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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 10, 1950
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OP NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLV—NO. 248 BlythevlUe Dally New* Ely tliev lite Courier BlythevUIe Herald Mississippi Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 1050 TWELVE SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Missco Farm. Bureau t Honors 4-H Winners The Mississippi County Farm Bureau paid tribute to tomorrow's faun leaders of North Mississippi County when It was host to approximately lag 4-H Club member:, leaders and guests at the annual Winners Banquet in the Hotel Noble Mirror Room last night. Moll tin Byrd of Leacliville aiKl^. — • Francis while of the Armorel Club were awarded special recognition as County Champion 4-H Girl and Boy; Bobbie Jean Byrd of Leachville was elected council president, and 14 other ploject winners honored during the banquet program. Elected to serve with Miss Byrd as council officers were: Virginia Pepper of Armorel, re-elected presi- —Courier News 1'linto above are: (left to right) Harvey Morris, secretary; Hcr- J. Wilson NBW BI.YTHEV1LI.K "T" OFFICERS—Shown moh Carlton, treasurer; James Terry, president; and John McDowell, second vice-president. Henry, who was not present when this picture was m ade, is first vice-president. ... ... ... Terry Elected President of Truman s $42 Billion Budget Brings Louder Clamor for Economy from Congressmen * Deficit Fails James Terry, Blytlieville abstrac- and the hearing of the annual pro- tor, yesterday was elected to hend gram and financial reports by the the Blythevllle "Y" for 1950. He will "Y" director, J. P. 3arrott. succeed J. W. Adams. ' The financial report showed a Elected to serve with Mr. Terry difference of about $3000 In the were J. Wilson Henry, first vice- proposed $14,088 receipts for 19,0 president; John McDowell, second and the actual receipts for 1949, vice-president; Harvey Morris, sec- when a total of $",519.21 was retary and Hermon Carlton, treas- brought into the "Y" budget. The »fer Both Mr. > Morris and Mr- funds included $8,980 from the Bly- fllrUon were re-elected to positions Ihvsville Community Chest, $1,314 held last year. ' for maintaining The election followed induction ceremonies tor .seven new directors. in membership funds to $1,000. Uudxcl Altered Expenditures for 1949 totaled Sll.160.-16. The administration of "Y" activities cost S4.059.72; maintenance, $2,891.20; program, $3,254.50, and miscellaneous expenses accounted for $951.35. The proposed $14.088 budget for 1950 has been altered since it was T _, approved because of the Commun- concessions Ity Chest Fund being lowered and stand; and $290 from membership, the cessation of rental payments Plans for 1950 call for an Increase Sec "V" Rlil'ORT on !'age 12 Donation of Power Refunds To School Program Sought Assignment of Payments by Ark-Mo Customers' F Would Bring $30,000 to Apply to New Buildings The Chamber of Commerce Education Committee last night pledged its assistance to the Blytlieville School Board in "giving some 6,000 Arkansas-jMissotiri Power Company I $us.Uvmers tbw > opporl;uTH" scheduled yS.Cund from thfc company to the school board. „,? . + -i Water Is-Still the Rise At Big Lake Highway 18 remained open this morning in spite of nearly tvro feet of water that covered It at Big Lake but travel over the submerged area was listed as extremely dangerous. C. G. Redman, secretary of Drainage District No. 17 reported a gauge reading of 17.72 feet at the Big Lake Bridge at 11 o'clock this morning. This Is a rise of .33 of a foot in the past 24 hours, he sain*. Flood stage is 10 feet. And Mr. Redman stated that there ts no promise of a let up, at least in ttie near future. "We are just now getting the crest from the first rnin and I have been Informed that there war a heavy rainfall in the Kennett, Mo., area last night so we are due to gcet even more water within the next few days," he said. The high water has left Manila almost water-bound. Only one main highway leading out of the f ty is passable, Highway 18 to ic west. Traffic on Highway which connects Highway 18 with Highway -io near Reiser, has been stopped at Ftoodwny due to high water, it was reported. Effort Renewed To Postpone Bell Telephone Strike ST. 1X>OIS. Jan. 10—«V-U. S. conciliators will meet tomorrow morning with officials of Southwestern Bell Telephone Co., In a renewed effort to avert a six-state strike by the utility's 50.000 workers. After meeting with company officials, the conciliators plan to confer with representatives of division CIO Communications Workers bf America. One o{ the conciliators, A. E. Johnson, termed the situation "stubborn." He satd developments in the separate meetings will det- I ermine whether anything further can be accompoli.shcd by Joint meetings. latest crisis in the dispute came : last Friday when the company rejected a union demand for an overall wage increase of 15 cents an I hour anrt 14 other proposed contract I changes. Union officials have said they I will feel (ree to strike at midnight I next Sunday, which imrks ihe end I of a truce arranged by Gov. For- j means that an estimated $30,000 will be made available to he board for the nev high school luilding and for the completion of he Negro school system should ;hose entitled to the refund agree o make it payable to the Board. Only customers living within the Blythevllle school district will be asked to participate in the project. However, last night's action of he Education Committee Is subject to approval of the Chamber's Board of Directors since the latter group has not had the opportunity :o approve the committee. Payment Voluntary Chamber president Alvin Huffman, jr.,-pointed out that school and power company officials emphasized the necessity to expedite the project since customers are slated to get their refunds in the form of credit on bills to be made up within the next two weeks. "Payment of the money to the school board will be entirely voluntary on the part of our customers," Ark-Mo President James Hill, Jr., said today. "We have assured the board that the company will cooperate in every way possible to reach the individual customer and give him the opportunity of assigning his refund to the project," he..stated. Power company officials said the individual refund will range from few cents to several dollars- The job of contacting individuals will probably go to high school students—both Negro and white. School Superintendent \V. B, Nicholson, advisor to the Education Committee, said last night that the school will handle the door- to-door calls which will be necessary. He indicated the campaign will get underway Monday. Pit Strikes Hit 3 New Sfeel Firms' Unexplained Walkouts By Soft Coa! Miners Take 57,000 Off Jobs dent; Anna Mae Green of Armorel, secretary; Edward Welch of Lcnch- ville. rcjwrler; nnd Jo Alice Mc- G«Ire, sons leader. Miss Bonnie Helen of Arkansas County, un international Exchange student who spent the summer in Switzerland, was the guest, speaker at the bamiuct. S3k l told how her 4-H work, wlik'h included nine years of membership, had taken her to state -1-H Congress,, National 4-H Congress, and finally been Instrumental in having her chosen as one of the "i;rass roots diplomats and good will ambassadors" to tour KUrope last summer to observe farm practices there. J.ick Duclns Honored Jack Duclos, retiring president of lliu council, was master of ceremonies at the banquet- After turning over his duties lo the new president, Miss Byrcl. he was presented a §50 bond from the state Extension Service for his work in soil conservation. He w o n third place in the state in this project. A guest of the North Mississippi County 4-H dub members was 1-a- voti Easley of Biirdette who won a trip to the National 4-H Club Con- Krcss H.S state champion cotton production projects. In his dis- eus-sion of the congress he stressed the importance oi trying new agricultural methods for best results and for keeping accurate records. After presentation of the awards to project winners, medals nnd 4-H jackets, and the Winners Calendar for 1950, H- C. KnappenVjerger, vice- president of the Farm Bureau in Mississippi county, presented Miss Bobbie Joan Byrd, winner in the eLler Electric Methods project for the Northeast Arkansas District and in North Mississippi County, with an electric mixer for her achievements. She was also county winner in cooking a nd achievement! U. S. Destroyers Arrive to Escort Shell-Damaged Freighter to Port By Wayne lllcliiinlson Aboard the Plying Arrow, Jan. 10. (/F 1 )—Two American destroyers were alongside the shell battered freighter Flying Arrow tonight ready to escort her to any port but Communist Shanghai. They arrived in midaftcrnoon. They are the Stlckcll and Bausell. LI. del C. 1. Stuart of Clilro, Calif., who boarded the freighter from the Stickell, said escort would be provided to any port but ihc ship's destination, Shanghai. In the distance lurked a Chinese gunboat at dusk. It was the only other vessel In sight, although other Chinese Nationalist warships had been visible during the day. The ship was hit by 30 to 40 Nationalist gunboat shells in international waters yesterday. She was about twenty miles off the Chinese mainland when the nt- tack started. HIT master. Capt. DiivM Jones, 31, of Chicago, says the shell hits rendered her imsrnworthy. He aski'd for U.S. Naval escort to the nearest port for repairs. , .Shanghai NVarcsl I'ort The nearest port Is Shanghai, where the Isbrundlxcn Line freighter was bound with a RCII- eral cargo worth $10.000.000. Nationalists say they have mined the approaches to Shanghai. U. Stuart satd the two destroyers would remain here as long as the Flying Arrow and the American Slate Department desired, (In Bangkok. Thailand (Slam), Vice Adm. Russell S. Berkey. commander of the U.S. Seventh 1'ask Force, said naval cratt will protect American merchiintmcn • on the Men seas but not inside Chinese terrilorlal waters. (mere has been no comment from the Stale Department In . (A second Isbrandl.sen Line (rduhter, the Brooklyn Heights, ,=, .scheduled to sail for Shanghai /nrnorrow from Hong Kong. Aiuercan skippers have been J«mictl by the U.S. State Dfpart- .ui'iit they may lose their license jf (hey take their ships into plnrkaclcil Chinese Communist jiorls.) ' Slays lit Anchorage 'Hie Flying Arrow made no .nove lo try to leave her anohor- 'me which Is still far out In International waters. The morning of the attack f »t up early to watch the arrival f>r the ship out-side the mouth of (he Yangtze River. On the star- tioard side about 200 yards awny tvns a lone Chinese gunboat. It iv?.s .sending warnings hy Winker (lint, mines wore being laid. Even ill that we least expected See ni:STUOVI-:i!S on Page 12 rest Smith oj Missouri. County's Officers Continue Probe Into Theft of Safe North Mississippi County peace officers today were continuing their investigation of the robbery Sunday night of Unwell Gill's pool room near Little River In which a safe containing approximately $200 In cash was carried away. Deputy sheriff Holland Aifcen who with Officer Smalley, critnlna investigator for the Arkansas Stat< Police, are conducting the invest! gation. said this morning that the initial investigation yesterday fail ed to reveal much. The pool room, which Is locatc< three miles south of Boseland on a county road, was entered through a side window, he satd. The safe which weighed approximately 45 pounds, was believed lowere< through the same window and car rled away In a waiting car or truck he salfi. At 11 am. today the safe hai j not been located. PITTSBURGH, Jan. . 10—Wt— Valkouts by soft coal miners today pread to three more steel com- aanies which operate coal pits. A- out 57,000 diggers are idle in seven tates In the unexplained walkouts. At least 30,000 Western Pennsyl- 'ania miners now are idle. About r ,200 stopped work at "captive," or non-commercial mines this morn- ng. The number of idle Alabama niners rose from 5,000 to S.OOO. In Virginia, 2,300 striking miners returned to work. That left only 250 still out at one mine. The seven reopened mines* are owned by the 31lnchfield Coal corporation. About '0 men at one. Kentucky mine resumed work, leaving 5,000 still out. Miners failed to show up on the second day of the strike at some rits owned by the Jones and Laughlin Steel Corporation. Wheeling Steel Corporation and Bethlehem Steel orporation. Industry sources think (here's ittle chance of a general return to work before Monday. The nation's coal niilKrs now are working only Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays on orders of John I,. Lewis, president of the United Mine Workers. Strikers Drm'l Know Why Many ot the idle miners don't even know why they arc not working. The operators say the walkout Is another effort to needle them Into signing a new- conirnct. The strike began yesterday morning. UMW officials denied the action was ordered by union headquarters. By nightfall scores of mines were empty in Pennsylvania. West Virginia, Kentucky, Alabama, Virginia, Ohio and Utah. Some miners — those who were willing to talk with outsiders about it—said the .strike was decided on at meetings of their UMW locals. Other miners said their locals held no meetings; they're slaying away from the mines because "that's the healthy thing to do when there's & strike on." It's not a nationwide strike. Some Industry sources said the walkout probably will end without warning, just as it began. They termed it a planned policy of harassment which will continue to strike at random — here today, somewhere else next week. No full scale work stoppage is expected. That might crcato the "emergency" required for government intervention under the Taft- Harlley law. represented ;.the ^Farrn^ Bureau it 'welcoming''the guests'. He"told' trie 4-H members that building leadership through youth organizations was Ihe most profitable project undertaken by the farm organizations, since capable leaders for tomorrow were resulting from such training. L. G. Nash, a consistent 4-H supporter, presented (he county champions with sliver services as a personal gift, and also presented the | tractor maintenance; Ellis nny 1-H rilESinnXT—Bobble Jean Byrd of Lcachville, former County champion Girl and a project winner for several years, last night was elected president of the Mississippi County 4-H Club Council. winners calendars. Project winners receiving jackets from the Farm Bureau along with medals were: Virginia Pepper of Armorel, clothing; Letha Swain of Gosnell, cooking; Inez Lesley of Armorel, home improvement; Jo Anne Ward of Gosnell, dairy production; Naomi White of Armorel, food preservation; Bobble Jean Byrd, better electric methods; Melthn Byrd, leadership, and landscaping. Boys Winners In the boys division, winners were: Wayne Blake of Blacfcwater. handicraft; Johnny Young of Lost Cane, swine; Edward Welch of Leachville, State Hospital Physician Faces Grand Jury Action Swain of Gosnell, corn; Hobby Don Hoskins of Pawhcen, safety; Jack Duclos of Promised Land, soil conservation; and Francis White oi Armorel, county champion. Mrs. C. F. Michaels, president oi the Comity Council o( Home Demonstration Clubs, presented 4-H dress revue winners with billfolds for their achievements. Winners were: Naomi White, Bertha Hlcrt- soe of Dell, Lctha Swain, Donna Ragcn and Jnanlta Rasl, both of Gosnell. Bcrnice Odom of Armorel was See 1-lf WINNER on rage' 12 1.33-Inch Rainfall Here Boosts Monthly Total to 5.80 Inches New York Cotton Open High Low 1:30 Mar 3002 3095 3088 3095 May 30U1 3094 3086 K»3 Jllly 3037 3057 3M.i 3052 Oct. . 28M 2E64 2855 2862 Dec 2SW 2853 2«M 2S51 Heavy showers In Ulythevllle last rainfall and boosted [he month's totn rainfall for January. +— Last, night's rain brought the total since Jan. 1 to 5.80 inches. The normal mean January rainfall for Blytheville is 5.43 Inches, according to U.S. Weather Bureau figures. Heavy rains also fell over most of Arkansas last night. The U.S. Weather Bureau sniti the downpour wasn't expected to change materially the flood situation on the state's already-swollen rivers. Heaviest rainfall was reported at Mt. Tda. in western Arkansas, where 3.21 inches were recorded for the 24 hours ending at 7 a.m. today. Other readings Included: Jessie- villc 2.38; Scarcy 1.98: Newport 1.95; Morrilton 1.91; Pine Bluff l.SO: Mena 1.62; Mammoth Spring 1.C6- Little Rock 1.47. Tiie rnin was lighter In South Arkansas Camden reported a .93 inch fall; Texarkana .65, and El Dorado .41. In Memphis, heavy rain swamped weather-battered Memphis today and sent waters from clogged drainage ditches and storm sewers into the streets. Some Intersections were almost impassable. The wind and rain knocked out five branch power lines during the night. And they slowed repair of damages from last week's devastating Ice storm, which left behind a repair bill that may top S2.COO.OOO. Near Kennett. Mo., the murky St. Francis River, fed by heavy rains overnight and melting snow and ice, today had climbed to nearly half a foot higher than on January 21, last year, when it broke through levees along Levee restrict 25 and flooded thousands of acres of farm land. The levee district had about 40 patrols stationed at points along the watcrsoakcd levee today lo send night resulted In 1.33 inches oi to date over the normul mean alarm in case the dikes should weaken to a danger point. Condition of Accident Victim of Leachy'ilte Still Termed Critical The condition of Glenn Burgess, 23, of I^eachville wlio was seriously injured yesterday In a tralfic accident on Highway S3 near Bay, remained critical this morning attendants at St. Bernards Hospital in Jonesboro reported. Burgess is suffering from severe internal injuries and a crushed lace received yesterday when the car in which he was riding plowed into the rear of a trailer truck stalled on the highway. Billy Reid, 21. and his father Tom Reid, 43, also of Leachville, who were injured in the same accident, were reported as somewhat improved by attendants. They were less seriously injured. DEVALLS 1JLUFI today faced grand Jury ncllon on i ! operator during an argument over Dr. M. O. Berry was bound over to the Prairie County grand Jury by Justice of the Peace Lawrence Church at a preliminary hearing here yesterday. He Is charced with assault with Intent to kill in connection with the stabbing of Ilob- ert Drew, Jr., 23, at tile OasLl Cafe here Last No. 18. Similar charges ngainst Dr. Georc,e W. Jackson, State Hospital superintendent, nnd Dr. W. G. Jenkins were dismissed, but Prosecutor J, B. Reed .said the grand jury may-investigate thc-ir status as accessories. He commented that "It is a tight question of law." Seven members of the State Hospital staff, returning from a duck hunt, were in tile party at the calc when youn^ Drew was stabbed. Drs. Jackson and Jenkins and Dr. H. C. Miles and J. D. Hannah also are charged with drunkenness and disturbing the peace In connection with the Incident. Immediately alter the pielimin-. ary hearing for till: three doctors on Ihe assault to kill charges, Church began trial of the four men on the drunkenness and disturbing the peace charges. It was recessed shortly before midnight until 2 o'clock this aflcrnnon. Testimony Conflicts Highly conflicting testimony was given at the lenythy hearing yesterday, ami two officers said that Dr. Jenkins offered tliem "hiishmoney." Slate Patrolman L. W. Gwyn rejiortcd that while, he was investigating the trouble. Dr. Jankins said "ff It's hush money you want. I'll give you $1,000." He added that Dr. Jackson Immediately told him, 'he doesn't mean that, he doesr. t know what lie is saying." Trooper Gwyn s:iid it sounded to him like "drunken talk" and added that about two hours afl/.T the stabbing. Dr. Jenkins was the or'y one of the party he considered • drunk. Deputy Sheriff H. L. Forester. Devalls Bluff, also testified about the "hush money" olfi-rlng. but said he did not hear Dr. Jackson say anything about It. He ^and Hazen Police Chief Jne Harper, also a deputy sheriff, said in their opinion all the men were drunk. Young Drew ami tiis father, Robert t,. Drew, Sr., testified that tbc hospital employes were loud and profane when they entered the ptoce; nnd became angry because the Drews would not serve them Ice and ordered them to stop drinking whiskey In Ehc place. Ily Jim Th""" 15s "" Ark Jan III' (/1 ''~ A atiltc I'" 5 !' 11 ' 11 Physician charge that he stabbed a cule rving mixers for llciuor drinks. Chinese fo Get Arms from U.S. 'Turkish Ship.LoadsV 'Tanks, Armorer/ Cars At Philadelphia Pier UAfA, O., Jan. 10—(/TV—T h c 00 rarlouds nf armored cars hl'iliff M|i!ii:i] tti Formosa from Philadelphia were provided by UH; iA onliiiince Dcpol. I.I. Col. 1C. H. I'ontalne, commatuler «t the ilcjinl, said U cnniplclrd loading of the anuorctl vehicles last Frill a J. To Bring Cry For Tax Hike liy Douglas I!. Cornell WASHINGTON, Jan. 10— (At'}—A Congressional economy clamor grew lovulev today around President Truman's §42.000,000,000 out-of- balnnce budget. Nearly all tlie Senators and members were saying openly or behind their hands that .spcndiiiK will bo too high, the deficit, will be loo big and they ought to get out the ax and go to work on the budget. Yet 111 years past all that talk of economy in January often has turned out to be still Just that in June— still just talk. And some lawmakers arc aware that this year's economy ciunpatisu also could turn out to be more talk thou action. Senator Aikcn (U-Vt) summed up that ix)lnt of vinv/: "I hud been anticipating a deficit. And It is going to be difficult to pare it any in thl.s election year. Wo may tie able to make some reduction but not to any great extent." Nor were there any loud calls for a hefty tax increase, or even for the "moderate" one Mr. Truman keeps asking for. A tax lx>ost would help blot out some of the t5,lS3,000,- 000 In red ink that's in prospect for the year starting next July 1. Sentiment seemed to be running the other v.',iy, toward a cut in taxes, If anything. Deficit May I!c fliggcr Furthermore, it looks as if that $5.133,000,000 deficit might be bigger than Mr. Truman counted on. He based his estimate partly on an Idea that Congress would up mall rales by 1395,000,000. It Congress fails to provide part or all of the Increase, Die deficit will go up just that much, A bill to raise postal Soybeans Open High lav close Mar .... 230*« 232*1 230',i 232'i Mav 2 2 '*< 229 *« 227 "' 229 ' 4 July 223!» 225!« 223S 225->i N. O. Cotton Open High Low 1:,10 Mar. . May . July . Oct. . Dec. . ...3086 3088 ,, 3085 3088 ... 3043 3046 ... 2&53 28-53 ... 2838 28i8 3031 3080 3035 284-S 2833 3038 3036 3041 2852 2835 Weather PIIlLADKIJ'lirA, Jan. 10. f/T) — lincty carloads of tanks and nrm- rfd cnrs consigned to the Chinese ovcriuncnL at Formosa were loaded board a Turkish freighter at a 'Iiilndclpliln pier today. Official. 1 ; of the Reading Company disclosed that the tanks and ars were Lrnnsportcd over Heading fnes from "somewhere In Ohio" i pier along the Dc-lav/arc River in ort Richmond, located In the inrth eastern: section of Philadelphia. /hiding was begun tills- morning Aboard the 8,077-ton freighter. S.S VtardJn. owned by Mnrla T.A.S. of Istanbul, Turkey. ARCIUS for the ship, B. H. Sobel /nun A; Co., Inc., said the ship wll rlcpart next week. The np;cnts dc cci t/> f-lvc dctnUr-d informfiUon the consignment, stating nr ccmvnl with the Turkish coin pnuy prohibits release of any new report* to the press. Defense Deparlrm.-nt officials *n Washington said they had no recent Information about Chinese amis rt'hnses but that Chlmi had not Exhausted the 5125,000,000 aid voted the 80th Congress. Arkansas forecast: Partly cloud and colder this afternoon and to night. Wednesday fnlr and wnrme In northeast portion. Missouri 'orccasi: Fair this af tcrnoon and tonight, copier south cast h,\if of state. Wednesday parti cloudy, warmer west antl north por tions. Low tonight, border; high wed 40's, Minimum this morning- K. Nfaxlmum yesterday—67. Suaset today—5:08. Sunrise tomorrow—7:07. Precipitation 24 hours to 1 am. today—1,33. Total since Jan. 1—5:80. Mean lernpiralurc (mli'raay between high nnd low)—Sfi.5. This Date l.lsl Minimum this mornlnc,—42. Maximum yesterday—72. Precipitation Jan. 1 to this date —U5. Action Delayed On Appointing New Navy Chief WASHINGTON, jnn. lo—w*— ptmnnds for nil Inquiry into the /jusl-cr of Adm. Louis Dcnfdd as /hlcf of iHU-al operations tod Ay dc"d Senate commit toe action on nomination of Adm, IVinest P. ^herman as Denfeld's .successor. The armed servirx.s committee Decided at a stormy session to defer Consideration ol the Shermnn appointment until Jan, 19 after Jen- Jitor Knowiand 'R-Calif) called for (he Inquiry. Dcnttld 7,-as ousted by Secretary ,if the Navy Matthews, with PreM- /tent Truman '$ a pproval, aftcr lie louse committee, while a $113,000,100 bill lm.1 been approved by a Snnnte committee. But backers say hey expect trouble in getting either me all the way through Congress. The deficit Is the Kap • between he $12,-139,QflO,OOn spending nnd $37,300,000,000 in Income Mr. Tru- tinn esblmntcc! for the government n the coming fiscal year. The ne\v figures compare with $'13,297,000,000 of expenditures, $37,- fCL.OQO.GOO n! revenue and a deficit of $5,5:11,000,000 for the present year closing next Juno 30. Once more, the biggest Item In the new budget is around $18,000.000.000 for national defense nnd International uffairs—to keep America and her allies strong In tnt? cold war against Riissirt. Defense accounts for $13,500,000,000 of that total. Then there ts SI2.500,000.000 for programs :it home—more help for the old folks and unemployed, price supports for formers, housing, nnd the Truman "fair Dcnl" pliin. Some congressmen are anying the President had better not bank cm getting some of the newer parts of hU program—like health insurance. PiKconhQltng them Is one way they could trim the pending proposed Jn the budget. Favor Onr-IIill System The direct way Is to use tlv- knife on appropriations, either in committees or on senate nnd House floor's. Economy advocates say Uimping all appropriations into one b!g bill for the first time would make it easier lo do some slicing. The Senate Appropriations Committee already has voted to try the one-bill .system. Chairman Cannon (D-Mo) of the House committee- would like to go along. Sprier Rayburn isn't entirely .sold on the idea. Cannon's committee already has st.rted work on this session's appropriations. Mr. Tnminn's fellow Missourton tctcl the House yesterday it can count on the committee to do some cutting. For the luos-t part, Democrats were silent <«i tho budget. Here nnd there one of the top leaders had ft good word for it. when a rej>orter asked for it. Republicans were quick opportunity for ctit- to seize the icism. New York Stocks 1:30 p m. Quotations: AT&T Anaconda Copper Hnth Steel ', an '- ,V ',, ;"> d protested to the House Armed Chrysler it. 2:>-.>i ..ouui 'q crv .| C€! , committee that the Navy | Gen Electric in in. ^^ not Rcttin; , a f ,i| r brca k undcrloen Motors <he unification of the armed services. Knowland satd he wanted to piow whether Denield had been /lied because of that testimony. Several Republicans including /Senator Bridges (R-NHi and Gur- fiey <R-SD» supported Know-land's flea for delay. ' But Senator Byrd (D-Va) and Chairman Tydings (D-Mdl argued (here was no connection between (he Den/eld oust?r and Sherman's Appointment to succcced him. Monteomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester National Distillers Republic Steel .. Hadfo Socony Vacuum Studebakcr .. . Standard of N J Texas Corp J C Penney \1 S Steel Southern U7 t-3 30 l-'J 32 1-2 G6 1-4 « 1-8 71 3-4 57 13 1-4 23 1-8 2:1 5-3 24 1-2 13 1-2 IS 3-1 21 1-2 67 1-2 61 5-S 56 1-2 27 3-R 43 5-3 Pacific ...'. 83 1-4

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