The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 17, 1946 · Page 12
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December 17, 1946

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

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TWELVE Industry Faces Orgy of lawsuits Congressmen Study Placing Time Limits On Employers' Liability By CHARLKS II. IIKRKOM) (UBJt*d Press S(a« Corrasiiantleut) WASHINGTON, Dec. 17.—A controversy Involving an rstlmalcrl JG.000,000,000 in wages appeared curtain today of bringing congrcsstjiial efforts to limit liability of employers under the federal wage-hour net. At Issue Is the length of (linn that workers should be allowed to file suits to claim overtime und"r ilic act. The Labor Department favors a three-year limitation, but it is not yet certain whether President Truman will submit this specific recommendation to tile new Congress. Industry unsuccessfully sought a one- year limit In the last Congress a'id Is expected to try npain. The new controversy rcim'.lcd from a Supreme Court decision lost June In the Ml. Clemlan. Mich., pottery case. The court ruled Hint workers were entitled to pnv for "walking time" from the moment they entered upon company prop-1 erty, and for "mnke ready" r.otivi- tles preparing for work. In a request for a rehearing, (he Michigan Manufacturers' Association estimated that the liability of »ll employers might total ?0 000000,000 \t the ruling stood. The court refused the request and HO CIO »nd APL unions have begun hundreds of suits to collect wages fin- changing clothes, setting up jobs and walking time. The United Steehvorkers, United Auto Workers and United Elecliiuil ..Workers,,all CIO, and United Mine Workers (APU are the most nctiv The steclworkers have filed suits claiming an estimated $300000000 from subsidiaries of United Stulci Steel Co., Republic, Bethlehem and several other big steel produce's The union has announced it will take court action wherever ncc-s- sary against "several hundred" b-- •'collect 6 ' aIUl fnljrlcatll| S i> ltml * to District 50 of the Mine Workn-s is re-examining 1,500 contrncts to determine claims for walking : ,nd 7!£ ke rcady tlmc - Om official said 100 suits would be nieci in the Hale of Ohio alone. The sleclworl-.ers (AUK.) COURIER NEWS XS-1 Tested In California Carrying the AAP's first rocket-propelled plan,). ,,11-20 lakes off from ,,„ AAI , 1;as(! al Muroc After this picture was taken, the revolutionary lillie ,,lain was released to make its initial power flight'. nilniitc-s.nlnu minutes on power. (NUA Tc-lephoto.) rhe little plane, a Bell XS-1, flew for 19 Sues Over 'Hot Seat' COLUMBUS, O. (UP)—A "hot seat" prank may prove to be a costly one—just $5.000 worth. Attorney w. Sheldon Marshall has filed a suit for $5,000 dam- won porlal-to-poilal pay for lion ore miners In the Tennessee Coal t Iron Co. case 111 1010 and the JMW for coal miners In Ilic Jowell Rlclge, Ky. Coal Co., case in 1045. Under the wage-hour Inw enacted in 1038. employers are liable for claims unck to passage of tlic act except in stales where n -:lat- ute of Ilinilalions inny lw apjilic-.l. The bulk of Ihesc state laws limit, collections to three years, .industrialized Pennsylvania allows t\x years. Raymond Sincthurst. a counsel fer the National Association of Manu- taclurers, said "relroacllve veiaoh- lonlng of federal law by the conns" has created "serious problems" for industry. He said in the NAM law digest Hint the wage-hour act presents I he most serious of these problems because "the meaning of ninny nf its terms Is uncertain" although ll was passed in 1938. ages from John- P. Henry, drug store proprietor, because of personal jnjm-ics resulted when a fluid was poured on n motor boat scat at Buckeye Lake. The Iliiid burned through the scat of Marshall's trousers and caused a large blister. The Negro, Tohe Unities, escape-l but later mis "smoked out" of u nearby house, Murireesboro polici 1 reported. I'ollee Patrolman Herbert Mo- Clanahan wa!> reported to Ije shrvt TUUSDAY, IJKCKJIUICK 17, UMli In the head and In n serious condition. Sheriff Earl McKnlght, Chief of Police Wash Powell and l-'Jre Chief li. B. Quartos received minor v.-ounds. The s:iber-toolh tiger killed its uc-tims by slabbing Instead of >>ll- Inu. This animal roamed over lite United States in prehistoric days. WAKN1NXJ OltDKIt In Hit Chancery Court, Clilcka- suwliii District, Mlssissijipi Cuun- !>', Arkansas. Kulii li.' Pcnnlnylon Plalnlilf vs. No. 0910 Claude Allen Pennington. Jr Defendant. The defendant Claude Allen Pen- nlnston, Jr., Is heTeby warm-:! ,io appear within thirty days In (he court named in the caption hereof of and answer Ihe complaint of Ihc plainlirr Kula- 15. Pcnnlngton Da It'll this Dili clay ol December, 11110. HAHVEY MOHUrs, Clerk Uy Hetty Smith, n. c. Gene B. Bradley, Ally, for Pltf. 12i 10-17-;! 1-31 CALL "t .everything in "INSURANCE" UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY Over Guard Jtn.try 5lor« A. F. DIETRICH, Mgr. FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE RQADS OR ANY Negro on Trial Seizes Weapons, Wounds Four Men MURFREESBOHO. Telin., Ucc. 17 ' (UP)—Three police officers unil the I clly fire chief were wounded, one seriously. Monday when a Nei;ro on , trial escaped, obtained pistols niul a shotgun, ami opened fire. Furniture is the Ideal Gift! Floor Lamps — Table Lamps Innerspfing Mattresses — Box Springs Alvin Hardy Furniture Co: 113 East Main phone All Om Employees ate War Veteran*. Pamper Your Winter Coat You pick out your winter coiit cnrelully . . . make sure it stays in Ilic same yoocl condition by luUlUB us clean Itl PHONE 3738 BOONE CLEANERS When you*gbtta blow you GOTTA BLOW! R. H. GOOSEY N. Highway Cl Across from f.'cmiji. Forma 1 1 Tractors Get Better Care at Your McCormick Deering Dealers. Bring it to— >s j , .. Delta Implements,- Inc: 312 So. 2ad St.' Phone 863 Place Your Orders NOW For Christmas Ducks, Geese TURKEYS American Lady Foods PICKARD'S Phono 2043 1044 Chickasawba CHAMBLIN SALES CO. STUDEBAKER Sales — Service GIFT GOODS-TOYS We Iiavc the largest selection of gift goods and toys <li.sii);iyt't|. You will have lo see our display before you can realize just how large our stock really is. We in- vile you to visit our store—new goods arriving daily, It will pay you to ljuy early. Uudgel sales can be had— Blan Heath Auto & Home Supply I'hone 828 419 West Main St. Your Flo wen Are—You Are! One call to ua will arrange to have ., remembrances sent, not just once, but i month after month. Aak about this plan. T^FLOWER SHOP .v ,.f' TJ)> f*. *H Mn. t. M. (MM) Aarvlun •vl'a BUY HIM A TIRE FOR XMAS We have just received a large shipment of tires We Buy and Sell . POOD USED CARS Dill Cbuibtim — L«t Railroad eV Ash Sri. Phont JJlti We suggest a Complete Crake Inspection — RIGHT NOW! LOY EICH Chevrolet Co. Be Sure! INSURE With The FIRST NATIONAL INSURANCE AGENCY 108 North Second DIAL 2311 For Complete Protection CHAS. H1TTNER No Waiting! No Delay! In Arkansas - Missouri Tennessee - Mississippi 4% LOANS On Good Business and Residential Property In Towni of Over 2500 MONEY PAID ON DAY OF APPL/CAT/ON IF TITLE IS SATISFACTORY Call or Writ* FLORIDA REAL ESTATE LOAN COMPANY | ANDREW I. FLOBIDX, 3Pc6-Pr«stden« SHONE Il| ,/v Mlsslsilppl Counry Bank Buildlnf ^^|| ^H Osccola, ArKansag MHiR isscnscr Cur Tires 475-19 550-18 550-17 550-16 600-16 650-16 700-15 MUD CHAINS Truck Tires 600-16 700-15 750-16 650-20 700-20 700-20 6 ply 6 ply 8 ply 8 ply 8 ply 10 ply 750-20 10 ply 900-20 10 ply REBUILT BATTERIES Your One Stop Station MARR'S AUTO SERVICE Second and Ash Sts. FELIX A; CARNEY Cify Radio Repair Radiot and Appliance* 320 E. Main St. Phone 2407 S.J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BLD6. BLYTHEVIILE ARK. • i Mane 3646'ewl2S25 Chiropractic for Health Hours 9 to 12 and 2 to 6 DR. TORSTEN LINDQUIST Netirocalonietor Service Guard Bldg., 209i/ 2 W. Main Phone 3170, Blytheville, Ark. _ . «*"*«*"*.X!*C!+"*j^ CONCRETE BUILDING BLOCKS Also CULVERTS SSttSE We an Dealers for THE FAMOUS WATERPROOFING Osceoia Tile & Culvert Co. Phone 691 OSCEOLA, ARK. WANTED Used Cars and Trucks WE BUY—SELL—OR TRADE The Top Dollar Paid in C-A-S-H NO DELAY — NO KKD TAPE We Now Have A Few Nice Ones • For Sale or Trade BUD WILSON AUTO SALES Phone 2037 Cor. Franklin and Main St. WASH TUBES A. Tolerant Alan BY LESLIE TURNER EE, GUESS WOT!/ YVHKT'S THWP. BUT I \1NEYER HOLD ft SRUDC-E.KWWX 1 THOUGHT \ NOT AGWKST A LADY WHO ,<MY' 'OlS SWD SME \ HEIP ME GET WNVa=, K= 1 CM WhS !>,BRMEH, &WOTH HER RUFFLED FEMHER.S VITUPERMIDE/ / (VNP CURRY HER. GOOD WILL! . CAROL HEmRD ThW TH' / IISTEM, WA.SK. CALL THE THERE.ML RJGHT! THEY \ IN LQCX! NOW TO COUNTUSS C>\ GANIINt HOTELi AND TRY TO CON" WOULPNT ADMIT IT TILL I COKTRIVE SOME WAV IS IN TOWN'. STOPPW X FIRN\ THM- BST DON'T M TIV HOTEL . . /\ MENTION NW NMAE ' I CONVINCED 'EN\ I WASN'T A3EPOR.TEK... SNB SHE WA.NTS KED KYJJKK BY FRED RARMAN W'/'.E': j 1\^ NE51ER V'ALlElil-C.VJ- 'T^V Jr= RU5TLES.S 1 llfXiu __ C HE 1031 •• ~_$ V •( ^l^_-< f , »Y V. T. 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