The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 28, 1948 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 28, 1948
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WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 1!M8 Senator Listed As Speculator Oklahoman Earlier Had Indicated He Had Bought Cotton WASHINGTON, Jan. 28. (UP) — One senator and his wife and secretary, and another senator's secretary, an ambassador and an em- ploye ol President Truman's Council of Economic Advisers were Identified yesterday as commodity traders during the past two years. They were iinmcd by Secretary of Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson in <i list of 738 "federal government- connected" traders reported by brokers to linve made commodity transactions between Jan. 1, ists and Dec. 15, 1947. Anderson collected the data at the request oJ congressional committees investigating charges that "government insiders" have profited by trading in food and other commodities being bought by the government. The list included relatives of government officials and Army and Navy men. Anderson said the list may not be complete. He said he had to defend on the accuracy and com- pletcivss of brokers' reports. The list save only the names and occupation of the traders. It did not disclose what commodities were traded nor in whit amounts. Senator Is Named Those named on the list included: Sen. Elmer Thomas. D., Okla, his wife, Edith, and his secretary. Mi£.> Beth Gage. Harry c. Westphal, secretary to Sen. Hnrlan J. Dushlield. R., S. D. James Bruce, Baltimore, financier, U. S. ambassador to Argentina. Walter S. Salant, an economist employed by the President's council ol economic advisers. Both Thomas and Bushfield are members of the Senate Agriculture tonimittee. Thomas told a reporter days ago that, he was in the cotton market and had. been for years. His wife's name had appeared on previous lists. Miss Gage had "no comment" about her own tradings, Three Employes Suspended The new list was made public, less than 24 hours after the Agriculture Depsrtment announced the suspension of three employes who speculated in commodities and had a "chance" to benefit from confidential information. Their names will not be revealed unless investigation results in their discharge, a spokesman said. Six other agriculture department employes also are being investigated, the spokesman said, but they have not been suspended. The latest list of traders included three names which have figured prominently ui (he Senate appropriations subcommittee hearings on speculation. They were Brig Gen. Wallace H. Graham, Presidenl Truman's personal physician; Ralpi K. Davies, wartime deputy petroleum administrator; and Edwin W Pauey, special assistant to the secretary oi the army. Pauley's father and a brother also were namedr Several state Department, officials were listed. Among them were Winthrop C. Brown, chief oi the division of commercial policy; William C. Brister, director of the food supply division of the Institute of Inter-American Affairs; William A. Salant, assistant chic! of economic affairs for occupier areas. Among others on the list were: Prank Pace, Jr., of Little Bock, Ark., appointed by President Truman lust week to be asistant ad. ministrator of the Bureau of the Budget. Pace said he had made about 41.4CO profit on a few cotton and egg futures transactions about a year ago but ia no longer in the market. Students Help Reconstruct London" BLYTHEV1U.E (ARK.) COUKIER NEWS ^oA 'SV'"',?* 5 '* '",' PBlW " ne WOrk "' «°>™l™cli nE London. The sho t , r labor Here, students work to dear niles of ,,-md in Queen Snuaro Ihat luve been there since belme the ivnr Two Circus EmpSoyees Have Proof That There Are No Tame Lions Stassen Admits He Was Asked Not To Run In Ohio CONCOHD. N. II..'Jim. 27 (UP).Republican pn-slctcnllnl asi>lrnnt Harold 1C. Slasson continued yesterday thru Ben. Robert A. Tad, R., Ohio tried lo |><M-Miiide him to stay out of llu> corning presidential in I-1 innry in Ohio. Siassen sulil he met Tafl lit Hie senator's Invitation last Saturday night at a Washington hotel. "Tnft lold me he didn't think ,t nclvlsnblc from either his &|midpoint or my standpoint lo contest the Ohio primary," Stassen snld Slassen added tlmt lie definitely would compete In Ohio, Slassen innde the reinnrk lo ni press (.•oufereiire In New Hampshire where he Is sorkhiB to swlnn tlrinrr mi-ilium oJ Hi,. rtmn-nistnliowiT leiiBue into h) s rump. Bill To Extend Farm Price Supports WASHINGTON. Jan. 28 (UP) — Rep, Carl V. Curtis. II.. Neb., ves- lordny InlrcKlnmi n bill to extend Hie fnrni support price prournm nnl'l Ooc. 31, 1050. The present laiv expires ill Ihe cud of this year. , Curtis nlso asked that Congress do something about "clumping down" on (ho Aitilculturi! Department In order lo brlnu MldWest. pikes for poultry mid eitBs to purity level, Ukraine Visitors Find No Malice Toward Russians MOSCOW. Jim. 2». (UP)—Travelers from (lie Ukraine said yeslcr- d.n.v tluit lli« second Inrgrst Soclnl- isl Republic* nnd Soviet breadbasket wns relebrntlng gaily the 30th nn- nlverwiry of Its establishment with no hint of dissension or untl-So- Viet rio!,<i. They were surprised lo hoar reports ircin abroad of rtollUR (here. -Those stories ore ivbsohite lies," (hoy said. , Tlior« has been jm Uitcmipllon of (ruin wivices to the Ukiiilne. ac- i-orrtlnf 1 lo lii for mat Ion here, Foreisn Minister v. M. Mololov iniidc his fII-M irip to ||,e Ukraine since the end ol (ho war to nn anniversary linthrrliiK (his week. PAGE SEVEN Krvonl \>ar Mute twins nnd triplets were born III (he Untied Slides during lfv.15 Ihnn In uny year before, uccordtnit I" records ol ho.spllnh IhfoiiRliout the country. Tightness Essential Keep the automobile hood latch tight to prevent noise and spare .the latch itself If permitted to vibrate, the screws attaching It to the frame may ciystalize and break. Had Fresh Egss Empress Carlotta, of Mexico, fearing death after her return to Belgium, would cat nothing but eggs laid in her presence. She kept a flock or hens in her hotel suite. Steel Oil Barrel Racks Any Si/c T. L MABRY 123 MISSOURI ST. PH. 3627 THRILLING? What thrill once your hall .foes spinning down llic alley and makes a strike! Make it a family alTalr! BOWL TONIGHT! Chitwood's Bowling Alleys East Main Street Phone .192(1 MACON. Ga., Jan.28 (UP)—circus animal trainers say tlicre Is no such thing a.5 a tame lion. Two trainers backed up that contention yesterday from hospitals beds where tlicir condition was listed as "fair" afler they were clawed and ripped by a killer lion Monday. The courage of n companion In the King Brothers Circus saved them from almost certain death. Trainer Joe Cook, 47. of Cincinnati!, went Into the cage ot the ten-year-old lion yesterday to exercise it. There was no crowd outside, no floodlights, no band. This was the drudgery behind the scene the circus was in Winter quarters Suddenly. Cook's foot slipped on something in the cage and he fe!l to one knee. The lion, who had been watching every move of his master took instant advantage of his ciiance and sprang. Steve Fanning, 36, of Milton. \vis., an assistant canvasman, heard the lion's roar and came runnine. His boss was on the floor, the lion on his back, clawing and biting his head, arms and shoulders. Fanning picked up an axe handle. He rushed into the cage. With an angry roar, the lion turned from the bleeding man at his feet and leaped onto Tanning's back, smashing him to the floor. Enoch Bradford, of Gastonia, N. C., 'a boss cnnvnsnmn (or Ihe circus entered the cage with a large guage 1 shotgun, and fired point blank inf) the lion's head. The lion shuddered but refused to gli-e up. It took thro- more charges to kill him. 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