The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 31, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 31, 1947
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f A Employe [ells of threat Communists Caused ' His Discharge, Man Tells Senate Group •.WASHINGTON, Jan. 31.—CUP) —James L. Smith of Kno.xville, Term,, .yesicrdny charged thnt nn employe .of. the Tennessee Volley Authority once warned lifm he would be "among the first to be stood-up against the well kno\vn uR&stah ' stprie.-wair nflcr the revo- v lutlon." "Smith, "former TV A .fild supervisor, named the employe ns Harry, F£ Alters:, He said Alters admitted to- him he was n Communist and hoped . to be "commissar oj fjrianec" after the "revolution." He said Albers threatened him unless he (Smith) "(jult fighting the cause.''. : Smfth testified before the Senate Public Works Committee which Isxcpnsiiterliig 1 the nomination of Gordon-fj. Clapp to be TV A chnlr- man.-He appeared at request of Scii.. 1 Kenneth ,,McKcllar, D.. Tenn.. who'js spearheading ihc opposition to'Clapp. .Smith charged thai he was fired by TVA In 1939 through a conspiracy of Communists and radicals' working under.him. . "I believe thai if I had kept my mouth shut anil not fought the cause, .rwould not have been fired," he said.'- - -• .Clapp, previously testified that Smith ..was discharged because he \ras unable to get along with em- ployes under him. Clapp also has consistently denied MeKellar's implications' th:t he harbored Communists In TVA. HC) has insisted he has no sympathy either with Communists or fellow travelers. Smith said he had persuaded several employes under him not lo get mixed up with alleged communists in TVA. He said this anti- Communisl activity lva s really what led to his dismissal. Fireproof Hotels Not Always So, Patrons Discover .NEW YORK (UP)—Distinctions between the -terras "fireproof and fheproof construction" as applied to .hotels and other ; public places are % explained, in a, statement by W. E Mallalleu. general manager of. the National Board of Fire Underwriters. *He expressed concern over the puolic's reaction to the recent, disasters 1,, the Hotel LnSalle fire in Chicago..and the Hotel Winecotr f«e in'Atlanta^ .Some hotels, especially Die newer ones which were built under the roqmrements O f a city building cpije modeled upon the biiilrtins recommended by Die Nation- r,, : M° arti of Firc Underwriters, ciiold correctly advertise Ihat they were fireproof, Mallalieu said ..The term 'fireproof construction, ., as us ed by [he National Bgard O f Fire Underwriters a nd vr'-n f: ii-'- flre ' ins " ra "ee interests," Mallalleu said, "indicates i tvne , f construction iii wh1ch the ' C o, uen T s «. the building can be completely destroyed and yet the framework ort the. building, including the in- l 9 v?,V w ' U be c "P»blc of beinz re- haWlitatert and continued in use. • • Precautions' 1 Needed ^'""l 0 . te - riri ' flre P r °of as applied to, a hotel should not be used even though the structure pf the building is of fireproof construction — unless: all vertical openings, such s, elf BLYTHEVrLLE ,(ARK,) COURIER Supreme Court §ifs for Official 'Family Portrait' MBMBHHMMMMBMMM9BIBKJMK'3JElHMlMBilBffe : aMaBa^^^.^a^^:fR'g^ £_[ FRIDAY, JANUARY 31, 1917 Congress Gets Dcffo qn Sales Of War Surplus WASHINGTON, j a n. 31.-<UP) . — Secretary of State George c. I Marshall told Congress today the government l s getting back about 26 cent,? on each dollar investment In its disposal of surplus property overseas,-. _, He reported that a s of Dec. 31 the United states has disposed of foreign surplus properly, original ly valued at $7.<JOQ,000,0~00 for al- : most $l,80p,OCO,OpO. ' Of the total, the State Department's Office of . Foreign Llqufdn- tinn has sold or disposed of S1.G78,- 218,000, while the remainder—$121,525,000 was ace-unfed for In direct or scrap sales by the Army and Navy. Has a Party ICSl T 0 "m :ll L 11( V.^ i / Y I'-'" «V I ">' l I 10 " Ct)llrt " t " 1C U " iU ' (1 3lillcs - Kc!ll<;(L lofll " : '-'S'll. ! »" mo I- Black; Cincf Justice Fred M. Viiison;. AsMieiuii! Jn.slict.-s SUi.ik-y K. Hoed and' Will nsl'l, are: Associate Justices Wiley KutlEtlge; Fi-;itik Murphy; Kobe, t II. Jiicl:so». ;i iHl : 'oci.lo Justices- Foiix "Kni. O. Duiighs; slaiuling left lo lnruKI II. Hmlun. Ups and Downs of Income Taxes Single perse in vtlh $3000 income wcrt liable loloxol $16.?Oiril93Q,'»iiiT income ton yeor. With upi and <fowm, this IGJC lo peaV of ^679.10 in l9J3>nd hai been on rfo\tnqfuJc ever since. Man with wi!c ?nd two children, on $3000 income, went I lor 11 yean. In 19-4), t tic tax of $58, vhich rose to tinie peak of S305.28 in'11-43. Public Clarnof Aboyt Princess And Beau May End ' * • •- • r * - '• • • • --'•' f • i -. 30 '32 First mcasnro to grab the legislative spotlight in llu- new Congress «-as lllc GO!' bill tn ix-dncc income tuxes 20 per mil Cliai't i-.bui'e traiTS the iom-1' <>( income lases (or avcrnm.-' persons since 1930, l"iv>l yi';ii- ita y wui't- in olffcl Figures ;n c U;^-ed un itu'unic from vaj;rs <J WUUO. wilh ni> allowance for pcramMl 'ili-ducliun:. con-^ I] ilnilitins. mitiri'sl. ett- other. ' I "Tills vertical travel of 'ire was the prime cause of death and injury in both the Chicago and the Atlanta hotel fires. "Tile separating partition and doorway between rooms and the corridor must be of such type as to prevent the ready spread of fire from the room to the corridor, or from the corridor ta the room. This means that there shall be no transom, and that any air concii- i tioning system shall be uf such a design as not to permit the travel of heated, poisonous gases into rooms." i Malalieu said fire insurance in, lerests luive no police power to ic- ''™ 5 " P to "«»vW««l communities to make siicj, requirements ALIGNMENT SERVICE Did you know that if one of youJr wheels is as little as one- •ighth ibch out of line, your tire i* dragged sideways approximately 85 feet in every mile? It it e«*y to ice from this fact, how much unnecessary wear your tir«« receive if your wheels «e out of line. ' • Faulty wheel alignment, like jaqlty brake*, alto nuket driving hazardous. Play safe —drive in today and let us check your wheel alignment with our Bennett-Feragen Chassis Analyzer. In a matter of minules we can give you accurate, visual proof of the exact alignment condition of your wheels. If correction is ntcessaiy, we can put your wheels in perfect alignment quickly and at a surprisingly low cost BLYTHEVILIE MOTOR CO. 219 So. 2nd. Phone 422 Gcts Back-in Army _ PITTSBURGH (UPl org. war veteran, \vantcd to return lo the anny so badly he motored 1,300 miles as fas; as the law allows to beat deadline. ad . Sorg. n veteran of both the Can- nnd U.nited Slates . , Irove with his wife to Harrlsbure from northern Canada. The Eleventh Air Force hend- Itiarters at the Pennsylvania capi- al commended Eorg for his "determination and loyalty." .'"••..'. »'III £ 111 U hiin^the grade of master sergeant. BY KOIlr.IlT United I'ress Staff Corresiiomlcnt LONDON, Jan. 31—(UP) — The public clamor about, n possible inMTlngc between Princess Eliza-: licllr and Prince Philip of Greece is endangering the romance, a .source close to the royal fa'/'ly said today. Philip's life In the Royal Navy hns become "miserjible", ' it was fa id. because of the publicity. Yesterday. Buckingham palace announced that the prince would licit ucconipany the royal family on ils •fortlicoming Inur. or South Africa.; The person with whom '• I cijy cns.srd [he romance is as close to the royal family, as iyoii : can get without beinir invileiMo [lie palace tar. tea. i asked this,person: • "Do you menu that.'there" may be Dn engagement at all?'-'-. "I cEimiot say that it will not tiiko place any more than I can say it will take place. But there is no doubt Ihat this press clamor is damnshH! its elianrtw.s of liannen- mv,. And it is making his life in tin' myal navy miscr.ible.' j "How?" ' • j, j "Well, lie has a job tencliinc ner- ty ofllcers. Unw woulti yo.i reel if you were in his navy mess and ..... | newspapers n r r i v e d screaming — \vnii.ini .;ii,out your 1 private life?" Then my informant added; "I M>:>ke to him about this one clr.v and he said that his fellp* I offiri-rs sympathized with him arjfl weie inclined to think he was not iK'im; fairly treated in the matter." Elizabeth, her sister. Mai-Rare', nnd (he King and Queen leave within 2-1 hours 0:1 !hc rjread- noiiRlii Vnnpiinrd for thr two- month tour of South Africa. The and gave heiress in the crown win celebrate her 2Ist birthday in April while she Is away. There have been r'u- •tnors that lipr engagement to Philip would be -announced that day. - - , There nlsn was talk about the possibility that Philip, as a navai :icutenant, miglit be' assigned, to Teachers in 19 Cities Obtain Pay Increases CHICAGO, (UP)—Teachers in 19. major cities began 1947 with salaries averaging about 525 a month more than they received a year ago, the Municipal!. 1 Finance Olfl- cers Association reports. Annual teacher pay increases effective on or before Jan. 1 In these cities ranged from ai least $150 in Cleveland to S420 in San Francisco. $440: in Toledo and $450 in Washington, D. C. Several large cities have adopted "single-salary" schedules, under which elementary, junior high and senior higlj teachers were put on the same;salaiy ladder. Philadelphia's ne w single-salary With scads of' political partici already, Italy now has a new one—an anti-Communist Socialist Kroup, headed by E. Saragat, above, president of the constitutional assembly. When closer cooperation with Coniinunlsls was advocated at recent 25th Socialist Congress in Rome, he walked out, formed new socialist group whose emblem Is seen in background. Three arrows, symbolizing "forward," overshadow (lie sickle and hammer. thr 7,000 miles- when the announced officially. .u- , • e n'*" rinncrt schedule granted raises of at least $350 to all teachers. Dayton, CX, adopted a single-salary schedule, raising minimum teacher pay from $1,341 to $1,700 a year. Cleveland's single-salary sched- "'" sets minimum pay' to instruct- i °''s at $1,800.. Newark. N. J.;~St. i Loui s, Mo.; Baltimore, Md., 'and lhflt , i Denver - Coi " also ' '''vised single-salary adopted .sched.L romance Read Courier News a two-day re- WE'RE LUCKY/ Mom gives us plenty of CURTISS PEANUT BUTTER For SANDWICHES . . For SNACKS / CURTiSS PEANUT BUTTER fias ffiof Flavor f Smooth nulritious GiJRTISS PEANUT BUTTER is> easy- spreading; luscious-lasting! Enjoy the fine flavor of fresh roasted peanuls in CURTiSS PEANUT BUTTER often! Ask for it today at grocers. You'll love ill CURTISS CANDY cp ; . frpduifers of 10S/M SOHtWIHG, If your car is getting a bit loose in the joints, we know how to make her act like a two-year old again. Our famous Chrysler-Plymouth Tightening-Up Treatment may prevent costly chassis and body troubles later on. Here's what our veteran mechanics will do: i (1) Check spring bolts and shackles —tighten if necessary. (2) Check shock absorbers. (3) Check body bolts. (4) Adjust door bumpers and locks. (5) Check rear-axle U-boIts. (6) Tighten battery hold-down bolts. (7) Tighten rear- nule carrier bolts. (8) Examine U-joint bolts. (9) Check engine mountings. (10) T. L SEAY MOTOR CO. 131 E. Main Phones 21-22 Tighten front and rear bumper support bolts. (II) Check front wheel bearing adjustments. (12) Check exhaust line system. (13) Check sway bars. (14) Check steering mounting. (15) Check dash panel instruments. Corne in and let our expert mechanics check up your car. UNTIL YOU* NEW CAR COMES ALONG WE'LL KKP YOUR OLD. ONE GOING STRONG1 CHRYSLER ^PLYMOUTH: C:IVF. us THIS DAY . . . OUR DAILY UREAI) For brqad the merchant labors long and late; For bread the beggar goes from Bate to gate. For bread the sailor loses hearth and home, A thousand, thousand mtlcs broad-seekers roam. For bread ore weddings made and sermons said; Of all good things, the first and ucst Is bread. —By Arthur Qulterman • a a Give Your Feet a Break with Proper Balance Rescles and Heels : "~ • >'' of finest Quality HALTERS QUALITY SHOE SHOP m W. Miiin Si. CHICK THEATRE "Where Happiness Cost5 So Little" WEEKDAY* Bui Otflce Opens' 6:45 p.m. Khow otarts 7:0» p.m.' Friday and Saturday Billy the Kid's Range War witii Bob Stecle and Al, (Fuzzy) St. John Serial "Black. Arrow? Chapter '.'. Also Cartoun SATURDAY'OWL SHOW Starts at 11:00 p.m.. "THE LAST RIDE" with Hieliard Travis, Lena 1'arkcr Serial:.."Monster and the Ape" Chapter. 3 Also CuL'tcun New Theater Manila's Finest Kbows EVERY. NIGIIT Matinee Salurday & Sunday Boi Opens Week l)ajs 7:«n; p ., n . Sal.-Sun. 1 p.m. ConL Showlnc Friday "Losf in a Harem" with . Hud Alibglt anil Lou Caslello . Also Siiorls SATURDAY "KING'S ROW" . A. It.ppublic Victure with Short Subjects SATUUDAY OWL SHOW "HIT THE SADDLE" • ': • • ' with . Ann Sheriilan,, Konald- Rega .. .. . Also Siiorls ••- . . 1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. c riday and Saturday \j ''Gunman From Bodie" i Tim McCoy and Buck Jones ./Jj Cur'.ouii and Chapter fi of "XorriW • lllack Whip." OWL SHOW \ 'FALCON'S ALIBI" ! with ' ' Tom Conn-ay anil Itila Corday \ ~".ia Cartoon I ! Open 6:30 p.m.; Show BUrU 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday "Firebrands of Arizona" ' : With . , .. . Smiley Kurncllc, Sunset Carson Serial: "Son of the Ouanlsman" Also Shorls SAT. MIDNIGHT SHOW Starts at 10:45 |i.m. "The Phantom Thief with .. .. Chester Morris as Boston Bla : Selected Short Subjects

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