The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 17, 1951 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 17, 1951
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WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 1951 BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Anti-Gambling Drive on 'Gold Coast' Gets Federal Attention, Report Says 'o/ice Play F/remen, Extinguish •lame on Super-Hot Hot Rods BIIX>XI, Miss., Oct. n. ports cropped up today the federal government planned to throw its weight behind an anti-gambling drive along Mississippi's famed "Gold Coast." Within the past few days federal tgents have been here Investigating gambling activities with particular reference to participation by service men. The reports gained added significance with a statement by Senator Kefauver (D-Tenn.) that "a bad gambling situation exists" in Biloxl with Keesler Air Force Base servicemen being "fleeced." Kefauver said at Washington the Senate Preparedness subcommittee is "on top of the situation." A spokesman for the subcommittee declined to confirm or deny thai investigators had been sent to Biloxi to make a check. The preparedness subcommittee, a unit of the Senate Armed Services committee, previously had said it was going to investigate gambling and vice in the vicinity of service camps. There have been reports that FBI agents have been checking for possible violations ol a new federal law was sought, Rev. Hodge said, "they insulted us." Biloxi Chief of Police Louis Wetzel could not be reached for comment. Capt. Nicholas Stain, Keesler public relations officer, said the Air Force "doesn't like the gambling situation, but It's a community matter." prohibiting transportation of gam-1 "If every place in Biloxi which bling devices, such as slot machines. A Baptist minister has charged that some 1,500 slot machines in the Biloxl area form a gambling trap for the 30.000 Keesler Air Force Base personnel and their $4,000,000 monthly payroll. The Rev. G. C. Hodge, pastor of the First Baptist Church and a member of the Biloxl Protestant Ministers' Association, said the slots fleece military personnel and others of more than $6,000.000 annually. When the help of city officials has a slot machine was placed off limits to service personnel, half the city, would be closed down.' Stam said. Previous eflorts by the Biloxi Min isterial Association to halt gamblinf along the coast have met bitter op position from some businessmen. One Biloxi resident remarkei ruefully: "If we don't have slot machines they'll be referring to this sectio as the 'Ghost Coast' Instead of th •Gold Coast.' " I lews of Lyotif (-ity -_V/ioo/d— Behind the Blackboard Bs (School RUTH LEE Correspondent! When Blytheville High's annual magazine sales drive ended last week, the high school student body had sold approximately $2200 in subscriptions, $850 of which will remain In the student council treasury, and Iix r e students had won valuable prizes. Top salesman in the contest was Jo Alice McGuire who received $25 as first prize. Larry Baker won a radio and Cecil Graves a pen set. Charles Langston who was fourth, won a football and Bobby Jo Kit- llan received as fifth prize a pen set- Profits from the magazine drive will go into the Student Council treasury and will finance Southern School assemblies for the student body without charge to individual students, according to Albert Pair- field, Student Council president. Miss Frances Bow en was f acuity sponsor for the magazine drive. * * * The initial fall issue of "The Chickasaw" which appeared October 4 announced new officers anc pledges of a number of student organizations, among these the Garden Club which Ls sponsored bj Miss Luna Wilhelm. New members are Carrie Sue t Haynes, Mary Lou Sawyers, Eloise Golden, Mary Pat Robson, Pegg> Stallings, Mary Ann Robeson, Char lene Yarbro, Ann Perry, Rhonda Eaton, Jo Alice McGuire, Mary Su \Vatlcins, Delores Pirker, Peggy Gil mer and Alice Brooks. Garden Club officers are Joan Perkins, president; Patricia Hearn vice president; Melba Hill, secretary; and Sue Stanfield, treasurer. Officers of this club are Betsy Bell, president; Donna Sue Gore, vice president;~Pesgy Zachry, secretary; Martha Nichols, treasurer; Elizabeth Lutes, sergeant-at-arms; and Rosemary Monaghan, historian. • * * Six senior students — Graiiville Cooley, Patsy Calvert. Dixie Button, Dan Atkins. Pat McGregor and Viillie Ann Manors'—have entered he current Lion Oil Scholarship ,ontest. These students mailed their essays on 'What I Expect From Education" Monday. * • • Six students in T. E. Rowlett's speech class presented a program at the regular assembly period yes- erclay morning. Participating in the program were Jean Shelton, Pegpy Zachry, Waelon Powell, Warren" McClure. Ralph Wahl and Tommy Dowdy. Martin Moore and Martha Nichols were script-holders for the performance. Jerry Halsell, president of the Red Razoo Club in the high school, has announced the names of 13 new members. They are Tom Dowdy, Oakie Ropp. D. L. Bailey, Terry Vail, Max Hill, Jim Jacksop, Bob Jackson, Oliver Coppedge. Johnn> Loggins l ?Fred Gore. Harold Wright Bob Francis and Jack Halstead. studying a unit in connection wit "Fire Prevention Week." They ha\ read stories, learned songs, abou fire prevention, and also memorize poem about using nre .safely. On Columbus,Day, the chitdre sang a song about Columbus an several boys and girls told the cla~ what they knew about him. Sever of the children drew pictures of Co lumbus' ship after hearing a stor about his voyage. The third grade program com mlltee composed of Robert Hallman, Emily Huffman, Marsha Nail, Jimmy Graham, and Edna Sue Davis presented a program before the class T5ie children enjoyed it so much they decided to present it to second grade. The program in- uded the following; group singing •'Good Morning;" "Halloween," a oem read by Martha Rose Mead; The Goose That Laid the Golden gg/ r a story told by Judy Smother- ion; choral reading of "Frogs at chool;" and group singing of merica." As a part of the fourth grade's ctivities during Fire Prevention Veek, a fire prevention trio com- csed of Harding Cure, Jerry to we, nd Jesse Taylor, visited other corns to present a song composed y Jtrry Lowe on the Fire Preven- ion theme, and sung to the tune f "Oh> Susanna." Original words re: It's easy to start. It's hard to stop- So please don't play with fire. It costs our country an awful lot, So pelase don't play with fire. SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 17. (/pi_ fter two days of digging into hw+ ooks, peace officers have come up | ith a law to curb teen-agers who •ere turning their "hot rods" into • ame throwers. The flame thrower conversion was aeing done by tapping the exhaust ipe, inserting a spark plug, and x>nnecting the plug to the auto's gnitlon system. This exploded exhaust fumes, .hooting tongues of flame from the -ail pipe. When speeding, the :iames sometimes would reach a ength of 15 feet. When the first such flaming chariot appeared on San Jose streets, police arrested the driver Then they had to let him go because they could not find a local ordinance making flame throwing : hot rods illegal. But District Attorney N. J. Menard finally found the answer in a statute which declares: It is a misdemeanor to throw burning substances or articles from an automobile." Russian Guns in China HpNG KONG, Wj—The Bocca Tigris forts, at the mouth of the Pearl River approaches to Canton, are reportedly strengthened with Russian-made long range coastal guns. The Independent, but pro-Nationalist newspaper, Kung Sheung. said the the forts had command been placed under of Gen. Lin Ping. former commander of the tung.Hunan-Kwangs! defense lorci. Last year unconfirmed reportj were that Lin »-as in command of a new Sixth Field Army based in the South China area. Your Made-to-Measure Suit! Miss Elizabeth Moss, home economist lor Mississippi County Electric Co-operative, was a guest in the BHS home economics department last week when she gave elec trie range .demo n s1 ra *' ons with par ticular instruction in oven meal and surface units. Five members of the Student Council. Albert Fairfield, Bertha Ann Gaines, Peggy Zachry, Jan Rayder, Bonnie Nell McCormick, »nd Miss Bowen. faculty sponsor, were in Holly Grove today attending a district student council meeting. A list of new "Red Peppers" at the high school includes Patsy Haynes, Jean Phillips, Jane Wilson, Fnuna Borowsky, Bobbie Jean Byrd, Jan Dickinson, Ann Hindman, Bobbie June KHlian, Merry Nell I>ane,i Sandra Long, Freda Smith, Kay ] Smith and Emadel Swearengen. The adult sewing classes con ducted by Miss Tna Eilis and Mis Gloria Crosby will be held tonigh and tomorrow night in the sewin eottBge on the high school campu at 7:30 o'clock. • * « American Education Week this year is November 11-17, accordin to announcements made by the Na tional Education Association. Amer ican Education Week is sponsore by the NEA, The American Legion United States Office of Educatio and the National Congress of Par cuts and Teachers. News from Central Central's first grade has bee have perfect attendance records for the first six weeks of the first se- • mester: Otto Boycit, Bill Tom Brooks, David Burnett, Rickey Dedman, Ronald McManus, James Pugh, Jesse Raspberry, James Walsh, Linda Boyd, Donna Sue Byrti, Barbara CrowelL Charlotte Davis, Carolyn Gentry, Charlie Jean Harris, Sue Ann Leonard, Mary Tarver Stevenson, Gracie Fay Tur- \ nage and Fredda May Turnage, j The following children have perfect spelling scores for the same period- Mary Tarver Stevenson, Bill Bruton, Charlotte Davis, Grade Fay Turnage, Linda Boyd, James Alley, Lucy Caudill and Peggy Barker. * • » The sixth grade club met last Friday afternoon. Sandra Yates, Geraldine Baker and Jimmy Haynes presented a Columbus Day program. As Susan Huffman read the story of Columbus in verse, Geraidine Baker and Sandra Yates constructed the felt-o-gram scenes. Mary Jane Seymore read a poem about Columbus. "The Map Maker", a i poem was read by Sandra Foster, j The class made $73.15 on their re-' cent Christmas card sales. They \ will spend this money for library j books, a magazine shelf and an! easel. They have also Joined a book j club—the Junior Literary Guild, j They will receive 12 books through] the book club. ! Tailoring Stylist oi Globe Tailoring Co. of Cincinnati Will Be in Our Store All Day Thursday, October 18 Showing a Complete New Line of Fall Woolens HUDSON CLEANER - CLOTHIER - TAILOR Blyrheville, Arkansas Steele, Missouri Come you people. Now let's get <m the job. We want to save an extra life. 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