The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 10, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 10, 1950
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PAGE TWO BLrTHEVTI-LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, HAT 10, tW Committee Okays Proposal to Cancel Postal 'Economies' WASHINGTON, May 10 (/PJ-Tlie Semite Post Office Committee ycsUrday approved a resolution directing Postmaster General Donaldson drop his economy cutbacks in the postal service. The vote was 8 to 0. * On April 18, Donaldson cut down] on a number of services, explaining that the department lacked the money to continue them. One order cut residential mail deliveries to one & day and reduced deliveries in business areas. Donaldson also shortened the hours of window service and dropped some night handling of mail. Since his orders were issued, there has been a barrage of protest from organisations of postal employees Donaldson said the reductions were necessary because Congress had decided against making postal rate increases he had recommended. He proposed increases to bring In about $600.000,000 a year The House trimmed that to $1UQ 000.000 and the Benate has not acted. The Senate committee t, recommendations go to the Senate The committee approved a resolution and two bills which would have the effect of cancelling Donaldson's cutbacks, If the Senate and House should take the same view as the committee, Congress would be obligated to supply the money needed for the restored services. Jnr J before acting on the mcag- ' ureSj ine Committee heard President William C. D.iherty of the AFL National Association of Letter Curriers protest that the cutbacks are work- Ins a hardship on the men who carry mall and are Injuring their morale. Doherty said postal employee morale "has reached an all-time low." Fulbright Raps RFCOfficialsat Loan Hearing WASHINGTON, May 10. W) — Senator Fulbright (D-Ark) sharply criticized officials o[ the Recon- itruction Finance Corporation yesterday-and accused them of try- Ing to take over the job ol Cor\- ffress to decide, policies. Th« outburst came at a hearing of a Senate banking subcommittee headed by Fulbright. iThe group Is looking Into the lending policies ol the big government loan agncey. .,.-; : '<,. ' :^i. rulbrlght addressed his remarks to RFC Director Harvey Gunder•on who wis on the »-ltntss stand at the tlm». The senator told Gun- deraon the commiliee yould g\t the facts and Congress would de- olde about Interest rat-.s on loans and other matter* "whether you like it or not.' / 'It's none of your business," Pul- twlght added. ahortly before, Gunderson had CATHOLIC MOM-Mrs. John Dauer of Manchester, Mich., was named Calholic Mother of 1950 by the National Calholic Welfare Conference In Washington. Nine ol Mrs. Bauer's 14 children are engaged In religious work. .. protested that committee stall Corkers under Pule-right had gone "loo far from the facts." For two days the subcommittee has been listening to an accountant's argument about whether RFC hod a profit or loss In the post-^al years. Fulbright has Indicated he believes the agency actually had a loss and was able to report a profit only because it not counted interest costs on treasury funds used to make RFC loans. Ex-Spa Official To Try Aaain To Avoid Jail HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. Maj 10 n—former City Attorney Jay M Rowland of (lot Springs may again .sk Hie United State* Supreme iourt to kce him out ot prLson U. Floyd flufl. Jr. attornej for Rowland, said yesterday he would ask the U. S. Supreme Courl for a rehearing on Roy-land's case Huft said no had 15 days in which to file such a petition Hull salt 1 that In e ent a rehearing is denied, "we will cross that bridge rher »• comt to It " The supreme courl has refiLsea u> reviev the oribory conviction ol Rowlam a former political lieutenant of former Hot Spring* Mayor Leo P Mcl*ai]ghlln Since his conviction In 1941 ol accepting Bribes from gamhlera Rowland has conducted a long ser- es ol (real maneuver.* to stay oul of prison The supreme court's refusal to look Into his case wa> the third time the high court turned down the matter Rowland's appeal .3 the supreme court stemmed from the action ol the U S circuit court 01 appeals Thai court i revlou.sly hni upheld rcfiisju ijl thr 0 S Distrtcl Courl Harrison Plans Open House The 75 members oi the Harrison High School Home Economics Department held open house todaj ait the home economics department from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m. Parents and friend. 1 ! were to be guests ol the glrli and the highlight of the afternoon's program was presentation of awards recognizing achievement In the field of home economic* ; I*lie girl making the most progress in food preparation, clothing study, and the best all-anxjnd home economics and dramatics Undent were to receive awards. rhe awards were to be presented after an M r*?ss by Rebecca Wtl Hams, community club mother for '.he home economics department Demonstrations were Riven on cake baking, part; sandwiches. **I- ad.s. rug makin gand other home accessories Articles made during the Current schrtol yeai were on display at Fort Smith to grant b writ of habeas corous to How I and I'ou'U Love Our Flowers! BLYTHKVILLE FLOWER MART MempbU fllwa> Pfaonr M4fe LHienthal Says 'Spy' Charges May Be Foreign Importations ST. LOUIS May 10. UP>—David E. Llllenthal. former chairman ol the Atomic Energj Commlaslon said yesterday charge, ol Communism ID the State Department nave all th« symptoms of foreign Importation. ''Fortunately we are naturally nealthy people and our iiuplclon* wear oil rapidly" IJllenth&l told a news conference . ; 'However. I am going to. watda this thing to set whether ft li what It purports lo be ,1 whether U Is a planned Attrmirt to tow suspicion and discord and undermine our government twcika iaboi. unions and the like." Interring to several former communists who have testified In the Senate investigation on the charge* the former head of fh» nzc eald: "I cannot help wondering U thl* isn't * gigantic double-double cro« How does t happen that all ol these reformed revolutionaries «i> coming out of their hole* at the same time! . - "Wtien 1 waj a boy tn Valparalio Ind.. there were drunkards who re Tormed and oecame good [amll\ men But the "-ommunlty nevei went to them Cor advl&e on now to bring up children or bow to BAKE SALE STARTS SATURDAY 9A.M. ARK-MO. POWER CO. LOCAL OFFICE CANDY —CAKES-PIES Sponsored by the' CATHOLIC ALTAR SOCIETY trMl their wlvw." U» added: / 'U th* d*rlouf Slartc nlndi to th* Kremlin bad «t down la o»- cldf th* nest way lo demoralize tile American people and to make them^jusplcinu* if eac^ »ther tbe> couldn't nare uone a bettet job than ha* De«e dott. awe to Uu put ?MT or to." • GJ*. production M tune out» tore aaed more than 10 < U4' and IM« Are Termites Ruining Your Property? 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