The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 11, 1947 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 11, 1947
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XUU—N'O. 274 Blythevllle Dally, Ne*r Blytheville Courier Blythevllle Herald Mississippi Valley Loader HLYTHBV11-LK, ARKANSAS, TUKSDAY, KK1UIUAKY II, Ii)l7 Revenue Policies Inquiry Sought by Member of House yP Investigation Move Sent to Committee For Special Study lly KOI! RKOWN (Hulled Press Slaff Correspondent) LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 11.— An attempt to launch Ihc long- rumnred legislative investigation of the Slate Revenue Department hit the floor of the Arkansas House locliiy but was fjtiickly sidetracked to a committee. The resolution was introduced by Rep. G. R. Reed of Miller County culling for the appointment of five-member House Committee to bcKin an immediate investigation into charges of favoritism, improper use of department equipment In political campaigns, and "personal and proprietary interests" of department employes in local liquor businesses. Termini; the charges "cmbarrass- Int! lo the administration, executive and legislative departments" unless supported by evidence. Reed proposed that tlic committee be appointed by Speaker Roy Rlales and be empowered to subpena witnesses and records. Although Reed moved for immediate consideration, the proposal went to the Resolutions Committee on a voice vote, following a motion by Rep, Hal Moody of Lawrence County. ^ Specific Charges Offered ^ The resolution listed five specific charges: 1. Favoritism in various sections of the state; 2. Improper use of automobiles and other department property in local political campaigns: 3. Use of department jobs by employes in furthering their own liquor business, and on local political matters on public time: 4. That sonic Revenue Department, employes have a "personal and proprietary" interest in liquor busl- nc'.sscs: and 5. Vague charges of irregularities in the department. Rain Predicted In Wake of Cold Weather in State Cloudy weather and the prospect of rain were predicted for portions of Arkansas tonight n nd tomorrow as n definite break was noted In the extremely cold weather of the past four days, the longest cold spell wilh the lowest temperatures recorded here in two years. Robert E, lilaylock, official weather observer for Btytlievillc, reported a low of 23 degrees ITils morning, whclh was 10 degrees iilwvc the Monday low, and for above the season's low of nine degrees Saturday morning. Large Apartment Planned for Vets Two-Story Brick Unit to Be Erected On Walnut at Division Realization In Blytheville ol Housing Act provisions for increased production of rental dwelling units for World War II veterans nnd their families looms with the announcement today l>i W. I,. Homer of. the proposed con- i'partmcnc strtiction of a 12-unlt project here. This structure will be built us rental housing unit and occupancy preference will be Rlv»n veterans At present this project is still ir the planning stage, Mr. Hornei said. To be built under Section G(W Title VI, of the National Housing- Act — which provides for the- construction of large-scale lema structures— this project will be lo catcd on the Southeast corner o Walnut and Division Street:;. Pro posed name is "Walnut Arms." Construction or this unit, wil involve forming of a corpoiatlot —Walnut Arms. Inc. This will be done later when a more clcflnlli outline of plans for buildin; on evolved, said Mr. Homer, sponxo of the project. The lot on which the units wii be located is !)1 by HO feet, will the longest frontngn on Divisio; Street. The adjoining 12 units ,.„ „ • ------ ;--- . ao the House Committee on Revo- | torm an L - s hapcd structntc fac-:ii line and Taxation scheduled an j O n both streets. i-en hearing tonight on the gov- Sce I.KGISLATUKK on Paste 5 'V Directors Hear Report " On Fund Drive In the first week cf the Y Finance Campaign, a total of Sfi.15050 of a n,(514 goal needed for a $11.590 budget was contributed, p. D. Foster, general chairman, told members of the Y Board of Directors nt their monthly meeting last night in tiie Y rooms. Election of the Board was scheduled for March for which a ncminntion committee will be natn- r-«l this week 'by Russell Barham, chairman. Mr. Barham presided at last night's session. A special committee, made up of R. A. Nelson. Ross Stevens and C.M-ar Alexander, was appointed to work with the Athletic Association in the development or the Summer swimming program. Other directors r.rcscnl were Ken dall Berry, the Rev. R. Scott Baird, Mrs. Roland Green. Mrs. Marvin CriUrndcn. J. W. Adams and General Chairman J. p. Garrott All Signs Point o Trouble in loly Land Cities British Troops March' Through Streets of Tel Aviv on Maneuvers JERUSALEM, Feb. II. (UPI—Brl- ish troops staged a. sham battle liroiigh the streets of Tel Aviv oday in a shew of strength com- :ldh>K with a Jewish Underground hreat ol a "blood bath" if four if its condemned members are iiingcd. All signs Indicated that trouble i'as brewing. The British Army nnd ivil authorities moved swiftly to OIK with the expected crisis. They lad convened Jerusalem into a. dliutcl. putting the Holy citv un- Icr what amounted to martial law •ffective Tbu:sday. In Tel Aviv the nrillsh command lent units of the first division hrough the streets of the all-Jewsh city before the eyes of huddled knots of Jews who watched in si- ent apprehension. T!ie troc;>s surged across tlsc llayarkon River In North Tel Avl\ Nnd moved with clocklikc preci- ion to previously designated posi- U.S. Officials S/iow Great Alarm Over 'Loss' of A-Bomb Secrets iiv I.VI.K c, WILSON United Pros* Staff roiTcsnomlcnt WASHINGTON, Kub. 11. UM'.)—Atomic .set-rets liavu con exposed or stolen at a grout vato in the United Stntes. s'o one know.s totlity whether I lie leaks are plumed. Kesponsible ofl'iciuls arc nlnrmod not only about Soviet Uissiiin uspioiiujjc but about Hie hiippy.«;o-lu'cky manner iu vliieli atomic security has been punctured like a sieve. Ilernard M. Munich recently wrote'* i tbe editor of the Philadelphia I tilletin thai ,we really <3o "plj now uny more what Is secret j bout the atomic bjiub iiud \\hati s known to other countiles. l!ti-} uch said 11 was a certainty that he secret of the greatest weapon ver discovered no longer is nil •rapped up in one envelope. SINGLE COPIES FIVE CB^TS J :ions they were event of trouble. The maneuvers underscored tension gripping the city after lo take up it Irguii Zvai Luenii organizalioi l-hreateneci reprisals for the sen fencing of three of Its members to death. A fourth. Dov Griincr, als< was condemned but the executioi of sentence has been put off indef inilely. Reports circulated in Tel Avi that another ship laden with un certified Jewish refugees was head ing for Palestine from Algiers. Haifa i,yas ominously quiet ai'.e the prohibition for securltv lea " a "jewls inunigru sons of the funeral of refugee from the illegal lion ship Negev. Another new settlement wa founded today 'in the hills of Heb ron 181-2 miles south of Jeri sclem. It was the 26th setllemci in the liill country, the future < which still was uncertain in U overall outlook for Palestine. Rites Conducted . 1 For Mrs. Foster Of Holland, Mo, Funeral services were held this afternoon at the Church of Christ in Holland, Mo., for' Mrs. Emma foster. 65. who died Saturday at her home West of Holland. She" was the wife of George A. Foster. Tlir- Rev. E. W. Stoviill. pastor of Ihe Church of Christ of Blytheville officiatciP Burial was ;it Mount Zion Cemetery. Mrs. Foster had made her home near Holland for 25 ycar.s and was active in church and civic affairs until she became ill some time ago Other than her husband, she is survived by n son. Loy Foster, of" Holland, and four brothers. Fred Stivers of Tiuniann: B. w. Stivers Jtf Holland. T. H. Stivers of Bethel Springs. Tenn.. and J. F. stivers of California: three sisters. Mrs. Myrla Smith of California. Mrs. Earl Crawford of California and Mrs c F Cooper of Blytheville. German Undertaking Company of Stecle and Holt Funeral Home of Blylhevillc were in charge. ' N Y~ Stocks Brick Construction rianneil The units will be permanent two story brick and tile structures wit steel window sashes and asbeslo roofs. Mr. Horncr said. Of tlie "walk-up" iipa'.tn,., type; -nine of the units have bcc planned to include n living ru'on dining alcove and kitchen on i: first floor with two bedrooms 'ii' a bath upstairs. One of the un! will be similarly laid out but wil just one bedroom. The other two units will bo one room efficiency ap<irtm>.Mus. cording to present plans, in t! plans call for the use of "sir kitchens"—a single kitchen unit containing stove, re frig era tor. sink and cabinets and installed in a niche which can be closed off from the rest of the room by sending doors. Small, conventional kitchen? ;'rc planned for tlie other units. Plans arc to rent the units unfurnished, Mr. Homer said. While veterans will be given first choice in tlie renting of Uvjse npai.;- nicnts. nflcr a 30-day penud they will be opened to public rental. Tentative, plans also iiviude construction of about six yiiiages. a laundry room, a clofr.cs-dryii.',; yard and playground space for children. It is this typo or vet^nin.-i icntal construction that . is sl:it>M for discussion ond pro'moliiM al Rental Housing Conference Thursday night In the city Ifi'.il Municipal Courtroom. This meeting will be held to explore- means of providing and encouraging the biiild- hiff of more rental dwirll'.n^ uniis this year. Mr. • Home,-, vho is inn linger of the Mississippi County Lumber Co., will open this meet- Ing. War Secretary Backs Lilienthal Kickoff Meeting Held by Farmers Farm Bureau Leader < Urges Membership of 5,000 for the County The 1947 Fnnn Bureau membership drive in South Mississippi County was launched last night at a "kick -off" banquet held in tlie Osccola Court House. County Farm Bureau President John E. Craln of Wilson, in charge of the meeting, told the 45 drive workers attending that lie would like to see last year's county membership of 4150 boosted beyond 'the 1947 quota of -1200 to a total of 5000. The group voted lo send a telegram to Secretary of Agriculture Clinton Anderson asking price support for .soybeans. They also voted to send similar telegrams to u S Senators J. W. Fulbright and John L. McClellan and Rep. E. c. G:ith- iiigs asking a id In raising the support price or .soybeans 'to $2 o-i a bushel. Tlie 1347 ditching project under the Agricultural Adjustment Administration was outlined by Coun- Agent o. v. Mnlocli. Hitching For instance, it is known lh«t he Russians still ure alU.'InptlnR o puichase here certain m.ichuicry ts«l by the United States hi IW ol ihr: A-»H>mb. .Sucll nirchaso is forbidden by Uin Mo- Mulum Asl which estublished the jiviUnn Ato.iik: Knrriry Coiiimlsslon low awaiting conllrinution by tlic Senate. r '• llariich Mikes Dtscuvei-y ' nan:ch discovered the tirsi known Russian efforts to purrhase atomic Miergy machinery early insl before lie was named United representative on the United Nil- lions Atomic Energy Commission A manufacturer who lind made equipment used in one of the itomic fission plants received Jin order from 'Russia for the purchase of certain specialized machinery. T!ie manufacturer advised rtaruch by telephone of the order. Uurtich replied: "You haven't f;cit the machinery have you?' The nionufactiircr took thc^hhil and refused the order. At time, however, there was no authority bv which a manufacturer could have been prevented Iron making such a sale as there is now under the MeMahon bill. Later the machine appeared in luil diagram in a trade magazine. Publication of such mn'.ciiul in trade tnaisaxincs is considered one of Die big lenks of atomic energy Information. Cai'lcssness or "Stupidity' 1 Isaac Don Levine In the February Issue qj, tile ningalnc "Plnin Talk." I'Utrs ti, itlfj furcgolni; incident. He 'ays m order was for Discussed in Ballot Contest Litigation Involving 1946 Party Primary To 80 Hoard Soon Trial Procedure F ue | Crisis in Britain Curtails Production, Idles 5,000*000 Men Patterson Appears Before Committee on Atomic Bomb Controls WASHINGTON. R-b. 11. till') • Secretary of Win- Kolrcit P. p«t- ter.ion loday umcd rpcedy fienale coiiflrmution of David K. Llllen- !bfl as ciiairtnan nf the Atotnir- Encrny Commission, Patterson \vns culled (is a surprise wllucss Ijy Ssnatc miMiiber> ot Hie Jclnt congressional atomic committee us a major split Ihreal- encd itie GOP learturship over Ijil- leiillial'.s nomination, There InnenAlug opposition to I.lllenlliul. 1'alliu-son snirt the Army always found UllPiitlinl coopeiaLlve during his administration of the Tcnness'iH- Valley Authority. lie belittled a suggestion from Committee Chairman Hourke I! Uitkcnloopcr, R., m., n m i TVA had Flailed construction of wnr |ic;v:er fiicllltles uruenUy needed bv the War Depiirlment. Pattersen likewise supported President Truman's selection of lour ollK'r coiiuiiisslon members and the choice of Carroll Wllstin as of the ntoirlc progiam. ^alterson said he liad known the appointees lor periods ranging Horn one to five years and termed them lieu of "character, ability a nlly." Policy Sla:uim>n( Avuiltrd 81.SCO,030 wo companiet __ blui 1 pi inUs which .clilucry ficntions tipcl 'could only have Stales specl- been stolen in the and Canada ficalions werc'J age, yel*deterinfhe._._ ,. Much inrorrriiU! lission was made public"' 1 in the Smyth report, publication of which now is regretted oul loua by some officials. For a cert the armed servlcs now figure that in any study of tile future v.'O should assume that other nations also would have atom bombs. One closely guarded atom bomb secret uas that we still were making them, naruch. himself,', let that otic •>ut [asl month. Release of much material is attributed to carelessness or mistaken judgment. Bui Ihrouyh all the public and private talk of atomic problems runs tlie Ihouhl ol jionngc by the Soviet TJnlrfn. CiiTim Jml'ue Chnrle.s w. Llgnl of IMriiKouHl conferred here todliy with nttovneys In tin 1 election contest Immxhl by Jack Flnley l!oi- Inson amilnst Sherlfl Wllllum l!er- lytnun on procedure lo be followed when the case poes to tilnl |x»s siblv lido this month or curly in Mni'i'h In Oweuln. The pre-trial i-ou(rrcn:e WHS held In the Circuit Court room inif trial pioi-ct:incs were discussed Ir di'tnil Inr the In which Mr Robinson claims he wns entillod !o the nnnuicralic noinlnatlnn lor sheriff in tlie purly primary held liiM Slimmer when Hie Uoiuoi'i-allc Ci'niral Committee ccillllcd JJi-rrv- iriiii '.be winner by a niiiri;in ol l'. r >y voles, Bolh Mr. Hoblnson un<] Slienfl Jlorryman wetn In rourl (or Ihe ronfiwnre between Km court and Ihc Ui\'.yns purlk-lpating in the casf. Uepicst'iuin^ the conlestunl W'erc: Claude F.]icr, T, J. Ciowdur. and Gene n;, iinidley, who wim r. cantliilati- |nr cuuntj 1 . Jiidcc in Ihe iHimniy lust Siimnu'r. Sheriff Ik'irymtin was rcpre.sonl.- o<l at the hearing by c. M. IJuck, Ornhrnn Sudbiiry and W I*on Smltli. i;tuly 'rrliil Sought JiiclKC l.lf-hL said that he would begin the henrlnii of the contest, the possible [talc, bul 'i'd that It ml|;ht br late In February before the Irlnl cur, .sturl. He will bcsjln a two-week term of court, in Crlttciidcn Count y at Mn- rliiii Feb. 11. If the docket there Is ]l«lit nnd Ihe session cnn be finished in less than two weeks, he will hold cour LONDON *eb. ll.' ( JJ'.) y The government nflnouncfcl In a fuc • ., , „ ' n a uc criNiH winch hiuUdlwl some 5,000,000 wmkeis, and warned llu, mdualrlB ppw«£ blackout might bpicad throughout the country within three day.s. Georgia Dispute Hears Settlement Court Ruling Tomorrow May Break Deadlock .Over Governorship McDONOUGH, Oil., Feb. 11. I UP) —'Hie full: of Herman Tnlnmdxc'H lUibeniatorlnl rft||lmr rested l-xluy with Hupfiior Judge Walter llim- dilx who plntiK to hand down a itilliiK In Qeortfla's dual qovernor wrangle tomorrow al 10 n.nV Cdiiusel for acting Clov. Me|yyn K. Thompson completed arniim< ; til5 wtkliiK TtilmndR«'x ouster on the slninuth Mint the ifentmil assembly lind no right to elect u Rnvnritor to succeed thc'lalo Oov.-Kleet Kujicne Tliompvon forces were ulveady bolfilored by n nrcvlniiK court nillnn ill Home. On., Unit the state Icitls- iHltirn's duly was merely to canvass election returns. lint (he Impending Hcndrlx ruling here Is consldi'Vcl topmast In Ihe niir/x: of Ullgntlan involvlnit Thompson nnd TalmadHe Senate President Arlliu r fl. Vnn- Bioup ol denims, stipporlctl by one „.„..,, „. Republicans, was friendly to Mhcn- tba). Hut otlicrs were taklni: no open stand pending a premised sti.tement by Chairman Robert A. Tall of Ihe CiOP Policy Committee. Friends of Tnfl snld lie had voiced private criticism of Lillnilhnl. But they declined lo predlol wlie-1 ultir term , . In Osccola. where Ihc election contest Is pending In Hint division of the Mississippi circuit Court, and lii'Bln the licnrliirj of testimony In Hie election ease In which it Is alleged Illegal votes were cast. If the Marlon court session lasts * The fuel minlstrj report thai Hie [lint rial s shuloff o f power to «l| but Cfiscnllal Induslrlcv saved 22,500 tons of coal, or about one- third of the iiminl dally connunip tlon. The mlnlstiy said however, thil wilh free/liiR weather an<j jno'i sllll blocking UIQ normal cool channels, tlit slocks for power stntloni ni Ihe rc-Uilctcd area? were lllllu Improved It nii> ' "In Ilic absence of any firm pi'«*|HVt of belter dHlverlas and «'f surfklciill) reduced consumption, warning,, wcr « Is.urd io all publio supply undnrlakltifB In the »r» present not bffrc-tert by Ihe cut that restrictions mny Nave lo lie extended lo ihe whole" rounlry except for the north of" Kfiitlinrt," Hie ministry rrrtortwi The fuel shortage confronted the labor uovcrnmnnt wlih n political crisis of growing magnitude, Oonr . sorviillvc party members, under the '• leadership of Winston chftrchtll, angrily lenped lo attack thc.govr.' eminent for ineptitude, Inefficiency and luck of far-stunted plnh- In an effort lo del ermine firivernor. the . . Tim court's dcclitlnn when It comes tomorrow Is expected to l>e swcep- . . . No cud was In night to tlio crip- ', ,'• phiig iiower reslrlcUons which til- ready have close,] down iiboul. oiic- thlrd of lirltlsh Industry and left- I'.otiK's with only rculrlctctl hcat- I"B nnd light. , •••;•-• ... With severe cold and snow p«r- ther he would lead an open campaign aRilnst Uie former chnlrmnn «u the Tehncs-scc Valley Authority ; Opposition by 'mrt would (jive pew- nnd perhaps decision reln- forcements to flRht by Ken. practices be paid (or. he said. Waid 3:00 T. M. A T ft T Atner Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca cola Gen Electric ..'.'. Gen Motors Moiilgomerv N Y Central Int Harvester North Am Avia'lioii Republic Steel .. Radio Socony "Vacuum' ".'.' Sllidebaker Standard of N j ", ' '. Texas cor|> ., " Packard . U fi ,'ileel ,'.'.',','.'.'.'. Quotations 172 \-2 80 40 5-8 9H Wi ICO 38 !-2 63 7-8 Reports Sought On Polio Fund Contributions So that tlic books may be closed on funds obtained from the Wl March of Dimes polio relief drive. Rosco Craflon, North Mlssi.viippf County campaign chairman. loJuy urged, community chairmen :o turn in all money they have co'lcctea. Final report on money obtained from the drive, which ended dat- urday after a week's cx'.'-':-.?io:i, will be made all funds .'avc been received anu totaled, Mr. CrnCton said. To date, the North Mississippi County goal or $6390 Is close to being realized, he said, and will in ail probability be reached whin all returns have been made. Another $47.13 was added to the funds lasl night through a collection taken up by T. F. iDoc) Denn at the wrestling matches i-i the Legion Arena. Crash Victim Remains In Serious Condition j Condition of Joe I,. Watkins of I shooting?' "t Ihc rale of 10 cents per cubic sard and ditch banks will be leveled with spreading costs raiiK!n!? from SI.75 to $5 per linear foot depending on the amount of dii* removed. South Mississippi County's goal of 2100 members in 1947 was d ; - virtctl into convmunilv quotas Eighteen of the 31 coini'nmiUcs 'hi Uic south half of the county were rcprescniated n( the dlnner-mecl- mg. The drive is now underway on a coi:nly-wid c scale. II was launched in North Mississippi County Friday following a .similar tiinnrr- mecting of drlvc v .. nl . kcr( . Thursday night by Charles Ro his Rase!and planlatioiv Negro Waives Mechanized Farming to 'Save' Farmer MEMPHIS. Tenn.. Feb. 11. 'UPI —Oscar Johnston, pre'sldont of the National Cotton Council, hud an optimistic viewpoint of tlic Industry's future today clespi;,; an admission that the .southern staple lias "lost this year's mavV' lire fabrics'' to rayon. The cotton .situation !•; Johnston said, because. Ihcr,; "im't enough climatically suitable land in the world to supply ail the potential demand for collon." Another reason, lie ul..le.l. is that "colton lins properties ivliljh have never been reproduced in any laboraloiy. 1 ' Flame-proofed colton lias b.'ca submitted lo n blowtorch test tor long as six minutes without/ Kenneth McKcllur, n.. Tenn to block Lllienthal's appointment. McKellar, who claims the appointee ha; communistic ideas, already li.vs some bipartisan support Senate Republican Whip Kenneth Wherry ol Nebraska supported Sen. Styles Bridges. R.. N. H In demanding that the Republicans maXe opposition a policy matter. Wherry expressed "(jraye doubts" that the Senate would confirm Lilienthal Meanwhile, Dr. A. K. Morgan, former TVU chairman, was summoned for questioning as Senate members of the Joint Atomic Kner- gy Committee continued hearings ->n the Ulienthal appointment Tlic late Presidrnt, Roosev>'. sided with tlie full two weeks, u W ||] noi bo possible to begin tho election con- tesl until after hn holds the rc«- "Itir term of court In 1'olnsett Ciiunty at HnrrlMiurg, ,lud«u Light hKllcated. When Uie. trial doos gel <md«r wny, tltp plrtlntllf win 'be B |,-. 011 ntl opportunity in prove the charges or Irregularity contained In \^ com . Plnitit, [incl after the plaintiff's estlmony has been heard, Sheriff eiryniiin will be given tin opnor- unlly '- ------ •• - On Charge of Murder •roscpli Jones. 15-ycar-olri Negro facing first ng . . . • Iheville veil ' murder charges for the s' slaj'ing of another Negro waived preliminary hearlno- in Municipal Court nnd was botnici over for Circuit court action He is being held in the Jail without bond COUlltj 21 i-s' !31 . vtl 'cville, injured Saturday night 80 1-4 wlic " "'« I"ick in which 'he was 10 1-2 riding overturned near Osccola. 29 2-4 WBS reported as unchanged this 10 1-2 morning. 14 7-8 Mr - Watkins. in Blytlieyillc Hos- 24 1-4 1'ital wilh multiple fractures of the C8 3-8 skull, was said to be ".slightly im- 58 5-8 proved" yesterday after being ad- 7 )-4 milled in a condition which il was 77 7-11 frnred mi^ht prove to he filial. Following his arrest on the sum- day, Jones admitted shootin- 17-year-olQ- Negro, whose in was given as Tomniie Jones, last Friday m the Cade Hotel on 5'1 »i'd Ash in -,„ argument over mo»c>. He w-as arrested i-i Sleelc went followIDJ ice Weather ' ARKANSAS —• Partly cloudy to cluody and warmer. Occasion a Ira In tonight and in west and Central l»rtions today. Wednesday partly cloudy, occasional rain in Bast and south portions, except colder in North and Wcsl portions late Wednesday. Milennial In I93!» by ousting 'Morgan as head of the government, power agency alter a Sitter battle. Former Prisoner Of Japanese to AddressW. S. C. S. Miss Nellie Dyer, McthndM .missionary to Korea and a IHIUV.: Arkansan. will meet v.'lth mrmbors of the Woman's Society of civis- llan Service of Ihc First Me'.i.i.d- isl and Lake Street churches at 2 p. m. Thurschy in First church. Members of the w. K. Ihe churches at Osccola. Yuri, I'romiscd Lam!, Dell, and w,:a nlythevllle Parish have been in- vllcd. alone; wilh otlicrs Inu-rcs'ci in Miss Dyer's work, io hr;n- hci when she visits Hlythcvilte. Miss Dyer spent umrr tln.i a year as n prisoner of the during World War n sh 0 |,,., Senator Doubts Legality Of Banning Closed Shop WASHINGTON, Feb. II. lUPI — Sen. Wayne Morse. R.. Crr.. today criticized the closed questicneri Ihe constitutionalit legislation to outlaw It. He mode tin but ol sent to Korea for use In her work Non-perishable Items ire sou-^ii and these include cloihln;. shi:rs evaporated fvuit-s. powdcrc t mil! and dehydrated soups. Miss Dyer is a member of '.hi faculty or Holston InstlLii.-. whi< I 's iocalctl In Eoncdo, Korcn. He father was a minister and s,.v .several charses in the N- rt ">Hy In prove ullcgntloii- •liiilat-ICy which nre cnnti of Ir. iilalncd In •• cross complaint to the contest lUfiallnn. Nn csllnmle lvn .s made today of he number of witnesses that It iiiRbt b, ; necessary to hear duriim nw. of tloi In - sl.illng many quarters believed that- tlie.imwer black-out 'would, have '|i> coverliiK thn paramount IKSUII llc1 rxl! '»< le 'l to Uie entire .United true ffovenior nnd mo-, kl "H <ln ni to build up a back-log of alls li.v Tnliiiadge iillorney.s seek- conl si'l'n'los. . . : 1 " « lo slynilc or Ihrow out Ihe sulti • Whu * th c government' hadhop- ciV that the worst of the crisis n'lfiht br over within a we«H H" was Browing nnparenl that nhirp ,' "jcnlrol of Ihc use of coal both by industry and the pvbUc will continue long after the taow- hnrn iiurretit crl»l» hax first Initiated by rormiir Clov. Ellis Arnall. laler by Thompson, acorn's first lieutenant governor. Completion of nrgiimrnls yesterday cleared Ihe wny for hcarlnu another rourl. milt, here Jnlllidert by un AlUnln bank agalral both 'ml--. • -,- «..= .... *,~-~ in«<lge nnd Tliompson in RII effort I The government, today wat cou- lo determine custodian of some »96,-' sldcrlng the possibility-of eroist- ,001) In executive tinpiirfrneht funds. Boj.h; mtii h/vo) ley! . ;oy,nrnorH .aeefcirontro!: of tVi6 Five Arrested •or Crime Wave In Two States n _ io observation wiiilc, Arkansas conference, non E. Roll), piesl- qunslioniug All dent of the National FerieraUon of American Shipping, Inc. at r. Senate L?.bor C.iinniiltcc hoariiu!. Roth said that the Maritime Jn- Trial of Columbian Leader Starts in Atlanta called for sweeping labor gcs. Roth said Ihe industry did not. favor abolition gaining. of Industry-widt N. Y. Cotton Mar, May July Oct. Dec. 1:30 . M. Quotations 3309 3328 3289 3214 3235 3191 .1033 3054 3018 2782 2797 2773 2100 27ri MDO 30S1 '.7P8 riay the Columbians, Inc.. car- rie<l on a reign of terror against Ncgroc;, her.- as p:irt of a program lo take over eily police duties. Andicws' charcrs mode ma<io as trial of Homer Looinls. Jr., on a rliargo of riot opened in Kulion Sujjerioi- .Court. LDOinis later will stand trial on other chaises o: usurp.Uloit of police authority nnd illegal ps.sscs- tion of dynamite, Emory nurkp. president of tho Columbians, and Ira Jell, a char- tor mcnihr-r ,\\ii| ]>,. died | a ,,, r MEMPHIS, Tenn.. rob. 'UPi— Two MIsslKslppiaii.i a "'re last night completed Mir. oimdiip of a baii,| ol five persons who performed robberies at Dumas, Ark., and llalriwyn. Mlsi., over tiv: weekend, police snld today. Arrested here were James K. films. ». and. Myron D. Situs. a:i. brothers who moved here recent from Shelby, Miss. Detectives clilcf M. A. Hinds mid Ihree other members of the hand arrested In Arkansas were Aubrey Nichols, 25. Baldwin, and two tcen-ngc girls arrested at Ciould. Ark., and Malvern. Ark. They were being held In Jnll at Arkansas City, Ark. 1'olicc .snld Ihe f|iilnlet, robbed a linldwyn laxi driver, ;,ct fhr to a I'rcntlfis County iKiotleggcr's house ivlion he refused !o sell them whiskey; stole a car In Memphis: and robbed a Dumas, Ark., store ot ;i reported $1,OCO. Negro Arrested In Connection With $50 Theft •James Bowles. Blythcviile Negro, arrested early last, night and riiin-Qcd wilh sraml larceny in connection with the theft ol $50 from I he L i. Ri-e Coal Yard uldce a I ,ith aad Railroad yesterday af- tcrnnon. Rr-.vics was .illcgrd to have laK- rn the money white I tic office moi'.irntrrHy" empty of coal y pptTomie!. Cil.v Policeman Ci Dickinson Invo&licaled Ihe llieft nnd arre.slcd Bowles at his home where Hie Negi-o liad the moncj hir'clen under a rug. A preliminary hearing on grant larceny charges is slated for Bowles tomorrow morning in Municipal rout t. Council Meets Tonight Opposition Grows to Any Rent Increase WASHINGTON, Pel). 11. tUPI — Sen. Cllen H. Taylor, U., Ida., wild after a While House visit today he Hiinks President Trumnn might veto legislation authorizing n general Increase In rents. .Taylor described Mr. Truman an "dcdnllely opposed" to any across- the-board rehl boost. Jin eaid he had "(jnjneil tl,o impression that Mr. Truman probably might veto" any bill authorizing one. The possibility of n vtto raised us Chairman ,C. Douglass Huck. H.. Del., snld iin expected his Senate Bnnklrtft Subcommittee t;i recommend both' a general increase Inn the nlci P r tlic armed, font* lo - RUt! booet • _._. , Billlsh coal miners herctofori hive •resolutely resisted anj plan to acrid soldiers Into Ihc pits. Whether Ihelr attitude, hilghl chiinge In v(ew of the. crippling shortage and the continued slump In the sbe of the labor - force available to the coal industry was hot certain, • , . Freezing, snowy weather covered the country, and additional conl- snving restrictions were imposed. There was no indication whon the emergency, described by prune Minister Clement Atllco as.onp. of "utmost gravity." woiild-.end...",.. Ilailwuy passenger service- In London was reduced. Some trolley bus and Btreot car linns reduced rush hour service by, 10 per cenl. Tho 1 four great itatloiial'urailrosds reported coal stocks Burflclejt" for from two and. a liiilf lo seven"'dafs. Winston Churchill ns opposition lender still threatened a voio of censure against tho government in the iroiise of Commons.:"ii\: an o'r- aloricnl Hurry last night: ho'-blam- cd Ihe crlsin on mismanagement by In rent ceilings and 'de-control of <,.. \ ,, f , ,' , on ,'" 5mnna genient by new housing this week. "nit baked.socialism" but .did.not Buck's subcoiiimlttce has been assigned tlic. job of drafting legislation to, extcjid some sort of rent control beyond the present June M expiration dale. Another member of Congress talked rcn*' controls wilh Mr. Tru- mnn today. Rep. .John A. Blatnik. D.. Minn., a veteran of World War II. Rave the President a petition signed by persons from all part-s of his Eluhlli Minnesota District tirrj- inu firm retention ol rent ceilings, He said his con.sllliienlf; want rent control continued as It is and fe«l thai any general Increase In ceilings would be unjustified. seek a formal test of stfength.-.Thc Lnbor Party holds a heavy majcjr- Atllcc told the nation' "by" radio lasl night Hint public response on the flm day was "most "ehcour- BBlng." He urged even .greater ef- "Wc have come, through Erea.rcV cmrrseiicics and much moro crit- nal tinie.s," h c KaW . .. We wlll conic Ihrough this if we pull together each doing c-vorything possible to n<;lp. I am confident thai you will all help and will do what you can." Prosecutor Not to Ask Death Penalty for Girl Who Killed Her Father ST. LOOIS. Feb. U. rirp)^_ Mary Catherine Rcardon, the cob) j composed, and admitted slayer o; :hei-N father, whiled away her time "In 5 " aclou s juvenile home today whi o prosecutor and ludye began . . deliberations on whether the woulaj —i UPi—American delegates to" the ,oc Iricd as a child or nil adult United Nations security Council Proscculor ,n;n circuill said today ihcy would fight any j Jlld S<! John A. Wlllhius were' lr> po.-lponeiiieiit of dcbale on disarm- ! ^ n rtilt c tcdny for r. hearing (iment proposnls if It meant pigeon- : ?; 1)icl1 would detcrniins whether holing atomic problems. j . ° H-ycar-otd girl win bo tried The American sources emphaslz- ; ",., Jllvc »ilc or Circuit Court. Jn c<1 once more that onlj- a conces- J;;, , r c!VSc Wlhaus will preside. American UN Delegates to Oppose Delays LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y.. Feb. II The City Council hold Its monthly meeting tonight at 7:30 in Cily Hull. No special business is slated for discussion at Ihc meeting, which is open to Ihc public. The rotary printing pre-^s was ill- willed by Hoe. go along. But to get American approval, this uould have to be done with the understanding that the council Immediately wou id plunge into consideration of the UN Atomic Energy Commission's report — a document which Soviet Russia and Poland have refused to approve because it gives full endorsement to the American plan for world control of atomic M»M-|>.V, lind spent the previous night In (i fit of anger, she lold rhcr- iff's deputies, she ask-.xl D'Ar--y for the pistol he had carried oil their attempted run-awav. aim I pumped a bullet into ;hc back ot her father's head. Their automobile crnsheJ oVer a ten foot embankment, killing ' Oeardon and fatally Injuring r>'- Arcy. Manslaughter charges may be filed against, iho iilri as r. result of D'AVcy's'death,

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