The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 29, 1949 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 29, 1949
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r WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACT THREE Hot Words Used By Congressmen Educational Aid Bill Brings Bitter Debate On Floor of House WASHINGTON, June 29. (AP) — Deep-seated differences over fed^1 aid to education erupted In •tigress In a bitterly worded ex- lange yesterday between Reps, arden <D-NC) and! CD- id] >. Le-sinskl, chairman of the House <abor Committee controlling the ducatlon bill, accused Harden of Titing an "anti Negro and anti- athollc" substitute and of trying o "kill aid for education once and or all." Barripn countered in a prcparec tatcmeut with a charge that Les- nskl had made "a false statement" nsupported by fact. ''I do not know wher Mr, Lesin- got Mis inspiration tor making uch statements, unless it was be- ause some similar statements have been accredited to some high offi- ials of his church," he asserted n«rily. narden's reference to church of- icials was directed at an attack on lis bill last \veek by Francis Cardi- lal Spellman of New York, who ermed it "un-Catholic" and "un- American." The bill, a substitute for a Senate-passed measure, was approved 0 to 3 by Barden's labor subcom- nittee. But Lesinski told reporters the substitute "is dead." After the House returns from its July 4 holiday, Leslnski said, the Labor Committee will be called to ronslder a new bill fashioned along he lines of the measure passed by ^t Senate. The Senate measure would make available $350.000,000 a year In grants to assist the states. Each slate would be allowed funds at the rate of (3 per pupil plus additional aid up to *29 for the so-called "backward" states. Armed Forces Secretary Asks Powers WASH INGTON. June 2»—<*>>-'he Armed Forces unification law eeds strengthening becaase It has ecu "tried and (ound wanting," ecretary of Defens« Johnson said e.sterday. He test I f led be fore the House Vrnied Services Committee, supporting a Sen ate-approved bill which would give him more direct onlrol over the armed forces. "The present authority of the sec etnry of defense is distrurbingly nconslstenl," Johnson said. BERLINERS HONOR CLAY—The name of Gen. Lucius D. Clay, former U. S. military governor in Germany, joins those of Kaiser Wilhelm and Bismark in the Berlin street directory. Here, Mayor Ernst Reuler points to the new street sign, "Clnyallec" (Clay Avenue), during unveiling ceremonies. The street was formerly called "Kronrjrinzenallce." Governor to Make .Arkansas Air Tour LITTLE ROCK, June 29. M*>— Governor McMath will join the annual "Know Arkansas Air Tour" July 14-16, it was announced today. The tour will visit principal points in Arkansas. The governor ••ill speak at the air tour banquet in Fort Smith July 15. U. S. Engineers Ask Bids on Two Projects Memphis District, Corps of Engineers, is requesting bids for the placing of approximately 1.160.COO cubic yards of material in two levee locations on the Mississippi river, according to Col. L. H. Foote, district engineer. One item, involving approximately 540,030 cubic yards, begins near the west limits of the city of New Madrid, Mo., and extends downstream approximately 6-3|4 miles to a point three miles southeast ol Marston, Mo. It is located in the Lower St. Francis Levee District The work will consist of the construction of about 1,000 linear fee* of new levee near New Madrid, and enlargement of existing levee anc the construction of roadway embankment throughout the length ol the item. The successful bidder will be allowed 150 calendar days plus authorized extensions, completing the work after receiving iioiice to proceed. The other pro ject is near Helena. Bids will be received j»t the Mem phis District office until 11:00 a.m July 19. Russians Increasing ierviee on Airlines MOSCOW <AP)— Soviet airline mve Increased their flight achec Read Courier News Want Ads Judge Sees No End to Red Trial At Present Rate NEW YORK, June 29. W)—Federal Judge Harold B. Medina told a defense attorney in the Communist conspiracy trial yesterday 'T don't see how we arc ever going to finish this trial" if defense tactics con- timie. Gilbert Green of Chicago, second defendant to testify In the 101-day trial, was on the stand for the 10th day as Medina admonished Abraham J. Isserman. Green's attorney. The Judge asked Isserman to stop giving the defendant an opportunity to speak at length of what he meant by certain phrases. The lawyer replied that the government had used this type of queslion m examining Its witnesses. Green, Illinois chairman of the Communist Party, testified yesterday he never had called socialism "the only solution for the problem Former Officer, Held For Murder, Posts Bond BATBBVILUE, Ark., June B. (AP)—Jess Long, former Batesville policeman charged with first degree murder for the death ol a local b'.uliirss man, was released under »1,500 bond yesterday. Long has been held in the Newport, Ark., Jail since Tom Williamson, 27 t was fatally wounded here last week. Circuit Judge Marcus Bone fixed mg's bond, »nd also set the case own for trial »l the fall term of ourt. 'rosecutor Millard H.irdln had *-sked for a special July spssion of ourt for the trial. Back Labor Bill Rider WASHINGTON, June 29. (;!>)— Both Arkansas Senators, J. W. Pil- >rlghl and John L. McClcllan •oted for the Holland labor bill unendinent which the Senate de- eated yesterday. HELD IN SHOOTING—Mrs. Pamela Hnrtl above), 19-year-old Brltisl war bride and a native of London England, awaits with her two-year- old son, Robert, Jr., to be escorted to jail In Indianapolis, Ind. Policeman Irwin Schlomeyer said she admitted shooting tier critically after he had threatened for three years Wirephoto) to kill her. <A1 lies. Prom now on one flight dail of American wor kers." nstead of one flight every other lay will depart from Moscow for Vladivostok. Schedules of flight to Halciitsk 'rom Moscow have also been Increased. Freight-passenger flight.. from Moscow to Molotov (formerly Perm) in the northern Urals and to m Central SUxra have been. added to schedule.s. There will be regular flights to the capital of Armenia, Eievan, and the Georgian city of Kutaisi from Moscow. In addition to serve the flood of tourists going to Black Sea and the Caucasus resorts this summer special flights have been put on from such cities as Sverdlovsk, Minsk, Leningrad,, Nov- osibirsk, Irkutsk, Karaganda and Kuibyshev. Other lines in Addition are scheduled to be opened up in the near- future. Many of the new lines will be .served by the new model Soviet Lwin-cneiue transport plane, the 11-12 which is large and comfortable. SfYC Housing Changes NEW YORK—W—Within a few years it is expected that one out of every 25 residents of New York City will be living In a housing project. The new apartment projects, besides changing the face of Manhattan by reni vlng many of the old tenements, also Is upsetting an old pattern whereby neighborhoods were dominated by people of similar national backgrounds. Man Who Claimed Age Of 133 and Kinship to President Monroe Dies JACKSONVILLE, Pla., June 29 —Death yesterday took Majo Jnmes Edward Monroe, who claim eel to be 133 years old and the so of President James Monroe. He was once a familiar figure u the streets of Jacksonville, partlc nlarly on the Fourth of July whic was his birthday. A full story of Monroe's .If probably will never be written. His memory got a little fuzzy In his later days. There didn't seem lo be any documentary proof of his claim that he was bom in Ashland. Vn. r on Independence Day of 1815. Nor had his claim to a share In President Monroe's estate ever been legally established. AMERICA'S WAT CH >r Lady's BULOVA weater Girl Selected HOLLYWOOD, June 3*. (fir,— ane Qreer won the title of sweater girl of IMS" In a photo jilsh. So says President Bob Landry f the Motion Picture Photograph- rs' Association, which had the dlr- icnlt task of making the selection rora a considerable array of talent. Although It was ten years ago hat Lana Turner was crowned the rst sweater queen, she utill ranked i second place this week. *ublisher Diet NEW YORK, June 29—(/['>—Willam T. Qrlffin, 51. editor and pub- Isher or the New York Enquirer, lied yesterday of a heart ailment Oriffln founded the Enquirer In 1928. It was a weekly paper, pub- Ished on Sundays. He was born li Wheaton. ill. VFW Urges extension Of Iducation Benefits WITT* ROCK, June J»—Of)— Arkanuu Veteran*- of Foreign Win yesterday urged extension of education benefits for orphan* of mm who lost their live. In World Wir II. The VFW to the final day «f the three-day convention tore olat> (avored by resolution education af the voting age to 18, and nou-Com* munht pledges. Read Courier Neva Want Adi. MAKES K> BIG COLD DRINKS Tall, Cool One at 101 NEW YORK (AP)—Mrs. Mary J. Davison recently celebrated her 101st birthday, discouraging too much luss over her. She turned down campagne but did go for a Tom Collins to mark the occasion. Mairiage Licenses The following couples obtained marriage licenses yesterday in the office of MUs Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk: Clarence Ward, Cooler. Mo., and Mi-ss Kathleen Ausburn, Steele, Mo. William Parish, Blylheville, and Miss Maglene Wlllingham, Steele. The first Continental Congress was called by Massachusetts Virginia in 1774. and PROBES "HEAL"—William Rogers, chief investigator for the Senate Special Investigating Committee, is tracking down Washington's "five percenters" the men who chum Influence and charge 5 per cent for getting government contracts lor businessmen. GET 3 BIG XTRAS in New ESSO EXTRA Motor Oil Yes -• . . only JU3.75 buys your choice of these smartly accurate Hulovas. Choose now. DREIFUS MPJ| llreifus . . . Wear Uiamnods si vim ST. PUT THE rZHMANENT HDDLVENT DOORWAY CANOPIES Modern, colorful boauty for «v»ry ityt* No j>c«d to tolerate sloppy doorway* aod [racked-up emmacc holla. when il't to economical and practical |n tMKalt KOOLVENT Canopies. 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