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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVIEEETOUraER"NEWS' THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER Of NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI ' VOL. XLIV—NO. Z15 BlythevW* Courier Blythevlll* Dally Newt Mississippi Valley Leader BIythevUle Herald BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, DECKMBKR 6, 1947 TKN FAGUS BINGLB COPIES OT1 Blylheville Gets Palestine Border • Metal and Wood Furniture Plant St. Louts Concern Leases Factory Site; To Employ 100 Mm The leasing of two buildings at the air base to the Duro Chrome Corporation of St. Louis, manufacturers of,metal and wood upholstered furniture for the pur- pew of establishing two units of the Company's operations here was « need today by Mayor I. R. Jk.,K»on, and B. A. Lynch, chairman of the Industrial committee of the Chamber of Commerce. The company'* production plant and ofices will be located in building* 21S and 207 at the base which were formally known as the Sub- Depot hanger and the Base Machine Shop, he saidi Th* new Industry will employ v hetweei.- 1M and 2M worker*, he •aid, an* officials' *< the company have fuaranteed a flrftt Tear payroll of S1M.M* and ffti- \mated an Increase after tw* years or operation to f400,M*. Contracting of the new Industry came through efforts of city officials and the Chamber of Commerce, he-said, and the signing of the contract came after several weeks of investigation and negotiation. 4f The Duro Chrome Company man* ufacturers hotel and restaurant seating equipment including fixtures for bars, soda fountains, and cocktail lounges. A crew of work- Fires Rage In Palestine Clashes Continue Feuding Between Jew* And Arabs Results in Arson, Gunfire JERUSALEM, Dec. g. (U.P.— The Jaffa-Tel Aviv border feud erupted In gunfire and arson again today, killing at least two Jfiws and sending up in smoke some 50 Arab houses formerly occupied by Jews. Slabbing*. clubbings • and fatalities from earlier clashe* raised the day's known death toll by six. The number of deaths in Palestine since the partitioning decision rose to 60—34 Jews, 24 Arabs and two Armenians. The bloody no-man's-land between the neighboring cities of Jewls Tie Aviv and Arabic Jaffa again was the scent of violence which shattered a momentary lull on th« • Jewish Sabbath. .More than a score of . Arabs were wounded in the new border outbreak. Fires sprang up in Arab houses which Jews had occupied. Fire brigades stood by helplessly while bullets singing through the area kept them from their work. One of those felled wan a 12- year-old Jewish boy working with Hagana. Another was a Hagana man whose body was riddled with bullet*. Eight fully . armed members of Hagana were arrested by police who raced to the troubled Hatlkva quarter In armored cars. An 18-year-old Arab, a curlew breaker, died of wounds suffered when he was knifed and beaten to death In Tel Aviv when snatch- il*%>a Cordon of British troops surrounds the area to keep back the mob a* the Rex Thrat«r burns In Palestine, Th* fire was set by Jewish mob in retaliation for other fire* started • by th* Arabs. Mob violence continued In the Holy Land, with pitched battles reported between opposing forces, NBA Radlo-Telepholo.) men has arrived in Biythevi'.le and have begun making changes and repairs to the buildings prior to Installation of machinery. for complete assembly. To Train Employe* Instruction of trainees is expected to begin immediately he ed from police captors who were marching him through the all- Jewish city. t At midday an orthodox Jew who walked to his shop In the Mashieh quarter of the border area was knifed to death and his head beaten in. The body of another Jew, was said, by supervisors of the com-1 found at Jaffa He had been pany who are in Blytheyllle for this purpose. L. M. MIchaelson of St. Louis, president of the corporation stated, that crowded conditions In the St. Louis plant made necessary the • company's expansion and In select- 'iris Elytheville as a branch site he stabbed to death. Another Arab died at Haifa of stab wounds suffered In an argument. Jerusalem Again Qulel Three members of the Irgun Zvai Leumi were reported killed by British troops between Jaffa and 5 was impressed with th« facilities were iofered here and the type of poten- violators on sight. tlal personnel in Blytheville and the ; Today was the Jewish Sabbath ..-..:. /...»*•.-.. -dii i i.- .....•-•• .-.-.-.•--- .The Moslems observed their Sab- Army Air Forces installation. The Tel Aylv last night. The troops Big Four Show Progress Russians Insist on Generalizations, Falst Accusations - orders to shoot curfew ' ' • th yesterday. •:- Ercept for d«bri« nd burned of 55,990 square feet and include'of- fice space and store rooms. County Judges Ask Injunction In Roads Suit LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dec. «. (UP)—The Arkansas County Judges Association will file a petition in Pulaski Chancery Court next Tuesday to enjoin the highway department out any sum below $1,553,000. ment from paying out any aum below $1.553,000. Highway Attorney Neil! Bohlinger was served with notice of the injunction this morning.- The action U- the newest step In a suit filed by 50 Arkansas counties to collect more than one and a half million dollars in surplus highway funds under a 1947 law. The original suit was filed on behalf of the counties last week by two private attorneys and received the backing of the County Judges Association. Bohlinger said that if the injunction is granted the action would force a shut-down of the highway department since there is less than *jft'ne and a half million dollars in '' surplus funds. .buildirigV' in '_ the commerciar cen- '.of Jerusalem, there was little evidence of the blood-letting that swept Jerusalem as late as a few hours " ago. .-• Arab buses went through Jewish areas without guards. The Jaffa and Damascus gates of the old city were reopened The barbed wire was rolled up and the Bren gun carriers removed. The beggars were crying their lament for alms again, ' lezzcd, turbanned, and skull-capped crowds milled in the streets and donkeys patiently made their way through the bazaar. Porters, urchins and laborers who were throwing rocks and swinging clubs a couple of days ago were back at their tasks. They seldom bothered to give a dirty look to Americans they would have mobbed 48 hours ago. Hospitilization Plans for Si-ate Gel* U. S. Approval LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dec. «. (UP) — The multi-million dollar Arkansas Hospital Construction plan was approved Thursday by Dr. Thomas Parran, U. S. surgeon general. State Health Officer T. T. Ross announced here today. Dr. Ross said he received the notification from Dr. C- C. Applewhite, district director or the U. S. Public Health Service. The plan to dot Arkansas with new hospitals and health centers was developed by the hospital division of the board of health di- was created by the 1947 legislature to enable the state to participate In the federal funds. The plan already'had been ap^ proved by the State Board of Health and by the State Hospital Advisory Committee. Eight public hearings have been held and two more are planned Police have been reduced to See BORDER CLASHES. Page 10 Load of Steers Sells in Chicago At Record Price CHICAGO, Dec. 6 (UP)— One load of 1.385-pound prime steers sold this week for a new national all- time high of 38.50 per 100 Ibs. at the stockyards. However, the general market was down $1.00 from last week. Most of the steers and heifers were of poorer quality and many shortfeti. Bulk good and choice fed steers sold J2S50-S35.50 and common and medium grades were »17.00-$25.00 A load high-choice 944 Ib. fed heif- By R. H. Shackford United Prea* Staff Correspondent LONDON, Dec. 6. (U.P.)—The Big Pour showed no' evidence today that they were prepared at: this session of the conference of foreign ministers to make the compromises necessary for eliminating their basic differences over Germany. The United states' George Marshall, Britain's Ernest Bevln and France's Georges Bldault accuse the Russians of insisting on dealing only in generalizations and miking false accusations. Russia's Viacheslav M Molotov says the others are 'only giving lip service to Big Four unity and are, in. fjjJti plotting to divide Germany permanently 'and set up a government for 'the..-.western part of'/It. Nearly "two-and-a-half years afr ter the Potsdam meeting, the Big Four are still arguing—and disagreeing—on how to treat Germany as an economic unit. It is still divided among the four victors. That is the real Issue. Russia SUndi Alone Russia Insists that an all-German central government and satisfaction of its reparations claims must precede economic unification. Tlie United States, generally supported by Briain, insists that steps toward unification, especially elimination of the present zonal barriers, must come first. France insists that the Saar must be incorporated into its economic sphere before economic unity ad even then it must not prejudice the future of the Ruhr and Rhineland Prance wants a special, four-power regime for the Ruhr. with other neighboring countries associated with it. Until there Is a break somewhere among these steadfast positions. there x appears to be little prospect of - any progress toward an agreement. Marshall asked the 564 question at this session of the conference yesterday, after Interpreting a Molotov remark as continued Insistence upon $10,000^ 000 reparations for Russia. Mnlolov Still Evasive He asked Molotov to say whether that was correct and If so to tell the council how he proposes for the Germans to meet such an obligation. Dynamite-Laden Boat Explodes Killing 3 Men CAMERON, La., Dec. « (UP) — Three men were dead and'two Injured today after a dynamite-loaded Pure Oil Co. boat exploded In the Gulf of Mexico 10 mllei'.off the coast near her* yesterday. ' A Pure Oil Co. official Indentlfled the dead R» Lawrence A. Plzzo, James Vlllot and A. J. Landry, all I of Morgan city, La. •He said the IM-foot exploration boat, a converted minesweeper was doing seismograph work when It exploded. Cause of the explosion was not known. The Injured men were reported "not in serious condition" at a Lake Charles hospital.' They were Robert Townsend ot Orange; Tex;, and Alphonso LaGrange of Patterson, La., an observer for the Louta- iana Conservation Dept.' • Two others aboard th* ahtp, the Leo Huff, were reported to hive escaped injury. ' Curbs on Buying By U.S. Proposed House Member Asks Placing of Controls In Foreign Aid Bill By Sandor S. Klein United Prfti SUf( Correspondent WASHINGTON, Dec, 8. (UP)—A plan to Impose price control on government foreign aid purchases was headed today for House consideration, and the chances were ;ood that It would have the bless- ng of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. iThe proposal will be presented' oh Monday by Rep. Karl E. Mundt, R., S.D, in the form of an amendment^ i" the House bill authorizing 4580,000,000 In stop-gap aid for Trance, Italy, Austria and China. Mundt said devils ol his amendment remained fo 'be worked,'but. But, in general, It would bar pur- :nodities authorized New Industries, Better Highways Needed in State Arkansas Governor Addresses Farmers Meeting in Osceola By A, A. FrrdrirkMn (Courier Nrw> Staff Writer) OSOEO1.A, Ark., Dec. S—Ciov. Ben Laney said hero yesterday that controlling factors In determining tier capita spending In Arkansas counties are (rood roads and the presence of Industries, Speaking nt the ihlh annual loekhdlders meeting of the Plant rs Production Credit Assocliitloi n the Community House here, Gov rnor Laucy addressed nearly 15 white and Negro PCA members 01 movement he started and ha nislicd with eiithusliiKm—lncreivsed His address, In which he de- lured industries were necessary .to obtain maximum Incomes from all Arkansas counties, clhnEvxecl a Hislness meeting during which V, S. janey of Osceola and Noble Gill of Dell were re-elected president and vice president, respectively, of the ?CA Board of Directors. They were the only officers whose terms had expired. Prior to Governor Laney'i talk Gordon McCai'ly, formerly of the PCA and now manager of Little River Co-Operallve, offered » plan for retiring a $48,000 balance owed III* government by PCA on nn appropriation of $145,000 voted In ie:i* to launch the credit Institution's operations. Mr. McCarty said carrying out ol this plttn, undev which each POA member would purchase by next Spring amounts of "A" stock equal to hlE present holdings, would retire the remaining Indebtedness next year and thus nmkc ihu Association entirely fnrmed-owned—R major POA goal. The .stockholders then voted to go on record as favoring this method of acquiring ownership of PCA through the voluntary stock-buying Irtftn, In re-affirming hl« NUpport of Increased fndualrlallxatlon, Governor I,aney laid emphaaiH on the potctblllty of manufacturing In Arkantai products from the itaU'a own resource* ln«lead of ahlpplnt then out to be' manufactured elsewhere. • . . . ' « ^1» rvists Into Camps lit -Torn France PARIS, Dee. 6. (U.P.)—The vanguard o£ 80,000 Army, Navy and Air Force reservist* b«sran pouring into camp* all over riot-lorn Frimc* today M parliament armed the government with power to Jail saboteur* and'agitator* fof us much as 10 years. Th» reservists were called up to reinforce, regulai Army troops, police and mobile guards patroling Communist strongholds in Southern _ France and the Northern eoftl Flying Convict ers reached $34.25, high for this class. new record ' Most good and choice heifers were J25.50-S31.50. Medium and good beef cows ranged $I6.00-$22.00 and canners and cutters $ll.00-$14.00. Good weighty sausage bulls were J19.50- J19.75. Good and choice vealers »25.5fl-»27.00 ' Barrows and gilts advanced »75- tl.OO and sows were SOlISc higher. Bulk good and choice 190-300 Ib. butchers averaged $25.85-526.10. Heavier weights sold for lower prl- New York Stocks ir Stocks to get .information out the plan. necessary to ft..The state will receive $1,900,000 in federal funds a year in the five- Star plan. The federal money Is to- be matched two for one by state and* local funds. "Die plan assigns top 'priority to areas according to need as revealed by the hospital aud medical facilities survey made last year by a special committee. Weather ARKANSAS — Partly cloudy, warmer northwest today; Sunday Increasing cloudiness. Scattered showers and cooler oort..w**t por- AT&T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth steel Chrysler 152 1-2 65 1-3 33 W 3-4 59 1-4 Molotov replied indirectly, al. though earlier he had said the Russian position was unchanged. He may try to avoid replying directly for some days. American delegation offioials pointed out that a direct renewal of Russia's reparation demands now would counteract Mqlotov's earlier appeals here on behalf of Germany. His appeals went on in yesterday's confused session until Bevln said Molotov appeared to be try- Ing to convince the Germans that Russia is their only friend. But yesterday's session was the first time in two weeks of meeting that the ministers have come to grips with the heart of the German problem—economic and political principles. Non? that an entire day has been devoted to' general statements on this, the ministers may to facts. Of PMA Elected West Ridge Leader Again Selected to Head County Group In an election held at the Pro auction and Marketing Adminls tration office here yesterday al members of the Mississippi Coun ty Agriculture Conservation Committee wfcre re-electod to serve for another year. The committee members reelected were: A. O. Spellings of West Ridge, chairman; H. C. Knap- penberRer of Blytheville, vice- chairman; Ruffin Newsom of Lenchvillc, regular member; Harold Ohlcndorf of Osceola, first al- terrmte member and Fielder Perry of Blythevllls second alternate member. fc The committee was re-elected by delegates from 16 of the county's 26 communities and will administer the affairs of the Agriculture Adjustment Administration program in the county. Following the election members of the County Committee met in a routine business session at which time they approved the first 50 applications for soil conservation payment to be submitted in this county. ields. The council of the RtpuMla, or ipper chamber of parliament, out- asled ^mmuniit obstructionists nd enacted the emergency measures which Premier Robert Bchu- man sought to combat the crUU. They now needed only the lormall- y of publication in th* official ournal. The callup of W.OOO reservlsU sent the first unlli of the class of 1943—youths who were 10 to th»t nto the rnnks/of the security forces guarding Prance's many trouble centers. Troop* Strategically Placed Colonial troops maintained ftxa- leglc positions in Marseille, .'O-.d Hhcr security force* backed by roving tanks and armored cars patrol- ed the strike-staggered city. It was cut off,to the great Southern port, the traffic (lopping at Lyon to the north. Valence and SI; Ellenne, scene* of violent fighting In the last few days, were calm, but heavy patrol* ot troops and guards covered all .streets • and public squares. In St. Etlenne, held by striken all dar yesterday, trolleys were running again. ' Police were alerted in at. Etienn* for a meeting of Communist youth reported . ncheduled Ute today. Muny youlhn between 14 and 18 had been'arrested in the last two days carrying armi, In Qulmper, Brittany, an automobile carrying striken iped through the streets and several rid* shoti were tired into homes ot leuden of the "worker*! force" which advocated a back to work movement. . Striken occupied , th* e*ntr*l railroad station ^at Hoann* In the brief Delegates present at yesterday's meeting were H. A. Graves, Carson Lake; Steve Cockerham, Etov,-Rh; Lloyd Shelton, Hatcher; C. F. Ford, Kciser; R. L. Houck, Luxora; J. A. Pigg, Osceora; Albert Banks, Whitton; J. E. Grain, Wilson; W. E. Hagan. Forty Eight; Claud Duncan, Half Moon; Charles Rose, Lost Cane; J. H. David, Manila; W. O. Galyean, Pawhecn; Hildred Bunch, Yarbro; George Hamilton, Bowen; and V. 8. 'Johnson, Leachville. If wheat' were sell- Ing at $3 a bushel on the Chicago rxchanf;e.. J the government would be prohibited by this amendment from offering $3.02 or higher to assure Itself.of supplies. The South Dakota congressman outlined his -proposed amendment at an executive session of the Foreign Affairs Committee. He said he received a "very favorable" reaction, ,which led him to believe that the committee would support the amendment when It la offered on the House floor. General Debate Concluded Representative John M. Vory's R., O., a high ranking member of the foreign affairs committee, said that if the group accepted any amendment It would be something similar to Mundt's. Usually committee acceptance of amendments wa.s great Influence In their adoption by the House. General debate on the bill was concluded after House members consumed pine hours and 51 minutes of the 12 hours alloted for talk. Then the enacting clause of the bill was read, opening the legislation to amendment, but this phase was put off until Mondny. Meanwhile, acting secretary of state Robert A. Lovett charged that Soviet Russia U aiding the strike riots in France and Italy In an effort to "frighten" the United States into giving up Its foreign aid plans. Appealing to the Senate Appropriations Committee for lunds to carry out the winter relief program, Lovett said the recent strikes appear to be "an extension of Soviet foreign policy." "You can't ignore it." he said of the strike wave, "when It conies at a time when the Congress . meets, committees go to work and the Council of Foreign Ministers meets in London." getaway In a stolen airplane was re-captured near nessco, after he crash-landed th* plane In a cotton patch and wnlkcct awny from the wreck without a scratch. (NBA Telephoto) be able to get down Coca Cola 173 Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward .. Int Harvester ..... Republic St«! Radio . Socony Vacuum •.-. Studebaker Standard of N J ... Texas Oorp Packard U 3 Steel V 34 1-4 56 1-8 51 5-8 86 3-4 23 1-4 « 1-4 16 19 1-8 75 1-2 &5 1-2 4 1-2 73 3-8 New York Cotton open high low close 35SO 3516 3549 3573 3515 3535 3M8 3534 M«r May July Oct. Dec. feoU akM MM; up !>. 3400 310* 3553 3133 3580 33M 3105 3539 3422 3122 3580 Wilson Negro Loses Life as Home Burn* An aged Negro was burned to death early this morning at Wilson when ttif. house he occupied alone was destroyed by fire of an undetermined origin. He was Will Liggins, 75. who lived alone In a house in the Negro quarters. The blaze started about » o'clock this morning. 'The fire was well underway when it was discovered by neighbors and intense heat and names halted rescue attempts. Llgglns' body was I BIRMINGHAM, Ala., found on the floor between the bed (UP)— Foremost Dairies Pearl Harbor Day Observance Urged County or any other section of the state, the Arkansas ohtef executive asserted. ''"We need Imiunlrle* to do this," he slated. He urged added industrial deyel- opement to absorb the number of Jobless which he said was Mire to occur. 'Governor Laney 'nlso pointed out that Industry niul Industrial workers provide one of tlio biggest markets for agricultural products. Industrial development, however, has been rapid in Arkansas In the past few years, Gov. Laney said, and mnny new industries In tha state are engaged In processing agricultural products. Speaking on the other controlling factor In per capita spending, Gov. Laney cited a proper rrmd system as one of the basic ''needs of the state. Funif^ Needed for Koadu "We will never nave complete, nde- qunte highway system in the state Britain's 48,000,000 population would "disappear" as a result of Port 24 of the Amerl- Association, 1 ind Chief Petty Of fl-! Chicago where Dud Cason can Legion and cer W- P. Fisher of the Navy Recruiting Office here today urged a community-wide observance of tomorrow, Pearl Harbor "Good Neighbor Day". Day, us The Legion and Navy Recruiting Officer's statements came In conjunction with a proclamation Issued earlier this week by Governor Ben Laney declaring tomorrow as "Good Neighbor Day" In Arkansas which stressed the observance by stating that Vat no time-In history Is the unification of American people more sorely needed to win the peace." Mis sco Fair President Attends Chicago Meeting L H. Aulry of Burdett*. presi- I dent of th* Mississippi County Pair has returned from he-attended the 57th annual meeting of the International Association of Pairs and Expositions. . The Northeast Arkansas District Fair Is a member ot the association. It is composed of fair managers ol the United states and Canada. While In Chicago, Mr. Autry alto attended the International Livestock show at the stockyards there. Churchill Raps Labor's Regime Conservative Leader Says Britain to Lose Fourth of Population MANCHESTER, Ellg., Dec. «. (U.P.)—Winston Churchill pre- todny that a fourth of Daniel Mayer said the government was doing - everything Jn Its .power.,to "re-establish the economy o{ the nation," T* Weed Oat DUtoyal Jiut before the assembly adjourned, until .next Tuesday, It passed a measure providing credits for billeting troop*. Tuesday; It will re- iiune discussion on bilieting .fund* and the dissolution of 11 companies of security guards tuspected of disloyalty. ' In Toulous*. 'police occupied the gas wiirks to keep a strikers' mob from seizing them. The city of Toulouse was heavily police to protect workers who-had Bee FRANCE on Pafe 1* unless enormous sums are put Into road construction," he declared. Stressing the cost of road constr\lct- tlon, he pointed out tl.nt one mile of road now costs 2.38 times as much as it did in 1940. Pointing out that ninny of Arkan T sas' main roads are in bad sliapc and will have to be repaired In the See GOVERNOR on Page 1*. Communist-Led Labor Demands Indemnities ROME, Dec. 6. I UP)—The Com- tnuiiLst-lcd General Confederation of Labor challenged the government today with a three-day ultimatum unci scheduled a general strike In Rome for next Tuesday midnight If its demands arc not met. The ultimatum was dra fled at Dairy Strike Ends and the door, indicating he may have been awakened by the fire and attempted to escape. His only relative was believed to be a niece residing In Osceola. Sverices were planned for 1 p.m. today st Jones (Negro) Funeral Horn* in Marked Tie*. Dec. I. employes today returned to work after voting to accept a wage agreement reached in n night long session of negotiations. * . ~" The action ended on* of two strikes here that had cut off more than 50 percent of the mlllc supply th* are* • *»,«» people. Safes of Record High NEW YORK, Dec. 8. (UP) — Macy's. the world's largest store, announced today that it had a *1,481,072 day I Ills week which brake the world record for sales. Christmas 'shopping .sales on Thursday last year when its sales totaled $1,407,989, the store reported. Temperature Drops to 32 After another mild day yesterday during which the mercury here reached a high of 83 dcarns, tem- a meottng of the Rome Chamber of Labor. It was calted to plan retaliation against the government for Its police measures yesterday during agilatlon in. and around Rome. One Communist was killed and a score were wounded. The confederation demanded that the government punish those responsible for yesterday's action that an appropriation be made at once for public works projects to alleviate unemployment In Rome, and that all unemployed persons be granted Indemnities. School Superintendents Will Meet in Dell The Mississippi County Superintendents and Principals Association will hold its monthly dinner-meeting at 6:30 pm. Wednesday at the Dell Cafeteria, county School Supervisor John Mayes .an nounccd today. J. L. Edison, supervisor of sclioo he country's decline under the Labor goernmcnt. Brltnln zrave as Is In peril almost that during the war, Churchill \told 8,000 conservatives n King's Hall. "Our Country, the heart of out empire with Its commonwealth and positions under every sky and cll- iinle, Is Imperiled to a degree which I have hardly ever known," c snld. "The government and the opposition, Socialist ministers, Torynnd liberal members, however else they nny be divided, all are agreed on that. "I run deeply anxious about our means of survival in lhl£ Island as a free prosperous civilized community. I am quite sure that Socialism—that Is to say, Ihe substitution of state control by officials Instead of private enterprise —will make it Impossible ~for 48,000.000 to live in this Island, and that al least a quarter of all who arc "live today will have to disappear In one way or' another after enduring a lowering of standards of food and comfort incon- concclvable In the last 50 *year».' Churchill charged that the La- borilcs had made "unfair use o wartime controls, and today aim at nothing less than despotic authority as Incompetent as It Is complete over the whole population." He said the government wasted 18 to lunch finance of the Stale DC partment of Education, will be principal speaker. His topic was not known here today. This meeting date w«s moved up because of the dismissal dates ot .,._ several Klioois for the Chrlstma* peraturea fell durlnf the night to holidays, Mr. Mayes said. Monthly a near-freezing low of M degree*, meetings of the Association are re- to Robert E. official we*UM* observe*. Blaylock, I guUrly scheduled for the I Wedaeaday third WOO.000,000 by delaying for months acting on his advise surrender the Palestine mandate. "Half the British soldiers kepi in Palestine under conditions o: Intolerable provocations would, li they had been stationed in India have enabled the transfer of power anci responsibility from British to Indian hands to have been made In a gradual and orderly manner," he said "It would have averted the slaughter of at least a quartei million Hindus and Moslems in the series of hideous massacres the like of which has never stain ed the, British Empire In »U It* history. The blame for those va rious blunders and calamities re* upon the government as a whole. The Marlopa and Pima, Indian resve'ration WAS established'in ISM It 1* located in Ai-isona, National Park Is Dedicated By President EVERGLADES CITY, Pla., Dec. (UPV—President Truman tortaf Icdlcated the newest national park with a call for constant vigilance igainst selfish raids qn the coun- ry's national resources. Mr. Truman spoke at the official opening of (he Everglades National 'ark—a 454,000-acre sub-tropicaJ ract covering much of the southern -Ip of Florida. The President pleaded mainly for conservation In criticizing those who, he said, would deplete the nation's national 'resources "for private gain." But he also linked such conservation with the country's future International position. He said Ihe "wise use of our natural resources" is part of the nation's responsibility to Its citizens and to "world order, world peace and world recovery." Mr. Truman flew over the Krer- glades area In coming here today from4Cey West, where hg U vacationing at the submarine base. He landed at Naples, 36 miles north ot here, and motored down : the ooa*t to this town of 900. Colorful and lush scenery provided the backdrop for the ceremonies &s Nfr. Trurhan said public lands and parks, forests and mineral reserves are frequently subjected to destructive Influences. "We have to remain constantly vigilant to prevent rakte'^by those who would selfishly e^ptort our common heritage for their, private gain," he s»ld. "Such raid* on our natural resources are not examples of enterprise and Initiative. They are attempt*, to take from all the people for the benefit of a few." Indicted 'Red* HoHywood Writers to Post Bonds HOLLYWOOD, Dec. «. iOP) — Ten • movie writers and director* indicted for, contempt of CongRs* said today,that they would ror- render 'and plead Innocent. Attorney Robert W. Kenny said he would handle beach warrants tor aU of then alter indfctnenti returned ye»teida,y,Jn.Washington arrive Monday. He estimated bail for the 10 wouM total about *,»*>.

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