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BLYIHE\TLEE COURIER NEWS TM* DOMINANT NKWWAPER Of MOHTMU8T ARKANSAS AND SOUTH«ABT MISSOURI VOL. XLIV—NO. 82 Mythevill* Courier Blylheville Daily Newi YalJey Leader Blythevllle Herald , ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 1948 TWELVE PAGE8 Tito May Reply To Accusations By Communists Ywgodav Leader's Whereabouts Cause I Loose Speculation By Klchard g. CUrk United Press Staff Correspondent PRAGUE, June 29. CU>— Marshal Tito was expected to reply today lo a Mistering denunciation by the Communist Information Bureau o( his leadership of Yugoslav Communism. Miiovan Djilas, Yugoslav minister without portfolio and one of the four men named by the Oominform, announced. Hint fm important statement would be issued In Belgrade today. The subject was not specified, but a reply to the Cominforin blast was Indicated. In Belgrade, the Central Committee of the Yugoslav Communist Party also announced that an o'-- ficial part ystatement will be issue'! today on "the altitude of the party toward the serious accusations against Yugoslavia" by the Comin- form. The whereabouts and precise status of Tito were unknown. Early reports from Belgrade said first that he was at his Summer home in , Bled, in North Yugoslavia. A little Boater it was changed to a belief ihat he was on an island off the Adriatic coast. The Cominform fired Its heavy artillery point blank at Tito and his fellow communist leaders in Stat« Labor Department Orders Unemployment Claims Chiselers' Arrest LITTLE ROCK, June 29. (UP) — The Unemployment Security Division of the State Labor Department moved today in an effort to slop the payment of unemployment compensation to job-holderi in the Ut«. Eight warrants were drawn up by the office of Prosecuting Attorney Edwin E. Duiuway at the Instance of the division, charging seven Negioc.-- >ie white man with accepting [employment compensation wlu,< employed. Dunaway said some of the eight men are charged with as many as seven violations. Conviction carries a jail sentence and a fine. 8INGLB COPIES FIV« CKNTg Lutherans to Erect $40,000 Chapel on Walnut Democrats Hope To Heal Breach Dewey's Nomination By GOP May Help Influence Southerners By Raymond Lahr United Tress Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, June 29. (UP) — Democratic leaders voiced belief today that selection of Gov. Thomas . E. Dewey ns the Republican pres:- r iaid today, but added that although The architect's perspective of the $40.000 chapel which is to be trected on Walnut »t sixth "for the [Ongregatlon of the First Lutheran Church te shown above. The drawuig was rustle by Ttiorna* west Gardner of Nashville, Tcnn. dential nominee may help heal the Democratic Party split over civil rights. Without attempting to discount Dewey's talents as a vote-getter they felt his nomination would discourage Southern Democratic rebels from talcing action which might improve his election chances. Southern electoral votes withhel.1 The church will be constructed by Pride and Usrey, Blytheville contractors, and the wort is to start as soon as the site can be cleared of the residence which has been serving a s temporary quarters for the congregation. Funds for completing the chancl are available, James R. Deal, church treasurer. no special effort would be made to obtain local subscriptions voluntary contributions and, memorials would be accepted. The new chapel is to be constructed of clay tile with pcrma-stone veneer exterior, with cut stone win- statement published yesterday. It from" President""Truma'n" would" "do read them out of the Cominform, | j ust but concluded long .. . statement i Thls vlew held b m Dcmo- with a warning that they must ger.! Crat5p , ^ bas(>d on Do wcv's back on the party line or give w.iy j n sup to a new leadership. Starts Speculation Inevitably the statement prompt- dow frame* and stained glass m Gothic type construction. Tlie Interior will be of plaster with open beam ceiling. Seating capacity has been estimated at more tlmn 130 in the nave, with windows In the rear opening to allow another 100 seats for over- How crowds. Other windows will open to a kitchen which will be used for church socials and dinners, and Incomplete plans call for the organ and choir stands to be In the rear of the church. The architect, Mr. Gardner, Is a, specialist In church building. He | el. has HO churches under Ills supervision at the present lime. Herman Hoff Is heading the building committee for the church and is assisted by Fred Rlcchcl and Mr. Deal. This committee met with the architect and the Rev. Martin SchaeJer, of St. Louis, who U director of Missions for the Western District of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod. In a special meeting last week to complete the (Units. The committee reported that Mr. Gardner htid prepared ornate details for the arrangement of chancel furnishing which will keep the altar the local point for the chap- U N Intervention Looms To End Soviet Blockade And Ease Crisis in BerlinJ ed loose speculation that something might already have hapiien- «d to Tito, the partisan chieftain who mobilized the Communists of Yugoslvia to fight the Nazi invaders and became premier after the war. But there was nothing trustworthy to back it up. The cominform said that the : v central committee of the Yugoslav fc ' Communist Party had "placed itself outside "the family of brolh- .pport of civil rights. His New York state administration is enforcing a fair employment practice:* law to prevent racial discrimination in jobs. Sen. Irving M. Ivcs, R., N. Y., a Dewey backer, sponsored a proposed federal statute based on the New York law. President Truman kicked up » full scale revolt in the South last | Winter when he asked for anti- I discrimination laws, including one ' for a fair employment practices commission. That rebellion still be felt by the Democratic Na- erly Communist parties, outside the United Communist Front, and this also outbids the ranks of the infor- tional Convention meeting at Philadelphia July 12. One ve'.cran Democratic party official commented that Dewcy's mation bureau. But it went on to I nomination was "the best thin* appeal to the "healthy core" of the j that could have '•happened party to see that the leaders got Democrats insofari's bafk c,;.•/.,(.'piiiljvJi'.'ii or else. " .. j forfc's'io hcul the "pi In the face of what might have been an overt appeal to the Lugo- Split Not Hi While he conceded Slav Communists to overthrow the publicans had picked a strong ticket Tito government, he was believed | in Dewey and Oov. Earl Warren, here to be firmly entrenched "''s official said the Dewey nomi- aganist any revolt. nation already had brought the Djilas was believed to be one of Democrats a favorable reaction in the few ranking leaders of the re- ln <; South - gime in Belgrade. Top officials -'or A n ; ore qualified view was ex- the most part had been out of town ) P re -'?« d by Ren. John J. Sparkman, GOP Chairman Strategy Moves Planned by GOP Dewey and Warren Confer at Home of New York Governor By United Presn Republican Presidential Nominee Thomas E. Dewey and running mate Earl Warren discussed their 1949 campaign strategy today in the seclusion oi Dewey't farm home at Pawling, N. Y. They were understood to be planning an especially intensive campaign m the so-called border states of West Virginia. Kentucky and Missouri. Congressional fights there e close and Idea; |lV - f hel.1, from..the .bearers. ,' Speaker Joseph Rep Hugh D W. Martin, Jr., predicted the Re- of Pennsylvania^— ..... .._ _. publican would pick up Democratic i Chairman of the OOP. He succeeds house seats not only in the border '. cnrroll Recce of Tennessee. Scott, a states but possibly in the tradi-; former Philadelphia assistant dls- Bepublican lor the last'week """" """ "' """"' • D -- AIu - who reacte d to tlie South- Up to last midnight, no .word of crn r l™ lt j, a ,lt, ! ?l!, 1 2" g ^ y ?!'" ou ,' lc : the "" """"-' • Cominform broadside at Tito and his cohorts had been public In Belgrade. The city was icnorted going about its normal business, with no sign of anything unusual. Foreign minister stanoje Simic refused to talk to the foreign press. A telephone call from Prague brought from Mm the comment: his opposition to President made '• Truman and endorsing Gen. Dwight D. Elsenhower. Suarkman is not identified with Southern Democrats who favor a walkout from the notional convention, but he is pledged to support Alabama Democratic electors who are committed to vote against President Truman. "The South certainly can get -I have not authorized anyone to [ ™™[°™. g™"^*'^ 1 "^e^n-r accepted the nomination on a 'National Earthquake Toll Mounts in Japan Mac Arthur Estimates 3,155 Killed; Rescue Teams Enter Area TOKYO, June 29. —(up)— Den. Douglas MacArthur's headquarters reported today that 3.155 persons lost their lives In Fukul as the result of yesterday's disastrous earthquake and fire. The list of the dead Included an estimated 1,000 dead for devastated Fukul city alone. The figures dncluded the toll In 39 villages ^^ \ « GermanOfficial Asks for Aid Within Month By W.ltrr Rundle (UnlUd i*r«* SU'K Cormpondtnt} BEIILIN, June 2». —<ui>)— tier- man officials of Berlin today dmfted an appeal to the United Nations for relief in the Berlin crisis "within the next month, or help will come too late." The extraordinary np)>eal. In the form of a letter sinned by Action Mayor Louise Schroedor and Deputy Mayor Ferdinand Frledcnsburij, will b« taken before the "magistrate"— the city council—of Merlin for approval later today, and then will be sent to some Untied Nations power posslbtlty Denmark. Action of the Qernuui officials to bring the UN Into the crisis came us U. S. Army authorities nt Frankfurt announced that roving Ambassador W. Avercll Harrlmnn of the Economic Cooperation Administration woll arrive there today en route to Berlin Harrlmnn will be accompanied by Michael Forestal, son of James V, Forreslal, U. S. Kccrctary of defense. Young Forrestal recently was appointed to the ECA staff for administration of European aid. Termed "Starvation" Hlwlcitde The draft o( the appeal from the Berlin City Council to the United Nations for aid said that Qcrmttns In the sectors of the capital controlled by the Western powers face "complete physical exhaustion unless Intervention Is forthcoming Immediately." Harriman was expected to remain In Berlin for some time to Inspect' personally the critical situation I which has resulted from the at-1 tempt of Russia to squeeze the We:tt- ern powers out of the city by a starvation blockade. William Draper, undersecretary of the U. S. Department of Army, and Lt. Oen. Albert C. Wedemeycr, chief of plans and operations, ar- Miss Aviation tionally Democratic South as well. Martin said he understood two Democratic seats in Florida are "very shaky" and that GOP sentiment is "growing rapidly" in Virginia. The speaker repeated his prediction that the Republicans, all told, would gain at least 25 scats in the November elections. Meanwhile, the drums continued sections ot tlie Democratic Party j despite the general's attempts to silence them. Elliott Roosevelt, son of the lat trlct attorney, fought In both world Motorists Get Tickets for ^ "bS" h" ^ ] Over par king after !!^D. Marshall Vasstly Sokolov- buildings were 'sky, together with the slight enslng damaged. Of that number 6,306 were j of Riusnlnn restrictions on Intcr- Moore, Fast-West Duel May Go Before Peace Agency LAKE SUCCESS, N. f^ June 29. (UP) — Secretary General Tyrgve Lie of the United Nations wus polled tta 111 nations of the UN Security I I Council on the possibility of I ' intervening in the East-West^ duel in Berlin, it was learnfed today. • Lie Is awaiting replies of the UN delegations of the United Staton, Russia, Britain, Franca nnd tlie neven other Security Council members. If the answers, or a majority of them are fivornble. It was leport- I ed. Lie himself will Ujr the Ber- I lin case before the council with a request for UN intervention. | American officials said they had conveyed Lie's request to Washington mid expected to learn shortly whether the state Department f»v- ors lirliiKhiK tin UN Into the Berlin crisis. Spokesman for the British and French delegations said they .also had forwarded Lie's request to their capitals and exacted answers soon. '• perhaps during the day. World Frac* Threatened Some circles reported that tb*. Western i»wers, working through' the Scandinavian countries wer» In favor of Security Council act- Ion. UN diplomat* were generally- agreed on one thing: the situation in Berlin is a. potential threat to world pe»c«. Since the Security Council Is supposed to squash »uoh threats when they arise, some diplomats favored airing the matter In ~ the council. Others argued that events In Berlin were strictly a big power problem, and that a UN debate Borlln last night oil a tour daughter of CAA Inspector O. L. anrt Mrs. Moore of LJttl* connect me with a foreign news ^.agency." president, told a meeting of Amer- new packing meters, icans for Democratic Action ' He refused to hear any questions, and broke the connection. New York last night that he believed Eisenhower would not refuse a burned. A report from United Press Staff»ndent Peter Kallscher, now In Kukul, said that the quakes still were continuing, but there was no further damage. ' Some of the quakes were strong enough to be felt in Tokyo. 250 miles away. Experts said minor tremors always followed a big quake. Meanwhile, allied ami Japanese officials rushed food and medicines to Fukul in an attempt to check n possible outbreak of disease among the survivors of the disaster. I Thousands Homeless Tlie second niglit after ; ic quake | came to the city and many other Aftnr handing out warning tick- communities in the three prcfcc- Ovei'ime parkcrs today fared $1 j fines for not dropping sufficient pennies and nickels In the city's' Price Support Law Explained civil rights plank much stronger]!;" ^'«»"««er wou a not r, than the Democratic plank is likely tru ?. d ™f t r °'.' l \ e Den to be. His record is not only one ut p ™'°f" „' "° n " I ' a ''?";. .,.. cts Saturday nnd explaining , lures fronting the nren of Japan. parkii." set-up to recipients, the] the wounded were stretched out In advocating a civil rights program but of actually putting it into ef- 'ecl in New York state. "It will certainly cause Democrats of the South to slop and think before they do anything to lend aid nnd comfort to Dewey."' The Southern split stilt poses a serious threat to pavty harmony at Philadelphia. The revolt is regard- j ed as most serious in Alabama, MU- South Carolina and Ai> l ment of the cltv ordinance Young Roosevelt made the state- backs up the meters. About 85 Mississippi County I sissippi P'arni Bureau members, meeting In kansas the Manila High School for' the I — second of the bureau's Service i f Month .activities, heard Charles' I Q iltl Hose, Roseland planter discuss the:... , f -I farm price program, and Dan Reid, I Yf CtXGfS' JlMKC insurance! Southern Farm Bureau agent from Osceola, discuss Insurance program. Mr. Rose's discussion stemmed the In 12 IHC Plants CHICAGO, June 29. (UPl—More from the Farm Price Support Bill I than 30,000 members of the CIO passed by tlie 80th Congress, and | United Farm Equipment Workers he pointed out that it contained a .struck today at 12 plants of the In- temporary price support which: tcrnational Harvester Co. would take effect January l.when i Gerald Ficlde, international presi- the present law expires. Prices re- dent of the union, sairt tlie strike ceivert by producers or basic com- | began nt midnight with expiration modifies will be supported at DO of a 30-day extension of the union's percent of Hie present parity until June 30, 1950. Mr. Rose said. In lerms of money this means that the Mississippi County cotton farmer is assured from 30 to 32 cents a pound for their cotton for the 1949 contract with the company. speak and urged him to become a candidate. He declined on both counts and wrote: "When I made a public statement last January referring to a poss:- Charles Phort sa We political career I did it only ! that di Ivors must field in which l" might possibly be ! j^ln "stree" 6 ° ' mocratic ^ police yesterday began full enforce-] the streets nnd workers still were that digging for victims trapped under debris. Thousands of homeless men, women ntifi children wandered among the ruins in search of food and shelter. headquarters announced that a 15-truck convoy of supplies j tickets at the city clerk's office and paid them off with $1 fines. Enforcement of regulations cov- Allied hradotnrlir* intr nrm.Br ,,.,,-!,(„„ „!,.„ ,„„,,. "'"co. nfanquarlcrs ering proper parking also was launcr.c-d yesterday, Chief of Police Barking piaces n of some future usefulness. "I am anxious to do my duty and personnel was on the way from i Asaka to Pukui, while two trucks | were on the way from Nalzuni with medical supplies. The government ChM Short also pointed out that In . Tokyo S f ct1 ™ dl «ine5 to the .„, ,.„.„ the areas at the end of each block.! q "T D tnr ? a l <? nrcvcnt an outbreak but felt that it was my own pio'o- 'designated by wide orange stripes : of typhoid, dysentery and tetanus 1cm to determine whether or not ! WC re f r the sole use of buses Park- in tne Provincial capital, now devoid zouul travel. The city council met In extraordinary session today nnd heard the acting lord mayor, report that the j United Nations is the only body j which could offer immediate help [o tlie 2,500.000 Germans in the | Western sectors who face a threat, of starvation, i No Charier* Mentioned She said an appeal (o the UN would contain no charges aKnlnst anybody, but merely would be a call for quick help. ' The Russians announced that Germans with pnsscs dated before June 19 when currency reform became effective In the Western 7/mcs, could cross the zonal bottler again. Intcr-zoilRl travel for Germans only was resumed at Helmsterlt today. The American aerial freight service Into Berlin was operating near capacity today with the opening of a round-the-clock schedule. More than 100 flights brought foodstuffs yesterday, nnd the figure was expected to go considerably higher today. The easing of the travel ban was reported by the Soviet licensed ADN news agency. It did not apply to the Americans, ISritish nnd French. The agency unlcl nt the same time ;,. ,. omrl ,, t , that the "technical difficult/is"' C a"" 1 """ Rock, exhibits loving cup nhe .received along with the tltlo of "MlM Arkansas Aviation of 104H" In Bly. thevllle Friday night when more than 300 avlntlon cnthuslnsts participated In catfish fry nnd dance as part of the IGtli Annual Arkansas Air Tour activities. Spur at Air Base Will Be Extended City Officials Approve $11,300 Expenditure To Improve Facilities Work Is scheduled to begin Itn- mccllah'ly on rebuilding and extension of FI spur truck providing a rail outlet for factories on the air Imc property. Mayor E. R. Jackson denounced today. Tho work will l>e done by the cotton licit Haihvuy Co. for the city, v;nlrh own; the track under the War Assets Administration nnd Civil Aeronautics Administration grant which gave Dlytheville the would produce only invective and irritation, not l remedy. 'It wat generally expected tun that the United Spates and Great Britain would stand firm'In the German City, resisting all Ru»sla'» attempts to push and starve them out of Berlin. Most persons felt that Western taotlca ultimately would uln and they believed that Moscow was not ready to push 1U present policy to the breaking point unless It sees sign of vaclllltloa from the West. Watch Events In YugoalavU Diplomats watched for new developments meanwhile In the two other cases comnetltlng for UN In- terest—Tlio new pence moves in Palestine nnd the sudden break between Moscow and Yugoslavia'! Marshall Tto. The UN adopted a wait-and-see reaction to the Tito development and dlplimats said they needed more Information to S« EAST-WEST DUEL on Pafe l4 ' cost London Dock Strike Ends for 79,000 LONDON, June 29. (UP)—Leaders of the London's wildcat dock strike which brought, on the'suspension of rnll truffle between Berlin nnd the West had not hcen overcome. The air base property, nnd more Uian $11.300 . called it off today and urgwi, tha The city Insl week sent Cotton 19,000 strikers to go back to work *i check for that | morrow, amount. Mayor Jackson said today i The strike strategists decided to a sense of duty could call me into the political field." A1>A Opposes Truman Ing in tnese areas will cost motorists a $2 fine, he said. Slight parking discrepancies In of water and sanitation. Tlie Americans also allowed the government to ship 1.275 "metric tons of rice to the disaster area. Crippled telegraph and rail coin- repair work will time, It added. take still more Picket lines were set up at all I "I think the delegates to the con- struck plants, he said. 'Hie walkout was called after a last-ditch negotiations meeting failed to affect a settlement. Company j and union representatives met alt . One section of the bill authorizes ] day yesterday and last night the imposition of fees or quotas on Despite the start of th imported agricultural commodities ! the negotiations contin he walkout nued under whenever necessary to protect a the direction of a federal labor con- oomestic price-support program, I clliator. Mr. Rose said. He also told how She 10 5'ear moving average formula which Is to be used in computing parity prices, would not cause a parity price to be reduced by more ;han 5 percent per year during the j transition period. Mr. Rose explained that the! mandatory flexible support prog •am for basic commodities was erased on 75 percent parity for .lormnl supply gnd adjusted upward Jr downward, with In limts of 60 •o 90 percent parity, with the cost if production nnd the cost of living. Tile union riad announced acceptance of an 11-ccnt hourly wage volition understand he is not candidate," he said. Southern revolt — Governors of Southern states, leading the revolt against President Truman and hh civil rights program, are expected to caucus in Philadelphia the day before the opening of the Democratic National Convention. A spokesman for the group said all the governors are "hostile to tli'j nomination of President Truman increase offered by the company Inst 1 'or the presidential candidacy. 1 week to all four unions representing 60,000 production workers at 21 But the union rejected contract _j changes proposed by the company, on grounds that the changes would nullify the wage raise. Mr. Rose previously explained .his farm program to * group of :arm bureau members at the tfoble Hotel In Blytheville as a part if the service Month activities Tlie dinner at Manila last nlgl v»s served In tht High School. Brothers Arraigned RECTOR. Ark., June 29. (UP) — A preliminary hearing for two Northeast Arkansas brothers in the death of Marshal Tom Orceu of Rector was scheduled here today. Darold Ogles, 23. and Leon Ogles, allegedly shot and killed the ear-old Green after being ar- I rested on charges of drunkenness. 28, lit 58-yi Civil rights—Democrats eager to heal the civil right* breach in their party found comfort in Dewey's selection as the Republican presidential nominee. i New York Cotton NEW YORK, June ». (UP)—Close steady. Mar. May . July , Open High Low Close Dec. 32.39 32.23 3S.45 3-254 3239 32.23 35.72 3297 32.57 32.26 32.14 35.33 32.82 32.34 32.18 35.53 picture of the stricken area. The New York meeting voted to regard to the marked off parking notify the Democratic National | places probably will not net a driver .. _ . Convention, which opens in Phlln- !a traffic ticket, he said, but flnsrant ] municatlons prevented Japanese nnd delphia July 12, that it opposes | "straddling" of these lines will be j allied authorities from getting a full President Truman and supports costly ' - •- • • • Eisenhower for president and Justice William O. Douglas for vice president. However, Democratic National Chairman J. Howard McCrath said he saw no possibility of a draft- Eisenhower move at the conventio Many Well-Wishers to Accompany Miss Blytheville to State Contest A police escort will herald the i Young, Sanford Shelton, Ben Hen" arrival of "Miss Blythevllle of 1948' at the "Miss Arkansas" contest In Newport, tomorrow. Miss Jo Ann Shanks, title holder from Blytheville, her alternate, Miss Carolyn Wade. Miss Mary Ann Parks, and den;on, J. T. Sudbury, Carl Ganske. Jlmmle Edwards. James Gunrdi Marshall Blnckard, Stewart Frcl- man,, and Wade Ijce. Actual pageant activities will ]>c- nearly 30 supporters will leave In a I g i n wlth registration of candidates at 10 a.m. tomorrow. At noon the convoy tomorrow at 6 a.m. to take part In the Newport activities. A state police escort will meet them just outside Newport. The Blythevllle royalty will be candidates will be guest at a lunch- con, for the various "Misses" of Arkansas and Die judges who will select a winner in the group to corn- Eisenhower Supporters Show Strength in Vote In District of Columbia WASHINGTON. June 29.—(UP) work v as to Iwpiin immediately. Appi* ximatcly l,5CO feet of new track will be Ivl. the mayor said. Seven! hundred feet will lie an cx- tcnsior of the present spur which ends nt the building now occupied by the Thomas Manufacturing Co., which makes farm trailers. yi The slrlK call It quit s after the government liad declared a state of emergency. The move gave the labor cabinet sweeping powers to break the strike nnd replenish the country's dwindling food supplies. The first break came when between 2,50o and 4.000 strikers at the . Tlie extension will carry the track I surrey docks shouted down a strike In the Inrse black hanKar occupied I commlltceman and voted almost by tht. Dura Clirome Coi]>. nmi will | unanimously to go back to work. s;lvc the firm a rail outlet for moving th( restaurant and other coui- ElsonhowGr-Ior-Preslrtcnt sup-j merctnl furnlturi! It manufactures. porlcrs came within 50 votes of The spur to be re-built was In- pledging him the District of Colum- 'stalled when the Army built (he bia's six votes nt the Democratic j air base here. National Convention. Mayor Jackson explained the rail President Truman won the votes j outlet was necessary for the Inrtns- by getting 2HC of the 471 ballots cast in yesterday's primary. Hearing tor Carpenter Faces Additional Delay Preliminary hearing for B Bly- tlievllle man held In the death nf Harry O. Blanchard, 66-year-old tric,s operating at the nir base. The work hnd to be paid for by Ihe city localise its agreement with the WAA Mid CAA prevented leasing.of! the - - • said. There is, however, n possibility that the city may get Its money back. More than 5.0CO strikers attending a mass meeting in Victoria Park approved a proposal to go bac'£ to work tomorrow, providing there would be no victimix;ition. Union leaders already had given that assurance. Fewer than 50 strikers voted against the recommendation. The vote came as the cabinet met to take over powers greater than , those of wartime under the state of track to the Cotton Belt, he] t . mcrgcl , c y. King George signed the official proclamation of the emergency at a sj)ecial privy council meeting in the palace of Hollywood in Edingburgh lust night. ment v.-ith the federal agencies may sometime allow the city to lease ,„ h big eri co ,- Spots clOc,e 37.21 down 5. accompanied to Newport by Mrs. j Ust at AUanMc cit ' T . Gilbert Hammock, Jr., and will be _ joined Thursday by Mrs. Rouse | To™" 1 ™* afternoon the rehears- Harp, both of whom were active Inj al 'or the Wednesday night show the Jaycee-sponsored beauty pageant ] w111 consume the greater part of the where Miss Shanks was selected i time, and at 8 p.m. the first show of Miss Blylheville. th« pageant Is due to begin. It Is Those planning to attend the Miss' expected that the talent of the Arkansas contest from Blythevllle! young competitors will be presented are Jaycce president William Wyatt, »t th| s time. Miss Shanks will play contest chairman for Blytheville Freddie Martin's arrangement of beauty pageant, Ralph Patton, Mr. | "Sabre Dance Boogie" on the piano and Mrs. Hummock, Mr. and Mrs. | in tha talent show. Harp, Mrs. Joe Shanks, mother of | Thursday morning: there will be "Miss Blythevllle," Mrs. W. E. Wade rehearsals for the afternoon show, and Mrs. Max Parks, mothers of the I when the beauties will appear In two alternates, Charles Moore, Mr. j bathing suits and formats and from and Mrs. Leon Oennlng, Bill God- j which group 10 finalist* will be 32.45 32 M win, Ted Bailey, Whitney Morgan,' selected to apnear RrMn Thursday Pete Thompson, Eddie SaUba, BUii See CONTEST w P»re It New York Stocks Blytheville carpenter, was conlln-j tlie track, to the railroad, he said, ueu until tomorrow in Municipal Court this morning and the prisoner later gave officers a different name than the one under which he had been booked. Edmund n. McG.-.ha, 41, had told officers at Hie time of his arrest that his name was McGehee, the sheriff's office said. Today he told officers It was McGaha. He'is FINAL STOCKS: AT&T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel '. Chrysler charged with striking Blanchard at ocn Flcctrlc a lumber company here June 19 and | Gen .\j 0 j or , knocking him down. Blanchard died ! j n t Harvester (he following day and his death Nortu Am Av iatton'!". was attributed to a brnin injury re- 'Republic Steel cclvcd when his head struck a con- | Radio 154 1-8 57 1-8 38 3-8 M 5-8 63 5-8 40 7-8 63 32 1-8 Weathei Arkansas forecast: Cloudy to partly cloudy with scattered thun- tlershowcrs In extreme East Rnd extreme South portions tonight, Wednesday partly cloudy with little change In temperature. Minimum this morning—71. Maximum yesterday—92. Sunset today—1:17. Sunrise tomorrow—*:50. Precipitation, 24 hours to T ».m. today—.09. Crete driveway. jSocony Vacuum Municipal Judge Graham Slid- |studebnker bury ordered the hearing continued : standard of N J because of the absence of Deputy i Texas Corp Prosecuting Attorney H. O. Parllow, — ' who was out ot town today. 20 7-8 27 1-2 9S 1-2 62 1-2 4 U S Steel 80 II 3.4 Total since Jan. 1—25.61. 30 I Mean temperature (midway be- 13 5-8! twee" liteh and low)—815. Normal mean for May—70.3. This D»t« 1*8* Tear Minimum this morning—75. Maximum yesterday— 1». Precipitation. Jan. 1 to this date 16.27.

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