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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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_TUESDAY, APRIL 89, 1952 ^^^^"™ —-^—____ Power Charge Increase Paves Aluminum Way Compromise Mad* To Get Reynolds Plant in Arkansas WASHINGTON W - At, Increase m maximum charges for government electricity was lh <T compromise that paved the K-ay for federal Power Commission approval of a power contract for a new aluminum plant in Arkansas. The Power Commission yesterday approved a 30-year power contract »r the 35 million dollar plant that Reynolds Metals Company Plans to build near Arkadelphia. AI"K. The decision reversed its previous order which had approved rates to be charged for government power used by the plant, but limited approval to five years. Reynolds had rejected the five- year clause as "wholly unacceptable," and an increase in maximum rates was the compromise that brought about final agreement. The contract was \ drafted by Reynolds, Arkansas Power and Light Company and the Southwestern Power Administration, the Interior Department Agency which markets power generated at government dams in the Southwest. Since government power was involved, the Power Commission had fto approve the contract. The compromise clause adopted last night provides that (he Power Commission may increase the rates for government power not more than 10 per cent for (he second 5-year period of the contract- 15 per cent lor the third; 17.5 per cent the next; 20 per cent the next and 22.5 per cent the last 5-yeur period. This contrasts with" the first proposed charge increase rate of 7.5 per cent at the end of 10 and 20 years. Reynolds Vice President Walter Rice said the amended-contract is "perfectly satisfactory" and enables the company to proceed at mice with construction plans. Secretary of the Interior Chapman said the new plant should "result in a great boon for the economy of Arkansas." Sens. Fulbrig-ht and McClellan and Rep. Harris, Arkansas Democrats, expressed similar sentiments. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS State Jewelers * Elect Sher Jonesboro Man • • Chosen Director ,., LITTLE ROC Wi — David Scher of Little Hock has been elected president of the Arkansas Retail Jewelers Association. Scher was elected at the closing session of the organization's annual convention here yesterday. He succeeds G. S. Sheppard of Bussell- ville. Keathley Selsson of Crossett was elected vice president, and Martin Fleisehner of Hot Springs was named secrelary-treasurer. New directors are John Stinson of Camden. Boh Elliott of El Dorado, A. A. Cobb of Payettcville, E H. Stewart of Hope, H. T. Purvis of Jonesboro, Selma Schloss of Pine Bluff, Floyd Denman of Stuttgart, C. P. Coats of Batesville, Harold Stanley of Little Rock, K. W. Ellis of North Little Rock, .Henry Rainwater of Walnut Ridge f?*and Sheppard. ' Girls Lured to Pacific Isle Now "Just Want to Go Home' GUAM M>)—Two girl sto\vairays who were lured to this far Pacific island by their "love of excitement and adventure" just' want to za home. But that's 0,000 miles away. As Jerie McDaniel, 26, Walnut Grove. Calif., and Maxine Allen 23, Tacoma, Wash., toured Guam today, they gave considerable Celeste Holm Wins Divorce LOS ANGELES M>|—Actress Celeste Holm won a divorce from publicist A. Schuyler Dunning nfter testifying that he told her he hated her. She was aw-arded custody of their son Daniel. SI a month token support and title to their Brentivood home. Miss Holm told the court yesterday that last September her husband asked her for a divorce, saying: "Much ns I loved you once ' i hate -you now." They were married in New York in 1946. Greek Publishers Held on 'Spy-Law' ^ ATHENS. Greece r/Pi.-Two A)h ens newspaper publishers have been released from jail to awiit trial by court martial'd n a charge they broke Greece's anti-spy laws They are accused of publishing Army secrets outlining CommunM infiltration of the armed ™r™ce The publishers. AlcibMes Ka!a- pothakis of the paper Embros and Nassos Botsts of Acropolis, were arrested a week ago. The document they printed a general staff paper, said a reorganized Red underground Is /„«"<, throughout the armed forces and secret radios In Greece are sending Information to neighboring Soviet satellite nations Utah Men Fight Big Flood Threat Waters Knock Out Railroad Bridge, Dam, Many Homes SALT LAKB CITy (.„>, _ •„,„„_ sands of workers battled Utah's worst flood crisis in history Today attempting to control su r i»in K streams fed by melting .snows" The flood waters knocked out a railroad bridge, ripped out a dam drove families from their homes,' blocked highway traffic and con™ m £ P ? ad ° Ver fa ™i'ands. The Utah floods form a natch- S P i",, rn - U ' S quite « n1i ^ ">= Midwest floods where a major river knocks out levees along miles of its course. In Utah, several rivers and creeks are hammering at scat- fr nocT E - ° thCr "*"" are free Streets In Salt Lake Citv were sandbagged into emergency" canals to carry off the overflow from several canyonsho the east in the Wasatch Mountains. The Jordan River, carrying the West Side Salt Lake City nmoff into the Great Salt Lake .spilled over its banks near the Salt Lake County fairgrounds. it'" r ! 1 i ls ls » the most da »serous flood situation the city has ever faced" said City Engineer Roy w McLeese. "It's anybody's guess whether we can continue to control it." Russell Sees Big Victory Over Kefauver MIAMI, Fia. «v-sen. Richard B Russell's Deep South traditions and solid official support should give him a cleancut victory over Sen Estes Kefauver in their Florida presidential popularity poll May 6 in the opinion of the state's newspapers. Editors and oplitical writers from 31 daily and 10 weekly newspapers participated in an Associated Press survey. They gave their estimates of comparative Russell and Kefauver strength in counties which have three-fourths of the state's registered vote. The consensus gave Russell 55.2 per cent. Kefauver 41.1 per cent. Two political unknowns from Miami were conceded the few remaining votes. thought to their dilemma Then with tears in their eyes, they told u. S. Atty. James Mackey they wanted to go home. But Mackey said the only way he can send them back is to place charges and return them as prisoners— "and we don't want to do that. The Air Force, which unsuspectingly furnished their transportation in a B-29 from McClellan Field Sacramento, Calif., last week Is reluctant to give them return passage. The Navy, in charge of Guam's defense, says it's an Air Force matter. There Is no agency here with money to finance the return trip The girls haven't enough money to pay their own ' way. And they 'Belly-Dance Used by Bees As Language WASHINGTON </pj_Bees may be using the belly-dance for "Ian guage" purposes, the Naliona Academy of Sciences was told today. "Wagging the abdomen" was the polite way a scientist put it, Dr. A. L. Kroeber of Columbia University brought Up the subject in voicing the theory that the bees may have a irue "language"--expressed entirely in "dance-like motions," but limited to food topics. Kroeber, himself an anthropologist and admittedly no bee expert said a German scientist named Von Fnsch had performed bee experiments which "prove" that bees transmit tips on food to one an other by means of such, motions. Woman Editor Is Dead SAN FRANCISCO UP) _ Virginia Brastow, one of the nation's first women newspaper editors, died al • — — "" j - "iiu Liit?y cant expect help from the two airmen they said smuggled them aboard the B-29. The Air Force says it may file charges a"ainst airman Dewey H. Meeks Green wood, Miss., and Robert L. Quick Rifle, Colo. ' Mackey said the girls may be given temporary employment "here to help pay their own Vay home. ~ ^ ____ Arkansas Gazette Cleared of Unfair Labor Practice Charges in Strike WASHINGTON M» — The Arkansas Gazette has been exonerated of unfair labor practice charges in ^the CIO American Newspaper Guild strike against the Little Hock morninc newspaper. An NLRB trial examiner t.^ night recommended dismissal of the union's complaint against the Gazette. Frederic that B. Parkes' 2nd held -— strike of the editorial employes was economic in nature as was the strike- ol the circulation employes, and that neither strike was caused or prolonged by any unfair labor practices on part of the respondent (Gazette)-" Twenty-three news room em- ployes of the paper struck Dec n 1SM3, af(er three months of unsuccessful negotiations on a pro' posed contract. Inability of the union and company to agree on a dismissal clause brought about the walkout, which dissolved about 18 months ago. It was the first strike by editorial employes against an Arkansas newspaper. 10 More Joined Strike Two days after the editorial strikers walked off their jobs they were Joined by 10 members of the circulation department. Parkes 1 61-page report is subject to approval by the NLHB Both parties to the dispute have 20 days Parkes also dismissed the Guild's contention that the Gazette had refused to bargain with it as "statutory representative of the editorial employes." And, he added, there Iwre ho violations of the National Labor Relations Act in the management's dealing with the striking circulation employes. The trial examiner's recommendations were based on hearings last July. The union's complaint was issued April 18, 1951. The Gazette recognized the Guild as legal bargaining agent for editorial employes Sept. 2, 1949 following an NLRB election. However, no election wns held for circulation department employes. When the Guild offered to settle the strike If all employes were reinstated, the Gazette refused to take back circulation workers. It -was failure to reach an agreement on this issue that blocked settlement of (he strike, which still has not officially ended. However, pickets have not patrolled the Gazette building for more than a year and all strikers have obtained other jobs. Fraud Is Charred In addition to challenging the status of the Guild as- bargaining agent for the circulation department, the Gazette contended that Shelley Winters Is Married JUAREZ. Mexico l.-T-i — Transat lantic movie lovers Shelley Winters and Viltorio Gassman honeymooned today after a whirlwind Mexican divorce-and-marriagc which freed the handsome Italian actor from his first wife and hitched him to in which to seek reconsideration t°T a ' SlnCt clrcul!lt " m ™anag of the recommendations and after ".^ .™ Ba 8 ed '" f-nudulent acts the Board rules either can appeal - "- " S. Circuit Court of so upheld the newspaper's right to permanently -replace economic strikers with new employes prior to the strikers' unconditional application . for reinstatement. to the U. Appeals. Parkes also some district circulation managers had engaged In fraudulent acts by obtaining; predated resignations from carrier boys prior to the strike. Parkes also held that the circulation strikers left their Jobs for economic reasons, sought to compel Shelley. The two ceremonies took place an hour and a half apart. During (he divorce hearing Shelley sat in a car ouside the Courthouse polishine her nails. uild John Quincy Adams, sixth president of the United States, was born July 11. 1167, at Braintree, Mass the Gazette to recognize the Gu as (heir legal representative and to support the strike of editorial employes. He added that the Gazette did not refuse to bargain with the Guild In the circulation unit. When the Guild dropped its "all or none" position in August, 1950 and sought to end the strike by reinstatement of only editorial em- ployes, the Gazette refused on the ground that the jobs vacated by (he strikers had been filled. This contention did not violate the Act said Parkes. Liberty Cash Grocery 501 W. Main Phone 4073 •^—^•^^^•^^•^^^•i^^^^^ Air Conditioning And Refrigeration Service Recently graduated from Air Conditioning Training School of Youngstown, Ohio. Expert service on all types of air conditioners and refrigerators. PHONE 2478 For Prompt Service! E. R~AU_E Y 102 East Missouri Arkansas News Briefs— Monticello, Lonoke Men Seek Attprney General's Office By The Associated Frest LITTLE ROCK— Two more candidates have announced for the • Itoriwy general's job, to be vacated by Gubernatorial Candidate Ike Murry. Paul Johnson of Monticello and Bernard J. (Bun) Reed of Lonoke *afd yesteiday that they would seek the post in this summer's Democratic primaries. Cllb Barton of Ft, Smith has filed for the o/fice. Dardanelle Man Drowns in Swollen River DARDANELLE - The swift-running Arkansas river-swollen by recent ralns^swamped a small boat yesterday drowning a Dnrdanelle construction worker. nighT' b ° dy °' J0h " C ° leman ' about 56 ' had "°l be™ recovered last sa C ° lema " S tW ° C0mpa " i0 " 5 ' Roy Darlcr Jr " a »<> Jim Ellis, swam to Monetfe Voters Pass Chance to Cut Taxes LITTLis ROCK-Monette school District voters had a chance to cut their taxes recently, and didn't take it Electors In the district voted In the March school elections against a proposed reduction of the school millage rate from 43 to w mills. Arkansas Strawberry Report Issued FAYETTEVILLE-The Arkansas strawberry report- Horatio and DeQueen area. Weather clear and warm Hauling light Demand good Market steady ' ' V " S 2 " quart c '' te Blakemorcs - us NO. i ,9.00. us NO. ., Shipments: Truck none. 7 Like Ike/ Berryville Man Says in Switching from Taft LITTLE ROCK W)—An Arkansas delegate to the Republican National Convention who wants a presidential candidate who can win says he's switched his support from Sen. Robert,A. Taft to Gen. Dwlght D. Eisenhower. F. A. Teague of Berryville, Ark said yesterday that "I'm for the man who can be elected If nominated, and right now I think that ninns Gen. Elsenhower." Teague's decision cuts Taft's supporters In Arkansas' 11-man delegation from eight to seven and increased Eisenhower's to three. The 11th delegate has refused to state his preference. All 11 are unlnstructed. Four-Time Killer To Preliminary Hearing Scheduled In Utah for Arkansas Escapee Tuck Bishop TOOELE. Utah (/I>,~ A four-time Arkansas killer tomorrow uill re ceive a preliminary hearing here on a charge of slaying two men ruck Bishop, 57-year-old escapee from the Arkansas state prison farm Is accused of murder in the shooting of James Dougherty and Utah T A jrTs H°" Blns at °I' lllr . under the name ol Carl 'B. Anderson. But P. L. Dow. director of the Utah Bureau of Criminal Idcntifi- cat on, snld the man was the Tuck Bishop who failed to report back to the Arkansas penitentiary Inst Jan 1 from n Christmas furlough Bishop was servln s concurrent Ife sentences In Arkansas lor slay- Ing two of tlie four men he shot down on a Springdale. Ark street on Jan. n, 1913. PAGE THREE Jud0e Frees Two Held for Reckless Horseback Riding NEW YORK W1- Two young Englishmen charged with reckless horseback riding 1,, BrookJvn's Prospect Park were free men'to- day because of a friendly luri»e ' Police told Magistrate's Court yesterday thai, (lie two men Peter Laker, 25. and Clifford Lister ->4 both agents of the Cunard steamship Line, were clocked galloping at 25 miles an hour through the park. Protested Lister: "The Beast I was riding was well into his elf-nth year and if we were doing 20 mites an rour it was a bit of a miracle." "Case dismissed," ruled Magistrate Matthew p. Pagan "In the interest of international friendship." Paul Robcson Barred From Opera House SAN FRANCISCO (IP) _ Paul Robcson, Negro singer and admirer of Russia, Is barred from giving a concert In San Francisco's War Memorial Opera House because of his politics. To Vote Today On Salaries LITTLE ROCK Wj-Dele E ates to the annual convention of the Ar kans.i,, conference of Social Work today were to vote o,, a resolution asking that the salaries of state social workers be Increased. If approved, the resolution will P?,birVi°f th ° ^"-nlssioner o Public Welfare and the supervisor of the state Merit Council .^P ^solution ask., that salaries for beginning social workers be , 5 h ?!! cducatio " and training ralher than on the Job which th» applicant is seeking. And it aS° hat promotions be based on edu™ lion as well a.s experience. The convention opened yesterday. Waitress Tells Of Kidnaping Fayetteville ner "" a Night Chief of Police L P Kyle iM Lucille Johnson of Springda e MA him she escaped from her ah! rtuctor by jumnin ? from his car when he slowed down to make « turn. She suffered severe bruises Kyh. 01 " 5 '" U ' C 1C " P ' Sal<1 CWe ' Chief Kyle said Miss Johnson told him that the man forced her to enter his automobile after she had refused an offer for a ride The man drove out to a gravel road about four miles north of here, and when he slowed down to turn ofl the highway, Miss Johnson Jumped, the chief said. The driver kept going. * * Improved Telephone Service Promised LITTLE HOCK (£>>—TUB Southwestern states Telephone Company yesterday promised to improve service to two of the Jo cities It server In Arkansas. A Public Service Commission hearing on Southwestern^ application to boost rates re-opened here Company witnesses said yesterday the firm had agreed to improvu service at Carlisle and Des Arc two of the cities which have protested the proposed rate increase. Buy Now SAVE on famous SWP House Paint Offer! NEVER BEFORE A BARGAIN LIKETHJS... 6 Gals. 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