The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 15, 1949 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 15, 1949
Page 14
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BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, APRIL 15,1949 luxora Rotary Officers Elected ; Retiring President Named Delegate to New York Meeting " John Thweatt was elected to head the Luxora Rotary Club for the next, BAtary year, beginning July 1, at the club's annual election of officers last night. He will succeed R. W. Ntc'iiols. ' Along wilh the election of officers Utat nig'rt, a rerwrt was heard from the HJ'ary project to establish a Btu-'er.t Aid Fund for Mississippi County students seeking higher educaiira, and it was decided that the club would send Mr. Nichols to reprrrent them at the Rotary Interrnlional convention in New York C'.ty In July ' Other officers named Included: Tom Chilis vice-president: Vernon J*p-es, secretary; Leonard Ellison, sergeant at arms, and the following directors: Mr. Nichols, Donald Wertz, Bob Gillespie. Bill Dyess and Lester atevens. Roy Houck, Chester Danehower, and Mr. Oillespic served as a nominating committee . In ri'e report from the Student Aid pimrt committee it was painted ci'.t that at ICKSl five scholarship loans ure expected to be made this fall; as the Miit'al acts of the or- ganlzatrcn incorporated to assist students wlshln? to attend Arkansas coil3ges with tlic loans to be repaid at low Interest rales after graduaoon. . Mr. Nichols said today that already st-ven api/ltcations had been received and that others were expected. The board oj councillors. and th; loan board will consider Ihe •various applications prior to the granting of the scholarships. -. The board of councillors, composed of Faber White and James K. Hyatt of Osceola, T. D. Wilklns of TAixora, A. E. Caldwell of Dell, Mrs. .T. B. Wilson of Joiner, Alvin Jr., of Blytheville. and Mr. Nichols, an ex-officio member from Armorel, met last week to work out plans for the following year, and their plans will be co- c-rdlnat^d with those of the loan board, scheduled to meet next week. The members of the loan board Include: A. F. Bnrliam. Mr. Danehower. C P. Tompkins of Burdcttc. Njble Ciill of Uell, Hays Sullivan of Burtiettc and Mr. Nichols. Obituaries Former Blytheville Man Dies in Memphis Word was received here today of Ihe death of n. A. Moore, about 70, formerly of Blytheville. Mr. Moore died last Saturday at Ihe Baptist Hospital in Memphis, and was buried at Moberly, Mo. Mr. Moore, who had been residing in Sikeston, Mo., for the past several years, and his wife were en route to Hot Springs, and were at a Memphis hotel when lie suffered a heart attack. He was taken to a hospital, but, died witliln an hour. While living In Blytheville he was a planter. • • • Mrs. M. V. Cook, Former Armorel Resident, Dies Services for Mrs. M. V. Cook, former resident of Armorel, were held Wednesday In Chicago with burial there, It was learned here today. Mrs. Cook, 33. was the former Miss Elsie Morrison. She was the wife of Dr. M. V. Cook of Chicago. She died Saturday afternoon in St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Chicago following (in operation for a ruptured appendix. Mrs. Cook attended school at Ar- morcl. She left there in 1935. when her parents moved lo Lilbourn, Mo In addition to her husband she is survived by her parents, Mr. am Mrs. Arthur Morrison of Lilbourn three young sons, whoscs names are not known here five stst;ers, Miss Christine Morrison, Mlsi Imogcne Morrison. Miss Glenn Morrison ant Mrs. James Smith, all of Lilbourn and Miss Thelma Morrison of Chicago; and four brothers, B. L. Morrison of Lilbourn, Carl Morrison o! Memphis, Lannie Morrison, station' ed at New London. Conn., nova base, ad A. D. Morrison, station™ at the Key West. Pla., naval base Infant is Buried Graveside riles for the Infan son of Mr. and Mrs. C. A. Turner were conducted at Dogwood Rlclg C metery this afternoon. The chili died soon after birth at Walls Hos pilal last night. The parents, whi ThreeMen Killed, 11 Hurt in Blast Gun Mount Aboard Destroyer Explodes, Commander Reports PKARL HARBOR, April 15. M 1 )— Ui:n explosion at. sea yesterday lied three American seamen board the Destroyer HollLstcr and ijurcd 11 more, two critically. One man, Ihe s»» crew captain, as killed In tile blast ajid two tilers tiled later. The accident oc- nn,1 during antl-nlrcrafl practice 0 miles from Pearl Hnrbor. It blew ft the side of the gun mount. N'ine of the Injured were treat- d In Naval hospital lor minor in- .irie.s. No names were made public 1m- ned;atcly. Capl diaries T. singleton, com- nantlcr of squadron tlirce of which he Holllster is the flagship, said destroyers were engaged In he aiitl-aircraft filing. The din was so terrific, he notl- ;eci :<aval authorities, that the ex- iloiion was nol even noticed. He :ncw nothing of the accident until ie was notified by telephone. "All wt know." he said, "is thai hen: was an explosion In the gun noupt during firing of gunnery jracUce." Commanding officer of the destroyer is a MLssourian, Commander Robert McGoffin, Golden City, Mo. live at the Air Base, and bro War Gomes Scheduled To Test Vulnerability • WASHINGTON, April 15. (/TV—A •erics of war games starting next month will test Air Force bomber and fighter fleets—and the vulnerability of vital American industry to enemy attack. - Strategists have calculated that the initial blow by an enemy would be directed at slugging into paraly- iis the great war munitions cities *uch ns Detroit, Pittsburgh, New York, Chicago, Boston, and Baltimore Thus, the code name for the war games has-omlnlous if not intended significance: "Operation Blackjack!" ther, Clyde Alfred Turner, surviv him. The cobb Funeral Home wa in charge of arrangements. \insprluglike temperatures can expected for Ihe next two days. The U.S. Weather Bureau Little Rock said the shivering wca ther probably will leave Arkansr late Saturday night. Mild tempera turcs will return Easier Sunday. The mercury Is expected to di into the 40's Friday night and earl Saturday. Read Courier News Want Ads. Good Friday is Observed By doting of Security, . Commodity Exchanges By tile Associated Press Major security and commodity exchanges throughout the United Stales and Canada were closed today, Good Friday, April 15. Banking institution. 1 ; In most stales were open as usual, and various Itvc.stock markets operated. The New York stock and curb exchanges and the Chicago Board of Trade will operate as usual on Saturday April 16. The New York cotton and commodity exchanges and the New Orleans cotton market will extend their holiday and remain closed Saturday April 16. VA May Close Five Branches in Arkansas LITfLE ROCK, April 15. W losine of five of the 14 veterans idmini.Mration contact offices in may be neccsary afler July I, James A. Whin. Arkansas regioivO VA manager, said today. Winn snld that, based on infor- ma'ion from Washlnglon, "it may '•.cce.s^ary lo close the offices' to keep within the apropriation." He added that he has requested the shutdown be delayed until July 1 1350. He Mild a corresiionding personnel reduction in tile regional office would be imide. VA contact offices are now main- tabled in Tcxarkana, El Dorado Arkarielphia, Pine Bluff, Forrest City, Blytheville. Balcsvillc, Hard son. Faycttcville, Port Smith. Rus- scllvlllt Helena, Hot Springs and Jonesboro. c aces Murder Charge O2AHK. Ark.. April 15 «')—A. C Bunhfkid, about 70. of ncai Charleston, Ark., is charged with first degree murder in the shooting i,! his son-in-law. Tne charge was filed in circuit court here yesterday. Sheriff William Russell said Burchfield was accused of the shotgun slaying of Andrew Wilhelm about 40. of Canlksville, Ark. Wtl- nclm died m a Faycttevillc hospit'i cdnoiddy. The shooting followed a family quarrel. Negro Deaths Funeral services for Jane Tate, 90, will be conducted at 'I p.m. Sunday at the Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church by Rev. C. \V. Alexander, pastor. She died Wcducday at the home of a daughter, Llllle Elliont, and had lived here for 39 years. Her survivors Include another daughter, Mollic Bell and Hallle Smith, two sons, Grundy and John AIsup. 11 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren. Tcaslcy and Cobb Funeral Home are In charge of arangemenls. Bell System Reports Gain in Net Earnings, NEW YORK. April 15—M'}— American Telephone and Telegrap! Co. today reported net income o 553.280,000, equal to 52,26 a shan for three months ended March 3: This compared with $49.281,789, o 52.23 a share, for the like perio of last year. Leroy A. Wilson, president, sal telephones in service in the Be system—which include AT&T an its principal telephone subskliarii —increased by more than 600,0t during the first three months this year to a total of nearly 32 000.000. "More than 10.000.000 telephones have been added since the war," he said. "Notwithstanding this, new demand remains at a high level and there arc still over 1.100.000 persons on the u'aithlg list." etter in Blood Lead 'o Solution of Murder • MT. CLEMENS, Mich.. April 15. ')—Too weak to talk, » stabbing 'dim (.raced two letters o( her .upsoi- .v name last night with her wn hl.iod while police watched. Then she died. Offifcir Immeriiatly went to a earby ehack where they said they und Joseph D Augustlno, 39, burn- ig u blood-stained shirt. Prow ;utor John Matthews said J'A'igiL"ino admitted the slaying f Mis. Mary Graves, 73-year-old ommon-law wife of his father. Mrs. Graves lay on the floor of er lirj:ii(. for two hours before she IRS al-u>vc''cd. When police : ived A'jlh her husband, Louis, she .ipped her finger in blood and raceu 'J-^?" The nusband then led officers to .is S'i>!'s shack The 13-year-old ;an wl his wife, and son had fre- H uent quarrels. Juvenile Delinquency Situation it Discussed Municipal Judge Graham Sudbury discussed the problem of Juvenile delinquency at the Rotary Club's uncheon meeting at the Hotel Noble yesterday, pointed out that Mlsslss- ppi County's record showed more cases here than in any other county in Arkansas, except FulasU, Judge Sudbury Indicated that the high recorded case-rate ho*, was due to the fact that more was being done to curb delinquency, and more adequate and complete records being kept. Guests at the club were:. Circuit Judge Ch-irles Light of Paragould, Robert Johnston of Oklahoma City, Okla., R. J. Stewart of Memphis, Tenn., and H. Robinson of Kansas City, Mo. 'ope Pius XII in Plea •or Peace in Palestine World's First Mint The first mint probably was established in Lydia, a district ol Asia Minor, toward the. end ol the eighth century B. C. Here the coining of gold, silver, and electron), an alloy of gold and silver, was carried on. DEAL'S PAINT STORE 109 East Main Phone 44tt VATICAN CITY. April 15. 'ope Pius XII made a Good Friday Mipeal today for "true peace" in 'ales*.",-: and called for an inter- •.ntioi.iil regime tor Jerusalem. nl an encyclical on this annl- 'irsary ol tlv deall> of Jesus Christ. Ijc Pontiff welcomed the Palestine innisit r- l)u, sale real peace had lot yet heen achieved in the Holy I.and. tie asked for free access to he cjiy': holv phtces In his "re- irmpttivis nostri cfronr our -re- 'ecniP!.-, ielter .idjressed to all Roman Crthollo bishops throughout the w">la. The TJnltcd Nations has endorsed policy of internatlonalizatiun of Jerusalem. At present the old city is unrtei Arab control and the new city UiHier Israel' control. Neither .s'de lii:j;.s the internationalization idea. Better Equipment Urged For Federal Barge Line WASHINGTON. April IS. (/»•) Modernization of the cquipr.ient on the Federal Barge Lines so they can operate more efficiently was urged yesterday by a group of Mississippi valley senators. They testified before a Senate Commerce Subcommittee in behalf of legislation to increase the authorized capitalization of the Inland Waterways Corporation from S15.000.000 to 533,000.000. This government agency operates the lines. Such an increase, the senators testified, would allow purchase of modern, streamlined, efficient equipment. Men Wanted 50 Men Needed at Methodist Church MENS BIBLE CLASS 9:45 Sunday Morning fair Day and Warmer Promised tor Caster By the Associated Press Keep your new bonnets handy ladles, the weather man says Easter Sunday probably will be a pretty day. 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