The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 19, 1955 · Page 5
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Monday, September 19, 1955
Page:
Page 5
Start Free Trial
Cancel

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19,1988 BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.) SOURISH OT5WS Finding Good Name Is One Of AFL-CIO Merger Problems By JAMES MARLOW Associated Press News Analyst WASHINGTON (AP) — Finding a name that's 'easy to say, and easy to fit into headlines, \yill be only one of the minor problems of the AFL and CIO after they merge in one big union next December. Although they will be working together in the new organization, the leaders of the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations didn't want to give up their individual identities. ' So, apparently without losing* ~ much sleep over it, they agreed on I f. compromise. They will start out under this name: the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations. That's a big mouthful to carry around very long. The labor bosses probably Will agree later on something shorter for the outfit which puts under one tent 10 million AFL members and five million unionists ot the CIO. The first major problem of the two groups when they sit down together will be to get along together. In spite of the present air of harmony, hard feelings run deep among the heads of the same unions which will be in the new AFL-CIO. Raiding A I'rubleni For one thing, there's the problem of trying to keep them from raiding one another's unions for members. For the s^.ke of labor unity, Walter Reuiher, president of the CIO. agreed that George Meany, president of the AFL. should be president of the new giant of Ameriaan labor. The ruling body, with plenty of power written into the proposed constitution, will be the Executive Council, made up of the president. Mesny. a secretary-treasurer, and 2" vice presidents from member unions. Starting out. at least, the CIO will be in a minority. There will be only 10 CIO people on the 29- man council. This council has a big \ stick: It can investigate and sus- \ pend member unions for what it" considers misconduct. 3 Times A Year Since this council win meet only three times a year, perhaps the real power will turn out to be in the hands of an executive committee which will meet every two f months and can get a lot of work j done faster than the 29-man council. I counselor today blamed the grow- The CIO will be outnumbered on j j n g equiUily ot sexes for Britain's the committee, too. Three CIO men | booming divorce rale, now about Mr. and Mrs. I. D. Shedd and sons, Wayne and Leonus, and Mr. and Mrs. James Felts were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Donner Thursday night. Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Donner and son Gerry were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. James Felts Wednesday night. Mr. and Mrs, Pete Moody, Mrs. Raymond Moody and daughter, Beatrice of Memphis, and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Moody of Salt Lake City, Utah, were Saturday visitors o£ Mrs. Ada Carpenter. . Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Windham of Memphis were week end guests of Mrs. Windham's sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. S. M. Gregory, Jr. W. E. Green and W. O. Green, Sr., of Manila, accompanied by Dr. and Mrs. W. O. Green, Jr., and children, Teresa Ann, and W. O. Green m, attended a family reunion of the Green family at Ov- Mr, and Mrs. Lamar Edwards and son. David, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth McWhlrter and daughter, Janice, Mrs. J. W. Massengale and A. D. Harmon. Mrs. Lena Matthews and Mrs. S. E. Henson entertained with a miscellaneous stork shower at their home Thursday night at 7:30 honoring Mrs. Delmas Mosbey, with 22 guests present. Mrs. J. M. Wilkinson was charge of games with prizes being won by Mrs. Earl Hester, Mrs. Floyd Wright, Mrs. Earl Christie and Mrs, Arthur Hill. Mrs. Clifford Hamilton presented the honoree with an assortment of gifts which Mrs. Wil Kinson registered as they were opened and viewed by the honoree and guests. ern Ounter of Memphis, Linda Sue Edwards, Benetta Eayder, Martha Sue Ellis and Barbara Ballare. Most of the night was spent In listening to music, talking, and making plans lor a future together. This was also Miss Smiths birthday celebration. The Mflligan Ridge Home Demonstration club held its September meeting at the home of Mrs. Harry I Dunavant. j Mrs. E. L. Bennett of Victoria, ! president of the South Mississippi : County Home Demonstration club council, and Miss Betty Smith of Osceola, county agent, were present. Four guests and members made a total of 15 present. Discussions ---„.- ....... _ of Christmas card sale, fall council, The hostess served a salad, cake j to be held at MiHigan, (traveling and cold drinks. | basket and the fair booth Were Mrs. J. W. Masseugaie returned j carried on. to her home in East Paririe, Mo.. I secret gifts were exchanged. Miss Smith discussed furniture arrangement in the home Mrs. Dun- grandparents, Mr. and Mr«. H. P. Dunavant. Mrs. Rose i-lerce of Nettleton, mother of Mrs. Earl Brewer, returned to her home Thursday after visiting a few days with her daughter and family. Mrs. Donald Markum and son of Indiana are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Earl Brewer. Mrs. Bobby Battles of Hemui- dale is visiting Mrs. J. E. Reams. SHORTEST ADDRESS George Washington, at his second inauguration, held at Philadelphia, on March •», 11W, delivered the shortest inaugural address of any U.S. president. Monday after spending ten days with her daughter and 'husband Mr. and Mrs. L. L. Woodruff. Miss Ro.xie Smith was surprised ! with a birthday party Thursday j night at the home of her aunt, Mrs. i erton Park in Memphis Sunday. ' Doris Shedd. Mr and Mrs. Bill Ragsdale of I Mrs. Shedd was assisted in en- Kennett were weeK end guests of tertaining by Mrs. A. W. Smith, Mr and Mrs W. O. Roach. I mother of the honoree, and Mrs. SIX—COUNT 'EM—SIX—The baby girl in the center is Shirley Marlene Melts, of Cut and Shoot, Tex. Her distinction is that she has six grandmothers, who surround her. Front row, left to right, are: Great-great grandmothers Mrs. Molly Melts. 80 of Cleveland, Tex., and Mrs. Mary Ami \Valdmg. 85, of Cut and Shoot; Great-grandmother Mm Viola McDonald, 81, of Baylown, Tex. In back row, left to right, are: Grandmothers Mrs. Leota Metts and Mrs. Bertie McDonald, both of Cleveland, and Great-grandmother Mrs, Lizzie Groce, of Cut and Shoot Expert Blames Equality For Divorce Hike will sit on the eight-man commil- tee. But, by agreement, the CIO wiij name the director of organization. And organizing workers not yet in unions is one of the major tasks the new ?roup has set for itself. In addition Meany has given warning that the AFL-CIO will plunge into politics "to change the j political picture that is developing j against Labor." dershoiver belt extending from cen- j tral Kansas northeastward to Lake | Superior, temperatures held season- j al. i Readings in the 70s were rom-: mon from Texas to southern Wisconsin and ovei most of the Gulf j stales. Temperatures in the 40s and • sOs blanketed the Northern plains i LONDON '.•?*.—A leading marriage j and Western Plateau regions. Read-| | ings in the 60s reached California, j i the Great Lakes region and the I N'or ill eastern section o! the nation. Mrs. John Hudson was taken to Baptist Hospital in Memphis Tuesday because of illness. Mrs. W. F. Turner, Mrs. Edith Horner, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Horner and son, Ellis Gienn. were Sunday guests of Mrs. Mabel Horner. and Mr. and Mrs. Richard Fisher in Jonesboro. They went especially to be with Mr. and Mrs. Fisher who are moving this week to Atlanta, where Mr. Fisher will attend school. Mrs. Nettie Lay of St. Louis arrived in Manila Monday to visit " her mother, Mrs. A. B. Jones, who is ill at her home. Thursday night the post office force celebrated the birthday an- j niverssry of Gerald Woodruff by going to his home for supper. Chicken and dumplings, roast beef, potato salad, etc.. and a large birthday cake wiib "Happy Birthday Gerald" written across the top was enjoyed by those present. Gerald was presented a number of giits. Present for the supper were Postmaster Joe Hornberger and sons. Job,' Joe Keith, and Brucie. Bud McWhiner, Mrs. Dewey Rice and daughter, Toshia, Albert Scott, grandmother of the honoree. Linda Sue Edwards and Beneta I Rayder had charge of the entertainment for the evening ini which they pantomined songs and i had quiz games. i avant and Mrs. George Flagg assisted the hostess in serving. ., Mr. and Mrs. George Flagg. Mrs. Raymond Powers Mrs. Earl Brewer, and Mrs. Dutch Dennis' spent Thursday morning at Blytheville at the fairgrounds getting the booth ready for the home demonstration club. Miss Kathy and Joe Dunavant returned Thursday from Keiser where they had been visiting their Paint Cioseout Mft*j Trpe* tad C«**n J Price Hub bard Hard war* Miss Smith left Sunday for Mem- j phis where she .will enter nurse's j training at the Methodist hospital.' Continuing the parties for Miss Smith, Mrs. Ruth Smith entertained with a 'bunking party Friday night honoring her granddaughter, j Guests for the party were Kath-1 T THEATRE OSCEOLA YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Northeast Arkansas' Most Popular Theatre Mon, & Tues, MOX THEATRE On W. Slain St. In Blytheville Phone 3-4621 Weekdays Show Starts 7:00 p.m. — Sat. & Sun. 1:00 p.m The Finest in Cinemascope Presented in High-Fidelity Optical Sound! LAST TIMES TONIGHT Double Feature Three Ambushed In Sordino NUORO. Sardina P—Three prominent citizens of bandit-ridden cen- tra! Sardinia were killed Itust night In an ambush. Authorities, (aced with trie tear- impo&eci silence which greets all inquiries into banditry here, said they had no clues to the crime. The dead were the director of the civic market, the director of a transportation firm and the secretary of the nearby town of OlieiiH. four times the 1939 level, "Ii has really shaken the slabih- ty ol .marriage and family life," said Joseph Bra\shaw, general secretary of the British Marriage Guidance Council in the magazine Family Doctor. "Women now do almost every job that men do. "The plain truth is that the modern marriage partnership is mud) richer. 11 involves much greater tolerance. And in aiming higher in marriftpt 1 today. ;\c are sullcrin; more casualties." Most of Nation Fair, Pleasant By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Vast areas of ti»e nation enjoyed : ples-sum weatner today in contrast j to parts of the Atlantic Seaboard where Hurrirane lone smashed into the North Carolina coast. Except for a locally heavy thun- AIR CONDITIONED BY REFRIGERATION Cinemascope at Its Best With Stereophonic Sound! Listen to KLCN at 10:10 j.ra ?nd 4 p.m. for Ritz i Roi? Program Announcements GIANT WIDE SCREEN Box Office Opens 6:30 — Show Starts at Dusk LAST TIMES TONIGHT First Blytheville Showing Santa Fe Passage LAST TIMES TODAY D as the'lnjun-Lover' in DELMER DAVES* JOHN PAYNE • FAITH DOMERGUE • ROD CAMERON ~ SlIM PTCHtSS - UO WWWi • AMWiVV CAKJSO . xt «*-*l B»WM< A1 tr CUT CV-H - f™«t * *WH «!« A MPOSUC reODUCTION PLUS CARTOONS TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY Double Feature ALAN LADO SHEUEY WINTERS •SASKATCHEWAN ALSO CARTOON For All That's Good in Insurance Fire, Extended Coverage. Automobile, Fire, Theft and Liability, and surety bonds for your employees. FOR Sound Insurance protection and deiKrndabte service, you are in- rlted to call at our office. W. M. BURNS AGENCY 41S W, Walnut Phone 3-3,361 in sweeping ClNEMAScoPK WARNERCpLOR ~o STEREOPHONIC SOUND cos™™*; AUDREY DAUON-MARF4PAVAN -.«c««i«m-«c«xni«»« fijjcB .»«i.««~:.o..*TiintN AND DI8E ED BY DELMtR OAVES-»»•*.n«wi» XJJ? PARAMOUNT NEWS & SHORT TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY Find your name in our ad and be our guest to see "Cattle Queen of Montana" Box Office Opens 6:45 Show Starts 7:00 p.m. Admission 15c & 35c At All Times ttktvt tUnt llWrt Istnti ALSO CARTOON LAST TIMES TONIGHT TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY Double Feature Double Feature FORKVER -And— OICWiA [If HAVEN -QENE NElSON (ORiNNE CAlVtT BARBARA STAKK RONALD REAGAN CATTLE QUEEN OF MONTANA PLUS SELECTED SHORTS Mr. and Mrs. Nornta Covey RENT MOVIE CAMERAS. FLASH CAMERAS Complete Selection of Flash Bulbi, Polaroid Film, Color Film, Movie Film BARNEY'S DRUG STORE 2006 W. Main Ph. 3-3647 // I LOVED -A SAVAGE METRO NEWS " TUES., WED. & THURS. Double Feature A WMrfKK MTKMTIOMl Ki rtfi* — AND — "I REMEMBER MAMA" With Irene * Itecbara DUNN! DELL GEDDES Cartoon "Baby Butch" OKIEFE MMttttT SHMM MUT "ALSO CARTOON RUST-FREE HOT WATER TROUBIE-FREE OPERATION are built-in guarantees HALSELL&WHITE Main at Division Ph. 3-60% FALL IS JUST ABOUT HERE Let Hudson get all your clothes ready when the air turns nippy! When You Think Enough Of Your Clothes to Want the VERY BEST . . . STAYBRIGHT is an amazing new cleaning formula that actually restores the original lustre to your clothes, flushes out all dirt and grime, leaving the garment soft, free of streaks. There's nothing like clean, perfectly pressed clothes to give you that well-groomed successful took. Hudson is ready to make you look your best. • Better Cleaning •The Hudson Finish • 8 Hour Service (For The Asking) HUDSON Cleaner - Clothier - Tailor Blytheville, Ark. Stecle, Me. '' HOW COSTLY? four household contents add up to more moflej' ttian jw Jhww. f»- _ •ftwe. silverwaft, clothes and electrical appliances are worth big money. \ fe certain that jw ha«e enough ftre insurance when fire strides. T** ; inifM be tomorrow. NOBLE GILL AGENCY GLENCOE BLDG. 3-6868 Try a Texaco Service Station First Call Us For Your Cotton Picker and Spindle Oils We can supply You with the Finest TEXACO HEATING OIL We deliver anywhere in Mississippi County BOB LOGAN YOUR TEXACO MAN Blytherilre Phoni 3-3311 Joiner Phont 2121

What members have found on this page

Get access to Newspapers.com

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,100+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free