The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 2, 1951 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 2, 1951
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1951 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER PAGCTKKEB Fad-Finding Panel to Eye Dock Strike New'York Area Idle in 19-Day Wildcat Balk YORK, Nov. 1. (If}— A state- appointed fact finding panel will try tit hand at bringing peace to New York's vast waterfront, sale und«" the impact of the 19-day-old wildcat dockers 1 strike. Another strike, threatened by AFL ships officers for midnight tonight, can halt American flag shipping from Maine to Texas. Slat* Industrial Commissioner Edward Corel is expected to name the panel In the New York strike today. It is to be made \ip of citizens having no union ot shipping company' connections. The group will have no power to enforce its findings. Witnesses Can Be' Called But the inquiry board does have the power to subpena witnesses. And It may prove a face-saving formula by which rebel stevedores and non-striking union factions can resolvn their intra-union strife. Recommendation for appointment of the special board, provided for under t state law passed in |) 1941, was made yesterday by State "" Mediation Chairman Merlyn S. Fitzele. Pitzele, like federal mediators before him, gave up trying to end the bitter waterfront dispute, Shippers Welcome Inquiry Trie shippers and Joseph P. Ryan. head ol the APL International longshoremen's; Association, welcome the Inquiry. But last night strike leader John (Gene) Sampson said: "We don't want any fact find- Ing board—we have the facts." In the ships officer dispute,Mn- rolving 12,000 members of the AFL Masters. Mates and Pilots union, a federal mediation meeting yesterday produced a "no progress" report. However, further talks are scheduled for today. Th« officers are seeking increased pension and welfare benefits. Wage scale* are not in dispute. Now In Full Swing! HALSELL & WHITE'S TARGET FOR TONIGHT?—One man's pattern of contour farming produced this irregular bull's-eye in a fielrt north of Allentown, Pa, From this air view, it is obvious that the farmer's work had him going around in circles. Chemist Checking Halloween Candy That Made Children III S1LVIS. 111., Nov. 2. (APj—Police today awaited a chemist's analysis of Halloween candy which made 13 youthful "trick-or-treat" revelers violently ill. Police Chief Leo Linnabary said 1-he children, ranging in age from three to 14, told their parents the candy was given to them Wednesday night by Orville Pomeroy. 46, a SUvis electrician. Thirteen assault charges Avcre filed against Pomeroy, who denied giving the candy to the children. Linnabary said ah East Moline chemist was trying to learn the in- gredients of small pills found In th candy, He said the piUs, "about as; big as BB shot," were embedded tnj marshmallow candy and cocoanut cakes. Linnabary said the stricken children, all of whom have recovered, became nauseated and suffered ab- doimnal pains. He said the incident might have been intended as retaliation Against pranksters who recently wrote obscene words on Pomeroy's private garage. Pomeroy was freed on $400 bond on a disorderly conduct charge filed by police. Billy Gets His First-Hand Look At Ambition—the U.S. Marines ST. LOUIS, Nov. 2. Harrison should toe able (JPt— Billy to write a whale of a composition about his life's ambition research counts. Russian Soldier Found Dead in Korean Foxhole OMAKA, Nov. 2. (/Ft— An Omaha Army sergeant says his Infantry outfit found a dead Russian soldier iviet uniform and all—in a foxhole. jn.Korti. Sfiki'-iiavem Bush, home on fur- Vmgh after 14 months In Korea, said there was "no doubt" that the body wi*s that of a Russian, ' ably an adviser." irobj F«ad Courier News Classified Ads.'Station here. The Marines gave him everything he could need and more besides. Billy, 13. and his eighth .grade schoolmates at Vandalia, III.. Central Junior High were told to write a story about the profession each planned to follow-. Billy promptly wrote the Marine Corps recruiting ofiice here that he wanted to be a Marine flyer and - needed to know something about it, especially the new one-man rocket-type helicopter. The Marines didn't setid literature. They went in person. Yesterday 'they*bfought the boy and V*'0 buddies, Lorcn Durbin and Larry Bannister, both 13, to the Naval Air The youths Inspected Jet airplanes and rode on one as it taxied about the airport. After that came a lunch and a visit to the recruiting station. "It was fine," Billy exclaimed "But it made me kind of nervous sitting between a colonel and lieutenant at dinner. I'd never even seen a Marine colonel before. The; sure were nice to me though. 1 ' The Marines will be watching for Billy's composition. They also expect to see Billy in about four years WADEH^LEB Ward One Alderman DREIFUS SPECIAL! TRAY SET Sorry - No Phone or Mail Orders DREIFl.S SPECIAL! 6-PIECE Living Room Suite ft 2 End Tables ft 1 Coffee Table ft 2 Chairs • 1 Daveno A Regular Halsell & White 98.50 Value! NOW ONLY Only 7 Big Day* left in Haltell & White's Harvest Sale!. Don't delay, com* in now and save on ell household furnishings. Halted & Whitt is out of the high rent district and has a low overhead .. . this means big savings to you. Every item marked at unbelievable low prices! ' • SHOP & SAVE DURING HARVEST DAYS At Halsell & White Furniture EASY TERMS! FLORENCE 4-BURNER OIL RANGES Admtral $119.95 DUCK DECOYS The Hunter's Gift! $14.50per Dozen CHROME DINETTE SUITES 54.95 CANE BOTTOM CHAIRS^ Good Quality 1.89 \ Rotarus9x 12 Rugs 3.89 / Oak Dining Chairs .. 5.95 4-WAY FLOOR LAMPS A Real Value 8.95 FREE BICYCLE DRAWING! Parents, don't forget to come in and register for the 2 bikes t« b« given away Saturday, Nov. 10th. Both, a girl and boy's bike! Yon do not have to be present to win. It costs nothing to register. HALSELL & WHITE FURNITURE CorrielnSoon! Main fc Division Phont 6096

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