The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 16, 1950 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 16, 1950
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PAGE BIGHT HLYTHKV1LUE (AKK.) IXJUKIKK NKWS 8ATUKDAY, UKUKMBUK It, lit* Emergency Defense Bill Set For Early Senate Action WJUBIIfOTON. IMC. It. (AF>— Otm pujtednglr piused by tht BOUM In raeord Urn*, a »17.80*^04,«M «Mrg«nor defence bill wa> TTTMlllil into position today for •cute Ktion «rpect«d next week. B ripped through Uw House late with only oo« member tg»ln*t it. Tito Siamuitonlo, Ameri- •Bn-Ij*borfte from New York, who WM def**t«d for re-election Nor. 7, oailed It another part of the "doc- trin* of the Inevitably of war." Bui hk,voice of opposition was drowned out In the thunderous Tola* vote which tent th« bill Huo««fa th* MOUM under suspen- •IOB at bh* rule* lew than five houri tfter the appropriations committee had approved it. th« bill boost* to ^2.000,000,000 ttu defHue funds appropriated by the ccpirlng 81st Congress for the yeir ending next June 30. The ap- •propriations committee said still more m»y be needed soon to cin- tlhue the Korean fight and the nation's world wide defense program. The Senate Appropriations Com- mltte* called a Saturday'session to wprk oo the bin and have It ready (or » Senate vote probably by Wednesday or Thursday. Les« than one billion dollars of the bill'* total was for so-called non-defense items. for , the defense establishment - alone—the Army, the Navy anti the Air >\>rce— the bill appropriates $1«JM6,1M,000. Another »840,000,000 wu set aside for the Atomic Energy Commission to step up iU production of atomic weapons. STRIKE Continued from Page 1 responsible for the return of tint group of strikers. rh lome of the strikers re- were staying ofl the Job indications the'walkout an end in Chicago and Louis—two of the cities hardest Mt; • ' ' Trad I» Established A spokesman for the Fifth Army fa. Chicago said .there was "a very deficit* trpnd of a return to work" monc the strikers In Chicago and 0t. LOVM. He said a check of rall- ioad('In th« two cities indicated union otticiala were rounding up emrs for morning shifts. OD* report was in Chicago, the natton'c rail center where the strike (tarted last Wednesday. A local union .pmident r said" chiefs of the Chicago locals had decided to end the walkout. •In Washington, the Brotherhood of Railroad Trailtment said union official* were making "another effort" to get all the ^strikers back tb-work. This announcement was made before .the reported agreement on all issuei In the wage and hour dispute between the union and til* railroads. Terms' of the reported agreement were not Immediately disclosed. HM union had been seeking a 40-hour work week at 48 hours pay. The iwues have been in dispute for 31 months. The strike,: termed un- authorised by the BBT. appeared to bare. stemmed from the failure to reach settlement before president Truinan fro7« wages; UN (Continued from page 1) ence. It will take place at 3 p.m. today. Rail is acting for the United Na. tlon's three-man cease-fire committee which began work yesterday in an effort to rush a peaceful solu- Jtion of the bloody Korean War The other members are Canada's Foreign Minister Lester B. Pearson and Nasrollah Entezam of fran, president of the General Assembly. Indian to Report ' The Tndian diplomat will report back to the committee—probably Monday morning—on the result of his talks with Wu, and the group will then try to reconcile the opposing views with the aim of finding the basis for a truce. .They met for the first time last night, t in secret, and heard U. S. Delegate Ernest A. Gross and Lt. Gen. Willis D. Crittenberger outline the views of Gen. MacArthur's unified command. After the meeting Pearson tolti a news conference: "The committee discussed with General Crittenberg and Mr. Gross, representing the unified command, the basis on which, in their opinion, . a satisfactory cease-fire could be arranged." He declined to state what those views were and said that It would riot be possible to give out any Information for several days. Miner Saved from Underground Tomb' as Beam Saves His Life SELLECK, Wash., Dec. 1«. (fl 1 )— His life saved by the same huge beam that held him prisoner 400 2 City Churches fo Present Yule Music Programs Presbyterian Session Sunday at 5 p. m.; First Baptist, 7:30 The Christmas music programs of two Blythevllle Churches will be presented late tomorrow afternoon and tomorrow night. The First Presbyterian Church's Christmas program will begin at 5 p.m. and the Christmas cantata to be presented by the First Baptist Church will start at 7:30 p.m. Both programs will feature the church choirs, soloists and organists. The First Presbyterian Church program will open with a piano and organ arrangement of Handel's "The Messiah" as the prelude-overture, which will be followed by the processional, "O Come All Ye P-.ithful," by Oakley. This will be sung by the choir. Other numbers which will be sung by the choir Include - "Silent Night," by Mohr; "L6, How a Rcse Is Blooming,".by Praetorius; "Angels from the Realms of Glory," by smart; "Noel," by Wilhousky; "Hark, the Herald Angels Sing," by Mendelssohn; "Angels We Have Heard on High," a French melody; "Christmas Message," by Hollis; ,and ."Sing and Rejoice," by James. Solo By Mrs. Pollard A solo, "Come Unto Me," by Handel, will' be sung by Mrs. J. Marvin Pollard. A trio composed of Mrs. A. s. Harrison, Mrs. Tom Miller and Miss Donna Johnson will sing "O Holy Night,'-' by. Adams. L. T. Moore will be organist and Miss Carmel Popham pianist for the program. During the offertory, they will play "Pastoral Symphony" by HandeL They also will present the postlude, "Hallelujah Chorus," by Handel.. Entitled "That Song of Old," the Christmas cantata of the First Baptist Church will be presented by the chancel choir under the direction of Mrs, Harold Davis. Mrs. C. Murray Smart will be organist for the cantata. Fallowing the organ prelude, "The Pastorale Symphony" from "The Messiah" by Handel, the choir will present the processional, "O Come All Ye Faithful." The cantata Itself will open with "Upon A Midnight Clear" sung by the choir, followed by "That Glorious Song of Old" by the women's chorus. Four Soloists to Sing In order of presentation, the cantata also will include the following selections: "Angels Bending Near the Earth," by the choir with Alvin Huffman, Jr., as tenor soloist; "Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men," choir with Mrs .Worth Holder as soprano soloist; "Still They Come," by the choir; "Ye Who Toil," by Miss Mary Margaret Auten. mezzo-soprano soloist. "By Prophet Bards Foretold," by the choir, bass soloist Harold Davis nnd a quartet 'composed of Fnrnee.5 Shouse. June Buchanan. Donald Stone and Jim Cassidy; and "Send Back the Song," by the women's choir. Closing the program, the entire choir will present "Tlie Angels Sing" and "O Glorious Song." The organ post hide by Mrs. Smart will be "Triumphal Chorus," bj Giiilmant. eet underground for 54 hours of torture, John Woltl was clawed to freedom by rescue crews last night. The 54-year old miner vas weak, pain wracked and near a state of shock when he .was brought to the surface at 9:20 p.m. (CST). His right arm was crushed and his face covered with a grimy, Ihrce-day growth of beard. But you :ould see etched .Into hit face a record of the agonizing, doubt- filled hours he had spent in what rescuers were sure until early yes- irday was his tomb. Woltl w r a s caught In an avalanche rock and timbers Wednesday hen the mine roof gave way. Sev sral other miners escaped, but they vcre sure he had been swept to ,iis death. And he would have been, too, Woltl said, except for a huge 12 by 12 timber. •«Thc big timber held him securely, but It and others fell around him in such a manner that they held off the other debris. He was able o breathe and he remained conscious. wl China Reported Starting Draft Stalin-Mao Ready For World War 111, Nationalists Say TAIPEI. Formosa, Dec. 16. (an— Tlie China Union Press said today Prime Minister Stalin and Chinese Communist Leader- Mao Til-lung hove decided to conscript a 3,000,000-man youth army In China "for the coming world war." . It said the army would be trained by Russians. The conscription, according to the news agency, was being carried on throughout Red China and applied to all able-bodied men between the ages of 18 and 25. The Chinese Nationalist defense ministry said many young men in Kwangtung Province had joined Nationalist guerrilla forces to escape conscription. DEFENSE (Continued from page 1) Marines toward a 166.150 level. Synchronized with the expansion of manpower, Mr. Truman reported is a "very rapid speed-up in the production of military equipment.' Tlie Army identified the two National Guard divisions to be mustered into federal service—the 31st Infantry of Alabama unit Mississippi and the -17th of Minnesota aiid North Dakota. TRUMAN .Continued from Page 1 and the many other freedoms and rights which are a part of our way of life." "The increasing menace of the forces of Communist aggression requires that the national defense of the U. s. be strengthened as speed lly as possible," the proclamntloi said. . . Mr. Truman's call on every "cltl zen to do his part had various de grees ,of .- meaning to the differen parts of tlie public. Ifurher Taxes, More Work For the man on the street, Mi. Truman said in a radio speech last night the new accelerated progran involves selective price-wage con trols on defense and cost-of-llving Items, higher tftxes, longer work days In factories and on farms, curtained civilian production and sharp cutbacks In government nou-defen spending. He warned that "chlslcrs" will not be allowed to get away with viola tions of hold-the-llne price stand ards. Mr. Truman promised a foiir-folu Increase in combat vehicles, including tanks, and four and a half times as much electronic equipment as Is now being turned out. 'Grimly, Mr. Truman told the nation : "The future of civilization depends on what we do w'hat we do now and hi the months ahead." Mr. Truman said the nation is united In defense of freedom. "Let no aggressor think we are divided," he said. "Our great strength Is the loyalty and fellowship of n free people. We pul! together when we are in trouble." GIFT FROM BLYTHEV1I,I.E—Resident* of Blytheville contributed to a fund drive conducted by Dud :ason Post 24 of the American Legion for the purcjinse or the television set shown above, which was installed n the tuberculosis ward of Kennedy Veterans Hospital in Memphis. Shown at the formal' presentation of the set earlier this week are (left to right) Charles Smith of Blythevilla, R. W. Baird of Caruthersville. Mo., and Fred McGregor of Blytheville, patients in the ward; Jack Woods, Blytheville; Prank B. Willis head of special services at the hosplta!; Paul Malion, Speck McGregor, James NierstJietmer and W. H/Looper! all of Blytheville. Speck McGregor Is post commander and Mr. Looper is adjutant. BHS Proves Photography Club Can Be Investment '51 Nash Auto Prices Upped DETROIT, Dec. 16. lift— Prices of 1951. Nash cars have been increased from $69 to $D8. Nsh announced the increase last night "with reluctance." Less than three months ago Nash raised Its prices from $29 to $98. Nash said the latest prlce> Increases "do not cover actual-,cost increases." The cmopnny cited In particular increased labor, material I and freight costs since last June. By RUTH LEE (School Correspondent) Most schools are running"'over with extra-curriculars, Blytheville High School not excluded, but not all these have as good excuse for being as the photography club which * x was organized about six weeks ago. Photography, es a hobby, has long been looked on as "expensive," but the high, school has found that considered ns an Investment, such a club, can pay off. For, not only are the students In this organization fusing s the artistic values with an interesting hobby, but are making money as well. Realizing the possibilities of such club, the administration provid ed the group with the essentals lor setting up the organization, but n less than two months, the club has been able to purchase 50 dollars worth of extra equipment, including an'electric drier which cost 15 dollars. , Enlarger Purchased Initial equipment included an en- liu-ger, various necessary chemicals, developing paper, other small- items, itml a dark room in the balcony of the auditorium '.vherc two persons may work comfortably. The purpose of the cluo is to help persons interested in photography us a liobby to develop a more professional interest in their hobby, and to meet a definite need in connection with the yearbook. Members of the club cover all school activities, sell prints to individuals, and in addition, take dozens of shots for the artaual. The club has posted a special bulletin board on the school's third floor where members display photographs. Such a display provides the student body an opportunity for knowing what pictures are for sale. No Grade Requirements There are no grade requirements for membership which now totals 25. Of this number, about three- fourths either own a camera or have access to one. and the remainder of the group plan to s et one. Within the last few weks, pictures snapped by members of the club have appeared In several newspapers in this section. Pictures of the Chickasaws taken by members of the group have recently appeared in the Courier News, the Commercial Appeal and the Arkansas Gazette. The presidency of the club u being held open until a person can be elected on the basis ol his interest In photography, according to Earl Stabler and Robert McGraw, co-sponsors of the club. In the meantime, Laura Alice Hemby, Li serving as secretary acid Bobby McDanlels .as treasurer. Other members of the club are Kelly Jones, Billy Btirnham, Robert Birmingham. Bibby Francis. Gabriel Simon, Jimmy Buffington, Paul Arney, Henry Patton, Albert Smothers, Kay Hindman, Linda Taylor, Janita Furgson, Betty Lee Garrott, Bobby Jean Killian, Ann Perry, Ernestine Holt, Fruma Borowsky, Sherry Burns, Edwin Wal- lace, Barbara Spain, Pat Burrows, Dorna Horner, Bertha Ann Gaine.s. British Troops To West Germany LONDON, Dec. 16. (AP)—Britain today ordered the transfer of at least 20,000 trained British troops to Western Germany. She now has some 50,000 men pasted there. The British War Office said the troops were to be moved from posts in Austria, Trieste and Britain. They will include armored, infantry and anti-aircraft units. Another Name Added To FT A Member List The Blytheville High School chapter of the Future Teachers of America yesterday installed 14 new nembers In exercises held In the school auditorium. The name of. Gwendolyn Rhoads ;as omitted from the list submi't- :cd to the Courier News and pub- ished in yesterday's edition. Also, it was later reported from the school, the name Marjorle Dougherty should have read Marilyn Dou- ihcrty. Gasoline Rationing Called 'Unlikely' WASHINGTON, Dec. 16. (iPi— The government's' deputy oil boss said yesterday that gasoline rationing doesn't appear likely in the forseeablc future. Bruce K. Brown, deputy administrator of the petroleum administration for defense, told newsmen that the stepped up mobilization program—including plans for an m-group Air Force—has not changed prospects that there will be ample supplies of gasoline. Negro Deaths • A Christmas Carol Thelma Jackson Dies; Rites fo Be Tomorrow Funeral services for Thehnon Jackson, 39. of Yarbro will bs conducted at.11 a.m. tomorrow ih the New Hope Baptist Church by Rev. J. B. Simmons with burial in Yarbro Cemetery. He died at his home In Yaruro Wednesday night. Survivors inlmle his wife, Bessie Jackson; two daughters. Mary Belle and Elizabeth Jackson; his parents. Arthur and Nannie Jackson; and six sisters MIL « brother. Caston Funeral Home Is in charge. * • « Rites to Be Tomorrow For Auto Wreck Victim Services for McHenry Thompson of Osccola, who died in John Gaston Hospital in Memphis Monday of injuries received in a car wreck Sunday nenr Osccola. will be conducted at 11 a.m. tomorrow at Double Bridges Baptist Church by Re S. T. Harris. Burial will be in Sandy Ridge Cemetery. Thomson, who was 19. was injured Sunday when the car in which, he and six other Negroes were riding plunged Into a ditch at a curve on Highway 61 south of Osceoia. Survivors Include his parents. Jeff and Lilly Thompson: a brother, Charlies Thompson; and a sister. Margaret Parker, all of Osceola. * • * Rites for Sim Tate To Be Held Tomorrow Services for Sim Tate, 61. will conducted at the Bethel Method! Church at 2 p.m. Sunday by RL . S. Newsum with burial In Mt. Zion Cemetery. He died Monday at his home at 'Oust Acheson Pemand Meets Stony Silence WASHINGTON, Dec. 18. (/P)—The forma) demand of Republican congressmen that President Truman fire Secretary of State Acheson hit walls of silence today at the White House and State Department, Senate Democratic Leader Lucas ol Illinois told the Senate late yesterday that .the Republican Party stand for Immediate removal of tlie secretary of stale- was "an Invitation to Stalin to strike anywhere." Lucas referred to the resolution adopted earlier In the day by an overwhelming voice vote taken in a House Republican caucus. The resolution was proposed by House Republican Leader Martin ol Massachusetts. House Speaker Rayburn (D-Tex) colled it "a tragic mistake." While Lucas was talking, Senate Republicans by a 23 to 5 vote in a closed door conference adopted the three-paragraph House statement, but added it to ft reserved pledge of cooperation drafted by Senator Taft of Ohio, the Senate OOP policy chieftain; Obituaries Driver Forfeits Bond On Driving Charge Manuel Doyle Cook forfeited a $35-25 cash bond In Municipal court this morning on a charge of driving while under the influence of lutuor. A similar charge against BMdie T. Bar'«ley was dismissed, and he was fined $10 nnd costs on a charge of public cirunkeness. 109 Bast Mathis. Surviving are two daughters, Sy- malha Lcc Quails and Lizzie Mae Broun; two sons, Samuel and" Carl Tate, of Blytheville; and one brother and a sister. Caston Funeral Home Is in charge. Air Conditioned By Refrigeration N E W "Your Communily Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sal & Sun. I'h 58 ' f' Saturday Overland Stage Coach" ROBKRT LIVINGSTON Saturday Owl Show "San Queniin" Pal O'Brien Humphrey Sunday & Monday "Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye" James Cagney B. With the Courts Chancery: Wanda Halsell vs. Roy Hakell suit for divorce. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Saturday Where Buffalo Roams" TKX RITTER Cartoon & Serial Rites Tomorrow For Mrs. Tillmon Mrs. Lucy A; Tillman, 7«, died »l her home at 1906 West Vine at 3:0* a.m. today following a week's m- ness. Funeral services will be condtita ed at 2:30 p.m. tomorrow In • all Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. P. H. Jernigan with buritl in Dogwood Cemetery. She Is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Frankie Hall of Blytheville; one son, Charles Tillman of Kennett, Mo.; one sister, Mrs. Glevt Stockton of Campbell, Mo.; 5 (x grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. Pallbearers will be John D. Landrum, S.r., John D. Landrum, Jr., Chester Darrell, Chester Burman, L. R. Brown, and Burton Fisher. rr Saturday Owl Show "Night Train to Memphis ROY ACUFP Sun.-Mon.-Tues. [ "Producer mode it with* hi" ' heart." —Louella Parsons William Bendix Hoagy .Carmichael Warner Ntws i Shorts MURR* YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE ... by Charles Dickens At ft* tost rtrafca of Midnight faded •pen the air, the Ghost of Christmas f r««»» yosislwJ, claw. I M h* «m akrn* only for a nanwfrt. ThM IM m that br Ml tUt rtwxl o tHitd ghostly tisitor. "Am I m rW pmenct *• GboM «f Otmtmn Y« to COTM?" «k*d Scroog*. T!w GtKjrt nodded ond took Scrooge fo *hens fl group of bojinesj- •."««* **"?!p- "Wfc« did h« die.>" «fc«d oiw. 'lost ni^lrt. !<«*•. Hfttta onotVr. "Old Scratc\toi 90* Iw «wn ot lott, chuckled a third. SUNDAY & MONDAY HE WAS A TARGET FOR EVERY MANS BULLET AND EVERY WOMAN S KISS! WBEW PRES1DN-- CHILL WLIS ROBOT SIHUNG 1 U HWMuWUtON FROM • M tij* tin tite M*s "I'// play the piano- everybody sing!" Where there are children ta the home,' how important it r*' for them to he offered Ihe.soul-! filling heritage of music > tbf fun-for-life of music. Give A Wiirlitzer Piano Far ChristM! Drive fo Beard's Temple of .Music this week . . . one of the South'! oldest and largest munic stores, arid see our fine coHectlon of spinet arid grand pianos; also oar fine wltc- ion of thorough!}- rebuilt upright pianos In many sizes and lirilshea, Beard 's Temple Parngould, Ark. Convenient terms are available. If Interested in a piano send this ad for a descriptive c-atuloRue, or call >233. ' • THEATRE 201!) West iM;iin Oncn Weekdays 6:45 Show Starts 7:1)0• Saturdays & Sundays 1:00 Always • a Double Feature Saturday Tar Frontier' Roy Rogers & Dale EvaiJ| —PHIS— . Cartoon & Serial Saturday Owl Show 'Black Dragon' A Horror Picture with Bela I.ugosi Comedy & "Jungle Serial Sunday & PIUS 'Sing Sing Nights' C««wij Tesrfc * !t»4fe AI Cartoon * taiwt Nwm

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