The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 12, 1950 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 12, 1WO BLYTHEVTLLE, (ARK.) COURIER NKWS Threats of Rail Strikes Eased; l^w Talks Seen F«d«ral Mediators To lUiMW Attempt* At Meeting Friday OHIO AGO, July 11. (ff> — The threat of i itrtit over the weekend by two hie operatinc railroad union* appeared aued today u pluu war* mad* (or new peace talks with the carrien. Federal mediators will renew at- t»m-'s on Friday to resolve Issues in th* Vong wife and hour dls- P..VC ilfcwv.i tne nation'! railroads and the two brotherhoods. Official! of the two unions, rep- retentlnc some 225,000 rail workers, said they will meet with the National (Railway) Mediation Board to "try and bring about settlement." They said the carriers will be represented at Hie sessions. The union!—the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen and the Order of Railway Conductors—are legally !ree to strike after Saturday. But W. p. Kennedy, president ot the trainmen, said "we won't consider a strike at this time. It will depend on the attitude of the railroads." jftfcowever, he added tnat "the Wfk of a strike hasn't been Jut •side, but a strike has not been put Into effect." Board's Plan Rejected Announcement of the delay of a strike followed a two-day meeting of 250 general chairmen of the two unions.-The chairman formally rejected a presidential fact-finding board's recommendation In the dispute. The board had turnec down the union's .request for a hour work week at 48 hours pay The chairmen termed the board's report the "most undemocratic, unfair and pro-management report in the history of the Railroad Labor Act." The formal rejection was telegraphed to President Truman. The board had proposed a 40-hou work week with an 18 cents hourly pay hike, for all yardworkers. The uniona' demand, would have amoun ted to a wage hike of about 3 centa an hour. Two other demand* by the unions for th« men who man the train also were turned down by the board One asked for 'a"sliding scale o pay rates .depending on weight o locomotives. The second was for reduction of .the buic" day on pas •enger trains from • the present 15 miles or T/4 hours to 100 miles o ft hours. The yardmastera union has no jet any strike date or announce* «T strike plans.The union, rep resenting about 4,000 members, is Marshall Urges Bigger Blood Banks BOSTON, JULY II. <#)—George C. Marshall wanUs the collection of blood for peace and possible war expanded. The president of the American Red Cross said the blood Is needed to meet demands In civilian medic's! practice and to serve as a bulwark against a major disaster or national military emergency. Speaking ot a Harvard dinner last nle'it, the general said: "The possible need of blood for our military forces is no longer a vague, shadowy possibility. It Is « concrete fact." "A national emergency would call for quantities of blood beyond estimate," he said. "There is only one source—healthy American people. "And it must come voluntarily. Not even totalitarian states have ever been able to procure blood by government fiat. "Our people are always quick lo respond to an emergency. The difficulty lins been to make them recognize the emergency before it Is on us in full blast." The Heel Cross now collects about 12 per cent of all (he Wood used in the United states. The general snki that in case of an emergency It could increase its share of produc- tion four fold. George De Sylva, Composer Film Producer Dies HOLLYWOOD, July IS. (/P) — Funeral service for Oeorjre G«rd (Buddy) De Sylva, from whose pen flowed a river of popular music, will b« held Thursday in a mortuary chapel. The fabulously successful producer of hit movies, plays and limes died yesterday of a heart condition at 54. New York born, he began composing while he was a ukulele- strumming California lifeguard. His melodies caught the ear of Singer Al Jolson, who took him east to the big time. Buddy wrote more than 500 songs, among them "Sonny boy." "Look (or the Silver Lining" and "California, Here 1 Conic," PAGE NIN» KMSknskin, 111., founded about 1700, was slowly washed away by the Ohio Btvcr, disappearing In 1910 BAIT'S RICHT-lt's a .lucky fish that'll be hooked by Hollywood actress Terry Moore. From any angle, Terry looks right for fishing. ^ 31 Are Examined At Child Clinic The Crippled Children's Clinic was held yesterday at Walker Park by Dr. John T. Gray of Jonesboro, Crippled Children's Division clinician. ' Thirty-one children were examined at the clinic. Sixteen of the patients were last year's polio cases and four were older polio cases. There were 11 children examined who were crippled for other reasons. Three had club feet, three were spast ics, two had scol ios is, and there was one each-of perthes, tpil- epsy, and rickets. Mrs. Annabel Fill, county health nurse, and Miss Mary Craig, physical therapist, assisted Dr. Gray with the clinic. Chinese farms, small and Irregular, are better suited to hand than machine cultivation. .legally free to walkout after Saturday. IT'S OUR FAMILY'S WHISKEY, KEIGHBOR 06 Ma!& Home Cboki/nq! «/ Folks declare (hey never dreamed you could get so much Mildnes* and Tastiaess crowded into * bottle! RT PNTlEn BllfcNUKi) ffiing to 1 OU must understand, of course, that nothing in the world can tike the place of a beautiful ribbon of improved highway— —stretching so enticingly out into the open country, •nd all but beseeching you to come for a ride! But under the happiest auspices, yon will have to do much of your driving, for years to come, down roads and highways that leave something to Ire cksircd— » — and /low lucky you'll tc if you riiie them out in a 1950 Cadillac! In recent years, Cadillac has carried out a tremendous program of research and improvement to achieve a finer "rough-road" ride. The development work has covered steering, springs, shock absorbers, frame, wheels, tires, shackles—and all the engineering problems involved. Tn the 1950 Cadillacs, this great program has come to full fruition—and the results are simply a revelation. First, you get wonderful balance. The car "stays put" —and you have a reassuring feeling of stability, even when the going's uncommonly rough. And your ride is amazingly Itvel. You "float" over the bumps and the depressions, ever so gently. Only a road so bad that it deserves condemning can make itself obvious to either the driver or passengers. And, of course, the remarkable quietness, of both body and chassis, shows up most dramatically on the roughest roads'. For quality tells its finest story when the pressure is greatest. Why not come in and get acquainted with this wonderful car? We'd be happy to sec you any time. SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO. 301 W«st Walnut Phone S78 Now/ Sweepmg Reductions Department of OurSjyrf M Ony y^ Me f/ie Sharp ( MID- 2.79 Womens Cotton House Dresses. Now 1.00 1 Rack Womens and Misses Skirts, reg 2.98-5.98 now 80c-2.50 ALL PRICES SLASHED Reg. 98c Bur Mil Suiting 88cyd. CURTAIN MATERIAL Marquisette, Pebble Dot and Voille Reg. 39c. Now 19c lo 290 REG. 5.50 WOMEN'S PLAYSHOES Sharply reduced, simply because they're discontinued styles! Broken si/es only. 1 .98 Womens Play Shoes. Wh ire and Multi Color. All sizes .98 2.98 Mens Summer Wash Pants Mens Reg. 1.37 Neckties Bright New Colors MEN'S 2.98 DRESS SHIRTS With French cuffs and cuff Icnglhs. White and Pastels. Mens 3.98 Sport Shirts Long Sleeves 25c All White Anklets All Sizes MEN'S DRESS SHIRTS Sanforized cotton; lels c<x>lin|; hrecv.es in. Non-will collar. While, paslels. 1.97 .77 2.47 2.97 18c K*J Russian Cord Material Reg. 98c now 57c yd. Butcher Linen Ail Colors. Reg. 69c, now 37c yd. Printed Shantung Reg.79c,now 47cyd. Reg. 1.15 Semi-Gloss Enamel. Peach, rose, cream, green. .77 qt 1 Used 11 HP Garden Tractor. Good Condition. 75.00 5.98 Copper Wash Boiler. 121 Gal. 2.98 2.98 Garbage Pail 21 Gal. Size 2.66 12.95 Plastic Chrome Dinette Table 10.88 CLEARANCE OF SUMMER FURNITURE Uprolstered porch gliders. OQ AC Reg. 49.95; Now only 03,33 4.49 All Metal Porch Chair. Red & Green 3.8S One 1936 Chevrolet Motor Reg. 99.95 No Trade In 59.95 Casting Rods Reduced! 79 to 13.95 now 47c to 7.95 DECORATOR FABRICS—ORIG. 98c Wide selection of smart, (discontinued) 77*4 drapery and slipcover prinls! I5righl plaids, I I y lovely florals, gay slripes! 36" wide. Yd. 1 GOOD USED ELECTRIC WASHER Aluminum Tub 70.00 1 good used Gas Washer 45.00 1 good used Gas Range 79.95 STEEL BASE CABINETS 24" Reg. 43.95 . . Now . . 27.95 30" Reg. 45.95 . Now . . 29.95 SAVE UP TO 20% ON ATTIC FANS Slay up lo 15 degrees cooler aflcr sundown OA CA — sleep in comfort. Smoolh, quid-running; 0»*wU no radio, TV interference. Made to lastl 42" RENT A WARD SANDER TO REFINISH FLOORS, SA^E! ]

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