The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 29, 1951 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 29, 1951
Page 12
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MONDAY, OCTOBBR », 1991 BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COUWER HTWg PAOI TWBLT1 Arkansas Communist Activity To Be I nvestigated by Senator UTTLE ROCK, Oci M. (AP) — Senator Eastland (Dem,, MUt.) says he is planning to Investigate Communist activities in Arkansas He want* to center his probe on activities of th« Little Rock local ol the Independent distributive, Processing and Office Workers of Anurie*. B*t the existence of the local at Little Rock could not b« confirmed; today. Eastland H chairman of a subcommittee of the Senate Committee on Internal Security. At Memphis last week held hearings on Memphis Local 19 of the distributive, processing and office workers and at (he conclusion satd It was not a union at all but a Communist orga- Arkansas News Briefs— State Groups Name Members Committee Head on Weekend Df THE ASSOCIATED PRESS UTTLE ROCK—Charles Bryant of Clarksvllle .ha* been elected a new member of th« Arkansas Wood products Association's board of directors. Other board members re-elected at the association's meeting here Saturday are: W. Spencer Pox of Pine Bluff; M. B. McClcod of Uttle Rock; Bruce Anthony of H Dorado; Horace Calie ot Gurdon, French McKnlght of Helena; F. F. Slice of Fayetteville, Walter verhnlen II of Hope, and W. R. Warner of Warren. Fox Is president of the a&so- ciaUoo; Method Is vice president. 'Dokies' Hold Ceremony in Magnolia MAGNOLIA—The annual fall ceremony of the Arkansas member* of the Dramatic Order of the Knights of Krohanris (Dokies) was held here Saturday. nizatlon. Most of the members of the Memphis Cotton Oil Company. Mo»t Are Negroes Most of the members ol the Memphis local are Negroes employed by the Buckeye Cor.ton Oil company. Eastland said Saturday his Investigators would take up their probing Into Communist doings In Arkansas and other tifld-South slate« In about three weeks. Labor officials at Little Rock last night said they had never heard oj a Little Rock local of the Distributive. Processing and Office Work- erf Union. "No Such Local" S. P. Dixon, assistant commissioner of the Arkansas Department o. Labor, said there was no such local In Little Rock. Sherman V. Zinn secretary of thr American Federation of Labor 1 Arkansas, said he had never hearc of a local by that name. Lee Tucker of Tienton, Arkansa director of the Connress of Indus trial Or^aniwitlons. was out of th state and nlher CIO officials wen not available. One local In Arkansas was affect ed about a year and a half n?o when the CIO ousted the Pood. Tobnccc and Agricultural Workers on a charge of being left-wing. Th FTAW had a local at North Littl Rock which is still In operation. University Women Nome Committee Heads FAYSnTEVUjLE—Appointment of chairmen of committees of the Arkansas Division, American Association of University Women has been announced by the Stale President Mrs. Lwlght isely ot ^yetteville. v The chairmen are: Miss aussle Price of Crossett, education; Mrs. W. L. Skaggs ot Paragould, International education and relations; Mrs. Dolph Camp of Magnolia, social studies; Mrs. Ernest R. Tims ot Harrison, creative arts; Mlas Lucille Speakman of Fort Smith, status .of women; Mrs. Elma Onnt Davis of Hot Springs, membership; Dr. Adelphla M. Basford of Arkadelphla, fellowship; Mrs. William Nash of Little Rock, legUla- ttva program; Mls§ Roberta Clay ot Conway, publicity; Miss Clarissa Delano of Jonesboro, program, and Miss Mattle Brown of Russcll- v««, historian. Victimized Bank Hires Ex-FBI Agent HOT SPRINGS—A former FBI agent has been employed by the Arfcanaai Trust Co., here as vice president and auditor. The bank has be«rt victimised of $100,000 by two recent employe embezzlements. William U Little resigned his FBI Job In Little Rock to accept fee port. ' WestMemphian Dies of Wreck Injury: Toll Is 5 By The Associated Press Everett Lynn. 60. of West Mem phis, died Sunday of injuries suf fered late Saturday night when h was struck by an automobile West Memphis. His death brought to five th week-end Arkansas fatality toll to 16 the total from last Monda through Sunday. Twelve of the 16 died as a rcsu of traffic accidents. These persons died Saturday: Gerald Gordon, 24, of Brinkle; killed when his automobile struc a bridge abutment near arifflthvil! (White County.) Mrs. O. M. Lleb, 12. of Mountat Home, Injured fatally in a highway collision near Harrison. William Frank Davis. 25. a Negro, crushed under an overturned truck near Caindcn. Alvln Anderson, 35, of Hazen, of Injuries suffered In an accident near Des Arc. PI** May Become Mexfcl for Offer CitiM— Fort Smith Teen-Age Driving Law Puts Civil Liability on Parents STAMPS OF UNITED NATIONS — Here are the first eight designs of a series ot postage stamps being issued by the United Nation^. Artists of many nations contributed designs. Stamps, in denominations of one cent to one dollar, are being released in October and November. Arkansas in Washington By GORDON BROWN WASHINGTON, Oct. 25. IJP) — Senator McClellan of Arkansas lias high hopes for getting congressional approval early next year of his proposal for a joint congressional committee ,on the budget—an idea he believes will have the country many minions ot dollars in appropriations. Such a committee v;ould have a full-time staff to study budgets and expenditures the year round and advise the appropriation subcommittees In detail on the many items In appropriation bills. In the closing days of the recent session McClellan drew from majority Leader McFarland (D-Ariz) the promise that he would try to get the bill up in the Senate early next session. Several Senators, including Schocppel (R-Kans), Ferguson (R- Mlch) and Moody (D-Mich), endorsed the McClcllan proposal In talks In the Senate. McClcllan said his bill Isn't particularly dramatic but that he vould consider it his most impor- tant contribution to good government. If the proposal is approved, McClellan, as author of the measure, likely would be a member, although probably not chairman, of the Important committee. State Nurses Elect Newport Woman LITTLE ROCK—The new vice president of the Arkansas State Nines' AMOciatlon te Mr>. Marjorle K. Gamble of Newport. She was elected to that poit at the close of the organization's four day convention here Saturday. . Other new officers are Misa Josephine Villa of Little Rock, secretary, and Mis« Caryella Clayton of Fort Smith and Sister Thomas Deales of Little Rock, board members. Mn. Catherine Hockaday of Pine Bluff, was elected last year to a two-year term as president. fito/ fstate Atsocia'iion Names Fausett HOT SPRINGS—Elbert S. Fausett of Little Rock and Conway has been elected president of toe Arkansas Real Estate Association. Other officers elected at the organization's annual convention which closed here Saturday are Arthur Bradley Jr., at El Dorado, vice president, and O. D, Hadford of Little Rock, secretary-treasurer. District vice presidents are: Wesley Adams of Fort Smith; Gus Wright of Faragould; Howard Buckner and H. W. Anderson of Benton. Directors are Spencer Plowman of Little Rock; Tom Jones of Forrest city; Jasper Pyatl of Faycttcvtlle nnd Shaffer Haley of Pine Bluff. UN a Failure in Stemming Tide Of Aggression, Sen. Taft Says Bodies Sought In Plane Crash KANSAS CITY. Oct. 29. W) — Preliminary salvage Derations failed today lo uncover the bodies of five men listed n.s missing hi the crash of n B-25 bomber. The Air Force plane plunged into the Missouri River Saturday, Two of the seven men reported aboard were rescued, •"-• Army •engineers recovered aboul 15 ner cent of the plane, but no bodies were found. Congress Comes Home Most of the Arkansas congressional delegation plan to spend the 10-week recess at home. With the possible exception of Rep. Boyd Tackett. all the House members expect to seek re-election next year. When Tackett left Washington he still hadn't said whether he would make the race for governor or contest with Rep. Oren Harris for the House seat which one or the other will lose under the recent redistricting. Rep. Brooks Hays is to accompany the House Foreign Affairs Committee to Europe for about 10 days next month. Senator and Mrs. McClellan now are making a leisurely journey home; Senator and Mrs. Pulbright, now home, expect to make a vacation trip later. FORT SMITH, Ark., Oct. 29. (AP) —The City Council here has approved an ordinance designed to tighten regulations governing motor car driving by teen-agers. Sponsors of the new regulation- effective only in the Fort Smith city limits—hope that their goal of preventing juveniles under 16 from being "turned loose In automobiles" eventually will be adopted state-wide basis. The ordinance, passed yesterday, bars children under 16 from operating a motor vehicle unless accompanied by a parent or guardian— riding in the front scat. And the adult must have a driver's license, too. State laws provide that a restricted driver's license may be issued to youngsters u to 16—but they don't define the restrictions. To clarify the situation and put teeth in the regulation were the aims of a group of parent-teachers associations i Fort Smith). Parent Subject to Conviction The ordinance provides that parent or guardian who knowinglj permits a child under 16 to violate the law will be subject upon con viction—to a jail sentence up to ; maxim of 30 days and a fine of from $10 to $500, or both. Although a group of unorganized residents of Fort Smith opposed the ordinance, the spokesman for th PTA group. Mrs. Dob Dills, said tin thought of a majority of the par ents favored the ordinance. Mrs Dills is the wife of a Fort Smitt contractor and mother of tw daughters. Parent Given A Point "For one thing," she said in an interview, "it gives the parent permit their children to drive tlie .mily car-" There are several state laws on le subject of operating motor ve- icles. Asked about State Police enforce- lent of regulations dealing with uvenile motorists, Police Director 'erman Lindsey said in Little Rock lat his department acted under in- tructions of the Arkansas Revenue enartment which had given this iterpretatlon: Adult Must Be Along Children between 14 and 16 years an operate a car if a licensed adult ccompanies them at all times. The egulation does not specify that the dult must be a parent or guardian, Lindsey said the instructions were xmtained in a booklet published by tie Arkansas Revenue Department good arguing point In refusing t Seaman Killed by Captain TOKYO, Oct. 29. (AP)—An Is- bnindLsen agent today Capt. Frederick D, Weaver of the line's Flying Trader last Thursday shot and killed an Insubordinate seaman, William Harvey, 24, Dayton, O. Power Boat Group Elects New Officers NORTH LITTLE ROCK—New officers of the Arkansas Power Boat Association were elected at a meeting here yesterday. They are: Earl Roberts of El Dorado, president to succeed A. J. Carpenter of North Little Rock; Bill Frazler of Little Rock, vice president; Stanley Mitchell of El Dorado, secretary-treasurer. Farm Bureau Asks Mexican Importation Change by U.S. About one-third of all knitted underwear manufactured in the United Stales is made at Utica, N.Y. Jutieau. Alaska, has an average annual snowfall of 105.1 inches. CINCINNATI, Oct. 29. f^J—Sena-, tor Rober A. Taft (R-Ohio) declared here .yesterday the Korean ,Var has "demonstrated that the United Nations is mi utter failure ns a means of preventing aggression." The Ohio senator, a candidate for the Republican nomination for Pre-sidenl, made the statement in a television (NBC's Forum of the Air) debate with Senator Brian McMahon (D-Conn). Their arguments became heated and loud at times as they debated the source o f Russia's present strength. Ta ft K a Ed the Democratic nd ministration built up Russia. McMahon called Taft's statement "absurd" and added that "the strength of Russia comes from inside Russia itself." McMahon asserted Taft's bid for the Republican presidential nomination is based on an isolationist policy. The Ohioan countered with the statement that his policy is one of preventing a war "unless it is to protect the liberty of the United States, 1 ' On the question of the source of Russia's strength, Taft said: "The administration built up Rus- They gave them everything they asked for in Germany; they :ave them everything they askeri or in Vienna and m Prague. Possession of Berlin, Prague and Vienna permits them to dominate cen- tal Europe. Their military forces. if back in Russia, wouldn't be a threat to the world or to us.* 1 The U. S. had as many as 675 whaling ships between 1833 and 1863, "golden age of whaling." NQTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that th u nders ig ned as Com missione r i Chancery, pursuant to the Decreta Order of the Chancery Court fo the Chlckasawba District of Missis sippi County, Arkansas, rendered o September 24, 1951, in cause 11765 wherein D. F. Taylor, Truste et al. were plaintiffs and C, A. Tur ner et al. were defendants, will fer for sale at public auction to th highest and best bidder upon credit of three months at the Sout door of the Courthouse in Blythe ville. Arkansas, on the 7th day i November, 1951, between the hou of 9:00 o^clock in the morning ai 3:00 o'clock In the afternoon, th following described lands: All of Lot Number Twelve (12) in Block Five (5) of the David Acres Subdivision to the City of Biytheville, Arkansas, as shown by recorded plat of said Subdivision. The purchaser, if other than plaintiff, will be required to execute note or bond with gcod and approved surety on the date of the sale. Given under my hand and -seal on this 15th day of October, 1951. Harvey Morris, Clerk 'and Commissioner 1QJ15-22-29 and Arkansas Highway Department in 1950. A check with the Revenue Department showed that the commissioner of revenues Issued the requirement under the authority given him by law. O, T. Ward, attorney for the Revenue Department, said that as far as he knows nobody had challenged the agency's interpretation of the law. 'Ward said no criminal penalty was attached for a parent or guardian allowing an under-16 driver to operate an automobile without an accompanying adult. He said the primary purpose was to fix civil responsibility. V ARKANSAS AUTHOR —Storm H. Whaley, manager of radio station KUOA and vice president of John Brown university in Siloam Springs, Ark., has compiled a guide to the pronunciation of Arkansas place names—some 1.600 of 'em. (AP Photo). Jason L. Light- Dies in Paragould PARAGOULl}, Ark., Oct. 29. (iP>— Jason L. Light, 86, father of Circui Judge Charles W. Light of Para gouid, died here yesterday. The funeral will be tomorrow. Light was a former Greene Coun ty judge and Paragould police judg and a former representative from 'eene County in the Arkansa Legislature. Besides Charles W. Light, he survived by two other sons, thrc daughters, a step-daughter and step-son. Bob Outdoes 'Der Single' HOLLYWOOD, Oct 29. (AP) — 's another girl for the Bob Cros's. A daughter was born to the andleader's wife Saturday. They o\v have two girls and three boys; rother Bing has four, all boys. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that the ndersigned. as Commissioner in hnncery, pursuant to the Decretal rder of the Chancery Court for Chlckasawba Distfict'of Missis- ppi County, Arkansas, rendered on cptembcr 24, 1951, in cause No. ^ 1164 wherein D. P. Taylor, Trustee,'™ t al. were plaintiffs and Ernest H. •eadle, Sr.. el al. were defendants, 'ill offer for sale at public auction o the highest and best bidder upon credit of three months at the iouth door of the Courthouse In Biytheville, Arkansas, on the 7th day f November, 1951, between ths lours of 9:00 o'clock in the morn- ng and 3:00 o'clock in the after- loon, the .following described lands: All of Lot Number Seventeen (17) In Block Five (5) of the David Acres Subdivision of the City of Biytheville, Arkansas, as shown by plat recorded in Plat Book One. page 166, in the Recorder's office at Blythe, Arkansas. The purchaser. It other than plaintiff, will be required to execute note ir bond with good and approved surety on the date of the sale. Given under my hand and seal on this 15th day of October, 1951. 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