The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 27, 1946 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 27, 1946
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BLYTKEVILLE (A'KK;\ C0URTEK NEWS Wage Controls Related to OPA Passage of Extension Bill May Mean End of Indirect Regulation. WASHINGTON. June 27. (UP) — The OPA bill ncai:ng a final vote in Congress would force on immediate revision—if not a complete scrapping — of government wago controls, administration officials said today. The present wage stnblllmlin:i program calls only for Indirect controls. A manufacturer, for instance, may grant all the wage In creases he wants to. But lie can not use them to justify higher OPA prices on his product unless the pay .boosts are approved by stabilization officials. This has fortified management's resistance to wnge increases. The new OPA bill, however, carries an amendment to require OPA to allow manufacturers their 1941 prices, plus increased- production costs since then. These production costs would include all pay raises, regardless of whether they h«d au- provnl, from stabilization officials. Federal officials say this would put indirect wage control out cf business. The present policy was adopted in mid-February, and was used to settle the steel strike then and set a pattern for settlement of later labor disputes. May Mean Direct Controls Under the pending OPA bill. wages could be controlled only through .direct restrictions, officials say. Direct controls were In effect during the war when no wage increases could be granted without, government approval. Since the stabilization law was enacted ;in October, 1042, wage policy has .been left In the linucli ot the President. The question of reviving direct controls would be one for President Truman to deride. A proposal to adopt such controls probably would meet heavy opposition from organized labor and per- liaps some government officials. When the present policy was Iwlng formulated, the Labor Department and the Wage Stabilization Board successfully resisted proposals for! reviving direct controls. One government official said Mr. Truninn could not tighten wage controls while price controls WRrc being relaxed. Some officials believed 1:10 oio nnd AFL might withdraw their WSB members if wnge controls were continued. Such action would destroy the board unless Mr. Truman wanted to reconstitute it with only public members. Trolley Buses To Replace Street Cars LITTLE ROCK, June 27. (UP) —The c'apital city :dclay seemed to be destined. for an altogether revised 'transportation system before lhe"year Is over. The Public,. Service Com'mlssloii here yesterday announced its approval ot a joint 'application filed Seven Killed In Bus Crash Lear Praises Discipline of U. S. Soldiers WKMI'IIIS, Tenn., June 27. 'UP) i-'lhe American soldier of World War II was better disciplined than I)!. 1 ; father In 1918, nccordini; t<) I.I. On. Den I.ear. retired, although neither liked regimentation. Ic-ar. former deputy commander !n tlic Theater. s a«i m ost k'Sianccs of bad discipline could mi attributed to failure ol officers ';> nctcpt the rcsnoiislbllilv of leadership. "I think 93 to 95 ))e r cent of eur fillers were good soldiers." I.ear Kid a club luncheon. "The closer yen <;ot to th (! front lines, the more you could appreciate their lioiMl qualities. "Diirt get the id™, Uiougli, Dint the American soldier is :< weli- dlt-clplliu'd Individual. He" won't r 'it n obey truffle laws." l-tvcr's belief in stern discipline invr:lvril him 111 the famous "you liuo" incident here live years ;,KG. S'ulrliers of his .srcond arjnv yoo- Imonil ut uiils and the general while pusshm thvough Memphis. I.ear promptly ordered them returnee; THURSDAY, -JUNE 27, 1946 the team. The Slipping and ^-.-ambling gve, dripping rocks in a muring ruin, .slate highway patrolmen nnd sheriffs deputies haul an unltlentilled victim of a charter bus crash up the sde of „ 500-foot embankment usiim a cable to k.-c,, I he body off the rocns. The bus was coming throuch Snoqualmle Pass nea,- Seattle Wash whim it left tin.' lilshwfiy, ,,lim s: «l to (he botlon ot the cliff rmd burned. The lower photo shows charred, crumptai wv.ckruu: of '-he c..ach which was ci»rryln B the Spoknne \vasii. baseball ci-nsli Wiled soven or iho Hi people aboard. iNRA Telephoto.) by (he Capital Transportation' ~ Company nnd the Arkansas Poivi-i-' and Light Company. Thp iwo /Inns would spend $1.3K(;.fl-I7 thi;i year to lm]>:uve znihsport fnc'll- lles in Little Hock and in North Little Hock. The plan outlined would Involve a complete conversion from street cars to trolley buses. The move would entail hiking 49 street cars off the tracks, buying ail new trolley buses, 36 motor .buses and salvaging 32 other buses. Also Included In Hid llncd transport system would be ii new garage nnd shop, at $101,000 booster station and ;\ two-way -adio .system. - . . Open 7; Starts 7:30 p.m. are CONDITIONED Last Time Today 'Roughly Speaking' Rosalind Russell, . - Jack Carson News of the Day; Also Shorts Friday and Saturday 'Six Gun Man' Bob Sleele, Syd Savior Serial: I'Jungle Raiders" — Also Shorts CHICK THEATRE "Wfcm Hopptiten Cotfa ••So Utth" Disgusted Farmer Gives Away His Truck Load Oi Fine Watermelons BIRMINGHAM, Ala., June 27. (UP)—A farmer Identified today :>s .1. M. White-.of Hnrlford. Aln.. was the good Samaritan who distributed free a truck-load of watermelons because he wns "thoroughly disyirstecl" \vlth low prices offcretl hy wholesale markets in this city. White returned to his home last nl!$ht after a lounol-trip junket which .stalled near Ihc I'lciritln l.Di-ricr. minus his melons and ren- tal for the truck to cart the fnut north. The fanner's ciCl lo and some 50 youngsters :u n niiu.- Iclpal swimming pool was rop < ' :d uy Mrs. c. L. Dcrnmus, who ,'iiaiif nBEs^thc city t»ol. She said ma; White backed his tnick close 10 the pool and told the kids ID "come nnri gf* U." Related Act The LAcioy Act. passed in 1900. I injide It. illegal to bring Englisn [ 'spnrrowji Into the United States.' , Just n halt-century after the d'lm- HKC had ueen done. : SUrts Bast Time Today GOVERNMENT GIRL wKh SMHiy T»ft!i and Anne Shirte? "GHOST CATCHERS" *Hh Ohen and Jnhnsnn Ako Shorts Friday and Saturday IXMJBLE FEATURE "Wyoming Hurricane" •ritk Rwwit Hayden SttiaJ: Bucfcanaa *mi Keyes . *f Gfc«t City It; ate* Cartoon Breakfast Room Choose from Our Big Collection of Modem 5-Piece Breakfast Suites! Wo have just received ;i shipment of .sturdy, well made, nnd smartly designed Hreiikfast Suites. CiwU-e of several popular finishes. The suites include a table and 1 comfort able cbairs . . . K ome of the chairs arc plain . . . some have neatly leatherette upholstered seats. Kxlension style tables. See ihese new suites tomorrow at WA1)K\S Priced from Use Our Friendly Terms for Your Purchase WADE FURNITURE CO. Where Better Furniture Costs No More Phone 3122 .... 112 West Main Street Special Sale! 5000 Gals. Army Paint O. D. Cofor Per $4.00 Gallon $ I f We «'i!l deliver.anything mei 10() Gallon Order Small Orders can l>r sliippi-il Aubrey Earls Pnrlajjeville, Mo. to Memphis from Little Rock, pass through the city in an "orderly mwiner" and then made them walk 15 miles of the return trip to Little Rock. Officers Question Suspected Slayer Of Chicago Child PHCNENX, Ariz.. June 27. (UP) i — Chicago Invesllgeton; arrived f<>- tlay'to question Hichnrd R. Thorn. :\s, who claims he kidnapc-r and butchered slx-yc-ar-ofd Sui'anne Tlegunn. Police Lieut. Phil Olsen and Assistant State's Attorney Eu want Hcaly came hy Jilnnc from Clii- ttgo. They will queiition Tlioirws in an attempt to determine whether li e ncutally l.s the slayer. Euxannc Degnan 'was abducted from her Chicago liome last jat> 0. Her Iwdy was dissi'dcd aatl tlunnied Into sowers in Hi,, , lf |,.|i- borhtxjd of her home. Authorities here, doubtful ot Thomas' story at first because ol dlucreuani-ln. 1 : and inconslstencle:>, ;;id tlicy were begliining to Ue- lleve he was telling the truth. MCE INSECTICIDE . --»r5.~,- ..TS, Apply to sevens, walls anil f~^'' >K. liistcli th-jl touch 1, Kl " 1 10 3 hours. " ' •*• residue die oDDT aaaEHE A LOCAL LADY SPIT UP ACID LIQUIDS FOR HOURS AFTER EATING u For hours after every meal, Ix>cal lady used to spit up a strong, acidulous liquid mixed wllh Pieces of half-digested food. She says it was awful. At times she would nearly strangle. She had .stomach bloat, daily headaches nnd constant Irregular bowel action. To-' day. this lucly cats liar meals and enjoys them. And she says the change Is due to taking INNER- AIL). Her food agrees with her. No gas. bloat or spitting up after eating, she is also free of headaches now, and bowels are regular, thanks to this Remarkable Mew Compound. INKER-AID contains 13 Herbs; they cleanse bowels, clear gas from stomach, act on sluggish Hvcr and kidneys. Miserable people soon feel different all over. So don't go on suffering! Get INNEIl AID. Sold by all drug stores hen; in Blythevi le. Essentials Offer: ergency Service! nesf in manship! When we give you 8-Hour Cleaning Service it costs you no more . . . end the workmanship is the same as if your clothes were in here one week. Our 8-Hour Cleaning Service Is Geared to Meet Your Emergency HUDSON CLEANER CLOTHIER TAILOR 320 West Main St. Bfytheville, Ark. Phone 2612 *

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