The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 18, 1949 · Page 12
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 18, 1949
Page 12
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FACE TWELVE BLYTHIEVTLM: <ARK.) COURIER MONDAY, APRIL 18,1949 Soviet Bloc Gets Rebuff From UN Reds Try to Force 3 Unscheduled Debate - But Are Voted Down Blytheville Youth Again Elected To Presidency of State Beta Club Obituaries .:. UKE SUCCESS, April 18, W)— The Soviet bloc got a sharp rebuff tM*Y when It tried to force the United Nations into an unscheduled debate on two Greek labor leaders reported under death sentence. ,: ; The issue was raised by Polish Delegate Jultusz Katz-Sucriy In the General Assembly's 58-natlon political committee as It met to resume debate on disposal of Italy's pre-war colonies. .In angry tones, Katz-Sucliy told the delegates he had learned a Greek court had sentenced the two labor leaders to death April 10. He Mid this was a question involving fundamental human rights and should be considered Immediately. ~ Belgium Delegate Fernand Van Langenhove, committee chairman, ruled he was out of order on the ground that the Greek question was not before the committee. Soviet Deputy Foreign Minister Andrei A. Gromyko and other Soviet bloc delegates quickly challenged the chairman's ruling. Van Langenhove called for a vote oh the challlenge. He announced h'ls ruling had been upheld by a vote of 31 to 6. with three absen- ' tlons. 'The Soviet bloc countries, however, said they were unable to understand the vote. Russia and the five satellites each denied they had cast any of the six votes against the chairman's ruling. Katz-Suchy charged that something was wrong with the coniicU- tee's voting procedure and demanded a second vote. Van Langenhove Ignored the Soviet bloc protests and directed that the debate on the Italian colonies be resumed. Memphian Surrenders To Blytheyille Police; Confesses Auto Theft .'.Jerry John Scarberry, about 30. ol Memphis was returned to Memphis yesterday to await hearing on iftuto theft charge following his surrender to Desk Sergeant George Ford Jr., at the Police Station here Saturday night. .'Chiel of Police John Foster stated that Scarberry came to the police elation here Saturday night and •ave himself up to Sergeant Ford alating that he was wanted by Memphis authorities In connection "with the theft of a Jeep station wagon in Memphis Saturday. .Scarberry was quoted by Chief Foster as stating that he took the jeep from Its parking place on Memphis street Saturday morning •rid drove into Arkansas. He told officers that he also purchased Rites Conducted In Manila for Joseph Horner MANILA. Ark., April 18 — Lust riles for Joseph Korner, old-time rive:man, and father of Jc^s Horner of lilytheville, were conducted this afternoon in Ihc Manila Mcth- odls 1 Church, by the Rev. F. M. Sweet Mi-. Horner. 78. died ai his home at 9 p.m. Saturday night, after an lllne&s. due to a heart condition, of several months. He was born at Cotton Plant, Mo.. October 15. 1870, and iioved with his family to Manila when he was 12 years old. In 1897 he slarlerl running a steamboat from Hoi nersvllle, Mo., to Marked 1\cc, and continued for several yenr.1, Inter he was the director of a Manila Bank, a merchant, and had several acres of farm land. He was n member of Hie MeDiodlst Church, and the Independent Order of Odrt Fellows. He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Crockett Wrleht. and Mr. Horncr, son. from Dlythcvlllc. The Howard Funeral Home of Manil.' was In charge of aran^c- ments. Burial was at the Manila Cemetery. final Rites Scheduled For Pvt. Walter Webster Military services for Pvt. Waltel O. Welxstcr. 22. were to be conducted this afternoon at the National Cemetery at St. Louis. He Is one of seven scheduled t°' be buried Ir joint services there. He is the sun 01 Walter O. Webster, 815 South L ' Street. Pvt. Webster was killed while serving with a tank destroyer unit in France. Aug. 11, 1944. I'.e was a holder of the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star, and a member of the First Baptist Church. Attend Cornerstone Ceremony Schoolmasters to Meet Mississippi County school superintendents and principals will meet at 6:30 Wednesday, at the Osceola Hlgti School, for their monthly din- + E. B. Gee, Jr.. a Blytheville High School Junior. Saturday was elected president of Ihc Stale Ucla CJm>. scholastic honor society. The Blytheville Club has held the state presidency for the past several years, E. B. Gee Is succeeding R. C. Allen, a senior from Tilylhevllle, as lop state officer. Approximately 23 members of the Blytheville boys and Kilts Beta Clubs attended the stale convention at the llolcl Marlon In Little Rock, Friday and Snliirda)-. and E. B. was elected to the office al the closing session Saturday afternoon. He was nominated by the Ulythe- vlllc club and won over candidates from Clarksvllle and Trumann. There were 311 Beta Club members rom 18 schools at the convention. The Blylheville delegation also look the second place honors In talent show, Friday night. Their cash prize was second to the Clarksvllle Club's presentation of A Gay Nineties Review," which won the club $20. By popular request the Boys Glee Club quartet, Blythcvllle's entry In the talent show, was Included on the banouet program. Saturday night. The sroup Included B. C. Allen, Jack Elliott. Prcntlss Jcrnl- inn and Jlmmle Lowe, with Jim Lancashire accompanying the group nt the piano. They presented several Negro spirituals. Those attending from Dlythcvlllc included 14 from the Boys' Reta Club. They were: R. C. and K. B.. president and vice-president respective of Hie Blytheville Club. Jlmmie Lowe, secretary. Graham Partlow. Marlon Smith, Mose Simon, pat Burks, Jack Elliott, Prentiss 'jernlgan, Murray Smart. Bob niodgett, James Goffctt, George Xcnos and Jim Lancashire. Their sponsors, Earl Nail and Harold Besniicency accompanied the group. The group representing the Blytheville Girls' Beta Club were: Mary Frances Oaincs. retiring state secretary. Margery Hale. Roberta Brucey. Ramona Crafton, Gay Gnr- rigan. Joanne Trleschmnnn, Vivian 'atterson, Hetty Logan, Vivian Taylor, and Patsy Beshcars Miss Jane Sheridan is sponsor of the group. Mrs. C. W. Garrlgan. Mrs. E. B. Gee. and Mrs. S. S. Patterson were also with the group. Registration for the convention began at noon Friday, and Friday afternoon a get acquainted party was held, nnd the talent show on Friday night. R. C. presided over the general sessions of the convention. Rev. J. W. Knowles (with trowel) is shown here placing the cornerstone for the Negro High School which ii under construction immediately north of the present school for Negroes on Elm Street. Members of the Blytheville School Board, city and school officials participated in the ceremony which was conducted last Thursdav others in the photograpl arc: (left lo right) George Ilollis, principal of the Ne^ro school; c. A Hicks, assistant supervisor of Negro Schools mr the Stale Department o: Llducatinn in Little Ruck; Rev. J. W. KnowHiv whu appeared as the rcp- rcsenlutive ol a fraternal organmtlion for Csi^rucs and W. B. Nicholson superintendent of Blythevllle schools. Woman Gets Nome At linx to Air Squadron LONDON —!/P)— She became mown as the Fcmme Falale of the bomber squadron. Dr. D. Stafford-Clark, wartime medical officer with the Royal Air Force, told her story in an article on "Flying Stress" In the Journal of Mental Science. An attractive young officer In me Women's Auxiliary Air Force (WAAFt got dates with many of Lhe fliers In the squadron. Then on day they stopped. Two men she'd been out with had got killed on an operation. Others told her, "you're a jinx. You carry the kiss of' death." The doctor wrote: "One captain went so far as to forbid any member of his crew to take her out on pain of expulsion from the crew. 'Xhare was no point in adding to the risk,' he said." Funds Are Provided To Aid Attack Victim • T. r. Dean, 1130 West Ash Street, today stated that contributions to aid the eight-year-old victim of a brutal attack April 9 credited to him "and others" represented soli- cltalloiu by two residents of the 1100 block on Ash Street. A total of $18 was obtained in the one block. It rt-i explained to which was adt".jd 54 from olher contributors. A total of $22 was turned over to the mother of the attack victim. Sonic in the block previously had contributed funds for the child, It was stated. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111. „, il 18 W—(USDA)— HOBS 12,600; weights 180 Ibs up steady lo 2S lower than Friday's average with little change on 240 Ibs up; 170 Ibs down and sows fully steady; si»ts 25 higher; bulk good and choice li»240 Ibi 18.00-25; top 19.23; most 250300 Ibs ISM-IS: few to 18-00; around 325 IDS 17.50; 140-110 Ibs 17.50-18.50; few 18.75; 100-130 Ib pigs 14.00-17.00; good sows 400 Ibs down 15.50-16.75; over 400 Ibs 13.75-15.23; slags 13.50. Cattle 3,300; calves 900; opening trade on steers comparatively slow but some early deals on medium and Rood kinds about steady at 23.50-24.15; one load high good and choice steers 25.50; butcher yearlings and «ws active and strong; good heifers and mixed yearlings 23.50-25.00; common and medium 21.00-23.00; common and medium beef cows 17.50-18.15; few good cows 19.00-2000; canncrs and cutters 14.00-17.00. tank of gasoline at a West Memphis service station and left without pay- Ing for It. Chief Foster stated that nt the time of Scarbcrry's surrender he had in his possession a set of keys to Jeep said to have been the one stolen in Memphis. He was returned to Memphis by City Detective U. T. Bartholomew of the Auto Theft Division of the Memphis Police Department. Negro Enters Hospital D. M. Amis, GO-ycar old Negro, was taken to the Collins. Cottage Hospital at Memphis yeslcrrtay for a mator operation. E. H, Ford, Hly-' theville Khvanls Club member solicited funds to pay for the operation. Chief of Police !n Wild Kentucky County Is Slain SniKI.DS. Ky.. April 18. iA',~ Easter Sunday gunplay In this Havlan County coal mining camp yesterday ended the story career of Capl. Ambrose Metcalfe, ^chicf of the county's police force. Mctcalfe, 2D, died enroutc to a I I:\rlan hospital after being shot- five times when he got out of his | automobile 1 In front of the Shields [ Ciilc. His wife, Kathleen, witnessed i the shooting Two men were arrc::tcd by state JoJjfc several hours after the shooting and weve charged with murder. WHmints, issued by County Judge V,'. J. R. Howard, named Arthur Jackson, the cafe operator, and Ford sizcworc. The men were placet) in the county jail at Harlan. Metcalfc'.s career as county chief was sprinkled with incidents of strife and violence. Since his appoint metu by -mdyn Howard in August, 191C, Metcalfe had mim- eroius fun-ins with both the lawless and with other law enforcement officers. The .special police force which he headed was .set up at the insis- tancc of a citizens league which demanded more vigorous law enforcement in this legally dry coun- Govcrnment of India Boosts Output of Paper NEW DELHI, India —Ifl'i— The government has approved eight ."chemcs for producing a total of 10.000 tons of paper annually. Industries Minister S. P. Mook- crjee said in parliament that the ; Kovcniment lias allowed the import { of the necessary machinery for the schemes. He said a factory is being established in the central provinces for producing 30.COD tons of newsprint annually. Muokerjce also reported that India's production of cement is 2,245.000.000 tons annually. After partition there were 19 cement producing factories, he said. The government, he added, has sanctioned 29 :chemes with a total annual cap- actiy of 282,000,000 tons. NEXT! Will you be the next to discover how smooth this Gin is STRAIGHT? Read Courier News Want Ads nor meeting. The program is to be ; prasfciited by Osceola students. Read Courier News Want Ads ADAMS APPLIANCE CO. Men everywhere arc lalkinp about llic taste teat — llic way Seagram's Ancient bottle Gin can be, enjoyed without a mixer. Sec for yourself why ilm naturally golden gin, this naturally smoother gin, is a belter gin straight or as llic baee of your favorite mixed think. 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