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Wednesday, January 21, 1948
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FAGE EIGHT Anti-Lynch Bill Faces Challenge Constitutionality Is Questioned by Mississippi Senator WASHINGTON. Jan. 21 <UP> — Sen. James O. Easiland, D., Miss, yesterday challenged (he constltuU- onallty of a proposed nnti-lynch bill before a Senate Judiciary Sun- committee. Eastland, » member of the subcommittee Interrupted testimony by Sen. Wayne Morse, R., Ore. When Morse snld thai, under his hill, the U. S. attorney genera! woiilJ be authorized to Investigate police negligence In lynching cases, Eastland broke In: "Do you mean thai the federal [overnment can punish state officials for what the federal government conceives to be negligence?" he •sked. "That Is my contention," Morse replied. 'I thing we are entering n field of constitutional Inw that requires Riving to the constitution Applications hoi previously Riven. But I submit that thai Is how the constitution has grown." "You're trying to simply change the constitution." Eastlaud chargcc 1 . Morse Insisted the bill is "entirely constitutional." He snld Die due process clause of the constitution and the human rights provisions o' the United Nations charter give Congress authority to prolect (lie people by such laws. The Morse bill would make lynching participants liable to a $10,000 fine and a 20-year Jnil sentence. It would punish negligent law en- lorcement officials with a »5000 fine, five years In Jail or both. Earlier, Sen. Albert W. Hawkcs, R.. N. J., said there was 'no question" •s to constitutionality of his proposed antl-lynchlng bill, which alsc. Is before the sumcommlttee. Hawkes' bills would punish any law enforcement official who is convicted, of negligence In preventing a lynching or tries to protect mcmbcrc of a lynch mob. II also would m»k« "every govermenlal subdivision" of » state where a lynching lakes place, liable In civil courts to sulls by any person Injured or the next of kin. Tennessee solicitor general, William Barry, testified against the Hawkes measure. He said lynching could be solved by Improving the economic situation of potential offenders. BLYTHEVFLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS 16-Pound Son is Born To Couple in Tennessee CARTHAGE. Tenn., Jan. 21 (UI —Little Robert Fisher Hoivell was tuning bigger than normal-sized bawls today—and his prourt father a tobacco farmer, was looking foi king-sized cigars. And well they might. When bor-i to Mrs. Mitchell Howell at the Howell residence in nearby Rome Monday night, Robert Fisher weighed 16 pounds, four ounces. It was the Mitchell's first child- and Ihe largest among the 4 000. odd babies that 66-yc«i old -Dr R. E. Key has delivered In more <han 40 years of. practice, Doctor Key described the delivery as "normal." FOR ELECTRIC WORK *Call 2397* —FOR— • Bob Powell • T. W. 'Hop' Neil We specialize in house wiring, farm wiring, motor repair and appliance installation. BOB'S Electric 500 N. Fiflh St. Blytheville. Ark. City Radio •Service- Dial 2407 for Expert ftepaln >Z4 East Main St. Felix A. Carney FOR SALE Concrete Building Blocks Aquella Water Proofing Paint 12-48 inch CONCRETE CULVERTS plain or reinforced Osceoia Tile and CULVERT CO. Wt Dtlirer Phon« 691 Pakistan's Envoy Infant Dies on Mayors Desk While Parents Tell of Hospital's Refusal Pakistan's Foreign Minister Sir 7,a(rul!a Khan arrives in New York from Karachi for llic UN hearing on the ^Kashmir case. India accuses Pikistan of arming hostile raiders who have been flltiK'king Indian troops on Ihe Kashmir border. India threatens war if attacks persist. MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 21. (UP) — A four-months' old boy died on the desk of Mayor Hubert Humphrey yc.slcrday while Ills jwrenli were waiting to tell the mayor that the General Hospital denied the child admission 12 hours earlier. Humphrey ordered 0,11 Immediate Invcsltendon by police. 'Ilic parents. Mr. au<j Mr.s, Arthur Jensen, were returning lo Ihe hospital wllh Artliur, ,)r.. and stopped nl Itumplit'py's office OH the way to discuss their grievance over treatment at the hospital. Mrs, Jensen, 24, sakl she niici her husband took the. child, Arthur, Jr.. to the hospital Monday nlglit. She said a doctor there examined the child, look an X-ray and nd- visccl her Hie child "needs a shot." lint was not .ilck enough to require hosplta]|?.aUon Mrs. Jensen said she pleaded with the physician, lolling him a nurse had told her Iho bnby had a temperature ni 102. He still refused lo approve admission of the Infant, she said. The parents took the baby home. They planned lo return to die hospital today, bill en route stopped at Mayor Humphrey's office. Hospital officials said their records slioucfl Hie Jensen bai>y WM examined by a physician who ordered injection of 150.000 units of penicillin and had X-rnys taken. A pediatrics specialist was summoned and told Ihe parents he thought the child's Illness was,"not too serious" and suggcsled Ihey return with Ihe baby lo the hospital clinic loday. officials said. Jen.sen, 43, recently applied for relief. He said Arthur, Jr., w« hl« only child. His wife has * four- year-olrt dnughter by a previous Senate Committee Again Rejects Truman Request WASHINGTON, Jan, 31 (UPI — The Senale Armed Forces Committee yesterday turned down Pres- idenl Truman's personal plea th»l MaJ. Gen. Laurence Kilter be per- mlllcd lo serve as chairman of Ihe Civil Aeronautics Board and re- lain his Air Force rank and pay This appeared lo end the chances of Killer filling Ihe post. He has said he would not quit Ihe Air Force for the civilian job. The committee voted lo stand | pat on its original refusal last week, despite President Truman's renewal of his request at * While House conference with the senators yesterday. Mr. Truman called members o! {he House and Services Committee lo Ihe White House today to make Ihe same requesl. He lold the sena- ,101s yesterday he had offered the I Job lo six competent civilians bul J was turned down, I Students Riot In Baghdad; 3 Dead, 104 Hurt BAGHDAD, Jan. 41. (UP)-Students demonstrating »galimt an Anglo-Iraq treaty (ought police for two hours in a battle here yesterday which ended with tliree per- «oiis dead and 104 Injured. All of the dead were students Twenty-lour oilier -studenl.i wore Injured. Eighty police were trealed for injuries. The students used stones and then firearms against the police, wlio «-err trying to break up the mosl violent demonstration here In many months. More than 100 itudenls were »r- flan Ihls week In Atlanta, Ga. Marshall lell Washington at noon today by plane, spent last night wiih friends al Columbus, Ga., and wl'i speak before the National Cotton Council in Atlanta Thursday afternoon at 2:30. '" lh " _"WEDNKSDAY, JANUARY 21, 1948 the An- | Th« '" En " and ™<« week and against Premier Sa- i all. and rteht wn. . ComnmnsS * Not Wood ™ « "oi wood M ver was wood It u'V '-hat.Tlhe wooS enls *"•"** Ihe premise* of Hie i slowly disintegrated, displaced It *h nT AB " 1Cy a " d the E " g - ; ce " b ' y ""' thus rctalllil '* a '""- sh Palj y Iraq Times. ness of the original structure. National Cotton Council To Hear Cabinet Official WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (UP) Secretary of State George C. Mar- slinll will continue Ills nation-wide spenkliiB campaign on the Marshall 7 " "~ From where I sit... fy Joe Marsh Free Ride For You— on the Freedom Train! School Kids "Foster Dad" Gets Joycee Award • CHATTANOOGA, Teun., Jan. 21 | (UP)—Ambrose J. Locke. 31-year-old ' druggist, was named Chattanooga's man-of-th-j-ear yesterday because' he played foster daddy to school children ou nearby Signal Mountain, i The Chattanooga Junior Chamber of Commerce made the award. They ' said Locke pratically adopted the school children at Ertwifid's Point on th» Mountain, buying them clothing, setting up a hoi lunch pro. gram and seeing thai they got medical and dental care. He also gave them a Christmas party. Locke also Is active In other civb work in Cliatlnnooga. We had i real thrill in Oar Town jusl Ihe nlher day—wheu the Vre«- dom Train stopped by! You've henni nboul il, of course — an actual train that's lourinff the country to remind us again whal Irue Democracy means. II carries such Americana as Ihe Declaration of Independence, Ihe Bill of Rights, atid olher ininmrlal documents that guarantee every citizen his liberty. A ureat idea! And from where I sit, we're jH riding along with that Freedom Train—right now—by li»- ing in a country that protects our individual liberties—whether the; apply lo our right to volt, to choos* nur church, to speak our minds, or *njoy a glass of be«r with friendx. 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