The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 10, 1951 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 10, 1951
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TUESDAY, 'APRIL 10, 1951 BLYTHEVH.LE. (ARIU COURIER NEWS Truman Asks U, S. Leaders to Cease Economic' Playing WASHINGTON. A|)iil 10. (AP)—Business, labor and farm leaders have an appeal from President' Truman to quit playing economic leapfrog and learn up against inflation. Tlie President's plea u> his n-member mobilization advisory' board at t!ie White House yesterday was: "I've sol to have the complete cooperation of every segment, ot our population." With that Mr. Truman asked his new advisory group to face up to two of his touKhcst mobilization problems. The board Is header! by Economic Mobilization chief Charles E. Wilson and lias four members each from agriculture, labor, business and the public. One problem is what can be done to change the defense production act. expiring on June 30. to help do a better job in controlling inflation. The other is the stalemate on the Wage Stabilization Board. It has bern inactive (or nearly two months since labor members walked out In fury over mobilization policies. Mr. Truman hopes he can thresh out his domestic mobilization problems within the bo.ird and. by achieving agreement there, get the country's support. Newsmen (liven Report Newsmen were given a report on the board's initial meeting by Joseph Short. White House press secretary. Short salt! the discussion on possible changes of llie defense act. which contains the authority (01 price, wage and other controls, was general. There was "considerable discussion" about the wage board impasse. The administration has been reported considering establishment ot a new wage board composed entirely of public members. Instead o( the present board representing industry, labor and the public. approval. The Army has decided lo allow only l!4 cents ot n six-cent hourly l>ay boost due by agreement to 1.003.000 non - operating railroad workers. A special panel to consider whether the remaining 4"; cents hourly increase can be paid the workers within stabilization policj is due to be named soon. Mr. Truman told his mobilization advisory board the nation is facec with three major problems—"aggression, inflation and relaxation,' U.S. and Britain Bid to End Oil Dispute in Iran WASHINGTON. April 10. r.<ri— The u. S. and Britain have promised Iran in effect that a satisfactory settlement of the Iranian oi dispute will pay off in western support and material assistance. American and British representatives started a series of conferences here yesterday on the problems resulting from Iran's decision to na iionalize its oil industry. Includlni the $500.000.000 Anglo-Iranian oi company. Prom the initial, three hour meet From other sources It was leVirned I m £ caine a carofully worded join Mr. Truman told the new group statement which stressed American that efforts to set up a new XVa^e Stabilization Board could be attributed largely to industry's reluctance to hand over in Hie proposed new Bccncy any dispute handling powers, as organized labor has advocated. Industry Is Reluctant These same sources, who asked not. In be named, said President Otto A. Seyferth of the U.S. Chamber nr Commerce reiterated that industry Is reluclant to agree to such a sl«p. The objection has been that to give dispute settling powers lo the wage board would Interfere with normal collective bargaining and with the Tall-Hartley Act. Short said he expected nothing would he done about the problems at least until after another meeting of the mobilization advisory board Thursday morning. Disposition of the wage board sit- uaJion is pressing. Hundreds of negotiated labor-management -contracts have piled up, waiting for and British friendship for the Mid die East country and the, important: to the free world of its daily outpu of more than 500.000 barrels refined petroleum products. Thi supplies a large, part of the need of Britain and Western Europi Secretary of State Acheson has ex pressed hope of a settlement whii will insure its continued delivery t these markets without any diver slon to Russia and the Soviet bloc Arkansas News Briefs- been approved by Production Agency. DALLAS, April 10. (IP) — Tw building projects (n Arkansas hai the Nation Permits wer issued yesterday for construction rj an automatic sprinkler at Hope'an i three-story office building at Pin Bluff. WASHINGTON. April 10. M>) The Rev. Sam Reeves, paster he first Baptist Church at El Do rado, Ark., delivered the Invocatlo n the House of Representatives ye erday. Mr. Reeves and other mem >ers of the Arkansas delegation Congress were guests o[ Rep. Ore Harris (D-Arx) at a luncheon. WACO. Tex.. April 10. OPi — Trumann, Ark., student at Baylor University here has been elected president, of the Texas Intercolleg- atc StudenU Association. He is Frank Lady, a liuv student. DREAMS OF HAITI — Marie Gcnoau, above, assistant lo the Senate scrgeant-al-arms, aspires to become U. S. ambassador to .'.Haiti. Learning during a vnca- | -ion that there will soon he a ! vacancy there, Miss Geneaii [ made a two-month study of the ; country. She speaks French, the i official language, and Ihe'Hailian ! dialect. She reportedly has con- I sidcrablo backing for the post I in Washington. Air Conditioned By Refrigeration ' NEW "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Snt. & Sun. I'll. 5S Tuesday "Bowery al Midnight" East Side Kids Wednesday & Thursday "Texan Meets Calamity Jane" Evelyn Ankers .tames Kllison PAGE FIVE "WHERE DO YOU THINK YOU'RE GOING?" - I'Moatiiiq tia;.!C cops now see to it th;il there is no "Sunday driving" hy gondoliers on the ranals ot Venice. Here a water laxi-drivcr Is slopped by a cop. While !ns two tourist passengers loci; on. he gets a tii-kel for crashing a red light. Like many other Uirso cities. Venice has a growing tratlic problem, complicated by the iact that most of its "streets" aie canals. Tobacco-Chewing Kid Offered Medical Aid and New Home HUNTINGTON, W. Va., April 10.' API—A home In California and a ironiise of a college education are he latest prospects offered Hl-yoar- >U1 Jimmy Sloan, the kid who'hob- bled I'lRlit mile's to obtain medlciil ,ild for a three-week-old broken Jimmy, his lep on (he mend, is convalcscinc at Hnntinston Orthopedic Hospital. He has received dozens of gifis—inrludinj; two offers of adoption—fiom persons who read of his plucky trek on homemade crutches. The latest offer ol a nome came from Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Hodcwold of Chino, Calif. "We would like you to come and live with us," wrote Mrs. Rodewold She and her husband are in their thirties anil the trucking buslnew and are willing to send young Jimmy to college and see that he grows up in a church atmosphere. Jimmy was living ivllli fin Aimt at. Sliltner. In an Isolated area of Wayne County, when a horse threw him, breaking his lee. The boy went three weeks without medical attention. Then he decided he had to have treatment, and fashioned a pnir of crutches on which lie limped eifiht miles into Wayne. Jimmy said he had been chewing tobacco since he was six am! hadn't been in school more (nan 10 days in his Jife, An acute shortage ot shcophcrders Is said lo be a major factor In the decline o( woo! and Inmb procluc- lion of the United Slates. Churchill Refuses Money for Major Talk at University PHILADELPHIA. April in. l/p,— Winston Church, who will deliver a. innjrir address at the University of Pennsylvania next month) won't take a penny's pay for his speech it was disclosed today. Clmivhill iigrrrd (,, S | )Ci ,k at Pennsylvania .May 8 as part of the university's 200th anniversary after centrums; with Harold p.. Staswn. Perm's president, and Robert O. nmilop. president of the Sun oil Company. A source close lo the discussion said the nsreemcnt with Churchill calls for payment only of expenses for himself and a party ot 10, which probably will Include Mrs. Churchill. Dimlop and others interested In arranging (he vlsll will foot that bill. Churchill has not indicated what his text ivlll be. but sources here expect his address will be o[ major international importance. The U.S. heatng Industry produced 680,000 Jioor furnaces for small homes In 1350. THEATRE 2(1 ID West Main Open Weekdays 0:15 Show Starts 7:00 Saturdays & Sundays 1;0« Always a Double Feature Tuesday it Wednesday ROSE OF nur WASHINGTON FME SQUARE demanding a look at evidence which esulted in the 20-ycor-old Negro's arrest on charges of murde'ring Mr. ind Mrs. Richard Cook. Dist. Ally. William O. Mackey resterday denied the defense request, and the lawyers said they would petition the justice of the peace. The attorneys ask that the pistol taken from Walker and the bullet found ncai- the body of Mrs. Cook be made available to the defense, These ami other evidence were -sent to the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Washington for examination. The normal weight of the earth's air above a square incli of surface at sea level is 15 powid.s. DALLAS, April 10. (/P)—A Little Rock, Ark.. Negro has been honored by the Federal Production Marketing Administration. James P. 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