The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 19, 1952 · Page 1
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 1

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 19, 1952
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PAGE TWO (AUK.) COURIER THURSDAY, JUNE 19, Congress Group Agrees to Give Senate to Keep Marines Bigger Voice in Policy Job Patronage WASHINGTON (* — A group named to iron out differences in Senate *nd House bills has agreed to strengthen the Marina Corps • nd give it » bigger voice In military policy. But the joint Senate-House committee discarded House-approved provisions to make the Marine commandant a permanent member of the Joint Chiefs o( Staff and to set a mlnlmvim strength of 220,000 enlisted rines. men for the Ma- The compromise bill was worked out yesterday. It now goes back to bolh House and Senate tor final action. House Armed Services Committee officials snid these were Ihe main points of the agreement: 1. The Marine commandant would sit with the joint chiefs as a "co-equal" on matters affecting the Marines, with the same voice and same right of appeal us other members. He now Is an adviser, The Senate bill proposed to give him a consultant status. 2. The maximum strength of the 700 Jobless in Coal Shutdown As Women 'Clean House MORGANTOWN. W.Va. W—Tho ladies of nearby Granville. W.Va., (population 1.0001 decided on a summer house-ctenninc spree yesterday—and as a result: 1. A big 1 coal cleaning plant and two good-size coal mines were forced to close. 2. About 700 men were thrown out of work. 3. Mayor Clinton Cairney had to call a special meeting in Town Hall to calm Ihe ladles down and persuade them to permit the biu- gest industry In this area to go back Into operation. It was dust from the coal plant that made the Indies so angry. They scooped it up will] brooms and dust pans, flicked at it with feather dusters and sucked it up with vacuum cleaners—day In anil diiy out, they sjid. Well, they finally Rot tired of It, About 40 of them marched down :o the Christopher Coal Company's cleaning plant yesterday and set up picket lines. Casual Bank Robber 'Just Helps Himself NEW YORK W)—"I think that man stole some money," one bank teller told another yesterday at the midtown Lexington Avenue branch of the Manufacturers Trust Company. "Oh. you're crazy," the co-worker replied. Their conversation waa about man Jn a green shirt who strollei away from a .cage with » wad of bills. The Cage 13 telle. was out to lunch, as were tellem occupying cages on either side. The suspicious employe, Miss Elsie Hawkins, 21, called a bank official! He found $2,400 In $10 bilU missing from the cage. The man had cMually opened the bronze cage grille, reached In, helped himself and sauntered out. -He hasn't been found. Marines would b« 400,000 men, plus officers, and the proposed minimum would be eliminated because no other service bus one. The ceil- nf? has been approved by both liouses. 3. For the first time, the law would specify the or«ani7,atlon of the Marines Into three combat divisions and three air wings. These would not necessarily be maintained at full strength continuously. House conferees originally proposed four divisions and lour air wings. Sen. Long (D-La), acting chairman of the Senate group, said the compromise plan would "insure that the Marine Corps will not he whittled down into small units, the size of a battalion or smaller." The Senate passed a Marine bill last year. The House enlarged It wjth the controversial troop minimum and full Marine membership on the JCS, which led to opposition by some members and from the administration. The Sennte- The men came lo work, eyed j House conference to Iron out dif Iht? determined ladies harassment, then meekly returned home. With the big coa] cleaning pltvnt nncl tipple closed. Three quarters of U.S, Imports of Cobalt come from the Belgian Con- company had no alternative but to shut down Its Arkwrlght and O.sagc mines. Hastily Harry Myers, field representative for. the United Mine Workers, issued tin announcement. We have nothing to do with the situation and certainly are in no position to control it, Myers an nounccd. Then he retired from the scene That put the problem in the lap of Mayor Cnirney. He opened Town Hall night and invited the ladies to come in and talk it over. "I've had to lake down my washing a.s many as three times In one day because of this dust," complained one irate housewife. "You can't even sit on your front porch or leave your winders up," scolded another. But the mayor proved to be a master diplomat. H«J had contacted the compnny, a subsidiary of Pittsburgh Consolidation Coal Com- pnny, he explained, And Operations. Manager Charles Nailler promised to get In touch Immediately with the firm that sold them their dust-dispersing equipment and see If something can't be done. The" ladles listened. They were intending to go back: to the plant and re-form their lines at midnight when another shift was scheduled to come to work. But after hearing the mayor, they rfpclrted to allow the two mines and the big cleaning plant to resume operations. But—said Mayor Cnlrney—if the company doesn't do something to get the situation corrected. I can'l even guess whnt the women will do next. fercncos was Ihe result. JIotiKC sources prediclert the compromise will be accepted by Congress and the administration. Texas Abdullah Seeks to Break Mother's Will HOUSTON. Tex, l/p) — Shnppard W. ^Abdullah) King and hLs 18- year-old sister plan a court Ilplit to brcnk their mother's will and split the 2 f&-million-dollar estate half nntl )i(\]f. Kinp saltl yesterday that both he nnd his sister Patricia don't want ,o have to wait, neveral years be"ore they Ret the principal of the estate from oil royalties and other properties. King Incurred his mother's wrath last fait when he wooed and married Egyptian dancer Snmla Gam- In a highly publicized romance. Mrs. Bonncr King died Sunday. Jn her will, filed yesterday for probate, the «on wns left one-fourth of the estate atirt hl3 sister three- fourths. "Patricia wnnta to give me the other fourth," he «nld. "There Is no argument there." Thrt« of Truman Reorganization Plant Art Killed by Vote WASHINGTON '*) — Three of President Truman's jjovernmeni reorganization plans are dead in the wake nf a Senate vote keeping congressional control over 21,585 federal Jobs. With many who normally .suppori administration policies bucking the President, the Senate yesterday de feated In 1-2-3 order his proposals to eliminate Senate confirmation o. city postmasters, U.S. marshals and customs collectors. The program would have gone into effect automatically Friday midnight if neither the House nor' the Senate had acted. It called for filling the. jobs by department, heads through civil service procedure. Opponents argued that the three plans would merely transfer the politics of appointments from members of Congress to the administration in power. They said department heads, especially the postmaster general would get a chance to build ? powerful political machine. Backers o/ the program said it would wipe out the last big seg mcnl of the political spoils system. The big fight was over the postmasters—21,438 of first, second and third class po.s toff ices. With 49 or a majoriiy of the full Senate needed to kill lha proposal, the vote was 56 to 29. The vole on the postmaster plan was In part a test between the in fluence of the postal employe unions, which opposed It, and the Citizens Committee for the Hoover Report, which supported all the reorganization proposals, The unions have been at odds with F > ostmaster General Jesse M Donaldson, who would have named the postmasters under the reorg anization. Old Locomotive Quits NANAIMO, Canada motive which hauled (^j— A loco- coal for TO years was presented to the city and has been placed in Piper's Park. Coal mined In nn old pit which cloned down In '1899 provided power for the engine'* lant Journey. Rend Courier New* Classified Ads. U.S. to Send More Arms to Indochina WASHINGTON M*>—The United States has pledged a substantial increase in arms shipments to help double the number of Viet Nainese battling Communists In Indochina. The decision, announced yesterday after three days of conferences between U.S. and French officials, means this conn try probably wit! shoulder almost 40 per cent of future costs of the 6-year-old struggle. ATHLETE'S FOOT GERM HOW TO KILL IT. (NONE HOUR, It nnt pltaard, jo'iir 40c back. Thli STRONG [Lintlcitic SLOUGHS OFF the outer skin ID r a pose hurled fungi. Klllt It on ro n I met. Gtt GrtAiet(-3S, Instant-drying T--I-L at any drur store. Today at Kirhj- Bros. Drue. 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CATFISH Fine tasting frozen Catfish CHEESE Kraft's American Cheese-8 slices cello-wrapt PKG. 49 34* Eberdt's GATEWAY STORE 2101 Rose Street * Cecil Lowe's GRO. & MKT. 532 No. (ilh Street * Luttrell's GRO. & MKT. fith & Chickasawha * Pickard's GRO. & MKT. 1044 Chickasawha FROSTEE Lipton's Economical Ice Cream Mix 2 FOR 25 c Always nice for summer meals Crisp, snappy ALL MEAT BOLOGNA 490 FRESH CARROTS 2, ,150 For lasly sandwiches, liaxter's Fresh firm heads POTTED MEAT ";,r 50 GREEHCABBAGE ............ „ 5* No. 303 can Standard pack TOMATOES The Nicest Vine-Ripened 4 |/o,290 Tomatoes In Jhe City! O-fHgtUC I P WITH THESE SAVINGS AT YOUR 4-STAR STORES ration's creamed Siinkisf pure California COTTAGE CHEESE pt 190 LEMON JUICE ?£ 100 Rush's No. 2 can New evaporated milk! Try it, GR. NORTHERN BEANS 2 250 KIM MILK r 100 lack Sprat sour or Always'crisp, always fresh. Princess or DILLPICKLES ^250 KRISPYCRACKERS £ 250 Quench your thirst with The gentle, dependable hleach UPTON'S TEA U h 300 PUREX BLEACH Q , 150 * 4 * STAR * STORES * FOUR OF YOUR HOME-OWNED GROCERY STORES ARGO PEARS Sweet firm pear halves in heavy syrup NO. 21 CAN ASPARAGUS Hunt's all green asparagus-tender, delicious 1(H OZ. CAN 29 29 C Eberdt's GATEWAY STORE 2101 Rose Street * Cecil Lowe's GRO. & MKT. 532 No. fith. Street 6 ' * Luttrell's GRO. & MKT. 61 It. & Chickasawha Pickard's GRO. & MKT. 1011 Chickasawbs

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