The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 18, 1956 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

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fAOm TWBUVB _ _______——————•———— __ — — Fulbright, Harris to Be In Thick Of Natural Gas Bill Maneuvering By GORDON BROWN WAWINOTON (AR — In the next few weeks two Arkansas Democrats — Sen. Ful- brightaSp Harris - will be in the forefront of congressional maneuvering on the con- BLTTHEVILLE (ASK,)' COURIER NEWi WEDNESDAY, JANUARY IS, UN from regulation by the federal government. , would exclude the well-head price of gas Tires and Tubes f Lnst year Harris and other supporters got the bill through the House by a narrow margin of six votes—209-203. This year the fight has shifted to the Senate .Debate started yesterday. Another close vote is likely. Opponents claim that if the bill goes back to the Hous'e it is dead because of a change in sentiment by some members. Any amendments by the Senate would send it back to the house. Harris doesn't concede .that. "That's what the opponents say," he commented, adding that if the bill's supporters have the strength to pass the bill in the Senate, they also should have the strength In Factory Parts Towing Service' Body and Fender LUBRICATION CAR WASH OIL CHANGE CAR POLISH Yes, we eon offer you complete Car Servicing at ... PHILLIPS MOTOR CO. 300 Broadway Phone 3-4453 prevent amendments. "I see no need for amendments just to change the language," he said. However, some observers say there may be some senators who don't like the bill but don't want to vote against it either. These might vote for an amendment in hopes of blocking the measure in the House. Sen. McClellan (D-Arc) is aligned with Fulhright in support of the bill but isn't taking an active part in the fight. The Fulbright-Harris bill is similar to the Kerr bill passed by Congress several years ago but vetoed by President Truman. Rep. Harris says the House Commerce Committee, of which he is a member, likely will have a hearing this year on the question of equal radio and television time, for political candidates. Under present law, if a legal candidate for an office—legal in I the sense that he has filed for "office and hasn't just merely announced—gets radio or TV time then other legal candidates for that office are. entitled to equal time. Harris said the hearing would be on the question of whether present law should be amended. It's possible, he said, for the present law to put on end to the forum or discussion-type of radio and TV programs during the campaign. If a candidate for an office were Oklahoma Cop Killer Executed DAR GIRL — Bonnie Mills, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. P. Mills of Keiser, has been named DAB Citizenship Girl at Keiser. She's in her senior year- at Keiser High School. Joiner PTA Hears Panel JOINER — The Parent-Teacher Association of Shawnee School at Joiner met Thursday night at the school with 65 present. Mrs. E. M. Bell presided over the meeting. Mrs. Mary Louise Musick gave the devotional and Mr. Allen gave the president's message. During the business session the executive board voted to .give two life membership pins' at the next meeting. The project for 'the year will be to give, $100 to,the school to use as they see fit. To j, obtain this money the P.T.A. will;compile and sell a cookbook. : A panel discussion was -held on "How we can make our community better" arid "What makes a good community," with Mrs. Brian Burkett as moderator. H. M. Benton toofc the educational part, J. W. Speck, the industrial, and the Eev. Asa Hunt the religious. ' Refreshments were served in the cafeteria. The next meeting will be the founders day meeting and will be on the night of Feb. 9 at the school. interviewed on such a program he said, then all other candidates for that : off ice would be entitled to ask for and get equal time. This could make it Impossible for a forum program to operate. McALESTER, Okla. tfP)— Hurble Franklin Fairris Jr., born of a Texas desperado family, died In the Oklahoma electric chair early today for the slaying of an Oklahoma City policeman. The 22-year-old Dallas hoodlum proclaimed to the last his innocence of the death of Detective Bennle F. Cravatt, shot during.an attempted super market holdup July 16, 1954. Fairrls' .execution ended a long legal battle for his life. Numerous appeals and two reprieves by Gov. Raymond Gary delayed the electrocution. He was convicted Oct. 21, 1954, and originally was scheduled to die October 18, 1S55. Four final pleas for clemency were turned down yesterday, eight hours before Fairris went to the chair. Fairris, pronounced dead at 12:08 a.m., was baptized into the Catho- lic Church Ju»t two hours bWore the execution. The young slayer achieved on« of his last wishes, expressed two months ago. Immediately after he was pronounced dead, his body was rushed to the prison hospital, where his eyes and aorta, the main artery leading from the heart, were removed. The eyes were then speeded to an eye bank — which demanded anonymity—by highway patrol relays and plane. Arrangerhnts had been made for a cornea transplant within 48 hours, to restore some person's falling eyesight. Fairris also had consented to removal of the aorta, which will go to the aorta bank hi Oklahoma City, where sections are being transplanted successfully to prolong lives ot persons with defects of the artery. Fairris' father Hurble. 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Roads, made tliok by snow which drifted over eastern Oklahoma highways, slowed his trip and the father called from Wewoka, about 60 miles away, about an hour before the execution, unable to make It. Asked by Warden H. C. McLeod If he had any last words, Falrrls grinned, waved and replied: "It's all for the kloki 11 ttut'i ttM way they,want It." Teachers flunk ' CHARLESTON, W. Va. «l — Five sheepish school teachers wer« among more than 40 motorists arrested 'In • a single day here In a police crackdown on speeding la school zones. Police Judge James McWhortw let the teachers off with three months probation but warned them: "The next time, the lesson will be different." WHAT A VALUE OLDSMOBILE SEE YOUR NEAREST OUDSMOBILE DEALER MORE DAYS To Take Advantage of the Savings in Our TWICE-A-YEAR SALE HART SCHAFFNER & MARX SUITS Regular 65.00 Values : .. 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