The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 6, 1954 · Page 14
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PAQB BLTTHEVILLi: (ARK.) CotmiER NEWS White House Said Considering T-H To Block A-Strike WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House today was reported considering applying for an 80-day court injunction under the Taft-Hartley Law to ban a threatened new strike of key atomic workers. Should they so decide, federal attorneys could, seek the court order almost at once because they cleared legal preliminaries for the same case last month. Government efforts to spur .a wage settlement in the four-month- old dispute involving CIO workers at Oak Ridge, Term., and Paducah, Ky., collapsed last night. Chief government mediator Whi ley P. McCoy said, ''there's no progress—so what's the use of Commodity And Stock Markets- Ntw York Cotton (11:Jt (notations) Oct 3442 3443 3435 Dec 3460 3461 3455 Mch. ....... 3484 3484 3477 May 3490 3493 3487 Ntw Orleans Cotton 3440 3459 3481 3493 3440 3459 3485 3495 3434 3455 3478 3488 3438 3456 3483 3491 3434 3457 3484 3494 further meetings?" He said it appears that President Eisenhower would have to consider ordering the Justice Department to obtain 3. strike-banning court order. Elwood Swisher, president of the CIO Gas, Coke and Chemical •Workers, whose 4,500 members at Oak four Ridge and Paducah struck days last July 7-10 in the FAUBUS Chicago Soybeans Sept ... 30iy 2 3021/2 294% Nov ... 274 277& 271 Va Jan ... 278 281 274% Mch ... 280 2831/2 2721/2 Chicago Wheat Sept Dec 210 213y 2 210i/ 2 2141A 208% 212 y 4 300 y 4 276 2781/> 2811/2 2101/4 Chicago Corn Sept ... 160 161 Dec ... 152y 4 153% Nf w York Stocks 159 151% 161 153 A T and T ............... 172 7 /8 Amer Tobacco .............. 58~/ & Anaconda Copper ............ 39% Beth Steel ..... ' ............. 76 ] /2 Chrysler .................... 59»/ 2 Coca-Cola ................. 118y 4 Gen Electric .'. .............. 45 Va Gen Motors .................. 80% Montgomery Ward .......... 6iy 2 N Y Central ......... ._,... 21% Int Harvester ........ .... ---- 3l 7 / 8 Republic Steel .............. 59 Radio .. ...................... 33 Socony Vacuum ............ 42^ Studebaker .............. 17% Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears same dispute, said the union has set a new strike date, but declined to name the day. He said rumors that it is next Tuesday, Aug. 10, are •'pure speculation." The CIO .workers produce the nation's entire supply of the uranium material used in making the atomic and hydrogen bomb. A government panel two months ago recommended a 6-cent hourly pay increase, but both the CIO union and the AFL Atomic Trades and Labor Council—representing another 4,500 workers in other Oak Ridge atomic plants—rejected the proposal, asking for a 15-cent raise. However, the AFL workers did not strike. Present pay rates range from $1.58 to $2.40 an hour. Eisenhower invoked the Taft- Hartley Law's national emergency provision when the earlier strike broke out, but did not seek a court injunction when the strikers heeded last-minute back-to-work appeals. However all the law's preliminary requirements . were by then cleared away so an injunction could now be applied for on short notice. There were indications the CIO union may appeal to Secretary of Labor Mitchell. Mitchell arranged the voluntary end of the prior strike. (Continued from Page 1) was being used as a respectable front for the people running the college when I was elected." No Knowledge of Charges Faubus said he had no knowledge of other charges—that he was scheduled to have been a May Day speaker at the school and a delegate to a convention in Chattanooga, Tenn.,—until Cherry brought them up, and denied unequivocally that he made such a speech or attended the Chattanooga meeting. Pointing to the documents exhibited, Faubus charged that Cherry concealed the documents "in order to foster a deliberate lie." The candidate decried Cherry for "taking as his only documentary evidence ( to support his charges the newspaper of the college he condemns, and which everyone agrees is bad, and using it as his bible, his text. This man who prates of honesty and decency now stands revealed as a man willing to accept the advice of political opportuni- tists." Faubus accused Cherry of changing positions on the power rate increase now being asked during the campaign. "At first, Francis Cherry said he had nothing to do with any rate increases and when asked if the Public Service.Commis- sion had consulted him about increases, said 'No, and they'd better not consult me, either.' That was Governor Cherry talking—now lis- 88% 12 l / 2 69 ^ Ten Divorces Granted Here Ten divorces were granted by Judge William Carroll in Chancery Court here yesterday with one decision made in favor of. the plaintiff on a foreclosure. Next term of court will be Sept. 27. Those receiving divorces were Robert and Irene Barham, John and Elizabeth Bates, Johnnie and Howard. Griggs, Henry and Bobby Jo Ballew, W. A. and Edna Ornell. Parley and Beatrice Eaton, Francis and T. C._ Hindmon, Verlin and Mary Rogers, Sterling and Mildred Gordon and Evelyn and Lloyd Staford. E. C. Robinson Lumber Co. obtained a decision of $1,053 plus interest and court costs against Jim and Lelia Brooks in foreclosure ten to candidate Cherry ... he says there may be some decision soon on the increase request." At that point, Faubus predicted that the Public Service Commission would take some action prior to the election to change the picture concerning the rate increase, "Cherry, who said the PSC didn't consult him on such matters, now says he and his PSC will do all in their power to disallow the increase, and that he will personally oppose the increase. Says PSC Is AP&L "Captive" "I will appoint a Public Service Commission above any suspicion of being a captive of the Arkansas Power and Light Company or any other utility," Faubus said. "I will not plunge the PSC into a political campaign as Cherry has done." Concerning his one-time position as state highway director, Faubus said that Cherry has inferred he was dishonest during his tenure in the office, but that "the Highway, Audit Commission investigation of even- iota of highway work during my tenure showed noting dishonest on my part, and I challenge Francis Cherry to find anything wrong with my record as highway director. He has been trying to brand me as a thief in the advertisements you have seen.' Faubus said Cherry has said he (Faubus) would fire Herbert Eldridge, highway director, il elected. "I have no plans to fire Eldridge even if I could, and I could not, because of the constitutional amendment separating the highway department from the governor's office, which I respect as the law." Charging that the highway department has been pushed into the run-off campaign. Faubus said Eld- preceedings on an indebtedness. ridge recently called a meeting of district highway engineers in whic they were told that the highwa department would be torn up an he (Eldridge) would be the first t be fired if Faubus were elected. Claims AHD "Used" "The job was then placed wit each of the engineers to contac the highway employees under them and 'discuss the matter', leaving clear implication that their instruc tions were to see that they worke against me," Faubus added. The hard-campaigning Faubus said he had wired Highway Com mission Chairman Raymond Orr o Ft. Smith yesterday morning, "ask ing that the commission immedi ately countermand the order given by Eldridge and keep the depart ment out of politics as he is pledg ed to do." Faubus said the "entrj into this campaign of the highway department constitutes the greates breach of faith in Cherry's term." The Cherry administration in herited $16 million in surplus highway funds when he ended his tenure as highway director, Faubus said, and additional federal aid in larger amounts than were available to him for highway programming. "They have not built the roads even though they had all this money," Faubus said. He added that the Cherry administration has claimed credit for the new Benton highway even though it was programmed under Faubus. Making reference to secondary roads in the state, Faubus said that such roads as the air base-to-state line road should be surfaced, bringing a round .of applause from the crowd, which also offered sporadic clapping at other points during the talk. "Our highway construction can now be pushed at the most rapid rate in the history of the state," Faubus said. Hits Assessment Plan Other issues which drew the candidate's atention included 100 per cent assessment. "I've been against 100 per cent assessment all along," Faubus said, "but Francis Cherry has changed during the campaign and apparently has decided to agree with me." He reminded the crowd of an earlier Cherry statement that "I'd rather see this bill passed than be governor" reported by press services, and compared this attitude to the Governor's present stand to not push the proposal, which will appear on the ballot in the next regular election as a constitutional amendment proposal. On welfare, Faubus described the program under Cherry as ruthless, saying that in cutting 10,000 persons off the aid rolls, Cherry had worked a hardship on many families. "He had a bill passed saying that if you have a living relative making as much as $105 a month, the state could deny you welfare," Faubus said. He .added that there is no incentive for people to try to make what they can, or raise small crops in instances where welfare is needed, "because then the state won't give them aid." Faubus said people seeking welfare have "had to learn do-nothingness from the Cherry administration to get aid.' J Seed-Feed Tax Cited Faubus quoted Cherry as referring to those cut from the welfare rolls as "those old deadheads." He also charged Cherry with "breaking faith on his promise to cut tax on seed, feed and fertilizer.' In- TO THE W1NNAH!—Wearing a yachting cap and very little else in Detroit, Joyce Mills holds one of the new trophies that will be awarded to three members of the American Power Boat Association next Oct. 14 in New Orleans. The classes are inboard, outboard and stock outboard racing. The trophy contains a clock and navigation instruments. If it has a thermometer, it's probably broken by now. (NEA) stead, Fabaus charged, Cherry vetoed a bill passed by the legislature to abolish taxes on the three :ommodities. The biggest crow reaction came vhen Faubus quoted "Modest Francis' campaign statement that there has never been a finer first term record of a governor in the history of the United Sates." Styling Cherry as "the man who can do no wrong," Faubus said his home county gave him 97 percent of the vote in the vote in the first primary while 'Cherry could get only one per cent more than a bare majority in his lome county of Craighead." Faubus left Blytheville for Memphis early this morning, where he )repared television films for show- ng later. Today, he was to appear n Batesville, Heber Springs and Ittle Rock. Third Stage Of Indochina Truce Effectec SAIGON, Indochina W) — Th French and Communist-led Vie minh ordered a cease-fire in Lao today, completing the third of fiv steps to muzzle guns throughou all Indochina. The truce went into effect the little kingdom at 8 a. m. p. m. EST Thursday. The Frenc high command in Saigon said fou hours later it had received no wor of any violations, but there hav been no reports of fighting in Lao for some weeks. The step-by-step Indochina cease fire took effect in North Viet Narr on July 27 and in Central Vie Nam on Aug. 1. These were th two main battle areas. The truce will take effect tomoi row in Cambodia and finally nex Wednesday in South Viet Nam, region around Saigon. SENATE (Continued from Page 1) to the Senate bill to authorize a system of flexible price supports on cotton, wheat, corn, rice and peanuts at from 80 to.90 per cent of parity. Parity is a computed price said by law to give a farm product a fair relative purchasing power in terms of farm costs. Youth Is Suffocated By Swimming Mask FORT WORTH, Tex. (fl — A boy suffocated last night in his rubber- and-glass swimming mask. The body of Charles Bryan Hailey, 14, was found in three foot of water at a pool. Vacuum created by his inhaling had sucked the mask so tight over his nose and mouth it had to be cut from his face. FRYERS 38 Fresh Dressed Pan Ready Lb. C 421 So. 21st SUPER MARKET Phone 3*9910 U S Steel .................... 52 Sou Pac 46 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. Lf}—(USDA)—Hogs 4,500; fairly active; barrows and gilts mostly 5075 higher; part of advance lost later on weights over 200 Ib; sows 25-50 higher; bulk choice 200-250 Ib 23.75-24.00; latter paid freely early; some late sales down to 23.50; 250-270 Ib largely small lots 23.00-75; few 270-300 Ib 21.00-23.00: 170-190 Ib 22.00-23.50: 150-170 Ib 20.75-22.25; 120-140 Ib 19.25-20.50; sows 400 Ib down 17.50-19.75; heavier sows 14.5-16.75; boars 10.0016.00. Cattle 900, calves 500: generally steady prices in all classes with moderately active cleanup selling; steers and butcher yearlings confined to small lots and individual head of commercial and good at 17.00-20.00; a few high good and choice lots 21.00-50: cutter and utility light weights 10.00-12.00: utility and commercial cows 10.00-12.50: canners and cutters 8.00-10.00; utility and commercial bulls 11.0013.00, the latter price sparingly; canner and cutter bulls 8.00-11.00; vealers and calves active; high choice and prime vealers 20.0021.00; good and choice vealers 16.00-19.00; commercial and low good 12.00-15.00; culls 8.00-10.00: commercial and good slaughter calves 13.00-16.00. Name this new Addition to the City Of Blytheville, including the Streets and Receive A Cash Prize of $25.00 t \ /Jk7 ; J{ ^ * j 1 •' "U, . •• 'A *? Reds Say UNC Lax In S. Korean Riots PANMUNJOM f/Pl—The Commu- nisas complained angrily again today that the U.N. command has been lax in failing to halt South Korean demonstrations against Polish and Czech truce inspectors. A ILN. spokesman quickly rf- ] jected the protest as "meaningless j words repeated for propaganda j purposes." (Continued from Page 1) resolution instructing it "to act and to make a report" on a move to censure McCarthy made by Sen. Flanders (R-Vt) and on 46 accusations, some of them overlapping, aimed at the Wisconsin senator Flanders and Sens. Fulbright CD- Ark) and Morse (Ind-Ore) The committee includes Sens. Watkins (Utah), Case (SD) and Carlson (Kan), all Republicans, and Edwin C. Johnson (Colo), Stennis (Miss) and Ervin (NC), Democrats. Johnson is the group's senior member, and there has been some talk that he may be invited to sit as its chairman, although Watkins, the senior GOP member, acted as spokesman after a preliminary session yesterday. Reserves comment McCarthy reserved comment on the committee's membership, and on the turndown given his prompt request yesterday for a closed- door talk about the group's plans for investigating him. Watkins declared yesterday he and his fellow members are determined that the investigation will be "in the nature of a judicial inquiry" by legislators "who haven't prejudged the issues." Watkins said he personally is , thinking in terms of non-televised hearings at which "Sen. McCarthy., will be extended full opportunity* to present his defense of the charges that have been preferred" and with provision for full coverage of the proceedings -by the press. Johnson told reporters: "I don't think you can have Obituary Rites Held for Infant , Services for Freda Irene Gifford, two-months-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Luther Gifford of Tomato, who died last night at Chickasawba Hospital, were con? ducted at 2 p.m. today at the Assembly of God Church at Tomato by the Rev. Harold Hatfield, pastor. Burial was in Sandy Ridge Cemetery with Cobb. Funeral Home ir charge. Survivors in addition to the parents include six sisters, Mrs. Dorothy Dingier of Tomato, Mrs. Hazel Russell of Tupelo, Miss., and Beatrice, Pat Anne, Patricia and Betrice, all of Tomato; and three brothers, Lej roy, Robert and Jimmie. Hold Annual Party More than 160 persons were on hand last night when St. Andrew's Masonic Lodge entertained with its annual watermelon party. '. Robert Wylie was guest speaker at the meeting held at the Lodge Hall at Coleridge and First Streets. Watermelons were donated by Home Funeral Home. closed hearings in a case of this kind. It must be in no case a star chamber." But Johnson said he would oppose allowing television coverage of the hearings, lest they take on "vaudeville show" aspects. Stennis said he too is opposed to televising the he-.rings. Two other, members didn't want to be quoted but indicated they didn't favor TV coverage. HART SCHAFFNER &JV1ARX Our Sub-division and the Streets within its boundaries must be named and to tht person sending in the names se- Icted we offer a prize of $25.00. You may send in as many names as you like. Czech Premier Returns VIENNA, Austria W— Czescoslo- vak Premier Vilem Siroky was repotted back in public life today, after a mysterious two-month absence which aroused speculation that he might be ill, in Moscow or to disfavor with the Kremlin. Mentioning the nation's Red chief for the first time since mid- June, Radio Prague said he accepted the oaths of office last night of two new provincial gov- tmment officials. kh+e Gets Protection LOi ANGELES to—Police protection wa* ordered today for Korean President Syngman Rhee after officials heard rumors Communists mifht try to ftagt a demon- MraUoa. HURRY! Our engineer has to be notified August 10th the names that will b« used, therefore, we cannot consider any names mailed later than Monday, August 9th. HURRY! This new sub-division, within down-town walking distance. Located North of Missouri Avenue Between First and Second Streets, extending North to Moultrie Drive, will soon be opened for development. If you would like to have a home built in this exclusive and restricted area, you may select your lot and we will build your home for you. We have hundreds of plans from which you may make a selection. Owners and General Contractors This new addition is approved by and construction will b« in accordance with rigid requirements of the Federal Housing Administration. G. I. and FHA purchasers can be assured of a home that will be in an exclusive location. No lots are for sale except to home purchasers desiring us to build homes for them. Mail your selection of names to P. 0. Box No. 208, Blytheville, Arkansas. KEMP WHISENHUNT Real Estate Agent In A "Class" Bv Itself... 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