The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 8, 1950 · Page 14
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KOUK'i'KKN World News Briefs- By th< Associated Press WASHINGTON.—Senator Fland- «rs (H-Vt) nskert t!ie Senate today lo bar further public hearings on Senator McCarthy's charges of Communist Infiltration of the State Department. BEKL1N.—A German Communist leader boasleil today that if the Western powers went to war With Russil Ilicy would be "beaten worse than Hitler was at Stalingrad and Berlin." The declaration was made by Hans Da Mem, 3 member of the Socialist Unity (Communist) 1'ar- *y of the ftussiun zone. PARIS.—U. S. Secretary of State Acheson began a round of Cold War talks today on French pleas for speedy American assistance against Communism in Indochina. In return, diplomatic sources said, the United States wants a guarantee of genuine independence for the Indo- Chinese. DETROIT.—The CIO United Auto-Workers Union In sharpen- in? a strike Ihreal against (lie last big target in ifs "fourth round" pension and wage hike drive. The Chrysler strike was hardly- over when the DAW threatened Sunday to cancel its contract with General Motors Corn;, unless "progress" is sho«-n in bargaining talks. Club Renews Plea For Contributions To Aid 'Boysvilie' The Blyihcvjllc Woman's Clu has only Oils week left, In which V complete jls "Mother's Day Girt tc Boysvlllc" project and $850 remain, to bo raised, Mrs. Homer Wilson c)iauma;i of the project, said lo day. The camjMgin. aimed at raising SI.000 by this Sunday, u being staged to obtain funds to help operate Boysvlllc, Ark., a. liome for youngsters interned after Boys Town Nebr. BlytlievDle residents have been asked by the Woman's club to contribute one cent for each year of their mothers' age. To date, t!50 has been collected. Mrs. Wilson said contributions may be sent her at 201 West Ash She said the $1,000 the club hones to raise would provide for two boys at Boysville this year. WASHINGTON.—The presidents of two eastern railroads urged Congress today to approve a bill which would outlaw rail strikes. COTTON WEEK Continued from Page I accompaniment was provided by Mrs. R. A. Berryman. Before her arrival here, Miss McGee, whose home is In Spartanbun* S.C., visited Wilson and Osceola. In Wilson, she was greeted by Cotton Carnival King B. E. L. Wilson. III. There she attended a dress contest] featuring home-made cotton garments, and n cotton quiz program 500 at Wilson Because of Ihe inclement weather, the Wilson program was moved Indoors and held in the Wilson Theater, which was packed by an estimated 500 to 600 persons. In Osceola. the Maid of Cotton and King Wilson were erected by Osceola's Cotton King Godfrey L. White and Cotton Queen Peggy Jane Driver and Harold Ohlendorf president of the county Farm Bureau. The welcome ceremonies were held in the Mississippi County Library there. Saturday also was "Trade Day" wi both Manila and Luxora. Miss McGee was escorted into Blytheville by a sound truck, two State Police cars, and cars bearing the Blytheville delegation that greeted her. En route to the Legion Auditorium, Miss McGee stopped in downtown Blytheville to Inspect Cotton Week window displays at the Ed- ylil Shoppe, Miss Whittsitt's Shop, Barney's Friendly Shoe Store and Hays store. The first three were winners in the window decoration contest. Cotton Maid Greeted Greeting Miss McGee on her arrival in Blytheville were Charles Moore, president 01 ttle Jaycees- James Deal, chairman ot Cotton Week in Blytheville; Worth Holder manager of the Chamber of Commerce; Jimmie Edwards, chairman or the chamber's Retail Merchants Division; and Alvin Huffman Jr president of the Charncr of Commerce. Mr. Ohlendorf accompanied Miss McGee to Blytheville and was on .hand for the style show. t All were introduced at the style show, including these others- Miss Bess Green or Memphis. Miss McGee's traveling companion- R F. Mabry and Bill Foreman ~f the National Cotton Council in Memphis; Harry A. Haines, assistant publisher of the Courier News, and Mr Hu°h- C5. Huffman Gives Greeting Prior to the style show, Mr. Police Investigate Theft of Whiskey Theft of 18 bottles of Jiquor f,. 0 ;n the H. T. Lewis Liquor Store 400 West Ash. today is being investigated by City Police after burglars entered the store by sma-shliie; a front door glass late Saturday night. ' Twclre pints, three fifths and six half-pints have been listed ns definitely missing by the store on-n- cr. Moore welcomed u, e spectators on behalf of the Jaycecs and Miss Mc- Oee spoke briefly on her travels here ami abroad as cotton's ambassadress. She related her now well-known "PM" story-about the time she was Introduced to Princess Margaret Rose In London, only to meet her again a short time later and ask: "Now what was your name?" Mr. Huffman, who spoke in the absence of Mayor Doyle Henderson who was out of town, welcomed the Maid of Cotton and other guests In his talk, Mr. Huffman stressed that the "true value of the mephasls on coital week" !ay In calling attention to (he "opportunity to help ourselves and solve our own problems on the community level." Security cannot be guaranteed by legislation,.he said, and Americans are entitled only t 0 the opportunity to earn a living. Awards to winners In the window decorating contest were presented before the style show by Mr Deal Barney cockrel), and his son, Barney, Jr., owner of Barney's Friendly Shoe Store, were presented a silver cup and $25 for first place. The $15 second place award went to The Bdythe Shoppe and the $10 third- place prize was accepted by Mrs. Ray Harrison on behalf of Miss Whitsitfs Shop. The following model., displayed the Maid of cotton wardrobe during the styre show: ' Mrs. Jack CiiamMin, Miss Suzy Taylor, Miss Billc Frances demons Jlra. Rube Boyce. Mrs. If. E. Towlcs' Miss Mary Louise Ashmore, Miss Betty Lnyson, Mrs Whitney Morgan, Miss Jean Sherwood, Miss Barbara Donner, AIR. Rube Carson. Mrs. Francis Cammlll, MLss Bobbie Jean Byrd, Miss Gladys Phillips and Miss Christine Dobb's Loeol Architect Attends Meeting 0. S. Branson, Blythevillc aTclil- tcct, left yesterday to attend >neet- ings of the American Institute of Architects and National Council of Architectural Registration Boards In Washington, D. c. Mr. Branson Is .-.ate president of the National Council of Architectural Kegislratlon Boards and Is also president, of the Arkansas chapter of the American Institut o( Architects. Mrs. Brandon w accompany him to Washington The meeting is to lost one wee and will be attended by architcc from over the United States. Forgery Hearing Is Continued Hearing on a forgery and utter ng charge was continued In Mm elpal Court today when wltnesse failed lo appear In connection wit a check altering case. Opal Knapp Is charged wit changing a check on the Bank o furtoman (Ark.) from $265 t 200.00 and passing jt to Mont lomery Ward here In payment o bill and receiving the cash bal nee. Luther Mlddlcton and Georg Robinson forfeited bonds of $462 n charge of driving while unite he influence of liquor when the ailed to appear in court. (AKK.) (JULUUfcK SCHOOL BAPTIST Continued from page l Despite a Meady downpour tfi ceremonies were conducted as i part of Ihe worship program yes terdny morning. Pictured are: (left to right) c. S White, minister of music and education; Ihe Rev. B. C. Brown pastor; Alvin Huffman, Jr., chairmai fit the building committee' Mrs Jessie Reeder .a charter member who received the momentos to be placed in the cornerstone from Mr Huffman and placed them In [he opening to be scaled into the build- in'!; Johnny White and Ben Mack White, representing Ben Wlilte and Sons, contractors. The cornerstone shows the church to date back to 1B89. its history was included among the mo- mentos. Inscription had been completed but is to contain: "For other foundations can no man lay than thai Is laid, which Is Jesus Christ" I Cor. 3:15. Church officials said today it h hoped the building will be ready for occupancy by the middle ot !051 it has been-under construction siiice Ihe June. 1949. The Rev. E. C. Brown read greeting.'; from Governor Hid McMatlr Mayor Doyle Kcnder.wn; a.^ocla- Monal, state and southern Baptist Convention officials, during his -er- mon, "Building On a Divine Foundation." which preceded the ceremonies. Gets New Ambulance The fifth In a fleet of ambulances Witt added to the Cobb Funeral Home thi.s week, acccrdin? to an announcement received today from W. H. Stovall. Mr.'Stovall returned late Inst week from Pickwny Ohio with the addition to the ambulance Ilect Continued from Pago i present high school, also will include IS classrooms, offices for school officials and teachers' lounges. A music room and a "little theater" room arc tentatively Included in the plans and will depend on construction costs. Auditorium In Hold 1,000 A cafeteria and kitchen have been dropped from tlic earlier plans. The main section of the building will be a combined one and two- siory structure. Pour of the classrooms will be located in the second- siory portion. The. auditorium will be of two-story hciglit. The audltoiium will have a scat- Ing rapacity of 750 on the main floor and a balcony capable of seat- iiii! an additional 250 persons, according to plans completed recently by U. S. Branson of Dlythevillc architect for the new school. Bids for construction of the bull- iing will be accepted until 2 p in May 24 in the office of School' Superintendent w. B. Nicholson at the high school. To Read Illih "Immediately thereafter, all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in a room set aside for the purpose at the high school ' cording to a notice to bidders published Saturday. Site pf (he school extends from :he north border of the present hieh school campus to the Cotton Bcli tracks and is bordered on the eiil by Eighth Street and on the west by Tenth street. Plans for future expansion of the building include extension of the wings and construction of another classroom section Joining them. A icld house also Is included in pi ans r or /uturc expansion. Each classroom is to |n c i ude built-in bookshelves and teacher's wker. Floors will be of asphalt tile except in toilets, which w m have lie foors. Corridors will Include 600 "e t " '° Ckers alld wi " have glazed To Act'oinotlale fioo Bi-lateral lighting construction •ill be used in the cast wing and brary section Fluorescent lighting HI be used throughout the build? ig. Plans call for a buzzer sys- ",H *f r ; RCid ™ Id il ls h °Ped the Inter-communication sys- em at™ may be Installed To be of fire-proof construction he new building will accomodate 00 or more studenls .Letting of contracts for the white igh school will mark one of the st steps In a school expansion nd improvement program that be- in two years ago. Since early last year, a total of 102,820.82 has been spent on c on™ t ' t .' on ° r " "ew Negro hi»h choc-i a " *""" to lan & e Hoilll Issue Sflllt The $150.000 bond Issue that pro- ded funds ror the school hnprove- lent program iva, 5 approved at the miml school election Sept 27 194 On NOV. 22 last year, the' i»i as sold to three bond firms on Obituaries Our Telephone Number 4438 Shelton Motor Co. Relax Tense Nerves...and be HAPPY! pr *% WE BUY AND SELL USED & NEW FURNITURE PHONE 2112 SHOE REPAIRING SAVES MONEY! Prompt Service Expert Workmanship QUBLITY SHOC SHOf , 121 W MO l N ST E~V «**> f ?ft "*& M tit' ^ ^-'A. i£*Ui^> ^&,t Don't be cranky and irritable with low blood count and non- organic anemia — call for S.S.S. Tonic Your jerky nerves and cranky disposition- llial run-clown, draggcd-oul, tired fecling-nmy be the result of starved, weak blood. Why mil »P with il. any longer? Get back your old energy and pep. SUirt feeling bcltcr-and looking teller! Help yourself to radianl happiness. Gel famous S.S.S. Tonic. Take .in np ,, R . tiding portion before meals. H works wonders for the blood-builds up low blood strenrlh in men, women, and children who have non organic simple or nutritional anemia. KfM/t^o" 8 P leas --"'<-teslmg S.S.S. May. MILLIONS OF BOTTLES SOLD! Bui be ware of unilations-accept only genuine SSS Ionic, the established family favorite for over n y j Cars ' Ask for aS - S ' '" lh ? b 'K rcd !»*• At all drug stores. Family size, 52.00; regular sizc t 51.25. \for the BLOOD APPETITE - STOMACH helps 6nfM STURDY HEALTH ACTORS' TESTS PROVE Holland Resident Succumbs at Home W. E. Edwards, 80 year old resident of Holland. Mo,, died at his home at 6 a.m. today and funeral .services aic expected to be con ducted Wednesday at the Church of Christ In Holland. Survivors include his wife, Mrs Mary Edwards: three sons Oliver Edwards o( New York, Cleveland Edwards of ffofland and Alvin Edwards of reach Orchard, Mo • and three daiehlcrs Mrs. Nakeemus Hall of Richmond. Calif., Mrs la- vada Normi of Holland, Mrs Marv Virginia rforrid of Steele, Mo and Mrs. Johc Capaoma of Galvostrm. The Hrll Funeral Home- of Bly- thcville t> in charge of arrange ments. ° • • • Mrs. M. Strunk Dies at Gosnel) Pinicnl servcies for Mrs. Mm- nej,otn Etrunk, 34, will be conducted omt lov bid that offered a premium of !037.41 and a net average interest rate of 2.59 per cent To operate the school system and pay principal and Interest on this Ixmd'd indebtedness, the voters In the 19'9 general election approved a 30-nlll tax levy to replace the previous ievy of 18 mills, only a net increiso of two mills resulted however, because most taxpayers' had been paying a 10-mill voluntary levy whlih was discontinued when the io-niil levy was approved JAYCEES Continued from to Ike public. Mr McKhmey served as nresi dent o( Ihe Tennessee Jaycees from 1548 lo 1949. As state president h visited Ihe 1948 National Cottoi Picking contest here. Last year, Mr. McKInney wol the Jaycce Distinguished Servic. Award, given annually to the out standing member of the Memphis Junior chamber of Commerce He also Is a member of the Memphis Civic nescarch Committee. Take Over Tonight Master of Ceremonies for the In- Wsdncsday at, Cleveland okla where her body Is to be taken "for burl?.. Mrs. Strunk died Saturday afternoon at the home of a daughter Mrs. Aide Keeling of GosneJl wit!whom she had made her home foi the past ten years. Her home wa> previously in Oklahoma. • Other survivors include: two daughters. Mrs. R. M. varbro of St Joseph, Ark., and Mrs. jack Terrell of Natchez. Wash.; four sons John Strnnk of Wichita, Kalis James Strunk of Lp.kin, Ka ns' Quenton Strunk ot Cantralia til and Biiirtetle Strunk of o'ilton Okia.. and 3 brother, j. C . Newport of LequJre, okla. Holt Funeral Home o f Blytheville Is In charge of arrangements. alallatlon banquet wlU b« William H. wyatt. Although their formal Installation Is scheduled for Friday, the • new Jaycee officers will assume their duties gI a meeting at 7:45 tonight Housework Easy Without NaggingBackache AJ m eel older, ,tr,,, tail alrain. n,<. r . "i;. rt ^,S," 1 ^rfe 0 L?ff," 1 f rn ' to M™. j,i, „,»>. i f , d ™ r , n fSkT£',r;: plain (f naiTKini; tjncknclie, loss nf j>ei> nn j ricrft. hciKlachu and rliisiTieas Cettini: Jin mihts .,r fr,ii)ucnl luuaain* m«>- result from Minor bhildcr Irritation* due to eoU. rlammoi or dietary Indiscretion,. Livestock . NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, II] Aiay 8. IJJ'l— <USDA>—Hogs 15000'' aclke, 25 to 50 higher than Friday's average; weights 180 Ibs up largely 35 to 50 up; good and choice 180-210 ll>s 19.00-25; largely ig 10 up; top 1D.35 for few lots- heavier wcliihts scarce; few 250-310 Ibs 18.00-18.00; MO-170 Ibs 1700-2900' 100-130 Ib pigs 13.25-16.50; good and choke sows 400 Ibs down 15 75 down 10.50; 410-500 Ibs 14.50-15.50 "° WS d ° Wn *" 13 ' 76: Cattle 4000; calves HOO; opening MONDAY, MAY g, 1950 • • trade slow; generally »ctlv», unevenly higher; heifers and mixed yearlings In lalrly liberal supplyi opening fully steady to xtrong; common to high medium 2S.OO-2«.00; »p- proxlinately 12 per cent of total supply cows; oiwniiiK trade fully steady; good cows around 21.00-50; common and medium 19.00-20.00- canncrs »nd cutters 15.00-18.50. GIVE CHILDREN TASTY SYRUP OF BLACK- DRAUGHT WONDURFUL. ll'» KO e*j to ft I children to tik Syrup of Black-Draurh for It ha.t a «w**t, «pj c isele. 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