The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 12, 1947 · Page 3
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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1947 UAW Asks Voice Four G ' lven \Life Terms BLYTJIEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS In Romania In European Plan Reuther to Demand Labor Participation In All Aid Programs By CHAKI.KS H. HKRROU) (United Press Staff Correspond*nt) ATLANTIC CITY. N, J., Nov. 12. (UP) — Walter p. Reuther. presi- itlcnt of Ihc United AlHo Workers • (CIO), will demand a full voice 'or organized labor in the administration of any government plan 'or aid to Europe, i high union source said today. Tills Informant said the request Probably will be made lo the appropriate Congressional committee and President Truman. Reiithcr. re-elected as head of Ihc country's biggest union, told « reporter his program "Is what I said it would be In my report." There, he said "labor must participate in the councils which develop and implement the Marshall Plan....at every step," rtcuther said I hat he may make n further statement oti his program today when his landslide election by ihe union's 11th convention Is officially certified. He said clear and definite" foreign policy resolution will be submitted to the convention Friday. Tills Is expected to deal In some detail with Ihe Marshall Plan. Secretary of State George C. Marshall has asked Congress lo appropriate S2.657.COO.OOO through next June 30 for Western Europe and China but Senate Republican M&earter Robert A. Tail said the ^proposed spending is too large. Support nf FUn Assured A stronp stand In support of the Marshall Plan Is assured In view of the smashing anti-Communist victory scored by Reuthcr personally and by his candidate over Secretary-Treasurer George r. Ad- rtes. union sources said. TJeuther won re-election with 5,502 votes out of 6,883 recorded. Emil Mazey of Detroit, neuther candidate, unhorsed Addes in the closest contest of the 'convention. Addes. in office since 1936 and leader of the anti-Reuther forces who were supported by Communist elements . received 2,572 voles. Mazey won with 4.820. Reuther forces 'said their victory would swing the CIO sharply away from Ihe left-wing fringe within its-ranks and had dealt a death blow to hopes of John . U Lewis, president of the United Mine Workers <AFL), to wreck the union and the CIO. On the home front. Reuther's program s - called Cor higher wages and lower prices, a tremendous 1948 campaign for employer-financed pension and insurance plans, political action for repeal of the Taft-Hartley law and enactment nr social legislation, and unity at local union levels with ATT, anrt Independent unions. Other proposals Include the establishment of '.a vast 'consumer cooperative system to provide food, medical car e and housing and formation with other groups, of a motion picture company to produce labor films. lake Nor fork Recreation Policies Are Discussed MOUNTAIN HOMli, Ark., Nov. 12 (UP)— Politic? ~:irt regulations r.ai- crnlng 'he Lake Norfork reservoir were, scheduled to be lUsciusttl by members of the Chamber ol Com- iiierce. here ludny. Col. Q. ic. (inllowny, I.llllo Hock district enpinccr, 111 nUcml with other members of h s stuff. Chninu 't ! o( Commm-i' rcpi si-nl-.vUvvs \vm- e:;pocted to nmke (-commendations for improving the cci'cntlonnl urcn of the project. I Churchill Wants Plan For Statue of Him Set Aside Till He PAGE. LONDON, Nov. 12 iUl>>—Wlilslotl Churchill has nskc.l the Cinque at would Ports to drop the Iden up n 200-(»ot stiituo o( plele with A ulK clKiir t luivc hncl n red neon lip. '1'ho sinlue \vi\s first p Clmrles II. Dnvts ol Mus who oflrrril lo coiuiuct i\ drive for $100,001). 'I'liB nemv-llnhlcd cltjiu- BUCHAREST, Nov. 12 <U)P— Dr. Juliu Manlu and fellow leaders oi the oppositionist National Peasant Parly were convicted yesterday In Bulgaria's mass trial tor treason, and M:\niu was sentenced to solitary confinement (or ll(c, i In lieu of the death penalty, forbidden In Romania. Maniii. president of the party, and Ion Mlhalache, vice president, were sentenced to ILfc I nt hard labor. Because of their age —Manlu Is 75, Mlhalache, fi5—their terms were commuted to life In soil tary confinement. Life terms also were given In absentia since they had left the country. The remainder of the prison terms given In the trial of 19 oppositionists before military court ranged from one year to 25 years, many of them at hard labor or In solitary confinement. would hnvc served ns n boacon for Mill's in the chiiiinc!. IJul Chmx-hlll wrote Mayor J. A. Wiles of New Itomney and .said he would rntlier the mutter were dropped until he died or retired from politics. Chun-lull Is Lord Wm-den of the 'Cinque Ports. They originally w»r» Dover, Sandwich, Komnejr, Hastings and Ilythe tad were tfven »peel»: privileges In'tho 13th century-lor Instituting defense menauret. Head Courier New* Want Adi. Liberals Losing Ground In Philippines flection MANILA, Nov. 12. (UP) — Unofficial but nearly complete tabu- i lations o! the vote in yesterday's very j elections in Manila and four other ollcv MiK today sllowcd president Manuel Roxas' liberal party losing ground lo the opposition ~Nactona'.- isla Party. The. latest returns showed rout- Liberal and four Naclonallsta candidates leading for the eight national Senate seats at stake, Previously, the Liberal Party had held five of the seats.. Roxas' party still predicted that it would win all the seats when returns from ihe provinces came, in. They were arriving slowly. Thousands of provincial and municipal officers also were elected yesterday. charge.of reckless driving. The newly-weds were arrested by Slate Patrolman Buford Chambers following a three-car collision Highway 65, three miles North of here. Patrolman Chambers said Dowdy s "cratlc driving h?d been checked earlier and that It was found to be due to his love-making to hls.bride.' * Missing Man's Body Recovered from Well MORRILTON, Aak.. Nov. 12 (UP Funeral services were held today for Ernest Smith, 35, whose body was found in a well at the- home of his father in Perryville, Ark., yesterday. He had disappeared on Monday. Following an Inquest a verdict of accidental drowning was returned. Love-Making Leads To 3-Woy Auto Crash CONWAY, Ark., Nov. 12 (UP> — Love today was Warned for landing a honeymooning couple. Mr. and Mrs. James Woocirow Dowdy of Russelville, In the Conway jail on a IT'S TIME TO IAT ""RUSTIC INN New Hours: 11 a.m. til 12 p.m. Try Us For Fine Foods! GORDON Alula**. 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