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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 18, 1949
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TWELYB BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, OCTOBER'18, 19« Many Methodists AttendStateRally BlytfMvifU, Osceola Church*! Charter Bui for Young People members of the Young Fvopte'a Departments of the First Mettjodfct Church her* and In Os- eeota w*n In Little Rock last night for a atate-wlie meeting of Meth- ooiit* »nd i Youth Rally. 'Several adults from Mississippi County also attended the meeting and theai Included the Rev. Roy I. Bagtey, pastor of the First Metho- dl»t Church, 'and Mrs. Bagley; P. E. Oooley, Mr». W. W. Peck, and Mrs. 1. Uvyerhoeff, all of Blytheville; and the Rev. H. J. Couchman, pastor of the Methodist Church in Osceola and Mrs. Cochman and Mrs. Hona Moore of Osceola. Mrs.- Peek, and Mrs. Moore chaperoned the young people from the two 'churches, 22 from here and 23 from Osceola, who made the trip In a chartered- Greyhound bus leaving noon y&sterday and return- tag after the final meeting In Little Rock last night. ' Banquet Attendance Limited 'Only six of the young people from Blsiheville were. able to attend the Youth Banquet held in > Hotel La- Fiyette because of the limited number which could be accommodated and attendance was greater than had been anticipated. The Blytheville and Osceola groups Robinson Auditorium for the night meeting where Bishop* Clare • Percell and Dana Dawsoh .were speakers. The principal speaker at the Youth Banquet was the Rev B L Dykes, pastor of Central 'Methodist Church In Fayetteville. Members of the church's Young People's Depaitment who attended from'here Included: Billy Jackson, . Tommy CalUs. Bobby Edwards, Betty Arney, Elolse Golden, Ruth Hulc, Margery Hale, Bobby McDaniel, Pat Heam, Nancy Hamilton, Paul Arney, Jerry WhiUorth, Jimmy Wh'itworth,' Jackie Estfcs, Nita Rose Hall, Jerry Po Lewis, Patsy Pope, Oal Gossett; Jimmy : Gossett, Donna Sue Gore, Robert Crafton and Gene Sharp. DALHART, Tex., Oct. 18. <AP)—+ A llttl* boy ended the big manhunt for Lenard (Lucky) Hawkins, wanted for murder. "There's a man out there who wants some matches," John William Smith, 10, told his mother. "I think he's the man they're looking for." Eight officers flushed the one- iime bush league baseball player from his hiding place in a clump of trees near Middle Water, Texas, 20 miles southwest of here, at 4:« p.m. (OST) yesterday. Hawkins, 34, is charged with murder In the shooting of Alfred Clark, 23, of Boise City, Okla. Clark's body was found last Wadncsday ' near Jerseyville, III. The rto-ycsistancc surrender of UN Peace Committee Admits Failure to Settle Greek-Balkan Squabble CiAKB-BUCCESS, Oct. 18. MB — Th« United Nations Assembly'i Balkmn'-Peace^Commlttee announc- ad today it hid failed to find any ''Sa»U for Mttllng the Greek-Balkan conflict {Th« four-man committee acknowledged Its fallura to the General "Asaembly's 59-nalion Political Committee. Assembly president Carlos P. Romulo, *ho headed the peace group, said In a letter 'that th« committee had authorized him tqnport failure. Romulo made it dear he did not believe further efforts would be worthwhile at'thla .time. Air Force Identities Plane Crash Victim •JOR.T SJli, Okla, Oct 18. f AP) —Th» Air;Force has "Identified the Axmj pilot who died In a plane crash*'Saturday near Elgin, Okla., as Lieut. Jloyd T. Sires, 25, Boone, Iowa.'' Suras body was sent to his home with a military esroit Sires was piloting an L-17, a liaison plane. Three passengers p.irachuled to safety 10-Year-Old Boy Ends Big Manhunt For Slayer in Panhandle of Texas Hawkins ended one of the biggest nanhunts in the history of the panhandle. Officers from the New Mexico and Oklahoma liad joined the search, centering around this top- of-Te.xas town. • Mrs. W. S. Smith called police. Her son had been asked by Hawkins to bring Mm some matches. The boy told 'ills mother that he (ought "Hie man was the one they're BURGLARS Continued from Page i window sash cord (o bind Mr, Caldwell's hands. He said that he was sure that one of tlje men was masked and another was not. , • The trio forced Mr. Caldwell Into a small room adjoining the main building which Is used to house the building's Mr conditioning" motor unit. He told officers that after he had been tied, the men stood around and whittled out a peg to use to lock him In the room. Alter the "men left, Mr. Caldwell freed his hands after about 20 minutes of effort and used a plank lying nearby to batter his way out of (lie room. Nearby Cotton Gin Operating Deputy Sheriff J. W. McHaney of Leachvllle. who Is assisting with the Investigation, said that' a cotton Bin, operated by the B. C. Land Company less than SO yards from the store, was operating at the time of the robbery but that none of the gin employees saw anyone enter or leave the building. ; Deputy McHaney said .that he passed the company's gin and store just as Mr. Caldwell was starting his three o'clock round and thai Mr. Caldwell waved to him. "I was taking a lunch to some laborers that I had working on my farm a few miles up Highway 17 and I had scarcely reached the field until I was notified of the robbery." Deputy McHaney said. He said that a few minutes before three o'clock he was standing in front of a cafe In Leachvillc when he heard a noise at the gin that sounded like "a fan going out." He went to the gin to see what was wrong, but returned immediately after talking to a member of the gin crew, picked up some sandwiches and coffee at the cafe and started for his farm just as Mr. Caldwell started to make his 3 o'clock round. Lights were on m the company's offices when ne parsed the building, he said. "It loo'is liSe a professional job to me." Deputy McHaney said. -It was done so fast and no finger prints were left an the vault's riial." looking for" and ten took the matches back to Hawkins. The clump of trees was about 30 yards from the Smith home. Officers found a .32 caliber automatic pistol in the waistband of Hawkins' trousers, but he offered no resistance. Texas Ranger Captain Bob Crowd ersaid Hawkins told officers the shooting of Clark was an accident. Crov/der questioned Hawkins when he was bi'ought here after his arrest. Dalhart had been closely watched since Saturday, when Hawkins was seen here. It was believed he was [riding somewhere In the town. Some officers had ben on duty 48 hours without step when the manhunt ended. '/ The body oi Clark was found sprawled beside a country road. Author Believes Nine Months of Service on Jury Is Quite Enough NEW YORK, Oct. 18. (AP)—For seven and one-half wearying months, Author Russell Janney sal oil the jury in the communUt conspiracy trial. Fumes From Lighting Last Friday the trial ended. Jan- » * ney went hpme .and found waiting i fixture HOCKJ More for him—a summons to serve on I another jury. | furr.K from a burned out bulb "Enough." said Jannev, "is > of a floureicent lighting fixture in enouah." ; ^he shay Trindo-*- of Meads Cloth- He called his Sawyer who said ! tag Store. 3>2 West Msin Street. Jartney. author of -The Miracle of '. *" the ca'i-"e of a fice alarm at Freighter Hits British Naval Craft; 21 Killed BERWICK, Eng., Oct. 18— <W- The British alicraft carrier Albion and a small coal freighter collided In a gale In the North Sea today. The freighter sank swiftly and eight hours later only three of the 24 crewmen aboard were known to have survived. Lifeboats fought the foaming waves hunting, survivors near the Feme Islands off the northeast coast or England. The newly built 18.300-ton Albion was manned by a civilian crew and was In tow to dry dock for completion. The collision rammed a hole In the carrier and she was reported taking water. The Albion had aboard three survivors from the freighter, the 2,025-ton Maystone, carrying coal to' London. A spokesman for the owners of the Maj'stone said lifeboat crews silll at sea had some hopes of picking up other survivors. The collision occurred eight inlles off England's northeast coast, near the Anglo-Scottish border port of Berwick. Lifeboats from the Berwick Coast Guard station put out Into rain and wind-tossed waves to hunt for survivors. The Albion, being towed by a tug, was on her way from a shipyard at Jaronr to a drydock at Rosj'th, Scotland, for construction work before being turned over to the Royal Navy. Increase in State Oil Allowables Is Foreseen : EL DORADO, Ark.. Oct. 18. (AP) —An Increase in Arkansas oil production allowables today was believed certain. The State Oil and Gas Commission met here to reconsider a blarii- kel 15 per cent cutback in allow- ables which it ordered last summer. The cutback was ordered after producers reported the market could not absorb all the oil they were producing, Since then, Commission Chairman O. C. Bailey has reported that mar- Se« are heing found. Hie Bel!s r " probably could get excused. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. Oct .18. (AP)—IUSDA)— KDES 500; market active;, JI ajcn. tc-csy. Fire Chief' Roy Head said that *he furn55 apparently filled the SHOT snnd«:y5r durinz the night and •j-hen the windo-a was opened this morning, the fumes filled the siore. Xo dsmaze resulted- Wife t)f Industrialist Dies Under Train Wheels PHILADELPHIA, Oct. IB— IIP)— Mrs. Ruby Burroughs Batt. 62, wife of industrialist William L. Batt, Sr. ! died under the wheels of a Broac i Street subway train yesterday. Witness told police the woman leaped from the platform as the subway train rounded a curve into City Hall station. Before the plunge, the witnesser said, Mrs. Batt removed her fui jacket and shoes, placing them or the platform with her baggage. j Bait, who identified his wife i said he believed his wife fell under j the wheels of the train 1 after suffering a fainting spell. and ' gills steady to strong -arith average Monday; sows steady to 26 highir bulk gcod and choice 1EO-HB ibs 18.25-50; top 18.50; fe^ ISO Ibs do=Ti to 18.00; odd lots 210-325 Ibs H.»1825; 140-170 Ibs 16-SO-1S25; 1CO-130 Ib pigs H 50-16 25; good »« 400 Ibs down 1650-1730; heavier soita 15.00-1600; staes 1150-H.CO. Cattle 6.000..; calves 1,500; Hv early sales good steers steady at 26.00-30.00; odd head choice yearlings to 33.50; these fully steady; Inquiry limited on common and medium steers and butcher yearlings: cows opened steady: cpmmon and ; medium beef types 14.CO-15.2i irxxi , cows to 16.CO; canners and cutters . 1050-U.OO. ' Telephone Rate Increase Granted Oklahoma Utility OKLAHOMA CITV, Oct. 18. (AP) •The Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. will put a permanent r»t« Increase of 15,150,000. granted by the Oklahoma Corporation Commission, nto effect at its next billing date. The com melon's approval came yesterday after' the case had been lending for two years. The Increase was based on 5.25 per cent return on the company's Investment ,the commission said. The company had asked for increased revenues totaling $1,579.866 a year,'based on seven per cent re- um. W. E. Oo.sdln, general manager of Southwestern Bell In Oklahoma, expressed disappointment that the commission granted only part of the request. ' . The increased rate will apply equally to exchanges and tolls. The company has 144 exchanges in Oklahoma. Temporary increases amounting to $3,077,000 have been In. effect since a state supreme court order In July, 1^48. 'I'he temporary increase Is Included in the $5,750,000 figure. Chinese Communists Seize Two More Ports By the Associated Press) Chinese Communists tightened their hold on 2,000 miles of China's coastline today by seizing two more Important ports. Red amphibious troops captured the old Treaty Island port of Ainoy. Pro-Communist newspapers in Hong Koiig said the Communists now control Swatow another big port about 115 miles south of Ainoy. Obituaries Mrs. Ike Goodwin Dies; Rites to Be Tomorrow Services for Mis. Ike Goodwin, termer resident of Blytheville,. will be conducted 'at 2 p.m. tomorrow at Pull Gospel Tabernacle at Lilly and Vine Streets by the Rev. Willlam Slugleterry of Kansas City, Mo., former pastor of the church. Mrs. Goodwin died of a heart attack yesterday afternoon at her home. She was 60. She moved from Blytheville to Memphis about 10 years ago. Survivors include five sons and one daughter. Place of burial has not been decided. • * • Infant is Buried Graveside rites for the infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. K. McClure were conducted at 1:30 this afternoon at the Maple Grove Cemetery, by the Rev'. Roy I. Bagley, pastor of the First Methodist Church In Blytheville. The baby, the only child of Mr. and Mrs. McClure, was dead at birth at the Walls Hospital this morning. .^ The Cobb Funeral Home was In charge of arrangements. Appointment of Woman Ambassador Approved WASHINGTON, Oct. 18. (/P>—The Senate Foreign Relations Committee today approved the nomination of Mrs. Eugenie 'Anderson of Red Wing, Minn., to be 'America's firtt woman ambassador, : President Truman named Mra. Anderson to represent the United States in Denmark. The Senate Is expected to give quick approval. Mrs. Anderson, Democratic Nat- onal Committeewonwn from Minnesota, has been-active In politics for several years. Grant Descendant Dies GRANT DESCENDANT -12 SALEM CENTER, N. Y., Oct.—</i ; —Jerome Chaffee Qrant, 36, ; great-grandson of President Ulysses S. Grant, died yesterday. He served with the Army Air Forces in'Eu- rope during World War II. Hope for Agreement On Farm Bill Remains WASHINGTON, Oct. 1»—(*J_ Senator Elmer Thomas (D-Okla) said today there still is a. chance for' a Senate-House agreement on a farm bill despite a Senate walkout on negotiations last night. Senate conferees, after the first hour of that closed-door talk, reported some progress toward a possible compromise. Several Senate conferees saicj they had tem)x>rarlly abandoned last night's move to Inform .the Senate that an agreement was not possible. DR. ROBERT BARTLETT • Osteopathic Physician • And Surgeon is now located at the CALLAHAN CLINIC Steele, Mo. Office Hours: 9-12 a.m. 1-1 p.m. 7-8 p.m. KEROSENE ond FUEL OIL G.O.PoetzOilCo. Phone 2089 NO OTHER CAR I NAM ERICA SSSS^SSSSS^SSSIS!^^ -ji^ keeps your family safer! CHRYSLER T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. 121 East Main Street DRIVIKO ON A SLIPPERV BpMJi Chrysler gives you mor« positive conlrol of yojr carl Prestomalic Fluid Driva [> th« only »ulo- malic transmission that can't »hift you into wrong ge«f when wheels spin. OOT YOUNOSTEM IN THE CART They're safer when Vou stop suddenly I Chrysler has the first and only Safety Cushion Dash. VISIBILITY «»o OIITSIOEI In rain, tnow or «leet, Chrysler's electrically operated windshield wipers won't slow down or quit like tha' others thai depend on «ngin» power. w»Nt t«s TCACE or mmot See your Chrysiet dealer today for th« ride that proves Chrysler keeps your family Mf«r. From Electric Lighting to ELECTRIC LIVING i On October 2 T st, 70 years ago, Thomas A. Edison invented the * first workable incandescent light. That invention was the beginning of the great Age of Electricity. Fortunately, Edison lived in the United States. Here he found businessmen ready to invest their savings in his ideas and, with their help and money, his inventions were taken out of the laboratory and applied to the services of man. These men worked also to improve Edison's basic idea, and to apply it to hundreds of jobs where electricity saves time, work, money. Out of the brain* and activities of these men, working in a free country, grew th« highest standard of living the world has ever known. In only 70 years, our country has moved from ELECTRIC LIGHT to ELECTRICAL LIVING. Therefore, our' young people today have a still more brilliant future. There are unlimited uses for electricity to be discovered arid developed. Our youth are intelligent and ambitious, and one of them may be another Edison or Sfeinmetz or We'st- inghouse. All he needs is the opportunity to develop his ideas freely and to market his talents as he sees fit. f: Edison once said, "Electricity will have a great part to play, granted only that it can be unfettered, with full opportunity for the largest possible individual initiative and energy." We must guard'that "full opportunity" so that, vyhen another boy with "individual initiative and energy" fathers on idea, he may call upon the resources of our American system of free enterprise to make that idea a reality for all of u*, . ' ... : "• The Arkansas-Missouri'Power Company joins the nation In celebrating the 10th anniversary ol the invention ot the Brst incandescent lamp. W«, who have Inherited the "Torch ot Light," reaffirm our purpose to carry on Edison's ideals ol greater service Vo the public through Electricity—mort power for better living. JAMES HILL, Jr. President Ark-Mo Power

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