The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 9, 1949 · Page 12
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I FACE TWELVE OIITUARIES Missco Pioneer Dies in Missouri Funeral in Osceola Tomorrow for Widow Of Founder of Keiser Funeral services for Mrs. Susie C. Keiser, resident of Misslssipp County for more than 40 years and widow of John T. Keiser, founder of (he lown of Keiser, will be conducted In Osceola in the Swift Funeral Home chapel at 10 a.m. to- Btorrow. tin. Keiser, who was 78, died Wednesday In Thayer, Mo., where •he had made her home for the past three years with a daughter, Mrs. Fred Crockett. A native of Bartlett, Term., Mrs Keiser lived for many years in Osceola and was active In civic and church affairs. She was organist «t the First Methodist Church for 20 years ard also conducted her own school of music. She was a graduate of the Hlgbee School for Girls in Memphis where •he majored In music. Mrs. Keiser was a member of the Methodist Church, a charter member of the Woman's Book Club, also the Osceola Progressive Club, nnd a member of the William Strong chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Mr. Keiser died in 1906. Mrs. Keiser Is survived by her daughter In Thayer, Mo.; a son, John P. Keiser of Richland, Wash.; a grandson, and a brother. Harry P. Dtmavsnt, Sr., of Keiser. The funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. H. J. Couchman, pastor of the Osceola Methodist Church, who will be assisted ay the Rev. E. K. Sewell, retired Methodist minister. Burial will be In the "iolet Cemetery in Osceola. Pallbearers will be Joe Rhodes, Jr., Prank Rhodes and Allan Segraves, all of Osceola; Dr. H. T. Polk and H. P. Dunavant. Jr., both of Keiser, and M. L. Gresham of Wynne. * • • Dell Girl Dies After Attack of Appendicitis Peggy Jean Sullivan, 9, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Olen Sullivan of Dell, died last night at a Little Rock Hospital, following an attack of appendicitis. She was taken to the hospital Wednesday. The parents, two sisters, Mary Helen and Adilee, and a brother, James den, survive her. Funeral arrangements are incomplete, but will be conducted at Cobb Chapel at 10 a-m. tomorrow, and burial will be in Sandy Ridge Cemetery. * * * Mr*. Kosie Anderson Dies; Funeral Rites Tomorrow Rites for Mrs. Rosie Anderson will be conducted at 3 p.m. tomorrow, at | Cobb CTiapel by the Rev. Guy Ma- ! gee, pastor of the Manila Baptist Church. Mrs. Anderson. 82, died at her home, at 445 East Rose Street early this morning. She was born at Nashville, Tenn. Survivors include six sons. Will Anderson Bnd Burley Anderson ol I Blytheville, Spencer Anderson of : Osceola, Clyde Anderson of Mem- ' phis, Ed Anderson of I^ynwood. Calif., and Russell Anderson of Lo. v Angeles, Calif. Burial will be in Elmwcod Cein- eterv. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NKWft PUZZLED PORKER—This scholarly-looking pig in Okayama, Japan, wonders what Pic. Joe McClendon of Modesto, Calif., is up to. Maybe you do, too. Well, Joe i: using an aspirator to catch moiQuitoM (or the University of California laboratories. There they'll be used in encephalitis research. The lab needs 45,000 mosquitoes, to Joe and his buddies have a long way to so. Navy Flier Denies 'Peddling 1 Anonymous Report on B 36 WASHINGTON, Sept. 9. CAP) — A young Navy flier denied to a board of admirals today that he "peddled on Capitol Hill" the anonymous document which touched off the B-36 bomber Investigation. Lt. Samuel P. Ingram declared that in fact he never saw the document until the House Armed Services Committee began an Investigation. Ingram testified before a Navy court.of Inquiry. The court Is trying to find out whether any Navy nen, other than Cedric R. Worth, a civilian employee, had any part n preparing and circulating the now discredited memorandum. Ingram said he did know some- .hing about how the document came be prepared—that Rep. Charles B. Deane (D-NC) had asked Worth 'or a memorandum of information on national defense. CapL Sanford Wood, Navy judge advocate, said Chairman Vinson CD- of the House Armed Services Committee had said Ingram "peddled" the document. Wood also called attention to previous testimony that Rep. Lyle :D-Texas) called Vice - Admiral John D. Price, now vice-chief of naval operations, and complained .hat Ingram was "peddling" the memorandum and "making a nuisance of yourself." lie asked Ingram to explain thnt. Ingrain said: "I cannot explain It —I never had the anonymous document so I couldn't peddle It." Nor did he pass around information or related subject matter, that young officer insisted. Admiral Thomas C. Kinkaid, president of the court, asked if Ingram had delivered an envelope to Deane which might have contained the memorandum. He did not, Ingram replied—not to Deane or any other Congressman. The court recessed its hearings until Sept. 21. Wood said the purpose of the recess was to allow time for some private digging by Investigators for the co\nl. Worth admitted at a House Armed Services Committee hearing last month that he prepared the document. He was promptly suspended as a special assistant to Undersecretary of the Navy Dan A. Kirnball. The memorandum belittled claims the Air Force hnd made as to cap-" abilities of the D-38, its big intercontinental bomber. It also suggested that politics and irregularities were mixed up in the air force decision to concentrate on the B-36 as its prime air weapon. At the House committee's hearings. Worth backed down on most of the statements made in the document. The committee found there Exiles Teaching In Arab Schools 15 Volunteers Put In Charge of 2,100 Refugee Children By Zeln Najall AT Newstailures SUHKNE, Hashemlte Jordan — Fifteen volunteers are in charge of the education of 2,100 children in this Arab refugee camp. They are young Palestinian students who last year fled frcm their homes ahead of the spreading Holy Land War. Now they share the lot of some 800,000 refugee* scattered throughout the Middle East. They are disappointed and discouraged but determined to carry out their ta>k. They try to forget what they have last and the uncertainty oi their future. Typical among these volunteers, is Mrilimaud Tayib, of Nazour, a village near Jaffa. He was preparing to attend a medicine school in England. The war shattered his dreams. He lost his family, his properties and his money. Now he helps saving his little fellow refugees from ignorance. The Impromptu teachers started their work in the winter of 1948-49 and refugees had been assembled at the Jericho camp. Several thous- not far from the Jordan river. Uitcr the United Nations Educational Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) granted some technical assistance and subsidies. The Jerusalem Young Men's Christian Association set up a sports field near the camp.' This was attended by .some 3,600 youngsters. When 1G.COO refugees were transferred to Siihknc. 30 miles north of Amman, earlier this summer, the teachers followed them to operate the UNESCO school. It consists of a group of tents, often blown off by the strong wind that sweeps this barren plateau. Sixty to 90 pupils arc packed In each class. Teaching Is limited to reading, writing and elementary arithmetic. "We need more money," said a Red Cross official. "UNESCO contributes $360 a month which is paid to the teachers—$34 a month each —and small additional sums for purchase of school material. Tills is not enough/ 1 Gift boxes from the 'American Junior Red Cross recently helped to take the refugees' educational program one step ahead. The boxes contained badly needed pens, pencils, copybooks and other school equipment. It is estimated that around half the 800.000 refugees are school age. was nothing in the hints of politics and irregularities. FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1949 Senate Committee Approves Global Arms Program WASHINGTON, Sept. 9. WV-A special Senate subcommittee today approved a $1.314,010,000 global arms bill with $15,000,000 earmarked for anti-Communist aid in the Far East. By a vote of 19 to 3, the combined Senate Foreign Relations and Armed Services Committees stamped approval on the arms measure which carries $1,000,000,000 for rearming North Atlantic Pact nations. Only minor matters remain to be ironed out before the committees take a final vote on the arms bill Monday, Chairman Connally <D- Tex.) of the Foreign Relations Committee toy reporters. As the bill now stands, it contains: $1,000,000,000 for the North Atlantic Pact nations. $211,310,000 for Greece and Turkey. $27,840,000 for Iran, Korea, and the Philippines. $75,000,000 to be used in the Par East at the discretion of President Truman. Before the committee acted, a Republican leader pro[X>scd that Congress give the U. S. Joint chiefs of staff full control of aid for non- Communist China. AID-SEEKER Continued from Page 1 for her "ei^ht-year old twins." Checks Delivered Invesigatton revealed that she has a son in service, End a seven- year old son, who'd been taken from her along with the family allotment because of her habit of "drinking" up the check, and was at her mother's home. Her mother receives the check for the child's care. In Arkansas, she had vHted Rns- scUville, Port Smith, Malvern and Blytheville. Prior to this report. Noble Gill, chapter chairman, reported to tin- board that the 1950-51 budget would be complete and ready for approval at the board's meeting, October 13 The meeting dates were tentatively changed from the second Tuesday to the second Thursday of each month. These attending last night were: Mr. Gill, Mrs. Haralson. Mrs. Cornelius Modinger. Hermon Carlton the Rev. E. H. Hall, Mr. and Mrs W. 'E. Hagan, Siegbert Jiedel. O. E. Knudfen, Mrs. Byron W. Moore. Miss Clara Ruble, Mrs. James Verhoeff and Dick J. White. PSC Head Okays Natural Gas for Pocahontas TjTTItiE ROCK. Sept. 9. lift —The chairman of the Arkansas public service commission today gave tentative and condition approval to plans for natural gas at Pocahonlas Tilt chairman, Charles C. Wine, told a group of Pocahontas officials and business men the application of the Port Smith Gas Company to furnish Pocahonlas with gas may be approved by the commission next week. Negro Deaths Puner«l services will be conducted Sunday at J p.m. for Asalee Barnett, «. at the Newport Baptist Church by Rev. W. M. Shaw, and burial will be at Newport. She died »t the home or her daughter, Geneva Ervln, on South Clark Street Tucsd»y, and Is survived by her husband, Robert Harriett, a son five brothers Mid three sisters. C»ston Funeral Home is in charge. Paul Kobeson Decides Hot to Attend Third 'Concert' at Peekskill NEW YORK. Sept. 9. (If)— Paul Robcson, target of two anti-Communist demonstrations that flared into mass violence near Peekskill. 'N.Y., has decided not to attend another scheduled gathering in that area. Word of the decision came from the left-wing Negro singer's associates yesterday as more public figures, including President Truman and Henry Wallace, denounced the widespread disorders. In Washington, President Truman said he agreed fully with remarks of Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, who in her syndicated column has called the outbreaks "disgraceful." The Civil Liberties Union, meanwhile, offered rewards of $500 each for information leading to arrests of persons who took part' Jn the stonings and other attacks on Robeson concert-goers last Sunday. Hurricane Dissipates Off Coast of Mexico LOS ANGELES, Sept. 9. f>D— Southern Callfomlans relaxed some today as the weather experts reported that a tropical storm, originally of hurricane proportions, was apparently dissipating off the coast of Mexico. However, lire D. S. Weather Bureau here reported that another tropical storm has been sighted 160 WE NEED AT ONCE TIRES SIZES 600-16 and 650-16 Trade them in on new Goodyear Deluxe or Super Cushion fires and gel the BEST PRICE IN TOWN USE OUR CONVENIENT BUDGET PLAN European Council Places Okay on Human Rights Bill STRASBOURG, France, Sept. 9. tfl —The Council cf Europe's consultative assembly wound up Its historic first session today shortly after okaying & bill of human rights. During its one-month sitting the 12-nation body approved a number of recommendations which may help weld the political and economic unity of Europe. The entire session was dominated by oft repeated assertions that Europe—despite Marshall plan aids —stands on the brink of economic and political disaster from which it only can be rescued by unity. Since the assembly only has advisory Bowers, the human rights measure must be approved by the 12 nations of the European Council to become effective. The resolution guaranteeing 10 specific fundamental human freedoms passed 65 to one with 17 abstentions. Most of the British JLab- orite group, who opposed the measure, abstained from voting. Grandmother Serves Trains in English Village STANHOE, England—<ff>)—Railroad trains Just couldn't get through this Norfolk village without Mrs. Allen Wells, 48-year-old grandmother and mother of six For eight years she has been sta- tionmasler, signalman, ticket taker, porter and lamplighter. 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