The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 12, 1950 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 12, 1950
Page 14
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PAGfi KOUKTKtfiN .(AKK.) CUUKltK MAY 12, 1960 Blytheviile's CAP Unit Completes Paper Work; Given Second Plane Organization for the BlythcvilJe Squadron of the Civil Air Patrol waa completed last night at a meeting at Hangar Number FYiur, squadron headquarters, at the BJytheville Municipal AJrport, Senior members of the squad-* — ron filled out Information cards In order that the records could, be completed. Those not at the meet- ; ing lost night were asked to contact Mrs. L. T. Posey, Jr., at the T. P. Reeves Cotton Company, to complete their records. Blythcvlllc Is Ahead It was pointed out last night that the Blytheville Squadron was operating ahead of group headquarters at Jonesboro and wing headquarters in Little Rock because of the'speed with which the squadron met Its enlistment allotment. Ten cadets at the meeting lost night, and it was announced that the cadet program, which is to have an enlistment of about 100 boys, will consist of theory courses in high school and applied courses at the airport, under the suj>crvi- sion of the senior squadron members. The instruction will include flying with senior members, firing on the pistol range, radio operation, and aircrnft repair work. Cadets to Represent City The Blytheville squadron has been assigned a 20-cadct allotment for the CAP Cadet Training to be conducted nt Tinker Field, near Oklahoma City, okla., In August. Cadets to represent the BJytheville Squadron will be chosen on the merit basis. It also was announced last nipht that- the squadron was to receive another aircraft, an L-4 Cub, making a second plane available to squadron members. Capt. Charles G. Bittner, acting as commander in Hie absence of R. w. Nichols, appointed Sam Macre as chairman of a committee to plan a CAP "get-acquainted" dance June la. Committee members arc Ernest Halsell, W. R. Crawford, E. R. Dickinson, and George Spaeth. Rain Spoils Boy Scout Circus Day Boy Scout Circus Day has been postponed. The event for all Scouts of the Eastern Arkansas Area Council was to be staged tonight In Forrest City. However, W. H. Bohannlng, Boy Scout field executive, reported today, unrelenting rains In Forrest City have caused postponement. He said the clrcas possibly will not. lie held until Fall. Share A-Bomb? Apparently Not WASHINGTON, May 12. (/P)— Talk of sharing the atomic bomb with America's North Atlantic allies brought this hot reaction from Congress: Not a chance! Among the men who would have to pass a law permitting such a move, there was consternation at the mere knowledge that the subject has been discussed by military officials in a preliminary way, even without 'approaching decisions or recommendations. Senators and House members. Democrats and Republicans, cried out against letting any A-bombs get out of American hands. West Germany's No. 2 Red Fired FRANKFURT. Germany. May 12. I/I") — West Germany's Communist Party disclosed totlay It had expelled its No. Two leader. Kllrt Mueller, as an "enemy agent" for a foreign power. The foreign power was not Identified, but Party Chairman Max Relmann bitterly assailed the United States at the special secret party meeting which ousted Mueller. Mueller, a deputy in the West German parliament (Bundestag), resigned his parliamentary seat yesterday. His resignation letter said he was quitting for "personal reasons," Subsequently, he was not available for comment. A Communist Parly statement Indicated thai Mueller was susncclcd of "Titolsm"—Communism Indencn- denl of Moscow—as well as collaboration with the West. Britain Salutes King LONDON. May 12. </F|—Brltall observed today the I3th anniversarj of the coronation of King Georgi VI. A 52-gun salute was fired from the tower of London in comtncm oration of the occasion. Osceolo to Start Clean-Up, Fix-Up Week on May 15 Osceola's C!ean-Up, Palni-Up, Fix- Jp Week will begin May 15, Charles olliff, manager of the Osceola Chamber of Commerce, has an- \ounced. City departments, civic club? whools and merchants will be called i n to take part in the affair. V. Q. Mann has been named hairman of the program of v,-oik. Olhcr leaders in the project in- liide Mrs. Ted Woods, Dr. Joe luglies, James Hyatt, Fred Smith Irs. Harry Driver, Mrs. Jolin white. )an Reid, I). S. Lancy, W. W. Pre- vilt, Raymond Cartwrlght. Harry linton, Dr. George Cone, Ralph WM- ot), D. V. Malloch, R. W. Ocld- iech, Wirt Steed, Tim Bowles. Dr. C. M. Harwell and Oene Butler. The proRram will open Monday ith a kickoff meeting at 3:30 at he court house. Mayor Ben V. Butler and Ihe Osceola band win 2 on hand. The Chamber of Commerce to stig- esting that citizens devote al'.tt:- lon during the week to spraying vith DDT, cleaning vacant lots and rimming hedges and Brass. Thursday has been designate! as ood handlers day. Restaurant op- rators arc to check employes for icalth certificates. Trash placed In front, of homes will be collected next Friday and n-spoclion tours will be made the ollowing day. Obituaries 142-Pound Baby — Calf DURAND. Mich.. May 12. (/Pi— A guernsey cow here is the pronrl mother of a calf that weighed 14211 pounds at birth. The owner, R. p. Smith, thinks that's some kin a a heavyweight record. Dairy experts at Michigan Stale College said the weight was about douhle the average for the breed. McGhee Rites To beheld Here Saturday Funeral services fur Mrs. TJertha Kate McGhee. 03. wife of the late Z. M. McGhee, will be conducted at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Lake Street Methodist Church by the Rev. Lln- xa Harrison, pastor, and the Rev. Lee Anderson, pastor of the Cosnell Methodist Church, and assisted by the Rev. R. G. Shultz, pastor of the Nazarcne Church. Mrs. McGhee, who had been a resident here for the past 27 years, (lied at her home on Franklin Street al 0 p.m. yesterday after a short illness. She was born Jan. 16. 1887, in Chester, Miss., and was the daugh- ler of the late Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Buck of Chester. She was married to Mr. McGhee In 1910. He farmed in this area until his death Nov 20, 1U4G. Mrs. McGhee Is survived by two rms, Cliiude McGhee of Dexter, VIo., and Marvin McGhee of Tulsa. Okla,: three step-children. Miss Elizabeth McGhee of Blythevillc, M. W. McGhee of E?scx. Mo,, and James J. McGhee of New Iberia. La. Other survivors include a brother, M. L. Buck of Ken-ville. Tex., seven sisters. Mrs. II. G. Mansfield of Memphis, Tcnn.. Mrs. S. L. Wilson of McriKOld. Miss., Mrs. Clad Hunt ind Mrs. J. M. Ward of Ackerman Miss.. Mrs. J. T. Tims of Havana Cuba, and Mrs. Willard Collier and Mrs. Annie Lee Suggs of Chester; seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Burial will be in the Memorial Park Cemetery under the directioi of Holt Funeral Home. Health Programs In Two Missco Schools Near End General public health programs h< hoth Manila and U'achvlll; schools are near completion, Mi3. Annabel rill. North Mississippi County health nurse, reported today. During the past several months nurses and teachers have been screening and observing the students as a part of the program. Visual and audio-screening U'sts have indicated need for medical nre In several cases, and both vis- nl and hearing defects have benn orrected. Two children are being rovided with hearing aids and otn- rs have been fitted for glasses. A total of 152 smallpox vacillations and 524 typhoid shots have cen given at Lenchvllle, with 32 mallpox vaccinations'" at Br i chool in the Manila District, A ot;il of 450 grade school children •ere tuberculin tested. As a part of the health program workers in the lunchrooms were cquired to have health certificates howing x-rays, smallpox, stool cul- ure, typhoid, and Wasserman tests Lie, Vishinsky Talk MOSCOW, May 12. f/P)—United Nations Secretary-General Trygvc Lie conferred for an hour and half today with Soviet Fcrcig Minister Andrei Y. Vishinsky. ft was his first conference with a Soviet government leader since his arrival here yesterday on his mission to try to bridge the differences between the east and wes in the cold war and preserve the U. N. 'Recreation' Courses Ruled Out for Veterans WASHINGTON. May 12. M')— G. students boning up on dancing, per .tonality development and bar tend lug under the veterans vocatlonn training program may have t change courses. A ban on such "recreational an avocational" subjects—unless a can -show he needs the knowledge t make a livinjr—was included in bill passed yesterday by the Housi 'ineapples Ousted Loses More Ground —Phone Calls in Hew York Now 10 Cents NEW YORK, May 12. (/R_The nickel took another nosedive after a statewide rate revision granted to the New York telephone company. Starting next Jan. 1, the Public Service Commission ruled, New York staters will feed dimes into phone boxes Instead of five-cent pieces for local calls. 6-Year-Old Girl Killed Watching Baseball Game AKRON, O,, May 12. M')—Playing catcher In a neighborhood baseball game, Lynda Faye Brewer, 6, stepped too close to the plate. Robert (Bucky) Boswcll, 12, swung at a pitch; The bat struck Lynda al the base of the neck. She died. Lynda's mother, Mrs. Elsie Brewer, 29. and two brothers, Maxin, 9 and Leslie, 5, saw it happen. "It could have been me thai swung the bat," said Mrs. Brewer SINGAPORE, May 12. (IF,— The government today made the carry- ng of hand grenades In Singa- x>re and Malaya punishable by 1 iealh. In the last few weeks, three I grenades have been throw In Slnga- | jore—one of them at Governor Sir i •'ranklin Gimson. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. 111.. May 12. M>>— (USDA)— Hogs 10.500; active; weights 180 IDS up 25 to 40 higher than average Thursday: lighter weights 25 to 50 higher; sows 25 higher; bulk good and choice 180-2-SO Ihs ID.50-75; top 10.T5; 250270 Ibs 19.00-50; otlrl lots 270-300 Ibs 18.25-19.00: MO-170 Ibs 17.50-10.50: 100-i:)0 Ibs 13.75-17.00; sows 400 Ibs down 1(1.00-75; 410500 Ibs 15.00-75; heavier weights down to 13.75; mostly 14.00 up; stags 10.00-12.00. Catlle 400; calves 600; qcid lots and Individual butcher heifers and steers about steady; mostly medium to food at 25.00-27.50; cows slow; few deals about steady at Thursday's late decline but all buying interest exerting pressure; few good cows 21.00-22.00; common and medium nrol'id 19.00-20.50; canners and cutters 15.00-18.50. Influenza Cases Decline WASHINGTON. May 12. liV}— A further decline In the number of cases or influenza was reported today by the Public Health Service. The agency said there were only 3,339 new cases last week as compared to 5,5^S in the previous week. In the first 18 weeks of this year, 233.810 cnses of 'flu have been reported. Genuine Kentucky SOUR MASH for TRUE BOURBON FLAVOR BONDED 100 PROOF MODEL SDF-849 V Now You Can Buy Thi* Norge on EASY TERMS Big S-cubic-footNorpcwith giani safely-scaled side freezer. Ample storage space in all food storage zones 10 meet a hrj;c family's needs. 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WALLS 924 East Main CERTIFIED TERMITE SERVICE H. C. Walls Phone 3792 Springs Woman Dies of Wreck Injuries TEXARKANA, Ark., May 12. (IP,— Mrs. Mary Lcfevers, Hot Springs, Ark., died in a hopsital yesterday of njuries suffered In > highway accident. Arkansas State Trooper Charles Corzine said Mrs. Lefevers was a passenger in a truck driven by her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Ed Let- evers. Magnolia, Ark. The truck collided with an automobile occupied by Harvey E. Martin, Texarkana, Th mishap occurred on U. a. Highway 11. RADIO REPAIR The Only Bonded Repair Service in Blytheville— Every Joh Guaranteed. TV Experts Piano Tuning And Repair Pianos—New and Used Music Instruments Supplies and Repairs. Everything In Music Sheet Music—Records— Sound Equipment—-^ Recordings 'i*^ BROOKS MUSIC STORE 107 E. 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