The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 29, 1948 · Page 3
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THURSDAY, 'APKIL 29, J048 'State's Rights' Victory Scored U.S. Court Allows ^Georgia to Press Western Union Suit ATLANTA. Gil.. April 23. (UP)— A Uirce judge federal court In a significant slates' rights decision' yesterday allowed Georgia lo pro-' ceed with its suit to penalize (he western Unions Telegraph Company $5,000 for changing Us type of service In Blakely. Qa., without permission of tha Public Service Commission. Right Lipford, assistant to Georgia s Attorney General Eugene Cook, said the decision vitally at- iccts the authority of state regulatory commission in the nation. Federal Judge Samuel H. Siblcy and Robert L. Russell of Atlanta and T. Iloyt Davis of Mncon refused to grnnt Western Union mi injunction to block the penalty suit filed last year by the PSC in early (Blankely) ' County Superior Court. In view of the federal court decision the commission will vigorously prosecdte the penalty suit." Lip- orrt. who Is In charge of the case, *mL "It may amend It to demand tr.WS5.OOI) penalty for every day the Western Union has persisted In the type of service at Blakcly from an operator to a machine placed in a store." Chanted Teletype Service Lipford said Western Union had changed to the country store tcle- ' type service in 32 Georgia towns and had ignored the Georgia Public Servire Commissoin in all case.*. The PSC issued an order Feb. 28 1047, requiring Western Union to' desist In the change or chow cause why it should change. Liplord charged that the companv to by-pass the slate commission by offered no evidence and attempted appealing for a federal injunction The federal judge did not pass on the Issues if the penalty suit but Upefonl citied (heir language up. holding rights of state courts to pass on changes in service and equip merit in intra-state communications "The suit (in Blakcly should not be enjoined," the judge said, "because It affords an adequate opportunity to settle the issue in question in a state court, with the state itself a party." The court also said the regulation of intra-state communications ally the function of the BLYTHEV1LLE (AKK,) 1 COURIER NEWS . Attorney General Cook hailed the Watch the Birdie These macaws, one o£ the largest birds in the parrot family, live in the parrot jungle near Miami, ria. Their. Iriend is Shirley ^lodel], who is on friendly terms with them. The silly birds probably spend all their time asking for crackers. College Choir to Sing Here St. Louis Mayor's Aide Is Assigned To Nab 'Bird' Said Large as Plane Hie Arkansas College Choir from the Presbyterian church college in Baleivllle will gram in the First Presbyterian Church, Firth and Main, at ! a.m. Sunday it »,»„,'*"' nl ''t- a pro; 2i! Another Test For Divorce Court Looms LITTLE ROCK. Ark., April (UP)— Little Rock's special divorce court appeared to ' be headed toward another Supreme Court test today after Mrs. Ruth Hale announced that she will attempt 'o limit its scope to Pulaski County Mrs. Hale- filed her candidacy for the office in Pulaski County only despite a ruling by attorney General Guy E. Williams that 'it u a district office and should be decided by voters in White. Lonokc Prairie and Pulaski counties. Williams also is a candidate for the office. The act setting up the court limited its jurisdiction to Pulaski County but failed to set out specifically where the candidates should run. The court is the second division of the 1st district chancery court created by the 1947 legislature It was invalidated by the'supreme court early this year, and was reinstated recently in a sweeping re- • versal which legalized 1,150 divor-e ! decrees granted by Mrs. Hale as I chancellor. J Mrs. Hale now is serving as mas- I ter in chancery In the Chancery I Court. Arkansas Historical Association to Meet CONWAY, Ark., April 29 (UP)Ciller Justice Griffin Smith of the Arkansas Supreme Court, ami Prof. Edward E. Dale of the University of Oklahoma History Department will be the principal speakers at a meeting of the Arkansas Historical Association Friday and Saturday, " * today. Other speakers Include Robert Morns of the University of Ar!'- ansns and S. D. Dlckson, associate editor of the Arkansas Gazette Pclours Jaclc was the world's most famous sea animal. For ninny years, this grampus escorted steamers through French Pass, off 'the coast of government New Zealand. Th ol New Zealand ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 29. (UP) — Charles Hcriensleln, ace trouble shooter for Mayor Aloys P. Kau- einann, planned his strategy today for capturing the night-flying "whal's-ll" that terrified resl-l dents recently, Kaufinnnn assigned Hericristeln the task of catching (he giant bird—If It 1, a bird—yesterday. That was alter ho received letters from Indignant taxpayers, denouncing, the city tor it.s Inck of action. The monster has liccn described by some us a bird "as big as an airplane." It first appeared near Alton, ill., about three weeks ago. Lt. Col. Waller F. Stgmund said he saw the tiling while he was riding horseback, A few days after the llrst rejwrl was published, two other witness swore they saw 11 flying over a brewery In the moonlight. Kaufnmm paid little attention to the reports until he began to set letters from Ills constituents, "Tills thing should be looked Into," one letter said, "is it > bird, a plane or a witch? Wo don't want no one spying on iu as n JlyiiiB bird." Herlensteln said he Is not sure Just what procedure he should use to capture the thing. He couldn't even get a good description of his prey. Witnesses denied that Is might have been an airplane. "It moved like n bird," they said, Ilcrtcnslcln consulted bird experts, but they were not much help One said that it might, be an outsized pelican which hud gotten o[f the bcnleii track. Hut he doubted if any pellcnn ever reached the alleged size of flying monster. One bird lover said Ihe only tiling he knew or that bird was to fly away with baby elephants. "But they are birds of the Mld- rtle East," he s«fd. "And besides they haven't been *een since the (lays of the "Arabian Nlzhfc. HerlcnsteJn *uld he has about decided that until he jets a better end on where to find th» monster, he will let it try to fjnd him. "If It comes around.'I'il get It he said. "Mnyl>« I can put salt on ils tall. 1 ' Candidate Asks Mental Tests for Opponents LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. April 2D (OP)—Undaunted by lie largest fieid of gubcrnatorat candidates in more than a decade, candidate Hardy Rowland of -Little Rock threatened today to have all eight of his opponents submit to a mental examination. Roland, who showed up at the last-minute filing desk with $225 Instead of the $225 filing fee but was convinced to file anyhow, said his mental test Idea "should eliminate three or four of them." decision as both a victory for rtales' rights and for the dignity and authority of state cours. You Are Cordially Invited to Visit The Accessory Shop j Feminine Apparel < Mabel Hogan Jessie Srlle ! Hotel Noble Bldg. ', Blylhoville, Ark. \ Soybeans Have Your Beans Cleaned Before Planting! Our Cleaner Removes All Grass and Weed Seed Doyle Henderson Soybean Company Highway 61 So. 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