The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 8, 1946 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 8, 1946
Page 7
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MONDAY, JULY 8, 1946 BLYTHEVILLB "(ARK.): COURIER NEWS Holiday Deaths Go Above 400 Figure Far Short Of 1,300 Predicted By Safety Council. By Unlltd Tress rnc nalion returned to work to- i clay after ;l i ong holklny weekend i in which more than 400 persons lost ,!hclr lives. Although laic reports showed 411 deaths directly attributable to liie four-tlay Ponrth of July holiday, the toll Wlls lower' than previous years and considerably less than torenist by the National Safety Council. Nearly half Ihe deaths wore caused by traffic accidents, as Rcn- eially fnlr weather during the weekend sent hundreds of thousands of motorists swarming onto the highways. A total of 203 persons died in automobile mishaps, llfi were drowned, eight died in fireworks explosions, and 90 died in miscellaneous accidents. Two Arkansans Drowned At least three persons died violently in Arkansas over tlvj weekend, rounding out the IOIIK July Fourth holiday. Two persons wore drowned. A third committed suicide. Edward L. Tichenor, 29, of Git- ford, was drowned in the Ouachila nivcr two and one-half miles west of Malvcrn yesterday. Fran* Virgil Henry. 56, of Conway, was drowned Saturday in a stock pond on the farm where he was employed. Mrs. Mae Clark Prothro, 54, of Batesville, died in a yes- leiday of arsenic poisoning. Her husband found her in a semi-conscious condition. She told him she had swallowed the contents of two arsenic bottles. The Arkansas state police reported no traffic fatalities in the state Information, according to Mrs. W»lt. who was surprised at the frequent number of violations here, she said. These liiws were made so th»t wciuen and girls would not be mndc unfit for motherhood and duties of the home with the la.* designed us a health measure, * ne pointed out. ' ,• : Inquiries for Information re'«-' live to hours of labor and working (.•auditions of women should be mode to M. E. Goss, commissioner of labor, Llltle Rock, ll was pointed out. In discussing Hie law, it, has been pointed oui. that the "Arkansas Female Labor Law" reads that: "No femcilc shnll be employed In this slate in any manufacturing, mechanical or mercantile establishment, laundry or by an express or transportation compAiiy or by any hotel, restaurant, or eating place, by any bank, bullcUnK and loan nssoclatlon, insurance company, or by uny establishment engaged In finance or credit business, or by any person, ixsrsOns, partnership, Of coriMirattoii whatsoever In any capacity except In those occupations that arc exprcNsty exempted by law, for more Ihnn clBhl hours In any one day or more tluni six consecutive days In any one week, unless such (emiilc employe receives compensation for her employment in excess of the hours above specified at which she Is employed and thai » penult be secured from the Commissioner of Labor for any overtime of a permanent nature In ex- is ol one liour a day. Provided, however, (hat (he provisions of this »ct do not apply to domestic, agricultural or horticultural employes or those female employes exempted by Section 13<a) paragraph (11) of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938. I'rovlded, wither, that the present law governing the employment or children under lli years of age shall not be repealed by this Act." Byron Helton of Golf ante Wins in Columbus COLUMDUS, O.. July B. (UP)— yron Nelson, the 1945 king of the ka, exulted openly today «s ho ickcd tip first money for the 10,500 Columbus Invitational dolf ounmmeiit, and admitted that he «s buck In stride—"playing n Golf Tournament MEMPHIS, Tcuil., July 8. (UP) —A home town'boy mndc good in u way today us Mcmphlana ceh;- Chester Bowles, resigned director of the Olllce of Economic Stabilization, clears out his desk as he prepares to depart from the •capital. He said that he would continue to fight Inflation "as a private citizen and a consumer." this section are violating the labor laws of Arkansas but most of them apparently are doing |so without knowledge of the law, it has been during the noisy holiday week-end, i announced by Mrs. Maude Walt,' 41 Heaths in California I °f "'e women and children's di- Cnlifornia led the states with 41- vision of the Arkansas Department Many Employers of Women Violate State Labor Statute Numerous business operators of with the law when given the proper fatalilies. Michigan was second \vitli 3li, and Ohio had 33. Ne-.v York i 24 holiday deaths. Texas [a, Illinois 21, and Pennsylvania n. small toll of fireworks, formerly one of the greatest causes of accidents, was due to tlio fact that many states have banned their use, Safety Council officials said. The council had predicted that 450 persons would Vje killed in traf- Jlc accidents and 850 would die as a result of fireworks burns, drown- falls, and similar accidents. It predicted that 800 would be killed da J's weekly. of Labor. In a recent check of Blythcville Businesses, she announced finding numerous violations and when proprietors were informed they had no knowledge of laws governing employment of women and children. Employers may work women nine hours daily if paid one and a lialf time lor the overtime work, with more than nine hours a violation of the law, regardless of amount paid. Women may work eight hours at 'he regular wage, for six outright ami another 500 would die later from injuries received during the four day holiday. Little Activity Noted Among The Politicians By United Tress Arkansas politics settled back into routine today following a Fourth of ^July flurry which was climaxed by ' Oov. Ben Lancy's bid lor rc-elec- >tion. Speaking at a banquet in Rogers last night, the governor made no specific mention of the campaign. but reviewed his record of the past two years and outlined, his pfo- grbm^fof the next : twb'.ydiJiS. .;" fxo. child under 14 may be employed unless working for parents during vacation or in such business as delivery of newspapers and the e. which is called "Little Mer- ants" plan and an exemption. No child under 16 shall be em- oyed more than six days weekly, 3ht-hours daily, and none alter p.m., 'either boy or girl, according the law.' Girls under 18 may not work af- :r 9 p.m., and boys not after 10 ,m. In most cases, employers compl> tlay "bVit" will remain in Northwestern Arkansas, returning to the capital city Monday morning. Meanwhile, James ivx. Malono, former Txinoke county judge and I,a- ney's principal opponent, is rounding out his third week of aciiv aimpaigning with speeches todn\ H?y Marked Tree, Harrisbur = ' ant Newport. 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Mii Watermelons Peaches CURH MARKET 130 East Main Street IHE HARSH WAY Vltfc .•...ll.lW iliiJiH , Asi unconiroHed bleach,thlt varies in strength from one bottle to the next, may oierbleatb your cottons and linens. Fabric threads fray out, as shown above. July Clearance Special (Jronp of TABLE LAMPS and Pottery & Glass To Go at 1-3 to 1-2 Off The GIFT SHOP MOSS . BRYAN 103 East Main wonderful Nelson, loser to Moyd Muiiftrum u n playoff for .the 1940 U. 8. Open niKl loser nl-so In muny other touinniDMUs. shot innBiiHiceiH yolt yestt'itlny for u thicc-under-i)»r <1D 11 the morning; ruiuul and u live- niulur-piir 61 In llio udcrnoon tor IV T2-holc totftl of 276 ,12 stvokiK er P^r. Ho WHK Iwo strokes bet- icr thun Ed Oliver ol Wilmington, Del. » brnlod the victory of thdr, pwnv CJmcy MWttlccoff lu this city's first Colonial Invltalleiial Golf Uiurna- iiicnt. Mltldlocoff won tho tlllo In R niiiteh with tho vulcrim Chick vuns of Chlcngo ycelcrdny 3 and MltUllecoff Imtl cnlcreU l,he"fl- "1s with n a mul 'i victory over on Sclniiniiclicr of D:il|u.i, 3 nntl while EVUIIIJ defeated WllfrfJ Vetule, nnothci- Chlcngoat), ono Ul>, ' holes. SKIN SUCCESS SOAP -ind OINTMENT MR. LEO P. STEPHENS and MR. BEN. D. HAMNER Art Now Associated with RUSSELL E. MALES and will Specialize in (he Sulu of City Property and Businesses Both of these men have been engaged In Satel Activities In this section for a number of years und need no further introduction to Hie itcoplc of Blythevllle and Mississippi County. '1'hry are wall- Ing to Serve VOU. If You Want a Hotter Weal List Your .Property or Business wilh THE RIALES LAND CO. Phone 3322 HALE KLDG. Om>. City Hall Read Courier Newa Want Ada. .. . „ . . ItTCWS..! ol 60-mllt-jong spring River. , When Your Flowers Are—You Are!' 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