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VOL. XLIV—NO. 68 BLYTHEVniE COURIER mws « __ . ,—__— - NfcWSPAPKR Of MORTMKABT ARKAtjeia *m^ Bn .»_ _. ' * ^^«* BlythevUle Courier Blylheville Daily Newi Russians Delay Rail Traffic into German Capital Trains Halted But j*. Fil »olly Allowed to Proceed to Berlin . June 13. (0p>_The "" y Cllt °" nn fre '8 ht om western Germany to . tr« traffic ?h « C u ed a " ^mmenl with tne British permitting resumption of normal shipments to the German .. C ?J- H a'« W. Holmcr. chief of the Transport Division ot the Amer . lean Military Government, announced that Russian-British negotiations had led to a settlement which would permit resumption of normal freight traffic to Berlin by this evening. Twenty-seven freight trains from the Western zones which had been tied up at Helmstedt by the Kuss- lan action were released immediately, and some already were proceeding to Berlin, It was said Holmer said the Russians gave the green light to allied freight trains, on which about 2000000 Germans In Berlin depend for Jlpod and other supplies, after conferences with the British authorities in Berlin and at Helmstedt, which is on the Russian-British zonal boarder. Clly Rap« Soviet Order Gen. Lucius D. Clay had denounced the Russian action which had not permitted any freight trains, either German or allied to Farmers Report More Damage By Grasshoppers Additional reports of grasshoppers moving in on Mississippi Cour.ty farmers are being received, Keith Bllbrey, county agent for North Mississippi County announced today. The pests have been reported in the Big Lake area. One farmer reported damage to crops on a strip of ground extending one and one- half miles. Another farmer In the same vicinity was forced to plow under his cotton and replant (he acreage to corn because of the grasshopper damage. The reports indicate that the situation is more serious than at first believed, and farmers are being urged to take immediate action to control the insects. AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI MisjiMlppi Villey Lead* BlythevUle Herald SATURDAY, JUNK 12 1948 SINGLE COPIES HV« CENTS House Passage Of Draft Is Seen GOP and Democratic Leaders Both. Predict Speedy Disposition Raging Columbia River Hits Third Cresf, Sending Wove of Water over North Portland WASHINGTON, June 12. —(UP) —Republican and Democratic leaders predicted today that the House will pass the 19-through-25 draft bill next week. They said (he bill probably will clear the House much faster than it did the Senate where almost a week of day and night sessions was required to bring it to a vote. The measure Is scheduled to be - - „> ^,,, tu ™ ™ te< * an "y the Rules Committee pass the Soviet check-point at Mar-! Mt)nda J r - Speaker Joseph W. Marti: Bjr Kogert Johiuon (UnMed frtft Staff Corrnsn, PORTLAND, Ore., June 12"7up> —Flood waters today engulfed th« huge Portland-Columbia Airport swept over 2,000 homes in North Portland and threatened tlw «43 000.000 Reynolds Aluminum Plant' The Columbia River reached > third critical crest along Us lower reaches, bursting new dikes i,,id pushing brown water over « vast expanse of North Portland. A wave of water .whlpixjd with whitecaps. coursed through a loo- foot break In the Peninsula Drainage Dike, The water swept over a 12-mile, 8,000-acre strip of rich farmlands, dairies, golf courses and suburban homes In the North Portland area. The crisis was unabated throughout the Pacific Northwest: At Wenatchee, Wash., the Columbia buckled the city's pumping station and left the 12,000 residents with only a single day's water supply. Work crews labored through the night to tap an alternate reser- Army engineers said the Columbia River dike at Rlchland, Wash., near the government's atomic ener- By plant, was In "critical condition " Army planes flew loo.ooo sand bags to Ricliland at the request of oifi- At Longvlew, Wash., the Columbia rose six-tenths of a foot above the June 1 crest, sending It to the highest mark since the 1894 Hood stage. Levees were holding but 1 200 men worted In three shift* i, hold back the water. ! At /Trail, British Columbia residents ran out of sandbags as the Upper Columbia lenbofn, on the boundary of the Russian zone of Germany, .during most of today. But the American military governor had taken no action to enter the dispute, waiting to assemble all the facts. The British-Russian' agreement settled the matter in the meantime. Clay denied that Berlin freight yards were comgei'ted— one reason the Russians had given for halt- Ing the traffic— and said food supplies in Berlin were "very limited." The Russian move had been interpreted at first as another step In the Soviet campaign to force the Western allies out of Berlin but quick settlement of the Issue suggested that the Soviets had intend.- •?£ no drastic actioiiu and .'hat So"1*!. oflicers migh't "have Viisunder^ stood orders for new controls on traffic. Soviet Promise Probe British transport officials said the Soviets had promised an investigation and would not refuse Portland Policemen Jack JYaser, right and Oeorg c „, North P' Un ' dentltled iBmi]y to «™™««« tl.eir home on Bit floodwaters that smashed a dike and Inundated 2 000 honfes' port and a ,43,000,000 aluminum plant. (NBA Telephoto.) ' a large air- , ., c ". £(| eed over the Portland Alr- i""! ™ 11Wilvs - Tlle airport prevlous- ly h " d abandoned. Pour golf against the Blue Jr., said he hopes to bring it up on thc House floor Tuesday or Wednesday, and dispose of It in a single day. However, the bill to draft men for two years of military service has encountered stiff opposition In the Rules Committee and a close vot« 1 is expected. That committee decides! what legislation shall go to the' floor lor debate. Rep. Forest A. Harness, 'R., inrt appeared to hold the deciding ballot in the committee. Barring possible switches during the weekend, the committee's other 11 members were reported divided so evenly on the question that Harness' vote could throw the decision either way. • Committee chairmen Leo E. Allen, -H...ill. said he sees no need for 1 " UriCt. Kb' saTC- ho .will vote Iwo thousand homes were Inmi- dated during the swift rise of rio<xt- waters throughout the Multnomah Drainage District. Most of the resident* previously had been evacuated. A few returned In Ixiats In an attempt to salvage furniture or valuables. Army amphibious boats, churned across the new flood lake, rescuing cows, cnlves and marooned iwis Another body was recovered from the wreckage of Vanpoi t City ' rais- against the "rule." Harness, motion to grant it Conference Fight Over DP f s Seen House and Senate Conferees to Work Out Differing Details By Warren Buffet United Press Staff Correspondent A WASHINGTON, June 12. (UP)_ . A conference fi^ht shaped un tnrin- World War I Purple over differences between the Houi Heart veteran and former Indiana '; and Senate bills to admit at lea -t state commander of the American 200.000 homeless Europe™^ to Iht Legion, has not committed himself. — •-'-•• Europeans to thu, Truman Switches fro Foreign Issues, Calls Stalin Prisoner of the Politburo Br Mrrrlmui Smdh United Press WhiU House Rtporttr ntE ^ u ^UTE WITH PRESIDENT TRUMAN, June U. (U.P.)-Presl- ,T h ,<L P f" ide ? f : n^ ha ^ in,..,,... rt1 . '"" C " n rc " >tlons at »"Kelc y . Cal. the tenor of his speech at Ore., last night when Mi! crowd gathered about the 1 '] /arm tSf'Kts train that ' fh the itburo." was " a Prisoner of . Recalling his meeting with Stalin said ln 1945> Mr " His friends said he might vote yes trains from the West which were By noon today, the British said, six trains were on sidings between Magdeburg and Berlin, and another 22 were tied up in Die hnnnove area awaiting permission to con tlmie to Berlin. The order closing the Soviet zone to freight trains Isolated Berlin by rail. Since the Easter week transport crisis no allied passenger trains have rim into Berlin. Outbound freight has been handlei by truck oi» plane. ngA British announcement of th ^Siviet ban said it went into effect at 8 p.m. Friday (midnight CST) The first, train affected was a British train. Soviet guards refused to admit it to thc Soviet zone claiming the contents of four freight cars containing army supplies lacked the required itemization. Ark-Mo to Have 17 ot Convention Of Utility Officials About 17 delegates from thc Arkansas-Missouri Power Company will leave Biytheville tomorrow to attend the annual Arkansas utilities A?sociatinn 'convention at the Arlington Hotel in Hot Springs Monday and Tuesday of next iveck.' The two-o'ay conference 'vill be liir.li-lighted by addresses bv C F Byrnes, editor of the Southwest Publishing Company of Ft. Smith T. M. Martin, president of Lion Oil Company of El Dorado and Charles C. Wine, chairman of the Arkansas Public Service Commission of Little Rock. A banquet will conclude activities for the first <iny of the-•meeting, and new officers vill be inaugurated al thc morning session, Tuesday. C. L. Leighton, of the Southwestern Gas and Electric Company In DcQuecn is thc retiring president. f Those who will atlend from Bly- evillc include Mr. and Mrs. James Hill, Jr., and Mrs. Joe T. Hughes, Mr. and Mis. James Ncbhul Mr and Mrs. J. V. Oalcs, H. B. Richardson, W. W. Austin, Miss Clara Ruble, Mr. and Mrs. Langston Ashford, Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Crafton Mrs. Ann Holt, and Miss Jane Me-' Adams, Bang's Disease Tests Planned At Leachville Dr. E. L. Kiltrell, representative of the S'-Jtr Veterinary Department of Littie Ife-.ck will be in the Leachville area testing cattle for Band's disease June 22. North Mississippi County agent. Kefth Bilbrey, announced toclav. At least one case of undulant fever has been reported in that area, and numerous cattle owners have requested that a check be made. Farmers wishing to Jiave their cattle tested should make a request to Paul Hcndrick.son, vocational teacher at Leachville, so services can be obtained. Mr. Bil'orey pointed out that most any aiea could obtain the testing services of the veterinary department through the Extension service, if sufficient number of cattle could be accumulated in the same place to justify making the tests. Tests arc mandatory under Arkansas law for owners of dairy herds and the Arkansas Supreme has upheld a provision of the State Health Department requirii-.g i In all he would keep them. Hut the people who run the (Russian) government are very specific in saying that he can t keep them." for tighter restrictionsTnThe If- ™!±., a , 8 "5 ll ' c .'! Ui ' and If" he could lection of immigrants. Sen. Ch?r,mnn Revercomb R W. Va.. who is expected to head the Senate conferees, said the "protections placed in the Senate bill are right and fair." These include r>- oulremculs that half of the displac"- 5d persons admitted to the United slates be farmers, and that half be from the Balric nations Eastern Poland. Serlously ' tll llc ' and These restrictions were not included in the DP bill which the House passed late yesterday bv a vote of 289 to 91. Critics of the Senate measure have charged that it discriminates against some national and racial groups. They have praised the House version as more "liberal." Compromise Seen However, Senate backers of the legislation are confident that thc conferees can work out the differences over details. , Sen. Homer Ferguson, R Mich = a ' ri hc was "glad to see the House aft Lashes Back at Truman GOP Hopeful Defends Congress Against President's Attacks PHILADELPHIA. June 12. (UP) —Sen. Hubert A. Taft rested his defense of the 80th Congress today with an appeal to the people to give It a vote of confidence by electing a president that will carry out. Iti program. -ome lime or other that country and this great country" are ! cr in the Senate and o'lie going 10 understand that their mil- • 'ending candidates for the O air Taft, the Ilepuullcnn pollcymak- .,- !r. ,1... r- , ' •«'« of the ? pres- nomlnnlion. went on the ... ,, , nst "lB»t to defend Congress presidents remarks about against President Truman's clinrcei were not new. He made a | that it wns the "worst' 'in hlstorv stalr.mr.nf i,, A.,.,, .. ... He ncciiscd Mr. Trlimnn of » Wl ,ck- guarding Congress at every whistle station In the West....for the simple reason that Congress happens to differ with him in his whole phil- uial interests mean the welfare and peace of the world as a whole " The ; • Stnlin similar statement in April to the wHshi.nston meeting of the *,„•"-_ lean society of Newspaper Editors. However, at that time Mr. Truman said it in confluence and reporters were instructed to treat it as off the record. There was no indication why the "vontlng „,.„ F r n s . ""• clla "Stti his mincl cyout ! lim for traveling abo publicly about Stalin. But I m a 15-car special osophy of government. Taft called Mr. Truman "the gal' ' ncW5nie " accompanying- him inter- j taxpayers' expense preled It to mean 'there would be I H e said.' more about Stnlin it, his address at the University of California this afternoon. 'end assailed 11 the country train at the Pl «idcnt Truman's worst Congress" crack "plves aid 1 and comfort to nil those who want '" destroy represenlative govern- Missco Baptists Protest Racing At W. Memphis Worker* Conference Adopts Resolution At Armorel Meeting ,,. Th ,* , w ?' ker s Conference of Hie Mississippi county B^U,* Assocla- t on In session ye.slerday In Armorel adopled a resolution urging Qov Ben T. k*ney to use his Influence to prevent the Arkansas 1Ucll]S j Commission from granting » permit for a horse racing track In West The action of the Mississippi County group follows similar wo- esls made hy (he Ministerial Alliance In Mempnb, Memphis clly officials, nnd the Tennessee Conference of the Mcthoillst church About 8,000 members of tho iiup- tlst Church are repratmUxl by the Mississippi County Association The action was taken on nil oral resolution and the R«V. P. H. Jernlgan pastor oj the Calvary Bnp 1st Church In Biytheville, association moderator wns authorized t o prc- ixue (he resolution and forward it to Governor Lniley Iti Utlle Rock. The workers conference also protested an application for a liquor slore In LUtle Rock which would be located next door to the Dap lit Book store. Student Give* DerotlomU The Armorel Baptist Church wns host (o the conference ot church workers at thc meeting yesterday Tile general theme for the nicettuK was "How to Tench the Bible Through Vacation-Bible Schools." The devotional was given by thc Hev. Warren Alsup of Armorel student In thc Southern Baptist College, Walnut, nidge, and Rev. Howard King, pastor of Number Nine Uaptlst Church, 5 on "What the Vacation Bible School is." The Rev. and Mrs. Einmit Cross of Brlnkley's chapel gave a demonstration showing a vacation Bible school In session. They were assisted by members of Briiikley's Chapel. During the afternoon session the Uev. Russell Duffer, pastor of the New Liberty Baptist Church, delivered a sermon on "The Church " The Rev. c. J. Rushing of Burdctte, assoclatlonnl missionary, presented his report on missionary work within thc county, nnd a meeting of the nssoclalton'B Executive Board was conducted. Luxora Rotarians Hear Address By Maid of Cotton Miss Matilda Nail of Fort Worth, Tex., 1MB Maid nf Cotton, wns guest speaker at » joint meeting of the Rolary Club and Rolary Anns of Luxora In the Luxora iligli School cafeteria la.it night. Miss Nail, who recently completed a tour of Western Europe and who is pnsenlJy touring the United Slates In the interest of cotton, tokt of her travel;) and tin: experimental use of cotton clothing as being adaptable in al! climate conditions. Miss Nail was the guest ol Mr and Mrs. S. .7. Smith of Luxora and was Introduced by Mr. Smith. The ineetlnir was presided over by R L. Houck, president ot the Luxora Rotary club. Guests at the meeting Included mcnai»rs of the joiner Rotary club and notary Anns; Miss Mary Alice Wllkl/is of Memphis, wtio cha'peron- ccl Miss Nnli O n her trips, and Mr ami Mrs. Green B. Grccr of Biythe- ville. Arabs and Jews Continue Truce Violation Charges By Walter ColHiw eiuu other with violations of the Palestine trued *^ Bernaaol£ i American Ships To Back Truce the the ke Firestone Gives Rubber Workers 11-Cent Raise CLEVELAND, June 12. (UP)_. The Firestone Tire ,t Rubber Co and the United Rubber Workers' U. S. Vesieli, Planes To Be Sent in Answer To Bernodotte's Plea By Kdward M. Karry "LAKIK 'aSss'*" (; " rr "«" )nd< '» l > IUI>> — The United Slates will send nice slilps a,,d plnnes ^ Pnlcslllle In response to an urgent appeal from Unltrd Nations mediator Count Koike Strimdotte, It was learned today. Bcrnndatte telephoned UN headquarters to report that the six ships lie hurt requested from the United Stales. Prance and Belgium were needed urgently to maintain tbe uneasy truce which began yesterday morning, He urged UN officials to exert every effort to speed the delivery of the small force which will do (he truce policing. An American spokesman, who explained the United stales had only befn nwalUng UcrmidotteVt formal request .snld the U. S.wouiil send the truce ships requested by the mediator. In his ovglnal request Tuesday, BerimdoUe also asked France to provide two ships anil Belgium one. However lie complained to UN headquarters that noiiB or the ships rcquesle 1 from the three countries which from the Security Council's Jerusalem Truce Commission have appeared In mitl- East waters. BernadoUc also decided to duck thc touchy tmejitlon of using Hrlt- Ish ships nnd planes—an Issue wlilch had brought an Israeli Varn- Ing that the truce might end if. there were British participation, "however small," in. the truce police force. Alter denying official British statements that he had asked for he would i for Just a few hours M*A %, the h °'y it? K f, V lrst the situations." However, one of truce observers already ' Ol Pablo Azacarate, United Nation* representative w ho sp«fit toirs f™ In Jerusalem when It was a batOe- Broim<l, stayed behind in Cairo to' act as u contact between the Arab League and Ikrnadotte's mediation party. | Press reports said Secretary G«n. nf ii A A d "l njlhman Az2«m P«h« of the Ar.b league called an urgent early morning meeting of League representatives to discus, reports that jcwhh trooiis still were firing at Syrian trooiw in Northern Palestine early today. •llio reports said another Arab protest was made to Beraadotte over this alleged violation in addition to Arub cliargM of lout other Jewish truce violations made yesterday. * J«w» Continue Ch»rr« Reports from Tol Aviv said th« Jews also continued to' mak« dinrges that the Arabs were rlolat- inu the cease-fire. The Israel army chief of stkff claimed the Syrian* attacked alter the truce deadline at Mishmnr Hsyarden, In upper Qali- • ce. using artillery, srmor and planes. ^ Arab Legion troops made a five- liour nltnck on Jewish-held villaget In the Lyddn area, the Jewish spokesman said, and Egyptian troops In tbe Claza-Isdud area attacked around noon ' • Meanwhile, l n Haifa, the 30,000- ton British troopship Samarl* began loading an estimated 3,000 British troops, Including a large group of British colonials bound for fevoc and North Africa. . The British also speeded up their evacuation or military stores. Three and four ships are being loaded at once In the Haifa harbor. Tile first group of United Nation* observers arrived at Haifa bv plane yesterday.- They have- bee n.asiigned -' to keep a watch on the post* of Haifa and Tel Aviv. The team Included seven Americans under the British unit*, Dernadoltc told the I « )mi » ar 'd of Col. Erik de Leva! of UN that thfl additional planes !•„ :iecd.ed lor "transportation" purposes probably could be provided by the United Slates and the Netherlands. The Uniled Slates, Franco and Belgium ench have provided 21 officers, which, together with five Swedish officers, give Bcrnndotte a tola! po!ic« force of only 6tt offl- AlthouBh Bernndotte reported to the UN tluit "Hie truce, In genera!. Is going u-cll," he indicated he was Bravely worried liy the shojlage of personnel. Because ol this shortage, he sairt lie could not hope to get down to the Job of working on a final political solution tor Palestine, until sometime next week at Hie earliest. MM. Redman *° Attend Conference in Hew York the Swedish Army. Senior American officer* ; were Naval Capts. D. Thomas Eddy and S. D. WillmEham. They were accompanied by two naval commanders, one naval lieutenant and two Marine majors. ~' Wage Dispute Agreement at Oak Ridge Seen OAK RmOR, Tenn., June 12. (UP*—Negotiations In a wage dispute at Itie National Atomic Laboratories here continued far Into the early-morning hours today and f.cdcral labor experts said that chances of averting a threatened strike "look pretty good." I Federal mediators were conduct- Redman, executive j Ing the talks along with represent- Mrs. secretary (01 the Mississippi County Tubeic.ulo.sis Associnlion wlil leave tomorrow to attend Hie National 'llibcrculosi.s Conference at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York City. The conference will hold fts first session Tiirsttny morning and extend through the the week. remainder of dairy operators to take diseased an- i 202,000 war refugees. -- -tiist ccjip. the house bill would artmit imals out of production. forfeits Cash Bond Beseiaiufe Peres forfeited a $35.25 Ferguson said he does not object to tfie Czech provision because "tluv '.vould become displaced too." persons Biytheville Man Willing to Marrv ^^ * I 1A •. ^f %lf*-l ^K^ jtAA ' Court Dismisses Lawsuit Involving Political Row The circuit court suit in which two elected members of the M-,s- i ,,., sissippi County Democratic Ccn- ! tral Committee in Little River Township sought the ouster ot three appointed membcra has been dismissed by Judge Charles W Light of Paragould ,lt was disclosed today. Through error, It was stated in yesterday's Courier News that a demurrer to the complaint had been overruled when It should have been stand thc difference between American principles of free government and Communism...." Taft said ,. . , — ™, He blasted the president's legls to(ia >'' tonight and Smiitoy. Sc ' at . latlve program, saying a would crn tere(1 '''""dcrshuwcrs Northwest -•- --•••• - " vl> -- portion " Weather Arkansas Forecast: Partly cloudy "completely regiment- choked by taxation, under the I complete domination of centralized Two B/yt/icviT/e Youths Complete Leadership Course by Red Cross Robert Crafton and Nancy Ann Slilvley. Blythcvlll, ' - Railway Heads Propose Outlawing of Strikes WASHINGTON. June 12. (UP>Railway management proposed today that Congress amend the Railway Labor Act to prevent national strikes H suggested that this be done eithe rtbrough court orders forbidding walkouts or the equivalent of cct»pui.;ory arbitration. The recommendations were submitted to the joint Congressional labor committee by J. Carter Port, vice president and counsel for the Association of American Railroads. .Jvancod re- crease thc Little River Townshiu Mrs. Dorothy Lawlor, "Presentation on the Center, N. ----'- committee i, your 5 )a ' )cr has - Ishlng times from other parts of the country concerning Individuals seeking mates with money, hov about a mile local news on the ceJy latest I'.eid prospect, fo,; » h^bind.'But visement at that time. His decision ;*» o'n ^0^ S? $» $£ ™* "" *' h "> further plesrlinxs i suit was dismissed. file this afternoon or tonight Not much change In temperature Minimum this morning—67. Maximum yesterday—95. • Sunset lorlay—7:13. Sunrise tomorrow 1.46 PrcclpHallor.. 24 hours to i n m today—none. Total since Jan. 1—23.14. Mean temperature (midway between high and low—81. Normal means for May—70.2. City, cxccutlre secretary for St. Francis County and Miss Dorothy [i of Joncsooro. executive secretary for Cralghcad County will make the dip to New York with Mrs. Redman. Deadlock May Be at End In Coal Wage Dispute WASHINGTON, June 12. (U.P.I — Soft, wage negotiators hinted today t .it the week-long deadlock In discussions of a new 1(148 contract nas been broken. Charles O'Neill, operator spokesman, and John L. Lewis, United Mine Workers president, told reporters after a two-hour negotiating session this morning that the conference will resume at 3 p m Monday. - v- • Mississippi County to Send Large Delegation to Arkansas 4-H Camp Mississippi County will have one of thc largest delegations at the State 4-H Camp at Fayettevllle the first week h, Aususl. club suncr- - visors, Keith Bllhery, and Mrs. « Gertrude Bond Hollman, said today. !•—I. ^^ cnmp and In this manner Mlssiss- camp at Camp Clear Fork, June ' interest In Junior Reel Cross acti 1 vines In their local schools. and Mrs. Holiman will attend supervisors from the North the County. Several demonstrations are being planned by 4-H clubs In this vicinity. An entry will be selected from the annual dress revue, which will be a part of thc Annual 4-H Club Rally Day, July 17, to represent the county in the style show, and among other divisions to be en- dairy foods demonstnttliin tered Is planned, "winner of the state competition In this field will go to Chclago to the National 4-H Congress, later in the summer. Among other events planned for ••liO Summer <-H program Is the annual visiting day at the experiment station at Marianna, July 16. The aiuiunl Rally nay will be conducted at the fairgrounds In Biytheville an many of the club members will give their demonstrations to be entered In the Stale at Fayetteville at that time. ntives of the Atomic Trades and Lnbor Council (AFL> and Carbide and Carbon Chemical Corp., which operates the laboratory for the government. In Washington, Labor Department officials predicted that agreement on new contract terms wouM be reached "within the next 24 hours." They said the settlement would probably call for a pay raise of "between 14 and 16 cents an hour" for the 875 workers Involved. The union had asked a 26-ccnt boost and the company had offered 10 cents. Yesterday, U. S. District Judg? George C. Taylor dissolved a no- strike injunction which the government obtained in March under the Taft-Hartley Law to avert a strike at that time. The injunction, good only for an 80-day period, expired Monday. Its dissolution opened the possibility ot » legal strike, and the workers voted to put themselves on 24-hour strike notice. Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111.. June 12 (UP) — (US DA)—Livestock: HORS: 860. Market 25c lower than yesterday's close or 25 to We lower than yesterday's average. Hogs weighing 400-lbs, steady; packing SOWS, 25c lower; top, $2i.75; pigs mostly 2Sc to 50c lower; top, *2I 5O- $2350. Compared v,nth close last week, all kinds 50c to W higher. Cattle: 250; calves: 50 earmarked for Monday; compared with close last week, good and choice steers and heifers, 50c to $l higher; most- y 11 up; common and medium, SO cents higher; cows. 50 cents to $1 ligher; bulls steady; vealers steady 'o 50 cents higher; replacement :teers barely steady. Bulks for th« week: good and choice steers, »M.25- $36; medium steers, $29.50-32.50; few cutler and common steers, $23-28; good and. choice heifers and mixed yearling $B-K; medium «3r*>; cuttor and common »!«-»; good cows *25-2g; common »nc! Slfl-M; cannert aod eutten, 18.