First issue of the Morning Democrat, 1951

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First issue of the Morning Democrat, 1951 - 0(1 I 1 Real 'Merry' Go-Round Evansville, Ind....
0(1 I 1 Real 'Merry' Go-Round Evansville, Ind. (AP) While the merry-go-round went around in Mesker Park, police reported this round of activity: A woman slapped the merry-go-round proprietress, four policemen were called, three women began swinging purses and one woman bit Patrolman Bennett Kel-lams' ear. The woman charged with mayhem was the wife of another policeman. Good Morning! Here's a page by page sum-nary of the important news and features you will find on the inside pages of this edition of your new Morning Democrat: Page J Late Quad-cities news and pictures together with Associated Press and United I Press dispatches. ' Page 3 European rumors hinting that Stalin may soon seek peace in Korea. Page 4 Editorials on timely topics; Drew Pearson, Marquis Childs, the Lyons Den, What Others Say and a brief history of The Democrat and the fact that it was in the morning field once before many years ago. The page presents a new typographical dress. Page 5 Iowa educators cite needs as enrollments fall. Page 6 Reproductions of tetters from Iowa and Illinois officials welcoming the new Morning Democrat. Pages 8-9-11-13 Late breaking news events from cities ?nd towns in eastern Iowa and western Illinois. v- Page 10 Features for women and coming events in the Quad-" eity, society world, - - Page 12 South Dakota reverses trend and reduces taxes. Page 15 Last minute news and pictures featuring Rock Island and Moline. Page 16 Deaths and funerals In the Quad-city area and eastern hvm Cnp to Ivmt 1 Stage Set For Annual Barbecue Huge Crowd to Gather in Park For Event By JIM COLBY. Democrat Farm Editor. Wilton, la. Getting ready to entertain a crowd of 15,-000 people is no small task, according to F. E. Fair, manager of the Eastern Iowa Light and Power Co-op, who expects a record attendance for the second annual meeting and barbecue to be held at Wilton today. And the same opinion is voiced by Bui Rabe-deaux, assistant manager of the co-op, as well as dozens of other employes who have been busy in making preparations for the event "Well, I guess everything Is in readiness," Fair said Monday night, "and if the weather man co-operates, we are sure to have MORNING DEMOCRAT EASTERN IOWA 96TH YEAR No. 303. fcfa v: I I rr;. & 4 Y ; , 1 , ..- r Morning DAVENPORT, Edition of Davenport Newspapers, Inc. IOWA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1951 TO Dim Storm Near West Coast Of Florida Weather Bureau In Warning to Small Craft New Orleans. (UP) The weather bureau hoisted storm warnings along the west coast of Florida Monday night and warned small craft not to enter a tropical storm that already has disabled two motor ships. The vessels were the 93-foot Kerry Mack, with nine men on board, and the fishing ship Gypsy, out of Charleston, S. C. The size of the Gypsy's crew was not determined, but should be at least two men. In an 11 p. m. (EST) advisory, the weather bureau said the center of the storm has drifted westward and is about 250 miles west of Fort Myers, Fla. The advisory said that 05 ton WWII u u u ; rf . t v ' n; . l i.z- i' IM,j I ; iBMgwi hSit ; 'j. i . i - f MOTHER OF TWINS PONDERS FUTURE-lMrs. Royt WISTIRN ILLINOIS 34 PAGES m. W WEATITER Continued Warm an! Partly Cloudy. PRICE TIVE CENTS Oct. 14 Set As Deadline For Pay Hike Union Requests Reopening of Contract Union workers of th Servus Rubber Co., 1100 Second street, Rock Island, Monday night voted in favor of a strike Oct. 14, if a new contract is not agreed upon by that time. The present contract has a wage reopening clause which allows wage negotiations to be opened at any time, union officials said, the clause also allows the contract to expire on that date if no wage settle ment is reached. All the production workers of the company, a total of 730, probably will go on strike on that date if no settlement is reached, the spokesman said. The workers are members of local 215, United Rubber, Cork, Linoleum and Plastic Workers, CIO. ' Local President Ber t Shipley said union membership voted 515 to 18 In favor of the strike. The vole gives the local's executive committee authority to recomrnend a strike if further negotiations fall. The union Is asking a 13-cents an ,

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  2. 02 Oct 1951, Tue,
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