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VOL. X 1,111—NO. 302 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER np rjmzTwirAH'r Anim*™**. . ^^ *™-^B ™ ¥ ^^^ , .—-1 ______ NUU1BKAH1 ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI BiythevlUe Unlly Newr Blytheville Courier Blylhevlllc Hcrnld Mlssissipiii Valley I/?atlcr School Leaders Plan Campaign Jo Get $50,000 * Funds to Be Used to Purchase Site for Educational Building At !i meeting of the Citizens School Committee, the name given the committee to raise funds for tile .purchase of a new school site, held hist night al the city liall, lioKO Ctnflon was selected to head the drive for the purpose of raising S50.000 for Die purchase of the new site. The committee spoil much time working on preliminary plans Tor the drive. Sub committees are be- itin appointed to work out the dc- lailr,. It wa s agreed that the Fieici Slntiy and Surveys Department of Peabody College, Nashville, Term, and the similar department of the Arkansas State Department of Education would be asked to make independent surveys of the ten sites that have been proposed so far for (he location of the ne'.v hifih fdiool. Members of the committee are as follows: Murray Smart, W. P. Pryor. iRosco Crafton, GeorjH M. Lee, Mitt Scruggs. Scigbert Jiedel. G. G. Hl/cbard Sr.. R. A. Nelson, A. L Leech. Pred S. Saliba, H. G. Pnrtlow and James Terry. >Mex B Reid, president of the school fr^ard, W. B. Nicholson, superintendent of schools, Farmer England, president of the Chain- her of Commerce and Woilu D. Holder, were also present at the meeting last nij'lit. There will be another meeting of this committee on March 20 it was announced. Murder Cases To Be Tried In Osceola OECEOLA, Mar. 15. — Eleven murder cases ana several other fe- Ifny charges are on the docket fov the opening of a criminal court lenn in Osceolu Monday of the Osceoki District of tne Mississippi County Circuit Court, it was disclosed today. Circuit Judge Charles W. Light of Parago\] 1(1 will'conduct'the court session with prosecuihig Attorney James Hale nf Marion, and Myron T. Nailling of Osceola, deputv pros- ccutory, representing the state. 1'ricludcd in the list of murder defendants is Richard Halfacre, 16. who is being held following the death last December of his father, Andrew Halfacre, in the Halfacre home near Dyess. The father, before he died, ask- o<- thai- the son not be prosecuted. The youth told officers that he ureci the shot because of hij father's alleged mistreatment of his mother. Others charged with murder Included: Mary Hodge, Lucile Pride, Georgia Lee Jenkins, Frank Moore, Mary Lee Bowen, Jack Burner, George York, Albert White, Arthur Wallace and Sidney Farmer. Defendants facing other charges include: Napoleon Shipman, assault with intent to rape; Carrel 1 Reese with Keith Muncy, obtaining mun- t'y under fnlse pretense; Leon Columbus Brown, rape; Eugene Belcher and Richard Hodge, assault with intent to rob; Norman E. Spurgcon, burglary and gran<i larceny; Johnny Odle, forgery and uttering; Willie Baker, burglary and grand larceny; Mary Chandler and Lewis Ct>scy, grand larceny. Officers to Ask Extradition of Burglar Suspect Carl E. Davidson, ol Blylheville. is being held in the Dunklin County jail nl Kennell, Mo., charged with entering several homes '" Blytheville. it was announced lo- day ^y Assistant Proscciiling At- lorncy Charles G. Partlow. Mr. Partlow said extradition procedures pill p;et underway late loday or MoneTay. Davidson is alleged lo have entered Ihe home ol Bob Bennett on East Dougan Wednesday night and when lie was encounlered by Mrs. 'Bennett-, who was alone in the liou.sc, struck her several times and escaped. Several homes on Doupan were entered the same night, police re|x>rted. Mr. Partlow said that Davidson denied knowledge of Ihe charge and refused to be rcltirnecl here for trial. N. Y. Stocks A T <V T Ainer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Sleel Chrysler Coca Cola Oen Electric Oen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Ccnirnl ] Int Harvester North Am Aviation .".'.', Republic steel 'Hadio S.Tcony Vacuum Sludebafcer '.','.'. Standard of N J Texas Corp. Packard U S Steel . .........'.. 164 7-8 7* 33 1-2 90 5-8 93 3-4 150 3-4 35 3-8 57 3-8 56 3-8 17 1-2 79 10 27 5-8 3 7-8 13 7-8 21 1-6 63 3-8 56 1-4 G 1-2 71 !-•! Officer Uses His Own Idea to Convince Lads That Crime Doesn't Pay UPPER DAIiUY. PH., March 15. IU.P.)— Patrolman William LeiKh- lon has his own ideas about how to combat juvenile delinquen-y What's more, they work. Lelghton caiiBhi two boys pelting a white frame home wilh s-wy nnd muddy snowballs ycstcrduv He marched the yomi,; ;'ulp- : ils lo Mrs. Frank liennett. owner of the house, and made (hem apologize. Then he asked Mrs. Heunolt for a couple of buckets and .stiup brushes. While the patrolman looked on. the boys scrubbed and seriiu'ird Finally, when the house was restored lo its original wlnene.ss. lighten released Ihem. Two weary boys trudged liiim'.-- ward, convinced thai "crime does'i't " S ' SATURDAY, MAUCI Reads Problem Still Unsolved General Assembly Fails to Receive Plans for Solution (Edilors nole: This is Ihe second m n series of five dully nrlicles by Cob Drown. UnUcd "press staff correspondent who covered Ihe recently-adjourned 5Gth General Assembly of Arkansas. H bring together a summary of legislation passed affectnig Arkansas high- v.'nys. others will analyze new laws nffecting cducniion, taxes and lic- uor.) BY BOB IIKOWN I'nilcd Press Staff Correspondent LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. March 15. — Despite the highest appropriations of recent years, Arkansas highways will dctcriorale faster than Ihey can be rebuilt during Ihe next biennitnn, according to W. W. Zass. chief engineer of Ihe Highway Departmen;. "With higher costs o[ labor, materials and equipment, we will not be able to make all of the necessary repairs with the funds which w.j'c appropriated." lie asserted. Expansion 01 the present highway system appears highly iinyroii- nbie, Zass declared. The engineer admitted (lint lie as an individual and a member of Gov. Ben Lancy's Highway Advisory Committee' was -disappointed lhat no long range highway financing plan was introduced in Ihe Slith .General Assembly, Laney refused lo present a program'drawri up by the commiltee that would have increased gasoline and sales : inxes lor highway -purposes. ', "I believe the people .would have paid-'a higher gas tax'without objection," Zass said, "although i did not favor 'the sales levy, :is a mentis of financing highways." •••• SVO.OOU.OOI) Appropriate!! Principal legislative action on highways came in Ihe form ol appropriations lotalino approximately $70,000,000 for the next two years and in efforts ol rural county representatives to change the formula under which they receive state funds. The formula was not chanE- ed. Zass pointed out that Ihe huge Inial appropriation could not be used as a criterion upon which to base expenditures during the next two years. He asserted that about $12,000,000 of the total, incluclins state and federal funds, was in ue- ficiency appropriations for the remainder of this year. Of (he $12.500,00!) a .year In federal money appropriated, the state can expect only $7,500.000 : a yej-.r. The balance, he said, was appropriated to care for a possible increase in federal money during the v.vo year period. County roads In Arkansas were benefittcd by the legisla.urc to tne '..me of $2.000.000 immediately with another $2.000.000 a year gunrnn- lecci if highway revenues go nl^-h enough. The firsl fund was appropriated from money already on hand. The second will come only If highway revenues reach $23.050,CCO. At present, estimates on hlsh- wiy revenues ate lhat they "might reach S22.000.000 a year." Conlracl Policy Liberalized Other highway legislation was mager. The General Assembly approved a bill introduced by Hep. Claud Coffcll of Demon County allowin gthe highway commission to authorize contracts up -.o S10- Ofo without taking bids. The present ceiling Is 81,000. Legislation to license trucks and buses on a wcighl basis failed, after being amended until It would have been Ineffective. Anotncr measure wns defeated after being amended to refund laxs on gasoline Used for farm iraclors. The Highway Department failed to introduce a bill lo sel up staggered terms for its commissioners. , So— despite a world O f talk fo Ihe past year and a stnggern., amount of work by Ihe governor's advisory committee—Ihe Highway Department will B o along much as before the lawmakers met. Before it now arc contracts to;nlitif; $12- SOO.OOO, and O n March 28 it will IB others. ng let Weather Big Four Have Informal Chat 11 sola In the Soviet Aviaiion Indusli} U. S. Secretary of stntc George Marshall; Foreign Minister Georges nidaiill. U-l Soviet. Red Cross Gets Additional Funds B| v thevil! D..L.II,. I North Half of County Assured of Reaching Quota, Leader Says Wilh Iwo areas rcportinn $iao to the Red Cross linanciaf drive since press lime yesterday. North Mississippi County lacks only SOM.27 mcellim its quota of $10.032.'Linctsey Gunn. chairman of the drive an"- nounccd loday. Tola! receipts lo dale are SO,153.73. Ward 2, where Mrs. Lloyd Stick- tnon is in charge of solicit nitons, turned in an luUlillonal S:i5. Ward 2 exceeded Its quota several days u<j«~. From Jimmlc Sanders and lien Henderson, in charge of solicitations from Industrial and whotisal organisations, came $145 contributed by Ihe Federal Compress ancl "in- ployees. Lloyd Godlcy. chairman oi the drive in the Osceola distric! said today thai $2.!)03.2o had been reported from that area lo date. Tlu>s:c contributions were .reported as follows: Osceola. Mrs. Mike NalUinu in charge. $2110.50; Pycss, Ray .D. Johnston in charge.'$113.20; High-' tower. Ed Segraves in charge. S8750- Crews r.aleral. Mrs. James Woodward nnrt Mrs. Coleman Crew., in charge. $273.50: Carson Lake & w Fuller in charge. $200; Victoria, Mi.-. A. M. Rogers in charge, $95. Four Clear'Lake Residents Hurt In Truck Crash Two of four residents of the Clear Lake Community, who were inju-eci in a traffic accident Tuesday IH-U- Ha/cn. remained in n Memphis lioi- pilal loday but improvement in their conditions was reported Mr. and Mrs. w. w. Mam are in St. Joseph's Hospital in Memphis, and the other two. Mr. ,imi Mrs. T. R. Randolph, have been returned to their home. _ According to reports from Hazen tlie truck, driven by Mr. Rvidohih' was sidcswipcd by another J-ir which did not stop, and careened into a ditch. A Hazen funeral home ambulance took Mr. and Mrs. Mann to ihe Memphis hospital. Driver -if the ambulance said that Mrs. Mann a;j to night: British F,,rel K i, Secretary Krnesl llevln: Commissar \nacheslav M. Molotov. and Frcncn 10 Tanker Crew" Members Missing Stern Section, With 22 Men Aboard, Moves Slowly toward Honolulu Area Public health workers today f ,r.ld thai 720 cases of inilucn/a had ij ci >n rcporlcd Iti and around Dlylheville durini; the past week. The Ilutdclle Scliool closed dur- ini; the week because of Ihe Inrae nun-.biir of cases irmoni,' pi/plls in thai area. School aiilhorilles arc keeping -i close watch on the sltunUoii in 13lv- Ihevillc. Floods Cause Latest Worry For British 1 '-NI3ON. March 15. (U.PJ — Part of London's normal wa'icr supply ivas cif. off today by floods, bringing atldltioiiiil suficrhig and losses to crisis-ridden England. Snuw blocked nil roads lo Scotland. A line winter blir./anl swirl•d clown on Dublin, The forecasl was for more bad wealher. The Thames rose eight half inches during Ihe the Vise continued An lours, it would break re mil a cenlury. Waterworks installations London, tlie source of supply for .'."O.COfi persons, were flooded onl •f action. Officials aske<l for any ild to put hack into operation watliine syslems lapping emereeney ivaler Kiip])lies. The floods affected an nroa 130 miles from North and South .and 10(j miles wide—from Yorkshire lo South or London nnd from Cambridge to the Severn. It came from melting ice nnd 3tiow logelher wilh seven days of rain. Four Americans Feared Killed In Plane Crash LYON, March IS. (6p>—l-'oiir Americans were believed today lo have been killed in Hie crash of an Ail France DC-3 Iralisporl which crashed in Southeastern France and reported sighted atop n snow-covered mountain peak it few miles i,.,,i,:i iLl j- j north of Grenoble. pcared to have a back injury and ! Air Fiance paid 22 persons were .. scalp wound. Mr. Mann seemed ' aboard, incluclini; five crew members, suffering from internal injuries Miami Mrs. Randolph suffered 'only minor cuts and bruises and were returned to their home. ' The two couples were returninr from a ii.oOO-milc trip to Mexico when the accident occurred. Railway Shop Craft Workers Ask Pay CHICAGO. March 15. IUPI--UII- ion spokesmen for 500.000 raiiviv shop craft employes predicted to:la"v (hat their demands r.»r a 20 --nts hourly wage boost would se», the pace for all of the nation's I OO'JOOO non-operating railway employe's Tlie wage demands were announced by seven non-opcraltm' unions, alter an AFL railway employes wage conference, attended by 700 delegates yeslcrday. T|, ci ,- demand 5 were the first made by nny of .the nation's 22 standard railroad unions The unions notified the nation', railroads Ihey expect collective bar eannnir conferences to begin vith in 30 days. J. M. Burns, srn-c-nrv of the AFL's railway employes'<lc'- P«rtnient. said the W n KC demands were not based on the cost of living but on "inequities existing between duslri " i1<i intluslry " IKl olh "r i'l- Many Veterans~Aidcd By VA Offices in City The local Veterans Administration office provided assistance lo 123 velerans and members ol their fiinii.ies during February, it W.TS reported today <jv \v. H. Pone ol the Veterans Administration office During the month the local ot- lice staff assisted callers in preparing 14S applications for government benefits, as compared Former BlytheYille Man Dies In Boydsville Pneumonia with which .... stricken a week ago resulted In liie death Thursday of ,;. M. Rellon. 74, ol Boydsvlllo. Ark., formerly of Blythoville, and father of Mrs. Kva Crowe of here. Funeral services were lo be hold this afternoon. .'! o'clock. In Enid. Tenn.. with burial lo be made HIMT. Mr. Helton visited his daughter and Iwo grandchildren. Mrs. Dan Miller and I,ee A Crowe here two weeks ago. His wife, who has ix-e.i ill with pneumonia for the pust 10 days, was removed this inorniiis to a Memphis hospital for trealmep'.. Mrs. Crowe, accompanied by lit* HONOLULU. Mnrell If). (DPI — The .stern section of the liin!;i!i- Fort Dearborn sleained slowly toward Pearl -Harbor loday manned by 'i'i members uf Ihe crew of \i abunrtl when Ihe vessel broke in iwo in heavy seas Wednesday. The .sulvaueil stern convoyw! by n Navy command ship, was irnvel- hiK ul. Iwo atid one-half knots anil was expected to make Ihe 1,100-mile journey In two weeks. Ten other Fort Dearborn sailors were safe aboard the diner Gen. W. H. Gordon after their dramatic rescue from Ihe sinking bow section veslerday by n llfeboal from MIC freighter si. John's Victory. Hut. Hie fnle of 10 olhen; who casl oil in n lifcbonl al the peak ol ilu- storm remained hi doubt. (In Snn Francisco American President Lines, whose Gen. Gordon al.led in the rcscus 1,100 miles northwe-.l of Hawaii, listed 12 saved frotn lh,- brokcu-olT bow nnd saltl Ihe tnnk- ei"s third mate was lost overboard flnrlny Ihe opcrnlloii. Navy olllcin 1 :; at Honolulu were unable'lo verify tills rcpoil and snld only 10 had been picket! up.) As the storm abated, 22 crew members who sluek U out In ihe after sccllon started up lh L . engitu-a and managed to yet the uwkwnrd. prowless Fort Dcnrborn headed for Hawaii. Escorting the salvaged section wu.> Ihe Navy amphibious command uliip Ihe U. s. S. El Dorado. More (ban two days of peril for the Foil Dearborn's .stlrvlvors ontle:! when a motor launch from Ihe St. John's Victory edged up to the wallowing bow and picked off 10 men in 10 miimles time. Then Ihe launch backed .iwny, turned in the rolling seas nnd tool: the men lo tlie Gen. Gordon. The liner then resumed its voyage to San Francisco. Meanwhile. IS miles away. Ihe stern section was riding well anil Its share of Ihe survivors hi good condition. (A tanker has Us llvi-iv quarters, galley, slortTOonis. engine! spaces and stecritiK i;enr In the alter parl. with Ihe bow and amidships r.cclion used for fuel tanks nnd auxiliary storage, i Search planes stayed alerted rw sighl of Ihe men who ab:inclmi'-,| shipwhcn it seemed sure ihnl !).,tanker would sink. An empty lifeboat, was spoiled CO miles soiillmcsl of Ihe wreck area but It could mil he WT- . illc ' ltin «l from Hie air as !)>-,"?...,." 'oiBlne to Ihe Foil Dearborn. The Navy tanker U. .s. a. Talu,M was dispatched lo the -..erne l-j u- vestigate. Invest in Savings Bonds 'Mississippi County clli/ens p;y- chased SE3.-1I1 worlh of u. S. S.iv- ings Iloutls durini; February, ar- corriitv.; lo reports issued hv Iho Savings Bonds Division o't Die Treasury Oeparlmenl in Little Rock. For the same month last. year sales amounted to S8-121I. Tolal snlr.s for (lie .s'ale last Chinese Refuse To Participate In Moscow Parley LilMo Progress Made On Peace Treaty During First Week ,\;o?(jow. Much 15. (UP) — CJhlnu notified the Council of For^•It'.n Ministers loduy Unit she would refuse to take nny purl In Inlorinnl dlfNiKslons of Ihe Chinese slluatlon -it the Moscow conferenece. Tlie Chinese refused even to niii'i-e to Mtrh n meellni; outside :if (he lot mill conference sessions. ;'s l>ud b'.'iMi proposed. The re.l.vtl >f (he suuucstton tlial i he Dulled states, Hiissla unit ('in-ill llritnin tnke n;> Ihe Chinese question Informally was conveyed tiy I he Cliine.se eu^iassv lo Secretary of state aeoi'Ke C. Miirshiill n n d l-'orelfjn Si-ereliuy Krnesl llevln. 'I'lie Ohlncst.. refusal did' not ncrcssarllv preclude Informal dls- riisslous ainoiii! the Illi; Three. Miirsliiil] nnd Mevln had refused to l:iki> pin-1 In such discussions wllhln the council of ministers un- l"ss Ihe Chinese were represented, liiil Ihey dltl not make Chinese" i-cpieM'iilatlon one o! (he condition:! Tor Informal la'ks. A;; tin! conference rounded out 11 s first week, the -ISls Four deputies 'in Ijolh Germany nnd Auslrln admitted n complete stalemate on Hit- uiiiln issues before Ihem. They hnd finished the -week wllh an absolute /.ero for accomplishment, Thr deputies for Germany tills tuorniiu. hit an Impasse over an olil allied troiftole spot—'Albania. H')th liussla atul Franco insisted thnl A'binta be allowed lo lake- purl, In any kltul of consullalke and information hody of small nn- lions set up lo parallel the 11!^ Four German treaty thaflhiK. The United Stales and Britain obj vied Jusl as strenuously. The lilt; Four revealed lhat to- nelhcr tliey licld nearly 2000.001 Gelinaiis as prisoners of wnr oul- sldi' Germany. Nenrly half, or Dfltl.CCO, were In Russian hands. Probably a urcnl many more Ger- "iiin prisoners are fhehiy held by Ihe vlcloi's, In iiddltlon lo those accounted for In the figures re- Irnsi-u by the foreign ministers. Still 1stle.s for,the Soviet and Ilrltlsh zones ol aannnnv. Poland and lor- mcr Mi'/t snlelille countries In EaHl'.'rn rcnrcpe were not published Hrrlpiise ol tho lonn sozrcl Soviet llt'Ure:i (liii'liJK Ui'c nlHlil nave the worlil for the first time n ff-lrlj uiunirehensive picture of the fate of Germans ciiptured durini; war. SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Truman Assured Of Co-Operation By Greek Leaders daughter nn<! son. went lo Boy,!-:-, month amounted lo <3!>8G<HO ... ville early Thursday afternoon to nlmos: a million dollars more than oe wilh her mother. the same month in 1946. Author of Books for Children To Gather Material in Missco Lois Len.'ki. writer of children's bocks and winner of the 19-1.3 Newberry priz: for her hook. Strawberry Girl, is expected to arrive in Blylhcvillc next week to visit vari- en.s farms in this vicinity for U>e purpose of weaving a stor'y for the nation's children out ol cotton farming. Mis.s Lcnski. wiio has written many sectional 'oooks for children. will fpsnd most ol her time visit- inn among Inim families pruhcring information for her new book. Children of Mississippi County's :hools became interested in Miss "collon'' story. Miss I.enski nr.vpt- cd the invitation arni is sclHxhilccl to arrive in Blytlicvilie Tuesday. •Miss IxNiFki. who never has seen a cotton field, will .ic escorted over the county by children from indifferent grade schools in this vicinity. A f rrr M:ss fj"ri?ki received h.?r loiter of invitation from Miss Monaghan, she lias 'o-cn corre- rponding with several school children in Blytheville. Students at the i d . i tirr M'lti ^ccictT^t •! - ........... ^" ,«""•<• i .school keiit Miss AHKANSAS-Partly cloudy and paring i"s S ^tio,^ f'^ oL'"' 1 " 1C " i , lrtm1 of Mississippi Counly's 1 Lcnski in r 0 rnicd about their fa- few showers In south portion. I unit b™em< ; i, ^^ com,°^H f?,V f °? 1 " OCrr "" P in >«-"tcd in Mlsslthcr's crops, how they were pro- Snow flurries fend colder in North! 77 in lanua , : eora !>aiert with [I.enski's regional books and « I grossine and step by step cotton portion today. Partly cloudy and! The ^cl'vil'es of Mm ni n r ' ' sl f '-! ;lac ' e l»'Pil «l Central eradcj JarrniiiK. conlinuecl cold tonlRlil and fiui'-| erf." • m ,T ei-ts ™i rt -n '£ ^ "' Ros(>nin| V Monanhan. -wrote! M-, r ..... k |. wllos ,> nonic i, ln <lny. - rnnel • ,f M -•- • r'? 11C '" lllp , Mlss I'™**!. invit!n K her lo come Connecl!cul, will spend approxl- rnl.i.lj nf M l: .r,i.v,ipi), Cntinly |lo Mia,r,,i| pi County anil wrilr .vnutrlv (*,. w, .-I: ; n TOvtiVville. Stocks Show Up-Trend in Late Trading NEW YORK, Murch 15—(tlP> — HLtjcks steadied loday afler nn early decline hurl bronchi Ihe list ro within n jracllon of Ihe year's lown. TrFidlnn wns very dull because of nneerlalnlles over Ihn foreign slt- vifitlon nnd K nvcrnm eni efforls to stem Ihe rise In Bruins. Grains cns- ed nl their opcnnii;. snnppctl back sharply, nnd then moved IrrcBii- Inrly. cotton /utiircs were narrowly mixed. UlKhcr priced ttorks rcnlr.lered I'.-sse.s of one lo Iniec polnt.i but the general llsl held to a narrow rut. steels performed belter than other groups on the rccors nrac.*- hme (ji)erallons eiirrcnllj- renorled. H'-'hlehem wns film Ihrouuh the -horl session. Muinr.s met. support after tin early selbnck. Rails were easier but dull. Utilities had enough iorers lo send their average to » new in 17 low. A LOOO-slinrc block of Warne r l^rotlK-r.s nletwcs sent lhat Issue in'o top place on vnhitne. H rtiual- I'd Its low at- 1T> oft 1-8 nnd fnnn '•:nne bnek lo the prevlon-; clor.r ConimnnwpaUh f.: RoulllRrn. ntao active, had a :t,000 share block a'. :t-I-B iinehai!!<e<I. 'Oiirlni; Ihe t'.vo hours of trartlns. new jnws were made by Allls Chalmers. Chesapeake ,t Ohio. Distill' rrs uorp.-Seai;r;ims. Tntrriiiillonnl Telephone, IiiKersoll-Rnnd. .lohnr.- M.invtlle. Cilenn L. Martin, I'llblick- er Industries, standard Oil (N.J.) nnd Brown Shoe. Mrs. Ben Qverfon, Former BlytlicYille Resident, Dies Funeral servicrs for Mrs. Jar.in Overtoil, widow of Ben Overtun and n former resident of Blytnrvilie, were held Sunday at Corning, where she hail made her home Ihe past few years. She [s .siirvnvecl by n sisler. Mis. Lily Henson and a brolher. Osi:ar Turntr, Imlh nl Lllbonrn. Mo., one r-on. Nrwl Lawrence ol Corning, and three daughters, Mrs. Kuby Myers of Fnsl Pralrlr, Mo, und Mrs. Susie MrGlolhcn and Mrs. Jack Fcign- son. Ixith of niythevillc. Would Aid Greeks in M,,,Ti,,irTV7 """ lemvc(l iisMiirinrcca of cooperation m ihu United blalcH j.ropoK.il lo ni<i • (Jrccc-o from bo'tli''this fil ' K.^ l L'"_ C! " t "'"' _t'U! opposition party l n the Gr«ek parlinmenl. In a slalement made publld"by' Hie While House. Mr. Truninn (Hs- closed he hud recelvc.-<t "wurm antl nppreelalive messages" from i»lh I'rliiic Mlnlsljr D, Maxlmoi imil from Themlslocles flophoiills, lender of Ihe parUunicmary opposition. "These Iwo statements," Mr. Tru- mun said, "bear witness to the Met Dial all of the Greek parliament Including; Iho opposition as well as those parlies now represented in the coalition cabinet, are prepared 16 I nno[ieralc unreservedly with Ihe United states government in h-1 ttesire lo nsslsl Qrecec in-rcslofkiViL Ihose buslo conditions of cconomisi slnlMllly and internal order whioii will allow Iho Greek people lo build their future in peace and security." The President culled upon Greek rebels to accept "wllh confidence the iimnesly which the Greek cov^ lho." ll! ". t IK cxtcll<l!r ' B to "" 'ekbept' common law," ' ' Tin- While House nnnotmccmenO was nnidi- ,,s senators plannetl tol ucliirfe the iidmlnlslrtillon willi questions about what projeclcd aid. lo Qrrcco ami Turkey means to |.ii'c future of Iho Untied rtales. .Seiuile In Itciicw Hcqiic-.st The questions were being framed 'il (he Invitation of Chairman Ar-' ['nn- n. Vandcnbcrn, R., Mich., of he Foreign Helatlons Commiltee. He will put them before administration spokesmen nl public henr- \\Vff, on lh« President's $100.000,000 miut'Kt In halt the spread of Com- I nuiiihm In the Near Easl. I Hophiills, lender of the'parliamen- tary oiniusllion committee, nssur-.-tl hl« PreslilL-nt Triimnn outlines plans for u. S. action In Greek crisis liofore an extraordinary Joint cession of Congress. He nsked for -(0(1 million dollars lor uld to Greece utul Turkey. On itistriim behind HID chief Executive Is Ihe j Ml . .i-v,;,,.,,,. ,,,.,, President of Ihe Senate, Scinilor! tn i'c-" r n ", clci ' l>est ' Rriu !i Hide for ihe asslslanco which ihe President proposed foi "Tilt: asslslanco of Slates and your wise Arthur Vnndciibcry. 1'HOTO) , (NBA TF' l 1 'Voices of Soviet Criticize Truman United States' Move to Rescue Greeks Alarms Russians LONDON. MARCH 15. (U.P.i— The Soviet press mid radio fired another heavy, barriiue at Prc'«- tienl Tn'unan's foreign |»ll:y today, describing It as an aggressive effort to dominate Gn-ece and Turkey. Prnvda, the Cointnunlsl Pnity ir.wspii|>ci- In Moscow, stnled Ejo- i-lel oiiposllion to Mr. Truman's <i|:e;ch In termr. alinosl itIciiLI.:ul with Ihose used by I/.veslla Frldav. The comment was l;ro:i<Icnst by Ihe Moscow rnillo. "II would not harm Trutiinn to ponder Ihe fact llial In present conditions nllcmplK to carry out any plans for world domination arc Inevitably doomed to failure," •I'ravdii snld. "The history of Ihe r-:rcnl years [irovc.s Ihis tntttl forcibly. Truman's slalcment shows that tin- jireseni .'caders of Anicrlcrii poi'iy have not learned Ihe correct lessons ol hislory." Pmvtla ncciisi'd Mr. Truman ,r.[ distrgarilij'ig the Unit :tl NaltO!v;, usin.; Ililleriic methods In justifying American expansionist "policy nnd niarOdng Ainorirau int'.n- llons by a show of benevolent". '"Ihe program ... inrnns N. Y. Cotton open high M.ir 1M07 28:>3 Miiy 3455 July 31-lli Cct anon Dec 2802 3456 3258 2089 2875 low 2803 3416 3225 M33 2845 Greece. 1 ." Ihe United •> ....,*, advice condemning the extremes of Iho night and Left and recommending a policy of, toleration will also contribute I am sure, '-•••• - • ' of Circ« •"• f'rlr.td Trlnnnif._ cornlnjj nit) haa "reVTv™ „_. of all of us and Ims' cohvinceu • us that liie llmo Is no lonkei: far when CJ(;cece, free from nil trinis, will re- gain'her position among the happy and peace-loving democracies of the world." , •'.] .. •• (The (exlx of the Gltilemehts wei-u made public by the While House while Presldonl Triiaon Vacationed nt Key west, Fin., after his message lo Congress proposing the aid program. ', U. S. ersto Discuss Jews na- fact the liquidation of tin liona] independence or Gri.ej :he KIO:K ImiHisltion vif Anurijnn <Iotnlnat.!oll." it snld. "Obviously thr- idea of model ni'/.ati-\i in -i m- SUCCE3S, N.'Y., ' March ...,„,,—The next s lep In Britain s plan lo brln.. [he Palestine Issue before the Uniled Millions may ije taken next week by the British and American foreign ministers 1n Moscow, informed sources snld'tb- They s ald Ilritlsli foreign inlri- iMcr Krnrsl Kevin planned lo'con- fer informally wilh Secrelary 'ot ..bl.ilo George C. Marshall' on the iiileslme problem during liitrrri'jj- "> slons in Ihe Ijig FOU,- lorclsn mln- is, cis' discussion:!. Jievin wants to end tile United "-"'W licsllatloti about how the i problem should lie-placed before u,e UN. of thc V o've" on.S e *«••- Ihe unilcd atate.s mil United Nations and pta turn lo ,. the e, he rm n , '" ~ ° ' ASS=111 " : '- nic.vsnce mentiont'd the Uinlevl Nn- lions. bnl he evidently required Ihrse references only lor Ihe purpose of disowning Iho United 'Nations, despite the cxlstln • obliga- , - tions towards this orfjanixatlon by which Die American liovnlnnent 'is b0 p"nvcl-i -.aid Ihe Am " J'cvin was reported anxious lo (rive Marshall personally that clarification. The outcome of the Bevln-Mar- shall lalks was likely to becoms evident here before" U becomes r public in Moscow especially IT the British foreign secretary decides — inn- "" lh ° bssls 0( " lc consultaUons— elgn interests." Debate on Portal Pay To Delay Lilienthal Vote WASHINGTON. March 15. (UPi —The Senalc today planned lo slvc p.'iorlly Monday lo legislation o>n- Inwing $0,000,000,000 in portal p.\y claims over Ihe conlroverslal David E. Lllicnthal nomination. The GOP leadership said U considered the portal pay Issue could cc disposed of speedily while Lllien- thal's nomlnallon lo be head of (he .^^ ' announced Iheir Intention to hand i the case to the UN. Spots closed J501 d'.-\Mi D. close 3810 .1454 3255 .._ „.. ^ , ltnll ul 2345 'Pecleral Atomic Energy Commission 2805 >--•->- The heart lien ntom is °< tllc hcilv -v hydro- ailed n deuteron. provoke prolonged probably would debalc. Democrallc senators, meanwhile, planned a last ditch fight lo limit thr. pnrtnl pay ban lo past claims. Funeral to Be Conducted Sunday for C. C. Wadley Funeral services Cleveland Wadley. for G r o v c r 62, who died yesterday morning at his home, -. N'orih Sixth, -will be held tomorrow nlternon. 2 o'clock, al Coib Funeral Home. Tlie Rev. P. W. Nash, pastor of First Church of tho Nazsrene, will conduct the services, and biirir.l will be made In Maple Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers selected include Arch Linrlscy. Allen Moody,.Silas'Need- ham, Columbus Elmore, Ben Ham- ncr nutf Winfleld Mick.'

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