The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 9, 1951 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 9, 1951
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PAGE TEK Florida Sheriff LEGISLATORS Reinstated by Gov. Warren Evidence Fail* To Show Sullivan Violated Any Law TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 9. (/p) —Governor Fuller Warren today reinslated suspended Sheriff Jimmy Sullivan of Dade County (Miami). Warren said a study of evidence before a grand jury which indicted Sullivan "does not show the violation of any law of the state of Florida by Jimmy Sullivan, nor does it show he willfully failed to perform any duty Imposed on him by law, or that he acted corruptly." Sullivan was suspended by Warren Oct. 16, 1850, following .his Indictment on charge of neglect of duty In falling to enforce gambling laws and for permitting deputies under him to accept bribes. The Florida Supreme Court later held the indictment "void and ineffective" In that it did not charge Sullivan with a crime under the laws of Florida. The reinstatment of Sullivan automatically cancels the commission of Thomas F. Kelly, who has been serving as sheriff during Sullivan's (Continued from Pag« sfghts on them. He now wants $50 000 for emergency fund <he got $200,000 from the 1949 Legislature) and $29.000 for the civil defense fund, also a big reduction. Among other things that the governor would like approved, and the Senate Group Probes 'Job Peddling' Case JACKSON, Miss., Aplil t. (if, Senate Investigating Commute ..... ..,.,..„,.„, „„„ „,,,; •-— P ub "c hearinss today int money he thinks Li needed to pay! rses "'"^ Mississippi pro-'il-u for them are: '» a n Democrats peddled federa "- Jobs for »300 each. Sen. Clyde Hoey (U-NC), chair man of the Senate expenditure sub-committee, said that so far a he knew, this is the lirst con gresslonal Inquiry Inlo statcwidi distribution ol patronage. He sail the hearings would be conducted "without regard to persons or ix>- suspension. Sullivan, former Miami traffic cop, was swept into the sheriff's office by & surprise landslide vote In 19*4. - Last summer the U. S. Senate's Kefauver Crime Investigating Committee dug Into Sullivan's income. Although Sullivan said he hart much more when he took office, the senators said he started the .,, Job worth »2,500 and built It up to t^inore than $70,000 in less than four ''•years on an official salary of $12.000 ,-V» year. -:.•;,„. With his suspension lifted. Sul- j.'-Hvan now may serve out the four":' year-term to which he was re-e!ect- ' ed in 1948, It will expire In Jan: uary, 1953. DROKE (Continued from najre II through the years. She assisted with the recent polio drive and has for sometime alde.d the Crippled Children's Clinic which 1s- conducted by the Stale Health Department. In religious affairs, she also lends a helping hand. She series as chairman of Christian social Relations of the Womens Society of Christian service of the First Methodist Church and in this capacity aides numerous churches in their work In Well Child Clinics. She has personally assisted the church pastor, the Rev. Roy Dagley. In aiding needy by investlga- . tion and recommendations. On Sunday mornlnfl, she assumes her duties as pianist for the church's Fatsflnder Class, one of the largest adult Sunday School, classes in the city. She also serves the group as secretary and treasurer. In addition to her many activities, Mrs. Droke is the incoming president of the City Council of PTAs for 1851-52. A tea in her honor will be held Sunday at Hotel Noble in the Mirror Room. Guests will be received from 3 to s p.m. Boy's Body Found In Arkansas River LITTLE ROCK, April 9. IIP) — The body of 7-year-c.ld Doyic Evans—missing since yesterday afternoon—was found in the Arkansas River today. Crews began dragging the river at the foot of Spring street after the boy was reported to have disappeared while playing on a saud- plle on the river bank. About $1,500,000 to make up de flciencies In welfare appropriations $500.000 lo make repairs and pa off a debt of the state hospital; Boys Industrial School A $125.000 approprlallon to main tain the Boys' Industrial Schoo and jns.OOO for the same purpo> at the Negro Blind School; $.500.000 to complete the collscnn at the livestock show grounds I Little Rock; And $25.000 to provide scholar ships for students at the Unlver sity ol Arkansas school of medicine All of these proposals appear cer lain to meet stronjj opposition Ir the Legislature, especially In th Senate from the economy bloc head ed by Little Rock's Sen. Ellis Fa gan. And the proposed sales tax boost Is expected lo be given i rough ride In the House, too by i group headed by. Rep. Paul Vai Dalsem of Perry County. Pagan and his supporters have Indicated that they will continue to any new la* or tax Increase for any purpose. Van Delsem's faction has announced Hint ft is prepared to offer several counterproposals lo the sales tax boost. They Include an increased retail liquor In* under which the state would take over the wholesale liquor business. Estimate May Be Cut Van Dalsem also indicated that Die governor'.! estimate that the schools need $12.000.000 might be reduced. Said the Perry county lawmaker: "I've talked to a large number of the members of the Legislature and most of them feel that (he schools do not need ns much money as they are asking and should do more on the local level. 1 U. Oov. Nathan Gordon, speaking at M'aliiiit Ridge Saturday night, sntd he resents charges that the Legislature is responsible lor the financial predicament of the schools, lie accused Governor McMath and the Kducnlion Department of encouraging the schools to spend beyond their means, snd said the eovcriior hnd promised school officials that money would be made available to make up the deficit. Gordon declared (hat school finances should be solely in the hands of the Legislature, and added: "The trend of executive domination of the legislative branch as seen In Washington and Arkansas Is not according to constitutional law." He predicted that a sales tan would be enacted, and said he Is anxious to see the schools provided for—within the state's means.' Dr. Harry A. Little, superintendent of schools In Little Rock, warned taxpayers in a statement that more local tuxes will be needed regardless of what the Legislature does. McMahon Visits Truman WASHINGTON, April S. (AP>— Chairman McMahon (D-Conn) of the Senate-House Atomic Energy Committee made an unscheduled call on President Truman today. Jitlcal parties." Cotton Carnival Caravan Plans Blytheville Visit The annual good-will caravan of the Memphis cotton Carnival svil slop in Blytheville next Monda> on Its tour of Northeast Arkansa; and Southeast Missouri. The Cotton Carnival caravan's 'islt Is an annual affair, and members of the Royal Court as v,-ell as officials of the Cotton Carnival Association are expected to be a- nong the touring group, A 40-mlnute stop in Ulytheville s planned, Mayor Doyle Heiv', .-r- son was informed today by Couon Carnival officials. The caravan is scheduled to stop in the vicinity of City Hall, it will arrive at 5:05 CHORAL Siamese Airlines Plane Falls at Sea HONG KONG, April 9. (API—A two-engined Siamese Airlines plane crashed at sea in fog and rain about four miles off Cape D'Agilar tonight and the best Information ivallable here was that all IB iboard perished. All five members of the crew we described as and the 1 passengers were Siamese or Chf- >ese. Re|»rt£ here said, no Euro- icans we're aboard. MacARTHUR (Continued from Page 1) nd six Republicans—lo consult tacArthur and learn his views on be Korean War and Far Eastern policy generally. MacArlhur stirred the world's apitals when he said last week the rltlcal fight against communism in Asia. He called also for use f Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalist •oo|>s on Formosa to open a second •out against the Chinese Reds. He added more fuel to the fire y ascribing to "basic political de- orLS beyond my control" the re- case of 120.000 South Korean res- •vLsbs for form and other work. Britain May Move There were reports that Great rilaln may move directly for steps T curb the United Nations com- lander.-Informed sources in Lonon said strong British objections o the proposal to put Chinese Na- onalist troops into the fight will BlYTHEVILLg, (ARK.) COURIER NEWg HOLCOMBE (Continued from Pag« National Trapshooting Association He was one of the organizers and barter members of the Memphis Gun Club and also was a member of the Hlythevillc Dun club. Was (iun Instructor Mr. Holcotnbe spent much of his lie as a traveling salesman. During World War I he served as a marksmanship Instructor for the Remington Arms Co. He was a member 01 the Christian Church at Clarksdale, Miss., and a lifetime member of (he National Trapshootln K Association " Indians Gun his mother, 1 the Southern Association. Ie Is survived by ,.„ „.„„.„, Mrs. Maude Hedge, and his wife Mrs. Delia Trayser Holcombe of Blytheville; two children by a for- ner marriage, William Hull Hoi- combe jr., and Mrs. Murry M. Field both of Memphis; two sisters Mrs J. C, Ellis, sr. ; of Blytheville and Mrs. Raymond C. Holliday of Biloxi, Miss.; two brothers, James A. Holcombe of Memphis and Horwood Hedge ol Btloxi; and a granddaughter. (Continued from Page 1) Alton O'Stcen, head of the music lejxirlmfint at University of Ala- ama. and Miss Marion Flasg. con- nltant in music education at Dallas, Texas. Miss Plagg explained nat the choral groups were not In ompclilion with each other. In- tead, each group is matched gainst a standard of achievement. Each Group Judged The judges made a report on each inging group and pointed out the utstandlng. strong and weak points ml graded each school as fair' ood, very good or excellent. Mrs. Murray Smart was ncconi- anist for the Blythcvillc groups. In addition to Mrs. Henry, chap- rones for the Btytheville group icliided: Miss Georglna Arcy. Miss nth Lee, Mr. and Mrs. Murray marl, Mr. and Mrs. R, B. Van ooscr, Mrs. Paul pryor, ,\rrs. Henry umphries, Mrs. Joe Trieschman, 'Irs. Earl Buckley, Mrs. Jess Horer, Mrs. Russell Hays. Mr. and !rs. J, p. Hocott, Mrs. J. w. Rader, [rs. II. Swearengen, the Rev. and trs. Lintey Vowell, Mr. H. V. Perns of Manila, Mr. and Mrs. Robert illlan of Manila, Mrs. Hulon Holies, L. D. Wad e, Mrs. Arnold urch of Reeves, Mo., and Mrs. Illy Joe Gean. Obituaries Services Held Hayti for Dr. J. O. Rankin Services for Dr. John o«-en Rankin of liayti, Mo,, college professor and Pemiscot County planter, were conducted at 2:30 P m today at the Presbyterian Church at/ Haytl by the Rev. Wayne Gray former pastor of the Cariithersvillc Presbyterian Church, Dr. nankin died Saturday morn ing at Skaller's Clinic here follow ing an illness of five years. He wa Five Men Killed In Auto Crash CONWAY. Mo., April 9. lift— Five men—four of them Air Force personnel—died as the result of a hcadon crash of two cars on Highway 66 near here' shortly before noon yesterday. The state patrol lists them as Aaron Kirchncr, 45, of Wcslfield. III., a contractor and lumberman, and John B. Jacobs, 29, of Jamaica, N. Y., who were killed instantly; Robert Kelso. 22, of Sullivan. Ill,, and John E. Richard. 18. of Minong, Wis., and Edward R. Dush, 19, of St. Louisville. Ohio, who died en- route to a NIangua hospital. 727 Bond Is Forfeited n Drunk Driving Case Raymond McFall forfeited a '21.75 bond in Municipal court lis morning on a charge of driv- ig while under the influence of qnor. Fred otho Reed forfeited a $10 ond on a charge of speeding. 67. A native of Tarklo, Mo.. Dr Rankin had taught at Iowa State College, the University of Nebraska, a Negro College at Knoxville, Twin the University of Minnesota anc the University of Wisconsin After his retirement in the 1930's lie began farmi.-i? south of Holland and later moved to Hayti LaFurge Funeral frcme of Cn . ruthersvilie was in charge. Luke Richardson Succumbs at 83; Rites Held Today Services for Luke r. Richardson. HOG West Ash, who died at his home Saturday afternoon, were to be conducted this afternoon at Cobb Funeral Home Chapel. The 83-year-old man died after short illness. He was a retired farmer and had lived here for 07 sons were to be pall- prc- e forcefully but informally nted in Washington. British opinion has been strongly gainst any action which might >read the Korean fighting. After tacArthur's latest statement was nade public. Minister of state enneth Younger warned Red Chl- years. His six bearers. He leaves his wife. Mrs. Nellie Richardson; six sons. Bert Richardson and Bill Richardson of Der- Mo., Russell Richardson and Bart- Richardson of Bragg Citv Mo Oliver Richardson of Hayti"' Mo" and Ted Richardson of Chicago] III.; four daughters. Mrs. Pauline McLcod of Bragg City, Mo Mrs Bculah Hawkins of West Helena Ark.. Mrs. Ola B. Porter of Blytheville. and Mrs. Jeraldine Taylor of Monroe, 1.1. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery with Cobb Funeral Home in charge. Lt. E. T. Jarraft, Veteran Naval Officer, Dies Lt. E. T. Jarratt, former Blytlie vilie resident who had served con tuiuously with the U.S. Navy foi 26 years, rlied Friday in San Fran Cisco after suffering a heart at. tack while on auty. Born in Franklin. Tenn., he mov. cd here while a youth and attended Blytheville schools. He residei. her for 17 years before entering the Navy. He was 42 at the time o his death. Services and burial are scheduled to be conducted in San Francisco. He is survived by his »'ife. Mrs Marcia Jarratt of San Francisco- ville, chairman. The campaign. Added Cancer Campaign Chairmen Are Named Additional community chairmen! for the 1951 American Cancer Society fund campaign in North Mississippi County were announced today by Louis E. Isaacs of Blythe- . --„-. which is being carried on during tills month, has a quota of S2.000. Most of the funds are scheduled to be obtained in outlying communities since Blytheville portion comes through the Community Chest. Voluntary contributions from Blytheville are being accepted, however, Mr. Isaacs said. Mrs, Max Isaacs has been named chairman for Manila. Chris Tompklns. chairman for Biu'dette. also will handle the drives Dogwood Ridge, New Liberty and Sandy Ridge. Mrs. Carries has been named chairmen at Gosnell, replacing Mrs. Ruby Bates. MONDAY, APRIL 9, 1951 Jittery Albania issues Protest Against Reported Invasion Try LONDON, April 9. (AP)-jitlery Albania protested today again* asserted vlllallons by air, sea and )a»d of Us territories by Italy an* Accounts of the protest published by the Soviet News agency Taj. coincided with reports from various neighboring countries that the Soviet satemte government on the Adriatic had thwarted . planned uprising by 3.000 anu-communuist Albanians. Turks. Greeks and Yugoslav, TgaS Die regime of Red Premier Eiiver Hoxha. "gainst Eisenhower to Check Poet Command Troops PARIS, April 9. (if, - General Dwight I>. Eisenhower will fly to Germany Uiis afternoon for a four- day inspection of British. French and American troops under his Atlantic Pact military command. It will be the first such trip by Eisenhower since he formally took command of the West European defense forces last week. Free Baseball Guide at Goodrich With the season when the ping of the bat crashing against the ball, and the umpire yelling whether foul or fair here again—In other words —baseball is being played-comes an Interesting announcement from J. H. Lott, manager of the B. F. Goodrich Store, Blytheville. The store now has a plentiful supply of B. F. Goodrich 1951 Baseball Guides, which are being given free to all who call at the store as long as they last. Manager Loll says This guide gives the complete schedules of the American and National major leagues, and the American Association, International League, Southern Association and Pacific Coast leagues, listing all games by dates, and telling whether they arc single contests or doublc- hcarters. Leading hitters for 1950 in each of the leagues also are listed, as well as the lineups and box scorn of the 1950 all-star contest and the scores of each of the world scries games, together with information about attendance nnd revenue. Dimensions sealing capacity of each of the two major league's ball parks al<o a« listen. , At , v ., against being "misled by irre- future Nofhfnjr is ton good for your child, is il? You want him (or "her" or even "them") in have nice dollies and dolls a , K l roller skates and bicycles. . .and everything, lint how about his future? Arc you setting aside a little each week lo provide for the years ahead —(he college education and all? The host way lo do that is |,y teaching your chiltl Ihriff—how In'save- by opening a savings account in his name. \Vc invite you lo come in this week. The FARMERS BANK AND TRUST COMPANY The OLDEST BANK In Mississippi County Time fried - Paulo Tested thevllle, Buford Jarratt, of Osceola. II. W. Jarratt and M. C, Jarratt ol Memphis, B. B. Jarratt of B.vhalia ML«.. D. R. Jarratt of Washington' D.C.. and Curtis Jnrralt of Albuquerque, N.M.; and six sisters. Mrs ?. E. Holder of Blylheville. Mrs. H ?._ McDonal of Manila, Mrs. M. J. Kins of St. Louis. Mrs. Albert Ward of Popular Bluff. Mo.. Mrs. Cetlric Heigho of Reno. Nov., and Mrs. John Ross of Susanville. Calif. V/iJJrom GiHiom Rites Tomorrow Rites for William Gilliam. 75 re- .ired Blytheville farmer, will be conducted at 10 a.m. tomorrow in :obb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. G. T. Ownes. pastor of the Full Gospel Tabernacle. Burial ivill be in Powhatan, Ark. Mr. Ollliam died at his home at 609 East Rose yesterday afternoon following a heart attack. Born in Missouri, Mr. Gilliam had made his home in the vicinity of Blytheville for the past 40 years. Survivors Include one son", Jessie Gilliam of Blytheville; two dauah- Tass, however, made no mention of any such plot. The Russian agency said Albania lodged its protest against Greece with the United Nations secretariat charging 18 violations between March 1 and March 28. Reiwrts of Hie attempted uprising varied and Hie "Invasion" Itself lacked confirmation from non- Communist Balkan groups. But, as pieced together from reports of eastern European diplomat.?, contacts with diplomatic missions still in Albania, exiled Albanians and broadcasts, this is the Early in the year, 3,000 antl-Com- '"• entered Albania by and sea and made their way to'll rana, the capital, where they con. tacted elements hostile to Hi^i They planned a general iipfiSJi' and the assassination of Hoxha. In February, a bomb exploded In the Soviet embassy In Tiran». ThU was to have been the signal lor the uprising. The plot failed because rloxha 1 ! men immediately moved In and arrested many of the "invaders" an<J other suspect-s. Oil Stove Overheat! An overheated oil slove at the home of B. R. Godwin. 2325 Birch, was the cause of a fire alarm this morning. No damage resulted. PHONE 4418 Mrs. Sarah Percell of Farin- ters. inston. Mo., and Mrs. Viola Bcvd of Powhatan: and two sisters. Mrs. Roda Grills of Powhatan and Mrs Lenda Taylor of Lepanto. Blytheville Steam- Laundry-Cleaners B16I7 Only $27995 Here's the value of the year! Brnncl new 17-inch General Electric at a rock- bottom price! You get big- as-iife, real-as-life pictures! Simple tuning. Genuine wood cabinet in cordovan finish. Yovi have to see it to believe it'- Come in today! M«<M mi Choose Your G-E Set Now on CONVENIENT TERMS BLYTHEVILLE SALES CO. FELIX CARNEY, M 9 r. 138 East Main p hone

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