The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 10, 1950 · Page 109
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October 10, 1950

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 109

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PAGE TWKLTS BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW! Railroad Unions Name Gronp to Join General Pay Drive WASHINGTON, Oct. IB. (#}—The*Brotherhood of Locomotive Pirtmen and mtiatmen assigned to a small •otnmitte* today the task of fixing • wage demand to present to nation'* rallroaoa as part of a general pay driv«. Altogether, nearly 1,350,000 railroad worker* are Involved In campaign* for higher wages already under way or about to get started. DavM B. Robertson, president of tin firemen arid enginemen, assigned tfa* job of determining the 'amount of the demand to a six- man committee. The proposal will !>• pasted upon by a group of 110 general unit chairmen called here for th« purpow. Robertson told reporters the union would never agree to a three- year moratorium on strikes and wag* demandj, as th« AFL switchmen's union had done and other operating unions have been request •d to do.' 14 Volumes Added to List- of Books Donated to Blytheville City Library However, be said s proposal for raising wages a penny an hour lor tach percentage point rise In tlx government's cost-of-llvlng Index wai "worth considering." That also was part of the agreement signed, ten day« ago by the switchmen and the National Yardmasters Association. The firemen's chief said his union lagged at least six cents behind the rise In the cost of living. The union received Its lost Increase- ID cents an hour—in 1948. Robertson Indicated the union would Join the railroads in a move to waive the railway labor act requirement of 30 days' notice of a new wage proposal. That would make It possible to start In at once to consider the new demand, along with the pending request for a 40 hour week with 48 hours pay for 30,000 members In yard service. That proposal has been pending alnce last spring, Robertson said. If the yard service employes' pay demand Is not met. In any settlement reached for them, Robertson »aid. It will be Incorporated In the general movement for. the approximately 80,000 workers on the roll- Ing trains. The'firemen and enginemen will try to cooperate with the trainmen and conductors In a common wage .movement, Robertson said. The trainmen's demand probably will be developed at .their-convention now under way In Miami Beach. In a list of memorial books add-< > ed to ihe Blytheville City Library shelves during the month of September, the names ol 14 volumes and their dnors were inadvertantly omitted, Mrs. Ira Gray, librarian, said today. • This brings to 33 tin total number of memorial books added last month, and makes a total of 80 bookj added altogether in September. The books and their donors follow: Honoring Joke Huffman was Mrs. Joke Huffman, who donated Christ and the Fine Arts, Maus. The remaining 13 volumes are In memory of R. I. Kaley. They are Bluo Ridge Billy, Leiulcl, donated by Mr. and Mrs. Samuel F. Norris; American Tradition in Religion and Education, Butts, given by Mr. and Mrs. B. B. Woodson; Jane Welsh Carlyle: A New selection of Her Letters, Carlyle, presented by Mrs. John S. Hudson and Mrs. Robert McHaney. Obituaries Former Resident • Diet in California Jeff Jackson of Torrance, Calif former Blyllieville resident, died > his home early yesterday. Mr. Jackson, a brother of Bay monct and E. R. Jackson of Bly Iheville, had lived In California to about ten years. He was born In Paragould, but had lived In Bly Iheville most of his life prior to moving to California. He was «5 The body will be sent to Blytheville for burial.. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time Survivors In addition to the two brothers Include a wife, Ann daughter, Millie Ann and sister, Mrs Bert One-Act Plays of 1848-49. j charlcs Oucll, all of Torrance. Mayorga, a gift ol Mr. and Mrs. j Cobb Funeral Home will be In Chris F. Tompkins; Who's Who— | charge. 1050, donated by Mr. and Mrs. E-1 ... W. Kirby, Mr. and Mr.?. Chester | Horiier; "john r Adams '"'id™'the'' C ' on « Rosary Services American Revolution, Bowen, pre-1 To Be Held Tonight sentetl by Mr. and Mrs. A. R. Wet-1 inkamp. Colonial Willlamsburg, Kocher; Love Letters of Mark Twain, Clemens and Louisa May Alcott. Stern, given by Mr.' arid Mrs. Harry w. Haines; Wild Trek, KJelgaard and That Lively Man—Ben Franklin, Eaton, presented by Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Afflick. and Milestones of American Paintings, Wright and rhe Art of Real Happiness. Peale. a donation of Miss Effle Lee Terrell. Driver Forfeits Bond Clarence Gordon forfeited a 446.75 cash bond In Municipal Court this rhorning on a charge of driving while under the Influence of liquor. Joiner Jail Fire Victim's Body Sent To Newbern, Tenn. Coroner E. M. Holt said this morning that relatives of James E. Prince, wliose body was found lying on the floor of the city jail' at Joiner Sunday, had been contacted and that the man's body has been shipped to Newbern, Tenn. for burial. Coroner Holt stated that he contacted a sister of the dead man in Newbern yesterday and the woman i Second Rosary services for JoV... Bernard Clune, 51. who died early Sunday morning will be conducted tonight at S o'clock at the Cobb Funeral Home chapel. Solemn Requiem Mass will be said tomorrow morning at 9 o'clock al the Church ol the Immaculate Conception. Burial will be in, a Paragould cemetery. Ray Brown and William Stemac will serve as ushers. Pallbearers will Include Charles Slemac, George Glsh, Tom Bum- balaskl. Eddie Hagan, Dick Roberts and C. C. Woods, Honorary pallbearers are Houston Carter, Harold Davis, William Lawshe. T. B. O'Keete. Tom Jncksou. Mike Moralh. O. A. Grlcklcy, Richard Roberts, Carl Green. Jr., O O Poetz, Connie Modingcr. Paul Grcenwell, H. H. Hardesty, John Lentl and Paul Alvey. came here and Identified the body. Prince suffocated from smoke of a burning mattress in his cell. H was arrested Joiner Saturday night on a drunkeness charge. COME TO OUR "GOOD NEWS" OPEN HOUSE YOU MAY WIN A JET-TOWER DISHWASHER JHAT COMPLETELY MODERNIZES DISHWASHING !'. A , Our >n FRU T1CKIT to Ktuh.«. chonce on - BONUS CHANCE „, . .„,.*.« COME 70 OUR. 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BIG HELP —Ilcclor Manuel Nievcs, 8, t>[ San Juan, Puerto Rico, gives this traffic cop a helping hand, as do lots of young- slers who belong lo the Puerio nican Police Athletic League Police sponsor the organizalion ot 20.000 school kids as a means of reducing juvenile delinquency. llth Diphtheria Case Is Reported In County Area Mississippi County's eleventh liphtheria case for the year was reported to the county Health Unit hfs morning when a five-year-old girl In the Barfield 'community was ound to have the disease yesterday. This is the second case reported n the county during'October. Thirty-four children were tren'.ed it the Crippled Children's clinic onduct,ed yesterday at the Unit by Or. John T. Gray, orthopedic sur^on Irom Jonesboro. Only 21 of the 47 invited showed ip. Two new cases were admitted. Mrs. Annabel Fill, county health lurse, prouounced yesterday's clin- c as the most successful Crippled Children's Clinic conducted here. These clinics are held monthly. Assisting Dr. Gray were Mrs J C. Drake and Airs. Frances Gammill and Unit staff members. Clara Steel Companies Mull Pay Hikes Republic Negotiations Opened at Others Ready for Talks PITTSBURGH. Oct. 10. MV-The first of the nation's steel companies to meet with the CIO United Steelworkers on R new contract, mulled over the powerful union's latest wage demands today. Negotiations opened yesterday between the steelworkers and Republic Steel Corporation—the nation's third largest producer—and with Allegheny Uidlum Steel Corooration. The union meets today with Jones and Lausrhlin steel Corporation the fourth largest producer In America Under the present contract new wage talks were not to start until Nov. i. But the union nskcd 1,400 companies across the nation to advance the date to Oct. 9. Some companies refused. Others agreed to reopen contract provisions early but not as early as requested Some, in addition to Republic Allegheny Ludlum and J and L will sit down at the bargaining table tills week. The union declines to disclose the MO«, S S f U , 5 (iemn "<ls. But CIO and USW President Philip Murray said he want-s a substantial pay hike for Ins 1,000,000 steelworkers MID-CENTURY Continued trom Page 1 la Ins a total of nearly 182.000 words There are from 75,000 to 80,000 words In the average novel. It contains about 4,050 column inches of stories. A total of 423 pictures appear In this special edition, into the making ol these pictures went a total of 8.192 square inches of the plastic sheets on which engravings are made by the Courier News' Fairchild Engraver. About a fourth of these pictures were made for use in advertisements, To make the photographs used in today's edition and to copy old photos submitted for itse In it a total of 1.090 negatives were exposed. A total of 910 Hash bulbs were used in taking pictures requiring the added light. * 'FOK-COTTON GIRL'— Jnnle Mctcnlf,: of Las Vega*, Nev., models « Bikini bathing Mill nmde of fluffy cotton grown right In the Las rVegas area by a local grower who Just wanted to prove that he could do it. No report. available on what happens to the suit if the . wearer goes into the water. Steele Man Faces Suit for $35,000 A $35.000 damage suits.was tiled In Poinsett County Circuit court in Harrisburg yesterday against Howard Watkins of Steele. Mo., as the result of an automobile accident near Marked Tree Sept. 28. The suit was filed by the wife, daughter nnct son of James w. Rieathbaum, who was kilted in the accident. The complaint alleges that Mr. Watkins was -the driver of a car which struck Mr. Rieathbaum as he was repairing a flat tire on his car on Highway 63. TUMPAY, OGtom 18. 1ft* World News Briefs- Ambrose, clinic nurse, Irma Bunch clerk and Mrs. Fill. Mrs. Fill announced that Immunization clinics will be conducted Thursday at Dell and Friday at Durdette. Marshall Confident In Rearmament Plan WASHINGTON. Oct. 10. W) _ Secretary of Defense Marshall said today that while the biggest share of the nations rearmament program still lies ahead he is confident it will be accomplished. "The national defense Is now gaming In Its military phase." the general said in a speech prepared for a rally of capital Community Chest workers. "We are preparing to mobilize our resources on a tremendous scale to strengthen our combat, potential and that of our associates. Much- ill fact the most—remains to be done. And it will be done, I am i sure." Truman to Meet With MacArthur WASHINGTON. Oct. 10. UP) _ President Truman, will meet with Gen. Douglas MacArthur In the Pacific this coming weekend. .:. 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