The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 20, 1947 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, August 20, 1947
Page 12
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TWELVE •LTTHETILLB CAUJ COUBIEK Industry lied Monopoly Eight Firms Face Government Charge Of Fixing Prices v U I' I., 5 ' YORK, Apg. 20. (UP) — Ppokeshien for rubber companies — 4nt«red to stand trial on Sept. 9 — fc&id jeSterday there was "no justi- notion" for the government's (harte that they had fixed prices 0n violation of the anti-trust laws * The officials promised "to light these charges to the limit." '"The rubber Industry was the {bird big business to be accused prithln two days by the govern- jneht of holding an illegal mono- J»ly oxer manufactured products. ] : Previously, the Federal Trade •Commission had accused the Ame- pcan Iron and Steel Institute and 26 manufacturing companies of price fixing and ordered them to cease and desist. c The other action was taken in JjOs Angeles Federal Court against Eastman Kodak Co.. Technicolor, Jnc., and Technicolor Motion Pic- Jure Corp., which were accvcd of exercising a monopoly over the pro iiuctlon of colored motion plc- fures. t The complaint against the rubber industry ,*as liled in Federal .Court of the Southern District of New York yesterday. £• Eight Firms Named > Eight major rubber companies, manufacturers of 90 per cent of the nation's output of tires and tubes, 10 company officials and the Rubber Manufacturers Association, Inc., of New York City were named In the complaint. J Tlie defendants were charged | with, having conspired since 1935 Polishes Off a Bright Idea 3,000,000 Suit Result of Texas City Explosions GALVESTON, Tex.. Aug. 20. (UP) -An $8,000,000 damage suit and Injury and death claims totaling $375,- XX) were filed here yesterday aKalnsl he United States government as a •csull of the Texas City waterfront explosion-fire disaster of April 16-17. The suit and the claims, flled in alveslou District Oourt by T. E Moshelm, representing a Houston aw firm, were the first directed against the Federal government as nn outgrowth of the catastrophe following the explosion 'of the nitrate- adcn ships Grandcamp and High Paul J. Oliver, of New York City, operates what's probably the world's swankiest mobile shocshiuc stand. Above, Mrs. Palmn Gardiner turns on the radio as she sits in the cushioned scat of the plywood chair, which has a built-in magazine rack, balloon tires nnd a chromium bar for pushing. Oliver, disabled veteran ot both World Wars, built stand to supplement his small disability pension. to fix prices and establish other uniform trade practices. The effect of the alleged cbnspiracy, the complaint said, was to supprcjjB coin- petition unreasonably and to re- MARTIN'S CAFE 116 West Main St. SHORT ORDERS it Vf Beef Stew Soup .Mexican Chili . Mixed Bowl ...... ......... Hamburger Steak . . . SANDWICHES Hot Roast Beef, Gravy Barbecue , . Dog.... Pure Beef Hamburgers Cheeseburger ......... Cheese\ ..... ..... Ham & Cheese Bacon & Egg Ham & Egg 40c 15c 25c 30c 50c 35c 25c 25c 15c lOc 25c 15c 35c 35c 35 C WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 10-17 receiving first iiid at the Orpington General Hospital. The collision occurred on a bypass near Foots Cray. Flyer. The $8,000,000 claim was filed by the Texas City Terminal Uallroad for damages caused when the French freighter Gnmdci'.inp exploded. The railway company alleges that damage was caused by negligence ot officers, agents and employes of the government in using misleading labeling of ammonium nitrate. Cludnd ViUle:;. Landslides and floods Take Toll in Mexico 20. (UP) — Twelve iwrsons were IS. I UP) — Twelve persons were cither burled alive under landslides or drowned In flood waters In San Luis Polos! State during the past 48 hours, Chief of Police Leonel C. Salaznr reported today. Eight persons were burled under a landslide which crashed down on upwards of eighty small homes in (he village of Axtla. Salnzar said. Four others were drowned near SELL Your Car While Prices are HIGH! to SH ELTON Motor Company 119W. Ash Phone 438 Christmas Trees To Be Grown on Hyde Park Estate NEW YORK, Adg, 20. (UP)—Mrs Eleanor Rocsevell disclosed yesler- tlay thill she and her BOM Elliot I have gone into partnership on a "conunericiil" basis to raise Chris tmnn trees on the late president'. Hyde Park estate. Writing In her syndicated news paper column, "My Day." Mn Roosevelt said that last week slv acquired title to two-thirds of Ihe Hyde Pars: Innd, "We cannot afford to 'Keep It just n.s a country place the way that my husband'.-; mother did, " Mrs. Roosevelt wrote. "Wo hope now to run the farm on a large enough scale to make it a real business." She said that Franklin D. Roose- •clt started Christmas tree planting on a large part of the rocky soil. "Where It seems wise,"she wrote, 'we shall continue, the cnrlstmas tree .planting which he started and shall sell Christmas trees Just as he did." Mrs. Roosevelt said that she enjoyed the idea o( farming because of Us ••stability." • "It is n challenge," she said, which both Elliott and I will enjoy. Anthony Eden Slightly Injured in Collision LONDON, Aug. arf. (UP)—Anthony Eden, former foreign (secretary and No. 2 man in the Conservative Party ''hierarchy, sulTercd cuts and bruises yesterday when his cnr collided with n Royal Air Force vehicle. Eden continued, his journey after strain interstate trade in violation of the Sherman Act. Firms mimed in the complaint were Dayton Rubber Co.. Dnylon, O.; Firestone Tire and Rubber Co.; General Tire & Rubber Co.; B. F. Goodrich Co.; Goodyear' Tire ,t Rubber Co.. and Sleberllnj; Rubber Co.. all of Akron, O.; Lee Rubber <fc Tire Corn.. Conshohockcn. I'a., and U. S. Rubber Co... New York. If convicted, the firms would face a maximum fine of $5,000. Officials would be liable (o a $5.000 fine and a year in prison, or both. ANNOUNCEMENT DAWS 0. K. GARAGE 720 Lilly Street Now Located in New Building Featuring a Line of Parts & Accessories Batteries - •- - Richland Tires Modern Shop & Equipment io do General Repair Work • Electric & Acetylene Welding • Painting & Body Work • Radiators Cleaned & Repaired All Work Guaranteed Day Phones v . . . 805, 3941 SAVE 10% on all CLEANING 2433 PEERLESS CLEANS FOR LESS... Suits and Plain Dresses Ready Clothes for Fall Now! PEERLESS DRY CLEANERS 416 S. Franklin Phone 2433 KILL JOHNSON GRASS Use ATLACIDE Chlorate WEED KILLER E. C ROBINSON LUMBER COMPANY 319 W. Ash St. Phone 551 BOTTOMS UP! It's time to gel Hint Fall wardrobe oul and preiuirc yourself for Ihc future. Check your slioes; brinj them in for new soles or heels, cleaning or dyeing. HALTER'S Quality Shoe Shop For Electric Work Call 2397 BOB'S Electric Shop • Farm Wiring • House Wiring • Motor Repairs • Appliance Installation 500. N. Fifth St. I3iylh«viile, Ark. Plumbing For Sale Hath tubs, Closets, Lavatories, <;()" inch all-metal Acid- Resisting Cabinet Sinks with double drain board. Automatic Oil and Electric Water Heaters. Also Septic lanks. All Pipe & Fitlings necessary to install your complete bathroom. Osburn's Plumbing & Heating 1920 West Main St. Phone 875 THERE IS MORE ON THE WAY TO YOU Night Phone 3403 ATTENTION GINNERS Let us supply you with all your gin needs! We Feature B. F. Goodrich Belting 313 WEST MAIN ST. PHONE 2O 15 FOR SALE 'Concrete Building Blocks Aquella Water Proofing Paint 12-48 inch CONCRETE CULVERTS plain or reinforced Osceola Tile and CULVERT CO. We Deliver Phone €91 If blue Monday plagues you on Sunday, call 474-475 NU-WA LAUNDRY CLEANERS ft* RUt /HttCVW SfKVlCE ALWAYS sit torn Still & Young Motor Co. Lincoln-Mercury Dealer Phone 3179 Blythcvillc Ark. 112.Walnut St. PLEASE r etui a empty Wiles promptly Aikjor it either way. .. both trade-marks mean the same thing. lOTHED UIIBtR AUTItOHITY OF HIE COCA-COIA COWrANY IT COCA-COLA BOHLING <JU ot bLYlHfcVILLE O i»«7 n» c-c co KEROSENE & FUEL OIL CALL 2089 w Old Reli G. O. POETZ "ih« Old Reliable" PETROLEUM Dcpntekto 8*rrfc» PRODUCTS Oflk* BE at

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