The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 18, 1949 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 18, 1949
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Coal Operators See Emergency Mine Owners Rap Truman's Attitude That None Exists WASHINGTON, NOV. 18. <AP) — President Truman's statement that he.wlll use the Taft-Hartley law in the coal dispute if there's an emer-. geiicy brought an operator cry today that there already is one. Mr. Truman took his stand at his news conference late yesterday. He would not say whether he thinks an emergency would come with another walkout of the miners Nov.' 30. That is the end of the present working period decreed by President John L. Lewis of the United Mine Workers. Joseph E. Moody, president of the Southern Coal Producers Aisociatlon replied from Lexington, Ky., that ''•there already is a national emergency." Moody added in a speech that Mr. Truman "obviously Is up .against a Nov. 30 deadline even though he 'denies the existence of a national emergency." Mr. Tinman's stand—keeping out of the dispute for the presents- left the way open for a new peace meeting between Lewis and the operators before the present truce runs, out. However, no immediate conference was arranged and Moody said he saw no present hope for resuming contract negotiations. .. Mr. Truman'surprised, most people watching the coal situation by. flatly stating he would not step in until an emergency arose, and was relying on the Taft-Hartlcy Acr in that event, The law provides for an 80-day court injunction to keep production going if necessary to the public welfare. He has used the law before although it was passed over his veto. Obituaries Rites to Be Tomorrow For Mrs. T. W. Simpson , Funeral services;for Mrs. Evelyn Simpson, wife o( Thomas W Simpson of Dell, will be'conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the cobb Chapel by the Rev. ? E. H.' Hall, pastor of the Methodist church at Deli: Mrs. Simpson, 31,, died at the \Valls Hospital Wednesday following a brief illness. 'She is survived by her husband; Tier parents, Mr. and Airs. W. P. Raines of Phoenix, Ariz., three sons, Jimmy. Thomas and Richard; and two daughters, Bobby Jean and Clara'Dean; and a sister. Mrs Laura Atkins of Phoe'nlx'-''J. Pallbearers will Include WJJ«*' Bowers E H priuft, Bus andVGir- field, Lewis, Earl Stone and Jimmy Simmons. ? Burial will be .In the Elmwood Cemetery 'VEEP' Continued rrom Past 1, .Yard. H«d for "Shangri-La" The newlyweds then left on their honeymoon for "Shangri-La,"' as "the Veep" called It. Rumor has It that they are going to Key West, Fla., where they will shortly be Joined by President Truman and his family. After the honeymoon,, the couple ill "visit Barkley's Paducah home, "The Angles," and later go to Washington where a new and strange (to her) social whirl awaits the new second lady of the land. In addition to the youngep Bark- Icy and Rncker, other Immediate members of the two families here for the ceremony included Barkley's two daughters, Mrs. Max O. Truilt and Mrs. Douglas MacArthur II, both of Washington Mis;, liad- ley's two daughters. Anne and Jane, and her mother. Mrs. Estle Rucker. William Vtiuglian, civilian aid to the vice president, was a special guest. Mrs. Hadley's father, Roy Rncker, is ill in Kansas City and was unable to attend. Among presents received by Mrs. liadiey was" a $10.000 diamond brooch from "a friend of the vice president." It has 136 round 'and 3fi rectangular stones. Another piece of diamond Jewelry, a gem-studded wrist watch, was given to his bride- to-be by Darkley. Among numerous wedding presents received by the couple was one from President and Mrs. Truman. Barkley and his bride met the night of July 8, on a trip down the Potomac River. She was on vacation, visiting friends, Special Counsel Clark M. Clifford of the presidential staff, and Mrs. Clifford. The courtly Kentiichian, whose first wife died in 1947 after 44 years of married life, was immediately impressed. He gave a luncheon for the charming young widow at the Senate and a cocktail party at his Washington apartment. Inttrrst Mounted Shortly afterward he flew to St Louis for H private luncheon with Mrs. Hadley and a small group of her friends. Soon the news was out. Public Interest was intense. It mounted steadily during the courtship of four montlLS-. Everywhere the Veep went there were questions about the romance. He was always ready with a hearty quip, and said several times it was good to have so many people pulling for him. Mrs. Hadlny is the widow of Carleton S. Hadley, Wabash Railroad general counsel, who died in 1945. She is a-native of Keytesville, in north central Missouri. She met Haley while they were both students at %VBShington University, St. Louis. Thep were married in 1931. Mrs. Hadley's eldest daughter, Anne, 17, is a 1 ,freshman at.Sophie Newcomb. college- In i-New' ; Orleans. Jane, 14,' atfepfe>>hishi.«clMol hen "and . HWB iw(jfr-iheryfH4jSfc*to ..» Pershlng AVeifie ap«rthitnt i|»? f*-" At the time she met BarVlej* Mrs Hadley was woiking as a secretary In the general office of the Wabash here. there Is such a thing as reincarnation—if we are born again—I want to be a motor car. ' Other souls may prefer to come back and Inhabit the body of a lion, a dog, a cat or a sacred cow. But if my spirit ever wanders earthward again, 1 want to dwell in the chassis of a sleek and shiny automobile. And I'll purr in contentment. For If the motor car Isn't exactly an object of worship in America, it is certainly a leading fetish. A fettsh is an object of unreasoning devotion which La supposed to help its owner gain from life whatever he wants. That Is a perfect description of the plnce of the automobile in our civilization, In slightly mote than a generation, it has gained a hold on the people such as no stone or wooden idol ever held on an African tribe. And Ms appeal is steadily incrcas- HAL BOYLE'S COLUMN , 'Uprising'Turns Out Reincarnation as a Well-PeHed Auto ££^^2 ot le's Choice as Easiest Life Is Boyl NEW Nov. 18. (AP)_ If ing. This year a record number of Images of this four-wheeled dcmt- Bod or our times will be turned out of the factories—above 5,500,000. The automobile has cost more lives in the United Slates than two world wans, and It has changed the face ol our nation and the paUcrn of our lives. But the near-worship accorded It only grows stronger. Folks will do things for it they wouldn't think of doing for themselves. Cities that won't tear down slum arc.ns to build better housing will- ferehce to me whether I'm a rich man's plaything or a i>oor man's pride. I'm no snob about it. . For I know that In either case 11 I don't get what. I want J'll Just break down and sit there until the owner does give me what I crave. And that's a luxury I haven't been able to afford In this life. Negro Farmers , Group Names Marion Youth New Farmers of America, representing three chapters In Northeast Arkansas, met yesterday at the Richar*B, Harrison High School in Blythevllle and named Earl Evans of Marion as president of Ihe Victory Federation, composed of the three chapters. Other officers elected included Lemarr Tucker of Blytheville, vice- president; Oran Mays of Blythevllle, secretary; Carl Smith of Blylheville, treasurer; Charles White of Osceola, reporter; George Jones of Osceola, watchman; Nathaniel Davis of Marlon, historian; i and M. A. Gamble of Marion, advisor. R. L. Gaincs, state advisor, presided at the meeting, and Introduced A. M. Graves of Memphis, guest speaker. The opening ceremonies were conducted yesterday by the Blytheville Chapter of Ihe New Farmers of America, assisted by Robert Wiley, A. E. Lester is advisor of the Blytheville chapter. inply do so to make an arterwl highway. Men who refuse to go Into ! debt to own a home cheerfully bor- Driver Hurt in Wreck row money to buy a traveling nest of .steel, chrome and rubber. Any number of people spend more money keeping their cnrs In shape than they do on their own bodies. A gent who lives on hamburgers and refreshes himself with bootleg corn will stoutly Insist that his Ja- loppy gulps only the. finest high- grade gasoline. . . Many carry more insurance . on their cars than they do on their own lives, Tt costs S3 a day to keep a car In some itidoor Manhattan parking palaces, more than a good middle-class hotel room used to. Tn 1838, I paid $35 rent for a small apartment here with kitchenette and bath. Some garages now charge privileges. —and it doesn't even have cooVSn? S50 and tip to care for a car 30 days With this veneration of the automobile growing as It is, a man would 2 Days after Conviction For Hitting Famed Author ATLANTA. Nov. 18. MV— Hugh D Ovavitt was injured in an automobile collision last night, less than two days after his Involuntary manslaughter conviction for the traffic accident death of Author Margaret Mitchell. Gravitt and his wife were treated and released from Grady Hospital after Gravltt's car and a truck collided. Neither was seriously hurt DcKnlb County Police Capt. Harry Christian said Gravity's car hit the truck as it pulled out of a side road. He said no charges were placed against either Gravitt or thr truck driver. Earlier yesterday,' Oral-Ill's attor ney, A L. Henson, said the former cab driver would not appeal hlr conviction for Miss Mitchell's death ^FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1949 A mass-meeting of more than 100 ' home-sick 'Mexican cotton pickers In Victoria this morning precipitates rumors of an "uprising" but the reports were quickly rquelched. • Although many Mississippi County law enforcement officers had been alerted, it turned out that the Mexacans were "tired of. picking cotton and' want to go home." This word came from an Interpreter of the group, which met Ip a w-rehouse in Victoria. "There has been no trouble and there will be no trouble," the Interpreter told courier News reporters. •''• • 'The upshot o( the assembly .was not kmmn Immediately and the meeting was still in progress at noon. Manila Man Loses Thre* Fingers in Accident Russell Mussipk, 69, of Manila, is In Blytheville HospHal today as a result of an accident that badly mafiglcd his left hand yesterday at (he Cooley Cabinet Shop, 213 North Franklin street, owned by David Cooiy. Hospital attendants said today that he was resting well after the Index and middle fingers were completely removed, and the ring finger removed at first Joint. Extensive lacerations- on the palm and back of the hand were aLw requiring treatment. The accident happened about 10:3Q yesterday morning, while Mr. Mussick was working In the shop. Mercury Falls to 20 LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 18 The mercury took a frigid nosedive this morning at Gilbert (Searcy County) where a low of 20 degrees was reported. TEACHERS Continued from Page 1 the teacher retirement 1 program In Arkansas, and Mr. Pvle. Mr. pyle said In organizing the program this morning that of the 18 district meetings conducted In no other meeting had the attendance been 100 per cent for the reporters, recorders, and discussion leaders for the conference. This group, Including 33 educators, met at 8:30 this morning. Other conference leaders met for an opening session yesterday afternoon, • and were guests of the Mississippi County principals and Superintendents at a dinner meeting at Dell last night. be a fool to want to come back to A Fulton Superior Court jury rec- } America in some afterlife and waste ommendcd that Gravitt be given > j >,ic ™ ra *r .,* ., rnojlse, an elk or a jail'senletice of 12 to 18 month? i his career as hieh-flying duck. No, the Ihing to aim for — if you get .a second chance — is to be an automobile. That's my goal, 'and I've given the matter considerable thought. e cour- door sedan ^Just don t_jnakt mV» doctors car" u cabbies tell me'pny slcians are the worlds worst dnv ers. Otherwise, 11 is a matter of Indif- Sentence is to be passed Nov. 23. Observe Book Week In observance of National Boo' Week. 45 pupils of the Harris* elementary school viiiied the Mis slssippi County Training school at Following sented on the life of Johm New berj publisher of children s boo^s reviews of the Nen-bery Medal Boob were presented. 2 GREAT NAMES IN CLOTHING H U In Handsome Gabardines • Twists Tweeds * Worsteds 34-44 Long HUDSON CLEANER TAILOR •, Arfc. CLOTHIER With the Judith facts Trial NEW: YORK, Nov. 18_W)_Federal Judge Sylvester J. Ryan ruled tortay that Judith Coplon must 5ta "d trial with Russian Engineer Arkansas Baptists Hit 'Liberal' Practice LITTLE ROCK, Nov. la'-OPi Although action on a proposed mtT stltutional amendment on the mat ter has been delayed, the Arkansas Baptist State Convention win not stand for "liberal doctrinal prac. tice." , The convention, at IU final ses slon here yesterday, adopted a re»o Itition withholding membership from churches which: . 1. Accept baptism In another faith; 2. Penult non-Baptist* to r«. ceive communion; 3. Affiliate with ' the Federal or world Council* of Churches. A spokesman said the resolution was adopted to express the sentiment of the convention and to prevent misunderstanding of an earlier decision to wait until next year to consider amending the constitution. Valentin Gubltchev on spy conapirilh °"Y charges. 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