The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 16, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 16, 1949
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TUESDAY, AUGUST 16, 1943 Steel Industry's Profits to Drop University Professor Is Witness Before Fact-Finding Board NEW YORK. A u «;. 16_f..pj_A .steel industry expert yesterday told a presidential fact-finding board that recent high profits in the Industry were unusual and would not continue. The statement was made by Dr. Jules Backtnan, an associate professor fn economics at New York University. Bookman continued for a second day his testimony before the three- man board named by President Truman in an effort to avert i nationwide steel strike. He answered Ihe testimony of Robrt R. Nathan, one-time government economist who appeared for the CIO Steelworkers Union when its side of the case wns presented to ihc board -Dining the first quarter of 1948, reported steel profits reached their hhhest level." Backman conceded "It was during th first quarter of 1949 that the rale of operations exceeded 100 ner cenl of ineot c:ip- a"tiy for the three month period-for th first time In (he histor.v of the industry. "This record level was extremely unusual and provides no indication as to what may be expected in the future. "Certainly there is no evidence: in the past which suggests the possibility of probability "of con- tinuin™ operations at or near the level that prevailed early tins "With the disappearance of this unusuallv high rate of operations, the profits reported by tile steel companies also have incited rapidly Thus, in the second quarter of 19-39, reported profits of stee! companies fell about 2.S ner cent below the first quarter total." Nathan had jrgued that c. h e "phenomenal" steel profits of recent months were proof the companies could pay the 30 cents an hour "package" asked by the union without increased prices. BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WOOnux IKON LUNG—Local engineers Robert Wlterell (leftt and Charles Pierson inspect a plywood lung built in Hloomington. III., to meet (lie polio crisis. H uses simplest materials—washing machine motor tiactor innerlube. car jack and alarm clock. "Any small town carpenter can build one," the men said. Extra plans are available in Bloomington. (AP Wirephoto). Missouri Man Named Consultant for FHA WASHINGTON. Alls. 16. I/PI Philip Smith. WilliamsbiMg. Mo. farmer, has been appointed sultant on the staff of. the administrator of the Farmers Home Administration. An official of the Agriculture Department in reporting this yesterday said Smith Is subject to call for special work- on the farm de- vr-Topment program. He will receive S32 a day when actually working for the administrator. It was explained, however, lie will not work more than five days a month. Communist Quits Party to Retain Office With CIO CHICAGO, Al'g. 10. M'<—Maurice Travice, secretiiry-treasurcr of the CIO Mine, Mill and Smeller .Workers Union, hns announced hi.s resignation form the Communist Party "wilh a great sense of indignation." Travis, a .storm center in a stormy union, .-aid that as a result of nis resignation ho has signed a Tat't- Hartley non-Communist affidavit. and that the union is now in full cnmplumce with the law. The resignation from the Com- I orations there, niunist Party membership "was not an easy step for me to lake," Travis said. "I believe under our bill of ECA Okays Purchase Of Cotton by France Retired Manufacturer Has "Bait Jail" Business Trial of Eleven Top Communists Enters 31st Week NEW YORK, Auf. 16. (/R—Federal Judge Harold R. Medina yesterday directed defense counsel to 'jet down to business" «s the conspiracy trial of 11 top communists went Into Its 31st week. Medina's direction came after he ruled out a long series of questions by Defense Attorney George W Crockett, Jr.. Detroit Negro. The Judge also admonished Crockett "there will be no more preliminaries," as he questioned Howard Johns of New York, the 18th defense witness. Johnson had testified he was a member of the national, state and New York County educational committee of the Communist Party from January, 194«, to December. IMS. Medina told Crockett that If the lawyer wanted the witness to testify abont some particular meeting of the committee, he should "get to it." A little later when (he defense lawyer asked Johnson what the committee's activities were. Ihe judge told him: "tnese generalities are out." The denfendants. niembers of Die Communist Party National Guard, are charged with conspiracy to or- pnn'zert tlie Communist Party In 1945 for the purpose of teaching and advocating violent overthrow of the U.S. government. other officers were charged with diverting fund! from the union in an accounting petition filed last July 16 by 85 members of Ihe local. The dismissal came when Circuit Judge John P. Cook sustained a defense motion to dismiss the suit. Indians on the Move NEW DELHI (Al>)—The government of India announced that up U> mid-July K. Indians had been evacualed from the troubled areas of Burma. Eight-thousand of these, PAGE it said, were destitute. The government has appropriated $120,000 for their repatriation. In Burma, before the trouble twgan, there wore about 700,000 Indian* of whom about 200,000 are reported to be in Karen-held art is. WASHINGTON, Aug. 16. lip, — BRADEN'XON. Pin. <AP)—Wil- The Economic Cooperation Ad-[Ham I,. Akhidyc, Sr.. retired Dunn, ministration gave France an okay i N.C.. manufacturer, couldn't stay to buy S20.000.000 worth of cotton , retired ?o he and his son opened H from United States supplies under ', sporting goods store here. One of the Marshall plan. The spending approval was contained in new recovery grants lo eight European countries. Western Germany a«a Korea. The latei 1 transactions bring to- la! Marshall Plan authorizations to S6 :«0.158.000. The additional aid to Korea boosts to $34.021.000 the funds earmarked for recovery op- Suit Against Lawmaker From Missouri Dropped KANSAS CITY. Aug. 16. f/Ti—A suit _ _ _ _. I" equity against Rep. Leonard the reasons was his development of i I'^'mg and two other local officers "f t" e Hod Carriers. Building and Common Labors Union of America was dismissed yesterday In the Jackson County Circuit Court. Irving, representing the Congressional district of President Truman, is president and business agent of Local 264. He »nd two Preserved have been preserved rights, for which our forefathers i treating them with carton dioxide fought, that an American has as : and nitrogen. The treatment, is much right to be a Communist -\sisaid to preserve them for a period he lias to be a Republican or a r of one year. Democrat, a Jew or a Catholic or i an Elk or a Mason. i „ "Membership in the Communist I c/llcns " 1 wo °d capped with a shln- j what he calls a "bait jail", a con! '.aincr for holding bai t while fish- nig and for keeping it alive better. It Is ;i metal rectangle with flexible arms which fit Into slotted -itcel holders. The holders are fas- i'f can >jc clipped ill and out In a jiffy. The arms permit 'he pail to remain half submerged when the boat is jit anchor and a single row ( , of holes on «ll four s'dcs permits the wau-r to flow freely in and out When the craft is in motion, tlic arms permit it to rise higher and volplane behind on the surface. A i scoop in the bottom picks up suf- , ficierd \vnter to keep the bait alive. t o Zellner's Modern New Shoe Store Osceolo, Arkansas OSCEQLA LUMBER CO. "'"•j Party has alwavs meant to "me" as I" 1 * ro °' o! 'acquercd aluminum. ">"-!- .._ ...... i Each coach member and officer ol the inter- nation union that I could be a better trade unionist." Travis' union was ordered by the CIO convention to conform with j national CIO policy. Travis will retain liis post. twelve horses at NO DOWN PAYMENT!! President Truman's personal Mra time. Thtre is room for twelve at- ,,i ane (s Known a s the Indepen- fpnrindf c . c". tendants. I dence. New Malayan Coaches Erected for Racehorses KUALA LUMPER, Malaya (AP>— A new type of horse coach to provide luxury travel for racehorses put into service on Ihe Much From Little One cubic inch of platinum could I has heei be drawn into a fine wire that j Mulavar. Railways would be. almost invisible, andj The ii-tevior of the coach is kept would long enough to wind twice j seven rice reps cooler than previous around the world. , lv| ,e.s of coaches as a result of We Hove a Complete Stock of Gin and • Goodrich Belting • Woods Gin Saw I • Pyrene Extinguishers and Recharges. HUBBARD HARDWARE Co., Inc. Supplies Clipper Belt Hooks Sleam Packing West Main Phone 201S It was once believed that a cure /or consumption was to catch the top of nine waves in a dish and dump the contents on the patient. This odd superstition has been proven pure folly, of course, with the advancement of medical science. . Dry Cleaning, like Medicine, is an art and a science. Be sure your fine clothes are cleaned the scientific way ... by a thoroughly qualified cleaner. HUDSON CLEANER ilvthevilU, Ark. TAILOR CLOTHIER IT'S THE NEW NORGE BIG 8-CUBIC-FOOT REFRIGERATOR *EXCLUSIVE SELF-D-FROSTER SYSTEM PUTS AN END TO MANUAL DEFROSTING | Refrigerator automat» ically turns {(self off— then, after the defrost period, automatica 1 ly turns itself on again! l\ Thin film of frost on ** outside of freezer is dissolved — refrigerator • Iwiiys works ai peak efficiency. 3 Defrost water drains into easy-to-remove, spill proof HamlefroAter —can he emptied ai your convenience! DON'T DELAY. . . 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