The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 9, 1948 · Page 5
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FRIDAY, JULY 9,1948 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Arkansas Population Showing Steady Increase to Restore Losses During World War II LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July t. (U.P.)—The btlltf that Arkansas Is gradually gaining back the population last to other states during the war j was expressed here today by a state official. ' Hendrlx Lackey, director of the Resources and Development Commission pointed lo an upward trend is reported by the Commerce Department, and predicted a continued upswing. The department report revealed* ' «n estimated population for the slate of 1,903.000 on July 1. 1841, compared with 1,884,659 on the PAGE FIVE Laughs at His Former Captors same date Ifi 1948. Both figures, however, were below the 1,941.387 persons counted in Arkansas in I 1940. ' Arkansas was shown to be swinging from t predominantly agricultural state In 1940 to one having many small manufacturing plants. Farm population for the six-year period dropped from 1.102,000 to 836.000 or 24.1 per cent, while manufacturing employes went up from 50.400 to 67.100, or 33.1 per cent, Workers In county, slate and federal government offices increased from 40.500 to 52.300, or 29 per cent, during the period. Total income in the stale soared from $493,000,000 in 1910 lo S1,X!K,MO,OQO In 1946, the report said. Meanwhile, a second report .submitted to the Resources &- Development Commission further emphasized the trend to a manufacturing ecor.oniy. In 1910, according to a four-state survey by the National Planning Association. 49 of the 75 Arkansas rour.ties had more than halt of their workers on farms. The report said, .however, that 442 new manufacturing plants employing 16,941 persons started op^ erations during the postwar period British Warrant Officer, Enlisted Man Killed on Maneuvers With Navy KEY WBdT, Fla., July ». (UP) — A British Royal Navy warrant officer was killed and an enlisted man seriously injured when a hand grenade exploded during trainiu-r. maneuvers abroad the British destroyer H.MS Crossbow off Key West, the U.S. Navy reported to- WageHikeAsked n Textile Plants day. Names of the two men were withheld pending nolilicallon o! relatives. The Crossbow's commanding officer, Lt. Cmdr. Charles S. Bat- lersby, was injured slightly in thi explosion which occurred yesterday. The accident revealed that the Crossbow and a sister -ship, the HMS Baltleaxc, have been on secret training maneuvers with the U.S. Navy for a week. Authorities would not discuss the nature of the training. Dismissal of Injunction Granted in 1946 is Asked LITTLE ROCK. Ark., July 8.— I By John I,. Steele , While of Main and Arthur Cappe (OP)—The Arkansas upreme Court United I'ress Staff Correspondent ! of Kansas. They were the ranking WASHINGTON, July 9. (UP)—i members but ha'd to devote a shar Chairman Arthur H. Vniulcnberg' of their time elsewhere as chair lizaak Valcn.cliik, Irgun fighter In Tel Aviv, who esc*n«d from the British prison at Acre, Palestine, laughs derisively tit the "Wanted" prtster which pictures him and fellow fugitives. Valontchik had liis face remodeled and his hair dyed to prevent detection. He claims all -10 who escaped with him are still free. (Photo by , NEA-Acme staff correspondent David S. Boyer.) Vandenberg Woos Younger Senators For Foreign Relations Committee ^of 1946 and 1947, representing an H« Rock more than two years ago. was asked today to dismiss an injunction against picketing granted the Southern cotton Oil Co. of Lit- j may back two youthful West Coast Increase of 29.4 per cent over the number of workers employed in manufacturing in 1940. The total did not include the increase in manufacturing employ- Pulaski chancellor Prank Dodge. granted the injunction early in ' 1946. after a union worker was j killed during labor troubles at, the plant. merit during World War"lf or the ] The petition was presented by at-' postwar Increases due to expansion '° rne S's for Food, Tobacco and Agri- | of existing plants cultural Workers, CIO, in the name : The report said that the timber of William R. Henderson, CIO or- Industry. which dominated the man- I B^lizer in Arkansas, at the time the ufacturing picture in 1940. ranked! injunction was granted, sixth as a provider of employment ~ ~ in new postwar plants. The bie in- Financially embarrassed crease has been In wood products ' Yauth Hnt Greater plants, food and food processng. L ... .* Greater leather and leather products and textile plants. NASHVILLE, Tenn., July 9. (UP) —The judge said: "Fined $10 for Cafe Operator Killed FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., July 9. _ (UP)—Paul Humphreys, 45, Tulsa cafe operator, died In To Watch Speedometer speeding." The youth, 18-year old John Barnhill, looked sheepish and said: hospital " J haven>t ??i the money, judge." "Fined »50 then, but the line is here yesterday of injuries received CIC Dumps Hot Issue In Lops of Officials In Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON. July 9. (UI>)_ The CIO has tossed • new hot po- sto In the administration's lu|> with i demnm! for mi ST-cenl-un-honr minimum wane la the lexllle Imiiis- :ry on government contracts. Three other union requests fur :iew minimum wage sUmlruds under existing wage-hour laws are pending. President Truman's advisers sidestepped one of them eniller tills S'ear. They announced Hint n revision of tlie snlm-y exemptions of professional workers would be hekl oft until Congress decides whether to amend the 10-yenr-olri wage- hour law. Congress quit without nctliijr on requests to raise the minimum wane from the present 40 cents an hour to 05 cents, as proposed l>y .some congressmen; 15 cents as requested by Mr. Truman; or $1 as urged by some unions. Textile Industry spokesmen tow a public hearing yesterday before wage-hour examiners that union requests for the 87-cent minimum on public contract work should lie put off until the new Congress gets a chance to act on the mntter. C. T. Milrcliison. president of the Cotton Textile Institute of Now York, said the boost In textile minimums would hinder Ilio rc-nrinn- incnl program. Solomon Barkln, research director of the petitioning Gathings Blames GOP For Failure to Provide Better Housing Program nrpubllcnu k'adcrslilp in Con- Kio.ss today held the blame for fiul* >.ivc to provide mlwmivU- veU'vans housing, according loi Kep. K. O. ClnlhliiKs of Wi'sl Memphis. licpresenlallvu Galliing.* put ilia blinne on GOP ComjresMnt'n m nil unswer to a (Million dom l!ry:ini- Young 1'o.st 4*U'5, Veterans of Foreign Wills, of Osceola. "1 urn Inlnestrd In boiler housing for veterans at reasonable pi ices imd assure yon tliul 1 have i:on- hl.stently .supiwrled legLsliUion of this kind," Mr. GalhliiBS wrote. "I wish that the lU'publktvu Ion ershlp Inul brought to Die llixir of the llousn an adequate housing hill before the recess of Congress " said. He Has Lots of Luck But None of It Good SHUSHAN, N. y. <UP)—Charles Clllchrest; fanner, hopes his luck will change soon. Within the iKirt ycur: Clllchrcst's new tractor overturned mid pinned him underneath. His leg was broken, A new barn lie «as building col- lupsed. Most recently, Ollcliresfs 12- room, two-story horn* burMd toe ground In a $6,000 Arc. Read Courier New* Wtat, /tool-Aid NOTICE OK GRANTING OF M(iU()K I'l HMIT Notice Is hereby Kiven that the Commissioner of Revi'iuies of the State of Arkansas has Issued u |y}v- mlt. No. 210 to Sum Johns to sell and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage lit retail un the premisi'S described tut 301 1-2 W, Main, Illylheviltc, Ark. This permit Issued on (he 1 day of July 1948 and expires on the JO rtuy ill June, 11MI). SAM JOHNS I'l'nnitlee 7-8 pk 1-lj Read Courier News Want factory trained expert*. Complete tatitfaclion guaranteed. Fitzpatrick Jewelers Hlytheville Stores in Memphis, Osccoiu, Siki'ston I'hon* 2728 Senators for membership on his foreign relations committee to bolster "Internationalist 1 ' strength in Congress. The two senators wlio appear to have UIR inside track for Republican vacancies on the key committee are Sens. William F. Knowland of California and Wayne L. Morse of Oregon. Vandenbere, who began a vacation at Grand Rapids, Mich., today, regards tho last-ditch efforts or House Republicans to cut foreign spending n sign of trouble ahead for his bi-partisan foreign policy leadership. And it was understood that he feels the group ol younger Senate Republicans from which Knowland «mittee also hns R vacancy with the men of other committees. The Pacific Coast senators hav un inside track for the hlghly-de sired foreign relations commit te posts--because their section of the country has no representation there since the death of the late Sen. n Irani Johnson of CoHfornla In 19-15. If they arc assigned the committee posts the Republican side of, the committee will have this geographical flavor: Midwest—VandenberR, Kens. Alexander Wiley of Wisconsin ami Hovirke H. Hickclelooper of Iowa; Fust—Sens. H. Alexander Smith of New Jersey and Hetiry Cabot Lodge, Jr.. of Massachusetts; and Far West, Knowland aiKl Morse. The Democratic side of Ihc com- work done on fedmil coninu'l.s. The lutes secretary of labor l.rwis H, Sduvirlk'nbach used this power to raise (ho minimum wage from CO to 85 cents un hour In the suit uncl — .-- n con I branch of the uniform cloth- Textile Workers Union (CIO) miUl ing Industry last May. prevailing rates have already risen He died June 10'before acting from thti minimum fixed by the on the pending mim»>l of the Unit- War Ijibor Board in 1945 to 81.5 pit Hatters nnd Cup and MlHin- cents I cry Workoi-s < AFL) for n boost from Under the Walsh-Henley act. the secretary of labor is nuthorl/xHl to ftx minimum wage rates for all G7'{' to H5 cents nn hour In UH- minimum in the hat and cap branch of the same industry. and Morse come can be influential in averting a drift back to isolationism. The foreign policy views of Knowland and Morse are close to Vandenberg's. Knowland is 40. Morse Is 47, which still makes him a relative youngster on the Senate. His companion, Mrs. Dorothy Hughes, also of Tulsa, suffered minor injuries- Sheriff Bruce Crider snld Elum- phrey's northbound sedan crossed the center line and sideswiped a semi-trailer driven by Le s Fields of Springdale. Fields was not hurt. retkemenVs ot •red through Sens. Wallace suspended, 11 Traffic Court. Judye Eh in Woodroof came back. The judge then warned Barnhill that if he was caught speeding again he'd have to \vork out that $50 fine in the county workhouse. retirement from office of Sen. Carl A. Hatch of New Mexico. Expected to be a leading contender for this spot is Sen. J. William Fnlbright of Arkansas. Fulbright has been the Senate's most persistent backer of political and econ| omlc unification In Europe. He, too, has worked closely with Van- denherg on foreign policy issues, pavticulnrly for closer Vvnrmoivy between Britain and the U. S, When a Tibetan heiress of the nobility marries, she adopts her husband mto her tanilly awl he changes his name to hers. Come to the Legion Memorial Auditorium Saturday Night at 7:30 —JOHN C. LONSDALE JR — Saturday Will Be Your Last Chance to Buy Good Shoes at Sale Prices! Some at Less Than Half Price Must Make Room for New Shoes Hosiery Special 2Prs. $1-50 | s H~O E S ,!l Sales Cash and Final -Are You Lucky!- HERE'S YOUR CHANCE TO GET A MOVING JOB FREE . . . This .special offer is designed to celebrate our 3rd AmiivLTNiiry, and in doing so (o express our thanks to you people who have supported our business, . From now until Dec. 31, l'.MK, moving jobs will be numbered, nnd each 21HH local move will be don* free-of-chartfc. That is, moving jobs numbered 20, .10, 60, 80, etc. will be the lucky ones. We Hope Yours Is It Home Services & Storage Co. Moving—Pocking—Shipping—Storage 520 Broadway Ely they i lie Phone 2801 Phillips Motor Co. Is Showing Candidate for Governoi will present his proRrnm for Arkansas if elected. I.earn why a vote cast for John G. Lonsdale will mean better government for you. 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