The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 11, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 11, 1949
Page 12
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TWELVE (.AKK.J CUU1UEK 11, Legionnaires Review Projects Annual Ladies Night Program Presented By Dud Cason Post Members of Dud Cason Post 24 of the American Legion entertained tpproximately 85 veterans ot World Warm I »nd H and their wives and other guesUi *t Its second annual "L»dles Night" program In the Le- *lan Hut last night. Highlight ol the program were reports on activities of the post and its auxiliary during the past year which were given by E. N. • Shlvley, chairman of the Legion s Americanism Committee and Mrs. Louis J. Zeller ot the Auxiliary. In his report Mr. Shively pointed out that during the past year the Blytheville post recruited more than 1500 members and currently ranks second only to the Little Rock post In total membership. His report of the outstanding achievements of the Post durlnR 1948 also include the erection and dedication of the War Memorial Auditorium, which was dedicated to Mississippi County veterans of both World Wars at a special ceremony last July 4 and organizing of a church "school recreation program 5or Blytheville's youth last summer. Post Aids Man? Veterans Mr Shlvley also reported that the Post's service officer, J. R. Slovak aided more than 3M veterans and families of veterans killed dur- r nK World War II In obtaining hos- plfafeatlon. welfare aid, comu.:«a- (ion claims and other veteran bcnc- Obituaries Heart Attack Fatal For Pioneer at Steele STBELB, Mo., April 1J .—Funeral services were conducted here Friday for Mrs. Mary EllMbeth Flowers who died of a heart attack at her home near Bteclo last Wednesday. The services were In the Stccle Baptist Church and conducted by the pastor, the Rev. W. H. Cook. Interment cemetery. is in the Ml. Zion Mrs. Flowers, who wns 18. was one of the oldest residents of Steclc She wns born in cancl had lived here for 61 years. Slic and her faintly look tin active part in improvements of the community Surviving are one son, Dud Still nnd one daughter, Mrs. BerUm Flack, both of Steclc and n .step daughter. Mrs. R. L. Lewis of Mem phLs. German Undertaking Company of Steclc were In charge o funeral arrangements. Mrs. Rebecca A. Dozier Dies in Gilroy, Calif. Mrs. Rebecca A. Dozier, 66, o Gih-oy. Cnllf.. formerly of Blythe ville, died m her home in Gllro yestcrdny. It wns learned here lodas Mrs bo/ler made her home I Blytheville until 1946 when si- moved to California. Funeral services were incomplete today but nre In charge of the Gtlroy Funeral Osceola Jaycees nstall Officers Bill McMath is New President; Key Men Receive Awards Hill McMnth wns Installed ns ircsldenl of the Osceola Junior ;liamber of Commerce al ceremon- es conducted In tlic Community House lliere lust nteht. He succeeded Henry Jnincs Swift. Mr. McMnth wns Insliillcd at, the niuiunl Jnycce hniiquct nnd dance. Other officers Installed last, night E«^tZ?« Src C *Sh P e a «povted that the Auxiliary's ,«le of poppies last year neltcrt S26295 which was sent lo the region's veteran hospitals. out-of-town guests nt last n gilts mooting included B. A Brooks of North Carolina, formerly of Fas- eU ville, who is a past state Legion Commander and now is national field representative for North and South Carolina, and Harry ToUeson of Little Rock, a state field rep- reprwenlntlve of ihe LcRion. f x-Novy Pilot Believed Drowned in Mississippi MEMPHIS. May 11. (flV-Policc Inspector Pete Wiebenga satd lo- dav a missing ex-Navy pilot who came here in an attempt lo alfect a reconciliation with Ws wife may have drowned In the Mississippi River yesterday. ' police identified a cnr pnrked on the middle of Harahan Bridge ns one belonging to Bertram Harold Smith, 28, St. Louis and formerly of Memphis. Wiebenga quoted witnesses as saving they saw the car stop nnd > "man walk over to the rail. No British Official Shot In Western Germany BERLIN. May II. Wi—Sir Jolin Slieehy. liritish military government financial adviser, was shot to death In-sl night when he surprised two burglars in his home, officials announced today. . Sir John lived at Vlothn. near Bad salzullen, hi Western Ccrnm- iy. No arrests have been made. Kiwanions at Del! See Film on Arkansas Members of the Dell Club were shown a film entitled "All Around Arkansas" at a meeting of the club In the cafeteria ol Ihc Dell High School nlRhl. The Him wns shown by Charles Moore, a representative of the Standard Oil Company. One-sis at last night's meeting Included Frank Orlg.sbv. Cecil Lowe. O. E. Knudsen, Dick Watson, all of Blytheville nnd Jack SleLson of Dell. included: liny Mann, executive vice-president, Hnrry Hall, vice-president, Wish Fletcher, secretary, and Harry Lcvenslcin. treasurer. Directors installed were: Tim nowlos, W.' n. Nicholson, Sam Ed- rlngton, J. W. Taylor. Fred Ilcndrl, Emmett Wilson, and Vcrnor. Aston. D. S. Lnncy, Osceola business man. was picked by the Jaycees for the club's "best citizen" award, and Hnrry Levenslein received the outstanding Jayccc award by the club. Five men picked by the Osceoln Juycces to receive Key Men awards were nlso announced nt last night's banquet. They were Henry Swift Harry Hall, Emmett Wilson, Bill McMath nnd Ray Mann.. Mcmnhlun Is Speaker John McKlnney, n past presldcm of the Tennessee Junior Chamber of Commerce, nnd now regional director at Memphis, was the principal speaker. He reported that from a one-club organization to a prcscn membership of more than 200.00 spoke lor the of the Jnyce movement, which included sucl notables as Harold Stasscn, an Arkansas' governor. Sidney McMatl The Blytheville Junior Chambc of Commerce wns represented n the Installation by n elght-mn delegation including the retlrin picsldcnt. William Wyatt, and th new president, Roland Btsho Charles Moore, Jimmic Edwards. j. T. Sudbury, Mayo Blackwood, Elmer Hoss Smith nnd Bill Underwood. , , , , Other visiting Jaycees Included Charles DcGraf. president of the Dyer Act Charge Filed Against Illinois Youth Sheriff William Berry man said today that Earnest Poole, 18-year- old Tarmns, 111., youth who wns arrested here yesterday on a car theft charge, lias hcon turned over to the FBI mid Is being held in the Cralghcad County jail In Joncsboro on a Dyer Act charge. 1'oole and a woman companion, Edith Lolcta Anderson, 22, of Cleveland, O., were arrested yesterday morning by Deputy Sheriff Clarence Montgomery and I 1 *- W Frcsmirc, Dell town marshal, when the two officers stopped to investigate a car parked on North way 61 near Blythevillc. According to the officers, Poult later admitted stealing the car. « 1047 Plymouth coach, in Hume III., month COUNCIL Poole was taken to Joncsbor* yesterday by FBI agents and wa nrraitigcd before MLss Clara Brow dcr, United States Commissioner i n Dyer Act violation charge yes erday afternoon. The woman wa clcased to return Lo her home Ir levclnnd. "•ormer Blytheville Man ieads Lions in Memphis H. t, Sherrick, Memphis Insurance xecutivc and former resident of ilylhcvillc. has been elected prcs- (lonl of the Lions Club in Memphis, t wus disclosed here today. The election was held recently md he won the office in a contest vlth William Robinson, dean of Memphis State College, as his •>- lonent for the presidency of the vie club. Mr. Sherrick was in the insurance msiness here for several years and moved to Memphis In 1045. Continued from Page 1 hat the VHQ renders several services to city installations at the lir in return for use of the lump, Mr. Nabcrs made the motion that he VHQ be assessed tht fee. First Ward Alderman Harry Taylor abstained from voting. Bettrr I'avements Sought A resolution offered by Third Ward Alderman Loui.s G. Na*h and. setting up specifications for concrete to be used in paving city street* and sidewalks was adopted by the council with one abstaining vote. same as ati Mr. Nash said there wns a need for better specifications tor future streets and sidewalks than had been used in the past. He said the specifications in his resolution were drawn up by the Portland Cement A.s-sociation, which represents all manufacturers of cement. The resolution also called for scaled bids to be submitted on all paving jobs with the city tn do the grading and dirt work on them. First Ward Alderman Jimmie Sanders abstained from voting. He said before the vote was taken that he wanted to study the resolution because the figures in it were "foreign" to him nnd others not verscc in technical knowledge of cement. Airport Project Discussed At the outset ol the council meeting. Mayor Henderson ap- minlstratlon building for Blytheville Municipal Airport. The council voted lo approve construction of the building on a. 50-60 sharc-ths-cosl ba/iis with the federal government, Expected to cost $40,000, plans for the building are being drawn up by Marion Crist, Little Rock engineer, assisted by U.S. Branson, Blytheville architect. Mayor Henderson said Lem Bry-' an. of the Civil Aeronautics Administration office In Little Rock, was expected lo be in Blytheville this week or early next week to discuss the project with the council. Financial Statement Presented The monthly statement of operations released nt the council meet- Ing last night was essentially the pair work on airport equipment id facilities had been done last onth. Cash on hand In airport funds italed $35,505.54 as of April 30. .ivestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111., fay 11. MM—(USDA>—Hogs 10,500; larkel steady to 25 lower than 'uesday's average; most loss on eights over 230 Ibs; sows mostly teady; bulk good and choice 18040 Ibs 18.25-50; top 18.50; 250-300 xs 17.25-18.00; few lo 18.25; 14070 Ibs 17.25-18.25; 100-130 Ib pigs carce; odd lots 14.00-17.00; largely audit which Mayor pointed Mr. Nabcrs, Mr. Nash and Fourth Ward Alderman Leslie Moore to serve with him as a committee to work on the proposed ad- Henderson hud made late nonth. The April statement listed tola revenues of $8.190.08 and expend! Aires of $16,064.50. Total reguta funds amounted to $29.135.53, in eluding sll.855.5C in the parking meter fund. Principal sources of revenue h April were: sanitation receipts $2, 440, parking meter receipts. $1.872 police and comity fines $1.201.5^ cit.v's share of Oaklawn Park rac track breakage $901.83, ensinecrin department revenue SG59.25. prlvi lege license fees $525.50 and count mlllnge. S382.93. Expenses by departments inclut cd- Street $6.208.90; Police S2.054.4 Sanitation $3,035.05. Fire $1,034,92, and general and administrative $3.581.34. Accounts payable as of April 30 totaled S5.581.01. The balance sheet for the Municipal Airport showed revenues for April of $2.224.50 from rentals and expenses of 54,742.33. Airport Manager Marshal Bluckard said much 14.50 up; good sovt 400 lb» dowa 15.50-16.50; over 400 Ibs 13.50-15.00; stags mostly 11.50-13.50. Cattle 2,800; calves 1,200; open- Ing trade on steers slow; few deali on good steers to shippers about steady at 25.00; other sales on low and average good steers steady to 25 lower at 23.75-24.50; heifers and mixed yearlings moderately active and fully steady; good kinds 23.5025.00; common 'lid medium 21.0023.00; cows somewhat uneven; early deals steady with undertone en:/* good cows somewhat uneven; eatry deals steady with undertone easy; good cows 19.50-21.00; common and medium beef cows 18.00-19.50; canners and cutters 14.00-17.50. KE/VTl/CKV'S KKY TO HOSPITALITY KEN1UCKY STSAIGHT BOU8BON WHISKEY • 100 PROOf "Somehow OLD FITZGERALD spoils me for any oilier whiskey!" So say bourbon-wise tCciituckians \s - lio find in this genuine sour masli Bottled-in-Iiond a distinctive hill-bodied flavor not encountered in any otber brand. OLD FASHIONED.. Af*t#<* *$6 siimi-vmm DISTUUIY • IOUISVILU, IT. tOTTLEO IK 8ONP ' Scouf Leaders to Plan Summer Camp Activities The Boy Seoul lenders of the North Mississippi County district ( will meet, at 7:30 tomorrow night | at (lie City Hall. R. A. Porter, rtls- j trict chairman, announced today. | According to Mr. porter the business will include committee reports from nil community chairmen West Memphis Junior Chamber ol Commerce who installed the new officers nnd M. G. Smith, president of the I.epanto Jaycees. Slaying Suspect .Admits Killing Second Victim LITTLE ROCK, May 11 «P>— Prlseculor Edwin Dunaway announced today lhat Floyd R. Reed, hcl< for mental observation after a wild New Year's shooting; fray, has admitted killing n veterans Administ ration hospital patient here las' June 20. The victim. William W. Bowers was shot as he waited for a bu after visiting his mother. Severn witnesses saw the gunman npp roach him. fire five limes nnd fie In the darkness. 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