The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 11, 1955 · Page 16
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PAOB BI.YTHEVILLE (ARK,)' COURIER NEWB FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 19M Former GM Dealers To Testify at Senate Probe By JOE HALL WASHINGTON (AP) — The,Senate Antitrust subcommittee is still receiving requests from former General Motors car dealers who want to testify in the current GM hearings, an aide said today. , Some of them only recently had their connection with the big auto corporation severed, he said. The hearings, started this week, produced figures to show GM currently is producing 76 per cent of are in recess until Tuesday. Dealers complaints are one topic which Acting Chairman O'Mahoney (D-Wyo) of the subcommittee has promised to explore thoroughly, but no time has been set (or testimony on these. One top GM official indicated clearly at yesterday's session the corporation was ready to meet charges by dealers. When O'Mahoney remarked that a number of dealers had told him oi "the tough situation" they faced, Henry M. Hogan. vice president and general counsel of Genera! Motors, replied: "Why don't you ask them how much they've made in the last five years to see if they're crying woli? That's poverty with a ham under your arm.' Unfair Advantage? Harold L. Hamilton, retired GM vice president, commented that "I think they (the dealers) ought to be able to live off their fat for a while." Hamilton, first GM witness to appear in the hearings, entered a vigorous rebuttal to testimony from competing firms that the cor poration got an unfair advantag< in its Diesel locomotive sales ou of a World War H governmen order. The order allocated production of Diesel over-therroad iocomo tives to GM in the war, but gave most of the output of Diesel switch ers and steam engines to other companies. Since the war, U. S. .railrottdb have converted almost entirely to Diesels, The subcommittee has Death Cheated By Water Main CU6H3WG, Okie. (fl») — A brofcen water main is credited witii indirectly saving the lives of a Gushing couple and their 7-year-old daughter. BiH Vannostran, city water department employe, was notifying residents to draw water because the muin. was to be shut off for repairs. He knocked at the door of the Lee F, Harris home and found the famity hard to arouse. Harris finally struggled to the door. Vannostran called a doctor and subsequent investigation showed the family had been breathing fumes from a faulty gas floor furnace. The physician said if Vanriostran had arrived 30 minutes later it might have been too late to save the fam- Man's Suicide Tries Foiled OKLAHOMA CITY (/P)~A pedestrian bent on suicide had downtown motorists in a dither last night. The man, who explained later he was "anxious to get it over with," became angry when a cab driver refused io run over him. H* 1 Jumped up from the pavement and tricle to dash into a passing automobile. The startled driver swerved out of his way. Undaunted, he finally succeeded in bumping into the side of moving car, but was unhurt. At that point a private detective handcuffed the persistent pedestrian to a street light and summoned the police. RADIATOR WORK • Boiled Out • Repaired • Flo Tested • Re-cored All, WORK GUARANTEED GROVER'S RADIATOR WORKS 508 Cl. Lafce Avc. Ph. 3-0081 Watch Cleaning $3.50 3 day Service Mr. A. B. Ford, registered chron- Dgraphcr technician with 22 years watchmaking experience, is now associated with our firm. We are now oflcrrnt J-daj watch repair Mrvice. O'STEENS 111 W. Mate these, Sold G7 Per Cent Hamilton, former head of Hie division which made the Diesels, said "I take exception" to any argument that GM gained its position through "artificial conditions." He and Hogan produced figures that GM sold 67 per cent oi all Diesel locomotives in the country in 1940, 57 per cent in cent in 1942, -10 per cent in !:'-i:> 50 per cent in 1944, 51 per <vi:i ::: 1945. and 65 per cent ii, liMG. \ "They (other firms i had a she!- 1 tered position in switchers. ;tist a-' we had in road loc-munives." Hamilton said. "The success of General Motur.- (in the Diesel field).' Hamilton declared, "has resulted from ; ul-. vanced engineering and pbnni!:.'. planning that sometimes r:in -:>; to seven years ahead of s.iles, aixi! MILWAUKEE W — The third, presented to Dr. Paul E. Bishop. MC'.y inal m \\w. history of Ihr'synod president from Minneapolis. j m>nhwt>-[ synod of the United Lu- ; He said he would "without a doubt \ tin :\u; C!:u:vh last mt-ht found the follow" the recommendation. , Kt'V. Victor K. Wrt^ley guilty on, rasior Wrigley could not be tivi 1 ui :-ix ctmius oi docu'inTvl dovi- vouched for comment on the ver- iUion ami recommended he be su,s- diet. The Re\ r . Mr. Wrigley accused .e .synod earlier of "changing ihej lies chiving the feamc" and served' community of Rrookfii'ld m notice lie could not be forced out • =h;i Cimmv, was not present a.s pastor of his church. j !h.- trial board returned it*l He issued a general denial of the| six charges and in defense ^ub- n jit ted only a statement touching on each of the points. He asserted ih:u Christian faith is "neither measuvt'ri nor determined by the opinions n man might hold about such questions as these.' Six Counts Mr. Wriuley, pastor or •• Church m the nearbv var-old minister did nut '.• portion of the trial or in vest iua toin.il hearing -ivi' oi his church council 1 ' i.uidt'd certain procedur- .;iiMs troni the .synod be- Kiikl permit him to be; l-'ollmv Umtmniemlation ! The trial board found him guilty [ of charges alleging he denied the recommendations of the i objectives of Holy Scripture, re- t-rnber trial board were' pudiated true exposition of the Holy Scripture In conformancc with Lutheran confessions, denied the historical fact of the Virgin birth of Christ, denied the physical Resurrection of Christ, and repudiated the sacramental union in the Lord's Supper, The sixth allegation contended he denied original sin. The trial board said it was unable to return a verdict on the charge because oi conflicts in the pastor's defense statement. The heresy trial was the third in the 65-year history of ihe synod. 'Hie Rev. George P. Crist. 31. of Durham, Waukesha County, was ruled Kiillty last July ou nine of 14 count £ He was ordered suspended from his pulpit and later tm'.wi. b-ck his rriimUiim papers. The Kev, John Gerberding, of Mpnoinonea Falls in Waukesha County, \vi\s found innocent on eight charges in (in August trial. An underwater mountain peak rising more than two miles from the ocean floor recently was discovered in the Pucitic Occtui. The new. sea-mount, is liiOO miles west of Acapulco, Mexico. Caught in Act DALLAS, Tex. (W— A was captured last night tut ht tried to carry his loot from a Dal In* drive-in grocery store. Th» thiet walked boldly into the store, picked up an apple and tride to make hit getaway through the front door. But clerk Russell Hopkins and Dinah Bailey, granddaughter of the Htor« owner, quickly overpowered th» crook "ii young •possum. The appl* was recovered. ea L Une \Jniu e 1 1' leni ~3to (_.o FLORSHEIM BLAG the 0A ace of shades the *£ king of style Play your ranis riVlit and you'll Iinvr al 1cn-t one p;iir of Florslifini blacks in vour Kail uardrohr. 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