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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 4, 1951
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PAGE TEN BLYTHKVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Its Peace with Nisei Long Ago TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 4. CAP)— Thi» Gulden Oat* to the Orient mad* its peace with the Japanese long before diplomats started talk- Ing about a treaty. It bw the appearance ot a lasting pear*. Never before ha« there JM« »uch good Jeeling betwen Japanese and Caucasians In Sen Francisco. K w«* rastly different when bombs mined down on Pearl Harbor Dec. 1, 1941. Feeling ran high agalnit the Japanese here, although many were native born Americans, or "Nisei." More than 110.000 Japanese Im- west co««t. 8,500 from San Francisco alone. They wer» Mnt to relocation centers, far from military installations, ports »nd factorle* tub- Jecl to sabotage. Even those who had only partial Japanese ancestry were included in those rounded up by the U.S. Army. Relumed In 1911 first to return from The the ,, . , • ' •""- •••• ••«* "* o««t* i^ciiug in, it mediately were evacuated from the a direct result of the war. camps arrived In San Francisco Jan. 2, 1945—Just eight months before Japan formally surrendered. There were no incident* -then. There have been few since. • The Japanese themselves say this era of good feeling is, Ironically, "American soldien have visited our country on occupation duty," they tell you. 'Ttjey have found that we, at a, people, aren't the shifty characters some prejudiced people would have you think. Soldieri Understand "The soldiers have learned to understand us and our national characteristics." The gallant exploits of-Nisei soldiers in World War II was another factor In eliminating much racial prejudice. City officials say there Is yet another reason: Before the war, Japanese communities were "closed corpora- McMath Sees Shorter School Term for State LHTLE ROCK, Sept. 4. <A P)_A« Arkansas school, began opening today Governor McMath predicted that many of them will have lo cut ahort their terms because of moner shortages. tlons. For the most part the J: ap- anese lived in their own district, minded their own business, and had llttla contact with Caucasians. Others Moved la When they came back from relocation centers six years ago, they tried to pick up the old life, but couldn't. Other races had moved in on their domain. Those who owned their homes before the war eventually got them back. Most of those who had leased or rented were forced to settle elsewhere. As a result they have scattered. They have been assimilated into neighborhoods that never knew a Japanese resident before Peart Har- "Many will still have seven and eight months terms even though they may get increased (tax) mll- )age," he totd newsmen. 'There are many districts which Just do not. have the wealth to support full terms." Normally a run school term Ls nine months. Some schools closed early last school year because they iald, they had run out of money The governor said he formed his opinion after talking with numerous school leaders. An Increase In state aid for pub- lie schools Is Indicated by Increased state revenues for the first three months of Ihls fiscal year But, said McMalh, It won't be enough. A scarcity of teachers was said to ne another problem confronting the schols fls fall clnsswork be- gnn. Charles P. Allen, head of ' the Arkansas teacher retirement system, snld 1.000 Instructors had withdrawn their contributions to the system since lust June 1 to milt the profession or go to other stales. Jamaica Spared Second Blow as Storm Fizzles MIAMI, Ha., Sept. 4. (AP)-Janiaka was aim tea a second heavy Mow today as the Caribbean hurricane veered westward and lost strength The storm, never fully formed, dropped In force from 100 miles •n hour to a wind velocity of 60 miles an hour In heavy squalls Jamaica was In the midst of urgent preparations for the blow whet] I word came of a change In course •ni velocity. Residents of waterfront areas were being evacuated, and the airport damaged in, the Aug. n-lg storm was closed to traffic. The . death toll In the August atorm totaled 150 In Jamaica, mostly in th« vicinity of the capital, Kingston. Jamaica la 100 miles south of Cuba. Hurrlcan "Dog," the fourth of t»w teajon, passed south of Haiti and the Dominican Republic during the night on a course aimed toward the Jamaican capital of King- iton. The Miami bureau lald'that un- l*** the storm shifts direction, H would strik« Jamaica this afternoon from about the same angle a» th« August hurricane, one of the most devastating that ever raked the big British Island. At ft ajn. (EST) the hurricane WM located about aso miles south- tost of Kingston. "Th« center should pass a short distance south of Kingston this afternoon," the bureau said. Mercury Drops To 84, Coolest Day Since July 5 The coolest day since July S and » trace of rain was Blythev.illc's weather story yesterday. In sharp contrast to the 101-to- 10* degree readings of last week, the mercury went no higher than •4 degrees here yesterday. During last night, a comfortable minimum of 69 degrees was recorded. And the Weather Bureau in IJttle Rock believes the heat wave J» over. The Weather Bureau said today K is unlikely that temperatures will return to the scorching levels of the past week or so. in which the mercury sizzled M high as 109 In the state. Cloudy skies held temperatures below the 100-degree mark is most of Arkansas yesterday. Some sections had light rains. Only five weather stations In the state reported highs of 100 and above. Arkadelphla and Camden were the hottest places with 103. Texarkana's high was 101. It formed Sunday morning between the islands of Martinique and St. Lucia. Winds estimated at 112 miles an hour ripped away roofs and uprooted trees In Fort tie France, capital of French Martinique, as the hurricane begun Its westward run over the Caribbean. Night Classes To Be Discussed Plans for tiie conducting of night extension courses here for Mississippi County teachers thus fall will be discussed at Blythevllle High School Tuesday night. Robert Mcore, itean of men at Arkansas state College and head of the school's Extension Department, will attend the meeting and leaci the discussion. The meeting has been scheduled for 7:30 p.m in room 101 tit Blytheville High School. Mrs. Sybil Phillips of Blytheville, who made the announcement of the meeting, said that the primary purpose for the meeting Is to ascertain whether or not there was enough interest among the teachers of the county to warrant scheu- ulng the courses. WAR Continued trom page 1 Red military pollcemsji in the neutral zone Aug. 30. and (3) Allied troops killed one Communist anrt wounded another on the edge of the zone Aug. 19. Admiral Joy's replies were sharp ana curt, He again denied all three charges. In his three replies Joy told Nam H: "Nothing In your many Intemperate statements" changes the already announced (J.N. denials. "Mere volume of words does not transform allegations Into realities. "A thorough Investigation reveals that U.N. command aircraft rtlci not drop flares in the Kacsong neutral zone. "Nothing in your distorted re- nrvrts modifies Ihe lacUs." A Portuguese Man-bf-Wnr Is tropical Jelly-fish with a powerful sting. flu* Hunt* YOUR COUNTRY NEEDS YOU Join the WACS or WAFS Aniwcr the call to duty . . . your couatry niHjdj your help . . . wants you to t«Ve your place in !he neiv Regular Women's Army or the U.S. Air Force, You'll not only be helping your country in lime of need, but you'll b# helping you,Kll to a tailor-made ca- re«r . .. • career with a future! Unlimited opportunitiei /or specialisa- tion in interesting career fields ... for promotion . . . travel «nd adventure. Thoio who qualify nuy «pply for Officer'i Candidate School. "Oo ptoitt" wilh Uncl. Som'i AMU . . . fn a uniform you'll >r«o,- wilh prldr. »« )•«• U.S. >m r <*4 V.I. ,.» f S/SGT. RAHN II.S. ,„,.„„, U.S. AIR FORCE CITY HAU" Obituaries Lewis F. Webb Rites Conducted Services for Lewis Franklin Webb, 63, of 521 South Lilly will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow In the Gobi) Funeral Homo Chapel by the Rev. G. T. Ownos, pastor of the Full Gospel Church. Burial will be In the Sandy Hidge Cemetery. Mr. Webb died at Kennedy General Hospital In Memphis yesterday. He had been confined to the hospital for the past three months. Boar in Springfield. Tenii.. Mr. Webb spent most of his life In Blytheville. Fie was a retired farmer. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Eula Webb of Blytlievllle; one son. Ellis Webb of Blythevllle; four daughters, Mrs. Blanch DeLnney of Oakland, Calif., Mrs. Jimnlta Young of Alton, III, and Miss Ethel Webb and Miss Betty Joe Webb, both of Blj'tlievllle: nml one brother, Presley Webb of Burdette. • * . • Services Are Conducted For Mark Bay-singer Services for Mark Bayslngcr. who died In Osceola Saturday afternoon, were to be conducted at 3 today In Holt Funeral Home Chapel with tha Rev. Russell Duffer officiating. Burial was to be in Elmwood Cemetery. He leaves a daughter, Mrs. Atton Cheneywoi-th. and a sister, Mrs. J. W. Stinnett, both of Miami, Fla. Adkins to Discuss Farm Labor at Osceola Meeting OSCEOLA, Sept. 4-Homer M. Adkins, administrator for the Arkansas Employment Service and other AES of/lcfaJs will meet with Mississippi County farmers at the Court House here Thursday to discuss Die contracting of Mexican tarm labor for the 'cotton harvest. The meeting has been called for 10 a.m. in the Circuit Court room and will be presided over by H. C. Knappcnberger of Blythevllle, president of the Mississippi County Farm Bureau. The meeting has been arranged through the efforts of the County Farm Bureau, the Extension Service and the Arkansas Employment Service. The purpose of the meeting Is to clarify the contract provisions for farmers who have made applications for Mexican labor and to iurnish information to any other Individuals who desire to file applications. The meeting was arranged by H. P. Ohlendorf of Osceola. past president of the County Farm Bureau and president of the Osceola Chamber ot Commerce, and D. V. Maloch, county agent for South Mississippi County. Negro Fined and Jailed On Drunk Driving Count Willie Combs, Negro, was fined S100 and costs and .sentenced to a day In Jail In Municipal Court this morning on a charge of driving while under the Influence of liquor. Combs was arrested yesterday after the pickup truck ho was driving crashed into a parked car in the 1000 block on Chickasawba Ave. The parked car was driven by Mrs. Lloyd Slickmon. It suffered considerable ilnitmge, In other action, hearing for Willie Pope .and Willie Harris, Negroes, on a charge of petit larceny, was continued until sept. 15. J E. Reynolds forteitcd a »10 bend on a charge 1 of speeding. Marriage Licenses The following couples obtained marriage licenses Saturday nl the office of the county clerk,- Mrs, B:liznbelh Blythe Parker: Woodrow Wilson and Miss Loretla Rhodes of Blythevllle. Billy Northcutt and Miss Mar- jorle Parrlsh of Blythevllle. Lllburn Burgls of Manila and Miss Wnnda Lee Blakor ot Leachville. W. E. Pretwcll and Mrs. Maggie Dcnbow ot Manila. Osceola Legion To Install Officers OSCEOLA, Sept, 4—Newly-elected officers of Mnck Grider Post 15C of the American Legion will be installed at meeting at 1 p.m. tomorrow in the Community House here. D. Fred Taylor of Osceola will be principal speaker and will install the officers. A fish fry will follow the Installation. To be Installed are Ted Woods, commander: Bill McMath, senior vice commander; Dr. Joe Hughes, junior vice commander; Denver Wilson, adjutant; Malcolm Hovls. finance officer; Minor Acller, ser- gcnnt-nt-nrms; E. H. Mann, chaplain; Dr. L. D. Masscy, post surgeon; and o. L, Waddell, service offcier. Just What The Doelor Ordered 1 After yon s*« the doctor, bring your prescription to ui. W« nil It exactly th« way he would*want it. ST. FRANCIS DRUG STORE K3 West Ash Get our "CHALLENGE OWER" 011 this New Nash Ambassador Before you put » penny donn on any car—see us at once about Ihe handsome proposition we c.\a make on a Nash Ambassador scifan. Yes, own a bigger, finer, more beautiful car for many hundreds of dollars less than you dreamed! In jusl five minutes we can prove our Nash Ambassador is the most modem of America's fmesl cars, jet \vc can sell you a Custom Ambassador with Airliner Reclining Se.u and Hydra-Malic Drive at a saving of as much as SI3-19' conJp.ircii to the other fine cars. Drive the Most Modern of America's Fine Cars SHELTON MOTOR C6. 117 East Main Street, Biythevilk TV Fun: Watch Paul Whlteman TV Teen Club .: .ABC N«r»o,-V Board to Submit Copper Report for T-H Action WASHINGTON, Sept. * President Truman's board of Inquiry wiu* due to submit today report clearing the way for a Taft- Hartley Act injunction to end the nationwide copper strike. The President appointed the .Voi» Molv/, Di'.om* AVui-ih/rtarv C AUI. Bta,ii, .Wink. three-man board last Thursday, asking lor a. report by today on the facts In the week-old dispute which he said has cost the defense program critical amounts of copper, lead and zinc production. The board is not authorized to recommend a settlement; all It can do is report on the facts of the dispute. The President waj In San Francisco and there was some question in his absence that an Immediate injunction would be sought. Strike lias EnrJe4- The strike already had ended— at least temporarily—for over 9,400 employes of Kennecott Copper Corp.. producer of 35 per cent of the nation's copper output. Kennecott igrecd last Friday to a 15 cent lourly package of wage Increases or its employes, effective July 1 The other major producers hnvc lot yet agreed to those terms, however. They have told the board o! Inquiry that the Wage Stabilization Board would never okay such a boost. Average pay in the Industry is $1.64 an hour. A 10 cent increase •as granted a year ago, so that only a 4.4 cent increase could be ipproved under the board's pres- (/P> — ent 10 per cent ceiling formula. -' '- 8« Days Would Be Allowed An Injunction, it granted, would allow 80 days for the wage board to rule on the Kennecott settlement while all copner, lead and zinc operations arc restored, smelter workers union has prom- The independent mine, mill and ised to urge Its striking members to return under a government injunction. AFL unions were also Involved in the Keqnecott dispute. They did not call a strike but refused to go through the picket lines of the independent union. Kennecott produces 35 per cent of the nation's domestic copper supply. Iran to Clarify Stand on Oil TEHRAN, Iran, Sept. 4. (fl>/_Iran's premier tomorrow will "clarify" a recent Iran counter-proposal on the oil nationalization dispute In the hope of bringing about renewal of the British-Iranian oil negotiations, a government spokesman said today. Deputy Premier Hossein FatemI told reporters that premier Mohammed Mossadegh would make thu clarifying statement in the senate dealing with the Iranian proposal handed to the British the night the Iranian-British talks broke down two weeks ago. Board Probes Boat Sinking NEW YORK,. Sept. 4. (/D—A Coast Guard board convened today to investigate the loss of 37 lives when the parly fishing boat Pelican capsized off Motj(auk, N. Y., Saturday. The taking ot testimony was postponed until this afternoon because of the absence at witnesses. Rear Admiral Louis B. Olson was named to head a "thorough and searching" coast Guard inquiry Into the disaster, Capt. John Hound- tree said yesterday.' Political Announcements Subject to Municipal Election November 6, 1951 For Mayor DAN A. BLODOETT Read Courier New ~-til«n '-"i . . HounfainVailey •'Mineral Water •t A> HOTSMUJWi «U4M« Liberty Cash Grocery 301 W. Main Phone 4973 TOBACCO IN EVERY TIN! Yes, sir! You get more for your money in Prince Albert! IHE THINGS you write about concern ur all, soldier. You remind us that liberty wears a high price tag—that some of the things we value most must be taken from us for a while as we arm against aggression. You've given much. To a lesser degree all Americans are giving up temporarily some rights, freedoms and opportunities. But none of us is giving up the right to get theni back". All of us must guard this right dearly. Because there are people who have been saying for years that the government ought to own and run things permanently. "Take over this business, or that industry or service." they say. Now that we're rearming, these same people think they have a new excuse for letting the government "take things over." There's only one name for this: it's social-' ism. And most Americans don't want it. For socialism takes away your rights, freedom* and opportunities, not just for a while—but forever. Americans don't mind sacrifices when their liberty is at stake. For soldier and civilian alike, "no price is too great—except freedom." • "MEET CORLISS AKfllF.R" for delightful *onw<lj. S«n<U)«_< RS_« r. *.. C*n4n4 Ark-Mo Power Co.

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