The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 15, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 15, 1949
Page 12
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BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIEB NEW* WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 1949 jvy Transport rash Fatal to 7 Personnel From Memphis and Arkansas Killed SANTA MONfCA, Calif.. June 15 — </f) —Charred wreckage and • tail fin painted «lth yollow "x's" to designate K as an "old crash " are all that remain today of a Navy transport plane which carried seven men to their death Monday night. The RD-4—N'avy version of the DC3—crashed Into the Santa Monica mountains while trying to land here In a heavy fog on a flight from Moffett Field, San Francisco. The airmen were Naval Reservists from the Naval Air Station at Memphis, Tenn., on the West Const on a training mission. A heavy fog prevented aerial •earchers from locating (he still- smoking plane until yesterday afternoon. Rescuers reached the scene and removed the burned bodies with the aid of bulldozers and rope. The Navy listed these men aboard the plane when It left Memphis: lit. Marshall If. Jones, Memphis, engineering and maintenance manager for Chicago and Southern Air Lines. Lt. Robert Lafferty. New Orleans, first officer for C&S. Lt. Walter E. Paul, Little Rock, an attorney. U. (JG) Garner P. Strickland. Jr., Memphis, pilot of plane and roofing company executive. Aviation Machinist. 3rd class, Thomas S. Daniel, Memphis C&S mechanic. AM 1'c Warren E. Thomas, Memphis C«rS Inspector. AM l!c R. H. Wiginton. Memphis. C&S instrument mechanic. 18 Blytheville Scouts Attend Camp Opening Eighteen Scouts from 'lYoop No, 31 in Blytheville and their senior leader, Joe Mack 2 f rater, are nt Camp Cedar Valley this week for the opening of the Boy Scout Camp main mined by the Eastern Arkansas Council of Boy Scouts of America. Camp activities began Monday, nd yesterday the Blytheville Troop fas among those Scouts participat- ug in a float trip down the Spring Wver. and tomorrow are scheduled or overnight hike to visit caves n the cedar Valley area, Those attending from Blytheville .re: Wert Akin, Norbert Blanken- bfp, John Conlter. O. W Coppedge, V. H, Crawford, L. S, nixon. G, S- )ixon, 15. Fowler, L. R- Fowler, aincs Lucius. P;Uil Dean, and Stephen Pankcy. Lloyd Rhoades, Hiram Hid Arthur Hnodgrnss and Hugh Tyrone. While at the camp Scouts will work on merit badges and advance- nent activities. )bituaries Veteran Is Beaten By Hooded, Robed Mob BIRMINGHAM. Ala., June 15. UP)--A robed and hooded group flogged a World War II veteran here last midnight after dragging him from his home. Billy Guy Stovall, 31, said he was lashed 20 times by a band of white- sheeted and hooded men who came to his home in three cars. The flogging was the third incident involving robed bands ia this • reft within a week. Friday night Mrs. Hugh McDanal was dragged from her house and made to witness a cross burning. The same night > cross was burned at a small restaurant. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. Til June 15— lift —<USDA>—Hogs 8.000; barrows and gills fully steady; top 21.00 sparingly; mostly good and choice 180-230 Ibs 20.50-75; moslh 20.7S; 240-2TO Ibs 20.00-50; 280-311 Ibs 19.75-20.00; 150-170 Ibs 20.00-50 100-130 Ibs 17.50-1B.OO; sows 25 higher; 400 Ibs down 16.25-17.25; heavier sows 14.00-15.15. Cattle 2,700: calves 1.00: opening trade very slow; virtually nothing done in the face of shnrplj lower bidding; one load good meci him weight steers 25.75 appeared 51 or more lower than Tuesday; nol enough done on heifers and cow to warrant mention. E. McGregor in Hospital Thurman Ear] McGregor died 'estorday aflot-noon at Walls Hospi- HLs wife preceded him In death on May 8 of this year. Survivors include two sons Earl and Edward McGregor, both of Blytheville; one daughter, Mrs. Alice Woods, of Blytheville- one brother Eddie McGregor, Blytheville; hfs inrents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Mc- regor, Blytheville; four sister. Mrs Alice McDmnont, and Mrs. Maude Singr, both of Memphis, Mrs. Aral Selph, Plant City, Fla., Mrs. Hurmel Hurley, Lansing, Mich.; and three grandchildren. Funeral services will be held a I 3:30 p.m. tomorrow from the church of Christ with Rev. E. W. Stoval officiating. Burial will be in Elm wood ceme- :cry and pallbearers include Brad Daniels, Sam Lowers. Carson Alley Karl Buckley. A. L- Wood and Lawrence Young. Cobb Funeral Home will be in charge. Childers Infant Dies Edward Lee Chilners, one-day-old .son of Mr and Mrs. Charles E. Childres of Dell, died about 5:15 this morning at TidweJI's clinic. In addition to his father and mother, he is survived by a brother, Jerry Wayne. Graveside services were to be held at 3 o'clock this afternoon at Dogwood cemetery with Rev. Vent Bowlin. Cobb Funeral Home was in charge Lee to Continue Red Cross Work Former Choirmon Of Missco Chapter To Remain Active George M. LPP, who has been chapter chairman for the Chlcka- sawba District Chapter of the American Red Cross for the past three years, last night told the chapter board members that he would continue his active affiliation with the chapter board, and expressed his thanks for Ms support, during his tenure of office. Mr. Lee, according to chapter bylaws, is not able lo succeed himself office i.galn, and Noble Gill was named at a recent election to be chairman of the chapter for the next year, lie will asume his office next month. Last night's meeting In the chapter office, marked the end of the fiscal year, and case and financial rejwrts were submitted for approval of the board, Facilities for hospftaEi/ing charity cases was discussed by the members, and it was pointed out that certain types of charity ca.^e.s could be treated at city expense, while /nose of certain income groups coulc secure assistance through the Public Welfare. Red Cross organisations also have small funds to provide hospital care for those who can not obtain help from other sources. Facilities Listed Other facilities avnilablc lucludf the University Hospital In Littli Rock, for indigent families; somt veterans of World War II are eligible for treatment at Kennedy Gen eral Hospital In Memphis: imd actual dependents of active servicemen can obtain emergency medical care at the United States Naval Hospital at MUlington. Each of the facilities was discussed briefly by the members last' night. Health agencies such as the Arkansas Association for the Crippled, Infantile Paralysis foundation, the Arkansas Tuberculosis Association, and the state hospital for mentally ill all offer some assistance for particular types of diseases. O. E. Knudsen. a board member, spoke In behalf of the group, priming Mr. Lee for his contribution to the chapters progress during his three terms as chapter chairman. Lions Approve Marble Plaque '•or Library Members of the Blythevllle Lioiw Club yesterday approved a plaque or the Memorial Library, at a uncheon meeting at the Hotel Noble. The plan for the plaque, to be of marble, will have the Lions club emblem at the top center, and the words "public library" inscribed beneath it, the emphasis will be Jlaced on the Inscription "Erected n Memory of Farmer England, Blytheville Lions Club, 1949." A completion date has not been set for the library, but It Is hoped hat weather conditions, which have caused unexpected delay, will permit :he work to be completed In time for dedicatory ceremonies in midsummer. KEW LEAF—Lithuania's onetime top general Stasys Hastikis, 53, is starting life all over again at his work table in a small Los Angeles aircraft factory. Itastikis and his wile came to the U. S. a month ago as displaced persons nfter nine years of flight from Nazi and Communist oppression, The former general says another war is inevitable. Medical Group Meets The Mississippi County Medical Association hejd its monthly dinner meeting at Hotel Noble last night. Dr. P. E. Utley of Blytheville. president of the association pre.sided over ihc routine business meeting. Police Seeking Glib Swindler Of Car Owners ST. LOUIS. June 15. W»j—Pollci were on the lookout today for a glib automobile buyer suspected o having swindled five persons on of their Inte-modcl cars. An arrest order was Issued on complaint of Luther E. Miller wh sniii the man came to his nous last Saturday in answer to a news paper ad an which he offered hi car for sale. Miller told police the man gav his name as George Lower and rep resented himself as the head of a automobile company of Poll art Ark. A cashier's check for $1,650 wa given Miller on the Southern III iiiois National Bank of Enst S 1 Louis, Milter said he took the chec 1 to the Mercantile-Commerce Ban here and later was informed it wa worthless. A. C. Martin, vice-president o the Illinois Bank, told police tha within the past 30 days he hat received five bogus check passed by the man. COPLON TRIAL Continued from Page 1. "Harold L. Icke.s." 'You are a farmer?" Palmer asked. "By proxy," Ickes replied. Answering a question by Palmer Ickes said he had been secretarj of the interior for 13 years. A-skei If he ever was "acquainted with s lady by the name of Ruth Gruber, 1 Ickes replied: '"Ve-s." "Was she ever your secretary?" "No." Palmer then suggested thaj men tion of Miss Gruber as his secre tnry in one of the FBI reports was "not a fact." Icke.s said it was not. Among the questions Palmer ask ed Ickes vt-re these: Did the FBI ever make reports I his office? Was "this lady" (Mis Grnbcr) at any time a Communist He was not allowed lo answer an •of them . When Dr. Condon followed Ic'<es on tile stand, Palmer produced stacV ol scientific journals and ask ed whether they were for sale o newsstands. Condon said they were Read Courier News Want Ads. CITY COUNCIL Continued from Page 1. Mention of tlie burial site. The committee will meet late thi week. Mayor Henderson named AI dcrman Jodie I,. Nabers and W C Gates to the committee to act fo the council. The council also agree that city labor will be used in re novation of the site. Jesse Taylor, a members of th committee, said the sidewalk be laid first to provide acces through the cemetery which is now crowd by t lmt«i dirt path. Mr. Ttyobr reviewed the organization of he committee and origin of plans or converting- Uie cemetery «ite into • n*mortal park. •abaft* De*4 He »Uo submitted for filing tn he city clerk's office » deed giving the city use of the site with the reservations that no construction or excavation Uke place on It. The deed was signed by trustees of the First Methodist Church and surv- vors of persons buried In the cemetery. The council also passed a resolution calling for a public hearing on a petition for abandonment of Adams Street between nth and 12th Streets. The owners of property abutting on this street said In their petition that the street is unused as a general thoroughfare, it Is unnecessary. and Is not maintained. Legal notices of the hearing date are to be published for two week preceedlng It. Formal action was taken by the council to bring to an end Sewer District No. 1, which was paid out 12 years ago The council voted to accept the final report of the sewer district's commissioners and pprove release of the bonding company. This was done on request of attorney for the ommis- sloners, The monthly statement of city finances for May handed the cmm oilmen last night showed revenue, of $6,8«0.10 and expenditures o S15.974.23. The statement show $230741 in the general fund $4,123.37 in the street fund. S12,88' In the parking meter fund aix $753.58 In the Blytheville HospHa board of governors fund. Revenue last month included th following: police and county fines $2,088.30; sanitation departmeti receipt*. »1,4M; parking meters, 1,967.60; privilege license fees. «22; vehicle licenses, M20.25; and engineering department receipts, »223.«C. Expenditures by departments In:luded: Street $6,860.10; Police 12,221.33; Sanitation 12,584.23; general and administrative, $2,811.83; and Fire, $1,181.94. Current liabilities Include accounts payable of $5,155.27 and notes payable of $1.000 on purchase of ft playground site. Work Done On Airport The statement of operations for the Municipal Airport showed expenditures of $6.849.23 and revenues of $1,734 from rentals. Of the expenditures. $5,228.61 was paid out in salaries and wages This amount, which is double the usual monthly expenditure fo: wages and salaries, is accounteij for by extra work being done *f Die airport, Mayor Henderson aaii today. Some of the barracks at the air port are being converted Into apart mcnts and work on the runway also is being done, he said. Th runway shoulders are being re graded to permit better drainag and grass Is being removed f joints In the concrete. Cash on hand totals $31,161. and capital Improvement of »J are shown on the May statemen Accounts payable are shown $1.694.85. Fire Chief Roy Head re. last night that firemen ma calls in May. He listed a fire ._ of 48.125 and a fire bill of $527. Did You Know That After 5,000 MILES Your Oil Filter Cartridge Driver Forfeits Bond Fidel Ortiz forfeited bond in Municipal Court this morning when he failed to appear lo answer a charge of driving while under the Influence of liquor. Ortiz' bondsmen wil 1 be required to pay the minimum fine and costs. - By unearthing remains in alluvial desposits. including stranded fish researchers set the date of thr Flood or Deluge, mentioned in th' Bible, at 4000 B.C. H«r«'« Cid Upton chuckling oy«r what he', jot. Gic? ii O.K. Nowheres Else Such Tasty Flavor for your money! When it comes to out and out tastiness, I'll put it up against * $5.00 whiskey. It's our own Family's Recipe — and we've been distillers since away hack in Grandpa Wilken's day! •UHMft MWIMET N nw. -HI turn mm swiis. m •IlKIK KBIT EH.. imCNCIBIIIC. IKO. £>, V m$ FOR TOP PERFORMANCE, ECONOMY AND TROUBLE-FREE SPRING AND SUMMER DRIVING! Exlreme or unuiual driving conditions may make necessary a change in your oil filler corlridg., mor« fr«qu»ntlyl Should b« checked or replaced alter periods ol low ipted, •itop and ilarf driving.. .driving on sandy or dusty roods and olwayi ol ipting and laH Mtnonvi •* ow* lubrJcorioji -t»ian9».ov»r- II™. I stvt r/Mf • s*vf Money . s*vc PHILLIPS MOTOR COMPANY Fifth & Walnut Phent 445 (FATHER'S DAY JUNE 19) happy . . . keep him extra cool in ARROW'S "ARAZEPHYR" ENSEMBLE Afozephyr Sh'rrh and Arazephyr Sports Shrrh ore constructed of o broodclolh fcbrk thai traps every Irtlle breeze — ifiousorKis of rfny "windows" do me job. They look wonderM—because ecch ho* 4w Fomom Arrow Conor. TKey vtay look- in? grand, t**tauf« eoch Kos m« Son- fomexi label (shrinkage l«» than 1%>. They come hi while and several smart colon. Arazephyr Shirls are $3.65. Sporti Shirts (long sleeves) $3.95 - (thort sleeves) $3.65. P.S. We have harmonizing Arrow Ti« aod Handkerchiefs, especially designed to go with the shirts! The tfes are $1.50, *e honks 65*. Make Dod really happy wirti o complete ensemble! MEAD'S 111 MAIM «t«IIT

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