The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 5, 1949 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 5, 1949
Page 10
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PAOI TEN BLrTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUKIEH NEW* MONDAY, SEPTEMBER f, 1949 Scores Injured In Robeson Riot Veteran*' Pretest Again Leads to with Pro-Reds Fight PEEKSKUi,, Sept. 5— m— Scores of people were Injured and windows hi hundreds of automobiles were shattered last night as a throng departing from ft Paul Rob- won concert ran into a barrage of rocks. At least eight autos and an empty bus verf overturned, and an auto was set afire as demonstrators against the left wing Negro singer got beyond control of almost 1,000 law enforcement .officers. Glass splinters were so thick jn some spots of roads that it looked as if it sleet storm had hit the Westchester County suburb. Fifty four persons were treated at hospitals. Fourteen persons weAe arrested on various charges, and about two score others were taken into temporary protective custody. In Albany, press Secretary James C. Hagerty said that Governor Methodist Women To Attend Seminar in Marked Tree Methodist churches in Blythevillt and Dell will be represented tomorrow nt the full seminar in Marked Tree, for the Women's Societies of Chrlsltiui Service for tlie church'! Joncsboro District, it was disclosed today. Thos« attending from First Church in Blytheville will Include Mrs. W. L. Horner, president; Mrs. Roy I. Baglcy, Mrs. Fred Slead- raan, president of the Wesleyan Guild. Mrs. Newton Whllis, chairman of the mission study program, and possibly others from First Church. Delegates from the Dell Methodist Church include: Mrs. Mavis Settlcmire, president of the W.S.C.S. in Dell and also secretary of the district's Committee on Literature and Publications; Mrs. E. H. Hall, Mrs. Arthur Penter and Mrs. R. B. Crawford. Representatives from the Lake Street Methodist Church are to be selected at a meellng to be held this afternoon. Tlio 48 societies of the W. S. C. S. in the Jone-sboro District are expected to send representatives to )bituaries tailed reports from the district attorney and sheriff of Westchestcr County and from the superintendent of Stale Police on yesterday's meeting at peekskill and one the disorders which followed it." Hagerty said the governor would make no comment until these reports are received. Troops Mobilized The barrage of stones, bottles and other missiles was fired by knots of anti-leftists scattered along three roads up to distances of five miles. Many of tlie bus and auto passengers were women and children. The officers—Including about 250 •tat« troopers mobilized from a wide area on Gov. Thomas E. Dewey's orders—prevented any serious violence at tlie concert. A helicopter was in contact with police radio posts in the area but Iliey were unable to cop with the ' r the meeting in Marked Tree. Mrs. - William Ilickox r' * '— •- •• trict president, ford of Weiner, sionary Education for the district, will be in charge of the meeting. Mrs. C. C. Wof- secrelary of Mis- TRUMAN Continued from Pagi I. 'socialism'." Charges "Sabatoge" And, lie added, they are Uying to "sabatoue" expanded social Mother of L. G. Hath Diet in West Point, Ky. Burial rites for Mrs. J. Tyler Vash, mother of L. G. Nnsh of ilythevlllc, were to be conducted I 4 p.m. today at Versailles, Ky., ollowlnc the services yesterday In rVcst Point. Ky. Mrs. Nash, 76, died Saturday light at her home In West Point, ollowlng » heart attack. She had en 111 for about two years. Mrs. Nash, who had visited her son here on many occasions, was ''orn hi Winchester, Ky., and lived iiost of her life In that area. Survivors Include her husband of West Point, another son, Jere B. h of Greenville. Miss., and two grandchildren, both of Greenville. Mr. and Mrs. Nash and Jack 3roke. all of Dlytheville, left here Saturday nlghl for West Point to ttcnd the services, and will return after burial services. brother of Os ceo/a Woman Dies of Illness MEMPHIS. Sept. 5. fAP)-Hearn W. Tidwell, 61, long-time purchas- ng agent and building superintendent for Memphis Publishing Co., died today at Methodist Hospital. He had been critically ill for ten days with a heart ailment. The Memphis Publishing Co. pub- wishes the Commercial Appeal and tiie Prf'As-Scimitar. He is survived by hi= widow, one daughter, two sons, two brothers and four sisters, including Mrs. Ben Butler, Osceola. Ark., and Mrs. Mici- cileton Sinv*. Morrilton, Ark. ity from town to town concert-goers headed home. The concert—on an abandoned Rolf course—was held one mile from the scene of a riot which prevented Robeson'i* appearance Hie previous Saturday. Eight persons were hos- pitalised then when anti-leftists held a similar demonstration. Th« protest parade was sparked b» retenn* groups including the American Legion, veterans of Foreign Wan, Jewish War Veterans anil Catholic War Veterans. urity. federal aid to education and a national health program because or lack of concern for "the little fellow"—and "(hey call (his the 'ss-elfare state'." "We don't care what they it," the President said. intens-l ,"^"- are for p " l>Ilc nousln « as the call 60* Well Blowout Threaten* Heavy Rig MARSHALL. Texas, Sept. 5. W— A bif gas (lowout 16 miles north at Marshall threatened today to •ngulf • heary drilling rig in tlie Rodeaea fan field of East Texas. Th« crew on the Algord Oil Company Dallas No. 1 Back Cypres.t 6.93 acre ittate lease, a Tarmoiit from John G. Pundt of Dallas, escaped uninjured. State Highway Patrolmen blockading the radioed Tyler <tis- trlct headquarters early today that derrick, engine and drill pipe had been lost in > crater 2( feet across. White and Webb, Dallas, drilling contractors on the 11,500 foot test had spudded and drilled to 3BO feet when the initial blowout came at * i.m. Sunday. The blowout bridged over about noon but erupted ac.ain six hours later. Fugitive Is Captured After Suicide Attempt COLUMBUS, O., Sept. 5. (AP> — A 44-year-old escaped prisoner from th« Oregon State Penitentiary was being held under police guard today at St. Francis Hospital after al- temtping last night to commit suicide by poisoning, police reported. Det. Sgt. M. L. Canada said the man was William P. Benson and that had had been going under the alias of Lowell Cotton. Canada said Benson was found last night lying in a dowiUown alley and was taken to tlie haspital. He told police he had token poison nnd was wanted by Oregon police for the prison escape, Canada said. slums. "We believe that the workers in his country have a fundamental right to square treatment from employers. "We know that the well-being of the country depends upon the well-being of the farmers, and thai 'arm prosperity must be protected n the Interest of all of us "We know that the little ielloa ' the backbone of this country and we are dedicated to the principle that the government should promote the welfare of nil tile people." Mr. Truman ftevv here frotr Washington In his military plane 'The Independence." while back in the capital lawmakers launched an inquiry into the use of siicl equipment by the White House. To Aililress AMVKTS The President wag to ity De; Moinps, Iowa, this afternoon for ar griculture policy talk to Hie annual convention of the AM VETS As he spoke at what was billed as "the world's largest county Fair,' Mr. Truman recalled that, a yea ago he had been engaged in his successful election campaign. At that time, he said, the pcopl "were not misled by the newspaper and magazines and experts" vi-lii tried to convince them they did no want his program. Since then, he said, the 8!s Congress has ncconipolishcd a grea deal - a housing program; rent con trol extension: new governmcn grain storage authority; extension of the Marshall plan; ratification of the Atlantic Pact; extension o low-cost electricity to more people better soil conservation and reclani atlon programs; tighter armed forces unification: approval of the International wheat agreement. "This." declared Mr. Truman, "ii real progress. And this session |j not yet over." Two-Car Collision Results in Fiery Death for Six; Four Others Injured POL A, Kans. Sept. S-OVH-A» two-car collision and its fiery aftermath yesterday claimed the lives of six persons on (J. S. Highway 169 near here. Pour other persons were injured. I Authorities Identified the dead as: Ralph Outealt, 28. » midget racing driver of Sapulpa, Okla. Betty Patricia Outcall. 26, his] wife. Donnle Outcalt, 8, their son. i Leona Janet Jones Smith, 23. O.- lahotna City. Dianile Outcalt, 6. Charles Maynard, 17. I/mlsbcrg, Kns, Tlie injured were identified as: Robert Smith, Oklahoma City. Mary Sue Outcalt. 3. Eugene Hrand, 18. f.oulsbcrg. Miss Lcota Humbcrd, 15, I.ouls- burg. Authorities said tlie Outc.ilts and the .smiths were driving from Sapulpa to Kansas City where Outcalt had been scheduled to race last ilium. Maynard and Miss Humbcrd were in a car driven by Brand which xns traveling In trie opposite direction. Harry Nf. Byerly of p«<ila. a motorist who witnessed Oie accident, rescued Smith and the young fiirl from their blazing automobile. 'rile other occupants of tlie car were burned to death. Maynard died In a Kansas City hospital from head Injuries. Byerly said tile Kansas car passed him on a hill, He said tic looked in his rear view mirror in time to see tile collision. The Oklahoma car, which was towing a trailer carrying Oulcalt's midget racer, careened to one side of tlie road and burst into flames, Byerly said. Hospital attendants said Smith was in a dangerous condition as a j result 01 burns. Miss Humberd was in "fairly good" condition from a fractured hip. scalp wounds and .shock. Brand suffered biick injuries and cuts. His condition was j not regarded as critical. Indian-Mad* Textile* Art Burned in Karachi KAFICHI, Pakistan, Sept. 5— (/?)— Pakistan textile Importers and wholesale cloth merchants observed "Indian textiles boycott day'.' today, shouting anti-Indian slogans and urging citizens to boycott Indian cloth from no* on, A large quantity of Indian-made cloth was burned In this capital's largest cloth market and a long procession of cloth merchants wound through the streets holding up traffic. The boycott svas urged as a protest against measures adopted by the Indian government which Moslems believe are confiscatory of Moslem property in fndia. Pakistan is overwhelmingly Moslem. India is predominately ilindu. was Injured. VS. military government officials in Bavaria said they believed most of the shooting came Iroin the American side of the frontier. The shooting appeared to be "purposeless." they said. The military government officers added that they were unable to provide any explanation, one German official described the incident as "aimless shooting." The German police said more that COO pistol shots were fired and an armed American reconnaissance car took part in the shooting. Spa Official Planning Hew Appeal HOT SPRINGS, Ark,, Sept. S. (f) —Former City Attorney Jay Rowland plans another appeal In hLs fight to avoid serving * one-year prison term. Rowland, convicted on a charge of accepting bribes from gamblers, was denied a writ of habeas corpus by U.S. District Judge Harry J. Lemley In Texarkana Saturday. Judge Lemley held that Rowland's petition was premature since he was at liberty on bond and not in physical custody when it was filed. C. Floyd Huff, Rowland's attorney, said an appeal would be taken to tlie U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, and if Judge Lemley Is upheld there, Rov;laud will surrender to physical custody and file another petition for a writ of habeas corpus. Two Men Are Killed When Car Overturns FORT WORTH, Texas. Sept. 5. (AP>— A Convair aeronautical engineer was killed and his Carswell Air companion injured today when their car overturned in a ditch near here. II. T. Gill Jr.. 28, son of Dr and Mrs. 11. T. Gill of Elkton, Ky., was killed. Gill was a former resident of Nashville. Tenn. Pfc. Robert L. Morton, 19, received face and arm cuts. ~ ASPHALT BOTTOAW COTTON PICK SACKS THt LMKZST KttMG COTTW PW SAC* « me main. OUTLASTS TUMOR TH«€£ DUCK BAGS - W ACTUAL TEST:! THE ASPHALT BOTTOM MEAftS UK " ' BEMIS BRO. BAG CO. MiMMM J, TfMN. For Sale By AU LEADING JOBBBtS High U.S. NaYat Officers Call on Spain's franco LA CORUNA. Spain. Sept. 5. fA'j —Adm. Richard L. Conolly, commander of U.S. naval forces In the Knstcrn Atlantic and Mediterranean, and h!s aides conferred for more than an hour today with Generalissimo Franco in the Spanish leader's summer residence here. No communique WH^ Issued after the meeting and American officers declined comment. Conolly was accompanied by his chief of staff. MIAMF. Fin., Sept. 5. 6P>—The Rear Adm. "eorge Henderson, and honeymoon isles of Bermuda, 800 Hurricane Over Atlantic Heads Toward Bermuda Watch for the Opening Announcement Of Capt. Preston V. Mercer. VS. naval atlache in Madrid. Conolly is commanding a group of four American warships now paying the U.S. Navy's first visit to Spain since Ki»nco came to power a. decade ago. Marshal Tito Confers With Bank Commission miles off tlie South Carolina coast, were alerted today for an Atlantic hurricane containing winds of about. 120 miles an hour. Grndy Norton, chief storm forecaster in tlie Minmi Weather Bureau, said the large and severe hurricane which sptm overnight about 800 miles east of Minmi "is apparently turning to a north-northeasterly direction." It is drifting at a slow pace of six to eight miles an hour. The center at 11 a.m. was about •550 miles s:\ith-southwest of lier- BELGRADE. Sept. 5— ItPt— Marshal Tilo has talked over Yugo- slavins financial problems with Western controlled world bank's i muda. special commission here to invest!- '• gate its request for a $28o, German Border Police Hiick here in Belgrade after spending most of the summer on i the Adriatic Island of Brioni, he i met the commission privately a few days ago, after It completed a groundwork study of this conn- I try's basic needs. i 'Hie commission offered no pro- ] .inises because It can not. It is cm- j powered only to make reconiinenda- j tions. It l.i highly unlikely Tito marie any either, beyond the prob- ; ability he reafirmed a .June declaration that he needs dollars for reconstruction—not arms. BLYTHEVlLLE'S NEWEST SHOE STORE 213 WEST MAIN ST. AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR 6WI1M PHONE 2015 * MANTLES * WICKS * CHIMNEYS Report Aimless Gunfire FRANKFURT. Germany, Sept. —'•'!*>—German border police said today that U.S. constabulary troops I and Czechoslovak border police had I exchanged gunfire over the week-1 end near Hof. Apparently no one I Giraffe's eyes are so constructed that they can see to the rear without turntiig their heads. Spotted Deer Horn Farms New Soviet Occupation \ MOSCOW —(.-Pi— Tn the Soviet i Far East special farms are busy I growing deer horns. This sounds J like a strange occupation, but in j fact it is a profitable one. For the i deer are exceedingly rare spotted j deer and the young horns of this | species possess medicinal qualities 1 highly valued by specialists. j The spotted deer is found only; in the Maritime Districts of the] Soviet Far fast. The deer farms have a double task—to collect this i valuable product and to permit the spotted deer to multiply. May Start Channel Swim DOVER. Eng.. Sept. 5. HP1—Shir- ley May France will start her effort to swim the English Channel tomorrow morning If good weathrr continues, her manager .said tonight. Army Surplus WE SltU, IN JOB LOTS • Cots • Blankets We Buy Gooil Used • Mallrrsscs C'umforls Clolliing ANDERSON SHOE SHOP & CLOTHING STORE 31S K. Main Rlythcville APPLES APPLES On« of the Largest Apple Orchards on Crowley's Ridge now Harvesting Tree Ripened Apples. RED APPLES GOLDEN APPLES Wholesale & Retail at Orchard 50c Per Bushel & Up Special Price to Truckers and Stores VISITORS WELCOME JESSUP-MILLER ORCHARD JONESBORO, ARK. H Mile Norlh or .loHrshorn Cily Limits On North Church Slr«l Rnad PIANO TUNING Wilh (he world lainuus "Stroboconn". The only 100% perfect tuning Nol available elsewhere in this area. RADIO REPAIR All work done by R government licensed operator and every jol| guaranteed. Why lake less than the best? PIANOS for SALE NEW AND USED Sheet Music, Records, Supplies Everything in .Music BROOKS MUSIC STORE 107 E. Main Tel. 811 Pickard's Gro and Market 1044 Chiekosowbo cwlfTS PREMIUM BRANDED BEEF SUPPLIES AND PARTS WE STOCK PARTS FOR ALL ALADDIN Ui« only genuine Aladdin * "*'. tuppliet and parti for i, „-• betler lervic* from you/ f ;, Aladdin lampi! £,' .'• I" LAMPS SHEET METAL WORK. OF ALL KINDS Custom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Custom Shearing up to 1/4 inch Ihirkness Frank Simmons Tin Shop 111 South Broadway phone Zfial We Hove a Complete Stock of Gin and Mill Supplies • Goodrich Belling e) Clipper Belt Hooks • Woods Gin Saw Filvs • Steam Packing • Pyrene Extinguishers and Recharges. KUBBARD HARDWARE Co , Inc. •HX West Main Phone 2015 Hillbilly Jamboree & Dance Legion Arena Sat Sept 3 Those Who Like lo Squiire Dance are Cordially Invited! —Featuring— Smilin' Eddie Hill and (he High Noon Roundup Adm. Adults 75c — Children 25c This Adm. Includes Both Show & Dance Amateur Show All Types Amateur Knterlainers Eligible. Those desiring to en- tcr must register at the Legion Hut SnU unlay between 2 p.nj| and -J p,na. We Specialize in Fancy Meats and Groceries We Deliver Phone 2043 Plenty of Parkin* Spat* *— Before you're slowed down by sluggish starting, before summer lubricants stiffen, batteriw weaken—before cold weather m.kei everything about your trucks harder to manage and control, get Inter* national Winterizing Service. Come in and let our International-trained mechanics tune up your tract engines, thoroughly check lubrication, electrical and cooling systems. We'll giye yo«r trucks the winter pro. tection It takes to assure profitable, trouble-free winter trucking. LAUNDRr-CLEANERS 312 SOUTH 2ZP ST. LICENSED BEAUTICIANS We cannof supply (he demand for operators. We hav« a list of Arkansas and Mississippi shop owners who need help. If you are a Graduate of a Beauty School and are interested in employment, call EAGLE BEAUTY SCHOOL Phone 3262 Blytheyille, Ark. Adults who want (o learn Beauty Culture, enroll Sept. 1'2 for next class. Low Tuition.. .Interesting Work. • • 01 Approved. ... "I

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