The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 19, 1949 · Page 2
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Wednesday, October 19, 1949
Page:
Page 2
Start Free Trial
Cancel

PAGE TTTO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)" COURIER NEWS THt NATION TODAY— Evaluation of 81st Congress Depends Largely on Political Affiliations of the Evaluators By James Miirlow «* WASHINGTON, Oct 19. (/P>-By this time tomorrow Washington ought to be strangely quiet. Congiess expected to go home today. Timi the 81st Congress, a little hoarse and self-conscious front tnlk- irig sine* January when its session started, was ready to quit for 1949. ,Waa it » good Congress? it *as,+ If you listen to the Democrats who had & majority and were supposed to run it. If you listen to the Republicans, It was terrible. And both side.5 already have started throwing stones and singing praises. This week Senator Wherry of Nebraska, Republican leader In the. Senate, let loose a nine-column blast in the 'Coiigressioii Record at the Democrats for the way they ran •' this 1 congress. Democrats Pleased Over the week-end Senator Myers of Pennsylvania, one of the Democratic leaders In the Senate, indicated that he thinks the record of the Democratic-led 81st Congress is pretty dandy. In fact, saltl Presidential Secretary Charles Ross, the records of this Congress has been "rather remarkable." So when your congressman gets back home—depending on whether he's a; Democrat or Republic!)— you'll, be hearing -more of the same. This will come to a halt for a. while next January when the same- 81st' Congress comes uack for. the second session of its two- year term. The second session will end Its work by the end of summer, 1950, so .the hiebbers can'scamper home to campaign for re-election to the next congress which .begins its first session In January, 1951. So when the" candidates move around in the campaigns of 1950 you'll, be' hearing , more of what, you'll . be hearing : from the congressmen who'll be moving around between now and next January. Thlsrstor'y Is beginning to sound pretty complicated and if. at (tils lo follow what the congressmen and the''candidates to replace them will be sa\ ing Trjing to dwenr.ingle the facts from the attacks and the claims Is >• 'Job tough enough to baffle any ordinary citizen If all he has io go on to make up his mind is the speeches of candidates i Much '• Work'Left ior'1950 Thfs' Congress has' passed ; such major legislation as rent control, housing, the Atlantic pact;'renewing the • Marshall plan, renewing tr»de agreements, crop Insurance 5 But it wa^ different on some of the things that affected the people att home * ' President Truman wanted Contress, controlled by'his democrats. to repeal the Tuft-Hartley labor law,' Congress didn't 'do It. Nor did it listen to his request to revise and broaden the social security laws.' He wanted Congre.ss to vote money - for Federal aid to education. But this got lost In a religious argument •. and Congress didn't do it. And this Congress took no action on Mr. Truman's requests for various civil rights laws. All theso things, and others, which weren't done will still be there for the 81st Congress, on its second go-routid in 1950, ' lo take • nether crack at. F GLASSES YET-This bust of President Truman, now on display "at the While House, hai removable gold-rimmed glasses. The sculptor was Ernest During. PHONES DOUBLE-Foriy million telephones are now in service in the United Slates— about double the number in 1939 —according to a survey by the U. S. Independent Telephone- Association. About 32,000,000 of the phones arc served by the Bell System, and the remainder hy independent companies. FOR SALE TWIN GABLES CLUB See me personally or Phone 3984. J.J.-Hargett OWNER FOR SALE CONCRETE CDl.VP.liT TII.K fosls th.ln Inches. 311 IMS yet lasts lonjtl iy olhtr bridge m.iLcrlaJ. .8-10.1Z-1S-U-2I-2I-21-30-36 CONCRETE SKIVER T H.E Slrt! 4-S.J Inches CONCRETE SEI'TIC TANKS • Sell Price j »We Deliver i, A.H.WEBB 1 Highway 6! at Stale Une riionc, 714 Wife Faces Citation For Contempt After Refusing to Testify • ,'GARDENA, Calif., Oct. 19. (AP> —Mrs. Gloria. Davis was cited for contempt of court yesterday (or refusing to testify against her husband, .charged with shooting her rel Deputy District Attorney Tom p. Finnerty, Jr., admitted that legally her husband, but added "there are exceptions and tills Is one of them.' Judge' Clifford D. Hlgglns agreed. The husband, Robert C. Davis. 38. plastering contractor ,sat' isilently throng)] LS preliminary hearing. Judge Higgins continued the contempt charge and Davis 1 case until tomorrow. Arkansas Oil Output Increase^, Authorued , rk Oct 19 \SF\A 15 per cSnMncrease In produc tlon- allowables for sevcralArknnsns oil fields has been ordered by the State Oil and.. GAS Commission. The order restores a, 15 per cent made last summer when, production was exceeding demand. OH authorities estimated that about 2,116,000 barrels ot oil will be produced next month, an increase of • 425.000 barrels over .September production. n . Fred A. Isgrig. Attorney In Little Rock, Dies LITTLE ROCK, Oct.. 10. W) _ Frederick A. Isgrig, G5, Little Hock attorney, died at a , hospital here early today aflpr a brief illness. A native of Dixie, Ark., lie begim work as a salesman In 1906 and was admitted to the bar In 1910. Isgrig served as Little Rock municipal Judge from 1913 to 1915 and as U.S. attorney for Eastern Arkansas IT'S GOLDEN AUTUMN • EXTRA COMFORT • EXTRA SCENIC BEAUTY • EXTRA COUVtNIEIICE by GREYHOUND Autumn-painted scenery . . mild, crisp weather . . uncrowded hotels and resorts • — all combine to make Fall the ideal Take- a-Trip Time. And it's so easy, so convenient, so lo\r in cost by comfortable Greyhound SuperCoach. EXTRA SAVINGS, TOO! I.ittlc Hock' „,, i'ilic liluM Naslirillr, Tcnn. .Memphis Jackson, Miss Louis . n, 111 4.40 n.35 1.55 5.40 8.75 .\cw- 5'ork ;,..: is.45. I.os Angeles 31.10 Greyhound Terminal 109 \orth 511] Phniip 4111 GREYHOUND Too Much Vacation Timm Piles Up tor Postmaster With a Store to Operate HENNEPIN. Okla., Oct. 19. (AP) Postmxster RU.L. Weeks, doesn't know what to do, Meek.? entered the general store business here in 1904 at ihe age ol 22. It developed that the postmaster's job went with it too. Since then, lie Im served under eight presidents and every governor of Oklahoma since statehood. Bub Mceks has taken only nine days leave In 45 years. Now he's stuck—and how—with 28? days of accumulated paid vacation. Negro Held in Arizona In Arkansas Murder LITTLE ROCK. Oct. 19. (AP) — Robert Lee Vcazey, 37, Negro, accused of the fatal shooting of * Lonoke county wiiitc farm woman four years ago has been arrested in Arizona. FBI Agent Edwin J, Foils; saw Veazcy is being held at Phoenix. Ariz., awaiting extradition to Arkansas. He Is charged with killing Mrs. G. W. Harris, 44. In a grocery store near Ihe Lonoke-Pulaskt County :ine Aaf. 18, IMS. Officers said Vea7ey fired a pistol at A. L. Phillips, owner of the store, but the bullet struck Mrs. Harris, who was shopping in the store. U.S. Profits by Science Captured from Germans ATLANTIC CITY (AD — "The United stales is Just beginning U> resp !!:e benefits from, the huge imoimt of scientific Information captured from the Germans after World War II," says Col. Harry A. Kuhn. U.S.A. (retired), president of the Armed Forces Chemical Association. 'Ilie government so far has released more than 100.000 reporU ulth data on synthetic fuels, Jet missiles, chemical warfare agents and other subjects, but It will take rears to evaluate all the information", he told the American Chemi- I! Society. Same of tlie;niore important German developments were ( the- Pisch- er-Tropsch process .v for : making synthetic oil from coal; the manufacture of high concentration hydrogen peroxide; production of white carbon black; the flre-fight- "S fuel chlorobromomethane; a synthetic substitute for mica, snd new insecticides. v. •. Two Killed on Highway And Nine Others Hurt LEHI, Ark., Oct. IS. (AP)—Two trucks collided here early last nlqht, killing two Negroes, a man and a child, and injuring nine others. Dead are Jeff Hellem, four, of Memphis and a man listed as Oliver Powell, who died In a Memphis hospital. Arkansas State Police said one truck was carrying 21 cotton pickers and (lie other was owner! by Little Rock packing company and driven by Garland Lee Smith, 30, of Little Rock. WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER If, 1»4» »,,™ im ','," T COMES HOfilE—Following a personal appearance lour after her selection as "Mrs. America" in Atlantic City, e'_ 'J-,- s rn . OJ ?. f ' "' rs - trances Cloyd returns to her family in TprrJ •>""' i ! , Husbantl Arthur Cloyd. sons Tommy, 3, and Terry, 2, and baby daughter Pairicia, 3 monihs, make up the «lad-you're-home committee. - from 1934 to 1939. Survivors ; include his wife, a pilghtcf^- two brothers and three sisters. Funeral arrangements have not been completed. Oklahoma A. & M. Wins Meat Judging Event at Kansas City Stock Show KANSAS CITY. Oct. 19. (AP) — Oklahoma A. and M. Collepc has won the Intercollegiate meat judging contest at the American Royal Livestock ShO'V tor the fourth time in the last six years. The Aggie team made 2,700 of a possible 3,120 points yesterday outscoring 13 other 'college and university teams. The University of Wisconsin, winner in 1947 and 1948, was second with 2.550 points. Kansas state ' College was fifth and the University of Missouri finished last. On the Oklahoma Asgie tenm° were Bonnie Doane, L. B. Castle and Donald Wakeman. Doane made 012 points for highest Individual honors. Castle was second and Wakeman third. 'lYiey were coached by J. C. Hillier. Recruits Young Labor DES MOINES, Iowa —Wj— IIo- inerLPetcrs, who farms northeast of Alta, Iowa, got his b.irn painted. To make the job Interesting for his two sons, Bruce and Dean, Peters fashioned a scaffolding by using ills haydraulic-lift manure loader. He fastened a plank to the bucket end of the loader. With the loader raised, the boys could stand on the plank and easily paint under the eaves. As they progressed downward, they could lower the lift. Also, the boys had the fun of getting to move the tractor when a panel ol the wall was completed. Stars and Bars Flies Again over Baltimore BALTIMORE '—M'|— .Tile fad- conscions motorist In this northernmost southrn city is replacing the .foxtail on his antenna, with a new .emblem — the Confederate fia". The hawker "bnlioons/.anti other novelties Is adding cju&'n'tittesof one-foot square Stars' r a'nd J Bars to his line of goods. No one seems to be'able to explain the sudden popularity of the Confederate banners here although they did return to a certain prominence In the 1048's political campaign as the emblem of the States Rights Democrats;. A wholesale dealer in '/lags' here- says his bust- ness in the Confederate banners has increased about 200 per 1 cent in the past six months. ' The flags he distributes are man- j ufactured in Verona," New Jersey.' bake better bistwitj? Painting Interior & Exterior • I Ex'pert Paper Hanging • Estimates Ghiilty Given Russell Price Phone u'3<;0 Oil Progress Week Observed in Blytheylle \' OH Progress Week was recognized yesterday by the Blythcvillc Lforis Club, at the luncheon- meeting at the Hotel Noble. R. H. Farr discussed the'progress of oil since the first 80 foot well was drilled In Pennsylvania down to present development when drilling is as deep as four miles. American Girl Jumps From Eiffel Tower PARIS, Oct. 19.-(rt>)_A girl identified t>y French police as Miss Patricia Hunter, 27, from Port Chester, N.Y., plunged lo her death yesterday from the second platform of the Eiffel Tower. The police Enid the had destroyed all her papers before hurtling the 380 feet to the ground, but that identification was made from torn checks, Saved by Height DETROIT, Oct. 19. CAP)— Arthur Gerish's six-feet-six of height saved him in a tight spot. He was digging a ditch yesterday and the walls caved in. He was all but buried—Just up to his chin. Firemen, police and' fellow workers dug him out. Gerlsh, 21, brushed himself o /f said thanks lo all, finished the day'g work, and went to his night c at the University of Detroit.' Refresh... Add Zest To The Hour The Coca-Cola Company brings you... Edgar Bergen with Charlie McCarthy CBS Sunday Evening Ask J or it either tony . . . both trade-marks mean the same thing. EOITLEO UNDEJ AUTKOSIIY Of IHE COCA-COIA COMPANY «Y Coca-Cola FioUling Co. of Blytheville __ e 15'!>, Thi Coco.Colo Company Why should I pay higher telephone rates? For the same reason your customers pay more lor your -good food, Mrs. Rogers SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE CO, "It costs you more to give your customers what they want. To make a profit, you have to charge more." MRS. H: Thai's trite. But you've picked tip n lot more customers. You ought to be making plenty of money. "Suppose you had a lot more customers. Mrs. Rogers. You'd have to enlarge your dining room' and kitchen, buy more china, more tallies and chairs, more silver, more kitchen equipment." MRS. K: That would cost plcnly-at today's prices! "So, even if you doubled your business, wouldn't yon still have to raise your prices?" MIIS. R: Yes, I guess I would. "That's our situation, too, Mrs. Rogers. "Our monlh-to-month operating expenses have gone up much faster than our revenues. "On lop of that, we've lia<l (o enlarge our telephone 'plant' at^ postwar costs fo take care of our new customers. "That's why our earnings are at a lower rate today than in lite depths (if the- depression. "To give the people of Arkansas good, progressive telephone service, we must got o\'ir earnings back to a normal level. And to do that we need higher rates—nowl"

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 9,600+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free