The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 1, 1949 · Page 5
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Friday, April 1, 1949
Page:
Page 5
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 5 article text (OCR)

' FRIDAY, 'APRIL 1, T949 BIATHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Health Week Plans Take Form Negroes to Observe Event With Program In Schools, Churches Activities for National Necro Health Week. 10 be observed by the Richard B. Harrison II:..' School, will set underway Sunday with Mobilization Day at" the First Baptist Church for Negroes. Sunday's activities will include morning and afternoon sessions at Negro churches. A. E. Lester, teacher at Harrison School, will speak on Better Health in Vonr Community and Rev. T. H. Iluywood's sermon will concern health at 11 a.m. at the Baptist church, and in the afternoon Carrie B. White will address a group at Ihe nelhcl A M. E, Church on "CooperallnB with the Health Agencies for a Better Community." and the pastor. Rev J. K. Robinson will speak on health. Monday has been desiKiialcri as Home Health Day. Health pictures, demonstrations and lectures -A HI be given al the school. Mrs. C. G. Red- ' man. executive .secretary for Ihe Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association will be the principal speaker. Special Kvenls S[ lirrlnlc.l Tuesday is community Sanitation Day and Wednesday, Special Cain; paign Day Events will start at l:M p.m. Tuesday at Harrison School. i and health club membdrs will ,l>e f* included on the program. Wednesday afternoon. Rev. J. K. Robinson, and tits wife will make special addresses on health, and elementary students will present special pla'ylets and music. A clinic at pilgrim Rest Baptist Church will also be held al 1:30 Tuesday. Mrs. Annabel Pill, North Mississippi County Health Nurse and Mrs. Monroe Grain will deliver the chief addresses. A panel on health will be led hy Llllie Jackson. Bessie Brasfield. Mary Vaughns, W. A. Lofton anj D. V. Gentry. Dr. B. E Roberts and Dr R A Wilson will direct the clinic W. D. Tomtncy, principal al Blytheville High School, will dclivei the principal address on adult health on Thursday. His talk will follow a skit on social hygiene, presented by the senior class. School Health and Safety will be the theme of Friday's program, and Dr. Hollis Price, president, of Le- Moync College of Memphis will deliver the principal address. On Friday afternoon a radio program will be sponsored over KLCN. to conclude the activities. Iowa Gets Mothball Treatment The Navy's last battleship in the Pacific—Ihe mighly «,000-lon USS Iowa—joins the mothbnll fleet as two seamen lower Old Glorv from the stem in San Francisco. The decommissioning ceremonies were held ;iftcr five months of encasing the super-baltlewogon wiih a coating of rubber, spun glass and plastic. Sen. Glen Taylor Is Pleased with Verdict of Guilty BIRMINGHAM, Aln., April 1. (/!•) -A circuit couit Jury pleased Just iboul everybody directly concerned when It convicted Sen. Ol™ H. Taylor (D-Idaho)of disorderly conduct last nlKlit. Tile Jury fined Taylor $50 and scnienc-ed him to 180 days hi Jail. "That's fine," said Taylor. He lidded that the verdict ulvcs him a cluincc to test the case In higher courts throuKh appeal. His appeal was filed immediately. City attorneys and Police Commissioner EiiRerie tnnlli Connor agreed with Ihe Senator thnt tho verdict was fine. Taylor, Ihen a candidate for vice president on the lickel with Hour) Wallace, wns arrested by city police May 1. He had attempted to enter a door reserved for Negroes at meeting of (he Southern Negro Youth Congress. His police court trial May 4 resulted In a fine or $50 and a scn- cncc of 180 days. The Jiill sentence was suspended. The circuit court rial wns on appeal 'from lhal conviction, Taylor, on (he stand and IhroiiKh his attorneys, contended the case arose from Blrmlnp,hain laws requiring separation of while persons and Negroes. GEESE Continued from Page 1 Early residents of New Orleans tried building levees for protection soon after 1718. yee. : e probably added another S3 to $5 apiece. And all tills was in addition to his chopping expense. But it's not expensive when the cost Ls pro r&leci over a period of years. Neighbors Show Interest Mr Rayder stated that his neighbors been me so interested in his work thnt they "tried to rent me land." "But I had my hands full here,'' he said. Mr. Riiydcr'.s farm i? not Johnson, grass free. There arc several other areas that have been in alfalfa for the past three years that are almost a-s badly in tasted with Johnson grass as w£$ the first 135-acre plot. And ho staled that he planned to work them the s ame way r.ml hoped for equally as good results. JoJinson grows in recent years has been causing increasing concern to Mississippi County Cnrniers and this year the Agricultural Committee of the Elytheville Chamber of Commerce has launched a program which calls lor assistance in any way possible the farmers in the area who are .seeking to control the Kcntuckians Sentenced For Robbing Planter MEMPHIS, April l-HTPj—Senten- ces of seven years' imprisonment each was imposed yesterday on two Mny field, Ky., men convicted ol robbing Harry R. (Red) Martin, p.n Arkansas planter, of more than $17,000 in money nnd jewelry here last Nov. 10. Richard L. Keeling, 34, and Clctus Oliver, 40, were sentenced by Judge Sam Campbell after he overruled defense motion for E\ new trial. They were convicted last month on robbery charges. They said in the trial that the motley and jewelry were won while gambling with Martin. CHURCHILL Continued rroiri Page 1. stan people," adding: "We seek nothing from Russia but Boot! will and fnlr ploy," He hailed Ihe Marshall I'lau, Hie "new unity In Western Europe, anil the Atlantic pud as demonstrating n "tremendous change, In our outlook and pulley toward the future of Ihe world." "Three years HBO." Churchill said, "I spoke nt Fulton, Missouri, under the auspices of President Truman. "Many people hero and In my own country were .startled and even shocked by what I said. "Hut events have vindicated and fulfilled in much detail Ihe warnings which 1 deemed it my duly lo «lvc at that time. (At Kulton, In Mnrcli. 1946. Clmrclll lamented the lowering of an "Iron curtain" across Kuropc assailed Soviet Russian expansion nnd culled for the fraternal association of the Hrlllsh commonweiilll nations nnd Ihe United States.) "Today," Churchill siild, "there Is very dtlTeK'nt climate of opinion "No one could, however, havo •ought about these linmens mnges in the feeling of the Unltei tales. Oieiit Britain and Europe ut for the astounding policy of the usslan Soviet government. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. III.. April l. M'i—<USDA>—Hogs 7,CK>0; burrows and gilts steady to 25 low- than Thursday's average; sows steady to 1>5 htghcv; bulk Rood and choice 180-2-10 Ibs 20.50-21.00; top 21.00 mostly for wclRhts under 22 Ibs: 240-270 Ibs 19.50-20.50 odd lots 210-325 Ibs 19.00-75; 140-170 Ibs 18.7520.25; 100-130 lb pigs 15,50-18.50; sows -100 Ibs down 17.25-18.50: ovei 400 Ibs 15.50-17,00; staps 12.50-14,50 Cattle COO; calves GOO; not enough steers lo warrant mention* odd lots medium and good heifers and mixed yearlings 22.00-24,50 common around 19,00-20.00. lhe.sc steady; cows dull; few fat- cows about steady but very dray^y cnnners and cutters with some' | unevenly lower. Tornado Victims Con Rebuild with RFC Loans WASHINGTON, April 1—f/l'j— Residents of Arkansas whose homes were damaged or destroyed by recent tornadoes In the state are el- grass. Mr. Rayder, according to farmers who have inspected his fields, seems to have the answer. giblc to seek rehabilitation loan from the Reconstruction Financ Corporation. The RFC has declared the stale disaster area. Applications shou! be filed at the Little Rock office the agency said. 4% HOME LOANS Elbert S. Johnson The Equitable Life Assurance Society I'hone 6228 Kvenlngi House Witness Boy of Year' to Meet 'resident Truman WASHINGTON, April 1—(;P)— Jimmy Montgomery, H, of Hot iprlngs, Ark. was lo meet. President 'ruiimn here today as another of li.f awards for winning the Nnllon- <1 Hoys' Club "Iioy of the year" title. Jimmy ruul his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Montgomery, also veie lo be miosl-s of members ol he Arkansas Congressional dele- gallon at lunch. Steve Nelson, chairman of the western Pennsylvania Communist Party, has been subpeniied by Hie llouso Un-American Activities Committee for questioning about an alleged Industrial spy ring operated by Soviet salclllle agents. Nelson figured We may well ask: 'Why have | ln ,| le commiltce's Mom-spy Inley deliberately acted for three V estl K nlion lust fall, when he 3i>8 years so as to unite (he freo vvas cha ,. scd w!lh transmitting ??," T'l" ' *'" , "» «tomlo (ormul. to Unsslan H Is Ijcoausc they fear the rlendship of Ihe West more than :s hostility. • "They cannot aftord to allow free nd friendly Intercourse to grow up iclween (lie vast areas they control .nci the civilization of Ihe West. "The Russian people must not sec what goes on outside, and the world mist nut see what yoes on Inside he Soviet domain." "Hut we must, not despair," he MI id. "We must persevere, and if the HiH continues to widen, we must :nake sure that the cause of freedom Is defended by all the resources of combined forethought and superior science. "Here lies (he best hope of averting a third world struggle, and a sure means of coming through It without being enslaved or destroyed," diplomatic olllcliils. Tho new hearings nro schcdule<l lo begin April 18. Fresh Dressed Hens & Fryers Fresh Country Eggs For Sale at All Times \\'e Also I'ay TOP MARKET PRICES l'or Live Poultry Commercial Dressing Solicited Johns Produce Pho. 4107 W. H'way 18 FOR FILLS For prompt service call 8323 when you need und «nd gravel or dirt to level your ground or yard. We *lao build gravel roads. Our 4 trucks are able to do the hauling quickly and efficiently. Call for- free estimate, HULON 8 Lilly HOLMES. You Are Cordially Invited to Visit The Accessory Shop Feminine Apparel Mnbcl Hogun Jessie Srite Hotel Noble Bldg. Hlythevllle, Ark. IFOR OFFICE, SCHOOL On HOMtl SPECIAL--Friday and Saturday Only n-This Certificate Is Worth $4.31- V Thl« cerllrlcnl* nnd l»c eiitlllei tlm bearer lo one of our Genuine InileitructlhU 15.00 VACUUM FILLER BACKLESS TOUNTAIN PENS. Vlilbl. Ink Supply. You SEE the Ink. A lifetime Quaranlee wild e.icJi pon. THE PEN WITH A LIFETIME GUARANTEE THE NEW PLUNGED FILLER—VACUUM TYPE—ZIP—ONLY ONE PULL AND ITS FULL, Thl« PM holili 200 per cent more Ink th,in any ordinary faunUln p«n 0*1 lh« markctl You c*n wrllt foe thr*« monlhi on one rilling! No r«palr bill,. No L«ver )lll«'l No Pretiure bar! Every pen tailed xid guaranteed lo be unbreaV.iMe lor lilt, del ycmr, NOWI Till, certificate gooil only while advertl.lno <al« U a*. •.. Th!s offer good Friday & Saturday onlyl Kirby Drug Stores Main SI—Main & Broadway—Main & Division LIMIT t Peru l CertUinta This Pm Will B* 15.00 After Sal. BUY NOW WHILE AVAILABLE OUR BUYERS MADE A SENSATIONAL PURCHASE! IN TIME FOR EASTER MEN'S ALL WOOL SUITS 2-PRICE GROUPS-2 $40. VALUES VALUES TO $50 EVERY ONE EXPERTLY TAILORED Sizes 32 to 50 Regulars-Shorts Slims & Stouts If you expected to spend $'10.00 for your suit— select yours at GRAIMCU'S now—you can do wonders with »'liat you'll save If you'd planned to pay $50.00 for your suit— select from (his outstanding group and put Hie difference in your pocket EVERY ONE OF THESE HUNDREDS OF NEW ARRIVALS FROM THE NATION'S TOP TAILORS—PLUS OUR ENTIRE STOCK-ON-HAND INCLUDED IN THIS AMAZING SALE NOTHING HELD BACK-NOT ONE SUIT RESERVED Worsteds Gabardines Twists Tweeds Solids 1'laids Stripes . . . . Fancy WCRVCS Types Muriels Single Rreast Students . . Double Hrcasl Young Men . Drapes Conservative Colors & Fabrics for Now & All Year Round Wear SHOP NOW! THE SAVINGS ARE TREMENDOUS! Be Smartly Dressed .Blytheville, Ark. Bo Dollars Ahead

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page