The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 14, 1948 · Page 2
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MGK TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 14, 1948 Truman's Civil Rights Stand Faces Big Test in Tennessee t ' • :' ; : . As Democrats Hold Convention ",'HMHVItJ* T*nn, April 14, (U.P.)~Potenltal political dynamite fulfil In many « Tennessee Democrat's brlefc&K today u the vmntuard of'an «lim»t*d 1,500-2.000 delegate* began UMmt>l!n« her* for tomorrow's presidential-year state Denvocratio Convention. The convention's main job Is to select delegate* to the Democratic National Convention In July at Philadelphia. However, the fireworks tomorrow »re expected to pop over President Truman and hli civil rights proffuxt. < ' County delegations during the p«t week passed resolutions ranging from mere condemnation ot the 10-point civil rights program to outright opposition to President Truman's nomination and even a last-ditch fight against him i( he Is nominated. These resolutions arc expected to be presented either to the resolutions committee or from the floor, irid political observers here hesitated today to predict their fate. ' /'Yoti can't- tell what that many Democrats at a convention will do," Chairman J. Prank Hobbs, of the State Democratic Executive Committee, said. •^Before last Saturday's county " Democratic meetings it had been rumored that the civil rights Issue might lie by-passed entirely or a resolution offered the convention merely expressing opposition to the civil rights program and Its inclusion' In'the national party's platform. Gov. Jim McCord will be the temporary chairman of the convention and will give the "keynote" speech—A tnlk expected to deal with the civil rights issue and southern Democrats' opposition to It. Most of the county delegations »re coming to the convention with- out specific Instructions from their "homefolks." Many of the group« will have their first meeting! tomorrow morning preceding the congressional district caucuses at 10 o'clock He's a Human Power Line Enraged Chinese Drivers Wreck Newspaper Plant NANKING, April 14. (UP)—A mob of 100 enraged ehauffera wrecked the offices of (he Ta Chung Dally News because the pa per referred to them as "motorcar drivers," the Central News Agency reported today from Chungking. The cJiauffcur.s wonted to be called "Shi chl," which means "controller of the engine." They objected to Ihc paper's referring to them as "chl chlu fu," or mere drivers. Protesting that the term lowcrec their social status, the chauffeurs wrecked the plant after the editor refused to receive their dele Entlon. The newspaper scut a message to other papers throughout China asking tor moral support "in order to uphold Ireedom of the press." Anhydrous Ammonia Tanks Now Available 'U-69 Code ASME. A!! prices quoted are F.O.B. o'tir plant, less fittings, hut filtitiKs can be furnished for all systems. National Board Inspection—200 Ib. Working Pressure. 110 Gal. Tractor Tanks $1,2.50 300Gal. Storage Tanks ,. . $220.00 500 Gal Storage Tanks . $285.00 1,000 Gal. Storage Tanks .., $460.00 4#00 Gal. Storage Tank* $1,925.00 White River Distributors, Inc. Phone 570 Batesville, Ark. Doing research on high-frequency electricity, Dr. FHz-iiu{ih B. Marshall, of the Weslinghouse Research Laboratories, Pittsburgh, Pa., serves as a human power line. Current flows from the rod in his right hand across his body and into the lluorcscent lamp. Then, In a tiery arc, it jumps to a terminal rod. This high-frequency current just skims along the surface ol his body, and docs no harm. Arkansas Cow Brings $7,325 To Top Auction MEMPHIS. Term., April 14 (UP) —Ames Plantation, Grand Junction Tenn., pnld top price of »1,325 yesterday for a cow owned by the estate of Dr. T. G. Guthrie, Smlth- vllle Ark., at the annual Shelby County Penal Farm sales sponsored by the tri-state Aberdeen- Angus Association. The second hlgcst price of $1.000 was paid by Fred Smith's Holly Grove Kami, Crenshnw, Miss., to C.C. Jackson, Rochester. Miss., for a 15-month old heifer. B.M. Massey, of Clarksdale, Miss paid $010 to Roy W. Turner of Cov- InKton. Tenn.. for the highest prlcei bull of the sale. Anti-Sub Cables Laid In Manila Bay Entrance MANILA, April 14. (UP)—The Philippines naval patrol, which recently sighted an unidentified submarine off Luzon island, announced today that anti-submarine cables have been laid across the entrance to Manila Bay. The announcement was directed to fishing vessels, which were prohibited from anchoring near the cables. Carpenters Go On Strike at Weapon Base ALBUQUERQUE, N, M., April 14. (UP)—Work at the highly-secret Sandla Atomic Weapon* Base here came to a near-standstill yesterday as 700 worker* observed a picket line thrown up by 10 union carpenters who struck for a 40-cent an hour wage Increase. The carpenters walked out Monday, Project Manager A. M. Coker said, union spokesmen claimed the strike began when Peter Klewit and Sons Construction Company refused to pay tt hourly wages. Union spokesmen said that was the prevailing rate sanctioned in negotiations with the New Mexico Association of Contractors. The strike was expected to continue until officials of the construction company would arrive from Omaha, Neb. Lynian Sisley, federal labor conciliator, said lie expected to meet with principals in the dispute today. When the carpenters began picketing the special weapons base, other workers refused to breach the picket Hue Engineers, teamsters and laborers dropped their work and left the base. She's No Lemon Little Rock's Population Estimated M 175,000 by C. of C. LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 14.— (UP)—The population of greater Little Rock was estimated todav at 175.000, an increase of 10,000 during the past year. The estimate was released by the Industrial Division of th« Greater Little Rock Chamber of Commerce. II was based upon utility Installations. The population ot the Incorporated area of Little Hock wa» placed at 106,000, an increase JOT th« year of 2,000. The population ot North Little Rock was estimated »t 45,000, an Increase of 5,000. Read Courier News Want Ad*. If you can take your, eyes oil Pat Becker long enough, con- uder the fruit on the vines, they're lemooz! The Ponderosa ••am gr^vi AS big as grapefruit down in Lake Wales, Fla. Ike' Rests in Atlanta AUGUSTA, Ga., April 14. (UP) — Gen., Dwlght D. Eisenhower waj! licre today to re.it and play « few rounds of golf and said he would Hive no Interviews during his brief stay. He shot a round or golf over the Augusta Nations! C)ul> links j'ester- dny with George Allen, farmer Reconstruction Finance Corporation official and White House confidant of President Truman. | H?r». Elsenhower and Mr». Allen accompanied them: ''•' 75 Buildings Damaged By Laramie, Wyo., Fire LAARMIE, Wyo., April H (UP> — Fire danmged or destroyed two blocks of buildings in the Laramie business district today. No one was injured. At least 15 buildings, some Including upstairs «|«mment units, were destroyed before firemen controlled the blaze. Fifty volunteer policemen were put on duty to halt looting by some of the thousands who crowded into the streets in their night clothes to watch the spectacular fire. Fire companies from Fort Collins Colo., nnd Cheyenne and Ft. Warren, Wyo., assisted Laramle's fire department. Lions Schedule Appearance by Governor Laney Governor Ben Laney will address the Blytheville Lions Club at their meeting April 2"I, It was announced by club officers today. Mr. Laney has not yet announced the topic for his discussion, but It is believed that he will discuss the rebellion of the Southern Democrats against Truman. John aiggelt, Mai lamia altor- I noy, and president of the Arkansl-s Free Enterprise Association, will also attend the April 27 meeting. ] The Lions have invited other civic ciui;s of Blytheville to hear the governor. Governor Laney wiH speakc at an Inter-city Rotary club meeting in Osceola, Tuesday night, after addressing the Blytheville Lions club. Osceola, Joiner, and Luxora Rotary Clubs will attend that meeting. A. R. Olscn, of Blytheville, was inducted as a new member of the Lions Club at their noon meeting yesterday. The group was entertained by the High School quartet, and vocal solos by Carroll Evans, Chancellor Francis W. Cherry, member of the Jonesboro Lions j Club, was a guest. Announces for Congress MAGNOLIA, Ark., April 14. (UP) —Vcrnon H. Whitten. Columbia County lumberman, was ready .to laurlcn his campaign lor Congress today after announcing that he will .oppose Rep. Oren Harris of El Do- rarto In the. Seventh District. WhiUen is a former Hcmpstwiri and Nevada County school teacher He now operates sawmills at Mount Holly In Union County and at Hod- caw In Nevada County. He Is 37 years old and the father of five children. *;.> Davis to Get Film Job ' KOUA'WOOD, April H. (tJP( — I Cov. Jim Davl.s ot Louisituiu was ssurecl toctny of a movie star's b when he steps out of office next ionth. Monogram Studios said h« had gnert Davis to star in two pictures, nrttng in June. It snitl it liod enrd the governor might make s home here pcnnnnenUy. 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