The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 2, 1951 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 2, 1951
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 2, 1951 BLYTHEVILI/E, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Arkansas News Briefs— Music Festival Highlights 3-Day White River Water Carnival By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BATESVII.LE—A non-competitive music festival highlighted the first night's activities of the annual three-duy white River ^s•atcr carnival here. Twenty acts were presented in the varied program, which included performances by the Batesville High School hand and Miss Patte Case, who is Batesville's princess and hostess for the carnival. Today's program included the final rounds of the open golt tournament and registration for beauty contestants. The beauty contestants and their chaperones were to be entertained at a luncheon at the Batesville Country Club at noon. The Miss North Arkansas Contest will be held at 1:45 pjn. at the riverfront- stadium. Girls from 25 towns will vie for the title. They will appear in bathing suits. Queen White River will be selected from another group appearing in evening gowns. Emergency Crews to Run Rails For Peron as Employes Strike BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Aug., crippled earlier by a series ol blasts 2. M')—The government called In which President' Juan D. Peron's emergency crews today to run Argentina's strikebound railways, Tackett Says U.S. to Act on Vending Machine* WASHtNaON—Federal officials have agreed to halt the installation of soft drink vending machines in Arkansas, says Rep. Tackett (D-Ark). Tackc-tt, head of a House labor subcommittee, said the machines were competing with blind operators of concession stands in federal buildings. Congress enacted a law in 1936 giving preference to blind persons in granting concessions for operation of soft drink and eating stands In federal buildings. Tackett said his group investigated the situation after receiving complaints from several of the stand operators. "It was our contention that installation of the vending machines violates the spirit and intent although not the letter of the 1936 act," said Tackett. McMath to Address AFL in San Francisco LITTLE BOCK— Governor McMath will address the national convention of the American Federation of Labor in San Francisco in September, his secretary, Henry Woods, has announced. Arkansas OPS Official Resigns Position LITTLE ROCK—B. H. Mewis, information officer for the Arkansas Office of Price Stabilization, has resigned to join the TJ. 8. Bureau of Plant industry. / He will be succeeded by John R. Bagby jr., who has been information officer of the Arkansas branch of the U. s. Public Health Service since 1945. 'What's Harm In Bribing U.S. Officials? 1 WASHINGTON, Aug. 2. Senate subcommittee today denounced pudgy Sam Mason as "a complete fraud 1 ' who worked a confidence racket "to swindle approximately a quarter million dollars Jrom his victims," on promises to obtain cheap leases of government property. Chairman Hoey -(D-NC) of the Senate's subcommittee £ on , inyesti r gallons, announced''^ federal" grand jury is starting : an enquiry into Mason's activities. -Witnesses! told the subcommittee -Mason said the government, ; in fear of atomic attack, was planning a vast under r gro u nd constrii ctiori program, and many buildings would become "surplus." Hoey said in a speech prepared for the Senate'that he was filing a formal report covering the "fantastic rnaclunations" of Mason, New Yorker who has said his real name is Samuel D. ^Mussman. He lost a leg In World War I and draws $195 monthly in government compensation. -Testifying before the Hoey group. Mason said he has paid no income tax since 1929. He said he had a scheme to bribe public officials, and asked the senators: "What's wrong with that?' The old name for Irag Is Mesopotamia. PAGE FIVE regime blamed on "alien" forces. The anti-Peron Brotherhood of Engineers and Firemen refused (or the second day to rcjxjrt for work. J OP/' I OWfl Mounted police were sent to pro- 'Atom-Bombed' Nightly by U.S. BINGHAMTON, N. Y., Aug. 2. IP) -Residents of Binghamton have been "atom bombed" almost every night for a month, without real- zing it. An officer of the Air Force's strategic air command revealed yesterday that the heavy planes leard high overhead have been 329, B36 and B50 bombers using •he city as a target for radar- bombing practice. They have picked out such tiny targets as the front door of a bank, ''apt. Ralph woodcock reported. Instead of dropping bombs, each plane sends a radio signal to a crew on the ground at the moment when bombs would be released on an actual run. "Within three minutes, the bom- Mr crew is notified where the bombs would have landed If the aircraft had been carrying them," Woodcock said. icial railway stations to keep or der. Although section gangs, heavily uarded by police, repaired ycster- ay's bomb damage to four main mes only two of them are operat- ng. The olhers—main lines to the outh and west—were closed tight -y the ri-msal of engineers and Ircmen to work. The government charged the ex- 'losions which ripped tracks ami lamaged railroad shops early ycs- erday wert set off by criminals In- pired by "forces alien to the coun- ry." Lightning Kills 5 Camp Hikers 8 Others Injured In Idaho Sector DRIGGS. Idaho. Aug. 2. (A*)—A bolt of lightning killed five churcl camp hikers and Injured eight others huddled beneath _a mountain wilderness tree yesterday. The victims, four-teen age girls and a woman, camp counsellor, all of Idaho Falls, were part of a group of 37 hiking through a canyon in the Teton peaks, about 12 miles east ol here. . A sudderi thunderstorm broke over the rugged country, driving the group to cover under some large trees. Freu Miller, only man in the group, said he had just warned the party to "get away from the tree" when the bolt struck. Miller, stunned himself, applied artificial respiration to six unconscious girls. Kiwanians Hear Holder's Talk On National Debt Worth Holder, manager of the Chamber of Commerce, spoke to members of the Kiwanis Club on the national debt at the weekly meeting of the club Ui Hotel Noble yesterday noon. Using as a theme "It's your dollars they're spending," Mr. Holder outlined the national debt and President Truman's request for an crease for this year. Mr. Holder used a 14-foot long chart as a diagram in comparing the present national debt with that of past years. At a meeting of the Board of Directors which followed the club meeting, the board members voted to donate $25 to the Red Cross' special flood drive for funds. Guests at yesterday's meet were Charles C. Campbell of Little Rock and Sam Hardy. Texas Bale of Cotton Sells for $7,542; to Go To Germany for Charity DALLAS, Aug. 2. (<P)— M. Aura of Dallas paid *1,542.50 for Dallas CountyV first bale of cotton and said he would send it to Germany for auction Proceeds would go to some German charitable cause. C. C. Witherspoon of India, Tex., grew the first bale. PLAVGROUND For the Kiddies Kins Undet I't FREE Uarts 8:<jO p.m Phone 4732 '. NO MORE MOSQUITOES OR BUGS! THURSDAY & FRIDAY—BIG HIT a».B"..B.Hf"«y «|T • V» at MQNTEZUM -ABO- Cartoons Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. Aug. 2. (/Pi—tUSDA)—Hogs 10,000 fairly active, 15 to mostly 20 higher; bulk choice 180-230 Ibs 23.25-65 top 23.75 for several loads choice 190-215 ibs; 210-270 Ibs 22.00-23.00 largely 22.25 up with few 240 Ibs to 23.25; 270-300 Ibs 21.50-22.25; 150' 170 Ibs 21.75-23.00; 120-140 Ibs 19.00 21.25; 100-110 Ibs 17.00-18.50; sow: 400 Ibs down 19.00-75; few at 20.00 over 400 Ibs 17.00-18.76; stags 13.00 15.50; boari 10^0-13.50. Cattle 1500; calves 1100; few com mercial to low choice steers ant heifers 29.00-35.00; mostly smnl lots utilit.v and commercial cow 23.00-28.00; canners and 'cutler 17.00-23.00. The National Geographic Society says U.S. auto license plates now are valid in many Euroepan coun tries under a United Nations agree mcnt. BOOTS AND HER BUDDIES Yes, Indeed BY EDGAR MARTIN Arkansas Lad und Asleep On Mountain PAYETTEVILL-E, Ark., Aug. 2. lift— A barefooted, scantily clad four-year-old lx>y who had wandered through a rugged mountain area for 24 hours was found yesterday by a group of youngsters. And, except for hunger, scratches and fatigue, Little Joe Robinson of near St. Paul, Ark., appeared to be okay. The Scouts found'Joe asleep about a mile and three-quarters from his home. Awakened, he wailed: "I want my mother." The lad. son of Mr. and Mrs. . J. C. Robinson, wearing only shorts, said he strayed from his parents home Tuesday to look for his daddy. About 200 officers and volunteer searchers combed the area, beginning before dawn yesterday. The youths who found the little boy are Cecil Smith 14: Tommy Howard, II, and Carl Mather, 10. Sinatra and Gardner Arrive In Mexico City on 'Vacation' MEXICO CITY, Aug, 2. (/P)—Actress Ava Gardner came here last night with singer. Prank Sinatra, who follmved her to Spain last year, still close behind her. The crooner curtly declined to say whetner he would seek a quick Mexican divorce to marry the Hollywood beauty. Prankie'i wife of 12 years agreed last May to give him an uticon- tested divorce. Asked about Hollywood rumors he would get the divorce here—It takes a week in Cuernavaca If all goes well — Pi-ankle snapped: "I don't know what you're talking about and I don't know what they're talking about." Then he told another reporter: "I can't answer that question." "On Vacation" Miss Gardner said she was here for a vacation. Enroute to Mexico City. In El Paso, Texas, she had been asked whether the trip had any romantic aspects. "Now, please. . ." she answered. The couple declined to talk about their plans but Sinatra said he would remain in Mexico City. They were met by a representative of an Acapulco Hotel, however. The hotel representative sped Miss Gardner through customs and immigration and left with her by Ing photographed together during the trip, made no objection here as pliotograniitrs' clustered around them. Fellow passengers on the flight said "thef acted just like one of us" they seemed a little fond of each othor.'" The C'ir.ple stayed well away from each other in the El Paso Airport during an hour-long wait between planes. When Iheir plane left El Paso, they did not board It together, but they sat together on the flight here and wen', through immigration formalities together. '/' Company Shows lit Ability at Shooting WITH U.S. SION, Ktrea,. SECOND DIVI- Aug. 2. «P>—The 6 from Mtssco Granted Paroles Six person convicted In Mississippi County Circuit Court' were among the 61 convicts granted paroles yesterday by the Arkansas Parole Board in Little Rock. Those from Mississippi county who were paroled include: John R. Adams, sentenced to ten years for assault to kill on Oct. 20, 19«6; Curtis Conway, sentenced to 21 years for burglary on Nov. 8, 1941; Tommie I,ee Crowder, sentenced to three years for rape on Oct. 17. 1949; Charles Stevens Reno, sentenced to three years for grand larceny on Nov. U, 1949; Ollie Smith, sentenced to three years for arson on Oct. 28, 1949; and Mary Lee Underwood, sentenced to five years for homicide on Oct. 28, 1949. Worry of FALSE TEETH Slipping or Irritating? Don't be embarrassed by loose fulse teeth sllpptnfe, dropping or wobbling when you eat, talk or laugh- Just sprinkle a little FASTECTH on your plates. This pleasant powder gives a rcmnrltnljle sense of added comfort and security by holding plates more firmly. No gummy, gooey, pasty taste or feeling. It's alkaline (non-acid). Get FASTEETH &t any drug store. OUR NEW NAME! COTTON BOLL car, Prankie, who had lugged some of Ava's baggage Into customs, stayed behind for the inspection. And then left with Mexican friends. Ava smiled pleasantly and answered questions briefly. Sinatra was terse. PhotoB Approved Housework Easy Without Nagging Backache Ktffjring backache, low of jup and energy, h*»d»ch*» Mad dixiinna may be due to •lowdown of kldnty function. Doctor* »*y . ction U very Important to good health. Wtunflome everyday conditton.iuch AI Htm* and alr»in, c»u**i this important f unction to iloir down r minr f oik* aufT«r n«v- nine bftckftchc-feel miserable. Minor btad- der irritations due to cold or wrong dt«tm*y c«ui* Betting up niBht»crfr«qu«ntpABiBfM. Don't neglect jour kidney* if theic condition* bother you. Try Do»n'» FUii-i mild diuretic. UM<! luccetifutlj br roilJioni for ov«r 60 year*. It'« ammxlnehow many timva ______ rm . _____ Doan'a s!vr happy reltef from thMedtacom- ry, u , , . , . , <orta-h«lp thel 5 ml Let of kldn ey tubti a tid ft J. The couple, who had avoided be- tera flu*h out wut«. Get Doan'a PIIU tod*?) orders were: shoot at anything that movcf during the night. "I" Company sharpshooters fired at every rustle. At daybreak they found three dead squirrels. Read Courier News Classified Ads RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Thursday 'Deadly Enemies' Hod Cameron Ella Raines Friday & Saturday 'Stage Coach Driver" Whip Wilson Cartoon & Serial Air Conditioned By Refrigeration NEW "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. I'h. 58 Thursday "I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE" Dan Dailey • Susan Hay ward Friday t'l 'Heart of the Rockies" Roy Rogers Saturday "NORTH FROM THE LONE STAR" William Elliott POSITIVELY FINAL! MOX Phone 4621 — Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 — Sal.-Sun. 1:00 Always a Double Feature Thursday & Friday—2 Hits I Gtoige Pal Productions, Inc. presents | I JIMMY TERRY TOM I « OURWITE. MOORE- DRAKE ! 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