The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 5, 1948 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS Oil Export Limit, Penalty Favored Lid on Shipments . For 60 Days Backed By Congressmen Bjr Gtarge E. Reedy, Jr. (Cnittd Prew SUf Correspondent) WASHINGTON, Feb. 5 (UP)— Congressmen from fuel sliorlcgc regions rallied yesterday behind a proposal to damp strict limitations on oil exports for 60 days, and pen- alls* violators with fines and jail sentences. The measure was sponsored by Rep. John W. Hcseltou, R, Mas?. It would stop oil shipments to some countries entirely, and hold other countries to one-lAvelth of their supply during the 1934-36 base period. Canada would not be affected since the dominion already has cur- tf.lled its petroleum imports voluntarily! Hesclton's bill would provide a maximum penalty o[ a $10.000 fiiu and two years in jnll 'or any who mates shtixncnts in violation <•< the embargo. "The penalty may be" drastic.' said Heselton,'"but the situation is serious and must be met! The IIGRU.IV safety and welfare qf the American people «re threatened." The pt'oposal represented a compromise in view of a»tu,-"rts from some New England. l«»i«ii.ors lor a complete embargo <* >»tiolcum shipments. Export Hailing \sVed That point -if view was voiced by Sen. Henry C<\bot Lodge, Jr., R... Mass. He r-sfced the Commerce DP- pr.rtment to halt all oil exports unt') the needs of Northeastern states have been met. In other fuel developments: 1. The ottlce of Defense Trnnsiioi- tfltion urged governors ol tuel shoit- age slates to rclnx weight ri'stiic- tions on the loadiny of oil tank trucks. Director J. Monroe Johnson saicl the action is necessary to achieve "maximum efficiency." 2. Rep George G. Satlowski, D., Mich., said the House Intcr.si.ite Commerce Committee will invest!- j gate the shortage of natural ami i manufactured gns, perhaps next ' week. This shortage is most ucute in Midwestern states. Georgia PSC Refutes Bell's Rate Hike Need ATLANTA, Ga.. F*b. B. (U.P.I — The Georgia Public Service Commission argued yesterday that while Southern Bell Telephone Company was complaining that present rates confiscated its property it was buying Cadillacs, Pack- arcis and Bulcks for top officials. The charge was made by FYank Clement, deputized by Attorney 1 General Eugene Cook as a special j assistant in the PSC fight against Bell's attempt to by-pass the com- [ mission refusal to Increase rates. Clemen! closed the state's argu- mcJit.s be/ore three superior Judgeo being asked to dissolve a tcmpor- ary injunction allowing (he company to install the rate* over the PSC refusal. "In the mlrist of this alleged comK.'ation of its propeity. Southern Boll Increased lh e salaries 6f ! Us top officials. Including a $5,000 J annual raise (or President Hal Dumas," Clement said. 1 "In the midst, of this alleged confiscation, the company revised • •<*Mr:Kt,s with its parent holding ! ••flinpnny which cost the slate of CifoiKiit more titan $700,000 ft yen r." The company sought an average 17 per rent rat; Increase throughout Georgia, hut the commission allowed o:ily 37 per cent of Ibc requested increases. Attorney General Rules On Two School Matters LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Feb. 5 (UP) —The attorney general's office said today that Arkansas law does not prohibit a teacher's accepting part time jobs from two schools. The opinion was at the request Doomed One of every three children born In the United States Is destined to be killed or seriously Injured in traffic if traffic accidents continue to increase. of Board Member E. H. Abington of the Beebe Agricultural Junior Collene. "Tile board irusiees nas the authority to fix the hours of work of a teacher and also the terms M his employment." said Assistant Attorney General Cleveland Holland Aldington's inquiry concerned the legality .of the employment of a I coach ami teacher pnlrt jointly by the Junior College and iiecbe Hign School. In the same opinion. 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