The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 21, 1948 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 21, 1948
Page 10
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PACK TUN New Farm Bill To Lower Prkes MMWHK Continues Pf*««nt High-L*v*l Support Until 1950 WAAtUNOTOM, June >1. (UP) — Trr»e riew compromise farm program passed by Congreu I* ex pec led !o mem lower prices tor housewives alter Januu-v, ItM. The measure oontlnuM present kifh-level (»rm Mipport prices, with MCM modificallons, unlil that dale. Then the Senate-sponsored bill lor lower, permanent price supports will jo into effect. The bill still requires President Truman's sfgn«tur« before It be- comre 4 law. Price supports are floor* under farm prices designed to prevent fanners from losing money oti their crop*. Higher support prices menu, directly or indirectly, higher prices to oofuutuen. Hence, the long-range Senate bill, by levering the floors under farm prim, Is expected to lower consumer prices. The compromise was reached rearly yesterday when it appeared that no new larm bill woilld '/ct tii« nod from both House and Senate conferees. The former were holding out for extending present, supports. The Senators wanted th*> long-range bill. Actually, the compromise embodies both proposals. Tht long-range parity formula would combine the price relalion- *h!ps during the 10-year period immediately preceding Hie parity determination with the present formula. That in based on (armer pur- chasinc power from 1906-1914. Prices of wheat, corn. rice, cotton, and pe&nuU would be supported between 80 and fio per cent ol parity. When supplies were plentiful the support price would drop. Prices of most other firm products would be Father of Four Murders Wife, Beats Daughter EVERETT, Wash., Jun* 31 ._ (UPl— Wayn« Williams, 31-year- old father of four chlldran, told authorities Saturday he beat hl« wife and Jour-year-old daughter with heavy rocks ajid shoved them oicr a cliff on the nmgett coast of Pugel sound. The wire, Lucille. 27. died. The dntiRlilpr, Mary Beinlce. suffered a fractured skull, broken collar hone, numerous ciil.s and bruises and nightlong exposure to the wenllier. Physicians sntrt she had a "good chance" to recover. Williams was held In the county jail here pending action by the prosecutor's office. lie was arrested after his sister, Margaret, ended Seattle police. She said he told lirr his wife and child "won't be coming home sny more— I killed them." The. Williams' arrived here from Tulsa, Okla., a weclt ago with Mary Bcrnlcc and their three other children, who range from six years to 15 months in age. Gandhi Disciple, An Elderly Hindu, Accepts High Postj NEW DELHI. June 21. (UP)—i ChaJcravarty Rajagopalnchari 78, Hindu champion of the "untouchables" and disciple of the Iste Mo- i handag K. o*ndhl, Wll , s worn in ' M governor-general of the domln- ! Jon of Indian today. He- succeeded Earl" Mouiilbatlen, •»ho was retiring. The Instnllat'.in •wa* held with all traditional pomp • nd ceremony, In the Rlillerlng thron* room of government house, once the residence of Ihe long line of viceroys -who ruled India In Die past. But there wai no scarlet or gold adorning the new governor-general first native of India to hold the highest office In hi* own land. Rajagopalacharl, whom Hie British once imprisoned for civil ilis- • obedience, entered the throne room wearing the homespun khaki cloth which was the characteristic gnrb of aandbl. He leaned henvlly mi * stout walking stick, and peered through dark glasses at the rich panoply of state which marked the ceremony. ^ After taking Ihe oath of office. "C. R.." as he i« popularly known throughout India, took his seat on the gilt Ihrone, removed his dark glasses, snd began the business of accepting the best wishes of n long line of government dignitaries who came to pay their respects. Workers at Ford j Plants Offered 11 |To 14-Cent Raises i I DETROIT, June 21. — (UP)— The Ford Molnr Company lodny offered ils 108.000 production workers a WUKC Increase of 11 cents lor those making le.« (linn SI.50 nn hour nncl 14 cents (or those earning $1.50 or more an hour. John S. flnga.<s. vice president and director ol Industrial relalions, made the third-round wafie proposal lo the negotiating commiltee of Ihe CIO United Allto Workers union "lo come to Rti agreement us promptly as [lossible." situation hns changes since I wrote you on May IS." when h« propostd that Ihe UAW farcgo a raise and work with Uic company lo baiter down high costs anrt prices, "Since thiit lime, however, our principal competitors hnve granted wage Increases and it is no longer possible for us to srty as we could before these increases that our average hourly rale is higher, by at lensb six cenls, than Ihelrs," nilgai .said. BJ/yj'HKVli,l>K (AKk.) CONVENTION fl inm r»«e I.) exist with both, M can not wist without both." • 'Hie Republicans, he asserted, are entitled to victory In November "because we have been constant In principle, loyal to our bellels, and faithful to our promises" Duff rt*jt Key Kole Oov. Jame. H. Du'f of Pennsylvania, who.vt 7.1-vol< state delegation may play a key role in picking the GOP nominee, welcomed the delegates. He told them that they "must define a ne» and responsible purpose and pledge the world a moral anil .spiritual leadership that alone can save us all from the deep abyss lo which a pure materialism Is endeavoring lo engulf us." 'die GOI- areiidly was Dapping Its November victory flans. Party enlliuslnsni wa* ut an all-time high. The party fiiilhnu seemed .sure they were juont lo win their first presidential election hi 20 years. The Republican man-of-the-year will be named before the week ends at balloting Is scheduled to begin no later than Thursday night. He could be: any one of a statesmen. Here's a who's who of the contendres as (lie unvel fulls: Oov. Thomas E- Dewcy of Nov.York: conceded to have the most first ballot' votes but must win in the (trst half down roll calls if at all, '. Robert A. Tnft of Ohio: Expected lo place second on the flrsl ballot and lo gel his shot at Ihe nomination only if Dcwey taltcrs. Former Governor Harold K Stassen of Minnesota: safe in third place on the lirst roll call but needing a rXwey-Tnfl deadlock [or a chance to run. Sen Arthur H Vandenbcig or Michigan: Par behind the leaders on Ballot No. 1 but a better bet than stasseri to profit from a deadlock Oov. Earl Warren of California: An avowed candidate with California's fat 53 voles securely held bul not much die In 'enrly balloting. Speaker Joseph W, Martin, Jr., o[ Massuch.isetls: A dark horse who Is "available" and to whom the so-called isolationists probably would rally against Vnndenberg's Jury Award* Da mage t /it Automobile Accident N. O. Moor« obtained Judgment for $150 In MiMlsjippl circuit c;purt loday when a Jury returned a verdict for the plaintiff in t suit in which he soufjbl 1200 from Mrs. N. M. Moore at others as damaged In an automobile accident. The case reached, circuit court on appeal by Ihe defendant* afler a judgment for »200 had been en- lered In common pleas court. The plaintiff* car »•»* damaged on East Davis Street July 7, 1947, as lie backed from a driveway fnttj the street. The litigant* were not related. Yuunc Man Our* Wc*t INDIANAPOLIS, (UP) ~ Horace Oreeley Stamps took Ihe advice of Ihe Jajnom American for whom he was named. He eluded Indiana stul e prison guards and hearted west. He was serving t two-lo-five year burglary l*rn,. nomination. lien. Douglas MacArlhur: Strictly a dark horse in a far stall of the deadlock stable. Tiri-Stuunt "U«aJ«" Reported Taft-Stassen "deal" repons con- llnued lo the convention's opening moment with a showdown possible on a minor delegation contest. II Tuft ami Slasscn supporters an manouveiliiK to join, against Dewcy, the credentials committee will reflect-It today when the Georgia contest, comes up. The National Committee scaled a 16-volc pyo- OcH-ey GeorBia delegation last, week. Tall I 5 appealing lo Ihe Credentials Committee and conflrtemly expects lo Kcl his own Georgia delegation voted Into the convention. He will need Stasscu support, to do that. Tjifi-.Sln.ssen deal reports began circulating lasl week with the discovery lhat Slasscn had dined In ChicniiO with Col. Robert fl. McCormick, publisher of the Chicago Tribune and a Talt rooler. Taft denied any deal or conlact with Slasscn but some of the supiwrtcrs- of each are believed lo have felt out the possibility of a Stop-Dewey combination. A stassen spokesman estimated minimum first ballot figures this wiiy: Dewey 300 voles, Taft 250, Stanseri 175. An independent check of delega- Obituary Rites Conducted In Joiner for Dr. J. H. Campbell Service* were conducted this afternoon for Dr. Jainei H. Campbell, who had operated a drug store and carried on his pracllce In the Bardslown community near Joiner for about 00 years, at the Joiner Methodist Church. Dr. Campbell died In Memphis Saturday. He is survived by a son, Dr. James H. Campbell, Jr., of New York, who formerly practiced In Texas. Th« funeral was under Ihe direction of the Citi?«ns Funeral Home of West Memphis, Ark. • « • Mrs.M.E. Grain, Caraway, Buried in Kennett, Me. Services were conducted yesterday nt the Pentecostal Church in Caraway, Ark.. Tor Mrs. M. E. Grain, who died from Injuries received in a /all Friday night, by the riev. r,. D. Se^taves. pastor of the Kennett, Mo.. Pentecostal. Mrs. Cratn died at Ihe home' of her son, Hush Grain, of Caraway, with whom she had made her home for the past several y&ars. She is survived by /our sons, Clarence Grain of Jonesboro George Grain of Mammoth Springs' Hugh Crain, and Albert Grain of Shreve|>ort, ui.; one daughter, Mrs. Mary Hlnggold of Cabot, Ark., one brothe-, I/m Wilkins of Lena, Ark 24 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren. The Holt Fimcral Home of uiy- thevlli? was In charge of the services. Entertainers Peeved at Legion Post For Seeking, then Halting 'Hot' Show of I tfons for pledges and estimates—the I estimates strictly elastic—came out . this «'ay: Dcwey 322 votes. Taft. I 165, Stassen 145 By Frank E4d<r, Jr. ((tailed PTMI Staff Con MIAMI, rla., June 21. T"ive very feminine stars nljjhl-c'lubVi *lrl|>teaje fl< lapped their feel impatiently today, walling for x formal apology from a Miami American I .of ion post wlio asked for "» real show" and Ihen couldn't take It. The girls, engaged to put on a benefit performance without pay, (or members of the Harvey Seeds Past wid the women's auxiliary, really brought down the house. In fact, cries of "indecent," •shame," "cut it out" and "stop It." caused someone behind scenes to douse the lights and halt the band music that was playing the cue for Nancy, a hot hula dancer, to enter. Someone tit the audience charged that the show had disgraced the American flag, standing on stage. Tlie flag was removed hastily. Tills made Nancy mad. In a loud, clear voice she protested that you "can't lower the American flag on any veteran of the United States." "I spent 38 months as a Navy nurse and have a medical dls- cliarRe," Nancy explained. Post Commander John" H. Mc- Fai-land hastily called an emergency meeting and apologized that "I had no idea the entertainment was to be of this nature." Members gradually cooled dawn and decided to give the girls eaclv »2S and send them a letter ot Nancy, who wouldn't give her full name "because I have a respectable Job with an insurance firm In the daytime," said the show was "tame" compared to the one they put on nlxMly at the Jungie club. Even though members of the entertainment committee 'who Invited them to perform had asked for a "hotter show than the one at the club," Nancy said, the girls saw women In the audience and decided to tone it down. First Carmen, a songstress, put of clothes on." jymi, a strip-teaser had just finished her act, made mild tor Legion consumption, when some of Ihe post membership reached the boiling point, Nancy said. Lyrai wore a fringe skirt, which she romeved with a bra and G- itrlng underneath. "Why you could see more on the l«ach," Nancy exploded. Arkanzan It Killed TUSOOLA, 111., June 21. (UP) — Mr.s., about 50, Lonoke, Ark., was killed when the car in which she was riding ran off thd road on Highway 45 five mjles North of here, early today. Her daughter Martha Ann Fletcher, 21, and Mrs. R. A. Beard, 47. also of Lonoke were injured in the crash. Reaci Courier News Want Ads. JUiNK 21, 1948 75,000 Men A r9 Idle In London Dock Strike . 0 ?^ > . NI ? 0 ^ J " ne "• (W-P.)-Thou- The week-old strike had been confined to dock workers who r«mov. the sluiK cargo l o the warehouses iwo hundred ships we re in dockw at anc-ior awaiting unloading The dock sinkers In meetings »t . dozen j>lers shouted down union of- Hill Children Help** HOLLISTER. Mo. (UP)»r privileged children in the "Shepherd of the Hills" country soon wm h« receiving benefits from war surplus supplies. The School ol the Ozarkt lias been awarded surplus equipment wilh dlscounls up to K centj because the institution is a high school providing academic vocational and agricultural subjects to hill boys and glrl» unab)« to attend public school. MEAHS SMOOTHER DRINKS! finm Glenmor* whiilciei ore blended with cholc«jt groin neutral ipiriU bgl instead of being bottled Imm.diately, "Thompson" ii put back into borr«l« to make it imocttiar, tastier. ' Blended Whiskey KS proof. The straight ^ it // .. ihlskies in this f™-f{&/'r0rf 9fsZltll/ffi** net at 1 .rears wJtfflfff fltfft7f/fPff & "•"«•"»• '«-• Little t • L • • i r^v. Rock, JrlcansuiP^ Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL S'lXXJK- . YARDS. 111., June 21. tUP)—(USDAj ' —Livestock: . Hogs 10.800; salable 10.000; weights' 230 Ibs and down 75-J1 higher. Lit- I tic done on stronger weights. Run includes numerous loads extreme heavies. Top 28.50. 180-230 Ibs 2»,- 25-Vffl.50; zip, puckers talking 27.50 down on weights 2-to Ibs nnd above 130-150 Ibs M-26; occndounlly 'J6- 25; 100-150 ms 20-22; sows mosMy I $1 higher; spots more, nnlk 21-23 < occasionally 23.25 on light sows' j Stass 15-17; bonrs 13-15. I Gallic 6.700; snlnble 5,500; calves I 1.700; all snlnble. Few loaiis choice I ullrred with curly sales confined lo several lond.s ivliti lols medium to yocd steers I3.50-34.SO. tully slcnrty. Butchers somewhnl beiirish on choice kjjirls. Hellers and mixed yearlings opened slendy. Good nucl choice lol.s 3:i-3fi. Cows slow; vlr- luiilly nollUn? done early. Bulls under pressure Good and choice vcnlers slearty to J! lower at 2.5-28. common nnd medium little changed at 16-25. "Don't worry, we'll be right back! We're just going to get one of those 'Quickie' Personal Loans from General Contract Purchase Corporation." *"•"*' .' f .A ^ JUST THINK! PL£NTY Of HOT WATER EV£M ON BIG 'C#-M.H/f/ir/v^\ WASHDAYS' AUTOMATIC! 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