The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 20, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 20, 1949
Page 12
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PACK TWELTB BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, JUNE 20, 194» High Cost of All Government Hit State* Told ta Get Own Homes in Order Before Asking U.S. Aid COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., Jun« JO. Wj— A freshman Democratic governor — Adlal E. Stevenson of Illinois— «»ld today that all government cost* too much and the miitt* had better set their own hoiue* In order before quarreling •bout federal aid. Stevenson, who has gained mention as a Democratic presidential possibility in 1952, told a reporter h« doesn't agree with some of his governors' conference colleagues In demanding greater control over the •pending of U.S. money. "Government Is too expensive at all levels," he said ."We need economy from the township up to Washington. But until we can do a better Job In government at local »nd state levels, we ought not to be damning federal'lnterference at the same time we are asking for more federal funds." Cuuider Federal Aid Cut The 41st annual Governors' Conference, beginning its official session* today, has before it a proposal for a 20 per cent cut In federal aid grants to states— to be made up by Increased state collections from theater admissions, gasoline sales, electric and telephone service, if (he federal government would withdraw from those Fields. Gov. Earl Warren, California Republican, said he doesn't think federal aid can be cut until some definite agreement is reached to give the states a bigger bite of tax collections. GOT. Thomas E. Dewey of New Tort, the 1948 GOP presidential nominee, will be head man when the governors get down to cases on the federal-state government questions tomorrow. Dewey, who hasn't. , seen Warren since he and the Califomian lost last year's election, arrives from the east today. With Gov. William Preston Ufine. Jr. Maryland Democrat, presiding. Gov. Lee Knous, Colorado Democrat. officially opened the conference which tonight will hear Lt. G»n. Walter Bedell Smith discuss foreign policy In an address approved in advance by the State Department. To D incus* Riiula Smith, former ambassador to Moscow, is expected to define this country's relations with Russia for th« governors, who otherwise will be occupied almost solely with do- nnttic problems. Warren sits as chairman over the first discussion — a round table on the constanlly shifting tides of social security and welfare. Oov. Roy j. Turner, Oklahoma Democrat who headed the Truman- Barkley clubs In the 1948 campaign, preside* n an afternoon session on education problems. Lan* told his colleagues fn a prepared address that they had better "get busy on the question of highway safety, which he said "un- que*tionably" U the job of the Lane served as vice chair- Obituaries Funeral Services Held For Blytheyitle Mon's Son Funeral services for W, M. Wallace, Jr., 42, of Clinton, La., son of W. M. Clinton Wallace, Sr., of Blytheville, were conducted Friday In Clinton with burial there. Mr. Walace died Thursday at his home In Clinton of a heart attack. He was born and reared In Wilson but he had lived In Clinton for the past eight years. In addition to his father he Is survived by his wife, two daughters. Betty Jean and Susan Wallace, of Vina, Ala., one son, W. M. Wallace III, of Vina., and one sister, Mrs. Ed Williams, of Blytheville. Funeral to Be Conducted Tuesday tor Kay McCarty Funeral services for Ray Mccarty, 25, of Blytheville, will be conducted In the chapel of Cobb's Funeral Home tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock. Mr. Mccarty died Saturday In hospital in Boonevile, Ark., where he had been a patient for about a year Survivors Include his wife, Lois VfcCarty; one son, James Thomas McCarty; and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Tom McCarty, of Blytheville. Rev P. H, Jernlgan will be in charge of services. Burial will »e in Elmwood Cemetery and pallbearers will include Dub RIley, Homer Webster, J. D. stabbs, Lawrence Stabbs. James Baker and James Ellis. Mrs. Elizabeth Poteet Dies; Funeral Tuesday Mrs. Elizabeth Poleet, 64, native of Blytheville. died at her home on Henley Street last night, She is survived by one son, James Poteet. of the home. Funeral services will be conducted in the chapel of Cobb's Funeral Home tomorrow at 3 p.m. by Rev. P. H. Jernigan. Burial will be in Dogwood Ridge Cemetery. * * * Rites in Carutfiersvii/e For Pvt. Geo. N. Turner Miliarv riles were conducted in Caruthersville recently for Pvl George N. Turner, whose body was returned from overseas for reburial it was disclosed today. Burial was in the Little Prairie Cemetery. Private Turner, son of the late W. I. Turner and Mrs. Anna Mae Turner. Oarutlieisville. died October 31. 1945, In Germany of injuries received in a vehicle accident. He First Defense Witness Called In Hiss' Trial NEW YORK, June 20 M>j- The defense In the perjury trial of Alger Hiss called ILs first witness today to testify In bttalf of the former stole department official He w«.s Harry o. Hawkins, the Into Department superior of Henry iilian WiKllciEh at the time lat- admittedly was passing secret ocuments (o Whittakor Chambers or transfer to a Red spy ring. Chambers, ex-courier for a Com- ninist "py group, accused Hiss also f slipping secret government ] ers to nim. Hawkins was chief of the Slate Icparlnient's Trade Agreements di- Isfon from 1930 lo 1043. He now Is professor in the school of law and iptomncy at Tufts College, Mcd- or<3, Mass. Under direct examination by Edward O. McClean of defense coun- cl. Hawkins testified he saw Hiss ilperior. Assistant Secretary of itate rrnncis B. Sayre frequently, •Isiting his office about "once a lay." Hawkins declared he never en- crptl Snyre's office when the lattei i-as out. but occaslonaly he made risks to Hiss' office In the laiter's bsencc, he said. Under cross-examination by As sistnnt, u. S. Attorney Thomas F Murphy the wittvss was askert vhether he ever took any puper from Hiss' desk "at any time." "No, .sir," Hawkins replied. GOLDEN WESTERNER— Jone Ann Pederson, 17, of Santa liosa, Calif., comes in for some photographic attention after being crowned "Miss California of 1949" at Santa Cruz. A perfect 36, the five-foot-six blonde will b« her stale's candidate for MIES America honors at Atlantic City in September. Army Recruiting Office To Close Wednesday p.m Staff Sgl. Arthur Balm, Arm recruiting officer, nnnounced to day that the United States Arm Recruiting Office in the City Hn will at noon every Weclnes day unvil further notice. Head Courier News Want Ads entered the service in 1042. He is survived by his mother an a sister, Mis. Clark Frame c Steele. Curiosity Value High, Scientist Says of Stone In Use as Paper Weight H happened 20 years ago, but it still news. I. L Jones, now of Rt. 3. Leach ville. was walking along a dust country road about a mile eas of Monette 20 years ago and no ticctl a small rock with a perfectl formed slur on a little knob In depression in il. He picked it up and took it home It's been knocking around his Iv until today when somebody decid ed il mifiht be worth telling abo 1 and brought it lo the Courier NCM office. J. B. Jones. Monette, son of th discoverer, brought the rock In. H reported that it has been used a paper weight and curio in h father's home. Recently, he sain, a scieutl passing through from New Mexi examined the rock and pronounce 1 it a fossil. "ft isn't worth a penny in value he said, "but plenty as a curiosity RKATEN TO ]>EATH — Ronald lea Keller (above), six, was beat- u to death with a heavy piece of •ood by Jean Sonncn, a 14-year- Id baby sitter, according to Sgt stiles Smith of the state police. Hi aid the girl became angry ove Donald's interference white she wa 1 loing the family washing in Lan aster, Pa. (AP Wirephoto). Sky Cops' Sav* Pilotlett toot via Helicopter When >wner falls Overboard NEW YORK, June 20 MV-New York's sky cope staged an aerial thriller yesterday. A speedboat, with its rudder locked, made dizzy circles around Jamaica Bay after the owner fell overboard. Scores of small boats were endangered, and police and surface craft could not catch the runaway. Police sent a helicopter, which followed the crazy course of the speedboat. The co-pilot, Detective Harold W. Behreiu, dropped Into the cockpit of the runaway craft whil» the pilot Aetlng Sergeant Gerald Crosson, held the helicopter steady. Behrens turned off the outboard motor, and a police launch took the boat in tow. Its owner had been ies- cued by a passing boat. METHODISTS During tn« eomerrnce sessions, Carroll W. Watson of Osceola was appointed lay leader for the Joues- boro District of the church, and Ous Eberdt of First church Blytheville. was named as one of the associate lay leaders for the district. The Rev. E, B. Williams was reappointed superintends ol the Jonesboro District by Bishop Martin. The R«v. George Stewart, son of the Rev. Alien D. Stewart, was transferred from the First Methodist Church In Convey, where, he was serving as associate pastor to the pastorate In Monette. Only two other changes were made In Methodist churches in Mississippi county. Change at Manila The Rev. H. P. McDonald and The Bureau of Reclamation's firs major storage dam was the Roose ^elt, on the Salt River in Arizona, work of directors of religious edu- whlch was dedicated in 1911. cation. Continued from Page 1 conference sessions on Mount Sen.- uoynh In Tayetteville.- The .service was the first to be conducted in the conference since authorization for such services was approved by the demonstration's board on ;hristian Education. The service was conducted by Bishop Martin and Miss Adams and Wayne Banks, religious education director in Central Church, Fayetteville, were the only two direclors to take the vows by which the church gives new and greater recognition to the From where I sit... fy Joe Marsh Take a Good Look Rev. S. o. Patty, who carved Manila the past year, e*c pastorates. The Rev. McDonald ved In Corning last year. The Rev. J. U Prultt was ed to Reiser to succeed the Pharis Hollfleld. Pastors In this county who re-assigned to their present < ches included: Dell—E. H. Hall. Luxora—H. L. Robison. Osceola—H. J. Couchman. Wilson---H. Lynn Wade. Yarbro - Promised Land---: Henry. Leaclwille— C. C. Burton. Joiner—Kay L. McLester. Gosnell—Lee Anderson and Lee Anderson. The paslorates on the E. Whitton charge remain to be fi RerJ ARTISTIC BROW SENSITIVE UPS- ^F ^ fc 1 watched the television at Andy's Garden Tavern last Saturday. •'Andy," I asks him. "wouldn't the jiii-turc l>e clearer if it were darker in here? How about if instead of (hat waisl-hij;h curtain you have in the window you had a shade for the whole window?" "The television might be brijfhler," he says, "but then jieo- ple outsitle couldn't see in. And that's more important than the television picture to me—because I want people to see I'm not hiding anything. I want 'em to see it's a well-run place." Andy's a great believer in the Brewers' Self-Regulation Program, whereby tavern owners and the Brewers co-operate in seeing to it that places selling beer and ale are clean and law-abiding — a credit fco their neighborhood. From where I sit, Andy'g got the right Wei. Live right, and you'll never have to worry about who's watching. If you appreciate the best things in life, you'll enjoy "Double-Rich Cream of Kentucky. Just sa "Make mine Cream!" DOUBLE-R. CH ~ Oruncl Coulee on the Columbia] River is the world's largest concrete clam. (P.S. Andy changed FK# position ol the television, »«* *n<3 now the picture'* fine.) ARKANSAS DIVISION, UNITED STATES BREWERS FOUNDATION •07 rrlAMID SIDG , IIIILI loot, *«K. $4.22 4/5 QT. KENTUCKY WHISKEY-A BLEND A Schenley Mark of Merit Whiskey • 86 Proof, 70% Grain Neutral Spirits. © Schenley Distillers Corp., N. Y. C. . TRY THE MOST THRILLING NEW CAR ON THE HIGHWAY ! a-. man of President Truman's 11M9 Highway Safety Conference. $7 50 Million Cut in Defense Budget Seen WASHINGTON. June 30 '/P) — Secretary ol Defense Johnson was reported today to have told Senators defense spending can be trimmed by »750.000,000 in the 12 months start ing July 1. Members or the Senate Appropriations Committee said Johnson told them behind closed doors that this could be done mainly by cutting back the future si?* of the Air Force from the 1Q groups proposed In congress to (he 48 urged by President Truman. - The senators had nailed Johnson for testimony on Ihe $15.900.000,000 armed forces money bill passed by the House. Chairman Elmer Thomas fD- Olclil of the subcommittee considering the bill has said he hopes that at least Sl.OOO.OOO.OTO can br trimmed from it. He called defense officials back today for more closed- door testimony. With the new fiscal year starting in less than two weeks. Congress has passed only one or the appropriations needed to keep government agencies operating. • At least 10 bulky bills must be handled at an avnrnp,c rate of three to four billion dollars a dav bc- Iween now and .Inly 1 if Congress Is to meet the fiscal year deadline. Read Courier News Want Ads. 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