The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 24, 1947 · Page 4
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•LiJTMBVILLB fAKK.) COUKOTK IfBWB Rubber Industry Strike is Averted 110,000 Members of r CIO Union Agree to Cr f f.5 Cent Hourly Hike CLEVELAND, O., March M. (UP) —Spokesmen {or the Big Four of the rubber industry said today they hoped no price increase would bo necessary to compensate for a $50,000,000 wage. Increase granted to 110.000 employes. ;• The rubber firms'^- Goodrich, Goodyear, Firestone nnd U. S. Ruu- bcr—granted their workers nn livi- .cent hourly wage increase late Sat- _urday, a little more than 24 hours before a scheduled walkout. The Increase is retroactive to Feb. 2. Th(j raise was a compromise be- twee;r 'tho union's demand of 10 cents and the His Four's offer of 10.cents. ^Cohijiany officials estimated ihe increase would -cost between £40,000,000 and $50,000.000 annually and sald-'lhey hoped to make up tiie amount through Increased produc- C-iioujand sales. L. _M. Buckingham, legal coun- seUfoV, tho Big Four, snld the sct- tlemeiit "intiy set a pattern for wage .increases in most other industries since this is the first industry-vide contract of the year. .The CIO United Rubber Workers Union was the first labor group to -settle-last year for an IB'.-l-ccnt hourly wage Increase, a figure that set .the pattern for most Industry. s , .The, lili-ccnt Increase boosts the { nvera'ge hourly rubber worker from j '$1.49 to $l.GOVj. ! . The^ new contract provides that ."the. [general .wage scale shall he • subj«t to reopening at the end or j ' 120 dSys alter the date of the agree{ ment upon 15 days written notice j • by either party. '» . Mount bati en Takes Oath ln?New Delhi NEW DELHI, March 24—(UP) — " Admiral Viscount Mountbatlcn was sworn in as viceroy of India today un"cj'"in n precedent, - shuttering speech from the viceregal throne called for ihe goodwill of all India :n reaching a solution "within the next few months." ..Never before in history had n newly-appointed viceroy delivered o speech from the throne, but nf- ter Hiking the onth from Chief Justice Sir Patrick Spens, Mountbat- " to the gilt dais nnd Violent CriPnes on Rise Figures show number of crimes In U. S. per day tor 1946 and 1945. Figures for 1946 ore kigh- cr in all coses. Crosshatch sections indicate percentage increases for 1946. < SLAIN RACED ASSAULTED Major crimes reached n new high in 1946 with a felony being committed every 18.7 seconds, soys FBi Director J. Edgar Hoover. During the average day there were 172 robberies, 081 burglaries, and 2580 larcenies, all up over 1045, in addition 'to the crime in-' creases charted above. <JnIy automobile thefts showed a decline, began speaking. "Although I believe It unusual for [i speech to be made at, the swearing |n ceremony," he said, "I should like to say a few worlds to yon nnd to India!" Pandit Jawhnrlal Nehru, vice president of the Executive Council, and TJanuat All Khan, Moslem finance minister, were noticeably surprised by the action. '. ''This is not a normal viceroyalty on which 1 am embarking," Mounl- balten said. "His majesty's government has resolved to transfer ix>w- er In June of next year. Since the new constitutional amendments must be made and mcmy complicated questions of administration resolved — all of which will take time lo effect—this means n solution must be reached within the next few months." While Mountbaltcn spoke from beneath the red and green canopy of the viceregal throne a IB-hour daily curfew was in effect In the old city of Delhi. Four persons were k<!led thei'e yesterday in clashes between Moslems and Sikhs. Lad of Seven Dies a Hero in Georgia Fire GAINESVILLE. Ga., March 24 — (UP)—A seven-year-old boy died a hero yesterday afler a futile at- '.etnpt lo save hts mother and onc- yoar-old sister from their burning borne. The fire started when the boy's mother pill kerosene on n stove •lire. After first running from the house, Ernest went tack and cur rled his brother Ralph. 4, lo safe ty. He returned to save his molhei. Mrs, E. D. Cothran, and hl s baby sister, Shirley Jean. Falling on tin aUemnl. lie received the burn which led lo his death. Still conscious when brought to the hospital, Ihe boy snUA he last saw his mother as she was trying lo crawl out the window. Tlie Colhran's rural home was near Liuvreuccvllle, Cla. Sailing Vessels Near Havana In 14th Classic 'HAVANA. Ct.'oa., 'Ma'rcli 24. (UP) —'Hie sloop "Glclon," owned by U. Hernandoroma, of Havana, was ..1 luii leau today in the 'Htli annual sailing race from St. Petersburg to 'Havana buc the U. S, Coast Guard said it wa,s hot ex- j»'::ted to arrive here before noon. Close behind the Ciclon were J. AI. McDonald's • ketch Valkaricn of lioston, Howard bee's yawl Gulf- slrcnm of Houston, J. Stanford's yawl Hostess It of Toledo, O., and llurlo'.v Davos's sloop of Fort Lnu- derdale. Fla. ..Cutters and yawl s had an advantage over heavier craft because of U 20-mile breeze which shifted. Head Courier News Want Ads. MOSCOW Cuntijiiifd from Faft I. lie. There had been no explanation why H was omitted from the Potsdam communique. The British and French agreed willi the United States on Inclusion of .such n clause In the Austrian treaty, nut Feodor Gusev of Russia . 5 n!d he would not discuss the matter until after Yugoslav representatives hnd been heard. After two weeks of discussion here, l!ie United states and Britain headed into the hsird bar- aalniiiK stage of the conference with identical ba-lic foreign policies for Germany. An important member of the American deleuatlon confirmed the evidence "coining' from the two weeks of-Big Four talks with the statement, "there are n<> dttfer- 6nces' on any fundamentals bc- Iwoon the United states atid Brit- a'n on Germany, pur tactics vary In some cases but not our basic polcles." The foreign ministers council was in recess until Tuesday, when it will start Belting down to horse- liadinjt. All parties have set forth their views on most fundamental Issues in Germany, and the next step Is to seek reconciliation of the conflicts. A special committee was busy coordinating and comparing the mass of proposals made by Russia. France, Britain and Ihe United Stales. Never has Ihc identity of Anglo- American policy reached such n peak in posl-\var conferences as here. This closeness of views comes sliurlly after the TransAtlantlc ar- Bumenl. between Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin and President Trn- niun over Palestine. It also coincides with American debate i». as- smnnlB Britain's commitments in Men and women everywhere acclaim THE NEWEST CHEVROLET Setting a new high order of BIG-CAR QUALITY AT LOWEST COST I I You'll find it's bigger-looking . . . it's bellef- lwkity[ . . . it oitt-slylt'S, oul-ntlncs, ont-saref till other cars in in field . . .for it gins you Big-Car quality at lowest prices and at remarkably low cost for gtis, oil and upkeep! Men and women everywhere arc giving this newest Chevrolet the most enthusiastic welcome any new cat lias ever received! Ami you'll find they are preferring it above all others not only because it is the most btituti/al of all low-priced cars... or the most fagj/or/./ and ride in ... or even the m o s t de/wMfc ffrformtr on street, liill or highway ... hut also because they are convinced it's the rnii car th.it combines all these advantages of BIG-CAR quality at the Iwest [rices and at such remarkably low cost of operation and upkeep. Come in it clay! Sec this c.ir which creates a new high otdcr of BIG-CAR QUALITY AT LOWI-ST COST—this car which is jirjt in fmdnclha and therefore destined to be first m atailaliiiitj far delinry 10 you nnd your f.imilyT Place and kcTfi your order with us for this newest Chevrolet. LOY EICH CH EVROLET CO. 301 W, Walrfut Greece. Boine Americans have a recline of restrained optimism about con- cH'iicc progress but are wltlihold- i;j dciinltc judgment until ihc next stage or negotiations lias developed somewhat. The Anglo- American program meets opposition 'loin Russia, France or both on virtually all proposals. Stumble Over Kriiaj-atloiis fioparaltons are the key lo many dif-.-n-nccs. All dclt-enles believe llir.l agreement would be lorlhcom- on other basic issues if the reparations problem is settled. United Slates and KrKain um houlder to shoulder in opposition to the Soviet demand for high rep- en.tlons from current German pro- •IllCtiOll. The two countries are foo*ig an aiiiiunl deficit of several hundred nilllon dollars In their zones. They O'JJJOSB reparation; payments trom current production unless Ihcy get n prior KUnrnnlce of «'ono»iic unification. They also ask assurance hat first priority for German jxro- d'Jelloii will be for exports to pay off the Anglo-American inve.st- me;nt in Germany and make the country self-suslaininj;. Otherwise, the Anglo-Americans irjmc, they would be pouring money into the Western zones to the Germans alive, while production would be going out the other dircc- Phone 578 lion as reparations. Secretary of St.-ite George ci. Marshall claim* this Is tumamuunt to in? united H'.'Uos paying foe tile Soviets' reparations. Olhcr issue.? on which the 1W1- ish and American policies are identical, or nearly ss>, Include: <1) Future German Government I ---They Kant about tho same kind or decentralized federal stales France wants ail even looser fed- iciilion and Russia wants a more powerful central government, '2) Immediate crciillon of a provisional German Kovornmcnl. The Soviets agree to this, but the French oppose It. '3) increase in the level .of Cici'tnnny's peacetime industry. The A^glo-Amerlcans want an increase so Germany can sustain hersplf through exports. The Soviets waiy it for creation of reparation goods. (4) Opposition lo creation of a special Four-power regime for control of the induslriai Ruhr, now iu the British Zone. Both the Soviets and French favor the Four- Power plan. '5) Merger of the Anglo-American zones. The Soviets charge this vloliitcs the Potsdam agreement. Hi) Immediate zonal boundaries MONDAY, MARCH. 24, 1047 all purposed except marking Icivitork's fct security troops. elimination of in Germany for marking the The Roberf Henry Presents ALJACKSON , and His Orchestra Armory Hall, Blyfhevillc Monday Night, March 24 Come See Memphis' Most Outstanding Dance Band Has been stationed in a White Nighf Club - for more than two years Seats Reserved for White Spectators Adm. 75c Driiish and Americans demand I all Germany and (juaraniecs of complete freedom of movement for I b.islc freedoms lor all Germans. CASH You Get $10O "$"260" $300 $500 $750 $1000 Monthly Payment! 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