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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

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TWELVE BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, MAY 16, 1949 Guardsmen Get Target Practice Company 'M' Members , Return by Airplane 4' From Camp Robinson The 42 enlisted men and two officers of the Company "M" of the IHtlonal Guard, In Blylhcville, re- himed from two days of ranee fi r - ln( »t Camp Joseph T. Robinson. BC«r Little Rock at 5:30 yesterday. j The men were returned home by C-tt's of the 441st FiRhter Squad- rett from the Arkansas National Ou»rd unit at Little Rock. i.Capt. James R. Recder said that l successful range firing ws completed, and that many of the B!y- theville company members qualifier! for badges, which arc to be awarded at a regular drill meeting In the ne«r future. Practice, fire was conducted for ihe Guard Units from about six Arkansas towns, Saturday, and tin; record fire took place Sunday. •. There were three divisions of the tiring, and those with the -highest mark in tlie three divisions from Blytheville included: ': M-I Rifle—James P. Doyle. 18f>: Douglas. 115: and Carlton Pierce 1T3. "Carbine—James K. Travis. 184. Chester Myers. 182. and John R Johnson, 181. Pistol, Billy D Shun- eyfelt, 297: Harvey L. Keel, 225, and Jack D. Mick. 221. The range firing was held in preparation for a summer camp to be conducted in August. Obituaries TRANSPORT Continued Irojn Page 1 Herman Walpole Dies; Funeral 2 p. m. Tuesday Services for Herman Walpole, 59, will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Cobb Funeral Home by the Rev. P. K. Jcrnlgan, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church. Mr. Walpole, who had been a resident of Blytheville since 1904, died at his home shortly after mid-night, tills morning. He was l»rn In Mayfield, Ky., Sept. 9. 1889. He was associated in business here (or al- mos t 25 yciirs. until ill health caused his retirement about seven years ago. Mr. Walnole Li survived by his wile. Mrs. Herman \Vnlpolc. secretary at the Blytheville Chamber o( Commerce office, two daughters, Mr=. J. P. Etchicson ol Blytheville and Mis. J. W. Slilnn of Harrison; a brother, Horace Wal|>olc ol Bly- thcvtlle. and two grandchildren. Earl Wllron. nil)y Meiurg. J. D. Lunsford. Russell Oa.skln, Joe Travis and worth D. Holder will be active pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will Include: E. R. Jackson, John Criuer, County Jurtpc Roland Green. C. O. Graves. C. W. Wfovd. Arthur RusliliiR, R S. Harris. J. H. Doan. Jack Oxment. J. J. Moore. Ed Poster. N. W .Kvle, Herman Cross, Jess niiracU, Curt. Bartholomew and Russell BaiiRh. Burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery. Scout Program Expanded by Church Sponsors Blytheville FFA Chapter Stages Annual Initiation Funeral Services Conducted for Brontlev D The Lloyd Chapter of the FM- ture Farmers of America, the Blytheville chapter, completed Its annual initiation program Friday night, with approxim-tely 160 students participating In the program. The activities Included H hayridc. welner roast and skating party, prior to the initiation ceremonies. The first-year students receiving their F. P. A. membership cards %ere: Bobbv Berry. Melvln Boyd. Tommy Callis. Leo Duclos. Bobby Garner, Jerry Halsell. Virgil HaiiT ley, Robert Harrison. Mack Hay, Mel! Hi>y. Thomas Holder, Frank Hood, John Hornbnrpcr. Muck Koonce, Richard Martin. Billy Mayo, Gerald McCaslIn. Billy Metheny, John Mitchell. Gordon Pierce, James Price, Elmer Richard»on, Tom Strabling. Milton Sylvester, Charles Taylor. Herald Trice. Billy Joe Walters. Williamson and Bobby Vickery. The group is sponsored by Freeman Robinson, and chape rones tor the activities included W. D. Tommey, high school principal. Mr. and Mrs. Robinson and Mr. and Mrs. Falrfleld Johnson. Services tor Brantley DuboscB'ik- er. 62. were to be conducted at 'I p.m. today at the Cobb Funernl Chapes, by the Rev. p. H. Jcrnknn. raster of the Calvary Baptist Church. Mr. Bilker died Friday nlpht nl his home at 2221 Marjiavcl Street He had been dismissed from th" Walls Hcsnltal only a few ivtlnulre. after receivinc treatment for shock nnd minor injuries received in an accident, when he suffered a stroke and dteci. Mr. Bilker, a sister Mrs. Lizzie Henry, with whom he lived, and brother, were returning from Hot Sprincs when the accident occurred. He was receiving treatment there for a paralytic stroke, recently suffered. Mr. Baker's brother, S. C. B?kcr nf Long Beach. Calif., was drlvin-: the car in which the three were riding, when H collided with a truck, making a turn near Dyass gin al Luxora. He was born al Charleston. Miss- but hnil lived here for a long lime, and was a retired grocerman. resenting the Osccola Times. Representatives of three other Arkansas newspapers were also aboard. They were: Joe B. McGee reprcsentaling the 1/1K Cabin Democrat of conway; Howard C. Stuck, Jr.. the Marked Tree Tribune, and Miss Prances nccrstecher of the Malvern Dally Record. All aboard agreed that this plane had to be seen to be appreciated. H l.i • *. double-deck craft, accom- ortatlng 92 passengers on tlie top deck and 76 on the lower deck, •Hie "Constitution lias a wing- snrcad of 189 feet and its rudder is as tall as a five-story building, making It almost 10 feet higher than the Hotel Noble. Cruising at n "retarded" speed of 220 miles per hour, the St. Louis- Memphts trip was miule in slightly over nn hour, and some added time was userl In circling Memphis. Fighter Kurort Provided The "Constitution" .is met about 15 miles north of Blytheville by an escort., of four F-51 Fighter planes from the Tennessee National Guard. Each of the four engines of this plane has a total of 1.40(1 horsepower Its propellors on Ihe in^ hoard enr.lnes arc r«'v?rslh|p. and are iiottl to br-ikc the plane r-i landtngK. "Hie purpose of this [Hunt wax two-fold: The Nnvy not only wanted to dtsntav ">e world's lamest rommcrcinl plane, k was also using It to promote a recruiting drive, to secure young mm with I wo years of college for enlistment as Naval \vialion Cadets. New Orleans Nrit Slop The Constitution w'll he on display at the M"n>ph1,' Municipal Airport on the Army side until 8 n.tn. tonight, and will he on (liMilav rraln tomorrow from 10 a.m. until a p.m. It will leave Wednesday for Ne«.v Orleans. T.t. Commander Charles (Timlilvl liters of movie fame, bonrtfccl the nlonc nl M-mnhls. and will r-in"in with tli" "line ri'evv for two vr-» t Flows holds a comniivilon In the Naval pp'rvve. in-l Is u"''n""c>lnv !*n annual two-weeks training pcr- Ind. The "Ccimtitntlnn" cnn fly at :inn miles rjer hour, lias pres«iirl/ert onb'ns. whVh s'llmvs H lo flv as hi"h as 25 nod feet, nnrt (lie total ^orseoower rnTlncs Is three times thr»t of a railwnv Diesel locomotive The pinnc'ti fuseinije can hold a train, comnrlshi" Ilio lavje^t nnll- mon rar ever hulH. nlo? M)'' ?*-^ n *f fre1"'i* c^r. fnd conver^tionnl railroad flat car, with enough room Cub Pack No. 4. completing family group of Boy Scouts sponsored by the First Christian Church will meet tomorrow at 7p.m. at the church to complete organization the Rev. Lester D. Strubhar. hcac of the sponsoring unit, announced today. The Rev. Mr. Strubhar expllancc! that the Pack was merely complet ing re-ieglstratton with nations scouting headquarter, after the olt charier expired March 31. Until tha time the group was sponsored b Hie First, Mclhodisl Church. The Pack has hcen meeting: ularly since time, with :. I.S. British and French diplomat* M**t in Paris PARIS, May 16. Wj—American, British and French diplomats this nornlng plunged Into detailed preparations for the negotiations with Russia oil German questions In tlw Foreign Ministers Council. The council opens here May 23. The officials ' who met at 10:30 a.m. were Ambassador-at-Large Dr. Philip C. Jessup and State Department Counsellor Charles E. Bohlen for the United States; Sir Ivone Kirkpatrick, foreign office expert on Western Europe, for Britain, and Alexander Parodl, secretary-general of the French Foreign Ministry. Their talks arc being conducted in secrecy. nffiliatcd Cub Scouts, but they could not be re-registcrcd until they had a sponsor. Fred Callahan will continue as cub master. Other pack officers will Include Harry Bradley, assistant Cub Master; Eric Whltley, Hartley Hays. M C. Webb, William Boone and Jloycc Moore, pack committeemen, ami Mrs. Harry Wecdman, Mrs. J. T. Westbrook and Mrs. Harry Bradley, den mothers. R. A. Porter, district chairman. said today Hint the First Christian Church Is the only sponsoring or- Mniil7iiMon in Mississippi County with a complete Seoul family. The Seoul family consists of the new senior unit formed about two weeks aeo, the Boy Scout Troop 38, and ic'piii'k No. 4. The pauk should receive its charter in aboul a month. Negro Woman Wounded; Suspect Under Arrest Robert Pearson. Blytheville Negro Is being held In the county Jai here today on an open charge pend Ing the recovery of a Negro woman Margaret Lewis, who he is alleged t< have sliot during an argument a a Negro store on West Highway 1 yesterday. The Negro woman is In Blythevtlle Hospital suffering from a bullet wound in her head. Her condition was reported as fair by hospital attendants tills morning. Details of the shooting were not learned today as Deputy Sheriff Charles Sliort. who Investigated, wnb In Little Rock, but it was reported that the shooting followed trade alow, especially on steers; few medium and good lightweights aboul steady al 22.. 0-24.55 but bidding generally unevenly lower; opening sales heifers and mixed yearlings about steady; good and choice 23.50-25.25; odd lots to 25.50; com_ mon and medium 20.00-23.00; cows SHANGHAI, May IS. M"l — The | du)1 despite || g ht supply with some opening deals -iteady but general undertone unevenly lower; few good cows 19.50-20.00; common and medium beef cows 17.50-19.00. Reds Reported Knocking at Shanghai Gates Communists were knocking at the gates ol Shanghai today. Most foreign airlines were unending operations. The last evac- ees were scurylng » wa y- Communl- ations with the outside world were sharply reduced. But Shanghai still waited for the Reds with 10 great outward show of concern. The smashing efforts by . the Communists to take Woosung, the fortified section where the Yangtze and Whangp»o converge, have so far failed. Red Gen. Chen Yi's \vaniors have been »t the edge of Woosung severs) times. Bu t they have not been able to stay there- Ships still °ome The Nationalists latest commu- nique says the Rods lost 500 dead and 600 prisoners around Woosung. Thwarted at Woosung the Reds jabbed at defenses around Hung Jao Airport. The Nationalists said they were driving them bac^ RENTACAR Drive Anywhere you Fleas* Simpson Oil Co. Phone 937 Livestock Icll over to hold a pusscngcr bus. The lop deck is completely outfitted In luxury liner iylc, includ- '•o!ii)>l<He.ly c'Uiipped rest rooms UK reclining scats, radio services, similar to n Pullman's, and n galley equipped l " dispense 300 hot meals each day. an argument at the store. The wo- | man was shot with a small caliber British-made pistol. NATIONAL STOCKYARDS 111, May 16. W>j—fUSDA>-Hogs 13,500: market active. 25 to 50 higher than Friday's average: bul* good and cholci 180-240 Ibs 19.00-25; top 19.25 paid mostly tor weights under 22* Ibs- bulk 250-300 Ibs 17.15-18.15; few to 1900- 140-"0 Ibs 17.75-1815: few to 19.00; 100-130 Ibs 15.00-17.50; _, good sows 400 Ibs down 15.75-11.00; g over 400 Ibs 14.00-15.50; stags 11.50- — 14.00. , | Cattle 4,500; calves 1,200; opening A hot-weather Drink Sensation! rams SOLDEN '49er Save Time* Money La bo i In Iho Blvtiieville Hospital. Sit- urdnv nljrht I'.e was the only child of Mr and Mrs. Everett The Cobb Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. | Plant Sinkers ! AC1D-DELINTED I Cotton Seed ! L. K. ASHCRAFT CO. \ C'lierrj i- Iliiilroad Phone 4493 .STUDEBAKE I'hone 888 Blythtville Woman Called On Radio Quiz Program • If Mrs. Morris Zellner of Blythe- Tllle had been listening to her radio Saturday night and to the "right program", she may have been able to answer a question for which she would have received, SSO.OOO. Mrs. Zellner received a telephone call from the Sine; It Again Program In New York City and answered the one question which entitled her to take ft chance In guessing the name of the person singing, which has not been guessed for several months. She did win a prize, even in all the excitement, and it was a set of automobile tires. Customs Service Promotes Former Blytheville Man James E. Crowe, son of Mr. and Mrs. W. M. Crowe of Blytheville. has been named vtuiR deputy collector by the United Stales Service and was placed in charge of the port of entry at Elkin, N. C.. it was learned here." Mr. Crowe has been connected with the U. S. Customs Service for trie past several years and received his promotion to acting deputy collector when Elkin was made an official Inland customs port. • He was a member of the Manila High School faculty and alhlclic coach at that school in 1926-27. He is a graduate of Ouachita College. Arkadelphia. Samuel Edmund Cable, Retired Farmer, Dies Funeral services for Samuel Edmund (Bo) Cable. 67. will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Assembly of God Church by the Rev. Charles Ncece. pastor. Mr. Cable, who had lived in Hlv- theville all his life, died al tl>c Baptist Hospital in Memphis, where he had been s patient since Inst Tuesday. He had been a farmer in this area for many years until he was employed by the Federal Compress ten ycnrs ago. "He had worked there from that time until his death. His wife Mrs. Grace Cable survives him. Other survivors include two daughters. Mrs. B'Otis Koonce and Mrs Coy Smith, of Blytheville and three sons. Carlos. Bill and Royce Cable, all of Blytheville. Burial will be In Elmwood Cemetery, under the direction of Cobb Funeral Home. A prediction that railway trains will be powered by atomic energs within 50 years has been made b.v R. L. Williams, pre.sldent ol the Chicago and North Western. CHANGE of LIFE? ,*ire you goinK through the (uo.ctlonm.1 •middle nge 1 period peculiar to women CIS lo 52 yrs-) 1 I>o« this make you Biitlcr from hot flashes, fe«l JO ncro- oiti, hlRh-Btmni;, tired? Then &o trj LycfU E. Plnkhnm'* Vegetable Compound to relieve xiich symptom*. Plnklmm'H Compound also has what Doctors c*ll & itom&chlc tonic effect I LY01A E. PihKHAM'S «£££££ SEEING IS BELIEVING! 1948 Studebaker Land Cruiser 1940 Chevrolet Tudor 1939 Chevrolet Fordor Sedan 1938 Chevrolet Tudor 1948 Sludebaker One-Ton Pickup 1946 Studebaker One-Half Ton Pickup 1941 Chevrolet One-Half Ton Pickup 1939 Dodge One-Half Ton Pickup. COLLINS Made with Seagram's Ancient Bottle Gin Sales Co. "Youi Friendly Studebaker Dealer" Railroad & Ash Phone 888 •STUDEBAKE Read Courier News Want Aus 14-Day Old Child Dies Futvral Service? lor Gloria Camacho. infant clauehler of Mr. and Mrs Manuel Comacho of- near Blytheville. were conducted yesterday at the Dogwood Ridge Cemetery. The child. H nays old. died al the Walls Hospital Saturday night. Her parents. live sisters and two brothers survive her. The Cobb Funeral Home was In charge ol arrangements. • • • Infant is Buried _ Gruvc.side services for Lawrcnc Liiitlull Everett II. infant son Mr. and Mis. Lawrence Everett, 31 Oak Street, were conducted yestcr day al Dogwood Ridge Cemetery b the Rev. E. C. Brown, pastor of 'h First Baptist Church in Blythe viilc. The baby died soon after birt ....do AVOID FREE 10-MCOMO BRAKE TEST I'iMODERNE BEAUTY SHOP 11 formerly lone'* Btantj SIM* l Mildred Vincent J SUrli Koderj r*?onD* W SULLIVAN-NELSON Chevrolet Co. Mt Weet Wmu»t Phm* *7S -t^y *-' O-<>^ f'-^- f~»''~ Cool, Smooth and Golden! '49er Collins: juice of 'A lemon, I ii-aspoantu] fine granulated sugar, I'/i oz. SKACIIAM'S Ancient Botilc'GlK. Slnike with cracked ice nnd pour unstrained inio a Collins yhss. Kill with carbon :ued water; stir nnc! serve wnh •lice of lemon and cherry. AN AMERICAN ORIGINAL PAYS THEIR FAIR SHARE! DISTILIED DRY DISTILLED FKOM AMERICAN GRAIN. 90 PROOF. SEAGKAM-DISTILLERS CORPORATION, NEW YORK TAX THE ONMD FOR SALE Concrete culverts. 1Z Inch to 4S inch, plain or reenforccd. Also Concrete Building Blocks cheaper than lumber for bams, chicken houses, pump houses, tenant houses, tool sheds. We deliver. Call us (or free estimate . . . Phone 631. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. Congress i» now considering INCREASING the rotes of federal income taxes on both business and individuals. More revenue ft needed to finance new govern- m? M programs and extensions — pay for national defense —fulfill foreign commitments. Ye« big business CO-OPS and other TAX-EXEMPTS continue to escape or ovoid federal income Eve* y income tox payer should inform his Congressman to "TAX THE UNTAXID, FIRST" before In- crpotirtg or adding taxes on thosf o* us wrio ore already poy-nq heavily. F«Ural incom* tax»» arc uiuolly lh« largtil tax«» w« pay- Wh«n onyont ii txcuitd from payma Udtral income rax»i, aH tht r«it of us hav. th«ir portion added onto our bill. WE pay mor» than our fair ihart. Th«r« or« a numbtr of th»i» fovortd fax «vacUr«. f robobly th« most flagrant or* co-op*rativ* corporation* doing 17 billioni in buimtit end avoiding »ox«» on mor* than a billion dollan in profltt «ach y«ar. Others or* to-called "Iruili" ond government buiineitei. Even colleges and univertities in recent y««" have bought and are operating factories and other commercial ventures for profit— tox fret, of court*. 1! your Income tax** and payroll deduction! are high—hSIi lax exemption i> one «f the major reatoni. FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OR ANY EXCAVATION ALL BUSINESS SHOULD PAY INCOME TAXES ON THE SAME BASIS NATIONAL TAX EQUALITY ASSOCIATION S.J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BLDG. BLYTHEVILLE ARK.

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