The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 2, 1948 · Page 16
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m .Bl.YTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER HEWS FRIDAY, JULY *, »tt Democrats Shun Special Session < Wfcire HMIM Political j Strategist* Discuci, And Reject Proposal 9f l«ii*«r g. KMa tMMt fm* Staff Comcpawlmt W*«i»»OrPOK, July 1. (UP) — i mount ek>M to the administration (kid today President Truman bM no Intention of calling Con- pM> back for * pre-election special yaaion unlen a real emergency de- ••lopt. , ThU official uid the Idea of •peeiAl Mftskm was discussed W«in«day - s white House political pow-wow but that the strategists decide* against it. OOBM quarters believed such lesskm !«J\ild <{ive the administration « chance to put the Repnbli cam on the spot by asking them to enact such controversial pro trams u the civil rights plank h th« OOP platform adopted at Phil adelphl*- last week. Among: Capitol Hill Democrats Sen, John Sparlcman of Alabani old he would "take a devilish de light" In seeing the president ca 1I1; n • conjress back to aslc the Rcrmbli- | dcnt Heads Rotarians Alvin Hntfman, Jr., was installed as new president of the TMythcviUe. Rotary Club to succeed W. F. Mo- Daniel, at iticir luncheon meeting at Hotel Noble yesterday. Mr. Huffman had served as vice-president, Noble Gill wax installed to fill that office. U/^ell Hiatison secretary since 1926 with the exception of twoyeaif, was re-elected, miring lliese years served one term as vice presi- to enact their campaign promises. But hi did not advocate such action and most Influential Democratic congressmen took the same position. Sen. Joseph C. O'Mahoney, D. r Wyo., laid he feared a special ses- «ion before the November elec'.iou ••would not be legislatively protluc- i tive." He said he thought Congress would devote the time to "campaigning" instead of legislating. There have been some suggestions Irom members of the so-called Hber»l wing of the Democratic Party that President Truman call Congre«* back to deal specifically with th« cost-of-living and housing. But the top Democratic congressional strategists believe this would be a political mistake. Oilier officers Installed by retiring President McDimicl Included Byron Morse as song leader; Bernard Gooch, pianist; and James C. Guard, R. I). Hughe.s, and Jacit Droke as the new board of direc- i tors. Visitors for the Installation ceremonies included Fred Hecller and Dr. Frank Scott, Ixitli newcomers <o Blylheville, Joe I, Ncwsnnl. Jr., of Tunica, Mi-s., W. S. Kir.sc'h of i. and Hertnan Davis of Memphis. The oineev;; were elected Hi th« June 17 mcelintj. Negro Murder Hearing Set ^ For Monday Preliminary hearing tor Willie B. McDonald and Arthur Sales, Blytheville NeRroes hold In connection will] the. slaying of another Negro here Wednesday night, was continued until Monday In Municipal Court this morning. The two Negroes were charged with murder following the death of J. D. Clemmons, Hlylheville Nc- Bio, who was hit on the lu-ail an'l slabbed near the heart in a fight over a Negro woman at Fifth and Asii Streets, Both were reminded lo '.he custody ol the shcrirf and held without bond. In other action, two uf three me ft arrested following it minor thrc' 1 way collision on North Highway 61 Wednesday night were freed of traffic charges. ElviJi J. Dean of En.sl at. I/onU, Til., charged with parking on a highway and Fred Jones. Blyllicville Negro, charged with failure to give a proper traffic .signal, were found not guilty. •Hie third mnn, Paul HalMead of nt. 1, Steele, Mo., who was charged with driving while under Ihe Inlhi- cncc ol liquor, was rtol tried today. He, Is free under $45.25 bond. Dclana Marvin was lined »5o n'-nl costs this morning afler entering a plea, ol guilty to driving while un- dov the Influence of liquor. Love That Tune Plan 3,«M-Foot Chair I.ifl CONCORD, N. H. <UP)— A 3.000- loot chair lift wilt be built on Mount Sunapee as part of a $375,000 development of the mountain as a recreation c«r»t*r. Strategy to End Berlin Blockade Watched f»li\s. M;ny Farber picks up that cvo.i'loviti' phoixe—the Kuine uue fciie U5cil when she correctly identified « lune ns "(Jet Oul tjf the Wilderness" on a radio pro- Kinm. The New York house\vif» won ?20,OUO worth of prizes for those five words. 46 J Ocu/if ti Ar« To Litt of Defendant* /n U.S. Anti-Trust Suit CHICAGO, July I. —(UP)— The government today added the names of 461 oculists to the list of defendants In B federal anil-trust suit filed jienrly two years ago against fpllcal Kooils wholesalers and oculists. Eighteen states were represented in Ihe list today. OcullsU In every state have been named In the government action, either In the original suit or In additional filings. Willis ti. Hotchkiss, assistant to the U. S. Attorney General asked Judge Walter J. Labiiy for a supplementary order for the 461 doctors named in the petition lo show cause why they should not foe named as dccfndants in the suits. It was the second major addition to Hie list of 52 oculists named In the original suits filed July 23, 194S. More than 2,103 eye doctors were named In the first addition approved last Feb. 26. The optical companies named In the suits included Bansch & I-omb the American Optical Company, Higes Optical Company and several others. The Koveriinient charges that the companies sought to fix the price of eye glasses by giving rebates to eye doctors. Here's Uncle Sam's Newest Man O'War Police Chief, 87, Continue on Job After 58 Years of Enforcing Law WASHINGTON, July 2. — -fOPI — Secretary of Slate George C. Marshall said today the Stiiie. Department Is in close touch wHh Rcpub- TWt KST TrST FOR WHISKEY ... * ro the TASTE! the PRICE! FRANKLIN. Nel). (UP)— E. W. Aenew, 87?ycnr-uld notice chief of Fnmklin, claims the honor of having served as a peace officer for a longer period than nny man in the united States—58 years. He Is still going strong. UN Mediator Asks Jews, Arabs ior Peace Talks nifODKS, July 2. (UP)—Count Folkc Bcnmdolte, United Nations mediator, revealed today that he has invited high Arab nnd Jewish officials to come to Rhodes for a peace conference he 'hopes may settle (lie Palestine problem. The Swedish mediator said he had not received answers to the invitation from either side, but ac(d- ed "if they come, they will he lei s who nrc nble to mnke decisions." He said he did not pbn roundtable conferences involving both Arabs and Jews, but expected to! work with both slrles separately ; \i\ attempting to reach an agree- I mcnt. Bernadotte'.-i reference to "leaders who arc Able to rnuV.c decisions" was taken ns Indicating that he had invited highest, oftlclnls of Iwlli Israel and the seven-slate Arab bcague to come here- 188K nt County. K:tn., where he was constable 10]' lu years. He followed that with 15 years, as sheriff of smith Itcan foreign policy leaders of Con-! County, six years as deputy and in Kress on three-power strategy to 1020 another two years as shcV'f. break Hie Soviet blockade of Berlin. Marshall told a news conference lie could give no hint now of what strategy the United 81 ales Is developing with Britain and France. He said that will occur in due course. Added to more than 35 Kansas service vears us chief Marshall said the State Depart-1 « nd nimble, a.s has been discovered mcnt has been closely ciigaeecl in' V y , mcn m0rc tha " 5 ° ycars hi5 considering the Soviet actions and various developments. Then he added that the consultations arc going on with Ihe other two governments nnd that Ihe Slate Department Is keeping in close touch with Chairman Arthur II. Vandenbcrg, R., Mich., of the Senate Foreign Relations Commlttlee, and Chairninn Charles A. Eaton, H., N. J., of Ihe House Foreign Affairs | Committee. Retttt Courier News Wn.i\t Ads. dents. Once, w'hcn prohibition was In force, Agile 1 ?/ was pursuing a bootlegger with a carload of liquor over the country roads south of Franklin. The chase crossed the Kansas his law work in Ijordcr, and Agnew's Jurisdiction KRC of 27 in Smith ' ceased, but the chase didn't. Know- nil! (1 >e Smith county roads like book, Agnew took a shortcut and rounded up. his man some 10 or 12 miles inside Kansas. Didn't Know Where lie Was Since the bootlegger raised no objection, he was broiight back to Franklin, where he pleaded guilty lost his automobile, his load of contraband, and paid a heavy tine and costs. A'.>ncw said he had "considerable" trouble keeping a straight fnce when the bootlegger complained bitterly: "If I had ever got into Kansas everything would have been | all right." ' Says Agncw with a grin: "Maybe Ihe arrest was not qulle according lo 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 counLry roads, I might have -, been mistaken myself." police at Franklin. While holding this Job. Agnew served more than H years as deputy sheriff in Frank- ' lln County under three sheriffs. The slender chief still Is vigorous jiinior. Still Has Temper Agncw's (rlcnds say he Is R kindly family man and grandfather. Me performs his somewhat unpleasant duties with courtesy when pos- .slblc. but his fiery temper cojnes to the fore if he Is not accorded the xnme treatment and rc.specl. The \>olico chief enjoys telling of his experiences In the days of the "boss thief" nnd the bank robber KHDSS. 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