The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 2, 1949 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 2, 1949
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?AGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.) COTTOIER NEWS SATURDAY, 'APRIL 2, 1949 Violence Flares In Taxicab Strike Radio Operators, Brewery Workers Also Hold Walkouts Bjr Hie Associated Tress Violence broke out for the firsl time todny In New York City's taxicab strike which has halted nearly all taxi service In the world's largest city. Another labor dispute in the transportation field was settled in New York as radio operators ended their one-day strike against Pan American \Vorld Airways. A strike of 7,000 brewery workers In New York, which closed the city's maqor beer plants, spread to Buffalo, N. Y.. and threatened lo cause a walkout of workers at New Jersey breweries. Four striking cab drivers were arrested in the flareup of violence In the taxicab strike. They were charged with malicious mischief and one was charged with a.ssaull Police said the lour strikers caused a non-striking driver in Brooklyn to wreck his cab. 3,000 I'dllcc on Guard Earlier. 18 persons hail been jir- restcd lor disorderly conduct simple assull. Three thousand extra police guarded against violence in the. walkout by the New York's 36,000 cabbies, mechanics and other workers. The strikers and cab operators are deadlocked Irt negotiations over demands of union recognition, wage increases, a closed sliop and other benefits. Settlement of the walkout by 240 radio officers was announced by 3 spokesman for the CIO Transport Workers Union. He sold they would go back to work in oilier assignments on the basis of the airline's agreement to replace "obsolete radio Jobs" with other duties. The strike halted Pan American operations over the Atlantic and Pacific. There appeared no shortage of beer at taverns in the New York metropolitan area despite the shutdown of the major breweries. One-thousand workers quit work at live Buffalo breweries. Joining the 7,000 Inside workers who left their Jobs at 14 New York City breweries yesterday. The workers are seeking wage increases. Missco Welfare Workers to Attend State Conference Representatives of the Mississippi County public Welfare nnd Child Welfare offices will attend the Arkansas Conference of Social Work at. Little Rock, Monday through Wednesday of nest, week. A conference, planned lo discuss objective of Public Welfare In Arkansas, and how the goals can be obtained will get underway at 0 a.m. Monday. Other parts of the conference will Include an Institute on children In foster and substitute foster homes, for child welfare workers. .Mis. Louis pittman. consultant on foster home care and adoption with the Alabama State Department of public Welfare, will conduct the Institute. Dr. Ruth Tiedcmnn. who has directed child study work In California and Is a member of the faculty of San Jose College in California «lll be among the guest shakers. Those to attend from Blytheville arc: Mrs. George Favati. child welfare worker, and the following workers in Public Welfare. Mrs. Harriett Sullivan, director. Mrs. Lucille Cleveland, Mrs, Dulelc Williams and Mrs. Thehna Lane Re-burial Service To Be Held for Missouri Captain Obituaries New Senator President Signs Bill Creating Defense Post WASHINGTON, April 2. M'l President, Truman lodny signed lu- tn law B bill creating a new of undersecretary of defense, with a salary ot $10.000 a jtnr. Mr. Truman sate! In a statement (hat the legislation Blvlng the secretary of defense, I/)uis Johnson, a chief aide Is only one of the changes needed lo strengthen the niill- tnry establishment. Johnson's predecessor, James V Forrcslal. had asked for tin undersecretary to help relieve the secretary of administrative burdens. The Hoover commission on government reorganization supported the move, saying the military, needs a "general manager." Bernadotte's Estate Totals Nearly $300,000 STOCKHOLM. April 2. UPl— The lute Count Folke Bcrnndotlc. who was murdered in Palestine last September while serving as United Nations mediator, left an estate of 1,069,000 Swedish crowns (nearly $300,000). His widow is American-born Estelle Manville Bernadottc, whom he married in 1928. Former Jonesboro Man Convicted of Murder DeGaullistsGain DETnOlT. April 2. M>) — Ralph Ray Hunter, 25, former Jonesboro, Ark., resident, today was to be -sentenced for the June murder of a wealthy Detroit man. Hunter and Jnme.s Sacchettl, 32 were convicted Itisl night °f '^'St degree murder for the "torture 1 slaying of Elmer Jones, 72-year-old retired contractor whose beaten snd hound body was found in hU Pvix Cieek home last June 13. An nil-woman Jury acquitted Mrs. Evelyn Lari. 22. mother of two children, in the slaying. Tri.U of the trio hud lasted 15 ays. Funeral .services for Capt. LAW rencc E. Cooper. Jr.. 21. will bu conducted at '2 p.m. Ixnnori'ow at tile j First Baptist Church in Cooler, Mo., by the Rev. Marvin Niblack. pastor. His parents, Dr. and Mrs. L. E Cooper live at Cooler. Captain Cooper's body was returned Irom a Untied States Military Cemetery in nnvnrln for reburial In the United States. He was drowned. June 6, 1045, after ho.still- ties had c«ased. He was at Hohcn- hruun, Germany, on leave after completing a sanitation inspection 'or A new location for hi. 1 ; unit, ;vhcn he was drowned. He had been ! oattalion surgeon with the 262nd Oidnance Battalion since October i 11. 1943. He was recommended forj the soldier's medal shortly before his death. 1 Ca| lain Cooper graduated from Cooler High School and received his B. A. and M. D. degrees from Vanderbili University, and planned to return from service to practice medicine at Cooler. Caplain Cooper entered service in July, 1943, nml was overseas llic greater part of that time, serving in the European Theater of Operations. Pallbearers will be: Chester desiring, tjols Oe.strlne, Gray Hopper Lawrtncc Colcman. Alton and Ray McCnim. The German Undertaking Company Is In charge of arrangements. Luxora Woman is Buried n Sandy Ridge Cemetery Graveside rites for Mrs. Surah Kllie Swuln, 15, wife ol A. W. Swain of Luxora, were to be conducted at Sandy Ridge Cemetery his afternoon by the Rev. Ilicron dcKls.son, pastor of the Lake Street Methodist Church. Mrs. Swain died yesterday aftcr- loon alter an Illness of about two p'cars. She died in ,ier home neai LiUxora. Her husband survives her. Other iiirvivors are: two sons, Jessie Gor don Swain and pink Swain; i daughter, Mrs. Myrtle Corkran; two brothers, Eddie and Jessie; Hemphill, all of Luxora; and a sister Mrs, Minnie Uevill or Blylhevilte. The Cobb Funeral Home Is In charge o( arrangements. Lawrence Wood, Farmer Of Gobler, Mo., Dies Funeral services lor Lawrence Wood. 58. will he conducted at his home near Gobler, Mo., at 2 loinoruw. and burial will be In the Cooler, Mo,, Cemetery. Mr. Wood died at his home yesterday. He had bee]] engaged In j fin-mini; mound Collier for many years, but was born at, Savannah, Tenn. He Is survived by his wife. Mrs Florence Wood; four sons, E. T. and Luther Wllllnm Wood of Uccyc: Mo.. Pfc. Edward Harold Wood at Camp Campbell. Ky,. and Bobby Wood at home: three daughters Misses Lois and Ethel Wood home, and Mrs. Louis Stdcs Dr. Frank P. Graham, above, 62, president of the University ol North Carolina, has been appointed lo the U. S. Senate. Dr. Graham, who helped draft President Tiumnn's controversial civil rights program, replaces the late Sen. J. Melville Brougllton. lie will serve until the 1950 general election. rice of Whiskey Up is Liquor, Beer Go tnder State Safes Tax LITTLE ROCK, April 1. l/Vl- piiit of whiskey that formerly ost you »2.95 now costs $3.00 In rkansas. You have to pay more for beer ncl other Intoxicating beverages, oo. The reason Is that application of tie state's two per cent sales tax o such beverages became effective esterday under an acl of the 1949 eglslature. Previously these bever- ges were exempt from sales tax. However, drinkers may get ireak soon. Price eductions on at east three brands of whiskey are lending. The State Revenue Department disclosed that new price schedules lad been received from a number of wholesalers, some of them including lower prices. The price schedules must be approved by the revenue commissioner before they become effective. MIAMI, Okla. (U.P.I—Police were not surprised when the 11-year-old boy complained of a stomach :.che. Police Chief Witt Ellis had asked him what he did with 36 bottlei of pop taken from a wholesaler'* truck. "I draiik most of It," the youngster confessed. -Fven I can Memphis, Tcnu.; two brother Prank Wood of Truman and Wood of Blythcville: and a sister, Mrs. Etta Quails of Truman. The Cobb Funeral Home is In of charge of arrangements. Ministers Participate In Health Week Plans The Interdenominational Negro Ministerial Alliance of Blytheville will a-ssist Harrison Kigh School authorities and P.T.A. groups health apenr-ies of Blytheville In observance of the 35th annual National Nesrri Health Week. The activities are to begin tomorrow a r 3 p.m. with service at Enoch's A.M.E chapel, Rev. L. D, Davenport, president of the alliance sale today Missouri leads production. the union in lead RALLY OF THE FRENCH PEOPLE Unconfirmed Reports 'ell of Iraq Disasters BAGHDAD, Iraq, April 2. UP)— esiorls readied here last nlfihl tlinl hvce Northern Iraq villages had Pen Kwnllcnved In H Urge cniter liencd by an earthquake and thnl uothcr village was destroyed by 11 avalanche. The dispatches reported no loss f life. There wns no Indication liow iHny people lived in Die villages aid to hnve disappeared and no nrormation how they escaped the disasters. Diagram above shows the results of the French elections to choose county councils, closest thing In France to American-type state legislatures. Henri Queuille's middle-of-the-road coalition government beat other parties by a big margin. However, the De Gaullist party emerged the strongest single parly, winning nearly three times as many seals held in old councils. Thorcz's Communists finished a poor third. losing four-fiflhs ot their scats. 16 Countries to Take Port in Polish Fair POZNAN. Poland — </P» —Sixteen countries and the Soviet zone ol occupation In Germany have announced they will participate in the International lair here April 23 through May 10. The Polish foreign ministry announced exhibits are coming to this Western Polish city from the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia. Bulgaria. Hungary. Albania. Romania. Sweden, Finland. Denmark. Norway. Netherlands. Creat Britain. Switzerland. France, Italy and Austria Exhibits from the Soviet zone- in [ Germany iire to be displayed In Poland for the first time since the war ended. 5rys Win Prohibition s ight in Greene County PARAOOULB, Ark,. April 1. «!>>— Greene County citizens have voted :o outlaw the sale or Intoxicating beverages. Complete relums from yesterday's lacal option election In the coun- ly showed 2.055 for continued legal sale o[ intoxicants and 2,133 against. Elm Street. Survivors Include lief parents who live in Coving ton an.l burin! will be in Covin|>ton cemetery in charge of the Home Funeral Home of Blythcville. Arkansas Solons Split WASHINGTON. April 2. (/T Here's the way Arkansas' Senators voted yesterday on a proposal to cut the European Recovery Program's appropriation: Against, the amendment—Sen. .7 W. Pulbrlghl; For—Sen. John L. McClellan. Negro Deaths XJ.-iry Steverson. 35. of Blytheville died Thursday and funeral services v.ill be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow in Covington, Tenn. She lived in a house at the rear of 50C .STUDEBAKER, FINE CARS AT A FAIR PRICE '49 License on All These Cars 1947 Chevrolet, very low mileage, clean inside and ™l out. C 1947 Ford, radio, he;ilcr, and seal covers. O 19-10 Mercury, new paint and BRAND NKW ffi MOTOR w 1940 Ford, new paint, equipped with overdrive X 1939 Chevrolet, good motor, radio and healer yt 1947 Studebaker 11/2 Ton Truck, good motor, tires n and body • Come By Before You Buy • Chambiin Sales Co. SAND & GRAVEL DIRT FOR FILLS For pi'oinpt service call 6322 wlicn you need sand and gravel or dut lo level youi ground or yard. We also builo gravel roads. Oui 4 trucks air able to do the hauling quickh and efficiently. Call for free estimate. HULON -US Lilly HOLMES Thone 63 "Your Friendly Studebaker Dealer" Railroad & Ash Phone 2195 STUDEBAKER" FURNITURE REBUILDING The House of Cl.arm can really make your present furniture like new analn! We offer truly superior workmanship, a wealth of selection In upholstery fabrics at every price level, and 10 daj wrvkr. Call for a free estimate. House Of Charm JImmie Deal Kemp Whlsenhunt 2021 West Main rhoncv 4621 or <»69 E. R. Jackson Says: Yes, It's Your Money! what do you get for it? The law requires that state turnback funds on sales tax and gas tax be used for the maintenance and improvement of public streets. Auditors' reports reflect that EVERY CENT of turnback funds received by the City of Blytheville from these sources have been used in the maintenance and improvement of city streets. As The Law Requires! The contract by which the Jackson Administration acquired the Municipal Airport from the United States FORBIDS THE USE OF INCOME FROM THAT SOURCE for any purpose except maintenance and improvement of the airport, except with the consent and approval of the Civil Aeronautics Administration, after creation of a surplus satisfactory to that administration. Airport Revenues during the Jackson Administration have been used and are being used IN CONFORMITY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THAT CONTRACT. These funds have been so judiciously used that, according to Federal Officials, Blytheville's is the ONLY municipal airoort in its area of seven states WHICH IS NOT BEING OPERATED AT AN ACTUAL LOSS TO THE, CITY OPERATING IT The Jackson Administration has used these iunds for the purpose required by law and by the solemn contract ol this city. The BEST GUARANTEE of Performance is a Proven Record of Past Performance Vote to Re-elect E. R. JACKSON as Mayor See the MASTER MOWER today at Blytheville Machine Shop Dealer ARKANSAS GROCER CO. Distributor I Have At All Times For Sale several tractors and equipment both new and used I have .lohD Deere. Farmall. Ford and ulher makes I nnw have new Ford tractors and equipment read> foi delivers at dealers' prii-e I will trade tor must anything TOU have. Terms can be arranged See F. C. CROWE I mite south ol HraK&adocio- (Mo D.P.L. NO. 15 COTTONSEED Delinted, treated and Sacked State Certified 85% Germination 1 Yr. from Station A Ton or Carload Also Good Alfalfa Hay for Sale Mayers & Gill Dell Ark. Phone 2272 FARMERS LOANS On Farm Tractors, Trucks & Cars and Farm titiuipmcnl to responsible people. Also Real Estate Loans anil on Farm Lands UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY First ct Muln—Ingrain Uldg. "Friendly Service" Our Insurance Rates Are Low Ha* Your Health With Care When Sickness Strikes, See Your Hod fir - - And Remember Rotiirock's For Prescriptions P';.one 4451 TO MY FRIENDS AND CUSTOMERS Call 510 or see me in Ingrain Building Ground Klnnr. rear City Drug Store, 32 steps of! Main at Unilcd Insurant FRANK D. UNDERWOOD Say if .... With Flowers The Flower Shop Glencoe Hotel Hldg. IMione 4-1U1 or 2747 FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OR ANY EXCAVATION S>#£ Sstimates This Ad Paid For by E. R. Jackaoa S. J.C0HEN Contractor LYNCH BLDG. BLYTHEVILLE ARK. • Cpkonz 3646 cwt2B25

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