BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI' VOL. XLIV—NO. 166 Blytheville Courier Blytheville Dally News Blytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEV11.I.K, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, OGTOUKK 6, 1947 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Arab Spokesman Accuses U.S. Of Allowing American Money To Inflame Palestine Situation JL By R. H. SIIACKFORD ^ United Press Staff Cormpondent LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y., Oct. B. (U.P.)-A spokesman lor the Arab countries today accused lh e United states—in contradiction of Ihe "Truman Doctrine"—of tolerating U. s. financing of minority "terrorism »nd illegal immigration" into Palestine. Dr. M. P. Jnmali of Iraq made the*— • . _—_ charge In the midst of increased j Mrs. Roosevelt Defends Press Opens Her Attack Against Red Charges Of 'Warmongering' LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y., Oct. 6. (UV)—Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt today opened her long-awaited at- U. S. policy as support' 'for "free tack on Bovi<:t Russia's "warmon- peoples who are resisting attempted !1<;rin 3" charges and served notice subjugation by armed minorities or' tllal t ' 10 Unitcd States will oppose tension at the United Nations General Assembly resulting from the announcement that the Conimun-1 1st parties of nine European coun- I tries have formed a new Intcrna- 1 . tional to fight the Truman Doctrine ! and the Marshall Plan. Speaking before the UN Palestine Committee, Jamall used President Truman's own words to support a ! contention that the United States'! policy is inconsistent—that it fol- i lows one set of principles in G'reece ; and another in Palestine. Janiali quoted the President's Truman Doctrine" speech to Congress In which Mr. Truman proclaimed by outside pressure.' nny attempt to make elimination To be consistent, lhe United St-ilrs ' ofof warm ongering a duty should support the Arab majority' trd N ' atlons assembly. Aainst the Jewish minority in Pal-I Roosevelt, assigned by Sec- Wtine. he said. ' rotary of State George C..Marshall sane, he said. "But see what is happening in Palestine," he shouted. "Armed"'minorities' and 'outside pressures' have worked to thwart the will of the majority during the last 30 years. I "The Honorable Delegate "of the! tJ. S. accused some states borderiup' Greece as supplying Greek Guerrillas with men, arms and ammunition. He denounced this act as an International aggression. "We think this principle ot nonintervention in the intcrnalional affairs of another country should be accepted as a universal principle and we think that Palestine should be no exception." Referring lo money-gathering activities of Jewish organizations In the Unitcd States, Jamali appealed to the U. S. Delegate to take action to st«p Americans from "financing bitter denunciation of press in lural tee. "A I to play a leading role in the de- : tense of the United States against the Soviet charges, presented a spirited eulogy of n free press and a a controlled Social Culand Humanitarian Commit- controlled press is like an CRg." Mrs. Roosevelt said. "If any part is bad, the whole Is bad." She freely admitted "faults" in a free press, but added that they did not represent government control and. despite faults, offered advantages to the world. The debate wns over the Soviet Union's attempt to \vrite into lhe agenda for the forthcoming UN conference on freedom of information "postulates" which would call for exposure of "warmongers" and organizations of an "effective" Jight Special Session Of Congress Due December First Administration Puts "Mint" On European Aid Program By DONALD J. GONZALES (United Press Stair Correspondent) WASHINGTON, Oct. 6. (UP)— The Administration's tlme-lable- for stop-sap aid lo Europe calls for a special session of Congress on Dec. 1 unless Congressional committees have raised too many storm warnings against the plan by that time, It was learned today. Reliable sources said lhe question of a special session hinges entirely upon the work accomplished by the four Congressional Appropriations and Foreign Affairs Committees by Nov. 22. The committees are scheduled to open hearings on Europe's pre-Marshnll Plan requirements on Nov. 10. Meanwhile, lh« Moscow e nouncenient of the Communist In- of Ihs tcrnatlonal was seen In some quarters as a move that may consolidate Congressional support for President Truman's European Aid Pro- Food Committee Decrees . . j —- o terrorism and illegal immigration ngainst, inciters to war among the into Palestine. 1 He accused American Zionists "through American money and western techniques"—of invoking a policy of "dollar diplomacy and extraterritorial rights" in Palestine. The Arab countries have served notice that they will oppose the U. S resolution to set up a UN Committee lor Greece hut might change their mind If the U. S.. decides to side .with the Arabs'on Palestine. press. "The Soviet resolution makes the elimination of war mongering an assignment." Mrs. Roosevelt said. "We are not willing to agree to this. WASHINGTON. Ocl. 6. (UP) — Poultry-lew Tlmrsrtnys today posed he problem of what to eat on next Thanksgiving, Christmas nnd New Year's day. The three holidays are on Thursday. Since President Truman has asked Americans not to eat poultry on Thursdays While House Press Secretary Charles G. Ross was asked today whether there might be a special dis|>cusation so the traditional turkey or fowl could be enjoyed. "That bridge will be crossed when we come to it," Ross said. Asked whether the President's Food Committee was aware that by selecting Thursday as a poultrylcis day, the nation's three biggest holidays would be affected, Ross said he had not heard it mentioned. gram. These sources said the development was additional proof—if any were needed—that the Communists would spare no effort to wreck the Marshall Plan and stymie the Truman Doctrine against Totalitarianism. Moscow's announcemenl of the "new" Comintern occasioned no surprise in Washington. Typical was lhe comment of Sen. Homer Ferguson, R., Mich., who said he had never believed that the old Comin- tern had been disbanded, as announced by the Soviets In 1913. "This merely brings out Into the open once more Russia's program for Communlzlng Europe and the rest of the world," he said. A top Government official said the first two week* of Committee hearings on stop-gap aid to Europe should determine' whether there would be any point to calling Congress back before January. And, he said, the Administration and Europe also will have a good idea by late November as to whether there More Newsprint Sought in Canada Special Committee Hopes to Get Larger Supply For 1948 BY DEAN W. DITTMKR (United Press Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, Oct. 6. (UP!-A •special Congressional Committee liearied for Canada today in an effort to obtain more Canadian newsprint to meet 1948 needs of American publishers. Rep. Clarence J. Brown, R.. o.. chairman of the House Newsprint nnd Paper Committee, said the trip was being made at the invitation of Ontario Prime Minister George A. Drew. He said Drew invited the group to Toronto to attend a series or conferences with high-rnnlcing Canadian government officials and representatives of fhe newsprint, pulp and paper manufacturing Industries. "The first thing we will do when we arrive in Toronto," Brown said, Indefinitely High Prices lor Farm Products Seen Senator Thomas Sayi Old Low Price Era Is Not Coming Back WASHINGTON, Ocl 0 I UP) Sr-n. Rimer Thoinns. D.. oklu.. said today Americans "should be advised they ,iro "going Lo have hiRh prices Indefinitely" for farm products. "H Is not possible to have the.so high (axes. w |,k-h we must have, jvllhoul at the same lime having 11 gh prices for farm products." Ihomas told n joint session of Ihe 1 ou.se Agriculture committee and me Senate Subcommittee. The committees are holding hearings on n long-range agricultural program. Ihlnk the public should 'We Must Feed Europe * Or Endanger The Peace, 1 Truman Tells Nation Harris Switches To Pitcher Shea Last Minute Change Replaces Bevens; Hal Gregg Hurls for Bums Srnrt> liy Innlnch: May Invoke Arbitrary Controls ^ Should Voluntary Program Fail By GRANT DII.I.MAN l'nil«l Prtu St»ff t'omwnoniknl WASHINGTON, Oct. 6. (U.P.)—The strictest food conservation drive in American |)cncelime history got uncler- wiiy lodixy witli an appeal for the public to observe two iliiys o[ self dcniiil each week to liclp feed hungry Europe. ' Unless nil Americans cooperate,*-— —__ ! President Tnmmn suld In an extra- I month on one exchange. advised thnt be we are not going to "We believe the fundamental | wl " be a Marshall Plan at all. function of the press is to gather, i Congress usually is given at least ll Includ es *Six Ar 't an tans By Unilcd Press At lenst six Arkansas persons •were killed in accidents over the weekend and the bodv of a seventh man from Texas was" found in Hie Little Missouri River near PrcscnU. Three of the victims were killed In train accidents. John H. White. 58. of Sprint-da!" was killed when struck by a "train near the Frisco Lines right-of-way in Springdale. In Grand Rapids. Mich.. Engcn- Matthews. 24. and John R. Marsh, 21. both of Pangburn, were killed when tile car in which they were riding struck a locomotive. The two youths had left Pangburn last Wednesday to seek employment in Grand Rapids. The body of a man tentatively identified a? James R. Light, about fi8, was found In a transfer truck at Jonesboro. Coroner W. C. Craig said he apparently died In his sleep. He had been sleeping in the truck M niRhts for several weeks. * At Crossett, L. V. Watts was electrocuted accidentally in a cleaning plant, and efforts to revive him were unsuccessful. C. E. Vinson, flD-year-old farmer of the Colt Community near Rirrest City, was killed when the truck in which he was riding collided with another truck. The vehicle in which Vinson was riding was driven by James Howard Dunn. The other was driven by Sam Johnson, a Negro. The badly mangled body of a m.vi Identified as Isaac Monroe Young. 52. of Mount Pleasant, Tex., was found in the Little Missouri River near Prescott. Coroner J. D. Cornish said that the victim apparently had been struck by a train while walking on a bridge over the river. His body had been in the water four or five days. The body was found by a Mineral Springs squirrel hunter. process and disseminate news without fetters." Netherlands Delegate U- J. C. -Beaufort made a surprise proposal when he appealed for steps^to re- inove the world press" from the hands of '-'profit makers." He opposed a government sponsored or controlled press, but. added: "We believe the press should be in the hands on non-profit mak- j ing institutions. We believe elimination of profit would be a step m the right direction because then It will abstain from printing all things which are likely to disturb the spirit of cooperation." The debate on the press disclosed that the big powers are no nearer a meeting of minds on any issue. It came a few hours after the communist parties of nine European countries announced formation of a new communist international to fight. U. S. foreign policy. one week's notice before It Is called into special session. ' Ucordingly, Mr. Truman—if Comr.,ittee sentiment\warrant« it^would be able to sound a call by Nov. 2* for a rise. I session. • ' Kxperls working on Ihe European lid programs believe the United States can scrape up around 4200000,000 to keep the European pipe- inc filled to Dec. 31, but no longer. 3y that-time they hope Congress will have approved between »600100,000 and $800,000,000 to keep .Vestern Europe going until the Marshall Plan goes into effect, pos- •ibly March 31. gel back to the old low price era— the day of $1 wheat. 10-cenl col- Ion and four-cent hogs." Thomas said. "Our problem |, to have au adjustment 50 that everyone cnn bo Ireatcd equitably nnd' fairly." Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson introduced to the Joint committee a croup of department witnesses. They snlcl that long range farm plans call for "an economy of abundance." Committees Seek I'olicy The Agriculture Department, Anderson said, Is attempting to formulate a continuing [,i m , i)0 n cy through studies by special com- mltlces. Chairman Clifford R. nope of NKW YORK. Oct. 6. Malinger lhe New - York a .last minute Hucky Ifnrrls of Yankees made swilch In pitching plans today nnct nnnicd Prank (Spec) Shea, rookie ilghl-hnndcr who won Ihe first and filth games, to opposo Hall Gregg nnd the Brooklyn Dodgers todny in the seventh and dccldvig, game of Series. Harris first numcd masl No-lilt) Hevcns. to'start on the firing line but changed hi.' mind after n brief wannup In which Ihe bin plained of n "1 moy use ordinary radio nddrras last night, 010 1 lll(!J ' nm >' ''"danger nny ho|>e of ' salvaging peace from tlie present chaotic world situation. Ho earnestly urged lhe public (o: 1. Use no mrat on Tuesdays. 2. Use no poultry or eggs on Thursdays. 3. Have a slice of bread every day, 4. Cooperate .wllh public eating places which were asked to serve bread nnd butler only on request. Inn World Distillers In- Cooperate Mr. Truman also lushed out ann- Ployd (Al- illy al grain speculators—Ramblers he called them— and snld they were largely responsible for high food, prices. And he warned Hint If the riKhl-handoi com- exchanges refuse to hike margin re- sore shoiildcr. | qulrcmcnls, lhe governmenl may Helens, but he's In; take action. lhe House Committee (old tho committees that the world mav be assured lhat American farmers will grow "every pound of food" for which they cnn foresee a reasonable demand. Speaking at the resumption of his committee's hearings, Hope saltl Shea, going rest, pitched wllh only and won hours tillers for their voluntary olTer to "Is to find out nbout the newsprint I " le "desperate need for food in and paper production outlook for " " "' No Charges Filed f|fet in Highway Death at Driver Weekend Arrests Net Court $1,189 In Bonds, Fines City and county law enforcement agencies here found today that merchants are not the only ones who profit during cotton picking sea~on. For in Municipal Court thus morning, misdemeanor fine-? paid and bonds forfeited by weekend celebrants investing their money in a "good time" totaled $1.139, according to court records. Of this, the city—apparently because no one stays in the country over the weekend—look in $1.032.'!5 while the county got the remaining $156.25. Many of the defendants whose names appeared on the dockets were Mexicans, here picking cotton. Others were also apparently cotton pickers and rural workers whose incomes get a boost this time each year. The city docket showed that 45 persons forfeited bonds of *20.25 and six paid fines of $10 and costs on charges of public drunkenness, disturbing the peace and malicious mischief. Three persons arrested by county officers lorfeiled bonds of 131.25 and two paid fines of $10 and costs on similar charges. G. W. Davis forfeited a $4625 bond when he failed to appear to answer a charge of driving while under the Influence of Intoxicating liquor. Sheriff William Berryman today •instantiated reports of the death of Albert Wesley McNabb. 56-year- _ _ old farmer ot wilson, who was kin- Canadians To Confer ison of i Dc 9 re * Upon Marshall Blytheville shortly afler he had i' alighted from n Greyhound Bus | MONTREAL, Oct. 6, (UP)—Gen in front of the Lowrnnce Store in ! George C. Marshall. U. S. Secretary Driver. j of state, arrived at Dorvnl Alrporl No charges have been filrd ' here today for an Informal vlsil against Mr. Rollison, Sheriff Ber- ' during which he was scheduled to r.vman slated, and an inrecUgn- > receive an honorary Doctor of Laws lion of Ihe nccident Is continuing i degree at McClill University, today. Reports from an unidenti- I Marshall was accompanied bj fied Negro, who wns said lo be i Ben. Carl Spaatz, chief of lhe U. S the only eye witness to the accl- ! Army Air Forces, dent, stated that the car which ! Marshall was expected lo meet struck Mr. McNabb was traveling i the Governor-General of Canada, at a high rate of speed but this I Viscount Alexander of Tunis, and 1948, and how much will bo nvnil- able for Unitcd States consumption." / "Tlie primary purpose of the trip Is lo obtain a better newsprint supply for the United States and to see that the proper Canadian authorities are acquainted with the needs of the American publishers." he said in an interview. . "By showing them exactly what ur p>iblijh.«;ri are \>r» njal'.ist. vs' will be creating a betlcr under- tanding between the officials of Canada, the producers and the pub- Ishers." rhurch Service for Deaf To Be Held Here Tonight Services Held Yesterday for Mrs. A. S. Deen Funeral services for Mrs. A. S. Deen, who had made her home in and near Blytheville for almost 50 years, were held yesterday afternoon at Ijake street Methodist Church. She died Saturday afternoon at 3-o'clock at Walls Hospital after becoming seriously 111 a week ago. •Hie Rev. H. H. Blevlns. pastor of Lake street Methodlsl Church, of- flcialed. assisted by lhe Rev. Ray t, McLester, pastor of Yarbro-Promised Land Methodist Churches Burial was at Hmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Deen was 70. She was bom Sept. 18, 1877 in Indiana and is the former Miss Olive Lucretia Krutz, daughter of the late John R. and America Jane Krutz of Magnet, Ind. She was married Jan. 2, 1898 to Albert Sidney Deen In Spencer, Ind., and came to Yarbro as a bride. She and Mr. Deen would have observed their 50th wedding annlversarj In January. • A member of the Methodist Church for 57 years, she joined the church at Magnet, Tnd.. at the age of 13. She was active in church work for many years »t Yarbro where Mr. Deen served as Sunda' School superintendent. She Is survived by her husband three sons, John Deen of Lake Providence, La., and Herschel and Hwood Deen, bolh of Blythevlll- a daughter, Mrs. Marie Wright o Blytheville; four brothers. William D. Krulz of English, Ind., George G. Krutz of Tell city, Ind., Charle. H. Krutz of Richmond. Ind., anc E. S. Krutz of Blytheville: a sister Mvs. Edna James of Tell City. Two other children, Edna and Cecil died several years ago. Pallbearers were Travis Deen, Douglas Deen, Herbert Graham Jr., Russell T. Krutz of Little Rock, Charles Krutz and Will LaFerney. Cobb Funeral Home was In charge. many countries of lhe world make It Imiwrntivc Hint we consider world food demands ns never before In planning a long-range |x>- llcy for American aci'icuUurc.Y To produce Inlelligcntly and without endangering lhe economic position of ngrlcullurc, Hope snld there was need for n farm policy that "takes into consideration no't Only the sHuntion lhat will exist five and ten years In \ . ,"3*'<! •'•seed'for such n policy Is apparent to everyone. Our present agricultural programs wore formulated at n time when surpluses, not shortages, wore uppermost In our thinking. The big Job before the committee Is'to evaluate these new conditions and lo try to Interpret I them into a sound, long range pro| gram thai will be to the licsl In- Church services for deaf persons i tcl ' cs ts of consumers and tanners n Northeast Arkansas and South- ' lllikc '" east Missouri will be presented at :30 tonight at the First Lutheran ' G>"e rC of St."" rx>u 5 ;., thC RCV - IY " nc * i Near Halt-Inch Rain Falls The Rev. Mr. Gyle, active pns- Saturday; Mercury Rises >r for the deaf in St. Louis for j ' n.tr,, t , fk CarSl 5C , rvwi ns nn I Temperatures here over the wcck- nstructor for lhe deaf in a Bcrkc- , end ranged from the high 70'.s lo ey, Calif., school for two years, j the high 80s as rain totaling .« His only service here will be held i O f au Inch fell Saturday. I Highest temperature yesterday wns 87 degrees while the mercury's climb Saturday stopped nt T7 N. Y. Cotton May July Oct. Dec. open high low 30m 3I3D 3057 3092 3136 3090 3044 3083 3041 3107 3150 3103 3087 3125 3084 i grees, according to Robert E. Blay- 1:30 jock, official weather observer. 3136, ix>wcst temperature recorded 3133 | during last night was 59 degrees. J081 ! Saturday night's low was 62 de- 3150! gr€cs 3124! " Each learn had a key plnyiv on the bench wllh Injuries. Johnnv Llndcll, the Yankees' lending hll- ler In lhe Scries, wns unable lo start because or a broken rib, nnd Tommy ucndrich wns shifted from right field lo Inkc his pUmc In left while yogi Berra. who divides tils chores between cntchlnx nnd oulfieldlng, went lo right. With a right hnnder going for lhe Dodgers, Harris started George McQuinn nt first bnsc and Aaron noblnson behind the plate. Doth nrc left handed hitlers, llclscr Still Out For the Dodgers, their stnr outfielder, Pelo Reiser, still was on the bench with a sore ankle, Injured In lhe third game of the series, ami Carl Furillo look hli pined in the center ' garden. H appears another, nil-time attendance record or a World series gnmc would be sol. Yesterday, H.OOS persons crowded Into Yankee Stadium lo break the record of 73,3*55 which had been set In the first game, also plnved here in lhe house that Ruth built. There was more thnn u championship riding on every pitch lo- day—there wns a dollar sign, too. l ;l or the richest Scries in history nlso wns going to give the eligible players the largest cut In history. It figured to be better lhan $8.000 cnch for players of lhe winning tenm nnd nbout 80,000 for each loser. Both the Dodgers nnd Yankees looked sharp In Iheir batting and fielding drills. The line-ups. Ilrooklyn .. llfjl J v '"*- 1 - 3 l "' IULU vulllllljlkl y Ulll'l IU ,1i.i ! reduce the use of grain. Dut he said Primarily, Mr. Truman snld, every ndlvldual American must Join ir he grim campaign lo save nn extr^ 100,000,000 bushels of wheat bc- .wcen now and next July. This would enable this country, to cx- lort about 510,000,000 bushels of frnln. "If the peace should be lost because Americans fulled lo share .heir fooil wllh hungry people,'* Mr. Truman warned, "there would no more tragic example In al! ilslory of n peace needlessly lost." Backing up the President la his lard-hlltlng bid for public cooperation In lhe food drive were Secretary of Slato George O. Marshall, Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Alidorson, Secretary of Commerce W. Avcrcll HarVlman and. Charles Luckmnn, head of Mr. Truman's nqw Citizens Food Committee. Marshall, In a sober analysis of lhe Impact of hunger on lhe delicate world political situation, said every man, woman and child will exert a direct personal effect on Ihe course of Inlernaliohnl affairs this Communists Organize to Halt Marshall and Truman Plans Slnnky. 2b Reese, ss J. Robinson, Ib Walker, rf Rermanski, if Edwards, c Finlllo, cf Jorgcnscn, 3b Gregg, p y n nk«* Stlrnwciss. Jb Henrlch, If Bcrrn, rf DiMngglo, ct McQuinn, Ib Johnson, 3b A. Robinson, RUzuto, ss 8tl£5. p. report wns not verified Futicr.il sci'vl!".-s Tor Mr. McMalh King who nlso Prime Minister W. L. MacKenzie were held in Wilson yesterday wllh j attend convocation ceremonie: burial in the Basselt Cemetery. | the University this afternoon. were scheduled to s »t To Giv* Final Lecture In Sales Series Tonight The third and last of a series of sales lectures will be presented to Blythevllle. sales people and businessmen by E. C. House, New York retail sales consultant, at 8 o'clock tonight In the high school auditorium. The hour-long lectur* I» entitled "Shifting the Gears." BY JOSEPH W. GRIGG (United Press Staff Corresponded) PARIS. Oct. 6. (UP)—Russia headed a closely meshed organization of the Communist Parties of nina European nations today, whose avowed purpose was to wreck the Marshall and Truman plans and stop American and British-style democracy in its tracks. In seven of the nations—Russia, Yugoslavia, Bulgaria. Romania, Hungary, Poland and Czechoslovakia—"Communist Party" is synonymous, or practically so. with "government." The two exceptions arc the Communist Parties of Franco and Italy, powerful organizations in nations within the Marshall Plan zone. The formation of this group in an "Information Bureau" was announced yesterday in Moscow. Andrei A. Zhdanov and Georgl M. Malenkov, members of the all-powerful Soviet Politburo, met with Communist leaders from the other eight nations late last month in Poland. They agreed lo set up a headquarters in Belgrade. Yugoslavia, "lo organize and exchange experience and in case of necessity to coordinate activity of (he Communist Parties on foundations of mutual agreement.' 1 What these words seemed to mean was: Communist Parties have not been getting daily, or even regular, directions from Moscow. They have been trying to carry out, broad ideas in their own fashion, and there lus been a lot of wasted motion. The "Information Bureau" will unify Communist action. The formation of the "Bureau" probably was Ihe most Important concerted Communist international Umpires—Rommel (AD, plate; (Joel-/, (NM. flrsl; McGowan (AD second; Pinclli gcrkurth (NL) foul line. <Nl.t, third; and Boyer (AL) winter. "Our foreign ' policy," he said, "linn entered lhe American home nnd taken n seal nt the family tn- ble." America Must Eat I*CM Without American aid, Marshall said, Europe's economy may crumble under the "Intolernblc strain of another winter of hunger, cold nnd wntil." He snld If Hits happens nil the gal Hi; so far will be lost and the Marshall plap may never have a chance. The individual sacrifices demanded by the President wctol far more drastic than anything nsked cither during lhe war or lhe 1015-48 famine emcrfjcncy which .followed. The nearest thing to them were the whenlless dnys of World War I. The administration's food conservation drive, which hnd previously been keyed lo a waste-less theme, took on nn official eat-less note in last night's broadcast. Mr. Then he disclosed Ihnt he Is Instructing the Commodity Exchange Commission lo renew lhe govern- ncnt's request lo the grnin markets .0 increase their margin rcqulre- ncnto on grnin futures deals to a full one-third. "If the Grain Exchanges refuse, :hc government may nnd it necessary to limit the n mount of trad- Ing," he said. "I say Hits bccnusn lhe cost of living In this country must not be a football lo be kicked about'by gamblers In grain." "Already." he added, "many American families wllh moderate or . low Incomes are being forced by high prices lo lower their standard of living." Bukers to Save Whcnl First reaction to the program came from the American Meat fn- slltnte nt Chicago, representing most of HiB nation's big packing plnnls. It said It would cooperate bul questioned the value of meatless, poullrylcss and eggless days: The President lauded the offer of the distilling Industry to eliminate the use of wheat and cut consumption on olhcr grains by half. But he snld this Is nol enough. "The distillers In Ihls country • have on hand huge slocks of distilled spirits, nnd It will be no hardship on them to shut down for a 60-dny period,'"ho said. "This action alone will feed millions of hungry people." Luckman snld the brewers nlso will lie asked lo make further sacrifices. Their offer not lo use wheat. ie said, wns laudable. Bul he said he expected them to make new proposals for "substantially Increased savings." He said the baking industry already Is overhauling, It* pr«ductlon - and distribution ar'-i' rangcmcnta which will save up to 10 per centi of their normnl use of wheat,. This would add up to about 3,000,000 bushels of grain a month. .Although Luckman did not go into details, this presumably will involve a 10 per cent reduclion In the size of bread loaves nnd rolls and ; the elimination of consignment selling. Mr. Truman snld the White House Is' going on the new austerity program nt once nnd thnt the same sacrifices asked of.' the public are being Imposed on all branches of government,' Including the Army; Navy nnd Air Forces. At no point In his address did the President sny thnt nrbitrnry controls might be Invoked If the voluntary program bogs down. But th» Implication wns there. He said npaln and again Hint Ihere "must" be cooperation by farmers, housewives and Industry. To guide Americans in their eating, Luckmnn said the full resources of the government will be made available lo housewives to help them plan nourishing nnd well-balanced meals. •"These recipes will save meat, wheat, poultry and eggs," he said. "This may nol be a pleasant pros- ward Ihe United States anrt Britain. Bureau Unlike (,'nmintrrn Apparently the Comintern was riot involved; in fact, the conferees snubbed the Communist Parties of the United States and Britain, which function in what Russia considers Ihc capitals of blackest imperialism. The "Information Bureau" is not meant to serve the same purpose as the Comintern. A 1,300-word resolution adopted by the Communist leaders in their conference in Poland recked with such words as "American imperialism," "economic and political enslavement." "blackmail and extortion," "pacifist mask" and "threats of a new war." It said openly that the world had been split into two spheres, but, naturally, blamed it all on the United States and Britain. In facl. it raid, this split existed while lhe ivar was going on, and the Unitcd States and Britain had been figli : .- ing all along lo eliminate Germany and Japan ns business rivals—not a-s aggressors and political enemies. The resolution also stated: "The Truman-Marshal] plan is only a constituent part (lhe European section) of a general plan of world expansionist policy carried on by the Unitcd States in nil parts of the world. The plan of economical and political enslavement of Europe by American imperialism is supplemented by plans for economic and political enslavement of China, Indonesia and South America. 1 ' The implication that the "Information Bureau" was being set up to wreck lhe Marshall and Truman plans and other American "plans" was plain. British Assume Wartime Controls Over Its Workers LONDON, Oct. 6. (UP)—TheBrl- llsh Governmenl assumed wartime t powers over millions of workers today In nn effort to channel them into essential export industries. A "control of engagements order' 1 and a progratn of staggered work- Ing hours went into effect at midnight for Ihe first lime since the wnr. Hundreds of thousands of woikcrs were placed on night and overnight shifts in an attempt to Trumnn said Luckman had his | Dect ' but we cannot accomplish our "complete approval" when he asked ! objective without some sacrifice and Ihe public lo observe two days of j Inconvenience." self-denial weekly. \ The President and his aides spoka Mr. Truman was harshly critical ovcr a " major networks to & poof grnin speculators. At one point tcntlal audience of 80,000.000 Amor- he departed from his prepared text I leans. Television cameras in the to say lhat they "bought, sold, just plain gambled" almost half the year's wheat crop in a tingle White House Oval Room relnyed the program visually to other thousands nlong the East Coast. Government Outlines |Pf/CGS Program to Conserve ! . . . / «, . wheat Supply Limit on Gro/n WASHINGTON, Oct., fi. (TJ.P.)— The Rovernmenl's grain conservation program ns It now stands would save between 200,000,000 and 270.000,000 bushels of sorely needed grain. Here Is how the government hopes! to make Us savings: reduce the nations peak Industrial- i. Livestock Feeding: If farmers . electricity load by at least one-third. w m tl , e i r nogs lo mar ij et at Officials said it would be Impos- an average weight of 239 pounds— sible to determine the effects of the R bout prewar average—some 140- two orders for at least a week. The : 000.000 bushels of grain would be "engagements" order forbids any . saved. Feeding cattle to not more ,..- ._ ._,._ . .... ___.... , thnn ^^ slaughter grade would save 60,000.000 bushels. 1. Distillers: if liquor manufacturers cut the use of wheat and other grain use 50 per cent, about 15.000,000 bushels will be saved between now and July. A 60-day shutdown might save 10,000,000 bushels more. Brewers: The elimination of worker to take a Job — or any employer to offer one — except througli the government's 11,000 Employment Exchange Officers. If persuasion fails, the Labor Ministry will order workers into specific Jobs. Refusal to accept the designated Jobs will result In penalties ranging up lo three months Imprisonment nnd lines of $400. The order does nol apply to workers al- icnriy employed or lo persons «' ; .io j save about 10,000,000 bushel*. The! tnlk ovcr 'he message. do not register with the employment administration, however, Is count- j Board officials previously opposed Markets Today (By United Press) Grain prices slumped on the major exchanges today as traders EOt their first chance to show a dollars- and-cents reaction to President. Truman's food ' conservation program. After falling off sharply at the opening—some of them as much as they, could go In a day's trading— the prices started to recover as much as four and five cents a bushel from the low points. i- The Initial loss "was attributed to President Truman's frank demand that margins be hiked in trading of grain futures and his warning that the government might limit the . amount of trading. Directors of the Chicago Board wheat In beer manufacture would I ot Trade met at mid-morning to exchange. ing on even heavier savings fromj lne usc ° f larger margin require- Livestock 2 p.m. stocks: A T and T Anier Tobacco They also turned upon "right- I ,\>:aconda Copper . .. wing" Socialists as "traitors In thr? j Chrysler cause" of fighting the '"imperialists." j On Electric' action since lhe Comintern—the : Only where Socialists were lined up Motors Communist worldwide revolutionary with Communists did rea!':v Mon'.Romery Ward organi7.ition—was dissolved by Rus- j offer any resistance to "Imperial- j M Y Central sla on May 15, 1943, as a gesture to- j ism," the resolution said. I Int Harvester i Bakers: New production and distribution machinery to be worked mil by the bakers would save 157 ,1-S about 3,000,000 bushels of wheat a •53 3.4 month or about 24,000,000 bushels 35 ' by next July. IS.WedSer~ 57 5-H ARKANSAS — Generally fair to- lf> day, tonight jnd Tuesday. No im- 88 1-2 ] portant temperature' changes. ments to regulate grain prices. Margins are the sums which Iraders musl post when purchasing grata for future delivery. Realtors to Meet at Noble The Monthly meeting of the Blytheville Real Estate Board will b« held at 6:30 Tuesday night at ths Hotel Noble instead of.' the Goff Hotel, as it was erroneously reported, in Saturday's edition eC Vat Courier News. •••-•:..
Get access to Newspapers.com
- The largest online newspaper archive
- 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
- Millions of additional pages added every month