The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 18, 1951 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 18, 1951
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PAGE SIX Arkansas News Briefs — Hospital Work Stops As Workers Walk Off Bj THE ASS(H'IATF.I) PKKS8 TORT ^MITH—Coiutructlnn work on the »a mtllion Sparks Ho^piUI here has b*en stopped. Walter Randolph, tuperlntciident lor Fraser Conslruclicm Co., the general contractor, said 20 workers did not return from lunch yesterday and that 15 others left their Jobs about two hours later. He said all 35 were members of AFL sheet metal workers, pipe wrappeis, eleclrlclaiii «nd steaniruiera and plumbers unions. Randolph said departing employes declared they were protesting the hiring of three non-union workers. State Music Society Begins Meeting Today HOT SPRINGS—The Arkan-sas Slate Music Convention opens it* 39th annual meeting here Saturday. J. E Raaue ol Uivaca, state president, will preside. Hardiing's Freedom Forum to Hear Budenx SEARCY— C. Hamilton Moses, president of the Arkansas power and Light Co., and Dr. Walter E. Sjlahr ol New York University head the list o! speakers' todaj at Harding College's Freedom forum. 'Hie loth Biinual forum ends tomorrow with an address by Louis Budenz. former editor of The Dally Worker, official Communist parly newspaper In the U. 8. Man Battles Buck in Cotton Field and Wins MARIANNA— A malt van out in close combat wltli a seven- point buck near here the other day. Taylor Brown, a Lee County farmer, cult! he was picking cotton when he saw the buck and Just had time to get rid of Die cotton sack before the deer charged him. "I did the only thing I knn . lo do _, p(1 , |ed ou[ my ^^ fcmfe and slashed the deer's throat," Brown said. TKTJIWDAY, OCTOBER 18, Wynne Heads State City League LITTLE ROCK. Oct. 18. (API ,Mayor Harold Falls of Wynne was elected president of tne Arkansas Municipal Ijeague at the organization's nth annual convention here yesterday. He succeeds Mayor Harncy Cha- WINDY CITY'S "DIS-CUSTEO" PEDESTRIAN-The big wind l n Chicago blew this man'j slincs away. It happened he wasn't wearing them, but carrying them in a box which was torn from Ins Ei-asp. Passcisb.v battened down their own hatches ami tried to help as the shoe-owner grabbed for Ins hot. which he was abnul lo lose. too. A wind-blown photosrapher managed to keen things together Ion? enough lo snao this airy action photo. Depression Bandit Returned To Serve 20-Year Old Term Check of Jonesboro Labor Company 'Routine' ' MEMPHIS, Oct. 18. (AP)-The Mextean Consul here reported today that hu Investigation Ol the Crosstown Growers Association in Jonesboro, Ark., was "purely routine." Angel Cano Del Cwllllo declined to reveal the content* ol his formal report 0,1 the InVMtlg.lion, but ,ald he found nothing to back up complaints .gainst the living ,nd working condition., the' Avso- ci.tton provides for the hundreds of Me ? Ican fnrrn workcra , t Cnlploy5 Planes, Hangar Burn at- Conway •CONWAY, Ark., Oct. 18. IP}—Fire destroyed 18 small alrplsnei and b«dly damaged > sheet metal hangar at the Conway municipal airport yesterday. All but four of tht pla'nej were In flying condition. Damage was estimated »t WO.OCO. Seven ol the planM were owned by Dennli Cantrell. operator of a flying service here. Insurance w a s carried o n the hangar, owned by the city. Origin of the fire waj not determined. A thunder cloud li electrically charged, both negatively and positively, with the negative pole nearer the ground. Mlgnqnetla waj Introduced Into Europe from Egypt In the Uth century. TUCKER PRISON FARM..Ark., Oct. 18, wj—Charles O'Kelth. convicted brink robber, was returned to the Arkansas penitentiary yesterday lo finish a sen- Ie;ice imposed in the early IMd's. O'Kelth. a one lime as.wci.ite of Arkansas' notorious depression bandit Charley Chapman, »MJ convicted ol the robbery o[ the Citizens Bank nnd Trust Company at Camnen In 1033. .More than $30.000 was tnken. O'Kelth received a 15-ycnr sentence, but was granted a [ur- India't Urban Population Rises NEW DELHI Wi—India's IS cities have recorded a 43.8 per cent population increase In the 1941-51 decade In the latest government census. Urban population Jumped from 16.749.552 in 1341 to 24.748.552 In the new count. The total population of India Is 35«.991.624. not including the disputed state of Jammu and Kashmir. Census figures Indicate that male* outnumber lemales In cities by 2.891,301. lough In 1936. He was picked up in Denver as a furlough violator, but was not returned to Arkansas. Instead he was sentenced to the Fort Leav- enworlh, Kas.. federal penitentiary on several u. S. charges. O'Kelth completed the 15 year federal sentence, and was" returned to Arkansas to finish the state term. Horse Damages Cab SAULT STB. MARIE. Out. MV- When a taxicab struck a horse loose on the highway near here, the horse apparently was not Injured Provincial constable Bill Cook re- Ported the horse may have had a few minor bruises. But the taxi was damaged to the extent of $30. the Cotnmojnscalth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization for testing'. atjat Bttwvtito. Vl:» Presidents, elecUd by dl«- trlcti. ar«: Mayor Ike Wilcockson ol Paragould, Mayor 0. J. Thomas of Clarendon, city Attorney Henry Whitley of Magnolia, City Attorney U. A. Lovell of Sprlngdale and City Clerk H. C. Graham of Little Rock. City Commissioner R. w. Ferguson of Fort Smith was elected secretary. Skeletons of sea creatures are found In the Himalaya mountains. 17,000 feet above sea level. Polio Roto Jump* In Arkantat Latt .After Stowing Down UTTIJS ROCK, Oct It. ( AP>— The polio rate took another Jump In Arkansas last week. 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