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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 1949 Director 'Sorry' About Bond Vote Issue to Build Negro School Rejected in W. Memphis.Election WEST MEMPHIS, Ark., Sept. 29. W)—The chairman- of the Hul- bcrt-West Memphis school board said today lie Is sorry that a pro- nosed 5250,000 bond issue for Negro school construction failed in Tuesday's referendum. The statement o! William H. .Hundhausen followed by one day an announcement by a Negro attorney who said he probably will rile a federal court suit to force better educational facilities for Negroes In the district. Hundhausen said a gymnasium nay under construction for use as Mjjfemporary Negro school will be csfnpietcd as soon as possible unless stopped by court order. ' "Tlie more than $60,000 advanced for the building, which was to be -repaid from the bond issue, can be amortized over a five-year period and be repaid," he said. Tlie Negro school burned in 19-n and students finished out the year in a Negro church. Tlie school was repaired last year. But classes have not started this year. Tlie gym now being built is to be divided into classrooms until a permanent school can be constructed. Harold Flowers, a Pine BlnfT attorney who represents a group of West Memphis Negroes, said yesterday that Tuesday's vote left "no alternative but to seek redress in the federal courts." Missing Ocean Fliers Believed to Be Alive But Adrift Hear Bahamas NEW YORK. Sept. 20—MV-TWA announced today it had received a dispatch from its Paris office indicating two Italian fliers,'missing since Sept. n in a transatlantic flight, were adrift in their plane near the Bahamas Islands. 'i'he fliers, John \f.' Brondcllu Jkid Camilllo Barioglio, were on n! planned non-stop flight from the Azores to New York in a single- engined plane.. . ' The. U.S. coast Guard said an Army plane already had left Sa: Juan, Puerto Rico, for the location given—a point due east of the middle section of the Bahamas group. The message, which indicated Ilie Oiers were alii'e, was relayed Irom the Italian Marine radio which picked up a blind message. EMCEE FOR CHEST PROGRAM —Ralph Edwards, one of radio's best known emcees, will act as master of ceremonies Friday night for the star-studded, half-hour Hollywood radio program which salutes tiie opening of the 1050 Community Chest campaigns all over America. The show will also feature, in addition to the country's top radio, TV and movie stars, a short talk by President Truman from the White House. The program will be heard at 9 p.m. Men,Women!Oy? Get New Pep, Vim Feel Years Younger At nil drug stores everywhere.—In BlyUiCTillc nl Kirhi A Woods Drug BRANN TILE & FLOOR CO. • -l-Vltnll Tile Floors • "arilwoorl Floors • Rubber Tile floors k • R«=ck Wool In SII |.,(| on • Weather Stripping • Onramcnlal Iron Work • riaslic Tile, Walls All M'ork Gnaranfccd A. L. (A); SiilJivati, Jr. .Harold C. lirann 1II N. 2nd. 2lfi2 Phones -1,'ifiO BLITHEVILLE (ARK.) 1 COURIEH NEW! Obituaries Mrs. J. C. McDanief, 71, Dies at Luxora Home Mrs. Elvle Alice McDanlel, 71, wife of J. C. McDanlel of Luxora, died iji her home in Luxora this morning at 8:30. Born in Ohio, she had inade her home in Luxora for 41 years. She was a member of the Luxora Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband; two sons, Charles McD.inlcl, Bly- tlicville, and Joe McDanlel, Luxora; two daughters, Evelyn, Blythe- vile, and Edith McDanlel, Luxora; two brothers, D. p. Waitc, Luxora; C. B. Waile, Deeatur, Ala.; and two grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Friday, In Luxora Methodist Church with the Rev. H. I.. RobJson in charge. Burial will be In Blytheville. National Funeral Home, Memphis, is in charge: : * • • Mrs. E. D. Hardest/ Dies; Rites Tomorrow Rites for Mrs. Mary Hnrdesty 73 widow of E. D. Hardesty, will be conducted at the church of Immaculate Conception at 9 am tomorrow by the Rev. Fiances 'MC- Devilt, priest. Father McDevitt will conduct a loaary reading a t the home, near Armorel.tonight, a t 8 p.m. Mrs. Hardesty died yeseterday at her home after a short illness one was born in Ervington. Ky., but had lived near Armorel for many yeal . s . IIer hllsban( j operat( . d a farm there prior to his death about four years ago. Survivors include five sons Kenneth, John, Eugene and Paul Hardesty of Armorel and Arthur Hardesty of Chicago; and three daugh- f Ii S '=, er El '" la "a«l«ty, a min at the St. Anthony Catholic Home m Indiana, M«. E lten Graham of Shirley, Hi. and Miss Bonnie Hardesty 0[ Armorel. Pallbearers will include: Lafe Bill, Francis, Jack and Pete Hard- Mty 'and C. H. Ocfom, nephews of tne deceased. Burial will be at Millwood cemetery. The cobb Funeral Home will be m charge of arrangements. Steamer Admiral Orchestra Booked By Jaycees to Play for '49 Cotton Ball Cold Air From Canada Sends Temperatures Into 30s in Parts of Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, Sept 28. (AP) _ Several Arkansas cities had near freezing temperatures today. A visiting Canadian cold air mass readied the slate last night, and FayeUerille and-Gilbert reported low temperatures of 35 degrees this morning, it aws 36 in Harrison Fort Smith registered a drop of 35 degrees from yesterday's high or 76 to 41. The Little Rock temperature was 48. Fair and continued cool was the forecast for the state today, but slightly warmer weather is In store tomorrow. Memphis Negro Murder Suspect Arrested Here Sammy Lee Prather, alias George Johnny Polzln and his Steamer Admiral Orchestra lias been booked to play for the annual Cotton Ball Oct. 7 following cancellation ol the scheduled appearance of Wayne Gregg and Ills orchestra, Louis Lynch, entertainment chairman for the National Cotton Picking Contest, announced today. A last-minute re-routing of Gregg's itinerary made his band unavailable. 'Hie Cotton Ball is the closing event on the National Cotton Hicking Contest siKmsored by the Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce, will begin at 10 p.m: Oct. 7 in the Main Exhibit Building at Walker Park. The 10 o'clock starting time was set lo permit football fans to attend the Blytheville-Pine Bluff game before the dance. The game time lias been advanced 30 minutes to 7:30 p.m.. Tickets for the dance will go on sale tomorrow at KIrby Bros. Drug Co., Main and Broadway, Mr. Lynch said. Polzin's orchestra hns just completed a summer-long engagement on the river steamer Admiral,' which sails out of St. Louis ou pleasure cruises. ' Prior to the Admiral booking, Polsshi's orchestra played a 22-week Texarkana Bus Kate Controversy /$ Ended LITTLE ROOK, Sept. 29. (AP) — The rontroversy over bus rales at Texarkani apparently has been settled. Tlie Arkansas public service com- Johnny Polnn engagement at the Jefferson Hotel in St. Louts. During the previous year, his band was bookc-d at the Jefferson for two weeks and then was held over for 17 consecutive weeks. The orchestra also lias performed at the Casa Loma Ballroom in St. Louis. , Polzin, a graduate of St. Louis University, learned the orchestra business by playing In bands led by Henry King, RUES Morgan mid Freddie Martin. He organized his own orchestra several years ago. Government Is. Ready To Train Fire fighters For Atom or Germ War NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 20. (AP) — The federal government Is ready to train the nation's fire fighters In what to do in the eve.'it of atomic, biological or chemical warfare. William Gill, coordinator of civil defen.se planning In the National Security Resources Board, told the international association of lire chiefs here yesterday that the training programs are ready. FORD Continued From Page One on n-hich union and company will have equal representation. A Ford employe who has reached the age of 65 or has 30 years service may retire voluntarily. Retirement is compulsory at age 63. Following retirement, Ford will pay him lor each month the tiV- ference between his Social Security benefits and MM. Any Social Security paid to the workers' wife has ao bearing on the pension. Thus Ford pensions will total $100 foi every worker, Although all do not receive exactly the same Socia" Security. Broivn, 45, Memphis Negro, was returned to Memphis yesterday to face a charge of murder' following his arrest here Tuesday-night, the sheriff's office. said today. Prathcr was wanted by Memphis authorities for the murder of a Negro woman last spring. He was arrested here Tuesday night by sheriff's deputies who had been notified >y Memphis officers that Prather was believed to he in this area picking cotton. Slep out In ff,« naw b ool , ff,^ nr« aeotins o "citation ol every square done* . - favorit* footg«ar for picnics, week »nd oulmas, • nd oil dr.M occaiiom. Com* in and try on o pair today. • — *( ADV'ttruto I BARNEY'S FRIENDLY SHOE STORE 219 West Main Street PO//O Toll in First Nine Months of '49 Exceeds Previous Full Year Total WASHINGTON. Sept. 29. (AP) — More polio c a-sas have been reported In Ihe first nine months of 1943 thai) in any full year on record. The Public Health Service announced yesterday that . (lie total through last Saturday was 31,280. compared with _27.658 for all ol 104S —second woral year on record—and about 30.000 in 1916, (he previous peak. Tlio totals do not necessarily mean that this is the worst year for poliomyelitis eipdemics. the healtli service said. In earlier years, reporting was far 'les complete. Also, few non-paralytic cases were then reported. In (he week ended Sept. 24, there were 2,192 new cases, compared with 2,612 during the previous week. 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