The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 2, 1954 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 2, 1954
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FRIDAY APRIL 1, 1054 BLYTOTVILLB ) COURIER NEWS FA01 New York Dock Strike Continues; Amnesty Refused NEW YORK (AP) — The New York-New Jersey Waterfront Commission has given a quick "no" to a bid by the striking longshoremen's union to end its walkout in exchange for amnesty for about 65 blackballed dockers. The offer came from the International Longshoremen's Assn. (ILA). The bistate waterfront cleanup co m m i s s i o n immediately announced it would take no action to meet conditions -brazenly advanced" by ILA Executive Vice President Patrick J. Connolly. Connolly said last night that ILA leaders were willing to recommend that the strikers return to work if the waterfront commission would return the work passes picked up since the srtrike started March 5—in defiance of a federal court injunction. The permits to work on the piers —required under recent legislation of the two states, with congressional approval—were lifted presumably for violence or other offenses. The ILA—locked in a bitter struggle with the nonstriking AFL- ILA for control of waterfront labor—charged that some work permits were taken away for no valid reason. Connolly said the ILA men would not return to work until the lifted passes were restored. His statement was issued after an emergency meeting of 180 members of the ILA New York District Council. Lawrence E. Walsh, executive director of the waterfront com- xnission, said he would make no ''compromise with lawlessness." "The commission," he told newsmen, "will not be deterred from the vigorous and thorough investigation of every violation of law in connection with the current work stoppage or from the imposition of just penalties." Later last night, ILA President William V. Bradley pledged "every effort" to persuade the ILA council to get the strikers back to work. Bradley, speaking on a television program, said Gov. Thomas E. Dewey of New York and Gov. Robert B. Meyner of New Jersey —overseers of the waterfront commission—"have no right to take away a man's right to work." Bradley said he had gotten a pledge of 100 per cent support from John L. Lewis, head of the United Mine Workers, in Washington a week ago. Lewis has been giving substantial financial support to the ILA in its fight with the AFL-ILA. Up until last week, Bradley and other ILA chiefs had called the month-old work stoppage a "spon taneous" walkout. But then they gave it official sanction. The ILA, eight of its New York and New Jersey locals, and three officers of Manhattan locals are on trial in federal court on charges of fomenting the strike in defiance of the federal injunction. The strike is an outgrowth of the contest between the ILA and the AFL-ILA for certification by the National Labor Relations Board as bargaining agent for the harbor's 24,000 waterfront workers. The Babe' Gives Ike Helping Hand Open Cancer Drive Together; President Gets Some Golf Tips WASHINGTON (#—Babe Didrikson Zaharias helped President Ei- Tne Nation's Business Texas Oilmen See New Land Rush When Off Shore Oil Leases Sold By SAM DAWSON HOUSTON, Tex. (AP) — Oilmen see a new land rush in the making. Spirited bidding for oil leases is predicted when the federal government opens its share of the submerged lands off the shores of Louisiana and Texas, possibly this month. And Atty. Gen. Edmund G. Brown of California hails the recent refusal by the Supreme Court to consider a challenge to the offshore oil act as helping clear the way for granting of state leases for wells directly into submerged oil resources he estimates as worth billions of dollars. Some strange new equipment may be used when the oilmen go seeking oil along the continental shelf in the Gulf of Mexico. One outfit a-building is said to be as big as a small ocean liner. It expects to drive piles into the floor of the Gulf-, then jack itself up . . _. above the waves, and later when senhower open the 1954 drive for!it's time to move on. its planners funds against cancer last night and also gave him a few professional pointers on his golf game. Last year the famous Babe came down with cancer herself. There was talk for a while that she never would be able to play golf again. But a few months after an operation she was belting the ball as of old. and still is. At the White House, Babe and Mrs. Eisenhower watched as the President passed a pellet of radioactive cobalt, used in cancer research, over a Geiger counter. That generated an impulse which was transmitted by wire to New York's Times Square, where it illuminated a 70 - foot crusader's sword, symbol of the American Cancer Society. Illumination of the sword signaled the start of the society's drive for 20 million dollars to fight the disease. When the President's part in the ceremony was concluded, Mrs. Zaharias stepped up and told him she had prepared a long speech on the work of the society. "But I think I'll just talk to you a little about your golf," she said. "How is your golf?" "Well," the President laughed, "it could be better. But .as long as I've got people like you to emulate, I'll be all right. "I hope one of these days to have a game with you, and I won't be afraid to take a lot of strokes." No Long: Speech When the President and the First Lady entered the broadcasting room where the cancer fund ceremony was held, the Babe was j grasping the pointed end of a wooden sword and was swinging as she would a golf club. Eisenhower smiled and volunteered to send upstairs for the real thing. They settled for the improvised club, however, and the Babe proceeded to give him a few tips about his grip. The President confided he has been having a little trouble with it, and before he through he had the sword in hands, demonstrating just what he meant. Mrs. Zaharias showed him how to correct the trouble, and the President expressed his thanks. failure to rid itself of racketeers, and then set up the AFL-ILA. Yesterday, the NLRB in Washington set aside last December's bargaining representation election between the ILA and the AFL-ILA. The ILA led in the votes counted, but a large batch of ballots were challenged. The election was scrapped after hearings on an AFL-ILA complaint taht ILA supporters used violence, coercion and intimidation and thus prevented a free expression of the workers' will at the polls. The NLRB ordered a new election. It said the ILA's name could not appear on the ballot unless the strike was ended -"forthwith." Seoul when Communist armies swept down on the city late in 1950. will re-establish its Tokyo-Seoul service April 26. say it should be able to pull up stakes and start over again at another likely spot. Costs will run high, both for drilling and for leases. Once Texas cleared title to tidelands for 10 miles out—the federal gvoernment holds title beyond that—it got 35 million dollars out of lease sales. The highest price paid for a lease, (they cover 5.000 .acres on the bottom of the Gulf) was three million dollars. Louisiana leases haven't gone on the market yet. It's still feuding. The federal government says Louisiana's historic limit is three miles. The state claims three leagues (about 10 miles) as in the case of Texas. Many oilmen say the oil prospects seem better off the Louisiana than the Texas shore. And bidding may run even higher when the leases are put up. Drilling on old leases (predating the court and congressional squabbles) already extends as far as 25 miles offshore. Oilmen say that the cost of locating a producing well offshore averages three times that of getting one onshore. Then why do they want these tideland leases so badly? "It's getting hard to find rich new oil fields onshore." says K. H. Shaffer, California Oil Co. vice president with offices in New Orleans. "The tidelands are the one big place around where we're, fairly sure there's oil" E. W. Webb, vice president in charge of production for the Continental Oil Co. here, says, "Drilling offshore is like going from a poker game where the chips are 10 cents to one where they're $10." The average cost of drilling a well in the tidelands is put by various oilmen as from 1 to 1V 4 million dollars. Hnce a dry hole is an expensive failure . Because the stakes are so high, companies tend to team up to lease sites and to spread the risk by drilling in several places. At present, 23 rigs, of all companies, are reported drilling offshore on old leases—they have to HOLLAND NEWS By Mrs. Voris Workman Men's Club MeeU The Holland Men's Club held its out. Since December, 20 outfits hax r e filed intention to drill, and four platforms have been put in place in the water for drilling. There would be more drilling now but for the lack of platforms and equipment, according to Con- in the Home Economics Building for the basketball boys and girls, Coach R. Malone, and the leaders of the pep-squad. Chas. Cohoon was master of ceremonies. Coach Malone introduced his players and senior players, Bobby Smith, Tony Little, Willene Burlison, Bonnie Duvale and Shirley Childers made brief statements and expressed their appreciation to the club. The dinner was prepared by Mrs. L. Larch and her Home Economies girls. FFA Holds Banquet The annual FFA Father and son Banquet was held Friday night in the Home Economics Building, with school board members, faculty men and nonary members present. Freddie Swindle FFA president, was master of ceremonies. Each boy brought a dish to accompany fried fish and hot rolls prepared by Mrs. P. K. Harris and Mrs. Freddie Collins. Clifton Walker of Sikeston was guest speaker and spoke to the group on "Crossing the Rubicon." A film of the 25th anniversary of the national FFA meeting held at Kansas City was shown. Give College Data Visitors from different colleges this past week visited Holland High School, to acquaint seniors with various aspects of college life. On Monday, Dean Forest Rose of Southeast Missouri State College talked to a student assembly on "Why Go to College-" Wednesday, Dr. Huett of Arkansas State College talked to the seniors and showed slides of college activities. Thursday, H. O. Grauel, member of the faculty of Southeast Missouri State College, Nancy Damon, student from Blytheville, and Guy Purcell, student from Cape Girardeau, visited the school, met with the Senors in a question-answer session. Attend Music Events Sammy "Workman in company with Ronnie Wagster of Cooter and tinental's president, L. F. McCol- ium. He thinks there'll be a scramble for leases when the government sets the rules and calls for bids. And he fears his competitors will bid high. Richard Powell, music teacher, went to Cape Girdcau, Thursday, Sammy represented Holland high school and Ronnie the Cooler school, both playing piano solos. Enter Spelling Event Ray Lavonne Cohoon represented Holland grade school in the county spelling contest at Caruthersville. Friday. Enter Contest Dolnn Rogers, commerlcal teach' er. Saturday, took Charles and Jame Tankersley. Lurry Depriest and Sammy Workman to Wardcll to participate in the annual commercial contest held by the county high schools. Charles, James and Larry entered the typing contest, with Sammy as alternate, and Charles also entered the bookkeeping event. Richard Powell is in Chica-go thu week representing the Holland an Cooter schools at the meeting o the Music Educators National Con ference. Miss Maggie Harber, second grad teacher, has announced her retire ment from teaching at the end o this school year. She has taught years, with 37 years of Holland an Steele schools. Jimmy Little was surprised o his 17th birthday Sunday evenln when his parents. Mr. and Mrs, A R. Little, invited a group of youn people to his home for dinner Those present, besides Jimmy, wei Violet Jones, Keith Little, Taiith Smith, Tony Little, Bonnie Duval Sammy Workman, Joan Rickman and John Cohoon. Mrs. Kenneth Berry was hostes. to the Town and Country CIu Wednesday night. Her house wn decorated with gladioli which Mrs L. Berry had sent from Florida. A bridge Mrs. Lewis Hester won higl score, with Mrs. Virgil Utley se cond and Mrs. Arnold Moon bridge The Sunday-school class of Mrs J. B. Holly held a skating party a Hayti Tuesday night, with Bobbj Smith as sponsor. Mrs. B. I. Edwards arrived horn Seoul Flights Re-instated TOKYO (ff>) — Northwest Air Lines, which abandoned flights to FOR TOPS IN SCREEN & AWNING SERVICE SEE OR CALL Knop Screen & Awning Co. Building Specialties 633 S. E. Parkway Dr. Phone 4233 Zephyr Aluminum & Redwood Awnings, Venetian Blinds, Aluminum Screens & Perma Shade Aluminum Awnings. On Phillips' Sales Staff SUNDAY • MONDAY TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY M-G-M, the greatest producer of musicals presents the first great musical in BERT MARJORIE MAIN . THRILL SONGSI . ROSE MARIE '/ SONG OF THE -' MOUNTIES 1 INDIAN LOVE CAU ' FREE TO BE FREE „ tnd More ... < \ ("I LOVE YOU") AH new and in COLOR GLORY!. 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Avis spent, several days this week visiting their daughter and family, M,Sgt. Paul Bach, in Rantoul, III. Mr. and Mrs- J. B. Holly were in St. Louis this week, Mr. Holly going for a medical check-up at Barnes hospital. A2, c Richard E. Frazer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Frazer of Hermondale. landed in Seattle last week for a 30 day leave. Richard has spent a year in Japan and 6 months in Korea as a mechanic. Dorothy Hams, ciaugnter of Mr. and Mrs. P. K. Harris, spent the week end here with her parents and daughter, Christina. Betty Joyce French and friend. Royal Powell, of St. Louis were weekend guest* in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Roy French. R. E. L. Smith attended the county singing convention at Vicksburg last Sunday. Attendinng the Ice Follies In Memphis Sunday were Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Berry, Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Hester, and Mrs. and Mrs. Culton Porter and Homer Smith, Jr- The adult farmers m'uht class conducted by Donald Long concluded its course with a fish fry Monday nlKht. Sam Sample of Hayti was a guest. Mrs. Arnold Moon is in the Methodist Hospital at Memphis this week after having: undergone surgery Monday. Her condition is not serious and she expects to return home at the end of the week. Word was received last week of the death of Mrs. Annie Little, at Methodist Hospital in Peoria. 111. Joe Frank Little, her brother-in- law, Mrs. Elsie Fisk and Mrs. A. H. Webb drove to Augusta, Kan., where the funeral services were held They returned Monday. Mrs. Clifton Walker and children visited Mrs. Jot Colenmn Friday night while Mr. Walker attended the FFA banquet. Later In the evening she and Mrs, Coleman called on Mrs. L. Kinder. Mrs. Harold Little and daughter, Juno, have returned from several weeks visit with a cousin hi Houston. Texas. H-Bomb It COLLEGE 8TATION, Tex The chief of the Air Force's Tactical Command, Gen. Otto P. Wayland. said on a visit here yesterday he doesn't believe the Communisti "would d-are start anything" in tht wake of recent V- 8. hydrogen bomb tests. Relieves Colds' Pai World's Largest Seller at lOt PIGS WITH APPEAL! Ole Hickory Inn 707 W. Chlckaaawba MOX -Theotre- On West Main St. In Blytheville Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 Sat.. Sun. 1:00 WE HAVE MOVED ** We have moved from 812 So. Lilly and are now open for business at 112 Holland St. Fresh Produce — Groceries — FresK Meats — We Deliver — JOHNSON S GROCERY & MKT. U 2 Holland Phone 9645 ON OUR METALLIC CURVED SCREEN tlstcn to KLCN at 10:10 a.m. and 4 p.m. for Ritz A Program Announcements DORIS LAST TIMES TODAY W&rner Bros: Calamity AND HOWARD COLO* »v I _ ,»un.«n ^.- - • T1 2? 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