SIX BLYTHEVILLB (AfcK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MAY 5, 1949 TOE NATION TODAY Truman's Democratic Congress Lacks Power to Deliver Laws promised During '4S Campaign j By James Marlow ,. WASHINGTON, May B. UPI —The campaign promises of President Oman's Democrat*—the promises of what they'd do If [hey won con- ttol of Congress this year, which they did—are beginning to look pretty -?On two of the biggest Issues— cjvll right* and a new labor bill— the Truman administration so far iyis been shoved around although neither ot those two Issues Is dc- Ijnltely settled yet. £ Republicans and Southern Democrats have teamed up on both ts- QUes against the Democrats who fallowed the lead ot Mr. Truman thd the campaign promises of his Democratic Party last November. J Organized labor and Negroes—one with a big stake in a new labor l|w and the other with Its hopes 'inned on new civil rights law— ,^ve huge support to the Truman Democrats In. the elections. For the Trumanltes had promised both groups to push through new laws to their liking, on civil right 1 ! and on labor. The Democrats won control of both houses of Congress, with a majority in each. But^Not all the Democrats, particularly the Southern Democrats, fol low Mr. Truman's leadership. Trumanltes In Minority And when the Rpubllcans and Southern Democrats Join forces—as they have so far on labor and clvi rights—Mr. Truman's Democratic jft gi 'ollott'C-rs find llicm.seu e.s In n minority. Take the labor hill, for example — Labor wanted the Tall-Hartley ia«! knocked ovit and the old Wagner act restored. The difference between the- i\\'0 laws w«s simply this: The Wanner act put "o restrictions on Inbor but T-II put on plenty. So the Tiuinanite.s offered a bill In the House to wij>e oui T-II and bring back the Wagner art. with a few chanEC.'i. But last \veck, \vhcn argument: on a new labor law .started, a bil introduced by Rc|>. Wood. Georgia Democrat, got the attention. Tills bill would keep the T-ll act. except for a few clmnni'.s pretty much as It as passed in 1017. The Republicans controlled COIIBITKK then, although a lot of Democrats voted for T-H. too. Seeing they were losing out, tho •IVumanites yesterday iricd to net through a compromise bill, a little stronger than thnr first one. 11 not knocked aside in a hurry. Then the House, with Republicans rvnd Southern Democrats join- s forces, voted for the Wood bill. This was a temporary vote. Tho final vote Is expected soon. The vote for the bill Tuesday was 211 to 203. It's possible that the Trumanltes could get some of the opposition M swill)! over to (heir side, but that seemed unlikely. Small- llaiulle Remains But the final ami deciding vote on the Wood bill will not finish the labor bill. If the House passes it. It doesn 1 become law imlefs the Senate also approves it. 'Hie Senate Isn't reiulj to vote on a labor lilll yd- What it finally will vote for Is Miybody's guess. Bui It probably will lie a lot louL'hor than the Tru- ninniles or labor wanted. As for the civil rights Issue— There was a pretty »oo<i showdown on this curlier In this se.ssioi when Soulhmn Democrat's and Republicans joined forces attain. There WIK n three weeks' filibuster at Hint lime. 1' wasn't ovor the civil rights Issue precisely. But the civil rights issue was at the hear of the discussions. The filibusler was over a Chans' In the rules. If the Trumanllcs'hi" won they'd have a fair chance o getting some kind of action on civil rights bill at tills session. Hut the Trimmnite.s l ast a» d l -hance of the Senate voting on ivil rights this year looks dim. To His Friends We Announce CW.CATO FRONT END REPAIR EXPERT Is Now Associated Willt Us Shelton Motor Co. Blytheville Coiumbiii. Calif., a gold-rush city •illi a population or 35.COO In the 850s, now has only about 350 pco- le. Nitric Acid Is produced in slaln- css stcc! vats. 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Assistant U.S. Aloruey Fred t. Moch charged Ij-ngycl wliile working In the Potl.slown Post Office would postmark li:tlcr» several diiys before games were played. Then he wailed until the game was over, marked the result on his ballot ami mailed the letter. Contest officials, noting the nmrk, ihouiOil Lenpyel's letters were delayed in transit. Lewis Greets Mining Labor Leaders from Europe and Japan WASHINGTON. May 5— <>V> — John L. I^ewis yesterday welcomed more than 50 mining labor leaders from Europe and Japan to a three day meeting here,on mutual problems. Discussions on wages, hours, safety conditions, anti the. problem ot surplus coal supplies were arranged for the Executive Committee of the miners' International Federation It Is the committee's first U.S meeting. Consumer's Prices Show Increase During March NEW YORK, May 5. W — The National Industrial Conference Board reported yesterday that consumers' prices increased In March. The board's Index of quoted retail pricen (or consumers' goods and services purchased by moderate Income families (or March stood at 1613 compared with 161.1 in February and 1603 In March 1048. Tlie increase interrupted a steady downward tiend thai had been ill c(fcct since August 1048. The Flying Dragon glld<« from tree to tree on sails of thin skin, which stretch over Its movable ribs. Salvation Army workers around the world used » tottl ot 81 different languages In their work. Four French kings were born In the old Chauteau o( Pontalenbleiu. still standing near Paris. WASH CLOTHES MUCH CLtANER RINSE THEM FAR BRIGHTER SPIN THEM POUNDS DRIER Marshall Visits Office WASHINGTON, May 5—«I>|— Former Secretary of Slate George C. Marshall paid a visit yesterday to his Pentagon olficc. Marshall, who has been In' the south since an operation last winter recently returned to his home at Leesburu, Va. A five-star general. 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