The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 16, 1949 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 16, 1949
Page 9
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.THURSDAY, JUNE 1«, 1949 BT,YTHEVTM,E (ARK.) COURrER NEWS ' PAGE NINE Governor May Pardon Rowland Former Hot Springs City Attorney Under One Year Sentence LITTLE ROCK, June 16. Ml — Allhouslr Governor McMath thinks Arkansas has been ''too lenient in letting public officials accept bribes," he said he "might pardon" former Hot Springs city attorney Jay Rowland. McMath represented the state as Garland County prosecutor at the trial in which Rowland was convicted on a charge of accepting bribes from [Jot Springs gamblers. A pardon for Rowland was rec nmmended by Circuit Judge Clyde Biwvn, Hot Springs, law partnei of the governor, and three separate groups of Hot Springs residents. McMath told till news conference "I've thought about the Rowland pardon all morning." ' He added that "we have been jus tea lenient in letting our public ol- ficinls accept bribes in office. I Jus haven't made up my mind on Row land." • . JX-McLaujhltn Lieutenant Rowland, a lieutenant of fonue Hot Springs Mayor Leo P. Me Laughlln. was one of five officials including the ex-mayor, Indicte utter the Mclaughlin regime ousted by a OI faction headed by McMath. Rowland was the only one of the group convicted. Judge Brown, who went into office with the GI faction, exchanged circuits with Circuit Judge Maupin What American Aid Gives Us TIME fiOODWlLL IN BRITAIN—Posters such as these »re seen throughout Britain in factories and SSce buildings, posted by the British government to stress U. S. aid through the ERP. Emphasizing Ihe need for self-help to bring England out of Its'economic doldrums by 19=2, when f-CA aid ends, the labor government has used press, radio, movies and pamphlets to assist in the dme. Cummlngs of PayettcvHle, who presided at Rowland's trial. Rowland was sentenced to one year's imprisonment and lined $700. He has never served any time, however. The Arkansas Supreme Court upheld Rowland's conviction. The former city attorney then appealed to tile U.S. Supreme Court but. was °^ e ~ nied a review of thr case. Rowland currently nas a writ of habeas corpus pending in Federal District court. Judge Harry J. Lemley indicated last April 14 he would hear the matter in Texarkana .sometime this spring. No Showdown Set On Poll Tax Vote WASHINGTON, June 15. r,7V- The House Administration committee today postponed for 9. wpek a .showdown vole on a bill to outlaw poll taxes as u requirment ror voting in elections of federal officials. Supporters of the bill said they did not pies.s lor a vote. Chairman Norton iD-N.J.l had predicted in advance ttiat the committee would approve the measure if enough members were on hand. Debate on Atomic Energy Plan OH Read Courier News Want Ads. S'A cdcn occupies an area of 173,347 square miles. IAKB SUCCESS, June 15. 13 United Nations Atomic' Enci Commission delegates today bro off debate on world atomic co trol until the Big Five and Cana can agree on a plan. Consultations ainr>u(T the Rig Five—the United States, Russia. France, Britain and China—and Canada are expected to begin soon after the council of foreign ministers adjourns in Paris. The \vovking committee of the atomic commission decided to sus ppnd tile talks by Congressmen Back Law on Cigarette Tax WASHINGTON, June 16-lil')— everal members of Congress yos- cidav spake (or legislation to assist alps In the L-ollcclion ot cigarette ixp.s. Senators Long in-Ga) anrt llen- i-lckson (R-NJi and .Reps. Jen-1 ins (R-Oliio). Cflnip no-Gal a"(i | Simpson iR-Pai testified Before lie Senate rinance Committee in • elialf ot a bill designed to provide or coUertion oi state taxes on cigarettes ordered by mail. The bill, passed by the liousp ast month, provides that persons •hipping citgareitos into a taxing itate must report their shipments o the particular stale's tobacto tax .irimiuisrator. Simpsun told Die enmmiUrn linn Pennsylvania—which has a tlnec- foni a inickagc tax—loses roughly S2,OOO.UOU a year as a result of mail order shipments. g saiit txinisiana loses about $1.500.000 annually by the same do- vice. He described the shipments as •'deliberately organised lax evasion. " Thurmond Arnold, representing the Consumer Mail Order Associu- j lion oi America, appeared in opposition lo the bill. He said such a law would constitute a protective tariff between the states that .••will destroy the mail order business." (Soviet Union ami Soviet Ukraine! Kgypt. Ihe eleventh member of the vote of 8 to 2 committee, abstained. Chocolate Ice Cream Soda KIRBY DRUG STORES MAIN at 2nd-MAIN at BROADWAY-MAIN at DIVISION Cash and Cany Weck'End - BLYTHEV1LLE, ARK Paislay's Water Softener 2 pounds 59c Fresh Strawberry Sundae Stationery New iMontajf 69c up Tr»t;t« SUN GLASSES Costs so link 10 use— enii\v its benefits niphl *s well 3S alld-iy tone. RUBBER BANDS Large Package ... 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