The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 7, 1947 · Page 1
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VOL. XI,lit—NO. 2-1-1 Marshall Admits Frustration of U.S. Aimsin China ' Extremists on Both Sides Block Move to Establish Democracy H.v K. II. SKACKFOIU) (Uiiildl 1'rcss Stuff CnrrrcpoiKlruO WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 — Gc'l George C. Marshall In a blistering criticism of both Chinese Naiional- ists and Communist. 1 ; declared loday thai enrolls to settle China's internal strife had been frustrated repeatedly "by extremist clcmen-s of both sides." .Marshall assciieil on the cvo o f Ills iclurji (o (bis country thai (icucrallssimo Chiani; Kai-Shek's parly members were interested only in "preservation of their own feudal control" of China. ' The Communists, on thn other hand, arc thoroughly Marxist atui- nemocrntic. and arc dctermne.l ultimately lo impose a Communist form of government upon China Marshall said. Both sides, Marshall declared, arc hopelessly suspicious of each other Only China's as yet unorganized liberal groups can save the situation, he said. Marshall has been summoned home by President Truman nfter failure of his mission to bring China's warrin R elements together in a representative, democratic Bovorn- mcnt. Tic is expected lo leave Nanking by plane tomorrow. His return will signal a complete review of this country's Far Eastern policies. In a long statement released by Ihc Stale Department here, Marshall .said ostensible agreements b'- twecn Communists and Nationalists at a conference arranged by him .1 year ago could have put Chin-i on the road to internal peace. Bui Nationalist reactionaries and Communist extremists wrecked those agreements, he said The "salvation of Ihe situation,' Marshall said, would be assumption of leadership by liberals in Ihe government (Kuomlntang) and minority parlies. Liberals Lack Power But although the liberals are "splendid group of men." they stir "lack thc piSr™ else a control , shall snjd._ Marshall, "successful acti'on dor Chiaiif;-.s leadership would "lead to unity through good government." He expressed the hope that while China's constitution is being reorganized "thc door will remain open for Communists or other groups to participate if they .see nt to .i.ssiune Ihcir share of responsibility for th-' future of China." Marshall asserted that agreements reached at a political consultative conference a year ago between Chi- im's two warring parties were n liberal and a forward-looking charter "which then ottered Chiii.i a basis for [icace and reconstruction." "However, irreconcilable 'jroups within the Kuomintang Party (th/: parly of Generalissimo Chiang Kai- Shcki. interested in the preservation of their own feudal control of China, evidently had no real in- Icntion of implementing th-m " Marshall said. .The general said that although he spoke as a soldier, he fell he must "drplorc the dominating influence of (he military" within thc kuo- minlang party. "Tehir dominance accentuates thc weakness ol civil government in China,'; he .said. The tenor of Marshall's statement indicated a possibility that he considered his work ended in Chiiu Jiut his Ions; review of Chinas political affairs did not spccilc-jliv .say so. I'inds Suspicions Everywhere Referring to the "intricate and confused situation" of Chinese political affairs. Marshall said Ihe Iirralcst obstacle to peace lias been thc "complete, almost overwhelming- suspicion with which the Communist Party nnd the Kujmhi- tang regard each other." "At thc same time, in pondering Ihc situation in China." Marelm!) added, "one must have clearly in mind not thc workings of small Communist groups or committees to which we are accustomed in America, but rather of millions of people and an army of more than u million men." "I have spoken very frankly because in no other way can f hope to bring thc people of the United States to even a partial understanding of this complex problem," Marshall said. | He added he had expressed all the views made public today lo individuals in Ihe course of negotiations in China. "f express them now public!v." Marshall said, "as it Is my duly to lircsciil my estimate of the situation and its possibilities to ;he American people who have a dee;) interest in the development of '.on- dilions In the Par East promishi^ an enduring peace in lhc Pacin-V° Marshall said that on thc one hand. Chinese Nationalist leaders "are strongly opposed to a Communistic form of government." "On the other." he continued, "the Communists frankly state that they are Marxists and Intend to w-ork toward establishing a Corn- nninistic form of government m China though first advancing through Ihe medium of a demo- era lie form of Rovcntmonl. nf the American or British lype." BlythevUle Dally Ne*f BlythevUl« Courier BIy THEVILLjrLCQURIER NEWS •-»_.. .. _ _ .. . ' "'" " • - - - «»*w\ww **»«•«»* MHXHJUU1 Blylhevlllc Herald Mississippi Val'ley US Highway 61 Improvements Are Promised HOCK, Ark.. Jan. •;. IU.P.)—Highway nirccloi- J. c. Baker lold (he Joint pro-leglshulve budget committee today lhat re- sitrfacing of Highway fil Irom Osccola North would lie coinj[)lclc<l this year. He made Ihe statement h\ answer to n question by ncp. L. if. Aulry of nunletlc, a member ot the committee. Baker said the department hopes to begin work early In the Sprini! 8hrt work on lh c worst places' first. Work was started last Fall South of Osccola and some material rl- rcady Is on the ground for future use. Court Changes (^Consideration Lawyers to Discuss Reorganization Plan In Capifal Tomorrow The future of Arkansas courts may be mapped this month with two important meetings scheduled by Arkansas lawyers appointed to draw up plans for court reorganization in the state. A general committee meeting tomorrow in Little Rock, will be followed by a specinl Drafting Committee meeting at Payctlevllle late in January to make the tentative redraft of court, plan, to be submitted . to a full committee meeting early in February. Included in this newest group will be Dr. R. A. Leflar. dean of the law school at University of Arkansas, who win serve as chair man; Zal B. Harrison of Blythc- ville. and T. O. Par ham of Pine Bluff, circuit judge, and Richard L. Arnold of Texarkana. attorney. These were appointed by Max it. Reid of Blytheville. president of the Arkansas Bar Association, who is an cx-officio member and who has been asked by other members of the Drafting Committee lo attend the session. The Court Reorganization plan was discussed at the 1946 convention of the state bar group last hen Lamar Williamson of Bio. retiring president, made l\the proposal Tor H complete jfng of the court" system ir will lake a constitutional amendment to accompli^i any major changes in the co'urt system with minor changes possible through action of the state legislature, it has been pointed out. The entire court structure, procedure and rule-makinc powers Is affected by the proposal, designed to improve an antiquated system, according to its proponents. Missing Man Feared Slain By Car Thieves ATHENS. Ala.. .Jan. 7.— (UP) Athens police. lame-stone Comity officers nnd highway patrolmen today searched through thc wet. muddy fields !>»rl woods near here for Iwo gunmen who exchanged fire with officers in a runn battle before they abandoned their stolen automobile. Officer j. n. Hargrove thc youths as beint; "19 or 20" ycar.s old and said thcv 'were wanted in connection with thc robbery of n filling station in Pulaski. Tcnn.. nt l a.m. today. Thc automobile they abandoned in a ditch after the bun battle was owned by J. Edward Sprousc of Springfield and Franklin, Tcnn, who is missing. Athens officers detected the gunmen's automobile in a service station at 2 o'clock this morning. Thc two men left the service station before police gave chase. When the men refused to stop, thc policemen opened fire. Hargrove said thc men returned thc fire for several minutes before their automobile hit a ditch. The two men fled into lhc woods. Fiscal Matters In Foreground For Legislators Governor Laney Meets With Budget Group; Revisions Necessary UTTLE ROCK, Aik.. Jan. 7. — i UP I _ Tlic lire-legislative Joint budget committee today aM>nrcnl- ly had a man-sized job cut for Itself In the five rlays left before the Ucnei-al assembly convenes here next Monday, Jan. 13. A jjood portion of tiint job was oulline,i yesterday when Gov. Ben Laney went before the committee and stated that a revision of much ot (he work they accomplished in December might be ncccsiary. The governor flatly recommended' 11 revision of the ILscal foundation of the state, and hinted thn I his plan might f;o so far as to encompass the .state's .sinking fund, some $1.- 500.0CO Hint could be placed in the general revenue fund as of July 1. Beyond that, Laney kept his secret program to himself. He did say. however, that the proposal "would be ready for early presentation to tlic legislature." and thai If l!:c j legislators work together to pass hi.s olan. "the state can fill critical neods without additional taxation." Highways Considered Separately As for the matter of better highways, the chief executive .said that his plan did not cover that major problem. He pointed lold the committee that he considered the roads in an altogether separate category, a problem In itself for which new revenues must be found. Gov. Lniiey gave another slight hint as to where .some of the needed money might come from . He referred to the $2,50U.OOO approved annual budget for the Stale Hospital for Nervous Diseases us "very liberal.'' "I believe yon could further reduce the appropriation and still not hurl the operation of the institution," the governor said. Then he added. "If and when we have efficient management at the hospital, we can give the patients there the care they need on much less money." Revisions Sanctioned The chief executive nlso sanctioned revised budgets.- entailing increases, for the Sialc Police, the Resources an_rt -Development Commission and the Revenue Department asked for $40.000 more. The revised budget, of the He- sources and Development Commission stood at $1,700,000. or about $500.000 less than was originally asked for. and some $1,200,000 more than was granted when the. joint committee first considered it. Laney indicated that he thought the higher figure more suitable for operations of the commission. ' Suoplemcntal and substitute request. 1 ; granted approval in a quick- moving session yesterday included S.1.00,000 already allotted to the Education Department for paying teachers' salaries: $29.000 for Arkansas Polytechnic College at. Rus- scllvillc; $11,000 for the State Training School fo r Girls: $37.000! for the Secretary of State; 52.500 lor the State Treasurer; and $1,200 for the Board of Cosmetic Therapy. Sixteen precautions lo be obsei'V- ed In Ihe prevention of liic.s li:;e- ly to ix'sult in serious or fatal burns liuvs 1 b^cn listed In a pump- hlel distributed bv the Mulernal end Child Health 'Division of tnc Stale Hoaid of Health in Little liock. Written by I3r. virtu It. Gordon. Ihc pami.hlcl slates thai burns now rank sixth as a cause ol crtp- plini! in Arkansas. Aiblvil emiibasis Is jtivcn the llslt-d safely prc<-autiimx by the flrc-deatbs uf three younit ulrls, all rckldlns hi Ihe ImmrdUtn vicinity of lll.vllicvllle, since !)«'. 30. The first druih was Hint A Vila IJclgado. six-year-old iliiiig-|>U>r ol Hcrapio neli;ndo. Mexican colton- pirker, in a larin house fire midway between Manila mid Lcunh- ville. Her lather died Iwo daysi ]r.r later Irom Imrns received In tlic not fire. A fiiiijiy kero.veno .stove was blamed for the latul blaw. On Ihe following night. New Year's Kve. four-year-old Urcndn Atline McCann of. I>osl Cane died of burns received Hint afternoon when her clothing became Ignited ns sho stood loo close to a kerosene stove. Three nights later on Jan. 3. Diniui Kay Walklns, eluht-year- old (lauRhlci of Mr. und Mrs. H. W. Walklns of near Slrr-le. Mo., was burned lo dcalh when fire deployed their faun home. This lire was believed to Jinve been <-ii!ised b.v mi overheated kllchen .slove. liotli her parents were burned and ho.spiiallx,.-d as n re.viill ol Hie bliv.c. These arc some of the prcvrn- livr meiisure.s (lointcil out bv the Stale Hoard ol Health lo be followed; 1. Ciusolinc, naphtha, ami stml- liillaniinnlile mulerlals should be used for dry cleaning ov iioviil of s|Kils. iV noii-inflam- Sce BtlltNS on l'ii K ». 1 Berryman Files Contest Answer Sheriff Asks Court To Dismiss Suit Over 1946 Party Primary An answer t,j the election coi. ...^ test suit filed by the defeated can- WITH Polar Area Holds Fast to Secrets Navy Fails to Find Trace of Men Missing Since December 30 Lee Wilson Heirs TUKS.DAY, .JANUAUY 7, 1!M7 Burns Rank Sixth in Arkansas As Cause of Accidental Injuries T ~ . . To Revise Lawsuit Against J.H,Crain SINGLE COPIES FIVE CE/.TS Plantation Manager Seeks Dismissal of Ouster Litigation. in- the lor Ills- to ih'iir A110AKI3 U.S.S. M'l'. OLYMPUS ri . , , , , .VtTIt HYRf) EXPEDITION, Jim. didii e, Jack Klnlcy lioblnson. in' 7.--(UP)~A Mnrtln Mm Inn- f/v- vhich he seeks lo oust William Bor- tnp boat hns found no (race of 'a uniuii as !0,enir of Mississippi sister ship missing B incc Dec 30 «iomuls that fraud or- lv ii), iun t . ,,, CI> aboard after wis Mli-d i.! 1 v .""'I" 01 "" 1 " rlmnv >'• i'mhlns 11.100 square miles in Ihe was I led late yes eiday ,,t Oscoola B1 - C|1 „, thc p | nno . s Iftsl . attoineys for the defendant. I position The defendant asks Unit Circuit i n K M " " l , y UN Sees Quick m-jOkay for Making nc« incir -p - ,- _ . -" I neste Free City described I ' Coml dismiss the suit on urounds that eort.ificiit.loM of the vole. made, by the Democratic Central Committee, wa.s proper. Thc answer makes no chiuri's of fraud or misconduct but n.uc.itioiis the qiialiricatlon of certain voters, It was announced. Dale of li-ial for lhc suit has not been set. it was said today by W I.con Smith, who with lliick un<i Sudbury. represent Sheriff B.MTV-' num. Claude F. Cooper and T. J Crowdcr are attorneys for Mr Robinson. Since niinj} of lho suit, shortly after Mr. Robinson wa.s defeated by 232 votes In the sheriff's race on face oi returns In the Aug. t.-i |>i c -.< mury. con)])laiht's' riinl amendments have been filed and answers made aJoiiif with IKIM-IIIK upon of :!(•. niiuiers. but no actual trial yf ih" case hat. Mnrlcd. ft is scheduled (o be- hca.-d in Osccoln. the original county sent of Mlssissipiii County, at a iprc.lul term of Civil Division of Circuit Court if no regular term is in session. , A regular term is In .session ,u Osccola this week but only ( om w - mm cases were docketed when th" court convened yesterday. Monopolistic Union Powers Irk Executive BCCA HATON. |.-|a.. Jan. •). (UP, — George Ilcidge. fnteniatioiial Harvester Co.. executive charecd today that unions exercise monopolistic power in collective bargain"IK "on a .scale far beyond aisy reported announced today. A<lmlnlslrativc headquarters of Force 08 In I Ills Antarctic expedition announced that the search plane found "no Indici'llons of the ml;,sini: plane," 'II,e search for Ihe missing plane wns centered on a spot just oil Tlnir.slon Peninsula helivccn tiic Frnnklln D. Roosevelt and ncHines- hansen seas. Tlic search plane was piloted by U. Conldr. John Howcll ot West Orange, N. J., of thc East Ciroup of thc same crew which made thc Ilrst exploratory flight of lhc frozen urea near the south Pole. N. Y. Stocks 2:00 p.m. quotations: A T & T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Bclh steel Chrysler . ........' Coco Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward . N Y central Int Harvester North Am Aviation . .'. Republic Slool Radio Socony Vacuum Studcbaker Standard of N J . Texas Corp Packard U s steel '.'..'..'.'.'. LAKE SUCCESS. N. Y.. Jan. 7. — lUPi— The big powers opened a year of heavy work in the United j Nations Security council loday! with a bid for quick approval of j "Only then- plan,, to make Trieste » frrc good faith territory, with thc UN as it.s caretaker. They hoped that by Jan. 15 thc ever dreamed of by now-outlawe,i I business combines in iheir heydr.y " Hiidgc told the National Association of Manufacturers mcctiiiR here thai bargaining , nu st u c freed from "artificial rc.slr.-iiti's wrapited around it lj v ])O or laws." massive transfusion of into it? views can save the life of collective bargaining " Horisc said. council . have made Ihe troiiblc- Cities and Counties Get j Tax Funds Front State LIT!-f,E fiOCK. /\rk.. J,, n . 7. iui';_.Sales lux turnbacks totaling direclly responsible for ! *-'-' 5(i were on Uieir way today to 1.12 3-8 S3 40 1-8 02 M ' 145 1-2 37 1-8 55 1-8 02 1-4 18 3-8 74 1-2 10 1-3 28 1-2 9 1-2 15 1-4 M 69 3-4 59 1-4 G 5-8 12 3-4 Weather Moderates Temperatures stayed above frcez- li'S yesterday as thc low recorded during last night was 34 degrees, according to Kcberl E. Tllayloi'k. official wi'alln'i- ubmnvcr. .some Adriatic area a free tcrri- Ihclr plan to make Trieste a free port. To complete thc job. the council must elect a governor who keeping life peaceful in one of the hottest-tempered parts o f Europe. I Anticipating little trouble on Ihe matter of Trieste, deles-ales also -sought a decision on the v,iy lo lacklc lhc task of jisscmhlim;' machinery (or atomic control and world disarmament. As delegates prepared for their first meeting of the year at 3 p.m.. there was talk of postponing for a week or lw o the question of atom controls and general disarmament. Jewish Agency Demands Relaxation of Restrictions LONDON. Jan. 7—iUP) _ Thc Jewish Agency for Palestine :icmandcd immediate relaxation of Uritish restrictions on immigration into the Holy Land, where 00 000 British troops arc ready to strike back at the Jewish underground it was learned today. David Ben Gurlon. chairman of the Jcwisii Agency executive, placed the demand before Colonial Secretary Arthur Creech Jones when outlining the terms on which the Jews would agree to parllci- patc In the London Palestine cou- fero.'irc. The British government allows n quota Of 1,500 Jcw s to enter Palestine each month. All Immigrants reaching the country without certificates are transferred to Cyprus to await their turn on lho nuoia Arkansas cities as their portion of the tax collected in thc quarter ending Dec. 31. Sales tax refunds totaling more than $i.oco included: BJ.vlheville, S1.62.}! Camdcn. S1.3G9; Kl Dorado. S2.-120; Fort Smith. $5,58.1: Hclenn, Sl,3t>4; Hot Springs $3.261; Little Hock. SM.I43; North Little Hock. $3.42a; and Texarkana $1.804. State Treasurer J. Vance Clayton "'5° announced the luniback of v6o,«02 to the counties in atl valorem taxes on buses and trucks for the 1940 calendar year. Ad valorem lax refunds totaling more than $1.0oo Included- Hemp stead County, $1.051: Mississippi County. S1.708; Pulaskl County. Sl,153; and Union County. $1,152, Football Stars Testify As Bribery Trial Opens NEW YORK. Jan. 7. (UPi — Frank Filchock and Merle Hapes, New York Gianls football stars, tc.stiticd today that Alvin J. Paris 28-year-old brimhvay character, of fcred then, S2,50!) each to throw the Giants' National League championship giimc with the Chicago Hears. Girls, restaurants and cabaret?, were among the Inducements the novelty manufacturer and gambler isscd In mi nttcmnt to bribe the ace backficld men, napes and Filchock testified at the trial of Paris in general sessions court where he faced two coimls of al- Ivmpli-d. hi Conservation Reports Due From Farmers January IS is lhc final date for reporting performance under thc 194fi Agricultural Conservation Program, according lo A. C. Spellings, chairman of thc Mississippi County Tri|>lc-A Coinmltlec. . Fanners who expect to be eligible for cu...servation assistance payments must file reports of practices executed on their rnrms at the County Triple-A Office. Performance reporters will not visit farms, Mr. Spellings said and II. will uo necessary for runners lo report performance at thc county office. Joycee Members Plan for Annual Banquet Session With lhc announcement, of u-c winner ,,f lhc distinguished service award set for a banquet .l;ni. 22 that climaxes National .Jnycrc Week, pin us for naming tilyitic- vlllc's "Man of Ibc Year" "w.-rc compl.'.cd last nlirhl nt a inori- Ing of thc .Junior Chamber ol Commerce In the jaycce rl'iu rooms. Six "key" men were also sck.:L- ed nl the mccliiiK to be honored by the club for oul.slniidiiiK woric done duriiiK Ihe year. Aiino:uHr- incnl ol their names nnd nwirtl- liiB of keys will also take place at lhc bniupict. I'l'lor to Ihe business uircii-ig. Ernest Tfalscll. niiinagcr of liio Municipal Airport, lold Jaycccs "l the air lield'.s operations a:-.d future plmis for it. Fourth of British Girls Who Married GIs Finding Life in U.S. 'Unbearable' LONDON. Jan. 7. (UP)—British newspapers loosed a concerted blast today against the treatment, of Of bririrs in lhc United Slates, charging that hundreds "f them were stranded and living in squalor In New York while awaiting passage back to Great Britain. Tlic Daily Mail estimated that one in lour marriages ol British girls and American service mm was ending In failure. "Uridcs-oi despair" was thc label lhc Daily Mail applied to the women who went lo America only to find dis- illusionnipnt and misery. Under a three-column picture of two smiling wives flanked by four cbiibbj- children, the Ncii' York correspondent of thc Dally Mail sent a story quoting thc wives as saying: "We must get home soon or put ourselves in the hands of thc city welfare agencies." "They are girls who have been abandoned by their Gl husbands or who have found married life in America unbearable 1 ," the dis- A molion has In'iMi tiled In oral Court In Mlllc liix-k by lonieys foi- ceitnln heirs of l,oc Wilson eslulr uskliiK mlssiil of tin- aiuciidiiienl conipbiiia Illi-il Oct. IB, whnvlii U ivojj uiuiihl to recover more lhan $5011,00!) iHJin j. ii. Cruin nnd iiH'iubi'is n( his family, ami 11 nns been ininoimeed thill, application will be niiulo lo fllo nn nmcnded and Mibsllluti'd coinpliitnt. a^iuusi .1. Ji. C'riiiti. Tills newest developnu'nl In UK; Mill, svlicivby cerlnln Heirs SCCK to oust Mr. ctain us head in ihi' Mlliinitlc business oiieiallon m Noi Ihi-ir.t Arkansa;;, runic on tin eve til a decision cxp'-rtcd to'iiur- row nl u hearing In Mttlc Hock. Atloriicy.s tor Mr. Cmln rum int'inbcrs of his family. churi;cil will, Iruiid In Ihc ri'rcnl amendment Ilb'd. said today thry uruc- lho nifllloii fur dismissal I'Vderul Court on grounds iiiul tills court. Ijicks JurlMllcltoil. Craiu's llciiiiival SiniRht 111 the amended and mibstllu'.Cd comiiliilnl arjatnst .1. U, Cram only, thc ulntnlifls ask lo have him removed as Irusit^' aiul ih:u (lie court enjoin muiliAt collection of the dcbl ov.'ed by Mrs. Vic lorla Wll.son Wesson o[ appi'oxi- niutcly tl'^t.OOO. The new complaint makes allegations ol fraud, mismanagement and favoritism by lho ilcfrndaiil Mr. Craln, In rarrylnij out his Job a.s trustee, In the anu'iidiiicnt tiled, which the plaintiffs now wunl dismissed dcfeiidanl.s chui'Kcd witli friiud iiinouiiliii^ tfi api>roxliuaicly OCtl, other lhan J, II. Craln. wen- his wife, Mrs. Huby (•:. Cmln; their son. John E. Craln; then daughter. Mrs, liuby Craln l)i:n- twi, and .1. II. Craln':! brother Tom Craln. Judiic ''I'linnum c. "frlinblc wll hear tho motion ot thc dcfeivlani 10 dismiss thc Federal Court suit tomorrow In I.JCUu nock. Auiicnrliiu for the deloiufin Max flnn •vjllh;. C Vciiresc'il- iind Hell of Mnrlauua. mid 1 Iiarrelt am Whcully ol Joiicsboro. Attorneys for thc plaintiffs arc House nnd Dolmen of Little Rock. Plaintiffs In the suit are Mrs. Victoria Wilson Wesson i,nd Mrs Mailc Wilson llo'A'clls, dauijhtcr.'i ol the laic R. K. Wilson. The original complaint <i.skcd removal i;f Mr. Craln as Iriusicn. and that lhc trust be dissolved and a cnriinrnlion formed. Crain Illaincs "Schemers" Tn his an.swcr, Mr. Crain as-S'-it- t;d that lhc .$50(1,030 conspiracy r.uit tiled against him and his family WH.S "t>romj;led );y .s'elfl.s)) .scheming to obtain control of lhc estate," lhat. Mrs. Wesson wa.s indebted lo Ihr r.stntc ttticl lhat one purjidsc of the .suit wa.s to iirevcnl collection of Ihis indebtedness. Hi- declared the complaint WH:I broiiKht by Mrs. Wesson and Mm. llowrll.s. who live in lhc Kiist, l>ut tluil. I.?c Wesson. RraiKison of lhc late Mr.. Wilson, had taken nn active In the :;ull. in be- liull of thc plalnlUIs and should be uiadf a parly nf the litigation. Mr. Ci niii's attorney said if Mr. Wesson, who lives ai. Wilson is matte a party to the .suit the Fcd- cr.-il Court would have no jurisdiction. Leo Wilson nnd Company v/as hulft up frntn an original 500 undeveloped acres o[ South Mlysi^sii)- pl County into nn agricultural domain which now includes moro lhan .W.DM lilhible acres i:nd i'p- pro>;iinnli-]y f>0 diffcrcnl, business cntci prises, including col ton '/ins, 011 mills dchydralor plants, lumber companies, a bank., a wholesale grocery, various types of retail .stoics -.tnd farm implement, firms. Under normal conditions thc company employs about 10,000 pco- plc. Mr. Crain. long employed by Mr. Wilson, hns been in charge since his death hi 1933. U Farmers Optimistic Over 1947 Outlook ForGrowingSoybeans With nn rMlmatr.l ^MO-bushel soybean'crop f,, r !046 «pecl«l I" rank Mississippi r olm i,. Mr<m ,, ,,,„,, ,„ eounly ^ |( , |(Js ^ ^ ^ Hun, Urmrtt of Ihl, «r« may Iwk ,,,,. wa ,, (! ,„ —^ (larvc)it .,„„ *<md ,,ricr, ,„ m7 , mfmbfn of Hlf Nllr( ,, „,„,,„.,,„„, c .,. unly . 8oyblw> ' I'liinnlnr <;<>mmlUt< runcludrd at their second annual dinner-nulling nl*h< nl the Holrl Niiblc. i'lvc major aspects of soybean farming considered by thc commi'.. (com.,, nnd m^which views or plans were forlhcomln K follow: — * 1) ShowdownBattle Due Over Taxes Republicans Insist On Reductions But Truman Stands Pat BV M'J.K <:. WILSON (United IY*w KUfr CVrfspondtnll WASHINGTON, .inn. 7 — President Trtimim and the RePubllcnn- coiilrollcd Congress headed for n showdown ballln over taxes today with other policy conflicts rtcvelop- IIIK rapidly. Republicans Insist ttml luxes will he cut. Mr. Trumnn's annual message on llii! Mate of thn union is under a barrage of friendly but firm OOP It was norccd that Improvements In combines were ncc-s-urv in regard lo adjustment cf the machines lo bolter adapt them lo, Uie linn-eel of soyb-ans. Cornmll- : loeuien plmi to c ;,n r,,,.,,, imp | e _ ineni. cnsclnecrs Inlo U 1R fields nt time to .study needed ad- 'u'lincntii and changes. «> A Iliree-miin committee con-V' MMIng of Noy liiint, Chester Cald- wcl| and County Agent Keith Hil- brry was appointed to liiv-sllgalq, tl)» possibilities nnd , feasibilities of conducllhjf „ county soybean vleld contest. ' ••' :i> The KiinniiiB committee advocated the combination O f sby- r-oan variety tests throughout the (•omity. Numerous tests wcfc made IhK yciir of different soybean vo.- rloi.lcs with promising rcsultt. , ' H) Tlic coinmlllecmcn generally (•Breed on estimate* that this year's soybean croj) wou'd equal that <if Ii. They also felt that rmiro cot- rt*- "• n "i;t im v Ulir J 1J III VrUl i — i--- ni!••• jjjui i.; t,-u-,- flro. The Republicans arc standing i, n ", 1 " 1 JoKS cor » would be grown • put lor 1041 Income lax reduction l'" 1D47 - ;,', ami r,on«rcsslona) renctlun indlcnU's I 6) Members of [ho • committee . dissatisfaction with the President's lalior - management proposals on grounds they do not jjo fur enough HOII.SC Speaker Joseph W. Mar- lln. Jr.. made It cleHr Unit/ the Ro- piiblcJnn leadership intended to Institute lUt owl) fiscal program— Including tax cuts—for that proposed by tlic President, Mr, TriV- innn .said tux rtlkf was not warranted at this time and that the r.vpcctcd budget surplus should go to debt reduction. Martin said: "The ncimbllcan uoal is lo oal- «»re the budget, make payments on the national debt and reduce personal income taxes. "TliroiiRli reductlpii In personal i.axijs, we want-to increase, the .t»ke home pay of the workers and provide the Incentive for business expansion, which will mean more Jolis and mole revenue.' 1 In view of the Republican reaction lo Mr. Truman's flucal program, It Is likely the President will veto nt least two OOP tax bills this year, one reducing Personal tuxes and the other Immediately climlnntlnB certain wartime. Increases In excise taxes on luxury 'saw it coocl soybean nricr: outlook from 1041 with continued i.rice ':u|)porl/i and a stt.s-lalncd critical- shorlage o; ruts and oils. « I'lannini; Chairman Selected Cicorge 'Uiilc, plant brcetier'on \M Burdctt .Plantations 'TeMInif- ' qutlon. wns elected chairman «f he .Soybean Planning groiipj which in a sub-committee of the Mississippi County Agricultural planning Coimiilttcc. Mr. Hale reviewed va-' rlctv lesls hinde last yerir on thc Hurdctlt- Station, a complete a c- couiil of which will be published Inter, In n letter to County Agent Bil- ,*j «~on5Y.^*v«« str8ypr ( sccroCEiry ; nf the American Soybean Association, wrote "Your <estlinated) n,000.000 bushnl soybean crop In Mis- Items. Mr. ri'uman's laborrmanagement iiroimuls. !i,cl,idlng j compu!sory arbitration for unjustified labor prnc- llcc.s. were somewhat better received, nut' Republican .spokesmen held it wn.s JID morn Limn n. .step In the right direction. GOP Says Truman Weak on Move to Control Strikers WASHINGTON, Jan. 7. (OPi — Congressional Republicans'- sToppcd speedup priority on their own iB4fl would county .yield sissippi comity thc .second high the nnllon," "And 3,000,000 bushels Is a con- fcn-nllve estimate." added Mr. Bilbrey. A Sfl-biishet per acre yield br Ogden variety soybeans reported from the farm of Chorllc Wyllc of Promised Land "Is the highest yield record which M'e have heard of for 1846," Mr. Straycr also stated In his letter. "The Indiana winner (of n soybean yield contest) was a little over 54 bushels per acre," he added. Mr. .Bilbrey reported to cormnjl- Icemcn that u,r area served by the Courier News was the only area In the country 1 0 report an increased reraise (i, soybeans last year. '"Micro was a dcfinllc Increase, and 1046 wns thc best year yot reported for soybeans." |, c sold. ()(-drns Trove Popular . . „ Results of soybean variety yield strike-control mcusurcs loday. com- , 'esls conducted by 10 fanners las'- plaining that President TrumnnV, year at thc of the coin- would do too little loo laic. •] mlllcc .showed a hotter ylold prr I'M the most part, Republicans'acre and money ner acre Increase Interpreted Mr. Truman's proposals with thc use o/ OdccrY ViVIetv us an endorsement of the major,beans • * J - ru -" principles In Die OOP labor pro- .,,„, ,„„„„ . , , - Hrnni. But many fell he wa.s loo' „„*' rcM ,'' s . 5h ° xc(1 "" Increased cautious. i average yield difference per acre. Chairman Kred Hartley, n N J..I 5 ' x hllsllc l*- netting an increased money difference n r $15 wr ilcrc . Acre values in the tests wctc'llg- of Ihe House Labor Committee took one. look at the labor section ol thc President's stale 'of Ihe union me.s.sngc and remarked: "It was fur Irom punitive—It was puny." Nevertheless, the .seemingly wl<lc area of agreement with lhc GOP program led some Rep,iblicaiv.s~*To believe lltat Mr. Truman' would not veto Ihe Ball-Tafl-Smilh labor bill, now ticketed for early senate consideration. Nightwatchmcn's Deaths Arc Being Investigated JACKSON. Miss.. Jan .7. IUP> — Kor thc second morning in a row, an early arrival nl Ibc Madi.son Truck and Equipment Co.. here has found a dead niphlwatchuiai,. Thc body of Wade C. Jones, 60, was discovered this ino'.mni; .slumP- od against the- closed door at the entrance of lhc building. H wa.s in almost tile idriiiirnl .spot where Ihc biidy of Ilaivcy L. Arnold. -19. was found yc.sterd^y. A coroner's jury found that Arnold";; death followed a heart attack, An autopsy has been ordered In the drath of JonCvS. Authorities hero "ordered an invest i^ation of the building's healing plant on NIC Ihcoiy that Jones may have been asphyxialcd. Wpnthpr ARKANSAS Cloudy and occasional rain and warmer today and in East and South portion lonlght. Slightly colder with temperature 28 to 32 in Northwest portion tonight. Wednesday partly cloudy and slight!v colclei in North and Woman Injures Arm Demonstrating Washer Teaching her daughter how to operate a washing machine almost proved disastrous to Mrs. M. T. Clancy. 17. of Osccola, whose left hand was severely mangled wncu caught In the wringer. Following the accident, early yesterday allcnioon at the Ganey home, she was removed (o Blythc-, vllle Hospital. Tlic will bo no amputation, at least at present. Child Leaves Hospital Mona F.\ v Tilkingtpn. who swallowed a nail Saturday, was able to leave Walls Hospital late yesterday afler latest X-ray pictures disclosed the nail was well on IU vay through thc proper passage. Thc seven-year-old child swallowed thc one and one fourth-inch nail when she coughed while using the ,nall for a toothpick. N. Y. Cotton Mar. . May , July . Oct.. . IVv. . open 3300 . 3232 . 3073 , 2164 high low 3300 3268 3235 3206 3075 3048 2767 2736 :!7:W flftiW 1:30 32 SO 3229 3069 2761 3715 urcd at $2.50 per bushel. Tlic r.v- crugu Odgen ylelri wns 39.7 bushels per acre while other varieties averaged .13.7 bushels per acre. yield increases per acre rungert Irom none lo 1-t bushels or a money difference Increase of 335 per ncrc. liolsoy WHS the chief variety of .soybean planted In this lerrltory last year and In regard lo last, year's crop results and the Cgden lest results, Jvfr. Bllbrey's report pointed out that "We must, still Brow a good acreage ot Rolsoys. They arc gocrt yleldcrs that will stay in thc field a lon ? time after maturity. The Ogdcn variety should be limited to what can be harvested within a reasonable tbnc after malulrly." The Soybean planning Committee was set up last year and met Mien for thc first time.' It made Ihrcc suggestions at the firs* meei- Ing. all of which were carried out In I94S. The committee had sug- grstFd that (n a shift from Aik- soy lo KolKoy variety beans bf-: made, (2) combine adjuslmcrp. schools be set up, ana (3) that Inrincrs be kept posted on thc price outlook. Coimmtlcemcn attending thc scc- OHd annual, meeting last night. Rwrc Crls Tompkius of Burdellc, George Kale of .Burdctlc, John Beardcn of Lcaclivlllc, Hitdrcrt Bunch of Yarbrc,\Fu*s Crowell of Lcachville, Chester Calmvcll ot New Liberty, Virgil Johnson or Leachville, and J. L. Gunn, Key Hunt E. B. Woodson. If. C. Knappenberger, Carl Wallace. County Agent Keith Bllbrcy and Assistant County . Agent W. O. ir.iwlii.ikor.

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