The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 27, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 27, 1947
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PACK BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWF Wage and Profit Ratio Checked Fact-Finding Board ; Named to Investigate .Western Union Dispute WASHINGTON, Dec, 27.— (UP) —Til* tint government- appointed boifd to Investigate the wage-profit relationship in a manaeemc'nt- labor dispute will begin work Monday, ': bowd . was appointed , late ' .yesterday by Director Cyrus 'S. Chlhg of the Federal Mediation Service under terms of an agreement between Western Union Tel- egtaph Co., and three AFL unions which had threatened to call 50.- OO&jnembers out on strike. 'Board members are Eugene Meyer, -chairman of the board of the Washington Post; Waldo E. Fisher, University of Pennsylvania faculty member, and Charles A. Hosrky, a Washington, 0. C., attorney. They wiH meet here to organize and plan a schedule to hearings for taking testimony from the parties. 'Creation of the board forestalled a threatened pre-Christmas strike. Ths., three-member panel must make final and binding determinations by Feb. 9 on "The wage- proSft relotionslilp" as the term IS,r'Hsed in the contract, between the parties. It must also determine whether the agreement was reopened Oct. 1 or Nov. 1, 1047 on Is the first government wages. .•This Stimson «n His Memoirs Appraises Big Personalities of World War II WASHINGTON, Dec. J7. <UP) — Kenry L. Stimson In hli biography, "on active Mi-vice," makw (he following appraisals of leading personalities of World War II. Franklin D. Rootevelt—the M* president tried constantly "to keep all the threads In his own hands. One man simply could not do it all, and Franklin Roosevelt killed himself trying." "Frankly Roosevelt aa a wartime international leader proved himself a£ good as one man could be—but one man wai hot enough to keep track of so vast »n undertaking." "Mr. Roosevelt's policy was so often either unknown or not clear to those who had to execute It, and worse yet, in some cases It seemed sel f-con tradlctory." The late Theodore Roocevelt 'would hkve done a better and more clean-cut Job (of running the war) than was actually done (by his cousin, Franklin."). But because of the ticklish political problems of World War II, F. D. R. K-as a good leader. "Tlie great flair here shown by Franklin Roosevelt seemed ... a very lucky thing for the American people; by 1940 the President had already shown his deep comprehension oi the menace ol Nazism, but only under the test of actual war was his talent as a war leader revealed. His success was triumphant, and It was substantially his own." "it was In his warm-hearted and unhesitating support of his soldiers that Mr. Roosevelt earn- tjoa'rd specifically Charged \vlth determining "a wage-profit relationship" but it will make no de- tenplnation on the union's demand for-'a " cent* »n hour pay boost. Fa*t^flnd boards appointed since the'-end jf the war by President Trunian - and Secretary of Labor LeifU B. Schwcllenbnch hav: made wage recommendations on a company's ability to pay but did not .instigate profits. Holiday Buying Boosts Dollar Volume of Sales NEW YORK. Dec. 27 (UP)—Last- mlriute Christmas shopping In the week ended Dec. 24 boosted retail buying 10 to 14 per cent above a year'aRO, Dun &. Bradstrect, Inc., reported today. Burying was at a brisk page as , consumers wound up their shopping on Christmas Eve. Demand for lux- ury,,Jtems was generally below a ye«f ago and preference centered on moderately priced articles of good quality. . 'Lingerie, hosiery and other apparel items were very popular. Fancy j ( diesses and suits were in good J -—-- J the ccjppany's survey re- ed the particular affection of his secretary of ivar." Gen, George C. Marshall — "the lincst soldier I have ever known." Many times Stimson "had cause to wonder at the quality of this Negroes Attack Three Officers In St. Louis ST. LOUIS. Dec. 27 (Up)—Three detectives were hurt yesterday when they were showered with missiles by a crowd of more than 200 Negroes after a Negro was killed in a gun bntlle with police at «n Easton Avenue tavern. Two other Negroes were wounded by bullets from the automatic pistol of the slain man. The detectives were hit by beer and whisky bottles. They were not seriously injured. Sixteen scout cars, every available sciuad cruising the city at the were called to the scene along with every uniformed policeman In the Carr Street District before the crowd was qultert and order restored. Police said James Taylor, 25, was shot down after he opened fire at detectives who sought to question lilm as he and two other Negroes were leaving the tavern. American (and) his utter selflessness." Marshall possessed "organizing genius and diplomatic skill," and "great strength of character." Stim&on had "never known a man who seemed «o surely to breath* the democratic American spirit." Winston Churchill "With th« single exception of Franklin Roosevelt no man In any country had been a greater factor than Mr. Churchill in the reconstruction of grand alliance that destroyed the Nails. . ." Harry Hopkins— " Hopkins was an extraordinary figure; he po-ttessed a mind of unusual quickness and flexibility, and a sure Judgment of both men and affairs." In his diary Stimson wrote, "The more I think of it, the more I think it la a Godsend thai he "Hopkins) should bs at the White House." The late Gen. Joseph W. Stilwell —Stimson considered Slilwell one of the country's greatest soldiers nnd his China-Burma-India assignment the toughest handed to any U. 8. military leader during the war. His capture of Myltkylna was "one of the great and Insufficiently noticed military epics of the war." Chiang Kai-shek — the Chinese generalissimo, whose dislike of Stil- ivell led to the general's recall, was "an ignorant, suspicious, fudal autocrat with a profound but misconceived devotion to the integrity of China and to himself as her savior." Josef V. Stalin — A man who could not be "fooled." Charles de Gaulle — A man of "arrogance and touchiness," hard to get along with, but nevertheless the genuine symbol of French resistance. Pierre Laval— "A mere Quisling." Petain— A once fine soldier turned "senile." CHURCH NEWS liwthe food section, many grocers reported the volume moderately above a year ago. but attributed a Fireman Fighting the gain to higher prices. Tfie supply of nil foods was plenti- lufcand demand for confectionary ami '--baked goods increased sub- starlUally. Sitne resistance to leather goods was ::< attributed by Dun &, Brnd- street to higher prices. Florists reported a large increase in orders tor- holiday delivery. Felony Charges Filed Against Negro Suspect .Charges of burglary and grand larceny were filed yesterday against Phillip Kimbro. Blytheville Negro, following his release from a hospital .here where- he was taken after having been shot five times by C. Abraham, owner and operator of the ;Abraham Tourist Courts Dec. 15.' * -. Kimbro was placed In the county jail' here following his release from the hospital to await preliminary hearing on the charge. The Negro was .shot In one oi Abraham's cab- Ins when he was surprised by the tourist court owner. Preliminary hearing date for the Negro has not been set. u_, c;,_ n f LJJ- naS rlre OT "'* MURFREESBORO, Tenn., Dec. 27. (UP) — Fireman Charley Hix wondered if he might not be getting too close to the blaze he was fighting yesterday—hr felt so warm. He looked down. His pants were on fire. Hix forgot the major blaae temporarily to douse the one he figured the most important personally at the moment. Later he began fighting the big lire again—after his lather climbed a ladder to bring him another pair of pants. Oh: the market is a new commercial solvent which moth proofs and Winter Heat Wave Sets Record in California LOS ANQELBS, Dec. 27. (UP) — A Winter heat wave that has broken all records went Into its sixth day today. Temperatures of M degrees in Los Angeles yesterday were the highest for the day in Weather Bureau history, and a Christmas Day 83 set another record The tropical heat sent thousands to beaches, bioiisomed flowers, ripened fruit and melted mountain snows. Other Southern California cities -._. __ „,.,„., .uuu, iiiuuis aim uincr southern California cities dry cleans clothing simultaneous- i reported marks ranging from 70 to VARBKO METHODIST CHURCH Bay L. McLester. pastor 1st, 3rd, 5th Sundays. Preaching Services, 7:00 p.m. Sunday School. 10 a.m. Second and 4th Sundays Preaching Services, 11 a.m. Young People, 6;30 p.m. PROMISE!) LANlJ METHODIST CHURCH Ray L-' McLeiter, putor 1st. 3rd, 5th suimays. Preaching services. 11 a.m. Sunday School every Sunday, 10 Second and Fourth Sundays Preaching services 7:00 p.m. HALF MOON ASSEMBLY OF GOD Worship Bervlc*, 10:M aJn. Bible Study, «:« p.m. Evening Service, * p.m. JMMANITEL BAPTIST CHUHCB A. M. HtiaateB, . Sunday School, 10 vm Morning Worship, u am Training Union, 7 p.m. Evening Service, 7:SO p.m. Wednesday night prayer "jrvlce, T pjn. FIRST METHODIST CBUBCH Allen D. Stewart, patter Church School, 9:45 a.m Worship Service, 10:60 a.m. Senior, Youth Fellowship, 6:10 pjn. '..-'.Intermediate Youth Fellowship, fl.'M Wonhlp Service, 7:30 vm Choir practice, Wednesday. CALVAKT BAPTIST CHUKCH lltb and CUekaaawke, t. H. Jtrnlf an, pulor Sunday School, 9:4ti a.m. Morning Wonhlp, H a.m. B. T U., 8:45 p.m. Evening Worship, t pjn. Wednesday Prayer '/feeling .1:30 LAM STREET METHODIST CHURCH R. R. Bleftni, puilct Church School, 9:50 a.m. Morning Worahlp, 10:50 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship, COO p.m. Evening Worship, 7:30 p.m. Prayer Meeting, Wed. 7 p.m. ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH L. C. Ramaer, paitor Sunday School, 8:45 a.m. Morning Worship, n a.m. ' Christ Ambassador Stf'victe, 6:30 ,m. Children's Church, 8:30 p.m. Evangellatlc Services, 7:30 p.m. BURDETTE CHURCH OF GOD R. E. Shaw, pastor Sunday School. 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, n a.m. Youth Service. 7 p.m. Evening Service, S pm. FULL GOSPEL TABKKNAn.E Vent Boivlln, pastor Sunday School, 9:45 a.m " Morning Worship, 11 ajn. Young People. 5:45 p.m, Evening Worship, 7:30 p.m. GATEWAY TABERNACLE L. G. Bo ran, pastor Church Service, 9:45 a m Evening Worship, 7:30 p.m. Church service, Wednesday and Friday, 7:30 p.m. FLAT LAKE METHODIST CHURCH Ray L. Me Letter, paator Every Sunday Preaching Service 9:30 a.m. Sunday School, 10:30 ajn. Young People, «:30 pjn. CHURCH OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION Rer. Francli B. MeDevltl, paitor Rev. Paul Bujankl, aulitant pat- tor. Sunday Masses 7:30 and 10:30 Weekday Masses, 7:30 pjn. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Rer. R. 8. Balrd, paiUr Sunday School, »:45 a.m. Morning W-rshlp, 10:50 a.m. ST. STEPHENS EPISCOPAL CHURCH Church School, 9:30 a.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SERVICE! Woman'i Clubhame, 1411 W. Mala "Christian Science" U the subject of the Lesson-Sermon which will be read In all Churches and Societies of the Church of Christ, Scientist, on Sunday. TEMPLE ISRAEL Dr. Alfred Vlw, rabbi Sunday Night, 7:30 p.m. Services with sermon. Social hour after services, FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Rev. Harvey T. Kldd, putor Sunday School. 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, 11:00 a.m, Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Social for high school and college students, 8:15 p.m. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH E. C. brown, pastor Sunday School, 9:40 a.m. Morning Worship, 10:55 a.m. Training Union. 6:30 p.m. Evening Worship. 7:30 p.m. Sunday School Cabinet Meeting, «:45 p.m. Officers' and Teachers' Meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Service, 7:30 p.m. FIMT LUTHERAN CRUKCR R«h*rt Jaeger, paitor Sunday School, 10:00 a.m. Worship Service, 11:00 am Tuesday evening at 7:45 Adult bible clan. SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27, 194T p.m. Osceola Churches FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH I. K. Still Jr., paiUr Bible School, «:is a.m. Morning Wonhlp, lo:W a.m. Eveninf Service, 7:00 p.m. Midweek Service, 7:30 p.m. ST. MATTHEWS CHURCH Francb B. MeDertlt, »ut«r Mass, »:00 am. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH L. T. Lawraut, putw Sunday School, •:« a.m. Morning Worship, 11 a.m. Youn« People, 8:00' p.m. Wednaaday ••ventof tervice, 7:30 pjn. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH KuHtU J. Clabb, patter Sunday School, »:4S ».nv. Morning Worship, 11:00 a.m. B. T. Union, 6:30 p.m. Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Midweek Service, 7:30 pm. CHURCH OF CHRIST O. C. Thompson, pastor Bible School, »:4» a.m. Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m. Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Bible Study, Tuesday and Friday, 7:30 p.m. FIRST PENTECOSTAL CHURCH Norman Kent, pastor Sunday School, 9:45 a. m. Morning Service, 11:00 a.m. Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. • FIRST METHODIST CHURCH Herachelle Couchman, p..tor Sunday School. 8:46 a.m. Morning Service, 11:00 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship, 6:1S p.m. ~/ening Service, 7:30 p.m, Basketball Uniforms We have them In ttock at competitive price* There's no basketball made —better than MacGregor Goldsmith! FIRST CHURCH O* TrlE NAZARCNB Danifll S<jfli.rtf, putor Morning Worship, 11 a.m. Young People's Meeting, 7:15 pjn. Evening Worship, 8 Sunday School, 9:45 i.m. NUMBER NINE' IIAPT1ST CHURCH Howard H. Kin;, paster +* „,««... *.„**.»*„»* «r v~- Sunday School. 8:45 :.jn. \ Marlln Kea«an, »cttn B pwtor t Morning WorsHIp, Il-V.mH' ' Sunday School, 10 a.m. Oharlii Training Union. 7 D m. Springer, superintendent. Morning Worship, U a.m. Evening Worship. 8 p.m. Wednesday prayer meeting, 7:30 p.m. CHURCH OF CHRIST E. W. StovaU, pastor Sunday School, 9:50 a.m. Evenlng .Worship, S p,m.V LILLY STREET BAPTIST I), n. Hieasor, pastor \ Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. '•; Morning Worship, 10:55 a.m. Training Union 6:45 a.m. Evening Worship 7:30 p.m. DAVID B. ANDERSON MASON CONTRACTOR Brick Work of Quality Boiler Work and Remodeling a Specially E. Davis St. Phone 4641 A NATURAL AID FOR Rhumatism Kidney, Bladder Disorders Tliij Natural Mineral Water from Hot Sprints, Arkansas, Helps to— 1. Stimulate kidney function. 2. Soothe bladder Irritation. i. Neutralize uric-acidity. I. Discharge systemic wastes. W h/jrV, Vnot ef! v~* V" Mountain Valley a trial? Ithashelped many thousands. Delightful to drink. CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Main anft Division Blytheville, Ark. RADIO REPAIR 1 AND 2 DA7 SERVICE ON ANY MAKE OH MODEL RELIABLE WORKMANSHIP. PHONE 2642 We call for and Deliver FRED CALL! HAN Electrical Appliance Co. Authorized Motorola Radio Sales and Serrtae 1«« Sooth first 81. Concrete Tile Sewer TiU Size* «, « and « Inch Culvert TiU SU*a 1», 12, 15. II, II, 24, M and M Imh A. H. WEBB Hwy. «1 at State Um rh««* BlTthtrUJ* lit WATKINS PRODUCTS Now Available A Complete Lin* Famous Since I86S Mr*. B. Justus, Dealer 1411 Ash St. Phone SllS City Radio -Service- Dial 2407 For Expert Repair* Ui Bait Mala SL Felix A. Carney FOR ELECTRIC WORK *Call 2397* —FOR— • Bob Powell • T. W. 'Hop' Neil We specialize in house wiring, farm wiring, motor repair and appliance installation. BOB'S Electric 500 N. Fifth St. Blythcville, ArU. Mtention Should plans of our clirjllfaiij^iansas materialize, you will be needed. • 4-^^pliW.', Have you had merchandising experience along automotive or kindred lines? Are you between the ages of 24 to 35? We prefer college background or equivalent in business experience. If so rush your reply to Rett Rite, sending typewritten work record and small photo. These excellent opportunities offer salary and substantial bonus. Minimum ?3,000.00 up per year. Kay 3607 Olive Street Williams St. Louis, Missouri FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OR ANY EXCAVATION Step on it! Bring down trodden heels, worn soles {to us. Swift, expert service H-fl LT€RS QUSLITY SHO€ SHOP IZ I W. M R I N ST. FOR SALE Concrete Building Blocks Aquella Water Proofing Paint 12-48 inch CONCRETE CULVERTS plain or reinforced Osceola Tile ond CULVERT CO. We Deliver Phone 691 80 degrees. It was 87 In Long Beach. REAL DANGER. AHEAD... ley, slippery streets are really dangerous, Mr. Motorist! So dangerous that you'll want to be sure your ear has the traction needed. Let us check your present tires and replace them if need be, with sure-grip U. S. tires! Smith Poniiac Co. 126 South Phon>» 4371 WHY? Spend back-breaking, brow- perspiring days . . . enslaved by- your washtub ... in an inadequately heated, dismal unfinished basement? TRY! . . . bring your wash to our Laundry. At the drop of a hat . . . presto! Sparkle- Clean wash j\iid linens. Betteh than ever before! Blytheville Steam Laundry-Cleaners Phone 441 tf S.J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BLDG. BLYTHEVILLE ARK. Wane, 364-6 awt2525 FOR SALE TRACTORS and Equipment Now On Display At Our Lot JOHN DEERE FARMALL ALLIS CHALMERS FORD All Sizes and Models We cm furnish equipment for moot *f (hex tractor*. If we don't h»r e what JOB want, we can net it for -je« . . . THESE TRACTORS ARK PRICED rOR QUICK SALE! See Us Before You Buy BUD WILSON AUTO SALES Corner Main & Franklin Bud Wilson - Jess Homer Phone 2037 Free Delivery Call PICKARD'S GROCERY Phone 2043 1044 Chickasawba BOB MALONE Plaster and Stucco Phone 2029 I - .?£ Is This th« Day After Wash Day? Dlit Jtm catch a cold hanirlni rat that wet wa»hT DAM ymr back ache from Ironing? Sate yonnclf hours of discomfort and doctor bills. Send yoir laandry t» at. Flnnt aerrice—prompt dellrerles—«a»y on the budget. Call Us For Both Laundry and Dry Cleaning NU-WA LAUNDRY CLEANERS Phone 4474-4475 ft* *Ml MOC1W SUWCt 40Mjy tee no* Still & Young Motor Co. Lincoln-Mercury Deafer Phone 347» BlytVtriD* Art ; 112:W*burt S*,

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