The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 10, 1947 · Page 2
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Arkansas Auto Owners to Begin Use Of New ' T L »cense Tags in 1948 LITTLE'ROCK, A rk., NOV.-io.« (UP) — Arkansas automobile owners will get "clipped" »»-hen 1»49 rolls around . . The Slate Revenue Department Is inaugurating « new program de signed to save an estimated (45 000,annually. Sale of 1948 tut will be conducted Just > s in the pa»t but the tag Hie automobile owner buys nest January for 1944 last three years, and It won't be until 1951 that the color* and design of [he plates will be ch ed. And that, is where the automobile owner gets "clipped," In 1D« and 1050, all that will be Issued is a small metal "clip" to be fastened on the license pliUc over (he numeral of (he previous year. Revenue Commissioner Otho A. Cook believes that the new «VB- tcm will become permanent since It already has proved successful in other states which adopted the th* because of PAGE TWQ Contempt Action Faced by Writers Proceedings Advance Against Witnesses in Communism Hearings BV GRANT B1LLMAN ' (lfnH«l Press Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, Nov. 10- (UP) — TJie. House UnAmerlcan Activities Committee is nearly ready to lake the next step 'in Its. contempt, proceedings against lo Hollywood movie writers and directors, It was learned today. Committee sources said ihc con- v sem of only one more member is needed to refer the contempt proceedings against 10 Hollywood movie writers and directors, it was learned today. . Committee sources said tlie con- cent of only one more member Is needed to refer the contempfKitd.- tions to House Speaker Joseph W. Martin, Jr. Four of the nine committee members already Iiave created the action. These .sources said the other five members are being polled and are expected lo give their "unanimous consent" within the next few days. Once the cases are laid befove Martin, he must decide whether to refer them directly to (lie attorney I general for prosecution or await ] --- . „ - — „ . t the return.of Congress so they can cord ll! license sales, the Revenue be pnssed upon by the full House j Deportment has ordered 42ffO membership. . Ings, compared with 40,000 l'~t' The Hollywood witnesses were """" "-"--"-cited by a three-member -subcommittee investigating Communism in Ihc film colony when they refused "yes" or "no" answer.; to Ihc question, "Are you or have you ever been a member of the Communist Party?" They claimed the committee had no more right to ask them that question than it did to ask them whether they were Democrats or Republicans. Martin left no doubt that he expects the cases to be. referred to the courts. He said he was willing either to certify the citations immediately qr await the approval of the full House, whichever the committee wants. Face Fines. Jail Terms If convicted, the writers mid directors face a possible maximum penalty of a Sl.COO fine and one year in prison. In past Congressional contempt cases, however, most defendants have escaped with 1 a fine and no jail sentence Rep. John McDowell, R., ra., said previously that lie believes Martin should delay certifying the cases until Congress returns because "this .BLTTHEVILU (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Woman Jurist Willing to Aid Model Fugitive PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 10. (UP)'— Mrs. Ida RosenUml, former preal- dent of the Alabama Women Lawyers Association, was willing today to Hid James R. Collins, 38, eKaped lifer from Alabama, "(f i find Collins deserving of leniency." , Mrs. Rosenthal, In Philadelphia to visit her two daughters, said that If she found Collm* worthy of help she would make 'a personal pie* to Alabama Oov. James E. FVMsora on hi* behalf, Collitu escaped In 1«X from an Alabama prUon where he had »erv«d seven year« of a life term u a result of a bank holdup in which a Mobile bank manager was killed In 19M. He fled to Bucks County, ft lived a model life for 10 jreari, and earned the confidence and reapect of neighbors who came to hu defense when ha wa* arrested lut week. 'I know Governor roiwrh," aald Mrs. Rosenthal, a Birmingham attorney for 36 years. "He U a big man—a progressive governor. His mind is always open to reason." „-, --..., ,„,„„„ ,. , " T »e purpose of imprisonment Is year. Collections last year tola'. I refor m," she laid. "If Collins li $4,347.888, ami alrcady-in the first M completely rehabilitated u peo- 10 months of this year that figure', ?_ _ sa - v ' sendi ng him back would has been exceeded. ' • The llrst 10 months this year the sale of tags produced nearly S5,000,000 as compared with $4,300.000 in the same y*rlod last year.. The automobile owner will be given only 30 days to do his tag buying. The licenses go on sale Jan. 1, with Jan. 31 as the final day. Under a 1945 law, the governor has no authority to grant an extension. plan during conservation. With the new year less than two moiitlis away, the Revenue Department- already has the 1948 plates. They have black nurmerals on an aluminum base and are the same size as the 1947 model. Truck and trailer tags are made of steel, but due to the shortage of the netal It wus Impossible to get plates or similar cosstructlon for pass- iger cars. Anticipating n new all-time re- Curb on Strike Violence Urged Governor to Confer With Mississippi's Legislators Tuesday JACKSON, Mill., Nov. 10. <W)— Hecurrlnr violence In t long »nd bUffr buj utrlke today led Oov Melding L. Wright to cill the ler- UUture together for »n inform*! meeting n«t Tuesitay to d!«uw mearw of putting down the "l»w- " , serve no purpose." Extradition of Collins wat ordered delayed last Tuesday by Oov. Polsom pending a full Investigation of the case. s is a matter of national importance* and the House should know exactly what tha situation is." Rep. Richard. M. Nixon, S,. Cal who represents, the Los Angtles district in Congress, was the fourth member of the committee to approve the citations. Still to bo heard, from are Keps D,-M!ss Joim 6 Munht/R n D, Fla, ^.', if O The Holljwood ttitncss'ra cited for contempt were writer-producer Adrian Scott, directors Edward Dmy tryk and Herbert J. Biberman and writers Samuel. Ornllz, John Howard Lawson, Dalloij Trumbn, Albert Maltz, Alvnh Bessie, Ring Lardner Jr., and Lester Cole. ' Farmer Killed by Auto In Front of His Home FRIENDSHIP, Afk., Nov. 10. tun — Funeral services were being planned here today for Walter Harper, 38-year-old farmur. who was killed near here Saturday night when struck by an automobile driven by Joseph W. Mefford Jr. Mefford. a 26-year-old ministerial student at Ouachita College. Ark- adclphla, was absolved of blame. Officers said witnesses reported Harper ran into the path of tlie Hardware Mutual Insurance Company of Minnesota Large Dividend Saving* Low Net Cost Protection " For Service W. L. TAMKE 4M E. Davta Si., P. O, Bo* 411 Phone. ««7 Blrtbevllle, Ark. Wright's c«)I did not auutn* the proportions of a special session ot the assembly, but It wu obviously his Intent to tike that itep If solon* »gret with htm th»t new liw§ fhould bt passed to deal with the <itautlon. The »lrik« involved »bout *00 drivers and mechanic* operating Southern Trallwayi bu*es in eight states. Since the company adopted a policy in Augiut of running the strike-bound buses with "trainee*" a wave of violence ha* re«ulted. urday when unlfentlfied putle* The trouble hit a penk last Sat- hurled a dynamite bomb through an open window, of the HaUiesburg. Miss., bui terminal. 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