The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 13, 1947 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE THE DOMINANT NEWSl'APKR OF NORTHEAST'ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI NEWS VOL. XLIV—NO. 172 Blylhevllle Courier Blythcvllle Daily New» Blytheville Herald Mississippi Vftlley Ltidtr BLYTHKVILUC, AUKANSAS, MONDAY, OCTOHKU 13, 10-17 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS lear Lake Youth [illed When Car Fashes Info Tree Lad Dies of Broken Neck in Accident On E, Cherry Street An 18-year-old Clear Lake farm |outh was killed, a 15-inonllis-old Braggadocio. Mo., child was seriously injured and a 'JO-ycar-old tlcmphls truck driver was slightly Kurt in traffic accidents In thi. prea over the week-end. Motorist; two minor accidents here an< licar Manila were uninjured whl!. Vwo others escaped unhurt in th veck-ends only fatal wreck. Krtdie 1). Spence, IS-year-old [clear Lake farm yuulb, was killed I Instantly late Saturday night | when Die car he wns driving left gravel road on tlie Southeast I outskirts ut Klythevilln and went I Into a ditch, striking: a tree. The youth died of a broken neck. Ie was the sou of Mr. and Mrs. W. Spence of Clear Lake. Officers aid the car apparently went out control. Young Spence had turned off the Clear Lake Road on Blast Cherry |SJrecl and was headed toward Bly""* "" officers said. The accident \ about two blocks outside |th e city limits shortly before mld- |nJght Saturday. Spence's death Is tlie 12lh traf- • flc fatality in Mississippi County |to far this year. An unidentified couple riding with • young Spence escaped uninjured, of- Iliccrs said. In addition to his parents, the I youth is survived by two sisters. Miss Ishirley Fay Spence and Mrs. Don- lita Dyer, and four brothers, Johnny, |o. C., Eugene and Bobbie Spence. reside in the Clear Lake coin- |munity. Services for the youth will be I held, at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Pull 1 Gospel Tabernacle here with The 1 Rev. Vent Bowlin, pastor, official- I ing. Burial will be in Maple Grove 1 Cemetery. CoYjfa Funeral Home la | in charge. Child in Hospital Here Larry Gene Felton, 15-months-old I son of Mr. and Mrs. Jess Felton of 1 Braggadocio, Mo., is in Walls- Hos- I pital today receiving treatment for I serious, injuries suffered when he, J was struck by a car near his home | Saturday night. The child's condition was termed I fair today. He was reported as suf- [ fering from ,a brain injury and "crushing ;injury" of the 1 chest. -Her ports indicated that t|ie child wa I struck by a car being backed ou | of a driveway and thrown under front wheel, which passed over | his chest. A slight head laceration was suf- I fered by Harry W. Arnold, 30, when | the truck he was driving for tlie par a nine and Carsh grocery firm 4^ Memphis collided with another' large truck driven by Robert But- ! ler, 39-year-old Barfield Negro, near Luxora Saturday night. Both drivers were arrested for reckless driving by state police, v who said the trucks met on a small Highway 61 bridge two miles North of Luxora. The cab of Arnold's truck struck the trailer of the vehicle driven by Butler, who was unhurt. The Memphis - truck was about a three-ton vehicle while the other, owned by J. C. Ellis of Barfield, was of two-ton capacity, officers said. No one was injured when a 1946 Plymouth station wagon driven by James Peck of Olean, N. Y., collided with a 1935 Plymouth coupe driven by Leon Burns of Blytheville about 1:30 yesterday afternoon at the Intersection of Highway 61 and~Park Street. The cars collided as Mr. Burns, headed South on Park, attempted » left turn and crossed the path ofj the station wagon, approaching from the North, a police report j^y>wcd. Both cars received fender • < 1^,'; body damage on the right side. James F, Gaulncy of Olcan, N. Y., owner of the station wagon, wns a passenger. No arrests were made, A car, ^driver or owner of which remained' unidentified today, was Two Missco Boys < Enter District 4-H Competition William "Buddy" Clark of Route 3 Osccolu and Lyman Hcnson of Annorel, will represent Mississippi lounty In the District 4-H Club contests In leadership and achievement and in corn production, whkh will be held next month, It was announced today by County Agents D. V. Maloch of Qsceota and. Keith J. Binjrey of Blylhevllle. The two favm youths were chosen to represent North and South Mississippi In the competition through their outstanding work none in club work rturine the past year. Clark is president of the Reiser 4-H Club and of the County 4-H Council, and Hcnson Is president of the Armoroi Club_ Bolh youths have outstanding 4-11 Club records, Hcnson having won the corn variety yield contest at the District Pair here last month and Clark being a county-wUc leader in club work. The two youths will also represent the county in the stale competition which will also be held next month, but In order for either of them to place first In the state contest, they must win similar honors in the district. Living Standards in Blytheville Nearly Twice As High as Nation's Average, Sales Survey Shows Southeast Florida Hit by Hurricane Second Disaster in Month Causes Heavy Damage in Miami By DICK WEST United Tress Staff Correspondent MIAMI, Fla.. Oct. 13. (U.P.l — Thousands were homeless today In Southeast Florida as the second hurricane to strike, here in less than a month left the highest flood waters in years and damage amounting to millions in its wake. The storm was located in a 10:15 a. m. EST weather Bureau advisory about 300 miles southeast of Cape Hatteras, N. C. It was moving northeasterly at about 15 miles an hour with highest winds -still 60 miles an hour. Small craft from Charleston to the Virginia Cal>es were advised to stay in port. Torrents of rain followed the storm as it passed over Florida's East Coast Sunday morning leaving rising floods that sent more that 2,000 persons fleeing from their homes to huddle in Red Cross shelters. Water swirle'd deep in. thestreets of towns up and down • Florida's gold coast area long after the compact but destructive hurricane whipped out to the -Atlantic to blow itself out Big Transformer Delivered standards in Blyllicvillc, based on retail sales foi' high as the average for tlie entire United Slates with per person, according to statistics compiled in ;i siiles closed today. * The data compiled by Uie Ncv.' York agency making Ihe survey shows Hut retail stores In Blytheville for 1946 had sales amounting to »15^8T,000, which represent an increase of more than »2.400.000 over the 1946 figure of 313,419.000. Blytheville's per capita (pending of 11,132 compare! with an average of JK4 'or Ihe nation, *i:U for tlie Wr«t South Onlral states, and a per capita spending of $335 for Arkansas Food purchases, a principal index of living standards, the survey directors pointed out, accounted for the largest part of er.cri dollar spent, in Blytheville. The food bill for tlie city was found lo be »2,193,000 for 194fi. and compares with an expenditure of $1.900,000-in Blytheville in 1945. Per person, the food expenditure amounted to »147 in Blylheville, while the corresponding figure for the West South Central slates was $121, and in Arkansas. $19. The other retail categories investigated in the survey—general merchandise and drnijs—also slump Blytheville as a quality market. Purchases of general incrclianit- dise rose to $2,500,000 In 1946. a gain of $658,000 over the 1945 total of $1,8*2,000. Drug store buying in Blytheville reached a peak of *5«.000 in 1946 which compares with sales of $450,000 during the previous year. While figures for the current year will not be available to the researchers for several months, it is esti mated that the total for 1947 wil !>'!(>, nri! nearly twice n.s s ' nl the rale of $l,r.V2 survey, H wa.s dis- Restaurant Men Ask Modification Of Meatless Days Operators to Get Hearing Before Truman Committee WASHINGTON, Ol, 13, (UP) — Jury Convicts City Official On Bribe Count The 5.000 KVA transformer shown nbnve hns hci'n delivered to Iho Arkunsas-Mis.soiu'i 1'ower Company's substation near I'urnconUl nlU'r a scries of delays. The cqxiipmciit \vns ordered two years JIRO, A specially constructed railroad car was used to haul the trumiuiincr Ironi tile factory in Milwaukee, Wls., !o pnraiiuuld, A strike at ttie luclory delayed delivery nine months. Jamrs Hill, Jr.. president ol the powci- company, said. A similar transformer recently was Installed nt Rector. be near the 1046 buying. 31-Man Detail Over Ocean fro Try Hand at Stopping Florida Hurricane Voters to Decide On Bond Issues Three Carufhersville Issues Submitted For Ratification CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. Oct. 13 —Caruthersville voters will go to the polls in a special $575,000 bond election tomorrow to decide extending and Improving tile city sewerage and waterworks systems. If approved, these improvements will provide sewerage and water facilities to the Shoe Factory, Compress and Parkview Addition! which were voted within the corporation limits ol Caruthersville following the taking of the 1940 census. Tlie projects call for expenditures TAMPA, Flu., Oct. 13. (U.P.l— Mini's first effort (o l>renk up u hurricane wa.s launched today- when three nnny pluncs took otl Irom Mac-Din Field to drop dry ice on the (timln.slilmj center ol a ironical storm over the Atlantic. Two B-lV's were loatteci with dry* ' Ice pellets to tUop Into the storm while a Super] or tress D-2J), currying Army and Navy personnel, photographers a ad general electric- scientists, went Mong lo record results of the experiment, known us "Operation Cirrus." Tlie planes took off at 8:15 EST, It, wns announced by Mac- Dill field public Information officer George Byrnes. They were due to return this niter noon. Strongest winds ol the sVoivn, which lashed South Florida yesterday, were reported by the Weather Comparatively little damage done by the TO-mne winds. was but, the flood that followed wrought destruction that was estimated by City Manager .Richard Dariner at $2,000,000 tor Miami alone. And in the Everglades farm area just west of Miami great portions of the year's 18,COO-carload vegetable crop and 100,000-ton sugar crop were ruined. Florida's Agriculture Commissioner Nathan Mayo called. the floods of $575.000 with one proposal calling for the issuance of bonds in the amount of $210,000 for extending and Improving the.publlc sewer sy.s- tcm to include the new areas. The two other project's to be considered at tomorrow's election call for the Issuance of bonds in the amount of $285,000 for the extension and improvement of the city's waterworks and $100,000 for tlie extending and improving the revenue- producing waterworks. Price Prohers Hear Tale of Woe in Florida might cause additional ruin which i '"rirkel 'today," .said spokesmen "the greatest agricultural disasllrj M present the outstanding bond- this section in 30 years" and said the farm losses alone would run as high as $20,000.000. Crop Losses Heavy More than 40.0CO acres were flooded in the state's southernmost county, Dade, and water from "knee to arm-pit high" forced thousands to scramble for safety to * high ground and even to their own roof-tops. Drainage . facilities were useless in the ctownponr as .one Miami station recorded a rainfall of 1 38 inches in lo minutes nt the height o£ the storm. Worst hit by the floods was Hialcah, famed horse-racing subcrb northeast of Miami. Mayor Henry Mtlandcr ordered a state of emergency and Sheriff Sullivan Clamped on a curfew, directing the arrest of anyone on the streets after dark. Florida National Guardsmen [ were alerted by Col. Robert Bal- reported by state police to have lard to assist In clieckin g agrow- rnn into a ditch South of Big Lake i£ wave of looting as water rar near Manila on West Highway 18. State police were unable to locate the driver but said a check of hospitals revealed that no one was killed or Injured in the wreck. Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. Oct. 13. (UP)— (USDA) -Livestock: Hogs: 12,7.00: salable 11,500; fairly active. Barrows and gilts steady lo weak with average Fricias'. most weakness on weights under 160 Ibs. Sows, steady to 25c higher. Bulk good and choice 180 to 300 Ibs. Barrows and gilts, 29.50; top 28.75 for feral loads. Bunch of 325-lh ights 2D.2S; 160 to 170 Ibs. 28.5030; 130 to 150 Ibs. 26.00-28.25: mostly 28.00 down; 100 to 120 Ibs 33.00-25.25; good 2TiO to +50 Ib sows 27.25-28.50. Cattle 8,600; salable 7,500; calves 2500. all salable. General market Mow, but inquiry improved over Friday and firmness evident In most cases. One load average to top jjooci steers, 28.50; a few medium steers 20.00-25.00; mcdiunr heifers and mixed yearlings, around 16.00-2300; it few good upward from 25.00. Little done on good cows. Some common and medium beef type, 13.00-lf.OO canncre and Milters, 10.25-13.00; spots appeared 25c higher on these School Bus Overturns KANSAS CITY. Mo., Oct. 13. (UP: —Police said today a school bus loaded with children, overturnsr In the southeast part of Kansas CilJ «(, 8:50 a.m. and that one child known d«»d. cd indebtedness of Caruthersville is ipproximately *I4fl,000 and the total assessed valuation of the city us set out in the ordinance calling for the special election is $3^02,416. Armorel Negro Killed During Fight Over Debt An argument over * 50-cenl debt brought death to one Negro at Armorel Saturday night and a Bureau to have diminished to bout WJ miles an hour: Lack of knowledge of what migi-'-; 1 ! -r^? happen kept Army-Navy officials ; J 1 "?* from trying to break up the storm '. "'-U3.- whlle It was overturn!, They leaved I l) ^~ v . b * r «* i ^ it i. _ would add to the flood The ten-plane. 3J-trmn detail ha* been ready for several t\nys tu ivy breaking up the storm by dropping dry ice pellets itito ils center to create a pressure within the storm clouds themselves. But lack of knowledge of exactly what might happen has kept Army- Navy officials from trying to break up the storm overland, They thought it might cause additional rain which would add to the flood damage already reaching giant, proportions in south Florida, ; Cant. Byrnes would not make public any details of the proposed experiment but said if it is carried through the results would bo disclosed immediately on return of the planes. One spokesman for the project said there wa.s little chance that the material now on hnnd. would go ; very far Ibivard completely 1 breaking up the storm, j Earlier, officials,in charge of the • operation .said It would havo to be : tried first on B "little storm." JACKSONVILLE, Flu., Oct. 13. (UP) — Citrus growers today slam- mcd ft laic ol low' prices hi the face of n joint conxrcssionnl subcommittee Investigation of high prices. aKit'nl t«d;iy lo ask Pri'sli^-nl Tru- nmn'N food-saving elti/cns rommEt- l<'c (o modify Its demand for nuiat- U'ss uiul poultry Uiss duys in Uu* nation's 1^0,000 le.stiumun.s. Unbelt J. Wilson, sem'iurv of thi' National Ucsliturunl I ml UN- ! Uy Advisory Commit U'e st\lil I lie ImiuMry will cooperate in lha ovor- »1] drlvi- lo jmve an extra iOO.iHlO,- OCt) bushels of grain for Kurope. Hut U« said some uimUlStations \\\ l lie proKi'nm were necessary to prevent individual Injustices. Ho jsnid Hip request for motllfl- cultous Ui< the. pi'OHvvvui \VCIT ucc* r.ssnrv to prevent Individual inJUS- tlcCS. He siild I ho request for modification would IK* dl.snissi'd with tooil tin; clmlnmin Charles Luck- mun ut a meet I UK this nfU'rnmm Wll.son declined In say i'Xnell> nut changes the restaurant people request. Indicated, however, they would to use wieners, swrnl lirends ollu-r meat by products on meatless Tue.sdnys and to use eKKS In the prepn ration of other foods on ji.iulirylr.s.s Thursdays, Union to SceU Injunction The decision by the rest n urn nt lietiple I'nuie ns tlu> fc>rul drive bumped liilo a union threat lo ob- luiu n rourl Injunction to prevent t a rtn-day \\hl.skey-mnkliH: "holiday." The distillery workers union rul.s- I ils threat n.s Luckmnn. scheduled un nflrruoon conference lo decide when distillers can begin the GO-dny production holidiiy. Joseph M. Jacobs, rnunsel [nr I the, union, said In Sun V'Ynnel.'itio IhiU he had wired President, Tru- jrmn lo protest such a .shutdown He said the union had uotlficc the (list 1)1 CM-.H Ihey would be »uct for breach o[ contract If Ihey closed. Luckumn will meet with beei inniiufRctiiLTi'0: Wednesday, preswn ably lo n-sk them to cutback thel production to snve gr'Aln. They wil not be naked to close down com plctely because Nicy hfiva no )nru< reserve.-). -\-. . Meanwhile, 1 fa ecu by.,. HOT SPRINGS, Ark,, Oct. 13. (UP) — Ijonp and continued court battles loomed today as PiosucuUna Attorney Sidney 8. MoMiUh mnp- pcd furihi-i plans in his coura actions against the once-powerful Gurliuul County uoUllcftl ittaehiue o( Prosecutor McMath and his a»- sistitnt.s Rained I hi* \ippor rdno as R clrcMl\ co\u*t iuvy ycstcixUvy coiv- vleted City Attorney Jay Rowland on a bribery charge. Ttic pennlty wn.s recommended at one your !n Oit 1 Mttte iwultcuUnry and a fine of $750, one-half of the maximum 'nalty permitted by law. However. U wa.s expected that at- nioys for Rowlnmi wHl ftlu a motion (or a iw.w trial, and If Uiat falls, appeal llic verdict to the Ar* HIM 1.1 Supreme Court. MeMulh, who established n pro- I'i'tJetU by immediately calling for a ie-Lriai in the Rowland ease after Ihi: Tii'.st Jury was unable to reach a verdict,indicated that he would loslow ILL! unorthodox couvsu by of- tering a "svnnrl.s« nu>ve" in conlln- uini; lii.s elfori.s lo convict other of the Mi'l^niiihlln men. H was believed lhat Oeorge Me- Liiu^lilln, brother of the former mayor and political kingpin for 'JU yciir.s, will be tried next on c): iircfjitlitK public mnnoy to whlrh ! \v»-s not eiUltleil. Court will re- invenc toininrow morning. Ed Spear. 75-yetir-oUI former Uy constable and special dt'tnUy i.H'.sKnr, wns scheduled to be called i trial on a robbery charge but 111 e;U1 h (iri)h;u)ly will cniiAc delay : his cm.e. Mcliiumhllu himself probably w ! ll K Die last to be called for trial, [it wns Indicted by it special Garus(J Gmndy Juiy early this year on 5 counts of bribery ami official mis- miduct. Russians Launch j Last Ditch Fight In Balkan Tangle Vishinsky Insists U.S., British Mov« Troops From Greece / MKB SIKX'KSS, N. V., Oct. IX (ll.r.l— Tlic Unite,! Naljims Gin- cnil AMfliilily inernlitlinlngly re- JiTU'd Kmslu's proiiusal for •••!1"K AiiKTlcnn urn! British iroojm (torn (IriTve toil.iy al * turbulent Srmlun miirkril by Soviet denlall llmt Hie crnmlnlrr.! haa been revived. the citrus industry. Robert. Evans of the F rus commi.sslon told the two-member Eastern subcommittee that the citru.s industry had for several food years operated on retail prices of less lh«n the parity which Ihc government, supported lo nl le;ist !10 per cent In other agricultural Industrie.?. the top. The President's food niunpal« ' managers conceded that public sup Cit- port was .slow I" building up bi. hind the prnyram, Dut Uioy look ed for better response: oner the Locn committees swlui; Into nclloi Judge Harrison Holds charge of murder against another — . — , t .. after ihn disnute flared Into a Court in South MlSSCO our inches deep In many Hialeah torts. The hurricane resulted in cast two deaths when a pai r o •olunteer ambulance drivers died a crash of their vchlclp Into a eicphone pole ' ' of the storm. after the dispute flared Into a knlle fight. As a result of th« fight, M. C. Currin, 32-year-old Negro o[ Ar- inorel is dead today and Willie James Hdlmes, 33-year-old Greenwood, Miss., Negro Is in the county Jail here facing a - murder charge. Officers said Holmes adiniUcn OSCEOLA. Oct. 13.—The Fall term, criminal division, of the Osceola District of Mississippi County Circuit Court convened here today with judge Zal B. Harrison of Blytheville presiding. The first day of llic two-wee!-* term was devoted to cmpancUtnK "For the last season the average price on a crate of oranges a". the tree was Sl-25 while the parity i price $2.72." Evans said. "For grapefruit Insl yenr the tree-raiser got 84 cents" Evans added, "svliilc that parity would have nuirkcd them worth $1.06." he added; "Gnmicd juices are the best bar-- caln In food today according lo the Department, of Agriculture's bureau of economics, it's sdlintf retail for 10 cents a (plntl can or three for 25 cents In mosl yi'ocery stores." Effects of yesterday's food-devastation of South Florida hart not yet been computed into the flRnres given the committee but Evans had earlier estimated previous storms, slicing the sl/,e nf Ire.; crops, may brine; higher prices to growers this winter. Navy Rescues Three Seamen Adrift 20 Days Arab Bomb Hits U.S. Consulate American Position On Partition of Palestine Blamed during ttic height 10 o'clock Saturday night at the home of another Negro near the Armorel Store. Holmes stabbed Currln only once, the knife severing the latter's jugular vein, offi- Georgia Insurance Firm Promotes Blytheville Men Jolm D. pulch of BlyllwvlHc has been promoted to nianaKrr of the newly-formed North Arkansas Di- stabblng Currin in the neck about ] a petit Jury and setting of cases ----•-••• • •-• "--'on the docket for trial. No grand Jury was summoned for this lerm.I vision or the Life insurance Com- 'The first trial is expected to !;et nany of Georgia, «, svns announced underway tomorrow. At the sprim; term, the trial of Mary Hodge for HONOLULU. T. H.. Out. 13.. (UP —A Navy patrol boat today rescm Ihrcfi .sramcn, adrift on powerle minesweepers for 20 cloys in II' Pacific near tiny Palmyrn A loll. s i The Hnvnlltin sea Crontier reported the men were in good health and did not need medical nUenlloii. The patrol craft reached (be minesweeper. drilXlnR In UH- wn -HO miles East and Nnrlheast of Palmyra, today but apparently Ir.y alongside until daylight before t&k- Ini; the innn iibonrd. Platie.s located Hie minesweeper carrying the men after an nil-out search. The patrol ,shJps reached I the scene aftei^ a 40-hour run from Pjibnyni. The men hud been iiboard Ihe ininesweeprr twice :is Iruig ns their supply ol food and wntrr wns sup posed to last. When the lug Edward M. Grim cut loose from the vessels Sept. 24, a 10-dny -supply of provisions was left behind. 48 Model Autos to Cost More, Manufacturer Says DETROIT. Oct. 13. I UP)—C. E. tVitson. president of General Motors Corporation, says prices for 1948 model automobiles will be increased and warns that only more production and a longer work we^K can halt the upward spiral of living costs. In a week-end statement, Wilson proposed a 45-hour work week and six per cent increase in houny wage rates as a solution to Increasing living costs. "Even if there is no increase in wages engineering changes and coils of materials will bring increased prices for 1948 cars,'' he said. Under a 45-hour week and higher pay rates Wilson said, "industiy could afford to increase production since time and a half payments would not start until the 46th hour," He suggested that the work week could revert to 40 hours or even 30, after supply had been balanced with demand. cers said. The argument started over a 50- cent debt Holmes owed Currin, they reported. Currin attacked Holmes, they *ald. and before being Killed Intlk-ted knife wounns In the back and one hand of the Mississippi Negro. Holmes woundj were not serious, officers said, and he was treated at a hospital here before being taken to Jail. Sheriff's Deputies Erwin Jones and Holland Atkcir Investigated .lie slaying. JERUSALEM, Oct. V.I. tUP) — A bomb exploded in the connwund o: the United Stales consulate in Jo- riisiilein loclny, sljghtly Injuring two employes, tviul police blnincd Vt 01 the Arab underground organlT-a Jlhnd. As the Iroinb exploded, more than 2.000 Arabs ol the Syrlnn-bcbancs armies, including armored units were reported to be maneuvering along the Northern border ol Palestine. The Jewish defense Army Havana alerted 1U men ns far South as the center ol Palestine Police .suspected the Jihad Uomb- 0(1 the U. S. consulate In reprisal lor the united Stales announcement of Us support on Saturday of a proposal before the United Nations to partition PiilcstllK! mlo Arab and Jewish Ktatcs. The. Polish embassy was bombed yesterday — a few windows were broken--and the police Illumed. Ihe Jiliad nnd saltl the motive wns llic same;. A few windows a'so were broken In llic U. 8. consulate and the consul-general's dining room wns slightly damaged. The two Injured employes were cut by pieces of flying glass. The Syrian-Tjebanese forces, part of the seven-nation Arab army the Arnb League hud threatened to throw against the Jews, were so close to the frontier '.hit Palestinians couid sec their campfirc« twinkling across the desert all nlgliU Reports of Arab maneuvers cnmc (rom the border towns ol Mcttila, Kcfur-Oilatil. Dan, Datnc, Kcfar- Blum and Dcganlya. Thn report Irom Kefar-BHim said armored cars could be si'cn moving about ou Iho other skle of the frontier. A United Press correspondent at K^far-Gll- adi saw ground forces maneuvering. LAKK SUCCESS, N. Y., ( U.P.)—Hussia today opened tual-tlilcli hut hopeless • it lo win United Nations npprovnl of ils own, Halknn • |ihm whk'h demands removal of British nnd American li'oop.s and experts from C! niece. The light was launched in the UN'K Political Committee by Soviet • Vic<> Minister o( Foreign Affairs Andrei Y. Vishinsky. VisMnsky charged Hint the United States and Ilrltaln would vole down, the Hus- »lim plan, with Hie nil! of their supporters, branixe they feared th. proposed Soviet Inquiry would "impeach" them for violating the UN charter In Greece. The Soviet proposal had no hope ol success, Tlic committee has already approved a modified Amer- knn C.irock program calling for a wnlclulog commission In the Balkans and taking note of the UN alkan Inquiry finding that Greece's irce northern neighbors were at null In the border troubles. The pulltloil committee light over the Soviet proposals was m u:miui|> session to it 1'alcsllne , ' discussion IciU'r today nt M'hifh Itiissiii will hreak Ils silence and uriihaltly will give mollified siip- imrl (o the proposals for partitioning Palestine Into Jewish and Arab stall's. Visliinsky again attacked th« American (ialkuns resolution, ap- iroved by the committee Saturday; loling particularly that the United States had abandoned its light to obtain u "guilty" verdict against • Albania, Hulgaria and Yugoslavia in . the Greek disorders. Ho also noted that the United Stales had abandoned its previous insistence that It would accept _a- „ compromise on the '"guilt" ciue.v- tlon only If the three Northern countries promised to abide by the findings of the new Balkans commission of the UN. Vishinsky pointed out Unit at least one of the votes on the American proposal showed u mere plurality supporting the United States with more tlnin half of Hie UN members opposed or abstaining from the vote. Weather today. Mr. Futch was formerly :ita tithe slaying of Buck Boo/.c, Negro, agcr of the Qlythevllle District of wa.s ordered continued and sot tov] th^ insurance Ilrm ami will he the first day pf this term. She is succeeded nt this post by Jamw» charged with manslaughter. I McMnUin ol Blytheville. Truman Aide Dons Overalls for Tour To Get Sentiment on Aid to Europeans McKellar Not to Seek Re-election to Senate ARKANSAS—Pair today, tonigh'. and Tuesday. No important 'emrxr- alllr* changes. MEMPHIS. Tenn., Oct. 13. <UP> — Sen. Kenneth D. Mc-Kcllar. D.. Tenn., said today that he will not be !k candidate for public office again. "I hope to serve out my term, doing the best that I can for my state." Hie elderly senator said. "This will b« my lost term. I will not be R candidate for public office again." McKnllar, 77, Is serving his sixth consecutive lerm in the United Stales Senate. In nearly 30 years in the upper IIINSC of Congress, "K. D." as he is affectionately known, gained the title of "the patronage senator." McKellar was » staunch supporter of many progressive policies of Ihe late President Franklin D. RooMvelV. WASHINGTON. Oct. 13. (UPi — President Tniman has received from one of Ills close advisers a "crass roots" report that Ihe American people favor emergency aid to Europe now "but don't want to enter any long-term program," until Europe shows what it can do for itself. Leslie L. Bifflc. secretary of the Senate Democratic Policy ComniK- lee. disclosed today that he had found on the basis of n tour of representative sections of the nation that the people generally favor a "go-slow" altitude on future financial aid to foreign nations. Ditftc Is n former Arkansnn. Biffle has reported his findings to Mr. Truman. He snid he did not know what effect the report would have on the type or program the administration will present to Congress. Meanwhile, Mr. Truman summoned a special conference of his top European envoys and government economic experts for a firsthand review of the European economic situation. It was understood Scotland Yard Denies Plot to Murder Serin LONDON. Oct. 13. lUP) — The Exchange Telegraph News Agency reixirled today that Scotland Yaixi had uncovered a plot to kill Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin. A Scotland Yard spokesman, when questioned about the agency's report, said that "we have nou uncovered any plot against Bcvin's life." Exchange Telegraph satd 43 Week-end Arrests for Drunkenness Forty-one persons arrested for iljlic drunkenness and uvo others rested for drunk driving today Id a lota! of $1)31.15 In fines ami rfclted bonds in Municipal Court. Arrested by city poMce, 31 pc-r- ns forfeited bonds of $20.25 on argcs of public drunkenness whllj ght others paid fines of $10 plus 0.25 costs. Only one person for- llcd a S20.25 bond for disturbing c peace. One person arrested by county fleers forfeited a S30.25 bond >r public drunkenness while an- hcr paid n fine of $10 plus $2025 Ticcr and court costs. Garland Hodge forfeited a $3523 oml on a charge of driving while ulcr the Influence of alcohol while L. Peterson forfeited a bond of 16.25 on the same charge. : special (hat (ho incH-ling was ninirrt to chnnglnK Information rather than j '^'"^ formulnliug any specific decisions.' ' ff Conferees included Gen. Walter • Bcrtcll Smith, ambassador to Russia; Lewis W. Doufilas. ambassador Vo Britain; Gen. D. Clay, U. S. military governor InGcrmnnv. nnct his political adviser, Robert D. Murphy. BMfle's disclosure carnc ns Senate Republican Whip Kenneth S. j Wherry of Nebraska predicted tbrrc Temperature Here SoorS will I>e no special session of Con- ~ press lo vote "stop-grip" aid to Europe or bcRln considering the Marshall plan. Blfflc's report to Ihe President was baser) on a tour during which he dnnned overalls during part of the .swing and mingled with dock workers in ChicaRO, railroad workers at Buffalo. N. Y-, truck drivers in Wisconsin and also sounded out sentiment in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Alabama. Georgia and Florida. Il.ffle said the pulse-feeling tour was.his own icira and that he paid I lifs own expenses. The agency* said was made on all correspondence and parcels arriving at the foreign of lice nnd *a(, Kevin's home during the weekend. The Information came from .Scotland Yard, th c agency reported. Near 90-Degree Mark Supreme Court Balks Move by Fiscal Board LITTLE ROCK, Oct, 13. (UP) — The Arknnsns Supreme Court mice, today Mint the state Hscal contro board has no authority to npproprf ate money to the Bureau of I^flgis | tativc Research for payment of sal fuJly i nr [ CS O f a ^rector and other cm '^ ll ploycs. lunly j The unanimous opinion, writtei r by A&soclnte Justice J. S. Holt, up [ nr!d the case brought by Radt Kvangcltat James Mnckroll, n taxpayer, from Pulsski Chaucer Court. Acting Chancellor Guy Ann Irr had overruled a demurrer flic by the attorney general's of fie lopiT'sexithig the state. The stai stood on the demurrer a.s presente nnd appealed lo the Suprcn Court. TUr 1947 General Assembly fixUc in make a specific appropriation Mir research bureau, nnd the fisc (Lintrol board on July 22 ftUempte to appropriate $9,408 to lUc burca •oin the emergency fund. . I Fair weather with temperatures rangine Irom the hiRh 80's to the low 60"s prevailed here over the weekend. 1 Highest temperature ycstr-rcby \ was 69 degrees while Saturday's City Council to Meet birli wns 87 degrees, According to Rcbrrt E. Blaylock, official weather cjb-civer here. I/iw during last night was CO <lc- •iiccs and during Saturtlny m:^u ;';<• mercury's lowest reading w?.s CO decrees. The City Council will hold monttily meeting at 7:30 tomorrc niplit In City Hall Mayor E. jarkson snid today lhat no spec issues were schcd'uled for discu. sion by the aldermen. Two Hegros Slug Watchman; Take Cash and Weapon Lonnle C. Haynes of Blytheville, Ight. watchman for- the Federal impress, reporter! to police Sat- irday night that he had been ac- ackcd by two unidentified Negroes, vho struck him on the head and stole his pistol and billfold con- .alning $18. The attack took place near the compress shortly before 9 o'clock Saturday night ns Mr. Haynes was going to work, police said. Mr. Haynes told police lie was attacked from behind and did not see Uie Negroes' faces. Tlie attackers fled alter taking the gun and money. Both Negroes Jumped on Mr. Haynes' back and knocked htm down, police said. He was hot injured and retained consciousness. Results of Box Elder School Election Awaited Results of the special election held nt the Box Elder School to determine whether or not the Box Elder School District would be consolidated with the Learhvllle District had not been filca with the C«imty supervisor's office here at noon today. However. J. R Wilkins Jr., superintendent of the LeRchvUle School, stated Iliat complete re-turns of the election are expected to be received this afternoon and would. be announced as soon u they are tabulated.

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