The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 17, 1949 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, September 17, 1949
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FACE ETGHT BLYTHEVTT.I.E (ARK.)' COURIER NBW1 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER IT, 1M» Sisler to Direct Training of Vets lUgiirration Plans Announced for 1949 Classes in Blytheville Charles W. Sisler will be In charge of the Veterans Trade and Industrial Program to be set up >s * P»it of Blytheville High School's fall term, W. B. Nicholson, Blythevllle School, superintendent, announced today. Mr. Sisler, a veteran of two years Navy service, said that registration would probably be conducted for ihe veterans next Wednesday and Thursday afternoons, from 1 to 5 o'clock, at the High School. The program is sciieluded to cover all courses in adult education and trades and business now included in (lie Veterans On-the-job training. Mr. Sisler said that veterans eligible for the training should contact the Veterans Administration in tlie Glencoe Building, .since there had been some recent changes in eligibility rulings that made proper authorization essential before registration could lie completed. Holds KnglnfrinE Ur-groe The new veteran's Instructor, received his masters degree from The Citadel in 1944 and his Bachelor of Science from the Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1931. During a mechanical engineering career he made the engineering designs (or the Pentagon Building and the Richmond General and Walter Reed Cannes) Hospitals in Washington, D.C. Mr. and Mrs. Sisler have been In Blytheville for two years, and •Khlle here has been a field engineer for the Chrysler Corporation. He resides at 1515 Hearn, and has two children, Bill, Jr., 13, and Ann, 11. Mr.' Sisler said that the subjects to be included in the program this year had been approved by the State Department of Education, and that a more varied and complete program would be offered this .year than previously. Many Courses Offered Business administration courses will include accounting, consumer economics, personnel relations, business management, advertising, display, business' law, English and speech. . ' There will be courses offered In drafting, auto and machine shop mechanics, and it is believed that carpentry, sheet metal, printing and cooVing courses will be approved. Classes are to be organized for both white and Negro students and tentative schedules call' for classes to meet from 1 'o 10 pm. on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights. Mr. Sisler, who is succeeding K. Q. Lewis as head of the veterans program in Blytheville, said that the »du)t education classes would not be restricted to veterans. Cotton Picker's Youth Body Found on Frisco Tracks Avellno Oliva, a Mexican farm laborer on the Bryan's Farm near Osceola. was found dead this morn- Ing at 6:30 apparently having been struck by a train. The Mexican, about 35. who had recently applied for citizenship in Ihe United States, was from VVes- Jaco, Te.x., and had been here only H few weeks picking cotton. His mangled body was discovered on the prisco Truck near the barracks where he lives with other Mexican Laborers, about 6:30 (Ills morning, when the laborers started About Theft ot Whiskey A 18-year-old Blytherille youth is being held in the couniy Jail here today for questioning concerning the theft of several bottfcs of whiskey from the window of Harvey Stewart's Whiskey Store at the Intersection of East Male and Lake Streets. Chief of Police John Poster said this morning thai the plate glass window of the store was broken ;uicl the whiskey taken from a window display. At the time of his arrest [he youth had a half-pint of un-opened whiskey in his clothing Chief Foster said thst it has not been definitely detennhcd whether the store was entered or the window was broken from the outside. However, It Is believid that the glass was broken by someone from the ouside and the whiskey taken Jbituaries the store. City Officers Louis Lindennlc and Dick Burns made th< arrest. WINS CONUKKSSIONA!. SEAT—John P. Saylor, victorious Repnh lican candidate In the light for the 2Gth Pennsylvania district, congressional seat, smiles at his wife, Grace, as they view.election returns in GOP headquarters at Johnstown, Pa.- Saylor defeated Mrs. Robert L. Coffey. Sr., mother of the late Rep. Robert L. Cofiey, Jr., plane crash victim. Mrs. Coftcy had received the endorsement of President, Truman. —<AP Wirephoto). Seven Ribbons Are Awarded Girls In Dress Revue Held Here Today to work. R M. Holt, ol Blytheville, coroner Ymm~ the" % wi"idosv"NolhinB"'wns 7e- and Deputy Sheriff Cliff Cannon of I ^.^ laken , , hc inslde 0( Osceola investigated the death. ' Coroner Holt said that Oliva's . .tnxlcan boss reported that he anil Oliva had gone to Osceola last night, and returned about 10 p.m. He immediately retired, but Oliva told him he thought he would slay ovit- j side and smoke a cigarette. The other Mexican came out a few min- t'les later to get the keys from his truck and Oliva was still outside, but not on the track. He said he hadn't seen Oliva since. When Oliva's body was discovered he tiad oire shoe off and the other unlaced, and the investigators said that he apparently had lain down, using the rail to rest his head and fallen asleep. He reportedly had ^borrowed $3 last night from the Mexican boss. I'.ad had two or three l>eers, but was not drunk. Frisco officials today started an investigation to determine whether Ihe Mexican was killed by a train, or whether he may have been slain id the body placed on the track. notations »:id Re-Slvlcment ol the La sv. Mr. Fendler .chiirman of the committee, sard the group met will Arkansas' Supreme Court Justice George Rose Smith l» a regularly scheduled session. Lawyers fron principal cities in the state attend ed the meeting. There were five blue ribbons and + •. two red ribbon winners in Hie | .. North Mississippi county Dress Re- ] "OllCe L/Iier vuc at Ihe court House this morn- f oo tbail fans' Aid in ing. Three of the five blue ribbon winners \vere in the senior division, and the other two were modeling their first self-made dresses. In the three scnor blue ribbon Avoiding Traffic Tieups Chief of Police John Foster today extended hi.s tlmuks to the spectators that attended the Blytheville. Pnraisoiild football game last nl^ht. winners, there were tlircc divisions j i or their cooperation with officers represented—a church dress and i directini; traffic and parking in the accessories, modeled by Naomi n |-,], .school areu. '•T understand Hint last night's crowd was one of the largest ever to attend a gome here. There was au unusual number of cars parked near Ihe stadium and they were packed and moved with ordy a few minor congestions." he said. The same parking system that at Committee Meets With High Court Official Oscar Fendler, BJytheville attol'- ey. returned last night Irom Lite Rock ivhr-re he attended a uifet- ng of the Arkansas Bar Associa- ion's Committee on Arkansas An- LABOR Continued From Page One rlcite, or hard coal, welfare fund also suspended payments indefinitely, thereby insuring that all DM W miners and their families would do without them lor the time be- Thls may lead to a walkout, next week 'of the 80,000 hard coal miners too. As for the DMW. the latest figures Lewis' aides have released show that in the year ended last July 1, a total of about 750.001) miners, members of their families, and widows of miners, obtained benefits from the soft coal welfare fund. The sum expended for the yeai was $104,830,785. About 24.000 miners aged 60 or more have been drawing S100 monthly pensions. White of Arinorcl; a wool dress modeled by Virginia Pepper of Armore! and a sun dress modeled bv Hcrlha Blcdsoe of Dell. "The winners in the senior divisions will enter their garments in the district fair, but junior winners are too young for district dress revue competition. Junior winners were Juanita Rast lid Donna Pagan, both renrcsent- ng Gosnell 4-H Club. Miss Helen Wells, home demon- trntion agent for South Mississippi ] County was the judge of both divisions. Mrs. Gertrude B. Holimau, home demonstration agent from NuvtU Mississippi County was 4-H advisor the group of" entrants. c ootball fans Donate Jo Special Polio Fund The Polio Emergency Fund Drive in Blytheville was increased $258 from collections taken last wns used night will be vised al all the Chicks' home games this year. Chief Faster said. MdPac Continued Prom Page One decision on the new suggestion today, Thompson said if the unions do not neree to the board, '•] can sci no oilier way of settling these, dis putes."~He sent a copy of his pro posal .to-J.he president. Th.e;,;mmrd would settle all 28 elaims-tTiat can't be settled by dl Negro Deaths light at the Blytheville-Pnragould reel negotiation between the football game. parties. Members of the Red Pepper Club atid the Boy Scouls passed among Trucks Mtive Mail the audience to collect the funds.j LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Sept. 1 An addition S5. donated by C. F. j (API—The Arkansas Democrat sa! Blakcmnre, was received Hits j t «riay thai, mail was mover! out morning. Little Rock this morning "on sched ulc" in Columbia Motor Trttn-spor tation Co., trucks. The Democrat said the mall ws Funeral services for Ellin D. Cur- j removed from 'the postoffice here i He. 122 West Roosevelt, will be j U.S. mail trucks and traiisfenci conducted Sunday at 1! a.m. in Ihe j CMTC trucks at an "undisclosec Norman Chapel. C.M.K. Church,! |>oint. Evadnlc, by Rev. lea B. Logan. She ' died on Sept. 16 and is survived ' by her hu.sbaiid. J. W. Currlc. four sons, two daughters. 16 grandchildren and six great-gmiKichilrt- ren. Tcasley and colib Funeral Home is hi charge of arrangements. Funeral services for Ella Lcc James. 33. of Gosuel will be cou- SKY Box Office Ojens at 6:15 p.m. WeeV Nifihts Shuw SUrts at 7:00 Matinee SuUnljy ,t Sundaj at 2 p.m. with ;onliim<}Us shuwii LINE DRIVE-IN THEATER Saturday Noah Beery and Jean JUjgers "STORMY" Serial AHI\ C'nmctly Saturday Midnight Show Bela Lugosi in "MURDER IN THE RUE MORGUE" .Also Comedy inal Rites Conducted or Mfs. Emma Phillips Last rites for Mrs. Emma Phillips, J, of O.sceola, were conducted yes- j erday at tlie Church of Chilst in , Xsccola. and burial was In the Vio- ; ft Cemetery. f Mrs. PhiUins died at her home • 'luivsday uiglu. She is snn-ivcd by oin- daughters, Mrs. Claude Hogan, irs. T. C. Bcckbain "«<1 M'' s ' Wai- ace Slilnn of Osceola. and Miss ula Baracll of St. Louis; two sons, Homer and Tony Phillips ol Osceo- a; 'two sisters. Mrs: J. W. Parch- lan of OSiolona, MiM., and Mrs. Jliff Brown of Pontotos, Miss., and brother, Fran!; Mahaney of Ok- ona. "ISgimnholrrJ" Dead In the communal burial vaults of Guatemala, tlie remains of the dead are kept In rented "pigeonholes" In oncrete walls, according to the En- :yclopcdia Briiannica. N E W Bu\ (Ijicns Week Days 7:00 p.m. Alatince Saturday * Sundays Mat.-Sun. 1 i>.m. Cunt, Shuwint Manila, Ark. Sliiiws UVK11S NlOltF Siilurday 'VIGILANTES OF DODGE CITY" with Hill Klliull Also Shorts SAT. N1TK OWIj SHOW "C-MEN" with Dean Jeller Also Slmi-ls WHEN You Go To THE HOSWTAL O WHO WILL PAY THE BILLS I Our new comprehefKiv* policy covers hospital confinement resulting from either accident or lickneu. in recognized hospitals anywhere in the United Stjtet or Canada ... and can b« written to cover YOU tnt YOUR ENTIRE FAMILY. Hospitallratton. is an expensive experience—you owe l» to yc*.*se)f to inve»tigare our HOSPITAL PREPAREDNESS PLAN . . . find out how mwefc it does and Sow iiHto it costs! Our Insurant* Deparfment now offers one of th« must cqmplele policies, written today, at a moderate cost. Farmers Bank & Trust Co. INSURANCE DEPARTMENT I'hont 3121 Hillbilly Jamboree & Dance Legion Arena Sat Sep 17 Those Who Like to Square Dance are Cordially Invited! —Featuring— SLIM RHODES His Mountaineers Also Star Rhythm Boys Adm. Adults 75c - Children 25c This Adm. Includes Both Show & Dane* Amateur Show All Types Anutew Entertainers Eligible Those desiring to enter must register »l the I.riion Hat Sit nrday between £ p.B and 4 p.m. Sunday & Monday "IT HAPPENS EVERY SPRING' with Kay Milland iintl .loan IVters Also Shorts Sunday St Monday 2 Miles North of RIythevllte Bui Olflce Opens at 6:3* Show Starts ?:M Saturday 'SADDLE PALS' .nth Gen* Autry and Champion, Jr. Sterling Hollnway Attractions SATURDAY OWI, S "APE MAN" with Bela Lugo*, Wallace Kurd and LouJse CurriB Anyone attending the last regular show will he admitted FREE to the OH! Show. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. News A Comedy Vetpran Cardsharrtfi Italians were the first Europeans to use playing cards, but the French originated the four suits during the IB'.h century. The veteran card- ! (lll( . tod tomorrow afternoon at the sharps, however, are the Hindus- i New . Hr)pc , B ,, ])t j s t, church. She died tani, who were playing more t'naii I ,,t i w r innne in Oosnell Thursday. 1100 years ago. . phe is survived by her husband John Henry James, her mother two brothers atid two sisters. Home John GViddeu invented the tirM, practical barbed wire in 1872. Funeral Home is in charge. LAST T>AV • Open 12-.1S Cleorfce O'Brien in t= "BORDER G-MAN" Plus LIGHTNING IN FOREST Serial • C11 r toon O\\l. SHOW 11:00 V.M. [BORIS KABLOFF .MIPH'BWD. ALSO • "SEA HOUND" • Color Cartoon Sunday & Monday T\TO BIG HITS • 9^/t^^^^mmm A ho Thriltmje Co-Hit I'lus ''Latest World News" •LITTUE^ORF'HAN' SKY DRIVE-IN THEATER MONDAY IS "BUCK NIGHT" FOR ALL K/MSER-FRASER OWNFRS All Kaiser-Frazer Owners Admitted for Just $1 Saturday "CODE OF THE RANGERS" with Tim McCoy Cartoon A- Scri;tl DEFOLIATE .. by AIRPLANE PerTect coverage. Defoliant available al competitive prices. SCRAPE AGRICULTURAL SERVICE 2 Miles South of Blylheville Phone 43S8 SAT. NITK. OWL SHOW "JOE PALOOKA IN COUNTER PUNCH" with Joe Kirkwonil and Leon Krrnl News ami Short Sunday & Monday Huffman's Prediction's Come In and See Our Entertainer She Reads Your Past, Present and Future Come in and ask tor a FREE READING. .. . Sept. 26 through 29th. EAGLE BEAUTY SCHOOL Second & Walnut Sunday and Monday Night Feature "A DATE WITH JUDY" Wallace Beery Elizabeth Taylor Carmen Miranda 2 Mites North ot Blytheville — Regular Admission 50c Box Office Opens at 6:30 — Show Starts at 7:00 a Kid... BUT HE'S WANTED ON 62 CHARGES! AUKO MI1STS Frtu BADBOY A PAUL SHOST Production LIOYO JANF """ NOLAN • TOT JAMES 5TANUT GLEASQN • CLEMENTS VICKERS EH(HKIlE-l|MTt«tt Nc«s A Sliort OUR NEW TELEPHONE NUMBER 4427 Nunn Provision Co. SHEET METAL WORK. -OF ALL KINDS C'uslum work tor gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Custe Shearing up to 1/4 inch thickness Frank Simmons Tin Shop H7 South Broadway IF YOU LIKE THE BEST NU-WA LAUNDRY-CLEANERS

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