The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 8, 1948 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 8, 1948
Page 7
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^THURSDAY, 'APRIL 8, 1548 Standards Set Up For Rent Boards Representative Unit* Sought Under New Act, Director Soys Rent Advisory Boards which "are representative of the affected in- erests in the area" will be one of the first objectives of federal officials under the Housing and Rent effective April ]. according to c A Cunningham, area rent director The program to make boards representative Is In keeping with the intent of the new rent law, Mr Ciinnliighmn said. The act states that boards shall "consist of not less than live members who are citizens of the area who, Insofar as practicable, as a group are representative of the affected interests in the area." Housing Expediter Tighe E Woods has explained his program m communications to the Governors of each of the states and to members of the local boards who have been serving under the lious- ins mid rent act of 1947 which ex- w pired March 31, 1943. ) . To be representative, Mr. Woods explained, a five-man board shall be composed of one representative of landlord interests, nne representative of tenant Interests,'and three representatives of public interest groups. A larger board will nave the same ratio of tenant, landlord, and public Interest representatives. Steps Outlined Mr. Woods outlined steps being taken as follows: 1. The Housing Expediter has asked the present membership of the boards to continue to serve "fter April 1 while he is surveying "11 boards to see that, in the affected Interests of the area. 2. If the survey indicates that any board does not conform to the provisions of the new act, the expediter will advise (he governor of the affected state of the action I reciuired to make the board representative, it is expected that necessary adjustments in most will' be accomplished by the appoint-! ment of additional board members Wliertver substitutions In member-' ship are required, however, they will be made as promptly as possible. 4 3. If no nominations are received { from a governor within 30 days after the. expediter has requested nominations. either' for original appointments or replacements, the housing expediter will exercise his authority under the new Law to make his own appointments as promptly as possible. Crime Does Not Pay .)-.-„- .^_.,,., _ _^-^_.,_.,- ' BLYTHKVIU.K -(ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Wallace Backers Forming, Stare's Democrats Told LlI'l-LK ROOK. Ark.. April t. (UP)— Arkansas' Democutic Party officials were nerved notice today that a Henry Wallace-foj-President Committee In the slate was In Dig process o( being formed. C. B. Baldwin o( New York, Wallace's campaign manager, said however, that nn'petitions hud been elr- cuUtcri us yet lo the kuowlecta ot l\w N.liohil Third Parly he»clquaf- Meanwhil*. 0. O. (Crip) Hall Arkansas' s«r*l*rj O f »(»tr, said h« *tood by an rurller statemrnl In whlcl) he explained he would kpep Wallace's nam* off (li* flection ballot If It could b« shown Hint I'D w« « member of lit* Communist party of advocated the principles o( that group. In order for > candidate's name to be placed on lite Arkansas ballnt lie must submit a petition with Hi- signatures of it l*n»t 40 nullified volm, )>to nime'musl b* submitted I by » recotinlMd party's officers cr II must b« submitted by a convention ol » recognlied parly, H»»ny Landing INDIAN ATOMS (UP)-Mrs. John Siuiwden wan at her kllchfn stove preparing breakfast. Tins »lov« «. ploded and blew Mrs. Snowdcn across lh« room. She landed im- Injurrrt In her husband's lap, Tlie eruption of Mount Pe! Pf , „,, Martlnnniie, on May (, 1902, k(|| e( ( 30.00(1 persons. 8EVKN Philip Anderson, Jr., M. lies dying, on * New York City street after he had been shot by Detective Cornelius O'Lcary while trying to rob a cleaning slore. The detective was wounded in the hand by his own gun while grappling with the robber. Anderson died on the way to a hospital (NEA (Telephoto.) Restoration ot Service On M. & A. Still Sought LITTLE ROCK. April 8. (UP) — A .said today that a group of Little Rock and Harrison businessmen planned to contmue (heir efforts to bring about restoration of service on the idle Missouri and Arkansas Railroad. Alfred M. Lund said the businessmen would meet again in Little Seeks Secrets Speech Group Ends Contest For Students NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 8. <UP) —The Southern Speech Association moves into the main program ol 1:3 annual convention here today, following conclusion ol its speech tournament for Southern high school and colleee students. A general session under the theme "Freedom Through Speech" begins today with speakers including Association President Lester L. Hale; Editor Edward j. Mccman. of Memphis Press-Scimitar; and Irving j. Lee, of Northwestern University. The speech tournament, with 250 contestants from 37 colleges and 2j high schools in the South participating, was concluded with a banquet last night. Winners in after dinner speech contest were Bob Crawley, David Lipscomb College; Eloise Tanner Mississippi state College lor Women; and Jack Kelly, Humes High School of Memphis. Winning debate teams were from the Universities of Alabama and Florida, Southwestern College of Memphis, Southern Methodist University, Carson Newton College Ponce de Leon High School of Miami, Fla. _ Joe Allbritton, Baylor University; Rock but the time had not yet been ' v set. _ p Following a meeting nf the group I with J.' E. Sawhill,' 'Harrison businessman, yesterday, Lund described the general attitude toward the rehabilitation effort as "favorable " .-' Meanwhile, J. B. Lambert of Hel- ' ena, one of the receivers of trie line said the receivers were waiting ' for an answer from the I C. e. to • their exceptions which (hey filed . against the abandonment order. j He said the receivers asked the I. C. C. for authority to conduct ' an independent survey so they might accept offers for the''line, in whole or In part. •' . Betsy Ross, also ol Baylor, and Jane Wright, Colin High School of Nashville won the extemporaneous speech cojilcit. In Interpretative speech. Will!" Phillips, Mississippi College, Dorothy McRcynolds, Southern Metho- riist University, and Bruce Loving Mcssick High or Memphis won. I Earl Fair-cloth. University .. Florida; Alia Earle. Oiiachilg Coli Icge and Denis O'DOnavan, Poncr de Leon High of Miami, won thu contest in oration. Read Courier News Want A<U Political Announcements The Courier News has heei authorized to announce the follow ing candidates, subject to th Democratic primaries, July 20 anc August 3: COUNTY TREASURER Frank Whttworth COUNTY COURT CLEKK Elizabeth Blj'the FOR CORONER E. M. HOLT FOR COUNTY ASSESSOR Herbert T. Sllippcn STATE REPRESENTATIVE L. H. Auti-y Leslie N. "Dukie" Succk For County Judge Roland Green For Circuit Court Clfrk Harvey Morris Fried Chicken... Croppie Dinner -BEER- 7 Days a Week! Blanchard's Cafe Porlagcville, Mo. ' Owned By Stanley Keller An American-directed spy rln» of former German Array olticc-" out of Western Germany' Atistr;.!, and Sweden to Icarn see- ic:s of the Soviet Z;nc of Germany has been uncovered by Russia, Moscow Radio said. The Russiari identified Col. Grn. P™,« iSi^'r above, lornicr German Army chief' of Staff, as head of the spy r in~ (t-.EA Telephoto) "' SEE YOUR KAISER-FRAZER DEALER Get A New Car RIGHT AWAY! IN BLYTHEVILLE IT'S "61" Motor Company (Home of "fil" Implement Company) North 6th Street Rhone 2142 STEP UP TO GRKSfOltCrf BROS. BEER . - . and Step Up Your Beer En/oymenr/ Just how folks around .own are ,/,»*/„. „* (o Gricscdicck Bros. Beer rfrcWcd ^^ Bros. 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