The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 19, 1950 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 19, 1950
Page 5
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MONDAY, JUNE Ifl, 1950 FT vnTT^VTT T F fAKK.Y PAGE PTVB West Coast's Bread Supplies Wane As Over 3,000 Bakers Out on Strike Furniture Plant Opens at Osceola A new furniture manufacturing concern has gone into production at O.sccola and now are producing chaise and club lounees, cushions Tor cars and trucks, and are planning the manufacture ol rocking chairs In the near future. The business Is the outgrowth of an upholsterers firm operated by Ihrce OsccoU brothers, Don, Jerry and Bill Barron. The plant U located at 212 Poplar. The brothers have been In .the By The Associated I'ress Bread supplies were vanishing rapidly from grocery shelves in five West Coast, citie-s today with 3100 b^fcrs out on strike. ^ie wholesale baking industry In Los Angeles, Portland, Ore., Seattle. Bremerton and Everett, Wash , is tied up with no relief in sight. The bakeries produce about 90 percent of the bread sold In the arena they serve. The strikes were called Saturday night by the APL Bakers Onion over a demand for a five day, 35 hour work week nt the same rats of pay the bakers now receive for a 40 hour week. in Seattle and the other two Washington cities, ovens were cold in 10 baking plants, with 803 bakers idle. The closures affect nearly 2500 other workers In tlie industry Union officials are scheduled to meet today with a federal conciliator. In Los Angeles, where 1800 b?.ker. have stopped work, federal conciliator John Pfau said he will try tc get later and management rcpre fentatives together today in anolh er effort to settle the dispute Tweny five plants are shut down ii this one. Many other cities ii northern California arc served b these plants and will have to re I on other sources. « Other Talk Scheduled conciliation meeting h als slated today in Portland, where 50 bakers and 360 APL drivers are idle In all four cities, the strike is no affecting small, owner-operate and non-union bakeries. Most ho tels and restaurants are still .ih to get bread, too. But there was a run on grocery stores, and the little neighborhood bakeries were unable to keep pace with the demand. The Los Angeles taking Industry council, an oganizatlon of 12 concerns which operate the struck plants, has offered the union a 2 lp cents hourly wage Increase on a five day, 40 hour week basis. The average journeyman wage In all the cities is around £130- an hour among the men. Women em- ployes get less. Small, independent bakeries acceedetl to union demands in Seattle, and the independents are still operating in Los Angeles. The industry in Seattle was standing fast to its pre-strike niter- native of either an across-the-board wage boost of 8 cents an hour or a 36 hour week of five non-consecutive days with no wage change. The strikers are holding out for a 35 hour week, five consecutive days. Seattle's bakers also want time und a half on Sundays and no holiday work. No conciliation sessions ttbe been set there yet with the curators. Company offers in Portland also have held to the 36 hour week with split wore, days. upholstering buslneu »t Oeceol* (or the past three years. Family for Marines NEW ORLEANS, lji.—(/n—Mem- bership in the Marine Corps Is a family Ideology with the Ingraham family. Five brothers are presently serving here with the Marine Re- serve 10th Infantry Battalion. One ot the men is a regular Marine, who Is on the Inspector-Instructor staff of the same organization. Five Ls not the final count, however. There Is another Ingraham, who Is also with the regulars and is stationed in California. Mother Ingraham proudly advises that "All my boys were raised to be Marines." MAKES K> BIG COLD DRINKS "**&>." Every Wednesdoy Afternoon THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER X CROSBY CHEESECAKE—In the trndition ot shipboard celebrities—usually women-- crooner Bing Crosby exposes a bit of leg for the benefit of news photographers. Arriving in Now York on the Queen Kli/abeth, Crosby said, "I don't know anything about it," when asked about reports he and his wife, the former Dixie Lee, would separate. News Item: Girl \ Swallows Dog '• McKEESZ'ORT. Pa., June 19. (W— When a man bites a dog, that's ne\vs but when a little girl swallows one, that's trouble, Five-ytar-old Carol Ann Moke is in McKecsport Hospital awaiting n operation that will remove from er stomach a small glass dog, bout an inch and a half long. The youngster was playing with lie dog ih her mouth when she Dipped and swallowed it. Doctors aid her condition is fair. The hedge hog is notorious for ts snake-killing proclivities. It uites he victim near the toil, then curls Lip and lets the snake strike re- 3eEitecUy> injuring itself on the ledge hog's spine. After the snake s exhausted, the heldge hog simply bites his victim into pieces find eats it. U. of A. Names Two Persons To 'Fall Faculty Dean G. D. Nichols of the University of Arkansas announced today that Miss Ruth B. Curtis nnd John W. Keesee will ue new faculty members of the departments of social welfare and mathematics for the fall term In the College of Arts nncl Sciences. Miss Curtiss, who hold degrees from DePauw university and the Boston University School of Social Work, will be assistant profesror of social welfare. Miss Curtiss did graduate work at Syracuse University. She has had experience in social work and served with the American Red Cross. Mr. Keesee is a native of Elaine Ark. He graduated from Arkansas A. and M. and ha; a Master o Science decree from Tulane Unl versity. where he is completing work toward a Ph. D. degree this summer He taught in Arkansas high school: for seven years and has been i graduate assistant at Tulane fo three years. Wofce' Causes Crash CALAIS, Prance —W)— An cursionisfs "joke" caused 25 people to be injured in a bus smash near here. Six buses were returning from a day's outing, when someone in the leading vehicle had the bright idea of waking his sleeping c"in- panions with a shout of 'Pire!' The driver, alarmed, braked -sud denly and the second bus ol the line crashed into the back of the first. Twenty-five of the 51 passengers were taken to hospitals. SALE! 20% REDUCTION on alt » Organdy 9 Cottons 9 Chintz © Rayons Tlirou''hotiI .This Week Air Conditioned By Refrigeration EW D1SSTON Light Convertible CHAIN SAW • Con bt operated by ex* w two men • Rugged yet ITgM in weigh! • Mew fait culling ctiiiel type chain • Powered wilti the Mercury Gaio- ltn« Engine JO" light Convertible....$332 •^ Helper Handle $10.50 Write or Call for Demomtralionf RiechmanJjrosby Go. Ill I. fml It., ^^ "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Ph. 58 Monday "CURTAIN CALL AT CACTUS CREEK" with Donald O'Connor Tuesday "TWIN BEDS" iv i Hi GF.OKGK ItKGNT THE FOLLOWING BLYTHEYILLE STORES WILL BE OPEN EVERY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER Lovely Assortment Of Kitchen Curtains GREATLY REDUCED LINEN & CURTAIN SHOP Phone RS15 IDS First Street, Smith Mrs. C. A. Hovey lilylheville BLYTHEVILLES ONLY _A LL VVHIT E T H E AT R F. Sunday & Monday —DOUBLE FEATURE— "Robinhood of Texas" with Gene Aulry and Lynn Uobcrls I'l.US "Mother Is a Freshman" will] LorcUa Voting and Van Johnson Tuesday & \Vediiesday "PPJDE OF THE YANKEES" Gary Cooper anil Teresa Wright Two Short Subjects in Color RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday & Tuesday "The Eagle & the Hawk" with John 1'aync, Rhonda Fkinlng and Dennis O'Kccto Also Warner News & Cartoon Open 7:30, Starts 8:00 Monday First Time In Bljlhcville Victor Mature <fc Lucille Ball In "EASY LIVING" Cartoon & Comedy Tuesday & Wednesday "YELLOW CAB MAN" with Keel S.kcllon and Gloria Dellavcn Two Color Cartoons MEAD'S DREIFUS JEWELRY CO. HEUER'S SHOE STORE BARNEY'S FRIENDLY SHOE STORE HEINNEMANN'S GUARD'S JEWELRY STORE FITZPATRICK JEWELERS JIM BROWN STORES, INC, PAT O'BRYANT JEWELRY B. F. GOODRICH STORE WESTERN AUTO ASSOC. STORE R. D. HUGHES CO. THE FAMILY SHOE STORE ZELLNER'S SLIPPER SHOP GRABER'S MONTGOMERY WARD J. C PENNEY CO. GOODYEAR SERVICE STORE WADE FURNITURE CO. FIRESTONE STORE PLANTER'S HARDWARE JIEDEL'S THIS MEASURE IS TAKEN FOR THE SHOPPING CONVENIENCE OF OUR MANY CUSTOMERS IN THE MISSISSIPPI COUNTY AREA

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