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VOL. XL1V—NO. 237 Konitsa Victory *Held Important To Greek Unity Routing of Guerrillas Prompts Griswold To Praise Soldiers Blylhcvlllg Courier Blytheville Dally New» — _THfcDOMlN*N-l NKWBWU.KR OF NOBTHEA8T ARKANSAS ANn ^^S^^^ *" ^ * "^ T? O Mississippi Vailcv Leader Blythevilli Herald Much of Nation Gets Ice Blanket Windstorm Moves to North and East from Arkansas, Louisiana 'T AKKAN8A8 ANO SOUTHEAST MISSOURI ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, JANUARY 2, 1948 TKN PACKS By United Press A storm pushed by winds to 60 miles an hour slieathcd nation's most heavily-populated nn. 3 (UP)— Divisht ar(>a Ulltlp r a "'in coating of fee Griswold, chief of the American Aid to<ia y fl '°m Iowa to the Atlantic Mission to Greece, predicted today that the defeat of tile Communist guerrillas at KoniUsa would contribute greatly to Greek unity In the campaign against (he leftists. Grlsivoki warmly praised the Greek Army for relieving Konitsa after a week-long siege by the guerrillas of Gen. Markos Vaflhiades The shuttered remnants of the siege force were reported straggling back toward the Albanian border Army quarters said the fighting in the Konitsa area hail gone into the mop-up stage. While government troops mopped up the surrounding hills, engineers cleared jnlnes from the road between Kon- itsa and Bourazanl bridge. Vehicles carrying food to the town were expected to be operating in force by tomorrow. War minister George Stralos said the guerrillas numbered 8,500 men mid eight heavy guns at the height nf their assault on the town they hoped to make the "capital" of their provisional government, f Flee Toward Albania Most, however, already have fled back across the Albanian borde. and now there are only about 2,500 guerrillas left In the area. About a third of the rebels are attempting to harrass troops build- Ing a bridge across the river, outside Konitsa to replace tlie bridge destroyed by the rebels at Bouraza- nl, Stratos said. At least three battalions of the 8lh Division entered Konit.sa while the remainder of the division Is cleaning out the heights between Bourazani and the Albanian border and driving tbe guerrillas back across the frontier 4 . The new troops in Konitsa already have set up six new big guns to supplement the four there when the guerilla attack began, the war minister said. "The guerillas are withholding slowly toward the Albanian frontier," Stratos said. He added that he considered the battle, which siarteti Christies Day, ajl but ended. •;.; .*££.••.••'..',••. :;ft Eastern Macedonia tooSserve inil-- iiary acttop».ta the Saloni**,, ,Ka\ alia and' • AlexaYidroupotnis" areas! U.S. Allocates $69,300,000 To Aid French WASHINGTON. Jan. 3. (UP)— Tlie Sate Department announced today that Priuice will receive an initial allocation of SG9.30flOOO to purchase grain and coal under the SD22.000.000 interim Rid program. An agreement setting up machinery /or the overall interim aid program for France and the initial allocation was signed today in Paris by Jefferson caff cry, American ambassador to France, and French Foreign Minister George Bidault. Under the initial allocation, France will receive 1.000.000 long tons of American coal valued at «1.600.000. and 343,500 long tons of cereals valued at $47,700,000. seacoast and affected All: .„„„ more than 60.000.000 jwrsons. The storm swept freezing ruins, snow and mist across the entire section, crippling communication «nd knocking out transportation systems. Temperatures as low as 14 de grecs had been predicted for North Arkansas last night but these low readings failed to ma terinlize In Northeastern A'rkansa. where Blylheville rcporlcd a low of 29 degrees this morning In the New York City, the bad weather disrupted .commuter service for an estimated 2,000,000 workers for the second time within a week. Tlie sleet fell on pavements ^hieh were just, being cleared of 25.S inches of snow that few days ago. fell on A UuT'h °° Id S " aP WaS followi "8 peralures were expected^U, 'drop to zero in the Midwest. Damage to private and mil- estimated at mare than $5,000 000 and was rising steadily. ' rurfvfi lailroads suspended 'he tomis C r n tl"e"a ? rea S€r ^me 'a'° pealed to workers to"'stay^homc their jobs if possible. Safety asked automobile owners _, lrs of f the streets. Many Traffic Fatalities Tlie storm increased the number of dead n, traffic and other types of accidents over the New Year's holiday. A United Press survey showed that 172 persons died m accidents over the holiday one officials to keep their crashes and at least 67 types of accidents. At least 13 persons in other were killed signals Riil,w,H °n " le Misso »ri-Pacifie WP ?h B " ear O'tcnrille, Mo Weatiipr <-•"•" —*- --• • •- «'***. Jews Attack Arab Bus at Damascus Gate SINGLl COPIM JTV1 E ~ ~ ™=JFT-r' r ~ ' rj '- : " " :v — K Place in Haifa, where 47 person, were killed and 61 Injured. N -A (NIi. A cphoto ) \ France is Facing Monetary Crisis Premier Asks Vote Of Confidence from National Assembly PARIS. Jan. 2. was plunged into ment crisis today Robert Schuman (U.P.>—Franco i new govern when Premier demanded Price Competition Looms During 1948, One Expert Says B.v AUSTIN C. WEHKHRIN United PreM SUff C'orr«ponileni WASHINGTON, Jan. J. <u.P.)-A prediction that Hvl,, K costs w m climb even higher this year came from one top govenitne,, today while another appealed to business to plan no- competition." economist for "real price EW.-U, cia g ,, c . commissioner of Labor Statistics. OT lri 1947 endeo •i retail prices "creeplnc* up and no indications of a break." B ut Will! lie said there containing many which of the original the Assembly virtual note of confidence by In- depression year. Schuman 1 prcswiVed 5 "*'!!.'* 5 ?^^ Ccimdl of Economic Advisors, slid "?:.™»' • •«» "mpromte"™, £«* e r±J n ^T that "™- were very few signs of factors that could make IBM « destroyed, or damaged. Today the storm was movini- northeastward In the eold-^a he? belt iti center was believed to be Posing over Pennsylvania Western Ncw Y ork Slat,.. It knocked out telephone munications to seven toui -~°S ""*/!?.»• ™««r« trans. across th e Detroit River and s"! ver Creek, threatening to let t r. ™" flood Horse Isllnd and sev era] river communities ^Ontario, Canada, was reported hou mg. n and N ISDlBtcd for lines, and Texan and Son Suffer Fatal Burns When Cor Collides With Gas Truck h CABOT. Ark., Jan. 2. lUP) ..... - A Paris, Texas, man and his five- year-old son were burned lo death today in the crash of an automobile and a butane gas truck In Ca- iwt. Two other occupants of the car were taken to a Litle Rock hospital where their condition described s "serious." The dead have been tentatively identified as Marvin A. Stinne*t and his son. Stanlon. The bodies remained at the Bailey Funeral Home here. The injured were identified oy hospilal attendants as Mrs. Helen Stinnett, wile of Marvin, and he.- brother. Jewel Preston Looney, 23, o/ Ravcnden, Ark. was Blytheville Schools to Resume Classes Monday nivthcville schools, dismissed for <«e holidays since Dec. 19, will resume C | a « cs Bt . , hc , ar s of the school day Monday. Weather Closes Markets NEW YORK. Jan. 2. (UP)-Thc New \ork Stock Exchange will be closed tomorrow because of severe weather conditions affecting a \ targe part of the nation, the exchange announced today. Sovings Concern Pays Dividend Of Three Per Cent Checks rep: lard said, of that 530. 53 t months of o|>er- uiganization now has '", ?! a! . asscls ' Mr- Pol- amount. $121.- ductlon In many lines Is coming up .. 1C n^mmy'V 0 ','™" 1 - Wltl1 lhe encl ° f «w with amendments on its , market approaching, he said ' ' far-seeing business leaders will follow the policy of competitive pricing." "The catchlng-up period Is coming ana we shouldn't wait for it to hit us over the head," he added. Mourse enprtssc'd "satisfaction" The government's decision to ! ovcr " 1C announcement by General press for a showdown with the na- i Mcclr ic President Charles E Wll- tional assembly on the tax issue so!l (llat hls company Is cultin" wns taken ai, an extraordinary cab- j l !riccs three to 10 per cent today met meeting this morning. on a wide variety of goods. NV» Prices Published ] "What Mr. Wilson did is quite The official journal meanwhil» j -Vil'toniiillc," N'ourse siia "it l s JJUDlisned a. list of heavy price in- I a combination of his realization creases in 64 categories of foods,! ° f tllc "a' facts of tbe business goods and services decreed by the 1 s it"»'ion ami a very broad far- govcrnrncnt. Coal went up 64 per •«•«'«? outlook. I hop f ti.at it win ppc that it will ic more, or less of a preview." "There arc a good many compan- Price increases in U. S. fo Offset Possible Benefits of Marshall Plan J ° ! cent nnd automobiles 13 per cent Gas and electricity rates also wer» increased. The assembly revolt took what the government considers a serious turn last night when a coalition of Communists, DC Gaullists Conservatives and even some Popular Republicans delcnted the government 306 to 26D on a tax measure. ! ,,, ., The measure was an amendment : ' to the "iorced loan" income tax bul , „. . granting higher exemptions to tax-- ,"'!,,„„„ ----- - ••-,-", ^. ^ Ilv ,i,, payers who suffered war damage lo ! cllt S218 . M 0.000 In aid which En- j climb between their property. s rojiean nations would have received: said the increa Rumors spread In political cir- " c!cs that Finance Minister Hone Mayer had threatened to resign if the assembly continued to whittle clown his proposals calling for a 25 les which could follow suit." But Nourse emphasized be was not calling for general across-the- board price cuts. "The economic system Ju.st .loesir work that way," he observed. Nour.se also said that hopiM for lower prices this year would be dimmed by another round of wage Increases. He recalled General I !tec- trlc's slalement that.: It would be Impossible to maintain the lower jrrice levels If wage costs went up "The lly In the oiutDient Is the farm situation," Nourse said. "It we have a bad crop year and food costs rise further, the Increases would offset other prices refactions." In this connection, Paul s. Willis president of the Grocery Manufacturers of America, expressed doilbl that there would be tiny "real reduction" In food prices this year. Willis said he expected national Income to rise slightly and t\..,d Arabs Reported Poised for Big Holy Land Attack British Rush Plans To Surrender Mandate Ahead of Schedule JKRUSALKM, Jan. 2. (UP) — British authorities HIT Hcekinj? to fe'ive up the Palestine mnmliile in imrly April six woi'ks* nlioul of schedule relialilo .sources miid today IIS roiwrts from the North' do scribed I lie start, of an Aral invasion of u, u n,,i v Lllml A spokesman for n,c liiiKium underground nniiy s n |,i ,,.|,,fo,ve- nicnts have been rushed |,,lo the Sea of Gallic.,, llmi lo ( |,u" , J Kroiips of foreign Arabs reported!! Sli«." lc By '' lim 1) " nl " 1 ' ln Jews clashed with allnckers described ns Syrlnn Arabs at Gcno- - sar, near Ihc Syrlnn border. yesterday. The CMUiaijciHeia lasted foiu hours and nl lenst one Jew W.IK K.II1PU. | At least 200 Haisami .mllltla were sent Into the Onhico ,nei\ when po- Ico. at a Jewish settlement snld a l«rec band or well armed Syrian Arab Mnremrn'lx Nnteil Other settlers claimed the Arabs were crossing Into Palestine In Increasing numbers mid It wns fenred they were preparing lo start full on Isolated settle- ., costs "naturally follow the economic trend." I. Stccle f Correspondent) Jan. 2 tUPj—'labor statistics, have wiped j cost of Jiving : will be fortunate." Ewan Clague, commissioner of predicted that the will continue to now and June. He showed today. confr-l ?nrt cclUr , SIIrlM " n T» d \r • i\ a ' ld . ** a 5-cr conferred dcra Va"" they also the situation with Emmanuel Monick, director of the Bank ol France, and financial expert, Pierre Mnndes-Francc. Na statement was issued. These Bureau | Meanwhile, Sen. Joseph C. O'Ma- figures, complied by the honey. D., Wyo., told a rcnortcr nf 1 nlim- O t-. I !,.* J-- ji I Viil IV,« „ ... . . ' of Labor .statistics, dls-. thl >' the new congressional session big in- . closed that the prices of 800 basic' beginning Tuesday, must consider commodities have risen 3.2 per cent i tll<! Marshall plan in close connect since Nov. I. That was the date j 'on with high prices al home used by the State Department in i >_ "Failure to adopt an antl-in- Temperature Figures Here Show 40-Degree High and Low of 40, Too is represented by so first j?^A™^^l£\™ l '»™>* ™nt verv me, (he monthlv paymem, direct%"" l'"f. l " 1 ..] 1 -°. rc .. y f slcr<I "y ™* « chill figuring (lie cost of Europe's needs Ration program." O'Mahoney snld for the first !5 months of the re- i "' s making more difficult the ',,ro- covcry program. ( gram to achieve peace. Those who Hence, the SC.800,000,000 asked by are °l'l )os <:d to the Marshall plan the department for that period will "° wcl1 !o "fposc Inflation control. of , TilR qucsttou the new CotiRrrss fac- buy only $6,582.400,000 worth Boods at current U. s prices , I °' s is wh ether peace Is not less ex- duction plan. S^ dc !? '" ll * Blytheville fo I • j i — ""j "mil it (Jlllll . re- wind kept It from going any high- Chairman Charles A. Eaton. R.. Federal ar. 'c insured by an Instru- "icntalit J'P to $5.000, he"po"inw £± lh J. U - *'".°?™™™nt interest rate out. No fr . .-•.-.„ ,,-, £uin iuue o fleers of the associaion tha ti- er than the low recorded early N - •'-• "' the house foreign affairs' New Years Day. '— ; "-- • And there were indications that *o^ h " nT , rising prices nt home would whit-',° ,""'T Cy <l ^ c " <lcd llle *1mlnl E lie the actual amount of aid even' ! hnl ,"i n „""?? f r "," ° vcrnl1 Mar more .sharply by the time tho Mnr- ' ± 0 J " ' , ' f' "i' °' 417 ' J00 '- shal! plan goe.s into action. ap|ir^>rintlon ** i "" U ' He said the overa Yesterday s highest temperature wns 40 degrees—and the request, "even allowing for Inflationary rises, New York Cotton open liiah ill<r ........ 3600 3602 M °y ....... 3584 3587 J ll 'i- ...... 3461 346S Oct ........ 31OT 3182 Dcc ........ 3140 3140 low 3572 3559 3437 3150 3112 1:30 3582 3565 3444 3154 3112 is guaranteed, bul e associaion expect cent !1P ,. c " rrc " t rate of three per cent will be continued. sj ° Ifi , c f s °f, »'e association be-1 sides Mr. Pollard are: nosco Craf- Rimel'lTIt'"-' 1 ?" 1WS Tcrr >' ""I Dr T P o 7" vlcc nr<>silicn t: and A R w P ca . slc J T ' w - L Horner and coning t !', ""' '""' !hc "facers constitute the boad of directors. VA Administrator Asks Study of Gl Insurance WASHINGTON. Jan. 2. (IJP>_ Velerans • • - - " rl (crday morning vvas n i so w ^^ is some sort o! a record for of diurnal variation, or dailv J r. n ,»,»iii nn i ni.u«,U K mi iiuiRiionary r ses ' v'as , committee, who supiwrts the prin- small compared with the 473 000 c iclm- s "i v ",'",?• t ?™ r*" 1 "* 11 -' 000 - 000 of wsrtime «PP^P*K; - cally. If we get It through by June cancelled by Congress last yr.ir scale attacks ments. Twenty live bodies of Jews killed during the past week wore being kept In the Jerusalem morgue be ciiiiso two ntlempls tn reach the Jewish Cemetery on Mount Scopus have .been driven back with casualties by Anib snipers' The Jewish .section'of the ok city went Into Its fourth day of ai Arab siege wllh the Inhabitants fc . ow on food ' Reliable reports said British authorities in Palestine are pressing the Forelsn Ofllcc in Umdon in speed up the transfer of power to he United hi«i| 0 , ls to the first, week In April Instead of Mny 16 These »ourc-s said the Palestine government Is anxious to tuni the League of Nations mandate over tu the United Nations as soon as ,U- slblc In an ofiori. to speed British evacuation, set for AUB. 1. ForciRn Minister Ernest Bcvin luis been asked to submit this request, o the United Nations and press [ Or the enrly arrival of the United Na- ons Commission on Palestine so the transfer of the mandate could be eltectcd. 12,000 Immigrants Intercepted Tlic new Urlllsh efforts to speed departure from the Holy Land came amid a series of New Year's developments. IncludhiK British Interception of 12,000 Illegal Immigrants nt sen aboard the former American vessels Pan Crescent and p nn York The two ships were iiitorceptri In the Mediterranean by two Hrltlsh cruisers nnd live destroyers and escorted direct to Cyprus without touching Palesline. There wns no resistance, the decision to land the refugees at Cyprus having been leached In ngrcemcnt with the Jewish agency for Palestine. Previous reports said the ngcn- cy had been unsuccessful In ni- tcinpls to hnlt the sailing of the two ships from the Romanian Black Scji port of Burgas. The 12.000 refiicecs were gathered from tlic Bnlknn tries behind the Iron curtain 'iltc these ships were being escorted to Cyprus, the underground Hagana was successful In landing 700 other refugees in Palestine from a blockade run named the "United Nation. The ship was benched at Nnhnr- iya ncnr tlic Lebanese border Inst night while the entire British coastal patrol flotilla was occupied with the Pan Crescent and the Pnn York Hngana sources snld the 700 rcfti-' gees reached "dispersal points without helm: detected." 200 Under Arn-st Army troops rushing North to prevent the landing arrested about 200 Jcrsons. Hagnna claimed that all -hose arrested were members of the 'lagan,, lh.it nil had Palestinian runner rc- 17 in Commerce Department on Speculator's List Osceola Obtains Luxora Airport Helena Man Plant Operation Under Lease from the City Hncil approval by the Civil Aer- ommllr.s Administration for the Ai" S n"i S i , 0 ' lhc Luxor* Auxiliary All field by die City of Osceola for lisp [>s a municipal airport was received by Mayor Ben F. Butler yes- icidny. It WIIK announced ioday by Hurry D Paulus. secrclary-mani,- «er of tho Osceola Chamber of Commerce. The field R ,,d !(„ equipment. Including light., n ,,d beacon, was turned ov«r lo the' city for opera- lion as K city-owned field Mr PaulUK snld. Osceola assumed on- crntlon ol (he field today Mr 1'nuliw stated that the field will lie flub-lca.scrt to E E Terrv of Helena, owner of the Terry Aircraft Sales Co., and operator of ali|x>rls in Hclmm, Brlnkley, Forrest City, and Marlnnnn, who will handle operation of the air strip A manager for Ihe municipal field hns been appointed, he said, and In expected to arrive in Osceola iif-xt week lo assume operation. The name of the new manager was not available at noon today. Plans are being made for the en- alillshliiR ol a O. I. and civilian flying school at the Held, he said to offer lllght training to veterans under the supervision of the Veterans Administration. Mr. Terry will also operate a complete charter and agriculture icrvlce at the field, Mr. Paulus said. Approval of Ihe lease by the CAA climaxed a drive to obtain possession of the field for municipal use which WHS slarted ejirly last Sprlr by the Osccola Chamber's »pecla Alriwrt Committee. Tlie lease was signed by Mayor Duller and members of the committee last week and presented to the CAA for final approval. Mr. Paulus stated that CAA'i action In turning over all of the field's equipment to the city for op- cnitlon necessitated a chnnge In .he committee's plan Inasmuch as t wns thought al tli c time of the signing of the lensc by city officials :lmt the Kovcrnmcnl would con- iinuc to maintain the lights and jeacon. These complications, are In he process of being worked out, IK said, and It Is expected that re- conversion work will set underway n the near future. Tlic erection of a new hangar ind ;ucl pumps will be necessary n order for the field to meet the requirements lor the operation of > Hying school, he said, At present, the field has one small hangar uid no fueling service. The field was constructed In 1042 by the United states Government ns an auxiliary field for the Blythe- 'lllc Army Air Field and when the Army Air Force Installation icre was Innctlvatcd. the L/tor* Icld wns placed under the siiper- 'ision of the CAA. Members of the chamber's Alr- wrt Committee .wliich played a najor role in obtaining the new uunlclpal air port are Dr. George Cone, Steve Howker. j. s. Mc- "tonls. C. B. Wood Jr.. and H. E. llllllps The Inforniatlon wai given to the commllUie by Acting Secretary of Commerce William o. Foster In response to * commltU* request Economfit LUtei Among thoee named In the Com. merce Department list ™' * h , the Office of International Trade In no case did the committee mak« •Poster noted In a letter to committee that In asiclng for formation on dealings by ern 1" commodities, the com "lied .HmHon'to.SS partment order stlpulatlnct that Ployes' should not be engc« speculative transactions. The ad dl " cted es «ven though not gWen under Poster said that with the ceptlon of the 17. al! top eom "'«".- ference cst lack rii *i_ Taxicab Driver's License ' Officer's Alibi Fails , passports, could tem P SureV hiBhC5t *"* '«-! Suspended for Five Days d dent Administrator Carl Jr., said today former Pres- Herbert Hoover has agreed Until yesterday, the smallest in- i Jimiulc V/ntls. ABC o have hts committee on ,.... zation or the executive branch of ^»e government look into lhc con- grcssionally-crillcized GI life In- surfliicc pf^fPTn Gray told a news conference the E. Blaylock."orflciaV wcath'er 'ob's-cr" 1 A ""''" rcpol ' t nmde ° >a ^ nrrcst ver. OUMr i in officers slaled that the cab drlv- Flurrlcs of mixed lieht rain nnd ! " wns drivi "8 between 45 and sn snow brought a trace" of moist-Ire i " 11lcs Rn ho " r °" Bnsl Ma '" Street yesterday morn: ' ""-" ""- ' early this morning. In other court proceedings this I'uestcgation be conducted by Soyb eans (Prices f. o. h. Chicagol Mill- May 403 3»8 high 40li (on- 1-30 40S «1B 397 «1B - * r. New York, chairman of " Charles D. Meadows Dies In Home Hear Osceola Funeral services for Charles D i °[ d '' i ,' i 'T Wh " c l " lticr lhe '""""ice rVT^nrfnii- An \. "Jllrtl Jt.5 U. , n f mlnvirfl Hi ID- llnur,^ morning. Jim Barnes of Dlythcvill" forfcilcd a bond of $35.25 when he '"""d to appear lo answer a charge failed (• lows, 48. who died in his home athiK liquor. the board of the Prudential Insurance Co. "Since my appointment a s vet near Osccola monia, will 1. __ ^^ ^ at the Holt Funeral Horiie" ChapeT KNOXV1LLE, Tenn.. Jan. 2. (Up) -Police Chlci Joe Kimscy today prove llieir Iden- tlty and would have to be released A Palestine Kovminirnt spokesman said the Hagann claim "is most likely correct." He added that the government will Issue a statement suspended Traffic Patrolman Carl I Inler 9S nim V authorities still were McCubblns on grounds that Me-1 Investigating. Cubbins "tailed to answer six calls I Ncw Year's Day casualties in the — '•'- ~ •• continuing warfare were set officially at seven Arabs killed, four in a Jewish attack nt Haifa nnd three In n similar attack nt .faiTa Thirty on his radio". McCubblns said nc did not heai the calls, that tlie battery on his radio was dead. Kirnscy said lie tested the found it all right. battery and yesterday of pneu- condnctcd Sunday the Ermen - erans administrator. I have received numerous complains about the insurance service the veterans are getting," Qray sil | d . "I am determined that the vet- .shall have the bcs possible Life | Burial will be In Cemetery in Osccola. Mr. Meadows was born near Osd ola and had lived there all his 'life. At the time of his death he was engaged In farming. He Is survived by his wife, Mrs. Gertie Meadows and one sisie- Mail Delivery Extended To 2000 Block on Hearn Mail delivery service has begun •' '"t Harvester i to houses in Heam street, New York Stocks 2 P. M. STOCKS A T H- T IS] Amcr Tobacco 69 Anaconda Copper 33 7-8 Beth Steel 102 S-S Chrysler 63 1-2 Coca Cola 183 j Gen F.lcctric {.... 351-4 Gen Motors 57 3.4 Montgomery Ward 53 N Y Central Ihc 2000 block on Postmaster noss S Nonh Am Aviation Republic Steel ____ Radio service, Slcvcns announced today. Only one delivery a day Is being ' Socony Vacuum .. made nt present but the Post Of- . tudebnkcr flee here hopes to Increase deliv- '• Standard of N J... cries to two a day, he said. The' Texas Corp ~ ~' ' '" made in the Packard ' U S Steel H 5-8 89 1-4 R 1-8 26 5-8 9 1-2 17 20 7-8 78 1-2 5!) 7-8 4 7-R 17 1-t and five Jews were nine Arabs wounded. Another official announcement said that two bodies, which could not be identified, were found in the modern Jewish quarter of Rehavii in Jerusalem during the afternoon We killed them." a Hagana spokesman snld. "They were men we have been looking for for n long tiinn r-ivirt ..,_ _ _ , ._ _""'& Truman Aide's Wheat Deals Probed by FBI WASHINGTON, Jan. 7. (UP)— Sen, Willfain P. Knowland. n.. Cal., said today he 1ms been Informed that the 'brokerage account records of BrlR. Gen. Wallace H. Oraham, President Truman's personal physician, have been turned over to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Knowland said he learned this from Bnche A Co.. Graham's brokers, In a letter In answer to his request for Information on Graham's commodity speculation. The senator, a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee Investigating speculation by government officials, said he tried lo contact FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover to determine what information ards. tor: Ra R. Carney, ObUln. "were employ^ fnThefZd 0 ' The committee's list u-n. H.'. ed Ed turn mauon on But Foster least nine of th» 'n tl list uley until Monday to =S35sa*s* special a! irmy to th « nurcha.se "or salie ^ enga8ed "» "^r rc^fi~^"" them. not SrSavsffs Should they report U suc! a5 u^"' he said, supplemental reJu weu?d Concerning Pauley'i records . Oa(» on Doetor Awaited ltt£ Se t"I, e A Pl Jro P rl »«ons Com« ^ a lw the rMord » Dec h./ h *H r ' n S Pallle y «*st"y that had made "substantial" profits by speculating In grain and other commodities. Two weeks late ?" Hoin fr Ferguson, R.. MIch .; ^ hds „„ appropriations subcom- tee investigating specuS,. wrote pauley a hurry-up letter The Army Dcparment official re, ..»h, °™ that the Information is being assembled and will be forwarded to you as promptly as possible " Paul- ( :i'. Jpoi 7 tcd Ollt thRt 'h* senator! ,,e •• spcc . lfy ""y P ar teular dcad- The subcommittee. It was IcarnecJ las decided that Monday would b* an appropriate deadline. I" his appearance before - Graham was reveolcd earlier this week lo have been trading In wheat on the Chicago market last September, shortly before Mr. Truman time. One was a former Nazi of- denounced "gamblers In grain, "ccr and the other a Volksricutschc 111C White House physician said officer. Both had been brought here he lnstr 'lctcd his brokers to close . . , •- •• •"«up. 'iv nvi c by Arabs lo train hoops. We have their papers proving their Identity " Two Palestine irajiw nlso were held up and robbed during the day One, travelling from Lydda to Tel Aviv, was looted by a 'large crowd of armed Arabs. The second wns held up by Arabs near Gaza, in South Palestine, and a carload of clour loaded Into watting trucks. The United states has more ,.- „„.,.„,, than SO spectet oc mosquitoes. what warmer. out his commodity accounts shortly after he discovered that he had holdings In grain. He said he had turned ovor money to the broken for Investment and did not discover until some lime later that part of his money WBS invested In wheat. throughout 19« and 19« while he was serving as President Truman's personal observer in Europe. His market operations continued In 1947 when he was reparations commissioner und«r the State Department, h« wild. But slrice Joining the Army De. partment last September, he told the senators, he had gotten rid of all but « small fraction of hl« Sl.000,000 worth of commodity holdings. . The subcommittee also Is awaiting » reply from the brokeraB* Weather ARKANSAS-Partly cloudy „. colder tonight; Saturday fair, some- ulstor on thi firm of Bache & Co., to lt» request for Information on the d-a!tegs of Brig twn. Wallace H. Qrihara, . White House physlclin, Qr»h»mi and ! like Pauley, was listed, u » apee- •*"-"'•'"- — "•- Agriculture D*p»rt- . menf, roiUr <* commodity tnden.

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