The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 13, 1950 · Page 2
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PAGE TWO BI/rniEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NRWS TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 19W SCRAP PRICES GOING UP J m FEB. MAR. APR. MAY -Scrap for steel-making has been going up since January. If continued, this will force steel prices up. And that will probably boost the price of things you buy in which steel is used. The Newschart pbove, based on Steel Magazine data, shows the steady price-rise since March 2, when the average price of scrap in the three biggest steel districts was $27.33. By the first week of June it had jumped to $37.17. Jn the Pittsburgh district alone, scrap went up to ?46 lu lie second week of June. Postoffice Official Gets Word On Fishing — Chance or Skill? WASHINGTON, June 13. (/Pj — Lawmakers from coastal state vehemently set the postmaster genera! straight yesterday, on' >vhether It's chance or skill that catches tne biggest fish, "Certainly it's sKiti," declared Rep. Boggs (R-Del>. "It's always the biggest fish that gels away." "Anybody knows fishing Is a matter of skill—not chance," Rep. Mack (R-Wash) amplified. Parade of Colleagues Bpggs. Mack and a number of their fishing-state colleagues paraded before a House Judiciary subcommittee to advocate overthrow of a post office ruling that use of the mails to publicize fishing con tests %'Iolates the lottery laws or If competitors" pay an entry fee and get prizes. Under the postal ruling newspapers carrying stories or advertisements on such affairs are barred from the mails. "A sample of bureaucratic think Ing," testily observed Wit) In m L Daley for the National Editorial As sociation, nation - wide newspape group, "Complelely Arbitrary" "Completely arbitrary," was tin verdict of Rep. Nelson. Republican from Maine where an annual tun contest is slated for August, if. . . Mack satd the ruling. If allowe to stand, "will kill our salmon derb le,s In the Columbia River." Rep. Tollefson. a colleague, addn that the salmon derbies are not money-making project "but are t advertise our beautiful state Washington, atid give people chance to enjoy themselves." Don't forget Florida t ADVT) chimed in Rep. Bennett (D.-Fla). "Sunshine a-n-tl fishing." he toll the committee with a side look fo Mack and Tollcfson. Berlin Correspondent Asks East Germans for Refuge from Americans BERLIN', Juno 13. (AP) —John 'eel, Berlin correspondent for Jieu- ci's News Agency, announced ye.s- erriay that he is asking the Com- nuimt east German government r asylum because of "American Peet, 31, made his announcement i a news conference especially arranged by Gcarhart ELsler, information chief for the East German government, at the former Niizi pagEtndn ministry on Wllhelm- strnwe. He *aitl ho expected that with thus announcement his connection \vith Reuters, a worldwide new.s ;ency with headquarters in London, would he ended: "I'm looking for a job now in the German Democratic Republic," he snid with a smile at Ei-lc-r, who stood nt his side during the interview. Peel, London-born, read In Ger- mrm a fve-page dcnuncalon of the United Stales, accusing Americans of war preparations, lies and Imperialism, and of turning Britain into a vassal state. The curly-ha (red, bespectacled correspondent, who said he fought in an international brigade In Spain 14 years ago, replied "never" when asked if he was a member of the Communist party. Conference Packoel Eislcr packed '.he conference with 200 En.st German representatives. Only one American jind one British on-respondent — oe.sides Peet himself—wore in the conference chamber. Other western press me- GET COOK-KILL TODAY! Of....SM9 ^—_>«^M K l D Q V DR ^ I K D T STOR lla were represented by Oorninn niployo.s. A JirllLsh military x<-'Vprnn\cut )rps.s officer in Berlin snfd he was urprlscd by Poet's dueLslnu. niul ndded that "John JKI.S hceu a very .!ck man for sonic time." (Vet Is IHsllliisfoiinl Peclj who .sceitii'd In i^ood physical henUh and Iil^l) spint.s, claimed had been dlstlliistoncd beciiu.u 1 , said, the meaning of hU dispatch c.s had been altered in London. His decision to Join "The peace camp," he said, was "not bought through Russian gold-" The correspondent snM he had mulled over such a move for a long Amc and felt that a decision imperative after the Western prc.ss 'distorted and slandered" the "peaceful German rally of youth last month." "I refuse,any longer to be a tool Truman Is Still Radio Farm Fan WASHINGTON. June 13. (Iff— -'resident. Truman told n Group of radio f«rm directors yesterday that he still listens to lEivm oroadcasts nraily every morning nt, 5:30 o'clock. lie recalled that he used to be a farmer himself and said hts two nephews at Grand View, Mo., "have the reputation if being right good farmers." Members of the National Association of Radio Farm Directors, headed by Hoy Dailies of Station WLW, of American Imperialism and a moiitliptece of the warmongers," the correspondent said. Cincinnati, called at the White House to pay their respecU to the President. Mr. Truman climbed up on an Iron bench on the south lawn near his office, to maice tnem a little speech. He said this country Is "no more worried about geltlng enough to eat." "The only difficulty we have now is wlt-h the distribution system." he continued. "If we can get that distribution system organized on the same basis as the farm production system and Ihe Industrial production system, then most of our domestic problems will be solved." 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