McClellan Predicts Passage OfBilltoWatchU.S.Spending WASHINGTON WJ-Spoixsors pre-, dieted cerlaln Senate approval today of K bill to give Congress «, professional staff to detect wasteful spending, However, tliey c one eded the measure probably will be modified to meet objections of veleran senators on the appropriations committee. Sen. McClellan, (D-Ark), sponsor of tho bill, said he thought Voting would t>e completed late In the (Jay. As reported by McClellnn's Government Operations Committee, the measure would create an 18- mcmber Joint congressional committee on the budget. Highly-Trained Staff The e r <>up would have a highly- trained technical staff which would check the year-round on spending: in the numerous federal departments. Sponsors said the sln.lt would cosl about $600,000 a year. But llusy estimated it could save billions. McClellnn told a reporter the very existence of the staff might cut down on requests for funds te- causc each executive agency would know Its nsc of the money •would be subject to thorou jh checking. McClellan said the nntion faces "ruinous inflation, economic chaos and bankruptcy" unless something Is done to Blow government spending. Backers of the bill pointed out that federal budgets have Jumped above tho 80 billion dollnr nmik, 20 times the level of 20 years ago. Yet, they said, Congress Is trying to deal with the huge expenditures by methods that were barely adequate many years ngo. Several members of the appro* uiallons commiliee criticized the bill during the opening debate yes- erdfiy. Sen. McKcllar (D-TcnnJ, i3-year-ol(i chairman of the group, .uggcstcd the measure would "do away with the Appropriations Committee" but McClellan firmly re- 'ecied this idea. Amendment rianncd Sen. HayUcn fD-Arl/sj, second ranking Democrat on the Appropriations Committee, announced Harrison School Boys Organize Hygiene Club A Junior Bocla 1 Hygiene Club was organised yesterday at Hnrrl- aon Negro High School here by boys lit the seventh, eighth and ninth grades. Charles Sanders wtvs elected president. Other oncers are Sanva! Jones, vice president; Joe Louis Flower, secretary; Jessie MenllJ, assistant secretary; Clarence Malone, treasurer; Robert Smith treasurer; Jessie Jackson, chaplain; and Bonbte Strickland, sergeant-alarms. Club iponsor fe I. T. Young, instructor at Harrison. he would offer on amendment to set up only a 10-mcinhcr joint committee with five each from the Scimte Government Operations Committee.-* and its Hou.se counterpart, the Executive Expenditures Committee, Sponsors of the bill said privately they would agree to the llayden amendment to soften Appropriations Committee objections to the measure as a whole. Webb City, Mo. Boy Hanged To Death WEBB CITY, Mo. 1,1')—The body of 11-ycnr-oJd nicliard Lee Miller was found hanging from a tree in the back yard of his home last night. The body, a sash cord around the neck, was found by the child's father, William Miller, who started a search after the hoy (ailed to return home. Sheriff George Hlckam i;ald It was believed the child slipped and fell from the tree while playing with the cord. Dr. n. D. Douglas, acting coroner, said there was a possibility Ilichnrti's clog nought to help him. Dog Imlrs were found on the bociy. 374 Chest X-Roys Are Made at Clinic in Dyess A tolal of 374 persons received free chest x-rays at the clinic sponsored yestcruny In Dycts hy the Mississippi! County Tuberculosis Association. The mobile unit was in West Ridge tin's morning anil hi Hnntls- vllle this afternoon. Tomorrow, the unit will he In Kelscr, located at lite Reiser blink. Mrs. Enrclll Richards was chairman of registrars for the Dyess clinic. Registrars were Mrs. P. s. Stansbury, Mrs. Mitchell Forrester. Mrs. Merlin Hay. Mrs. Hu&sell ClifUin, Mrs. Norman James ant' Mrs. E. C. Plckcns. Certificates Given 20 in Negro Vets Training Class Twenty members of n Ne(;ro veterans training class at Ifarrlson High' School rr-rielvfd certificates in a program at (lie school last nlRht. The certificates were presented by Joseph P. sweat, chief instructor of lilythrviile veterans schools to the following: H. llankerlon, Reffin Askew, Henry lirown, Mav.vood Dean frank Edwards. L. G. Orci-n, Herman Joseph, Clwrlos Kin!;. O. C. I.ove, William Moore, I.eRoy Mullin, Samuel Manors. Fred Otlum Alonzo Scaes. shcby Shannon, Robert Shlpp, I/.ou Sylvester, Momn Weatherston and Albert Willlnrcs. A talk on ciUzciiciiin -*ns cilven by Hev. Famous Smith. Roosevelt Campbell presented a vocal solo and Rev. Pearl James gave the invocation. Willie Mae Robinson was In charge of last night's program with 'Elvira Bnssy in charge of music. Ilobert Wiley, of the Ilarrlsor. faculty, Is In charge of the Negro veterans program. Costello Draws 6 Months in Jail NEW YORK 07')—Gambler Prank Costello WHS fiucil $5.000 and sentence! to m months in jirlson tortny for refusing to testify before the Senate Crime Ilivcsl!(;ntinK Corn- nilLtee. Sentence was pronounced by Fctlfrnl JuilBe Sylvester J. Rynn who denied Costello's last minute cf/ort to oljtnln ft mistrial. The sentence would be .served in n federal prison. Commodity >4r?c/ Stock Markets— New York Cotton Oiwn High Low 1:IS May ...... 4145 4166 4138 4162 July ...... 40-ia 4060 4042 4061 Oct ....... 3147 3717 3743 3771 Dec ..... . 3713 3741 3709 3737 New Orleans Cotton Obituaries Open High Low May ...... 4147 4163 4143 July ...... 4049 4OT5 4045 (Jet. ..... .. 3747 3773 3746 »CC ....... 3711 3741 3711 1:15 41S4 4070 377S 3737' Soybeans High Low May 291',1 28B',i July 280 286% Sep. . ........ 2K2'/t 279',j Nov 276:4 274** Close 201'1 288'i 282'i 276?; Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, ILL. I.D—(U.SDA)—Hogs 10,000; fairly active: barrows and gilts 40 to 50 lower than Monday's average; sows 25 to 50 lower; bulk choice Nos. 1, a nntl 3 100-230 Ibs 1C.C0.65; few early 10.50; several hundred head mostly choice Hos. 1 ami 2 under 220 Ibs 111.75; packer top Hi.CO; 240-270 Ibs full width of choice grade 15.CO-16.40; 280-330 Jb.s 15.25-50; 150-170 lljs 14.75-16.25; 120-140 Ibs 12.50-14.25; 100-110 Ibs 11.00-12.00; .sows 100 Ibs down 14.505.25; heavier sows 13.0-14.25; alBKS 11.50-13.50; boars 9.50-12.00. Callle 3,000. calves 1,000; opening generally .steady on nil classes; high choice 1.221-lb steers 35.00; other good nnd choice steers anc heifers 20.50-31.50; commercial nnd low good 27.00-29.00; utility awl commercial cows 21.50-24.00; can- ncrs nnd cutters 17.00-21.00; utility ami commercial bulls 23.00-26.25; culler bulls 19.00-22.00; good anc choice vealera 33.00-38.00; sorted prime venters 39.00-40.00; utility and commercial venters 22.00-28.00 Sheep TOO; market slow, stead\ to 50 lower; top bulk choice woolet offerings, some of which carrying few prime, ul one price of 28.50 several lots heavier nmt less <le slrnlile quality 27.00-28.00; Inclml ing part deck very heavy lamb; at 21.00; spring lambs about steady most sales good nnd choice spring crs 30.00-31.00: few prime up tc 35.00; slaughter ewes steady, most ly 12.00-1-1.00; culls 3.00-11.00. Antt-malarlal drugs can now be derived In part from furfural, < chemical obtained commercial!; from corn cobs. 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Rirei Are Conducted For Edward Lee Austin Services for Edward Lee Austin, two-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs Fay Austin, 2001 West Vine, 'me conclutccd yesterday at 2:30 at Full Gospel Tabernacle with the Kev. O. T. Oireiis officiating. The child dltd Saturday night in a Memphis hospital, Mr. and Mrs. Austin have two other sons, James and Nathaniel. Holt Funeral Home was In charge. 3 CcHtdfrfotM for State Senate Could Provide Crw/fe *• feay« S«mce PHONE (Continued from Page 1) manually operated phones. But a prolonged (strike could hurt dial service, too, by curtailing maintenance. I'urketln; fo Degln Last night. Henry Slayer, New York attorney for the CIO strikers, said nation-wide picketing would start tomorrow. He did not say why U was not scheduled yesterday or today. Union officials have said previi ously that 300,000 CIO telephone workers and thousands of independent union members would honor the picket lines, which would be manned by the 16.000 Western Electric installers and salesmen striking in 43 states. Lives To Be Kesjiecfcd John A. Brorterlck, president ol the United Telephone Organizations, nn Independent union, said 16.000 member repairmen and installers would respect the CIO lines In the New York City metropolitan area. Western Electric Is a telephone company subsidiary. It has plants 111 all states except Maine. Vermont, New Hampshire. Rhode Island, and Montana. These states are not affected on intra-statc service. The stales facing the tightest telephone snarl are New Jersey, Michigan, Northern California and Ohio. Some 51.000 CIO operators and clerks struck in these places at the same time as the Westen Electric workers. Nevada phone workers have re fused to Soil, In the slrike as long as negotiations continue. PRIMARY (Continued from Page I) for him for President. Stevenson Is reported to be President Truman's top choice for the nomination but to date he has publicly discouraged all suggestions that he moke the nice. Each party will elect 50 delegates to the national conventions In July, with state conventions at later dates to provitle 10 more on each side. Most of the 60 Republican candidates were expected to go to Taft because 30 Taft men in the state's 25 congressional districts were unopposed. Ninety GOP can- dlrtntes for delegates were running, mi:! mure limn two thirds had announced for Tart, who has tlic support of the state organization. Although the Romans occupied England for 400 years they never conquered Ireland. EVENING SHADE, Ark. (#>— Three announced candidates for state senator from the nth district could offer their constituents cradle to grave service. They arc Dr. Charles D. Tibbels, a practicing physician; J. W. Best, a funeral director, and Mason Ellis, a monument dealer. (Continued from P»ge W budge an inch." "It Can't Be Met" Other industry sources have steadfastly maintained they cannot meet Wage Stabilization Board recommendations for a n^i-cent hourly wage increase, union shop, and fringe benefits unless they get permission to boost their prices about $12 a ton. No such permission has been forthcoming from the government. Murray shows no sign of retreating from ills position that acceptance of te WSB recommendations offers the only chance of avoiding a strike. The union originally • demanded an IS^-cent hourly pay boost for workers earning an average S1.8B an hour. It asked a union shop throughout Ihe steel industry, a guaranteed animal wage and other benefits. Tile companies proposed that the .mion forego a wage increase and industry give up hopes of getting higher pries. ELECTION (Continued from Page 1) and proecutlng attorney, $20; and coroner, surveyor, Justice of the peace, and constable, S10. Filing deadline Is noon, April 30. Mr. Ivy moved that any surolus funds left from filing fees after expenses of the elections are paid be proportionately returned to candidates paying more than a 325 fee. The motion was unanimously adopted. Mr. Taylor announced the County Court had combined Cnrson and Troy Townships because there were not enough qualified voters in Troy Township to hold a ]e(*:d election. The Committee decided to increase the new C.-irfon Township representation on the Central Committee to three Instead of two. the increase to be effective upon expiration of terms of representatives now serving. The Central Committee will meet ( a«ain July 15 to choose election pudges and clerks, Mr. Taylor announced. STEEL STRIKE (Continued from Page I) reports that stabilization loaders were inclined to permit puncture of Che, sleel price ceiling to ease a settlement. This was denied in of- Ticial Quarters. It was known, however, that price and profit data were being assembled for use, if necessary, in ,-i message or statement Intended to focus public pressure on steel negotiators working in New York against (he midnight deadline. Would Support "Reasim" A government official told a reporter the figures would support the "reasonableness" of the H 1 /-!cent hourly wage increase recom- Board WSB). The study, it was added, would show that current steel industry profits would cover the added v:a^c costs "several times over." The implication was plain;: The government statement, if made, would put new heat on the steel industry to give ground, rather than on the CIO United Steelwork- crs Union which has accepted the WSB .lEtdemenl formula. S12 Increase Estimated The steel industry has estimated that price increases up to $12 n ton would be needed to cover the added cost of the pay increase and other benefits proposed by WSB for some 050.000 sleelworkers. Enemy Shells Minesweeper Warship* Furnish Most of Action Irt Korean War SEOUL. Korea (A—Red artillery shells splashed all around th« American minesweeper Endicolt when she swept inio Cbongjin harbor, 70 inileii fro,n Soviet Russia, the Navy reported toihiy. Shore batleries IIred 75 rounds of 120-millimeter shells at the converted destroyer, tlie Navy said, and the Bndicott was "sU'addlsii many times" by (lie shell bursts." Warships Furnish Action The Emlieott, other U.N. warships and planes from the U.S. air- cratl carrier Philippine Sea opened up on the Red batteries and silenced them. The Navy's report did not say whether (he Endicott was hit. Warships furnished most of Monday's action, and Tuesday started out the same way, as clouds and rain dampened air and ground action. Three I'robes Reported Ued shore artillery fired star shells in an effort to locate the U.S. destroyer Hamner. which wns harassing Communist positions near the eastern end of the 355-mile ground front last night. All fell short. The U.S. Eighth Army reported the Reds attempted three light probes Tuesday morning along tiie ground front. All were thrown back. Fog and clouds were so thick over Korea that not even weather reconnaissance planes took off before noon. !f Negro Deaths Matthew McGuftey Services for Matthew McGuffey were to he conducted this afternoon at J p.m. in Home Funeral Home Chapel by Rev. T. P. Conner. McGuffey died at his home here Saturday, He was 75. lie leaves one brother, William McGuffey of Mnrinnna, Ark.: And .three sisters. Preclonia Jones uf Blytheville, and Maggie Slaughter and Famiie Pftl- ton of Chicago, Jade varies in color from nearly white to dark green. Phone 4422 Walnut & First OOME NATIONS coi'Mw'T. And lliere are people in this country vlio are trying lo push America dovn the snme road. They don't speak out for socialism openly — llicy know most Americans don't want it Instead, tliey give per6ua?ive reasons for the s(c/w llint lead to socialism. There's one cine lliat will help yoti,recognise this hidden socialism. It's ihe old !ine; "Lei the frilfra! govern mail tlo it — or run it — or tain: it m:cr — or aim and o/jer«/e il." Wben ycrtt hear that, look out. For the more things llie federal government rnns, llie closer we «re to socialism — whether we waul it or no! — and die fewer rights and freedoms \ve have left for ourselves. .(iMpriVn rrm r\sco;i P KViafi.im — hrre'; how yon ran help: Recogni7e llie steps that lead to it. Help yonr friends and neighhors see ihe danger. And use your ballot wiselyl • "MEET COKI.ISS ARCHKn"-Sundl>5_CBS^8 P.M., Central Tiow. Ark-Mo Power Co.
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