The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 1, 1949 · Page 5
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, July 1, 1949
Page:
Page 5
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 5 article text (OCR)

FRIDAY, JULY 1, 1949 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE THE NATION TODAY Truman Democrats Lose Hope Of Repealing Taft-Hartley Act | During Congress' 87st Session By Jime* Mario* WASHINGTON, July 1 W>—The Tail-Hartley labor act looks certain to sUy unchanged for at least another year. Th« Truman Democrats have vowed to destroy that act. Things lave gone » badly Jor them they'll consider it a kind of victory now to jBrThey lost their last hope of killing T-H yesterday when the Senate Mised a new labor bill closely resembling the present law. This was put over by the Republicans and Southern Democrats who, >y Joining forces, outnumbered the Truman Democrats. The next move li up to the House. There can be no new labor law it all unless both Houses approve a bill. So the Trumanites have these* CARUTHERSVILLE NEWS By John Bay Theft Suspects Are Arraigned; Held tor Trial naves open to them: Their leadens In the House can U-y to block any labor bill from 3eing voted on at all. Or, If they couldn't block a vote, :hey could try to get the House to pass a bill, an antl-T-H bill, completely different from the Senate's. That in Itself would prevent any lew labor law this session, for > simple reason: It wouldn't get past the Senate. (When both houses pass differ«.U bills on the same subject, ! iliere can be no new law unless they compromise their differences nd agree on one bill.) But the Truman Democrats the House might lose control there they did in the Senate, to Re- I publicans and Southern Democrats That happened when the" House took up a labor bill earlier this year—and It very nearly passed one much like Tan-Hartley. If the House were to pass such a bil on a second tvy it probably would have no trouble Ironing out differences with the Senate and agreeing on one bill. President May Be Final Factor ,'fcput that agreed-upon bill still ' luAildn't become law unless the President signed it. And Mr. Truman probably would veto it, and make his veto stick, (or a simple reason: The Senate vote yesterday was 61 to 42, a long way from the two-thirds of the 96 senators necessary to re-pass a bill over a veto. So, In the end. the decision of killing » new labor law—or of okaying one that resembles T-H— may be up to Mr. Truman. Malcolm O' Bannon of Blytheville and Carl Oliver Bosheis of Manila waived preliminary hearing lagtstrate's court here before Judse G. W. Yates her* earlier this week and were ordered held for' trial in Pemiscot Circuit Court. Both men are charged with burglary in connection with thefts from the O. B. Samford liquor store in Holland on May 28. The defendants were represented by Claude Cooper. Blytheville attorney. Both men were remanded to Jail in default of bond. Bond for O'Bannon was set at »10,000, and for Boshers, $3,000. O'Bannon was arrested in connection with another burglary in Holland,, which resulted In the arrest of two men in another Samford stare, but he was freed because of insufficient evidence. It WRS alleged that o'Bannon was near the store at the time the owner found two others inside the building with a truck parked at » rear entrance. None of the loot had been loaded Into the truck. Following O'Bannon's first arrest, two men escaped from jail here in Caruthersville and o'Banuon was charged with being an accessory to the Jail break. The charge was dismissed this week on motion of Elmer Peal, prosecuting attorney. District Superintendent To Fill Pulpit Sunday The Rev. E. B. Williams, superin tendent of the Jonesboro District at the Methodist Church, will occupy the pulpit at both services Sunday in the First Methodist church during the absence of the pastor, the Rev. Roy I. Bagley. The pastor is attending Ihe annual training period in Camp Jernw, North Carolina, for nav> chaplains who are members of the organized reserves. He holds the rank of lieutenant. Junior grade in the reserves, and during Won War II was assigned lo units sta Honed on both the East and We* Coasts. ad Dog Story Turns Out to Be Only a Hoax NEW BRITAIN, Conn., July 1— if) —A dog story that tugged at he heart strings of America's an- mal lovers turned out to be a hoax. The author of a note signed a broken hearted child" which was eft with a mongrel "kip" at the New Britain City Pound, was re- •ealed u 20-year-old John Burns. Burns admitted he hoisted the dog over the fence of the pound Monday and left * pathetic note with her because he did not want her killed. Read Courier News Want Ads itote Agency Plant Retirement of Bonds LimJC ROCK, July 1—<*">—Trie Arkansas Fiscal Control Board will neet July S to consider allotment f 1,581,600 for retirement of non- ilghway obligations of the state before maturity. Executive Secretary Prank Storey said such retirement would save the state a large sum In interest. The board also will make allotments of premium money for county and district livestock shows. French Paratroopers Are Killed in Explosion QUIKPER, Prance, July 1—W)— Five French paratroopers were kill ed and six others seriously In Jured yesterday by an explosion which occurred as they were wait Ing to board a naval dispatch boal The explosion was at the Niva Air Base at Lanvoec-Poulnic, nea Brest. Airlift to Transport 2-MiHionth Ton Sunday BERLIN, July 1—(*)—Supplies lo Berlin by the year-old allied airlift will reach a total of 2,000,000 tons Sunday. It was announced today, The plane carrying the two millionth ton will b* flown by officers from the V S. Air force and Navy which have both provided airlift crews. Vets Hospital Manager At Fayettevifle Retires WASHINGTON'; July 1. (AP) — Dr l»ranlc N. Gordon is being retired July 10 because of age as manager of the Veterans Hospital at Fayettevllle, Ark. He was 10 last April. He will be succeeded by Dr. John P. Bresnahan. manager of the Wichita. Kan,. Veterans Hospital. Senator Pulteight of Arkansas expressed regret at Dr. Gordon's retlremnet, which was announced here by the Veterans Administration. Read Courier News Want Ads. The Newfoundland doc wu developed by crossing European *p«- cies with a wooly-ccated dog u«d by the Indian* of Labrador. Read Courier News Want Ads But why would the Trumanites rather let T-H stand as Is than let a new law, thBt looks like T-H but is slightly milder, get on the books? For several reasons: The Trumanites promised to wipe out T-H. Letting that law be replaced by one resembling it could hardly—In the eyes of organized labor—be considered keeping promise. Political Fuel for 1950 Yet, the Trumanites owe a debt to labor which helped elect them on their promise of getting rid of T-H. And the Trumanites wil need the support of labor In future elections. So, if the present law is allowec to stand—Instead of a new law much like It—the Trumanites could ursue: ; promised, but the Republicans nd Southern Democrats teamed up against us. We tried to make good. Blame them. We wouldn't settle for anything that looked !'"•» T-H. We still want to keep our promises. We'll try It again at our next session in 1950. If we don't win then, we'll make'a campaign issue of it in the 1950 elections and ask organized labor to help us elect so many Trumantles that we can put a new labor law In. So—this topsy-turvy scramble over a new labor law today may become one of the big Issues in the 1950 elections. The Republicans and Southern Democrats, of course, can argue on their side that they made real changes in T-H, 28 in fact, and that the Trumanites were the ones responsible for keeping T-H. SPOTTED PHONY Bill This is Mrs. Elaine J. Spradlin. 26, a cashier at Keith's 105th St. theater at Cleveland, O. She noticed that Pemiscot County Lists Six Polio Cases in June Six cases of polio were reported to the Pemiscot County Health Office during June. The victims are: Billie Carmean a<red 6; .lerry Burnett. 13; Oren Ulm, 7; of Caruthersville: Ronald Dwlght Hilhouse, 16 months. Sallie Barkley. 4. of Steele; Billy Jo Beckman, 9, of Warded. County Nurse Certurde Christ- tan, reports that all children are hospitalized with the exception o Jerry Burnett. He has been release< and is reported to have fully re covered from the disease. $20 bill handed her looked count«r- :eit, then told a special policeman to grab the bill passer. Secret Service Agent J. J. Cassaday says it counterfeiting plant in Washington. (AP Wirephqto) Former Mayor of Grady Dies in Dallas, Texas DALLAS, July 1—(£>)—Joseph Nobel Scruggs. 62, chemist and former mayor of Grady, Ark., died here yesterday. Scruggs had been connected with the Berryman products Co., for a number of years following his residence in Dallas in 193S. He was born in West Bend. Ala., and served as an Army pigeon trainer during the p-lrst World War. He was stationed near Waco. Following the war, he moved to Grady, Ark., and remained there until he came to Dallas. Liquor Permits in Effect LITTLE ROCK. July I. (£>)—The number of authorized retail liquor stores in Arkansas stood at 585 today, the day new and renewed permits become effective. JULY 4th CELEBRATION BASEBALL (DOUBLEHEADER) Luxor a Independents vs. Victoria Luxora Legion vs. Wilson Service — That's Our Mottof We *pun uo enurl 1C plovlUllit in KXTKA everyday prescription •orvlce which mean* extra con sentence to vou Pefli ire*- lo cm )n us at any time Prompt de- Ivery 'iervlc* Phon» SOT WOODS DRUG STORE —Ot— Waters of oreat Salt Lake are believed, to contain 400 million tons of table salt. LUXORA Lunches, Cold Drinks Available on Grounds Game Time-2 p.m. PIANO TUNING he world's finest —done ilh the famous STROBO- ONN and EXCLUSIVE to his territory. Enjoy a per- ectly tuned piano once. RADIO REPAIR >n every make and mode done hv a GOVKRNMEN'i .(CENSED radio-telephone operator with every job GUARANTEED RIGHT. MUSIC SUPPLIES Everything from the tines pianos to the smallest part RADIOS-SHKE'I MUSK. —RECORDS—JUST ANY THING IN MUSIC. BROOKS Music Store 107 E. Main Tel. 811 Four Nations Arrange For Naral Maneuvers LONDON. June 29. (AP)—More than 100 British, French, Dutch and Belgian warships, manned by some 22.COO men, headed today for Penz^nce Bay on England's West Coast for one of the largest peacetime naval exercises in history. All types of vessels, from aircraft cariers to minesweepers, will take up battle stations Thursday. For eight days, the international flotilla wilt carry out defense exercises against simulated air, surface and submarine attacks. Air Unit to Expand ST. LOUIS, July I. (AP)—City officials have agreed tn le?se a 40- acre trac t at Lnmbert Field [or establishment of headquarter^ for the list fiihter wing of the Air Na- onal Guard. The wing is planning a five-year :onstri!ciion program which will cr.st between $2,000,000 and $3,500,000. SATURDAY SPECIAL! GENUINE ROCK SHARP CRYSTAL BEAUTIFUL PATTERNS BY Read Courier News Want Ads Okay Hew Labor Bill WASHINGTON. July 1— (ft— Senators Fulbright and McClellan of Arkansas were among the 17 Democrats who voted wtth a Republican majority yesterday in passing a labor bill keeping basic principles of the Taft-Hartley Act. OLIVE AND CROSS Covington. Kentucky claims lh' smallest church in tlr: world— MoTite Casino Roman Catholic Church with a seating capacity ol three. || OSRollisonLumberCo Sheet Rock . $5.50 Celotex . . . $6.00 TOM SAWYER PAINTS Coll on us to Estimate Your Repairing and Painting Doors and Windows FOR SALE OSRollisonLumberCo Office Ph<m« 594 Res. 3309 Regularly $1.50 each A Smashing Value Saturday Special ICE TEA , SHER3ETS . GOBLETS . COCKTAIL 79c RAZIER BUS LINES Charter Service For Church Organizations, Baseball Clubs, etc. Licensed & Insured Licensed & Insured for Your Protection Call for Our Schedule Phone 2391 or 4152 RENT A CAR Drive Anywher* ¥00 Pleue Simpson Oil Co. Phone 937 Nationally Advertised J • Feminine Apparel j In the most exclusive ! lines at the • 1 Accessory Shop! Feminine Apparel . { Mabel Hnjin — Jnrir 8fMt I HOfEL NOBI.E BLDO. ! Blrtheride Arkmiuu j Smy II . . Wi»b Flower* THE FLOWER SHOP UlenciM Knlldlnx Fbone M91 or '1141 i'oi expert PRESCRIPTION SKRV ICE Phone (Ml Nichols Drug YOU MAY ALSO GET SAPPHIRE CRYSTAL SAME SELECTION REGULARLY $1 EACH GUARANTEED SERVICE ON • Refrigerators Household — Commercial • Air Conditioning * * * • Radios—Record l'layei> » * * • Washers • das Engines We Pick Up & Deliver ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. The SECRET of Rottirock's CXPCRT Prescription Servin ROTHROCKDRUGCO PHONE MSI A rem' vboevabflt aided by mndcrr rqatptaeat and finest material* ferine* ne* life to trora f**tweai H-flLTCRS 49c RECTAL DISEASES A SPECIALTY DRS. NIES & NIES (All l>p<» Except (Jan«TT> Clinic 51» M»ln Blitherilta Ark 3K1 CREDIT IS ALWAYS FREE AT GUARD'S GUARD'S JEWELERS SHEET METAL WORK — OF ALL KINDS Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Custo* Shearing up to 1/4 inch thickness Frank Simmons Tin Shop 111 South Broadway Phone K51 NEED A TAXI? DIAL 968 BLYTHEVILLE CAB 501 E. MAIN Jack Ozwent Richard Pugfc

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page