The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 11, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 11, 1947
Page 8
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 1947 Mine Shutdown Orders Studied Holidays in Coal Fields May Prove : Expensive for UMW BY I.AURESCE GONDER United Prrss vSfaff Correspondent Negro Women To Hold State Meeting Here A meeting or lite Biate Federation of Negro Women to be oeld here next month was discussed nl a meeting of the local croup ^o-.ierday afternoon at the Club Center. Approximately 200 NCRTO women, representing 30 clubs, nre o.xi>cci2tl 'M'edol for Vet-s violation of tlie* Supreme Court's jx>-str!kc mandate. ' Assistant Attorney General Jonn F. Sonnctt indicated his interest In any ".written and oral" communications that Lewis had sent his ; district heads In with the safety strike. Federal District Judge T. Alan (joldt'joroueli ' 'yesterday granted Sonnctt's request for a two-week delay in return of ?28M.OCQ In con- teirpt fines to Lewis' United Mine Workers pending searcli for evidence. The Supreme-Court, had directed- that tlie union's original fine of S35Cp,OQO be reduced to $703,010 on condition Lwis cancel liis f April 1 strike order. - Alth'oush the order was cancelled, Goldsborouish salt! there was evidence that Lewis and tlie union; had taken advantage of ilie situation created by tlie Csntrii- lia. III, mine Disaster to stage ii strike''as they originally planned. Government figures showed that CORHICHIP5 ebout half th/> nation's soft. co.\l production still was tied uo t'v . the safety walkout dc;i>lte a steady _ ,— to back to work movement bv the connection miners. The safety strike began I last Monrlay as an extension of the six-day "mournlna" walkout in commemoration of the Centra- lla disaster, which cost 111 lives. 11 ffiZ fMInrs f-prrjuinK ,Thn Interior Department reported that soil coal production yesterday had reached SI per cent of normal. A total of 1 G32 mines wi.s rn^orted in operation, nml production was estimated nt 1.215200 tons I compared with l,C303:e the day before. Nevertheless, the steel Industry continued cperation on a sharpiy curtailed fmls iRDdin? guarantee j of am'plc rorU supplies. In Cleve- ( • land. Ihe Chesapeake A: Ohio nail-, road said an estimated 10000 em- ployes would be iuvloughed unless .nrociuction <n:rcnscd considerably by Saturday. About 155.123 miners were i'c- ported -back at work yesterday, 28.- roo more than the day before. Of tlie total some 1C0.030 were UMW miners, an increase of 1'VOCO ovor Ihc day before inul about a ciuar- ler to n third of the union's tola! meir/aership. ' Meanwhile the anthracite mine explosion at Excier, Pa., which killed nine miners, was expected lo Eivo added impetus lo a drive on Ccpitol Hill lo moke mining Ics-i hozsrdous. 'Federal Miners Administrator N. H. Collisson was recalled Ocfnrc a seriate Public Lnnris Subcbinmit- Ice today to answer ciue.stions about the Ccntralia disaster and discuss mine salely. WONDERFUL ANYTIME Ypo've already enjoyed Husm under nam« MEX. Now for crisp, toasted corn chips bearing the well known STEWART'S Brand Nam* [NJOT 4IEWAB1 S COKN CHIPS At MIAITIWI Olf SNACKIIMf World War II Occupation Medal will soon be ready for distribution, soys the War Department. Front view, lop. symbolizes occupation r.l Germany showing the famed Ucinagon Bridge. while back pictures Kujiyaina. iepresenti:i;; Japan and Korea. Garland County Finances Get Extra Attention HOT SPRINGS, Ark., April 11. (UI'»—A conference of all Garland county officials has been scheduled for tomorrow liy Circuit- Judge Cls'dn H. Drown.' Brown yesterday, nskrd the officials to be prepared' to submit data on the .financial condition of their departments. "The Circuit Court has supervisory control over-all offices, offl- ciers and boards In the city and county In respect to taxation and pxr-eiielitiii'C of public funds," wrote Judge nrown. Meanwhile Mayor Earl T. Ricks of Hoc Sprln;:, has taken sharp Issue with statements .juade by ex- Muyor Leo P. McLaughlln a lare- wcll ndclre.s.1 '-dst Tuesday night. Ricks declared that Mclaughlin's coniention llini. he was "leaving his successor n s"lvenl business" was not sifb.t'.iintlnled by facts. He asserted thai tl:c city was being op- crated p.l <: $500 a day deficit. Mnyor nicks also announced that he has nrreplcd (lie offer of alclcr- innn William Armstrong to temporarily take over the oflice of cliief of police. , Miss Turner and Miss Davis'. Winniuf,' posters will bo sent to the U. S. PL'hHc Health Service in Washington. D. C. In the contest last year, the posters entered by William B. Harrison School won first place in the national contest. A luncheon prepared by Home E:onomlcs Kirls and sponsored by the Christian Relief Club, was served. Open House Held By Negroes at Harrison School i of the total expenditures mad* for nutildpal purposes. More than one-third of Ilia total from two funds went for op-, crallon of Ihc Street DepaUmrnt,' which includes the garlmgc collections. Principal items In ',lu cost of operating tills department were: labor, 517,001.51; gasoline ami, S1.854.6C; repairs and supplies. $3,188.94; sanitation division. :i new agency of the city, $14,427.93; and nlsccllaneous Items to muko a total of $37.800.10. Estimates at the beginning of Ihc year placed probable costs cf this department at $20,700, bill old not Include anything for Ihe garbage, collection division which hud not, been created al that time. Th^ ^ar-' bnge fee, n new lax, was od at u rate which was intended to bring. In sufficient revenue to I'maniM (he cost of collections. The I'ollre .Department ;v;is op- «»(*rt »l a raisl »t $19 RV.l.r>(> for the fiscal year and SI".Sin.SO of this sum wivs used lo pay Ihc s'.il'.l- I ties of personnel in the drparl- inenl. Income from the di>ti;ut- rncnt in the form of court lines was approximately cluuble the officers* sahiric-s. The Fire Department cost the lav- p.iyers $14,159.114 for tho year, with the two principal items Ustc-'l :ts 6,022.10 for salaries, and $7.E,tl as laiins collected by volunteer firc- icn answering alarms. The Police )epartmcnt operated within its r,ud- et for the year, hut Ihc ?:rc- De- artment cxpensese were abrjut 2,500 more than were anticipated. General and administrative ex- icnses of the city took $23.943.21 of lie municipal revenues. Larger itonx n this capacitv included $9.405.r>o or salaries; $3.088.95 for liijhts; ,3,557.90 for water; and 51,144.1:; for clephone bills. NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION Notice is hereby given that letters of administration were I'l'ant^d *o the undersigned upon the estate of B. G. Gill on the 8th day of April, 1947 by the 1'robate Court for the Chickasawba District of Mississippi (Juunty, Arkansas. All persons having claims nyalnst said cslalc are required *o exhibit Ihcm, properly authenticated, to the I'l'derslgncd for allowance within oix months from Ihe dale of the first mi! iKiitlon of Ihis nolice Of (hey shall be barred forever and precluded from any benefits hi sucir tslalc. The definite address of the undersigned aUiniiii.'.tnUiix is Dell, Arkansas. DiUed this llih day of April. 1947. Rivers P. Gill Administratrix Held .V Roy, Attorneys. 4111-18-25 FINANCES Steel Oi| Barrel Racks lAnnrml open house at niiihnrc B. Harmon NCK™ School war, held Wednesday. 10 IUIL to 2 p.m., to conclude National Negro Health Week. Gucsls during the afternoon included Miss Hosn M. Iliirdy, cival of Dlythcvill Mfirch 31."The totnl revenues compare wilh an estimate of which wns made at the bcginnina of tho year. Of the $52,10857 ill funds on deposit at tlie beginning of the ne\s fiscal period. $14.029.24 has been set aside for payments on the city's bonded debts. A lotal of St.000 ii; bonds wns retired last ye.iv. nnc more than $7,500 used to pay accrued interest. Listed under capital improvements made by the c\l$ last year were llic No. 2 Fire Station on West Main FELIX A. CARNEY • Doniininn Automatic Electric Irons 1 Yr, Guarantee • Complete Line • of Electrical and Itattery Radios • Expert Radio Repairs • We Pick Up and Deliver 3114 E. Main PL one ZVfl Night 3S1S A £5" CERTIFIED "55* Grade 'A' D. & P. L. No. 14 Cleaned Treated New Sacks Purity 99.5 Germination 85% LIMITED $ < >AA PER SUPPLY £UU rON ' ROSELAND GIN CO. Roscland/ Ark. "For Work Done Right" CALL 474-475 Cold Storage tor furs and Woolens NU-WA LAUNDRY-CLEANERS BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE - NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 •'•*•>•#•">:>"*'*"*"*•'«"*"*•#'*"*'>:>:>:>;>:>:>:>:>:>;>;'»;>:>;>'>;>:>" > NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC f All debtors to the estate of Dr. C. C. Slovens may * pay their aecoiinls at Hubbard Furniture Company >: . . . books will bo held open there until ail accounts $ are denied. Please pay promptly, as we would like >; to settle estate as soon as possible. £ > x Mrs. C. C. Stevens | ".*'. ^>]>I>I>!i>I>"*">I>"*l>">">I>!>7»;>^ SIMPSON'S STATE UNE CAFE Under Management of Stanley Keller Curb Service — Open 24 Hours Fresh Seafood Steaks — Chicken — Chops — Bar-b-quc HOT Biscuits Truck Drivers Welcome HOT SHOWERS LOUNGING LET US FILL YOUR CAR WITH SCIENCE SETS A e> Green, P. E. Cooloy, Mi5. i > Juanifa Davis mui f*'X B. Ifcid. Ml:»s Winnie vii'Kil Turner.' suijcrvisor of city c'emcntai'y schools, scrvcti :\5 for llic occasion. Posters on health were Any T. L. MABRV 123 MJKSOI1RI ST. UK.13 in it.s general fund slrcct (unds and las made an investment of $3. 000 In government bonds. Expenditures from the Centra jud-'cd Funtl and Ihc -Street Fund dnrln; = the past year represented QUALITY GAS — WHILE YOU EAT! SPEEDS \ IOAD - HANDLING ? Cft*n ma(c«l it poitiblfl for on* man ZIP into a Miracle in the Rain! made of ^ T?iii ftlgh quality, drly-mad* mirror pr vide*, clear long ofio talitfoctory to load and unload wher» two would Olhtrwiie b» Brighten Up For Spring! Modern five piece bedroom suite ir. ,\ Cul walnut veneer . . . rich waterfall pattern. Includes bed, cliiffcrobc, vanity and stand. This suite is well made and will lend new life to any bedroom. V 5 Pieces >j . ' only 25195 ALVIN HARDY FUNITURE 1T3 East Main Phone 2302 Our zipper coal of Koroseal is slyled suavely a» a topcoat AND sh'H keeps you lun-dry in the rainl Because this B. F. 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