The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 8, 1949 · Page 7
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Tuesday, November 8, 1949
Page 7
Start Free Trial

.AJESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1949 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS New Rent Control Bill Not Likely Construction Boom May.Cause Death of Measure Next Year WASHINGTON, Nov. 8. (/P) Federal rent controls may end next] summer as a result of booming home const ruction. With new dwelling units going up at a million-a-year clip, some key lawmakers today raised douots that another rent control bill ^ould be rammed through Congress when the present law expires June 30 It Is not yet clear whether the Tninian administration will ?ik fcjjpongrcss to keep the rental ltd "lamped down when the expiration leadline nears, There Is also a question whether controls will still be needed in so- called defense areas. In any case, a top administration leader in Congress expressed cbu'ol- that Congress would agree to an other overall extension of vent limits. Congress voted lust March to continue controls in modified form f or another 15 months—hut only iftci acrimonious debate. ' Even then it gave Mr, Truman far less than he had risked. It rejected his request for a Hat two-year continuation of rental ceilings, and put into the new law a "home rule" provision giving state IcelslatiKfs the final word on decontrolling rents in local areas, ? Rep. Wolcott of Michigan, ranking Republican member of the House Banking Committee and House leader of anti-control forces, said hr does not believe (here will be any need of rent ceilings next June. Hundreds Kissed it but Was it Real Blarney Stone or Just Blarney? SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 8—WV— * Hundreds kissed it at 25 cents t smack', but the question is: What was It? The 15 pound chunk of limestone woji flown here from Ireland, with advance hullabaloo tliat It was a chip off the real blarney stone- You know, the one In Ireland that imparts (lie gift of gab. Or so they say. It disappeared early yesterday, hortly after a St. Mary's Church festival crowd had paid $472 for the privilege ol smearing it with lipstick. Women, the custodians reported, were by far the best customers. But only minutes alter its disappearance, the stone's origin was challenged. James Cummm.s past president o[ the United Irish Society and Custodian of the stone, groaned: "The worst thing is that the London Dally Mail's New VTork correspondent called and said the rock wasn't the real thing." With that Cummins said he has documentary evidence that It was the real thing—still is as far as he is concerned, "A friend of mine—Pat Collins— who lives in Cork, sent it and assured me IL was from Blarney Castle. I have the bill of lading from TWA Airlines. I have saved the correspondence." But the cops were inclined to view the whole cnse—blarney stone and disappearance—with a stony 'e. The city heallh director. Dr. J. C. Geiger, had frowned on the whole thing from the start. Such mass kissing, he said, was unsanitry— germ spreading. Tiie festival director, the Rev. John Lally, hoped for a quick solution to the "theft." Whoever took It might become talktaive enough to give himself away, he JPAGK SEVEN Judge Bans Bobby-Sox Spectators from Court Room During Rape Trial BALTIMORE, Nov. 8. ((P)—Judge Robert Prance yesterday called It "neifccdy Outrageous" and banned from his court room « group of bobby soxers who had come to listen to a rape trial. Some 20 to 30 young girls and boys had taken over front benches as the trial of several youths ranging between 15 and 18 years of age was about to begin. Glaring their way. Judge Trance said "the court is much disturbed about these people possibly hooking school to come down here to listen to what they think will be dirty :estimony." After a parley between judge and lawyers, he ordered the youngsters out. There was a 10-minute recess as they shuffled off. The seven defendants are charged with raping two young high school sirls. 15 and 16, on the night of last Oct. 31 after a high school fool- ball game. German Miners Killed BERLIN, Nov. 8. (/P)—A western zone newspaper reported Sunday that 70 East German miners died when the powder supply of a Soviet Zone uranium mine blew up. The mine, according to the newspaper Sozial Democrat, 60 miles southwest theorized eye. with a twinkle in his of .Dresden In the Erz Mountains, yesterday. To Observe Holiday LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Nov, 8—Wl —The Arkansas State Capitol will be closed all day Friday, Nov. il. In observation of Armistice Day, Secretary of Stale C. G. Hall said British Movie Czar Reports Financial Loss LONDON, Nov. 8. (/!'/—J. Arlhur Rank, clegcst operator in Britain's ailing movie Industry, reported heavy financial losses yesterday am threatened to quit making films entirely. The Yorkshire multi-millionaire said his group will make only six to 10 films in the six months ending June, 1850. And, he added, unless the government lowers its 40 per cent tax on movie tickets he will pull out. Already, the organization has sold Iwo of its studios to the British Broadcasting Corporation ' for use in television. IP .his annual statement, Rank listed Hie group's net loss at 146,747 pounds (S2.090.8S0.60) for the year ended lasl June 25. Profits the previous year were 4,175,132 pounds < 511,692.040.65). Supreme Court Cuts Contempt Charge Penalty LITTLE ROCKX Nov. 8. (/P)—The Arkansas Supreme Court yesterday reduced the penalty of labor leader Joe Kolsom for contempt of Wash- luglon County Chancery Court. The court held that the six- months Jail sentence and $1,000 fine Imposed on polsom for vlolat- ng an anti-plcketlng order was excessive. It cut the Jail sentence to 30 days and the fine to $5^0. Associate Justice Robeit A. flar dissented from the majority opinion, written by Associate Justice George Rose Smith. Lcflar said he felt the punishment fixed by the high court still is excessive. "It does not ap|>ear," he said "(hat the defendant personally acted In bad faith. He participated in peaceful picketing, but-he knew that peaceful picketing was lawful unless it was enjoired by valid order of the court. It docs not appear that lie knesv a coirsent injunction against such picketing had been issued." Last'June the Supreme Cotirt affirmed less severe contempt of court .sentences against six other persons for violating the same anti-plckct- ing injunction which led later to the judgment against Polsom. The men were members of Ijocal 107 of the International Hud Carriers' Building and Common Lait- Pope Pius Lays Down Rules for Catholic Judges CASTEL GANDOLFO, Nov. 8— '/lY-Pope Pius XU, In an apparent blow against' Communist-controlled courts, has declared that Roman Naval Force Half the Size of Mothball Fleet Catholic judges must never recognize unjust He ruled grave responsibility bear laws. that Catholic judges for the contrary to application of laws Christian, Concepts. The Pope laid down four funds- mental rules for Catholic judges and lawyers In nil address to members of mi Italian Catholic lawyers' congress here Sunday. The speech was made public yesterday. The rules appeared aimed at strengthening; the will of Catholic jurists still active In Coinmunist- controllcd Rastern Europe. T h e y may apply especially to Czechoslovakia, gin-rent focus of the church- state battle, where the Communist regime recently imposed church control The Pope • ruled, that "the ewers' Union (APL) picketing warehouse construction Job at Fayetteville. Polsom is the local's secretary agent. The supreme court said yesterday :bat the other six men acted on Pplsom's advice when they resumed picketing of the job In violation of consent order which had been issued by the late Chancellor John K. Butt. But, it said, Folsom himself was toltl by attorneys that the Injunction was void for Jack of a bond. The court said the fact Folsum OUTCLEANS! OUTLASTS! OUTPULLS! ANY OTHER TRACTOR TIRE! !W Catholic judge cannot pronounce, unless for motives of great moment, a decision of civil divorce (where it docs exist) in a marriage valid before GoA and the church.' WASHINGTON, Nov. 8—W— The Navy's active sea force, groiv- smaller by the month, is now than half the size of its moth- hall fleet. Figure* .supplied yesterday by Ihe Nnvy show that to date 305 major combat ve.sscls have been pulled out of the Atlantic Fleet ond 332 out of the Pacific Fleet, for a' total of 127 ships In reserve. I.nst July 1 there were 271 major fighting ships In active service, 174 with the Atlantic Fleet and 01 In the Pacific. By next July 1, that total will be down to 237—Including throe new submarines and a light furrier—ns 17 ships of the Atlantic FJcct and seven from the- 'Pacific are put in storage. That will place the total strength of the inothbiill fleet at 151 ships. The admirals say that they could do a pretty fnsl Job of getting reserve ships Into fighting trim if they had to. The new chief of naval operations. Acini. Forrest p. Sherman, was KO advised by his lawyers was told a reporter over the weekend not a defense lo the charge, but! that he wants the btgfiest possible that It did lessen the seriousness Nnvy afloat. EIc also said lie will of the offense. try lo protect naval aviation from Americans fating Less Candy, Survey Shows WASHINGTON, Nov. 8. (/!•)— Americans arc eating less candy this year than In 1018. The Commerce Department said yesterday sales by manufacturers so far (Ills year Indicate that consumption will drop to 16.7 pounds per person from last year's average of l».i! pounds. The department said the rote of sales by candy manufacturers In early 1349 Indicates total consumption of about 2,500,000,000 pounds with a factory value ot $850,000,00o! Last ycur, candymakers' sales rolled over the billion dollar mark for the llrst time In history. Tola consumption reached 2,100,000.000 pounds worth $1,001,1100,000 al 11: factory. Juror Who Served at ftml Hearings, Excused from Minor Court Duty NEW YORK, Nov, ». (ffV-Rii««U lanney, the author who served for seven and one-half mpnths on lh« Communist conspiracy trial Jury, obeyed a summons yesterday to report for City Court Jury duty. He was excused. "Here," salil Justice Henry Schlrn- mel, "is H man who really has don» his duty." proposed cuts In appropriations. Sherman took over as the Navy's top uniformed officer from Adm- Louis Denfeld after a parade of admirals had trooped to Congress last month to protest cuts in Naval strength. Milton Reynolds Gives Up Around World Flight SAN FRANCISCO,' NOV. 8. (JF>— Milton Reynolds arrived »t 3IB Francisco airport yesterday, conceding failure In his attempt to Mt * new Hlght record around the e«rth. He \ised commercial plane iched- tiles, reaching here on i Pan American night. He was to continue t« Los Angeles nl once. Engine trouble on a Ilight from Guam delayed him. The record Is six daya, three houn ami 15 minutes. -Master Plum her- JORDAN PLUMBING COMPANY, Inc. All VVni'k Guaranteed For 12 Mini flis 51)1 North lOtli ['hone 0001 JOE EVRARD Announces the Opening of His Office For Ihe (iciicrnl 1'niclice of Accounting, Itoukkvcpijtg.and Income Tux Services in the ANTHONY BUILDING 115 North Second Street Blytheyille Telephone 3795 Home Folks! LION OIL COMPANY'S CUSTOMERS, DEALERS, EMPLOYEES AND MANAGERS ARE SOUTHERNERS WORKING CHAMPION SPADE GRIP TRACTOR TIRES 75% MORE Bar Height GIVES: if Better Cleaning * Greater Drawbar Pull * Longer Life MOWS THE TIME TO W|jfitfr s Stffi! YOUR FARM The Firestone Champion Spade Grip Tire has been designed to provide exceptional performance under adverse conditions. The tire has a curved bar triple braced tread design similar to the Firestone Champion Ground Grip Tractor Tire. However, it has an extra deep tread that bites deeply into mud and soft ground where conventional type tires would bog down. Such conditions will be found particularly in the SOYBEAN FIELDS. Her* the Firestone Champion Spade Grip has won widespread favor among SOYBEAN GROWERS because of its efficient cleaning ability and its extra draw bar pull. The tire has also proved highly efficient in soft muck lands and in bottom lands where wet ground conditions are found. ironm* *Q7W.MainSf. BIvtheviHe 0.0. HARDAWAY TO BENEFIT THE SOUTH SOUTHERN FERTILIZER DEALER-By enriching the soil, he enriches lives Here In the South, where agriculture furnishes the largest single source of income, those who help boost that income are making a real contribution to the South. The Southern fertilizer dealer is high on the list of men whose work benefits all the South. He serves as counselor, advising his farmer clients which types of fertilizer are needed for specific land problems; he supplies the materials which enrich the soil—and thereby he helps enrich lives. He's a mighty Good Neighbor to farmers throughout the South. Yes, the Southern fertilizer dealer serves Southern farmers with his knowledge, his advice and his products so important'to Southern soil. And, teamed up with him in serving Southern agriculture is the Lion Oil Company which manufactures its nitrogen fertilizer materials for use in the South. Lion Oil is proud of its part in helping Southern farmers—and proud to be, first of ail, a Good Neighbor .. ."Home Folks." LION OIL COMPANY EL DORADO; ARKANSAS LION Oil MAKES THESE LEADING PRODUCTS. . . fttrolttm: Motor Go»Tin«i.Bulon« Goi.Kerojene^T/aclor Fuel Dieiet Fuel. Healing Oill • Heavy Fuel Oils • lubricating Oils • Prolecllve Coatingi • Create! • Road Oill. Paving Atphalli • Roofing Aiphaltl i: Anhydrous Ammonia • Nitrogen Fertilizer Solution! • Ammonium NiTralo Fertilizer* Sulphate of Ammonia • Aqua Ammonia • Sulphuric Acid ALL SOUTHER N - MADE F O It SOUTHERN TRADE

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 8,900+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free