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BLYTHEVIEEE •TV IERTNEWS DOMINANT NEWSPAPER Of NOJBTHEA ST ARKANSAS AND BOUTHKABT MISSOURI VOL. XLIV—NO. 217 Blyth«vl)le Courier Blyth*vill» Dally Mississippi' Valley Leader Blythevillt Herald BIATHEV1LLE/ ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9, J94T EIGHTEEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIV« CENTS Jews Slaughter ,/OArabs, Wound At Least Hundred Bloody Battle Waged In No-Man's-Land Near Jaffa, Tel Aviv By Robert Miller (United Press Staff Correspondent) JERUSALEM, Dec. 9 (U.P.) British authorities reported today that the Jewish Hagana defense army tilled 70 Araba and wounded LOO others in a counter-attack last night in the blood-soak ed battleground between Te Aviv and Jaffa. The sensationally heav; Arab casualties nearly dou bled the death toll in th communal fighting which broke out after the United Aviv and Jaffa.Nations vote Nations voted 10 days ago to partition Palestine. British sources said modern arms were carried by several hundred Arabs which attacked the Salame quarter of Tel Aviv. Jews in Tel Aviv were panic-struck as the Arabs set fire to three huts, the British reported, but Hagana rushed up reinforcements in taxi cabs, buses, ^automobiles and trucks, and drove 'T^Lhe Arabs back. The battle also took the lives of 12 Jews and three Britons. A new outbreak of violence today killed six Jews and one Briton raising the Palestine death toll to 115. In the last 24 hours, 97 persons S*e SLAUGHTER on Pate II trunette Finds Intruder n Home and Calmly Caffs Police to Make Arrest LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dec. 8 (UP) —Criminal attack charges were expected to be filed today against James Harris, 20-year-old Negro who was captured early yesterday hrough the level-headed co-opern- lon of a 18-year-old girl. The attractive brunette, Ella Lee Waggoner, dialed police In the dark when the Negro attempted to force ils way Into her room. He was captured after being shot in the shoulder as he attempted to escape. According to Detective Chief C. O. Fink, Harris later admitted raping a white woman »nd attacking a half-dozen others during recent months. An ex-convict, Harris had served a third of an 18-year-burglary term when paroled In 1844. Four Accused as Counterfeiters Soviets Weaken Before Big Four Prospecrs Brighter 'For Conference on Future <>F Germany By R, H. shackford United Press Staff Corraj LONDON, Dec. 9.MU.P.) cheslav M. MolotovV'F sjlg ..promise Dissolved the conference of foreign ters was doomed to early adjoum- , ment and raised hope that the f % Big Four at least could get down " J to work on some of the major German peace problems.. While Molotov restated his demand for $10,000,000 in reparations from Germany yesterday, he abandoned his previous stand that agreement on reparations must be a condition for economic unity. At the beginning of the third week of the conference, there jtas still a lot of pessimism about the possibilities of agreement. But there also was considerable hope —where there was none 24 hours ago—that the ministers could come to grips on some of the major German problems. Marshall Gets Action The credit for finally pinning Molotov down and getting him to be specific goes to Secretary of State George C. Marshall, who has repeatedly insisted that Molotov state 1 the current Soviet views on reparations and submit a working paper on Russian economic proposals for Germany. Significantly, Molotov's "compromise" came a few hours after Marshall had called Britain's Ern- Foreign Aid Bill Faces New Delay Steering Committee Doubts Final Vote Can Be Had Today WASHINGTON. Dec. 9. (UP) — The House Foreign Affairs Committee today decided to fight proposals for direct distribution of new U. S. foreign relief supplies by the Red Cross and other private " semi-public agencies. The decision was taken In an executive session of the commlt- ee as the House met to resume consideration of a growing pile of amendment? to the $590,000,000 emergency foreign aid bill. It also agreed to oppose amendments to bar shipments of fertilizer, from machinery and petroleum products even if the President finds :hem to be scarce In the United States. But its major fight will be a- galnst th< amendment by Rep. August H. Andresen, R., Min., to provide for distribution of two- thirds of the relief supplies through the Red Cross, religious and other private organizations. The committee was informed by Basil O'Connor, American Red Cross chief, that the Red Cross could not handle the distribution of supplies as proposed In the Andersen amendment. Because of the Increasing determination by opponents to load down the bill with amendments, the House 00P;>ader5h4p : wa» begin- Coverinff their faces with handkerchiefs, left lo right, Vito D'Aftostino, 3t, Minus Arelos, 43, John Bren nan, 47, and Peter Klikas, 47, are led by a V. S. marshal! Into Chkafo'a, Federal Building where the were arraigned on counterfeiting charges. The four men pleaded Innocent, and (he rase wu continued until Dec. 19. The rlnjr. which was exposed when a Distrustful De> PlaKiei, 111., farmer was p.ild In bogu money for ft Thanksgiving turkey, I* Kftifl to have printed more than 1600,000 In fftk« 5, 10 and 20-dolla bills in the largest counterfeit plot since 1934. Strike in Italy Is Postponed Christmas Bonuses For Unemployed Goal Of Red Labor Leaders ROME. Dec. 0. (UP) — The Communist-controlled chamber of La- fief today .postponed ^for rat least HJ^hours a jjeneral' strike scheduled Wibegln in Rome' at midnight to- China. The Senate-approved carried the full '$597,000,000 thorlzatlon asked tration for the and France's Georges a private conference to est Bevin Bidault to plot showdown Western strategy if Molotov failed to yield. What effect the meeting of the Three had on Molotov's move ras, of course, unknown except to Tolotov. But he had another fling at the Western Powers yesterday. He accompanied his proposals with another bitter attack against the West, alleging the Marshall Plan would enslave "democratic' Europe, that the allies were building up Ihe Ruhr as a "strategic base" for domination of Europe and that the West plans to divide Germany and set up a separate government for the Western Reich. Molotov Is Vitriolic His attack was so vitriolic lhat the British delegate called perversion of the facts and shocking mlsstatement as far as the Ruhr is concerned. Marshall, who has accused Molotov of not believing his own propaganda, did not bother to answer. Major interest centered in the fact that Molotov after two weeks of sparring had linally been forced to admit that Russia's reparations bill was still $10,000,000,000 to be collected by removal of Industrial plants, through current production and German asseU abroad and through "various services,' meaning forced labor. That shared the spotlight with Molotov's answer to Marshall. The JBDViet delegation no longer de Stands agreement on reparations as a preliminary condition to solution of the problem on German economic unity. Although some Western delegates feared Russia might withdraw Its demand for so much reparations as propaganda for Germany, most of them felt Russia repeated the claim as a bargaining point High American officials doubted that the Russians were unrealistic enough to think that they could still collect that much from pros-Oct trate Germany. Dec House Foreign Affairs Committee called an eleventh hour strategy meeting in advance of the regular House session. The committee, which is steering the bill tthrough the lower chamber, was to decide how far it would go in accepting proposed changes in the legislation during the final hours of deliberation. Tlie House itself was called Into session an hour earlier than usual. The Republican leadership felt that with this head start, it could bring the bill to a final vote so that House and Senate conferees could begin to compromise their differences. As the house bill now stands, It would provide $530.000,000 [or emergency relief to France, Italy and Austria, and $60.000,000 tor bill au- by the adminls- three European countries but nothing for China. Still shaken by a few close calls on major tests of strength in the House yesterday,. Foreign Affairs Committe members were worried about efforts to trim the authorization. Rep. Bartel J. Jonkman. K., Mich., was ready with an amendment to trim the authorization to $300,000.000. He was set to argue that there are funds still available in the old UNRRA account and In other programs which would more than pay for the entire stopgap air program. Fear Impact on U. S. Economy First items on the house agenda were amendments offered by Rep. Thomas G. Abernathy, D. Miss., and Rep. .Andersen. They would bar purchases of fertilized, farm equipment and petroleum products when they were found to be scares in this country. Most of the opposition to the bill wa« based on the effect of exports on supplies and prices at ^home. In an effort to counter the it! threat from this source, the Foreign Affairs Committee has agreed on an amendment which would require: 1. That the President regulate purchases under the act in such a way as to minimize the Impact on U. S. natural resources and on domestic prices. 2. That purchases be made from foreign sources whenever the cost delivered to the recipient country will be less than the cost delivered from the United States. 3. That not more than 25 per cent of the funds be used to buy commodities abroad, provided that the President finds the commodities scarce In this country. • •• • The labor organization's decision to delay the strike eased tension that had been mounting hourly. The Communist-controlled Chamber of Labor promised the midnight walkout unless the government grants .Christmas bonuses for the unemployed, starts a gigantic public works program, and punishes police and government officials responsible for police action against Communist demonstrators- Premier Alclde tie Gasperi, a Christian Democrat, regarded the . ultimatum as another Communist attempt lo unseat his government. De Gnsperi was studying the ultimatum, but had not scheduled meetings with the cabinet or labor representatives. A spokesman for tile Chamber of ] Labor said the strike was set and that,' "we ive waiting for word from the premier." "Our demands are firm and our ultimatum is clear," the labor spokesman said. Neither government nor labor spokesmen, however, would predict whether the strike •vault) occur. A general strike would paralyze this city of 1,500.000 inhabitants, and close the newspapers which vigorously support the D~ Gasperi government. The new crisis came as a parti- j san Congress convened In Rome leard a suggestion that an irt- lernational partisan army be established. Tills \vos regarded as possibly the first step toward organizing a military arm for the new nine-nation coninform. Soviet Influences Seen The partisan army was proposed by Gen. Sldor Kovpak. vice presi- ! church dent of the Soviet Ukraine. The I teams Idea, expressed first at a press conference, got quick support from delegates from Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia and Italy. New violence flared at the small town of Vittorio, Sicily, where police using tear gas scattered workers who left a chamber of labor meeting and attacked rightist party rieadquarters. A vice commissar of police, three carablnieri and several citizens were Injured in the brawl. The chamber of labor's ultimatum to the Rome government followed last Friday's disturbances In which one Communist was shot to death and a number of policemen were wounded when police broke up a demonstration of unemployed. The chamber demanded that a Rome public works program start immediately to give Jobs to the Temperatures Go Below Zero in Northern States (By United Press) . Street corner 'Santa Clauses In Northern states hunched themselves against the Icy winter blasts today and decided they must actually be at their North Pole homes. Sub-freezing temperatures prevailed over most ol the nation a4 far Squtlyas Texas; and at Bemid)i Ulnn, the rrhereury plunged tji.ai Degrees below.ser<v' .. ; ' •'•!"'•"'' . The mosMhtfeise'cold-wascenlei-- ed over Minnesota^. North D>kot> Iowa and Wisconsin,with Rochester Minn., reporting 20 below; Wilmar Minn., 19 .below; Pembine, N. D.. 1! below; La Crosse, WIs., 15 below Fargo, N. D.,, 12 below, and Minneapolis, 11 below and Mason City, la., five below.; The Chicago Weather Bureau said that clear skies and an unbroken sonw blanket ranging from two to 17 Indies in depth have contributed to the low temperatures. The cold weather extended throughout the Middle West and Eastward over the North Atlantic Coast states. Arkansas Cotton OutLuk Studied 1947 Yield Short f Of Production on Fewer Acres in 1946 •LITTLE nOCK, (H. Arx., Dec. ». cotton pros- Is not 1 be- lers will In- according to Administration Bill Asks Broad Rationing Power Senate Judiciary Committee Begins Study of Measure WASHINGTON, Dec, 9 .P.) —The itdmiuistrnlioi odny submitted to Congress which would give the government bnrnd ixiwei's to •ation food and fuel. An administration »iM}keanian •aid H «|MI Mould live the (ov- munrnt power to buy up nillrr farm crops, at price* fixrd by the Kovt'rmnent. Secretary of Commerce W. Avor- cll HniTlmnn .submitted the legts- utlon to a Semite Judicliiry Subcommittee. H was tlio llrst specific 1)111 oflered by Hie Hdmlnls- Irnllon to buck up President Tru- nmn's Nov. n request for emergency rationing, and price and wuge control powers. It wns presemcd us the administration's request for authority lo Impost priorities nnd allocations on scarce Industrial materials and to extend government controls on exports. Tho fuel-mUoning clement of Hie measure was brought out during questioning of Undersecretary of Commerce WlUinin O. Poster. He snlil the power was there but rel- cned the subcommittee to Hie Interior lor elaboration or any details. The fact that tile bill contained provisions brand enough to authorize consumer rationing and the purchase of entire croiw was brought out through nucstlortlng of Adrian Fisher, Commerce Dci>art- menl solicitor, by Subcommittee Chairman Jolui S, Cooper. R., Ky. Harrlman earlier had told Cooper that the administration did not intend to use priority and allocation power on a scale approaching the wartime basis. Harrlman liar left the room when Fisher lestl- lled. Sweeping Powers Proposed Pointing to the provision authorizing the allocation of grain, rice, dried beans and peas, fnts and oils, livestock, poulrly and milk, Cooper asked Fisher If It would provide, authority for "Individual rationing." "II would Include that power," F-.Eher replied, "1 think you'll have lo admit. Russians Break Trade Relations With the French PARIS, nee. ». (U.P.)—t'onununbi labor leaden called oH UM inraljrilnt French ttrlke. lonljht won after Ru»ia bad MTered «ri*e iircntlalloni with Fnncc ami ordered out of MOKOW ft French repatriation mlMtlon. PARIS. Dec/9. (U.P.)—Russia broke off trade nego- tuitions with France today and ordered home a French / reparation mission in Moscow as the Paris government' stepped up its drastic campaign against Communigt-led strikers. ' The Soviets lashed at French acts against the Soviets while the leaders of the general Confederation of Labor weighed H government ultimatum to get back to work tomorrow. The government backed up its ultimatum with a wiiniing Hint 2-10,000 troops soon would be ready to go into action ugttinst saboteurs and Communist riot squads. ' — + In swllt succession the Soviet . mbiissy announced that the French epatrlatlon mission now in Mos- ow had been ordered out at once, and the Moscow radio reported that ilaiis for a French trade delegation to go to Moscow were being :anceled. Moscow hinged Its reprisal on the ouster o[ 19 Soviet leaders from ' France and the closing of Camp Deauregard, Russian repatriation camp outside Paris, where French, raiders reported that- they found illegal arms caches. Moscow rejected France's complaints of "subversive activity" ill the camp as "foul slander" and , said the French action was "hostile and contrary to the spirit'ol alliance and mutual assistance" between the counties. The Moscow radio said that in view of the repatration dispute. Russia was withdrawing the vlsfts lor H members of a French trade delegation scheduled to go to Moscow. . ; "The Soviet government has instructed all members of the Soviet repatriation mission to leave France, and requires that the members of the French repatriation mission in the U.S-SJl. leave the territory ot the U.S.S.R. forthwith," the Russians announced. "On Dec. 5 the Soviet government received application from tha French government for visas to Moscow and back for 18 memben of a French delegation coming to the U.S.SR. for, : talks •regarding $1,057 is Added To Chest Pledges Month-Old Drive Still Far Short Of $26,780 Goal Contributions to the 1947 Community Chest me nenrlng the »15.00C mark, campaign officials reported today. A list of contributions totaling $1,057.2(1 released today brought the Chest fund donations complied to date to $14,341.81. The Chc.it drive, aimed at a bud- Ket ot $28,780, which will aid ' 20 Blythevllle welfare, clvlo and youtl organisations during the next year began its seventh week today a little more than half-way to Its goal. Following Is the list of contrlbu tors released today: Mrs. Bernard Allen Mrs. Fannie Alexander Mrs. Engene Autln Miss Jane -Bombs]aski Mrs. Fete Burnrmm Guy Burks Mrs. Clifford Buntlin Mrs. Bruce / Roy Benvers Bishop's Grocery V. Can trf, Weather ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy, not much change in temperature tonight. Wednesday, increasing cloud 1 Iness but not so cool. New York Cotton MAR 3516 3651 3576 35V May 3538 3613 3538 3507 July 3432 3484 3432 348 ... 3132" 3180 3132 3165 ... a&IU 3640 3681' 3«33 Baptists Seek $25,000 for Building Fund Members of the First Baptist Church's building fund drive teams, who today launched a campaign (o raise an additional 125,000 for the erect Ian of a new church building, have rcporled raising »7.86o in cosh and pledges as of noon today, tiic Rev. E. C. Brown, pastor, reported. The drive will continue throughout the week, he said, in an effort io raise the funds so that building plans can be made in the immediate future. It is hoped successful completion ol the campaign will enable construction work on the new church to begin by next Spring, the Rev, Brown stated. The drive wns launched at a I kickotf breakfast at 7:30 this morning in the dining i6om ol Iht at which time the drive were formed. Short talks were made by Hays Sullivan, president of the Mens' Brotherhood of the church; Alvln Huffman Jr., chairman of the Building Committee; Charles S- Lemons, a member ol the Building Committee and the Rev. Mr. Brown. The new church will be erected on :i lot ImnVetlialely East of the present church site on West Walnut Street. At the beginning of the campaign, the church's building fund had on hand a total of Wfi,- 967.77. committee of Arkansas College of,-Agriculture. ' ' ' "Relatively more favorable prices for feed crops and tor most livestock and, livestock products will make additional cotton acreage unlikely," the report said.' IV added that Arkansas still Is a deficit*' feed-producing stale and urged every farmer lo raise feed for his own stock. « An era of continued high prices (or farm products was foreseen, but higher production cosfs were expected to offset some of the aili-untage gained, the report said. The price ol meat animals Is cx- ptcted to be. somewhat less favorable, due to higher feed costs, but continuance of the trend toward Increased livestock production Is vitally important, the committee said. Heavy marketing of beef cattle has been reported, nnd there will be 4.000,000 fewer cattle on Arkansas farms next Jan. 1 than at the beginning of 1017. Meanwhile, the U. S. Department of Agriculture estimated the. Ark* nnsas cotton crop at 1,200,000 bales of information furnished by farmers and gin operators on Dec. 1. This is ZO.OOO bales below the Nnv. 1 forecast anil 21,000 hales smaller than the 1016 crop. Acreage increased 20 per cent this year, the U.S.D.A. said, but yields were reduced by ' drought. The census reports 1.067,000 bales ginned In tHe state before Dec. 1 as compared with 996.000 balfis before Dec. 1, 194C. About 12 per cent of the 1947 crop remained In the fields the first day of this month. (9.00 2.0 1.0 .50 1.0 10.0 2.0 1.0 10.00 jaoo Schoolmasters to Hold January Meeting Here The next monthly meeting of the Northwest Arkansas Schoolmasters Association will be held at the high, school here Jan. 8, it wns announc- tjiat's nCt^er: broad power,'^ Cooper commented. ' ' 'Fisher p said the bill proposed only ''essential' emergency power." ; Cooper then asked if tlio provision would allow the government to purchase entire crops. - Fisher sSild (hut It would have that effect Inasmuch as the. government .already could buy food through the Commodity Credit Corp. The power to shut off oilier purchasers, he admiU«d, would indirectly enable the government to buy an entire crop. 'And to fix the price?" Cooper asked. "That is correct." Fisher replied. Undersecretary of Commerce William Foster earlier had refused to designate industrial users who might be required to curtail their use of steel 11 the administration was granted the |»wcr to requested. HIT said the Commerce Department wanted to make further studies and to consult industry and labor first. The hill submitted by Ilarriman was (he first by the administration, spelling out in <lc(nll, any of thf proposals in President Tru- ni.^u's 10-polnt anti-Inflation program, f Mr. Truman, In his message at ihc start ol the special session Nov. 17, asked Congress for jiowcr lo invoke rationing and price and wage controls as weapons against inflation. But congressional action on the administration program was moving slowly. Senate Republican policy makers were disclosed lo have discussed a new plan for compulsory meat rationing. But they had no plans for putting it In lorce bclore next spring, if then. Along wilh jxiwers lo issue priority and allocation orders. Harriman's bill carried provisions to authorize continued control over 1 ex- porls and to impose new ones on inventories. New York Stocks t P.M. Stocks A T & T ................ 132 1> Amer Tobacco ............ 66 Anaconda Copper ........ 33 1;2 . W. B. Nicholson, vice president. | This meeting date was set at a dinner meeting of the Associatio-.i last night at Jonesboro Junior High School. Meetings were originally sot for the second Monday of each month but the change to the second Thursday was made because of conllictinR activities generally falling on the former date, Mr. Nicholson said. Other Mississippi County educators at the meeting last night were Miss Rosa Hardy, Blythevllle High School principal; A. E. Caldwcli, Richard L. Dickinson To Be Buried in Elmwood Funeral services will be conducted tomorrow at 10 a. m. in Mon- tlccllo for Richard I.. Dickinson, Formerly of BlytheviHc, who died yesterday morning in a Russell- unemployed. Government spokes- | Bct'h""sicel ..TV........... 97 3,t junior lilgh school principal; and men, however. Insisted the money • chmlcr B078iL K Ogdcn, supcritcndcnt of was not available. I Coca Cola'.' '....'.'....'.. 170 ' I Dyess School. Since the ComrrtunlMs served | Ocn Electric 34 1|2 their ultimatum, the government Gcn Motors 561|4 . Montgomery Ward 51 Sje MefCury Dips to 29; made two compromise offers, but both were rejected. Motorist Forfeits Bond North Am Aviation » S,4 Republic Steel 25 1;2 Radio Eocony 97,8 Carmen Edwards forfeited a Eocony Vacuum 161,4 bond ol $46:25'In Municipal Court! Studsbftker 19 1|2 this morning when he failed to I Standard of NJ 74 7;8 appear to .answer a charge of i Texas Corp 46 driving while under the influence! Packard 434 ot Intoxicating liquor. |u S Sleel 141,4 Monday's High Was 63 'llie mercury here during last night skidded to low of 29 degrees, the fifth bclow-freer.ing temperature [to be recorded so Tar this season. Yesterday's highest temperature !was 63 degrees, according to Robert E. BUylock, official weather ob- 'server. ville hospital tjc brought The body will to BlytheviHc then and graveside rites will be held Thursday morning at 10 o'clock in Elmwood cemetery. The Rev. Allen r>. Stewart, pastor or First Methodist church, will officiate and Cobb Funeral Home Is In charge ol arrangements. Members of Ihe family in Monticello liave been Joined there by Mr. Dickinson's mother, Mrs. Rivers Dickinson, his brother, Eugene Dickinson and Mrs. Dickinson, his sister, Mrs. J. A. Brewer of Riverside, Conn., and Mrs. Dickinson's brother, George Hammock and Mrs Hammock. Soybeans Prices I. o. b. Chicago: open high low May 386 384 ,186'A 384 Vi 384 382 close 385 383 Mrs. 11 Mrs.' L. Mrs. J. Russell Mrs. John Criner Mrs. Garth Castllo Mrs. T. II. Caraway Marvin Chappell Mrs. G. W. DUInhaunkf Mrs. Rose Dodsou Mrs. Dcshazo Dowriy-Aycock Mrs. C. E. Edds Mrs. Joe Elklns Orvllle Elklns Mrs. L. D. Fleemlng Mrs. Joel Francis Fra/.ler Bus Lines Mrs. Russell Galncs Mrs. Martha B. Gravel Mrs. Lon.OIll Grear's Grocery Gladhand Cafe Mrs. Gilbert Hammock Mrs. LeRoy Huddlcston Mrs. W. L. Homer Mrs. De'nny Hammock Mrs. W. L. Hughes Norman Hopper Mrs. O. N. Hawkins Mr. & Mrs. Tom Hcatoa A. Q. Hall Mrs. W. C. Hyndman Mrs. Herman Hoff A. T. H«js Hsulley Hays Hay's Implement Co. Hay's Store Harold Hood G. G. Holmes W. L. Hughes & Co. Mrs. Paul Jobc Mrs. Wa<ie Jefferles Mrs. Smith Johnson Mrs. P. H. Jernigan Mrs. Leonard Johnson H, A. Jones Mrs. B. F. Klger Kllroy's Tavern Mrs. W. C. Leggett Mrs. Fannie Lentznlch Mrs. Douglas Lawson Luttrell's Market Mrs. Darrol Lunsford Elizabeth Lentz Mrs. Maude Lunsford Mrs. Toby Long Mr. & Mrs. G. O. Ladd Mrs. Earl Lowery Mrs. Bob Meadows Mrs. Lancy Estrldge Mar on C. O. McHaffcy Mrs. H. H. Mathls Mrs. John M. Miller Mrs. Byron Nail Mrs. L. G. Nash Mrs. Max Parks Mr. & Mrs. Jack Robertson Mrs. W. O. Reeves Mr. Richardson Mrs. E»rl Rogern Mrs. HIgslns Bill Rober'tton Swift & Co. Oil Mill Mrs. Harold Sudbury Mrs. Don Smith , K. W. Slromberger Mrs. Nixon Shlvley Mrs. E. W. Stovall Mrs. R. C. Sevler Mrs. Lee Stiles Mrs. J. L. Strickland Mrs. O. O. Stlres Mrs. Ben Shanks Speck's Barber Shop Stewart's Drug Store Wesley Stallings Mrs. J, L. Thompson, Jr. Mrs. Doyle Turner Mrs. R. E. VanHooser Miss Mary Sue Wright 1.00 1.25 10.00 25.00 1.00 1.00 15.00 1.00 2.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 25.00 2.on .50 1.00 s.co 10.00 .60 1.00 5.00 5.00 1.00 .56 1.00 10.00 5.00 1.15 1.00 10.1K) 10.W 50.00 200.00 3.J) 5.3J 25..IO 5.00 1.00 1.00 .50 ' ".50 •it X ..00 2.00 5.00 1.00 25.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 5.00 10.00 1.00 1.00 2.CO 10.00 l.Ofl 1.00 1.00 25.00 1.00 25.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 5.00 200.00 1.00 1.00 2.50 .75 1.00 1.00 5.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 5.00 25.00 10.00 3.00 3.00 1.00 l;00 withdri ' .On Nov. 26 French pbllc* . ed lip. 19'Russian meifibers of an organisation -.'called ''Soviet nClti- zens of Franc*" and forced them'. . See FRANCE on Page 16. to leave the .'country. 'The Suret* ' Nationale said fes Russians' hail "extended their activities outside the realm of their work." An exchange of diplomatic notei ictween Russia and France followed, culminating in today's Soviet action. ' . ; Flurries of violence still harassed French authorities, but the back- to-work movement was gaining steadily aiid government confidence was reflected In an announcement lhat it had. mode its final offer >a the General Confederation of Labor (CGT). Giving the strikers until tomorrow to accept that offer, the government promised living allowances relroactive to Nov. 24 and offered to try to devise, a program to stabilize wages and prices. . . Labor Minister Daniel Mayer told confederation leaders that the govr ernment soon would have 240,000 men under arms for the crackdown on Communist-led disorders. The number of French strikers dwindled well below the 1,000,000 mark, with rail service nearing normal In most sections and thousands of miners returning to the pits. New hostilities between strikers and troops was reported from Aries in Southern France. The strikers tried to seize the town hall. Outnumbered security forces fell back, into the building, from which they hurled tear gas bombs at the crowd. Troops linally dispersed UM demonstrators. Guard Discovers Bomb A bomb was found on the right- of-way of the Clermon-Nimes line just before the Paris Express pass- See FRANCE on Page 18 gee CHEST *n tut U Jaycees Delay Institute, Plan Christmas Party The Junior Chamber of Commerce Training Institute, scheduled to be held here Sunday, has been postponed indefinitely due to conflicts with Christinas holiday activities, it was announced last night at a Jaycee meeting held in the organization's club rooms. It also' was announced that a Christmas party for Jaycees . will be given by the Jaycetttes, the Junior Chamber auxiliary, at 8 o'clock tomorrow night at the club rooms. The party Is. being given to acquire toys for trie Jaycee's Christinas activities and the price of admission has been set »t one JS-cent toy pet person. The .toys accumulated- will la turn be given to underprivileged children- at the annual Christmas party held for them by. th« ,Jay : ores »nd the Klwanls Club. Five new members were Inducted at Ust night's meeting. They were K«rl -WadenrXuhl, vVtrnon Thompson, Ouy Treece, Oectl A- Brewer and NewtoE,'

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