The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 9, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

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BLYTHEVILLE (AltfC.) COURIER NEWS Battle Soldiers 27 injured. Including . Three Britons, During {Fighting Aboard Ship HAMBURG, Sept. 9. (UP)—Bri- ticli troops today carried score of biobdy, battered Jews put of the hofil of the refugee, ship,' Runny- m«t« Park, after turning powerful lirt hose on the dc-ffant" refugees and beating them into submission with clubs and police billies. '. The British Army reported cas- u»lli*s as 17 Jewish men injured, sevyn Jewish, women injured, four Jewish women hospitalized because of hysteria, and three British troops injured. • The most serious injuries were saij to be one Jewish man with skull injuries, one British trooper with head injuries and three persons suffering broken wrists—one Jewish man, one Jewish woman and one British trooper. Troops of the Sixth Airborne Division—the famous "Red Devils," Sherwood Foresters and Military Police fought their way into the holds of the Runnymede Park \vhe.i tl]e Jews defied orders to disembark from the ship. The played .smashing streams from high-pressure fire hose onto the refugees and then entered the hplds equipped with steel helmets, ..wooden police billies and rubber TUESDAY, SpPTEMLtpR 9, truncheons made front automobile tires. A fierce battle in the bowels of the ship was fout,!il, out of the View of correspondents crowded at the pier where the landing was being carried out. Five separate groups o[ troops were dispatched Into the ship to fichl the refugees Into submission. It took them more than an hour to quell the angered refugees. Then the troops formed into five- man crews and bejan to pass the haltered refugees up from the hold.i aim down the gangplank to German soil. The refugees, blood .streaming from their heads and wounds on tlie necks, arms and bodies, were carted off unceremoniously in a display which made the unloading of the transport. Ocean Vigour yesterday, resemble a tea party. The Jews screamed, shouted nnd clawed at. tin; troopers who stoically passed them on from one party to the next like firemen handling a bucket line. Terminal Leave Bonds Cashed in Great Volume WASHINGTON, Sept. 0. I UP) — War veterans cashed in nl least $243,633,050 wortli of terminal leave bonds between Tuesday and Friday of last week, the Treasury reported today. Emphasizing that its figures were incomplete, the treasury said il was conducting a telegraphic survey to determine how many terminal leave bonds were exchanged for cash last week. It indicated that these figures would be available tomorrow. Patriarch Venerable John J. nay, of Fort Worth, Texas, gets a bow from his friends on his 102nd birthday. Mr liny is the world's oldest Mason in years of service. He wa.s honored by 100 of Ills friends and received respects at the Masonic Temple in Port Worth. (NEA Telcphoto.i Manufacturers Accused of Breaking Faith WASHINGTON, Sept. 9, (UP) — Sen, llsirlt'y Kilgoi'P, 13., VV Vl said today that price control' should he re-Imposed and warned that "when prices gut. luo hlj-h our own people may revolt against them." He told a news conference that unless there is a sudden break in the cost of living, he would favor n recommendation from President Truman that. Congress reestablish price ceilings. . He charged the National Association of Manufacturers with a breach of faith to Congress and the country, asserting that Ihr NAM ••promised" when Congress abolished Ol'A thai prices soon would be stabill/ed. Maintaining that a rising price situation is "al-.iays dangerous," for a nation. Kili;orc' told reporters that there \vlll be a "terrilk; drive" to reimpo.se price controls unfe?:* there was a major price break shortly. , Without such a break Congrc.^ will have to face the Issue of pric? control when II meets to consirl:'i- further economic aid for Kui-ojr-, he said. Snappy ClearvUp Stephan Music Studio Piano and Violin EDITH STEPHAN, G. S. M., London, England 207 North Fifth St. Phone 850 MINNIE LEE JONES MUSIC STUDIO Teacher of PIANO 807 Chickasawhii THEORY — HARMONY Special Classes for Pre-School Children and Beginners Phone 2fl!H Schwellen|>ack Shuns Comment On Labor Law WASHINGTON, Sept. 9. (UP) — Secretary or Lnbor Lewi? B. Sch- wclleiiuAch snid todny he has Instructed nil labor riepnrtmciu em- ployes to rofrnln from discussing the Tnft-llartlcy Inbor law at least until next February. , Schwellenbach, said his tlccislon was made recently 'because his department was chart-eel with some of the fulmlnistnUiou of the new law. He saitl he did not want, to create the Impression that his department was not trying to enforce the law. The secretary told a news con- rercnce lie has scheduled a series of speeches throughout the country during the next month. He said he had ordered all Labor Department, employes not to discuss the new labor law for "at least, six months after the law was enacted." The new law went Into effect last. Aug. 22. "I chose the six-month period arbitrarily," Schwellenbach said. "I believe six months will be plenty of time in which to evaluate the net. '•you cnn't make speeches against the act. without lending aid and comfort to those who come under the act." he continued. "Insofar as it is possible, we are not goinp to discuss the Taft- Hartley net during the six-month period." toil Conservation Officfal Killed in Car-Truck Crash GAFFNEY, S. C., Sept. 0 (UP) — E<1 C. M?Arthur, 65, ]>ix'Sicleiit. of the National Asspcintion of Soil Conservation District Governing Officials was killed last, night when :ii.s automobile collided with u truck loaded will) 4.3CO gallons of gasoline. McAi'lhur had ])ii!iscd the iunkn on a curve in si blinding rainstorm when hfs autoniobilo skidded ami crashed into the liuck. . Jncrc.lM'd Consumption Americans consumed 10 pounds of candy per capita during 1845, corn- Churchman to SpeoJc MEMPHIS. Tenn.. 8«pt. 9. (UP) — Charles P. Tart, piesident of the Federal Council of Churches of Christ In America and brother of Ohio Senator and Republican presidential prospect Robert A-. Taft will speak three limes in Memphis today under the auspices of the Memphis Council of Churches. YOU'LL SAVE MONEY AT TRUCK HEADQUARTERS DODGE mmm' WITH Senator McKcllar III; Rushed by Navy Plane to Hospital in Washington ATLANTIC Ol'IY. N. J.. S<'pl, !>. (UP)—Sen. Kenneth McKellnr. D., Tenn., was lushed to Washington in an Army transport plane today for treatment of a stomach ailment which has confined him to his hotel room since Sunday. The 78-year-old senator was taken aboard the plane on a stretcher at 1:30 a.m. on the advice of hi-, physician. Dr. Arthur E. Ewens, who saitl his condition warranted removing him to a Washington hospital for treatment. .The plane tool; off from the U. S. Naval Air Station at Pomona. Ewens said '.he senator was suffering fj'om :L digestive distnrbiuuT, apparently food poisoning. He was stricken Sunday after luncheon in nearby Cape May. Japanese laundry In Tokyo advertises all-out service to attract GI's, and would probably even give you your bundle without a laundry ticket. QUESTION: What about missing buttons? ANSWER, Rvcry article you semi us is thoroughly inspected for missing buttons, f;ule<l areus, smal! tears both hcfore ;iml after cleaning. Call us today, and step oul in neater, nicer clothes your 'round. NEW TELEPHONE NUMBERS — 4418 — 4419 BLYTHEVILLE DRY CLEANERS ForLy per cent, or 320,000, oi Ihc world's restaurants are In \n e United States. Violence Flares in Bus Strike; Four Shots Fired SHREVEPORT, La.. Sept. 0. (UPI —Police were alerted today against, new violence in the Trailways 'Bus strike after passengers miraculously escaped injury during the firing of four shots at a moving vehicle. Three union busmen were taken into custody last night suspected of the shooting. 'Prior to the shooting, a fist fight broke out as a striker objected to e. photographer's attempt to lake a picture of the first bus leaving the terminal here since Mny '.M, When 1.100 Trailwrtys workers <|iii'. in nine states served by the company. • ' • : • Read Courier News Want Ads. NOW... Faster, Finer Allen Pickard's SHOE REPAIR SERVICE • Surplus Army Goods • Supplies • Shoes See us for the very best In Army surplus shoes. Nearly new—Rebuilt—To Be Rtbollt. Hundreds for sale. Quantity Price* Available. EAST END 112 Lilly Street i/i Blk South East Main TRUCKS is a Safer, More Efficient Driver! With Dodge, you get AIR-0-SPRING seats ' • Plenty of lipiulroom— plenty of lej*ronm! • 4-staftc seat adjustment! • Wide, 3-niun seats in both conventional and C.Q.K. cabs! • Fresh air . . . ventilating typo w in dsh I eld, l:ir£c cqwl ventilator. • Safe, smooth stopping— \v\ th *' Kq nal - Pressure" li\'(Eninlic brukos! • Cab insulated against weather and noise! • Kasy-atrtiou doors, firmly closed when shur! • .Safety-vision instru- iiiont panel. BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. 217 S. Second Street Phone 422 ARKANSAS now more calls than ever,,. ...and every call costs more to handle FOR RIAL MCRCURY SfKVtCf, ALWAYS SEC YOU* MfKCURY DFAUft Still & Young MOTOR COMPANY Blj-lhcvlllc, Ark-. 112 \V. Walnut riionf. 3479 No wonder the earnings of the telephone company in Arkansas are lower than they have been in 25 years. True, total revenues have gone up, but costs have risen even faster. Payrolls—more than half the cost of furnishing service—have more than tripled since 1940. Materials and equipment cost much 'more than they did six years ago. For example, $100. worth of telephone poles in 1940 now costs $235. A construction truck that cost us $2,656 then costs $4,054 today. Every dollar's worth of copper we used to buy sells for $1.80 now. It's the same for practically everything that goes into giving telephone service. Rates for local service, on the other hand, have not been changed in more than 20 years. But durjng the same period, the value and quality of the service have increased steadily. With more calls than ever, but with each call costing more to handle, our earnings are going down. We need to place earnings on a sound basis so that we will be able to meet the demand for more and better telephone service for the people of Arkansas. SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY

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