The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 13, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 13, 1947
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.PAGE EIGIIT gLYTHEVlLLE {ABKJ COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST W, 19-17 . Bread Powers Given to Attlee "British Parliament • "Takes Recess After • ' tossing Measure " LONDON. Aug. 13. (UP)—Winston Churchill's diehard conserva- tlve opposition fulled today in a last .Sltth. stsi'd to prevent the Houso of OoJiunons from adjourning for •to weeks in the face o! the grave economic crisis. Th« House by a vcte of 193 to M approved n government motion ro '•djaum \intil Oct. 20, overriding «n 'amendment by Anthony Eden to recompile parliament on Sept. 16. Th*. 1501150 of Lords adjourned until (Sept. 9, and thus will be bick in session six weeks before Common,? reconvenes. Eden, formsr foreign secretary and. Churchill's right hand man in the petty Ceadership, took the leading role in the conseivatlvp ussnull oil. tl>e government. Prime Minister Clement Altlcc's emergency bill giving the labor £ov- crnmenl broad powers to deal \vilh the crisis was approved in the Mouse of tords. completing the ICR- islat-lve proceedings on it. Eden briefly reviewed the familiar conservative arguments against the government's handling of the economic crisis, lie \varned the House that by government estimate the American loan would run out while the House was on holiday. ;He sought to have the Houss reconvened as a brake on the eov- ernin.ent's emergency powers under the hotly disputed transitional! powers bill. I New Record Set b Bill Odom Wets Win Referendum In'Jackson County Vote NEWPORT, Ark., Aug. 13. (UP) — Jackson County voters have decided to keep the county "wet." On tlie basis of returns from ull but four small precincts, the vote for the sale of liquor was 1,923 to 1,331 against. The deciding voles were cast in the county seat of Newport, where the vote including absentees, was 910 for mid 3% against. and power projects. Demanding a Show Down Below Skm Gangster's Girl fritfd "Marked tor Death," Police Believe ;; MiA>ir BEACH,. Fia., AUI?. 13. (UP) —. Auburn-haired Vlrgin'/i Hill : whose gangster friend Buegsy Sicgcl was slain on the West Coast "is probably In real danger," po'lc*; Chiel Phillip p short &t)& lod,\y. Short hiterv'wed the AlRbiiiM Heiress at her palatial Sunset Is- laod. home here. He said that Miss Hill is "acting in a apiri; ol Bravado to cover, up what .ilic really f<!e!s — a fear that she l-.:is been marked for death." . • .Short assigned detectives lo chec.k reports that mixibers' of Siege!':; gang had checked In at a hotol here. Bill Cclom, who lopped 113 hours off Wiley Post's round the world solo flight record,' is greeted at the Chicago airport by Milton Reynolds, lelt and members of his family. L?rt to right are: Reynolds: nochclle 'Odom; Bill Odom; Ronnie Odom and Odcm's wife. Darothy. (NEA Tclephoto.) Broader Investigation Urged \ By Joint Congressional Group Of Nations Big War Contracts WASHINGTON. Aug. 13. (U.P.I— Sen. Homer Ferguson, H., Mich. suggested, today that the Senate War Investigating Committee be junked In favor of a permanent joint congressional group. Ferguson, who conducted the Senate Committee's inquiry into Ihc Howard Hughes warplane contracts, said he believed a combined House- S;nate group could do a "more effective" Job lhan Hie present committee. A joint group, h= said, could maintain a staff of experts to prepare all cases lo be aired publicly. "The right of Congress to in-* — - _ __ vestigatc is fundamental," said Ferguson. "It is the only way the s '°" for thc B mu P lasl January legislative branch can explode thc n , rtcr "treeing to confine its ac- I-Am-The-Statc idea sometimes " vltlcs to '»» continental United held by the executive wing of the stntcs government " '•'" Work During Ucccss The Senate Investigating Com- Meanwhile, it was learned from mlltcc faces an apparently stiff 1 r<t ',', er S01lrccs tlmt Ferguson's staff fight for its life in January when'™ 11 "" sh tllc ""Khcs Inquiry u aril will die unless granted a tlnuancc by thc lull Senate. Republicans won a 12-month cxtcn- con- 1 1 " 8 tlle l» cs c nt three-month re- ccss ' Souras close lo the corn- Battle l,iMM)is LOS ANGtLES. Aug. 13. (UP) Howard Hughes said he was convinced today that his battle with Sen. Cwen D. Drowsier has just begun. He said he had no doubt that it recess In a State Investigation ol nis war contracts meant that Brcwstcr, the committee chairman, had "Just begun to light." "He has an unlimited capacitj for hitting below thc belt," Hughes ! said. j During tllc Investigation of $40.-1 t/tO.OOO _ worth of war contracts, Hughes'accused Brcwslcr of blackmail and being the Senate mouthpiece for Pan-American Airways. Urewstcr accused Hughes of lying. The millionaire manufacturer and movie producer was hack iu work today on tests of his photo- reconnaissance plane. He had interrupted thc tcsls to defend the niittcc expressed determination to l lllinc before thc comsnlucc. develop additional material OH the' !!c cnlnc llolllc '''""m i-'e hear- role played by the Army Air For-] '" 6ri l!u!t "'Bht, (celing he was no ces and thc War Production lo "scr "behind *thc eight ball" but Donrd in awarding th e contracts lo Hughes over Ihc objections of some high-ranking Air Corps technicians. The issue of special , committees —such as Ihc War Investigating group—was discussed by Democratic Senator Joseph c. O'Mu- honey, Wyo.. as well. He cited "substantial, although wholly unexpected" benefits to Congress resulting roin the Hughes hearings as: 1. An "almost certain" re-examination of investigation practices, as well as the need for sjiccia! committees. 2. More careful scrutiny by l.-3th Ssnntc and House committee's of Ihcir slaff members. :i. The death , of "monopoly" bills such as Sen. Owen firewater's community airline measure, and limitation on government regulation of natural * gas, raolroads still wary of thc Maine Republican. "I suppose my life that I'H regret Ihc rest of 1 tangled with Bre\v- jsler," "he said. "I don't minimize his capacity for dirty dealing, and 'I have no dout that, as he says, he has just begun to fight." TIRED FROM BEATING^ BATTERS ?---TRY MA61C MIXING? HuMKo r'S ALL VEGETABLE To Cancel Italian Debt WASHINGTON, Aug. 13. (UP) — Diplomatic officials said today thc United States plans to announce cancellation of a $510,000,000 Italian debt lomoirow- The action is in line with American policy !o help Italy maintain its non-Communistic govcrrment. Child Hit by Truck PINE BLUFF, Ark., Aug. 13.— U.P.)—Otto Hudson, aged 10, Is in a critical condition in a Pine Bluff hospital today, after beina run over by a truck near his home two miles North of Pine Bluff. Stale police said the child stcp- l>ed in front of the truck driven by Dan Ogle of Bcnton. No charges are being made. Faster Than Train A racing pigccn and an express train left Dover for London at the same time, and the pigeon arrived 20 minutes ahead of the train, although the latter traveled at a speed of 63 milus per hour. Dedicated to the proposition that all Icsjs should show. Ihc United Skirls of AjniM'ica sent a deputation lo demand high hemlines from tile Los Angeles Coat and Suit Manufacturing Association. 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