TWOTtSCAY, JULY 8S, 1958 Half-Million Are Preparing For Strikes Defense Workers Included in Those faddy to Quit WASHINGTON Wi—Well over a half-million workers are poised for a possible mid-summer series of strikes across the nation. They Include about 100,000 workers in the vital copper-producing industry and more than 5,000 at the Oak Ridge, Tenn., atomic energy plants. Many of the unions involved are seeking pay boosts like those earlier this year in the steel and auto Industries. Pay increases have been running in the neighborhood of 5 to 10 cents an hour. Probably the most imminent strike threat is at the,Oak Ridge atomic plants, where AFL workers are asking higher wages and other benefits. One of the installations threatened with strike action is the atomic laboratory which builds experimental projects for scientists. Time Runs Out The Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service won a 10-day postponement of a threatened strike at Oak Eidge but the respite period runs out at midnight Sunday. Nearly 200,000 telephone workers across the nation are talking strike. The CIO's communications workers union says it has not set any date as yet for a walkout. But phone exchange workers in Los Angeles, several cities In Indiana, and in Maryland and Virginia have staged "quickie" walkouts of several days each. The International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers (Ind.) recently' announced that woikers at the Anaconda, Kennecott, Phelps- Dodge and American smelting and BLTTHEVTLLE (ARK.)" COUTtTER NEWS Commodity And Stock Markets- N«w York Cotton Open High Low Close Oct 3380 3389 3383 338 Dec 3416 3418 3411 341 Mar 3435 3437 3431 3434 May 3439 3441 3435 3434 New Orleans Cotton Open High Low Close 338S 3388 3382 3382 3415 3416 3409 3410 3438 3438 3430 3432 3436 3440 3434 3431 Oct May Chicago Soybeans Sep High Low 257;4 254 247 254% 256 Chicago Corn Sep High 14S ! i 137% 251 25334 Low H7 137 li Chicago Wheat High 1991,1 Sep Dec New York Stocks Low 197 203 Close 255'/ 4 248 2513,1 254 Close 147'i, 138'/ 8 Close 1981,4 A T and T Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper . Maffie Gwalfney Dies in Osceola Wife of Deputy Sheriff Resident Of County Since 1898 Mrs. Mattie E. Gwaltney. 70. a resident of Mississippi County since 1898, died at her home in Osceola his morning of a heart attack. Wife of the deputy sheriff and ailer at Osceola, Mrs. Gwaltney had been in ill health for several 'ears. Funeral arrangements were incomplete this morning pending the u-rlval of her son. but will be conducted at the Christian Church in Osceola with Swift's Funeral Home n charge. | Survivors include her husband, ! David L. Gwaltney; two daugh- ers, Mrs. E. O. Skinner of Osce- i la, Mrs. David S, Ward of Mil-! ingion. Tenn.; a son, L. E. Gwalt- ; icy. Las Cruces, N. M.; a broth- 1 r, G. T. Enochs of Hughes, Ark.; i sister. Mrs. Lamar L. Rodgers f West Memphis; and seven randchildren. PAGE SEVEN Vord Received Here Of E. B. Racket's Death Word has been received by rela- 155 ves in the BIytheville vicinity of' 75 1-4; the death of E. B. Rucker, for many j 33 1-4 years a farmer at Armorel. Mr I Beth Steel 52 ; Rucker, who died at his home in Chrysler 703-4 Hunting Park. Cal., leaves a son '"oca-Cola ai 1-2 Horance. with the Army in Germany' ien Electric ... - -- .-.- .--.,. .. ... - refining companies voted 9-1 for strike action. Building and construction workers in several important areas, including 200,000 in the New York City area, are talking of walkouts, too. Another dispute involves 75,000 : • in San Francisco area. Still another en Motors Montgomery Ward 71 7-8 59 3-8 58 3-4 j son N Y Central 25 Int Harvester 275-8 J C Penney . 691-2 Republic Sleel 48 3-4 Radio 23 5-8 Socony Vacuum . 34 7-i Studebaker 29 3-8 Standard of N J 73 Texas Corp 54 7-8 Sears 58 1-2 US Steel 38 3-4 involves 17,000 Tex-, area. in the Beaumont, Naval Reserve Seeks Doctors Commissions In the Naval Reserve are again being offered to physicians In Selective Service priorities I, II, III, according to information, from the Navy recruiting station at New Orleans, La. Closing date of the program. In which commissions will be given through the rank of commander depending on the doctor's age, experience and training, is expected to be in late summer. Livestock I/PI — (USDA)—Hogs 6,000; barrows and gilts all weights 50 to 75 lower' than Wednesday's average; mostly 65-75 lower late; sows 75-1.00 lower; boars 50 lower; choice 190-240 Ib 20.25-26.50; largely 26.25-26.35 after early round; " practical top 26.50; one lot choice No. 1 26.G5J few 250-260 Ib 25.76-26.25; load around 300 Ib 24.25; choice 180-190 lb_2ti.OO-26.25; 150-170 Ib 23.50-25.75; 120-140 Ib 20.50-22.75; sows, 400 Ibs 20.25-22.0; heavier sows 17.75-19 75; boars 12.0-15.5. Cattle 2,, calves 9; about a dozen loads of steers on sale, including small lots with cows 35 per cent of .supply; trading slow steady with Wednesday; few good Gets NFLA Post Ber) E. Cohoon, son of Mrs. G. T. j Cohoon and the late Mr. Cohoon of Holland, has been apointed secretary-treasurer of the National Farm Loan Association. A graduate of Holland schools, Mr. Cohoon attended State Teach- ! ers College at Cape Girardeau and I received his Masters Degree from the University of Missouri in 1949. Prior to his appointment Mr. Cohoon had been vocational agricul-! ture instructor at Poplar Bluff, Brunswick and Campbell. Mo. early sales most classes about despite small supply; scattered j So low choice steers and heifers 2.00-23.50; commercial to low good | 16.00-19.50; utility and commercial 1 cows mostly 10.50-12.50 ; eanners <md cutters V.00-10.00; extremely "bin shelly cnnners down to 6.00 or j less; utility and commercial bulls! 11.50-14.00; canner and cutter bulls j 8.50-11.00; pood and Ihoice veal- I ers 18.00-23.00; few head prime up j| to 25.00; utility and commercial vealers 12.0017.00; culls 8.00-10.. You Have To Be/ieve That Mf/ffc 0 3%inth Warm Mr Dwcf-Sysfem You Can G@f So Mush MGFG Automatic Comfort You Have To See How It Puts "Wasted* Heat To Use! Only a Coleman Automatic furnace, with the sensational new BLEND-AIR heat-distribution system, gives you such «v. n temperature from floor to ceiling day and night. 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Alvin Hardy, general chairman of the fish fry committee, announced at yesterday's club meeting In Hotel Noble that, the fish fry would be held at 7 p.m. at Walker Park. Mr. Hardy akso announced that a special baseball game between the Kiwanians and members of the Kl- \vanis Club's Little League team will precede the fish fry at 5:30 p.m. The fish fry will take the place of next week's meeting. The Rev. Roy I. Bagley. pastor of I he First Methodist church, spoke at yesterday's meeting on the "Spiritual Virtues that Undergird Our TRUCE (Continued from Page 1) delegations to approve It. Earlier in the day staff officers With the Courts CIRCUIT: (Criminal division) State of Arkansas vs. Bobby Gene Hamm. burglary and grand larceny. State of Arkansas re. Raymond WEoy Cooper, burglary and grand larceny. ihildron." He was introduced by Jesse White, club program chairman or July. Other guests included Sanford Boone of Jackson, Tenn., Wejdon Elliott and Josh Pruitt. conferred for 2 hours and 42 minutes, then recessed without scheduling another session. It was announced (hut the next meeting: would be set by liaison officers. There was no word what details of a truce the staff officers discussed. Communist radio stations reacted violently to President Synginnn Klicc's statement yesterday that South Korea will follosv its own course of action unless the Reds | agree within six months after a truce is signed'to evacuate North Korea. The Reds said an armistice was endangered but indicated a truce was still possible. And Communist workmen cominued work on a new building for the armistice signing ceremonies. On n visit to the batUefront during the day. Rhei; told Associated j Press Correspondent John Ran- i dolph he would not obstruct an armistice "under certain conditions." "If we can see our way to survive, we cnn reach agreement," he said. "But if we cannot see our way to survive that is a different thing." The old statesman has said many times his nation cannot survive divided and with Chinese Commu- front, he talked for 55 minutes with U. S. Ambassador Ellis O. BrlRgs. Briggs delivered a message released in Washington by U. S. Secretary of State John Poster Dulles. The statement said the United Slates presumed Rliee vould abide by assurances that le would no! impede an armistice. Nolc Rejected A high South Korean source said late today that a U. 8. State Department noto delivered to Rhea yesterday was "quite unsatisfactory." The source, who asked not to bo identified, said the letter failed to give satisfactory answers to questions raised by South Korea during talks last month between Rhen and Asst. Secretary of State Waiter Robertson, President Eisen- "There were some answer* to I some questions and no answers to other questions. Quite unsatisfactory," the source said. 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