The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 27, 1951 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 27, 1951
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FAGB TWO BLTTHEVTLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS New, Higher Meat Prices Readied WASHINGTON, Sept. 27. (/P)— The new and higher meat prices housewives will start paying next Monday may be announced late today by the Office of Price Stabilization. The increase Is expected to be one and a half to two cents a pound. It Js being ordered to 1st wholesalers pass on to consumers the hike In wholesale prcles authorized last week. Meanwhile, the nationwide drive to enforce the beef price control program has turned up 222 specific charges of violations In 50 cities. ' Before the drive Is over—it began Monday—the total is expected to run into the hundreds. OPS said the 1,500 agents found violators in slaughter houses in n>ore than half the cities where op- erations of meat packing and distributing plants were investigated Court action will be taken against nil alleged violators. Violation.! Widespread Price enforcement director Edward P. Morgan said violations are widespread. He said most xlmiffh ers accepted the investigations in good spirit, but some "resisted." One OPS agent In nuffalo, N. Y. he said "got punched in the nose." Defense Moblllzcr Charles E. Wilson and Economic Stabilizer Eric Johnston said yesterday the beef price program will continue, denying rumors they had urged Presl- nem Triinwn to drop it. price Di- icctor Michael V. DiSaile said OPS will continue its fight to make the controls work. Girl's Parents Back High School Teacher Dating Honor Student AMBOY, III., Sept. 27. (AP) — Stanley W. Gibson, high school teacher who was fired for dating a blonde senior honor student, has the support of the girl's parents In nls legal battle to regain his Job. The parents of the girl, Joyce Un- derhlle. 17, will testify Saturday at the third session of the public hearing being held by the school board on Gibson's protest against his dismissal. Gibson, 31 and divorced, was dismissed from his teaching post for dating Miss Underhile lost spring. She was valedictorian of the 1951 graduating class and now Is a freshman at the University of Illinois. Gibson has testified at the public hearing that he had from 25 to SO dates with Miss Underline, who wears his fraternity pin. They are not engaged, Gibson said, adding "we probably won't even know for sure about that for another two or three years." Miss Underline's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Underhile, told newsmen yesterday they approved the dating between their daughter and Gibson. "Wei. don't believe . In choosing friends for our four daughters," they Bald, "but if we did we couldn't have found anyone better for Joyce." Both said they will testify in Gibson's behalf at Saturday's session. Oibson, who has been s teacher In English' at (he Amboy High School since 1847. was dismissed after he refused the school board's request to stop dating Miss Under- hile. His dismissal is effective Nov 2. ' Townspeople at yesterday's hearing hooted and Jeered when board members and the school's dean of i girls testified they did not approve iof Gibson dating Miss Underhile .' '.vhen she wns a student. | Miss Clara Klapprodl. the dean of j girls, a spinster and teacher for so years, said that most of the faculty members agreed with the board that dating a student is not proper conduct for a teacher. Amboy, a community of about 2,000 population, Is 100 miles west Chicago. Jap Soldier Found tit Guam 3 More Escape Fisherman GUAM, Sept, 27. (AP)— Two Oln- mninlan fisherman captured an armed Japanese soldier of World War II asleep on a northeast Guam beach this week. Three other Japanese escaped. Guam police and navy authorities went out today In senrh of'them. The captured Japanese Falra Koi- shln, 39. told police he had been an airman in the war that ended more than six years ago. He had nn American carbine and three clips. Koishin said another group of Japanese, well armed. Is on Guam. Ingrid Bergman Ready For Movie; 'Europe 1957' ROME, Sept. 27. MP>—Roberto Rosselllnl says he'll bring wife Ingrid Bergman back to the screen next month In the story of a young mother. Rossellinl, who Is noted for turn- Ing out his films fast, said shooting on the film—tentatively titled "Europe 1951"—will begin Oct. 20 In Rome. H It Isn't ready for distribution this fall, the title will be changed to "Europe 1952". Editors Protest News 'Blackout' SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 21. W)— A formal protest Ls upcoming from America's lending editors against President Truman's, new order broadening the blackout on news from government agencies. Some 250 editors voted unanimously to draft'such a protest at yesterdays opening session ot the annual meeting of the Associated Press managing editors association. Unanimous approval also was given a second resolution urging all possible steps to win the release of AP Correspondent William N. Ontis. now Imprisoned in Czechoslovakia on trumped up spy charges. Impact of Video On Newspapers Eyed by Editors 'Are We Afraid Of Our Competition?' Executive A»k» SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 27. Wj— The impact of television on newspapers was brought under scrutiny by 260 top American editors today. A report (o the Associated Press managing editors association by a committee headed by Lee Hills of the Miami Herald concluded "the red light in 'IV for newspapers wa-s a warning against dullness." Hills considered It a challenge to newspapers to be creative and "to take full advantage of the unique medium that we have." The edllor.s. In the second of four-day session, approached the question ol TV with mixed views. Edllors Called "Slow" Vincent s. Jone.s of the Gannett newspapers said In another com- mitlee report: "Editors have been so busy looking fearfully at television as a competitor that they have been slow tc- appreciate what It is doing to make and to stimulate Interest In news fields." Carl E. Linristrom of the Hart- fcrd. Conn., Times opened up the question of TV during an analysis of newspaper writing practices late yesterday. "Can It be," LlndsUom asked, "that when we are selling 55.tHW.000 papers a day we are losing our audience? "Are we afraid a'e haven't been putting anything into the papers as engrossing as what TV has to offer?" TV Rwkeled Into News TV rocketed into the news field RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Thursday 'THEY GOT ME COVERED" Bob Hope Dorothy l.amour Also News & Shorts Friday-and Saturday 'OKLAHOMA JUSTICE" Johnny-Mack Brown Cartoon & Serial Doctor Who Gave Wrong'Shot' Committed to Insane Hospital THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2T, 1901 MUSKOGEE, Okla. ; Sept. 27. HP, —A brilliant brain specialist, described by his wife as "a sick man," R'ajs in a ho.spilal /or the Insane today at her request. Dr. Harry E. Hewitt, Jr., 41. was committed yesterday to central state hospital at Norman In a stratt- Jncket following a violent struggle with Jour deputies In his office. The. action came three weeks to !he day after dismissal of first degree manslaughter charges filed against the highly regarded physician In connection with the death Aug. 9 of a woman patient. Hewitt was accused of driftkcnly administering drugs to Mrs. Allene Shuter for a headache. The Borger. Tex., woman collapsed and died v;ithln 24 hours after treatment. At his preliminary hearing In city court Sept. 5, Hewitt testified Mrs. Shulor died of a stroke. He denied being drunk. The case was dismissed by Judge J. F. Beavers after five doctors icfused to venture a professional guess as to cause of death. County Judge James L. Powell disclosed yesterday Mrs. Hewitt this year as never before with spectacular presentations of the Ke- fnuver crime hearings, the MacAr- Ihur story, and early this month with the first coast-to-coast telecast—the Japanese Peace Treaty conference in San Francisco. Million. 1 ; saw them. L!n<l.strom~ declared the development of television underlined more than ever the traditional importance of accurate and colorful news- writing. He told his associates that full reports of events In newspapers left an "Indelible Impression on the mind of tile reading public." Television he considered offered only a "transitory impression." NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Phone 58 Thursday 'Jesse James' Tyrone F'ower Friday "mm" Fred McMurray Saturday 'ACROSS THE SIERRAS" Wild Bill Elliott No other ear rides like a DESOTO No other more naw beauty .Wooffiercar is Q better 'buy'for features New Onflow Shock Absorbers work in combination with other famous De Soto ride and comfort features to turn roads into "boulevards"! Try De Soto anywftere/ New, big, higher-powered engine and De Solo's Tip- Toe Shift with Fluid Drive are teamed to give you the most thrilling ride you've ever hadl Try DeSoto today I .n. u * G * r °' Fluld Dr ' V " * B1 «' Higher-Powered Engine » B,g 12-meh Brakes • New Parking Brake • Waterproof Ignition • Long Wheelbasa • Fectrnrlight Steering • Mora Visibility • Safety-Rim Whwlt • New Onflow Shock Absorbers DE SOTO-PIYMOUTH DEAIERS=GREAT CARS + FINE SERVICE + A SQUARE OEAl MOTOR SALES COMPANY 110 West Walnut, Blyth«vill«, Ark. signed a petition for her husband's commitment on the day of Mrs. Shuler's death but asked that he withhold action until after the hearing. Powell described .the doctor is being "In pretty bad shape." He and two phyalciatrlsts examined Hewitt following the Shuler incident but findings were never divulged. Death Remains 'Suicide/ Or Is It? FLEMING-TON. N. J., Sept. 27. (ft— Suicide was still the verdict loday after a three-week police probe into the death of left-wing urlter Louis Adamlc. But white nothing has turned up to change the previous tentative conclusion of suicide, all hints of foul play will be tracked down, Huntcrdon County prosecutor Herbert T. Helsel said last night. (he ACHE, BURN, TTCH rf ATHLETES FOOT *«* 01 YOUR 4«e iACK. T-W, KIRBV BROS. DRUG STORES COTTON BOLL on North Hiway rhone 3570 TONITE & FRIDAY Cartoon — Sport Reel Guest Ticket Nites KIDDIES FREE J'laj-grounds for the Kiddies Free Kiddie Cor Ride* Kids Under 12 FREE with Parents I Phone -i*"? — Show Starts 7:00 p.m. No Mosquitoes—No Bugs Our Anniversary Will Be Soon You'll Be Invited! Thursday & Friday—2 Hits DANNY KAYE, VIBGINIA * MAYO J®§? coio. ir TFCHNICOLOR —Plus Cartoon & Comedy MOX Phone 4621 Show Starts \VrcklUyj 1:00 Sal.-Sun. 1:00 Always a Double Feature Thursday & Friday —And— .loe McDoakes Comedy Northeast Arkansas District NORTHEAST ARKANSAS DISTRICT FAIR CONTINUES ALL THIS WEEK AT Walker Park Blytheville, Arkansas Tomorrow — Friday Is KIDS DAY! All School Children Admitted FREE up to 5 p.m. Tonight In The Grandstand AND FRIDAY, SATURDAY, & SUrl|^|r Water Follies Of 1951 FEATURING LOTTIE MEYERS World's Champion Diver This great show, the Water Follies of 1951, has just broken all attendance records at the fair in El Dorado, Arkansas! Don't fail to see it! t STARTS TOMORROW! CHITWOOD'S AUTO THRILL SHOW Friday, * Saturday, Sunday Afternoons —2:00!

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