The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 18, 1949 · Page 11
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 18, 1949
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WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 1949 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN. OBITUARIES Mrs. G. W. Lane, Pioneer, Dies ^Funeral Tomorrow For Charter Member Of First Baptist Church funeral services for Mrs. Martha Rye Lane, 87, who was bom here In 1862 before the wilderness site was known as Blytheville, will be conducted tomorrow at 2:30 p.m al (he first Baptist Church by the Rev. P. H. Jernlgan, pastor of the Calvary Baptist church. Mrs. Lane died early I his morning at her home at 112 West Mntn following an illness of about four months. She was the widow George W. Lane, a farmer, who died several years ago. Mrs. Lane's father was given a land strip h this area after the Mexican War and he moved here with his family. Mrs. Lane was the' oldest living charter member of the First Baptist church, and she mis one of the two charter members who burned the note which showed the church debt free seviral years ago. Her parents helped establish the first school as well as the first church in this area. They gave land and room and board to the first teacher. Mrs. Lane is s' vived by two daughters. Mrs. o. R. Bedford of -Htotheville and Mrs. J. W. Johnson 9 Austin, Tex., and a son. Will Lane of Blytheville; five grandchildren, and five great grandchildren. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery under the direction of Cobb Funeral Home. Mrs. Lane had received much recognition for her hobbies of gardening and crocheting, and a' character sketch of her, appearing in an old issue of the "Courier News" stated: "Mrs. Lane is a splendid Christian woman who always has time to be progressive, sympathetic and kind her children adore her. and failing health has deprived rrany civic clubs to be deprived of her presence." The sketch was written by Mrs. C. E. Crigger, who explained that Mrs. Lane's mother also, has ". een "a noble woman of the real pioneer days, having lived In what is known as Rye settlement, and often going on horseback to care for other settlers in this »rea." Truck Driver Faces Felony Charges Here Preliminary hearing (or James Wesley Ferguson, 24, Yarbro truei driver on a charge of rape, wa.s cou- linued until Monday In Municipal Court this morning, Ferguson WHS arrested Sunday night by .sheriff's deputies and charged with molesting his nine- year-old niece by marriage late Sundny, A charge of rape was filed against him by Deuputy Prosecuting Attorney Arthur S. Harrison yesterday. According to the sheriff's office Ferguson Is alleged to have picked up the girl while fishing near Yarbro and took her to a nearby cot- ion gin where the attack Is alleged to have occurred. In other action Harold Koonce forfeited a $5 bond on a charge of sjieeding. FDR, Jr. 16-Y ear-Old Girl Dies Of Car Wreck Injuries PINE BLUFF. Ark.. May 18—«>| —A spinning automobile which overturned four times claimed the life of Miss Wanda Thompson, 16, of Rlson, Ark., today. Miss Thompson died in a Pine Bluff hospital early this morning. She suffered oiultiple cuts and bruises and Internal Injuries when an auto overturned near here early Monday, Two other persons, who were Injured in the wreck, still are hos- pitllized here. Continued from P>« 1 term*, vaulting from there to the White House. One enthusiast demanded "When are you going to run for governor?" The new Congntsman, third of the Roosevelt sons, responded: "I can answer that very simply. I have only on* ambition and Hint Is to serve the people of my district and my country to the utmost of my ability." The Tammany HH!| candidate. Slialleck. plveu the Democratic nomliifltlon denied younis Roosewll, was his chief rival In the election. FOR Jr. centered his campiign (ire on the »nclenl Manhattan Democratic organization Just us his hither had battled THmmnny In his flrsj political Job us • stale senator move lhan 35 years ago. In turn, the Democratic nrea- nltntlon denounced Youns Roosevelt as «n interloper in the rtlslrict and us a playboy trylnft to trade on tils father's name. The Republicans also attacked him. and Ihe Ameri- cn Labor Party lashed him bitterly. Tlie special election In the M«n- attan West Side District filled a vacancy caused by the dealt! of Democrat Sol Bloom, who had won 13 strnleht terms there. .Many political observers thought the tremendous outpouring of voters far exceeding pre-election estimates, definitely marked the Roosevelt scion as a man with a polliiciil future. BHS Trio, Quartet Present Program At Lions Luncheon Tiie hleli scliool choral club's slrls 1 trio and boys' quartet presented R musical program to the Blytheville Lions tin- luni'li- pon meeting m the Hotel Noble yesterday. The two f IO^IM were dliwtod unit introduced by Mrs. Wilson Henry, director of Ihe Choral Dcunrtinrnl of the Blytheville HlRh School, The boys' quartcl Ls composed of Jlmtnv Lowe. P. H, JrtulRtui. Jiick Elllolt mid R. C. Allen, nml Jim Lancashire was the HccojMjKiMtf.Ht. The girls', trio t.s composed of Jo Ann Trlesciimrtnn. president of the Glpe Olub. Mary Margurct Auten and Vivian Tiiylor. Belly Nell Holland was the accompanist. Also pavliclpiUInK in the program WAS Mn'y Jo FMIon. who presented a vocal solo. Miss Trle.srh- mann sang a solo number. Ray WorlhliiEton. a former member of the Blythpville I.ious, now of Jone.sboro, was the only Russians Claim More 'Firsts' in Inventions LONDON, May 18— U?)— Russia laid claim to still more inventions today. The Moscow Radio said the naval orpedo was Invented In the early 1860's by one Alexandrovsky; the ractor was invented in 1785, by a man named Vankomov, and the process of rolling armor plate was thought up by one Vaslli Pyatvo. Previously, Moscow has claimed Russians conceived the electric light, radio, penicillin, the airplane and a long list of others. Blytheville Man Dies in Marine *£orps Hospital Rhaford L. Lamb, 49, died yesterday at the United States Marine hospital in Long . Island, N. Y. where he had been a patient for more than a year, and his body • will be returned here for burial. , Word of his death was, receivec her* by Mrs. John roster," sister" ol Mrs. Lamb, who was with her husband when he died. Funeral arrangements are incomplete, hut his body will be at the Cobb Punera 32 Boys Registered For New Cub Scout Unit or nine and 1'J were registered lust night for Cub Pack No. 4. spun- sored by the Fir. Christian Church The boys had been meeting since PHONE RATE Continued from P*g« 1 K distance rale increase would \dd about 15 per cent to the company's gross revenues In tills state. Me fuUt Mult the company also Is valsliiK Ihe directory advertising rales and that the Increase In revenue for Ihe company Is necessary if It is to attract Investment funds with which lo fhmncc expansion ol Hie system to meet the demands of the customers who now cannot fiel telephones because of lack of facilities In Hie 14 exchunaes In Ihe state. "Our earnings In Arkansas." Mr. lUnkskin said, "me less than three IKM- cent on the capltol Invested and compare favorably with those of Industry In general with which, we must compete tor the Investor's dollar. I.nnee Sunn Spent "Since the war Hie company has s]if ill $^3,000,000 on service Improvement and expansion In Hie state nankson explained. The number ol telephones hi service has Increase? from 114,000 to 180.000. 'When the war ended," Bimks<ir 'said, "Ihe company utilised all Its remaining margins of plant anc overloaded Its iJiellUtr.s lo service; to as many wnltlng cilstomevH ns possible. Since then, the company 1ms hud lo ndil it full com Missco Boy Scout 'ommitteemtn to Meet tallon of award* to i er the play. I children «ft- of- CommlttMihen and dUtrlct Icers from the South County District of the Boy Scouts, will meet at T:30 tomorrow night at lie Kelser High School, H. r. Ohlendorf of Oeceola, d lit r let chairman, aunmmced today. Mr. Ohlenctoif explained that re- n't.s were to include that of the idvaucementr chairman, the Rev. L. 1' Ijiwrence of Oftceola, In regard ,o plans for a court of honor and a court of review for advancing the Seoul* In that district. PI mis will also be made rrlnttve lo .summer camping activities for the scouts In that area. !>ec'M Mill, and many others In mlnlulnre. There will be a pteseu- ANCIENT AGE IS THE Say U . . . With Kluwcrt THE FLOWER SHOP nieiieu* ttnlldlni PIMM «4»] *r 1147 Read Courier News Want Ada Home after arriving here. Mr. Lamb was born at Wardell. Mo., and moved to Blytheville after he married Miss Pearl Roach, native of Blytheville. He left Blytheville and Joined the merchant marines as an electrician, seven years ago. Hia wife and son. George Roach Lamb survive him. The son is at sea somewhere near Italy, and it has not been determined whether or not he can return for the services. Other survivors include his father, George Lamb, formerly of Caruth- ersvilJe. Mo., now. living al Lafayette, 'La.; two sisters,'Mrs'. Oscar Ifailey of Houston. Tex,, and Mrs. Lorelle Williams o( Louisville, Ky.: and it brother, Herman Lamb of New Orleans, La. Driver Is Exonerated In Blytheville Man's Death Following Wreck At a hearing before Justice of the Peace Richard Thomas In Osceola this morning. Worthy Dansaw of Joplin. Mo., was exonerated In the death Friday of Brantley D. Baker. fa. of Blvtherille. According to officers, Mr. Lansaw was the driver of a truck which was involved in the accident near Dyess Friday which was blamed for Mr. Baker's death. Mr. Baker died at his home here Friday night r,f a paraletic stroke shortly after having received treatment for shock suffered In (he accident. Mr- Landshaw testified at the hearing that the car driven by Mr. Baker was (raveling at a fast rate of speed and struck his truck when he attempted to make a turn. He stated thaj ' )e hac ' B iv en a proper signal for a turn but that Mr. Baker apparently did not see him. , ,, ... . . nlrincnl of plant at, ixMwar prices March 31 without a sponsor, and ,„ serve each added telenhonc, Since Jnnunry 1, 1011. H has Increased telephones by abiml 48,000, or 38 per I'C'iit. lull hud lo Increusc its Investment by more than $17,500.000. or more thiin double. "The comimny cannot depend on profits retained In the business for these funds. Us earnings are not of Dial order, Money for expansion and Improvement has to come from the new jnarter of the pack is lo date back to Dial date. Meeting at the First Christian Church last nl&jhl, the Pack leaders outlined plans lo dividing Ihc pack into 'our aens. with Iwo pliui- ued for the east and two for the west part of town. Mrs. E. M. Holt and Mrs. Unny iVeedman are tc be den mothers for .hose in the east part of towli, and vtrs. Hare Braiiley and Mrs. Jiiiucs Westbrook for the western division. The troop committee of the Ihurch is planning for the pack's next meeting to be a picnic at Walker Park, June 2, Ratify Constitution STUTTGART, Germany, May 18 —W>—WuerttemberK-Baden ratified West Germany's new constitution today by a vote of 80 to 10, will only the Communists In opposition. It was the first state pirll ment to ratify. Education Commissioner Appoints an Assistant LITTLE ROCK, May 18- -tiVi— literally millions of |>eople whose savings In one way or another are Invested In the telephone business." "We cannot compel the Investment of lhasc snvhiRs in the telephone business. We must offer prospects of reasonable and regular earnings." School Event Delayed* WILSON 1 . Ark., May 18 — The kindergarten promotion piny which was to be given Filduy ul|iht IIIM Education Commissioner A. B. been postpoued lo Tuesday, May Bonds today announced the ap- at 7:30 p.m. It is lo be a cowboy pointment of Miss Vivian Slecd as play wilh Gene Aulry, Roy his administrative assistant. Miss Steed, who has been with the Education Department for six years, was promoted from supervisor of teacher certification. She replaces Miss Elizabeth RoUigcrber, resigned. El Dorado Aldermen Stick to Rent Controls EL DORADO, Ark., May 18. I.Ti— The El Dorado City Council has refused, by a vote of 7-1, to lift rein, controls here. The council completed a public hearing on rent controls Monday night. ADAMS APPLIANCE CO. LARGEST-SELLING 5-YEAR-OLD STRAIGHT KENTUCKY BOURBON '1 line tmiM >K- a ir^Mtn wliv Anrleixt ,\x<- i-. rn.M t liuitr ;nnoiig niillioin of iliui I n^ inn in tncn] A uric n i j\#c bun a nnloiic f^Me, A niflltiucr H^vor ihxt U ilnlincliv* 'I Havor i* i^iuird by itir iVtlt til kcnim ky'i iniitt tatnoin tlUtillcu, liy i.urlnl haiidliiig, by (muling .11 tin- pr.iV. nf H>I\OI aflrr r, yr^H of jjrm'iom mcllou-iitg in lite nitV. Ettiy :i %in^lc bx>ltlr nf Ancimi A^e Shaigln Kriiiiir ky Bom I Kin \\1iiiVey, . KM joy it in a lii^hb^ll, in a .iil, or si|i il I ItoiiJililfiiHy, ". ^'<ll^ll M^iet It'i "llic wUiikey Aj^c in 'n\ H^vnr". ANCIENT AGE WORLD'S URGEST-SELUNG StflROLD SmdlfiHT KENIUCM 1BUIBON S1IIIIHI MUIIW «mitT M ROM HKIHI AH KSIILIIH ii., lUHIMt, IT. The SECRET of Rothrock's EXPERT Prescript inn Service ROTHROCKDRUGCO. I'IKINi: 44M Su«kclw»V< DUM tliUt lum, h'l w ThU quick bruili-iipi, mtft back Into petite* ilua«| lljh»««, Mtitr I* »pef*l& Ami th* beiuly laMtl PUrtb won't «hip M ct lum k f repre*!, i »MlW pro»L choOM Irom bnutifal ml- or*... brinj wlodow mtu uremenli. So incipeMivet CiHtom - n«4e «itjr. C«M ahooM from kewiUM Mter* ...»k for HtlBuU wHhrat oblloUon. BUILDERS'SUPPLY CO. Inc. W. H. P«H J. WibM Httirt So. lllway II Fb«M ttU GUARANTEED SERVICE ON • HefriKerators Hotisrhnld — Commercial * • • • Air Conditioning * • • • Radios—Record Players + + + • Washers Sy,ifrf Compar* ford's n«w iryling. The New Yofk Faihioo Academy judged it "Fashion Car of "49." See uphoJtlery you'd welcome In your living room. S*« a r*ally new power plant. (Ford alone often you choice of 100 "hofi«" V-8 engine or 95 "horu" Six.) OneMan on a Tractor Chops up to 30 Acr«t a Day....Replaces 25 to 30 Hot Hands... the Machine Pays For Itself the First Year. Her«'i th« on»w«r to lh« firjf chopping of cotton planti. Eversman CHOPPER works like o hand ho«. Revolving cutter* mounted at on angie to the row slice through it ond chop clean. Plants and weed growth chopped ore taken out of the rows and placed between them wher» they can be turned under by the next cultivation. No cotton grower can offord to b« without thii chopper It has saved more than its initial cost on as few as 90 ocres. Free floating, individually gauged cutting hoes move up and down according to ground level—eliminate possibility of cutting too deep or skipping on uneven ground. The EVERSMAN CHOPPER is driven from the power takeoff. No ground driving wheels and no slippage. No depth levers to adjuif. No iteering. Down the row chopping — same ai cultivating. One man and tractor chops up to 30 acres a day. Replaces Al ~ 25 to 30 hoe hands. Comes in two- and four-row sizes. Get 'he facts today on this new, improved chopper. Priced to fit the average farm. 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