The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 19, 1947 · Page 1
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 1

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Thursday, June 19, 1947
Page 1
Start Free Trial

VOL. XLIV—NO. 7-1 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS TH» DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NOBTHKA8T ARKANSAS AND SOUTHKAflT MISSOURI BlythevlU* Dallj N«w* Blythertll* Courtor Blythevllle Herald MU»l*»lppl V alley liLYTllKVII.1,10, ARKANSAS, THURSDAY, JUNK I!), UM7 SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Unions Exeriing Pressure to Get Tftor Bill Vetoed President's Decision Expected to Reach Congress Tomorrow IIY FRANK EI.KA7.KR United I'rcss Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, June 13. (UP) — President, Truman today abrnpt'y shut off a Broii)> of Southern Democratic Parly leaders who attempted to urge him to sign the Tnft- •llarlley labor control bill, The President will send a. message to Congress tomorrow either approving the bill or vetoing it. 'A veto is generally expected. Mr. Tiumun tohl Ihe llelcgatlon he was not hearing arguments from cither s lilc and woulrl make his own decision according t« what he (liuiight was best for the country. Organized labor meanwhile was tm'ning on the heat for a veto with petitions, form letters and tel- e&rams. The Democratic party Ic. were from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, 'Mississippi, North Carolina alu South Carolina. Earlier today, the course of their meeting witl national party leaders, they had exrpesscd themselves generally f^J|")ring presidential approval o lW Tail-Hartley measure. Wiicn when tllcy went ^o tlv WTgHc House, Marion Hiishton, na tional committceman from Ala bnma, opened the discussion wit! Mr. Truman by saying that h hoped the President would sign th bill. 'He was shut off quickly. According to those present, Mr Truman said lie had not bcei hearing labor people or others 01 the other side. And he said h didn't waul to hear from the Democrats. I He said he was analyzing the bill . himself and would make his °*' n decision. William S. Morris, publisher of the Augusta, Ga., Chronicle and Georgia Democratic chairman, gave this version of Mr. Truman's remarks to Hie party leaders: "He sald> £e. had not talked with any lalx>r loaders or any economic loyalists and ' he didn't want to hear from any Democrats. He said lie was going over 'he bill sentence by sentence and paragraph by paragraph and would make his 4^^ cision on the basis of^what. he "thought \vhs"bcsl for this: cbumtry n.s a whole." The Democrats said : afterward that itev got no clue from the 'Presio\T? s remarks as to what he intended to do. Sen. Olin O. Johnston, D.. S. C., and a national committceman from his state, disagreed with most of his fellow party members. Ho brought up the subject ot the labor bill again during the conference, telling Mr. Truman lie would count on his vole to sustain a veto. Meanwhile, House leaders made plans for an immediate vote on over-riding tomorrow if Mr. Truman vetoes the measure. House members of both parties have been notified to lie on hand, and present plans Eire for no debate before the vote is taken. If, as expected, the necessary two-thirds of the Hotise votes to override. Senate Republican lenders will attempt to get a- vote tlierc too before nightfall. If the House sustains a veto, no Senate vote would be necessary. College Post Is Offered to Eisenhower WASHINGTON, JU.V3 19, (U.P.) Gen. Dwight D. Elsenhower. Army Jhlef of Staff, said roilay he lias offered the prrsiiYncy nf Columbia University In New York. Eisenhower said, however. he ws no intention of leaving Ills Hesent assignment "during iho current year.' Maj. Gen. p TJ. Parks, War Department information chief, issued i statement \vliich said: "In answer !•> many iiitiuiiics rom tiie press, Cici-.. Hisenhowei IRS directed uie '.o say that ho has no intention of le.iviiiK his uesent af>^;im>>n'. as chief of taff during tile ctlin'nl year, nnd lever without Die fmi approval of Ihe Secretary of War nnd Ihe resident." A published r-.-povt Lint Eisen- lower had offii:'«j tu.i rcsiKii:itlon to President Truina.i sent lh« mnn who led the Western Allies to vic- lia^ly con- ihnn Hie President Receives Degree ory in fiurojX! into 'crcncc wilh Parks. They conferred for more 90 minutes before issuing statement. I It has been reported for some' time lhat Eisenhower or "Ike" as Is known familiarly lo officeis and enlisted men alike -has been desirous of leaving his position. His brother. Milton S. Eisen- liower, is president of Kansas State College. Among those considered as likely successors to Eisenhower should he give up his post ar? Gen. omnr N. Bradley, chief of th-; Vclerars Administration, and Lt. Gen. Lawton J. Collins. War Department information chief. Columbia University has had an acting president since the retirement of famed educntor Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler. The present acting president is Pr.iiDc D. Fack- cnthal. President Trumim receives honorary degree ficm Princeton University at Trenton. N. J. (I, to in Cluiun- ccy Bclkunn, bicentennial marshal, President Truman, Oov. Drlscoll anil Harold W. Dodds, president ol the University. (NEA Telcphoi.o.1 Envoy to Turkey Gets Extra Task Truman Names Wilson To Head American Mission Aiding Turks WASHINGTON, June 19. (UP) — "~"—' v '' Testimony is Presented n Suit Involving Crash Testimony' in a dJirna?e suit brought by J. W. Lawler and others against Henry McC.iln and otncrs wns heard today in a civil division of the Chickasrw'bi Disinci of the Missis.'jknl County Circiiil Curl. The^-.-iUit was brcu^lit by Mr- Lawler individuallv and as nriniin- istrnlor for the estate of James Lawler, his 1-1-ycar-old son. who was killed when struck May 2 by a Mississippi County Lumber Co. truck driven by Henry McCain, an employee. Damages of $'21,000 ave sought. A suit for approximately $25.000 brought by T. L. and Ada Lewis against Raymond Wright wns revived against the administrator for Ihe Wrighi estate and continued for the term. This suit arose from an auto accident December. A verdict awarding H. S. Wrighi ns administrator. $500 compensatory dninascs in an assault suit against Ben Lamb was returned by a jury yesterday afternoon. The suit brought by Mr. Wright administrator for' the estate of Raymond Wrighi, sought $20.000 for an alleged attack by the dcfendcnt en the deceased before his denlh in an nulo wreck in March. Truman Wilson, kejr, to w chief of the American mission for Aid to Turkey. Mr. Tnimin also nominated Charles H. Saltzinan. vice president of the New York Stock Exchange, lo be assistant secretary of state. Wilson i s n career diplomat. He i s a native of Palalka. Pin., and a graduate of the University ol Michigan nnd of Harvard. <Hc entered the U. 8. diplomatic service in 1920 and has served in a variety of major assignments since then. Wilson's relief assignment parallels that of former Nebraska Gov. Dwight Griswold in Greece. Wilson will continue in his post as ambassador to Turkey. Saltzman was nominated to fill the post now held by Assistant Secretary of Stale John H. Kill- dring, \vlio is in charge of occupied areas Secretary of slate George C. Marshall lold a congressional cominil- tce Inst week Hint lie wns losin one of his assistant secretaries bj- caiu.c it was necessary for him to sjiend so much of his own money on obligations in connection with his job. Marshall later revealed that Ihe man was Hilldring. At Hint time. Stale Department officials said that although Hilldring was planning to leave eventually, il would not bf? immediate! They said today. Hilklring plans to leave Sept. Snit'/.man. a graduate of the U S. Military Academy, was a brigadier general in World War I nnd won the distinguished service, medal. He is a former Rhode; Scholar. On leaving the army, lie cnleret the banking business in New Yor!< nnd became vice president of tin stock exchange early in 1946. Blytheville Bar Elects Officers Ed B. Cook Succeeds G. E. Keck as Head Of Lawyers' Group Ed B. Cook, was elected president of the Dlytlieville Bar Association at the group's annual niecling night at the Hotel Nble. He succeeds former Circuit Judyj G. E. Keck. Oscar ycndlcr was elected vice president and Todd Harrison, secretary-treasurer. Mr. Cook served as vice president of the association during the past year, other reliving officer is Percy Wrighi, who has served as secretary-treasurer since Howard Moore, elected to that office last year, re-entered the Navy- A round-table discussion on "Proposed Judicial Reforms in Arkansas, was held and ea':h pltornej advanced an opinion on the gram. -. Milligon Ridge Gin Chartered As Co-Operative UTTljE HOCK, Ark., June in. (UP)—Three Arkansas films tiled irticles of incorpoi.uioii with the Secretary of Stale lierj yesterday. The Mtlliyan Ridue cooperative, Binning firm in Mississippi 'onnly listed cnpii'il stuck nf $2CO,- ig and named us incoi povntor^ S. L. Gliidish, A. M. Holt. J. W. Caudill. H P. Dunavjint nnd G. G. Cnndill, Jr. Holt wn.5 niwied incsi- dcnt. The Mutual Insurance Agency of Little Rock named J. M:\rvl Wade of Lilllc Ilo.;k as president and listed inilhorinc:! ciipilnl stock of $20,COO. Other 'ncprponr.ors were L. A. Hardln nnd E.'-:'O. Lewis, nlso of Little P/-»t: Tlie Windsor Arms' Apai i linenl. n > of Fort Smith named n. fik-c resident a^enl And listed authrr- l'«:d capital slock of JaO.OOO. com T.yior and Claude J 1 . ; iOobi»r. Circuit Judge Zal B. Harrison, former mem- cr of the commission on court Reorganization, said that no definite ilan for the judicial revamping lad been advanced yet and tlial the >lan was still in the formulalive itagc. All local bar associations and other irouyjs of attorneys' should submit heir opinions to members of ti\e >ommi.ssion. Judge Harrison said that Ciir/.iit Indgc Charles W. Light had succeeded him as a member of the: Jotnmission. Twenty-lhree attorneys attended ,he meeting. Guests included Judge jight. Court Reporter Ernest L. Parker. Branch Fields. Little Rock attorney, and Mississippi County irciiit Court Clerk Harvey Morris. 15 Persons Die In Plane Crash Big Airliner Falls ,Northwcst of Damascus With 27 Passengers ISTANBUL,. June 19. '(UP)—A Pan American Ahwuys Constellation crashed today at. M".,'dann. 200 miles northwest of Damascus in the Euphrates valley, and 15 persons. Including elglil passengers, were reported killed. The dead Included ail of the cre^v except three. There, wure 31 persons including a passenger list of ' aboard the ship when It just 21 miles crushed American emergency landing fi-jH nl lllcr- 'ez-vnr about 1:30 a.m., Syrian time. (Pnn American Airways in New York received n report Iroin 3rd officer ^Eugene W. Roddenberry, Fftije, N: J., which snld that Sassiii Flood Weary Farmers Fight To Save Crops Steel Stocks Gain NEW YORK. June 19 iUP>— Slcel and automobile Issue.; today led the stock market Into new li.s'.i territory since April 10 with volume picking up and the list broadening. Chrysler featured its v;ilh a pain of more thnn iw p » points tn a new high for the year. Gencvjil Motors rose more than a point. Sludc- baker rose more than a noim and cased a trifle from lite high. Cotton Price Climbs To October '46 Level NElfe YORK, June 10. (UP) — Cotloti prices climbed today to Ihe highest level since last (jct.cber in the fifth consecutive dai'y advance. The list stubbornly resisted a late flurry of technical raallzlivt and hedge selling. Traders found a number of buying incentives, lorcmost of which was news of an Army request for 20.000 bales of high oracle cotton, wanted for shipment lo J.ipan, along with expanding activity in textile markets and lha steady retreats of shells in ov.l crop July contracts before notice iiy, June 14. N. Y. Stocks Closing Slock Trices AT&T 151 .1 Amer Tobacco -,'2 Anaconda Copper 34 1-2 Beth Sleel . Chrysler . .. Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward 83 7-8 103 135 1-2 50 53 3-8 Fy United Press Several hundred weary men fought today to keep the Iowa River dike near Oakville, la., from floodhiK an entire drninaEre district of 22.000 acres ot :'irh coni land. The flooding Iowa River lira! surged through the levc-^ brcik since yesterday, but lime was on the side of the flood fighters as long as they could keep the break from widening The river crested during the night and was expccte-l to begin receding soim.-tim; iori;iy. Several thousand acres in the drainage district already were flooded nnd the lown Itself. I rom which the children and women hnd fled, was virtually isols'.tCvl by flood wnlcis swirling Southeast around the town. All highways were inundated. The levee break was a 150-fonl gap two miles west cf Oafcvlllc. Through that gap, sandbagged on both sides, water spilled over and under the tracks of the Minnt- apoNs-SI. Louis Railroad runnini; along Ihe levee. The water was three feet deep. Engineers said the railroa.1 tracks and lies had helped keep (he break from widening. Unlesi tnc "leak" widens, engineers s-jlo. the flood will not last long enough for water lo cover mo.'e than half of the 22,000 acres. On Ren! Control Approval Anticipated For Bill Providing For New "Agreements" WASHINGTON, June I!), (UP'-' The Senate was set today to puss a rent control hill .ualioi iinn;: individual tenants to pnv up to IS per cent more rent in cKchnnEe for nn lf|-montli lease. .Senate approval will snivl tVe l.ill lo the White House. Sum: Democrats already nre urging PLC^ldrnl Truman to vein it o-i grouiuTs it does not meet his reci'ii-.-.t for :: one- year renewal of "ellecii;j" rent nnd eviction controls. The ill would continue niodillrd rent control for cii;ht inonllis. lo March 1, 1 !M8. under supervision of the housing expcdilcr. Individual linullords and Icninls would be authorised to sign "voluntary" agreements raisini; rcnti up lo 15 per cent in return for Icnse; extending through Dec. :il, 10-111. Sen. Albert W. Hawses. R... N. J. co-nuthor of the rcnl-noosi formula, has predicted most lemnt.s will si^'n the "voluntary",; agreements rather than rLsK tnvokiiilary of from 20 to 10(1 par cent when rent controls onrl next Ma'-ch A compromise >•! of emliei House and Hcnal.n r:ni bills, Hie incasnrc 'also would: 1. raid rent controls o,\ IHVV built, newly-rented .ind rnnodcUrd dwellings, nnd hotel acconnnu.Ia- tjons 2. Junk eovcrninciit huikii:'.|: controls June 30, except (or curl's on construction of .lio.ilers. bm-1- ng nllcys nnrt like amusement irojecls. Housing Kxprdltr; 1 Frj.nk Crecdon hn-s protested lhat tbi'; will pcrniil, immedinte CTtistrnclifin of more than $2,000.010,000 nou- residcnlial building. 3. I*ut evictioii ccmifol-; back un- Br«y, , K. Y. k There wm» 116 imniedialc list, of passniiRers.^ The cnuse of Llie crash WEIS not iimmcdialcly avitilable licre. The I plane was commanded by Capl. Joseph C. Hart, Jr.. veteran Pan American pilot with 15.000 hours of 'lying experience. President Juan Trippc of Pan American who received a report on ic accident v/ien lie arrived here .vith a round-the-world parly of American editors and publishers mmediately set afoot arrangements ,o fly an emergency plane to tiic scene of the crash lo provide assistance to survivors. The crack-up was described as Pan American's first land crash I" more than 2.003.0CO.OOO nnsscnger miles ol flying. Meydann is 27 inilc s [rom Ueir- er-Zor. It was reported that phy- sicinn s and nurses already were r.t the scene of Hie ci'Lick-up. The Constellation nn older model than the new hluli-powerert typo which is being used by Tripos nnd his party in the round-the- world flight. It war, called the "EiSlpsc." Maritime Strike Settled on East And Gull Coasts Workers Expected To Accept Terms For New Contracts NliW- YOliK, June 10. (UPI — The Knir-dny-olcl Mai'Ulme slt- UOAII strike wns sclllcd on tlie At- iiuilic and Unit Coasts today when iH'liuilators lor CiO fitvuneii aucepl- cd a live per cent waijc liu.Te.ise oiler. Ncgtlations still were uudeiway on the 1'iiciflc Coast, but union spokesmen in new Voi'k smd n p,u- li-in him IJLTII .set lor compli'U' .'U'lllcnient'ol the llcnp ol AIIILTI- L-a[l-lla t ; ships. lumk nnd nle nicinbei's ol AiUin- tin aiut UUiL cu.iSl Unions \s I'l'l 10 voiu on r.umc-nuuns 01 vnc nca i.uniLaci. unlay and lumen, biLiu Ut..i|iiie eiullcr [in-uues to slid'. luiiVtiii'i 1 , U nppemeu snips wuun s,ui Ligiun in uie Kusl and .Sunn H'UiuuieBS ol a West Coast seme- Hum. 'i ne four-dny-old "no contrnel no work' muioiui uy olo wm^i'i. nad lied up 'IUU U. S. fillips mil HiK'd some L!Uu,uOu seamen. Onlj 2ul) ships and Uli.uOO workers wen mvolveci on the. West coast. An cinbiii'uu ol ran Irciylil ship inenis cunstuncd tu American SUMI wns expeclcd lo end wilh Ihe su do ,\ n. Asslsliuil Sccictniy of Labor Joh' W. Gibson uiinounccd Hint nc(;oliu iui' s lui o,ui sin,,owners iinu hud accepted tilt: Kovernnie] posed five per cum. WIIRU lucrcas lormula nltei- two days and nlghl ol cmitcicnccs. Gibson snld Ihe government drnlled proposal would give live ccnl wnge Increases, plus ovetlun pay for nine holidays nnnually Hie National Mnrilhue pay nine holidays aniumlly lo the Na tluunl Muriiiinc Union, the Amer can C'ommiinicalions Associnllo nnd the Nnllonnl Marine Engineei cncflcinl Association, nil Clu in ions. They would receive a onc-ye. extension of all oilier current col Intel terms, plus the rluhl to wage review on Dec. 15, GlUion ail.l ed. The NMU had demanded a 20 no cent wiige Increase, a week to replacn the 4B-hour week, mid vacations for nil wovk- g of all ratings lhvou<ii The ACA had sought " '/cent boost. S'illl bargaining in San Francisco ns Hie East Coast .settlement wns nil UN Secretary Praises Move To Aid Europe I,AKH SUCCESS. N. Y,, Juno 10 UP) — united Nations Secretary onernl Try B vie Lie expressed con- dcncc today that the foreign iiiln- Icrn of Great Hrllnln, Prance nnd ic. United Slates "will d their ut» last to use the maohlnery of t'^> lilted Nations" In currying nill I lie larsluill program tor European re- overy. The UN chief, rcnovtedly deeply nncerned with tlifl UN's role In '.lie Mrnpeaii pronruni, said the world rgaiil/.iiUon will eready to lic'p nl. nil times and In the slronnesl •ay," Lie snld lie wns pleased Unit the 'iTiieh Foreign Mlnlslor flcorc'« llrinnlt and Iliitlsh Foreign Sc- ii'lni'v Hmest nevln nlrcndv ha:l itKKrsled dial the UN's new f»ino- nle commission for Euni|)c be filed Into Hie MnrKhal aid pMrvrnm. lie disclosed Hint Gunnnr W-'i N . Swerlen's fnnicd mid Hie •xecntlve .secretary of tlie economic eommissln, was conferring wilh kep officials In london, Purls nnd Moscow lo keep the UN fully advis- d of developments touched off y Seel el my of Hlalc Gcoive C. Mur- •ihuM's siiKue.sllon Hint -Kurope ;tot loaethei' on lls recovery rco.ulr'3- Bevin Reports On Paris Parley British Secretary Hopes Soviet Union Will Aid Marshall Plan LONDON, June in. CUP'---Intil- cnlions apiwared today tlia.'. Uus- siu inity accept an Ant;l'j-Fi'ei',eh Invitiillon to a conference on E»- ropenn ecoivoiulc reconstruction but l-Mrcl)jii Secretary Ernest Bevin withheld comment pending formal reply from. Moscow. Hcvlu spoke In the House of Commons but did ' not roveui Iho state o( iiCKQlliillnils With llus-sla. for a ijulck Uirec-powcr confir- cncc on economic measures nest week. ' '"1 lie reply of the Soviet. i;ov«rn- jnent. Is awnitcd," he wild, "aiy jlie House will, iinderjland 'ilia until It Is received thcrO Is notli- InK I ciin usefully say on Ilio subject today. 1 nounced were the CIO Marine CooKn and £le«iirds ami Wcsl Const.«nil-' of Ihe ACA. Joseph currnn, president of the NMU, snld lie was coulidcnl the union membership would ratify Ihe a- ,rccmcnl. Referring to the V.'.-s'. Joast negotiations, lie said he hoped he gnins secured in New York 'would be put into effect for seamen of nil unions." N Y Central H Int Harvester : i& \-'l North'Am Aviation 71-4 Republic Steel 35 Radio 81-8 Socony Vacuum is Studcbaker 101-2 Standard of N J 70 Texas Corp 64 Packard S I-S U S Steel 67 5-3 Mrs. William Rodcrmund Of Pascola, Mo. Dies Here Mrs. Shirley nodcrmund, wife of William Rodermund, Pascola, Mo., postmaster, died last night at Walls Hospital. Funeral service i\rra.iscme:its were incomplete this morniivj pending arrival of relatives:! Vnihnlln Funeral Homo of Itnyli Mo., Is in charge. Sifccston Woman Dies Of Injuries in Accident Funeral services will be held nl the Church of Christ in Hlesle, Mo tomorrow at 2 p.m. for M.'s. Lucille Southern Hudson. v;li"o "bf P.nnk Hudson, of Slkcslon, Mo,, unc] formerly ot Slccle. Mrs. Hudson, 32. died vc^lircliy li a Springfield. Mo., hospital n;. a result of injuries leceived in nn automobile accident June :i in Hpiiii Held while vlsllinc, frU-iifl.s Ihete. Burinl will bn In Ml. &\m\ Ceine lery. Sleclc. The Ilcv. Mr. IJellolf. paslor of the Church •>< Chrlit, will otliciate. Other thnn her nusln'ul. Mrs. Hudson is survived ny ;i s'in nnd <lruii!htcr nnd hrr parent:', Mr. nnd Mary Lou Joyner Becomes 1947'$ 'Miss Blyttieville' Junior Miss Honor Goes to 3-Year-Old Lana Kaye Towle«"' Miss Mary Lou Joyner, 18-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. B. Joyner, lira Holly, was chosen "Miss niylhcvlllc of 1941'' and fhrce-ycnr-old Lana Kaye Towles, daughter of Mr. find Mrs. II. E. Towle.i, 1I24 West Ash, was named ''Mls K Junior Jllytlicvllle" Rt the annual beauty pageant held last nlishl before a crowd of approxl- timlely acoo lliat packed Haley Meld stadium. , As "Miss nlythevllle," Miss Joy- IHT will represent the city Jn the Male lieauty control at Helena nr.xl Wednesday and Thursday for (lie title o' "Miss ArV.niaj." Second place honors la the-"Miss TClylhovllle" competition went to Miss Shirley Durham, who resided with her grandparents. Mr. and Vtrs. Ci. 'W. Barhnm, 1338 Heari. 'Ickcd an third place winner wns 'Us,. Knflirvn Robertson, -daughter ~>t Mr. and Mrs. Jack Robertson, vho reside on West Highway 18. Five-year-old Janet Young, daughter of Mr. and Mis. Bill Young..308 North 5th, won i.ccond place In he "Miss Junior Hlythevlllc" eon- csl and third plucc honors went 0 Sura Lou noycU, Mv-yonr-bld laughter ol Mr. nnd Mrs. Fred lioyctl Sr., 501 Like, Winner I.s a Slntrr This ycnr's "Miss Blyth«vlllc" is 1 rive-foot, five and n half-Inch lirownctlo with IICZT! eyes. Ot|icr I'erllncnt vital statistic!! show that 'iho .wolKh.s 120 pounds nnd has lie followhiK mcn.'iumnents: hips, ir> liiDlica; wnlnl. 25; and bust, 35. ' Miss Joyner graduated from lUylhevllle IIInli School last month. She l s n shificr nnd win display her iibllity as silcli In the "Miss Arkansas" contest, where talent is |iw Important, a tnelor.ns beauty. In nddillnn to the title of "MUs Dlytlieville," Miss Joyner slao received $101, a bouquet .of roses nnd nn Identification bracelet. She wn s sponsored. Ip "the contest by Mis s \Vhilsllt'3,.{Sliqp. Second ,plRco° winner Miss Bar- linin is 19 mid ur.idualed this year from Wllllnm Wooda. a glrla' Junior colloije at FulEpti, Mo. Slie pinna to nllcncl Southwestern al Memphis next year, Shi was spon- lievin, apparently' wcm'y ,, nr ,, , , ,, !Mrs. W. C- .Southern, nil of Slke.-.- der state law. ihereoy scrn,,,,,m ; , Um Hc , ^ )n] . cnts ,„.,,,,, , hcir holl , 3 in Sleclc many years. Dues Required Of Non-Union WL/ Employes NEW YORK. .June in. (UP)—A new wage agreement requiring non- uninn employer,, as well us union workers, lo pay union dues became effective today for'V.OCO New Yo;-k area employes of Western Union. The one-year contract, one ' the first ot il. s king, placed all em- ployes ol Western Union under involunlnrv clne fi check-off. iNcunliatcd by the Anieilcan Com- muniealion s Association 'CTO1. 'J contract provided a general wage mrrease of five cents an hoill cloiil)lc-liino for Sunday work am an extra diiy off [or any paid hoi iday tailing r>n a worker's vacation William N. Marpnlis. nsslslan rruiomil (Mrer.loV of the U. S. Co.i filiation Service, said the universal dues check-off provision stemmed from Ilic company's refusal lo pranl. a imirui shop. He said an identical clnuse wns contained in Western Union's contract with tile AFI, Commercial Telegraphers Union, nnd that there had been ,o court, trsl of the compulsory pay- mrnl of dues by non-union workers. special safeguards set up by OPA. In most cnses tills mo.ins liih'ilo: :ls will be able to tvl:t, (-IMIHS ofl days'—inslcad i>l six moriiiis' — notice. i. Direct Crccdnn n appoin', an-a ivi:t bci'nls ID recommend nren tr- C'STI-O! where pos.SU/e, aiea--.v rir- it ii.fcnsrs where needed. "H :'._nl "linrdship" ren-. indexes i'jr IniMi't itis who can show need. New Yorfc Giant Felled By Ball During Practice PITTSIJUKGIl, June M. <UP>- Mnntia Kennedy. New Yo:'; Giants' right hand pitcher, was knocked. unconscious today when Flrnek by Q7 .. ... a ball during the cilin'*' balling V/-UcgrCC High Reported practice at Forbes Field. [ Kennedy wns ijitchmp; in balling Highest tfir.pcrnlurc recorded practice when lie -,vas felleri by a here yesterday was 07 degrees. «•- ball from the hat r.f catcher rordtng to Robert E. Ulaylock. ficinl xvcallier observer. I*O-A temperature recorded during ! night was 70 degrees. Walker Cooper. The him on the heart. struck Weather . ARKANSAS -Partly cloudy v widely scattered Ihundcrshowors extreme North and West poninns Recognition Refused WASHINGTON. June la. —The Slate Department announced today that the United Kt.ucs his two-day negotiation in Pails with Fiu-eliin Minister Georges lildaiilt, told the House that secretary of Slate Gcorije C\ Marshall's plan for U. S. nkl to Eu- fo|>e was "a great oppcirl unity for ftnropc nnd n chance that Ills mn- Jcst.y's (government will not pitas." Acting opposition leader Anlhuay Kdeii spoke of the Martha] plan in similar terms, savlnij that "we :invu the iiosfiiblllty of crenting a new era for our tovturcd continent." IHscillxsrs HunffarUfi Coup Hevin told the House thut the result of the Hungarian coup hnd jccn to Increase Mic Communist I'arly's strength and while Communist nicmlHM's sonqht to inter rupt he asserted Hint "Although the Communist Party Is only 17 per cent of Hungary's electorate- it Is certainly Inlliutcly stronger nnd moi'e authoritative llinn before tlicse events took phi :e." Eden said Hint E'.irop'jar. economic co-opcrntton w,is "the llift step toward the United Europe which Mr. Churchill Ins so inucl nt heart." The bit! question cnu.'igitij; I rom the Paris session was whether tlu, Russia us would come In on the planning or the issistunee program for which Mnrs'iull J'.skcd. 'flic lone of :Uspi'.lclies passei by [lie Moscow cctraishi') wi thai Molotov had at least iiivei some encouragement to arittsl and French envoys jcelititj out tiv sentiment in Mosco'v. However, Ihe Moscow ladii broadcast an official Tns:; Ne'.v: Agency dispatch chnricmg Lhat '.In Intent of the Paris discussion, \\n: "far from that of secui.n : ; Instiny fruitful and peacclnl <oli:ioointioi among the g|:at nnd sr.iall nation of the I-^iroiiean cont'iicnt." after 'KOII'd by 1 towc's-GrbceriV' Robertson, wlhr\cr of Ihlrd ilnce honors, IE» 19 and also gract- alcd from nlylhevlllc High School si month. Her 'entry in trie con- est was sponsored by The Edyth$ lliop]>c. , • Awards Prn«Rtfii The second nnd third place wln- ict's were each nwardAit inscribed dcntlflcnllon bracelets. The three winners were announced and prp- enlcd the awards by Jimmi« Edwards, president of the Junior Chamber of Commerce, sponsors of he beauty pageant. Miss Joyner nnd Miss Barlmin vlll nl"o receive complete outfits i warded by Miss Whitsitl'f Shop o (lie first nnd second plnce winters. Little; "Miss Junior Blytheville" weighs n. pound for every Inch ul fir height. Lana Kaye is 38 inches Lnll nnd weighs 38 pounds. Sponsored by Glinrd Jewelry Store, sho wa.s presented a miniature bouquet iind a loving cup. Second and third place winners Jnncl Young, sponsored by Applt- biiuinVj Ladies Toggery, and Sara Lou noyell, sponsored by 'T.' F. (Hoc) Dean, were awarded gold safely pin charms attached by a small chin lo nn Inscribed Identification tag Mr. Edwards also presented winners in Ihe "Miss Jut'or niylhcville" control. Winners of both contests vp-re selected by jndpe s Les Bacherig of the Memphis Cotton Carnival com- mitlce. Albert Russell of the Cot- Hcc MISS B1ATIIEVILLE on ffe. 4 Judge Arranges Docket To Suit Time Schedule Of Busy Farmer-Jurors MIJHr'HEKSHOIlO. TcllM . June in l UP) -Circuit, Court Judge .Mm n. Wi.srmnn looked nt Lie calendar lodny, looke<l out tlie window, and begun arriinRinp Ills court, docket to keep in Inne wilh tne tlmoF. Judco Wiseman said ho'Will not schedule any major cases for the next few weeks. The rea-vjn: Farmers arc too busy in tiioir llckls to have lime for Jury icrvloc. Greek Aid Chief and Staff Plan to Leave for Athens WASHINGTON, June 19. (UP> •AOP Water and Sewer Systems Sold by WAA LTTTl/F. ROGK. Ark.. June 10 IUP)—Sale of the water and sew er systems of the Arkansas Orel nai:cc Plant to Ihe City of Jack *,onvillc for $50,00f) has t>ccn approv ed by Ihe War AwcUs Administra tion. And Maj. Gen. Robert M. Little John, WAA administrator, has pro inlscd lhat tlie board will ac soon en bids for the plant's clec trie and telephone systems. WAA action is rxpecled to open the way for Industrialization. cf the Jacksonville property. Corn Prices Soar CHICAGO, June 19. tU.P.5 — July corn futures today topped previous 27-yopr highs ar.rt reached within less thnn a ponny of the highest price ever paid on the Board of Tr&de. Two New Polio Cases Reported for Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 19. IUP) — Two cases of polio were reported lo the state Health, De|.ailment. Inst week but Dr. A. M. Wnshburn, chief of lh.e Communicable Disease Control Division., docs not expect a repeat of last Summer's polio epidemic. The new cases, both, in North Little Rock, brought the stale's lotal to 16 cases to date, compared «ilh 18 in the same pe- ilod Inst year. Dr. Washburn bused his prediction of a lower polio Incirie'.n on statistical charts which- have revealed as sharp drop in the ye.*r rollwiiig nn epidemic. Arkansas 408 cases of polio last year—a record high. However, Dr. Washbiirn pointed There have been no polio deaths The weekly morbidity report of 58 deaths per 100 cases was muc'.i lower than the average rate of ths nation. The average, he said,"is 12 to 15 deaths per 109 cases. There have ecu no polio deaths reported to dat ctlils year. —IDwighl P. Griswold. chief of thp| Persistent buying of corn. mount- Greek aid program, plans to leave c Ing for about a month, still was May N. Y. Cotton NEW YORK. June 19. (UP)—C"» ton closed barely steady. open high low close Mar. 2998 2945 will refuse to recognise or to'for Alhcns In two weeks with a.'stirred by crop uncertainties.' July 3E84 today and tonight. Scattered tliii:'- maintain diplomatic relations with staff of about 40 experts to get tnc Rains continue to so.ik corn fields Oct. ..' 3188 dershowcr s Friday. -No import"' the new revolutionary rei'.lme !n ( $300.000.000 project un:ler way. it and low tempcra'.ims threaten to. Dec. : 30S7 3038 2990 3724 3228 311C 2997 7.393 3045 2949 3675 , 3lte 3;87 3063 3C«7 temperature changes. I Nicaragua. was learned today. (stunt the growth of plants, Sjmts closed at 3854; dw,x 9.

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 9,800+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free