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PAGE TWO BMTHEVILLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS AFL Unions Back Aid for Europe fx«ctiHv« Council Wanti Labor to Hav« Hand in Program *r •<*«* TmnlUlon VulUt tttm BUff QMT«pondent ICAia, «»„ Jan. T.. (UP)—The Uinh*ll PUn for European recovery today h«4 th« backing of the B»cuti7« Council of th» American Federation of L»bor, representing j IfOOfM mwnfaera of ATT^ifflliated union*. | Th* 15-member council, meeting h«r« yesterday, adopted unanimously • ttatetnent eiidorsint the aid protrmm and urging Congress to appoint an advisory council Includ- •laf labor representative* to he.'p adminUttr it. Labor should have a hand in running the program, the council •aid, because "free trade union movements can be mobilized into a powerful fore* for constructive collaboration with the recovery program," "This cannot be obtained by official representatives ol the Stato Department operating at high diplomatic levels," the council statement said. Be*ldu preiernng administration of the plan by a special group out- aide -the State Department, AFL President William Green said, the council had only one other objection to the plan as outlined by Secretary of State George C. Marahall. It objected to transfer ol American ihlp< to foreign countries oe- eauM that would promote unemployment among American seamen. "IJUaHUimtion" Permanent Oreen laid the council yesterday accepted the "dlsatfiliation" o'r John L. Lewis' United Mine Workers ''as permanent, for the present at least," but added that the subject of Lewli 1 withdrawal might ariM again. The council also began preliminary consideration of plans tor the voluntary contribution of $8.000.0[IO by AFL members to fight the Tail- Hartley Act and the Congressmen who voted for it. Green laid th« plan of the AFL's League for Political Education would be discussed more fully here Feb. 4 at a meeting of the political organisation. But ha added that the AFL would "certainly" oppose Sen. Robert A. Taft, R., O., should lie receive the Republican presidential nomination. The statement supporting t!ie Marshall Plan warned that "Rus- lia li talking the language of war'' and »aid that most Americans arc willing to make the sacrifices nec- eis»ry under the plan "to pay for the preservation of peace, freedom and security." "We are confident," the council •aid, "that with the right kind of administration the Marshall Plan will pro?*: auccessful.' What Shoes to Fill! By LjU O. Wlbon (UnlUd PIM« aurt Correspondent) WASHINGTON. Jan. 21. (UP) — United Press survey today disclosed 13 stales In which substantial efforts already are underway to plM« Henry A, Wallace on lh« November ballot »s-a third party presidential candidate. 80 far he L» assured of ballot position only i New York. Politically powerful Pemuylvanln, California and Illinois are amona these 13 states. The Communust-imiUraled American labor party ha« endorsed Wallace as Its presidential candidate in New York. There Wallace had Newest mcmocr of Chicago's Kneme Company No. 22 is Spike, a seven-weeK-old fox terrier, tic's following in the footsteps of the tire company's old mascot, Dune, svno wat Killed oy an automobile. Spike will probably Dnd Duke's shoes easier lo til) than the firemen's boots in the background. Famous Collector of American Folk Songs Dies Soon After 80th Birthday < ' • ^j-y ^ '--' ~*i -v?"^ ".-" - " ~ " Glorification of Divorce Muddle ROCK. Jan. 37. (UP)— A Uttle Rock atiomey. Cha-!es Jacobson, has revealed that he will JUe t bnef In Supreme Coun ne-i *«* In support of an attempt to yet » rehearing of the tang ltd Pu- Uskt jpeclal diTOrce ecu.-; £ a« And. oe Kided. the brief wUi contain Oie.ilgnatnres at. 5O od-.er at- vxvt^s who ire taiersi-jxi in =ee- ln« the Ktuadon cisarsd u? Tt» tragt. arow whsn the Sa- PT*OJ« Court, e»ri:<r anj month. invalidated abou: 1750 divorce deer«a jranted in the special divorce lection ot pulaiici Chancery court presided- over by Mrs. Ruth Hale. The Supreme Coun held that the chancery court ITM Illegally constituted, The original request jor a rehearing was made last week by Mn Ruth Wassell, an attorney for one of the persons whose maritnl status wai .ffected by the decision. Attorney Jacobson said the court ahould have ruled that Mrs. Hale was a Judge "d e facto." acting under a mandate from the state legislature. He said he hopes to have the brier ready for filing by next Monday. GREENVILLE, JMLss,, Jan. 27, 'UP)—The voice of John A. Lomnx, famed Dallas, Tex. collector of old American folk songs, \viis stilled forever today but the timeless tune.'s he discovered, such as "Home on Ihe Range," lived on to perpetuate his memory, The veteran troubadour died hert last night ol ft heart attack. Just n few days alter he came back 'o his native ilissLsslppi to celebrate his 80th birthday. He was stricken Friday and had been in a coma most of the time since then. His \vife, who flew hero from Dallas, and his sons Alan of New York and John, Jr., were at hk> sjtlt 1 wht-ji death came. Lomnx was responsible probably move than any other one man for the preicnntion of the ballads 01 the old West and the rich spirituals ol Ihe deep South. His intcicji in American folklore began when he was a youth on his father's .farm in Texas uhere he ! jotted do.vn for his own amtise- ! meiH hitherto unrecorded songs of 'he Souilnvtjst. Laier his fund of Americana was cons.dered so Important that he wrv<. aided in his work by scholarships irom Harvard University, the Guggenheim Ftmr.dation and the library o! Congress. I/MIa.\ "grubbed stumps" in Texas ur.'.il he *.u 2o. and at 29 went io th; Unive.-s.:v of Texas. Later he did 2radi,at<? work at Harvard ar.u ihc Ui.ivcriity of Chicago. Genius Recognized -V. Haivard, the late Prof. George f Lyman KjUrctisc- rcco 6 -niz:d nis ; ijeniut as a foik song collector aiui . helped obtain a S603 scholarship wkv.ch stalled Lotr.ax on hK un- ending labors to record the songs of the rattle trails, frontier ballads and the strange lost bits of Anglo- Saxon music buried in remote hills when America was a wilderness. He and Ills son Alan became famous together for their pllgrarnages into the once wild West to collect and record more than 10,000 American songs. I Among hia discoveries were the I late President Roosevelt's favorite. "Home on the Range," and the famous "Git Along Little Doiiles." which Lomax dug up at a 1909 Ft. 73 States May Put Wallace's Name on Ballot Next Novembet listings only by petition and under rigidly specified condition.. KiiA- Igan, for instance, would require petitions signed by 1 per cent, of tile vote cast In the last previous general election, in this Instance 9,880 jignatures would be required New Jersey, by contrast, will accept an Independent candidate's TUESDAY. JANUARY 27, 1948 . en * petition pliu payment! of a f« will do the trick in Arlcan- I <a»- But Wallace still might have' trouble In Arkansas. Secretary of Mate C. G. Hall told the United ; Press: , "It ha. been alleged th»t W§J- I lace subscribes to the principle* of I the communist Party, if that If proved, I will decline to put his list the Communist Party on" the Arkansas ballot In 1836 and my • action was upheld by the courts." i Wallace, however, firmly denle» that he subscribes to the principles ' of Ihe Communist Party. ballot petition if a petition signed by 800 qualified persons Is filed within 30 days prior'Mo the elcc- i Wallace could get on the ballot tion, Obviously, Wallace will be on j with 1.000 petition signatures In the New Jersey ballgt since that I Louisiana, 10,000 in North Carolina requirement Is easily met, ! and 35.000, in Florida. In California a party needs 275,- I • 9G5 petition signers to be recognized • For years, Europeans believed the In the November election. Only 20 '. bird of paradise to be legless, be- dflVs n 1~C. nfrmlltn/l lit. lilt, tr.- t I **nll<;n till HIA ..,,[.... {n... n ..i...l r_ n . ready-made third party lo adopt | " avs nie permitted by law for get- ! cause all the skins tmiwrted from ... .,.u-...,. ^. . ..i,.. i the bll . ds . natlve ls|am]s had no legs. The dealers cut off the legs before shipping. him although the ipllt the ALP wide open The ALP has been a balance- of-pc-wer In New York politics without which President Roosevelt und other Democratic candidates would have lost the state on more than one occasions. States where real' efforts apparently already arc being made to Wallace before {he electorate In one way or another Include Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Hhode Island, Vermont, Connecticut, Minnesota Nevada, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin. Tils docs not assure Wallace that he \rill bp on the ballot, of course, but It -1UJJI. ] ••••••>• ,«»" !'*-• ,"i»tn_\i uy Atvtt iwr get- endorsement i tm s independent candidate signatures. But Wallace easily could get on the democratic presidential primary ballot In California. Only 5835 signatures would be required for that. There 'is some evidence of Wallace activity or prospects in states other than those mentioned. Former Democratic Stales Commlt- teeman Edwin Cooper of North Dakota recently resigned to head the Wallace campaign In his stain. But no organization has been set up so far. Will Try For South So far as the 1948 election Is concerned. Wallace's third party can- — u ..:iui, 01 course, nut it, iiujuu. Indicates the extent of the ijiove- I clldncy would be significant only ment in his behalf nine months ! In those slates outsida the solid before the election. Some of ' Wallace's South where ho might take enough Progressive , votes away from Mr. Truman to assure a Republican victory, nut I Wallace probably will want to EO I into as many Southern states as j possible seeking a showing of left ! wins strength In those areas. -- . „—,, , ! Getting on some Southern bal- mectlng for next month to see ] lots Is easy enough. In South Cnr- what can be done. Indiana third • olina. any candidate may enter party organizers also plan n Fcb- ' the general election simply by pro- runry meeting. ] vlding ballot forms. Fifty qualified Most Requirements Rigid • - — Most states accept new party Citizens of America supporters be- lleve they will have tlieir man on the ballot in 40 states. In Mich- Igan and Indiana, for Instance, Ihe Walnlce organization is just being set up. A Detroit group plans Worth. Tex caltlenians' convention During his colorful career, Lomar was teacher, editor, secretary of the University of Texas, investment counscfoi and member of many learned societies. His death here came Just 24 hours before he was to make his : farewell appearance at a civic celebration in honor of his 80th birthday. DO THIS-TAKE SIPTOL caintd by coldl. Soothif SIPIOL Ii "Alwayi <jood lor th« throat." plain ir.fl wllli Eph.drini. Alk «ou, d.uqolil. For HEAD COLDS COUGHS Does Stomach Gas and Bloat Make You Feel miserable? Everytlmo food enters the .vSHJK; vital gastric Juice CALL 4627 For Lower Cost Insurance • HOME • AUTO • BUSINESS Arkansas Mutual Agency W. L. Tamke, Mgr. Isaacs Bklp;., Blytlieville, Ark. tee you* Still & Young Motor Co. Lincoln-Mercury Dealer Phone 347» Blythevill* Ark. 112 Walnut 8t, vB proof shown thAt Sss' Tonic is amazingly effectlvo In inctjaslno : thb flow when it 14 too little or Kanty due to a non-ortanlc Btomach UWucb.nce ™J h ", "".e ,*o tho SSS Tonic "o?"iL» "aUnVC^S^' " ntl P0t «" -"- AlBO. HSS TJonlc helps build-up nra- organlc. weak, watery bloou in natrl- tlonnl anemia— so with a 6 ood flow of this BBfitrlo dlBostlvo Juice, plus rich red- blood you should cat better, sleep better feel bettor, vvorlc better, play bet ter Avoid punishing yourself with overdoses or soda ami other alkallzera to counteract fas and bloatlne when what you so dearly need IB SSS Tonic lo help you digest food for body Jtrength an!: repair. Don't wait! Join tho host, ot happy people SSS Tonic has helped Millions ot bottles told. Get a bottle of « Sr Tonlc from your drug store today. f>SS Tonic helps IluUd sturdy Health. DAVID B. ANDERSON MASON CONTRACTOR Brick Work of Quality Holler Work and Remodeling a Specialty nO'/ 2 E. Davis St. Phone 4641 Downward Trend The trend In the consumption ot meat, especially beef and veal has been downward during the last 30 year», according to a survey GRIFFIN 7H£SHM£THAT because it has a hard-wax finish . IROWN • TAN • OXILOOC COMFOKK'(/PS£T STOMACH, Too. CAN WATER AID IN ARTHRITIS — RHEUMATISM?. YES—If it's Mountain Valley Mineral Water th» famous mineral water from HOT SPRINGS. ARK. MOUNTAIN VALLEY — HELPS stimulate kidney action, eliminate wastes, so often the underlying cause of arthritis and rheumatism. Order A Case Today CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Main and Division Blylheville, Ark. Eat a Bonnee at Barney's" A Delicious Buttered Steak Sandwich BARNEY'S 2006 West Main Stnet fhah< 3647 FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OR ANY EXCAVATION 8. J. COHEN Contractor LYNCH BLDG. BLYTHEVILLE ARK. ij di»cora(orl, , Uitt^ So ron w.nl your »»• to r*litr< conilipiiion , n d tom- (•ttVfMtMnuch, loo. M. r«l BMtLI. 1 * ftmoui medicin* doei T. Stan,, .a. o( it ton- htlp w lrm !=<« opi«l ttoaich. So , uptel, and »,nt to wmimber Dr. Cald- jou Pleastnl rclitl [fom constip«llon, ind llso comtoils your upstt stomach. MIRE'l ONE LAXATIVt Jou cm U kt riEhl llttr i full mol wilh pleasant eflcct Ask jour drugsisl (or Dr. C.ldwtll's! Gtt wtkome rtlief from constipation. and give your upstl slomath coif wirmlh tDd comfort too. IVEH FINICKY CHILDREN !<,,. it. I MAIL THIS FOR I DR. CALOWELL'S 1 Monliccllo, Illinol, for yoor money-/W7 DR. CA1DWELUS YES —there'* one down-to-c«rth figure among today'« price*. If yours it an average family, you get twice ru much electricity for your money as you did twenty y«ari agol You've helped make, electricity g bargain by using it for mor« trad more jobs. And, in spile of rising costs of fuel, labor, and materials, tho f>n.«i';ir.M- managed elcclric companies glill supply America with the most mid the best electric service in fft« icorld — at a price that everybody can afford, • Listen lo the Elcclric Hour, THK IWCI! (H- ClIAKM, Sundays, 4:30 F. SI., CST, CBS. srrre ARK-MO. POWER CO. ATTENTION FARMERS! TRACTORS & EQUIPMENT FOR SALE New and Died 1—194» (New) Model M Farmall 2—1948 (Mew) Model B Farmalls 1—194S (Used) Model B John Deere 1—1!)17 (Used) Model A John Deere 1—19IS (Used) Model A .lolm Deere 1—1916 (Used) Ford Tractor ! —1048 (Used) Model C Allis-Chnlmeni Many, many others arriving cacti week. We can furnish almost any equipment needed. They arc pricctl for o.ulck sale, terms can be arranged. Come In and see these before you buy! BUD WILSON AUTO SALES Bud Wilson Coroner of Main at Franklin Phone 2037 Jen Horntr ••I

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