The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 17, 1949 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 17, 1949
Page 10
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVTLLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS President Might Dedicate Bridge Memphis to Try to Persuade Truman to be On Hand for Ceremony MEMPHIS, Tenn., Nov. 17. lift— Plans call lor an all-out effort to get President Truman to come to Memphis for the opening of the /new Mississippi River bridge here In January. .'.: Shirley D. Smith, executive secre- • tary of the corporafion set up to j stage ."the' biggest show In Memphis' history," said Mr. Truman -fhssn't been to Memphis since he : became president. But with the help :!• of congressmen and other. Smith jsaid, "We -would be able to gel ' htm here." ' Smith also visualized, In tentative . plans, the Inviting of all 48 gov- i ernors, senators from the trl-states, ' and the president of the American , Automobile Association. Mayors. I no In addition, Invitations may go . to the mayor of every city and • "town in Tennessee, Arkansas and north Mississippi. : The $15.000.000 Memphis «ntl Arkansas Is expected to be ready for traffic by Jan. 15. The celebration has been set for Jan. 13-14. SmltH also said he hopes to have ftvery available boat on the river massed under the new and old bridges to sound a .symphony of whistle salutes. In the air. he satti, may be a curtain" of aircraft, from big bombers to speedy Jet fighters, rile celebration committee presently is busy 1 trying to raise around S25.000 by public subscription to foot the festivities bill. " The entire thing Is being sponsored by the Chambers ul Commerce of Memphis and West Memphis, Ark. Southwest Barely Misses Tieup by Big Truck Strike DALLAS, Nov. 17—MV—A threatened strike of 3.000 APL truck drivers in four southwest states was averted Tuesday night six hours •• before the midnight strike deadline. 'Negotiators for the APL Team" »ters Union and truck line operators reached agreement on a unique contract providing two wage Increases. The first Increase in the two-year contract Is effective immediately. The second ts to become effective automatically Jan. 31, 1951. After weeks of fruitless .talks which finally were broken off Monday night, the settlement was reached in a one-hour, conference between, the. teamsters »nd the Southwestern Operators Associa lion, representing 46 trucking firms . In Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and 'Arkansas. The settlement also provides for the union's first company-paid hospltallzation program, and also »lck pay for time off. M. R. Dix- op, (jhairman of the Dallas team- sterfl local and union spokesman, »aid full terms of the agreement will be released after ratification by the union membership "which we expect within ten days." Th« strike ji-ai to have begun with expiration of the old contract »t midnight Tuesday night: Safe, Bolted to Floor, Foils Burglary Attempt CHICAGO -WV- There are thieves, they say, who will take *nything that Isn't nailed down A couple of burglars of that type got into the Seng Teaming Company garage. They fastened one end of a chain to a truck and looped the other around the safe. The truck ' growled but didn't move. The nuvK- lars growled and did. The safe was Doited to the floor. NEW FOKDS AKKIVE— The 1950 Ford will e° on display In Blythcvllle tomorrow Hi Phillips Motor Company, Fifth and Walnut Streets. Styling of the 1950 models has resulted in a number of new features Including a new treatment of grille and parking lights, the first crest Ford lias ever placed on Its cars, a new ornamental rpar deck handle and lock, new instrument knobs, enlarged horn ring, foam rubber front spats with non-sag seat springs and a new line of interior trim fabrics. Engine Improvements In the '50 model Fords include a new timing; gear, "aulothermlc" type pistons, new design camshaft lobes and reduction of Ian speed on the V-8's. Available In 11 colors, tne new models also feature a push-button latch on exterior door handles and new rotary locks. Missouri Police Waited 48 Hours And Finally Captured Neqro Bandit LEXINGTON. Mo.. Nov. 17. IVP)—j A 48-hour wail for a bank robber to appear ended early yesterday Hi -the capture of the woutd-Jxj robber in the Alma, Mo., bank. Sheriff Lambert Schlueter of Lafayette County, one of seven officers on the scene when the trap was sprung, was wounded In thp right forearm by shoUun pellets He was taken to a Kansas City hospital. , 'CapL. O. L-. Viets of the Missouri Stale Highway Patrol said the robber surrendered after a number or shots had been fired into the bank, Captain viels antd he gave ills name.a.-; Leroy White, 28, Negro of Carrbilton, Mo. ..Alma., Mo,, Js about 20 mile--; .southeast of here in the eastern part'Of Lafayette County. Officers received a tip two day.* ago that the bank would be robbed and for two nights had waited for the robber to appear. On the vigil were Sheriff Schhieier, Deputy Sheriff John M. Adams. Mose Butler, Lexington chief of police and four highway patrolmen. Yesterday morning, about 2:30 a.m.,'they heard someone breaking window In the bank, and closed In from two &Mes. When the man refused to surrender the officers began firing. Sheriff Schlueter was struck by a charge as he rounded a corner ofi the building. j •During the shooting,. Captain | Vilets said White ran to the base-j ment 'of the bank building. Officers | called on him. to "surrender and j Were about la begin using tear gas I Lo rout him out when he gave In | Officers said he was unarmed and \ that they had beet] unable to find j a '.weapon in the faa:ik. *.-_ Noah's Ark was calked with pitch, a form of petroleum gathered from the shores of the Deni! Sea. Safety Council Meets In Little Rock Monday - LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 17—(/T)— Directors of Ihe new Arkansas Safety Council will meet here Monday to launch the program against highway dealhs and accidents, Executive director Harvey Booth said the 24-mcmber board of directors wll Idlscuss maters of policy classification of membership and plans for a budget. Dr. Malt L. Kills, president, is to appoint an eight-member executive committee. The Safety counctil was formally organized Tuesday by delegates to the Governor's Safety Conference. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, Britain in Agreement LONDON, Nov. 17. 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