The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 20, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, June 20, 1947
Page 6
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FACT BIZ BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.)" COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 10-17 Noted Educator, SisterMurdered ' Officers in Colorado Seek Kindly and Shy Man for Questioning PINECLIFFE, Colo., June 20, (UP) 1 —Authorities searched the Colorado mountains today for a kindly but fhy man, suspected of slaying Emily Orlfflth, famed educator, and her sister. Florence, in the rustic c«biii he built for them. , Isperls from the Denver Police Department Joined yilh a rm ' R1 poi*e in a state-wide hunt lor jStJd Wright Lundy, 61, who once t»U*ht under Mis s Emily in the nationally known opportunity school She founded in Denver. Authorities were stumped lor a (potlve. Mis s Ethel Gurtncr, sister of Die slain women, said Lundy had been acting "qucerly" lately. ••PUjrencc was 67 and her sister sevnal years' ol(icl '- Both wcrc 5hot in the back of the head, apparently at close range. The slayer used one .38 caliber bullet -to kill each of Ills victims. There were no signs of a struggle. Lundy. a quiet, man considered "something of a recluse" by townspeople, built the rough-hewn los cottage, when 'Miss Emily retired in 1934 and moved here with her sister, Since then, he had boarded with them and "looked after" them. Lundy was with the s lsler s when they were last seen alive. A boy who delivered groceries to the Griffiths' log cabin Wednesday afternoon told authorities that all, three scorned In good spirits. | ' Tlie two bodies were found Thursday morning. •Lundy's automobile was found ib«ndoned near a creek. two miles •West of here. A note stuck against the windshield Indicated he might have planned to commit suicide. •His hat was found near a railroad trestle over the stream. lin- dersherilf Don Moore said he might have hopped a passing train, or hurled himself Into the treacherous creek. (Authorities searched for hours along the roaring waters, and found no other clue. Boulder County Coroner Norman Howe said he understood Lnnds ". had insisted that Miss Florence C7, accompany him on a vacation trip to Illinois. •Howe, said he \va s told Florence had refused and Lundy had b scheduled lo leave yesterday. Japanese Farmers rarm land makes up 16 per i o,The total area of Japan, and per cent of all the families of llin nTtion are engaged in agricultural pursuits. Temporary Levee Protects Farmland he was not a member of Ihc Com- and a ban on the closed shop, the niunlst party would prevciu thfi OH-(President, suld he Lhoti;:hl llio ""- llrti union from belli;; certified by | ion shop provision would l 1 1 .strikes. (he government [or purposes of collective bargaining. Mr. Truman In his strongly worded and unusually long message expressed the opinion Uiat the nill would discourage what'he found, to' be tlie growing willingness of unions to Include no-strike provision? In contracts. Favors Closed Shop He' also charged that the tilll would encourage strikes by miuos- liig highly complex and burdensome reporting requirements on la- l>or organizations whicli wanted U function under the labor relations net, He predicted that, t!ic cumulative effect of the anti-strike proviso!!* of the measure would disrupt c>- rolatlonships In many in- iustrles and lead to Industrial .rife and unrest/ Despite the tl'ls provision 1 Mr u cncdlfied form of the union shoj) cnncel union security anil rcspoii- iiblllty. He accused congress of disregarding lm|K>rlanl voluntary do* velopments in the labor field aver tbc past 150 years and argued Ihn't the great majority of plants with closed shop contracts have had few Courier N'c\vs Photo. L,,.,,.,, - „ ..- . taken I rein a(O[> one i>f (he tcinnorary levees constructed the E. L' Hale plantation by a group of North Mississlppl County planter:; who hone to kee'j the waters from cultivated land lyitiB inside tli Pictured above is the ruing Mississippi on Hood _ . tegular levee. The temporary levees were built at tiles.' low places along would enter with the first Such n rcecssUAi is shown the river hank wlicrc (.lie in tbc center foreground.. Wile.' possibly (VETO Continued from Face 1- which would be unduly burdensome or actually unworkable." ly Increase the backlog of unsettled cases that the parties might, be driven to turn in despair from peaceful procedures lo economic force.," he said. In calling the bill unfair. Mr. Trutnan said that many of its provisions seemed innocent, but fol- G. "The ~ bill would establish an i lowed "a consistent pattern of In- incffcctivc and discriminatory cincr-I equality" by prescribing unequal geney procedure for dealing with ' penalties lor employes and employ- major strikes — affecting the pub- | crs who commit the same offense. "It would require the NLRFi to give priority to charges against workers over related charges a- gatnst, employers." lie said. "It would discriminate against workers by arbitrarily penalizing them for all erilieal strikes." The President described as ""unfounded" the claim by sponsors ol the measure that the bill wouli equalize the positions of labor and management. In discussing sections of the nil which lie said raised issues o public policy far beyond the ficlc of labor-management difficulties Mr. Truman took particular exceptions to the provision undertaking to restrict political, contribution and expenditures. He said this section would prnhl bit ninny legitimate activities 01 I the part of unions and corporation!; It would prevent "the ordinary nil Ion newspaper" from ccuimcnlin INDEPENDENT GARAGE MEN • We now have a large istock of new Chevrolet engines and block as- semblies. Get all you need now while we con give you maximum discounts. LOY EICH CHEVROLET CO. lie health or safety." 7. "The bill would discriminate against employes." 8. "The bill would disregard In niportant respects the unanimous convictions of employer and labor representatives at the national la- bor-mnnagement conference in No- •mbcr. 1945." 9. "The bill raises serious Issues of public policy whicli transcend labor-manaBcmenV itf-'kiiljtes." Applies Four Major Tests Mr. Trumnn said he applied to the bill what he considered four major tests: First, whether it would result I" more, or less, government Inicrvcn- lion in our economic lite; Second, whether It would improve employer-employe relations; Third, whether it v.-as workable, and Fourth, whether it was fair. On all four counts Mr. Truman indicated tbc measure as a failure He found the bill "completely contrary" to the national policy ol "economic freedom." He said It would require the government to become "an unwanted participant at every bargaining table." "AL a time when we are rtelci- inincd to remove, as rapidly us practical, federal controls es ablls ed during tlie war. this bill would involve the government in the. free processes of our economic svsi"_" to a degree unprecedented In pea:e- timc." the president said. "This is a long step icward in. settlement of economic issues Mj government dictation." !i<> ,«ld-<i. "It is an Indication that indu'.iiai relations arc to be determined :ii the halls of Congress, and '.ml V°- litical power is to suppant <-™;. nomlc power as the critical lactoi in labor relations." As to the bill's effect on run- lions between the employer :U'.<! l»_- workcr, Mr. Truman criticized ci- forls to create mutiwl respect anc confidence by legislation. He charged that the bill woulc "encourage distrust, suspirion anc arbitrary altitudes" and would erect icw barriers to mutual miderslaud- Hats Cleaned & deblocked Fur Remodling The Johns Shop 503 W. Malll _ ^ eminent, Into an important matter The l'rosi<lciit (Icscrlb'rd the bill's which should be the .subject o; prl- '.•itrlclions on welfare funds us "ai> "Jitc agreement between cinp.u>u» undesirable intrusion by the 8 OV " a "d employes." ^^ _ WANTED: Young Man for Bookkeeping Position with Nationally Known Firm Located in Bly- thcville. Opportunity for Advancement. Write Box A, Care, COURIER NEWS CO. .Idates or Issues In national clc";- lons, he said. "I regard (his as a dangerous intrusion on free siircch, unwarranted \ty any <lemtuistraUon of iicril, and quite foreign to the staled iiurpusc.s of this bill," lie sail!. Mr. Truman raised the possibility that dally new-v-apcrs and railk stations might ho covered by this section of the bill. He said the provision could be interpreted as Rolr.i! far beyond its apparent objectives to interfere with necessary business activities. He also charged the bill niade no distinction between expenditures made by such corporations of business "in connection with" an election. "Thus," the President said. "It would raise a host of troublesome questions concerning the legality o' many practices ordinarily engaged in by newspapers and radio sti- tions." Mr. Tiumitn professed full accor! with congrrssional efforts' to a.ssir,'. labor organizations to rid .themselves of Coomiunlst officers, but he said he was convinced that th^ Taft-IIarlley bill wouVl have In exactly opposite effect. ' lie explained this by saying that under the proposed law, the refusal of a single member of a s Hardworc Mutual Insurance Company ! of Minnesota ! • Large Dividend Havings i Low Net Cost rr'jtc-ction • For, Scrvi:c i W. L TAMKE ! 108 E. Davis Kt.. I'. O. H«\ 431 I Phone 2487 Blylliuville, Art. i favorably or unfavorably on can- cific union lo sign an oath wheti/fe .In thought. Congress paid t° n much attention to whal lie <lescnn- cd as inevitable friction and imu- cullies incident to the reconversion period and ignored the 'act that these difficulties arc receding. He attacked th c measure as unworkable and said there was '•litllc point in putlins laws on the books unless they ran be executed." In this connection he said tnc National Labor Relations Board would be given many new tasks 1 and yet "hobbled at every turn m I attempting to carry them out." 1 Charges Unfairness l<> Workers ^ "Unique restrictions on board's procedures wouid sogrc ATTENTION due to circumstances beyond our control, it is necessary that we remain open on Wednesday afternoons. 'MEAD'S ORIOINAL 4fOLD NO LINING ••Wlt.BHKHJI.8 by '/je . Old Man Mercury » gelling you down? P.lm B*»h Sfltp 0. Bcwi 75c Coo , o f[_ men , Q || y '.•.,.*•„ .v..p»6VX> J ^,^-and priyjically—with the smartest summer tio ihat • — \''<r • vJv.- •' •ver perked up a wlltod wardrob*. MEAD'S ICE COLD! x\V- Watermelon Red Ripe and Delicious Blytheville CURB MARKET 130 1C.-Main Phone 973 VALUIS You'll K^l a better car for ICSK money nt Poole Motor Compimy! HowV Well, bore it is ... we buy tfootl used cars at a 1'itir price and sell for 1.IOSS jirul'il than most dealers! 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Over two and one-half billion dollars of tlie nation's yearly income is derived from this largest of all U.S. cash crops. In employment, in income and in service to the millions who use it, no other single farm product provides so much for so many as Cotton. AMERICANS USE JOUR TIMES AS MUCH COTTON AS ALL OTHER FIBERS C O M BI N 5 You Un More Canon ECCJUH Cello* Girct You Mori THE FIRST NATIONAL, IN_BLY 5 THEV!LLE The Only National Bank in Mississippi County

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