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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 29, 1947
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NKIWCnAnms x-v» MS-ID rrajri:' *. C?T» * r*-v * *in * « . / w W ^^^^ VOL. XLIV—NO. 189 Outright Grants To Europeans Due to Be Made Loans Contemplated Along With Gifts, One Official Suggests WASHINGTON, Oct. 29. (U.P.) —Acting Secretary of state A. IjOvelt said today that the Marshall plan to be presented to the special session of Congress Nov. 17, will include outright gifts for hard-pressed European countries. This was the first official on- the record disclosure that the long-range plan contemplates outright gifts as well as loans to the 18 countries participating in the Marshall plan. At the some time. Secretary of the Treasury John w. Snydcr said the Marshall plan must be token care of, before tax cms can be made. He said financing of the plan should be on a pay-as-you-go basis without unbalancing the U. S budget, Lovett rlid not give any specific figures on Ihe amount to be loaned or given away. He said final decisions have not been made yet. Lovett said three types of long- range aid probably will be Involved: (1) outright grants, <2> loans and (3) an intermediate field involving both loans and grants. Tough Decision! to Be Made He described the week of decisions facing the administration as "hell week." Snydcr told a new conference that President Truman would discuss taxes in his message to the special session of Congress -Nov. 11. Snyder indicated that this is not the proper time yet for cutting taxes. Tax, reduction cannot be considered until the government knows what its revenue needs will be. He said it would be impossible to set a scale of tax reductions when government needs for fiscal 1949 are not known yet. Snyder's attitude on taxes whicl presumably reflects that of the administration, clashed head-on with that of the Republican con gressional leadership which has served notice it will renew Its fight for income tax cuts. The GOP position, set forth bv Sen. Robert' A. Taft, R., o.,, and others, was challenged by one Republican Senate member Sen Charles W. Tobey of New Hampshire. Tobcy said in Boston that a desire "to make the headlines" is responsible for the tax reduction demands for .some of his . GOP. colleagues in Congress. Blythevllle Courier Blylhevllte Dally New« _ _ ™E POMINAN Blythevllle Herald Mississippi Valley Leade OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI ' B1AT1IKV11,I,K, ARKANSAS, WKDNICSDAY, OCTOBER 29, 1947 Marian Mayes Wins Joyces Speech Event Marian Mayes, 16-year-old Blytheville High School senior, yesterday won first place in the "I Speak for Democracy" public speaking contest held at the high school under the sponsorship of the Junior chamber or Commerce. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Mayes. As winner of the local elimination, Marian will represent Dlythe- ville in the slate contest. A recording of her speech will be made and submitted for judging In the stulc event. Registration for the contest closes Nov. 1 and winners will be announced Nov. 5. Second place winner was Arden Ferguson. 16, also a senior. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs, Joe Ferguson, c. G. Redman Jr., 17-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. C. Q. Redman Sr., won third place and Billy Sum Berryman, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Berryman was fourth. Both boys are seniors From among state winners of the contest, sponsored nationally by the U. S. Junior Chamber of Commerce, four national winners will be chosen and will receive o trip to Washington, D. C., and a scholarship. Speeches of the four entrants were original compositions based on the assigned topic, "I Speak for Democracy." Judges for the contest here were J. Louis cherry, James Roy and Jimmle Stevenson. 'Frisco Bids For 1948 Convention Will Match Basic Offer Made by Philadelphia To Lure Democrats WASHINGTON, Oct. 29 (UP)— San Francisco was ready 'today to match Philadelphia's basic S200000 offer to lure the 194B Democratic National Convention to the Golden Gate. ^ A final decision on a convention site was to be made by the Democratic National Committee which meets: at 11 a.m., EST.,' at the Mayflower Hotel. Tile committee also was to go through the formality of electing Sen. J. Howard McGrath of Rhode Island as national chairman. Mrs. Edward H. Heller, Democratic National Committee woman from California, said shortly before the meeting that she had rounded up enough cash support to t equal Philadelphia's offer of a certified check for S200.000. The City of Brotherly Love is bolstering its bid with a promise of $50,000 more for entertainment. The Philadelphia delegation, headed by Mayor Bernard Samuel claims to have the support of a majority or the lOO-odd-membcr national committee. Republican leaders already have picked Philadelphia for their convention, to starl June 51. The Democrats, according to custom, were expected to pick a date several weeks later. Also before the committee was the question of convention strength. A sxibcommittee planned to recommend a bonus of four delegates to each slate that went democratic tn 1946. The 1944 convention comprised 1.176 delegates The bonus plan would boost the total to more than 1.200 and would bolster substantially the power of the solid South This would please the Soutficrn- I ers who have .bemoaned their po- ' sition ever since the so-called two- thirds rule — for nominating pre- sfdcnl and vice-president — was abolished. Henry Wallace and hts third party talk figured prominently in hotel room conversation but were not expected to draw official mention. McGrath, 43-year-old former U S. Solicitor General takes over the top democratic post confident that President Truman not only will accept th c nomination but will win. McGrath, who succeeds the all- Ing Robert E, Hannegan. will hanx on to his first-term senate seat, dividing his time between lawmaking and politics He says Jokingly that th e campaign won't even raise his blood pressure. A veteran pollllclan, he was elected to three successive terms as governor of Rhode Island. His political record »o far lists nothing but vlctorif* Job Placements High in Missco 325 Obtain Jobs in Industries in City During September Blytheville employers hired 325 workers for Industrial employment during September through the local offic6 of the Arkansas Employment Security Division, a monthly report revealed today. Placements, which have increased slightly each month since January, decreased.-3.7 per cent during September as compared with August. Compared with a year ago the Sep• tember figure was 3.4 per cent higher. J. M. Cleveland, local office manager, pointed out that of the number of hires made during the month 113 were veterans: Stressing the need of more physically handicapped workers in industry, emphasized through the state-wide Employ the Physically Handicapped Week, recently observed here, employers of the city hired six with handicaps through the local employment security office. A total of 431 job openings was received by the office during the month which was an Increase of 3? 2 per cent over August. The number of openings left unfilled at the end of Ihe month was 51,2 per cent more than at the end of August. Fewer Men Seeking Jobs New applications for work showed a decrease over the previous month. The 67 applications taken during September were 40.2 per cent lower than the number taken in August. During the same period readjustment allowance payments to veterans and unemployment compensation to non-veterans declined 40 per cent. . Tlie local office manager said that several factors continue to operate to prevent a better utilization of the surplus of labor in the area Included are location of many workers in rural areas where work opportunities are limited. Other factors are strict employer specifications regarding training and experience and in some cases age restrictions and unattractive wage rates and working conditions in" certain types of work. In Little Rock, Purifoy Gill, state administrator of the Arkansas Employment Security Division, said I that Arkansas employers throufh- 'oul the state hired 9.337 workers through the local offices of the agency, as compared with 7702 In Ag "g«st. and 7,897 in September, Mr. CTill said employers of Arkansas took the slogan: "Ability, not disability. Counts!" to heart and hired 443 physically limited persons as compared with 273 in 1946 during the same period. Local employers are urged to place all their Job orders with the local employment security office to ob- lain qualified workers In professional, technical, skilled and clerical positions. Parking Problem Solution Sought By C. of C. Board Co-operation Sought To Make More Room For Shoppers' Autos A movement to achieve the cooperation of personnel of Main Street firms in- alleviating the parking problem will be launched soon by the Chamber of Commerce, it was learned today. Members of the Chamber's Board of Directors met yesterday afternoon in City Hall and decided to write letters lo all Main Street linns asking that employes who drive cars make ironsporhillon arrangements which would result In lewer cars occupying parking places for day-long periods. t The letters will merely ask the co-operation of these employes and the move is entirely voluntary, it was stressed. The Brfard suggested (hat the em- ployes have someone drive them to work and return to their homes with the cars or that they not drive them downtown at all. This would conserve a large amount of parking space and would lend lo improve business by providing more places for customers to park, it was pointed out. The probability (hat many customers limit their trading becaues adequate parking space is not available now was pointed out. The 'Board yesterday also discussed a chamber of" commerce membership drive which Is scheduled to bcgil. r.cxl month. B. A. Lynch presented a report of the meeting in West Memphis Friday of the East Arkansas Natural Gas Consumers Association, of which he Is a. director. Batesville Minister To Move to Osceola OSCEOLA. Oct. 2!).—The Rev. and Mrs. Herschclle Couchmanand family will arrive In Osceola tomorrow where the Rev. Mr. Couchman will assume his duties as pastor of the First Methodist church. They formerly lived in Batesvillc where he was pastor of the Central Avenue Methodist church. Fall Weather Arrives Distinctly Fall-like weather prevailed here yesterday as the mercury went no higher than 15 degrees and during the night dropped to a low of 47 degrees, accord- Ing to Robert E. Blaylock, official weather observer. Soybeans (Prices f. o. b! Chicago) open high low close M " r 345 345 337-12 338-V4 Ma >' 340 340 33S ' 335 SINQLH COPDM, FIY1 CHOT» ! Hollywood Stars Protest Hearings Unresponsive Witnesses From Hollywood Handled With Speed by Committee Courlous spectators peer through a window for a glimpse of Hollywood movie slars and producers who arrived In Washington to protest the House UnAmcilcan Activities Committee's Investigation of alleged communism In the film capltol. From left to right are: Joe Slstrom, producer; Humphrey Bogart, Evelyn Keycs and Ijuiren BacaU. (NEA Tele-photo.) Full Parity Price Supports Urged Mississippian Asks South-West Unity Against GOP Policy JACKSON, Miss.; Oct. ,29. (UP) — Sen. .James O. Eastland. D., Miss., today urged Southern and Western congressmen to form a coalition agamsE'thc Republican majority and push through a farm program guaranteeing full parity price support, Eastland, who Is chairman of the Senate Cotton Committee, also urged thnt the Commodity Credit Corporation remove its ban on Japanese manufactured textiles entering the United States. He said the Japanese goods would "give the American buying public a break" and thnt the Agriculture Department would be doing the people a "great injustice" if the Japanese markets are allowed to pass to Britain and 'India. Eastland said it would "be our duty" to rewrite the nation's agricultural program during the forthcoming special session and next year's regular session of Congress. The price support program now in force expires next year. He said the GOP apparently desires a program calling for only 60 per cent of parity. "I judge the fight will revolve around these two figures," Eastland! said. "I hope Ihe South and the I West will band together to support! measures for price support at parity. " Eastland blamed high prices of manufactured textiles on "Ihe cot- Ion manufacturers who are gouging the American public." \ Union-Sponsored Food Stores Report Enthusiastic Response By United Press Union-sponsored cooperative stores in 10 cities Irom Calilornla to North Carolina said today that the ventures were accepted enthusiastically by members wherever they were Irled. Union officials agreed that the attempts lo reduce their member*' food bills were a success. + -. __ The greatest .savings were reported from Hawthorne, Cal,, wi 'j Ihe labor unions joined farmers in the area In establishing a produce market which is open only on Saturday. They snid the direct producer-to-consumer prices were about 40 per cent lower than at j regular retail stores. More 'than! $9,000 was sold last Saturday. j At the opposite end O f the scale wos n recorl from Evansville, Ind.. where the CIO United Automobile Workers Union oper store in the union iiighls and Saturi The store handles ducts. Local retail vllle undersold the union store on soaps last week, an canned goods were two cents cheaper nl UAW store. Embezzlement Defendant PoiJJs Bond for Appearance At Next Court Term World Cruise Urged for Navy Legionnaires Here Hear Address by Air Station Commander O'apt. H. 11. Hiittorfield.commaiid- !UK officer of Ihe Memphis Naval Air Station, said here last nl|>lu. thai Ihe safely of U, S. cilizeus de- pciuls upon Ihe " realistic oullook of your represL'nlallves in COIIKLTSS." ' S]ieiiklng HI a Navy Dny [>ro«rnm held by Dud Cason Posl'21 of tin- Amerlcnn Legion, dipt. Uutlcrllcld told 250 Legionnaires of Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri lhat as citizens control the policies of Ihe United Stales through their representutlves In Congress anil hence much depends on them towards building H strong Navy as a line of defense. He also suggested that a display of America's naval strength through a world cruise might have a "favorable effect on certain foreign powers." "It was Theodore Roosevelt who, back In 1008 when thc International barometer In the Pacific was netting low, sent the fleet uroimcl thc world so lhat our potential enemies might look before they leaped into war," thc captain said. "We might very promltnbly have duplicated that maneuver In lOllf). Perhaps anolher world cruise right now nilghl have a (nvornblc effect on certain world powers." Fear of War Aids I'cacB Calling for sufficient armed strength to enforce peace, Capl. But- Icrflcld ,sald, "all of in want Ihe United Nations lo succeed In Iho lask of Injuring Die national security of Ihe world bul It can never succeed unless peace-loving natiohH like the United States maintain sufficient force lo Inspire fear of thu ' Attempts to Intimidate House Group is Charged by Chairman WASHINGTON, Oct. 29.'(U.P.)-More "hostile wit- iio.sso.s wore removed from the- witness stand in rapid-fira order at thc J louse Communism-in-Hollywood hearing to- diiyjHicmise they refused to say wlictlier they were Coni* ~ ""* munists. Contempt Cases May Boomerang High Court in Past- Has Exercised Care To Protect 'Rights' BY l.Yl.K '(!. WILSON (Hutted l'r<-ss Staff Cnrnipandeiit) WASHINGTON. Oct. 20, (UP) — The House UiiAmoricnn Acllvlllcs Committee is likely lo fall bclly- whoppcr oi) Its congressional dignity when It Rcls to court with Its Inlest Communist contempt proceedings. Four committee witnesses In thc Hollywood Dcd Investigation have been cited no!' beciiuse they would not sny whether they were mcmlim of the Communist I'nrty. The record will show that the Supreme Court has been leaning over backward und alrnpst standing on Its hend lo give Communists, suspected Communists or fellow travellers break. ' v These new contempt cases will not reach the Supreme Court In a form likely to tempt a majority to swllch- eroo und sustain the committee What the court needs to bring itscll up to dale on Communism is a case depending on (he clean cut Issue: position thai Communists me sub- lay ••after n'earlng^vltience' In case appealed from Municipal the ! Co " rt alul " continuing until (lie Spring tcr m Hie trial of a Blythc- vllle man indicted by the grand Leachville Man Wounded; Youth Faces Charges Raymond Owens. 23. of near Leachville is being held in county jail here on charges of assult with intent to kill following his arrest yesterday by Deputy Sheriff Floyd Burris of Leachville. Owens is alleged to have shot Wesley Murphy. 26. of Leachville in the back of the neck and shoulders with a shotgun following an argument al Owens home one-half mile North of the Carmi community Monday afternoon. Murphy's injuries are not considered seri- '< ous. According to Deputy Sheriff Burris the two men had been drink- Ing and became engaged in an argument. Owens Is alleged to haw obtained ins shotgun and shot Murphy as he stood In front of Owens' home. Pellets from the shotgun struck Murphy ,„ the back of the head j neck and shoulders, penetrating 1 the skin but none of them going deep enough to be determined dan-i gcrous. Burris stated Preliminary hearing for Owens lifts been set for Saturday" Walter V. Hayden, editor of the Evunsville CIO Newspaper, said the union considered the experiment a success however, ..and thai it planned to jvork. with civic groups in establishing a permanent cooperative store for labor and the general public. Al Detroit, where the union-sponsored slore plan originated, both the Briggs Body Local 212 and the Ford Local 400 said the iden hart prove a "huge success." Undersell Chain Stores Kenneth Bannon. president of the Ford local, said that BO per cent of Ihe Hems sold ut the slore are priced 2S per cent lower than similar items offered at Detroit chain stor e groceries. "We have worked out the plan so that we have a smooth running business." he said. "Members may leave orders for case lots on Monday and Tuesday and pick them lip on Saturday. The store sells between $4.000 and $5,000 worth of | H°°d.s store in the 2000 block on groceries every week." I West Main. The store and its stock Members of'th e Briggs local said *™ (lt f'°>'e<i by a fire March 18. the plan was successful and "a',, & 5 )lL wtncss for thc state are step in the right direction toward " st ™ on tho '"formation filed by lower prices." Tony Szewinski prc- Pl 'osmitmg Attorney James C. Hale sident of the local, .said the' [iri- , °' Marion. They arc Jodie Holder • ccs were lower than chain store lic1 ''' G - "• Robinson, James I!. prices on 93 per ccnl of thc icems i Gillt < ! ys- Eiilice While., H. C. Eld- sold. He admitted however that I niiRe ' cl) arles Short, R. E. Hull and It created a lot of work for union i Jolln Hcndricks. Jury. Tlie only indictment returned by the grand Jury for this icrm accused Harry Fritz-ins of Blytheville of cinbez/llng more than 411,000 In March while an arfent for thc American Express Co. Through his attorney. Max Reid, Prilzius entered a'plea of not guilty this morning and thc case was continued for thc term by agreement of prosecuting and defense attorneys. Thc defendant Is free under $2,SCO bond. Eight Wltn<-,scs Listed According lo Ihe grand Jury's indictment, PritKius is charged with embezzling SI 1.235.51 Mar. 31 while an iij'ont for Ihe American Express Co.. the iirm which Issues travelers cheques. Deputy Prosecuting Attorney H. O. Pnrttow said today that the money allegedly was embezzled during a period of from Mar. 3 to Mar. 31. Fritzkis at thai lime operated a dry . in th c store A Jurv wns empanelled this morn- i 1[1 K '° "car the case of Willis Ford "' "^"'i^"^, cl>! \ r(!edI wllh « r "! ui judge yesterday enjoined Ihe local I "' ", L, "<ln B was dc- " Scd '""' officers who clerk without pay At Minneapolis district court I ned Ihe local I rctall grocers association from con- ' spiring to put a union-sponsored store out of business by threatening to boycott any wholesaler who dirt business with the store. Union Obtains Injunction Four locals of thc United Electrical Workers Union obtained a court arrival of some witnesses. Manila Man t'onvlcled Gant Summer of Manila was found guilty of Incest yesterday afU-rnoon and Ihe Jury fixed his punishment at three years in the stale penitentiary. He has not been sentenced yet. order restraining wholesalers from ; A jury heard testimony this morning in the case of Audic Peak, ap- Project Wins Voters' Approval WEST MEMPHIS, ARK.. Ocl •>!> (Ul >— Cntlendcn County voters today approved financing and construction of a new community hospital here. The project will be completed with federal aid and is expected to cost $1,200,000, Voting. 21 O f K precincts. For, 686. Against 102. The county al present has no hospital. refusing to trade with the union slore after salesmen said Ihcy j pealing a Municipal Court decision couldn t deliver goods to the union ; on a drunk driving charge store because their other customers ' Malcolm Mooncy of Gosnell was would quit buying. ; ^.rraisned yesterday on a charge of James G. Wayne, proprietor of robbery and entered a plea of guilty, the Minneapolis store which sells He is held in thc robbery of a li- at an eight per cent markup from : nuor slore here May 14, when $61 wholesale, said that hundreds of, was taken. persons jammed thc store on open- : Walter Boles, charged with sod- ing day, buying up a two-day only, pleaded guilty yesterday nflcr supply of merchandise. ; withdrawing an earlier pica of nol In Norlh Carolina. CIO-sponsOred i guilty. stores at Wlnston-Salein. Lumber- i ton and Elziabcth City serve approximately 11,000 members, according lo union official.-! Prices. From Truck Collision they said, were about the same as wholesale prices. Prices on pinto Henry Goodlow of Blytheville re- brans wcrp 10 cents a pound Ir.-s crivcd a minor leg injury and fa- than those in chain stores, and cial bruises yesterday afternoon five-pound sacks of potatoes were , when trucks driven by William De- Iniurirc "l/UflCS 15 cents cheaper. N. Y. Cotton open Mar 3283 May 3285 July 3109 Got 2960 Dec 3270 hieh low 3300 3245 3204 3237 3214 3167 2913 2948 3231 3233 1:30 3234 3232 3117 29 W 3249 barjlabcn of Blythevllle and Alfredo Garcia of Manila collided at | the intersection of Second and Ash Streets. Garcia, headed North, collided with Debardlabon, going West, and Ihe impact knocked the tatter's truck into a parked car. a police report showed, slight damage resulted to the front end and hood of Gar- cla's truck and to the bed of th« other. No arrest. 1 * were made. may not spare us from Initial blows whlch will hint. It will permit us to rapidly mobilize and bent off the aggressor." He stressed preparedness and the building up of a strong Naval reserve lo Implement thc nation's first line of defense. The ciiplain also called attention to "subversive tendencies" which now exist but named no specific groups or movements. Capt. Bultcrflcld pointed out lhat al presenl there arc grave problems in international relations concerning America's responsibility in maintaining world peace. There arc also grave problems In regard lo the roles which tile Army. Navy and Air Forces should p!ay in the defense or Implementation of national policies and as to Ihe weapons which ehould be used, he said. Discuswig the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor Dec. 1, 1011, the Naval officer said that statements and explanations offered afterwards "are not all wrong" but "Just fail to show the complete picture of the situation then cxi.slini;." Communists on Pewrl Harbor The War and Navy DepnrtrnertS-i did not Issue a "special alert," lie said, because " 'readiness for war' of R military power which has as its aim world domination is otic thing and 'readiness for war' of a democracy such as ours is another." Although it appeared that the War and Navy Departments did not expect the Japs lo rilt Hawaii, it was actually a matter of the Japs making a move that did not appear logical to U. S. military strategist.;, Caul. Uiilterllcld said. A study of the overall strategical situation showed thai Saigon, Ihe Malay Peninsula and the Philippines were Ihe most logical points for the Japs to attack, he pointed out. "As far as consideration of the possibility of an attack on Hawaii, it was and lias been considered for years, but in this instance it did not .seem the best step lor Japan to take." Capt. Bilttcrfield added "I personally believe that the 'blow' struck by Japan at Pearl Harbor atfcctcd the prompt mobilization of our entire war effort and did more toward destruction of [he Japanese Empire than any other method of entering into war could have done." In pointing out that citizens an:l their representatives In Congress hold the responsibility for providing equipment and personnel for the armed services, he said they also had Ihe right to expect that these be properly employed an.l trained. "That." he said. "Is a large order," t>ccause thc r.rxl war could start with the bombing of any of a number of points In the country. Tells of Air Reserve Program He also mentioned the Naval Air Reserve program such as is being coiiducled at the Memphis'air station and said "we would be happy to sec more enthusiasm throughout this whole area In enrolling and atlending drills In our program." This program, he said, "is vital to thc solely of the United States." Earlier In his talk. Capt. Hut- terflcld poinled out thai Ihe Navy League of M'e United Stales has The unresponsive witness** •warn charged with contempt or Congress at another noisy commlttt* session. Removed from th« wltnnu Jtand louay were: Writer Snmu«l Ornltz, for whom the commlltee Iteted 30 alleged Communist, affiliations. He . was listed as holding Communist Party Curd NO. 41,880 under tlia party name of "Sam D." Director j. nibciman, listed u having 19 red affiliations and hold- Ing Card No. 472G7. Previously, four other , s, all writers, were charged with contempt of Congress for refusing to answer "yes or no" when asked If they were communists. Commillce Chairman ,1 Par- ntll Thomi* charted at the slart of .-today's hcarlnr* lhat- "powerful influences" wer e tryinj to Intimidate the committee. Ha recnpllulated Ihe commltlee'» preliminary Investigation of Communism in Hollywood and said it produced "ample evidence 1 ' that a full-ncule investigation was In' order. Thomas sold "w« have not. and we are not violating the rights of any American citizen, not even th« rights or the communists, whos« first allegiance Is to a foreign government." He recalled lhat thc commlttea lust week received testimony from more lhan 20 witnesses — the so- called "friendly" writers, acton and producers — who leveled Ihe T . ,. _- , - ............ i s — w evee e '" "'«, Communist Party subversive | charges of Communism against or Isn't 11? The court Is not directly on record on that question, The legislative and executive branches of government have officially taken .. „ ... - to af- Irm or lo deny that he Is a member of a political party he is likely to find the rourls susliiinlni; him, oven if thc parly happens lo he Com- muntsl. That Is because membership In Iho Communist Pmiy Is nol Illegal. The Supreme Court's record Is not reassuring to those who may hope 'Hie most recenl contempt moves will be sustained. Thc court's latest opinions on Communism were wllhln the pust four years when the Soviet Union and the United Stales were ever-loving allies. On June 21, 10-13. the court reversed a lower court ruling which would have revoked the citizenship of William Schneldermann, nla Communist Frank Murphy opinion on behalf of himself and Associate Justices Hugo L. Illack, William O. Duuitlns. Stanley F. Aeed and Wiley fiutlcdge. It was a remarkable opinion in which Murphy said Communists from Mnrx in 1840 to the modem Josef Stalin have advocated w r orld lullon, bul that they did not colleagues. "They certainly have more at stake in Hollywood," Thomas said, "than some of the actors who have descended upon Washington • with would-be slars and starlets to bowl' over a committee of Congress of the United States who dared to put the spotlight on the Comniu-' nlst foreign «gent». operating wttl' In thelr-^erVMndu'*Cry.-:.\^ -'*" Thimi*. was caustlo ir. hij description of theM sUr«, Including Humphrey Bo*»rt and I-ourcn . Hunull, who left today after com- Injc here to protest the hearing*. "These prominent Americans ; who> appeared th e first week, all from the Industry, are the ones' who leveled the charges (of Communism)," Thomas said, "ft wasn't the committee. And now, in the second week, when those who have been accused publicly, openly, of being Communist.-! and of attempting to utilize the motion pictures for the furtherance of a ruthless dictatorship — have they come before this committee and answered these charges '- no. they have come aa •(nl-Mlnlln f Mr O"-' "". >-."-J .Jim, I.UIIII; do Hermann « Callfor- ( Communists always do, and screum . Assacale Justice-bm O f rights - constitution'-Mid . W ™L E , . . "™ jorlts : tll'lfy those who would seek -to expose them. "There can be no doubt In anyone's mind who has attended these hearings that Mr. Lawson, Mr. Trumho, Mr. Bessie and Mr. Malta (all writers) are Communists, that they have been Communists for a long while, and thai they will con,,,„.,„ ,, ., , , ; — tlnuc to be ConimunlStS. Serving it ml y mean It-at least not with not the best Interests of the Unlt- .spccL to me United Stales Slates, but the best Interests of a foreign government. Oh yes. Mentioned the paid apologists, for these peo- it Dritnin. Brjilfies t'a»« The court delivered on June 18. 1815. its opinion on Harry Bridges whose deportation as an alien Communist was sought by the Justice Uepnrlnicnl. Ilrldges heads the International Longshoremen and Warehousemen's Union (CIO) on the West Coast. The court reversed the department's deportation order. Douglas wrote the majority opinion In behalf of himself. Reed, Itul- Icdgo and Black, Murphy wrote a concurring opinion. 'Hie late Chief Justice Harlan F. Stone wrote a dissent with the support of former Associate Justice Owen J. Roberts and Associate Justice Pclix Frankfurter. The majority found none or In- sulTiclent evidence that Bridges was a member or had been afniialed with the Communist Party. It did not challenge the contention lhat Ihe party was subversive. Murphy, however, brushed aside Ihe Implied complaint against the Communist Party as well as Ihe direct effort to send Bridges back lo Australia. He wrote that the Communists were engaged in harmless (Innocuous) activities. New York Stocks (S« PREPARED on Page 16) U 8 Steel 2 r. M. Stocks A T ft T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca Cola Gen Electric '.. I Gen Motors I Montgomery Ward ! N Y Central i Hit Harvester North Am Aviation . . Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum \] Studebaker Standard of N JJ j Tcxos Corp Packard 155 7-8 70 34 3-4 97 7-8 63 3-« ple have employed full page ads In an effort to distort and lo divert the beam of exposure which they saw was descending upon them from Ihls commillce. "This is lo state to the American people and lo everyone concerned, that this beam is not going to be turned on" or shut off until all the Communists In Hollywood are exposed." ' The film writers charged Monday and Tuesday with contempt (See HOLLYWOOD on Page 16) Three Oregon Officials on Missing Plane KLAMATH FALLS, Ore-. Oct. 29. (UP) — A plane with Gov. Earl Snell. secretary of .state Robert, S. Farrell. jr., and Stats Senate President Marshall Cornell aboard, was missing in the rugged southern Oregon country today. The plane, piloted by Cliff HogiM, veteran pilot, took, off from th« Klamath Palls airport at 10 p.m. Tuesday for the Kltterage ranch in Warner Valley, about 70 miles east of Klamath Palls, The party was due at the ranch at 10:30 p.m. First Indication that the plana was missing came at 8:30 a.m. today when a party at the Kitter- 186 1-21 a £e ranch telephoned the Klamath 36 3.4 Falls airport that the pl*ne had 59 1-2 not arrived. 58 5-8 Planes from the local airport H 1-4 and from Lakeview, Ore., were 88 7-81 searching the mountainous area 9 3-g between Klamath Falls' and the 28 5-8 8 7-8 16 1-2 21 1-4 77 68 1-2 5 3-8 78 3-8 ranch today for possible signs of the plane and the party aboard. Weather Arkansas—Generally fair today, tonight and Thursday. Not much change in temperature.

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