The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 13, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 13, 1949
Page 12
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PAGE TWELVE BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY/KAY Regional Boy Scout Executive Finds Interest Increasing in Northeast Arkansas Activities Scouting ill Hie Northeast Arkansas Area Council Is definitely Improving. Bob Lundquist, deputy regional executive from Memphis, told the North Mississippi County District officers at » meeting at the Chamber of Commerce office last night. Mr. Lundquist. who helped or- ganise the Northeast Arkansas Area Council in 1935, lias recently Joined the regional staff and is now touring the various districts in the Northeast Arkansas area discussing activities and needed improvements with district commlt- t««nen; Oral Smith of Jonesboro. Northeast Arkansas Area Council executive, is accompanying the regional executive on the tour of the various groups. Mr. Lundquist pointed out that there had been a marked increase in Boy Scouts and their activities during the first quarter of 1949 He suggested that a week-end at the Scout's summer camp at Cedar Valley would be a new method of training scoutmasters. The visiting executives were prc Crack New Shanghai Police Ready for Action „-, .v-~-~.~»"'-"!• <~"r~T*>*,"* ••"»' r-*trTtt-"—*t ~f~f~, r v -T Aywtrvpri.M! VTMH lented to district commlttecmcn »nd officers by R. A. Porter, district chairman, following committee reports from this district. Reports on Camporce Ii. L. Ward. Jr.. chairr.ian of the camp »nd activities committee. 1 reported on the recent camporee. and Bald that plans were beinc made for all Scouts to attend camp this summer. In this connection. Monroe Craln, health and safety chairman said that plans had been completec for the boys planning to attend summer camp to have medical aminations at their troop meeting this year. Doctors will visit troop in their respective communities t make the examinations. It was pointed out at last night' meeting that there are now sevc •ctive scouting units in North Mis sisstppi County, with two new unit —a cub pack at Gosnell and a sen tor unit in Blylheville—now bein organized. Of the five lapsed units. t« have already made plans far registration, and will probably granted charters tor the comli year soon. Pack Four at Blylheville an Troop 72 at Armorel arc the tv which have Indicated that th «ill be registered with the natira headquarters this week Oil lapsed units include Pack 42 a Troop 42 at Lcachville and Tro 15 at Burdctte. Skipper of Aircraft Carrier Found Dead SAN FRANCISCO, May 13—«>} —Cmdr. Everett O. Rigsbee, Jr., jkipper of the aircraft carrier An- tlctam, was found shot lo death yesterday In his quarters aboard the ship at Hunter's Point Naval Shpiyard. His widow said he had been "terribly overworked and under great strain." The Navy Immediately summoned a board of Investigation lo the ship and declined to make a detailed statement until the board makes nubile Its findings. Unofficial Navy sources, however, there appeared to be no foul .'. The death weapon was re. cd found near the body, omlride Inspectors from the Sal nclsco Police Department said ullet from a civilian .38 caliber olvcr. fired at a distance of ut eight Inches, had passed oiiph RlRsbee's head. RlKsbee, 41, had assumed com- nri of the vessel nnly ten days He harl been execulivc officer the 888-foot Essex class carrier last July. Negro Deaths Tuners) services for Joe Fos T6, "will be concluded at 11 < Sunday at the Marie Baptist Chi by Rev. M. Mason. The Tea and Cobb Funeral Home has cha •x-Governor Denies ewspaper's Charge SANTA BARBARA. Calif., M:U </P)-_Former Illinois Governor wlpht Green labels "untrue am ifair" reports that ncwspapcrm-i his state were hired us state cm oycs to further his political Inter ts. •They earned their money," t,i x-sovcrnor told a reporter hoi esterriay. "They were not beinct p.iic 0 write canned editorial* In favo 1 my administration. They wei .•id to perform certain Jibs. 1 at crv proud of what they did." He singled out Arnold Bcnsoi .jubllshcr" of the Batavia Heral vho "save all of his time to tl ob of director of agriculture." Adc id Green: 'I Ihink the farmers Illinois arc very hnnuy alxnit his First Baptist Revival To Be Concluded Sunday Youth Gets Free Use Of Car, Court Decides Sale of Camp Robinson Land Starts Tomorrow ,-c™ime as agriculture director." Most of the- newsmen, Green said, received from $200 lo $250 a month. The"St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Ghlcapo Daily News lhal'33 editors and publishers had been paid more lhan $300,CCO in slate funds. The revival services conducted at he First Baptist Church will con- Inue throughout the Sunday nfght worship service. Dr. R. E. Naytor. pastor of tlie First Baptist Church in Durham, S Car., is the evangelist, and Fred Becker, director of music education here, Is directing the singing. Sunday School al Night will be conducted tonight and tomorrow night at 7 p.m.. and worship will be at 7:30. The time was moved forward yesterday because of school activities The revival services will be clini- nxeri by ft full day of activities Sunday. At 9:10 a.m. teachers and officers of the Sunday School and church deacon will have a Joint prayer service, prior to Sunday School at 9:40 and tlie morning worship at 10:55. A Sunday School attendance equal to the enrollment is being promoted for Sunday. Special music Sunday will feature Bill Sherrick. and Dr. Nnvlor will speak on "The Plan of Salvation." Pickets Prevent Removal of Auto I Ports from Plant SOUTH BEND, Ind.. May 13. Pickets stopped an attempt loday by Ihe Packard Motor Company 10 [ remove seven brake dies and a million auto parts from the strikebound Bendix Aviation Plunt. Sheriff Stephen G. Hrpsak and two deputies read to sixty pickets in front of the Bendix gates a circuit court order allowing Packard to remove Its equipment from the Bendix plant. The pickets replied that they would refuse to move. Six semi- trailers started to move into the plant through the pickets. The sheriff said the pickets shouted •We'll wreck your trucks." and the first driver slopped. He said h could go no farther and the lit tempt was called off by Hie sheriff About 7.500 CIO-United Aut Workers have been on strike at th Bendix plant since April 20. Othe major auto makers have remove 1 their brake dies from the plant an der court orders without Intcrfer ence. Nathan Levy of South Jend. a torney for Packard, said tic wrm ask a federal court injunction r straining the pickets from interfe ing with the circuit court order I Los Angeles Shaken \ By forth Tremor LOS ANCSKLKS, May 13— (IP , i..os Angeles was shaken early toe I hv an eartlinnakc that startled r idents out of bed but apparel | caused no damage. The Iremor \vas a distinct o I beiiiR felt Hie hardest In ci throughout the San Gabriel Army May Double Camp Chaffee Strength FORT SMITH, Ark., May 13. Wj —The present soldier strength of 7,500 at Camp Chaffee here is expected to be doubled by September, Ih Armored Division headquar- s said Friday. lie camp readied peak strength February when 18,000 soldiers re here. The decrease followed cutback in enlistments and Se- tivc Service input. Oft Smith Man Heads nsurance Agents Group HOT SPRINGS, Ark.. May 13. </B Leon Wcrnlz. Fort Smith, todav a~ ejected president of the Armas Association of InsuT.nce gents, at the orirunizalion'.s an- ual convention here. He succeeds S. T. Frank of Du- who becomes chairman of the xccutive committee. W. Ben Cotton of Little Rock wa ccted vice-president, and Robcr tfaNwell. Texavkana. was re-elcctc ate national rtircclo-, Camp Chottee So/« Robbers Sentenced FORT SMITH, Ark., May 19. (P>Three Camp Cliaffee saU »«bber» were sentenced to jirlson toda| by Federal Judge John E. Miller. All three, Robert Elway, Claude Tate, and Johnnie Markos, had pleaded guilty to tlie charge. All^ ere soldiers of the camp. •" Tate and Markos each was sent- nced to three years in the federal rison and Elway Is to serve two Ive-year terms simultaneously. Tiie trio shared in the theft of n artillery battery's sate contain- ng more than $12,000. Reau Courier News Want Acts livestock San Fernando Valleys such as Al idena. Pasadena. Bin-bank an Glendnle. Long Beach, scene of disastrous quake in 1933. said the was a penile rumbling there. It shook buildiiiRs in downUn and eastern Los Angeles. Pnlic-e switchboards were swamped with calls but all of them were aniinns queries The sheriff's office said that it hnd no reports of damage Apparently, the quake was local. San Bernardino. Lancaster. India and other cities in Soul hern 3»'if- ornla reported that 11 was not felt NATIONAL STOCKYORDS. Ill , May 13. IIP>— (USDAl— Jlogs S.WO; uneven; weights under 240 Ibs strong to 25 higher than Thursday's average: heavier weights and sows barely steady to weak; bulk good and choice 180-240 Ibs 18.75-1903; ion 1900; few 240 Ibs late around 1850- 2M-300 Ibs 1750-1850; 140170 11)5 17.50-18.15: 100-130 Ibs 14.50-17 2^; good sows 400 Ibs down 15.50-16.75: over 400 Ibs 13.7S-15.25; few 1350: slags 11.50-1350. Cattle 500; calves 600; meager supply of cattle mostly about steady with cows making nn better H^n hnli supply and f ind ; ng u- i sale; moderate inquiry for beer tyi>e cows at about steady prices but runners and cutters finding re- strk'ted oullct: few medium airJ sood heifers and mixed yearlings 2250-2403; common and medium cows Inreely 17.50-1950; odd hea'd gocrl 2000 and above; canners and cutter.- 1400-17.00. Read Corn-lei News Want Ads. FORT SMITH. Ark., May 13. «!')— MaU 'Floyd Jr.'s use of a new car for a year is "on the house". He Kets hack the full amount of money he paid for the car because he was a minor when he bought It. Floyd's father filed suit lor refund of the money against the Colc-Orsburn Company, Ki'lser- Frazor dealer hero, for £1,815.55 paid the company since Floyd signed the contract in March, 1948. He alleged his son was a minor ami could not legally enter into the contract. The son was 13 years old Chancellor C. M. Wofford yesterday ruled for the plaintiff and ordered the money refunded. The company contended in court the lather could not bring suit but the son should when he reached majority. LITTLE ROCK, May 13. Sale of approximately 6,Wi acres , of Camp Robinson reservation land in Faulkner county will begin tomorrow. S. Jerome Smith, surplus property disposal project manager, said , D4 "veterans who filed notice of in- i tcntion to purchase will have 15 i days in which to file their offers 1 Land remaining unsold at the end of the 15-day period will be available for public sale. Oldest cotton mill -till operating ii,,der its original charter in ihe south is at Graniteville, S. C., and is 102 years old. Alexandrite.a gem. Is green by dayiish; and cherry-red by artifi- cai li?ht, according to the Encyclopedia Britannica. of nrriinRcmcnts. Read Courier News Want Ads. Hie CerthatgiVes you More for your Money: For His Graduation: Make Mead's Your Headquarters For Graduation Gifts . .... 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