The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 27, 1946 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, July 27, 1946
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KAGE f&Dl (ARK.) COUIUEK NEWS fc 'TBS BLTTHETTLLE COUKEEl NXWI en a w. M1OB L. THOMAS B. ATPM8, goto N*aoo*l WttxDtr Oo, New Tort. Obfcavt. D»- PubUibed Brerr Afternoon Kufcpt entered u weood clan nutter at Uw port- cffin *t BJjthCTtne. ArkauM*, under *et at Ooo~ Cm*, Oetotwr 8, 1917. Bcrred br th» United Prm * • BUBBCRIPTION RATBI Bf wirier IB UM eltr of BlrtbevOIe or anr (Uburbtn town where carrier lerrioe to maintained. Me per week, er Me per month. • By mall, within • rtdim of « mix*, (4M per r*u, »2J» for 4x month*, tlM for three Boothe; DT man ouUJd* H mile noe, I!O.M oer reu Long-Range Price Control? Certain CIO executives scorn to have appointed themselves guarili:ins of the public welfare. As .soon as price controls were lifted they sprung into action, on the apparent assumption that nobody would ever think of refusing to buy steak and butter at 05 cents a pound without work stoppages, mass meetings, parades and picket lines. Since they have assumed this paternal responsibility, and since they exert a considerable influence in Washington, it might be interesting to have these executives' explanation of the ClO's ultimate hopes and aims regarding price control. As of now, their stand is a little confusing. , Last week, Philip Murray, CIO president, outlined to a congressional committee some proposals for a "progressive labor policy for the future." Among them he mentioned passage of alequate price control legislation, adoption of the minimum wage bill, and expanded social security legislation. * * » v The confusing thing about that statement is the inclusion of price control in a "future" policy along with two bills which deal with permanent and continuing matters. It has been generally assumed that price controls were a tennwrary war and postwar measure, imposed for reasons too ap- parent and familiar to need 'repeating now, and that they would be lifted when production and supply were at a safe level of abundance. Perhaps the Senate acted too swiftly in lifting controls. But thua far events since July 1 have not warranted all the panicky lamei:l:j and predictions of doom that greeted them. Nor have they warranted Mr. Murray's charge that (lie Senate's action was a "scandalous exhibition of log-rolling unc<|ua!cd in its depth of betrayal of public interest." Wasn't there maybe a little Presidential log-rolling in the lifting of rationing and pay restrictions? If Mr. Murray did not intend the inference that he favors permanent or long-range price control, he would do the public a service by suying so. If he did intend the inference, it might be well lo find out if it is price control or profit control which he seeks. The need of price control .is temporary. Mul profit control can be permanent. We had 'some samples of profit control under OVA, and they contributed heavily to needless scarcities and black markets. Permanent price-and- proi'it fixing by government would be revolutionary and, lo anyone sold on our present economic system, inijxipii- lar and dangerous. All this may seem like looking under the bed. But Mr. Truman is considerably beholden lo Mr. Murray and the CIO for his present office, and Mr. Murray and the CIO command a lot of votes. V When Mr. Murray asks for some- tiling he is 'listened to. And it might be well to find out now exactly what he wants. SATURDAY, JULY 27,1946. SO THEY SAY Individual Is arrayed nb'iiinsl Indlvdual, group against (jroup. If we. cnmlol cut our individual and group greediness, we shall inevilably become ourselves :i completely selfish nation. —den. Jacob I,. Dcvcra, Army Ground Forces Commander. WAtine*~ 19-16. Nr.A SERVICE. fNC Emery TIIK STOHVi G'trily'M ver nt ln*t. Hut nuvrr krr. . t 1h« cruel Ihinc 1 tlld 4 lloir can I rjcplnln 1|> dirluna nMil KolitrC that tfc^jr — Mr daughter and 1*17- kUMhnnU^-hnve tfveri >he.ii«4 all tfcroiIKh tke yenr» for OcilT'M Kike f And tbnt Mb* w«»u'l vrorlh II! T>i;lln? I*«Itn hntc-fi INC for what I've *«••« to CVcllr'x Illc. CHAPTER II VOU have to know Delia before you can understand Cecily. Delia always has had a fair cut of the world's goods, but some peasant strain in her still remembers a generation when a penny or a crust of bread meant life or death. She is the most unpredictable mixture of parsimony and pound-foolishness I've ever met She resigned from the Women's Club when they raised the price of their monthly luncheons from thirty-five to flfty cents. She said she couldn't afford to pay that much. She griped for wteks that time the P.-T. A. asked her to donate two cakes for their sale to raise money for a Christmas party "honoring" the Marlin district children. Delia told me exactly how much she was out of pocket for those ' two cakes — and she figured in the amount of electricity used in the baking, and her time on a union wage scale. Then, when the cakes were auctioned off they sold for less than Delia figured they had cost her — and of course the P.-T. A. pocketed the money. Delia was so mad that she gave a party herself for the children from across Marlin street, just to show the P.-T. A. up. She was afraid to give it in her home because the kids might smash some of her lamps or scratch her fur- Delia took her out of the (rnme for her dress would be lorn. Cecily started to cry and I bit down hanl on my IS" for fear of suy- ing what was in my heart. They all knew Robert. He had organized clubs for their after- school hours and had talked (he city council into buying a playground for them. Before long he had nil of Delia's guests interested in the games he had planned for them. Even Cecily got in on London Bridge and had a hilarious time until the moment arrived for the final lug of war. Then Delia took her out of the game for fear her dress would be torn. Cecily started to cry and I bit down hard on my lip for fear of saying what was in my heart. Val saved the moment for us. He cx- . nilure, so the youngsters came to I tended his hand to Cecily. "Come our house. Delia had ordered ice cream in molds and two huge decorated cakes and there was an expensive toy for each guest as a favor. Of course there was a Christmas tree —a towering silver spruce, since the P.-T. A. had bought a mere cheap pine for their party. But in spite of all its trimmings the affair would never have gotten started if it hadn't been for Robert. Even our modest cottage awed the children from the hand-to- mouth district, and the beautifully appointed table in the dining room made them ill at ease and somehow resentful. Cecily, eight years old, looked like the Sugar Plum fairy in a short frock that was all pink silk net ruffles ond pale green satin ribbons. No one else—certainly not Corinna—wore anything remotely comparable to it fpHE kid* from across Marlin A street wearing their sculled shoes and pitiful patches, took one wild look around them, read the condescension on Delia's countenance, and huddled with their cohort* near the door, planning to nuke g bolt for it. Only Robert's entrance with an armful of wooc for the fireplace circumvents th«u. on," he Invilcd, "we'll work n jig- snw puzzle in the game room Mr. Wynne lels us '.ise. Delia opened her month lo object as they starlod off together, but Robert called her lo assist him with a new project and between us we kept her so busy all afternoon that Cecily was given a measure of freedom. Kobcrt was not as unob- For Sale! Locations in Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. All sizes Tracts*—10 acres up. On Good H roads. School bus and mall route. Power line. Good buildings. C. E. GOLLADAY Rancho Hotel Hnyti, Mo. WASHINGTON COLUMH Crazy Over Law ert some good around Iowa if pco )lc thought he had enough monc> Kivc a parly like that." Don't be childish, Delia. wanted to shake her. "Robert's po sition doesn't depend on the socta page." "Who else do you think would be interested in pulling in a no- lice?" she demanded. "Probably the molher of one of the children," I snid. "Wnnling ' serving as he sometimes seemed. Thanks lo Robert's talents the party was a masterful success and the children were grateful. But although we told them that their lifts and goodies had come from Jeila, the youngsters all thanked Robert and me when the parly was over. Delia didn't like it and when nn item appeared on the social lage of the town newspaper the lext day beginning, "Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wynne were hosts at a children's Christmas party in their home yesterday"—and listing Delia and Cecily among the guests, she was furious. • # • CHE telephoned me immediately and accused me of having given the information lo the paper. "Good heavens, Delia, I never thought of such a thing," I said. "It's mighty funny!" Delia declared. "You and Robert were taking credit for everything nil afternoon—I suppose it would do Rob- to see her youngster's name in print." "Then you ccrlninly must have given Ihe mothers the impression lhal you were paying for cvery- Ihing." Delia insisted. "You sent the invitations." I reminded, tempted lo slain the receiver down. "Have you called the paper to tell them what a boner they made?" Delia asked. "That's the I least you could do if you really wanted to be honest and square about it." Anger welled up in me until the blood sang in my cars. "What difference can il possibly make?" •It makes a difference to me," Delia retorted. "I wanted Myrtle Ralston lo see that notilcc." "Then YOU gave it to the paper," 1 said. "1 didn't give it the way it was printed," Delia denied angrily. "Somebody evidently called in and hud my information changed." "Delia." 1 Iricd to control my exasperation. "Nobody else called in. Reporters get so many slorics in a rloy lhat they can't just remember all Ihc dclails. Somebody wrote the story in a hurry, saw lhat the party was held at our house and assumed—" "Well, I'm good and burned up about it!" Delia said. "I spent nil that money just lo show Myrllc Ralslon lhat that I don't have to raise money from other people's cakes when I want to throw parly—and you get all the credit for il." <T» Be ConUnoed) BY I'ETKH KDSON NEA Washington Oirrespomlont ! WASHINGTON, July 27. INE/M | -Tlie charactcri/.alion which ,C!on-; Tessman anm Hobbs of Schna. Un., applies to himself is ' thai lo's "n fool for law." A group of congressmen callcc 1 t Attorney General Francis Ii!d- le a few years atfo to r'.'cunimt'tul lobbs' appointment lo Ihe Circul'. 7alirt of Appeals. A member of the group \vns his colleague, Conyn;.ss- imu Frank Boykin of Mobile. ' After.. the; . format Irilniti's ijad ecu imirle, it \ Boykin's turn. 'All thu time we're lussitr around wllh. blondes," snld Frank, "Hum Hobbs hns yot his nosr in !'mn'.' old l;uv-bank. lie thinks Ihat's Hin. 1 ' Boykin's testimonial mrtcU- nn impression on Diddle, but that's beside the point. Hobbs today is revri.ster- ns much impact on the- ledernl judicial system as is anyone ir. the business. Me is bcsl known for the so- called Hobbs nnli-rnck'.,teci'ii>g amendment recently signed by 111 1 : President. This law makes u n felony lo interfere with interstate commerce by jobbery or extoi It has been damned up and down both sides by labor leaders. Tiiry claim that llobb.s is nnli-labar and anxious only to bust tin- unions. It's too early to tell what the House law is f;oim; to no. N'u tesl cases have come up under it thcj'lgh several may be in the uukiu^ in New Jersey, Pennsylvania. Iinnois. California, nnd olhcr bi^> 'ioocl- markellng centers where trucking unions have long charged tri'nu.: against truckers from other areas. "We haven't B ot. any of these cases, down in Alabama." Hobbs explains. "We're a ditlereiil kind of hairpin clown Ihcre." UK WANTED TO KKI'KAl, A SIJPltEMK t'OlUtT DECISION' In his ow n words, his real purpose in Introducing Ihe bill was "to repeal a fool decision In- the Supreme Court." As a member <>! the House Judiciary Committee. Hobbs says that's part of his jou When judges are crooks, one of t.he shroVhthrwyphphsiphplip; hi mitlce. is to conduct Impeachment proceedings anaiusl them bclorr Ihe Senate. Itnbbs participated hi one such case in impeaching Judge Hnlstcd Rittcr of Florida." Similarly, when federal courts hana down decisions which rt-vj^.' a weakness in the law of the "laud. it is the job of the Judiciary Committee to correct the law. in the Hobbs bill. Hobbs was merely trying to correct a decision written by he then Justice James I", .yfej.'ncs. no declared lhat the Anii-R-ick- leering Acl of 1D31 ciid not apply ;) labor unions. The Hobbs amendment correcl- i'g lhat will tiol prove to lie nnn- abor. Hobbs insists, u presents no interference with the ritihts to or- gnniw. bargain collectively, sirike. picket. Hut if anyone, whether or not he l>e in a union or on a picket !:ll< commits robbery or c-xtcrium in- crfering with intciv.ato commerce, McNnbb case. The. McNabb brothers were Tennessee moonshiners who confessed to the murder of a law-enforcement officer. They wore tried by jury. The British motor industry celebrates the Golden Jubilee of its n'o- tor indusCry this year. The lirdt manufacturer of motor cars in Grea Britain was the Daimler Conipr.n;. in the year 189G. FELIX A. CARNEY C/ty Radio Repair Radios and Appliances 324 E. Main St. Phone 2407 Terry Abstract & Realty Co. Abstracts of Title — Lands — Loans 213 W. Walnut Phone 2381 Where Your Flowers Are — You Are! One call to us will arrange to have your remembrances sent, not just once, but month after month. Ask about this plan. SHOP r.tS). Hertlee W« D«JJ«r Anywher* fh. ill Mim. J. M. (MM) WIQUim, *WMT OlencM BU*. 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Altitude (ab.) 20 Writer's marks 7 I ha 22 Hard-shelled 8 Flowerless fruit plant 23 Earth goddess 9 Company of 2-1 Negative performers 2r> Type measure 10 Feminine 27 irebresv letter name ,-£ VERTICAL 1 Posturage 2 Papal capes 3 Lcnse 4 Make an , edging 5 Yard (ab.) 6 Symbol for iron sorrowful i 1l •^ 16 Railroad (ab.) ''*• 17 Id csl (ab.) 44 Entrance 20 Exuberant 4G Sailor 21 Colonized -17 Either 24 Direction 48 Ream (ab.) (conlr.) 20 Female horses 49 Sight organ •.;-.• 28 Bar 30 More domesticated 32 Silkworm 3.'i Malayan coin 34 Muse ol poetry 3G Natives of Latvia 39 Symbol for sodiinn 40 Chinese measure 41 Electrical unit •12 Babylonian deily 43 Indonesian of Mindanao •15 Cached 50 Conclusioti 51 Tarry 53 It is a unit ol the U. S. fH Marrow spade 55 Linger 12 Ocean • 13 Sotik flax 29 Beverage 31 Entangle 34 Render ; capable 3T) Allowance 37 Right of holding 38 More 50 Heroic 52 Summer -•'-• (fr.) 5-1 Health resort 5(j Symbol for erbium 53 Written form of Mister Boarding House with Need a 24-hr. Service inrier the llolibs n'.iiendnu-n! lie nay r.oa be found malty of n le- ony. IIOl'.IIS CAJIV.MCXS HIM \ HUM; OF LAWS. NOT MI:\ In his perso, mmrauin to rc- cslablish i( rule of law. ex-Judgi Hcbbs is plliii'j up ; i little-notice: but none the less innnvs<ivo record in Ihe .session of Cons!;vs,s uov di awing to .1 in audition lo the Hobbs amendment, ho ha spunsot?d the Haiiroad H• :iri..uii/s- tion bill and the He!,-ires Salary bill, which \\ipcs out the li-c rys- lem racket in iccc;vcrshios Passed by the House ever » year »8o nnd now up for ncium in the Senate Is unothci- Hobbs bill, which would reverse the I!)I3 decision by Justice Felix Frankim icr in the Call Bonded and Insured Bill Wundcrlich ALLTVIB WOODS AAV LANGUAGH/ WHAT GUPS" - T- 5AV, AIR. "Y/HOW 6>D YOUR FUCKV / FKIEMDS I GOODBY • = - )\ pt& A X LfvTlM. 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