The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 13, 1944 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 13, 1944
Page 2
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BLYTHBVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Election Board Meets Tomorrow Predict Hot Session ' In Selection Of County Commissioners LITTl4 RO.CK, Sept 13 (UP)— Pre-me«ling statements indicate that tomorrow's, meeting o( tlie Arkansas floarjl, of p«l!i>n Commissioners Is §o(ng to fairly sizzle. The board, which Is composed of state constitutional officers, will select county;, election commissioners at the meeting. The county commissioners, lii turn, name Judges and clerks fertile November' genera) election',;/ .',",; :,.'i ; 'V.',',. One of-the'hottest contests will probably^be-in the i selection of Die Faulkner County- election commls- '. sioners. From, all -indications, the state board; is- going to have to choose between"two',"slates." r A 'petition asking, that Julian J. Little and D. Q. Harton.Jr., Democrats, and G, ^E.'.p^eii.JHepublican, bo ap- pointedf&'thef board' Is .reported to have becri.cifculSledjIri tlie-county. : The other' "slate 1 '!" willrrecomniend thc:app'ojiitrn'cht of S/T.'-Sinllh and ;. Hoy'C. ^ea)^Dempcrati,' ; flnd W. B. • Payne,,Republican."' .; ' . And there are'reiiorts ,thi4 a group of ^Garland County "residents will subinit a'slate!'In opposition to Hot Spring's" Mayor Leo <P. .McLaughlln. To m'ake things eVen'inorc com' plicate^, It,'Is'belleved-Hnrit, Miller County, whcr.e efforts, are under way , lor a county-wide/local ?'option liquor elQctlon.Ywill submit three slates. The wet a.nd'.dry:forces : are expected to submit their ."recommendations, and the jDeriiocratlc -nominees "are also expecWd-to'rnarhe'thelr slate. .Mississippi County. Is', also expected to furtlier, complicate tlie,.situa- tion. A group 'opposing,-the Demo' cratic nominees'Is,"'expected to submit a: s1ate'' ; irj|Vopposition -to .that proposed by the-nominees. And In ? Searcy,- Baxter, Carroll and Stone Counyei Republican jrqups arc understood, prepared to ; submit slates in opposition to those presented by . tlie .Democrats; : Two IDcmObrats'aiid one Republican commissioners are selected from each of the 75 counties. An airplane pilot »ho has been flung In the dark for more than an hour can see the flare of a match 15 miles awaj • Organizers '$</ Busy Here, Council Told (Continued from ttft 1) " will bring him to public trial for federal violations. City Ordinance Hit "The City Ordinance which your small group of dictators passed recently Is also another vicious example of how these men Intend to deprive you of your American rights. It means that anyone wlio Is an or- ganto and would bring you better conditions !s virtually not allowed to speak to you in the city of Blythe- vJJle. Tills Is a direct attempt to deprive you of your fundamental right of free speech, . . a right which men have died for and are now on the battlefields dying to preserve. They would try to pass such an oulrage'- ous law wlillc your boys are away righting, but if these same Iwys were to know what Is taking place they would never forgive and would be turned against forever the men who arc guilty of destroying the sacred rights which are so dear to us that iinyone of us would fight til death lo have and to hold, "The union will not slop until they break this law again ami again ." . . and destroy It completely if it lins to go to the highest courts in the United States. The Union will hot stop until B closed shop contract Is signed In your shop and you do obtain your American rights to organize as workers In a free country for better conditions. "Take the enclosed card mtd get it signed by some worker Dint lias not yet signed . . . the struggle hns just begun with the ilrst battle won ns you will see In a few days when the Federal agents'enter Bly- thcvllle and bring down to earth those bullying elements that sought to defeat you last week and failed. Join your fellow workers in everyone becoming an organizer within your plant and getting it signed 100 per cent." WKDNttSDAY/SKPTEMBKll 13; 194-1 Milligan Ridge Youth Wounded In Action Pfc. Goss of Milligan nidge has been wounded In action while fighting the Japanese In the Pacific* the Navy Department announced today. Private aoss is a member of the Marine Corps. flbe extent of the Mississippi lou'.ity man's Injuries were not revealed. He is the son of Mrs. Inez Crlsswell, former Mllllgnn Ridge resident. Mrs. Crlsswell recently moved to Texas to make her home. Read Courier Newa Waut Adi. In Paris Before Nazis Left " ir lpl^4 \.^T\.i. *> ' . ^•i .i'^ij. ^SL— m'mm T f~ > , ~ * — ' c-s- From inside Paris during | he , 8st wcek tf , forc ( thesc a.s wreslcd --• --—-t, /J,V.M,II.-> made b\ •"' of Park (NBA Teieplvoto.) STILL OPEN F.OR BUS/NESS JOSEPH'S TIN SHOP Railroad St., Blythcvillc, Ark. MINNIE LEE JONES Teacher of Piann 4»n 0n nc«, Bopenta, of he e,^' 1 ,™ , ad- Studio 807 Chkkasawba - _ T? h ^ m * Mrs. Dolfon C. Fowlston, B. A. M. S, M. , 0| WINQ.OP FAU CLASSES PIANO ~ ORGAN — VOICE Former New York Organist and Tearh^r Pupil of Clarence Dickinson t of UrJon Theological SemtaTschoo, of Music FOT A PP° int m«nt * ••w * nn T~ -v-v «^_ . ,._ __ M»» r» 11 r tilt Chkkwwlw BIrs- ""i'O" C. Pfl ! • r. Phone 2(H9 • EDSON IN WASHINGTON WPB's Krug Off to Good Start BY 1'ETEK RDSON Courier Ne«'s Washlnglon [ Correspondcnl Behind Acting WPB Chairman J. A. Krug's sensational' announceincnt that war-limc controls over materials supply would be lifted Immediately after the defeat of der-' mnny,; there' is a generally untold, story of the WPB meeting In whlcli tills blitz-peace production program wris plnnned. The pinn .had been completed Ihc Saturday Iwfore Labor Day, under thc direction of Stacy May. heiul of WPli's Bureau ol Planning and Statistics. It was a document of some 80,page's, and only a limited number of copies had been mnde for distribution to the top government people customarily sitting In on WPB meetings. Tlie Idea was that they could famlllarlra themselves with the contents over the week-end, and Ix: ready lor the Tuesday meeting of the board, with any objections anyone might care to file. In spite, of thc fact that these were confidential documents, there' were a few leaks. There always have been leaks of these (government plans, someone tipping off tills or that segment of Industry wliicli might be affected. One of the troubles with WPB In the past has been that these lenks, with a certain amount of delayed action, have enabled pressure 'groups, from Industry or labor to start iinder-covcr iil- tucks against proposed board orders, whittling' them "down or amending them with limitations that spoiled their effectiveness. KHUG TAKES OVER Krug allowed no such grass to grow under his feet. As soon as he got the board's approval of his plan, lie announced it. The pfcss conference which Krug held with May the next day was more in the nature of a postscript lo clear up a few odds and ends. Stacy May made the presentation of the plan, and then it was open for discussion. Undersecretary of War Robert Patterson had the first crnck ul it. Up to this time, the Army had been the chief opponent to any Ideas of quick reconversion. All the way through the months Hint. Donald Nelson's spot authorization plan for limited reconversion Jind been milling through the \VPB, maze, War Department spokesmen lind sniped at it.'But to May's plan, Secretary Patterson raised no objection. MaJ.-Gen. Lucius 13. Clay, charge of Army procurement, who had been In command for most of the attack on reconversion during the absences of Llcut.-Ocn. Brc- lion Somervcll of the Army Service Forces, also sa,t silent. With the Army '-approving, Die plan was as good as put over. H was perhaps one of the most peaceful If-. I ;Have ^QpenecUji •• * NfVV OlFFICfS I.oc.licil In Tlie First National 104 S. Second New Phone, 2641 H. C.Campbell Exclusive Hen! Estate Dealer WPB meetings on record. There was some consideration tlmt the Wai Manpower Commission might need additional legislation to ensure military production, but when Governor McNutt said he didn't think Congress would approve legislation In the first place, and It wasn't needed in the second, that objection was largely removed. THE GO-AHEAD ON UKCONVEKSION The Idea that small business would need priority protection on raw materials was easily overcome by the argument that big business wouldn't hog materials tor private enterprise on which Die government was not paying the cost, that processing millions of applications was physically impossible, and that forcing business to hold up planning until priorities were grunted would simply wreck thc whole Idea of speedy reconversion. 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