The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 16, 1949 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 16, 1949
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FOURTEEN BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS .WEDNESDAY, Lewis Pays Off Federal Fines Over $1,000,000 Paid by UMW Head On Contempt Charges WASHINGTON, Nov. 16—(/P)— John L. Lewis aiyl the United Mine Dorkers yestcrdny paid* 51,420,1)00 In contempt fines—their penalty •for failing to obey a court order to end a 1948 coal.strike. ;•'•' Welly Hopkins, general counsel to the union, marie the payment to Harry M. Hull, clerk or the U.S. District court. Hopkins remarked that Ihe fine Is "probably the biggest ever paid by a delendant In' the lederal courts—certainly the biggest ever paid by a labor union." On last Monday, the Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal by Lewis and the union from the fines imposed by Judge T. Alan Golds- bo rough. Strikes Costly Goldsborough \vas the judge In another, earlier case which brought Hues of $710,009 against Le'ris and the union for disobeying a stop- Ihe-striko order. So two bouts with Goldsborough have cost Levris and the union a total of $2.130,000. , Of the fines paid today $20,000 was for contempt by Lewis' per r sonally and.SI,«0,000 for contempt by the union. The whole amount was paid by the UMW. r The union's 1948 convention authorizing payment of the iines against Lewis himself. Hopkins gave Hull a certified check for $1,400,000 on the National Savings and Trust O o,, Washington, and $20,000 in cash. The National Geographic Society says wheat and vegetables mature in the short summers of eastern Siberia, where lernperatures drop to 90 (cq) below zero in'wniter. Trumons to Have Traditional Turkey And Trimmings on Thanksgiving Day By Ruth Cawan WASHINGTON, Nov. 16. President and Mrs. Truman, like many other Americans, will have the traditional turkey ana tnmmln's lor Thanksgiving Day dinner. Their daughter, Margaret, will not be home for the holiday. She Is on a concert tour. But the Trumons will have other mcniljcrs of their families as guests. Mrs. Truman's brother and sister- in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George Porterfield. Wallace, are expected from Independence, Mo., to spend the day at Blair House. Mrs. Truman's mother, Mrs. David Wallace, already Is here. Mrs. James Helm, White House social secretary, told a news conference today about the first family's plans. She said there will be turkey— "the usual Thanksgiving dinner." nu>. that's about all the Information she had on the menu. She wasn't sure whether the stuffing will be chestnuts or oyster dressing whelhei the pie will be pumpkin or mince—or both. Tlie women reporters turned their questioning then to oilier social doings of, the Trumans. 'Will Mrs. Truman alten'd the wedding of Vice President Barklcy and Mrs. Carleton Ilruiley In St. Louis Friday?" a reported asked. "No," said Mrs. Helm. "Will Margaret?" "I don't know." "Are 1 tiie Trumans sending a wedding gift?" "Yes," replied Mrs. Helm. The women reporters chorused: "What?" "I don't know," saltl Mrs. Helm. "Will the Trimmns entfUain lor the Barkteys when they return from the honeymoon?" another reporter Inquired. Mrs. Helm left tne conference room to check with Mrs. Truman. "Yes, Mrs. Truman will entertain for the Berkleys but just how and when has not been decided," she reported on her return. Husband Disapproves Of Students Drinking (His) Case of Beer CHICAGO, foov. 18—(/!>}—Mrs. Margaret Sakara, 27, told Superior Judge nudolph P.'Desort she attended night school because her husband forced her to ami then he objected when she brought a schoolmate home. Mrs. Sakara said she and her schoolmate, an unidentified man, were bossed out of her home by her husband Emery, He also beat the student, she said. Sakara's attorney admitted Sak- ara ejected his wife and the student but said they were not doing homework. They were drinking a ease of his beer. Mrs. Sakara filed a suit for separate maintenance against Sakara after the incident. Sakara took their two children but Judge Resort ordered him to return them from his mother's home in South Bend, Ind. He scheduled another hearing Nov. 22. More ihan 10 per cent of Austria Li classified as mountainous. Truman to Fly To Key West For Long Stay '• WASHINGTON, Nov. 16—</M— President Truman plans to fly to Key west, Fla., Nov. 28 for a. three weeks stay. Presidential Press Secretary Charles O. Ross gave out this word officially yesterday, confirming reports that have circulated for sev- arsl weeks. He said Mrs. Truman and their daughter, Margaret, probably will be in Key West for at least part or the tliree weeks. As Ross described the plans. It will be a "working vacation" for Mr. Truman. Between daily swims and sun baths, the President will work on his State-Of-The-Union message to be submitted to Congress In January. 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