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BLYTHEVILEE'COURIER NEWS 1'HK DOMINANT NEWSPAPER O*' NORTHEAB'l ARKANBA* AND SOUTHEAST UISSOUH1 VOL. XI.IV—NO. 24IJ Blythevllle Courier Blythevlllt Dally New» Mississippi Valley Leader Blythevlll. Herald BIATHRVIU.E, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 1948 TKN PAGKS OOP mi VTYB LIIMIS Marshall Keeps * Open Mind on ERP Machinery Secretary of State, However, Insists on Single Administrator WASHINGTON. Jan. 12 <UP) — Secretary of Stale George C. Mar- jiha.l said today he has an "open mind" on the machinery for operating the European recovery program, but Insisted on a single administrator subject to State DeparLmentcon- trol. Marshall opened the .second front on his campaign for congressional approval of the recovery program He testified before the House foreign afairs committee today to pro sent somewhat the same case he gave the Senate Foreign Relations Committee last week. The administration is asking for 15 month 56,800,000,000 down payment to get the four-year Marshall program in ope- , ration. Marshall has run Into strong Republican and Democratic opposUUn to his proposal for administrating het program and has ben accuser, of trying to keep the State Department's thumb over it. Tlie administration went before both House and Senate committees (o (jet approval of Its proposed lon(f-range recovery pro^ gram. ^ While Marshall testified befor the House committee, Secretary o Commerce W, Aver en Harrimni went before the Senate Foreign Re lations Committee. Ha rim an sal the Marshall plan would be a fac tor in maintaining high prices t: tch United States. But he inslstci that the real cause of inflation grcn out of the business situation with in the nation. Inflection of Domestic Origin "It would, of course, be easier for us to win our battle against Inflation if we could use the goods \ve are exporting to help meet the heayy demands'at home," Harriman The country must "frankly face" the fact that the Marshall plan wltt add to the. dlfJCiucltnes in controlling Inflation. : ' J But we must also understand that Inflation -is caused by many other •factors of domestic origin"," he ad- .ded. "IU o^~L It. ., .tfA.A|^Jj*ffgfr" Truman Does Not Car* Who Js President, If Peace Can Be a Reality PAWTUCKET, R. I.. Jan. 12.— (U P)—President Ti Lima n "doesn't I rave" whether he Is returned to White House in the November lection, according to U, S. Sen. J. Howard McGrath, D., R. I., chair- lan of the Democratic National Committee. McGrath quoted Jh« President s saying: "I don't care whether I am 'resident of the United States ,galn." He said Mr. Truman told him re- Overhaul Urged Of Farm Price Support Program Congress is Asked By President to Moke Revisions By Vincent Burk« that "if only I see In my (milled Press Staff Corespondent) lay the pence thai Franklin Roose- •elt fought so hard to achieve and he brotherly love lie fought to get, 'II be happy. "It wouldn't make any difference who Is President ol the United States then." McOrath quoted the Pre-sldent ,ast night while addressing a test- monial dinner to Mayor Ambrose P McCoy of Pnwtuctet. Anderson Urges Meat Rationing Control at Wholesale Proposed Before Senate Committee WASHINGTON, Jan. 12. (UP)— Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson stud today price control probably will not be needed on retail meat sales if controls are put on wholesale meat prices. Anderson Lolrf the Senate banking committee that If inflation IK to be curbed, "we may have to use limited price control on commodities affecting the coat of living." But he said he thought control. 1 , on meat could be confined to wholesale prices unless "retail prices move out of line with ceilings." Anderson- was the first witnes. the Senate banking group start. considering President Truman's anti-inflation program. But Dem ocrats saw Htfle hope of a break In Republican opposition to restorini wage-price and ration controls, Anderson said, he sees little hope for a drop in meat prices nntl hog production increases. And that he sold, will not be until after thi 1948 corn' harvest. Anderson painted, a ture Parking Meter Proposals to Be Discussed lice Discussion by aldermen of two propositions which may appear on the ballot in the municipal elcc- - strict pricr. or tion April fi Ls expected to high- Sen. Ralph E 1947 and fouV fi per"cent belnw the Agriculture Department's announced goal. In an opening' statement. Committee Chairman Charles W. Totoey. •R.. N. H.. said the hteh cost ol living I.i thp most dcprn.^ing problem facins: Congress today. ''We must try to bvin«r order out of chaos." Tobey said. lie announced that his committee would hoar "all business and con sinner interests" who want to testify. Despite thr Republican leadership's opposition to any form of rationing controls. Flanders, WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 (UP) — 'resident Truman today asked Conto revise the farm-produce support program so ns to ake the profit out of overproduction. He estimated the government vould lose $116, 559,000 in sunport- ng prices under the present system n the next fiscal year. The statement was Included In R ilideel providing for 41.OS8.39l.000 if expenditures by Ihe Agriculture Department and related agencies during the 12 months beginning next 'uly i. The Commodity Credit Associa- ion will spend about $3:15,573,000 a support farm prices. But Mr. Truman said this would be scaled down to a net of $116,550,000 by he resale of surplus commodities. He said the loss could be trimmed another 450,000,000 If Congress overhauls the formula for figuring support prices. Wants Formula Hevlsed He said farmers will continue to require protection of the price sup- lort program. But he said the formula lor figuring the support level should be revised to reflect changes in price relationships and improved production methods. One of the chief objections of; critics of the price support program is that it allegedly sets artificially high prices for certain farm commodities which require little hand labor and can be grown at profit at present support levels. " Price supports should be rcgarde,.. farmers against forced selling under unfavorable conditions and economic depression," Mr. Truman said. "However, they should be revised so not to be so high as to encourage overproduction of particular commodities which sometimes can ocur even under conditions of full employment." He warned that the price support porgram may cost a lot more than 5116,559,000 if farm prices at home or if foreign demand for food unexpectedly drops off. But he said neither possibility seems likely. "At the present time," he said. "American agriculture is -In the best financial condition In hit<l»j " Truman Asks $12,542 Millions To Halt Advances by Russians By B. H, SHACKKORn United Frrt* SUrf Camaponimi WASHINGTON, January 1], tU.P.)—President Truman today put the cost of his itop-Russia foreign policy for trtt ]M| and 1M* fiscal yean at »H,M2,000,000. That I* the amount he want* to apcnil Jor "international affaire and finance." Moct ot U k for Ihe vaai forelcn relief and rewvrrr programj. Mr. Truman said the huge (pending abroad it neceuary to prevent "extension of totalitarian rule." 4 He asked Congress In his annual budget message to appropriate an unprecedented peacetime total of more than 48,000,000.000 for for- of . eign aid programs alone. These appropriations would be spent In the 194J). 1949 and 1950 fiscal yeari. Out of these proposed appropriations, and money already voted by Congress, tlie President estimated the »12,542.000,000 actually would be spent In fiscal 1948 and 1049. The $9.000,000.000 In requested new appropriations for Mr. Truman's global aid program Included the $6.800,000,000 he in asking for the first 15 months of the four- rear Kuroiiean recovery program. It Includes also a sharply Increased »1,250,000,000 for army r«- lef In occupied countrlei, $160.000,000 for "other International aid programs for several countries, eluding China," »71,000,OOO for the International Refugee Organization, and $132,000.000 for waj and rehabilitation in the Philippines. 'J'hcse huge requests were in sharp contrast to Mr. Truman's budget message of only a year ago Then he predicted that the time )>rge-«c*l« foreign relief wa* "alnKMt over." He askcrt for only a. "modest relief program for i few countries"— »i60,000,000. Altlmi time h« thought the Ando-Ainer lean »IIM o[ Germany would be self-sufflclrnt In 1840. 'Th« new International pro gram," he said today, "Is our answer to an unprecedented challenge should failure of these programs result in a further expansion of totalitarian rule, we would h»ve to re-examine our security position and lake whatever steps might be necessary under the olr cursUncei "The costs of added military strength, If Burope should succumb to totalitarian rule, would far exceed the co«t.i of the pro- gr«m of economic aid now before Congress." Congrcis already has appropriated stop-gap relief for France, Italy, Austria and China. Mr. Truman promised 'definite recommendations" to Congress shortly on new aid program*. Including china, for which he lias budgeted $160.000,000 over and above tin Marshall flan. Supreme Court Nullifies Law Naming a Judge Usurpation of Rights Of Governor Causes Marital Entanglements Bjr BOB HKOWN United Prfti Siafr C»rrM|Mndeiii ..I.ITTI.B ROOK, Ark., .Ian. n (U.I'.) — The Arkansas Supreme Court totlivy set »s!de » 1041 H-Kls latlve act cli'utlng a second I'ul askl chancery Court, uml In ef feel voided hundredi of divorces ranted by Chancellor Ruth r Me. The leglslitlurc &H up Ihe MTOIIC r.iut and iipiwlulcd Mis Hale- a tinncellnr pending a geneval olec-j Imv next. Novi'iuber. ' Today's decision wiu wrlllen by Jhlef justice Griffin Smith. II eld that in miming a chancellor he legislature nwumi'd |K)wors of Pliolnlnicnt normally Intended for ho Kovcrnor, nnil, wrote Justice Smith, "In our opinion, the net Budget Increases Asked by Truman ToWin'ColdWar' Br LVI.B C, WILSON United Prm SUff Correapondtnt WASHINGTON, Jan. 12, (U.P.)— Prcnidsnt Truman today sent to M Republican ConjrreM, which ti «ur« to rip it apart, a cold _ budget for mending m or« than |39,«6a,- wtis Intended'as a wholi Tlie opinion, which nclimlly void- id divorces granted to Mr. Mrs. George Howoll ami Mr. nnd ,lrB. Arthur o. Stevens, aiiinltlcd hut It would havo been cnsler for ^^,, ........ ^ . R.. VI.. light the monthly meeting of the was rcaciv" lo"int t -oduce a bill call- City Council 'in City ElaH al 8 in e for me^.t rationing. It was ex- o'clock tomorrow night. j uecled to limit each person to nboul 125 pounds of meat a year. Meat These are ordinances which. If passed by ih c Council, would place before the voters the following Issues: 1. Installation of parking meters on business district streets. 2. Extension of city limits to take in areas now included in what. Is known as "Greater Blythevllle" although not within the corporate limits. The aldennen also will consider a proposed ordinance which, if passed, will levy a privilege license fee of 4150 a year on house moving firms. " • Mayor E. 14. Jackson said today that only discussion of the park- 1 1115 meter and city limits expansion ' issues was scheduled and (hat no action could be predicted. The Council meeting will be held consumption last year averaged about 157 pounds per cnnita. • The three bills before the committee—two by Democrats— were Eiven little chance of approval in their present form, but Chairman Charles W. Tobcy. k. N. H.. salt! the committee would ^ive them all thorough study in full-scale hearings. Secretary of tabor Lewis B. Scluvellcnbach Is scheduled to testify tomorrow. Secretary of Interior Julias A. Krus; and Secretary or commerce Averell Harriman have been called for Wednesday.-- Meanwhile. Sen. Harry p. Cain. R.. Wash., newlv-appointeri chairman of a Banking Subcommittee on Housuir. is expected to call his In the Municipal Courtroom in ( »roin this week to plan action City Hall and b open to the public. • • • Bold Burglar Operates Right in Front Yard of Missco Peace Officers An apparently brave thief took an unusual chance Saturday alter- noon when he entered a building located mid-way between the County jail and the Blythevillc Police Station. The thief entered the County Court House and took at least two boxes of candy from the c.vccs- sion stand operated by Mr. and Mrs. Emri Gillesple in the Court House lobby. It has not been detmnincd just how the (liicf got into the Court House, MI-. Gillcspie stated, as all doors were found locked and no windows were broken. However, a window i n the boiler room was lelt on rent control. Present controls expire Feb. 29. Renublicans have siven no clear situs of what, their rent nroaram will be. although an extension of the law in some form seems certain. Alien the at noon War and War Planning Prove Very Expensive For Taxpayers of U.S. WASHINGTON, Jan. 12. (UP) — Here's how your tax dollar would be divided under President Truman's proposed budget for fisca 1949: National defense 24 9c International, including foreign aid Veterans Interest on Ihc public debt Reducing the public debt .. Social Welfare Budget Resume Shows Where Truman Expects to Get Funds for New Year WASHINGTON, Jan. U. (UP)-Here is President Truman'* official •budget resume" table summarizing the fiscal outlook. For fiscal 1847, which ended last, June 30, actual receipts and expenditures arc shown. Thc figures for riscal 1948, which ends June 30, and for fiscal 1949. which starts next July 1, and ends June 30. 1949, are estimates (In millions or dollars) Actual Estimate Estimate Fiscal 1948 BIJ1XJET BKCEIPTB Direct taxes on individuals Direct taxes on corporations Sxclse taxes , , Employment taxes: Existing legislation Proposed legislation , Customs Miscellaneous receipts Deduct: Appropriation to federal old «•• wd survlvpii _ insurant* trust fund: " /T? . »t^ '•xiaUAg : legislation . .•»* ay/JJPMM" Icelnlftilon- ' f'I ^Appropriation to health Insurance tru*t fund legislation After Ship Burns Transport En Route To Europe to Bring War Dead to America NEW YORK. Jan. 12. (UP)—Fire fou i 45 men nboiird the Army war (lead transport, Joseph V. Connolly to nliondon ship early today, and rescue ships at the reported position snirt a five-hour .search had failed to reveal survivors or the burning ship. The Connolly was bound lor Europe with empty caskets. The S S. Morrison R. Waite of the U. s. Lints was first, to reach the indicated position .approximately three hours after the Connolly's crew took to lifeboats at 4:30 a.m. At 12:45 p.m. the Waite radioed that it had found no trace of the lifeboats or the Connolly. The Waite said it was turning the search over to the S. S. Josephine Lykcs because of low fuel. The men—45 crewmen and one army officer—look to oncn life boats to av.ait four shins rushinir to louring December when 54,467 aged Jl._. UOJJIIIJS tv rt V,\in*l rfirrnnr nv ^nnrm^nr.1 -V,I1. Total budget receipts $43,758 IIUDGKT EXPENDITURES National defense ' $14,2BO Veterans' services und benefits 7.3G9 International affairs nnd Ann nee 6,540 Social welfare, health, nnd security 1,379 Housing and community facilities -102 Education nnd general research 75 Agriculture nnd agricultural resources 1,247 Natural resources, not primarily agricultural 627 Transportation and communication 587 Finance, commerce, and Industry 237 Labor l]9 General government 1,317 Interest on the public debt , 4,958 Hefunds on receipts .• 2,897 Reserve for contingencies Adjustment to daily treasury statement basis +63 Total budget expenditures 42,505 Excess of budget receipts over expenditures 753 145,210 144,41 411,02 6,10 1.00 2,02 3 38 90 1,62 1,64 190 116 1.156 fi,250 1,990 200 200 6,631 5,533 1,950 113 77 613 1.17H 1,563 371 97 1,473 5,200 2.04H 120 120 1)00,000 in Ilia fincal year 1949. eyes Thill la n spending iiicieu^se .of $1,941,218,622 over th« * jurrent fiscal year. But Mr. Truman called th* mw nidget "even more realistic and nurd-boiled than the budget (of 1948." He cited the international emergency, rising prices and de- imnds of public Interest a* factors forcing spending up. He asked for funds to start h*w proirams which would run lnt» billions at dollars annually in future years—a national health In- surant* plan, vanity broadened old-ale and unemployment Insurance coverage, and universal mil* llary training among others. Tho President estimated 194» fis- he "lilsh court to close It.s mill November and permit the eglslaturc'i usurpation lo take IU •ouise . . . unfortunately the rn- lie fabric ot constltutioiml government Is Involved." "ItollowliiB the court's reKiilur •session, chief Justice Smith was asked If the opinion applied to all divorces Kranled by Mis. Hale diir- ' ig Ihc pust to monlln. Only Two Cnac* Involved 'We ruled on only thc two discs jcforc us," he answered, "but ] >resum« all such decrees would be effected. We held tlmt there Is no court," (It It known lhat, a number of thc couples receiving divorce decrees from Mrs. Hnle Imvc remarried.) The opinion Icrm'cd the legisla- :ure's action In appointing Mrs. Kale "a now departure." The legislators must have been cognizant of the unusual power they wore attempting to exercise and unquestionably there wns doubt regarding conslltutioniility of Ihe method adopted," the opinion said. "Yet, In spile or this, alternative was expresses—only the provision for an . election to bo held more than 20 months later.' Today's t opinion was not nnanl- iiflMcntcd and L, MeHt4Ky was absciv and did not participate. In a strongly wordtd opinion Justice McFaddin agreed with the majority thai the legislature coulc not appoint lh e chancellor, hut lit held that li of Ihe law did measure. voiding that sectloi not kill the entire Banquet Tonight For 4-H Leaders North Mitsco Group To Receive Awardt For 1947 Activities Awards will be presented to the 14 urn 4-H Club urojMt winners of North Mississippi County nt the an- imiil 4-H dull Winners IlnncriiDt lo be held In Ihe Mirror liuom ot the Hold Noble tonight. The biiiiniiel, Riven annually by the Mississippi County Farm Bureau In honor or Iliu ulub project winners, will liu attended by ap- linwlmalcly 100 form youths representing the n clubs or this area which will Include club officers mid lenders from each or the clubs. Among the honor guests »t the bamiuel will bo D. . Lantrlp, or LH- llc nock, sluto 4-H Olub agent, and W. J. E. liiowdcr, nlso or LIUlu *ock, extension engineer (or the University or Ark HUSKS' College o) AgrlcuUuro. Mr. Lnntrlu and Mr Urowdcr will bo the guests o( the CniinLy 4-11 Club Council. Awards to the project, winner will bu Hindi: l>y L, Q, Nnsh or flly. Iheville, president of tlie County Farm "mean uml Jack Ducloi o Promised Land, president. o( the Comity Council, assisted by other Farm Bureau officers. Lloyd Qodley ot Osccola will deliver the! principal address nnd Mr. Nnsh will serve us tonstmastor. The program will tw IQ charg* of the County Council. Lyinun Hcnson, president of tin Annorcl 4-H Club nnd stale field crops cluimplon, will nlve a brier report on his trip to tlie National 4-H Ulub Congress In Ghlcaxo last month, and Bobble Jeu'n Byrd o( Pawhccn, North Mississippi County Kir] champion In achievement, will Icll or hen trip to the state con- ercss In Little Rock. Tlie election of County Council oITIcers ror the coming yeur will cll- innx tlic business mcatliiK which will IK: hold diirlnx the banquet. cal year receipts at more than $44 . 475,000.000 uud the surplus at upward ot 14,800,000,000. And he said tlie current fiscal year will end June M with it surplus of *7,482,00u,'000 making a two-year surplus of more than *12,000,000,OOO.T -his i». th« third consecutive surplus. These Tat surplus estimate* v/ert accompanied by anti-Inflation warnings tlmt they must go for reduction of the national debt, not tax reduction. Mr. Truman Insisted again that his proposed i40-for-everybodyt«v cut, should be offset by Increasing corporation taxes by 13,200,000000 Tlie budget w.i a boom-Urn* proiram which loreuw no n- eesulon In Ihe neit II month*. For the cold war, Mr. Truman • skid ConjrcM lo spend a wh*p- pl»r »18.033.000,00« for national defense anil Inlernallonal affatn and finance. ; That U 4ti per cent of the total of proposed 1949 expenditures. It includes the European recovery program, aid to China and to xvcral other notions. It does not Include $660.000,000 soiiRht for the Atomle Energy Commission. Atomic erier- tr (pending !> listed u a natural resourc* e«|>«ndltur«. All other expenditure* proposed lu the 1949 budget were estimated at approximately »31,600,000,000. Purely national defense accounted for approximately »11,000,000.000 and 11,127 7,483 39.668 4.807 Welfare Grants Now Big Business In Arkansas, State Director Says LITTLE; ROCK, Ark., jnn. 12.— (UP)—Welfare grants, which have' increased more than 300 per cent In Arkansas during the past ten years. , reached an all-time high their rescue or blind persons or dependent chll- Three" COiXt Guard spotter planes i drcn " cci ™ d stnt « »nd federal aid. sped to the position reported in the An(l Ioad a PP L ' ars to ne the Connolly's SOS to search for tlie men, adrift in the open sea since 4:51 a.m. EST. Coast Guard search and rescue at Kindley Field, Bermuda, sent two B-ITs and n B-29 to spot lifeboats for the rescue shirxs. The Coast Guesd said the s. 's. Morrison R. Waite of the U. S Lines was proceeding lo the scene from a position about 10 miles away. Coast Guard said the S. S. Mor- , Ji:ly leveling off, Ted Christy, welfare deportment director, said more than $13.000.000 will be paid welfare recipients during the current fiscal year, Including grants to 34.2 per cent of all persons over 65 years of age. Simultaneously Clirlsty released for the first time his report of department activities during the fiscal year 1946-47—ending last. cury nnd the S. S. Josephone Lykes nlso reported they were speeding to help. The. ship was outbound, carrying a cargo of empty caskets. Tax Refunds Natural Resources lS.7c 135c 11.8c 10.8c 4.5c 4.4C 3.1C Transportation and communication General Government .. . Agriculture ' Education and general search All oilier I Total . .3.7c 2..c 2.4c .8c 1.2c open by the Janitor Court House was closed Saturday, he said The candy was taken from some cabinets In the stand which were locked with pad locks. A screwdriver or some other blunt instrument was used to pry the locks open, he said, other boxes of merchandise were strewn about the stand, he said, but nothing else was missed. Mr. Gillesple slated that he i locked the drawers to the stand r Swer/icft Cancer fxoert when the Court House closed at! W " t-OPCer CXperi noon Saturday, and that he was'Ends Mission in RuSSIO notiiied of the burglary at 5-301 p.m. The burglary was discovered i MOSCOW, Jan 12 (UP)—Prof. y ' . R ™ iso » of l"e Production j Elis Berven, Swedish cancer spe- .. 41.00 and Marketing Administration, who has an office in the Court House. I Sheriff's deputies art investigating (he burglary. cialist, said today he had completed his coiiMilatlons here successfully and KU ready to leave for Stockholm. Charles Rose to Attend Farm Bureau Directors Meeting in Little Rock Charles Rose. Roscland planter, said today he planned to alkfd a meeting of the Board of Directors The report shows Hint an average of 40.000 persons received 410,848,593 during the 12-month period, $4,822,821 of which was slate money. Thc remaining 48,- tlie other categoric*. Tlie department ended the year with n surplus of some $6.000.000 despite continued sniping at the hands of last year's legislature. However, the general n.ssembly actually succeeded In obtaining welfare funds for only one extra-curricular purpose—paying some S200,- 000 annually to the University of Arkansas hospital for welfare patient care. Hut Christy said lhat the department ts gradually eating Into Its surplus as If-s appropriation from slat* funds was W.000,000 a year while under the revenue stabilisa- tion act of 1945 the department receives only 15,000,000. \ The director admitted that during present boom times the department would be faring considerably better under the old system of allocating funds, which gave it a slice Death "Sentence" Imposed on Dogs Killing Livestock Ed Rk-e, supervisor n! tin: Vrter- nns Housing Unit nt tlie Air Ilasc, today warned nil dog owners residing In tho housing unit to keep ;\\\ dogs pinned up or they will be killed. Mr. Rice'. 1 : warning came us the result of the killing of four gouts and a cow and the serious Injury to a .second cow by dog packs In the pasture located immediately North ol the housing unit over the weekend. "All dogs, regardless of breed or ownership, caught In or around the area used by stock owners n.s a pasture, will be killed," Mr. Rice slated. Owners arc being asked (.n keep Iheir pets up If tlicy don't want them killed and there will be no second warning. The first attack by the dogs oc- curcd Friday night when Ihc four goats and tlie cow were killed and the attack on the second cow oc- ciired Saturday night. The goals, owned by city Attorney Percy Wright, were In a pen approximately nnc mile from Ihc housing unit anil the cows, owned by a Mr. Woods, were grazing only a short distance from the unll, at the time of the attacks. Scvcinl months ago a large bull wa.s killed by dog* in the same pasture, Mr. Rice Said. , 025.711 was provided by the ftde- j O f various tax revenues Instead of ral government. i » ( i a t five million. However, he Emphasizing that old-age pensions are no* big business. Christy said lhat in the riscal year 193738 the total expenditure ot his department totaled slightly more I than $3.000.000. The figure dropped I of the Arkansa's Farm Bureau Fed- to S 2 .« ra .°00 In 1938-39 and then eratlon Wednesday in Little Rock gradually moved upward—topping He said he will make the trip 1 thc S5.000.000 mark for the first in his four-place Bcechcraft Bo-1 llmc ln 19 * 2 -* 3 - nanza and will be accompanied by I In tne meantime the average - - case load has been climbing from 13.000 In 1936 to Its present 50.000 and the average grant per person hiis been boosted from $4,69 to $20.88 per month in the sarne period. For Ihe benefit of prospective added lhat by the same standard, th e department will probably be better off should state revenues drop drastically. Mrs. Rose. Prom Little Rock, lie plans to fly to Dallas. Tex., where he will attend a meeting of the Board of Directors of the National Flying Parmcr.s Association Thursday through Saturday. Mr. Rose is president of the Ark- ( - - ansas Flying Farmers Associallon. j gubernatorial candidates who might At the stale Farm Bureau meeting details of the annual statewide membership enrollment cam- paisii will be worked out by the directors. Realtors Meet Tonight Members of Ihe Real Eslatc Board will hold Iheir monthly dinner-meeting at 6:30 tomorrow ntght In tht Hotel Noble. be planning their platform, Christy sees liltle chance of an Immediate boost In the nvenige grint In Arkansas. Nfost of the money was paid to Three From Missco Plan To Attend C. of C. Dinner Mississippi County will have three representatives at Ihe annual dinner-meeting of the Creator Little Rock Chamber of Commerce Thursday night in the capital city. Planning lo attend the dinner are Worth D. Holder, secretary of thc Blytlieville Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Ben Butler and Harry Paulus. president and secretary, respectively, of thi Osceola Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Holder and Mr. Paulus will needy aged persons. They received! remain In Little Rock for a mect- $7.328,403. Aid lo dependent children amounted to $2,267,011 while aid to blind »as $335,374. General re- Ing of the Arkansas Association or Commerical Organization Secretaries beginning Friday morning and lief was negligible as Christy slid 1 continuing until Saturday noon, lhat most persons needing relief Mr. Pnulus it »n A. A. C. O. 8. <U- g«nerally qualified under ont e€ I rector. Arkansas forecast: Cloudy with occasional rain In North portton late today. Cloudy and much colder tonight Low teinpeatures 26 U» 32 degrees In North nnd central portions tonight. Tuesday partly cloudy, rolrier In South and central portions. Minimum this morning 42. Maximum yesterday 48. Sunset today 5:19. / Svmiisc tomorrow 7:16. Precipitation, 24 hour.s to 7 a. m today .58 Total since Jan. first 3,88. Two Federal Prisoners Disarm Guards, Leave Train and Steal Auto SALT LAKE OITY, Jan. 12(Up) —Two fedci'Ekl prisoners, nne of them one-armed ami middle-aged, ortriiowcrod their guards and took Iheir weapons lodny. then ticaijcd In n stolen automobile. The prisoners first escaped from train, mauled their look lliflr weapons, authorities said. guards and rcporU to Life Sentence Affirmed In Fayettevillt Murder LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 12 (UP)—The Arkansas Supreme court today upheld a life sentence Imposed by a Washington County Circuit Court Jury on Troy IJelnney lor the hrulnl nuuitcr ot 8Q-yc!U- old David Cough. Cough was n caretaker at the Confederate Ccmelery at Payette- ville. His mutilated body was found iti his shnck at the edge of the cemetery last Jan. 13. In an order by Justice Ed F. Mcfaddin. Ihe court said it found no reversible errors in the case. International *ff«lr< and flnmnc* 17,000,000,000 of cold Air Fore, apparently »et» tht .„.„ slice of national defense ftmdi.' The treasury now )> considering formulas for Increasing corporation taxes to balance the t40-for-every- body reduction proposed for Individual Income taxpayers. Th« proposed new levy—which Congrest won't pa.ii—will be either an expesi profit* tax or a flat Increase In Ihe rate for corporations earning mure than J50.000 a year. A flat Increase of 13 per cent U the more likely, with adjustments for smaller corporations. That would hike the corporation rate from 3d to 51 per cent. Top administration spokesmen said corporations wer« making «o much money a'tax Increase on them should not lead to See BUDGET on P*{e It Nicholson to Attend Educators' Conference W. B. Nicholson, superintendent of Blytheville schools, will attend ft conference ot chairmen of standing committees of the Arkansas Education Association In Llllle Rock to- inoLTow and Wednesday. The committee chairman will map policies the Association will follow during the coming year, Mr. Nicholson said. Rent Control Law Up For High Court Ruling WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 tUP! — The Supreme Court today agreed to decide the constitutionality of the present rent control law- New York Cotton Mar. May July Oct. Dec. open .... 3598 .... 3500 3470 3191 .... 3152 high 3398 3592 3471 3192 3152 low 3580 3576 3460 3178 3135 Soybeans Prices f. o. b. Chicago Mar. Mxy open . 429 . 424 high 434 424 low 427 1:30 3502 3558 3408 3186 3142 1:30 p.m. 434 42414 424 New York Stocks i P. M Sloc*s A T it T 152 Amer Tobacco 68 Anaconda Copper ........ 34 Beth Steel 100 Chrysler 61 1-4 i Gen Electric 35 3-81 Gen Motors 57 | Montgomery Ward S3 1-4 N Y Central U Hit Harvester 92 1-8 j North Am Aviation 9 Republic Steel 26 Radio 9 1-8 Socony Vacuum 16 7-8 Studcbakcr 201-2 Slandard of N J 17 1-2 Texas Corp 481-2 Packard , 4 7-8 Cold Wave Hits Hard in North Central States (United Pre«« A cold wave from Canada wai blown Into the North Central states today by a 40-mile per hour wind, and the weatherman said It would sweep all the way to the East Coast within the next two days. Cold wave warnings were Issued by the Weather Bureau at Chicago for Minnesota, Wisconsin, Iow», South Dakota and Nebraska, where temperatures will kv» »f 25 degrees below zero tonight. Storm warnings were posted on the Oreat Lakes, and temperatures of /.ero to 10 above were forecast for the Great Lake region. The center of the cold wave ts expected to pass through Ihe Chicago area early tomorrow and'veer East. Its present course Is Southeast. Forecasters «aw little relief from the cold for at least the next two days with more cold weather following behind the cold wave. The lowest temperature In th« country was reported from Caribou, Me., which recorded 10 degrees below zero today. ' A blanket fog covered the-West Coast from Seattle, Wash., to San Diego, Calif., and ended the unsea- sonally high temperatures which have prevailed In Southern California. The heavy fog snarled automo- U 8 Steel f« 1-2 bile traffic and was blamed for at least one traffic death and for the j sinking of a fishing boat which foundered on the rocks off tht California coast. No one was injured In the accident. Partly cloudy weather withi seasonal temperatures prevailed over most of the East, Southeast, and South. The Southwest reported dsjtr and lair weather with iveragt temperature*.

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