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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (AIIK.) COURIEn NEWS THTJRSTUYj APRIL 7, 1949 Legion Pressure Tactics Deplored Congressmen Show ; Resentment Over Threats in 'Bulletin' WASHINGTON, April 7 Concreuional tempers flared yes- ttrdkjr over what some members Urmed "threats" and "pressure Uctlc*" by the American Legion la behalf of veterans pensions. John Thomas Taylor, the Legion'* Washington legislative present ative, was before the House ")eath of Man n Burned Car nvestigated HARDY, Ark., April 7. <AP) — harp County officers today Bought o unravel mysterious circumstances urroundlng the death or a 41-year- Id man whose automobile became tls funeral pyre. The victim was burned beyond ecognltion, but Coroner Ed Aumon Identified him as Bud Weatherspoon, of Sitka, Ark., a sawmill worker. The automobile was Weatherspoon's and his employer Identified To Speak Tonight Veteran* Committee when UIB row broke. Taylor dented that he had voiced threats to defeat congressmen who voted two weeks ago lo kill a bll by Rep. Rankln (D-Mlss) to pen slon World War 1 and World War II veteran:. Hep. Davis (R-NY) brought 'th« matter of "threats." Davis said the Legion's leglsla ttve bulletin Quoted Taylor as say Ing the Legion had been "successfu in defeating" congressmen oppos :lng veterans benefits. I : ; He said It also quoted Taylor as saying that opponents of the Rankln bill "resorted to every un- .fair tacllc," and used "obstructive tactics." . Rep. Kearney (R-NY) said "verbal threats" had reached his ears after the House shelved the bill. Taylor told Kearney: "No such statement* was ever made by me." As to the legislative bulletins. Taylor said his meaning was "not at all to defeat the Individual, but to defeat efforts to oppose benefits." Kearney said he was "glad to hear It." Kearney added: "If a member of Congress Is to come here and accept the dictates of veterans organizations — and every other organization Including business, labor and farm— then he Isn't fit to «lt." a knife and other tools lound at the scene as those of Wealherspoon. Aumon said there was no doub .11 his mind of the Identification. The body was found yesterday in Lhc rear compartment of the automobile, from which the rear seat had been removed. The car wns parked on the shoulder of a county road overlooking Spring River near here. Archie Hackney and Shelby Sellers of Hardy testified at a coroner's Inquest that several hours earlier they had pushed the automo- from the center of the road to .he shoulder. At that lime the car's one occupant, an apparently intoxicated man whom they were unable to rouse, had been in the front sent, they said. A coroner's Jury reported formally that Wcatherspoon died In a the set by "a party or parties unknown/ Aumon said Weatherspoon WBR separated from his wife. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. John Weather spoon of Hoxle, Ark. Livestock Senor Robcrlo de la Rosa, jjood ill reijresentfltlve tor Mexico frorr lie St. Louis, Mo., consular office fill aildrcss HlythevUle Kolnrlan onlghl at their annual Ladies iRllt. Belwvn 150 and ICO member* an ucsls Are expected lo allend th anquet In Hie minor room of th lutcl Noble at 1 p.m. Senoi- de la ftosn spoke at Oscco] ill Tuisrtny. and hns previously bee t Luxora and other towns in th Icinttj' Janv.'s Roy will be lonslmasti .1 tltc i aiutuct which replaced tl TKUh.r lunctieon meeting of 11 club, icnedulrd lor noon today. Optimism Shown foword Current business Trends WASHINGTON, AprH 7. Wj—Dr. 'dwln G. Nour.se said today he atid .Is fellow economic advisers to 'resldefil Truman are Inclined to itlerprel current buslne.s.s trends optimistically." Almost simultaneously, Chairman Mnybank (D-BC) let It be known hat lilt Senate Banking Cominlt- ec plans no study of the President's economic .stabilization program lor at lee.st another month. Tiic committee has too much else la do In the meantime," May- jank told reporters. He emphasized, lowever, that there Is no 1 Discrimination Charges Dropped by Labor Board FORT SMITH, Ark., April 7—W) —The Dixie Cup Company here has been cleared of charges of antiunion discrimination, • Herman Marx, an examiner for the National Labor Relations Board, yesterday dismissed a complaint of the CIO United Paper Workers Union of America that the company coerced employes and discriminated against them because of union activity. • Marx conducted a two-day hearing on the charges, 0* in $tyle in \ in tliese exciting nete shoes by of pigeon-holing the prog definitely. That program includes a for standby rx>wers to price controls and rationlt Hcntlon am in- reciue.st clmixxse B.if Inflationary pressures increa Noursc Is reported to dispute the contention of the two other members of the President's Council of Economic Advisers that such powers ave needed But when he and Leon H. Key- serlins; left Mr. Truman's office yesterday alter delivering the council's routine quarterly report, Nourse said In response to a question: "You don't SDC any friction do you?" * Keyscrilng chimed In lo say, "this Is the seventeenth time we've. agreed on a report to the President." Prince Obtains Divorce; To Wed Rita Hayworfrt PARIS, April 7 Wt— A divorce decree was entered today dissolving th« marriage of Prince Aly Khan «nd his British-born wife. Thi* leaves the prince free to -marry American film actrc.-vs Rita Hay worth. Named to PMA. Board LITTLE HOCK. Ark., April 1 W) —Bryan K. Jessup, Stuttgart rice farmer, has been named a member of the state committee of the production and Marketing Administration. He succeeds Cecil C. Cox. also of Stuttgart, who resigned. NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III April 7 m—(USDA)—Hogs 9.500 uneven; weights under 240 Ibs nn sows 25 to 50 lower than Wednesday's average; over 240 Ibs steady lo 25 lower; bulk good .ml choice 180-240 IbE 19.15-20.00; Top 20.00 mostly for weights under 220 Ihs; 250- 3001bs 18.15-1950;140,-nO lb.1 Ifl.CO- 10.'25; few 19.50; 100-130 Ibs 14.5017.15; few 18.00; good sows 400 Ibs down 16.15-n.7S; over 400 Ibs 14.75-16.25; sings 12.0U-14.50. Cnttle 1.400; calves 800; light .supply of cattle encountering slightly improved action at fully steady prices; few loads and odd lots medium and good steers 23.25 24.00; good heifers and mixed yearlings 23.00-24.50; common and medium nround 20.00-22.50; cows continued uneven; common and medium beef cows quotable from 16.5018.25: cann»rs and cutlers 13.0016.50; medium and good bulls 19.0020.50; cutter and common IB.50- 18.00; veaters steady lo 1.00 higher; good and choice 27.00-34.00; common and medium 21.00-'26.00. Vermonters Face Lawsuit Over Arkansas Land Deal CLARKSVU.LE. Ark., April 7 (/)•) —Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lainetr, who made a much-publicized trip from Vennont lo Arkansas and now nre willing to go back to their former home, nre being sued. Mrs. Edith Hungerford of Rochester, N. Y., says she sent the Lamcars $1,500 to put-chose 40 acres I for her. that the land cost only i $875 and that she hnsn't gotten ' any of the balance back. Mrs. Lament- started for Arkansas : in a covered wagon In January [ 1048. She was accompanied by dogs and goals. Assistance from sympathizers helped her In reaching a farm near here, where she was joined Inter by her alllnfi husband. Recently Mrs. I,nmcar wrote a Vermont newspaper she rnul her husbnnd had decided Ihcy'd rather live In Vermont after all and were hoping to get back there. Read courier News Want Ads. Quick, Long-Lasting HEADACHE Delta Cafe FRIDAY SPECIAL 65 C Fresh River Catfish With Tiirtnr S;nu'e Choice of Two Vegetables Scalloped Potatoes Buttered Corn Green Beans Salad Butter Hot Rolls & Corn Bread D. M. MOORE, Mgr. iff (Htr eotnfilete. sflfffitm ttf sftring 1 shoes J/KVJ in all the nnv ultn and ttjUs,\ Accent }°*r »r* •"'/' rt« Easter vrilii gaj Trim Trrd shots Mew stjta, nev tolori, rim- treatments at the let, heel ani aiMt Krai i«if««, too'. 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