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BLYTHEVHXE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NP.WAPAPrn f\w wrtB'rwVA BT* *.mw *u«i. <v,«. -^,___ ^*—^ DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTH1ABT AKKANSA* AND SOUTHKAtT MIMOUHI VOL. XUV—NO. 91 Blytheville Courier Blytheville Daily Ne»« Vliuiuippi Valley Leader Blythevill* Herald _BLYTHKV1U,K. ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, JULY 10, 1948 Jewish Forces Capture Airport In Surprise Raid Israeli Planet Fire <* On Arab Targets in Syria and Palestine Br tli»T Simon (IloHoi Pr«, stiff Correspond en I) TBI, AVIV. July la. _(UIM — ISFMH troops captured important Lydda al.-r.eld today without the Joss of a man. and Jewish planes Syria carried the >ir war into «nd alia atU(«d Arab targets in «ev«rjl ar«« s of Palestine. The l u*n successes were re. ported In Israeli communiques as the renewed warfare in the Holy Land. mounted In intensity, and Arab chleliians showed no signs -of willingness 10 accept the plea of Count mike Be.-nadotte. United NaLlons mediator lor a. new 10-day tn:r». Israel advised Bernadotte of Jer :-.h acceptance of the cease-fire appefci. l Jewish airciaft in the largest ' numbers yet to participate in the fightln?. which began with end of the British mandate May 15 and wag Int'rrupted by a month-long truce ending yesterday, hit Majdal arid n3>.mii.'.lt, near I^ydrla Air|»rl. ,-jOne Kgyp'.:an boml>er was said ifUhave be^.'n forced don n by Jewish pl!\ii«K in GAiitra. but tv.o Egyptian sp-.tf'.re fighter-bombers reached Tri Ar:v a:id dropped a feiv bombs which called no !.»s or lite. Audtiona! dt-uit-s of the capture "f :.-cri A Aiiport, the big field lying only » little more than 10 miles southeast of Tel Aviv, revealed that the jews s»nt in t».n!:s. armored cars and Infantry and took; the defenders by surpiiso. Jewish Air Force Eipanrt* The airfield is come the principle 13 Men in Kremlin In Disagreement, Churchill Thinks WOODFORD. Eng., July 10. <UP> — Wiiuton Cliurchill Mid today that he believe* the "13 men In the Kremlin" have d^agreed on Russia's foreign policy. Speaking in his home constituency, the wartime prime minister suggested the possibility o! a difference of opinion within the Soviet polituboro, the ruling bony of Russia, And said: "There Is no rational protest by which we can understand the quarrel with Tito at the same time thai the Berlin crisis Is forced to a heart." lie praised the firm stand of Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin in Inc. Berlin dispute over the Russian biockade of the German capital and said : "We are met here in an anxious hour ... if we were to yield upon this Brave issue, we should destroy the best chance now open to us of escaping a third world war." Arkansas' Road ProblemDebated Race for Governor Centers on Methods To Finance Highways At least four candidates for governor of Arkansas todny renewed defense of their own highway promises and attack* upon those of their opponents and John C. Lonsdale, Jr.. of Lonsdale has an appearance here scheduled for lonighf at 7:30 j in the American Legion's Memorial | Auditorium. I As ei\ch candidate went his way j P : '°" lisir -K to s P cllti millions on Ar- prrrvl ,n HP j < ?or oncr-V I "" Ist<S rO!Kls ' growing Jewish Air held the tion» of the Force. Arab troops had port almost from the moment, the British forces left it at the end of the British mandate. The swiil. capture of the airfield carne M the Israel government hi- i formed count Folke of Sweden the i mtnt all "°"" ced tha ' the »™t 8OV- . ernor ;)f A] ., : ., nsas fl|)d than 51,500,000 on hand on Jan. 1, tie Rock stated. EIGHT PAGES Berlin Blockade Illegal, Marshall Tells Russians State Department Bares Contents of Sharp Note of Protest By Ronald .1. Gonule* (United Frew Staff Correnpondentl WASHINGTON, July 10. tUP> — The United States claimed today that the Soviet blockade of Berlin is Illegal and pointed to a long- secret Truman-Stalin exchange to prove it. Secretary of State George C Marshall cited the June. 1845 exchange in a stern note to Moscow protesting Soviet curbs on highway and rail traffic into the former German capital. The American protest was made public last ulnht alone with those of the British and French. Moscow has not yet replied. Marshal! said flatly that this country "will nol be induced by threats, pressure or other actions to abandon" its right lo remain in Berlin. "It is hoped," he added, "that the Soviet government entertains no doubts whatsoever on this point." Diplomatic quarters pointed out that Russia so far has not directly questioned the legal right of American forces to supply their area of Berlin But the elfe'ct Is the same since the Soviets have cut off land communications for "technical reasons." Appeal to t'N Looms Marshall's noie, handed Tuesday to the Soviet ambassador here Implied that the three Western powers would carry their ease to thc United Nations unless Moscow lifts the blockade and agrees to four- power talks on the Berlin problem. He slated that lhe Soviet action is "Intolerable," and contrary . to humanitarian principles, and brings about an "extremely serious international situation." Horace E. Thompson was expect- I A!lcr reciting the usual reasons , , - ..,.:.. ._.....- ' i for American rights to Us sector of Berlin, Marshall pulled out his diplomatic ace in the torm of a par- SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTI Labor and Ciyil Rights Issues Give Democrats Big Headaches rnltnl frnt SUM fort Unite* Prt* iSUff Con PHZI.ADBU'HIA, July 10. (U.P,»—A Deniocralfc congressional leader expressed doubt today that the party's 1M» pl.tlorm Kill call lor repeal of Ihe Tafi-Harlley Labor L«w even though It »•«» enacted over President Truniaii'i vclo. The labor plant of the platform «nd the still more conlroversUI civil rights issue are the toughest questions facing platform write™ who must submit > party declaration to lhe Democratic National Ootive.Hlon next week. The drafting commlltte finished three d.y. of public henrtngs last night and a subcommittee today began work, on willing the pl.tform. > The congressional leader, who | didn't waul his name mentioned doubted dial lhe parly could ask repeal of the Tafl-H.rtley law because Democrats In Congress had split i.Uo neuly equal groups over Ihe Republican-sponsored bill last year. A majority of House Democrats Bernad of te Plans UN Appearance Mediator to Fly To N«w York for Conference Tuesday Bv Robert Maimlnt United Presi staff Correspondent LAKE SUCCESS. N. Y., 7ulv 10 if iUP)-The United Nations Securl- ?, ,1 ly council deferred all action ( i fll the Palestine crisis today while I D ^J Count Folke Bcrnadotte the U.V I , .'"ediator Hew halt way around the !££"", I' C " l ! l "" r "' "' tnc l"»«O"" world to report personally O .i ' "°™' l , J «• lm ; ll «rt . flve-nienilwr chances for peace in the Holy last attempt lo ward off war. Bernariotle gave voted to override President Truman's vclo while Senate Democrats favored sustaining It by a 22 to 20 margin. I)r»ftln[ Gels Under Wn.T The belief that ti, e convention could not support repeal of the law was shared by some members of drafting committee, although s favored i rcnenl pledge. Both iFL anrt CIO have asked the 'crals to flght for repeal. . Francis J. Myers of Pennsylvania, chairman of the •ommitlee, Invlt •ubcommtttee lo bogin work on writing the platform. The drafting committee closed Its res i or - ~'"- nal. Jjelnituulle KaVC \. ant .i. , . 7 —^ ' Vkl Arabs and Jews until « am EOT , L BS '"'' lllBht * lth l *° A h>- today lo agree to another 10-day I , T". 5 "'K ul »& »>e merits of Prcsl- ,, . . .. iUlillJ r| BIT + 1 Til HI-111'» n l,.ll _I_1. i _ ._ er -ay , , - casc-fire period while the UN and >5," llV / lru " la '>'» civil rights program. he conflicting parties mull O ver ' , ."'ji 111 ''" 1 ' " lmcrt »*• l' re ™"tln(t hc next s'ep | racial dlscrhnluatlon. has set oft Bernadottc was scheduled to ! " ^ el ; e1110 ' 1 of Southern Democmts. ench New York about noon Mo;i- c A11U '' (: > 1 Williams, publisher of the day with a party of eight Includ- I faol ' lllcr " Farmer and one-time hcnd »>R Ralph Bun:he, an Amcrlcnn i ?.' lle Nali °n»l Youth Admiutstra- member of the UN secretariat who ' I, 011 ' ul|!Ccl tne committee to en' has been the mediator's chief air! Mr ' T »""i"''s program. He od lo chip away at Sitl McMath's j bond issue program, Jack Holt's am to borrow surplus state ••rl in l it nu Vtn-.t '*'iiilll£ I'J HtCCfJL Hie j ...J...V... *><i.) lu 'immediate 10-day ceaie-fire for all I spenlc OVDr a 20 -5talion statewide radio network originating in Jones- Palestine which he asked. Bnt'tnt're *'M no indication that | borc B , 1 e "•"]• today. Arab leaders would accept the truce,, which the United Nations ..mediator hnd ju?i»cstcd should be efiercctre" Tit rioon GMT 18 a.m. EDTI today,'and the hour at which Bcrnodotte had ho[7ed the cease- fire might begin passed amid re- in Faycttcvllle last ni?ht. Thompson reiterated his "unalterable" opposition to H commercial bond issue. He said at present inllated prices, the wor kand materials that cost SI in 1940 now cost $2.39. He pointed out that the state 'ports of fighting on a full-scale all [Property tax Roes out of existence the way from Dan to Beersheba— I next December, the Biblical northern and Southern ' McMalh in Capital Cilv limits of the Holy I^ind. I McMath mane his first major ap- In Cairo, Abdul Rahman Azzam j pearance in North Little Rock last Pasha, secretary of the Arab | night • by d;claring Holt's program League, announced than Ihe politl- as "unsound and unworkable." cal committee or the league had Thc Garland County prosecutor not met yet lo consider thc new j did nol mention Holt bv name but truce proposal, and said lighting | the reference to Holt's proposal to 1J " " "-'" "-- " " 'borrow 516.000.000 from surplus state funds for highway construction was obvious. \ Still without mentioning names McMath challenged Thompson to would continue until the. committee [ borrow S16.000.000 " had reached a decision. Tlie flames of war were leaping higher across Palestine with each passing hour, and them appeared the chance that a new truce could be obtained soon. . - lhe .._ j Stalin exchange. He recalled that President Truman on June H, 1945, proposed In a message la the Soviet leader that American and Russian forces be Instructed to withdraw to previously agreed areas of occupation in Germany on Jtme 21. Thc President made this proposal contingent on Premier Stalin's approval of free access of air, rail, and land transportation for American forces from Frankfurt and Bremen *to Berlin. Slalin Accepted Stalin on June 16 took no exception to Mr. Truman's suggestion on transportation rights. But he expressed regret that mines in Berlin, and prior commitments of Marshal Grcgori Zimkov, Soviet military commander, made it impossible to effect the troop niove- tho l.iiiRlcd Palestine mediation SRld Democrats need not. be worried ' 'OVBjr threats that ih e South would negotiations. Some UN diplomats believed thul Bernartolte might bring a surpri.se or two with him when he confronts the .security council—probably on bolt tn « Mar llj, 1944 Former Oov. Chauncey Sparks of Alabama, a committee member, SIIR- Tuesrtay—for a first hand report ol I Kes / ed ">at Williams' views were the Palestine negotiations. I not shared by more than one per One report said Bernadotle and c „ ° r ttle People of Alabama. Bunche had "a very Interesting v "",*" 1!l '"^led thai the figure meeting" with leaders of Trans- 5ll ° uld be »>»ut 25 per cent. Jordan yesterday In ^rnman ! Recalling lhat the S;:iate had What that could mean was not rcfusetl <° confirm Williams » 3 R u - clcar. But it was pointed out that '.„. Elcctrlfl <:allon Administrator In King Abdullah of Traiis-Jmdiin was ,' s P* rk s said the committee wavering i n the direction of a long- ""I'"- i " ot Blve his testimony much er Palestine truce early thla ' when other mcmbers^of' • J ""* League su:ceed in.pushii tell the people "before the election" how he will finance his pay-as-you- go road-building plan menus until July Mr. Trumjin cal, not political. He w.u rcferrlnir . a decision to turn dottc's propo.Kl (or . .... conditionr.l 2S-di cense-fire whicl curled yesterday. r The appearance of BeniBiiotte be- dl !j" mtf 'fore ihe security council promised " lfi Republicans would produce some fireworks Huss'i equally divided If they had any and the Soviet Ukraine have strcn * th In the South. - . tacked Bernadolte charging that he To Mltlc tlleir "injor connlct. H strnycd fnr b2yond Ihe confines of n "i )e!lrc ' 1 1'kcly thnt the Democrats his job by offering a detailed Pjl- wolllfl tllrn hack to their 1914 civil c.-t, nc pciu-e pl.nn lo Arabs and Jews r 'S hts P'ank. That plank pledged lle al.<o has been under fire from SUD l >ort "''civil rljrMs In general polni.i crn " without endorsing specific U.S. Marines i$how Speed On Maneuvers CHERRY POINT, N. C- July 10— f UP>—The Marines were scheduled lo land and lake thc situation well In hand today as 5!) transport planes roared Irotn 15 cities East of , . „ the Mississippi carrying 2,000 Ma- I Wlt " " "'"Jor speech at Pine Bluff rine air reservists to North Carolina in one day's mass rush. Tiie transports were to V,nd at two-minute intervals aiirt then speed aw.iy lor ano'hFr load. And while the tran.-rorti hummed to'i!,rd the here. Ififi f<=st Corsair Jichters ance" of certificates of indebtedness without a vole of the people. He also charged it would endanger the surplus funds of schools, hospitals and other state institutions and agencies. Defending his own plan. McMath said increased revenue from better roads would onset the Increase in lhe state's indebtedness. McMath planned to speak at Po- honta.s tonight. Holt booked a heavy day. ending | tonight. He was to speak at Monticello. Warren. Fordyce and Rison during the day. I.nnsdale In Blytheville III a speech prepared for delivery tonight in Blytheville. John confirmed the July 1. date, and the exchange ended. Marshall said the Truman-Stalin agreement went into full effect when the United States withdrew its . armed forces from Saxony a.... j Thuringla deep in the zone of Ger- "The United stales would not have to withdraw its troops from a large area now occupied by the Soviet. Union had there been any doubt whatsoever about the observance of its agreed right of free access to its sector of Berlin" Marshall asserted. both A IT bs rf-ntiined plan. and Jcv.s Ihe rejected peace legislative proposals. re>erve fighter In snarl in pilots. The object vis lo prove I Marine cc-px c^-i asstmhir. Base 'jonsci.'le. Jr.. of Lonsdale, directed j his attack apalnst McMaths record as a prosecutor. | He said McMath's administration r the | established a record for costs great's airier than ?ny other prosecuting at- aji insistency j torney in the history of lhe dis'lrict j and al the same lime showed Icwcr ' convielions. Lotisdale de- arm In rxif day pr-'vins iweif. The m*w »ir movement torirw ! convielions. w.-s the first ttep in a two-wrck ' "His bond iv,u irnlnlr.ir tour 'or rescues to bronsc ; dared, ."would mortgage every nos- them l'p to the minute In Ui tics ' session that, everyone "of us own* " and weapon!. j Lo mdlll< . sMd ' Hoit propo;eri ' 51 T.-.e .-nice conv-rjing on Cherry i increase revenues for road work bv Pr-inl wai to include 12 orys:'[?ed '»--"-'—•— .. ._ . J New FM Police Radio Equipment is Installed The new TM jxjlice radio was partially in use today following installation o! mobile equipment in t-vo city police cars and one dcpu'v sheriff's c?r. ' The throe-way equipment In-, been installed ni'the Chevrolet a.ul Pom:ac city police cars. B.lth were New City Clerk l ^. Tqkcs Office in ! Caruthersvil'e [ Mrs. Viola Kramer was named to succeed Charles E. Watson as c'ty clerk of Caruthersvllle. Mo., at Ilic city council meeting this week Mr. VVatoon had resigned effective July I. but agreed to stay on during July to assist Mrs. Kramer. Six ordinances, three of which ctcal with improvement of streets I Caruthersvill: Polio Epidemic Kifs!!. Carolina 31 Case* Reported In Single Day Brim« Year'* Total to 468 B.<- Herhrrl Foaler tL'nltft Presi SUff Cnrresponrient) Raleigh, N. c.. July were passed by lhe Nortn Carolina " battled today a- council at Its July meeting. sralnst the worst outbreak of In- It was unanimously approved I flullile paralysis In the state's hls- Ibat fireworks within the city ! tory - Rc l>orts of new cases averng- llmils ncre prohlbli.ccl. This in- ! cd hcl-.veen 15 and 20 every day eludes the possession, sale, or use I Vesrcrday :n polio cases were rc- oi tlic fireworks. ' ' ' " Street Improver were chiefly or the enabling"nature" (l1 ' ' or "' e v ™ r In <88. according and will require listing of property ; to st "'c Health Officer Dr. J. W. R. ! ported lo the Slate Board of Itcnl- ordlnanccs! V 1 .' .'° brl " B N ' orth Carolina's to- Western Powers May Take Berlin Issue Before UN Kremlin Has Chance To Lift Blockade and Avoid Complications By K. H. Shurkford UnlUd Frew Staff CurrcsrMiiMlenl LONDON. July 10. (UP) — The Wo.stern powers left the- door wide, open today to carry tl.c rierlln crisis to the United Nations security council 11 Russia refuses to lift Us "intolerable" blockade. Western officials rto not think that will he necessary, however The RusslHm already are on rec- - ord us ilntlng the blockade la , )n !y wlll (five thc Kremlin lhe excuse u needs for lining u, c slcjie and .still .sure !«ce. Thai excuse Is lh<- Western offer to re.sumr [our-ixiwei ne- gotlatioiu In Berlin once coinmuniciuloiu, are "fully ed." There was no sign of a Soviet reply to the We.u's protest, nlihou-h the note.s were handed loo the Soviet ambassadors In London, wn.sh- Inglon and Paris Ins) Tuesday. Stluailon In Berlin Condiarri The sltunllon In Berlin Itself re- tnaiiier! confused, with new ordcn from the Rus.slniu on transit vls"i Inr traffic out of Berlin to (lie wr-iTi and charges by Ainerlcnn niul lirit- Ish officials tlml lhe Hu.'slnn excuses lor stopping railroad linfnc were fraudulent. The We.nt offered "as the first step"—once the Soviet blockade U htteit—to reopen nci'.ollatlon.s with Ihe RuMlins on rll oiilMnndl.'i; Berlin problems tnch »s new currency, etc. But. not overlooking thc posii- biluy Hint Ihe Russians may retire this offer, they pilnted lo ('he next posslb;e slcp If the Dtiisians slub- bornly continue the siege. They policed out Ihe dUnsrcc- menls between powers should bn settled bv negotiation Hut If Ih'.t is impossible. Ihen they were found lo /ol!o»' Article 33 ol the UN charter. Thai article provides lhal tilspni- anl.i first of nil seek a solution through negotiation, inquiry, medl- -".on, conciliatloti, arbitration. Ju- irt lo regional inent.s or othc,* of the arllcit! he Security Council shall call tipon parlk-s to settle Ihelr disputes when It considers it ncccs'sry. Westrrn Rli;litj Kntimeratrit The West's notes of prolc.-.l lol- Ijwert Ihe KFiiGr.il oiilll:ir.t Inillcnt- ed riurlnir Ihe Insl two weeks ol negotiation. The were as hard BS steel when oulllnlug lhe West's r!?ht.i. prlvl!- cics mid ohligntions in Berlin. But I hey were conciliatory In ollcrln» the Ri!AS!a:is an out. The West "Insisted" upon Ihe Immediate IKLhiR of Ilic blo:kadc. The We.st called the sl^ne "Intolerable 1 nnd warned thai civilian needs In Berlin were "imperative." The West accused the Russian* of crealinc nil "extremely scrloL'.s International situnllon i.nd of clearly ylolatln? all hilci natlona lagrcc- nief.ls on IJcrlin. Thc Wost warned that It wounl not b 1 ; forced out of Ilcrtin by "liirej.t.i, pres-.ine or other action.-;" and pleaded with Uic Soviets not lo entertain on doubts on thl.s score. Thc W;st insisted that Berlin Is not part of the Soviet Zone, but ml international 7,'ine. "Thc hut* aie plain," the protest said. "An clher interpretation \voultl violate all thc mips of reason ami all rsl?b!l.;i-.etl principles of Intc:'- natior.fil conduct." On thai note the We.st insisted upon an e:'d of the blockade, an-1 SE-I b'.CK lo await thc Hti.ssian re- Bandwagon Rolls For Truman and Rebels Surrender K? I.) If <'. Wilton United Treu SUff Corre>pond*tit 1'IIILADKU'JJIA, July 10. (U.I'.)— Rebellion* .t*t« ili'k'Biilions bc«iin swiiiBinjr behind President Truman today as the iiiovtMiiciil to siipplanl him with Genei'al Ike or a New Dealer Hided mul failed. California's 1% delegation with fi.J votcH tumbled off an curly Irnin with well more than half ready to vote for Mr Truman's nomination Wednesday night anti'the others waver;\' t • " '"n<l''i- lor the y Ko.ss Frank HiiRtiL' of New Jci-scv WHS expected to aur- midcr to tliu President this nftenioon after a delegation tuid unhappy Southerners slin i-Tvumtin niovenient. They can't ~~*find tlieir man. Sinne of the arriving Californlans Acre (.nluttcrlng prolcsts when Ihey reached Ihelr hotel. They claimed local Donglns-for-Presldent rooten had Infiltrated tlleir ranks »hen they got ofl lhe train lo wave misleading slans calling lor the nomination of Supreme Courl Justice William O. Doiijlns. 'Irumr.n Backers In Hsddle The democratic National Committee was summoned lo hear the dying gasp of the stop-Truman movement. If there is a breath left in it. Ecu. Olin D. Johnston of Soutn Carolina may offer to the committee n resolution calling tor Mr. Truman to step aside for a candidate mote likely to win in November. Truman lenders said lhe resolution would be sent to t "lile and forget" iiib;ommlUee. Tiie big show tonight was to have bten a stop-Truman caucus of par- ly big sluit.s Including Jnme« Roosevelt of California, Hague, Mayor William O'Dwycr of New York and BOM Jacob M. Arvey of Chicago. Most of the lop flight purtj leaders have bolted the caucus to snatch at Mr. Tcuman'i coat U!l». Arvey and O'Dwycr were first to run. Roosevelt followed them today. Oov. J. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina made a final appeal to lhe President to withdraw. He laid Mr. Truman should help teleet a ticket "which will help the Democratic Party to win In November." Thurmond said Oen. D»t»ht D. Elsenhower still was hU »ndld*t« owners allectcd, the letting of con- i Norton, om service until the radio equip- ! tr - ac . ls ' a " d - tllc a! *«*mcnt of 60 ! .. T "e epidemic here recently but wllhhcln | lracls and t|lc me,U ™ 4t"" radl ° ^"I^KruJ 1 '" 01 O"'*'"^' "- V0 " 1 '" " le designed lament al.o i,as been Installeti j '"g,"'^,"^" °™ C "' to Is c l -rcntly nation. j Despite the efforts of local ' . Itn •eg- : officers, hospitals and the Nr.. onnl thcv operate in Caruthcrsvlllc The 1918 city tax rate was set ver ^t Lie Marine C;rrrs «lr s!«ll"n »l El Toro, Calif., July 2+ to Aug. ^ The (lyinjj !eath«rn«.kii were in ™\'.r tr»inipg in sunnery. bombing and roLCet Itrinu. Ground crews He proposed to tax liquor at the wholesale level and earmark the money tor local road-building pur- the air until all the new equipment is installed, police said. Ail 10 cars used by city and county peace officers will be equipped with Ihe new ratllo when installation is con-.pleled. C J + i 'OUCOTO/'S Or than "re now In hospitals. Several hs h»ve heen reported, Dr and was apportioned lo various Norlon said, but no accurate fat- city projects. ) ality count Is currently available Although lhe council had adver- j as .deaths aie reported only once used for bids on some sewer Im-1 " " provcmcnts in Caruthcrsvillc, no a month. Hospitals and other bids were received, and It was.de-' facilities are taxed treatment to lhe limit. elded that the contract would be particularly In four centjel woiitle-' let In connection with some ex-! where the epidemic has reached iu tension work planned lor the city worst proportions ino runri unrig-, oroimd crews *;,,-,- A -,, . " ™ r . to bnijh up in their regular "" a " £ f\ V p "™ lc rtntlw i ol "> R <*.ma issue secured PIllLAnEIjPHIA. July 10. (UP)— U.S. Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas snld ]tsl night 'thai . iii<i' 'was not a candidate, never had Lren and didn't plan lo be a candidate" for the Demncrallc prc.sl- rlciHinl nommnlion, the Phliadcl- phia Inquirer reported. In a telephone Interview from Wallown, Ore., where lie Is vacationing, Douglas replied "no comment nt this lime" would accept ri rafted. Asked whether he would accept the vice-presidential nomination as Mr. Trinnnr,'* running mate. Doug- Ins siiid: "That's a more rtallsvij when asked lhe nomlnallon it question." but according lo the inquirer. not clabornlr;. U.S. to Reject Russian Plan To Check Cars BERLIN, authoritative .'t:!y 10.— 'UP > — An American spokesman said today that the United Slates would not submit to a new Soviet order calling for Russian inspection of any autolnoblle leaving Berlin. The expected Western rejection of thc somewhat obscure Russian traffic ruliiiK appeared to shut off In advance any chinX that It, might have opened In the land blockade of the city. Thr proposal hy the Russians, put out through their news agency Price Spiral For Livestock Hits New Peak CHICAGO. July 10. IUP>— Livestock and wholesale me.il prlcrs .scnrwl this »re!c to thc highest levels in U.S. history, Department of Agrlciilturc officials said lodny. They predicted the lalc.sl upsurge u'oi'ld «n<l rotr.il nrlcc.s to new re-- ord highs within a "very" short time. "Only a .stifl consumer boycott can he; cl s'.: thr spcclacular spiral," one offing] vid. The JUT:, lire of rtrniRiifl nnd ciis- I Idiin'i- tjiiyinq power shoved mcst p.iccs sic.inlly upward throughout lhe wrck. Hcg prices set record, nll- tiiur liljlis at-some markets Tlnns- (b.y. Gnttlc piic-s rrvsc lo new highs. Thc Department of A^riciilltirc re|»r'.crt at Chicago that liic weekly avnrn^c price of all livestock on all over the country—was higher Ihrm it had ever been before in his- | toi \. It also was $8 more than it was only three months earlier. It was the tell-tale mark, lhe officials s.iid. ol a bull market that is plljhln^ prices colistr.ntly upwaid. Elizabeth Goes on Spree During Self-Granted Leave From British Zoo IPSWITCH "' — Elizabeth, a friendly baboon. Construction in Nation Far Ahead of 1947 Totals one answered, "so Elizabeth . July 1C. (UP> — The Lebor D«p«j-ime.nt said today this ye»ri Hillaing boom it 35 per cent abend cf 1H7. Of:'lc:«l 8 ,<«lfl lhat last month h d":* JM R :ie w record for ir :.'.'.iy v..;i.nie ? nd ..mn-i-.rci the lj,^'. ' Kr PORK for employment In The current boom, they said, ha.s Rll the earnmrtft of surpassing thc greatest prwwus construction records of the mld-JO's. The Bun-nil of Labor Statistics re-:..rtert that ST.'ino.noo.COO had h'en spent lor new con.nniction hy Phillip S. Randolph of Chapel Hill also Intro- , representative of the national foun- and that he thought the gener»l mlaht stl!l be persuaded 'to run, Tr)urDM»nd^:'jEtcndf- a^nMl -' t^ntr . :among ihe »ntl-lYuijuu» DrmocraU. Mr. Truman will be nominated Wetlnesday night for a full Whit* House term of his own. according lo revised Democratic BUlotul convention plans. Some ol his opponents have «ur- lendcrcd and arc calling for Mr. Truman's nomination, others »r» talking — mostly to themselves— about the possibility of nominating anyone ot (he following men: Sen. Aibcn W. Barkley of Kentucky, chief Jusllce Fred M. Vinson of Kentucky, Supreme Court Justice, William O. Douglas of Washington, seetetnry of State Oeorge C. Marshall or former speaker S«m Rnyburn. Ikr'i Third "No"—Flu] Gon. Dwlght D. Eisenhower 1 ! .statement yesterday lhat he would, refuse lhe Democratic presidential nomination If It were tendered to him killed the stop-Tniman movement s o far us conlrol ol this convent icn was concerned. It took Ik» nearly six months and more than 1,5GJ words In a scries of statements and letters to say 'No." But when he lock himself out jreslerdty it was for kcepo. The New Deal Americans lo* Democratic Action Immediately revealed they had been for the nomination of Douslas Ell along. Chairman Leo Henderson of ADA said Douglas' name would be placed iii nomination, some political realists, doubt that. More likely will be a statement from Douglas taking hlui.-cll out of the contest as emphatically as did Eisenhower. However, tome of President Tru- niiin's supporters who had fought to kill thc draft-Ike boom were alarmed at reports that Douglai See RKMOCKATS on Pate 1 Sells His Interest in Taxicab Firm W. J. Wutiderlich, 830 West Hcarn. yesterday transferred his Interest in the ABC Cab Company to Lane Nowell and Jack Marsh. Air. .Marsh and Mr. Nowell had formerly been partners with Mr. Wunderllch. Mr. Wundcrllch will continue to operate Ihe Airways Bus Line. _,..„.! which runs from Blytheville to the 1 Air Base. Ciosncll, Calumet and the County, Mo., Schools Get $163,051 .ly Ininicdiat need of public education." Tney aiso passed a last minute resolution that teachers' salary dif- Haroli S. Jones, clerk for Pemis- I ferentlals be ria.sed only on "oo- col Cf'imly. Missouri, rroortcd a to- ji'Cliie evidence of nroJes jonal ire- r-l^,,«ln^:to= ... . . . ' ,.v,,,,,,|,,. ot xir3.CSI.3o appropriated at the rate ol J10.45 for each child enum- era'ed in Mic various school districts during May. This money was formerly placed on loan, but the adoption ol the 1945 constitution in Missouri made it possible tor all -leans lo be paution a.id l experience.'' j out speedily and the nd$ or monev invest- Displays Frankness HARTFORD, Conn., July 10. <UP> —A puhlic works laborer was filling out a Jab questioi'naire as part of a salary survey. He came to the question: "Who is )our immediate superi'isor?'' "Mr wife," he Jolted down. C. of C. Secretaries Off ToAttendDallaslnstitut* Worth D. Holder, niiiniuer of the BlytheviHe Chamber of Commmf. Icf, today for Dallas, Texas, wheic he will attend the Southwestern i lungs have been added until ihcre are now more than 60 In North Carolina. had been permitted even while that from lhe West was blocked. knock d on he doo of Mrs Do o- f, ut « ,'""' Hc " Rd f °™«^ thy Plummcr's home yesterday . "« _°"J S™».,SS!PP an ^: '<>' sold *" to E<l " nd e of April. They had formerly bie of cherric. for oood u '-' cn P arlne « ln the Armorel Drug oag 01 cneincs tor good sl Armorc | , nd Mr . W illlams W [th the Lee Wilson Company and Mr. Thompson with Rothrock Drugs along a measure In lhe living room she borrowed a bottle of stout and added Mrs. Plummcr's pockctbook to her loot. ! Arkamon to Address Railroad Brotherhoods MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 10. • it .MM aucnc, me Boutnweslcrn IUP>— Former Governor Carl F Chamber of Commerce Institute Bailey of Arkansas Is a scheduled f L ^' , a " y P " ulu5 ' «creUry speaker today at tile trt-state con- of the Osccoli Chamber of Com- yentlon of some 2.MO members of mcrce. aUo will attend the Ins'.l- | the. brotherhood of railroad tnln- Preclsely what the Russians Intended was not clear at once. U. S. i spokesmen fiaured the move was i the isiicrts and dabbed at herself part ot .Soviet pretences at letting j w j ln n powder puff. Ihe traffic move, bul on Ihcir own l In the bedroom she wrapped her- lenns. It that was the case. lhcy, s c]f in pink eiderdown and'climbed tsld. thc proposal was "worthless." Into bed. There she uncorked, the here In Blytheville. Mr. Wuuderllch Till maintain lutc's conferences and clasces. Th; i men. Insp.tule ^pens l.omorrow and (. es will continue until next S*tur- d»>r. Mr. Bailey Is chief legal counsel for the brotherhood In Arkun- American and British authorities hadn't rccicvcd lhe order the Russians reported through their propaganda outlets. It said that "to pre- venl forbidden goods being transported to and from Berlin, Soviet conlrol officers have receive*! order* M inspect motorekrv" bottle. She still was swigging away when the police arrived, summoned by a neighbor. They brought «tong a cage «nd Store on Fust Street. Cotton Show* Progress A stalk of DelU Pine, No. 14 cotton containing ,SS bolls, two of them quite large, *»i exhibited In.Bly- thevllle today by U L. Lacey of Osceola The >t«lk was pulled from attendant from the fair (Viunds a W-acre field which was planted where Elizabeth had escaped. A, on April 5 »nd Mr. L*cey esttmtted or black currantt lured Bin- that the first boll* i« th« fieM b*U> b*<* Into her e»ge. ! should b« ope* wiUtta • •ooU.