The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 21, 1952 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 21, 1952
Page 12
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PAOK T Arkansas Shirt Firm's Troubles Hi! Control Law State's Senators Want Faster Action On Fulbright Move WASHINGTON (JH — An Arkansas shirt manufacturer's troubles with the Lftbor Departmont generated new steam today for some drastic changes in a wage control law. Senators Futbright nnd McClel- Iftn, Arkansas Democrats, called for a Labor Department explanation of the row and faster nctlon on Fulbright's proposed amendment to the Wnlsh-Hcnlcy Act. This statute, separate from the minimum \vagt: nnd hours law, requires holders of government contracts to agree to pay wages set by the Labor department nnd lo regulate working conditions as the department directs. Fulbright contends the department improperly has set most v/nyc scale.s on a nation-wide lever, instead of making them conform to the prevailing wage scales In the parlicular locality affected. He wants Congress to redoflne that provision nnrl also lo "provide a more effective" method of appealing to the courts from the department's orders. 'The two senators said they have a complaint from Bob Hill of the Bobanok Corp., Ft. Smith, Ark., charging that the Walsh-Healey Act Is used "to extort money from those of U9 who have attempted to make our meager contributions to the defense effort." Hill wroto that the Air Force urged him to speed delivery of shirts he had contracted lo produce for men fighting in Korea, without raising the cost to the government. Hill said he agreed, although It meant a loss of $1,551.10 on the contract, through staff addition.* find overtime work, "At the time I thought It was patriotism but as It turned out H was stupidity," he said. Hill said he suddenly realized ho had in advertently violated rules governing; the proportion of learners to experienced help called for In hla contract, and notified tiio Labor Department. The dcpartmcnj promptly ordered him, lie said, toj pay $67B additional to tho learning employes and $170 damages be- cause one girl employe was twwooo cause one glvl employo was two Imum of 18 and another was five months below the limit. He said tho department warned him he would be subjected to such costly litigation "it would bankrupt me" If he tried to appeal. The senators told a reporter they are asking the Labor Department to report on the case, meanwhile pressing for faster action on Fulbright's amendment. Arkansas News Briefs— Want to Start a Business? Here's ', But It's a Bit Risky Medical Society By Tlie AwocUted Press FT. SMITH—Here's one way to start a business. Two women ore being held for questioning In thu tlieft of towels, bed linens, ihowcr curtains, rugs and curtains Irom a mole) In nearby Van Huron. Chief of Police Veil Russell said the women told lilm they stole the goods because they wanted to open a motel or their own. They were captured after n wild, 80-mile nn hour automobile chase across the Arkansas River bridge Into Ft. Smith. The women finally were stouucd when police shot out the rear tire of a trailer attached to their car. Executives of Deaf School Hold Meeting LITTLE HOCK—The Executives of American Schools for the Deal meet hore toclny lor their 24th annual conference. The 5-day session will be held at the Arkansas Deaf School. Panama Ambassador to Speak at U. of A. FAYETTEV'tt.LE—Roberto Hiiertematto, Panama's ambassador to Ihe United Slntes, Is lo speak at the Agrl Day convocation at the University of Arkansas April 20th, DeQucen Student Wins in Statewide Contest LITTLE HOCK—The winner of the fourth statewide "Employ the Physically Handicapped" essay contest is Dot Graves, DeQueen High School student. Miss Graves will receive u $50 defense bond and an all-expense trip to LJtlle Rock. Her entry was considered the best among 310 essays submitted by Arkansas high school students. Hclskell to South's 'Hall of Fame for Living' ATLANTA-J. N. Helskell. editor of the Arkansas Gazette In Little Rock, has been admitted the "Soulh's Hall of Fume for Ihc Living" Twenty-five additions to the Hall's list were selected this year by Hubert F. Lee, editor of Dixie Business, sponsor of the annual selection. The South's "Man or Woman of the Year" Is chosen from one of the names added each year. Arkansas Physicians Attend Convention In Little Rock LITTLE ROCK MO—The Arkan- ns Medical Society oj>cned Its 70th innunl 3-day convention here today, with ahout GOO Arkansas phy- Ician.s in attendance. The meetings actually started '111! a pre-convenlion .session of he Arkansas Academy of General '^ractice here yesterday. The AAGP adopted a resolution demanding n congressional Investl- ;alion of President Truman's scl- ure of the steel Industry. The ac- lon was spearlicndrd by the Ar- :ansas DemocraUc National Com- nltlecmnn Dr. R. n. Robins of :»mdrn. Dr. Robins also Is presl- Icnt of the American Academy of "General Practice. The delepalrs heard Dr. Paul Villiaimon. University of Tenncs- ce Medical School faculty member, irge that schools leach the art of icing a family doctor. He said that Hie shortage of rural ihyslelans could be solved partially hy a training program for general rr»ctitioners. Dr. Harry E. Murray of Texar- kans. AAGP preslttent, was Installed at a banquet meeting last night. Scotch Debate Burning Issue; Is Immature Whisky 'Fifteen?' Smog Investigation Planned in Pasadena PASADENA, Calif, (n— The Pasadena laboratory of tho Stanford Research Institute has included Los Angeles smog In Its cientiflc Investigations. Smog, a combination of smoke and fog, consists of 50 different substances, says Dr. A. M. Znrem, of the laboratory. These substances are produced by burning 50,000 tons of fuel nnd rubbish and by exhaust fumes from 2 million motor vehicles. The scientist believes Intensive research is necessary to determine the effect of each substance and to reduce the most Irritating at their source. Baby condors remain In the nest six months before flying. By ALVIN STlvlNKOl'F GLASGOW Iff)— Scotland is de- baling a burning question: IH Immature whisky fit to drink? A related question Is: should young whisky he allowed to go out into the world as a symbol of Scotland, like heather and tartans? The answers produce a clash of opinions that ultimately may reach the Parliament In London. It Is a little whisky war between two camps of rlUtlllers nnd blenders. Tho Scotch Whisky Association, old and orthodox, with Its high command at Edinburgh, Is lined up against the Independent Scotch Whisky Assooiallon, which is new, like tho whisky its members produce, and maintains headquarters in Glasgow. Tho United Slates. Canada and Britain llself are not directly concerned In the merits of Ihe dobalc. These lands have their own regulations which say that Soldi whisky must have matured at least three years. For a long time the dlslillers and blenders of Scotland's famous whl.skles assumed and agreed thai Scotch conies of age at three years, and fur some yeurs thereafter Improves in cheerfulness and suhllety. After the war. when the Untied Kingdom began scrambling for foreign currencies, the harder the better, a number of experts discovered that many other countries are not as exacting. A number ol enterprising exporters began shipping 10-nionths-old whisky to many lands at a rate of more than four million dollars a ye'ar. About 40 firms set up the Inde pendent Whiskey Association tc. look after their Interests in exploiting the new market. The M members of the old Scotch Whisk Association met al Edinburgh li March to denounce Ihe new trade and Issue R heated statement tha "Immature whisky is raw whisks having none of the characlc-rislic of the mature product with whic l association the world trade of Ih is concerned. Then the government struck Through (he Board of Trado Issued an order that no Immntiir whisky may be exported lo an destination without a special 1 cense. That is how the sltunlloi stands. Law suits arc brcwlnit a members of Parliament are I ginning to feel llio pressure clans. tn WM •?Ste s ""! n ror the old Scolc Whisky-Association ls William Dh me, who'manages the Glen Albv Two Persons Die On Roads Sunday Violent Death Toll For Last Week Is Boosted to 13 KS The Associated Press Two Sunday traffic accident deaths boosted Arkansas' violent fatality toll for last week to 13. Mrs. Boy Cowling, 40-year-old resident of Afilidovm, was Injured fatally wlien her car left Highway 71 about two miles south of Ashdown and crashed Into a tree. One person was killed and six others were injured critically in an automobile collision three miles north of El Dorado. Dead is B. B. Grccr. 35-year-old Magnolia trucking contractor. Crit- Th« ChtrMM b*Ue»« in the power of ik llUtle forest -root—"Jln-tsan" —lo prolong U/« and rebuild ilesh and tplrlt. Until recently about a million dollars worth of it was exported from the United States to China w Read Courier New* Classing Mrs. Mrs. ically injured were Mr. and W. R. Baker of El Dorado, Orccr and her daughters, Mrs. ise DeJarnatt of Little Rock and Mrs. Marc Taylor of El Dorado. The body of a 65-year-old Cruw- forcl County farmer was found in Lee's Creek near Van Buren. State Police Set. Bernard Young aid Jarve Monntgoincry drowned •hile apparently trying to wade lie creek. D SC Considers AP&L Reouest : or Expansion LITTLE ROCK Wi—The Public Service Commission will consider in Arkansas Power and Light Com>any request lo undertake a $35,650,000 expansion program. The project — a part of a pro- lo.sed 100 million dollar program —Involves Installation of 135.000- cilowatt generating units at AP&L's Harvey Couch power plant near Stamps and Cecil S, Lynch stenm electric station near Little Rock. The company also wants to construct 472 miles of transmission lines to carry power turned out by the new units. AP.tL said the expansion \vollld not only rrutke Arkansas an e.xpnrtcr of electric power, but also would attract more big industries. One of the world's worst volcano tragedies was the eruption of Mt Pclce in Martinique In 1902 in which 28,000 were killed. distillery at Inverness. "Whisky under three years ol< Is a sick spirit," siiid Birnic "Sick in spirit and violent In llu throat of n man, and I personally -should welcome legislation requir Ing five years of aging." A spokesman for the Independ cut Scotch Whisky Association h its secretary, William Graham. "In judging any whisky, alter I lias been approved l)y a competes chemist, tho customer is right,' Graham said. "It is a fact that after E .111 years of selling 18-inonths - o'r whisky to many lands, we hnv< not had one complaint as t< quality." Scientists Unearth Ancient Bones BRANFORD. Fla. l/r>) _ When iClcntl.sU (Hi? In the "Bone Hole" ,hey go about It like a jeweler forking with a tiny, delicate watch. Looking for the bones of prehistoric animals — which have been .aken from this spot in the san<. hills of Gilchrlst County in North Central Florida for several years — the scientists do their "heavy 1 :ilEging with a light pick. But wher i bone Ls located. Ihe tools are grapefruit knives, harness needles, toothpicks and soft brushes. The bones, which have been there an estimated 20 to 30 million years, are [[iiite fragile. When a rjonc is freed from the soil it is wrapped in burlap, then encased In plaster of paris before being removed from the pit. From this pit, 30 by 50 feet, have come bones of horses, deer, small rhinoceros and many dog-like animals. Yet scientists haven't gone more than 12 feet deep. MAKES OLD TIRES... Put new life in your smooth tirca! Get extra thousands of safe miles. Ix;L us r«- build them with USCAl* in only 2-1 hours! New-tiro performance ami nppoarauco at a fraction of now-tire cost! DRIVE YOUR WORN TIRES IN! • We'll inspect them insido and out. * If bodici arc sourm, wo USCAP them with now treads—the same rubber used m U. S. Royal tirat. • Wo uso modern equipment, under standards »el by UniletJ States Rubber Company tire engineers, • We guarantee you In writing! • Whf'fewaff Owners! 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