The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 11, 1947 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 11, 1947
Page 7
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1947 COURIER NEWS NAM Advocates Portal Suits Ban Manufacturers Agency Opposes Repeal of Labor Standards Act WASHINGTON. Feb. 11. <U1>> Tile National Association of Manufacturer:; yesterday urged Congress lo outlaw portal pay suits and make su:c they stay oulluwcd by including an "insurance" provision that would become effective only if Ihc proposed ban is ruled un ^constitutional. f- The "insurance," II said, would be in the form of .legislation repealing sections of llic wage-hour a.t permitting porlal suils if the courts upheld legislation outlawing the suils, the repealer never would be brought into play, The request came as Republican leaders assured induslry that Con gress will move swiftly, on any i:or-j till issues left in doubt by 'Jie' dismissal of tin; Mount Clemens pollery wcrkcrs case—Ihc original jjorlal pay suii. I Chairman Alexander Wiley . snitl' he hoped his Senale Jurirni Committee would be able to approve next Monday a bill to outlaw porlal pay suits. He said tnc measure should be the first order of business after it reaches Ihe Senate floor, in Ihnl case, Ihe Senate could act on Ihc bill next week. NAM Counsel Raymond S. Smethurst lo!d a House Judiciary Subcommittee studying the portal prot>- lem that NAM opposes the outright repeal of the National Pair Labor Standards Act as "too drastic." But he said Congress "can and should' 1 pass legislation lo oullaw nearly $5.000.COO,OCO in portal pay claims made by unions on bclull of their member. Repays Debt GOP Voices Opposition fo Lilicnthal Appointment '• WASHINGTON, Feb. 14. (UP) — Senate Republican leaders arc. considering opening u full scale at- lack on David E. Lilienlhal's nomination lo be chairman of the Federal Atomic Energy Commission, it was' learned today. COP whip Kenncty S. Wherry, Neb., told a reporter he would oppose confirmation of the appoint- Truman's New Secretary Finds Answers for Newsmen's Queries i to rat In March and BtlU vo ill April, when UNHHA- U PAGE SETBh IIY Vlli;i)EKK-K C. O't'IlMAN I nm Currrspomlmt United Vrcss Staff WASHINGTON, Feb. 11.—(UP) —Secretary or Stale Cleoree C. Mar.shall is my kiml of dllomal. When he talks It doesn't come oul "peach-fuzz. I can understand his language and this nuikes him. In my hook, a unique stalcsmiui. So many reporters came to his ftrsi press conference that he held it In the lop-story conference room of Ihe slate department, where bronze ciiplds lurk In the corners, the cornices lire gold, and Ihe walls are lined with liver and grccn- colorcti marble slitbs. Into thus any Ninettes chamber, used in Hie jmst mostly for Ihe linndliiK of three fountain plus lo diplomats who slfiiu-d trcnllrs :hcri». |he urny-hnircct Marshall strode. He looked slightly uncomfortable In one of his hurried tuil- orcd double - breasted diplomat suits. When ho gol hero from China he had only ono civilian snli to his name; quickly he had to uel a new I wardrobe for his forthcoming mission lo Moscow. So he wore the l;luc double-breasted job, with Hie slight stripe and the post-war vest. Twenty-one year old sonny Wells gets an effcclionate kis.s from the old hound dog he re.scucd from the face of Stone Mountain. Georgia. Monday. Sonny, who wos once saved from drowning by '-an old hound dog." utmost lost his life repaying the debt when he slipped on the smooth surface of Ihe mountain. (NEA Tclephoto.) mcnt. lie charged thai Lilienthul shielded communists when chairman of the Tennessee Valley Ati- lliority. At the same time Chairman Robert A. Taft. of the Republican Policy Committee, promised n -statement on his views, possibly later in the day. The Ohioan also was expected to oppose the nomination. , Mounting GOP opposition to President Truman's top atomic appointment followed a weekend attack by Sen. Styles Bridges, R., N- H., on Lilienlhal as "an ap- peascr of Russia." no more. For 50 minutes Marshall Inlkcd about his problems, white the reporters scribbled notes which resulted In the ctliipiit'.'hcs you luive found elsewhere in this newspaper. Surprises still were lo come. Marshall crocked a couple of Jokes, off the record, unfortunately. No other secretary of stale III my experience ever 1ms done lhal. Then lie .smiled and he dlcln'l look us though he was in pain. Hero obviously was a peculiar diplomat.; When finally lus'd finished Ills i report lo Ihn press and the l>cople> | ,. i on America's woild-wldn problems.] he siild uosv he was ready for questions. The reporters laushcd. Marshall said all rinhl, Inil no couldn't nnders'.imd whnl was so funny. '1'he corro.siicmdpiits tried lo carry on In the old IrndUion and ask him some questions, \ ]U i Uio secretary had bent 'ein to the dniw. He'd answered nearly every one beforehand and without, prodding. I don't know lunv he'll Ktt alnnu wllli iiiiimlin-jimihn hoys ill snniR at Hie (•hani-flluruvi. lUll as lie Miiii, Iho plain <iM (rutll. in foreign affairs as well an In everything else, is n very flno thing indeed. Amen. : ly. so thai now only 10 seconds Is required for n Job thai used to lake two hours. He nskcd the reporters, more than 100 or them, to sit down In the undertakers' chnirs his assit- "' ml''™ Thn Wl i '"U, 1 ! 0 S "' [I hc ' d l fast t'arkiiu; CM. has speeded up cede tc II n" HI"'! U ' 1 '"' C " lhp wll " kl »B >>< '"Cirlni: by use of tnliics o ^ , 8 ^ , C ",",". s <"»" I elfclrlolty. The fish are charted. 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