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BLYTHEVILEE COURIER NEWS VOL. XLIV—NO. 240 Blythevllle Courier BlythevUl* Daily News. Mississippi Valley Leader Blythevllle Herald illt. DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST M1SSOUH1 BLYTHEV1U,E. ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, JANUARY «, 1948 TWELVE PAGES Hotel Bombing * Denounced as Mass Murders Palestine Officers Criticize Boasting Underground Forces JERUSALEM, Jan. 6 (UP)—The Pale&tine government today denounced the Hngana underground group for bombing the Sahiiamtt Hotel here, calling it the 'dastardly wholesale murder of Innocents." A formal statement on the bomb- Ing In which five were killed and 14 still were missing said the government was "carefully considering the situation created by the action of Haganan in publicly claiming credit for this." The statement denied report,',. which It said came from Jewish sources, that the hotel was used as a base for marauding Arab bands and as headquarters for the Arab military organizations Najada and Futuwa. Another government statement said Gen. Sir Alan Cunningham, the British high commissioner, had called upon David Ben Gurion, chairman of the Jewish Agency Executive "on matters concerning thf! securi situation"—believed to be relate to the hotel bombing. One of victims of the Samlramls bombing, Mrs. Azzis Zereb, dug out of the debris today. • Burled In Debris 35 Hours Hospital attendants said her pulse was 'faint." She had been buried 35 hours In the wreckage created by a Jewish bomb. She was partly protected and kept from suffocating by a section of the wall that still was standing. Rescue workers Increased their efforts, hoping lo find some of the other 1* missing persons still alive. Five dead have been removed so far Earlier in the day a British constable wns shot and killed ill Jaffa by unknown assailants believed to be". Arabs. Sporadic firing continued for three hours in Jerusalem during the night, and a Jewish house in the old city was blown up, but there were no casualties. The Underground "Army Hagana opened a hospital in the old city quarter to treat 1,500 Haganah members who are fighting against a week-old Arab siege ring. The Jcws ijaxe. refused to « Doctors Accused Of Refusing to Aid Dying Man SANTA ANA, Cal., Jan. «. (UP) —Police and fir e department officials, charged today that 24 Santa Ana doctors refused to answer a midnight call to help a dying man. Alvin R. Johnson, 16, died In his hotel room, apparently of a heart attack, while a fire department pulmotor squad tried in vain to get a doctor. The Orange County Medical Association started an Investigation of the charges. Firemen said they worked over Johnston for an hour while officials called down (he list of doctors. All J4 refused to come. We argued and fought with the doctors. We told them the patient night be revived if a doctor could attend him," Fire Chief E. C. Gates said. "They all refused. Some said they were too busy, soine were sick, some said they had to operate In the morning." A mortician from the H. R. Brown Funeral Home finally pronounced Johnston dead. "I cannot conceive that any large number of physicians would reject an emergency call," Dr. Llewellyn E. Wilson. Anaheim, secretary of the medical association, said. "The usual practice is for a physician who cannot respond himself to an emergency call lo assist getting a physician who can. If the situation was as reported, 1 will bring the matter before the board of managers of the association." •INGLB COPIM mn pram Market Probers Hear Expert in StateDepartment Subcommittee Seeks Date on Insiders Use of Information WASHINGTON, Jan. « (UP) — A Stnte Deportment food expert was called today before the Semue Speculation Subcommittee that Is trying to find out whether topflight government employes have used "inside" information In their market dealings. He Is William C. Brlster, director of the Food Supply Division of the Institute of Inter-American Affaire a State Department activity The hearing, like that given two other state department officials yesterday, will be private and probably aimed at obtaining explanations of specific .items appearing in Blister's own account. His information then would be checked against brokerage Marines Off to Mediterranean records. Already questioned lines were along these Paul p. McGuhe, associate chief of the department's financial and development policy office. and John C. Montgomery." who roiid'faS**'. prerentod food truck* Irom ehtsfslt for tbe put (our dors. The hospital','with an operating theater for those wounded-in the fighting, wns staffed with volunteer surgeons, nurses and orderlies from Hadassah Hospital. Missco Health Unit Busy in'47 Activity Report For Year Submitted By County Agency More than 26,000 vaccinations and inoculations against five major diseases were given Mississippi Coun- tians during 1947, the annual report oi the Mississippi County Health Unit showed today. The report, released yesterday afternoon by Mrs. Annabell Pill, county health nurse, also showed that 3,500 persons in the county were x-rayed lor tuberculosis by mobile x-ray ; units ami' that 4294 inspec- tkm» o* sehool ohihiifn were made. .. ce with the fibers section of the foreign policy division. To Hear Siassrn Friday All three previously had" been lamed In a list sent to the subcommittee by the State Department The subcommittee announced tha'i Harold E. Stassen. Republican pres- dential aspirant, has agreed to appear Friday to tell what he knows Jaycee Week Activities Are Planned Tentative plans for activities during National Junior Chamber of Commerce Week were made last night at a meeting of Jaycees in their club rooms. National Jaycee Week begins Jan 14 and ends Jan. 21. Plans include sponsoring a basketball game Jan 14 with a Jaycee team playing it: a preliminary game on a card featuring two semi-pro teams. The annual key-man and "Man of the Year" award banquet Is tentatively scheduled to conclude National Jaycee Week Jan. 21. A secret committee of Jaycees has been appointed a nominate 10 members for key-man awards. Six of 'these will be chosen by vote of the club. The "Outstanding Young Man of the Year" will be named by a secret committee of business men and civic leaders. Nominations arc now being received and it was announced last night that any resident of this area may nominate a man between the ages of 21 and 35 who, on the basis of his civic activities, deserves the award. Winner of the "Outstanding Young Man of the Year" does not have to be a member of the Junior Chamber of Commerce. He receives this award on the basis of his leadership, advancement and service lo the community. Sealed Nominations from residents of this area can be turned In to Jaycee President Jimmie Edwards of Vice President Sanford Shelton. who will turn them over to the committee. Named last night as a committee to handle arrangements for the award banquet were Jack V. Rawlings, chairman; Leon Oennlng. JOB Evrard. Billy Boonc. Douglas Lawson and Hunter Kimbro. of 5.070 persons received smallpox vaccinations while 2,369 were inoculated against diphtheria in 1947. Tetanus toxoid was given 1,253 persons last year and 529 others received whooping cough inoculations. Anti-rabies vaccine was furnished 28 patients, the report showed. Washerman tests given to determine the presence of venereal diseases totaled 2,600 last year and 2,- 32b clinic visits were made by patients. Venereal disease treatments were gii'en in the health unit office to 930 persons and 649 w : cre sent to the rapid treatment center in Hot Springs. During 1941. 108 expectant mothers were admitted to the clinic. Forty-four midwh'es were given supervision and eight midwife meetings were held. Incubator Service Provided Seven premature babies were furnished incubators and care by the Health Unit last year. Infants and pre-school-ase children receiving services ol the unit totaled 125. The clinic was visited by 354 tuberculosis patients ami contacts. Tuberculin tests were given 598 persons and 244 x-rays were made through Ihe Mississippi County j Tuberculosis Association. These rays were in addition to those made through mobile x-ray units. Twenty-seven cultures were made lo determine the presence of diphtheria and one carrier of the disease was found. Eighteen sputum examinations were made for tuberculosis. A total of 238 persons was examined for trachoma and 16 persons were treated. Health cards were given 84 food handlers, the report also showed. A total of 73 cases of communicable diseases was reported to the Health Former Blythcville Man Dies in San Francisco Funeral services for Lester Cannon, 49, who died Saturday In San Francisco Cat., following a heart attack, will be conducted here but arrangements arc Incomplete, it was disclosed loday, Mr. Cannon was born in Riptey, Tenn., and had lived In Blythcville m h m eC , J ' ears " B0 - Whlle ln Blythevllle h e was employed by the 11 «,,,! T t. _ " J Cliicago Mill and Lumber company. He sm .eri In the Army during [lie fust world war and three were spent overseas In China" and three years with the troops In Germany. H, ' ' about commodity speculations government "insiders." Stassen originally was scheduled to appear Thursday but requested i postponement because he had a •long-standing" speaking engagement in Pennsylvania that dav Brig Gen. Wallace H. Grahanv President Truman's personal phy- ician, also may be heard Friday when public hearings begin. It was Stassen's charge of such activity that led to the disclosure l Brig ' Gen ' WH!I "« H. Graham hite House physician, and Edwin W. Pauley, special assistant, to the secretary of army, have been active In the market. Iriveslifralors Not The subcommittee Satisfied yesterday received data on, the speculative ventures of the pair, but investigators were dissatisfied with the sketchv material furnished and called fo'i more. Supporting data was turn. ished by Pauley's aides later In tin day, and more substantial Information Gr The additional material pronns. by Bache & Co., was expected tr show who was rights-Graham o his broker— about how the general' account was handled ion was promised immediately In raham's broker. Bache i Co., NcC i>,, that Co " hils statc<1 m'W'c t acted at all times at Graha specific rcouests, and that he wa well with Congress Center of World interest as Lawmakers Tackle Bill to Aid Europe Map spots torn Italian and Greek ports where an unofficial •stlmnte of between 800 and 1000 U. S. Marines will complement navnl crews if U. 6. warships. Leathernecks from the crack Second Division will oin the aircraft carrier Midway at Naples (1) and the cruisers Little Rock »t PIreaus (2), the Providence »t Leghorn 13) »nd the Portsmouth at Genoa (41. There are also 10 destroyers in the Mediterranean, two of them in Greek waters, (NBA Newsmap.) Schuman Presses : or Passage ol tern Tax Policy French Assembly Ixpected to Adopt Soak-fhe-Rich Levies Prosperity, Taxes Major Issues For Hot Presidential Campaign By LYI.E C. WILSON United Press SUff Correspondent WASHINGTON. Jan. 6. (U.P.)—The 1048 presidential campaign be- tile SOtli gan today with the noon meeting of the second session of Congress. President Truman's GOP opponent will run for the White House on the record of this Congress. The basic issue upon which Mr, Truman and the Republican Congress will disagree is what to do with our prosperity and th* flood of money rolling into the United States Treasury. Practically all other major Issues* -come down finally to the question how much shall be spent where and for what. As Congress meets the disposition of the Republican majority is to pare down Marshall plan expenditures and set aside a large chunk of federal revenue for Income lax reductions. I; Mr. Truman probably will 'Indicate his presidential year taxi plans tomorrow In his annual message to Congress. He probably will elaborate on the subJsBt-in big and budget im> " * Monday. House' promise a tax in the session it win b* Uw staut- son bill, or something very like It reducing income taxes by about 55.600,000,000 for big and little people. Cold arithmetic proves someone Is going to be disappointed. Mr. Truman estimated last August that this year's treasury surplus would be about 44.700,000,000. Unofficial estimates sluca then have raised surplus sights as high as »6500000,000. But there »IU1 Isn't enough money for Republican tax reduction and Marshall plan expenditures. The two programs logclhe would saddle the treasury with i whopping deficit. That Is the ba sic congressional problem. Truman Seeks Mr. Truman reportedly Is nrepar Ing < it 1,000,000,000 budget fo fiscal 1»48. Advised of that figure ~ B,, N. J ills'" did not •Ift Mb tUte .,W*t1« TSbef MM __!: to make substantla Truman's budget but where or how much. The only avowed presidential can dldate among congressional Rcpub llcans Is Sen. Robert A. Tat.1 Ohio. Taft also is the stHndou See CAMPAIGN on Faf* ID deal as report-i. Graham told reporters he did not know until Oct. 7 that he held r v commodities. He said that when public discussion of speculation became widespread he checked wi-h th brokerage firm to find wlietli-r he held any grain futures. Ad Vied that he did, he said he ordered immediate sale, even though he was forced to take a financial loss Both Graham and Pauley a-p tentatively scheduled to testify at open hearings, provided Stassen's testimony is completed, and the -taff has finished its analysis of the general s accounts. Senator Urges Firm Foreign Policy If Marshall Plan Is to Be Success Unit ana ' such cases. '8 visits were made to Rites Conducted Here For Tampa, Fla., Man .Funeral services for T. W. Baxter, 57, of Tampa, Fla., brother of C. M. Baxter of Blythcville. were conducted this afternoon, 3 o'clock at the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. P. H. Jernigan officiating. Mr. Baxter died at a Marine Hospital in Mobile, Ala., following a long Illness. He Is survived bv his wife, one daughter. Miss Carol Baxter, both of Tampa and his' brother. Pallbearers were L. C. Posey Sr., Horace Walpole, Ed Jones, John Durham, L. <3. Thompson Sr. and Walter Clark. Burial was at Elmwood Cemetery. Leaking Kerosene Barrel Blamed tor Osceola Fire OSCEOLA. Jan. 6.—Fire, believed caused by burning trash igniting occupation leaking kerosene barrel, destroy- year.s | cd the home ol Albert Joues in the Western outskirts of lowfi 3 „ e I s £ urvlvccl by four sisters, Mrs. E. E. Ratcllff of Blytiieville, Mrs. Homer Farrcll of stcele, M o, Mrs. Sam Hardy and Mrs. E C Wallace of Flint, Mich., two brothers, Reglnold Cannon of Tallulah La., and Cecil Cannon of Memphis, Cobb Funeral Home I* In charge. yes' terday causing damage estimated at approximately »3.000. The small tenant house located on Highway 40 Just west of the Osceola city limits, and its contents were destroyed by the fire which had gained a headway by the time firefighters reached the scene. The nouse was owned a W. Watson of Osceola. Educators, VA Officials Meet At BHS Today School administrators, superintendents and supervisors of veteran's training programs of schools in this district met with representatives of the Veterans Administra- and the Stale Department of tlon education m the Trades and Indus- r.cs Building a Blythcville High School tnls morning to discuss veterans' training and the proposed adult education program. This meeting was one or the series of 10 which are being conducted throughout the state by the Arkansas Fxiucatton Association and the Veterans Administration to discuss problems involved in the operation of the related instruction program for veterans in Arkansas schools. The discussion was led by A. W. Ford of Little Rock, state supervisor of distributive education and O'is Farrar of Little Rock, assistant supervisor of trade and industrial education. The adult education program which Is being proposed by the AEA was also explained to school officials who attended th». meeting. The proposed education program for adults would, if approved, establish night classes in general education at high schools in towns where they are desired. Weather by. Arkansas forecast: Fair and colder in East and South perilous tonight. Wednesday fair, warmer in West and Sorth portions. Minimum this morning 34 Maximum yesterday 50 Sunset today 5:14 Sunrise tomorrow 7-n Prlcipltatlon, 2« hours to 7 a.t today—none. Tot*l »lno« Jui. I—1;» inche*. By Bob Brown United Press Staff Correspondent . LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Jan. 6. (UP) — The State Department's policy of firmness and justice toward Soviet Russia probably will receive the unqualified support of the Arkansas delegation during th: second resslon ol the 80th' Congress which opened in Washington today. 'There can be no appeasement, liolicy," said Ben. John L. McClel- !an before he left Little Rock for the capital. "Coi/grcss must enact a law authorizing the European aid progra .1 and continue a firm policy Ui dealing with Russia," he said. "We must let her know that we intend to protect the investment we are making in Europe's recovery. Russia is playing for keeps. We cannot do less." Reps. Brooks Hays of Little Rock and Oren Harris of El Dorado joined McClellan in favoring aid to Europe and firmness with Russia as a means of combating Communism. Strive for Justice Abroad ^ "We should continue lo aid | Greece and Turkey and increase our occupation forces in Germany, Austria mid Trieste until settlements have been reached," Harris declared. ''We should increase our air forces In tho.se areas and continue our firm and tough but just policy with Russia. Thc alternative is another devastating war ultimately." Both McClellan and Harris hailed formation of a third party by formei Vice President Henry Wallace as a separation ol the "sheep from the goats.'* McClellan and Hays minimize effects of the new party, but Harr believes the third party will ha? a defenite effect on the presiclen ial election. "A few votes in three or lou key states could very well tip tl scales," Harris said. He added, however, that Wallac would help bring out a big popula vote which would overcome ballol lost to the third party. McClcllan said that "all Com munl.sts and a very few other well intending but misguided voters wi support Wallace." "But," he added, "I think his to tat vote will thoroughly dcmonsLrai thai there are very few people I his nation who think more o! Rus sia and Communism Ihan they (I of America and democracy." Wallace for Appeasement Harris predicted that appcasi ment toward Russia will be a lead Ing plank in Wallace's bid for th highest office in the land. And 1 listed the differences of opinion < the administration of foreign a as a top issue in the Rcpublicai Democratic battle. Hays agreed that the Marsha plan could become a Democrat pl&nk, but he believes foreign will be set up on a bi-partisan basl "If price relationships are not corrected." Hays declared, "the Democrats will make that an Issue, and the Republicans probably will emphasize free enterprise." McClellan listed Inflation, foreign policy and economy in government as likely presidential Issues. Taxes and Inflation Problems Hold Attention of U.S. Citizen* By RAYMOND I,AHR United PreM SUff Correspondent WASHINGTON, Jun. 6. (U.P.)—The U. S. CongreM convened today lo tackle problem* of vital import to the economic and political destiny of the whole world. • In openiiiif the second regular session of the 80th Com s, the House and Senate faced the necessity of decidm* what this country shall do with the role of international leadership forced upon it by World War II. Hy Jutnih \V. CrlRK United I'rrss Slaff O>rri\s|.oinli-iitl PARIS, Jan. 8 (UE>>—Premier Robert Sclimnan, backed by five wlft voles of confidence In a single ny, culled both houses of parlla- icnt Into renewed session today 'llh hopes of making his drastic oak-lhe-rlch tax program Into law cfore night. Thc Council of the Republic, tin; "rcnch Senate, began consideration ' the $1,050.000,000 lax bill i oduy wns expected lo give It quick pproval for a second rending by he assembly. The anti-Inflation measure wa corded lop priority on Ilie »s- cinbly's agenda but close bchliK came the ROVCI nmenl's ordlnnrt ax bill. This would slnp heavy new axes on loafers nml night cliiba »nd on (he sale of alcohol and line. The ordinary tax bill 1ms pnsscd one reading in the assembly and ow must come back for the second reading, After It lius aprovcd he ascmbly Is expected to recess intll its next regular scuioii, schcd- iled for Jan. 13. ; Passage of the antl-lnflallon measure, which finally was aproved 316 to 2liB, indicated lhal Schmnan can expect a majority of :i;t to 39 votes In his determined program to save the Franc from threatened In- f latlon. Although Schunmn has lost some support since his first confidence vote of Nov. 28, when he snmshcil Jje Communist strike war with tougli Blllltary measures, political obKcrv- •fs" granted his government consld- trable more time In office, on the Bisls of his showing yesterday. An analysis of voles in opposition lo the government Indicated lhal many deputies, knowing the super- tax measures to be highly unpopular throughout the country, had tlielr eyes on the next general elections when they voled against the bill. The election can be called any lime after next June. Truman Drops Price Tag on European Aid WASHINGTON, Jan. «. (UP) — Prospects of liclllng a European recovery hill through Congress np- pi'iucd bil|>li(er today as a result of President Truman's decision to drop Ihe » n.000.000,000 price tug from the Marshall plan. Without attempting to minimize Ihe battle still ahead, Semite President Arthur H. Vnndcnberg, R., Mich., voiced belief Unit the President's move would make it "five times easier" lo get recovery aid (or the III non-Communist countries of Western Europe. ViiiulenbeiB himself prompted the clmiiBc In administration strategy it his Kile as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and chief Republican architect of the nation's bl-pnrtlsnn foreign policy. Mr. Truman's agreement to erase the $17.000.000.001) lolal from the proposed European recovery bill was revealed last night when Vnmlen- lierg released correspondence on the subject between himself and Undersecretary ol Stutc Robert A. Lovett VandenbeiB noted Uiat the administration was standing firm on two major objectives—that Con- FFA Members Meet Here to Plan Projects Future Farmers of America chapters from six Mississippi County and one Cralghead County school convened In Ilie Agriculture Uulld- ing of llic Blytiieville High School this afternoon for the annual Mississippi County FFA Federation meeting. Approximately 'a representatives from each of the seven clmptcrs arc attending the meeting which got imdrway at 3:30 and will con- tlnu Into a night session. The group will elect officers nnd formulate plans for the coming year. Program for the meeting will be 'n charge of the officers of the Hly- theville chapter which is headed by Freeman Robinson, agriculture instructor at the hiph school hero who serves the chapter In an advisory ciipacily. Officers ol Die Blythevllle chapter wiio have charge of the mccL- ing are Stewart Gurlcy, president, Charels Mulllns, vice-president, Charles Owens, secretary, Vance Owens, treasurer and Cal GosscU, sentinel. _ S. 15. Mitchell, of Little Rock, ex- | Hart's Bakery Watclilnf what they do will b* not only the American voter In » preildenilal campaign year, bat the caplUJi of ravaged Europe anil politically chaotic JUls. Among the more Interfiled world spectator! will be a handful of mm In the Kremlin at Moscow. Tlie lop issues, welded by International circumstances Into one complex whole, are foreign aid, domestic inflation, and taxes. Com-, pllcatlug and profoundly affecting Congress 1 approach to them la the fact that the country's highest political office goes on the election block next November. . : Today'i separate meetlnjca at the HOUM and Senate were perfunctory. The real bualneaa atari* tomorrow when President Tra- niHii, In what hl» aides say will be a "ftlur.Rlnj[" ipeech, tells Con- me»j what he thinks It should do for this country and the world. The President called his cablnes Into session at 4 p.m. C8T to give department heads an advance look at what he will say at tomorrow'.! i joint session about the state of the union. Mr. Truman will present his viewjt not merely to Congress; his 6,000- word message will be broadcast' to the American people. White House Secretary Charles G. Ross said th« speech, which will take the President about 40 minutes to deliver, v* "practically but not quite complete^* The President also worked today on the budget message which will go to Congress ,on Monday. Htlp- gross commit the United States to lnK hlm '* a5 B 4 d K« t Director James) a 4',', year reconstruction program' T ', W f, bb '_ .. } •• • \ -,' . prog and put up «6,800.000.000 for the first U months. Misplaced List of Chest Donors Found A list of contributor* to the Community Chest compiled last month, but mlsplnced, was furnished the Courier News today. 'Hie amounts of the contributions have been previously Included In the total of Chest funds obtained to dntc. However, this U the first time these contributions have been publicly acknowledged. If the President corn n out, ilug- ging tomorrow u predicted, lead* trt of the Republican majority in Congrc.u will be all set to slug right back. They want their party to writ* a legislative record which will make certain that tfiere will be "no fifth term for the New Deal." , That was the phrase used last night by House Republican Leader Charles A. Halleck of Indiana on • a radio forum In which Republican leaders defended their record for 1B47 and told what they wanted to do In 1948. : Foreign aid, tax reduction and hl(h price> were accepted by both parlies a* the key ls»ue«, allhouiti efforts will be made to keep the Marshall plan for European aid from becoming loo deeply Involved In partisan politics. One of Mr. Trbman's congressional lieutenants nafd the president Tola! contributions to the Chest I'll" was opposed to passage of a thus far arc $19,000.81. The list of I t<vx cutting bill now, although Re- prcviously unacknowledged contributors follows: P. B. Atkinson Ark-Paint G!HM <fc Wallpaper Mrs. G. S. Barnes W. T. liiirncll "'vtllc Radio Supply '.'..."'.', Brook's Music Store Mrs. A. M. Butt W O. Blue \'. John Caiidlll Hcrmon Carlton """ C. A. Cunningham .. Fred Cnllthaii "] Drelfus Jewelry ......' Mrs. Prank Doss A. F. Dietrich '.'...'.'.' Mrs. W. I. Denlon .. Deal's Paint company Kpsllon Sigma Alpha Marcus Evrard Mrs. A. n. Pairfleld Mrs. Ted Green Th c Gift Shop (Moss Bryan) Mrs. Hall ;. Mrs. Harris W. L. Hughes & Co, Const. . 40 15 20 5 100 1 20 5 publicans arc determined to enact one over a veto If necessary. They hope to push It through the House this month. Another conflict was In prospecl over the President's requests for J§ j rationing and wage-price control 15 j powers. Chairman Robert A Taft,13 R., O., of the Senate Republican 5 Policy Committee slapped thosa See CONGRESS on Page 11 House Republicans Put Tax Slash at Top of List . .25 . ..25 .7.50 1 . 15 Court Upholds Dyess Farms Title to Land • LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. Jan. «.— rUPi—Title to some 800 acres of Mississippi County farm land has been vested In Ihe federal government and Dycss Farms. Inc.. by Federal Judge Thomas Trimble. Trimble upheld the government's claim to the land despite ttforts of officials or the R, E. Lee Wilson Estate lo recover the property. The Wilson Estate sought to confirm Its title to the lands on the grounds that there had been breach of a condition in the deed. Specifically the firm charged failure to use the land In the Dyess colonization project. The land was sold to the Arkansas Rural Rehabilitation Corp. In 1034 and later transferred lo Dy- ts* Farm*. Inc. State to Build New Bridge Near Manila ccntivc-sccretary of the Future Farmers of America in Arkansas will address the group during tbe business sc.sslon. Britain Draws Funds From Dwindling U.S. Loan WASHINGTON. Jan. 6 IUPI — Britain loday withdrew S100.0CO.- 000 more of her U. S. loan. This i leave' only {.21,0.00X003 still on tap I out of the original $3,150,000.000 credit. LITTLE HOCK, Ark., Jan. 8. <UP) —Three stale highway officials were authorized today by the highway commission to open bids Friday on construction of a briuge on the Manila-South road. Highway 17, In Mississippi County. The structure wilt be of steel I-beam and limber construction 415 feel long. Officials awarding the contract will be Director J. C. Baker, Attorney Nelll Bohlinger and Chief Engineer A. E. Johnson. Johnson said today that the contract was being hurried since the original bridge collapsed recently and at the present time the road Is Impassable. He said the bridge would be financed from stale maintenance I funds. New York Stocks 3 p.m. Stocks: A T and T ........ Amer Tobacco . . . Anaconda Copper . Beth Steel ....... Chrysler ......... Coca Cola ....... Gen Electric . Gen Motors ...... Montgomery Wi'.td N Y Central ..... Int Harvester . . . . North Am Aviation Republic Steel . . . Radio ........... Socony Vacuum . Studcbaker ...... Standard of N J . . Tcxis Corp ..... Alvin Hardy Furniture Miss Monln Hughes Mrs. Edna Young Husband Hall & Wlckham Bcrtte M. Knnpp Klrby Bros Mrs. J. A. Leich Leslie Moore Mrs. Chester Nabcis .. Mrs. Ncely Charles Ray Newcomb . Mrs. Sarah O*!lc ...... O?.burn-Abslon Mrs. Freeman Robinson Mrs. Phil. Robinson .. Mrs. C. s. Stevens WASHINGTON, Jan. 6. (UP) — !.°!.20j Housc Republican leaders put per'"'95 fonal income tax reduction today at the top of their list of "must" measures lor the new session 'jt Congress. Ar, tile lawmakers returned for ,2 5C j the second session of the 80th Con- lOc Kress, Speaker Joseph W. Martin, ..25' Jr.. said that "continuation of war- ,.75i time taxes in peacetime is intoJer- ..25J "blc and indefensible." He said he ..12 *s hopeful Congress will pass lax ...2 i reduction legislation this month. 5! Chairman Harold Knutson. R., 50 i Minn., of the tax-writing ways and 150 means committee said he expects 5 his bill td cut personal income laxss 10 SS.eoO.OOO.COO this year to be the first . ,1 : major legislative measure to pass 25c: Ihe House. He believes his commit- I5J tee will approve it next week. ,50c House GOP leaders want to pass 50 the tax reduction bill before Cpn- 75c gress commits itself to a specific amount to be spent for the Euro- T. I. Seay Motor Company . ; . Frank O. Seay Dr. F. Don Smith , Mrs. H. G. Traylor Mrs. James Terry .. Miss Effie Lee Terrell Dr. H. A. Taylor ... L. G. Thompson Mrs. M. o. Usrey W. J. Wunderllch H. W. Wylie Ed. Williams Mrs. Monroe Craln Miss Anne Fisher Necly Flowers Hcrron's Body Shop Beth Klnley Mrs. Cleo Laiigston .,.,..,. Leon McOarrity Muck's Service Station .... Proctor & Flannlgan Garage Peabody Hole'. MYs. Cecil Shane .10! pcan recovery plan. .25 .10 Inefficient Though Noisy u a ... 151 3-8 ... 6fl 1-2 ... 33 7-S ... 100 3-4 ... 61 1-2 ... 182 1--2 ... 15 \-\ ... 51 1-2 ... 52 3-4 ... 14 3-4 ... 83 7-8 87-8 ... 26 1-8 ... 91-8 ... 165-3 ... 20 3-8 ... 7« 1-2 ... 53 1-8 4 7-3 F D. underwood 1, Mar. Steel 76 1-g ' Walter Waddy jl-May !"!!!!!".si T^*'* lm 'C revealed thai steam '^" i ! whistles are as Inefficient as they ........ 12.501 nrc noisy. A 12-inch whistle used ........ .10 ' * 0()() horsepower in tooting Just once. .20, [35: .75; .10 ..2 ..2 ..5 ..5' ..5 ..2 ..5 .Ts .10 ..5 ..5 New York Cotton Mar. May July Oct. , Dec. open . 3573 . 3557 . 3453 . 3165 . 3129 high low 1:30 . 35S7 3510 3524 3576 3508 3513 3475 3402 3410 3180 3110 312« 3130 3100 3100 Soybeans f. «. b. C*ite*c») open high low 4S3 417 413 410 tU 419 1:3* 41« ill

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