The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 9, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 9, 1947
Page 2
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.PAGE TWO /Mechanic Killed During Storm Four Other Violent , Deaths Reported in State Within 48 Hours ' {By Unlltd 'Press) , . I,' At least fli'e Arkansas persons ^diefl violently during the past two « days, one apparently the result of *~a severe electrical and rainstorm ^.yesterday. 'Perry P. Dunias. 22-year-old El — EJorado mechanic, was killed (iuring r> . the storm. The body was fou>xf r*>y J»s fallior, H. F. Dumas, in t Ills ivcldii'.g and auto shop. Burns t'uuttroted tliat lie had touched a hish voltage wire or that lightning find stru;!c him. 'At Paucrson Springs, 41-year-old Arthur L. Reed fatally wounded "hiiuHtt with a 22 caliber rlile jcstcrday. Officers said lie was attempting to remove the sun from ' t wall where it was hanging oh \ , f. • * of Copper Steel We carry it in stock in 12", 15" 18" and 24" sizes. E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER CO. Blyll.eville, ArU. Locks Opened and Repaired. Door Checks or Overhauls. For Service Call JIMfllY "SPECK" BROCK at Chisum's Bike Shop 123 So. Third St. Phone 596 Wandering Bus Driver Back From Side-Trip to Florida J3LYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS BY SARA -YOKLEY , | was worth It " Jifntcd that they expected NFTW approval of the long distance s ,™.'. sliintlally the «,„,. settlment V behalf of its subsidiary coroi»n;-g : John j. Moran, president of tbi- long distance u:ilo,n and clialrnu.;n" ? f FTW »°ncy conmiltte.', is WEDNESDAY, 'APRIL 9, 191? (UP)^-The prodigal busman of the Bronx rolled home like n conquering-K reporters and j 'Clmillo, n shy, slo;v- talklng man who took his bus on days ._—ywooil, - —-. .~~t,v...- tlie last rlap of his journey home to his ovcr-lovlrr,' wife ' and his more than somo- annoyed employers. Florid:!. ' ''There ain't any j>alm trees Jn the iJronx." he said, -but. I found tne one jn Fiarldn.'Iladltnll staked out until the cops cinnc nlong." I Ife smiled dreamily as the bus rolled a tons; behind its motorcycle' escort. I The Surface Transportation Co., Cimillo's employer, planned tne triumphal lost stage of the trip. The bus was due in New YorK Jlc snUt that long dl« eilcs woik- ^[f ^"L' 101 ,", 111 ." 1 to wwk , in iu nl I, 1 ? 1 f w ! " tlllat *s «re assured salisf " ctor - v Ida b«W The w,to ed fte 7 years on the same B onx ro.ue j But he wasn't driving now-aiHl the bus was Jammed with new:;- j men and others invited jo miike u " *'**'" <J1In " Uo ""f 1 :i lltltt wil " " « r '?" tl ! "! V 'T , c , h "^ c ' , ,;"" 1 . '"'f " lr , n> ^ c llbonrd ll? ° ' , ™"^"^ Cjm llo, weren't lu- dl ''f, ,, " ' akl ll ilt |CD «'' 011 , sl >'- «' two nails when it was discharged accidentally. | In Little Rock, lO-year-nld Thomas Johnson of Bowling OrcenJ Ky., died en route to a hospital land Lines freight car. A coroner 1 ;;; re])ort termed the death accidental.' j At Beech Grove in Greene Cotin-1 ty. funeral services were planner! (or Katherinc i. -Edwards, 21-, months-aid daughter of Mr. and! Mrs. Ray Edwards, The child died; en . route to a hospital at Para- [ gould for removal of n piece oil candy from her throat. | (At Purls, Virgil Toms, n Negro j eroceryman of the Gray noi'kcom-j immity. Is facing first degree murder charges in the slaying Mon-1 day of iteniy Robinson, anotlier Negro. 'M?ainvhile, a body found Homing in the Oiiachita Rivet 15 mile.. .south of Cnmdcn has been identified as that, of Joseph F. Tufts. ST., of camdcn. A coroner's Jury returned a verdict of suicide after _ - iblislicd that the man had bsen missing since J:;:s. 33. en his Ims into the rear end of one of the motorcycles of Die escorting police and dented' it a bit. "And I drove her all the way to Florida ia three' days and never scratched a fender,' he wailed. One of the reporters professed to have the "inside dope" on the fate awaiting Cimillu In New York. •They're I'.oini; to (jive him a street tar." the reporter said. -Those mils don't run la Florida." : _,»» 4 _..- , , _ - ._ — i TCI LflLllllLlCC I |J | f*FliIllir\ * *"••«-« fl\ft\lntf session at 1] a. m. iE3T) to com- plcle details of the Impending settlement. I'lilli-y Meeting Delayed The NFTW poli.-y committee, meanwhile, delayed ix scheduled meeting from 11 a. ni. to 8 p. m. in the expectation that the proposed Ions; distant.; settlement would be ready :'o;- submission at the Inter hour. Government and unio:i sources Informed sources said that the A. T. & T. and lon K distance unions were .virtually agr-.-d O ji a, government compromise pioposiL for settlement Sunday night nut final acceptance was delat- ed it was said, Ix-cause the union lacked funds to pay Its share of arbitration under a com pany proposal and because |h c Labor Department was unable to underwrite expense payments i,y fliinnclttlly weak NF'i'w iftlliato' Since the strike starte.l at e a, m. Monday, the parties in the IOIIK distance negotiations have written—wltli the help of conciliators— an entire new contract covering 101 Issues. All of tlie is .sues have l«en compromiso-i j n - cludtiig five of the NPTlV's national Ijai-Rnliijng demands. To Arbilrate iFlve issues These five are to got to arbitration If the parties can agree U'lon the method. Tile company hus're- ciucstc da Iward of three arbitrators. Hut the union is reported to have asked for a single arbitrator on the grounds that it could uul afford to pay exjicnses of a three.- jnnn board. The A. T. & T. Is understood to have granted the union improved union security provision;; The issne.s said to be headed for final arbitration are on five money | demands of the union. liefore the II a. in. resumption i of negotiations representative.? of 1 the two sides had met for .15 hour: conciliators. When thoy parted at 3:15 u. m. company officials sani ' . progress had been made. "We miule progress l;ufc havx not yet reached agreement," snkl G. S King, chief negotiate 1 .- Si the long distance department of the American Telephone fc Te!e graph Co, "T can't say. how r>!ig| the strike will go on Iwenu.w that! would be prophesying.' John J. Moran, president of the American Union or Telephone Workers, representing taun-llnc* •workers, said the strike was "hound to last at least one inora diiy as far as i kiio«'.' ; The current government-sponsored conference Involved, oniy one phase of the strike -the win;? <Jis- putc of the Ion-; lines affiliate;; of the National Federation of Telephone Workers. "Even t! an agreement is reached In the long lines dlspun," Moniu siilri. "it would not moan an end of the strike. No contract can be signed by us until It is approved by the NFTW p; iicy coinmlitlce. And we have iiolhlni'j to lay hi'fore the committee at' this time." I Asked if AT nml r had nude any concessions, UrJug told repDrtcis; We have offered some thlngn hut nolliinn on wage.'; except arbirit Ion. Tliero ar c stilt a lot of important points to be settled" affiliates generally arc asking a $12 weekly wage ralw and other contract improvements. J Davis Brothers Service Station & Garage » FRANKLIN ItOBBI.VS, Mechanic • Lion Products Manila, Arkansas . General Tires { v Atilo I 'arts & Accessories CITY CAB 924 Day or Night Sofas No* Exactly as Pictured full Spring Const rue tion -- Pre- War Quality Attractively s<y!«J— Expert workmanship. These Sofas come from $ .our regular sources of supply, the kind you tiketl years a «o. Up- holslcred m f, ne Fabrics suitable for (his type Sofa. »ei«c ami •ft teckground figured fabrics. These Iwo numbGrs 50 $4 TA50 Another Duncan Phyfc Sofn Same Conslruclion those A T A 1 79 .50 Fiill Sprinjr Construction tho kind you bought years a;, r o. Adractively slyfcd—Kxpert workmanship—Upholstered with fine fahrics. I51ue and Rose Stripes for (he Sofa and Chair 289 50 See Our Fine Assortment of Chairs . . .All Priced Right Mahogany Legs not Shown in Illusfratic For a Lawson Sofa. Taupe background fiKtii-ed Fabric, a splendid sofa which you will like— $ 169" tion Wood Exposed Parts on AM Sofas and Chairs Solid Mahogany LES S. LEMOHS r Furniture Home Furnishings, Modestly Priced L-: ^B *•* -*,AAV-^ Free Call PICKARD'S GROCERY Phone 20-13 1014 Chkkasawlm IS YOUR CAR SLUGGISH? Let Us Give it a Motor Tune Up! 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