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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 4, 1950
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BLYTHJOTLLE (ARK.) COTTRI1BR KBW» TirURSDAY, MAT 4, 1950 Remington Again Called In House Loyalty Check WASHINGTON, Hay 4. (/P) House investigators called on Commerce Department Economist William W. Remington today to answer new questions about his loyalty. Remington — once suspended from his Job after an earlier investigation aurl Inter cleared by the government's top loyalty review board —was summoned by the House Un- American Activities Committee after Chairman Wood (D-Ga) said the group had new evidence from "a highly confidential source." One Witness Heard Since Wood made (hat announcement last week, the committee has heard at least one witness behind closed doors. Nothing has been disclosed as to the nature of the reported new evidence. Remington was suspended from his Commerce Department job in July, 1948. on the basis of charges made before Senate investigators by Elizabeth Bcntley. admitted for r mer courier for a Russian spy HUE. Miss Benlley testified she had received Information from Remington. Remington denied giving her any secret Information. He said he had passed on belief slie was titled to it. some data in the reporter and en- Blyh CAP Scheduled to Get Radio Equipment Radio equipment for the Blytheville Civil Air patrol was to be flown here from Little Rouk this afternoon as the first step in equipping the newly activated city squadron, Maj. W. R. Crawford, group supply officer, said today. The equipment will be used both by the CAP and the Air Force Reserve which will use the Blytheville Air Base as an auxiliary field during the. next several months. Both sending and ' receiving sets are to be Installed. A control tower is to be built later. Two Air Force Reserve officers and one enlisted man left here yesterday In an Air Force. T-ll plaice to get the radio equipment. Barl weather forced the Reserve to cancel the flight of the 30 C-46's which were scheduled to arrive here last Sunday to open the flying program, and it is probable that operations will be delayed until the advent oi better Hying weather. Osceola $2,50 Short of Red Cross Quota The Osceola District chapter oi he American Red Cross Is about $2,500 short of Its $6,813 quota, according to James Hyatt, fund campaign chairman. Mr. Hyatt reported today that only eight of. the 23 communities n the district have made collections reports In the campaign that has been underway two months. He Indicated, however, that solicitation would continue until the quota was met as nearly as possible. The $G,8I3 quota Includes $3,470 'or the local budget and $3,333 to go Into operation requirements for the National Red cross program for such things as disaster and emergency relief. No reports have been received from Whltton, which has a $150 guota; Crews Lateral, $200 quota: Victoria, $200 quota; Marie, SI50 quota; Carscn Lake, $200; pecan Point, $200; Denwooa, $100; Etowoh. $160; Hatcher School. $100; Uix- ora, $650; Grlder. $300; Bassett, 5100; West Ridge, $125; and Floodway, $225. Osceola has collected $2.871.94. under solicitation leadership ol the Junior Progressive Club; Wilson has collected $695,15 of an $800 quota, with Phillip J. Deer as chairman; and Dyess has $22.06 of a $275 quota, with Ray Johnson, chairman. Tom Callls, chairman for Hightower collections, has reported $101 or a 1175 quota; J. W. Speck of Frenchman's Bayou, $125 of. $250; Miss J.osephine Montague, $122 of 200 for Driver; and Joiner has contributed $28 of a $400 quota and Ketser $73 of a $400 quota. Total collections today are $4,238.75. GAS FIRM ConMniMd from p»g« 1 tits sold by AP &, L. They »re T. J. flaney and Sons and Womel- dorl and bindsey, both of Little Rock, and Equitable Securities Corporation o( Nashville, Term. Governor McMath's position In the gas situation was not made clear today, although he took part in making the Jlrsl official announcement of plans to set up this new corporation. The Arkansas Gazette sstd this morning that Governor McMath predicted, ft'hcn the announcement was made, that all of Eastern Arkansas will be served either by this new corporation, Arkansas- Missouri 1-ower Co. of Blytheville, or Port Smith Qas Company. Ark-Mo also is seeking a franchise to serve Blytheville. H has offered service to BJythevillc, Dell. Manila, Lenchville. Osceola, Wilson, Piggott, and Jtector In Arkansas and Caruthersville, Haytl, stcclc and Kennett In Missouri. Rector and STRIKE COTTON WEEK Continued from Page 1 rmde -of cotton -bags featured Dell's show v.' was under the direction • of Mrs. R. B. Crawford. , Sally Tate, Mary Alexander and Anice Blair finished In that order In competition In the fi-eshman and sophomore division. -• Senior division competition found Mrs. John Stevens, Jr.. Ann McDermott and Nor:* Simpson winners. Miss Simpson, Mrs. John Stevens, Sr., and Mrs. A. E. Cnldwcll were winners In the hand-work division. Farm Enterprises Favored At Blytheville's Country Club yesterday, approximately 50 persons from Mississippi County and Memphis concluded a tour of the county's agricultural enterprises. On hand w;re Harold A. Young, National Cotton Council president of Little Rock; Joe Hnrdin, Arknn- ' sas Farm Bureau president of Grady; Harvey Adams, executive -secretary of the Arkansas Agricultural Council; and Harold Ohlendorf, ' Mississippi County Farm Bureau head. R. E. L. Wilson III, Cotton Carnival king, also accompanied the group on the tour which included the vast Lee Wilson enterprises and other Mississippi County agricultural operations. .Speaks on Cotton Bill Amos, a representative of the National Cotton Council, demonstrated to members of the Biythc- ville Kiwanls Club the superiority of cotton over other similar fibers at the weekly meeting of the club in Hotel Noble yesterday. Mr. Amos appeared before the club in conjunction with the observance of Cotton Week in Mississippi County. He demonstrated how cotton tire fiber is stronger v.'hen wet than rayon fibre, and how cotton compares with synthetic rna- plump and tender FRANKFURTERS MEMPHIS PACKING CO. continued from ">age 1 during the five years they run. .Walter Reiitlier, UAW president, in a voice unsteady with anijer. told a press conference as the .strike- ending agreement waj reached: Chrysler corporation hos sunk to auto Industry. As late us yciterdiiy a low never before attained in the Mr. Wecker (Herman L. VVeckler, Chrysler vice-president and general manager) prostituted the facts." Weckler, meanwhile, Issued a statement calling the strike unnec- essnry. and saying "no one wins strike." Strike Cosl ?1,383,7ZO,8M The strike which started in > dispute over financing of (he S100 pensions, cost' (he company, fta workers, 10,574 dealers and supplier firms and their employes an estimated S1.3S3.720.880. terials In strength, wearahility and resiliency. Guests at yesterday's meeting were Max Walters, Joe Evrard and Jim Edwards. Plggott have granted franchises to Ark-Mo. The Haytl City Council yesterday called a special election for May 31 ;o decide granting of a franchise to Ark-Mo. Caruthersville and Steele lave similar election, set for May 31. Ark-Mo's Proposal Ark-Mo has proposed to bring gas to this area from Its new generating plant between St. Francis, Ark-, and Cnmnbell, Mo,, with Texas- Eastern Transmission Company's "Big Inch" pipeline as the source. The proposed Little Rock corporation flt first proposed to bring gns (a Mississippi County from MIssls- iippl nivcr Fycl Company's line west of Parajrould. However, in Lit j tie Rock yesterday, Mr. Haney said that the new firm still would get sonic of Us ens from this line. Blyllicrlllc Is Key In the bidding for gas franchises. Blythevillc has become the key to gas service for this area. It hns been reported Hint the new firm needs the Biythcville franchise to make feasible its plan to serve the entire area economically. Should the Biythcville council yote to grant Ark-Mo the franchise, the effect on plans of the proposed company is expected to be great. However, nn alternate plan Lo be used should It lose the Blytheville franchise has been discussed publicly by the backers of the proposed firm. This proposed corporation Is to he made up of AP & I. gas properties that were sold because the federal securities Exchange commission doss not approve of sale of both electric power and natural gas by utilities engaged In interstate commerce. Franchises have been obtained to date by the. proposed company from Helena. West Helena, Marlanna, Paragould, Cotton plant, Wheately. Palestine Forrest City. Brinkley and Wynne. In Mississippi County, the proposed firm would serve Biythcville. Dell, Manila, Leachville, Osceola, Luxora and wison. By. 1951 Both Ark-Mo and the proposed company have said they would bring natural gas to this area by the 1951 heating season. In the bidding for franchises, the big question mark Is still Mississippi County. No town In the county has yet voted on granting a franchise. To ..the north, Ark-Mo is virtually assured of franchise In Southeast Missouri since' no other offer of gas U.S. Jaycee Head to Visit S.E. Missouri FORTAGEVILLE, MO., May 4.— Clifford D. cooper, of Alhambra, Calif., president of the United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, was scheduled to arrive In Porlageville early this afternoon for a two-day visit In Southeast Missouri, Activities honoring the Jaycee officer were to be conducted at Caruthersville and at Portageville. About 1,500 persons arc expected to meet Mr. Cooper at a reception at the Joseph T. Strieker building from 5 to 6 p.m., which will precede a banquet at Caruthersville. Joe OeLlsle, n Portageville Jaycee, was to meet Mr. Cooper at Memphis, and a group of the Jaycees were to accompany him to Memphis tomorrow. The banquet tonight at Caruthersville will be held at the First Methodist Church at 7:30 p.m. Community organizations and civic clubs are cooperating with the Jaycees in the banquet plans, Mr. Cooper will be the principal speaker at the banquet. It will be his only address while in Southeast Missouri. Elza Lester of Portagcvllle, president of the Jaycee group there, will preside at the Portageville events. The Jaycee president wus in Biythcville earlier this year as gnc.-it of the Junior Chamber of Commerce there. Woman Fined $50 in Vice Raid Another of six Le»chvl!l« rcri-4 dents charged with contributing to the delinquency of minors wai fined yesterday afternoon In Municipal Court. Mrs. Oeraldlne BUvens, who wai arrested along with two teen-aged girls, a man and Mrs. Leila Staud- enmire In & raid on the SUuden- mlre home In Leachville April 21, was fined $50 and costs on her plei of guilty to the charge with $28 of the fine suspended. Mrs. Staudcnmlre was assessed fines totaling $300 and costs on two similar charges yesterday morning nnd hearing on a charge of keeping of a bawdy house was continued Indefinitely by Judge Graham Sudbury. Hearing for the teen-»ged youth, who olso Is charged with contributing lo the delinquency of a minor, was continued until Saturday. Trials for the three other persons who also face similar charges were scheduled for yesterday but their cases were not, heard. New trial dates were not set by the court. In other action In court yesterday, C. J. Speck forfeited a $45.25 Court Grants Continuance In Rape Case Preliminary hearing for Boh Bailey. 62-yenr-old Leachville farm hand, on a charge of rape was continued until Saturday In Municipal Court this morning. Bailey Is charged with criminally assaulting the 11-year-old daughter of his nephew. He is beins held in the county Jail here without bond. According to Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Arthur S. Harrison. Bailey works on the farm of his nephew near Leachville ant! has been 'living In the same house with his nephew's family for the past four or five years. fie quoted the Kir] as saying that Bailey had assaulted her a number of times during that period that he has been living in her father's home. In other action in court this morning, hearings for Ben White, Blytheville contractor and F. Johns, Blytheville businessman on charges of starting the construction of a building without a builder's permit were continued until May 11. Mr. White and Mr. Johns were arrested yesterday for starting the construction of a frozen custard drive-in stand nt the Intersection of Walnut and Division Streets without first obtaining' a building permit. ; •• .;/-•.- . cash bond on a charge of driving while under the Influence of liquor and Herbert Glenn Smith was fined $35 and cists on his plea of guilty to a similar charge. Hill Walton. Negro, was fined S25 and costs on a charge of obtaining money under false pretense. He was charged with writing a worthless check In the amount ol $2.35. F, R. Smith forfeited a $70.25 cash bond on a charge of selling minnows without a license. County School Food Service Unit Organized Mrs. J. D. Stevens of OKtolt has been named president 0} the Mississippi County School Food Serv- ,ce Unit, It was announced today. The county unit was organized as part of a state-wide move to provide better school lunch programs. Thirty-two charter members attended the organization meeting at the'Shawnee School cafeteria last week. Mrs. Lora Clifton of Dyess discussed the purpose of the association and Miss Leenell Ralney discussed plans for the closing of lunchrooms during the summer. Elected to serve with Mrs. Stevens as heads of the organization were Mrs. J. A. Feeney of Wilson, vicepresident: Mrs, C. D. Gwaltney of Joiner, secretary; Mrs. Geraldinc Bratches of Blythevllle, treasurer: Mrs. Viola Cranford of Manila, program and Mrs. Essie Scruggs of Blythevllle, song leader. The next meeting will be held October 21 at Osceola. have been made in that Rrea. To the south, the proposed corporation has franchises from every town included In the gas transmission network planned by it. And within the county, Biythc- ville remains the key point, because of Its position as the biggest potential user oi natural gas in Northeast Arkansas. Pay as Low As You'll Love Our Flowers! BLYTIIEVH..U; FLOWER MART Mrmjilils (liwaj I'hont 5002 Our Telephone Number 4438 Shctton Motor Co, PER WEEK on this ABC 251-S WASHER Designed to do one thing- better than any other washer of its type— wash clothes cleaner and faster! See the ABC quality-built washer demonstrated today! Giant capacity 27-gallon lub. 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