The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 8, 1949 · Page 9
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'J'HUKSJJAl', UKUlvJllUOR 8, 1949 Anfi-Red Trade Unions Organize Workers Representing 53 Nations Pledged To Oppose Commies By Krnrsl Arneir LONDON, Dec. -8-.,l-,-Lcadcrs of 50,000,000 anti-coiiinHinLst trade . ™ workers in 53 countries in,k ,' S : Ule U S - formally organized the In ernalional Confederation of J-ice irade Unions' iicr-TU) ves- terday. By a lopsided majority, the dele- Rates adopted a ronstiiuiion ulcelsf- mg the confederation to fishl for Job security (or m( , mte ,. s , mA fm noose l ° V " A whoro thcy V No ncRalivD votes were cast, nut ! leaders of the French and Bel^an Christian (Catholic i workers unions, representing UOO.OOO workers, abstained from the. vole. They did not say whv. Tiie new oiRanizalion will carry the fight to communism and the World Federation of 'Hide Unions IWFTUI. They null tile WKI'U early this year because Reds controlled it. A 20-mnn executive Ixiard airing tt'ltli a president and executive secretary was named, Paul pi net. of Rolsimn. chairman of iliR conference, wliich formed the new international, .seemed assured of election as president. •'. If. Oldenbroek. of (lie Netherlands, led in speculation for the executive secretaryship. Neither the CIO nor John I,. Lewis' United Mine workers sought New Record Established For Passenger Flying NEW YORK. Dec. ». M',_Tom l.anphler. Jr.. yesterday finished winging his way around the world by scheduled airline fir-hts In 13 '""miles less than i,ve days. Mr established a new passenger speed record for commercial planes J.anphicr made the last lap of Ins trip on an American Airlines plane. His tanclinj! nl Jjioitardu Tvelrt came four days, 23 hours and •1 minutes after his takeoff last I-nday The previous record holder was Col. Kddie Hasan, chairman of Uie New York- Koxlng Commission who flew around I lie world last year In six days, three hours and 4C mln- ules. I.ailphicr's trip was made In connection with the 46H, anniversary of -the first WriRlit Urothers flight lo take place at Kitly Hawk, N.C. Dec. 17. Rrioiisorlrm thcflieht is Hit Air Force Association which l,an- phier, a wartime aviator in the Smith Pncitic. once headed. He carried wiih him a letter from President Truman to be delivered nt the Kitty Hawk celebration. offices. Thcy fell that ifpriiicipic officers (iitne from large countries. Die smaller count rips would lear big-nation domination. Oldenbroek wants the he-.uftrn.ii-t- i'1-s to be in London, nut tximlon is not ac'.-i>!J<:ib!i> 10 the American Federation of i.nbor or tile C'on- Krcss of Inelifiriai Or;;aniKuions, whilst- loaders .say tliat if London is selected Die new international would be dominated by I lie British Trades Union Congress ITUO. Paris, Urnsscls o r Copenhagen would l>c acceptable to both the CIO-AI ; 'L. There was spec illation that the Hague may bo .selected as a compromise.. fc#$ ! t.:.J JUA".mhVlU,ia (AUK.) COUKJKK -ir _rr- Bi*r^L"Li S ^MI ,jl i) 1», 1 L.I1CU \lli,s nu ^hlll II villi-. Ky. Both of Ins feet were severed in :i power saw accident Oci. a. He lolrt ilnctois he wanted In die but they wouldn't listen, stead thi-y performed a' (taring operation thai rejoined feel nncl .11 Hie untie. The surgery has been lermed a complete .success. Witc])tiotoi. on tn- Icss tAI' A "dratl spot" is an area in which ! ••eccptinn of a radio sii! na, us I.emely poor or absent, .„, "™"f 7 " Unl11 ' <10 "» ""' Searcy County Sheriff Dies Of Gun Wound LI'tTLE ROCK, Ark.. Deo. 8 i..]>,_ Searcy County Sheriff Doyle Smith. 51. died hi a Lttllc Rock hospital yesterday from a bnllelt wound suffered in n gun battle at Marshall. Ark., early Sunday. Prosecuting- Attorney KIIKCIIC Moore. Harrison, said charges probably will be filed locliy against Hoy Bryan. 41, Marshall fanner, wounded by Ihe sheriff in Ihe exchange of shots. Bryan Is under guard In a Harrison hospital. Stale Police Set. W. r>. Walker said (he shooting started after Sheriff Smith ordered Brynn to "stop drinking or RO home." The sheriff was hit In the. side by n pistol bullet. Ile returned the fire, a bullet striking tirvan in the- chest, and stopping against his spine. Ills condition Is serious. Bryan's son. Bill. 17, who was !n the car with his father, was slightly wounded in the arm. Bryan Mori but was arrested later by SKI. Walker after his wife had called officers. Sheriff Smith, who took olfice last January, is survived by his wife aliei two daughters. Funeral eir- rnngement.s are incomplete. Labor-Management Forum to Be Tested \ LITTLE ROCK. Dee. 8-(rtV- • Plans for a liibor-manngcmeut for. i um, s]>oii.--ored by the University . of Arkansas Law School, were disclosed today. Plans for the forum are being ju-ummonn miserable f:y ^ " ' - "- a/,,', V- ~C< "~- * 5 ^,«^^X <v ^4ten£« wDia M.-.n- s hint,- //>^Vv,^.>X ,"'•••p?! t ^s;;*,, -[»-"« k^^L »"-::-' ^%C^-i sold mo U M,n & \ffH^y/''3rM colored stone. <©f - ^Jlj^s ti4 '^>^" 1m.. High New York Office Urged {or Eisenhower . NKVf YORK, Dee, 8— M>/— Now 11 « "liigii office on the Rcimbliean llvket in the New York xlale 1950 Wilialen" thnl Is being urged on Gen. i>«lglit D. Elsenhower. '1'lie New Yoil; YOIIIIK ilcpublican cl »ib made tiic pro|>osnl in a resolution. Hoin n t.S. Senate seal and the soveinorship will be contesie-d in 'be state next year. The resolution said "recent jtatc- "H'nt.s nnule by neiieral Ki.senliow- «'' are closely in line with I lie fonvard-lockins,- views of munv PuWican leaders," It explained, tlioiiuli, that tlic elnb "has inade no |>cr.saiial a;i- pnracli" to Kiseilhower nlioilt rnn- ""ig next year. 'J'lie wnr-thne sup- renie nuiimanilcr heads Ooliiniina University, ile is Irat-cliiig in Tews now. ' ' lee- Head Courier News Want Ad: made by /Uknasas l.nbnr Coininis- sioncr 0 n. call and Prof. Vincent c, Ocnmlo, of the law sehool who forilnilaled Ihe proposal. If organized on a permanent basis, the group composed of liibor aiiet industry lenders would ue nvailublr tor conciliation services and study of labor legislation. Call siiiil the |j| ;11] j s 10 i)( , [<, s(c( | at there; loiinn.s icnliilivelv .scheduled next March n nd April Air Force Pilot- Tells of Flights Faster Than Sound DAYTON, O., Dec. 8-M',—Capt. Charles YeaKer, Air Wrce lest, pilot, disclosed loeiay he bad flown 100 miles an hour faster than the speed of .sound "and then .some." It was the 213-year-old flier's first public announcement cli>*-lo.slntf the extent lo which he had exceeded the speed of sound, which is 751) M P.M. nl sen level. 'flic accomplishment was made known In an exclusive interview obtained by Herbert Shaw, aviation writer of the Dayton Daily News. Yenisei- was interviewed at heatl- nnarter.s of the Air Materiel Command nt the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base. Ile relumed three weeks ai:o from tests nt Muroc Kicld. Calif. And what was his sensation while IravcliiiR at n super-sonic speed? ••Anybody.* replied the Morgantown. W. Vn., native, -can fly faster limn sound n s long as be wants to so far ns (be physical effects are c/mccnied. "That fact Is. it's no different than sitting In your mmchnir at llutue.. " The needle-nosed X-1 has four rocket engines ilcveleiplng a total of 25,[Iflo horsepower. Its fuel Is alcohol and liciuUi oxygen, it c-mi ifiiiiiln iiloft two and'n hall minutes. Requires Heirs '^ To Be Solid Democrats SACIUMKNTO, Calif., Dec. 8, (/^ —A California peach grower who sot rich during the Democratic, arf- imnlstration has willed his $7SOOOfl cstfile to his six brothers and sisters with tire specific request that they become Democrats. The will of Harvey B. Whittcn. ia. probated yesterday, specifically requested his heirs "to renounce the llepubliean national party, its policies and platform and to voli> henceforth a straight Democratic national party ticket." The will went on to explain that because Wliitten marte his money under [lie Democratic administration It was his "desire that no Republican Parly member receive anything" from the estate. A sister. Mrs. Anne Whiltcn HUM of Charlotlcsvllle, Vs., said she tlmiiBht all members of the family were Democrats. •They mny have .strayed now and then," Mrs. ROM remarked. "1 ihltile Harvey Just, wanted to be sure they stayed Democrats." "Old at 40,50,60?" 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