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Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - May 14, 1948, Bluefield, West Virginia Friday Morning, May 14,1946BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH, BLUEFIELD, W. VA. —PAGE NINE South St. Paul, Minn., May 13 —Picket lines of the striking CIO packinghouse workers held firm here today against efforts by police and sheriff's officers to open them. The pickets used their fists to drive back the 17 officers who tried to go through lines blocking the Swift plant entrance. The officers carried guns but did not use them. Several officers were struck and two were knocked down, but none was badly hurt. Before the attempt was made Sheriff Norman Dieter used a loud speaker system to read to the pickets a court order issued yesterday. The order prohibits mass picketing and direct pickets not to block streets. The strike started nation-wide March 16. The union asked a 29 cents per hour wage Increase. Chief of Police Louis Fuller said Earlier in the day three nonstriking packinghouse workers were attacked by eight men they did not know about three blocks fiom the Swift picket line. One suffered a possible concussion. A man identified as a Swift foreman was arrested when police found him with a piece of pipe under his coat. Until yesterday, when pickets closed their lines tight, the Armour and Swift plants had run for several weeks on a small scale. Administrative employes and other workers who chose to cross the picket lines did the work. Governor Luther W. Youngdahl has said he cannot intervene in the dispute. Yesterday he told Sheriff Dieter that if he could not enforce the law in South St. Paul he should step out. The governor could then name another sheriff.  ♦ , Chattanooga. Tenn., May 13 UP) -Two Chattanooga bridges were jammed at* the same time today by accidents involving seven automobiles and a bus. Four automobiles and a bus tangled on one bridge. A police car and two other automobiles were in collision on the other. There were no injuries.  «- A unique new radar warning Instrument tips off the pilot on any terrain obstacles in his path, making it possible for him to pull up sharply and overfly them Picket Lines Repulse Police    jn Chattanooga'JridgesFaint Calls For Help Heard From Trapped Penn sr Coal Miners ... ... • & rh f rh f • J    rh    Y    m    ^    1*    ut*    Shamokin.    Pa..    May    13    (jP)    —    Edward    Heck.    42,    and    Peter    Gor-    be    able    to    walk    out    themselves    J    when    thev    failed    to    come    for    their    ■©■    *    J bt. rani Packinghouse How The tapping of faint calls for help were heard through solid coal and rock today a.* rescue squads worked feverishly#to bail out water trapping three miners 175 feet underground. The tappings grew weaker by mid-afternoon. They indicated, however, that one or all of the three men were still alive. They were heard by rescuers who went down an adjoining anthracite shaft in an attempt to reach the men. don. 35. all of Shamokin—have been trapped in their own independent mine since yesterday. Heavy rains flooded the mine shaft and cut off their escape to the surface. Rescuers worked for nearly 24 hours bailing out the flooded slope but new’ rains sent fresh w’ater seeping into the shaft. State mine inspectors, joining the rescue crews, endeavored to set up electric pumps to speed the rescue. If the air holds out. and they The trio—Charles Bashore. 42, were all working together, they'll name.. in another three or four hours,” I suppers. Friends found water had one of the rescue workers told risen high in the 70-degree slope Richard Owens, of the Shamokin radio station WISL shortly after noon. into the mountain Rescuers worked throughout the night bailing out the water with But by mid afternoon, rescue I a 100-gallon drum which they workers said the tappings, a1-(Pulled up by a rope along the though still coming through. werejStoPin* side of the shaft. growing weaker. The sounds had    -•-- to come through an estimated The new organic detergents, now thickness of 40 to 50 feet of coal widely used for washing and often and rock separating the two mine referred to as soapless soaps, were workings.    first    used    in    the textile industry Their plight was first discovered for wool scouring and the treat-after 4 p.m. < EST) yesterday ment of fabrics before dyeing. he would not try to open the Ciinor Ratlike lines again today because he had JUpvl UQUICJ One picket was arrested and For Super Age Chief Fuller said others recognized by the officers would be picked up as soon as warrants could be issued. Officers said any or all of five charges might be filed against them; assault, inciting a riot, resisting arrest, obstructing traffic and unlawful assembly. I'M * LUCK* WISH*0" its lucky TO Cir THU LOMU KUO cr mu IPS LUCKY TO HHD THIS LAB UL OH THU BUB* YOU BUY salu'Citu ^ BEER "A Heres a luck Good to You! 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