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April 27, 1949

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

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FACE SEC BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, Missco Scouts >lan Camporee Over Night Camping : Trip Scheduled in Crowlty's Ridge Area Boy Scout* from six or eight troops In South Mississippi County will meet at 3 p.m. tomorrow four miles from Harrlsburg on Crowley s Ridge for their annual Boy Scout Ctmporee. H P OhlendorJ, district chairman, said today that W. P. Ellis of Victoria was campfire chief, Herbert Shippen of Osecola, camporee chief and "Smmett Dunn of Osceola, Inspection chief, and that they would remain with the troops overnight, along with the scout masters as adult leaders. Features of camporee will Include a retreat and exhibition by Troop 31 of Osceola, directed by Scout- mister Emmett Wilson and nls assistant, Richard Ferguson. Each patrol from the troops to be represented has been asked to present a stunt for the campfire activities planned for tomorrow night. The stunts will be presented along wth games and songs as a part ol the entertainment. Mr. Ohlendorl said that a Court AUXILIARY Continued from Page 1 Black Oak unit, was preceded by the singing of Die National Anthem with Mrs. W. E, Bradford of Harrisburg a» leader, Mrs. E. L. Crouch, unit music chairman ol Dlythevllle served as accompanist. legionnaire Discusses Security J. M. Cleveland of the Blytlicvllle American Legion Post wr Intro- Doctor of Year of Honor was not to be Included in the camporee since many of llic troops were new and \vould not be able to participate in the activities, but that the camporee was the best time for scouts to work on thler skills and toward advancement Tinder supervision of capable leaders, and with other Scouts. 'The troops will be judged on proficiency, by averaging scores of the patrols, and rated as proficient, standard, or participating. The troops expected to participate in the camporee will be two from Osceola. Ltixora, Joiner, Victoria. Dyess and possibly Keiser nnrl Wilson. duced by Mrs. Stewart. -He expressed "security" during a brief talk and gave examples of the m<Mnin? of the word from the 1 viewpoint of veterans, farmers, the younger and older generations. Mr. Cleveland stated thai the Mississippi County D»y Scout field worker had organized a troop in this counly but as yet had not found a sponsor. This is an example of a group which cnnnot look for any security. The disabled veterans who in a bill in Congress were to receive » pension in the future would not have security for the present, therefore Mr. Cleveland said that "\ve ns an organization must help them In any way to find a |)lacc and security ill llic world today, not at n future date." Mrs. Stewart presented Mrs Reins, district president, who presided over the remainder of the meeting and appointed Mrs. Glide Vandfiig of Osceola to serve ar conference secretary. The minute.- of the previous conference held li Lepanto in 1048 were rrad and :ip proved followed by the prpsenta Laney Back at Capitol But Just Temporarily LITTLE' HOCK, April 27. I/D— Former Governor Laney was back at the capltol loday, doing work as chle( executive of Arkansas. He wasn't Inking over, however. Laney was signing Arkansas Na- Nicholson is Named Delegate-at-Large to Meeting of Educators W. B, Nicholson, superintendent of tile Blytheville schools, has been named as delegate at large from Arkansas to the National Education Association's animal assembly to be held In Interviewing Arkansas Highway De partment employes In various dj=- OI trie Is. tion of the guests by Mrs. M. A Middleton. Roll call of the unit and presentation of llic annual re >orts was conducted by Mrs. Keln. 1 The units arc: Welnor, Black Oak Han-isburg, Joncsboro. Lepanto Monette. Blytlievlllc, Tiumann. Os ccola and West Hideo. Drnurtmenl I'rcsiclcnl Sneaks The principal address of the ini'c! ing was Riven by Mrs. Staccy Tool of Little Rock, president of the Ar Utilities Head to Take Post as Army Secretary •WASHINGTON, April 27. W)— Curtis E. Calder, utilities executive has agreed to become secretary of the Army. Gordon Gray, now assistant secretary, will be promoted to undersecretary and serve as acting secretary until Calder can take over the post. . This is the Job formerly held by Kenneth Royal!. ."Calder, chairman of the board of Electric Bond and Share, says he •will be ready to lake over the lop Army post within 60 days. Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson, who had been urging Calder to take the post, was reported to have discussed the matter with President Truman during a White House call today. Child Killed, four Hurt lit Portageville Wreck FORTAGEVTLLE, Mo., April 77 (ft— A child was killed and four other persons injured, two critically In collision of a truck and a pas- wnser car at a Junction near here late yesterday. Lavonne Neister, aged 5, occupant of the car. was killed instantly. Her lather, Millard Nelster, M, of Port- zgeville, suffered skull fracture and ' a broken leg. Thelma Cornell, 19. of Portageville, received a broken back Carolyn eNist«r, 2, and Daisy NeLsler, 28. were less seriously hurt. The truck was driven by S. O. Fisk, 21, of Memphis, Tenn. kansns Department, American Lc gion Auxiliary. She chose as her topic, "Our O Kanizntlnn as a Service Orennlzi tion." Our service is symbolic f eligibility to be a member, rohabll tatlon work, vision, individuals b whom we arc led and (he luflucn the olRanization has over the n tion, child welfare and entrance I "HarrlsbW." Mrs. Toole staled that "wo have I ,.._ ., duly to perform lo America, .lo Ihe Legion and lo the Auxiliaries and lhat we should be proud lo belong to the Auxiliary, which is OIIB of the largest organizations in Ihc world." She also lold of the veterans who The Arkansas Medical Society has lined Dr. T. E. Hhinc. 73-year-old jneral practitioner at Thornton, s 1943 "Doctor ol the Year." Dr. hine will be the slate's candidate 'America's Doctor ol the year.' AP Photo.) Cigarette Thief Proves ixample for a Sermon SWINDON. England—OPj—In the niddle of the Rev. C. S. Hall's cmion, a noise was heard in t •car room of the Baptist Church. The choir rase, went back lo chase LI the intruder and found hc'( stolen a pack of cicaietles. The members then reported back to th minister. "That," he said, "is an cxampl ot what 1 am talking about—wickcd- Bank Commission Head Succeeds Blytheville Man LITTI T ROCK, April 21. (Ifi—G, E. Grassland, Little nock, WP^ elected chairman of the State Bank Commission here yesterday. He suc- ecds B. A. Lynch. Blytheville, whose term has expired. 866 New Measles Cases fn Arkansas Last Week LITTLE ROCK, April 27. HP)— There were 8G6 new cases of measles reported in Arkansas last week; the previous week's total was 82. The new cases brought to 8,186 this year's lotal. For the ;ame period last year the lotal wa« 1,100. The selection of Mr. Nicholson was announced today by members of the Arkansas ^duc.ilion Asso datum's board ol direct* ••s. Other delegates from this county will be selected by the teachers' associations. The counly will be allowed four delegates on the basts of a delcBate for each 100 teachers, and Mr. Nicholson will not be included In Ihe county's delegation, since he will represent the entire state. Arkansas' 'Tourist' Business Discussed LITTLE ROCK, April 27. (n't— Arkansas' tourist "business" was up for discussion here today. Representative); of state and private agencies interested in attracting visitors to Arkansas were to iiu-et lo plan a systematic approach. One pun»sc was lo devise a reliable method of learning about the tourists—statistically, Read Courier News Want Ads. night. He Is survived by his wife. Susie parr, a son, three daughters, two sisters and a brother. The Caston Funeral Home will direct burial at the Carmi Cemetery near Armorcl. FOR SALE Concrete culverts, 12 inch to «S inch, plain or nenliirceil Also Concrete Kuilding Blurks. cheaper than lumbel [ol twrns chlckfD houses, pump houses tenant houses, tool shi'ds Wr deliver Call us for free esllmate . . phone 601. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OR ANY EXCAVATION S.J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BLDG. BLYTHEVILLE ARK. • Phone, 3646and2B25 by-laws. Special entertainment numbers during the mretiiiK included Iwo selections by the Oirls Trio of Blythe- vlll* High School composed of Joan Trlcschmnn. Mary Margaret Auten and Vivian Taylor. They wore accompanied by Betty Nell Holland. The selections were "Ten for Two" and "Moon Glow. "Mary Jo Eaton accompanied by June Slims, sang a solo 'cniitlcd. "My Hero" from the Chocolate Soldier. Washing Machine Boom Underway in Britain LONDON —(A'j— British exports of electric washing machines last year were more than 100 limes what they were 10 years before. | In 1938, Ihcy were valued at j $42.000. In 1948 Ihcy were $4,5'.!8,060. The ministry of Supply, icport- ins this, said the industry, almost non-cxlslant before the war, now Includes 1G companies. German Boy's Arrow Kills Young Companion HAMBURG. Germany. M>t—A German boy aged 14 shot an arrow into the air at Stade. near here. The arrow fell 100 feet away and illcd his 11 years old playmate. Poke said the blow was exccption- lly powerful and made for hunt- ng. The arrow had a steel tip. . The fall conference will be held . Following the retirement of colors, refreshments were served by the hostess unit. Mrs. Jess Russell, Mrs. Paul Million. Mrs. Den dune and Mrs. Eddie Burks were in charge. Hostess units were Blylhcvllle, Black Oak. Trnmann. West Ridee 'are patients at the hospital at Fort, Root in Liltle Rock and who help o make poppies tor the auxiliary. Mrs. Toole encouraged the training ol young people into the organization to carry on the work of the organization. The largest and most Important meaning ol service Is toward child welfare. The organization lakes on some of the responsibility of the families of veterans in hospitals, they provide and finance glasses for childreti and dental care for those who are in need. In closing Mrs. Toole stated that each should enter into the auxiliary with brotherly love and willing to cooperate and should remember that the organization is first, lost and always a service organization. Girls' Trio on I'rosram Following the principal address, Mrs. W. 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