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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

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BLYTHKVILUE (ARK.) OOUK1KH WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 194! Filibuster Rule Decision Urged Prompt Action Asked By Lawmaker on Senate Rule Change WASHINGTON, March 2-Wi Sen.- •tor Elbert Thomas <D-Utah) said today President Truman hopes Hie Senate will decide promptly Its fight over an anti-filibuster rule. Thomas, chairman of the Senate Labor Committee, talked to reporters after a call at the White House He said most of the conversation dealt with the current Southern filibuster against chaglnu the Sen- Hie rules to choke off debate. The President two days ago cnll- •d for & showdown battle on the Issue. Thomas said he is anxious to gv a quick decision and the Presl<lcir •greed with him. The Senator add«d: "I told the President that an; country that cr.ii send Us peopl to war on a bare majority vot ought to be ashamed of itself whei It takes a ne?.rly unanimous vot to change a rule of procedure i the Senate. "The President said I was right. PLANE SENATE Continued from P*ge 1 Plan to Repudiate Tidelands Ruling Beaten in House Continued Fvom Page 1. the Senate's 21 to 9 vote. Sen. Berl Smith of Joncsboro objected on ground thnt a Ihree- fourtlis majority was required. The House already 1ms passed the bill, which sponsors s:iy would Increase state revenue 52,500,000 annually.' It originally w;us proposed by Governor McMuth, who is considered certain to sign it. Proponents of the bill failed yesterday to obtain adoption of tho emergency clause to make it effective immediately. Notice was given that reoonildcration o! the vote by which the emergency clause fulled would be asked. The Senate also passed a bill to give the state title to all persona' property abandoned as long as seven years. Sponsors estimated i' •woiCd yield $1,500,000 annually lo public schools. An $825,000 annual anropriation for the Arkansas Game and Pish Commission failed to pass, being on vote sliort o[ the needed three- fourths majority. Notice was Riven that reconsideration would be -sought. Government Hits Farmer for Tax On Gift of Wheat he United States. Members of the crew were: Capt. James Gallagher, Melrose, Jinn., commander and pilot. First Lt. Arthur M. Ncal,. Vlsalia, Calif., second pilot, Capt. James H. Morris, San Anonio, Tex., third pilot. Capt. Glenn E. Hacker, El Dorado, Kas,, first, navigator. First Lt. Earl L. Rigor, Corvallls, Ore., second navigator. First Lt. Roland B. Bonner, Buk- ersfleld, Calif., radar officer. First Lt. Willim F. Caffrcy, Boston, radar officer. Capt. David B. Pannelee, Gull- ford, Conn., flight engineer. Staff Sgl' Robert G, Davis, Niles, Mich., flight engineer. Tech. Sj!t. Virgil L. Young, Ciancsvllle. I'n., flight engineer. Tech. Sgt. Burgess G. Cantrell, Pound, Va., radio operator. Staff Sgt. Robert R. McLcroy, Alvurndo, Tex., radio operator. Tech. Sgt. Mclvln G. Davis, Long Beach, Calif., gunner. staff Sgl. Donald G. Trough, Jr. Danevllle, Pa., gunner. Lieutenant Ncal, second pilot of the "Lucky Lady 11," was the pllo of the B-20 Superfortress "Lucky Lady," one of the three Supcrforts which started on a round-the-worlt training flight last July. The thre xwibcis from the 43rd Bomb Group, Meson, Ariz., took off from Tuc- on July 22 on the globe-circling light. Two of the planes made th<s light succesfnlly. ' 11-39 Used as Tankers At each oi the refueling bases, our or five converted B-29 tankers were assembled. However, the plane used only two at each refueling, with one piling pouring its supply nto the bomber, then another lol- K "P to finish leveling off the gas loaci. Preliminary plans called for a circiiimiuvigatUm of the globe al- mosi equal lo its greatest girth. The flight plan was originally estimated at 23,000 miles, but deviations from the planned course were expected to add to the length. The flight was not an official record-breaker for distance or time —because It did not follow the old prescribed setup by the Federation Acror.gullque Internationale. That course was set up in the days when round-the-world trips were a series of hops, with prescribed fields established by the rules for refueling. On the takeoff, the plane used approximately 6,'JOO Icct of the run way. The flight was classified by th Mr Force us a training mission am vas part of a continuing prograi of in-llight refueling trainin lights, which will be flown to >ar!.s of the world. HOUSE Continued from Pflg« 1 LITTLE ROOK, March 2. Wi— The Arkansas House of Representatives today rejected a resolution urging a constitutional amendment epudlatlng the U. S. Supreme Court decision In the Tidelands Case. The decision was, In effect, lhat he federal government owns submerged lands off the coast of Cal- fomia and oil rights thereto. The resolution, authored by Sen. W. H. Ablngton of Beebe and sponsored in the House by Rep. Sam Sullivan of White County, would lave asked Congress to call a convention for the purpose of drafting and submitting an agreement to the federal constitution. The suggested amendment would have specllied that "the powers of the united States for conducting United Stales relations with foreign nations shall not be extended to Include matters of Internal sovereignty." It also would have specifically repudiated the tidclands decision "insofar as It announces the doctrine of paramount rights and dominion on the part of the United States as against the State of California." Lions Club Arranges Ladies' Night Banquet Plans for the annual Ladies Night of the niytheville Lions Club were made at the club'K luncheon at the Hotel Noble yesterday. The date for the banquet was tentatively set for March 29, and It will replace tbe noon meeting or that date. R. A. Nelson, president of the ub, announced the following comtttees: Entertainment, L. E. Old and Worth D. Holder; cocktail hour, Gene Silll, Rirrls McCalla ami Flceman; program and deco- ations, R. C. Parr, Marion Wilams, Newt Whltis, and J. P. Friend; menu, Frank Whitworth and Toler Buchanan; favors, Sam F. Norrls, II. P. Borum and W. J. Pollard; music, R. H. Farr, Mnx Logan and A. R. Olsen; and tickets, oc Evans, Raleigh Sylvester, E. B. Woodson and C. F. Tompklns. / Creating State Tax Commission Is Signed WICHITA, Kas., .March 2—«Pj— A Kansas farmer has paid S9.555.2f in income tax for two carloads o! wheat he donated to the Friendship Train. The twin traveled across the nation picking up gifts of food clothing and other necessities for France. David C. White, a Kingsdown Kas., farmer paid the tax yesterday but said he was going to fight for t refund. White and his attorney. W. D Jochems, estimated the wheat gif actually cost him more than $28,000 The farmer said lie had not taken the grain tnlo account In making out his income tax return, lie added that the Internal Revenue Department then figured his income tax debt at S9.037.28 plus $517.85 interest since March 15. He said the conclusion was based on the price of wheat when he donated it. At the time it was selling : for $2.65 a bushel, when White 1 finally sold his crop, the price had dropped to $2.02. The department said the value of wheat given away, amounting to S19.150.67, put White into an income bracket requiring the additional levy of S9.037.28. employes. DltvuM Fieldhouse The House spent a lot of time yesterday talking about a (lddhou.se at the University of Arkansas. Opponents of one bill which was passed declared that no matter what Is ostensible purpose, It really was designed to allow the university to build such a structure without legislative authority. There wasn't any doubt about another bill which was introduced. It set out that its purpose was to allow construction of the fieldhouse in combination with an armory and auditorium. The bill passed was authored by Sen. Berl Smith of Jonesboro and already had been approved In the Senate. It would authorize colleges to pledge receipts from athletic contests and other fees to finance construction. Smith had said In the Senate he was concerned primarily with Arkansas State College at JoneslMH'o. Rep. Bob RUey of Pulaskl denied assertions of opponents that it was a subterfuge to allow the-university to build a fieldhouse. He said he had a bill for that specific purpose whlUi he was going to introduce And he did as soon as the House passed the other measure, 61-26. Rilcy's bill would appropriate $300,000 to finance construction o the fleldhousc. The bill also recite that the federal government Is ex peeled to allocate $3CO,COO to »400, 000 to match stale funds, that th university athletic department wi contribute $100,000 in cash and is sue revenue bonds, based on ath tctic receipts, for $500,000. The House passed a complicate measure revising the teacher salar act. Also passed were several ap propriation measures, includli $41,811,880 annually for the Welfa Department. Oratory Contest Winners Heard By Legionnaires )bifuaries Coleman Borowsky and Rex Level 1. first and second place winners In the Blythevllle Junior Chamber of Commerce's oratory contest Monday night gave their prize- winning talks before members of the Dud Cason Post 24 of the American Legion at a meeting of the Post last night. Themes of both talks were centered around Americanism. Borowsky, first-place winner in the contest, used as his theme "Freedom of Mankind" and Lovell used "Opportunities of Americanism". Plans for the Fifth District meet- g in Osceola next Sunday were scussed at last night's meeting nd It was announced that severa embers of the post would attend harter presentation ceremonies he Rodgers-Lynch Post In I.uxora onlght. It was announced at last night' meeting that the Post's member hip to date Is 1,418. Two new nembers were Inducted last nighl They were Louis Gonzales and Re efferles. 3-29 Is Believed Down fn Luzon Mountains MANILA. March 2. <JP) — An American Air Force B-29 with nine men aboard was believed down the lofty, unexplored Carabello Mountain range of Northern Luzon today. The bomber, overdue al Clark Field Air Base, was last heard Irom 90 miles from the field. Names oi the men aboard the plane were withheld. Motorist Fined $75 Carnell L. Wheeler was fined fi and costs in Municipal Court th morning on a charge of drivin while under the Influence of Itq uor with >26 suspended during goo behavior. Mrs. Elbert Taylor Dies; Wat Native of Missco Mrs. Beatrice Taylor, wife of Ibert Taylor, fire chief at the lytheville Air Base, died in her ome this morning, after a long Uness. Funeral arangements for Mrs. Taylor, 46 were incomplete at noon oday, but will be conducted at the Cobb Chapel, with burial to be In Elmwood Cemetery. Mrs. Taylor was born In Mtss- sslppi County in December, 1903, .nd had lived here all her life. Survivors other than her husband are three sons, Jack, Pete and Denny Taylor all of Blytheville; thre sisters, Miss Etta Morgan and Mrs. C. C. Thompson of Blytheville and Mrs. Charles LeDuke of Tip- tonvllle, Tenn., and a brother larence Morgan of Blytheville and Memphis. .* " * Burdette Infant Buried Gravesie services for the infan! daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Hermar Hicks of Burdette were conducted at the Sandy Ridge Cemetery thi» morning. The baby died soon alter birth at the home of the parents yesterday morning. The parents two brothers, Bobbie Ray and Herman Neil- and two sisters, Betty Jo and June Hicks .survive. The Cobb Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Funeral Kivlces were conducted t the Burton 'Spur Cemetery this ,ft«rnoon for Allen Weatherall, Jr., wo-day old son of Allen and Beatrice Leather-all of Hermonciale, . The child died last night at he home of his parents. The rites were conducted by Rev. Parker and arrangements were in charge of the Home Funeral Home. Deaths Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111., March 2. (/P)— (USDA)—Hogs 8,500; fairly active, 25 to so higher than Tuesday's average;' most sows at full advance; bulk good and choice 180-220 Ibs 21.25-50; practical top 21.50; sort load 21.75; 230-270 Ibs 19.75-21.25; 270-300 Ibs 19.25-20.00; 140-170 Ibs 20.00-2I.25;100-130 Ibs 18.00-19.25; good sows 400 Ibs down 17.25-18.75; mostly 17.50 up p over 400 Ibs 15.50-17.25; stags 12.00-14.50 Cattle 2,500; calves iSoO; genera trade lacking brickness despite smal supply of cattle; opening generallj steady on all classes but relatively It tie done; tew medium and gt' teers 22.25-2325; medium end go letters and mixed yearlings so.' 1 3.00; common and medium b ows 17.00-75; can nets and cutt< 4.000-16.50. Pickard's Gro and Market 1044 Chickasawba SWIFT'S PREMIUM • BRANDED BEEF We Specialize in Fancy Meats and Groceries We Deliver Phone 2043 Plenty of Parking Space Mystery Woman Sought In Memphis Bank Theft Suspect's Jail Break MIAMI, Fla., March 2. (A 1 )—Warrant for the arrest of a St. Louis "mystery woman" who is believed to have helped accused bank robber Clyde Milton Johnson escape from Miami's "escape proof" Jail yesterday was issued today by the FBI. The. woman, named in the warrant as "Billie Frances Glaze," Is charged with aiding and abetting a fugitive in violation of National Escape Act. At the same time, a federal warrant charging Johnson with violation of the escape act was signed by U. S. commissioner Roger Ed ward Davis. AUCTION SALE MAIN STREET STORE TO BE CLOSED OUT Everything will be sold at the price you'll pay. Fixtures and Equipment will be sold. WATCH FOR THE NAME SALE WILL START FRIDAY, MARCH 4th Seed Soybeans Our Specialty SPRING PLANTING OATS Also Alfalfa, Lespedeza, Sweet Sudan, Sudan, Pasture} I Mixtures, Lawn Mixtures and other field seeds. Call Us for Your Requirements BLYTHEVILLE SOYBEAN CORPORATION Blytheville, Ark. 856 Phones 857 LITTLE ROCK, March 2. 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