The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 5, 1948 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 5, 1948
Page 7
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MONDAY, APRIL 5,1948 Lewis Ordered To End Walk-Out 4 UMW Boss is Silent After Receiving Order From Federal Court WASHINGTON, April 5. (U.l'.t— John L. Lewis today accepted servlcel of a Fcdcfal Court order directing nim to call off the 22-day soft coal strike. But Lewis gave no indication whether he intends to recognize the order. He maintains that he did nothing to induce Hie walk-out. Virtually all of the 400.000 miners were remaining away from work despite the court order which was Issued Saturday night. "O. K., boys, he accepted it at 11:22," two U. S. marshals told reporters as they emerged from the, elevator In the United Mine Work-! ers offic,. building. The marshals. H. B. McCauley and Michael colasanto. lold reporters that Lewis had smiled and sold, "Thank you, gentlemen," when they handed him a copy ol the order. • Reporters earlier had accosted Lewis as he walked to his office, but he had. no comment on any- Assistant Secretary of Commerce David K. Bruce said, meanwhile, that steel production this week will drop to 5> per cent of capacity or less, unless coal miners go back to work. Output Down t« 87 Per Cent He said output last week fell to about 87 per cent. During Hie first quarter of 1943 It had averaged 93 per cent of capacity, he added. Government officials believed Lewis would attack validity of tlie restraining order which was issue against him and all officers and employes of the United Mine Workers. An Immediate motion to vacate Centuries Bridged by a Few Yards of Water BLYTHEVIUE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Separated in distance by only a few yards of water, but by many centuries In development are these Chinese junks and the USS Valley Forge, flagship of Task Force 38. The ancient Oriental craft welcomed the aircraft carrier to Hongkong harbor. Red Cross Drive Lacking Only $1300 of Goal C/»orc/) Census borough, who is no stranger to Lewis. He and his union paid $71,000 In fines for contempt of court last year for defying Goldsborough's order to call off a strike late in 1948. The Justice Department, was prepared to defend the validity o[ the temporary injunction In an effort to hasten the end of the crippling coal walkout. It was also ready to press new contempt proceedings jyj-.inst Lewis If the order is ignored (fpogether. The National coal Association predicted that another 10 days of Idle mines would find the nation "paralyzed." The walkout already has idled more than 40,000 employes CARUTHERSV1LLE. Mo., April 5 President Leonard S. Shade of the Chamber ol Commerce Saturday announced appointment of various ( committee chairmen to serve ciur- j ing tile ensuing year. Members of Kea cross campaign for funds to- ' tlle commiu ees. in addition to the clay brought the total to within $1 ! cl 'airmcn. will be named at a later 301,82 of "the quota, with a total if d:U< ;' President Shade stated. ,,.1-j I nose named arc: | $9.722.04 having been reported. I The Lost Cane community, led by Chairman A. J. Lewis, reported. S94. and the Burdette community reported $106. An additional $63.50 was reported Iwrioht- ,r (Mi. rju.nim-iii^ *iic-t,.:.,« t «?. . ""r> 111 , . . |' or Ule Blythevillc district from 6tii Street to Main, by Solicitors Roland Bishop and George Hubhard, Jr. This group is only $35 short ot iheii- $800 quota. EXTRA! Retail Committee, Jerc Kingsbury; Civic Committee, J. A. Hayden: Bridge Committee. A. B. Rhodes; Industrial Committee, Gordon S, Committee, Dick Agricultural Neely; River and Rail Committee, N. W. Helm; Publicity Committee, O. W. Chilton; Roads and Highways Committee, J. R, Hutchison; Public Allairs and Legislation Committee, Fred Henley and George A jury In the chickasawba Dis-1 K -,? ee y es; ... trict of Mississippi County circuit.' Membership Committee, Delbcrt Court this morning found Wallace, Jonns(m ar >d Noel C. Dean. Carson. Blythevillc Negro, guilty of Attack on Cab Driver Brings Prison Sentence 400 Workers Complete returns from Ihe reli- Sious census, sponsored by the Bly- thcville Ministerial Alliance, Sunday afternoon, have not been tabulated, Hie Rev. E. C. Brown, chairman of Ihe Ministerial Alliance Committee, stated today. The Rev, Brown stated Hint the 400 census workers were unable to reach all areas yesterday, and he snid they were urging all persons not visited by the census workeri to notify the First Baptist. Church. He stressed that an incomplete census would be of liuie use to the churches of the community, whereas a complete census would make more effective service possible. Some 275 census takers had lunch at the First' Baptist Church following the morning 'services. Red Issue May Split Americas U.S. and Argentina Face Showdown Over Anti-Communist Pact K.v K. II. Sh.tktord r,A^ rf * 5 SU " Cor "«IKmci»nt HOaoi'A, Colombia. April 5 ,UP) -The United SIRI« lm<t Argentina, hemispheric rivals Jo, decades „„. pearcd today to be hauled for (he same kind o[ showdown »nrt controversy over Communism as caused lltom to split In IM2 over Nazism. The major United States oblec- live in the ninth conference of tlw American nations h ( o obtain a united American front against Communism and renunciation of any compromise with Soviet Ru.<sl» Argenllna, while proclaiming Us opposition to Communism, probably ft 111 oppose the kind at resolution sought by Ihe United Stales TJw same kind ol deadlock thai occurred at the Rio conference of 1942 Ju,t aflei Pearl Harbor, la in prospect here. Face Same Dilemma mcYicaii delegates are s^eA with Ihe .snme dilemma— to press for a strong imll-CoimmmbsL jution and split the Americas or to modify their resolution In the tti- tercsis of obtaining unanimous approval, The Inttor comae la most likely. Argentine Foreign Minister Ju.w A. nramuglU, l n an Interview Indicated plainly that Argentina would oppose adoption of a resolution aimed only at, Communism. He advocated Argentine President Juan Pero's "third position" which is something In between Communism and capitalism. The. major value of an anti-Communist resolution, once It Is passed, will be for propaganda service especially in Western Europe and In Italy bclore the elections. Show of Force Staged in Italy By Government ROUE, April 5. (UPI— New weekend election violence fined In both Northern and Southern Htiy today but Romans were reassured against K pos.ilble Communist coup after clewing 20.00J security troops parading ihrouijh Ihe henrl of Rome. Mor« than 500.000 Romans turned out lo view Ihe parade yesterday. Included were British and American tanks, armored cars «nd artillery, but the emphasis was on automatic, weapons. One detachment, included 3,00o federal police, all armed, with tommyRims, "Jf It eonin to force In Italy, tint force Is In the hands of the government," said Premier Alclde D« Oaj- pert. An attempt to hold a Communist rally in Gorilla, oil Ihe IUllan-Yu- --jlav border, ended In a near riot. Illiu, on Hie other hand. iXinci;- cd a meeting of the Fasclst'ltalian Social Party In Naylei and three weve injured seriously. Feeling sialmt Communist* ra:i high In OorUl», lh« elly th« Yuzb- flavs want to take In trad* for giving (he free city of TrlwU to lUly Oorltla also it packed with Italian ittugta from Yugoslav rule. CommuniiU cancelled a Kheduled nxech In Gorilla by PaJjnlor Tog- Haiti, Oommunl»t party wcretary, »i)d sent another speaker, MUu Joyce LUMU. site of the meeting was changed from the main iquare, where one building Li packed wltii angry Italian refugee*, to a small suburban *quare, Dupite HIM* precaution!, about 3,000 angry Italians attended tho meeting and heckled the >peaker with catcalls and boot u *oon u ah« started. CommunUt itrongarm squacu atarled raging through the crowds but polio broke them up. Drunken Drirer Fined; Another Forfeits Bond Jasper Oreenwall waa fined »75 and coita In Municipal Court this morning when he pleaded guilty ** I tenccd him to three years in the state penitentiary. j Carson's brother, L. C. r held on the same charge, today changed his! plea to guilty and will be sentenced later. Both Negroes were arrested here in January after striking a Bly-l theville c ab driver and attempting- to rob him. I After disposing of Carson's case ! the court recessed at noon until e rrom Motor Firm Fi me Gl s nmore whiskies ar« blended with grain f nculral spirils but Inileod of being b olll e d imme- dinlely, "Thompson" ts put info bdrreli to make it smoother> taitler. 70 i»k*y 86 Proof Ncufrol Spirit,. Edward S. Marshall Of Holland, Mo., Dies Funeral services for Edward S. Marshall, 62 year old carpenter o: Holland, Mo., were conducted in the Church of Oirist by the pastor, yesterday at 2L30 p.m. Mr. Marshall died of a heart ailment In a Popular Bluff hospital Friday. Mr. Marshall is survived by his wife, Mrs. Minnie Marshall, two sons, Edward Marshall, of Oreer. B. Car., and Raymond Marshall ' of Steele; three daughters, Mrs. Clifford Jackson of Holland, Mrs. Frank Alley, of Falcn, Nevada, and Mr.;. Pauline Moore, of Ynkima. Was'i ; four brothers Kelly Marshall, Luther Marshall. Alvis Marshall, and Polk Marshall; three sisters. Mrs. Cora. Allen, Mrs. Annie Dcbbs. and Mrs. Adriie Sharp; and seven grandchildren. The German Undertaking Company of Steele, Mo., was in charge of the funeral arrangements. of railroads and other industries forced the settle industry to bank 40 furnaces and has brought urbs on freight and passenger service on coal burning trains. Police today were investigating n burglary at the T. I. seay Motor Co., 121 East Main, in which approximately $15 in change was taken early yesterday. Entrance to the building was gained by breaking a window pane in the rear. Officers said that while nothing indicated the burglar cu: himself, he must have crawled through the small window section Farm Bureau Board Members to Confer The Executive Board of the Mississippi County Farm Bureau will meet at th e Rustic Inn in Blytheville at 7 o'clock tonight to discuss Read Courier News Wuiit Ads plans for a county-wide meeting In Osceola April 15. it, was announced today by L. o. Nash of Blytbeville, president. Mr. Nash stated timt R. E. Short of Brlnklcy, president ot the Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation, will attend the Osceola meeting, and a program and (he noMlbilltles of ix barbecue for the meetlmj will be discussed by member* ol the board tonight. 25% More Tire For Your Money! It's pretty obvious that an extra ply makea a stronger tire. About W% of the Urea on the market have only 4 piles. Norwalk adds an extra ply—which gives you 2S% more tire for your money I Safer—stronger! ' Las* 25% longer! We'd like lo show you the difference—In looks, size and value—between any 4-ply and the Norwalk S-ply Tire. Won't you come In for a dramatic demonstration. _ Special! A 4-Ply 6:00-16 100 level Tire at $12.95 plus tax 0. K. Rubber Welders R. H. Godsey North Sixth Street Phone 3762 and departed in the same manner as al! door.s were found still locked Police said Mr. Seay told them "ie customarily lett. change in the cash register and left the drawer slightly open. 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