The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 2, 1948 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

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-BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER MEWS FRIDAY, JVLT I, 1«4» Democrats Shun Special Session , WfcJt* HWM Political : Strategist* Diccuu, Audi Reject Proposal •r ttmtti ft. KMn VMM Staff Com^cmileni Miamiim*! July 1. (UP) — taunt dOM to the. administra- n iakd today President Truman BO intention o( culling Con- iMck for * pre-election special unlm t real emergency de- Heads Rotarians . Tfck o(fxUl mid the !<tea of « MMlon was discussed at White Howse political pow-wow but 111" I the strategists d«cidea-»!!«iri5t Jt, •ome quarters believed such a Ksskm would (jive the admlnistm- iion » chance to put the Republican* on the spot by asking them to enact such controversial programs a* the civil rights plank th« OOP platform adopted »t Philadelphia 1 last week. Among Capitol Kill Democrats, Ben. John Sparkman of Alabama Hid he would "take a devilish delight" In swing the president cul 1 Congress back to ask the Republi- j cans to enact their campaign promise*. But he did not advocate such action and mosl Influential Democratic congressmen took the Sfinie position. Sen. Joseph C. O'Mahoney, D., WTO., said [it feared a special session before the November elec'.ion "would not be legislatively productive." He said he thought Congress would derote the time to "campaigning" instead of legislating. There have been some suggestions from members ot the so-called liberal wing; of the Democratic Party that President Truman call Con- greo back to deal specifically will: th« cost-of-Hving and housing. But the top Democratic congressional strategists believe this would be a political mistake. Negro Murder Hearing Set .y For Monday '•* Preliminary hearing for Willie R. McDonald and Arthur Sales, Bly- thevllle Negroes held In connection with the slaying of another Neeio here Wednesday night, was continued until Monday In Municipal Court this morning. The two Negroes wore charged with murder following the dcatli of J. D. Clenmions, lilylheville Ne- RIO, who WHS hit or: the head an'l .stabbed near the heart in a fight over a Negro woman at Fifth and Ash Streets. Both wflie rfinsrulcti to the custody of the shciilf and held without bond. In other action, two of three men arrested following a. minor (hre^- way collision on North Highway- 61 Wednesday nlpht were freed of traffic charges, Eh'in J. Dean of East St. loiii,, III., charged with parkins; on a highway and Fred Jones. Blytheville Negro, charged with failure to give a proper traffic signal, were found not guilty. The third man. Paul Halstcad of Alvin Huffman, Jr., was installed as new president of the Iilylhevil!c Rotary Club to succeed W. F. Mc- Danipl, at their luncheon meeting at Hotel Nobic yesterday. Mr. Huffman had M-rved ft-s vice-president. Noble Gill was installed to fill that oflice. Uzzel! Kianson secretory since 192« with the exception of tuoyears . , • was re-elected. During these years RL '• stMlc . Mo - w "° was char l'" i he served one Lerm aa vice president. Other officers installed by retlr- .ng President McDanlel included Byron Morse as song leader; Bernard Gooch, pianist; and James C. Guard, R. D. Hughes, and Jac* Drake as the new board of directors. Visitors for the installation ceremonies included Fret! Becker and Dr. Prauic Scott, boih newcomers to Blvtlievilln, Joe I-,. Newsotn, Jr., of TiiiiU'n, Miss.. W. S. Kirsc'li of I'nnigo'.ild. and Hermnn Davis of Memphis. The olHcerf were elected «t the June 17 meeting. Love That Tune with driving while under the Influence of liquor, was not tried today. He is free under $45.25 bond. Delana Marvin was fined »5o and costs this morning after entering H plea of guilty to drivinjf while uu- aer the Influence of liQuor. Strategy to End Berlin Blockade Watched WASHINGTON, July 2. —(UP)— Secretary of Stale George C. Marshall satd today the State Department Is In close touch with Rcpub- Ptmn 3,0«6-Fool Chair I.lfl CONCORD, N. H.-(UP)—A 3,000- foot chair lift will be built on Mount Sunapte as part of a $375,000 development of the mountain as a recreation center. TM BtST TFST FOft WHISKEY... row some UN Mediator Asks Jews, Arabs for Peace Talks RHODES, July 2. (UP)—Count Polke Bernadottc. United Nations mediator, revealed today that he has Invited high Arab and Jewish officials to come to Rhodes for a peace conference he 'hopes may settle the Palestine problem. The Swedish mediator said he had not received answers to the invitation trom either side, but HC^!- cd "if they come, they will be leaders who are able to make decisions. 1 ' He said he did not plan roundtable conferences involving both Mrs. Mary Karber picks up thai evcrlovid' plione—the j=;irne one fhe used wlien she correctly identified a tune ns "Get Out fit the Wilderness" on a radio program. The New York housewife won $20,000 worth of prizes for those five words. 461 Oculittt An To Litt of Defendant* In U.S. Anti-Trutt Suit CHICAGO, July J. —(UP)— The government today added the names of 4«1 oculists to the list of defendants In a federal anti-trust suit filed nearly two years ago against optical goods wholesaler!! and oculists. Eighteen states were represented in the list today. Oculists In every state have been named in the government action, either In th« original suit or In additional filings. Willis L. Hotchklss, assistant to the U. 5. Attorney General asked Judge Walter J. Labuy for a supplementary order for the 461 doctors named in the petition to show caus« why they should not be named as deefndants In the suits. It was the second major addition to the list of 52 oculists named In Uie original suits filed July 23, 19*8. More than 2,703 eye doctors were named In the first addition approved last Feb. 26. The optical companies named in the suits included Bausch & I^omb the American Optical Company, RfgKS Optical Company and several others. The government charges that the companies sought to fix the price of eye glasses by giving rebates to eye doctors. Police Chief, 87, Continue on Job After 58 Years of Enforcing Law FRANKLIN. Neb. (UP)— E. W. AKIILMY, B7?ycar~o)d police chief of Franklin, claims Use honor of having served as a peace officer for a longer period than any man In the united States—58 years. He is still going strong. A snow started his liiw work In isan .a the »RC of 27 in smith County. Kan., whore lie wa? constable for 1C) years, lie followed that with 15 years as -sheriff of Smith lican foreign policy leaders of Con-1 County, six years as deputy and in gress on three-power strntcny to 1920 another two years as shcVff. break the Soviet blockade of Hevlln. Marshall told a news conference he could give no hint now of what strategy the United States Is developing with Britain and Prance. He said that will occur in due AcJded to his Kansas service more than 25 years as chief of police at Franklin. While holding this Job. A^new served more than 14 years as deputy sheriff In Franklin County under three sheriffs. The slender chief still Is vigorous . ...and Vein/tit! but sUles separately vench an agree- the TASTE! the PRICE! Arabs and Jews, work with both in attempting to ment Bertiadotlc's reference to "lenders who are able to make decisions" ! was taken ns Indicating thai he had invited highest officials of both , ^ Israel and the seven-state Arab p-V League to come here. C °Mnrahall said the State Depart-! ftml nimble, as has been discovered 1 by men more than 50 years his Junior. Still Has Temper Agnew's friends say he Is a kindly family man nnd Erandfather. He performs his somewhat unpleasant duties with courtesy wlien possible, but ]ifs fiery temper COJHCA to the fore if he Is not accorded the .snnio treatment and respect. The police chief enjoys telling of his experiences In the days of the "hoss thief" and the bank robber gangs. In his long career lie has found himself in danger bnt Read Courier New.* Want Ads. wtU tell only of the humorous inci- ment has been closely engaged in considering the Soviet actions and various developments. Then he added that the consultations are going on with the other two governments ruui that the Stale Department Is keeping tn close touch with Ohntrmnn Arthur IT. Vnmtenberg, R., Mich., of the Senate Foreign Relations Commit (tee, expected to ] ftn d Chnlrmnn Chnrics A. Eaton, U.. - — N, J.. of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. dents, Once, when prohibition was in force, Agnew was pursuing a boot- logger with a carload of liquor over the country roads south of Franklin. The chase crossed ^ ne Kansas border, and Agnew's jurisdiction ceased, but the chase didn't. Knowing the Smith County roads like a book, Agnew took a shortcut and rounded up his man some 10 or 12 miles inside Kansas. Didn't Know Where He Was Since the bootlegger raised no objection, he was brought back to I Franklin, where he pleaded guilty, j lost his automobile, his load of ! contraband, and paid a heavy fine i and costs. Ajrncw said he had "considerable" trouble keeping a straight face when the bootlegger complained bitterly: "If I had ever got into Kansas everything would have been all right." Says Agnew with a grin: "Maybe the arrest was not quite according to the books, but I didn't consider it my business to tell this man when he had been. After all, the way we twisted and turned over those country roads, I might have been mistaken myself." Read Courier News Want Acis. Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III., July '1. —(UP)— j —(USDA> — Livestock: Hogs 4,400; -salable 4,000- bar-' rows ami gilts all wiighls up to 'VO Ibs, 15-Sl higher. Market sporccl. Uneven market on heavy weights Few 3-10-3-10 Ibs 24.50-25; some 400500 Ibs 22.50-2:i .2ft; 130-150 Ibs 25-27; lOQ-lzn Ibs 22-24. Sows 21.50-23. Cattle 1.500; salable 900; cnlvcs 900, all salable. Virtually a co\v run with about 80 per rent of receipts comprised ol (tiis class. Meager \>\\\\ [)n heifers and mixed butchers yearlings iibmil sternly In clean up tnule with bulls and venl- ers unchanged. Cows barely .sleiuty, but general mnrkcit easy under buyer pressure. A few common nnri ; medium cows 13.50-US; canncrs and nutlets M.50-18: medium to good bulls 22.50-2$; cutler and common 17-20; good and choice vealers 24-27: common and medium 15-24; culls 9-u, AT THE MOX SUNDAY ONLY! Wirh His Feature Picture ~,\,^^4^7 Comino to Memphis On* Night Only—July 8tK Fair Grounds Arena ion Offic« Open—9 N. Third, Memphis Admission—$1, $1.50 and $2, plus tax (Children und«r 12 half price) Here's Uncle Sam's Newest Man O'War Incorporating lessons learned during World War II, tho light cruiser USS Worcester, just com- , pleled m Camden, N. J., is (he latest addition to the American fleet. The 17,000-ton ship, shown ir»l the Delawar* River, was named alter Ilia Massachusetts city which raised the $30,000,000 it cost.l Th« Worc«sUr, armed wilh six-inch guns, has a watertight hull. If hit below th« water line, i the hold actually damaged would be floodei western I 9 At Easel 5? In a Hart Schaffner & Msrx YOU LOOK YOUR BEST when you are at ease. Your suit should curve where you curve, move with your movements, feel free and easy at every point, of stress. It takes the skillfuL-Hart Schaffncr & Marx tailoring to produce that degree of comfort. It's tailoring that lias achieved for Hart Schaffner & Jlarx the pre-eminence aa the FIRST name in men's clothing. If you've yet to wear a Hart Schaffner & Marx suit, you have a pleasure awaiting you. Come in soon and see these two famous tropicals . . . suppl* and hardy . . . tested unmercifully to insure long wear. Choose from the largest selection in years Tropical Worsteds 50 MEAD'S WAIN 11*1 IT

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