The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 1, 1949 · Page 7
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 1, 1949
Page 7
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, ATOTL i, 1949 ealth Week Jans Take Form Negroes to Observe Event With Program In Schools, Churches Activities for National Negro Health Week, to be observed by the Richard B. Harrison High School, will (>ct undcru-ny Sunday with MobiUzniion Day at" the First Baptist Church for Negroes. '•;. : >, Sunday's activities will include ;morning and afternoon sessions at •Negro churches. A. B. Lester, teacher at Harrison School, will speak on Better Health j n y uui . Community and Rev. T. H. Hay wood's sermon will coiu'ern health at II am. at the Baptist church, and in the afternoon Carrie B. White will address a eroiiu at the Hcthel A. M. E Church on "Cooperating with the Health Agencies for i( lieltrr Community." and the pastor, liev. .1. K Robinson win speak on health. Monday lias been designated ai Home Health Day. Health pictures, demonstrations and lectures Mill r>c given at the school. Mrs. C. o. Redman, executive secretary for Hie Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association will be the principal speaker. Special Events Scllcrlulvd Tuesday i? Community Sanitation Day and Wednesday, Special Campaign Day Events will start nt 1:;)0 p.m. Tuesday at Harrison School. and health club memhc'rs will ,be ' included on the program. Wednesday afternoon. Rev. J. K. Robinson, and his wife will make special addresses on health, and elementary students will present special playlets and music. A clinic nt pilgrim Rest Baptist Church will also be held at 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 by Liilie Jackson. Bessie Brasfield, Mary Vaughns, W. A. Lofton and O. V. Gentry. Dr. B. E. Roberts and Dr R A Wilson will direct the clinic W. D. Tommey, principal at Blytheville High School, will deliver 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- Moyne College of Memphis will deliver the principal address. On Friday afternoon R radio program will be sponsored over KLCN. to conclude the. activities. BIATHEVILLE (ARK.) 1 COURIER NEWS Iowa Gets Mothball Treatment The Navy's last battleship in th fr IC<: , . , Pacific—Ihc mighty 45,000-ton ISS Iowa—joins Ihc mothball fleet as (wo seamen lower Old Glory loin t"1 s'<yn m ban Francisco. The decommissioning ceremanios wcie held after live monlns of encasing the siipcr-balllcwasoii with a coating of rubber, spun glass and plastic. Sen. Glen Taylor Is Pleased with Verdict of Guilty BIRMINGHAM, Ala., April 1. </!') —A circuit court Jury pleased Just itbout everybody directly concerned wlion II convicted Sen. aien K. Taylor (D-Idaho)of disorderly conduct last night. The Jury fined Taylor $50 and sentenced him to 180 days In Jail. "That's fine," said Taylor. He added that tile verdict gives him a cluince to lest the case in higher courts through appeal. His appeal was filed immediately. City attorneys and Police Commissioner Kugene (Bull! Connor agreed with the Senator that Die verdict was fine. Taylor, then a candidate for vice president on the ticket with Hcnrj Wallace, was arrested by city police May 1. lie had attempted to enter a door reserved for Negroes at meeting of the Southern Negro Youth Congress, His police court trial May 4 resulted In a fine of $50 and a sentence of 180 dnys. The Jail sentence was suspended. The circuit court trial wns on appeal from that conviction. Taylor, on the stand and through his attorneys, contended Hie case arose from Birmingham laws requiring separation or white persons and Negroes. GEESE Early residents of New Orleans tried building levees for protection »oon after 1118. Continued from Page 1 acBEe probably added another $3 to S5 apiece. And nil this was in addition to Ills chopping expense. But it's not expensive when the cost is l>ro r<Ucd over a period of years. Neighbors Show Interest Mr Rayclcr stated that his neighbors became so interested in his work that they "tried to rent me land." "But I had my hands full here," he said. Mr. Raycier's farm is not Johnson grass free. There are several other areas that have been in alfalfa for the past three years that are almost a-s badly infested with Johnson grass as \vu.s the first 135-acre plot. And he slntori that he planned to work them the same way and hoped for equally as good results. Joiinson gra-^.s in recent years has been causing Increasing concern to Mississippi County fanners and this year the Agricultural Committee of the Klytheville Chamber of Commerce has launched a program which calls for assistance in any \v.iy possible the farmers in the area who are seeking to control .the Kentucfcians Sentenced For Robbing Planter MEMPHIS, April 1—</!>)—Sentences of seven years' Imprisonment each was imposed yesterday on two Mayfield, Ky., men convicted of robbing Harry R. (Red) Martin, p.n Arkansas planter, ot more than $17,000 In money and jewelry here last Nov. 10. Richard L. Keeling, 34. and Clctus Olive]', 40. were sentenced by Judge Sam Campbell after he overruled defense motion for a new trfal. They were convicted last month on robbery charges. Tiioy said in the trial thai the money and jewelry were won while gambling with Martin. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III., April 1. M>t— (USDAl— Hogs 7,000; burrows and gilts steady lo 25 lower than Thursday's average: smvs steady to 25 higher; bulk good and choice 180-240 Ibs 20,50-21.00; top 21.00 mostly for weights under 220 Ibs; 240-270 Ibs 10.50-20.50 odd lots 270-325 Ibs 18.00-75; 140-170 Ibs 18.7520.25: 100-130 lb pigs 15.50-18.50: sows 400 Ibs down 17.25-18.50; over 400 Ibs 15,50-17.00; slugs 12.50-14.50 Cattle 000; calves GOO; not enough steers lo warrant mention; odd lots medium and good heifers and mixed yearlings 22.00-24.50; common around 10.00-20.00. these steady; cows dull; few fat cows about steady but very drnggy on cnnners and cutters with some bids unevenly lower. Tornado Victims Con Rebuild with RFC Loans WASHINGTON, April I—(IP,— Residents of Arkansas whose homes were damaged or destroyed by recent tornadoes In the state arc el- grass. Mr. Rayder, according to farmers who have inspected his fields, seems to have the answer. CHURCHILL Continued Prom Page 1. slau people," adding: "We seek nothing from Uussln but good will and fair play." He hailed the Marshall Plan, the 'new unity In Western Europe, and the Atlantic i>uct as demonstrating u "tremendous chance In our outlook and policy toward the future of thu world." Three years utjo," Churchill said, "I spoke nt Fulton, Mls.sotirl, tuuler the auspices of President Truiimn "Many people hero and In my own country were startled mid even shocked by what I said. "But events hnve vindicated and fulfilled In much detail (lie wurnli which 1 deemed It my duty to give at that time." (At Fulton, In March. 1946. Chmclll lamented the lowering of an "Iron rurluln" across Europe, nssnlled Soviet Russian expansion and called for the fraternal association o( the British commonwealth f nations and the United Stales.t "Today," Churchill sulct. "there Is very different climate of opinion "No one could, however, have roiiiglit about these Immense. IimiBCS In the feeling of the Unitei "tales, Great Britain unrt Europe •lit for the astounding policy of lh< Russian Soviet government. "We may well ask: 'Why him hey deliberately acted for tlnci one years so ns to unite the frei yen-Id against them'? "It Is because they fear th rlendship of Die SVest more than ts hostility. • "They cannot afford to allow free ind friendly intercourse to fjrcnv up between the vast areas they control and the civilization of the West. "The Russian people must not sec what goes on outside, ami the world vuisl not see what goes on inslilc the Soviet domain." "But we must not despair," he said. "We must persevere, and If the :ulf continues to widen, we must make sure that the cause of freedom Is defended by all the resources of combined forethought, and superior science. "Here lies the best hope of averting a third world struggle, and u sure means of coming through It without being enslaved or destroyed." gible to seek rehabilitation loan- from the Reconstruction Finance Corporation. The RFC has declared the slate n disaster area. Applications should lie filed at the Little Uock office the agency said. 4% HOME LOANS Elbert S. Johnson The Equitable Life Assurance Society House Witness Boy of Year' to Meet 'resident Truman WASHINGTON, April 1-OT- •Jlimny Montgomery, 14, O f Hot Spring, Ark, wus to meet President 1'rumnn here lodny ns another of its nwnnh for winning the Natlon- <l Boys' Club "boy of the year" title Jimmy and his parents, Mr. flue Mrs. Cliircncc Montgomery, also were lo bo micsls of members of the Arkansas Congressional delc- gullon at lunch. Stevo Nelson, chairman of the western Pennsylvania Communist Party, has been snhpenacd by llio House, Un-Americiin Ac- liviUes Committee for quesllon- ln(! about nil alleged Industrial spy ring operated by Soviet satellite agents. Nelson ll;;urcd in the committee's ulom-spy Investigation lust full, when ha was charged with transmitting nn atomic formula to Russian diplomatic olllcials. Tho new hearings are scheduled to begin April 18. y PAGE FIVE. Fresh Dressed Hens & Fryers Fresh Country Eggs For Sale at All Times We Also Pay TOP MARKET PRICES For Live Poultry Commercial Dressing Solicited Johns Produce Pho. 4107 W. H'way18 SAND & GRAVEL .'•.'..•••.'',',' DIRT FOR FILLS . For prompt service oil O9tt when you need und and gravel or dirt to level jour ground or yird. We al*o build gravel roads. Our 4 trucks an able to do the hauling quickly and efficiently. Call for* free estimate. ; : ' HULON 1S Lilly HOLMES; | You Are Cordially ; ! 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