The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 7, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 7, 1947
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PAGI TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 1947 Case Lett Up to Courts Board of Education For Payroll Podding RALWOH. N. 6- HOY.'7. (TJP) — The State Board of Education yesterday voted to leave prosecution of R. L..Mix, Jr., for payroll pad- dine up to the district solicitor but stood, tut on Its action In revoking the former ?udjon School principal'* teaching certificate. The board adopted a committee report recommending that It "should hare no official opinion concern- Inf the criminal responsibility" of Tril*, who lost hU teaching permit and was fired as Hudson principal after he admitted misusing state funds in paying his teachers. The decision left prosecution ot the plain-spoken president of the Morth Carolina Education Association up to Solicitor James C. Farthing of Lenolr, who recently declared in a Joint statement with Atty.- Oen. Harry Mclfullan that Frits' guilt should be decided by a Jury 4 Chairman A. McL. Graham of ' the board's committee said In his report that "there is no obligation on the State Board' to initiate a criminal proceeding" against Prltr. IX*TM School Dispute Alone The board also declined to act on a local school controversy at Wheat e«'amp near Klnston and referred the dispute, which led to a long parents' boycott of the sc!x»l, back to Lenolr County ollicials for settlement. Graham said the committee's recommendation that the board keep hands off criminal action against Frita- was not influenced by protests Irom Frita's home county. "If we have acted without authority (in revoking Frili' teaching license), that can be decided by the court and not by mass meetings at Lenolr or in the South Piedmont Teachers Association," Graham told the board, ... Protests have poured in steadily from Caldwell County tbenotr) cit- laens, and a mass meeting in Lenoir recently condemned the board for revoking Frits' certificate. The South Piedmont teachers, whose pay raise program FrlU used as a springboard to win the NCEA presidency, also denounced the state board's action In a recent meeting at Charlotte. After losing his teaching license Frits: repaid the »1.«00 in state funds he leas accused of misappropriating Story Folds for Keeps on Corregidor U.S. Gfve,s Historic Fart to the Filipinos Down again, this time Picture* and Text By BtKT BKANDT NEA Staff Correspondent CORREQilDOB ISLAND. P. I., Oct. 39. (NEA). — An American military legend Is rotting away. Corregldor — the rock — still stands. Only some drastic act 01 Ood could ever pull down t'nai towering mass of granite In Mantlr. Bay, where' 11,000 Americans ano Filipinos for five long months withstood almost 250.000 Japs In one of the great feats ot military history. But on that rock, everything that Man created is dying, or dead. It's quiet on Corregldor, now. Weeds crawl over tiie rusted remains or the big guns that once hundered. The tiny beach at North Dock Is Ittered with debris, and with the punctured hulls of landing craft. fl*f I* folded and earrfully carried away Speaker Says Tax Cut Issue Should Wait At ttie left, In a little ravine, Is the entrance to Malinta Tunnel, which housed Army headquarters and a hospital — the only refuge while MacArthur's and Wain- wriglit's men were undergoing the worst bomlm-dmcnl to which any Island ever was subjected. Hl(;h up, at the right, the steel and cement skeletons of barracks and other army Installations are gaunlly etched against the sky. . Climb up the dusty rond. In the undergrowth on either side He big guns, at. crazy angles, with deep gouges bitten out of their barrels by bursting Jap shells. They look forgotten and forlorn r as the vines slowly claim them. The buildings you pass are shat- tered'relics. .Their roofs are gone, their steel beams exposed to sun and rain. Big chunks of massive concrete walk hang limply, supported only by steel reinforcing WASHINGTON. Nov. 7. (UP) — Speaker Joseph W. Martin, Jr., said yesterday he personally believes that 'any tax cutting legislation sJtouVl watt *«U1 the* regular sas-'. ion ot Congress In January. * The Massachusetts Republican head of the House told newsmen shortly after his return to the capital that he thought in would be "better to take up taxes as the fin.t order ot business In the regular ses- lon." ! Chairman Harold Knutson, >R., Minn., of the House Ways and Means Released by Russians Committee, has announced he would •eek approval of the House Republican leadership to consider at the special session of a revised "Qulsk- ie" bill to reduce personal Income taxes effective Jan. 1. rods. On the pock-marked wall inside one ghost building, scrawled in fading black, I read "Duffy Belmont, Mass." Under that "Krainz, Cleveland, o." And beneath that a single word — "Waln- wrlght." For five monttiB, back In 1842 the eyes or the world were Corregldor, while the last gallan remnant of American - Filipino strength kept up Its gallant resistance, winning time for the United States to arm, though — for themselves — only death or savage captivity remained possible. The American flag, hauled sadly down on May 6, 1942, and butn- ed so that It could not be desecrated by the Japs, rose again when General MacArlhur came back. Now It Is down again, this time far good. I came here on the day the 'United States turned Corregldor 'over to the free Filipino government. As It was lowered slowly Lo the strains o[ the National Anthem, suddenly Old Olory unfurled to full length for a moment — then, it seemed sadly, The hilipptne flag goes aloft on the pole from which Old Glory Flew on Correcldor. drooped again and came on down. Now the Hag of the Philippine Republic files from the white pole atop the highest point on Correg- ldor. Behind it, standing out sharply on a bright afternoon, Is a group of hollow-eyed buildings that once housed the heroes of the Rock. And behind these, in turn, over on the mainland, rise the I cloud-shrouded peaks of Bataan. This now is Corregldor. I wonder how many remember? How many care? Utility Seeks Authority To Sell Big Bond Issue LrrTUE ROCK, Ark., Nov. 7. (UP) — The Southwestern Gas End Of Building Mote rial Shortage Seen By McCarthy CHICAGO, Nov. T. (UP)—Joseph McCarthy, R., Wis., predicted yes- eriay the shortage of housing ma- erials would be over by next sprfnc If there are no «erloux strikes In the steel and (ypaum Indvutrles. McCarthy, a member or a joint Congressional committee investigating the housing shortage, said the committee had the full cooperation of labor leader:, except In 'a few Isolated in»t»nces." He wild, however; that the building Industry needi twice the number of, apprentices It now employes in order to carry out the nation's expanded building program. [ McCarthy spoke briefly at the opening of the committee'i two-day and Electric company of Slueve- uort, La., today asked the Arkansas Public Service Commission ror permission to Issue and sell bondi totaling $7,000,000. The firm explained that the bonds are to be sold under competl"ve bidding with proceeds being used in'construction and acquisition of additional -property. The llrm operates In Southwestern and Western Arkansas, Northern Louisiana' and Eastern Texas. hearing on housing here. Chicago Is the 18th major city which the group has visited. Committee chairman Rep. Ralph A. Gamble, R, N, Y.., said the com- mittee w*s trying to determine what legislation should bt passed to relieve the housing shortage through a stir'" of its causes. He said 100 witnesses would be heard her*. FOR SALE 4-in. Concrete Sewer Tile Concrete Culvert Tile Size 10 in.. 36 in. A. H. WEBB Hwy. 61 at State Line Phone Blythevllle 714 Bakery Special MALTED MILK CAKE Special Malted Milk Icing—Rich in Flavor ON SALE SATURDAY ONLYf Telephone Your Order — Dial 2073 HART'S BAKERY Outside the tunnel tlmt sheltered V. S. forces in tlie sleje of Correfldor, NEA Correspondent Bert Brandt ami an Army lieutenant mrvey the crumbling remnants of a' military legend •O ot 2611 — 2611 — 2611 — 2611 IF YOU WANT THE BEST IN A FIRST LINE TIRE . GET THE NEW "HOOD 400" • Washing • Road Service • Lubrication • Esso Products Also Goodyear and Firestone Tires 1 i \WE CLOSE SUNDAYS I 2 liilrtilorMitt 201 West Ash Street ! American Newsmen Hat for Truman BERLIN, Nov. 1. (UP)—Theodore Colemnn, director of the American Press Center in Berlin, said yesterday Unit Russian authorities had released two American correspondents who were arrested earlier by Soviet plalnclothes police. The two newspapermen—Henry Burroughs, Associated Press photographer, and Joseph Fleming of Stars and Stripes, reportedly were taken into custody while trying to photograph R Russian barter ship. Colcman said they wera released shortly alter 7 p.m. (llOO p.m. EST). He said they »•«• released by the Central Russian Kommanaatura. Read Courier News Want Ads Profcient Harry Truman wavw hit o»w t»n-g»U<» ha\ that *a* prt- (ented to him by John Ben Shepperd ot Lon«view. Texa», National President of the United State* Junior Chamber of Oommeree. (NTA Telephcto). FREE ESTIMATES ON • PAPERHANGING • PAINTING Interior or Exterior Painting Phone 3885 Russell Price hot . , , charcoal black ... so juicy and tender Lt melts In your mouth —that's the kind of steaks we serve. For the finest food anywhere — always dine her*. It's Dixieland For Sizzling Steaks! Fresh Reelfoot Crappie • Chicken-N-Basket Fresh Pork Chops • Special Dinners* Away Down South It's Dixieland For All Your Flavor Favorites! 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