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Blytheville, Arkansas
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VOL. XL1JI—NO. 290 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINftNT_NEW8PAPER OF NORTHS* BT AUKANBAB AND BODTHEA8T MI66OUIU ^^ Blythevllle Daily Newr Blytheville Courier Blytheville Herald Mississippi Valley Leader Election Contest Hearing to Open Monday Morning (ft,Judge Light to Hear Robinson-Berry man Case in Osceotn Presentation of documentary evidence in the election contest brought last Summer by Jack Pinley Robinson against William Berryman, who won the Democratic nommination for sheriff and was elected in the November general election, is scheduled lo get under way before Circuit Judge Charles W. Light in the Osceola Division of the Mississippi County Circuit Court Monday. Claude P. Cooper, chief of counsel for Mr. Robinson, the contestant, said yesterday that few witnesses will ibe called for the first few days of the hearing which will be before the court without a Jmy. Irregularities in several precincts were alleged in the complaint and it was indicated that the ballots in the Stillman box probably would be the first to bs given consideration in the trial. Mr. Robinson must gain 233 legal votes if he is lo reverse the outcome' of the party primary as certified by the Mississippi Counts Democratic Central Committee following the balloting last August. Sheriff 1 Berryman, then iBlythe- ville's chief of police, ivas ccrtifiec a s the winner by a margin of 23i. votes. Sheriff Berryman, who loop. ^office January 1 following the gen- ijeral election, has a cross complain ^pending in the election litigation ii, which charges of irregularities also were made involving .boxes where the certified returns show Mr. Rou- inson pollccf the scalcst number. of votes in the two-way race. Trial May Last a Month It was stated that it may take more than a month to reach a decision in the contest proceedings It was indicated that Judge Light may give all of the next two weeks to this one case. He completed a term of court at llarri.?burg in 'Poinsett County a week ahead of schedule and :the regular Osceola term of court does not b^gin until Mir. 17. The lirst week of the term may ba devoted to the election contest, too, since the deckel of regular cases probably will bs light. Assisting Mr. Cooper in presenting the contestant's evidence in the, case will be T. j. Crowder and Gen'e E:'(Bradley.- Counsel for Sheriff Berryman includes'' W. 'L-'.on Smith. Graham 'Sudbury and C. M. Buck. B/ytheviJ/e Gets Fifth Snow Since January 1 Old Man Winter lashed at Uly- thevitle ' again last night and brought a wet snow, the fifth this •ear. which coated with an icy crust everything It hit. The snowfall brought .10 on an inch of moisture and drove the mercury to a low of 2D degrees this morn- ng, according to Robert E. Btay- [ock. official weather cbserver. KLYTHKVlLLE, ARKANSAS, SATUKDAY, MAUCIL 8, i'l-i? Senate Rejects Two Appointees Key Figure in State Hospital Wrangling Kept Off of Board LITTLE ROCK. March fi. (UP) The Arkansas General Assembly was in adjournment loday. resting in for a pace-setting final week. Bolii houses adjourned late yesterday until 10 a.m. Monday. The Senate confined llself in executive session most of the day S'esterday. and emerged in late afternoon with its six members of the newly-created legislative council ns well as approvals for 29 of 31 uoaid appointments Ben Lancy. submitted by Qov. Funds Sought For Rebuilding Joiner School Members of a finance committee appointed to determine methods of raising funds for reconstruction of Shnwnee Sschool at Joiner, destroyed by fire Feb. 16, have been announced by Dr. R. L. Johnson of Bassett. president of the school's board of directors. They are n. C.. Branch. E. B. Chiles Sr., Chauncey Demton Jr., Ralph Bowclen. John Wilson. Roy Yelvington, Jack Grossman, P. N Brist. E. B. Bell Sr. and M. N. Melton, honorary member. The school directors have set from SI50.000 to $175,300 as the amount needed to rebuild the school and hope the funds can be raised through contributions and donations without the levying of a special tax If necessary, a voluntary tax. Short Circuit Interrupts Power Service Three wires of a 2300-volt power hue of the Ark-Mo Power Company fell last night at 7:15 causing flashes that were visible over the entire city. According to James H. Ncbhut of the Ark-Mo Power Co. the three v;ires became short circuited causing three spans of the power line between Ark-Mo Power plant and the Blythevllle Water Co. Pumping station to become disrupted and burn into, falling across the railroad breaking several telegraph lines. Mr. Ncbhut slated that damage WAS slight and only the pumping station was effected but the water supply was not interrupted. fc Shortly after the lines fell the ^enlirc line crew of the Ark-Mo Power Company was at work on the broken lines and the trouble was cleared three hours later. H. E. Bracey, manager of trie local Western Union office said his service was halted about 30 min- ulos early this morning. Mrs. B. L. Gibson Rites Scheduled for Sunday Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon, 2 o'clock, for Mrs. Frances Ifodlne Gibson, who died Wednesday at her home in Dyess. She was the wife of B. L. Gioson. Riles \ym be at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel and burial at Dogwood Ridge Cemetery. The Rev. TIowc Gallop. Dyess Baptist min- islcr. will officiate. Failing to gain Ihe approval of the upper chamber was the Rev Harold D. Sadler of Rison. candidate for membership on the board of the State Hospital for Nervous Diseases. Sadler, who had been renamed by Gov. Lauey, has been tlic object of attacks from a Pulnski County Grand Jury as well as n Senate-House committee investigating the State Hospital. The other recommendation (hat the Senate d"- clincd was Ralph McDonald of Weidon, Ark., as a member of the board of Arkansas State College at Jonesboro. Osceola Man Named f^ew appointments approved were Henry Dial of Pine Bluff, to thr Henderson State. Teachers College board; E. C. Rider of Independence County, the State Highway Commission; Faber A. White of OsceoU the State Hospital board; Dr. C o' Melton of Fayclteville, the State Vocational School at HunUvillc; Dr. J. H. Plannigan of Conway, State Teachers College; and Roy Kumpc Hnrdiii Bale nnd Dr. J. B. Burgess all of Little Rock, to the board of the Confederate Home. Both the.House and Senate came up with their members for the L-'- islative Council, an organization .created in a bill yet to be signed by the governor. Senators are Clyde Byrd of El Dorado; Ellis Fagan of Little Rock, G. Lawrence Blackwell Austrians, Aided By U. S. Troops, Nab Nazi Leaders 57, Including Former SS General, Arrested , In Sweeping Raids. VfENNA, March 8. iUP>—The Austrian Interior Ministry announced l^day that a large Nazi underground movement had been smashed and that 57 "Nazi leaders," including a former S. were under arrest. S. General, •Amcrican (rooris aided Austrian police is rounding up the gang. Former S. S. Gen. Walter Raffcls- bergcr was found living under an assumed mime. An interior ministry spokesman said today's arrests "killed Ihe gang whic it was still a germ." Officials said the group had con- dueled "huge" black market operations and had attempted' to contact as many other Nazis as possible. Raffelsberger was said to have been the leader, The operation was carried out with military secrecy. The fhst report was llmlinlccl lo the official announcement. Army quarters ic- fralncd from comment for the lime being. The • roundup followed by less than two weeks a similar operation in Germany. Whether the plans for the two were coordinated was not disclosed iriimoclialely. British authorities announced niter the German roundup, which was carried out mostly in their zone, that It had smashed the blg- gest threat of a resurgent Nuzi move since the war. Scores, perhaps hundreds—tin. specific number was not announced —of underground leaders were arrested. lAuthoritics announced that they uncovered plans looking to the possible use of a mystornms isrin weapon against the allies. . of Pine BlufT, W. Jackson of MeGehee, Eric Caviness of Danville and Russell Elrod of Siloam Springs The representatives: Tom Allc'n Monroe County; Marvin Bird, Ci-i'-' tcndcii; James Campbell, Garland- L. H. Chastain, Sebastian; Carlton Curric, Jefferson; H. C. Farmer Crawford. Carl Hendrix, Sevier- / E. Llghtle, Jr., While; Dan Stephens' Van Buren; cliflon G. Wade Washington; and Dewitt Poe, of Dcsha County. Fourteen non-legislative- members will be named by the "ov- ernor. ° Driver's License Doubled In House action, approval was handed a Senate bill that raises the cost of a driver 1 .; license in Arkansas from 50 cents to SI. The measure was sent to Gov. Laney Approved by the House were two proposed constitutional amendments, both by Rep. C. H.- Hcrndon ol Montgomery County. One would ninkc it impossible to introduce a bill In the legislature during the lust eight days of the session, while the other advocates thp submission of four constitutional amendments lo the people at general elections instead of three, as at present. Also tne House passed a bill by Sen Jerry Screeton of Hazcn that would hunt the authority of the Revenuo Commission in Issuing or revoking ho.uor licenses, and voted against four other measures. ,i-,!??!i ea V !a Werc mc! <sures that would shorten Ihe statute of limitations from three to one year on suits for pay or compensation due employes; another outlawing (h<- property tax permanently in Arkaii- • aS \ S n ° reducln S the voting n^ in Arkansas; one reducing the voi- mg age in Arkansas to IB; and another that reduced pension eligibility requirements for circuit and chancery judges. Luxora Merchant, Visiting in Syra, To Return Soon' Moses Sliman, Luxora merchant ana theater owner, is expected to return late this month from Beirut. t>jria, where he is now visiting rcl- a.vves, according to letters received by his family Thursday He left New York by plan c in Mid-January to visit his bey home after a 38-year absence and P'ans to return by air. leaving Cairo, Egypt, March 21. Indian Guerrillas Attack Train, Killing 'Passengers RANGOON. Burma, March 8 <UP)-Twenty-eight persons including seven British soldiers were South Missco Farm Bureau Pushes Drive With five communities reaching their quotas in the 1M7 Soutl Mississippi County Farm Bureai merr.berslup drive, 1659 member, have been reported with 1040 pair memberships turner! in, H was- reported yesterday/by John, E.'Craii of Wilson, Farm Bureau president Communities achieving their quotas are Crews Lateral, Coleman Lateral, Driver, Carson Lake and Luxora. Several others ae to reach their membership goal this week and (jrivc leaders feel thi s year's campaign will excee' the 1940 county-wide enrollmeni of 4!50 members. Comprising the South Mississipp County membership committee are C. F. Tompkins of Burctette, H. F. Ohlend'orf of Osceola, A. C. Spellings of West Ridge ancf -Mr. Crain. In North Mississippi County, about 800 memberships have been obtained, bringing the county's total thus far to approximately 236D, more than half of the 4203-membar goal. The drive is scheduled to continue until the last of this month. Marshall to Insist on 40-Year Four-Power Pact for Germany UlCKUN, March 8. (U.P.)—Secretary of StaU> Geor«c C. Mill-shall ,saul today that ho would press «t the Moscow Conference the United States proposal for n 40-hour low- power pact to control dcinilitarlxntion jinil industrial revival I Germany. •»— —. Marshall said he considered the many. SINGLE COPIES'FIVE completion of such n pact on aermany as was proposed last Summer by his predecessor, James P. Byrnes, lo be "of the highest inportaiice." Marshall took lime out from a whirlwind round of consultations with officials on his stopover here for a press conference lo discuss briefly his objectives at the Big Pour mccllnn opening Monday. 'After 11 single full diiy of crowded activity here, Marshall was scheduled lu fly on to Moscow to- nioiTcw to Join his colleagues on the council of foreign ministers and their staff assembling for the discussion of German and Aus- Irlan treaties. The niaiti emphasis of Marshall's press conference was placed on Ihe prc insal for a four-power ni;i'ceiiien.t on the control ol Ger- "This proposal was n dwlariillon to Ihe world of continuing United States Interest In Europe and r.c- ccptance of our responsibility ac" cordliiKly," ], c 5a ld. "We fee! tluil if Palestine Issues Tossed Back to The British by UN United States Balks At Setting Up Special Group to Make Study mi agreement can be reached on such a pact It will clear away ninny of llie existing difficulties In reaching :m agreement regarding Austria ami Clcr runny." Byrnes, thon Secretary ol Stale, first proposed the 40-yoar pud on Germany last Slimmer whei he Fpoke at SUiUgutt. Forel;;n Secretary Ernest llei'In only recently told I ho Brillsh House ot Commons that It would be a major topic of discussion tit Moscow. 'As soon as he arrived yesterday from I'nrls, Marshall began n series of, conferences with lop I'linklug American officials here on Genual problems. Stock Market Steadies After Wave of Selling BY ELMER C. H'ALZER (United Press Financial Kllitor) NEW YORK. March 8. (UP) — Stocks met support today after extending yesterday's wide losses by fractions to more than a point at a moderately aclive opening. Opening trades were made on blocks ranking to 10,0:o shares in Commonwealth & Southern, but when this selling was out of the way the volume lightened and leaders came back from their lows. In many cases net gains replaced earlier losses. •Du Pont, which lost, more thai, eight points yesterday, regained three points of lhal decline. American Telephone recovered* a bit after touching a new low for the year. Bethlehem steel replaced a fractional loss with a small net gain. u. S. Steel moved around the previous close. Chrysler regained' nearly a point of a 1 3-8 point decline. Tlic slight improvement failed to. attract volume buying and wris regarded as purely tchnical. Traders continued very cautious on the market, pending more details on the foreign situation. During the course of the short session, many issues made new lows lor the year. ' Government Puts Lewis on Notice Union Must Remove Strike Threat Before Negotiations Begin WASHINGTON, March 0, (UP) — The government put John I,. Lewis on notice today that It would make no move to piomole new soft coal contract talks until he cancels his March 31 strike threat, as ordered by the Supremo Court. N Secretary of Interior J. A. Knur, federal mine boss, saltl that until Lewis nets, "we are not going; to make any move toward negotiations with ellher miners or nitne owners." In a radio broadcast (Mutuai's •"Meet Iho Press"), Krug siild Ihe Supreme Court order had "temporarily reduced the threat of n strike on June 30," when government control ol (he mines Is scheduled lo end. He went on lo say. however, that so tuns »s Ihe possibility of a strike remained the government would stand ready (o "handle any situation." Krug hinted that if necessary (he adminlstralion might ask Congrp:' to extend the Kovcrnment's'j '~ " to seize and .hold properties? bor disputes beyond June present expiration date. "I cannot sny at this tlme-WJiMi" or or not we will ask Congress to extend (hat power," Krug said. Krug'.s statement came as another lop government official — Attorney General Tom C. Clark—moved to force Lewis into line tmlcklv., Clark filed a petition asking, the high court to wuive its usual ^p-ciiiy willing period and send its decision lo Federal District Court for immediate effectuation. Arguments :>n Clnrk's petition will be held Monday. If Ihe petition is granted, Lewis will have just five days to withdraw his strike threat or face stiller penalties and a permanent Injunction forbidding a soft coal wall-out. The Supreme Court upheld n dn- trlct court's contempt convictions of Lewis and his United Mine Workers (APL). It lowered Ihe S3500- 000 fine levied against the union lo $700,000 but ruled Bevin in Moscow For Big 4 Mee? British Official First Of Notables to Arrive; Greeted by Vishinsky MOSCOW, Mar. B— (UP)--For- clgii Secretary Ernest Hevln arrived In Moscow for Ihe Big Four Conference and Issued an Immediate appeal thru (he foreign ministers make n sound peace "thai will let Ihe whole world live In security." Bcvin was met on his arrival by special train at the Byclo-Hiisslan station by Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Andre! Y. Vl.siilnsky with n welcome which was nolnblo for Us cenlrast wilh the usual panoply of a Soviet (rrccllng. Foreign Minister V. M. Mololov who customarily welcomes important, personages was absent. The bands which ciisloinnrily piny the national anlhems of Russian—and the visitor's country were absent. No formal guard of honor wi?j on hand. The lack of these Boused Immediate comment, par- 'pularly since the Soviet had turnout all these honors only .last lek for thii visit »r the Polish tcmler Josef Cyranklcwlcn. The station was bedecked wltli Soviet and British flags, however, and a red carpet had been rolled out. The station porters and militiamen who act us Moscow's traffic- cops/were newly unllormed and the station had been roped olf nnd cleared or loiterers. In his brief statement which was broadcast almost immediately over R:irilo Moscow Bcvin said: "I am very glad to be back in Moscow again mid bring greetings Irom the British people both In Great Britain nnd the Common- weallh. We shall spend these duys ahead of us trying to make a sound peace which shall prevent any future aggression and let the whole world live in security. All pood wishes to the people of the Soviet Union." Despite elaborate SUCCESS, N. Y.. Mar. II. I UP)—The United Millions tossed the S'ulesiliip dot potato buck lo London lodiiy. >j. •Proposals lo set up a special UN MiMuilliv to study the problem JBKCd duwn when (lie Untied Stales announced It c onl iliuil consider such a plun unlit Clreiil lirl- Uiln, clarllli's ll s Intentions. The Urillsh UN delei;alloii husl- lly cabled Its government for liiv- thi'r Instructions. American reluctance ( 0 K0 HIOIIK with Iho conuultloe Idea nppiirt'iilly stemmi-d from fems that Iho Unlti'il Stales would -wind up dot-ply cntiiniili-d In (he'iia dispute over their p;ace In Palestine. Great IlrlUIn long hns sought Amvricuii Interest in lhat unless Bevin and Vishinsky 'ns notice term.- , nn ,i nating Ihe union's contract wilh Ihe government as of March 31, the higher fine will stand. Lewis told the Senate Labor Committee that he was ready and will- Ing to negotiate a new wage agreement with either the government or the mine owners at any time. the omission of more welcoming ceremonies Osceola Legion Debates Moving Hut Nearer Town :d In good spirits. As Bcvin and Vishinsky chalted several score photographer snapped '.heir pictures and news reel cameramen ground away. Manila Proposal For Acquiring Airfield Okayed Manila's proposal for acquisition of the surplus Army Auxiliary Air Field there has been approved by the Wnr Assets Administration. At a meeting of the Mack Gri- regional office in Lltllc Hock wxt der Post 150. -American Legion in a deed for Ihe properly sent, to flllllU'l esllnc. Orral liillaln Intends to ask UN to solve tin- riddle, ijut so liir ha.s iBiiti'e no fp.Tclffc: iimposuh, not evon on procedure. UN Si'urrtiu v- Clenerwl Tryitve Lie ID- or 12-imlUm committee ( u prepare recommendations for the UN Ounvi'fil iAs! when It meets In October. Lie, however, .sUuteil b.'tokhif, nw«y from (he coimnllloe Idcn when thu Unllcd Slates balked. He was reported to feel lhat It was 11; lo lirltnhi (o niiifce the next inovu America's position was described thin . way: The United stalo K l s unnble U: roach n flnnt conclusion with respect to llie best procedure loi denlhiK with this problem In UN h the iib.scncc of n concrete rnniinln- llon of the problem by the Url- tlsli KovTinmcnt. That sliiml preclplated u fhirrj of conferences between Lie American nnd Uritlsh ' Helen ill UN. Sir Alexander Cadogan ot Circat Hrltaln sat down tmincdliilt-- ly nl the lilts oak lublc of the I Security Council and began scribbling cables lo 'London. As Urltisl Forlorn Sf-crciiii'y Ernest Bevlii \ in Russia Hie Brillsh it-ply iniiy be delayed. Also postponed temporarily WHS Ji Security Council decision on Ihe Amerjcnn rccmcsl. for a UM trusteeship over .liivmncsc-Muntlatcd Islands In Ihu Pacific. Six ~ 60 Arrested In Paraguay ASUNCION, raragmiy. March 11. (UP)—Sixty nicn were under arrest today, nt least six dead and innny wpundcd us the result of an umuc- cessfiil nrmcd uprising, apparently an attempt to overthrow President Illghinlo Morlnlgo. A government communique blinn- cd the plot on "armed Communists and members of the Febrcrlslii Party." H said the aim was "elimination of high urnc-lnls mid Army chiefs." Asuncion was calm loday nflc.- llie bailie yesterday noon In which the itUackcrs seized police he:id- (piiirtcrs. Troops from Ihe military school rccapluml th c headquarter; an hour Inter. They nnbbwl 110 of thc allackcrs and thc others lied. U. S. Plans Appeal Of Mine Seizure Case in Virginia WHEELING. W, Va., March Jl. • UPj—The government w;is expected today to appeal lo a Court decision lhat the Federal Coal Mines Administration had no Middle Class Among Greeks Friendly to U.S. SALONIKA. March 8. (UP)—If Ihe Unlled Stales takes over the Urillsh role In Greece, she will be welcomed as u possible savior uy die iK'iiceful, middle-road half ot the 7.000.0CO Greeks. The pcasanls an* noii-cominun- ist woikers who constitute a majority of tho population will ba the .strongest supporters (or Die United Slates If she assumes tho cojiiplhviifd iirjlltlcnl nmi financial task. They long hiwc bsen pro- Arneilcnn. Already vigorously dono'thiclng Amcrlcun Intervention nro> the ex- tri'ine left and n group of busliu.'ss- pollliwil men v.rowlng rich In nhc prcwnl ronfusi'ii situation. The Communlsls furiously condemn "the ililril occupation"—Cicrnmn. Billlsh, American. The ronsoivatlvo .'nftlni'ss-palltli'iil croup warns !ilt- Ir.rly, ''beware ol Americans briir- Ing dollars." Om> lhi- orcek Right urc HID rliild moimrdilsl.s w lth about 'Js pi'r mil ot the po^tlr-iil MrmijLh. The I'xiri'mu L'.'ft itr C'linnnij-iislti linvo i -limit 15 per <:.?m. nciivecii these nn; lite broiiti muss of people who Just want ponce bin lark liudi'iiihlp. This lorces them lo vote left or rl^hl. Armed opposition against llie government. ! a Jed by the Comtmtn- Crisis in Greece Gets President's Serious Attention Truman to Confer- With Congressional < Leaders Monday. WASHINGTON, March 8. -The White House sdid to- <lny that "in all probability" I'lL'.sident Tinman's plans for nn announcement on the Greek crisis will be disclosed Monday iiftur «, conference .'illi congressional'leaders. Press Sccrclary Charles G Ross Seizure Powers In Strikes Urged LaGuardia Appears Before Senate's Labor Committee WASIIINCVI'ON, March I). (U.I'.i —I'loicllo n. I^iOuardla t<Kl:iy proponed Hint the government he given permanent power lo sel/c slrikc-bound properties when tho Stosscn Visits Pope ROME. March 8. (U.P.)—Pops Pius Xlr received Harold SUssen, American presidential candidate, in a 20-minule audience tod >y and a Vatican spokesman said they discussed European economic conditions. Stassen also vislled the Sistlne Chapel and the Vatican Museum, and talked with Premier Alclds de Gasper i. Osceola Wednesday night, it was decided lo refer the motion of moving the Legion Hut from .ts present location' on south Highway Bl to a new location on If.ile street .to the executive committee, according to D. Fred Taylor Jr. Commander. Mr. Taylor stated that the project would cost approximately $5000. to purchase a new site and mov- ii)K of the building. This project has been discusfc-l by members of the Post for the past year but no action was tikciv because of the shortage of building materials. The new location will be on the lot south of the High S=hool on West Hale Slrect. Mr. Taylor said that he thought moving the location of the hut would increase attendance at meetings. It was voted that at the next regular meeting night, March 18. members of the Legion would entertain their wives and members of Ihe Auxiliary with a steak supper at the Hut. N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK, March 8. (UP) — killed when a passenger train was 1 attacker! ty native guerillas yes tcrday in Central Burma, It was disclosed today. liTUu-et-^On^T 1 '!- 15 * 586 "??" • wcrelf l" lt ' s ° c»W 'o^: "itie change Oct. nT«,r%° S.. 1 "*"" snl( " or * m l!"- to »i»™^ Closed firm. ARKANSAS— Partly cloudy, not' Month March May July .. tonight, temperatures 'Sunday, . rising ; D«c. Open . 34.80 33.fi4 31.G7 28.83 28.20 High Low 35.40 34.63 34.20 33.59 .'.',pot:: cJft.'.-cd .iri.s 32.19 29.55 2(1.78 close 35.33 31.18 31.57 32.16 28.B8 23.50 28.18 20.73 Washington, D. C.. (or signing by governmeiit,s officials, Mayor William Brown of Manila said lodiiy. Tile signed deed is expected to bereturncd lo Manila sometime next week, in the meantime, temporary permit has been l;-,s the town for operation of the field, plans for conversion n f the 6<0-acre field Inlo a municipal a'r- port will not be matte until the dccrl is received" thcic, Mayor Brown said. 100 Greek Leftists Under Arrest; Curfew Invoked ATHENS. Mar. 8,—(UP)— More than 100 Leftists reportedly were arrested In Volos today and the town was placed under a midnight to 5 a.m. curfew by government authorities. Reports from Larissa said lo «I/c :i ol the owner'.-, refusal lo pay a livi;- cent-a-ton -.oyalty inu> the Unl'.ed Mine Workers CAPI.i welfare fund. . If allowed lo stand, the ruling of Judge William E. Baker Here yesterday might seriously curtail one part of t!-.e KniB-Liv*'l jnent, under which t>ir mines IK\VC been worked since lust May. Baker granted a temporary Injunction restraining Interior Scc- cretary J. A. Km;,', coal mines administrator Capt. N. H. C<lllis.v.,;i and the government Itself from further operation ol a l!>-:nan pit In Morgantown, W. V., seized from Ralph A. Fox. Funeral Rites Sunday For Mrs. John England Mrs. ficnclii EiiKlaml. 47. riicrl lost niglil at her home near Dcoring Mo. She was the wife of Join: England. Funeral services will be held lo morrow mornini;. 10:30 o'clock, at, Vick:.'ourg Church of God Urcriiiij, with burial lo follow at Kcnnclt, Mo., Cemetery. The Hov. Mr. Price \\ill officiate. Oilier Ihati her husband, Mrs. England Is survived by two sisters. Mrs. Annie Hays of Stecle, Mo., and Mrs. Josie Mills o[ Blythe- bcr of arrests had occurred" Ihcre. j villc, and two brothers, Will Davis Government sources said emerrccn- | and John Davis, balh of Tennc.sseo cy measures were planned In arens j Holt Funeral Home is in charge, where guerrilla activity has in- | . " "" — —.— creased. Ambassador Resigns WASHINGTON, March S. (UP> — President Truman today accepted thc resignation of Joseph F. McGurk as ambassador to Urguay. 'ft Is effective April 30. McGurk Is retiring from the for- CI'KU ::ervlce Iwc.inso of ill health. Heally Enthused Markers at English archery matches simultaneously t h r o w themselves on the ground, wave •while flags, pnd shake their legs, u'hen nn archer makes n bull's-ryr 1 , Ktrlkw omlniigiir public hciillh. welfiirc mid safety. The former mayor of Mow YorK inul co-author ol Ire Norrh-La- Gunrdlu Act which outluwcd the use of Injunctions In slrlkos ulso said lie agreed wtlh the Supremo Court's decision In the John L. i3wls cnscv Laauardlii, fiery • New neater, lold Hie Scnn'tb Lnbar Committee he never Intended that llie. aci .should apply to the BOVflrVimO'VA when It was 'nn employer Thc supreme Uoini upheld the use of Ihe Injunction 'against. Lewis nnd the Unlled Mine Workers (A PL). LnGuardlu said the 'government ihould ho permanently empowered lo step in nnd operate cccon- llal Industries "by any incaus 1 when private management Is unable to keep lls workers on the Job. Government seizure powers, however, should not be administered in such a way that inaiingemont Is allowed to retain all the profits, LaGuarclia said. He advocated a lormnla that would permit thc government to retain a targe sh.uc of the profits during the period ol federal operation. Contributions To Red Cross Hearing Quota 'An additional $768.05 was sub- milted to 'Red Cross limmclal drive hcadciuartcis here yesterday afternoon and this morning to boost the funds on hand lo $0178.00 Combined with &M-HH reported col- looted. Hi dale at a quota lor North Mississippi Countj Is said Hie stntc ncnt Monday—if it Vn'ri- eomes-wlll be n "procedural iioimcomcnt, not a statement of 'iiio President's proposals 'for aiding hard-pressed Greece. ' v iloss said the probable Prcsldon- llid announcement Monday merely would disclose when the President Intends to make known his views' on Orecce,. , , said he doMred to correct ah impression lie left in a conference with White House reporters that the I'riMlduil'H plan Itself for Greece would bo disclosed. ... ,,:•' Official (iuartci'3 said the Prssi'- : dent would ask Congress for S200 - OOU.OUO lur Greece. , ' Koss declined comment on a report lho President might dollvsr u mc.waijo pnrsonally to a joint session of Congress. .: Dill Koss left open n ••question whether Mr. Truman's .pnh.ouhc.c-" incut Monday would be In the form of a stuioiiieiit or n message tq.Con- Kier.s. ROSS declined comment on u report thai the President mlght- d diver a mcssauo personally to'a joint M'sslou of Congress. «e also declined to speculate on the iicopa of tho President's dlr.cus- slon Monday with ( O p congressional lenders of both paitlcs. H was believed likely, -however, the talks would embiace'not only thu Greek crisis but the part the United Slates will play in.ejttending bet)) to olhcr countries where Great BrHntn has announced she cannot continue alii. Situation Appears .Grave Reflecting grave concern over ' Greece's pllght,Mr. Truman abnipl- I8-d»y Car-' ' puts the returns to potential S1I23.CB. The Collections from the First Wild, turned in by 'Mrs. Vernon Ttio- inasson, added $3:t.H5 lodiiy and S30M yesterday to brliiR the total Irom that .section lo $140.4]. C. W. Tiplon or Manila reported today that community has nearly doubled Its quota of $510. He reported a total of $ar,0.48 collected to d-Uc. Brown Spur, where collections are under the direction ot liaruny Threlkcld, exceeded it-s Slu tiuola, turning in a final report ot Ml. Solicitations from Railroad to Second street brought $tf8. renitt- led yesterday by f/iuls AFplcbaiim. in charge of collections in that ^oclion. Another $75 was added 1 lo the S441 aliearly collected by Ben Hnulcrson and Jimmic Sanders from wholesale and Industrial or- Ranir^'itions. Mrs. Rupert Crafton. in cliarge oi o)llcrtions in the Third Ward, turned in 5172 in contributions Irom that area. ly crvhcblled Ibfcan trip vers and. ct! • Whits »«bii full iitte'nlfi The President 1 !! 'In?^^.,^, reviewed at the ; Whlte Ho«?;L._ y Monday morning by eohgrwalonnl leaders of both parties, ^t.prnbably will be sent to Capitol Hill' th« sninc day. . , ' '\ ; ', Mr. Truman called oft his trip ib UID Caribbean after discussing-the Greek situation with ,hls cabinet. TliD consensus was that the Uriitdd Slnles must act Immediately to stave off trie, possibility that the tottering Greek government soon might : lail to Communism. Some cabinet members were said to feel that prompt action by lhls : country was needed also as a measure of support for U. S., British mid French negotiators tit the Moscow conference of foreign- njiiiis- Icrs. H was pointed out that, the President's departure for a >v»ci- lion at (his time would tepd Uvmlni- inl/c Ihe gravity of thc_ situation", To 'Ask Immediate Action As now envisaged, the Presidents message will call on'.Congress-,V> forego loiig debale -and stomp rlts-' ipilcfc okay on a $200,000,000 lo'aii to' Greece, iiuthorlze export,of .American arms for the Greek Army, and approve a pending request for $330,000,000 for foreign relief, which includes $50,000,000 for Greece. Authoritative government officials, who placed the blueprint of tho U. S. relief ; plan . before th3. President, stressed that military as- Mslancu would have to go hand-ln- hand with any funds. Mr. Truman was expected to de-' vole llie major part of his request to n review of the Greek crisis. mak», ing only passing reference to future areas where thc United Slales might be asked lo take over commitments now being fulfilled by Great Britain. Sen. J. William Fulbright. D., Ark , rjicd, however, that llie President lay before Congress ami the people "now" Ihe outline of the policy the United States plans to follow as the British "null out" of their spheres of Influence in Europe and other parts of thc world. The United Nations, Fulbrighl said, still lacks the strength to assure the Integrity of Southern European countries, and for the present the load must be borne by the United States. N. Y. Stocks A T .111(1 T Final Slock Prices: 167 1-2 Anaconda Copper 395-8 Heth Steel 80 1-8 Chryslor Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward . N Y Central Int Harvester Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum ... Slurtcbakcr Texas Corp Packard 05 1-3 37 69 3-8 57 5-a IB 3-4 81 28 1-8 9 1-8 14 1-8 21 3-1 £6 1-4, G 1-S U S Stool 73 3-8 Two Killed in Plane Crash in North Carolina BURLINGTON. N. C., March 8. ('UP)—Two persons, one- an 18- year-old girl, were killed and another injured early today when' a private planc, groping in heavy weather for an emergency land? ing field, crashed in the snow-covered woods 10 mites north of here. The only survivor .Leslie Ward of Dent on, N. C., was brought, to a hospital here wilh undetermined Injuries. 'He was In a semi-conscious condilion. '" r The dead 1 were Identified at a Burlington mortuary as Frank Schriener. about 24, of Greensboro, tf. C,, the pilot, (vnd Margaret Jo llrook, 18, of PiinnlnRton, N. C,

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