The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 28, 1949 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 28, 1949
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KLXTHEViLLK (AUK.) COUR1KK N.KWS 21 Get Diplomas At Harrison High M«mphion Delivers Commencement Talk To Negro Graduates The M members of the senior -i... o f the Harrison High School received 'their diplomas Thursday nijtot from M»x B. Reid, president of the Btytheville School Board, and he*rd « commencement address by R*r. J. A. McDanlels of Memphis, oneutim aecretary of the Urban League in that city. Ill* Urban League official, taking eaeeptton to statements recently credited to tn American Negro actor befor* a group in Paris, Prance, as «rt«d that the Negroen In this eountry irould "fieht to the lust drop of blood any nation which 'triM to lnfrini?e upon the rights of fr M people In this nation." The (pcaker before the Paris group had •aid that NegroM In this country •muld not bear arm* In defense of the United Statw. The Memphlan's subject was "Democracy, My Heritage". He •traced the responsibility which attache* to individuals who live in a democracy and asserted before the. Harrison High School graduates that the "world owes them nothing, but as citizens of America and the norld they owe a great debt and that It Is tip to the young iwoplc to shoulder responsibilities and keep America «. land of the free and the home of the brave." CUfonshlp Emphasrwd He urged the graduates going out from Harrison High school "to plan for the future, and work; for only through work and Itiyal citizenship can they and we keep our nation n fre« country and » rf.source.ful nation. We must change that saying: •What can I get? 1 to 'What cnn I Mr Held In presenting the diplomas stated that their value cannot be measured in dollars, but tn 1J years of work and effort that were necessary to earn them. W B Nicholson, superintendent of schools, reviewed the building program which has been launched to live the Negroes of Blylhevillc better educational facilities. This nrogram includes the construction of a new high school and he complimented the faculty members lor their willingness to contribute one month's pay to make a nine-month term possible for the Negro schools Checks have been Issued for the extra month's pay, he disclosed Miss Winnie V. Turner, assistnn .uperintendent, told of the growth of the high school and said tha tn IBM Harrison High had only fiv nenlors. compared to 21 t hi ^5 lcnr ' and prospects for a class of 40 nest K1TA AND ALY MARRY—Seated around a table in city hall In Vallanris, near Cannes France, yesterday dining the ceremony uniting In marriage Brooklyn-born screen actress Rita Hnyworlh and Prince Aly Kliai are (left to right): Prince Aly, Rita, the Aga Khun, Aly's father (in white suit). In profile at extreme rigl foreground it Vallaurls' Communist Mayor I'aul Derltion, wlio officiated at the ceremony, which was ovc only eight minutes after the couple arrived. This was tlic third mniTiHiji! for Rita and the second lor the prince. (AP Wireplioto via radio from Paris.) Jbituaries . •« Heart Attack Fata For P. E. Vernon, Farmer of Marie .Funeral services for Pearl Ver- 1011. 54, farmer of near Marie, will )e conducted at the Swift Funeral lome chapel at 2 p.m. tomorrow by he Rev. H. bynn Wade, pastor of lie Methodist Church in Wilson Burial will be in Hie Bassett Cemetery Mr. Vernon, who had lived ii South Mississippi County for about 10 years, suffered a heart attack at his home and died within a short time. He Is survived by his wife. Mrs. Oin Vernon; U'o daughters. Misses Betty Jean Vernon of Memphis, and Miss Mary Alice Vernon of Marie; three sons, James. Joseph and Edward, Vernon, all of Marie; Junior High Boosters Dine and Elect Officers Jimmie Strickland was elected to head the Blythevlllc Junior High Booster Club next year, club's bnncjuct, Thursday the the Rustic Inn. He will succeed Johnnie Halsell. More than 70 members attended Hie banquet, and Johnnie O'lirlen was master of ceremonies, and introduced the program numbers. Mitchell Johns, faculty sponsor, reviewed the year's activities, the Shaver Girl's Trio, composed of Knmilcl Swcarlngcn, Kay Smith and Nancy Stovall, sang "Now Is the Hour," and "Girl of My Dreams," and the John's Home Room Qimr- let presented "Joy Boys of Steven's Hall. "Dry Bones." and "I've icen Working on the Railroad." Other officers elected Include Marilyn Shtvley, alrte to the prescient; Linda Taylor, vice-president Sari Coppcdge. treasurer; anc Belly Lee Garrotl, secretary. Retiring officers are: vice-pres Iclent. Emadel SwcarinRen; secre lary, Sandra Long; and tieasmci Kay Smith. and a sister, Mrs. Llllle Mae Shoemaker, also of Marie. • » • final Rites Tomorrow For S. Missco Minister Baptists Plan Revival At Lilly Street Mission B^mcra! services will be conduct- Kcviviil services at the First Bap- c(1 it , u ,c Carson Lake Cluirch at list Church Chapel MKsii.ii on Lilly , pm tomorrow for the Rev. Les- E. C. Brown, pastor, will year. High school awards were pre- .ented bv G. D. Hollis. principal. Marine Williams received an award for 'perfect attendance for the term, and the following pupils had perfect records for the second semes- Survivor of Double Shooting Sent to Home LITTLE ROCK, May 28. («•>— Leon Tubb, 12. only survivor of a mysterious shooting nenr Bcrryvillc last Mnrch. has been transferred from a hospital here to a children's convalescent home at Jacksonville. The boy's physician disclosed he had removed the bullet which lodged In Leon's brain, bnt said he still wns partly paralyzed and that his speech is impaired. The doctor said the boy probably would require a long period of convalescence. Leon was wounded; his brother and their pet dog killed, near the Tubb home In Carroll County. Authorities are waiting [or to Improve to tell what hnpi>ei GOOD LOOKER—Meet "Miss Beauliful Eyes." She's 17-year- old Constance Carroll, of Philadelphia, Pa. A high school senior, she was picked for the title at Atlantic City, N. J., from a field of thousands whose pictures appeared on television screens io a national contest. Australian Steel Exports Compensated by Imports SIDNEY hVt—Australia is exporting steel to England in exchange for tlnplatc. And Japan is exporting steel to Australia because this Street will begin tomorrow al 9:30 a.m. The Rev. direct the services which will be held dally through June 10. The services will start with prayer services and the Junior choir practice in 7 p.m., with the worship services al 1:'M. Trcd Heckei 1 , director of music for h« First Baptist Church will direct he music for the revival. Grandmother of Three Sought tor Embezzling P—I GRANDMOTHER OF TH—12 HARIUSDURG, Pa.. May 28 (/V>— A 48-year-old grandmother of three who wrote she has "developed mania for money" was sought today in connection with a S20.CQO shortage in funds'of the Pennsly- vnnia State Nurse.s Association. Assistant District Attorney Iln- cttc p. Dowllng Identified the woman us Mrs. Edith J. Cassey secretary-manager of the association Dowllng suit] she had been charged with forgery and larceny. Hi gave 'his version of the Mrs. Cnsscy has been mis.sitig .since Sunday. The fund shortag was discovered after receipt of a letter she mailed from Phlladclphi to another association employe. country hasn't enough. Many Farms Still Use Horse-Drawn Equipment COUNCIL BLUFFS. Iowa- I/Pi I-'ay Boyer. owner of an irnpteincn Manager Keith linller oi Broken j sllo l> '" Council Bluffs, says fiv III Proprietary Steelworks told a i I 101 ' <' ml of the farmers In .south is exporting I w(wt rowil stln operate with horsi Hill reporter his company Pri Vfaxint Dorothy Duncan Widford. Flye Get Scholarships Williams, Cozetta Hlrsch and Bessie L. - itriJiMtui IUK t:t>iu[j;uiv u°i i:,\]jui iii»K ! ~,......... ,..*.. ..*,.„,. , steel to England lit tile request of ! 'Iriiu-n equipment. the Australian government. " Antl >'"" " re wasting your The following medals were presented i Social Science to Edward Fowler; Arithmetic to Coze tin Hirsch Biology to Willie A. Washington; Science to Mozlne Langston; Music to Kellog Morton WC Kelly Prentlss - Shivers. MiWu'd PoVlard, Carl Tate. Mattie Lcc towter and Ellis Stinnett: Mathematics to Prentiss Shivers and Alean Margerum; scholarship and , achool spirit awards to KM^ Morton; scholarship to W. C. Kel y. Home Economics to Prentiw Shivers Alean Margerum, Me Frances Kyles and Levern Morton. Scholarships to seniors: LeMoyne College, Memphis, to Kellogg Morton- Wilberforce College, WObci- forc'e, Ohio, to Mattie Lee Fowler: Philar.der-Smith College, Little Rock to Abner Branch and W. C. Kelly; A.M. and N. College. Pine Bluff, to Ruthie M. Richardson. go 1 . New South Wales Minister tor tnUuns powered equipment Transport Maurice O'Snllivan says ">em," he says. "They have the his slntc government has to buy i own system of farming and rcnso Japanese steel for railroad build- 'why change '" He told newsmen Japanese ! Hc s! »d there nre two distinct ms- steel will cost about $1511 against, about $54 for Australian sli'el. Newspaper Censorship Countered by Siamese "National" Restaurants Planned by the Russians MOSCOW tlt'i— Fourteen restaurants specializing each in the national food of one of the nationalities of the Soviet Union are to be opened in Jvtrccow in the future. At the present time there is only one such "national" restaurant properly | speakinK in the capital. That is the "Arawn". which is a Georgian restaurant. There fire however, other eating places whieh specialize in some par- o( si . |m The of the 1 language newspaper "Kiattisak" \v;i> typical. When its publishers were ordered to submit all copy tor censorship I hey simply went aheiul and bepan publishing a new paper called the "Kitis:iph". They even installed a ter Jewell Smith. 62. who riled yesterday in his home near Osceola. Burial will be in the Nichols Cem etery In Lcpanto with the Citizens Funeral Home of West Memphis in harge. 'Hie services will be con- icted by the Rev. Wayne Tuckci id the Rev. lialph Stutler. The Rev. Mr. Smith Is survived by is wife, Mrs. Myrtle Smith; two aughters. Mrs. Earl Price of Bly- icville. and Mrs. Olive Smith Mnr- iy of Lepanto; two stepdaughters Jane and Ferra Sue McDon Id of Osceola; two sons. Haroli Villlam Smith of Dycss. Ark., nm rover Lee Smith of Keiscr. Ark. wo stepsons, John F,. McDonald o Rolla, Mo., and Fred E. McDonalc Shelbyville. Tenn.; three sisters Irs. Pearl Cagle of Tnckerman rk.. Mrs. Myrtle Ennert and Mr. \Iinille Steimneyle of St. Louis, an hrcc brothers, Hcrschel Smith St. Louis, Carl Smith r' Columbus. | Ga.. and Charlie Smith of Harrisburg, Ark. * » • Rites Sunday in Armorel For Mrs. Georgia Beaury Funeral services for Mrs. Georgia Ann Beaury. 81, will be conducted at 2:30 tomorrow at the First Baptist Church in Armorcl. by the Rev. O. W. Anton, pastor, assisted by the Rev. L. G. Scott, and burial will be in Dogwood Ricige Cemetery. Mrs. Beaury died here Tuesday at the home of a daughter Mrs. Edna Alsup. She is also survived by three sons. Esper Beaury of Walsh. Colo.. Thomas Benury of Wilmington, Calif., and Ovle Beaury at Los Angeles. Calif, Pallbearers will include Wilbur and warren Alsup. Thomas Dwight Beaury. Trop Poplin, Arbie Boldeii. and Roy Graves. The Cobb Funeral Home will be ill charge of arrangements. the was ol- 'SATURDAY. MA¥ 28, 1949 Hollywood Continued from Page 4 glamor buildup in a serles o[ P ho " togra))lis which cracked every newspaper and magazine in country. He remembers: "It the greatest display of sex ini lywood history." Ik- And it paid off. At the height of the campaign, when she was earning only $!00 a week at Columbia, Rita was borrowed by Pox to costar ivlth Ty Power and Linda Dur- r.cll in "Blood and Sand." That picture made her a stitr. Then Ann Sheri<l:m was suspended :il Warner Brothers and Hlla replaced her in "The Strawberry Blonde." She became a bigger star. But stardom resulted in a divorce, in 1941, for Rita and Jucl- .son. As part of their propcTty set- llcmcnt, JtuLson received $10.000 in cash. For t'.vo year.s Rita dated mast of Hollywood's eligible bachelors— Howard Hughes, Tony Martin and Vic Mature. The Mature romance ooked serious. She promised to wait 'or him when he went into service. FUZZYLESS WUZZY—-Complete with war spear and native garb pastor Robert Salau, 42, son of a reformed Solomon Islands head hunter, arrives in New York with a Gl haircut. Before he left his home island, Salau had a fine crop of bushy hair, just like the other fuzzy wuzzies. His only reaction to being told of his 12- week tour of the U. S,, to spur missionary contributions for the Adventist Church, was to sneak o« and get a haircut. Now his chaperons won't let Salau get near a barber shop because they want him to get back his south sea island glamor. Read Courier News Want Ads. taining as much of segregation ?s possible. Negro Student Ban Lifted in Oklahoma Appendicitis occurs oltener among OKLAHOMA CITY, May 28 (;T| | young people than old people and —A bill lifting Oklahoma's 42-year- j slso ottener among boys than among old ban on Negro students in white j girls, state universities passed last night i in the closing hours of the legis- j lature. ' It now goes to Gov. Roy J. Turner I for signature. ; The bill would allow Negroes to attend the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma A&M College only \ on a segregated basis. It would re- Extra Large Prints! latest Kodak Ntwt^ only 35c 6 and 8 exposure rolls Get ciear, non-fading photo prints in th« n*w Kodak Album, »J rtiii H»if*y Dfk«. 5x7 enlargement. 20c; 8» K>, «c. Send fiUm •nd negative* with money to; r PHOTO FINISHERS quire separate classes or classrooms from White Students. Three Negroes arc now attending the University of Oklahoma at Nornian under state interprelatiaiis of federal court rulings. The present bill brings state law into conformity with court decisions while re- FRED'S SUPPER CLUB South Osceola DINING • DANCING Kit joy delicious Toad prepared by our expert chef, -less Cramer . . . served in an atmosphere uf (jtiol mm furl • • • and offered at popular price*. 0. C. SI. Cliiir Fred Hendricks nt t.vpe.s .stilt using horses—the young mati ju-sl starting out and the "old timer". Negro Deaths On Firm Dcve/ops Sweet-Smelling Coal BLUEF1ELD, W. Va., May —Coal that smells like violcis? John Stewart, of the Ashland Oil nnd Refining Co,, Ashlanci. Ky., stiys the day of scented coal is on its way. He told a retail coa! merchants conference yesterday that research Is underway on an oil treatment to give coal the scent of violet*. pine or tube rose. The idea is to kill the odor of the oil with which the coal L«. treatcc to make it dustless. Many people object to the oily : ncll, Stewar' Uculnr type of food. For instance, here Is a Jewish dining room which icrves Jewish dishes. There nre -several restaurants snecializ-ne in "pel- uenyi" — n Siberian dish — nnd blini"—or Russian pimcakes. Thei'e are special "shnshlyk" re.stnurmits •icrvinp innlu.y this famous Ncnr Enxtcrn dish of broiled lamb. I In fact it is possible even nt thr j present time to find nenrly rvoiy .sort of sjicclully prepared dish— cit'nrr Russian by origin or typical of one of the other naUoiu\liUe,s of this country. The ne\v "national" restiuir- ants. however, will be son)rthine quite 1 new. They will he deroriUed tlirmirlwml in ihe style typic-al of the nationality which they repre- ent. The entortainmenl will ulsn be typical of the particular nationality and the food antl drinks serv- •d will not only be "national" but by train or plane to Moscow from n many cn.^e.s will actnaUy be .sent the national republic. BANGKOK OTj— The . censorship in Bnni&nk wns conn- n •'»- tomorrow nt Salem OaptLst tt'vod in various ways by thr press • Church in Rasa by Rev. W. J. Jolin- 5on of Lnxora for Annie M. Hull, 65. Siie died at her home near Double Briose.s last Saturday. She is survived by her husband, E. E. Hull, four daughters, two sons, three sisters and a brother. Burial will be at Sandy Ridge Cemetery, with the Home Funeral I'.omc in new editor. charge of arrangements. Tramway Man Gets Rich By Giving Up Smoking BRISBANE i.T» A dfci.ston to plve up smokine by an Au-tralian irnm- j way man. N'orninn Jayne, ot Pad\ dinelon. Brisbane, brought him S IP,320 Mr. Payne .sold hi> tnljuc- ro. papers nnd cienretfrs Io his col- Ipatjue.s and witb th^ proceeds bousht (he winning ticket in a lottery in Brt.<banc. When told of win Mr, Payne immediately accepted ;i cigarette of Tercel to him. He .•-ays, noweve]-. tcnuiued to ?,ii that he's still e \rp smoking. etc- DORTCH'S ARKANSAS GROWN HYBRID TO GET IN THE BAND! Seed Corn & Registered SOYBEANS Dorlch's Sovhcans No. 2 Sold By Mrs. Howard Bowen lilythcvillc, Highway 61 So. Motorists Forfeit Bonds J. C Shcltrm forfeited n SS cash in Municipal Convt tliis movn- int; on a chavec of speeding. Two DorsonK forfeited c^sli bonds on clmrgrs of f'nilins to stop »t n slop jipn and opcratins a motor vehicle without a city license. SPECIAL ON ATTIC FANS » 30" Fan $65 » 36" Fan $75 • 42" Fan $85 Sh««t Metal Work of All Kinds FRANK SIMMONS TIN SHOP 117 Broadway Thone 2651 "Conscience," ctairm Hinnoti v **ii tdo voice ihflt lolls you not to do 10me lh<nq aftec you've d!»eady done it!" Con*iclcncr is llin tiny voice that tclK you you should have done ^nmcLhlnK ahotil Ui:it llltlr. whccie tn your radio before H assumed whooping-cough size. We cbanjtc .snarls and whecics to ^o^nds inAl plrasc.s. eXPFKTR/b/O SAICS6SCKVKI, FOB *C/f E8TIMATCS { { BlYTHEVUlESALEsCo. !<> U8 t MAIN »T. BlTTHlYUU.<Utt . THE SECRET OF A BRIGHTER, CLEANER WASH Send your clolhcs Io Ihc lilylhcville Laundry and they'll come back Io you cleaner, brighter than ever he I ore. Hut that's nol all. Your clolhcs will last longer because they're treated carefully, gently ... an im- pnrlanl consideration today when it's so expensive to replace (hem. Next time call Hlylheville Laundry and you'll discover what we mean by reall> "good laundry service." Blytheville Laundry & Cleaners Phone 4418 FREE SUMMER BAND PROGRAM If you've ever wanted to play in the band, to have all the fun of poing on the baml trips . . . here's the perfect opportunity. Enroll now In the summer Junior and Senior IliRh School hand prosram and begin your train- ins. Parents will be glad to learn that this program is absolutely free . . . the only eharsc being the renting of an instrument, If necessary. This program, sponsored by the Hlylhcvillc IliBli School, will Include band instruction for beginners, inlermecliales. and advanced band students. And, in addition to the school band program, a community hand class will meet one night each week ... a class open to adult musicians of the community. REGISTRATION BLANK. MAM, TO ROBERT I.H'S- • COMB. BAM) 1)1 HECTOR, BI.VTI1KVII.I.K HIGH SCHOOL J Child's Name G ™ dn t Parent's Name *• J Address i Instrument Child Would Like to rlay I Instrument Want to Hen! Instrument « Own Beginner Community Band. REMARKS Intermediate Advanced , I'aronl's Signature June 6-July 29 Schedule 9:00—!):IO Beginning Woodwind Class 9:15—10:25 Beginning Bvass (treble clef* Class 10:30—11:10 Beginning Brass [bass clef) ll:l»— IJ'.OO Intermediate Band 1:00—2:00 Senior Band ~:30 Tuesday Night Community Band

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