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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 3, 1947
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BLYTHBVILIJ! (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, JULY 3, 10.17 m tofpsts Comply Head o Unio* Organization DETROIT, July 3 (U?)—The rd Motor Company •said todaj no longer recognizes the Fore- ini Association of America as '*. Mrgaimhg agent- and,, welcomed I.MO striking foremen back to the Jotolthey left 44 days aro. *j Atj the same time Ford said i fn foremen reported to work In l two tDetroit area -plants today in '.what appeared to be a crumbling Sof tt* PA A strike. The company \5»ki-it expected l.OM back on the ' Job later 111 the day. ,- John S Bugas, 'Ford vice-president and -director of Industrial re!artons,' l -^n»de known the company's p&lQon in letters to Robert i H. Kejs. president of the FAA ^«nd' Richard . T. Leonard, vicc- •. president ' stid Pord director fo» the OIO'United Auto Workers Union . . Bugas informed Leonard tha 1 Fortj wasAJsctins the UAWs offer to mediate Hie foremen's dispute-, in which the FWA sought a new'contract and full recognition. Henry Ford 11, president of the 1 company, accompanying stalc- i ment said he welcomed all strlk- t ers back to their job nud assured ' them ' no discrimination" would be shown because ot the walkout. Angr^f Mississippi Breaks Another Levee Suspects Questioned MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 3. (UP) — I'ollce said today that they had failed to connect an ex-convict and his wife, being held In crlttenden County, Ark., jails, with an $18,350 Jewel robbery here last May. The couple. Shirley R. Shock- j Human Chain Functions and dragged him out. BATESV1LLE, Ark.. July 3. (UP) —T. A. Kay, 45, of Mount Pleasant, Ark., thanked his follow fislierme;i lor being alive today. When he tJipucd and fell Into ilic iran, 27, and Mrs. Blllle U Shock- I swirling waters below the While man, 28, had been Jailed at Marlon | ft'vcr Dam yesterday, fishermen on and West Memphis. Ark., In cornice- tllc bnnk formed a human chain lion with a drug store robbery last May 18. The pair allegedly took $500 111 money and (400 worth ol narcotics from the drug store. putc over bases between this country and Panama hinges on an Interpretation of a wartime agreement which granted the United Stales permission to occupy defense sites in Panama for the year after the wnr. Panama contends the U. S, was required to withdraw one year after the Japanese surrender aboard the Battleship Missouri. This country's view Is that the year docs not begin until n final peace treaty has been signed. After a five-day flRht to reinforce the Chonlcau Island leve-i, the mint; pressure broke throuuh nnrt (yjvcrcil 2000 acres or wheat and corn. The bridge In the background Is Chain'of Rocks Bridge, Clioulcnu In land. Illinois, near St. Louis. This is (ho highest Ihc Mississippi has been In 103 years, the tlood stage now standing at 3D.3 feet. iNH.V Tslcplioto.) , Hfespital Board Delays Action On New Plans LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July <UP>—The public will have to wait, a little longer lor tin ox- planfetion of the "long range .planj"-which are said to Ire befors the OStatc Hospital Board of Con- 1 trol.' ' - Tlje hoard met ycslcrtliiy ir Little Rock, most of the time ir executive session. Afterwards the hostfltal's new superintendent, Dr George W." Jackson said rlwi any anntuncetncnt of future plans n' this 1 time "premature. 1 Tl)e board acted on the 19*748 »pprdprialion by noi Draining the >full salary increases anlhoriz- ed | to hospital personnel. The members s«ild by not graNl'";! thi! full 'incr»»£ts there will be a margin 'for incentive for prcsjnt em- ployes. B^ard Cjwirman Fubc;- White ot OscMla explained that further adjustment --in- the salaries ot- lower, bracket employes proViiibiy will be matte after ^thc board has selected a personajl;manager.' ; Michigan Boys Visit State tin Bicycle Tour LtTTLE ROCK. Ark., July 3. (UPJ—Two. Wayne university sln- dcnls lef^tliis morning on the Southwest'leg of a 2,500-mlle bicycle trip to Mexico City. T!iey.,»re.,.Joel Overman of De* troil, a iCcJology mnjor nnd artist; and Lawrence Cowell of Pontlac, Mich., an English mnjo/. They .ieft, Detroit June 10, and hope tojfpe'tldle into MCKI'CD City AUJJ. 2. -So^ far. they have nvcr- .aged 55 to 60 miles a day. but hiarje ,108 miles Tuesday before reaching" Little Rock. Economic War on Communism Not Clear to American People By IKK NICHOLS {Unktrd l^ess. Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, July 3. (UP) — A nationally-known economist urged yesterday that the American people be told "the facts o( lite" about an all-out economic war against Communism. Testifying before the Joint Congressional Economic committee, Dr. Leverett S. Lyon of Chicago said: "The realities .... would be for more clear to the American pcopie if it were pointed out that they are really lighting Communism with Ihe food from their tables, the clothes which might otherwise ne on their backs, the building materials vhlch might otherwise be used ft>r ,helr housing." Dr. Lyon. clilcl executive officer of the Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry, described the iracticc of concealing "the facts of lite In this mutter .... under such gilded terms «s "fighting Com- Youth Meeting Planned C|ARUTHER5VILL'F;, Mo., July 3 —The KcvT'Nelson Reagan, pastoi of iBellcvue Baptist Church Memphis,»will conduct a spccia meeting 'Ifer'e tonight, at the Ca- rutbersville Baptist Church. While the. theme of the meeting will be ''Ycnith For Christ," it is also cii- recfed "toVard adults and of all dentominatJbns. niunlsm with dollars'." The lime has come, he said, to tell American'; the full cost of such a program nnd the .sncrlllce.s which it necessarily implies. j Dr. Lyon heads an association of more than &.OUO Chicago are:i finns. Formerly ho was an economic professor at the University of C,iicai;o and executive vlcc-presklent. of Brooklngs Institution. The economist said ft was cloir the nation Is approaching "an c- mcrgency, It not a wartime, economy." Suggesting that Congress consider the posstbillty of renewing t-aUon- Inf;. he listed "three defects" in the government rationing pro.^ram- Among them was the claim Usr. "it detracts from the veal cause o£ high prices nnd gives rise to the feeling that high prices result from sonv: inept or malicious action by dis trlbutors, producers or government." Baby Born Alter Mother Dies May Live, Doctor Boatyard in Maryland Village Damaged in 'Mystery' Bombing With the exception of mineral nil(ates"c:kf)orted by Chile, most nitrogen .fertilizers, sre made synthetically of atmospheric nitrogen. WITTMAN. Mel, July 3. (UP) •-Preliminary investigation showed today ( that a faulty bomb shackle ct a still unidentified plane may have been responsible for the dropping of two smalt bombs on this fishing village, yesterday.. The bombs wrecked a boatyard nnd injured tire owner and his son. . Police reported finding u bomb fragment to '\vhich ft broken piece of n bomb shackle was attached. The shackle Is used to fasten the bombs under the plane's luscliigo, and police theorized that It broke and freed the missiles. Experts from Ihe Army's Aberdeen, Md., proving grounds were to examine the bomb.fragment anri the shackle in an effort to determine whether the. plane WHS Army, Navy or civilian. In Washington, an Army Air Forces spokesman .siiid he riitl not believe the single-engine plane described by wlltman residents belonged to the Army. He said thsvc was no practice bombing being hcUt between New York and Richmond, Va.. and addcrt that the AAF no longer has any "live" bombs i:i the area. The Navy's Patuxcnl River Air base said It hnd "live" bombs, but that none of Its planes was In tho nir at the lime the "bombing" occurred. The bombs weighed between 50 nnd 100 (Hjunds each nncl were salct by police to have been loaded with low-powered test charges of tho type used on bombing ranges. Target practice bombs carry only c- noiiKh powder to cause a Kiimll explosion so pilots ,will know wh,::i they hit a target. Eyewitnesses reports or the plane were confusing. Some spectators told police It WHS "Hying too liii? i to identify." Others .said It wiu "reasonably low." some said the plane was a dark colov. while others recalled it was silver. One of the bomlis struck a boatyard owned by J. Walter Jones, nnroothic a cement, foundation ami demolishing one craft tic was build- Ing. Jones anil his son. Edwin, wore knocked unconscious by flying clc- brls, but neither was seriously injured, ' Tlie second bomb fell In an open field and did no damage. Says CL,Ani<,SVfLLE. Ark., July 3. (UP) — A baby Bill born 10 minutes after her mother died en route to tlio hospital was Biven a "fnir clmnce" today to survive. The mother, 30-year-old Mrs. Adolph Krcipkc was proncmiccddeail a few minutes alter her irantlc husband hntl earned her in his arms into the hospital. Farmer Krcipkc had vaccd 10 miles, mostly over dirt roads to get to the hospital. He had returned from the fields to find his wife unconscious on Ihe floor of their farm home. Krcipke said that lie lost no lime In bundllm; his wife in the cab his farm truck. He was wearing his farm clothes when he parked the. truck in Iront ot the hospital and carried his wife inside. Nurses quickly summoned physicians. Mrs. Krcli.kc was not breatnlng. physicians said that, she had died as the truck neared the hospital. The body of Mrs. Krelpkc was taken into the operating room whcrt; Dr. Jantcs Kolb performed 11 Caesarian operation delivering^.!' six-pound, seven-ounce baby. At first Dr. Kolb said that the '.n~ Panama Canal Improvement Faces Delays WASHINGTON, July 3. (UP) — Tin; llnnsD Merchant Marine Committee today urged Congress to postpone all improvements on the strategic Panama Canal until Panama ru;iees to yrant the United States adequate defense bases. In a heretofore secret report to the Mouse, the committee said increasing ship traffic through the •M-mile waterway mid develonnicii of dcvii.stnling new «capons made it necessary to take further steps to expand and protect the canal. Hill it said that unless Panama is willing to grant this country addi tiunal defense bases Irom whicl fast-flying enemy planes could be Inlcrccpted, the defense of ttic ca- nul u'ould be "seriously weakened." Its (hidings were the result of a fii-st-hnntl Inspection of the Canal Zone earlier this year by special subcommittee headed by Rep David M. Potts. R., N. Y. • The report said the present dis- Round out the In Glorious Style with CHICKEN N-BAM Hot Rolls f-rench Fries BAKERY SPECIALS to Give the Family a Treat FRESH LEMON CAKE Experiments arc bclnp niadewitt- airplane seals which support the rpinc ami head so effortivolv passengers will not be Injured' whc: a |>;«ne is rrrmgbl from 'JOD lllpl to a full slopln nine feet. fant had an even chance to live. But as the hours passed into the morning he said the baby's chances fov life had improved. AT DIXIEUN Highway 61 North at Holland, Mo. \« 2-loycr, 7-inch cake, with fresh " >i king made with pure lemon juice. juice. On Sale 69c Saturday Only! HART'S BAKERY ice lo Ihe JULY FOURTH .... On this date we again pay our respects to every man who ever wore a uniform in service to our country and iis defense of democracy around Hie world. Charlie's Electric Shop Walpole Electric City Electric Co. * * * Our Offices Will Be Closed July Fourth and Fifth in Order that Our Employees may have a Double Holiday. Emergencies Will Be Cared;For KITCHEN CABINETS $52.50 Ono compact unit, designed to save you steps! A place for everything with plenty of shelves and drawer space! Porcelain cnamol finish with neat decorations. Enjoy its convenience right now! EASY TERMS CHINA CABINETS s doors display dishes :iltrncttvcly. Plenty of dnnvcr anil cupboard p CABINET BASE Practical Cabinet with wooden (op . . . Not ox- nrtly as pldwcd, but sturdily built lo Give long service! • • $19.95 ALVIN HARDY Furniture 'The Store of fietter Buys" 113 East Main Phone 2302

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