The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 11, 1951 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 11, 1951
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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 11, 1951 Arkansas Push for Bigger Aluminum Industry Taken To Truman, Washington WASHINGTON, Oct. 11. (AP) — Arkansns' official drive for a bigger aluminum industry has been taken to President Truman, the Interior Department and industry officials. Yesterday, Governor MeMath outlined the state's case to the President and Arkansas' senators went to government and industry officials. BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Senators Mcclellan and Fulbright met in McCIellan's office with j. Louis Reynolds, vice president, and Marlon Caskie, executive vice president of the Reynolds Metals Co.; There'll Be Fewer Kew Cars in '52 Uncle Sam Reported Planning 13 Per Cent Curtailment in Industry WASHINGTON, Oct. it. w,—The government is reported fo have decided to curtail automobile production by about 13 per cent under present output and allow 950,000 cars to be produced in the first three months of 1952. Informed officials said yesterday that decision has been made by th« Defense Production Administration. An announcement is due tomorrow. Earlier plans had been to cut production of passenger cars to about 800,000 in the first quarter. Auto industry sources had said they expected stocks of alloy steel to be larger than officials had anticipated. Auto production in this quarter is limited to about 1.100,000 through curtailments in the supply of steel, copper and aluminum. At the same time, officials of the ateel industry urged Mobilization Director Charles E. Wilson to support their pleas for higher steel prices. That was their principal reply to Wilson's demand that they submit to him suggestions for boost- Ing steel output. The Industry leaders contended a price hike is needed to compensate for higher production costs. Richard Scares, undersecretary of ; the interior: c. Hamilton Moses.! president of the Arkansas Power &! Light Co., and representatives of the federal Southwestern Power Administration. Announcement Hoped For Senator McCleilan said following the conference that he hopes that a "firm announcement" in the matter will be made in a few days. Both of the conferences center around an application of the Spartan Aircraft Co., Tulsa, Okla., for 64,000-ton aluminum production! allocation for a proposed plant npar> Little Rock. The facility would con-' vert bauxite to alumina to aluminum in a continuous operation. Jess Larson, head of the defense materials procurement agency, is said to favor allocating the 61,000 tons — the remaining unallocated portion of an aluminum expansion program- to Reynolds. Mc.Math Asks Present McMath said he asked the President to consider the Question granting the allocation to independent I companies as well ns to the three | big aluminum producers Alcoa, Reynolds, and Kaiser. He said Arkansas prefers an interpreted operation such as Spurtan proposes, but added that if Spartan's application is not approved that he would like to see Reynolds open additional pot 1 lines in Arkansas. The governor said the President was "very interested in the prob- 'em. Little Rock Man Freed By Judge: 'Drunk Driving Charge Would Ruin Me' LITTLE ROCK. Oct. 11. f.3>)— Th« defedant in a drunken driving case yesterday pleaded: "Judge, if you fine me. I'll lose, iny job and lose my standing in the church." Municipal Judge J. Fred Jones dismissed the charge . St. Louis Brewery Stalled by Strike One of World's Largest Paralyzed 'By Trivial Matter' ST. LOUTS. Oct. 11. M>j_A dispute over what both company and labcr officials term a trivial matter has paralyzed one of the world's largest breweries. Approximately 2.300 employes of the Anheuser-Busch. Inc.. plant are ' out of work today while 3.700 more- face a possible lay-off all because j of a dispute over whether a hand-] ful of men should work in the basement or on the fourth floor. For ten days now company officials, union representatives and federal conciliators have tried to reach a proposal acceptable to both sides j but without success. August A. Busch, Jr.. president I of the brewery, says the situation doesn't look encouraging. "There's no question in the whole world." he said, "but that it's a trivial thing that is paralyzing a huge industry." Arkansas News Briefs— Record Soybean Harvest Seen For Arkansas in 1951 Crop LITTLE ROCK-necord harvests o /soybeans and rice have been predicted for Arkansas by the Department of Agriculture. The Department yesterday predicted that the soybean crop would total 12,160.000 bushels this year, and that the rice harvest would amount to 10.258.000 hundred-pound bass. If the predictions are realized, the soybean crop will top the record production of 11.676.000 bushels harvested in 1050 and will more than double the 1949 crop or 5.820,000 bushels. Permanent Anti-PickeJing Injunction Slapped on Arkansas Metal Workers Newport Man on Trial for Murder NEWPORT-Naihan Howell, charged with the fatal shooting of a sawmill owner near here June 25, has gone on trial on charges of first degree murder. The jury was selected, a statements yesterday. LITTLE ROCK. Oct. 11. (AP) _ A permanent antt-picketing injunction against a striking local of the AFL Sheet Metal Workers Union has been Issued by Pulaski Chancellor Frank Dodge. The Injunction, grew out of a 24- day "fishing trip" stiike of Local 240 against two projects here and three Pine Bluff. In ruling yesterday on a suit filed Dy three contractors to stop the j picketing, Judne D''rt?(? held that the strike was illc-Ral in that it was not authorized hy the union's international: thr-re was no strike vote I taken by the local, and no stiike notice was Riven to employers. The picketing thus constituted "trespassing on the project and in- terferring with iirr^'rrss of construction" sincr other union members would not crnss the linos, ruled PAGE SEVEN Judge Dod?e. Judge Dodse has Issued a temporary Injunction Oct. 3. and the pickets were withdrawn by the union on lhat day. In Own Backyard HUDDEHSFIELD. En?. W) _ A >o\inj reporter making a routine check at, the [ire station was allowed to co a'.oni; with the firemen when they answered a call, it turned out to be 'he reporter's house that was on fire. i opposing attorneys made their opening Jonesboro Firm Is Incorporated Y/ow! Cops Also Siare At Slim Blonde, Free Man Arrested for Same LONG BEACH. Calif.. Oct. 11. Wi — When police found themselves doing the same thing that put Robert L. Browning in jail, they turned him loose. Browning was accused of staring at Mrs. Jacquetta Sather. 24. a liquor store clerk, too long and too often. "I just couldn't help it." he told officers, "she fascinated me." The officers, tearing their gaze away from Mrs. Bather's slim figure, green eyes and honey hair. released Browning with a warning not to embarrass the lady any further. Press Limits Are'Alarming' Western Restrictions Are Denounced MONTEVIDEO. Uruguay. Oct. 11. lift—An Inter-American press association report yesterday expressed "alarm over the increasing tendency" among certain western hemisphere governments to restrict or destroy press freedom. The report, presented to the association's Conference here by its committee on freedom of the press, noted "severe and tragic reverses" in the past year particularly in Argentina. It also said that in the United States there is "an increasing practice on the part of national, state and local officials to conduct the business of their offices in secret." and extend military security "into areas of news which have no be'ar- ing on the nation's security." It mentioned, in this respect, President Truman's Sept. 24 executive order instructing department heads to use their own discretion in withholding information on security grounds. Read Courier News Classified Ads. U.S. Seeks Emergency Airstrips in Cold Yukon WASHINGTON, Oct. 33. (,P>— A small group of U. S. and Canadian Army engineers will try to build emergency airstrips on the frozen lakes and shifting bogs of the Yukon territory this winter. The Army, In announcing today the exercise which it has dubbed "Eager Beaver," said about 300 American and 135 Canadian engineers will take part. On o Standard 9x15 Room Size Rug f... WILTONS.... 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Jonesboro has Wed articles of incorporation with its secretary of state listing authorized capital of $25,000. inoorporators are Thomas H. Choate and James Y. Davidson o; Ttickerman anri Fred M. Pickens Jr. and Andrew O. Poner of Newport. Maria Bertha Hertogh which might cause "a breach of the peace." ° Moslems In Singapore rioted la-st Dec. 11 after a British court awarded custody of the Moslem-reared girl to her Roman Catholic Dutch mother. The rioters killed 19 persons and injured 200. From where I sit ...Ay Joe Marsh Might Call It "A Tidy Dividend' They call Spec Richards "Spotless Sj>cc." He seems lo spem! more lime tidying up than working on things that pay ofT in hard money. T*ke now last summer Spec took Uie time to clean up the picnic grove across the highway from his farm. Spec raked and tidied that ground once a week—to save the Highway Department the trouble of rominfj out. And that did pay off for him— in something just about as good as money. How? 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