The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 15, 1937 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BUTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS T1TR rw-i\*TMAM'n xii^iipon » r.*^^ ^.— .._ * . • ? "' *^ VOL. XXXIII—NO. 258 Blythcvllle Courier Blythevlllc Dally niytheville Herald •- Mississippi Valley L«uie' T MISSOURI JIHA'THEVIU'.!-], ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, JANUAHY 15, 1937" SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS UNION AND GENERAL MOTORS SIGN TRUCE Water Near Levee Top Today West of .Cardwell • and Senalh Denies Part In IVIattson Abduction SEATTLE,:'Jan. 15; (UP)—Fred Oriin Hayncs, former California convict, sought for questioning In the kidnap, staying of 10-ycnr-old Charles Malison, walked into the Seattle police -station today and "not . St. Francis river Hood waters held no threat to Mississippi comity, according lo J. w. Meyer, engineer of Drainage District 17, who is keeping in touch with the situation, but a rapid rise j n (lie jjllle River IlcoclWiiy in; Missouri indicates that Big Lake may reach a dangerous stage within a few days. The stage of Big Lake at the Highway 18 bridge today was 241, five feet above flood stage but four feet below what is regarded as the danger level. A rise or 2.5 in the past 24 hours was reported at the Hood- way bridges, west of Kenned, which will probably mean a stage of 247 to 248 al the Highway 18 bridge iji a few days. ' As a precautionary measure Mr. Meyer has assigned two patrolmen to the District 17 lev- ccs, one north or Highway 18 bridge and the other south, if the lake reaches 248 crcivs will • be Put to work sandlrag weak spots on the levee. By United Press . Rising flood waters on all Mis- calmly announced he was connected • with the case." A 'coast-wide search had been started for Haynes. Mrs. Melvin ice that she had rented her cot-1 tage near Everett to'him and that he had disappeared December 28, the day'after the Mattson boy was kidnaped. Futrell Accepts Post as Attorney for Colony .'LITTLE ROCK Jan. 15-J M Futiell, who on Tuesday ended four years of scivlce as governoi of Aikansns, has assumed new and peilmjis less stienuoiis du- tles as nltdiney foi Colony, Inc > Plan Additional Aid to Re- u 1 "^" 1101 ' wl '° ! " ^»«itait n pr bel if Russia Docs Not""'"* 001> >- Inc " ofreicrt thc »<>• Withcli-avv -... governor several weeks ago but If he received nily answer at (hat time It wai> nit — i made public Yesterday the for--,-,-— --; -—-•— •••>.. ROME, Jan. 15 <UP)_itn|,. and mor govcrnoi appealed at MI" E-mlth of San Jose, Cal.. told pol-| Germany are. prepared to scud ns.Shains office and it was £1. many as 100,000 me- to aid den. I ™>«nce<l that he had accepted lie Francisco : Franco, rebel command-1 Colony Post orriccs In the old er-in-chtcf in Spain, if MOSCOW Poslofflce building, whcic tie does not abandon Its alleged pro- WPA Is quartered, are being maic ject 10. communfee Spain, accord-' «""ly for him 1 Ing to reports in diplomatic circles I One or the former governor's ttn " Bht - : •"... l" rsl duties "111 be the premrT The reports were 'circulated asi 11 ™ of contracts under uhlcli no Premier Benlto Mussolini and'I )rov ed families now living at tlie Gen Hermann Goering, colony will be given the onnor hand man or Fuehrer Adolf Hit-N'uilty to puichase the loines, ™i ler, finished the. second day of a la '«ls they occupy four-day -conference. There BILLS OFFEBEB Tola! Substantially Under That for the Current Biennium . -LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 15—The Joint budget committee late yesterday introduced in the house, and senate biennial appropriation bills carrying total 'proposed appropriations of "$9.406,847.00 for state-departments and services, .compared with total appropriations of $10.054,288.50 for [he same departments and services in the current biennium. The reduction was the result 0 —„ .....^ n,,u (llc [/itas chieilj of *x cut in the appropni- ing dangerous!) neai the tops or I lion foi Confederate pensions from sevenl levees a United Piess sm $1000000 to $100000 There was also a substantial cut m the op sissippi tributary driven more than ,..,.,„,,., from their homes to face an impending cold wavi. and aie press rivers have 1,000 persons vey showed today. Most acute dangei as on the Black and SI Fiancis livers in proprntlon for the stale refund ing board and mmoi cuts in Southeastern Mlssouil where 000 others ^ while tlie state pemten Mlswdri national guardsmen and " ari "Ppropnation wnb increased Imndreds of Works Piosre£s Ad ' b} orer $200000 nrtd mlnoi/in IllilliKF.r-nMh'n . ,{.fti-lri>iii.'..A..~ :.„ ....... I rrpflfip*: u'nrn nvm.irln,] r — ui ii ui iva *r iUMt ti. 1 ) /\Q J Y-WU\/VJU IILU iikiliui^ Hi -in workers are on dutv I "eases were provided foi num. day and mghi lescumg lowland, io " s othcr ltcms — - lesidenLs ind sand bagging levees I Thc 1'roposed appropriations to keep then wills hlghei than were embodied In 38 bills 25 '•'"'' ° r ^l"ch vveie introduced in the senate and 13 in the-house. The general appiopnation bill the wate melting snows were swelling the rivers of southeastern Missouri to .stages expected to be higher than last spring when the St. Frances levee cracked at more than one point in the vicinity of Cardwell.. Mo. . , The St. Francis was 12 inches from the top of the levee for a distance of 500 to 1,000 feet on the Missouri side about five miles southwest of Cardwell. ' The river was within ten inches of the crest reached last spriii^ and was rising a foot every 24 hours. .Further north, west of Senath Mo., the water was within 10 inches of Ihc levee lop Vid it was reported almost that .close on some stretches west of Kennett, Mo Five hundred WPA workers tinder George P. Little, superintend-' were ent of the WPA levee projects in '""" the area, worked .in shifts sand bagging the weak spots in a battle lo keep ahead or the rising water the executive and judicial, departments of government for the 1937*39 biennlum, compared -to appropriations amounting to $625894 for the 1935-37 bieimiunV Hear Joncsboro Woman- Tell of War in Spain Thirty superintendents a n d principals of Junior and Senior high schools in Mississippi county heard first hand accounts of the beginning of the revolution in Spam in a dinner " meeting last night at Dell. Dr. Mary Wallers, of Arkansas State college at Jonesboro, was In Seville when the revolution broke out,, and her "I believe we will be able to experie tured during a week there the group in the loathe program. — . -••** i-"u&iaiii. Schools at Luxora, Armorel Burdette, Osceola, Wilson. Shavvnee Yarbro, Manila. Dell and Blytheville were represented. , .. ..^n; V,'fl5 no confirmation from official Italian anil German sduiw<= One report said Franco had informed Rome and Berlin that he urgently needs at least 80 two fresh troops to insure a rapid insurgent victory. : Hope for Britain's Aid . Diplomats were convinced that r\ ~~ Franco's Fascist allies arc more Uemnnd foi Ch determined than ever to sumwrt him. ' •."'•. Although It was reported that Germany and Italy are ready to send 88,CCO men or even more if necessary, they first-.wish to see whether Britain will hot intercede at least with France-if not with Russia to block tlie establishment of communistic heidquaitcrs in Spun A iclnble sotnce said Mussolini and Goeilng are purposclj taking plentj of time to draft then re Plies to tlie Biitlsh note on non- Inlcivention partly to permit iiesh Itilian German rcenforce- ments to arrive in Spam, and Partlv to see whethci > bnCam Is prepaied to line up with them agimst t communist., base in Them Operating Day nnd Night BY RODNFY DUTCHER, ' Courier News Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON-The mints 'are nmning 24 hours a day to k«p "P «l H the demand of Americans for change Thanks at least In part to the Social Security Act and the -nay old-age benefits phase make* pay of salaried workers tome out in odd cents, three-shift production has continued right on France >Iaj Ban Volunteers PARIS Jm 15 (UP) - The chumbei of deputies b> a strong "Woritj todaj voted the', govern Spain :<>f French volunteers to prevent any levee breaks," the i Dinncr was served in the new United Press was Informed byj ome economics building. Charles Mickey, connected with I j the United States Engineers I, branch office at Cardwell. "We received a fresh supply of bags today." Rains al An End ihinV~aro~ able ~to "let, c!6wn quite a bit afXei the prc-Chrlstmas trafle is ovei Production, of coins uV 1935 broke nil records except for 1919 nnd 1937 promises to turn out more than ever Mint officials would like to give theb men and machines a rest, but believe [hey may have to keep on that 24. „ ..„ *\v.^iJ Ull UK hour schedule for many months. more Premier. Leon- Blum, addressing the chamber or deputies, had in>isled that enforcement or control or-the "volunteer" ban in Spain's :lvll war, must be simultaneous ind automatic for all nations • file premier retraced the his- "•"-"* l " (•'"<: Business pickup, In- tory "of negotiations leading tocrcaset l employment and higher the present international ban and ~-l cs ' and Payments to WPA. Sfl]Q." . . "FYance Is willing to accept control on all French territory" . Referring, it was thought It's too early to estimate jet hoiv much Ihe demand for coins is being jumped by the securitj act. The continued heavy demand in the lost jear Is attributed chiefly to the business pickup in- and icnts to WPA ir workers, who , ers, wno spend half doltnrs, quarters, dimes, nickels, :.and cents with con.,lder- able velocity. Last year, the mint reports it fno,l lift em nn ~ . ^H«' ", n, rt --ur -- ...»j kllullgll^ . lu _ . ^ermnn allegations of communistic ,, " year ' th " mint reports, it icMvitics in [he south of France C °" led .™.6«,000 pieces of money, Blum said there was not a single «jL'_ com Parod with 550,760,000 in inch of tin. rm,,,i«, ...i.i.,. A_ '0?3. and 738(545mo t,, <n,n Mickey said he was not in posi- 1 on to predict the . crest stage of tlie river because of fresh rains yesterday. However United States Fore- led the rains would stop as a cold wave pushed in to add to the suffering of refugees and levee workers. Brist predicted sub-fVeezing temperatures of from 12 to 18 do giees throughout the flooded areas. me Red Cross mobilized to care for the refugees as guardsmen and WPA workers almost resorted to force In some Instances to -remove residents from low lands.. Approximately 200 refugees were eared for by the Red Cross at Poplar Bluff. Mo, .„« the Black river rose to 17.1 feet loday and was expected to go S i x inches higher. In the Cardwell sector on the St. Francis approximately'150 had been driven from flooded lowlands within the levees. Hendrlckson, Mo, was virtually abandoned and several homes wre flooded In WilllamsvIHe, Mo Tlie si. Francis stood at 236 "t Fisk, Mo., today, 3.6 feet above ncod_stage, with a crest of 2S.6 io ^7 feet expected by January i°- it was approximately 23 feet B J'°*. Francis, Ark, with a crest of 26 feet expected. British Silk Assured For Coronation Robes LONDON (UP)-For the flrst time in history the Queen's coronation robes will be made of pure silk woven in Great Brit- This has been made possible by Lady Hart Dyke,, who now owns and controls the only silk worm farm in England, "havinc converted for this purpose a win" of I.ullingstone Castle, Kent. ° Closing Stock Prices A. T. and T. ;...i 82 t . z American Waterworks .. 28 1-2 Anaconda Copper .. 55 i o Beth, steel . 76 3 . 4 Chrysler ......1223-4 Cities Service 5 l a Ccca Cola ii2 5 ,I 4 General American Tank General Electric 59 ^ 2 General Motors 68 1-2 Int. Harvester 1053.4 McKesson-Robbins 13 j.g Montgomery Ward 57 7-s New York Central 43 5 g Packard n I'B Phillips Pet, '! 51 3-4 Radio Corp ;.. 12 St. Louis-S. F !!!! -3 3.4 Simmons lied '"'MI'*' Standard of N. J. .. " B o ,": Etudebaker " \i • U. s. Smelting .. 91 u. s. steel ...;....;;;;' 81 7 j Werner Bras, .... ,i .' , Zonlte ' '."• '" 2 inch of the country which was not under complete control of the government. Dunklin County Man Sues Mid-West Co, OARUTHEKSVILLE, Mrx-Gleii, ,„„ „. , Burton and. the Midwest Dairy' I S " mc£ " lo date Products company have been nam- ^nT 61 ", ° r nle '' al1 thcse «"»' ed defendants in a 55,000 dam- -". e Jost or worn to the polni age suit brought by Luther Bolin i --• inin (JUU, IDU Uu 1935 and 738,642,000 in 1919. By far the biggest increase was m nickels, produclion of which nearly doubled-80,COO,000 in 1933 and 168.000,000 last year. In 1936 me mint also made 379000000 cents, 113,000.000 dimes, '50000000 quarters. -21.000.000 half dollars and no silver dollars, the 35WOM silver dollars it ma^de In 1935, h'av to date. r on a resident of Dunklin county near Bolin asks damages for Injuries received In an automobile accident July 8, 1936, when he charges Burton, driver of a Mid west truck, was driving too fast o make a curve at Cardwell and lost control of the truck, which crashed into Bolin's automobile Bolin alleges that he received permanent injuries. , o e point where the banks win turn them back to Jj,e treasury for melting. New Orleans Cotton NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 15 (UP>Cotton futures sagged in dull trading today. Trading in January ended at noon -with that month clown 4 jjoints at 1231. March gained 3 points to but other months lost 1 i 'Chicago. Wheat ' open high low close May 134 134 1-2 132 3-4: i:« 3-.|l July Jul, 116 116 1-2 115 1-4 us 1-4 ^ Dec points. Jan March May _ _ __ Chicago Corn open high • low close May 112 1-4 112 1-2 111* m i^ Jul 107 3-8 107 5r8 106 5-8 106 6-8 Livestock EAST ST. LOUIS, III.. Jan 15 (UP)— Hogs: receipts 6.000 Top 10.60 170-230 Ibs 10.35-10.65 • Light weights .7.00-10.15 \ Bulk sows 9.40-9.75 ' Cattle: receipts 1,500 Steers - , Slaughter steers 6.00-12.75 Mixed yearlings and heifers 6.CO-7.50 <-..,,, .Slaughter heifers 5.50-1100 Beef cows 4.75-5.75 Cullers' and low cutters 350-425 1239 to 5 open high low close 1232 1232 12W 12320111 1237 1239 1233 1239 1234 1234 1225 1230 1225 1225 1218 1220 1168 1188 1180 1182b 1198 1198 1189 118D •Si»ts closed steady at 1299 up Xhrce. New York Cotton NLT/ Cotton Jan March May July Oct Dec Spots three. YORK, Jan. 15 (UP) closed steady. open high low close 1248 1248 1228 1228 1244 1244 1245 1238 .... 1238 1238 1227 1232 1230 1232 1220 1224 1195 1195 1184 1187 1195 1195 1185 1190 closed sleady -at 1304. up Gffll)! OUSTER VfllES Bttrs Governor Anpaiently Con- tiols Both Homes of I.egislatmc LI'm.B UOCK, Jan. 15 (UP) — Qov. Carl E, Bailey today appeared to have complete control of the nrty-rirst general assembly as the senate iinssed his fli-st measure, abolishing the state Insurance commissioner and fire marshal's office. Passing both houses, the measure, \vhlch abolishes the iiost liovv held by u A Gcnlrv. is expected to be the first bill to be.signed by the governor. Enrolling clerks In the liouse said that the measure . would be ready for Governor .Bailey's signature by Saturday morning if not. earlier. Because the measure carries an emergency clause the govcrnoi Is expected to sign it at once and remove Oentiy, who luisjrefusqd to give up his office. Civil Service Bill Keported A senate committee reported /back favorably on Governor Baltev's civil service bill which tuld place ull slate jobs on - rating basis slmllai to that us ed by the federal government ll has been passed bj [lie house In the house dining the half day's session. Rep E A Wear, Polk countj, Introduced a bill making it unlawful for iwrsons to burn brush and stumps on land they do not own build camp fires on propeity to which they do not hold a title Rep Llojd Darnell of Phillips county Introduced a measure making it unlawful foi horse and mule traders to alter the physical appearapcij of ttyvmiirnals they sell, placing special emphasis-on the altering-of-teeth Both measures would carry fines not exceeding $50 and 30 dajs In jail for conviction. A bill to abolish the state game and fish commission vvns Introduced in the house shortly before it adjourned by Rep H K Toncy of Jefferson counts. The measure followed the re-' r usal of the piescnt seven man board composing t»ie commission, to resign in order InSt Gov Bailey nrilgh I appoint: a' new one. Appioval by the legislature or the measure would abolish the Commission and would remove Grady ' McCall, • son-in-law 01 former Governor Fntrel!, who has also refused to quit his position. Utilities Bill Opposed : -.-'. Tlie senate judiciary committee postponed/until Monday action'on the Norreil bill which would provide an attorney and an assistant, ifor the Arkansas .utilities commission. ./i The. bill, will be bitlcrly fought when brought up for passage," it was said by observers who noticed protests being made in the committee meetings. Senators Shaver of Wynne and Thompson of Eureka Springs led the opposition. They declared themselves opposed to the part of the bill which would make the three members of the commission a. Jury instead ' or an inquisitorial body. Additional funds, they maintained, should go to technical men to better the Investigating end or tlie body. Other bills Introduced In the senate included one by Senator Alfred Fealherston, Murfreesboro. to cancel all liens on estates of recipients of old age tensions and eliminate that requirement In the future. Another bill, introduced by Senator Jeff Ijratton, Paragould, would make Illegal the sale of beer or wine •within one- fourth mile of places of entertainment. Real estate and personal property taxes would be paid between August 15 and November 15 under provisions of a bill Introduced by Senators Holloway of England and Coleman of Lcpanto dererring Ihe taxpaying period until the rail months. Efforts lo secure a change or this nature In laws governing tax payment Reach Strike Truce Karpis Gang Confessions May Free Lepanlo Life-Termer i „/ „ !• < \ iiic proposed law repeal provisions or 1935 laws on the Ing for payment j sUllments. Two Cigarette Tax Bills Redistribution or the cigarette Sit-Down Strikers Will Le.we Plants, Which i Will Remam Idle Gov. h r a ii k Murphy, above, anil Homer I, Martin, li'clnw, Michigan alalc lapllol al I in slim, the rln'ir Indlcatliif tbn office of flux. Frank Murphj on second flooi \V Knud, above, and Jiimcs F. e>, below The way to a settlement of the great General IVfotois sliike which has parllall} paralysed Hie woilds largest automobile manufaclmer and dliecllv or Indirectly has llnown 200000 men out of cmnlov- ment, vvns opened vvllh (lie signing or a truce Ihls rooming In the Michigan state capltol at a meeting ixvrtlclpalcd in b) Gov. Trank Murphy, Vice-president William S Kmidsen or General Motors, President Homei Martin of the United Automobile Workeis, and' James F. Dewey, federal:labor conciliator, Oalvih A ' k ,~ AI 9 5sll : s V attorney of , pirn,n /Icatrnz federal prison In San bay, .where [hey oblatn- —..;,... ".j^.tw i»nvim.-j ui, iyi+iiii rrancisco nay, • where they obtaln- counly. Wisconsin and Willis Don- ed cbntc'jsloiw" from members of nelh, Minneapolis huvver, visited the Alvln Karpis gang which ex- Lepanto jeslerday to gather evl- oneialcd HaAkms of any connec- ?™™.,H h ', C ,!Vi.".*! r "l 1 ?...''!^ 0 ." 1 ..!?! "'I'fW lt>e~ Minneapolis lobberv WtW Ifankln;, Leonnul Hankliib, fanner Lepanlo an resident, now seivlng a life sen-' tence..ln Minnesota for a' Mtnhe- opollb bank robber) In'which two policemen were kilted i-. \Yfuic, Hanpliiii t was analtln !-J lilal In) tlfeVMlnncapolls case h oj vvM tentatively,! Identified us pnulcinant 1 irf> the robbeiy of i OMvin andDomi;,,, were en EoT TM , J, I <$?!, ° n £ ^ * ^ "f.hut d« n „' route home from a t r lp to the r-xpccted, he L ecei^es a pardon In l ° S U ' e 5t * ik - Cx ' ' ' FOfi LL1THEFI lack.-Timms. Asks $10,000. in : Aclion Against G W. Faught Jack Ttmms of thl.s city has ni- ;d suit. in circuit court here against G. W, Faught, East Main street grocer and farmer, charging alienation of the affections of his former, wife, Mrs. Mavis Timms, wd asking $10,000 damages. The. action, filed through J. T, Coston and Bruce Ivy, Osceola attorneys, Is the third alienation or arfectlons suit to have been Instituted In circuit court here within two months. • Timms charges that Faught by "flattery, lovemaking and lavish expenditure of money accomplished the seduction and downfall" or his wire and "caused her love to turn to hatred." Timms says Mini, Faught Is a "man of great wealth" and charges that the defendant used his wealth to accomplish his ends Timms was granted a decree of divorce from his wife on .'anu"-" T on his cross-complaint after she had originally sued him for divorce. Tlie decree, granted by Chancellor J. F. Gautney, recited that Mrs. Timms had been guilty of adultery and named Faught as Mlnhe50la,~he~ will stljl face the Wisconsin clmige ' Evidence ob taincd here bv Qnhln and Don nelly, howevei, maj result in his being ficed " -' Wardell Road District Held Illegal by Court Mo-crea- part of this county, lias been I Invalid by the circuit court where the case was Spot .Average Is 12.80 I The average 'price ot 7-8 inch middling cotton on the ten designated spot markets today was 12.80, according to the Blytho- vlile Board ol Trade. The spcdal district *as rormed .continued on • 25 " LANSING, Mich, Jnn 15 (UP) — General Motois Corporation and the United Automobile Woik- eis reached a liucc loda> and ngrcul lo begin baigainlng Mon- , ' t tins on wagLS liouis mid vvoiklnit j j. conditions . " Aftci 15 houis of negotiations s i \vllh representative's of both sides, i ] Qov Frank Mmphj came out 01 r 1 his office just before dawn and In , a I marie tired whisper said ' 1 'We have airlvcd at a peace' Iho toims of (lie truce t *, l—'ihc union agreed lo icmpve I sit-down stilkeis fiom five gen- l ' einl Motors plants In Detroit rilnt, Mich, nnd Anderson, Ind, bcfoic Monday —General Motors piomlsed not lo icmove tools, dies, machinery 01 | !| materials except for expoit trado , fiom anj of those nve plants tvna t \ pledged Itself not to resume proil- [ I uctlon of automobiles ot pails In them during the negotiations ovei! 1 wages, hours nnd vvoiking conrtl- j tlons ^ Plants Slay Idle ' ! - —Thc union receded fiom ll-s 1". eaillci demand that It be the sole'j l bargalnlhg agency foi ail of Gcn- eial Motors' 135000 employes ^ In that connection Homci Martin union president, said 'I would say we have achieved recognition I wouldn't say that V.e have achieved recognition a.s the bargaining agcncj for nil-the General Motors workora" 4—General Motors pledged' it- ] self not to discriminate ugainst I apy emploje because of his 1 af-' i tlllallon with a union 15 Dljs for Negotiation e 6—Both sides agreed that efforts lo effect a setllement would i ,. continue foi ot least 15 dajs from il ^ondaj unless a settlement h ij tf readied sooner General Molois Carporallon all- i il noimccd: f I In order to alleviate distress ' the coipoi-atton proposes to le sume operations on a reduced tiiul at Minomonlc, Galvin said Ash Street Applicants Refused Beer License City permits to sell beer have been refused a. W. Williams and L. E. Shlbley, Ash street,'fay Miss Ruth Blythc, city clerk, noting on Instructions of the city council. Beer garden proprietors along Railroad street were still without permits to sell beer today but Indications were that city officials and those desiring to sell .beer would clash In h legal battle soon, possibly before Ihe week closes At least two of those who have been refused licenses or whose licenses have been revoked have said that they do not intend to let the matter rest there. Their attorneys, considering the situation, • have hinted at possible efforts lo obtain a writ.of mandamus from the circuit court to compel Issuance of permits but have indicated that n more probable course will be to sell beer after tendering permit payment and force city officials to lake the lead by attempting to obtain convictions In municipal court for violation of the city beer ordinance prohibiting sale without a permit. Commissioners Free Phone Service WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 fUP>- The federal comtnunicalions com- a ~ Which plants vvift icopen not knoan Immcdtatelv • !'\K r: M-vy Settle G| ? s.<? Strike l A OUfMI-TTiy^lCt •_ J_ ..- . rm» Cation, Is seeking settlement of ' laboi conlroveisles that have f^ied ) un fK uni „.-..,* _r it-_ i ' ,\y. "1 mtsr- Phillip Muriay, CIO lendci,) was reported piepiring to Icivc foi Pittsburgh lo negotiate an agreement between the manage- - menls and the flat glass workers" Strikes have been In progress at plunks of the Pittsbmgh Plate Gloss and Libbj-Ouens Ford companies, curtailing activities in'sev- eral majoi automobile manufacturing concerns. Portageville Man Hit by Memphis Doctor's Car CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo— Llovd Vaughn, of near Portagcvlllc sustained a broken left leg early yesterday morniiig when he was hit by a car driven by a. Dr .Gardner, of Memphis. Thc accident occurred near Portogevlirc Vaughn is said to have stepped onto the pavement In front of the physician's car Dr Gardner was driving south on Highway 61 at the time. Pipeline Explosion Costs Lives of Six PRYOR, Okla, Jon. 15 (Up) — Six persons were killed late last night when a.Gulf Refining company pipeline exploded near Strong, ten miles northeast of here, it was learned today when communication lines djsruritcd by a sleet storm, were^rcstorcd. WEATHER '" and and *f

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