The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 17, 1949 · Page 2
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nun nro WabashRailroad Strike Continues Walkout Enters Third I Day; No Indication , Of Settlement Seen ST. LOUIS, March Tr«ins on the strike-bound Wabash lUilrOKl remained Idle today for the third straight day with no Indication of » settlement. Some 3,000 operating employes »r» on jtrike. IJ no back-to-work frrmngement \s made, 9,000 other employes are due to be laid off beginning Saturday. President Truman has signed an order wiling for a 60-day postponement of the strike while a fact- finding. Ixwrd considers the dispute. But union leaders snld once a strike has started there Is no compulsion for them to semi the men back to work. They said they are twilling official notice of President Truman's order. Unions Involved are the motherhood of Hallway Trainmen, the Brotherhood, of Locomotive Engineers, the Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and engineuien and tile order of Railway Conductors. .Wages «re not an Issue. The strike was called over approximately 100 Individual claims against the railroad. The Wabash operates In Illinois, Michigan, Ohio, Missouri, Iowa and Indiana. ; Brotherhood officials met at Cleveland yesterday and sairt the matted would be handled by union officials here. Onion representatives here Indicated they wer awaiting further word from Cleveland »nd Washington. ; Industrial effects of the strike are being felt. The Lincoln-Mercury assembly plant at Robertson, Mo., said It Will lay off 1.500 .workers if the dispute Isn't settled shortly. The Decatur, III., Milling Company snlil It will have to shut down In a few days also. Osceola Speaker Stone of Broken Treaty Called Historical Phoney LIMERICK, Eire —</PJ_ The "Stone of Broken Treaty." which many American tourists have photographed, Is » historical phoney, »ccordlnj? to the Limerick city llb- r»rlan, Richard Herbert. For many years the stone, on a bridge in Limerick, has represented "the perfidy of England." In 1691, Dr. Joe W. Burton Five messages with emphasis on family life and the Christian home will be presented In the First Bap- tlsi Ciiuich In Osceola by Dr. Joe W. Burton, Baptist leader, between 7:30 p.m. Saturday and the same hour Sunday. Dr. Biirton In editor of Home Ufo, a magazine published by the Sunday School Board tor the Southern Baptists, a minister and an author. His subject for Saturday night will be: "Sure Foundation* for the Home" Sunday morning he 'Will speak on "Family Religion"; at a 3 p.m. youth meeting, on "Looking nt Marriage"; at 6:30 p.m. to par- ciii.5, on "Consider How Tlicy Grow", and at 7:30 p.m. his .subject will be "Is the Young Man Absalom Sale." Dr. Billion b a native of Texas and lias held piwtoratej In Georgia and Texas. He formerly was educational secretary for the Southern Baptist Home Mission Board In At Innln, and is In wide demand 11.1 an evangelistic speaker and before college students. . • Eating Habits of Chinese Curb Heart Disease, Stomach Ulcers XT Hal Borle NEW YOUK. March 17. Wv-One of the my.terlou, thing, tboul the mysterious Ea.st i.-s thai comparatively few Chinese have heart disease Thl. clieei-ful fact >, partly rt.pon.ibfc for a boom In Chinese res- taurniUs. People come to them In the hope that if they eat like the Chinese they'll feel ns good as the Chinese. "Now there .re ciore than «f- thousand Chinese restaurants legend has it, the stone marked the spot where King Jnmes and his Wllliamltc followers signed a treaty which was broken by the English "before the Ink on the document wtis dry." "Tills hulk of stone Is the greatest historical fake ever perpetrated," says Herbert. He asserts there Is documentary evidence to prove that the treaty ivn.s signed In the ctimp of King William's army outside Limerick, probably on n table. around New York," said Jimmy Yocng, a patriarch 1» this field. Jimmy, a smiling, ageless gnome who weighs only 110 pounds with a chopstlck In each hand, it perhaps the man here who did most to transform the old off-lhe-bowery Chinese chop suey parlor. He moved It uptown, kicked 'it the te«kwood and mother-of-pearl tables, modernized It. and [iiit In dance bind music. "Thirty to .orty years »KO many decent people wouldn't go Into a Chinese restaurant," he smiled "They didn't think It was respectable. All that la changed now." Today, Yoeng said, only "newcomer* and schoolchildren" order the twin standby^! of the oldtlme Chinese restaurant—chop suey and chow nieln, "People noR r want to cat real Chlne.se cjishcs—the dbhea we eat ourselves." Describe* Ills Favorite Hl« own favorite Is chow sang gal pan, described on his Lun Par Restaurant menu as "fresh white meat of chicken dellciously sauted with hear Is ot bok choy. bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, fresh mushrooms and a touch of ginger." American doctors have a high rate of heart disease. It Is perhaps more than a coincidence, then, that many ot Jimmy's patrons are doctors. "One doctor has sent me more than BO of his patlenU who suffer from high blood pressure," he said. "I order the meals for many of them. Afler 1 talk to them » few minutes I can tell what Is good for them." Jimmy believes Cantonese cook- Ing Is the healthiest In the world because of Its variety, and because It always combines vegetables with mecit. "In American cooking meat 1.1 usually fried, baked or broiled." he said. "But Chinese rooks can prepare meat from 50 to 15 different ways." Yoens thinks (here Is no place equal 1U shark fin soup. But it is expensive—»M a bowl." Sar» Americans E»t Too Much Jimmy la convinced after a lifetime In the business that Americans eat too much—and loo oltcn. "No one can really understand your digestion but yourself" he said. "If your digestion Is poor eat more vegetables. If It is good, then you can eat more meat. "Sometimes people complain that two hours after they eat In a Chines* restaurant they are hungry again They should be grateful for that." Jimmy's solution for all mankind's stomach ills is "moderation." For people who need building up he .as a preparation of chicken, ginger, garlic and a special kind of dark vinegar Imported from China. "I take It myself," he said "I'm getting to an age where I need It. After two bowls, 1 feel wonderful." Aside from a diet high In herbs and vegetables, he feels Chinese are safeguarded against heart ailments because they cton't fret as much as the worry-prisoners of the western world. "I have had ten thousand people work for me," he said. "And 1 don't have an enemy. I never criticize anybody." Trucker of Year Martin Larson, 41 - year - old driver for a St. Paul, Minn,, truck line, was named the truck- Ing Industry's Driver of the Vear. He was selected by a panel of 18 Independent Judges because of his 18-year record of no accidents and because of a highway rescue of »n injured motorist. He will get a trip to Washington and New York and a home freezer •looked with food. Factory at Harrison To Be Closed Down HARBISON, Ark., March IT. W -The Harrison branch plant o/ the Obcrman Company of Jefferson city, Mo.. ' manufacturers of men's work pants, is being shin down, L. E. Durand. manager, said the closure would be complete as soon as the production line Is clear. Durand blamed lack of business ict of rail transportation. Harrison has been without Police Could Be Bandits According to the Court MAIDSTONE, England —(VFH- Plainsclothesmeu just had to Investigate when they spotted a voung farmer with his girl In an unlit car. In the chase that ensued, one March Weather Is Disagreeable Over Most of U.S. CHICAGO. March n —(/PI— March kept blowing a batch of cold wet weather over many -areas of the country today. But temperatures moderated oTer the Southland and stayed above freezing in the eariy morning hours. Yesterday's frosty weather caused heavy damage to fruit and vegetable crops In some pnrt* of Dlsie. There was a reinforcement of cold air from central Canada Into the midwest and the mercury dropped to below zero in lower Michigan. 1| was near zero In North Dakota and and northern Minnesota. A wet belt extended from the New England states southward to the Texas panhandle. There was rain In the central section over the Ohio River Valley. Freezing rain or drli 8le was reported in central Missouri and central Ohto. A small tornado hit five miles east of Sebastopol. Calif., yesterday. Fruit trees were uprooted and several buildings demaged. There were no Injuries. THURSDAY, MARCH IT, 1949 The throne of Japan was {he prize in a wrestling match. In 958 between two sons of the Kmperor Bantoku. got pushed off the running board of the automobile. In court, the youth explained, "I didn't know they were police I thought they were bandits." Good enough, said the court. Charged with assaulting and injuring the detective, he was acqult- ed. SEE-VISIT BLACKLIGHT MASTER PIECE World Famous "The Lords Last Supper" on Mobile Tour FRIDAY--SATURDAY March 18-19 Only Auspices Blyrheville Jr. Chamber of Comment SHRUBBERY and ROSE BUSH •since the Missouri and Arkansas shut clown In 194«. In the worlti for gourmets like can- The factory employed more than ton, his old home town In Southern 200 persons, mostly women, and had ' ---daily total payroll of around Read Courier Nnu-s Want Ad "There Is nothing anyw iere to i ' -.'I'. 3 DAYS ONLY! SALE! NEW RAYON DRESSES REGULARLY 5.98 NOW A CHOICE SELECTION! ALL BRAND NEW SPRING DRESSES! SIZES FOR JUNIORS, MISSES, HALF-SIZES! ONE AND TWO-PIECE-DRESSY AND CASUAL! RAYON CREPES . . . RAYON SPUNS , . . Dressy or casual; solids, prints many wiih dycd.lo-match lace trim. RAYON SHEERS ... Prints-small »nd large; light, dark grounds RAYON FAILLES ... Dressy and classic sly| es . rf ark , nd pas{e , shades; s( ,mt ,,,(h dark skirts, colorful tops Hurry! Dresses like rn«e will M || fast! So yalu.-ful they'll b . .napped U p by th. two -. ond thrM>f> w ., y- on)y a ^.^ ^ *«rl When gone there'll b, no more, so com. early f or yourlf ANOTHER GREAT EXAMPLE OF HOW WARDS SAVES YOU MONEY 5000 ROSE BUSHES Year Field Grown ___ Ever-Blooming Variety 5'« $ 1.00 This is a package of 5 selected Rose Bushes best for this soil and climate. They will bloom profusely this summer. GIANT SIZE, Individually Wrapped 50c ea. 500 Evergreen Shrubs large variety $ 1.50 ea. 500 Evergreen Shrubs specimen plants $ 3.00 ea. AZALEAS..J1.50 each GARDENIAS— $ 3.50ea Giant Size, 50 to 100 Buds. Flowers wilt bloom this Spring. 1000 Flowering Shrubs Large Variety, T.nrge Size. Will Bloom Heavy this Summer. 1.00 ea. Trees Chinese Elm Shade Trees, Weeping Willows, Lombard}- Poplars, Flowering Trees • These Price* Are 25% to 50% Less Than Regular Prices • In Blytheville This Week-End WE WILL BE LOCATED AT MAIN & DIVISION Friday, Saturday, & Sunday Only March 18,19,20 SPRINGER BROS NURSERY Memphis

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