The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 4, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 4, 1947
Page 6
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PAGE SIX Bl/VTIIKVILLK (AUK.) COURIER NI3WS THimSDAY, SRPTI2MBEU 4, JIM7 Accused Realtors Tou Q h Life Plead Not Gui Federal Judge Sets Oct. 15.a$ Final Date fqr Hearing ' WASHINGTON, Sept. 4. (UPi— The National Association of Heal Estate Boards and the. local Washington Real ,Estatc Board today pleaded innocent to government charges of criminal conspiracy to fix commission rates on house sale? and leases. .Federal Judge Jennings Bailey j set Oct. 15 ns the iina! dale upon which Hie two trade groups can file special pleas. The dale was silggested by Victor E. Kramer, a special assistant to the attorney general, who conducted the federal grand jury inquiry which resulted in the groups' indictment on Aug. 27. No officers or members of the NAllEB or the local board were present at the ormlermiciit. The innocent pleas were entered by attorneys. The indictment of Ihc realty groups was the first in the Justice Department drive against what it calls artificially high prices on consumer items. The Justice Department is investigating lo determine whether there is a conspiracy among industries to maintain high and fixed prices. The Washington grand jury is expected to resume Its inquiry \\: Ihe real estate and-building fie!<' next Monday. Meantime, another local grain jury was still looking into the gasoline price situation locally while another in Los Angeles is imesli gating gasoline prices -\n Pacific and Mountain areas. yesterday n call was issued fo n federal grand jury in Chicago I: investigate the processing and dls trlbution of food and their prices There lias been no disclosure yet. as ~to"'how soon the department will—begin, action in other consumer fields, including clothing ana house furnishings. It's no picnic being a scnaloi. says Sen. Sheridan Downey, o! California. Ho inninlairis that about 90 per cent of ail senators are overworked. Downey 'stayed in Washington most of the summer, working at his papfr- stacked desk. Bond Cashing Veterans Quickly Dispose of Terminal Leave Pay C/iRUTHERSVILLE. Mo., Sept.* 4 — Pciniscot County and Caruth- , _ . -, . _ cisvlllc Gt's cashed more than' fSCapea tOftV/Ct Returns KX'U' Jr^Tu^,^ Pr«o» So He Con Got <lav. und by nightfall, many ot the j American Cltucnsfl/p cashics were us broke as they v;ere lielore netting llu Lines formed av both brinks -iiesday morning before the door.s were opened, and a lone line 1 lorm- ed inside the bunks until nfler (lie middle of the morning. The First "5i ite Hank reported today 11 hud i ishi'd about, $<10.nw>, und llic National Hank iclJorlcd about $30,000 cashed there. Both banks "id only a very small per cent of the money was deposited* 111 cheeking or .savings accounts, liy nightfall, many of th'.'m hud disposed of their cash. Some paid debts, others inntlc r/ur- chases. but, mnny jusl "had a nig! celebration." One veteran who received about said that, morning, had only about, $M.W) left that night. He spent it all "celebrating." Approximately '.\'& veterans appeared at the cashier windows of the two local banks Ihc lirst ilay to cash their bonds. Amyets Plan Auxiliary FORT SMITH, Ark., Sept. 4. (UP) — One of the major steps expected to be take:) Jit the Amvets state convention in Port l.rri'l.K ROCK, Ark., Sept. 1. lUPi -- Mike ly'andrick, a YIIIJO- slavian Ijy birth, got. his freedom today und a chance at American citizenship. Hack in 1D25. mike, then yi yeais old stoic $4.000 from a I'inc niitii. Ark,, man. lie wanted to buy :i farm in Yugoslavia, Mike wiis sentenced to Hirer years imprisonment, but in ISKii lie fled to Kly. Nev., where h(! v IK'id until last year. He worked as a guide, and made many fine friends, amony them the city marshal, the justice of Die peace, the dlslrirt judge and even the sheriff o;' White Pine County. Nev. Bui Mike wasn't altogether happy. ]!(. wanted to become an American chi/cn. So last year lie returned to the Arkansas Slate Penitentiary uilh letters of recommendations from Ely citizens. Now Mike's free. The. Parole Board recommended to Ciov. 15e:i Lanes' that Mike be granted a full pardon. Serves Aboard Flagship Charles n. Trotter, machinist's male second class. USN. son ot mated thai some 1.000 Arkansas Oeother W. Trotter ol West Uidnc. members would paiticipale in the j is servini: aboard the ntnptubio;i:- conver.lion. The principal speaker i force flagship USS Taconic, th" will b:- Sen. J. Will'.nm Fnlbrighi. I Navy said today. Read Courier News Want Ads. Smith Sept.. 12 is vln: establishnu-m. c.l a women's auxiliary. Spokesmen for ihe t, r roup esti- Soil Conservation Given Emphasis Notables Speak at Arkansas Meeting Held in Conway CON WAY. Ark., Sept. 4. (UP)- Cjov. Hen l-uney today w:us expected to join the roster of prominent men who have addressed Ihc annual •.Heeling, of Soil Conservation Su- ji.'iiisors and the Arkansas Basin K.ood Conlrol Association. Yesterday, » crowd estimated at more (ban 3,000 jammed the adcil- lorium at Arkansas State 'i'eaciiers Oolleye in Conway to hear Senators John L. Mc-Clellan and J. William Fullmghl. and U. S. Engineers Chief Raymond A. Wheeler stress the importance of soil conservation and Mood conlrol. Lt. Col. Wheeler explained that bosh soil conservation and flood couirol are compliments of ciieh other. And he added" together they can end the needless dissipation 01' previous resources." Einphasixing the advantageous position of Arkansas with regard to the allotment of federal flood con- i tro! and conservation funds, Senator MoClellan nevertheless de- rlared that coniimiation of the national river development, soil conservation, and forreslry programs is "essential (o pi-ogress.. .and to :lic wv'lfarc of all out peoule." H was Senator Vulbrlght who i;lac.'(i the favorable condition of American Coal May Be Asked For Europeans PARIS, Sept. 4. (UPI -- Rcyo'-'ts circulated in European et:ono:n!t: the American soil on a par with the American system of government in maintaining the cound'y's slreiiKlh- Said T'ulijright, "will) less than six |>C!' cent of the people of the world we have greater industrial production than the combined production of Ihe rest of the world. Upon this our strength and our security are based." ccnference <|iiaiters today that '.lie United States would be asked to furnish liurope with '10,000.000 tons of coiil in 1U48 tindei 1 tlie Marshall l)lan. If the reported request is made and lui.'illed. ne.irly 10 |)er cent or the American coal output next year would go to Europe, on the UiM'i of a pre-war turnout of 420,«K),0(,0 tons a year, , 'Hie conference, craning a schedule of European needs and resources for use under the Marshall plan, announced that it was draY''- I inn up a program for stimulation of | coniineiUal coal production which ' would eliminate progressively the j need for U. S imports. ' j The plan called for :i scaling | down of imports from the United Stales lo 6.000,000 tons by 195), with Europe becoming self sulli- cicni in coal by the end of iliac year. Hardware Mutual Insurance Company of Minnesota Dividend Saving! Low Net cost Protection For Servile W. L. TAMKE 408 E. Davis St., f. O. B«x «1 Phone 2487 Blythevllle, Ark, Plans for Legislative Forum at Spa Take F.orm HOT SPRINGS. Ark.. Sept. 4. WJ1?)—The first of a scries of national - forums' lo be held" in the Stfite ,of Arkansas, the meeting at Hot'Springs on Sept. 9, will cover Ihe.problem of legislation expected lo,poine up. before Congress at the neKt'Session. in.'January. The 'forums are. being sponsored by the National Chamber of Commerce, and the chambers of the individual stales. Directing Ihc Hnv Springs discussion will be Little Rock Attorney Grover T. Owens. Head Courier News Wv.nt Afis. ELBERTA PEACHES $2.50 and $3.00 "'....'. .Per Bushel We Sell: - • By the Pouml • By the Bushel • * • Truckloacl BLYTHEV1LLE CURB MARKET 130 E. Main. Phone 073 Upholstering Add new colors to your home and prolong Ihe life of your furniture. 1. Expert Craftsmen 2. Finest Materials 3. .Custom Styling E, V. 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