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BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS TH» DOlCMMfr NEWSPAPER OP NORTRXAari ARKANSAS AMp aOCTHKABT MISSOURI VOL. XLIV—NO. 109 BljrthrrUte D*ll; New* BlytbertU* Courwr Blytie»Ul« Henld lilulMlppt liLYTHEVlLI-IO, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 1, 11M7 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Hughes' Planes Recommended By Son of FDR Elliott Roosevelt's Name Figures in Senate Investigation WASHINGTON, Aug. 1. (UP) Senate investigalot's were told today that Army nircralt contracts were awarded to Howaru Hughes on Ihe recommendation of Elliott Roosevelt despite contrary recommendations by Air Force experts to Gen. H. II. Arnold. Maj. Gen. Oliver P. Echois, retired, then assistant chief of staff in tlie Air Force, gave tlie testimony to a Senate Defense Investigating subcommittee. He said that Arnold, then Army Air Forces chief, Issued a verbal order for purchase of 100 Hughes' photographic planes on Sept, :!. 11113. Echois said Arnold told him to buy the planes the day after Echois had recommended for'a second time thai none bs bought. Arnold himself had ordered that "no further fiction" be taken on the Hughes photoplane. But young Roosevelt, son of the late President, inspected the Hughes craft and recommended its purchase as "the only one already designed and suitable for photographic purposes." Echois testified that he sent a memorandum to Arnold Sept. 2, 1043. repeating an earlier recommendation that the Hughes plane be rejected. "Tlie previous recommendation made by this office, nnd approved by the chief of staff, should remain unchanged." he told Arnold. Central Yields However. Echois testified, the next day Arnold "issued verbal orders" directing purchase of 100 planes. "As r recall it," Echois added, "General Arnold told me he had heard ail the pros and cons, and we would go ahead and get 100 airplanes." "He certainly heard your 'cons,'" Subcommittee Chairman Homer Ferguson, R.. Mich., observed. Ech- ois had criticized the plane because it was made of duramold, a plywood material. "You were In a position where you got iin order from a superior . officer, and carried it out,' Fergu- -• -son commented, and Echois replied, "That's correct." Ferguson asked whether Roosevelt had Eecn the plane fly when he recommended it. Echois said he had not. Ferguson said Roosevelt will attend the hearings Monday and may he questioned then. Tiie committee is investigating a S22.000.000 contract for F-ll photographic planes awarded Hughes as well as an $18,000,000 award lo Hughes and Henry J. Kaiser for a giant plywood flying boat. Educator Talks On Heritages Of Americans Dr. Fred Keller, head of"1*ie pc- partment of Economics at Phillips University, Enid, Okla., spoke lo members of the Rotary Club at their weekly meeting yesterday noon at the Hotel Noble on the herlUKe of Amcrlcniu. Many Americans laHe their Heritage In this country for granted, Dr. Keller said, and do not sufficiently appreciate It. _He also commented on Hie notary's efforts to achieve world peace through the association of business men Joined Ideals of fellowship. Guests at the meeting were Ralph Sweet of St. Louts. Mo., Dick Strauss of Holly Springs, Misi., W. R. Dyess of I.uxora, Chris Tompkins of Burdctte, and The Re/. R. Scott Balrd and Bill SV/all, Jr.. both of Ehthcvllle. : North Mississippi Countians Pay Tribute To Retiring Home Demonstration Club Leader Farm folk, public officials and civic leaders turned out in liuye numbers yesterday at a picnic in Walker Park lo p;iy Iribnle to the success achieved liy Miss' Coni IAH- Taft Denounces Truman Policies Democratic Party's Rule in Washington Challenged by Ohioan COLUMBUS, O.. AUK. 1. < UP) —iSen. Robert A. Taft pitched his unofficial campaign for the Republican presidential nomination today on a cc:nplete denunciation of the Democratic administration including its "befuddled foreign policy." •In a nationwide radio address •last night Taft attacked President Truman as a prisoner of CIO and New Deal elements. The address delivered a few hours after Taft was endorsed by Ohio Republicans as their favorite son fcr the 'Presidential nomination \vas a review of the GOP dominated first t "ssion of the 80th Con-rj-ess. Hut It was filled with a scathing criticism of President Truman. Taft called for the election of a Republican president in 1943 who would support a Congress "which for the first time in years'' had done 'things "because the people themselves have wanted them done, and not because some 'must 1 legislation has been transmitted from the White House." Delays Declsjon Taft's address was <made before some 1,300 Ohio.Republicans whom he^told he would' not make :v decision as to whether-to--seek, the Colcman, home demonstration years. Tlie event was climaxed with the presentation of »u automobile and an electric re'rlgerator and other gifts to the retiring official whose untiring efforts covering nearly n quarter century did much. accord- Ing to the speakers, to make Mississippi County a better place in which to live. Today Miss Coleman was planning to return to her home In Greenwood. S. C.. and officials of the University of Arkansas Agricultural Exteriflon Service were pondering the selection, of a successor to Miss Colcman as agent for the North half of the county. Her resignation Is effective Aug. 15. "Mississippi County will not be quite the same without Miss Coleman," Rep. L. H. Autry. superintendent of schools at Burdette, and president of the Mississippi County Fair Association, said In paying tribute to the '.ccompllshments of Miss Colcman. "And, because of Mlw Coleman's having heen among us, conditions are not the same that she found when she beian her work :imoti£ the women In the county, and among Ihp children who have progressed through 4-H club work (o become Ihe leaders In their communities," Mr. Autrr said. C. G. Smith, farm leader and lor North Mississippi fomily for the pnst ' pioneer county agent, shaking bf- fore the group arsembled In Wallf- er Park, snld Ihat "Miss Co!cm;m lias been a shining example t' 1 prove thill nlwnv'i nmong us thi'f.s Is someone \vho nns no sclftsn rt>".- sons, no personal munitions other than lo be- of .'c-r"ico to .->tiiers." L. G. Nash, mother ftniu leader. declared Hint with the 1ep»r- lure of Miss C'cli-mnn "Mississippi County people will losa n rjood friend." Mrs John W Fdilngto'i 01 Os- ceoln said: "We .vanl to dr> the things she <M':>r- Coleman I has taught us to du; we want- to make use of the example she luis ijlvcn us." Another speaker was Mrs. Hazel C. Jordan of f Ittle Roc*, representative of the stale I'xlenf.oi service, who said, "Whoever comi'f' to to replace her can newr :ea!lj' take her place because sh; Is In the hearts of all of you." ; leaves ISccord of Progress * nolh Mr. Aulry and Mr. Smith pointed out the improvements made in rural sections during Mrs. Colejr man's service. t Thousands of (lowers are now planted where once there were only weeds: In once barren windows fluffy curtains now hang; running water has replaced tKe pump and tlie dish pan given *ay lo the modern sink: pi\ntr!es arc iv«i| micd. mid children well feil nnd homes are u«Uer places to rear children, Mr, Aulry said. "Miss Coleman and the orsiinl- zntloii In W hlch she Is ti lender helped t« bring the pros|K-flty we enjoy lodny". Mr. Smith said. The original plan for honoring I M|SS Coleman with n picnic lunch- eoii and presenting her gifts he- longs (o Mrs. M, A. Mlrtdlcton. principal of Flat Lake School and a member of the County Council of tin' Home Demonstration clubs. "Miss Coleman came lo sec mo about a month ago and we were talking about her leaving. She's teen a hienrt of mine for so IOIIR —there's only „ months difference Iti llio lime we came to Missta',i- Pl County -that I thought It would be nice to do something for her", she said. Mrs. MUldlcton then contacted various nlflcerf; and members of the American ,l>(flon Auxiliary, the Eastern Star and other clubs, who approved of her plan. "Then It Just grew and grew", she added, pointing to the gifts. A complete surprise to the home demonstration leader, keys to the car was presented Miss Coleman -by Mr. Smith, Judge Roland Green served as master of ceremonies. Consolidation Of Fund Appeals Urged by C. of C. '47 Community Chest Campaign Discussed At Directors' Meet Seven B-29s End 7,000 Mile Flight Tokyo to Washington Hop Completed in 30 Hoijn, 5 Minutes WASHINGTON. Aug. 1. <UP>- Sevcn gleaming Army Superfort- resses. winging 7,000 miles fi*om Tokyo, landed at nearby Andrews Field today in a record-breaking flight climaxing the Air Forces 40th anniversary celebration. Tlie sky giants swept . over the Washington monument in the nation's capital. 34 hours after taking off from. Tokyo at 2 a.m. EOT Thursday. Actual flying time was 30 fiours and five minutes . The:nj*ht also .rcprcien'tall a n*w " " " Two Men Suffer Serious injuries Victims Pinned Under Car for Hour Near Caruthersville, Mo. CMnirrHl?!!SVfI,LE. Aug. 1 --Albert Mon;an. 45. of Hayli. and Irvin Hanhins 21. of Caruthersville. are in Wai's 'Hospital in Blytheville today suffering from injuries received in a truck-car ' collision •approximately one-half mile West' of here on Highway 8t at 10:45 o'clock ],, s t night. Their conditions were reported as critical. Tlie two men \vere injured when the IMG Fivnmuih coupe in which they were riding was reported to have been .struck from behind by a true!; belonging to Goodman { riurhms Cn.. of St. Louis and driven l,y ...\i vrssell. of St Louis, as I.icy pi-shed another car along Highway Bl. •Hnnkins received a broken back, a deep cut to his head and possible inicrnal injuries. He lis para- ].v7.xi from his waist down. Morgan received several broken ribs Blytheville's Torrid Day Seems Cool to State's Other Hot Spots For n second time this year, the mercury in Hlytlievitli •cached the 100-dcj.rree mark, 'lull I his torrid figure was. line dcKi-ces cooler than the highest recorded yesterday iii the state, n sizzlinK 109 dejrr.pes at Gillierl in Senrcy County. nnd cuts to his face and body. According to reports of the accident, (he- coup?, driven by Morgan. an<| traveling West was pushin' another c;ir which had stalled. Vessel i slated that as he ap- prmrhrd the coune. lights from nnot.hcr car I raveling East blinded him and that he "ran over" the coupe before he realized it was there. Victims Pinned Under Car The impact of the collision threw the truck, which was heavily Iradcrt with weather supplies for the Frown shoe Factory here upn the Ijsck of the coupe, pin niiv : ; tlie two men in the car. Rescue workers labored for over an hour before the two men were freed, file report said. Caruthers- vtl'e's two fire trucks, two wreckers from garages here and several other trucks pulled the two vc hides apart before the men were rescued. 'A Caruthersville ambulance carried the injured men to Walls Hospital. A report from the hospital at noon today listed the condition Of the injured men as "poor". •Presidential nomination until after a Western tour to see if thri people supported his policies. He said he would make up his mind October. . Taft said criticism of the 80th Congress' work came from Com munists. the OIO. New Dealer and "modern planners who reall do not approve of Congress at al and who tbelievc in government bj the executive." "...The list of importa^;. law adopted has not been equalled b; any other Congress,'' Taft saic "We have had before us 'Jiu jol of clearing the wreckage of th' way and of the New Deal befon we can begin to build." He blamed most of the unfinish ed business on lack of coopcratiol on tiie part of the President. Forcljn Policy Criticized He accused the President of hering to what he called l.h» New Deal doctrine of "spending, spend ing. spending," and "taxing, taxing, taxing." •He accused the President of failing to keep his -promise to cooperate with the Republicans anri cited as examples his veto of Die labor and tax bills. "The labor barons anri the President Eought every reform cxcei>!. the most trivial." he said, "and they were determined there would be no labor bi 1 ! of any kind." 'The Democrats have fought just as bitterly against every effort to reduce expenses as they have against tax reduction," Taft added, His bitterest castiRntioit was reserved for the administration's foreign policy. Taft snid the formation and administration of foreign policy was a. presidential responsibility and that Congress had tried, en its pledge of cooperation, not to intCiicre. "I am not happy about "the country's foreign policy." Taft saiil. "Through the agreements made at Teheran and Yalta by President Roosevelt, and at Potsdam bv President Truman, we practically abandoned all of the ideals for which the war was fought. \Ve created an impassible situation in which freedom is suppressed throughout large sections of Europe and Asia." . achicSerhent" in "radio ' "(Vahsinlttlng and ^receiving. The Strategic Air Command inaugurate;! Its new global strategy In the use of radio. For. the first time in history the planes kept in continuous radio contact with Andrews Field Strategic Headquarters even when 7,000 miles distant. Eight planes took off from Tokyo in the mass flight. But at the The 100-clcqrcc reading here, tied a June 12 figure, to make it trie hottest day in two years in this counly... ' A »S-depree high, recorded: Wednesday, still remains the second !>l(?hesl reading of the year. This was the highest Umpcrature recorded during last year. The low 'during last nSght w<is 74 degrees, according to Robert Z. Blaylock, official weather observer. No Relief In Sight A sizzling weekend faces Arkansas residents .today. aj. th« weaih- cr~ •"bureau- predicts "fair '—-"-" : and little change in 'the pree-plus temperatures of the past few days. Prnclicnlly the entire state sweltered yesterday as the mercury soared to a seasonal high of 109 at Gilbert for the second consecutive day and reached 105 bolter in at least .seven Vista. Va.. where winds whipped around famous Natural Bridge at 60 miles per hour clip and one person was killed. The season's first tropical dls- tuitancc was beating up (lie Gulf of [Mexico with winds around 35 miles an hour and \vaa expected to hit I be Brownsville, n'cx., area during the day. One of the (B-29's winging lo Washington from Tokyo was striick, by lightning over''Western The nlythcvllle Chamber of Ciini- mcrco will continue Us ('[foils to reoigiinl/e the Coinmunlly Chest drive lo consolidate all financial campaigns held durlnjj tin; ycur In to one. It was decided yesterday at n meeting of the Hoard of Directors In Clly Hall. Thi! Community r;hesl drive now Includes eli;ht organizations which share in varying amounts funds obtained through tin-one campaign. To reduce the number of drives held here during each yenr — which usually lollow In rapid succession during Ihn Fall nnd Winter monthi — the chamber of Commerce sccki lo nieine the iinnunl campaigns of all orgiinl/.ntlon.H allowed by their charlci's lo participate In u Community Chest drive. The Chamber's directors endorsed a suggestion advanced by Harry Halnes that the Community Chest Hoard l)e set up to Include nine memlMMS serving MnjjgciTd terms ranging from one to three years. The. Hoard also anreeil unanimously that Mr. HiiUic.i he asked to continue as chairman of the Community client, this year. He has served as chairman for the past several yenrs. C nf <' Sponsors Ad Organizations now Included In the Clic.it drive are the Hoy Scnnts. Olrl Scoiils, Illythovlllc Library Association, the C.ium3 fellows, the UlyUKiVllli! nigh School hand, all 1'aient-Teachers Associations, the elementary school book fund and the .social \vellfafc To set forth the advantages of Ulylhcvllle and offer an Invitation to new Industries lo locate here. the board Is sponsnrlnR an advertisement In an Arkansas tssuo planned by the Manufacturers Record, n trade Journal. This special issue of Ihc nuifta- /.Inc Is devoted to the ndvi\ntni!C.', Arkansas offers Industry and nearly nil OhninlMM'S In Ihc slate uru Marine Transport Plant Lands in Blytheville On an Errand of Mercy 'A Marine transport plane on an errand of mercy landed at the lilythevllle Municipal Airport last ntglil on the first tfg of ft fast 11 Ip lo bring Sergl. Dick Weaver from Memphis lo the bedside of his mother, seriously ill in Kennctt, Mo. Sngc'iint Weaver -was driven from here In Kennelt by Ed Stewart niul Melvln Hiilsoll. He remained wllli her today nnd the twln-cn- Klncd Dcniglns transport flew hack to Memphis about an hour and 45 minutes after It landed here at 10 p.m. The plane was piloted by Colonel Fargo, conv.nandliiK officer of the. Marine Air Attachment at Milling Ion Navnl Air Station, near Me»>- iliis. ndonesians Fire Two Java Towns Torch Applied to Slow Dutch March On Island Capital towns having official .recorders. , u .:>.«*4.» but was undamaged. -Temperatures skidded rapidly cool air from the PaciHc Coast pushed warm air currents toward the 'Atlantic seaboard. The coldest, temperature reported was at Cadillac. Mich., where the mercury touched the freezing mark of 32 degrees. At ipcllston, Mich., thermometers hit 33 degrees rtur- IS .. Qr Ing the night otllcr ( But the Wi one stop made at Anchorage. Alas-' The weather man says that while lario. ka, one of the ships dropped out August is because of engine trouble. It're- thn " 'July sumed the flight alone at 2:11 a:m. not - ]»ove EOT today, seven hours after the flicht of seven left. For the most part of the flight, the ships encountered good weather with brisk tail winds. But over Western Canada they ran Into a severe electrical storm and one ship was struck by lightning. It was not damaged. Loneest, Fastest Mass Flight The Superfortresses soared In majestically high over the Washington monument and then circled the capital for almost 30 minutes before landing at Andrews Field. Buzzing anxiously about the big planes, which blasted Tokyo and other Japanese cities during the war, were the fast jet-propelled P- 80 shooting stars. A flight of 23 P-80's picked up the B-29's over Martinsburg. W. Va., and escorted them to Washington. The flight was the longest and fastest massed flight ever mndc by the AAP. ' ' Purpose of the flight was to train the crews in fast, long-distance operations. It was timed to coincide with Air Force Day. and nine newspaper and radio reporters were taken along on the trip. Commanding the bomber squadron was'Lt. Col. Howard F. Hugos, 32-year-old veteran of several wartime missions over Japan. Pilots and co-pllols. Included: I.t. "Weather Bureau nt Chicago said another heat wave was on the way. generally slightly cooler in 'Arkansas, this may to be true this year- due to the fact that sub-normal weather eni'jier in Julv dropped the monthly average slightly below the average. Other high temperatures yesterday were at: Port Smith with 107. Hot Springs nnd Dardanellc wlCi 1C6 and lArkadclphln, Batesvillc. Cninden and Morrilton with '10o. Pine Bluff recorded 104 while Pay- ,,, ctlevillc. Little Rock and Texnr- lls were expected throughout Eng- kann had 103, 102-degrec tempera- lanfl nnd Wales for the week ended turo was reached at Harrison, Me- •?."'>' 26 ' T ^ ts lolal Is nearly double na. and reported Polio Spread Brings Cancellation of Holidays LONDON. Aug. 1. (UPI — Continental holidays for 6.000 Tlritlsh children were cancelled today lie- cause of the spread of InfanlUe paralysis tn lirllaln. Health Minister Ancurln Bcvan said at least 300 cases of poliomye- sponsoring advertisements for thch cities. In other action, the Board voted to draw up u resolution commending the service of Miss Corn Lee Colcman, whose resignation nf ler 24 years as Mississippi county Home Demonstration Agfciit \K comes effective Auj;. 15. Mnyor E. PI. Jackson lli'csonter to the Hoard n map of the forme Arrny airfield here showing th property acquired by the felt; through a War Assets Admlnlstra tlon grant. Larger Wheat Acreage Urged For Next Year Newport, while 101 at Brinklcy and El was Do- Tornado Hits Virginia The weather went into convulsions in other parts of the United States tctiay as the mercury did a rapid turn-about after nearly breaking the top of the glass for the past few days. There .was a tornado in Buena that of the previous week 177 cases were reported. Despite the sharp rise In cases, Bevan Insisted there was no evidence that the disease was spread- Ing on epidemic lines. However, the British Medical Journal reported that for the first time Tlrlt- aln appeared to be undergoing an "American experience" of polio. Britain never before has had a large-scale Incidence of the disease. N. Y. Stocks 2:30 P SI. Stock A T * T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Prices' 156 7-8 17 1-2 .... 36 1-4 .... 00 5-8 .... 69 Chrysler . Coca Cola . Gen Electric :v7 7- S Gen Motors 60 1-2 Montgomery Ward 617-8 N Y Central 153-8 Hit Harvester .,. 89 North Am Aviation 8 Republic Steel 271- Radio 9 Socor.y Vacuum 163-4 Sludebsker 213-4 Standard of N J '.(J 3-S Texas Corp 663-8 Packard 51-4 U S Steel 13 3-1 Ernest D. Jcrnlgan, Little Flock. Ark. State Police to Enforce 55-Mile Maximum Speed on Highways WASHINGTON. Aug. 1. tVV: — The ARLlcuiturc Depardncnt today set farmers a IfHU wheat product'on goal of 75.000,000 acres, highest In history. ? • The department conceded In an official statement that the goal was too hlph for "normal peacetime conditions." Bui It said that these were not no:mnl times "because, the need for exnorls lo niecl world food conditions conllnur:> urgent." The 1048 ROHl Is larger by <!.300.000 acres than [he record-brcaK- tiig 1047 goal. Agricultural expert: said, however, that It was extremely doubtful that 1!)48 production would eo.unl this year's record crop. Actual acreage this year — 17.700. 000 acres — exceded the goal and Ihc. yield. 18.13 bushels per acre, was unusually high Tlie 1947 crop Is estimated at 1.435.55^000 bushels. IJATAVIA, Aug. 1. (UP!—Indo leslan forces put the torch lo twr central Java towns today to slow i )utch drive-on the Indonesian cap tal of .Jogjakarta. A Nclhclimds comimunlrnie sal< great Humes were leaping. Into Ihc sky over the southern i>ort of TJi atjnp and the Inland town of Pocr wakerto. A Dutch motorl/ed column by l)usscd the two towns us It cut Jayi In half ami turned toward Jog Jakarta, 7G inlles away. TJllatja was 11 potential supply base for th Dutch forces, but Indonesians wcr reported lo have smu.shcd oil stor age tanks and set them ablaze. Th Dutch also feared port Installa tlons were damaged. Other Indonesian scorched earl activities were reported at Kail wocngo, Ka.st of Scmanmg, where sugar mill was destroyed; and f Slantar, on Sumatra's East Coast, where Dutch occupying an airfield found the radio partially destroyed. Dutch Accept TJ. S. Proposal LAKE SUCCESS. N. Y.. Alia. 1. (UP)—Netherlands "gladly" accepted an American offer lo mediate the Indonesian dispute tutiay and Great Britain promptly moved to loss the cage out of the United Nations Security Council pending the outcome of the U. 8. maneuver.'"Dutch Anibassador' Eelc<T~N, Van KlerTcns told the council hlj-gov- ernment accepted Ihe American offer of Its good offices, cflectlvs when discussions show "how best those good offices can best be effcclc.l." Great Britain's Vaicntlhc p. Lawford declared tbnt "this would obviate action by the Security Council .'it this time." He nskcd delegates scrap an Australian proposal for m Immediate cease-fire order and UN Intervention in the lighting be- wccn the Dutch and Indonesians. The United States proposed, however, that the Security Council should Issue an Immediate cease-fire request to Iwth sides of the undeclared war and tell them to settle, their differences peacefully. Acting American Delegate Hc- schcl V. Johnson said the council could take such sicps without weighing the merits of the case and without "prejudice to the legal or moral rights of anybody involved." With Russia and India reported ready to Insist on strong UN Intervention In the conflict. Johnson proposed that the council avoid discussing Ihc Dutch claim that the council has no right to Interfere In the case. leign of Terror iringsBloodshed n Holy Lands , Jews in Jerusalem Attack Barracks With Bombs, Guns . JBRUS-AI.EM, Aug. 1. (UP) — A itCico armored car with guns bluing plunged Into u. Jewish funeral precession at Tel Ai/ly.today, cirhlng off a.wild melee, »'hil3 n Jerusalem four Jews attacked a j lampshlrc battalion barracks post > I'lth tombs lind guns'. • . I n'he all-Jewish city of Te! Aviv, where five Jews were killed in rioting last night, was aflame with gunllre and skirmishing. Police used machine guns and >2lubs to ircak up gangs of urchins from ;he .slum section who ran wild .in ;he. business district.. .... One Jew was killed In the attack on the Army pest In Jevusajem. A number was wounded, some seri- cnsly. when the car hurtled. Into the Jews massed for tiie funeral of their dead In the night rlot- IIIK. First aid stations reported 3$ were wounded In the sporadic outbursts during the day. The Tel Aviv bands upset 'on'e' British military vehicle, set fire to another, nnd tried to nrcak into • Barclay's Hank. ' In JiMsiiatcm, executives of the Jewish 'Agency, the National Council, chief rabbis and Jewish mayors met In an emergency meeting; They called upon all the Jews to' "intensify efforts with all their organized strength to eradicate terrorism." • ' ' ' • Itolil Anti-British Attack ,Thc underground attack on'the Hampshire battalion nost In" Jerusalem was one of the boldest of the nntl-Hritish actions. The Jews fired a 'burst, to distract the -attention of the ffuards, and the • answering fire killed one^ of L them. The others hurled qxplpslvies over. tlic r-nibed wire around the post' and tried to flee. One -was captured. A little Itvler the armored car headed straight Into the mournerft at Tel Aviv, and the trouble began. In Allenby Street. So yards from where the car flrtd Irito the browil, urchins forced /a- military vehicle to hnlt. then turned It over on Its side. The driver was injured. The passengers, Jewish workers. being driven home from an Army Camp, fled down the •street. . ...... •• .. mie ycuths then swarmed toward Barclay's'Bank on the same street. Three armored police caf's were called. They -fired shots across the bank entrance to prevent the band from entering. Police charge cd the rioters with clubs, and drove them back. •Arkansas estate here today issued inn covering five traffi Police stationed blanket warn- la,v vio- Missouri Man Joins Clothing Concern Here I*. E. GAmmetcr, formerly St. Louis, will assume his duties Monday as an associate of A. O. Hudson in the latter'? clothing and cleaning firm here. Mr. Gammeter, who graduated from the University of Missouri with a major in merchandise rcicnce. will be connected with the firm's merchandise department. A 'Navy veteran of three year's fervice, Mr. Gammetcr has cloth - ing firms ill Columbia, Mo. and St. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Gammeter are making their home here at 619 West Walnut. She is the former Miss Katharine Hudson. N. Y. Cotton KEW YORK. Aug. 1 (tTP)—Cot- ton closed easy. , open high low close Mar 3307 3316 3265 32% May 3283 3255 3221 3?2l July SI |T 3187 3U2 314 Ocl 3*0* 3*09 3350 3350 Dec 33*8 3355 3300 3300 Spots closed 35.74; down 54. latlon.s whose current frequency has given rise to an enforcement drive against violators. Listinc speeding as a top threat lo safety, the officers gave- itio- torists of this area "fair warning" that state speed limits will be sliiclly enforced. These speed limits, established by state taw. arc 5D miles an hour for trucks and 55 miles an hour for automobiles, they pointed out. The State Highway Department plans lo install additional signs statui,' Ihe allowable speeds along hish- ways. they .said. Another menace to safety, wnich increases about this lime of year, is the practice of lowing unliplit- ed traitors and farm wagons along the roads at night, the officer: stated. Many of the trailers arc equipped with only reflectors but this is not sufficient according to state law. Such' vehicles must bear rc?- uli;- tail-lights, they explained. •Numerous accidents by suddenly overtaking an unlightcd trailer on the road have been reported. The drive against such violations also includes arrest and prosecution of drivers of "one-eyed" cars —automobiles having one headlight In operation. This, too, has lonj been a cause of highway accidents. A warning also was Issued erlng the. operation of cars tearing out-state license plates by Arkansas residents. Regardless of where they are purchased, cars to be driven by Arkansas residents must, be equipped with proper license plates the day brought into tlic Germans Found Manufacturing War Materials 7JEHLIN. 'Auc. (UP)—U. state. thc_ officers ix>inled Youths who equip bicycles and similar vehicles with sirens arc violating a stole law they also pointed out. The law defines vehicles allowed to be equipped with sirens aii'l any others arc carrying them in violation of the. statute. Unpcrmittcd u.sc ol siiciv> con- fuscf traffic situations and hampers the work of agencies wnosc work requires the legal use of those warning devices. The State Police also reiterated their schedule for giving driving tests to applicants for drivers licenses. Tests are given here every Monday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The •B'.ythevlllG office of tlw State Police is on the second floor of City Hall. Tests are given in Osceoln every Friday during the same hours. The Stale Police office there Is in the Court House. Drivers tests are required of every applicant vh ohas not previously held f. drivers license or has no proof of a former license, the of ificers said. Three stale policemen are a present stationed in Blylhevill.e (They arc A. E. Chronlstcr, C. E. Montgomery and T. E. Emalley. Armv officials Inspecting two plants In the American sector discovered "war material being manufactured for a [orelgn power without sane- lion :-y the office of the military government." it was announced lo- night. Officials did not name the foreign power lor which the weapons were being made. The plants were closed and placed under protective custody. rrhc officials found stockpiles hidden to a ic.'ia inspection. They Included partially completed gyroscopic motors (or aircralt. submarines and tanks, ' wing and body parts of link Iraincrs. instruments lor use in observing the trajectories of missiles such as the V-wcapons, -SKlMnurine periscopes and other precision instruments. Crop Insurance Program for '47 To Be Curtailed WASHINGTON. Aug. I. (UP>— President Trtimnn today signed Info law a bill drastically restricting the federal crop insurance program, beginning with the 1048 crop. Under the economy bill, whea Insurance will be written In onlj 200 counties, to be selected by the secretary of agriculture. Wheat now Is Insured in 1.400 counties with Hi field open to all growers. Cotton insurance, now covering about 600 counties, will be con fined lo 56. corn to 50. flax to 51 and tobacco to 35. The new law also sets a lop limi on indemnities, basing them on par Ity prices nt the time the Insurant is written. Under present law. wher crops arc lost or damaged, the In demnities go up with the marke price. 1 he Federal Crop Insurance Boar will be Increased from three to fiv members but the secretary of agri culture cannot be a member. Crop insurance contracts tha extend beyond 1947 crops and ar not included In Ihe new set-up wi be cancelled. Rites in Brinklcy For A. C. Huddleston Sr. Funeral services for C. Huddleston Sr.. of Brinkley will be held tomorrow at the Episcopal Church in Brinklcy at 10 a.m. Plans were completed following arrival this afternoon from Colorado of his son. J. l,cHoy Huddleston of niythcville. Mr. Huddleston died Wednesday night In Brinkley. Another hiob attacked an Arr;>~ uck on (Balfour Street near tKe trauss Health ^Center, covered it ith oil seized from a passing trcct vendor and set it afire. . • Another police .squad was called D break up that demonstration. ; Shopkeepers locked up and went ome. Tiie people stayed off the nain streets, gathcrlrtg 'In alley- ;ays arid side streets to walch the ioting. Freeman's Car : ound Burned on Hear Lake Road A 1035 Chevrolet sedan belonging o a. L. Freeman of Blythevllte was fouixl burned on the Clear Lake road Ibis morning where it lad been abandoned after being? stolen from Its parking place in the :00 block on Ea:>t Main Street last night. Tlic upholstery, seats and cushions and approximately J300 worth of paint brushes were damaged by ,he blaze. Mr. Freeman s'Dted that he left Ihe keys in the. cnr when he parked It In front of the Arkansas Pain; and Wallpaper Company for a fe^f minutes. When lie returned to the parking place th? E.utomoblle vis gone. He reported the ..theft ;o the city Pollen immediately , Htt,s? he discovered the car gone, he said. Constable Arcn Undsey vesligaline the lh«rv Is lit- Fire Destroys Bennett Home in Caruthersville CARUTHERSVILut;, Mo., Aug. 1.' —The home of Mr. and Mrs. Ira Bennett was destroyed this week by fire started from an oil cook stove about 10:30 !n the morning.' All household furnishings and clothes, except what the family wore, were tost. The house was owned by George Horton. Neither the house nor the contents were Insured. : Mrs. W. H. Jones Mothc Of Mrs. F. A. White, Die Funeral services will oe held at 5:30 p.m. today in Paragould for Mis. W. H. Jones of 605 Court St., Paragould, who died yesterday afternoon st her home. She was the mother of Mrs. Floyd A. White of Blylhcville and a frequent visitor here. Mrs. Jones had been critically ill for the past six weeks. Other than Mrs. White, she Is survived by two sons, Harry Jones Auto Prices Hiked DETROIT. Aug. 1. iU.P.^—Gen- eral Motors corporation today announced a two so six per cent Increase in the list prices on Cadillac. Bulck. Oldsmobile. Pontiac and Chevrolet passenger cars and Chevrolet trucks. Weather ARKANSAS—Generally fair W- day, tonight and Saturday, little change In temperatures. Soybeans CHICAGO. f£Z bean quotations: Novcmljer 1. (UP) — Srr- Open 1UB mid John Jones, both of Piragould.' March

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