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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 8, 1950
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MONDAY, MAY 8, 1950 AFL Executive Council To Map Plans for '50 PHILADELPHIA, May 8. «') _. President William Oreen of the American Federation ot Labor sits down with his 13-man Executive Council todny to map the political economic and Inter-union paths the API, will trod in 1350. Certain to receive major consideration at the council's spring meeting is a proposal by the CIO's Philip Murray calling for formation o/ a committee to help create a united ^bor front. (BTlic council meeting tops a full week of A PL activity In Philadelphia, including the 5lh annual APL- uuion Industries show and tiie five- day convention of the Pennsylvania Federation of Labor. Ill his recent proposal, Murray suggested that a joint committee he formed by the nation's major labor orguniz'Ulons to: <1> Coordinate labor's economic, political and legislative activities. <21 Work toward eventual merger Into a single untied organization. Oreen repeatedly has said ">e lav- ors a powerful .siiiKlc labor federation In the U.S. but the matter of pol'ttcal and economic coonerat^n in advance of such a merger is still an open question. J.-sl month. Green said f'e F>cc- uti"e C-"'"'M wor'd consider that portion of Mi'rr-v's nrowsnl calling for !>5t<ihiishment of a joint cooperation con""'lt«e.\ Ohavcd [»• l,o«h Murray's plan has ulreadv been accented bv .M,n I,. Liwis. chief of t!'e United Mine workers, and Al H-v» Si nresi-'enl nf the T-ideuon- rtcnt Machinists Union. The roil- roa'l unions, included in Murray's invitation, have not vet renlled. Indications were strong that the AFT, council will reiterate Its stand fiat a merger should cor"e first and the united labor front will follow. . Another dcveloument exnc-ctcd by many during the council's sns«'ons ^^n announeernent that the 500.- tVf.incmber inacMnists union _ wfich quit the AFL four years ago —is readv to re-affiiinte. Fireworks may rievelon o'ver charges by Edward H. Wevler. sec- ret-ry-trcapurer of the Kentucky AFL, that John L. Lewis is "moving In" on AFL coal contracts. M"re than 100 resolutions, ranq- ine from demands for rcueal of the Tiift-Hartlcy law to a plea for a United Ireland, will be tnken UD by delegates to the stntc AFL convention. James L. McDevltt. president of the Pennsylvania Federation, and Earl c. Borr. secretary-treasiirer. met with the 14 vice presidents yesterday in an executive council session. A spokesman said the council members voted unanimously to refrain from endorsing nnv state candidates in advance of the May 16 primary election. Abuse May Cut U.S. Personnel MILWAUKEE, May 8. OT- government will lose many of Its best qualified people, says State Department Counselor George F. Kcn- iinn, if "abuse and derision" heaped on officials in Washington becomes much worse. Addressing a meeting of the Institute on United States Foreign Policy, Kenman gave, only a passing reference directly to charges of Communists in the State Department. He urged his audience not to make state Department leaders "the scapegoats of whatever dissatisfaction and bewilderment you may feel concerning our alternation posi- Kcnnan, who is retiring from the State Department in June to undertake academic work, said: "We arc not rich, strange as it may seem to some of you. in men both qualified and available to take these positions." Hews . FAYETTEVILLE. Ark.. May 8. CAP)— Warren's Beverly Mai Juries is the Queen of Gaebale. the University of Arkansas sprins festival. She was selected Saturday night ss the climax of the annual ceremony. Aids were Joan Glasgow, Little Rock, and Sarah Alice Kiech, Jonciboro. C/ore Luce See.i Need For a 'Family Wage' DETROIT, May s. (AP) — Clare Bcothe Luce suggests that industry might think about paying a family iva»e" to help out In tlie general labor problem. Mrs. Luce was here to receive a medal from Detroit's first Friday "31UI) ns its "Catholic Woman of the Tear." I" her ncreplnnce speech the playnght and former congresswo- ••Eniployens should atimit in the worker's pay envelope that a married man needs a little more than a single man. that a man with one child needs more than n man with no children, nnd so on. "This must be assumed by Indus£ t « U will bc assumed^y the Ithaca Gun Founder Dies at Age of 704 ITHACA. N.Y., May 8 (If)' _ S C °J,!. C S ' Uvc ""°rc ctidn't believe him- J" SC ^. ut " fina "5' overtook 2" V-n , M Iast week !lt ] W- He still headed the board of the Ithaca Gun Company, which he helned found in 1886 Until recently. Livcrmore went to employe" Mo*' 1 ' '° ° mSC<! " 1C 3 ^ with the firm for at least 20°yea™ beveral have been working for half Livermora was proud of his pre- c ion-b,,nt guns .but he didn't use them. He. preferred horseback riding to hunting. When riding became to strenuous, he turned, as he put it. to smoking a good cigar with friends." EL DORADO. Akr., May 8. (AP) —Miss Fannie Hardy of Little Rock k the new president, of the Arkansas Business and Professional Women's Chios. Other officers elected at the closing session of the annual convention here Saturday are MLi= Pauline Gideon. El Dorado, pnd Miss Nora LindrjUist. Fort Smith, vicepresidents: Miss Frances Rawls. Pine Bluff, secretary: and Miss Gussie Mae Shoppnch, Benton, treasurer. PETIT JEAN STATE P\RK May 8. (AP)_Dr. R. H. Austin of Arkansas State College. Jon<vboro is new president of the Arkansas Ac-demy of Science. He was elected Saturday at the final session of the academy's 3ith annual meeting here. SMITH. Ark.. May a. (AP) —Another Little Rock newsman hns assumed presidency of the Artinsas Stnte Associated Press oranm^ation. He Is Harrv Ashmorp. escritue editor of the Arkansas C;w"e who srtarcds Allen TMrien. rjtv editor of Ihe Arkansas Democrat He wa.s elected at the seml-an- ntial merlin;; of the orrarwUioi here yesterday. E w. Fivcmr.p Jr p-iWshcr of Ihe Pinr- Bluff Commercial was elected vlcc-nrcsirtent. anrl Frank TVhins. Jr.. publisher of the Onway T/w-Cnbin Democrat, wns re-elected a director, WASHINGTON. May a. \p> _ Sv-f f fi;r:n= for « sound national water policy will be heard hv a pre-irtciUiil commission at I ij ctteville. Ark., on June 30 and July The President's Water Ri o ircc Policy Commission, of which Dr. Lewis W. Jones. University of A-k« IM president, is a mo-iiner. an- .iicrd yo.stordny it wilt hotel a BU. !e< of hearings throughout She country. Chairman . Morris I,. Coo^e .said discussions will center on questions ns to what extent the government should participate in major water resource projects and to what ex- Freedom-Bent Malaya Fighting Corruption KUALA LUMPUR, Malnya—«P)_ Precdom-bent Malaya is out to riti the country of corruption, widespread among its government officers. Its legislative council has passed a bill to achieve this. Bribery now is a non-seizable ofiense. Police have no special powers for investigation. The court is denied the opportunity to hear certain evidence. The new bill removes these obstacles. It Rives government the power to order insnection of bank boohs and provides for heavier fines .and longer terms of imprisonment. tent industry's growing concern for adonuate water supply should be considered in formulating national policy. Color Cartoons D LYTHEVIULES ONLY" .Ml WHITE THE ATP Fl Last Day • Open 7:00 . STARTLINGl V. STAGGERING! t MIGHTY JOIYOUMG News Cartoon —Courier News Photo MODELS AT FASHION SHOW-Momm Jean Sherwood (left) of Joiner and Mrs. Rube Boyce of Osceola were on hand in the American Legion auditorium Saturday to model in Blytlieville's Cotton week fashion show. Here both are appearing in garments from the Maid ol Cotton wardrobe. Butte Runs Out of Copper, It Still Can Be Used for A-Bomb Hideaway BUTTE, Mont., -m— If Butte ever runs out of copper, it can still rent itself out as tlie nation's premier atom bomb hideaway. There are more than 7,000 miles of underground workings—some a mile deep—beneath this "greatest iiining camp on earth." They could hold the 8,000,000 population of New York city comfortably. And they could do so with less crowding than Gotham's .people gel today on the way to work in the subway. But Butte isn't catering to fugitives from an atom-afraid world. The main things. Butte is still interested in are metal and fun. ft originally sat cm the "richest hill In the world," and it still feels it does. This hill Is a swelling buttc, a pimple compared to the Continental Divide mountains around it, that fias produced more than $2,500,000,000 in the last 84 years. The wealth has come from gold, silver, zinc and copper—but mostly from copper. Butte is a Lazarus town. It twice has been given up for dead. But If today it is a civic corpse, then it is the liveliest one in history, it is a deathless town that always has risen from the grave its doubters buried it in—and. still hale and hearty, survives its detractors those or little faith. At G8 years of age. Butte isn't looking for ghost town retirement. Its prcbler.i is to get enough hard rock miners to keep it booming. Founded in 1804, when gold was first discovered, it dwindled to GO inhabitants by 1814, when the surface placer claims were worked out. Then for eight years it revived ns a silver-mining center. And in 1882 a subboru Irish immigrant, Marcus Daly, the first of the copper kings bulled others into a realization of the real paydirt—copper, tile metal civilization has more everyday use for than gold. Fifty years ngo even the critics were saying that Bntte ngnln was through. They claimed the rich rifts of peacock ore — the highbearins- veins are multi-colored as a peacock's tail—were about exhausted. But they were wrong. Today "the richest hill" so far appears still exhasutlcs.?. it produces one-third or the nation's copper and the end l:»Vt in sight. 'Our high grade ore is just as good as it ever was," said a spokesman for the Anaconda Copper Mining Company, which owns the hill. "We don't know how much there is left _ we haven't reached the point where it would he worthwhile to make an engineering survey. "But we have readied a point where it is profitable also to mine Complcft HWM Entertainment ,. rnRULY « "buy beyond compare" in a •^-quality television combination. 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The compromise riRrremcnl also m-oviilos that wanes will rise ntul fall according to fliictiuiUoii.s In the cost of living, The TUC ordered Mie ecncral strike last week after Premier Urho Kckkoncn drafted striking railway engineers Into military service. The draft order wns cancelled Saturday after engineers continued to to work. Wngo agreements covering most trade unions expired early tills month nnd until early today negotiations between unions and employers hnd been stalemated. Missing $50 Finds Its Way Back Through Mails CLARKSVILLE, Ark.. May 7. 'API—gome people are hcmosl. even ir it, requires detective work. A patient nt municipal hospital we Sister M. Antonita, the superintendent. $50 for payment of a doctor's bill. She put the money in business reply envelope—tlie kind on which the acidressec guarantees postage—wrote the patient's name on it and handed it to the doctor. Tile doctor promptly lost it. Last week. Sister Antonita received a letter from a Glen Ellyn, III., publishing house containing . Someone had found the envelope containing the moiiny, nnd mailed It. The firm didn't think It belonged to them. Since Sister Anlonltn was the only person In Clai ksvillc with whom they had corres|X>iulcd. they thought perhaps she could help Ihem find the rightful owner. She cotiM. Flour is "enriched" by restoring some or the vitamins and minerals lost in the milling process. 150.000.000 tons of low grade ore— nnd that alone would keep us busy for the next, 35 years." A miner put it more down-to earth.: 'This hill runs clear down to Hell. We'll never run out of copper until we dynamite the devil himself. LUXORA NEWS B > .Mrs G. C. Drite Misses Circtcben Barnes and Em!!'? i 1 ' 00 , Kc '>™iner spent the past weekend in Marked Tree ns guests famfly Kc " 1Kll " cr 's brother and ly ' Mrs - R Pate spent the . r!h" M "' m '•"'"""'IB "ic opera La oheme in Memphis Friday were i' V. "°" eh ' Ml ' s - T ' L - sta "«. Mrs. J. s. olive, Mrs. Ton, Calls and M,,,. r , ois stcphcnson. Mrs. Hurry nicharrison and children spent last weekend in Memphis visiting Mr. Richardson, who ls .. n , IJi'ticnt in the Methodist Hospital there. Mrs. Tyc Adams was hostess to her two (able bridge club nt her home hist Wednesday afternoon. Mrs. O, c. Driver nnd Mrs. nowcn Inomnron were prize winners in the afternoon games, after which the hostess served a dessert course. Mrs. Grovcr Driver nnd Mrs. Sue Brown spent several day.s last week In Memphis as the gucsls of Mrs Brown's daughter, Mrs. w. K. Gowen, and family. Mrs. R. L. Victory Is on this week's Memphis Dnpllst. Hospital list. She was accompanied to Memphis by Mrs. A. D. liill and Mrs. Chnrlcs Edwards. Thomns noswcll of Arkansas School of Medicine In Little Hock was the weekend guest of Miss Jean NEW Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Matinee Saturdays .t Sunday* Mul.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. Showing Manila, Ark. 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