The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 19, 1950 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 19, 1950
Page 12
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVTLLE. (AUK.) COURIER NEW3 TUESDAY, DECEMBER 19, Auto Industry Keeps Eyes On Washington for Effect Of Price Rollback Request DETROIT, DCC. 19. (/P) _ The whole automobile industry looked to Washington today for government reaction to General Motors' request for modification of the car price rollback. Representatives of each major ear producer were heading for the nation's capital for talks on the auto price situation with economic stabilization <ESA) officials. The conference starts tomorrow, with the CIO United Auto Workers Union also taking part. General Motors Corp., the Industry's biggest manufacturer, took the lead yesterday In actively protesting an ESA order Snturdn'v that rolled back car prices to the Dec. 1 level. The corporation telegraphed the agency asking for some modification of the order. Just what sort of modification <3M has In mind neither the corporation nor the ESA would say immediately. But a government spokesman said "rough details" for the proposal are In the hands of Price Stabilizer Michael V Di Salle. Sale of C.irs Hailed OM halted the sale of its 1851 Chevrolet, pontiac and Cadillac models yesterday. The first two had been increased in price by about five per cent before the rollback order, and a similar scheduled boost on Cadillacs was withdrawn after the government announcement. Telegrams were sent to Chevrolet, Pontiac ami Cadillac dealers saying no new models were to be sold "pending an examination of the discriminatory order.'* The Ford Motor Co.. Chrysler Corp., and Nash Motors, also affected by the rollback, so far have made no similar niovo. Tied up with car prices was the question of wages for more than a million workers In the auto industry. Most are working under five-year cortracts wilh wages tied to (he cost of living and annual improvement raises guaranteed. Contrail Tu Jeopardy' General Motors President c. E. Wilson warned all unions with which his firm deals that the price rollback places these contracts "in jeopardy." "An arbitrary price freeze would seem under the intent of the Defense Production "Act -of 1050 to require an equally arbitrary wage freeze," he added. However, Wilson said GM "intends to do everything possible to preserve Its labor agreements and to maintain its policies for the fair compensation of employes." Walter P, Reuther, president of Ihc UAW. made it clear the union would fight any government move to freeze wages. In Washington for the wage-price conference Kcuthcr told reporters that outlawing the cost-of-living clause in UAW contracts would be "abrogating our whole contract." "What we decided to do about it will be up to us," he added. "It the government realty stabilizes the economy, there would be no incrmse in the cost of living, so our escalator clause would become academic. If this feature Is ruled out, the the whole contract Is out." MacArfhur Soon to Hear Opinion Of Professionals on Korea News WASHINGTON, Dec. 19. (/f) _ General MacArthur will soon hear some professional opinion—relayed by the Pentagon—on his system of . letting newsmen report what's happening In Korea. Top executives In newspaper and radio fields yesterday gave Secretary of Defense Marshall their views of news coverage and security. The •Secretary left after lunching with the executives and returned briefly before the nearly-four hour meeting broke up. The views they expressed will bo passed along to MacArthur, the Defense Department said, without making them public. However, correspondents both at the. front and at Tokyo Army Headquarters have complained frequently of having to hold up widely-known Information, of the Army itself releasing stories they were not allowed to send, and of the security label- being clapped on things In which they say security was not involved. The date on which Spring arrives varies from March 19 to March 21. Plan Introduced To Defer Students WASHINGTON.'Dcc. Ifl. f/i-j Advisers to Selective Service Director Hershcy yesterday explained in detail their plan to-defQr college students who score top marks In brains or ability. Following up x preliminary recommendation. the 27 advisers suggested a special classification, 2-A (S) for students whose professional training is of "potential value to the national health, safety and Interest." The student would have to get a high mark (the group didn't say how high) In a general classification test (intelligence or ability).' have n high rating from an accredited school and get an essential Job in his profession after graduation. It Is estimated that about 15 per cent of U. S. pupils still attend one-room schools. &8F ;-$& » \$> f ?W*' !£L,>2£e&, ^ ^ FRIGHTENED REFUGEES FLEE NORTH KOREA-wCdin^ with bare feet in the ireezing- cold Inedonfi River, teus of thousands of frightened Koreans made their way south before advancing Chinese Commumsl forces. Cries of children with frozen feet, lost from their parent filled Ihe air as NEA-Acmc Stall Photographer Ed Hodman took this dramatic picture south of lyongyang. Refugees were forced lo 'wade across when military bridges were closed to them during the great UN withdrawal. ' - Goa May Extend GOA, Iml in (A P) — | lioinbuy citizens seeking relief from! prohibition will so:>n have to go deeper into Portuguese territory to buy their Liquor. • . i Negotiations are underway be- ccry Collrt hnl , ms hm , „, , t , .ween Bombay and the Goan au- C | )Brgcs thnt , R $MOOW) b b thormes to extend from two miles tlon racket flourished at the Mem- the dry belt established around phis branch of the Tennessee Cliil- Ihe Portuguese colonies of Goa, dren's Home Society Damaun and Dili. . j T | lc m n Wlts filed yesterday by ! Dist. Atty. Gen. John Heiskeyy. A Charges Filed Against Memphis Children's Society — The bamboo is believed to be the most rapid growing of plants. similar the higher earlier by the state? was tossed out ' on the ground.'! that Helskell was War-Wrecked Hungnam Offers Little Christmas Spirit for G/'s the only oilicial with Jurisdiction. The state charges were leveled against the late Miss Georgia Tann, who died of cancer during a slate investigation of the home she headed. Heiskell's bill asked a temporary filed several months injunction against Mrs. Ann At- Ily Slan S'viiifon HUNGNAM, Korea, Dec. 10. (l\'>— The Christmas season is gray and depressing on this dreary beachhead. Even before the war, Biungnam was nn ugly manufacturing center and seaport. The tone was set by sprawling Chosen Fertilizer Plant. Today the city is a tangle of wreckage. You walk down frozen, mud roads past great girders angling crazily from tottering, roofless walls. You throw your sleeping bag on the broken cement floor of a cell- like brick factory with broken windows. Or maybe you live in ft rat- infested hut In a' native shanty town. * Soot from burning buildings begrimes the snow and fills the air. Some soldiers still wash. But. filth blackens their faces and hands minutes later. Dirt belches from crude smoke pipes of the ugly iron fuel oil stoves that fight losing air battles with the cold. The cold is always present. -Yon are bundled In a fur-lined •parka and wear layer upon layer of clothing. The bitter wind cuts through" it all, whipping the heat- out of the body. The sound of waft the sight o! war, the feel of war .are always present. . There are the ever-booming guns. Ihe half-frozen tinfantrymcn crouched in their foxholes up front, the big guns tucked Into'frozen earth emplacements, the growing tension. Cyprus Ruins Found MYRTOU—Cyprus (AP) — Diggers on this historic Mediterranean isle have discovered ruins of an iron age settlement some 3.MO years old. The excavators who carried out the work—from Ashmolcan Museum, Oxford, and the University of Sydney. Australia _ believe that immediately below are indications of late and middle bronze age dwellings. , 1- »?"-^Y*"i-* ^v»"" -i jj 7'_-"; v , ••,'--""' i- , b_!l*:v s ?50\ vr;v^^ , t ,^ Seagram's V.O., per fifth 5.75 Echo Springs - '/i pint. . . .._.- 1.40 Echo Springs - pint 2.75 Old Charter - Yi pint 1,90 Old Charter -pint 375 Old Charter - fifth 5.75 Cascade - !/j pint 1.50 Pi nr 3.75 Cascade Fifth 4.65 James E. Pepper, Bonded - Vi Pt 1.80 '-•nos E. Pepper, Bonded - pint 3.60 . BEER Griesedicck Falstaff 6 Cans Carry Away Pkg, 51 Hyde Park 11 llwhs'ciser / Schlil7. ° Uluc Kibnon Cans Phone 3481 Hiway 61 Holland, Mo. the sudden quarrels between icnda. TIs is the beachhead as the holiday week approaches. It Is not n place where you feel ike saying. "Merry Christmas." . wood Ho)lms',Yoilh, executrix of the Tann Estate, and the Union Planters National Bank and Trust Company. If granted. It would prevent both patties from disposing of properties or assets from the Tanti Estate or owned by thu Memphis branch of the society. Also named In the bill were the society, the Shelby Division, and Mrs. Cicorge Tann and Afrs. June Tann Watson, mother and adopted daughter of the late superintendent. Both are heirs. The bill said if a hearing proves Nehru's Government Sees Move as Only Hone for Korea Peace NEW DELHf. India. Dec. 19 M>j- Indian government officials today indicated they Ijclleve the United Slates must revise it-s Par Eastern policy — including its backing of Chiang Kai-shttk's hold on Formosa -if a cease fire Is to he obtained in Korea. These qualified Informants said Peiplns's icy reception of United Nations moves for an end to the Korean fighting demonstrated that only a change in the American din- lornatic position offered a prospect of a successful approach to the Chinese Reds. Communist China's representative at Lake Success, Wu Hslu Clman. said yesterday his government could not ask its "volunteers" to leave Korea unless u.N. forces also got out. Formosa was turned over to his government and the Pelpmg Reds replaced Chiang's N-i tionalists in the U.N. U.S. Refuses The United States already has refused to consider such demands in connection with the proposed cease fire, terming them blackmail uiese same sources said Prime Minister Nehru's government was becoming increasingly discouraged over die prospect of the U.N Cease Fire Committee negotiating an agreement to halt the Korean War They explained, however that In dia's government feels there still is some hope of peace through negotiations—at Lake Success or else where _ by Individual government representatives rather than through the formal efforts of the U N committee. SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 19. Wj— A lop aide of Harry Bridges was defeated for the presidency of Bridges' x>wn longshore union local last night following heated name-calling, Phil Sandin. right wing opponent of Bridges' policies, defeated Henry Schmidt, ardent supporter of the union chief, by about 100 votes to win re-election in Local 10. The local of the International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union has 6.000 members. Both Bridges and Schmidt were convicted several months ago of perjury in having tcslified lhat Bridges never was a Communist. Their testimony «- 0 .i Bridges U. S. (lie state or Memphis branch of the society operated illegally the. charters should be revoked and assets trnsfcrred to the state receiver, who would wind up the corporation's ailalrs. India Thinks U. S. f f w f s ^ de ' s De ' eotec/ . For Longshore Presidency Must Revise Its Far East Policy are oa citizenship In 1945. Both bond pending an appeal. Preceding the election, right win* ILWU members blasted Bridges for having called President Truman'i state of emergency speech a "declaration of war against the basic rights of the working people." Howard piava, chalnnnn of>iih» fLWU right wing steering \\jtn- mittce said Bridges "sang the high nasal tenor of the anil-American hate chorus that receives lt< background from the Kremlin org«n" The committee called for a union constitutional amendment to bar Communists from any ILWU post The ILWU was ousted from th« CIO some time ago for asserted Communist leanings. different... and so wonderful V t/ NO OTHER COFFEE HAS A FLAVOR QUITE LIKE FOLGER'S MOUNTAIN GROWN So Extra-Rich in Flavor You Are Urged io TRY USING y 4 LESS than with feiser flavored brands Just Around the Corner- There's a World of Christmas Joy Christmas is such exciting fun for all of us. Just around the corner, streets and shops busfie with a holiday heightened spirit . . . while in the stores themselves we find hundreds of "just what I want for Christmas" gifts. Yes, all the wonderful Christmas ideas are right here in Blytheville. So come on downtown. No extra money to spend for travelling. Every cent of your Christmas budget goes to the buying of gifts when you buy here in Blytheville . . . your hometown. lydieville Courier New fes" \ N %^ V *m j»' if S3*lfifi?SE55 1** T ; *v5

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