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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ^^"•^^ . . . .. . . . ,,x,i,l>, I I . , ,r , . :,-.- ^ ,. .; ,1 W i \ t I V( U I'l-l IVAWl M l.4Si( )[] 1(1 , ci!i IXmiKAN'l NMVSl'Al'KK Ut' NORTILKA ML AXKANoAS AMI SOUTHUAB'l MIBSOUHI VOL. XLIV—NO- 287 Blytheville Courier BlythevUIs Dally New» Mississippi Vnllev Leader Blythevllle Herald BI.YTHKVIU.K. ARKANSAS, MONDAY, MAKCII i, ism TWKIA'E PAGES SINGLE COPIES .FIVE CENTS tove Launched n Osceola tor $50,000 Library P* Progressive Club Members Confer With Businessmen OSCEOLA, Mar. 1.—Plans for the erection of a. new ?50,000 building to house the Mississippi County Library and club rooms of the Osceola Progressive Club were discussed at a meeting of club members and a group of Osceola businessmen in the oft ices of A. W. Young here Friday night. The plans call for the erection of m two-story building on a lot owned by the club Immediately West of the Post Office here. The County Library will occupy the first floor of the' bunding and the club rooms on the second fwor. | Mrs. John W. Eririneton. a member of the Progressive Club, outlined the plans for the building nt the meeting nnd submitted draw- Ings for the group's approval. She stated that following the completion of plans and specifications & drive will be started to raise funds for the erection of the build- Ing. Committee Appointed A three-man committee composed of A. W. Young. D. S. Lnncy and C. W. Watson was appointed to contact the Osceola City Council in an effort to obtain city backing lor the «iject, The committee will appear 'ore the Council at its next meeting. The group authorized D. S. Laney Virginian Wants SSB Benefits to Begin at Agt 60 Instead of 65 WASHINGTON. March 1. (UP) — Sen. Chapman Revercomb. R-, W. Va. ( soon will introduce legislation authorizing payment of social security benefits at age 60 instead of 65. Revercomb said lowering the RB*J limit live years would not shake "the firm financial footing" of tha social security fund "It seems to me the present agd requirement is too high," Rever comb said. "It could be lowered merely five years and give retire metlt benefits to countless thous ands who have reached the age o 60 ... and are well worn out 1 vitality and strength." County Executive Asks Re-Election Emphasis is Placed On Need for Man With experience 'Americanism Week' Poster Contest Prizes Awarded County Judge Roland Green Blytheville formally today announced that he will be a candidate for re-election in the coming Democratic primarle-s. In announcing his candidacy. Judge Green said he will run on the strength of the value of his experience as county judge to Mississippi Counlians and on the basis of ills record of service to the county. His experience in handling the varied duties of a county judge "should be worth a lot to the county," he said, County Now Free of Debl "Proper administration renuires a thorough knowledge of county ; affairs." Judge Green pointed out. j He said he pledged continuation ' of honest, efficient service. Mississippi County, Judge Green pointed out, became debt-free dur- To Comment on Southern Revolt Executive Does Say Presidential Politics "Moving Bad Effect" Ry Merrtmnn Snillli (II. I'. W'lUn House Kr|iorlrr) in —Courier New* I'lioto Shown above arc winners or (lie "Americanism Week" poster contest sponsored by the Blytheville jnnio Chamber of Commerce as part ol Us observance program during that week. I.elt. lo right In the picture «r^ I.ynwood O. llerron, seventh-guide student who won the fS first prize; Mrs. Velcia A. WlllhiRham, url mid social scicnc; teacher in junior High School; R M- Sylvester, eighth-grade Shirley Warle. seventh-grade student who won the $3 second prize; Jaycee's Americanism Committee. winner of Ihe $2 third prize, and Harold Andersun, chairman of the ing his tenure of office nnd h;> been without indebtedness for the past two years. Calendar-Clock in P. D. Foster Home Falters On Leap Year Extra Day But Quickly Recovers where administrative affairs of the I -ft f -y was lll:^t:dJ>lttlLlll£ • vslltlc nllJlliljlon «ti*c CT.IOHO ui v..~ and urged that plans'county are handled, rnd Juvenile to contact architects for specifications for the new building and voted that incorporation plans be drawn up between members of the club and representatives of the library. Miss Eula McDoilgal, county librarian, told the group that the rapid growth of the Mississippi County Library was necessitating more space _. „-- - . for the new building be upproved. Court, which tries criminal cases She stated that the library now has [ involving youths 16 years of age " and younger. Judge Green also presides over Common Pleas Court, which hears civil suits involving amounts of »1,000 or less. Presides Over Quorum Court Addel to his list of duties b. the Important function of presiding ov- sla " , er Quorum Court, made up of jus- tlons located throughout the coun-1 tj [cs Q( the peace of the county ty and additional service ottered j 3ru ) w nlch set.s the annual budget to Negro schools. She stated that| o f county expenditures and deter- if the new building is approved. | mines tax rates. Jiius making available more book i |§jace, the library would spend $3,000 for new books, of which $2.362 would be furnished by the state. An extension course In library work lor teachers of the county is The antique calendar clock in the p. D. roster home at 1MB West Main was somewhat contrary yesterday either tmcause loo many people were waiting lo see what it would do with the extra day In this lycap Year - I or because it felt the first hundred years had been hard enough. As chief executive of county «f-1 . . _^__fairs, Judge Green has charge of I Nearly 100 years old. the tricky.,, road and bridge construction and timepiece did. however, nffccl maintenance and the county penal farm near Luxora. He presides over County Court, 23,000 volumes and a circulation of 15.000 books monthly, serving all schools in the county. Libr.-ry Seeks More Volumes She told the group that the library alf present Derates lour branches and has 60 library compromise for vrhile the hand indicating tiie date jumped past, the 29th. it did not move to Mar. 1 as it wou'd have in an ordinary 36o- now In progress at the library, she said, under the sopnsorship of the University of Arkansas. The course will run for eight weeks with four hour courses being held weekly. Snyder Fears Consequences Of Tax Slash Jewish Leaders Call Meeting To Launch Drive The WASHINGTON. Mar. 1. (UPI — Treasury secretary John W. Sny- dpr today opposed tax reduction now because H involves "serious consequences" for domestic prosperity arid svorld peace. Opening the administration's fight in the Senate against Hie House-approved 56,500.000.000 in- conic tax slash. Stiydcr said it County United [ would raise prices, be of little or day year. The hand stopped, instead nn the 31st. Mr. Poster, a cotton broker, said lie knew o! no explanation for the clock's behavior yesterday un- ; less it was Just "being contrary." • In pii-st Leap Years, the clock lia.s automatically indicated Feb. 29 on Its calendar face, Mr. Poster said. The clock, which also indicates the dav and the month, wns marie by the. clockmakcr whose name still appears on clocks made today oy the Seth Thoma.s company. However, tins type of timepiece has been out of production for many years and Im.s reached the status ol si prized antique. It was purchased by Mr. Poster's grandfather, David G. Evans, jn Lincoln. 111. A mate to this clock is in the home of Abraham Lincoln in Springfield. 111., is said to have stopped at the hour and minute of tiie Civil War president's death. Mr. Evans was z. farmer and cattle raiser and a pioneer of Logan County, 111., Mr. Poster related. He was one of tiie first county officials after the founding of Logan Connty and was a client ol Lincoln's when the former president practiced law there. Texas-Oklahoma Storm Moves North And East to Bring Threat of Floods By UiiUrrt I'rew -, A vast storm center formed over Texas mid Oklahoma toduy niu] Ucgrt" moving northeasterly, iVirenInning to send tie^' Hoods across lowlands in Southwestern Revolt Ifadtot Brings Gloom For Democrats By I.yr,, C. \Yilson I (United I'rt-ss Staff" (.'urrL'S]icmildit) WASHINGTON. March 1. <UPl — Southern rebellion against President Truman's leadership spread today, causing delected congressional Democrats to fear the election already is lost. South Carolina Is today's hut spot. The Democratic Executive Committee there Ls meeting to consider means of withholding the state's electoral votes from Mr. Truman, assuming he Is nominated on a civil rights platform. Some ant;ry Demo- I crats believe the nomination should I be refused him. KKV WKST. Kin., HJ.P.) — President. Trtiiimii loilny declined dived ronv tnenl on the sprcadiiiK Southern revolt multilist, him. l>ut cunt iously crilicixed H inovn >y some Southern sink's to ithhold their elcc'Lornl vole.", nun him. On the. suliject of politics In ue.i- 'ral, Mr. Truman told reixirters at :ils first news conference- In two weeks: "The lUTsldctithtl rti'dlon year Is Intrliic n very liail rffcit nil Hi'' settlement of foreign utnl domestic affairs." llr iM-rniltlnl direct limitation nf tliat remark. '1'herc |.% a move ufoo! in VlrulnLa and Mississippi to keep Mr. Truman's nnrne oil the balliit next November unless he bucks down on lh« civil rights stand I lull- has touched off the Southern revoli. South Carolina also l.s expected In OllO'.V .Mill. Mr. Truman was li.sked speeifi- .•ally iifoonl a picniosiil by Clov. WlL- lam M. Tuck of Virginia Hull would enable a stale parly convention to withhold the Virginia vote [m president and vice president from the national pnrly raiidldale.s. Air, 'l'rnni»n rrpllrd that vvvry sUlr h»« » prrfect rlfiht I" ileclo> how to i'»rry on Us rlrrtlonn. lirn- vldeil Uiey »« 'air anil jlvft every-, hmly tint rlElit I" rxpirss his npln- lim at the polls. Then the president remarked Hint maybe Virginia wius Hying lo get back to the old system when members of the electoral college were untnstructed. Mr. Truman said that, ns he remembered history, lhat system did not work very well. The president declined comment on the Communist coup In Czechoslovakia, the Husslan move Ln Finland nnd the Palestine situation. He stuck to Ills original plans to return lo Washington Friday. He arranged to r.6 Ilslilng oil the Florida Kejs this afternoon. Vandenberg Asks Funds To Prevent Third World War By John ('. Hlerlc llnllrd Fresi SUff Cormpondent WASHINGTON, Murcli 1. (U.P.}—Senate President Ai'lliiiv II. VnndcnbcL'tf \irgcA tlifl Scnale today to approve the Kuropcnn recovery proKiiim nnd mass America's resources in ii mighty effort lu "!i»U World Wnr 111 before it starts." "It I'lin be I.ho. turning |K>int in history for 100 years to thn Rupiiblicnn foreign policy lender told the Senate debute on ihu ?5,:jOO,000,000 KRP bill. -+ "This legislation seek* peace tnd Schools Obtain Seven Buildings Kiwanians Purchase Air Base Barracks For Educational Use Little Rock Weather IJurcau for Arkansas tonight. Showers and rold- I er weather were forecast for Ihe ! Western part of Arkansas tomorrow. The storm was sweeping pondcr- | ously up the Mississippi Valley. It ' was expected lo reach Missouri nnd Suiiei'lnteiulont <if Scluxils W. H Nicholson iinnmmced today the its slunment of seven surplus building from I he nlr here lo the Bly i.hcvlllo school system, which wn pm'clm.slng them with funds givei II by the Klwiiuls Club. The buildings, although they have not been specifically assigned lo schools, will be UM'd lo augment liresenl facilities nnd In three In- Mmicro were acquired lor Ihe value o[ their equipment. Mr. Nicholson said. Funds for of thi' buildings from mi; Win- Assets Ailinlnls- Imtton In Little Rock were contributed by the Hlylhevllle Klwantans because of a desire to altl the Harrison Negro School situation, he said. An overcrowded condition ex- ,sts thcie. <!1H l« Apprrrlalnl Mr. Nicholson expressed his an- lireclnllon for the funds, not available Irom existing school revenue, and termed the Klwanls Club's contribution "a Imndsome Blft." A major problem now IIHTS the school system here, Mr. Nicholson said, because the buildings must be moved within 90 divys but, there Is not enough money In present school levi'imes to uuy the costs of moving Ilium Mid selling them \n>. The buildings Include, .the enlist- 'll nervlce club, nn eight- Ikraclurc, three URrrarfui and nte lo approach Issues of the day without bias. He named no ilium's. This comment vcsultcd from i'principal gain to Ihe school will be, realized lu the. cqiiip- Ihry contain," Mr. Nicholson Mild. "The plumbing, healing and eleo- , (luestlonlng nbout his presumed ^ r \ ctt \ [ndlitks In lour of tlifse candidacy for re-election. | Ste SCHOOLS oh I'm* 12 Mr. Tvumim bvnshcil aside the The clock was brought to Blyihe- j House and Senate Democratic by Mr. and Mrs. Foster three cloak villc 1 I ' Mississippi . _ Jewish Appeal drive seeking S15.000 no help to lower income groups and will be launched tomorrow night at | create a deficit ne I year. rooms are gloomy caverns a meeting in the recreation rooms of Temple Israel at 8 o'clock. The goal of $15.000 is tiie largest He said postponement to tax reduction "reciuires an nmisual measure o[ self-denial." but this is no years ago when they moved here these days. Four out of almost any irom Greenville, Miss. nvc Democratic constcssmeu will As unusual as its ability to keep tell you tile party is In bad shape, track of Leap Years is the clock's I Henry A. Wallace's third party Is mechanical method o( adjiistins its | blasting Democratic prospects in the ever set by the United Jewish Ap- time to lower government revenue, peal in this county. The funds ob- \ Snyder's views were contained m tained In the drive will be used for the relief, rehabilitation and. resettlement of displaced Jews in both • Europe and Palestine. Speakers at tomorrow niglil'sl f igram will be Rabbi H. Cei f! atiss of Helena and Max Moses t oc Little Rock, United Jewish Appeal I chairman for Arkansas. A tcchni- | color film. "Assignment Tel Aviv," will be shown. Harry H. Levitcli of Blytheville is chairman of the Mississippi County United Jewish Appcr.l. The nationwide drive is aimed at a goal of $2fiO.OI)0.000. Mr. Lcvilch has urged that non-Jews as well as Jews support the drive. statement to the Senate Finance Committee which opened hearings on the bill. Stiydcr was not In the capital. The first witness before the | committee was Budget Director j James E. Webb. \ I Russians Scored For Urging Other Nations to Disarm movements to compensate for the inexact length of the normal year- called the sirtcrcal year by astronomers. 'The normal-or sidereal year — is 365 days, six hours, nine minutes and nine seconds in length. Everv four years Feb'. 29 takes care 'if ! the extra six hours in lhat and j the preceeding three years. The nine minutes and nine scromis keep i piling \ip until every «0 years there j ] are not one but two rxtra day. . in I^ap Year. ! That means, girls, tlieie will be I 30 days In February i" the 5' ciU 2000. But this docs not hamper the operation of the Fosters' clock. Its tricky mechanism advances the time 1948 Red Cross Drive Launched In Missco Area The annual financial campaign conducted by the American Re.i u i itiiHuiun's «<\i n"w *..^ "--Cross in North Mississippi County ! Dally Herald called upon the Wes- LONDON. March 1. (UP)—Defense Minister A. V. Alexander ac- citscd Russia today of advocating : (ha ,' each p cu . 2!) is "ticked off." disarmament for freedom-loving consequently, four years ago tlvj countries, while keeping her own j (.h-m-e was made at 6:33 a.m. This big army "to work Its will through- ( yrar 'thc dates changed about 7:15 out the world." a.m. Alexander opened debate In the Mr Pos ter takes charge of keep- House of Commons on the govern- lt ( i JC antique timepiece wound mcnt's defense polic> "'""" -- '—"' industrial East and in California. And the solid South Is beginning to sulvaiUilc.action for talk. Virginia and MississipLil already have moved toward liohlim: out their elcrtoral votes if Mr. Truman is a civil ri'ihts prc-siticmial candl- dale. Politicians ponder events of the nast four weeks in absolute astonishment. January ended with : Democrats feeling they had at least | ati even chance to win ihis yoar. • Tilings were not rosy, but they wVn-n't black. Four weeks ago today Mr. Tinman sent his civil rights program to Congress. He askccf the lawmakers to outlaw the poll lax and lynching, to abolish discrimination in employment and forbid segroMi'l ion in interstate transportation. The South exploded in protest. A fort- nlRht later Wallace's third party won a congressional by-clcctiou in a New York Democratic stronghold. tension j reminiscent of the pre-war months of 1939 gripped Britain. London newspapers spoke freely of impending war and the Laborite got under way today with a conn- j tern democracies to try to avoid one ty quota of $11.064 as its goal. < by proposing to Russia a confcr- Of this amount. t6.475 is sched- ence of chiefs of stale. while defending proposed slash !An Easy Victory uled to be raised In Blytheville. The remaining $4,609 Is the quota assigned to outlying communities In the North half of the county. J. L. Gunn of Biytheville is campaign chairman (or North Mississippi County and L. E. Old Jr. is drive chairman for Blytheville. Lc^- Carter of Leachville Is campaign QpAlrman ' or the outlying communities. Infant is Buried Funeral services lor the Infant son of Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Hughes of Forty nnd Eight, who was dead at btrth Saturday night at his home, were conducted yesterday, 9:00 a.m., tt Forty and Eight Cemetery. Other than his parents, he is sur- Alexandcr, while defending the government's proposed slash in military expenditures, flatly rejected a communist amendment calling for a defense budget of $2,000.000. "It Is quite clear why this motion has been put down." he said. "The rexson Is Hie fiine as that which prompted Russian proposals on disarmament In the United Nations Assembly." and said that after an overhaul j T o f* Prnrfirtc several years ago it has kept time • U'« rrCRICfS perfectly. I (7ftD Will Win The clock Is about two feet m.V^Wr Tf tit TT \J\ height and the time and calendar j faces arc eight inches in diameter. It is kept in a bedroom which is completely furnished with other antiques. Like it skips the unnecded day.s in February, the clock's calendar hand also passes up the 31st in months having only 30 days. Southern Illinois by tonight or early tomorrow. Forecasters said It would overspread the Ohio River Valley by Tuesday night or Wednesday. Warmer weather throughout the Mississippi and Ohio Valleys increased the dangt-r of MouiLs. Knxl- neers 'said the rislns temperaiiircs would melt the ice on rivers and the frost in the ground, releasing billions of gallons of water into streams. Northern Wisconsin, Minnesota and (he Dakotas were dicing out of Llielr heaviest .snowfall of the year. Snowplows had bucked their way through the drifts left on main roads by Saturday's bll/./.ai'd hut ninny state roads were still blocked. Streams nnd rivers were falling at most points In the MldWcsl today but authorities feared the new storm would create mine floods during the coming week. Some of the rain laMing over Oklahoma and Kansas today wjis rx- Siectcd to aid the Winter wheat crop provided it did not push streams out of Iheir banks far enough to cause serious damage to the crops. Bus lines and railroads in the snow area reported that transportation was i [inn!])!: on schedule after the record snowfall which icfll ns much as 35 inches of snow on Ihe ground at Dlllulh, MLnn. Park, Falls. VVis.. repotted dial 25 inches of snow fell in 3fi hours. Three Minneapolis residents, including Paul C. La Jilant. 55. city park commissioner, di.'d of nvc'r- I'Xertion while shoveling snow. Two other Minnesota n-sidrnts died under similar conditiotis during the weekend storm. Most telephone and telegraph lines knocked out of -service were repaired todas' but 10 Minnesota towns were still isolated. . reituest (or a statement nbout his re-election campaign, snying thai he had been so busy lately witli lorettn and domestic problems that lie had not had much time for politics. . He blamed presidential-year pol- ilk-s iBirllciilarly for blocking Hie adnvhustratUm's housing program in Congress, lie said (he situation also made conduct ol our fori'igii nancy difficult. . 1 These nnd other matters, lie said, should have only a bipartisan approach. Other news highlights of the couIcrcncc: The President, who has ordered T uovcrnmenl investigation of recent steel price increases, said lhat those Increases convinced him more than ever of the nci-d for his antl-lnlla- lion projjriun. Silent on Soviet Ailninrra The Russians have marie no overtures lo him lor another Big Three meeting. He said his position still Is that when and if another Big Three 1 conference Is held, the site must, be Wn.sliinntoi). ! He declined lo comna-nl when a Florida reporter asked him If uc thought Sen. Claude pepper, D.. Fla would strengthen the Democratic ticket as a vice presidential candidate. Mr, Truman said he was not (lls::n.sslnv! any vh-i- presidential Jewish Agency Blamed for New Disorders M, MAi'eli I. <UP) Great Britain formally charged th Jewish Aficncy lor Palestine toda with indirect responsibility for re cent violence whicn wok a heavy loll of British lives in this country. The British administration here lushed at the Jewish agency niter one of the bloodiest single days )f the British policing of Palestine. Twenty-eight British soldiers, 23 Jews and an undetermined number ot Arabs were killed. The agency wa.s accused of failing lo live up lo a promise lo supply a "civil guard force" In Jewish niras from which British security toivrs were withdrawn. Finns Consider Soviet Request For Conferences lability for free men In « free world," he said. "It seeks them by conomic rather than military ueans. . . "It alms lo preserve the victory we thought we won In World War I. U strive* lo help stou World War III before It slurts." In eloquent and h»rd-hltllnj liiiKuaKPi Yamlenberjc lold the Seimle—»n<l the nation—thai it faced m itrcUion which might tip tbr, scales between peace and war, prosperity nnd economic chaoi. As chairman of Ihe Senate Foreign Ilclnllons Committee, he stoutly defended the concept of a 51- month self-help program for the 16 nations of Western Europe «long with a first year exjieiidlture of $5.300.000.000. He struck out at those who would .slash Ihe program, saying they threatened to slice off arbitrarily the difference between "success and still-born failure." He appealed for an appropriation that would leav> "no alibi lor failure." Smnbrrly Vandenbcrff told the Senate that th* vast spending plan wa.i only a "calculated rl*V* muclr doubly difficult by the S<i- vkt Union's "(crrat sabotage . . . .ihnckinRly rcboed by !u»me of our own ettlzen*." Hut then he confronted the Sen- nle with this challenge: '"Hie greatest nation on earth either Justifies or mil-renders Its leadership^ We must choose. Ttiere are no blueprints to guarantee re> suits." For Vandenberg, the choice wan clear. The nation, he said, must muster the strength of Its fields nd factories for A supreme effort o lift the haunting fear of w«.r and provide a "welcome beacon in ,lu v world's dink night." . Viindenbeig made these points: 1. Rejection .of ERP by Conffreas Involves a night to "far greater rtslta" and Immediate approprlatton of more billions for defense. • t. Those seeking to put ERP expenditures arc guilty of "unwitting sabotage," because "busy pencils, playing will! their decimals, can make objectivity Impossible.™ 3. "The great sflbotAge" of postwar world recovery is under f'.itt swing by the Soviets who are conspiring lo wreck the plan In-the interest of world chaos and in advancing "the cold war . . . aimed al us." 4. The 16-nfltton pledge to Rd-' vance a Self-help recovery program by mntuiil cooperation offers the U.S. its "cheapest nnd most promising peace Investment." Invalid Fatally Burned j KNOXVILLE. Tenn.. Mar. 1. <UP) —Funeral services were, planned today for Mrs. Lydia E. Bowles, 85, ati Invalid who was burned in a fire that destroyed her home yesterday. When fireman arrived ,the elderly Motorist Forfeits Bond ! On Drunk Driving Charge W. A. Ashcraft of Blytheville for| felted bond of S*6.25 ill Municipal ; Court this morning when he failed i to appear for a hearing on a charge I of driving while under the in- tlueiice of liquor. Ashcrnfl was arrc.sled Saturday n i 8n i by sheriff's Deputies Erwin j mu , s n ' nt ) Holland Aiken. In other cases this morning. Or- dcllc Baggctt forfeited a S15 bond New York Stocks CI-KVKLAND. March 1. HJPi — An "" Republican victory in the November elections today was fore- casi by Sen. Robert A. Tart. R-. O. Tile avowed presidential aspirant based his prediction on the "disruption" of the I^emocratic Par'.y by Honry A. Wallace's third narty nnd the threatened revolt of .Southern Democrats over President Truman's rivil-rlshts program. He siud tlic-se factors would weaken tlu 1 Democrats "progressively" as th? campaign advance.s. Ending a rapul-fire two-day sppaking [our in the largest city -^f his home stale last night. Taft opened his fiKht to sain all of Ohio:- Repuhlican delegates against the threat of Harold E. Stassen *lio has entered into the coming primary 2 p.m. Sfti A T ,V T Anier Tobacco Anaconda Copper Belli Steel Chrysler Gen Elecrtlt Grn Motors Montgomery Ward .. I Y Central I m Harvester .... N'orlh Am Aviation Republic Strel .... Radio Kocony Vacuum — Studcbaker Standard of N J ... Te.\:is Corp PacRanl U S Steel US 7-8 62 7-8 ] 32 3-1 1 31 1-4] 56 1-8 32 3-4 52 1-2 . 49 7-8 13 1-S . 85 1-2 10 3-8 . 25 S 1-4 . 15 5-8 . 11 1-4 . 11 1-8 . 54 4 J-2 . 69 3-4 The President Mild he could not tnrU'rU 'cZlUioiif mid" HBLS.NKI. March I. -UP) Fin- U«i- A™ ,,-op. -id oe ;-- -P o -«[ «' Mr Truman MJ'-nt a nuii-t Sun- momentous round of conferences to day he',' alu",dlr, B church services decide how to reply to a Russian in the small chapel ol the sutonw- '«tuesl lor a military alliance ine base He also spent more than President Julio K. Paaslkivi riiet nne m * .•> i premier Mauno Pekkala. together "'He lad inch with James H. Cox, wilh political and military leaders, owner ol newspapers and radLo probably to draft a prel m nary relations "n Miam , Allnnta and Day- ply to Premier Josef Stalins proton and lianlcl .1. MMioviey. viCT posal for a Soviet-Finnish pact maiden an 1 general manager ol Pekka.a was understood to have Cox' Miami milv News. recommended thai Finland agree to L,st night in a'radio adrtvcss Iran negotiate with Russia the cer rorarv White House he op- I The matter will go before pa - enr^iryn'mial' Red Cross dri e. | Mnmenl tom^rrow.^ Responsible \ appealing lor public support ot ttv: Mashed Bandits Rob Two Bankers In Street Holdup CLEVELAND. March 1. (OP) — Six hooded men In autos forced n bank ofllctal's car to the curb to- lay In a daring daylight robbery and escaped with J20.0CO In cash. John Birls, vice president ol trie Roumanian Savings and Loan Co., and Louis Fillip, Jr., 34, were the victims The two men were taking th« money, wrapped In brown paper, Trom n branch ol the Cleveland Trusl Bank. Blris said that as he left the curb tn his auto,'one of the robbers' cars pulled In ahead of him and another car left from the otl\er side of the street to help in the blockade. Four men leal>ed from tiie iirst car. all armed. Fillip said One broke the glass out of the right window of Fillip's car. stuck » blue steel automatic in the window and said: "I( you have any guns, throw 'em oni or we'll kill you." Two other men, also masked, moved on the car from the left side, leaving their auto blocking Ihe path of Fillip's car. They searched the bank officials roughly, tearing their clothing in the process. Then one ol the robbers grabbed the money package and all six fled up the street. 1D48 gnal ol $75.080.003. Weather Arknmas lorccasf. Cloudy and mild with scattered thunder showers tonight. Tuesday, cloudy with showers and colder In the West portion, i Minimum this morning—40. , Maximum yesterday—53. Minimum yesterday morning—40. Maximum Saturday—70. Kunsol today~-5:56. Sunrise tomorrow--6:2!). PieclpllKllon, <8 hours lo 1 a.m- today—none i S quarters believed the Furnish leaders were preparing today at least an outline ol a proposed answer io Moscow. Member of the foreign affairs committee of Parliament, headed by Foreign Minister Carl Enckcll. also attended the meeting called by 'Pekkala nad called the committee inlo emergency session to take up the Russian request. vlved by two brothers. I flumlng clothing. She died Cobb Funeral Horn* wa< In churgt. [ houri later. _. . . . liminary hearing for Invalid was trying to extinguish her I mons on charges of on charges of speeding and a prc- I election on the GOP ticket. Taft said the "only way we can impress" Russia is by bunding the few scene of an accfdent was continued "larsesl and best air force in the i until M»r. *• i world. J. T. Sim-1 leaving the (Trices f. o. b. Cliicajo) r-vn hrjlv low I-.30 Mar 35 ', "^ :v>3>, 3<i2b May ..... 350 3SS'.i 350 355Vib Rites for W. W. Matthew Held in Ripley, Tenn. Funeral services for W. W. Matt_ hew, age 82. who died ' yesterday, 'otav since Jan. 1—1025. 11:55 p.m. at the home of his rtaugli- leaii temperature (midway V>c- Icr. Mrs. John Taylor of Dogwood -n hlsh and low)—43.5. < RIoge Community, were conducted Normal mean for March-51.2. today, 2 o'clock, In Ripley, Ttnn. He *s survived by his wife, Mrs. Hattie Matthew and one son, Luke Henry Matthew ol Ripley, Tenn. I Cobb Funernl Home Is In charge. Mrs. A. M. Essary Dies 'n Her Home in Steefe Funeral services for Mrs. Sadie Essary. 73. who died at her home near Stecle, Mo., yesterday following a three-month Illness, will be conducted tomorrow at 2 p.m. In the Assembly ot God Church In Stecle. The Rev. H. Q. Harrison, pastor will officiate and burial will be W the Ml Zion Cemetery there. She is survived by her husband. A. M. Essary. and two brothers, Lawrence Rlncher of corlnth, Miss, and Tom Rincher of Dallas. Tex. Holt F\mcrsi\ Home 's *" charge. for March—ol.2. This Date Ijsl Year Minimum this morning—91. Prrcipitatlon, Jan. 1 to this date —3,30. New York Cotton Mar. May July Oct- Dec. open high low !:3ft 3301 3335 3301 3352 3297 3360 3287 3347 3233 3287 3233 3I7» J97S 3001 2978 3000 ;«35 MM 2*34 IMC

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