The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 25, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 25, 1949
Page 7
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 25, lf)49 BLYTHEVIUJS (ARK.) COURIER NEWB Fires in Forests Take Heavy Toll Burning Tree Falls, Killing Workman; Four Others Injured Rv Hie Associated 1'ress Tlie battle- afiaiiist fires fAGE SKVKN Obituaries A. S, Catching, South Missco Planter, Dies Funeral services were held In Bassett this, morning for Archibald Stcelc catching, 64. South Mississ- Nr.rth American forests took a tav- i i|1 , I>1 County plant- • and land owner who died al the Memphis Baptist 1 Hospital Tuesday after in illness ornble Uirr today. Hain nnd diminishing winds aided Ihe fir? fighters. The £itw.llo» is slill serious, h.iw- evcr, in many areas. Flame.; have wiped nit valuable timber in west- urn Unllcrl Slates. New England and • Ji^ Cn-iarii. ; One person was killed and four Injured yesterday in California's forcsl ffros. Harry T. Meyer. 32- year-old lumber crewman, \vns klll- rd by i frlline; Irec in Stanislaus Nation** 1 Forest where flames have Wtr-keiK-d more Ihan 7,100 acres, '^fr'ire 'tehters i]i Idaho's national fo'-est <Mil! were running into trouble One of four major b!cz»s In Tavellp National Forest broke locsc ye.>ferd^y ^nd ran over an eslimal- cd 6.000 acres. "H'P tola! Fayette fire area spread lo ?i"CO acres. An additional 125 mt-n were beins added to the 1.700 at'cmp'in?. to check the flumes Two of Ihe main fires were inuier control. The outlook in the Black Hills of South D.ikUa was promising. R".:IR- pr:: looked for favorable winds to blew the flumes back over hurued on' avc.i.s. An estimated o.0?o acres of timberland and 10.000 acres of Writer Admits Restricted Data In B-36 Memo WASHINGTON. AU2. 25. Wt—The suspended Navy official who wrote the anonymous memo that touched oil the B-3C investigation acknowledged loriay he put "confidential data" into it. Ccdric Woir.i also tom the House Armed Services Committee he had given a copy of the document to plane manufacturer Glenn Martin without knowing whether Martin was entitled to secret information. The document now has reached many hands. Committee Counsel Joseph B. Keenan suggested that parts of it relating performance figures of the giant, six-engine intercontinental bomber, "might help an enemy or Tuesday of seven weeks. The Rev. L. T. Lawrence, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church Osceola officiated, assisted by the Rev. Rny L. McLester, pastor of Joiner Methodist Church. Burial followed iir the Bassett cemetery with Citizen Funeral Home. West Memphis, in charge. He was born in 1885. the son of the late Franklin D. Catching nnd 1 potential enemy." Mary Steele Catching of Georee- "I don't doubt that they had it." Worth said. The exchange'on confidential material came shortly after Worth had backed down on pai' of yesterday's testimony. At that time he lold HOSPITAL Continued iron Pm»e 1. scheduled to be taken In the current nirve unless the bond U&ue passes, Ihe Jayce* committee slid. town, Miss. He attended Ihe University of MissLssippi where he was a member of the Kappa Alpha Fraternity and was a member of the Methodist church, as Mason and "hriner. He moved to Miss. County In 1913 and the same year married Ihe former Josephine Bell of Dassetl who survives him. In addition lo his wife he leaves one son, Archibald Catching. Jr.. of Bassett. two sisters. Mrs. Newton Eillis, Hazelliurst. Miss., Mrs. Rod Allen of Georgetown, Miss., and one brother, Charles Catching of Springfield. Mo., and one grandson. Active pall bearers were E. M. Bell. Charles Bell, jack Bell, and Paul Bell of liassett, Ben Butler Jr. N. G. cartwright of Oseeola EUer of Joiner. ?ROOUCTION-On the down- ;rade since last 'all, industrial iroduction In the United States continued io arop In June and July. The index of 169 was recorded for June, with July's igure placed tentatively al 182. 'his compares '.vilh a figure of 35 last November. Vacation eason is responsible tor pail ol the decline. II the bond Issue pisses ,* seven- mnn ocmmlbslon will be named by Judge Owen lo have charge ol hospital 'ooerntlons. This commission, Judge Gre'n said, would handle selectioi and purchase of tn? site, employment of i hospital manager and resident physician, letting of contracts for the building and all details ol hospital operation. This corr.mlssion also would be, required lo submit a monthly report ,to '/he counly judge and county audl'cr. Serving staggered terms, i new rtymber ol the commission would Claris, clinks In Mississippi Counly, thf only two hospitals comparable in size to the proposed Institution are located In BlythevUle. Services and facilities o! the pro- ao.'.ed hospital would be available lo all residents of Mississippi Comity or tins section of the slate, Ihe Jaycee committee said, Ml physicians, the committee said, would have access to the hos- pl'.al but none would be.connected with thi; management of It. Jayc«es Launch Project According to present plans, a lius- , pltal iv.anuger would be appointed Prisoners End Work 'Strike' after Spell In Solitary Confinement UTTLE ROCK, Aug. 25. f/Pj— four prisoners were released from solitary confinement today after agreeing to go to work nt the Pulaski county Penal Farm near here. Office's snld the confinement WEIS used as punishment in compliance with a grand ji'ry recommendation against whipping prisoners. Three men were brought from Ilic farm lo the county jail here judge'' He would be required lo submit 2 quarterly report to the EOV- en-inan board and the county judge. Bill McMath Is chairmen ol the , Osceola Jvjcee committee promoting Ihe hospital. Serving with him are Ralph E. Wilson. E. L. Tahlerro, SLT-.=s!and were hit. Backfn-e; saved TiHovd a South I nnd L ' F D:','Kota village of 100 population. ! from do5tructir:n yesterday. I Services Conducted About a dozen forest five; still ! p Qf ^ ^ Stroud the House Armed Services Committee, making the Investigation, that he told his boss, Navy Undersecretary Dan Kimball, four or five days ago that he wrote the memo. Today Worth said what he actually told Kimball was that Chairman Vinson of the committee was saying Worth was the writer. In sharp questioning, Keenan prodded Worth to name the "unscrupulous men" Worth mentioned in the memo. Worth finally produced only the name of Floyd Odium, head of the Atlas Corp., which controls Consolidated-Vultee Aircraft Company, makers of the B-36. The memo linked Odium to charges of politics connected with German Refugee Profits By Iron Curtain Breech LUBBECK — WJ— A young Oer- tian girl refugee from the Sovk-t zone siiceeded in piercing the iron curtain and making money from it. In the British Zone resort of Trav- emuende on the Baltic, she set up a former Wehrmacht artillery range finder. For the equivalent of a nickel you may peep through and try to find out what goes on in the nearby Soviet Zone. be appointed—or an old one reap- Bi.met Wilson, Perkins Colbert, pointed—e&ch year by the counl> ! Dick E Prcwltt and Robert C.i uvcs. luast Mr McMath and Mr. Graves held While Osceola hai been recom- meeting in IJtUe Rock with Mi. mendeii by state »nd federal sur- Mn.xly in regard to the federal .nd. v*y* «s 'ru site tor the county has- 'Mr. Moore and Mr. Anderson ulso pltal, an Institution technical- vLsited Osceola several times to dis- ly could bt located anywhere In !cuw plans !or the hospital, the county. ' Mr. Wilson said that Dr. P. W The Osceola Jayce* committee Tui'rerulne, Osceola physician, cua- promotlnz the hospital said these dueled a survey to determine bos- surveys pointed to South Mississippi pllal weds ol the C«ceola area and County as the area In the county ^mrans J selling up and oiwrathu- a that "indly needed a. hofipltal ol ; ho -pita' thwe Dr. Turienllne spent The fourth prisoner confined In Ihe county Jail overnight was ' Negro woman who objected to being sent lo the farm. County Judge L. A. Mashtnirn and Acting Farm Supl, A R. Lamb conferred with each of Ihe pi oners llils morning and later announced all were back on the tarm and at work, . 3 'Dangerous' Convicts Nabbed; 2 Others Hunted BATESV1LLE, Miss., AUS. »—(*) —With three "dangerous 1 ' convlcU in the bag, the search for t»o other des]>eradoes remaining al large spread far and widt through this delta state today. The five men. three of them He-tenners, snatched a »trusty's Monday and fled Itom the 'archman State Prison Farm. Posses and slate highway patrolmen lave scoured the area since then. Three ot the escapees wen recaptured near here yeslerday as they walked down a gravel road. 1'he trio—unarmed—were picked up by patrolman H. R. Swindell and Game Warden Noel Clarkson. Enters Plea of Guilty The charge of driving while mi der Ihe Influence ^f liquor agalns Akles Emory was reduced to pnbll rtvunkeness and he \vns fined $1 and costs on his plea of gullly In Municipal Court (his morning. Read Co' r NLWS Want Ads. some kind." While there are several physl- ibout 11.000 ol his own funds to t>ie survey, Mr. Wilson said. flic clio' control should »e checked carefully if there Is continual difficulty in starting the car TERMITE AND PEST CONTROL Bfn.irr a! fraudulent aperatora! Use the protection afforded by the State and demand a Il<xine4 iterator. Experienced, RellaM*. Termites Household FtsU. Blylhr.ville's only lieettMd operator. WALLS CERTIFIED TERMITE SERVICE Kit. 1. Hnv K-VV Kast Main SI Phone 3T92 ,1!' weve burning in New Envlaml none w.-.s reported as serious. Scatir-rcr. showers tell over New England yeslc-rday but there was not eiK-n^h rain to alleviale the dangerous parched condition ot the land. Maino Comtnis.sioner Al- hei t D. Uniting said the worst oi ri'iht fire c , burning in his state .vas in Ihe Flajrstaff-Dcad River area. Jlcavy rr.ins also fell in Ihe devastated Yellowstone Park area. Officials bclinve all four fires there may be controlled within a day or 4*0. "plans were being made lo cut the ' fire lislnir.g crews, providing favor?.ole weather conditions continue. In Canada, the Ontario Department of Lands and Poiests reported all thai movince's Inl fires were under control. No effective relief from the current, dry spell was forecast however. The oyster season offers employment to approximately 40,000 men Ihe Air Force B-3€ program. Odium is due to be heard later. Civil Rights Amendment On Housing Bill Killed WASHINGTON. Aug. 25. Wi—The House reversed iUelf today to strike a civil rights amendment previously written into a housing bill. Then the chamber shouted approval of the measure providing about S3.750.000.000 in moiigafie insurance lo help people with modest Incomes build homes. The House approved, wilh only a scattering of no votes, a substitute bill that eliminated any reference to the race Issue, i Chnirrnnii Spence (D- K\O of the Banking Committee offered the substitute when Ihe House became snarled over the civil rights aues- tMt.i and provisions for S300.000.000 ^Bfdirect housing loans to veterans. At one time it looked like the argument might sidetrack the bill completely. The substitute, also eliminating the direct loans, got a tentative vote of 142 to 39 before the House Inter shouted its final approval by voice vote. Funeral services were held yesterday afternoon at Swift Funeral Chapel in Osceola for A. M. Stroud [of Floorlway community near Mani ila. who died at his horn there Tuesday. The Rev. L. T. Lawrence of Osceola officiated. Internment was in the Bassett Cemetery. Mr. Stroud who was 70. was born in Memphis and moved to Mississippi County ten years ago, where he was engaged In farming. He was member of the Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lizzie Stroud of Manila; three daughters, Mis. Roberta Moody ot Louisiana, Mrs. Margie Keller, and Miss Efirline Stroud of Manila; and .seven grandchildren. Swift Funeral was in charge. Mrs. M. P. Bosticfc, 76, Dies in Hospital Here Mrs. Mallissia Permenter Bostick. 16. widow of Ben Boslick, died at the Blvlheville Hospital late yesterday after being adnlitled earlier yeslerday. Mrs. Bostick was in BlythevUle visiting her daughter Mrs. Eugene Martin. 100 West Kentucky, when she became ill. Her healih had been poor for the past two years. Funeral arrangements are in- i complete, but will probably be con' ducted at the Vilonia Methodist Church, near Conway. where Mrs. Bostick had lived for several years. Survivors other than Mrs. Martin include a daughter, Mrs. Laura Bennett nf Little Rock: a brother. Dr. G. W. Herrod of Velnnia; and three sisters, Mrs. Bell Bostick of Little Rock. Mrs. Mary Bostick of Conway and Mrs. Vera Berry, ol Little Rock. Holt Funeral Home Is in charge. Like lo D hum? D fish? D iour? ibill for the ouidoors man and his family, only one car fill* the — the Naih Airflyte. Here is the sportsman's dream car—with plenty of room for six big passengers on soft, downy sears, and* 28 cubic feel of luggage space to store all the gear. Here it ihe one car wiih twin beds and Weather Eye conditioned air. The one full-size car with amazing economy lhat means more than 25 miles to tha gallon at average highway speed in Hi* Airflyle "600". And you never knew such smoorh-riding, sweel-running miles in any car. Come in and t*si drive a brand new Nash Ambassador Airfiyte or "600" Airflyt* right r»&w. Woman /s Convicted Of Slaying Husband AUGUSTA. Ark.. Aug. 2i—<iPi— Mr.^. Minnie Lee King, 21, was' convicted yesterday of manslaugh- ler in the fatal shooting of her huhwmd. Albert King. The trial jury fixed punrshnicnt at five years Imprisonment. King was shot Oct. 7. 1948. at their home near McCrory. Mrs. King testified he was drunk and Ovreatening her. Perry Infant Dies Graveside service for Brenda. Jean Perry, infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Perry, will be conducted at Memorial Park Cemetery al 10 a.m. tomorrow. The baby died one day after birth at Tidwell's clinic this morning. She was the ony chid of Mr. and Mrs. Perry. Holt Funeral Home is in charge. Shelton Motor Co. 215 South Second 1'hone 4438 Sphagnum (peaU mos? is antiseptic and objects like logs cloth and even bodies buried in it arc prevented from rotting and sometimes preserved lor centuries. 1 i -isKJIli ^ ou will enjoy using Plate Vilass full lentil) Door Mirrors. . . and they're priced much l??s Uian you would think at BUILDERS SUPPLY, Inc. W. II. Prase J. Wilson HrnrT South Hliraf 61 Phone Zl* ^illy-Automatic Washer All you do is put in domes and *oap, set the died, and forget it) Thot'j really car« free washing. Olher features ar«: • FilU and emptiei automatically. • Waihes 8 Ibs-of clothes in less than a half- hour — cleaner, whiter. • Gives 2 deep, "live-Water" rinses. • Spins clothes damp dry. • Self-balancing — needs no bolting down. • Self-cleaning — porcelain inside and out. • Can be hand-controlled for special jobs. , lo.l.r, »aii.r itonir,,. Q«kV, i^Hmwfc *yis« tnitm. ADAMS APPLIANCE, CO., INC. J. W. ADAMS, Manager 206-20$ West Main Phone 2071 / A MESSAGE TO OUR SUBSCRIBERS /N THE CITY OF BLYTHEVULE The Courier New* has recently under- ...-.„«„„ ,,, gone a change ot procedure in the city circulation department. Since you are the chief concern of that department it is only fair that you know and understand the way it is operated. Your carrier is now whal newspaper people call "A l.iltle Merchant". He is a free ajfent, buying his papers and selling Idem back lo you fur > small margin of profit. He must pay for your paper each week. Many people do not want to pay their paper bill weekly; Ihcrt'fore yoo can pay in advance quarterly, semi-annually oi annually at the Courier News office. If you are a paid-in-advance .subscriber and you leave town or For some other reason your paper is slopped, proper credit will be refunded upon request. If you are a paid-in-advance subscriber and von do not renew your subscription al its expiration dale, you will l>« automatically changed lo the weekly basis. Oor circulation department has endeavored lo make (his change with Ihe le»st possible inconvenience lo you and we will he glad to discuss any problems that you might have regarding this matter. Under (his LITTLE .M KUCHA NT SYSTEM (which is employed by Ihe majority of newspapers) your carrier DEPENDS 1'1'ON YOU foi his pay. He has more incentive lo do a good job and it will enable him lo learn more of the basic principles of business. TODAY'S NEWSPAPER BOY IS TOMORROW'S LEADER

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