The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 4, 1949 · Page 26
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 26

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 4, 1949
Page 26
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PAGE' BLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, OCTOBER '4, 1949 Hissco Honors Her War Heroes 'Memorial Provided , With Dedication " -To Be Conducted Soon ' The memorial fo Mississippi County's war heroes that began to take shape soon after the echoing strains of "taps" which were sounded over the resting place of Lt. Edgar H. Lloyd, January 23, faded away/ Is all but finished. The shaft Is to be dedicated by Gen. Jonathan Wainwright, national commander of Disabled American Veterans, and 'retired Army general, at a date. yet to be set, but Ihe monument is In place over the graveslte of Lieutenant IJoyd on the court, house lawn. The name of Lieutenant Lloyd, the county's only recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor, heads the, list of. 162 servicemen, whose names are to be cut In the stone. " The Mississippi County Memorial Association, growing out ;Of an America n' '. Legion Committee, awarded a contract lor construction ol the monument in March, and an'intensive, campaign to secure funds to finance the marker began Immediately, with solicita-.ion 'teams visiting p.very community In the county. , Wtth contributions still coming ill, a total of $5,445.03 had been donated to -honor the war heroes. The association had set out to reach K total of S6,000: The Memorial was Missourian Predicts No Nation Will Use A-Bomb In Near Future WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Christopher (D-Mo) predicted recently that no nation will use the atomic bomb in the near future. "The only hope for civilization Is that it won't be used by any nation which has it and I don't believe It will be," he said. Poison gns, used In World War I, was not used !n World War II. No nation would Christopher said, for fear of retaliation. "If they are afraid of using poison gas,"' he said, "I am not worrying too much about use of the atomic bomb. I don't think there will be a war in the near future." designed by John C. McHaney and Sons, of Blytheville, who have been contractors on the job. Next of kin submitted names and rank of the servicemen who had been killed In action to the committee, and Just recently the names began cut into the stone. The foundation lor the memorial was placed In August, and about a week ago, the monument Itself was set in place. The collection of fluids .started April 11. A white picket fence surrounded the-original grave, which drew visitors from mites around. Despite rain which fell both before and after the funeral ceremonies .fully a thousand per.sons participated In the re-burial rites for the fallen hero, which started with a parade from the Funerl ITome hi the courthouse lawn. UNEMPLOYMENT Lines the hmes JULY. 1948: 2.0OO.OOO PLUS JOBLESS (POSTWAR EMPLOYMENT PEAK) 1,615,000 EMPLOYED (ALL-TIME HICH) JULY. 1949: (-POSTWAR UNEMPLOYMENT PEAK, 4 095.OOO JOBLESS 59,720,000 EMPLOYED AUGUST. 1949: 3.689.000 JOBLESS 59,947,000 EMPLOYED- (1949 HIGH) JOBLESS Li'NES GROW SHORTER—The chart above snows how unemployment lines shortened during August after reaching a postwar peak of 4,095.000 in July, 1949. Latest reports from the U. S. Commerce Department showed . unemployment in August dropped to its lowest point since last May. and that the number of job-holders in August was higher lhan at any other time this year. Economists say there will always be some unemployment, for example, during July, 1948, when civilian employment reached a rccor d of 61.615.000. unemployment was above 2,000,000. Ohio has nearly one thousand acres under greenhouse glass, which is more than that in any jther state. SPECIAL! 10-PIECE LIVING ROOM GROUP 95 1 large sofa bed 1 large rocker 2 end tables 2 large table lamps 1 coffee table 1 wool rug 1 9 x 12 Linoleum rug 1 'metal smoker Complete for only.,.,.-. Iowa Widow Bares $28,000 Swindle Involving Imitation Gems, Threats !,E MAKo, la,— itVt— A well-to-do* widow asserted recently she \vas "swindled out of §28,000" over a period of more than a year by a man she said used "imitation diamonds "and hints of underworld reprisals." • • The widow, Mrs. Cfnra Micros r 60, who operates an extensive real estate and insurance business, told this story: In 19-17 she loaned the man $5,0(10 and he later repaid her in diamonds, - "But the next thing I knew," she said, "he had Informed me that the diamonds were 'hot' and that I was complicated because I had possession of them." Jckyll-Hyde TV Camera : NEW YORK, —</!")— Here'i • trick of the television trade: To overcome the 'difficulty of' trying to show the transformation of one person Into «noth«r, the basis of tlis story of "Dr. Jekyll and ,Mr. Hyde," a spec in camera arange- ment has beeti- effected. As Dr. Jck.vll slowly becomes his "other self," the camera Is made to Inleij)-.' iet the action as If It were they eyes of Hyde. : •".<,.; " , , V '• ., ._ , Hyde as a person Is not seen, only Dr. Jekyl before and after'tin | change. . ' Uklil THIS WEEK! Oct. 5-6~TT~9T AMERICAN LEGION PARK ' Comthersville, Missouri BIG AGRICULTURAL SHOW $1000 IN PRIZES BIG HORSE RACING PROGRAM $2375 IN PRIZES Reg. 10.95,10-W3Y Floor Lamp - - - - $7.95 Velour Closed Arm, Platform Rocker^ - $22.95 Velour Rocker - - - - - - *- $10.95 2-Pc. Sofa Suites, Frieze, Velour - - $84.50 COFFEE TABLE - - - $4.45 END TABLE - - - $1.19 TABLE LAMPS ........ $2.49 HASSOCKS ......... $6.45 Beautiful Walnut Finished DESK - - - $29.95 5-pc. BREAKFAST SET - $17.95 5-Pc. Plastic Top BREAKFAST SET - - $69.95 UTILITY CABINET - - $1395 CHROME FINISHED TOASTER - - - $2.65 Automatic POP-UP TOASTER - - - - $11.95 Reg. 144.95 BEDROOM SUITE - - - $129.50 Reg. 139.95 BEDROOM SUITE - - - $119.50 CHEST OF DRAWERS - - $17.95 180 Coil Innerspring wiih Flexolator • $18.95 Tuftless Innerspring Malress - - - - $29.95 3DaysOnly-Thurs.-Fri.-Sal. Osborne Furniture Co. I She said the man tola ncr his ! primary interest was in protecting J her and that she advanced him. ; more money tor various purposes I In connection with the "gems," I When she had the stones ap- [ praised she learned they were zir- • cons and practically valueless. "Then came a reign of terror." ! she sa:d. "I was told I knew too much and that unless I went along there were ways of getting rid of people like me." As time went, on she said it eenied she was dealing in "a world shadows" which involved mys- erious trips and telephone calls. And r-'l the time." she continued, "I was advancing more and more money In return for his prom- ses to get everything straightened "I finally realized that I was lear the breaking point," Mrs. Mieras said. "I decided to put an end to the thing, no matter what lappened to me, and through trusted friend federal authorities were brought into the case." County Attorney Morse Moornc- man said that a Le Mars man Is scheduled to appear In federal court at Cedar Rapids In cpnpectlon with the case. The FBT and U.S. District Attorney T. E. Diamond declined comment on the case. • Czech Police Ordered To Find "Mystery Man" PRAGUE—Wi—One of the hardest jobs in the world was recently assigned to Czechoslovak police by tlie offical gazette. They were ordere-! to apprehend j I on si£ht a certain Joseph Dvorak,' who has been outlawed and dispossessed for illegally fleeing abroad in August, 1048. The government admitted It didn't know where Dvorak might be found and even thut "description the person is not known." Nevcr- e!ess it ordered that "the courts nd security organs to which this arrnnt is being sent must arrest ic accused." Free Grandstand Show Each Afternoon and Evening. plus Chorus of Girts and 7-piece Orchestra. Six Big Acts, MUSICAL REVUE Little-Known Russians Publicized in Moscow MOSCOW— (IP)— A report on the Tolhs—a little known people—has been published here. They live on the spurs of the ERstern Sayan, In caster Siberia. The land occupied by them Is roughly several score square kilometers. United in collective farms, the Toths arc reported to be building their own national culture. 126 E. Main Phone 3221 KNITTED NIFTY—Radio songstress Patsy Lcc, above found a way to keep the charms of the knitted sweater on Into evening. Her gown, designed especially for National Sweater Week, has a. nitly knitletl lop— what Urere is of it. 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