The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 22, 1947 · Page 6
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FACE SIX ULYTIIKVILLE (AUK.) COUKIEK NEWS FrtlDAY, AUGUST 22, 1947 Auto Workers Win Pay Raise CIO and Ford Official ~y Reach Agreement as Deadline Arrives Father of 70 Deserts Family, Runs Off With the Baby Sitter 'DETROIT, Aug. 22. <UP>—A contract agreement giving employes their choice of a 15-cent hourly wage increase or a seven-cent boost S th a pension plan was reached seconds before the restrictions the Taft-Hartley labor law be- cfiae effective at nildntght. Ford Motor. Company officials and the CIO Automobile Workers announced emrly today. Employes will vote on whether they want the larger pay raise or the -pension plan. "If the proceedings had gone over the midnight deadline, the UAW would have been forced to give up itt union shop, or go to the new -National Labor Relations Board for w> election to obtain rank-and-file backing for it. :The new contract will run for two years, replacing the one that expired last May 21. Richard T. Leonard, UAW vice president In charge of the union's Ford department, said the proposed control would be submitted to the 105.000 Ford workers as soon ns machinery could be set up. There was no time limit set for appro™], he said, but prompt action was expected. ^Details of the final version of the pension plan were not announced . byt last known details provided for a'system under which both worker* aifd the company would contribute to the huge funding pool. _ '-Whichever plan the workers c\\obse,..they would, in effect, be getting what amounted to a 15- cent hourly wage increase, .if they vote for the pension, clghl cents of the 15-cent increase wouk be put into a fund for pensions Ttie company would contribute aliout $200,000,000 to establish the basic fund to i>ut the pension plan into effect immediately. In addition, the : conipany agreed tentatively to contribute about $15,000,000 annually to the fund. .Each worker would contribute 2V!: per cent of his paycheck to the pension fund,* if his salary Is under $3,000. If it is over ttiat figure, his contribution would be five per cent. -•The plan would permit each em- ploye to retire on a monthly benefit amounting to about half of his regular salary, Including his socinl security payments. PHOENIX. Ariz., Aug. S2. (UP) — A father of 10 children was held today for running off with the baby siller. Joseph A. Bray, 37, admitted that he left his family packed In their trailer at Bell Gardens, Cal., and an off with the plump blonde slier, Belly Joe Roberts, 16. He took most of the family re- ief check with him. Bray's 34-year-olrt wife. Gladys, ;aid -Miss Roberts only began sit- ing with the kids n week ago. That was when Mrs. Bray came home rom the hospital wilh her 10th child. "We got acquainted while she was sitting 'with the children," Bray said. "We met en the street Wcd- lesdny and decided to leave town Vincent Miles To Be Buried In Washington WASHINGTON, Aug. 22. (UP) — Funeral .services will be held here Monday lor Vincent M. Miles, 62- year-old former Arkansas political lender who (tied of a paralytic stroke in the nation's capital late Wednesday. •Miles also was n former solicitor general for the Fosl Office tte- partmcnl after coming to Washing- I together." Mrs. Bray's story was a little different, however. She charged that Miss Roberts, :in orphan visiting at Bell Gardens from Morrison, Colo., was an accomplished siren despite her youth. "She teased, tortured and tantalized my husband," Mrs. Bray said. "We've been together 14 years without any trouble but this girl came between us and broke us up. "She Just wouldn't leave him alone. 'She would sit down beside him nnd run her fingers through his hair and tickle him. I nsked her not lo, but she didn't mind." Police here arrested Bray and Miss Roberts after stale officials broadcast the license number of Bray'.s car. Rites Conducted For Pemiscot County Pioneer Former Manila Minister Dies In Kennett, Mo. here i CArtUTIIERSVILl.F:, Mo.. 22. — Funeral services for Etta Foust. 78, were held Wednesday afternoon at the Prcs- Uytcrinn Church by the Rev. Wayne W. Gray, pastor, Interment was In Little Prairie Cemetery. Mrs. Foust. died Monday night in this city at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Emma Powell. Born Dec. 17. 1BC8. In West Vlr- ,,_ _ „ „ glnla, the daughter of Mr. and ton from Fort Smith, Ark., where I Mrs. Samuel Crockett, she came with the family to this county when a small girl, and had resided he practiced Jaw for many years and served at one time as city nt- lorney. During his long sojourn in Arkansas he served as state comman- in or near Caruthcrsvllle for the past 34 years. She was married In 1889 to George House, and to this union wns torn one son. In 1891 she married Thad Foust, nnd to this union was born four children. Mrs. Foust was a member of the Presbyterian Church here and in dcr of the American Legion, Democratic National Commltteeman from Arkansas. lie Works Administrator for Ar- After a period of service as Pub- kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Kansas' Kennett. joining In 1013. and Colorado. Miles returned to 1 Surviving are three daughters. Washington as n special assistant Mrs. Emma Powell of Caruthcrs- ntlorney general nnd served ns a vlllc, Mrs. Mike Riley of New Madrid, and Mrs. Arthur Vance of Annorel, Ark.; two sons, J. T. Foust and Frank House of Charleston, Mo.; and two grandsons, Jack Powell and Thad Vnnce. Final riles for the Itcv. Raymond liutlcr of Kcnnelt. Mo., former Manila pastor who died, Tuesday In Memphis, were held yesterday at the First Baptist Church In Kcn- nelt. He was 57. Burial was In Hur- rls Chapel Ccmet'cry, East of Wynne, Ark. , . Born near Jackson, Tenn., the Rev. Mi. Butler and his parents moved lo Cross Counly, Ark., when he was a small child. He married the former Miss Dora Lee Pllt- mnn of Wynne In 101S. Ordanlcd at the New Hope Baptist Church In Wynne, the Rev. Mr, Buller earlier attended Joncsboro Baptist College at Jonesboro and Union University at Jackson. During his 30 years in the ministry, he served ns student minister at Joneslxiro Baptist College and Union University; as pastor of churches nt Corinth, Ml.ss., Manila. Ark., and Salem, Ark.; as missionary for the Clear Creek Baptist Association, Clarksvlllc. , Ark.. . the Green County Baptist 'Assocla- Au( , I tlon, Piu-aeoiild, Ark., the White Ml . s ' Counly Baptist Association, Jud- sonla. Ark.; and at his death was missionary of Ihe Dimkllu County Duptlst Association nt Kcnnetl.• He leaves his wife, lo children. Alton, Garland, Bobby, Mary. Mcl- vln, Martha, nnd James Butler, nil of Kennctl; and three married (laughters, Mrs. D. H. Hardin. Pangburn. Ark.; Mrs. James M. Bruce. Mulberry. Ark.; and Mrs. Richard Drowning, Judsonla, Ark.; three sisters. Mis. James Stone of Memphis. Mrs. Maud Willis and Mrs. Thncl Nave of Independence, Mo.: and a brother, Robert Duller of Memphis. member of the first Social .Security j Commission. la 1938 he became so- | licilor general, which post he held until July 1945, when he retired i and entered private law practice in . Washington. I Surviving are his wile, one son and his mother. Family Reunion Marred When Father, 53, Drowns 'PARIS, Tenn., Aug. 22. (UP) — Tragedy visited a family reunion and picnic yesterday when William Elvis Henderson, 53. ol Detroit, Mich., drowned in Camp Tyson lake near here. Henderson and his wife came to Paris several, days ago to visit their five sons, ail residents of Paris. Two of the sons were swimming frantically toward Henderson when he went down the lust time. It was believed the elder Henderson suffered a heart attack while swimming in the lake. lls body was recovered two hours later. Trj-County Bank Group Meets, Elects Officers ; CARTJTHERSV1LLE, Mo., Aug 22. — Delbert C. Johnson, executive vice-president of the First State Bank of this city, was elected president of the Trl-County Bankers Association at a reorganization meeting this week at Hayti. Other officers named were G. C. Travis, of .;the Cotton Exchange Bank, Kennett, vice-president; and Jesse M. Miles, of the Bank of Hayti, Hayti, secretary-treasurer. t The next quarterly meeting or the association will be held Ojiruthersyille, ,in November. The Association includes banks in Pemiscot, New Madrid and Dunklm counties. , ~£~ Approximately 50 bankers attended the reorganization meeting, which was held at Hayti, and was presided over by A. B. Rhodes, of 1 the past several years, he has op- the National Bank of this city, re- ! crated louring rural theaters in tiring vice-president of the Asso-1 Northeast Arkansas and Southeast ciation. I Missouri. Cotton, Railroad Men Discuss Crop Movement MEMPHIS. Tenn.. Aug. 22. (UP) —The - Memphis Cotton Exchange Committee and representatives of -number of railroads got together today to discuss the even flow of the cotton crc-j from the fields to the mills this fall. Exchange President Thomas J. White, who arranged the meeting, said it was called to insure uninterrupted movement when the cotton crop is picked in a few weeks. The problem has become acute because of the shortage of box cars, the lateness of the crop and the small amount of cotton at the mills. Negro Deaths 'Funeral services for ^arah Monger, Negro, will be held at the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, Sunday at, 2 p.m. Rev. C. W. Alexander, pas- lor. and Rev. T. H. Haywood. pastor of Uin First Baptist Church, will officiate. She Is survived by two sisters. Home Funeral Home is in charge. Funeral services lor Robert Lasi- tcr. Negro, who died Wednesday, will be held at the 'First Baptist Church, Tuesday, 'Aug. 26 at 2 p.m. He is survived by his wife, Sadie Lasitcr and n sister, Dora Murphy. Home Funeral Home Is in charge. New Theater Manila's Finest Sh«m EVERY MIGHT Statin** Saturday * 8«nd»y B«x Opens Week Days T:N p. Brt-Bcn. 1 un. C*ni. 76 Manage Theater CARUTHEHSVILLE. Mo.. Aug. 22. — odell Self, Hayti, assumed duties here this week ns manager of the Gen Theater, replacing Jack Bizzle, who hart resigned to return to Illinois, where he will manage a theater at Dongola, 111.. owned by hits brother. Mr. Self formerly lived here about seven years, when he was manager of the Cozy Theater. For Ihe past several years, he Always call for Grocer Arrested LITTLE HOCK; Ark.. Aug. 22. (UP)—J. C. Hudmtin, Little Rock grcccr, tcdny laced charges of selling groceries on Sunday hi violation a city ordinance. He was arrested yesterday on complaint of the Little Rock Retail Grocers' Association. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. 'IN Friday •"*" OLD CHICAGO" with Tyrone 1'ower imil Alice Selected Shorts Kaye Saturday ' 'Gentlemen With Guns' AH Slar Western Cast Also Short Subjects Saturday Owl Show "DEVIL ON WHEELS" with Norccil Nash anil Harry I Hickina Alsii Shnrls Friday and Saturday Robin Hood of Monterrey wilh the CISCO K1I> ('aTLoon allrl 13th Chapter "Manluml of Mystery Island" Saturday Owl Show "SUSIE STEPS OUT" i with David Bruce anil Clc:ilus Also Short Sunday, Monday and Tuesday j Sunday and Monday 'THE UNFAITHFUL" with Ann Shrriilan Sclcclcil Sliorls CITY LOANS Repayable in Small Monthly Installments Low Interest Rates Quick Service BLYTHEVILLE FEDERAL SAVINGS & LOAN ASSOCIATION 124 W. 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