The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 6, 1947 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 6, 1947
Page 11
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TUESDAY, MAY 0, I'M? ELYTJIUVILI-E (ARK.)' COUU1KR PAGE ELEVEN Pulitzer Award Winners Named Amateur Photographer Wins Top Prirc With Shot of Hotel Fire NEW YORK, May C. (UP) I-Yed- erk^bkl'iUiiinn, New York World- TclciiiWi. yesterday was awarded the Pulitzer pri/c for reporting for llis dispatches during 1346 on the. infiltration of communism into the United States. FtoherL r > enn Warren WJLS awarded the pri/e for the most distinguished novel published during the year by an American author, preferably dealing with American life, for liis novel "All lUe King's Men.." No award was given for ihe year's best play, and the committee t;ave no reason for its omission. The award for "disinterested and meritorious puhlie service" went to the Haltimorc. Sun for a series of articles by Howard M- Norton, dealing with administration ol unemployment compensation in Maryand, which resulted in convictions tnd pleas of guilty in criminal court of 93 persons The award to the RMUiUove Kuu was a gold medal worth $500. William II. Grimes of the Wall KliecL Journal was awarded $500 for distinguished editorial writing during low. | Brooks Atkinson of the New York Times was awarded S500 for dis- | tinguished correspondence during 194(i,llic prize being given for his j scries of dispatches on Russia. ' A S500 award for a distinguished. ! example of a cartoonist's work went to Vaughn shoemaker of the Chicago Daily News for his cartoon ^*, "Still Racing His Shadow." -Vffl|old Hardy, Atlanta, Ga., amateur jfcijtographer, won a $500 n- warei tuv his photograph of a young woman leapiny to her death from the blazing winccoff Hotel. A $500 award for a distinguished example of telegraphic reporting on national affairs went to Ert- uard T. Folliard of the Washington Post for a scries of articles in 1046 on the Columbians, Inc. Eddy Gilmore of the Associated Press was awarded S500 for correspondence irom Moscow during 191G. Facsimile Foursome Aleman Reviews Corps of Cadets At West Point M.iry Flurshutz, rightj deputy clerk of Al;imcda County, Calif., \vns worried about lier eyesight when two sets of identical twins appeared, seeking marriage licenses. The facsimile foursome* is, left to right. Frank liritsch^i and Ihincee, Mnrgurcl Schcnk; Adelaide Schcnk nncl her fiance, Arnold Schcnk sisters live in Los Angeles, the Bntsehgi brothers in Oakland. Long Telephone Strike Digging Into Savings of Idle Workers Phony 'Fire Inspectors' Grab Fortune in Gems NEW YORK, May B. tUP>—Two men disyniiied as lire inspector yesterday stole an estimated $50.000 worth of diamonds from a Piftl Avcntie diamond merchant. BY HOB BROWN (United Press Staff Correspondent) LiriLB ROCK. Ark., May <i. i UP) — Many of Arkansas' 2.SOU striking U!lei)!ione workers, eruliiu; their fourth week of idleness, are in desperate financial straits, it w.i s revealeri today. •'There are quite a few distress cases and it has become necessary that we accept financial assistance, both from other unions and from ndivichials," J. R. Coe. union spokesman, said. An appeal has been made to the public through newspaper adver- ising for assistaiicc. He said that the telephone union has already received money from the railway brotherhoods, the hnikling trade unions and other labor organizations. 'He estimated that the union members h) Arkansas have suffered S1C0050 loss in salaries since the strike sot underway four weeks The union lender explained that to date financial assistance has been doled out on an individlr.i basis. However, he said that if tiie public responds to the call for help tlie strike committee will probably set up a formula under which funds will be distributed to a lavgc mini- her of strikers. Meanwhile, W. E. Gosdin. division manager of Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, refused to estimate the financial eflecL the walkout has had on Hie securiiy ,>, u,,. VVO|W At a luiu-heon KU'cn 111 his hoi by Maj. ueii. Muxwell 1>. Tayl K-iuli'iny MiiH'rintciidcnl, Alein told tile i:iilcls: "You an- ., | )at .( „[ ii,,. j.,,,,11, vhuse h;iiuk rests (he strennthenl ol collccnve security ,, s n s hl lor peace. 1 ' The Mexican president's visit West !> l iini W as one of his lasl flciiil acts lu'lor,. leaving Die N York i-iiy ; ,iv;i, where he hud HI Mayor wlllliim O'l)wyei" s ui Forestry Aide Resigns To Take Recreational Job i.rrn.K KOCK, Ark.. Mny njui'i ---W. IV llolman, usvilslaiil forestry ilhcedn- In eliin^e of slati! jtark. 1 ), has rcMuni'd tils stale Job to become .superlntendetit of tho Lake Cathciinc Kiicllltle.s of the- Arkun- sa:; Vt'leriii^s' Memorial A-ssoclalion. llis resignation will hecoini- ef- firtlve .May ir>, iieeordlnu to Jli'li- drix l.uckey. executive dlivclor ol | the lie.soui'ces and IX-velopmcnt Commission. 'I'he i, :( kc C.'nthi'ilue l''nclllllcs near lltvl .S|)i1n^.s were o]iei'ated us u SI ale I'ark hrfoi'e (hi- properly was leased us u ri'crL-alloiiiil aren for veterans. linn. "We'll not know until (he strike is ended.' 1 he said. However, he as- .scrtcd (hat the company will make customer refunds in towns having manually operated systems where service was disrupted. He said that supervisor:; who ar Uivinj; emergency serviee are, i. most cases, (ired but mjl 'tenousl "11 s to oui' advantage lo see ^iven amp\i- Ciosdin said, ouh ip some instances they jiving li| work 1<! hour " Cujsdin said all supervl- n- b'.'iuK paid overtime for work exiciKlin B WOlkin;; he.Ills. Meanwhile, irom m n ,,ver I lie Male imio,, imicials roported morale of .•.Inkers hi K li. since I'-rlday. Alcman'.s visit liere coincided with Ihe Mny :i holiday tn which Mexli'o commemorali-s its vlelory over Ihe I'-ieneh troops of l l 'nii>eror Maxtniillaii al I'ueblu In IIIO'J. Hardware Mutual Insurance Company of Minnesota SEED SOYBEANS CERTIFIED IMPROVED ARKSOY EARLY MATURING ..Foundation Stock — Direct From Hrccder Hcccut lest, proved yields 3 to 5 more bushels per and Ktiimla up butler limn Halsoy. Blytheville Soybean Corp. 1800 W. Main I'hone 850-857 Clay Road Available in Yard or Carload Lots -DELIVERED- Panama Hats Cleaned & Rcblockcd The Johns Shop | IJiviie Dividend Havinns I Low Nel Cost rrctccllon J For acrvleo ! W. L. TAMKE I IDS i:. Davis Si., I'. O. HOY Ml \ 1'licnu- 2IS7 lilyllievllle, Arli. SOS W. Main ATTENTION FARMERS You Can Now Get 100% Coverage On Your Crops Against Hail Storms! This mny ho n year of lii'avy hail storms. We represent Hit! hii'Ki'st mid oliliwt Hail Storm Insurance Company and with tin; riititiif. Hpticiiil ropreHonlalive will liu in Hlylhevillu and vicinity for a limited lime to tiiko applicalions. Call, \vrito or phono NOW for particulars—No obligation' UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY "For Work Done Righi" CALL 474-475 Cold Storage for Furs and Woolens NU-WA LAUNDRY-CLEANERS Phono 510 A. l'\ DIKTlllCH, Over (iuanl'H Jewelry Store In Insurance" KEROSENE ^ FUEL OIL CALL 2089 'The Old Reliable" G. O. POETZ Tour Source of PETROLKUM ncptnitable Hcrrke PRODUCTS AAAA CERTIFIED BABY CHICKS A complete lino of poultry Cued. ISitllury fed fryers— iiiy (lii'in on fool. l'OUl/1'UY WAN'TOO: 1 hen or tviiek loud. (Jlion til U Sntui'iliiy evL-niiiK, 8 to 10 ji. in. Sundays Plenty of Parking Space LEWIS POULTRY '.'•)'.> 410 Must Muin St. Dr. Jack Webb Physician & Surgeon Announces thc> Opening of His Office Lynch Building Itlytheville, Ark. Kor (lie Cencntt I'ractice of Medicine Office I'hone 211! I Ue.sitlence 2635 STORES BEAT LAT ION! ON ANYTHING YOU BUY AT SOUTHERN AUTO STORES DURING THE ENTIRE MONTH OF MAY. TH!S IS NOT A MARK-DOWN SALE- BUT A REFUND TO OUR CUSTOMERS Listen To SOUTHERN AUTO STORES 'Man on the Street Program' Broadcast Daily Over— Radio Station KDRS—1490kc. Radio Station KBTM—1230kc. Radio Station KLCN— 900 kc. Radio Station KELD—1400kc. Take Advantage of Savings Offered J

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