The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 21, 1944 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 21, 1944
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TUESDAY, NOVEMB1CU 21,' Fraud Charged At New Orleans Defendants Accused Of Excessive Charges On War Contracts NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 21 (UP>_ A Federal arand Jury Im's returned indictments against six Individuals iind one corporation on chaws of conspiracy to defraud, tlie government nt two New Orleans war plnnts, It was announced today. The indictments were returned lo Federal Judge A. J. CallJoiiet by two sessions of'•••the grand Jury which Had for mouths been considering charges which:grow out of the alleged activities at (he two plants. Indicted were: Charles Brant Stritzel, ex-traffic superintendent of Consolidated Vultce Aircraft Cbrporation, , Albih Provosty, drnyagc company leprcsentalivc. .,- ', Solly P. Seeman; New York, broker representing aircraft parts manufacturers. Joseph N. Edwards, manufacturers' agent in New Orleans for Stewart Warner Corporation, die- casting division, Chicago. George L. Meyer Jr., vice-prcsl- dcnt.of Stewart Warner, Howard V. Moon, partner in Lehman Manufacturing Company Brooklyn. , The Stewart Warner Corporation, die-casting division, Chicago. flic lute Donald M. jftdd, who last year was ca-orcJInalor of air- .crnft purchases at Higgins Aircraft Corporation was named in three of the Indictments, as a conspirator but not indisled. Tiie two plants were charged with having made excessive charges on their contracts to furnish planes to the government at a price of cost plus fixed fee, thus resulting In a loss to the government Charges against the individuals varferf from illegal contract manipulation to the falsifying of vouchers. Seven employes of the Carney Engineering Company, working under a sub-contract at Higgins -.Aircraft Corporation were also indicted charges of falsifying work re- porls. .) COUIUUK NMWS 'EPSON IN WASHINGTON Peace Plan Shuns Internal 1 Contempt of Court Case Will Be Heard Thursday HV 1'KTER KDSON Courier News Washington Correspondent The principles of the United Nations organization agreed to by representatives of the United Stales Great Britain, Soviet Russia, and China meeting at Duuibnrloii Oaks are set forth in Chapter II of the proposals for a United is'alions charter. The first principle Is that all peace-loving states should have sovereign equality-equality In the ccmtuct of their own affairs and equality as members of aii organization charged with keeping world peace. This does not mean that cverv i» n" T°" lci , Rssumc c " lml rt-W- siblllly (n enforcing peace, no'- an equal share of the cost in men or s™% ^efT rr "•"'*' > Hcher and bigger tlmn The specific obligations wliicli nation would .he expected to e are not Duelled out In dels nni' f h » pr ? |la5Ccl charter. That s one of the phases of organization 'ell to be worked out'in special agreements, thus keeping "the charter free from being 'cluttered (,,, •lh too many- tight .limitations which might restrict it's activities in general, however, nations agreeing to a'united,Nations charter would Wild themselves to settle their disputes with other "nations by peaceful means and to retrain from threat.or use of force m settlmg international relations INTEJtNAI, AFFAIRS WOULDN'T BE 1'OMCED An Important point'here is'that the nation would be restrained from Vflag force iti its relations with ?,, . . natlolls 'o"ly-not In policing Jnternal affairs. •!{ a "home rule movement should break out in ^'i..^™;. 6 '^--" even in tiwi of the,United States fo",- ,„„,,! I"K ' ' e Kovcrning power would be nermitted -and expected to-cope with the uprising, as there Lu".'"? 1 , 1 " 01 . 1 . . lo '"tofere-wilh nilthorlty of the world organization they would be contributing ( 0 a breach of Hie pence ntirt ns sticli they would have to be dealt with just ns though they themselves were warring countrios. Pilntiples laid down in the proposed charter go even lii-yoml that in Miicgestlne that states which arc "ot members of the United Nations orgaiilzntlons-nciiti'iii countries and enemy rciwtrles not now listed as belonging to the United Nations should be required to live by the same principles, that govern mcm- .'This leads to the discussion of conditions of membership In the proposed United Nations organization, w)iic-h makes up chapter III of the Dumbarton Onk.s- document. H will lie discussed In this space in the next Issue. . To any action taken' by the United Nations organization, however he member, nations would be e.v- rhTn i°, ", SSUmc tl!e oMsatlorr'of 6 v ng their support. This would " even to using their armed out VIEW, Ark., Nov 21 (UP)— The trial of Mayor invert E Trevathan of Batesvillc on charges of contempt of court has been set by (he Stone Circuit Jud°e S M Bone for Thursday. Atayor Ti-evathan, publisher of n weekly • newspaper in Independence County, js charged with writing panting and distributing rolitical circulars crticiang the Stone Circuit Court, Bryan Lancaster and Edwin Ticer, both of stone County, are also scheduled to be, tried on the same charges- along -with Trovathnn. The Stone Circuit Court Monday acquitted two Stone County election commissioners of charges placed against them for. refusing to ' 1 tl0 "'" t '"' Cnts to ow " borders. . ers. - This of .course might lead -in complications/ but - nations In this proposed charter would be settfnfe n new course of action for their w h , >. , ehavc diff «cntly than o.v have behaved in the past. ov break ™ t troul)Ic case for an *; a ^' Dposc further that and the should tins a threat to the peace of the world and . should decide "sary. to restore . Interference f ' Ul , B .. nlunc of a G. Blevins of Mountain Home as a candidate for justice of the ueace in the recent general election. It took the iorS- T 1 ' 3 ' 10 mimiics to return a v • ™ »°, r u not Bllilty for Chairman «- « . Maori an^ Secretary w. c. Poster or the Stone County Board of Election Commissioners. CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank all those who helped us in the illness and death of our husband and father We are also very grateful for the in-mv beautiful floral offerings. , Mrs. W. 0. Oxford and Family. was ncc- . Suppbse caught between' these 1 two r.r^?^;/;?" 1 ' 11 '"™ -^d ited Nations interference, "uar anj] Paraguay then -o intervene? E MEMBERS MIGHT E EXCUSED FKO.M ACTION No one can now give an Navy Offers Opportunities Jn Radar Work One of the opportunities ever offered members of the Armed I'orcos has been put In effect by the U. S. Navy, U. Conulr, W. M Wisner, Navy Recruiting Officer for Arkansas, sslil today. Kadnr, one of the most excltliv.;. and secret developments of this W nr, gives Navy men the chan:c for a 10-month trntnlng course in radio and electronics, , v hich . w m fi( . nlcll ro] . nigh-salarieil jobs after the war is over. Men who arc physically qualified for the Armed Forces, and eim pass a qualifying examination, may be enlisted in the Navy with the rnt- ng of Seaman 1st Class, with base Pay of $60 a month, instead of the usual $50. Then, upon completion of the 10-mcnth course of instruction cimdldntes are lated as Radio Technician 2iui class, with base !>a y of S9l> monthly, m >d luive the cpporlunily for further advancement within 'a short time Family allowances in cash itr c paid, in addition to base pay. Men who have 'passed their pre- mduction physical examination may ask to t;iko Hie qualifying examination and. If ihey pass,"arc eivcn a letter which insure.? their assignment to the Navy upon induction. Qualified 17-year old volunteers also are needed for this tniin- Men are urgently needed for radar work, and nil who think they may be <|unlifie,i are requested to apply for full details at \thelr nearest Navy Recruiting Station, sta- jlons are located in Port Smith Fayettcviile, Jone.sboro, Helena El Dorado, Russcllville, Texarkana and Fort Smith. An air pilot can take a photograph every two seconds with nn electrically-controlled camera'. be ne members o7o^ some Sin" ' All nations would,- however h obligated to take part'"' country against whicl. cmore cmcn action was taken, if Uruguay wer to go to the assistance of o i fh , out m either case acting under the SEWER TAXES DUE •**.,Sewer Disfrid No. 3 faxes will be delinquent Dec. 1,1944. ; :* * Avoid PenoJty — Pay Now Byron Morse Receiver - H4N.2nd ! St. DRS. NIES & NIES OSTEOPATH 1C PHYSICIANS Rectal Diseoses a Specialty (EXCEPT CANCER) OFFICE HOURS: 8:00-12:00 and 1:30-.5:00 Clinic 514 Main Blj'theville, Ark. Improper diet, overwork, undue worries, colds, the flu or other Illness often Impairs the stomach's digestive functions and reduces the red- blood strength. ? h t>l s onwottUB on onl? a , licalthy blood volume or a ?« S« c h u| E«'lvc capacity or only So to 60% normal b severely imnd Icapncil At such times Nature needs extra helii to restore Its b.ilnncc nnd function properly. Cndlscstct! food plnccs a tax on the Kystcm... Insufficient blood itrcngtli Is e i detriment to good health. if rou arc subject to poor digestion suspect rtcnclont rcil-blood as "hi use ot your trouble, yet have no or- Ioa l ~ co ! nllll<:atton or 'ocal Infection f 110 ,^ bc >" st what you nccdi onic Is especially designed (l) to fl * w of VITA[l raOEsMvE oEtomachnnd (2) to buildup BLOOD STRENGTH when deficient »„« i so , wo '""PTtant rcswlla enable you to enjoy ttie food you do cat ... to malic use o[ U aa Nature intended. Thus you may gel new vitality . . . pen Become animated . . . more attractive! ' Build Sturdy Health and Help America Win oa Claims German People Gloomy UP President Quotes Cable Which Reflects Pessimistic Outlook DETROIT, Nov. 21 (UP)— Hugh Eralllle, preside-ill of the United Press, says that Germans linide their own country aro-snylng that Oeimahy might uol "lie tiblc to go on with die war beyond Christmas" In an address before the Economic Club of Detroit, Miv Brallm; read a cable l\e had Just reretved from United Press Correspomleat Richard McMillan who reported die pessimistic outlook of Oeman civilians, McMillan, who is with the m-ll- ish Anny Insidp'Gernnuiy, describes the- German homeland, as "tiPlnij laid w/tste tqwn after town mrf village after village," The United Press executive had asked McMillan to send him n report on British, front operations since they hud visited It together last month. The war correspondent replied that the winter campaign'on German soil has given the enemy a taste of what Montgomery has in More for them. Mi'MllliiM liilkeii ty two nu-ii who hl'lped build the sieiifil..,, i.| nc Dicyiald, "We- bellev.. that us soon ns you break the Oermnn l| m . ,, big sciilt nllnpji ivill ihiow (ho ' , .., Urrllii. • heiMill Oet'iimny ivillrral- !«• the truth, tin we are beaten," However, a less optimistic, note !™ s .«"'""'- > <i 1" a cubic which Mr. ramie received yesterday from Hi'iuy oorrell. United i'trs* cor- ri'.spomlent wit), the rtmeilcan first . Clorrell rcpoileit "Tin- enemy's re- |)l!i:ement problmis are k'realcr (•'nn ours, niu! provided the gods imn °" " s , """ lllc 800C| Wl ' (ltllt ' 1 ' icWi, wo. should be able to make tracks toward the Hhlne." Dnt the war mriMiioiuloiu. added bad weal her probably win mean L 1>r °i f' 1 e " nl s{n 'KKle vililch may develop u stalemate with armies going back to Ihe World Wnv i type of trench warfare, in Hint '-•nse Clorrell jirpdlcls, the war (•oiild "wr c0 """ 1 "' wd| inl0 I' 1 * s«»i- Mr. IJiiiUJle devotpd |mrt of Ills luncheon address ( 0 DIP review of lie camp:il(jn for a hoc prpsi ii, he postwar world. U L . cl ,u c d for he |ieople lhcinselvp.s lo put this Important freedom high on (lip list of things Ihey desire with ilir eom- of IWIICP. Mor« than one-half of Ihe f,-ej,-ii water ami of (he world lies within the boundaries of Canada. Plenty Of Fish Now Available For U. S. Tables More fish dinners, lunches, and brcnkfust.s for Mississippi counly ininlIkw lire urged by the War J-'oocl Administration lo relieve the heuvy supplies raw In storage, and also to ease the demand for the .«mic«'l,at limited Mipnllcs O f meat for civilians, acconllng to Miss Cora LPO Colemnti, county home (temomlinlion nuent. lioth rri'sh and frozen fith ,,, 0 plentiful. slll! .SP.tll, Ainpilcnns nro f.ivored with about M kinds of edible llsh In fresh •ovm. Those hi larnest sijijply n t prctpiil Indude nine vurlctlos of ten fish-mackerel, cod, whlllnu, haddcck, roseflsh, cronkers lloun- dera, scup tpornlesl. and hakp riioso In lamest supply, from lakes and' rivers are hike hcnlni', lake Iroiit, pike, «iu| cnrii. A family's fundness for fish she snivelled, iminiiy depend.. !„„,.,, upon the ccok than npan u,p (Lsh Miiny lioniemakers who run cook tleaks and ronsls to pciffcllon do not undL'r.sland how to nmkp fish pctMni!. Too often fish is over- okiwl and dried out or tounhened Most, flsli, she said, lakes less time, lo cook than comnum cut.-, of neiit. Miickeiol, for oflcli mliLK-aled In ccokliuj. Bci nn ol y mi,, it 4 | 10UW ^ trt( or baked, b«l never filed, cm he filler hand, lean fish like WiUni* hake aio best filed, boll- eel. or linked in milk, .They should ,. lali Pd" 1 " , ttonolutr ' fl " 01 » tcad Courier New« Want Ad«. Form loans - Long Rotes, arks the spot where Mrs. Frazer fainted It happened at the Colcmans' parly. The crowd got to talking about tlic high' cost of livinj which is one of Mrs. Fra/.cr's favorite topics. She.told in detail how her husband had to increase the family clothing allowance—and how hard it was to balance the food budget—and wasn't it dreadful how much more every thin" cost! So Bill Colcman quietly reminded her that at lea.8,t.0rtc household necessity had not gone up. She almost exploded, ".What's that?," "Elqctric service," said Bill. "And government figures* show that instead of increasing, the average price of electricity has actually decreased since war began." 'U. S. Bureau of f.ttxir RfoffirfCJ x, ' The shock was n little too much for Mrs. Frazer. Luckily, Ed Lutz was there lo catch her. • • • You may find Bill's statement as bard to believe as Mrs. Frazer did. Bin it's a'/m*. And it's not just a wartime phenomenon. Electric rates have been coming down for years—so far and so fast that, with increased usage, the average family pays only about half as much per kilowatt-hour as it did 15'years ago. l,' ' : In other words', you're getting twice as mucK for^ " ' your money. For thai you can thank your friends and neighbors in this company -- their hard work and careful planning and sound business management. mmm jt's OwrBv.siness toSern ^otf^Q DOH'.T WASTE "* T tECAUt * J«*^ CIliAF A*& ,(„ ( .' -';;, :i { :- 5

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