The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 14, 1948 · Page 5
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>"RiDAY, MAT 14,1948 BLtTHBVILLI Civil Rights Fight Averted hi Senate '- Dixie Educational Compact to Be Sent Back to Committee WASHINGTON, May 14. (UP) — The Senate yesterday averted an Immediate showdown fight over civil rights by sending back to committee a Southern educational compact. The senate adopted a recommit- tal motion by Sen. Wayne Morse, R., Ore. If it had lost, Morse intended to try to tack on the bill President Truman's entire civil rights program. The vole was 38 to 37. Despite Morse's threat, a bloc of Soutlani Senators voted against recommittal. They did so in hop* that the Republican leadership would persuade Morse not to bring up the civil rights controversy at this time. The Dixie Democrats agreea ' i oppose the Morse motion at an informal meeting earlier. Senate GOP leaders already have picked an anti-lynchlng bill for the f vduwn on civil rights. They plan M'ip.g it to the Senate floor as i as the military manpower bill is out of the way. Botli SK!CS agreed that the re- committal vote killed the education compact bill, at least for this session. The measure would have given Congressional approval to a compact by 15 Southern stales to ]oln together to finance regional school for negroes. College May Suffer Mcharry Medical College for Negroes at Nashville. Tenn,, would have been the Ilrsl school to benefit under the compact. The Southern bloc said they believed Ihe Senate would have approved the bill if a "vote on Its I merits" could have been reached! without bringing in the controversy over civil rights. They were willing to accept a mild anti-segregation amendment. Bui they stood pat against stronger- ones introduced by Morse and Sen. Irving M. Ives, R., N. Y. Sen Spcssard L. Holland, D., Pla., said failure of congress to approve the compact also would "kilt" Meharry College. Morse and other opponents of the bill contended Congressional approval was not necessary on the iryind that public education is a •j!at matter. The vote cut across party lines. Although he was a sponsor of the bill. Senate Democratic Leader Al- One Pony Power Lawn Mower Champ supplier the power when Mr«. Julian Pop*, Strongsvlllc, O., mows the lawn. Mrs. Pope augment* her income by mowing neighbor*' lawn*, too. She 'charges a minimum of tl.50 for hot pony-powered grasi chopper. Anti-Truman Move Spreads To Minnesota WASHINGTON, May U. (UP) — The dump-Truman movement hu cpread to Minnesota under command of hi* old friend*, th« New Dealer*. It I* a 1 moat a aure bet now trrnt the best th« president can expect Jrorn Minnesota i* an unlnstruct«d delegation to the Democratic National Convention. Th» delegate* might be instructed to seek nomination of O«n. Dwlght D. Elsen- hower of Supreme Court Justice WllH«jii o. Douglai. The odd* an about 100-to-l against an irutruct- OOUKIEK KIWI • *d deLefitkm for Mr, Truman. An organisation called American* for Democratic Action baggad Minnesota* Democratic-Farmer Labor Pmrtr U»l month In f«l r flarht with the Communist-sparked People's Democratic Party which advocates Henry A. Wallace for president, Th« Democratic Party u represented bf the »dmlnlttr»tlon scarcely hm a look-in there. American* for Democratic Action U what 1* left of tht Roosevelt New Desl. Leon Henderson, New Deal economist, Li head man. MM. Eleanor Roosevelt la' an elder italcawomtn. Franklin D. ROOM- relt, Jr., Paul Porter and Morrla Ernest are among the leaders of the movement. CihlMl*4 TenyU Tiw Oolden Pavilion of Jthol, fineat Lamt temple in China, and for a loot Unit uunmtr ban* of tin Uanchu «np*rora, wu (hipped to ChtcMo tiid reconstruct** for tru World'* F»lr In 19*4, Nonet K-Xtce * nereby given that the undersigned will within the tlm« fixed by law apply |« the CommU- ilotier of Revenue* of the State ot Arkansas for a permit to aell beer at retail at Hlghwuy It R.r.D. J, Blythevtlle, Mississippi County. The undersigned states that he 1* a cltlien of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he hu never been convicted of a felony or other crime Involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked witri- Iti five years last past; and that Ihe undersigned ha» never been convicted of violating the laws of this state, or any other state, relating to the sale of alcoholic 11- • «. B. OHITWOOD •ubecrtbed and sworn to before u this 11 day of May, 194a. Byron Mone, j You An CwrfMfy I Invited to Ynlt I The i Accessory Shop | Feminine Apparel ; Mabel Hf»Kmn Jemfe grit* j Hotel Noble BMf. ! Blytheville, Ark. Homeless Family of Six Takes Hotel Room and Plans to Send Bill to City , Chairman Alexander Wiley, R.,' VVis., of the Senate Judiciary Com-I mittee. voted against recommittal ] He urged the Senate to approve the' bill. Pepper Sees No Need to Apologize For Peace Talks ATLANTIC CITY, N. J.. May 14 (UP)—Sen. Claude E. Pepper, D Pin. snid yesterday he saw no rea- ' son to be "apologetic before the disclosure that our nation has been making friendly overtures to any other nations in the hope of avoiding war." Pepper made the indirect reference to the recent exchange ot notes betwen Russia and th U. s. Jn a speech before the CIO Amalgamated Clothing Workers Kr.lon. He said he favored every defense measure, including selective service, but added "I don't want to see foisted on the American people the European system of compulsory military training." tmln a later interview. Pepper dis- «tisscd the controversial Army segregation issue and stated "it should be left up to the Army Itself," that Congress had no right to inject Itself Into the quest-ion. Earlier, the union »-ent on record as opposing Universal Military Training and conscription. *<•>••£»•»*.; \ ^ y- DAYTON, O., May 13. (UP)_A homeless family—the parents and four children—today rested In a »12-a-d«y hotel room here and announced they would bill the city for half of the room rent. Charles Bremer, 32, a |50-a-week laborer, said he and his family h»d trod the streets of the city all day yesterday In a fruitless search lor shelter after eviction from their rented home and finally In desperation checked into the downtown hotel. John Horton, manager of tlie hotel, said he was unworried about the Bremer's bill, since the family will have to move out in five days —the limit, in Dayton hotels for transients. Bremer, a grinder In a manufacturing plant, said he had sou\\t aid from the YWCA, Salvation Army, Red cross, the city Welfare Department and the Metropolitan Housing Authority, but none was able to offer his family a home. Mrs. Bremer said the whole family went house hunting In the rain and the children were getting colds. "We found a couple of houses where we might have lived," she satd, "but they are being torn down for parking lots. At other places, they told UK they didn't want children." City Relief Director Walter Costello said the Brewers have made ' no formal application for aid, and that his otflce would take "no ac- lion until such a request was made, j Meanwhile, City Welfare Director E. V. Stoeckleln said the city is without legal authority to pay f^r any part of the Bremer'j hrjtel O'Connor Wint Contested flection to Senate Seat WASHINGTON, May 14. —(UP] —The Senate Rules Committee yesterday unanimously declared Sen. Herbert R. O'Conor, Democrat, to b« a duly elected Senator from Maryland. It voted to recommend that the Senate so declare and by this action settle a long contest brought by O'Conor's 1946 Republican opponent, D. John MarXey. A subcommittee report placed O'Conor's margin of victory at 1,624 votes. 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