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SATURDAY, .JANUARY H, 1017 HLYT11KVIU,K (AKK.)'^COUKIEK NKWS AFL Plans For Southern Drive Hope To Increase Wages 10 to 15 Per Cent In South Monty Receives $8,000 Sable From Stalin BY WAKItCN W. SCmVHI) VnltPd I'ress Staff Corrcspoiulmt ATLANTA, Go., Jan. 11 — lUP> — George L.. Googc, soinlHTii tlircctor of the An.cTicaii FciU-rulion of Labor, predicted here loeluy that or- d labor's efforts in the Souili 1947 would brnig between »»> additional 10 to 15 per cent rise In industrial vLages. "The AFL will try to (jet the highest possible wages for labor thai tlie Iccal employer can pay ami still stay Ui business." Ooouc said. "Our first contract negotiated this year—covering 15011 workers with the Tennessee Copper Company—provides for a 12i v per cent pay raise. And dial's about Hie pattern lor 19-17," Ooogc said. "Thai's the difference between us and the CiO," he added. "The CIO wants industry-wide wa_ hikes — but they don't give any thought, to the ability u r the owner to pay." , At the start of this year AFL strenctli In H Southern stales was slightly higher than 2,000.000 workers, nut no AFL organizers, 500 representative* of international; AFL. unions and 2.500 local business agents for lite union will strive to bring the organization totals closer to the $5,000,000 mark, Googc .said. Googe, who has headed the A PL's Southern group for 20 year.s. said that his organization would spend S2.500.000 during 1U47 in its drive for increased membership. "We've got, a tough job ahead of us in West Virginia, Virginia. The Carolinas, Florida. Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee. Kentucky, Arkan£.is, Oklahoma, Texas. Mississippi ~ind Louisiana." Googe said, "because we must overcome the hostile attitude of management, legislatures and the public.' 1 "But we're making progress—and I think we'll continue to do so. Despite the fact Hint in the textile industry—the Smith's leading Industrial occupation—ivnges have jumped to 72 cents an hour. Back in 1933 textile, workers were receiving only 22 cents an hour." He said the union is having a "very difficult time in Mississippi, which lags 25 year.s behind most of the South in industrialization." In addition, he said, the state has the lowest annual income per capita in the country. "We've been very successful in Florida in lining up the citrus industry with n potential of 75,000 workers," he said. "Ally. Gen. J. Tom .-.WntsonV, 'Right-, UK••.- Woi'k'* amendment to the Florida constitution doesn't take in the citrus workers in packing plants and canneries. , ttg "That's inter-state commerce, and the workers come under the NLRB rather than the state law. So we figure Watson is pretty well ^.ymied. And we plan to take in "lie citrus field workers in our National Farm Labor union winch was set up last August.' 1 He said that "oubllc hostility to organized labor In the South Is "something that must be overcome." Googe pointed to a letter he had received from a Barncsville, Ga., executive. "I was born in Savannah and have spent, all my life in Georgia." Googe said. "But the AFL is Just going to have to educate the people that progress is wi'h us—and we're definitely not trying to over- BY WALTER CKONKITl; United ['less Staff Correspondent MOSCOW. Jan. 11. (UP)— Field Marshal viscount Montgomery was ready to slart home today, carrying an $8,000 sable lined coat given him al Premier Josef Stalin's farewell dinner. Tile magnificent gift, final token of the friendliness which the Russians showed the British military leader, was presented by -Marshal Alexander Vassilevsky,' Soviet chief of staff. H was Vassilcvsky's own long grey dress coat and accompanying gray caracul hat. Vassilevsky arose Tom a sick tied to attend Stalin's banquet in the Kremlin last night and present the gift. Montgomery sat at Statins' right, during Die dinner. Montgomery modeled the coat for the laughing gUcsls after dinner. Stalin called In photographers to gel pictures of Montgomery posing j conditions. with Stalin and Foreign Minister Wallace was firoc! V. M. Molotov. (Radio Moscow reported that all .Moscow morning newspapers pub- Wallace 'Enjoys' Speech Freedom Says U. S. Policy Toward Russia Could Lead To Conflict PAGE THREE WASHINGTON, Jan. 11. iUP> — Henry A. Wallace said last night that the United stall's' present policy toward Russia L'oiild lead to war. Wallace, now editor of the New Republic Masa/.ine, was ([Ue.siioncd by four reporters in a radio broadcast (Mutual's "Meet the S'ress".) "The most certain way of attaining war with Russia is by going along the way we are. tryiuj? to bo lough with Ihe Soviet Un- it'ii," the former Secretary of Commerce .said. • / He "also said he believed the United Stales and Groat Britain would u.se the atomic Comb "in an aggressive way under certain conditions." Me did not specify the llshccl pictures of Stalin and Montgomery together.) Uefore the dinner Montgomery talked privately for more than an hour witli Stalin. Earlier lie had a talk with Vassilevsky. H was announced that Prank Roberts, British minister in Moscow, was accompanying Montgomery back to London. from liis cabinet post by President Truman for .speaking out against die "be linn with Russia" policy of retiring Stee/e Post Office Volume Nearly Doubles The year I!) Hi was another record breaking year for the post ollice nt KtiTlt 1 , Mo. The volume of business trans- ruii'd lor. Ihe year 1!)U> was f.311,- Ni'J.li:! as compared with SlQ-l.'lio.l'J I'm 1 liliri or an inn-case almost 100 per cent over tlu> banner year )!H5. IJunni; IIu> year 191G, the St>!nlc i>i!i<T isjinrd SL.Mti.M9.00 in >noucy orders and SiW.SMB.TO In postal ii.Jles a total of $!MI).lf>1.1G. Gross iwi-ijjis isiamp sales, box rent, etc.' totaled 5ai,n2.!)0. an Increase over ui-15 D| about S-I.OOO. Urn-inn Ihe fiscal ynir ID-Hi the otl'kc mulled out '277 C.O.D. packages while in the tlrst six months of the present n.scal year it has mailed inii collect cm delivery pucHagcs. ur at (he rate of [iooo per year. I'oMniaslfi 1 Max Kelley pointed out dial the expected slump uflcr ihr lirst ul the year has fui'o.l lo mnicrlali/c and 19!7 now bills fair I" be miuiher ivond breaking year. Secretary of Stale James 5-'. uyrnes. Negro Electrocuted TUOKKK I'UI.SON FARM Ark., 11. <Ul>>—Clifton Holmes, 2C, He said he was "exceedingly' pleased" " Arkansas Airports Get $518,000 Federal Grants •WASHINGTON, Jan. 11. (UP) — Seventeen small Arkansas airports had the approval today of Civil Aeronautics Administration funds totaling more than a half million dollars for construction and improvements. It was a part of a $71,500,000 program sponsored by ihe CAA for building and improving 800 airports across the nation. The federal government is footing about hall the cost with tile remainder raised from local sources. Arkansas airports will receive S518.0BO federal money, and local sources will put up KJ81.0CT. Stinging total improvements to $1,193,000. Airports benefiUing in Arkansas include those at Faycltcvillc. Rus- scltville, Helena-West, Helena, Mena. Scarcy, Fordycc, -Batesvllle. Harrison, McGchec-Dermott, West Memphis. Malvern, Crossett, Monticello, Magnolia, Warren, Gurdon and Flippin. Mr. Truman's state ol the union message, his economic report, and his choice of Gen. George C. Marshall as Sfcrctaiv ol Stale. Discussing U. S. policy toward Russia, Wallace said: "By cutting off loans to Poland and Czechoslovakia, we cause these countries lo turn lo Ttussia and her domination, and in effect build up the power of the Soviet that might bring about die possibility of war." I He said it would lessen the "ex- ] plosive situation" In Eastern Europe if the United Stales allowed these countries "loans and economic credits." Wallace said a third U. S. political party will become a necessity if the "present chaotic two parly .system" continues. By this, he said, "I mean conservative Democrats and conservative Republicans." O. Phone 2882 for a Taxi K. CAB Jaik Marsh, throw Ll^c government or anything like that." Gcogn charged that the rival CIO had "only succeeded in getting stale legislatures and people in the ^puih mad at labor." He said the AFL does not enter into gubernatorial and local state political fights but saves Us biff guns for the national elections where "those fellows influence national Inljnr legislation." CALL" 4 ... every thing in UNITED INSURflNCE Let Us Help You— STOP DRINKING 1 There is no medical remedy f^r I ! drink . . . but we can help you J i resist Us influence! No cost'to you i [ —only co-operation. • I JUbT CONTACT ! E | I Alcoholics Anonymous ! ! Box 873—Blythcville, Ark. J Come To: U-DO-IT LAUNDRY Open S M. m. - Tucsdav and 'i tiursd;iv With Those Dirty Clothes — Close 5:30 p. m. NiKhts Open Till 0 o'CIock 323 North 2nd St. "SAY FELLOW This Is Confidential! With plowing season.just around the cor- nci, I'm taking my 1'arniaH • Tractor right down lo Helta Implements for a good (joins over. No use taktnf a chance on breakdowns and lost, time! DELTA IMPLEMENTS INCORPORATED WHY SUFFER From Cold Weather? When you tan simply call 597 ;md have your groceries anO meats delivered free by our nev? fast SCOOTER DELIVER!'. We guarantee you must be satisfied with otir selection. Fresh Dressed X'oultry daily . . . Mcadowbrook Milk.' * Cl Highway Norlli—riionc 5U7 CECIL LOWE Grocery & Moots CHAMBLIN SALES CO. STUDEBAKER Sales — Service We liny ami Sell GOOD U.SHI) CARS Railroad & Ash Srs. Phone Be Sure! INSURE With The FIRST NATIONAL INSURANCE AGENCY 108 North Second DIAL 2311 For Complete Protection CHAS. HITTNER TODAY — Bring Us Your Poultry Hens —25c Cocks 18c Geese Ducks . 24cLcghorn Hens Al Our Kcsidencc, 1711 \V. Vint; W. T. DAVIS 24c 20c I'iue liluft Negro, was vicr-iro- culed here, yesterday morning for criminal assault upon n lU-sv 1'lnc Bluff girl. He was convlelod lust March, and appeal lo du> Arkansas Su- Wyoillllu; ]I;IK fCWfr rlinelK'S nlld -• -riini-rininni farms tiKluy thuii It hud Icii years HHO, ' preme Cimrl ' trinl. failed to i;n In him Reviews Of State Laws Being Sent Attorneys KAYUrraVlLLK. Al'k., .lull. 'UP)-Tin. first issue or the Ar- "sas. I.iuv Review. I'lLHecl Ijy members u( (he (ncully niul « student cdllolhil Ixmil of (he Unl- vcrsiiy of Arkuiisiis Si-hool of Law, hi>s tome fioin (he press mid is now l) C -|iin (iisli'lbiiled (o luwyors ol the stale, il wus annnuhci'il heie today Ijy Deau Robert A. Lellur of 'In- law school. STARTS RELIEF IN OUST6 SECONDS FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OR ANY EXCAVATON J. LOUIS CHERRY He presenting ' New York Life Insurance Hlylliisvllle, Ark. Co. BABY BEAR AUTOMATIC ELECTRIC WATER HEATERS 3'/ 2 Gal. - 5 Gal. - 7Gal. ALVIN HARDY FURNITURE ICllKl Mil ill I'lKHlf 2:1(12 . Where Your Flowers Arc—You Arc! OUR cull In us will iiiTiini/e to Inivc your romcnihranci's sent, iml jtisl ;>:icc, lint niontli iifliT tiMinlli. Auk iilioiil Lliis pliin. [^FLOWER SHOP K.T.I). Service We Drllvei Anvvvherc I'll. 4!)1 Mrs. .1. M. (aim-) XVilllanis, iiwiu-r (ilcneuu Illilj;. Kill Chninblin — I.ci Chamblin No Waiting! No Delay! In Arkansas - Missouri Tennessee - Mississippi 4% LOANS On Good Business and Residential Property in Towns of Over 2500 MONEY PAID ON DAY OF APPLICATION IF TITLE IS SATISFACTORY Call or Write FLORIDA REAL ESTATE 10AH COMPANY " ANDREW J. FLORIDA, Vice-President PHONE 210 Mississippi County Bank Building Osceolo, Arkansas I'lione 2G11 TIRE HEADQUARTERS WHY WE CHOSE THE THREE BEST TIRES Dnylun Tliorobrwls iiro dalod lives !>nd Kii'n'i'ului.'d lor lil-o of tire itself. tloodyoiii'—Aloro pciiplo rklt 1 . on flood- ycar tirus and tiiljc.s limn any olIiL-r kind. Hood TiruH nru KOOI! lircs. nsk us about tbo nuw Hood OiisLom-IHiill <10l). We Mounr FREE^vcry Tiro We Sell * l.iilleries and 1lalU-ry Service. * ^^':^shill^ anil Illlini-atiii^. * Sl.iiul.ird Ivssu (J:is anil Oils. AUTO SERVICE Second and A.sli Sl.s. MARR'S FELIX A. CARNEY City Radio Repair Radios and Appliances 320 E. Main St. Phone 2407 8. J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BLDG; BLYTHEVILLB ARK. CONCRETE BU5LD5NG BLOCKS Also CULVERTS Wo arc Dealers for Inches THE FAMOUS WATERPROOFING Osceola Tile & Culvert Co. Phono 691 OSCEOLA, ARK. Yes, We Have New Cars You Can Get Yours Today! \VIU, TKAMK I-'OU l.A'I'IO M01)K1,S We. have 1111 illsjiliiy fm- lininetllalc ilcllvfry—llrunil New: ^ I'oTilInn Slrraniliners vvllli all trimmings. I HiileL Sn]icr 1-dtior. I iMcrtMiry n-l'ass(!nf;[-r tluuiic. . ' Ahii .sin'ijral laic model usctl cars and (nuikh. Come In or call, we will try (u Iniite with you. CUD I'hono 20U7 AUTO SALES Cor. Frunlilin and Main St. Levels and Lines Surveying DRAG LINE FARM DITCHES Wm. R, Overton — county surveyor Serving This Area 40 Years IMiuni! 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