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rAOft flCM BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, MAY 30,1949 State Launches War on Syphilis Obituaries S«rv*y Sfcow» 14 Out Of Every 100 Infected UTCC MOCK. Kay JO-^Approri- •wtaly W out at rrerj 100 Ml»sls- dpf* County rwident* have syphilis cr «m» other Te»eie«J dl&ea&e and th* U J. Publle BMlth Service has Jctfned with the Artamu State Board of Health In a statewide ff^^mif, to do something about it. flUrtinc June t, this double -bar- Ktod attack on Syphilis the Sleeper, a recognised cause of insanity, heart disease, babies born blind and many other of mankind's Ills is go- taf to send— health authorities hope— at least 80,000 Arlcansans to ic« their doctor* and local health departments. BUW TetU rrerided Although the test for syphilis Is eomparatiYely simple—a few drops of blood eiamlned by an expert- many persons apparently nurse a notion that "they" are Immune. Consequently many a victim of the corrosive killer sit* Idly by until too l»te. Dr. T. T. Boss, state health officer, kicked off the campaign with etery, rhe announcement that Arkansas ] cobb health workers and physicians have found more cases of congenital typliUi* than have been found in any other state but, happily. A anxu h«J th» best facility in the nation for treating syphilis— the Hot Springs Medical Center. "Syphilis can be cured in Its early attges by the use of penicillin," aaid Dr. Bc«s. "Even in ad- Tanced cases this drug can and will stop the damage and arrest the case. Our problem here in Ark- aiua* Is to discover the folks who haV» syphilis . S«ney The score Is simply this, warned Mrt. W. B. Thompson DIM In Horn* of H*r Daughter L«*t rites for Mrs, Hfzzla Thompson, «6. were conducted »t 2 p.m. this afternoon at the First Baptist Church, by the Rev, B. C. Brown, pastor." Mrs. Thompson, widow of W. B. Thompson, had resided In Mississippi county all her life. She was born In Osceola, May 1, 1B83, and died at Walls Hospital about noon yesterday. She moved from Osceola to Blythevllle while she was still a child and In 1914 was married to Mr. Thompson, a farmer In this area. He died July 19, 19*5, since then Mrs. Thompson has lived with her daughter, Mrs. Ivan Van Patten at 418 South Lake Street. Mrs. Thompson had been a patient at the Walls Hospital for about 10 days prldr to her death, but had been in poor health since January, and bedfast since March. Mrs. Thompson was .in active member of the first Baptist Church, and had held several church offices. Her daughter, a step-son. E. C. Thompson, and i. sister, Mrs. W. H. Brittaln, all of Blythevllle, are the only survivors. Burial was la Maple Grove Cem- under the direction of the Funeral Home. The pallbearers were: Howard Jackson, Claud Rowland, Herbert Joyner, Pred Boyatt, John Mayes and E. P. Hardln. 17 Wilson Seniors Get Diplomas; Hear Educator W1L9ON, Ark., May 30—T. M. Stinnett »f Washington, D .C., associate *ecretaj-y of the National Education Association, delivered the commencement address to the 11 Wilson High School seniors at the commencement exercises In the school auditorium Friday night. The processional "Pomp and Circumstance" was played by Helen Harden .and the Rev. H. Lynn Wade, pastor of the Wilson Methodist Church, gave the Invocation. Musical numbers were: "I Do Not Ask. O Ijord" by the senior trio, Lewell McAfee, Mary Ryals and Bonnie Ooble, and "Bless This House" by Peggy Brinkley. The valedictory address wa.s given by Lewell Mae McAfee and the salua- lorv address was given by Mary Ryals. Perfect attendance awards were presented to grade school pupils, who had a perfect record in attendance ,by O. W. Patchell, principal. J. E. Craln presented diplomas to the following. Billy Boylcs. Peguy Brinklcv, Curtis Coburn, Claudia Campbell, Bettye Davis, Douglas Forester, Lula Mae Precis. Bonnie GoWe, John LaRue, Joyce Luallcn, Lewell Mae McAfee, Jimmy Powell, Mary Ryals, Carrold Ray, Billie Ann Stanrod, Charles stanrod and Sue Tyler. The Rev. A. F. Muncy, pastor of the Wilson Batptlst Church, gave the benediction. Secrecy Bars May Keep AEC Hearing Quiet GIRL SCOUTS Continued from Page 1 WASHINGTON, May 30—</P)— Some colleagues said today that .secrecy bars may limit attempts of Senator Hlckenlooper <R-lowa) to prove publicly that David E. Lllienttial 1.5 guilty of "Incredible mismanagement" of atomic affairs. Hlckenlooper has called for public hearings by the Senate-House Atomic Committee, beginning Wednesday. He said lie Is "prepared to produce the proof" at these hearings that Lllienlhal has been lax in hlx duties and should quit as chairman of the Atomic Energy Commission. But some Senators said privately they doubt that anything like the full controversy between the Iowa Senator and the AEC chairman can be aired at,such hearing because of the necessity of keeping A-lx>mb secrets Intact. Tile AEC operates like an Iceberg, with most of its mass below the -secrecy water-line, so that only those directly Involved and the Senate-House committee can be .old of what Is going cm below the urfacc. Hlckenlooper apparently Is direc- Ing his attack on Lllicuthal primarily toward what he has snid were oopholcs in its program of keeping atomic secrets safely sealed away "roin the world's prying eyes; Or Roasi H infected go either to * | Ir. Final Kites Tomorrow For Mrs. Viola Pankey Fimeurl services for Mrs. Viola Pankey, 71, will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow, at Cobb Funeral Chapel, by the Rev. P. H. Jernlgnn, pastor of the Calvary Baptist Church. Mrs. Pankey was the widow of Alzono Pankey, ft farmer, who died She died last night at her nrivate physician or take advantage home at 401 South 16th Street. She of the free hospitaliiatton and had lived here since 19<M. But was treatment at the Hot Springs Rapid born at Cave In Rock 111. Treatment Center, a matter of from five to eight days. Home interesting facts have come out of the work of the Delta Plantation Survey comprising three team* of fact-finders now busy living free blood tests. One of these facU i* that east and south Ark- •ansaa have more syphilis than oth- «r sections. Another Is the level of •yphllis falls wherever the level of education rise*. Dr Bdgw J- B»*leT. direclor of t*M Venereal Disease Control Divl- atari of the State Board of Health, detailed procedure of the coming VD oampaign. Every possible means te toing to be utilized to slam over the fact that anyone can have •yphilis and not even know It, The only possible way to be sure there i» no infection Is to get a Wood test either at the office of a toe*] physician w at any local health department' Man Who Come to See His Son Graduate Dies ••fore the Exercises Mrs. Pankey Is survived by five sons. Earl, Herbert, C. B. and T. Pankey, all of Blythevllle and E W. Pnnkey of Dyess: and four daughters, Mrs. James Cathey and-Mrs. Shirley Goff of Blythevllle, Mrs. C. E. Parks of Wabash, Ind., and Mrs. Jess Medlin of Gobler. Mo.; two brothers. Howard Hill of Ber- nle. Mo., and W. H. Hill of Oxnard, Calif.; and a sister, Mrs. Arthur Rose of Lomila, Calif. Six grandsons, Jlmmle, Barton and Willis Cathey. Buddy Wright, Bobby and Charles Herbert Pankey will be the active pallbearers. Motorist Fined $150; Three Forfeit Bonds CONWAY, Ark., May 30. Wj—A father -who came her* to see his son graduate from college with high honor* died unexpectedly yesterday. He WH Charles Elmore Ferguson •1, editor of the -weekly Nashville (Ark.) News. H« was ttslcken with a heart attack while attending the Hendrix baccalaureate service at a Conway thurch and died shortly afterward at a hotel. The »on, Charles, Jr., »'ho wil not 'complete hie studies until the . summer iession, was to have been honored as having the highest »ch olastlc mark In the senior class. H also was to have received a specla economics award. After his father' death he did not participate in th graduation exercises yesterday af temooo. Hendrix awarded degrees to 13 persons. Arkansas State Teacher College, which also had Its com- I mencement yesterday, awarded de-! trees to 231. 1 Negro Taken from Jail By Mob is Found Dead IRWTNGTON, Ga., May 30. (ify— A younK Negro accused of shooting at a white man was taken from jail by a mob here last night. His body was found today at nearby Sandy Creek. First reports did not disclose the cause of death. The Negro had been arrested after Sherilt Oeorge Hatcher charged he was fired upon at a juke joint where he had tone to quiet a disturbance. The \Negro was Clalp Hill, 28. Word of his death was received by the sheriffs wife in a telephone call from Sandy Springs. L^roy Hyman. Neuro, wa.s fined $150 and costs In Municipal Court this morning on a charge of driving while under the influence of quor with (loo of the fine sus- encierf. Hyinan was arrested yesterday fter the car lie was driving crash- d into two others parked in fcont f the Assembly of God Church at he intersection of Seventh and Ash SlreeLs. Two other men forfeited J45.25 cash bonds In court tills morning on similar charges. They were Boyce Webb and Carlos Kegley. Bennle Smith forfeited a $10 bond charge of failing lo stop at a trnf- ic light nnd operntlng a motor vehicle without a city license. Elwyn Caldwell Named Mayor of Boys' State City LITTLE ROCK, May 30. (;T|—Ar kansas' annual boys stale began Its study of government at Camp Rob inson yesterday by electing officer of four mythical cities. Three hundred boys arc attendln the week-long encampment spon sored by the American Legion. The officers include: i Jefferson City—Elwyn Caldweil, Dell, mayor; Austin Coates, Helena, Marshal; Robert Dunlavy. Payette- ville, city treasurer; Kenneth Shirley, Paragould, city collector; Marlon Bird, Magnolia, alderman. Lincoln City—John A. Sink, Newport, mayor; David E. Lashley, fay- ettevllle, city clerk; Field Wasson, Fayetleville, marshal; Jimmy L. Shaneyfelt, Osceola, and Malcolm Graves, El Dorado, aldermen. Wilson city—Dugan Abernathy, Jonesboro, mayor; Charles Haynle, Camden, city clerk; Bill Campbell. Magnolia, marshal; Bill McKelvey, Paragould, city collector; Travis Coulter. Texarkana, alderman. Washington city—Russell Bulloch, Montlcello, mayor; Jack Sehon, Kl Dorado, city clerk; Oscar Young. Helena, marshal; Tommy Blackwood, Jonesboro, alderman. Couple Confess To Thefts of 17 U.S., State Checks JONESBORO. Ark.. Mav 30. (fl Theft of n government and state checks and money orders In Missouri have been admitted by a mai and woman jailed here last week Post Office authorities announce) here today. The couple. Jess Lehman John son. 45, of Caraway and Dixie Jeai KillmuE], 31, (alias Dixie Johnson' signed a confession admitting theft 'n St. Louis nnd on rural routes in : "Siiutheast Mtsoaurl, Earl Young i ; i-.i Office inspector, stated. H said members of the U. S. Secre Service and the Post Office Depart ment had been conducting th search for the two for severa months. Checks cashed ranged from $13.8 Missouri welfare checks to govern ment pension checks up to $139. The were cashed In St. Loui Gideon and Hornci'sville, Mo.,' an u Leachvllle, Monetle and Blac Oak. Ark. At a hearing before the U. commissioner here, the two we charged with forgery and ulterin Both were released on bond. Chandler, Mary Lou Garnetl, Mary Beth Marr, Mary Grace Lowery, Anita Wroten and Pat Wlilingham. Mrs. Coady Eaton, leader of the Lange Troop, presented Second Class Badges signifying the completion of 11 activities In each of the Girl Scout fields to: Ruth Johnson, Carolyn Wren, Jenette Huey, Rebecca Gear, Mary Lou Arney, and Barbara Swift. The.se girls also received their Cook badges, for completing a cooking school. Mather* Recocniwd. Too Central Troop Leader Mrs. W. R. Campbell, presented the second class badges to: Donna Dcdman, Patsy Fisher, Kay Lunsford, Linda Rayder, Dorothy Shepherd, Gail Whltsitt, Mary Alice Wroten, Jean Beacham. Martha -Ami Bean. Carol Fruman and Mary Louise Scrap. Miss Mary Jo Eaton, an assistant leader, presented the Sudbury Troop members badges. They went to Monya Kay Blankenship, Glanda Lewis, Delorcs Adams, and Joy leman. drs. Ladd presented badges s>B- yinfi participation in Troop Dra- atic.s. My Troop. Junior citizens ooking nnd Architecture, to Patsy caver, Jimmie Homer, Carol Ann oil, Nancy Hnmby, Mary Ka afton and Betty Lee Garrott. Rhonda Eaton was presented he rst Class Scout Budge for com eting work on 11 badges. Membership, stars, with a sta presenting each year of girl scoi adership went to: Mrs. Cauclil rs. Fred Steadinnn. Mrs. W. ampbeil, for one year's service; U> Mrs. John Miles Miller [or two ears; Mrs. J. P. Giirrott and Mrs. eonard Johnson for three years ervice: Mrs. Hugh Whltsitt for five ears, Mrs. Coady Eaton for seven ears and Mrs. Ladd for 14 years of ervice. 12-Year-OM Gardener Steps Up Production Jimmi* Goforth, 12-year old »on of Mr. and Mr*. T. W. Goforth at 215 West Cherry, has a boast to make about tils gardening. He believes he's the only gardener In town that can produce four radishes from a single seed. The deformed vege- ' table was displayed tills morning at the courier News olflce by the proud owner. Jlmmle said that his radishes, ettuce, and onions, had all been jood, and that he was still waiting or his tomatoes to com* out as the best In town. Physiologists say that the conscious experience of appetite is .quite different from that of hunger. To Donate Photo Trop/i HOT SPRINGS, Ark., May 30. ( —C. E. Pnltner. publisher of a gro of Arkansas newspapers. v.'.!l c nalo a permanent trophy foi t nniniul niswspholo competition photographers of Arkansas Afta cinled Press newspapers. IT M he can get back to New York, where he's Mae West's "tall, dark and handsome" in "Diamond LU." Steve was mauling Virginia when I visited the set. She came over and eaid: "Did you see the way Steve stole that scene from me, pulling my hair hi front of my face?" "It's a habit with me," kidded Steve, "I dM (he iune thlni to you in 'The Beet Yexra of Our Lives'." I kidded Jimmy about playing naval hero John Paul Jones, which may be his next role. Jimmy gets seasick Just looking at his boat at anchor at Balboa Bay. •As long as we shoot all the scenes on a sound stage In Burbank," he grinned, "111 be all right." Hollywood Continued from fate 4 ler film currently in production. Quite a leap from the sensitive hero of Savoyan's "Time of Your Life" a paranoiac killer, but Jimmy making it to bolster two bank accounts—his own and Warner Brothers. This Is the third time Jimmy has come back to Warners after excursions into independent production. He fought with the studio in '37 and went to Grand National for two films. He came back, had another fight and with brother Bill headed his own company during the war. He'll star now in three Warner films and then he and Bill will produce three of their own for Warner release. That's eating your cake and having it, too. White Heat" is a gangster story, with Jimmy bumping off live fellows before he gets killed himself. One of his victims is Steve Cocli- ran. who makes the mistake of making love to Jimmy's wife, Virginia Mayo. Steve is killed off ear- Service — That's Our Motto.' We spare DO effort lo providing an EXTRA everyday prescription service which means extra convenience to'you Feel tree to call on us at any time Prompt delivery service Phone 5OT WOODS DRUG STORE C. A. Taut Construction Company Authorized Dealer for Butler Steel Buildings —Genera) Contracting V. O. Bo\ «'.( Phone 896 Blythevllle. Ark. V 'o/ish Jews Break With Wor/d Congress WARSAW. May 30. Wt—The Cen- ral Committee of Polish Jews an- joimced today it had si 'eel its ties vith the World Jewish Congress. A plenary session denounced vhat it termed the failure of world Jewish leadership to support receipt icnce congresses. The reference ap- isrently was to meetings held in ^ew York and Paris. The .committee's resolution said: There is no object in maintaining further contact with the present eaUership of the World Jewkli Congress." Negro Deaths Funeral services for Sarah Ann Lee. 43. of Joiner, will he conducted tomorrow at the Baptist Church in Joiner. Burial will be In the Evadale Cemetery. She died at her home in Joiner Saturday. She is survived by one daughter and two brothers. Home Funeral Home of Blythevllle Ls in charge. it has a hard-wax finish GRIFFIN BUCK > MOWN • TAN - OXltOOD UNIFORM Headquarters • Baseball e Softball Get Our Prices Say 11 ... With Plowert THE FLOWER SHOP Glencoe Building Phone 4491 or 2741 TAXI and TRUCK DRIVERS UNIFORMS All Colors — Gabardine $12.95 HUDSON Cleaner-Clothier-Tailor Hc«d Courier News Want Ad» PIANO TUNING and REPAIR The only PERFECT TUNING by STROBOCONN between Memphis >nd St. Louis. WHY TAKK LESS THAN THE BKST? RADIO REPAIR on all models and mikes— done by a LICENSED repair expert—EVERY JOB OUAR- ANTEEI). WHY PAY MORE FOR LESS? 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