The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 25, 1946 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 25, 1946
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SATURDAY, MAY 25, 194G Texarkanans Remain on Alert .Citizens Still Fearful Phantom Slayer , May Strike Again. : TEXARKANA. Ark., May 25. (UP) --Texurkana braced itself yesterday I lor the climax of a three-week cy-! cle that residents believed would bring a sixth victim into the giin- sflihts of the Phantom Killer. Nothing happened. The five murders that terrorized Tcxarknna took place approximately three weeks apart- March 24. April M and May 3. Jittery townsfolk are taking all precautions this week-end, as John IJolimn—chair- man or the Reward Committee- started n drive for $10,000. The cash reward rocketed to Sl.1'23 after the killing of 30-year old Viruil Starks in his farm home Mny 3. and stood at S7,5{lli today. Starks' wife, seriously' wounded by the killer when she tried to telephone for help, was reported still in a nervous condition, she was discharged .from a Tcxarkana hospital several days iifjo. Residents Q f this border-city felt well-protected, but they are Ukini; "o .chances. Floodlights outline suburban homes and there is a noticeable absence of downtown Rcllvllj after dark. Texas Ranger Capt. M. T. Gonzaullas hud no comment about, the arrest in Los Anyelcs Thursday of/mi ex-soldier-\vho said he "thinks" he might have committed the .shootings while in a state of amnesia. , BLYTHEVILMC (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Texas Wheat Crop Begins to Flow CIO Socks to Organize I 1 5,000 Fur Trappers in Louisiana and Texas \ ATLANTIC CTl'Y. N. J.. May V,. i <UI'i I'hins for un ortiunlzlng cnm- l j '-i'>'n iimntir. Hienv than 15,000 fur "•'I'peis In l.oulsintiu nnd wus before Hie IClh bleimiul e;>n- I vein ion i>; UK. inUTimtlomil lur ami i.cuiher woi'kers 1 Union ICIO'. li'day, i 'I hi- nimputi;n. which will bo milieu liken us purl of the CIO •••ouiiH'ru or[!:iiilxiitlou drive, wns i'!>->iU'd In Hie fonveullon last !nii<h| nfler Allini Iliiywond, CMC dl- ii'«'U>r 01 uriiiinlKntldn, .slinrply at- liirkcd the AIM, nnd I!H, Kn'iclux Klan. \ Aniii-ipntln,. thiil ihe Klim imiy b' n major |:u'ior In attempting 11" Imped,. ili ( i r;io drive, llaywuod Mild that "Uiey nor anyone else '•«n slitp us." PAGfc r; a <» Fire Damages Two Buildings At Caraway OAHAWAY, Alk.. Mny 35. (UIM .. Dnmry toduy wns ctsllmuletl nl more ihun IW.OOO in n flic tlin. jAvepl two establishments here yes- UM'aay. . • 'ftie Tucker-a roves Implement Co., and u now uulldiutf housing ti frozen fooil locker plum were di 1 - Ktroyed. The blaze stnrled from nil explosion In an iisplinU m.v- chlne l)i'11 IK used to complete wovk oil Ilio locker plant. WI-OCK! equipment liicUi<V.H'< ImlldtiiB material, U'uctor .purls mid t'lcelrlcul devices. •sink' treasurer of Arkansas. 'Hie uppcul to llic high court was grunted Mrs. |'ii K e Thursday li'Orn n Puliiskl Chancery Court de- cix'e hunded down by Chancellor l''mnk WoclKC. hi (lie lower court, n decision wns nijnlnst Mrs. I'asc, alter n lon^ bnlHe between Mrs. 1'iine. mid Mrs. Mnud Woiulson, Pane's sister. son of Mr tnd Utt,, J,.r.jau, Route .1, BlyUiertll* -dKi the wrvice If month., and month. <hj»r*rt , in ;. ; » Luxora Society-^Persowu Mrs. Charles E. Lewis was hostess Friday afternoon to the Methodist, Society of Christian service. Miss Florence Rush gave the devotional, "Builders ,,f Peace for Tomorrow." Throughout the year, the- members hnvc been studying ; the meaning of the 'different crosses. The cross studied Friday ' was St. Andrews cross, thus named because it was file 'cross upon which tlie disciple Andrew was crucified. Mrs. E. R. ; Bogan was In charge of the program. "Children ' in World Peace."; Mrs. -Edward Holes read a. prayer by an unknown soldier, flic new sludj- courses on India. "Churches Ministering to [he Family, " was led by the lender, Mrs. w. E. Head. » • The Baptist Woman's Missionary Society met- at the First Baptist Church Tuesday' afternoon (or the Royal Service "pruKram. The theme of the proyram was. '-The World's Significance of Justice and Cooperation Among the Races of the Grain rplls truck; lined the: lower pi in to Fort Worth, Texas, us the year's run eels well under way. Top pho'o shows MJIUC of the n igl • Stocle Alfalfa Mill I Sold to Now Concern The nemvr Alfulfn Mllltn K iiud ."roihicl.s division or IMI-.lon I'url: i ' Company' of si. I/.iils. locnted in '-•!'i It 1 . M'i,, has l.ri'ii .suld lo u newly urgiimlz'i'd nimpimy. ihe Nation! Alfalfa Dehydrating anil MilLhir. Company, ncrordliii; to (Jnilrd union manuncr of Ihu S-'ii'di- mill. Floyd ,M. Wilson. I.aniiii, Col., tnitiinllst nnd rouiulrr of llir Denver Alfnlfii Mllliiin and Products Ompiiny, ciineelv<!d tile Idea utul Hi deal. He will heroine chairman i of ihr hiiui-d .if iht> National Al- f:ilf:i neiiydiiili-d and Mlllinu Cn.. "«l Vied 11. Udell, who for many yrnrs hiis been with ttalston I'liiiiiH Co.. will become president <:f (be new company. Thr Iriuisaetlon is .said to hnve Army Air Forces Commander Visits Arkansas • HOT SI'RINCiS, Ark., Mny 2fi. lljl'i — Hl||h - milking Army All Force officers left here t'Kliiy lor (i'.ltllB Hock and the ivtr show llii-re Cicnernl Curl S|)iii\t/., Air Force cennitlnnilcr, hud planned t'.'^iiiiXe Hie trip, but was detained In Wasli- HONORABLE DISCHARGES Honorable dischurues ininmmced by the Navy's IVr.sonuol -Sepuratlon nlci' In Memphis Include: John C. Hill, seaman, first cl«ss, . Everett E Vt$U*n, ewumhi"ian of A. • Q Ohmew, »R . CJjfsftJC. Street, Blythevllle, who WM iii tSe Navy two ydart and acnxd nK of the time In the Ptclllc area. e -t er(s thermal and icouftictl iiuulalioi material dcvcjop^d 'd>irln{ (he war for inllll»ry ilrcrait wdi be Installed In buses trucks, railroad cars, civilian «lrcratt and oth<r kppllcs- tlons whire lightweight 1« of major , importance. llmly :mtl IV KciisonuMr t •112 !•;. Miii HOT'S BODY SHOP ulcr H|iri'l:itlsl. Wri-cki rcbnIK O iliTH. l-'ree Kstlmat*s: n SI. Day or Nifrht • BtMtalMd W«rfc. Phone 345(5 Uichnled 111 (he pint}' that spenl yesterday here wi're Mil). Clc:i. Kiederlclc 1,. Ander.HOii, iisslslimt Ui, the chief or Muff of the u. K. Army Air Korcc; and Col ICurle Johnwn. nullonal coinnmnder nl Civil Air I'ulrol. | • n --u r ui i. vv vi ni, xi-Atio, us nit: vvju s [ i|ii yma well Llll«t.'l \Vl\y, 1 OJ) |:nO.O .SHOWS SolUC Of (11(1! ^'" »-" lll l"* li J • ..up on Highway 81 from.the Burrus Mills, reaching almost to Saglnaw. five mllc.4 north. In i in ™i'' !™'±:;!! 0 " ,,'„, *' lltl ,'", !|" VC icture Robert Reynolds of Blokcr. Oklahoma, nnd Mills nunn of Wewoka, Oklahoma, let some M,. wil^n slated there woid'li be of the precious golden grain roll through their fingers. (NEA Photo.) n» rhnnuc In personnel nor pnl- — ~ —: ;— — —:—: — • k i ii-s oi the former firm. Hcatl- South." The meeting was opened by sinpinK the SOUK. ."Tiirow Out the Lifeline," nnd repeating the watchword.' Mrs. Emma' Koch rea'd the devotional, Galatians 3:28; 4:7 and Acts 10:'2S-34. Prayers were given by Mrs. Emma Koch, Mrs. Minnie Williams and Mrs. C. B. Wood. Songs, used In keeping 'with the topic 'were "Let Others Sec Jesus in You." nnd "Make Me a channel' of Blessings." Mrs.- J. W. Smith, program leader gave .the first topic. "This Matter of Race." In further development of the program topic Mrs, C. B. Wood gave "Race and American Democracy' 1 and "Race inid World Peace." Mrs. Waller, Wood gave '•Race and Christianity." Mrs. o. Ilbwton. "Race ami Sou.them Ban list," ami Mrs. Minnie Williams "Race nnd Myself.'. 1 .Mrs. A: B. Hozell wns hostes; Tuesday night to the Luxora Book Club" inTier new homd'on Hlghwaj 120. Mrs. Sam Conls had as her guest reviewer Mrs. Spence Williams, who reviewed "Three O'clock Dinner," by Josephine Pincknoy. arrived last. Wednesday for a vis with her mother, Mrs. Elizabeth Sllliman. Shu was met in Memphis by her sister. Miss.Ditsy Silll- an. Mrs. J. i. Mlfflln Is leaving Saturday for State College. Jonesboro. where she will attend the first, summer lerm of the college. • * • Mi-, and Mrs. Leslie Hill of Greenwood. La., Monday visited Mr. Hill's uncle. Walter Demon, and Mrs. Denton and his aunt. Mrs. Barlle Barnes, niul other relatives. Mrs, Sam Walker, of Memphis. arrived Monday for a few weeks visit with her uncle, the Rev. J T. self, and Mrs. Self. * * • Miss Palsy Ann Richardson is spending this week in Memphis, the (;uest of relatives. ^ Atomic Bomb Plant Officers Admit Accident Fishing's Popular And Little Wonder Tlie 'hostess served and hot to:i. Patricia Alpliin of movies tries luck in southern California Stream. No wonder fishing's popular. a salad plate Mrs. Charlie Thomas entertained with a Cupper Friday night, hi honor of Mrs. George Doty, who is leaving* ' .soon for .her new home in Burbnnk, Cnlif. Mrs. Doty Vin.i been thp social science teacher In Luxorn High School for the past 10 years. - . r « ' • Those In the parly who nt- Hoover ,to Spend.., Two Months in Latin America WASHINGTON, May 25. (UPl- Thc White House announced that former President Herbert Hoover, who leaves today to enlist Latin- American support in alleviating world famine, will spend about n month nt the task instead of tl originally-planned two weeks. 1 Mr. Hoover will arrive In Mexico City on Sunday. After seven! I.OS ALAMOS. N. M., May 2f>. (UP)—A "laboratory accident" Injuring "n smiill number uf persons" at the Ixw Alinnos nlomlc energy laboratory wns disclosed tfi- tlnj* in a brief nnnounceiiieiu from high officials of the atomic project. Dr. J. M. Bradbury, director of llv.' Los Alamos luboralory, and Mill, •en. Leslie R. Groves, director dr the Manhattan project, disclosed jointly that the accident occurred Tuesday afternoon. "A laboratory accident occurred in which a small number of persons were Injured, one of them possibly seriously." they said. The statement made no mention of the nature of tlic accident In the highly-gnnrilccl i.nboratory where Ihe atomic bomb wns developed and where work has continued in secrecy since the end of the war. The names of ihe injured were i not disclosed. quarters will be In unnar. U. S. Mules En Route To China for UNRRA HONOLULU T. II, <UP> —In specially bulll stalls, with plenty of linv. oats and -.vater. 160 Missouri , arc eimmte. to Shanghai to help Ihe UNIIHA distribute relief supplies. The Anny. which provided the mules, is ulso delivering I hem with the nld of an UNRKA veterinarian, who Is a former Amiv man, and Tif] mrm from the 208lli Quarter- .ina.sler ecrvlcs Co. The Army nlsr •I'i'id an Army doctor, to Uikc cure uf I he rneu. in case of Injuries re- sulllnir from (he handling ol Ihe animals. The "mule skinners" are headcc l>y Ciipt, Clifton R. Wciivci- of Honolulu, nnd LI. Klbcr H. Wilson 0 Mulhin. Ida., former u. 8. Forestrj Tnvice iimptoyee, Th^ mules wcalhered the firs li'B of their liiiu; vnyano from Call fornla lo HmiollthCln jtonil condl Hem. They arc aboard the. DcPauw Victory. :incl arc part of a consign mcnt of Tr>(l. .- --.^. ,— ,j .---_ ..- ^^ ^..j v.,1 aiujuay. rtlie tended the opera, < "Carmen," In days there, he will fly to Memphis Monday night, were Mrs. - , T. L ; . Stanford, Mrs. Charles E. Lewis, Airs. Charlie Thomas, Miss Dilsy Silliman, Miss Christine , on May 29. Calvert Lewis. and the Rev. Charles E. The members of the Lnxora- Osccola-Blythcville Bridge Club and Mrs. vS. J. smith were dinner guests Tuesday night of Mr. arid 'Mrs. Sam Bow en. At conclusion of the bridge games. Mrs. S. J. Smith and Mrs. W. C. Mason were high scorers. V • f The teachers of the Luxora school who have left for their respective homes arc Miss Emma Tee Kinnamer to Conway. Miss Eunice Shinn to .Russellville, Miss Grctchcn Barnes to Tupelo Miss.. and Mrs. Normn Wilson to Arkadelphia. Mrs. Nonye Haynes. n teacher at Victoria school, left for her home in Conway. • • • Mrs. J. S. Smith left Thursday for Battle Creek, Mich., to spend a week with Mr. Smith, who is a patient at the Battle Creek Sanatorium. • * • Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hires are ill Memphis with their daughter. Mrs. Robert Ebert. who Is a patient nt the Baptist Hospital. Mrs. L-. O. Todd nnd daughter. Mary Harriett, of Augusla. Ga.. Bananas Are Piled High On Docks in New Orleans NEW ORLEANS. May 25. fUPI — Bananas, the wartime casualty that spoilage. mentally to prevent One immediate result was nmiar- C1U - however. It was that the citj Orleans, entrance for il- wotilcl be FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS i,, rhi • vegetabte so.rJrtT,?'"'' - !X " frnsh precedcnVlri I |)warri '" n " Ul ''" '"'£,',"^'ance on the whole- V ' "' Chf for „ fon[l , )inch Child Is Killed In Accident at Crossing FORT PII3KCE. Flu., (Tjpi_ A six-month-old baby killed Friday but his molhci „ .two other children were, saved wb a special Florida east coast, tniin struck Iheir truck at a grade crossing. The train was operating with Ms regular crew, which was 1111: affected by the strike. It continued a rim to Jacksonville. Mrs. Marie Hatch, of Vero Bencn. Via., was the driver of a small pickup truck which apparently stalled on the crossing. Her baby. Robert, was fatally injured nnd died In nn ambulance. Another child, jimmy, s. received j only minor cuts. j A company spokesman said that the only non-union man on lb>- j crew would he the flngniiin i '3 Spades in Hand, Slam Redoubled VANCOUVER 13. C. (UP)—Fol. vi'U'rnn inn-ton bridge players wall I'd a Intiii of l.W years for I! nn it, came recently--is spades in 111 hand or John Snunders. lie held himself In check, but h . face twllched. and Ids fellow play May '',">. rrs wandered. Pannders bid y i cnind slum in spade's. Frank Wnr ;l'on Ills loll, doubled on an ace o clubs. i;ambliiiB thru Saundei mlfllit hnve had oiie blank. Snun <lr.r s redoubled nnd Inid down hi hnnd. Read Courier News Want Ads Bnl.v Chicks Sl.OO In $12.00 pr 100. :• days ID 4 wcck.H «lil—,\| yiore Feeds and Supplies. WANTKO liar and sbellcd ('nrii—All grades. One bushel uji - ();i|s - Wheat Barley - Alfalfa Hay and Poultry nf *l\ kinils. Pay tap marltel prii-i-s. Elevator Feed Store N. -Illi llroailway :il Kit Criisslnr; .1. .1. Field, Mgr. OR ANY EXCAVATION S.J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BLDG. BLYTHEVILLE ARK. • Phone, 364-60*42515 We Invite You OPE We Will Ron I Sound Equipment for All Kinds of Outdoor and Indoor Kvenls MONDAY, MAY 27, 1946 IHovc Your Voica RECORDED I Wo will Specialize in itornrding I Voices iinil iMcssajfos in Our lAlodorn liecitrdinir Studio BLYTHEVILLE RADIO SUPPLY WHOLESALE ONLY We carry n complete stock tif U;uli<> Makes. We are UiNlrihutors for scvivil known radios. Phone 467 1'arls for all makes of well 112 South l-'irsl Street ice Millers fleet exon as President 11 HOT SPRINGS, Alk., Mny 25. OK>)— P. Lee WlHIums of Honshu).' | ex., was elected as president of ic Hlcu Millers Assocliitlon here :steiduy succccdlni; J. T. While of i nneslxiro, Ark. Others elected were R. II. Holland ' Bay City. Tex., vice-president ir Texas; Cleoine Smith of UeAVllt. rk.. vlcc-prcsldcnt for Arkiimmi; 111 Churle.s MontKOiiicry of Cnt-.i h. In., vlcc-iiresldcnt lor Louis- • 'age fstate Litigation Joes to Supreme Court .LITTLE KOCK. Mny 25. IUl'1 — .Irs. Mhinlu A. Va^e todiiy pliinucd o continue her fight In the Ar- safi supreme Court for the pos- es-slon of proparly helonuliiK lo vr lute liu.sbnnd, Eurl Pane, former A cliock-iip in Hmo UCI'JIH yinir cur on Ihe road! Take' n HI* I'nini Ihis siiKirt Kill . , your "Doctor: of Motors" In t'iid'h <'itr iiilmi'utK before they become -;oi'iini8 mul rxiienrtivc. Slop in now to prepare your i.ulo for iiu'Mnwivc mention driving. Iwfon-Wroten Co, Buick Service Mobil Gas WRECKER SERVICE , ",T«!lephi>Se t>53 .; Sales U. S. Tiros OI'KN 21 HOURS VVnlniil ' Your Fur Coat and Wdoi Garments should be Dry CLEANED before Being stored away for the Summer. Soiled spots are vita-. mins to moths. , . HUDSO

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