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January 9, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

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EIGHT Rival Dock Unions Threaten Closure Of New York Port NEW YORK (AP) — Threats by rival unions today confronted the huge Port of New York with the possibility of a complete shutdown until one or the other union is driven from the waterfront. Police detail! along the docks were strengthened to be ready for trouble. The seething harbor situation was brought a degree nearer the boiling point yesterday with the announcement by the AFL International Longshoremen's Assn. that It would close the port if its rival, the old ILA, now independent, strikei. Posing the threat, AFL-ILA Executive Director Ace M. Keeney Indicated his union was ready to •eal the port, in such an event, until the IliA is forever driven from the docks. Keeney said the AFL-ILA "will lead the longshoremen in action that will end only when the gangster rule of this port is completely and utterly destroyed." The old ILA, which has threatened »n all-out dock strike if the National Labor Relations Board acts against it in a bargaining election between it and the AFL- ILA. was kicked out of the AFL for falling to purge itself of racketeering elements. A lead of 1,492 votes is held by the old ILA in the election which was held just before Christmas. However, 4,397 challenged ballots are still under examination; and the outcome is in doubt. In addition, the AFL-ILA has petitioned the NLRB to invalidate the elec- tion and hold a ' new one on the ground of coercion and Intimidation by the ILA. ILA File* Complaint Yesterday the ILA filed its own complaint with the NLRB, charging unfair labor practices against Oov. Thomas E. Dewey and AFL President George Meany. The ILA accused them of con- opiring to interfere with last month's bargaining election among the New York longshoremen. Dewey and Meany already have made the same accusation against the ILA. Dewey's office In Albany commented, "The governor never responds to charges made by racketeers." , . . . 1 Meany, interviewed last night by Ed Murrow on a CBS television program, said the ILA charge "puts me in distinguished company." Another waterfront development yesterday saw the ILA and its Brooklyn leader, Anthony (Tough Tony) Anastasia, acquitted in federal court in Brooklyn of Taft- Hartley law contempt charges. The 47-year-old Anastasia and the ILA were charged with civil and criminal contempt in a Brooklyn work'stoppage last October after a Taft-Hartley injunction ended five-day strike by the ILA. Space Travelers, It's Here! Mars Standard Time LANCASTER. Pa. Ul—Planning * trip to Mars? A timepiece has been Invented to give you the correct Mars standard time. The hew clock, unveiled yesterday by the Hamilton Watch Co., tells simultaneously the time, month and year on both earth and its sister planet of Mars. Hamilton said the Immediate use for the solar timepiece is uncertain. It was designed for future (pace travelers. The watch company said the clock has four dials and is electrically operated. Sartain to Head Osceola C. of C. OCSEOLA — Elliott Sartain will serve as president of the Osceola Chamber of Commerce for the coming year. Elected to serve with him were Ray Morgan, first vice president; Bob Morrow, second vice president; C. E. Dean,' treasures; and S. W. Bowker, secretary. New members of the board of directors are Mr. Sartain, Darrell Grain, Tal Tongate and G. B. Segraves. Retiring directors are J. C. Buchanan, Tim Bowles, Harold Ohlendorf, Louis George and Herbert Hobbs. BOY, YOU'LL BE SPOILED—Carl Dean Bright, born Dec. 19 to Mr. and Mrs. William E. Bright. Jr.. of Memphis. Tenn., is starting 1954 off with real distinction. His mother, holding him, ie only 15 years old. He has a grandmother who is 32, and a great- grandmother who is 49. Carl has 12 living grandparents. There are five living generations on his mother's side of the family and four on his father's side. His father, a 19-year-old clerk, eloped with Mrs. Bright when she was in iunior hich school- MURR THEATRE At Osceola SUN. & MON., JAN. 10-11 proudly presents in glorious technicolor on wide-screen "WALKIN' MY BABY BACK HOME" Starring Donald O'Connor & Janet Leigh Hill-mil dm it «Kt«H* fee. AaH-AMikte tft iitte. tn»* I factually. «!<«•* IjrHrl «f VMteMi Iron it «* |j(lly tt ijht flank ten» of Euiopt ond flank of propond of western defenses oround Russia's borders. NATO countries one) rlw Middle Eoit nearly tt ««d China's bordtr. SEEK TO CLOSE CAP IN FREE WORLD'S FRONT—With terms of the U. S. arms lid alliance with Pakistan practically agreed upon, U. S. diplomats are seeking similar mutual defense pacts with Turkey, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Syria. Aim i» to build 1 up strong defenses along Russia's strategic southern frontier. Iran and Turkey are already receiving U. S. military aid. The existing .Greece-Yugoslavia-Turkey alliance bolsters the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's right flank in Europe and protects the Mediterranean Sea. As map above shows, the sought-Ior Pakistan-Middle East project could do the same for the Middle East, Suez, the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean. The proposed regional mutual defense pacts, with American military aid, would close the long, dangeromly open gap in the free world's defense against* aggressive Soviet expansion. KOREA (Continued from Page 1> of the NNRC. The 8th Army has made elaborate plans to move the anti-Red prisoners south from the neutral zone after 12:01 a.m. Jan. 23—a time the O.N. Command says they should be freed under armistice ;erms. The Communist Command just s firmly insists the prisoners should be held until a peace con- :erence decides their fate. Negotiations toward setting up the conference were broken off last month by U.S. envoy Arthur Dean after he Reds accused the United States of perfidy and conniving with South Korea In the release of 27,000 anti- Red POWs last June. North Korea's Pyongyang radio said Saturday: "Well informed iources . . . flatly deny Washington reports that the Americans are unofficially negotiating through an intermediary' to renew the pre- Iminary talks." Only last Tuesday the State Department and Kenneth Young, State Department adviser now in Corea, said intermediaries—presumably India, Sweden or Swltzer- nnd—were striving to renew the talks. Called , Smokescreen Pyongyang said the U.S. announcement was a smokescreen to ;urn "the attention of the American public to other tilings tlmn the Korean talks." There was no Immediate comment on the Pyongyang broadcast from Washington. Gen. Taylor said In a press conference the 7,500 North Korean prisoners "presumably will be giv- ;n the opportunity of joining the Republic of Korea army." He Raid .he Chinese captives, some 14,000. will be transported aboard U. N. ships to the ^Nationalist island of Formosa. TjTylor declared he did not know the Chiang Kai-shek government's plans for the prisoners. Meanwhile, South Korea's Foreign Minister Pyun Yung Tal said ie cannot retract threats to use armed force against Indian guards. Pyun said n retraction "would create an Impression that this government has completely reversed Its position and pledged itself not to try to do anything for the protection of our nationals, no matter what new developments might threaten their freedom and safety in the future." Taylor had warned Pyun earlier that he would use his troops to protect the Indians should South Koren invade the neutral zone. Meanwhile, a hint that South Korea had backed down on its threats to use force came from Kim Chang Hung, national police deputy director. Kim sn'.' a government plan to mobilize police to aid nnti-Rcd POWs had been dropped. "We had such a plan earlier, but we do not have it now," he said. I IFF SAVER—Dr Goeran Hagstroom, of the Epidemic Hospital Of Gothenburg, In Stockholm, Sweden, demonstrates a new lightweight portable breather. Called a "Takato," the machine weighs less than six pounds and is entirely hand driven. EISENHOWER (Continued from Page i> ment reinsurance of private health plans. Apart from the proposals Congress may simply let die, there Is an important field in which it is sure to act, but possibly not always In line with the President's desires. Included are such subjects taxes, the international trade program and foreign aid. Implied in'much of the comment from members of Congress was the realization that legislative accomplishments this year—or lack of them—will go- down in the books as those of a Republican Congress, even though Democrats have ." margin of one in the Senate, and only four fewer members than the GOP in the House. One GOP senator who didn't want to be quoted by name said some of his colleagues were grumbling that Congress would have !D stay in session all year to act on all the President's requests. Former President Truman said in New York yesterday that Eisenhower's message contained "a great many New Deal recommendations and Insofar as it does, it was a good message." No Snates Wanted EFFINGH.'.M. 111. M 1 )—Mrs. John Russell has decided against snake skin accessories for her Wardrobe. The sight of a live specimen In her clothes closet did it. The 3 foot black snake apparently wrij fled through. a window screen and was resting on a hanger rod. Negro Legion Officers Named Officers to serve during the coming year were appointed last :: ! ?ht at a meeting of Wadfprd- W.Mte Negro Post of the American Legion. Appointed by Post Commander Winston Johnson were David Summerall, public relations chairman; Dr. R. A. Wilson, post surgeon; Dr. T. H. Keith, post dentist; Bill Harvey, recreation chairman; and Burchon Walker, child Welfare chairman. Walker, who is post ^djutant, and Post Historian Ebert Williams will attend an area conference of thi Legion in Little Rock Jan. 1617. Osceola Athlete Injured in Crash OSCEOLA—Russell Thomason, 17- year-old Osceola High School senior athlete, received a broken rib and bruises yesterday when the car he was driving struck a wagon. Young Thomason, who was due to play with Osceola High School in its basketball game at Marked Tree last night, was coming east on Highway 40 between Keiser and Osceola at about 5:30 p.m. He told friends that the wagon evidently had no light! on it and was invisible to him due to the glare of the lights of an oncoming vehicle. The wagon was pulled by two mules. Thomason was thrown from his car and also was treated lor small particles of glass which lodged in his eye. He was in Osceola Memorial Hospital this morning. There are four Loup rivers Nebraska. Tito Den/es Secret Poet With Russia BELGRADE, Yugoslavia <P) — President Tito firmly denied ind denounced today claims that Yugoslavia has entered into a "secret agreement" with Russia. He said such charges were designed tl split this country from the West. Hl« views were expressed in 1 written statement from his winter villa at Rrdo, in northern Slovenia, concerning an article published In the U. S. magazine, The Freeman, this month. "The slanderous writing about an alleged secret agreement and understanding between Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union," he said,-began first in Italy and then was spread into other countries, Germany, the United States, etc. "The aim of these writings is clear. The aim is not only to demolish the reputation of Yugoslavia in the international field but it is also an attempt to frustrate future cooperation with the Western countries, to destroy the trust of these countries In'us, to prevent further receiving of aid from the U.S.A., Great Britain and France and to settle the Trieste issue to our disadvantage." Tito was thrown out of the Corn- inform, the Communist international organization, in 1948 for the heresy of doubting that the Kremlin line was best for Yugoslavia. Since then the country has leaned toward the West, but has remained Communist. With the Courts CIRCUIT— (Criminal) — State of Arkansas vs. Clarence Duvall, contributing to the delinquency of a minor. (Civil) — Benny Metheny and Glen Metheny vs. Joe Taylor, $11,265 damages in automobile wreck. CHANCERY— Slytheville Federal Savings and Loan Association vs. John and Hattie Moore, on real estate. $1,300 foreclosure Held for Assault Lillie Mae Jones, Blytheville Negro, was charged in Municipal Court this morning with assault with deadly weapon in connection "with fighting with her husband. The case was continued until Monday and she was released on $61.75 bond. LABOR (Continued from Page I) jump in initial benefit claims to several factors, including seasona' layoffs and layoffs in a number r. industries for inventory taking: holiday shutdowns to reduce inventories; post-Christmas curtailment in retail trade, and postponement of claims from the preceding week due to the Christmas holidays. for the COURIER NEWS in Osceola, call BILLY BEALL, 567-M f"T Saving money A soft drink would cost more these) days if it weren't for advertising. Manufactured use advertising a* their htweat-oott way to get acroai newi and information about their products. On the -average, advertising for a popular toft drink amount? to less than 1/5* a glass. Selling more goods this way makes mass production possible —which means lower productiop costs, lower selling costs, low«* price*. Yci, advertising is a low- cost selling method (kit help* fccun your /icing costs down.. 8 N a Announcement We wish to announce the removal of our offices to the Broadway Building, 211 North Broadway, Blytheville, Arkansas. We will be opening at this location Monday, January 11,1954, and invite our customers and friends to come by and visit with us between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. General Motors Acceptance Corp. Motors Insurance Corporation Amttot for Raking Monty to AH Hctitiout Youth Charity PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (*-Thre« teen-ag» boys ytwUrdar collected 100 for the "town yodfc orgtalM. on" before they were arrested br police. The police charged them with ollecting for an organization that oesn't exist anil released them In le custody of their parents. While raising funds the boys Mid onora the purpose of the non-ex- steht charity was "to help wipe ut juvenile delinquency." The waltz once was danced only y Austrlans. ,, RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. (Wide Vision Screen) SATURDAY "REBEL CITY" With Bill Elliot SAT. MIDNIGHT "ISLE OF THE DEAD Boris Karlof With & Ellen Drew SUNDAY & MONDAY "THE VANQUISHED" In Color [ohn Payne With & Jan Sterling MOX - Theatre - On West Main St. In Blytheville | Show Starts Weekdays 7'00 Sat. Sun. 1:00 On Our Wide-Vision Metallic Screen SATURDAY Double Feature Gordon Young novel "Onarter Horse" Cartoon & "Zombie" Serial SAT. OWL SHOW 11:30 !NER BROS..,,.,., HUNK IOVEJOY-WELDCW !•»>»•..« OMB • _,.imiM CARTOON SUN., & MON. Double Feature) TCCNNICOiOft —AND— C«1«M A Short

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