The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 24, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 24, 1949
Page 12
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TWELVE BLYTHflVlLLE (ARK.) COUKUSB NKW1 TUESDAY, MAY 24, 1949 Speed-Up Seen On 2 Measures ' Labor; Civil ;- iiib to •• I Through HOUM •! WAOmKrTON, May M. &»>)—A gpMd-up In the HOUM timetable on Ubor in civil rights legislation was . in the making today. ; Labor Chairman Leainkl (D-Mich) «*ld hi* committee will have another Taft-Hartley repealer hill ready for floor action in two or three weekj—certainly before the And of June. .. At . tht aame time, Rep. Powell fD-JTf) announced hi* labor sub eommittee will wind up its public hearings on fnir employment practices legislation this week, and ulll •end a bill bo the full committee week or 10 days later. i The speed-up was signalled by Jh«> developments: i, 1. Lestnsk) said "some progress' was made at a meeting of commute* Democrats last night on work- Ing out Taft-Hartley repeal compromises The biggest problem, he added, is finding an acceptable provision for dealing with natlona •mergency strikes. '( Cancels Trip •'• 1, Powell disclosed that Rep. Kel ley (D-Pa) will not go to Geneva Bwitierland, next month for an in ternatlonal labor conference. It wa. announced last week that Pre.sidcn Truman planned to ask him to g 1 to the meeting as a U.S. delegate. : On the basis of tht earlier Infor jnn'-ion, Powell had considered la bor and civil rights legislatlo itymied. In addition to being sub pommittee chairman on the Taft Hartley matter, Kelley has pro Tided one of the votes for a bai ^13-13 majority on the labor com mlttee in favor of what Powe tailed "liberal" action. ~; Powell aald Kelley Is staying account of that close division. No things will go "rapidly," he wci "on. Hearings probably will be con '.pleted this week on the measure .ban job discrimination for rcasoi of race, religion, color or nation origin, owell said an.d the full com jnlttee will meet on it next week. Uytheville Men to Attend Dedication Ceremonies at Bern id ji, Minn., Resort Four ilrpltnes carrying 11 ievlil« and Southeast Missouri cU- I lens will leave Blythevllle Friday lomlng to attend the dedication a tourist cottage named In honor this city at a summer resort In emldji, Minn. The "Blythevllle Cottage" has been reeled at the Shorecrest Resort Bemldjl which is operated by and Mrs. Harry E. Roese of Jemidjl, who are annual visitors to lythevllle. The cottage will be ot- cially dedicated and opened dur- a fish fry and outing at the esort Friday night. Four Beeclicraft'Bonanza planes iloted by Ernest Halscll, and C.V. ^eabaugh of Blythevllle, Charles lose of Roseland and L. S. Hartzog Obituaries « • * Lucian O. Wilson, Dell Farmer, Dies; Burial Tomorrow Bike Parade Cold Rain Slows Scheduled for Saturday a.m. in t Sikeston, Mo., formerly of Bly- levllle, will make lip Die caravan, .nd seven other Blythevllle and outheast Missouri residents, all riends of Mr. and Mrs. Rocse, ill make the trip. They are, John Fields, W. I. Oslwrne Jr., Sam Owens and Earl Thomas of Bly- hcvlllc. Charles Nick Rose of Rose- aiid, and two others from Slkeslon whose names were not learned. The planes arc scheduled to leave Blythevllle Municipal Airport Fil- iay morning arriving In Bcmldjl, Minn., Friday afternoon In time or the dedication ceremonies. The >arty will remain In Bemldjl tor he week-end as guests of Mr. and .Irs. Roesc returning to Blythevllle Monday or Tuesday. While in Bemjldl the Blythevllle liarty will be escorted on slght-see- ng lours of Wlnnepeg and other points In Canada and will also be quests of honor at H meeting of the Bemldji Linns Club. Mr. and Mrs, have visited Blythevllle annually for the past several years had have a number of friends here. Their sun, Harry Roese, Jr., received his Army Air Force aviation cadet training at Blythevllle Army Airfield during the war. He was killed In action overseas. Livestock 'Pension Plan for State Highway Workers Set Up '., LITTLE ROCK, May 24. "A pension system for Arkansas •Highway Department employes will 3»ein operating July 1. -, The system was authorized by the 1MB legislature. Participating employes contribute .our |>er cent of their salaries, the state an added lihree per cent. ^ V. u Scott has been elected "chairman of the pension board, and C. C. White, vice chairman repre- 'sentlnK the employes. By statute -the state comptroller, the treasurer and the highway director also are board members. Bmd courier Newt Want Ada NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111., May 24. W'(—(USDAI—Hogs 14.000; market, uneven; 180 Ib.s up and sows 25 to 50. mostly 25 lower: lighter weiphls steady to 26 lower; 180:40 IDS 19.15-20.00: mostly 19.15; top MytKl for .several hundred head nostly for weights under 225 Ibs; 240-270 Ibs 19.25-75; 270-325 Ibs 18.25-19.50; around 350 !bs 17.75; 140-170 Ibs lfi.75-19.75; 100-130 Ibs 16.75-18.50; sows 400 Ibs down 165017.50; over 400 lb s 14.50-16.00; stags ll.aO-H.OO; few at 14.50. Cattle 3.5OO; calves 2,200; opening trade moderately active and fully .steady on steers, heifers and cows; cows comparatively slow however: one load choice medium weight steers 26.00; several loads low to high good light and medium weight steers 21.50-2S.50; good heifers and mixed yearlings 24.5026.00; common and medium 21.0024.00; good cows 19.50-21.00: common and medium 18.00-19,50; cannons and cutters 14.00-18.00. Religious rites for Lucian O. Wilson, 86, ol Dell, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Dell Baptist Church by the Pastor, the Rev. M. R. Griffin, and Masonic rites will be conducted later at the graveside In Maple Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Guy D. Magee, a former pastor of the Dell Church, now pastor at Carlisle, will assist the Rev. Mr. Griffin. Mr. Wilson a farmer at Dell, died at Walls Hospital last night. He had been a patient there for about two weeks. He died from peritonitis following a ruptured appendix. Mr. Wilson had resided near Dell for the past 30 years, having moved tl«ere from Mississippi. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge at Manila and the Doll Baptist Church. His wife, Mrs. Benulln Wilson, survives him. Other survivors Include two sons, Ortlllo Wilson at Salpillo, Miss., and Guy Wilson of Elllstown, Miss., and a daughter, Mrs. J. C. Miller, also of Salpillo; a sister, Mrs. Eliza Simmons of Jonesboro, nine grandchildren and one great grandson. Dave Keller, Ed Hardln, Doyle Houston, Jim Ross, Allen Elurdin and Jack Hardln will be active pallbearers, and the honorary pallbearers will include: W. E. Potter, I,. M. Moody, Sr., Eudcll Newsoin, D. C. Barber. H. A. Bufford, C. H. Morgan, Will Morgan, H. R. Crawford. Sr.. M. F. Brownlce. Sr., E. W. Nolen, Ruiuell GUI, Clyde Smith,. C. A. Smith, J. W. Gordon. Noah Miles. T. F. Martin. Earl Mngers, Dave Cranford, Taylor Freeman. Ed Metcalf, Walter Dyer, E. A. Stacey and R. A. Greenway. The Holt Funeral Home Is in charge of arangements. The annual "Y" bicycle parade, which has become a feature of the "Y" -spring program has been scheduled for Saturday morning and this year will be held in conjunction with the Dally Vacation Bible School Parade which Is sponsored by the Churches of Blythevllle, The Joint parade to scheduled to begin at 9:30 Saturday morning from the Flrsi Methodist Church lawn. The bicyclLst-s with decorated bicycles are requested to gather at 9 a.m. Judges will compare the decorations and award the prizes before the parade., Prizes will be awarded to the best decorated bikes and those having the most original .or most comical decorations. The bicycle races, usually held in connection with the parade have not been scheduled this year, due to the inability 61 the sponsors to find a suitable open date. The Saturday mornings in April and May have been filled with other types of activity. The element of safety In the operation of bicycles hns been a feature ol the annual "bike" parade nnd races. This element, obedience to trallic regulations and good bike care, are being stressed again this vcar. All bicycle owners in the city are invited to Join the parade, whether their wheels lire decorated or not. Cape Girardeau • CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., May 24. W>— A cold, steady rain be«t down on Cape Girardeau today, halting efforts to rebuild homes destroyed In Saturday night's tornado. The weather, however, did not force cancellation of several funeral services scheduled for this afternoon. Burial of the Jl ttorm victims began yesterday and will continue through tomorrow. Meantime, city officials have requested that their congressman, Paul C. Jones of Kennett, obtain a Congressional appropriation of between »25,000 and »3MOO to help clear streets, alleys and the more devastated sections of town. Officials jstimated it would take four to five weelcr to remove the cleuris. They said 25 or 30 extra men would be needed for the job. An appeal vat Issued early today for bulldozers and power saws. Scores of the persons injured In the tornado remained In hospitals, today. Scores of homeless were being cared for by.the Red Cross. i tporuond by tlw Courier New*; I Mia* Martha Dell DUon, Arkansas- I Mluourl Power Co.; Miss Peggy Lou Hipp, SuUlvan-NtKon Chevrolet Co.; Miss Mary Van Sneed, Bly- thtville Water Co.; Mist Bonnie Pritchard, Mead's; Mi&fi Wanda Berry, Meyers Bakery. Junto MU*M "Junior Mis* Blytheville"—Patty Sue Harris, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Harris, daughter of Mrs. Gordon Harris, sponsored by Heuer's Shoe Store; Evelyn Kay Halstead, daughter of Mr. and Mri. Dave Halstead, Hubbard and Hoke; Carole Kay Roach, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Roach, Blythevllle Motor Co.; Barbara Ann Bahn, daughter of Sgt. and Mrs. Arthur G. Bahn, Halters Shoe Shop; Terry Wetenkamp, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Wetenkamp. Tot Shop; Brenda Kay Hockmun, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Hickman, Farmers Bank and Trust Co.; Nedra Jean Brlley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Briley, O'Stens; Sandra. Saliba, daughter of Mr. and Mil. Eddie Sal- Iba, General Contract Purchase Corporation. "Mr. Jaycee President of 1975"— Carl Lay, Jr., son ol Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lay, Sr., sponsored by Simmons Tin Shop; Gary EllLs, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Ellis, Jr., Owen* Drug Store; Ronnie Stewart, son of Mr. and Mrs, Ed Stewart, Rustic Inn; David Neal, son of Mr, and Mrs. D. C. Neal, Klrby Drug Store. In Arabic-speaking countries, ,9l word, fellah, is used to designate peasants. Health Unit Seeks Volunteers to Assist With Clinic Mrs. Annabel Pill. North Mississippi County henlth nurse, said today that four volunteer nurses were needed for the Crippled Children's clinic to be conducted at the First Methodist Church Thursday. Mrs. Fill sakl that although the clinic nurses and doctors would be sent by the State Henlth Department, that it was necessary for volunteer workers to assist, with the clinic. Approximately 240 children htwe been notified of the clinic, and are expected to receive treatment. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. Those who can assist should contact the Health Unit. 'Dangerous' Patient Flees State Hospital LITTLE HOCK. May 24. (If]— A 'patient described as sane but "dangerous" escaped from the State Hospital here today. Hospital authorities identllied the patient as Francis Raymond Alves, 19. sent here for. observation after he was charged with forgery In Pope County. He had been found sane and was to have been returned to Pope County for trial. Alves complained of trouble with his teeth. He broke away from the attendant taking him to the dental office this morning and fled from the hospital grounds. He was wear- Ing u blue shirt and light trousers. Memphis Bank Robber Begins Second Trial MEMPHIS, May 24, If) — John Eugene Anderson 27. was up for trial In criminal court today on charges of bank robbery In connection with a *43,000 holdup here last Feb. 8. The St. Louis veteran is one of two gunmen accused of the robbery. He already has received a fine of $5,000 and a 20-year prison sentence from a federal court judge on a guilty plea. The other accused bandit. Clyde Milton Johnson, Is to be tried in federal court here June 6. Both men were captured in Miami, Fla., by the FBI shortly after the robbery. Johnson calmly walked out of Miami's skyscraper "escape proof" Jail shortly after his capture. The FBI caught up with him In Indianapolis, Ind., several weeks aso and recaptured him after a bloody gunbattle in downtown Monument Circle. Banker Pleads Guilty To Embezzling Charge NEW YORK, May 24. M'l— Richard H. Crowe, former $6.500-a-year assistant mnnnger of a National City Bnnk bivinch. pleaded guilty today to embezzling $883.680 of the bank's funds. The money was tnkcn March 25. Crowe was arrested in Florida several days later. All but $6,171.10 of the funds were found in the banker's possession or hidden in various places. Crowe's attorney told Federal Judge Samuel H. Kaufman he wanted the sentence postponed be- rause the banker "hopes to ma^e aunost or all restitution" of the money embezzled. The judge then set June 14 for sentencing. He continued Crowe's $10.000 bull. Speeder Forfeits Bond Ben H. Abbott forfeited a 15 bond in Municipal Court this morning on a charge of speeding. Get the Best for Less! Just Received 5 DOZEN Rayon and Nylon Cord Pants First Come, First Served Cool as a Breeze Holds a Crease Like Wool Wash or Dry Clean All Sizes-Smart Shades "750 See Hudson Before You Buy PAGEANT Continued from Page 1 local and state contests. Mrs. Hammock today listed the following entries in addition to those previously announced: "Miss Blytheville" - Miss Mary Elian Stafford, sponsored by Feinberg's; Miss Betty Nell Holland, SEAGRAM'S 7 CROWN. BLENDED WHISKEY. 86.8 Piool. 65% Grain Neutral Spitlls. Seagtam-Distillers Coip., Chrysler Bldg.,N.Y, ELECTRICITY is si your BIGGEST BARGAIN! HUDSON CLEANER TAILOR CLOTHIER While the cost of almost everything else you buy has gone up in recent years, your electric service has continued its downward trend. Today electricity is still low in cost, high in value . . . even though practically everything required to produce it—fuel, wages, material and equipment—cost more than ever before. Of course this low-cost electric service didn't just happen. It's the result of skill and experience of your friends and neighbors who work for Ark-Mo, of sound business management, and your own wider use of electric service. Where else can you find so much for your money as your low-in-cost, high-in-value electric service? It's the best buy of the day. It's still the biggest bargain in your family budget. Ark-Mo Power Co.

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