The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 13, 1950 · Page 1
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST.' ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLV—NO. 251 BlythevlUe Dally New* Blythevllle Courier BlythevlUe Herald Mississippi Valley ijcader BLYT1IEVILLE, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 1950 TWELVE PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Rotary, C. of C. Support Refund Donation Move Chamber of Corrtmerce . Indicates Doubted ,T Membership Planned Blytlieville's Rotary Club and Chamber of. Commerce bolh un nounced yesterday support and endorsement of the move to turn buck an estimated $30,000 :n Arkansa-s- Mlssouri Power' Company refund. 1 to the Blytheville School Board. The Chamber's board 01 directors also hinted ut undertaking its most ambitious membership program for 1950. Rotary Club members at yesterday's meeting pledged themselves to support the campaign which will allow each Ark-Mo customer to assign his refund to the School Board for use In the new high school and for completion of the Negro school plant. A few hours later, the Chamber's board of directors, meeting in the City Hall olfice, gave speedy approval to its education committee's recommendation that the group lend Ms support lo the project. Following this action, the board approved appointments to 13 committees. After the board meeting ,the rating cohunittce convened and this afternoon will bring & recommendation to the membership committee to make an effort to more than double the 348 memberships now constituting the Chamber. May Seek 800 Members k It was explained Unit should tlie *950 goal of 800 memberships be readied, thc Chamber will assume a more aggre.ssive policy toward industrial development. One new commitVce, building and onLng, was added to the list for 1950 and another, the special committee on recreation and playgrounds, was dropped. Tjast year's health, safety and traffic commute this year will operate as two different committees, one to deal solely with health and safety. li. G. Nnsh will head the health and safet ycommittee, which is expected to Give its attention lo thc city's acute sewer problem, am Taylor was named chairman of the building and oning committee. •' '' 7 '' : '" Jfmmlc Sanders' will heftd thc traffic committee. NSLI Dividends i Are Exempt from Seizure for Debts WASHINGTON, Jan. 13—(«">—GI dividend checks arc exempt from seizure for payment of debts, the Veterans Administration said today. Thc Treasury Department printed Us first large batch of the World War n Insurance dividend checks yesterday, and thc Post Office Department will start mulling them— at a proposed rate of 200,000 a day, 1,000.000 a week—next Monday. The major pavt of the $2,800,000.000 dividend is to foe paid out by next June 30. There are about 10,000,000 policy holders. The Veterans Administration said in a statement that the dividend checks "may not be withheld from veterans as security for indebtedness due an Individual or firm." It added that it issued the announcement "alter noting that some veterans h.ave directed that their checks be mailed to certain busines. 1 establishments in various localities.' "We have no choice but to hono] such requests, since the veteran ha: the right to have his check mnllcc to any address he designates," VA said. "However, no one has the lega right to withhold dividend check from veterans after receipt, eilhe for settlement of a debt or for an: other reasons." The dividend checks also ar exempt from income taxes. tains Aggravate hreat of Flood nDunklin County High Water Hampers Traffic and U.S. Mail In Western Missco niiiN'A. Ark., Jan. 13—MV— Winds near turmvdlc force killed a farm roman and injured her husljaml lear here early Imlay. The vlclim was .Mrs. I,. A. llooji, US. Her Uus- lanil, G-l, suffered head and iijuric.s. Committees which *will function under first vice president Hiley B. Jones follow: Civic and national siliih'a—R. A. Porter, chairman, J. Louis Cherry, Harry W. Haiues, Charley Rambo, f , M. smart. Education -E. B. Thomas, chairman, Hermon Carlton, Dr. J. C. Guard, Harry A. Haines, C. L. Mc- waters, L. G. Nash, W. B. Nicholson, Max B. Reid, J .B. Stevenson, Jr., James Terry. Health and safety—L. G. Nash, chairman, W. M. Bcrryman, C, A. Cunningham, Oscar Pendler, G. G. Hubbard, Jr., W. H. Pease, Russell Phillips. Industrial—J. L. Gunn. chairman, K B. David, Doyle Henderson, \V. S. Johnston. Riley B. Jones, Clyde Kapp, J. A. Leech, Max Logan, B. A. Lynch, J. V. Dates, E. M. Regenold. G. L. Smythe, Jesse Taylor. Membership—B. H. Hays, chairman, H.'C. Bash, Rosco Craiton, E. B. David, C^car Fenriler, Dr. J. C. Guard, \V. L. Horner, H. H Levitch, Max Logan. B. A. Lynch. R. A. Nelson, Frank Nelson, Charles Ray Ncwcomb. Russell Phillips, A. B. Reese. E. M. RegenoW. Publicity'— Harry A. Haincs, chairman, H. H. Levitch, Harold Sudbury. Committees which will operate Sec C of C on I'.ific 12 Agri Committee Okays Farm Bill Early Vote Sought On Measure to Relieve Hardships WASHINGTON, Jim 13—AttiO in (.he House of Representatives expected next week on the Coole bill ami amendments seeking to relieve hardships mid Inequities in 1930 cotton acreage allocations, tt was disclosed today. Rep. Cooley, (D., N-C.) author of the bill and chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, which yesterday approved the bill, \va-s conferring today with House leaders in an effort to get the measure called up as quickly as possible. It Ls hoped to obtain a vote by Thurs- I day or Friday of next week. , . 1 "".. ••-.—: "'A,-,." , •*-,?- • '"?'.-' o ji o iiAor.-:; o i tlie n icssure PL'] i eve | that thc measure will permit an increase of 1,400,000 acres in the overall allocation of 21,000,000 announced last year for -1950. As approved by tiie committee, the bill would provide: That no individual farm allotment for 1950 shal be less thnn 70 per cent of the average acreage planted in m6-7-&, or 50 per cent of the highest acreage planted during any oen of thc three years. In no event is the allotment to exceed W per cent of the tilled land on the farm- That any part of the acreage nl- Intmenb which will not be planted may be surrendered to tiie county committee and reallocated to relieve inequities and hardships. Thus acreage would apply toward the 70 per cent minimum farm allotment. That any acreage .surrendered or transferred will be regarded as having been planted by the original holder unless "hereafter otherwise provided by law." Additional rain during the pasi 224 hours and the prospect of >;lil no re tomorrow nnd Sunday caused increased concern in low Jam in Southeastern Missour where the Little Red and the St Prancis rivers arc threatening to break through levees, it was disclosed today. An additional -55 of one inch o rain was reported today for Uly thcvillc by R. E- Bhiylnck, officia obscn-pr for the United States Weather ttureau. The tot;il rainfall fo the first 12 days of January wa 7.28 inches. The ynuge ol thc lower end o Big Lake stood at 18.34 feet thi morning, which is more than eigh feel above flocd stage, C. O. Rtid man, secretary for Drainage Distrie No. n, reported. The flood waters i the Hitj Lfike area are being hcl between thc levees and the levee are not in danger, it was salted. Mr. Redman said there is conccr over .some of the Little River levee hi Missouri if the rainfall continue Eius Service Curtailed The iitg Lake reading this morning was .14 of a fool higher than the reading yesterday. A slight fall was noted yesterday on the upper portion of the lake, but additional rain already has reserved this trend and higher stages can be expected. The Ma this Bus Line no longer is taking passengers or express' west on Stale Highway 18 to Manilu and points west because of the high water at Big Luke. The bus out off Blythcville is operating only to Roscland and returning and from Jonesboro to thn east, the buses run o Manila and return to Jonesboro. Vest e rd ay the bus PS ope ra t t-d to the levees at Big Lake and passengers walked over the railway Bridge to the opposite side to continue their journey by bus. Passengers to points west of Big Lake are being .sent to Turrcll for transfer to buses into Jonesborp nnd then east Into Manila "and LeachviJle. Postmaster R .S. Stevens said that a similar arrangement is being used for thc Star Route mail service between here and HoscUmd, anil between Jonesboro and MuniU. Mail to tfonesbnro and the we.sterii par of Mississippi County is being sent by rail to joiiesboro by the way Coal Is Critically Short in 36 Cities Report Follows Truman's Denial of Any Fuel Shortage U.S.C. of C. Says Russians Accused Of Aiding Chinese Reds Plan Assault —Courier News Vhotu .SCOUTKItS HONOR C'LAlllMAK—R. A. Porter (right) is shown as he receives a miniature Scout statue from J. Louis Cherry (left) for his contribution to Scouting progress ui the North Mississippi County District [list year. During Mr. porter's term as district chairman one of the best records in North Mississippi County scouting records was marie. The presentation was a pan of the 1930 planning meeting at the Jaytee clubhouse last night. Boy Scow* Activities for 1950 To Be Expanded in North Missco Scouting activities for 1050, to include establishment of neighborhood commissions, leadership training courses, a board of review, court ol lionor, and the organization ot seven new Scout, units, were outlined it a planning meeting last night at the Jaycec clubhouse. group of about 40 scout/ers, In- {^Contractor Hurt While Hunting Near Paragould •less M. White, li. Blytlicvillc oon- tvuclor, rn;iy lose Ills lisllt eye ns tlie result of a hunting accident Thursday nfteinoun. Mr. Wh '••• was qunil luuitmg nctir BrooViIruui. between Jonosboro alirl Parngould. when bird shot entered the eyeball. Police in Jonesboro snid Johnnie White, 2i>. nephew of the injured man. nnd R. D. Hughes, Jr., 22. sniri they Tired simultaneously nt n covey ot birds nnd did not know |_ whose shot, entered Mr. white's eye. After treatment In Jonesboro, he To Brf No Kiirther Cuts H- F. Qhtendorf of Qsceola. president of the Mississippi County Farm Bureau, discussed provisions of the Cooley acreage measule with Rep. E. C. Gnthings in Wnshington during a telephone con versa t tor and reported that he was assured that (he measure will not result in acreage cuts for any cotton producers under he allocations annuuncec in December. The aim of the new bill, it was explained, it to permit adjustments of Tun-ell. Kains General Over State LITTLE ROCK. Jan. 13— Sec FLOODS on Tg. 12 Strength Test In 0/eo Battle Due Tuesday WASHINGTON. Jan. 13_«p)_ Tliere may be n major of .strength next Tuesday in tlie Senate's oleoniargarine-v.s-buttcr .scrap Spokesman for both sides said they believed an agreement could Horsier, Wilson Buy Lee Motors Oldsmobilc Agency Sold by George Lee, 'Miss Mabel Hogdn Sate of the Lcc Motor Company 113-117 Eiist Main, by George' M Lee and Mis. 1 ; Mabel Hogun to Jess Homer and C. J. <Bud) Wilson was announced today by Mr. Homer. Sale of the OlcLsniobilc car anil GMC truck dealership was completed yesterday with the new owners taking over today. Mr Horner stated that the name of the firm will he changed to Homer-Wilson Motor Company and that n formal opening is being plnnnod simultaneously with the showing of the I050 Oldsmobilc. Air, Horncr .sta!rd that ho and Mr. Wilson planned no immediate personnel changes other Uinn the adding of Glenn Horner to the snles staff. , cluding Eric Rodticrs, of Joncsboio, chairman of the Eastern Arkansas Area Council of Buy Scouts of America, and oral Smith, council scout executive, attended the bar- Ijeque and planning meeting. Highlighting the plnnnlng session was the presentation of a Scout statuette to R. A. porter. By Harold Ward WASHINGTON. Jan. 18. W—The U.S. Chamber of Commerce today reporter! u "critical" coal shortage In 30 cities, hard on thc heels of Preside-ill, Truman's new denial thru the three-day mine week has created a coal emergency. Tlie chamhcT statement n]>i>iir- ciHly was prepared before Mr. Trit- man's Indication to hl.s news conference? yesterday [lint he hns no immediate plans (o force full production in thc conl ficlils by nslns Ills Tiift-llartley Act emergency injunction powers against Jnhn L. Lewis' United Mine Workers. Ihe chamher reported Hint H had surveyed areas In 10 "principal 1)1- Lnminons conl using states." witl this rexvlt: "With nn average of less than seven days' supply in dealers! linnds avcrafic sized towns surveyed, telegraphed advices from chamlxrs of commerce In these cities reveal thai, widespread suffering nnd hardship has liecn averted so far primarily because of the unseasonably mild weather." Hardship Near The statement said that In some ilaccs such hardship Is "only matter of hours uxvay," In Chicane,. Uic American Retail Coal Association snld Mr. Truman's statement, "will surprise citl- wbo nre now burning wood because coal is miavailnblc." Josc-pli E. Moody, president of thc Southern Coal Producers Association, who lia.s been KayliiR nil uloni: that there Is an emergency, commented (hat tlie President's statement't changed hs mind. Before Mr. Trumrin's news conference. Moody lind released figures to show thnl conl stockpiles were at thc lowest level In nt leasl TAIPEI, Formosa, Jan. IS— (AP)r-The Chinese Nationalist Defense asserted tonight thai ;\ Russian- advisory group was helping the Chinese Comimmi.sls prepare for an assault on the Chiman Islands. Architects Elect Blytheville Man 15 years. Tlie Southern Operators said Mr. Porter, who to serve as iinance 1950, last year was Is scheduled chairman in chairman of Derailment oi freight Car Near Seventy-Six, Mo. Deioys Frisco Trains Traffic on thc Frisco lines between St. Louis nnd Memphis was .„ delayed several hours last uiRht. and be reached for a vole on n sub- i tnls morning because of a derailed sUUlte advanced by dairy state f rc '!! ! rt car near Seventy-Six, Mo., Senators to replace n House-passed bill to repeal federal oleomaij;ar- ine taxes. The substitute also would erase taxes but would tan the spread from interstate commerce of it is colored Senator Fulbrlglit (D-Arkl lead- j hta < rs I nl(> - , is wns announced by company representatives here. The ^out'ubountl passenger. No Rnft. did not reach Dlvthevillc unti about 12::!0 p.m. No. BOS went north on schedule to Seventy-Six but, arrived in St. Louis about five er of tVie loconiargarine forces, said he v,oli!d seek an unanimous agreement lo vote at 3 p.m. (CST) Tucs- are satisfied tions. wiih their alloc.l- The measure, if enacted into law I day on thc substilulo and on nn it was slated will not disturb the I amendment to cut excise taxes acreage allocations to farmers who ! Efforts to g*' an agreement for such a vote today collapsed when Senator wherry (R-Neln said he would have to consult one or two of his GOV colleagues before con- enting. Later Wherry, the minority leader, told reporters that he believed Fulbright's proposal for a vole on Tuesday would be acceptable. Previous attempts to get a voting agreement have been blocked. Two City Delivery Routes Extended By Post Office Postmaster Ross Stevens announced today plans for the extension of city mail delivery routes to include areas on East Highway 18 and Clear Lake Road. Mr. Stevens stated that effective was rushed to Eye, Ear. Nose and Monday city mail service will be Throat Hospital. Memphis, where' extended to Include homes on East chances of .saving sight in the eye were said to be 50-50. Hospital attendants in Memphis said today that Mr. White Is gct- jtins along "all right" thus far. • Doctors haven't decided the extent of the eye damage. No operation has been performed yet, they said. Mrs. White was with her husband In Memphis. Doctor Reverses Ruling On Polio Diagnosis i A spinal puncture yesterday Indicated that franklin RI^RS- eight- year-old son .<'. Mr. and Mrs Lnllwr Rtpgs, was not a vkttm of polio. The child Ss still under doctor's care at the home of parents In the Calumet community. He wa-s rejwi t- cd as the county's first polio victim of lOiO two days ago. Highway 18 to thc "S" curve nud on ckar Lake Road south to Include a portion ot thc new Logan subdivision. Patrons residing In these areas have already been notified of plans for the extension nnd have boon advised Mo post mail boxes. • The extension of thc city service to include a portion of the Logan addition will include service on walker and Holland Streets, Mr. Stexcns said. Anderson Street and the 400 block on East Ash Street, which has been without mall delivery, was annexed during thc »eek. Mr. Stevens .said that plans arc ako uiiderwnv lo extend tlie service to include a j>ortion of the Country Club rjrive and Kollison additions on North Highwuy 61. A part of these new subdivisions has already bscn included in thc city delivery nnd the rest will be taken in in the near future. SevciUy-Six is about 120 miles north of Qlytheville. Only one car of a freight train was derailed, i v;as stated, and no one was injured. (here wns no record of niiy lime when reserves fell lielow (he 22,400.000 tons they estimate arc above grornd now. "Ff thcrp's another strike," Moody said, "we'll go right through the New York Cotton the NtcOi Mississippi County District, and during his term of office 30fl Scouls registered for activities i:-. the 12 units, for one of the outstanding records in the district':; history. The presentation was made by Scouter J. Louis Cherry. Plans for activities in the hn- iiedi.ilc future call for a board of rcvhw nl the First Christian ihlirch at 7:30. January 31. for Til troojis in the district, and a iourt of Honor for February 7. Plans for both events were announced last night by Percy Wright, chairman of tlie advancement -:om- rnittcc. Tu Train More I.e.idrrs On February 4 and 5 the area council will conduct a leadership training course at Luxora High School. The two-day .session will open at 8:30 a.m , and will be for scouters in both the North nnd South Mississippi County districUs- J. M. Cleveland, leadership and training chairman, .said that it was hoped that lenders from each troop could attend. Organization and extension work, to be directed by James Gardner, last night was divided into three sub-committees, to work together in the establishment of seven new units in North Mississippi County District. Mr. Gardener will head a snljcotiHUittce in charge of charter reviews and unit re-iegistration; the Rev, Lee Anders will conduct charter presentation activities; and John Caudlll will head a .sub-committee in charge of new units. I Tn his report Mr. Gardner said I that a new troop organi/cd I Tuesday would be rcgisleretl Tue.s- 1 day night. Tiie n:w "nit is to be sponsored by thc First Methodist I Church. Harry A. Halnes will be assistant. Scoutmaster. John Cnudli]. district commissioner, said in ills objective out- bottom." Other operators declared that Mr. Truman 1 had called an emergency and used the Taft-Harlley Act to halt a. Lewis strike on April 3. 19-18 when there was a stockpile of 43.000,000 tons available above ground. Army Camps Klinrf Industry spoKcsinnn who asked lo anonymous asserted they remain U. S. Branson, Blythevillo nrch lct:t, will head the Arkansas. Chn; ter of the American Institute < Architects during ID50. Mr. Hrrinson wns elected pres ill-ill to succeed Howard F.lchet ballin of Little Hock nl Uic nrch tect's meeting In Litlle Rock Wei nesdny nnd Thursday. He Is ivl serving his second term ns pros dent of the" Arkansas state Bon of Architects, Thc meeilni-. closed yesterday n These Islands 100 miles south of langhai nnd only seven miles off c coast, nre the base for the colilly steppcd-up Nationalist air snults on Shnnghai- The Reds iive failed In at least two previous tempts to capture them. The Nationalists alleged that four ussian officers were attached to ich division of Red forcecs PJT- irlng for the next attempt. N'o her dclnlls of Russian pnrtieipa- on were given. These invasion craft were heavily aided by Nationalist 13-25 bombers urlng the clay, the Nationalist Air 'oree reported. I'lnncs nlso ranged up and down lie coasts iind destruction of a ridge and six locomotives on the Jhceklnng-Kinngsl railway was III attacks on Shanghai yester- !ay the Nntionalisls said they hit I ships and set waterfront ware- lotlsc.s nfirc. 5 Ships Ucp»rlril lift Five shlp.s In the Shanghai har- lor were rejjortcd hit by bombs as was another at the mouth of the iVhangpoo River. Five others were set by fire by strafing fighter limes. Far to ^ the south, naval patrol ships plowed around Halmin strait on the prowl for Junks and other 3ed craft being assembled along Lluchow peninsula for nil expected :snull on Hnlnnn Island; Htingchow's harbor was reported crnmmcd with Invasion craft feared for thc Chusnn Islands Some 2.000 boats ranging up to 40 tons were reported concentrated there. Nationalist officials scoffed nt reports published abroad that Communist forces had landed on Hainan Island. The only rwds there they said, hnve been there for a long time, some since Ixjfore the end of thc war with Jnpnn. Meanwhile, Hie Nationalists wera bringing Formosims into the de- tense of this rich Island. had reports that at least two Army camps In the Second Corps area were short of coal, that federal agencies were unable to attract bidders for coal supplies, and that the fntcrior Department had made n survey of retail yards by Secretary of Interior Chapman was "sitting on It." Senator Tart of Ohio, leader of a group of eight Republicans who signed a re.soiill.ion calling upon the President to use the labor law. ,w:d Mr. Truman "has a right lo his own opinion." The Republican resolution was due to come up at a mcellng of the Senate Labor Committee, but the Democratic majority on the committee was expected to vote it down Senator Urcwslcr IR-Mc>. commented that the situation In New England serious. is becoming Increasingly "I don't think we've got Ui have 48 states flecking before there Is national added. emergency," Urcwster Weather with the State education nicnt, Aiiprb'klinrtlcy* 300 school supervisors nnd architects participated in the fontin ycstcnTny. Dr. Walter Cocking, chnlrmrin of tlin bonrci of cdflorK, American .School Publishing corporation, of New York, in Ills nddress listed Arknasn.s first In Uic country in re-organization. Developments fiffcctlnp needs for new .school bui!tili]f;s were explained as: (1) Increase In range of URI-S nt those to attend school; (2) Change In methods of r.tlu- r nl fo n stressing learning Tiy do- Ing; ami (3) Iiirrrascd ilcmamls for so lion I services. A, B. Bonds, education commissioner, nho sLfilcd thnt It wns nec- ary to build n school "plant" to fit- the needs of the children. Architectural exhibits were displayed In the Hole' Lnfnycllc tluriiu: the two-day session In connection with the forum. Other officers elected by the architects are; Ynndell Johnson ol I.Jttle Rock, secretary; Charles Carter of Little Rock, vice-president; J, R. Mnhnkcr. Jr., of Little Hock nnrt E. Chester Nelson of Port Smith, directors; and Julian Davidson nf Little Rock, treasurer. \V. B, Nicholson, MipcrhHcndcnl of the Blytheville School system, attended the forum on school planning. Mar. . May , July . Oct. . Open High Low 1:30 3011 3071 SOW 2S36 3&7-I 3074 3030 2»'.0 3068 3006 30M 2R32 3074 3073 3023 Qcc 2527. 2828 2822 2825 Ford Dealer to Display Truck Models /or T950 The 1950 line o! Forri tnlrks \vill ; Mar. . be placed on display tomorrow at I .May . Phillips Motor Co.. Fifth and Wai- j July . nut Streets, it was announced to- i Oct. . N, O. Cotton day. Dec Open Hiirh Low 3081 3083 3OT5 3030 3081 3073 3033 3040 3031 2846 2851 2842 2837 2840 2832 3082 3060 3039 2850 2340 line that already two neighborhood commissioners had be^?n appointed Marshall Blncknrd for Troop 22 and Worth D. Holder for Troop 31. and that there were plans underway for thc naming of commissioners for each sixinsoring institution lo assist in program planning nnd development of scouting activities. To Ktnphasizc Safety Health and Safety chairman, n. P. Scott, indicated that thc .safety program would center about 1n- si>ection of camp sites, water supplies, and the giving of physical ex- Sre IJOV SCOUTS on I"K. 12 —1.35. Arkansas furrr.isl: Cloudy with occasional ruin tonight and Saturday. Colder in extreme northwest portion tonight nnd in north portion Saturday. Missouri forecast: Rain must, Intermittent light rain most ot west portion, tonight, and Saturday. Somewhat colder northwest and extreme north portions. Low tonight in W.s along southern border; M|>h Saturday. 40'.s south portion. Minimum thl.s morning—19, Maximum yesterday—65. Sunset today—5:11. Sunrise tomorrow—7:07. PrecipHatioi, 24 hours to 7 a.m. today—T>5. Total since Jan. 1—728 Mean temperature imirhv.iy between high and low)—.V7. Normal mean for J;uiu:iry—30.9. This Date Last Minimum this mornir;^ 34. Maximum yesterday—42. Precipitation Jan. 1 to tills dale Burglars Enter Grocery Store And Obtain $32.50 f Charles Henley, co-owner of thi Frccman-Henlcy Grocery nni Market, '2f>iG West Mnin Street, re porterl to police this morn ins; thn hl.s store vrn.s entered last nlRlit am S32.50, nl! In sinnll change wa taken. Chief of PoHce John Foster snk that the itinney, in nickels, dime and pennies. % V ns taken from lh c.i.sli register. Nothing else was re ported missing. Kntrance lo the store wns gnl throng)] n bathroom window, Chio Foster fiaitJ. Thn hurjiTary v, n.s discovered Mr. Henley thl.s morning when opened thc store for the day. EC A Urges Welding of Europe's Economy President Truman Submits Sixth Report to Congress Without Comment—Marshall Pleased. n.v John Srall WASHINGTON, Jan, 13. _ it _ President Truman submitter! a re- j for Initiating this pi-ogram/"il"^aJd". |tion is obviously a long-term ob— 1 jcctivc, the present time is Vavoiable " port to Congress yesterday urging Europe's Marshall plan countries lo weld their economics into n "single producing and trading area" ot 270,000,000 people. The report, prepnrrd by the Economic. Cooperation Adimnlstrntinn <ECA1, said American dollnis have strengthened Europe's economy to the point where the 16 nations cnn take this "radical" step without risk. "Although thc economic liUegra- , . It predicted such a move would hring o boom in nmuilacturing and trading throiiBhout all of Western Europe. This would "Immeasurably improve" the pale of European goods in dollar markets and "more nearly satisfy" the expectations nnd needs of the European peoples, EGA said. The President made no comment of his o\vn on the need for inlc- gration. But hy submitting It to Congress as his sixth report on EGA operations, he gave added weight to Administrator Paul Hoffman's repeated picas for action on such a step, Gen. George C. Marshall, father ol tlin MarsliMl plan when he wax secretary of state, said yesterday that the European recovery program has more progress In thc laM two years than official WashltiKton expected. Marshall spoke to a Kivionls Club meeting in Southern Pines, N.C. Thc report made It plain thc United States does not expect Integration overnight. It foresaw thc need lor limited objectives lo be- pin with, such a.s nations joining together In small economic groups first and later merj<f:rinK Into one giant trading area. In looking over Eurupe's economic comeback, it found these two dark spots for thc Ihrit: month period ending Sept. 30: 1. Although Agricultural output Is near prewar levels, it Is not up U> the hoped-for goals. 2. The rc-sponsc of American busl- ncs-stticn to ECA-sponsored Investment opportunities has been "disappointing." New York Stocks 1:30 p m. QiiotnUon.s; AT&T .. 146 3- Amer Tobacco ., r n Anaconda Ojpper ., 2f) Ineth stcc! ,11 1- Olirysler 63 3- Gen Electric \\ 1- Gcn Motor* 693- Montgomcry Ward 5< 7- N Y Central 12 Int Harvr.strr 20 Natkmnl Distillers 22,1- Rcinibllc atcf-i -a 3- lladlo n 1- Socony Vacuum 16 1- Stndcbnker 20 1- Slnndard of N J CO 1 Texas Corp 60 J C i'cnncy 54 l- U S Steel 26 3- Scars 42 1- Southcrn Pacific .................. 50 7- The first batch L 1 ? filrcndy ccrnitcd. It consists of 4.000 middle IgH school 1 graduates who will ccome army sergeants. The remaining 31,000 will start oa rivutes. MB ht for UN Scat LAKE SUCCESS, Jan. 13—W)— ntionnllst China is expected to ang onto a big power seat In the ^lilcd Nations security council for •ic present. The 11-nalioTW council meet.-; at p.m. with n vote in prospect n a Soviet proiwsal to kick out he Nationalists now and open a cat [or Mao Tie-Tung's R*fl Chin- sc regime. Also before the council Is a threat 'I a second IWssintl walkout of he week and the thin! in Council Istory If It refuses to unseat the Nationalists right now. ouster at he present time scctns mast unholy. Bu the United States has served notice it will accept the Chinese Communists as soon as a seven- latlot) majority in the council is ciuly to .scat them In place of he Nationalists. 52 Are Feared Dead Aboard Sunken Sub CHATHAM, Enp. r Jan. 33. f/Tj — Fifty-two men were feared dead aboard tlie rnmmcrl and sunken submarine Truculent today. Divers and frogmen tapped out essages on the hulk of the sunken derscEi raider, but up to this afternoon apparently had received no response Vice Adm. G- B. Mtddictnn nr the Chatham Navy Yard posted a not-Sec saying "great lo. c ,s of ]ife" is fcnrcd. Word from rescue craft at the scene Imn'cntcd hope was fading swiftly for the men still believed to be nlincml the mhniarine which went to the bottom, of the Thames estuary last ni«ht, after she wn.s rammed by the Iron-clad prow of a .Swedish tanker. "We have practically eivcn up hope.'' nn admiralty .spokesman said after diver?; cnme np ami reported they found no -SIKH of Hfc. Dusk was beeinninK to in on the rescue operations. Nine are known dead. Three of these were picked up last night. after the x-oltision and F!\ more bodies were fo\)nd today. Fifteen men were rescued. Manila Gomes Postponed Coarh James Fisher of Rlythc- villft High School said at noon today that tlin Chirks', Taps' and Squaws' jf nines with .Manila learns at HaTe.y Held Gym to- Plight hail hern pnslponrd due to hljfli water at nig Lake. Tlie fcnnios nil! be re-scheduled. Coach Fisher said. Soybeans Open Hiali Low May July 227 233 228^ 226" 224',-J 222 Clos3 23U4 228 224'.i

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