The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 24, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, September 24, 1947
Page 6
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r PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER MEWB WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1947 Trieste Strikers Bomb Street Car Police Arrest Twelve ' - And Assign Guards to Keep Traffic Moving , ;tl«E3TE, Sept. 24. (UP)—Police urcited 12 men today for the bombing o( a street car and assigned two armed guards to ever ytrolley as a r tllrt general strike gathered momentum on i(s second day, More than half of the street cars in Trieste were operating, but the strike .was beginning to have its effect on the Free Territory's activity, Shops and restaurants were open, although' many of their employes had Joined the' strike. Two riiembers, of shipyard shop committees were arrested on unspecified charges. They were among six «ien whose suspension from work caused a shipyard walkout of 7,CW employes. The six men had been suspended for Mating several others who refused to obey a strike.order from the Communist trade syndicate. The street car company had suspended operations temporarily al- let dbtk last night when a snmil ixwnb was thrown at one trolley and another was stoned. 'At police iislslence the cars went out today with firmed guards. ' CotnmunttU Lodng Prestige Trieste shipping quarters expressed mounting concern over the poll strike. They pointed out that U. S. shipping authorities only recently won approval for the routing of re- llel shipments to Austria by way of Trieste Instead of Bremen. The first two ships which arrived with coal for Austria Imd been laid up almost a week. The military government reported that it was taking all precautions to protect workers who wanted to stay on the Job. Tiie Sindlcnti Union (trade union), which the Communists run, called the strike yesterday. The American-British military government denounced it In a special communi- que as "devoid of any foundation." "II is cln'lons." the communique saide,"thiit all agreement is bclir; hindered by certain external elements who, for their egotistical motives, are trying to extend the strike in order to present obstacles to Tristc's economic life and to discredit the Free Territory." Ignoring the Communists' orders, pro-Italian workers went on with their jobs. They continued to work although squads of Coinmimist-sytn- pathtzir.jj .strikers tried to .stop them. U.S. Spending $200,000,000 To Return World War II Dead Honolulu Oct. 10. The army estimates that the Job ol brinuhn! home bodies of the recovered and identified dead will take two years and will cost about S200,COD.(KO. 1'reparatlons bsj-an, with congressional approval, In May WASHINGTON. Sept. 24. (UP) — b= among the 3.003 aboard the U, S. The nation's World War II dead Army Transport Honda Knot which start coming home next monlli, steams Into San Francisco from Not nil of the 323.00D American dead will be brought back, Some—the,number is silll indefinite—will lie forever In far-away graves lunr the battlefields where they fell. That's the way their uexl of kin ivnnt It. Other thousands must'rest, anonymously, in foreign soil until their bodies are positively Identified. And some 27,'OCO will never come back. These are the men—mostly sailors and airmen—who died In sea battles. Their bodies will not be riicrn crcd. All loicl. the bodies of about 301.000 Americans killed overseas have been located. Of these, about 254.0M now have been recovered and iden- tlttai. They lio buried in distant places —the barren wastelands ol th-J Aleutians, the steaming jungles of Guadalcanal, the green rolling countryside of Europe, the white coral sands of Tarawa and Kwa- jaleln, tiie black volcanic ash'of Iwo Jima. They include generals and privates, admirals and ordinary seamen, Red Cross workers and war correspondents The first of the war dead t<> bo brought home will be those Americans who died fir*I, In World War 11—victims ol the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. Tlielr bodies 'A'ill Safety Slogans Pay Dividends When Observed Safety slogans can be used In peacetime &s well as In war, In the opinion of Robert W. Lovett, wfio Municipal League Opens Annual Convention Today LITTLE HOCK. All:.. Sept. 24 IUI>> — All annual president's re. tort by Mayor Don Hnrrcll o: 3nmclen and an address of wclcoim jy Mayor Sam Wasscll or Llttli Rock opened the 13th annual convention of Arkansas' Mnnicipa League in Little Rock yesterday. The activities of the opening dn> were highlighted by un address b; Eiu'l D. Military or'Chicago, exccu live director of the league, on "Pro Bress in municipal administration.' Other activities included talk, by Little liock and slate officials round lablc discussions and th Icaijuo's itnnual "get together." Some 200 municipal official from all parts of the state arc at tending. Engineering ^phases of triifti problems were to be discussed I) Fred Herring of the Aiknnsu Highway Department, niul enforce tricnt phases were to be dlscusse by Lt. Jack Rlieti, of the Slut Police Department. Mallery's address was given at the annual banquet. State Board Dfcays Claims For $30,000 LITTLE ROCK. Ark., Sept. 24.— UP)— Claims nguiiuit the State of \rkan. l :as totaling sonic ' $30,000 •ere allowed by the State Board o: \scal Control, meeting In the cap- Lol yesterday. Tiie board denied claims totaling nine S3.C03 and passed (or further :onsideralion cither by the board >r the Workmen's Compensation Commission claims totaling .some ;45.00. Largest claim allowed was $1'.!.>91 to the American Guarantee and lability Insurance Company on a ax relund paid on premiums. The second largest was $11,850 to Coy L. Jllison and his former wife, Mrs. Prankie L. Hanson, both of Texas, lor injuries allegedly received when :heir auto:ncbile rail into Red Ftiver near Foreman. 'i'hc two, who were asked $15,850, contended that the Red Hiver road was not properly marked by the Highway Department. The claim was presented by Ed Gordon of Moirillon, brother ol M. Gov. Nathan Cordon. E. L. Newbcrry 'of Fayettcville, was awarded $105 for damages to his automobile Involving n highway truck; A. J. Boyd was awarded 5122 for damages to his truck caused by sliding 0:1 newly poured asphalt on Highway 270 near Hot Springs; tlio New 'BrHhel Assembly of God Church of Port Smith was awarded SB4 for damages suffered when it- struck a protruding rail en a bridge on Highway 45; Hoy Miluin of Harrison received $225 lor damages to his farm caused by water diverted onto it by a highway ditch; Jack-son Ranclcl.s, Little Rock Negro, received 53.805 for injuries suffered in lowering the statehousL' flag; and Miss Dorothy Nichols of Fayctteville received Sl.OOO for Injuries suffered in an explosion of a water tank at Veterans Village, University of Arkansas, Several oilier claims, including one for $15,000 filed by William S. Stewart of Riyettcvllle. were referred to the Workmen's Compensation Commission for recommendation. Stewart contended he was injured when thrown from a university truck. served as safety officer at the Bly- thc'Vllle Army Air Dasc during ths war, and he has furnished a number .of safety suggestions for use by civilians. ' In a letter to the Courier News '.ie saiil in part: "I shudder every lime 1 co to town and sec people 'ay-walking from behind parked cars. When r asked an officer about It iie said there is no law against II In Hlythevllle." A safety-minded individual is one in whom you can place confidence." Mr. Lovett said, adding; "but never place your confidence? or your life in the nantls cr -^ (:. p .nii:.if; driver." Oilier of Mr. Lovett's safety reminders will be published from day to day. land rights in the United States is marked by an inscription on a rock at South mountain, near Phoenix, Ariz. The Inscription, placed there One Oldest Land Right of the white man's oldest Concrete Culvert-tile Size* It" U 36- (Rclnforccd or Neti-Relnforced) Cheaper »nd Lancer Lasting thin an j other Brldje Material. Concrete until for Sanitary Privy—Concrete Septic T»nlu. A. H. Webb Hwy. 61 N. at State Une Phone BljthevWe 714 by Father Marcos de Nlza, In 1539, claimed the land for Spain 80 years before the Mayflower came. ro SOOTMC RASH ITCH o> rent* nothing and c< OINTMENT with Quickly apply aootlilnf and com- •tlnff GRAYS OINTMENT with wholesome antiseptics and na- One such worker was almost beaten to death. The Communists were losing prestige by their failure -to make the strike complete. THERE'S MORE NOW- SO WORK REFRESHED forcing turo aidnmedcatiorNoHiine else like it—nothing so comforting—or pleasant for externally caused skin Uoubles. 3Sc. G«t a package today. PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Best Prtew Kirby Drug Stores Farm Loans At Lowest Rale of Interest Quick Service . ^ A. F. 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