The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 21, 1953 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 21, 1953
Page 10
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TEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.V COURIER NEWS MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1953 Lewis Said Ready To Open His Bid As Dock Labor Leader By WILL oimisucr WASHINGTON (AP) — United Mine Workers President John L.'Lewis may be readying an open hid today to become dew labor chief of the turbulent New York waterfront. WILSON NEWS By Mrs. B. F. Hovles Miss vli'Rle Rogers, a member of vcrslty of Tennessee at Knoxvillc, the Wilson HlBh School faculty, mKionvnit smwy Rt, the Baptist Hospital in Memphis, Wednesday. Friends here have been notified that her condition is satisfactory. John Kills, a student, at tha Unl- H was reliably reported that . Lewis hns been Capt. William Bradley, newly!bin persistently here from New York to visit ] to help fiuhl the new A Ft, union. Lewis. I The 73-year-old Lewis declined Bradley's visit appeared obvious- I any comment, but it is reported Jy timed for its effect on the bnl- jthat his brother and trip oroamzer lotine tomorrow in a National La-jjn labor sectors outside th - 50,000 Blaze Hits Clarksville CLARKSVILLE. Ark. l.fl ,- A nost an hour. Mrs. Ted Riley. part-owner of the m.siness, unplugged lights decora t- Christmas tree as .slip and er husband were about lo leave. arrived home Wednesday to spend the Christmas holidays with his parents. Dr. and Mrs. N. B. Ellis. Mi 1 - and Mrs. Marshall Conner of Bono announce the birth of a daughter Dec. 12 at, St. Bernard Hospital In Jonesboro. The baby has been named Marsha Jean. Mrs. Conner Is the former Miss Elizabeth Boyles of Wilson. Among the students who will spend the Christmas holidays with iheir families are Bill Tompson, | J. D. Rankin and Sara Elkins who working quietly :i behalf of Uie _ chosen president of the' allegedly j old |I,A. Last week an official of j.550,000 fire swept 'the n. A. Morgan . crime-ridden International LOUR- ! the AFL-nus'od II.A reports that i Department store here, halting! aUent! Hi-nrtiix ^°> K W »<• shoremen's Assn. (ILA) was due I Lewis line! .supplied a $50.000 loan ,. ;1(fic n | OI ,g Highway 64 for al- IVrry Robinson and Helen Hiirmtel • • ' ......... - — ........ . [,. om ii,,. university ol Arkansas at Fayettevill''; Corky Simmons, T. .1. McAfee. Frank K*'eJ, .and Raymond Edrtn^ton from Arkansas .State College al. Jonesboro; Carolyn Lynch > (romHiiie Mountain College, Blue, the i Mountain. Miss; Emily Buchanan bor Relations Board election be-j industry, A D. i Denny > Lewis, has jibe store had just closed, tween the ILA, and the new union | mPt frequently with officials of the | Mr. Riley, who estimated , which the APL formed only a few months ago, saying H-s efforts to force a cleanup had failed. Crime probers have accused the old. ILA lo become part ot District 50 of of harboring criminals and a mini- t |, e united Mine Workers. Denny her o£ its officials have been in- dieted. Ther'e seems little doubt that Stratocruiser Aids in Double Plane 'Rescue 7 HONOLULU UP) — A four-engine Tokyo-bound Pan American Strato- cruiser escorted two disabled planes to safe landings ate Wake Island today in a double "rescue." a Pan American spokesman announced. One of the disabled planes was an Overseas National Airways DC4 flying under military charter from Honolulu to Wake. It feathered ite No. 2 propeller 700 miles «»st of Wake and radioed for help. The other was a Navy PBM amphibious search plane which lett Wake In answer to the distress messages from the DC4. The PBM beagn losing oil from fe starboard engine 200 miles out of Wake. A Pan American spokesman said it messaged that it might b« forced to make an emergency landing in the Phaclfic. The Pan American Clippei nightingale wa» refueling at Wake •when th« distress signals came. It left Immediately to provide assistance, the airline spokesman said. The utratocruiser picked up the PBM one hour out of Wake and flew with it as it limped to base »t an altitude of 600 feet. The airliner then picked up the DC4 and shepherded it in to a landing about 30 minutes later. „ ILA. i damage, said the plug sparked [ [rom wl SRint.s, Vlcksburg. Miss, j The reported loan led to specula- when his wife disconnected the j Mr ail( j Mrs Buford Boyles. Jr..! tlon that the old ILA is destined cord, so she plugged it In again toj nncl daughter Eleanor Suzanne, of; • • " -'see what would happen. ! Memphis ivere the piests or his) Lewis heads District 50. This the UMW branch of a sorts Lewis-organized workers outside the coal industry. Lewis has been trying for some time to get a foothold in New York City Brotncr Denny launched a campatRn » few years asjo to try, to organize tlie city's taxicab drivers, but the plan flopped. More sparks from the connection: . , ru , ,, 01 . ,, ir , h t is set fire to cotton around the Christ-iP amlts ""»•""»>• >''S hL f mns tree find yulctide decoralions inside the store went up in flames. 16 Arkansans Killed In Past Seven Days By THE ASSOCIATED TRESS Misty rain, wihch limited visibil- The fact there appears'to be lit-ljty, indirectly accounted for two! day for an Seaman and Mrs. Billy C. Boyles of Charleston, S. C., will arrive i this week end to spend the holidays j with his parents, Mr. and Mrs- Bu- ! ford Boyles, in Wilson and her, parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charley Wat-; son, in Luxora. Pvt. Thomas G-i Boyles who is stationed at Camp Stewart, Ga., will arrive home Sun-' eight-day visit with] Other holiday guests tie love lost between UMW chief j highway fatalities yesterday, boost-1 his parents. Lewis and leaders of the AFL and i n p to at least 16 the number of i of Mr. and Mrs. Boyles will be their ] daughter, Mrs- Marshall Conner. : and her family of Bono and their! son, Buford Boyles, Jr., and his: family of Memphis. | Mrs. Davie Parker and son, Da-1 vici, will spend the holidays wan' CIO may have as much us anything to'do with the UMW move in the present longshore situation. | Murder Charge Filed in Little Rock Killing LITTLE ROCK W—A 35-yenr-olc former railroad worker is chars" with tivst degree murder in the fata shooting of his landlord here last Saturday. Eben D. Compr, 53. was fnunt dead, bullets in his head and chest sitting in a chair in the room o Roland H. King. Prosecutor Tom taownle tf'ld Saturday he had charged King and that he probably would be committed U the State 'Hospital for observation today. He said King, told him Comer : had been "pumping poison gas in j my room" and thnt he had called (the landlord to his room to com plain. The shooting followed. Downle said King WHS a patient at the Fort Roots Veterans Hospita in North Little Bock from 11)49 In 1951. Ho said he formerly was employed by Mtasouri-Pncllic lines. Arkansans to din violently in the seven-day period ended last midnight. A piraffe can run at more than 30 miles an hour. her sister ami brother-ln-Uw, Dr. and Mrs. Albert J. Sneed, in Conway. Mr. and Mrs. C. E. LeJtwIch and daughter, Loui» Jean, attended the lunr.ral of Lloyd Stewart at National Funeral Home in Memphis Wednesday. Mr. Stewart, ol Wy- iindotte, Mich., and a former Wil- son resident, was killed Friday when his truck was 'struck by a train near Wyandntte. While in Wilson, he was employed at the Wilson Motor Company. His wife, Mrs. Imagine. Lcftwich Stewart, is a niece of Mr. Lcftwich of Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Harwell and Dr. Eldon Falrley entertained entertaining rooms, on the tables and In favors. Following t turkey CHRISTMAS SPECIAL For Trouble-Fret Holiday Driving HAVE YOUR CAR CHECKED NOW! FREE SAFETY CHECK DRIVE IN TODAY Wednesday night, at the Harwell dinner, the frroup played numerou arried out in decorations in the games. Teh couples were presen CHOCOLATES THE CANDY SHOP I'/. Ibs., J2.00 2V4 Ibs., $4.00 5 Ibs., $8.00 is trie Trade Mark of ifur World's Finest Candies! BORUM DRUG STORE 427 W. Main — Phone 4601 Family of 7 Die in Crash CHICAGO, W)— A family ot seven was wiped out by an automobile, train collision at Soo Line crossing near suburban Wheeling last night, Killed in the cresh were Pred Oalle, 37-year-old Gary, HI., laborer; his wife Violet, 33; and their children, Evelyn, 10 John, 8, Elaine, 6, and Carol Ann, 1. A 2-year-old daughter, Audrey, died later of injuries, including a skull fracture. Four Killed In Train Wreck KNOXVILLE, Term. fflV-A long freight train slammed into an automobile on a grade crossing here yes- .erday, killing four young people find bouncing the wreckage across a signal past. 500 feet down t.he track. The train was not derailed. The dead were identified as Jack Ashbury, 31, nnd Roger Lynch, 19 both of Knoxvtllc; Joanne Prater, 17. Powell, Tcnn.; and Nora Hackworth, 18, Clinton, Tcnn. PROUD isthewordfo OLD STAGC and you'll be proud to gk'c this TOP KENTUCKY BOURBOX AMIRICA'S lARGIST-SEUING STRAIGHT KENTUCKY BOURBON . »6 PROOF • THE SIA6G BIST, CO.,FRANKrORr, KY. More Beautiful, More Powerful- Offering even Greater Value than before Still near as ever to the lowest in cost, General Motors lowpst pricrd eight now talces an even higher rant for quality. Styling is new, brilliant, colorful, inside and out. 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