The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 28, 1951 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 28, 1951
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PAGE TWO BI.YTHFA'H.T.K, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 19S1 hew far the average driver can't safely travel In a day or an hour, so Bennett recommends using the facilities of Ihe travel service* provided by auto clubs and oil companies. • J Here arc a few other suxKe*tiuns tie nn ctl offers In the interest of 400 Expected to Die During Labor Day Holiday Weekend DETROIT, Aug. 28. MV-Ovcr the f to do Ls to get- off, he say*. Becoming Labor Day weekend -some i cause of varying road conditions. 400 persons will die In traffic acci-j there is no sH rule for determining \ rienis. They don't, have U> die that way but. they will—for a variety of reasons. Some ft'ill (lie because ol taie- lessness; some in an effort to Irave] too many miles in too few hours,' resulting in fatigue, seme will die because of a disinclination to yield the right of way U> the other driver. Mostly they will die because millions of motorists undcrcstlmnte the responsibility of piloting a couple o( tons of fnst moving jnctal over heavily consented highways. It has been wild thai (he automobile i-s one of the greatest boons of the modem era. It Ls also one of the greatest man-killers of all Lime. The 400 marked to die on the nation's highways during the coming holiday weekend will Join a ironic hrwst. 'numbering nearly 1.00D.ODO, v;ho have died in motoring mishaps during the last 50 ycnrs. Greater Ixiss Than War Thau some agencies -sny, Is a greater loss of life than Ihe United Slates has suffered in all the wars it ever fought Authoritative .sources estimate some 35,000,000 drivers will he on the highways during the company weekend. They estimate another 75.000.000 person."; will be on the highways as passengers and Lhnl around 4.000,000,000 automobile When you know how loriK ycnr trip wit] require, start early enough Lo make the best of traffic conditions. Relax behind the wheel. Don't let other drivers Irritate you. It's better to arrive: safely than win a race that may cost, a life. Oil Millionaire's Widow Left $100; Most to Brother DALLAS. AUK. 2fl. MV-The will nf millionaire oil man Thomas W. Doswell, fl!>, who was shot fo death last week as he sat In his parked car, provided $100 in cash for his The bulk of the estate went to a brother. Houston J. Doswell of WeaUierford. Tex. The will was filed for probate yesterday, Mrs. Rebecca Doswell, 52. was charged with murder last Wednes- miles will 1 be traveled between Friday evening and Tuesday mcniing. So, on the basis of past experience, the estimate of 400 probable fatalities doesn't seem loo hiRh. Of course, there will be many thousands of persons injured, some ! "ved. slightly—some permanently, ' Mrs. The total could be sbnrply reduced through intelligent trip planning — and realization thai traffic accidents don't alway.s happen to the "other fellow ;" thai they can happen to you. Common Sense Hplpn Aside from common sence precautions concerning condition of yoitr car. Intelligent advance trip day In the fatal shooting of her husband, Doswell died of a bullet wound Inflicted as he sat with bis wife in their Cadillac sednn. parked tn front of a fashionable Dallas residential hotel where Do.swell told officers the Bun fired accidentally when she hnndert It to her husband. Goodyear Boosts Employes 1 Wages CLEVELAND, A u«. 28. iff 1 } — Goodyear Tire _&, Rubber Co. and planning can do much to reduce the CIO United Rubber Workers traffic accidents, according to Rich- today announced a wnge agreement ard Bennett, traffic engineer, |providing 13-cent hourly pay boosts Bennett, traffic consultant to i io nearly 26,000 workers In Good- th« National Association of Mutual years plants In 10 cities. Automotive Insurance Companies, recommends that mileage objectives The other three members of the lubber Industry 1 * big four—Goodbe determined In advance and that [rich. Firestone and U. 8 they be reasonable. When fatigue inrilrnle* yo u should get off the road, the thing Rubber- already have agreed to a similar 13-cent pny boosts for URW member*. '*HI, BIG BOY!"—A featherweight bird with a heavyweight's ni:rve ^et? <T nose-let nose view of the hippo in the London (England) Zoo. The hippo's whiskers, thinks the birdie, might make a good nest. Battle-Equipped G/'s in Detroit Mississippi To Vote Today Electors to Choose Governor from Two JACKSON, Miss., Auj?. ?fl. i*v- One of the most, bitter campaigns n Mississippi history closes today as voters choose a governor from two candidates running under the States Rights banner. The contestant* are Hugh L. White, 70-year-old former governor, and Paul Johnson, Jr.. 36-year-old son of the late Oov. Johnson. Personalities rather than Is.sues have marked the campaign. Bach rand Ma t« asserted he was the launcher states renter. White charged that Johnson has ihe bloc support of Negro voters in this race-conscious state. Johnson replied that While had carried the Negro vote for years. Prohibition also has been something of an issue. Both men are drys in this legally dry slat*. Johnson strongly opposes repeal of the prohibition law. Whit* says he would not oppose a referendum, Rita Hayworth to R«no For Divorce This Week HOLLYWOOD. Aug. 28. fffV-Ritf Hnyv.'orth is going to Reno thii week to .divorce Prince Aly Khan Her lawyer, Bart ley Crmn, told reporters he is convinced ther< \& no point in further discussion with representatives of the Moslem prince over n financial settlement DETROIT, Dug. 29. i/iy~Ualtle- njUipperi Army troops, reportedly numbering in the "hundreds," bivouacked in the Immediate Detroit rea todny. Without public advance notice, Ihe troops entered the Detroit environs tale yesterday by way of the Dearborn district. A Ions convey included antt- ircraft weapons, supply trucks, communications units, trcop carriers and other crnilpmenU The maneuver, a show of might. was described l)v nn Army spokesman as a "test." The !cngih of stay for the troops was not disclosed. It wns the first such activity in dcfense-vllnl Detroit since the days of World War II. Su;ne wartime secrecy practices were in effect. Although the maneuver waui carried out with no effort fo nidfi it, the Army asked that the location of the bivouac not be publicized. Dog Free from Tax on $50,000 CLEARWATKR, Fla., Aug. 28. I'A'.i—A probate Judge ruled that Dusty, a little Boston terrier, doesn't hnve to pay a federal cs- tnte tnx on the »50.03() left In trust for him by Ills millionaire mistress. Mrs. Mary S. Morrow left that sum for Dusty when she died here Jan. 9, 1950. Her friend. Mrs. Gladys Hunt- nr, testified yesterday she made the bequest so Dusty "could continue to ?et the calves' liver, pnr- lerhouse stea^-s and pork chopfl to which he was accustomed." Dusty'& right to the Acquest was not questioned. But the Morton Plant Hospital Association, which got the residue from the Morrcw estate .after many bequests, thought the estate tax on Dusty's $50,000 should be pnJd from fhat sum itself. Judge Jack White Ruled, however, that Mrs. Morrow Intended for Dusty to have $50.000 clear, so the tnx will have to come from the hospital's share. lohn Agar Given 150 Days in Jail I/D6 ANGELES. Auj. M. UP,— Shirley Temple's ex-husband. John Agar, It under sentence of ISO day« n jail for drunk driving. The 30-year-old actor was sen- enced yesterday to six month* with 0 days suspended and w«» fined H50. He wa» arrested Jan. 1J In h« San Fernando Valley on E drunk driving charge and while awaiting trial was arreated April 1 in Hollywood on a similar charge. 3onvlct*d by a jury on one coqnv he pleaded guilty on tlie other, j) Agar's lawyer, Llewellyn Moses, and probation officer B. H. Levy recommended straight probation.' GERMANY TRIES HER WINGS—Allied relaxing at the lawi against glider flying in Germany brought out this midget, tailless glider for a successful flight test. Built by German engineer Werner Lutz, Ihe craft has a 20-foot wingspread, cost about $100 to build. At top, tlie glider is about to be released from its tow rope; below, its small size and unique shape are seen at it sits in a field at Giessen. Germany. Shelby County Grand Jury to Study Reports on Memphis Non-Virgin Club WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chick .wba District, Mississippi Count} Arkansas. D. F. TAYLOR. Trustee, and JEFFEPSON-GravoiB BANK of ST. LOUIS, a .Corporation, Pltf. vs. No. 11.76*3 TROLA G. SHUMATE: JEAN M, SHUMATE: D, F. TAYLOR, Trustee for ConUnental Mortgage Company and Subsequent Mortgage Holder to Plaintiff; WILLIAM T. RKID aud PATRICIA REID, Dtls. The defendants. William T. Reid. Patricia Reid, Trola G. -Shumate and Jean M, Shumate are hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer ihe complaint of the plaintiffs. D. F. Taylor. Trustee and Jefferson-Gravois Bank of St. Louis, a Corporation. Dated this 1 day of-August, 1951. Harvey Morris, Clerk By Ruth Eifagee. D.C. Penix and Penix, attorneys foi plaintiffs. MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 28. (API —A grand jury sat down today 10 decide whether reports nn a high school "non-virgins" club here are true—or Just a teen-aged pipe dream, J. Thomas Wellford, foreman nf the Shelby County grand Jury, said it would probably be a week before (he Jury makes its findings public. Witnesses yesterday ranged from school and church leaders to teenage boys and girls. Charges that some students, a Treadwell High had set up a "non virgins" club were made Aug. 3 b Mrs. Maurine Davis Hayslip, eight grade history teacher. She reported girls vfere only eligi ble for membership after "bein with" a boy 13 times, with picture to prove It, and had to "he with a boy at least once a week to preserve their good standing. When Mrs. Hay slip's charges were Democrots Beat GOP to Eisenhower SALEM, Ore,, Aug. 28. Wj— Democrats beat Republicans in Oregon in putting up Gen. Dwight Eitelihower as i candidate for President. Yesterday a group of Democrats [iled petitions to put Eisenhower nn :he state's presidential primary ballot next May. There were' 1.150 signatures although Oregon's law re qu I res on ly 1,000. pe r miKsio n o f the candidate is not necessary. made public, Sunday School Superintendent James Branson said he had checked into (he club rumors when they first cropped up—several months earlier—and tound them to be a hoax. 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