The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 25, 1949 · Page 5
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 1949 BLYTHEVITXE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE flTI I HI NATION TODAY v Truman's 81 st Congress Doing Less Than GOP Bossed 80th; 'Recess Time is Drawing Near f By Jime« Marlow WASHINGTON. May 25. (/ft— That's a much meeker sound President Truman's Democrats are making In Congress now. They came in with a roar in control of the 81st Congress, alter blasting the Republicans' 80th Congress as a "do-nothing" bunch. And when they came in they had the President's approach, which was the Democrats' campaign promises, spread out like a big least. Almost five months have passed since they opened up shop. And what Ims this 81st Congress done about, the program? About all it's done is to pass the* — CIO Steelworkers Open Contract Talks with Alcoa PITTSBURGH, May 25. ClO-Unlted Steelworkers and Hie Aluminum Company of America open contract talks today wlilch the union calls "the first major negotiations Involving the 1049 wage policy." Dciiuiiids will Include a general, but unspecified, wage Increase, to- * WE, THE WOMEN * By «utl> MUMl NBA *t*M Wiilw Interest in Child May Be Interpreted as Spying clal Insun objectives .nee are »nd pensions. The slcnlUr to those new rent control law. Republicans and Democrats that over. teamed up to put Aud the time Is getting painfully short to do any more. Yesterday Senator Scott Lucas of Illinois, leader of the Senate Democrats, came out or a White House conference with Mr. Truman and said: Just Two Months Left He expects this Congress to finish up for 1949 by July 31. or just a little more than two months from now. What's going to bo done by then? Senator Lucas listea these three things as the main goals: 1. Repeal ol the Tad-Hartley net. The House took one crack at this, argued a week, got boxed up. and lit talking of trying again. j^ If the Senate ever tries to tackle Vit, you can look for weeks of debate, weeks that will take up much or most of the remaining time. ->. Senate approval of the North Atlantic pact. This probably will be done and It's of the utmost importance in our foreign dealings that It be done. But^this. too. may take a lot of time in debate because not all the senators think it's a good thing. So that will cliew up « lot of days or weeks in the remaining two months. 3. Continuing the recipocra! trade program. This program, which affects our foreign trade, has been In effect for years. The House lias okayed it. but not the Senate. Many Tilings Undone When the Senate gets around to it, more debate, more time used up. But what of the health Insurance program which Mr. Truman talked so much about? No chance for it this year, Lucas said. With the time schedule Luca: has set, you can kiss goodbye to any chance (or-action on the civi rights program. Housing? The Senate has passed a public housing bill. The House hasn' (£1 grappled with it yet. And it may no pass there. Republicans In the House ar ganging up on the housing bill and if enough Democrats join them, goodbye housing bill. And congress hasn't yet voted the money for carrying on the Marshall plan. Nobody knows what's going to happen to that. House members, including some Democrats, are' figuring on cutting it to ribbons. And the Senate hasn't voted money for it, either. It's due for R big argument and maybe a big cut in the senate. And then there was a new farm program the Trumanites laid before Congress. Senator Lucas' schedule doesn't make any room for that. As for Mr. Truman's Idea of raising taxes, that seems dead and done for. Altogether, the things the Democrats are now saying they'll do this year are getlng smaller and smaller. Of course 1B49 is only the first session of the 81st Congress. The second session starts next January. Maybe something will happen in sought by the Steelworkers from the steel Industry. Nine plants and mines In nine states, covering 20,000 workers, will be affected by the Alcoa negotiations. Affected mine* me at Bauxite, Ark. girl finished her conversation uskcd Interestedly, "Who was 1950. Maybe- The congressional elections are In 1950. Three Missco Students In Graduating Class of Southern Baptist Cof'ege Three [rom Mississippi County will bo among the graduates from Southern Baptist College at Walnut nirigp. at the close of the spring semester, it wn.s announced today. Mrs. Elizabeth Webb, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Pierce of Burdette; Miss Anna Mae Powell daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. O I'uwell of Dyess. and Willis L Bunch, formerly of Blythevllle, are the three to be graduated. Mrs. Webb wat t member of the college choir, program chairman and secretary of the minlsteria society auxiliary, and secretary the press bureau. Miss Powell wa a member of the yearbook staf] student council and choir, and Mr Bunch Is vice-president of the stn dcnl council and a member of th nhiisterial society and Gamm Iota. Arkansans Hold •lopes of Partial A & A Operation WASHINGTON, May 25—Ml— group of Arkanstms are "optlm- tic" over their chances of purchiu- g and operating 261 miles of the mv abandoned Missouri and Ark- iisns Rjillrond from Ncostio, Mo., ic northern terminal of the old le, to Kcnsett. Ark. They are here to ask the Hei'on- truetlon Finance Corporation for 51,500.000 lonn to finance pur- hnse and rehabilitation of (lie ine nurt to talk with Interstate Commerce Commission officials a- jout an operating certificate. Stcrlln Hurley of Harrison and J. E Simpson of Berryvlllc snld he RFC Wftp sending a man to Arkansas Monday to check physical properties involved. Regular freight service would be operated between Neosho and Kcn- sett There are connections with main lines at both prospective term- nals. "Can you tell me what's so terrible about asking an 18-year-old daughter what boys she was talking to on the telephone and If he asked her for a datc'i" • bewildered mother asks. It seems she answered the telephone for her daughter and when the she it, dear?" When Ihe daughter told her the boy's name the mother said: "Did he n.sk yon for a diitc?" With thill, says the mother, her daughter lost her temper, and said It was "impossible to have any privacy at home." Undoubtedly llic innocent sound Ing rjuestlon thut caused the flare- up were Just Ihe straws that broke the camel's back. It Isn't likely any daughter would have become so uixset over sucl an Incident unless for a long time she had felt that her mother wusn'l allowing her any privacy at hmnc Many mothers who arc niiliirally nlereslfd In all the details of their children's lives full to see that, what .hey consider only "normal Interest" nay seem like prying to their children. Actually, whether the Interest Is rrltating or not depends on how It Is shown. Continual questioning Is almost certain to seem like prying. Kul a mother who Is more diplomatic usually learns JuH HS much about a tcen-i»ficr's doings by being ready to listen when the daughter seems to want to talk urn! by being Interested In whut the daughter confides of her own free will, Teen-agers may be overly sensitive Rbout having their private lives forever open to family discussion But everyone likes to have some privacy. Parents should remember tlr.U ns their children grow older, so Unit home is a place Hint provides some privacy for every member of tin. family. With the Courts Chancery Tom Gibson vs. Delbci t William and Ruby Williams, suit to cane deed on three acres located in sec tion 3U-15N-8E. Pearl Cathey vs. James W. Cathey. suit for divorce. Earl Glisson vs. William R. Olis- soivsuit lor divorce. Betty Parks vs. L. B. Parks, suit for divorce. Aron W. Anderson vs. Lula V. Anderson, suit for divorce. Circuit Charles Leo Cassitiy, et al, Vs. St. Louis-San Francisco Railway Company, suit to recover J3.020 in damages resulting from collision, Nov. 26, 1948. 30,000 Dutch Troops To Leave Indonesia THE HAGUE, The Netherlands. May 25. W)—Thirty thousand Dutch troops will be trough* home from Indonesia in the'next eight n.onths. It was announced today A spokesman for Ihe Dutch Army said that a federal Indonesian army of 18,000 men would be established to replace the Dutch troo,)s. Rice Futures Market Seen as 'Stabilizer' LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Mny 'J5 — (jl'j—A futures market for rice would remove some of the fJiituntions in fortune for producers of the commodity, says Sam L. Austin. Austin, a public relations director for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, expressed his view* here yesterday. He was en route to Hot Springs to attend the 50th annual meeting of the Rice Millers' Association, which opens tomorrow. An exchange might limit the profits of the producer In boom years, but tills would be more than compensated for because It also would prevent him from Koing broke in bust years, Austin declared. 3 Arkansans Oppose Armed Force Pay Hike Mai rmee Licenses The follr.wing couples obtained mariage licenses at the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythe, yesterday: county clerk, Robert Murphy of Tyler. Mo., and MLss Mary Louise Johnson of Dy- crsburg, Tenn. B. H. CLemmons and Mrs. Gladys Christian, both of Blytlicville. A. J. Maynor and Mrs. Lula Meadors, both of Lcachville. Urged to Study More TUCKERMAN. Ark., May 25—OT —Senator Fulbriglit urged Tuckcr- nian High School seniors not to stop their education and to consider carefully the opportunities in Arkansas here last night. He spoke at commencement exercises, which were combined with the city's third annual "School Day." WASHINGTON, Way 25-OT— Three Arkansas representatives voted yesterday with the House majority which recommitted a bill to raise pay of the armed services. Four opposed. For recommittal: Galhings, Mills and Tackctt. Against: Harris. Hay.s. Norrcll and Trimble. Harrison Pupils Get Achievement Awards Twenty-one flut grade* student, from Harrison Negro School wi-rr awarded achievement cnrllficnlc.s n open house activities at the school Monday night. More than fll students participate! in the program, imrt review of th year's school activtlU-s. Those recelvliiB nv/urds Included Dorothy Pinkncy. work habits; Flos sle Mue Witherspcion and Cle Brown, Jr., Social habits; Clomis- tlne Davis, scholarship; l.i'roy Campbell and Vehna Hart, health habits; Dorothy I'lnkncy, writing; ^xnils Wccden nwl John demons: Billy Earle Cook, numbers; Grade Morris. s|)elllnfi; Velma Hart, Hern- Ice Jones, Bobble Buckncr. Arthur Mi'Keevcr, Dorothy Thiirnmn. Willie Rcdltt. Sylvester Turner and C'or- tcll Weeden, second semester perfect attendance; and Augustus Wallace and Christine Ciivans, perfect ut- iendancc for the year. Parking Meters Okayed Heads Tax Agency LITTLE ROCK, May K—I/TI— Eldon W. Brown has been appointed executive director of the Arkansas Tax Commission to succeed the late Gene Mitchell. Field Auditor W. L. Miller succeeds Brown as assistant director. NOTI1K Notice is hciCbj given that lone Gore lias made application to establish a Beauty Shop In her residence at 800 West Ash Street. Any protest should Ix: mndc in willing nnd filed In the office of the City Clerk wl(hln 30 days. Dated: 5-17-49. W. I. Malln, City Clerk. 5118-25 Read Courier News Want Ads. HARRISON, Arlk., May 25 Parking meters will be installed here as a result of a special election yesterday. Residents balloted, 498 to 101, for the meters. Some estimates place losses from worthless checks In the U.S. as high as 4300,000,000 a year. 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