The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 22, 1947 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 22, 1947
Page 11
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER M, T94T (ARK.)' COURIER Farmers Favor Price Conlrols House Committee Continue* Tour to Get .Grass Roots Data B.v GKORGE E. KliKDY, JR. (Viiiled Press St.tll 'Correspondent! FLORENCE, Ala., Oct. 22. (UP) I — 'rh' 0 avrteliling House Agiirul- ] i'lre Committee leaves the Soiuh I today carrying with It a picture! ol Dixie's farmers solidly united I behind a permanent farm program i of price support, soil conservation S and production controls. The picture was based on hearings attended by farmers and their represents lives from every Deep Eolith slate, .Not a single dissent- Ing witness appeared to disrupt the general paltwn although different sections stressed different parts of -the program.'Die tobacco and peanut form.> ers of Virginia and the Carolina^ placed heavy stress on production controls. • One after another they '.'Old the committee meeting In the high school auditorium in Rocky Mount, N. C., they wouid meet trouble without ti-ii pr 0 . groin. Cotton planters' and share croppers of the "Deep South" region! placed greater emphasis on price i supports and soil conservation. | They' said that uncertainties of | Income prevented them from pro-1 ducing to all-out capacity The committee, which 'is tonr- iriE the South and Midwest by bus to gel he views of farmers on agricultural legislation checked the testimony -on-the-tarm" Interviews. MembVK stopped at cot ton, peanut and tobacco farms all along the road. In 'every case, (he farmers slancl- k ing on their own .soil backed (lie ' testimony given bv their i.-pre- sentatlvcs at the hearings'in Ricky Mount and Montgomery. Ala. Committee Chairman'Clirtord R. Hope, R., Knn.,- said, "if there were any dissenting witnesses, they certainly did not come to us nor could we rind them. I don't know whether this feeling is unanimous but it certainly Is supported by the large majority." All the witnesses expressed alarm over the expiration date of Dec. 31, 1948. for present price support programs. They asked that price supports he made permanent- before that date. The rlenirmd for a full soil conservation program came most heavily from Alabama and Georgia- states faced with a heavy soil erosion. Witnesses said at least S300,- 000.4000 a year should be spent on the project and some though the figure should be $500.000.000. The committee hearted info the more uncertain territory of the Middle West and scheduled its next hearing at Madison. \Vis. on Friday. There it will'rjsten to farmers cral aid programs.' expected to be more critical of fed- Home committee members, generally Inclined to distrust federal farm aid programs, expressed dis- lappointment over the attitude of the Southern farmers. : But they agreed that It' was a' unanimous attitude and would have Royal Family Portrait Arkansas Woman Rules Over Court Where Martial Woes Are Unfolded PACT Kthel i3arrymore, dowager queen of the American stage's fumed "royal family," Is pictured on the lawn oi her Momaroneck, N. Y,, home with her daughter. Mrs. John Miglietta, and her grandson, John Drew Miglielta, the ninth generation of the great theatrical. family. Little John's great-great-uncle was the famed matin** idol John Drew. Labor Leaders Killed by Man Believing They Attacked Him LlTTTjE ROClt Ark, Ocl. H. tNEA).—PulMki County here h»d more applications for divorces la*t year than for marriage licenses. . And a woman, happily married, granted a good snare of them. Judge Ruth Hale stepped up Irom the job of utUlant. prosecuting attorney to the master In chancery office when the divorce load hi Pu- Uskl County became too heavy for one chancellor to handle. The state legislature, hi crciti- hig the job and putting a woman In charge of the streamlined divorce court, reasoned that she would be more understanding and more familiar with home problems than a harried male Jurist. A graduate ol Arkansas University law school, Mrs. Hale specialized in sociology and psychology. But It wasn't a breakdown of the martial state that necessitated her job. Arkansas, with a three months residence requirement for divorce, Is competing with Nevada, Idaho, Wyoming and Florida as an easy divorce state. Despite the fact that the supremo court has ruled bona l\<le residence must be established, iwople from many states other than Arkansas find it a convenient place to shed unwanted mates. There were 2168 divorces granted In this county alone last year, a record number. Applications for divorces totaled 3381; applications for marriage licenses were 14 less than that. Census bureau rcjiorts for the country as a whole in IW5 showed marriages leading divorces three to one. Outsiders find Little Rock nmt he resort city of Hot Springs gooil places to spend three months. Hot :prlngs, where the atmosphere more She hkN to qt!ot« from an article In the Journal of the American Judicature Society lu summing up her views on divorce: "Marriage Is Intended to be and should be a permanent, llfaMme relationship, and the law should never be permitted to serve as an instrument to make It anything lew than that . , . "H can be hell on earth, however, to be compelled to live with some people for the rest of otio'e life, regardless of the clrcunutaucPs under which that relationship may first have been entered into , . . Most government* have, sanctioned the dissolution of marriages to free people under certain circumstances from the torment of a married life llmt Is worse than death. "The objective of divorce laws should be to accomplish the latter purpose where necessary with as litle damage u possible to the general concept of marriage as a pcvmnnonl union." ^m Read Courier Naws Want Ads. BY ROBERT T. I.OIIOItRAN (United Press Staff Correspondent) CHICAGO. Oct. 22. <VJP>— Edward E. Rathmann, 42, oil salesman, confessed yesterda}' that he shot •and killed two Chicago labor leaders last night in the mistaken belief that they had roughed him up while he was intoxicated. Actually, according to witnesses, the men were merely trying to help him after he passed out. Rath- mnnn admitted that he was in » I "drunken stupor" at the time of the shooting. The shooting occurred in a Northside tavern where Rathmann had been drinking with the two men, George McCarthy, 50, and Patrick 8. Brcnnan, 65. Brennan was killed outright. He was an advertising salesman for the Chicago Building, and Construc- i Uors Trades Council' Manual arid I former president of'Local 629, In| ternational Union of steam arid Operating Engineers (AFL). McCarthy, vice-president and business agent of Local 705. Truck Drivers and Chauffeurs Union (ATTi>, died several hours later in Danish- American Hospital. Rathmann told the officers that about 4 p.m. yesterday afternoon, to be 'taken into account permanent legislation. he met a woman acquaintance, Mrs. Margaret Bergen, 35, outside the tavern in Chicago's uptown district, He said he Invited her Inside for a drink, where Brennan and McCarthy were drinking whisky and beer at the bar. He said he knew McCarthy slightly but had never seen Brennan before. They talked for a lew, minutes and itrs. Bergen left.' '-,' Mrs. Bergen said she was waiting for a street car acrou the street when she saw Rathmann stagger out of the tavern as though he were ill. Slie said he fell and she ran back to the tavern to ask Brennan and McCarthy to help him. They placed him In McCarthy's car, she said, and "slapped his face lightly to try to bring Him to." H was the slapping that "made me think they tried to beat me up,' CHILD'S COLDS Relieve coughini spasms, muscular .sorenesr or tightness as most mothers do. At bedtime, rub on time-tested ... Starts 2:30 p.m. Featuring Otto Scrapps and other Professional Drivers Main Event: 10 Mile 20 Lap Grudge Race BLYTHEVILLE AUTO RACES Sunday, October 26th At Blytheville Fairgrounds Spectators Grand Prize man'i or woman's 17 Jewel Gold Wrist Watch from Guard's. 6 THRILLING RACES CHAMPIONS Admission Only 60c Sponsored by Dud Cason fast 24 American Jud(e Ruth Hale, happily married, admit* marriage "can be hell on earlh" for some to whom ahe (rant: divorce*. approximates Reno, gets the swnnk crowd. Those who want to woric during their three moiHlis enrorcctl stuy find prospects In Little Rock blighter. Judge Hale keeps her streamlined court Informnl but efficient. She divides her wcelc Into "mo- lion tiny," "imconteslert divorce clay," and so on. Within the framework of the law nho makes sure that every divorce granted bliould be granted. ElcUr G. B. Row* of MistmwHkn, Iiu!. Puslor of Midway Gospel Tubenuvcle will he guest p s|)flRkor tonight at the Gateway Tabernacle So. Howard St. Pride Addition U G. ttornh, Pnslor Public Invited Now HUBBARD'S i — Bing Crosby Record made .specially for Philco Week INCLUDED NO CHARGE! off BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 FARM Gil LOANS Horn* Office, Newark, N. J. ' LOM« TSUI FftOMTT ClOMNA CfiLL, WRITE OR fill" LOW RAY WORTH INGTON 115 8. Third St., BljtheTille, Ark. BerrtBi ThJj Section 2S Veara AutluHad Morttft* Loan SoUdtor (or THE MUDENTIAl INSURANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA I *,. "And don't give'me H ny of that something-must- have-happened-tn-the-motor line ... 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