The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 15, 1950 · Page 3
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^_WEDNESJAY, FEBRUARY IS, 1980 . BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Railroad Unions Decline Arbitration i in.-* wa m « Frinay. CLEVELAND, Feb. 15. (IV>— Two' railroad unions today declined arbitration of their dispute with 1 the nation's carriers. The' Brotherhood of Ha 11 road Trainmen and the Order of Railway Conductors, , representing approximately 200,000 workers, nqUficd the national (railway) mediation board they could not accept arbitration. This was announced ut the train- headciuarters here, (like dale is expected to be set ay. This does not necessarily mean an immediate strike threat, however. Francis A. O'Neill, .chairman ,of. the mediation board, said'yesterday that if the unions set a date, his board would notify President Truman an emergency exists. Under Ihe Railway Labor Act, ttie President can appoint an emergency fact-finding board to investigate the dispute. The fiict-fiiuliiig board has 30 dajs in wlilch to report to Hie President. For 30 days after this report is submitted, both sides are required by the law to retain tlie status quo. The union's principal demand is for a 40-hour week for about 83,000 yard service employes, without any cut in pay from the present 48-hour week. The brotherhoods also have submitted other demands for rules changes. The railroads have submitted their mv:i lifil ot demands for changes operating mlcs. which they claim .ire obsolete. Mediation .in the dispute broke down yesterday in Chicago. Half-Million In Purchase Orders Gone De// Kiwanis Club Honors Boy Scouts oh 40th Anniversary The Dell Kill-mils Club paid trlb-# iitc to Hoy Stouts of Troop '255. as a part of the observance of the 40lh anniversary of Scouting in America, at a dinnei-meeting la.st night. About 20 Scouts were guests of the Kiwanians. They gave demonstrations on Tenderfoot and Second' Class Scout crafts and skills, and conducted the opening and closing ceremonies for the hosts. Guests other than the Scouts Included Wilson Bobannine. Scout executive for Mississippi County, and James Gardner, organization and extension chairman for the North Mississippi County .district. Mr. Gftrdner traced the history of scouting from England in 1900. through its origin in. America on Feb. 8, J9ID, rloivn to plans for the 1950 yr.ir. He announced thill Scouts in this area were making plans lo attend the National Jamboree In Valley Forge in June, after a Camporee in Mississippi County in April and a Scout Cirr.us at For- KROXVILLE, cnn., Feb. 15. (AP) —The FBI and other law enforcement agencies are"looking every which way for a briefcase containing up to a hall-million dollars in negotiable government purchasing orders. The briefcase disappeared yesterday after il was left in a hotel lobby by its o;vner. Arthur G. Hucy of Minneapolis. Minn,, regional engi- ncr for the U.S. Pisli and Wildlife Service. Kuey said he set the case down 1n the lobby and sfepped into the ter.-s dining room. "When I returned it *vas gone," he said. Two men '.vho left the hotel short- y before the less was discovered are being sought. '•It ini^Jit have been a mistake." Hi:ey suggested. He added that the purchasing orders amounted to "a blank check signed by Uncle Sam." Hney WP.S on his way to the nearby Oak P.ic!gc nloniic plant on busi- Mi Damages Paper in Kentucky COVINOTON. Ky.. Feb. 15. (AP> • — A rortrinq fire was brought under control early this morning after destroying a three-story paper company plant an:l causing eirtnesive damage to an adjoining laundry building. Fire Chief Walter Saiyer reported. One fireman . suffered a leu in- Jury in fighting the blaze. Damage In the fire was not estimated immediately. The fire broke out shortly after midnight in the first flr.or "of the Covington. Paper and Woodcnware Co.. plant, near the city hall, and then spread to the adjoining Kay's Laundry- Chief Saiyer said the paper company plant was a complete loss but that the fire had been confined to the roof and rear of t'ne laundry. Simon Named Quest Conductor of Bands JONESBORO. Feb 15. tip, _. Dr Frank Simon, nationally known rt marter. will be guest conduct- p the annual Northeast Arkansas Hiph school band meet here friday and Saturday. A total of 300 high school band members have been selected from •576 applicants lo participalc. Or. Burnett TuthiJI. head of thu department of music at Southwestern University, Memphis, will be the other guest conductor. Dr. Tuthill woodwind specialist, attended the clinic last, year rest City in May for the Eastern Ai.knu.sas Area Council. Udell Newsoui. Scoutmaster, said that 13 Tcnterfout Scouts had completed Second Class Scout requirements at a board of review Monday. He is assisted in adult leadership for (he troop by Harry Cook and Merle Osborne. assistant Scoutmaster. 1 ;. Tlie troop was reorganized last Anrll under the sponsorship of the Kiwanis Club, after having disband- e,i a tew years ago. The junior scout master presided over the Scout program and John Stevens, Jr.. conducted the remainder ol the meeting at the Hij;(i School cafeteria at Dell. Oilier suests included Elbert Wai. dron, Little Eock and William Stewart of Dell. Member of 'Mafia' Believed Victim of Own Gang of Killers LOS ANGELES. Feb. 15—M>»— Mafia inouiiiiin Jack Uragna has disappeared, and it may be ho is wanted by the secret society's own sillers as svell as the police. Dragila's activities were exposed Monday by the governor's crime commission and later Police Capt. Lynn White culled him tlie "top [log" in the Los Angeles underworld. Rumors about the F'afia. Sicilian crime organization, say that publicity for any of Its members means death at the hands of the international gang's own killers. Shortly after the commission's report identifying Dragna with the Mafia was release, he vanished. An Intensive .manhunt by Icca!, officers has failed to uncover his trail. Marriage Licenses The following couples obtained marriage licenses at the office of Miss Elizabeth BIythe. county clerk: Jack L. Copijerman and Mrs. Eleanor Thea, both of Caruthersville James R. Morgan and Miss Freda Joy Chandler, both of Blytheville. New Potato Surplus from '50 Crop Seen WASHINGTON, Feb. 15. W) — Uncle Sinn is finding himself plagued v.ith surplus potatoes from the 1950 crop even before he hns gotten rid of surpluses from the 1940 crop Th= Agriculture Department has bought more than 11.000 bushels of early potatoes grown this year in 1-loncfa. The purchases were made hi an effort to keep grower prices from dropping below levels required by law. it paid about $2.f>n tor 100 (rounds for (he Florida spuds'. Jhc department is now In the process ot buying n surplus of about 45.1)00000 bushels still remaining from hist year's crop. The bulk of these potatoes will be "dumped"— that is. nvile available to farmers for livoMort: feed and (o non-food uses at nominal prices or tre" of charge. Stocks of merchantable potatoes from the 1949 crops still held by growers -md local dealers Feb 1 totaled 118.EOO.OOD bushels, ar more than a fourth of last year's production of about 400,000.000 bushels rt Is likely, officials said, that »he government will have to buy one bushel out of every three of "'he Feb. I stocks. Officials now estimate; lhat the price support program for the 1919 crop may cost upwards of 8100.000,000. The cost for the 1948 crop was nearly $250,000,000. Sought By U. S. Engineers Several civil service jobs are now open and applications are being accepted for draftsman positions\ith the Corps of Engineers in Arkansas. Jobs listed are: engineering draftsman, cartographic draftsman, and statistical draftsman for federal agencies in Arkansas. Application blanks arc available from.the Civil Service Secretary at the post office here. Salaries range from $2200 to S3325 a year. 35 Marooned in Tavern _5CRANTON. Pa., Feb. 15. (API— Thirty-live persons, including an eight-day-old girl, were marooned in a crossroads tavern today after mounting snowdrifts forced them to abandon their automobiles. Three snow plows made an unsuccessful attempt last night to bat- FOR CHAFED SKIN Quick relief follows milrf Kestnol Sofip cleansing and application of soothing, gently medicated Rosinol IT PAYS YOU To Keep Your Shoes In GOOD REPAIR H-flLTCRS QUflLHY SHOC SHOI J_ZI W. MAIN ST. 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This suggested that Conservatives may end up their camnnirn by claiming that Churchill—If he becomes prime minister—could deal better with Russia's Generalissimo Stalin limn could Laburite Prime Minister Clement Attlec. Atllce. in correspondence made public recently, turned down a Quaker suggestion that he try lo •urangc a meeting with President Truman and Stalin. President Truman also had staled he sees no prospect of reaching any agreement on atomic control in a big three meeting at the present, time. ill Asks East-West Talks Bid for High-level Porley Injects Super- Bomb Into Campaign LONDON, Feb. 15. M'y—Winston Chiiix-hlll's suggestion for new ulg Iircc talks lo end the cold war 'Oscor' Race Enters Home Stretch With Crawford, De HaviHand in Lead PACK THREE HOLLYWOOD. Feb. is. c/n — Bi'ortcrick Crawford, Olivia tic Hfiv- illand and "All (lie King's Men" tuck top conlrJition loilny na the Academy Award race entered the stretch. Nominations for the Motion Picture Academy's lU-lD awards v/erc announced last lu'yht, They contained few surprises and reflected Hollywood's ciirrpiil tussle with social problems ana wnr tliemcs. Crawford's portrait of n dcnw- SOKUC In "All Hie King's Men" i is been the most touted In the nnlo rii'/Moii. Also DrtJiiiitnted vtvee Kirk IJou»las In "Champion," CJiciioiy I'eck In "Twelve O'clock Irish" Hiohnrd Totlii in "The Hasty Heart,' and John Wayne In "Sand's of I« i Jhna." MLss De. Havillniul hns been named the fnvorlii; among the ac- Ircsics for lier performance as (lie love-starved Victorian In "The Heiress." Her comueUtlun: Jc:mno CJrnin in "Pinky." Susan Haywoid In "My I-'oolish Heart," Deborah Ken- in "Edward, HJ. son," .,,„, Lorct t a Yoiins in "Come To The Stnble" Mci-fioncd for best picture award were: "All 'Hie King's Men," "llal- tlcgroiind," "The Heiress," "A letter to Three Wives," ami "Twelve O'clock High." Although "The lh-lre.«s" was named in eight categories compared lo seven for "All The King's Men," (he latter drew more important nominations. The political film may well be tlie sweeping victor when the rninl awards arc announced March 2:i. The nominations were, made by p.bmil 10.85(1 'worker;; in the molloii picture industry, final awards are voted by the 1,900 members at the academy. NOT HALF-SAFE; Early American colonists in New England not only forbade the celebration of Christinas as a holiday but the singing of carols. NljW YORK, N Y.lS-iO-noieon ullcy of New York ami Wilmington, Delaware, s;,ys: "J ]ikc to !,:,«• plenty ol beaus and dates, and n i'irl doesn 1 get tlie.ni if she's half-safe Thais why I use a deodorant ttial stops my perspiration 1 to H days. Kills odor instantly, safely, surely better Hun, anything I've found, bale for my skin and clothes." Mow about you? Don't l, c | m |f. safe-lie Arriil-siifo! Use Arrid lo be sure, liny new A rrid with CrcamoKcn. Arrid willi Crenmn(;cn is guaranteed nol to crystallize or dry out in Hie jnr. What s more, if you are not completely convinced tlinl Arrid is in m-ryu-uu tlie finest cream deodorant, you ve ever used, return tlie jnr will] unused portion, and we'll refund the entire purchase price. Our address is on every package. CJ«l a jar of the new Arrid with today—only ,TOi' phis tnx. Nathan Bciigls of New York hai one of the largest collection* of material on Sherlock Holme* in the country. tie llu-ougli six-foot drifts to tlie Corners Tavern 15 miles north of] Scrnnton. High winds, however, kept rc-rilllng the road as last as 11 could be opened. PLANTING SEED D and PL 15 Cotton See* Machine delinted and Ceresan treated Dorichsoy 2 Soybean Redeemed and in Good Bags Have only a limifed supply of the above seed. Coulacl us iil_<>ML'e Cur your needs as good planting seed are hard to oblain. 11 will pay to have your seed soybeans re- cleaned, our modern equipment will remove all noxious weed and grass seed. Hring your beans (o us af any lime lo he. cleaned. Henderson-Hoover Seed Co. So. Highway 61 Blytheville Phone 2860 RECTAL DISEASES A SPECIALTY DRS. NIES & NLES (All Types K»c«pt Cincer) Clinic 511 Main. RlytheTilte, Ark. Phone FIELD You'd never guess from the low price tag what a store of quality this '50 Ford offers FORD'S SO WAYS MEW Ooolily feoturo after feature puts tho '50 Ford so for ahead of ils clossl ... lake Ihe 13-way stronger "lifeguard" Body ..; trie Fashion Car" styling —now more beautiful than ever ... the big car "feel" of Ford's improved "Mid Ship" Rid«, cradled in the low, level center-section of tho car. AND QUIETER. TOO! Ford'j 100-horsepower V-8 shows its ourhoritx I" power, yet keeps its voice down lo a refined whisper. And new "sound conditioning" keeps road noises out, too. You're even insulated from bumps by Ford's "Hydra-Coil" and "Para-Flex" Springs. They virtually "soatc 'em up"! Beit of all, the price K hundred* (en than you'd guess . . . even Ford'j powerful V-8 jells for hundreds less than most "sixes." ORD PHILLIPS MOTOR COMPANY Fifth & Walnut Phone 4453 TEST DRIVE A '5O FORD - IT WELL OPEN YOUR EYES!

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