The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 21, 1949 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 21, 1949
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THURSDAY, JULY 21, 1949 BLYTHEVrLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS 1'AGE SEVEN Violence Flares In Hawaiian Port 82-Day Old Walkout Of Dock Workers Brings Bloody Fight HONOLULU. July 21. (AP)—Violence le!t Its mart on Hawaii's 82- day dock strike today. .The first major outbreak in th« bitter dispute occurred yesterday. Mberal hundred CIO pickets and 5™palhizers swarmed down on a group of non-union stevedores getting ready t° unload strikebound freighters. Police broke up (lie clash within 10 minutes. But 19 men were In- lured and 30 arrested. Those Jailed —identified by police as ILWU strikers—were held without charge on suspicion of riot. Circuit Judge John E. Park last nisht Issuer] a writ of habeas corpus tm the pickets. He ordered Police Chief D::n Liu to produce the prisoners in court today and show cause why they should not be released. •me International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Unioi struck the territory's six ports May 1. it demanded a 32 cent boost of the SI 40 hourly wage for its 2000 stevedores. The employers offered 12 cents. Then all negotiations came to a halt. The clash yesterday at the yard I of Hawaii stevedores. Ltd., new open shop firm, was brief but bloody. Fists and rocks flew. Knives flashed. One policeman suffered a broken arm. Three pickets and 15 nonunion workers were treated lor injuries. Fred Low, Jr., I1AVU strike strategy committee chairman, said in 3 statement the union "doesn't condone violence but cannot control £M emotions and tempers of men iBained lo the breaking point." Obituaries Clem C. Bowen Rites Conducted in Osceo/o Services for Clem C. Bowen, 75, who died at his home In Osceola Tuesday night, were conducted this lornln; at the First Presbyterian 2hureh in Osceola by the Rev. L.T. Lawrence, pastor. Burial was in Violet Cemetery. A member ol the pioneer South Mississippi County tatnily, Mr. k>wen was the Arkansas Revenue Department Inspector for the Os- eeola District at the time ol his death. Serving as pallbearers were C.B. Driver, Bowen ISaney, Herbert Shippen and Guy Butler, all >f Osceola, and Grover Driver, Jr., and James Driver, Jr.. both of Luxora. Mrs T. P. Heard of Brooklyn and Crai?head County, and Mrs." Charles Seitlemire of Jonesboro. relatives of Mrs. Bowen, attended the services. Rites for Infant Graveside services for Nona Ernestine Ward, aged 14 days, were to be conducted at 4 p.m. today at the Luxora Cemetery. The child daughter of Mrs. Virgie Mae Ward died at the mother's home near Luxora this morning. Three broth ers and one sister survive her. The Cobb Funeral Home of Blythevillc was in charge of arrangements. FARM BILL Continued from Page 1. HEALTH WELL. THAT'S WHAT IT SAID—The SIKH in front of this Los Angeles laundry is unmistakably clear. It snys "Drive in Ofl'ice.' ThaV's exactly what fireman Charles Lcchlor did when his truck misled a sharp turn. After climbing from Ihe wreckage uninjured, Lcchlcr surveys the dn" •«£—nmi Hie sign. Continued troin PRRC I. Arkansans Back Move For Economy Contractor, Who Cashed $19,700 Check, Is Object of Wide Search $4,700 Liquor Cargo Seized By Hijackers NEOSHO. Mo.. July ' '>l— Wi—A Clinton. Okla., man reported lo the highway, patrol this morning he was robbed of $-1,100 worth of whiskey and $2.000. tn cash by three or four hijackers on Highway 001 about seven miles west of here. The man. Arthur Sherman. 34, displayed several scalp wounds he said were inflieled by gun butts in the hand s ot the hijackers. He was treated at a hospital here and released, Sherman told patrolmen this ilory— He was driving west on Highway oO In his truck, loaded with 103 cases ol liquor he purchased in Illinois, about 3 o'clock this morning when a grny. 1011 Ford sedan pulled alongside. One man in the car thrust n shotgun out the window. Sherman said, and another man in the car Hashed a light 1" his eyes. Sherman stopped the truck. Then Ihe MJacchrs tired several shots Into the truck's body—"apparently just Tor durned tnenness," a trcop- er said. One of the hijackers wh.icki'ii Sherman over the lie.irt with a revolver bull, and they loaded him into the trunk of [lie Ford. Then Ihe car and truck were driven to a side road about, a haK-milc away Sherman, still In the trunk of the car managed to kick the lid open j leeds it to the hoes." President Gives 'Go Sign' for Vaughn If Called in Prove of Five Percenters Board to Award Scholarships to Missco Students The Student Aid •which pluns to award scholarships i \ a a ]n ock ceremony after the gerie- tf) Mi.ssi.slppi County youths to | nil's recent brush with newsmen In complete Wphor education, will ] Washington on the five percenter* mrct Friday al G:15 p,m ut the Hotel Noble in Blytheville. It i.s oxjrcrtcd that the name.s of [ compromises but before nightfall the House may vote lo; I, Scuttle or water down the acimlnlstration-backcd bill that calls for a three-crop (rial run of the Brannan farm subsidy plan '.*. Kill outright or postpone the effective date of the Aiken taw on- acted by the Republican controlled SOth Congress. This law, set lo lie- come effective next year, would permit n flexible 60 to DO per cent of parity support program for major crops. 3. Continue the present farm pro- Rrain in 1050. This p ports major crop s at per cent of parity, (a price fixed by formula calculated to give farmers a fair purchasing power). This Is done through government loans and purchases, lhat keep pric-v depiesshiR surpluses off the markets. Fanners do not now gel direct sub.slclies from the ROvermneiH. Debate is Spirited The House Debate, frequently bitter, run like this: Tlic administration side—s;wak- eis argued that losses such as have been suffered In Ihe potato support program could wreck the present farm program. They said thai limited .stiVMiilirs. instead of price supports, arc tlie answer. Hep. Piict-1 . 'lJ-Oa> author of the adinlnisti-a- j 9"™" 1 - who U I''™* 1 "- °> '"« lion bill, wauleri lo kuow how long the people vi'Oiild permit .sppndint* "hundreds of millions of dollars (o .support tx program tli;U Ict.s food "'i on Ihe ground 01 + VS'ASHINGTON, July 21 fa — President Truman said today hl» army aide, MflJ. Gen, Harry H. Vaughn has permission to testify if he is called before the SemU committee inquiring into operations of "five percenters." The President declined to com- Jmcnt, at a news conference, on * Foundation, j.str>ry liiat lie had decorated Vaughn rnie.stloning Wm. Aske<l if Jie had given Vaughn a medal on the occasion, he said sup- NIC first Mirdent.s lo receive .schn- 1» simple no comment. rilSKJ 00 I lurships from t]ic foundation, will | At Uic same Lime, (he President be revealed then. -aid lie hus always favored inquiries The bo;ird of directors, loan lo s ™ thriL outsiders are not used to board, and board of'ilor.s arc sehcduicd to attend the meciiii". Tlic Student Aid Founds lion •Juried almrst a year a^o. the di- rt. \V. Nichols, the A prr.siilrnt of the I/ixura Rotary Club. T',p Rot my Club In Lnxi has since worked for the 5cho!arshis ort'jmnlly planned to lie the scholar;-hi p.s ha.s been cxceoJcd. The b'i;u'if,s lo nuH-i Friday v. ill be tin- "lu-.'iUs ol A. F Hailnuu ol to collect funds | ",' "}'" . and the W.CM V \ U «1'» used nut. curtailing any necessary functions of government Is being organized by the Arkansas Public Expenditure Council in cooperation with similar organizations of 35 other states, Rufus C. Branch ol Pecan Point, APEC director announced today. The savings can be accomplished by following the general recommendations of the Commission for the Reorganization of the Executive Branch of the Federal Government which completed a two-year study recently. The, commission report favored, the elimination of needless federal agencies and employees, Mr, Branch explained. "Although our congressional delegation favors most of the recommendations, they must have support from the people brick home before they can. go all-out to obtain pass- J»c;e of the necessary legislation," ^3iir. Branch said. "An aroused, supporting public opinion is the only thing that will effect the necessary economies Principal obstacles to reorganisa- tion of the federal agencies have always been thai everybody wants to reorganize everbody else, but hi wants to be left alone himself " Mr. Branch charged that prac tic ally every government bureai had an affiliated "citizens" associ ation, whose interests lie in promoting the bureaucrats in power, and who are ready to turn the heat on Congress at the first suspicion of a change or reduction in appropriation or personnel. "Recently, some of the Nation's leading citizens, as counteraction, started an organization to support the commission's report." he said. "That's something the nation has never had before on any of its proposed reorganizations. "Directors of the Arkansas Public Expenditure Council voted recently t o spearhead the campaign 1 n this state. Without developing a new committee or organization, the APEC will form the nucleus for ( It the campaign." e.icent Center at Jacksonville, and it was expected that Larry E. Lee of Manila, four would be returned 'rom the convalescent center some time this week. Mary Maud McHae. one of the two sisters irom Yaibro to be victims of polio within two days of each other, was transferred from St. Vincent's Infirmary to the Crippled Children's Home. She is seven, and her two year old sister, Cristie Carol will probably be moved soon, too. The conditions of boih are much better . Based on previous epidemic figures tt is estimated that possibly f , Sllta . contractors , 150 from this county will b< victims o[ pollomelytis before the outbreak dies down. For every 100,000 hit 150 persons, OZARK, Ark., July 21. (AP)— A* pickup order has been broadcast by Arkansas Stnie Police tor an Ozark contractor who disappeared after ca-hing a government check for $19 700. The contractor. Orion Joseph Lewis, ha.s been charged with *?m- nczzlcnKnL here by Deputy Trose- cutor Jonal'. Yalea. He said tha^ Lewis had a government contract to cleur land for Hulah damsite on the Caney R:ver near Bartlrsville, Okla.. anri that " 1 the charge was filed on complaint Missco Memorial Fund Hears Goal ot $6,000 Citizens from Frenchman's Bayou oday turned in 839 to the Mississ- ppi County Memorial fund to erect a marker honoring the county's war ! dead for two world wars. i The contribution from that area I and SH.50 from Company "M" of h e Arkansas National Guard brought (he total to $5469.53. just $530.47 short ol the 56,000 required erect the memorial and pay the cost of having about 200 names inscribed on it. Today's contribution included $20 from Leslie E. Speck. Sr., $5 from Ed Norton. S10 front Mrs. [viarye Greer, S2 from a Mrs. Brooks and $1 from a Mr. Jones. An additional SI wa s turned in from the Yarbro community, too. Mrs. Greet's contribution was contributed in memory of John C. Grecr. The contribution from Company "M" of the 154th Infantry was donated in memory of former members killed during t h e last World War. payroll and that Lewis had certified to the government lhat the money would bn used for that purpose. Lewis' wile and business partner, Yates said, have been taken into custody for questioning at Pawhuska, Okla. Yates ana a state policeman went there today to talk with the couple. . Lewis last was seen July 12. 0/lieers Still Checking Accident at Leachville County and stale officers arc today continuing their investigation of the traffic accident al benchvlllc Tuesday night whicli claimed the life of Jimmy Taylor, n-ycar-old Monctle youth, Taylor was killed when the car in whicli he was riding collided with n gravel truck driven by S. U. Wilson, Jr.. of Leachvnle on Highway 18. Wilson escaped Injury and Gary Thomas, 13. of Lcachvillc. driver and multiple lacerations. He was dismissed from Rodman Clinic In Lcachvillc last night. Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Arthur S. Harrison of Biylhevillc, said this morning that no arrests have, been made as yet pending complete investigation of the crash. Funeral services (or young Taylor were conducted this afternoon at the Macey Methodist Church | near Monette with burial in Mnccy and (led into the darkness, lie went to a nearby fnrmhouse and called the highway patrol, Sherman told patrolmen he saw f the cases of whiskey being unloaded from the truck, but couldn't tell whether the hijackers had a truck of their own. Patrolmen sjitrt they found Sherman's bullet-splattered truck parked on a country road- empty of iU cargo. l.a in) r Sup pn 1 1 Ki )i p has I/ cd The opposition — leaders charged yy or |< er 5 the administration bill, which ts flu'autT tood through sub- .sidies, gels its support principally fro m organized labor—not from fanners. They argued that subsidies would lend to a peacetime OPA and cost billions more thun present price Mipporls. Congressional corridors were crowded with form Cape Girardcau Quickly Repairs Tornado Damae FTL DOtlADO, Ark.. July 21. (AP) Soine 200 production, workers, at the Root Petroleum Company Refinery here will receive a nine-cent per hour wage, effective Aug. i. The workers accepted the company offer (or that boost here last lit, ending a threatened strike. cent per hour CAPE OIRAHDKAU. Mr*.. July 21. <>i',— H was two months iiuo today that a tcrnbk 1 Uirmulo hit Capo Girtirdoau, killing '22 persons and Injuring about -!00. Today the work of rebuilding is Just about done, with a million doll sirs spent I on repair and rccnnstriu-rmn, j Tlic Red Cross pulled .stakes I wo A m e r 1 c a n i d;iys fiK". Hosing its dj.snstcr office tnc j : ,aVr spending $2£>7.o:rl In iilcliMj* National Clriuigft tire liylHhn; the ] -jog families. Most of the money nrimmi.stiation bill. T li c National Pnv Hike 1 vcprr.sentiitivcs. The ray nirvc . pavni BUIT;U| Federation and Farmers Union 1 5 supporting it. Arkansas State Police head-1 Cemetery in charge of the Gregg quarters in Little Rock confirmed i Funeral Home In Joncsboro. ihat a pickup order had been ', — broadcast for Lewis. (In Fort Smith. Ark.. Federal District Attorney R. S. Wilson said he had no information on the case; lhat no complaints had ueen marie to his oHicc.) Yates said Lewis arrived at the Livestock .lead Courier News Want Ao- Planter Host at Barbecue MARIANNA, Ark., July 21. <AP> - About 30 county and state pollli- cans were here today for the an- G over nor Sid McMalh wa-s 8 nest of honor along with Attorney General Ike Murry and members of Ihclr sin5IB. obtain government contract* and U'.at is part of his continuing policy. The President said he does not believe Gen. Vnughn was mixed up in the operations which brought irorel Schools a,ul imniedi;Ue | ^ lc , r ^ 10tlsi ° n Of two lw °- 8tar He said he had read suggestion! of tnui sort in the papers about but did not believe them. , i A vepwtcr said Vaughn was re,,,, I ported lo have said he believed 300 five percenters were operating in Washington. Mr. Truman said he doesn't know anyihiN^ «br;ut it if such operation* cire Kolng on. A nuw.snnm said that reporters iryniy to get information had been t-Ueci: mated in oEficial circles. Air. Truman Irtutjhed and said he had not tried to checkmate them, lhat ho (-ave them all the Information IK* has, S-enutor Ilocy (D-N'C» said today there i.s a possibHity Vaugfin may bo asked to testify iti the Senate inquiry. Vaughn's brush with reixirters icrrurretl July 6 when the genera) returned with his family from a vacation trip to Guate- niaiit. Vaughn declined to comment on the congressional investigation of poison* allegedly using iiiflueiic* to obtain government contracts. He expressed anger when a reporter asked about the financing of th« vacation trip, and snid each scnger paid his own fare. was fnr rebuilding—$20K.054 to exact. The srm ol SUU.lll wa.i si on hoL^ehoid fiu-nirihin s, and S nnf) oil inrdical, nurijitig and lios- pitnl tare. A total of '2M bnlkiii has been Issued, but I hut total doesn't cover some icbmUHnR In the worst hit part, vrlicre the city waived the rcnuircmirnt of a permit. The scars arc there, to be sure, but they're healthy scars—gleaming new pnftil, remodeled homc.s and .scertllnp trees pas- Labor Aide Selected WASHINGTON. July 21. (VT) — President Truman announced today his selection of Philip M. Kaiser to be nn assistant, secretary of lalx>r. Kaiser IK now director of the International labor office, a division! of the Lalw Department. NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. HI., July 21. f.'l'i—(USDA> -Hoes 7,000; market uneven; weights 180 Ibs up 25 lower than Wednesday's average: lighter weights 50 to 1.00 low- Clarksvillc airport in his own plane £- cr - so me under 130 Ibs off more; earlier this week. He drove here it\ f _ sovvs f u j\y steady to strong; good 180-230 Ibs 3 car. cashed the check, returned to the airport. Hew to Little Rock, later reumied, parked the plane-, got into a car and drove away. That was the last time he lias been seen. Lewis' wife lEf t OzarX after telling acquaintances she was going to Bowting. Okla.. her lormer home attend to private busiuess maters. IIICKIES PAY MORE fo give you a finer cigarette/ ^^j ^^^^^^^^m ^f ^^^^^^^m ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^r ^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ B/ytheviffe Negro Held In Michigan for Murder Johnny Robbins. Blytheville Negro, who is wanted here on a charge of murder, has been apprehended a»d is being held by Benton Harbor, Midi., authorities, it was learned here today. Robbins is wauled in connection with the fatal shooting of another Negro. Robert Hall, July 10 during an argument over money. He had been at large since the date of the killing. A warrant charging and choice 180-230 Ibs 21.50-23.00; largely 22.75: top 23.00; 240-270 Ibs 21.00-22.50: 210-300 Ibs 20.00-21.25; 140-170 Ibs 19.50-21.50; few 21.75: 100-130 Ibs pigs mostly n.50-10.50; lew 20.00 and some 100 Ib pigs down to 1G.OO: good sows 400 Ibs down 17.00-18.50; heavier weights 12.7516,50; stags 10.50-13.00. Cattle 2.000; calves 1.000: about 8 loads of steei'-s offered: these mostly medium and flesh: moderate early inquiry for the few good kind offered: one load good light weight steers (nUy steady 25.75; heifers and mixed yearlings largely 25.00-26.00; One ot Two Crash Victims Leaves Hospital One of the two men injured yes- . ^ „ _ ._ tcrdny in an automobile accident few choice mixed up to 2T.50: corn- near Luxora was dismissed from mon and medium 18.00-24.00; com- Biythcvillc Hospital this morning mon and medium cows 15.50-17.00; nnd the condition of the other was | fanners and cutters largely 12,00- icportcd by hospital attendants as [ 15.50. •satisfactory." Dismissed was Freddie William- ion, who suffered minor cuts and bruises. Don Jarrett, who received i fractured right hand nnd tmiKi- j pie cuts and abrasions was retained Truman Plans Vacation WASHINGTON, July 21. lifi— President Truman plans to take another vacation at Key West. Fla.. about the middle ->f November, a White House caller said today. was reported that Robbins has waived cxtraniction. agreeing to return lo Arkansas to face the charge Motorist Fined $35 Raymond Crawford was fined S35 and costs in Municipal Court Ihis morning on a charge of driving nhile under the influence of liquor. Poet Ratified by Italy Over Russian Protests Their homes. The two were injured yesterday moi ning when the U. S. Engineers! irurlf in which they were riding! sell Highway 61 and overturned i near Luxora. ROME, July 21. l,Pi— The Italian Chamber of Deputies ratified the Atlantic Paet today over Russian protests, The vole was 323 to 160. This was the second timf the chamber voted. Tlv first vote was nullified early today when the votes outnumbered the voters RECORD SALE Good Used Records *1 C c For Only I 3 8 FOR $1 POPULAR HILLBILLY RACE Sale Starts Friday, July 22 DAY RECORD EXCH. 115 East Main BlvtheviNe Records Will Also Be On Sale at Armorel Drug Store, Armorel. ,f Frigidaire WATER HEATER • Plenty of clean, hot water always on tap with a Frigidaire Electric Water Heater It's low-cost, clean, life, dependable— and completely automatic! Adams Appliance Co., Inc. J. W. ADAMS, Manager Complete Service Department In Connection 2ftti-2ll8 West Main Phone 207! Yes, at tobacco auctions Lucky Strike pays millions of dollars more than official parity prices for fine tobacco! There's no finer cigarette in the world today than Lucky Strike! To bring you this finer cigarette, the makers of Lucky Strike go after fine, light, naturally mild tobacco — and pnu millions 01 dollars more than official parity prices to act it! So buy a carton of Luckics today. See for yourself how much liner and smoother Luckies really are —how much more real deep-down smoking- enjoyment they give you. Yes, smoke a Lucky! You'll agree it's a finer, milder, more enjoyable cigarette! 1. WAYNE ADAMS of fioiith lloflan, \'a., 22 yenrt an inrlriM-nftcnl it'iire- htnixcmnn, ffnt/«: "1'vt SEI-H tht maker* tif hltckifH buy tine tobacco thfit make* a ri-al xrnttkt-1 Mr Attrim* ha* been a Lucky for 15 Itiar*. Itrrr'x more evidence that buckici art a finer ciytircltul $&#& Mean* Fine TMaeca So round, so firm, so fully packed— so free and easy on the draw

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