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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 10, 1949
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FAG1 TWKLVB 35,000 Attend Pemiscot Fair 20,000 S«« Races On Closing Day, Officials Estimate CARDTHERSVILLE, Mo., Oct. 10 '—The 15th annual American Legion Fair closed here last night with an 'attendance Sunday estimated by James T. Ahern, fair board presl- 'dent, at 20,000. ' Th« large Legion Park In which the event was held was packed by persons from »t least five states who came to see the final racing program. Mr. Ahern estimated the "attendance for the week at 35,000 persons. Rahis cut the attendance, bul wliile skies were cloudy Sunday, anc a heavy shower fell In the afternoon, this did not appear to keep fair goers away on the final day , Woman Rider IVIni Trophy The major racing events, the Merchants Derby run Saturday afternoon, and the American Legion Derby: run Sunday afternoon, bolh were won by the same horse U'lth Jhe same jockey up—Pinky Pinky ridden by Lillian Jenklnson of Monroe, Nebr. One of the few women Jockeys In Uie United States, she Is" also owner of the outstanding horse. . .Miss Jenklnson also won the Dan Patch Derby, another race feature, on Lady Keen. After whining the Merchants Derby, Miss J ukinson was presented the trophy by MaJ. John B. England, United States Air Force, .World War II hero, who shot down 18 German planes In the-European '.Theatre; winning 23 decorations. v "Hls parents are.Mr. and Mrs. Hugh England; of CaruthersviHe, and he Is stationed at the Las Vegas Air Base.- Carl Williams, commander of Legion Post 88, CaruthersviHe, pre- '.sented Jake Colclasure of Mt. Vcr- i non. 111, with the trophv for being the best Jockey in the race. He rode .11 winners. • • ; . Another feature of' the racing -program was Larry Gammon, said to-be the .youngest Jockey In the -.United States. He won one of the earlier races Sunday afternoon, bringing his record to 16 races run, , 13-of which he has won. He Is 12 years -old. • .- Race judges were Charles W. Fo- l«j of H«ytl, J. W. (Doc). Davis and J. R. Hutchison of Caruthersville. Rail Disputants To Meet; May Avert Strike CHICAGO, Oot. '. ifrj-W)_The Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen •nd Knyinemen meet with the niton's rail 'chiefs tomorrow In * wulon which > union source Mid niiy avert > nationwide strike. The brotherhood announced the pow-wow after having rejected a presidential emergency report yesterday. • • • "An agreement may be'reached then (Tuesday) to avert a nationwide strike," a spokesman for the locomotive men said-' He declined the use of his name. The union men want a second fireman on Diesel locomotives. The presidential board turned down the request on Sept. 19. By law, rail workeri are prevented from walking off the Job until 30 days after such * report Is made. The union men claim an extra is needed on the Diesels for reasons of safety. They also sny the more efficient Diesels are depriving firemen of Jobs by cutting down the number of trains needed. The rail lines say that putting on H second fireman would be "featherbedding"—made work. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS ANTI-ATOMIC HOSPITAL PROPOSED FOR CALIFORNIA—In 'Washington, Rep-sentativcs Clyde Doyle, left, and Gordon McDonough of California look over a model of Hie first proposed anti- atomic underground hospital. . An emergency citizens committee of Long Beach Calif conceived and executed the design for the experimental hospital, and seeks $20,000,000 in federal fund's to allow its construclion in Long Beach. • ' Model Plane Contest Brings Many Thrills Edwin Wallace stacked up three first place awards in the Senior Jlyision of tlie First Annual Model Airplane Contest, conducted, yesterday under the auspices of the Blythville' Knucklebusters, and as result Is the first to be awarded the Cecil Wroten Memorial Trophy. Edwin Is the son ol Mr. and Mrs.* V. E. Wallace. His first prize in the ubber division was for one minute and 44 seconds of flight; in the tree light gas division his entry won with five minutes and 41 seconds and in the control line stunt divi- ion he received a total of 13 points. The-senior division was 1 open lo ill those between 15 and 20 years IJons Provide Trophj The Cecil Wrolcn Trophy, mem- irializlng Mr. Wroten. was preserit- d by the Blytheville Lions Club, t will be passed on lo next year's yinner, and will become a pcrmau- nt 'awnrd after won by the same aerson for three consecutive years n the annual Model Airplane Cou- ests. Other trophies presented yesler- ay included that o( the Blytheville 'lying Club, the Roosters Club, and Hubbard Hardware, all ol which went to young Wallace; the W. H. Hutson and the Blytheville Private Two Negroes Hold In Assault- Case; in .Hospital Pliers trophies, 'which were presented Norman Sullivan, and the Planters Flying Service trophy, which went to Keith Conies. • In other divisions of yesterday's contest, conducted at the north hang'ar of the Blytheville Air Base, Norman' Sullivan was first place winner in the junior division— for those between 14 and 16— and Don Wallace won the second honors in this division; Keith Contes won the novice division, ; for those under 14. Norman, son of Mr. ivnd Mrs. A. L. Sullivan, won with a rubber entry in flight for 40 seconds, and was awarded .20 points for control ^ine stunt entry Don, a brother ol 'Edwin, compiled a total of eight points In the control line stunt division. Keith, son of Mr. and Mrs. E. P. Coalcs. won first place In the control line stunt. In ttie demonstrations, presented by Blytheviile Knucklebusters over 21. many of the flights ended with demolished or lost planes. Biltncr Loses Plane in (he his Charles Bittner, r->cretary of Knucklebiislcrs, reported that , gns free flight, lost the 666 uiuio OR ;«Bins IS YOUR ANSWER TO COLDS' MISERIES 26 FAIR GROUNDS Plenty Free Parking Class "B" gas free flight model was last seen high in tlie clouds in Southeast Missouri. It was trailed I in an automobile, but escaped com- ! O. C. Schwartz, president of the Preliminary hearing for two Uly- organization, In a demonstration theville Negroes on chaYges of as- I with sault with Intent to kill were con-1 tinned until October 17 In Munici-1 pal Court this morning with bonds! nl .._.._ _ for each set. at $250. j BLYTHEVILLE The Negroes are Fannie Lee and • Charlie James Lee. They are allcg- Wednesday Oct ed to have attacked another Negro, Odel Anderson of CaruthersviHe, Mo-. In the TOO block on South Franklin Street last night with a knife and a gun. Anderson Is In Blytheville Hospital today suffering from knife wounds In his chest said to have been inflicted by Fannie Lcc and a EUII shot, wound in his left arm said to have been inflicted by Charles James Lee. In-other action in court this morning Preston Smith. Neuro, was lined $50 and costs on his pica of guilty to a charge of driving while under the Influence of liquor. He was arrested after the car he was driving was Involved In a minor accident at Kurtz' Bridge north of Blyihevillc on Highway 61 Saturday night. Charles Blanchard forfeited a $-15.25 cash bond on a charee of driving while under the influence of liquor. model's tall section aud the craft crashed: A. L. Sulllvnn in a demonstration with, the "Flying Circus." a control line stunt, received damage to that plane In a crack-up, but completed successful Ilights, v' i a control line free .flight that sped through the air at better than 100 miles an He also presented demonstra- with a staggenving Becch- hou tions The exhibition and contest drew several spectators, after having been postponed from the previous Sunday because of bad weather. Scouts' Annual Banquet Set for Tomorrow Niqht Scoutcrs in the North Mississippi County, district will haye their annual banquet in Blytheville at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow, when the Rev. Lynn Robinson, pastor of the First Methodist Church at Luxora, who has done considerable work with spoilt units, .will be the principal speaker Tlie banquet, conducted to rcco»- nize_the leadership of Boy Scout activities and to summarize prop- rcss-fl.urliig the past year, will be preceded with an opening ceremony to be presented by senior scouU During the evening a district chairman, vice-chairman, and two board members are to be nointnat- £ JT ! le Nomil ' ati "B Committ headed by J. members are James Roy. LoiH s Marvin Cherry. Smith and and Plans for the banmiet, which wm be for those interested in Boy Scout h will activities Scoutmasters ' -~,.^-.,.., ou assistant Scoutmasters. Committee' men nnd wives and guests, ess, TC r mnde by Monroe Crain, Mr Sniil and Cecil Lowe. »"»" President to Speak WASHINGTON, Oct 10 President Truman will sj-'al laj'ing of (he cornerstone ,„ new United Nations l>uildin E New ,York Oct. 24, the While announced today. W> _ at the of the 4-H CLUBS Continued from Page 1 stove, refrigerator, lights aud Iron, was vice-president of the Leachville Club, which she helped to organize, prepared food for a frozen locker and canned more than 300 quarts of food. Virginia, a. six-year member, was county champion girl last year, and this year was winner In the county dress revue, which, she modeled in the District Dress Revue. She also made eight other garments. Work in handicraft included etched serving trays, ash trays and sewing box. : Joaun gave demonstrations on how to use electric pasteurizer to 4-H and home demonstration clubs; made seven clothing articles, and attended stole 4-H Camp last year, where she gave a dein-'islration on milk drinks. In home Improvement, Inez Improved a floor'plan, furniture arrangement, wallpaper, remodeled furniture, selected .pictures and made rugs. She also .was In the clothing project and completed 12 articles. Lctha. :i fiv'e-ycnr 4-H member, won the cooking project by preparing 190 different dishes and preparing 12 meals for family alone. She won a blue ribbon In the dress revue for her school dress'entry. Naomi won a county .project frozen foods but was active MI "any others. A dress was modeled n the county revue and won.a blue ribbon, she participated in the dairy foods demonstration for 4-H Clubs and Home Demonstration clubs, aud was an active club member. She ias put 120 packages of frozen oods ill storage and too chickens. Wayne, during tils first year of 4-H club work In the county, prepared a leathercraft exhibit, which von first prize ui the hobby division at the fair this year. He has rmde ten bill folds, two key holders, a coin pui-^e. a woman's hand bag and other items. Knlers Three Projects Johnny was project winner in the swine division for the second time. This year he entered thre- projects Obituaries MONDAY. OCTOBER tt, John H. Hannon, Half Moon, Dies; Rites Tomorrow runeral rite* for John Haynes Hannon, 83-year old Half Moon grocer, will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Cobb Chapel by the Rev. Lynn Robinson, pastor of the Luxora Methodist Church, assisted by the Rev. W. B. Yount, pastor of the Hal/ Moon Msthodlst Church. Mr. Hannon. who had operated Hanuon's Store at. Half Moon for more than 30 years, died at 12:30 a.m. today at the Blytheville Hospital, where he hart been a patient since Saturday. He vvs born at Smlthland, Ky., but tad been a readout of the Half Moon community Tor almost a half century. Kls wife, Mrs. Stella Virginia tfannon, survives him. Other survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Henry Buck of Half Moon, and a son, Harold Huck, also of Hall' Moon. Active Pallbearers will Include Jack Garrigan, Bert Mayo, Arch Liudsey, O. : car Alexander, Emory Johnson, and Sam Buck. Honorary pallbearers Include: A. G. Little. Ab Richards, Frank Webb, Earl Walker, C. M. Buck, J. I. Gaine.s. R. L. Hawkins, Jim Alexander, Earl Magers and Tom Martin. Burial Is to be ill the Maple Grove Cemetery. ! Sites tor F. M. Davis, Retired Grocer, Held Rites for Francis Marion Davis, 65, were conducted at 2:30 this af- ernbon at the Full Gospel Taber- laole on Lilly Street by the Rev. E. T. Kelley. pastor, and burial fol- owed In the Maple Grove Ceme- .ery. Mr. Davis died yesterday mom- ing at his home at 509 East Cherry Street, after having been in poor health for sonic time. He was born in Blvtheville and operated a groc- — his health caused A :*m&*2£ 1 ' - *a*. i*JEr-v * 'A/***' ELECTION ery story until him to retire. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Lizzie Davis, three daughters, Mrs. Edith Waldcn and Mrs. Barney Co- z'art ol Blytheville, and Mrs. Georgia Jones of New York City; two sons, E. L. Davis and Clyde Davis. both of Blythevllie: two brothers, H. P. Davis of Porlageville, Mo'.-, and T. J. Davis of New Mack-Id, Mo.: and three sisters, Mrs. R. T. Wilder of Luxora, Mrs. Will Fry of Cardwell, Mo., and Mrs. W. M. HaU of Poplar Bli'ff. Mo. The Cobb Funeral Home was In charge of arrangements. . P/one Hobby Is Fata]' WEST CHESTER, Pa,, Oct. 10.. W) —George A. Hartshorne was killed yesterday when the cable on which he was flying his model ail-plane hit a 200,000 volt high tension wire. Hartshorne was burned badly and died a few minutes later en route to Chester Hospital. — corn, -dairy, and winning swine project. : e included a balanced ration feeding program In hi- swine project. Edward, during his first year of •i-H work, was winner in tractor maintenance, and completed- projects in soybean production, cotton, swine --if' SO |I conservation He Is president ot the Lcachvillr club. ' u j Ellis Ray was again the winner In •c | the corn project, having worked on Ihc project for several years and THE WORLD ITS FIELD ITS TRIUMPHS REACH BEYOND THE SEASI THE COLOSSUS OF ALL AMUSEMENTS l.OOO WONDERS FILLING 3 RINGS, 2 STAGES, GIANT HIPPODROME AND MIGHTY AERIAL ENCLAVE £00 PEflriE — 150 mroRMEns- 250 HUD JDIIMM.S- INCtt«5COKTIIIOIT KENUCFJMt SO MUSICIANS — tSW.JM lN«srto— <l»y 1« (h« idvint* KI»I Broi. Clrcni. Million) «l P»«*l* r«v«l In tli* M*rrl- Fun ot thl» ilM f• itlv. Fr«ll«. Yoiinj.nJ 014 *•«» Par ind K««r J*)r. Hirxi. It, Cilikritr th« mrfltST MiWV .. DOORS OMH 1 ft 7 P.M. 1 _** B I C JE ! ADMISSIONS SLASHED! Hack lo I'rc - War. Prices Children SOc— Adults 51.00 Plus Tax produced winning entries In the fair, and completed a test series with accurate recor V on pollination and hybrids. Bobby Don won the safety project, the largest project In the country, for carrying out a safety program for" the Pawhcen club of which he Is president. He also completed projects in swine, poultry ami beef. Nine years of active 4-H club work has seen Jack Duclos in outstanding activities, from two years as president, of the County 4-H Council to County Champion Boy last year. This year's honor is for soil conservation. Continued ~ from Page 1 Judge Green in Osceola on.August 24, on the date that the petition asking tor the election was [ilcd. No Election Samples Sent Oal Last week, election judges and clerks were selected by the County Election Commissioners to serve tomorrow. The issuarice'of the order today will niean. tt was explained, that-no election materials will be sent out to the various polling precincts and. thai there will be no election on the -'hospital issue until a new date is set by the county court. • Saturday Oscar Pendler, Blytheville attorney, acting in his own behalf as a taxpayer and-in behalf of 111 other taxpayers sought an order In this county : court calling off the election, or delaying it until a later date. This petition was denied by Judge, Green. Later In the day Mr. Pendler, in behalf ot the petitioners seeking delay in the election, tiled in Chancery Court in the Osceola District a new legal action in which he asked for temporary and permanent -injunctions to prevent holding of the election on grounds that to hold it witliout .the use of poll books :might result in-confusion and .possible Irregularities. Hearing on the motion for a temporary injunction had been scheduled for 2 p.m. today , in Jonesboro in the office of Chancellor Francis A. cherry. -Tlie county court order Issued in Osceola this morning also cleared the court records of the protest petition filed Saturday by Mr. J'end- ler and leaves only the chancery court action before the courts. Act to Avoid Confusion The . decision" to abandon plans for an election at this time came out of a meeting of citi?-ens in Osceola yesterday with members of j the sponsoring organization. It was agreed that it would be confusing for the election officials to conduct the special election without the benefit of poll books to show who are the qualified electors and where they reside. The deadline, for obtaining 1949 poll tax receipts, which qualifies a citizen as a voici when he has resided In the township or city for 30 days, the county for six months and the state for a year, was October 1 and Sheriff William Berryman, who Is ex-officlo tax collec- Leachville Youth Injured as Motor Scooter, Car Hit The condition-of Jimmy Selby,- 16- year-old Leachville High Schoolstu dent who was seriously injured in a car-motor - scooter accident i n Leachville Saturday night was listed as "fair" by attendants at the Baptist . Hospital In Memphis this morning. Young Selby suffered a fractured left elbow and right leg and minor bums' In the accident. According to repoits of the accident, the scooter on which young Selby was riding was struck by a car driven by Howard-Nelson. 21, also of Leatlvulle After striking the scooter, the car was reported to have overturned, pinning tlie Selby youth under it..Nelson was riot Injured. Selby Is the son.of Mr:.andMrs. Floyd Selby of Leaclmlle Deputy Sheriff j. w McHanej of Leach ville liivesigated th« accident. j Vandenberg Improves ANN ARBOR Mich Oct 10 (JF> —Senator Arthur Vandenberg!s.con; dition is-so excellent theres no use issuing bulletins about it-twice a day,- University,-Hospital . !an- nouneed todaj Today he was de scribed as In entirely satisfactorv shape,. • James bachelor 'Buchanan president was. the only tor, has not- had'time to assemble the names by townships and city wards and get the books printed. .Bruce Ivy, Osceola attorney, and Mr. McMath said today that the jroup -.which met yesterday with Mayor Ben P. Butler agreed that in fairness to the election officials and to those who might go to the polls without their official poll tax receipts it -would be best to delay the election and avoid the possibility of confusion. At the time the election was called in August, it was not known that the voters 1 'qualifications would be determined on the basis of poll tax payments this year, rather than the previous year. In the annual school election held September 27, the 1948 poll tax receipts were usable, and the names of all receipt holders were in the official poll books for that year. Phone the Load Off Your Back! It's as easy as Dial! Pick up your phone-call us _and see your wash-day load disappear like magic! Yes- we I call for y»m- laundry and do all of the work »h,le you spend yon,- wash-day in carefree relaxation! In a short lime we'll return your wash to you— sparkling clean and in perfect condition. Don'l post- f wash ' tla - v l)hles - CB|! MS to- Blytheville Laundry & Cleaners Phone 4418 PROFIT By Reading the Classified Ads Every Day! PROFIT By Advertising In The Classified Columns When . You Want to Buy or Sell ''' ADS PLACED WILL APPEAR SAME DAY Payable in Advance 6iusijj9Apy paijissep PHONE 4461 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS NAVY Johnson pending .nns. Rep. ] si To Hrar Johnton Chauman Vinson said that H-mison told the committee that his countrj even has secret eq-' npment that determines whether! in craft Is rfiendly or enemy Hadar, IB said is only one method tor Mating and identifying planei In view of Russia a demonstrated lapabilities in other fields, plug the mblished Information and facts on performance of high flying bomb- : •srs, the commander said she wlU ie readv with an adequate air defense sjstem • Harrison said tests he knows about hava not been made against .he biggra bombers because they haven t been available for that purpo«e But thes have been conducted he said against much mora difficult taigets operating at 40000 feet or more- i,ase under State Supreme Court delays Cash Fund Suit LlTHE ROCK Oot 10—<•!>)—Th» Aikausas Supreme Court todaj de- ayed a decision in the cash fund»' int - ' The court took the submission last week. Saline County Rep James A Gm- son is seeking a ruling that expenditure by : state institutions --»A' cash funds—funds derived 'frflf) ees, sales, etc., aud not spent under specific legislative appropriations— - illegal. The PulaskI Chancery Court ruled against him, and he had appealed to .he supreme court. . . Continued from Page 1 nd bring about the destruction O f irge very heavj bombers reaird- ess of hoa high they flj • Members of the committee hav ' hat- Secretary . . -. Defense Louis plans further outs In for the Naw «nrf lu «<*. „, t. „ —' ur sed that nson be called before the com- tee and isfcect to give his de:d reasons for the cuts which Secretary of Navy Matthevs haa id would damage national secur-' East End Sales Co. ( ' IS THE LATEST lM* far ** »M*» M BlytfovilU Motor Co. "South'* Finwt ferriM", Broadway ft Chickattwb*

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