The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 11, 1948 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 11, 1948
Page 11
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FRIDAY, JUNE n. RMTHKVH.I.K (ARK.) C'OfKIKR NKWR Hillf ' ^ tQrnp Conors 'Progress ot Women' Of Compromise Dixiecrors Made No Plans to Modify Civil Rights Fight Stand LITTLE ROCK, Art:., June ll. 'UP)— Gov. Ben LJiu-y denied a rf" port yesterday that rebellion 5 Southern Demouai.s had accep'i 1 ' a compromise in their (i;;hl agaiiv 1 - ihe nomination ol President Trilman and his civil rlghu program. Instead, he said, the Democratic raity ean gel the Dixiecrats bat* inia the lold only by dilchinS k president Truman and" by abandoning hi.* civil rights legislation. "What w.; want," Laney declare^ "is a .strong slates' rislui plank i" tlie Demoeiaiic iilatlorm, repudiation of the civil rights proposal 1 n"ti a taiiiliiiaie who will be openly against full rights and openly W sti.'es' rights." He said if the parly leadership I s willing to give In to thai, "yu 11 can t-all it a compromise if yO Ll want lo." Lanty was commenting upon r^' ports which he .said originated i» "£outhea-?te! n newspapers" that a compromise plan was worked oil' by the Stales' Ri«hts Campai'i' 1 Committee i n Jackson., en))' this week. Denies Reports "There is not a word of truth i 11 It." he declared. Laney denied (hat Sen. Howard McGraili, Democratic nation,' 1 chairman, had communicated will' jinn or any of his group. The Arkansas governor and pef" maneiii Dixiecrat chairman rein.*" eel lo say i[ uie Southern Demi>- crals would walk out ol the convert" tion i! Mr. Truman is nominated. f Meanwhile, dissatisfied Dem<>" • crats in other sections of tlie coiui~ iry are being invited to join tl> 3 Southern revolt against Preside!' 1 Truim.n and his civil rights pr<j- posals. Laney said Ihe first invitatio 11 went to Nebiaska Democrat! 0 Chairman A'illiam Ritchie. Ritchlf' who announced his opixisition t° Mr. Truman following tlie president's visit to Omaha last weeX. was asked to attend a Dixiccm*' causu. 1 ! al Philadelphia on July ll, one day before the Democratic N9- lional Convention there. (In Omaha. Ritchie was quote' 1 •s saying he would attend.) Similar invitations will be Issue' 1 "as time goes on," Gov. Laney saiii- In his telegram to Ritchie. "Lane/ *aid "we invite you to join tr>e Southern states in their efforts & bring about the nomination of i 1 inle states right Democrat and would like for you to sit in our pr t 'convention caucus July 11." The caucus was arranged at • slates rights committee meeting jl' Jackson, Miss., on Tuesday. Republicans Stall Debate on Housing Bill 1 • ,. . , Inols and Hurdle Si'oll of Pnuuy-' Hy volli'B tlowti tin- Demomitic'ivunln hnve publicly suniwrlnl l|, e molion. mndeby Hep. llrent Spen.v.iHemile's T-F-W bill I).. K> Ihe roiiimitlee hi .MI.-i-l | u ut on (lle mKM vol) , p ,^0(1 iiHieul to ronsld,.,- hiKlt-iul llit>,wn.s ropi>Hed to have volfd agnln-' housltiK bill sponsored by CommUt-j *t the T-K-W subslltiilc Hull HH,I ' .V Chixlrman JCSM- |>. Wulcotl, H,,! Hlrnllou voted wllh Ihf "'»- • ' Mii'll. ' PAGE NIN»" IOO YEARS OF PROGRESS 1848 OF WOMEN 1948 \ Commemorating the centennial of Ihe first Woman's Higlils Convention, this new slump will so on s:ile July 19 at'Sc'rieca Falls, N. Y., scene of Ihe 18-18 convention. The three-cent purple stump, honoring tlie "Progress of Women." pictures early feminists Kliu- beth Stnnton, Carrie Chapin;in Call lllul l.ucielia Mott. Air Secretary Reveals Many Supersonic Rocket Plane Flights WASHINGTON, .June 11. (UP) — The Air Force's S-i locket plane- has flown "much (aster than tin speed of sound ninny times," A:r Sccreinry W. Stnarl Symington announced j'e.sLertlay. The original supersonic (light made last October at, tlie Muroe <Cal.) Air Force Snbscquenl. U'.st flignts all have ucen made there. The S))L'eil of sound is nbonl 760 mi'es an hour at sea level. Symington made the announcement at a press conference. Air cx- uirrts called the supersonic (lipiit, the gicatcst aclilevcmi'iit In fiu;ii', history sinrt l!is Kitty Hawk, N.C.. IJight of the Wright brothers. Caul. Cnarle.5 E. Yeajjcr, 23-year- old Ah 1 Foi'ee ace, became the first human in history to My taster than sound. Undoubtedly the plane was flying at a high altitude. The s[>ecci of sound decreases with increased height. For example Ihe speed of .sound at 40.0CO tect is 060 miles per hour. Syminaton said he could not reveal more about the [light because or national security. He said any details might give other nations the benelit of Air Force research. While Symington did not claim any altitude or speed records, llie rocket plane obviously shattered unofficially all existing world speed records. "The information that the XS-1 has flown faster than the speed ot sound many times is all the Air FYnre can release with regard to the performance." Symington said. The XS-I is a small, straight- winged plane with a neccilc IKXSC and a stubby, fat body, ll is powered by a four-cylinder rocket motor. It is i research plane, not a warplane. The Air Force Inns confirmed an • Aviatioti Weofe nia^i'znie statement, '.hat ine fihjhis were made over (he- Air Force desert IhKht lest center . at Muroc. Cnl. It said the Ilignw ; had b.'en made since October. > WASHINGTON. Jone 11. (DPI — Air Se.Tctury W. Smart Symington j yesterday announced plans to pin! ehase 2.201 new high-speed Jet | Ji|!hter.s, last Iximbers and other Tin- ncmorrallc inolion u> set Ihe T-K-W bill bi'foi'i- tin- comint- lU'e wns rejected by u 1-1 in 12 ^ 1 o1e. One Democrat, lU'p. John 11. Folder of North Carohnu, voteil types with Ihe »4,:H5.185,OtX) npprov- cd by Uefejise Secretury James For- restnl. ' He .said the mofiey \vill pei'mil Ihe Air FMrce lo award conluict.s . lor 2<J boir.bers. 1.405 (lKhtrr.s mid r>s:i\>ri, trainers and rescue Liircriilt. Most o( the planes will be deliver- ; e<l in l!>50, All by 1SI5I. j V.'oli'otl\ bill cUuv-i not i-onlnin Ihe conlrovi'islnl I.'nlures of Ihi'i T-K-W- bill nillliiB (or a public' housing; and il\uii .•leiminfu pro- tti am. Democrats h.ul liKurcd llu-y hud i a 5U-50 chuiK'e to siibslitme the! T-K-W bill for the Wolcolt bill (or committee rniiitlrti-mllun. Three C1OI' nifiiiliris of tin- cniii- mltlee--lU'ps. Merlin Hull of Wisconsin, William O. stnilton »( 111- noAi'nrif Uii^ict ui,. k \ oii>,h'ln I'l.'.tn, i lul , h r)» Kllll j,,., , ^, NOW! at FOUNTAINS Kvcrywlii't'o! YOUR PONTIAC DEALER Sales-Service-Parts Goodwill Used Cars Paraplegic Vet Drives Car Into Ditch on Purpose MEMPHIS. Tenn.. !1 .upl --Sheriff Oliver Perry said yestci" oay that the crash of an automobile killing paraplegic Marquis Smith of Monahans, Tex. and his ' wife was "a deliberate act " H« : listed the deaths as homicide and .suicide. Smith, at the controls of liis ca r Kltercd lor paraplegic-s, crushed into an embankment. His wife H9- *cl of Odessa, Tex., wns killed in- eiitntlf. Smith succumbed two houi'S I later Wednesday midnight. Perry said that his inrcstlgatic-J) i tiisclosed that Smith undoubted!)' ' drove the car purposely into the I embankment. j Perry said that Mrs. Smith had. filed suit for divorce, and thiit' ^Jessie Walls, a Negro traveling only a short distance behind tl>e Smith car said Smith apparently made no effort to avoid the collision. Deputies Sidney Hall and Anbre)' Smith, who investigated, found n o indication that the driver attempted to apply his brakes before hitting the embankment. Committee to Investigate Death of Correspondent WASHINGTON. June 11. iUP>-- A fund-raising committee headed by Eugene Meyer, chairman of thf Washington Post, has been a;x pointed to help finance a neiy.s- mcn's investigation into the recent North Little Rock Woman Dies in Pennsylvania ilARRISBURO. Pa., June 11 "UP)—Mrs. Hattic Belding, 76. of North Little Rock, Ark., died of a heart ailment 011 a Pennsylvania Railroad train .shortly before it. ,u'- rivcd in Harrisburg early yesterday. Miss Linnie Hall, a nurse who was accompanying the woman, .saiil Mrs. Belding was cnroute to Baltimore, Md.. to visit a son. Miller G. Belding. Mrs. Belding is survived by her husband, George. murder in Greece of American Correspondent George Polk, The appointment was announced by Walter Lippniann, chairman ol the Overseas Writers Committee which is conducting the inquiry. Polk, a correspondent for the Columbia Broadcasting -System, was killed tinder mysterious circuin- j stances just before lie was to have : left 'on a tour of guerrilla-held position* in Gret'ce. SMITH PONTIAC CO. |26 SOI 1H LILLY + PHONE BtYTHEV'ILLE ARKANSAS FOWISTON SCHOOL OF MUSIC Offers SPECIAL SUMMER CLASSES In PIANO - ORGAN - VOICE Mrs. Dnllnn C. Fmvlsfon. 15.A. and M.R.M. Dalton C. fr'owlslon, M.S.M. Certificate A Special Price for the ]2-\Vt-ek Term Is Offered For Information Call m.YTHEVILf.K 2019 " f id Is another tli;il Schcnlcy makrs pprfecl siiiuuicr drink?. Tliiil's uliy it's alwas worth . asking for this mellow, (Icfiniloly Htirr wlii>kov. NOW! at FOUNTAINS Gatewood Grocery State Line Phone 975 GAS GAS Reg., Gal. Ethyl, Gal. 20k 22k Whiskies Segram "7" Calvert Bonds Cagarets . . . 1-2 Pt. . 1.35 1.35 2.25 Pt. 5th 2.65 4.15 2.65 4.15 4.35 6.90 On.—1.55 STEEL BUILDINGS ADAPTABLE To Many Industrial, Commercial and Farm Uses TRUSS-CLEAR ... 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Of course, close prices, best material. H-flLT€RS QUALITY SHOE SHO1 tZI W. M ft I N ST. I-ocal & LOUR Distance Hiuilinj( Moving a Specialty Anytime — Anywhere Any ['lace Buck Mehorg 401 E. Main St. • I'honcs: Day 018 Night 2386 Sulphur Bath Oil Massage PHONE 2539 E. C. Davis Masseur v , Mlr<>> ( e<l ^'ednesd.y .ft^ | r« V^f'V WhfTC' I *••-»--••••«. M • • ^ M * H ^ oon ~"' I THE TOT SHOP I ^•v vr * . j I-'OK AM, HAHY NEEDS' 110 S. Second Phone 2308! STUDEB AKE RS T T u D E B A 1!M7 <;M<; I Ton Slitlif 1!MH Ktivd 1 y, Ton sinkf ISMS Stiuklmkcr y, Ton I'irkup I!MJ Chevrolet 2 Door And Many Morv. Complete Service Dep't Paint & Body Parti & Accessories U D E B A K E R STUDEBAKERS K Chamblin Sales Co. "Your friendly Stiiilcliiilici- Dealer" H. l{. * 1'lumc 21115 SPECIAL Beer Per Case Kril Top Air J^. (•rirx«<ll«ck $:1 I'Hhst Illiu. HltiSun j:| HuifnTlArr J.'l. Rusietl Marr Liquor Store I I! So. Zml .St. Phone 807 j Good for Life ! All-Aluminum jWindowScreem | Builders • Supply Inc. ' Phone M5 ! S. HijcrnvHy fil • . -------------- .'.. ..._.„! ! /** K6*l Still & Young Motor Co. Lincoln-Mercury Dealer Phone S479 BlylhtTille Ark. 112 W»Jnul ML' BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 Attention!! Cotton Graham Service Station Ark-Mo State Line Is Now Open for Business Cities Service Products Gasoline — Oil — Greases We Invite You to Trade with Us Garrett L. Abbott & H. E. (Cotton) Graham Jr. Our Cars Are Tops EAST END AUTO SALES For That Car SO.'l K. Main Phone -11 fl] YOf/li 0#£ Of OOA. "Neuritis Has Kept Me i !n Torturing Pain" | 'Hie letter says . "Seems like the pain Just wonV let RO." For more Ilian SO years doctors have pre-'J scribed mis natural mineral water (hat [ends t« neutralize pain-causing acids. Phone or write for free lx>oklet. CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SMOP Main and DlTlslfln Blytheville, Ark.

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