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BLYTHEVILLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MARCH 11, 1941, Strike May Halt Rail Operations Union Threatening To Piektt Ttrminali In Expr.ii Walkout ' NEW YORK, March 11. lift— A union threat to tie up New York's two big«*»t railroad passenger sin- lion* added new complications today to a dispute that has snarled Railway Express shipping here. Obituaries way A union official said Picket lines be thrown around Pennsylvania »nd Gr»nd Central Stations- move which he said would halt operations at the two rials. big termi- Dinlel J. Sullivan, general chairman of the express division of the AFL Brotherhood of Railway and Steamship Clerks, made the threat yesterday In reprisal for what he celled « "lockout" by the Railway Express Agency. ,..«.. ; He ««ld 3,000 employes in freight terminals, depots and sorting stations In New York and Northern New Jersey have been locked out is th« result of » "work slowdown" by express workers. The slowdown slarted three days • go In protest against what the union termed "company/ stalling" In contract negotiations now go- Ing on in Chicago. Claiming employes were falling {'to carry out their assigned duties,' the company yesterday laid olf !,- m men, and said the employmen pj lome 7,800 other package hand lera and drivers would be terml fated by tomorrow. ', Sullivan said 3.500 others ha been laid of In Washington, Baltl rnore and Philadelphia. ', Although the company did no confirm this, an official said it wa "likely" that layoffs would resu in'cltles throughout the country c result of the paralyzing sltuatio here. Father ot Blytheville Dentist Dies in Piggott Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday for C. C. Craig of Piggott, father of Dr. C. L. Craig Blytheville dentist, at the First Methodist Church In Paragould. Mr. Craig died at a hospital ii Piggott yesterday, following a hear attack. He wns 59. He hud formerls made his home In Lenchville, bu had been In PigBolt for the pas several years. Survivors oilier than Dr. Oral Include his wife, Mrs. Marjorle W Craig; two daughters, Miss Mar Louise Craig of Dayton, Ohio, an Mrs. T. J. Dnvls of Montgomer; Ala.; another son, Maurice C. Oral Civic Music Ass'n >iscusses Plans : or Next Season Directors of the BlyllievUle Civ- c Music Association met last light In the home of Mrs. Toby x)iig. 1221 West Ash Street, treas- ernnicnt's executive branch. of PiGBotl: and a sister, Mrs. Ton Lewis of Mnnnndukp. ARMERS Hoover S*«s Wideico/e Opposition to Re forms Asked by His Committee •NEW YORK, March 11. W'i—For- mer President Herbert, Hoover predicts wldescale opposition lo Uic reforms advocated by liLs conuv.it- lee on reorganization ol the gov- organlzatton which a series of concerts I irer lor the sponsoring for music lovers. Mrs, J. Wilson Henry. 231 ° M ar 6 ttrct Street, as- soclnilon president, presided. IMrins for (lie two remaining "We've already felt the bites of the grasshoppers," he said yesterday. "They've apeared throughout the country, and we have lo fight D. A. R. them off." Calling for public support of the concerts for the current season, I recommendations. Hoover said till! and for a membership drive. I changes not only would save the which will follow the final concert taxpayers considerable money, but In April, were discussed. The pres- I W ould make the government "a fin- tdent was authorised to appoint cl . s p c e!nien of intelligence, integ- nomlnntinK a" 11 program comml- r | ty antl efficiency." ttees. Another committee will con- ,,. n , is L , pro bably the last chance slder obtaining a place •— we have," he said, its bonrts." to Iree It from Continued from Page 1 all's insurance program through vo compiles organl'/ed by bureau Derating In Southern stales. Bilhrry, Koae S|irak Other speakers dealing with the crlill/.cr program Included Keith Bilbrey, tarm agent tor North Mississippi County; Charles Rose of noselnnd, director of the Arkansas •arm Bureau Federation, and O. O Stivers, Instructor for courses offer- d In Manila for veterans. Mr Jilbrey discussed the need tor use or more fertilizer In the Manila area, and In the county as a whole tor presenting the concert artists to be booked for the 1948-50 season. The first of the concerts wasi—. ,* *• prl'ented In the American Leg-1 Stor* CoUSCJ Alarm ion's Memorial Auditorium and the others have been In the Mox An overheated oil heater in the Theater on West Main Street. It garage of the Blytheville Motor hm 'been necessary to provide Company was the cause of a rue hairs to enlarge the capacity of alarm at noon today. No damage re- theater to Hccomodate mem-1 suited. ers attending crls. Court House Repairs Planned in Oiceo/a " Work Is expected to begin In nil .April on renovation of the Sou Missslssippi County Court House Osceoln. County Judge Roland Green of ^Blytheville has informed Roberl Graves, chairman of the City Bcan- "lificatlon Committee ot the O.-iceola 'Chamber of Commerce, tliat. the building will be repainted both in«lo> and out. Judge Green also agreed thai the some of Ihe eon- 41 Killed in Blast Venetians Up in Arms tecause ot Pigeons VENICE—'/Vi—Venice Is stirred up about the municipal action against pigeons of St. Mark's Square, beloved nlike by tourists nd Venetians. Their dally ration Mr. Mny In addition lo presenting he outline for obtaining tlie fanner owned plant, reported on leglsla live matters before the session the Arkansas Legislature, .whlcl ended Its 1949 session yesterday He said that many recommen dations ol the Mississippi Coiml bureau, and of the Arkansas Far: Bureau, had been enacted Into law and that proposals considered ob jccllonable hart been rejected wit the overall result that the farmers' interest, had been safeguarded by the lawmakers. Legislative Sesslrm Revealed Larger sums were appropriated for the next two years for the Agricultural Extension Service and the experiment stations opcrnled by th c University ol Arkansas College of Agriculture. Provlstori was made for paying a four and one-half cent per gallon refnnd of taxes p»!d for gasoline used In tractors. Larger appropriations were made for tile control of Bang's Disease in live- of 35 pounds of city com. the town council lias decided, will -be • cut down lo 22 pounds. Tlie city's flue arts division also stated thai the pigeons were spoil- Ing the roofs of St. Mark's basilica and hns put sharp steel edges on one of the favorite resting places. It is calculated here that the pi geoiis—a Venetian landmark—number about 2.000. Since the war many have become accustomed, to seek their food elsewhere and do not rely entirely on municipal corn. Kind Venetians who love the pig- ons put food for them In their irdens or o» window sills. Protests are coming from pigeon overs against the "sanctions" im- osert by the city fathers. "Gaz- cttlno Sera" published an angry FRANKFURT. Germany, March II. tiV> —Thc newspaper Ncue Pre.-sc today reported the death of 41 German workers in an explosion of powder factory near Bautzen, in Soviet-occupied Saxony. The paper said the explosion occurred In the Goda factory, which manufactures powder for Soviet occupation authorities. Continued From Page 1. can Indian, Approved Schools, Conservation, Genealogical Records, Girl Homemakers, Correct Use of the Flag. D.A.E, Manual for Citizenship, D.A.R. Magazine, Press Relations, Radio, and tlie committee on nominations. Mrs. James Kill, Jr., was hostess between 4 and 5:30 p.m. today at a tea In her home on North Klgth Street honoring Miss Lloyd, who Is vice president-general of thc DA. R.. Mrs. Donald B. Adams, national president of the Children of the American Revolution, and Mrs Gerlj, state regent for the D. A R. The Minor Room in Hotel Noble will be the scene of the anmia banquet tonight at which time Dr. W. J. Edens of Jonesboro president of Arkansas State Col Icge, will address the group. Hi subject will be "Americanism. Mrs. Gcrifi will prslde over 111 banquet anil a feature of thl meeting will be the pre.senlatio of the Good Pilgrim Citizen. Election Saturday Sessions Saturday morning be In the First Prcsbyteria Church and officers will be elect cd and installed. The present slate officers ii •on iession which will conclude! IB convention. Dinner for Stale Officers The State Officers Club Dinner eld In Hotel Noble last night, pencd the annual conference of ic Arkansas Society, Daughters the American Revolution. Mrs. D. M. DigBS, of Proctor, resident of the officers club, pres- ded over the meeting which was pened with the singing of "The tar-Spangled Banner," with Mrs. ohn W. Edrlngton. president of he State Soeielly Children of thc American Revolution, as accom- lanlst. A vocal solo was presented >y Miss Jane McAdams of niythc- /Ille, who wns accompanied by Mrs. F. B. Joyner. Mrs. Samuel I". Davis, Sr., of Little Rock, honorary stale regent, ave the principal address, "Francis Scott Key," composer of the national anthem. A meeting of the State. Board of Management was held following thc dinner, with Mrs. Gcrig, state regent, presiding. Miss Marie Lloyd of Little Rock, vice-president Rcneral was guest of honor this morning at a breakfast at Hotel Noble. Miss Wixson Wins Title ' Of "Miss Blue Bonnet" Miss Emily Wix.son, former society editor and reiXH'ter for the Courier News, has been .selected a.s "Mtss Blue Bonnet of Memphis", it was disclosed todaj. The sclecllon was announced by W. C. Hightowcr, manager ol the Southeast Region for Standard Brands, Inc., which uses the "Blue Bonnet" as a brai lor Us food products. Miss Wixson now Is with II Memphis Commercial Appeal the Press Scimitar as editor of U two papers' trade publication wh Ls distributed among business fir in Memphis. She is the daughter Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Wixson ol B delte. Read Courier News Want Ad Livestock Read Courier News Want Ads. letter from tx Venetian, "against this inhuman treatment to the symbols of peace." But the town council has not budged. The pigeons will get short rations from now on. elude: Mrs. Gcrig, regent: Mrs., Frazier, vice regent: Mrs. Minnie j Reeves Sheppard, chapalin; Mrs. Alexander Weir, recording secretary; Mrs. P. G. Horton, corresponding secretary; Mrs. Edward M. Brown, treasurer; Mrs. Joe W. Cooper, registrar; Mrs. Harold E. Weaver, historian; Miss Harriett King, librarian: Mrs. .1. B Hesterly curator; Mrs. Samuel P. Davis, parliamentarian A meeting of the State Board of Management is scheduled for Saturday morning and will be followed by another luncheon In Hotel Noble with John W. Edrington. ol Oscella, state president of the C.A.R., presiding. Mrs. Adams, national C.A.R president, will speak at the lunch- NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111.. March 11. WV-(USDA)— Hogs 7,000; market uneven, 25 to 50 lower han Thursday's average; bulk good •md choice 180-220 Ibs 21.50-75; top 21.75; 230-270 Ibs '20.00-21.25; 270325 Ibs 19.00-20.25: 140-110 Ibs 20.2521.25; 100-130 Ibs 16.25-19.50; sows 400 Ibs down 17.50-18.50; over 400 Ibs 15.50-17.00; most stags 12.0014.50. Cattle 1.000; calves 500; steers and heifers fully steady; cows uneven; medium and gcod beef cows steady; bidding unevenly lower on canners and cutters and little done: bulls and veal ers steady; few medium and good steers 23.00-24.25; good heifers and mixed yearlings 23.00-24.50; mostly odd lots; common and medium 19.00-22.00; medium and good cows around 18.25-50; little sold In the way of canners and cutters and common beef types. Sohenley continues to blend, with pre-war quality grain neutral spirits, the same rich measure of Cfc and A year old whiskies.* * GENUINE PRE-WAR DUALITY BLENDED WHISKEY, 86 PROOF. THE STRAIGHT WHISKIES IN THIS PRODUCT ARE 5 YEARS OR MORE OLD. 35% STRAIGHT WHISKEY 65% GRAIN NEUTRAL SPIRITS. 10% STRAIGHT WHISKEY 5 YEARS OLD. 21% STRAIGHT WHISKEY 6 YEARS OLD. 4% STRAIGHT WHISKEY 7 YEARS OLD, COPYRIGHT 1949, SCHENLEY DISTILLERS CORPORATION, NEW YORK CITY. iounty will bear one-half of the "cost of landscaping the court house grounds. ; The Chamber of Commerce also yas authorized by Judge Green to [obtain estimates on cleaning and polishing of the copper dome of ;-the building, which has liiVncil | "green. . The committee In charge of obtaining landscaping estimates .from nurseries includes Mrs. R. M. Fletcher, chairman, and Mrs. C. W. Watson. Mrs. George Conr. and Mrs. Steve Ralph. They will be assisted by Mrs. Guy Bryant. Members of the Chamber's City Beautifleation Committee arc Mrs. Joe Rhodes. Jr.. Frances Whitnrarc. Mrs. John Wliitc, Sr., Mrs. Watson. Mrs. Cone. Mrs. Ralph. Joe Applebaum, Mrs. Fletcher, R. C. Van Wey, C. H. Terrell and Gwendolyn Hollificld. stock, and to finance boarder activity by the State plant Board. The feed and fertilizer inspection program \vas shifted from the State i ncvcnue Department to the Slat Plant Board and funds provided fo it laboratory where tests can be made lo assure farmers lhat the I are getting the propcrr ingredient ! In the feed and thc fertilizer the buy. Mr. May also reported on a re cent conference in St. Louis wiiei the farm labor situation was dls NEW Manila, Ark. Shows EVERY NIGHT Boi Opens Week Dajs 7:00 p.m Matinee Saturday * Sunday Sat.-Sun I p.m. ConU Shonlnf Friday 'BLONDIE'S SECRET" will- Penny Sin[lelon and Arlbur Lake Also Short U.S. Population at Peak WASHINGTON, March 11. (>T>— The United States population, climbing more than 200,000 each month, reached a record U8.0C0.030 last January 1, the Census Bureau reported today. ; "Natural increase"—Hie excess of births over death—counted lor 91 per cent of the 1918 population rise: j united Immigration cent. for the other 9 per Mr. May and J. H. Grain of Wilson represented Arkansas at the meeting, where primary stcris were taken to have the contract to get Mexican nationals into this country re-wiHtcn. Mr. May said lhat two governments and many apencics \vere involved In the problem of getting laborers here for work seasons, and that complete satisfaction with the contract was almost impossible, but lie expressed the belief that immediate action would guarantee farmers sufficient labor next. year. He - suggested the formation of an association in Mississippi County in the near future so thai there would be no delay incurred due to lack of adequate planning here. Th'c State Department. thc States Employment Scrv- Saturday 'RENEGADES OF RIO GRANDE" Also Shorts Read Courier News Want Ads ice, the National Fann Bureau, the Immigration Service and the Mexican Govcrnnint were represented at the meeting in St. Louis SATURDAY OWL SHOW "BEHIND LOCKED DOORS" with Lucille Bremer and Richard Carlson Also Shorts Sundny and nlmulay "RIVER LADY" with Yvonne DeCarlo and Rod C^mrron Also Shorts AUCTION SALE -Central Auto & Home Supply- 419 West Main Phon. 585 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. Friday 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. Saturday !f you're downtown before the Auction Sale starts, you can drop inlo the store and buy any of the merchandise at cost. Our slock consists of radios, kitchenware. hardware, toys, auto supplies, oil stoves, and many other items. Both stock and fixtures will he sold. The Auction Sale will he conducted by Doc Dean. NOTHING WILL PUT YOU QUICKER IN GOOD SPRING SPIRITS THAN.THESE NEW HATS BY STETSON & KNOX, MADE OF ROYAL DELUXE QUALITY FUR FELT IN GOOD PASTEL MIXTURES OF PEARL-GARY, BLUE-GRAY, GREEN-GRAY AND BEIGE-TAN. Priced From $Q50 8 Com* in Friday or Saturday. You'r« Sure to Find Several Things You Heed . . . at a Big Saving! ' CENTRAL AUTO & HOME SUPPLY 419 W«st M>tn B!yth«TilU // It's For a Man, Mead's Wi/l Have It! MEAD'S ."• V ' 111 MAIN ITMU « ^