The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 30, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 30, 1949
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PAGE TWELVE BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Seven Are Killed In House Blaze • Four Others Hurt ; As Flamct Gut Home 5 Uwd by 20 Person* , ; KANSAS cmr, sept. SO/CAP) — •A I«*t-movin£ Jire roared through ,,th« Interior of » two -story frame tmiM In Northeast Kansis City ;««rly tod»y, killing seven persons >ind injuring four. - . Approximately » persons lived In ,th« houw, many of them aged. •.JKtoJ- of thOM who . escaped fled Irora the flamM In their night ,i Th» c*u» of the blaii ha» not been determined. ; ,The Red Crass identified the dead •s: ; Mr». Florence Eichirds, 85. ; ' Mrj. Cora Andrews, 6». : Oven Richard;, 46. ; larrilne Eli*, 17. • Mr*. Myrtle M. Hershey, 25, and .her tiro children, Myrtle Marie, 9 'rhonthi, and Cletus M. Hershey, Jr., 36 months. I Ke*»e Alterants 'Fa II J. Cltlus M. Hershey, -the huiband ,of Mrs. Hershey, wax 'working near- iby M » night watchman 'when he |he«rd of the fire. He rushed to the -.building arid after two attempts : was ible to make his .way to the liecohd floor where the family lived, (but they were already dead. ] The toe gutted the interior of ]the house. » The injured were listed as Mrs. JBd Bayse, «8; Charlw Steele, 80, [Burt Morgan, 83, and Betty Pish- ib»ch, M.- Betty Pishbach, Steele arid jMorgan suffered from shock and ;«xposure. Mrs. Bayse suffered burns i«nd lacerations. . 1 Richards, one of the ' dead, was s^lind. t The fire was believed to ha.v« jitarted on the tirst floor. AH of the ideid were found on the second. i First report of the flames .came jfrom an unidentified milkman who knot iced the blaze on his rounds. He 'raced across tile street, and awak- Uned Mr. and Mrs. Arthur McCarthy. =V • , Th* three called Itremen and [helped the owner Mrs Bayse evacuate ; tho»e on the ground floor. tRosonwald Services Today l BEVERLY HELLS, Calif., Sept. 30. < (#)— Private funeral services will 'be [held today for Mrs. Adelaide Hau i.Rosenwald, 80-year-old: "widow 'of •th« famed philanth 'plst and mer- •chunt, Julhu Rosenwald. Mrs. Ros- i€nw»ld, who was the second wife of ith« late board chairman of'Sears, .'Roebuck &: Co, died Wednesday Anight. She had been ill for some .time. Cotton Pickers Busy in Fields In E. Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 30. (/]>> Handbills urging a strike of coiton picker* are being distributed in East Arkansas by the National Farm Labor Union CAPL). R. N. Rushlng il farm placement supervisor for the Arkansas Em- playment Security Division, said today that lie has found no dissension among cotton pickers. In a prepared statement mailed from Memphis, A. C. Churchill, director of : ihe Mid-South office of the NFLU, said that "not less than 10,000 Mid-South cotton pickers are on strike against ymge cuts." The statement said members had been urged to stay out of the fields until the pay for cotton picking goes to $3 a hundred pounds. Rushing said that he did not know of conditions in other "Mld- Soutli" states, but that Arkansas has ample cotton pickers pnd that 5.000 are going to the field each day from Little Rock atone. He said he had seen NFLU handbills urging a strike while In Forrest City yesterday, but that on a tour of the entire cotton area, he had found no; evidence of a strike. Mfssco Work Continues Keith Bllbicy, farm agent for North Mississippi County, and D. V. Maloch of Osceola, agent for the southern half of the county today reported that there Is no Indication of a strike in either of the areas. Few union pickers arc In' this section, It was Indicated and the supply of non-union farm la- l»r appears to be adequate. • Mrs. Clara Kilts, director of the Tennessee Farm Labor Division office in Memphis reported she did not know there was a strike. She said, "If we have lost any pickers we don't know it." Similar comment came from the Arkansas Agricultural Council headquarters in West Memphis. ' Ret/red Farmer Dies; Kites to fie Sunday Funeral services will be conducted it 2 p.m. Sunday for Left Allmon, 80, it the Cobb' Chape] by the Rev E. T. Kelly, pastor of the Full Gos- 1 Tabernacle on Lilly street. Mr. Alimon, a retired farmer, died it his home at 510 Bast Rose Street ?arly today after an Illness of sev- :ral months. He was born at'Uip- ley, Tcnn., but had lived In this •ounty for several years. Survivors include hts wife, Mrs Maude Allmon; three sons, Edward nd Gaston Allmon' of BIylhevlile, ind Charles Allmon, of Portage- 'Ille. Mo.: and five daughters, Mrs Mildred Dickey and. Mrs. Mnmie Faulk, both of Blytheville, -Mrs. Kathcrlne Pullen of Wyatt.- Mo Mrs. Gem •« Harding of Sikeston' Mo., and Mrs. Sadie Williamson of Panama City, Fla. Burial will be in Maple drove 'emetery. Pallbearers will include: w T Davis, Tommy James, Carlton James. M. R -'..rMer, S. D ffaco gnrd and Carl Long. 71 ^ Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS II) Sept. 30. m-(USDA)— Hogs 6,500" fairly active; weights over 190 Ibs steady to 25 higher /I- •!•• average; lighter weight!) mostly 24 cents, spots 50 higher; sows m ...y steady; bulk- good ami choice 200250 1 Ibs 18.75; few early 19.60; top 20.00 for several lends, mostly 210- 2JO Ibs; octc] lots 2SO-300 Ibs 182519.75; 180-100 Ibs 13.00-50; 140-170 Ibs 17.25-19.00; few 19.25- few head 100-130 pf8h714.50-17.00; good sows 400 UK down 1V.00-18.25; heavier sows 15.25-16.75; stags 12.00-1450. Cattle 1,000; "calves 600; generally about steady in cleanup trade; few medium and good yearlings 19 0025.00; cutter and common 15.0017.50; common and medium cows 13.75-14.50;, canners and cutters 10.50-13.75. M*TI0IUl NAT WEIK * OCT. *-» The STETS* Sfrcr/o/mer Thousands have found there's no better passport l»nywhere than a Stetson hat. The snap brim, •lightweight fur felt feels good, acls well, goes any- Uvhere. With the Stratoliner, yon take oft comfort- nbly, a'rrivt in r(yle—no matter Jioio you travel. Meet it—and us—before another day goes by. Mo«f fioni WM« SFEISON furs THAN AW orwfn mno J1J MAIM MEAD'S FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 1949 Obituaries Three Memphis Youths Fatally Injured in Wreck MEMPHIS.' Sept; 30. <AP) •- A three-way highway crash early today took the lives of 'three teenagers out [<"• a gay evening of dancing. The fourth youngster In the car was seriously Injured. State Police said the quartet's automobile smashed Into the tack of a truck anil was hit by a third machine In which another couple, also on the party, was riding. The -dead were Eva Lou Briogs 18, Jimmy Carroll Graham. 19, and Benny Taylor. 17, all of Memphis Barbara Lee Pinkard, 17, was badly hurt. Betty Rogers. 17. and Harvey Allen. 21, who were in the other car were injured, but not seriously. Another accident killed Jack Downing, 27, whose truck was in collision; with a car and overturned. ' The three deaths outside the city limit brought .the year's total of traffic fatalities in Shelby county! outside Memphis, 'to 24 compared to 25 for the same period In 1948. the year In Memphis, compared to Daimlng's death was the 23iU of 28 last year. . ; • • McCleilon Wants Two 1950 Budgets From President WASHINGTON, Sept. 30—W— President Truman will have to submit Uvo budgets to Congress next year if a proposal by Sen, Mo Clellan (D-Ark) wins House approval. The Senate approved McClellan's suggestion yesterday af- presidcnt to trim federal spending. McClellan's proposals would" require Mr. Truman to send to Congress a balanced budget along with the regular operating budget. He told Senate members that such a move would not require the President to 'keep spending within the limits of Income but "it would show how we could balance the budget if Congress did not" wish to indulge In deficit spending." McClellan was one of the 28 Senators who voted for Ferguson's suggestion. Sen. Fulbilght (D-Ark) did not vote but announced he was against the amendment. • Both McClellan and Kiilbrlght voted with the' majority In approving a bill to Increase the pay of cabinet members and heads of executive departments. Overheated Stoves Cause Two Fire Alarms Overheated stoves wore the caiise of two fire alarms last night and this morning, Fire Chief Roy Head said today. '• An overheated oil stove at the home of H. L. Byars at 1601 Chlck- asawba was the cause of an alarm al 6:30 p.m. yesterdy with no dam- ago resulting. j 'AH overheated coal burning cook Stove at the home of David Jackson, Negro, 1018 South Lilly was the cause of an alarm ( this morning. Pipes from the stove became overheated and ignited wallpaper around the Hue. Only minor damage resulted. Parade Will Open 1949 Arkansas Livestock Show LITTLE ROOK, Sept. 30— (If)— A gala parade; through downtown Little Rock Monday will open the 1949 Arkansas Livestock Show. Marching tne 40-btock long parade will be Smartly dressed bands, gaily colored, horse-drawn vehicles, various manning units and about 2,000 horses and rldm. The 70-ac:e showground here already Is teiming wlf-. activity as preparation; are underway for opening of tht week-long show. first attention Is being Riven to erecting facilities for prize-winning livestock.'- Officials have predicted this exiwstlon to be the biggest ever. Arrangements are being made to house 4]0 dairy cattle, 400 beef cattle, l,OK> swine and hundreds of poultry entries, rabbits, sheep and other farm animals. More thin 100 shooting galleries, ball ganifs, rides sideshows and eating establishments are going up along the midway. A rodeo which will present shows twice dailr. will be playing throughout the wick. Senofdr's Wife Dies WASHINGTON, Sept, 30. <{!>) — Mrs. Allen J. Ellender, wife of the Louisiana senator, died early to- LABOR Continued From Page On* Workers have been on stirke at the plant for four months In a dispute over wages and pensions. Squads of mate police, armed with riot guns and bayonets, patrolled the waterfront at Dalles, Ore., to prevent fighting between CIO Longshoremen and non-union dock workers. Later a barge with an $800.000 load of pineapples from Hawaii, was ordered from the Dalles port to prevent fiirther labor violence. There was some fighting at Port- laud, ore,. In connection with the strike of Hawaiian CIO Longshoremen. Mines to 'MUSKOQEE, Okla., Sept. 30— (fl>) —Coal miners In Arkansas arid Oklahoma are being ordered back to the plls Monday morning, their district, leader said today. David Fowler, president of the United Mine Workers District 21 eml,.aclng the two states, said his orders followed notice to him of John L. Lewis' back-tb-work order. Fowler said Lewis' action was En- couraging" for an early settlement of differences between the union ard the mine operators. Approximately 4,000 of the 6,000 miners In the district, Fowler said, will report for work Monday morning. Those not returning are employed by mines in areas served by the strike-bound Missouii-Pao- fic Kaihoad, he said. day In a hospital. She was 54. The Senator's office reported death was caused by a brain tumor, discovered only after she had entered the hospital yesterday. Negro Deaths •••' Funer»v sei-vlces for Cottrell F. Lane, S»- will be conducted in the C.M.B.RlChurch tomorrow at 1:30 p.m. bp Rev. C. S McFadden. Survivors ('"elude four sisters and one brotheAt Burial will be in Lane Cemetery and Home Funeral Hom« is in charge of arrangements. When/ landing at an airport, an George Washington was first Inaugurated to the Presidency in New Gas Pipeline Sought LITTLE ROCK. Sept. 30. OT — The Arkansas - Western Gas Co.. has asked the Arkansas Public Service Commission for authority •to construct J2-miles of gas lines in .Washington and Benton Counties. • The lines would tin Into (ncliillM now serving customers at Fnyeltn- ville, Sprlnpjdale, Rogera and Bentonville. Cost was estimated at S134.000. , •. ' Every INTERWOVEN SOCK is in a CLASS by itself If It's For a Man-Meads Will Have It MEAD'S lit MAIM limit 1 • SAVE $ 100- $ 300- $ 500 ON THIS KNOCK-DOWN, DRAG OUT USED CAR & TRUCK Beginning tomorrow, October 1st, ana continuing all through the month, Slicl- tcm Motor Co. is smashing, slashing, anil crashing down used car prices. You can buy your c;\r now at siiy-iijs u f literally . hundreds of dollars. Ami we guarantee not to be undersold! So hurry down Saturday, iVfonda.r, as soon as you can and . choose your car from these anil many other terrific values. COMPARE THESE PRICES ANYWHERE! No. 276—19.10 iN'ash Ambassador. v l-door, dark blue, clean inside, newly painted outfjide... special $157. No. 375—1<>37 Plymouth 2-door, excellent motor, new seat covers, and new paint. .. .special §.'!27. No, .115—1937 Chevrolet 2-door, new paint, new seat covers, runs good special §277. No. -1.15—3911 Mercury 2-door, dark blue color, has new paint, new seat covers, and new white Bidcwall tires, radio & healer special $577. No. tan—10.18 liuick Super 4-door, 30,000 city driven miles, shiny black, has radio & healer, new seat covers, and white sidewall tires.... special §1577. No. 417—1038 Plymouth Special Deluxe 2-door, radio & heater, new paint, new seat covers, a nice car... .special S317. No. .122—1037 Chevrolet 4-door, newly painted .. . .special $277. iVo. 128—1M9 Poniiac "fi" 2-door. exceptionally clean, brand new paint job, radio & heater, seal tovcrs, new (ires special $197. No..-131—1939 Riiick Special Counc, has new 1948 motor special 5377. No. ,146—1910 Ford V-8 2-door, new paint job ne\v seal covers... special §477. ' No. 45J—1939 Ponliac "6" 4-door, light grey,'has radio, heater, and scat covers. . . .special 5527. No. 44S—1938 Oldsmobilc 2-door, runs tine < . special $297. No. 292—1941 Chevrolet V/i-fon short whecl- . base Truck with all steel G1 body , has seats for coUon pickers, extra good condition special V* & /• No. 346—1946 Dodge Power Wagon with 4-wheel drive, 19,000 actual miles, originally cost about §2700, will sacrifice for special $777. No. 425—1942 Ford 1^-Ton long wheelbas* stake Truck, runs exceptionally well special $167. No. 447—1940 Ford 3/4-Ton Stake Truck, has new mud-grip tires, motor excellent, has new paint job... .special $497. HURRY DOWN AS SOON AS YOU CAN! SHELTON MOTOR CO 215 South 2nd Phone 4438

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