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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWb TKK DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OK NOlmiXMT ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLIV—NO. 160 Biythevllle Dally News BlythevlUe Courier BlylhevlUe Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, SKPTKMHKK 29, 1047 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Fair Attendance Tops All Records For District Event Saturday's 19,500 Visitors Swells Total To More Than 43,000 tales Consultant o Deliver First .ecture Tonight The first of A scries o( three snles 'dures will be presented by E, C, louse, New York retail stiles con- ultant, at 8 o'clock tonight In tlie llytheville High Scliool Auditorium. The hour-long lecture Is entitled Can You Imagine It?" After toppling previous attendance records, the Northeast Arkansas District Pair came to a close last night as Walker Park fair- S-round £«lc.s closed on what was termed by Fair officials and visitors as one of tile best expositions licltl here. A record-bre'iking crowd of ap- prrxiiimlety 19.500 persons, swarmed the faugrounds Saturday to sc' Ji')l only the top atendatico figure lor the live-clay Fair but also the peak number to visit the exposition on any day in the memory of Pair officials. A trowel of approximately 5.WJ visitor.-; eluriiig the Fair's final clnj ycalcrd'iy boosted the total five clay aUcnelancc figure to an estimated 43,503. said to foe a new rcc- ov< At[ aUendrcncc liyures were computed on the basis of gate recciplr and Eidjttsted to account for youngsters under 10 years of age who were admitted free and the number of school-age visitors present Fri day. the annual "Kids' Day." Attendance at the 1917 Fiir rx- I'cvikd lhal «f lasl year's event hy about 5.0UO. fair officials slid. And it was about duuble the attendance at the last pre-war Fair, lliry reported. Robert E. Blaylock. secretary o the Mississippi County Fair As sociation, reiterated today that thi jenr's exposition was entirely "night Pair." Attendance during th day v:as suinll. he said, and the majority of the visitors came ft night. The weatherman cooperated all live days of the Fair, bringln cool, clear clays and no rain. Tem ].cultures stayed in the 70's and CD's throughout the Fair's five-day run. Kxlnbits Draw Praise The exhibits set np in the Main Exhibit Building drew much favorable comment and Fair officials ami visitors alike agreed that the. displays were among the best ever presentee! at a Fair here. Approximately S10.0CO was.award- ed nr. premiums to winners in the numerous phases of exhibit and animal judging at the Fair Entries . were submitted .from ^throughout* Northeast Arkansas "find Southeast Mi;;souri and some came from even Hn'ther points. Entries in cotton dress and needlework exhibits were received Arkansas Legion IhiefSpeakstiere Membership Drive Given Emphasis at 5th District Meeting Leonard Moody of Maiianna. clc- mtmenl commandcL 1 for Arkan,as. addressed nearly 20!) L;ginn- laircs from the 21 posts of the American Legion's Fifth District at convention in the Legion Hut lerc yesterday. Taking his theme from Ihc current membership drive, Commander Moody told the group that "the American-Legion is one of the best, nsurance investment:; in the world. And had the United Slates kepi it* premiums paid following World War I Ihere would not have been a second warld conflict." He urged lhal each of Ihe A posts renew efforts in obtaining quotas in the membership drive pointing out that only through a strong membership can the Legion reach its many goals. He also reviewed the Legion's work in the child welfare activities quoting a report from the National convention thai rated the Arkansas department's child welfare work as the best in the nation and asked the group's support, in continuinn this work. Following Com in a n d c r -Moody't address, Bert I'rcsson, the depart ment adjutant discussed the mern bership campaign with the grout giving up to date figures on thj driver Placement Officer Speaks And immediately preceding Mr. Mopdy's talk, Ben Worlcy of Ihc United States Employment Service In Little Rock discussed veteran;, employment with the Legionnaires. Joe L. Hearne of Little Rock veterans' service officer for Aikansas and a former Filth District commander, gave a short talk on the 1 benefits or the GI Bill of Rights. A, resolution that each post of the district, appoiitt a committee to work" "with the U. S. Employment Service in the respective towns for the purpose of aiding veterans in obtaining jobs was adopted. In the absence of District Cam- Water Company Seeks New Rate For Blytheville Increase is Asked To Enable Utility to Make Maximum Profits The Ulythevlllc Water Company today Hied application with the Arkansas Department of Public Utilities seeking authority to increase Vales ^here lo maintain the company's maximum allowable earning "lased on its investment In the water ilinil and distribution system. The minimum charge will remain lie .same. Bernard Allen, manager, :aid and for 60 per cenl of Ihc unity's customers there litllc r no change in the monthly hills The minimum rale will continue it Sl.2T> per month for the flrsl 2,000 gallons of water used, but Increase from^SS to 30 cents per 1.000 gallons Is sought for consump- ion above 2.000 gallons monthly By HARHAHA BUNDSCHl) United Prmi SUfV Currrspondfnt NEW YORK. Kept, 29. .(U.P.)—Last we*k the United Press asked Mrs. Jessie Torri, whose family Income Is average for the nation, to keep an account of her food purchases for one week for the Information of the rest of the nation's consumers. The grocery bill for the family of five took »3fl.itt of the -50 l.oul.s Torri earned as a moving truck'driver. Ills weekly pay check* range from $45 (which was (he average American Income in 1M6) to »10. Tho family had ment six nights* , and fish the seventh. Dinners also o Close During laycee Contest Eighth Annual Cotton Picking Event to Get Under Way Thursday MerchantsTruman May Call ^M^^ '* ^fftttt Congress to Get Aid to Europeans iixl not greater limn 10,000 gallons home Included one vegetable potaloes and dessert, usually frull. For breakfast lliey had fruit, buttered toast and milk or coffee. "It's cheaper than doctor .bills," Mrs. Torrl said. 'Hie Ton-Is—Jessie, 32: !/)Uls. -40; Robert. 10; Honald, 6, and Arlenc. 20 months — pay $25 rent for a four-room Greenwich village «- parlment. Clas and electric bills come to $10 a month. The week's share of Ihose bills, added to the food expenditure, leaves just $3.87 for clothing, sa^.- lups and other expenses. 'Hie gro- cei^y accounts include 'l\)rrl's anti the two boys' lunches away from Iroin Caruthcrs, Calif., lo Lexington, Ky. Fair officials today were winding np llic last of the necessary bookkeeping and. compiling final ILsls of winners, tile remainder of which are expected to be announced this afternoon. The new rate, if grnntod. also will increase the charge from 15 cents lo 20 cents per 1,000 gallons ot water used in excess of 10.000 :a.llons but not greater than 100,000 in any one month. A 12-cent rate proposed for water In excess of 100.000 gallons up to 500.000 gallons, monthly and a 10-cent rate for water in excess of 500.000 a month, l.urcer Consumers Hit The present rate is 15 cents for consumption in excess ol 100,000 callous monthly, "and six Blytheville customers in the list of large users of water would get a lower rate under the proposed new schedule. The company Is seeking the new rale In order, to be able to realize a maximum return of six per cent Interest n its investment in Blylhe- villc. The present rate was floured on an investment of $409,000. This investment was increased $124,00( his year by reason ol improvements and an additional $100,000 cxpcndl- luro is planned, Mr. Allen said. Completion of a new standpipe In the western part of will mean a slop loward a reduction-In fire insurance rates In Biythevjlle and eventually the city should be given a Ejixth Class rating for computing insurant* premiums. The city now is In the Seventh. Class and the change in rating must be made by the Arkansas -Fire Prevention Bureau. - - - ' • Mr. A!lcu ;,..•<! Jlijit-ilie eoitfpnnV on the basis of present rales fell a $5 splurge for the entire family on Sunday night supiHir at ti Saint's Day street 'CKtlvnl. The bill was less limn the week before. Mrs. Torn said, lor three reasons. Torri WEIS tipped In eggs and apples on two out-of-town obs. He did most of the meat shopping at a low price markc^ oo far far from home for Mi'^j Torri to [>atroni/e regularly. Mr-l. Torrl said she also cut her expense^ considerably by following . the Ne 1 ^ York city department of markets' dally lists of good buys and low- eott i«ceipes. Here's that Mrs. Tori i bought and what she paid for It: Meat: 1 Ib. chopped beef; 2 Ibs beefsteak; Si 1 .; Itxs. pot roust; 3 lb.i. Umb roast; 1 Ib. frank furUu-s; 1 Ib. sandwich meal; I can tuna fish; 1 Ib. fllel of flounder; ',', Ib, fowl- -48.11. Vegetables:- 21 Ibs. potatoes; 1 Ib. sttiiiK beans; 1 bunch carroLM 1 CMin corn; 1 con pens; 3 Ibs. to- maloes; 1 head lettuce; oul';'is; parsley — $2.01. l-Yult: 1 cam grapefruit sections; I can pineapple juice; 2 ib.s. Uana- nas; 2 cans mixed fruit Juice; 1 can frull cocktail; grains — $1.45 Desserts: 2 pltgs. chocolate pudding; 1 pkg. Jello—.34. Milk: 30 quarts at .21-W.30 ,'Bread: 14 loaves — t'i.n. Baby food: 21 Jars al .03—tl.GB Staples: butter, $1,; 2 ll>s. coffee »81; 1 cloz. eggs. $.71; olive oil $.35; 2'/i Ibs. sugar, $.24; pepper (.18. Lunches: Louis Torrl, $- r >; Robert »1.25; Honald. »l. Sunday night supper: $r>. Bomb Blast Kills Ten in Palestine Police Headquarters In Haifa Wrecked; Stern Gang Blamed JERUSALEM, S3|)t. • 29. (U.P.) — Hie Jewish underground blew up 'he;, fixe-slory Haifa Police Head- nia'rcer.s building loday, killing 10 iritons and Arabs and wnuurilng i4 persons in the worst blast to vrack Palestine since , the . {ClnK David Hotel bombing 14 months "go.. ... R«s|>onsible quarters attributed he . explosion to the filern Jdr the seizure of* ttic 'refugee' hip Decile Saturday and ciepor- ition 01 the 450 Jewish imml- Col- mander J. M. Cleveland, of Blythc- yiilc. J. F. Dobbins, district vice- commander, presided over the meet- Ing. R. B. Stout, commander of Dnd Cason Post 24 here opene dthc con- 42 Arrestecl On Charges of Drunkenness The new rate, he said, would increase the earnings this year to S550 in excess of the. maximum return allowed by the state rate-making agency for public utilities. The ex vention, and C. A. Cunningham, ot [cess earnings must be refunded to Blytheville delivered ing address. the welcom- Light Rain Falls Causing Delay In Cotton Harvest A total of 42 persons were lined or forfeited bonds amounting to a total of mure than $350 in Municipal Courl liiis morning on charges of public drunkenness. Of tlicKc. seven were assessed Dues of 510 und costs, one was fined $15 and costs and 34 forfcilcd bonds of I $20.25 when they chose not to appear in court. Jones OonzDlcs forfcilcd a $35.25 bond in court this morning on a charge of driving while under the influence of liquor. Three persons forfeited $33.25 bonds on charges of obscenity and a fourth was fined $23 nnd costs on a pica of guilty to the same charge. Pending good Iwhavior, $10 of this fine was suspended. .•A -lujht but steady rain which began tailing in mid-morning today, ended a fair and cool weekend and put a stop to cotton picking activities in this area. The rain, which farmers sought in vain a month come at this lime as It brings a costly delay in picking not only during the rainfall itself but also while wet cotton is drying. Over the weekend, the mercury went no higher than a peak read- ng of 78 degrees, which was the nigh recorded both Saturday anti yesterday. Lowest tcmpcralurc durini; .'as! night was 51 degrees while the mercury went to a low of 56 tlc- ;rccs during Saturday nielli, ac- the consumers. Exchanges Act to Curb Speculation By United IVci-s President Truman met with c:)i- KrcsMoiiHl leaders today to discuss high prices as the his grain exchanges took action which the will help curb ago. is not Wcl- government hopes speculation. The Chicago. Lc panto Man Arrested In Theft of Automobile Andrew Vest of Lopanto toda> is belli" held by authorities thereon car theft charges following . arrest Saturday in Manila. Vest, who was returned to Lc- panln yesterday, was arrested about C p.. in. Saturday, less thar. three honrse after he reportedly .side a 1SM7 Dodge sedan lieloiiging to MISA Myrllc C. Kcn?on of .Marked Tree. He was arrested by cording to nobcrl E. Blayloci:, official weather observer., . . Marshal Lcc Baker of r,t;uc Policeman A. E. Chronicler and City Manila. Vest took the car in Marked Tree about 3:30 Saturday afternoon and drove it to' Lcpanlo bc- fnre coming to Manila, officers :-aid Mr. Uakcr spoiled tile car on a Manila street and both officers nabbed Vest as he slarlcd to drive. off. The ar was empty when spotted but tile officers rc- movr<i distributor wires and waited for Vest to appear. Stale Policeman chronistcr said is a former convict on parole. State WCTU to Meet Oct. 7 in Jonesboro JONESBOIIO, Ark., Sept. 29. (UP) —The animal convention of the Arkansas Women's Christian Temperance Union will be held here Oel. 7-9. Antoinette Anthony, president of Ihc Jonesboro unit, Is In charge of arrangements. Texan, Former BlytheyHIc Man, To Be Buried Here Funeral services \vill be held tomorrow at 10 a.m. at Holt Funor;:! Home Chapel for Leon J. Spain ot Houston, Tcxxs. formerly of Blytheville. who died suddenly Fi-iday night in Houston. He was 57. Tho Rev. L. C. Tiamscy, pastor of the Assembly of God ChurtSi. will | officiate. 'Burial will be at Maple | Grove Cemetery. Mr. Spain was born in Blyihrvilic and lived hero until 27 year^ r.:^o. ] when he moved to Houston, where :ic owned a business concern. He wa.s a veteran of.World War T. a member of the Odd Fellows Lod.^e, a Mason and a Shriner. He is survived by two .sister.;, ATrs. Owen McKay ol Blytheville and Mrs. Sarilda Bradley of Cottonwood, Calif., and a brother. J. E. Spain of Blythevillc. Dead in the greatest blast of )>ttle-scarred Haifa's history were hree British police, four Arab po- ice. two Arab civilians, one of hem a 16-year-old boy, and an inlclenlified person who was blown 1 bits. The dynamiters drive a truck up o the security fence aronrid the 'olice Headquarters BUilding on :lng's Way. A make-shift crane of 2-foot, iron bars hefted the barrel onlaining the explosives from tlie nick and over Ihe fence- Released, he barrel rolled against the bullring, where it exploded a little later. < .The blast wrecked the building, •enl. fragments of shattered glass (lying lor hundreds of yards, And shook the whole city of Haifa. Shops along King's Way were wrecked, and plundering cost the ihcpkee(>ers more than $1,000,003, according to car(y esllmale.4. LeveeAssessment Upheld by Courts Arkansas Tribunal Rules Against Protest By Landowner LITTLE HOCK, Ark.. Sept. 2J. (UP)—The Arkansas Supreme. Court today upheld Pulnskl Circuit Court in overruling landowners' protests that benefit assessments In Pulaski Dralnago District No. 2 were Invalid because the method of assessing .was unfair, arbitrary and discriminatory. The .landowners, headed by Ben 'Lessenberry, contended that 1 benefit UKessments made to- obtain Oo In local participation furids 'in the construction of »1,200,OOO Arkansas River levee Included both general and special benefits contrary to stale law. Lower court testimony revealed that the district commissioners selected Oscar McCasklll and A. L. Woolen to. assist In arriving dl appropriate assessments. The two men used assessment rolls, of state and coipity and decided to levy a general assessment of 21 per cent of the total valuation of 11,090.112.This general benefit would provide $230,956 of the needed $300,000. The commissioners .proposed to raise the additional money, by "special assessments" on lowlands effected most by floods. In ,nffirmlng : the lower courl Judgment. Chief Justice Orlltln Smith"snid "it Is not an nrnltrnr) method of ascertaining the, nmounl of benefits to assume thut they wli accrue in proportion to llic aclun' vajue of the properly." Accuse Cuban Sportsman As Smuggler of Arms MIAMI. Pla.. Sepl. 2fi. (Up)—The U. S. Marshal here said today tint Manolo Caslro, Cuban national sports director, had been arrested on a U. S. Treasure Department warrant charging him with rums smuggling from this country into Cuba. Kansas Oily n Minneapolis exchanges set up sliding scale which would Incie.ise margin requirements five cents a bushel every time grain prices in crease 10 cents over last Salurd:\.''s close. The action was far short of tin government's request lhat margh requirements — down payments — be doubled 1 to :«-|i3 per cent of [In lotal selling price, but sovcrnmcn :-ources hoped it would tend ti steady the martlet. Since grain I nn important key tn the nation' economy, grain 'prices eventuall :ifleet the prices of almost .nl commodities. Meanwhile President Trumai held a conference with admlnistra lion advisors and congressional lenders of bolh parties lo decide whether a special session of Congress will he necessary to cope with the problems of emergency aid to Europe and high prices at home. In olher price developments: Procter and Gamble Soap Co.. Cincinnati. O.. announced an increase of 10 per cent in the price of all soap products, but, reduced the price of Crisco vegetable shortening three per cent. A spokesman for the meat Industry predicted that New Yorkers would Ire back lo $1 a ]X>und beef belorc Ihc week is out. In Atlanla. Ga.. a large grocery chain announced a decrease in the price of butter from !)5 lo 89 cents n pound and a drop in the price ol flour (hat averaged, about 15 ccnUi on a 25-pound bag. $5,000,000 Fire Destroys Pier In New York City NEW YORK, Sept. 29. fUPl—A spectacular $!i,Oflfl 1 ooO tire, which practically destroyed (he Grace Steamship Lines Hudson Hivcr plrr. was brought under control early today. The fire raged otil^of control for six hours. Twenty-four firemen were overcome by smoke, three so badly they had lo be hospltall/cd. Another fireman was sent to the i hospital with a badly lacerated and. Three Navy Men Lose Lives in Adriatic Blast Weather ARKANSAS—Generally fair and slightly wanner loday. Cooler in extreme Nortli Tuesday. portion tonight and Only Two Days Left For Buying Poll Tax Only two clays arc left In whlcl to pay 1947 poll taxes. Deadline for paying poll taxc is Oct.. 1 and Arkansas volers whc intend lo vote In any eleclion be twcen Oct. 1, 1947 and Oct. 1. 194 must oblain a poll tax rcccip before this timo. Poll tax receipts can be ohtalnc al the sheriff's office in the cour House. aft Opposes UMT SPOKANE. Wash.. Sept. 29. IUF") Sen. Flobcit A. Tufl. R.. O., said odaj- he was opposed to the pro- rosed universal military training i!an because it was not the "best nclhed" of supplying reserves for ho new-style United States army. WASHINGTON. Sept. 29. (U.P.> —The Navy said (oday the U. S. Destroyer DciiKliis H. Fox has struck n mine in the Adriatic Sea near Trieste. Three men were killed. The destroyer did not sink. The explosion flooded the after part of j Hie ship, the Navy said. Assistance l-s on its wriy lo the destroyer, the Navy reported. The Navy -said 12 sailors were Injured, six seriously when the explosion shook Ihc ship early today. With the KiKhlh NiHUmiil m Picking Canlesl only I ;v« dnys way. Illyihevllle business men were skcd today to close ihelr cslabllKh- icnts Thur.sday alU'rnoon so heir employes can attend the con- i'sl activlllcfl. Jamrs Nebhul. cliiilnunn of til." unlor Chamber o! Commerce con- commllUec, Kild today Unit hl.s request was mtido by letters enl to nearly all merchant. 1 ! In the Ity anil that replies Id date tiull •ale moM of (hem will comply. Mr. Nebhul pointed out that rx- HTienco hns shown there Is pru: it'iilly no shopping done during he afternoon of the contest rt.i> jceaiiw visitors to Hlythevllli; mu il tending the annual event. Also annouiKril today uus thr entry <if four past eonlrsl winner* in (hi* year's rnnipi'llllou. Harold Mason of Hennth. Mo., win: won Hie Illle of champion colloi: Jlckcr In Ihe 'first contest held If !9tO, will try again alter ;;even years to regain the crown. Now 22. Ma, e ,on was only a schon any of 15 when he bested pickers two and IhriK! limes hi. 1 ; uge In 111 first cotton picking contest slngti liere after the. Idea was concelvce by leosco Crafton, Dlythevlllo whole salcr, Mason picked 120 pounds o cotton In two hours to win the firs $ 1,000 first place award. Womiin Champ to Return Anolher clmmplon returnlnt; t compete Thursday Is Mr.H. Ilele Poole of Leachvllle, who won th $250 first prize In the women's dl vision of the 10-lti conlest. Mrs. Pooln, 32 and the mother c tltrco children, picked 00 pound — Just 1U pounds Jess limn her ow weight — during the contest tlm list yciir. If. C. Harris ol Wesson, Miss., wl le on the starting line Thursda. aklng part In his fourth colto ilekinn contest, lie was among tl jrivsR winners In till three pievloi .vents. Ho' won $23 in 1910. $50 I ,041 and $l>r> hi 1U42. Oldest entrant scheduled to coi lete so far Is 74-ycnr-old 11. 4cHnffcy of New Liberty. Ho will c eligible to 'win the spe^lnl J50 irlzc offered this year Jor the nost cotlon picked by an entrant T5-}'CT!-H old 'or. older. E-.lrar.ts In this division are also eligible for »rl/.es in thn open division. Mr. McHuffcy has specified that all of his winnings are to be Biven to the building fnnel of the Lake Street Methodist Church here, Eorn In Booncvillc. Miss., Mr. Mcllaffey and his wife, the former Miss Mary Maude l^emonds of Corlnlh. Miss., eelebralcd their 50th wedding anniversary in February. Eugene Slilnault. formerly of near Memphis, will be defending his title Thursday as the winner cf lust year's championship. Mr. Shlnnult, whose entry was announced earlier thin month, will ho competing in his nlxlli contest here. Tin picked in.'i pounds In im hour and 4B minutes last year In viln the title. Deadline lor ontcring I he cotton picking contest. Is midnight Wednesday. Entries urc being received "thick and fast" and have reached thr point they were at this time lust year. Mr. Nebhul said. The Hlythcville Junior Chamber of ccminerco, sponsors of tha con- lest, have Invited other Jayccc clubs and East Arkansas Young Men's Business Clubs to sponsor pickers this year. Two groups— the Kori .Smith and Coming Jayccc clubs— have said they would sponsor entrant/;. Greek Minister Answers Soviets Tsoldgris, Speaking Before UN Assembly Lauds Truman Plan WASHINGTON, S«pt. 29. (U.P.)— President, Truman rxlity licit) ai\ oxtfHoniinary meeting with cppjjt«i>3ional. ml ndminislriition leaders and one conferee— i$en. • Scott v. Lucao, D., 111.,—said afterwards lhat Mr. Truman »aw no wity" to fiimnce emergency aid to Europe "without con" grcssional action." j" Asked by newsmen whether the President was going to'pall t eyie- clal session of CongreM, liuew said "he'll Imve to tell 'you mbout that himself." . . > ...... Tho While HOUM promised »• (lUlemenl on Ihe meeting during Ihe afternoon, Mr. Truman met for two hours and 35 minuter, with bl-pnrttean congressional leaders and top cci- mtnUtraUou advisers, including Secretary of Stata Oeorpt O. Marshall, to discuss whether there was any way to rush stop-gap aid to Europe- without H upeclnl »os«lori. Lucns Bnlrt afterwards that, recording to Mr. Tnuiaan, "there Is no way U) get relief from Ihe Export-Import Bank or shy other By K. H. MIACKFORn Unilrd 1'rrfs SUH C'ormtpolMirnl) I.AKR BUCCKSS, N. V., .Soot, '!>. (UP) — Greek (••nreimi Minis- er Conslnntln Tsaldarls. d^nounc- .. tjovlcl criticism of the Truman loetrlne us "tendentious," warned source without congreulonal gc- -he UN oenern) Assembly today I Hon." . .. ...... hat the United States' »3OT,000,000 I Lucus said the Senate «nd Houn- inlt-CJommuntBt aid program will Foreign Itclatioiui and Appropriations Committees would bo called. Into meetings an possible.' He Indicated that a special session would, depend largely' on what ail unless "Increased" attack** on ClrcTco by Yugoslavia. Bulgaria intl Albania me stopped. 1 Answering Soviet Delegate An- hci A. Ciromyko's bitter attack on :hc Greek govcniinent for allegedly trying to promote a. war between Rust and West, TsaMark told the comes out of those meetings. Halleck Expect* Action House Republican teeder Charles A. Halleclt of Indiana.s«ld Mr. Tru" UN's iMIUlcal and Security Com- man will "undertake certain ;»c- mltlcc that since this , assembly tlons" an a rcsiilt of today's Whllo started tlic Northern neighbors of. House conference. • pierce hiivo Increased, their old | He said no agreement* were made, lo guerillas who nrc fighting the 1 Asked If there had been' •% meeting Greek Kovcrnmont, j of minds," .Hallcck- replied. > "I Isnldarls made hK appetil for wouldn't sav BO " •'•' ! . •• quick UN action a few hours be- foro exiled oppoBltlon lenders of four olher Balkan countries In- iay i Mr, Truman told a news conference last, Thursday he hoped-to lour oiner Hainan countries In- >,e nb i c tn ,„„,,>.,, .;„_ „ " iw i lend to try to get on the assembly'* £ "^ *",, ™i*l. ',?£*** ±.£ agenda Ihelr suggestion that the countries by "taking over" the ijovernmiMiUi imdor on lutornn- tlontil commission to balk whai they claimed were plans : of the present regimes to start another war. ' Follow* FarallUr Pit Urn . Tsnlriarls' appeal,' llk'e thi denunciation of Greece by her opponents, followed a now (Unlllar pattern. ',-''". ; Ho vigorously denied 'Greece is seeking another-:war »nd acptuset) Yugoslavia. Bulgaria >n<l Albania of deliberately avoiding 'nnswfrin^ the charge they are aiding 'Qrcck qucillliis. and elaborately dcftndcd Ihe policies pursued by the U. 8. and Britain In Oreece. He contended that the American and British military force.', in >rcece hftd only- one. objective — reconstruction of Greece. "Any other Interpretation of the nld'Ue.lng furnished. Oreece Is tendentious," he said. "The help Ls slrvcere; the criticism is not." Deploring the So/vlet veto', ij'lilch prcvenled continuation of the. Security Council's on-the-spot : Jj« nns Commission uhlle the asserri- bly debnled arcece. Twjlilixli said If that, group had hot be^n klllfxl, the UN assembly would tje receiving Irom It confirmation uln{, "»t. this very moment" Albnuin't, Bulgaflp and Yunwliivla ^'arc scudlrm irito Greece arms nnd itmmypllton '• Ir InereasliiR amounts arid' »1lh «Vcr Increasing UoMness," New York Stocks 1:30 p.m. Quotations \ T and T 15 7-» Amcr Tobacco 723-4 Anaconda Copper 34 5-3 'hryslcr r>!) Icn Electric 36 1-4 i3n Motors 573-* Montgomery Ward 54 3-4 N Y Central H 3-4 Fill Harvester E5 3-4 North Am Aviation a Republic Steel 26 3-8 Radio 8 ?oconv Vacuum 16 Stndebakcr 20 3-8 Standard of N J 133-4 Texas Corp 54 1 -I Packard 4 1-B U S Steel 70 \-l For the best, in transportation use the D. S. nnc! (B. C. syslem — Drive Safely and Bo Careful. End of Blood Bath Is Sought in India NKW DELHI, Sept. 29. (UP)—The Indian (Hindu) Government was expected i,,. consider today British Prime Minister Clement Atllee's suggestion for an impartial Investigation of the blood balh in the new Hindu and Moslem dominions. The suggestion, reliable informants said, originally came from Pakistan. The Moslem government of that Dominion asked Altlce lo send it on to the Indian (Hindu 1 government. Alllec at first refused, but later agreed lo pass the SUR- GCslion on. General reaction was favorable. Hindu political sources said it might, to be easy to find out who started the slaughter in most and how it spread. According lo Ihn Hindus, the Moslems killed more Hindus in I he Moslem West Punjab than the Hindus killed Moslems in the Hindu Easl Punjab. Bus Franchise Here Expires; Action Due Soon McLaughlin Carries Case To High Court MTTLK ROCK. Ark.. Sept. 20. ill-Pi—Hol Spring.'; Ex-Mayor If.a I'. McLauRhlin today asked the Arkansas Supreme Court lo order tin: election of a .special judjtr for his trial scheduled in Garland Circuit Court next. Monday. Tile court took the question un- lor advisement and promised a Iccision as soon as possible—prob- nbly tomorrow, Mclaughlin's attorney. Henry rjonhain of Little Hock, asked Ihc court for a temporary restraining order preventing Garland Circuit ludgi: Clyde H. Drown from .exchanging benches witli Judge Maupin Ctimmiiijjs of Fayettevlllc. Donham contended In oral arguments that Ilrown was aulomal- Icully disqualified Irom hearing llic case due lo his connection willi Ihc GT political organiz.ilion opposing McLaughlin. He charged thai If Brown was disqualified, he had no-authority lo exchange circuits. N. Y. Cotton Mar. May. July. Oct. Dec. open 3C83 306!) IW33 3100 3076 high low 3125 3079 3117 3084 3.011 3031 3125 3100 3116 3072 1:30 ym am 30-i!! 3132 3110 The lo-.vear bus franchise held by the Hlythrvllln Couch Une.% expired yesterday but Is bebig nu- lomallcnlly extended until tho City Council meets to act on grunting of a new one. Mayor K. J(_ Jackson said loday that automatic- extensions of Inui- elilscs arc provided for by Inw and; Mich is the here. The City Council will meet In -vprcial session In the near future, lie said, to act on a new franchise. Two applicants tire seeking the. bus franchise. W. J. Wundcrllch has applied for the frnnchisc ind his allorncy, Oraharn Suribury, said today lhat Mr. Wundcrllch is ready to make his offer to the 'ouncll. T. J. and Utlio Barnes, operators of the Blylheville Coach Lines, lave applied to retain the franchise. Euroiie without calling a special session if possible, but that l;e was ojien-mindcd about calltnK the legislators baelc. '':'.•••' ' -~ • "I wouldn't undertdk?- to make any agreement for the-House mem-' bers,". l(all«ck told reportcm. ' ' He said It was "right' '1 aterestinR nd impressive meeting.." The Prcs- dfint, he Bdded ' '-.•. Sucrethrs' of-st«te Qebrge C. Marsh »U came here from the UN general assembly meeting fa 'New York lo outline the desperate ,-Europcan food sttvatlon, iiphich he said- mrtsi i» relieved before the end Of tills yenf it th« corttlnerit U to. avert 'Intolernble Inmgei 1 ." • l*Tgr Sam* Needed . It was generally understood that Mr. Truman believes a' minimum of $500.0001000 In stop-gup aid is needed to tide over Europe during the next four .months. Ff»hcei and Italy mainly are In need of such aid. One of the major prob'.ems confronting the conferees. *is bow to provide . immediate aid i'lb Europe without forcing doh4e*Uc prices higher. -• V,' '. . Tho emergency aid-, if separate from the long-range ilirBhaH'plan for European ecpriomlo-retovery. - Tlie President apparently expected the meeting to produc*i'jrie answers to two (juestions: -. ';*,' ;' 1. If he decides a s>eiitil EC33ion 'is necessary, h'pw farf.ffll Republican lenders in! CbngrtM>be 'willing to go. in svpportlng ^cfatroU that the iidminlstnitlon may wlleve nK- cssary to meet tho'crjs}*? ""' 2, If the prbtem cats be' rnel without a special session, will the. cpublicans cooperate In any ex- raordinary measures taken by^tlie dmlnlstratlon at least 16 the point r not making a political issue of lieni? • Mr. Tniman, who plugged away t the problem most of the-wc«k- nd, was keeping an opeii mind on he alternatives. But he was said o want a special session only if no thcr solution could be found: Relatives, of Blythcyille Woman Die in Crash Km met Dlusher and son, of Dy- cr.sburg, Tcnn., brother and ncu- hcw of ,Y)s. Frank Gtterin of Bly- thevillc, were killed Saturday night in an aulomoblle accident near Uyrrsburg. Mr. nnd Mrs. Ciucrln and family have gone to Dyersburg to attend the luncra! services tomor row. Three Charges Preferred Against Taxicab Driver Warrants HsliiiR three flc charges were issued loday for the arrest of l>elbert Anderson, lllythe vlllc laxlcab driver, as a result of an accident at Walker Park fairgrounds Saturday night In which A. E- Hnrper of Blytheville suffered a fractured left wrist. The warrnnlfi charged reckless driving, failure to report an tl:\- clcnt and leaving the scene of an accident. According lo police, Mr. Harper apparently started to enter the cab driven by Anderson as Ihe driver started off after loading olher passengers oil Ihe opposlle side ol Ihe car. The cab driver loW police he offered lo take Mr. Harper to hosnital but that the injured man declined the offer. Mr. Karpe also suffered facial lacerations. Herbert Browning Of Blytheville }ies in Memphis Herlwrt Browning. 51, of BlyUie- dled early yesterday morning at Kennedy General Hospital in Mem)his. Funeral arrangemcnta at noon oday were incomplete. He Is survived by a daughter. Bct- :y Sue^ Browning of Orlando, Fla.; iwo sons, Herbert Jr., and Percy Browning of Orlando; his mother, VIrs. H. L. Chapman, of Hayti, Mo.; ,hrce sisters. Mrs. Stella. Stovall of 31ythevllle, Mrs. Mabel Stewart of Inglcside, Tex., and Mrs. E. Bradshaw of Osceola; and two brothers. Bill Browning of Blythevillc and Icllie Browning of ElkJiart. Ind. Cobb Funeral Home IE in charge! U.S. Envoy to Moscow Bitter Over Falsehoods; WASHINGTON, Sepl. 29. (UP) — Lt. Gen. Walter Bedell Smilh. U. S. ambassador to Moscow, has bitterly denounced as "wantonly libeloits" .% Soviet article which compared President Truman , with Adolf Hitler, the State Department said toclay. In a sternly-worded letter to Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molotov last Saturday, Smith said that for the past, 18 months of his diplomatic duty In the Soviet Union he had been obliged "with the deepest regret to witness in the Sorlet pre^s »n increasing flood of half truths, distortions of truth and utt«r falsehoods about 017 coiinUy aod' '-ny government." ' .

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