The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 19, 1949 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 19, 1949
Page 10
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PAGE TEN BLYTITEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MAY », \949 "• AFL-CIO Merger Possibility Seen Purge of Lefrwing Unions Needed to Clinch Consolidation ' By H»r»ld W. W»rd CLEVELAND, May 19. Wi—AFL .leaders yesterday regarded merger of the AFL and CIO as a new and definite possibility If the CIO carries, but 1 'Us plan to purge its left- wine unions. * , This, development was learned from top leaders of Die APL. whose 15-rnan Executive Council is hold- Ing sessions here till'; n-eek. One important obslacle to llic eventual con.solidation of the two major labor federations already being dissolved, In AFL opinion. That Is the CIO's affiliation with the Soviet-dominated World Federation, of Trade Unions (WPTU). The CIO. which helped to found (he WPTU In 1945. lias dropped !U part IP that organization and is on the way to formal withdrawal. Now the CIO and AFL are coop- eratlni! In the formation of a n«v non-Communist worldwide labor federation. It will be set m> meetine in Geiievn .Jim" 2'S-'2fi The AFL has nrarlv 8009.000 ""-inli and the CIO more than 0,000,000 Al the last meeting between the AFL and CIO on the merner q tion. in MOV. 1947. Hie WPl'U was a big st'iii"')]l)iH block. Mopr for Smeoss AfT, leaders nrivnteiy express neft hope that merger talk/; could sue ceed. If CIO President Phil Murraj takes definite steps to snsnend (hi leH-win? unions and to withdraw from 'he WFTU—even thouch tin final break can't be accomplishei until the CIO convention in Clevo land next fall—the way will I) open for resumption of labor unit meeting." Such conferences may be openm by (he AFL as early as next week. Ii the opinion of some AFL top lead era. Another obstacle to continue merger necmttations between the AFL and CIO in !!>« was the existence of the CIO's political action committee. Murray wanted the API. to contribute to and promote PAC which under Hie leadership of ',hr ' late' Sidney Htunan hud been criticized by t'he AFL. Since then, however, the AF1. has revised its thinking on political action and has set up its own political league. That would eliminate another ol the hurdles In the palli ol labor unity. -ugitive's Wife Jncooperative n Red Probe NEW. YORK, May 19. W)—Mrs. iorhart Klsler, wife of the fugitive Communist under arrest in Enfc- and, was uncooperative when she .ppenrrd yesterday before a fecl- ral grand Jury fngesltgnllng sub- •ersivr activities. After the sn.ssion. the grand jury oreman, John G. Bruntnl, said she vas not cooperative during the lour ihe appeared before the body. Asked whether she refused to .e.slify on the ground that a wife is lot obliged to give testimony against 'ier husband. Bruninl said: "You may say that she exercised :hat piivileRC." An immigration official prevented Mrs. Ktslir from making a .sta'c- mcnt after she left the grand Jury i-com. The 37-year-old Polish born Mrs. Eisler. who had been free In ball pending deix»'lation proceedings, was rearrestcd and sent to Ellis Island alter her husband fled on the liner Batory last week. were asked to "hold" the dancer who now Is appearing there. Good said the dancer paid a bill at the Hotel plttsUui'glier with a check which was returned marked Insufficient funds. Good said the charge would be dropped It she sends a money order for the amount. The dancer set new attendance records during her theater appearances here the week ol May 7. The llag of Cuba WHS designed In a New York rooming house and first flown over a New York building In 1850. Acheson to Allow Himself Latitude At Big 4 Meeting WASHINGTON, May 19. </P( — Secretary of SUle Aciu'ibn declared yesterday that he Intends to reserve his freedom at the Paris Blq Pour conference to make clear lo the world at any time the policies and positions of the United States on i.ssues arising (here. He Indicated to a nes^s confer- ence that his preference would b« for a policy to keep the world Informed of what noes on behind Ihc closed doors of the conference bill said that actual arrangements would have to be discussed with .Soviet Foreign Minister Vlslilnsky, BrULsh Foreign Minister Bevin and French Foreign Minister Sclminan. Before this .subject came up. Acheson had confirmed reports tliat he expects to confer with the British and French foreign ministers In Paris before they sit down together with IVshliigky. 'Hie 'Big four talks on Germany will begin May 23. Parenthood Federation May Become Part of Federal Health Service ST. LOUIS, May 19. Wj—Mrs. Arthur Stockstrom. a SI, Louis director of the planned Parenthood Fed- 1 eration ol America, predicted yes- I terday that thj planned parenthood program ,'entually will become a part cl the services ol all governmental health agencies. She spoke btiore me federation's Field Coimnlttpe, Represmatives from 12 states and the District of Columbia arc attending a three- day meeting of the nationil organization. "Undoubtedly the program, as administered by qualified medical personnel, has saved the lives of many mothers and children," Mrs. Stock- Strom said "We do know that in thousands ol c^ses It has promoted marital adjustment, prevented broken homes, promoted economic security of the family and made numerous children welcome additions." Last year 49< planned parenthood clinics wei 1 ? operated In this country and seven states have made planned parenthood a part, of their health program, Mrs. Stockstrom imported. Sally Rand's Check For Lodging Bounces PITTSBURGH. May 10. l/T>j — Police Inspector Fred Good said yesterday a Pllsbvnch Hotel liad charged Dancer .Sally Rand with defrauding an innkeper of $3Gfl 40. Good said police, at Younpstown STEEL BUILDINGS Read Courier News Want Ads BUTLER^ BUILT C. 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