The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 27, 1944 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, October 27, 1944
Page 8
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Bl.yTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS 650 Workers Remain Idle At Bauxite ^ "* * * ii'LITTLE ROCK, Oct 27 llJP) — Union'and company officials have failed to reach aii agreement as to the^cause of a walkout of 650 em- pjoyes at the Alumtinirii Company of America's Republic Mining and Manufacturing Company nl Bauxite, ana the workers Involved remained idle this morning. Thomas G. Jones, Alumnlum Company of American manager, said the walkout started over a dispute on kcnlorlty rights granted to a war veteran But Frank A. Hardesly of Houston, Texas-district director of the United Steel Workers of America, a CIO affiliate, said no veteran was Imolvcd. Tills was'the explanation Jones gives: >'.'About three weeks ago the Re- piibjio Mining and Manufacturing Company re-employed a returning world . war veteran as prescribed by the National Selective Service Jaw. As a result, It .was necessary to make adjustments la our work- Ing forces., The company and the union disagreed on the method of making the neccssaiy adjustments." ( But Hardest} said he and company officials agreed on rights and promotions to be granted veterans under the union's working agreement several weeks ago. And said officials at the plant had refused to meet with him lo discuss a settlement on the cunent problem. The union official 'said'Hint a meeting between Ahimnium Company of 'American and union officials would be held at .Pittsburgh thls.-morning In an attempt to settle; the-dispute, and workers at the big plant will hold a mass meeting tit Bentori tonight Pioneer Photographer Dies In Tennessee •McMINNVILLE, Tenn., Oct, 21 <U' PI— W S Lively, called the '3>an of American Photographers,'' riled at his home here yeslenlny. He will be burled today. 'lively founded one of the first schools,of photography in America and manv of Ins early pictures now hang in the - Washington Smithsonian Institution. At one time, he was the irosscssor of the world's largest camera which he constructed himself It was 11 feet long, 6 feet wide nnd 5 feel high, and produced pictures 30 by GO Inches He started the Southern School of Photography here in 1904. Surra ors include his widow, three ; sons and n daughter. '•• SdfidFier From Steelc Is Wounded In Action iJSergt Joe Christian Jr., son of Mrs Joe Christian of Stecle, Mo., has, been Bounded in action in the European theater, It hns been BJiAoflhced by the War Department. Si No details of the soldier's injury W»s revealed. $1000 Beauty investigators '" M Plan To Open Ballot Boxes '•' UITJ.E HOCK. Oct, 27. (UP) — James J. nines, associate counsel of the U. S. Senate Campaign Expenditures Invcstlga(ln(! Committee, has iiTived in Uttle liock to resume the n-oljc of the vole for U. S. senator In ho recent Arkansas Democratic pi Inarles, nines came In place of connnlt- .ce counsel Hotwrl W. Murphy, who itdcd in conducting senate subcommittee hearings on the mutter In Mltle nock six weeks ago. Investigators ,of the committee igflln spc/tl Uio day In the secretary of state's ofncc checking township election returns. And reliable sources say opening of Impounded ballot boxes probably will begin soon. Some 200 ballot boxes will be examined. Half of them arc from counties which gave Governor Homer Adklns H majority vote niul Hie oilier half from counties giving n iniijorlty to r?ep. J. w. Fulbrlght. Do you like the painting reproduced above a thousand dollars' worth? Judges at Pittsburgh's Carnegie Institute did, for that's the amount of the first prize they awarded to its painter, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Japanese-born American of New York City. Called "Room 110," the painting is a pale still lite arrangement of an umbrella, a rose, a photograph and a bunch o( grapes. EDSON IN WASHINGTON BV PETEK EDSOiV Courier News Washington Correspondent As of bet. 1 there were some 55,- (,,Cheap western coke may offer keen competition to eastern coke fn,. the production of western iron and^ steel, as a icsult of improved mpthods of making chnr, to mix with coal to obtain good quality 000 U. S. soldiers, snllors ftii<! m«: rines known lo be prisoners of the Germans or Japanese. There were, hi addilion. some 58,000 reported missing. Some of the missing may be dead, others may be reported later from the prison camps. Keeping the records straight on all these thousands In the prison camps makes one of the little known but more important and more tragic sideline jobs of the war. Headquarters of Information on United States personnel held prisoner by the enemy is in one'wing of the old World'War I munitions building in Washington. Article 77 of the Geneva, cinveullon, governing treatment of prisoners, requires that each of the ratifying powers set up one of these Prisoner of War Information Bureaus. Tlic United Stales and Germany ratified this agreement, though Japan never did. For the United Slates,-llio Army handles this work for all services— Army, Navy, Marines, Coast Guard, civilians. Before a man can be reported a prisoner of war he must first be reported 1 missing hi'action. This missing In action report Is cabled to the Adjutant General's Office in Washington, which Immediately' pulls the mail's records from Its flics and re- ports the case to the casualty branch. : The man doesn't become a prisoner of war until he Is so reported by the nation which captured him or by direct communication in the form of a capture card received from the prisoner himself, addressed to his next of kin. Ordinarily, however, the first word the next of kii Will gel is a telegram from the Wai Department saying that the man Is missing In action. NAMKS TIlANSiYUTTKl) FIRST As soon as a ma'ii Is captured, the enemy obtains from him such in- FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 1944 Pak'sUn6"''wiis : givenJ.iyMrs'. : C.'G.. ficherer. ; . , • Club members voted lo donate 525 t./ (he War Keller- Fund, and to juy suits for the baskelbajl team >I Yarbi'o School.. Home Demonstration Notes Members of the Yarbro Homo Demonstration Clul) met Tuesday fifli'i'iiooii at the school, when teachers of Hit' school ivere hostesses. Group singing opened She meeting, followed by joint repetition o the Lord's Prayer by the members present. The Bill of Hluhts for the club was read by Miss Minnie Poster. A discussion of (he "Customs of DulcJvisnppCNl-wll): be held ay night 8 o'clock'at'the Woman's Club with Mr&'ElzIc Wheeler serving as hostess. During the social hour, games were played with prizes won by Mrs. Nlla Bunch ami Mrs. 2oa Thompson, and the hostesses served refreshments of Ice cream and cake, the next meeting will be held Nov. 3 at the home of Mrs O O Elklns. ' ' Faulty eleclrlcaj connections not only cause bad shocks, but they-; also cause hundreds of electrocutions every year. All assessible wires should be insulated. We uuon't keep you 'waiting for this Ije communicated with. Prom 30 to 90 days later there will come a second cable from Geneva, conflrmini; names and numbers and specifying the prisoner of war camp to which each man has been assigned. . A second letter now goes out to the next of kin relaying tills new Information and enclosing full mailing Instructions and labels for mailing out parcels and tobacco. And In tlic Prisoner of War Information Bureau the case now becomes si record In a,visible strip file as well as on a machine record card so that the bureau has Instantly available records on every individual. • SOME ADVICE TO NEXT OP KIN' All correspondence with relatives Is bundled by the bureau. As volume is increasing, officers request of prisoners' next" of kin: Don't write letters' either to the formation as his name, rank, serial bureau or to the Adjutant Gcnei-il's number, home address and next of office when you fust get a "mlsslne kin. This information Is sent by the In nclion" telegram n doesn't do enemy authorities lo the Iiilerna- any good. Neither department lional Red Cross. From IRC at knows any more about any hidivicl Geneva, therefore, will come to thc.ual missing In action case limn vou War Department an Initial cable do. The second request is don't giving a list of newly reported pris-, write letters to any other govern oners by name, rank and serial ment agency Or official Write onlv number. From this first list the to The Prisoner of War Information Prisoner of War Information Bu- Bureau, Provost Marshal General's reaiuircparcs Information for vari- Office, Washington 25, D. c. Once n month the bureau's strip file of names is microfilmed apd ous Identifying agencies whlcl: lify the next of kill, giving the relative the first news that the man previously reported as missing in action Is now n prisoner of war. A copy of this notification is then transferred from the Identifying agency to the Prisoner of War Information Bureau of the Provost Marshal General's Office, which follows up the Initial telegraphed report with a letter to the next of kin, explaining how and where lie may the film sent lo Hie Office of Censorship in New York, which clears all prisoner of war mail. * The punch card index is made out in duplicate. One copy stays in Washington, the other goes to General Eisenhower's headquarters, .so that when the armies move Into Germany, U. S. forces will know just what prisoners have to Ix;.accounted for, and where they are HART SCHAFFNER •& it's ready now.. and ravin' to go! Ivise up there, Mister ... we are right on time v/ilb this good-looking new Motorcoal by Hart Schaffoer & Marx. It's ready for you to .step into ... and out in . . . today. Shown here in a smart overpaid, and executed in a drape swagger model with button tabs on the Sleeves mid two roomy, slash pockets. Cvavenetted to rcpl rain and snow. $> • >< 30^ •>,1 . ;'. 1 // •\>' $ 45 122 MAIN STREET HOW TO BE SMARTLY DRESSED... WEAR Color in men's clothing should be seen . . . not heard! And you're going to sec a lot of Natuical Blue ... the color that's getting the n-d from well-dressed men this season. Blue i f (he bais of a man's suit wardrobe and Navifical Blue is flattering lo any man. Stop in at Meads and step out . . . fitted faultily ... in a new Nautical Blue Guardsman Worsted in the model illustrated at the left. Created and Tailored By Hart Schaffner& Marx $ 50 i i W^| I iip 4' 1 , »V i*.f .«-••" • ^,Vw ^ ^\^5,^. A,._

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