The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 11, 1953 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 11, 1953
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FACE FOURTM1N Red-Ordered Strikes Jam French Rail Transportation By ROBERT C. WILSON PARIS (AP) Rail traffic was snarled throughout France today as the new Commu- nM-ord«red transport strike began to creep across Premier Joesph Laniel's economy decrees. Other walkouts threatened and it appeared that France faced a second gigantic tie- up like that last week when two million workers in slate and municipal services and gov- •nwMnt-fuii industries quit their jobs. 1iM new Ueup wai launched by tiw OommuBist-led COT (National Confederation of Labor) which e«Hed its 270,000-member railway- ram alt their Jobs. The non-Communist Socialist Workers' Force CFO) went along on the walkout Most ot last week's walkout wer« for 34 to 48 hours. This tlm no limit was set by the CGT. The TO and the Christian Trade Federation (CPTC) control the res of the country's 440,000 railwaj workers. Thus Jar,, there was rn indication what the CFTC woul. do. Th» CGT said the aims of the strike were higher salaries and an all-out war on th« governmen decrees, which it described a: hitting at the privileges and socia Commodity And Stock Markets- N«w York Cotton Open High Low Close Oct 3358 3361 3355 3359 Deo 3371 3380 3369 3380 Mar 3379 3393 3378 3393 May 3380 3391 3377 3301 Niw Orleans Cotton Open High Low Close Oct 3355 3358 3352 3356 D« 3366' 3376 3365 3374 Mar 3375 3389 3375 3387 M»y 3375 3389 3374 3386 Chicago Corn HIGH LOW CLOSE §*p 1.45% 1.43V4 1.441/4 D«S 1.36 1.34% 1.34% Ctikogo Wheat HIGH LOW CLOSE Sep 1.84% 1.79'/« 1.841/4 Dec 1.90-/2 1.85% 1.89% CORN '/,<A Chicago Soybeans HIGH LOW CLOSE 8ep 2.53 2.50'/ < Nov 2.44% 2.42% Jan 2.48 2.46!/ 2 Mar 2.50% 2.48'/ 2 2.44 2.473/4 2.50 New York Stocks A T and T 155 1-4 Amer Tobacco 77 Anaconda Coperp 32 Beth Steel 52 Chrysler 71 5-8 Gen Electric 73 Oen Motors 50 3-4 Montgomery Ward 59 1-2 N Y Central 24 1-4 Int Harvester 27 3-4 J C Penney 71 Republic Steel 49 7-8 Radio . 25 1-4 Socony -Vacuum 35 1-4 Studebaker 303-8 Standard of N J 73 5-8 Texas Corp .. 563-8 Sears 58 1-8 U S Steel 38 Sou Pac 44 3-8 Livestock NATIONAt STOCKYARDS, 111. Wt—(USDA)—Hogs 6,500; very active trade; barrows and gilts 200 Ib up 25 higher; lighter weights 50-1.00 higher; sows 25 higher; no change boars or stags; choice 200250 Ib largely one price 25.25; few bads and lots mostly No. 1 and 2.25.35-50; choice 190-200 Ib 24.7525.25; 150-270 Ib 21.50-23.50; 120140 Ib 18.50-20.50; SOWS 400 Ib down mostly 20.50-22.50, including about three loads light cows 22.50; bulk 400 Ib up 18.25-20.00; boavs 12.0015.00 stags 14.00-16.00; good early clearance; some buyers ran short. Cattle 5,000; calves 1,800; .opening inquiry moderately active on all classes, with few steers and heifers steady to strong; cows 2550 higher; bulls 50 higher; vealers steady; good and choice steers and heifers largely 19.00-22.00; high choice yearling steers 25.75; utility and commercial cows 11.00-12.50; few 13.00; canner and cutter cows 7.50-10.50; utility and commercial bulls 11.50-14.00; canner and cutter bulls 9.00-11.00: good and choice vealers 17.00-23.00; prime to 25.00; utility and commercial vealers 11.00-16.00. benefits of civil servants. In Paris, many of the big train terminals were closed, including St. Lazare, the main station for suburban lines. Some terminals were open but had no trains oper a ling. May Spread There also were indications that the strike would spread to the city's subway and bus system during the day. Reports from throughout the country indicated that the strike was increasing in effectiveness as the day wore on. Near Limoges, in southwestern. Prance, 15 trains carrying 15,000 persons were blocked and welfare services scurried to round up food for children among the stranded passengers. The last three trains that left Clermont-Ferrand in south-central France also were blocked en route. Through trains were halted at Bordeaux. In Le Havre—port city for transatlantic liners—the walkout was reported to have completely shut down transport. A new, large-scale strike in the government-run gas ajid electricity ndustries was also feared. It already had begun in NICE, ON THE ready had begun in Nice, on the vacation crowded Rivera. The nationwide postal, telephone | and telegraph (PTT) tieup was in ts seventh day. The lack of mai service, crippling business anc commercial transactions. Was ex- jected soon to force many indus- -rial establishments to close. Vacatloneers Stranded Thousands of vacationers were branded in seaside and mountain esorts without enough money to .y their bills. Others were annoyed by the impossibility of writ- ng or wiring for hotel or travel eservations. Planes and ships had not yat leen hit by the strike, but there vas a possibility of a port strike Beginning at Marseille. The government "requisitioned" IB PTT employes, ordering them Osceola Jet Flier Gets Posthumous Promotion Lt. Elliot Sartain, Jr., of Osceola. who was killed in a jet lighter crash in Korea in May, received a posthumous, promotion it was , learned today. He was promoted from second to first lieutenant by the Air Force in June, nearly a month after his death. 53 Duck Hunting Jeoson for State Jnchanged WASHINGTON (/Pi—A 1953 duck mnting season unchanged from last •ear will be permitted in Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri nder migratory waterfowl regula- ions announced by the Interior De- lartrnent. Secretary of the Interior McKay, n announcing 1053-54 basic reguln- ions yesterday, said individual tales will choose specific shooting ates. The states genernlly may pick heir hunting davs any time between Oct. 1 nnd Jan, 10. Other hlRhliRhtfi of the regulations by flywuys ind'icle: Mississippi, Atoljiinut. Arkansas, I Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana. Michigan.. Minnesota. Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio. Tennessee and Wisconsin: Bag and posses- ion limits for duck and geese will be the same as last year—4 and 8 for duckvi nnd 5 nnd 5 for geese. The woodcock season will be 40 days with the same bag and possession limit as last year, 4 and 8. Blytheville Man Reports Car Stolen Chester Lewis, 421 ;East Ash. reported U) the Courier News today that his automobile was stolen Sunday niRht from a parking place on Railroad Street, Mr. Lewis described his car as a 1950 four-door, light green Chevrolet bearing Arkansas license 265-657 The car lias a light green sun visor and n spotlight, and the doors are newly recovered with red plastic. The rhinoceros bctt'c- of r-e 'V Indies grows to a length of inches. TERMITES KNOW NO SEASON mviu mutt . Call 8233 TRENKLE PAINTS ARE BEST Research and development which has produced Nationally Distributed Theatre Screen Coating works constantly for you in the entire TKENKLE paint line. 100 House Paint Surpassed by None ^Pei Gal. Clip this Adv. for 5% discount on any Trenkle product. FREE DELIVERY IN BLYTHEVILLE. Day Phone, Dell 2881. Night Phone Blytheville 2284 MARTIN TRENKLE PAINT CO. St. Dell, Ark. 4 Soybean Market Clinic Scheduled Extension Service To Sponsor Session At Arkansas State An Area, Soybean Marketing Clinic to be conducted at Arkansas State College In Jonesboro Thursday will be of Interest to farmers of this area, County Agent Keith Bilbrey said today. Sponsored by the Arkansas Agricultural Extension Service, the clinic will begin at 10 a. m., with J. M. Thomason, district agent for the Extension Service, presiding. and" b'urnedThe^re'qijIsitJon orders" | Talks on "The Marketing Pro- 'gram of the Agricultural Exten- The unrest began even before sjo|) ScrvlcCi » by c . A . vincs , as _ the nation. Once more the workers to return to work or lose their Jobs. In general, however, the employes Ignored the orders. In one town they marched to the town square the publication of the government decrees, aimed at lifting Prance's government from the morass of near-bankruptcy. They include a provision placing some nationalized industries, including the railroads, under the same retirement system as government office workers. Although the systems vary from one .group to another, in general the measure would add about five years to the time workers must serve before they can retire. (OonMnwrf Inn P*»» M such a session. In his letter, Elsenhower told the heads of , departments and agencies "it is absolutely essential that you begin Immediately to take every possible step progressively to reduce the expenditures of your department" during the fiscal year which started July 1. The President said the department heads also are expected to make "substantial reductions" in their requests for new appropriations, as well as in the level of their spending for the fiscal year starting next July 1. Review Imperative "It is imperative," the President wrote, "that you emphasize a critical review and maximum feasible reduction of expenditures in areas which have attracted the attention and concern of the Congress and of the public as possible sources of Waste, inefficiency, duplication and excessive or nonessential costs. "Every level of the staff of your department should be made aware of the necessity for doing part of its accomplishments." Hagerty said Budget Director Joseph M. Dodge has instructed ail department and agency heads to submit their spending estimates for the next fiscal year by Oct. 1. In reply to a question, Hagerty said the President has not indicated any specific amount by which he would like to see spending reduced. Radford, who takes over his new ! Wilson processor, Dixon Jordan, I duties Saturday, flew from Wash- Services for Peggie Nell Pannell. - broker with Standard Commission I ington to the President's vacation headquarters here late yesterday. He and Eisenhower arranged a conference today at the Chief Executive's summer White House office at Lowry Air Force Base/ The admiral is succeeding Gen. Omar N. Bradley as head of the military high command. Bradley retires at the end of the week. No Emergency White House Press Secretary James C. Hagerty said no emergency prompted Radford's flying visit. The chairman of the Joint Chiefs briefs the President routinely at least once a week^ Hagerty said. The practice will continue while Eisenhower is vacationing in Colorado. He added that Radford is handling the assignment this week because of the imminence of Bradley's retirement. Hagerty said he had no information on whether Eisenhower and Radford would discuss Soviet Fr- mier Malenkov's statement over the weekend that the United States Rites Held for Infant soclate director of the service; "Why Soybean Marketing Should Be Improved," by George M. Strayer. secretary of the American Soybean Association, and "Importance of Quality in Exporting Soybeans," by Brooke Fox, of C. B. Pox Company, Exporters will be heard during the morning session. A fish fry will be held during the noon hour and at 1:15 p. m. a panel discussion will have as its topic, "How Soybean Marketing Can Be Improved." Leader of the panel will tae Clay R. Moore,, marketing specialist with the Extension Service. Serving on the panel will be Paul Hughes, Blytheville shipper, Frank Ellis. Walnut Ridge producer, Gordon Ft. Brown, Scott producer, Herbert Monteith, Paragould shipper, Joe C. Brady, Helena processor, C. H. Buchanan, IKE Ihree-year-old daughter of Mr. and | Company of Memphis, Brooke Fox, Mrs. James C. Pannell of Revere, j George M. Strayer and W. H. Frey- Tenn., who died at John Gaston j aldenhoven, Extension Service ag- Hospital last night were conducted ronomist. at Swift Funeral Home in Osceola A review of the panel discussion today. jwill be conducted by Jake Hartz, The child died of burns received ' Jr., vice president of the American while playing with matches. Burial | Soybean Association, from Stut- was in Bassett Cemetery. Other survivors include a brother, Tommy, and two sisters, Dorothy Fay and Sarah Ella. FARM (Continued from Page 1) lowered. Traders figure that the only way wheat prices could go in that case would be down. Home consumption of farm products has been rising. For one thing, the population of this country is ncre.asing at a rate of 2,620,800 a. year. For another, total personal income (with the farmer the chief exception) has been going up. With tgart. Adjournament 3:15 p. m. will be at Five Die in Wreck TEXARKANA, Tex. (ff>) — Five persons burned to death in the flaming, twisted wreckage of their car and a truck after the two vehicles collided and exploded late last night 27 miles west of here. All five victims were burned beyond recognition and their identification had not been established early today. The driver of t h e truck escaped with minor injuries. the Courts CIRCUIT: (Civil division) M. L. Hughes, i, . .. , , ,et al, vs. Montgomery Ward and i has no monopoly-on the hydrogen more money to spend, Americans {company, damages and breach of, bomb. have been eating better, dressing better. But farm production has in- ;reased even faster. Until the government—or the farmers—can find a way to lick the twin problems of declining exports and increasing farm production in excess of domestic needs, the farm problem is going to be warrant. one of this country's biggest headaches. Sharp deflation of farm prices —against continued inflation of products of the mill, factory and mine—could upset the entire economy. Secretary of State Dulles said after a conference with the President here yesterday that he (Dulles) had not given much thought to Malenkov's announcement. Cards 83 Golf Score Eisenhower planned another round of golf today after the conference with Radford. Bell Teltphon* Strikt Authorized WASHINGTON Wl — Tht CIO Communications Workers Union today authorized its 80,000 members in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri «nd part of Southern Illinois to strike against the Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. Union President Joseph A. Belrne said the actual strike date will be fixed by the union's district director, D. L. McCowen, in St. Louis. He said phone workers in the Southwestern area have voted for a strike by a 10 to 1 margin. Nodena Museum Founder Critical Dr. J. K. Hampson, founder of the Hampson Memorial Museum at Nodena, is in a critical condition in Methodist Hospital in Memphis. In ill health for the past several weeks. Dr. Hampson was taken to the Memphis hospital Wednesday. He is in Room 367. CANADIAN (Continued from Page 1) All his Cabinet ministers were reelected, including Foreign Secretary Lester B. Pearson and Trade Minister Clarence D. Howe. Drew likewise retained his own Commons seat, winning in his district. The Communists supplied 100 of the 900 candidates running for the 265 seats. Theylost everywhere. POWs (Continued from Page 1) the first groups last week, but few; matched the anger of the last \ groups. They spoke with passion of those who have suffered. "If any progressives get on the at with me," said one, "They'll be shark bait. They are hated worse than the Chinks." 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