The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 18, 1950 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 18, 1950
Page 4
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»OPT>AY, 'BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Soda Ash Strike Seems Near End; Agreement Seen UEWOfc«yt Contract With GE; To Aid B Th* AtMcUUi ( -The T 97-diy-oId itrkke a#alnit {the JMPorlant soda »»h industry may be ^fcr'an 'end. • < ; A tentative : tgie«ment on • 10 cent .hourly wage .Increase and other behffila *'as reached >esterda.V in • formula regarded •* a possible pattern for .settlement of -wallcotiU a l^iir plnnls At the^ sirne „ time, the Unlt*c Elfctrical Workers came to term wtlh General Rjictrlr. Company on a two-y«r, contract boosting waff. 1 ; 10-15 J4 cent* 'an .hour; /Hie- iVb • agreements were the >na'6r labor development* over. the weekend. Both Industries 'are vital to civilian and defense production • PTod«<t.«n Is Cut iThe 'fth'orf supply nf 'soda ash. j caustic soda and other related i chemicals '-has cut production in .such f[«lri5> as high octane gasoline! glass"; containers, . sloraj?e batteries paper ft.'id. vlscos* rayon. Railroads aho are heavy consumers of sods ash and a spokesman for the Norfolk and Western said-last week his line might have to curtail operations If the -strike Is not settled BOOH; ' He .laid soda ash is added to water for use In boiler* of -sL«nm locomotives and that the Norfolk and Western; 'alone '\ use's •; millions of pounds a', year\ He explained that the chemical softens the water and prevents. 'It from leaving a hard mineral deposit In the boilers. ,_^^ Agreement Announced dkTh« tentative agieement, »M an- "iSunced at Sjracuse between the Solvay , Process Division of the Allied Chemical and Dve Corp. and District'; SO .\of the. /United -Mine Workers Union. In addition to the ID-cents-nn-hour wage boost, it provides . for a cost of living bonus based upon the Bureau of Labor Statistics ..index,- and another ;pay hike of five ceiita an hour on. June 12 next year. A. pension Issue is held open, for further negotiations, but the pro- ppsal otherwise will be ; submitted to 3,000. union members -for acceptance or rejection - at . a meeting Wednesday or. Thursday. Jf approved by the members, negotiator* believed the terms may be the okey > to- settlement : of other strifc*« u in -• Solvny plants 'at Baton Rouge, -La , mid DetrpU: 1 and the Diamond • Alkali Plant at Palnes- ville- Gr-i, -' ^ < The United Electrical Workers eontrioti with Generah Electric was signed Teoterday but union spokes- meiB sfchk lt j tlilli'zmist be approved by H jt>B. c5jn.fe.renc* board and the membership, At WADE'S tf.R Russell Dies In Ef? Dorado EL, tKDRADO. Ark . Sept II (if,— John Russell (Red) Gordon, whose profession »ai safetv engineer but who^was rnore widely known as a sporis annquncer, died yesterday He,was 49. . Gordon wss chief safety engineer for the "Lion Oil Co. here. In his spire time,'.tor Ihe past: IS years he hadrbroadcist high school football games and other sport* events He had been 111 two weeks. At the time of his death, Gordon wKs president of the Southern Safety' Council, and a director of the Arkansas'Safety Council. He was a former- 'member of the National Safety Council. ! He played high.'school football at McAlesteri OVtU.; where, he was born, and at Sand Springs. Okla., ranking as alt-state quarterback for four 'straight; years, 1917-1920. Survivors include his wife and one son, T->mmy. a student at Lpuis- .lyia .polytechnic'Institute'.'- ' . '•pFuneral services . will b« at th v Wr^t 'Presbyterian Church here at 5 p.m. today.' ' ,' PTA Queen Selected At Robinson School . Anna Lucas was selected PTA Queen Tor the year at a "get- acqiiRlnted" party held at Robinson Negro School here Friday ntsht Ethel Mills, president of the Robinson Parent-Teachers Association spcke on the duties of- parents an< teachers to fhe school. • The PTA.: Queen financial driv netted «12.64. it was reported at th nipeting.. Tlie ne!ft meeting of th Robinson PTA will be held at th school Sept.^29. : NEW, MIRACLE ELECTRON EAR HIDES DEAFNESS WS?HICAGOj (Sp«ial)— An amaiinc •' new electronic ear which hides deal ness and transmits eVen whiap*r» with startling: clarity, has b«n r«- T*»led by a noted Chkai« tlectcon" •eientist. ,-: . ... He dJMrIo««l that U>M miraculo. n«w discorery ha* rendered old ilyle hearing aids nhsolele almos overnight, and. Wring* new hope ti the 16 million persona in the Unit« States who are hard ot hearing. He reported that this electronic ••r enables the n*e*r u hear without any-hutton showing in the ear ' and without dangling batterr wires. To acquaint th«":h»rd of hearing readers of this paper with thii new miracle electronic ear which hides deafness, full details are described in a fascinating bookkt, "New Dis- eovenej U Help th« D«af He»r." It .will bt .«nt fret in * pl.b wr ap- T«T to anyone who requests it. Ad. ( *"»«n reo- tor, H50 Went l»tn 5tr«et,558D Helton* BmUmj, Chifago 8, )H. A P«nny foilcart will 4c.— Adr. BEAUTIFUL 9 PIECE MAHOGANY DINING ROOM SUITE S-5QQ50 UP Y«, Beftniirtil Is (he word. This 18th Century Mahogany Teneer suiie will add new beautj to any dining room, .Suite consists of the big Dnncrsn Phyfe table, S side chairs,- t Host Chair, massive' Buffet, and the be»tlfal China Cabinet, the nine pieces complete/Also this jume snit« KTKlUble with UfKer Breakfront, priced at only fl31Q.95. See ihes* •utsiandbiK valnes today at Wade's. Purchase on easy terras. 298 MAHOGANY KNEE HOLE DESK Joit the thin I lo brtjhttn ap th.t Vacant corner in (he livlnj room. 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Valuable mo* insurance policj- included wnti the chest upon application, »H for this new tow price! Come in to Jay.Seeoyrcomplete selection of beautiful new Lane models.Thcrt's no more thrilling gift for sweetheart, sijltr. daughter or raotbcr! DUO-THERM OIL HEATERS Yes, Cold Weather ia just around (he corner, so b« prepared when cold weather strikes, get your DUO-THERM Now, while the stocks are complete, most models available with or without Hlow- er Fan...Save up to 25% on your fuel bills! Get one ot these beautiful DUO - THERM FUEL OIL HEATERS with Power- Air Blower. Get more heat from ery drop of oil, loo, from its exclusive Duo - Ttherm Dual Chamber Burner... $ 54 EASY TERMS COAL HEATERS OF ALL KINDS PET OAK HEATERS $19.95 up BIG BOY HEATERS 18.95 LAUDNRY HEATERS 12.95 ALSO A FEW GOOD USED HEATERS WADE FURNITURE Co 112 W. MAIN ST. TRADE WITH WADE AND SAVE 2021 W. MAIN ST.

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