The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 7, 1951 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, April 7, 1951
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News Bri«f§— PSC Urges Dismissal Of PhoneRate Appeals By TUB ASSOCIATE] PKliSS LITTLE HOCK—Arkansas Public Service Commission has asked dismissal, of appeals from Its order authorizing $3,600.000 yearly Increase In rates charged by Southwestern Bell Telephone company in tlie state. Both Southwestern Bell—contending it should have been allowed a larger increase—und 10 Arkansas cities—contending the increase should have been smaller—have appealed (lie commission order ( o I'ulaski Circuit Court. Magnolia Man Pies MAGNOLIA — An automobile overturned near here today when Its driver suffered a fatal heart attack, Deputy Coroner Richard Henry said (he car hit a ditch about 10 miles north of Magnolia on U. S. Highway 79 after Tillmon Christie. 3%, of near Magnolia, died at H'.e wheel. Prank Gill, brother-in-law of the dead man, was Injured slightly. Christie and Gill were returning from Camclen to Magnolia about 2:40 a.m. when the accident occurred. McMath Appoints Judge LITTLE ROCK. — Governor McMath has appointed Edward Robertson of Mnrianna as Lee County judge, succeeding- O. B. Karris, who died this week. Murder Trial Recessed BENTON— A week-end recess has been taken In the trial of Ernest Bunt, 19-year-old lumber yard worker, on charges of first degree murder. All of yesterday's session was required to select a jury of 11 men and one woman. Bunt Is charged with slaying his parents and burn- Ing their farm home last Jan. 14. Printing Strike Goes On PINE BLUFF— Contract negotiations involving labor unions at the struck Commercial printing Company .plant were at a, standstill today. Management held separate conferences yesterday with representatives of the striking pressmen's union and the non-striking typographical (printers) and bookbinders unions. All are affiliated with the APL. All three conferences ended without dates being set for resumption. asked for bids on nine bridges In Jackson County. Tlie bridges will be located on slate Highway 18 between Grilbbs and Cash. Newspaperman Resigns PINE BLUPF—K. Bryan McGinnis. managln? editor of the Pine BlliJf Commercial for nbout tour months. resiRtied today. Publisher E, \Vroe Freeman, Jr., .said McGinnis turned hi ht$ rerilR- nntlnn because. "I fired sports editor Dave Wallis." fishing Isn't Loafing; it's 'Nerve Tonic' CINCINNATI. April 7. (/P) — Take hcnrl, you fishermen. If the liltln woman complains Ex-Mayor Back in Office MONTICELLO — V. B, McCloy. Montlcello mayor for more than 20 years before his defeat last July, was serving in that office again today. As council-elected recorder, McCloy will serve as acting mayor until a special election fs held. He is expected to be a candidate for the Job then. McCloy was defeated for re-clec- tlon by Z. C. (Jimmy) Tucker, J5. TVhen Tucker went on active duty with the Air Force, Paul Johnson Was designated to replace him as mayor temporarily. Johnson resigned. 2 Negroes Dfe in Fire ENGLAND—A Negro woman and her two-year-old daughter perished, when flames today destroyed their frama house eight miles southeast of here. Dead are Mrs. odella Byrd, 24, and Rutha Byrd. The husband and father, John Byrd, suffered severe bfJrns in an effort to resctie his wife and child. Bridge Bids Asked LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas State Highway Commission today that you're just lonflnir when you go fishing, tell her you're taking a "nerve tonic." And you can quote Dr. R. W. Eschmcyor or Washington, former fisheries expert for the TVA and now executive vice-president of the Sport Pishing Institute. That is what he told (he Izaak Walton League of America vcsterday: "Pishing isn't simply a dignified way of doing nothing. It's u nerve tonic." On the more serious side. Dr. Eschmcyer said there now are morn than 15,000,000 fishing license buyers and that an acre of water, like an acre of land, will produce only a limited number and sizes of "livestock." That, he said, emphasizes the need for more fishing water through pond and recreational lake building. Missco Negroes fo Hold Literary Meet at Osceola The Mississipi County Negro Literary Rally and Field \Icet will be held next Friday at the Osceola school instead of at Wilson as formerly announced, S. W. Allen, association president, said this morning. Reason for the change, he said, was to provide adequate sp.-U'e foi- the outdoor activities. Negro Deaths Rites tor' Annie Mcrritt To Be Held Tomorrow Services for Annie Meritt. who died at her home in Luxrtra, will be conducted tomorrow at 3 p.m. with Rev. L. H. Harvey officalhif;. The funeral will be at St. Paid Missionary Baptist. Church in Luxora. The 45-year-old woman leaves one brother and three sisters. W. P. Cobb Funeral Home is in charge. Thomas James Carey Dies at Luxora Home Services for Thomas James Carey 16. who died at his home in Luxora Wednesday, will be conducted lit the ZIon Chapel Baptist Church at Luxora at 1 p.m. tomorrow. Rev. 1. u. Harvey will officiate and burial will ue In the Luxora Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Hatttc Carey of Luxora; one daughter, Cornelius Young of Seattle, Wash.: and two sons. Lee Carey of St. Louis and Ed Carey of Memphis. Home Funeral Home of Blythe- vilie is in charge. With fhe Courts Chancery: St. I-'raucis Lcveee l):.stris-t. vs. ROM Crowell. el nl. .suit tor delinquent taxes. t CUTI-: CHICK-Ciirvflcioiu Joan WiiUcrs, IB year old Rogers, Aik., beauty, will rcii!ii over the na- tinnnl "Chicken of Tomorrow" contest at Riyctlcvlllc. Ark., next June. Miss Walters was chosen "Miss Chicken of Tomorrow" over contestants from 16 other Arkansas cities. TROOPS Laborite Takes Swing at UN Commander LONDON, April 7. (AP)—Minis- tor o! State Kenneth Younger told a Labor Party rally at Cardiff today the Chinese Reds should not let themselves lie misled by "Irresponsible statements" from highly placed quarters. Although Vounger did not name Gen. DoufjlHs MacArthur. the wording of hLs speech appeared to he a swipe at the U.N. commander In Korea. Younger, who Is Forcian Secretary Herbert Morrison's right hand man, said there Ls nothing about United Nations aims in Korea which the Chinese should regard as harmful (o themselves, and added: "Neither we nor they should therefore be misled by such irresponsible statements as scorn to come out at frequent Intervals from highly placed quarters, wittumt the authority of the United Nations, or indeed of any member government." Obituaries (Continued from Page 1) more pressing things that will have to be considered first." For example, he said, a combined foreign economic und military as- sislance mcastirc soon will reach the commiticc ant! will keep II busy for a loni; time. GOI"s Do Xot Apilrnvr Some high-ranking Republicans on Kcc's committee don't approve of the Senate, resolution but, because their party has made it an issue In the House, they have kept their views largely to themselves. The House Republican Policy Committee, composed of GOP leaders, recently endorsed the principle of no troops for an European army without congressional approval. They favor amending the draft bill, now under House debate, to restrict the use of troops in Europe. Such an amendment, if alsn approved by the Senate, would make !he troop ban a matter of law. WEAPONS (Continued from Paye 1) percussions. In London. Laboritc Will Nally offered in the House of commons a "no confidence" motion in MacArthur which "deplores the continued refusal of General Mae- Arthur to refrain from reckless and irresponsible participation in political controversies." In Copenhagen, the independent newspaper "Information" called editorially for MacArthur's dismissal as U. N. commander, urging governments of other countries "where people do not pray to MacArthur" to press the ouster move. The five-star generald had his staunch supporters in Congress. however. And his critics there Were publicly silent, Kuan-hind said he interpreted MacArthur's earlier statement as in no way a criticism of the militruy buildup in Europe. Hiss' Slander Suif Dismissed by Court- BALTIMORE, April 7. (AP>—The $75,000 libel and slander suit Arger Hiss filed against hLs accuser. Whittuker Chambers, was dismissed yesterday in federal court. Ill's now i.s serving a five-year prison term for perjury after being convicted on charges of lying when ho said he never gave secret government, papers to Chambers, nil admitted former courier for a Communist, spy ring. SHIPS Eight Narrowly Escape Injury in Plane Crash MT. CLEMENS. Mich., April 7. (AP) — Eight crewmen in an Air Force SA10 amphibious plane "miraculously" escaped serious injury yesterday when the plane rammed into the civic center building here. Uy a series of coincidences, no civilians were injured. The 5th Air Rescue Squadron plane was coi-ing in for a landing at Selfridgc Held two miles away when one of its two engines conked out over the city. A. M. Hilton Dies Of Heart Attack; Rites Tomorrow Services for A. M. Hilton, who died suddenly yesterday afternoon, will he conducted at 3:3o p.m. tomorrow at Holt Funeral Home Chape! with the ncv. Roy Bagley, pastor of the First Methodise Cuurch here, officiating. Mr. Hilton, who wa.s 70 at the time of his death, had been farm manager for George Lee Gin Company since 1030. A heart attack caused Mr. Hilton's (tenth. Pallbearers will be H. L. Halsell, Ira Gaines, carl Paul, Jack Robinson, Cecil Bunn and Earl Simmons. Honorary pallbearers will be Judge Roland Green, Dr. p. L. Husband. Dr. W. A. GrlinmcU, C. J. Wilson, Calvin smith, A. H. Wallace, H. J. Arnold, Vcrtier Williams, J. I. Gaines. Robert Adams, Glen I'.orner, W". L. Tale, Snider and Chester Lewis. Mr. Hilton leaves one son, W. D. Hilton of Jackson,.Miss. ilolt funeral Home is in charge. Mrs. 0. B, Burton Dies at Steele Following Illness Mrs. Fannie LOU Burton, 6C, of Steelc, MO., died ni li?r home in Steele this morn i tig following a short illness. She had been a resident of Stcele for approximately 30 years. Surviving ate her husb-Aiut, O. B. Rurton of Stcole; four sons, Leonard Burton and EutreB Hurt on of Stccle. Osie Burton of Blythcville and Lemrnie Burton of SL Louis; and one daughter, Mrs. Made Graves of Blythevillp, Funeral arrangements are incomplete. Cobb Funeral Home is in charge. James A. Parker Dies at Manila A 61-year-old Manila man. James Andrew Parker was found dead in a driveway leading to a seed house f at the west Side Cotton Gin In Mn| nila at 2:40 p.m. yesterday. j Coroner E. M. Holt snid death re- I suited from an acute heart attack brought about by Intoxication. According to Deputy Sheriff Lcc ] Baiter. Parker has been working in Poplar Bluff and was visiting his : brother, John Parker, gin manager. 1 r.t the time of his death. His home is in Manila. Howard Funeral Service said funeral arrangements were incD f pleto pending the arrival of rela- Lives. (Continued from Pag* U the company pending further litl- Eation, The court here, on the other hand, wants "effective possession" ol the stock turned over to the Dollar interests pending the outcome of the government's suit for its possession, The contempt citations requested by R. Stanley Dollar and his associates -claimed Sawyer and the others had not complied with a court order which said the dollar Interests should be given "effective possession" of the common stock in the American President lines, Yesterday's argument here brought out (hat the San Francisco suit wa'. filed at the direction of President Truman. Judge Bennett Champ Clark said he is an old friend of the President, but: "lie has no more standing In this court than any other citizen He has no right to influence litigation." Ninety-two per cent of the ship- line slock has been held by the government, which contends Dollar gave it up In return for loans and subsidies. The Dollar people have said this isn't so, that the stock was merely held at collateral. DiSalle Faces Fight on Ways To Stabilize Inflated Economy WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS. W. Va.. April 7. r/l'i—Price Stabilizer Michael V. DiSalle today faced an assault on government price control from economists who hold that steeper taxes and tightening of the money supply can do the anti-Inflation Job better Ihan price ceil- Gail Brogdon Winner Of Church Talent Show Gail Brogdon, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charley Drogdon. carried off first place honors in an amateur Miow at the Blytheville School aud- icorium last night which was sponsored by the Lake Street Methodist churcn. Gail gave an acrcbatic daticc act For winning first place she was awarded a gold cup. Ronnie Fayc Etchieson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Foy Etchieson, won second place with a ballet dance and Billy Haney. son of Mr. and Mrs. p. T. Haney, a pianist, placed ihird. Proceeds from the amteiir show went to the church. (Bathings Asks Probe of Brutal Treatment of Sailors, Marines Read Courier News Clasvifictl Ads WASHINGTON. April 7. up, _ A member of Congress has asked for nn investigation of reports that trainees nt the Srui Diego. Calif., Marines and Navy bases have been mistreated. Rep. Gathings (D-Arkl told a reporter he received two reports from Arkansas that trainees were kicked, slugged in Hie face and mistreated in other ways. Gathinss talked with Lieut. Gen. M. H. silvcrtliorii. deputy Marine commander, nljotit the complaint regarding the Marine ba5e. He said Silvcrthorn promised to look into the charges. "General Silverthornc told me, however," Gainings said, "that he has Just returned from an inspection of the San Diego and found no such conditions. He was inclined to minimize .seine of the complaint, ictnarking that the boys like to return home and tell of their toti;h life." Hut. Gathings added, there were -some a.spect.s of the complaint Sil- vcrlhornc wanted more information about. Gathings said lie will lake up Singing Meet to Be Held The Northeast Arkansas SUILVU Convention will be held at .he Church of God ?.t Marked Tree at 7:30 p.m. Monday, it was announced by Amos A. Lcdford of Huffman, president, raking part in the sine- ing convention will be the iiolin trio of Osceola. Concrete Culvert Tile Sires up lo 36 in. Corrugated Metal Culverts Sizes up to 81 In. Antomalb Fined Oalc:i Concrete Septic Tanks Metal Septic Tanks °e\ver Tile \\'e Dellrcr A. H. WEBB Illtlucaj 61 at Stale C.lne I'lione 7M Starts 7:15 p.m. Kitls Under 12 KKKK With 1»a rents PLAYGROUND with the Navy the complaint that Navy trainees at. San Dicco were kicked by their commanding ofli- ccr. He withheld the names of all persons involved in order, he said, to protect the yomi£ men. He said both letters were from his d.-.-trict and that he knows one of the writers personal!}-. This man wrote CiaUiings that he tw.sed his letter chiefly en complaints by young man of 20 whom Retired Bishop Wins Stalin Peace Prize MOSCOW. April 7. Wi—The Rev Arthur W. Motllton, n, retired Episcopal bishop of Utah, was listed today as the winner of a Stalin peace prize along with such world figures as French Communist Scientist Frederic Joliot-Cnrie. Also on the list of winners were Mine. Run Yat-Sen. widow of the founder of the Chinese Republic ami a vice chairman of the Chinese Communist Government in Peipin?, and Britahi's Hewlett Johnson, the "Red Dean" of Canterbury Cathedral. Conway Area Hard Hit By Large Hailstones (By The Associated I'ress) Efail struck several spots in Arkansas Friday, but Conway and vicinity appeared to be the hardest hit. Only nt Comvay was severe damage reported. Loss there will run into "thousand.s of dollars," it «-as said. Windows were broke, roots were damaged and gardens were ruined. Some of the hail stones were described as big as a half dollar. A heavy rain flooded Conway streets. Three Women Start on Long Automobile Trip LONDON (AP)—Three ivomcr from Britain. Canada and New Zealand, have taken off- from here by car on a 20.000-mile trip across Europe and Asia to New Zealand. Englishwoman Joan Kingshury is out to do "something really British in character." Mrs. Eunice Tlexinger i.s going -the long way romid"~to Toronto, and Miss Josephine Whitehorn is Just setting a precedent for women. Countries to be touched include: France. Austria, Turkey, Afghanistan, India, and then by ship to Australia. Hollywood (Continued from Paga 4) Bill marie dozens of fast ones on quickie row before he was signed by Fox and the flickers are popping out on parlor screens all over the country. "Every night somebody calls me and tells me I'm on TV." Bill shuddered on the set of "Friendly Island." "And I always get the same question: 'How old were you when you made this one?' Nobody beheves I'm fairly young any more." Holl.vwoodiU's rt-turniiiK from -Mcxioc report, thai Jane W.vjuan'.s race appears everywhere—even in honky-tonk bars, ll's on a calendar Issiinl by a Mexican airline II rni. The word from England is that Valentma Cortcse has said No to Hicharii Basehart's marriage proposal. Tlie ancients called tin "diabolus inctallcrum" or -the devil among metals." he had known many years as "an excellent student. star football player and truthful." SUNDAY & MONDAY SAT. ONLY—BIG DOUBLE FEATURE Hit N'o. 'I \Vrslcrn Thrills ri STRANGE GAMBLE with HiipiilmiR f and Anrly Clyde 2—CARTOONS SUNDAY & MONDAY TWO GRAND FIRST RUN HITS " i STEWART GRANGER 'V S^ ft JIAN SIMMONS ^" r^ 'AA4AJ , _ * USLYtR$M.-lMlR!SA1i4NU I 2—COLOR CARTOONS—2 1 HEATRE 2013 West Main Open Weekdays 6:15 Show Starts 7:00 Saturdays A Sundays 1:00 Always a Double Feat tire Salnrdiiv Onlv! "U'iM Bill Hlckoh" No. 3 Color Cartoon Snturday Owl Show 2 Reel Comedy "Invisible Monster" .Vo. 18 Sunday & Monday ,'''jom«St«wor1 I Huddleston Is Elected By Wholesale Grocers J. LcRoy Huddleslon, owner of Huddleston and Co. here, was elected to the board of directors of trie Arkansas Wholesale Grocers Association at the organization's annual convention in Little Rock yesterday, T. H. Faulkner of Helena was elected president and w. p. Bond of Little Rock was named vice president. Big 4 Deputies Meet PARIS. April 7. Four deputy foreign for two hours and and a British sjxikesi terward tho Western beginning to wonder" Russians really want :he big four foreign W)— The Big ministers met a half today inan said af- powers "are whether the a meeting of ministers. Sal unlay "RIDERS OF THE RANG! •rr Tim Hull • Richard Marlii Saturday tUidmte Show Starts lOMf) "HOUSE OF FRANKENSTEIN' Hoi'is Karloff • I.on Chanc\ Ann Gwvnnc Sunday & Monday EYES HAVE NEVER 4EHELD ITS EQUAL! Spectacle Beyond Belief! DEBORMKM _ GRMGEREP AQS OT WLLO AMMNS W IKK1IID SI»*«M! Of TW »W smniic SdMS M* F The position was taken by wveral niverslty of Chicago economUti at conference here on "th« «o- omics of mobilization" ntUncUd f about 10 government officials wyers, economists, and buslnesi id latror leaders. Another group, led by Bcono- ilsl Otis Brubaker of tiu cio teelworkers Union, argued that dice! controls not only should be r«- ained but extended—specifically o restrain bank lending. The recent voluntary agre«f?»t inong banking groups to curtail iflationary loans won't work any letter, Brubaker held, than "vol- niary" price and wage controls. Rep. ccllers (D-NY) who Iden- fied himself as a director and awyer of a bank, agreed that banks '.ill "put their money where It nakes the most interest." His own nd other banks he said will follow his theory: "Voluntary agreements e damned; we jtist don't abide by icin." W. Randolph Burgess, chairman f the National city Bank of New 'oik. countered ivith (he prediction iiat the voluntary control will b« reasonably effective." RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Saturday "MAN FROM SONORA" with William Bo.vd Also Cartoon & Serial Saturday Owl Show 'Navy Bound with Tom Neal ... Siin.-Mon.-Tiies. MORE 1-XCiriNG THAN SMITH"! :•* my ^ Technicolor lift EtfltKIFJi'fRtlfir& ZltU Kitl-fSfiiJ Also Warner News &'Shor(s >••••••••••••*•••••••••• Air Conditioned By Refrigeration NEW, "Your Community Ccnler" MANILA, ARK. AUilinccs Sal. & Sun. (Mi. 53 Saturday rr Fort Savage Raiders" Charles Starred Saturday Owl Show "CHAIN GANG" Douglas Kennedy Sunday & Monday •'' "OPERATION PACIFIC" John Wayn« Tuesday 'Bowery at Midnight"

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