The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 15, 1950 · Page 6
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COUBIEH NEWS THURSDAY, JUNE IB, 195« One Firm Reaches Pittsburgh Milk Strike Agreement prrrsBDRGH, June 15. <AP) — An agreement, reached with one small firm today provided the only break thus far In the week-old •strike of 3,300 dairy workers in Pittsburgh and six western Pennsylvania counties. There were no signs of an industry-wide peace fls consumers continued either to drive to farms to buy their milk or go without. A hastily-organized band ot housewives—ted by Mrs. Nelson Bennett, mother of two—demanded the walkout b« ended. Both union and company officials agreed to give the women a hearing before resuming bargaining negotiations. Washington Strike Meanwhile. In the nation's capital settlement of the six-day-old Washington milk strike hinged en the question of whether dairies should shut down on Sundays. The striking union members are seeking a 40-hour rather than 48- hour work week with no cut in take home pay. The nine struck dairies agreed to shorter hours but insisted the milk plants be closed on Sundays. The union balked on the grounds the Sunday layoff would call for delivery of » three-day supply of milJc which might result In a loss of customers. Two-Hour Seulon A two-hour negotiating session broke up without agreement last night and another was set for today. The union didn't comment but an industry spokesman said: "We don't seem to be near agree ment at all." Harry A. Tcvis, president of AFL Local 205, milk and ice cream salesmen and dairy employes, said he has signed a contract wJth the D. and M. Dairy. Alfred Rombach, co- owner with Steve Dcvuty, said the p 1 a n t — employing 10 workers- would start processing milk "some- lime this morning." Union Asks Terms The union is asking the other 67 members of the Greater Pittsburgh Milk Dealers Association U> agree to the same terms as D. and M. These include: A 40-hour week with 48 hours pay for inside workers, restoration of a two-cents-iL-bottle cut drivers suffered when prices were lowered several montlis ago, and a 35 per cent increase to $13.50 in the daily ininimum for drivers. The dairies have agreed to restore the two cents, have offered a Sll daily minimum and 49 hours pay for 14 hours' work. Truman Sets Up State Study Group Department Stores Optimistic Over Rising Trend in Profits WASHINGTON, June 15. (/P) —*• Department stores have reversed the'declining profit trend of 1949 ; and : most stores now view coming months with "considerable optimism," a Harvard retailing expert reported yesterday. Nfalcolm P. McNair said the 30th annual survey of the Harvard University bureau of business research showed that department stores "bore the brunt" of last year's business recession. Profits dipped 27 per cent, to a figure of about 3 cenU for each dollar of sales, after taxes. Tills was the lowest level since 1938. Total dollar sales dropped for the first tlme^in 11 years, McNair said. He gave the . report to the controllers' congress, financial unit of the National Retail Dry Goods Association, at its midyear meeting here. Even today sales have not met : expectations, McNair said, largely because of lags in apparel and gen- .eral merchandise. He added: -: ^'Nevertheless department .store groMj- margins _seernn to: : have. ,lm,proved /measurably 'because' of 'lowr ,er markdowns, and expenses In many stores have now been brought under better control." . The report gave encouragement to the movement toward establishing outlying branch stores In large" clt- Jes.-Stores with branches showed better results than those without. McMath's Birthday LITTLE ROCK, June 14. (/TV- Governor Sid McMath observed his 38th birthday yesterday planning for re-election. McMath spent the day with his campaign leaders doing organizational work for this summer's fight to remain in Arkansas' top executive office. Jonesboro Police Release Suspects KANSAS CITY, June 15. MV-A man and a woman questioned tn connection with a Jonesboro, Ark., bank robbery have been released by police. The two are Dolly Dllly, 48. and Don Edward Miller. 38, both of Trenton. Mo. They were arrested Sunday after Leroy Rarnbo, held by Arkansas authorities as an escaped Florida convict and in connection with a scries of assaults, robberies and klri- naplngs, said Miller had told him of the robbery. The couple denied knowledge of the robbery. Police said their photographs were sent to Jonesboro. Since no hold request was received from Arkansas, the pair was released. The Peoples, National Bank at Jonesboro was robbed of. more than S18.0M by * lone 'gunman ; several weeks ago. . TO SPUR BOND DltlVK HKKK—One of the 52 replicas of the Liberty Bell (above) which, were made to stimulate Interest In ihe Independence Savings Bond drive will appear in Blythcville next week. James E. Terry, North Mississippi County chairman for the savings bond drive, said the large brass bell will be on display to keynote the "Save for your Independence" theme of the current campaign which ends July 4. The replicas, such as the one which will appear here, duplicate the original Liberty Bell even to the crack in it. Dates for the bell's appearance will be announced next week, Mr. Terry said. Rent A Car... Drive It Yourself Fresh Crappie Chicken Dinner Package Delivery Anywhen Simpson's Cafe STATE LINE Phones 4948 - 937 Salesman Wanted! Monthly Salary, Commis : sion on sales in addition to salary. Yearly Bonus Car Required! Dane Fergus Co. Osceola, Ark, LOAN S CARS, TRUCKS Real Estate & FHA United Insurance Agency A. F. (!>«> Dietrich, M(rr. lit * Main—R«r Cltj Drat Ark. FOR SALE Bargain! Bargain! Bargain I Hauling Cotton Chopper! TRUCK $275 M3 EAST MAIN WASHINGTON, June 15. — President Truman yesterday set up i new committee lo push development of plans for improving water and land resources In Arkansas. Willie anil Red River basins. Representatives of six government agencies will form the committee, which was authorized under the 1350 flood control law. The ngencjes are the Army engineers. Agriculture. Interior and Commerce departments, P o w c r Commission nnd Federal Security Agency. Regular meetings are. to be held monthly at points within the basins. The governors of Arkansas. Louislnnn, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Kansas and Missouri will be asked to sit in. Their states are entirety or partly tn the area drained by the three rivers. The world's l^est vilvc—* rotn- valve—to Instal/d Just ouUtde th» west, porlal of the Moffat tunnel In Colorado, It controls the entire {low of water In the Irans-mounUin diversion through the tunnel to Denver. .• Invite the folks for a PIANO TUNING . and Radio Repair Done by Bonded Serviceman Every .lob Guaranteed Everything in Music Supplies and Repairs 'E MAKE RECORDS BROOKS MUSIC STORE Tak« advantage ol out money-savin? pric*» on baking B**<U . lendai n*aU and everything *!** you II n**d lo fix a Pad'i Day Dinner for all lh« family I Swans Down ssti& t J • 107 K. .M:iin Phone 6811 Siamese Twins Seen As Circus Attraction LOS ANGELES. June 15, vp)_ The only Siamese twins joined at : the head may become circus at- '• fractions net year. They were born ' a year ago. ; The girls have separate brains ! and are normal In other respects Doctors have decided that death would almost certainly result If surgical separation were attempted. Dr. phoehus Berman, medical director of General Hospital where the twins have been quartered since birth, said Tuesday the only danner is that a violent twist might fatally injure them. If they continue to progress they can safely be released to their mother, Mrs John 3. Jones, and exhibited with Rifling Brothers Circus next year ne DO YOU OWN A HOME? HERE IS A SPRING SPECIAL: 50 Any ordinary house treated for termites- We don't have lo practice or experiment on your job—we have had 12 years of experience. All our work is done according (o regulations, uur^ work is licensed by the Arkansas Slate Plant Board. FREE INSPECTION & ESTIMATE—IF NEEDED SUPERIOR TERMITE CO. H. C. Blankenship L. J. Zeller 309 East Kentucky Phone 2350 or 3579 FREE INSTALLATION DURING MONTH OF JUNE ON ADMIRAL TELEVISION SETS. ^AVE SUPPLY THE ANTENNA, YOU PAY ONLY THE NATIONALLY ADVERTISED PRICE , . . COME IN TODAY! 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