The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 8, 1952 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 8, 1952
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THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1952 Truman May Get Oil Strike Dispute DENVER (AP)-Refusal of 22 AFL, CIO and hide-, pendent oil industry unions to call an end to their week-old strike may send the wage dispute to President Truman. The . Wage Stabilization Hoard scheduled a meeting today in Washington. Yesterday, 'WSB Chairman Nathan P. Peinsinger told the House Labor Committee the case probably would be scnl hm'e no alternative but to continue our strike," Knight said. "We have patiently attempted to achieve peaceful settlements, but. to no avail. We have co-operated with the board, but to no avail. rn.ti i w i S ° the board We wcre ''" nll - v !nrcea "> ^Ike i?, n a " cntl lo lhe su ' lke - ""<< wp '""st continue striking un- lelnsmger had asked the unions! til settlements are to send their men back to work. O. A. Knight, president of the Oil Workers International Union (CIO), said here last night the strike will continue. He added the unions will have representatives at a WSB meeting May 13 as. requested. "In light of the history of the dispute and of the WSB's apparent inability to affect industry participation in WSB hearings, we Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Cotton May July Oct. Doc Open High Low close .... 3395 3945 3834 3944 3840 3883 3828 3378 3635 . 3623 3660 3C38 3655 3603 3652 3627 New Orleans Cot-ton Open High Low Slay July Dot"., Dec. . Close 3804 3934 3880 3334 3836 3S73 3820 3872 3G25 3655 3620 3650 3614 3635 3604 3625 Soybeans May Jul Fept Js'ov High 2091'z Low Close 205V 4 2991/4 289 1/4 293 V'-i 219 282V n New York Stocks Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler ,. Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester Republic Steel Radio Socony Vacuum Studebaker Texas Corp Sears .... ... U S Steel " Sou Pac 5« 1-2 43 1-2 48 7-8 16 53 1-2 55 1-2 59 1-8 19 1-2 32 3-4 Dates from '51 Knight pointed out that the dispute dates back to September, 1951. and was postponed three limes before refinery and pipeline workers went out. The WSB had returned the dispute to the unions and management April IS for more collective bargaining after Inability to get hearings under way. it retained temporary jurisdiction, however. A pattern for settlement may be drawn from an agreement reached late yesterday between CIO workers and lhe R«ck Island Refinery near Indianapolis. They settled for an 13-cent hourly increase. Pickets ivere to be removed today. The unions are asking a wage Increase of 25 cents hourly and hikes in night shift differentials. Knight said that any company offer of 18'!, cents hourly probably would be accepted. The average wage range.* from 52 to 52.10 an hour and night differentials are 4 cents from 4 p.m. to midnight and 6 cents from midnight to 8 a.m. The unions want these boosted respectively. Knight said less favorable day. ^ ever, a settlement will grow"oiit'of the May 13 meeting. Best Offer Fall* "fiat was described as the best offer by any company failed lo produce settlement In San Francisco. Negotiations there broke down yesterday between CIO union representatives and the Tide Water-Associated Oil Company. It was reported (he management offered about 15 cents an hour plus differential Increases there. . "We hope we don't have to pull out in California." Knight stated "but we intend to intensify the strike." Meanwhile, effects of the strike were increasing. There has been BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS fan American DC-4 olt San Juan, F. K. APRIL II. 1952 WORST AIR CRASHES IN U. S.—Most tragic commercial plane disasters in n <: 1,1 . located on. Newsmap above. The worst co,,,mercint plane crash "n ihcworld o«urL r, 12, !950, near Cardiff, Wales. Only three ol the S3 persons aboard The s hi> survi^d to 6 and 12 cents negotiations seem today than yester- There still Is some hope, ho\v- 40 1-2 ( « •'« per cent slash in high-octane ---- gasoline available for commercial airliners and private planes. The reduced training 26 3-fl 38 3-8 39 1-4 56 1-8 53 1-8 38 3-8 74 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. HI. «v-(USDA)—Hogs 10,500: active: weights 180 Ibs up 50 to 65 higher than Wednesday's average: lighter weights 50 to 75 higher; sows 25 to 50 higher; bulk choice 185-230 Ibs - 20.25-50; top 20,50; highest since Oct. 19,1951; rather freely to shippers and butchers; mostly for choice Nos. I and 2 under 220 Ibs- 240-270 Ibs full width of choice grade 19.25-20.10; 380-300 Ibs IE 7519.00; 150-170 Ibs 18.75-20.00- 120140 Ibs 16.50-18,25; sows 400 Ibs down 17.00-60; few to I7.75-" heavier sows 15.15-17.00; stags 12.50- i 14.50; boars 12fco-M.OO, Cattle 1,100, calves GOO: few loads and lots choice steers 33.50-34.50; commercial to high good steers and heifers 27.00-32.00; cows fully steady; utility and commercial 22.50-26.00; canners and cutters 16.00-22.00; about 30 per cent of small total comprised of cows- bulls unchanged; utility and com' inercial largely 23.00-26.00; cuttei bulls 20.00-22.00; vealers active and steady; good nnd choice 31.00-36 00 sorted prime 38.00: utility and com rnercial vealers 22.00-30.00. Sheep 400: choice and prime old crop clipped lambs .steady shor deck No. 2 skins 27.50; few mixed utility and good clipped 23.50; load mixed yearlings and two-year-olc wethers No. 2 skins and utility to low grades 21.50 for yearlings and for two-year-olds, which 50 cents lower than yesterday: H sheep steady; scattered tots and individual head cull to good shorn slaughter ewes 7.00-12.00. Air Force has flight hours. Pilling station supplies are dwindling in some scattered - cales, particularly around Chicago and Detroit. Duplicate Bridge Tournament \ Bad Tomatoes Is Conducted at Country Club Bri " 3 Th(» nli>r hniriiia /-«„..„*.__. i „, , T<*A vir"T*-r Kiwanians Give Special Mother's Day Program Blythcvllle Kiwanians. at the wekl.v meeting nf the club in Hotel Noble yesterday noon, paid tribute to their mothers and wives a ( a special Mother's Day program. Wives and mothers of the Kl- wanlans were guests at the program. The Blytheville High School choir under the direction of Mrs Henry Wilson Rave a musical pro- pram of seven numlwrs. The club also heard a report,' from It* Teacher Appreciation! Week Committee. The club has dcs- iRiiatcd the week of May IC.-23 as Teacher Appreciation Week diirinc whlrh teachers of Blytheville will be honored, j Oucsts at yesterday's' meetlnc other than mothers and u'ives of Kiwnnians. were Genrce Grcar Jr of Columbus. Ga . nnd Jan Barter and Max Hill of the BMhcvilie Key Club. Elbert Johnson was Indiir-lrd a.s a new member at yesterday's meet TRUMAN The Blytheville Country' Duplicate LMBUR sponsored , _ „, I'uiiouivu rt LLl-y- wide bridge tournament held Tuesday and Wednesday nights at the country club. A 10-table. scrambled Mitchell Club , movement was paved in two w, city. | sioiw State's Farmers Face Fuel Cut LITTLE ROCK « _ Arkansas tarmers, with crop cultivation tn full svvins, may be facing a tractor fuel shortage because of thn nationwide strike of oil workers. Although the oil distributors showed reticence in discussing the possibility, the consensus in an Associated Press survey is- "We're having a little trouble" getting it." The only concrete report of a shortage came from Cralghead county, where some distributors say they are completely out of tractor fuel and others said they have only three or four davs sun- ply left. IRRIGATION (Continued from Page I) Saxon showed the farmers how the sprinkler system can be u.sed to sink a pump point by one man. He sank the four-foot point by rsing water pressure from the sys'- :em to soften the ground, enabling him to slide the point into the ground to required depth. Similar demonstrations were scheduled for the Wildy farm today by both companies. Winners in tljc first session Jlnld Tuesday niRhl were Mrs. w. D Chamblin and Mrs, Russell Phillips. Mrs. C. W. Afflick and Mrs P. E. mack, and Mrs. Foy Etchie- PAyETTEVILLE, Ark. M-i-Char. ces of adulterating canned toma- ; toes wtih water have been filed j against, three Washington County "inning company executives Prosecutor Ted P. Coxsey yesier- sy filed Infnrmatinns apainst .John :."'""H' *°l h A ' W(!bb a »d Clint honors Mrs Euqenla Jenkins and Mrs. Alia Cameron of Stoele won second place and third u-enl to and Prank Nelson. Ins and Mrs. Alia Cameron were the winners nf first place. Mr and Mrs. Gcoree vriggs took second with third going to Prank and William Nelson. Last night, a buffet, supprr was served to all guests preceding the games. cinl that tomatoes ! Health Department offl- 15,000 cases nf canned adulterated rith water sold by two Washington and Webb are connectedi Parole Violator Caught in La. LITTLE ROCK WV-A 30-year- old convict, wanted In Arkansas for parole violation has been arrested in Shrevepo^. La. Charles Taul of the stale Parole Board said yesterday that Bobby Hlgdon was being held on a charge of car theft In Cullcn, La. Higdon's parole from the Arkansas prison farm was revoked because he left his job and the state without permission. Taul said. Higdon won n parole Feb. 6. 1M2. from n 2-year sentence for burglary and grand larceny from Union arid Columbia counties. Conciliation Tried In Bread Strike MEMPHIS W)_A federal conclli alnr today opened a series of con fences aimed at settline a 5-da s old strike at three major bafcerle here. W. M. Whorton said hf hoped to suggest a joint, conference In th near future" between company offl clals and leaders of the API, Baker and Confectionary Workers Picketing closed the three com panics last, week end. Firms Involved are the Continental Baking Com pany. the two plants of the Puritir Bakeries Corpm-tation and the Col omal Baking Company. Although two of the «f™ck companies normally supply town* In East Arkansas. Southwest Missouri North Mississippi and West Tennessee, there appeared no serious shortage of bread anywhere In the Reds to Protest Ridgway Arrival PARIS i^,.-Th<. F,c,,ch Commu- I nisi Party Issued orders Imtay to | Communists Ihrnughoiil lho nation lo organize protest demonstrations against Gen. Matthew n. Rldgwav Rlrifiway Is due In Paris May 25 lo lake over as supreme commander of Allied powers in Europe. Said the Paris Communist Federation: "He arrives dripping with Die martyred blond of Korean and Chinese women, children and the aged against whom he has cninmitted the most awful barbarian crimes. He Is the war criminal that the world forever will call ; ihe ncrm killer'." Ridgway Is coming to France "lo step up (he preparations for amjrcs- slon against the snvir-l Uninn. the popular democrnclcs, the Democratic German Republic," the Communists said. Read Courier News Classified Ads Gives You More Cool Comfort Than Any Other Fan Near Its Size and Power-and Saves You Cold Cash ..COUNCIL (Continued from Pase n money lo pay both principal and Interest on more than a hair-million dollars worth of sewer bonds each year. Mr. Miles said. Bonds to be sold to finance purchase of the water company if Blytheville buys it, will bp revenue bonds and could not. under am* circumstances .raise taxes here', the Mayor said. OLD MEDAL FLOU REDEEMED HERE Clip oul the coupon found elsewhere in today's paper. It's worth 2f>r on the purchase of a 25 Hi. hag of (idlfl Medal Klonr at CECIL LOWE'S GRO. & MKT, HOMART A BETTER BUY BECAUSE IT DOES A BETTER JOB - Quiet, tlonto$» f «r> moves 3.000-cu. ir o ir.inule! More Vlbra The fa fl. of a,, • .iVS-i^S;';s"s;i^S;;SS!I 5/: i r-.-c;! "gy,;',SB;ss= .-~** "-^sasssSs'sS 1 fesM^-ilgS": sr^fe:;Si.= SODS 4-STAR **** FEATURE ' oir Ihon ony i' 1 Vie' Ixduilve rotented Dejlgn Ste-M Hode» Blodei o't dsep pitched lo give even, no-drofl streom ol tool oir! Heovy Only Vi-hP- Quiet Ilettri* Motor Rubber incurved, il op"" ofes "high" Of "low" v'" 1 ° Ilkk cl o hondy swilcM Attractive Unit Is txtra-Iasy To Insloll Neulrol g'oy cose hoi odiusloble panel; li'i ° n Y HOMART20-IN. WINDOW FAN A SEARS 4-STAR FEATURE Why ilee p in on oven^ Why live in o furnace? Gel Homorl and you gel floods of fresh. Comforl-cool oir circuloling through your house every rnlnule. Hoi, steamy-stale inside ' air vanishes liks .-r.sglc! See Homorl, lhe quolily home cooler . . for fess money today! CASH ONLY 5.00 DOWN DON'T WAIT-SIE IT TODAY AT YOUR SEAR* CATALOG ORDER OFFICE 106 East Main Street— Blythcville, Ark. «» UlWHON* SHOPPING Quake Kills One TOKYO (/P)—One person was killed today when a moderate earthquake Jolted the Tokyo-Yokohama area. No serious dama e e was reported. r (Continued from Page 1) spending. Whet has happened very recently, the President said, 'is right down the alley of Mr. Stalin. If we could keep production co- uitr at full level, and if Congress would vote his full defense nnd loreiEn aid fund requests, he said them would b« no World War III He added he Is still hopeful of ultimate peace. Before the President's meetlns with reporters. Bri B . Gen. Wallace Graham, his physician, had told newsmen that despite the burdens Trtmmn lias carried in seven years in the White House his health and well-being are "even above the average of men of his ace who have not been under similar strain." Truman's own r.-porl was- "T feel 28." Truman reviewed steps begin- nine with the Greek-Turkish aid program that he. has taken In an effort to prevent Communism from overrunning the free world. Under qucstlonlne; lie wmitel not add to his statement of yesterday backing up Gen. Matthew H. Rids- ivny's stand in Korean armistice negotiations. Asked whether inflation or deflation offered the worst domestic threat lo Ihe country loriay, the President said there is always a chance of danger fmm both. Tim I, lie said, is why the government needs authority lo act quickly as the economic situation changes from time to lime. He said he was consulted and Reserve Hoard yesterday in suspending Its restraints on Installment credit. He expressed hope Congress would nol lake from the board the authority to put Ihe restraints back on if the board should decide they are needed again. Ho said he is not yet ready to name a defense mobilization director to succeed Charles E. Wilson who resigned because of differences with the President over handling of (he steel dispute. FACE Fox, Vet Movie Magnet, Dies NEW YORK (in - William ?tox, T3. a pioneer motion picture pro- d.irer and onr-time operator of more than 250 theaters valued at more than 100, million dollars dljd in Doctors Hospital today Fox ran $1,600 Into a' personal fortune of 35 million dollarj but his moving picture empire crumbled under the depression, creditors »nd law suits. He served a five-month term In prison at 63 on charges of consplr- , ing to obstruct justice and defraud I the covernmcnl. He was accused of bribing a Pennsylvania circuit Court judec to obtain favorabli bankruptcy verdicts. Sketch 3043 Is released. T951 Cotton Crop: 15 Million Bales WASHINGTON f/n — The Agriculture Department., in a final report, today estimated the 1951 cot, ton crop at 15,1.10.000 bales with « total value of S3.304.S15.000. This eslimalc compares with IS 280,000 forecast last December It compares also wilh 10,012000 ba)H produced In I35D with a value of 32,353.705.000. Production for 10- year IIDIO-10) period averaged 12- 03D.OOO bales. The cotton itself from the 19H crop was valued at $2,865.685,000 compared with 42,005.169.000 the previmis year, and the cottonseed at 5438.630,000 compared wtih (354,. 533.000. The Fuzzy-Wurales ol tile Sudan, the "first-class fighting man" of Kipling's poem, settle their major quarrels with swords, but in minor disputrs. the contestants stand some yards apart In small circles marked In the wind and throw rocks at. each other. By British Company LONDON I/Pi—A British company hopes to recover 100.000 torui of Iron, as well as large rjuantities of zinc and lead, during the next 20 years from huge, unsightly dumps left by smelter works oa the outskirts of Swansea, Wales. With Die leveling of the mountain* of .sla?, sites will be clearer! for light,unit heavy Industry. A newly-founded company, Western Metallurgical Industries. Ltd., Is erecting a huge rotary kiln and other equipment bought In Bel- Biiun. It plans U> employ about 200 men on the treatment of 1 500000 tons of slag In the next 20 yeari recovering 5,000 tons of Iron a year About 18 to 20 per cent of US production ? ocs into capital good*. ®88« WARDS PRICES REDUCED Save on Sturdy Work Wear 07.09 REG. 1.98 BAND OVERALLS 0 Heovy 8-oz. denim. Cut for comfort . Q — and long wear. Sanforized. 28-42. I.O/ REG. 1.39 CHAMBRAY SHIRT ® Sanforized, medium heavyweighl. . Double shoulder yoke. 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