The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 21, 1950 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, January 21, 1950
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BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COUHIEB NEW» SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 1960 MWHeadsSeek To HaH Rebellion Striking Miners Doe To Vet* on Accepting Thr»«-D«y Work W«ek PITTBBDRGH, Jan. 11. (AP) — Btffclng soft coal miners, some so ^Iwperat*- they're appealing for food to f««d their families, will de<*Je this weekend !( they'll work ih« three-day week ordered by John t. LewU. Many of the miners have been openly rebellions of their leaders' '•uggesllon they obey Lewis. Meet- kigfi In West Virginia and Pennsylvania ended in disorder this week. Despite all that, some UMW officials believe a large bloc of the 80.000 strikers will go along with their pleas to dig coal. "Things are iooKing brighter in my district right along," said John Bvisarello, president of UMW District No. 5 at Pittsburgh. The district has 27,500 miners and Dusarcl- lo says he expects mast, if hot all, to be in the pits Monday. William Hyne-s. president of the 23,000-man District 4 in the Union town, Ta., area, called a meeting of top local officials today. He hoped to map strategy which would be acceptable to the locals when they vote tomorrow. The strategy: Simply obey Lewis and go back to work. It was at Uniontown yesterday Uiat scores of miners beselged state relief officials and the Salvation rniAy for aid to their families. Captain Robert Shannon of the Sal- Tation Army, declared: "Many of the miners have eight or 10 clnldienj They've last run out of money. One of them said to me 'Captain,' if you can Just spare a •acfc of flonr, some sugar and cof- iee, we'll get along." ^The back-tow-work movement in Northern West Virginia, where 12,009 miners are idle, started yesterday when one local with about 150 men voted to obey Lewis. President Loremo Helmick, of UMW Local Pickets Attack Miners Who Bolted 'Union' AWARDS Continued from Pag* 1 er-ernp!oye relations. In presenting the •Boss of the CANON CITY, Colo., Jan. 21. (/P) —Fighting broke out today between a reinforced Uniled Mine Workers picket line and members of a small new union which bolted the John L. Lewis organization. After an Hour, the approximately 35 independents Involved gave Up trying to crash the picket line. A few others who had gone Into the mine area earlier left the pits to avoid trouble. When they came back out the coal field road, they said the UMW group had dispersed, •Members o[ the independent group, their faces bloody and swollen, told this story when they cam* back from the mine area (or medical treatment—four of them in the Florence Hospital: ' They set out to the small south Fremont County mines this morning In trucks, cars and buses. 'Iliey were met six and a half miles south of Florence by a reinforced UMW picket line. As each vehicle drew up to it, the pickets began hurling stones, shattering windows and forcing them to stop. The pickets then dragged them from their vehicles, beat them and warned them they would do no work at the independent mines. ICC Authorizes Operation Of 69 Miles of M-A Track WASHINGTON, Jan. 21. (AP) — Operation of 69 miles of the old Missouri'and Arkansas railway has been authorised by the Interstate Commerce Commission. Omrlcs Railway Co., Harrison, Ark., was given permission to acquire and operate a 65-mile section ol track between Harrison and Sel- iginan, Mo,, and a three-mile branch between Srceman and Berryville, Ark. Year" certificate. Mr. Gardner said Mr. Halnes was selected for providing a profit-sharing plan for his employes through annual bonuses, for creating Weal working conditions and lor Instituting a health insurance program for employes. Roland litshop, president of the Jaycees, presented the "Key Men" awards. The award was won by Mr. nawllngs lor serving as chairman of the 10W National Cotton Picking Contest, while Mr. Crowe and Mr. Marshall were selected on the basis' of their work as co-chairmen of the House Committee for the new clubhouse which was completed last year. •Mr. Smith was named a "Key Man" for his service a-i secretary of the club during the past year and Mr, Fredrickson's award was for serving as publicity chairman for the club and for the 1949 National Cotton Picking contest. Following an Informal talk on the humorous side of work In the attorney-general's office. Mr. Murry called for public support for a "Little Hoover Conimtssloh" should such a group be organized in Arkansas. Olijeclions AnlidpaUd He foresaw, however, opposition litlcal and non-partisan commts- litirral and non-partisian commission should be organized and should recommend changes for the good ol the state, he said, there still would be many persons In Arkansas opposing any "streamlining" to at- fect increased efficiency and eco- Red Cross Spends $472,029 in State During Post Year Arkansas last year received Irom two and one-hall times as much In Red Cross disaster relief funds as the Blnte contributed to the 1949 fund campaign. Mrs. Floyd Haralson executive secretary of thc Red Cross odlce in Blytlieville, said Mrs, Ilaralson yesterday attended a fund campaign meeting of Ked Cross officials In Little Rock, where these figures were announced. Providing relief as the result of nine disasters In Arkansas, national Red Cross headquarters spent $472.- 029.IS in the state last year. The area hendiiuarlcts' share of Arkansas' 1943 Red Cross contributions for disaster relief work was $168,294. Mrs. Haralson said a total of 2,078 families in Arkansas were assisted by thc Red Cross last year In nine disasters which included five tornadoes, two Hoods, one windstorm and (i prairie lire. The 1950 Red Cross fund drive will begin March 1 and continue through March 31. B. G. West of Blytheville will direct the drive in the Chlckasawba Di&lvict. THt NATION TODAY— House Rules Committee Suffers Setback in Move to Block Bills Br JUMI Jtertow WASHINGTON, Jan. 21. (*}—The Truinan Administration won the battle, but not Die war—at least not yet. This was the battle: whether the Truman program could be bottled up lor th« rest ol this congreMional session by the Rules Committee. This committee of 12 members—, with four Triimanltes overwhelmed by four Southern Democrats and four Republicans—was all set to block the Truman program this year.' Returning 'Husband' Proves to Be Phony , , , .. BERLIN— (fi'l —The German trau *033 near Morgantown, declared h.s bl|rst aii . oss - lhe strccl mto thc nomy. "Many people are opposed to changing in any way Hie handling of government business." he said. Twenty-three slates have set up such commissions so Tar, lie said. Officials of these states meeting In Chicago recently found unusual Interest has been aroused hi streamlining government operations, 'Mr. current national men had decided to go back on three-day week because: . "A half a loaf Is better than aon«." Obituaries farmer Dies; 'Funeral to Be Sunday Rttea lor Fred Howard, Gosnelt farmer ,will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Gosnell Baptist Cluurch by the Key. Carl Castleman, p«tor. • •; , •Mr. Howard. 43, died at 1 a.m. yesterday at his home west of Gosnell, after a year's illness. He was bom hi Kooky Hill, Ky.. but had made his home in Mississippi Coun- ty.for several years. - Survivors include Ills wife, Mrs. Lotti* Howard; two'son.s, Robert Louis and Fred William Howard; a daughter, Miss Mary Elizabeth Howard, all at home; and two sisters, Mrs. MyrUe Morrison of AKon, Mo,. and Mrs. Gertrude Sunn an of Cheater, Hi. Pallbearers viUl be Tom Grimes, Jack Moody, Ixnils Reams, Charles Moody, Johnny Pmkerton timl Joe Morg&u, Burial will be in the Ridge Cemetery. arms of a man. For six years she had not seen her husband, a prisoner of war In Soviet Russia. He stood there, his arms around her fn dumb shock. The tableau broke up quickly and the passersby moved on. The couple went home and the wife picked up the threads of the old existence us though It never hurt been snapped. Eight weeks went by. Then the husband's brother slrtrted to gel a little ptcky about things. Much to the wife's annoyance he took his brother's fingerprints to the police. The case wound up In the Llch- terfelde courts. The mail wasn't n "husband" and he wasn't a "brother," The court imposed six months prison sentence on him. World Market Seen For U.S. Dried Milk DAVIS. Calif.— Wi— There's a big world market for dried American milk U H tustes right, n dairy executive says. England, France. Ttaly. Greece and Poland are nil short. of! milk, G. D. Tunibow, president of an Oakland dairy company, told a Murry said. In' criticizing trends toward Increased government controls, Mr. Murry said the recommendations ol the commlssiDll headed by former President Herbert Hoover represent Interest nol only In economy but In Ihc future of the nation 25 to 50 years from now. Opposes Tal Increases The business of government has increased, he said, until today the amount of taxes has reached the point beyond which Americans cannot pay added levies. At, the present rule, lie said, the government will soon take over the economy of Individuals as well as business and will lell Americans what they can do Irotn ''crndle lo grave." He said Hoover Commission proposals offered an,"opportunity to Increase the etliciency of government and cut down Us size. In his talk, Mr. Murry commended Mitt civic activities of the Jaycees inul said the club "has acquired a state-wide reputation as a live- wire organization." Mr. Edwards introduced Mr. Murry. Tension Cases in New Threat of Blockade BERLIN, Jan. 21. Wi—Mai. Gen Maxwell D. Taylor, U. S. commander in Berlin, ordered west Berlin police today to -vacate the soviet Helchsbalm (railway) Building rather than give the Russians an excuse to threaten a new blockade. "H was the American intention to put this space to use for the benefit of Herlln," Gen. Taylor said in a statement explaining why Die U. S. Property Control Section authorized city government, on Jan. 17 to move Into the virtually empty railway headquarters. "Unfortunately the unreasonable and provocative attitude of the Soviets and of the Reiehsbahn makes it appear probable that the hardships which they Intend to impose outweigh the benefits arising from the American plan. "Having regretfully reached this conclusion. I am .susj>ending liie notice of custody and withdrawing the west sector police from the interior of the building." , But yesterday the Trumaniles won the battle when a majority of the House, Including some Republicans, voted against the committee. This Is the war: Whether Congress, before il quits next summer, will shove through any, or much, or all of the Truman program. The Rules Committee now can't block the program. And some parts of: that program for instance, part of the civil rights program—may get through the House. But that's not the same as getting through Congress because before any of it can become law the Senate must also approve. And— There are plenty of Southern Democrats In the Senate, ready to block the chil rights program any way they can, particularly with filibusters. Still Face DiflicaltlM So until the war is over, don't bet, particularly don't bet on the civil rights program getting through. Still, winning the battle was important for the Trumanites. The Rules Committee used to have tremendous power. It decided—since it was supposed to be a kind of traffic cop for the whole House—what bills II thought the whole house should vote on, 1,014 Diamonds Stolen JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jan. 21. (/T)—Police, reported, yesterday that $84,000 worth of" diamonds destined for Saudi Arabia dlsap- peareu Thursday night from a Johannesburg airport safe. The small packet of 1,014 diamonds was repot ted missing a half hour before the plane on which they were consigned svas to take ofJ. lo give them back their old power. Everyone knew what this meant for the Truman program. Yet, when voting time came, 64 Republicans Joined 171 Democrals and the one Amerlcan-Laborlte In the House, Rep. Marcantonlo <NY), (n slapping down tlic committee. Their total vote: 236. In favor of giving the committee back Us old stranglehold were »5 '• Democrals, 98 Republicans, a total of 183. First item on the civil rights pri- gnim in the House now Is a bill to set up an FEFC—Fair Employment Practices Commission. Tile Idea: To see that no one Is discriminated against in looking for a Job because of his race, color or | religion. Tills may pass In the House. Tills Is not certain. But 1 can't see where it has a chance in thc Senate. Hollywood rlcs. Continued from Page 6 Thomas Mitchell is reading "The Cecil SVright Story," which. Sam land?' BaerwilB will produce. It's the tru« story of Wright who was sentenced to life imprisonment for murder and who exonerated himself at a new trial alter studying law behind bars. He's now ah attorney in San Francisco. . . Kay Thompson's material for her new night club act was written by Jim and Henny Backus—he plays Hubert Updyke on the air. • • * Scotch Drawl Donald Crisp, the Scotsman, has to speak with a southern accent In the Gary Cooper tobacco farm story, "Bright Leaf." But occasionally Crisp unconsciously slips hack into his Scotch burr. Last time it happened director Mike Curliz cracked: "Donald, lan't you at least pretend you're fio;n the south of Scot- LISTEN TO BOYD McKAY'S "Songs That Arc Different" . Station KLCN 5 P.M.—EVERY DAY EXCEPT SUNDAY Sponsored by the RAZQRMCK DRIVE-IN Dormitory Damaged By Home-Made Bomb what it shouldn't. This meant the small group of committee members were able lo bottle up any bill, any time— unless 218 of the 435 House members signed a petition to take it away from the committee. Getting such a petition with 218 names wns never easy. Last year the House stripped the committee of this power. Now the House din bung up any bill after the committee blocks it 21 days. Southerners Team with GOP The Southern Democrats and Republicans on the committee teamed up this week and asked the House HOUSTON, Jan. 21. home Stoker Recalls Smoke Regulation Trouble WASHINGTON— Walker, retiring ftfter 44 years as a stoker in government-buildings, called the day President Theodore Roosevelt almost had him. fired. The District of Columbia hart an anti-smoke ordinance even in those days. One day T.R. looked out of his White House office window and saw billows of smoke coming out of the Treasury Department chimney next door. He ordered his a (0 tell the Secretary of the Treasury he would fire the man with the shovel if the secretary couldn't stop him from making .smoke. It turned out the Treasury lie- pa rtment was mi tig sofb coal instead of hard coal, contrary to regulations. Tt quickly shifted lo hard coal, but Wa 1 he r says h e "con Id picture the President out on t -he White House lawn every day looting for smoke." made bomb exploded in a Rice In- .stUutc dormitory enrly today causing $1,000 damage. Eleven students ntr.vrljy escaped injury although thc blast ripped doors off in four dormitory rooms. The only (.enable clue was a set of keys found In thc rubble on the second floor stnirway where the bomb exploded. The building has five stories. ' , Dress, Price of Brides Fret .Natives of Sudan YET, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (AP) —Natives have started a weekly discussion group around their camp- lire here. First two »ubjec(a cussed : 1. pros and cons of wealing clothes. 2. *'The price of brides." Alfalfa Seed Booming DAVIS. Oaiif. —('T>i— Tliere's a little business In Calitor- recent, meeting at the College of ittff/"gro\ving alfalfa sted.s for other Bui, he pointed out. If these countries are lo buy American dried milk Buffalo. Neither gio\vs ns good luiy It has lo t.isle right, and they have for It. And there's the political an- underfed people of the world, democracy Isn't going to live. Communism thrives on sUrvatlou," Tnrnbo\v said. ments pay more than 90 per cent ondary schools in the United Slates and more than two thirds ot costs of higher education. BUYTHEVIULE'S ONLY THEATUJ Today Only • 2 Big Hits Hlk.lUHIns Fi Also — Serial • Carloon Owl Show , tins Shockproor BLOOD ON THE MOON (IE DAVIS JOSEPH COTTEH UfaMUK. BM» TW Oruvmatic SnuuA.! DAVID BRIAN RUTH ROMAN * KINS'VlDOR HENRTBLANKE «B«wKSl s Piu* Extra Attractions Suspect 15 Questioned In Btg Boston Hold-up BOSTON. Jan. 21. IfP] —A veteran Brink's employe was still under nuestionin? today and police saiti he would be "until we clean up one angle" in the limit for the Halloween-masked gong who looted the nrmoreU csir Eivm ol a million tlol- nrs. Cnpt. Froncis M, Ticrnnn xaW OPENING SOON Blyrheville MJDWEC MART Wedding & Corsage Flowers Our Specialty RECTAL DISEASES DRS. NIES WOOD WORK MACHINE WORK William B. Mniltcr, 49, a 22-vear was .still icld after being picked up Inst night when a police alarm went out for him. NEW Box Opens Week Days 7:M p,m .Matinee Saturday & Sundays Mat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. Shoving Manila, Ark. • Saturday "SOUTH OF DEATH VALLEY" ith Charlts SUrrett Also Slmrls Saturday Owl Show "COAST GUARD" with RANDOLPH SCOTT Also Shorts Sunday & Monday "WAKE OF THE RED WITCH" with .1OHN* WAYNE Also Short* BLYTHEVi RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Saturday "RANGE JUSTICf" wild Johnny Mack Br»wm Cartoon Jk StrUl f Saturday Owl Show "MAKE MINE LAUGHS" with Gil, I,AMI» »nd JOAN TIAVIS Cartoon Sunday, Monday & Tuesday "SHE WORE A YELLOW RIBBON" (In Technicolor) with JOHN WAYNE a«d JOANNH DRW \V.irntr NCWL and Cart*** WATCH FOR ANNOUNCEMENT OF THIS EVENT!

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