The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 7, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 7, 1949
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FAOB TWELTE BLYTHKVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ' THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 1949 President Seeks Party Harmony New Congressmen Hear Assurances Of Peace Objectives BT ERNEST B, VACCARO WASHINGTON, April 1 (1T>— President Truman held out hop* today that world peace can be maintained without the need for dropping another atomic bomb. And his administration leaders hop*d at the same time that hl» he»vy emphasis on foreign affair* last night In a talk with Democratic fresnmen In Congress might bring' new peace to tht party. The President said he made the decision to drop atomic bombs on Japan In the Interest of saving 200,000 American lives, and perhaps 300.000 to 400,000 of the enemy, "Now I believe that we are In position where we will never have to make that decision again," he declared. "But, if It has to be made for tht welfare of the United States and the democracies of the world are at stake, I wouldn't hestiate to maka 11 again. "I hope and pray that that never be necessary." The setting for the cocktail part} and buffet dinner was the saim room o{ the Carlton Hotel when the President entertained the sign •r< of the North Atlantic pac Monday night. Seek* To Heal Parly Wounds There was no mention In his off- the-cuff remarks—or in those of Vice President Barkley and Speaker Rayburn—of differences within the party on domestic legislation. There wa» no talk of civil rights, labor or other controversial Issues. \ Instead, the President tolel some 100 representatives and senators I he wanted their support for "peace and the welfare of every nation and every race In the world." He said he thought the Atlantic p»ct was "a step that will prevent our having to make a decision" to use the bomb. "You want to continue to see this ereat country of our« grow and do the right thing for -ill the people of the world," the President went on, "because the welfare of the world is now our responsibility. "Whether we like it or not, we hare been forced into that position by two world wars, both of which could have been avoided." The party was jointly sponsored by Democratic freshman senators, the national committee and party's congressional campaign 1 committee. Its object: to get new congressmen better acquainted with the President and more In" sympathy with his program. Trainer After Attack by Tiger Cub York, tigers r/son Board le-appoints Key Officials LITTLE ROCK, April 7—</!*>— 1'om Cogblll will continue as superintendent and Lcc Hcnslce as ns- .Ifilant .'iiiperintcndcnt of the Ark- insas Penitentiary System. They were reappolnted yesterday >y the new state parole board, named recently by Governor McMath The board also functions as a pcn- tentlary commission. The board decided to review some 200 furloughs under which convicts arc <it liberty. Jt also laid dov.yi restrictions under which applications for clem, ency may be considered. The hoard announced: No parole applications win hi considered until om'-lhird the sen tcncc has been served, and no ap plications for reinstatement of par ole will be considered until si months or longer after revocation A prisoner must serve live ycai or more to be eligble for furloug' consideration. The board paroled 34 convict by l(iO lor the Rudolph 'Malhies, 54, veteran circus trainer, grabs net Heft) after he was Uoored at New pound BeiiRal llger cub (right) in Madison Square Garden. Mathios, who was training .seven opening ol Rlnglinu Brothers and Bnriium and Balli-y circus April 6, was treated for scratches on left arm and shoulder, oilier animals did not attack him. IAI' Wirephoto). Outlaw Eludes Possemen and Strikes Again Obituaries rmt wwcrr PU l*i for ft Mtct Tir«« uto Radio. . . Battery . - - Phone 578 Sullivan-Nelson CHEVROLET CO, 301 West Walnut VAN BUREN, Ark.. April 7—</Pl — Crawford County's second postofflce break-In within three days was re-J ported this morning as a wide-' spread manhunt continued in connection with the flrsl. The Neal Groe'uy Slore housing Ihc post office at cedarvllle, about 14 miles north of Van Burcn. was entered shortly before dawn toitay. Postmaster Leslie Ncai said H had not been determined whether any money had been stolen from the post office, but that $3 In change and two cartons of cigarettes were taken from the grocery. Cedarvllle Is less than ten miles from Rudy,'where a postoffice and grocery store building and a second grocery store were biirgaliy-cd early Tuesday. State, county and federal officers are searching the rugged northwest Arkansas area for Roy Klines, 35-year-old farmer who lives near Chester, about 15 miles from Rudy the I State Police Sgt. Doug Morris sale Kimes Is wanted for questioning No charges have been filed. At Little Rock, Caul. Earl Scrog gin, head of the Arkansas Stall Police Criminal Division, said hi officers in the manhunt area cousin not Wesley A. Richardson To Be Buried Tomorrow Funeral services for Wesley Andrew Ricimidson, 35, will be conducted nt the Pull Go.spel Clmpel Lilly Street at 2:30 p.m. tomor- o\v by the Rev'. Vent Bowlin, pas- Mr. Richardson died nl his home t 304 South Franklin Street early oday. niter a. long Illness. He xjrn In Missouri, but had lived in Uiytheville most of hi.s lite, and vns n salesman for Tri-SUtCf 'reduce Company. His wife. Mrs. Helen B. Richard- wii, survives him. Other survivor: nclude two sons and a daughter James Edward, Johnny and Am Richardson-, his parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. West Richardson: seven brolli crs, Buster, Gene. J. B. Frank Quinsy, Cliarles. and Elmer Richardson, a!l of Blylhcville; and (our sisters, Mrs. Virgil Brown, . Mrs. PaStOr Arrives Mercury, tht plan.t ntu-ut the arth. l» only 3,000 mile* In dta- leter, which makes It the smallest mong planets. Read Courier New: Want Ads. Tht largu', known meteorlt* «r«r to (til, hit an uninhabited portion of Slberlt In 1908 and weighed 40,000 loni. Read Courier Newt Want Adm. Blytheville Gets Allocation of 16 to Attend Boys' State Sixloo. boy.s from BlyUicvillp will :• scii-clcd by (lie American Legion Past nnd other civic clubs here to iUluui I/'uLoii-.stxjii.sorcd Hoys' Stale at Camp Robinson, noar Little Rock, May 28 through Juno 4. The allotment of 16 boys tn be sent iiotii Blytheville was received by Diul Casoti Post. 24 here oil the basis of it.s record membership ol 1,516. The pas', may send one boy and another is added for each 100 memlwrs of the post, A. committee comjxxsed of E. N. Shivcly, II. G. Partlow, Floyd While and J. M. Cleveland Ls in charge of the Boy.s State project. A certain number of the 16 will be allocated to each civic club to be I .sponsored by Diem. | At a post, meeting Tuesday night, : it was announced thaj. Gay IjewLs, formerly a member of the Lepanto post, had transferred hi.s member- It recommended that Governor Mi Math furlough six others and par don one. Those paroled include one fro 1 Mississippi County He Is Chandli Whltfield. who was convicted of second decree murder in October. 1045. and sentenced to servo 1C years. Four Suffer Injuries; Three Cars Damaged Four persons were bruised when j two cars collided early this morning on North Highway 61 within the city limits, police reported. Cars driven by Steward Gurley and Charles Faais, botli of Blytheville. collided r.l 1 a.m. in front of the Twin Gables night club, rx>licc said. Rotli drivers and two passen- The Rev. GehiU'dt Mlessler of Ar gonia, Kan., who was installed as pastor 01 the First Lutheran Church in Blytheville at special services rcndncicd April 3. will deliver his introductory sermon here Sunday Tlie Hev Mr. Miesslcr Is a grad uate A St. Johns College, Winfield, Kan., and Concoiida Scmi- I'nry in SI I/mis, Mo. Upon gradu- f.tirig Horn Cou-oridn Seminary, he was tu charge of the Lutheran Church in Eniporin, Kan., and also :i student pastor at the Slate College 'here. He has heen pastor of tin 1 ulherun Chinch in Ai gonia since Oct. 1941. Mrs. Fiessler and children wil join tne Rev Mr. Micssler the lat tor part of May. Church services in Blytheville wil l:e conducted in the parsonage, 517 Wes*. Walnut, until completion of the new church. THANK YOU I would like to express my very sincere appreciation for the generous support which you people gave in the election just ended. Thank you again. L G. NASH grand Jury here last February on a charge that he assisted clients to prepare and tile fraudulent In- gcr.s. Mrs. Faais and Joe Davis, were come tax returns, bruised, the police report said. A third car, cwned by Mrs. Wilma Holt, also was damaged. It was parked in front of the night club and was struck by one of the other cars following Uie first collision. Gurley was headed south and Paals north. The Impact reversed the direction of Gurley's car. Police said the collision occurred when Faais made a left turn across the highway to park in front of the night club. No arrests were made. Verllc Miller. Mrs. Myrtle and Mrs. Pauline Hulsey. His brothers will act n.s pallbearers. The Gobi) Funeral Home Is in clini'K? of aiTniinenicnls and burial at Elimvtiod Cemetery. Retired Planter Dies rs. _ s])j )ierc A ,. t on Jjm Lucas. ] lhln) la( , ,„ t ,, e ported Roy Kimrs Is Mutt and GeorRe Klines, Uie oiious Oklnhoinii-Arfcaiisns desper does. Mntt wns killed In ccldenL in Norlli ULtle Rock n e\v years HRO. Semes'" said George : a fugitive from Ihe Oklahoma tale Prison. Members o( the Klines nmily linve resided In Northwest il-kamas for year.O Shortly after the first burglary ifflcers "raptured Ltlthor C. Cluck tear Chester. He Is being held without charge nt Van Bureii. won third place in the oratory contest sponsored by the Lesion, also was presented. It \v;ts announced thai Kenneth Monitl nnd Jack Duclos. who played on the Legion's junior baseb;il] team here, have been signed by the Detroit Tigers. Fulbnght Proposal Fails To Gain Senate Support MEMPHIS, April 7 f>Vi - Berl ; laiitl Pouncey, Sr,, 69, retired : n trnTIic j planter of HiiRhe.s and Sfnisboro, j Ark., died todny at his homo here. : He had been In falling health for .some time, Pouncey had n contracting business in Arkntisas and Tcnnrssen unlit about 1917 when he acquired farm holdings in Arkansas and moved to Simsboro. He. was the first president of the Planters Nii- liotinl Hunk at Hughes. He leaves hi.s 'widow, the former Lnttra Lee Ladd of Helena. Ark., and n son, Bert C. Pouncey, Jr., or Hughe. 1 !, Arkansas. University of Arkansas ROTC Unit Wins Praise WASHINGTON, April 7 Ml — Senator Fulbiiglil of Arkansas msuccesstul In his effort to amend the European recovery bill to encourage "closer economic unity" among the 16 Marshall plan countries. His proposal, which \\onlri have authorized use of an unspecified amount of the $5,580.000,000 in the bill to encourage such unity, was defeated. 59 to S3, yesterday. FulbriRht contended the amendment would aid the economic and eventual political unity of Europ cnn nations. He was supported by Senator Vnndenberg (R-Mich) but Senator Connally iD-Texas), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, opposed the' proposal, saying it was not "in the public interest. 11 Theater Owner Dies FAYETTEVfLLE, Ark.. April 7 i/Vj—The University of Arkansas has been commended by the United States Army for proficiency in Irnlning the three units of the Reserve Officers Training Corps here. A certificate of commendation, signed by Kenneth C. Roy nil, secretary of the Army, and Gen. Omar N. Bradley, chief of -staff, was received by Col. Ray ^f. O'Day, professor of military science and taclic.s. It referred to training in the school year ended in June. 1948. ROTC units nt the university are those of the Air Force, the Infantry Rii(j the Signal Corps. Two Negroes Convicted Of Burglarizing Store A Jury in Mississippi County Circuit Court, Chickasawba Division, yesterday found Urisas J. C. York and John Henry Barnes, j Negroes, guilty of burglary and grand larceny and recommended 10 Judge Charles W. Light that they be given prison terms of five years each. , • They were convicted of entering Moore Bros. Store on West Highway 18 last October and stealing a safe containing between $800 and .$900. Trial began today of James Travicr. Negro, who is charged with first, degree murder in the slaying of another Negro. Travier pleaded not guiliy. Service — That's Our Motto! We spare no effort In providing an EXTRA everyday prescription service, which means extra con venlence to you. Feel free to call on us at any time. Prompt delivery service. Phone 507. WOODS DRUG STORE THANK YOU I am jjraleful to those who helped me win the election for mayor. . . and I earnestly solicit the cooperation of all citizens to make Blytheville the best possible place in which to live. Doyle Henderson IRONTON. Mo., April John C, Shannon. Sr., n onia yesterday, lie had Fraud Trial Delayed LITTLE ROCK, April 7 Trial of Charles Lehigh, El Dorado accountant, charged with violating the internal revenue code, today was postponed until October. Federal Judge Harry J. Lemley granted a motion for postponement j by u. S. District Attorney James operated | Gooch who said a principal govern—: theaters at portageville and Hayti ment witness was and unable picture theater owner, cUrd of pncu- P,RO. motion' .since Ii.31, and retired two years ] to attend Lehigh the trial. as indicted by a federal i- i The Port of Nc\v York has a total shoreline ol "71 miles in New York and New Jersey, with 2,000 piers, wharves nnd quays. The Philippines, although rich in bud lite, have few native animals. r0?9Z0t& Assessment NOTICE The law requires thai each person assess his or her personal properly and real estate each year, between January 1st and April 10(h. This is the year for assessing personal property and town lots. Failure to assess your own properly al my office in the Court House makes it necessary fnr the Assessor or .Eqiulitalion Board to set the valuation for yovt. Pltoit cooperate by assessing before April 10th. HERBERT SHIPPEN Tax Assessor, Mississippi County Court House — Blytheville & Osceola SAVE on City Super Market's Weekend Specials! LOWEST PRICES ^^H IN WARDS HISTORY FIRST QUALITY 15 and 30 DENIER, 51 GAUGE $ Hefe'i money-saving history! We've tolen cur most-in-demor,d 15 ond 30 denier...31 gauge nylons--leveled lha prices down to |usl one dollar! All ore fust quality; full [ash- lor.ed lo fit perfectly. You'll leva their sheer-- Golden Ripe BANANAS 2 Ibs. PET MILK 6 small or 3 tall cans 36c Morrell's Allrite SLICED BACON Ib. 45< Fresh Crisp RADISHES Bunch 5c BALLARD BISCUITS 2 cans 25l Grade "A" Chuck BEEF ROAST Ib. HOME-DRESSED HENS AND FRYERS City Super Market 109 West Mom 4 Deliveries Dally Phone 2668 ft.

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