The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 14, 1950 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 14, 1950
Page 14
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r PACT FOUKTKEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEW1 FRIDAY, APRIL 14, II U.S. Begins Wrap-Up Of $15 Million Arms Package for Indochina WA1HINQTON, April 14. W-* <nw 'twit*! SUUs Is putting to- gtttMr a $ I $,000,000 *rnu ,aid pack•(• for communist-threatened Indochina. Th« aid if expected to be made np largely of cargo planes, trucks mad medical »upplle». Diplomatic •uthoriHw reported that these Items top the lists of mpplies urg- «ntly needed by the French-led force* fighting the Communist guerrillas of Ho Chi Mlnh. Preliminary shipments of a few .peeial Items may start within B month. And If the State Department has lt« way, deliveries will be labeled in effect "for Indochina" rather than "to France for Indochina. J> iWith the French being pressed to give the three new states of mdo china some voice In the disposition of U. S. military and economic assistance, officials hope for at least a gesture underscoring the American policy of helping Asiatic peoples toward independence. Jeoup Stressea Policy . 'Ambassador-at-large Philip C. Jessup stressed this policy In a broadcast report last night on his recent fact finding tour of the Tar East. "The United States," he said, "Believes that every 'people has the right to be independent, to jovem Itself, and to work out its problems in Its own way." J-ree peoples who are determined to maintain their independence, he added, "are entitled to military aid which will help them remain free." TJita. laid jessup, la "not as big a job as It may sound." What they need most, he said, is not large amounts of military material, but key bits of equipment, Hke rifle* for their constabulary, «r communications equipment. V . Arm* Aid Shaped Officials *ald they, hoped nego- ti«tton*jWith the French on indo- rtrta* will produce an accord before Secretary of State Acheson meets *tth JWeign Minister Schuman of rnioiM next month In Europe. This ooubfery fca* been pressing for: 1. SORW gesture such «s a form- tat-request for American assistance Mcned by jtormer Emporer Bao Dai, he«d of the new Vietnam state, and by representatives of- Laos a.nd Oambodia, as well as by Itance. 3. Administration of American •conomic aid by the three Indo- «hinM* •tatea, an well a* Prance, •lin« with prbvislona giving the •ew itatei at least an advisory vole* in th* disposition o( arms. i Greater French StreM I. Greater ITench stress on the Independence within the TTanch •nipn which was granted to -Vietnam, Lads and Cambodia in last month'i Paris agreement. , 4. Transfer of the Trench gover- Bor'« palac* at Saigon to Bao Dai *o.ta<jrt«s« hta prestige. I. Administration of Indochina attain by the French foreign of- ftoa Jmther than by the colonial •file*, u at present. Moat of- the«e demands have met wkh 'fasljtanee from the French who have »trecsed that the March agreement Jeft Trance with the hMTT burden of defense and the responsibility for Indochina's foreign relation!. ftoef* Woman En/isfs In Women's Air Force ' MM Imogene Thompson, daughter of Mr*. Gene Schrader. Stcele, Mo.; haa enlisted In the Women's Air Force for four years. SlSgt. Arthur Q. Bahn, in charge of the U.S. Army and Air Force Recruiting Btation here hi Blytheville, said today. Private Thompson Is now taking her basie. training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. Texas. All women enlisting in the Women's Air Force take their first training at .the Lackland base and then receive specialized training In various type« of worx. State Employment Office Discussed Operation of the Arkansas'Em- ployment Security Agency was the topic of a talk by J. M. Cleveland, agency manager, when he appeared before the Blytheville Rotary Club yesterday. Telling of the agency's functions, Mr. Cleveland pointed out that It served to place men and women •anelng in skill from the professional field to unskilled laborers. He said the agency wa.s Instrumental in obtaining 25,000 workers for year's cotlon harvest In Ihe county. Guests at yesterday's -meeting included Sye Second!. Sail Jose, Calif; Eric Rogers, Jonesboro; A. Carlson, Trumann; Clyde Tastes, Pine Bluff; Elliott Sarlain and Lloyd Godley, O.sceola; and H. L. Halsell. DOCTOR Continued from pRge 1 are a number of cases still undiscovered. There are broken homes, chronic Illness, inefficiency and great physical suffering attached to tuberculosis, he said. Sullivan Re-Eelrnlfil Dr. Graves' address climaxed a meeting ab which Hays Sullivan of Burdette was elected Lo hts third term as president of the association. The officers submitted for election by the nominating committee were elected by acclamation, following a recommendation made by D. V. Maloch. The slate Included: Steve Ralph of Osceola, first vice- president; William Wyatt of Yarbro, second vice-president; Mrs. W. R. Brown of Manila, third vice president; Joe Evans of Blytheville, treasurer; Mrs. Carroll Watson of Oeceola, secretary; Chester r>ane- hower of Osceola, county seal chairman; Mrs. Wlllard Pease and Mrs. John Thweatt, members-at-large, Following the electron a $9,725 budget was approved. It was pointed out tbat the seal sales this year had exceeded the record collections of last year, and that the county association •, ranketl second In the state In collections. Major items of expenses on the budget Included $1,600 for x-rays, $600 for patient transportation to the sanitorium, and $3100 for office salaries. Ida Jo Palmertree, Manila High School Student was presented a cash prize for her second-place, entry in a state essay contest sponsored by the state association and the Columbia Collegiate Press, and ft $10 prize for her winning entry in the county contest. Mrs. C. G. Redman, executive secretary, reported briefly on activities of the association. She was presented an orchid corsage for her work with the association, and it was pointed out by President Hays Sullivan that her efforts had resulted in getting the county organization recognized as one of the best-functioning of the state. She Is president-nlect of the newly-organized state association for executive secretaries. Truman Pardons Boston's Curley WASHINGTON. April 14. MV- President Truman has granted a pardon to former Mayor James M. Curley of Boston, convicted of mail fraud. White House officials announced lis action today. They said details would be given out later from the Justice Department. In 1947, Mr. Truman commuted Curlcy's sentence to 18 months, releasing him from the federal prison at Danbury. Conn, Curley had served five months. The pardon serves to restore all civil rights to Curley, a former Democratic Congress member as well as mayor of Boston. Seamen from Missco, Steele to Visit Italy Two Mississippi Countlam and a Steele. Mo., man are serving aboard Naval vessels which are due to arrive April 22 In Naples. Italy. Seamen Charlie A. Brown, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hubert T. Brown of Steele, and Fcarl Holland ol Dyess are serving aboard the destroyer tender USS Sierra. John E. Milligan, seaman apprentice, of Leachville, HI. 1, Is aboard the attack cargo ship USS Arneb. OLD * Straight Kentucky Bourbon in all its Glory! Na.tura.llY a finer drink qturgflY aged 4 years in wood A'qfuro/fr tighter in body KatmraUy smoother in taste V* only 1 M n. / Wnt A <-S qt. Never Sold until Four (4) Yearn Oldl DOG'S BEST FRIEND—"Denny," an Irish seller, got plenty at help when he fell through the ice in Ihe Israel River at Lancaster, N. 1L Firemen, who responded quickly lo an emergency call, art seen in their successful rescue operation. SPELLER PROSPERITY Continued from Page 1 Party." Gabrielson blamed a. "scandalous administration of the farm program" for Die-piling up of farm surpluses and the dumping of potatoes at the same time that potatoes were being Imported from Canada. "I*t the President, In self glorification, pause and contemplate this indictment, for it Is an indictment which will be brought against him by the American people," his. statement said. Forestry Dean Explains Ideal Forest of Future BERKELEY, Calif.—«•>— California foresters have been working 50 j years but are still babes In the woods, says Prof. P. S. Baker, dean of the School of Forestry at the University of California. | That's a very short time in the \ life of many trees, he says. And the Ideal ( Is a long way off. he | Continued from Page 1 spellers to their seats. The four volleyed with the alphabet for several rounds before Finley was seated. Field Cut lo Seven The last seven spellers (listed In the order of rank in the contest) were Betty Johnson, Jeannette Tipton, Ralph Nichols. Pinley Carson of Burdette. Lorna Homer, Blytheville Junior High School, Pave Rowe at Wilson and Gaye Waddell ol Osceola. Other spellers included Mable Haynie of Yarbro, Virginia King of Huffman, Mildred Harper of Stillman, Roger Sudbnry of Central School In Blythevllle. Roy McKay of Gosnell. Patsy Garrett of Luxora, Ola Ray Twcedle ol Deli and Lenora Hayes of Keisser. Frank Whitworth. county treasurer, pronounced the words, provided especially for such contests, and was one of the judges. Other judges were Attorney Prank Douglas and Circuit Court Clerk Harvey Morris. The contest was conducted by John Mayes of Blytheville, county school supervisor. asserts. In his opinion It would be one that would furnish an even quota of wood every year—forever.. That means it would have enough trees to utilize its growing capacity. Only the oldest would be cut. the age classes would be distributed properly, and cut areas would be reseeded so that normal growth could continue, he says. $7,677 Given In Seal Sale Drive Here During a month of aolleltatlon Jl.611.30 was collected In Mississippi County for the Arkansas Association for the Crippled, according to John Mayes, chairman of the county chapter. Mr. Mayes said that the drive for funds was scheduled to have closed last Sunday, but that even though there wa.s to be no extension of the drive, It was hoped that those who had received Easier Seals in the mail would continue to make contributions. He Indicated lhat It was believed the funds would reach 12,000, or two-thirds of the county quota, before (he contributions stopped coming in. The otiiciai ccampalgn for funds was cllmnxed by Lily sales on the streets, Saturday. Junior and Senior high school students from Bly- tlievilte, Gosncll, Luxora, Joiner, Wilson, Osceola, Yarbro, Manila, Leachville and Kelser conducted the sales. Reports have been received from only four of the sales. The reports received Include: $118.58 from Blythevllle; tfi.05 from Gosnell, $10.36 from Luxora, and $6/11 from Joiner. Students participating In the Blytheville sales Included Lorna Homer, Marilyn Shivers, Linda Taylor, Bertha Ann Galnes, June Freeman, Evelyn Bowen, Billie Pay Graham, and Becky Ingram. Mr. Mayes said that $19.60 was collected In coin banks, placed in down-town business establishments by the Boy Scouts. Israel Postmen Carry Mail in Jeep System TEL AVIV, Israel-<yp)—Postmen in jeeps soon will be carrying the mall from the southernmost to the northernmost sections of Israel. The jeep-borne system for delivering Peach Station Plans Opening NASHVILLE, Ark., April 14. yp>— Nashville's 110,000 peach experiment lUtion was to be opened formally here this afternoon. Speakers were to Include Governor McMath, Lean LIppert S. Ellis of the University of Arkansas College of Agriculture and Rep. Boyd Tack- ell. The station Is the outgrowth of a co-operative move of peach growers and the University of Arkansas to means of combatting diseases and Insect infestation of peaches and peach trees. letters and packages Is to link up the Neeev. far In the south, to Upper Galilee. Furthermore, widely separated communal settlements are going to keep In touch with each other by a radio-telephonic set-up. These are among the new Ihlngs planned for Ihe improvement of Israel's post and telephone services by David Remez. minister of communications, and Z. Prihar, postmaster general. BILL GODWIN SPORTING GOODS Fishing & Hunting License. "Jimmie B" 12 ft. Boat t-19.95. Aluminum Boats, 12 & 14 ft. Fly 'rods, Casting rods and guns repaired. Shoes for every sport. 421 \V. Main Phone 6762 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111.. April H. TO—(USDA)— Hogs MOO; fairly active; barrows »nd gilts sleady to 10 higher lhan Thursday's average; sows sleady to weak; julk good and choice 180-240 Ibs 16.00-25; lop 10.25 for several loads choice 200-220 Ibs; few ISO Ihs down to 15,15; most 250-325 Ibs 15.00-16.00; HO-1TO Ibs 13.50-15.00; medium and good 100-130 Ibs 9.0013.00; good and choice sows *00 Ibs down H.50-15.00; heavier sows 13.25-14.25; stags 8.50-11.00.. Cattle 580; calves 500; not enough steers offered to make a, market; odd lots medium and good mixed steers and heifers 24.00-26.00; these near sleady; cows dull and weak at Thursday's late loss; few good cows 19.50-20.000; common and Wirh the Courts Chancery: Leon Thompeon w. Thompson, suit lor dlvoret. Grace King Roger* y§. Kenchens, petition to loreelow U collect on note, »1,S21.0». Opal Wright vs. Bdgur Wrfchi, suit for divorce. Audie Mulllns vt. Emily Ifullcnt, suit for divorce. lima Bunch vs. Norman Bunch, suit for divorce. Circuit: Janlne (Jennene) Atider* »». th» Arkansas Ice and Storage Compiny, suit to collect $10,000 damages from accident Jan. 21 at the intersection of Chlckasawba and Division Streets In Blythevllle. ^ medium beef cows 17.50-19.00; ein- ners and cutters 13.50-17.50. Rom where I sit „. fy Joe Marsh Our "Mayor" is Only 16 Years Old! PokeW mj head iit. Mayor How.rtf. Aw (fe ^^ ^ >t Tow» Ha* and took a wcood look U . h«rry. Siftin* it the Major's link •*» "Butch" Carter—president of the JMHOT CUw OT er at the Higfc School. "Hello, Mr. Marsh," says Butch. -Can I help you?" The high school pupils took orer for the day! They elected their own officers, "ran the town," and learned a little something abovt the responsibility ol local gorernment. We (rrown«p«, to*. nigM M^,. timnt take a Uitk ItMim ia accept- mg responsihilitT. 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