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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NISWSE>AI>EU OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLIV—NO. 155 Blythevlllc Dully News Blytheville Courier Blythevlllc Hcrnld Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEV1LUO, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, SKI'TKMHKU 2S, I'M?,' SINGLE COPIES PIVK CENTS Secretary of UN Pleads for Unity Among Nations Suspicion, Bickering Certain to Bring On World War III By R. H. SHACKFORD United Press Staff Correspondent |y problem o UNITED NATIONS HALL prices high. Flushing, N. Y., Sept. 23 (U.P.)—UN Secrohiry General Trygvc Lie warned the great powers today that continuation of their disunity and suspicion of each other will wreck the United Nations and lead to war. In 8 solemn address closing general dehale at the UN assembly. IJc appealed to the great powers—especially the United States ami the Soviet Union—to abandon their diplomatic war and "show a willingness to compromise." "Without such a will, without cooperation and agreement, let me emphasize that no mechanism for tho maintenance of international peace nnd security, however, perfect, can be effective, he said. Lie said that it a'ns "impossible" and "intolerable" to think that the differences so flagrantly displayed here during the last week between the U. S. and the USSR should be allowed to lead to another war. AH nations want to prevent another war, but he added ominously: "The greatest difficulty lies in the fact that the (Treat powers susp«it each other or each otherV intentions. "It is fear which Is the preat danger. Fear breeds hate and hate breads clanger." •Acknowledging the different civilizations, ideas and interests in the world, 'Lie warned that the nations must strive to live and work together in peace despite such differences. Lies' address was a rebuttal to a week of speeches studded with bitter charges and countercharges, and many references to the possibilities of another war. Reminding the Rrcat powers that it was their initiative in the first place which created the United Nations, Lie called upon them to work constantly to jnoderat-j their differences and to prevent the splitting of the world into blocs. Lie's speech, moderate nnd frank, was in sharp contrast to the vi*- operative tone of those. member.>nn- tions which preceded him. It contained a sharp indirect rebuke to British Delegate Hector McNeil who yesterday tossed big power unity aside and casually characterized that unity as only "nostalgic nonsense or dangerous dishonesty." The keynote of Lie's appeal was that just as Mg power unity won the war, so it is equally mandatory to maintain that unity to preserve the peace and prevent another war. Lie's speech was that of a solemn nonpiirtisan in the current .struggle for power—the warning of 11 msti whose duty it is to watch the trends Sec SUSPICION on Page 3 Housewives, Hit by High Prices, Serve on Jury Investigating Living Cost CHICAGO, Sept. 23. (UP) — A federal grand jury summoned representatives of the nation's Dig Fo'.ir meat packers — Wilson. Armour Swllt and Cudnhy— today to tell why meat prices nrc so high. It called the first of 42 meat industry officials subpoenaed in tho government's investigation to determine whether a conspiracy exists to force meat prices upwards. The packing executives nnd em- ployes faced a critical audience. The ?3 grand jurors Included u housewives who themselves laced the daily problem of feeding families with iriccs high. The grand j'.iry was impannelled by Federal Judge John P. Barnes yesterday, shortly after the arrival of John P. Bonnet, nee anti-trust man of the Justice Department. Lake Pontchartrain Overflows Grain and Food Problem Studied President Takes Time To Get Data on Needs In U.S. and Abroad BY GRANT DiLLMAN (United f*ress Stuff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, Sept. 23. (UP) — President Truman was reported lo- day Lo be consicterimj ihrec ixwslWc answers to the urgent problems of high prices at home and hunger abroad. His final decision, it \vi\s snid, will also determine whether Congress is recalled in special session to provide emergency -stop-yap aid to Western Europe and how much—if any— Americans will be asked to pull i:i their own belts. The aHenuitivc.s. which were outlined to Mr. Truman yesterday by his cabinet food committee, were said to include: 1. No emergency action but a sharp reduction, in United States grain exports. This would have the effect of reducing inflationary influence. 1 ? on American prices but might jeopardize this country's foreign policy. 2. A lesser c;ut in grain exports coupled with an all-out voluntary rationing plan aimed at providing the additional grain. 'Many of the ' President's top advisors were said to-favor this approach to the problem a,s a middle course. 3. An effort to match last year's record breaking exports ol 567.CCO.- 300 bushels of grain. This would mean an involuntary conservation nrogrart^jeguiring a special session of CofigfcSs- to provide the necessary authority. Few Expect Special Session The last course apparently is out. Mast top officials seem to agree. ;hat by the time an effective con- rol program could be put into oper- itton, it would be too late. Agriculture Department experts said the problem is lo get Americans to siop insisting on choice meat, dairy nnd poultry products. As lon^ See HUNGER on Page 3 Waves EYOIU Lake Poulclv.ulrnin wash over n city street \\\ New Orleans as luc hurrlcnno pnssed through. Tiiis particular road intersection is about one tmnvlci 1 of a nUlc from the lake shore, Muny beautiful homes, lining the hike shore, wore damaged heavily us high witters covered the ground-Moors. (NKA, • TELKPaOTOi. Turns Cotton Exhibit Display at Fair to Emphasize "Field to Consumer" Theme Work was nearlng completion to- ' 1947 ' to Be Full of Extremes Fall came In with a bang todqy that parred tile mercury to a whiter like low of 42 degrees during last night and lefl no one in doubt of the new season's arrival. With the official arrival of Fall today, Blytbcvllle resident.", were having a hard time remembering on n mammoth cotton exhibit; what the scorching 100-plu.s tern-. Chest X-Rays Made for 220 In Clinic Here A total of 22!) school employees and other citizens ol North Mississippi County have attended the free chest x-ray clinic being held at the County Health Unit lierc. i was announced at noon today by Mrs. C. a. Redman, of lhc Tubcr- Missco Pastors Meet in Osceola To Plan Activities OSOEOLA. Sept. 23 At a meeting of the Mississippi County Min- isteral -Alliance yesterday morning at the First Christian Church in Osceola. several committee positions were filled. The Rev. W. V. Woniack, pastor of the First Methodist church at Os- ceoln. was acting chairman and :iiade appointments. Committees arc made up of tlu; following: The Rev. E. Brown. culosts Association. Tlie .special clinic being held lor the benefit of county school employees, she said, but other citizens arc being x-rayed upon request. However, she pointed out thai school employees will be given priority nt the clinic and will be .x-rayed ahead of citizens who arc not employed by county school systems. The clinic will close at 3:30 Ihis afternoon. A similar clinic was held in Osceola yesterday for school employees in South Mississippi County and a total of 350 x-rays was made Mrs. Redman stated. A mobile x-ray unit furnished by the State Health Department is taking the pictures, and n state- employed technician is in charge of th clinic assisted by members of the FTAs of the county who arc serving ns clerks. The unit will return to Mississippi County in November when a larger- clinic will be held, Mrs Redman slated. Missco Citizens Slow To Quality as Electors With le.ss than a \vcck left before the Oct. 1 deadline for purchasing poll tax receipts, fewer than one- hal! o! the potential voters in Mississippi County today have qualified to vote in next scar's elections. ncporls from the Sheriffs and Collector's Offices here and in Oo- icola showed that of the approximately 12.000 who qualified as voter,s in the county last year, 3,590 had obtained poll tax receipts by noou today. With sales at Ihe halfway mark, (lie olfice here reported payments of the tax as "about as usual" for this date while the Osccota olfice said business was "fclo'A." Both appeared resigned to the facl that the average voter waits uniil the last minute to obtain his poll tax receipt. the Rev. R. S. Baird. bath of Bly- thevilte. inul David Stafford of Dell. radio committee; the Rev. Har^y T. Kidd of Ulythcvillc. the Rev. II. L. Still ol Osceola. tlic Rev. A. F. Munscy of Wilson, the Rev. Martin A. Bierbaum of Manila and the Itcv. Ray L. McL;slcr of Yarbro and Promised Land, handbills and r.ew.s- papeni. Also, the Rev. Allen D. Stewart of BIylhcvlllc. the Uev. Curtis Downs cf Dell, the Rev. C. S. Womnck ol KcLscr and tlie Rev. C. J. Rusliins of Manila, mailing; the Rev. Mr. Baird. the Rev. A. B. Hill of Luxora. the Rev. H. L«. Robison of Cios- nell and Half Moon and tl;e Ilnv. Charles Lewis of Ltjxora, visual aid. The next meeting will be held Dec. 1 at noon at the First Mclho- disl Church in Luxora. Two Mobile Health Units To Operate at Fair When the Northeast Arkansas District Fair opens here tomorrow, two mobile units, two booths and a sound truck of the State Health Department will be on hand ot the fairgrounds lo give blood tests in Die dcpartmenl'.s current, venereal disease survey. The survey utiias, which hove bees working in North Mississippi County the past week, will be at the fairgrounds for all five days of the set up by the Junior Chamber of Commerce for the Northeast Arkansas District Fair which opens at Walker Park fairgrounds tomorrow. • After the fair closes Sunday, the exhibit will be held over and will be opened to visitors to the Eighth National Colton Picking Contest here Oct. 2. Located in the Main ExMBit, Building, the exhibit will show the many processes Ihe Mid-Soulh's ^lapls crop undergoes in its travels from the fleld to the consumer. The metnmorphisis of cotlon from boll to finished garmcnl will be shown In one pprlion of the display while the transformation of seed nnd hulls iiito the numerous ucjs. of cottori .will -b9 portrayed in another. The exhibit will occupy lintf the length of the exhibit building and is located along the North wall. Miniature Gin Erected Centerpiece of the exhibit will be an electrically operated miniature gin which will actually gin cotton as visitors to the display look on. Bales of cotton and first nnd second lintcrs will also form ttic center of the exhibit. Behind them is a large sign carrying the "Field to Consumer" theme of the exhibit and listing the four categories of cotton iiFC-wcaritie ttppearel. industrial cotton, household cotlon and cottonseed products. Bolts of vari-colored cloth, col- ton bags, dresses and other garments made from tlic bags are Mi»\vn in the display. Samples of cottonseed flour, crude and rclined cotton oil. margarine, soap and other by-products of cotton also win be shown. One feature of the display w/il be a collapsible boat made of cotton plnslic by lhc Link aviation device firm. Made in several parUs. [lie Ixjal is first assembled and Ibcn covered willi a waterproofed cotton covering. To Show Wrinkle-Proof Clolh Also on display will be samples of the new wrinkle-resistant cotton cloth perfected last month bv the Dan River Mills of Danville. Va. Numerous bolts of cotton cloth were furnished by Ibc Avondale Mills of Sylacauga. Ala. Exhibit Committee Chairman Ben [jointures of early this month felt like. Yesterday's temperatures also stood at a low ijoiul for lhc season as Ihe best the thcrmomclcr hero could do was a cool "high" of 70 degrees, according to Robert E. Blnylock. olficial weather observer. Both readings were the lowest in I heir respective categories since July 22, n chill Summer dny which remains in second place. On that Western Europe Asks Large Loan $22 Billions Needed For Rehabilitation by 16 War-Torn Nations By .IOSKVH W..(iR!G<Ji (United IVrss Staff C-orrcsixindeiil) PARIS, Sept. 23. (UP) — All official courier or tlie 10-imtioii Furopt'an Economic Conpcrutlon Coiuinlttco wns flylnu across the Athinllc totlny vvltli it ccrtidcil copy of Hip Mnrslmll iilnn for tlic Unll- ctt Stntes government. The price la^ on It, so fur as the U. B. Congress Is oonrnmctt <vus $15,810,010,000. Other nations In the Western Hemisphere were nsk- t em pcru t HITS from n ecl lo pill llierc wns up $5,870,00<),00i> uiut $660,000.000 Item for high of 79.degrees lo a low of 51. September, 1047, has now surpassed the snme month last year in regard to readings at both ends of the thermometer. Lowest tempern- the occupation of Germany utiti ' . The U. S. of that. Altogether, the would pny bill attached to , Die Marshall plun would be $'22,- turc recorded last September .was j 440.000.000. If It succeeded, Europe 4a degrees. might attutn a prosperity and year n?o I^Br™ of_,coouenUian It has ncvei TS- /J ?Ulown. this moii'lh 'was U2 "degrees. The'.'*" 10 *"- 'Foreign Minister Conn' mcrcurv earlv this month soared Onrio Sforzn _ or TUily .snld whci to lG3-degrec highs twice. Slavs Seize Soldiers in Trieste Area Floridans Facing Threat of Second Storm in a Week High Pressure Area Serves as Barrier To New Hurricane MIAMI, f'.a., Sept. 23. (DPI — A Iropiciil storm, lhc second to attack Florida in n week, hovered OUT the mouth ol Tampa Hi\y today, j;ulinii|! slrcnvth lo run ihrnniUi hlsli prc.s- surc harriers Impeding Its northeasterly course across the .slntc to the All-mlli! Const. The 'Miami Weallier Hurcau Miid that at II) a.m. EST, MIK lilow had COUK! to a "virtual slamlMIII." as It vent Us powi'r against lil];h pressure ureas moving in from Atlantic stiiti-.'i. However, then- was some luovement norllieuslcily at about six miles ]xr hour. GO-Mllc Winds Itcitorli'd Strongest winds were ol UO mile velocity, reported ul Ksmont Key. near Tampa, nmi tile bureau suld that barometer readings indicated the blow was inking an new power. Thoui;li still not of hurricane pro- poi'ilons, the storm was mlRbly enough to pla.v huvoc with the slate's valuable ellnrs crop once It broke case from Iliii .ilnlum.ile. In anllc- imllon of Ms coiilluucd movcmt'ul, torm warnings were hoisted on the Atlantic Const North to Charleston. i. C , and from Cedary Kay lo Apa- uchlcoln <«\ the, Qvtlf. The weather bureau warned Unit laromctcr readings would drop to he danger scale from Hie Tampa nroa northwnrd over Apalachi Uay. All other areas where warnings were displayed were cautioned agaln.u roug squalls nnd pile winds. Ciale ulnds and heavy rains but- lclcd Gulf cities from ' Fort Myers o Tiiinim nnd nt Lakeland nnd Sar- isoln, but no diiinauc wns rcpnrtc'd. As Florldn braced Its wnary .vciilhcr dofeni-.es lor another sturni. llsastor relief work speeded for ilonn ix'tuRcos In Mississippi nnd Louisiana. l>ealll Toll Croirs President Tniiiinn ordered the federal Works Agency to innku -vatlnble all government - owned iiirplns property to idlevlalc the suf- i-rlnn of ihi! storm victims. Al llu ;innc time, lhc Hed Cross nllocated ,'OW,003 to help hurricane victims n Florida, Louisiana and Mlssl.s:il|>- ,)l nnd established relief headfiuar -crs nt West Palm Beach, New Or eans and Oullpbi'l. Mlsw. And even as the rleh South Flrji da farm-bolt wa.t pumincltd "b;. from the new storm, the U Truman Orders FWA Assistance For Storm Areas WASHINGTON, Sept. 23. (UP) — President Tnmutii today directed Mil). Clcn. Phillip FlcinliiK, Federal Works lulnilnlslrfttor, lo make sin Immediate survey of the hurricane diiimiKC In I he South. I'lemiiiK Is now In Wyoming. The President ordered htm to leave 1m- mi'dlately for the hurricane area which Include!) Mississippi, Ixnilsl- HIIII and Florida. The While House said Klemlim will be responsible for coordinating stnU: and federal relief activities. The President remiestcd Fleming to report to htm as quickly as POH Kli'mlntj's oflkc said Jnler that he would ily from Wyoming to New Orleans. arriving in ttie Louisiana rlty lotilKhl. Price of Grain Climbing Again Saturation Point Near for Buyers as Living Costs Soar Wy Jlnltrrt Vrrxt Wheat nnd com prices went ilglicr tcitny as Hie nation walch- •d for sl|(us of. While House nc- lon lo curb tlie • rising cost of 1,-ird was u;> 20 to 39 points In TRIESTE, Sept. 23. (UP) — The U. S. and British military eo\'ern- mciit of Trieste today demanded the release of three American sol- dh'.s who Yugoslav troops seized yesterday nt gunpoint. OH the provisional border of Trieste. So lav. inn Yugoslav Army hnt\ noi answered. The Americans were parl of a five-man patrol led by IJcut. William Van Alien of East Oranpc. N. J. They met a Yugoslav ciet-achmcnt along lhc border near the lown nf Monte Coslc. While. ^-ith the Slav soldiers suddenly covered him 'with their guns. Van Alien, Pfc. Earl Honrick, Jr.. Arlington, Va.. and Pfc. Grant, Meyer, Etigely. S. D.. were taken away as prisoners. Tiic two oilier American soldiers. tile eoopciatloii committee tlrst.L3. AKricultUfc Dcpurttucnt drew ui met two-and-a-half months ago J a $25,000,000 balance sheet on los'iei thai if Ihe Marshall plan failed. 1 'rom the hurrlcnni: Insl week, In- Europe would be easl back Into j :ludiii8 5,003,000 boxes of grapufni; the dark ages. l.ind 2000,003 boxes of orniiKcs. Courier Hies to W»sliinr.iuii I In the Cllllf states an nccurnli The official courier was Walter [check of the dcnd allll liad not bee: Klrkwood or the British foreign of-'miidc allhoiiBh scores lifted as mlsi wurc turning up ciich hour. I3u! Heel Cross and Coast, Ouard official;. listed 2S iiersons dead in the area between Occ^an City, Miss., IUHI Uay HI. Loui-i with 703 injured— a number from snakebites— lv,w- b;cn truiitcd In the region. and butter and verc sllglitly higher. prices Tlie price of wlient toso sharp- y In <ipt!iilng trailing on ttif. Kanmi: City and' Chicago exchange- \m\ then subsided slightly. Whcai allied ns much us « 1-2 cents a nishel In early trading, .1. O. McCllnloek, president ot he Chicago IJdard of Trnde, snld •liiTBcnlnllvcs (if tlie board niir" f the Kansns Clly and Mlutui- ipolls grain exchanges would nine Viday lit Washington with Aijrl- utlnre Department officials t: :llscnss Die waring grain prices. Al Washington, Hep. Tliomas J •ane, D., Mnss., urged u spt-clr :sslon ol Congress to Impede prlc inlrols nl' dlslrlbutor-wbolesale "/els. He snld further delay wouli live mlllionK of American fam- 'es "exposed to an economic hur ricane." Clov. DwlKht II. Green of Illl lols said tn a speech, at Swamp .'Ott. Mass,, that Inflation colili > curbed with rc.strlclloiiB on th port market and reduction I e'cral I axes. _ . ... -. • _' Current expenditures for iicce. 1 : ilics, ho said, have Jumped. Iro, I to 93 per cent of the con Gates Will Open Fomorrow for s . ; !%• IV 1 *•*•*• '• Big District fair; Array of Exhibits , v Assembled Her* for ' ;•, , Four-Day Exposition * Finishing touches on hum-/,! emus exhibits and other-last '. minute preparations were be- » : inj? miirte today at Walker';,! Park Kairgrounds to ready j the Northeast Arkansas Dis- ; trict Fair for its official opening nt 0 o'clock tomorrow morning. Members of organizations and cornmunltlc.i having exhibits nt this' Fair were busy last night, Working on their Ijooths nnd displays and * the Main Exhibit Buildhifji was a beehive of activity. ' Lights in other fairgrounds bulld- gs Indicated last mlnuto iirep.iri- ions of crop and live-stock cxhl- >its also worn being made. At the Kast end ol the park. sitimlrd about the new concrete midway constructed thi« Sunmcr, Ktlllnif up ol Fiddler'* United Shows, this jor's carnival, wa,s ncnrl) 1 curnpletc. Other new construction al the 'alriiroutxls this Summer Includes lew quonset-type buildings to house Ivcslcck exhibits and displays set up by Neuro exhibitors. This will be the flrjl t'lme lii hrce years, since the bid structure burned, that, a buildjng will be ivallnble for Negro displays. The area In front of the Rrrinrl- land nlso has been concreted and >U drives In the park have been ovcrcd with asphalt to keep dowii !nsl. , ' ..'..,'.• A new woman 1 .') lounge has been ullt in the grahdsland 'structure cm- tile Pair Association pHlce.""". Judging In the National Rabbit' Sjhiiw and the Swine Department will b«!;ln tomorrow.. F!«f cattle *'ill hr judged Thursday morning and dairy cattle that afternoon. - , This will i)C the first year thal- ils aninml event .will bo called" he Northeast Arkansas D:»rlct ^alr and it will be known 'ns that tercnjter. The Fair will last until C p.m. 3imdny. Income and threaten It the saturation point. - I lice. He took off on Trans-World I Air Lines "Star of Lisbon" and I was .scheduled to arrive in New- York after noon today. Tlic document was In a plain, while canvas bag tn the luggage compartment of the plane. A diplomatic .scnl was the only Indl- cation of its Importance. Klrk- wod will first take It to the Brll.- Lsh embassy In Washington, which will deliver it to the strilc Department. The Unnixi Nations Economic Commission for Europe was at work In Oenevn. Switzerland, today on n priority .system lor Ku- ropcan commodities. When Brl- tulti nnd Prnnce first, issued Invlta von Atten was talkinj i tions fur n mcethiK of the ecouo- Yugoslav officers. Yugo- mlc (Marshall pian) committee, tho Henderson su Fair. James Few. a representative of the department. Mid todny th.it casdy Btid gum will be given awnj at the fairgrounds lo all who undergo the tests. lhat the National fc. Edison Lciihart, -SDulbbury. Conn., and pfc. George Perry. Fort Thomas. Ky.. reported to f.oir headquarters that the- Yugoslavs look Van Attcn, Ucndrick nnd Meyer into Hie town of Goriano under guard. Cotton Council and the Cotton Tex-, The Yugoslavs have been caplur- ilc Institute had cooperated lo n ! inl ? American .soldiers regularly :real extent in providing malerlal «"« lllc end of the war. In the 'or llic exhibit I InKt rasc before this, Lieut, .lolin Several Blvtheville firms also arc 1 a D >' (;1 ' ol ChicaKO and Cpl. Willie liding in setting up the exhibit and • Smith of Waycross. Ua.. were hnld will display articles of cotton that .hey handle as merchandise, Mr. Henderson said. Olhcr members of the Jayccc exhibit committee include Roland Bishop, O. B. Grecr. O. E. Ilobison. Rouse Harp, Foy Etchicson. Bill Wyatl, Leon Oenning and Ted IIou- New York Stocks 2:30 P.M. STOCKS A T ,t T Ainer Tobacco Anaconda fjoppcv Chrysler Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Ccntrnl Int Harvester North Am Aviation Republic Steel 158 7-8 73 1-2 37 1-2 58 7-8 36 5-8 S8 1-4 56 3-8 11 7-3 84 3-8 8 26 5-8 B 10 Push Button Plane Spans Atlantic Sans Incident ERIZE NORTON, England. Sept. 23. (U.P.)—The first men in history to fly the Atlantic with ;i push-button pilot that lifted their U. S. Air Forces C-5i transport off the ground, steered it 2.400 miles and then landed it without f» bobble, planned today to let their mechanical tiler take them back home. .. Rodio Socony Vacuum Studcbakcr . .. Standard of N J 71 1-2 Texas Corp 55 3-a Packard -13-4 U S Steel 70 3 Soybeans CHICAGO, Sept. 23. (UP)—Soy bean quotations: Nov. ive weeks by the Yugoslavs in .rison and half-starved. Missco Areas May Get Better Phone Service LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. Sept. 23 tUP)—Southwestern Bell Telephone Company today was preparing nafcc n thorough survey ol rural .clcphonc service in West Mi:i = ippi County, following an order ;ucd late yesterday by tlic Arkansas Public Service Commission. A report on the survey, lo be mad^ tlie areas known as the Dell Millii;an Ridf.e. Crews Literal and Keiscr areas, is to be .submitted lo the commission ai. an early date. The order resulted trom the Bell Company's application for approval of rates in the first three arca.s in September. 1946. Its request a Miort time liter for determent of action on the application pending negotiations with the E A. Ritter and Company of Marked Tree, and tho. receipt of complaints by the Commission. The complaints, beginning in May tins year, alleged that customers were being deprived ot ser- Orleans Parish, which include. 1 New OI-ICHIU, reported a dcalh lol of 11. However. Ihe tablet! Louisiana seaport city was menaced by Jamjer of typlioie! as 1111 alterma'.h DI the hurrlciine and four lintmmi- /atlon centers were set up and DDT ^itw.s began spraying the Gulf Coast to prevent wide-spread outbreak ol disease. P' ECB wanted to be the body that would direct tlic working of the proposed plan. Since Russia boycotted the plan and kept its sntcllites away and the Rusians and satellites have » voice In the BCE, thiil was ir,;- loslble. Tiic ECU'S priority .sys'cin would afcct the non-communist lations In lhc Mnrslmll plnn. '.ml the KCE's work wild not ovcrlni> that of the 16 nations. R. Glicr:on. of the secretariat, said. He .said all decisions taken by the KCB on priority would l>e tnkm with the consent of representatives of nations In the Marshall plan. Therefore, lie argued, llierc uouid be no clash. Street Dance to Precede Cotton Picking Contest Arrangements for the free .street (lance to lie held here Uic night of Oct. 1 in connection with the Eighth Nnllonal Cotton Picking Contest, the following day were announced coday by tlie Roosters Club, nil org.tnlzrillon ol the Junior Chaml)cr of Commerce. The "Tcnnessecaiis," from l,he state of the same name, will provide the music lor tin: event. The dance will be^in at fi p.m and last until 1 am. U will be held on Hailroad Ktvect. between Walnut Street anil Chicknsawba Avenue. This will be the first year that (nlcrUiiiimc.nl on Hie night preceding the coUon picking contest has been scheduled. Two Polio Cases, First in Missco For '47, Reported Two CHRCS o[ j)olio. Mississip Con lily's first for the yrnr, were rc- lorle:! today. One c»:iC \vti.s reported by Mrs. Annnbcll U. I-MI, county lenlth iiur.se for North Mississippi CniiiUy <ind one wn.s tejwitcd from \TemphLs where the child l.i being treated. nmes Unvld Lind.scy. 22-month)ld son of Mr. and Mrs. Earntvst ,inri,snyof Rosrbind wns Inken lo the IsoV.Hlon vrnrtl ol the University Hcspitnl in Lilllc Rack for observation yesterday. Mrs. Till -said. Tho child wns Klrtckcn Simdiiy. Tlcne' Jnnc" Ileloto, eiRht-mnnth- old iTnuphtcr of Mr. and Mrs. K. R. Bclotc of tile Veterans Housing Quarters hrre, was confined to the Isolation Hospital In Memphis yes- lerdfiy when an examination i e- veakd the child WHS slrlckcn with the disease. Mr. Uelote is a member of the Courier NCA.S advertising stntl. A total of six polio cases wns reported in MtMiissippi County last yiNir. Mrs. Kill Filled. HLRB Counsel Sues to Stop AFL Boycott WASHINGTON, Sept. 23. fUPI — The office of the NLHB genera' •omisel announced today it is seeking lo enjoin AFIj carpenters from 'ondiictliiB ' n secondary boycoll against a Chaltnnooga, Tenn., store —the first such action imder the Taft-Hiirlley act. . . . Tlic petition for injunction war (lied last night in U..8. district court In Chattanooga.' Loco! 74 oj the United Brotherhood of Carpenters (AFL) and UK business agent. Jack Henderson, wero Hccused of conduet- liiB n secondary boycott ot WaUon't Specialty Store. The store has formally charger the loeal with conducting a secondary boycott—an unfair labor practice under the Tnfl-tlarlley net. The Injunction seeks to restrain the union from .such practices until the Nnllonn! Lnlmr Relations Fioard cai adjudicate tlic case. 150 in Osceola Attend Sales Lecture Series OSCEOLA. Ark.. Sept. 23. — V, C. House, New York, retail sale consultant, last night prescnlci Ihe first In n wrlcs of Ihrec sale; lectures to Osceola salc.sj>coplc nnc employers. Approximately 160 persons at tended tlie lecture, entitled "Cai You Imagine It" The second third lectures will be given Oct 8 nnd 9. Tiic Chamber of Commerce hen sent, 197 Identification cards t< salespeople enrolling In the Icclur series. Petkov Hanged And O.S. files Sterh Protest SOFIA. Bulgaria, Sept. 23. (UP) —The Bulgarian government •»!!- oimccd lodny It had hanged Nlko- Pctkov, 'the opposition. leader hose execulion the United States- ad .said would jeopardize the e.s- bllslmienl of representative, dem- :ratlc government In Bulgaria. Petkov was executed at midnight londny. a communique Usued two ours Inter by the government of ommunlst Premier Georgl Dimit- ov s-ild. It related that he was exe- utcd before the Sofia district pro- ecutor after a special commission 'om the ministry of Jiistlce. had eported there was no ground for ommutallon. V. S. ProlmU WASHINGTON, Sept_2?. CUP) — he United States charged today :mt the execution ol Nikola Petkov i Bulgaria demonstrates that tho Bulgarian government Is atlempt- ng lo establish -i ''totalitArlniv form if government." The State Department,said In n, 'ntetncnt that Pettov's"conviction f conspiracy on grounds of altempu 113 to overthrow the government lid his execution early today was i "travesty on justice." The statement said: "'Hie timing nnd conduct of the rial and its relationship'to other repressive measures undertaken by iulgnrian authorities make It abundantly clear that the trial consti- utecl but one of a series of measures undertaken by the Corrunun- sl-doniinalcd fatherland front government to remove from the -Bulgarian .scene all save a purely nom- nal opposition and to consolidate, despite Its professions to the con- rnry. n totalitarian form of govern- ncnt." Check is Delivered A check for $1.000 from lhc insurance policy of her husband, a city employe, was delivered today to Mrs. Lcnora Henry, 200 West Kentucky, by Mayor E. R. Jackson. Her husband, Jesse B. Henry, was connected with the City Eti- 322 1 March 322b »k» because of a 'side agreement" (jinecring Department for the past Mwecr. B^il and the HiUei compa- ' 20 years. Mr. Henry, died here Sept. High Low Ctoit'Br- 7. Tlie money came'from Insurance 324 321 HI'-! .. fcpresentatives of both companies carried jointly by the city and Its 324 324 JJto I *ppt»ied al yeslcriiay's hearing. {employes. Two Drivers Arrested Following Auto Accident Fender and bumper damage resulted from two collisions on Blytheville streets yc.sterday and as a rcMilt ol one, two men were arrested on charges o[ rccklcis driving. w. L. Oldhom of Dell and Koy Little of Dlythe.villc were l»th chargixl -.vitli rccklets driving after cars driven by them collided about 5:15 p.m. al the intersection of Main and 16th streets. No one was injured. A hearing will probably be held Thrsdny. In the other accident, cars driven by J. \V. Carr of Dell and Her- .scliel Dean of Blylhevllle collided at the intersection of Broadway and i Drunken Driving Charge. Bring Fine, Forfeited Bone W. S. Davit, pleaded guilty to a charge of driving while under til 1 influence of intcxicatlng liquor an 1 was fined $25 and costs in Muni cipal Court yesterday. Cletus Hurl son forfeited a $3525 bond on th same charge. Andrew Cox cnleret n pica of ttnUly to a charge of r less driving and the case was con tinned until Thursday. Weather ARKANSAS — Fair and slight: , warmer in north portions today an Chickoiawba about 4:30 p.m. No one tonight. Cooler in 'North portion was hurl and no airesls were made. Wednesday. Publisher Appointed WASHINGTON. Sept. 23. (UP) — President Truman today appoints Gordon Gray, Winston -Salem, N. C publisher, as assistant Army secre lary. Cotton Futures Decline For Sixth Straight Day Oh Market in New York NEW YORK, Sept. 23. (UP) — Cotlon futures finished on the down side for lhc sixth session In a row today, turning reactionary after a firm start under renewed hedging against expanding new crop giu- nings. F.illure of grains to hold early advances, the sharp reversal in securities, and a pause in mill buying interest overturned advances after the market rose nearly $1 a bile. * Tlic government weekly crop summary said cotton is in mostly good to very good condition, except In some ctry areas or Oklahoma. Arkansas and Northwest Texas. The hurricane caused much damage to open cotton In the Middle Oulf «rea, especially In Louisiana, where 90 psr cent ol the crop was opened, and CO per cent picked. . N. Y. Cotton 3199 3133 Mar. . May . July . Oct. . Dec 3I3S SpoU elose 3l7i 3183 31&2 3107 3111 3138 30*5 3W« 3CT5 3036 XM 31TJ »m 31JS 314* 310& 3106 down ». •

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