The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 23, 1951 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 23, 1951
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MONDAY, APKIL 23, 6UTHEVIU.E. (An!U COURIER MacArthur Buries Self in Papers As Son Readies for Day at Circus NEW YORK, April 23. (A>j—^aper i work occupied Gen. Douglas MacArthur today, hut his wife and son' looked forward to an afternoon at the circus, The general, following his mammoth reception Friday, has remained in seclusion at the Waldorf Astoria hotel. flRt-J. Gen. Courtney Whitney, his nuuiary secretary, said yesterday that Mac Arthur had no plans for today and probably would remain Inside. Whitney said the general was busy over the weekend reading newspapers and doing undisclosed "paper work," Mac-Arthur reportedly has 15.000 congratulatory telegrams to wade through. No visitors were received yesterday, Whitney said. MacArthur on Saturday called on former President Herbert Hoover, who also lives at the Waldorf Astoria. • Aides said the' 20-minute call was a "courtesy visit" but they gave no report on the conversation. - MncArthur, ousted from his Far East commands by President Truman, served as army chief of stall in Mr, Hoover's administration. Mrs, MacArthur also spent Saturday quietly in thy hotel suite. Arthur Sees Baseball Their son, Arthur, 13. saw his first big league baseball game — the New York Giants versus th Brooklyn Dodgers a t the Polo Grounds, Yesterday the youngster and hi: mother had a busy day looking a the sights of New York sifter at •Ifling services at St. James Prot RSnt Episcopal Church. Lieut. Col. Paul Rusch, U,S. Ar my Reserves, formerly attached U MacArthur's civil intelligence sec tion in Japan, preached a lay ser mon. In his sermon Rusch said: "Due to the General" "In conversation with the Japan ese prime minister, he stated could quote him 'that it is riue t General MacArthur's wise states manship that Japan has been save as a nation/ " Mrs. MocArthur was applaude by people outside when she left th church, ' During the afternoon, she an Arthur were guests of the New Yor City Department of Marine Aviation on a three-hour yacht trl around Manhattan Island. Arthur had his first look at th Statue of Liberty during tht trip, "It's something 1 " he exclaimed a he snapped pictures with a. sma camera. Mayor's Wife Alonjir The wife of Mayor Vincent Impcllitteri accompanied them the boat trip. When the Mac Arthurs returne o their hotel. Mrs. MacArthur was rest up for the next big event in sked by newsmen what the general the boy's first visit to the U.S. — •as doing. She replied only that he the Rjugling Brothers and Barnum > "very busy." and Bailey Circus at Madison Then she ami Arthur went In to Square Garden. " Chicago Plans Big Welcome -or Gen. MacArthur, Family Texan Arrested |£h Fort Smith PORT SMITH, Ark., April 2 <AP)—A 36-year-old Texan h: been arrested here on charges grand larceny and burglary In cor nection svith the theft of S5.000 Jewelry. The Jewelry was recove ed. Police Chief Pink Shaw said Bruce Jenkin.s of Jefferson, Tex., was arrested in his hotel room. Two sample cases containing the merchandise were found in the room, Shaw said. The chief said the jewelry was stolen from a room rented to Mont Morris, a salesman for the Samuel Gordon Jewelry Co.. Oklahoma City, In another hotel here. CHICAGO. April 23. lift— General MncArthur is cominR to Chicago Thursday and Ihe nation's second largest city is all set [or a super welcome. Soldier Field, the lake Ironl open-air arena, was reserved yes- IT'S A NIGHTMARE-That's what you'd say if you met this character while sleepwalking. The two dancers entwined as one represent a choreographic nightmare in a ballet titled "The Sleepwalker," being presented by the Grand Ballet of the Marquis de Cuevas in Paris. (NEA- Acme photo by Staff Correspondent-Rene Henry.) Labor Shortage Seen As Highways Threat LITTLE ROCK. April 73. (AP)— The 521,000,000 Arkansas Highway Department construction program year is threatened by ft pas- labor shortage. Alf Johnson, the' department's chief engineer, said Saturday the agency recently had lost 75 men in South Arkansas to defense plants. Bradley County Clerk Is Dead WARREN. Ark, April 23. (API- Bradley County Clerk Ben L. Beas ley, 69, died at his home today. H had been ill several months. Bensley, an uncle of State Comp trailer T^ee Roy Beaslcy, was a na live of Bradley County, hnri been practicing attorney here for mcr than 40 years and was serving h fourth term as county clerk. It jreviously had been circuit cler and had held other public offices Survivors include his widow four daughters, Miss Maxlne Beas .ey, Washington, D.C., Mrs. Chris tine Grose, North Little Rock, Mr Mildred Barter. Benton, and Mr Eleveree Halt, Grady; n son. Be Li. Beasley, Jr., Magnolia; two sis ters, Mrs. George Savage and Mr Harve Save, Warren, and thn brothers. Jul his. Dave and S j el by Beasley, all of Bradley County. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. THEATRE 2013 West Main Show SUrts 7:00 Saturdays & Sundays 1:00 Always a Double Feature I.asl Times Today THREE OWE orday for a mass civic reception • 'hursday night. Hut Ihe greeting will get underway in high style the moment the ici'.oral's plane, "the Bataan," ouches ground, abnut noon at vvay Airport. An official rc- 'eption committee of 200 prnm- ncnt citizens, including retired Jcnerals Charles G. Dmvcs and Robert E. Wood, will be on hand. Before heading for the down- own loop area and n formal par- ' ade. the general will be given mili- ary honors, including a 17-gun irllllcry salue by Fifth Army ar- illerynien. at the airport. A crushing crowd of 3,000.000— about 15 per cent of Chicago's icipulation—Is expected to take >art [n the mammoth celebration or the general, his wife, and their ion, Arthur. 13. To give the spectators room to move. most, surface traffic will be detoured from the downtown area. The parade route winds from the near north side to the Bataan- ConceMor Bridge, over (he Chicago River, where the general will place a wrealh, then through the Loop to the Stevens Hotel where the general will spend trn night. Arkansas Death Toll Is Lowered By the Associated I'ress The week ended Sunday produc- xi Arkansas' second lowest weekly iolent death toll of the year. ' I Twelve persons died violently during the week, one more than the :otals for the weeks of March 19-25 and Feb. 12-18. Only one accidental death was reported over the weekend. Cecil Hark. 13. of Parkin, died of gunshot wounds suffered while he was examining his father's pistol. .i<ff« Rock Publisher Earned as Candidate for oath's 'Man of Year' . ATLANTA. April 23. <iT>>— K, A. Engcl, Little Rock, publisher of the Arkansas Democrat, lias been namrd one of 25 candidates for Ihe I outh's man of the year. Hubert F. Lee, editor of Dixie lusiness Magazine, sponsor of the award, said yesterday that the final iholcc will be made late In October. Reuben B. Robertson, chairman of the Champion Paper and Fibre , Canton, N.C., was honored (n 1050. Engcl is president of the Southern Newspaper Publishers' Association. PORTRAIT OF AN OLD SOLDIER-Hcre Is a new camera study of General of the Army Douglas MaiArlhur, the "old soldier" who has enthralled Iho nation on his return to a hero's welcome. It was taken as the general surveyed Ihe thrones gathered Ic (irect him in Washington, D. C. Arkansans Told Medical Costs Should Be Lowered in Future One of television's pioneers, the Inte C. Francis Jenkins, began his experiments n.s far back as 189D. new number Arkansas Businessmen To Appear of Hearing ' LITTLE ROCK, April 23. (/P) Thirteen Arkansas small businessmen have been Invited to appear before the House Small Business Committee hearing, scheduled here May 2. The Greater Little Rock Chamber of; Commerce announced' the 'invi- iations yesterday. Those invited Include Henry Gilliam, El Dorado; O E. Powell, Pine • Bluff; Dave H Ward, Conway; R. A. Pierce. Jonesboro; E. N. Beisel. West Helena, and Ed Kropp, Fort Smith. Air Conditioned By Refrigeration NEW "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Ph. 58 LITTLE ROCK. April 23. (AP>— A.North Carolina physician ts disturbed about "so-callctl rumors concerning the high cost of medical treatment" and wanU something done about it. Dr. John B. Bender of \Vinskm- Salem yesterday addressed a one- day meeting of the Arkansas chapter, Ajncrican Academy of General Practice. Dr. Bender, president of the s'oith Carolina Academy of Genral Practice, said that actually 95 cent of the family budget Is pent for things other than medial care. "This slanderous propaganda against the medical profession must answered vigorously," he said. 'We can fight these accusations best by seeing that adequate medical treatment is provided those in need, and by attempting an Individual understanding of our patients." Dr.-M.'D. McClain ol Little Hock was . installed as president of the Arkansas Co-op's Ex-Official Accused BERRYVILLE, Ark.. April 23. W) —Burglary, grand larceny and embezzlement charges have been Hied against Jack Templetoh, former office manager of the Carroll County Electric Co-Operative Corporation. Sheriff T. E. said Tem- plcton Is accused ol stealing Sl.OOO from the co-op's office vault last Jan. 28. The embezzlement charge, BeWeese said, Is in connection with alleged unrecorded purchases of ; pliances through the co-op. Templeton was released on cash bond of S2.0DO. Guayule. the American desert plant which produces rubber, was first harvested under a government growing program in W4. Last Times Today "BREAKTHROUGH" John Agar • David Brian Arkansas chapter, succeeding Dr. L. \\. McDanlel of Tyronza. Other officers arc Dr. C. R, Ellis, Malvcrn, vice president; Dr. Fount Richardson, Faycttevllle, secretary, and Dr. Harry E. Murry, Tcxarkana. president-elect. Read Courier News Classified Ads. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. 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