The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 18, 1948 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILEE THE DOMINANT VOL. XI.IV— NO 73 Blylheville Courier Blytheville Daily News Mississippi Valley Lend or Blytheville Herald ARKANSAS AHD SOUTHEAST MISSOURI NEWS Blyiheville Area Gets Heavy Rain; Drouth is Ended W«otK«r Observer £ Reports .92 of Inch; Moit Since May 3 Nearly art inch of rain fell in Blytheville last night, Ihe heaviest precipitation in more than six weeks, and it ended a drouth which was thrcalen- iiijf same crojis in Mississippi County. ' _ The rainfall last night apparently was general throughout ihe county and followed several scattered showers earlier in the week and more or less general rains in most other sections of the stale. Heavy wind accompanied Ihe ram and R, E. Blaylotk, official observer in Blyiheville for the United Stales etVadier Bureau, reported rainfj\. of .92 of one Inch. The ruin was the heaviest »lnce May 3 when .95 of an Inch WM reported. Last, night's rain brought to 24,03 inches the total precipitation th.'s year, which is more U-,an double the amount recorded at this time last year. m* The highest temperature ycster- fTiay was 90 degrees, and tl le low this morning was 66 degrees. Only minor damage to telephone lines and power service resulted from the wind, it was indicated today after a survey of the Missis- uppi County and Pemiscot County • reas. Lightning Hlls Transformer Lightning struck a transformer on one of Ark-Mo Power Company's poles in the 400 block on West Main Street, around six o'clock last night, knocking out electric service 011 Ash and Main Streets between Broadway and Fifth formoic • than two hours. H. B. Richardson, manager of the power company's Blythevilla o(lice stated that sen-ice was re- Jtored around 8 o'clock last night. Lightening also struck a power line to the Promised Land comiit-.:- KLYTHKVILI.E;, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, JUNK 18, 1948 FOURTEEN PAGES Oleo Forces Kill Restriction on Army Oleo Buying WASHINGTON, June 18. (UP) — Senate Oleo forces claimed a minor, and possibly temporary, victory today in their running fight with butler state" senators. The oleo grout) caught the butter backers off guard last night mid eliminated a 17-year-old restriction on Army purchases of oleo from the annual Military Appropriations Bill. The provision, written Into every Army appropriations bill since 1031, was attacked by Sen. J. William t'nlhright, D., Ark., and knocked out by voice vote after brict floor debate. However, the military appropriations bill, passed earlier by the house, now goes to conference where the oleo ban may be put back In. The disputed clause prohibits the Army from buying oleo for anything but' cooking unless soldiers say they'd rather have it or unless climatic conditions make butter "Impractical." ^ _ ^^ — ~ -—„ L,,W.V SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS House Passe^Qne - Year Peacetime Draft Compromise Conference Expected to Adapt Bill to Senate's Stronger Measure * • • Bernadotte Asks Longer Truce Court May Halt Soft Coal Strike Injunction Is Seen As Only Way to End Chance of Walkout WASHINGTON, June 13. (UP)— Federal Mediation Director Cvrus S. Chlug said today hc will send the soft coal wage dispute to the White House this afternoon. Next of Kin Begin Identification of 43 Crash Victims Investigators Seek Cause of 4-Engine Transport's Plunge MT. CARMEL 1 , I>a., June 18. <UP) —Next of kin will be brought here today to start the sail task of identifying thc bodies of 43 passengers and c-ew members killed In the crash rf a DC-6 Luxury Liner. A United Airlines spokesman said fumily members able to make Ihe trip will vlnw the remains nt a funeral home in nearby Ceulralia. As special investigators searched the wreckage to determine whv the fonr-engined plane crashed yesterday, the company said "any statement as to th« probable cause of the accident to Plight <H4 would lie premature and might prove misleading." A witness who was only 100 yards from the big plane when it crashed told Investigators today that he could ree no sign of smoke or the before the airliner ploughed into a transformer station and exploded Harry Stibitz, of Arlstes, a worker at thc MirtValley coal breaker 'flow S e w^ l hSi V .l lh aU 1 t an iSo'?^ B . t Y KESUCCESS ' N ^'-n- IB. <U. P .>-Thc united states and Great „.;."J^ e i ?_.«™? h ..«»p"« °"; 11 .":: i 'l 5Mi ^ o(her . iratlons ' are »"">»"« <° p^c«,«» VnM By Charles H. Hcrrohl United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, June 18. - I UP) —Sources close to the soft coal dls- ^ iit _ pnte said today that another court y, he said, disrupting _"ervic«"for I injunction Is the only way to prc- ; —,_, -„ . - vent a nationwide coal strike next month. Count Folke of Sweden, (far left) UN mediator bt ,-««»line, today J« eonsiderln, ,•*(„, the Jews »nd Arabs f,,r Rn e,t«wl« n of the 28-,tay Halesllne truce n ,, H . Jn rff«|. Wi (h h| m Rr( . sh,,wn' Thoma, Kddy. USN, and R.I,* B u.u-h. rH-ntbcrs „, n>l .,ll,ll on , nd „„.' ««n learns «nl U, Ihe H« !y I*nd lo aid truce observance there (NEA Telephoto.) ' * • ... UN to Be Asked for Truce Extension; Many Diplomats Believe War Ended jVpproximately 30 minutes. A tree was blown across a 6.903 voll line between Blytheville 'ami j Th fi caw may be sent to the Luxorfc, Mr. Richardson stated t White House today or tomorrow, it leaving J_uxora in darkness for a' I was silid . to permit President Tni- v.hile. Sevetal sesondary and man lo invoke the injunction is the ,0 line? ln,:-'^H^!4ulLd»l l . ! i L Anlv M'{| V In nc,. .iii o ltatiOll\Vide V»e»h( long distance telephone service to St. Louis, Little Rock and Jonesboro ivns interrupted temporarily last night but service on most par-was r&storeri this morning The Sheriff's office in' Camth- •rsville reported this morning that power lines South of Caruthersville were blown down, interrupting service there for several hours. No other damage was reported. Several tree limbs were blown down in Blyiheville and a .small tenant house on the Oscar Moore farm East or BIythcville near Armorel was reported heavily damaged. The house \vas unoccupied. House Okays Admission of ^20,000 DP's WASHINGTON, June IB. <UP> — Tlie House today accented by voice vote" a compromise bill to' admit 220.000 displaced persons into thc United States. If the Senate also accepts the report the bill goes to the White House. The House overrode objections bv Rep. Emanuel Cellcr. D., N. Y. He said the purpose of the original House bill had been "utterly scuttled." Under the House bill, 200.000 immigrants would have been admitted from persons who were In ><;<:placed persons camps in Austria Germany anrf Italy prior to April 19-17. The conference accepted' the Senate version which provided that D.P.'s seekhij; to immigrate to this country must have been in the camps prior to December, 1945 "Most of the displaced pereoiis came into the camps after December 19«," Cellcr declared. "There isn't an ounce of humanity hi this conference report." by I the with United Mine'Worketi .President John L. Lewis and soft coal operator for H "last stab" effort to break their deadlocked contract negotiations. Hc first hoped to meet Lewis separately. But Ching made It clear after day-long meetings yesterday thnti there appeared to be little hope of breaking the stalemate. Government sources said it was only a question of time when he would lay dispute on Mr. Truman's doorstep. May Order Report Thc president returned from his western trip this afternoon. He could invoke the emergency machinery of the Taft-IIartley Act by naming a borad to investigate thc dispute. Once the board reports thc president could instruct the Justice Department to seek an injunction to stop a strike at least 80 days. Officials believed the president,'',' would order the boarti to report to | . .. him by next Wednesday, clearing l " ltnri the way to an injunction request before the miners begin their vacation next Friday. was going to try a landing on a culm taijk but figured he couldn't do it without hitting the office. The plane swerved sharply to the right. "I run so the plane wouldn't hit me." Stibitz said. "When I looked hack. T saw the right, wliigtip touch the (-round Just as the nose smacked into the transformer platform. There WHS a terrific explosion ami! all I c^uld see was pieces ot bodies' and plane parts falling all around."' Karl Carnil] Killed Among the victims were Earl Carroll. «. theatrical producer: Beryl Wallace, television and night club entertainer who had starred in Carroll's shows, and Mrs. Venita Varden, divorced wife of movie comedian Jack Oakie. Pour Chil Aeronautics Board Investigators and officials of united Air Lines examined each tiny piece of wreckage of the San Diego-to- New York Ufaliilincr. The plane was demolished when it crashed •itno a rugged hillside in excellent flying weather yesterday afternoon. Police roped off thc crash area. Hits o: bodies and fragments of the v , ^ . • « -...B *VI jjl I,;,U,^C IO 1:1 Nations Security Council that the 28-day truce in Palestine be another month, it was reported today. extended The proposal probably will area the si7<- plane vere scattered along the hillside for 600 feet. An of three city blocks . brush fire which started after >i" foiir-engined Douglas 1 air- Over Civil Rights White and Negro Dixie Republicans Split On Platform WriHnj By James F. Dmioran United Press Staff Correspondent PHILADELPHIA, June 18 . (UP) —A sub-committee battle between Negro and white Southern Republicans over a civil rights plank chap, ^d. up hcra todry as C\OP' lea*"begun, drafting their 19« election platform. The Republican Resolutions Committee elected Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr., oi Massachusetts, chai-- nian yesterday and then broke tip . -itt he 1 reached. Many was blackened i'"to nine sub-groups to hear The CAB in Washington announced that specialists on individual p-xrts of the plane would come here fr.ter if the investigators turn up anything for them to work on With the exception of two engines no pie:c of the plane larger than a few .-qnare feet had been found in the wreckage. Recently Restored lo Service I lanes of the Dc-s lype-among Ifm t>r,lt:l.?n,,, T. . . & them, plane, stored President Truman's private the Independence were rc- to service only hist March hade been frr.oumied vol- ncsscs tell the Repubhcaiw" what should be in their plattorm. Most of thc hearings, which continue today, were cnt and dried. The subcommittee on civil rights was a noisy exception. In Ibis committee, two Southern Lween the Jews and Arabs Is . diplomats, including some Jews and some Arabs, were known to believe that the present ccnsc- lire! agreement has brought an end to the Holy Land war. If fighting? resumes at all they believe it will be on a small scale, chiefly of the guerilla type involving Arab nnd Jewish extremist*. These diplomats believe that, the Jewish state of Israel will emcg from the armistice as a rull-ncdgcu sovereign state and the, Arabs will accept It iiy deed If (lot by word. • Events Indicate Peace were behind thc graving belelf Ilia the Palestine war Is over: 1. Both American and British Rush to Adjourn to Force Showdown On Long-Range Form Bill Differences WASHINGTON, June in. (U.l\)-Se,»,tn mxl iimwc for,,, Woe lenders Headed today for * showdown bnlllo ovor support prices for iiur(ciiUiim) I products They prepared lo fight out their illftereitcc-s In n yenatiMlmise conference committee—but In a hurry so Dial they cnn net whatever plan they ngrco upon IhioUHh Cmmress before tomorrow's adjournment goal. The controversy wus thrown Into R John conference committee after thc Senate last nlRht passed a limj'- raiiKc farm hill by n lopsided TO-IO- vol«. Thc House hist week by Foreign Aid Bill ConferenceStalls Deadlock Reached In Efforts to Adjust House, Senate Acts By John L. .Strctc (United Pri-ss Staff CnrrrsiKiTulrnO WASHINGTON, June 18. <UI'» — Sdmle-Housc conferees wrre locked tlKht today In a billion-dollar slnni- | Ble over ElliO]>cnll rccuvrry fiuuis. And for (lit; moment at, k-nsl economy-mlncled John Tnlxsr of New York held nil the aces The House conferees, led by Ta- cr, hrul timo | t i (licit- fnuir In driving to retain the $2,100,000 cut by the House from the ndmhils- Iratlon's foreign spending proiirnm. With the clock running ,jt on thc present congressional session they could sit tight and wait, and they expected the Senate to give. Four hours of bickering yesterday ylckleil nothing In the way of n compromise. Tnber, himself, snapped "No agreement, no progress Three Important ^opmcnts £S n ^^'""J?"*,* Tho key Issue Involved funds for -,,,,„. . ' ', •"" """MI thc. European Recovery I>ro|rram. mil I M V J ' '" C do '» lnl >''t ' I1le "<»"*. On thc bails Of KRP roe in the Palestine dispute are I estimates, cut more limn a billion privately expressing confidence that i off thc long-term program whllo the present truce will b c extended i the Senate voted to give thc ad- lor a long time beyond thc July 9 i ministration all hut $?OS.DOO,000 it voice volo approved a stop-gap bill. Odds niipciirrd lo favor Ihe House conferees. They were n-porlcd re- olvcd nut to give Ully ]„ n )0 C()n . And Ihey reportedly that If they stalled long enoiiKh the Kniuturs would Rive In sort (o net a fiinn hill of snme passc'd bcfiire adjournment. lint SPII. Otwge ». Alken, li., vt., cxjii'iuscil hn]ic> tlmt thc iiltlnmlo S«-n FAKM HIM, on Piinc 7 Congress Again Truman's Target Attempted Overturn Ot Civil Service Is Latest Charge WASHINGTON, Junr IS. (11.r.) — I'rahlenl Truman returned lo Washington frtini bin y,0<X].niii(. coast-lti-ciinsl .sjiereh-iimjiliip tour loiluy Just In I hue tor powdlile m-H- tau K lcs with (|, e Ite|,iiM|ciiii- <-<mtiiilh-{l OniKrrss. Thp I'rrnl- <lent'j mirrlal train rolh-,1 iiito llnliin Sttitlaii lirrc from Baltimore, last stop im his 15-day trip Hvrtm the imfhm. House Votes To Delay First Call Till 1949, WASHINGTON, June 18. (U.I.'.) — Tho House today uassod it dclnye<l-iielion peace- lime draft, providing for one- vcar inductions to begin next your. no ' !of e;;roe.s appeared ready to light lor ' o: n all-out in-ogram of civil rights lo ilcadline. 2. UN Secretary Genera] Trygve Lie, In recruiting 50 UN employes similar to those endorsed by President Truman. And in the same group were tw-j white Republicans of the Deep of determined Both sides in dispute were stand- were n iarf ing firm. Lewis refused to talk about i ---u--», one ™ U v . L -n ° rasl1 al Bli > 1ce Canyon Utah, killing 52 persons. Modifications to eliminate the fire hazard grounded. 1D48 cqnlract until the operators agreed to okay immediate payments' from thc 1947 welfare fund. He of- •"• '- - 5 ' fered to extend the current contract only if thc operators agreed to ac- tiviatc the 1947 fund and make any new wage raise retroac'ive to July 1, 1948. The operators rejected the de- while the planes were mnnrt to tictiviatc the fund. They offered to extend the current con- rctroactivity on tract but without wages. DDT Spray Crews To Wind Up Work Around July 1st nf it, * v, j- r i , S W ° re fdcn Mfled u J ' T "'Hc. United Wire from seven to 10 days The bodies were horribly mangled Tut Ic's staff began the task of piec ng fragments together ai , d co lect ng such information ns footprints, fin? serprints. and detUa, structures' Not one of the bodies of the 33 w*\?5^.r™\ a ''dtwo babies South, apparently _ tl4 .. block any aucnipt to write a sweeping civil right,? program into the platform. Cite Cunstllutlonalily jecause of j and Oiville Bullington of Texis of which 1 represented white Dixie Ronnbh- cans and opposed "ami" bills on constiuitional grounds. They indicated they think "persuasion and education"—not legi.s- lation—will settle the Smith's raciul problems. A heated hearing was expected today when the two Negroes on the sub-commiltce—Dr. Lee Owens ol Mississippi and Tooie Grant, a. Georgia woman—take their expected stand in favor o! the civil rights plank. Piesidcnt Truman already know; tor nn unprecedented "UN Army" help patrol Palestine during the nsk'cd for one year. DiMdlne'k Aids Taller Thc deadlock ye.sterdnv illnyed „ Into Tuber's hands because it In- | Iffs this I; crcnsert pressure for a quick nurce- ' U'e history Irucc. signed up the volunteer I me ' ltr wltl ' Coimross scheduled to guards for two and three-month ' t|>1 "' tQI1 ">rraw. But this advantage terms, not just for the period of the COU1<1 sllt "' Ilcmse Speaker Joseph 1 i W. Martin, Jr., and ,Sf-n. liohert A. •MI™ n i •. ,, ' Tart . 'l.. O.. now are doubtful that Folke Bcrnadotte. the the quitting date can bc met. For ERP both House provided the Scrmle and S4.QOO.OCO.OOt) In truce. 3. Count UN's Palestine Mediator, tol<i re- i i, .. J • *»i Nil J uC , ,v, V |.-,v, |jiui iiiuu •»•( .UTJUAJUU.UXJK 1EI '"M'J ± h orTwo iliorc" S 0r fln.'s'r n n' 1 C " S)1 - D ' U "1° HoII « s!X>Clf ' C " Ul<> ° 1V " se "''" " ro ^ m «"H"«r^ montn or two more lo finish hh money must last for 15-months nnd I i'"«maM<-is. : -set h-menl" I ' c """" c " t Arab-Jewish the Senate provided It could be ; Mr Truman expressed the Hope e ll spent-in a single year. KRP Boss | however, thai the. Senate "will soft- Paul G Hoffman snld the House'-" ••-•--• approach means scuttling nil i )( ,t relief phases of the European Recovery Program. It appeared that the Senate con- led by Chairman Styles " "-••- iiju two uau Chh^Se' -STK^ com P a^ rtn cZc f ted m the" Carb - V and put, them in niles Voters in Armorel To Pass on Bond Issue Tomorrow |^ Voters In the Armorel School Dis- ^i-lct. No. 9, tomorrow will decide the question of a S25.000 loan from the State Revolving Loan Fund the levying of a six mills annual tax on thc assessed valuation of the property. . ' Voting will get underway at 2 n in in the Armorel store and'contiinte until 6:30 p.m. , If the Armorel voters approve the!.?,, proposed loan the money will be " spent on Ihe erection of a combined home economics cottage and cafc- po- . coal fragments r-irr n' , £" c rcnc tio« of Earl Can oii s - vanities" s t nfr to his death appears on p ngc 9 a ,° a ,.'* ^P^r«t'siur,~ Mediator Gels T«re Terms TEL AVIV. June IB.' —(UP) — Count Folke Be run dot te -. turned to thc tusk of finding a suit-' forces, nhle formula for permanent' peace ! Bridges In Palestine today. Azwiln Pa.lha, general of Ihe Arab League, snlil In Cairo thai Bernadotte' had i agreed to submit his peace pro- f posals before ihe four-week Palestine truce expires three weeks from I now. H., N. ll.. ot thc Appro- | M:iny of Mr. Trtinmn's postal nom- prlallons Coinmlltce, were set to I Incc-.s arc servlns nl their |>osts , .,..„„>, Arab terms were given Bcrtm- what it's like to try to get a civil i dotlo, Araam Pasha said, but they rights program past thc Southern- I wcrc "ol made public. crs of his party. . Jewish terms, its announced by His program calls for enactment' Israeli Premier David Bcn"cjiTrioin of anli-lynching and anti-poll t.tx ''" the Israeli cabinet, were based on of thc wnge their strongest, fight for re- tentlon of the slrn-le-ycar spctullng period, IluL Brlclyes, throwing up his hands us he left the committee room, nlrrecd with Tnber that "no progress" had been made. Poland Protests 6-Power Agreement on Germany DDT spray crews tn Mississippi County will continue to spray houses until about the first of July, W. O. Stinnclt, Mississippi County super-1 visor ot the malaria control division I of the State Health Department' said today. Mr. Stinnett indicated that crews ASHINCSTON June 18 <up,_ around Manila would continue their ! «>"<* today delivered a slinrr, work there, nnd asked that those' J 5 , lot " 1 '" the United Stales ow-r who had asked that the crews re- L thc r e«=ent agreement bv the J-- tiirn at a Inter dale contact Goldic I w " tcr " P°*'ers on future admlii Stallings. Mackcy Flceman, or El- "*""— - " lmln win Home, who arc operating crews locatctl in Manila. It is believed that more than 10.000 homes will have been sprayed lo check mscct-ljornc diseases ' by bills and a measure to establish a Pair Employment Practices Commission. The president's endorsement of these measures ha s spill the Democratic Party wide open, hope their party can Arab recognition of thc State of Israel and freedom of Jewish Im- mlgrajion. "If it ts proposed lo open lalks on any other basis, then Bcrna- dottc's time and energies will - ges lar Intra-nmral battle, wasted," Hen Ourlom said Vondcnbcrg May Keep 'Hands Off Of Early Ballot Toft-Dewey Contest last of this month. The tax will be levied on ,1,1 assessed valuation of S3-I4.700 nnd the loan should be retired in 20 Soybeans CHICAGO. June bean quotations: (F. O. B. Chicaeo open high low •'"ly *16b 420 413'. : Cotton Traders Await Congressional Action NEW YORK, June 18. (UP) — Cotton futures see-sawed narrowly in slow dealings today as maify traders stood by awaiting congres- i* ,rrn> c. ' , sl °" nl dcvcl °P»i™ts on farm ie«ls- ; is. <UP>—Soy- ; latlon and foreign aid approuria-^ tlons. close Activities meanwhile were given : strike for >vcr largely to evening up in the I for those istration of Western ^eVmany.' Polish Ambassador Jozef \yinte wcz said the nolc expressed Poland s position that the Mx-ixwer agreement, violated (he Ya a.7ot/- dam. and other intet mcnts on Germany. 500,000 Quit in Strike Preview PARIS, June 18. (UP)--Sf>mp » h «T ln ««p«XS quit their Jobs an hour early today In a preview of a nationwide general strike called by thc Commun- Isi-led General Confederation of L»n txir, The COT set the one-hour token 11 a.m. tomorrow. But be off to- hours wslk- By Lylc C. Wilson United Press Staff Corrcspondcnt PH1LADELPHIA. June 18. (UPI —Sen. Robert A. Tnfl was reliau!/ reported i.o<lay to have received persona! assurances that Senate President Arthur H. Vandenberg wl.l keep "hands off" In the early ballot Tnft-Dfivt-y contest for the Republican presidential nomination. Thc United Press teamed these assurances were given Taft In n facc-to-facc talk with Vandenneri within the past 36 hours. Thc meeting followed published report.s that, Vandenberg would willingly gj along with the nomination of Gov. Thomas E. Dewcy of New York it John roster Dulles were named Secretary of State. Taft and Vnndenberg got together in Washington, obviously on motion of thc Senator from Ohio. Their meeting added to the certainty here that this Republican National Convention would be a flam-bang contest between the New York governor and Taft. They are thc men to boat. Vandenberg'* assurances Included Adjournment Rush Fatal to Anti-Red Bill WASHINGTON. Julie 1!). (UPt — Thc Muiull-Nlxon Cotimnmlsf- control Ijlll today became n c:is- ualty of thc congressional rush for adjournment. Chairman Alexander Wiley. R.. Wis.. whose Sennle Judiciary Committee has been working on the bill, said "there isn't cnouRh time" for the Senate to net on It bfforc tomorrow's scheduled adjournment. He also s.ifd Attorney General T The House provides for induction of men M-through-m years of nB » lint It wax considerably 'milder llinii the vuislan passed by tho Senate. It was promptly started toward a conference committee to compromise the differences. Itestrlclioiis written Into the bill by unruly haitse members were ccr- IMn to be shnrply moilltlcd bcfov* the mcnsm-o becomes Ir.w. Thc Sen. ato approved a stronger, two-year Immediate draft. Soiiw House military expert* sharply criticized Ihe House version as little better than no draft nl nil. The House draft bill calls f or a delay In Inductions until after Jan. Jl. Between now anil then, ths urmctl services would launch an •Inlciislflnr rccrultltie camimigu lo net the extra men they need by volunteer methods. Should llils full, the president could stint the draft. Men would ! culled for 12-iiionths service. Shortly before passing the bill the House voted 283 lo 125 against a motion lo send It back to tho Armed Services Committee. Hail thc motion carried, it would hav« killed the bill. All-NIjtht gRslon Stm With the Congress driving for I Saturday adjournment, acting Sen. ntc Republican Leader Kenneth S Wherry threatened an all'nlght ses- Mon, If necessary, to break a possible Inst-mlnuto filibuster against whatever compromise draft measure la agreed to by Senate-Hoiu« conferees. Sen. Glen IT. Taylor, D., Ida. has threatened to "talk at length" against whatever measure Is reported by the conference committee. "I wnmler how many of you are Wherry snlri Congress was deter- still being held up by the ScnVtc nll " crt U) 1 ? u "' tomorrow whether or Unn7" i,n .,,1.1 ' llot 'here is a filibuster. "It there Is a filibuster, we'll have to |)n>n!f It," he added, Except by a cloture vote, which requires a two-thirds majority volo lo limit debate, filibusters can be broken only by keeping the Scnat» is-, cor.tinuoiis session until the 111- ibiisiere stop talking. Chairman Walter G. Andrews R N.Y., of the House Armed Services' Committee kept mum on his plaits to salvase a "workable" draft from thc battered House bill. The final version of the draft will be worked out. by a Joint House-Senate compromise committee. Informed .sources believe the 19- ihroiigli-25 draft law might wind up with a provision tor IB-months service, and witti a delay of 90-days substituted for the scven-montl'i wait approved by the House. Kd[). Oewey Short, R., Mo leader of thc anti-draft uloc, tola'House members that the restrictions they fly Mcrrlmun Snillh (II. V. Whllii House lli-imrlrr) AUOAltD TIIUMAN TRAIN. June Ifl. 1UP)—President Truman today added a new charge aef.ln.^ the Keputallean-conlrollccl Congress attempting to "overturn Die civil service program." New-Inn tlii! etiel of his a.OOO-mlle swing aroiiiul the country, the president made an early morning •••/,., tudny at Altoonn, Pa., wJirn P, ,n- sylvanla |)ostmn.stcrs were having lliclr nnminl convention. Many of the postmasters came clown lo the ralhond stntion to B»'et the. president nt 0:05 a.m. nnny of you are nig ncici up by without continuation?" t, e sn)( j "A niciil many.I juclijc, because lltey have held up more postmas- thls time ttinn ever before In history of thc Congress." The president pointed out that postmasters arc selected on n civil service basis, innny with veterans' proferrjjce. "Yet." he said, "this Congress has seen fit lo hold up confirmation hoping tlmt something will happen so they can overturn thc en Its heart nnd confirm those of you who linvffli'l been con/lrmcd." Many Nominations Pmtlinjf Revcrnl hundred post master nominations have been |>emllnj; In the Senate for an extended period. - tions" ot the House-approved measure arc unconstitutional. New York Stocks a promise, thc United Pre.w was informed, thai he would not interfere in the race for the Republican nomination. None, including Taft, interpreted that as taking Vnnden- berg out of his choice spot as A likely compromise candidate. But it was accepted by Taft's friends as assurance that Vandenberg would not attempt to influence the early ballot contest in which Taft and A. T. & T. Dewey will meet head-on here. j American Tobacco Vandenberg was reliably rciwrt- | Anaconda Copper cd to have tolcf Taft it was "rldicu- ~ " lous" to suggest that he could not work in harmony with him In the White House and himself as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. Vandenhcrg refused to comment to tlie United Press in %Vnshington when asked About his meeting with Taft. The published report that hc would go along with a Dewcy-Dullcs combin:!t!:>:i Jjllcd this convention city but did not surprise it. Dcwey and Dulles ha,ve more often than not been In acscord i"»i the foreign poltc' Vandenberg tt.u S«g VANDENBEKG an ftft 7 (n nclliiR capacities. Meantime, as the president worked his way hack to Washington where hc was scheduled to arrive I at ia:5ft p.m. <EDT>. he continued' his nllncks on the "real estate lobby" and (hc "special interest Congress." He scheduled strips at ifarrisburg. York and Baltimore before reachltiE thc capital. The president served warning on Congress last night hc would con-! Hinie vetoing legislation he dldn'l i like. "I hnve n habit of vetoii/." he told r, Richmond, Inri., audience. "But I think I nm vetoing tn the public Interest." He berated the House for "emasculating" what hc called comprehensive housing legislation. He said the flctnibhraii leadership had rc- ftisrd to let the House vote on such legislation "because they arc afraid if It Is .submitted to n vote It wilt pass." He referred to the Scnntc-np- .. - , Proved Taft - Ellcticlcr - Wagner Tom C. Clark has advised the com- i housing bill which has been wat- mlttec that he believes "some sec- errrt-down by the House. . At Columbus, O,, he said the action of Ihe House in holding tip housing legislation was "a crime against the public." wrote into Ihe bill "no doubt" vvifl he scuttled by the House-Senate Conference Committee. ' The House ran right to the point of a vote HUM nl 8 ht. But It was blocked when Rep. Vito Marcan- lonlo. ALP, N.Y., leaped up with a parliamentary protest. He demanded an "engrossed copy" of the bi'.l as amended. That stymied an immediate vote, and the House recess- Marcnntonio said his aim was to kill the bill. He said he is co/nting on a filibuster against the conference version in the Senate, where thc rules allow unlimited talk. Sen. oicn H. Taylor, D., Idaho, sain he didn't know about a filibuster, but he certainly was prepared to "discuss the issue fully." Sen. Robert A. Tail. U., O., scoS- ted at the filibuster prospect. "We're" not going to let Taylor tell us what we're going to pass," Taft snapped. He said it it is necessary, to bull the draft through. Congress will recess Saturday rather than adjourn, and come back after the conventions. Beth steel Chrysler Coca Cola General Electric '.'. General Motors ',, Montgomery Ward . ... N. Y. Centra! International Harvester North American Aviation Republic Steel . .. Radio Socony Vacuum Studcbaker Standard of N. J Texas Corp Packard |U. 155 S-S . 51 1-8 , 40 . 36 1-8 ^Insurance Bill Okayed WASHINGTON, June 18. (UP1 — Weather Arkansas forecast: partly cloudy, scattered thimdershowers in Norlh -~.,, „„.... , u . ,^, .— and central portions today and to- The Senate today passed and sent night. Not so warm North and cen- to the White House a bill to'cx- • <« tend for another five years the pcr- .110 1-2 tod that wartime military life ln- • 41 I-4J5urance can be carried on a low. 03 7-s I premium, term basis. ..583-8! . 15 3-1 . 33 1-8 . 12 1-2 New York Cotton i NEW YORK, June 18, (UP)— •- '-"I «BW YOf 30 3-4 ] close steady. . 28 1-4j . 83 3-4 j 65 1-2 , 5 i . 81 1-8i Mar May July Oct Dec open high 32*0 3H2 3218 3220 3641 3643 3321 3323 3261 3263 0^«1 Oiud J^O Spots close 3808; down U. low close 3237 3237 3208 3215 3626 3635 3311 3319 3256 3259 Iral portions today, tonight and Saturday. Minimum this morning— se. Maximum yesterday—&0. Sunset today—7:15. Sunrl se tomorrow—4:47. Precipitation, 24 hours to 7 a.m. today—.92, Total since Jan. 1—24.63. Mean temperature (midway be- twce high and low—78. Normal mean tor May—70.3. Thlj Oat« l«5t YMr Minimum this morning—70. Maximum yesterday—90. Precipitation, Jan. 1 to thU date —11.66,

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