The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 21, 1950 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

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'* O U U Uncle Sam Seeks to Stave Off Strikes Threatened Halts* Could Cripple Transportation WASHINGTON, April 21. </!>)— 1 The government worked today to ttav« off strikes or nearly a half million workers threatening In the rail, (hipping and telephone Industries. The walkouts, all due in Die next few days, could deal a crippling bloir to transport and communications. 1 A complete tie-up of ocean shipping on the Atlantic and Gulf coasts is threatened for midnight Saturday. Strikes on certain big railroads and on major telephone companies are set for Wednesday morning. Government efforts were being .made to win settlements to' prevent the strikes, but the time left for peace-miking was short. • Squads of specialists were assigned to the ship and phone disputes by the federal mediation and con- ' Settlement Ends Maritime Dispute NEW YORK, April 21. (AP) — Settlement of a dispute threatening a tieup of shipping on the East and Gulf coasts was announced today. '- : The agreement came after 10 hours of almost steady negotiations between representatives of 40 shipping concerns and the APL Masters, Mates and Pilots Association. [ The strike had threatened to ; Idle about 300,000 seagoing and , waterfront workers, including members of maritime unions that ; had pledged support to the deck officers. 'dilation service. Francis A. Neill, Jr., chairman of the National Mediation Board, indicated steps also 'are' being considered in the rail strike threat. Trie shipping strike looms because of a longstanding dispute between east and Gulf coast shipowners with the AFL's Masters, Mates, and , Pilots union over hiring and Job security standards. ; In the telephones Indsutry, the y CIO -Communications Workers ol America said it Is ready to -make more than 200.000 telephone operators, equipment installers and mnn- 'ufacturing workers idle next Wednesday morning at 6 a.m., loca' ' ' Obituaries Itiri.KY EXHIBIT TO BK HERB—A mobile exhibit of Robert Ripley's "Believe It or Not" oddities will be In BIylhcville Monday under .he auspices or the Arkansas Stale Department of the Disabled American Veterans. In the photo above, sports writer and columnist Bob Consldlnc and Li Ling Ai look over a part of the collection. The mobile exhibit unit will be located on Main street between Second and Railroad Streets .fonday from 0 a.m. until 9 p.m. No admission is charged but contributions received will be used by the DAV's Arkansas Department to finance its services to disabled veterans. Services Held In Bassett for Joseph Miller Funeral rites for Joseph Walling Miller, 50, Bassett farmer, were conducted this morning at the First Presbyterian Church at Bnssett by the Rev. L. T. Lawrence, pastor of the osceola Presbyterian Church. Mr. Miller died at his home near Bassett Wednesday night after a heart attack. Born at Miller, Miss., he came to Bassett while a young man and resided there since. He was a member of the Presbyterian Church. Mr. Miller's wife, Mrs. Mary Miller, survives him. Other survivors Include his brothers, William and Jeff Miller or Memphis, Veaslcy Miller of Hernando, Miss., Jessie Miller of Knoxvlile. Tcnn., and Macon Miller of Chicago; two sisters, Mrs. Carl Hartley of Hernando and Mis. Jewell Dye of Chicago; a son, Robert Miller of Bassett, and his father, T.'B, Miller of Hernando. . Pallbearers Included Calvin Williams. Ed Bell and U R. Brownlee of Bassett; Wallace Miller of Her- natido; ",. B. chiles. John B. Wilson, Charles Elklns and Rufus Branch, St., of Joiner. Burial was In Baasett Cemetcrv under the direction of Citizens Funeral Home of West Memphis. Rotarians Hear Talk on Highways E. M, Shaw, Qf the Portland Cement Co., Litfte Rock,- spoke to members of Blytheville^ - Rotary Club yesterday on Arkansas • highways. Mr. Shaw pointed out that the .slate has still to reach a solution lo ll.s highway problems and must construct 85 miles of superior roads every year in order to meet normal depreciation. There has been practically no such construction since 1940 he said. Guests at yesterday's mectlh? Included W. R-. Flippln and Tommy Ross, Memphis; E. S. White, Port Worth, Tex; the Rev. George Phillips, London. Ky.; H. H. Aull, Tu- cumcarl, N. M.; R. E. Mabry, Memphis; Lloyd Godley, Osceola; w. L, Walker, Blytheville, and R. K Johnston, Oklahoma city. R. P. Kirshner Jr., was Junior Rotarian. CENSUS Continued from Page 1 will be slower' from here oil out is -hat much of the job remaining to \is record the farm households In :he more sparsely settled areas'of -he country. The census Invs, since 1890, have said the count "shall be completed" with 30 days from the start, but officials say that Is just a "suggestion" to speed it and npt at all a requirement to stop that quick. The law, they point out, also lets the census director change the census work timing "by reason of climatic or other (unspecified) conditions which would materially interfere with the proper conduct of the work." Missco Teachers To Meet May 6 Dr. C. S. Brown, an Instructor at Memphis State College, Memphis, Tenn., will address the Mississippi County teachers at the spring meeting to be conducted nt the Women's Exhibit Building at Walker Park May 6. . The meeting was originally scheduled for April 29, but was postponed because or a conflict in the speakers schedule. Registration for the meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m., and a business session, when officers for the coun- :y group are to be selected, will precede Dr. Brown's address. Special music is to be provided by the Marked Tree Girls Ensemble, Negro Eastern Star To Hold Services Schoolmasters Hear State Official The Negro Order of the Eastern Star will hold memorial services, Sunday at 3 p.m. at the Carter Temple A. M. E. Church on Ash street. Roberta Knowles is worthy matron, ing, .which will be the final meet Harvey Suell ,» representative of the nuance department of the Arkansas Department 6* Education, discussed school finance and reviewed recent school legislation for members of the Mississippi County Schoolmaster'^ Club at Shawnee School Wednesday night. Mr. Snell represented A. B Weatlierington, director of the department of finance and transportation, who was scheduled to address the superintendent and principals. ' After dinner at the Shawncc cafeteria the remainder of the meeting was conducted at the high school auditorium. R. E. Mabry representative of the National Cotton Council, demonstrated the use. of the cotton fiber, and announced plans for school participation in the Cotton Week activities, May 1-7 High school and Junior high school in the county are to have specin assemblies with speakers to discus the uses of cotton and iis value U Mississippi County. Harold Kreiger also addresse the group. His discussion was base on color dynamics and the place o color In the school room. He wa introduced 'by I. R. Coleman Blytheville. Approximately 50 educators al tended the meeting. The next meet District Meeting Optometrists ; ' Dr. M. I. Broom, a faculty mem her o* the Southern College of Op tometry In Memphis, spoke to mem hers of the Northeast Arkansas Op tometric Society at a meeting at th Hotel Noble in Blytheville ycsterda afternoon. ' : . ; -Dr.. Broom discussed the nioderi classroom lighting and its effect o:.. -•the growth and development of children. He outlined various visual deficiencies, whEch occur frequently as a'result of poor lighting. -Those attending the meeting included the following doctors: Charles M. Bowers of Paragould, o. H. Johnson, E. B. Calamc,'Hoyt Purvis of Jonesboro; Joe Hughes of Osceola; Milton E. Webb, J. C. Guard and J. I,. Guard of Blythe- rille, Robert E. Bresler. D. L. Gner- In and T. W. Hollingswortli of Memphis. WOMEN Livestock Continued from Page 1 Caplinger; a dinner at the Hotel Noble when two University of Arkansas exchange students were to tell how they like Arkansas; address by Miss Willie Lnwson and an address by Mrs. Ahlgren. The Informal reception for the senio group, given by the junior group is to conclude today's program. The convention will reconvene a 9:30 a.m. tomorrow at the First Christian Church for reports, resolutions, and the presentation musical scholarship winner, George John A. Smith, Pioneer Resident, Dies in Memphis Services for John Alexander Smith, former Blytheville resident who died today at the-home of a daughter In Memphis, will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Cobb Funeral Home chapel by the Rev. P. H. Jernignn, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church here . Mr. Smith, who was 91, died at thq home of Mrs. Gertrude Michie a daughter, at 7 o'clock this morning. He had been living in Memphis for the past several years bill had been a resident of Blytheviilc lor most of his life. He also is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Edward Jones of Memphis,. arid a brother. William Smith of Chesterfield. Term. Burial will be In Maple Grove Cemetery here. • . Maragon Trial Continues WASHINGTON, April 21. (/P) — The government tried today for a quick wind-up o( Its perjury case against jaunty John Maragon, who climbed from shocshine boy to friend of MaJ. Gen. Harry Vaughan. Mnragon is on trial on charges he lincl to Senate investigators about his finances and business deals with federal agencies. Are Termites Ruining Your Property? Government statistics say that Termite damage was second only to fire in the United States. We will make an inspection and give you an estimate, if needed, without cost. Our work is licensed by the Arkansas. Stale Plant Board—we have 12 years of experience to guarantee you satisfaction. • FREE INSPECTION • SUPERIOR TERMITE CO. H. C. Blankenship L. J. Zeller ' 309 East Kentucky Phone 2350 or 3579 tig for (he current school term, will be conducted May 19 at Burdette. Dinner was served by the home ecoJwmlcs department of the Shawnee High School at Joiner, under lie supervision lowerton. of Mri. Mildred Toft Supports f ft* Cut WASHINGTON, April U, (^ Senator Tart (R-Ohto) »*v« j^ support today to- a i«00,000,000 vti In Marshall Plan spending. He spoke out In an interview pr,, ceding a Republican senatorial conference on the «dmlnlstrallon'i lor. elgn aid program. Ann Bare or Piggott. Tomorrow afternoon's session will follow the Junior- luncheon nt Rustic Inn, and will begin at 2 p.m. Courtesy resolutions and a final report of tlie credentials committee wiil compose the major part of the final session. . NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III., April 21. (AP)—(USDA) — Hogs 8600; active; weights 180 IDS up 25 to 35 higher than average Thursday; lighter weights 25 to 50 higher; sows 28 higher; good and choice 180-240 Ita 16/75-17.00; lop 17.00: majority 16.00 down; 250-210 Ibs 16.25-76; 270-325 Ibs 15.75-16.50; 140170 Ibs 14.75-16.75; largely 16.50 down; 100-130 Ibs 11.00-14.25; good an choice sows 400 Its down 152575; heavier sows 13.75-15.00- sta»s I 8.50-11.00. ! Cattle 400; calves 500; small supply of cattle generally steady In fairly active cleanup trade; odd lots medium and good sters and heifers 25.00-2650; common and low medium stcrs 23.00-75; good cows 20.00-21.00; common and medium cows 18.00-1B.50: earners and cutters largely 14.00-17.50. You Always Get Tastier Seasonal Foods at the RUSTIC INN • Ball Park Hot Dogs 9 Fried Shrimp in Basket • Barbecue Ribs t Dine Regularly at the Rustic Inn The Corduroy Jacket has been top fashion news for years. Now McGregor brings you the luxurious look and feel of super-fine corduroy in the Four-cord model. It's tailored with 6 important pockets...4 boldly spaced patch pockets—plus inside breast pocket—and a convenient cigarette and change • pocket set in the inside front of the jacket. The line is longer —the shoulders broader. You've never seen fashion magic like this before! H you haven't lasted "Cream" lately, you've miBied a double-rich experience! 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