The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 31, 1950 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 31, 1950
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 31, 1950 BT/yTHKVTTXE (ARK.) COURIER MEWS A-Plant Workers Return to Jobs Police Arc Alerted To Prevent Violence As Strike Is Ended OAK RIDGE, Tenn., May '11. yp) —City policemen and mcmbc'rs of the Atomic Energy Commission's safely force are on the alert Uierc today to prevent any violence, as workers return to $250.000,000 worth of construction projects at this Atomic city. •' Members of the International hodcarriers building and labor union, AFL, local 818, voted yesterday to return to their jobs today after a week-long wildcat strike. The union agreed to go back to their jobs.after assurance that the National Arbitration Committee would hand down a decision on their wage grievance within the next is days. ' The union is asking a 30 cents hourly boost from 95 cents. About 700 laborers and hodcar- riers quit work on two atomic projects consisting of $227,000,000 in construction a week ago today. Then the walkout spread to othci workers at the plant, idling another 2,300. Finally 1,500 more left other public construction costing $23,000, • 000. Some strikers gave as the reason for the strike the failure of the arbitration committee to announce a decision after a hearing Tuesdaj in *h e wa ge hike requested by the union. Both the AEC and the union pleaded with the strikers to return to their Jobs but only a few complied. NO accurate count of the workers- was available to the holl- dav weekend. Cofd War il.sked for Peace CHICAGO, May 31. (flv-An en, of the cold war with Russia througl negotiations within the United Na tions was urged in statements ndop ted yesterday by the Mid-Centurj Conference for Peace. Some 1.200 delegates rccruitei through 116,000 notices to churche.' clubs nnd groups organized specific ally to prevent war joined in th, two-day conference. In a statement of policy, the con ference said It was "convinced tha the possibilities for negotiation with the Soviet Union have no been adequately and sincerely ex plored." It hailed Trygve Lie, U.N. sccre tary, lor his "courageous effort t bring about understanding and ne gotiatlons between the principE powers of the world in the intercs of ending the cold war throug negotiations within the U.N. Obituaries Courier News Photo Dolores Ann Adams Donald Mlchie MUSIC AWARDS J'lUvSENTEn—Donald Mtchie of Steele was presented a piano scholarship given by the Powlston School of Music lasi night at the school's annual.spring recital. Vife of Former Resident Dies Services were held at 3 p.m. today In Memphis for Mrs. Joe Halrd lawklns, wife of n former Blythe- ille man. Mrs. Hawkins, who was 0 years old, died after a long Illness, The funeral was held at the Na- lonal Funeral Home chapel In Memphis. Mrs. Hawkins was a former facul- y member of Memphis College of ilusic and a former secretary of the Jcethoveu Club. In addition to her husband, she survived by her mother, Mrs. Jess'e Cisco, of Memphis; and one brother, Paul Cisco, of Chicago, 111. Tnc nine months scholarship is presented to the student making :he highest rating in the National Piano Auditions, Donald was presented a superior rating of 08. The presentation was marie by Geneva Bruce of Keiser, 1049-50 scholarship winner. Dolore s Ann Adnms of Blytheville received Hie $135 voice scholarship presented by the school to [he student showing excellence and improvement in voice, She was presented the award by Harry Fritzius, Jr., last year's winner. Certificates and pins for membership In the National Fratcrnitj of Student Musicians, which has a membership of over 25,000 piano students, were also presented twenty-nine students of the school who participated In the National piani Auditions. Other students of the scho'ol mak ing superior ratings In the audition were Kay jobe and Billy Lutes Both had grade averages of 95. Damages Ash Street- Cafe An overheated oil stove caused considerable damage to the Hock- cnhull Cafe at 415 West Ash Street this morning. Assistant Fire Chief Horace Wai- pole said the damage was confined mostly to the ceiling of the cafe but that .some equipment was damaged in the blaze. Czech Defendant Pleads Guilty in Plotting Trial PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia. May 31. UP> — The top-ranking defendant among 13 accused of plotting with Westerners against the Czechoslo- vnkian government pleaded guilty at the opening session of the trial today, the Prague radio reported. The "defendant, a woman named Dr. Milada Horakovn. testified that "the National Socialist Party's functionaries were receiving their directives from the American, British and French diplomats," the broadcast said. The ocean perch has become important economically since it, wis discovered it makes excellent fillets. New Liberty News Mrs. Chester Moore and daugh tcr. Misses Roselln and Mary, hav returned to their home in Houstoi Miss., after spending the wceken in New Liberty as guests of M and Mrs. Hilton Stephenson. Mr. and Mrs. L. c. Riddle an son, Gregg, of Fort Worth, Tc.v are guests of Mrs. Riddle's parent Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Cooley. Mr. and Mrs. Parker Cassidy < Catron, Mo., and Mr. and Mrs. Toi Halstead of Blytheville were tl Sunday guests of Mr.- and Mrs. P. B. Jarrett. Bobby Cassidy returned home with his parents after spend- PACTFIYB Red Cross to Hold Meeting Tonight The annual meeting of the Chlck- nsawba Chapter of the American Red CTOM will be held at 7:30 tonight m the Circuit courtroom in the Court House here. Officers for Ihe coming year will be elected and a report of the past year's activities will be presented. Any person who contributed $1 or more to the Red Cross during the past ytiir is eligible to attend as a member. Mrs. Floyd Hurai- son, executive secretary of the Chlckasawbu Chapter, said today. WEST in c _ cousins. Jimmy and Joel Epperson. Mr. anrt Mrs. Carl . Gibson and son, James, and Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Fondren and.sons, spent the weekend .in Trenton, Tenn., as guests of relatives. Miss Emma Spencer and niece of Houston, Miss., were the weekend guests of Miss Spencer's sister, Mrs H. E. Long and Mr. Long. Misses Carole Whltaker and Polly Deer of Wilson were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. C.. G. Whitakcr this past v.-cek. Fred Reed Named State FFA Head ,-JONESBORO, Ark.. May 13. (/F}_ Fred Reed of Huntsvillc today WAS elected Arkansas president of the Future Farmers of America. The state FHA sweetheart, is Harriet Brooks, Warren High School sophomore. Representing 'the southeast district she was voted the state honor by 250 Future Farmers of America at a banmiet last night at Arkansas State College. More than 500 boys are attending the state convention at ASC which ends today. Miss Brooks, daughter oi Mr. and Mrs. Vcrnon Brooks of Warren, was runner-up In the national FFA sweetheart contest recently and won a trip to Hollywood. She is a drum majorette with the Warren High School band. Continued from Page 1. we know where we are going. In noting that noiu of the 12 foreign ministers said anything which "indicated that there is an immediate threat of war, Acheson said: It was our unanimous view that :his Is not Hie problci... The prob- .om Is to meet a threat which, in view of the known pograni of the Kremlin, will exist unless we act now to prepare our defenses against aggression. N "We hope never to need them. But so long as any dictatorship builds powerful armed forces, so long must democracies, if they arc to be left In peace, evidence their determination to defend themselves by maintaining a "equate forces in being and an adequate state o! preparedness." Proposed Tool Praised Reporting o n his talks with French foreign minister Sehuman and British Foreign Secretary Bevin, Acheson termed the French proposal for a Franco-German coal and steel combine "a momentoiy and courageous act" which will open the door to a "new era" if perfected and used to strengthen and expand the European economy He said Germany's rcentrance Into the free Western communlt> should be greatly helped by the "new climate." He expressed hope .hat Germany will soon Join the 3ounc.ll of Europe. Acheson observed that the Blf! ^ivestock ig a week here as guest of his rT , lAches ° n , ° bsc f vetl that the Bli jusins. Jimmy and Joel Eone™,, Tilrcc statement of Intent to staj Berlin, and recent Western ac ions there, may have Influence* he relative quiet during the Communist demonstrations of the pasl weekend. Britain, he said, showed it waj •eady to move ahead with the En •opean payments union to help Inv >rove European trade. Acheson re- x>rt«d also on the steps this country has taken to meet what h( said was the concern In Westerr lurope that American interes 1 rauld slacken after 1952. NO DIRTY WORK HERE-Philadclphia firemen wade through h,,lMi, C Jh SO , P r SU '' S ° l " SicIc a Sroccry chain warehouse afle-r the building had been flooded by lirermse. Nine firemen were injured and 00 ollicts aflcclcd by smoke in nn eight-hour battle to subdue flames in the block-long warehouse. Negro Deoths Services for Will Frazier. 80. will be conducted tomorrow at c-.iston Funeral Home Chapel by Eev. M. Freeman. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery. He died at his home on West Street Sunday. Surviving are his wife, Kattle Prazicr, one son and six daughters. Experimenters In color television report that some types of interfjr- ence will put rainbows In the picture. Some oaks anrt juniper trees live to be 2,000 years old. ™ ™ ••*• w w Box Opens Wi-ck Days 7:1)0 p.m. JIalincc Saturdays ,t- Sundays Mai -Sun I p.m <:<int Shoving Manila. Ark. Wednesday & Thursday OF THE CRIME' with Viui Johnson Also Shorts E WHIZ,POP/ WITH WIRING THAT LOOKS LIKE THAT. YOU MEAN VOU CARE ABOUT NftlLS IN THE FLOOR?" Don't overload your *l»ctrtc yov build or modernize provide ADEQUATE WIRINO. Ark-Mo I'ower Company CAKUTHKKSVII.I.K MUM KI.UCTKD-Ollff Smith (left) is Hie new •resident oi the Caruthcrsvillc Cnnmbcr of Commerce for 1050-51, nnd Villlntn E. CJinfflii will serve ss president of the Cnnitliei-sviUe Rotary Club tor Hit ensuing year. NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111.. May 31. (/Pj— CUSDA)— Hogs 17,500; encrnlly .50 to .15 lower tlinn Monay's average; bulk good and choice 80-MO Ibs 19.85-20.00; lop 20.00; 50-270 Ibs 10.35-19.15; few 270-UOO bs 18.50-18.40; nround 330 Ibs 1800•10-170 Ibs 17.15-10.75; 100-130 Ibs 4.00-17.25; good and choice sows 00 Ibs lfi.15-17.25: 410-500 Ibs 15.756.25; heavier wclehls 14.50-1525- Itngs 10.50-12.50. Cattle 3500; calves 1800; opening trade active and .25 to .BO higher on steers; heifers and mixed yearlings strong; cows active and strong; bulls steady; vealers 1.00 higher; numerous loads high medium and good 'steers 23.25-30.00; odd head choice to 31.15; average medium .slaughter steers 27.50; good heifers and mixed yearlings 28.0029.50; common and medium 22.0021.00; good cows 21.50-23.00; odd head young fat cows 23.50 and above; common and medium cows 18.50-2100; conncrs and cutters 14.50-18.50. Truman Submits Hew Treasury Change Plan WASHINGTON, May 31. (IP)— President Truman today sent to Congress a new treasury reorganization plan, ft omits a provision to which the Senate objected In turning down a similar reorganization proposal about 10 days ago. The new plan noes not contain the controversial recommendation thai functions of the comptroller of the treasury be placed under the direction of the secretary of the treasury. The other recommendations o the original proposal arc repeated in the new plan. Woman Killed In Auto Crash DUTCHTOWN, Mo., May Jl. (*}— tlrs.' Barbara McClelland, 42, oC >ran, Mo., was killed and her hua- >and and two children wert inured yesterday when their «uto- iiobile and a cattle truck collided icar here. Dutcntown Is five mllei west of Cape Oirardeau. Homer McClelland, 44, suffered ninor Injuries, and Wanda, 14, uid Dale, 12, were hurt seriously. The truck driver, Carl Boyd, II, escaped with minor Injury but his wife, Jettye, 18, was badly hurt. 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