The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 16, 1949 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 16, 1949
Page 9
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FRIDAY, SEFl'EMBER 18, 1949 Scout Roll Call Plans Take Form South Mississippi County CommittMmen Confer in Otceolo ' Soouters and commltteemen from the South Mississippi County District of Boy scouts, completed plans for the Annual Roll Call, to be conducted later this month, at a meeting In th« Qsceola High School last night. Harold Ohlendorf, district chairman, said that a system of Inspection was set up whereby scoutmasters and troop committees would be responsible for Inspection of troops oilier than (heir own. . It was poinled out last night. In an address by Bob Lunqulst, deputy resional director from Memphis, Scouting in the South Mlssls- |sippi County district had Increased - from a maximum of 85 boys In 1935 to present figures, with almost 300 boys registered In scouting unite. Regional Director Speaks Mr. Lunquist, who organized the South Mississippi County District while scout executive for' the Eastern Arkansas Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America, pointed to scouting as a bulwark against communism. He told the volunteer Ecouters that their work would pay dividends In following generations. Oral E. Smith, scout executive for (he Eastern Arkansas Area Council, also attended the meeting last night and reminded scouters of the council meeting for wives and other guests in Memphis, November 29, and assisted in outlining plans for an annual meeting for the district, when new officers and committeemen will be selected. In this connection Weston P. Ellis of Victoria was named chairman of a nominating committee, and will serve with: C. Franklin Sanders of Osceola, R. H. Robinson of cKiser and H. P. Howerton of Joiner. Yarbro Holds Special Interest for Tourists From Ardmore, Oklahoma I Yarbro held special Interest for 1 an Oklahoma couple, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Holden of Ardmore, who recently visited Mr. and Mrs. Frank Jennings of Steele. They expressed surprise at learning that there U a village with * paved main street, a fine school and church and cotton gins which does not have a single filling station. , That Is, they were surprised until they learned of the nearness of the Missouri state line with its numerous filing stations and that Missouri has a gasoline tax lower than Arkansas'. " Mr. and Mrs. Jennings are former residents of Ardmore, where Mr. Jennings served for several years as fire chief before he retired. Mr. Jennings is Mrs. Holden'» brother. McMoth and Lancy Chat at Dinner But Won't Soy If Politic! Talked LITTLE ROCK. Bent. 18. (ft ^ • I NTTBEVILLE fARK.) COUTJTFR LITTLE ROCK, Sept. 16. (If, — What did the governor and the ex- governor t-lk about during a lull at the dinner table last night- politics? They didn't *ay, but It created speculation. Governor McMath and hi* predecessor, Ben Laney, fho never have seen eye-to-eye on all public matters, conversed In view of about 76 others at a private dinner here. Observers noted that McMath gesticulated during the conversa- and seemed to do most oj the talking. There have been reports that Laney has been sounded out on running for governor next year. MoMnth already has announced he will seek a second term. McMalh and > Laney were sealed on either side of their host, c Hamilt-n Moses, president of the Arkansas Power & Light Co. When he left the toble for -bout 15 minutes to speak to other guests. It gave the governor and ex-governor B' opportunity to put their heads together. The dinner was held to brine together directors «nd principal officers of the Middle South Utilities Corp., utility executives, and business and political leaders of Arkansas. Middle South, formerly Electric Power and Light Co., Is a holding company for AP & L and three .oulslana and Mississippi power companies. Middle South executives and officials of tl-elr affiliated utilities wind up a two-day tour of AP & L properties today with a visit to the new Cecil Lynch power plant h-re and the new kilowatt factory being built at Forrest City. Damage by Hurricane Placed at 52 Millions MIAMI, Fla.. Sept. 16— (/Pj— The nZd ane /I"?" ™P' '>Wh Florida and Into Georgia and the Carolina* Aug 26-27 caused crop damage estimated at report showed today. , 552,350.000, today. Grady Norton, chief storm forecaster at Miami, said In his report £ l,*. U ' S - Weat h« Bureau at Washlntgon that the hurricane killed two men, injured 133 persons and caused $45,000,000 damage In Florida, alone. He said the hurricane also killed ^ h ° BS ' " 2 head of cattle and 2,000 chickens. It. destroyed 265 dwellings, 524 other buildings and damaged 30,762 buildings, Including 27,086 homes. The veport showed Georgia suffered damage of $4,000.000 South Carolina $2,100,000 and North Carolina $1,250,000. Slaying Suspect Faces Second Trial WYNNE, Ark., Sept. 16. W-Ray M. Faulkner, 28, will have to go on trial a second time on charges that he killed his mother-in-law following a family quarrel. A Cross County circuit court jury last night failed to reach a deci- Officers Report Confession by Sloyer Suspect COLORADO SPWN06. Colo Sept !«. (AP) _ Assistant Police Chief S. H. Clo»e s«ld yesterday a man Identified as Daniel Valen- la had admitted killing a state patrolman. The patrolman, Harold Bcchtel- oimer. 40, was slain by a gunman Wednesday night on UJJ. Highway 85 four miles north of here. Police later picked up Valerauela H. for questioning. They said they foimri a 31 caliber pUtol, the tin believed used In the shootini, under his hotel room pillow. He first gave 'lie name of Julio Franco. Close later identified him as Valenruela and said he had been released from Denver Jail Sept. (. After the oral admtasic-n, police Picked up a companion, not Idtn- tlfled, for further questioning, No charges were filed immediately. Investigators voiced the belief Bechlelhelmer was shot by a bandit f'eins from a Castle Rock, Colo., liquor store robbery. Owner Henry Enderud was beaten savagely with a Pistol and robbed of $300. Italian Aviators Take Longest Route Horn* LAGBNs, The Azores, Sept. l« 'AP)—Italian aviatow John M! Brondello and Camelllo Bariogllo are taking the long way home. The weather from here to Lisbon (780 miles) ic bad so the men decided to fly Instead to New York (2000 miles) and return to Lisbon (2T89 miles) by boat. They took off this morning at 10:13 a.m. (4:13 am. CST). The two flyers abandoned an attempt to make a non-stop alngle- engine Atlantic night last week when a fuel pipe clogged. Demos Name Lehman NEW YORK, Sept. S-wv-Her- bert H. Lehman, 73-year-old former governor and Wall Street financier, yesterday was nominated by the Democratic state committee as candidate for the U. S. Senate in next November's election. Lehman will oppose Sen. John Foster Dulles, Republican foreign affairs spokesman who was appointed to the interim term by Gov. Thomas E. Dewey. Dulles was to be nominated by the Republicans late yesterday In Albany. The election will be the nation's only TJ. S. Senate contest year. slon in Faulkner's first degree murder trial. Jurors reported after more than flve hours of deliberations they were hopelessly deadlocked. A new date for the aecond hearing was not set, Faulkner Is accused of the fatal shooting of Mrs. Mackle Weddington the night of Aug. 22, 1848. an Novelist Takes of Life la US. Romania, Sept. !«. I* a land of gum- and sex In automobile* B-3« bomber U the dove *and the atom bomb Is the Tich, Ilya threnburj. Rus- Ut and novelist, uld to- tn the Comlnform jouc- iburg, who has made sev- ' the United State*, gave ot life there: 1 »nd arrof*nc«, robot* 8 gum, *ex In an automobile, awegro soaked. In gasoline, supermen [*. ho crush skull*, frame - lunlst*. hyprocrlsy and *d, falsehood and fear, a dove of peace — the the olive branch—the up of savagery, They hav B-»—and atom boml 'I don't try in the iw of any other coun- •It" where Individualists so crusha a,id obliterated u in the United 'itatee." \ 7 Regional Directors Named t» Mine Bureau WASHINGTON, Sept 1«—M>,_ The Bureau of Mine* appointed seven regional director* yesterday to take offlc Oct. 1 under bureau reorganization on a regional bssis Dr. differ W. Seibel. native of Kansas City, till be director of the south centra^ region, including Kansas, Mlssrari, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas. His headquarter* fill be it Amarillo. Tex. r Selbel 1* an authority on helium extraction and helium-plan construction. He wu co-designer of a helium plant at'Amarillo, and supervised the »16,»0,000 wartime construction of helim plant* at Otis and Cunninghai tn Kansa*, Exell, Tex., and Shi prick. M. M. Armor Mad? of Nylon Tested by V. S. Army SAN PEDRO, fallf., Sept. H-vr, — The Army maf be returning to suits of armor. \ Maj. Gen. W. Tf. Mlddleswurt of the quartermastej general's office disclosed yesterday the development of bullet-reslstanj body armor for soldiers—made of plastic and nylon. The general sail the cloth-like substance will resist a .45 ^caliber bullet fired from oily 15 feet away The material Is ntrly a quarter inch thick. University of Arkansas Has 4,000 Students FAYETTEVTLtE, kric., Sept. 1«. <API—The three day\formal registration period at the University of Arkansas ended Wednesday nl|ht with 4,«« students registered. Registration is to continue several days, however, with total ei- rbllment of 4.100. expected, as con- pared with the 5,000 total last yen. President Lewis W. Jones said in enrollment decline bad been expected since meet state universities shoewd lower registration last year, white Arkansas showed an increase, i HEAR EVERY THRILLING PLAY of the BLYTHEVILLE CHICKS HOME and AWAY Brought To You By The Makers of MEYER'S BREAD OVER KLCN-I ARKANSAS'MOST POWERFUL NOTICE Of SPECIAL ELECTION i Notice Is hereby given that a spe- cen clal election has been ordered by the County Court of Mississippi County, Arkansas, to be held In the said county oo (he llth day of October, 1M«, between the hours provided by law tor genearl election* the following measures: (1) To provide for a, 1200,000 bond Issue to construct a county hospital and to levy a tax therefor; (?) To levy a one-mill tax for the maintenance of saJd hospital. 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