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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND HOIITIIKART MrsHoiim VOL. X[.III—NO. 2'1G BlythevlUe Daily Nevir Blytheville Courier niylhevillc Herald Mississippi Valley Loader THE DOMINANT ^NEWSPAI'EU OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Committee Okays State Agencies' Budget Figures Preliminary Study By Legislators Bears Little Fruit LITTLE ROCK. Alk.. Jail. 0.— <UI>i _ The prc-lcBislatlvc Joint budget committee prepared toda^ to consider the building needs of the state Hospital for Nervous Diseases, the only construction program of any state institution t< be taken up before the legislature meets on Monday. In action yesterday, the ftroup voted to postpone some $7.fi85.000 in building requests, nnd further directed departmental heads that they must present some idea as to how their building programs can be linanced. The state Hospital building plans were exempt from (tils ruling, and were to be aired at today's session. Generally, yesterday was a day Hint found the committee back-i tracking. The results proved beneficial to at least two state departments and one new state job. The Resources and Development Commission revised budget was approved at $1,611,000; the Slate Police Department sot a 534.000 Increase up to $384.950; and the In- ai;ain-out-airain job ot liaison man between Oov. Lancy's office and all state institutions was given a final nod. One major development in the H. and D. budget came when Ihc committee granted a $401.000 annual budget for the forestry division of the commission. On'recom- mendation of Sen. E. J. Butler of Forrest City the committee moved to suggest nil increase in the severance lax on timber. Chairman Carl Hcmlrix of Horatio suggested that 10 per cent would not be too h it'll. Atitry Loses Baltic Then, later in the day the State Police budget came to the floor. The additional S34.000 was approved after a spirited fight against It was led by Rep. L , H. Autrv of Burdettc. The Mississippi County legislator delved into the alleged armed robbery a t Blnckfish Lake Club in St. Francis County last Summer, an event that provoked much comment at the time regard- ms th».authority of the state police to investigate flic incident. Slate Police Director Jack R. Porter contended that his organization should not interfere until thin St Frallcis au'horHies as kc4 Said Rep. Autry. "it appears "that "i view of activities directly under the nose of Director Jack Port<T and ],i s assertion that the department has no authority to act. thiit the police jlo not ne'ed more men. but more power." " The more liberal attitude of the committee also reaped benefits for the Game and Fish Commission, <»th an additional $10,000 granted lor developing game refuges and Sa.OOo set aside to meet claims of farmers whose properties arc damaged by wild animals. Chinese Woman Gives Birth to Quints/ All Boys PEIPING. Jan. a.—<UP>—Quintuplets—all lioys—were born lo the wife of a Chinese army sergeant three days ago in the town of Yenllnhsien. 53 miles south ol Chenchow hi Honan Province, the Central News Agency reported today. The mother and five babies were reiwrted doing well. The agency said provincial authorities were interested in the birth of the children and had assigned Dr. Sung Shlu-Ying to supervise their care. The provincial (government hus appropriated $50,000 (Chinese) — less than $8 h, American currency--for their care and upbringing, plus a monthly quota of rice and other food, the report said. The father's name was given us SKI. \Vnng Hsiu-Fcng. I!1,YT1II<:VIU,K, ARKANSAS, TllUKSIMY. JANUAIIY !>. 1'OT Two AvAen Fined On Charges of Drunken Driving A. L. Grccnhill o f Victoria "and W. w. Walker of Memphis drew Imes in Municipal Court this riorums on charges of driving -•vlule under the Influence of li- '1'tor. The cases grew out of a -ruck-car collision last night on Highway 61. north. Grccnhill was fined $75 and casts and Walker pai<i 550 and costs. Walker suffered a head laceration m th c collision which occurred "bout a mile and a half north Blytheville. Street Lighting Systemslmproved Three Missouri Towns To Get More Service Under New Schedules A greatly expanded .street lighting program in Carulhcrsville, Steelc and Hayll, Mo., involving more than 56.800 annually in free electric current and street lighting service to be furnished bv Arkansas-Missouri Power Company, was announced today by officials 'of those three lo'.uis. following special meetings earlier this week of the city councils with representatives of the electric company. To include a modern new "white way" lightnig system for the business districts of Carulhcrsville »nd Stcclc. and installation of additional street lighting in llaytl, which already has a "white wiiv" system, this new program provides for improved street lighting facilities for all three towns. In caruthersvillc. Ihe expansion prosram will include a new "white way" for parts of Third. Fourth and Fifth streets, which will also extend from First to Seventh streets and from Eleventh to Fourteenth Streets on Ward Avenue, Ihc city's main thoroughfare. Also the efficiency of 203 street lights In the residential area will be increased approximately""BB 2-3 per cent through replacement of the present 600-lumon bulbs w ith those of 1000- lumen size, it was announced Slcelc to Get New Lights In Steelc. the new "white way" system W ii[ extend throughout the enure business district on Main Street and will include four 4000- luincii fixtures on Highway 01 nc ar Main street. Under the iicw program, steelc will receive more than $1000 worth of free street lightln" services annually. Hayll will also expand its present street lighting under the new program; however, it Tins not as yet been decided where the new ligb ing f| x n, rcs will be placed. Other towns in this Rrea w|)j „ invc already taken advantage of he company's new "free street I'Ehlinc program" arc Monctle I.c;.cln-,llc. Lake Cily. Hl^k Oak •incl Cam way. These same benefits arc !o be extended to all to'vns served by the company. U „ a. announced, with the city of Bivthe- vilc receiving several thousand dollars worth of free street lii-ht- mg annually under the new pro- Truman's Ideas Seem to Fit GOP Farm Objectives President's Economic Report to Congress Gets Serious Study WASHINGTON. Jan. <). lUl" President Truman's report on agricultural prospects appeared Hi 111 In fairly wrll today with the lar program now being pieced toujlhc Ijy Congress. His analysis wns made In tin economic, report which he sont lei the Icgislutors yesterday. Most Hum stale congressmen withheld com- ni"nl |iciidin'4 more complete Muilv, l)nl many indicated they fell ;t pointed in llic right direction \ One veteran Republican farm' Main coiiercssimin, who declined use of Ins name, said Mr. Truman "would run inlo the most trouble if he tries to |> c t Congress to adopt some son of a foot! stamp plan." Tlie President, In emphasizing I lie indent need to expand farm markets lu keep pace with production, said the passibillly of boosting pro- cliiclfou by channeling food IT low- Income families should l>e carefully considered. Food Stamps Opposed ['he food .stump plan WHS u.;",-l i:i lilt 1 depression thirl ics to iihsurb farm surpluses. Under it. io-.v-ln come families were given food stamps to .siniplcment their normnl food purchases. 'Tin positive a plan like thai, wouldn't have a chance In the world." tin's congressman said. The President was in complete agreement with (lie views of Hep. Clifford R. Hope, R., Kan.. Incoming chairman of the House Agi-icul- turc Committee, on one polm ihi'l, the government is obligated to sup- porl farm prices at. a lull !1() per cent of parity during thq next two years. Hope has not formally committed himself, however, on Mr. Truman's suggestion that the permanent price support program should be .scaled down on some crops. The President said present levels encouraged overproduction of cheaply-grown crop-; like potatoes. The President also put strung I reliance in the research and mat- ketiiiB act to find new farm markets, and urged that farmers be brought up on a par with cily folk in such matters and education!; housing,:incdical. care, hbspit-il fa- cihiics, nutrition ami social security President Asks for Curb On Strikes SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Marshall Shuns All Comment On Presidency New Cabinet Member Reaches Honolulu on Return from China. nv \vn.i,\iu> i). i:iii:uii,\Ki (llulteil 1'ii'ss Stuff CunesiNtndenl) HONOLULU. Jun. fl.~ai'ii. deoinc C. Mmslmll. Hie new secretary oi stale, arrived at Illckam E-'leld hist nlghl en route to Washington from China, and disposed he Is "going lo .'pcml several duys here hut I do nol Know Just Imw long." Keturnlni; after is months it China us President Tinman's ; JH> clal envoy, the gcnenil said "the odds are veiy must iignlnsl," his making uny slnlciucnl while in llawiiil rcgm-dini: his appolntincnt to Mtrcml James !•'. nyrni'.s ns .•.eeietarv of state. He would make no comment la a iepo:l'T"s question i-onceming reports he might be. (i presidential po-isibilllv In 1'MO. Asked it he were a Democrat, Marshal! replied: "I nm an army officer 'nut presumably will he secretary ot slate. And [ am an Episcopalian.' ' Firemen Save Valuables in Fire on Hearn c of unknown origin yesterday afternoon destroyed the home of Mrs. Tanna Fretmtin, 8t9 West Henrti. Althotigh the tiro destroyed all her furniture und clothing, Mrs. Freeman found lift pllfht less*ned when firemen and police recovered iipiu-oxlmiitely »25flO worth of diamond rings and wrist watches and a Sterllin: silver service undamaged. Bonds ami valuable papers bo- longlng to Mrs. Freeman also emerged from the blaxo undamaged although ill* foot lorker In wlilcli they were kept WHS budlv burned, No exact cause for the fire could be traced. The roof and attle were iililurr when firemen arrived. Mr.s, Freeman, who wns nol »t home when the lire slartud, said lhat It irobubly nrlghuitfM In' lira atlli: rom an overheated flllu. The bliiiw destroyed tile entire oof unit Ihoroughly gutted Ihn In- Lerloi ol Ihc Jour-toojn IIOUNC. President Truman, spenklng to :i joint Mission of Congress in Wiishlii!:- on, submitted lo Congress a four-point labor legislation program whim would ban Juri:;dicl!imal strike.; ami establish a commission lo invcMi- i;nte the entire fielu of labor-management relations. President m me Senate. Senator Arthur Vnndcnlierg. lell. applauds a.s ['resident, Truman U'gins his state i,f the union speech. M right Is ihp new Kpcfker of the Home. Representative Joseph Mnrtln. jr. iNRA Tclcpl».'|.j, > Rod fa-Control led Army Bomber To Make Demonstration Flight A. L. Chitman, Clear Lake Farmer, Dies Officers 5i -,id Grccnhlll's truck was parked on the highway without hunts when Walker's caf collided with it. The front end of Walker's car was heavily damaged bv the impact. A. L. Chitman, farmer .died this of morning. 8 o'clock, nt his home near | Clear Lake community. Funeral arrangements .,..,>. ,.,complete totlny noon with Cob!) Funeral Home in charge. Kiwanians Discuss 7947 Outlook for BIytheYillc New officers mid members of the board of directors of Ihc Ki-.vanis Club were Introduced at the weekly mcctnig yesterday noon nl the Hotel Noble. Each gave a brier summary of Ihc outlook for 1947 and It "was generally ngrccd that the ,-lnb would aid the city in Improving traffic conditions in the business district. The 1047 infantile paralysis d Jvc WAS announced by Rosco Crafton. .-'in charge of the drive. The Ki- wanians voted to assist in the drive. Paul D. Human was a guest at the meeting. Reserve Officers Plan Banquet for February 4 Mississippi County Reserve Officers will hold a banquet Feb. 4, according to plans made by that sroini at their meeting Tucs'riay nlpht at City Hall. Uniforms will be worn at the banquet, it was announce tl. At the meeting, Mnj. B. J. Hussey of Joncsboro. In charge of t'ie Kcscrve Officer group.; in this district, discussed the future of such organizations. Plans for another ,-iffair to be held in the near lutnrc were also discussed, BlytheYille Man Named As Special Chancellor Airport Projects To Get CAA Funds Larger Sums Available To Smaller Cities Under New Policy WASHINGTON. Jan. 3. (UI>) — Thc Civil Aeronautics Administration tocla v reaffirmed its Intention lo Rive small city airport projects major encouragement under thc SSOO.COO.ODO federal airport, act. I The government will pay half of all project costs up to {5.000.000 instead of an originally planned S2.GCn.OCO. Civil Aeronautics Admin- ttalor T. p. Wright said in aii- oiymc- "•""'cine rules governing fund al- tl'iousancl i Iocatiolls '<»' Hie seven-year pro, n( ii..i,i E'^m. Thc boost appeared IB be a concession to large city demands. But H fell short of their main request that thc government foot half the bill regardless of thc si?.e of the airport concerned. Larger airpcrt costs may run as high as S10D.COO.OOO. The CAA will announce tomorrow the detailed list of airport projects and funds to be spent during thc first, year of construction and improvement under the law. passed by thc last Congress. The CAA ruled that municipalities receiving tcclcral aid may not n.akc exclusive contracts for sale of gasoline, repair services and | charter operations. It "frowns" on lauding fees for private planes but did not forbid them. Steel Strike . Marcus Evrard, Blytheville attorney, has been named special chancellor to hear a case In Craighead Chancery court in Jonesboro in which the Slale Board of Health seeks to enjoin five dairymen from selling milk in Jonesboro trom herds which have not been tested for Bangs' disease. The special chancellor was named in Jonesboro Monday after Chancellor Francis Cherry had disqualified himself. The application for the restraining order was filed by James Iialc, prosecuting attorney in behalf of thc slate board in Lltllc Rock. Listed as defendant;/ are: If. M. Lawson. Norman Wimpy, kclly Copcland. A. p. Dabbs and Albert. Holman. Briefs are to be submitted In the case by attorneys and the defense was given 20 day.s in whieh to prepare their briefs after the plaintiffs briefs have been filed with thc court. . . ---. .I:in. !>. (U.I 1 .)—A rii(lii)-conti-o!!(!ii Army honilici- will fly tetwcon Florid,, nnd next lUothlay I,, demonstrate it prolmblc homljiiiK teclmimn; tn any Ittlurn war, it was annnimcwl today The Army Air Forces said the fllghl would lake the "drone" plan,, ami its accompanying control ship fro,,, Eglht ,r il; , ( |. , Mn to Wnsl)1 ,,,,. ton and return. ,,.._ • ' _ _ " The AAF said the flight was'to show how a bombing mission could be carried out against an e defended urea without rlskln lives of human pilots.. Both Ihc drcnc and Ihe er" plane from winch it \vUj controlled are u-n riying Fortresses. A pilot, in Ihc mother ship will follow the drone's flight on a screen similar to lhat. used In television. He will control its movements by radio. Cn the way Northward, alter reaching Richmond, Va-. the drone will head out lo sea where a bomb will he released by the radio control device. U then will fly to Washington and circle the city before reluming to Ellin Field. In the nifcini atomic bomb tests, drones flew throiii;h radioactive clouds aficr the bombs had exploded, carrying Instruments lo record yclcnllfic data. In next Monday's demonti ation. weather permuting, drone and mother ship will take riff frdin UK!in field at [; a.m. (KKTi. 'tile route will br; m-r<r Atlanta. Cia., Ill:25 a.m.! Kpal lall^hurg. ,y C., (1(1:25 Chitrlullr. N. C.'.. 1)11:10 a.m.. UalciKh. N. c. til:a. r j a.m.) and Hiclimouci <l.':io a.m.'. dipt. Gordon W. RatrrtL, Pittsfield, Mas-;., will control ihe drone from Ihe ninlhe-r ;-hip, (;:i|lt.. I... !£. Auclelt, Chieocc, Muss., will operate the television device. For safety's sake. 1st Lt. C. H. Ehambrck of wilsmi, Trx. and Capt I-:dwai-,| r . : . Uailcy „[ Columbia, s. C. «ill ride In Ihc drone and take over the controls in event of a liiilure. Cupl. Neil II. Lathrop , )f Lo s Angeles will pilot the mot her plane. His crew Includes. Cap;. Ilarrv W. Barren. Sandrrsvilln. Cia., co-jiilol • Capt. Walter .Sc'hlie. Uccallli III. navigalor; staff Sgl. Henry F.'Me-' Fntire, Alice, Tc.\., eiiEincer. Government Officials Hope Settlement of Issues Can Be Made WASHINGTON. Jan. fl. (Ul>) — Government hopes rose lorlay for a slrikclcss settlement or the steel wage dispute. The optimism was based partly on a prediction by the niithoritatlve Magu/lne strel that-the Industry and the CIO United Slcclworkcrs may reach accord this year without a strike. In addition II. was counted significant lhat wage demands in the oil, mrsit packing and rubber Industries are now being settled without .".trikes. As in steel. CIO unions play a leading role in Iho.'.e Industrie';, all of which had actual or threatened stoppages liisl, year. Settlements rearhed thus far ranuc Irom '.-ieven lo 1R cent:; an hour, J-;nme riuartcrs expected the strel •.cUlemcnt lo fall within thai paMci n. The Bled Workers Union and U. S.' Steel Corp., bellwether of the industry, bcpan negotiations T" del Outline nl I'l.llcles WAS1IINC1TON. .Inn. I), illl'l — liu'onnnr: wcreliuy nl Blat.e Ucorgn C. 1 . Murshnll will be culled lo Cup- llol IIIII to outline his foreign policy views before he leaves (or the. Moscow conference, It was learned today, icimle. loreiiin relations commll- leemen huilcatcd Interest In qties- tlonhu; him on subjects ranging from reliilloii:; with Uussla lo Western Hemisphere defense policies. The Senate confirmed Marshall c-s successor lo .lames V. Byrnes In drauuillc ami speedy fashion yesterday, dispensing even with committee hearings. Senate President A'"nir 11. Viindcnbcrg, II., Mich, said he prompt action should assure the world that the cabinet change would not alter ouL bipartisan foreign policy. Nevertheless, Influential members said the Semite's action, while n resounding vole of confidence lr Mf -"shall, was not necessarily n "blank check" policy endorsement Hence their desire lo meet will him In person soon. The Moscow foreign ministers conference Is scl for M'.rch 10. In the meantime. Marshall win ,-:'y .'.Tjli.-.lo -:M."f?V Slowly In reshuffling 'lop 'personnel in the State Department and in recommending changes In tactics on policies. One exct'sition was Cliltui whpre he hns personally observerl the chaotic .situation for 13 months. Doctors Demand Better Sanitation Laxity in Enforcement' Of Health Regulations Scored by Medical Men Kinillallon conditions In Mississippi County CHII nol, be -improved until law-enforcement officers In various towns l>egln lo enforce ordinances already existing. Iho Mississippi county Medical. Soclcly today nnnounccd following a meet- Inn lust. nlRht »(, osccoia at which numerous Import-ant, health problems were dlscu.iscd. Establishment of a blood plasma bunk in Mississippi County will be undertaken Immediately, It WHS decided by (he 14 physician.'; present who also endorsed Iwo new proposed cimclmciiis lo come before the Stale Legislature. Thcso cnacUUenta are for prenatal .syphlllls tests expectant, mo- Ilicrs and prc-ninrltaj blood tests. I'liyjlrliiiid «« hampered in Ihrlr iirocram of public hr»Hh iniprovcmentH »y efricl»ls of v»- tlnus lowns. ( «n»«lly, w ho <!« no( Tiforcr sanlUtloh lawn, thr menilwrs af-rctd durlnc > htatrd , Unlrsf the-medlcM: profcKStpn' can obtain this needed 'coopcrgtlon Ihe snnltdtlon problem will con- in Scientists Urge Study 716 Seek Divorces In Mississippi \Qf Alcoholism County During '46 , PilUbur^h a week from today. Both sides hO])c to reach a settlement \vithotit corning lo Washington. ! Tlie steel negotiations may pro' vide the first major lest ol Presi- ] dent Truman's formula lor ccn- I nomir: stability, set forth In his first annual economic report to Congress yesterday. Tlie President said business should reduce prices wherever possible ami that, labor should not press for wane increa- vvhich would prevent such reduction. One indnsti'v source hinlcd that Ihe steel waye settlement, may he followed even by a drop in Prices lor some steel nroducts bcr.iusc of a softening of demand.-— - Thc nntiibcr of divorce suits lilcd in Mississippi County jumped 132 last year over the total filed ... lfM5. according to records of Circuit Court Clerk Harvey -Morris. In this county last year. 716 couples initiated proceedings lo dissolve their marriage vows as compared with the 584 who filed divorce suits in 1045. Of these. 493 \vcrc filed here and 223 were filed at thc Court House in Osccola. Separately, these arc increases of 87 suits in Blytheville and 45 In ccola. In 1945. 4CS couples filed suit for divorce here, and 178 filed i Osccoia. Two years aKO, thc number of Chancellor to Hear Cases Here Tomorrow Chancery Court will be convened by Chancellor Francis Cherry here tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock hi regular session In Ihe Circuit Court room at the Court House. only 29. Ill 10^ filed here and nt Osceola. 154 were entered Weather ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy 10! nluht and FVkUiy. Nol nut H I change in tempera line. NEW VOIIK. Jair. 9. (U.I'.'-A concentrated research program lo find Ihc cause of alcoholism was urged today by Dr. Anton .). Catl- ; on. professor of emeritus or phy;- lolopy a the univer-.ily of chid::". Carlson, president 'of thc Research Council in 1'roblcms of At- cohol. said lhat the las!; of find- ins prevention of ulroliolisin nas a "Job for thc scientists." He said that prohibition is "not tile answer to thc problem, at U-ast. not In our present .society." He was one of pcvr-ral .S'ca!;'.rs fit a conference, held iointlv bv the council nnd (he New V irK Academy of Medicine. Most speakers agreed that alcoholism is n | disease and that it Is time lor physicians, the hospitals and the such. Several resolutions were introduced nt the conference. r >uc urged the American Hospital Association lo admit alcoholics !or hospilallzation. others rccommruil- ed that colony farms be establish- P.T.A. Council Will Discuss Youth Problem nisciissloi!S of the youth problems and what can be done In the home will feature the mcclliiK of thc Mississippi county Council of Parent Teacher AiisoduUons tomorrow ill First Methodist Church. U was announced today by Mrs. J. W. Miller of Joiner, connly president. and MI-JI. Jesse M. While, district president. llCElsliallon w lll bctjln at U::iO o'clock beldie the meeting, is opened at 10 o'clock. Lunch will be served at noon bclorc the progi-Hin l.i continued. The youth problem of today is lo be discussed under the general theme "Who Teaches A Child' 1 with speakers to be Hie Kev. K. C. Knel- wll. pastor (if thc Methodist church lit Wilson; Mrs. Carl Bird, member o[ thc school faculty at Wilson, and Miv> Ko;.a M. Hardy, principal o! lllylhcvllle III(;h School. Mrs. McFarland Of Senath, Mo., Dies in Hospital Mrs. R. S. Roger, Former BlythcYiUc Girl, Injured Mrs. ft. S. HaRrr. (he former Miss Marjorir Mays, was srvcr-ny burned on Ihc face nnd nnn Monday night in a gas stove ovrn explosion at I'inehurst. N. C. where Lieutenant Ilascr no-.v is stationed with the Army Air Corps. Her mother. Mr.s. Ben T. Mavs. who left immcdialcy fm hurst advised Mr. Mays today Miat her condition now was ROod. Hcr right arm is seriously buried but hums on Ihe rlRhs, side of her face were not considered so severe she said. The explosion occurred when opened Ihe oven door after narcnlly falling to liRhl. one of hnits. it. was annohnccd. She Is at the government, - tinue ns « menace lo piibllo health. the p j o the pital there. N. Y. Cotton Mar. May Julv open , M81 . Mid . 3058 . 2770 . LTiM hii'h 3305 311G 30R2 2702 Mrs. Katherine Hroivnsfield Me Furland. wife ot w. M. McFarlund of .Scnulh, Mo., anil IOIIR n rcsi- , dent of mythcvillc. died last nlplu : at Walls Hospital. She was 54. " Her death, at 10:45 o'clock, followed an illness of stomarh cancer for which she recently underwent an operiilioil. Services will • be hnid Sunday morning, II o'clock, at I lie Srnnlh Baptist Church by the Rev. F. Z. Nrwsoni. retired Baptist ^minister of Ca]>e Girardeau. Mo., anrl formerly ot Hlythcville; the I)ev. tioberl i.. Tlrarien. pastor, and (he Rev. II. T. IJoric. p;u>lor of the Senath Methodist church. Hiirinl will be at. Maple Grove Pine- Cemetery with the cortege expected lo arrive here at 1:30 p.m. Holt I^ineral Home is in charge. Horn Feb. 20. 1852 at Harrisbiirc. .;he moved to Blylhcvillc about 3^ years a^o. A resident of Blytheville for 24 years, she was active in church affairs. Mr. Mc?arland became well known in business circles, havinc had various interests prior to (lie family moving eight year.s ago to Senath. She leaves her husband, a son. Hernard McFarland of Horn»-sville. Mo.; a daughter. Mrs. Frank Olis- snn of Henath; her father. James Wesley Drownsficld of Bvansville, Ind.; four brothers, J. *TT. Browns- low 1:30 fil , 1(i „, DaUOi Art, HetSert 3581 3290 Rroivnsficlri of Current River 3216 3225 Beach. Ark., and Paul and Harold 3050 30B8 UrownsflcUl of Dclroil. and a sis- 27C9 2775 tc:'. Mrs. Thaesie Sulleiis of Do 2727 2730 I mil. Mirli. Ihc physicians rlrclnrerl with conclusion made that It was mimlcipul otflcers to enforce laws. l.axlijr I, Scared Speaking specifically of ffjri handlers hi public places, the group declared that, possibly with " Iwo cxccpllons of food- places In Btylhevllle, there had been no enforcement of ordinances requiring dealt h cxam- Of food hnndlers since thc ' Army left nlytltcville." I'lamilng for the much-needed blood plasma bank In Mississippi County, one of (he few counties in Arkansas not haying such a program, thc Bi'oup will » B |c inn of civic groups In v.irloij-'i towns. civic group* will he aslced '<> appoint, committees to obtJln volunlcer donors for a dale In April when Ihc mobile nntt of Ihc Stale nourd of Heallh and '.iie University of Arkansas will come lie re. Hlood plasma will be processed m n laboratory at the University before return to Ihls county whero Ihe plasma will be Ktorcd In bollv the northern nnd wuthcrn parts of (he roiinly for use by all physicians for any pallenl,. wllhoiii, cost for Ihe plasma. 'fills county now is using borrowed plasma under temporary banks here and al Oscccla. Blood Tests Approved Kmlor.sing the proposal to have all persons applying for marriage. licenses lo have blood tests, it was pointed out that Arkansas is o:in of thc 12 slates which docs not have this health measure. Injunction Bill, Aimed at Labor; Offered in House Measure Would Permit Government Action' to Curb Striking Workmen. WASHINGTON, Jaiv ^ (U.P.)—Rep. Frunds CjiP,(i,' R., S. 0., today itilroduccd'a bill that would authorize' the government to obtain '•'injunctions against which omlangci' the publir.' welfare—an issue now before Ihc Supreme Court in tho (tovfirnmunt's contempt '.-fiso iRiiiiiKl. Jolin I,. Lewis. Case, author of the " anl'l-strlkc bill vqlocd by President 'Truman last yeur, suld the Injunctions could be Issued without Iho government taking Ihe preliminary slop of seizing a struck Industry. Ills new measure would Htilhciize Ihe attorney general to apply for an Injunction In striken "|r> eswi]- llHl moiirrpolrwxl service on Industry" which endanger the public welfare. ' •••, : ' ' " But the Injunction could be iwcd only when other mclhods of -<Hr'ke sotllem'ml. have been trlid iili'rt foiled. - - "." ' • -' Case also Inlrodueed n bill to srant Individual ntntei; tinriucatluri.vt authority to ou'Jnw closed .•.hop contracts, , ' Case said his 'Injunction' bill al 50 would apply In "(ingrain," ca'sin of Ihe use of thc boycott or seppncinrv strike. J[ C said this would :avold' ojwntiiB the door lo "iiidlscrimliiati" use of the Injunction by prlvals 6111- ployers. ' ' "lllKhl" (;lii<llrnKcd by ijjuy Thc Kovevninenfrt right to oblnin an Injunction lo prevent » 'strike aflectlng the public welfare htis I>CBII chnllcngeci by I«w| n and his United Mine Workers (AFLI. \ Lewis nn'ii thB UMW conlendoi! in the iiovoi nment'H re.ccnt contempt case against them that the Notr::,- LaCinaidln nntl-injunctlon act applies lo the Bovernmenl, tin Well 'as to private employers. The Issue will be heard by Ihc Supreme Court- Tuesday. . The I.ewlB-UMW challenge grew put of the Bovernment'K action In obtaining from tho U.' 8. District Court-here a temporary' order re- straiiilij^i.ewi.., .^rora tcrmUiallr.n his bttuirrlhou's cool, contract with the governmonl. •, •'- i ,'..'.,.. Case jwlnted out '.H comiectton e with thc nntl -closed shop provision Unit 11 slates have passci banning or placing sever* tlons on tho closed shop. '. however,-that In each instai stute laws arc subject to tional challenges. "Many representallves nugf tale to vole for a bill ou closed shops who would vote to permit, sllitcs to follow their own wishes. In Ihe matter." Case paid. he Under pre-natal blood test. law. all physicians would be compelled lo make syphlllls tests on nil expectant mothers, in a plai\ long endorsed by Ihc county group, it was pointed out. Four new members were enrolled at Ihe meeting, held at Ihei Osccoia High School. They were: Dr. F. E. Ulley. Dr. I/mis Hubncr and Dr. D. C. McLean of BlyLhc- villc. and t>r. J. M. Fairlev ot Wilson, Dr. j. E. Braslcy presided aver the meeting as president. Joiner Planter NamedDirector On FCA Board rttifti;. O. Branch of Joiner has been appointed dlrertor-at-lnrge of the Sixth Farm Credit District -by Farm Credit Administration Governor L W. Duggan, according to F. w. Niemeyer. chairman of the board and general agent of life FCA of St. Louis. His new leriii will expire Dec. 31, 1949. '• ••- • •Mr. iBranch operates n plenUllon at Joiner, raising cotton; alfalfa,, and cattle. He is chairman of Uir, Arkansas Slate Production and Mnrketing Administration Conimiltee: a member' of the'" Afsansajj Farm Bureau, and a member of the National Colton Council. Mr. Branch Is n graduate of thc University of Tennessee.' ' As a member of thc seven-man Farm Credit Board. Mr. Branch will serve also as cx-offlclci director of Thc Federal Land Bank nf SI. Louis, thc Federal Intermediate Credit Bank of St. Louis, Ihc Production Credit Corporation of SI. Louis, and Ihc S£. Louis 'Bank for Cooperatives. r\| Y Stocks ) P.M.' qnoUltons A T & T 1,72 3-4 Amer Tobacco 831-8 Annconda Copper 40 Belli..Sled 93 1-8 Chrysler ' 91 1-2 Coca Cola '. J 148 Gen Motors 53 1-1 Gen Electric 37 1-3 Montgomery Ward Cl N Y Central 13 3-S Int Harvester 731-2 North Am Aviation 10 1- S Republic Steel 283-8 Radio 0 3-8 Socony Vacuum 13 Sludebakcr '; 3J 1-3 Standard of N J 70 Texas Corp 59 Packard G 1-3 1) R Slrrl .',. 7> :!-! Banquet Friday For Winners of 4-H Contests Winners of project contests ,1111011.': North Mississippi County Boys and Girls (-11 Clubs will bo guests of honor at the. annual banquet given hy Ihe Mississippi County Farm Bureau tomorrow night at Itolcl Noble. flso lo lw guests of the bia'raii will be Ihc 1947 officers of the. 20 clubs in this hall of the county. H. C. Knapnenberger, secretaiy of thc host group, will serve as master of ceremonies for thc aJTair, cxpsct- cd to be attended by 125. Tlie banquet is to be served at 7 o'clock In the Mirror Room, fcl- J lowed by awarding of prizes and in- Iroductlon of visitors, In a brief prog ram. Low of 33 The mercury dropped. wlUnn a degree of the frccslng point 'Jur- Ing last night with'a recorded lo»' of 33 degrees, Recording to Robert E. Blaylock. official weather observer. ,

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