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LOT TTTO BLTTHEVILIJ! (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, JUNE T, 194* iMA to Silence Journal Editor ; Writer to b« Limited , To Comment on Only Scientific Subjects t .* ,. • - ATLANTIC CITY. N. J., June 1. tfi— The Board of Trustees of Hie American Medical Association mov- jd yesterday to silence Dr. Morris Fishbein, editor of the AMA Jour- pal, on controversial subjects affect- Ing, (he profession. | He would b« limited to discussion ef scientific subjects. ? Dr. Elmer Henderson of Louls- fllle, Ky., chairman of the board, read a statement to the opening session of the AMA's House of Delegates. In it he said the board of trustees has decided on the following points: | "1. The editor will completely Eliminate speaking on all controversial si bjects both by platform and by radio. i "2. Elimination of all interviews, including press conferences, and statements by Dr. Fishbein except pn scientific subjects, t "3. Editorials on controversial subjects will be supervised by the- executive committee. Column Eliminated "4. Complete information as to these activities will be reported to the,members of the House of Delegates. "S.. There will be permanent elimination of "Diary of Tonics and Sedatives'/' 1 (Fishbeln's column in the Journal.) •"6. Plans Tor training of a new editor in an orderly manner, including the retirement of the present editor, will be formulated." When asked to comment on the board's statement, Fishbein said: "I have seen the statement in advance and I am quite satisfied." He said he would not elaborate on that comment. The House of Delegates sent the board's statement to a reference committee for action. In a . pre-conventlon Interview, Fishbein said he .would not retire for.another five years. Fishbein has been with the AMA for 37 years. In the past decade he has become known as the medical profession's .wheelhorse in the matters of policy. L, A, •DON'T SP1LI, ANY, GOVERNOR'—Governor Sid McMath of Arkansas shows good form as he balances a full cigarette paper in his left hand and closses the tobacco snclc with his teeth. The governor showed his roll-your-own form while attending tile Arkansas-Oklahoma rodeo in Fort Smith. (AP Photo). Grandmother Saves Four Youths on Kail Bridge But It Killed by Train MALONE. Wnsh.. June 7 If)— A 51-year-old grandmother was fatally injured by a freight train near here after pushing four children off a railroad bridge to safety. The heroine was Identified by Deputy Sheriff Knute Wennberg as Mrs. Ruth Merryman. He said the boys were Larry Harvey, 12, of Oakville, Wash., and Ronny Hake, «, of Malone—her grandsons—and Peter Merryman. 8, and his four- year-old brother, John—her adopted sons. The five were walking across the trestle when trapped by a Northern Slightly higher lire pressure is advised for cars driven at high speeds for longer periods of time. Australia, New Zealand, and Argentina, are the world's greatest wool-producing countries. iiijui lea. By then. It was too late for Mrs Merryman to escape. She was hit by the train and knocked off the span. She died moments later ol a broken neck. WARNING ORDER The defendant, Ray McWilliaras is hereby warned lo appear in Uie Chancery Court, for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi'Coun- ty, Arkansas within thirty days and answer the complaint of the plaintiff. Hazel McWilliams, filed against, him in .laid court, Ca.se No. IO.U10. and upon hLs failure so to do, srli complaint will be taken as confessed. Witness my hand a s clerk of court and the seal thereof this day of June. 1949. '' .. HARVEY MORRIS. By Betty Ball. rfc Reid and Roy, altys. for plaintiff. Oscar Fendler, atty. art litem. €7-14-21-28 Truman Approves Anti-Klan Fight Of Georgia Mayor WASHINGTON. June 1. OP) — M>yor J*mee ftlerton of Soperton, G«., t foe of the Ku Klux Kl«n, w«rn«i here yeiterrUy th«t the Klan'i (rand dr»gon will Uke 1*- gtl action a(iln«t him at hl« own risk. Peterson, emerging from the While HOUM where he received the approval of President Truman for hi* antl-Kian fight, told reporUn: "I've noticed that Dr. Samuel Oreen. grand dragon of the Ku Klux Klan, has Indicated that he plans to bring legal action against me for the unmasking and arrest of Klaru- men In my town. "I hope he won't be that Indiscreet. "I would s»y If .he does bring legal action, he will not And It so pleasant, because there are other angles to this Incident which I wouldn't care to mention nor. If he Insists, they will be vigorously pursued." President Truman, who fought the Ku Klux Kian In Jackson County, Mo., In 1M1 and 1922, Mayor Peterson said, was intensely Interested In the Georgia case and "approved of the stand I've taken." On May 21. the mayor left his of- flce when he got word that masked men were parading the streets of the Georgia town. He and Police Chief M. V. Ware unmasked three of the men while two got away. The three were charged with disorderly conduct and loitering. They lace municipal hearings June 13. First 'Air-Age' Motel Provides Guest With Everything But Aerial Car-Hops r CONCORDIA, Karu. —(NBA)— When Charles Blossf r siys to drop in at his new motel, he Isn't lool- Ing. You can come In from any direc- tion—noith, south, east and west, or even up. In the latter case, however, be sure your wheel* are down. ?ou're expected to taxi the list few hundred yards. The motel Is next door to the airport that serves this town of 6,000, »nd Is probably one of the first ever built to cater to the ah age as well as the more conventional travelers who roar along U.S. Highway 81 In automobiles. t "We built it," says Blos-ser. who's the manager, "with the Idea to catering to air travelers and motorists That's why it's an easy 200-yards taxi distance from the airport to the concrete parking slab." After taxiing that short distance a pilot can tie down hu plane next a land-bound sedan, having dinner, or spend the night without having to go into town. The »2000.000 motel has 14 units Joined together like a ranch-style building between the airfield and the highway. It provides nearly everything but curb service for touring plane owners. The air age, apparently, will have to wait x while for "sky-hopn" to go along with its new drive-ln To cool their hands on summer days, American ladles of long ago gT" £, |hold a smooth handmade Courier New. 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