The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 15, 1953 · Page 8
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PAGE TWELVE (AhK.) CUUlUJUK NhWS FRIDAY, MAY 15, 1968 Steel Wage Talks Enter Second Day pmWBDBOH (AP) - Both sides expressed hope ol avoiding a iteel strike but neither tipped their hand today as wage talks continued between the OIO United Steelworkers and U. S. Steel Corp. The second day'« bargaining ses-+ — Bion started promptly at 9 a.m. with the union continuing to present pay demands In detail. It is generally believed the steelworkers want about 15 cents an hour more tor their seventh Increase since World War II. Union statisticians figure the nearly 600,000 workers in the basic Steel industry now average $2.06 an hour. The industry says the average is $2.16. At Youngstown, O., where preliminary negotiations were held yesterday with Ypungstown Sheet & Tube Co., a TJSW negotiator said he believed the union is after an 18 to 25 cent an hour boost. Company officials said the firm has not yet made an offer and, like the Big Steel negotiators, is merely listening to union proposals at ibis ctage. gcpartte Mettng« Tie union is holding separate meetings with top basic steel companies. However, the spotlight is focused on U. S. Steel meetings because that company usually sets the pattern followed by the industry. As talks opened between 35-man teams representing the union and company, USW President David J. McDonald said: "Pay increases are warranted on the basis of the economic needs of the members of the United Bteel- workers, their increasing productivity, the prosperous state of the Industry and the economic situation of the country as a whole." Hopes for Solution McDons/ld, who succeeded the late Philip Murray as- head of the 1,127,000 member union and who Is leading contract talks for the first time, added: "We of the union have every hope that this matter will be resolved amicably through the orderly process of collective bargain- Ing." John A. Stephens, U. S. Steel vice president In charge of indus- , trial relations and an old hand at such negotiations, said his company "hopes that wisdom will prevail and that the conclusions reached In collective bargaining will be in the best Interests of all." The union can only discuss wages under a reopening clause in the contract which runs until 1954. If agreement is not reached the union Is free to strike July 1. U. S. Steel agreed to allow the union to discuss proposals for a guaranteed annual wage but Stephens emphasized, that the only issue now is wages. Rotary Sees Film On Recreation Members of Blythcville's Rotary Club yesterday saw a color film on recreational opportunities in Arkansas. The film was prepared by the Arkansas Resources Develoment Commission and showed fishing, hunting, boating and swimming scenes throughout the state. It was presented by B. G. West, club program chairman for May, and was shown by James Nebhufc and Bill Spence. Other guests at the meeting Included the Rev. J. T. Brown. Charleston, S. C., and Junior Rotarian Lynwood Herron. Girl Gives Life In Futile Attempt To Save Brother NEW YORK UP) — A little girl's love for her brother cost her her life. Betsy Reid. 13, was standing on a bank of the Harlem River yesterday, watching her nine-year-old brother, James, splash around on the edge. Suddenly the current dragged him out beyond his depth. He couldn't swim. Betsy plunged in to save him. Neither of the two Negro children got back to shore. Their bodies were recovered by police. Marine Recruiter To Visit BlytheYille T/Sgt. Herbert McBrlde of Jonesboro will be in BIytheville Tuesday to interview applicants for enlistment In the Marine Corps. He will be located In City Hail Tuesday. Marine Corps enlistees may now chose three, four or six- year terms, he said. Age limits are 17 to 30. Guardsmen to Attend Church Here Sunday Members of Company M. National Quard. will attend early services at First Baptist Church Sunday morning before departure for field training tests. The men will be served coffee nnd doughnuts following the services. iCHINESE WOMEN IN KOREA—This photo, from a Communist iEast Berlin source, purports to show two members of a Chinese ! Communist women's brigade manning an auti-aircraft gun ii ' Korea. TOP STUDENTS — Patsy Morris (lelt), daughter of Mr. and Mrs. M. W. Morris, has been named valedictorian of Bondsvllle High School near Lepanto and Edwlna Jones, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Jones, has been selected salutatorlan. WAR (Continued from Page 1) day's attack, while Allied big guns and tanks fired several times that number. One battalion of about 1,000 Chinese hit Outpost Vegas under cover of a smoke screen, while a second battalion struck the two Berlin forward positions. Both battles were over in 50 minutes, and the Army said the Red attacks were stopped well short of hand grenade range. Lt. Mukbil Oxyoruk of the Turks said Turkish commanders believe the Red attack on Vegas may have been a diversion to focus attention away from Outposts Berlin and East Berlin a few hundred, yards away. Two More ROK Divisions The South Korean Army activated two new divisions Friday, boosting its strength to 16 divisions which man two-thirds of the 155- mile battle line. The new 22nd and 25th Divisions were activlated in ceremonies at Yangyang on Korea's East Coast. South Korean President Syngman Rhee and Lt, Gen. Maxwell D. Taylor, Eighth Army commander attended. Night-flying B26 bombers destroyed 113 Communist trucks on North Korean .highways Thursday night, the Fifth Air Force said. Thirteen B29 Superforts dropped 130 tons of bombs on a Red troop supply center 14 miles southeast of the North Korean capital ol Pyongyang early Friday. Red shore batteries in the much- shelled city of Wonsan traded heavy fire with the U. S. destroyer Brush Friday, Navy headquarters announced. The Navy said the Brush steamed into the harbor to "resume the battle of Wonsnn," and the Red shore batteries returned the Brush's tire. Overheated Oil Stoves Cause 2 Fire Alarms Overheated oil stoves caused two fire alarms in BIytheville yesterday and today. A clogged heater brought a call this morning to the residence of C. A. Lynch at 2237 Birch Street, Fire Chief Roy Head reported, while too much oil caused overheating of a stove yesterday at the home of Dave Halstead at 3QQ Dougnn Street. No damage resulted in either case, the chief said. Lafarlette Rites To Be Tomorrow Services for Mrs. Amie Elizabeth Lafarlette, 66, who died yesterday morning at Walls Hospital, are to be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Gosnell Baptist Church by the Rev. Arnold Clayton. Burial, with Holt Funeral Home in charge, will be in Manila Cemetery. Born at Atkins, Ark., Mrs. Lafarlette had been a resident, of the BIytheville area for about 30 years. She lived here with her son, John Lafarlette. Another Election May Be Needed To Get Tax Cut WASHINGTON W*)—The country "may need another election" to get a tax cut and a balanced budget, says Reo. Hoffman (R-Mich). Tiie 77-year-old congressional veteran told his constituents in a news letter not to blame him if taxes are not reduced and spending not balanced with income. He said he had no "particular influence with the administration." "Perhaps all the people got last November was a change in personnel, not policy," he said and rapped the foreign spending ^policies of the Eisenhower administration, Referring to Secretary of the Treasury Humphrey's suggestion to raise the 275 billion dollar limitation on the national debt. Hoffman said: "That is not the answer. The answer is to quit meddling in the affairs of other peoples and other nations, quit taxing our people to help thorn." v'ith the Courts COMMON PLEAS Old Judge Coffee Co. vs. Ben and Laura Mays, collection of debt. Many 1st Marine Veterans Arrive Jn U. S. Sunday SAN FRANCISCO (XP)—The transport General Walker is due Sunday with 3,044 veterans, most of them from the 1st Marine Division in Korea. The number Includes 65 Marine officers. 2,850 enlisted Marines, one navnl officer, and 128 Navy hospital corpsmcn. 4 Governors for Samoa PAGO PAGO, Samoa (/PJ—Between July. 1951 and March, 1953, American Samoa has had four governors. TUe fourth governor,- Lawrence Judd, was appointed by President. Elsenhower. Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton Open High Low Close July 3398 3412 3397 3410 Oct .... 3382 3388 3381 3388 Dec 3383 3388 3319 3381 Mch 3390 3399 3387 3396 New Orleans Cotton Open High Low Clos .. 3397 3411 3394 340 3383 3387 3380 338 3379 3387 3378 3387 .. 3390 3398 3387 3397 July Oct Dec Mch Soybeans Open High Low Clos May ... 303 303 301 302 July ... 296 29614 294S 295 1 / Sept . .. 278 S 27814 276% 277'/ Nov . .. 268',; 268% 26754 2r" Chicago Corn May July Open High Low Close 158 !4 158 >,t 168 158 V, 160% 160X 160 160V4 Chicago Wheat Open High Low Close May . .. 215% 216 215 215 July . .. 215',i 215S 214% 2W» New York Stocks A T and T 158 Amer Tobacco 73 1- Anaconda Copper 37 3-' Beth Steel 52 3-4 Chrysler 77 I- 1 Coca-Cola 113 1- Gen Electric 74 5-£ Gen Motors 62 l-i Montgomery Ward 61 7- N Y Central 23 1-4 Int Harvester 293-4 J C Penney 71 Republic Stele 49 7-E Radio 25 3-4 Socony Vacuum 34 Studebaker 34 1-8 Standard of N J 70 1- Texas Corp 54 3-4 Sears 58 1-2 U S Steel 39 1-4 Sou Pac 45 1- Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. Ill I/PI—(USDAl—Hogs 7,000; weights 180 Ibs up opened active; strong to 25 higher than Thursday's av erage; later slow; very uneven; barely steady with some sales 25 lower; 170 Ibs down strong to 25 higher; sows unchanged; early sales choice 180-230 Ibs 24.75-25.00 later largely 24.50-65; few down to 24.25; 240-270 Ibs mostly 23.15 24.25; few early to 24.50; 150-170 Ibs 23.00-24.50; 120-140 Ibs 20.00 22.25; so*s 400 Ibs down 22.00-50 heavier sows 20.00-21.50; boars 15.00 17.50. Cattle 550 calves 600; few smal lots and individual head of steers and heifers mainly commercia and good kind 19.00-21.00, abou' steady; cows very slow in cleanup trade; some deals about steady a low point of week on utility anc commercial at 13.50-15,50. LITTLE LI2— One nice thing about kids Is they don't go around bragging about the bright things thei r mommies and daddies said. »NU« (/3la and J~rienaiii V J "DEE" "TheMan Who Airit Mad at Nobody" JUST WANTS TO ANNOUNCE THAT HE IS NOW SELLING AUTO INSURANCE AT THE LOWEST COST! IN THE WORLD'S LARGEST COMPANY! CLAIMS ADJUSTED ON DAY PRESENTED 1 DEE' Beat the Deadline of the New Auto Liability Law! See him Now! UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY A Home Office Bolldtnl World'i Largest Insurance Co. "Cli CJ X7 ^//ic ^ra6lc6l {jrow'mfy Write or Phone GS12 A. F. "DEE" DIEtRICH, Manager 106 So. 1st St. BIytheville, Ark. Ingram Building Attention; FARMERS and TOWN Folks: You can really save money — both on Auto and Fire Insurance. Don't Walt SEE US NOW Tomorrow may be too late. Suppose you have a fire tonile JIGGERS. THE COPS!—The motorcycle cop waiting around a corner in Chicago may have wondered why his "business" suddenly tapered off. Some thoughtful soul installed this homemade sign to warn motorists who mi<!ht be tempted to ignore the traffic "stop" sign, arrow. TRUCE (Continued from Page 1) inlte Imprisonment.' Inside the conference hut Friday, scathUngly of the Allied counteroffer calling it "perfidious and self- North Korean Gen. Nam II spoke contradictory." The senior IJed delegate repeated that the Communists "resolutely could not agree" to the Allied offer. Point by point. Nam went through the Allied plan, finding almost nothing satisfactory. Lacks Fire Insurance PARIS W) — When it comes to fires, Parisians prefer to take their chances. Insurance companies announced that from 1940 through 1952, the number of fires In Paris doubled, advancing from 2,617 per year to 4,509. The companies added that 25 per cent fewer Parisians have fire insurance than in 1914. Many Tibetans drink from 30 to 50 cups of tea daily. TALK DEFENSE—General Raoul Sslan, left, commander-in- chief of French and Viet Nam forces in Indo-China, meets Princa Savang and addresses Laolians at Luang Prabang, the capital. He and the prince cunfen eel on' the military situation of Laos, after Communists suddenly altarked the independent kingdom. Conservatively colored £\ ?' for day-long wear! FLORSHEIM \ Daytime Dark Make coolne«s afoot an every day matter—hi , comfortable good taste of Florahcim Daytime Dark myioa mesh sboeu. They look very much Kke conveatioMl, conservative yea* around show ... and tbe practical <i*rk color* May ae«t without ek***f. For a «« !*» Ml HAIM ITIIIT ^^MP AAVMflRWf 9^niHif v^WW^

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