The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 10, 1950 · Page 6
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 19M Toll of Floods' Victims Hits 17 Three Midwest States And Canada Suffer Serious Inundations Seventeen persons were dead or missing and more thousands were hoinelp&s today as the mast damaging floods in years swept over three midwest slates. Human misery rose In the flood areas of North Dakota. Minnesota and Nebraska, scores of communities were Isolated as the surging waters from rain-swollen rivers and streams spilled out over thousands of acres of land. Across the border In Southern Manitoba, the flood crisis mounted. The homeless was sonic 15,000, and another 10,000 faced evacuation, All the fatalities wore in Nebraska, One of the worst floods in nearly 50 years struck the southeastern section ol the state yesterday. Seven bodies had been recovered. Hope was abandoned for the olhcr 10 missing persons. Bus Passengers Caught The flash Hoods that hit Southeast Nebraska followed downpours earlier In the week. The waves of water engulfed homes and swept cars from highways. Mo.st of the dead were highway travelers caught by the floortwaters. Seven or eight passengers in Burlington Bus enrouto from Nebraska City to Lincoln were caught in a crushing wave of water on a highway near UuadiUa. Three passengers survived by hanging to trees. Negro Methodists To Hold District Conference Here George W. Barliam, Blythevilte attorney, Is scheduled to give tlic welcome address for the District Methodist conference for Negro churches at 8 tonight at the Bethel A.M.K. Church In Blythevllle. The Negro Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance, in session Monday nt the Carter Temple voted to cooperate with the conference leaders and to send Rev. U D. Davenport, pastor, as representative of the alliance at the welcoming reception. Other representatives will Include Beatrice S. Boyri, Bethel A.M.B. Church; Olllc Ray Sommerall. Enoch Chapel A.M.E. Church; Deacon Banks. Mitchell Chapel M, !!. Church; J. J. Moore. Church of God in Christ; Etta Johnson. St. Paul M. B. Church; A. D. Jackson, Pilgrim nest Baptist Church; and George Hollls, principal of Harrison School. B. N. Ivy will give (he welcome from the brotherhood. The Friday conference will feature an address by A. E. Wiley. Negro home demonstration agent, of Mississippi County, and addresses y Dr. R. H. Alexander of Little lock, president of Shorter College. nd Bishop W. A. Fountain, Atlan- a. Ga.. representing the Arkansas- Oklahoma A.M.E, Diocese. The conference will open at 10 ijn. tomorrow. McMATH Continued from Page 1 which still Is rising. 4) An Increasing balance of economy between Industry and agriculture. 5) Made more progress In education during the past two years than any other state according to the opinion of national educational ex- perls. Still HITC Selling Job "Although we still have a selling job to do for Arkansas," Gov. McMath said, "the advancement of this state is being recognized by the entire United States." In Blytheville, Hie governor continued, the acquisition of natural gas will help to secure Industry and thus aid in achieving and strengthening the balance of economy In Mississippi County. Gov. McMath also staled that every town In Eastern Arkansas that, wants gas will have an opportunity to get it. He added that he was not concerned with which company brought the gas here. On the Mississippi County road situation, Gov. McMath pointed out that construction was proceeding on the Big Lake bridge on Highway 18; that, a contract was ready to be let on widening Highway 18; and that the contract for blacklopping the road from Armorel to Huffman was almost ready. McMnth emphasized that the states must concert their efforts to bait the increasing trend to fedcr- alization by assuming more responsibility and upholding st-ntes rights. Building Medical Units For example, the governor said, Arkansas is now building 33 new hospital units to provide Its citizens with an acceptable health program. Also, a huge medical center now is being planned as a focal point for the state medical program. This center would enable Arkansas to expand its training program thus providing more needed doctors and nurses. "If enough states assume this responsibility." Gov. McMath suggested, "the increasing demand for a socialized health program would fall by the wayside. "This would aid the economy of the nation," the governor explained, "as It would help free the federal government from rmich of its responsibility and thus release more money for the problems of stemming communism, national defense, and waping the cold war." Oov. McMath was introduced oy Jack Finley Robinson at the Blytheville mccling. In Dell, he was introduced by the Rev. E. H. Hall, who presided over the meeting there. Mayor D. D. Flippcn of Del] introduced the governor at the high school. The Dell High School band played prior to the governor's last talk. He was scheduled lo retur to Little Rock this morning. iqestible< all-vgqetable, The State Financial Responsibility LAW . Is Very Strict! Hefore you have an accident, call 3301 for automobile Insurance prolcction. For small premium, \vc include ?10,000 Personal Liability. W. M. BURNS Insurance Agency "allege Choral Group ct BHS Members ot the Mississippi Southern Colleee vasrjer choir were scheduled to arrive aL the Blythe- Ille High School at 3:30 p.m. toilny everal hours bclore their 8 p.m. "oncert at the Blytheville High chool Auditorium. The concert In Blytheville is a art of (he 10th annual four of the lattiesburg, ML c .s., campus gorup. The mothers of the Blylhovitlo Ugh School Glee Club will serve Inner for the visiting group nt the First Baptist Church, and following he concert a drop-in for the stu- ents will lie held at the home of Mrs. J. G. Trieichmann, 607 West Valnut. Joan Trie.schmann, -elnughter of rlr. and Mrs. J. G. Trieschmann, Is i member of the nine first soprano roices and one of the featured solo- sts. With the choir, directed by Frank $6 Million Blaze Ruins Mill Town 1,500 Left Homeless In Second Canadian Fire in Four Days CABANO, Que,, May 9. CAP) — Half of th!s little Canadian lumber town wrs a fire-blackened ruin today antt 1.500 residents were homeless following a fire set off yesterday by spaite from » planing mill. Damage was estimated at $6,000,000 The blaze was brought under control at nightfall after it had raged for more than six hours. No casualties were reported. Fifty-seven soldiers from the Royal 22nd Regiment with fixed bayonets guarded the town from looter.s. Possessions of burned-out residents were piled up in streets that escaped the wind-whipped flames. Mo.st of Cabano's small lumber industry and business section were destroyed. ' More than 100 homes also were gone. From across the U.S. border, the Maine Public Service Company furnished emergency electricity to the town. Arrangements for the power hookup were made by two amateur radio operators using their own short wave equipment after telephone seiTice was disrupter!. The Cabano fire was the second such disastrous blnze in Quebec within four days. At Rimouskl, 50 mile. 1 ; north nf C!>bano, n $20,000.030 fire devastated a third of the city over the weekend. Earl Marsh, Jr., a five piece string ensemble is to be featured. The students are makin? the tour in two special buses and will leave Blytheville early tomorrow morn- Ing for a I p.m. concert tomorrow at Boonevllle, Miss. States Righters Pledge Big Fight JACKSON, Miss., May 10. Wt— Slates Rights leaders pledged today an all-out, two-year fight to slifln President Truman's Fair Deal program. They approved such a stand for submission this afternoon to the . clmB» cD , cc l«ncLler • 6UI facea . - - P ^ lu bn - CORROSIVE ACTION ! Protecls against the main cauae of wear on pistons and cylinder walls. EMJ ANTI-ACID ACTION ! Guards against the damaging effect of acids on fine bearing surfaces. ACTION! Helps prevent power-robbing sludge and varnish. Helps save gasoline. lULTRA-HI&H STABILITY! Helps maintain constant level of oil viscosity under all driving conditions. PHILLIPS 66 PREMIUM MOTOR OIL t Listen to the Ren Allen Show ETMT I'ridaj Nighl over C.B.S. > p.m. C.S.T. CtEAN Oil CIC k N S BETIER ... CHANGE EVERV 1000 MIIESI / Ar !™rel Honor Students Are Named Gwen Harrison Salutaloriun llclfy I'emimgtoir Webster V.ilecllctorlin Honor students for the 1050 Ar- Is scheduled to visit New Orleans lorel graduating class will be Betty and other points on the Qulf Coast cnnlngton Webster and Owen They arc to be accompanied by Mr' ; °"' t "" ' '""" '" and Mrs. Nichols and Jerry Haley] instrnctoi of social science. Seniors are Mary E. Capps. Mary arrisoiij according to an announce- ie:it today by Superintendent B r. Nichols. Activities for the 16 graduates ill start Sunday when the I?ev. E Hall, pastor of the Dell Methodist Medical Society Schedules Meet plans for the meeting of the First Councilor District Medical Society as guest or th« Mississippi County Medical Society on May 23 were outlined last night at a meeting of the county group at the Hotel Noble. - . . . The committees to plan for the district conference include: program committee—Dr. Bldon Falrlcy of Wilson, Dr. L. D. Mussey of Osceola, Dr. W. T. Rainwater and Dr. B. F. Scott of Blylheville; entertainment committee—Dr. J. E. Bensley of Blytheville, Dr. Julian Fairley of Kciser and Dr. F. E.- Utley of Blytheville. The district includes Clay, Crit- Undcn, Greene, Lawrence, Craighead, Mississippi, Poinsett and Randolph Counties. Dr. P. E. Utley of Blytheville is president of Ilie district group, and Dr. Eldon Falrley Is president of the Mississippi County Medical Society. SCHOOL Continued from Paee 1 Bunch, pat Burks, and Allen Bush. James L. Cassidy, Fred R. child, Jr., Robert crafton, j. D. Daniels. Donald Deskin, Robert James Don- Kemors are Mary E. Capps Mary 1Jl)1J " 111 uesMn, itoucn james uon- K. Dyer. Mary S. Morris, Mnry L ner - u '' b Edwards. Harry Frltelus. Kester, BeKc L. Moore, Betty L p Jl '- Jl'"iny Garner. E. B. Gee, Jr., .. j Webster. Owen B, Harrison nobble Bcmiic E!lis Gentry, James Gentry, liurch gives the baccalaureate ser- j M. Webb. Jane Ruth Odom Rowena Cal G<*sett, Max Gurley, n a n ion. Graduation exercises will be j Hardesty, Knthryn Kester, Virginia Harmon, Glenn Hill, Harry Hodges, onducted on May 18 Dean H. I Hardesty. Murrcl Page. William 1/>uls Jeilfcills . Buddy Jo Kesler. Vhiteside, stale supervisor of edu- j Lott. Francis White, and Kennith I Bob Klrshncr. Bobby Koonce, Ira ation. will Eive the commpiirpnumf ! rii^L-i-^n Knnnre MitiAi- r.tlli/ uno/M- T ,nv, itlon, will give the commencementDickson. d <!r es5 ' . „ I Kenni'th Dlchson is president of The seniors will leave May 22'tori Uie cln.ss and Owen Harrison is le annual senior Irlp. The group! secretary. :]ird annual National States Rights leeting. Resolullons endorsed last night by he executive committee rake what terms the "Truman . Welfare Stale" and advocate a South-wide rebellion against it. Delegates for todays meeting are uuuaiu aiuue. rraiiK wagner .10- expected from 14 states including : seph Belluomlnl, and Murray God • several thousand Misslssippians. I win. Koonce, Minor Lilly, Roger 'utm and Larry Lutz. Gary Mason. Billy Mick, Charles Mlddlcton, Bob Murphy. Paul McDaniel, Roland Oxford, Dwain Painter. James Parrish, Jimmy Reiiimiller, Howard Robinson, Eugene Shanks, Charles Stephens, Donald Stone. Frank wagner, Jo COUNCIL Continued fiom Page 1 good faith. j A petition of 24 signatures was presented by those objecting, with Buford Martin heading the petition. Attorney Evrard also Hied a petition lor consideration of the council, asking thftt the part of FYmr- teenth Street north of Main street be abandoned due to the fact that it is not being iwed by the general public. A hearing will be held on Ihc matter within 30 days In order that any objectors may have a chance to protest the action. The petition was presented in behalf of I,. D. Chamblin and E. R, Jackson. Revenue Total $9,3'3.7< Aldermen ako received the monthly operating statement last night which showed the city's revenues during April totaled $9.313.74 while expenditures were listed at 5169S0.99. As of April 30. there wns $3,785.62 in the Kcneral fund, $6,168.22 In the street fund and 51,597.07 in the parking meter fund. Accounts payable totaled $4,350.37. April revenues were lopped by sanitation receipts at $3,15400 and parking meter receipts with $1/753.- CO. Oilier revenues Included police and county lines, $1,557.50; county mlllagc. S615.09; privilege license fees. $567.50; vehicle licenses, S530.- 30; and engineering department receipts, S422.75. Department expenditures include the following: Street, $5,60192: Pa- iice, $2.095,43; Sanitation, $3,145.05; Fire, 51,591.18; general and administrative. $2,101.59; and bond interest, $6CO. The Municipal Airport operating statement showed revenues, entirely from rentals, of $1,173.25 while expenditures were Si.273.25. Of the latter, S3,154.75 was paid out in sal- Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, n., May 10. (IP>— (USDA)—Hogs 10,500; mostly .25 lower than Tuesday's average; fnirly active; good and cholc* 180-240 Ibs 19.00-19.25; mostly Ig.lo lip; top 19.25; odd lots 250-300 Ibs 18.25-18.90; lew 19.00; 140-170 lb» ltJ.75-18.15: 100-130 Ibs 13.00-18.25; sows 400 Ibs down 15.75-16.75; 410500 Ibs 14.75-15.50; heavier weight* 13.15-14.25; Blags 10.00-12.00. 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