The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 8, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 8, 1947
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TUESDAY, JULY 8, 1947 BLYTHKV1LLE (ARK.f OOUBCKR NEWS CIO Fights Rent Increases in U. S. Union Leaders Urge Tenants Everywhere To Refuse Contracts WASHINGTON, July a. <UPI — The CIO, predicting that rent controls will be extended again next winter, urged tenants today to reject ne« leases which carry the voluntary 15 per cent rent boosts. The union called on local officials to organize tenants block by block, apartment by apartment, in opposition to the Increase. The CIO campaign was the first of Its kind on a national scale. It came as landlords over the nation, under provisions or the new rent law. were reported offering tenants leases running through 1948 in exchange for a rent boost. In partial support or the CIO po.sllion an American Legion spokesman advised veterans faced with what they believe unwarranted Increases to reject voluntary boosts and lake their chances on-extension of rent ceilings next March. Legislative Representative Ro- Isert R. Poston emphasized that the Lesion was taking no blanket position on the 15 per cent voluntary increase. Where veteran tenants find proposed increases reasonable, he said, they certainly should approve them as assurance of protection through next year. But Congress next winter probably will find it "ill-advisexl." Poston said, to let rent control lapse. Barring unprecedented build- Ing meantime, he said the legion will support another extension. Cro Council Director John Brophy and Legislative Director Nathan Cowan outlined the "self-protection" plan in letters to state and city industrial union councils. Rent Boss Frank R. Crcerton meantime asked state governors to nominate panels of representative citizens for appointment to new lo> cal rent boards, which can recom- s j mend higher rents or decontrol. Creedou himself will name the boards, to be composed of live men c-iich anil to be set up in each of G14 communities under federal rent . ceiling. Garsson Brothers Found Guilty PAOI m* Murray Gnrsson, center, loaves miernl Coiivt lliiilrtt.i; in WnKliinclo;i after lieliif found "tillly o' warltnic bribery, fraud and conspiracy ,ilon s with his brolhcr, i:f. IJcury Gnrfsoi, and lormer Coiisrcssnmii Andrew J. May v With, Gai-sson are his nllorncys, Sanuwt .r,olcl::licn, left, and Henry Snva-jp'. rlsht. (NBA Telepliolo.) Municipal Paving Funds Distributed to 50 Cities uVTTLE ROOK, Ark., July H. Stale Treasurer J. Vance Clayton yesterday announced distribution 'if SlSS.iite to some 53 municipal imv- ing districts in 'Arkansas. 'J'lie I checks will be mailed out next week lie said. The fund:; are distributed under Lire law.s—tho iJfit r.assod by ilip 1SM7 legi!;l;tturc--un(ler which the state ii'imlmr.-:es (li;;t]'lt;ts lyin>; partly or v.iioily inside Die stale hi^,h\v:ty .sy.ste'in. Unssi'llvillc. with Iliroe districts ii'ci'ivini; lioini- KS.oaa, \vns the Jargest recipient of state tunds. Piano Player Kills Self on Holiday Cruise PBroSKEV. Mich.. July 8. (UP) —A brscrk piano player terrorta! 3.5 imssi'iiBcrs aboard n Onul Likes holiday cruise ship when lie slashed hh Uiroul and run screum- h!B about the vessel In the nude, olfleiats of the u. * c. Ste.imshlp Line reported today. Tlie musician. Identified ns Or- muiul \V. stone. 39, Detroit, died in a hospital here nix hours ufler he slushed himself with n broken water K!»« aboard the enilse ship Western States. Ship's dipt, William MacUonuld said Stone ran wIMly along the deck niul through parlors, nude a.nd si reaming blood. In full sight of passengers ul the dinner hour Suturdny. The beserk musician collnpsei 1 on the Chip's |>rand stairway anil rolled down 40 steps, MacDonald said. Urban Church Workers Assemble in Nashville NASHVILLE, Trim., July 8. (UP Three-Year-Old's 60-Hour Hike Through Mountains Leaves Him Unexcited UARSTOW. cal., July 8. <i/V> _ Three-year-old Wayne (Dutchlo) Bowers could not. net excited today about. Ills 60-hoitv hike through Ihu Sun Dernurdino mountains to jjel Us dull n cup of wnlei'. "Hut I don't like those bin do«s 1 saw" he tuld his 'Muddy, Ma- I'lne siSgl. Clautlc M. Dowers, sla- tterned at Hie Marine Corps ltc»nlr itul Supply m-|K>t here. Tho trucks of mountain lions mid beat's were found near his footprints. The younitstei' wus found uslcei) laic ycsterdiiy tlx miles nwnj 1 mid tiom the Mnrlne reci-e:illon cum)) nl Din Hour irtke, Cnl., from which he slniye<l while his mother fixed bivakfnsl Frldny morning. A few minutes nftor his teiirful- ly-huppy inolhtir. Mrs. Helen Dowers, took him from the mms of 1'vt Sulvudorp HcniniHlcx, who found the MrcplilK child, thuy left tho L'nmp for their home here. the Methodist Church are meeting tit ScarrlU College for their im- mml liulltuK! this week. Miss Mary Lou Darnwell, New York, Is executive secretary and cll- • ~' 'M"i'o Ilinn 100 urban workers of rector of the Institute Britain and' the United that have' lates me Ihc only two countries length. a mile of th* MOW ROOFING « Lowest Prices Sine* Before the War! 45 Lb. Rolled Roofing $1.8$ 55 Lb. Rolled Roofing ...... $2.25 65 Lb. Rolled Roofihq $2.75 Uretn or lied Slate 90 Lb. Rolled Roofing $2.80 160 Lb. Hexagon Shingles .. $4.98 210 Lb. Square Butt $6.75 105 Lb. Brick Siding, all colors$3.85 HARDWARE CO. Inc. NOME OF FAMOUS BRANDS 126 Vy. MAIN ST . PHONE 515 Mrs. X This Is Mrs. X. She is in the Ellis Hospital in Scliortectady, New York. When she was picked up by ico she could neither hear nor *ialk, but since has responded to medical treatment nml authorities now believe she is from utica, Texas, and may have lost her memory in the Texas Cil.y blust. (NEA 1 Telephoto.) At night your headlights do a belter job 03 concrete. 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