The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 26, 1948 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 26, 1948
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MONDAY. APRIL 26, 1948 BLYTHRVILI.E (ARK,) COURIER Wartime Rail way Overcharges Hit General Accounting £ Office Alto Blamed Fer Auditing Failure By Rex Chancy ItaJUd Pres« SI»H torrwpondtnt WASHINGTON, April 26. ,UP)- Ctuirman George H. Bender of a House Investigating Committee chtrged today that Ihe railroads overcharged the government about WOO.000,000 on freight hauled during the war. Tne Ohio Republican accused the Genera) Accounting Office of "iw- ligesce" in /ailing to audit freight voucners completely to protect the government's'interests. He said that, as a. result of an investigation by his House Execu- tixe Expenditures Subcommittee, Uie General Accounting Office has begun i complete reaudil of the wartime freight vouchers. The money may yet be recovered, at least, in part. Bender said. Officials of the government's "watchdog" accounting office already have conceded that the overcharges will amount to about tlOO,- 000,000 the Ohio Congressman lold ,^^e porter. W Bellcrni Figure Higher Bender is convinced the figure is much higher than HOO.CCO.OOO, He »aid testimony given u> his subcommittee show the General Accounting Office took "short cuts" in arriving at lit figure and that, when fully developed, his $300,000,000 estimate will prove conservative. Tht Justice Department also hus accused the railroads of overcharging the government on wartime freight. It h»s filed some 2n. suits seeking to recover about $2.000.000. • 000 on giounds their published freight rates »-ere too high. Bender believes that even on the basis of the published rate.! Ihe government was overcharged *300,- He Doing to Me? 7 " Husband-Seeker • I liked it the way it was." Milzic seems to be sayiiiR, "rind (hen he had to go and cut it. 1 sure lead a dog's life." Milzic, a French poodle, seems very unhappy with the new hair-do Kurt Mueller of Manitowoc, Wis., has concocted. Doctors of 12 Notions Consider Revision of Oathe of Hippocrates I Mid-West Track 'Trio Tabbed as Olympic Leaders I NEW YORK. April 26. (UP) — . You can wrlle down the names of | the Midwest's terrific trio-Harrison DllUrd. Fortune GorrJicii, <uid Oiar- , ley Ponvile—today as sure leaders of I (he u. s. Olympic track msrt field I squad this Summer. Out of the helter-skelter of three [relay carnivals, the P«nn relay »t Philadelphia, • the Drake relays at | Des Mohils. la., »nd the Colorado relays at Boulder. Colo., these three emerged »s Unc)« Sam's ainest hopes (or glory at London. Gordicn and ronvllle ««ch broke H meet record, and Dlllard smashed two. DilUiid the lanky NeRio from Baldwin-Wallace who has been roc- oBiiir.ed as the world's best hurdler for more Ihan « year, was voted the outstanding enmiw-tllor at the Qrake games and he richly deserved!!, First he anchorr-d his leaai's re- Iny to a meet record ol 1:26.6 in the 880-yard relay by reeling ofT a 20 7 clockliiB for 220 yards. Then he skimmed the timbers to tie the. meet mark of 14.1 seconds In the 120-yard high hurdles. Only a week ngo he set a new world record of 13.6 seconds for that hurdles event nl (lie Kansas relays. Conlirn set a new track meet record of 16S feet, 5 inches tor the discus throw at Drake to maintain his ranking as the world's Icadtnu dish heaver. The Minnesota mammoth cracked the old meet standard by four feet. Ponvllle had a "bad rtav" «t Pcmi fli|)|)h!B the 16-pound shot "only" an even 58 feet for a new meet record. The Michigan muscle man has benten (hat figure eight Hint's this S-ear. Including » world's record loss more than two feet fnilhcr. By Paul F. Ellis (United Press Staff Correspondent) NEW YORK, April 2fl. IUPI- Physiclans representing 12 countries met here today to consider the first amendment In more than 2,000 years'to the Hippocratic oath. The new amendment, will pledge all physicians not to pariticpafe In criminal experiments with human beings as was done by some German doctors in World War II The oath has been handed down cine" who lived about 500 3. c. The group meetin posed of H member of the World Mecl red secrets." The following oalh is expected to be approved and be given In atlrti tion to the Hippocratic oath:' "My first duty, above all other duties written or unwritten, shall be lo care to the best of my abilitj for any person who is entrusted or entrusts himself to me. to respect his moral liberty, lo resist any ill-treatment that may be inflicted on him. and In this connection, refuse my consent to any authority Where's Romeo? refl " ir « "Whether my patient be my ^ Gerds Rk-hter, ol Stutt- 'gart, Germany, wrote to Ohio's Gov. Thomas J. Herbert, asking i his help in rinding her an Amer- 1 ican husband. The 38-year-old ' divorcee wai born in France, : has a 12-year-old son, and says she is now "stateless'" She's :*mploye<l by lhe American Military Government. Two letters, goffering marriage, have already ;lb«en forwarded lo her by Governor Herbert is com- I friend or my enemy, even In time ..« council .of war or in internal disturbances, ha* )„,,„ Vj '^ oclatlo "i»"d whatever may be his opinions, ah , aS ^ aU !^! e . d .. )n ,.^™ >>!« ™«. "Is par.y. his social class, his country, or his religion, my treatment and my respect for his * iv. ' " "~ " —•""•'-" ' human dignitv shall be unnff^d Art from the writings and teachings of by sll ch factors" un »"«l«° ' ^nriP/lr hls . re " ow ° rc . eks i * spokesman said that bv adopt- oath reads illn a °H • medlclne -': ln * th « •»«' o«lh, the association oaui reads. In part. i mi^» c tn r.~~..., n 4 11 T ._, ... last year. The American Medica. Association is participating.. The Hippocratic oath resulted though it be asked of me, nor wi'll I counsel such, and especially I will not aid a woman to procure abortion. Whatsover house I enter, there will I go for the benefit of (he sick, refraining from all wrongdoing or corruption, and especially from any of seduction, of male or female, of bond or free. Whatsoever things I see or hear concerning the life of men in my attendance on the sick or even apart there- from, which ought not lo be noised abroad, I will keep silence thereon, counting such things to be as sac- acilsed experi- iiRs and WARNING onrtnt In Die CliniU'Ciy Court, Clilckn- sawbA District? Mississippi Cnmuy, Arkansas. Marie Miller Vndon. PH. vs. No. 10.4A1 Joseph J. Vmien, Jr., Dft. The defendant. Joseph J. Vntlon. Jr., 1* heVby warned lo appear vlthlji thirty d«y< In the court named Iti Hie cn|>Hon hereof and answer lhe compliant of the pUlu- llff, Marie Miller Vrtdrn. Dated this u day of April. 194K. Attorney for pUlnllff: H, a. Pftl'llOW. | HAltVEY MORRIS, Clerk By Betty fcleison. 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YORK, April 26-Federal said his subcommittee's in- | Judge Sylvester J Rvan In a rul yestigation has been behind closed ] ing last week rejected a motion by I doors since last November. The I — I. 1 hearings are scheduled to go on for several days, with open hearings possibly to be held Jater. Atr Force Fighter Croft To Test Marksmanship MacDILl, FIELD. Fin., April 36 i UP)—Top pilot-marksmen from five Air Force tighter groups gathered here today lor the aerial shooting contest since World War II. The three best marksmen from each of t»o Jet-propelled P-S3 groups and three groups ol conventional type P-51's begin five days ol competition loday. Group* represented Include the Foiirlh, from Andrews Field Washington, I>. c. ;the 56th, from Selfridge Field. Mich.; the 27th, from Kearney, Neb.; the 33rrt from Roswell, N. M.; and Ihe »2iid from Alaska. Oolites!* include air-to-air gunnery, ground strafing, rocket firing dive bombing »nd skip bombing. Hal Proven Poor Bank MINNEAPOLIS <up)_lf s D Stocking had socked his , money away in his stocking Inslend of In the band of his hat, he would be J150 richer. While eating In a cafe Stocking picked up the wronR hat. the Ford Motor Company seeking transfer of the $251,000,000 civil by Harry Ferguson, i nCi . t o Detroit, The suit, one of the largest claims for civtil damages to be Hied in lhe nation, charges the defen- danls with conspiracy to destroy the business of the Ferguson Company, implement manufacturer and holder of patents on farm equipment. The Ferguson dealer In Blytheville, Ark., is Jack Robinson. This is Jullcl. Anybody want lo pl;ij; Romeo? Ik'i- last name is Kainpin, and she is a lending conlcmlcr for lh« annual "Miss Slardusl" boauly contest. Juliet is from North Lake Village, ill. River Commission Rules Out Carnival Barge Trip MEMPHIS, Tenn., April M (UP1 —The Mississippi River Commission today ruled aRnlnst lhe crr*»- rlver Junket of the Cotton Carnival Royal Barge-because of high water conditions In the Mississippi. The Barge is scheduled to make Its crowing on May 11 Irorn West Memphis. Ark., with the Cotton King and Queen ntinarrl. The river is swollen from recent heavy rains, At the two-slory Riverview Hotel In west Memphis nenr the u. S engineers'depot, imtrons arc forced to arrive nhcl leave in a rowixiftt because of flood conditions. FLYIN'S FUN bv ll-IIMJ I Ull UJ RICH « DSON YARBROUGH "Sure I said i(' s as easy as driving; a car—only you just turn!" BlYTHEVttLE FlYING SERVICE C I H.ICMT TRAINING "1PCR DEALER PHONE 2717 CHARTER SERVICE FOOD FOR REFRESHMENT AT ANY TIME! 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