The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 20, 1947 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 20, 1947
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VOL. XI,III—NO. Biychevllle Dally Newr Blythevllle Courier BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS — THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST wi« H r,ni,i ^**^ Hlvihevllle Herald Mississippi Valley Leader AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI SouthHighway 61 Near East Loans Area Undergoes To Further Cause Industrial Boom With nearly a halt-mile of spur trucks placed i-eomllv in the industrial area SouUi of the city limits am] K;'sl ,',{ lliglivvny (il, it is disclosed today that at least lour HIvLlie- vile business linns are planning plant expansion which will result in an expenditure of more than $200,000 in the Considerable building has been done in thc area in spite of material shortages, and much more activity is expected by late Spring or early Summer. 1!ie Blytlicville Development Company, a subsidiary of the Lee Wilson Company, has been selling industrial sites to thc individuals and companies intending to erect new buildings in the area. The Ri:s.s-ell Phillips Traitor Company and thc Johnson Concrete Block company are already located in ihe area. .Managers ami owners of thc Missco Implement Company, .loe Atkins Machine Shop, John C. McHalicy and Smis Monu- inenl Con:p:iny and \\Vis Butane Gas Company annaunce thai Ihcy will erect buildings there. . Construction has begun on the 'building ihiU will house thc Missco Implement Company, Pab;r White ol O:ceola, spokesman lor the concern anncunced. The foundation for the ICO by 2CO foot building has been poured v with levelinv! and grading expected 9 lo ke romweled in Ihe near future. •Approximate cost ol the building has been set at S53.CCO Mr. White stated. The John C. M:Hant-y nnd Sons M-.nuiKcm Company is planning to erect a plant and office building in Ihc area. John c. MrHaney. co- owner of thc company said. An ali-stccl structure 75 by 100 feet building which will house the plant will be erected al an approximate cost of sa: 0:0. A 20 •by 40 feet brick or slone veneer offire bMitdinu win front the plant, Mr. MrHancy stated. A 100 by 150 foot building that will be the future home of the Joe Atkins Machine Shci) is under construction with work progressing as rapidly as can be expected, it was announced by Joe Atkins, owner of the firm. Mr. Atkins said he was planning to build a warehouse to the rear of his new machine shcp os soon as building material becomes more- ptrnfrfrir.-'- 1 •- .~~~ ' -' 'Approximate cost of these two 'buildings -will run between SiO.OfJO and S80.CCO. Mr. Atkins said. Rutanc Firm (Flans Expansion The Weis Butane Gas Company will erect storage tanks and a bulk plant in the sub-division at ar S ap proximate cost ot $20.000. according to R. c. Weis of Wheatley owner of the firm. Thc bulk plant, which will be appn Kiniately 75 by ICO-foot n dsminsions. will house Ihe com pany's equipment with thc present location oh West Muni Street to be used as a business office only Mr. Weis stated. E'rcc-tion of the storaqe tanfc= and bulk plant would double the company's storage and enable the- linn lo provide 'betler facilities foi its patrons in the' Blytlicville vi- tinily as soon as those facilities become available. Mr. Weis addsd W. L. Itcpi:r, .general viKCiit here In.- tbc Cotton Bell Kail- niii'l slated lhal approximately 2IOD feet (if .sjiur tracks JIHVC bren laid in Ihc new area al an approximate cost of S?0,090. Side tracks leading from tr.e main spur to thc future sites of . r the various concerns have been \ laid for thc purpose of handling freight, Mr. Roper reported. S. Missco Pyshes Red Cross Drive Osceola District Needs Nearly $3000 to Put County Over Quota With thc North Mississippi County Red Cross drive over its goat, interest in this cmnpai K ,i hir, become centered on activities in the South end o; the county where to dale SM<iu.25 have Mrs. Mike in Os;eola. been collected, leaving yet to be obtained. Partial returns from Nailin, drive chairman ... „.. show that $2340.24 have bee.-) tributed In that city, nccoraiiiij lo a report today from Lloyd GutUev, South Mississippi County fund chairman. From outlying communities. 51320 have been collected t;i dale. In an effort lo speed ivur.lotlon of Ihe campaign in this dhiria drive leaders loday urged all chairmen In South Mississippi County to submit reports of collcciiun thn= far by Saturday. Mr. Ootlley's report showed the following returns from Osccula drive workers and contributors: 1. L. Liiul- sey, S446: Joe Appiebaum. 1135- D N. Morris, 5390: Clyde Bacnaiinii 5169.50; Fred Smilh. siCl.iifl- Monroe Maxwell. $115; Vernoii Aston S165: Dane Fergus. S147.50; Brn Bm- , . ler Jr., S340; Federal compress Hai'l'y Harolo lolui Of World Peace Acting State Secretary Urges Approval of $400,000,000 Grant WASHINGTON. March 20-iUPl —Acllni; secretary of stati- li.-an Aclieson said loday that he could see -no possibility" (hat I'resi lent Truman's Greek-Turkish aid uro- 'aiu .vould lead lo war wi;h Rus- fn testimony before the House Foreign Affairs Committee, he itave tils opinion on the bljj question that lias been on American minds. Replying to a pointed question from Rep. Mike MansfieHI. I}.. Mont,, as to whether Ibis new foreign policy would lead to war. heson said: 'No. I was Koine lo sny Ihcrc is no possibility H would lead lo war. I don't sc e iiow It could lead lo war. By strciielhenin.; ihe forces of democracy and freedom and their economies \ve do n great deal to eliminate a situation and lo reduce friction between great powers." Mansfield's ouestton did not specify with which country the Unit- en' states might become Inched in but it w as obvious from AcTic- son's previous references to Communists and lo "countries North of Greece" that Mansfield had Rusia in nund. Acheson T s appearance before Die Hnuse r-ominillec opened Ihc achnitiisll-alinn-s campaign for a llrograni winch wonlil embark the ctmnlry o n a lirantl new foreign policy :is packed >dlh porlcnls as any step in its hislury. Committee UJinlnnjij) Charles A. Eaton set the tone of the hearing with t!ie assertion that the proposed policy would effect for good or ill not only our own country but (he entire world." Aclieson said flatly that collapse ot circ-cce and Turkey would un- 'cash a torrent of Communism leading lo totalilarlan dictatorship in the Middle East. He told the committee that president Truman's proposed $400.- OOO.OOn anti-Comnumist. campaign to aid Greece and Turkey with cash and arms was of profouny importance to the entire world. Asserting that neither any other country nor the United Nations City Attorney In Hot Springs Indicted, Too r im, **i-oi, ^]llc f)j tllO st HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. March 20. Main soulh to Ihe allcv «UP .--The fpscially-called Garland raking is permitted ' onlv County GrancT Jury was in ™™.;c •--- - - S100; Coca-Cola Boltling Co.. S1B7S- and Mr. and Mrs. Dean Hatcher. 55 Prom outlyini; conmiunili=3 iliive chairmen listed have turned in UK following amounts: Stillmn-. H T Bonds, S151: Pecan Point R'C Branch. 5150; Keiser Mr; Dunavnnl. $278: Grider, Ohlendorf. S240; Dyess. Hay „„,,„. „.„..., II01 - lll<: ulml:u ,, OL1UI1B sion, si«; victoria. Mrs. A. M. Roe- •;*« able to step effect've.'.y tnf.ri the rance 12 $ioo nd Driver ' c ' harlcs LOT- Midolc' rJaSlefn~crls'ls': 1 Ache5bri'said Coiinnunitics from which no u-- ports have been received y«t arc Wilson. Luxora' Joiner. FrcnMi- man's Bayou, Bassett. We.« RidKC Etowah, Dcnwood. WhiUo-i and Marie. N. Missco Figure Craws Additional contributions reporl-d here loday boosted the Rtri Cro"=s drive another $135.75 over ili-> North Mississippi quota, bringing trip total to date to S10.498.48. With 5435 reported on hand LeachviIlD collections, under the direction of Wayne Taylor, totaled S-iM.75 in the final remitUnc" An additional $100 was turned i n by Mclvin Halsell and AUc-i Pie!- ard from collections of suburban retail organizations and an->th.->r five dollars came in from the First Ward. New Pavement On Railroad Open to Traffic The West lane of Railroad Strcel between Main nnd Ash street* was- opened to traffic today on the completion of paving "oj) -unions' on the block-Hiii- sir'in. Parking space,? slanted at a 30- dcgrce angle to leave a wide-- traffic lane that the ordinary ".15-1;?- grce spaces, have 'been marked or. the west side of the street from . . - - - ----- reccs5 'Ins area and loday until 9 a.m. Friday after a will be placer! "no park'.'i;' 1 " signs along ;ho 'busy week in which bri'oci'y chaises lv , lf h lnr-v-'"^7ViU "^""i • , ,vere Me:! against Mayor Leo Me- ,,'"f 10 ^," 1 " 1C Wcst s "'° of '" c R^nrt. a ' ld City AU ° rnCy ^ "'i'Thta Both the danger Hot S, mayor and tlie city attorney '.vere nrrestcd r.nn' both immediately . made bond and were released. Thc Engineer joe Carney portion will be kept open for loading- operations ;jf tax-cars shunted to the -,p.iv Irack in the South half of the street. It wns emphasized tint "no- the time to act is now. "Greece is on the verge of eco- r.omlc collapse," he said. "Indeed, it would collapse If it didn't expect liein irom the United States." Such a collapse, Aclieson said, would set off "a chain reaction" ol Cnmmr.nist uprisings that would engulf both Turkey and Greece. And collapse of those countries, he added, would have n \vorld-wi^? effect because they "are the links between the East ana West." What happens in (hose Two threatened countries. Achcson said, will be watched with "deer? concern throughout the vast area from ihe Dardanelles to thc china Sea." Must "Rescue the Weak" This country. Aclieson toH (he Sec MOSCOW on I'aL-o 5 Half Moon Farmer Dies in His Home; Funeral Tomorrow Funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon. 2 o'clock, for John Poke, 77, who dicil this morning at his home near Half Moon. Rites will be at Ihe Inimanu™! Baptist Church at Half Moon with the Rev. T. J. Richardson.' pastnr, oiriciating. Burial will be at Dog- v.'ood Ridge Cemetery. He is survived by a daughter. Mrs. Eula Blankenship, of R-plcy. Term.: a son. N'col Poke of Crystal. Texas; a sister. Mrs. Lena York of Kcnnctt, Mo., and brother, Joe Poi-c ol Half Moon. Cobb Funeral Home is in charge. State Provides Maintenance of in Manila Governor Ben Laney. yesterday grand jury charged them with ac- Parking" regulations will ho in cf-] s ' ig ". Cf! a bill giving the American cepting money from thc operators feet on Ihe Hast side of the re-' ' ; ' of seven gambling houses and fro.n opened lane auction stores antf taxicab companies. The new tenn of Circuit Court opon.s Monday, but Ihcrc was no indication loday whether thc trials fcr either MrL'atiglilin or Rowland will be set for this term. Additional indictments are ex- Radio Comedians Called Before U. S. Grand Jury CHICAGO. March 20. fUP>— S:ib- jienas will be issued for the ipprai- .iiii!i[it,i.ii. >L,u..^b>i.*.»*.7 "«v -•-• once of movie comedians Bud Ab- petted when the grand jury mc=ts, bolt and Lou Costello oefor- a tomorrow. j grand jury to testify abMit their alleged losses of 885,000 in 7i-:i.- bling with Michael ilhe Greek' Potson, Chicago gambler and uij;ht club operator, assistant v. S. Attorney Joseph M. Solon announced Solon sr.icl the grand jurv would convene about April 1. and that ii» may issue Ihe suupenas lo.- Abl'-ott and Coslello today. I-egion at Manila a $1500 approprln ticn for the Herman Davis Memorial park, it was aiiii..innccil. The American L?4:»ii is lo be custodian of the fuivi nnd will sjjontl the money lo beautify the park, n memorial to the citizens of Manila who made thc s iprcmc sacrifice in World Wir 1. A»KA,NSAS._T11UUSI)AV, MAIUUl 1>0, HM7 Bellhop Confesses Storting Fire _S1NGI,E COl'IKS FIVE CENTS Physician Killed by Train At Grade Crossing Nearest Luxora Business Section Germany's Coal Sought by French A Ncsro bellhop yesterday coiifc.vscd lo offlcc'rs In Clarks/iale Mlfs., that ho starlcd the fire which is shown us It rased through tin- four-story Hotel Alcazar Sunday in the Mississippi city and spread to- four adjacent business concerns. The suspect, Caesar .stuki-.s. liikl officers that lie was drunk and smartmr; from a reprimand Iroin im- hotel mananci. iNEA Tclcphoto.) Blood Plasma Clinics Planned For Blytheville ,and Osceola To obtain for Mississippi County a central bank of blood plusinn, il blood plasma clinic will be held here April 9 and in O.sceolu Ijic- following day. Dr. J. E. Ueasley, president of Ihi- Mississipp Connly Medical Society, said loday. : Sponsored here by the Mi.;sl5-;if>|)i County Medical Society. :he blond plasma progrnm is helm; carried on throiitshout Ihc state by ihe University of Arkansas School of Medicine, which furnishes the mobile units which are on hand at ".ich clinic. ^The Lions. Kiwanis and Rotary- Clubs here have been contacted a.'ld responses from a number >f vnlun leers have been received. Dr B ley said. "However, to till th Api-il 9. \.,}it}t th Kx mo lie in Blythevillc lo ( the North end of thc count/ necessary lhat more Individual; vol- IK unleer," Dr. Bea.sley staled. The mobile- unit will be in Ox:- Indianola, Miss., MenHereonTour Visitors Register Keen interest in Farms, Industries, Too ^ ,v Timrlrig North Mississippi Conn- iluii- , 'y 'Ma:-- to inspect in;rlt:ullur c and 'iidustry devclopmeni In lliis •e n uroup of in Indianola, planters and businessmen :nllHg that town nn ( i its icr of Commerce. r (I. Trice, spokesman for Ihc proup. said they wanted to sec ."what the rest of the world was doing nnd if this section had s-jine- Ihing Indianola hadn't." „ „ Mr - Trice pointed out lhat there assey of Osceola will be in charge I ) l ' ns " mlltc n w t ot similarity i )t - arranRcments for the clinic there ' twccn Mississippi Counij- and the ~ " Tndianola area, vvhih- that area doesn't produce as crcai „ .Miybean =rop as docs thi s county, cotton Is also the major agricultural com- Bidault Refuses to Make Concessions Pending Fuel Deal ul Dl'. •1:10 this Route Home all on Osceola Patient ilson, of l.nxovii, WHS ]<ill(.,| jiisliimly wlu'ii his cnr wus .struck oy ;i last, 'Wit tniin nl a i-nilroiul crossiiiif in Georgia Factions Still Wrangling Control of Party Machinery at Stake Among Democrats ATLANTA. March 20 — (UP, - C'Ov. M. E. Thompson today denounced his puslcu predecessor. ,..,„,„,; , 5 n „,„,„ „,, „.„„ ittriiuni lalmadi-e, ,,.s a boiler noin the North with n house obslructin | Dr. linilMMi, who «•«« In the cat' |al-.iu>, was returning (rom n call _ I In asccoln in Da- t|ji ln „; ;(„, flC . MOSCOW, March 20 — lUPI - ' ' :l11 '"" r<ireli!ii Minister Georges Illdiiult I"UI the IIIK l-"\mr contcrence loday l!':it France will refuse (o urircc lo plan of unllled C'.eiinan eco. tiiilcss she Is Kiinrnntccrl sup-" lilies of (.U'rnian coal. lllduiill made plain In the Council of I'oreij-n Minsters thai Fiance f.-. iKliiitinnl In her demands for us a prompdslte lo any Hi;rceiiii:iit tm fii-rumuy's economy. l-'rance's posllinn, he reiterated, tlim Oerumny shoiild ship coal to be used In turnlnR i-Venrh Iron inlo steel rather than rcvertUm to pre-war practice Of shippini; l-'reneh Iron lo the German Ruhr Cor steel prndllctlim. France takes the position '(lint (ii'imnny's sln-1 production Is I lie y lo her war-iiinklim potential , „,-.,.,„,„ „, u ,,and will resist any effort lo revive and Senate ,,l noon I his basic oorimi,, industry ntonc i Th 0 while primary bill ill-signed . ie--*nr lines , t 0 |, nr Nc R ropji fro in vollny in Di-m- Ilidaiilt's liiesenlntlon was made ocrntlo prlmnrlcs nns passed r,cv p us the foreign ministers deputies "rai weeks HBO and signed bv Tal- flumpfd back Into the laps of Ihctr • mudlto. ch.iefs Ihc queslion of what voice '.lie smiill niittons .shall have In the Cii-nmni treaty. Abdul the only piiint O n w'.ilch (lie deimtics nKi-ccd was Hint there (.hoiiW b e established some kind of consul'.allve committee represenl- l.'is 18 or HI S mnll nntlons. Hut Just which stales would win places on liie coiiiiiilltcc was undeleinltlled . „ u ,, lu ., U y , was the means by which the while primary bill" but did not fil- married li veil- the one Tnlmudgc had enact- ' ed. He snld the Talmadge bill strips tlic Georgia code of every prlmnrv eUctlon ln«- and woulil allow fraud nnd stolen eleotloiy-"t'6 'run nun- imut." i He v tol<r the assembly thai his , I lie Dcmocrall,; jmriy. promised to wrest control or the pnrty Iroin Tiilmndije and his followers, -i.,,: Mrongly hinted he would veto a recently enacted white: primary bill. Thompson uu\de his promise ot a house cleaning In au addres,i u> n Joint session of the Gcorulu House Hut this bill and some ISO other measures became Invalid ycstcr- dav when the Sta(c> supreme Court ousted Tnlmiulgo and eli!vale<i I, I. f.iov. Tliomlitioh to be chief exucu- livo. All bills passed durlim the I'inc nnd nnc-half weeks of the Accorciliiif to Deputy sheriff Iler- uinii .S]>icer, .who Invest lijuted ihe accident. Dr. 'Hudson evident))did n<u sec I be train unlll 11 was on lute to slop his car ua lire l»'nts were visible on tho Pavement ivhcrc Im hud uilcmnlcd I" Tills falallly was Die foiirtli at its liliul ai Iho sann: rrnsslnj in tin- past lw<> years, .Mr. Hplccr. hjid. The cro.sslns i s u blind one Inuu !Uj- view from I hi:, direction. 'tile body was. carried 105 feet "v tin- Impact, and wreckage of tho automobile, a 1041 iluick, was .shewn some 75 or 85 feet down .hi- truck. Mr. -mid. N O coroner's inquest was held, a-, death l)y ucclrtamnl means was ovUlont. ""Vu near MIddleton, Tcnn., be was the son of Hie late Robert B mill Jean Poner Hudson of Mld- illntnn. Ho reeeK'cd his irro-m.xll- ral training n l rvccd-Ilardcmiin Medical School.. Henderson; Term.. "ml was a graduate of Tuliine Lnlverslly. New Orleans, mid tho University of Tennessee' nt Kno-ville. ' " Qla for a plasma clinic April ID at a ur. L. D place lo be announced M y of The clinic here will be held i,t Ihe office of Ihe County HcidiSi Unit. "Anyone desiring to rjive oil- Dim of blood should contact the Health Unit or call :)102 and leave " 1O(I % H'cre, he said their name." Dr. Bcasley said. Volunteers will be notified in advance of the time to report lo thc clinic he added. , P. D. Foster, Hlvthcvillc- cotton broker, conducted the croup on then- lour of North Mississippi County. They planned lo cover this halt of the county with a prc-'j- abk- visit to Kcnnetl. Ma, lor a any ncedv pal.ienl. . plasma will be furni- n"d 'Hie without charge t the county in need of ment. any uati-nt In such ticnt- Dr. Uoaslcy pointed out Mi;-.t \'.is- h^he >i .-t.?r i \ tJ: , iS , r)nC( '' f UlC ! ™ >°<* »t'n.."kli,TcouVuy' will len-ive nnc unit of plasma iu be ceola. Tliev n'anncd to rrtiiin to used as any physician sees til for i Indianola ibis :,fir,™m?,. Coinincnlms this mon:i:-. K n n what the srouj) bad .seen of Mississippi County. Mr. Trice saul: "We arc very cnUuisiaslit: about what we have seen, particularly in reference to your vegetable crops. piurkinj; plants and versatile tarin- Tl-.e group's tri^ was yponstircd. he said, by the agricultural airi industrial committees of Ihe Imii- anola Cliairjiier of Commeice. Others in the ^njtip were William Hicks. A. A. Coleman, nert Gardner. Herman Al-)Dre Jr.. v. A. Johnson. J. C. !!aird Jr.. George Blum. Robert While." Cordon Oe- Ment, Henry Lowery. Robert Bin::"ham. RoOcrt Barnott. A. H. R-id, •P. E. Morris. M. Harm-It. M. M. BickeU and P. G. Dat:;o:i. Glee Club Members Sing tor Kiwanians Three members of the Blyt.hc- vill High gchool glee club. Misses Slar.v Ann Parks. Mary LDII Joyner and Rosemary Johnston, furn- ised a song program for Ihc \vcek- Iv niwtiiip of thc Knva-.ii.; club . •-i 1 . Hotel Noble yesterday noon. i. . ^ , ThQ trio sang Ivvo mv/iibers. "In- |\j y ilian Maiden and "Aivi'.vcrsary Soup." Miss Parks sang a solo en- litied "Summertimes". Mar OUCM.S present, wers. J. Nick M, ( y . '.'.'. Thomas, visiting KiwaniaM from July Hopkinsvillr, TCy., an<l ]ir, ('harle? Oct. . '.'.. C ' lai "' . J)lT, . open J800 '. 3451 3250 . 2MS liiph low 281 a 2800 3455 3135 32,58 3240 2nsfl 2934 2803 3-117 3356 2EH7 N. Y. Stocks 2 p.m. Quotations A T & T Atner Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Sleel Chrysler . ..' Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central lilt Harvester North Am Aviation Kepnblic steel .. Radio '. Socony Vacuum Studcbakcr Standard of N J Texas Corp Packard U S aiu-1 91 93 :ir> 1-8 58 7-8 , r i7 [..» 17 5-8 S2 I') 1-8 27 3-4 fl 7-8 H 1--1 ?l 1-3 <i5 1-2 51 1-4 (i 1-? 71 .!•! Little Fellows Due Biggest Tax Reduction WASHINGTON. March 20. IUP, ---Republican members of Ihe HOUV Ways and Means Commitcce lod.-iv agreed tentatively to give laxpi'yeis In Ihe lowest income bracket n 28 per cent cut. The 20 per cent ml would npplv only to those with net income of Sl.OOO or less. Prom $1,001) [ n SM.I 000. Ihc cut, would be ?0 pc- ce it Wavs and Means Chairman irir- olrt Knutson. R.. spoivor of Hie original plan f or „ 20 per cent cut for everyone, said tho Re n ,i,- licaii members of the coii:iT:itte,- would meet again this aftrrno™ tn attempl t« reach a final agreement il agreement is reached :!-" OOP members of the Ways aiirl "MI-;,,,•, Committee will take their rio'wal lieforo the House Republican Steering Coiniiilttec to get that nroup's .»., >,.,,.„,„ tll . tl< .- u , ;1 , , L . ,,, r(L . reaciion to the revised tax cutting! tors, two to fill vacancies .>,, i-ucli program. I schoirt luiard. In Rosa. Walter IVr- mentcr wns elected to Ml) the r.\- ir UiU also WM 1 i Is- "e.WKi'tnc assembly thai his .,-!-.,...," IS siiDDofiors already l, R d two ptncr ,ii«»^r»»,,,«,;, ' '"'„,.„ 'ncasin-i-s pi'(ii!VOs-sTiig-ehroni,h*'-tiie coumiltlcc would present Us views to thc Big four. Vli-wr nf Small Nalluus SmiR-lit The deputies also ar-rred that there should be some means by wnlch the former enemy states should present their views. But thc procedure lo pute The basic disagreement nn who 51' .should be heard revolves nround Soviet Insistence thai onlv Stales which actually aided tn the fli-ht- | „ 'ill! against Gar-many should have a voice while Britain nnd the frnl.t- c<l States desire lo broaden Ihe list to include « number of nations which declared war on Germany bul df : j not cngngc In hostilities. Andrei Y. vlshinsky. Soviet delegate, said thai II h e uiuli.-T.ood UK. Western projiosala cor->-lly Ihcrc .p.lliht be as many as M'na- tions jiiibmlttliig views on thc German Lrealy. The deputies agreed lhal all states which declared war on Germany should have some means of nre.senllng iheir opinions but there '•'•a.-; no decision on whal disllnc- Hi-e r;i:ilaiANY on 1'agc s He was . Liixora'g only physician, Citui- ID i,iiMir;t In 11101 ?s:;;-v=,i==' ;; af-HESseS: •nioiiuison .aid he fnvorcd "a Lltuiscy of Meh,o!u s . "tfey wer" 1008. At the time of his death,. Dr.' Hudson was secretary ot Ihc ilsslppl County' Medlcni" Society^ > n past president O f the Liiixora Rotary club and past vice- president of the Mid-South Medical society.. He was a deacon In He Luxora Dnptlst. church. ft^fU,' 1 ?. tt-dlcli would Cli.-orgla of n white primary "that He referred to mejisures proposed c)"iy tills week In the Senate "(o Insure thc purity of all elections In Georgia" and "to provide for segregation of the races uf Iho polla Sec GXOKGM on Pago -I. Dress Shop Ready to Open On West Main "?>'. h«,•iesji-j? <mn .. —. .v^-L'-TTfiuck''^' L.UX- iissin-c om iind'a grandchildren. 'arrnngcincntii were In- cotnptclo today.' Cobh funeral Home l s In charge of arran^-i-mciUs. Laney Okays $33,900 for Vets Bureau Six Districts Submit School Election Returns Corn])tele rciums f:t>m c :>: inoit; school rli.strioLs rjarnlnK ciii-^c-tor.v rlccte<l Saturday and nassiii'.; Lhe IB-mill schon] lux levy ivrre rercivf<l late yesterday nnd today by Pliilij) Depr, coiinly supervisor or oflioril;. Only throe districts remai:; lo !)L^ heard from. Two districts elected fhr:e K-nuisnn told reporters thai if 1112 per cent c nt is aDprovcd for tax- r-iyei- o wliosc taxable imoni <'r,ts oni- <r,ts not exceed Sl.noo. the entire tax :-i- in Prop-am will cost .>,„ Ko ,. eminent atom S3.886.0W ODD levenne. Knulson's 2n p cr crnl , uro .,. Iward jiliiii would luivc co-1 <i 000.000. pired live-year term whil _ incnter and Richard were n.imi-ri to fill vacancies carrying ihree ami one-year terms, respectively. W. F. Miner was named t.i Boynuni school Ixiard for a year term v.ilh Porter Hyi\l Hie ive- nnd Negro Woman Convicted of Manslaughter i\ jury in the Osceola Dislri?t of thc Mississippi County Circuit Crnnt iri session in Osceola yesterday found Lucilc Pride. NeRro woman. uuilty <if manslaughter in coi-nection with Ihc death of another Ne^ro and she was given a live-year sentence in the state penitentiary by Judge Charles W. Light. Arthur Wallace, another Nccro. was on trial today on a nlurncr rharut- invoivinc 'lie death of .7ue Tavlor. Ncpro, and the case was cxpc:tcd to RO to Ihe jury during thc afternoon. 'A murder charge against Mary L~c Driven was dismissed on mo- of the district attorney yes- t-'Tii.K ROCK. Ark., March ao. 'U.P.l—rt 1,111 approprmtlnu 53;).- r.UO a year for the Arkansas Vel- PKIIIS' service Bureau was signed into l-iw Into ycslcrduy | )y c;ov. J3C(! LHt'.Cy. Laney's action ended much The Vofiue. a now women's dress shop, will open tomorrow al 2014 West Main, II w»s iiiinoimccci today by -Russell Campbell, owner. This store will handle women's' .speculation ;<s lo which "of (hree apparel exclusively, feaUirlnR Ju-1 vcti-inns- measures he would siuii mor nnd women's size dresses. • All three involved varii-u-; dcKrecs coals imd inintncry Mr. C;inir*)ell of expansion for thc bureau hut said. Mrs. O. C. Ounsky will b= n,<. |.wo others favorel lar.-cr '.'lv thc manager, he said. proprintions " " Concealed f lourrscent lixtmes imMitii,,, r,,,. ,>,„ . ,,, „ ' " provide indirect li B hth, K and the! J^^^ with "iMS was roundly Interior of the store has b:cn re- ' p.ilnled nnd redecoraled in' n cream nnd two-lone gray color schciue. 1 fee] that this end of town but wns roundly defeated. In tho lower chamber. In ih c si-ssion -, last days', however, th; House etc- punged the record nnd approved c<rMr."ciimi)iieli. lie is aiso"i>wivr [ hc lllrec "'easiu-.-s. leaving it up and operator ol Miss Wliltsltl's !° "' c B«vcrnor to uectde which Shop. needs a women's store," comment- case, the , for Mary floGge. who faces a murder charge as a result of thc death of Buck Booze, Negro, .surrendered the defendant, 'to thc and asked lo be relieved as Flu Epidemic Shows Signs Of Abatement The Inducnzn epidemic csnliiuivd lo cut r\ witlc path across Arknnsis lodny with more than 5,3(jfl cr.srs reported lo Ihe SUlc HenUh Dc- pnrtmcnt sincl classes dhtni^cc! in- hondMncn| de n n itcly in nl least six schnul sys- r.c -i i>mr- . _ bondsman. The place in jail efendant was H. A. Knight elected to vacated posts for lour- and two-year periods, respectively. Only contest in the thstiicU reported todny occurred al Dyes;, where Homer Williams defeated W. \Vir<: riicr" V "••""••> "i I'r.r-'igil! C. Youn!!. S. H. Hevllls na:n.- wi-s w.irs fli.cus.sncl re-instalement of: Ihe only one on the Bnrdolt- Inl- Mitioiial service Life InsiiriUic... 1 lot and he will serve a ilvc-voir a.-Ki otlir-r veterans affairs it their! term. A. T. Hat-simian was el"'led weekly nieetniR last nicht at the to Ihe Tomato school Ixiard for - Members or Hunt Lloy J2ii> o. tho veterans of' Wetenknmp cotloii . formal party inllnnvtl Iho business Co. An in- '• three-year ix-rlod and Iff \an* \v.r; the Shady Munitions Maker And Associate Face New Charges WASHINGTON, March -20— (UP) —Henry M. Garsson. \vho once headed ;i wnriimc munitions empire, and Joseph f?. Freeman, his Washington "front man," were indicted for perjury loday'by a federal mand jury. CiarsHjn and Freeman were cliarctvl with Riving perjured testimony to Use Brand jury on their b.i.sinc's dealings. 38-Degrec Low Reported Lowest temperature recorded here during last night was 38 dc- erers. in-cording to Tiobert t. liiii !<•< k, u[l'n'i:il weather nlisf-rvi-r. Signs of abatement of thc epidemic, however, were seen at ore or two places. Schools were re-cipened nt Magnolia, and In Burrtet'c. The two-week epidemic In Ihe Rogers area apparently has reached Us peak, and schools conlinu«d to operate with absenteeism tiiis ivtet; below that of last week. Latest schools to close wc<i- at Batesvllle. where between 750 and 1,000 cases were reported, A continued rise in nbscnl<?cism among school students resulted in dismissing classes al Ihe Augusta schools al noon yesterday. With the student body reduced by one-third due to illness, th; McCrory schools were closed Moiirtay and were sllll shut down loday. Schools and practically every form of public n.ssembJy were closed down in Monticello. Stcpliens and How. Health officials report fe«- (.ilnif- tles, and In general the flu Is of a mild type. governor to sjfjn. Anotlier bill RC'.lin-i il:-.s governor's signiilurc dealt with interdepartmental budget transfers. It will hnnrt over the anlhorii./ for l transfers from Ihe fiscal control to thc stato comptroller and state auditor. The third measure slt'iiecl allosvs issuance of revenue bauds by cities and towns desiring to (uiraiaso sur]ilu. f i government i>r"perty. President Flies Above Storm on Return to Capital -- . March 20. (UP) 'President Truman and his pirty had to rton oxygen marks briefly in their flight from florida yesterday when the Presidential plane cliirbrd to 17,500 feet to get above a si o, in. This was disclosed today b y White House Press Secretary Charles G. Ross, one of those i.baard Die plane which brought Mr. Trumai. back from a weed's vacation in Florida. Mr. Truman's plane is not equipped with a. pressurized cabin. But it carries individual oxygen masks tor use when Ihc plane is forced lo fly at high allitudes. In his first day back on the j:' 1 ), Mr. Truman devoted his attention to international and domestic problems. Censured LONDON, March 20 — rUPi -The House of Lords today approved a motion of censure against the Inbor srovernnient bv a vote of 119 M no Weather ARKANSAS — Cloudy to partly cloudy, cooler today and In South and Central portions tomgh',. Friday partly cloudy and slightly wanner.

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