The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 14, 1950 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 14, 1950
Page 11
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE K, 1JSO WATHEVILLK, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN Pennsylvania Milk Supply Still Shut Off by Dairy Strike ^ i SBURGH, June 14: W—The mi!t supply of seven western Pen- nsylvinla counties was still slnit oft today u the strike of AFL dairy workers went Into its sixth day with no break In .sight. Negotiators will try again this ifternoon to Iron out the differences that cut off milk supplies to »ome 2,300,000 persons since Friday. A meeting last night recessed after 10 minutes. The chief stumbling block still is what issue, If any. will be submitted to arbitration. State police are patrolling all highways to prevent violence from strike pickets, on orders from Governor James Duff. The troopers' vigilance cut violence to a minimum yesterday. Pkkets Halts Truck Pickets halted a truck of the Pike Dairy Company, Unlontown, between Bicheyvllle and Vesttiburg, Washington County, and dumped 500 quarts of milk. The pickets were arrested as result of earlier violence and lodged in' Washington County Jail in Greensburgh, Pa. In Pittsburgh, windows of tw< dairy stores were smashed. One o: the stores had been selling milk and iJBtream brought in from Ohio. ~" Settlement No Closer Representatives of the greate: Pittsburgh Milk Dealers Associa tion and the union—AFL Local 205 Milk and Ice Cream Salesmen and Dairy Employes—appear no close to a settlement. The union wants a 40-hour week with 48 hours pay. They also wan the dally • guarantee raised from $10 to $13.50. The dealers offcrei $11 and. arbitration of all dif Terences. They claim the driver now average $300 or more a montv Emergency milk deliveries, avail able for. babies' formulas, hospital and invalids, have reached approx imately 13,000. Applications for ai for infants and the sick continue to pile up. Th» arrangements made by the union and the Allegheny County medical society for handling of milk deliveries to public and private institutions appeared to be working more smoothly. Producers An Caught > A lot of dairymen \producers, caught In the 'middle, were selling raw milk for 50 cents a gallon to Milk to Move n Washington; Strike Settled WASHINGTON, June 14. (AP) — Vashington's major dairies and heir striking workers, aided by tin wlice, were ready to begin moving milk today to infants and the sick Under an agreement reached las light, dairy office personnel am representatives of the striking AFL mion, would make across-the counter sales—on doctor's cerifi cates—to: (A) Nursing mothers, <B> infant, under two ears old and (C) persoi: suffering certain illnesses. In the event individuals are tor 111 to come to the dairies for tlwlr milk, police cars were to call at the homes to pick up certificates from the doctor. The dairies then would make delivery. Elsewhere in Washington and its suburbs nearly 1500.000 pereons laced a sharp cut in milk supplies as the strike moved into its fourth day. Supervised Play Program to Start At Wilson School WILSON, Ark., June 14 — The 'ifth annual summer recreation pro- j*am will begin m Wilson Monday on the school campus. It will be op- la all who attend school and will last six weeks. All who attend will participate supervised play which will include badminton, tennis, soflball, croquet and swimming. Swimming classes have been added to the program this year, with Billy Charles Boylcs. instructor. A woman instructor will be named later. Coach Stobough announced that during the summer months, the school pool will be open to the public on Monday and Thursday nights Patricia Campbell. Mary Ryals and Jimmy Garrett will assist ii the program. At Harvard, Park Pigeons Play Ping Pong, Push Pushbuttons, Pound Piano and Panels Fortunes were made and lost in a wave of speculation in tulips in Holland and adjoining countries in the 1630s. Man Predicts Death RIVERSIDE, Calif. — (/Pi — A black-eyed Indian chief, who thinks he must be the oldest living humnr being, has told his descendants ti prepare for his death. No one, in eluding Louis Lev! himself, is certain how old he is. But several o his grandchildren are over G5—aiv drawing old age pensions. His chil dren are Hearing the century mark The chief, who lives tt'i'.h hi family on the Torres Indian Reservation in the nearby Couchell Valley, recently announced that h was going to die in one mor year. Records at the Indian agenc office show he was one ot the old est old-timers when tribe member names were first listed 75 year ago. ' all coiners. What wasn't sold was fed to livestock, or throw away. Dairyman Fred Hohman of Greensburg is one of the many farmers with no market for his daily supply of milk. What does he doe? "First you try to sell it to who- ever'll buy it," he ''explained. "If you can't sell It you give It away. Then you stuff as much as you can down the kids. If there's any left you throw it away." A similar strike by the same union has shut off the milk supply in the nation's capital. Milk drivers In Washington wulkc'd out three days ago. No progress is reported toward a settlement there, either. Fish are the principal source animal protein* lor the Japanc. people, providing about 85 per cci of their total supply of such food. CAMBRIDGE. Mass., June M. '; — Smart birds these Harvaid- ducatcd pigeons. They're able to play a tune on a ano, play table tennis, tell time. '. Prison Farm •scapees Caught MEMPHIS, June 14. W—Two of .16 six convicts who escaped from :ie Shelby County Penal Farm •ithin the past four days have been ecaptured. Police said Tommy Lee Nelson as found sleeping on » lawn' Monay night. He was taken to a hos- ital, recognised and ordered back o the farm. He was one of three len who escaped Saturday night bv awing through an iron bar in a hower room window. Commissioner Rudolph Jones salrt nothcr escaped prisoner, James itrickland, was persuaded to return >y his brother. Strickland was one if three prisoners who rail away rom a work detail Monday. Arkansan Has Polio MEMPHIS, June 14. m — An Arkansas boy. four-year-old Danny larris, has been admitted to the polio ward at Isolation Hospital. r!e Is tile son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Harris of Earle. push pushbuttons and understand chanBiii B colors—like traffic lights. The piano players can rattle off such simple tunes as "Over the Pence Is Out. Roys." ami "Take Me Out to the Hall Gniuc." And all the brains are not In the heads of the fancy homing varieties. The common park pigeon Is just as smart. B. P. Skinner, professor of j>s~y- chology at Harvard, hns drawn these conclusions nftcr a scries of experl menis. dill.I Itelmvinr Tests The tests ore designer! to deleff- minc whether a child can be trained more effectively by encouraging good behavior or punishing bad actions. How do you do It with pigeons. The professor explains that pig- cons arc iiteal subjects because they hnve a reaction time comparable to humans. They are paid off with food I their responses to various tests bring tlie desired results. Viano I'luycrs Dr. Skinner gets the piano play crs to drum up a tune by reward ing them If they peck the keys 01 a seven key board In certain se quenccs. The modified table tennis—with ut iicUt—Is played on a two-feet quare table. One pigeon, using i s bcnk, tries o bat then run three of four steps. •Sioh suirexstul shut brings a re- varcl of food. In another experiment, (he birds ire placed on ellher side of a glass inrlillon. A pnnrl lias three buttons on eilliLM- side of (lie glass. Muttons for I'ontl .To receive food, both pigeons tnust strike simultaneously certain matching buttons In the separated c:iges. When they turn Iho trick, food pops out. Oilier birds Inivc learned lo peck signs labeled "yellow," "green," "blue." and "red."— alwoyj picking the proper sign when a light ot the same color Is flashed on. That also brings a reward of grain. The lima tellers do it Ihls way. If in apparatus customarily p«y» of/ 10 seconds alter the signal, ther learn to kill th»t ttmt by dolnf something else. But on the dot they're beck U the feed box. ADAMS APPLIANCE CO DO YOU OWN A HOME? HERE IS A SPRING SPECIAL: 50 Any ordinary hous* treated for termite* - We rlon'l have to practice or experiment on your job—wo have had 12 years of experience. All our work is done nccnrrlinj; to regulations.. our work i» licensed by Ilie Arkansas Slate Plant Board. FREE INSPECTION & ESTIMATE—IF NEEDED SUPERIOR TERMITE CO. H. C. 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