BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMTNAWT klt-WOl* i DEM? r-xn t.mr.trr,,,-,. . . . _ VOL. XLV— NO. 276 BljthevIUe Daily Newi Blythevlll* Couriet Blyihevill* Herald Mississippi Vailey Leader THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER Of NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI Spy Hunt Spreads Throughout Britain After Fuchs Arrest LONDON, Feb. 11, (AP)-Tho arrest of atomic -scientist Klaus Fuchs wa s reported today to have intensified one B,'itis1.Si'v. COll1ltcr - cs P io »^e ™<1 security checkups in Piichs, Britain's lop-ranking atomic expert, was committed yesterday lo Irial In the Feb. 23 high court session after a crown prosecutor said he confessed giving atomic secrets to Russia. Scotland Yard and military intelligence's MI-5 branch, were silent as always about the checkup underway, but informed sources laid agents were Investigating Ihe past of everyone connected with »tomic research In Britain. Ch«k Even Scrubwomen Inquires covered not only scientists, but menial workers such as scrubwomen at Harwell, the nation's atomic, research center west ol London. Thc rccheck appears to have been started well before Fuchs, top theoretical physicist at Harwell, was arrested Feb. 3. No one beneath the highest levels . of the government knows even thc approximate number of persons en« ed in atomic research work in lain, but the figure must range Into the thousands, including secretarial and maintenance workers. Some scientists, like Fuchs. are German. Reliable sources indicated re-invcsligation of them would have higli priority. Probably Scotland Yard's special branch dealing with counter espionage and MI-5 were on the job The Yard's special branch Is headed by Commander Leonard Hurt, a top Ml-5 Intelligence agent of the war. The Fi;clis case faded out of Hie British press again today. Newspapers reported the hearing fully but the law of the land prevents them from publishing any comment on any case that remains in the hands of the courts. Aseuls Sludr Documenls The London Daily Mail, in a stor# on security measures, said eight military intelligence agents were pouring over documents in government offices at Whitehall. It said the FBI of the U.S. would be told inquiry results and persons in radar and, rocket research in ~ U.S. Seeks Information WASHINGTON, Feb. 11— Iffi Security-minded Congressmen looked 10 England today for more information on American activities or KJnus Fuchs. Particularly they want to know what information.the high 7 ranking nuclear physicist is accused of giving to Russian agents, arid who those agents were. As a member of a wartime British atomic team, Fuchs worked in U.S. atomic: energy laboratores at Oab Ritlge, Term., and Los Alamos, M. M. Prosecution witnesses told a London court yesterday that the 38- year-old German born scientist had confessed to being a paid Russian spy. Fuchs was bound over for trial at court sessions beginning Feb. 28. In his confession, the court was told, Fuchs said he gave information to Soviet agents twice during the 1943-16 period he «as in the United States. Chairman McMahon (u-Conn) old a news conference yesterday the Senalc-Hou.se Atomic Energy Committee Is interested in knowing exactly what Fuchs "stole and gave " BLYT11KV1LLK, ARKANSAS. SATURDAY, FKBRUAKY it, 1950 RIGHT PAGES Crewman Sucked Out of Plane At 8,000 Feet Over Long Island liy Dave Knliinsmi cidenlallv oncii rtnm< nf !)>„ m. n c.n> j ,.,??:...... _..,,. SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Hv Dave Itoliiusun NEW YORK, Feb. 11. crewman was sucked through the open door of a giant airliner early today as the plane winged its way through darkness 8,000 feet over Long Island. A search was begun for his body. Airline spokesman said a powerful air draft tugged John Harris. 28-yeur-oltl steward, through an ac- cidentally open door of the prcssur- wind blew him out." izcd main passenger compartment. The plane, a Pan American World Airways transocean Ktralocruiser, was flying at about 200 miles an hour when the door Hew open, and Harris was swept out into space. "1 felt a sudden gust of wind," said Mrs. Anna Karjicek, a passenger. "The steward was standing near the door. Just likt a Hash, the CROWD AT FUCHS HEARING—Crowd jams the doorway leading into London's How street police court yesterday as German-born scientist Klaus piichs received preliminary hearing on charges of slippin" atomic secrets to Hussia. Fuchs was ordered held for trial after a British prosecutor called hi m a "political fanatic on the payroll of a foreign power."—(AP Wirephoto via radio, from London). State Department Is Charged With Employing Communists SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 11. M>,-Senalor McCarthy (R-Wis5 hopped across the nation by air yesterday, leaving „ trail of accusations that the State Department is employing communists, many or whom influential positions. ^ He declined to reveal any names to newsmen, but said under certain conditions he would give Secretary of State Achesbn the names of "57 card-carrying Communists" in the State Department. In Washington, the Senator's charges brought from State Department Press Officer Lincoln White the assertion that "we know or no Communist member in the denart- hold Sporting Goods Store Is Opened By Bill Godwin Bill Godwin's Sporting Goods Store. Mississippi County's only exclusive sporting goods firm, was opened for business todav at 211 West Main Street. Mr. Godwin, a former Dlythevillc High School and University of Georgia football great, said that his score would handle all types of sporting goods including baseball, football and golf equipment: boats, outboard molors. and all kinds of fishing and hunting equipment. Mr. Godwin was formerly in the sporting goods business here during the off season while he was playing professional football with the Boston Yankees. He recently rcsiancd as line coach at Ihc univer.Mty of Idaho to enter business here. West Accuses Reds of Scrap Metal Embargo BERLIN. Feb. ll. Of,— The western powers accused Russia today of ment and if we find any they will be summarily discharged." McCarthy continued his trip today lo Reno. Nov., where lie will address a Lincoln Day lianauet tonight. The Wisconsin Senator fired his first blast. Thursday night in a Republican Lincoln Day dinner in Wheeling, w. Va. He waved a paper and said: ."I have here in my hand a list of 205 that were known to tiie secretary of state as being members of Ihc Communist Party, and who nevertheless arc still working and shaping the policy in the State Department." Srorfs al Denial Newsmen missed the Senator as his first plane slopped in Milwaukee, but they found him in Denver, where he scoffed at While's denial of charges. He said he had a complete list of 207 "bad risk.. still working in the State Department and if Secretary Ache.son wanted to rail him later in Salt Quest Sper/ er for C. of C. Banquet Edwin Vennard. vice president of ! Middle West Service Company, chl- I caco, will addrcs members of Bly- j Ihevllle's Chamber of Commrrcc when it has its annual banquet Feb. E, B. Thomas, cluiirman of Ihe group's bannuet conimiltec ciirl ., .. „. .,1,.,.,, ,..^v.u. \nl- — -.-1. k,u IL il 1141" ^t».- - "',«MHH.V *,ullllllll.(tl., .-rllll ly authorized by the proper iiutliori- I ' c ' !lr y telephoned him if "Acbe.son '"c.former utility executive will nd- lies. will continue as before lo have • woll| d show his sincerity by having ' [ircss thc Blythcville chamber with- Imposing an embargo on shipments of scrap metal from Berlin to western Germany. A letter from the thvce western i L u i-nn nun later 11 allied commanrlnnts of Berlin told I Lake city he'd read the list Maj. Gen. Alexander Kotikov. chief | He asserted he intended to "te Soviet officer here, that the Soviet- this story over and ever until In directed Reichsbahn (railway) on --•'-" Jan. 2! had forbidden all scrap shipments by rail except those lo easl- ern European countries. "We are not prepared to accept this situation," Ihe letter said, adding that the commandants expect "that..shipments of scrap metal, dn- publle gets s o tired of it the administration will have to clean up the mess." . When he readied Salt Lake City ' he told reporters Ihe terms ur.:ler winch he would give Aehcson the names. He said he'd do it if the sec- Indochina Called Next for U.S. Aid Vietnam Regime May Get American Dollars To Resist Communism lly I-nWAKI* K. BOMAH WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 W|—With Indonesia set for a new $100,000,000 U. 3. credit, Indochina was chalked up today as Ihe nest Communist- threatened Asiatic region in line for American dollar help. Diplomatic authorities look for the ne\v Vietnam regime headed hy former Emperor Bao Dat to he dealt a share soon of the $75,000,000 far eastern arms fund which President Truman has at his disposal. Vietnam and the two smaller French-sponsored slates of Cainbo- ia and Laos in Indochina also are eligible for United States government loans such as the big credit which (he export-import bank yesterday authorized for Indonesia. Herbert Cinstou. bank chairman, said Vietnam's needs will "certainly" be Investigated if an inquiry is madt. Loan Is For Kconomy Such a loan, which may be used only for economic purposes, might require months to negotiate. Meantime Indochina is under direct pressure both from the advancing Chinese Communists on its northern frontier and by the internal rcbcl- li->n of Ho Clil-Minh, Moscow- trained revolutionary. The $75,000.000 fund which Congress voted last year may be used immediately by Mr. Truman to support anti-Communist forces tiny where in the "general area o China,." without a formal account ing. Indonesia as well as Indochina is 'reported in line tor several mil lions from the Far Eastern Arm Fund. The government loan to Indonesia was the laj-gcst made lo any country by the bank since last year' loan of the same size to Israel. Trucks- ami Steel The Indonesian funds arc earmarked largely for motor trucks railroad rolling stock, structural steel, road machinery and olhei materials needed to set the fonnei Dutch BBst Indies back into full production as a major supplier ol many raw materials. The loan was negotiated by the Indonesian economics minister. Dr D. Djuanda, who was due to starl back to Batavia this weekend. Indochina in prewar days war one of the world's principal rice- producing areas. American and French policy Is tc try to restore stability and get Ui« countrv back inlo f"ll production as well as to keep out of Communist control. "A long gasp or cry," followed, she said. Other crewmen hurried inlo thc l>ass,engcr compartment to try to ulose the door, hut were unable to (!o so because of the powerful wind IJrcssure. Mrs. Krajicek. 51, St. James, N. Y., lown, said that a few moments bc- for elhe accident, Harris had been reassuring an aged woman passenger, and had told hem; •Nolliing lo Worry Ahaul' "We'll soon be landing, and I'll take care of everything for you. You've gol nothing lo worry about." Inspectors of the Civil Acronini- tics Authority and the Civil Acro- iiaullcs Board launched an immediate investigation. Crewmen were questioned after Ihe plane—on flight from London—landed at New York IntcrzifiUoual Airport. There was no explanation why tiie door came open. Capt. John T. Dolan of Himlinp.. ton. N. Y., pilot of the plane, said he had received clearance for landing, and was reducing altilude-Whcn "Harris was lost through Ihe opening of Ihe main cabin door." The passengers remained calm and cooperative," lie added. "The flight was completed without further Incident." Harris, of New York City, fell from the plane as it was flying over Ihe vicinity of St. James on I/>ng island's north shore—about 45 miles northeast nf the airport. Twenty-tow passengers arrived on the plane. The coast guard ordered a search for Harris' body. Spokesmen said he may have fallen into lane Island Sound, or his body may have landed along thc northern shore of the island. The door through which' he plunged was in the midscctlon of the plane—the main door lo the upper-deck passenger coinpnrlincnt. Airline officials said because passengers were being strapped in their seals—for landing—may have saved others from being sucked out. Almost Ilircc years jigo the n.-ivi- Kator of another transatlantic plane was kilted similarly. Four miles SHraiglil ]>,>„„ George B. Hart, Sag Harbor, N. Y. was sucked out of a plane at in cod feet when a plastic observation dome blew out. He dropped four miles into the sea and never was seen again. Tiie accident happened in 1947 nbor.;-d a Constellation' on its way' lo Europe. The pressure system was •knocked out and Ihe pilot had lo drop to 10,000 feet to save 18 passengers aboard. Hart's death and Ihe new accident arc believed thc only ones of then- kind in commercial aviation Today's accident happened only 4a miter, west of Hart's Long Island home. Court Orders Strike By Miners Ended; T-H Injunction Is Sought — * ... r-«*"i ract-Fmders Decide Miners Must Return Two Shots Fired At Intelligence Chief in Britain LONDON, Feb. 11. (AP>— Gunmen fired two shots from a moving car today at I he director of British Naval Intelligence, Their target, Rear Arini. Eric Longlcy-Caok, was unhurt and chased his attackers nine miles before losing them on the outskirts of London, The attack crime as Britain, shocked by the atomic spying case of Klaus Fuclis, touched off one of the Krcaicst cotmlcr-e.spionage and security checkups since Hie start of World War II. Tile rear admiral is In charge of security for Britain's latest announced atomic project — the building of atomic energy plants for shtjis. The bullets drilled through the windshield of the admiral's cur. Judge Richmond |j. Kccch Lake Street Church to Get Corner St one The corner stone for an improved Lnke Street Methodist Church will be put in place at special services at n a.m. tomorrow. The Rev. E. B. Williams, district superintendent for the Jnnesboro District of Ihe Methodist Church will preside at the ceremonies. Improvements on the nulldin» In Ihe 600 Week on Lake street, were estimated at S35.0CO.' and the remodeling and enlarging program has bf-en underway for almost a year. The structure i.s of buff tile. The program was started under the paslorate or Ihe Rev. Theron McKijson, ami completed under the. Rev. Linza Harrison, who assu t-Jew York Stocks - Clcisin, AT&T ......... Anier. Tobacco ... Anaconda Copper . Bcili glee! Chrysler . ..'.'.'.'.'.'. Coca Cnla Gen. Electric . .... Cien. Molors Montgomery Ward .'.'•lional Distillers -'' '''•' Av::;tlon •-il'c Strcl . r-.dto fjicony Vacuum ... Studcbaker Standard cf N J ,; 1 ..'.'.'.'.'.'. Scars . Southern Pacific .. Quotations 140 S-8 73 2£1 5-8 33 3-8 65 u;i 41 5-8 77 3-4 SB 1-4 22 5-8 28 1-4 12 1-8 25 3-4 15 1-4 16 1-4 28 7-8 free passage to western Germany " j il I Thc formal allied complaint said Icasl thc Soviet action indicated "an intention on the part of the Soviet authorities to Impose an outright : -- «•-•• embargo on shipments of scrap met- ! om '"ruin from Berlin to Western Cier- i '° Congressti many." 11 was the second allied prolest within a month against confiscation of Berlin scrap bound for West Germany. An earlier complaint against Impounding of 11 truck loads of scrap brought a flat rejection from Kotikov. ?ie said (he material had been "stolen" trom enterprises in East Germany. presidential order revoked, at -t insofar as the 57 iwhom he =«>"5 are caici-carrving Coinni""- ists) ar t hibits government. de] ig over loyalty records -„ ional committees." | "It would be a waste of effort | to give Acheson the names, then I "avc him deny they are Coimmm- ls(s and we can not get thc records." McCarthy said. Exnlainiiitr his figure 1 ; coilfrrn- the few days after nc speaks before the Chamber of Commerce at Madison, Wis. concerned. The order pro- I A native of New Orleans. Mr. Ven- governmenl departments nurd was graduated from Tul.me. University alter which he was employed by General Electric Company. Schcncclady, N. V. He has also been associated with Southwestern Gas and Electric Company of shrcvcport, La. In 1933. he accepted the position as head of the rale department of Middle West Utilities, the predecessor of Middle West Sen-ice Company. »IK the names. McCarthy | President's loyalty board screened ! about 3.000 persons in the State j Department, it described 2fl£> of them as "bad risks." he said and 207 arc still In Ihe department. Morfey Lists Only Two Exceptions To Penalties for Late License Buying all loca lisled only me Commissioner | Oscar Alexander, Inspector in . in a bulletin to .charge of thc Blythcville office, sairt ofiices yesterday, that his office hart not been -sssess- two exceptions to the law which assesses a S3 iwnally lo tardy purchasers ot slate auto licenses. Thc bulletin which was dated Feb. 8 icad In part: "On ail application for passenger car licenses you will collect a $3 penalty except in those cases where the applicant has made an effort . _ to secirre a license but has been fit 3—1 delayed In trying to secure a dupli- . c-le rfKjislralini revt fir-ilr from 30 1-8 jihls oifice or other necessary papers 1. 2 j which are required l-2lth(j new tills let. by reason of ing -penalties to car owners who were delayed in purchasing licenses for these reasons and that the bulletin was more or less a reminder Ibat penalties tvere not to be charged In these cases. Mr. Alexander slated that a number of truck, motor scooter and motorcycle owners and drivers who purchased state licenses last July ore still operating their vehicles on 1949 drivers licenses and urged that ttK.se operators purrl-ase their 1050 drivers l.ccme as soon as possible lo avoid prosecution of apprehend- The latter Is a consulting and ad- vtsory organization employed by a number of electric companies. Mrs. Vcnnard has spent considerable time in the past 15 years in measuring public employee attltndc.s on questions relating-to Uic social, political and economic system of thc United States. He has worked with and promoted a number of national programs designed to present the economic facts about the American Iree enterprise, syslcm. K'ew York Cotton NEW YOHK. Feb. ll-UV-Clos- ing cotton quotations: High Low close ™ a " 3202 3170 3198-90 Mc h 3102 3168 318.1-85 •I"'? 3IB5 3130 31fi3-G! °'' 1 2"50 2041 2f)-,7 BO ° ( ' r ; ;95fi 2020 2Q.V2-55 M ?'' -; 2950 2924 2041 Middling Spot: 32.80N, up 10 Communist Police Hold ast German Official BERLIN. Feb. 11. </!>)—The British-controlled newspaper Die Welt said toti.-iy that E:isl Germany's foreign minister, George Dertingcr, Is held by Communist police under house arrest Uertlnger's arrest, Die Well said.* followed police seizures this week of his personal office assistant, his chief of protocol nnrJ his girl secretary as "agents; lor the American and British secret service." A member of the Christian Bemn- crat Party. nertliiKcr has orally supported the Communist line of Ihe Kast German government lo Hi", limit. When he was absent from two sessions Ihis week of the Volk- skammer (Kast German parliament), otfictals said ho was ill from a heorl nttaclc. Die Welt said Communist Walter Ulbricht. acting prime minister of the Soviet zone regime, was directing the investigation of Derlinger and his staff. All documents in the files of Der- Foreign Funds Should Be Cut, Senator Says Ihc pastor's job at Ihc Lake Street! Church in June. The additions provide for seven Sunday School classrooms, a l,iri;c recreational room, fully 'cmiippcti kitchen, the pastor's study and lounges, with an nudttnriuni 3D by 60 feet, in the two story educational building. All improvements arc completed but the auditorium, which is to be finishid next week. Former pastors of the church - tlngcr's office and at the homes' of his aides under arrest had been seized, It added. Die Welt sail Dcrlinger's arrest occurred three days ago on suspicion of "nobler lin^ his responsibility as a minister." The paper said Kast German government circles nevertheless expected his to resume his political carrier and to continue to pressure liis Christian Democratic union to follow the Communist line. Tiie West Berlin Tagcsspiegel reported Gen. Vassilly Cliulkov. Soviet chief of Kast Germany, had lodged the gravest complaint against Dcr- ti.->gcr. The paper said Clvuikov ac- crsed him of letlini; news leak out of Dertlnner's talks Mils winter wilh Soviet foreign Minister Andrei Y. Vishinsky. Dci-tlngcr Is the second cabinet minister U> come under a reported cloud since the East German government was formed by Soviet decree last Oclober Prime Minister otto Grolcwohl, Socialist turned Communist. lias been on n mysterious sick leave for more than a month. List Urines Disfavor Niischkc reportedly incurred Communist disfavor by Irkcwarrn support, of the plan lo have only a single list of Re'l-srlcded candid' ales in the /one-wide election next O.tiber. In recent weeks' Ucrlmrccr had WASHINGTON. Chairman George Seriate Finance. i called for a half:! foreign spending'^" driving this naW ruptcy. The veteran lawmaker, also i member of the Semite Foreign Re lations Committee, told a rcpoi le Ibis country must cut down on it overseas aid ventures. Feb. 11— (IF) _ (D-Ga) of th ' to-warn' "We must pull ale abroad," he said, "and strength^, the military defenses and cccnom at home." George said the Russians' colu war policies arc designed to weaken the American econamy. "Our own economy Is the kcystoni of the opposition lo Communism 1 George said, "and if lhat Is lost- then everything is lost." George's statement Indicated a coolness to Ihe President's four- point program to give technical and economic aid to underdeveloped areas of the world. That program may be approved by the House Foreign Affairs Committee next week. "I think we should give our help only In those areas where there Is n reasonable chance of success " Ocor«c said. "I don't think it should BO into countries where the Communists may move in and reap Ihc benefits." The Georgian did not specify where he believed the aid could bo given safely and clfcetively. "This will require carefi:! study and cautious decisions by Ihe Slate Department In selecting these areas." he srnd. Apparently George did not classify aid to Korea and Formosa as indiscriminate" help for these non- rarried out Communist orders lo] Communist areas. He offered no ourge all "neutrals' 1 —those not ac-j opposition yesterday when the Ko- suppnrling the Red line—j rea-Formosa aid bill line— five lively from the CDU ranks In the stale'; of the Russian /one. A foi nder of the CDU five years in tl:c Russian zme, Derlinijer rea-Formos-a aid bill clearer! the .Senate with only seven minutes of dtibalc. Hawaii Voters Choose consistently has championed the 1 .- . „ ------have been .nvitcd to participate in j orientation of Germany toward Mas- j LOMVCnf ton Candidates tomorrow's services. N. 0, Cotton Men. May July Oct. Dec. High 31.74 31.88 31.52 29.57 2012 Low 31.48 31.57 31.17 29.30 29.17 Close ''~ HONOLULU. Feb. 11—My--Hnw- JEii voters loday began choosing candidates, for a constitutional con- iventlon as thc first step toward j what they hope will be eventual Antl-! statehood, three i There arc 243 contenders for the Three More Injured By Saigon Terrorists SAIGON, Feb. 11 —(;!';— ->i „, <,,,i Fre j Ch tcrrorist - s exploded ^, ...v.. t u ,c ^,o comcntiers ior me , tn rJl, srenades In front of Saigon's I 63 seals. The final 63 will be chosen ?i'«T'-t'i * motio " picture theater late ! in a runoff March 21 among stirv- iiTinn I .11 lnjl " i ' 1 K tnrcc persons, [ Ivors of today's primary. Voling Is M.40-B |one of them seriously. 'non-partisan. Agriculture Department Says Better Eating Ahead — You May Get More Food at Less Cost in 1950 WASHINGTON. Feb. II. MV- You . . . may get more food at less cost this year. to spend fu food as they did in 194D, •"-- ,, „ Exports may fall olf n. bit and The U. S. Department of Agrl- this would make more food available culture saltA so today In a report I at home. which prcdicled there will be morn ; Food prices In 1950 are expected turkey but less chicken and dump-.] to go down a bit. not up. lings; more spinach and more can- " '" ' ~ dy, on your menu. In a genera! way, thc department report on the national food sllna lion says everybody may rat just a little bit beuer than in 1949. wlicn they ate about 11 per cent better than they did before thc war. . The reasons: If weather conditions arc about normal, food supplies will be a little larger than last year. Employment and Income nrm'l e.xperlccl lo decline more than moderately, if at all, so people will have Getting down to details, the report says there will be an increase meat supplies, especially pork. . , ess caage. Generay fcbout the same amount of money' speaking there will be around 14 means you may eat slightly more than the 146 pounds of meat consumed, on the average, by each person in 1049. jjut 140 pounds per person Is far below thc 1941 eating record of 155 pounds per capita, even if it Is far higher than thc prewar average of 126 pounds a year. More fresh vegetables nre expected to be available, although fewer onions and less cabbage. Generally per cent more fresh vegetables than in 1949. There will be fewer chickens and possibly a reduction In milk. Ice cream and butter. But there will be more turkeys, and more epgs. Expressed In food values. Ihe nutrilioni.sts: sum It np this way: You will get about two per cent more of Die goods that make energy and about the some amount of the sluff that provides Important vitamins. But the nutritionists don't like the milk situation. They said less whole milk and cream ts being used for the fifth consecutive year and this Is reducing the amount of calcium In the American diet. Calcium is a mineral people need for teeth, bones and other body WASHINGTON, Feb. 11.— (AP)—President Triimnn got 10-day court order to stop the coal strike today and a hearing rm turning it into an 80-day Tnft-llartlcy injunction was set for Feb. 20. Federal Judge Richmond B. Keech signed the order In a little less than an hour after a presidential fact- finding board reported to Mr. Truman that a resumption of coal mining Is imperative. The Justice Department acted on an oidor trom President Truman which declared that continuation of Ihe work stoppage "will imperil the national health and safety." Th" order provides for resumption of mining as "customarily scheduled." Tlint would! be the normal five- day week with any slowdown, or such a three-day week as Lewis has been enforcing In the mines forbidden. There was no immediate reaction from the UMW on cither court order. Walling In Hear A spokesman at the union headquarters said only: "We're waiting lo hear from Mr Lewis." The temporary restraining order covers four main points: These would enjoin the unbn against continuing the strike "in wriolc or in part"; direct the union to order the workers to cease their strike immediately; enjoin both sides against encouraging or causing lockouts, strikes or work stoppages' and order Ihc UMW and thc operators to engage in free collective ' bar- g^nlugJtf.BaoWaKM 1 _. made the order a double barreled one. Lewis, the union, and all Its "appropriate officers" are directed to "for.'liiviur Inslriicl, and take all appropriate action as may be ncc- e.iary" lo see that the court's orders arc carried out. Hearing Dale Set Henry null, clerk'of the court told reporters that a hearing on a preliminary injunction—more lasting than the temporary restraining order that was issued Immediately— will be held by Judge Kecch Feb. Should the miners refuse to ibldo by Ihc order, Lewis and the union may again get into contempt of :piirt. In IfMfj and 1943. Lewis Defied back-lo-work orders and paid fines totaling $2,130.01)0. Lewis a week ago rejected a last- :iilch peace plan offered by President Truman, and In so doing hinted that the miners mleht not work even during an injunction or might work very slowly. Thc application followed right on the heels of another Injunction order .signed by Judge Kcech directing Lewis to drop four major dc- in.im/s in lite negotiations. Judge Kcech said there is a probability lhat these demands are "unfair labor practices." The Injunction aheadv signed restrains John L. Lewis and his united mine workers from Insisting on bariwinini! points until such time as the National Labor Hela- Itons Board can rule on whether they actually are unfair labor practice,;. Would Knri 3-Hay Week Today's action In lhat case was only Hie Issuance of thc formal order. Judge Kcccii already had announced (he nalurc of his findings The injunction, which had been requested by Genera! Counsel Robert N, Denharn of thc NLRB, re- .st rained Lewis from calling any three-day work week or other type of stoppage to further the four demands. Those demands tire for a union shop, a welfare fund for UMW members only, and clauses saying that miners work only when "able and willing" and providing for "memorial periods" which in thc past have balled mining. The board reported that John L. Lewis and the coal operators have been "more concerned with gaining tactical advantages" than with trying seriously to reach agreement. , equipment, Weather Arkansas forecast: Cloudy with ruin tonight and Sunday and in southwest portion this afternoon. Warmer tonight, .Missouri forecast: Cloudy tonight and Sunday with Intermittent drizzle or light rain beginning west torjfght and throughout the stole Sunday. Ix>w tonight to -15 southwest: high Sunday. 55 to 60 south. Minimum this morning—35. Maxinumi yesterday—58. Sunset today—5:39. Sunrise tomorrow—6:49. Precipitation 24 hours to 7 a.m. today—none. Total shire Jan. 1—15.24. Mean temperature (midway between lifsh and low.)—46,5.' Normal mean for February—43.4.
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