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Blytheville Courier News (Newspaper) - December 4, 1946, Blytheville, Arkansas BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT NISWSlAlEU OF NOKTHKABT ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI 210 Hlylhevlllc Dally News lilylheville Herald Blythcvlilo Courier Mississippi Valley Loader DWKMBKK SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS WHIPPED UMW BOSS MAY CALL OFF STRIKE Bales Missco Cotton Ginned by Wllh fnrm lenders incrcasinu Ihc estimated yield for the lUIi cotton flop of Mississippi many now believe tho tolnl may reach as high Tliut the harvest is far nlicad f j year was shown in the offi report matte today by Danchower of official cotj ton There were j bales ginned prior to compared witli bales ginm prior to tlic sninc date last Soviets Reverse Stand on Veto Molotov Agrees to Waiver Action May Speed Disarmament Coal Shortages Result in Many New Restrictions Travel by Railroad Movement of Freight Restricted CIIAIUXHTK MOULTOX tjiilloil IlLss Stuff CnrrespantleiH UP Beciiusp of Ihc coat Christ i onuses io be a tUmlyhihtecl holiday season of lit tle i fewer the barest of YiUclidc uimminys and drastic mniliny Thai wits the picture today Io four government coal Vavlnp intended to conserve railroad space lor ihc most essen tial noods and These or ders provide A bogUininj on all freight by rail or ex press exopt for specifically ex empted commodities such as newspapers iind san itation Beginning passenger ravel on coalburning railroads wiU be cut to about halt of A 23 IJIT cent reduction already is in Beg i mi ing virtually all rail shipments for export art Exceptions arc bulk livestock and for armed forces Others require a special Beginning no parcel packages may be mailed over io armed For domestic jxst offices will accept no packages weighing more than five pounds nnd mea suring more than 18 inches or 60 inches in combined tenth and Exempted are poultry plants and other I nursery stock butter and other perishables and surgical inslruments and sur gical Defense Transportation Director Monroe Johnston these restrictions would keep coalburn ing railroads going until the end of The freight embargo is equal toj n cut if about 50 per It upi plies to all types of although exceptions may be granted Inter to those which dont The cut in passenger travel applies for disarmament unit outlawing ol only lo coalburning atomic warfare in tho UN security To a nation already headlong in Once the machinery was the biggest Christmas buying spree j created for Mololav in the pinch of ihc freigrrt tlie principle ol unanimity embargo was expected to bsharpi lias no i There is no reason to assert A Beginning Christmas trees that any ty use of the jmd as toys and al other potential will ruled off the Here irr some of the consumer which the railroads may not move kitchen rerjwcra furni building materials and Truman to Use Strong Words About Strikers UP Tiuman today was pre paring a stronclyworried message for the new Republican Congress with indications that seme of the would be reserved lor the htbor AL his news conference Truman said John j right in saying tnc l would forcefully i about labnr in his message to the nrw Con The President went on to say that ho would use strong language in dealing with all phases of gov ernment It was Trumans first news ronffTonce since the coal strike bc He declined comment on the governments victory in its contempt case against John Nation Rapidly industrial Crisis Million Workmen Focc Layoffs Before End Of Current Denver Pensioners Use Electric Toaster to Heat Room UP The nation headed rapidly towiivd an industrial crisis today as a freight resultjm from the Uday soft era left scores of fac wilh only a few days lo op More llian mlimiiM llv NOKMAN JOHNSON Ignited Irtss Slaff Cm rospinulonl inul Williiini olil IKC witrnu llioir hands over a electric toaster today and waited strike to The both in Ilielr had no oilier lualini unit in Ihelr tworoom nixirlniint except Ihu kitcluMi tired by natinal The Vandorpans and 449 other I lie hiiKe fourblock fqiioie Ijhiroln Iurk llonsilli IlO Jcel liave been keeping Wiinn ever since Ihc cenlral healinu unil nin out of eoal five days All Denver coal yards have uern empty just us and city lienlth LAKE Russia today in Knrprise move agreed to abiniion nny veto power over United Na tions disarmament enforcement and the way toward concrete moves for vrorUl reduction of wea pons of This major move was made by Soviet Foreign Minister Mol otov before the UN General Asscni bly and Security Commit tee and members immediate reac tion was thiit Moolov probably has broken the leyjam in the con flict between Western and Eastern theories of Moltov made cvai that Russia was giving up its veto power ovcr discussions of disarmament but said flatly that once all had agreed on a plan and it had been put into effect the veto has no r Soviet reluctance to abandon the veto over execution and implemen tation of any arms reduction pro gram until Molotov ap parently deadlocked the It was believed that Molotov act ed nftcr receiving ilex instructions from Oeiieralissimo Josef Stalin in He had delayed his statei 000 of Hum in the automobile in fucrd layoffs next week as a result of the effective As the full force of the coal strike bit into the nations ilicre wortthe following developments The Ford Motor Company of De troit announced It would cense till j inanufacUiiini al midnight Tluns l j Assemblies will shut a low days after General Motors Corporation an nounced H could operate oiilv a few days at Ihe most after ihe rail embargo BOCK into clfei Chrys ler Corporation said it was lemplatint an early Au tomobile parts manufacturers were expected to Pittsburgh Plate Class an nounced that all of Its plate window glass plants will be closed by Saturday because of raw matc rial Woodward Iron at closed another blasl fur nace to brinR the number down in that area to 13 and swell unemploy in the district to The Commerce Industry tion of New York said Ihe freight embargo will idle n high percent age of ihe citys workers with a resultant tremendous loss in Solid Fuels Adminisira tion Director Herbert Pfnff said at least 80 small Indusrinl firms in New York area already were closed with Scores of other industries planned to halt operations as ment several apparently j l as soon as pres awoiling word from Ihe I cnt space is Mololov said that the of I Ihc 1wrlnf Ncw Yolk nn veto and big power unanimity must llmosl complete shutdown because rctninccMn setting up can prevent the implcmrntntion ol control ami inspection for the en forcement of Molotov Motolov said there was no dation1 lor even the vCj to in connection with the two commissions Russia proposed t created under tlie council to enforce disarmament and the i outlawing of atomic Thus talk is an attempt to evade i a direct answer on the general i reduction or Molotov I Molotov made FI number of con cessions toward the and Bri tain in his reversing Rus sias previous stand on several Moiotov aprocd other mass destruction weapons slioiild be out lawed along with atomic of the freight Pvsn malinger of export freight for Ihe American Association of Rail said there were only POO carloads of export freight in the city and they would to moved in IWo After only carrying exempted will be These comprise only about 20 per cent of the vessels op cralint olll of New U To Distribute Van Dies in Hospital Here Bcrdic Van o H Van died this Walls She was Seriously ill for more than a WOCK slo a major operation evera days prior lo her death at will he held tomorrow al Cnlvavy xitlsl by the with burial al Coub PM neral Home ls hi Horn near slie lind resided in niytheville more 2 She lived at 11 North Twentyfirst Besides her she is si vhxd hy llireo Wit nnd Bennic Joe Van nil of Active and honorary pallbearers will be Vernon Jim Henry Frank Waric Raymond Bclk Lee Harry The Iwo banks of Osccola have announced that will be dis tributed this ucek to 335 members of Christinas Hie Mississippi County with n membership of has out checks tolalinc Planters with 110 club will distribute to systematic Lewis Long Rule May End Soon Observers Sec Signs Of Breaks Which CouW Destroy His Power Lewis current cnii strike may liavc wnnkcnorl ainij pcrhEips UTcckcrt his power Vo n new inttustrywidc con tract mine Intlustry and govcrtinionl snirl lotlay that Ihc forced nation of Edward Buricc nsi president of Ihc Southern Coal rrerliiccrs I hcgnining headway ol the fuel short Muny of the coalheated Denver homes turned to dead trees and scrup wood to keep the home files People with no eoal at till run from store to store to urab for discarded wood en The yublic director nf public wel fare said a cold wave would leave thousands of the citys sons Carlos her hus band and their six children moved Ihciibeds into the living room and spent the day huddled around a small electric bathroom healer al the Lincoln Park superintendent of the notified IcnaiHs thai they must use their gus sparinely for heating The suppy liiC to the building nl large enough lo iirovide gas for healing till the apartments simul he A committee of coal dealers wa by John Vivian to lake emergency steps to nig ant transport strip coal to Several childrcns hospitals ha only u threeday supply of Miners Helligcrenl Western Pennsylvania an gry over the conviction of John accused the federal govern ment of trjlns lo smash the Unit ed Mine Woikcrs union today iini threatened reprisals if their inilfrr unit chief Is plil in The tap rooms and nnd nn the street corner of tlie erai talked loud and vowed Ihey would nt return to work until Lewis tell us In Ihe mining eit of Tony Miller a work er at Hie Phillips mine oi Ihe Fick Coal and Coke Compa condemned Ihe governments lion as Ihe poorest method theyv ever tried lo set back to Another miner warned that economic revolution will hit th country if is No mailer what happens now we wont go back to work unlil Lewis tells us The government can break our but they wont break our said a work er at Ihc Weslland mine of the Coal CMl II they punish Lewis labor will conic out on he East Soon to Gel Fuel From Texas Big Inch Pipelines To Carry Gas During Coal Miners Strike Lewis Sentence Because of Conference in Chambers Oakland Council To Curb Strikers Dictatorial Powers Given Mayor of City Throttled by AF of L iKOiuii Inltnl 1nss Staff president ol the Tennessee Chin fc Transmission said today imlinal gus iun Iliwlii to Tennessee and Kentucky Unouuh the Hit Inch id nig inch In niatler of a day or Symonds was Hie days irst witness before a Hniise special committee dlsposul of surplus The coinmllj dletaloiship over Ihe tee Is inoklng lulo failure of the irnder iii War Assets Adiuinlslnilioii lo iet Id of lie ioveriuiicnl uill Eyiiionds compuny has been Iven Ihe pipelines on leiuporiiry lease mull next April help ic litde bitIhe fuel sliorl nuc caused by the coal The lines al flrsl will only gas lt crjlla iibonl one lentil of one per cent of a days normal coal You tell us when It will ruin the swamps of Soulhrrn Utni sinnn and fll lell you when well Ktinl gas In the Symnnds lold the He pointed out that his firm hurt learned only two duys auo thai It had been granted the leiisc bpthe y of through Ihc pipe start just ns soon1 as con can be made wllli Hie corhpsnys present Symonds These connections can be made quickly if the weatheiremains he The two lines run from Texas to the East but Hymonds said that there may be some dlf I in carrying natural gas through I hiClly Cminrtl declared u Male f nncrmiiiY In Ihh Ikclnnnul Ilty tmlay uhiTe n iniifs wulkiiiil il morn limn llid n population or persons for the second The illy council Ion iu llcibrit iJniuli diirviy lanlHiimnnt in vlr call out extra imp a milew If IKdesires or en toni such city nrdl nuncis those imalnsl block inn I lie Asked al Ihc conclusion or ihe cmergenry with he louncll lir would do un der his emergency Beach said A jencral does not broadcast his Ity IMVAIONI It Inss KUfl Alan Oolds niiKli lodny IcfoiTnd of coiilonipl on Joint mid llio United Mino Workers imid indicatioDH Uiat Lewis fonsitloiiii tlio wsrtibility of inlliiiK off tlie national coal Thfro WHS no positive liullcnUon i tlie Rlvlke acUmlly wonlil tin ciillnd bill It wan learned on ox cellent nulliorlty Mini Lewln attor neys Iind nskeci OoUKboroiiRh wluU the would be If Ihc strike I ciitleil otr i CroldshnroitKh Judged and thrntiloii finllty of yua 1 lrda yfor Uuilr refusal to objy iv Chairman Hiqhfill Says 1 Nov lo ii cnnccl the walkout of Meet Due to Open In Spa February24 Oaklawn Racing Dates to Be Set lion strike Legion Sets Membership Goal at 1500 Community Chest Fund Receives More Donations Several additional lo Ihe niythevillc Community Chest Fund for JfMT were listed tortay by Worth secretary of the Chest bringing the total lo Estimates of the needs for the Association may be inciycar resulted in the fixing ol a goal of Ihe end of ihe naiof for Ihe With tnoo new members as the goal to bf by the years new membership have been registered to was an nounced last at Legion Legion Plans were made at the meeting for the of a Legion basketball team to play in the fly theviilr Y cily John son was appointed learn mil Chick Coach Uill Gnclwin ex plained the alms of the Cbickasaw councils unpreeedenled ac Wiis In ken as Ihe twoduy sinned by Ihc AIL In pro lst iiKiilnsl police CKooilliH I a truekltiiicls of merchandise through u nickel Hue clamp ed n stranglehold on utmost all of Alameda Thousands of wane earners slnyed awuy from liclr Jobs loilay all public IraiistiiiHfiHnn wns hailed by the Trnfllc cross lie bay only i n liniti unil Him aeross thr wns Jinmneil lo record reported II look us long us two hours to cross the foods were virtually un nviiiliible In he Onkland metrop I htiin rive Ahimedu County j niwsiJiipcrs suspended publlentin for Ihe second Officer Admits Striking Voter Der 1 UP Kehert toda jlcMiflrd lie struck Iwo nr three times with mv open at ii meeting rl j a Negro he arrested iTucl CIIMJII lc oity piitling place ini he i Williinra told tlu Stale Kachig which will meet Friday n Lltilu Is scheduled lo Irom Ihronnh March 29 as dates furtlin 1IH7 spring meet Hot Springs Oakliuvn Formal application for lliese diilis hecn made by Iho Onk Inwu Jtjeky us John anil no protest liiis been It WJLS here loday by ehair The 10M season opened the lusl Monday In The Commission nlso will ulioii officials for the Irnck this senson wllh Ihrec Judges mid Ihrce stewards lo be Of these the Irnck owner Iwo Jurtgcs nnd Iwo which must be approved by I lie which chooses one The nine members of Ihc Com appointed by nen also will puss upon any odicr busEuess o come before the Kiuiip prior lo Ihc Hot Spnnsa raehiK Chairmiui who linn held tills iwsltlon since will feo lo Hock tomorrow prior lo the Friday morn Lewis Fifth District Ginners Hold Meeting in Memphis A number of along with managers of the two Dinner cooperatives in North Mississippi attended a meeting of tne Fifth District of ginncrs yesterday at yesterday when repre sentatives from Arkansas i f and Oklahoma W of WesUside Co and Chester manager of Planters along with a number of the direc attended the luncheon meet ing at Hotel lional agreement won by for the first time in who once took off glasses asd threatened to puncii Lewis on the nose during a nc goliating Jis a year job It wns the climax of a twocar j clash of opinion within the ern Coal Producers Association over industrywide One informant said the associa lion may be taking a step back o individual company with Lewis United Mine and away from industrywide Missco Doctors Plan Joseph has proposed that indus trywide bargaining prohibited j an entire industry could not be struck at one Tlic eontribulors Previously reported us Blylhcvillc Education General Insurance Agency I Burns First National Fom Farmers Bank and Trust adciilional United Insurance Agency Kdds Pollard Insurance Aacy Insurance Life and Health I MX VUO 1VOO Total Dinner and flection ibcnale cam paign invcKtignling commutcc he arrcsled the Necro us drunk and disorderly for cussing and rais ini He said he struck Ihc Negro in be county fall when the prisoner refused eland Club financial campaign I now underway to provide grade1 Richard school children with protective teslilied letic and Irnlnin in Williams blooilied his move to develoj latnt competitive Blythevilles Price Control Office Closes vestiges of OPA price con Irol operation In ciimc to a rleClnlte end nvorniiig he Building office vacated by personnel and furniture Closet by KOVcrnmciUm ordei the files of the local ol flee have been sent lo the OIA office in unc In Ihc Hoard of hi little lock for slnlisllcal com Although price control lr n thing of Ihe sugar sMll on Ihe rationed Applications loi sent h ih sporus material available in 01 this James Flanagan wns intrwUlccd new Clarence hlackeil eyes anil knocked unconscious with a blow lo Ihe Williams wns suJpornaetl by the Senate canmuilrc for ils hearings stiuav ration and questions rulloniiig should now lo the district OPA otlice old Post Office nulUiliiR Little He deferred unlII 10 Hut nl 10 the Jiidijc cnllecl and government cuimiwl lino Ills chaiulxrs for conferences niid at noon he ordered u recess until U cnvrrnmcnt anrl union eininsel lnlUcU wllh inlrtstwrauiih In the JmlRcs IHe oltl chlrf struilr nrrvously back uil forth it u jtiry room ad joining Ihr cuurl rbainbcr or con ferred wllh kiial Chief Counsel Joseph Puil wny was Ihe onn I was raised tlio possibility Hint the mine shutdown might be He wns reported on good uuUior ity lo have asked Goldslxiiouuh what iwiialllcs Lewis and the UMW might they obeyed the 1H restrahnnij GoldxboroughK reply wns not he would sc tho governments Tho EovcrnmenKn attitude was mil liiinied 1 Cluldsboioiigli had originally in terred sentencing until lodny to give governmentnml iinloir coiin tiel n chance to advise him is to hut Ihoy Iwlinvcd tho jwnnHics fliould The prolonged confcrenees in tho un til II It apparent more than routine matters about the were bcnn The Kovcrniueul hnjd would recommend a Jail sentence for Lewis and u heavy ns much us a dny unl 11 the slrlke him nnd Ihc Gnlrisborough found the guilty of both civil and crimi nal cciilomiil for refusing to objy Ills court Under the rules of civil contempt the Judge may Im pose any penalty ho consldcis np Confcrtnccs Held The prolonged series ot discus sions In gave weight In the rpporl that wa the possibility ot or dering miners back o They lasted from 10 when Cioldsboroiigh returned to Ihc courtroom and ordered the Ihrcchour Goldsborough made no public ex planation fur Ihe long recess nor for Ihc conferences in his When UMW Chief Counsel Welly Hopkins and Padway left Citimm of Meniphis at Ihe meetin a Two Girls Admit Thefts From Apartment Here Two IRyearohl lilylheville girls arc being held in the Counly on charges of erand larceny lolj lowing lliclr confessions yesterday afternoon lo the hell of articles of clothing from the apartment ol ihlcn Misdemcanor Hearing Reset ior Next Tusday Trial Of 19yoar olcl Blytbeville Higli School stu on formal charges of dis turbing the peace be held Tuesday Municipal Court Judge Graham Sudbury ordered tills The ease had been set for hearing Fergison uas arrested early Sat urday oliowing a complaint by Miss Minnie Lee music teacher living at 807 as a result of a disturbance in her FerRison is alleged io have struck her about Hie fare and body Says Settlement is Near NEW Magazine Iron Age quoted reports today that John Lewis the soft coal mine operators have asreed on all points except IMC running time of a new The trade journals weekly sum mary said It is reported that only the running lime of a new ron The Mississippi County Society will have election of olf ccrs for Ihe coming in n din ner meeting tonight at Hotel it was announced today by Following election of there will talks by Louis late or Ihc Hudson of Luxora and Miss Lucille 119 Siutli i Pnllpwhi their arrest and con fession Roblile Mae i While and Moneina White weve turned over lo connly aulhorilies ns hc rase invoKed a They were arrested by Tilythcvilie police j nnri admillcd Ilie llielts to I The slolen clolhlng valued officers Two trips lo Miss Baldwins apnrlj incut were the I that while Mirprcmaoy rampaiyn speeches ijy fheo lorr incited vio lence and lo keep Ne groes from voting In the Mississippi Willknus said he Daniel hi the line of duly because was a Flnndiiti order thai an prisoners searched before being He said he tried three or times to search Ihe prisoner finally I hit him two or times In the moulh with hi Office space in Ihe Hulldiiiit viicalcd by the CPA will be used by Marcus who withdrew from the and Uoy law partnership last law lo up his own general His Joe occupy a porliou of the c space for his accounting business coiirtroom at both replied vi commenl to questions about tlin no comment was Lewis only remark when he stepped inlo Ihr elevator outside the With his he went dlrccMy to UMW When Gjldsborough annoiisicerl Ihe a loud chorus of Oh3 from spectators in the lo Louis Hubener Joins BlytheYilic Hospital my open Temperature Drops to 30 The mercury dropped to a low of io degrees during last arrordini Hubert i ollicial N Y Storks quotations A T it T Amcr Tobacco Anncoiulii Copper Belli steel and tract between the operators the union jllll under il it to run until 1948 the operators would settle for 48 hours liny lor n 40 hour but the would expire at the end of 1SH7 Weather I and Thursday Warmir i Failure of Auto Lights Causes Crash Near Dell Damage to both vehicles result ed when cars driven by Willy BeiU ly of Dell and Tini Hodges of Blythcville collided early last iiighl about a mile west of The collision resulted when gilts on Beattys car of ficers The front of neatly car nnd Ihe right fenders and front wheel of Hodges car WIIP it Louis late of Ihc has become associated his op orator of the cityowiiSu Blythevllle Komo from Germany three months Hubener has serv ed 10 years in the medical Cons of tho Hc and his wife nnd Iwo child ren have purchased a name at IOCS Hcarn where they will Carol Hiibenrr is 20 months old and her is month1 j Cpca cola Electric CJcn Monlgoiieiy Ward N Y Int Harvester North Am Aivatton Republic Steel Radio Socony vncuuni Sludobaker Standard of N J Texas Paeliard u H siril 82 no B5 18 M3 12 38 7B 60 38 16 68 3i 9 12 26 70 9 38 14 20 05 12 59 14 G 18 70 Crittcndcn Libel Suit Transferred to Jonesboro A change of venue from Crillen den lo Cralphcari Courl was granted yesterday In the four libel suits tolnliug pending ngiilnsl the West Memphis and Jack and Pete its cSi Atlorneys for the lande cooper of Blythcville and J Crowdrr of presented a petition in court al Marlon Asking that hc change of j venue be Attorney for the platnllff nlso is a former Blythevlllc Davis of c case was set for the Fob wary term of court at Jonesboro The suits were lied against the ncVTpapcr by Connly Judge Sheriff Cecil Goodwin and two deputy D Hol lund and each charging libel and each asking damage of mod The bailhT had rap for Also before Goldsborough for ac j lion expeclecl some time today wos a Rovernmcnt petition for an m junction to replace the temporary irder of the question was rnis at ITlo White House as to her President in view ol See on 3 Cotton May July 1947 open 3020 2R05 2530 high low 3088 3010 302S 2960 2S72 2600 2330 3036 3026 2600 31 JO Compress Sells Car of Coal to Offset Shortages Whether the coal situation yet has readied the critical stage in Blylhcvillc was debatable today the weather continued One thing was was not coal for A carload of coal sent lo tho Blylhcvillc Compress was cold to individuals after it was here which helped the situation lo some Tlie docs not sell coal decided lo sell llC coal to Individuals after i check revealed the firm had enough for present Another car load also will be sold lo help relieve the if re The schools have suffi cient coal to last until at least 15 and perhaps a little if cold vccftllicr does not
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