The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 18, 1949 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

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 born here In 1862 before the wilderness site was known as Blytheville. will be conducted tomorrow at 2:30 p.m at the First Baptist Church by the Rev. p. H. Jernigan, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church. Mrs. Lane died early I his morning at her home at 112 West Mali following an illness of about four months. She was the widow o George W. Lane, a farmer, v/h. died several years ago. Mrs. Lane' father was given a land strip ii this area after the Mexican Wa and he moved here with his fam ily. Mrs. Lane was the' oldest living charter member of the First Baptist Chnrch, and she was one of the two charter members who burned the note, which showed the church debt free several 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 1 viveri by two daughters, Mrs. O. R Hertford of t 'theville and Mrs. J. W. Johnson 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 hobbles 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 ir any 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 '. *en "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 area." Truck Driver c oces Felony Charges Here Preliminary hearing lor James Wesley Ferguson, 24, Yarbro true!: driver on a charge of rape, wa.s continued until Monday In Municipal Court this morning. Ferguson was arr&sted Sunday night by sheriff's deputies and charged with molesting his nlue- year-old niece by marriage late Sunday. 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 lo a nearby cot- ion gin where the attack Is alleged to have occurred. In other action Harold Kooncc forfeited » $5 bond on a charge of speeding. FDR, Jr. 16-Year-Old Girl Dies 3t Car Wreck Injuries PINE BLUFF. Ark., Ma'y 18—«•) —A spinning automobile which over- .umed four times claimed the life of Miss Wnnda Thomp.son, 16, o] Hlson, Ark., today. Miss Thompson died in a Pine Bluff hospital early thts morning Siie suffered multiple cuts am bruises and Internal Injuries whei an auto overturned near here earl; Monday. Two other persons, who were in jured in the wreck, still are bos pitillzed here. Continued from Pige t Irian, vaulting from tl*r« to the White HQUM. One enthusiast demanded "When are you going to run for governor?" The new ConsrMsman, third of the Roosevelt sons, responded: "I can answer th»t very simply. I have only one ambition and that Is to serve the people of my district and my country to the utmost of m.v abilliy." Tlie Tammany Hall candidate. ShalleL-k, given the Democratic nomination denied young Roosevelt. was his chief rival In the election. FDR Jr. centered tils campion Ire on the ancient Manhattan Democratic orcanliatfon Just as his father hart battled Tammany In his first political Job as » stale senator imre than X years aeo. In turn, the Democratic ore:! nlzatton denounced Youne Roosevelt as an Interloper In the district and ns a playboy trvln? to trade 01 his father's n«me. Tlie Republicans also attacked him. and the Amrrl- cn Labor Party lashed him bitterly The special election In the Man- attan West Side District filled a vacancy caused by the death of Democrat Sol Bloom, who had won 13 strnleln terms there. , Many political observers thought tne tremendous outpouring of voters far exceeding pre-election estimates, definitely marked the Roosevelt scion a-s a man with a political tut lire- ' BHS Trio, Quartet Present Program At Lions Luncheon 'Hie Mfih school chonil club's Kills' Irio uul boy*' quartet |ne- ienteci n musical program to Hie Blyllirvllle Uons Club, nt Iliclimcli- meeting RL ^' ie Hold Noble ytv>- terilny, The two tirogiu were directed nnrt Introduced by Mrs. Wilson Henry, director of the Cliornl Dciurliiienl nf tlie BlytlicvlUe Hish School. The toys' quartet Is coni|K>sfd of Jiinmv Ixiwe. P. H. JcVnlRnn. Jiick Rlllolt and R. C. Allen, und Jliu Ijincashtvo was the ncroinpniileM. The ?lrls' trio Is comixised of Jo Ann Trleschmnnn, nirslilcnt of Ihr GlP* Club, Mnry Mnrgarrt Aulen iind Vivian Taylor. Ilelly Noll Hol- Innd was llwi accompanist Also pnrllclpiitliiK In Ihc pro- KrRin was M'>ry Jo Kulon. who presented H vocal solo. Miss Trh'sch- mami snug a solo numrjcr. Ray Worlhlncton. H former inimi- bci of the Blylhpvlllc Lions, now of Jone-sboro, w«s the only PHONE RATE Continued from P»g« 1 outh Miisco Bey Scout rommitteemen to Meet Blytheville Man Dies in Marine *£orps Hospital Rh*ford L. Lamb, 49, dicfl yesterday at the United States Marine hospital in Long... Island, N. Y. where he had been a patient foi more than a year, and his body will be returned here lor burial. .Word of. his death WAS, receiyec here by Mrs'. John Foster, sister o Mrs. Lamb, who was with her hus band when he died. Funeral ar nmgements are Incomplete, but hi body will be at the Cobb Funera Russians Claim More 'Firsts' in Inventions LONDON, May 18—W)—Russia laid claim to still more inventions today. The Moscow Radio said the naval orpedo was Invented In the early 860's by one Alexandrovsky; the ractor was invented in 1785. by a man named Vankomov, and the of rolling armor plate was nought up by one Vasili Pyntvo. Previously, Moscow has claimed Russians conceived the electric light, radio, penicillin, the airplane and long list of others. Read Courier News Want Ads Home alter arriving here. Mr. Lamb was born at Warden, Mo., and moved to Blytheville after married Miss Pearl Roach, a native of Blytheville. He left Blytheville and joined the merchant marines as an electrician, seven years ago. His 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 Caruthersville Mo., now. living at .Lafayette, 'La.; two sisters,'Mrs' Oscar Galley of Houston. Tex., and Mrs. Lorelle Williams of Louisville, Ky.: and a brother. Herman Lamb of New Orleans, La. Driver 1s Exonerated In Blytheville Man's Death Following Wreck ' At a hearing before Justice of tlie Peace Richard Thomas In Osceola this morning. Worthy Dansaw of Joplin. Mo., was exonerated in the death Friday of Brantley D. Baker. 62. of Blvtherille. According to officers, Mr. Lansaw was the driver of a truck which was involved In the accident near Dyess Friday which was Warned for Mr. Baker's death. Mr. Baker died at his home here Friday night r,f a paralelic stroke shortly after havin? received treatment for shock suffered In the accident. Mr Lamlshaw testified at the hearing that the car driven by Mr. Baker was traveling at a last ra'.e of speed nnd struck his truck when he attempted to make a turn. He stated that he had given a proper signal for a turn but that Mr. Baker apparently dirt not see him. 32 Boys Registered For Hew Cub Scout Unit Thirty-two boys bctwVcn HIP ngcs of nine and \'l were registered Inst ulglit for Cub Pack No. t. sponsored by the Fir Christian Church. The boys hud been meeting since Mnrch 31 without a sponsor, and tlie new Milliter of the puck Is to date back lo Unit date. Meeting at the First Clii'lsllnn Church last night, the Pack lenders outlined plans fo dlvtdtiiK the liack into 'our .icns. with two planned for the east and two [or the • part of town. Mrs. E. M. 1'olt ann Mrs. Hurry Veedman are tc be den mothers for liose in the ea^t i>art of town, and Irs. Hair;' Bradley and Mrs. Jiuncs Vestbrook for the western illvl- lon. The troop committee of the hurch is planning Cor the pack's ext meeting to be a picnic at Wnlkcr Pttrk, June 2. Ratify Constitution STUTTGART, Germany, May 18 — UP)— Wuerttemberg-Baden ratified West Germany's new conslitu tion today by a vote of 80 to 10. witl only the Communisls In opposi tion. It was the first state parll ment to ratify. ong dl.stnnre rale Increase wnulrt idil about 16 per cent to the com- mny's gross rpvonues iu this stale. He .said that the comitauy Hlso s laLsliiK the directory advertising ales unit that the Increase In rev- 'inie for the company is nece.s3»ry f II Is to nlliHvl Investment funds \vlth which Co fhmincc expansion of Hip system lo mcot the demands of the customers who now cumiol net leh'phoiH's bn'ause of lack of facilities In the 14 exchanges In the stale. "Our earnings til Arkansas." Mr. llankston said, "are less than three per cent on (lie capitol Invested and compare favorably with those of Industry In Kencrnl with which we imist compete ftir the Investor's dollar. I.nrcr Sunn S\itni "Since the wnr the company has spent $'.J3,0<KX(XH> on service Improvement mid expansion In the state Banksou explained. The number o telephones In service has lncrease< Iroin 114,000 to 180.000. 'When the war ended," Bnnksoi i.srvld, "the compiiny utilized all tt remaining mnr^his of plant am overloaded Us nicilHIes to brlni servliT to ns mnny wnlthiK customer ns [xisslble. Since then, the com pany lin.s Imd to iidcl n full com ptemcnt of pliint at postwar prices to serve each added telephone. Since Jnmmry I, 1047, It has Increased telephones by about 48.000, or 36 pcv rent, but hud In Increase Us Investment, by more- than $17.500.000, or more tliun double. "The company cuniiot depend on profits rclalni'd In the business for these funds. Its earnings are not of that order. Money (or expansion nnd Improvement has lo come from literally millions at people whose savings In one way or another are Invested hi the telephone business." "We cannot compel the Investment of those snvliiRs hi the telephone Commltteemen and dintrlct o(- Ircrs from the South Mississippi County Dlslilct of the Boy Scouts, will meet at 7:10 tomorrow night at lie Kelser High School, H. F. Ohlfii- lorf of Otceola, dUtrlct chairman, niuiunced today, Mr. Olilemlorf explained that re- 101 Is were to Include that of the advancement chairman, the Kev. L. I' ijtwrence of Oceola, In regard o plans for a court of honor and court of review for advancing the Scouls In that district. Plans will «lso be made relative o summer camping activities for In- scouts 111 that area, Hi Ion of award* to 1 r tlw play. I ehlldrtn aft- IYc<« Bill, anrt many olhm hi mlula'.me. There will be a prwen- ANCIENT AGE IS THE It . With Plowen THE FLOWER SHOP tttoncut «ttildin| »l *r 274? Education Commissioner Appoints an Assistant LITTLE ROCK. May IB-./Ti— Education Commissioner A. B. Bonds today announced the appointment of Miss Vivian Steed as nLs administrative assistant. Miss Steed, who IIRS been with tbe Education Depart men t for six years, was promoted from supervisor of teacher certification. She replaces Miss Elizabeth Rolhgerbcr, resigned. business. We must otter prosiwcls ol reasonable and regular earnings." School Event Delayed WILSON. Ark.. May IS — 'Hie kindergarten promotion play wh w:is In txr Riven Fvidny nlpht lias been ixwtponeri to Tuesday, May ttt 7:30 p.m. II Is lo be a cowboy play with Gene Aiilry, Roy Roger.s El Dorado Aldermen Stick to Rent Controls EL DORADO. Ark., Mtiy 18. f.'V.i — The El Dorado City Council hrw refused, by a vote of T-l, to lift rent controls here. The council completed a public hearing on rent controls Monday night, TMI MAYTAO CHIfTTAM ADAMS APPLIANCE CO. LARGEST-SEWNG 5-YEAR-OLD STRAIGHT KENTUCKY BOURBON 'I licir mini \tf -A irxM>n uhy Anritnt A^r \\ fnjt i hnjic ^nioiijc niiliiniu of dii( i i in i hilling (onMinici« t Aixirnt Age lini a iinlmic l^islc. A itirllovvei' <U\or (hat U Oiitirutivc aiul niiily tctognlretl. 'Ikt.ii HiiMir \* a\snrc<t h) ilir I ol Kriinii Vy'n nuni Mutoin <liAiil!ci», In t.nrlitl lun<lluip. liy iKinlin^ ^l tlir pc.ik of ll:iM»l a (let r t yc.ili of gnu-nnn mellowing in ihe r.nk, liny :i un^le lnHllr of Anrinn A^c .Sii.ii^lii KruiiKkv Bon i ^H»n Whiskey, iml.iv. V'[ijc>)- ii ft) a 1^^1)1)^11. Ln • nnkiail, 01 *i|i li t hon^litfnlly, "nr.u". Ynii'll itgirr il'i "llic u'liitkey uilh A#f in lit H-*vi»". ANCIENT AGE WORin LARGEST SRLIN6 5-tEHR-OLD STRAIGHT KENTUCKY IOURBQN SIHUHI IOUIIM w««irr unow >IK»IIUM mniiKt to., uimioii, IT. The SKCRBT <if Rothrock's EXPERT Prescripllon Service ROTHROCKDRUGCO. I'HONi: 4151 DuM «ki<U riflM •• liira, It'i M Thi. •luMi.wB *mt» fat quick brutb-npi, m*ft lock Inlo p*r(«M tktftl I I|M««, M»i<r u «p«at«. Ami tb* bunt? laxtl woa'l chip w «TMk. lun i* Crtpr*»( w«*lk«r-pro*(. chooM (ran k««utih>l wi- or« . . . brini wlidow m*tt- urcraenli. So inexpm<>(1 Cuitom - mmde ••!;. C«aM chiwH Iron beaiUM Mfen ...»k f.r MUtuU wHbMi obll|atlon. BUILDERS' SUPPLY CO. Inc. W. H. Pcaxi Hu, iitwair II «U4 GUjOMK/ Compare Ford'i new ityling. The New York Fa»nion Academy judged it "Faihion Car of '49." See uphotitery you'd welcome in your living room. See a really new power plant. (Fofd alone offers you choice of 100 "horse" V-8 engine Of 95 "hone" Six.) GUARANTEED SERVICE ON • ttefrij;era<<ira Household — Commercial • * * • Air Cdtulilinning • * * • Radios—Record ('layers + * * • Washers • Oa8 Kngines We I'ick Up & Deliver ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. 2M-ZM W. Main Phone 201 The III fHtlni, loew ertert dot. not "hai the ankle' It • *nui and enmtortabto hen. »t work at r»MiuM« eeet. One Man on a Tractor Chops up to 30 Acres a Day....Replaces 25 to 30 Hoe Hands... the Machine Pays For Itself the First Year. HerVi >h« answer to the first chopping of cotton plontj. Eversmon CHOPPER works like a hand hoe. Revolving cutters mounted at an angle to the row slice through it and chop clean. Plants and weed growth chopped are taken out of the rows and placed between them where they can be turned under by the next cultivation. No cotton grower can afford to be without this chopper It has saved more than its initial cost on as few as 90 ceres. 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 h driven from the power takeoff. No ground driving wheels and no slippage. No depth levers to adjust. No steering. Down the row chopping — same ai cultivating. One man ondjractor chops up to 30 acres a day. Replaces 25 to 30 hoe hands. Comes in two- and four-row sizes. Gef *he facts today on this new, improved chopper. Priced to fit the average farm. ,*•" > ~' . c "V—' "X USID ON CUlTtVATIN* TYPI 7«A«TO«S Phone 91 For Free Demonstration [Farmers Tractor & Truck Company Phone 91 Manila, Ark. ATTENTION Soybean Growers! DORTCHSOY NO. 2 SEED SOYBKAN^ Rt- cleaned. Tested und Tagged. PRICE |2.75 Per Bushel. 19l» Soybean Support Price 90% Parity. Priiduce more inybeant per mere hy planting DortehMj N*. highest rlelder In 1941 rlrld c«nt»t Seed For Saw By BLYTHEVILLE SOYBEAN CORPORATION ISUn West Main I'hone 856-857 SHEET METAL WORK Duel wnrk, hlnwpi|trs, gutter . all types. For expert call Taylor Laylon. Kt. 112 North Urit. Blytheville Tin Shop how much smoother you ride "Mid Ship" between whe*ls, not over them. ft«J how Ford's new "Hydra-Coil" and "Para- Flex" Springs blot out bumpj. Fee/ the new ''Mogk Action" of fully self-energizing brake*. Only Ford in its field offers you their 35% eaiier >top». And only Ford offers you the new 59% more rigid "lifeguard" Body and box-section frame. Tak. tht Wh«l...try tilt new Ford "Fe«l' at your FORD DEALER'S Vuvt Font DM'H krita yr* to hilen to Hi* Ft»4 AFIen Show, Sunrftj' E*tinr>ti— NBC NelAOrk. Lffttfi (o thi Tnirl TrrMler. Fri(J<r lytnirtfti- CBS KtliorV. SH JOVT Mwip«D*f (or tim« irrd itition. EXPERT SERVICE Laundry & Dry Cleaning • Cold Storage Furs, Woolens, Blankets and Drapes NU-WA Laundry Cleaners Phone 4474 PHILLIPS Fifth & Walnut Priori. 4453 Pickard's Gro and Market 1044 Chickusawbo SWIFTS PREMIUM BRANDED BEEF •AWARDED THE FASHION ACADEMY GOLD MEDAL AS THE "FASHION CAR OF THE YEAR"- We Specialize in Fancy Meats and Groceries We Deliver Phone 2043 Plenty of Parking Space When You BEAUTIFY YOUR HOME Call D. C. FREEMAN 32 Yr»r» ExyeHewce • UvPnrit PminU • iMfterat Wi Phone 4291

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