The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 20, 1949 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 20, 1949
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) .COURIER NEWS THl NATION TODAY— With Congressmen Back Home Other Washington Officials to Get More Into the Limelight By Janifs Mario* ,, 'WASHINGTON, Oct. 20. (/!•)—What happens in Washington, now that Congress has quit for the rest of 1949? • True, the town will quiet down a'little. No more laws can be pawed tinti! Congress conies back into session again. • Until then there can be no more speeches or debates on the floors of HOU« *nd Senate. *——— . ._ This won't slop congressmen Irom issuing statements or making speeches wherever they are. if. only at * dinner or over the radio. But — a number ol congressmen will he here all the time, working .in their offices or scooting around town Others will stay here Io serve on committees which will .be holding hearings. Bomber Inquiry'Continues For instance, the House Armed Services Committee, was continuing today its hearings ori the .usefulness of the B-36 bomber. In spile of Hie congressional BhuWown, a heavy volume of news out of Washington probably will continue. It always seems thai way when Congress goes home. That's because the rest of'the government still 'will be doing business. With Congress'here, a lot of the other Washington news gets crowded out a bit or swampert because the congressional news is bigger or, at least, noisier. Now the news about Ihe rest of the government will get less competition. One thing is sure: a lot' of government officials will get a little rest. There's .been a steady-parade.,of thesi >11 year to testify before various hearings. , $ If you \\ere here and walchcd some of the top government officials again .and again forced to leave their desks and troop up to. the "capitol to face a committee, you'd. Winder how they ever had time^to get any work of their own done. To Start Ajaln In January Perhaps the best example of that w»s the'case of David Lillenthali chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission, ,whq — day after day before Congress* Joint Atomic Energy Committee—defended himself against the charge of "incredible mismanagement" in the AEC made by Senator Hickenlooper, Iowa Republican. For 45'days, this committee heard Lllienthal and others. Then the Democrals on' the committee, outnumbering the - Republicans, cast'a vote clearing Ihe AEC of the charge. , Secretary of State Dean Acheson held Ihe record for government officials who had to shuttle back and ;.lorth at the capitol. Since foreign affairs .took such 4 mine lujcigii. jinniis ,-^*jur* aiLUEl iv "'••« >iin lull iv saw Or a lr • lot of Congress this year,'Acheson mer or: v a pruncr. In the\pru had to give his views on one prob-. knocking i operation ,: the tower lem afler another: the Marshall plan, the, Atlantic pact, .arms for 'Europe and other .things. < Anyway, whatever . peace and quiet seems, to'.have settled over Washington won't last for more than two and a half monlhs. Congress comes back in . January to jfart the whole thing Bl! over again. Tennessee means great bend." "river of the Secret Marriage Of Millionaire Bared After Death HAYS, Kas., Oct. SO_M>_ A i 0 ,_ c]ahne Pr0m '" el ' 1 busl " c - ss woman secret wife "of ^mllHonalre oil! man for 43 years, The oilman. Murk Hadley, died last week. His will left the income fiom his fortune io a Hays Methodist Church and a hospital. ,tn^ CeC !" a DCane ' a m'llnery stoic operator long regarded as a spinster, sn (d she and Hadley were married In ] M 6 and agreed to keep the marriage a secret because his family would objcc( . to tne union. , Miss Deanc told a reoprter th'ev were married In a Calholic Church at nearby Dainar, Kas. Miss Dcane is a Calholic. She sj>!« Hadley told h« he had no religion -exc^p Masonry." * She said Hartley told her a few days , before his death that he flirt not plan any more gifts [o he _Ha<Jl«yr. Hospital and the Methodist church, Henry Kraus, executor of the Hadley estate, and Henry Herinon attorney who filed the will, both said (he oilman always had been bachelor as far as they knew. Miss Dcane's attorney, Oscar'Os- trum, said his investigation of old church records had not been completed but added that "several persons" knew of'the marriage. Prune-Knocker Knocks Ladders for a Loop . DAVIS. Calif. _ wj _ The fruit picker's ladder is beginning to yield to n strange, three-legged, self- propelled tower in California orchards. Developed in cooperation with the State School of Agriculture here, it enables an operator to pick two and a hall times as many apricots, peaches, pears and prunes as with an ordinary ladder It is now being tried out for knocking prunes off the trees" Instead of picking them. The tower carries an air-compressor which operates a shaker thai Jiggles the daylights out of the tree branches. It also will run a saw or a Irhn- pruncr. In the\ iirunc- . operation ,: the tower Is equipped with shields that windrow the prunes as they fail Io the ground. There' are plans to fix it, so they will drop directly inlo the SHORT WAVES ON BEAM NEW YOR^C TAP) — Unusually short waves of 4,000 megacycles are used for radio relay of television •signals largely because they apply themselves easily to beaming from point to point. THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20, 1949 Man Admits Starting Fire That Killed 7 KANSAS CITY, Oct. 20-W)—An unemployed railroad worker signed a statement yesterday saying he started a fatal rooming house fire because his landlady angered him. Seven persons died In the fire Police Lt. Charles Welch said 43- year old Alva O. Mcrritt made an eight-page statement In which h« said he.threw a lighted match Into a'box of rubbish to start the blaze; The statement quoted him as saying Mrs. Ed. Bayse, owner of the house, chidcd him for drinking anci keeping company with a girl friend ind that it Irritated him. The fire occurred September 30. Many occupants of the two-story building were old age pensioners Merrltt said he moved out of the house two days before the /ire. No formal charges 'lave been filed. Police reported >.ferritt had a record of 64 previous arrests. "INSTRUMENT MAST" PROBES AHEAD OF THE JETS-Two test pilot, at Hawthorne, Calif., inspect the newly-designed "instrument mast" which probes the air ahead of the supersonic plane Io makefile necessary instrument readings. The air around such high-speed planes is so turbulent that it is useless for instrument readings. The new mast picks up air speed, temperature and oiher more technical data, and also serves as, a radio aerial. Food Locker Plant Operators Put Emphasis on Farm Trade Future prosperity of Arkansas- frozen food locker plants probably will depend on whether or not they give adequate service to the farm trade. , • ~ That's what Howard Gi Ftird, Extension meats specialist, told locker plant operators this month at an all-day meeting in Little Rock. The get-together, sponsored by the university's Agricultural Extension Service, is intended to show operators how they can compensate for the big post-war drop In locker rentals by providing more slaughtering, processing, and marketing facilities for farm families. yenr—nol Just during periods of cold weather. Another service operators can provide is the merchandising of j part of the meat the farmer has I , processed. Through their contacts i I with other locker partons, plant I owners can help farmers sell a .side I • of beef or pork and defray part at- 'the expense of raising the animal.! This will encourage the farmer to! take greater advantage of Jocker j plant services and, at the same : time, help boost the number of locker rentals. Tax art Racing Bets locker plants than farmers, Mr.' Ford pointed out. By buying food :e.v were able to ma! Television Assignment Hardest Acting Media . NEW YORK—r/iv-Acting for television is the thespiati's toughest assignment yet, say those who have tried sucli other mediums as stage, screen and radio. .Television is the most, difficult, they explain, because an actor must learn a complete script, go through a performance without a stop, and, If he makes a mistake, must work his way out the best he can. ; ., In the movies, only a -few lines' nccd^be learned at a lime as scenes generally are taken section by section, On Hie stage, the actor learns his part once ac'd then keeps doing it over and over. And on the radio, 'all he need do is to read the script With 'the proper vocal embellishments. . - nut meat prices began skyrocketing nfter the war, and eliminated much of the economy of buying In large quantities. People began buying only enough for • Immediate needs and many discounted use of freezer lockers. Large numbers of farm families have purchased home freezer units' in recent years, Mr; Ford said. To a certain extent this has reduced use of commercial lockers. But these families still need a service offered by locker plants, the specialist emphasized. Most home 'reezers.are actually storage chests, and are used alter food has been quick frozen at locker plants. Slaughtering and processing animals, especially hogs, offers a real opportunity for locker-plant opera- tors.^VMr Ford said. By offering these'^servlces, operators will enable farmers to process their home meat supply at any time during the I about to enter the welfare" slate" The California paleface likes to bet on horses, and his state levies a tax thereon which (s applied to game conservation. during ..the next three years to . build watering devices, feeding grounds and, brush shelters for California, quail; The federal Government, under the Pittrrinn-Rob- ertjion act. will: almost do'uble tlie mite with another $640,000. QUICK RE .IEF FROM it')— The Call- | Symptoms of Distress Arhlncfrwn face"and r3 hav! i STOMACH ULCERS 1 supply anil | DUETO EXCESS ACID eaivio c Fr«eBookTellsofHomeTrealni«ntth*t Must Help or II Will Cost You NotM>c Over Ihrre million bottlMOf the «' TnEATiirsr InvD been sold fi .'•ymptomsoftlistres.* arising from Sto niulDuotftnilUlc this has .California has been working on "- '-- some time and already automatic "quail qu a f- . feterlas" working. They are concrete cisterns that catch rain dur-' | in g the wet season and dole ill Luxora: lout through the dry months when j PKTTY'S IMtARMACY millions of baby quail would other-j Dell, wise die Of thirst. ;' 1 CAYCE'S PLACE ' nf -ch lcers [Ino In Eiet» Actri — Poor Discitlon, Saur nr Upsot StomMh, Gasilne^l, Heailburn, Sle«pjfr»h«*3, olc.. tluo to Eteeis Acid. 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Tiie handsome blonde who married Hitler a few hours before their reputed suicide in the Berlin Rel- chschanceilcr.v left a bank account of 35,000 marks (about $8,300), i mansion In Munich and Jewelry The court held that' she could hardly have saved this amount irom her small salary a s ' an employe ot Hitler s photographer, • Heinrich Hoffmann. The National Safety Council »«ji horse travel was more dangerous than is automobile travel today with about 30 fatalities' per 100 million miles of horse larvel In 1900 (the peak of such travel In the United Slates) compared wjth More than five million Americans I seven deaths today for each 100 work as truck drivers. mllilon miles of auto travel. A Tip for Hunters By Stack THAT BIRDS' SITTING ON A TELEPHONE- CALL THIS 1 MAY MEAN AM IMPORTANT TELEPHONE CALL 19 INTERRUPTED AND SHOOTING AT HIM MAY BREAK Of? 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