The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 23, 1948 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 23, 1948
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PAGE TWO BLTTHEYILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 194» Longer Work Week Proposed i Five-Hour Addition i At Ov«r-Tinw Rato. ! SufOMtod by Groin I By- W«rre» Duffs* ! (tMtod Fross Staff Correspondent) I WASHINGTON, Jan. 23. (UP)— 1 API, President William Green pro! posed yesterday that labor and industry agree to lengthen the worlt week by ftre noun, to be paid at ; overtime- rales, as a substitute lor i increasing existing straight-time 'rates. ', Green submitted his proposal to i the Senate Banking Committee In '» ^«t«"'-*' t emphaslilng that his 'proposal would be workable only 'if Congress adopted an efleclve 1 anti-Inflation program which would ' apply to other phases of the na- ttional economy. ' Charles K. Wilson, president of ! Oersral Motors, also has recom- i mended extension of the work-week ' from 40 to 45 hours, but at straight ; time pay for the extra live hours. President Truman at his news conference yesterday critic lied Wilson's proposal. > Mr. Truman said he thought WU' ace was living in 1B90. Mr. Truman ! was not asked about Green's pco- i poaal ! Green said that recent wage ln- i creases had been offset by in' created oost of living. But he 'warned that labor will be forced i to demand new raises unless the ' upward trend In prices Is halted • 1 Wants AFL Program \ The labor leader then reviewed > President Truman'a anti-Inflation 1 program, listing those approved and • disapproved by the API* If Con'. gress should enact a program recommended by the AFL, he said, he would push his longer work, week Deposits Up $4,938,636 In State Banks UTTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 13, (UP)—Total deposits In Arkansas stst* banks increased $*,»3 8,83« during the 12-month period ending Jan. 1, the state Banking Department said today. Tlie department's report, based on Its quarterly call, showed deposits totaled 1380.115,880 as of Dec. 1,1947, compared with $381,177,144 on the same date In 1946. Deposits, aided by cotton and other crop money, were approximately 124,000,000 higher than at the time of the last Quarterly call Oct. 6. Today's report revealed that total resources of state banks were 1406,779,871 compared with $401,- «25.«3B a year sgo. Capital account* Increased from $70,168,573 to $32,202,614. Two Queens of Polio Moke Appearances Here Miss Odessa DavU of I/jnoke, 1648 "March of Dimes Queen," and Mixs Beverly Beane of Nashville, Ark., the 1947 "Queen," spoke on the Infantile paralysis fund drive yesterday noon ?t the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club in the Hotel Noble. Arthur a (Todd) Harrison, North Mississippi County chairman of the drive, Rlso spoke. The two polio queens were accompanied by Joe Crlner of Little Rock, their tour manager. "Watts In Glass," a film show- Ing the history of fiber glass and Its use in electrical products was slwwn. Other guest* included W. A. Young of St. Louis, Riley Jones | of Manila, Ben Mick White and Earl Oliver, both of Blythevllle, and John Hoover, Junior Rotartan. Arabs Planning Full-Scale War Germans Mov« in to PaUitint to Aitiit In Making Munitioni *j ttm «oulrl (United Press Staff Correspondent) BEIRUT. J»n, 33. (UP)— Responsible witnesses reported today that thousands of Arabs hud infiltrated Palestine from Syria and Lebanon to prepare bases (or blfier action to come. There are signs, too, that the promise of bigger action Is not Just talk. An unusually reliable tourct said that 18 Germans, Including three former officers In th» German Army, had arrived In this region aboard a Norwegian ship, and were helping to make explosives The Germans are not training the Arabs, the source said, but are contributing their technical knowledge of such thlngi u grenade* and mines. Several hundred Arab volunteer* crossed Into Palestine during and after an attack by Palestine Arabe on a Jewish-held castle dating back to the Crusades in Western Gall- lee, according to persons who said they accompanied them to the border. They said the Palestine Arabs created a diversion, and as British 'orces hastened to aid the Jews under attack, the Arabs slipped across the frontier some distance from the scene of the fighting. Train Crew Blamed for Head-OnCrash CHICAGO, Jan. 2J. <UP)—A railroad line's Investigation Into the. cause of a wreck of two of Its trains at Little Hock, Ark., Jan. U, showed that the crew of one of the trains did not comply with orders to hold up their train, a company public relations official said today. Two person* died in the wreck of freight train and a passenger train of the Hock Island, line near Pulaskl Station In Little Hock. Investigation showed that the crew of passenger train 111, Westbound, did not comply with an order to wait at Pulaskl, the public relations official s*!d. The freight train was bound Bast. Investigators for the Interstate Commerce Commission "sat In" on Ihe railroad's own Investigation, but the ICC report will not be made available until later. 'Death Volley' Scotty's Gold Mint Hat Run Dry LOS ANGELES, Jan. X, <UP>- "Ueatii Valley" Scotty found today that for the first time In 4o yean his mysterious gold mine had run dry. Albert M. Johnson, 75, multi-millionaire Chicago Insurance broker who gave Scotty all the gold for hi* fabulous escapades, failed to mention him In his will tiled for probate Wednesday. During his lifetime, Johnson estimated that he gave Scotly, whose real name is Walter Scott, $1,000,000. He also paid for the t2,OCO,000 Death Valley castle in which Scotty lived for yean. "I get a kick out of watching him spend it," he explained. But Johnson's will left the estimated $100.000 lie had left all lo Ihe Gospel Foundation ol California Read Courier Hews ffut Adi. for the child. Edd!« Cantor, the Farrows' co- champion, has five daughter*. The Right Place To Buy Your Cor .. EAST END AUTO SALES 503 East Main Street Clean Uitd Can— All Makes! Phone 4191 J. W. Lovelady Al Larraan Grover Frazltr Notice to Our Friends and Customers BLYTHEVILLE GARAGE 21« Laded* S<r««t North Robinson Gin Complete Auto 4697 and Tractor Repairs / PHONE -' Frank Ashby and Eric Hall, Owners Carlton Moore, Tractor Mechanic ~l recommend that labor and '' employers be called upon to enter ' Into voluntary agreements, made i pursuant to collective bargaining, 1 to extend the hours • of work one hour per day with the prevailing i standard ol overtime compensation 1 lor the additional hour worked," i Green told the committee. 1 "Buch agreements would make 1 possible a substantial increase in | the rat* of production ol goods i and . . I ate Increase in the unit cost. Addi- , I tion ol One hour per day witn overtime pay would not be inflationary because by making an uninterrupted use of overhead and equipment the per unit cost of i the goods produced in the extra ' hour would more than absorb the . overtime compensation." ' Green conceded that his proposal could not be applied unlver- ; sally because some Industries op- i crated continuously and special 1 conditions might exist in others. State Parks Board Plans Improvements LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 23. (UP)— Bids on a $100,000 group camp building at Petit Jean State Park will be opened Feb. 16. Arkansas Resources and Development Director Hendrlx Lackey said today. The fireproof building ' will be constructed of native stone and will be located on the lake front. It will house mixed groups of 100 persons. [ Simultaneously, Brynn Steams, ! state parks director, said that oth- ' cr Petit Jean buildings are undergoing major rcpnlrs. He estimated that that 1948 season will draw the greatest number of visitors in the park's 17-year-hlstory, . Movie Colony Family Title Tied at Five-All HOLLYWOOD, Jan. 23. (UP)-Actress Maureen OSulllvan and her husband, Director John Farrov:, yesterday tied for the movie colony parenthood championship with the birth of their fifth child. The nine-pound, four-ounce girl, second daughter In the family, was born Tuesday night. The parents said they would telephone Ml« O'Sulllvan's father in Dublin to ask him to suggest an Irish name | McCMIan to Address ; Flood Control Group ' JjITTLK ROCK, Jan. 23. (UP)— i Arkansas' Senior U. S. Senator i John I* McOlellan will be one of ' the principal speakers at the annual •meeting of the Mississippi 'Valley Association in St. Louis Jan. M and 27. : Ifcree Arkansans wlio are mem- i bsrs of the association's board of • directors also plan to attc f the | meeting. They are-D. D. Teny. dl• rector of the Arkansas Resources • and Development Flood Control J Division; R. A. Kern of Little Bock rind John P. Morrow of Batesville. College Gets PW Camp MONTICELLO, Ark., Jan. 23.— (UP)—A deed lo the Montlcello Prisoner-of-war Camp, a surplus facility, has been delivered to tho Arkansas A. & M. College. The property, including 8U acres and some 40 buildings, will be used in developing demonstrations of range livestock production and forest management. A few drops of Vicks V»-tro-nolln each nostril work fast right where trouble iil V«-tro-nol opens up I cold - congested , breathing passages/; and relieves uneezy. sniffly head cold distress. Follow directions inpackage. V1CUVATEONOL STUDEB AKERS for ROARING GOOD FOCD TRY THE Dixieland Cafe REAL MAN-SIZED MEALS • CHICKEN-N-BASKET SIZZLING STEAKS FRESH REELFOOT CRAPPIE Reservations Not Necessary Curb Service If You Wish NORTH HIGHWAY 61 AT HOLLAND, MO. T U D E B A Now In Our New Modern Service Department (Sleam-Heated For Your Comfort) o ONE STOP SERVICE • WASHING & LUBRICATING T U D E B A K CHAMBLIN SALES CO. k Sales Sfudelmker Service Railroad & Ash Streets Lex Chamblin Phone 2195 Bill Chamblin STUD EB AKE RS FARM LOANS Home Office, Nswark, N. J. TEAM PKOMVT CLOMNO LOW RAT* CALL. WHITE OH 9» RAY WORTHINGTON 115 8. Third St. Bljtherllle, Ark. Berrlnc Th!« 8-r(lon 2.1 Yrar* 'Authorial ifortiotl Lean Solicitor !*r TBB MUDENTIAL INSdlANCI COMFAJir or AMERICA Elderly Man Accused CLARKSVILLE, Ark., Jan. 23.— (UP)—Second degree murder charges have been filed against Jack Bly, 86, Jamestown, Ark., resident. In the death of Dick McAnally, 48. McAnally 1 * body was found In Bly's home Saturday. He died of a stab -wound in the tViioat. Bly was released undei' bond. Lee Motor Sales inc. Main and Lilly Sri. Another inters Race 4 For S«af in Congress ' FORT SMITH, Ark., Jan. 33.— . — ~- —'—• i. (UP)—Russell Turnlpjeed of Hadt- members of the commission College at Monticelfo May Uie Natural Gat LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 73 (UP' —Ohlef Engineer Bill Cobb of the Public Service Commission an-l staff fett, Ark., todij was the third ! af e making' a- survey thU week of 'Western Arkansas resident to an- Monticello A. * U. College to de ------- "- •---••-""- -• • ---------Bounce as a candidate for the i Democratic nomination for Fourth 'District congressman. ; ^Others already In the race in- t elude John E. Harris, Fort' Smith, ;and George K. Edwards, Texarkaim. termlne the feasibility of installing natural gas facilities. The Institution now uses coal anc! butane gas for heating. Cobb will determine the cost of converting boilers to a natural gas Rep. Fadjo Oraveni, Fort Smith, (system and will submit recommenda- th* Incumbent. tions to the institution's board. 'WHAT Was That Again... Chlektn Pan-Pit at thi DELTA?" 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