The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 10, 1949 · Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 10, 1949 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) OOUR1EB NEWt PAGB NINE New Earth Tremors, Pillaging Indians Adding to the Troubles Of Hard Hit Areas of Ecuador QUITO. Ecudor, Aug. 10- (ft— New earth tremors and pillaging by unruly Indians spread fear and panic today among the thousands of survivors left homeless by Ecu- dor's destructive earthquake. Official government estimates «jf the death toll In Friday's quake rose to 6.000. But the truth is no one knows for sure bow many perished in the great piles of rubble that litter some 50 demolished in the populous Andes Mountain region south of here. Fresh tremors yesterday tumbled weakened walls in Ambato and other cllSes, add!tig lo the terror of some 150.000 homrl"ss. Groups of workers attempting to dis? their wav throueh the blocked hisVixvav to Peltleo. 100 miles south ol Quito, were reported buried 1 under a landslide loo'xert by the new tremors. U Shoot-to-!;ill orders were Issued * (o (ronps guarding Pelileo aeninst looting bv (lie wild tribe of fiiila 1 ;- ara Indians. Defense Minister Manuel Diaz Granados said one band of Snlnsacas had been driven off when ca''<rht ransacking the ruitis. The Snla.sncas have been Che fiercest warriors Ir the Andes ve- cinn for 400 yenrs. Driven out ol Bolivia by the Turn? centuries a™o they have harassed Krwlnrnn c ilemonts nvrn in mortfrn times. Continnincr landslides and sul- phnrnus fimie.s onzinc From i: ere vines hive terrorized the coun- tryfolk who escanpd the worst ef- f<*r[<s of the rorks. This cor re-non dent flew over the area yesterdiw to Amhrvto \vi(l some of the U.S. Air Forte trans- Method is* Youths In Osceolo Study Christian Beliefs youth wed: activities for Osceo- a's Methodist Youth Foundation will close tomorrow night, with the (inal session of a three-day study course on "Christian Beliefs." The week's activities started Sunday when the Weslyan Service Guild entertained with a s"pi>er, a forum led by Ray Woolen and recreation conducted by Miss Nancy Caldwell followed. Monday's special activities Included attei.dance at a sub-district meeting st Wliitton. The reci'fa- tlon fnr this meeting was directed by Mrs. I.ec Anderson o/ CJosnelJ, and n picnic later was supervised hj the Rev. and Mrs. Billy Douglas Dell's delegation w: in charge ol the worship service. Miss Annette Whistle, was in charge nnd <he tallowing participated: Missies Ella Mne Dixon. Christine Doljbs, Edna Peoples. Vailimia Slu'pphrrd am* Vir?rm Moodie. Miss Charlie Ruth Hlankenship sang, "An Evening Prayer." JinunEe James, a member of the Osceola foundation and vice- president of the sub-diflrict. presided at (he business session, SCHOOL EQUII'AIENT TO HE K.MIIBITKU—Governor Sidney Me Tuesday murked the first in the • Math ai>d his sons, Phillip and Sandy, arc shown here Inspecting part o ect?on C o" 1 fhc S< '' ri ''v' "o^' " *~ " Sl '' 1<ml c " ull " nclU "'"Wls wliith lias been arranged for a tour of th air to Feature Swine Exhibits $2,500 in Awards S«t Aiide for B«t at Exposition helping ont In the lift" which is drnpnhie little air- food and medical -supplies to isolated towns. Pelileo, a town of 3.500-poptiIn- tion. resembles a garbage dump surrounded bv bright preen grass and trees. Not a hmisn escaped damage. Block after block is a jurnble of adobe walls and bamboo poles. Ciouds of dust still hung over many areas which have had no rain. Penal farm Inquiry Shrouded by Secrecy LITTLE ROCK, Autr. 10. Ol'J— I Secrecv continues to shroud a Pu- la.skt County grand jury's probe into conditions at the county penal farm. The grand jury completed its investigation late Monday bi't no statement will be made public until the "full veuort" is handed Circuit Judge Gus Fuld Friday mo ruing. No reason was given for withholding the jury's findings. The grand jury was called into session last week after two county prisoners had died at the farm. 1. Bagley. pastor of the First Methodist Church in Blytheville. These studies were preceded on Tuesday with a supper, served by the Women's Society circle of Christian Service, with Mrs. B- H. Burns chairman, and forum led by Miss Pegey Douglas. Blood Given in Vain To Save Life oi Boy MAGAZINE. Ark.. Au?. 10. (AP) —A leukemia victim for whom LhR Mate's peacetime soldiers gave their blood in vain, will be buried here today. He is ten-year-old Roger O Yancey .son of Air, and Mrs. J. Q, Yancey. who was -stricken April 1. Recently members of . Logan slate to acquaint school patrons with the latest innovations in class room equipment. The tour will gel under way next week. Girl, With Incurable Cancer, In Crash En Route to Doctor ANNISTON. Ala.. Aug. 10. (/r>— Janice's trip to New Yorlr A little jnrl sat o,uietly and un- | animation by a specialist" afraid as a plane taking her to a date with a cancel- .specialist crashed while taking off vcslerday. for County Arkansas National Guard units donated blood for several lrp,nsr.i.'.ion,'; for Ihe child in an niccesful effort to check the ciLs- ea.se. Returned 1 here about ten days ago, Roeet died-at his parents' home yesterday. Project at Foye*tevi//e Is Assured of Backing LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Aug. 10. tff>i — University of Arkansas researcher. 1 : probing vitamin deficiencies of white blood cells were assured nf financial support yesterday. The National Institutes of Health in Washington announced renewal of grants totalling $19.656 to the University in order that the work now in progress at the medical school here may continue. The National Institutes i nounced the award of 217 grants Jo tailing $2.056.426 to institutions iver the nation. Nor was she afraid to board another plane which left an hour later tor New York. N T o one aboard was injured as the pilot "fihnly broucht the ship down, after it hit a clump nf trees. Doctors said five-ycur-old Janice Mender? hns .sarcoma, a dangerous much of a chance. The AnniMnn Star sponsored an appeal which raised $500 to finance Janice and her father. M. A. Med ders. a garage mechanic, boarded privately owned plane before daw Lions Club Members See Agricultural film today. The pilot. W. F. Oswalt, dew splashed across the wbidshiel and he hit a ch'mp of tree.s ne the runway. He cut the switch at brought tlie pliine down right sii Jan and her father Pigs are pigs, but on September I, the second day of ihe Northeast ,1-kansa.s District Fair in Blythe- .lle. Judges will decide which are ood, which arc better and which re the beat, The Swine DivUton of the fall Iraws as many entries ILS any of the epartnientA. and this year $2,500 rill be g I von in awards to those aradin? the best hogs In the "Pa- ade o! Winners" to be conducted he day before (he fair closes. Garth Castlio of Blytheville ha* teen named superintendent of U« iwlne show. The distribution o ji-ifce money will be on--a poin basis, aiid ihe enlrte.s will be Judgct «i the toUl number of points. A. ii&h as $150 a point may be paid. Mr. Castlio has said rhat Septem boi 15 has been set as i deatllin- 'or nolifyin ghtm of entries. There u-ill be mature, Junior uni •enior yearlings and all breeds u'p- ic.voiUed in the show, but no exhibitor can steal the whole show because no more than two awards nay be received by an exhibitor In any one chi.Ts. Mr, Castlio and other general superintendents are warning entrants not to forget the "Parade of Winners", bccau.se winners not jnt- •aded forfeit their winnings. Duroc. Poland China, Spoiled Poland Cl'.inp. Hampshire. Bci'V.slnvc. Chester White ami O.I.C breeds are include.? In the judging. CastHo Hicthei.s Farms at Luxor a were winners in many events last year. Slanlpy Pepper from Armorel. and several entrants from Missouri also exhibited winning animals. iroup o/ Negro Parents nter Suit for Equal du cation in Georgia VALDOSTA, G»., Au f . It. (AP) —A inull rruup *f N>[ro pureiiLs br«i(ht wit In federal courl denundloc f^uil eduentlon- al ficiiltlrj Cor their children In Urorjii. The suit, Inroklnit (he Hlh amendtuent to the U.S. Constitution, was ral«rrd BRatatt the lr- win County Board of tducalion and Khoot suprrlntrndent. Tlie »ull WMS pulterned after tlul successfully fought through In thr federal courts by Negro parent! In King George Cuunty, Va. modeiinjc of the structure will be opened at 1:30 pin. Thursday. August 25. Carlson said Ihe modernisation ill cost approximately $150,000. Deadline for Franchise Taxes Extended by State LITTLE EOCK, Aug. 10. CAP) — The deadline for payment of state franchise (axes by cov|x»aUon& laws extended to Aug. 15 today by Gov- ernor McMath. The deadline would have been today. MoMalli said he extended the deadline at. Ihc request of Revenue Commissioner Dean Morley and Slate Treasure J. Vance Clayton. The commissioner and tile state tteasine -sp.id -so many of the franchise taxes still were unpaid that additional lime would be beneficial to tjoth the corporations and the stale. Philippine President Asks For Pacific Union •Treaty WASHINGTON, Au«. 9 (AP) — Philippine President Elpkllo Quir- !m> yesleiday urged the Untied Stales to support a non-military I'ucifie union once it has been formed (o help prevent Asia from be- in? lost to Communism "by default." Qulrino. here on an official Yi a.s guest of President Tinman, voiced hi.s pica for U.S. assistance against tlie "advnncinR tide ot Cmn- munLsm" in a speech before the Senate. lie nl.so £[K)ko before the House. The major pail of Ills Senate speech was dev.iteti lo Ihe Pacific, union idea in which the Philippine cliicf cxeuuiivD has Laken Ihe iniiiniivc. 74 Greeks Forbidden Exit by U. S. Authorities A film. "Master of the Snil" was shown to the Blythcville Lloiis Club at the • luncheon meeting at the Hotel Noble yesterday. The film showing how science, manufacturers and farmers work together for improved production. showed recent developments in farming. It was screened by Charles Moore. Following the film a short performance was given by Harmon E. Baker, a mcmers of the Memphis Lions Club and a physical therapy ces. All had Greek passports. equipment distributor, using amateur magic. Pinky Yosvell of Montgomery, Ala. was the only guest. NEW YORK. Au?. 9. 'API— -F-Hl- pniJ Government officials today barred H Greeks from .sailing nn the Pol:?h liner Baton*- the vessel on whl:h Communist Gcrhart Ei.s- ler escaped last May. Immigration Service officials wouM give no reason for the acUon. The 14 persons, most of them young, well-dressed turn \vith lots of ba^sa^f., were halted a; the gangplank an haur before- the Batory sai'cd for Europe. They were taken fo immigration .Service offi- Ash to Incorporate LITFLE ROCK, Aug. 10. W)— The Logan County Motor Co.. of Booneville yesterday filed artlclei of incorporation at the Secretary ol State's office. Authorized capllal was listed as 550.000. Iticorporators: Trnclt Rancy. Booneville; Raymond Allen. Albert C. 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