The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 23, 1950 · Page 9
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THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 1950 BLVT1IEVIU,B (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ?AGE NINE New York Engineer Named to AEC Post WASHINGTON, March 23, M 1 )—• President Truman's' appointment of Thomas E.' Murray, New York engineer,.to the Atomic Energy Commission appeared likely today to i meet with, little opposition In the Menate... '•Many senators said they didn't know Murray personally, but thought lijs engineering, business and executive background qualified him for the post. There was no critical comment. ''I know him by reputation and his reputation is excellent," said Senator McMahon (D-Conn). chairman of the Senate-House Atomic Committee. To Go to,Senate Murray's appointment ,to the ACCUSES atomic post vacated by Chairman David E. UUcnthal Feb. 15, was announced yesterday at the "Little White House" at Key West, Fla where Mr. Truman Is vacationing The nomination will be sent the Senate for confirmation later in (he week. • : Although Murray will succec< LUlcntlVai 'prV the five-man com' mission, he'• will not take over thi chairmanship. ' . . Sumner Pike will continue as acting chairman until after April 15, when Commissioner Lewis li. Strauss Is due to leave and Mr. Tniman will have another - spot to fill. Murray's term, along with those of the other commissioners, will expire next June 30. The President then is required to name five commissioners for terms ranging from one to five years. '•i, Charles <3. Ross, presidential •kc.'i, secretary, told reporters Mr. Truman has not ottered the chairmanship as yet. A number of names have been mentioned In corinec- • lion with the post. Continued fro™ Pace I not requesting from you a favor which you have the right to with- lold, but rather was demanding the Information which the Congress Is entitled to under the constitution." He added: "It should be significant to you that not even one Democrat voted $inst the resolution providing for the subpoena of the Hies." McCarthy's wire appeared to (rive the Impression that Mr. Truman has ignored a subpoena for the files. The committee has not issued one so far. ' : Senator Demands U» Senator Hickenlooper of Iowa, one of the Repupblicin members, has demanded that the subpoena power he used. In the past, Mr. Truman has refused to give congressional:committees access to confidential loyalty records. In this case he has been reported willing to work out some sort of arrangement for restricted examination of the documents by the members of the inquiry group. Names Given Two Days At* Two days ago McCarthy, at a secret session, gave the committee e name of a man he said he nsiders the top Russian espionage ,ent in this country. He told porters the man—not yet identif- d publicly—U connected with the ate Department. Democrats have pointed out; that cCarthy has produced no proof back up that accusation or any the charges against 10 other Collections to Dote in Easter Seal ' Campaign in County Amount to $900 MIT Del»y Nmminr He»d KEY WEST. .Fla., March 23. —Highly-placed White House ad- vistOTs said; today that President Truman may delay designation of a new chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission until after hW re' turn to Washington in April. '. Mr. Truman's announcement yesterday ot the appointment of Thomas E. Murray. New York en- g'meer, banker and inventor, to ' succeed former ^Chairman Davirt E Lilienthsl on t lie commission, lessened the pressure for Immediate action on a head of that vitally- important post-war agency. He made It clear that Sumffer T. Pike, Republican,* will continue to serve as acting AEC chairman until Lewis Strauss, another of the five member commission, steps out April 15. ^Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI March 23. (#>— (TJSDA) — Hogs 12, 000; fairly active; 180 Ibs up .25 ti .40 lower than Wednesday's average lighter weights .25 to .50 lower ROWS .25 lower; bulk good and cholc 180-240 Ibs 16.25-16.35; largely 16.25 top early 1650 for several loads odd lots 250-300 Ibs 15.25-16.00; fe- 16.25; 140-170 Ibs 13.25-15.50; large! 15.25 down; 100-130 Ib pigs 9.25 12.75; good, arid choice sows 400 Ibs down 14.00-14.50; heavier sows 13.00 13.75; slags 8.50-11.00. Cattle 2000; calves 100; moderate ly active curly Inquiry for steers few medium and good lots stead at 25.25-26.50; but relatively littl done; heifers, cows and bulls activ and fully steady; medium and gooc heifers and mixed yearlings 23.50 26.00; lew heifers 26.50; commo and medium 20.00-23.00; good cow :• 19.50-21.00; common and mediun cows 17.50-19.00; canners and cut teis 14.00-17.00. ' Hearing Continued Hearing for -M. McCIannrian < •La charge of driving while und "the influence of liqi'or was con tinned until tomorrow in Munlc pal Court this morning. "LAND CUEARERS GET "ON THE BALL"—Giant «%-ton steel balk, eight feet in diameter, are trucked to the 25,000-acre rite of the Hungry Horse, Mont., reservoir for use In a novel scheme ot land-clearine. Big dlesel dozers, booked together with logging chains, will drat the heavy twill down steep hillside* to > crape off small trees and brush. Lack of Funds Retards State's School Transportation Rating ersons named al public hearings, e has said repeatedly that proof ilf be found in the loyalty Jiles hich he has been demanding that IE committee obtain. : In the Russian agent case, Mc- iarlhy Is understood to have told lie committee that FBI agents railed four Soviet spy suspects to ontacts with the American he says as State Department connections. Deputy undersecrtary of State ohn E. Peurifoy, knows the name f the person McCarthy has ac- used, said yesterday the Indivl- ual never has been - an employe f the State Department. McCarthy is said to be so sure he an make his charges stick In hat one case that he is willing o stand or fall on the outcome here. A lack of funds was pointed out* today as the only factor keeping Arkansas from excelling five other states In the Southwest Conference of the National Education Association in the school transportation program. W. B. Nicholson, superintendent of Biytheville schools, was one of the two delegates from Arkansas to participate In a panel on transportation at the Southwest Conference for School Administrators oj small schools In Arkansas, Oklahoma, Arizona, New Mexico, Louisiana and Texas, conducted at Port Worth, Tex., early this week. He returned Cry in the Night Belongs To Accused's Brother ANAHEIM. Calif.—(/P)—It was 4 a.m. and patrolman Alvln E. Rogers was speeding his expectant wife U> the hospital. "Stop that crying Jimmy." Rogers called to his toiir- year-old son ridiruE in back with his mother. "Your mommy is all right.' Said Mrs. Rogers: "That's nol Jimmy crying. It's his new brother.' HOUSING Continued from Face 1 lousing. r • '....; \.Insuranee Added \';l'' '3. Added $fio6,000,000 authority to .nsure mortgages on large-scale rental apartment projects. Appllca- .ions for this insurance more than exhausted available funds early this year although the law did not ex- Dire until March 1. 4. An Increase in the amortization period of GI home loans from 15 to 30 years. Banking Chairman ipence (D-Ky) said this would reduce the carrying charge on an $8,000 GI home by »4 a month. ; 5. A plan for disposal of 389,000 units of government-built wartime housing under the program authored by former Rep. Lanham (D- Tex). This housing was built to relieve wartime congestion in defense centers. Some is being sold and some is being given to public agencies. to Biytheville yesterday. Mr. Nicholson pointed out that Arkansas excelled In the over-all planning of transportation, but because of shortage of money was forced to have inadequate numbers of vehicles and transportation equipment. During the conference, It WAS brought out that the Arkansas Department of Education, though providing for fleet purchase In order to get lower prices, arranged for sales to be negotiated locally In order that schools - could patronize local dealers; that the revolving loan fund made it possible for districts to drawn funds in advance for purchase of buses, and give them (our or five years to repay; .the driver costs were lower, and that 'insurance providing -some measure of protection to student passengers was provided only in Arkansas, Two representatives from each of- the six states in the region were designated as participants iri'panels on various school problems and programs. Executives of the state and national education. associations, and other outstanding educators were included on. the three-day conference program. While in Fort Worth, Mr. Nicholson visited. various school equipment establishments making a study of furnishings proposed'for the new High School. He also visited the American Desk Company at Temple, Tex. New Underground Found MULHOUSE— (IP}— When the police of Alsace caught lip with Pan Becker, wanted on : 13 charges o burglary and armed, attacks, they found him living in a special sub terranean hideout built underneath his.mother's house-in the forest o Saint Morand. Becker had" a trained watchdoi to warn him whenever a strange approached the house. He then en tered a closet which gave access b » stairway to his undergroun apartment of two rooms. An eler trically-operatcd , trap-door close behind him and an avalanche o rjld clothing fell to the bottom o > remier Cheng Revises China War Machine TAIPEI, Formosa, March 23. (AP) —Premier Chen Cheng streamlined Nationalist China's unwleldly war machine' today. A cabinet spokesman called the :weeplng moves "the beginning of a new era" in' the war against the Chinese Reds. Chen, who became 'premier only last week, abolished six committees and Severn! commissions. He slated others for pruning. One,wiped out was the total.war committee which former Premier Yen Hhi-Shan set up lust December in Chungking. . , All were considered cumbersome. Chen aho began weeding out officers holding jobs of small responsibility. He ordered dissolution of the Formosa and southeast China defense ,— commands by March 31, They no' longer are considered necessary. At the same time, Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek defined duties of the defcitee minister and chief of staff. , The defense minister WAS given charge of munitions, uniforms, and bugetary matters. ' : The chief of staff was made work- Ing leader of the army, aide to the John Mayes. chairman of the 1950 Easier Senl Drive, yesterday ve- floiled ihnt the campaign has brought In nearly one-third of Its goal of $3,000 in Mississippi County. The campaign, now almost half over, has been carried to 15,000 homes In Mississippi County and first returns of contributions for the Easter Seal Sales riow total about $900, according to Mr. Mayes. Mr. Mayes said that al) contributions hnd been through the malls with the exception .of (25 collected through street solicitation conducted by E. H. Ford. The Mississippi County Chapter of le Arkansas Association for the Crippled Is one of the »,000 affiliated organizations cooperating with the National Society for Crippled Children and adults In the nationwide campaign. Of the total collected in this county, less than two per cent will go to the national office and 50 per cent is retained for local spending to assist the crip- pied, and the remainder supports the Convalescent Center at Jacksonville. The drive will end Easter Sun day, April 9. Mr. Mayes said today that a tola of $1,091.12 was expended locally las ear by the county chapter, even hough only $1,100 was collected. his amount dirt nol Include any erviccs given at the Convalescent Center for polio victims. He itemized the following expend- lurcs for the chapter: tonslllecto- iiy, $20; appendectomy, »25; hospl- al bills, $15; crutches, $3; trusses. 13,50; x-ray, $7.50; prescriptions, -1.79; doctor's service, $3; hearing aids, $20; teaching of polio victims, (32; transportation to St. Louis for cancer patients, $47.80; food for Crippled Children's Clinics, $108,65; transportation'by bus, train or car to available service, $661.98; and ambulance fees, $72,50. Coin containers are to be distributed soon to assist In the solicitation. Germans Leave Churches e number of the defense minister. Chiang's elder son, Chiang Chlng- Kuo, was named head of the defense ministry's political training and information department. HANOVER Germans withdrawing from church membership has Increased 500 per cent since 1947 In the state of Lower Saxony, a state official disclosed. in 1949, he said, 13,453 withdrew from the church, compared with 6,037 withdrawals In 1948 and 2,496 In 1947. , • ' . ' The official snicl most of the withdrawals were clue to "material" reasons — Indicating reluctance .or inability to pay the church taxes required of church members. In Germany, if a person declares himself a member of any church, his RELAY 'QUEEN 1 —Martha Watson (above), of Chicago, ha* been named 'Queen" of the Purdue Relays to be held Mar. 25, at : the Boilermaker fleldhouse. LaFayette, : Ind. ' Th» "Queen" and her court ' will present awards to winners of the 15 championship events. (AP Photo), church taxes are collected by state tax collectors along with his governmental taxes. Lower Saxony Is mostly Protestant. A particle of sea.fog is 1|8,000 ai large 'as, a light raindrop. the closet covering his means of exit, president and executive officer to Displaced Jews Get : Free Land in Israel TEL AVIV,\Israel (AP)—Jews all over the world who are looking for a home can get land fre 1n Israel. Also homesteaders are being offered substantial financial help. Meir Grossman, head of the economic department of the Jewish Agency, sain an investment of $Z, 00 is neded by anyone wishing to ome to Israel and set up bis own CHEST LEADER-Charles E. Wilson, president ot General Electric Co., has been named national campaign chairman for Community Chests of America. He succeeds Henry Ford 11. FOR SALE Concrete cnlreru, 12 Inrh to «8 Inch, p)i| n or mnforced. Al» Concrete Building Blocks ebe»p- er lh»n limber for Barm, ehkkec homej, iwmp kamaf*, senMl' houses, tmi , hMfct Wf ^Hm C»U « (« (,« es«i»»it. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. Pemiscof Men Elected By Cotton Association Delbert C. Johnson of C:\ruth- ersville has been elected first vice president of the Missouri Cotton Producers Association and also named to serve on the newly-increased board of directors. Directors from each county represented in the association have been increased from two to seven. Other * directors from Pemiscot County include S. Crews Reynolds, Emerson Smith and J. Ralph Hutchison, all of Carulhersville; Frank Long,.Jr., of Braggadocio, and eBaumont Smith and T. A. Hajgari both of St«le. Delta Cafe Our Special of the Week Chicken in the !•. Best Plate Lunch Best Pit Barbecue $1.00 600 250 W Best Hamburger ZUp • Sunday Breakfast Served with Biscuits • Our prices are reduced on everything we serve to meet the present demand. OPEN 6 A.M.—1.A.M. 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