The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 29, 1949 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 29, 1949
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PACK FOUKTEEtf BLTTHEVn.LB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 1949 President's Aid in Strike Asked Hudson Says UAW Holding Vital Parts In Struck Plant DETROIT, April 29 TO — The Hudson Motor Car Company today »ppsated to President Truman for imeiveijtien in a 10-day strike at Beiufe Aviation Corp., In South Bend, Ind. The Bendlx firm supplies brakes lo the auto industry and the South Bend strike by United Auto Workers (CIO) already has resulted in shutdown? of three major auto producers, Packnrd, Kaiser - Frazer and Nash. Hudson likewise will be forced to close indefinitely If the supplier strikes continues, the company told President Truman in a telegram signed by SteVarl G. Balls, Hudson vice president. Tins would throw an additional 25.0CO persons out of work and boost the Bendix idle total I'- 60.000. Specifically. Hudson complained that the UAW-CIO local union at the Benrtix plant refused to permit Hudson lools and dies lo be removed from the plant dc.spile n court' order. Tho company's statement said the union had permitted other auto manufacturers to remove brake dies from the struck plant. General Motors and l-^ord removed their dies Monday and plan to manufacture their own brakes. At South Bend, meanwhile, Hudson prepared to seek a federal court. Injunction to remove its brake dies Ironi Eendtx. State Employes Get Pay from Cash Funds LITTLE ROCK, A|>rll 20. OP)— At least two employes of stale Institutions received part of their salaries from cash funds, State Comptroller Lee Roy Bcaslcy tcsl- Iflcd this morning. Beasley was the only witness called In the law suit of Rep James A. Glpson, Benton, altacklnii use of unappropriated cash funds by various state agencies. Al a hearing on the suit before Chancellor Frank Dodge, Beasley testified on direct examination by Attorney Kenneth Coffelt that rhe president of Arkansas State College at Jonesboro was paid a salary ol $7.200 annually out of cash funds He said (he highest salary appropriated by the 1017 legislature for that Institution was Sii.OOO. , Bradley Ic.stiflccl that the $3.600 appropriation for th salar; of the State Hospllal business tnun- ager was not used and that he wa paid a salary of $5.000 out of cash funds. Under questioning by Coffelt, th comptroller explained that nnde state law unused salary apprcjf>ria tions can be transferred (o malnte lance. He said he assumed tha lad been done with the $3.600 ap iroprlatcd for Ihe business mana jer's salary. There Goes Daddy Obituaries. Mrs. A. C. Ashabranner Dies; Rites Tomorrow Funeral services for Mrs. Louana Aslu.branner, wile of A. C. Ashabranner, will , be conducted at 2 p. m. tomorrow at the Cobb Funeral Chapel by the Rev. E. W. Stovall, paster of the Church of Crist, here. Mrs. Ashabranner, 54, was born at Smithland, ':y.. but had lived near here, where her husband was engaged In farming, for several years. She died at the Wall: Hostal this morning <iUcr a hrief llness. She was the mother of the soldier to be returned to Mississippi ounty for burial after World War I. Survivors Include her husband; hree daughters, Mrs. Geneva Reece nd Mrs. Hazel Rlggs of Rector and Mrs. Helen Brown of Armorel; two ons, Charles and Cecil Ashabranner, both at home- a sister. Mrs. Betty Elrod of Holly Hill. Fla; and wo brothers, William owell of Jonesboro and Virgil Odell Powell of Camp Springs. Fla. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery. Soviets Apologize For Dispute Over British Barges BERLIN, April 20—Wj—The Russians a'/Dloglztd today nnd the brief "battle of the barges" appeared to be over. Soviet headquarters notifir \ the British that Russian soldier- who attempted to hal(. traffic In British sector canal locks had acted without authority. The Soviet action opened the way tor a conference of British and Soviet transportation chiefs on the question of barge traffic tomorrow. Two Russian officers who had directed the attempt to halt the barges yesterday and Wednesday returnr-d today and announced they had orders "not to cause any trouble" and not to Interfere with British canal traffic. Barge traffic was normal this afternoon nnd the atmosphere much more friendly School Health Program Bill Goes Before Senate WASHINGTON, April 23— Wl Ablll to give the slates s:isj) a year in federal funds for school health programs wnnt before the Senate today with strong bi-partls- an backing. Chairman Elbert D. Thomas ID- Utahl of the Senate Labor nnd Public Welfare Committee predict rd the bill would pass without dlf flculty. Senator TnH of Ohio and other Republican sponsors also ex pressed confidence of Senate ap proval. The major purpose of Hie bill ] lo aid the states In providing rcg ulnr medical and denial examlna ons lor children 5 through I' avs old In public, private an •xrochlal schools. The bill directs that such exam atlons and services must be mad vnllable lo children "without re nrd of race, creed or color or na onallty" If Ihe slale Is to quallf or federal aid. Ten-year-old Dickie Rlcdel poliils with pride out the window when Is father, Dick Rlcdel, files over In the small plane In which he and Bll Harris have already set a new endurance niai'K. Dickie Is confined to hi ed in Midway City. Calif., with arthritis at tr.c family home, but because f a (5,000 check given them by McMillan Petroleum Corporation he ca et proper medical care. With Dickie are hi.i three pals. Spunky, the dog I'ippy Toes, tht cat, and Hopper, Ihe rabbit. (A! 1 Wi'cphoto.) 0 Years Work Needed On Roads, McMath Says Ex-Banker Enters Plea Of Innocent to Thefts NEW YORK, April 29. (fl'J Richard H. Crowe, former bank of flclal, today pleaded Innocent will a specification of Insanity to an in dlctment charging him with thcf of $883,660 from the National Oil Bank last month. Immediately after Crowe entere his plea, Federal Judge Sylveste J. Ryan reduced his ball from $100 000 to $10,000. Crowe's attorney sal the defendant's wife, Honora, an her father would make immcdial arrangements to raise the bail Previously. Judge Ryan overrule a defense plea to adjourn the a ralgnment after he read portioi of a report from the Bellevue Hos pitnl Psychiatric Division. The r port said that Crowe is "not such a state of idiocy as to be h capable of understanding the charge." FORT SMITH, Ark., April 29. (if) -It will take ten years lo build he kind of roads Arkansas needs, lovernor Sid McMath told news- icn here Thursday. The governor was here Thursday o confer with district highway of- Iclals and to meet all highway em- iloycs and discuss their problems with them. McMath said the four-year high- vay program costing $80.000,000 Is not going to give Arkansas the road systei H needs. He said state roads lad been neglected during the war years. He said (he present road system was valued at }250.000,000 and urged road employes to put every efforl In maintenance work on the system. Levee Enlargements Asked tor St. Francis District in Arkansas MEMPHIS, April 28 M'i — 'Hie Ml.sjifsslpp! River Commission heard quest yesterday that the St. Francis Levee District In Arkansas get .>o!i.e levee enlargements. The request came from W. G. Hujctablc. chief engineer of the dis-' trlct, who said: "We have a lot of Invcc f'nt needs to bfi brought up to the 1041 grade and section." The commission also heard requests Irom Memphis and the Yn- zoo-Mtssixsippi Delta River District. Will T McKie of Clarksdale. Miss., chief engineer for the Delta DLst- rlcl, -,:M only 44.4 of the 93.6 miles of leve In the district are built to -.Ic-signec! standards and he asked a five-year program to bring the area to par. The commission is making Us annual high water inspection of the river from Cairo, 111., to Baton Ruiijtc, La. It set a meeting for Helen<v Ark., today and one for Orcc:H'Illi, Miss., tonight. Police Brutality Trial Continued Six Months Clinic Arranged For Negro Pupils Monday Morning A health clinic (or pre-school age Negro children will he conducted at the Harrison High School Monday between 9 a.m. nd noon. j The clinic will be conducted by ! Mrs. Annabel! • Fill, county health I nurse, assisted by two • Negro doctors. B. E. Roberts and R. A. Wilson. Complete physical examinations mid diphtheria shots will be given each child attending the clinic. A progrim on child health will be held In conjunction with the clinic with Dr. Edna Nles as the principal speaker, Rear! Courier News Want Ads. Side-Splitting Laughter? \rchibald In Gilbert and Sullivan's BRISTOL, Eng., April 29 (/!>/ Rlcll- ,rd Walker, laying the role at Patience." brought do\ii> the house with the line: "What's this my- terkms fascination that I have?" It wasr't the line ilseH that nil the audience in glitches. Walter's green velvet piinUs, worn for .lie role, had split down the rear. LITTLE ROCK, April 29 (if) — Trial ot a Memphis Negro's suit clmr'iirg police brutality and seeking $10J,000 in damages was con- tlnu:d until the October term of court by Federal Judge Thomas C. Trimble text ay. Tnc continuance was granted on notion of the plaintiff, who said >reparation of his case had been Iftayc-J by withdrawal of one of .lis attorneys. Defr-ttdants in the action have moved fo; dismissal of the suit. TB PROGRAM the year's work briefly, and C. G. Redman read a report of the nominating committee, which re-named almost the full slate of officers for new terms. William Wyatt was elected second vice-president and Mrs. Carroll Watson secretary'. The other officers were the same as served the past year: Hays Sullivan, president; Steve Ralph, first vice- president; Mrs. W. R. Brown of Manila, third vice-president; and Mr. Evans, treasurer. The dinner last right was served by the Osceola Band Mothers. NEW Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Matinee Salurday & Sunday Sal.-Sun. 1 p.m. font. Showin Manila, Ark. Shows EVKIIV NIGHT Read <^iiirier Ntws Want Ads Truck Badly Damaged; Driver Has Close Call Htlden Barnes, 108 East Sycamore Street, escaped serious injury .n an accident near Portageville. Mo., yesterday when the truck he was driving for the Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company skidded on lose gravel and overturned three times. driver was given emergency Ire;, mcnt In n clinic In PortaBeville discharged. The truck was badlj damaged. Here's a sure tiling! Tlie Belmonl by Stetson is semi-porous for feal surnmef comfoit wilh an extfa-wide puggtee band for real summer style. STETSON Friday "SMOKY MT. MELODY" with Hoy Acuff Abo Shorls Siilurduy "LONE RIDER OF CHEYENNE" witli Blister Crabbe Also Shorts The red tree mouse of tlic Pacific Co»st will sUrve unless It can ge the.needles of the Douglas fir tree to eat. Singapore Schedules Radio Telephone Plan SINGAPORE — (/PI Singapore will soon be on the world radio telephone map. Before the end of this year, plans are already afoot to link Singapore with the United Kingdom by telephone. The mov is lo facilitate quicker trade enquiries. Negotiations are also under way for direct radio telephone links wilh other Commonwealth countries- Australia and India. Connections with Hong Kong and Manila are also under consideration. Say It . With Fluwert THE FLOWER SHOP Glencoe rfuildinr Phone 4491 or 2747 SAT. OWL SHOW AT 11 I'.M. "BROADWAY" with Georse Raft and Pat O'Brien Also Shorts Sunday and Monday "MEXICAN HAYRIDE" with Bud Abbott and Lou Oostello Also Shorts MEAD'S III MAIN STRUT Diplomats Restricted BUCHAREST, Romania, April 29 (fP) Romania barred foreign diplomats for about two-thirds of It* territory today. "Restricted areas" where foreign diplomats arc not permitted to travel, include Banat the western province borders on Yugoslavia; Bucovina, in the northwest; Moldavia in the cast; ani Dobruja, on the Sea. Farmer Ores of Injuries In Wreck Near Hayti, Mo. PARAGOULD. Ark. April 29—W —A Greene County farmer died in a hospital here today from Injuries suffered when an automobile overturned near Kaytl, Mo. He was Charles Quincy Harvis, 61. of near Marmaduke, Ark., The accident occurred April 19; Dial 4261 Box Office Opens al 1 Show Starts at 7:30 Friday & Ssalurday 'PAINTED DESERT" George O'Brien Ray Whitlcy Serial: Chapter 7 of "REX i RINTY" STARTING TIME Weekdays: 1:00 Jt 9:00 P. M. 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