The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 13, 1950 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 13, 1950
Page 12
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PAGB TWELVE ULYTHEVILLK (AUK.) COURIER NEWS JANUAKX 13, 1950 Phone Walkout Monday Possible Union Notifies Six Governors It Feels 'Free to Strike' Then ST. LOUIS, Jan. U. Ml—Union officials today formally served not Ice on governors of (be stx slates served by Southwestern Bel! Telephone Co. that they feel free to call » strike alter midnight Sunday. That date marks the cmi of truce arranged by Gov. Forrest of Missouri. Division 20. CIO Communication: Workers of America, nmde known Its position In telegrams to each of the governors. The telegram!! said the union "tins made every effort." lo settle the contract dispute with Southwestern BeJI and that it would continue to stiive for fl peaceful setllcmen through Jan. 15 as recommended by a governors' conference Dec. 29. The telegrams added: "The divl Eton stands ready and willing • ti carry out its commitment lo fol low tlie recommendation. . . . t< submit the dispute to arbitration. "We regret that. the. . . telephon company refu?os to recognize it responsibilities lo the public and II employes, as it- concentrates It.s ef forts to force a disruption of Uric phone servire. Tlils Adrrrlislnr "The company is spending thon sands upon thousands of the tele phone subscribers' doHars fo <newspaper) advertising In a val attempt to discredit tills union an to excuse the company's haught. uncompromising and reckless att ttide. "\Ve regret that your recommcn dations have not been carried out Frank P. Lonergan. union vi< president, said the telegrams d not necc.ssarily mcnti the union 50.000 workers would strike at night Sunday, A strike dati added, would not be revealed forehand." It was considered possible the union would- not strike February, when a nationwide phone walkout, is scheduled. , There were no indications that the company and union won Bet together in negotiations befo the Jan. 15 deadline. The deadlock developed last Fi day when the company turned down the union's demand for a IS-cc'iit*- an-hour wage Increase. Fourteen other issues also are involved. :. 1 "be th lull tcl ARMED FORCES ARMY Relative »iie of the armed forces « calculated in the President's budget (or fiscal year anding June 30. 1951. President Truman has asked Congress \o spend $13,500,000,000— almost one-third of the totnl budget—for a compact, well-equipped fighting force capable of rapid expansion in view of "current world circumstances." Overall cut In military personnel from present strength is about three per cent; but, Ijecnuse of cutbacks in overhead, the lolal personnel assigned to combnt forces will the greatest since the demobilization following World War II, The Marine Corps suffers the greatest cut, of 11,300 men, or about 13 per cent of total strength- The F'residcnl's plan calls for 10 Army divisions, a 48- group Air Force find n fled of 238 warships—nboul the same ns now. C. OF C. BOY SCOUTS . Continued from Pasjo 1 Atnlnations for Scouts to attend the National Jamboree o r summer cum p. In reporting on the NtiMoiial Jamboree to be conducted at Valley Koi-ge, Pa., Mr. Smith jwiuted out that 150 boys from North Mississippi County District were expected t o attend. A u I'.sthnMcd 40.1100 Scouts will p-artldpate. lie tilso explained Hint council activities '*• ere to include a circus at Korrpst City on May 5 for all Scouts In the fta.slmi Arkansas area. Last night's meeting marked the in it in 1 pro^i'.-.rn (o work out 1950 activities. Tbe various reports were combined and charted on B Seoul calendar for the year's work. J. Cecil Loue, recently clectc chairman for tYic district, prc,sidc< at the meeting. ,iquor Ad Ban Foolish As Prohibiting Car Adds, Witness Tells Senators Continued from Page 1 under second vice president W. F, McDanlcl are: •„ Wnrti Hearts Agri Committee Agriculture—"L. .L. Ward, chairman; Keith Bilbrey, advisor; Paul BjTum, Chester Caldwel], J. C. Kills, Fred pJeeman, R, D. Huglic.s, Charles Laiigston, Jack F. Robin- eon, Charles Rose, Clem Whistle, C. L. Wylie. Aviation—Harold Smlbury, chairman, Charles O. Bittner, Tolrr Buchanan, Ernest Halsell, Dr. L. \ L. Hubener, S. C. Owens, W. H, j Yarbrough. | Budget -J. W. Adams, clininmin, ' O. E. Knud-sen, Taylor, Harry A. Haines, J. F. Lentl. j Building and Zouiug—,Te.=se Tay- \ lor. chRinnan, Kendall Berry, U. S. Branson, E. D. Ferguson, AdolpVt F. Heinicke, Johnny Ma IT, Byron, L. G. Thompson, Jr., Wendell M. Phillips. Traffic—Jinimle Sanders, chairman, Utho Banies, Jamas R. Den!. J. F. Etctilcson, Arthur R. Olson. Jack Kawlings, Dick Wataon, Marcus Evrsi'd, Marvin Smith. Welcome — Jlrnmie Edwards, chairman, J- Stanley Grcsley, U E Old. B. G. West. The banquet committee, which IK ft sepcial committee, is headed by E. B. Thomas and consists of J Stanley Gresley. Max B. Reid, C M, Smart and Harold Sudburv. Lawmakers Soy Phones Are Tapped WASHINGTON, Jan. 13. M''—Ail investigation ol reports or unau- tliorizcil tapping of congressional telephones was demanded today b> Rep. nankin (IJ-Miss). following complaints, by several colleagues Hankin drafted a resolution culling or: the House Un-American Activities Committee to make the investigation. He said lie would introduce it when ttie House recon vene.i next Monday. For some time members of th liave complained piivatel that, they suspected their private telephone lines in the House office buildings were being tapped. One member told newFmcn he recently detected an actual tapping of his line with the aid of ouL-ldc 1 technical help. He WHS unable to catch UK- person who did it. H( .aid lie has sus|>ecte(i for some time tliiit his home telephone h:u> ber-n tampered with. Another member no long- will speak "off the record" by telephone with ncMsmen. He -say. his office telephone Is tapped "ant I don't want any kind of n reran of the things I discuss off the ice ord." He snici he believes a tape-ic- cordlng devir:e has been hitched 0:110 his to!e)>hone line, but he can't locate it nor does he know whom to .suspect. Rankin said he knows that tapping has, been going on on Cupitol Hill tor scmie time. "t think thi.s is being done by subversive Ki" 011 !^ who are trying to get something on members ol CoiiRi'e.^ who have been blocking them," he said. FLOODS WASHINGTON. It would bL- Jtin. 13. <AP)— as ix j n.son;jl>te to Continued from Page 1 Despite a heavy, general rain which soused Arkansas early today, the State Highway nepartment Eaid all main hlghv ays are open to traffic. '111*. Highway Department said many of the stntc's farm roads and minor stretches of blacktop were under water, but lhat traffic on Ihe main hlgh*uys slill was going through. In Northeast Arkansas, the swelling St. Francis Hiver lapped at the top o( the levee In many places U. S. Engineers in the Paragould area said the situation is "critical and in a break in the levee Is a def- nite probability if rains continue The U. S. Weather Bureau here orecast more rain for the state nleht and Saturday The American lied Cross has sen ents and oilier emergency equip nent into two Arkansas counties— Monroe and I'rairie—to house fain Hies routed out of their homes b the high waters. n automobile advertising because /— r ., r- .< of traffic injuries as to tan liquor ] UepKC the l trSt Blytheyille Firemen Answer Two Alarms An overheiUecl kerosene \wL u-atc heater at the home of Lxmnie Fulg- hslm, 123 .Inhnsrm How, wns the c.iii^i of a fire alarm this moni- mg. No damu^e ivsuUud- The f'iie Df-pnritncnt nnsweied .1]! alni-m to the home of a Negro on North Eighth Street yesterday afternoon where rags in n corner became ignited and spread through one wall. Only minor dainage resulted. No one was home nt the time of the fire. idvci ti.sinR of some abuses, I Ru/er oi witness told Congress Uxlay. He was Kmile J. Honey, executive secretary ol the New Hampshire Wholositte Beverage A--.sociat.3on, Mnnt.-hc.slcr. N.ll. Testifying before the Senate Commerce Committee in oj);x».sition (o a bill by Senator Ivmser HI-NO) lo bur lifiuof adverli.^ing hi inler- slate commerce. Honey de "Using HS a basis the arguments that the prolessional piohLbHion- Isis inlvance, it would be reasonable to consider alnng with S.1847 I the bill to ban liquor advertising) prohibition or re.slrictio:i.s of tbe advertising of automobiles, because o the improper use of automobile:, some 35.000 lo 40,000 persons arc killed annually, and over a quartet of rt million others are injured." Tribesmen Observers Sent lo Cairo, III. MEMPHIS, Term., Jan. 13—I Flood conlrol experts of the Mem phis District have been ordere inlo Cairo, IU., area to oaser\ Hood conditions. The order, issued yesterday, cam from Col. Louis H. Fcote, U. District Engineer here. 'Hie mo was Phase One—mobilization. I the first o( two steps In the en gineers' flood fighting procedure. With the Mississippi River ri ing high at Cairo. Foole also vised local levee and drainage districts to establish patrols Immediately and hurry any necessary maintenance work. Col. Foote said the order to "Phase One" was merely a precautionary measure. A similar order a year ago was discontinued when Ihc river jailed to reach serious stages. The Cairo area Includes the Mississippi River from a point 39 miles DUN'GA TERRITORY, Belgian Congo (AP) — With Sonus, dances lid drums. "Dekpe Ihe First" be- mie the Showgirls on Revue To Aid Jap Railways TOKYO <AP>— Pretty showgirls may be used In an effort to stimulate lagging passenger traffic on Japanese trains. One railroad official hopes to Ijicrease traffic over his line by putting 680 showgirls aboard a special l 'revue train" designed to carry 1,000 paying passengers. The train would run to Atnml, a famous hot springs resort. ON RED GRILL—Sanzo No- saka, above, Japan's number two Communist, is charged by the Corninform with being a servant ot "American imperialist" occupation forces in Japan. The Soviet denunciation is teen by Tokyo observers ns a move in a long-smouldering inner party fight belween Nosaka and Japanese Communist Party secretary Kyuichi Tokucia. DANCE FRIDAY NIGHT 8:30 till 1 music by above Cairo to 142 miles below. Altliongli surrounded by water, many families remained in their homes in the lowlands near Ken- uett. Mo., and received supplies by boat from the Red Cross. About 150 families arc being cared for by tbe Red Cross in Dnnklin County. The hig]i waters were caused by overflows from drainage districts saturated by heavy rains. The St. Francis liivcr. marking the western botmdry ol Dunklin County, KQS rising. DOYLE TURNER and his National Hillbillies Twin Gables North Highway 61 C/0, AfL Pool Political Strength in New York NKW YORK, Jim. 13. OVi — Th CEO and AFIj have pooled thri .strength in Now York City Tar jot. imlstienl nctiori on a year-conn basis. The derision was nmioimretf yesterday by lenders of both hip labor oj'Knnlzntiotis, who t ennrd (he lnr;il politic:!! nllinnce "historic and nn- When the seeds of Hir American Holly sprout, only about one in Ipv-.. There wns no Indication \vhrther produce feoniie trees and only f«.=...i : thty hoped (o extend I tic pt;in else- snUnn of 100,000 Aznnde I iiUe.siLien living in 30,000 sqn:irr " :ilmneter.s of fore^L in Norlh-East- 1 n Cnnucj recently. He came to the .hiono jiTlrr eaiuiulshmtf a court intrigue wliich arose from (he f;ict Iiis father. GiUnis, hud 20 wive.s ami a correspondingly nbunddiit number of offspring, ol whom 21 were male.s. Thoitah not UIB eldest, Df-kpe became the fnsorite son. ll wis.s his fntlior'.s cljlnj; wish that TX'kpe -slionld follow him upon thr throne Uekjie was proclaimed Sullan and one by one the minor chiefs stepped forward to pay homage. Seizing a crocodile tooth, they lifted U on high, .scratched the ground with it and then bowed to the new sultan, saying: "May I dte in the coming year i' I do not fulfill what T now pledge by the tooth of the crocodile." troes produce bnrrir.s. .=... : •-' \vhcrr. £nt/s Sicily's Malaria AGUTGENTO. Sicily —itV*— Tin inland, nnrp plagued by mnhiri;' li:is .set a record ot 12 months with out a new case of, the disease. U: GJiiii'ppe revi-nra. island IicnUh di rector, giu*o the DDT .spraying pr> nmm. stnrteil three yfrars ago, rro liil to]- the victory. HERE IT IS AGAIN Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. Ill Jan. 13. (AP)— <USDA)— Hogs 7,500; trading active; barrows mid gilt. c lully 25, instances 50 higher than average .Thm-Miny; sows abon'. steady; bulk good and choice 1802-10 ibs 15.75-16.SO; top 1650. mainly for 180-210 Ibs and few 220 Ibs; most 250-300 lb.s 14.25-15.50; 140-170 1b,s 14.25- 16.00; few 16.25; 100-130 Ib pi^s 12 2o-14.'_ ) 5; »oml atui choirr fO^s 400 fb-s down 1250-13.25: few 13.r>0; heavier -sous 11.00-12^5; Alns** 8.50-10.50. Caitle 700; calves 500: not enoiicli slrtTs to warrant nietition: odd lot,*> mo-tly common and iiu'ilium heifers and miXi'd yrnrliney about steady at 17.50-24.00: fry; good 2-Y(Ki and better, generally steady; cows weak to 50 lower in dull cleanup trade; common and medium beel cows 15-00-16.50; canneis and cutters 12,50-14.75. The Ties That Bind CHICAGO —07*1— Two robbm si i ode imo NiVhnt) Mo.scov's toggery shop suxl took $B5 and n watch from lilni. Then Him eyes were caugni by n df.sptay of fine slik ties. They could, the holdn]) mm rircidrd, br put to good So they used them to tie Moscov to R chair. FOR SALE Concrete cnlrcct*. J2 Inch to 48 Inch, plain or rccnforced. Also Concrete Htiilding Blacks cheaper llian lumber for barns, chicken hnnscs, pump linusr.i, (rnant houses, I no! sheds. \\> deliver. Call us for free estimate, OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. I'hone 601. We have just received another purchase of the famous DUNCAN PHYFE DINETTE 3UI I C3 • • • This five-piece gracious dinette has a laminated plastic table top . . . heat, steam, acid-resistant, serves six easily .. . Leaf makes it 30x50 »iie. Wide choice of colors for decorat- ing scheme desired. Originally Sold for 84.95, now 69.88 ADD THIS TO YOUR ACCOUNT TODAY! MEAD'S Final Clearance Sale Ends Sat urday Jan. 14 Prices Reduced Drastically On: Hart Schafiner & Marx Suits Hart Schaifner & Marx Topcoats Wool and Leather Jackets Nationally Famous Shoes Nationally Famous Shirts REG. 27.50 & 35.00 SPORT COATS - - NOW $10.95 Weekend Special! PLASTIC FELT HATS Made by Knox . . . Reg. 5.00 $195 1 Weekend Special! SOCKS By Interwoven and Cooper Reg. 75c Reg. 55c 30< If It's Far a Man, Mead's Will Have H' MEAD'S J1J MAIN limit

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