The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 14, 1948 · Page 14
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FACT TWTLT1 Civil Rights Suits Flow Increases Justta Department May Ask More Funds T» HandU Complaints . Jaron F: )>anor*n Unlt«l rrwa SUJf Cwr«4>»ndeiit WASHINGTON, May 14. (UP) — The administration a considering asking Congress for more mono; to enable the Justice Depnrtnidii to handle and unprecedented 1 of civil rights complaints, it was disclosed today. Officials said charges of violations of civil rights laws are coming ii /asfer than at any time since :he department's Civil Rights Section was set up Jn.1939. The laws make it a federal offense to conspire to deprive anyone of hi» constitutional rights. The luncis under study would be added to the section's budget foi tlie fisca; year starling July 1. H received about $60,000 tor tin Current fiscal year. The deportment, iie»- appropriation is still pending in Congress but it is expected to give the civil rights section about '-he same as for I his year. Slronj Opposition Seen A request for more funds may meet strong opposition in Congress from Southern Democrats who already are up in arms over President Truman's civil rijjnlx program. A Part of the president's Program called for raising the Civil Rights Section to the slatus of n regular Justice Department divisior under o separate assistant attorney general. 'It is now only a unit of criminal division. The Civil Rights Section wus founded n 193D by then Attorney . General Frank Murphy, it is non- headed by A. Abbot Rosen of "Nev York. Officials said eight lawyers now make up the section's entire legal staff. New cases are piling up faster than they can be .disposed of, they said. Extra funds, these sources snld, would be used to bolster the technical staff to take care of the backlog of work Bananos May Save His Life (ARi.r COURTS* Minn Reciprocal Trade Act Extended by House Committee WASHINGTON, Mny H. (UP) — The House Wny.s mid Menus Committee lodny approved a modified one-year extension of the icclprocnl trade program. Tile '15 to 9 vole wns on party Hues, with Republicans voting tor the proposal and Democrats voting ngalnst it. The Reciprocal Trade Act. under which the United States negotiates Uncle sgreccmnts with other countries, will expire June 12 unless extended by Congress. The.presidential authority to negotiate ne«- triuie agreements was sharply curtailed under the legislation approved by the committee. The administration has asked for a three-year extension of the present law without modification Bui the Republican's voted to give the tariff commission new powers in negotiating trade agreeim-uUs. They also .voted to give Congress a checkrein over agreements negotiated without an affirmative recommendation from the Commission. Read Courier News Want Ads. 'Dixiecrats" Man for -. tb * ^mocratio Ucket. The "Dixie era Is"—anti- Truroon soulliern DemocraJs— plan V) hold a full-scale C on- venl.on in Hirmingham, Ala., '«ly 17. ,f the regular Demo- fialK convention adopts a criaJ "Shts platform pl«nk. 1st Methodist Building Fund Near$JOO f OOO Pj'0iji'e« In the First Methodist Glmrcli's campaign for funds to launch a building program was re- porled at a meeting of the Board of Steward.? and linance commutes workers ir. the church last, night. Chairman Harvey MorrLs presided over the business meeting and Oils Ebcrdt, Jr., chairman of the bulldmx fluid committee, receireci Die reports f, on , i eam workers More than fa,500 in cash and plcclgw. to be paid this year, was reported last nlglit bringing lo nearly $100,003 the money and wa-- savins.! bcnd-s available for use when construction is started. Church leaders expect to be able to a.ik for bids on a HCW auditorium FRIDAY, MAY 14, 194* PAGEANT Vrim Faje 1. pageant. Mrs. Hammock will accompany the Blylhevllle winner to the state contest which will be held In Newport June 30 and July I, where it will be siwnsored by the East Arkansas Young Men's Business Club. Business firms which wish to sponsor contests arc to contact Patton, chairman or Charles Moore, Mrs. Hammock said. Colle SloJtn and his orchestra will furnish music for the pageant and will play at the "Miss Blj-theville" dance which will follow Ihe contest. The dance will be held in the Armory. within a short time. The Rev. Allen D. Stewart, commended the ceam worker* for the progress wmcn has been made in the finance campaign. Missing In 3 Separate Plane Crashes Ky thilleil Press The daughter of Joseph p. KWI- :ieily, former ambassador to Drltnin, today was among nt least 33 persons known to linve been killed In three widely separated plane crashes. Thirty-six oilier persons are missing. Kennedy's daughter. Knlhleen I.aciy Hnrllngton, 28. and Lord Flu- wllllnm. 38. one of Britain's richest peers, died in Ihe crash of tlu-lr charlem! plane In the inonnlnins of Southern France. United tSatcs Army authorities n Frnnklnrt. Oci-iunny, nmiounced (lint an American B-29 Supertor- rc.s.s crn.shed iii Saudi Arabia on a (ruining flight, killing nine. Four wore missing. There was one sun'l- >r. The Belgian Airline Snbenn reported in Brussels that one of Us planes canylng 25 pH.sesilgers aiul a :re.w of .seven iviis mta-suiK on a flight from the Belgian Congo of "nUi'iil Africa. Ill Saudi Arnlila, the big American Air Force plane was reporter! lo have crashed nt n point. 1211 milra Northwest of the American oil ci-n- (cr of Dahrau. II wns one of a group of Superfortresses that left Germany on a "navigation!!] (railing operation" three- duy s ago. Subcna later snld the wreckage of Its plane was sighted near the Ombangi about 15 miles Slm tli of Mbcngo. It snid It hud no iufornvi- .1011 on the fate of (Lose abroad md rescue crews were on llicir way o_ Ihe scelie from I.eopohiville. The company said the plane was a four-eiiKtncd airliner that left - poldvllle Thursday at 8-05 '5 a.m. GST) for Brussels. ! Independent Softball Tea To Play Ail-Star Outfit \ The Godwin Sporting Goods In-j dependent soltbal] team will play! r ., . . _ _ . rather Of L. E. Old, Jr Carolina tonlglil at X o'clock. Krwin Jones will pitch for Ihc Godwin team 1 Ted Fisher for -the all-star i I.. E. Old Jr., BlylhcvIHe insur- anue man, today was in Elizabeth , City, N. c., where lie was called bv i the death of his father, L. E. OKI £)r., w.-io died in Ins home there Tuesday night following a long illness. Fimeinl services were here in Elizabeth City yesterday. The .-.eiilor Mr. Old, who'had visited his sou here, was 74 and prim- to his illness hnd been connected with the Southern Loan Insurance Company in Eli/nbelh City. He is survived by his son, and a brother W. T. Old. Norfolk, Va. fiend Courier News Want Ads. A Sure Masterpie Seagram's ^ 4& "•°""::^::::; SEAGRAM'S ? CROWN. BMENOED WHISKEY. 86.8 P,ool. 65% Gram '"""" Spints. Seatram-DislilltK Corporation. N. Y ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCK| YARDS, 111.. May 14. (UP) —(USDA) , —Livestock; Hogs B.UOO; salable 9.5CO. compared with 9,000 yesterday. Pnirly nc- livc, steady to 25c higher than t'hursdnys average; spols up more <m weiglu-y over 250 Ibs. Bulk gvicl and cnoicc 170-240 Ibs 20.7S-2] 50- top SI 50; 24D-270 Ibs 1925-21- 270300 Ibs 17.25-19.50; 300-350 Ibs 11- ,,1B; 130-150 Ibs 1S.25-20.50; 100-120 jibs 1S.25-17,51); sows 450 Ibs rio.vi, I 15.SO.-I6.25; over 450 Ibs 14 50-15 50' •SlaKS 11-13. Cattle 1,200; salable 700; cnlf le- ccipls 900. all.salable. Generally strady in olemi mi trade. Bulk of siiliply comprised of cows. Odd bead iirul suinll loU of go«i nnd choice llfht wcifht sleers and heifers, 3032.75; .xixxl cons 24-25; common rmd medium beef cows 20-23; dinners und cutters 15-20. Two V/a/Ve Hearings On Forgery Charges Two men waived preliminary Hearings In MUI:!C!JMI Court tills morning on charges of foreerv and uttering and were held to 'await Circuit Court action The men were Charles W. Smith of Winona, Miss., who is. accused of forcing checks totaling more than JCO against the account of C. D. Oeans of Blythevilie, and James Allen Harris of Mississippi, who Is charged with willing a $27( check on a MoneHe bank Harris is alleged to have written the check and deposited it In a lo- RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday and Saturday 'Kid Courageous" with Hob Steele Cartoon and Sixth Chapter "Adventures of flex and Rinty" Saturday Oivl Show al 11:00 p.m. "CALL IT MURDER" wiili Hiimpbrcy Iloyart Also Curtoon Sunday ;ind Monday Tuesday Firemen Answer Call But Forget Addresi COLUMBUS, Oa-, May 14. (UP) —The alarm clanged and the hook ana ladder crew swarmed »bo«rd their trucfc and roared out ot th» fire-house. Blocks 'down th« street they sud. denly screeched to a halt and teles- phoned the station., • » "Where's the lire?" tu*r Mfc^ They found out and got three fa time to put out a burning oha^. ca| bank, «nd then issued checki against the new account Bond for Smith was set »t |7M and for Harrl*. 41.000. Friday & Saturday "West of Carson City" u-ith Joluin.t Mark Brown Fuzzy Knitht Serial. "The Royal Mounted Rides Aitain" Also Short* ' Warner News and Short SATURDAY MIDNIGHT SHOW Starts 10:45 p.m. "The Chinese Ring" Charley Chan Manlan Moreiand Also Shorts Sunday and Monday "I wonder Who's Kissing Her Now" (In Technicolor) June Haver, Mark Steven* Martha S(«wart Warner Xeu-ji Also Short* TheCHIROPRACTOR-and^ »K»r« people at-e lakinu; Cliiri)|>rii c [ic lh»n eveT h«- for«. JM you suffer wifh Neuritis, Rhetimalism, or digestive disturbniu'es? Chiropractic removes th« v«us« nf then* tiindilinns. Dr. Torsten Lindquisf Chiropractor GUARD BLDQ. PHONE 3170 BLYTHEVILLE,ARK. These soft pastel shade ARROW ENSEMBLES are perfect with summer suits Lightweight, Sanforized.broadcloth in cool tones of blue, green and cream with the ext'ra sparkle of snow white corded stripes. In soft widespread or non-wilt regular collar styles. The nppleweave tie and harmonizing 'kerchief *> complete this good-taste . f. combination. / t 5HIRT $4.25 Til $1.50 'KERCHIEF 654 -"vl •-;%!*,'/ •i^h',^ / /f MEAD'S MAIN STREET .

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