The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 4, 1950 · Page 12
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TWBLVB (AKK.) COUK1ER NfcJW* MONDAY, DECEMBM < Truman Asks Gl Educational Aid for Korean Veterans Obituaries WASHINGTON, Dee. 4. (/P)—Con-. KWMional leaders quoted president Truman today as saying lie wants veterans of the Korean fighting.to have the "GI educational aid" that Vat given veterans of World War 11. After a White House conference, mouse Speaker Bayburn (D-Tex) »lso said Mr. Truman had urged »ct<on on legislation to: 1. Create a civil defense admin- Sftration. 3. Provide federal aid, for training ot additional medical men. Mr. Truman signed an order last week to establish a Civil Defense Administration and appointed Oov. Millnrd Caldwell of Florida to head It. But the administration wants legislation to give the administrator much broader powers than Mr. Truman can give It by executive order. - The educational benefits Mr. Truman proposes for Korean veterans allowed the veterans of World War II to return to school with tuition and basic costs paid by the government. For the moment, congressional attention was centered on a $3.400,000,000 tax bill and a measure appropriating $17,85.0.000.000 for the military forces and the atomic energy prog mm. The $3,400,000,000 excess proms lax measure conies before the House today for two days of debate and passage expected tomorrow or Wednesday. It fs the second step in a sharp upward revision of the federal tax structure made necessary by heavy outlays for national defense. The first step was taken by Congress last September when It Increased income taxes. It may boost them again next year and also slap on some excise, or sales, taxes and 'increase corporation levies. . The current House bill would Impose a tax of 75 per cent on excess business profits. Excess profits are Refined as those more than 85 per cent above the average of the best three years a taxpayer had from 1946 through 1940. The first 85 per .cent would be taxed at the present rates of corporate Income tax, minimum of 45 per cent. COP'S Don't J,lke Bill Republicans don't like the new bill. Their opposition was responsible In part for trimming down the $4,000,000,000 measure requested by the administration. The administration wanted a 75 per cent tax on corporate profits in' excess of 75 per cent of the 1946-1949 average. The Dill allows' several alternatives but they are expected to be used but little. , ' Yugostar Aid Backed WASHINGTON, Dec. 4. (IP)— The administration's calculated risk venture in offering aid to Yugoslavia got the promise of some Republican help today—with conditions. Senator Cain (R-Wash) proposcc that President Truman announce ht Is ready to come to an understand Ing Wfth-Spain and to provide ecO' nomlc and military assistance t< that country. Senator Brewster (R-Me) said In A separate Interview he thinks any mo^e to send food to drought' : stricken Yugoslavia ought to ~bi conditioned on an agreement b; Marshal Tito to release Greek chll dren and religious leaders he said .are confined in Yugoslavia. Chairman Connally (D-Texl o the Senate Foreign Relations Com mitlee predicted early congrcssiona approval of an Administration re quest for authority to spend S38. 000,000 In supplying additional fooi to the Yugoslavs. The commute scheduled closed hearings on th issue today. FIRE (Continued from page 1) duplex, said today that $20,000 Insurance was carried on the building and Its furnishings but that cost of replacing such a building would run much higher. Both he and Mayor lien P. Butler pointed out that there was no gas explosion Involved. It apparently was a natural combustion, Mayor Butler said. Mr. Carlwright said that falling timbers may have broken fuel lines nnd allowed gas to escape. However, he and officials of Home Oil Co. in Osceola, who serviced the duplex witli butane gas, said the fuel would burn but not explode. Awakened by Itadlo Flames did not reach the biitano tank. \legro is Held n Shooting Of Daughter Johnny Simmons, 32-year-old !cgro farm hand, is being held in he county Jail In Osccoia today on n open charge pending further in- •cstigation into the death of his hree-year-old daughter near Oscola Saturday night. Deputy Sheriff,, Edgar Young ol Osceola said that Simmons .shol and kilted his daughter while hooting nt his wife, Ida Mae Simmons, at the family's home on the t. C. Bryan Plantation near Os- Icebox Contract Signed by BHA Eighty, six-cubic-foot iceboxes wi te installed in the 80-unit Chicka saw Courts liousing project of th Eiytheville (lousing Authority. Authority Executive Secretary Mell B rou k s re-pvr ted tod ay I h r\ contracts had been signed wl»,h Me Gregorys, Inc., Memphis firm whic is Frtgiilaire distributor for th area, to supply the boxes* Mr. Brocks said Ihe firm u'.is lo bidder on the sale and instnllntio of the boxes. He declined to rcle contract figures "at the request the company." Adams Appliance Co., of Blythe viile. local Frisjidaire dealer, w service the iceboxes. Mrs. E. M. Terry, Jr., Heads TB Sales Group Mrs. E. M. Terry. Jr.. lias hern placed in charge of the street snle of bangles to bo conducted In Blythcville Saturday by the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association, Mrs. C. O. Rerlman, executive secretary of the organization nn- nmmceci this morning. Mrs. Terry will recruit a group of volunteer workers to help her In the project. Mrs. Redman also announced that Mrs. E. B. Woodson is In charge nt the bangle sales in Blythcvillc schools. Mrs. Woodson distributed Mr. Cartivrlght quoted Mr. and Mrs. Sanders as saying they first saw flames in the downstairs hall- ay. Mrs. Sanders had been awakenet ,- n radio which began playing hen n power outtage was rectifies the Osceola Municipal Light am /ater Company. They barely had me to escape from the house. The fire-eaten building collapscc nd the bodies of the five victims ere found on the first floor. Osceola 's volunteer firemen tough ie blaze for nearly three hours be- ore bringing it under control. The blusl that followed the fire lew out the west wall ot the build ng. A volunteer fireman, Charlie, nnner, was knocked off a Ifidde y the blast but suffered only sllgh uts. Mr. Dycss was the son of the lat V. R. Dyess, Sr., who also met : •agio death 14 years ago. The lat Ir. Dyess, who was founder Dycss Colony, was one of 28 vie Ims In an nlrplane crash 17 mile. onth of Goodwin, Ark. Jan. 14 936. Father Was WFA Head At that tune, the lat« Mr. Dye; vas serving ns WPA administrate or the State of Arkansas. The younger. Mr. Dyess also urvived by his mother, Mrs. Fre i. Wade of Washington, D.O. Rob ;rt W.. Dycss of Osceola, his broth left immediately after the trag edy for Washington and returne Lo Osceola with her. A sister, Mr Villtam Brice of Memphis, al.s ;urvlvcs. Mr.s. Dyess was the daughter < «r. and Mrs. R. C. Limerick of Lil ;le Rock, in addition, she also survived by a brother, R. C. Llni crick, Jr., nlso of Little Rock. The Blodgett boy, In addition I its parents and two sisters, is survived by his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. .Chauncey L. Denton of Denwood Plantation near Tyronza and Mr. and Mrs. P. O. BlodgDtt ot Ut- tle Rock. The surviving sisters nre Betty Jane, nboiit four, and Margaret Ann, aliout two. As were the Dyesses themselves, urvivors of all of the five victims are prominent in social, civic and otisincss actlvites n' ther respectve home cities. ... - . The plantation operated by ' Mr. Dyess and his brother Robert consisted of about 1,000 acres in addition to the gin property. The plantation is located two and one-half miles north and west of Luxora. Born hi Mississippi Mr. Dycss also operated the Mns- sey-Harris Implement Co. In Osccola. Born in Waynesbnro. Miss., Mr. Dyess moved with his parents to Osceola In early 1932. The elder Mr. Dyess was appointed WPA administrator by Gov. Marlon Futrcll in late 1033 and the family moved to Little Rock. Following his death In 1936. Mrs. Dyess and the children returned to Osceola. She moved to Memphis in 1939 and was married to Mr. Wade in about, 1Q3D. After attending the University of Arkansas for nearly four years, Mr Dycss entered the Army and servcc about three years. He saw two years service in the South • Pacific am was discharged with the rank first lieutenant. A member of Kappn Sigma fraternity and an honor student tile university. Mr. Dycss also was n member of ttie Luxora Rotar: Club. Tn addition lo attending Os- ceoln schools, tie also attended Jnhn Military Academy in Dela- fiold. Wise. Mrs. Oycss attended Little Rock Schools and the University of Arkansas. where she was a member ol Chi Omesa sorority. She and Mr nycss were married in 1041. Both the Dyess and the Blod- Deputy Young stated that Simmons fired once at his wife but the shot went wild and xtruck hf- c daughter in the heart. The name of the child was not learned, Dcp- itly Young said. FY}]!ov.'in£ the shooting, Simmon, waited nt his home until officers arrived, Young said. Sheriff William Berryman st that n charge of rn;inft\riu»Vtte probably will be filed against Sim inons today. Services Today For Srecle Man Funeral services for Sherman Sanders, 51, of near Steele, Mo., were conducted at 2 p.m. today at the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the lev. T. L. Lewis. Burial was Dogwood Ridge Cemetery. Mr. Sanders died In the Fort Root Veterans Hospital In Little Rock yesterday. He had been a patient there for approximately three months. He Is survived by his mother, Mrs, Lou Cortia Sanders, two sisters. Mrs. Nora Hurley and Mrs. Minnie Maylard, and two brothers, Martin Sanders, of near Stccle, and Davlc Sanders of Aaron, Tenn, » » * Brother of Local Man Succumbs J. Leonard Barnett of Salem, Ark brother of W. T. Barnett, 1128 Wai nut. died early yesterday afternoon of a heart attack. According to friends in Mlythe vilie, Mr. Barnett was riding a hors< near his home and when seized hi (he attack he fell from the horse Funeral arrangements are incoin plcte. WAR ContinuEo. trom Pane 1. decision was made by the high command. •Vir behind Allied forces on Ministerial Alliance Names 3og/ey Again The Rev. Roy I, Bagley, pastor of First. Methodist CUurchj was reelected president of the Blythevllle VTlnLstcrial Alliance in a meeting this morning. Vice-president I.s the Rev. H. E- Simms, pastor of Assembly of God Church . J. P. Garrolt was reelected secretary-treasurer, The Rev. W. J.-pitxhugh, rector of Si. Stephen's Epircopal Church was named representstlve Lo the City Library Board and the Rev. Mr. Ilagley is ex-officlo representative !o Hit board of directors of the Dlytheville Y. In other action, the group voted to make the Y offices it's permanent meeting place and made plans to have an, annual interracial ministerial meeting. the erist coast, a Chinese force '.vas wheeling from the middle of the peninsula toward the supply por of Won,san. This thrust threatenei to cut off the 10th Corps with Its hack to the Sea of Japan. The appearance of' more and more Chinese Communists at the fronts deepened the threat to the entire U.N. position on the peninsula. General MacArlhur estimated 818,000 Chinese are In North Korea and along the Yalu River boundary of Red Manchuria. He said another 200,000 Chinese are Driving Charges Bring Fines and forfeitures Two persons forfeited cash bond and a third was fined In Munlclpa Court this morning on charges o driving while under the Influcuce o liquor. Floyd Pnrtee find V/lhon Lindse each forfeited $45.25 bonds and Ger aid Lambert was fined $25 costs, In other action Albert Lee Davi was fined $25 and costs on a charg of reckless driving. moving China. to the area from central After the Jnsuits were expelle from Paraguay the natives graduall lost the farming and artistic skills Officers Probing (hooting of lexicon Picker Sheriff's deputies today were investigating the mysterious shooting Saturday night, of • Mexican colon pfcker at Joiner. Sheriff William Berryman said his morning that Jose Gonzales, a Mexican nationalist who was employed as a cotton picker on the Gnrland Trammel farm near Joiner, Is in a critical condition at St Joseph's Hospital In Memphis today suffering from a gunshot wound through his head. Gonzales was shot, apparently by another Mexican, on a Joiner street Saturday night. He was found lying unconscious beside a truck by persons who heard the shot fired. The shot entered Gonzales' eye and lodged In the back of his head The sheriff stated that Gbnzales was known to have been with thre> four other Mexicans Saturday night and apparently became Involved in an argument which led to the shooting. The Mexicans that were known to have been with Gonzales are be ing sought for questioning, Shcill Berryman stated. UN Dsceo/o Man, Wreck Victim, f s Improve'd The condition of Woodrow Har•Ison, 38, of Osceola, was reported. us "improved" today by an attendant at Campbell's Clinic In Memphis where' he Is suffering from njurics received Friday night In i traffic accident on Highway 40 in Osceola. Mr. Harrison suffered a hroken leg and severe Injuries lo the hand when the car in which lie was rid- ng struck a parked truck on Highway 40, one mile west of Osceola. W. C. Mason, 55, of Osceola, driver of the car, suffered less .erious Injuries, according to State Trooper Don Walker, who Investigated the accident. According to Trooper Walker the 1950 Plymouth driven by Mr. Mason crashed Into the rear of a truck owned by Lee McFarland, Negro ol Osceola, which wos left parked and unlightcd on Jia highway. Following the accident McFarland was arrested but charges against him were not filed immediately. Trooper Walker said. Continued from Page 1 ponder the views expressed. Truman-Atllet to MM! 2. President Truman and Brills: Prime Minister Attlee, meeting i Washington tomorrow, have had chance to study the results—If an COURT Continu«d Mrs. Lewis' earlier contention*, tt>« court continued Mr. Johns' «iu pending a Supreme Court dceUion on its previous ruling. Frank C. Douglas, attorney **• Mr. Johns, said today that a Ch»n. eery Court enjolner will be K>U_ tine at the next session (Dec, nj In view of today's Supremt q^,, ruling. ^f ATTLEE (Continued from l»g« 1} living standards In all countries, and the upholding of the democratic way of life. "These objectives are again Im- —and decide on.a common policy. It was Rau's second meeting in three days with Wu. Cautious optimism developed here thai some fruitful suggestion could result and might lead to a diplomatic solution of the Korean problem. Diplomats were especially cheered by the fact that, following the first conference. Wu evidently received approval from Pelpuig to go ahead with negotiations. perilled and. we must take counsel together on how we can stand firm in their defense. "Trouble always brings us together more closely than ever. "The latest propaganda attempt of the comlnform is to drive i wedge between our two people*. Russia Wastes Effort "They are wasting their effort. And never more so than at this time when we are waging together, under the United Nations, th« struggle in Korea, in which the United states Ls carrying so heavy a share of the burden, but where we and other members of the British commonwealth are playing our part. "My aim in these talks Is to i§k our policies in the new and troubled situation in the world and to find the. means of upholding what T< know lo be right." gett youngsters were pupils In the second grade and attended class in the same room. Active pallbearers for the join services today included Billy Joe Denton of Wilson. Auten Chitwood of Luxora. Fred Jacobs of Grlrter Chauncey Denton, Jr., of Dcnwood Allen Seagraves nnd Dick Cromer both of Carson Lake, and Dane Fergus. Ben F. Butler, Jr., Arthur Ropers, Darrcll Crane, John B the bangles today and the school j White. Sam Hodges, R. H. Rlley sale will be conducted Friday at Ciillen Dixon, Harold Fergus and several other schools in the county.' R. W. Heidy, all of Osceola. 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