The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 22, 1950 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, February 22, 1950
Page 12
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PAGE TWKLVK •LYTHEVtLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Wallace Linked to Red Leaders in Vote Hunt WBPNB8PAY. FB8RUAF.V 22, Communists Asked to Help Support Party WASHINGTON! Feb. 22 w-con- trecftlonal investigators were told today (hit Henry Wallace once met two well known Communist leaders in. an effort to roiind tip voles for Wallace's' Progressive Party. One testimony came from Matt- heir Cvetic. 41-year old Pittsburgh Insurance agent who rose to high office In the Communist Party while serving as a government un- <tercover agent. '.Cvetie told the House tinAmeri- a«n Activities Committee the meeting took place In Wallace's roam at a Pittsburgh lintel Nov. 11, 1947, a day, after the Progressive Party leader had made a presidential campaign speech in the steel city. •' Cvetic said that he and George Wuchinlch were "the well known Communist Party leaders" at the meeting which he snid also was attended by C. B. Baldwin, Wallace's camp) ran manager. , The witness said he and Wuebin- ich were questioned nt length by both Wallace and Baldwin as to how many voles they thought they , could deliver to the Progressive Party in western Pennsylvania as pfticers of .the American-Slav Congress. This urbanisation hris been described by Cvetic and others as Communist dominated. • Cvetic said the meeting had been arranged by persons iri the Progressive Party movement who were not known Communists. But when Rep. Waller (D-Pal asked hini whether he assumed Wallace and Baldwin knew that he and Wuchinich were Communist leaders, Cvetic replied: "I'm assuming they are men of intelligence and knew It." C\etic told how the Communists in Western Pennsylvania set up a special political commission to carry the Communist Parly line Into the Progressive Party. He said the Progressive Parly always was discussed at Communist meetings and Communists were directed to jdln Ihe Progressive Parly. "The Progressive Parly was one of our b'g concentrations," he lc v - tified. ' "Would you say that all Communists are members of (he Progressive Parly?" .Walter asked. - "I'd say, yes, that they are all members of the Progressive Party." \ Frank S. Tavenher, Jr., committee . counsel, tisked how many Communist.-! there were in Western Penrisyl- TRllia. ; 4; "Approximately 550," the witness replied. •CvellcV testimony about Com munlst activity \*i the Progressive Party was. a continuation of the story he started yesterday about the seven years he spenl'ln Communist ranks. . -He testified; then that the Reds control the Progressive Parly In Western Pennsylvania. He named scores of people as Communists apd listed many organizations which he •aid are Communist-controlled. Cvetic branched off from politics today to tell how the 1945 communist Party convention set up the stee| industry as a "concentration area" for the party. PHONE Continued from Page 1 of telephone workers, an Independent organisation. Now the union, under the leadership of Beime, is affiliated.with the CIO. it was solicited the cooperation of the CIO's 6.COO.MO members in Its effort lo make (he strike •s effective as possible. The Western Electric employes are Ihe key groups In Hie strike plans, because Western Electric installation and sales divisions operate in nearly every major telephone exchange across- the nation. Their pickets will be counted on by CWA leaders to keep telephone operators from taking their posts after Fri- diy. Another 120.000 workers employed .by Bell telephone syitom units are members of the union but their contract.-; won't.permit them to join in the first wave of walkouts Friday, With the two divisions of Western Electric. Ihe CWA groups planning to strike'Friday are employed by the Pacific. Mountain states and Southwestern Bell Telephone Companies. Barrfd in Xcw .Icrse.v New Jersey Bell Company workers are barred from joining in the wrlkout because of a slate ln\v cov- eiing disputes In public utilities. A facl-tinding panel yesterday recommended lhat major demands of those workers be denied. Thai meant the issues would go to arbitration. The CWA's uniform demands arc for n 15-ccnt hourly boost In a "package"—including higher n-agcs. shorter hours, and shorter training periods. The company insists the union is not entitled to any In- ciea«e. but that each unit ot the parent American Telephone and Telegraph Company should bargain locally. It was opposed arbllralion. President Earnest Weaver of the Installers' Division fi. Western Electric, declared that (he company's refusal to meet in Washington meant a strike was a.ssured. MMAYTA* M24!- 5 ADAMS APPLIANCE CO. END OF THE LINE-Having completed her ride on Ihe liny collapsible Argyle motor scooter, Rita Barry folds It up and carries It with ease. The scooter cub was shown at Ihe Chicago Outdoors Show. Obituaries Rev. W. W. Kyzar Dies in Jackson The Rev. W. W. Kyzar, a former pastor at the First Baptist Church in Blytheville. died yesterday al the Baptist Hospital in Jackson, Miss., where he had been a pat- lent for a week. Tlic Rev. Mr. Kyzar came to Blytheville about i920 and lived here, about rive years. At the time of his death he was pastor of the Baptist church al Bogue cliltlb Miss. Alter leaving Blytheville he accepted a pastorate at Columbia, Miss., where burial Is to be conducted tomorrow. His wife and several children survive him. Five Escape $100,000 Apartment House Fire \ ENID. Okla., Feb. 22. W}—A five- hour npaihiit'iit house fire caused dnmnBe estimnled nt more than $100.000 here last night. Firemen rescued two persons from the I0-fainity building. Three blh- ers escaped uninjured after being caught inside after the fire started about 5 p.m. It wns brought under control about 10 p.m. Rescued were Mrs. Ren Bird ant Jimmy Sanders, a high school slu dent. Mrs. M. G. Hairinclon, apartni™ manager said she believed the firi started from on electrical short cir cull in Ihe basement. The ancient Romans made Ic< by digging snow from the mountainsides and packing II In ticcp pit. 1 covered with starw and tree prim- ings. Dell Kiwanis Club Hears Talk On Money and Tax Problems The presenl trend In governments spending Is detrimental to free enterprise because of an Increased tax load. Worth D. Holder; manager of the Blytheville Chamber of Commerce, told members of the Dell Kl- wanis Club last night »t a dinner- meeting in (he Dell 'High School Caflerin. Speaking on Ihe subject of money and taxes, he explained thai If the working man spent ISO of his $176 monthly wages for taxes, he would silll owe the government more than a year's work for his share of the national indebtedness. Illustrating government wesales, Mr. Ifotcter explained that the government constructed hospitals at the cost ol $50,000 a bed, and that private construction would build the same hospital for $16,000 per bed. He further pointed out thai In the Veterans Administration a single employee handles an average of 450 policies. In a private company a single employee handles 1,700 policies. The VA takes 90 days to settle a claim, and a private company 15 etnys. Mr. Holder pointed out that this was four time the work in one sixth the time. 40 .\zentltf do Same Job > He explained that 40 separale federal agencies were giving medical care to 24.000,000 people, or one- sixth ol the tola! populalion. Mr. Holder further explained that Die $25,000.000,000 national debt exceeded the total Income of every man, woman and child in the United States. Tola! earnings are $221 000.000.000. "Hie debt represents for each Individual a debt of 14 months work, and Mr. Holder added, the proposed $ added indebtedness would add another eight days to Ihe debt of each Individual. To show the magnitude of the $5 000,000.000 increase hi Indeblednes he said lhal If 1,000 men had gone lo work In 1616 at 410 a day, anil had worked seven days a week for 374 years they would just this year have earned $1.000,000,000. In connection wilh the government budget, he explained that the budgel was made and approved, and then efforts made lo see where the money would come from. He suggested a revamping of antlmiatcd appropriation Inws, and a more informed public, U>sirrn Project to Cost Arkansans Mr. Holder. In emphasizing the need for individuals to become fn- mlllar with glvermnent spending, explained thai the McFartand- Hayden Bill, beini; backed in the West and Midwest would back a $250.000.000 irrigation and power project for Arizona, and would cost the people of Arkansas $9.000000 This, he slated, Is a reversal or' Ihe Hoover Commission, which is designed (o foslcr government economy. .Socialist England "can happen here," he said, as he warned against backing any new spending advanced by Ihe government unless we continue the trend lowmd Ic-tling Ihe government, tell us when, where and why we work. ' Mi .Holder told the Dell Kiwan- ia.ns that to cope with the situa- r ,nion Ihe O. S. public must be familiar-with, the facts of government spending, take time to discouruge new forms uf government sptndinp. JURY Continued tram rage one ral William L. Phlnhey In prosecuting (he case on which \vrjrld-wide attention is focusscd. He said an agreement had been reached, even before selection of prospective jurors began, not to ask the death penalty. Ten Jurors iiad been chosen yi'hen the second day of court adjourned yesterday afternoon. Judge Wescott, nt day's end ye.'f- tcrday, again nskcri newsmen not lo report anything on questions and answers that Occur In Hie examination ot prospective Jurors. The purpose of the court-Imposed censorship was to mage certain prospective jurors lo l>c called would nol be informed of Ihe nature of the rtueslions. •..; Seven of the first 10 Jurors, •'•> re Catholics; the other three Prolest- anls. ('Hies Mostly Catholic The cities of Manchester and Na- snua—from which most of the tales- men COIUL—are predominantly Catholic. The doctrine of the Catholic Church Is opposed to cuthcna-sia— or mercy kllP'i<j. The jury probably will be taken for s "vie?;" of Hillsboro County Hospital .where Mrs. Borroto died Phiuney said he plans that procedure aflcr advising the panel con-' ccrnlng what he wnnls them to observe on reaching the hospital. The Institution Is about ten miles out of town. Sander's chief counsel. Louis E. Wyman, most of whose 48 years at thi bar have been devoled to other civil cnsos, said the doctor would go along with tile jury. Lad Faces Action By Circuit Court James Lee Gee, 19-year-old Port- agevlllc, Mo., youth iva.s ordered held to nwall Circuit Court action In Municipal Court this morning on a charge of grand larceny with bond set at SloiL Gee is charged with the theft of a 1941 model Buick Iroui its park- lug place on east Main Slret Feb. II and later wrecking it on a East Highway 18 curve. The car was Ihe property of Ihe Hobb Motor Company of Osceola. In other action this morning IIBLU IN BAYONET SLAYING— Frederick Randolph Ramey, 22, recently discharged army veteran leaves hearing after being charged with murder in the slaying of his 20-year-old wife, Maytriss, during a party at Washington. Police charge he rammed a bayonet on a war souvenir Japanese rifle through .a bathroom door into his wife who had barracadcd herself inside. She died instantly. (AP Wirephoto). 4-H Clubs to Plan Program for '50 Plans for the 4-H Club program for 1050 in North Mississippi County will be made Saturday at 10 a.m. at a meeting at the Court House. 4-H leaders, teachers, club presidents itnd secretaries are being uskcd to participate la the planning session. Activities. Including summer camps, rally, tournament, tours, fair activities and the winners' banquet arc to be set up on a calendar so that the plans (or individual club programs can be coordinated K'ilh county plans. The meeting is being scheduled by extension service directors. Eddie E. Chandler, assistant County Agent • Mrs. Gertrude IS. Holiiniin, home demonstration agent; and Keith J. Bilbrey, county a«ent. ' Higher Education Group Will Meet March I The Arkansas Commission on Higher Education will conduct its fifth meeting on March 1 at Henderson State Teachers College in Arjcadejphm. The commission was snt up hi hearing for J. D. Hankins "on "a [ ! 949 to stlldy statc »'s«tulions of higher lenrnliig and to suggest Improvements. State Senalor Lee Benrdcn of I.enohvillc is one of (he 21 member committee. . . charge of burglary was continual until Saturday. He Is charged with cnlernlg the home of Himel Limber- felt near Armorel Sunday night. Bond was set at $750. 3 Conference Heads Discuss Code Changes CHICAGO, Feb. 22—<#H-An Interchange of Ideas on the N.c.C.A. sanity Code, possibly with a view toward revisions, has been made by Secretary-Treasurer K. U. (.Tug) Wilson of the National Athletic Association and commissioners' of the Southeastern and Southwestern Conferences. . , James Stewart of the Southwestern Conference and Bemte Moore of the Southeastern huddled wilh Wilson yesterday In an unheralded meeting. There were no official announcements, although It was reported the three met lo discuss a revision of the code. "We were just batting around a few Ideas," said Stewart. "We talked about N.C.C.A. matters generally. There were no formal conclusions. The future may develop I something, we hope betwe the 1951 annual meeting at Dallas. But there is nothing to say now.** The mum-is-the-word session was held just four days before the newly-elected 15-member N.C.C A council, over-all policy making group, mcels In Chicago. The council, made up of eight district vice presidents, will review a recent statement by Wilson and new N C.C.A. president, Hugh C • Wlllctt of Southern •California,- that code violators under the organization's constitution are subject lo punishment. The sanity code, striking at recruiting and restrlcllve fmnneial aid to athletes on the basis of need, lias been called a sham by Southeastern spokesmen. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. JU, IVl), !tt, (,\V>~Hogs 5000; borrows Hiltl gilts ISO-lUs up 25 to .50 higher; IW'240 Ibs 17.00-17 50: top 17.50 paid rrcvly on 190-220-lb weights; |i!U'ki:r Urn 1735; 250-300 Ibs 15.5016.15; pigs 175 Ibs down 25 higher; 1*0-170 IU* 14.50-16.75; 100-130 Ib pigs 1050-14.00; sow market .28 higher, (food sows 400 Ibs dowi) 14.50-1525; lop 15.25; over 400 Ibs 12 60-14,25; stn»s 850-11.00. Cattle 1000; calves 500; smalt sup-*!' I'ly W Palll* tncludtt a *ma MWl'i, UUMUy medium with £«• low K»U*nifii asking unevenly Hi lew on typical weather ; son* ojx-nliig «aies u much higher; medium and good al *!«.«.»; helferj and yearlings shownlg uneven strength; medium and good B.80- 25,50; common and meulum U34O- 22.00; cows .25 U> 50 higher; f«* good 8.50-1950; common acd medium 1650-17.75; ctaaers and cutters 14.00-16.50. ' , mixed Leaders Evaluate TB Control Work Mrs. C. G. Redman, execulive secretary for the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Associalion, met with execulive secretaries of tour counties imd stale field representalives lo evaluate the program of tubcr- culosis control in this district. The two-day session was conducted at Forrest City Monday mid Tuesday, under the direction of Airs. Christian Needham and Mrs. Marguerite Rice, field workers of the Arkansas Tuberculosis Association. Mrs. Redman said today that the meeting was concerned with bringing Arkansas' standard of control K'ork up to the national standard. The evaluation included a study of the county programs, health education ard the .idminislration of the organization, with a view to finding the needs of the county organizations. ^ Mrs. Vogeler to Appeal NEW YORK. Feb. 22. <AP>— Mrs. Robert A. Vogelcr said today .In a broadcast from- Vienna, that shr plans a direct appeal lo Hungarian Prime Minister Malyas Rnfcnsi for OOUBlf-DUTY NOSE DHOPS urge senators, rc))rescntativcs""uHi ""•' / rec<lom of her American hu;- govci'innuiit representatives by letters, telcj-rnins and other means thai economy be practiced on specific Hems, and lo snport them in an overall effort lo cul the federal budget. Uranium ore has been discovered in Michigan's upper peninsula. Worics Where Most Colds Start band. Vogcler, nn assistant dent of the International Telephone and Telegraph Corp., was convirtei' in Budapest. yesterday of spying and sabotage, tie was sentenced lo 15 years in prison. His blond Belgian wife reiterated her belief that Vogcler's confession was forced. IJon't delay! AL the first, warning sinltle or sneeze, put a lew drous of Vicks Vn-lro-nol in each nostril. Forif used in time,Va-tro-nol helps prevent many «5i colds' from developing. Relieves head cold distress fast. Try it! Follow directions in package. V1CKSVATRONOL Ill Littll IILKV e,Va-tro-nol » Host of the highways refresh at the familiar red cooler on the road to anywhere for it titier vay . . . tolh utkj mta» the i+mt i/u^i. tamn wi>(» AUTHfturv of rw cocn.cow CO*MW «r Coco-Cola ftuttlmg Co. ot BlythcvilU • IM«. Ik. COT,i February 26 and 27 Plus Added Attraction] Introducing New Spring Fashion Color for Gentlemen's Fine Hats by i . 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