The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 4, 1949 · Page 10
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-PAGE BLTTHEVrU,E (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, OCTOBER '4, 1949 Baruch Advises Preparedness i Standby Mobilization i Plan, Civilian Defense i Urged by Statesman ' NEW YORK, Oct. 4. (,Vy—Bernard M. Baruch, making his first detailed 'statement on Russia's atomic cxplo- f Ion, says the United Stales should immediately set up a standby nio- blllraUon plan, including "thor- t bughgoing civilian defense." , I '1'jie financier, presidential advis.-! er In two world wnrs. declared yesterday: •• * "Everything possible should he 'planned for hi advance, debated Bl.d put in la\v )>""' =rv f»aM* • T ,,<; knows what Is expected of him or . The 79-year old BtimcMvwho differed willi President Truman re- eentl5' over Ihe nation's state of preparedness, also made these major points in a statement to newsmen: ' 1. The atomic blast In Russia dictates that the United Stales must ' maintain our overwhelming ad^vantage" In the field of atomic [weapons until there is "safe and J MireV 'international control of atomic .energy, i U.S. Should "Sfailcl Ground" i 2. The United Stales should ''stand its around in ii^'sli"" r"-rj : nothing less than a truly effective International control of atomic energy." , 3. The United States should reexamine its strategy for peace Baruch, as American representative, presented a control plan to the United Nations Atomic Energ5 Commission in 194G, hut it was rejected bv the Russians in favor of Vme of their own. - Baruch said yeslrday that Pros ;ident Truman was wise In making' :his Sept. 23 announcement of the :ato"mic. explosion In Russia, \ f The American people will rise to "the occasion if told what Is ex- 'pected of them, Barneh said. They iwould be told this by. a stand-by' •mobilization, to go into effect in an 'emergency, -he declared. , The mobilization lie outlined 'would Include price, wnw md \""t 'controls, rationing priorities and j»hli-profltcering measures, rflLng iwith other preparedness. • . L For qualified workers see the nearest .,. ^ office of yQjr State Employment Service '"' lYandenberg Reported • /^ Good Condition 'After 6-Hour Operation I ANN ARBOR, Midi., Oct. 4—ITJ '—Senator Arthur H. Vamlenberg. ^as reported in "excellent condl-' ,tion" today after undergoing a slx- fhour lung operation Monday, j .The-bulletin .was .issued at 3:15 •n.m: by Dr. John Alexander. He %aid: ' "Senator Vandenberg is in ex-, *cellent condition. His reaction from ; :the operation and anesthesia is nor- ' Jwal and satisfactory." ' Safety 'pins are manufactured at •the rate of 90 a minute In a Dingle machine. Mayor of St. Louis Asks (or Spoils System ST. LOUIS, Oct, 4. (AP'i—Myym' Joseph M. IJarst crime out fl.itly yesterday for abolishing civil service. He said the .system, like prohibition, was "the greatest farce ever foisted on. the people." Hi.v surprise .slnteinwit H'3S made at a press conference. It represent-, ed the mayor's first, open expression to kill off civil service and return lo llis old so-called spoils system. . 3n previous sUilcmcnt.s Darst 5i)i<] tliat top level pahs in the city should be taken out of civil .service. But yesterday he said tljat he and his Democratic administration should be free to replace any city employee. The mayor added, however, that "as long as the present law is on the books we will abide by it." Fire Prevention Step Fails to Save House NASHVIILK, TCfll)., Oct. •)—(/TV— For .years, Albert Carney sprinkled hts bed with wafer .every night. He totci neighbors he liked to "water It down" to reduce the fire hazard. .Last -light, Carney's §aVage house burned "; to the ground—bed and all. He escaped with burns on his anus rind hips. Three Arkansans Die In Accidents Yesterday Ity (he iVssciC'lalcd Tress ArkiUisas 1 violent death toll for the first two days of this week is at least five. Richard Overbeck, St. Louis, was killed last night when his automobile and a truck collided near Osceola. Hill Sue Cart'.vrlght. 17, of Mill-, berry, dietl al Fort Smith Monday of injuries suffered when she fell from the fender of an automobile a week .earlier. A Negro, Sam Pearson, 39, was .shot to death in North Little Hock lust night... • /Two violent deaths were reported Sunday, CARUTHERSVILLE NEWS By Joan Douglass McKlyva-llodd Vows Sulil Miss Wllda Dodd, daughter ol Mr. and Mrs. D. D. Dodd, became the bride ol Eugene McElyea. son ol Mr. and Mrs. W. I). McElyea, Sunday, September 24, at Hie Pres- Dyterlan Cluirc 1 -. The ceremony wos performed by Hie Hcv. J. M. Blanton al < p.m. In the presence of intimate friends and relatives. Jaskc's of ro.scs and stately greenery decorated Ihe church. Miss Frances Neeley served maid of honor. 4iss Neeley wore a pearl gray suit wllh black accessories. Her corsage was of Willie carnations. The bride wore a navy blue suit and navy and white accessories. Her shoulder corsage was an orchid. Dr. Joe Howard McAlister ol Memphis. Tenn., a school frleud of Ihe groom.serTd as best jnan, A reception followed al Ihe home of the groom's T ter, Mrs. Daullon Teroy. The refreshment table was laid with 3. white linen cloth and a tiered wedding cake and punch were served. Mrs, R. St. Claim of Osccola, Ark., fid Mrs, Tcroy presided at the table. Following a wedding trip, Mr. and Mrs. McElyci will mike Ihelr home at 509 W Third Street in this city. Mrs McElyea is a graduate of the Caruther.wiUe High School. Mr McElyca attended Ihe local schools and served three and one-half years In the United Stales Navy. He was a student at the University of Missouri for dirce years and at the present time, Is employed at the City Drue Slore. Sunda.v Sclioo- Tarty The Methodist Sunday School 'class met Thnrsctav at th? home, rf Mrs, C. \. Rob&rt.son. A delicious chicken pie dinner was served to the 24 members present, Co-hostesses were Mrs. ''red Young and Mrs. Peterson. Following the dinner, a business meeting u-as held. The presldenl, Mrs. Young, presided. Each member of the class repeated a Psalm The nominating committee reported on the ne\v officers for the cr nlng year. They are president, Mrs. Leslie Ferguson; vice-president, Mrs. Edna Baker; secretary, Mrs. Peterson, and treasurer, Mrs Maude Green. Mrs. Zarecor, chairman of the Christmas car.l sales, showed'sam- ples to Ihe members. The club volcd to have a bazaar at some later date and members worked on pillow cases and other articles for this purpose. CalhnllR I aillrs MeH Ilie Catholic Ladles Society mel Wednesday, September 21, In Ihe club hall, wllh 20 members and one new member, Mis. Lewis LaForge, present. Mrs, Jane Jarboe was a e«est of the club. A routine business meeting was held and plans were completed for a wciner roast for the ladles and llieir guests. During (he social hour contest games were enjoyed. Refreshments were served by the hostesses, Mrs. Gertrude McElvain and Mrs. F.mina Baptist Conference ' Ousts Missouri Pastor ST. LOUTS, Oct. 4— (/D— T n e Baptist Pastor's conference of St. Louis voted yesterday to oust 11 pastor accused ^ of- accepting outsiders in his church. The pastor was Rev. Leon R Robinson, Jr., of the Second Baptist Church. He was accused of "open membership practices"— which means receiving into the church persons of other denominations who; have not been immersed in baptism as required by: the.' Baptist, doctrine. WATER is your Cheapest Commodity - - - Use il FREELY! Water Co. Blytheville, Ark. POW<II. Ro«k Club Mte(» The Rook Club held Its regular meeting al Cooler, Mo., Wednesday evening with Mr. and Mrs. D. B Holly. There were ten members present. A covered dish dinner was served Mr. and Mia. W. L. Caatrell won hiBh score and Dr. and Mrs. D. D Pinion won low score. Both couples air from this city. The next meeting will be held with Dr. and Mrs. Pinion. ' Locals Air, and Mrs. Willie Chaffin. Mr and Mrs. Cliff Smith, and Billy Chilton spent several days in St Louis, Mo., last we^k. Mr. and Mrs. Curtner Pierce spent Monday In Memphis. They attended the coii"!ii by the United States Marine Band at Ellis Auditorium. Mrs. Ira Culluin and daughters Mrs. James Blngham and Wilma Cullum. siient Saturday In Kcnnelt. Misses Carolyn June Dacus of Portagevllle, Mo., and Imogene Norrld of Cooler. Mo., spent the weekend as th« guest of Miss Wilma Joye Cullum. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Lemonds and daughters, Patsy and Judy, of St 1-ouls, Mo., .spent Sunday of last week with Mr. Lemonds' brother Carl Lemonds. "'t^ner, Miss Jean Aim Walker a ,t u dent at a business school In Mem! l>hli, Tenii.. spent the weekend w th her parents, Mr. ajid Mrj. Albert Dr. and, Mrs. Farnsworlh >nit children, Gerald and Myrna Dawnn of Braggotiocia, Mo., spent Tuesday Mrs. Coreiia Galllan spent Sat urday In Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. John Chaffin anrt Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Chaffin attend ed the fair in Memphis Sundat of last week. ' Miss Alicia Ann Dacus of P 0r taeevllle, Mo., -pent the weekend visiting Miss Virginia Ann Blni ham. Mr. and Mrs. W. c. Goodman of Monroe. La., are spending several weeks with their parents Mr. and Mrs. J. I. Culhini and Mr' and Mrs. E. D. Cjodman. Mrs. John Westbrook spent Wednesday in Memphis on business Dr, Jack P 'on drove to Sikeston, Mo, last Friday to bring home Mrs. Pinion and Ih • nc<- son, born in a hospital (here September 9. Spinach was grown In southwest Asia before Christian times. BUILDING for A Bigger •'. * ^ ^ and Better Blythcville Power for progress and prosperity.... that is the keynote of Ark-Mo's multi-million dollar expansion and service improvement program. A new generating plant — $6,000,000 worth of it! Miles and miles of new lines being constructed — to help build a bigger and better Blytheville — to provide the power so necessary to the progress of this entire area. "Power for Progress/' that's our motto — and that's our pledge, as we offer this salute to Blytheville's progressive merchants and businessmen who are offering outstanding values during these "King Cotton Days/' With their outstanding values they are making a real contribution : toward the progress of this community; so may we suggest this week that you --^- • c% ' . Stop, Shop and Save at the stores that display the friendly "King Cotton Days" emblem. ' Ark-Mo Power Co.

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