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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS Hit, DOMINANT NKWiiPAPBll OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLIV—NO. 289 Blythevllle Courier Blythevllle Dally Newt Mississippi Valley Leader BlythevUle Herald BLYTHKVIU.E, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, JANUARY 5, 1948 TEN PACKS 8INGLB COPIM FITl CENT* Two Blytheville ^Men Injured In Auto Accident Negro, Resident of Srtcle, Killed in Highway 61 Crash Tom A. Little Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom A. Little Sr., of Blytheville Is in Baptist Hospital In Memphis today where he underwent plastic surgery yesterday in receiving treatment for facial Injuries suffered Saturday night near Stecle, Mo., In an auto crash In which a companion also was hurt and a Negro driver of the other car was fatally Injured. Also Injured, but less, seriously, was John White, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben White of Blytheville, who was driver of the car In which the two were injured. Calvin Williams, Negro of near Steelc, was brought to a hospital here but died of his injuries about 1:30 yesterday morning .The accident occurred about 8 o'clock Saturday night. Mr. Little Sr. said this morning that his son was "doing as well as could be expected." X-rays were scheduled to be made today to check on possible leg injuries, he said. The injured fman, owner and manager of Blytheville Motor Co., spent four and one-half hours on .the operating table in the Mem- >£j>his hospital yesterday, his father "aid. More than 100 stitches were required to close lacerations he received about the face and neck. Mrs. White said today that her son's injuries were not believed serious but that he received facial • cuts and knee injuries. A hospital attendant said he was "doing very well." Four other Negroes were reported hi the car driven by Williams. No information was available, however, as to their injuries as Williams was the only one brought here. Missouri State Patrolmen who investigated the accident were not available today but both Mrs. White and Mr. Little said Mr. White was cleared of blame. Mr. Little said the officers were in Blytheville after the crash and told him Mr. White was not to blame. The Negro was reported to have driven his car, a 1939 Chevrolet, on Highway 6i,irom a side road and Into the pi " a i9<7 Assembly Backs Schuman Policy Vote of Confidence Given on Plans to Combat Inflation PARIS. Jan. 5. (UP)—Tha French National Assembly granted Premier Robert Schuman a comfortable majority of 308 to 272 today on the first, of five votes of confidence he has demanded on his drastic 125,000,000,000 franc $1,050,000,000) anti- inflation program. The vote was taken shortly after noon following a two-hour debate. It appeared to assure victory in the other four votes scheduled on varl, ous articles of his nine-point pro gram. On the second vote, Schuman was backed 306 to 273. Schuman's victory came as Gen. Charles de Gaulle, quickening his campaign to take over power in Prance, placed before the French people a six-point program whicli includes abolition ol the traditional labor union system. De Gaulle, making his first speech since his recent overwhelming victory in the municipal elections, also called for new nations' elections to place his party in power "so that the republic may be rebuilt from head to foot." The De Gaulle program: 1. Worker-managerment - owner groups would be substituted for present labor unions. They would oe kept free from any political affiliation. 2. All economic controls would be abandoned except those on coal bread, milk, sugar and fats. 3. The government would be given vast new powers. 4. Taxes would be collected fron those who now evade them. 5. Production would be pushed to new heights. 6. The Communist Party would presumably, be curtailed or outlaw ed. De Gaulle's labor union progran called for an find to "the absurc system where, for a minimum sal ary, people supply a minimum ef fort which produces collectively a minimum result." Trlemoh neo son sounded^JUt MB »t . proach of the other 'car 'anS that 'the horn was still blowing when the j patrolmen arrived. The accident occurred about one mile north of Steele. Five Men Hurt In Accident Near Joiner Three South Mississippi County men are in Kennedy General Hospital in Memphis today, recovering from injuries received when the •pick-up truck in which they and two other men were riding crashed into a steel bridge bannister near Joiner Friday night. They are O'Neal Lindley of Joiner and Junior Hartson and Wilman Ashley, both of Bassett. John D. Simons of Bassett was brought to Blytheville Hospital but was dismissed Saturday. Basil Ashley of Bassett. listed by state police as the driver, was treated by a Wilson physician. Officers si;id the half-ton truck was moving at a high rate of speed when it hit the bridge and thai the impact pushed the engine through the floor boards. All ha:l ibcen drinking, officers said and this Pvvas listed as the cause of the accident. The truck was headed South on Highway 61 when the right front wheel hit the bannister, turning it around 180 degrees. Two of the men apparently were riding in the back of the truck and were thrown out, officers said. Wilman Ashley wa.s owner of the truck, officers oaid. injuries received by the men were not known here today, but Harston was reported the mos;; seriously hurt. S. Missco Court Session Opens 14 Die In Missouri Train Wreck iraham r s Market )eals Submitted o Investigators Subcommittee Begins Study of Records; New Angle Develops WASHINGTON, Jan. S. (U.P.) — rokcrage records of fhe'cominod- y market dealings of Brig, Gen. Wallace H. Gnilmm, President Truman's personal physician, wore urned over to a Senate Apprnprla- lons Sub committee todny under . . A stretcher at left foreground stands ready as rescuers probe the wreckage of two Missouri-Pacific passengers which collided In a heavy snow storm near Ol^rvllle, Missouri. The second section of the drain drove through rear, Pullman of the first section, shown here,' crushing the Pullmnn into a 10-Ioot mass of twisted steel. (NBA Telcphoto ) Arkansans Place Marshall Plan on Top of List Of Important Issues Before Eightieth Congress By BOB BROWN 1'nlted Tre*s Staff Correspondent LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Jan. 5. <U.P.>~ A modi I led version of the European recovery plnn will be passed by Congress after it convenes tomorrow, in the opinion of Arkansas members of the House and Senate. They also expect some action to combat Inflation and predict passage of a tax reduction bill. Before leaving for Washington,* , —— rkansas' senior senator. John L. Texan Takes Issue With Republican Plans for Changes in Marshall Plan Amended Income Tax Dec/orations Due The local office of the Internal ' H»ar Civil C*ses; Harrison Presides A civil division of the Osceoli. District of Mississippi county cir cuit Court convened In Os eola to day with Circuit Judge Zal B. Har rison of Blytheville, presiding. Most of the opening session wa spent in empaneling a petit jury.! Included on the docket for this j term are the following cases: : F. Johns vs. P. E. Grissom; J. H. Grain, trustee for Lee Wilson and Co., vs. Frank A. Thompson, trustee for St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Co:; Mrs. Gwendolyn Holifield vs. St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Co.; P. E. Grlssom vs. F. Johns; J. H. Grain, trustee for Lee Wilson and Co. vs. W. E. Wallace; Pearl D. Cowan, et al, vs. Harry Worsley, ct al. P. E. Grissoni. et al, vs. A. B. Rozelle, et at; Sledge and Norfleet Co. vs. E. M. Bell; John Sparks vs. Milligan Ridge, Special School District No. 8. et al: C. Modinger. doing business as Modinger Tire Co., vs. O. N. Morse; Earl Dinsmore, a minor, et al, vs. R. C. Bryan, et al. The list of jurors empaneled today follows: Chris Tompkins of Burdette. Fred Jacobs of Grider, Jack Uzzcll of Basselt, F. B. Dean of Tyronza, J. B. Wilson of Joiner. R. H. VVilmoth of Etowah, Champ Meadows of Luxora. W. J. Alexander, Charles Culloni, Raymond cotner and N. B. Ellis Jr., all of Wilson, and Gilbert Lynch. Lester Gill. M. E. Pope and E. H. Burns, all of Osceola; L. J. McAfee of Wilson, L. P. Nicholson of Tyronza, and J. B. White. Henry Patterson, M. R- Sisco, Harry Matlock and Clyde Buchanan, all of Osceola. ' McCIellan said the ERP. or Marshall plan, i s the most important issue that will come before the second session ol the 80th Congress. "H Is my opinion that a European recovery program will be authorized," he said. Representatives Brooks Hays of Little Hock and Oren Harris of E! Dorado also listed aid to Europe as the top congressional headache. They joined McCIellan In placing Inflation control in second spot and tax revision and reduction third While McCIellan pointed out that '• Committee, took it is hardly possible to predict the' Mlch Republicans as '•].. form European aid will take, he' Joseph \y. Mnrtln.r : *^ said it probably woulrl be in lino Rotaej-t A. Taft ot -••-'-with the Marshall plan. •May Slash Marshall Plan "However." he said, "it is probable that the amount will be re- By JOHN STEELE United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, Jan. 5. (U.P.)— Sen. Tom Connally, D., Tex., said today that Republican efforts to divorce Marshall plan spending froi the Slate Department would lead only to a "Russian victory over Prcsl dent Truman." < The Texan, a ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations with duccd from $17,000,000,000 to $12,000,000,000." "Congress also will give careful consideration available for to making money the program from year-to-year, contingent upon performances of the European countries in supplying all self-help possible within their means," he snid. Hays predicted bi-partisan coop- an Independent i ''aij(iney' . t$ trol the foreign spending. Connally said In a statement that control of the program was shapln up as a major (»«u» In f hat will t> the .most important'conKresslcna rbor lent it would be a "repudiation" of both Secretary of State George C. Marshall nnri Mr. Truman if full control of the proposed $17,000,000,000 program were not vested In the administration. 1 The Russians, he said, would wel- ' come such repudiation "and their propaganda machines would send i out over the air claims and "state; tncnU that their, fight against the eration for European aid. while •,.,... , , - . Harris said the Marshall plan with : pkm had bcDn lar(fcly succcsful some revision will be provided. j Connally's statement came The Arkansas lawmakers were Marshall himself returned to W pessimistic about passage of ef- ' ington after a 16-day Southern va- Committee, announced that he could support no plan th would Infringe oh" the Presirien' constitutional rights In foreign a fairs. 'I cannot conceive of aiiy way which an Independent agency can established to handle our forcig relations without invading the cot stllutlonnl duties of the chief e: ecutlvc," he said. "I can't belle even present World conditions r quire us to scrap the constitutor Eaton emphasized, however, th he did not consider the administration's proposal for a single admlnls- ubpena. They analywd the account to .ctcrmltic how Graham made out n his wheat speculation last Sep- ember. Graham last week said: Frankly. I lost my socks." The records were turned over by Bache & Co,, (ho brokerage /Inn hat handled Graham's account, i'lieu It was served with siiuconi- nittee subpcim. Specific Data Sought The firm previously said It would urn over the records today. The committee also wants to know whether Graham siwclflcally irdercd Bache ,V. Co. to buy and iell wheat for his account whether, as Graham claims, he :ave the firm a free hand to trade him within certain dollar Hints. The company says it 'acted on specific orders. Sen_ Homer Ferguson. R.. Mich,, halrnian of the subcommittee called a meeting of his Sctuilo Investigators course. It lo decide their future wcis understood W. Paulcy. special assistant to the army secretary, would \x recalled ater for questioning. Records ol Paulcy's commodity deals for the past two years were given to the group Saturday night. New Antic Imf»Uja(crt Meanwhile, Rep. August H. An drescn, R., Minn., chief of tin House speculiilion Investigator:! left on a "secret" trip almt'd » finding out whether any govern ment employes have been gambling In grain under false nnme.i. He said he will report to his commit tee thl« week. Andresen took lime to blnst back at Sen. Scott w. Lucas, D., 111. who said Andreicn's reference o i Chicago grain pool allegedly mad up of federal workers was "po Vttlcally motivated." Andresen >al LucAs 1 statement ILsclf wan "pol Hies." And he said he made B3ked frir Number Holding Federaf Jobs Under 2,000,000 For First Time Since '41 WASHINGTON, Jan. 8. (TJP) — Sen, H»rry r. Byrd, D,, Va., reported today that the number of civilian employe* on the federal payroll drojtped below the 1,000,000 murk last November for the Jlrit time sine* iwi, Total civilian employment In November wu l,we,8&3, he Mid. That w«« a drop of 14,145 from October, Byrci noted, however, that "more than half" of Ihe government's agencies actually increased their Blafts during November. The lion's share of the over«ll reduction was ccountcd lor by a decrease of 12,543 In the Army's civilian »ta!J vcrscan. But within (he United State* It elf, both the. Army and Air Force ook on additional employes as they mve done each month since the rmtd forces unification law became effective last Summer, Byrd jiald. Schools Re-open After Holidays Educational Leaders To Hold Conference; FFA Group to Meet When Blythcvllle's city schools •e-o|>eiied this morning following n wo-weck Christmas time holiday, roth the students and faculty members faced a full schedule of si lulled, classes, meetings and other extracurricular events during the next "our weeks. Aside from their primary duties ot :eachlng classes, member* of the school faculties have on their sched- ile for January four meetings, one inspection and the arranging of one ulditioiml cla'ss, and In addition to these, Superintendent W. B. Nicholson will have three meetings In I, ttle Rnck which he ban been re- micstcd to attend. The special aclMl es will get underway tomorrow with a regional meeting of school administrators _ _ Agriculture' oltnto F. Andy son released over th Mad *- -jtofr i * 755 big com modlh tiiutoiv-hh fifth list sine Congress ordered him to nmkc th names public. Pnulcy showed again as did Ralph K.'Davlcs, for mcr petroleum administrator fo war. otherwise the list was dull fective inflationary controls, al- cation to lead the fight for passage \ tratlon of th Marshall plan and though McCIellan predicted that scarce items may be rationed nnd | that price ceilings may be reluc- Foreign Relations Committee. of his recovery program. He will testify Wednesday before the Senate tantly imposed modifies. upon short coin-' The question of administrative other foreign relief programs to be "adequate to the situation." He expressed hope that Congress could find some middle ground. Harris said that very little will | be accomplished to combat infla-1 tion and high prices. Hays added | that there will be further steps but: ! of "doubtful effectiveness. All three men predicted a reduction in income taxes. Reduction in Taxes Expected McCIellan said it is likely that Congress will enact a combination tax revision and tax reduction bill. "The present high level of na- Egg-less Thursdays Soon to Be Abandoned WASHINGTON, Jan. 5. (UP) — A government food official said today that "egg-less Thursdays" will be dropped this week from the Revenue Department located in the government's grain-saving program. Lynch Building will be open until i A spokesman for President Tru- Jan. 15 to aid Mississippi Countv j man's voluntary grain conservation citizens in filing amended declara-' ur °K™m said the abandonment of lions of income lax, Harold Brown, "egg-less Thursday" probably will representative of the Internal Revenue Department, announced today. The office will be open every day except Saturday and Sunday, Mr. Brown said. New York Stocks 2 p.m. stocks: A T and T 151 7-8 A,\mcr .Tobacco •\n',conda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler . Gen Electric G n M;tcrs M.'r.l uiilerv Ward N Y Central Int Harvester N'or'h Am Aviation . Republic Steel 26 5. R "->° 83-3 Socony Vacuum 17 Studeoaker 203-4 Standard of N J 78 3-U Texas Corp. . ..' » 1-2 5 f8 1-2 34 1-8 101 7-3 63 1-4 35 3-4 57 5-8 S3 15 1-8 89 3-8 8 3-8 be announced formally today. He said, however, that "meatless Tuesdays" will be contifiucd. Tlie abondonment of "egg-less Thursday" had been anticipated for some time as the nation began moving into the period of high seasonal egg production. During the period of lush production last year th? government was forced to buy eggs under Its mandatory price ..upport program. An agriculture official said the government did not want to be In the position of telling people to eat fewer eggs al a time when the government itself might have to purchase eggs to keep prices from siig- ging below support levels. New York Cotton Mar. May July , Oct. , &S. v el 77 3-4 Dec'. open . 3576 . 3553 . 3433 . 3155 . 3113 high low 1:30 3585 3562 3585 3458 3432 3458 3174 31'3 3174 3130 3102 3130 In Steel Sales WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 (UP) — The House opens Us 1948 hlvestlga- tional income and federal revenues | ting season today with an inquiry indicate that tax reduction to the into "black market" operations In extent of some $4.000.000,000 can be i s i cc i that have allegedly run Into a enacted and permit a balanced budget and some reduction on the national debt," he said. McCIellan expressed doubt that Congress will consider regional legislation during the coming session. "Since this is a presidential election year," he declared, "both majority and minority leaders will be anxious to dispose of major items and adjourn," he said. $1.000,000.000 business. Formal hearings will begin this afternoon when representatives ol the steel industry appear before a House Public Works Subcommittee headed by Rep. W. Kingsland Macy, R., N. Y. Macy. in a pro-investigation statement, said it has been estimated that between four and 12 per cent of this country's steel production goes into "this vicious market." As a re- Hays and Harris, on the other hand, pointed to the need for! suit, he said, some steel has sold greater federal aid in establishing | at six to seven times above mill prl- small Industries and agricultural I ccs. proce.ssing plants in the south. Macy said the steel industry offi- In addition, Hays said that pro-; cials summoned for today had cx- vislons must be made to preserve; pressed a willingness to cooperate cotton markets and economy as is | "in an effort to stamp out these is evident that mechanization means i parasitical practices." He Indicated introduction of substantial changes, j that the committee is looking to Harris mentioned continued sup- other factors to explain the "black port of flood control and soil con servatton programs. market." "J- will introduce legislation pro-, T ruman *„ hibiting exports of oilwcll casing ' ruman to and tubing until sufficient qunnti- i Message to Congress tics have, been set usidc for drill- j Ing 40,000 wells in this country! during 1948." he said. WASHINGTON, Jan. 6. <UPU>— Tlie White House announced today thnt President Truman will deliver his stale of the union message in person to a Joint session of the House and Senate at 12:30 p.m. (CSTi Wednesday. . Pre*s Secretary Charles G. Ross Leonard Morris, marshal of Dell J said the President decided to pre- Is being held in the county jail here I sent his 1348 program to the Conto await preliminary hearing on a 1 gress personally because "he re- scrlous statutory charge. ] g.irds this as a / menage of ex- The 24-year-old Dell official was I trenic im l' OT tancef 75-Year Old Girl Causes Arrest of Dell Marshall arrested yesterday morning by Dep- Tlie President's ai uty Sheriff Erwin Jones of Blythc- vl " be broadcast o< .._ _. Blytlu. ville and Constable Otto Miller of Dell after a 15-year-old Dell High School girl accused Morris of criminally assaulting her In Dell Saturday night. The girl charged that Morris pick, ed her up In the Dell theatre Saturday night and agreed to take her Mir I home. • i May addre.ss. over all which major networks. Is expected to run about 40 minutes. Soybeans Prices f. e. b. Cnciajo open high low 409 ...... 403 412'i 409 408B 403 1:30 412'i 40SB Boycott Marks Opening of UN Little Assembly LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y., Jan. 5 (UP)—The United Nat mis "Little Assembly" convened, in the shadow of a Soviet bloc boycott today with a cautious but hopeful scndoff by UN Secretary General Trygvc Lie. Six empty chairs symbolized the division of the world us the American-Inspired agency opened an eoighl-month debate of international pol tical Issues. Russia and its five UN supporters carried out their j trr.Vscs boycott of the 'Little Assembly" as Mr. Trumnn Furniture Firm Obtains Charter As a Corporation Lemons Furniture Co. !ini bccomi a corporation ns diaries S. Lemon Furniture, Inc., It was announces today by firm officials. The retail furniture firm was In 'corporated with authorized capital supervisors of veterans related instruction and county ' supervisors at the Blythevllle High School for a discussion of various phases of the related Instruction program for vcl- ernns In trades and distributive occupations and the new adult education program which Is being set up by' thf Arkansas Education Associa- this mcclliig representative. of $100.000. Officers Charles S. named to date Lemons, president, and Murray Smart, vice president. Other officers have not been elected yet. No changes In personnel or operation will be made. threatened. Without any mention of the absent nations, Lie praised the new UN body as "a very constructive contribution" to the machinery of the world organization" and predicted It would case the works of the full UN General Assembly. '"I am convinced that the Interim committee (the "Little Assembly's" official name) can make a very constructive contribution to the effectiveness of the general assembly and therefore strengthen the United Nations as a whole," Lie declared. The empty chairs in the big UN committee room symbolized more Ihan the words of chief of the Unl- led Nations. The seats were marked U. S. S. R., Poland. Czechoslovakia, Yugoslavia, Byelorussia and Ukraine. Odie Taylor Dies; final Rites to Be Wednesday Services will be conducted Wednesday afternoon at 3:30 at Calvary Baptist Church for Odie Taylor of Blytheville. who died yesterday mornlnR al Walls Hospital of a heart allnck. He was 46. Tlie Rev. P. H. Jernlgan, pastor, will officiate and burial will be in Dogwood Ridge Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Oracle Taylor; two sons, Elmer Lee and Walter B. Taylor; and a daughter. Mrs. Ruth Spencer, nil of here; two brothers. Chester and Hollls Taylor of Hint, Mich., and two lis- ters, Mattle and Annie Taylor of Flint. Cobb Funeral Horn* Is in charge. Truman and Snyder Okay Bankers' Inflation Curbs WASHINGTON. Jan. B, (UP) — President Truman said today the four-point antl-lnflnllon program of the American Bankers' Association had his support. Mr. Trumnn talked over the association plan with Joseph M. Dodge, association president. The plan was announced in New York by the association. It calls for voluntary action to tighten up bank credit and avoid inflationary in- handed Dodge a letter at a White House conference wishing the bankers success In their efforts to curb inflationary credits. The President pointed out that "proper use" of bank credit was important lo the maintenance of high production, but that both bankers and borrowers must guard against credit use merely to increase demand for goods "or for any form of speculation In new materials, m goods, in food or In properties." "The effect of this can easily become disastrous," the Pre-sident said. Secretary of Treasury John W. Snydtr also said the plan was highly commendable. Laney Asked fo Fight Fair fmployment Bill LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 5. (UP) — Gov. Ben Laney indicated today that he plans no action toward organizing opposition to the Fair Employment Practices Committee bill now before Congress until he has gotten In touch with governors of other southern states. Tlie governor admitted thai he Is opposed lo the legislation, but doubted that Congress would Us- len to ally appeal from the governors as a group. His statement came after the Arkansas Free Enterprise Ass.ocla- llon asked him to Invite 10 southern governors Into a conference to fight the bill before it left committee hearings. The congressional measure would eliminate racial, native origin or rellfioiu creeds In employment. tion. At A. W. Ford, of Lille' Rock. »t»te supervisor of distributive education «nd Oils Farrar; also of Little Rock asslftant supervisor of trades arid Industrial education, and rcpiesen Inllves of the Veterans Admlnls (ration will discuss the problems In volvcrt lu the operation of the veter ans program and explain the new adult program. FFA Meeting- Tomorrow Tomorow afternoon the annua meeting of the Future Farmers o America will be held In the Agrl culture Building at the high school FFA chapters from several hlgl schools in this district will attend tills meting which wll extend ove Into a night session tomorrow night Thursday, J. L. Taylor and 3Id ncy Lee of the State Department o Education will make an Inspection of school .buildings here and wll offer recommendations on both re modeling of the present building and the erection of new building; Thursday night the Northeast Ar kansas District Schoolmasters' Club will hold Its monthly dinner am business meeting In [he cafetcrl at BIythevlllc High School with th Blythevllle chapter as host. Till meeting will be under the direction of Miss Effle Lee Terrell, guldanc counsellor at the high school anc Miss Cecil Cnssldy of the commcr clal department with entcrtalnmen furnished by members of the high school a cappclla choir. Friday Mr. Nicholson will alien a meeting of several religious an educational workers of the state 1 the Senate chamber of the Capl lol building In Little Rock for discussion of th e proposed Unlver sal Military Training bill whlc Is now pending In Congress an he will remnln In Little Rock fo the Arkansas Athletic A.ssoclntlo meeting which will be held ther the following day. And Jan. 13-14 he will attend conference In Little Rock of chair men of lh c standing committees o the Arkansas Education Assocla tion for the purpose ol mappin policies for the coming year. Spe«h Clinic Planned On Jan. 17 a speech clinic fo physically Impaired children wl be held at the high school her under the direction of Miss Mar gncrlte Schmelter, of Little RocV director of the Junior Leagu Speech Correction School. Miss Schmelter, a specially train ed speech Instructor, will Instruc students who have speech palrment.1 during the clinic, whlc was arranged by Guy Berry, supervisor of special education services for physically handicapped children. She Is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin where she majored in speech pathology. And on Jan. 21. the Blythevllle chapter of the Mississippi County Superintendents and Principals Association ,will be host lo the monthly meeting of the association In the high school cafeteria. President Plans To Ask Budget of 41 Billion Dollars Figure Includes Funds Heeded for " Th* Marshall Plan ~ WASHINGTON, Jan. B. (U.P.) —President Truman's still tentative budget proposals wero reported today to »sk for government spending approaching 141,000,000,000. during the fiscal year begin- ing next July 1. : . That total would Include proposed spending for European aid under the Marshall plan which has not yet jeen approved by Congress. A usually well-informed admiri- tratlon source said the total of bout Ml,000,000,000 was still »ub- «t to revision before Mr. Truman ends his annual budget message to ongress next Monday. : This Informant said the figure wluded Marshall plan spending, ut he did not know whether It icludert funds to, finance proposed egistation for a universal military raining program. Despite some hlntn that Mr. Trulan might relax hi* opposition to ax reduction, this source said he nderslood that th e president was till opposed to Immediate tax r*. Mth ConireM Convene* Tuesday In his budget message a year ago, he President set, government pending at 137,500,000.000 for the mrrent fiscal year. After congress lit his appropriations requests he rimmed the estimate to »37,000,X)0,000. which probably will be revised upward when new spending or foreign aid Is Included. The second session of the 80th ^ougrcss meets tomorrow at noon. Bin business begins the next day with Mr. Truman's annual message on the state of the union. It will give the first hint whether .he President Is ready to back down from his opposition to Income tax- reduction which caused him twlc* to veto «uti last year. . Detail* of . th» administration'* tax and fiscal pollcle* wlll;-'e6tri« In next Monday's budget menage. On Friday Mr. Truman wUl'aend to congress an 1 economic "report whlcii Is billed as a long-range program for conservation of natural resourcei and extension of new deal social welfare legislation. The President will ask again thi* week for the rationing 'and wage- price control authority which th« emergency congress of last November-December refused to rive him. And he will pound hard on necessity for further rent control. Chest Drive Total Hears $20,000 Mark The Community Chest drive today was near the $20.000 mark In Its campaign to obtain $26,780 to support 20 Blythevtlle youth, civla land welfare organizations during the coming year. ' The total now stands at $19,606.81. The list of contributors released, today follows: Frank Caudle Mrs. Farmer England Eagle School of Beauty Don Edwards Fitzpatrlck Jewelrjr Welch Foster Mrs. Frank Greer Galnes Market Mrs. Russell Harp Rev. Harvey T. Kidd Mrs. Sab Landrum Cecil Lo we - s Market * Gro. Helen Lester Mrs. Farrls McCalla Mrs. R. A. Nelson Mrs. D. C. Neal Samuel F. Norris Potion & Alison Bozy Cafe Mrs. B. B. Smith Loyd Stlckmon Dr. Alfred Vise Wade Furniture Company R. B. Stout Blytheville Motor Co. Shelton Motor Co. Blan Heath Home * Auto Tom Little Realty Weather Arkansas forecast: Fair tonight and Tuesday, warmer today and cooler Tuesday. Minimum this morning V Maximum yesterday 56 Minimum Sat. morning M Maximum Saturday 56 Sunset today 5:^3 Sunrise tomonun T:17 Precipitation, M hours to T a.m. today—none. Total tine* Jan. 1-»J» iaehw. M.OO l.oo 25.00 15.00 80.00 20.00 1,00 25.00 1.00 15.00 1.00 10.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 2.50 35.00 20.00 10.00 1.00 as.oo 1,00 100.00 10.00 8500 50.00 25.00 100,00 Radio Repairman Facet Grand Larceny Charge H. G. Lenear of Blylheville Is being held In the county jail here on a charge of grand larceny following his arest yesterday In connection with the theft ot a small portable radio from a radio repair abop here. Lenear Is alleged to have stolen the radio belonging to Tom Boswell of Blytheville from the repair shop where he was employed. He was arrested by Deputy Sheriff Holland Alken and in reported by officer* • to have admitted taking the radio. Preliminary hearing date has not been set. Held mt Suspect Matoota orBtnnon ot Blythe- vllle was being held hi the county jail here today on suspicion of robbery following hi* arreat Saturday by city polk*. He WM arrested oa ««a#iajat at Andrew Self of BltjttwTine. wb» police Mtd charted'that OTBuiaoe robbed hurt of a bllHokl oonUtnlnc approximately |1&

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