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PAGE TWBLYI BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17, 194T Missco Baptist Association Elects Officers The Rev. P. H. Jernlgan, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church, will ««rve as moderator of the Mississippi County Baptist Association for the new Association year. Other officers who will serve are the Rev. Homer Robertson of Whitten, vice moderator c. R. Banks of Whitten, clerk; the Rev. A. B. Hllof LuKora, assistant clerk; the Rev. D. B. Bledsoe of Blylhcvlllc, Association Sunday School superintendent, and the Rev. Emltt Cross of Osceola Association Baptist Training Union director. Economist Raps Builders, Unions Employers, Workers Both Monopolists and Racketeers, H« Says * WASHINGTON, Oct. 17. (UP) — A former government economist • told Congressmen yesterday' that f both employers and labor unions 'ere guilty of monopolistic practices that slow down home-bufldlng. : The economist, Corwin E>. Edwards, testified bc(or e a House Labor Subcommittee as ft began an Investigation Into charges that ; racketeering and inonojjolies In the '-•bunding trade* are impending the construction of houses. The committee also wants to find out whether the Taft-Hartley law e«n be applied to help break the housing "log-jnm." 1 Edwards, now professor of economics at Northwestern University, was economic adviser t. the Anti- Trust Division of the Justice De* partment from 1939 to 1942. He outlined the roles of manufacturers and distributors of bulld- •5ng industry slowdown that he sa'.d ' existed during that period. Edwards said he had no reason to believe that the same restrictive Practices do not exist now. , He told the congressmen that' a- i bout 20 classes of contracting ser;vices and labor crafts are. needed 'In building a house. In many cases, .• he snld, these groups Join in res- 'itrlctlve actions. ^' Names Restrictive Alliances -. Among these, he said, are Insistence by certain groups of Jiu'ls- . diction over particular typts of work; agrement by unions to work only lor contractors belonging to the building trades associates, in return for which the contractors .in turn hire only union labor; and Insistence that all work be done , «t the local site, thus ruling out prefnbrlcation of certain materials. Edwards said labor unions "get Gwlnn then said Hint tho hous- »lt the headlines" for monopolistic i Ing shortage has been acciimiilat- practlces because they ar c the Ing for a long time and Ihit the tnost effective "policing force."! nation now seems to be suffering Wholesale Prices Up Another 0.6 Per Cent WASHINGTON, Oct. 17. (UP) — The Labor Department reported yesterday thftt average wholesale prices edged up another O.G per cent last week, missing a new jxxstwnr record by less than one-tenth of one per cent. The Department's Burcnu.ol Labor Statistics said that as of Oct. 11, average wholesale prices for the- 900-odd basic commodities surveyed were 58 per cent above the 1926 average and 25.4 per cent higher than a year ago. Taft, Reuther Put On Election Slate But Both Snub Press Agents' Idea, Are at Odds on all Theories Be careful and stay well, get care- le.'is and end where? down the line, Including wholesalers, retailers, contractors and unions. He cited as an example the plumbing Industry, where fixtures arc not sold except on an "Installed" basis. In these cases, he said, retailers and unions refuse to handle "mail order" fixture. 1 ;. Chairman Ralph w. Cwlnii, R.. N. Y.. asked Edwards how Ijng we have been suffering from these restrictive pr.inticcs. Edwards replied th«t Ihe same patterns of restrictive puvtices are found In Investigating v-ports of 26 years ago. but he said that in many cases ] from an "acute" deficit there are "vertical alliances" all suit. as a re- CHICAGO, Oct. 17. iUP)—Sen. Robert A. Taft gently snubbed the Idea and Walter P. Reuther yelled "FYnil" but a Chicago public relations firm went right ahead today promoting them as a 1048 slate for president and vice-president. P. H. Morris, Chicago, announced that his firm of press agents would continue plans to boom Taft,' the Ohio Republican, who co-authored the Taft-Hartley Act, and llcuthcr, head of the CIO United Auto Workers, as running mates. Morris said, In effect, that he didn't care what practical politicians thought of the program to team the two enemies whose i>oll- ticai anil economic thcorics,arc about as far apart as the North and South poles. Molds said he had been hired by "civic-spirlled citizens" to do a Job and lie was going to do it. He promised to name the persons behind the "National Unity Ticket" Boon. He agreed with his sponsors that the plun seemed to' be a good one no matter what anyone—Tail and Reuther included— thouyjit about it. Taft, through his personal secretary at Cincinnati, said the proposition \\~RS "not worth any comment," The secretary, William McAdams, said investigation indicated the plan was originated by a group of lawyers and busme.ssitK'n. McAdams said Rculhcr's reply had practically collapsed the plan before it started anyway. Says It Is A riot Reuthcr contended it was a plot hatched agaiiist him by opjionents in a factional dispute in the UAW. Just this week, in an address before | the CIO convention at Boston, he .had said: "We'll see Senator Tatt In hell before we'll see him in "he I White House." j A spokesman for Reuther said at Detroit that Morris' proposition was ' "a fantastic story planted by iv With the Courts Chancery Clco D. Allen v«. Mary Francis Allen, suit lor divorce, v CJara Christian vs. Max Christain, suit lor divorce. Josephine Wells vs. H, D. Wells, suit lor divorce. Circuit Lnnc Nowell vs. Frank Garcia mid Otto Kooliler, suit tor damages to auto, $500.00. Printers League Enters Evidence Negotiation .Meeting Minutes Introduced In Trial Before NLRB BALTIMORE, Oct. 17. (UP) — Th c Graphic Arts League yesterday succeeded In Introducing over union objections the minutes of seven negotiation meetings with Baltimore local of the International Typographical Union (AFL). The league, consisting of 22 Baltimore print shops, socks to prove through the minutes Us charge that union refused to bargain in , good faith. Both the local and the parent International union have been cited by the National Labor Relations Board .for alleged unfair labor practices under the Taft- Hartley Law. Thc hearing before an NLRB trial examiner is the first ot kind under the new law. Union counsel objected vigorously to the admission of the minutes, saying they were prepared by an employe of the League. were hearsay and were not admissable under the Taft-Havtley UVA-. Chief Trial Examiner William R. Ringer asked defense council to produce sufficient evidence to prove that the mimites were not ad- missable. * Earlier, local union president Charles V. Brannock testified that the League failed to offer what the union considered a full union security clause In contract negotiations, 96-Year-Old Man Lire* Despite Fractured Skull WAYNES13ORO, Tcnn., Oct. 17. (UP)-Jwilllain Mercer Buck, 99- yeai-old Confederate Veterans com- mandcr-in-chlcf, rolled about in a wheel chair yesterday and Joked with doctors who one week ago jald he probably would not live through the night. He suffered a fractured skull and brain concussion In «ui auto accident near here last Thursday. They thought he wouldn't live. But on Friday morning he amazed hospital attendants by rousing and demanding his coffee. Today he left his bed for a wheel chair. The came old GrayV soldier had been elected chief of the 79 remaining Confederate Veterans at » Chattanooga convention the day before the ncclcienl. He was return- Ing to his home in Muskogee, Okla,, when his son went to sleep at the wheel and the car crashed Into a bridge. Alleged Parolee Held After Theft Of Load of Cotton CAHUTHERSVUiE, Mo., Oct. 17. —Wesley Butler, 23, of Steele and Micola, is being held in county Jail here today on charges of stealing a trailer load of cotton belonging to Will Broderlck, who Jives Northeast of Steele. Butler, according to officers, Is under parole from Alabam i. The thjft occurred on the night of Oct. 1st. Butler was arrested last! week by Deputy Sheriff Jake Clax- j ton driving a 1936 Bulclc sedan ' which answered the description of the car used to haul away the cotton, After taking the cotton, Butler tried to sell it to x Hayti gin, but failed, officers said. th* Pemlscot County District of the Southeast Missouri Council of Boy Scouts, at a district meeting held last week end at Qwin's Cafe at Haytl. About 60 scout workers and their wives were present for the annual dinner meeting. Mr. Bell succeeds Donald V. Magee Police Radio Station Gets New Operator CARUTHKKSVILLE, Mo., Oct. 17. —Roy Hawkins of Hayti, formerly employed by (he Pemiscot-Dunklln REA. has been named chief operator and engineer of the local police raclln station, KRSK. Milton King.of this city, has been added as an operator following the resignation of R. E. Wicks, who had been with the station since it was first put into operation in May. The station now operates on ' three eight-hour shifts. Hawkins has the shift from midnight to eight • 115 I a.m.; James Sisk operates the shift from eight a.m., until four p.m.. and King has the shift from 4 p.m., until midnight. Chief Deputy Sheriff Jake Claxton and Police Chief Albert Walker and Assistant Chief Roy Ainsworth are also licensed operators. Hayti Educator Elected District Scout Chairman CABUTHKRSVILLE, Mo., Oct. ». —C. M. Bell, superintendent of Hay- It schools, was elected chairman of Ed Williams, Druggist Now With City Drug Company Invites Your Patronage * A Complete Prescription Department •* Everything in Drug Sundries All famous brands of Nationally Advertised Products — Those you know and request Shop our complete Baby Department for all your child drug needs. We Feature Gift Merchandise Freedome Train Arrives In Memphis Jan. 7 MEMPHIS, Tcnn.. Oct. 17. (UP) —The Freedom Train carrying historic American documents will roll into the Memphis Onion Station hcvc on Wednesday Jan. 1, it was announced yesterday. The train will leave the same night arriving at New Orleans the next day making through itops in Meridian, Jackson, and Vicksburg, Miss. Tax Refunds Ignored NEW YORK (UP) — Unclaimed cheeks tor nearly $3,000,000 in re funds on federal incpme taxes are going begging at New York Inter nal Revenue offices. The tidy fortune is in 93,000 checks, averaging '30 each, \vhich were not delivered Demise the pnyoe moved and foi-- ot to leave fovwarding addresses. GETTING UP NIGHTS GETTING YOU DOWN? * HtiVt £ood n«w» lot you folk* who hav« to get up at night to pat» water, hav« backache, too. b»caUM of minor functional kidney di*ord*J"i. Thre« g«n«?rationi ago, & (amoui doctor d«v«!oped a rrwdicinefor this very trouble. Now million! have used it, often wilh amazingly f*it, affective reiulti.Th* maJE- cine i* Dr. Kilmer*i Swamp-Root, made of 16 h«ibi, roots, veg«tabtei, and balsams — truly nature'* twn way to relief, Innumly you take it, it .(art. j 0 work fluitiing out kidney* . . . incr«a»e« the flow of urin«, helping to relieve «xc«*t acidity . . . so irritated bladder geti a good flushing out, too. Caution: Take M directed. You'll my it's marvelom, For frae trial supply, writu D«pt. E, Kilmer tt Co., Inc., Bor 1255, Stamfoid, Conn. Or -- get full-sized bottle ol Swamp-Root today at your drugstore. New Theater Manila's finest Shows EVERY NIGHT Box Opens Week IJays 7:00 p.m Matinee Saturday & Sunday Sat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. Showing Harry E. Keener, 54, Buried in Caruthersville CARUTHERSVnjjE. Mo., Oct.' 17. —Funeral services for Harry E Keener. 64. were held here 'Wednesday alternoon at 3 o'clock Jrom the Methodist Church, with the Rev. Elmer Peal officiating. Mr. Keener, \vJio had been in ill health for several months, died Monday at St. Joseph Hospital in Memphis, where he had been a patient for the past two weeks. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Irene Keener; one son, Harry E. Keener Jr. of St. Louis; one daugh- ier, Miss Nellie Jean Keener of Caruthersville; one brother, Fred Keener of Bellilower, Calif.; and two sisters, Mrs. W. A. Bedal and Mrs. Bessie Davis, both of Tulsa, Okla. The chickadee is as much at home hanging upside down as It Is in an upright position. Opens at 6:3« p.m.; Slarls 7:0fl p.m. Friday and Saturday CODE OF THE LAWLESS with Klrby Grant, Fuisy Knight Serial: "The Scarlet Horseman" Shorts SATURDAY MIDNITE SHOW Starts 10:45 p.m. "Dick Tracy vs. Cueball" Marjorie Conway & Anne Jeffreys Also Short* Sunday and Monday "13 Rue Madeleine" James Cagney, Annabella, Richard Conte Paramount News, Also Short* Friday 'LITTLE MR. JIM" with James Craig and Butch Jenkins Selected Shorts Saturday 'Marshal of Gunsmoke' Tev Rltter, Russell Hayden Shorts Saturday Owl Show "SIS HOPKINS" with Judy Canova Sunday and Monday " HIGH BARBAREE" with Van Johnson, 4 u ne Allyson Selected Shorts of Csruthersvill*. Other officers elected were: Ray. niond Fish Kayward, vice-chairman, and Floyd Hnnuett, Carutli- ersvllle, district commissioner. Best-Known home remedy to relieve miseries of child's cold is RUB ON VISISS RITZ- THEATRE I Manila, Ark:^ Friday & Saturday ( 'CISCO KID RETURNS'' wllh Duncan Kcnuldo ami Gwcn Kcayon Cartoon mirt Clh Cliapter "I'urple Monster Strikes" Saturday Owl Show "BORN TO KILL" with Lawrence Tierncy and Claire Trevor Also Cartoon mnd Monday Tuesday ( with ~\ SlUr DE WOLFE • William D,mor..l I Comlam* Collivr • Frank FayUn tt'ir«<Hd by C«org«. MatihaU Warner News & Shorts :ie\vly-hired publicity agent for George F. Aikles anil R. J. Thomas hi an effort to influence UAW delegate elections now in progress." Aclcles, UAW secretary-liensiircr. and vice-presidents Thomas and i-lichftrd T. Leonard arc lenders of the anti-Rculher bloc in the UAW. "xliey arc seeking to oust \\\\\\ as uniot; president. McAdams said TafL's headquarters .so htitl "beard that it migbt he .1 K:henie by a UAW faction to cni- Jirrra.v; Reuther." * In his announcement of the "ciicnxe, Morris said "there is plenty of evidence to show that Mr, Hcnthcr does not believe in unrea- onnbic grievances, is anti-PAC (the -1O Political Action Committee) :•..::. is an advocate of the theory r higher wages being tied to high- ir production." '. "It i.s felt by- the sponsor," ne said, "that to achieve harmony at ..ui.-c and bring up the level of our i p Lion in order to maintain a hi; li rate of employment, this can - . , L;C done through a welding of -v..j personalities like Senator Taft and labor lender Mr. Rpnther.'' Fresh Longer! 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