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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLVIH—NO. 6 Blytheville Courier Blytheville Daily Newi Mississippi Valley Leader Blytlievlllo Herald BLYTHfeVlLLE, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, MARCH 27, 1952 SIXTKEN PAGES Truce Negotiators Trade Explanations jDn Swap of POW's Id* ** MUKSAN, Korea (AP)— Korean truce negotiators today swapped detailed explanations of how they want to exchange prisoners of war as the U.N. Command openly sought a compromise. An official Allied spokesman said* "neither optimism nor pessimism Is justified" at this point in the secret sessions. In a nearby tent Communist tempers flared in a dispute over whether the U.N. Command represents the Korean people. Cot, Don O. Darrow inadvertently triggered the outburst while discussing a Korean translation of United Nations. No Riffhl to Haggle Harrow told the Communists they hud no right to Council Meets Tonight On Utility Option City Council will meet, in suecia uu „...,,., ession at 7:30 p.m. tonight at Cit haggle over Ilfl " lo consider an option for th of Blytheville Wale purchase Company. Mayor Dan Dlodgett said yester -pre- dn - v lnc ci ' v has bc en offered a 120 North| clay option to buy the water utilit at an approximate price of $1230 000. Ownership of the water compan has been sought by the city _ several years as a means of linanc ing replacement of Blytheville antiquated and condemned s system. the point since ''yon seem to forget that I represent the Korean people also—those Allied with the United Nations." "The Americans cannot sent the Korean people," Korean Col. Chang Chun San re- toned angrily. Brig, Gen. William P. Nuckols, LMfriclal U.N. spokesman, said the A^ans)atian dispute has been regarded as a mere technicality, but It "is taking on some significance-" Reds List Designation The Communists want the U.N. Command to be known in Korea as "Allied Forces." The U.N. prefers "International Allied Forces.". One of these is about as close as you can come in Korean to United Nations. Today's arguments was in a session on supervising the truce. Nuckols said both Allied and Communist staff officers working on prisoner exchange made "extensive statements which are apparently well-considered views." Comment Declined He declined to comment "on what the views are and the extent of their divergency, if any." "We further explored the Communist proposal of March 21 with ramifications and we still have not, come to any agreement," said Col. George W. Hicknmn. Nuckols said the three secret sessions on prisoner exchange have "produced some clarification." He £id not elaborate. J^ Compromise Sought "We have been seeking a way lo compromise on prisoner exchange" he said. The prisoner exchange negotiators went into executive session Tuesday so they could 31 _ -. -, - ,.-opinions freely. > ] classified * F vfth be for r 83 Nuckols said it would "not Yj.il to be rn-examtned April 22, proper" to say progress has been I Leaving today were: mfide during the past three davi' unless clarification of views could be described ELS progress. SINGLE COPIES FIVE CSKT8 IN' TUB EMNl'AKK LINK — Municipal Judge Graham Sudbury (left) and Mayor Dan Blodgctt turned waiters this morning as they tended tables at the Kiwanis Club's fourth animal benefit pancake breakfast in the Jaycee club room. At far left is Churlie Brogdon waiting his turn to eel a plateful for a customer. Approximately 350 attended the breakfast. Proceeds went to the cluu's Boys and Girls' Work Fund. (Courier News I'lioto) 17Msssco4-Fs Given Re-Checks 8 Fail to Report-; Next Rcclassification Call to Be April 22 Seventeen Mississippi c o u n t v men who were previously classified 4-F were sent to Little Reck this morning to be re-examined for possible re-classification in Selective Service. Miss Rosa Saliba, clerk of the Mississippi County Draft Board said today's call \vas for 22 men but of this number only lo reported four were transferred to other boards and eight foiled to report. Sex'en were transferred to the Mississippi County hoard from other boards and left with this mornings group Missco Storm Damage Estimated at $412,000 A re-check yesterday of storm-damaged properly caused Red Cross officials to set an estimate of financial loss at, 5412,700 for Mississippi County. Yesterday, a tentative figure of $350,000 had been set by the Red Cross but, the Farm Home Administration estimated rural loss alone in Mississippi County to be Si) 32,000. "The drama, excitement, and shock of the storm bus passed and we a re n o\v invol ved in t he unglamoTous, hard work of getting families back in homes," Mrs. Juliu Hnralson, executive secretary of Chickasawba Chapter of the Red Cross said this morning. Blytheville suffered a $118,000 property loss from the storm with two residences destroyed, five suffering major damage, and 400 suffering minor damage, according to thp I^ed Cross estimate. rcj Barns- Destroyed 5 .. Minor Damage Businesses— Alujor Damage Minor Damage 7,500 1,0 DO Storm Signals Fly in Congress Over Controls Administration Asks Extension of Net-work; Stiff Battle Expected 800 Total 521,GOO Death Toll Revised LITTLE ROCK tfl',—The toll of Uicvrri dead from tornadoes winch wept Arkarisa.-? last Friday lias bee STOKM on I'age 10 to Allied Planes Are Grounded By Weather Whites — Jeannie Esters Carter romer; Olan Morris. Harrisburg;' HIglilyn Nolan. Edward Junior Spaiix Blytlieville; Rayinon Hardy Griffin, Etcnvah; Henry Earl Peyton, Manila; Roy Rinsell. William Franklin Htce, Osceola: Rnmon Trevlne r.nd Echyflrd Franklin Haley. -Victoria-. 'Hulon Turney, Roselancl. Negroes: Jnck Crawford, Tommlt Bert Conley, nnd King Sewell, Blythcville; Dan Bell, Osceola; W. C. Wade, Wison, and Henry Junior ROFC of Osccola. 'J hose Jailing to report this morning were. Whites—Doil Roy, Caraway and Hilarfo Murillo, Osceola. Negroes — Walter Junior Sledge- Willie D. Nance, Osceola; Adorta Word, Blytheville; Levi Davis. Wison: Willie J. Marshall, Detroit, Mich.; and Joe LEC Orr r Cleveland O. SEOUL MPi —Stormy weather over North Korea grounded Allied warplanes early today. On the 155-mile battlefront only light, squad-size Communist thrusts were reported. Far East Air Forces planes mounted 925 sorties Wednesday. During the night, Japan-based B-20 « perforUs dropped 60,000 pounds of --bursting bombs on the front. Light bombers In night attacks knocked out 2o Communist supply j vehicles. UN. naval aircrutt and -surface craft ponndcd both Korean coasts Wednesday. Pilots from the U.S. carriers Philippine Sea aJld Valley Forge reported they blasted 256 nc\v gars in Red ratt lines Carrier - ba-crt Marine piiot.s ki:?C::cd out a Communist village t used ?.s a ccrr.manrt post for enemy: Collections, to date in the current lrc "• s - j Red Cross fund campaign amount The m:iicrs Manchester and j to SM.991 40, E. J. Cure, county fund R -'.rsler with escorting destroy-1 chairman, faid this morning. _crs smithed jr.emy positions along! This - K nn increase of $1.492.55 over tile previous report. A (otal of S20.000 is sotiaht in MKsi^ippi County. The quota was I incic.i.scd 25 per cent after Friday | ni^hf's storm, and Red Cross cffi- i cial> today reiterated their plea for j contributions. I Reef Cross \Fund Total Now $77,997 .bere nmountod lo ubout s, r )9.0i)0. Pour business buildings \v.:-e destroyed. fiv T e heavily damafud. na 23 s!ighUy damaged for =n 'stiniaieu loss of $5S,OCO, the . port said. ] Worth 3-Toider. chsiirman o( t!:: Red Cross diviister relief council tee here, saiw the report was P minimum estimate p.nd the iiRiire might go higher yet. Other communities hit by ihe storm were surveyed and a report on estimated losses there follows: MiEligan Ridge — Shady Grove —Big Lake Residence — Destroyed 36 ......... $ ISO ,000 Major Damage 33 . _, Minor Damage 3 ..... Barns nnd Outbuildings — Destroyed 22 ........ Major Damage 11 ... Businesses — Destrqyed 3 .......... Major Damage 2 ..... US Recognizes Regime 18th Nat-ion Acts Despil-e BaHsfa Plea HAVANA, Cuba IJTt— The United States toti^y Iwtamc the 18th nation 10 recognize the revolutionary government of Fulgencio Batista. The announcement of American recognition came as ousted President Carlos Prio Socarras appealed from exile ill Miami. Fla., to the Cuhiin Senate not to recognize the 17 500 [ ii:uisia regime, vvhicn seiziu pow' 6 gg! er March 10. ! The newspaper Information said the new regime was expected to abolish the 19'10 constitution scon to avoid "legal entanglements." There was no confirmation from official sources- Missouri PSC Grants Hike In Ark-Mo Rates Increase of $152,250 About Two-Thirds Of Requested Amount Mis-souri'.s Public Service Commission yesterday approved an animal rale increase of $152,000 for Arkansas - Mls.souii Power Co whicli had request an increase o $225,091. The Missouri PSC sid it approvcc only .slightly more than two-thirds of (he requested increase because tlie reduced amount ".should enabl' (he company to pay Its operating expenses, meet its fixed charges and earn an amount on its common .slock sufficient to enable it to attract necer.snr.v capital." Ark-Mo disagreed with this In n statement today. Avk-Mo had a.skod the increase to offset increased operating costs. The utility cited higher costs of equipment, ' materials and labor. A rcriucst for increased rates in Arkansas is on file with the PSC in this state, but no action has been taken yet. The Missouri PSC said Ark-Mo's rate of return on its investment nn- [ rier the new rate increase would be 23 pei- cent. Under the present rate-j, the return is 5.11 per cent, Ihe decision said. If the requested rates had been approved, t,\e return would have been C.94 per cent. which the PSC adjudged too high. Take Effect April 5 The new rates will take effect April 5. In a .statement on the Missouri PSC'.s action, Ark-Mo President Cnhrlcs Czeschin said: "The amount of the increase granted by the commission is not in our opinion, sufficient to provide the allowable rate return on the money invested in our business, li is of, course, the commission's prerogative to regulate our business ami \ve will continue our efforts to operate in the most efficient manner possible withi:: *he amount o revenue available. •'The recent storm damage which necessitated the expend! turc of many thousands of dollar^ for line repair, is one of the man Wilson Drops Plan For Top-Level Talk About Steel Strike WASHINGTON (AP)— Defense Mobilixcr Charles E. Wilson dropped plans today for a top level parley of government officials concerned with the threat of a steel strike April 8. Instead, lie talked separately with [he various price and wage control executives and ruled out r\ny announcement today of what he may do next to head off a strike. Wilson has declared the recommendations of the wage stabilization hoard, proposing a 17>j-cent hourly pay increase anri oilier benefits for Hie CIO steelworkers are inflationary and too high. This statement .stirred up wrathful retorts from CIO President Philip Inside Today's Courier News Starr WASHINGTON IV, .- Storm signals were Mp in Congress today 01 >he administration's request to extend and strengthen the network of price, wase. rent, credit and materials controls. Angry comments about the pro- i reasons why it Is imperative lha posed steelworkers' pay boost, in- lhis company letaiil its strong fi tended to avert n crippling strike.' nnncinl Position'' whipped up gales of oposition. '! He: also said. It is ncc^jjj^.io Ohairmm Maybank ID-SC1 i s | Ihp'..company tg "oper«t* eft** pushing the Senate Bunking Com-| souml financial basis In order I mlttee la gel its extension bill on'" ' to the Senate Moor. But progress was suspended until next, week alter Office of Price Stabilization olficiaLs entered a hurried protest on tentative Senate committee actiins. One was a vole to revise the Ilcr- long Amendment, which last year assured reuiiiers and wholesalers of historic profit percentages, or margins, on price ceilin».s "hereafter." Ufiu-al Is Sought President Truman and price control officials have been pushing for repeal of the amendment, saying it Ls inflationary. An attempt to kill it was beaten 10-3 In the Sen- attract nl reasonable rules t h new money required for the ex pans Ion of its facilities." I'rMcst Nol nnctiliMl "Only by .such expansion ca Ark-Mo carry out iLs rc.sponsibtl. connection with attracting . . . Oscvolu News Gazing , . . rage 'J. . . . School Tor handicapped ctiihlrcti to l>e asset to city . , . pay up for health's sake . . . editorials . . . I'nge 8, . . . Sports . . . Page G. . . , McHftth co in mis is on . . Hriefs . . . Piig . . . Society . . . . Markets meets highway Arkansas News 5. . Tagc 4. . . I-age 10. ties 11,0001 1.500! Weather TOTAL . Half Morm — l.ui Residence- Destroyed 10 Major Damage 15 Barns and Ou'.biiildinr; Destroyed 13 Majoi Damaye f> ,. ' TOTAL Yarhrn-Numli Residence Destroyed 2 .... Major (Initiate 2 Minor Damns? 12 S 225,000 Oak S 'JU.OiJl) 12,000 Three Killed by Shotgun Wielding Assoilanl- ate committee yesterday. Then the group voted to strike out the "hereafter." OPS officials said that would reopen thousands new industries to this area," Mr. Czcschin said. "In view of the fact lhat we have not completed a study of the text of the commission's or- we cannot nt this time .say whether or not the order will be protested." The PSC order stated that "testimony shows that the company has been constantly improving its methods and effecting economies whenever possible . , . "The testimony further shows that the company is engaged in an active construction and expan U.S. May Plant Less Cotton Than Brannan Asks Unofficial Reports Indicate Smaller Crops Are Planned WASHINGTON M't — Unofficial reports today indicated the U. S. may plant considerably less cotton thnn recommended by Secretary of Attiicullyre Brannxtn B sd^<a^**£i&fiff lf nfls m! ^ e »*P|ftjtf«*W|pR»Cfe.i 1 as it; did last wee* to^nort crops Tt\is prohibited by law'fFoni making col- ton predictions hcfore July of each crop year. This prohibition was set up many years n?,o when Southern lawmakers argued that such forecasts worked to the disadvantage of fjrowers nnd to the advantage of cotton merchants and users. The planting report for other crops indicated less luncl would be planted this season than Inst. de- pite BrurmaiVs plea tor a si7.ey.ble Murray and the union declared that If the steel industry doesn't accept the WSB recomeiulations. the r*?- eponsibSltty for a serious strike will be on the companies, Wilson Talks lo Putnam Wilson talked for 20 minutes this morning with Economic stabilizer Roger L. Putnam. Then he had a lalk with Nat haii P. Fcinsingcr, WSB chairman who has upheld his board's recommendations as un!n- flationary and justified. Price stabilizer Ellis Arnall was listed for a later, separate- talk. "No Comment." Issued A spokesman for Wilson's office of Defense Mobili/alion refused to confirm or deny that lie plans to keep hands off the steel wage dispute for the present in hopes of progress in union-management negotiations which started yesterday in Pittsburgh, and resumed today. The situation was such that it even appeared possible that, with President Truman ciue back from his Florida vacation in late afternoon, someone in the mobilization hierarchy may quit soon. Bargaining talks between Murray's union nnd U. S. Steel Corp. ami Junes & LaugiiHn Steet began yesterday in Pittsburgh, but nothing was accomplished. Both sides looked to Washington for 'guidance. Task Is Two-Fold The administration's real task was two-fold: to answer the question's 1. whether Peinsingcr's WSB over-stepped iUelf in its suggested solution, nnd 2. assuming a wage boost, whether steel profits require any price boost to keep them in the black. Wilson's fenrs were based on possible effects to the economy generally. John L. Lewis Is waiting to see what Murray does In steel before trying to drive a new wage bargain for coal miners. Jn short, a new wage pattern is in the making, at least in Wilson's view. More Inflation Feared Back of that, if steel firms raise prices, n whole host of other Industries will be breaking down the doors for higher prices, too. • In other \vordi,_ Wilsons group fears price ceilings fixed prior to last sum program and has enlarged 'its S -17.000 Nhu— S 5.000 2.- no 4.CGO August, when the amendment, began to operate. Hcnl Controls Survive Rent control.'! in Chicago and other large 'cities survived by a 7-G vote in the Senate committee when a move to limit n-nt control of critical defense areas ',vas defeated. President Truman had asked a .,,-.,„.,,,,. , twc-ycar exlcnnoH of the cntirc MI'.HRLMA.V Neb. M>,-A shot- Uonuols |>roan-m but the Femtc :n «-«'ld,ng assailant ope.uxi fire groll() acccp . Hl ,^ m ^l '^ vote, the onc-yt-ar extension pro- Ceylon Minister Sworn In prxscil by Mnjbatifc. i Truman also lias asked outright! repeal ol a .section that now bans i imporr.s on fcreLgti cheese, btnter facilities wherever and whenever necessary in order to meet the electric service requirements Jn its territory . . . i The order also mentioned the rated reduction of about 10 per cent marie by the utility in 1946 and a refund of 5270,000 made in early 1950 from earnings of JOI9 ancl prior years. "n A i^nch home ne,ir Merriinrtn Iccir:y iuui by the time lie was tlirou.;!! had hilled three persons. I O::D of the riead uas n neighbor-j n\"- riinchi'l" who ;',ns call for help Criminal Court To Convene Here Grand Jury Slated For Spring Term To Begin Monday the f'oflon Sujinlv Is Ldw , . „ ., '»'•"» A criminal session or Circuit Because cotton supplies arc <U| Court is to begin here Monday years—and j morning. A grand jury will be con- loss'est level In 25 enough to cause a shortage of clothing and other textile products in the event of a crop failure —Brnmum has recommended that at least 28 million acres be planted. Such an acreage would be slightly larger than last year's and abnnt. i CO p^r cent larger than In irtnO. ! Yet one of tile best barometers i of cotton planting plans Is the vol- i ume of fertilizer sales in producing ! areas. Those sales, officials -saUI,| are running about 10 per cent be- i low a yrar ngo. | I.aljnr Concern Expressed [ Unofficial reports inciicat venccl at this session. Listed as prospective petit jurors are Crockett Wright, Harry Wrleht, i niylhc Criilrtress. Aaron Williams, Elmer Robertson. Bert Williams, ! Nchon Henry. F. G. McHnney. R. L. Adkisson. W. E. Odom, Leonard Prcwitl, John W. o ; Neal, Charles Lani'ston. Herbert Hardesty. Bert Hardcsty. H. J. Lucas. Clarence E. Williams, Fred E. Warren, Jess Homer. James V. Oates. Malcolm Koonce. H. C. Weathers, and J. C. Ellis. Sr. Alternate petit jurors listed are J reports Indicate con- i H]|I Davidson. Billy Steed W cern over [arm labor supplies and ! Fields. Louis Towmonrt Irvin* Har- cotton prices are linlflins clown • " ptantlnt; plans. Cotlon T.-.o others, including a 10- iki baby, were wounded Considerable this alter-' U.S. to Count 'Korea Out' in Defense Of Formosa, Sec. Dan Kimball Thinks| and dairy products. The cominit- tee did this but promptly substituted a world war imports ban which Maybank said was more liberal and should please the President. COLOMBO, Ceylon <!f, - Cambridge - educated, cricket - loving Dudley Senanayake. 41, was sworn in last night as prime mtntster of Ceylon. rison. Herbert Mullens. S. H. Web- slock. F. A. Rotiocrs. H. L. Halscll. 1 Kr.. Byron Moore, Randall Hawks. ] and Roy McKay. Prospective grand jurors listed arc T. A Killed. D. H. Buck, W. R. J. R. A. Wood- COOI. *»'on with widely scattered thun- ^.'rshowers in the south poraon this afternoon. Partly cloudy and cool tonight and Friday. Missouri forecast: Fair Thursday night and Friday: warmer north ancl colder .-outhcast Thursday night, warmer Friday: low in the 30s; high Friday m the 50s. Minimum ' this morning—39. Maximum yesterday—€4. Sunset today—6:17. Sunrise tomorrow—5:53. Precipitation la,^t 24 hour*—none Total precipitation since. Jan. 1; -»14.90. [ Mean temperature (midway be-' twecn high and Icwi—51.5. Normal mean temperature for; March—51.2. ] This Dale Last Y<Mr j Minimum this movnin;- W. Maximum yesterday—63. | Precipitation January 1 to date —13.3. Bureau Seeks Agri Budget Cut tf'ClillL- ! policy WASHINGTON i,Pi—The Amirri- can Farm Bureau Federation again has recommended substantial cuts in Agriculture Department funds. This was disclosed today in testi- many of Allen B. Kline, its president, before the Hou^e Agriculture Appropriations subcommittee. Rep, Whit ten <D-Miss>, chairman of the subcommittee, didn't like the Idea. He told Kline: "H is disturbing to me to see the heart of the great Farm Bureau or- carsization come in here this year as he did last year and recommend, nlth only two exceptions, curtailment of programs :so vital In my ridsmrnt to the welfare of the nation." Klinr. a6"\orathit? a biUnnciiifE of ihr* hiid^ft. culled for al! pos'-ible vcd'JCtion in federal cxpentiituiv.s in this emergency including cuts for agriculture "which directly affect us." TOKYO u!',—U. S. Secretary ol Navy Van A. Kimbnll believes the United States v:ill continue to protect Formosa regardless of what happens in Korea, a Navy spokesman said today. The spokesman, who is traveling with the KunlKi! party on it.- Far Eastern tour, said: j "That is the secretary's inti-rpir- tatkm of the prt'.-.cnt polity in Washington." Departure Market! It marks a departure from policy statements made by President Truman at the start ol the Korean War. The Ptebidcnl at that time linked tne use of the U. S. Seventh Fleet to defend Formosa with the Korean War. On June 27. IE>sO, the President ordered the Se\en',h Fleet to prevent any attack on Formosa and calltd on the Chlnr'.c Nationalist j Truman, government on the island to (ease' all air and sea operating ;t:r;nn.--t the China mainland. Patrols Maintained Since 'hen. trie Seventh Fircf hao maintained small patrols i tl For- malin watfrs while 1hp m>,.i,, nt its vc-.-i'Ls have l>t:en r<>]if£-u:r.*ti-d olf the coast of Korea. Kimbal! was asked at conference U) Taipch, . Truman has'; Furm perm a net] L SliU j Amendment, which whether the pclicy of pro- ] called "terrible." Inserted tast y^ar, this amendment directs officials lixins pru:ns for manufacturers and prccc.s.sors to consider all post-Korea cost in- ra-'ics such a.s wage and tax boost-i i.ir to July 2G la*t year. For a brict time vrMenlay Sen. for other reason.-. j Moody in-Mirli) won 7-6 approval of more liberal imtaUnK-ru provisions on new au'omobile purchases Onr-Third Down Required plans. Cotton requires larce number of workers tor cultivation and harvesting. .Should tile crop fall very much below the Brannan goal of 16 million baks. it might become neces- | A Galycan J c Sleele sary for the Bovernment to rest, i, t j McKinnoti. Roscoe Craft-n exports, as It did last year, in order Porlcr . Frlu , k Ncl < 011 E B to assure supplies for this country. | son H N S'vc.irenucn Last year's crop was 15,200,000!' E ' A stncy/H ~L H;il= i]alps ' j Kric Wadcielt. Ira Gaincs. U.S. Navy Begins Training of Crews j S S £l"S !i a t ^rri^rSU^lTo Operate Robot Weapons Warships!-"™- -"- UTt Jr T. j Poscy, Jr., nnd Ciricr Moovc. lie uas lolci Ihcrc was u)ieii£ino,>s ninrjii^ the Chitu^c on Formosa thut pnncction of the island mi^hl i, be :-,;«:ri!Kerf iu the event ' . rrnti t i Tlir jt-Uiry .said the p^bcj "•MiuM 20 along regardless of Ko- rc.i. Thr.-c people on Formosa are our fvU'ticH anri we're gnina t<> continue to protect them to whatever cxtrnt Is neco^arv." tty KLTON C. PAY WASHINGTON OVj — The Nnvy has started training crews for its robot weapons warships, the first tw n of v. hie h will be r ea cly abou t 1954. Tliis came out today in a list of routine orders transferring officers. Onr of them wa.s assigned to "Naval • OuidRci MU.silc Training Unit No. I 2t." The Navy, boll] in it.s own re' :r-arch prociarn and in collabora- Pro^ent law retires payment of j tion with the other armed forces, onc-thtrri doun ann tlir babin-c has (or >cveral year.-; been training Scs CONORKSS on I'apc 10 I a relatively small number o! tech- Tanned Truman Ready for Return to Work , , Deadline Is Extended ' Ihc (leildlinfi ' Gl enh-trnent of n;rn wlm hnvc ^''^^ i^cir draft physical cx.ims h.is l]fj t -n extended , Q Jul . p 3ft Bcr( w , irbl , 1R . on 0( , he N :UV RrrruitiiU- sratian in City- Hal! hfrr s.iid todny. The no-day cxfp;i:-.ion applies to men who have u':U'n tlraft physical exainiuatioTis but who have not yet received (heir indue tion calls. press iiv I-;RNMST H. VACCARO KKY WEST, ria., «.?r—Prcsidcnl looking tanned, relaxed nnd healthy niter a three-week vacation, flies hack to Washington—a net work—today. lie takes off al 2:30 p.m. from the Tk.<a Chica Ntwai Air Station fl 1 .. liiili" 1 - from the siibniarinc station hr inakcs bi.= "Lilt;-; White HOU.JC." He is due in ilxs capital around fi p.m. Immediately upon his return he v,-]]| move into the White House he i ed by speculation that he will. He vacated ;n November. 1948, to! hns told reporters nothing about j permit a (ivc-niillton-doUar re-! his P'^is since he New south i butldine? program to get under' M^^h 7. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch, in i Truman's Imiuc Mate, publishcrt a. | copyriqhtpd .story yesterday lh.it: Trum.in has asked Gov. AUlat ! .StrvriiMin nf T.llinois to become j the ndimnt^U a lion's t:;mi1uli\Le for ( President,. j Joseph Shoi t, the Prc.sidcnt's | way. i His immediate .schedule culls for} a Cabinet ineoung toir.oi ro\v, nt! which the steel situation undotibt-i edly win be diTU^sotl. urn) ;i .T.-f-l fcr.'-ou-.Jiic k>on Day dinner -,\ri- \ dress Saturday night. : Speculation that he win not seek press sccrelary, would neither re-election seemed equally match-1 con'ivln nor deny the story. ciarif! fot rteveinpiiirnt work. i Rut to be rrrtdy with the tbous- noodca'v^'^r^^"^ F°^ Draftee Enlistments Rin reachiiu; the fleet for operational ti.se, it i.s opening guided [ missile trfiining schools. \ I.ocaliim Not Specified While offirial.s did not spet-ify where Unit No- 2J is located, a large party of the Navy's missile program is centered at Point Mu!?«, Calif,, the over water testing area However, the Navy also carries on extensive operations afloat. including missile launchinRs from \ the former seaplane tender Norton Sound* now a laboratory ship, and from a submarine. Faelory lloinp Huilt The Navy disclosed lasl year thai n factory for production of guided missiles in volume was be- in K built- in California. The overall objective is to have weapons, .ships and crew.s ready at about- tlio same time. In January, the Navy announced tlint i\vo heavy 01 uisrvs. ihe Ho?.ton ;ind CuiibiM ]•;<, both Ut.tiini- lonnevs, had Uot'.n selected, (or conversion Into guided missile ves- sc4.s, "avai^blp for duty as ships Sec NAVY on Page 10 LITTLE LIZ— A fetfowmay bea fine, upstond- ing citizen, but thot n>okesTK> dif+ ference to a waxed floor. ®«*

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