The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 13, 1944 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 13, 1944
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER! 3, 1JM-1 Fight Looms Over Amendment Labor Group Answers Ad By Supporters Of Open Shop Measure Hy JOHN nEI.FOKU United Picks Staff Cornjspontlcnl r LITTLE HOCK, Oct. 13 (UP) — ' ne hottest fight of the, current political 'campaign as far as Arkansas gees has nothing to do with the election of a candidate. It is concerned with the so-called "Freedom To Work" amendment.. As mentioned here a few weeks ago, the labor unions have organized for an all-out batlle to defeat the amendment—which would prohibit (he "closed shop." That battle is now under way—and it, is as net a battle as Arkansans .have ever seen. The opening gun was not fired by (he labor unions—but by the backers of Die amendment themselves. In a big advertisement published In the state's newspaper two ' weeks ago, the "Constitutional Amendment Committee" declared that j the people of Arkansas — by voting for tlie measure—could make sure that their sons and daughters in tlie service would be able to obtain postwar jobs without having; to join a labor union. The amendment backers followed this ad up with a series ot "news stories" which were sent to daily ' and weekly papers throughout tlie state. These stories, apparently aimed at those who like to be on the "bandwagon," tolri how the amendment was gaining favor day by day. it predicted an "overwhelming victory" for the measure on Nov. 7, It wasn't until last Sunday that the labor unions opened up. Arid .they opened up only as labor unions can. The labor group opened their barrage in form of an advertisement—much larger thnn that run by the amendment backers. Tlie ad was an expository type— the kind that allegedly gives the inside dope on tlie situation. It called plenty of names and threw plenty ot adjectives. It named W. Lee O'Danlel of Texas, Vance Muse and Val Sherman—said lo be backers of the amendment—"public enemies of Arkansas." It charged that the "Christian American Association" is attempting to divide Arkansas in tlie same way Germany and Japan worked on the satellite countries. The ad swung both fists—and undoubtedly landed some powerful punches. Now the next move will bs up to ti'.e amendment backers. • Tt is believed that they, too, will . come out of the corner swinging. \ 'Hie Little Rock chamber of : Ccnnnercc, as 'are numerous other chambers of commerce throughout the state, is busy at work trying to solve the knotty problem of . providing jobs for returning servicemen. The Little Rock chamber - -has "turned,its job over to its Industrial Resea'i-ch Division—headed 'by E. P. Nelson. And already a comprehensive outline for providing |»st- war jobs has been completed, Tlie division recently completed ,a survey, of manufacturers, wholesalers and retrtilers tn determine just how many of their former workers .now in the armed forces can be taken back into permanent .jobs when the war finally ends. • Now (he division is conducting a survey to find out what sort of work those now employed in war industries intend to follow in the past- war period. Questionnaires have been scut to workers at the Maii- mclle and Arkansas Ordnance plants near Little Rock. Although uncertain as to how to EO about It, Nelson said tlie division is planning to find oul> from ser- vi:e men and women their postwar employment preferences nnd whether they want their old Jobs back. Nelson said the division is particularly interested in the postwar re- employnient problem from • the standpoint of conversion of war plants Into peace lime establishments and in the promotion of entirely new industries. It is his belief that the Mati- melle Ordnance Works could be converted into n plant to manufacture fertilizers, insecticides and acids, while the bis? Arkansas Ordnance plant could manufacture plastics and plastic products. Nelson also expressed belief that the Black Diamond Black Dlan-.onc, winner ol many blue ribbons in horse :a:rsi ;s one of many prize dinners to be seen in the horse fair of Dallcy Bros. Three- Ring Circus when the circus, one of only three traveling by railroad this year, presents performances at 3 and 8 P. M. in Blytheville, Wednesday, Oct. 18. The beautiful stallion is shown above with one of a group of. beautiful girls who present a spectacular nerial ballet us a part of the two-hour circus performance. Temperatures Atlanta . . August? . ... Birmingham . Charleslon . Charlotte . . dhnttanoogii . Chicago . ... Cincinnati . Denver . .'.'.. Detroit . ... Jacksonville . Kansas City . Macoti Tallahassee . • Memphis ... Miami . Montgomery .. New Orleans New'York . . San.Antonio . Ea'vaniiah . . Tampa Washington . Dallas Houston Jackson . . Little Dock Shreveport . 13 00 ....... -n GO 60 Hi Low 70 50 5G 43 59 52 52 62 . 64 79 03 CO 64 74 17 ;..:... 61 ....... ao •% , : .-. .-, 70 . qi .:;....- 71 • 71 82 ...:... 79 ....... G8 67 U9 56 65 CO CARD OF THANKS '— I want to thank all my friends for their kindness and sympathy during my wife's illness. . E. F. Beit. FOR COLD STOFFEfr NOSES -lrops in each nostril I Open dogecd noso, you Ibrcatho freer. Caution: JUso onlyas Oircctcci. IPEKETRO HOSE DROPS INTERNATIONAL AGGREGATION twmtmaiiummm m imtmnunn uirn COUOKAl COMBINE SHOWS 100 ftOS ^SJagj $50.(X)0 M)«T <S> *tK. Ants Of TINTU »ONBI*t LITHE NORHA OAVEHPOR1 K-KSS Blytheville Fairgrounds Wed. Oct. 18 AOP plant could be used as a trade school. Naturally, the Chamber is interested primarily in Little Rockj but it isn't stopping .there. It is co-operating with the Bureau of Research of the University of Arkansas, the Arkansas Economic Council and the state Forestry Commission in drawing up postwar employment plans for the entire state. COOU1KH Famous Horses In Circus Here Prize-Winning Pair Will Be Ridden By Miss Helen King Winners or many blue ribbons in horse shows throughout tire nation, two famous horses are Included in the large stable of outstanding noises exhibited In the horse fnlr with the Dallcy Bros, Circus this season. The beautiful stnlllons, Black Din- montl and Major, appear twice dally under direction ot Miss Hnr.el King, world's premier liorseivomnn, (it pcr- formnnces of the clrcn's nt 3 p. m «nd 8 p. m. In the Fairgrounds in Blj'lhevillc, Wednesday, October 18. Tlie sleek horses nre but two of the large group appearing with the three-ring circus, one ot the three MB railroad shows on'tour In America this season. With Miss King In the saddle they present a performance seen with no other circus. Included in the large group of Palomino horses appearing with the circus are n number of nve-gnlted anlmnls who, at the direction of their rider, go through (heir various paces without faltering. In-the midst of a machine ngc, the nets have.been widely acclaimed by circus audiences. Many other horses and ponies nre included in the two-hour program presented by the circus. Spectators arc Invited by the circus to witness unloading of the circus in the railroad yards mid emotion of the .acres of tents at the showgrounds during the morning. Tourists Given Warning By ODT Better Remain Home As Transportation May Not Be Available ATLANTA, Oct. 13 (UP) — Ee- niember those roller train.-; (hut finally took stranded winter tourists home from Florida resorts last year? well, even they arc out for this season. "The Office at Defense .•Transportation has. issued the warning ttia.t the ODT will provide no trains to return travelers from Florida or other resorts this whiter or next spring. '. The ODT pointed out that American transportation k still busily engaged in transporting service men nnd women and otherwise helning with the war. And persons wlv> insist on going to- their ,. fnvprilc,.. winter vacation spot arc warned that they must make their-way norlh as best theV can. ., • The ODT has also wrmcrt travel ttgents and resort proprietors to refrain from advertising or implying that Ihey are lira position to guarantee return transportation. At Miami, Mrs. Florence W.ilzer of the Chamber of Commerce tourist bureau tays that conditions now are the same as those generally found when the winter season gets under way Dec. ]. Andrew J. o''Ronrke, president of Hie, Greater Miami Hotel Association, says liis own hotel lias received sufficient requests to fill every f.itel In downtown Miami. Hotels in^Miami have an estimated 15,000 rooms, but few apartment? are reported available. Meanwhile, railroad and military transportation officials have ended 8 two-day Eerie:; of conference without announcement of steps to be taken. It is reoprted that ;.ome trains into antl from Florida may be designated for military travel only. Transportation .,,' To Be Furnished Cotton Pickers \ L1T1LE ROCK, Oct." 13 (UP) — The Arkansas Agricultural Extension Service Is going-.• .to furnish free transportation; to 'cotton pickers in an effort, to ftllovlale the severe labor shortage which Is hold- Ing up the cotton harvest throughout (he slate. '• Wither Cooper; i stAte .•nwrgcncy farm labor supervisor,' says the Extension Service hopes to provide nearly 4000 pickers In the most crll- cal ureas througti'thl!) now sys- . Cooper says ' iwrtii Arkansas counties have responded encouragingly In the effort,, (o recruit pickers wider n • plan of furnishing free trnnsportatloli' to tlia cot- Ion fields and relinii. And It is reported that some 8000 war prisoners may bo nindo available to cot- Ion planters. -., .', However, M Arkansas'-compresses are still closed because.of mi acute labor'shortage. The 'FVdoral,,Com- press nnd Warehouse Company temporarily lifted its embargo on ginned cotlon «t liij.'Norfh Little Rock and pine «luft,•compresses Wednesday. Company officials said they would keep'the' 1 two plants open ..for.' pf this week If possible. .•..";... -.•".[!• In'Washington, ,the 'Democratic party has'promised'to do' what it can to help' the'situation. Senator John -U McClellan.of Arkansas 1ms Informed Arkansas cotton officials that chnlrmdir.'Robert E, Munnegan .of the National Democratic Committee has; promised U>«t everything possible will :bo done to stop recruiting'-of labor in the si ale lor, high priority • projects 'ou'lde Arkansas. 1 •. . ' Franee's Pine Country ' Interesting To Soldier The pine country of 'France Is very lovely, according?"'lp'" Sergt, Charles Abbott, son of Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Abbott, wh'o wrote the Army was pushing deep Into the' pine country after having been In Normandy. • • • •• .He sent for his mother's scrap book, n Nrial unity' patch bearing an englt wing spread with the sw/is- tlka, and with it ti note saying "The Jerry who-wore'this doesn't wear it any /more. 11 . ' •- . i • • L . A Geririan iron cross souvenir, he will bring home''.'soon", he wrote. Keeping Up j fithlfheMen In Service • Lieut., Hpivard Frisby Jr., sonnpf Mr..and Mrs. .Filsby Sr., .of Me'AiV phfs, formerly or'ulytheville, has arrived in the United States for medical treatment,-.accprdiiijj lo a message" received by; his* jjarenls. In Ihe hospital hi , Ifaly/ slnc« July because of illness,\Ueutenant Frls- by arrived- yesfehla'y : 'IiV, Nashville, Tenn., where lie .'has-been, hospitalized. His family > left .this morning to visit him. • •• V . . '•* ' .*. •' * J'. '' Pvl. npbert Eugene; Stinson, sou of Mrs. Gladys Stnisoni'df 204 South :oth'c Street, • s Ely'lheviile, was en-, rolled .this' week In. the~AAP Train-' ing Command's/' :B-24' Liberator bcnibcr mechanics coiirs'e at Kecs- ler Field, Miss '••'•'.'• • •• :' •'' '•. :"'.*.' : ;'' ; .'.•',-:,.' William Stovali, 1 son :of Mr. an Mrs. ,\y.' H.-.sJoyall of> Blylhevlll has-been promoted to'Ihe rank o private first.', cla'ss.-, in '-"the Mar In Corps. Private''' 'St'pyiij|, ; ' yho is member, of 'the; Marine band, ha been in Hp!Iy«'rJd:.for: the IMS seven days .where .the;b'a'rid is niak ing a motion 'picture.'' : THE OLD JUDGE SAYS... "We can't argue with the Judge on that point, can we Mabel? It'snotfairtopenalizc > the many for the actions of the few." "That, folks, is exactly what we would be doing in this country if \ve ever voted for prohibition again. Authorities who have madtt a careful study of the problem, report that only about 5% of those who drink abuse the privilegeoccasionally...95%drink sensibly. Probably doesn't compare with the number of folks who overeat and do Other things to excess, Prohibition certainly isn't the answer. It's not that simple. We had nearly 14 years proof of .that, didn't we? "The real answer is education and better control. In fact, the responsible members of the distilling industry are working constantly toward that end. They dori't want anybody to abuse the use of their product any more than the three of ua do." "If everybody would take that sensible attitude, Judge, and cooperate as more and more are now doing, we'd be a lot belter off a lot quicker." War Loan Drive To Open Nov. 20 Morgcnthau Says U. S. Must Bo Kept Alort Until Final Victory NEW ORLEANS, Oct. 13 (UP)Secretary of the Ti'rasuvy Hnivy Morgenthaii Jtii to)ll ( , )0 Nnt | mln , War Loan Campaign offletnls of. 10 Southern slates that their lob in (he coming slxlh war loan cum- 1-nlgn vyould be to overcome imy disposition among (he American |:?o)le to relax before final victory has been achieved. To the more thnn 300 delegates to Ilia Uvo-day War Finance Com- imueo meetings here. Morgcntrmil declared Mint economic, stability at home Is one of (he nusolulc' rc- W sites to victory, since without his, It Is Impossible to maintain (lie vast and complex flow of i;iip- P les necessary for the men on the fighting lines. •Hnlf O f the tolal resources of Ihe United Slates nre now being devoted to waging w nr and during the nscal year just ended there has been mi upward (rend In the coverage of war costs through (nxiv- tlon, Morgenthan said, According (o the secretary. In or-, der to avoid Inllailon, It is essen- "al (hat a major part of Ihc Increased debt of the nation lie borrowed outside of ll! C banking 6y s- cm, which Is being done through the Series "E" bonds, which arc most common |o (he general pl ib- Morgenlhan siild lie did not bc- evc thai these bonds are going to be redeemed In a .sudden dehiiie Immcdldlolv after v-clay, but feels I"?, 1 , tlmt mosl or lhc °w»era 1 hold them to maturity. By possessing the bonds, p CO pi e w n, hnvc " sense of security about HID future; which will permit them to spend Hielr current incomes more freely than would otherwise be possible. The nation will find thLs purchasing power Immensely helpful during the reconversion period and will prove "a vital rtssel In warding off the sort of deflation which struck this nation so disastrously in idio mi( | 1B2 i W ] 1CII we turned from war to -peace production." . Jforgcnlhaii pointed out that war expenditures do not slop with enemy eapltnlnllon, nnd said (lint completed and partially completed products must be paid for, enemy countries must be occupied, relief for Allied nations will be necessary armed forces must bu brought home and demobilized, and tn the meantime, they must be paid and clolh- ed and fed. The ten slates represented nt the incclljig here included Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Clcorgla, Louls- iann, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee nnd Texas. Ulscussions of overall problems were ncld "s well its each section of (he drive. - . . ^ • '- .: , '' Tlie sixth warloan driVc-ojiens November 2Cth, and will continue through..December 10t)i, ' with the Two Prison Sentences Corrirnlltcd 6y Governor U'lTLB HOCK, Oct. 13 (UP) governor Homer Adklns has cwn- mulcd prison senlences of two Host Arkansas men serving 15 years after conviction liv Crlltonden coiin- '.v. Receiving clemency were Dock Cheney nnd Tom Jones, who wort influenced Pcb, 22, I91J. Cheney wus convicted of n choree of assault to immleiV- while Jones irns sentenced on «' charge ot ncco.ssory before 1)10 fact of assault to kill. Adklns commuted llioir sentences to (our years. . The two Mm* arrested iifler nn iillercallon between thorn And Oabo Robinson of CWVfurdsville, Act kins, in comrmillilg the sentences said he was convinced the scnlenc- c.s were cxcr-wlve. Proposed Rales Called lowest' A. P.&L. Head Claimi Rural Co-Ops Offered Best Rate In Nation I.l'lTLH HOCK. Oct. 13 (UP) — President o: Hamilton Motr* of the Artonsas Power and Light fjoni prvny says proposed rule schedule.' offered by his company (o Us mra electric co-nperntlvos.would, If approved by the Arkansas Ulllltlcs Commission, "bo t lie lowest wholesale rates In the njUion." Mcxscs mnde thin slalcmctit dur i»» n 'commission, hearing on (tit proposed- schedule Wednesday Woven rum] cd-oiis nnd filed In- lervcnlloiiH protesting ccrtilln provisions of the new schedule. Ifowover, It wiis Indicated tlin v Ihe A. P. .nnd L. mid the co-ops hiivc reached un aurecnbnt on mos 1 of the provisions. -1 he utility an< the co-ops nro snld to have fulled to ngrcc on three provisions, dnd the commission la expected to rale 01 these soon.. Thts IB what Moses snld aboir Ihe proposed rale schedule: "Whnl we ni's endeavoring to do Is lo iilvc the co-ops we servo the national quota at 14 billion dollars of which 5 billion must Uo subscribed by individuals. How To Relieve 'Bronchitis' Crcomulslon relieves promptly because It goes tight to tho sent of the trouble to help loosen and cxpe germ Irtden phlegm, and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, Inflamed bronchial mucous membranes. Tell your druggist to sell you a bottle of Orcormtlslon with the understanding yoii must like tho way It Quickly allnys tho cough or you uro to hnvo your money back. I CREOMULSION for Couehs, Ctast Colds, Bwchiti "Here's a thrifty streak in me" nil tiwltitmnt itx m ,,,i ty Cmfamt, ef /[ tuM, Sm "They nay I wns Iiorn llnil way. Dili, I've a liuiieli I hat following my miia- Icr to lhc bunk *svery week has f.onicllimi; to <Io willi it. THa thrift account ia growing ulcadily. So ia my pile of lioncs. Whenever we need to draw on the 'bone yard 1 we'll lie all set!" Sltirl yiinr llirijl nrconnf lifrc, The First National Bank The Only National Bank in Mississippi County O/ /O O/ FARM LOANS Present Loans Refinancecl. Liberal Property Valuation. COMPARE OUR SERVICE NOBLE GILL AGENCY "Complete Insurance Service" GLENCOE BLDG. PHONE 3131 fowesl 'A'hoUsalc into of nny vlllllty In tlr mliKeVln atofhi avis- 'Wo know we can't cohlpele wltlrlhc fcovcinmcnt, which hfts nil the money it need's, bill wo hope lo criua) thua )„ KMne th | s jowTnlf!', to'cntiblc, tho co-ops tfl Help develop rural -electric areas." FBI Arrests Seaman In Gas Black Market .. Oct.' 13 !(UP)_Don S. Hosteller, chief,' of the ' Memphl.i Hil office, today snld that Walter 0. Siioonl.i, former owner and operator of a Jnckson, : Tenn, bulk gasoline plnnl, had been arrested at Clamp I'cary, ya,, (n connection TE ST Mnlt urnJellit IMi tVaif "tocvml Mof«Unet4l*««n(fitjri>b*iul fiJX"' *4 fl < QV** I'W MoroTlim'i filjiij quimy. ifor minor burin, pub, [•MM. lmili«, ftbciuloiiB anil tkln irrttitioa*. 6 f, Iripl* rfi*. only iQf, Jed Sevcial 4<e_to( ago by fed- , crsl affetiis.'', J j> " •'., fl ' J Spooills, a Ecnman In the U S Nnvy, is the 24th person- arrested In connection y'lth,. the CM*,,according lo Hosteller, J"£T^ GREETING CARDS , / t , .^ , For the boy* oversea*."MAIL The Gift Shop Modem A AnUjjiuS Olftf ' ' MOSS BRYAN GREAT SUTTO SHOWS Benefit Arkansas State Guard !' 10 MAJOR RIDES * SIX SHOWS Located Across Street From Blytheyille Laundry COTTONSEED BAGS • • i. ' • and SOYBEAN BAGS .See.Us Before You Buy! J, L TERRELL OffJco 111 S. Bdy. Phone 2631 NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS Termites .may he ruining your property. Call w* fo.' check-up without cost or obligation. '- ' ' • ^ HATS, MICE AND ROACH CONTROL GOAUAN'rEED WOHK > H. C. BLANKENSHIP U» C. KtnHokj BODY & FENDER REPAIR WORK Also Aufo Upholstery Repair • " ' Our foreman .Robert "Trigger" Walton has had jears of, experience In theso line. 1 ;, Modern equipment Insures satisfactory Work. , ' Shop Localcil In Rear of Martin's Cafe 114 .W. Main—Phone 505 ' For Good Insurance Call W. M.Burns Agency, Ph. 3361 Writing complete Attfomobllo Insarancc, Plate Glass, Workman's Compensation, Pnbllo & Contractor's Liability'and ~Flre Insurance on anything insnrable. W. M. BURNS $%SL^,. Buy Your Winter Supply of WOOD and KINDLING While It Is Available. PLANTATION OWNERS' SPECIAL PRICE ON 100 RANK LOTS! *BARKSDALE MFG. C0;" : Blytheville, Ark. Phone 2911 Attention TRUCK OWNERS- . Recap and Roll!. , With ntsw tires, critically short, recapping will keep your equipment on the road. We'll give your present tires a n;w least on ' U'«l • ^ ,r A GUARANTEED WORK — CF/L/NG 1 JWCK MODINGER-POETZ TIRE CO. HWT. tl North Phon* JBtt

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