The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 30, 1949 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS THE DOMINANT KEWSFAPER OF NORTHEAST ARKANSAS AND BOOTHEAST MISSOURI VOL. XLV—NO. 58 Blythevilla Daily New* Blythevllle Courier BlythevlHe Herald Missisiippl Valley Leader BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS, MONDAY, MAY 30, 1949 TEN PAGES SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Slytheville Men Held as Suspects In Liquor Thefts Holland, Mo., Store - Owner Holds Pair Until Officers Arrive pemiscot County, Mo., peace officers today were holding three Blythcville men as suspects alter O. B. Samford, Holland, Mo., store owner, found two men In the store early Sunday and held them at the point of a gun until officers arrived to take them into custody. Mr. Samford this morning said that he saw a thir:l man run away from the store and later found a shotgun which apparently had been discarded by the man who fled when he approached. The two in the store were not armed. Arrested In the store, according to deputies from the pemiscot County sheriff's office, were Walter Wj-vid (Dub) Vaslbinder, 28, and .Kenneth Young. 24, who gave Blytheville as their address. A third man was arrested here yesterday and turned over to the Missouri officers. He gave his name as Malcolm O'Baunon, aged 22. Truck Is Selied Deputy Sheriff Milton King said that he found Mr. Samford holding the two suspects and that a one and one-half ton truck had been backed up to a door at the rear or the store. The truck was seized by the officers. Mr. Samford said this morning Little Flags Wave over Groves of VYor Dead As an Entire Nation Prays for Lasting Peace (By The Associated Tm*) M\c American flags waved before the graves of the nation's war cieivrt today—a Mem- rial Day dedicated to their memory and to the hope thut peace may reign supreme. In proclaiming the day of honor or "our heroic dead." President SOLDIER'S BODY RETURNED Funeral services lor Pvt. Ray mond W. Bolton, 23, will be conduc ed at. 2 p.m. Thursday at the Col Funeral Chapel by the Rev. T. Lewis. Pentecostal minister of A morel. The body of the soldier is sche ulcd to arrive here lor reburinl We that he received a call from a Hol-1 land resident about 1:30 a. m. Sun- nesday. He was killed Dec. 11. 1944, while serving with the 19th Division of the Infantry near Soufflenheim. France. His company was subjected to heavy artillery fire. Pvt. Bolton, son of Mrs. Laura Bolton Lewis, was born in Blytheville June 7, 1921, attended school here, and enlisted In the Army February. 1943. He had been overseas since August of 1943. when he was killed In December, 1944. his Truman said this Is a fitting occa- on when— "The people of our nation.. .may . ppcnl to almighty God for help 1 turning the steps of the world o the paths of permanent peace." By the presidential proclamation, he hour beginning at 10, ESI'.. vas set aside as » period for unlt- ng In prayer. At home and overseas, the graves of soldiers, sailors, Marines, alr- nen and Coast Guardsmen were each assigned an American flag Wreaths and other tributes or flowers were In addition. Speeches of gratitude for those who gave Ihclr lives were mixed with reminders that living Americans owe them the assurance tha they did not die In vain. "The account can be marked •paid In full, 1 " said Secretary Defense Louis Johnson, "only who we can guarantee their wives, their sons and daughters a strong America free from the threat of another •ar. Peace through strength must be our goal." The other lenders of the military epartments spoke similarly In their Memorial Dny statements. Gordon Gray, acting secretary of the Army, said that while re- nomberlng the sacrifices of Ihose who died for Ihe Weals of America, 'we must do everything In our xnver Uo further those Ideals." For the Navy. Secretary Francis Matthews said: "We have no higher duty today in ••icniury of the tend of our wars... than to pledge ourselves anew to keep the Nnvy as always a worthy member with Ihe Army and Air Force of the unified defense team which helps to guarantee our security and the pence of the world." Secretary of the Air Symington expressed the Air Force's tribute to those who died, and said honor goes too to those who returned to work in peace as In war "(o preserve our American heritage." Gen. Omar Bradley. Army chief of staff, put In a remembrance for special word of those who re- Halsey Charges Into Feud over B-36's Air Might turned "only to spend long months In veterans hospitals." For official Washington, and for the thousands of visitors here tor the day, the highlight was Ihe traditional laying of a wreath at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier In Arlington National Cemetery this morning. In Arkansas Memorial Day services were held In veterans hospitals, cemelerles, churches and elsewhere Sunday and Monday. Public offices were closed Monday. So were banks. Most other businesses remained open. For the first time In Little Rock, there was no Confederate veteran as an honored guest for services on the day. which Is set aside to honor the dead of all wars. 'Die last veteran at the nearby Arkansas Confederate home died three months ago. He was W. J. Deal, 99. Fleet Admiral Says Navy Carriers Best Preservers of Peace Pvt. Bolton Is survived by I mother- two sons, Max Ray and day nod wns Informed that the Lal . ry Joe Bolton of Rockvllle, 111. three men had been observed at the rear of the store. Tie reported seeing one man run away when he approached the store and found two others inside. They did not offer resistance, be said, and he held them in the store until Henry Lovelace, a deputy sheriff, and chief of police at Steele, arrived. Mr. Samford said that In the past 18 months his two stores had been entered about 15 times and looted of merchandise valued at approximately $10,000. He operates yl liquor store and also a dry goods ' store. Liquor Ready for Loading The men were found in the liquor store Saturday night. Liquor valued at approximately $500 had been taken from the shelves and placed in boxes, Mr. Samford said, but none of the' '-•ft had', lo;»;'tC'J. on the trucK. Pemiscot'" Coumy officers tcday were questioning the suspects concerning the .burglaries reported by Mr. Samford. Mr. Samford was armed'will two brothers, Patrick and Thomas Bolton, both of Blythevllle; and two sister^ Mary Bolton and Mrs. Sharon Branscum. both of Blytheville His wife remarried since his death and is now Mrs. Maxlne Rambo o Rockvllle. III. Pallbearers will include Raymonc and Harris Wells. Chester. John and Jody Hollifield and H. Bald ridge. Burial will be at Dogwood Ridg Cemetery, and the bugle call wll be the only military rites conducte for Pvt. Bolton. 5 Amendments Proposed for New Labor Bill ^ore Talk Fuels iconomy Drive Multitude of Plans Offered But No Action Yet on Spending Cuts By Edwin B. HaaVlnson WASHINGTON, May 30—MV- The talk of cutting governmen pending kept rolling today, will Chairman McKellnr (D-Tcnn) o he Senate Appropriations Commit ee saying: "I think some way can be faun make more cuts." Senators Edwin C. Johnson (D Colo) and McClellan (D-Arkl i separate Interviews also exprcssc hope of economy, but did not g ed-Contro.'/ed German 'eop/es Congress Okay ovietized Constitution U.S. Sets Trade Policy for China Eastern Communists To Get No Cash, No Strategic Materials WASHINGTON. May 30. IIP Another Democratic Senator who _ __ _ once opposed any changes In the .38 caliber revolver. He said that he administration's labor bill came out could haye shot the man who ran away from'the store as he approached, but withheld fire and cornered the men who were in the store. Entrance to the store had been gained by the burglars through a rear door. Memorial Day Toll of Deaths Reaches 166 (By tlic Associated Prrss) The Memorial Day week-end was cut short violently for at least 25' of Ihe nation's holiday pleasure seekers. With the homeward rush still lo come, the traffic deaths mounted. ^ Co 166 by early afternoon today, Fi f ly- f ive pe rsons were d ro\vn ed, and 38 died as the result of miscellaneous accidents. The National Safety Council has predicted that 215 persons will del killed during the three dav week \ end. not counting those who will die later of injuries suffered in auto accidents. The council estimated that 30.0GO.OOO automobiles would move on the nation's highways during the period:. In Arkansas three persons died in traffic accidents over the long memorial day week-end. Miss Alice Stalnaker. 20. of Sinith- ville. and Steve Schmidt. 30. of Walnut Ridpe. were killed when automobiles in which (hey were rid ins; collided near Pncohontns earlv Sunday. Several other persons inrh'dine s«*hmkU's wife and smil 1 son. were Injured. Loimie Yarbrongh, elderly rice farmer, was. killed whrn the truck in which he was riding .struck ti bridge ab'*tr>">nt. near Humphrey Saturday niplil. :odav for a series of amendments. Senator Withers (D-Ky). a member of the Senate Labor Committee, predicted "tough sailing" for the bill even If the amendments lie has in mind are adopted. Tlie Senate may start debating the administration's Taft-Hartley repealer this week, although the State Department is urging action first on ratification of the Atlantic Treaty. | Foes of the administration labor' bill are claiming powerful support for a Republican-written substitute measure. The substitute, offered by GOP Senators Taft (Ohio). Donnell (Mo) and Smith (NJ). would make 28 changes in the Taft-Hnrtlcy law but preserve what the sponsors call the basic principles of the law. Okays Five Ridirs so far ns to say that It would con to pass. Despite much demand for trin ming expenses, Congress has n done much in a way that will stlc McKellar noted there have bee some saving.-, then added: "But the are not enough." Private predictions came U week-end from administration sources that spending actually will DC more in tin. new fiscal year beginning July I than It has been during the year now ending. Further, these officials said spending will continue to in the fiscal year beginning July 1. 1951. These officials, who asked not to be quoted by name, said that Ford Kelp Fillers Back onto Jobs 1,200 of 106,000 Return to Work After Strike Ends BERLIN. May 30 (/PI—The Russian-controlled German Peoples Congress ratified by a show of hands today a Sovictlzed constitution It wants to make the basic law for all Germany. Only one of the 2.000 delegates abstained officially. There was no debate. WASHINGTON, May 30. (/T|—TIIB administration is slowlv swinging around to a policy of di ig business with a Communist Chlnn A jwllcy of restricted trade like that which governs American economic relations with Communist Europe is being worked out by (he Stale Department to cover dealings with the Chinese. Tills Is based on two major restrictions: 1. No loans. What the Chinese buy from the United States they (a')— About I will have to pay for In cash or goods. No American aid supplies go DETROIT, May 30. 1,200 Ford maintenance workers returned to their jobs today at the 1 Communist areas. conclusion of the" CIO United Auto I 2- No strategic materials. Goods Workers 24 dav strike which are now barred from trade But the Ford" Motor Co. estimated with Russia and its European Milt may be two weeks before full pro- I tellies because they, might have ductlon is resumed In all Its plants and 106,000 employes are back on the Job. An agreement leaving the main Withers told a reporter today that he now has decided to vote for at least five amendments he expects to be offered when the bill comes up in the Senate. The Kentucky lawmaker said he is for changing the bill to: 1. Give the President limited authority to sei7.c struck plant.s or in- ! dustries in national emergency situations. 2. Require both management and labor officials to sign affidavits that they are not Communists or fascists. 3. Guarantee free speech, short of intimidation or coercion, to both employers and orkers. V. Require both labor and management to bargain collectively in good faith. 5. Require unions to file financial reports. greater spending Is to be expected from Increased outlays for such things as farm price supports, the handling of unemployment compensation funds, costs of job placements, etc. Senate To Gel Plans While appropriations are primarily a matter for McKellar's committee, economy proposals are coining up also before the Senate Expenditures Committee, headed by McClellan. President. Truman has spending plans for about $42.000,000,000 in the upcoming fiscal year, and McClellan said a preliminary survey indicates that "much of it is untouchable." Veterans benefits, interest on the public debt and other governmental obligations fall into this category. McCleilan's committee hearing will consider two separate economy proposals thut might well provoke a teo. One issue in the speed-up dispute to arbitration wns reached early Sunday after days of steady negotiations. About 65.000 UAW members employed In the struck Rouge and Lincoln plants ratified it by big margins at meetings later in the day. by Senators Tydings <D- Md>. O'Conor <-Md) and Reed <R- Kan) would direct President Truman to reduce the "amounts to be expended from any and all appropriations made for the fiscal year ending June 30. 1950 by at least 5 per cent. Another by Senators Wherry <R- NcbK Bridges (R-NHi and Ferguson ta-Mich) amis Ht n balanced budget iittxt year through spending reductions of from 5 to 10 per cent. Critics say both moves ash President Truman to make decisions on cutting funds that Congress was unable or unwilling to do. Ironically, neither company nor union will know for sometime who actually won the strike that cost Ford and Die workers an estimated $17,000,000. Attempts to select either a single arbitrator or a three-man board will begin tomorrow But it may be weeks before any decision is handed down on the main Issue—allocation of manpower. Meanwhile, Ford speeded arrangements to get assembly lines rolling again in Its big Industrial empire Maintenance workers at the Lincoln phnit started back first. The rest of Lincoln's 6,000 em- ployes are to be recalled tomorrow together with 16,000 of the 59,000 workers at the huge Rouge plan! Detroit plants must supply parti, for Ford's other factories, so thos outside the city will be shut down longer, until a backlog can be built up. While production is getting unde way again, three-man silb-commil- mlll»"vy value• kre'il'l to" V* sold to Communist China either. Along with a. trade iwltcy built on these lines, the State Department is intensively studying the Chinese situation and its Impact on general American foreign policy toward the Far Fast. Only Matter of Time Officials believe It only a ques- lon of time until the Commun- sts take over the whole huge ter- Itory of China. Possibly soon, the Communl.sU! are expected to proclaim formation of a new Chinese government. This will raise the question of American recognition, and while no final decision has been made all ndlcatlons are that this government eventually will recognize the new regime and establish diplomatic relations with it. Action along this line IB expected to be taken In concert with other non-Communist countries, such as Britain and France, with which the United States Is already discussing the formation of a solid non-Communist front^ln Asia as In Europe. WASHINGTON. May HO (/I 1 ) — Fleet Admiral Wlliinm 1".> lociny cautioned the tuition nonius plnn t UK Us defenso on "improvct wen poiis" mid declared the air craft cnri'liT Is "tho most polcntln preserver of IMMICC in our bag o tricks." In all address nt u Memoria Dny proftrntn. llahey did not men lion directly the Defense IVpuit ment's recent order hnltlntc win on Iho Navy's proposed super-rui Her. nut the retired "Hull" of tl P lie If to -sen war roiirod Into LI controversy over tho Air Force high-flying Il-'.tO long rango Ixnnbc HiOsey declared he has soon Na\ Jet lighters zoom from EI cm rl deck In "n mutter of mlnuLc.s" the -lO.OOfl-foot altitude itl which Ihc H-36 operates, hu s»lcl ho WHS "amiued" nl- claims tins bomber Is "Invulnerable to lighter lulcrccp- ! tlon. "There is no oucan nnd easy way to win wars, uiul we cnnnoL plucc too much reliance upon unproved weapons," ho told the Meet Ilo- si'i'Vu Association. • Ni-eil All Thrrc "Your Nnvy, your Army, nnd your Alv Force will all IMJ ncce.ssury, "Wo must protect our Mine-tested weapons the ovor~/nivlous uLteninccs of the so-eallcd nxiwrt.s." Hnlsey fciild he was "unxlously awHitinK" H sUKBff>tcd test bcLwecn the D-no nnd the Navy's carrlt:r- bn-sed Jets proposed by the House Armed Services Committee. Aim of the mm'k battle i.s lo sotllr the de- hale whether tl.e blR bomber iniikes U less necewinry lo MipporL n strong force of naval carriers. Hnlsey de.scrlued Iho carrier ns "the spearhead, the ciillhn; edgr. of modern nnval jxiwer, purtlcularU as It wns developed by the Unltei Stutes Navy." "The Air Force has ticqulrcd gradually hioreaslng Inmorttince \\ our national defetifie, 1 ' lie went on "and that importance Is rendil Acknowledged by both tho Arm and the Navy. "But the Ale Force hius by n means xuperscried those older scrv lee.s nor rendered them nnnecc* sary." Halney recited the services of car rlens In the pacific wur. The plnne» did Ihc rccounal&umcc Lhi made It possible to seize IJII.SCH, he .said; Battened the enemy defenses; gave the air cover lo ground forces a* they landed and fought Inlund. Can Preserve Fruce ' : Only after the hasc hud Siceii .telred, nfler nir fields hnd been Russians Say 'No' To Allies' Proposal For German Unity I'AHIS, May 30. (AP)—Russia rejected today the weal's for uniliiiK Gei'inuny under Hie Bonn constitution, +d French source reported. Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Y. Vishlnsky gave Moscow's answer u the Joint Western project In the cvcnlh meeting of this session of ho Foreign Ministers Council. Tho proposal wns submitted Sat- iduy by U. S. Secretary of State Achcson, British Foreign Secretary Hevln and French Foreign Minister Schtimnn. It Invited Enst Germany to Join Ihc fcdcrnlliwd regime adopted by the 11 stale* of tho Amcrlcnn, British and French occupation y,oni'u. Authorllalivo sources In the Western camp Imd predicted the Russians eventually would reject Ihe, Western offer. These sources feel no doubt Hint pro-Western groups will win ii free election In all Germany and tho Iron curtain will bo pushed back lo (he Polish nnd Czechoslovak frontiers. Initial Soviet comment, voiced by Tnss and Russian publications, criticized the Western plnn as a breach of tho I'olsdnm ngrccmcnt, which established Iho four-power allied ntrol council for Germany. A ro 'KMT SCHOOL pArnu—Miss Cirncu McKnlglil, daughter or Mrs. T \j Lliulsoy. and a incmt)cr o( Ihe 11)50 Kriidunllnu i-lBHS of Ulylhcvlllo ItlKli School, will edit (no "Chlcku- saw." student publication, next year. This year's titalf, headed by Clinrlca Cl. McUanlel, selected Miss Mc- KnlRhl to the key position next ear. She: worked on the business nff of (ho impel- this year. to tees will from the company and union try for three days, starting Tuesday, to select a single arbitrator to settle their differences. If they fall, each side will name one member of a three-man board. The two selected then will try to choose a third party within a limited lime. Should they be unable to agree, the post will go to Dr. Harry Shiilman. impartial umpire under the Ford contract c ixty Girl Scouts Win Recognition '•or Work in Lone Troop Association WeotHer Arkansas forecast: Partly Cloudy this afternoon, tonight and Tuesday with scattered thundershowers. Warmer in northwest portion thi: Jltaflcrnoon. Missouri forecast: Partly CloudV loday. tonight and Tuesday will Mattered 'ate afternoon and nighttime showers. No Important tcm- lieraturc changes. Minimum this morning—67. Maximum yesterday- 83. Minimum Sun. monihig—61. Maximum Saturday—84. Sunset today—7:06 Sunrise tomorrow—4:49. Precipitation 48 hours from 7 a.m loday—.36. Tolal since Jan. 1—27.73. Mean temperature (midway be tween high and low)—75. Normal mean for May—70.2. This Date Last Year Minimum Ihis morning—63. Mnxtmnm vpstcrday—80 Precipitation Jan. 1 lo this dat —22.72. Almost 60 Girl Scouts from Ihe 5lythcville Lone Troop Association eceived advancement and rccog- itlon for outstanding Scout work t the Court of Awards conducted esterday at the First Methodist Church. In addition to the scouting awards. 11 leaders also received rcc- gnltion. In scouting, the highest . wards went to Mary Jo Eaton and June Stires. when they were presented the Curved Bar. Leadership awards were based on vc.irs of services and Mrs. Glenn O. Ladd. who is president of the lyme Troop Association, received a 10- year pen. plus four one-year pens for H years of leadership. Snecial leadership awards were presented to Mrs. R B. Stout for her help with the annual Girl Scout tra and assistance in dramatics work and to Mrs. Leon Oen- nlng for her work as treasurer ol the association for the past five years. Both were presented associate Girl Scout pins- V. Brownlei Honored At Icnsl 22 Brownies received membership pendants signifying year's membership in a Brownie Troop, Mrs. John CiUdill present- cd penants to the following: Sara Lou Bovcllc Donna Sue Byrd. Mary Ann Stout. Mary ravers Stevenson. Nancy Bogan. Sara Tnimble. June Moore. Janoel Smith, Lydia. Jo Sudbury. Mnble Lee Luasford.' and cy Cnudill. Mrs. John Miles Miller presented pendants to: Barbara Ann Gurnow, Rose Joyce Ingrum. Marylynn Jones. Mclia Saliba. Ann Blackwell, Marsha Blackard, Linda Bean, Marcia Lee Webb. Irby Lynn Hodge. Carolyn Sue Arncy. and Rona Fay Meadors. These presentations followed a Hag ceremony with Rhonda Eaton. color bearer and Betty Lee Garrott and Carol Ann Holt, guards, and Service Council Members to Act On Parks Proposal Members of the Blytheville Community Service Council will meet at 4:30 p.m. tomorrow in the municipal courtroom In City Hall to discuss Ihc first city-wide project for the new organization. It wns announced today by the Rev. I^ester D. Strubhar, council chairman and pastor of the First Christian , welcoming by Mrs. Ladd. chllrch T|ie co , ]nc! |- s executive commit- Business Census In Blytheville Gets Under Way Today Work on the taking of a business census of Blythevllle to determine the industrial and business growth of this city In tho past 10 years began this afternoon under the dl- rcc.Hnn of flurvert Fln«'lnck of Pnrn- zould, district supervisor who has established offices wilh the Chamber of Commerce. Tlie business survey Is being made by the Department of Commerce and Is the first business census taken since 1939. The survey Is expected to tnke the approxl- mntely three weeks. Three enumerators have been employed to make the survey, he said. They are Ivy Crawford of Blythevllle. Leon Kirksey of Joncs- boro and Monte Barrow of Paragon Id. Mr. Blaylock urged complete co- peratton of all business men in Bly- thevllle and asked that each be expecting (he enumerators to call lor an Interview. He said that the main information lo be sought in the survey Is the amount of business now being done by each business. built, and after shore-bused aircraft had been flown In, only then did the Navy turn over the command to the Army and move forward to seize Another base closer to Jnpnn," he dcclnrcd. The "first nnd paramount" usefulness of the carrier Is to preserve the peace, the ndmlrnl said. Ho added: '"Hie very fact of Its mobility— Its ability to move on any portion of the earth's surFnco that Is wntcr .... Its potential threat lo any transgressor of the peace, mate It a most potential, mid in my opinion the most potential preserver of peace In our bag of tricks. "And in the unfortunate. Ihe horrible event that war will ensue. I can be a frcoly moving base, fairly easily protected, from which bomb Ing attacks with all types of bomb: may be delivered." An. Vera Scolt Killed in Wreck Husband Is Seriously Hurt; Both Formerly, Resided in Blytheville Mrs. Vein Scott of Kcnnett, Mo formerly of Ulylhcvlllo. wnn klllt InMnnlly and her husband Dr. Jol Hcolt u Kennctt ontomortrM. wl also formerly lived hero, w'a* seriously Injured early yesterday in an automobile accident near Jackson, Mo. Reports of the accident stated that Or. and Mrs. Sroll nnd another couple were enroutc from Kennctt to St. I.oiils to attend tho St. Louls- PltUuurgh baseball game there ycs- rdny. at tho llmo of the accident. The report, staled that the car Ucd to make a curve on Highway near Jnckson and turned over ivcrnl times. Mrs. Scolt died In- mUly and Dr. Scott mid Ihc other inn. ulso Mild lo ho n doulor, mo :portcd In n serious condition at a npc Glrardeau hospital. I.osrs Arm One of Dr. Scott's amis wns said i have been ninputntcd 111 the ac- Idcnt and his buck nnd leg brok- ain crlllclsm was that tho plan ovldcs for majority decisions, llm- .ng the veto power. Vlshtnsky hns proposed the con- ol council be reestablished to sup- •vlse a German administrative ouncll representing economic bod- In llio Eastern and Western ones. Tho Western powers, on the oilier and, proposed Unit Eastern Ger- inny lie allowed to Join the Gcr- lan government being set up at !onn. Western German leaders ycstcr- lay gnve Ihclr support to the allied iroposnl. Meeting nt Frankfurt, the nlnlslcrs president of slates in the U. S. Occupation Zone unanimously endorsed tho plan. They registered opposition to the German proposals. Meanwhile, officials here believed the West had scored on the German propaganda front wilh their plan,-The offer of limited self-government under the. Bonn constitution Is believed to be rr-ore *llrac- " Ih'i Ucrtimtu Ihan'p* Riw- an "back to poUdani* ilemano.' Twenty Pupils Register For B.H.5. Summer Schoo Twenty students registered loda for the six weeks of summer schoi being offered nt the Ulylhcvll High School. W. D. Tommcy, principal iui today that students would be a lowed to register tomorrow at a.m. Courses nrc being offered In En glish, typing, bookkeeping, and Ar crican history, wilh three of the Mrs. Scott wns formerly employe; y tho Adams Appliance Company ere and her husband, before Ihi wnr. was employed by tho .l.C. Pen ey store here. Dr. Scott entered optomcrlr: chool .shortly after his dlsching rom the iirmcd services nnd h opened practice In Kennclt nfter hi iradii.illnn hist year. Mrs. Rcolt's parents reside Inytl, Mo. Funeral services lor Mr icolt will be conducted tomorrow i 1 p.m. In Ihc Methodist Church 1 Ilaytl. Jap Broadcasting Firm Names New President 500 Inspect O/eo Factory n Osceo/o More Uinn BOC Mississippi County csldcnts Saturday Inspected tin Icomargnrlnc fnclory recently com- letcd In Osccola by Osccoln Foods, nc., when open house wns observed y the owners of the plant. L.O.B 'oung of Osccola Is president of he company which erected the 385,000 plant, which Is the first to ; operated In Arkansas. Included among the visitors was group of about 80 GI trainee] rom Luxorn. Visitors from out of slntc Included )nve Dixon, New Orleans, La., rcp- cschlntlvc of the Great Southern Box Company. The plant wns not In operation luring the open house for the plant, nit company officials and employes showed the visitors through the plant nnd explained the various stages in the process of converting fined cottonseed and soybean oils Into oleomargarine. Mr. Young snld that the plant will be In operation tomorrow. Trlnl runs were made several days ngo In the new plant. TOKYO, Mny 20 </T> — TcLsu Fiiriisnkl. former secretary of t! League of Nations nnd former Lo don correspondent for Ihc new paper Asnhl. was chosen president of Ihc Japan Broadcasting Corp., tcdny. Managing director of Ihc corporation for the past three years, he egular faculty retained for the In- succeeds Hvnsaburo Taknno, who structors. died last month. tee recently endorsed plans of the city's new park commission for a financial campaign to obtain funds Holland and Rose Lead to""c'tiuTp ptayVrolmtTsites recently \ 500-Mile Speed Event 19 Girls Vie for 1949 Miss Blytheville Title in Jaycees' Annual Beauty Fete obtained hy the city through pur- I ... f . Hoff-Wfly Mark chase and donations. j "• ' If Ihe council, which i.-, correlating agency for all of the city's civic, I , religions. patriotic and service I clubs, approved the campaign, each INDIANAPOLIS. May 30. (/P| — The team of Billy Holland and Mrs Leonard Johnson conducted I o f the organizations represented in the Fly-up Ceremony in which the council will be asked to furnish nine-year old Brownies were re-1 ceived Into the Girl Scouts. She was assisted by Scouls Gail Whttsitt and Linda Rayder. The following were presented Brownie Wings: Gall Brogd«n, George Ann Byrd, Beth Johnson. Darlene Felnberg, Nelia Woods, Nan Miller, Toby Ann ton?. Kay LaFcrncy. Linda Lou Dilworlh. Elsoe Webster. Anlce Se» O1KL SCOUTS on Pif* 1* Mauri Rose today was engaged In a record breaking duel of speed at the half way mark of the 500-mile workers in a one-day drive to raise the funds which will provide a minimum amount of equipment for the playgrounds In order that they may be used during the remainder of the summer. The council also will be asked to consider plans advanced by Ihe Blythevllle Ministerial A'liauce to arrange for a Fourth of July pro I gram. autmobile race . Holland, of Reading, Pa., lead at 250 miles wilh Rose. South Bend, Ind., Just 28 1 ! 2 seconds behind him. Joie Chltwood, Reading. Pa., was third with George Connor, Los Angeles, also » team mate of the pace setters, fourth. Holland's time was 2.iV18 a record for the distance. HU average wu l» i 16 milt* an hour. Twenty-four openings remain for] entries In the junior division of the 1949 Beauly Pagcnt, Mrs. Gilbert D. Hammock, Jr., entry chairman, said today. Fifteen boys and nine girls between the ages of three and five may still enlcr the competition for Ihc titles of "Mr. Jayccc President of 1075" and "Junior Miss Dlylhevlllc of 1949" she said. Deadline Is Saturday Deadline for all entries. Including Ihc "Miss Blylhevlllc" division. Is Saturday. Entries will be received through Saturday but none will be accepted after thai day. Mrs. Hammock said. Entries In the Junior divisions are limited to 25 contoslans each. There Is no limit on entries for the "Miss Blylhvllle" competition. The Beauty Pageant, sponsored by the Blythevllle Junior Chamber of Commerce, will be held at 8 p.m. June 8 on Haley Field If the weather Is clear, and In the Legion auditorium If It rains. In addition to Ihose previously announced, Mrs. Hammock loday listed 13 new fnlranis. These bring the total to date to 45—19 In the 1 Mis» Blythevllle" event, 16 In the •Junior Miss Blytheville" compctl- .1011 nnd 10 In Hie "Mr. Jayccc :'rcsidcnt of 1975" division. New Tntrlrs Listed The new entries Include: "Miss Ulylhevllle—Miss Barbara Stcwnrt, sponsored by J. C. Penney Co.: Miss Bobble Whlscnhunt, Hub hard Hardware; Miss Mnry Grn; Smith Ponttac Co.: Miss Mary Ola Phillips of Leachvlllc, Riggs Molo: Co. of Lenchvlllc: Miss Gladys Phil lips of Leachville, Chambltn Sale: Co. of Blythevll':; Miss Evn June Ellis. R. D. Hughes. '•Junior Miss Blythevllle"—Sam Jean Blackard, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Marshall Blackard, spon sored by the Fly-Inn; Peggy Gunn daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. L Gunn, Beauty Clinic; Diane Halscl' daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Melvl: Halsell. Nabers' Grocery: Alyce An McClure. daughter of Mr. nnd Mrs Joe McClure, Phillips Motor Co. "Mr. Jnycee President of 1975"— William (Buba> Hays, son of M and Mrs. Hndley Hays, Hays Store John Stlckmon, sorr of Mr. an Mrs. Llovd Sllckmon, Charles S Lemons Furniture. Inc.; Loy Lc ?.on of Mr. and Mrs. Wade Le Pat O'Bryaut Jewelry Stox*. Insurance Men In Blytheville Elect Officers J. Louis Cherry. Saturday, was Icclcd to head the Blythevllle As- oclallon of Life Underwriters, to uccced J. A. Bryant. Mr. Cherry will assume his duties s president of the insurance men's irgnntzntlon July 1. The election vas a part of the monthly luneh- 'on meeting, conducted Saturday it the Hotel Noble. Other officers selected include: O. J. Rodgcrs, vice-president; And V. Paul Mahon, secretary, treasurer. The four diiectors elected Include: C. E. Edds. T. W. Wyatt, E. H. Ford and E. S. Chiles. L. E. Old wns named national commit- tccmnn. Guests at Saturday's meeting Included C. R. Moore, and Nathan Dcvers. who was inducted as a new member. nationalists Nominate New Premier to Take Orcr Gen. He's Duties CANTON. China, May 30 Ku Cheng was nominated Nationalist premier today to succeed Gen. Ho YIng-Chln. who has been try- Ing to resign for some time. The nomination, by the Central Political Council of the Kuoming- tang, the government party, is to be presented to the legislative Yuan Tuesday, with approval expected. Ku Is former president of the Judicial Yuan and a veteran legislator. It Is believed that Ho will retain the post of defense minister. rhlch he has held concurrently wilh the premiership.

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