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MOE TWELVE Putnam Promises Quick Ruling in Coal Pay Case ' MliMrt Hint Strik* May Not Coma Ev«n . If ROOM Disallowed WABHINOTON M — Economic Stabiliser Roger Putnam has promised a quick ruling 'on the disputed pay raise for coal miners. Ami there was s hint the miners might not strike If the ruling wont The Industry negotiated n $1.90 » day pay raise with union leader Jonm L. Lewis but the Wage Stabilization Board approved only purl of it. The WSB decided only »1.M per d*y was payable - and barred the remaining 40 cents as Inflationary. Lewis and the industry have asked Putnam to reverse, the WSB and approve the full amount. Putnam'heard arguments from both Lewis and Harry M. Moses, industry spokesman, at a special bearing yesterday. • '•'• IThey argued coal miners should get special consideration because of their hard underground work and conditions peculiar to the ln> dustry. They contended the full pay raise was approvable under the WSB's rule. 'After the hearing. Putnam gave no Indication at how he will rule but .said be would do so as soon as 'possible.' -.:• -• •' -,-' ;•' • Coal miners haa been expectec ;; to 'strike If Putnam ruled agalns the full pay raise, but Lewis In dlcated yesterday this might, no happen. < Lewis said "we'll wait" untl the WSB 'goes but ,of • business am wage ' controls are'-, abandoned, I necessary, but. he said some p dav the miners will gei the full $1.90 Commodity And Stock Markets— N«* Yorfc Cotton Open High Low 1:15 Dec ........ 3470 3481 3453 S474 Men ........ 3547 3555 3527 3547 .la; .: 357J 3583 3M1 3590 'Illy 3571 358* 3MJ 3688 4*w OrUaM Cotton Open High Low 1:15 De« .3473 3487 S4S5 3473 Mch 3543 3553 3523 3545 May 3572 J580 3SS« 3578 July . ...... 3569 35W 35*9 358S Chinese Delicacies : SINGAPORE (#)—People In Brit kin and the United States will be receiving " Chinese : delicacies fruit* u Christmas gifts from friend* In Singapore. • A Chinese canning .company putting up parcels containing pre •erred ginger, v chov-chow, ' ciim quits, Ijrchees, pig's legs, and pick ]eid vegetables .for any Common wealth country or the Unite' States..The ^'concern report* (teady itream of orders. IAFT Chicago Wheat Open High Low Dec . ./23071 23714 238 V£ Mch . .. 243T4 S44',4 D43H Zhkago Corn Open Deo ... 187 Mch . ..172 Soybean! O|ien Nov . ..304VJ Jan , ..307 Mch . .. 309« May High 1«7H 172X High 30514 307« soe;; Low 16«« 171Ti Low 30214 306W 308 307 1:15 1:15 Iffl'/i 175% 1:15 303« 308 n 308 % JOT'A N«w York Stock* A T and T 157 Amer Tobacco ,...-. 62 Anaconda Copper 38 Beth Steel 60 Chrysler .... 86 Coca-Cola 110 Qeii Electric 69 Oen Motors ., 63 Monlgomcry Ward ........ 59 N Y Central Hit Harvester ... J O Penney Republic Steel .. Radio .........;, Socony Vacuum SlifdebaJcer , Standard of N J Texas Corp Sears — Livestock NATIONAIj STOCKYARDS : III W>—(USDA)—Hogs 13,000; falrl; active; weights 130 Ihs up mostly 30 to 40 lower thnn Monday's av ernge; 150-180 Ibs 25 to 50 lower lighter weights in small suppl and selling extremely Irregularly sows 25' lo mostly 60 lower, In stances 75 off; bulk choice 180-'27 Ibs barrows ant] gilts unsorted to grade 17.00-15; Inllcr paid most] for choice nos. 1 nnd 2 180-23 Ibs; few 280-300 11)310.75; 160-U Obituaries Pi* * *• aew secretary of tate will reexamlae foreign policy. He said H will be up to Ilseo- bower to determine what lay be necessary. Taft disclosed during the onference that be has been work- ng on a series at amendments to he Tsft-HarUey Act. He ssid these would not change substantially'the national emergency section of the aw which now requires an M day waiting period before a strike in a Ital industry. '•I think we should let the new administration try out this for ouple of years and see how it works under an administration hat is more sympathetic to the aw than the present one," Taft aid. "I have aways felt that if a itrlke can not be settled In the M day period Congress then could iass a special emergency statute leallng with the particular strike." Taft was reminded there will be no forced change In the member ship of the National Labor Rela- lons Board, which administers the aw, before next August. He "e- plled that one of the amendments proposes would Increase the size of the board from the present r lve to seven members. He said he ex pec Is amendments to be offered :o ban nation-wide .bargaining, bu at present Is opposed to such i move. Taft also disclosed that Elsen hower had asked him for sugges tlons on appointments. Including lho.se on the Cabinet level. He said he had made some suggestions bu declined to name those Involved Drawing for Buffalo MISSOULA, Mont. UFI— Montan ans seem to like "buffaloburgers. 1 A drawing Is being held at the near by National Bison Range to se. wbich of 750 applicants will recelvi buffalo meat from the annual kill Fifty of the huge animals will be slaughtered because there Isn' enough grass on the range to feei them. Ibs 1S.50-17.00; few 120 - 140 Ib 12.50-15.50; sows 400 Ibs down 15.75 18.25; heavier sows 13.75 - 15.50 most boars 11.00-14.00. Cattle 4,500, calves 1,800; open Ing slow on classes and bids gen erally 'unevenly lower on steers heifers and cows wllh very littl done; bulls 25 lower; utility an commercial bulls 15.50-18.50. . Y. Shopping ly Helicopter? A. P. Travis Dies Suddenly Heart Attack Fatal To BlythovilU Man Services for Augustus P. Travis, rho died suddenly at his home here •esttrday following a heart attack, will be conducted it 3:15 p.m. tomorrow at First Methodist Church by the Rev. Roy I. Bagley, pastor. Burial will be In Maple Grove emetery with Cobb,Funeral Home n charge. Mr. Travis, who wu K. hlfi been 11 for about two months. Born in Benton, Ky., he has resided in U\y- heyllle since 1915 when he came here from Paducah, Ky. A former lllnols Central Railroad employe he had farmed here since his re- .Irement. Eurvlvors are hU wife, Mrs. Wllla Travis, and a daughter, Mrs. Horace Walpole. Active pallbearers will be Harey Morris, Robert Fonsythe, H. G Partlow, James Kelly, A. C. Haley Paul Cooley and Charles Henry. Members of the Men's Bible Clas. of the First Methodist Church wll serve as honorary pallbearers. Other honorary pallbearers wll i)e Roy Head, T. F. Dean, Onylorc Lewis, Jack Robinson, J. w. Adams Elbret Alley, Linwood Lewis. Eddi Ford a.nd Lloyd Jones. YORK (*) — A' midtown Manhattan department sion ii onsldering turning its extensive oof into a landing field for heli- opten of shoppers from th* su- urbs. . William M. Holmes, president of ames McCreery & Co., displayed li th* store's fourth floor a model commuters' helicopter. Engl- Rites Tomorrow For Leroy Fisher - Services for Leroy Fisher, forme Blytheville resident who died yes terdfly at Poplar Bluff Veteran Hospital, will be conducted at p.m. tomorrow at Cobb Funera Home Chapel by the Rev. J'. O. Dick Inson, pastor of Assembly of Goc Church here. : Mr. Fisher, who resided at Par agould, was 62, Born In Tennesse he had operated a sawmill and v:a a veteran of World War X Survivors Include a daughter, Mr Margaret Reed ol West Memphis three sons. Milton Fisher, with th armed forces in^Alnska, Charl Fisher of Pontiac, Mich., and Alvi Fisher of Washington State; brother, Oliver Fisher of Steel Mo.; and a sister, Mrs. Elizabe 1 Taylor of Wynne, big f neers say th* store roof Is nough to aocommoaat* them. There Is one physical obstacle lowever. Across the street te the Empire State Building, world's allest, whose television transmit- Ing tower was originally constructed u a dirigible mooring mast. Up ,nd down-drafts, not • to mention wirling lateral currents, were usually so violent that no dirigible ever approaved It and pilots gave t a wide berth. Playing Possum Outwits Bear MISSOULA, Mont. (/P>—Max B Harris played possum and escapee death. In the powf liu) paws of grizzly bear with a head "as big 15 a washtub." Harris was atUksert while hunt Ing on a wilderness trail. The huge grizzly, often considered the mos ferocious of bears lunged at Harri before he could shoot. The bea clawed Harris' scalp and right hanc and chewed his shoulders. Harri went limp. The bear dropped til and ambled away. The wounded man managed t fire his rifle and attract compan Ions, A helicopter later plucke Harris from the woods and flew him to a local hospital where h Is on the mend. Two Cars Damaged ' , In Collision Here Two cars were Involved In a i nor collision yesterday in front the bus station on Fifth Street; A 1951 Dodge, driven by Mr Sylvan Gridley of Manila, In pull ing -out of the Pontiac compan struck the left side of a 1950 Plj mouth, driven by Mrs. Dan MUIi of 205 East Missouri, which w; traveling south on Firth Stree poHce said. No injures were reported only fender and door damage w. clone to the cars. EISENHOWER mPa«eN hint. This spokesman said the Pr*»lent-elect feels that, unless there some unexpected development world-shaking proportions, he should refrain from even suggest- .ng to the Truman administration ny course of action on domestic 3d-foreign affairs. The President - elect will be eady to act quickly, this source Id, when he takes office Jan 20. In this connection, Republicans ooked toward New York confer- nces tomorrow between the gen- ral and GOP cohgfesslona eaders as likely to be decisive charting his opening course. Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio told eporters yesterday Eisenhower will be asked to "point the way' half-dozen pressing legisla lye issue!! when he talks with Taf and Rep. Joseph Martin of Massa chusetts, expected to become .peaker of the new house. Elsenhower also will see Sen Styles Bridges of New Hampshire icheduled to head the powerful ap >roprlallons committee, and Sen Alexander .Wiley of Wisconsin jrospective new chairman of th 'orelgn relations committee. Wiley has urged Eisenhower t back publicly the American in sistence In the. U. N. that Nort Korean war prisoners should no be returned to their countr against their will. But there Is n sign the general will take an such action. Nor was' there any Ihdlcatlo that Eisenhower would - take suggestion' voiced . by Democrat' Sen. Richard B. Russell of Geoit'l that he designate : now the me he expects to appoint to top-High cabinet posts. "It would be very helpful If Gen Elsenhower would name the me he expects to appoint to his cal inet so that they could beg sitting in with', present cabin members," Russell told a r porter. "That way the transitio could be made to the new adrnlr Istratlon without loss of time." Sen. Herman Welker said In Interview he hopes Eisenhower a points a couple of Southern Democrats to the, ckolnet. "The Republican party has its best opportunity to make headway in the South and we should convince the Southerners that we Intend to make" them • active : participants in the government and lean on them for help and leader- Is* MMwted MM sppolotnMot of Sen. Hsrry Byrd of Tirgtnl* u at the Trmsurr *ad Mental? at >lt supported Oor. teveraon, the Democratic M, but Byrd did not. Sen. Taft told reporter* b» hut lade som* suggestions to Elsen- hower about cabinet appointment* ut declined to mention any ames. Sen. Henry Cabot Lodgs Jr. of Massachusetts, who baa been men- oned u a possible appoint** to both Uw StaU and Defense De- Ike Resign* A* Columbia President triments, disclosed h* has been elephonlng Information to Elsen- ower at Augusta, Ga., where the eneral ended a two-week vaca- ion today for the flight, to Wssh- ngton. Lodge said he had talked with secretary! of Defense Lovett' snd with Acting Secretary of Mat* David K.. Bruce. Lovett told reporters most of his conversation with lodge concerned arrangements for Elsen- hower's projected personal trip to iurvey conditions in Korea. Lovett said Detroit banker Jo**ph Dodge, designated by Eisenhower to sit as an .observer with drafters of the new budget, had met with other Defense Department officials. Lodge If Elsenhower' a liaison with most government agencies, while Dodge's tasks lie solely with the Budget Bureau. TOfUK m-PrMidet Dwight D. Etaenhewer.hu ed as president of Columbia' versity, effective the day before M* Inauguration Jan. 30. •' The university announced yesterday that Eisenhower In a totter dated:Nov. 15 submitted hb resit- nation both as president and "an active trustee." The general assumed the presidency of Columbia on June 7, l»4t. He has been on leave without pay since February, 1*61. He originally took the leave.to swve as supreme., commander of the North Treaty Organization forces. TAX (Continued from Page 1) restored." The Committee , slso concluded that taxes should be collected the same year tbey sre assessed.^ Willtins named L, L. Baxter and Virgil Blossom of Fayetteville and John Rudisill of Little Rock to the subcommittee to complete the study on property taxes. : Other subcommittees named by Wllklns'and their subjects:Sales and cigarette taxes—Alex Washburn, editor of the Hope Star, and Arch Ford, assistant state education commissioner.* Corporation franchise ind income tax—William Shepherd and Frank Cantrell of Little Bock, M. H. Russell of Lake Village arid Gaither Johnson of Derrhott. Severance taxes—State Sen.-elect Marvin Melton of Jonesboro .and Rep. Bob Harvey of Jackson County. Taxes to be, abandoned • by the stntc—Mellon and Harvey. Osc*o/o Salesman Win* Achievement Award "OSCEOLA — David Chiles, sales•man for the Ben F. Butler Co., in Joiner, was presented a brcnse plsqu. last week for outstanding sales achievement In the trl-states by 55 dealers who are connected with the Big Three Retail Parts Sales Companies. 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