The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 14, 1952 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 14, 1952
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FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 1952 BLYTHEVTLT.E (AUK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE Arkansas News Briefs— 22-Day Garment Factory Strike Ends at Paragould; AFL Back PARAOOULD—A 22-day strike against » garment lactoi-y here has euded. Members of the striking AFL Garment Workers Union returned to their jobs at the Ely & Walker Shirt Factory, company officials announced yesterday. The strike started as a sit-down slvike in the factory 1 * sewing department Feb. 20. Five days later, the plant suspended production. Forty-three sewing department employes started the strike to protest the piece rates paid for handling rayon fabrics. Fulbright, McClcllan 'Ho' Revenue Proposal WASHINGTON — Arkansas Senators Fulbright niul McClcllan voted against President Truman's plan for re-organization of the Bureau of Internal Revenue. The Senate yesterday accepted the plan 53 Uk 37. Texarkana Hotel Fire Called Accidental TEXAHKANA—State fire Marshall Walter McClnvcy of Little Rock says the fire that killed three people and gutted the Spl-.xwn Hotel here probably .started acc-identally. McClavey said yesterday lie thought the fire was slatted by smoking in bed, and probably began in the room of two of the victims, Mr. and Mrs. John Cornelius of Texarkana. Ke attributed the death of the third victim, Bruno F. Wachowski of Chicago, "in part to panic." Robbers Linked To Arkansas Job Three Couples Admit Committing Ft. Smith Holdup DENVER Wi—Three young couples, arrested here in connection with a 82.500 supermarket holdup have admitted a similar robbery Iti Ft. Smith, Ark. Police Capt. William Plor said yesterday the six persons have admitted 19 recent holdups with an negregatc loot of S10.000 to $20.000 The officer Identified those helt as Don Coulter. 21; his wife. Betty 21; Ed Weatherby, 25; his wife Ertith, 20; Herman Benton. 22, an< his wife. Ida Mae, 22. All six say they are from Burbank, Calif. NI charges have been filed agatiu them. In Ft. Smith, Chief of Police Pink Shaw said another woman identified as Mrs. A. H. Bustu Barger, 36, also was arrested wit the group. He identified her as th mother of Coulter and Mrs. Ben ton. About 33.000 was obtained in tl; PI. Smith robbery, Chief Shaw sali Four Arkansas Colleges in Need of Funds LITTLE ROCK—Four Arkansas colleges, while not exactly broke, are very badly bent. Balances of the school in the state treasury are not large enough . to support them at thsir rate oi spending money since last July 1. Comptroller Lee Roy Beasley said yesterday that two of the schools, Arkansas Tech at Russellvillc and Arkansas A. M. & N. at Pine Bluff, have arranged with local banks to hold their warrants until they get more money. He said he didn't know what arrangements the other two, Southern State at Magnolia and Arkansas State College at Jonesboro. had made. *• Beasley said tax revenue may not btart accumulating in the college's funds until May. Animals Bring Record Prices at Stock Sale LITTLE ROCK—Fifty-six animate cost a record high average ot $902 in the first annual spring fitted sale of the Arkansas Aberdeen- Angus Breeders Association. The sale, held here yesterday, is called a "fitted" sale because all animals sold are potential show .stock. The highest price paid was $3,000 for a purebred cow and calf, sold by H. C. Yelton of Hot Springs to J. H. Jackson of the Rockwood Angus Farm, Pocahontas, Ark. Phones Arkansas Vomon to Apologize "or Stealing Auto CONWAY. Ark. (AP)—A man ft'ho says he stole a cor here in 945 has asked his victim to forgive him via long distance telephone. Mrs. Frank E. Robins, widow of the publisher of (he Comvay Los Cabin Democrat, said she received a telephone call Wednesday from a 'man in Wichita, Kau., who told he stole the car. She said he asked forgiveness and-offered compensation for any inconvenience cauwd Mrs. Robins or her late husbaud. The car was stolen in November, 1345, and found near Skta- took, okla., In February. 1916. Mrs. nobins said she did not plan any criminal action against the man. to Buy Playboy Son Auto HOLLYWOOD <AP>— Evorythipp is nil riqhl now between the Ert- i'd G, Robinsons, Tut her and Mm. The .son MLV.S his hither is giving him a brntul new automobile for Ills 19th birthday ncM Wednesday. Edward Sr., the actor, ordered the youth to leave home after his Mopement to Tijuana, Mexico, with actress Fr.incls C'hl.sholm, 22. The father relented ami taihe to the boy's aid when he was arrested on a charge or Issuing a bnd check. That case is pending. Edward. Jr. is furl her elated over Ponder Quads How Two Months Old NASHVILLE. Ark. M>| — Two spread across the nation, even to months nco today the towns c,f I television shows In New York and Nashville and Murlrccsboro, Ark., were in on uproar. And that excitement quickly Zoning Rules Beaten In Walk by Pedestrian OKLAHOMA CITY, (If) — "Is this a 15-cenl, z^ne?" inquired the pas- -sen;;er before boarding the bus. No, explained the driver. It would cost him 20 cents. The cheaper zone started one block farther. "Well, if you have time," th e old | gentleman suggested, "let me walk down there — then pick me up." \ The driver complied. It started when a shaky father walked into a Nashville hospital and said: "I've aoi four babies- three boys and a girl—and they're nil mine." Thus the Ponder quadruplets became four of Southwest Arkansas' most popular residents. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard I'oncler appeared on television shows, the Mm freesI>oro Join The Demand For— Lions Club started a (und to build the family a new home, and Papa Ponder got a job with the Arkansas Highway Department. Hospital attendants say all four babies are saining weight and do- Ing fine. But they're celebrating their birthday quietly—still In their Incubators, Ihe prospect of landing a movie role. If he geLs it he'll play A cab } driver. Better Cough Relief When new drugi or old fail to jtop your cough or ch«t cold don't delay. Creomulsion contains only safe, helpful, proven ingredients and no narcotics to disturb nature's process. It goes right lo Ihe seat of the trouble to aid nature soothe and htal jaw, tender, inflamed bronchial membranes. Guaranteed lo please you or druggist refundsmoney. Creomulsion has stood the test of many millions of users. CREOMULSION ulimi C9U(hi, Chen Coljv, Acgta l™«*iti« Highway Work Delayed by Lock Of Engineers LITTLE ROCK (AP) Curtail- nent of State Highway Department vork orders on jobs already con- racted for or ready for contract- ng may be necessary because of a ihortage of resident engineers. Highway Director Olen Pullerton said yesterday that the department has only 42 resident engineers on 105 construction jobs. He said that 12 more engineers are needed immediately. P. R. Oliver, Bureau of Pujjlic Roads district engineer, described the situation as critical, and pointed out that surrounding states are paying about $100 more for resident engineers than Arkansas' legal maximum salary of 3385 per month. In the south temperate zone, the vernal equinox, or the beginning of spring, spring, is Sept. 23. The summer solstice is Dec. 21. Four Bondsmen Seek to Halt "Purchase Vote UTTLE ROCK W>—Four men, all friendly toward the administration of Gov. McMath, have registered a6 bondsmen with the Arkansas Supreme Court to underwrite the cost of a hearing on (he suit to prevent a popular vote on the controversial new purchasing act. John H. Greene. Little Rock insurance man; R. A. Young Jr., Ft. Smith equipment dealer; Jack Stephens, Little Rock* investment broker, and T. L. Fisher, Mnlvern . businessman, yesterday registered with the high court. The Supreme Court had directed the taxpayers who filed suit attacking validity of petitions to put the new law (Act 242 of 1951) on the ballot to "execute bond for cost" of the hearings. Heatings will begin Monday before Wayne Upton, Little Rock attorney appointed by the Suprenn Court as its commissioner. . Two Highway Work Changes Recommended LITTLE ROCK f/Pj—Federal Bu rcau of Public Roads oflicals hav recommended two changes in right of-way practices of the State High way Department. C. W. Phillips, chief right-of-wa engineer for the federal agenc' and F. R. Oliver. 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