The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 14, 1947 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 14, 1947
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VOI,. XU1I-NO. 301 BIYTHEV1LLE COURIER NEWS BiythevlUe Dally Blythcvllle Courier Blylhcvllle Herald Mississippi Valley Lender County to Receive Million Dollars in State Aid in 1948 wirTT'^'''^' C ° Unty ( !" 1 ' i "S , th « stiitc's uoxt fiscal ywii-, government and jt s municipalifies, i'l Middle East Oil Of World !mpor , MARCH I'M 7 The figure, which is based on data compiled by the stale comptroller's office in Little Rock, represents about one-thirtieth of the $30,661.501; which will b c distributed by the state to cities, counties and l!io public schools in Arkansas. Or the total funds to be dis- Iribuled in this county, the 30 school districts will receive $81!),- 5R1, ail increase of about S15U,- 100 over the total state aid for schools during u, e current year. State revenues turned back to ihe county for highway purposes will amount to $208.112 for the next liscal year, and this figure, too, lepresents a sharp Increase over the amounts refunds in years pas'. Municipalities will receive $57,287, according to the tabulation and only two counties in the stats, f'ulaski and Union, will receive larger sums. Much of the increase In the education by t!i c stale to the local school districts will come through funds which were made available for granting increases in salaries lo teachers in the lower salary brackets. Mississippi county Has more than 45(1 teachers and some of these will receive pay increases of as much a $300 per year. The largest increases will go to the better traln- i-d teachers now In the lowest salary brackets, it was explained. In Little Rock yesterday the 1 comptroller's office reported that municipal turnback funds will amount to $1,912,500 an increase of $1,307,321 over the current year. Counties will receive S8,40fj,649. an estimated increase of S5,200,000. Schools will get $20.242,417 lor an increase of $6.941,841. Legislators Get Figures The figures were distributed to members of the legislature before its sine die adjournment at noon .,'fsterday. The turnbacks for the 1947-43 fiscal year include: County Municipal County Schools Arkansas $30,403 $130,121 $192,031 Columbia 22,008 198,750 329.982 Garland " 70,500 J 133268 Hernpsicad 24,778 118.530 Mississii pi 57,287 208,712 Ouachlta ' 37,446 143,832 Union 73,045 '221,045 376,060 415,592 819,584 340,311 589,931 Two New Dealers Favor Tax Slash Former Treasury Officials Oppose Truman Proposal Control of Large Arabian Fields Has Military Significance By KKNKST IIAHCKM.A Uriiled 1'ress Staff Corrcsiiimdcnl WASHINGTON, March 14 -I UP I —Oil, the life blootl of modern peacetime economies and wartime lighting machines, is a big reason why the security of the Middle East is important lo the United Slates and Britain. American diplomatic sources acknowledged that il is a factor ....... although only one phase— in the Policy of containing Communism and preventing its spread in Southern Europe and the oil-rich Middle East. A look at Hie ma)) of Ihe Mediterranean and the Middle East shows tlie strategic importance of Greece and Turkey in relation t(i the big oil deposits. Greece and Turkey, important as they are in (tanking the British and Mediterranean life line, likewise form Ihe gateway to the world's greatest concentration of oil lands. Should Greece and Turkey fall into the Russian orbit, it, \ras explained. the vast petroleum fields- many of them operated by American firms— could be caught in the claws of a Soviet pincers. In his momentous address to Congress Wednesday, Mr. Truman .'-aid Iho need to maintain the integrity of Greece and Tin-key and to quarantine Communism in the Middle East was vital to world peace and nalio'nal security. Russia Wants Oil, 'i'uii In this connection, it has been noted that World war n imposed a severe drain on American petroleum reserves. Experts have said that within" another generation. ;he\pnited. states, nia5<. have to rely increasingly upon the Middle East fo;- its, oil supplies.. , . . The l. r ...S. A Navy is now using considerable Arabian., oil. American companies 'plan to .supply, more ol their, export markets from'' Middle Eastern fields so as to case the drain on Western Hemisphere sup- Plies. . . , ; ,., ' ; Russia, too, has an, important stake there in the Middle Enst. Oil was an acknowledged factor last year in Russia's dispute with Iran. There arc both Russian and British fields In Iran. : State Department records shrr.v that the total estimated petroleum reserve in the Western Hemisphere is 30.COO.000.000 barrels, of which tne United states has 21,000,000,000 barrels. Next is the Middle East which has an indicated reserve of 2G.OOO.- WASHINGTON, March 14. iUPt —Two former Rooscvlt ruTreasury officials today urged Conyret-s to cut individual taxes 20 per cent across the board. In so doing John -w. Hanej and Roswcll MaGill, both former, - — • - i; v " ^u.~«". Treasury undersecretaries clashed' 000 ' 000 bi <rrels, but may have sev- with the Truman administration- rrnl "'""" """ """ which opposed any tax reductions now. But they gave aid and comlcrt lo a large number of congressional Republicans who want to fulfill the party's campaign promises of last pall. While the House '.Vnys and Means Committee talked laxes, there were these other developments: Communism—The House un- American Activities Committee will start public hearings March 24 on bills "to curb or outlaw communism in the United States." LABOR—Walter w. cencra/zo of the American Watch Works union asked legislation to IIIBKC trade unions democratic. He also proposed that industry-wide bargaining be outlawed. Draft—War and Selective Service officials wanted to hang on to draft machinery in case of need for mobilization in the next 12 months. But it was disclosed today, President Truman overruled them. The Senate Armed Services Committee nevertheless decided to preserve draft records in local boards—at least until June 30. Mercer—Sen. Eibert D. Thomas. D.. Utah, told Congress it had better approve unification of the armed forces "before our experiences in the war arc forgotlc.-i." He said unification is necessary if the United States is to "mcrl of its obligations under world organization." Funeral Rites Conducted For W. A. Morris, Oscoo/o OSCEOLA, March 14. — Funeral services were held yesterday at Swift. Funeral Home, for W. A. Morris, 'n. who died Wednesday at his home nt 214 East Bard. The Rev. E. T. Smith, the Rev. k- T- Lawrence and the Rev. L. R. Still, officiated at the services, an.1 burial was made in Violet Cemetery. A resident of Osceola for the past 20 years. Mr. Morris was a sign painter. He formerly made his home in St. Lbuis. Mo. Hi* is suvived by liis wife, Mrs. Lula Parhani Moris. , eral, times that amount. Russia is third with a reserve of about 10,000,000,000 barrels. American interests own or control about 40 per cent of Middle oil. American diplomats frankly acknowledge that this area ultimately will become the center of gravity' or world oil production. Figuring in the picture is the projected 30-lnrh pipeline trom Saudi Arabia lo the Mediterranean coast. The pipeline will be financed by the Arabian American Oil Company, owned jointly by the Texas Company and the Standard Oil company of California. City's oTfidals To Be Guests at Jaycee Meeting City officials will bc guests of the Junior Chamber of Commerce at their meeting Monday night, it was announced today by B. B. Goodmitn. program chairman of the JayceM. The specially invited gucs'ts include the mayor, members of ;hc city council, city clerk and attorney. the chief of police and municipal judge. Mayor E. R. Jackso;i will address the group. Three new directors for the loc.ii Jaycees will be chosen at this meeting, it was announced. By terms of the constitution of the Junior Chamber of Commerce- u director must be elected with the addition of each ten members above 100. Due to the rapid growth of the membership list, three new. members to the board must be selected. How -Shadow of Sickle Darkens Greek Picture SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Gathings on Radio Representative E. C. Gathings and his family interviewed over Radio "Took" will ue Station WMC. Memphis, Saturday alte non from 3 to 3:30 Interviewer wi be Bill Hcrson, Washington radi personality. Weather %». ^-^e^^^^^^^^p^s^^m- ^mm^^^i^^Mr^^^^^M :HHHH^^ •nlrkey 3 would"te a"nott"!urround,.IT'"ro Sm'iet"lf!i ""' TUI ' 1: "" 1 ""^ '"""''" ^' l """''" 1 * 1 ""<''»'''"»''"''• ^f • • C4 Jttl C^M (.••.MiU.A.&A i • .**. A~ . .- f Jf. At* t • ARKANSAS—Partly cloudy and n little warmer today. Little change in temperatures tonight Snliintay pnrlly cloudy and cool. ^fci' Meefttcrroncan Sea Burglar Suspect Held in Kenneii Officers Make Arrest In Connection With Attack on E. Dougan A Blytheviilc man is being held in the Dunklin county jail in Keniiclt, Mo., as a suspect in the recent burglarizing of several homes here. According to Chief of 'police Charles Short, the man, whose name was withheld pending extradition procedures was identified by a local woman, whose home lie is alleged to have entered. Chief Short reported tn'at the mnn discovered that police were looking for him in connection with the burglaries and hired a !axi io lake him to Kcnnett. lie was arrested there by Kennctt authorities and /is being held for Blytheviilc police. Sheriff William Herryman staled that he and deputies went lo Ken- nelt last night to return the man to Blythcvillc but he refused to waive extradition. Extradition papers arc to be prepared late today or tomorrow, it was staled. The suspect is alleged to have entered the home of Hob Bennett on E. 421 Dougan and struck Mr.s. Bennett several times. Several oilier homes on Dougan were entered the same night, officers said. Legislature Adjourns Leaving State's Roads Problem Unsolved (KI)ITOK-S NOTK: This is U,e ,,f :l series ,,f live dully a, II- rlr-s l.y I!<,b ilrown, lln.lei! I' staff corrcsimnril-iit who has Just .omnlclnd covi-rase of the 56(1, tjencral Assembly ,,f Arkansas'. Ti,c lirst analyses legishitii.n on al least in of the 1U nu.jor problems iu.-m R the slate as cutlined l.y <Jov. lien Urnry in his second U,au K ural address. II.,- others will summamc new laws alT<-clh, s laxes i-ilu- ciitior.. hlRhways and liimnr.)' » h ' Bearden Saves Highway Funds Fighting to the very last of the 5Cth session of lhc Arkansas Gjn- crn! Assembly to prevent loss of highway revenues to County and a dcz?n ol the other large counties in the stale. Sen. Lee Bearden of Lcaehvlllc yesterday sp\v the measure die on the calendar as the session ended. Had the bill, offered by Rep. T. J. Guntcr of Lonoke County, nnd passed by the House nf Repre- senlativcs. become a law it would have deprived this one county of approximately $23.0:0 a year in frasnline tax refunds paid bv tlie state. It was proposed to remove some of ihe regulations under w'ni,?h the funds now are distributed and make the payments back to the counties on a basis of rural population. The Present plan is btscd on the niirn- 'acr of auto and truck licenses issued and the population ol the whole connly. Senator Bearden used n parliamentary procedure Tuesday to limit consideration of the measure to the "morniuc hour" in the Scnaie. and it was there that the bill died. Senator Bearden also has disclosed thai the Stale Hishway Department proposes to blacktop a rntoff road between Manila and Monettc which will save motorists l!y BOH I1KOWN (United 1'ress StaiT Corrvspondcn!.) LITTLE ROCK, March 14.—Tnu SGth General Assembly of Arkansas faded into history today after passing Icgis-liilion on. nt least in part, 13 of the l(i major problem.', facing the state as outlined by Qriv. Hen Limey in Ills second Inaugunil address delivered tw.i) months ago. During the afclion-fllled (io days, the legislature'.passed : 'more than 400 of the. 83R measures Introduced in both houses. ' " The legislature adjourned sine die yesterday leaving 207 new nets nl- I ready in existence and more 2()0 others approved and nc-C'ling I only the governor's signature. Iji- ney has 20 days in which lo sign the bills. j The 1913 General Assembly passed ' 313 acts. | High on the list of problems for I the governor is consideration of 'three separate veterans bills passed I in Ihe closing hours of the Hnuso [ yesterday. The chief executive must decide whether to leave the Veti erans Service Huraui as it now stands, to expand it slightly or to i expand it to include a rcprc.scnla- '• live in i-vcry county desiring one j House approval came in a desperate last-ininulc clforl to do sornc- IhiiiK for Ihe veterans. Only three major Hems in the governor's inaugural address ' remained untouched when lhc legislature adjourned. The firsl was highways which received only (h n ordinary p.iiilions based on rsli- Kce I.IXaSI.ATUIli: on Pajc ;j School To Levy Taxes, Elect Directors •Mississippi Connly voters win go to the pills tomorrow to levy ad vaiorern taxes for school purposes and to elect directors in each of lhc 36 districts. Only three contests will appear on the ballots for the school election. These contests occur at Millisan Hidgc where Frank S.-hool- , field. II. w. Holt, T. A. Hollis. I Vernon Church :md C. J. Marti;] nre candidates witli three directois to I)? named. Al shnwnee. R. C. Hrnucli and J. \v, Miller are candidates with one post to b-- filled and ;<l Dyes.s w. C. Younc and IIo:ncr Williiuns are candidate.! wiih only one dirr.-olr lo be named. Tlic pnlls will open at 2 p.m. and will remain open until 6:30 p.m. N",mes nf candidates may be written in on the ballots. Red Gross Gets Additional Funds Final Reports to Put North Mississippi County Over the Top With a total of $701.40 collected in the North Mississippi County 'Hcd Cross financial drive since press time yesterday. Mrs. Julia •Hanilson of the local Red Cross chapter.s'nid today that I his weekend should see the contrfoullons go over the quota set for the county. The $791.10 turned in laic yes- lercay and Ihis morning brings llic tolal for lhc county up ur$3.973.7J or $1,118.27 short of the qnola which wns set at $10.0-12. Ixjiiis ATiplc-baum, who is in charge of solicitations in Ihe area between Railroad :md .Second streets, lurried in an uddillonal $10 yeslr-rdny afternoon. Mrs. W. A. Slickmon. of Ward 2. fumed in $4 nnd the P. O. R. Sisterhood contributed a check for $10. •Manila, which have already exceeded their quota by about $10'), turned tn an additional $14.40 with $2.00 coining from the New Liberty community. . *icif' f j[ Murray Smart and L. S Ilar17.og, who were given Ihe area from First Street Enst lo the city limits, reported sees they had collected. This exceeds their qno'.a by $10fi. Olhcr contributions were: J. V. Oates, Sixth Street ' lo Broadway. S97; Jimmy Sanders and Hen Henderson, industrial and wholesale. $28; and Mrs. 'Rupert Graf ton, Ward 3. $13. •Mrs. Haralson said she was assured Ihal the quola for Iho North half of tlie county had brcn exceeded because several communities have not yet reporled for l!i'? first lime. These communities and districts are urged lo get Iheir collcclions in as soon as possible so an official ta'.iularion can be made, Mrs. Haralson ,s;iid. Ark-Mo Directors Approve Million i Dollar Expansion Bond Issue Planned To Finance Utility's 1947 Building Program I'luiis for spending approxitmitely 31,111)0,1100 diu-lnu ig-n io Improve service fitclllilcs, replace worn oiiulp- mi-ill niul for carrying on a IIUKC I'onsl ruction program launeliecl early InM year, were approved yesterday by directors ol the Arkansus- Mlssmirl 1'owcr Company In se.suion at the company's Kent-nil ufllc'-s here. It was unnouiiced today by Jiniu-s Mill Jr., president. Approximately Ihe snma amount was expended by (In,, company last Vi-ar In the construction of new lines, substations, and building line 1-xlriislons to serve a largo iiumbei "f rum I nnd oilier eustoiners. Tin- lariii-r pan of Ihe con.slrui:- tlon iiutliorlml at yesterday's incil- Int! Involves completion of several high-voltage liiiii.smlsstoii lines In du<lliig a new I l(),ooo-volt lino Int. Hlyllx-vtllc from Ihe West, and i;ei<- eral new 110.000-volt sub-station.'- lliruiiitliiml Iho territory served and also, expansion ol tho Dlylhe.'lllr stallnn. The directors voted In finance the cnrUcinpliUrd construction nnd .n-rv- Ici- Improvement program through ihe tssiiiuiee of additional .secur'l- lles In the amount of $1,000,000, Stoc-k Ulvlilciul Vntcil A dividend of n cents per share of common slock was declared, puy. able .Juno IK. A .slock dividend of one-third share per share of com- nn)ii stock lo stockholders of record on April ;io was also declared Chiirlcs n. Newcotnb, treasurer ol I lie company, reported lo the cllrcc- lors nn (he concern's financial condition, which to Us more than 251)00 consumers, he said, assures de- nendnlillily of service and much bet- li-r tii-rvlce than could be obtained from nn oi-fjant/atlon unable to nil'- qmilcly IhiancL- tlie trcmonclou-i an.omit of expenditure nccessiuy lo lake care of new as well as cxlrtllnr customers and assure nn abundance of power for llu; future development niul progress of the territory served Those present at yesterday's mrvl- Ing. in addition lo Mr. HIM n m | Mr Nuivcomb were: P. o. Clardncr, Cn- rillhersvllle. Mo.; Cms II. Walton Little Rock; and Edmund S Cuni- mlnus Jr., of Winnolka, III. / Those .directors, In addition ti John «. Painter. Ironton, Mo., ,-,„,) w. \v. 'Turner, who were absent from tho mceling. represent approximately 1(100 Individual stockholders living In nearly every state. A majority of tlie slock In the compiim Is owned i, y r c. K | t i c ,,t B ,, r Arkansas and Missouri, where llio o cjperales. Vandenberg Ask GOP _ , ------Cross Rushes Ala ; T o Lndici/inr. Tiu/n Hit ' ° *- ou 'S"«ia »OWH Hit i By Windstorm and Rain iLI.f n March 1-1 'U ' es of road is to be im- School Planning Group Will Meet Tonight A joint committee of the Chamber of Commerce ami the Blythe- viilc school board will meet in In? city liall tonight at 1:M. It was incorrc-Ttly staled in yesterday's issue of the Courier News thai tho meeting was id for last night,. began early Thursday when lh~ city was Inundated by nearly nine inches of rain and ripped by winds of lornadic force. Properly dam.igc in the .s'.nrin j which killed two perrons nnd ief, | nn eslimatcd 50 families homeless was estimated by Mayor Emife Dutcl al between $75,000 and SIOO.OOO. DiUel said the heaviest damage was In outlying districts, where some 25 homes were destroyed nnd '.ti- olhcr 20 damaged. Former Luxora Resident Dies In Marston, AAo. Funeral serv;crs were held (Ills afternoon, 2 o'clock, at MarsUm Baptist Church, Marston, Mo., f«,r Jesse L. Huff, !>7. who died Wednesday afternoon. Ti o'clock, at hi: home there. Burial was made ii New Madrid Cemetery, with 1M Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Hull, who was apparently iu good health, died as result of a heart attack. He and his family had moved only last week from Luxrjra to to Marston, where lie xvas opeiE.t- ins ll shoe simp. Survivors include his wife. Mrs. Tnullc Hud. and three stepson:., Leon, Marvin and Wayman Snydcr, all of Marslon. Temperature Drops The mercury dropped to a low of 37 last night with .10 inches of rainfall recorded yesterday, according to Hubert K. niaylork. official wrathfr observer. company Democracy For Germans Advocated MOSCOW. March M <TJ|') — Secretory of State Gcorue 'rviar """'I. I" a fervent apix.-al fo creation o f real democracy for in Cicrmany, warned lh c Councl of Foreign Ministers today thai mill-democratic: Ideologists novel would be eliminated until ,i|| kind! ol Ocrnians enjoy unreslriclcd access to Inforrnalion of all kinds The council meeting w-is t) tinlctesl of Ihe five held since 11 Kin Four conference opened Moi dya. Soviet, Foreign Minister v A Mnlolov Mild he did not aim completely with Marshall's -lef'l-i lion of democracy. n<, said I would answer the suggestion moi .sprclftcally later. Ovoishridowln K the council mecl- Inif was a billed denunciation ol President Truman's new torclgi policy, published by lhc Sovlc government organl/.ntlon. The newspaper comnarcd tin United States with Hitlerite Oer jnnny. and accused tlie Arneiicai of trying lo "subjugnalc" Gn;cc and Turkey lo their "imperialist! expansionist" plans. A long Investia edilorial cittl cizinjj (he policy expiundcd by Mr. Truman was the first reaction to the proposal, other critical statements were distributed by the official TBSS News Agency. Communists Seek Funds NEW YORK. March 14.— (Ul'l — Tne nalionnl board of Ihe Com- niiinisl party opened a drive lo- day lo raise $2r>0.000 to fight proposals thai Ihc parly be outlawed. Lanoy fo Rest During that lime none of ...~ more ihnn 200 bills on the governor's desk will be .signed. N. Y. Cotton open high low 1:.10 Mar 35D4 3594 3562 3580 Miy 3472 3473 3450 3463 July 3275 3275 3250 3265 Oct. 299V 2998 2070 29S2 Dec -007 21)07 2082 2888 W/ Art lun v » ,Y m10 "' cr « -- - Prcsidcil ' asked Senjito Republicans . ,., Hiili-Communisl procrum il JUKI liirkoy on the jrroumls that it is the lca-1 roui',H(j lie I pro the country. . * Returns to Navy ineanwhlle Introduced a rcsoi'utlJ o step ship.nent of all U. 8. goni o Kussla "until Ulal country 111 uiriitccl ihe commitmenls .madn I It under tho Yaltu and PolsclJ agreements." Piunncrs said It is "absolute! ,,"°| ' ,, to colltl1 ""' Vvlng aw| Vandenijcrg, chairman of til Kcnalc Pjrclen liclr.llons Cominil tee, analyzed lli c President's pnl !>:>scd $40Q,OaO.CpO , Ciiih-nnd-ai'n proBram at a secret conference I the bcnnlo Republican mcmbersll Chulrmiui Eugene n. Milllkln, Colo., disclosed that Vanu'enlicl was asked what would happen ultT malely Jf Congress rejected 111 Greco-Turkish loan ' Vanclonberg's reply, Milllkln .-,,„_ was Ihal he believed 1 "there will ll less rick If we follow the Presl dents remiest than if we rejcj The President told Congress . •Wednesdny that the proposed al to Ornece and Turkey—In the for! of money, equipment, and mllilal I ndvl.scr.s-wii necessary to stc Howard Moore. Ulylhevlllc nl- „„_,„ •.,,,, -,- •> '" ""•-• torney. hns accepted a commission '?, ^ " to , t ' llltnrl «'"sm I" that pa In tlie regular Nuvy u s a Icj-ni world, specialist, w iu, t |,<. |-,ink ol 1,1^'u- tentinl, senior gnulc. He served In tlic Navy during World War n. lie left this mornlni! for Washington. U, c., where lie will be stationed i:, tho Judge advocate Kcncrul'fi offleo. Mrs. Mnoro nnd daughter. Mary Ann, will join him In Washington nl lhc close of the close of the present school lei in I'he ailniliilslrniloit hopes! approval iilll ,!«. liii-Uit-iiinliifr by M arC |, 3} Ulc <liil« hin which lOrcut Britain has annniniceil she musl wltli- drnw the help she Jms been Riving (Jn-cce. First react Ion to the I'a-sldcntt, :>U.n received at the White HouJ MIS civiirwhelniinnly favorable. Bui ille Man Buys Plantation Jesse Webb Obtains 2580-Acrc Tract , South of Memphis! • .lessc Webb, local 'pla;itcr| -and owner of thp Webb Dehydrating Plnnl, announced today (hat he hod purchased fl-pm" Mr: 'n'hd, 'Arfe' Oren cox. of Mississippi,' tli c ! 25WI- ncre Wondltiwn Plantation j ncir Walls, Miss. ' ! The plantation, one of Iho best equipped In lhl s section of i.ho country, wns priced nt $300,000. It .!K located on old Hlgliway 01. 18 miles Soulh of Memphis. Mr. Webb slalcd tluil nil «f the planlntlon was In culllvatlon except no acres. It Is equipped with 100 cabins, four barns, two silos, one 12-rnmn residence, a store itinnugcr'.s residence, three plantation manager's residences, machine shop. Ihreo gralncrlcs, four tool theds, one new gin and one obsolete Bin. The plantation has quite a reputation lor its hybrid seeds and produced over a bale of cotton to the acre last fall, Mr. Webb said. Churchill Lands Peace Value of Truman's Speech LONDON. March 14. — (Ul'l — Winston Churchill wild today that if the United Stales bad taken such a step ns President Truman's before the last war. It would have stopped that conflict. Addressing the council nf the Conservative Party. Churchill turned al once lo Mr. Truman's message to Congress asking aid to Greece and Turkey lo prevent the spread of Communism. "As I am called upon to spcnfc to you this morning. I feel it ab- solulely necessary to mark n great event which has occurred In the declaration of President Truman." Churchill said. "No slop which I have seen taken lately has more Increased the changes of maintenance of world peace nnd world freedom. "If Mich a slep had been taken bv the Unilcd States before the last war, it would have stopped ll.' r N. Y. Stocks A T & T Anicr Tobacco Anaconda Copper Bisth Steel Chrysler .......... Coca Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N y central Int Harvester North Am Aviation liepullc steel . ... Hrtdlo Socony Vacuum Stvidebakcr . Slanctard of N J Texas Corp Packard U s Steel 16,1 7-B 74 1-3 38 5"»« 90 1-4 93 5-8 150 1-2 35 1-4 575-8 57 1-4 17 1-2 7!) 1-4 10 277-8 87-8 133-4 211-8 64 56 65-8 71 said; crlllul/ccl the program In way that showed they were "clearl ly Inspired." About 700 telegrams commentln on the program have arrived "a lhc White House since Wednesday iitmui 200 of them last night. Aycrf would not comment on who intghL have inspired the protests. But til said they .were "clearly propagaril da," adding that "they follow alf most the same language." L 1 The President, resting at K.p| West, Fla., wns reported to fn(l encoiifabcd l.y. Uie:'res|lphsc"hc linl .received, so, far. He 'loafed' In tjil suh,' lil>iVarcntly confident''of ullll male apprbVa1< i ' ' ' . '. Willie Vandonbe/g Was,.scekilj ,hc . .-- - ^ ,.e s.utport ,gf, 5;hls v .Sentte col njlj alio'icfojinlj-yfe;' M8 unilitar clnls jn[ntd"lts' 1 dHilo'inatlc lead to ershlp In urging Ihe House ForclgJ Affah. 1 !;)Committee to glvc'vpromp aiilirilyni to ;lii'e ' " • * Patterson/, Porrcstbl 'arid AclicsoJ had appeared before the Seuatl ForelRn nclallons Commitlcc ycsl tcrdiiy. They Joined again bcfor| Ihe illousc group today. Jaycees Rush Planning for State Meeting Plans are near completion for thl slulc Jnyccc convention to be hclil here April 18-23, Otho Star.jH^ltl chairman of the Convention Coml rnittec announced today. . v I . Several distinguished visitors will attend the meeting, Mr. Qlanfiell said, including Gov. Ben Lanej and Gov. Jim Polsom of Alabama! Also attending will be ArkansaJ Lieut. Gw. Nathan Gordon, Seldol Waldo, national Jayccc iiresidcnl and John sheppard', national Jayl ccc leader from Texas. I Members of the committee havl ing complete charge of arrange! ments are. Olho 'Stanficld, chairl man; Jim Smothermon, treasurcrl Rohmd Hishon, registrations anj reservations; William Wyall. pro! pram: Eibert HufUnan, piiblidtyl and J. T. Sudburjv entertainincntl Mr. Smothermon stated that 4f mei.'bcrs of the local club havij rcgislcred and commitments havj been received from 164 men and 51 women from other clubs In thl stale. I Each club in the state will b(J cnlilled lo five votes in the clec-l lion of stale officers and othcj voting provided many incni-l bers are present representing eacll club. F A full program of events Is hcin:l planned for members and thcirj wives who nllend the meeting. Grover C. Wadleyj Dies in Home, on North 6th Street Funeral services will bc helcl Sunday for Grovar Clevdlfiiul Wadley, who died this morr.inJ at his home. 4(X> North 6th Strcet| He wns 62. Ue is survived by two sons I Lcmoin Wartlcy, who made hiJ home with Mr. Wadley. and GcnJ Wadley of Torrence. Caltr; threH daughters, Mrs. Lois Johnson ol Muntington, Calif., Miss Doria June Wadley nnd . Mrs. acr\\ Mayo of Blylhcvllle E5m two sislortl Mrs. Mae Parsley and Mrs. Fannlq Llnli-enleh, nlso of nlytheville.

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