The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 4, 1949 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 4, 1949
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 1949 BLYTHEVILLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREB WileWillDelend Accused Doctor Trial for St. Louis _* Physician in Hotel ^ Slaying Under Way CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, May 4 {&)— The wife of Dr. Robert C Rutledge, says a St. Louis attorney will testify in her husband's defense during his trial on a charge of slaying her bachelor admirer. The attorney, Leo Laughren, represented the 27-year old specialisi In children's diseases during extradition hearings In Missouri. The hearings ended when Dr. RutledRe surrendered voluntarily to auth 01 Sties here March 23. LaiiRhrei told newsmen Mrs. Sidney Rutlecigi would be a defense witness. Defense attorneys hinted durin: the questioning of prospective Jur ors that they might try to prov Byron C. Hattman, 29-year old nir craft instrument designer, accident ly killed himself in a fight with th doctor. County Attorney William Crlss limn asked prospect ive jurors they had any mental reservation against a death penalty. This wa taken as an indication the stnte might demand the death penalty for the young doctor. The 23-year old Mrs RuUedge sat at her husband's side during the opening day of his trial. Hattman's body wss found in a # ood splattered hotel room ii/re :st Dec, 15. The state contends Dr. Rutledge followed Hattman to Cedar Rapids, where rfattman came each week on business. Dr. Rutledge said Hattman's attentions to his wife caused the hotel-room fight which led to Hattman's death. Attorney Laughren yesterday formally joined R, S. Milner and W. J. Barngrove, both of cedar Rapids, on Dr. Rutledge's defense staff. Begorrah! LABOR BILL Continued from Page 1 Persons meeting Dr. Isaac Halcvi llerzofi for the first lime arc astonished to delect a bit of the ould brogue in his voice. The 60-year-old spiritual lender, now visiting the U. S., is chief rabbi ' Israel. For several years he kield a similar post in Ireland. Committee. It would "repeal" Hie Taft-Hartley Act—on jmixM'—but would then re'-enact mast of its ImixnrUnl features. For example, it would continue the present provisions for 80-day injunctions in "national emergency" strikes, for prosecution of both union.; and employers for "unfair labor practices." and for tcmporuf-y injunctions during the trial of unfair practice cases. U would keep the present provision for non-communist oatlis, but would require them of company of- liras as well as union officers. It would continue to ban closed shop contracts—that, is. contracts under which only union members can be hired and kept on the payroll. Up to Slates But ,in important amendment approved at the last minute would permit closed shop contracts In any Unemployment Decreases for Second Month TRUMAN Continued front pnge 1 Memphis Transit Firm Workers Get Pay Hike MEMPHIS. May 4 Wj— Memphi: Street Railway Co., employes voted yesterday to accept the firm's of fer of ' an eight-cent per hou across-the-brard pay raise. The new contract will cove about 925 members of the Amalgamated Association of Electric Street Railway and Motor Coach Employee of America. Local No. 713, (APL) Under the new wake scale, operators will receive Sl-35 an hour, mechanical department members. £1.46; and overhead linemen, $1.67. The Increases are retroactive to 132 Amputee Veterans Qualify for Automobiles The deadline for amputee veter- ins of World War II to make «p- ilication for an automobile under existing laws is June 30. according James A. Winn, Arkansas regional manager of the Veterans Administration. Automobiles or other conveyances ,vere originally authorized by Congress in 1946 for veterans who had suffered the loss of use of one robot h feet at or above the ankle In World War II. To dale. 488 applications for automobiles or other conveyances have been received from Arkansas veterans. Of 332 were approved. 152 were disapproved, and four arc pending. According to Mr. Winn. very few new applications have been received at the Little Rock office this year. He said all applications received will be acted on before the deadline, but he urged any amputee veteran of World War II. who fculs he is eligible, to make application now so the VA will have time to secure necessary medical records. Mississippi County veterans may obtain information and assistance at the Blythevllle VA office, 116 South 2nd Street. '5 Arkansas Lawmakers Vote for Wood Labor Bill WASHINGTON, May 4. (/Pi—Five of the seven Arkansas Congressmen last night voted with the House majority which passed the. Wood La.T bor Bill, subject to a' further vote on final passage. The five were Gainings, Harris. Hays. Non-ell and Tackett. Mills and Trimble voted against the bill. Grocers Elect Officers LITTLE ROCK, May 4. IIP,— W E. McWhorter of Fayetteville continues as president and T. H Faulkner of Helena, as vice president, of the Arkansas Wholesale Grocers Association. They were elected at [he association's annua convention here yesterday. stale which passes a law specifically permitting such agreements. This "states' rights" amendment was oltercd by Hep. Hays (D-Ark) Some In ' Congress wondered whether Mr. Truman now would lake his case back to the whistle slops in a nationwide tour. House leaders, including Speaker Riiyburn ID-Tex), had openly conceded that the administration's Tall-Hartley repeal bill .Introduced by Rep. Lcsinski (D-Mlch), could not iwss the House without a number ol compromising amendments. So they offered these amendments yestci-dny »' » substitute bill. To (he surprise of some unionists, they even restored the Taft-Hartley Act provision lor 80-day Injunctions to delay strikes in vital Industrie.?. Rayburn himself made one of Ills rare .speeches, reverently begfilng the Hcusu ID adopt the substitute. Substitute Bill Btatcn liii, late iu the afternoon, the G.O.P.-Dixie wave rolled over Ihc Ruybuvn-s]xmsorcd bill and washfi: it out, 211 to 183. A few pro-union Congressmen ' joined the coalttior and voted "No". DuriiiR the debate on this bill orpanizetl labor was in a disorganized condition. Some unions resigned themselves to the compromise. Others opposed It. Many pro- nian Congressmen were being • yanked in two directions at once. This controversy over what was the belter strategy still flickered today. Some union officials bitterly blamed the Democratic Parly for compromising ai all. On the other hand, Joe Rhoden, representing the Chicago local of the international Typographical Union lAFLi. told a reporter that those pro-union Democrats who voted against the compromise bill "made a serious mistake." WASHINGTON, May *—(;!>»— Unemployment dropped 151.000 while employment rose 172.000 In April, the Census Bureau reported today. It was the second straight month of Improvement In the labor situation. But the bureau said that even so. the rise hi employment was "somewhat below seasonal expcciu lions." Significantly, the entire April increase In eniplolyment was due to the customary seasonal expanison n farm work. Non-farm employ- uent went down 255,000 while farm employment Increased 427.000. The number or unemployed—those out of Jobs and looking for work— totaled 3,016,000. This compared with 3,167,000 In March and 2.103.000 In April a year ago. Civilian employment amounted to 57,819.000 against 57.617,000 In March and 58.330,000 In April, { Arkansans' Child, lorn without Arms or Legs, May Get to Walk runry fritino of mind—when he spoke openly of Louring Iho country if Congreis fulled to net on his proposals. Another Import ant purl of that program—tho administration plim for a new farm uld system—Is nut milking much heatlwuy in Congress Mr. Truman discussed fnrm nml- lers with a group "f afirleulluntl editors yesterday, They .snld nfter wind Unit he discussed his fnrm speeches of lust year's i-ampul^i niul quoted Ills as commenting: "The farmers apparently iTMlvn't which side of their bread was buttered. I'm sure they will contluu< to reali/e that." (This quote was not lnclu<led H the While tninscrlpl ul Mr Truman's vnuuiks lo Uic editors. Mr. Truman clearly Imllnilcd a his news conference lust week Ihn Deiuocrrtts who don't supuovt thi puity philform can't t'xuc-t't to shur lt\ party patronune. Tluil inurki'i the first OIJPII break In I he be kind-lo-Conurcss nuiumltui lu 1 lia> carried on sincti he returned frcu a Florida vacation March 19. The administration's defeat In the House wns ninde morn hitler by the far! Dial Us IrEutrrs hud hli-d for rt Iftst-minnlc compromise nftcr nydcr Suggests Some nvcstmcnt by Everyone SALT LAKE 01TV. May 4. (/T) — iccrctary of the Treasury John W. Snydi-r suKKc-stcd ye.sti'uluy Unit If 'cm dkln't wiint to buy government Kinds you should Invest In other iccurllii-.s. AildLi\s.slng a lum-hcon club nerlin;! utU'Uded also by savings )mil fiMiipiihin ofllclnl.s !rum Uuh. Idaho and Nevada, Snyder snid: While our savings bond CMIH- nti is directed io the people ol Aiiu'i-icii in Iho interest of thrift, vph" needn't buy savings bonds. "Hut they should .save In some wuy—in Investments, .savings accounts. Invested cupilul In new eu- trriirisi'.s." .SnydiT Is making n nationwide luiir In Hie intrcsts of the nnllim- \viiie .vivlnti.s bond drive which uins May 1G. waving held out for woi-k-s fur r hill which would wipe out all of the Tntt-llurlle-y Act. With a I'onLUlon of RepiiUllron: and Dixie Di'iinm'nl.s In Cmiln>l, i «us rejected, 211 lo l«:i. wllhmil i roll call. Ill Kli/abcth, N.J.. Si-nnlur Tut ill-Ohio) predicted thai Conors will approve tho measure passed b. tin 1 House—and (hat the 1'iesUleu will Him Mull II A veto, he polulct urn, would only serve la leave the Tuft-Hartley law 1(1 of feet. Arkansas Rice' Milling Company Wins Lawsuit Against 'Alien' Firm JONKS11OHO, Ark., May 4. (/I 1 )— 'curl U'.irbor figured again In » ili In ledcial court here yesterday. U.8. nisirlc.l Judue Thomas 0. Trimble held with the Mouton Rice Milling Co., HarrLsburg, Ark., which •ontciidcd It did not fill an nixlit- -ear-old contract with the Pacific I'rudltiR Company of California he- 'iu]se the latter was classified nfi an alien. I'uclllc. Trading sued Moulon for Slil.MO plus Interest for non-full- flllment of a contract for purchase if rice. Mouton Biild tl filled purl of the contract but was unnble lo curry out Iho after ['carl Harbor because 1'iiclflc Trading was declined a "national of Japan,' with 02 per cent of lla slock owned by Japanese. Judge, 'lYlmble agreed and directed ji verdict for Moulon. EA Okays Co-Op Loon WASHINGTON, May 4—(flV- The Rural Electrification Admuilt- ratlon yesterday approved a loan of 40.000 to tin Blceland Electric, Co- por stive, Stuttgart, Ark. Cemetery Bids Asked TUUSA. Okln., May 4—M'l—Bid were iisked by (he U.S. Kngineci Office here ye.slerdny tor Improve tnents to Ihe Nutloniil Cemclery a I'liyi'lli'vlllo. Ark. Hlds will be received here mil Mny 'J'l. !N THE PROBATE COURT FOR THE CMIC'KASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSIHSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF R. A. MOORE, / Deceased NOTICE Notice. Is hereby given by Byron Morse this dny appointed Ancillary Administrator of the estate of R. A, Moore. All persona having claims against said estate are required to exhibit them properly authenlcated for allowance by the undersigned as Ancillary Administrator of the *ald estate of R. A. Moore within six (6) montlis from this date or same wilt be forever burred. This the 3rd day ol May, 1D-I9. Tho address of tho imderslpied 1» 120 North Second Street, Blythe- vlllc, Arkansas. Byron Mora* Ryron Morse, Ancillary Administrator for the estate of R. A. Mcoro, deceased. MAGNOLIA. Ark., May 4. OT>) An infant born without arms legs may get to walk. He Is 14-month-old Freddy Thomasoii, son of Mr. ami Mrs. Hcrschcl Thomason. The couple has returned from Newark. N.J.. where they conferred with Dr. Henry J. Kesslcr, who has Blven utility to stunted lefts and arms by fitted artificial limbs which are operated by adapted living muscles. 'Hie Thomasons said Dr. .Kesslcr told them to bring the child back In six months and first treatments may begin. The Khvanls Club here has voted to make collection of a fund to aid the lltle boy a major project. Thomasons said Dr. Kessler told them their son may eventually be able to walk and lo use at least one arm. Body Found in River HANNIBAL, M 0., May 4—(A'l— The body of a Qulncy, III,, lishcr man who drowned April 1 was foutu in the Mississippi River late yesler day nine miles north of Hannlba He was Rudolph R. Osbornc. abou 10. His son, Edward who disappear ed al the same time. Is sllll miss ing. Their boat overturned. The apes called chimpanzees avc more like mnn in Intelligence tlian any other aniinnl. Form Income Up LITTLE ROCK, May A. (fl'j—Ark- ansas farmers received an average of lour per cent more for their products on April !5 than they did a month previously, the Crop Reporting Service said. Visits White House WASHINGTON, May 4. (/P|—Fet cral Judge John E- Miller of Po Smith.T Ark. t one-time colleague o Harry 8. Truman when both we Senators, yesterday paid hLs fir visit to the White House since M Truman became president. 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