The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 5, 1948 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 5, 1948
Page 11
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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1948 UN May Discuss Taft-Hartley Law Russian Official Will Inject Forced Labor Issue Into Debates Rj- HAHKV WILLIAMS Tan-Harlley labor law inc, e forth-coming United Nations do- hale on forced tabor practices " - ' ' thing does. Arutlnian said also thai "colonial peonage' would come in for its share of Investigation from Ihe Soviet camp whrn the council nets around to riisciisiiiifc the American Federation of Labor's request, for a "si;rt'ey of forced labor and measures for IU abolition." Russia objected to the rounelU considering the API. request, but the 18-n;uion body voted to discuss ihe question after Assi.s'dnl Secretary of state Wlllard I,.' Thorp ofthe United States said he believed it was the council's "duty" to do so. C'an't Be Silent Miss Tony Sender. AFL representative at the united Nations, said she believed "mankind can not be silent when confronted with the labor conditions in certain countries.' 1 Although Thorp favored discussion of the API, request, it was indicated thai tli e United .States would call for a thorough investigation before actively supporting the AFL demand for the survey. Russia, however, planned to fight ail the way to prevent Ihe authorization of such a survey on the ground* that it is "too broad" a matter for the council to undertake. Aruttnlan said that the phrase, "forced labor" would require discussion of the T.-ift-Hnrtlev law .Wad its various limitations on flfiierlcan labor. n s well as the "peonage" labor practices of colonial powers throughout the world Oil Price Hikes Draw Fire of House Group WASHINGTON. Feb. 5. (UPi _ The House Interstate Commerce Committee yesterday demanded an immediate investigation of fuel oil price increases. Chairman Charles A. Wolverton said that within the past lev weeks complaints from consumers show tha: prices have increased in the lace of impending and actual short-" sees. He asked the Commerce Department to investigate the Increases. Ralph K. Davies. former deputy j>ptroluem administrator for war, W'd Ihe government should embark on all-out exploitation of oil-rich submerged coastal lands instead of a proposed $9.030.003,030 government, development of a synthetic fuel industry. Davies said that if title to submerged oil lands is cleared, private industry under government direction can put the fields into tremen- dotjs production in five years. Davies testified before a House Armed Services Subcommittee on i oil. The subcommittee i.s studjing the domestic oil shortage, particularly as it relalcd to needs of the Army and Navy, j Copi Fall Oul ALBUQUERQUE. N. M. tUPl — A trailer sales firm here was well guarded with two private pollce- men-nnlil the two c.imp. (o blows as to whose right Is was to look after the place. In police court, the battling guards paid sis each for disturbing the peace. There's ' only one GRAPETTE Lush, ripe FLAVOR Soft CARBONATION Quick-Chill BOTTLE Unmatched QUALITY Full 6oz. QUANTITY War Surplus Goes to College, Where GIs Train for New Jobs BLTnTEVTLLB! (ARK.)' COURIER NEWg campua use. The University of Texas leased, complete. an industrial pluu that hurt produced magnesium «nd mined It into a research center. Among other Hems purchased by Ihe University of, Michigan '•we lour quonutt hut* «nd * J800- acre alrporl. The University of Oregon obUlu- i M nailers to expand ll« hous- g fanlhicv Boston Univn«uy ow jiervea 5000 meals > day In a ii'plua Army barracks, Southern Uethortist University included some toilers in its half-million dollms orth of purchases. Temple Uut- boushi « mamifaclmlitjt Ex-ttl Itavlil rowan, Cute Institute Jenlw. "mlor" . .haft liflti, turned on a, $10,000 Miglnt lathe which Ihe government made available lo 1 school. Such laboratory equipment five* post-war ituilentc a big ail- v«n(aje over their predecessors. , Yeur nickel PAYS lot Gropelle — be sur* yow gel it. Asfe lor il by name! S o y "A G r o p • M «, please." //J By Rklurd Kleiner XF.A Staff CnrresumiiJenl CLEVELAND. O. (NEA)—Though his classes are crowdert mid his quarters are cramped, America's post-v.-ar college student has one bij advantage over his pre-war predecessor: the laboratory equipment, he Because of the government's policy of nuikini; war surplus machinery and equipment available to .•chooLs at tremendous discounts, he has a chance to work with gadget, 1 ; that most colleges never were able to «I lord. Whether he's studying chemistrv, physics, metallurgy, agriculture. geolcjgv. or any other of the physical sciences, he's probably working with tools and machinery that the government spent millions to buy. They've been sold to college* for fractions ol their original cost ami often given free. For example. Pennsylvania College for Women received B carload of electronic equipment valued -it $132.500. Cost to the college was *9o for loading and freight. Case Institute of Technology, in Cleveland, bought a S10.030 engine lathe, a $7500. 30-ton hydraulic tensile-testing machine, a $7000 ther- monic induction heat-treating unit, four "rinding machines vauled at S21.759, and a S375S horizontal milling machine at a cast to the Institute of M50.59 for the eight items. Bigger institutions have benefited, too. Cornell University obtnine.1 equipment, and buildings, which cost, the government originally $'2.- 311.2SS. for.the bargain can ot $102 262. The War Assets Arttnintslratlo'l. charged with disposing nl a vast stock of surplus material, is making it available to schools, tinder terms of several laws and regulations, tol- as little as five per ceni of the current dollar \nhie. The lisl itllhldes such varic-f Things as ki'ditm equipment and office machines, up the scale to metal working machines and delicate laboratory research instruments. Even entire building.? are involved. Sri wUlf.iptcnd is the transfer u! wai surplus equipment lu universities that many of the larger -institutions have created jobs for tlw supervision of such transactions. The University of Southern California, for instance, has J. A. Blaich a.s War Surplus Buyer. USC has spent more than ' 5250.000 on WAA equipment and, says 13'nich. "the present large enrollment could . not have been handled had it not been for the buildings and equipment supplied by the Federal Gov! eminent." I The University of Maryland which pot 51.iiOO.000 worth of equipment fit 1 11 small fraction of ils value, gi Irom a school of 30:11) enrollment io j one handling Better than 10.000 ! students. ' The sreal vime-tv ol the equip- I inent Involved is astounding. The : Uiverslty of Tennessee purchaser ' an :>mlic prisoner r>l war camp. Pans ol air bases have been bought ; by many M-'nools. The University ol : Weft. Virginia and West VII-RJ Stj»;e Collese spin an ordnance . works. A high school in Pine Valley, Calif., took over part of a convalescent hospital. The University of Miami in P:or- ida Ixiught a .sewage disposal plan: that hiul served an Army camp. Many ex-Army chapels are" now in Brighter Breakfasts with -PUR? PORK SAUSAGE No finer way to begin * successful dayl Ev»r- <5ood Pure Pork Sausage is full of nourishment, easy to fix. It's delicious foo. lervoo* with griti, hominy, or fried potatoes »\ noon or on wlnier evenings. Ast your dealer today for flavor-rich Ever-Good Pure Pork Sausage. Take These Pretty Dishes Home with You! ' ••'?,? Every Time You Gel Mother's Ocrtt (premium patkag*) You Gel Another Piece! Enjoy America's bcjl-lored, mo.*f popular cereal in two special ways! Lovely tableware for jou ... and jo many famous, rccojtoizcd benefits for the whole family. )ujl count off tlie "cxrtaj" with delicious Mother's Oais—top growth protection for your children, vitality and energy boosters for you and Dacl-and Mk yourself what other cereal bririK^yoii so much •1st lilllt rar.'Gct Mother's Oals, with premium, for surt today! Mclhtr't Oalla-itt, Aluminum IT*r* fitu-Ain'M/e, Tea! Mother's Oats (PREMIUM PACKAGE) ant. and made it Into » denial hool. The relnun no* allending col- j>« l« not the only piece of war surplus on Hie campus. Ho nmy !>« "inj in an old barracks, eating m rii.-chnri!ert quoiuel hut. solng to a.vses in an ex-Army hospllAl, us- K MI i plus medical corps tost -in lies In chein lab. 11 W*R CamoufLfti* The Indians rtld not \\tnr war painl [or the purpose of [*mlyni([ /o«, but, n« cRinouflRRe (o ihrni IP.VS cfltupkcnniiJi, their Europe Bitter And Hungry, Bowles Finds NEW VORK( Feb. 5. (UP)- OIlM- ler Bowles, former price aclmlnls- (ralor ami economic stabilizer said ve.sii-idn.v on his reimn from a United Nations mission to Europe thai both Eastern mid Western Europeans dwply resent "the exploitation of their rhlltlreiis 1 hun- 8«M' _ in Ihe name of power poll- "Th<'v must nave me fiwd, at any COM. but thry are bitter al having to swallow ihe h«mmer-anrt-sickle or Ihe American eajile In net II " Bowie* said, Bowles visited France, Italy. Czechoslovakia. Hungary, Polnml and ihe United Kitimlom as intcr- UHllonal rh.iiiman of the Unlteil Nations Appeal lor Children, llr Mid children in all I hose commies except the Unlled Kingdom, are in desperate need of looil, medicine «nrt clothing. Orvill* Wrlght't WIU Co** to Probate Court o., m. i. <U.M- 11i* will of orHIU Wright, 7«. year-old oo-lnvent«r of the alr- lilana who rtlsd here I Ml Friday was offered for probate loriay. Named „ ««ec«tor, of Ihe Mt«l« were Iwo nephewi. Haiold s Miller, of IDayton, and Howard W Sieeix-r, of McClotKh, Kan, Meanwhile It »a.< revealed that \M-8ht «»ve to Burlhain i-ollene »t nichmoiid, Ind aeveral moiUhi before hU rtfalh. Or. Thorn M f. JOIIM, Eailham presidenl. jMd the money p r ob- I ably would be used lo construct > ^rlellce hall »« « memorlil | o Ihe Inle Inventor Dr. Jone ( said then »'iis no restriction on the mnney as to lt« use. Wright had resided In Richmond I In his youth anil wa> acltvely In(crested In Ihe alfalrs of (he coi- IcRe, He held an honorary <te«re« liorn Iht schoool. Between loo and MO of Ihe pail* of an aulomoblle contain rubber. In addition to It* Urea, Rar« • Hug fr.m Hubfcy O X- Ah-tatplr* th* krldg* «|uh (ff.V <0 , - -7 \ •/ " ^ f-T CSV ; >A* ^ ' U s*fift FiW Give a different Valentine . . . luittlienrt ofGtncnl Mills In her coasMo-coatt braadcatf* ANOTHER BIG HIT SCORED BY HARFS . It's q.MAR-VEL-OUS Cake! HEART SHAPED, topped by gay candy hearts nestling in creamy-white icing. 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