The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 13, 1951 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 13, 1951
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MONDAY, AUGUST 13, 1951 Arkansas Nen>s Briefs— < Arkansans to Vote Tomorrow In State's City Elections By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Residents of several Arkansas cities go to Uit polls tomorrow to choose their city administrators. Actually the voters will nominate (he Democratic candidates lor »lt offices Involved. But in traditionally Democratic Arkansas, the nomination usually is tantamount lo election. The general election Is Nov. 8. « Major interest in the city voting centers in Uttle Rock, where, in- tmnbent Sam Wassell is figlillnt; to hold his job as mayor against Franklin E. Loy, an alderman. A third candidate was eliminated in the preferential primary two weeks ago. Loy U making his second hid-(or the mayor's Job. He was defeated two years ago by Wassell. Except- for a brie! flurry caused by an anonymous attempt, to inject the racial issue into the race, the campaign i,as been comparatively quiet. North Little Rock Mayor Ross Lawhon 1* unopposed lor re- nomination. But the voters must nominate four aldermen. In Pine Bluff, Mayor George Steed is seeking a third term nomination over the opposition of Aiorney A. R. Cooper. Conwiiy Mayor Edgar B. Parker is opposed for a second term by former Mayor James .1. Kane. Two of the lour council seats at Comvay are being contested, In Russellville, radio broadcaster C. H. Home will oppose alderman John Harkey in a run-off of the JJuly 31 prefertial primary. The Magnolia city primary has Been set for Aug. 28. BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE Sanity Test Ordered for French Woman Who Killed Husband Greene County Police Seek Girl's Attacker PARAGOUL.D—Police officials today sought the attacker of a 15-year-old Greene County farm girl. Sheriff Loy Newberry said no trace of the man described as about 60 years old, I: a a been found. Yvonne Durfce told the sheriff she was attacked on her farm home Saturday night by the man. Bhe was treated at a hospital here and released after an exam- ^iilng physician said she had not been raped. ^;> Newberry said the girl, who fainted or was knocked unconscious, apparently was thrown into a slock pond on the farm, she was found lying in some weeds on the bank of the pond. Her clothing was wet and marks on the bank indicated that she had crawled out of the water. The girl said she was attacked as she walked from a barn toward her home. Sister Kenny Reports Self III; 'Hasn't Long Left in World' SYDNEY, Australia, Aug. 13. TAP) —Sister Elizabeth Kenny, n leader In the fight against polio, told a Sydney Sun reporter loriay she is Incurably ill and has little time left In'.fhls world. The world famous nurse did not name the disease with which she has been stricken, but the reporter said she was shaking and looked 111. Miss Kenny, who is 65, saM she would continue, her fight against the ravages of polio "until I die." She , will leave Thursday for the United ' States en route to an international poliomyelitis conference in Copenhagen, Denmark. She'will, be-under " a nurse's care 'on the trin. * ^' * ,^g.."t 8in..iintvell and incurably so." i]R>e said. "I only hope I will be spar- ed the time to come home agan. I am very happy in my beautiful Too- vvoomba'home among my own relatives and the people among whom I made my discoveries on poliomyelitis. I want to end my days at home." Her journey to the United states is eased by the fact that the American Congress, in a special bill, granted her the "freedom of the United States." She is the second person in history to gain this distinction which allows her to travel back and forth without passport or immigration formalities. The first was Gen. Lafayette who won the rjght for his services In helping the American colonists gain their Independence from England In the 16th-century. . OX ClU'lSh 1 IN GL'I.F—Robert and Carrol R. Childrcss of Memphis Navy F6F lighter while on a two USS Monterey in the Gulf of Mexic —U. S. Navy Pholo L. Brown (pointing) of BIytheville talk over a Job to be done on a week training cruise aboard the News of Men In the Service Kenneth R. Fiakes. quartermaster third class, son of Mr. and Mrs. Edgar A. Frakes of Steele. is serving aboard the ammunition ship US3 Paricutin operating in the far east. Aubrey V. Tarpley, Jr., fireman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey V. Tarpley of 803 Beckwith Ave.. Caruthersville. has been awarded the Korean campaign ribbon with battle star by the Navy for his part in recent. Naval action against the Communists in Korea. Airman Robert L. Brown of Biy- theville is with the Naval Air Reserve Task Group aboard the carrier USS Monterey in the Gulf of Mexico. The group Is on two weeks annual training duty. Arms Contract List Disclosed Arkansas Concerns Get $13,953,000; New York Leads WASHINGTON. Aug. 13. H'|_A report of prime military contract awards by states for the 11 months from July i, 1950 through May 31, 1951. was made public today by the Defense Department. The Munitions Board said the report excludes Navy' contracts of less than $5,000; Air Force contracts of less than $10.000; Army contracts of le« than $5,000 for the period July through December, 1S50 and Army contracts of less than $10.000 In the period following January 1951. State data on certain Army contracts, the Pentagon explained, was not included because the Information is not yet available. The report, it explained, covers only $21,019,955,000 of the grand total of $23,741,288.000 for all contracts reported to the munitions board during the pcricd. New York led the list for the July 1350 to May 1951 period with 53,843,279,000 or 18.3 per cent of the total amount reported. Other states, total amounts of the prime contracts for the it month period and per cent of the total $21,013,955.000 includes: Arkansas $13.953,000. 0.1 per cent; Kansas, $242,189,000. 1.2 per cent; Missouri, $$409,313,000, 1.9 per cent; Oklahoma, $65.325,000, 0.3 uer cent. 1 est apartment. When CommUealr* \ntclne Oazano went there, hi said he let him in with the tearful announcement "I have lust shot raj lusband." ORLEANS, France, Aug. 18. «V- French authorities today ordered a sanity test for pretty Yvonne Chev- alller who shot and killed her war hero husband barely 24 hours after he took his first cabinet post. Police said the black-haired beauty, who is being held in Orleans prison, confessed firing five shots into 42-year-old Pierre Chevallier yesterday when he told her he wanted a divorce. Chevalller, World War II resistance leader, had Just been named secretary of state for technical education, youth and sports. He was lose to the new premier, Rene Ple- *en. and seemed w have a bright Mlitlcal future. Pleven was reported deeply shocked by the news of its death. Chevallier returned to Orleans yesterday after a week In Paris during the final stages of the cabinet crisis. Mrs, Chevallier told investigators that after a furious quarrel about his absence her husband said he wanted a divorce. Police said she drew » revolve* she had bought a few days earlier and shot him five times. He died Instantly, physicians said later. She then called i>olice headquarters and asked the officer in charge to come to the couple's mod- Fredda M. May. seaman recruit in the WAVES, daughter of Mrs. Nora May of Steele. lias recently plunged from the civilian to the military life, having completed training at the U.S. Naval Training Center at Great Lakes, III. Cpl. . Jimmie I/. Flanagan «tid Sgt. Hugh Parish, both of Blythe- Distillers Hoard Hangovers—WCTU 20DieViolently In Past Week Only Two Killed On Arkansas Weekend Twenty persons died violently in Arkansas last week. However, the usual weekend tip- awing In fainlities failed to materialize. Only two persons were killed In weekend accidents. Both drowned. Tn Little nock. R 16-year-old fisherman drowned when he decided to wash some sand out of his clothing. He was Arthur Dumas. Dumas was "throwing-iining" in the Arkansas River with three other youths Catviday night. His companions said jB»ey heard him call for help once. ^jlil were not able to find him in the darkness. ••* BOSTON. Aug. J3. (/PI — Liquor distillers are "hoarding hangovers" by packing their warehouse.'!, the Women's Christian Temperance Union was told yesterday. Mrs. Fred J. Tooje of Portland, Ore., national secretary, tolci the nth annual convention of the WCTU that bonded warehouses now contain 901.106,000 gallons of whiskey and other spirits. "This i« a five-year supply at current consumption rate," Mr The body Sundav. was recovered early A n-year-old Negro. David Patterson Jr.. drowned while swimming Tooze added, "and the most gallons in warehouses since the nation began." in a lake near North Little Rock Sunday. The breakdown on violent deaths for the week shows drownings leading the list replacing traffic accidents, usually the most common killer. There were five drownings. Suicides follow with four, while there were three traffic deaths and two electrocutions. The heat, a homicide, two industrial accidents, a diving mishap and a [all caused other deaths. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday & Tuesday "Redhead And The Cowboy" Rhonda Fleming Glenn Ford Also Warner News - Wednesday & Thursday "UP IN ARMS" Dannye Kay« Dinah Shore Also News & Shorts YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE 3 BIG DAYS! Wednesday Thursday & Friday ' It's NEW and c 0 ,o. „ TECHNICOLOR.tooi The mighty musicol of Hm Mississippi by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein, H JOE E.EROWN • MARGE and GOWER^HAMPION ROBERT STERLING • AGNES MOOREHEAO WILLIAM WARFIELD ^ rten n» immortfl M,^ pi a ysHow BOAT" b, KUME K5RN M OSCAR KHMMEIIS1EIN,n • B 3SKlM EDIIA mim^« 5c.«n fi>, by IOHH Iff mm • D.Kled by CfCJGf SIOUE? • P^ced 6y MINUK fHtD • AN M-fl-M PICTURE IN I'ENSAC'OLA — George W. McLendon of Luxcra, la in training at the Naval Air Station in Pcnsacola for three weeks of aviation indoctrination. He is one of 34 University of Missouri NROTO at the station. (U.S. Navy Photol ilte. are among reservists being re- urned to inactive duty this month. So many Americans live in trailers today that more than 35,000 tons of steel went into trailer construction in 1950, according to "Steelways" magazine. California, leads tile nation in the production of peaches for both fresh and canned markets. written the Courier News asking for "someone to correspond with." Their names—Pfc. George W. Preston, 1153710; Pfc. Jack L. Latham, 1138502; Pfc. William N. Lanier 1072009; Pfc. Dick Pair. 1104952; and Sgt. William B. Michael, 889728 The address for the group is "B 1 Company. First M.T. Bn., First Marine Division, in care of F.P.O., San Francisco, Calif. Five Marines in Inje. Korea have 69c OAK or su>MC STOP ITCHING vvilh Itiis excellent net treatment loi ivy, oak or sumac poisoning. It's Benile and sale, quickly dries up th« blisteis—often wiHiiti ZA hours. IVY-DRY Sallie C. Rogers Dies in Conway Hospital CONWAY. Ark.. Aug. 13. (AP) Mrs. Sallie Curry Rogers, wife of a former president of the now-closed Central (Baptist) College, <ited 'n a Conway hospital yesterday. A native of Mississippi, slit; had ived in Arkansas since 1893. She was the wife of Dr. J. S. Rogers. 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