' PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THl NATION TODAY— x President Has No Legal Power To Forbid Coal Strike Renewal But Could Delay it for 140 Days '- . . .' By James Martow - WASHINGTON, Nov. 17. (if)— President Truman may move today to prevent a coal strike Deo. 1. He has ho legal power to forbid a strike altogether. At best, he can only delay it. But, using what power he has, he*- - •_ —. _ mtght' be able to delay the strike 80 days or even 140 days. That would carry the country through the worst winter months with a supply ol coal. On Nov. 9, when John L. Lewis called hU miners back to (lie pits after a 52-day lay-off, he said it would be until Dec. 1. After that date he may pull them out. again unless: . " 1. He's reached a settlement with the mine owners. None ts In sight. The two sides have been haggling on and off since last May and seem no nearer an agreement now tlmn then. ' 2. The' President acts to prevent n Dec. 1 strike. There seem to be only two ways in which he can do that: (A) by setting up a fact-finding board or (B) by using the Taft- Hartley Act, which Mr. Truman dislikes. , In -trying to set up the fact-finding board, Mr. Truman would do this: probably .' Ask Lewis and the mine owners (A) to let a fact-finding board, appointed. by the President, look into their dispute and (B) agree there'd be no stuke or lockout for 60 days while the board worked. .Accciilance Is Voluntary The President has no power to force either side to accept this arrangement. Acceptance would be voluntary. If Lewis or the owners or both, refused, that would be the end of that idea. But—then, to prevent a strike Dec. 1, Mr. Truman could trot out the .Tall-Hartley Act and declare a national emergency. Then, under that law,- and whether Lewis and owners liked It or not. Mr. Truman would have lo set up a fact-finding board. This board almost certainly would report back to Mr. Truman before the Dec. 1 deadline. Then Mr. Truman would.lake the next step provided for under'the T-H law. Ke'rl ask for an Injunction, or court 'order, forbidding a strike for 80 days. The purpose of the 80-day delay under the law is to give both sides in a labor dispute more time to settle It. After that 80-day delay, though, Lewis would be free to strike. But these two courses open to Mr. Truman raise some questions: What's the difference between <he fact-tindlng board which the president could set up without using T-H—if both sld&s accepted—and the board he'd' set up if he used T-H? The first board would make » recommendation on what It thought was a fair settlement of the dLi- pute. The T-H board can't, make recommendations but Its findings »r« made public. So, In effect, its findings would amount to » recommendation. Why wouldn't Lewis be willing to accept that non-Taft-Hartley fact- linding board? He might accept. But- Lewis never has wanted a third party like the government to step Into his affairs when ttiere was a chance he might not get what he wanted. Could 0|icrale Through Winter Suppose Lewis and the owners accepted this non-T-H board and agreed there'd be no strike or lockout for 60 days. Say the board wa.s set up next Monday. Those 60 days would keep the miners digging coal Into the nilddle of January, helping get the country through the winter. But suppose at the end of those GO days In mid-January Lewis refused to accept the board's recommendations. What then? He'd be fice to strike. But wouldn't that be the worst time for a strike—from the standpoint of the country? No, If by then enough coal had been mined to carry the nation through until spring. But—if Lewis wanted to strike in mid-January and It would hurt the country, then Mr. Truman coiilrt use the T-H act, set up the T-H fact-finding board, get a court order, and delay the strike another for those who demand Vafae Gracefully curved arms and a slightly curicdback distinguish ihe conventional styling of the Brigli ton Group Sofa KARPEN DYERSBURG GALLERIES The classic dignity of ihis htimf orncly designed nntl attractively covered band chair accents the dmnn of the Brighton 1*JQ' Prom thc con tour oflhcarmM ^ the loose piltow ha here's a chnir that's rtnlly built for lourtg- .J^A •"« 129 There's double beauty in fhcsc handsome twins. t\'olc the tra punfo uork and the smartly taifotcd kick pleats KARTPEN nj UN ITU us. Yon liave seen nothing like il for many a year. Each piece is built of qualily materials in the Karpcn Tradition of GiMranicerl Furniture. All exposed wood surfaces are genuine solid Honduras Mahogany. An important textile weaver loomcil the new and exclusive fabrics in your choice of striking colors. The Brightoh Group offers an exciting adventure in ihe an of gracious living. Be sure to see and inspect this CjuaUly (urniiure value of tlie year. Hub ba rd & Son/ Phone 4409 urnture Blythcville rUHy SE'ITKK — A former air forci; sergeant Everett Lelnnl, 30, (above) of Stoneham, Mass., was chosen io "baby-sit" for 18-motitU- old Eric Von Mck on the young- .ster's airplane trift, to Honolulu. Leland was -selected from several jpnticnnts by the grandmother who has been caring for the youngster. He v.',is one of 150 who volunteered to escort ;ric child on the trip to rejoin his parents, Nnvy Chief Petty Officer and Mrs. Henry F. Lick In Honolulu. CAP Wjrepliolo) 19-Inch Snowfall At Buffalo, N.Y., Sets New Record By Tlie Associated Press Daytime temperatures of above freezing today were expected to melt much of the record November snowfall which blanketed ESuffalo N.Y. The snow which fell over parts of the Great kaxcs region also was expected to melt rapidly during ihe day. Snow flurries were reported In parts ol Michigan, Wisconsin ami Minnesota today and also in Buffalo and Roches tser, N.Y.,> but no further Increase in snow depths was reported. The 10.1 fall at Buffalo in 28 hours broke the previous November record fall of 14.8 Inches In 1020. The fail at Pellston, Mich measured nine inches and was eight inches at Marquette, Mich. Temperatures were .above normal in the northern plains states and near normal In the CTrent Lakes region and. the New England states. The Far West and Southern stales reported fair weather and reported readings a little above normal. Mrs. Hodley Busy With Last-Minute Wedding Chores ST. LOUIS, NOV. 17—W)—Mrs. Carelton S. Hadley hurried through last-minute preparations today for the wedding that will make her the second lady of the land. Tomorrow at II a-m. (CST) she will be married to Vice President Alben W. Barkley. She busied herself today with a trip to the hairdresser, greeting relatives and the many other details that go with a wedding. Barkley was expected to arrive by plane this afternoon. This evening the couple may get around to opening the mnny gifts jammed into Mrs. Hartley's small apartment. Her daughter. Anne, a freshman at Sophie Newcomb College lu New Orleans, nas due to arrive this afternoon. Mrs. Hartley's brother. William W. Rucker of west Palm Beach. Pla., also was expected. Yesterday, Mrs. Hartley showed part of her trousseau to women with whom she formerly worked at Washington University and the Wabash Railway. Los Angeles Penguins Proved by Professor LOS ANGKLES —in— Pen«uln- like birds which could not fly swam around the Los Angeles area 3,000.000 years ago. says Loye Miller of tlie University of Los Angeles. Enough fossil remains have been found to give a good picture of the Los Angeles penguins. Today, ihe only wild penguins are In the Antarctic. 80 days. That would prevent a strike until April, the beginning of warm weather. But couldn't Lewis defy the court order and let his men strike? He might, but maybe he wouldn't. He tried that bclore. He and his union paid $1.420.000 in fines this week for contempt of court in a 10W walkout. Lewis would think twice before risking lhat again. i% STAINLESS STEEL PARING KNIFE 20< AWD A COUPON WHICH IS PACXIO VIN IACH SACK •t?ular 50< Volu* tilh f.r 50, In „„< ,!»„,_ i,', .„. • f Ih. k..l 7.in* ,l.; n l.,, ,t,.l Porir,, Kwlvwt >»•%• M*n In • rin« lirn*. » J *<ijf2^?%&'!9** £^ t?a®OJ)Ll3 i ••/ • i«it <r n.iiy', r,n, n, a , FLi i ""* "", ".""" »•"'" ''"* • n.Ic.^l („, ,„, ,f tt,,,. Jondy.fo,- •"1 /«'••• ... to. ho.i.w..d hcndl.. blo^t it tiytud wilh coppir riv»1i. MOORE BROTHERS Highway IS West. Bljlhevlllc ASK YOUR GROCER for KELLY'S PRIDE FLOUR NOTICE Notice Ls hereby given that the undersigned hits filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense beer at retail on the premises described as 408 W. Ash, BlytheviHe, Mississippi County. The undesigned states that he is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been MANY NEVER SUSPECT CAUSE OF BACKACHES Thii Old Treatment Often Brings Happy Relief When disorder or tHncy function permit. poisonous m , l( , r to remain In your b™£l, It may cause na^sinR backache, rheumatic pains. hn pains, loss ot USD anil encrtry. orf- £?,"Ll'£ h ""Wy- ?"""">" -"Sk*!,. ejci heartaches and dullness. Frequent or nanlr |>ui«stt with smarting nn<i burning Textbooks Talk Back VAN NUYS, Calif. — 'if,— They have the cutest textbooks at the, adult education class in Van Nuys' Evening High School. Textbooks with pigtails, ribbons and Hashing eyes. They cirp gleefully to their leaders. Children are the texts arid their mother are the students. The class, called prc-school observation, studies the youngsters and seeks answers to common problems of child rearing, it's full and has a waiting list. The mothers, 40 or them with more than 50 children, meet weekly to observe their offspring at play, take notes, ask questions and discuss day-today growth problems. The children ages t\vo- to five have swings, slides, a merry-go- round and books. Periods are set aside for painting, stories, singing, dancing, rest, crackers and tomato Juice. lOmetHMs iliows there (i tumelhinir wron* with your kidneys or bWJer. 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