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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NKWSPAPKil OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTKABT MfSanilDf ¥ T *—' AND SOVmUEABT MISSOURI YOL. XLIY—NO. 170 Blylheville Courier Blylhevllle Dally News Blyiheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BM"niEVll.I,K, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, OCTOBER iO, 1947 SiNOLH DOPWB flYl OBXT0 UN Group Asked To Prevent Arab Grab in Palestine LAKK SUCCESS, W. Y., Oct. 14. (U.P.)—Tim Unllnl Stales an- 4 totur BJnld report* at Uw luobllluUoa at Arab artnlr« thai II fcrmk IU lone Mtnct and -toe-litre K. aluiii tomorrow on lh« at pfcrMltontaf PiiMMne Into Arab and JewUh >Ut«s. LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y., Oct. 10. (U.P.)—-The Palestin* resistance committee called on the United Slates ami tli« 10 other nations of the United Nations Security Council today to block mobilisation of Arab armies and halt an "impending Arab invasion" nf Palestine. The committee, an American group which raises funds «nd materials for Uie Jewish Underground of Palestine, asked the Security Council to charge. Syrin and Lebanon with "openly' planning a war of aggression" against Jews of the Holy Land. The group »pp«altd directly to ! Secretary of 9t*t« George Marshall la "t*ke the Initiative" in throwing the weight of the UN »- gainst the s'inounced massing ot ""8 th« Holy Ijmd j _iJl>ta»ed to te little that the *>ale«tin« rosls- group would succeed in bringing the Arab state*' mobilization activities before the Security Council, but tlie development. yMed to the urgency o[ the United Wations General Assembly's deliberations over the future of the Holy Land. the S. Missco Court To Open Monday Petit Jurors Called To Hear Criminal Cases in Osceola About 20 cases, including at least three murder charges, will be tried during the criminal session of the Osceola District of Mississippi County Circuit Court which will convene in Osceola Monday with Judge Zal B. Harrison of Blytheville presiding. A list of 24 veniremen and eight alternates from which a petit Jury will be empaneled was received today from Miss Gcraldine Liston, Deputy Circuit Court Clerk at Osceola. No grand jury will be called during this term, he said, and summons have been Issued only for prospective petit jurors. 18 New Cases on Docket Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Myron L,. Nailing ol Osceola said yesterday that approximately 18 new cases have been entered on the Circuit Court docket for this term. Two others set for "hearing this term were carried over from the first criminal division session earlv this year. Expected to be of major .ntmest this term is the trial of Richard Halfacre, 16-year-old Dye^s farm boy, on a murder charge. Tins is one of the two cases carried over. Young Halfacre is charged with the fatal shooting of. his father, Andre?; Halfacre, 43. on pec. 25. 1946. In the other 'case carried *over from last term, a white woman. Mary Hodge, is charged with the killing of Buck Sitooze, Negro. Also on the docket is a murder charge which George Hu^heo. Negro, faces for the slaying July 19 of another Negro, Dave Robinson. Jury Panel Announced Several burglary and grand 'ar- ceny cases nre also on the docket, Mr. Nnilling snid. James C. Hm? of Marion, prosecuting attorney for the Second Judicial District, \\iil be in charge of the state's cases. • The list of veniremen for this term follows: John Pickett, Jasper Thomason Jr., Bernard Barber. N. J. Foiten- berry, c. w. Bell, Baker Springfield, H. P. Ohlendorf. Ben Butler Jr.. D. S. Crane and R. D. Mears, all jl Osceola; John Stovall Sr., I. G. Bruce Dates, John Mooring. M. E. Wright, Albert Banks, j. T. Wisjley and P. A. Bullard. all of Rt. 1. Tyronza; J. H Ralph and T. B. Willett. both of to "nothing more than a laughing- I •">'^[. Bob Gillcspie and Abe Liver- Itock." arit " botil ot Luxora; and Powell Duplicates of his plea were sent' Ha!e o( Dr »'er. to delegates of the 10 othtr nations of the security council. There no immediate comment from The Jewish Agency for Palestine, official representatives of Palestine's 650,000 Jews labelled the Arab maneuver mere "bluster and bluff," and served notice that < would not take them seriously. The agency called on the General Assembly to disregard the threatening actions In the Middle East and "not permit itself to be intimidated into appeasing those who so blatantly violate Its charttl." Some Say Arabs Bluffing An agency spokesman snld it would not join in the resistance committee's move for security council action because, as he puts it, "it is just playing into the Arabs' hands." The agency said in a statement that the Arab states, taking their cu e from the former grand mufti of Jerusalem "are brazenly emulating Hitler's tactics." "But." it added, "unlike the Nazis they are not In a position to carry out' their threats which must be regarded as a propaganda maneuver designed to force the General Assembly to shelve the UNSCOP report (which recommends division of Palestine into Arab and •Jewish states.)" Whatever the outcome of the Arab threats and the resistanc3 committee's quick counte'-npv*:, their immediate effect was | increase the pressure on the i.niled States and Russia to quit stalling and reveal whether they will back partition of the Holy Land. t By appealing directly to Mar- nll, the Palestine resistance committee hoped to assure that the United States would not be swayed to a pro-Arab stand on the eve of its long-aw.~ited statement of policy to" the assembly's 57-mVioil Palestine committee. •Defiance of UN Alleged In a telegram signed by John Rosncr, executive chairman, the group, charged Syria and Lebanon with "outright defiance" of the UN charter and added that Saudi Arabia and Egypt also had begun preparations to send their troops to the borders of Palestine. Rosner said the preparations were I "open war plans" which, !f they I were not sqtielcT.d Immediately,! could reduce the United Nations | Troop Movement Adds Gravity to Holy Land Issues Arabs to Prevent Encroachments by Jews in Palestine BKIRUT. Syria. Oct. 10. (UP) — The troops of five Arab nations were reported on. or converging on the borders of Palestine today, icndv to Invade If the British withdraw nnd the Jews "lift n fitter" against the Arabs in (he Holy Land. The Syrian and Lebanese governments announced officially that their troops already had deployed along Palestine's northern border. A spokesman for the British government of Palestine denied in Jerusalem (hat he knew anything abo'ut the troops on the northern border. Abtlnl Rahman Az/am. secretary general of the Arnb league, which recommended the encirclement of Palestine, reaffirmed Umi Hgynl lintl ordered its troops to move to the Holy Land's southern border Honoris reached Beirut that Saili Arabian cavalrymen already were well across the Sinai peninsula of Egypt en route (o thi> southern border. These reports said the peninsula had been closed for four days It had been thought at first (hat it was because ot the cholera epidemic, but it was said now that it was to allow the Saudi Arabians to cross. Troops Now on tinnier A Beirut newspaper quoted Arab league officials that TransJorrtan troops alrcadv were massed on Palestine's eastern border. 'Democracy has failed as regards Palestine but the Arabs nre determined to prevent the Zionists from overpowering the Palestine Arabs and becoming masters of Arab country." Azzam Pasha said. "This time we mean business," said sources within the seven-nation Arab league, which Is holding a special meeting here on the Palestine question. "If the British abandon the country and the Jews lift a finger, we will be ready to enter Palestine to defend Arab rights." These sources said any attempt by the United Nations to solve th Palestine- question by any method other than declaring it an Independent Arab nation would be opposed by united Arab forces. The UN General Assembly is considering a majority report by the special UN Committee on Palestine that recommends the partitioning of the Holy Land into separate Arab and Jewish states. I'lan Encirclement• The Egyptian. Syrian and Lebaii- cfee governments ordered their troops | to innrdi upon the recommendation of the Arab league, n loose federation of the Arab states. At Ihe same lime, (he Ic.icae Linked countries bordering on Palestine to allow the movement through them of troops from other nations which do not have common frontiers with the Holy Laiid. Iraq. Saudi Arabia and Yemen do not. It was assumed here that Irnq troops would be allowed to KO through Syria and Tr.-.ns-Jordaii while Saudi Arabia and Yemen had obtained permission for their soldiers to cross the Sinai peninsula of Egypt. Arab troops along the Egyptian Trans-Jordan and Syrian-Lebanon borders could cut Palestine off. with the exception of its frontier on the Mediterranean. Bodies of First World War II Dead Arrive in San Francisco By C.l-ENN ftTACKHOUKK United PTMB Staff CorrMponfeM SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 10. IU.P.)—Th« nation/I n»t n** mn.st today as America paused to pay reverent Irltxit* to MM her war dead returning from battlefield grave*. The funeral ship Honda Knot, t converted Army slated (o stenm through the Golden O«U kxt*>' M brttifta( first of "the boys who didn't conic home." • ny of them. f oviets Attack Far Eastern Policies of U.S. LAKE SUCCESS, If. Y., Oct. 10 (UP)—Hus-ia todny launched an all- out attack In the United Nations on U. 3. Policy In Japan, charging tlwt "Reactionary forces are 'feverishly on the restoration of th« Industrial power of Japan." The attack »as delivered in the UN Genera] Assembly's Economic Committee by Soviet Delegate A. A. Arutiunian who charged that in Asia the United RIatas 1> working to rebuild Japan's war potential •while In Europe American policy •eeks to build up Germany. "For this purpose," he. charged, "the theory is invented that, ur.lets Japan's economy IB restored, the war-si ricken countries of Asia and ^m Far FH»t cannot be restored. ^This is the pretext under which the war-industrial potential of Japanese :-r.perialUm \* being revived. "In Asia the same thing is happening ns in Europe, where In accordance with the Marshall plan they want to restore the war-industrial potential ot Germany in the Rhur." The soviet spokf3L'.-.;n charged thr.t the American far extern policy wocld lead to "the restoration of the economic basis of imperialism In the Par East under American direction." Prospective petit jurors listed as alternates are John E. Woodward, J. E. Ashley, L. K. Rarwar?, M. L. Mayo and Guy Robbins. all of Osceola; Dave Bowles and C. R. Ferguson, both of Keiser; E. B. Bell and G. C. Bennett, both of Bassctt; Joe Terror of Joiner. L. R. Clarke of Frenchman's Bayou and J. E. Teaford of Luxora. The veniremen were picked by Jury Commissioners H. A. S<^r:i\c. r . W. M. Taylor and F. B. Dean Sr. at the close of the hist criminal division term. nni of In her hold were some 3,000 brown iteel casket* mostly bearing the remains of (hose who were the first lo fall at Pearl Harbor five years and 10 months ago. The Honda Knot's arrival mark•d the tangible beginning of the Army's "Operation Taps" — the vast reburinl program under which more Hum 250.000 known war dead will be rctiivncd lo home soil Irom overseas graves In the pacific and In Europe. The European phase of the operation gets underway on Oct. 26 when nn Identical transport arrives In New York harbor bringing (he first bodies .torn the U. S. Military Ce.-iiclery. Henri Chapellc, Belgium. The gient grey transport will drop anchor ami pause for a time off San Francisco's Marina Green where the city's bereaved gathered to pay a simple, heartfelt tribute to the vessel's silent passengers. From the .shoreslde service, the lloiuin Knot will proceed lo tic- San Francisco port, of embarkation dock nt Port Mn.sorv Oakland, where the first ol the casket* will b« unloaded. *x of the flag-draped will b« taken to th« rotunda of the San ITunelsco city Rail (o He lu state throughout tomorrow. They will symbolic the h«ro« of (he five services R nd the civilian e««- ualdes of the war. > Through 11 U by far th« lamest. tills operation Is not th« tint, cf Ms kind In (lie nation'-, histoi/-. Similar operation.- followed the Civil War, the Spanl»h-Anier|can War and World War I. The first world war took TJ.90! American live* overseas. Of this number, 46,310 bodies were returned to the United Stales during II,- yenrs of 1920 and 1821. The task tills time 1» nearly torn times greater, Th e latest count of World War II casualtle-, showed 271.0S7 recorded burials And more than 70 per cent of these victims nre to be returned home. In deference to' the families ot the deceased, the nnme« of the first returnees were not, released until next of kin were Informed by wir« of the arrival. cent. Food May Be Short in Western Europe But Liquor and Beer Flow as Usual By United Fret* While American distillers and brewers are considering ways and means of saving grain to ship lo hard-pressed countrle. abroad business appears to be about as usual among the whiskey and beer makers of Western Europe. A survey ol five countries showed tod.y that Scotch distillers got an increased barley allotment last Summer and are hoping for a continued high allotment. In return for the Increase, the Scotch Whiskey makers had to Increase their export* from 55 per cent of production to 75 per mostly to the United States and other "h.rd currency" areu. During the distilling year Just* , ' ended, the Scotch distillers were allotted a total of 175.000 long tons of ernin. (A long (on is 2,240 pounds). There were two allotments of 50000 tons each, but the last, this Sun-- mer, was 15.000 tons. Now they arc keeping their fingers crossed for another high nl- I lotmcnt for next .year which they can convert into a dollar earned for Britain. But the size of the, ,'irst allotment for next year, socia'/t^ be announced, will depend otflln Barley Harvest tind ovsrseas dto- cho'fies. '~ Vl Even with the increase. l ouevf the distillers say. the industry is getting only about half ol what It needs. They also point out that Scotch distillers customarily shut down nt Low Cost Power Aid to Farmed REA Administra N. Y. Cotton open Mar 3166 May J181 July .1112 Oct 3190 &K »1SO high low 3170 3147 JI96 3146 Sllfl 3051 3179 J153 »19* »1» 1:30 3146 3149 3092 3158 J1J6 Scouts to Conduct Court of Honor Here on Monday A Boy Scout Court of Honor will be conducted In the First Methodist Church at 7:30 p.m. Monday for the North Mississippi County District of the Eastern Arkansas Area Council, it was announced today by Hal Detrick, field executive for the area. Bobby Coleman of Troop 31. Blytheville, is scheduled to receive the Eagle award, the highest honor In scouting. Warren Jackson, scoutmaster for Troop 31, said. Elwyn Caldwell, also of Troop 31. is to be advanced to life rank in scouting. Plans are being made throughout the Scout area to observe Boy Scout Sunday on Oct. 19 and ministers have been asked to mention Scout- Ing in their sermons. Boy Scout Week will be observed Oct. 13-19. Members will be In uniform during the week. The Eastern Arkansas Council plans to make Us annual campaign for funds for Scouting Oct. 20-'2.i, O. L. Turner, Jonesboro, area, executive, has announced. Toft to Confer On Chances for GOP Nomination CHICAGO. Oct. 10. (UPl -Sen Robert A. Taft. R.. O., headed for home today and some private political talks before announcing whether he will be a candidate for the 1948 Republican presidential nomination. Few political observers doubted that his answer would be "yets." Taft planned to spend some time in his home state nfter (he speaking tour that has kept him going almost continuously for five weeks. That phase of his campaign ended last r.:ghl in suburban Winnetka, where he put the national administration on notice that the Marshall plan will be given rongli treatment by Congress "unless it is reasonable and confined to ccr- j tain definite purposes.". Talking principally on foreign policy, he endorsed the Marshall plan principle of giving economic aid to help European countries return lo a self-support basis. But he showed alarm over the size of the bill for the program proposed by the recent p.iris conference of European nations. least one to two months nt Mil end of the Summer every year, so there is no need or nny chance of the British liquor industry following the American example of a voluntary shutdown to conserve grain. Current beer production In Britain is slightly lower than Inst year, but still enough to guarantee every one of 45.000,030 Britons 150 pints of the brew Annually. This compares with an indicated American consumption of beer this year of 156 pints per capita. In the United States. 1046 beer consumption was approximately 82.000,000 barrels, figuring 31 gallons to a barrel, that makes 20.33C.COO.noo pints, or about 142 pints per Amei- ican. The indicated 1947 American bee- consumption, based oa approximately 60,000,000 barrels in the first eight months of the year is 22.320.000,000 pints, or 156 pints per capita. In Erie, beer production this year is equal to last year, with every Irishman supplied with the equivil- ent of 80 nints. Brew output in Denmark shows no decrease from last year nnd thirsty Danes are guaranteed 150 glasses annually, the same per capita lig- ure as for the British. No figures on beer production arc available in cither Holland or Belgium. But informed sources ill Amsterdam suspect the. reason for this is that Dutch grain supplies are not consistent with the country's large beer output. GOP Backs Move To Save Grain For Europeans Luckmon is Invited To Conference by Group of Senator* WASHINOTON. Oct. 10. (UPl — A group of Republican »enator.s to- dny bncked nn tlie. administration's campaign to save food for hungry Europe. A bipartisan complexion was given lo (he Ginln-for-Europe drive by Sen. Owen Hrcwslei, H., Me., when he Invited Charles Luckmnn. chief of President Tninun's citizens food committee, to H conference nt (he cnpllol wllli the Republican group. Urewster wild he was In "wholehearted sympathy" with Ihe campaign. Another member nf the group Sen, George D. Allcen. R., VI.. also pledged his support. They Indicated other Republican* shared tiielt views, The drive may gel n shot in tlu mm from another quarter today when the Agriculture Department Issues nn eagerly-awaited progress report on the critical corn crop. The report was expected lo show some Improvement over Hie 2,404,000,1100 bushels predicted Inst month. H also was expected to show sharp unpi'ovemenl In crop n>"illty. Any Improvement would be doubly welcome »t a time when the iiinent. led by President Truman, U ciimim^gnlng to reduce domestic grain consumption In order to snvc another 100,000.000 bushels lor hungry Western European democracies. Confusion ArUr* The President's food saving drive was caught meanwhile In n confusion of words over whether Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson said whnt he really meant and mennt what he said. Anderson «ald nt Chicago yesterday Hint meatless and chlckcnless dnys by thcm.sclvc.s nre of "little Importance" In savliiR grain for Europe. Their chief value, he snld, I* to remind people of the need to conserve. But Mr. Truman, apparently embarrassed by Anderson's reported words, told his own ntiws conference three hours Inter that mcntless and .chlckcnlcsn days definitely are Important because they cut down the •mount of grain fed to livestock, Mr. Truman raid he could not e<&*iuient on 'Anderson's statement Receipts at Fair Top Expenditures 3y Nearly $2,000 lloceipls of llio 1947 Northeast Arkansas District Fair liold liere late lusl monlli amounted to approximately |19 800 while expenditure!) totalled about ?J8,000, L. H. Autry rf JjnnleUe, president of the Mississippi County Fair AsBocia- lion, told monitors of the Hot my' Club at their weekly meeting- .vdKtordny noon at tlie Motel Noble. * Blinking on the activities of th» F'nlr Association, Mr Autry' announced furlher plan- for Improvement* an Walker Park, it U planned, he mild, to; (1) Concrete »J1 pvk drivei; (Z) Construct m wuoien'i exhl. lilt liulliilnr and thu* leave Uu Main Kxhlhlt Building to bo nx-l for commercial display- only; and <3) Centrally beautify Walker I'ark. in presenting a financial report of this year's Fnlr, using approximate figures. MV. Autry listed receipts from (he following source-.! gntu rcccipls. $0,000; concession!, $2.000; carnival percentage 13 800; and sttile aid, $5.000. Expetidlluic.s, h c said, Included bond payment-, Insurance, labor Walking Horses On Auction Block $10,000 Bid Made For Animal Owned By Mismsippian Horsemen from many sections of Ihe nallon were on hand at the opcnlni; of the two-divy salo of 200 registered Tenne.ssee walking horses nt the c O. Smith Snips Hum on Souili Hlnhwny in this morning. At noon today n lotill of S15.1CO had lieen bid on 22 horses with the horses bring sold nt an average of SGf>9. Jolly rtoucr. a chestnut gelding owned by Moyd f,. Wray of Pt, tjuiderdiile. pin., brought Mils morning's hluh bid of 82,3(10 niul »ns purchased by II. O. Davis, "»f) ?lft fi MTTLAa-ROCK Ark. Oct 10 (UP] — Rural Electrification Administrator Claude R, Wlckard today told Arkansas farmers Hint the U. S. needs chenp electric power If It Is to play a leading role In the world. "We must *prove to the world " Wicknrd said, "that democracy and opportunity go h*nd In hand. We must work and produce as we hnve never done before. And to do these things we must have power- abundant power and cheap power." "Whnt l.i true for the nation Is true for rural areas," he declared "for power will enable farmers to develop their agriculture. And power will enable rural Industries to open new opportunities for markets... power In the key to agricultural and national progress.-" Making the feature address on the Rural Electrification Day program at the Arkansas livestock show, Wicknrd said it Is a fundamental part of th e rural electrification program to bring service to the people and see to It that the service f s reliable and c jnomlcnl. He pointed out that Arkansas' two chief resources are plentiful low cost power nnd people. "Now. if you take these two Krcal resources." the former secretary of agriculture said, "you have the two basic essentials for the development of your slate's rural and urban territory." Alu. ami premiums. Building runcls of 425.000. re- .. - ceived through nn appropriation of the, 56th Ociiernl Assembly, were used to erect a new swine build- Ing, concrete midway, Negro exhibit building, concrete an area In front of [ho giandstnnd nnd cover park drives with nsphalt to reduce dust. Mr. Autry said. All ohll|-atlons or Ihe Fair As- MMlutlim havt been puld, hfi said. Bond puymruts a ytar In artvanc* hiivn b»en made and the AIWO- clallon hat JIO.OQO In bank de- pi*ll«, hn pointed out. Mr. Autry traced the history of, Northeast Arkansas District MonUomoL-y, Merry Maiden, n blue roan miyrc owned by C, G. Smith of niythe- vllle brought second high Hid ot .100 from ,1. II. Grain nf Wilson. Iliddlng tills ntUM-noon opened with the receipt of n $10.000 bid for Miss Mnuitray, a bay roan mnre owned by K. I,. Gtcgorv of Scnn- ""-• ixujinunsi. Arnnnsas Di.sl tobln. Miss., which Is believed will 1 Pair from the time it wn.s held by bn the lop opening bid of the I the Mississippi County Poultry Assalo. Tills horse will ho shown. roclatlon, through Its days as * afternoon and bidding county fair to thn present, cxoo- nt thin figure. It was | s(llon. The Assoclnllon sponsors the Fair 'or two purposes, he said. One Is to hold nn annum livestock show >nd the other, to maintain 1 and 1m- irove Walker Park. While Walker Pnrlc Is owned by .he city of Ulythcvllle, It Ic leased Inter this will bCRln announced. Auctioneers nnd rlngmen working Ihe snle me Fletcher Callicy nnrt Eddie Drynnt of I.ewlsbnrR. Itnn., Ray Sims Of Helton. Mo.. Rud Hamilton of Winchester. Ky,, and Davlil H, Williams of Avella, fa. Lunch wn.s served nt the sales bnrn by women of the Church of tlie Immnculnto Conception nt noon todny, 'When you save hunt unit p'ou'l- .vy products," lie snld, "you snve grain, and Brain IB whnt Is necessary to meet the hunger problem In Europe. It is the most economical way to meet It." Anderson snld the two dnys of self-denlnl a week urged by Mr. Truman were not nlmeil primarily at saving food Itself. He snid they are "symbols of .sacrifice" designed to make Americans aware of the need lo save nil foods all the time. Meatless days, he snid. nre "like going to church on Sunday. It's n reminder." Anderson's aides In Washington Insisted that whnt he snld nt Chicago was no different from what President Truman nnd Charles Luckninn—his food committee chief -have been saying all nlong. They snld no one expected meatless and poultrylcss dnys In themselves to say any appreciable amount of grain. The Important thins they snld. Is for Americans to ([lilt demanding fancy meats nnrl poultry so farmers won't be tempted lo overfeed livestock. Soybeans Nov. . Mar. l*rlc--! f.o.b. Chicago open hish iow 3583-4 3383-4 MB 338 335 334 closr 335 14 Nails Go on Trial For Wartime Crimes NUERNBERG. Oct. 10. (UP) — School District Near Leachville To Have Election Voters of Box Elder School District No. 22 will go to the polls there tomorrow to decide the proposed consolidation of that district with Lcachvllte School District No. 40. The election, to decide the seventh consolidation proposal in Mississippi County in the past three months and the only one so far to result in special balloting, will be held at the Box Elder School and U. S. Customs Officers Seek Drug Smugglers SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 10. (UP) —U. S. customs officers todiy sought the leaders of a ring of smugglers which has been slipping streptomycin, [he scarce "wonder drug." to the Philippines black market by airplane. Customs collector Paul Lenke sa:<l that within the last two weeks 1,700 vials of the drug have been selicd at San Francisco airport. They were en route from Chicago to Manila, disguised as "electrical supplies." he said. Typhoon Kills 135 In Swatow, China, Survivor Reports HONO KONG. Ocl. 10. (UP) — Travelers from the typhoon-stricken city of Swatow snid today that »n estimated 135 persons were killed nnd thousands were left homeless by a storm which hit the city Inst Tuesday. Harry S. Franco, a Brooklyn business man who was I if Swntow. snld winds up to 75 miles an hour buffeted Swntow for 20 bouts, tcnring roofs from houses nnd uprooting trees. A tidal wave cast six feet of water through the city, marooning thousands, he snid. The city was without electricity or communications for three dnys. Oftfifie Case HOT SPRINGS. Ark., Oct. 10. (UP) — Hot spring's former City Attorney ,lny Rowland lodny faced trlnl on bribery charges for the second time this week. Today's session was a relrlnl. inntle necessary by n deadlocked liny In the original trial. 'Hie "hung" jury win dismissed yesterday by ncllug Circuit Judge Mnu- pln cimunlng.s nnd n new Jury ordered Impnnelcd. The move came n.s another sur- irlsc In the rapid chain of events which havo marked the McLnughlin administration trials. It was cx- icclcd tlinl the mistrial would be lilt off until another term of Onrlnnd Circuit Court and that the prosecution would begin its case against Ed Spcnr, a second McLaughlln official. However, F'rosccutor Sidney Mc- Mnth made a reo.uc.st for & retrial tw s,-x->-i ss Jtidjja Cumrnlngs dismissed the first Jury- McMnth told reporters he plnns to call many norc race (r.ick bookmakers ns wll- nosses In Die retrial. 'We made some mistakes," Mc- math conmientctl." but we know where we stand now." nowlnnd will be tried again on the same Indictment, which accuses him of receiving S50 n month as a bribe from bookmakers. Editor Henry Wallace Plans Holy Land Tour PROVIDENCE, R. I., Oct. 10. "JPI — Concluding a self-styled 'peace crusade" In New England, former vice president Henry A. Wallace said today that nc would leave next week for Pale.-: vie "lo study agricultural condition Fourteen officials ~oi the Nazi' SS | poifs w'ilfbe open "from .Tn'm!'until I Wallacc reiterated to a prc.tt con- i?ni-j> anH Q rt Mi 4 _*,*-. ... _, , , . ferencc that he might lead a Ihlrd party If the older panic, "appear Race and Settlement office. inoHd- !njs one woman, pleaded innocent today to charges of ordering the murder. Imprisonment, abort ion. and kidnaping of Eastern Enrone.Mis during the war. The purpose allegedly was to strengthen the .so-called "Aryan race' by destroying national and ethnic groups, nnd making Nazis out of non-Germans with "dciir- able racial characteristics." Inge Viermetz. the only woman defendant, was held especially responsible for the kidnaping of "racially valuable" alien children in order (o -weaken the enemy nations New Tropical Storm Spotted Over Caribbean MIAMI. Fla.. Oct. 10. (UP)—A tropical storm which "may become - •dangerous" was developing today in i he '» "I'lor. He snld the Northwester.-. Caribbean Sea covcr bolh Arab and and moving North-Northwestward, liolxs of " 1e slri ' e to according to the Miami Weather Bureau. A Weather Bureau advisory placed lo be parlies of war." He s*ld that the nation should "plan for peace and not war." Wallace said his trip to the HMy Land would be undertaken for I i , new Republic Mnga'zlne of wL.yi | he Is editor. He snld he hoped" lo Jewish sec- torn land. the storm about 205 miles South of Western Cuba early today. Two Forfeit Bonds John W. Phillips and J. C. Morgan forfeited »15 bonds In Municipal Court (his mornhy on charges Highest winds were about 35 miles nf speeding. W, C. pleaded Truman Must Soon Fill Important FCC Vacancy WASHINGTON. Oct. 10. (UP) — President Truman was looking around todny for n successor to Charles R. Denny as SlO.OOO-n-yrar chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. There was some belief Mr. Truman would by-pnss the six remaining commissioners and pick an outsider, probably a Democrat. The White House announced yesterday (hat Denny was leaving because of financial considerations. Denny said he would probably announce his plans for the future within a week. It has been widely suggested I bat he will accept n high-paid Job with ImhiUiv, possibly wllh the National Droadcnsl- Ing Company. First he will take a month's vacation, however, begin nlng as soon as he can clean up hi: work at Ihe FCC. His reslgnatlor Is effective Oct. 31. ' Denny became a commission!. . , -• - - —-• -• ..-,.»,,«..—«v-.-* I,P >p> ,->^i.b\i'i>£. t * i v. « .ii|> jjjcaucQ u\.im j "v^ nu ic a cnnin and increase the population of Ger- 1 per hour in squalls near the center , guilty and WM fined $18 on the j March, 1945. at the age of 32, young of the storm, the advisory said. ' Mme charge. | Ml man *v«r to b* appointed, Weary Britons Face Prospect of Higher Taxes and Less Food LONDON. OCT. 10. (UP)—Britons weary of austerity measures, faced the new prospect todny of increased (axes, hitihnr prices and less food. Further withtlrnwnls from the United Slutes loan appeared lo be the only posslbiltty for relieving the .situation this Winter. British newspapers speculated to- dny. in the «akc of Chancellor of the Exchequer Hugh Dalton's nd- drcss. that the Tobacco tax might Iw doubled, boosting the price of clgarcts lo SI 20 a pack. Billion said he Intended to introduce a supplementary budget this Kail in an effort to curb (he spitaling Inlliflion. His address brought a barrage of predictions irom the British Press. The News Chronicle said the treasurer might introduce a compulsory savings scheme under which the government would deduct a rising percentage of Individual incomes, pronilsiii? to repay the amounts alter the financial crisis has passed. uid maintained by the Pah- ^ clntlon. a benevolent corporation, Mr. Autry explained. Officers nnd directors of the Association serve without pay, ri» pointed out, except "for the satU- of rpublic service rendered." ' officers.o<ythe Awoclatlon lert E. Blaylock, secretary;"' ryor, "treasurer; and "Jesse , attorney. Other director* iris Tompklns, Chnr.le- Abbott, Raleigh Sylvester, B.'O. West Russell Phillips, Ros.v D. Hughes, K. R. Jackson nnd j. A. Leech. Win Is Vandalism Curbed Mr. Autry also pointed out Hint that co-operation of the public wns needed In conducting the Pair and maintaining Walker Pnrk. "Vnndnllsm (nt Walker Park) must bow to public opinion," he asserted. •. Mr. Autry concluded his talk by pointing out that organizations like tho Fnir Association "don't just happen." The work of such a group requires much effort and time on the part of It-, members, he said. ' He paid tribute to men whom he snld contributed grenlly lo Fair Association activities and named among them Clarence Wilson, Robert E. Blaylock, J. Mcll Bvoqks, Louis O. Nnsh and C. G. Smith. Visiting fiotnrians at yestcrday.'g meeting Included Curtis C. Birton of Little Rock; Gordon Croj-- ett srxi Tom J. Walsh, bolh S: gj. Louis; O. B. Segraves of Osceola; P. L. Harris and Jack Coats, both of Nacogroches, Texns; and Harold Trnylor of Blythevillc, Junior Rji tartan. Troubles Within A. F. of L. Heading For a Showdown BAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 10. (UP) —Powerful AFI, lenders clashed today for a test ol strength in open convention which mny finally end the long Jurisdictions! strike between Hollywood movie unions. The battle also may decide whether John L. Lewis will walk alona In refusing to sign non-Communist affidavits under the Tnlt-Hart- ley Act. , The personal quarrels of Lewis, William Hutcheson of the AFL, carpenters, Richard Walsh of the stage employers, and others, were pushed Into the foreground of the executive council. It referred the two smouldering issues to the full convention with specific recommendations. That was certain to produce a showdown. Tlie outcome of some of thcs» quarrels in (he past among the veteran union bosses changed the whole course of the American labor movement. High of 80 Recorded Temperatures here yesterday re.i'hcd a hlsh of 80 degrees, nc- aiiding lo Robert E. Blaylock, ofd- cml weather observer. Lowest temperature recorded during last night was 55 degrees. Weather 334 many." ARKANSAS—Fair today, tontsht and Saturday. ,No important temperature changes. New York Stocks I T. M. Slocks Amcr Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester North Am Aviation Revubllc Steel Radio Socony Vacuum ... Studcbaker . . Standard of 77 34 7-8 90 1-8 . 62 3-4 36 1-8 58 7-8 57 1-4 Y Central .............. 14 3-4 ..89 3-4 .'. 9 5-8 .. 27 5-8 .. 81-4 .. 16 1-8 21 3-4 N J 74 1-4

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