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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - May 29, 1946, Blytheville, Arkansas BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND 8ODTHKAST UUOUUIU 58 BlhevUle Dally Newt Blythevtlle Herald Blythevllle Courier MlMtwlppl MAY 11M6 SINGLE COPIES CKNTB COAL STRIKE SETTLEMENT BELIEVED NEAR Senate Due to Kill Draft Provision in Strike Control Bill Mty StnsUc WHS poised today to kill PrusitliiUTruniiuis fur niifliorily to workers who Members aureed io vote on the work or pro vision no later tlmn 5 today The House meaulime moved Three to Get Honorary Degrees wnrd a vote on accepting Semite I amendments to the Case which would pluce permanent curbs on singes in private The proi visions nf this bill are considered but not nearly as tough as Trumans proposed emergency Truman would apply only to governmentseized House supporters of the Case bill won the days first lest by Adopt 235 to a motion to suspend the rules to get the Senate amerv ments before the House immedi White House callers reported Hint Trmuari still strongly wanted Congress to pass his emergency bill despite some Democratic overtures that he should withdraw How the draft provision seemed plainly doomed in the Robert chair man of the Republican steering the drive io kill the draft He predicted that the strong OOPDemocratic bloc would pass overwhelmingly an amendment to strike the provisioi which administration leaders termed the nuts of Trumans Wagner Offers Amendment Robert father of the Wagner net and grand old man ol presented an amendment to kill the draft section and said lie would vote against the Presidents measure unless it is amended i Arthur assailed a labordraft as re putjiiaiit to every principle free constitutional Nothing short of utter and urg ent necessity could justify such impressment lie And there is nothing in the present sit uation to warrant the belief that we are yet driven to any such to talitarian Vandenbcrg told the Senate the Presidents stripped of its I1 bordraft still would con tain sanctions amounting to a com plete governmjnt industrial opera Even if fur he I would slill say that it is perfectly clear to me that adequate sanctions exist without pushing to the climax of involun tary Drafting of he would create an army of rebels with result that we may create a prob lem greater than the one we An army of rebels is not calcu lated to be reliable or he Case Bill Before House A coalition of Republicans and southern Democrats today the first round in their fight for Imme diate House consideration of tiie Senateamended Case bill for per manent strike control by forcing a suspension of House This per mitted them to bring up for imme diate consideration a rule to permit the House to decide whether to ac cept or reject Senate amciidmen to the Case A twothirds vote of those present was needed to cai ry the motion to If the House accepts the amend tiic bill tlicn goes to the White If the rule is a majority vote is needed for pnS bill probably will Vic sent to a SenateHouse conference for adjustment of House Approves Case Labor Bill Legislation to End Labor Racketeering Rushed to May DP house today approved the final version of the Case establishing new anit perma nent controls in strikes in private industry and outlawing labor Ilic house vote cuniplcted congressional action on the The final house vote was Z30 to President Truman faced a ma jor decision on whether to sign it or veto The Case Bill is distinct from Trumans emergency The Truman passe oy the house last wuuld ap ply only o industries seized by the UnionGovernment Negotiations Expected to Put Men Back in Mines by End of Week Judge Lcmley Three u federal a uiiijor Y2nd annual commencement program It Oiurit Wood llcndrlslss iial asid a will rccelvo honorary demurs ul the Ihe Unlveisity of Arliimsas in June 1 hey nro left to right Judge Harry el thc United jtsiles Dlslrkt Coini for the Euslem sind Western districts or Arkusisns John Hhlrley of he lidirth Armored Division in Its his toric drive across Piaiiee into Cicrwiany mul KUvlini principal chnnlst In fliuiKc ol work in physics and biochemistry in the soils and fertiliser division of ihe IXpcrlmcnl of Agricul Both Hcndricks and wood are urnduales of Use University of AntiPetnllo Law To Get Court Test Government Accepts Challenge Hurled by Union Musicians Urged to Take Good Look At Troublesome Labor Picture Jliiy Willinni of ho of said horo lo lay thai it was limo the Kcuernl imblii UioUed iulo the roiiblosoiiu whfi Highway Safety To Get Emphasis Automobile Dealers Arrange Parade to Feature Old Safe driving is to he cmnnaslzcc in Blythevllle Saturday aftcrnoor when a parade will be staged h celebration or the Golden Jubilee of the automotive The i feature safet ajnpvel riotrj ihjebtcd ear 1 May UP Justice Department officials totiaF icceptcd the challenge of President ames Caesar Petrillo of the Aincr can Federation of Musicians AFL test the constitutionality of the antiPetrlllo Petrillo ordered a strike yesterday it a Chicago radio station when it refused his request to double number of its The recentlyapproved antiPetrillo law makes it a felony to or nt ieinnt to a broadcasting sta Lion hire more persons than V In calling trie Petrillo ex pressed the sincere belief tha the federal law directed at him Some Justice Department attor ncys believed the anliPctrillo would be held constitutional by th Supreme Court if it is called upoi for a Some conservative law yers in the howcve doubted the would be upheld the high courts i f of the House Inter in the stalejjCohirnerce Committee which tame Io Atlanta rom Jacksonville to make a Chamber said that to lays labor problems were nci liicstion of only labor and I Labor is so strong today that when it a not Just but the entire na tions welfare may be le He said lack of n definite labor policy making look sons Club Elects J Jerry President Attendance Awards Presented at Luncheon By Retiring James TeiTy was elected pltsl drnt of I ho Lions Club yesterday at the luncheon nseellttg at Hotel lie will siicsxcil Olhev elected were Hoi first vice president j Kcconcl vtcipiTsklrnl MuiTisy secielsuy isntl treas urer and Karris tsim will be Samuel Morris and Robert Grimes ansl trusleis mimed wnv Edgar Murray Smart and a former ol ihe clianiljir of Is a veteran if Nnvv In World War having held the rank of lleuteniissl at Ihe time of Ills dls Is an nwtier ansl sssiin May White House anV tioiniml that Joljn Lewis and Coal Administrator Knit woidd con tar with residentTruman at 4 EST A taw minutes earlier the policy committee of United Mine Workers concluded a hour but made no comment of Karlier Scott Lucas luul iwliiaUd annonncenient of the coal atdkc niont possibly would he made late Elected by Lions foollsh In the eyes of other coun tries of the Culling for somrTToil of labor Jackson said So fur He as Im personally I TcnJ Abstract and Really AntiTrust think the law should be applied to labor Just as it is to other busi a former also ndvocalcd abolition ol thc v Two Win Honors Al BoysState James Stafford and Freeman Jernigan Arc Elected to of Bankers OSS State Convention to Elect Officers Today In Hot LITTLE RhyjJc Mny UP Smith wa In addition to displaying types of vehicles used for safety oldest this are expected to par it was announced today by Russell president of the Blytlicvillc Automobile Dcal cris The to be staged at 3 will bcfjin at the corner ot Sixth and Main streets and pro draitbidjthe said the WAAP Pctrillo case undoubtedly would VJ to the Supreme Court ami I bc automobilcs in lieve the law will be Investigation Started Justice Department officials said they planned to order a federal yvand jury investigation of Pelrillos strike csili to determine whether the law had been At torney Albert WoliI of the north ern Illinois district already has bc Infantilc Paralysis Victim Scefc Relief In Louis Hospital Bobby Joe nincycj old son of and Orvln will leave Blytlicvillc early Friday morning with his fin gers crossed and a prayer in his He will be going to the Shriners Hospital in Louis for treatment of his right Crippled since stricken with in fantile paralysis when eight and a half months Bobby hns to wear a brace which he hopes he can discard when home from the For thc five he has been under care of the hospital hut has never gone for an indefi nite length of time for direct treat Thc treatments will be an effort to make the leg grow nor who will Iw in the fourth srade nt Sudbury School next will leave on thc oclock train Friday He resides at 30D cecd cast to North Franklin I an where it will turn to Walnut and go west to Seventh where it is to School Band Irrviled The school band will if the students can be assembled in the vacation it wsis 11 will not be a parade ot new automobiles but a of safely with school cars used by the county and state police ambulances and Various dealers plan to rig up Ihcir tow cars with wrecked auto to thc need for safety on the Healers arc offering prizes for the oldest cars and oldest with these to be checked carlic at the various pieces of The niytlicvillc Automobile Deal ers Asscciation has offered to Ihe department here the all outcooperation of dealers in thc traffic safety check it was announced by Civil Engineer To Have Office In Blytheville Julian whose engineer ng work with the Arsny in Worl Wsir II was cited as outstanding las established a civil cngincerin irm here following his To known asJulian Bells he will practice civ engineering such as sub bridge and building An office has been estnhlishc in Ihe First National Bank build Coming to Blythcville in 103 with the M Belts entered service almost foi years ago with the ronk of cap When discharged he was Safely Checks Made re thc be to fee sisKovcrnor of the xlli l anniial Arkansas1 Hoys i Slate xjnbireii byythe Arkliiisiisi entof thoAiheHcan Rhyne wns elected last nlghl nf 1C Federalist Partys cnndidatc ver Harry Cnwthon of El Dorsido ationalist Party Other officers elected wese mith secretary of Chuile VJTV of Helena Jnme iUlford of niytlicvillci Audiloi ames Sloan of Jonesboio Attor iey Freeman Jernlgan Victor Hyde of Helena Chief Jus of thc Supreme PJrnest of Hiiirison Associate Jus Bobby Dunn of tonnie Simms of Fort John lesterly of Donald Matlits f Hot Haygoncl of Flazcn and Hcrshel McCliirkin of Olliers sitlelidin Buys Rlalc from niylhevillc include Jim Hill Lee Iosco Craflon and Don HOT May CGth annual convention of the Arkansas iluiikcis moved to n close here atjcfji delegates were ready to dls loans nnd to elect The groups Dlck cnhorst of niklrcsscd the hankers He lashed out at strikes in and John Lewis in Moore of onp of lllc leading agriculturists nnd cattle breeders In the discussed the soil conservation pro gsam at a late afternoon session Moore assured the delegates that the lime was not far off when Ihe iconic will be more willing to pay for a good agricultural program than a Inrftc police He pointed out that about n third of thc nations acres are Idle because of lack of loss of top soil or because the soil shows signs of It was decided yesterday to en ter n contestant In Use Cotton States sponsored by the National Cotton A queen will be chosen from each of the IB cotton producing stales by pho with the nnUonal queen to be selected nt the Inltruallonal Convention In July In The Dlythevlllo Lions Club entry will be announced Those with perfect attendance ve EOvAi foi the 32 weeks from Sep lembcr fcrApril were awarded with perfect were Earl Chester Cnld Ficrt Farmer Hussell Robert nusscll Guy John Paul Max Chisrlcs Murray Ralcls Jesse Chris Frank Marlon Fords PiiHssid jyiri iollarrl nnd Terry were prciiuntcd thc awards for perfect attendance since their discharge from In Wosld War having been cfsiTted osi as pcifccl attcndssnls while in A Hiicsl atliiidlng meeting was Willliim Bayou Level is Raised Fishing Paradise Restored by Game i Tts fun again Io fish nt Mills two and half miles east of a fishing A dam lias been constructed there which will raise the water The meeting was called KlniultunLowily with a union nomicement at that1 an iigrecment 1ms been The contract wnutd send the na llons bituminous niiners buck to work for the KovcrnmentjK the federnllyopcrHted miners worked during the twoweek truce which expired last Saturday Most have refused to I since tlien without a eveii for the There was no official word here that an agreement already had betn wosked Dut coal Administra tor KVUB iiml UMW President John Lewis nearcd sin accord on details of a government wage con tract necessary to start the How of coal from strikebound The White House was reported to expecting completion of the contract fn line with theso rciwrts was the announcement from UMWs Dis trict Six that nu agreement has been reached and that details are being worked UMW officials held an urischcd ulud conference at UMW headquar ters One official Indicated that the conferees were members of unions 250man policy committee whose meetings usually hejrald im portant Krnir Isaoes Mine Order Krug directed opera tors of all idle mines east of the except to hold nil loaded cars at the mines to pro vide emergency supply for es sential If work stops at other cars may not be moved from mine tracks after the cessa tion of mining without Krugs per With coal stocks nlready low cause of the recent sixweek mitip the new strike has cut coal production to about 10 per cent of One government source said com of the contract was being delayed by technical problems in Chicago Wheat July IfH1 HHi Sept 183li Vj Cotton May July 2M5 aafiil 2817 ViiWiO 2800 2812 27D7 2 2311 JR23 Mil iStn 2irr Soviet Espionage Tactics Bared By Conspiracy Trial Witness Big Lake Flood Outlook Shows Improvement Tiie liljgh water si lllg Lake Is looking better today wilh Ihe now ixpccterl Io be less than Ihe IS feet predicted With i rife of li dm ins the 24 thc gauge at the HlK 12 miles west ol stood at feel nnd it was predicted the crest might not exceed M Ilie favorable weather both hero and in Southeast fiom where Hiii Lake sccelvcd much ol Its is of gscal lielp antl ir there is no morr Ialss Ill1 level lour with the earth dnm having a councto spillway on the south end of the which lies northeast of the Mis sissippi Hiver on the Ashport The new dam will keep the waleslevel higher und will give a place for fish to live thcic thc year It has been iiointccr out by Joe county fish and gfimo It will not be necessary to stock Ihe buyou as fish const there con stantly from Ibe river overflow Ihe cnrlli put Ihcre last ycas nheady had improved the Overflow WiuUKilly washing the earth dam to make the concrete spillway Joe csiKinccr of thc Arkansas Fish mid Game Commis wipirviscd thc recently There Is a gravel road to the leading from Luxora to the two and connection with thc wage He did not believe any serious hitch had Lewis and thc UMW Committee spent three hours with King yesterday begin ning their second week of confer ences since President Truman May 21 sctod thc bituminous Another 50mlnutc conference held last Even before thc second session be a spokesman for Krug an nounced there was no possibility of finishing an agreement Isist night nnd that thc negotiations would continue Between the two Krug and Lewis went Io the White House to give whsit was described sis a prog ress report in a 30minutc confer ence with Chicago Rye July Scpl 148i 14Si IVL i Purpose of the police traffic safely check is to encourage al motorists to put their vehicles in safe operating condition and drive them so that the toll of traffic accidents be The 50th anniversary of automobile business should celebrated with a movement safety in according who said We that traffic safety such thc police represent one of the best ways possible to help celebrate the 50th birthday ol the automotive Thc Gold en Jubilee is a salute to tiie past and tribute to thc tremendous con tributions made to American lile by Hie motor But it is al so keyed to problems of the fut one of which Is highway The police traffic safety is being conducted simultaneously by city and slate enforcement aganclcsthroughout the United lion of the International Associa tion if the International Associa Uon 01 oi During the 21 months spent foreign BetU was with three different groups of Arsny during which time he served at Okinawa and other Pacific scenes of When he established his own firm it was another slcp in a business career slarted 24 years following his graduation in Civil Engineering at Alabama Polytechnic His home is at and thc former Miss Jane reside at 1611 Markets to Be Closed For Memorial Day All leading security and commodity markets will be closed Memorial but dealings will be transacted as usual on May On June such mar kets will initiate thc Summer Sat urday closing schedule which will be in effect through the final Saturday in Canadian and London markets will operate normally Thursday nnd clnsinfj ns usual oil May UPi So viet Russia sent trained secret agents abroad under the guise of News Agency diplomats nnd motion picture rep H was testified lodav at thc espionageconspiracy trial of Fred Communist member of Igor former code cx ncrt for the Russian embassy in testified the agents work ed under supesVision of a Hod Ar my code school in Mnsrow and their relatives wcrc cncckcci for loyally by the secret Gouzenko said he himself had been trained al the who smupcled espion age documents out of the embassy at Ottawa and tipped off the Ca nadian government to activities of thc alleged Russian sin was brought here today from Ottawa under Royal Canadian Mounted i star crown that his life Police protcctioss as He has said has been threatened since he first made the told Russian military Soviet embassy wcrc serviuR os lonslbly as diplomats on official but that actually llioy wore U atlnclio Ilic court attaches of thc was chief of Russian spies In The 21yearold clerk said h was born and educated lij Part of his training for military he was at the Red Army school wcrc men were qualified as code experts for work All students at the school and their relatives wcrc checked by Ihe Russian secret police before bciim he This headquarters was a cen ter where the work of audits abroad was Gouzenko What these agents abroad he was They Included not only under cover but members of Ihe diplomatic Tass News Agen and even motion picture repre GouKnko Gouzcssko said lie arrived in Ot lawa in with military attache to the and a Za uotlns CouccnVo said he was assigned to work in a secret cipher room In the milHary attaches headquar ters 111 He salrt the room had double slccl bars and shutters on the nnd the outside window glass was paint ed so that Ihf bars could lie will be reached by it Wits Because Ihe 1kc is rccclvi ns much water as It nuiy ixssiUc for tiie scveinl hun dred ceres of Inundated cultivated farm Issmi inside the levee to be replantetl In lale It was pointed U will require nnprnxlmalcty from i week or 10 days for the water to leave the flooded areas where crops already were npwhcn the walcr started rising several days Although flood stage at Big Iakc is 10 svater docs not thc lowest part of Hichway IS in side the levee until above 15 Operators Impatient While the negotiations mine operators waited Impatiently IliVYilltxlfor annoussccment of the govern wher llshcrmen nriy ocmcnl coutrflctwnlc wns certain to daily when wcatlies This fishing place is the second spot recently improved that this would be available to Ilic public in Ibis It has been pointed out by chair man of the Arkansas Fish and Game provoke angry protests from segments of the coal It wns understood that the con Livestock Few Business Concerns To Close tor Holiday Memorial Day apparently will not be observed In Blythcville with spe cial services but many ru expected to pause for remcniber assee of those who have passed Businesses announced to be clos ed tomorrow are the the coust such federal offices is tiie employment and both banks Flag Day Designated May today deslx President natert May stock Hogs steady good ind choice barrows and gilts the celling sows at ceiling complete early Cattle Calves Feed steers and yearlings strong to 15 ccnls higher and good grade up most all fat cattle at new high on quality con sidered approximately 18 loads choice steers the ceiling long yearlings heifers bulk steers most heifers very cratlc hit and miss market on comparative handful bulls and vcalers demand exceeding available supply stock cattle very would provide for a fivecent assessment on each ton of coal ruin ed to raise an estimated a ycnr for an employe welfare Thc operators long have fought against a royalty or a sessment to finance welfare fund Some operators IKrtcdly told government that the tonnage royalty was the best methodof financing the fund if one should be estab Thc operators have given no indi cation whether or how they would combat acceptance of the govern ment There was no that the welfare fund would meet particularly from southern Appalachian pro Weather ARKANSAS r Mostly tonight nnd in west and portions Thurs mostly thundershowers past Funeral Conducted For Manila Infant Monroe son of nnd Cleo died this Morning at Walls Death of the at 6 followed his birth three days Condition ofthe mother today was believed Funeral senIces were to be held this at Manila Cemetery with Cobb Funeral Home in The baby TTXS the only chlid of and who live six miles south oJ
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