The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 27, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 27, 1949
Page 12
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FAOB BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW» WEDNESDAY, JULY «T, 104* Truman to Fill Three Key Jobs Whit* Houftt Sources Soy Appointments To B« Mode Soon By Erne*f B. Vaccaro WASHINGTON, July Highly placed White House officials •aid today that president Truman has pkked men to fill three key jobs in the miltary establishment. They added, however, that he is still trying to find men for (he Important chairmanships ol the Munitions Board and of the National Security Resources Board. These sources, unquotable by name, said Mr. Truman plans to nominate Tracy Voorhees. now an assistant secretary, for undersecretary of (he Army. This nomination, they added, likely will be accompanied by that of Archibald Alexander, unsuccessful Democrat candidate for the U.S. Senate from New Jersey last year, to be an assistant secretary of the Army. 'lite third important aas listed for Marx Leva, special assistant and general counsel to Secrct- ary of Defensc Jonnson. I^va Is dated to become an assistant secretary of the Department of Defense under unification legislation for which Mr. Triunan is pressing Congress. The officials said Mr. Truman has been holding tip ihe nominations to await developments on this legislation, designed to give Secretary Johnson new powers over the Army, Navy and Air Force. The legislation is now being thrashed out in a Senate-House conference committee, Meanwhile, White soiijce.s jmld that Ward Canaday. Toledo. Ohio, manufacturer, is balking at becoming chairman of the Munitions Board. Canaday, chairman of the Finance Committee of the Willys- Overland Co.. and American chairman of the Caribbean Commission, was offered the munitions post some weeks ago. Obituaries French Assembly Approves Atlantic Pact By The A.uodatrd Press The North Mlantic treaty WAS Approved today by the French National Assembly. The Pact n o w needs only the approval of the French and Dutch upper houses ot Parlament before it goes Into effect. The French Assembly approval was by a vote of 388 to 187. It came after an all-night session marked by heated debate which at one point, boiled over into fist- fighting between Communists and Rightists. The treaty provides that it will come into force as soon as the ratifications of the majority of ihe signers, Including Belgium, Canada, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Britain, and the United StaWs are deposited. This means thai only final action by the French • nd Dutch upper houses is awaited. Rites Conducted In Steele, Mo., For Polio Victim Services for Miss Edna Lou Rogers, 18, of Steele, Mo., whose death Monday has been attributed to polio, were conducted at 2:30 p.m. today p.t the Steele Baptist Church by the Rev W.H. Cook, pastor. Miss Rogers, a former resident of Blytheville, was buried in Ml. Zion Cemetery at Steele. Her death was Pemiscot County's third polio fatality, she was stricken Friday midnight and died in Isolation Hospital In Memphis at 5 P m. Monday, ten minutes after iieing rushed there by ambulance. Doctors there said her death "<le- llnitolv' 1 was due to polio. MlM Rogers resided in Blytheville from 1936 until 1930 when she first moved to Steele. She returned to Hlvthcville in 1942 and attended Blytheville High School two years. She was born In Brick. Okla. June 3. 1031. At Blytheville HiRh School, Ropers was elected maid to Football (Queen Frances Field In 1946. She was a member of the Garden Club, 'he i>lrls' basketball team and a cheerleader While attending Steele Hi?h School, from which she was Rrsduattd in 1948, she was editor of the firs! annual published by Ihe school. She also was queen of the boys' baskeiball team last year. Miss Rogers attended Baylor University Waco. Texas, during the past school year when she was an officer of Ihe "Baylorcttes" Club. She was a member of the Baptist Church, which she joined in Bly- theviJIe. Pallbearers for the services today were Jerry Franklin. Sonny Yar- bvough. Ernest Hul.sey. John Averett. George Cook, Charles George, Leroy Bishop and Bobbie Carter. Survivors include her parents. Mr and Mrs. I*ewis Rogers: a sister, Patricia Aim; and a brother. Don. all ol Steele. An imcie, J. W. Flanagan: hfr aunt. Mrs Thelma Atkins; and her grandmother, Mrs. WE. Fliinaaan, all reside in Blytheville. Her nrandfiUhcr. W.E. Roeers of Erich, Okla.. was in Steelf today for the services. German Piujer;<l I'.ome of Steele was in charge. Allison Thurman Sisk Is Buried in Memphis Funeral service." for Allison Thurman Sisk, 31, of Memphis, formerly of Hlythcville, were conducted ves- terday in Memphis with biirinl there. Mr. Si.=k was electrocuted Moil- day morning at the Memphis Hoe and Handle Comviaiw \\heie he was employed. Me was a brother of Mrs. Ted Fisher and Mrs. Jewel Gowan of Blylheville. Mr. Stsk was found unconscious En the ba.-ienicut of the Memphis Hoe and Handle Company and he was pronounced dead on his arrival at MeUiodist Hospital. It has not been determined how he was ctec- j trocuted. However, it is believed Investigation Of Bond Deal Is Authorized ST PAUL, Min.. July 27— ð— All immediate investigation or recent operations of the State Board of Investment, including the pinehse in June of $5,208,000 in Arkansas stale bonds was ordered t'Jday by Richard Colling, state public examiner. The mvestiRaUon l.s expected to take as long as two months, Collins said. Governor Youngdahl has crilicle- ed the method of purches of $5.208,000 in Arkansas highway bonds by the investment board and demanded the resignation of Charles Foster, board secrtary. The governor charged Foster tampered with records in connection with the purchase. Attorney General BurnquLst. also a member of the Investment board, said the Charles A. Fuller Co., Minneapolis investment firm, has offered to buy back the $5.208,000 worth o( Arkansas state bonds. Btmumist said the purchase offer was made In a letter rtatrd July 19 and included all Arkansas bonrLs "o'lVncd or tomitted for by f\e various funds of the State of Minnesota." The state now holdr. an additional $3,OOO.COO in Arkansas bonds. Dr. Beasley Reports On Lions Convent/on Dr. J. E. Beastey. vice-president of Hie Blytheville Lions Cl»b. yesterday reported on (.he Lions International convention in Ne\v York, whirh wns conducted last week. His report \vas heard at the luncheon meeting of the club at the Hotel Noble. Bill Godwin, a former Lion from Blytheville was the only guest. Burglar Suspect- Is Identified as Escaped Prisoner Sheriff willlnm Bcrryman sniti this morning that the Negro who gave officers his name as Joe Jones when arrested early yesterday on 11 burglary charge, has been Identified as Cnrson Long, who escaped from Cummins Prison Farm, near Pine Bluff, more than a year ago. Sheriff Bcrryman said Unit, Carson admitted his Identity and also admitted having (-scaped from the Mississippi County penal [.'arm near Luxora several months 3^0. After escaping from Cummins, Long was later convicted or larceny and sentenced to iK-o years on the .Mississippi county Penal Farm In an Osceola court. Me told officers that lie hart Cairo-Bound Plan* Crashes; Eight Killed OAJRO, Egypt, July 27. fAP) — A Beechcraft airliner of the Hisr Airlines crashed last night enroute from Axelnndria to Cairo killing six passengers and two crewmen. served approximately eight months of the two-year sentence on the Mississippi county Farm when he escaped. tx>ug WAS arrested early yesterday by Night Patrolman V.E. Tomiinson after he was said by officers to have rifled (Ivc places of business. Ihe O. K. Rubber Co. and the Blytheville Propane Gas Company on North Highway 61 and bulk plants of the Standard Oil Company, Gulf Refining company and Skelly oil Company on West Highway 18. Seminar tor Rtoltort To Begin Tomorrow FAYBTTEVILL, Arlc., July 27. (AP)—The second annual Arkansas Real Estate Seminar opens tomorrow at the University ol Arkansas. About 150 real estate representatives from throughout the state are expected to attend tlie three- day session, Siwakers will include: Theodore H. Mearmer, Omaha, Neb., president of the National Association of Real Estate Boards; H. O. Walther, Chicago, past president of the American Institute of Real Estate Appraisers, and Otto Knudsen, Eagle Drove, Iowa, president of the Institute of farm Broker;. The seminar is sponsored by the Arkansas Real Estate Association, the Aricf.nsas Real Estate Commission and the University of Arkan- ttoo. Oolleg« at Bu>1n«M Admlnlstr*- Th« per capita output of »t*«l In the United States in 1947 was roughly eight times the average for ihe entire world. HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS They're Here! Get your 1949 Chickasaw Annual at the Blytheville High School Thursday, July 28. Karbaia Stewart Editor that he came In contact with a live wire while repairing some machinery. He was born In Blytheville but moved to Memphis with his family approximately 20 years aRO. In addition to Mrs. fisher and Mis. Gowan he is survived by his wife of Memphis; his parents. Mr, and Mrs. Eugene S. Sisk ot Memphis and one other sister. Miss Martha Ann Risk of Memphis. » • • Retired Merchant Dies MEMPHIS. July 27. 'API—Joseph Guniin, H. who wa.s engaged In the milline r v business In Hot Springs and Little Rock for .several years died In Baptist Hospital here last night. He moved here last March. Funeral .services will for- held in Lillle Rock, Ai rangemenLs arc incomplete. EXTRA something EXTRA for your money! ESSO EXTRA GASOLINE Slepped-up |ierformaiK:e 1 ....i,,,provr,( ),»,), anti-knock quality!...every drop packed with surging c:vfra p 0 »,:r' Yon K etextraMJ starling.../oi,./ milrrt g e...antl .-moo,/,, slaidy power on hilly roads and slvaiRhlaways'. 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