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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 20, 1950
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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 1950 Nationalists Rush Troops to Defense Force T, Locks in Fight With Invaders SLYTHEVJLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACK THREB By Spencer Moooa TAPEI, Formosa, April 20. Chinese Nationalists rushed reinforcement^ today to their embattled 'tees 'on'Hainan Island. I troops of Gen. Lin Piao, the ' ••fanchurlan Hammer," and de-, fense forces under Qen. Hsueh' Vueh, the "Little Tiger," were lock-' ed In bitter fighting for the fourth straight day. Both sides agreed this was the Heds' big attempt to take the key south China Island 10 miles from Luichow Peninsula. Some Nationalists said their hopes for survival and an eventual comeback against the Chinese Communists hinge largely on the outcome. Nationalists Control Air Reporls here said well-equipped Nationalist, troops were on the way to Hainan. The Nationalists, who control the air and sea around Hainan, threw in more planes, yesterday. These roared right into battle and reported they knocked out some Red beachhead gun batteries. Some Nationalist leaders, also were rushed from Formosa to Halnan on an Indisclosed mission. It was presumed they will seek better teamwork among the defenders. The matter was threshed out yesterday by Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek In a session with his military' leaders. from Hainan once agsln regained their optimistic tone. One report said half of the Red invaders, originally estimated at 7.000 to 8.000 men, had been killed and the rest were "rapidly disin- Uttitlng," l ^w Reserves Move <o Front Reserves were moving to the front in a drive to wipe out the Red beachheads. An unconfirmed report yesterday said the Reds had won an 18 mile stretch of coast and penetrated as much BS five miles inland. (Tile Nationalists have not disclosed the size of their Hainan force. One Red report estimated it at 100,000 men.) But the Hainan optimism was cut by a strong tide of uneasiness in Taipei. If the Reels can push more troops •cross the 10-mile stretch of water controled by the Nationalists air an dsea forces, observers agree the situation could become desperate. The Rccis were reporter using Police Holt Suicide Try MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 30. (*)— A Negro charged with murder was seized by police last night as he attempted to leap from a bridge Into the Mississippi River. The Negro, 28-year-old John Tunstall, had called the Memphis Commercial Appeal and said he was going to jump from the bridge. He asked the newspaper to send a priest and a reporter to the scene. The paper notified police, who grabbed Tunstall as he mounted guard rail. Inspector Pete .Wle- banga said Tunstall was wanted In Detroit for slaying his common law wife. "Life's too complicated,*' Tunstall said at city Jail. President, Johnson To Talk at Banquet WASHINGTON, April 20. (/Pi— President Truman and Secretary of Defense Johnson will address a "unification banquet" celebrating the first annual Armed Forces Day, May 20. , The affair is being sponsored by the Navy League of the United States, the Military Order of the World Wars and the Air Force Association. Japs See Movies Only TOKYO, April 20. UP)—Officials of the Japan-Soviet friendship association learned with a shock that many Japanese have joined only to see Russian movies, free. Tins tendency to become "movie fan groups" must be "obliterated," officials said today. They announced a new super directorate to "supervise" their members' activities. Sinek Is Re-Elected CHICAGO, III., April 20.- William J.'Stnek of Chicago today was reelected president of City Products Corporation here, which owns Midwest Dairy Products Co. of-Blytheville. Ark. The board of directors also was re-elected at the corporation's annual stockholders meeting here. armed motorized Junks capable of more than 10 knots speed and for. titled with sandbags. Adm. Kewi Yung-ching said these are extreme- 'ly difficult to sink. "LIPPY"—Behind the oversize lips and eyei is the pretty face of Joan Ijlor. who donned the funny facial features for a'so- ciety benefit'ball in New York. Sanders Speaks To Kiwanis Club Frank Sander's, superintendent of Osceola schools, was guest speaker yesterday »t the'weekly luncheon meeting of the Blythevllle KiwnnU in Hotel Noble. Mr. Sanders discussed an article -'iiUUed "Implication to Communities of the Educational Program," which appeared In a recent issue of the National Educational Association's official magazine. A delegation of 10 members from the psceola Kiwanis Club was among the guests at yesterday's meeting. Members of the delegation were Leslie Speck, Albert Banks, Mitchell Moore, Joe Applebaum, Harold Fergus, Harry Mlnton, Herbert Shippen, Ralph Wilson, Dr. L. Howton and Gene Butler. Other guests Included Clarence Woodruff of Little Rock. Henry Heads State Medics PORT SMITH, Ark, April 20. (/!') —Charles ft. Henry of Little Rock will head the Arkansas Medical Society in 1951-52. He was named president-elect^which means he'll take office as president next year—as the society closed its annual convention here yesterday. By his election as first vice president, Dr. Fred H. Krock of Port, Smith was placed in line, under customary procedure, to be chosen new president-elect at-next year's convention, which will be held in IJttle Rock. Dr. Earle Hunt of Clarksvllle, chosen president-elect at the 1949 convention, assumed office as president, succeeding Dr. Euclid Smith of Hot Springs. Girl Wins Scholarship; Dies ot Excitement BALTIMORE, April 20. W)—One of the nuns at St. Gregory's Parochial telephoned Ellen Virginia Brooks. 13. that she had won a competitive examination for a scholar- shin to Mount St. Agnes' Academy. Highly excited, Ellen whirled from the telephone and shouted the good news to her mother. Then she collapsed. The excitement was • too much for her heart. She was pronounced dead on arrival at a hospital. Her classmates at St. Gregory's attended her 'funeral yesterday. House Group Is Colorful WASHINGTON,' April 20. f/P)_ Like spring, the House Expenditures Committee Is busting out all over in color. It's the pay-off of a pre-Easter Joke. Just before the Easter recess, committee members asked Rep. Rich (R-Pn) some wistful questions about the fancy shirts he makes In his Woolrlch, Pa., woolen mills. Rich replied he would present the members with samples If they would all agree to wear them for a photograph. The shirts are here—blues, greens, reds, yellows, plaids, checks and solid colors. Twenty-live of them. • This afternoon the committee meets to carry out iU end of the bargain. To Visit Naples Theodore Spencer, seaman apprentice, USM, of Luxora, is scheduled to arrive in Naples, Italy, Sat urdfiy aboard the light cruiser USS Roanoke, which has been engagci in maneuvers in the Mediterranean "Soy It With Flowers" Rlytheville FLOWER MART Memphis HIw»j Phone «•»! t LUTTRELLS FINE FOODS Kraft's Famous Salad MIRACLE WHIP 31 Alaska Chum Franco-Amerk-an SALMON N ^r350 SPAGHETTI 2 £.290 California Delta SARDINES2 noci r250 SYRUP ,5^450 Hunt's yellow cling PEACHES No2 < 41c; while 200 DURKEE'S OLEO 280 Virginia Best Oxydol, UNAS G ^o * ri? 100 TIDE, DUZ 2 £2 490 School Day 2-si«ve Delicious for snacks Cans 350 SPAM 'ST4S0 Our everyday price PEAS 2 N Standard TOMATOES 2 ^250 PET MILK SSL 85* Godchaux Pur* Can* SUGAR 10 87 Frozen Foods Stokely's Honor Brand PEACHES „„250 Stokely's Honor Brand BROCCOLI ,„.. 290 Slokely's Honor Brand BABY UNAS Pk , 350 Fresh Young ASPARAGUS Large fftx Bunch IUP Large Country Size Ears CORN OH THE COB 4 Ear, 250 CUCUMBERS PARSLEY U. S. Good BEEF ROAST , , 550 330 6 to 8 lb. average PICNIC HAMS , Meaty pork NECK BONES rb 130 Hi. 330 390 Heil's SLI. BACON Mealy PORK RIBS , Counto'-style pork SAUSAGE .....H, 190 Sugar-cured Bacon SQUARES n, 290 Streak-O-I.can SALT MEAT Ib m0 Lean, tender PORK CHOPS , 390 Horn* Dressed HENS AND FRYERS .... just right for slicing Lb. .. Fancy Texas Curly bunch vp LUTTRELL'S^s Corner of Sixth & Chickosawba PhoiM 2011 Portageville News By Mrs. Raymond Toombs PTA Has Trot;ram Last Wednesday the Parent 'eachers Association met at the school for a program consisting of ive - minute presentations from arli of the 12 grades. Pictures were shown of. band fes- ivals of the past few years as was ealth picture. Admission charges vere based on waistline measure- nenfs. Tommy Ijcc WHS awarded a »x of reducing pills for the largest Irth and Mrs. Mclvln. Mytlland lad the smallest, waist of those neasurcd. Junior-Senior Banquet The annual Junior-Senior ban- luet was held Friday evening at Mae's Cafe. The room was decorat- d with the green and white senor colors with green paints deco- aling the white programs and Jlace cards. Paul Hulshoff. Junior lass president, gave the welcome irul Junior Wynn, senior class >re.sldent responded. Barbara Ward sang a solo and ras accompanied by Edwin Zohner. Injured by Auto Cecil Franklin., seven-year-old on of Mr. and Mrs. Rnlph Prank- In, was injured last Wednesday 'ostmasters Approved WASHINGTON, April 20. W)— 'lie Senate has approved the fol- owing nominations for postmaster- hips in Arkansas: Charles Uenuclalr Ward, Ennnet; 'Ucille A. .Day. Hnzen; Clifton A. More hart, M able vale. afternoon while returning from school. While riding on „ h | cycle llc collided with a car driven by Raymond Davidson. He suffered a broken lei; and brills^. Talcnl Show Tonight Musical entrants in the chuck Harding contest were to be heard In Hie Kennett Armory Thursday night at 7:30 p.m. First, sccon and third places were to bfl chosen from (he group appearing there. Social Notes The large freshman class of the high school was eue-sl at a. dance m the gymnasium last Thursday night. During intermission the fresliman quartet, composed of Verble Kelt]), Billy Krocger, Paul Phillips and Sonny Maylund, sang. Edgar Allor Is class sixmsor. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Seeoy entertained members of the Uolre club lust Thursday. Prizes went lo Dr. L. P. Budcnholzcr. Mrs. Arthur Drer- "li. J., II. Workman and Mrs. 03ud- enholzcr. ' Miss. Billle Jeon Hubbard was honored with a farewell dinner Do FALSE TEETH Rock, Slide or Slip? KASTEKTH, an Improved powder lo be Eiirhiklctl on upper or Lower plates, holds rstse teeth more firmly in place. IJo i.ot slide. Blip or rock No Kumiiij'. Kooey, pasty taste or feel- Ins. FASTEKTH Is alkaline <nnii-acid] "OPS not sour Olirrks "pinto odor' (denture breath). Oet FASTEETH «t any drug store. Thursday In the home or Mrs. R. L, Fisher, other guests were members of her bridge club. Miss Pauline Cummines entertained at her home Sunday with a birthday dinner honoring her mother, Mrs. Sallie Cummlngs, and her sister-in-law, Mrs. Will Cum- mings, of Peorla, Ilk . Mrs. Ben Segal was hostess lart' Friday to members of the Merry Matrons club and one guest, Mr*. Lena Kiley. Prizes went to Mr». Arthur Drerup, Mrs. J. H. Workman, Mrs. Matilda Cavanaugh, Mrs Bernard DeLIsle and Mrs. Leo Kllllan, «,* V* ^-w,. ' - J &$<! 'To the GENERAL CONTRACT PURCHASE CORPORATION, Jeeves/ / wish to get a little loan on the car!" LUCKY TO GEI THEM! | I Now you can be sure of crisp, 5 I golden-brown toos» jus. the | | W ay y ouwantit-!ighr,darUr = | medium. 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