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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS lilt; DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OK NORTHKAST AUKAWK.M »MH o^,,.,.., t ...... ^ * ~ *^-' VOL, XIJV—NO. 258 Blythevllle Courier Blythevllli Dally Newi Mississippi Valley Leader Blyihevills Herald NEWSPAPER OK NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI BUYTHKVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATUKDAY, JANUARY 24, 1918 EIGHT PAGKS One-Man Control If ERP Urged by Research Agency Brooking; institution Report Submitted to Senator Vandenberg . WASHINGTON, Jan. 24. (UP)— Chairman Arthur H. Vandenbcrg of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee today made public a Brooking* institution study recommending that the European recovery program be put In tlie hands of a sinpje administrator willi wide powers and cabinet rank. Tlie recommendation, tallying closely with VaiulciiberB's own views on the controversial issue, may serve as the basis for compromising conllicting idea* on running the Marshall plan. Vandenberg asked ins committee to give close study to the nrookings report as a means of "who's going . to run the Marshall plan." The Michigan Republican urged Iiis committee to consider placing the operation or the recovery program In the hands of B single, po«cr/ul administrator with cabinet rank. Tile recommendations of the Brookiiigs Institution a private research organization. Included some of the ideas set forth on the subject by the administration. Vandenberg. and other members of Congress. _- llerter Plan In Conflict Ws^ut they conflicted with the recommendation of the .so-called Ilcrter committee in (He House which has proposed that an independent Eovernnienl corporation be set up to handle the recovery program. Former President Herbert Hoover has endorsed the general outlines of the Herter committee proposal. President Truman and Secretary of State Gcoi-ge c. Marshall have recommended a single admtntstra- tor subject to the "direction and control" of the Secretary of State. Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio, chairman or Senate Republican j poppy, Policy Committee, has suggested an independent administrator with cabinet status. Vandenberg 1ms suggested a single administrator, with the Presi- Kokodo't Speed Slowed By Ice on Mississippi In Steam-vs.-Diesel Race ST. LOUIS. Jan. 24. (UP)—The steam-powered Kokoda had to "double-trip" to buck its load of four barges against heavy Ice In the Mississippi niver today but It', opponent l n iii c Stcnm-Vcrsus- Diesel race from New Orleans to St. Louis still was 190 miles behind The diesel-engined Helena wns hit again by (he bad luck which lias dogged her all the way. Her port engine went out yesterday but she still managed to close the gap between her and the Kokoda by 12 miles, the Kokoda was only 152 miles below si. Louis but thick ice floes forced her to anchor two of her four barges, push the other two up tile river, and then return to the load she had dropped. Rivermcn said the ice was nearly solid between the Kokoda and li'-r destination here but that there was very little chance for the Helena to caich her. During a six-hour period last night the Kokoda made only 5:5 miles because of the double-tripping. 8INGLK COPIEi (CENTS Eisenhower Statement Welcomed by Truman And Republicans With Eyes on White House H>v l,)\t C. Wthon (CJnKrd I'n-M Sl»f(t'iKr«|>onilfnt) Some of them closed shop rlght+~ away, but from Oregon to New Hampshire there were Ike-for-prcs- Pauley-Stassen Feud Gets Bitter GOP Accuser Stands Firm on Charge of 'Inside Information' WASHINGTON. Jan 24. (UP)— of lhe ™ ln '' out of the presidential ident operators who still thoiiRhl primary voting In ihe few stales the general could be dratted. They I which will have contests this venr nre expected to close shop pretty j There probiibly worn be rn'ore Ihan half n down, miiybe fewer, of real soon, too, because careful reading of Eisenhower's long statement does not disclose any ciualiflcntlons warranting him In accepting a nomination now. The White House apparently was pleased by Ike's statement because it seems a lot of Democrats agreed with a tot of Republicans that the soldier with the big smile would have been a pretty sure bet to lick President vcmber. Republican , silinlflcanre, Wisconsin l.s one Qov. Thomas E. Dcwey. Harold E. Stns- seu and Clcn. Douglas MacArthur collide there on April 6. Wisconsin long has been a vttnl Mid-West political te.slins ground, victory or defeat ther,, sometimes c«n boom or bust a candidate for keeps. One of the paragraphs of Ike's Jor purtlM declined lo rommrnl on Elsenhower's refusal to run, thr word from Albany. N. Y., wns that the I>ewey crowd wns delighted. One Dewey associate went further and predicted Ike's statement would compel MacAithur to pull out In Wisconsin. Maybe so. but that could be wishful IhlnkhiR. .UacArlhur 1ms strong backing mul may give Dcwey mor t . than a little trouble In Ihe Wisconsin primary. The possibility that Ike will be kept In the rnce by supporters who Truman next No- declination might have been aim-1 refusc I" take no for an answer ts regulars generally didn't want Ike in the first place. cd ai MacAilhui: ike snld he' " ot - widely recoKnlMd here. Tlie thought soldiers should stay out o( 1 consensus Is thai ih e ncnernl snld politic-.'!. He was poison to the Dcwey. Tafl j "It Is and Stassen people. Ike would ] plained' have been tough for any of them to defeat H he really went after the GOP nomination. His departure will ivhoop up the pre-convcntlon campaign consid- eraly. Fence sitters and I-Donl- my convlcllon," hs e.x- 'that the necessary and wise siiborriliinllon of the military to civil : tallied. power will be best sws- mcl our people will have confidence that It Is I plainly as he coiild lie would not accept * presidential nomination and, of course, that he mennl It. Long years ago Calvin Oolldijc. summering in the lilnck Hills nnd running a fever of nnger ngninst llcpubllcan plans to nomlnnto ller- Know-Wlnch-^Vay-To-Jump politi- Kjcdicr coinmence mat it is so', ', :. ' , ••>'.-....».'- «^< sustained, when lilelong protesslon-1 btrl . c ' !,V?? vcr lo sllc «'''< ''"». *s- nl soldiers. In the absence or some «'"' _"„."", t-^' 11 !™ 1 "\'»» ow ' s: cians were the most confused by Ike's ixHenttrilities. He was nn un- ! office." known political quantity, but they knew he would have made a sweet obvious and overriding reason, ab- from seeking high political The political stagiest b'etwecn~Har- candidate. Now the politicians old E. Stnsscn and Edwli: w. f>n»- merely will have to choose a can- T do not choose to run In 1D38. There still are arguments nniong the old timers whether Coolld^c wns being coy for ,1 draft or renlly meant he would not run. "Choose" was an Indefinite word pecuHnr to . ley goes into round two today with the millionaire oilman set to do some phrase-listed boxing in his own defense. Chairman Homer Ferguson, R.. Mich., of the Senate Speculation Subcommittee snld Pauley would be given "every opportunity" to answer Sln.ssen's charges that he made almost $1.000.000 in commodity trading "on the basis c? inside information." Throughout his nine-hour appearance before the subcommittee yesterday, stnssen • refused to retract any of his charges. But Pau'• | ley denounced them as "n bunch 01 J i poppycock." C'ORiniiKoe Members Wrangle The special assistant to the secretary of arm v promised he would have "plenty" to say In his own dent acting in the role of "ultimate umpire" in case of any disagreement between tlie administrator and the secretary of state on basic policy The 433^, pointed by tfie Wwide'hl. _ 7 . by the senate an'd gltfcn 1 sweeping powers over the recovery program. } Powers Reserved for Marshall It also would place a large measure of authority for basic decisions In the secretary of state nnd—in line with Vandenbcrg's idea—leave lo President Truman the role ol "ultimate umpire' in event of dis-a- greerncnU between the secretary and the administrator/ Tlie report went part way in meeting Marshall's recommendation that recovery decisions affecting the nation's foreign policy be left under Marshall's "direction and control.' 1 Paul A. Porter, former OPA administrator now representing Americans for Democratic Action, told the committee thnt the Marshall plan should be accompanied by strong action over the U. S. economy, including meat rationing, some price controls and allocation powers, and continued rent control. Porter said that as far as high prices are concerned "foreign aid tends to aggravate a situation already bad." But he defended the recovery program as one necessary to meet n globnl challenge" to free governments everywhere. Former c.ov. Herbert H. Lehman of New American defense when the hearing resumed. Stasscn. a Republican presidential aspirant, was to be present ami to have a chance to question his adversary If he so desired. ~ one of the aus*>n-piutey uui ended unid «c-i "politics." ; .. .... ». 'Millard "*1 _ of Maryland—one of the' two'Democrats on the subcommittee—criticized Ferguson for conducting a "politicnl hearing" on Pauley who Is an intimate friend of President Truman. When the chairman gavelled Ihc hearing to a close at 10 p.m.. Sen. Henry c. Dworshnk. B.. Ida., was accusing Tydings and Sen. Theodore P. Green, D.. R. I., of trying to run the show. Pauley Grows Imrmllrrnl Three limes during the session Pauley leaped angrily to his feet — twice to brand Stnsscn's testimony a lie. and near the close to remark: 'T have been sitting through this whole day of testimony, and I have never seen or heard of .such a bunch of poppycock in nil my life." Pauley got his fist crnck at Stns- sen shortly after the night session got underway. He submitted 21 written questions which h e supplemented as the evening wore on. His first was whether Stasscn accused him of trading on the b; Ike added it might get so bnd . llml pollllclans would be picking military commanders with a view' (o their future political perform-1 "",' i 15 " 8 ," 1 , 1 ,) 0 ' , !K ? "! rt nnl "'"" n " y ance. clounie taiK yesterday. ., ... „ ,, , . i "I would not accept the nomlnn- doiiiB that every four years. Dewey Backers Delighted | (,(„„_» Many Eye Wisconsin Trends ] Although the actual and poten-, There cnn't be any debate about Ike's departure will lake some : Hal presidential candidate of ma-!whnt lhat means. Uidate nmong their fellow |>olltl- ' clans and they arc accuslomed lo Slander by Reds In Italy Scored U.S. Official Brands Colonization Scheme As Pure Propaganda BA«r, Italy. Jan. 24 (UP)—U. S. Ambassador James C. Dunn todny denounced as "infamous and preposterous slander" the Communist contention that Hie United Stales sought to make Italy nn American : of the magazine, was taken "before Eisenhower's statement that lie Popularity Poll Among Presidential Candidates P'jts Eisenhower on Top NEW YORK, Jan. 24. (UP) — Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower wns Ilrst and President Truman second In a Fortune Magazine poll of the popularity of possible presidential candidates released today. Eisenhower iwlled 48 per cent of the votes and Mr. Truman M per cent. Gov, Thomas E. Dewey of New York, former Gov. Harold Stasscn of Minnesota and Gen. Douglas MacArthur lied for third plnce. poll, for the February Issue 40-Unit Housing Project Planned Osceola Businessmen To Confer Tuesday On Financing Plan Osceala businessmen will meet In the High School In Osccoln Tuesday night to discuss plans for financing- a $250.000 housing project of <0 units for thai city lo relieve an acute housing situation. It was announced today by Harry Panlus. lunn's blast was the first official I would not accept a nomination for manager of thi> Osceol« Chamber of West Europe's Unification Plan Moves Forward Conference Called To Halt Spreading Of 'Iron Curtain' IIv limner .h-nlu United 1'i-rss Sliirt I'orri-spimih-ill LONDON. Jim. 24. (UPI - Tlm-c- power negotiations iihm'd at consoll- dallim the French y,om> at HIT- many with the Anglo-Amr-rlcim wines will begin Feb. n. probably at l.nnn\.stcT House In Umdon Ihi- Foreign Office suld today. The meeting on Cieimuuy ts only one of ii si-rles of swill moves designed to wold Wcslcrn Kiii-iipi. inin nu adhesive whnle uunlnst nny Iiir- Ilier WcMwnrd cn-cplni! o! Ihi' iron Cmliiln. 'Jnlck response to [ormntlon of u seven-nation economic pnct us n n\i- clr-ns of mi iiKiTi-inoiil. nmonu nil 10 Mnrsluill plan nnlUim wns Indlrnl- ed In n rilspnU-'h Irum Brussels. Ilcl R tnn I'rcmler |>aill Henri Spank said the llenelux ilii'lulnm, Nelh- orlnnds, I.uxcintxmiK> countries would accept "with great sntlslnc- llon" the Invllnlum to Join llit- Inln. France, Italy and Portugal in a new pact. Spunk said llu- Invllnllon. announced by UrltMi l-'orr-len Kecrc- tnry Emea llpvln In Commons Thursdny. "will milrnsh a powerful movement which, coupli-it wllh rcnll- /iitlun of the Mnrsluill plnn, will haslon r:uro]>ean countries' return to stability and slienuih." Some hllch still appeared, however. In the French plnn to devalue Ihc frnitc to a iiwrc i-eullslli: rnl- . Ing !si r.lU'inpts In liu-rcnse French I exports. The rirltlsh economics minister tnlkcd mini ;i u.HI. today in Purls wllh the highest French officials and was scheduled to resume cnm'tM-.vntloiifi before- rclnrllinn to l^ondon. The British fenr Unit u free mim- ey market In Frnnce, provided for In the French plnn, would endanger the value ot (lie pound sterling and disrupt Western Hm-ope's cron- omy by havlliK n depressing nllcct on their currencies. Hndlo Moscoiv, cwniiienLliiK on Kevin's speech, snld tlml the negotiations to rcoruanlw the Western Oennan /ones mill crr-nl? u u'c.vl- eru Europe nlllnnce "wcio ndoplcd behind the buck of the control council" and "will deepen Urn rift In Germany." reply to Communist attacks against I any high of [Ice. Abwfcan aid to Europe. Me spoke in ceremonies marking the arrival of the. 300th ship since I the expiration of Hie UNRRA aid I Romania Signs program. Several thousand Poit^\A/'«r II "~ workers and townspeople heard him.' YV I ill il l/flGTOfV Dunn charged tlint Leftist at- y*** / To Keep Peace tacks In the press comprised a "concerted political attack against the American government's program of aid to Italy." Excluder! BUDAPEST, Jan. 24. (UP)—Hun- nnd Romania today signed NEW YORK/Jati. 24 (UPl-Cus- 2 °- 5 ' car friendship and military ac- ioms inspectors were up to their knees In food shipment. 1 ; from Italy today. And they were up to their with | tion against any attacker., The trenty committed both government to "support and encourage all movements which aim prevent aggression and to necks with headaches that overflowed into the offices of nearby I ',',' f \", ' , n _.,„,. .... „.._,,, „ shinning brokers |J'--'.-i- ,tn oM.r me world, snipping DK».CIS. , .. Thc (WQ Kovernmi , nta , dc , ei! , n . lions reached complete accord on But Ihe mystery of the shipments—which some sources said Commerce. They s»Id_th»l thjt -Chamber of Commerce Is sponsoring the project and that Interest shown In Ihe program utmrantces Its success. The project would be financed with assistance from the Fcdcrnl Housing Administration and that an effort Is being made to orxnnlxc a J50.000 non-profit agency lo launch the project. A total of S2U.- 000 Is sought from businessmen In Osceoln snd this sum will be augmented wllh 130,000 as i grant from the federal agency. It Is proposed to use Ihe housing mills primarily for rental to war veterans, who also would be given an •secure ' oi'l'ortunlty to purchase Individual (inlt,s If they want them. Mr. Paulus said. to i resulted from Communist stories in Italy that Americans were starving— j exploded into a farce. Harry M. Dnriiing, collector of customs, said that the appraisers , t ores were "bursting" with par. eels from Italy. More than 5,000 ..-.. -. - ...„ „.. parcels arrived on two ships from of inside Information. Tlie former P n| e«no. Sicily—the McAlcstcr Vlc- Mlnnesotn governor replied firmly!' 01 ^' ancl 'he Grigorios. a Greek "I do." | ship. Much of tlie questioning that followed was on subjects already cov- York, representing the! ered stnsscn reiterated his" stand Jewish Committee, also that Patilcy's purchasing and sell- Ing of commodities was "synchron- recommended adoption of the Mar- phall plan as an alternative to the «k« of "police states— whether of ™je Left or Right." Most of the parcels u-cic consigned to tile American Shipping Company, the Italian Shipping Company and the General Shipping Company. Their records showed most of the' nll major questions." a formal announcement said. "The agreemcnl represents an important factor in Hie maintenance of peace In the Danubinn basin and the Balkans. "The delegations have dctermin- U.S.S.R. and other people's democratic countries is a guarantee ol 'heir firm alliance, peaceful development and independence." The trealy was understood tn follow the line of olhcr recent Balkan All businessmen In Osceola nre Invited to tlie meeting he snld, and nddcd thnt several advance pledges have been received lo np- j)ly on tlie 120,000 fund to be sought from Ibis group. The housing project, he said, ed Jointly that friendship with Ihe Planned along lines similar lo projects In Helena and El Dorado. A special Chamber of Commerce committee hns been set up to take the lead In lh» Osccoln project. Mr. Paulus explained. Serving on this committee arc Paber A. While, Steve agreements providing for consillla- j Ralph and j. c. Buchanan. Mnyor tion on international issues. zed" with Ihe pattern of govern- | parcels were Christmas girts con- mcnt buying. The Minnesotan also repealed his | allegation that pnulcy was one ol Coast Guard Transport Plane, Often Used by Snyder, Caught in Storm WASHINGTON. Jan. 24. (UP) — A Con.st Guard transport plane used occasionally by Secretary of Treasury Jnhn W. Snyder lias been unrcported since 8:36 a.m. today after being unable to land here' and a^ Baltimore because of a snow storm, but Uic cabinet member was not aboard. Tlie twin-engine Lockheed Lodestar, with only two or three crewmen aboard, took off Irom Newark at 6:3i a.m. lo My to Washington. the Co.isl Guam announced. It was diverted from Washington wlicre » bhndmq snow storm hns cut down visibility. The silver transport has landed at the Municipal Airport here with Secretary Snyder aboard on scvcnl occasions. He made three trips to Blythcville in this Coast Guard plane last year, the la.it ot which followed his 10-day visit ( o Br azi! Jn early August. ia group of 11 persons who profited | Barbcra, from inside information to the tune of nearly $5,000.000 since the signed to the same families who were receiving gifts from relatives n Italy before the war— the names Youth is Convicted TKX'ARKANA, Jail. 24. (Up) _ A Texas court yesterday found 19- year-old Lem F. Johnson of Red Rncr County. Tex., guilty O f mur- c.cr. The larm youth was charged in the death last Sept. 19 of Billy Joe Ward, 19, s-hUe driving an automobile under the influence of 1ntox'«nli. His penalty was assessed at three year* in tin Texas Auto License Bureau Here to Remain Open Nights All Next Weefc The Arkansas Stale Revenue Department office In City Hall here today announced that it will remain open nights until about 10 o'clock beginning Monday night and continuing through Jan. 31, the deadline for obtaining 1918 state auto, truck and trailer license plates. With only six days remaining In which to purchase the lags without penalty. W. W. Watson, head of the Revenue Department office here, estimated this morning that approximately 3500 of the 1948 tags have been sold North Mississippi car and truck drivers to date. John M. Quarles Dies HELENA. Ark., Jan. 24. (UP) — Funeral seivices were held today for 73-year-old John M. Quarles, i former state representative and senator, who died in a hospital liere Thursday. By profession Quarles was a civil engineer before his retirement several years ago. New York Cotton NEW YORK, Jan. 24. (UP) Closed strong. open high low close >r 3471 3475 3442 3471 y 3474 3480 3450 3480 y 3408 '• Oct 3145 : 3116 Glii.seppe Leo. Maggio, Martini) nnd Gorcnco appeared on waybills 30 years old and on present shipment.-;. New Cotton Council Head To Promote Wider Use Of Staple Everywhere LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Jan U i U.P.I—The new president of the National Cotton Council. Harold A Young, said todny lhat one of the principal aims of his administration will be to promote more extensive use of cotton the world over. Young was named to head the cotton council yesterday, to succeed the retiring Oscar Johnson of Scott, Miss. Young served as vice president ofi the organization since It was formed nine years ago. He Is a cotton! grower, wllh 3500 acres of land I ' the Arkansas River Valley nea Little Rock. Edward Stanley Dies Suddenly; Rites Tomorrow Funeral services for Edward B. Stanley, 68. who died at Walls Hospital yesterday ol a heart attack, will be conducted tomorrow alter- I Ben. F. Butler l.s president of the I Chamber of Commerce. lor of the First Methodist Church will officiate and burial will be in Maple Grove Cemctfry. Mr. Stanley was horn In Kentucky, but had lived in Blylhcville for the past 30 years. At the time of his death, he was employed as niRht clerk at the Ootf Hotel. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lillian Stanley. Negro V/oman'i Death Costs Railroad $3,504 A jury in a civil division of the Chlcknsawba District of Mississippi County Circuit Court yesterday awarded Cecil Thurnian. Blytheville Negro, a total of S3.504 dam- nges in the death or his wife. Vln- St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Co. shortly after the death of his wife from injuries received when she was struck by a Frisco Lines train here. Damages of S1.504 were awarded to Thurman Individually and Judgment for J2.000 was given him as ncxt-of-kln. Following disposition of this case, the court Adjourned until 9:30' Mondny morning. Defense Pact Under UN is Backed by U.S. ny it. H. SHACK rou i> Unllril I'rrss Staff Corrc*| ...... lenl WASHINGTON, Jim. ?A. (U.P) --High American officials would welcome a Western Enrripoan move to create a regional defense pact under the Untied Millions like Ihe recently signed IntcrAmiTlcaii De- Janeiro, It fense Pact of Kin de was lenrnr-d today. Some of these officials would even favor Ihe united Hlnles beinp a member of such n pud it the Western Kuroprnn counulcs wanted American participation. This was learned as the Uniled Slnlrvi covenmicnt xnvc nn unprecedented endorsement lo llrillsh Foreign Minister Ernest uevin's proposal for n "Western Uuropenn union" to combat .Soviet Sovlct- doniinnlcd Eastern lOuropc. Diplomats or nil hey countries here admitted llml the sensational nevln proposal wns a bid for Ihe West lo formally wlrnl has months— tnio two been a fnct tor many division ol thn K |obi- worlds, Ensl and Wcsl. These diplomats pointed out Hint the ;irst step in ihis ilirei'.tion wns taken Inst Summer when Western Euro i w decided (o go uhend with Ihe Marshall plnn without, It wns furthered in the UN ineel- ings In Assembly voted to go ahcnd with the "Lilllc Assembly" commission-,- Balkan nnd Korean without Russia. Hut the nig r-Vjur bust lip In London in mid-December wns the Una] blow, in the view ot those diplomat*, lhat Incident has pushed [tie Western countries toward steps that blast any foreseeable hopes tlml the "one world" roncrpt T-, ine 3423 3155 MacArthur Silent TOKYO, Jan 24 <nr>i /-,.„ Douglas MacArthur satdTo^ he | ^mced''toda^ D Eisenhower^' 1 efu" t°f"' D * tfM T11C S "°" wi " * °" c " lo »« P" 1 " preside, I h Ih'I £« , '" r " n forliic from 9 am ' "'"" 4 P.m.. Mr. president In the 1048 elections. ( Nicholson snld. and Virgil Holt. In- Weather CAII be any more Ihan a warlime hope. Thr Uniled Stntcs nlrendy has thrown the tremendous weight of Its prestige behind tin- irlca tossed out i ly Bevln that Ihc Western ?".nioprnn rounlhcs ly and miliinrilv. It would like lo .see a United States or Europo-or ot as much of Europe as possible. Realizing 1 Ruc h a possibility is far olf Ainer- M-ancs nnd Industrial Ecttl-I ued nt approximately ilOO.OOO anrt|' ca " officials would welcome anv kind of political and military pact of Western Kuropc that would weld those nations together. High School Plans Open House i Tuesday for Trades Department — tenaciously Imnjr onlo for more Ihan two years nflcr (he Seven -Degree Low Aggravates Shortage of Fuel I l HlylhovJIle Jind Mis.si.ssippi County residents experienced c I'oldc-st «! lly in years today when the temperature dropped lo n low (if seven drcKCca this morning after a maximum ol only 2.-, cIPKreeH yesterday hut there was Home jm.ni.Hfl of roliof fro,,, U lc lj. S. Weather Bureau in UUle .so cold " f ° m ' nMl f01 ' toi " om>w was partly cloudy and "not 'I'lie Uniled l>ie.« rejKjrled that Ihe luillon )?; experiencing Its worst cold wave in (he smson ivlilcli liii.i lllsrilpll'd lllllUMll-y n,|,l l)|- nUR ||t misery KI communities snltcrlng Irom | iii-l short ages. '['In: ck-alli toll due to the Intense cold nnd flivs. which wcie a direct result ol the cold, has pusscil (hu 100-iniirk [in (hp mitlon during the Blylhevllli, l tie) dealers Here exerting every ellort to .stretch scanty supplies ol fuel oil nnd buliinc to r.ri'p MillcrinR ui n minimum In [lie homes wMeh wens ciniRht wllh llm- II i-<l supplies when one »f the cIly'B longest cold .spells hll umi Iliiucrcd. riliiubers. busy [or the past week ii-piil-lug broken wntei 1 pipes and Iliawlns li'0/.i-n lines. I'Jcimk'nci'd a new Hood in calls liiilny when the li-miirruliire dipped ono degree under yesti'iduy's low. Ycsti'rday's maxiinum reading of K di'jiriTS. live ilciirci'S colllcV than I lie 1111:11.1 of .'10 tlcKi-ec.s recorded on .Inn. H mill ID, kept iH'iitlng avmll- iincT-s iiimmig lull blast In home.s where iiir) wji;i iiviiilaUle. liiiliistrlrs Slilll Ihinn In North Tin: unusually lunx cold spell Is HltKi'nviiiiii); Die situation which enrller brought Chnmlier of Commerce ni-tlon, and 11 request from Mnyor !•',. I!. Jiiekjton for biuliie.u lirins nnd housotmldcrs gcueiiLlly to conserve llit'l. SiboiilK II IV.' Furl John Mnye.s, Mlsskslppl County supL'j-vi.sor ol schools, said today Hint he believes thut nil schools In the county have adequate supplies ol lm-1 nnd thnt nulr.-.s the sllun- tlon become.i worse limn It wns this mornlnt; all rinnl schools will re.suniL 1 class \voik Moiulny. Most of the schools are hent<:d wllh conl. Snpcrinlcnileni ol Blytheville School.i W. II. Nicholson unnonuc- ed Hint school buses hauling chll- dren Irom Die oullylng nrciw of the niylhevtlle district mlglit not opc-rnlu' Momlny unless Ihe Ice la off of the hlNhwnys to insure safe opi-jalion of bu.se.s. Consiileraljln Improvrmcnt wa-s noli:;l ycsli-iday and today on the principal lliorouiihluic.i svltb nmcll or the Ice gone Irom paved roads where the Iralllc WILS heavy, but slippery Hjjots, pnrticularly on city strcel-s, kept molorisl.s on the alert. Olficials nt Ihe County Wellan: l^ciini tiiicni thl.-i morning rcjioi'ted no nlnriuitiR incrensc in Ihe nnm- lier ot calls for n.^sislancp Irom persons in destitute clrcuui.sliuiees, nnd fi".v ol liic culls, It was indicated, could be attributed to the extremely cold weather. linked Press new.t repents from other allies ncro.sa tin: nation liidi- cnlcd that Ihe "core" ol the cold spell wns moving Knstwnrd mid .SoiLlivA'nid. spiciKiitig out along the Atlantic Coast and into Dixieland like n gluckr. More than ICO.OCO automobile workers viero lolil to stfty home from work Moudny as tlic Michigan Consolidated Ons Company cut olf snp- ;>iJcs to all jnnjor :;iiiiuifjictiiret.s In Lhr: IX-trnll area until Tuesday. All gas-using Indiustrics at Evans- vjlle. Inti.. were linked l» shut doivn Krc \VKATI MIR en 1'ajc 8. Plan Sanctioned To Seize Foods Stern Steps Decreed To Meet Crisis in Parti of Germany FflANKFURT. Jan. 24 (UP) — Hnvnrla's 1.000.000 - man strike against Germnn food condllloru ended on schedule today as officials prepared to Inventory all food in both the Hrltlsh and American zones and seize surplus hoards. Provision for (he food Inventory and seizure of surpluses wns cbn- nlucd tn two laws pusscd by the bl/onnl economics council on de- mnml of hulustrla! workers hi both Mine.-, highlighted by the Bavar- liin 24-hatir strike yesterday ot 1 (11)0,000 lo '2,000,000 workers. Tin- Inventory will be carried out Irom hoti.so to house and [arm to [nrm. Cafes, rostnurant-i, gro- rerle,, mul oilier places handling loo<l will be Included. Those who refuse to cooperate will be liable to Ilirfe years In Jnll surf a Jio.000 (hie. Householders will be renulred to list only those roods they have on hnnd sufllclcnt for mor» than » ^H-ilny iwrlod. 'file seizure provisions corns under the second part, of the law. 'mis granl.s premiums lo farmers who exceed their production quotas but nlso permits officials to seize food stores or livestock If quotas ar» produced but not actually delivered. Tlie food laws were oppased bf Communlsls on Ihe bizonal council, who nre expected by other a rnnn, to attempt to sabotage recovery of the Western zones by Minister-President «»n» of .Dfivarla. Eliard made p. radio address scrtliijr that the measures • itnii8crou.s" mid that they bordefi*' "on Iho Impossible." He lnslsti!4' thill tlic otily way to snlve tlie food problem wns for the United Statei to Mil]) more food Into Germany. Both British and American 'officials have slnlcd flatly that present allied Imports, plus Germnn production If It M collected, are sufficient to guarantee the German ration and that the problem now Is one for th e Germans Ihemsehet to solve. 3426 3484 3160 3130 JI25 3131 3125 ' today— none. i«nchin««d. Arkansas forecast: Partly cloudi and continued cold tonight. Not sc cold Sunday. Minimum this morning—7. Maximum yasterday—25. Sunset today—5:30. Sunrise tomorrow—7:13. Precipitation, 24 hiurs to 7 ».m ; structor. and other members oi the department will conduct visitors on a tour through the plant. "Our shop is one of the most mod- so ern In tlie state," Mr. Holt stated, [ "and we want the public lo see what i we have lo offer students In the | way of trades and Industrial education. The shop is equipped with some of th« best machinery that can be had and is the largest In this ai er.." EQulenwnt Mad m UM ihop I* »»1- sonic oMtjinu.sed. Mr. Holt staled. | Bus Skids 100 Yards On Icy Pavement in Georgia; Four Injured rhe Trades nnd Industrial Education courses became a regular pnrt of the school's curriculum only this year when Mr, Holt came here as Instructor. It was pointed out. Mr. Hull is n graduate of Ihe University of Arkansas and holds a Bachelor of Science In Industrial education degree. The shop Is equipped wllh a large number of varying wood nnd metal working machines and power tools >nd arc welding equipment. The tradei program Is partly supported by the Ihe : Arvel Lane Dies In Little Rock After Long Illness i i Arvel I,nne of Ulytheville, who lor the past rour ycnr.s had been 111 in H Little Rock Hospital died yesterday morninn nt the hospital.. He «-n:; S-I. I-'imcrnl services will be conducted by the Kt'v. P. H. Jcrniignn. pastor Banking Board To Petition for Bank in Manila Tlie Suite Banking Board will consider an application for a state bnnk charter from the Merchants nnd Planters Bank of Manila at a meeting in Little Rock next week, probably Wednesday. B. A. Lynch of Hlythoville. chairman of Ihe board, disclosed today. The bonrd will also consider a similar application from the Leslie State Bnnk In Leslie, Ark., at the meeting, Mr. Lynch said. The Manila Institution will re- plncc l?ie •Merchants and Planters exchange which Is now serving that town and which will be liquidated if the bank charter is granted. The application called for the Manila banking firm to begin operation with capital of $50.000 and surplus of $10.000. G. E. Snider, of MnnlU. who Is president ot the Mcrc.'innls and Planters Exchange, would be named president of the new bank and Rilcy Jones, also of of the Calvary Baptist Chuich. to- Mr "'ila r would be vice-president and the Cobb I cashier. The board of directors listed on the application includes Kendall morrnw allornoon, 4:30 at Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be ai the Eimwood Ccmrlcry. Mr. Lane was born in Blylhevillfi nnd lived here until he . Berry ol Blylhcville, R. J. McKtn- .-, stricl:- j lion, E. c. Fleeman and Max H. had hccn engaged In Isaac, 1 ; o: Manila. en ill. He InrmiiiK. Hr l.s survived by one sister, Mrs. W . , . I). Vnslblndcr of Bljthevillc, and Co//ege to Offer Two o,n brothers, noyd Tomlinson. and \ Exten si On Courses Here Hcrinnii Uir.e o! Illylheville. Elmo j I.mie of Tallillnh, Ln.. nnd Johnny j Lnnc ol Urcenvillc. Miss. Arkansas Bar Association Plans Annual Meeting LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. Jan. 24 (UP! —The Arkansas- Bar Association will hold its 50th annual convention In HOT Springs next June 10. II and 12. Thr rlatc and place were chosen at a nicetlni; of the executive com- ATLANTA. Cin.. Jnll. 24. i irp>.~ ( mMff ]m 'c yesterday A Greyhound Rome. Ga., to yards aim overturned highway ten miles n today and four pnssengers were route from skidded loo on an icy cs north of here Injured. None of the Injured a .14 .v:iid to be in serious condition. Eight other passengers on Ihe bus were shaken up but wesped without it government under ' scratch. cs *nd George Bar- j Thr bus driver. Paul Ezcll, ot I L*farett«, o»» wa» not hurt. Scheduled as Ihe principal .tpeak- cr Is Tappan Gregory ol Chicago, president of Ihe American Bar A.sso- clallon. The first dny will be devoted to the lax and Junior sections of the ns-soclation. The final two days will be Riven over lo regular business. Clerland P. Patten of Little Rock wns appointed acting- secretary- treasurer to fill Ihe vacancy left by the ic.signatton of Terrell Marshall 1 of Little Rocfc. Extension courses in psychology and European history are being offered to all Mississippi County school teachers and World War II veterans with classes to be held each Monday nlghl at the Blytheville High School, It was announced today by County School Supervisor John Mayes. The courses nre being offered by the Arkansas State College tn Jonesboro. Mr. Mayes stated, and the first class will be held Monday night at 7 o'clock. The classes will run for R period of 12 weeks and thos» completing the courses will be nl- lowed full college credits. Miss Winnie V. Turner, supervisor of the Blytlievilie elementary schools has been approved by the College as instructor for the courses, he said. These courses will have tha same status «s any extension courss given by th« college. The courses will cover upplled psychology »nd European history sine* ttli, IM *kl<L

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