The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 21, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 21, 1949
Page 7
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OHITKMBER 21, 19-19 12,000 Arkansas Workers Laid Off Labor-Management Disputes Idle Many Wage-Earners in State LITTLE ROCK. Sept, 21 f/p, _ Arkansas Stale Labor CommUslon- fj; C. K. Call .said today that some 12.000 workers In Arka,,. ras had b«n lite labor-management dis- He said undetermined other wage-earners had been laid off as the result of the Missouri Pacific shutdown, the work stoppage by coal miners and the strike of ali.m- Call cited a report from Ralnh Hosklns. labor department inspector for Northwest Arkansas, as in- icative of the situation. Hoskins said so many small ln- rtus rles m his area had closed that At least 54 business firms have mo.;?!™'!? ° r , T ta " ed Derations -mostly due to the strike by sum Par<f< 0 operatln? r.n.p The voluntary stonpaee by coal miners aim affected business The controversies also brought curtailment of highway projects in he slate because deliveries nf ma£i!"U cen h " np€red by thc «,!,S*2 S .'! sMmaled . s. soiirl Pacific employes in Arkansas o« Xn £* emPl ° yCS * cre "<* off when the operating workers struck). 2.500 coal diners and 1.600 CIO Reynolds employes are Idle The Reynolds strike had no cm, wtth the In addition, 135 APL basket work- era ; in Jonesboro are on strike About 80 coal mines in Sebastian Johnson, Pope, Logan and Johnson' counties were reported idle bv the (Jiggers' walkout. Knife Blade, Imbedded In Negro's Jaw Back in 1925, Removed in 1949 SAVANNAH, Ga.. Sept. 21. (AP)_ For 24 years, Earl Jackson, a Ne»ro (•jMrned „ two-inch piece of knife TTOnde in his face without knowing The left-over from a 1925 stab- blag was embedded In his cheek bone. -, Doctors found and removed tt when he went to them complaining of toothache. Texas Cotfon Duster Killed Near McGehee McGEHEE. Ark.. Sept. 21. (API — A cotton dusting plane struck a smoke stack here yesterday, killing the pilot Hoyt B. Willingham of Brownfield, Tex. His death brought l o nine the number of persons killed violently In Arkansas this week. BLYTHEVTU,E (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Dunaway and Jack Holt To Defend Two Matrons Facing Brutality Charges LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 21. <AP> — A prosecuting attorney and a de• ealed gubLniatorial candidate will serve as delemc counsel when two former officials of t: le Arka.isas Girls' Training School go on trial next month. Pulaski Prosecutor Edwin Dunaway announced last, night he would defend his aunt, Mrs. fanny Dunaway Goodman, former school superintendent. Jack Holt, unsuccessful candidate for governor last year and a former prosecuting atorncy. said he would represent Mrs. Carrie Toland, former head matron at the school. The two women were indicted jointly by the Saline County Grand Jury on 17 charges of mistreating inmates of the school. They resigned following a series of riots escapes and violence at the institution. Arkansans Back Bill To Assist Barge Line WASHINGTON. Sept. 21. (AP) — Senators Fulbright and McClellan of Arkansas joined 13 others yesterday in sponsoring a bill to rehabilitate the Federal Barge Line. The bill authorize.! an additional 518,030,000 appropriation plus the 515,000,000 previously authorized to >llt the lines, operating on Ihe Mississippi. Mjfsouri and warrior rivers in first class shape. , The measure was: brought up before the Senate Commerce Subcommittee. j The term "hand" In measuring the height of a horse, is four inches. Cotton Growers Sue For Damage to Crops TEARKANA, Ark., Sept. 21. (API -A lawsuit filed |n circuit court »eie charges that cotton on ssme Miller County farms was dama-ed by weed-killing poison sprayed from :1 'i airplane. Named as defendants were the Re» S c.r-Hill Corp., of Jacksonville nrri a '! d DMrict Jud 8 c E. Harold ueck of Bowie County CTexas) a landoivner. The farmers seek a total of $11.67^ for damages to the crops. Tney Barged (hat last July 7 a p i all e hired by Judge Beck sprayed poison over a wooded area but wind blew tne poison over their fields. Firemen Rescue Negro Trapped in Clay, Mud LITTLE ROCK. Eep(. 21. (API A Nesro workman was buried alive under a pile of clay and mud for about an hour when an eight-foot wall of dirt collapsed In downtown Little Rock yesterday. Jacobs Sims, about 30. was rescued from the dirt by shovel pushing iiremen. He apparently suffered only minor bruises. Woman's Death Brings Inquiry, Victim Was Patient In State Hospital's Benton Farm Colony EL DORADO, Ark., Sept. 21 IAP —Union County officials are scelt- n\g full circumstances surroijiid: the dfath of a 49-year-old woman patient at the St.Ue Hospital Deputy Prosecutor Hugh Whaitoi said he had received a report fron two E! Dorado physicians Indies'mg the woman, Mrs. Era Hiibbard 01 El Dorado, died of "an extensive infection of the scalp origlnatin™ from a severe wound behind the lell car." Ms. Hiibbard, a patient at. the Benton unit of the Stale Hospital since 1944. died last Wednesday Wharton said he had asked Saline County officials to investigate the incident after: Ab Little Rock. Dr. Georbe \v Jackson, superintendent of the hospital, a medical report revealed Mrs Hiibbard had suffered high Moor pressure and a kidney ailment since thc Tirst of the year. Dr. Jiicksson said the woman fell during a coma and suffered bruises ihout her head. lie said he did not think the wound caused death. He said cerebral (brain) hemorrhage and uremia (kidney infection) caused her death. Prosecutor W.H. "Pete" McClellan said at Malvern that he had not received a request to Investigate the incident. But he attributed this fnct to his having been on vacation for !several days, "If there is a request. I'll look Into tlie matter," lie added. Indian Government Planning New Coins NEW DELHI —«>)— The government hns tenlatively decided that free India's new coins will bear the design of.three lions on the Asoka •pillar in place of the king's head The reverse of the coins will bear cars of corn, a peacock, and the Asoka bull. The new coins will be put Into circulation after India proclaims herself a republic Jan. 26 1350. Tlic first set of coins to be minted will be formally prcscnlcd to Hie president of the Indian republic In a public ceremony. Arkansan fleeted OKLAHOMA CITY. Sept. 21. IAP)—B. Julian Henidon, advertising director of the Arkansas Democrat (Little Rock) Is the new governor for the advertising Federation of Americas' loth district He was elected at the close of the fedela- tion's three day scission here lasi night. Gome Quail Odd Visitors Via Southwest in Idaho BOISE, Idaho —W)-. Idaho has some unusual visitors from the deserts of the southwest. They're gambel nuail. state Bird Supervisor Maurice Lundy wonders how the plump, fast desert birds got so far from their normal range. He says they are supposed to be non- migratory and are not native to Idaho. Five coveys of 125 gambels were reoortcd in the Lcmhi drainage and others were satri to have been seen In Owyhec county. The birds pro- 'ti(&& : . —^™^^^^^^^M« Important Announcement will be closed Saturday and Saturday night BLYTHEVILLY, ARIL (Due to Religious Holiday) MAKE YOUR PLANS NOW TO SHOP THURSDAY AND FRIDAY and take advantage of a 10 per cent DISCOUNT on our entire stock of Ladies Coats, Topper Coats, Suits, Dresses - Men's Suits and Topcoats (NOTHING RESERVED) Hh ,, raers will be closed Saturday and Saturday night, Sept. 24th. TELL THEM TO DO THEIR SHOPPING THURSDAY AND FRIDAY TITO THE FISHERMAN---WIK, Is thc best f,.sherm a n-me" or President Truman?".is the remark aimt.mod lo Marshal TUo ol y,, 8u . slavm by Life Magazine Photographer John Phillips when he took tins TLS'nshi',, l - ha <U ? ntor . dl "P In »»>ll °'« of seven fish 'he c-augiu one of Phillips' exclusive pictures on 1m recent trin into v IAP Wirepliolol. ' ' Jugoslavia. Ethiopians Puzzled How Oil Stays in Earth ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia—M>>_ Since thc world is flat, the Sinclair Petroleum Company had better lake care that Its drills don't burst through the other side and let all '* 01 , 'f k °"t- And anyway, how can oil have been formed millions of years ago when the present year « only 1949. ".sear Tliose are typical remarks of I ° c n;™ llnlry E'Uloplans to Rene J. Render who has the unique Job of explaining to „ backward people ii. V' e ,! voi ' ld npcds ""-and why ,,i <S, , ndra »l«Ke of Ethiopia 'lid Ethiopians thai -nil reserves •etrolMim""p' IlCd ' Bcndcr ' Sinclair etroieum .Co. representative In •'hippfa, recently finished tm cx- ensive tour of the removlc pro luces. He lectured, showed a film n^rS 1 rou^d 6 W"'*' erences. ' c °n- The trpalychthys resile, an eyeless _ ! that lives In underground cuv- \ ei ILS, dies of pneumonia when pluc- "' '" SV1 "™ water. Authof Ha* f ye Operation LAKELAND, Fla., Sept. 21. (AP)_ Rex Beach, who still u recovering fioni a recent serious JJIness, had an eye orjcrnlion here yesterday The 72-year old author came here from Ills home at Scbrlng. NOTICE Notice is hereby given that tl-e undersigned ha.s filed with Ihc Commissioner of Revenues of thc State of Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense beer at retail on the. premises described as 114 West Main, Blythevllle, Mississippi comity. The undersigned .stala-, that lie Is a dtfzcn of Arkansas, of good moral character, (hat he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime Involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersign, od hn.s been revoked within rive years last past; and that thc undersigned has never been convicted of violating (he laws of Ihis stale or any other slate, relative to thc sale of alcoholic liquors. Application is for permit lo be Issued for operation beginning on the 1 day of October 1949, nnd to expire on the 30 day of June. 1950. 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