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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS . . THIE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS ANn «r,T,™^^!Tf * . ^ 1 M ~* *~ •**? VOL. XLIT—HO. 1M Wyttievlll* Courier BlythevllI* Dally New* Mississippi Valley Blythevlll* Herald 1 ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI ' • . , BLYTHKVILLE, ARKANSAS, FllJDAY, NOVBMBKR 7, 1947 GOP May Direct Use of U.S. Cash *f or Foreign Aid Leaders to Favor Independent Agency Set-Up by Congrett BY GEORGE E. REBDT, JR. (United PT«M Staff CorrMpwAcnt) WASHINGTON, NOT. 7. <UP>— A strong Republican move was «h»- ping up In Congress today to take the Administration of foreign and out of the hands of the State Department. Influential legialators predicted that &n Independent agency would b* wtablished to administer both stop-gap atd and long-range assistance under khe Marshall plan for Rurop«an recovery. The new organization, they said, would b«r a heavy responsibility i/j Conffrmt. Their prediction came a* the Special House Committee on foreign aid reportedly wrote a stinging rebuke of Russia for 'obstructing" Europan recovery. The legislators we're said to (eel that Soviet activities have more than doubled the cobt of putting war ravaged nations Hnack on their tect. ** The committee, which has been meeting behind closed doors for the past two days, hoped to reach an agreement on a final report by nightfall. But it had still to settle the highly controversial issue administration of any form of foreign aid. Rep. Christian A. Herler. R., Mass., who led the group on its tour of Europe, is known to favor the creation of an "emergency foreign reconstruction authority." The agency would be headed by an eight-member board required to make annual reports to Congress. Republicans outside the committee did not know whether Herter's proposal would meet with their favor. .But they termed establishment of an agency outside the state department a "virtual certainty." Both the administration and Congress seemed in agreement on limiting the forthcoming special session to stop-gap aid. The objective was to provide assistance to carry Prance and Italy through the winter while a long range program was under consideration. US, Answers All Unofficially WASHINGTON, Nov. 7.' (UP) — The U-'ited States bombarded the world today with its "answer" to .Soviet Foreign Minister V. M. Molo- Vov—"The U. S. is not aggression minded." There will be no official reply. But the State Department's "Voice of America" devoted most of its time to broadcasting in 24 languages, Including Russian, the reaction of leading Americans and the American press to Moiotov's charres. The Soviet officinl chose the 30th anniversary of the Bolshevik revolution to charge that the United States was surrounding Russia with new bases for aggression and to sav there is no longer any secret about the atom bomb. One "Voice of Americr." official here said the only attempt to answer Moiotov's charges would be through the statements of senators, congressmen, other leading Americans and the press. "Our whole effort," he said, "will be to let the people of the world know the truth regarding what we are doing—that we are not ag- grcsslon-minded." Although no government offici.il *ould comment publicly on Moio- glpv's speech, their private reaction ^fas to discount his charges ns "more of the same." Kiwanis Club in Osccola fleets Officers for 7948 OSCEOI.A, Ark., Nov. 7. - Arthur w. Bowen was elected president of the o&ceola Kiwanis Club at its weekly meting here last night. He succeeds Herbert Shippen. Leslie (Dukle) Speck was named vice president and Chester carler was cncKcn treasurer. .^ccted to the Board of Directors were Charles Hampton, E P Bradley, E. M. jaffe, C. V. Horn, H. C. Shoemaker, Frcri Hendrix and D K. Yo;mg. Mr. Hampton and Mr. Bradley were re-elected. The new officers and directors will take office in January, Mr. Shippen said. Stave Bowker. E. p. Bradley and Pnlmer Stantoa Jr., »erved as nominating comnitucr. (or <he flection. The Rev. Herchalle Couch- fW.sn was marie an honorary member last night. Blytheyill* Gets Rain; Snow in Middle Wtst More than half »n inch of rain fell here in showers which began Inte IMI night and the temperature dropped to a low of « degrees He- cording to Robert E. Blaylock, official weather observer. Rainfall during last night totalled .S3 of an inch. Highest temperature yesterday was 63 degrees. K:jh winiis blcv rain or snow into most of the Middle West todny, but only scattered traces of rain fell on the Winter wheat belt, where It was needed most. A football game between Gen. Beadle Teachers and Springfield Teachers, scheduled to be played at Mitchell, 8. D., last night was cancelled bccRiise of the snow storm. The lowest temperature recorded last niji-.L was eight degrees at Clwirun, M«b. Park Commission Named by Mayor N«w Agency of City To Acquire, Beautify Old Burial Ground A five-man park commission authorized to acquire the old cemetery site on Ohlckasawba and maintain k through a City Park Beau- tlflcatibn Program ha« been appointed by Mayor E. H. JacXson, It w&s announced todny. Named M commlmoners were Jesse Taylor, Russell Phillips, Al- vln Huffman Jr., Mr«. Ethel Redford and Mrs. B. A. Bugg. Letters notifying the rive of their appointments were being received, by th«m today. Mr. Taylor Mid to-' day that a meeting of th* Salesmen for Scouting Go After Funds Needed To Do Better Character Training Job in Missco .rrrarr^h^^^ raising assignment, at a dinner-meetlg at Hotel Noble. Th« meeting launched this year's diivc to acquire funds which will aid in 111* Boy Scout movement i,, this halt of the counly.Thls drltc seeks conlrlbuti Inn In the rural arcas j for Boy Scout activities In thj Dommunlty Chest drive now underway. Drive chairmen at last night's*—.—campaign launching heard talks on SINGLE COPIES FIVE 'CENT! '«"« the v»lue of the Boy Scout movement and Scouting activities in this area by the Rev Hnrvcy T. Kidcl. paslor of the First Presbyterian Church here; Louis G. Nash the of Blytheville, divisional campaign chairmen for North Mississippi County; Hal Detrlck of Blytheville, Scout field executive for Mississippi receded| county; Vernon James of Osccola, Id to-; assistant field executive groupj county; and Noble Gill nre to, chairman of Ihe North Mississippi ""-; County District, Seoul Committee. No definite quota* for the campaign chairman for the South half of the county. • Men who will lead Ule drive In North Mississippi county communities Include: Manila, Harold (Trigger) Will! and B. C. plCDinan; Lcachvllle, Le- ' luirmcncy and roy Curler nnd Lee Bearrton; Dell, I "'Is country al Noble Oil]; Lost Cane, J. P. Harris ______ ! " 1(i Rnyclo Vench; Half Moon, for this! Claude Duncan and C. W. Garrl- of Dell, | K"»: Hiiffmnn, Eitdle Hngnn and Irvin Harrison; Forty ami Eiflit, Tnft Mctzgcr; Number Nine. Charles LaiiRston nnd ricesc Moore 1 Ar- morcl, Edtlip Regenold. Clear Lake nnd ncese, Travis EII|K and Jim Allen Haynes- Pro' si(e " -- — .•-«-.j | nu iieiimie quma« tor me rarl- or'^cLoT^^ dutiefwinVro^otUte *^™[ $*»<* '.»«. *?» «' «» the' £. present owners of the old ackulre that property auu oemi- • mcmae.-, Mississiniil Ommlv n,vi la i Jr.: Hrown'c KIMII- Harris Hunt - ..... Yarbro, Hll- Drive to Knrt Nov. 15 ] nren Bunch nnd Bill Wyatt- New The drive, which Is slated to end ' Liberty, Vance Dixon nnd L G Nov. 15, Is also underway In South ! Miller. Inijiortance to Mississippi County, snld that (ho country todny Is pass- Ing through a period of high Ju- vcnllp delinquency. Tile Scout movement begun In England, he said, us an answer lo Juvenile de- was Introduced In . bonl 40 years ago. Ihe Scout movement effects boys of Ihe age when delinquency Is likely to crop out, the Rev. Mr. Kidd pointed out. Scouting can keep a uoy out of trouble by providing wholesome, supervised recreation lie snld. irith the'875 goal established for (lie entire : ml.*'l Kind, A. C. Duclos- Gosnclf IS"!,-"' I S^fJ 11 Af kil , ns »s Council, which i M. R^ Cook; Harficld, J. c. Ellis lifv onrt m.<i,i ' "i/Tv. bean-1 includes Mississippi County nnd I3j jr -: Brown's Spur, tify ana maintain It through the j others in thus ' - - aid niven you by the city and other civic organizations." This acllon stemmed from an open letter written by the Lions Club Mississippi county. Harold V Oh'!! The nev. Mr. K.dd, In evaluating and read to the City Council at Us meeting last month. In the latter, the Lions Club scored the present appearance of the site and proposed that It be beautified and converted! Into n memorial park. The City Council decided at that meeting to Investigate the possibilities of carrying out the Lions' proposal. The Lions Club also suggested that a memorial marker be erected in the center of the proposed park nnd that it bear the names of all pioneer Blytheville citizens burled there. . . . . lendorf ot Qsceoln b divisional i the Boy Scout Stress** Intrrmt In Scoullnc In telling of his own experiences us a Boy Seoul In Memphis, the Rev. Mr. Kidd listed three factors he termed Important In making the movement effective. They are, he snld, Interest In Scouting, the competitive clement »nd the pine- ins of a premium on membership. Two things are necessary If the Scout movement In North Mlsslss- movemchl r.nd Its I See SCOUTING on Fare 14. 77 Convicted Here Taken to Prison Farm Tennessee Balks Phone Rate Hike Southern Bell Plans To Take Fight Into Court for Review Impromptu Lion Hunt Staged on Streets ot | West Dallas in Texas rate increase in Tennessee. The three-man State Railroad and Public Utilities Commission Nine men, one 15-year-old bau i'«tcrday unanimously denied the and one woman convicted! during i If 1 "^, 16 - 27 »« cent increase a criminal session of the Chickasaw- J hat W ? ultl h ^', e , addcd fronl 25 to monthly to the average DALE^AS. Tex., Nov. 7. (U)—West Dallas sctllcd bnck to normal todny after several hours of panic yesterday when two African lions roamed the streets at will, killing two dogs and viciously assaulting a man. One of the animals, which escaped from the cage of Noble Hamllcr. owner and trainer, was killed and the southern Be,, reTuu^loS'nrcn"'" *""* ""^ todTy'ZU'ed to'ttsTin Surt'th*! „*„£?« °f. ™" ™ d "°? s ' *« »* slate's denial of its request for i NASHVILLE, -Tenn.. Nov. 7. (UP) —Attorneys far ba District of Mississippi County Circuit Court here last week were transferred today from the county [all to the state penitentiary near Pine Bluff where they will begin serving terms ranging from two vears to life Imprisonment. 'The youtVv aiiil the at?--- vo& *n convicted were Negroes." Joseph Jones 15, Blytheville Negro, was sentenced to life Imprisonment for the Ilrst degree murder of another Ne- Kio youth. Edna Goldman Nesro was convicted of charges that she snot n Negro man here. She Other prisoners transferred today and their sentences follow: Vollle Joe Holland, Blytheville Negro five years for each of two counts of assault with intent to Hnmltcr, attempted to herd the bca.sU back Into the cage, but a 550- pound female lion clawed George Pointer, 43, on the arm when he confronted her with tt short stick, Hnnillcr ordered her shot. Hnmiter and his wife then roped the larger hut cnlmcr ninle and led I.!,, rr. , —--„-, him Into n cnge, as deputy sheriffs bilLTcnnessee is the only j stood by with submachine guns. rape; S M six years for incest; James Nance of West Virginia, five ye"" for grand larceny; Arthur Beck of anri C m V 1 " 66 ycars for burglary nnd three for grand larceny; Willis Foul of Blytheville two years for grand larceny; Arthur Johnson Negro two years for grand larceny; c»r er r? 01 ^' f<Ve ycars for s °1amy oarlie Davidson, of Blytheville two jears for burglary, and three for WUh intent to ra P c ' a«"J Hubbard, ior^hflt Whi ° h W0ulcl lake dccis - snn»m A r Cas " to the Arkansas Supreme Court for review were , VidSon ' Summcr and Ford f- ! lowevrer , left for the state today. Each was given 55 days in which to perfect his appeal Wcafher ARKANSAS-Partly cloudy ami colder tonight. Lowest tcm- peralure 28 to 32 and Northwest --id 32 to 3B ,n Esat and South portion Fair and cool tomorrow. Soybeans Price* Mar. f.o.b. Chicago. open high low close ' 359 365 ',4 359 362 slate in which such a request has been denied. j Commission Chairman Andrew T • (Tip) Taylor nnd John Hnmmcr signed the majority .opinion and )^<|n Jourolmon, Jr., filed .a concur- >•-• ring opinion in stronger .language.' " Nashville attorneys for Southern Bell said the case probably will be taken next to Chancery Court but! that procedure will be determined nt a.conierence in Atlanta. 'The company had testified al lengthy hearings in September that it was losing money in its Tennes-1 see operations. The commission, i however, disallowed a number of items the company listed ns operating expenses in determining its earnings. It also said Southern Bell pays too much to its parent organization. American Telephone Telegraph Company. Teachers Hear Man Vocational Leaders Urged to Sell Needs To Business, Industry Soviets Display Power in Moscow Leaders Turn Radio Beams on U. S. and Western Europe BY WILLIAM R. HIOG1NBO I HA.M lUnlltd Press SUff Corr«poni!ent) LONDON, Nov. 7. (UP)-Hiissla paraded its men and machines of war in mussed ranks through Moscow's Red Square today In observance of the 30th anniversary of the Bolshevik revolution, and the vice premier told the marchers that they were the "first class army of our day." Thousands upon thousands of Soviet infantrymen, airmen, artilleryman, marines, sailors and civilians marched pasl the mausoleum of Nikolai Lenin to take the salute of Communist, party, government iaid Arkansas Case Fending 'Hie Southwestern Bell Telephone Company has application for rate increases pending before the Arkansas Public Service Commission and the rale regulatory bodies of four other states served by the company. Hearing of the" application for increases in Arkansas rates is scheduled tentatively to begin Little Rock next February. LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. Nov. 7 (UP) — Educational lenders should take their problems to business nnd industry if they plan on succeeding in attaining their legislative needs. Dr. Carl M. Horn, associate professor of Vocational Education at Michigan Stnte College said today. ' Dr. Horn was speaking lo delegates of the Arkansas Vocational Association attending the 79th an- Arkansas in nual convention of the Education Association. Dr. Horn asserted that business and industry _ leaders in Icgis- to cooperate In obtaining educational legislation If Informed of such needs. commentator said Marshal Jo.ief staJJn, Russia's premier, wns not there. An English-speaking announcer, describing the celebration In a "special transmission" of Kndlo Moscow beamed to the United States, said "he Is present in spirit here." It was not, however, Ike first time Stnlin has missed the observance of the Bolshevik revolution, in which he wns a leading figure, He was believed to be at his "little Kremlin," near the resort town of Sochi, on the Black Sea. Eight Laborite members ol the British parliament who Interviewed him last month, said he appeared lo be in "excellent health." Deputy Premier Marshal Nikolai A. Bulganin, riding a horse, was the highest figure reported by Radio Moscow to have been at the Red Square celebration. He spoke, but failed to say anything as sensational as foreign Minister Viache- slav M. Moiotov's statement yester- 354 359 Louisiana Tornado Kills Two; Another is Missing GOLDEN MEADOW, La.. Nov. 7. (UP) — Two persons were killed and one was missing today alter a tornado struck this small community last midnight. Twenty-five persons were injured, the Red Cross said, nnd eight of them were taken to hospitals at Houma and Talbodaux. IA.\ Eighteen homes were de.stroycd or damaged. The tornado struck without warning and left debris and wreckage in its narrow path. Golcicn Meadow Is in La p\>ur- 354 356 che Parish. Fog in London Wrecks Trains; Halts Traffic; Leads to Looting BV EAKL BARBER (United Pr«s» Staff Correspondent) LONDON, Nov. 7. (UP) — The worst log in years began to lift today and thousands of people who had spent the nigiit in Ihcir automobiles, in subway stations or managcment problems in Arkansas schools so that the youth will have a conception of both principals Involved when he lakes his place in the world Emphasizing the need for 'labor and management to reach a com- mc.i level, Dr. Horn said this would be attained when the president of a large corporation Is greeted with "hrllo friend" by his elevator operator. A slate of candidates for ID48 offices in the association was selected, to be submitted to a mall vote of the entire organization. | Heading the slate were Cecil Shuf- liome while the fog was at its thick- j field of Camrlen nnd Lloyd Goff "Education needs a good public , . , relation program if it Intends to I y thnt tl!c secret of the atomic advance il.s cause." Dr. Horn said, i bcmb " has lo "E ceased to exist." "It is not enough that we have! Bllt throughout the English com- Booti educational systems because i "icnlnry ran the theme that Bus- somehow we liave tailed In our sia ^ Ulc guardian of peace and relations with business and Indus-1 limt "interventionists" nnd "impcr- try. We should go out and tell i lallsta" are preparing a new war. the business and industrial lead- -rllc name of Winston Churchill crs what we arc cloinB so that they' was mentioned specifically, can help u s to succeed In our' Recounting the war record and 8° nl s- I Hie strength of the Soviet Infan- He urged (he (c.ichinfc of labor and rst, they supplied the skaters with blankets and refreshments. While Ihe fog was down, buses ran In convoys, with their conductors walking ahead of them with white handkerchiefs held high over stumbling blindly about through the I tn cir heads or carrying torches. streets headed for home. The lor hung thickly over London and South England for 12 hours and during that time there was R tesloi of traffic accidenls. The worst of the fog accidents, however, were three train wrecks in which six passengers were killed and some 90 injured. Wrecking crews used acetylene torches today to clear away the de- bri.s of the wrecks. Many districts of London were hopelessly Jammed with traffic when an unseasonably warm sun broke through at 9 a.m. thousands of automobile were left parked through Die fog and when it lifted, all their owners tried to take them home at once. One thousand Ice skaters who were marooned all night at Wembley pool also were able to go home. When operators of the rink saw there *'»« ao po»«»ilitj' ot UieU going Some drivers tried to go by feel rather !han sight and they usually ended up on the sidewalks or against buildings, but they were xoing .10 .slowly that the only damage was n b EI :n p. The fog was filled with nervous, curiously muffled voices through the night, with such questions and comments as: "Where are you3" "Damn It. I hit that pole.' • Not even closed buildings were free of the fog. It seeped in around windows and through cracks and it was impossible to see acro-ss some rooms. There were those who took advantage ol Die fog. Windows all along Oxford Street—London's shopping center—were smashed and looters walked safely away with thousands ot dollars worth o! goods. There was nolhing even the most mortem police method* covild do to catch them. of Jonesboro, candidates for president. Other nominations were: for vice president — R B. Chitwood of Danville and Silas D. Snow of Cro.-selt. For recording secretary — Miss Ullun Barton of Jonesboro and Mrs. clalre White of Little Rock. For Treasurer — Charl.es P. Allen of Little Rock and Dr. H. G. Ho!z, Dean Emeritus of the College of education of the University of Arkansas. The principal speaker on ;hc general y.'sslon today was to he I>r. William p. Russell, dean of Columbia University Teachers College Dr. Russell was to discuss "Marx lo Molotov." artillery, and armored and nn- units marching through the commentator said at | try I val square, the one point: "Soviet might is a Icrrible warning for all those who want to throw the world into a new, terrible war. The Soviet slate anti people are guarding the peace; they will defend it. "The war provocateurs should well remember what happened lo Churchill's anti-Soviet Intervention and the German attempt to smash the Soviets. The Soviets cnnnot be intimidated by them. Atomic diplomacy cannot upset the Peace. Our strength undoubtedly will lead to a collapse ol all these machinations. What we created will stand in eternity." The commentary was alternated between English and German, a fact that was regarded as Important. It was believed to .show the importance the Russians attach to Germany and to the German people in their plans. New York Stocks New York Cotton Mar. ... May ... July ... Oct. ... Dec. ... Men's women'.-:. open 3282 , 3280 . 3207 2961 3267 hi"h low 3290 32!8 M72 3278 3271 3202 MS!) 32(10 voices are dccncr tl-an ! S because ;>olh ihclr lar- and vocul cords »« larger, i Packard J P. M. Slock« A T & T Amtr Tobacco .........'.. Anaconda copper . . Bclh Slcel Chrysler Gen Electric '.'.,.'. j Gen Motors .,'. I Montgomery Ward ... ... close . N Y Central . ... mi Inl Harvester 3278 North Am Aviation ..'.'.. Republic steel Saclio \ Socony Vacuum Studebnker landard of N J Corp 155 1-4 68 1-2 34 3-8 98 1-8 62 3-4 35 5-8 ft!) 1-4 Judges in State •^ M tf 1 J • *4 Contest Visit Farms in Missco Balanced Farming Awards to Be Made Soon in Little Rock Six- members of the slnlo JU<| K - ArkmiMis mid Ing Committee (or the Balanced Funning Progrnn an official of Dm Millionth, IHiml-lo-I»io.svx'r contest visited Mississippi County ycstmluy for Inlet-view* with Hie comity's two stale Balanced FarmlnR contrsl- nuts, (he Hurshel D, Jackson family of Blytheville. Route •>, and the Lawrence Woodnrd fiimlly of CWcc- ola. Route 3. The committee members spent nnproxlnmtely u-n hours In vtsil- UK with Hie two fin in families, looking over thc-lr fnnn nnd home Improvement}; and dlsciisslnu with them ihclr llve-Ht-homc proBnuu. llic visiting ngrlciilturnl exports accompanied by County ARent Keith Hllbrcy nnd his assistant W. O. Hnzclbnkcr, wont first to I ho Jnckson farm locntcrt two miles South of nlylhcville ou the Clear Luxe Road where they talked with Mr. Jackson, first pincc winner In the tenant division of the North Mississippi County contest, I.*nitownm Farm Vlsltril Follow-In,, tlieh- visit with Die Jackson family m e comintttcc then visited the Womtnvtl family, winners of the landowner division of the South Mississippi county contest, at their fnnn locixlcd near Reiser. Tliey were accompanied there by p. V. Maloch, county agent nt Osccola. These two families are ' among Ihe 100-odd oilier county winners from 72 of the state's 15 counties that are competing for state honors In the contest. Members of Ihe Judging committee will visit the farms of each of the winners nnd will announce the stale winners on completion of their tour. 15 Winner* to Be Selected First, second miri third place winners will be announced j,, e nch of the five divisions of the contesL and a fourth place winner will bo named in the two divisions of the Llve-at-Homc contest 'which is open lo Negro contestants only. First place winner In each division will receive $10(1 In cash nnd the right to represent Arkansas com- food stale place In the LIvc-nt-Homc petition will receive $25. Members o the stale j committee nre Mrs. A lv« Dlnck- mon. slate extension family supervisor; L. A . Dhoiinu extension agent; T. U. Lynn FIJA associate farm ownership speciallit: aienn c. Rutlcdge, slntc extension editor; Miss Lois Lntlurc state home management supervisor for the PHA- Miner, secretary of the Arkansas Press Association. Chief of Air Force Cautioned About Hughes Contracts WASHINGTON, Nov. 7. (TJ.P.)-Maj. Gen. Bennett EJ Meyers told Senate investigators today that in 1942 h« warned Gen. II. H. Arnold, then Air Force chief, that a conli-act nwiu-d to llowiird H,i B h C!) might "draw congreg- .sionnl Hlluiition and public criticism.- Tells About Oil D. E. lioclcnschatz, a former Navy officer, testified before the Semite War Invest Baling committee ttmt the Arabian-American oil Co, ntlojilcd a "takc-ll-or-lcave-lt" nt- tllmlo In selling oil to the Navy at an excessive price during the war. The commLUtu currently Is studying the sntu of oil by the Arabian- American oil Co. (NBA Tclcphoto). Chest Budget Includes Fund To Battle Polio •.vlhovllle .residents wch fled today that whcn'tliif to the current Comri + Meyers, now retired, waa wartlm* head of the Air Material Command, He rend to a Senate War Inveitl- gatlng Subcommittee a memo h» wroto Arnold on Oct. », 1943, opposing an award of a $70,000,000 contract to Hugliea for loo speedy ajmy photo planes. The memo warned that "the pro- Jc:t might at, A later date draw cori. itrcsslonal attention and public criticism on the air force," Meyers told llic committee he .felt Ills prediction had been borne out by tht current Inquiry. ' . . Friendship I»ue Checked The subcommittee Is Investigating MO.OOO.OOO.ln wartime contract* to Hughes. The total includes $21 600,000 for three photo planes. This contract originally called for 100 planes but wns cut back because some high-ranking officers did not like the contract, and doubted Hughes' ability to handle Ihe order. Meyers was called to the stand by senators who wanted to ask if Irlcmlship for Hughes caused him to change his mind later on Hughes' ability as a plane manufacturer. Another witness had testlfled'that Meyers once discussed a postwar Job with Hughes, but that nothint- cnnie or It. The reureu general produced two incmos he had prepared belors Hughes received an'army contract for the planes. Doth expressed doubt as to the advisability of the project, Meyers Said ho wrote to Ar- nolil Just two clays before the let- ter-of-)nlent went to Hughes. HliShra Flic* to Washington I" that memo h. complained that Hughes' engineering plans for th« P-ll photo plant* were In an "embryonic status," that the tight west const nmiijxjwcr iltuation jeopardized the project and that the Hollywood millionaire had little experience In working with duramold wood, which Hughes planned to us« In making the'-photo planes. Subcommittee Chairman Homer bte FormerBlytheyilleWoman To Be Buried in Parkin Mrs. E. G. Morris, daughter of J. A. McMullln of Blylhcvillc. died at Her home In Pprrest city last night It was learned today. She was 5C. Born near Arm Orel, Mrs. Morris! spent her childhood In (he Dly- Ilievllle vicinity and moved to I'ar- kln, Ark., following hoi- marriage. She had lived In Forrest City only a year. Besides her father she leaves her husband, two daughters Mrs. Carl Lay of Blytheville and Mrs. James Shelby of Mnrion, three sons Shelby, Charles Ray and B G. Mor- rlss Jr.. of Forrest City; four brothers, vv. n. and James McMullln of Blytheville, and Leon and Prod McMullln of Memphis; and two sisters, Mrs. Tra Lambert of Hly- thevillc, and Mrs. Laura chlsni ot Memphis. Funeral services will be conducted at the Uaplist Church In Parkin Sunday aflcrnoon with the Holt Funeral Home nf Earlc. Ark , In charge. Burial will be In the por- tl.v Cemetery In Parkin. >t drive, n portion of.tli _ Ions will go toward fightlm; |n- fnntlli' pnrnlysls. A major portion of the Infantile Paralysis Relief Fund drive Is one of the annual npprat.s Included for the first tlmi! this year In the Community Qliest , drive, now In Its fourth ctny. Of tlia $211,780 sought In the Chest drive, $3.500 will go to the Infantile pnrnlysls relief fund. Inclusion of this aspect of the polio drive In the Community Chcsl nlso does away with nn annual drive in Blytheville which usually begins in January. There nre three aspects to the polio drive. Our- Is the Mile of Dimes, or March of Dimes, through' which coin contributions nre solicited n booths on streets nnd In hanks i nnd coin boxes placed In public places. Another Is the menus of obtaining money for the fund by col-' lections taken up «t theaters. i The third and ninjor portion of Ihe polio drive Includes the house-i to-liou.sc solicitations nnd canvassing of business firms. It Is this aspect of the drive In Blythcville which has been Included In the Community Chest. The Mile of Dimes booths nnd tllcnter collections will continue us they have In the pasl. It Is only In Blytheville that Hie polio drive will not be'held cnrly next ycnr bccnii.se of its Inclusion now In llic Community Chest. The infantile pnrnlysls campaign to raise funds will still be carried on In outlying communities lo complete the ctnota assigned North Mississippi County. Last year. $2,7-15.60 of the more than $3,000 obtained in Blythcville for the polio fund was acquired through Ihe house-to-house and storc-lo-store sollcllnllons. However, the witness jalej-, read from a transcript of an Oct. 13; 1944, telephone conversation with then Assistant Secretary of War for Air Robert A. Lovetl. In that conversation, reterrlns,' to the contract Just let to Hughes, Meyers said. "There's going to be an awful smell about It when It gets out." Hughes himself may testify later today. He flew here this mornln* In hLs converted bomber and told reporters he had "plenty of Information" for the Senators. Hughes said all he wanted was "n chance to save my say." He rested In n downtown hotel while awaiting his luminous Live Chickens Used Effectively To Kill Somewhat Foolish Idea BY VINCENT BURKE (United Press Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, Nov. (UP)—The battle of poiiltrylcss Thursdays, was | she has of the Salvation Army shelter for homeless women nnd children, announced wearily today that so far being fought with lire chickcas on Ihe banks of the Potomac today. But top diplomals from the poultry Industry disavowed the whole tiling as "unauthomcd guerrilla warfare." The squawking chickens were being killed almost as last a.s they wrre being shipped In from irate producers in upper New York State. Some 13 crales containing about 80 chickens were shipped to the Whi'.e House and to Chairman Charles Luckman of Ihe President's food committee with telegrams which said in effect: "We can't .sell 'cm and we can't fcrd 'cm. You ran have them." Within hours nfter the first chick killed about 30 chickens 56 ii-8i plls arrived, Ihe most conunonly 3201 2950 3264 ; 13 3-4 88 5-8 8 1-4 27 1-4 8 3-8 Ifi 7-8 20 1-4 77 1-S ,i8 3-8 lir-arti slogans in Washington were "Hens for Marry" and "Leghorns lor Luckman." The White Koti.se srnl its llirce crates lo Walter Reed Hospital. The food committee arranged with express company officials to have all chickens addresser! to Luckman delivered lo the Salvation Army. Edna Cooper, adjutant in charge with her linlchct out in the back yard and sllll had 30 more to go. She said a cold storage plant had acrced to store Ihe chickens for her—"the ice box here Is overflowing." Officials of Die Associated Poultry and Egg Industry disclaimed all responsibility for the fowl influx. They said It was "Just a coincidence" llial the chickens began arriving al the very moment they renewed their pleas to the food committee to let people eat poultry on Thursday. "We don't want anybody mad at us," said Dr. Cliff Carpenter, industry official. "This Is a critical hour for the $3,000,000,000 industry. We are very hopeful of getting some relief. Wc's waiting now for Luck- inau's answer lo our proposal." Neither the Luckman committee nor the industry would divulge the exact nature of the industry's proposal. Committee officials said tho proposals were being forwarded to Luckn-.an on the West Coast and that an answer might be «jtp»eted within M hour*. Russia Accused Of Using UN Veto Power (legally LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y., Nov. T (HP)— Argentina charged today that Russia's veto of United Nations membership applications was illegal, and warned that little nfttlona nre not plegcd to "perpetual slavery to the veto." Argentina's Jose Arce contended In the UN Political Committee that the General Assembly had the full right to nccept new members into UN regardless of whether the Security Council approves. Russia last month vetoed the applications of Italy and Finland while.the Western powers on the Security Council did the same to the applications of Hungary. Romania and Bulgaria. The Soviet had offered to vote for nil five applications if approved In bloc. Belgium, however, proposed today that the International Court of Justice rule whether such bloc voting would be legal. Textile Plants Turning Out, With Controls Off, Goods Americans Want NEW YORK, Nov. 7. (UP —Th« cotton textile industry had the best peacetime business in its history (luring the first six months of 1947, the Association ol Cotton Textlla Merchants of New York reported today. President W. Ray Bcml of the association said that production of broad woven cotton goods for that period, exclusive of tire fabrics, hil 4,939.774,000 linear yeards. Buster Owens Resigns As Jailer for Missco Buster Owens, who for the past 11 months has been jailer at the county jail here, announced today his resignation which will become effective Sundiy. Mr. Oweris stated th»t he to?* sc- ooplcd a position with a lumber camp near Benton, Ark., and would leave Sunday lo assume his new duties. Prior to this year, M*. Owens served as Jailer h«re two years under Sheriff John Reinmlller in 1940 and 1M1. Hit Hwceator ha* not bMB unounccO.

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