The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 9, 1946 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 9, 1946
Page 9
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MONDAY; DECEMBER 9, 19-10 BLYTHKVn.LB (ARK.); COimiRR MKWi ' T AFL Unions Sue To End Strike Boo! I\ S « Carpenters in Film Colony Seek Court Clarification of 'Duties' TIC: i,VWOOD, Dec. 3. 'UP' — Rank-and-file members o( tiie Al-'li film carpenters union today nwni:- 'd action on a suit to force tl>e Federal Court here to define the kities of various studio workers 'Jid thus end prolonged juriMlto tional strife in the film industry. Fifteen carpenters riled the .ncl-on for themselves and on behalf o! "all others similarly situated," miming unions now struggling for individual supremacy in the Hollywood labor field and producers as .well. They asked u declaratory Judgment, wherein the Federal Court would clarify contracts, agreemcnt!- and arbitrations now in effect. Motion picture studtos have been strikebound since Sept. 24 and have been plagued by similar strife loi Hie last 18 montlis. Defendants named were the Al-'tV International Alliance of Theatrics. Stage Employes, the Conference of studio Unions, and the Unite Brotherhood of Carpenters aiu Joiners. Individuals included "Ifir lATSE's international representative, Hoy i Brewer,' nnc) the CSU's president. Hei'Derl K. Sorrell. All the major studios, where picketing lias been in progress, were listed. | Attorneys for the carpenters said; "The rank and file members ot I the Hollywood studio Carpenters, Union have retained us to seek a. declaratory judgment to determine their rights^ under their contracts with the producers and under agreements and arbitrations with the IATSE:. ' "They stand for an orderly and lawful solution to protect their jo'« from the infringement uf unjusti-' fiable claims by the stage hands and property men's unions." j Government's Red Tape Adds To Fire's Toll ATLANTA, flu., Uee. 9. (UP) All Army sergeant who escaped from tlic fifth floor of llic blazing Wine-raff Hotel hero curly Saw- day called tin- While House • to ask for army firo-fiuhtmtJ ecuiiji- nieiH from m-arbv Fl. McPhersoii. He said lie cot us fur BS n White Hous6 secretary, who Told hlln tlie rofjui'st is'ould linve lo #o tlU'tnufli i-haiinelb—to the war dcpartinenl 1 iiml tlien ba«k to Ftfrl Mvplifersot), The serijeiint - feiuf ill of iel>M'- cns.stons—would not give his nuitifi but Independent wlluesst'S confirm- ocl thai lie made the cull. No army tlh'im-n iipi*»red on tl'ii scene; Wit Hie AtlauU detubli- iiu'iil ot iiillltury ix)llce htlpod keep the crowd In order, anil soldler.s lu (own on pass were among Vol- unleer rescue workers. Oourlfr Kant Ad*. , His own mother would never suspect tl)c apparition above is merely f'fo. Alvin Uoins, of La Kollette. Tenn., in Army cold- weathcr yai'b. He took part in efficiency t'.-sts of new wiiiler outlits at Camp McCoy, WIs. Dutiful Citizen Votes As Ambulance Waits PITTSBURGH (UP) — Richard Montgomery lost his left arm in aerial combat over Rangoon,' but the 20-year-old master sergeant convinced the army that the loss was no handicap to his ability. He's slitl as good a radio' operator as he ever was, Montgomery wrote Gen. Dwighl D. Elsenhower. General "Ike" thought so ,too, after reading the sergeant's Plea. As a ersult, Montgomery Is back in the army—the first disabled' vet to re-enlist in his old grade. Mitiers in Think of Christmas and Return to the Coal Pits DUHAN'GO, .Colo., Doc. 9.—(UP) ' —Santa clans is move important than John ,L..Lewis to this town's united .mine workers who returned to work ioday in open dellaiice of their union chief. "Christinas Is coming on and , we're broke," they told onlookers as they trudged back lo six renp- I encd pits. I All 40 of '-be town's strikers were [back at work. It represented a break in the 17-day nationwide coal strike, but was no indicnl I n that any of Colorado's S.OOb other strikers would stop their walkout. Throughout the nation some 400,- WJO members of the United Mine Workers (AFLI arc on strike. Frank Martinez, local president of the Duranyo union, sail! his members just didn't care what miners in other towns thought about it. | "Nobody* told us to stop or to .start working," he -said. "We decided we weren't gelling anywhere so we went back to work." "All t"iie men are just about broke," he said. j v tQpK HEKS! *.\bU MAY'PAY 1 . CASH - •V <DR BUPQET '?•• YOUR PURCHASES lioml'mber— It Talii-s Only 3 Minutes In Ojieh a Cliarfie Acciuilil :il Fitzpatrick Jewelry Stores Ark. HIATHfiVIl.LK, ARK. Rikrstim, MCI. d; Ark. SAVE NOW ON FALL'S NEW STYLES! \ jr, \i AND ONLY GIVES QUALITY AT SUITS 50% OFF! 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