The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 22, 1952 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 22, 1952
Page 5
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, MAY Senate Fight Brews Over Bill to Revamp WSB, Strip of Powers WASHmoTOM vn — A Senate light brewed today over a com- mttte«.approved bill to revamp the Wage Stabilization Board. Despite an APL boycott threat »nd OIO criticism of the plan, the Senat* Banking Committee formally recommended yesterday that Congress scrap the present board and replace It with an all-public M panel. The new board would be ~ «trlpp*d of authority to recommend settlement of union-management disputes—as ihe existing wage board did in the steel case. Organized labor. Industry and the public are equally represented on the present^ 18-member board. Some members of the committee announced plans to ask the senate either to preserve ihe present board or modify It less drastically. Supporters said they would fight any effort to change the proposed new formula. Scheduled for Action The committee bill approved is scheduled to come up for Senate action soon. The measure keeps Intact earlier recommendations by the committee that: 1. Wage-price controls be continued until next March I. 2. Rent controls and authority to allocate scarce essential materials be extended through June 30, 1953 Obituary Rites Conducted For Ada Jennings Services for Mrs. Ada Jennings. 617 South Lake, were conducted at 8 a.m. today In the Full Gospel Tabernacle here. Mrs. Jennings died at her home yesterday. The Rev. G. T. Owens officiated at the services. Mrs. Jennings was 59. Born In Savannah. Tenn., she had lived In Blj'theville for the past 29 years. She leaves four daughters, Mrs Willie Haynes of Memphis Mis Lena Renfro, Mrs. Mildred Jack' son, and Mrs of Btytherllle; Beralce Brown, all brother. Prank White of Blytheville; and a sister Mrs. Lizzie Banks of Savannah. ' Commodity And Stock Markets- York Cotton Open High lav close Ju 'y 3840 38«5 383* 3SM CM 3648 3«65 3HS 364S Dec 3624 3643 3624 3626 Mar 3C07 3634 3601 JS11 New Orleans Cotton Open High Low Close 3839 3870 3839 3849 3653 3685 38« 3848 3629 3612 3625 3626 3615 3618 3608 36U Soybeans Jul Sept Nov Jan High Low !09J^ 294 283V, 273 2781.', 274 273Vi 275 Close 299',', 283 >/t 278V, 219V a Talent Contest, Dance Planned Negro PTA's An amateur contest and a dance will be sponsored here this week bj two Negro Parent-Teachers Associations to raise money for school sctivitles and facilities. j At 8 o'clock tonight, the Harrison High School PTA will sponsor • talent contest at the Harrison Bym. Saturday night, the Elm SWreet PTA will sponsor a dance at the Harrison, gym beginning at 9 p.m. Maggie Lee Love of the Elm Street PTA said proceeds will be used for a lunchroom at that school. Winner of the Negro talent contest will receive an expense-paid trip to Memphis and prizes offered by Hart's Bakery, The winner also will be eligible to enter talent show finals In Memphis, for which first prize will be > four-year college scholarship. Luther Steinberg and his "Beale Street A-Bombs" will play for the Saturday night dance. A two-hour stage show presented by Action Productions of Memphis wiH precede the amateur talent show tonight. Steinberg's band also wfH play during this show. NEW By Refrigeration To«r Comm»nHy Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Phone 58 LAST TIMES TONITE "SAMSON & DELILAH" Victor Mature Hedy Lamarr FRIDAY "DIAMOND CITY" SATURDAY BLACK HILLS AMBUSH" Allan Lane RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. LAST TIMES TONITE "THE WELL" Henry Morgan, Christine Larson & Richard Rober FRIDAY "SO YOUNG, SO BAD" Paul Henreid Catherine McLeod SATURDAY 'RED DESERT' wit hDon Red Harry and Jack Holt etery with Cobb Funera! Home in charge. Rites Tomorrow For Mrs. A. L. Roy Services for Mrs. New York Stock* A T and T i M Amer Tobacco '54 3.4 Anaconda Copper . ... 44 7-3 Beth Steel 45 i_g Chr.vslrr ' 75 i. 2 Coca-Cola 103 Gen Electric 597-8 Gen Motors 55 Montgomery Ward 50 5-8 N Y Central 19 1-4 Tnt Harvester 33 5.3 J C Penney gB Republic Steel 40 i Radio 25 1-2 Truman Sure of Seizure Powers, Tells Press He Likes All the Democratic Candidates A. L. Ray o [aryville, Tenn., formerly of Bly- thcville, will be held tomorrow In r-ewbern, 7enn., it was learned here today. Mrs. Ray died in'a Maryvllle hos- itnl yesterday following a long Illness. She was the aunt of Mrs. Jake Huffman. Miss Luna Wilhelm and Mrs. E. w. Sneed of Blytheville. Other survivors Include a daugh- er, Miss Bessie Ray. a former mem- >er of the Blytheville High School faculty and two sons, Regie and Frank Ray. | Socony Vacuum .......... , 35 1 Studebaker RAILROADS CContlnued from Page 1) diation efforts by Presidential As- istant John R. steelman, "does :hese things: 1. Raises wages 37 cents an hour or men in the yards and 2214 cents for over-the-road employes 2. Ties wages to the cost of liv- ng. Pay now goes tip or down 1 cent each three months for each one point change in the government's cost-of-livinj index. 3. Lays the foundation for yardmen to switch from a 48-hour veek lo a 40-hour week and get a 4-cent pay. hike when the shorter work week takes effect. 4. Gives the unions the risrbt to -eject carrier requests lo run the same train crew through a divisional terminal point if the two parlies can't negotiate their dis- these interdivi- agreements over iional runs. Studebaker Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears U S Steel Sou Pac 35 77 1-4 55 ]. 4 53 1-8 33 WASHINGTON W) — President Truman said today he Is sure of his power to seize industries In an emergency, he likes all the men who have come out for the Democratic nomination for president and he believes the government. cleanup will take care of Itself under his new attorney general. Truman, in a far-ranging news conference, also said he doesn't know whether Gov. Adlat Stevenson of Illinois might be persuaded to seek or accept the Democratic nomination. Politics took second place In the discussion. The conference was highlighted by the President's statement that he has power to seize Industries In time of national emergency. Nobody—and he, Included both Congress and the courts- can late that power away, he said But when pressed by questions on what he would do If the Supreme Court specifically denies his authority to scl/.c and operate the steel industry, the President said he would turn the mills back to their managements. He added, however, he did not believe Ihe court would do that. In Ihe best of himior. the President smilingly parried questions from reporters who said they were trying to reconcile his reassertion of Inherenl" presidential powers with tils willingness to yield on the steel seizure, Truman reminded questioners that nny act of Congress must « signed by the President—a plain reference to the President's power to veto legislation. He remarked that he has been trying, ever since he entered tin Whit* House, to get an industria relations law which would make possible real collective bargaining The law. he said, must provide some method of keeping the country running in ca;es of major threats to the nation's welfare. The President said he did no Know whether seizure authority was the only way of accomplishing this There I* some way. certainly, he said — nnd he Intends to keep searching for it. ' Truman ducked every question which sought to enlist iii m for or against any specific political candidate. He re-emphasized he will support the Democratic candidate whoever lie is, to the utmost. Quhutod on whether he had shown a lack of enthusiasm for Sen. Estes Kefauver of Tennessee, the President said he likes every man who 1ms come out for the Democratic nomination. On other points, Truman: 1. Told questioners the adminis. California Oil Strike Vote Complicates Return to Jobs Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, ni. W>— (OSDA)--Hogs 9,500; active- weights 180 Ibs up 15 -to 25 higher- than Wednesday's average; some sales over 240 Ibs up 35 or more; 170 Ibs down and sows steady to 25 higher; bulk 180-220 Ibs 'mostly choice, Nos. 1 and 2 22.25-60; several hundred head 22.65; 230-270 Ibs full width of choice* grade 21 0022.00; 120-140 Ibs 18.75-20.50; sows 400 Ibs down; heavier sows 17.00-18.25; stags 14.00-16.00- boars 13.00-15.00. Cattle 1.000, calves 700; opening slows; few choice steers and mixed butcher yearlings steady at 33.5034.25; commercial and good lots; cows draggy under unevenly lower bids; very little done; bulls unchanged; utility and commercial 21.00-26.75; vealcrs steady but deeper sorting resulting in slow trade on utility to good kind; good and choice largely 31.00-36.00; sorted prime to 38.00; utility and commercial 23.00-30.00. With the Courts Chancery: George O. Yates and First National Bank vs. Mrs. Ethel W.' Sneed foreclosure. ' Circuit (Criminal): Willie Mae Cunningham, murder In first degree. t»la37 eesszyyee m540aed 22* DENVER Hi _ A strlke vote * among oil refinery and pipeline workers In California may be discussed today, further complicating; the slow return to normal of the nation's oil industry. California refineiies l.avt not taken part In the three-week shutdown. At its high point, about 90.000 workers were out in other states. Approximately 60000 still are nway from their Jobs. A CIO spokesman at the Tide Water Associated Oil Company's Avon refinery across the bay from San Francisco said the strike question may be raised at a possible meeting of 1,300 workers today Negotiations collapsed Tuesday. RIDGWAT (Continued from Page 1) or continuance of hostilities in Korea la now the responslbtlty of the Communist leaders. 2. The United Jfations army In Korea stands "proud, defiant and confident" along the 361h Parallel • with a "record of fidelity, valor and co-oparatlon unsurpassed in all I military history." 3. The Japanese ore friendly to the United States, they want to build a democracy, but need, above oil, lo be able to buy and sell on (he world markets sufficiently to maintain a healthy economy. 4. America must look for strength to faith in principle and trust in God. Grad... ,i As little as a week buys a Royal Portable Allowance on old typewriter may cover down jwym«nt i FULLY GUARANTEED CARRYING CASE INCLUDED Don't miss this opportunity... can today EASY TERMS On Royal Standard Office & Electric Models JOHNSON Office Equipment Co. i06S ' 5th Sf - "Your Exclusive Royal Dealer" Dial 4420 Negro Deaths Lula Steigef Services for Lula Stelgel. 55. will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunrtav in Dell Baptist Church by Rev j J Johnson. Burial will be In the Walnut Grove Cemetery with Home Funeral Home In charge. She died at her home In Dell yesterday, survivors include her husband, Vaughn Stelgel of Dell, and two sisters. Joe Watkins Services for Joe Watktns will be conducted Sunday afternoon In Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church at Marie by Rev. o. T Williams, pastor. Burial will be In the Marie Cemetery with w. F. Cobb Funeral Home in charge. He died at MB home In Marie Saturday. He Is survived by three sisters and two brothers. DON'T FORGET! Old Fashioned BARBECUE TONIGHT! Lake Street Methodist Church tratlon's long-stalled clean-up drive will b« quickly taken care ol when James p. McGranery te sworn In a attorney general on Tuesday. said the Senate's confirmation c McC.ranery this week should hav been accomplished without stl tl hooey, as he put It, In an obvioi reference to Republican assaults o McGranery's fitnesc. 2. Insisted he had not tmplie any criticism of Frank McKtnne Democratic national chairman in recent message to Americans to Democratic Action (ADA). jiicKir M yis a good chairman, the Pres dent sail. 3. Declined an Invitation to elab orate on his recent denunciaMo of the bill to give stales clear till to oil bearing submerged lands be yond their shores. He promised h would have more to say when Ih legislation reaches him for si lure. 4. Avoided comment on yester day's statement by Gen. Matthe B. Riclgway that, the outlook for Korean armistice Is not bright. Th President said he had no comment— but Gen. Ridgway knows mor about the situation than anyon else. SENIORS for a Lady in the Shade YOUR HAV SNOC COVWS W, TOO . . . MX) «• om>pw>ioa< » Uo«. Airy.Kab, plxfonx miwl soln. A»d At ONE STOP SHOE SERVICE ~ Cte * Hln « - Dl!ll Today order by PHONE from SEARS CATALOG ORDER OFFICE Complete Satisfaction Guarantee on ail your orders. PHONE 8131 You'll find our new l*lepbo»« sboppiag tervio* mi^itr k»ndy «p*CT»B, wbw U'i rainy, or ymi'r* pusW foe lime and can't get down town. Shop from th« world'i grandest assortment of budget- priced men-handij* by pbon*. Ju* <*fl S«*n f-«««- lof Order OHiet tor all yw» need*. SEARS CATALOG ORDER OFFICE 106 East Main St. (Continued trom Page 1) SUele. Dovle Lee Storey, Dixie Lucille Stitton, Lovell Mellon Sylvester, Charles Henry Tnyjor, Gary James Tnylor, Lo,m Fa ye Thaxton. Sally Tileschmann. joe Lynn Vowel Ralph Victor Wahl, Billy Joe waiters, Norma Jean west Billlc Jean wostbrook, Nora Charllne W cker. Jane Grace Wilson, Peac 1 Allcne Wirnherly, Ln June Woodhouse, Ben Kenneth Young, Peggy Ruth Zachry. Open 6:30 p.m. Sbow SinH* at Dusk. 2 Shorn Ev*ry Night THURS.-FRL First Showing in BlythevlH* "A Streetcar Named Desl Vivien Leigh won the Academy Award for her performance in "Streetcar Named Desire" Also Cartoon & Comedy Phone 4621 Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Sat. Sun. 1 =00 p.m. TH U RS-FRI DOU BIV *FE ATU RE •_ UOYD BRIDGES • D080THY BSH CARTOON & 2 REEL __ FEATURETTE Coming: All Cartoon & Comedy Show Next Thursday & Friday PAY AS mm AS 5Ck A WEB( GUARD'S Jewelry Store 0PE -** &:c COUNT

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