The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 11, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 11, 1947
Page 8
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FACE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11, 1947 Employment Hike Recorded in May Lost Month's Figures Show 1,500,000 More Working Than in April WASHINGTON. June 11. (UP1 —Th« Census Bureau estimated yesterday that there were 1,960.000 unemployed persons In this conn- try to May, a drop ol 460,000 from th« April figure.. ,li also reported that "1,500,000 more • persons were employed in May than'in April. The difference titwech the.Increase In cnuilovp'prt and the drop In unemployment is accounted-for by'the fact that mmiv persons are not normally included in the regular labor force. These include students and housewives. The Bureau said the total of employed persons rose to about 58,300,000 lii May. The increase was attributed in part to the addition o! a preat many seasonal agricultural workers. However, there also was a gain !n industrial employment, All the decline in unemployment took place aniont; men. About half of it was among veterans, although there were 640,000 unemployed veterans in May. There were 780,000 non-vc(eran men unemployed and 540.000 women, On the employment side, improved weather conditions helped nnkc jobs on farms In May. Agricultural employment Increased from 7,900,000 io April to nearly 9,000.000 in May. Non^agricultural employment increased' about 500,000 to n tola! of 49.400,000 in May. Music in Bed At n music nii'iclinnls' com-cnllon in Chicago, Mary Ann Dims demonstrates a new invention Hint promises Io make confining illness or loin: convalescent more bearable. It's n small, lightweight fibre-glass piano designed for bed-ridden palienls. s Elected First President of Hew Union Group (UP)— Joseph A. lici'imc, A. Blcrnc. former . of the dissolved National Federation of Telephone Worii iiivolvcd recently in the nationwide strike was elected ilrst president today of the new Communication Workers of America al :u annual salary of S13.200., Other ui'.ion officers elected b: delegates at the organization!) meeting, barred ' to CIO and AP agents, included: John L. Crall, Wichita. Kims. vice-president, and Carlton W. Wci 1 - kau. Chicago, secretary-treasurer. The new. labor .group also chos? for : rcg ionaV 1 di reel crs , M r j . Ma ry E. H. Hariscom of Kcuvll, N. J-, 'Eastern division; James E. Siac;- foose, 'OindiVIiatl, Central division; A. T. Jones,.'Allanta, Ga., Southern, pnrt Jnscnh M.vpjar'.lorff, Falls, Idaho, '.Western. State's Editors To Meet Friday In Hot Springs HOT SPRINO3, Ark.. June 11. UP)—The Arkansas Press association wilt hold Its diamond antii- L;eiv,ary meeting here Thursday Jiroush Saturday. •Principal s;:eaker s will he Gr.r- and County Prosecutor Sidney 3. McMntli. Hot Springs Mayor Envl r. Ricks, Chief Justice Griffin Smith of the 'Arkansas Supreme Court. Eai'l Weigand of Little nock, Alox Wftshburn of Hope, Ray Kiin- of Macnolin. Ralph Kite «f iccn. Fred N. MeColhim of Forrest City and State Sen. Tom klleii of Brinklcy. James I.,. Vcrhoeff, Blythcvilla, was scheduled to discus.s observance of National Ncvyspnpcr Week in Arkansas, but yesterday notified E'lis L. Huff.'Newport, association president, lie (Would not be aSlc to attend. Runaway Team Kills Stockman in Tennessee CAMDEN, Tenn., Juno 11. (UPJ- t) Who Was Nearly Lynched Free on Bond RICH SQUAD K. N. C.. June 11 (UP) —Godwin Bush, young Ncsro r who was almost lynched was free today under S1.C03 hall to await his trial on June 2.1 oni arts of attempted attack on a mui wiiite wonnm. V. D. Strickland, Bush's white aLloniey declined to reveal tho ixji'.dsman's name. He said he had no fc.m for the Metro's safety. "Nobodv's iroini; to bother him," Strickland said. •Eush baited from the mol) and escaped with his life after.he had Ijcen seized from jail only four hours after his arrest. Later he ^urrc ercd to the HEX who provided local authorities with Information on whi"h seven whitn men have been ehnri;rtl with kidnaping in the Read Courier News Want Arts. Doninzo U. Wilson, fanner ami stockman, wan killed yesterday when he wa. ; thrown from a wagon by a runaway learn and the vehicle's wheels p asse tl over llis head. REMEMBER— FATHER'S DAY SUNDAY,^ JUNE IE THETRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday and Thursday "Fear in the Night" with Paul Kcllcy and Kay Scoll News and Sliorls New Theater Manila's Finest Bb*W3 EVERT NK1HT Matinee SaUrda; & BnndiT ••x Opeoi Wnk Diji 1: 1 fjn. C*nU Show Wednesday and Thursday "JOHNNY O'CLOCK" Dick Powell and Evelyn Kcycs Also Shorts Olher iizos reduced proporJi'onalcV • No reduction .in IK , quclHy ,..:;•;:• //* — / Top" trade-in . ;^^_ allowance ,^_^ ,._^=^ Terms to suit your Open at 7:M p.m.; Starts 7:3« p.m. Wednesday & Thursday "DO YOU LOVE ME? FOR LOWEST JIRE Murcen OITan, nicK llaymcs and !l»iry James' Fox Movietone News Als* Sl-.cit Subjects T. SEAY MOTOR CO. 121 E. Main If It's for a Man Mead's Will Have U! Here's a layout of items Dacl'll need FOR HIS VACATION AT HOME OR Imported Slctson Panamas §5 up In many styles, colors, and .vcaves. Palm Beach Neckwear $1.00 In various colors ami designs Wool & Summer Slacks $7.50 up Lightweight fabrics for comfort and smartness. Washable Sport Shirts $4.50 up Long & shoi'lslecve styles b^ McGregor. Boxer Swim Trunks $3.95 l?*nkc Dad's gifts'this year a layout, of wearable items from By McGregor. In. quick drying I'opliu or Gabardine. l ' le family . . . wearables lie can take along on bis vacation. Beach Robes $9.50-$15.00 Jiecuusc of our day-Io-day coulacl witb tncn like bim Ii> cool seersucker, Terry Cloth and Twills. »'« '••''oil.' l»s 1'kcs and needs . . . yott huaw that whatever you Beach Sandals $4.25 up select ia barked by cur guarantee of complete satisfaction. [!oiii forlablc, liglilwciRht. Leather uppers, rubber -sole. Basque T-Shirt $1.75 i^inc striped knit collon in many colors. 322 MAIN STRUT 7^^ tff&tt&tyfcet ff &&**&#*

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