The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 30, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 30, 1947
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PACK TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW? TUESDAY, DECEMBER 80, 1947 Veb Preference Delegate Frost at Lake Success U.S. Court of Appeals Acts in Case of Navy Yard Workman WASHINGTON, Dee. SO (UP) — The tf.'«. Court of Appeals yester- <J»T unanimously approved "super ceniorlty for veterans who return to federal government civil service Job*. ' Th» ruling wa* made In the case of Kfcrto W^ Hilton, Charleston, B. C., * non-veteran Navy yard worker. Hilton wa* furloushed for one'year in 'November, 1MB, when 'the federal payroll w»» pruned. He had been with the government for 1? ecfuecuUve years. Justice E. Barrett Prettyman wrote the decision overruling Hll- ton'i demand that civil service com- ml»lon regulations under the vet•no*' preference act ot 194* be declared ' Invalid, phlef Justice D Lawrence Groner and Henry White Wgerton signed the opinion. Prettyman said the commission' regulation which gives veterans with permanent government slatu "absolute preference" over othe government employes was not "a unreasonable method" of carryin out the very general wording of the law. A year ago, the supreme court threw out "auper seniority" for vet- erana In private Industry covered by union contracts. That ruling was an Interpretation of the GI Bill of Right*. The veterans preference act in today's case applies only to federal civil service employes. Prettyman said Congress apparently gave the commission wide discretion In making rules to govern reduction of federal payrolls. Hilton contended the regulations were void because they also die not take Into account length of •errice with government and effi clenoy ratings. ' Commission regulations gave tho veterans absolute preference If their efficiency rating was "good" or better. Marshall Plan Spending Said To Be Illegal CHARLESTON, (UPI—Walter O. can attorney from Princeton, W. Va., said her* today that If congress adopts the Marshall plan. he will petition the United States Supreme court for a mandatory Injunction enjoining congress and President Truman for spending the money lor overseas relief. Burlon, a possible GOP candidate for governor of West Virginia next neleeale John Frost—known to the world at Jack—made his first appearance of thii session at toe United Nations' temporary headquarter, at Lake Success, H. Y. Unlike many other delegates, ._. he came and accomplished his mission quickly. ""• ' '- - 1 ""— •' The result ia shown above. Toft is Critical Of Speculators In White House i KANSAS CITY. Mo., Dec. 30.— (UP)—U. S. Sen. Robert A. Taft, i Republican presidential hopeful,' pointed todtty to the disclosure that President Truman's personal physician had been speculating in grain as another moving cause, emerging directly from the present administration, (or rising prices. cause of rising prices today, the moving cause comes directly from the administration Itself." Taft spoke here last night and will be in St. Louis lonlght.,He indicated that he would touch on market speculation In tonight's address. year, laid that there U no thine in the federal constitution to permit Congress to appropriate the money. "The Congress and the President evidently assume that they have I he right to appropriate these billions of dollars under the 'emergency aid to Europe plan.'" he told a Union League audience here. -~,,r .„ ir ™ o/< " We understand," he continued, RLESTON, W. V., Dec. 30. | lhat the emergency aid plan "was .Walter O._ Burton, : RjpubM- a war ltae mea6ury ^ a ^ enact _ ed u a wartime emergency act- when were were actually engaged In war. The war IB supposed to be over I" Burton told his Republican audience that Article 1, Section 8, or the Constitution says "the Congress shall have the power to lay and to collect taxes, duties, imports and excises to pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States. . . . " It Is clear they have no such authority under the constitution of the United States" to anpionri- nny money for foreign relief, he said. Birthmarks Eraseable BOSTON (UP)—Birthmarks can be erased wHhin a year If treated with X-rays and radium soon after a child Is born, Dr. Bernard P. Wldmann of Philadelphia disclosed urine a meeting of the Radlolog- cal Society of America. Americans Help Rebuild' University Nazis Burned NEW YORK, Dec. 30. (UP)— The University of Nljmcgen, Holland, will be rebuilt as a memorial to the Officers Release 'Twin' of Missing College Student CHARLESTON, S. C., Dec. 30 CUP)—Charleston police were convinced today that despite amazing similarities, the pretty girl they have questioned since Friday is "definitely not" Paula Weldcn, missing Irom a Bennington, Vt., girl's Radar Technique Improve • WASHINGTON, Dec. 30 (UP) — Radar techniques have been Improv- | •d to the point where it Is even possible to chart the speed of a bullet while It Is still in the barrel of a gun. Army scientists revealed today. Among other things, the new technique makes it possible for soldiers In the field to detect the location ot artillery firing on them. lace Graham as hiving been speculating In 50,000 bushels of wheat last September on the Chicago narket, Taft said: "The President hai listed grain {peculation as one of the causes of rising prices. "Now we find that the worst kind of speculation, speculating on ft certainty, is right in the middle of the administration. "Like every oilier substantial chool for over a year. Police said the girl In Charleston Mary Garrett of Neeleyville, Mo. They began .juestlonlng the 19- year-old Miss Garrett when a tour- st court operator reported that her description checked almost exactly with that of the missing Miss Weiden. I Only the eye color was different. Miss Wclden's eyes were blue. Miss aarrctt has brown eyes. Otherwise, the similarity was al- was described as .having a tiny scar on one eyelid and a scar above the left knee. She also was safd to have four filled teeth and one tooth out of line. Miss Gan'ett has scars in the same spots and fillings in the same | teeth. The same tooth is ovit of I line. But police checked Miss Garreaa's Identity with Missouri authorities nnd arranged for the mother ol the missing Miss Welden to talk with Miss Gnrrett by long distance telephone. 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