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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XLVII—NO. 105 Blytheville 6«fi> l*ew§ Blythevitla Courier Mississippi Valley Leader Blythevills Herald THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OT AM*MM AMD BOVTMMOT MMOVM Farm Fund Cut Erased 4n New Bill Money for Soil Payments Wins Okay in House WASHINGTON, July 21.— (AP) — Informed Senators said today that $25,000,000 which Congress ordered President Truman to cut back in last year's farm program iias sprouted anew in the billion- dollar agricultural appropria- tion'bill for fiscal 1952. The lawmakers, who asked that they not be identified by name, told a reporter thi House probably passed the bill without knowing that it, in effect, reversed last year's order. The Senate Appropnanons Committee was expected to approve today its version of the measure. TMs also carries the topical S25.000.0-10 Senators said. The Explanation ( Q£ere is the way they explain it: TLast year, Congress voted some *36,000,000,000 to carry out regular government activities! But it directed Mr. Truman to save a half billion dollars of this by applying cute to certain departments and agencies. The President ordered a slash of $25,000,000 in the $282,500.000 "conservation and use" funds of the Production and Marketing Administration. These are the payments made to farmers for following certain approved prc^rr.:::" end practices of soil conservation. The agency which directs these programs, the Production and Marketing Administration, already had made contracts with farmers for the full amount. So it borrowed the »25,000,000 from the Commodity Credit Corporation, another Agriculture Department agency. PifA has Congressional authority to borrow up to $50,000,000 each year from CCCJ in advance of actual appropriations. The pending money bill contains funds which, will make it oossible for E'M*.^ otees-J? CCC. \ *-C BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, JULY 81, 1951 BIGHT PAGES NEW PREMIER? _ Guiseppe Pella, left, whose resignation as treasury minister sparked an Italian government crisis that brought (lie resignation of Premier Alclde De Gasper! and his entire cabinet, may be asked to form a new cabinet. DC Gasperi had served five years and seven months, during which time he led Italy's pro- Western forces to their smashing victory over the Communists in 1348 and brought his nation Into the Atlantic pact. • AJr-hough this maneuver may causti some howls, government lawyers teli Senators, it is all according to law. Senator Russell (D-Ga), who will be floor manager for the Senate's bill, told a reporter it "some additions" to big farm contains amounts voted by the House. Rns- eell is chairman of the subcommittee which wrote the bill. Senators Douglas (D-II1) and Dtrksen (R-II1) served notice in the Senate late yesterday that 12 Are Indicted For Job Selling Federal Grand Jury Charges Mississippians With Conspiracy JACKSON, Miss.. July 21. (AP) — A dozen Misslssippiaiis, some of them leaders of the pro-Truman faction in the state, are under federal grand jury indictments charging conspiracy to sell federal job's in Mississippi. Among them are Clarence E. Hood, deposed acting National Democratic Commltteeman from Mississippi; Frank Mize, brother of U. S. District Judge Sidney Mize and chairman of the pro-Truman Democratic Committee in this stnte; Curtis Rogers secretary of the committee; and Forrest Jackson, committee counsel. Special Assistant U. S. Attorney Ben Brooks of Washington, who announced the indictments here that Rogers and. ion to the counts 5. L-^J* i ' C 5' (o S «H federal |ob« are dinged also with Job"selling and with perjury. Defendants Listed Olher defendants and the charges Brook* said, are: Former Committee Secretary Curtis Bcnsley, conspiracy to sell Jobs and selling jobs. Miss Laverne Yclverton, committee office secretary, conspiracy to sell'Jobs. Roy Brashier of Brookhaven Miss., conspiracy to sell Jobs, sell- hie jobs and perjury. Henry Debrow. a Jackson .sales- would try to whittle'down"soil con- j™*"' con spiracy to sell jobs and per- servation payments provided in (he measure. The Home voted $256,600,000 for these. The Russell subcommittee increased it to $280000000. Douglas said he wanted to knock out fl28,000.000 and Dirksen said he wanted to slash even deeper. Good farmers will follow soil con- nerving practices, whether paid to do this or not, Douglas said. *23 Cases Are Set For Circuit Court Here Next Week An adjourned term J. H. Wilkerson, also a Jackson salesman, conspiracy to sell jobs, selling Jobs and perjury. Dewey MacLeod of Mt. olive, conspiracy to sell jobs and selling Jobs -Mr. and Mrs. C. V. Murphy of Winona. Miss., 'conspiracy to sell jobs. The twelve defendants were covered in 12 bills of Indictment, returned by a grand jury after an eight-day session. Fare Fines and Jait Ternn In the event of conviction a count of conspiracy to sell federal jobs carries a one-year imprisonment or $1,000 fine, or both. Brooks defined a conspiracy to sell federal jobs as a plot to violate a misde- imeanor statute, calling for a com- of Circuit jparatively light sentence. hear civil cases with Judge Charles!- Tlle ac ' ual sa!c at a fedora! job W. Light of Paragould presiding i '™ . by . n slmilar ^»t«nce Twenty-three cases are on their" "^r imprisonment or $1.000 docket for the five day term which i -n, ° r . will begin Monday. \, , P? l ' Jl ,' ry count is a fclony ' The jury will be chosen from the: n "n?' r '', n^ rf™ J " M J S lm P r1 ™"same list of prospective jurors chos- R P I P . ^ , i!f' or tolfl ' en for the regular term of Circuit fnmmm ./. *' cre Court Committee Attorney Jackson a for- I mer candidate for U. S. senator and widely known political figure, and U/-^«.U«_ l he ""'PHy couple. Murphv has TV Comer l^n * vurol letter carrier for 26 (years. Arkansas forecast: Clear to partly! " cloudy and continued warm this af- ; Controls Bill is Approved By House Version Lacks Features That Truman Asked WASHINGTON, July 21.— (AP)—A stripped-down eco- lomic controls bill, minus most of the added features President Truman wanted, was passed by the 'House early today. The measure, extending wage, price and oilier controls for one year, now goes to a Senate-House conference committee to iron out differences between it and an eight- months extension voted by the Senate. On the whole, the two differed but little on several major points; none on a'few. As the House bill finally emerged, It was a patchwork of amendments which appeared to satisfy neither Democrats nor Republicans entirely. Economic Stabilizer Eric Johnston said the bill does not give consumers "tlje break they deserved." But administration house leaders conceded it might have been worse. Wage Price Ceilings Beaten In the gruelling H-hour windup session ending early this morning, they were able to snatch nl least pai'tin.l victory out of a fight studded with defeats over the past two weeks. They knocked out an amendment freezing price and wage ceilings for 129 days at July 7 levels. They succeeded in reversing a previously - adopted requirement that price ceilings on farm and manufactured goods must reflect costs plus a "reasonable profit." Administration forces also managed to reverse an earlier House action which assured meat packers and processors a profit on every animal processed. And they salvaged the recent 10 per cent rollback on live beef prices. though the House refuseq to grant., -•-. - . .--.=;—the' additional iiine per cent roll- "Funeral Home Chapel at 2 Michael V. DiSatle. On severs! other backs planned by Price Stabilizer major Issues, the administration suffered stinging defeats. Reject Slaughter Quotas Among other things, the House torpedoed Mr. Truman's repeated pleas for livestock slaughtering quotas; denied him authority lo acquire and operate defense plants :>r create new government corpora- lions; refused him powers to license business or regulate commodity speculation; banned the Import of foreign fats and oils for two years', refused to consider farm subsidies, and slapped down a request for a new formula for figuring farm parity. As finally written, the House'bill eases credit controls over installment buying of automobiles, household appliances and furniture, and raises rent ceilings 20 per cent above the figure of 1947. These were the principal notions taken when the lawmakers staager- ed groggily from the House chamfer at 11:20 p.m. (CST) after voting final passage. 323 to 92. The concluding vote came after the House defeated. 299 to 117, a motion by Rep. Cole cn-Knnsl'to send the bill back to committee for further study. On passage, only 16 Democrat , and 76 Republicans voted against :he measure. HOT AGAIN;''*.-. ternoon, tonight and Su- !:"'•/A few ' scattered thundershb>fj f '% north ' portion Sunday. '-,Missouri forecast: -' tonight an'] -Sunday, i extreme north tonighi'j west and extreme nort! 1 -. tonight, 68 extreme, no'', southeast; high Sundays we.xt to 90 southeast. Minimum this mornins Maximum yesterday--9! Sunset today—7:10. Sunrise tomorrow—5:03. Precipitation 24 hours t none. Tola! since Jan. 1—28. Mean temperature (in twL'cn hJKh and low>—SS.5. 'Normal mean temperature July—81.5. Tills Date Last Vrar Minimum thi* morning--64. Maximum y-' \, ,--TO. PrcripltJtioi; nualy I to date—44.55. J5 Koreans, 2 Japanese Sentenced for Spying TOKYO. July 21 t/p,— Fifteen Koreans and two Japanese, convicted Friday of conspiracy to commit espionage, were sentenced today to prison terms ranging from one to 10 years. B1NGLB COPHC* HYH CWfTi 1 I.EVEE WORKERS FORM SANDBAG CHAIN-Voluntcer workers form a chain to hand down sandbags to help buttress the Monarch-Chesterfield levee which IE tlneatened by the rising Missouri near New Haven, Mo. Lugging a sandbag at right is William Pointer of New Haven, another volunteer worker Soybeans are growing in the field at the left. This view is looking up-river. (AP Wirephoto). Flood Laps at St. Louis Doorstep As Mississippi Nears Peak /.eve/ 2l " < p >— Mudcl >' flo » () lapped at the doorstep of this city f 1 ™™ > , " — a e oorsep o s cy 107 , P60P y as ^Pairing Mississippi uncoiled, for its highest leve! here in 107 years R.H.(Gent)Green Dies Suddenly Services for Huffman Landowner to B* Held At 2 p.m. Tomorrow - Richard Henry (Gent) Qrejn, landowner of Huffman, died suddenly In a Blytheville doctor's office yesterday afternoon after suffering a heart atack while riding in an automobile. Services will be conducted at. Cobb Sunday. The Rev. David McPeak and the Rev. M. R. Griffin will officiate Burial will be In Cooler. Mo. The 53-year old planter had liverl in the Huffman area for about 40 years. He was born in Gates, Tenn. A member of the Democratic Central Committee and of the County Election Commission, Mr. Green also was instrumental in developing the Huffman area. •He was a Mason and Masonic services will be conducted at the grave. He leaves his wire. Mrs . Lucy Green; two sons, Dick Green and Paul H. Green, both of Huffman- two brothers, Floyd Green of Huffman nnd Paul Green of De.vter, Mo.- and two sisters, Mrs. Lillian Engl lish of Gates, Tenn., and Mrs Pauline Hale of Portageville, Mo. Pallbearers will be WiJiajn Berryman, Charie Partlow, Eddie Re°en- old. George Cassidy. Jess Allen, Blan H. Williamson, w. C. Harbour and Charlie Langston. At midmorning the river- ear- rying the retord discharge of the Missouri— stood at 40.1 feet. A crest of 40.5 is expected tonight. That would be just .9 of a foot under the all-time high set June 27. 1844. Despite the impressive readings, authorities offered assurance' there would be no repetition here of the disaster wrought by the Missouri In the Kansas City area. Waterfront Area Vulnerable St. Inuis, sometimes called "The Mound City," snuggles on high ground in the arc of the great Mississippi. Industries along the waterfront area, however, are vulnerable artd many already have been Hooded at a cost which may run to several million dollars. Except for this flooded waterfront, however. ther« was little excitement in (own and life went on a'S' usual. - ' ,-.—Ah estimated million acres ot land were flooded as the Missouri —live milet .wide in places—surged across the state to its Juncture with the Mississippi. As the Missouri crest passed in'td the Mississippi. Ma], Gen. Lewis A. Pick, chief of the Army Engineers, reported the billion-dollar flood had cost, 41 lives in Kansas and Missouri. Z Million Acres Flooded ' Reporting to a Senate subcommittee in Washington alter an on- the-spot survey, pick gave the following breakdown covering the two- state area for the period up to last Tuesday. GeorgeEdrington Succumbs at 83 Pioneer Resident Of Osceola Dies in Memphis Hospital Cieorge pioneer resi- Two million acres flooded. 1.074,- I grandchildren. 000 m Kaasas and 926 in Missouri; j dent of Osceola, died at 5:30 a.m. today at the Baptist Hospital in Memphis, iie was 83. Funeral services were Incomplete at noon today but the services will be conducted in Osceola-with burial In the Violet Cemetery in charge of the National Funeral Home of ATemphis. Born and reared In Osceola, Mr. Edrington was a farmer and landowner. He v.as active in hU farming-interests up until the time he was hospitalized July 9. He underwent an operation last Tuesday and had been In serious condition since. He is survived by his wife, the former Miss Mary L. Allen of St. Louis, whom he married in 1902; two daughters. Mrs. Percy Allen of O.sceola and Mrs. Harold Gibson of Memphis: two sons. Justus Edrlng- lon anil Douglas L'drlngton both of Osceola; one brother John W. Edrington and one sister Mrs. Charles Siiliinger, both or Osceola; eight grand children and three great- 518,000 persons displaced, 368.500 In Kansas and 150.000 in Missouri, 17 bridges swept away in Kansas. The Missouri smashed nearly all the flood barriers near iLs mouth, spilling the flood over thousands SM FLOODS on Page 8 Invasion of Missco by Cotton Flea Hoppers Said 'Not So Bad' The invasion of Insects in North Mississippi County's cotton fields was termed this morning as -not so bad W. R. Jackson. Mr. Jackson said that he had + spent the past week scouting fields for cotton flea hoppers and other types of cotton insects but that so far he has found only thrre fields that were Infested bad enough to warrant poisoning. "The situation is not serious and | there is' no cause for alarm." Mr. Jackson reported. by Assistant County Agent Red China Seizes 3 U.S. Oil Firms HONG KONG, July 21. M>,_The property of three American oil companies in China has been seized by t the Communist regime. Peinitur ! " c said tnat )lis week-Jong search Radio said today. ' "" The companies were Calte.v. Ltd., standard Vacuum and Cathay Oil Co. The seizure apparently became i effective July 18 stricr^rS. c^tro^c^i-'^na&an^ry^ nee. », when R c<l Chin* o^^lr^aSV^ "'^ '° flea hoppers. Mr. Jack- ^also resulted 111 the finding of few (amis plant bugs. Tarnis plant bugs attack cotton plants in about ! the same manner as flea hoppers : he stated. Cotton Ile.i hoppers suck the sap Atomic Expert's Visa Cancelled LONDON. July 21. f.\<>>— Brlta'.i announcer! today she hn,l cancelled Hie passport of a British atomic expert who had planned a trip to Moscow and of a foreign office f- ficlal. A iorcign office spokesman indicated (he action came as a result of a strict re-scrccning by British security officials after the disappearance of two British diplomaU last May. The spokesman said "the scientist ,a lecturer at a university, and the foreign office official were British-born." Neither was identifier!. UN, Military Officials in Missing Plane three United Nations officials. 28 American military men and a crem- ated by the Canadian Pacific hi*-.... u m |J i D i Irlincs on military charter for V 9 °' Bur 9 lt "'y ""''•° '" "'""• — L • Awoits Circuit Court B.C..,to Anchorage. Alaska. The big four-cnglned nlane on crated -----Al service to Korea, war last heard from at 12:17 a.m. PST f2'.17 a.m. CSTj of/ Cape Spencer, about SO miles due west o.' June.iu. Alaska. ) Thc CPA offl?H here v.'V the U.S. I coast guard had launched a search | :>l thc area, and Royal Canadian ».!r Force search and rescue planes were standing by at Vancouver's sea island base. Kaesong Talks Are Recessed Reds Ask Delay Till July 25 To 'Study' Truce Proposals »/ THB ASSOCIATED PREBg talk, »r UKNS0AN> K ° rea> JU|J> 21 " ( Ap ) "Korean cease-fire ™, ,L7 Kaeson * wera r<*«ssed today until July 25 at Red »l 1 J! 1 !? Communists Si!ici 'hey wanted the recess "to viable both sides to study the proposals thus far presented/' After toda's m Reds Continuing Arms Build-Up; Patrols Clash UN Forces Prob. At Foe's Main Lines But Ar* Turned Back QUARTERS, Korea. July 21. fAP> —Communist forces today continued to bolster frontline positions but there were no Indications an at- tack'was imminent. An Eighth Army spokesman said that "all along the front the enemy now has probably as much as he had for the April 22 offensive." United Nation* patrols stabbed cI'Me to main Red-lines and met blistering ataclts. Several wlhdrcw There were many short sharp clashes, especially on the central front and eastward. Increased Communist frontline -.,„....,, lt ,,,-,!, HUlltltJl strength appeared to be no more than bolstering of defenses. U. rl air observers have spotted no significant movement of Red troops or supplies behind thc front. Rain hampered air operations but medium nnd light bombers attacked North Korean targets using rndnr to sight through the clouds. There wus no ground contwtj day around the neutral zone ' song but patrols sighted building new defenses. There were two small clashes west of Cliorwon, western anchor of the onetime Communist "iron trliw"!c" buildup area, Close righting Frequent United Nations patrols moved about the former assembly area without contact and returned to their own lines without menacing the Red-held city of Pyonggang, northern tip O f the triangle. East of the triangle, sharp close- up actions were frequent and bitter. The Communists urove back two platoon-size patrols north of Hwa- chon, situated at the western end of the sprawling Hwachon reservoir on the central front. Four more fights flared north of Yanggu at the eastern end of the reservoir. One U. N. patrol fought unsuc- cesslully for five hours to take a Red hill In the Yanggu sector. The Communists also harra«ed U. N. positions in this sector with "poradlc mortar and 76 millimeter Another U. N. patrol in the Inie sector, southeast of Yanggu and four miles north of the 38th Parallel VANCOUVER, B. C., July 21 (AP) Tin! P° Und , ed '"three hours by ar-A Korean airlift ptane' carrying w »<Lw m ° rtar "™ be '° re U t >tr-.n<. TTntf ~J nr-Ji _ , f , . , -_ ***<•'UK CW, One of the fiercest battles of the After today's meeting, vice Arm . Turner Joy, chief united Nations negotiator, flew to Tokyo to confer with United Nations Supreme Commander den. Matthew B. Ridgway. Newsmen there asked him if things were going all right nnrt he replied: "I guess so." He hud no further comment. Joy wns accomplinlcd by Ma) Oen. L. C. Craigie and Rear Adm'. Arleigh Burke, two other members of the Allied five-man negotiating team. Cralgfe. In a happy mood, told the Tokyo correspondents: "I can't tell you anything and I wish I could tell you more." To Return Monday The delcsates will return to th« Allied peace camp here Monday. United Nations headquarters in Tokyo said In a statement the U H command agreed to the temporary halt in the talks "although It seel no need for such a recess tn view of the agreement reached thu« far on points it considers necessary for an agenda." A question not Immediately answered was: Dltl that mean not many points had been agreed upon? Or did it mean that negotiation! had been progressing so smoothly and agreeable that the United Nations delegates saw no reason for any backward looks? At Eighth Army Headquarter*, Associated Press Correspondent Nate Polowetzky said there warn speculation that Communist* needed time to receive further Instructions to deal with the UN delegation's adamant stand against withdrawal of Iptejgn troopa from Xo- nt,*/'**" *'* < - ^ *l^ -s-fft^jf^ji Tudajr, foV : me'-—.- -™~. . _ United Nations command disclosed officially that the "basic" issue between the two delegations was th» I Communist, demand for withdrawal ot all foreign troops as a condition to a, cease-fire. An official Army statement said; "The senior U.N. command delegate requested that communications between the two delegations be.main- tained In order to facl'litate a meeting at nn earlier date than July 25, if nt all possible." There was no ""armistice conference Friday. Hain grounded the U.N. delegates helicopters - and a flooding stream prevented them from reaching Kaesong by jeep. But they flew to Kaesong In four helicopters Saturday and the eighth armistice session began at 10 a.m. (6 j).m. Friday CST). There was a recess at 11:03 a.m and the talks started again at 11:30 a.rr.. The meeting ended at 11:38 with the agreed recess until July 25. Trie recess came at a time of ticklish military developments In Korea. Regain Former Strength For more than seven weeks, the Communists have had time lo re ; r= xgx sx-c a s. • = = »' a a sMrsar = s 1-HS y-£3-~ •'==r,,'£™ -««»".ss".x-,r =; ij.v>., x L^» miLiiorage. Alaska, hnpfino nfftfnv ,iiE./.i nPn ^ it,- .-.„_. Campbell Smith. Nc-gro. was ordered held to await Circuit Court action In Municipal Court this morning on a charge of burglary. -- r Smith was charged with break-1 There was no evidence of a con- Ing into the home of Lawrence i centraitd enemy buildup in any one Stabbs at 1318 West Ash Saturday 1 ' J -• - • • briefing officer disclosed the Communists were now back at the strength the] had when they attacked on April 22. He estimated there were some 300.000 Red troops in the front line and Immediate reserve and that about 200.000 more Communist soldiers were stationed elsewhere on the peninsula. , 1 "Ight. Girl Feared Lost Was with Friend A six-year-old girl who failed to rnnu- home after school yesterday was the object of a widespread search of the GosnclI-AIr Base area last night that extended into the wee hours of the mornine. Mrs. Joe Ncedhanr whr> resides ot thc Air Base, notified officers late yesterday when her daughter, Phyllis, failed to return home after classes at the Oosnell Oracle School were dismissed for the day. A 30-man searching party, niaclo up of peace officers and residents of the area, was formed. The par- area nor any evidence the Reds Intend offensive action. But the fact remained that the Communists could launch a new assault at any time following a breakdown In the armistice negotiations. The sudden recess also posed the question of the status of Kaesong during the three-day waiting period. It was admittedly controll:d ty combed the Air Hase area all " Id ' " K " ns admittedly controll:d night and well Into the niornine I by thc Rcd Brm - v bul neutralized by finding no trace of the girl " ' a S" ? ™ lc " t «'ith !he U.K. command. However, later thir. mornlm? i :t . s « m «l "^ely the neutrality However, later thir. morning i - - - -.Phyllis turned up. .She explained w ' oukt bc Preset, to her mother tl,at she had gone 1 Ih 5. ce - Ui »' "cess, home with a friend and spent thc ntght. leutrality during the Eunson said the North Korean ana Chinese delegations have been staying at Kaeson::. in separate WASHINGTON. July- Here's how major provisions of thc Senate and House-passed eco- jronilc controls bills compare with -'present law, and the new pow;4?ked bv President Truman: ".> PRICKS * -^Present Law: Permits the frecz- • Ing or rolling back of prices of non-agricultural commodities, with consideration to be given to prices that prevailed during the month preceding, the outbreak of fighting In Korea; permits the freezing or rolling back of prices of agricultural commodities only after they have attained parity, a fluctuating fiiiiro deigned to give farmers a purchasing power oomp»r»rj!« t« past favorable period. A general freeze was Imposed on prices of non-agricultural articles last Jan. 2fi. fixing them at the highest levels in the Dei'. 19-jan 25 period. A 10 per cent rollback on the prices puid by slaufchtcr- ers and processors for beef vs.* ordered In May. with two additional rollbacks totaling nine per cent contemplated in the future. The President requester! • In general, continuation of the price control authority contained in the prr-.sent law. The Senate voted lo: Prohibit price rollbacks to a point below the Jan. 2.>-Fcb. 24, 1951. level, or w » point below the price prevail- ing at the time the ceiling Is fixed, whichever Is higher. The intention was lo bar the two proposed futine href rollbacks but not to interfere with the 10 per cent beef rclltecl; already tn cflcct. The senate also voted limited authority to roll back prices of non-farm xoods below the Jan. 25, level it the new celling reflects fluctuating factory and labor costs and "reasonable allowances" for other recent production cost increases. The House voted to: Let lhe 10 per cent licef rollback and any olher ralllMckj; already In efffct stand and to permit inture rnll- baok.v on prices of meat anrl other farm commoditiM providing th« ^are to Present Law new ceiling Is not less than parity or 90 per cent of thf May 19, 195) price. WARES Present tjiw : Generally prohibits wages from being frozen at less than they were In the May 24- June 25, 1950, period. The January price freeze also halted, with some exceptions, wage increases. The President requested: substantially the same powers he now has. The Senate ar.d the House voted lo: keep the present wagt Mah- (Ifzatlon program. KXKMI" TION'S Present |.aw Exempt* from wase • n* JKIO« provision* publlculoni, houses, since the meetings began "A recess would t;ue them > ,• chance to return to Pyongyang and [ possibly Peiping for instructions from their leaders", he added. radio, television, movie* ,real estate dealers, professional people and most common carriers and public utllillr*. The President requested: No change in these exemptions except > tightening ot the present provision exempting common carriers anrl uttWies. The Senate voted lo: Keep the law the way it Is. The House voted to: Grant the President's request and add ex- emplinns for barbers and beauticians, salaried professional people p.nd railway employes (Insofar as waees aie concerned! who are •ubject k> *« Railway L«bor Act BEEF SLAUGHTERING QUOTAS: Present law: Permits them. The President requrstrd: Keeping them tn effect. The Senate and the House: banned them. liMPORT CONTROLS: Present law: A special law expiring July 31 provides for controls on imports of fats and oils. The President: .°.:<n!e no recommendation o.i this point in connection with the controls bill, but administration f-rces wanted controls continued, The Senate and lhe Ho'ise vot- •*« COrtTRO>t.# on rs«« I Fire Following I Kerosene Blast JGuts Small Home I Fire, caused by nn exploding ker- ; oscne rooking stove, gutted the tour room home of Mrs. Esther Bullner at 913 North Tenth Street this morning. The fire starter! in the kitchen bul spread rapidly through the ! hou?e. | Al! of Mrs Banner's household i belongings • were destroyed in the I blaae.

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