The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 15, 1949 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, September 15, 1949
Page 6
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TARK.T OOUBIER mm Officers Continue Accident Inquiry N« Tree* Found of Car Or Truck Which Killed Missouri Workman Stale and county police officers today were continuing their investigation o( the death of Johnny .•Jack) KJncaid, 48-year-old Mis- »ouri farm laborer who ««s fatally Injured yesterday morning by a hit- run driver near the Arkansas-Missouri state line. Funeral arrangements for Kineakl were incomplete this morning pending arrival of relatives from Memphis but coroner B. M. Holt said that services probably would be held here Saturday morning, Mr. Kincaid's body was found *arly yesterday on Highway 61 near the state Line. He suffered » broken pelvis, badly mangled leg and internal injuries. He died later • at Walls Hospital. State patrolman Ben Kent, who is assisting with the investigation o/ the accident, said that Kincaid was seen hanging around a service station at the state line Tuesday night a short time before-his body was found lying on Highway-61. He said that l\vo transport truck . drivers stopped at the Stale Permit Station at Slate Line Tuesday night and reported seeing the man along • the highway and tliat one said he was "about to get hit." Officer Kent said that he has talked with several persons who live or work in or around the spot where Kincaid's body was found and that a number of them reported seeing him Tuesday night. Officer Kent stated that he had . been informed that Kincaid had : been living in thai vicinity. Mr. Kincaid's death Is the ninth traffic fatality in Mississippi County this year. He is, survived by a brother, Marshall Kincaid of Memphis and a. half-brothel- C. M. Porslhy of Mt. Pleasant, Tex. STEEL Continued From Page One under th* recommended non-contributory program may seem like a small amount. But when applied to the steel Industry, the cost of such a non-contributory program would be approximately $200,000 a year when operating at full capacity, mi In 1048. That would be the •qulvalent Qf adding $3 to the cost of each ton ot steel produced in the country last year," S»ji Employees Should Contribute FalrJess explained carefully that his company la not opposed to the principle* of pensions — only .that h« wants the men who make THURSDAY, SEPTEMBEK 15, Joe Hot brook Barney Cock re JJ PEKSONNKL OP NEW FIRM— Joe Holbrook and Barney Cockrell, part tiers, will head the personnel for Barney's Friendly Shoe Store, which M'lll hold it.i forma) opening Friday and Saturday at 219 West Main Street- Miss Mnry Margaret Cockrcll. daughter of Barney Cockreil, will head the hosiery and handbag department. Misa Mary Margaret CockrtH OBITUARIES Portageville Woman Is Buried in Oscco/a Funeral services for Mrs, Hcssie Lorene Jlliian, 24, wile of James Julian of PortaKeville. Mt>. t were conducted yesterday at the Swift Chapel in Osccola by the Rev. L. T. Lawrence, pastor r.r lht> First t're.s- bytcrinn Church, with burhtl in Oic Basselt Omptcry. Mrs. Julian (Ueri nt Boonevillp. j Monday, after a ionf- illness. Hor parents nre Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Vales of Portaucville. Survivors other Itmti her huslmul and parents indllrie two sons. John Anthony Julian and Gerald Allen Piits ot Porlagci'ltlr: a brother, John Allen Yntcs of Portiigevllle, and four sisters. Mrs. l,ula Mnc st«l to chip in and help guarantee j Dil »Sherty. of Nashville, Tcnn, Mrs. tttfir own future. Catherine Braux. Miss Martha Lee The veleran steelnjaster said Big Keel for many years has hurt both a pension and » group life Insurance plan, milling: "In the current labor negotiations, United States Steel has nut opposed a proper program of social insurance financed Jointly by employer anti employe. In fact, it has Yates and Miss Margaret Ann Yatcs of Portageville. Gosnell Infant Buried Rites for the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. ,J. W. Raspberry of Gosnell were conducted thi.s morn- ins at the Colib Funeral Chapel by DISTRICT FAIR Continued Prom Page One here this year because the .state meet, scheduled for Fayetteville this summer, was cancelled due to j the polio epidemic. Following this j cancellation, it was decided to split the meet imo district events and hold them at the district fairs. The return of harness racing to the district fi\&r also is expected to accounl for Increased crowds this year. These races were discontinued shortly after the war began. Two events of two heats each will he held Friday. Saturday and -Sunday afternoon. A rnce for trotters and one for pacers will be held each afternoon. Purses of $100 will be awarded in each race. A feature of the races will be the mobile starting Bale used in each event. To be operaleil by M. M. Moblcy of Mt. Carmel. III., veteran harness raclne etarter. this gate consists of two metal arms mounted on the rear of an automobile. It --TVC5 ahead of the field and the anus are swung back to start the heats. Parking Arra Re-located Mr. Blaylock said tents and stalls for the race horses and equipment have been erected. Since the race track Is lo be used this year, the parking area has hcen moved to a six and one-half acre pint Immediately west of Walker Park and north of Missouri Street. Entrances to the parking area will be on Missouri Street. Bridges are being placed across drainage ditches bordering the area Mr Blaylock said. Two Blytheville Theaters Aid in Polio. Fund Drive Collections for the Emergency Theaters, The Ritz and Roxy, owned and operated O. W. McCutchen, total 1260.90, A.S, (Todd) Harrison chairman of the Mississippi County chapter of the National Foundation for Infantile paralysis jaid today. The collections were made at the Theaters Sunday and Monday, after Jimmy Sanders and T. F. Dean spoke briefly on the emergency drive. Mr. Harrison said (hat although the emergency drive was to extend only through September 15, funds will be collected at the football game Friday night by Boy Scotits. At the offset of the emergency drive those wishing to contribute were advised to mail contributions to "F'olio" care of the postmaster. Ross SteveiiSj postmaster, said that the response so far had been very j SPECIAL 2 WEEKS ONLY poor, and that not more than a dozen contributions had been ceiveci. re- Pemiscot Sheriff Investigates Hit And Run Fatality CAnUTHKKSVILLE, Sept. 15 — Pemiscot County Sheriff Jake Claxton reported todtvy that investigation wns still being conducted In connection with the apparent hiL-aiuJ-nm death of Lticlen Wiles. 10, 302 Ward Avenue. Cflr- uther.svilte. Mr. Wiles WA.S found on Highway 61, eight miles north ot Hayti Sunday night around 8 p.m. by Arthur OLsen. He was in critical condition at the time and \vns rushed to Delta Hospital, SikcsUm, for treatment. He died in the hospital at 10:10 a.m. Monday. He was not Identified until after his death u'hen n sister, Mis. Mildred Vichcry. oJ Chaftce, Mo., arrived at the hospital and claimed the body. Mr. Wiles is also survived by a brother, Banks Wiles, of Gideon Mo. Sheriff Claxlon sntd his office has very little information concerning the accident. He said several persons have been questioned regarding the death but that no arrests have been made. Power Plant Dedication Ceremonies Scheduled FORREST CITY, Ark. .Sept. 15. iVJ'i—Formal dedication ceremonies lor the big power plant being built iifrc by Arkansas Power and Light Company will lie held tomorrow. The plant—to be Arkansas' largest—will have a capacity of 132.000 kilowatt-hours per hour and Is designed so that tliis capacity may be I'ouMed by the installation of new generating machinery. The structure is expected l o be completed next year. window vrovk has been finished. Mr. Btaylock said, but painting amf plastering remains lo be done. oyer ann employe In fact, it has the Rev. Lee Anderson, pastor of Amf "»- "><• features r>f I he erand- ice previously made to the union , the GosnDl , Mcln otikt church .The ( 5tllllri *how »«"* >'«»' will be a » very liberal proposal for social insurance. ..." Fairless hammered away at the non-contributory plan, saying: "The contributory principle has become firmly established in this country over a period of years as something thai is sound, desirable and eqtiiable. The largest *l all social insurance 'programs Is that provided by the TederM Social Security Act. To support that federal program, employer and employe each contribute an equal amount." Fairless made no mention of the coal industry. U.S. Steel owns many coal mines and Is among coal operators which hand over 20 cents to the United Mine Workers for every ton of coal mined. The royalty payments from all operators K n into a whonping big lunr! which finances $100 monthly pensions for John L. Lewis' miners. It's been no secret that Xlurrav na.s long wanted to do as well, or better than Lewis in getting pcn- Three Forfeit Bonds Three men forfeited cash bonds In Municipal Court this morning on charges of driving while under the influence or liquor. The men were: H. A. Brimhall and Gerald Whiteside. bonds of S45.2S each and Allen Simmons a bond or $60.25. •rti. The baby U's.s dead at birth yesterday morning, at the parents' home in Goinell. Survivors include three brothers. Jessie Willard. Rk'harrt Henry, and jimmy I>c Raspberry, anrt two sisters. Madeline and Gicnria Marie Raspberry. Burial \va.s in Blnnvood Cemetery. B/yihevi//e Majorettes Win First Honors at Fair in Cape Girardeau When the Blvtheville Hi«h Sdino] majorettes make (heir first appearance al the Blytlicville-Paragoirttl fcotbsll samp hoe tomorrow night - =• they will already he one victory ' Bl!u ' lnck sairi ahead of (he Chicks. I ' rhc ncvv Women's Exhibit Bi: "dare-devil" driving act by Lucky tott and his "Hell-Drivers.." Admission prices for this show have not-been determined yet, Mr. Blaylock said. This act will be presented Monday and Tuesday at 8 p.m. Graurtstaucl admission prices for the remaining nights will be 50 rents, he said. All new acts will be presented .this year, Mr. Bhy- lock said. Portions of these acts also will be presented between events of the harness racing program, he said. The fair will open at 5 p.m. Tuesday and will close at 6 p.m Sunday, Sept. 25. All exhibits must set up by Tuesday morning. Mr. Hlci- THe live Rirts won :iisl place in : " ll! ls 11( ' arl V completed and will he! in use during the fair. 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