The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 3, 1949 · Page 11
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WE!>H!BBIMY, XTTGUST i, U.S. and British Leaders Confer Speedy Unification Of Western Europe's Armed Forces Urged I»y WiUUm N. o»lis LONDON, Aug. 3-W)_Americ»n • nti British military le.ders met today to talk over plans (or speedy unifiiVlion of Western Europe'j «rmed lorces under the Atlantic pact. Responsible officials said the U C. Joint chiefs of staff want Brittin and other pact partners to promise prompt, large scale military unity an a common defense program. * The U.S. m i|[t»,. y sU fr chiefs- Army Ofn. omar N. Bradley Air Forces- Gen. Hoyt S. Vandeiibers »»<! Navy Adm. Louis E. Denfield- arrived last night from Germany »f>r two days of conferences in J-ondon before going to Paris late Thursday. Admiral Denlield told newsmen the British and Americans were considering now the 12-nation Atlantic alliance would absorb the military smfj already set up by the five-nation Western European Union. Britain, France. Belgium. Holland and Luxembourg last year established a joint military committee headed by Field Marshall Viscount Montgomery. Well informed sources here said fhi- U.S. chiefs of staff wanl the five Western union powers lo merje Iheir fanes and defenses resources Into a ti-hdy-knlt Atlantic pad framework. Some degree of reluctance against such fullscale merger has been unofficially reported among the Western union partners. The informants said the U.S. military chiefs hope to get an agreement on unification to allay any rloiibl among members or the U.S. Congress that the Atlantic treaty partners might not pull together as a team in case of agresskm. Denfeld. Bradle- and Vandenberg have carefully and specifically said ihcir current tour does not include discussion of President Truman's »1.450,000,000 arms aid program because It Is still being debated by Congress. Admiral Denfeld was asked by re. fc>rters last night what effect the Atlantic pact would have on Field Marshall Viscount Montgomery's five-poM'er military set up. "I don't fcnoa." he replied. "That's what we are discussing now." To Confer With Montgomery | The U.S. chiefs were scheduled ! lo see Montgomery at his head- ' quarters in Fountainebleau. France. Friday. But they might talk with him earlier because Montgomery arrived in London last night without adrance notice on what his ftirtes described as routine, visit. Talks today were scheduled with field Marshall Sir William Slim, chief of the imperial general staff: Admiral of the Meet Lord Frazer, first sea lord: and Marshal of the ; Royal Air Frirce Lord Tedder, chief ' uwc.y OOURIFK keeps an BALANCING BABY— Karen Masliodomcmco anc i^n !? ^' KPraC4lC ^ ", °' d llick on »«• ««l ii'Uiday-bal- ancine on dad s finger Mom's part O f , he act too . sht bal j cd ,,, _ cakeforlhe little acrobat's party in Monlclair, N. J. Blytheville Bar Plans Annual Meeting Aug. 25 Obituaries Former Business Man I'he annual meeting of the Ely-1 u _.. . .. ,. Dievlllc Bar Association will be con- I "*'* Vies I/I Memphis ducted August 25. Oscar Fendlcv, Harry McAfee. 47. formerly of Mrs diet president announced todav. . - -----Mr. Fendler said that Attorney j BIyiheviHe and a brother o! Ed B Cook haci been named chair-' Ktft '' e Burks of Blythevillc, ult i, ....... ..~.. UL *.. L i AI man to complete plans for the i suddenly in Memphis yesterday at! s «'e ra l hours before convicting Wll- niectin? (he honl<: ot a sister. Mrs. Horace "' " ' Judge T C. Trimble and E. F. i ' e . c " e ,, , Mr. McAfee suffered Jury Convicts Kennett Slayer Murder in Tourist Cabin Brings Long Term for MUsourian BLOOMKIK1.D, Mo., Aug. 3. (if, _ Robert Lee Wilkinson 'of St. Louis todn.v laced a 30-year prison sentence following his conviction in circuit court here last night In connection with the tourist cabin slay- Ing last Nov. 4 of his "buddy" Thomas Cooksey or Kennett. It was Wilkinson's second trial, a Jui4 failing to agree on April 1, Cooksey's kerosene-soaked Ijody, wrapped in blankets, was found in a tourist cabin when firemen responded to a call after persons residing nearby saw smoke emerging from the cabin. Authorities said fire had burned itself out because the cabin was closed tightly. Authorities said Cooksey had been beaten over the head apparently with a tire too! and probably was dead before the nre was set. Wilkinson was arrested In March at Miami Beach. Fla.. and was driving Cooksey's: automobile at the time, state highway patrolmen said. Both Wilkinson and Cooksey. patrolmen said, were professional gamblers, "licy had been drinking together the afternoon before Cook- wy's death, the officers said. The circuit court jury deliberated iveral hours before convicting Wilkinson of second degree murder. PAGE Cancer Victim Needs Cloth tor Dressings The Chirkapawba District Cha •i ol >he American neil t;r«s« fa xliiy thai a Hl.vlheville man, w •<s MI! filing from a cancer, ni'e il to bi> supplied with clean win 'olhs lor die-mini's. Mis Floyd H>n itlson. exccill! i-civliiry, explained that tlic fm ily liiul cxhuiLited I he home supply KNOCK IT DOWN AGIN. PAW-A slum-iui; sl.cntr m ci.io-.B., goes to work with his two aims an u pile of "one-armed bandits" seized in recent .aids. Nearly Kilt jnckpol machines l,i( Hie du,l by the lime Cook County Sbeii/1 Mike Walsh w;is IhnniRh and that of friend* and neighbor*, and through the Red Cress i« taking for ;ielp from the communitj. Clothes to make clean »r.d «jti- nb!f fin-Mings should be delivered I" the chapter office In the Court been C. Trimble and E. F. MiFaddcn. a.sMJciate Arkaasas Supreme court, hav invited to attend. The annual meeting will be climaxed with an election of officers. and i t Is believed that the law II- barry will be reported on for the first time since the group decided to organize it. lustice of the ' ' vlr - MCAlce suffered a heart at- jusuce 01 tije Uack and djed a few hou|s |ater [(J5 home was in Long Beach, Calif., but he was in Memphis, where he was owner of the Hardwood Sales Lumber Company of Memphis and Los Angeles. Mr. McAfee was bom in Evans; ville, ind.. and lived several years i in Blytheville. where lie was con- Aboiit eight per cent of the silver produced in tile United Slates Is a byprodi"-t of copper, zinc, and lead ores. arrangements are in- • —-^ -~ "• 5 **' oi'nicvmc, wiieie ue was con- Those working with Mr. Cook on. Inected with a lumber firm, and left the meeting include City Attorney | here about. 25 years ago. Funeral complete. His wife, Mrs. Myrtle McAlee of Los Angeles, survives him. other survivors include sisters, Mrs. Greene and Mrs. Burks, a brother. Bert M. McAfee of Memphis; two daughters, the former Miss «dith McAfee and Mrs. Jack Moss, both of las Angeles, and two grandsons Percy Wri°hl, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney A. S. iTodcl) Harrison, and James Roy. Trek West Futile ROBY. Tex.. Aug. 3_</ri_A father's frantic journey westward In an effort to save his son ended yesterday in death. The 10-year-old son died of asthma on the concrete floor of a filling station as his father gave him artificial respiration. E. W. Landers, a Gulfport. Fla CBi-peiUcr, said he had hoped to reach his parents' home in California. of the air staff. Tomorrow they are scheduled to meet Norwegian and Danish military leaders who are coming to London. The U.S. military chiefs plan to leave late tomorrow for Paris where they will confer with French, Belgian, Dutch and Portuguese chiefs of staff. Jonesboro Man Gets Louisiana C. of C. Post BATON ROUGE. La.. AilR. 3. i/r, —Edward J. Steimel of Jonesboro. Ark., has been named assistant manager of the Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce. President J. W. C. Wright, Jr., announced today. Stcimel. 27. has been public re- Intions director for the past six months at Arkansas State Cfjlleee. Before that he was associated with the Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce. If you cut a telephone cable in two, you'd see that it was full of wires—a hundred. This cable will carry 50 conversations at once, each taking two wires. Fifty pairs of wires, serving fifty telephones. But let'i »ay this telephone cable runs through a neighborhood where not 50, but 200 families need telephone service. By sharing the lines among them —four familiet to each iin«—all can have telephones. Some families prefer four-party »ervice. Others will want two-party or individual- line telephones when they are available. But for the time being it » best, we think, that as many funiliM M poMiblc g* »ervic« through sharing. Party-line service Is as good as telephone users make rt. When they are as friendly and considerate about using the tame telephone line as they are about using the sidewalk, or a bus, or a restaurant — then party-line *ervk« » good. Those who n««<l two-party w individual-lin« service will have it when we are able to add airth* extra equipment it will tak* to supply it. We keep careful records of each request for a different typ« of service. In those neighborhoods where we have enough plant to permit it now, w* ar* filling the** requests. This is a continuing program, and we appreciate the patience o{ tho»e waiting. SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONI COMPANY Locksmith's Wife Is Learning Trade CHA1H.KSTON. W. V Wlml ilocs the locksmith's \vi(c ilo when he SHc picks . if shu Is like Mrs Mndclyn Judy. attrnclive wile of Chnrleston locksmith RcalJtnn Judy. He likes lo vcc;\!l tlml shortly is. after their marrii^c. br-fon knew of her tulenl, ho left her in charge of the simp while lie w.i.s out on :. job. Four ullcmlly pick- proof locks were In the shop m the tune. When lie relt.rm'd were pickproof no lunger. "A Jot of people come into shop with locks they wuril pi ard a.sk for my husband." stir "They seem surprised when I them 1 can do It." Radio Repair All work done by « licenMd Radio-Telephone expert — h'very job xitaranleed. Why pay more for less? Piano Tuning Done M'ilh the famous "SI roboscope" — Exclusive In Ibis area. Why take lea Ili:in perfect tuning when (fie l>esl is available? Sheet Music - Records Supplies-Repairs PIANOS New and Used Everything in Music BROOKS Music Store KI7 1C. ,MKin Tel. 811 Wliy the finest lew k DM-not Down through the years dry beer has been the choice of people •who really appreciate a good glass of beer. Dry Beer Is Beer As Beer Should Be! beer has not even a trace of sweetness. It has the true beer character-a clean, cool taste, a deep, rich flavor that is satisfying and refreshing. And . . . there is no clinging afler-lasle! 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