The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 13, 1949 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 13, 1949
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f FACE Coal-Steel Peace Talks Continue UMW issues Blunt Refusal to Renew Contract for 2 Yean PITTSBURGH, Ott. 13. (#>)—Government - prodded negotiations to end tlie 25-day coal strike continued today— despite another blunt refusal from Ihe United Mine Workers to reneir their contract for two years. .:-.'' UMW Vice President Thomas Kennedy says the IIT'III is willing (o "continue in Ihese meetings until »-e get a contract." There's no sign of collective bargaining in (lie strike of 450.005 CIO United Steelworkers. Cyrus S. Ching, U.S. conciliation director, headed for New York to talk with officials of Beihelehem Steel Corporation, Ching is setting up similar rneet- In^i with U.S. Steel Corporation and other fop steel piodiicrrs. Then, he hopes to talk to Murray. The veteran steelworkers' leader shows no inclination to give up his fighl for a non-contribniory pension and welfare plan. He insists industry follow the exact recommendations of the steel fat- finding board and pay 10 cents a holir to finance the entire program Tensions Bijj ISSUP Pensions are a big issue, loo, i the strike of Lewis' 380,000 soft CO, diggers. He's set up fl pension an welfare fund to provl 'e them bi the benefits were cut off la< month, Lewis, acting as trustee, sal some Southern operators had dis continued their 20-cent-a-ton ro> allies inlo (lie fund afler the con .tract expired June 30. Northern and Western operaton at White Sulphur Springs yesterda offered lo renew the contract un til April, 195!. Their chairman Frank Amos of the Pittsburgh Con solfdation Coal Company, said re _ne\val of (he old agreement is thei "best and final offer." |, Amos added, however, the opera tors want "mire-stricled use of on 'faculties.".He explained that mean an understanding that Lewis n< longer would call strikes under con tract clauses which say UMW mip ers.dig coal only when "able and 250.Civic Music Association Workers Solicit Memberships W. H. Walpole .national .. f -...^. l . tative of the Civiu Concert Service Inc., of New York City, who is assisting the Blytheville Civic Music As-sociatlon in it.s second annual .- drive said today, afler 114 volunteer svorkers exported yesterday, that the membership campaign reiwrt.s were encoura|inj.'"'« Mr. Walpole said it was Impossible to tabulate the number of membership or to estimate the success of the campaign until complete reports of the 250 workers had been made. There are three more days of the campaign, and on Saturday night :he membership privilege ends,,and new members will not be admitted infil the campaign next year. Ap- proxlniatelv 1.003 were members of he association last year, and the association leader.; had indicated hnt a larger membership this year :ould niean an improved concert eries. Volunteer worKers soliciting mem- neishitis inrhuie: \frs. Joe McHaney, Mi's. Sanford Boone, \frs. E. 8. \Voorteon, Mrs. Jack Chainblln, Mis,* Jane Wilson, Mrs. James Terry, A gruff "no" was the UMW's answer The operators go' that an SRer uhen they made the sanie offer four times before. Military Pay Hike Measure Signed By the President WASHINGTON Oct 13 (1>) _ President Truman s signature on a $300000000 a jear military pav bill assured the nation s top bra-a today of thetr first general pay increase since 1903 Mr Trurnan signed the bill into law late'vestr-rdaj Fffectue Ctt 1 it provides salarj raises Joi jusl about eien member of the Army Navy ti Ajr Forte Coast Guard and other ,uniformed services Pay for Hie very lone-it ranis Which has risen since 1939 from $21 » month to S75. remains unchanged but buck privates with rive months' . service get a $5 .raise. ^ The generals and admirals fare best under the new scales, with raises running as high as S300 a month (or top- officers with 30 years' service, . ; ;: The new law provides higher compensation in many cases where men were retired for .disability and calls for gradually doing away with family allovs'aricrs for enlisted men Mrs. E. .\f. Terry. Mrs. E. M. Terry] Jr., and Mrs. Cecil Lowe. .' Mrs. c. F. Tompkins, Miss Effie Lee Terrell. Miss ['earl Lee. Mi Jack Hale. Mrs. Jim Tompkins. Mi F.. R. Tnoinas, Miss Jettye Cta Huffman, Miss Vera Goodrich, Mr FleeU-ood Jo.rner, Mrs. J. \\ Shoiise, Mrs. Rnfco Ciaftnn, Mr Je.we Taylor. Mrs. Rouse Harp, Mr Henderson Hall. Mona Gaines, Har ry Pritzius, Jinimie Homer, Pre Gore, Gail Whitsitt, Mrs. M.,L Stewart. Mrs. J. L. Thomrjson, Jr and Mrs. Aubrey Boyri. Mrs. W. D. Cool). Mrs. R. H.'Eth ridge, Mrs. nay Whiuingtoh, Mis Frances Jones. Miss LaVonne Port lock, Mrs. Sam Godwin. Mrs. Larr Kneas, L. E. Isaacs. Mr. and Mr James R. Deal, Mrs. Jack Rawling Mrs. Leon Oenning, Mrs. Willian Wyatt, Mrs. E.eonard Johnson an Mrs. Carl Marshall. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Ingran Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Caudle. Pegg. Hipp, Gaylor Lewis, James Purnei: Cllllen Dixon, Jack Marsh, Jr.,,Ge neva Cole, Mrs. J. M. Smotliermon Mrs. Billy Jonlz. Mrs. Max Usrey Jr., Miss Josephine Sliibley, Mr; Letter Strubhar, Mrs. Jack Owe:. Mrs. Bill Banlsier, Mrs. E. P. Still Mrs. F. E. Utley. Mrs. L. L. Hube net; Mrs. Clyde. Wilson and Mrs R A Gary. Maxine Hipp, Mary Margaret Alien, . Annella Humphrey; Frank Wagner. Fred Child, Jr., Patsy Cal- verl, N. HEudman, Joe Alice Mc- inire, Tommy Harrison, ^Fruina iorowsky. Shirley .Wade, Sandra Long, Joan Earls, Buddy Phillips. Cay Smith, Millie Mallory, Nancy lamilton, Susie Crafton, Murray Smart, Jr.; Betty Harbor, Bonita Slankard, Barbara Pruitt, : Sally 'rleschrhann. O'Neal Dedman, Bob llodgeU, Winnibeth Buckley, 'Allert Pairfield. Dan Harmon; ^Don Vallace,' Norman" Sullivan, Jimmy Qulberson, and Oliver Coppedge. Mrs R A Nelson. Mrs. O. . W. xippedge, Mrs. T. 1. Seay, "Mrs. harle.s Nelson. Mrs! Earl Nail. Mrs. tarearet Bell. Dr. Edna Mies, Mrs. arry Kit-by, Mrs. P. D. Poster. Mrs. Walter Roscnliial. Mrs. Max Logan. frs. E. H. Brown, Mis.s Rose Mary ohnston, Mrs. Grady Magee. Mrs. 3. E.. Kmidsen, Mrs. Dick White, frs. Hadlev Hay's. Mrs. C. G. Red- nan, Worth D. Holder, Mrs. E. M. egenold, Mrs. Hays Sullivan. Mrs. bb Carson, Mrs. Frances Gammill, ill Pease, Mrs. Ben Harpole, Mrs. . O. Hardaway, Mrs,, J. L. Broko, is. Robert Warren, Mrs. Albert aylor and Mrs. Tom Miller. Adm. Nimitz Says U.S. 'Less Ready' For War than Foe WASHINGTON. . Oct.' 13_fm_ Fleet Admiral Chester W. NImlti advised congress today, 'that America's battle plans: must assume "we will be less ready for war at its outbreak" than Russia. N'irnilz did not mention Russia by name in a statement : sent to Ihe House Armed Service Committee. But ihere w-as no mutating what nation he had r iti-- mind In speaking of "our- probable' opnon- ent" in event of war, ' He questioned the effectiveness ol the atom bomb and urged that It as our main "not be considered weapon of defense." Jiiit before Nimitz' statement was read. Adm. R. A Spriiancf retired head of the Naval War College had frankly spoken of R'ussla and warned Dint a war with the Soviets could not be won quickly, easily or by the A-bomb alone. Spruancr questioned In fact whether the United Slates'would want to drop atomic or conventional bombs in fashion: Por if war did come. Sprnance said, the aim of the United Stales .would be to frre the peoples of enemy countries from Communist dictatorships. Maw bombing, he went on, would destroy thousands of the very people the United States was fighting to free. The views of the two admirals «ere ;eceiied as the Navy was winding up Us case against present military policy that places heavy emphasis on the Air- Force highflying bomber, the B-36,' designed deliver the A-boinb. • The committee agreed', to he Bl) rival defense ideas (o the N«vj next week. •LYTHEYiU.E (ARIU COURIER NEWS Puldski Doctors Under Scrutiny Of Agents of FBI LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 13. WV-The Pulaski County Medical Society ha» been added-lo.t'lie list ot groups being Investigated by (he U. S.'Jus- lice Department.' '•''•-. J Dr. T. Duel!Brown, president, siid, yesterday that Albert E. Townsehd agent of thViJtUe Rock FBI , 0 f- f.ce, had obtained Hie snciety's're- oords from Its office her. He said re- tords taken included minutes of meetings since.1932. a copy of the constitution and by-laws and information concerning policies. The American Medical Association said last week thai it and various .state and county organizations, | n - i-kiding Ihe Arkansas Medical society, are being Investigated by the Justice Department. Red 'Educational' Work Hit in Conspiracy Trial NEW YORK. Oct. 13. f/P/—Th prosecution charged today that th Communist Party concentrated o educational work t«) achieve ultimal •verthrow of the U. S. governmen )y force. V, S. At(6rnej' Johii F. X. Me Joliey voiced the charge in h animation lo the federal court jur which probably will receive the cas 11 lop Communists late todaj The 11 are charged with conspirac o advocate and teach the forcibl -verlhrow of the United States gov rmnent. When the prosecutor finishes hi. ummation, Judge Harold R. Medin *-il] deliver his charge lo the Jur f eight men'and-four women McGohey told the jury that Com lunist teachings held that a prolet rian peace could be achieved "onl J the smashing of • the bolirgeoi. ate machinery arid the bourgeois ale police/' "••-. ' . FOR SALE CONCRETE CULVERT TII.E Cpiti Jon Ip.<s j,t l»ili'"-|nnrer lhan »n5 other hridie matrrUI » 11 r 5 .I-UM2-IS-II-2I-2I-2T-M-JC Inche*. ' - '~ _ CONCRBTE ^ai- i: SKWER:TILE 77-".. »!"« 4-6-S Inchn • -• • COXCRETE SEPTIC TANKS • Best Price. '*W* Deliicr A.H.WEBB Highway 61 »l SUle Phone 714 Tosfe them oil! Compo re them all! Then you'll know why millions agree-Seagram's 7 Crown lops them all! No [nv*«Hi»Uon In Misse» Dr. p. K. Utley, president of the Mississippi County Medk-nl Society cald today that no indication had been given that this society would be investigated. He termed the Investigation as •strictly political," and In reality a counter attack against, the medical profession's fight, against socialized medicine. The investigations apparently ar e Based on the .charge that the American Medical Association is in violation to anti-trust laws. Revenue Agents To Wage War on Unlicensed Trucks Stale revenue offices in Blytheville and Osceola have been notified by Commissioner of Revenues Dean R.. Morley.. that trucks, , and other vehicle.?, operating without proper licenses will be subject to fines. The directive said trucks and trailers found in operation without 1»4B-50 license plates will be tagged with a summons ticket to report to the nearest-Revenue Office to .secure licenses. There will be a penalty of »3 charged for each 10 days' operation without proper license dating from The penally will not exceed the price of the license.- Officials said that trailers pulled-by tractors on the highway must bear, licenses.' Attlee Rejects Demands for British Election . LONDON, Oct. 13. (/Pj-^ Minister Altlee turned down today demands • for a General parliamentary election this fall and decided that his labor government woulc lide out Britain's economic crisis. The announcement . that there would be no early election was made, an official statement said, to riuict "disturbing effects on trade and industry," caused by widespread .•peculation ot a vote this fall. The labor government's five-year terrh runs until'next July. Under Britain's constitutional 'system, the prime minister has authority to call an election at any time. Attlee announced that he would not advise King George VI to dissolve Parllamnt this year. General (.lections in Britain are precipitated by dissolving parliament. Attlee's announcement set a precedent. It is the first time a prime minister has used an official statement to say ''no" to an election Lewis Says Contract Demands to Cost 30-35 Cents a Ton Increase .WIIITB SULPHUR SPRINGS "'. Vs., Oct. 13. W'j—. John'!,! I.eivis dlsr.ln.sed today that his contract demands on soft coat nperalnr.sN would i-ost • 3(> l o 39 cents a ton more than noir.- He said (he Industry could absorb It oul of profits. Lew-Is, at a T.Vminufe news conference, weal inlo,an exhaustive outline of Ills theory thai powerful financial and .steel Interests were lirlermincd (o- hold up a coal setllemcnt until they "battled il oul" in steel. . . ' " The' UMW president said that it the eovernment must intervene and take nicr Ihe coal prj^ j t should order a "bonafide seizure" by runninj the mines for the benefit of Iht people Instead of the niine owners, Republicans Criticize Clearing of Lilienthal WASHINGTON. Oct. 13 (jf>>—A congressional report absolving the Atomic Energy Commission of "incredible mismanagement" charges set critical Republicans at work today, on a dissenting document; The report clearing Chairman Da- JAYCEES Continued from Page j Ulnment at 11:30, At noon, the contest will end with Ihe /Jrlng of the closing gun Walter Durham, farm editor of the Memphis Commercial Anneal and radio station WMC, win broadcast from the contest site from 12-45 until 1 p.m. , ' At 1, the contest program w ni resume in front of Walker Park grandstand with T. J.. Bailey as master of ceremonies; and will be opened by Don Whitney ,the 260 pound entertainer who bills himself as "Arkansas' Biggest-Hillbilly » Donald Howard's band'will return it-I.-W for a 15-minute stint. Another act by Harry Bryan, '"me Lone Cowboy," will go on at ,..,„ At 1:45, the spectators will » gain ' hear Pappy Stewart's Family To Introduce Guest. Contests guests will be Introduced at 2 p.m. and at 2:05 a welcome talk will be made by Jack Rawlin»s genera! chairman of the National Cotton picking Contest. He will be followed at 2:10 by Roland Bishoo president of the Blytheville Jayceei' who will welcome spectators o« behalf of the club. Doyle Turner and [he National Hillbillies will, be heard at 2-45! lowlns Whitiord's rna R (c show They will be followed at 3 p.m by Tabu, 'the educated ape." This j trained ape appears as part of the • Stewart Family act. | Presentation or the awards will • wgin at 3:30. Mr. Rawllngs will pre- t sent 1.000 crisp, new one-dollar bills : o the champion picker and W n '• Nicholson of Osceola. president of he Arkansas Junior Chamber of ( Commerce, will present the Wonen's Dh-lslon winner with her »25o r irst prize. The program Is scheduled to end at 4: IS. During the day, special iroadcasts will be made over sta- ions WMC, Memphis, and KLCN Blythevilie. Farm Accident Kate High DAVIS, Calif. (AP^Farmers In wcotern slates have a higher accident rate than those In the east, THURSDAY, ..OCTOBER 13. 1949 gineer on the Davis campus .-61 th, University of California. Th. ern farm accident rate Ic 40 . • lor every 1,000. farm people he timates. Falls cause the ea number of accidents oo Jai nui f»>A_Ralph Parks, agricultural en- DAYS ONLY-FRI. & SAT _«<«» 1UW m nlr>. Bo' Kirby Bros. Drug Store, Biylhevill* II •id E. Lilienthal and the other AEC members of the charges was ap- n-oved by the Senate-House Atomic Committee late yesterday. The vote vas 9 (o 6 on straight party lines- Democrats for, Republicans against Senator Hickenlooper (R-Iowa) who made the mismanagement ac- nsatlon, promptly labelled the ma jority report a "cleverly writte whitewash" of the committee's in vesligation last summer. He prom ised a minority version "htghll K h mg the proof" of his charges Hillbilly Jamboree & Danc# LEGION ARENA SAT. 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