The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 11, 1951 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 11, 1951
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 1951 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.l COURIER NEWS Murry Thinks New Senatorial Districts 'Unconstitutional' Missco Senator to Represent 82,373 Compared to 65,561 as in Pulaski that the state senatorial redistricting adopted last week violates the State Constitution. Murry, who voted against the plan to give Pulaski "ounty a third senator at the ex„ ;nse of 11 wescrn Arkansas .counties, yesterday filed a statement ns his dissent to Ihe board's action His remark that the board's decision does not comply with the constitutional requirement that districts must b« "convenient" ones opens a possible door to further court action in the controversy. The .state apportionment board— Gov. McMath. Secretary of Slate C. G. Hall, and Murrjv-last week reshuffled the slate's districts. They gave Pulaski County an additional seat in the state Senate by placing the 11 western counties into three districts instead of the former four. Their action complied with an order of the Arkansas Supreme Court to give Pulaski an additional senator. Earlier this year, the board had declined to realign the senatorial districts, it is compelled by law to make necessary adjustment.? In both House and Senate representation following each federal ensuj. Murry Voted Afalnrt Murry voted against the second ^districting plan, but was overruled by Gov. McMath and Hall. The attorney general said yester- ^day that he favored giving Pulaski W«nother senator, but he said the approved plan—sponsored by McMath—"creates a great many Inequities." Murry said the redlstrlctlng discriminates against a number of Bounties while removing * former discrimination against Pulaski County. Moreover, he said the Mc- Makh, plan doe« not comply with th«. portion of the Supreme Court decision which said that "In accomplishing this end (three Pulaski senators) the board has, of OOWM, thi right to make such change* as an equitable distribution in correctly-created district* may demand." On« I> a •MonMroelt?" Mtury Mid a new fifth district owated by th« board "In my opinion 16 almost a monstrosity as senatorial districts are usually thought of, and as I think, were envisioned under th« eonitituWon. "TW« district consist* of fire ol th» tar%t counMe* (Scott, Polk, Montgomery, Serier and Little River) of the stat* and runs from Sebastian County on th« north of H«d River and the Te»ai border on the south, a distance of approxl- hfnately 150 miles and -txtends .from V"ie Oklahoma border'on the wist io Garland County on the east. Distance Involved •The length of thli disfcriot 1. a greater distance than from Little Rook to Alma, or from Little Keck to Weet Memphis, or from Little No Sleigh Ride COLTJMBUS. O. (ffV—The State TJtllitlea Commission has regulation* for all types of transportation In Ohio. Rowwitly a newsman asked commission member R»y Martin whether ths board had any control over hayrides and sleigh rides —definitely forms of transportation. Martin thumbed through the law books and called a staff c on- ferenc*. No regulation!. Martin tummed up his findings: "The commission doe s not want to Interfere with private enterprise , or public fun. The commission .never has desired to take anyone rlor a sleigh ride." STOMACH GAS Taxes the HEART An accumulation of gas In the stomach forms pressure, crowds the heart and results in bloating, "gassy" catches, palpitation and shortness of-breath. This condition may frequently be mistaken lor heart trouble. CERTA-VIN Is helping such gas "victims" all over Blytheville. This new medicine Is taken before meals, so it works with your food—helps' you digest food taster and better. G.i.s pains go! Bloat vanishes! Contains Herbs and Vitamin B-l with Iron to enrich the blood nnd make nerves stronger. Weak, miserable people soon feel different all over. So dont go en suflerinc. Get CERTA-VIN— Kirby Drug Stores. <RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. ' Last Times Today "Last Outpost'' with Ronald Reagan & Rhonda Klemirfg Also Warner News S: Shorfs Wednesday & Thursda.v "Flight to Mars" JfarRtierife Chapman Cameron Mitchell Also News & Shorls lock to El "The geography of the county ind the topography are such that I cannot see how this district could I possibly be classed as a 'correctly created' district." Murry also claimed that there the plan. "With three senators for Pulaski County, each senator will represent 65.561 inhabitants, whereis one senator In Mississippi County will represent 82,313 and one senator in Jefferson County will represent 76,075 Inhabitants." Murry added that he thought the board should have delayed action until'a more equitable plan ...... ....,>, finuiicu mat i/iere non until a more equitable Improper representation under could have been worked out. McClellan to Oppose Democrat Platform with Socialist Planks LITTLE ROCK Dec 11. (API- planks previously sought by Presl :n John L. McClol an <n.Art-i ^ n *i» TS-,.«»«« h n John L. McClellan (D-Ark) jerved notice that he will not ipport the Democratic Party atform if It contains "socialistic" NLRB Clears State Paper Pine Bluff Commercial Is Found 'Not Guilty' WASHINGTON, Dec. 11. CAP) — National Labor Relations Board ial examiner today cleared the Commercial Printing Co., of Pine Huff, Ark., of a striking API, im>n's allegations of unfair labor •actices. The decision may be ap- :aled to the full board. The examiner, Stephen S. Bean recommended dismissal "in its entirety" of a NLRB charge against the company, publisher of the Pine Bluff Commercial. The charge was filed on complaint of Pine Bluff Local No. 438 pressmen's union, which has been on strike for several months. In a report, which, will become* board's finding if no appeal Is trl pe the - o .- ..u njjpcrtl l» filed. Bean said evidence at a hearing he conducled at Pine Bluff last September did not support either Allegation of the NLRB charge: (1) That the company refused to bargain collectively with the union and ' (2) That employes were quesj,!on- so .to find out whether they planned to strike and were promised they .would be "taken care of" if they did not strike. The Bank of England commenced active operation on January I 1,898. dent Truman. . He added that he had It on "pretty good authority" that such a program would be part of the Democratic platform next year. In speaking as an honor guest last nicht at the Little Rock Junior Chamber ol Commerce and Young Business Men's Association "John McClellan Night", dinner McClellan said the "socialistic 11 program he disapproves contains: The Brannan farm plan, national compulsory health insurance and the Fair Employment Practices Commission. "I don't care how many political platforms they are written Into r do not int«nd to support them," he said. McClellan asked for a clear slat*, ment of principles from the two major political parties. "They (the parties) write their platforms so confusing that they neither inform nor reveal." he said. "I can't tell one from the other except by the label." Fuel Shortage Topic Of British Concern HARROGATE. England IJF, _ British businessmen were urged here to "cast out from your works and office and canteens all electric radiators and water cookers and replace - -.ethlnc mr ent. heaters and them with something more thermally efficient." The plet was made to the Pall Conference of the British Institute of Management by B.B.A. Vigers, a Condon fuel efficiency expert. Stressing the seriousness of Britain's fuel shortage. Vigers said if too many people left fuel economy to the other fellow British industrialist* will all go down together. Oil Commission Meets in State McMath Meets Four Governors; Talk Centers on Polities LITTLE ROCK. Ark,, Dec. 11. f/J>, —The Interstate oil Compact Commission, which governs by supges- tinn the on Industry in 20 slaws, opens its annual two-day meetms here today. Representatives from all (he member states with Ihe exception of New York, arc expected to at- teiul the meeting. Delegates from the Venezuelan government also are expected to be present. The IOCC Is made up and controlled by oil-producing states. It has no police powers to enforce iis program of preventing waste of a natural resource through co-operative measures, but recommends action to be followed by individual tnembers. H is financed by contributions from members. Mc.Malli Entertains Four governors of member slates arrived last hicht. and were entertained at a riinner by Gov. Sid McMatli of Arkansas. The taik centered more on politics than petroleum. The two visiting Democrats— Johnston Murray of Oklahoma nnd Allan Shivers of Texas—both prwlirtocl that President Truman would not seek reelection. ([Murray, however, said'that if he dm, Oklahoma would be in the Democratic column. Asked If this prediction would stand if Gen. Eisenhower ran as a Republican, Murray replied: "Let's not mention Eisenhower by name. Let's Just say that the majority of people like administrations—not Army generals." Two Arc Reticent The Republican guests. Edward P. Arn of Kansas arid Edwin Mechem ol New Mexico, were a little more reticent. But Arn did say: "Truman won'C be a candidate. He knows either Taft or Eisenhower will be his opponent, and he knows he can't beat either of them." No More Steaks Due to Robbery ST. LOUIS (in— William Thornton was carrying no money when he answered a knock on the door and was confronted by a robber. But the robber didn't leave empty-handed. He reached in Thornton's pockets and took his false teeth, valued -at {75. Arkansas News Briefs— University Seeks Fund to Aid Students Held by Police By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS PAYETTEVILLE-The University of Arkansas student Senate In- vestleaimg Committee is .(tempting to set up a cash bond fund lor students arrested by the Fayeitcville police. • The committee, headed by Bill Prewltt of Little Rock has been mvestleallng alleged mistreatment ol university student* arrested bv law enforcement officers. \0ne or two faculty members are to be named' today by University Provost. Joe Covington, Prewett said. The faculty member would be notified by police upon arrest of a student. Fayetteville police have said they would co-operate to the fullest extent with the investigating committee and faculty, Painter Pleads Innocent in Shooting Case • , , CA /) IDE , N - A "-year-old painter accused ol slaying Caniden'. night chief of police has pleaded Innocent to a charge of first de B ree murder. «C B> ,;« Hufus H. Green yesterday entered (he plea before Judge Gus W Jones Judge Jones ordered him committed to the Arkansas Stale Hospital for 30 days obssrvalltm. Green is accused at the fatal shooting ol Nighl Police Chief rweredTcln'tha't a" mT *** ^"^ ""^ W ' 1 """' d ha " "" School Officials, Solons to Hold Meeting LITTLE ROCK-Eicht school district, will inform members o. the Arkansas congressional delation of the "future needs" at an "appreciation dinner" to be held here tonight. said suwfca?* ^rlTd "frorT'the ""'" ^ ^^ 5unerl »«"""^. PAGE FIVE ' Farm Population Now on the Decline RALEIGH, N.C. (AP)-The number of people living on tnrms In the United States has been decreas tag steadily sfnce 1910, say North Carolina State College agricultural economists. The farm population is now about what it was In 1900, although Ihe national population Is about 75 million greater. The 1950 farm population of 23,577,000 was a drop of apnroximately five million from the I94u (olal. Japanese Competition Lessened by Workers SINGAPORE (AP)-Jnpan can not produce as freely and ns cheap, ly ns she could before the war because her workers now demand mon pay and better treatment, says Dr. Alagappa uneiciar, a visiting Indian textile magnate. He said no country need now be afraid of Japan's commercial com petition. The change In outlook in Japan, he commented. Is health}' fo all. Including Japan. 1VAR.V7.VO ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chlckl- ••wbm District, Mississippi County, Arkimas. Charles Sabato. Ptf. vs ' No. 11,815 Felicia Sabalo. Dfe. The defendant, Felicia Sabato. Is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, Charles Sabato. Dated this ^ day of December, 1051. Harvey Morris. Clerk By Anita Sykes. D. c. C F Cooper, atty. [or ptf. Ed B. Book, atty. ad litem. 12jU-l8-26-l;i WARNING OllDKR The defendant, Nettie Lynch, is warned to appear In Ihe Chancery Court. Chlckasawba District, Mis- sippl Count, Arkansit. within thirty days and answer the complaint of the plaintiff. Harvey A. Lynch. Witness my hand as clerk of said court and the seal thereof, on this 27th day of November, 1951. Harvey Morris, Clerk By Ruth Magee, D. C. Frank C. Douglas, atty. 1 for ptf Claude P. Cooper, ally ad litcm. 1211-I8-2G-1 1 MOX Phone 4S','l Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat.-Sun. 1:00 Always a Double Feature Tuesday .& Wednesday I tin Hit I 2 Reel America Short IN THE PROBATE COURT FOR THE CIIICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTV, ARKANSAS IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF TOM F. 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