The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 17, 1950 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 17, 1950
Page 14
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUKIE* NEW! MONDAY, APRIL W, Big Time Gamblers Now Are in Sports, McGrath Asserts WiUMMOTON, April IT. W-* Mtorrwr CMnenl McGrath said to- d&r that big time gamblers appar- morcd into amateur and pro- ontl tportfi vith tar|* scale op- He wed **va( congress crack &*wn on the organized gamblers by forbidding the sending of gambling kifocmaHon across state lines. " McGrath testified before a Sen- »t« commerce subcommittee. The group Is considering a bill to bnn Interstate transmission of gambling ^formation. 'Favoring rhe measure, McGrath jald Congress could give horse race bookmakers H "knockout blow" by denying them the use of telephone, telegraph, and radio information heeded in their operations. ;Jn addition to Illegal boofcmak- Ing on racing, the gamblers "have apparently moved into large scale betting operations in such amateur and professional events as baseball, basketball and football,*' Me-, prath -said, .; Communication Vital - He added: "It is fairly obvious that none of these betting operations or any size could be maintained without telephone, telegraph and other rapid transmission fnc- Jlitfes. ;; McGrath said the time lag would make the broadcast.of little value to bookmakers. J_ "We feel," he said, "thai only the gambling Interests, or those who vtand to gain from the relationship of such broadcasts to gambling, Vitl be hurt or complain. Time TJ^C Helps "Lest anyone raise the charge ithat the brief time Jag proposed for the broadcast of gambling inform ation coneernSng horse races fe censorship for the radio or television, may I hasten to point out that since 1934 Congress has flatly prohibited, not merely delayed for »n jhour, the radio broadcasting of information concerning lotteries, which is it form of gambling with •otne wider commercial Imploca- Aorv than horse racing.** X The subcommittee's hearings may b« to effect a preliminary to feter, broader Senate inquiry into organised gambling and crime. Now *P«rtdIng in the Senate Is a proposal to cr«*te & special committee, back- fd by a ;*!50,000 expense fund, to tnTTAjntc organized crime. Members of th« subcommittee h*re kidlottfced its bearings may jNm for tomf: time. It Is planned to feear testimony from some 15 >0 mayors of larger cities. A committee aid aald among those invited to appear are the mayors of St. Lovfa, Pittsburgh and New Orleans i'complete liat has not-yet i pubHc. Band to Take Part in State Festival at Spa The Blytheville High School Band will be one of the 4fi bands to participate in the State Band Festival at Hot Springs this week. The OS-member troup will leave Blythevllle on Wednesday and return after the festival on Friday. R. A, Lipscomb, director, said today that each band would be judged individually In the non-compc- ,£llvc meet, In order that the weak mil -strong points could be recognized, A.S a part of the festival, ensemble and -solo groups will be judged com- >etllively. Mr. Lip.sconib said that .he seven majorettes whtch lead S.ylhevlllc's band would be entered n the ensemble group, but that he did not plan to enter any of the >and students in the solo group. The majorettes, who were judged as "very outstanding-at I he district festival in Scarcy a week ago, are iulse Sullivan, Virginia Easley, Doris Stone, Joan Karls, Sophie Ann Bright, Jean Shelton, 'a nd Doris Bean. The district festival was non- cotnpetitive but the individual ajudicfiLion gave the Blythevllle aand a commendable report **•* Lipscomb -said. ' The festivals consist of concert, sight reading, marching and playing exhibitions. • Scfcoolmosters To Hold Meeting X B. Wetlwrington, director of ce and transportation for the Department of Education, will ttic prfeicipa] speaker at the Mppf County meeting at «nij*« Wednesday night. -• Th» meeting will begin at 8:30 pjn. wHh a dinner, and a program •cd femncns meeting will follow. M, upeclally treated roosters bigger than the average male and are raised solely for their m**t. ASC Offers New Scholarships JONESBORO, April 17—A new scholarship program designed to encourage and 'stimulate the development of leadership in high .school students will be launched this year by Arkansas State College here, Dr. W. J. Edens. SUiLe College president, Announced Saturday. Beginning with this years class graduating high school seniors, scholarships will be offered oil a five-year basis in n few of the state's high schools. Businessmen and civic leaders in their respective communities are cooperating with State college to make possible the program. Dr. Edeiis said. Each scholarship will be valuer at *200 for the nine-month academic year. They will be awardec annually at each high school commencement program ior a period o; five years beginning in May. Selection of the persons to receive scholarships will be on the basis of election, with each member of the senior class In the various high schools having B vote to determine the winner in that particular school. To be eligible to receive a .scholarship, a senior must rank academically in the upper one-third of his cla-ss If the class numbers 30 01 mote and In, the upper one-half i the class numbers less than 30 Leadership ability will be the sol basis for judging after the scholastic requirements are met, according to Dr. Edens . American Legion Auditorium Blytheville, Ark. Thursday, April 20,8 p.m. Doors Open 6:30 The Original Wally Fowler Gospel and Spiritual All Nite Singing Contest Returning by Popular Demand WALLY FOWLER and His Famous OAK RIDGE QUARTET WSM-NBC THE ORIGINAL RANGERS QUARTET Featuring world's lowest b;iss singer—Arnold Hyles, and one of (he world's highest tenors, Denver Cruraplcr. The Sensational Happy Goodman Family iMnyficld, Kentucky Sponsored by Sonford Tomlinson and his Calvary Quartet. plus .Many other quartets and singers. Tickets on sale a( Owens and Rolhrock Drug Stores. FEW RESERVED SEATS $1.2(1. tax included. GENERAL" ADMISSION Adults, ?5c ta\- inci. Children's Admission 50c tax incl. Obituaries BYK1NI A BUST?—Paris designer Andre Lcdoux says his "body moulder** bathing suit, above, docs much more for the figure than tfir popular Btkinl model'(inset). Lecloux's "moulder" is made of a 'new pushing, pulling, non-rubberized fabric. Actually, experi- observers point out, there is a very scant difiereocc between the two suitA led Cross Funds Reach $10,732 Contributions for the annual ampnign conducted by the Ctiick- .sawba District Chapter of the niericfin Kcd Cross readied 510,32.04 today. Previous contributions totaled 10.279.58. and the following addi- ons were reported: $427.36 from .eachville, wliere C. J. Merrytnan •! chairman; $1 for Tomato where D. Snm Tinman is chairman; 13 from the nrea between Second itreet and Railroad, where Burncy fockreli is solicitor; and $6 from lie Industrial division, headed by Ed Time and Bob Logan. Tomato has more than doubled a 40 quota. A tolnl of $82 hn.s been ollected there. The report from •achvilie is a partinl report. The otal goal is $1.000. At the end of the 1949 racing eason. veteran Jockey Johnny Longden had ridden In 18,035 races and ran 3.451. Rites Conducted For O. A, Anderson Services for Olle Arlando Anderson, 70-year-old Osceola surveyor, were conducted at 2'p.m. yesterday at the Swift Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev, Percy Herring; pastor of the First Baptist Church at Osceola. Mr. Anderson, who had been 111 since ]nst August, died Friday at the lome of a daughter, Mrs. J. E. Jacks, with whom he made his home. Mr. Anderson was bom at Saltilto, Tenn., but had been In Osceola for the past 18 years. For the past 10 years he had been connected with Drainage District No. 9 as a surveyor. Survivor.-! other than his daughter Include a son, Floyd Anderson of Osceola: a brother, C, G. Anderson of DexEer, Mo,, and eight grandchildren. Burial was in the Ermen Cemetery at Osceola. Firemen Answer 2 Calls Blytheville's volunteer firemen answered two fire alarms yesterday and this morning. The first was to grass fire near the Barksdate Manufadoring Company on South Broadway Street where an oil cook stove became overheated. No damage resulted. Negro Is Held ! On First Degree Murder Charge Charley Brooks. Negro, about 50. was ordered held without bond to await Circuit Court acllor. sJtvr a Municipal Court hearing this morning on « charge of first degre« murder. . Brooks was arrested by Constable E, li. Hale of Armorel In connection with the fatal shooting Saturday night of another Negro, Johnny B. Hunt, on Mr. Hale'i farm it Armorel. Hunt died at Blythevllle Hospital Saturday night shortly after he was admitted. He had been shot In the stomach with a single blast from a 12 gauge shotgun. DMT,Us of the shooting was not Immediately learned but officers believe that the shooting climaxed an argument between the two men. In other action In court this morning, Arnold Fowler of Leachville was fined ?10 and costs on a charge of obtaining personal properly under false pretense. He was charged by officers with having given an $8.15 check to Holly Anthony of Leachville for the purchase of merchandise. Hubert Turner was fined $25 and costs on his plea of guilty to n charge of driving while under the influence of liquor and Denver Sealer forfeited a $46.15 cash bond on a similar charge. Cotton Carnival Tour Visits State WEST MEMPHIS, Ark., April 17 -(/I'j-Members of the Royal Court and civic leaders visited the Arkansas delta jtoday as goodwill ambassadors of next month's Memphis Cotton carnival. First stop was West Memphis, The emalnder of the itinerary was Maron, Marked Tree. Truman, Jonesboro (for lunoh), Hantsburg, IVynne. Forrest City, Marlanna, and Helena. . The delegation, headed by "King" R.BL. Wilson, III, of Wilson and The body of Wlllinm F. (Buffalo Bill) Cody, frontiersman and showman, is burled on Lookout mountain" near Denver. MARAGON Continued om Page 1 the money to Mrs. Johnson an she then turned it back to him. ' The prosecution is expected to provide something of a play-back of tile record of the Senate hearings. Many of the witnesses before the coinmit.tne also appcard before the grand jury nnd may be brought Into the trial. The defense isn't tipping its hand yet a.s to what line it will take. The lawyer Maragon had last summer protested that his client had not been informed by the Senate investigators of his rights to refuse to give testimony that might incriminate him. Tile fifth annual championships of the eastern association of rowing colleges will be staged at Annapolis May 13. While most persons ore highly susceptible to poison ivy, other seem i to be completely immune. rtctectunv Most important Paint Advancement in 25 years New Fume-Proof, Sun-Proof House Paint produces a film of unusual whiteness. 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