The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 28, 1952 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 28, 1952
Page 11
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Z8, 19W T/ie Oil Cartel— SenateGroupSaysNoOilFirm HasOfferedtoDisputeCharge B>- O. MILTON KKLLY is returning to his post as a mem- WASHTNGTON W — The Senate j ber of the faculty of Michigan State College at East Lansing; Mich." The report named the seven companies as Standard Oil of New Jersey, Standard of California, the Texas Co.j Socony-Vacuum Oil Co., and Gulf 'Oil Corp., all incorporated in this country, the Anglo- Iranian Oil Co., largely owned by the British government, nnd Royal Dutch Shell, owned mainly by Dutch "and British interests. In press statements at the time, the companies generally denied any wrongdoing The Justice Department Is investigating the group, and has filed damage suits totaling 61 million dollars against the two Stand- fimatl Business Committee said today none ot seven big oil firms accused of monopoly practices has accepted an offer to appear before the committee and dispute the charge, )l The monopoly accusations were detailed in a long-suppressed report written by Fedora I Tra de Commission staff members. The report was made public by the Senate committee Monday after President Truman acceded to senators' demands that it he released. Blake O'Connor, directing the committee's professional staff, raid the group will decide now whether tc> order public Yiearings of its own the report stand. Sen. John Snarkman of Alabama, the committee chairman aud Dem- ocratic.nominee for vice president, announced in making the report public he was reserving yesterday and today for public hearings if any of the seven companies wanted to reply. "We have had no request for a hearing from any of the bevcn," O'Connor told a reporter, "There have been no takers, so Dr. Walter Arlanis, the staff member who i woulU have conducted the hearings, on the matter, write a rcporlhased >"* companies, the Texas Co. and nn the PTC findings or simply let i Socony-Vacuum. O'Connor said he considers II "perfectly understandable" thai the companies declined an oppor lunily to answer tb" FTC while (he yrand jury inquiry and the | law suits me pending. Sen, James E. Murray, Montana Democrat, announced, meanwhile, he expects the FTC report will be used widely ns campaign material In support of Gov. Adlai E. Stevenson, the Democratic presidential nominee. Murray said it "shows Stevenson the correct and courageous stand" on the ampatgn issue of slate or federal control of the rich offshore oil reserves' in this country. Stevenson said he was against any "blanket cession" of these na- :ional assets to individual stales. Murray denounced a move by members of the staff of the Senate Interior Committee, of which he is a member, to promote a compromise offer to coastal slates oi a big share in the "tidelands" oi: and other mineral treasure. He said he suspects rich oil com panics "planted" Ihe compromise idea, and that tie will use the FTC report as ammunition whenever the subject arises. The committee staff, through n spokesman who declined lo bi named, announced yesterday J has abandoned the compromisi propose*], which it had advance) tentatively to the staffs of the Jus [ice and Interior Departments. Lawrence Is ooked in Death Of Niece, 16 RIVERSIDE, Calif. OP) — John awratice, 37, was formally charged esterday with the murder of Kath•n Wells, his 16-year-old niece, la«t llg. 19. The man originally wan booked s Lawrence. The complaint yester- ay gave the name as Lawrance hich Is the way the family ipeU?- \G name. The victim'* name was sted as WelVfi. although she had iformally adopted the name of her teplather, Erwin Knodel. Her fath- • Is Wilfred Well! of Van Nuys alif. Preliminary hearing for Lawance was set for Sept, 16, but I lay not be held if the grand jurj <.sues an indictment. Officials sale' he matter will be presented to thi grand Jury today or enrly nex week. V • State psychiatristK examined bawrance yesterday and reported •no Eien of Insanity." Pace Discounts Nation's Flying Saucer Reports NEW YORK tfi — Secretary o the Army Frank Pace says h thinks flying saucers, "are producl of the Imagination." "I think we have enough rea problems to worry about \vithou conjuring up imaginary ones. Pace said on an NBC televisio program last ni^ht. Now! Hudson's Better Cleaning *} Suit or Dress No Better Alterations Can Be Found! British Naval Officer Takes to Sea In Recovery from 'Hopeless' Illness This Measure Effective Monday, September 1st Better Cleaning Hudson Finis/i -Hour Service Pickup and Delivery Service Will Be Carried On As Usuel 2 ^L1 O _ Ol2 BRISTOL, England Wv—Told he h«d only fix months to live. • retired British nnval officer J. C. R. Oriffin bought a bout a few weeks ago and went lo sea to die. He sailed back to port here yesterday «nd announced he was "Completely cured." Oriffin. s former lieutenant commander, told reporters that doctors had given him only six months to live. He didn't disclose the nature of Ihe disease. For (he first three months lie did liUle but wait. "Then," he said, "my wife and 1 agreed If I was under a death sentence. I might as well finish It at "We sold everything, nought a small ketch and set out lo sea with our three daughters." Oriffin said their boat, the West Winds, struck a gale and broke [down twice. Finally it went 'aground after a "nightmare voyage" along the West Coast of England. "Now." satd Orlfdn, "1 am com- plelcly cured." Griffin sold he and his family plan to make the West Winds their home. Lunch Costs Jobs For Brink's Guards WASHINGTON WV-Foiir Brink's guards were out of n job today be- couse they had luixcli togclher list Monday. White Oicy were eating in a ho tel cafeteria their unguarded armored truck was rifled of $65,000 in cash. The money was recoveror next dny with Ihe nrresl ot Ray E F-.irmer, 26, R former Brink's em- p]oye who had a key to the truck Farmer, a bakery truck driver is being held in {40,000 bull ot grand larceny charges. * i ID I upland the hood ot an auto-1 mobile la called at "bonnet, THEY'LL KNOW THAT S «86 »J05 JPlnt Plus Saks Tax GLENMORE KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON Read Courier News Classified Ad CLENMORE DISTIUERIES COMPANY • LOUISVIUE, KENTUCKY 406 W. 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