The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 18, 1950 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 18, 1950
Page 14
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PAGE FOURTEEN U.S. Top Level Jobs Still Open Truman Finds 18 Vacancies en Desk; Some Year Old WASHINGTON. May IS. M') — President Truman is 'still finding It difficult to fill top-level government posts despite the attraction of higher salaries. As he got tack to a full day's work behind his While House desk yesterday after his nine-day Jaunt to the West Coast, he found 18 important vacancies, some of them dating back lo last year. The salaries of these Jobs range from $12,000 to 117,500 a year. In addition to Ihe 18. Iwo $15.000 a year positions of assistant secretary of agriculture will be available shortly If the agriculture reorganization plan becomes effective, and all Atomic Energy Commission members' terms expire June 30. One rl.irc Opened Only one of these fire AEC com- missionershlps Is now open. A $17.500 a year chairman Is expected to be named whenever the President finds the man he wrtnls. Mr. Truman is looking for three men to fill the $17.500 jobs as undersecretary of agriculture, commerce, and interior. There is also a $16,000 opening for a director of mutual defense assistance and the followinc 515,000 positions waiting lo be filled: Assistant attorney general, assistant postmaster general, administrative assistant to (he President (he has five, but has never had the sixth permitted by law), undersecretary of the Air Force, director of the newly-created National Science. Foundation, and seven district Judges, including three in California, two In New York, and one each in Ohio and New Jersev. Court Vacancy The $12.000 vacancy Is on the 14- member U.S. Tax Court. Three of the Judseshlp vacancies. BI/VTHEVtLLB (ARK.) COURIEn NEWS .THURSDAY, MAY 18, 19W two for the northern district of California and the one In New Jersey are new positions created |-st year but never filled. After' finding a director of the new science foundation, the President must round up 24 other scientists to serve on the foundation board. These members will be paid $25 a day while on duty. Mr. Truman has a new Inter-departmental committee at work on a list of possible choices for some of the government posts. WINTER IS OVER — Tlie Canadian freighter Alffoccn, firsl lo open the 1050 season >t lh« Saull Ste. Marie Locks, Michigan, moves through Ihe Ice at upper approach to Ihe locks. CARUTH.ERSVILLE NEWS By Joan Douglass — Phone 389-J tank Setup Restored SAN FRANCISCO —(/T>,_ The Chinese Communist,'; sny 11 branches of the Bank of China abroad have restored normal connections with the parent institution In Pel- ping. A Pelplng broadcast heard here listed Hong the branches as those at Kong, Singapore, London, Penang, Kuala Lumpur. Calcutta' Bombay, Karachi, Chilliigona. Rangoon and Jakarta. Eight other Branches abroad have not yet taken any action. T.T.A. lias 1-ist Meeting of Tear The parent-Teachers Assoclalloi of Ihe caruthcrsville Grade School held Its final meeting of the school last. Friday afternoon. The meeting was held In connection wltn Ihe annual open house and An and Correlated Subjects Exhibit. A brief business session was held and new officers were installed os follows: president, Mrs. Carl Hasan; first vice president, Mrs. Wiliam James; Second vice president, Mrs. Alice Lulen Long; recording secretary, Mrs. Samuel Buchman, and treasurer, Mrs. Carl Hill. The installation service was conducted by Mrs. Harold Funk, district chairman, of the Cotton Boll District. Mrs. J. Thomas Markey, retiring president, was giving a past president pin by Mrs. Baskin in appreciation of her work during the year. Mrs. Baskin appointed new committee chairmen to serve next year. ' \V. C. Ferguson, principal of the school, talked briefly on achievement tests. Parents were Invited to visit room exhibits and ask teachers sbou! the tests given their children. A -program of American games and dances was presented by the first through the six grades. Mrs. Redman Dunham, Grade .School Music Supervisor, provided program music.. Attendance awards were given tn Mrs. Herbert Loyd ind Miss Oarnet Hall. Closing Activities xl School This week will mark the closing of another year's work for Caruthersville schools activities and will center on the graduation of the 44 members of the senior class. Traditional baccalaureate service were held Sunday school auditorium. Friday evening and coming activities include the senior class picnic on Friday alter commencement and honor recognition day, which is May 15. The honor students of the Class of 1050, listed alphabetically and not in order of their ranking, who have been honor students throughout their four-year course, are Mary Martha Abbott, Gloria Ahern,-Joyce Bizzell. Susie Cain, James Churchill, Joan Douglas. Mary Kindred. The Rev. James M. BlaiHon. pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Caruthcrsville, delivered the sermon. The Rev. Arthur- Leibhu-cr of the. Sacred Heart church gave the invocation and benediction, ana Mrs. Redman Dunham playecj the processional and recessional. Other musical numbers were presented by the high school mixed chorus under the direction of Wilby Rite, and Dick Powell, baritone, was soloist. , Commencement, cxcrcitcs will be held Thursday evening and as been customary in the past several years, it will be conducted principally by the members of the graduating class. Speakers, who have prepared short talks on the general theme, "New Frontiers tor Youth." are the Misses Betty j o Patterson, Suzanne Cain. Mary i:llcn Kindred Gloria Ahcrn and Joan Douglas and James Churchill and the president of the class, Bob Watkins. Six awards to outstanding students will be made hy the service clubs.or the city and John Sawyer, Jr.. president of the board of education, will present diplomas to the class. The Junior-Senior prom was held the high Betty Patterson, and Betty Shands! Observes Anniversary Members ol the Carulhersville Woman's Club observed their 30th anniversary with a Federation Day Wednesday afternoon at the home of Mrs. A. B. Rhodes." The refreshment table was centered with an arrangement of pink roses flanked by glowing pastel green tapers In crystal holders A large tiered birthday cake and the crystal punch bowl were arranged at cither end ,of Ihe table. Mrs E G. Roland, Mrs. P. W. Coleman! Mrs. J. W. McCloskcy. Mrs. Clara Bigham, Mrs. J. R. Hutchison Mrs. Charles Dorroh. Mrs. L. P. Lumsden and Mrs. J. w. Tlplon served. Federated Clubs tn Havti. Steele Kcnnett. Dcering and Holland were represented by members who called during Ihe afternoon. Members of the local Scmo Club were also I guests. Mrs. Rhodes. Mrs. n. M. Pierce, president of the hostess club. Mrs' Morrclt DeReign, a former Missouri Federation President and member of the General Federation Board, were In the receiving'line as were the Ninth District "officers, Mrs. John Kiefner of Perryville. president; Mrs. Met?, Cherry of Kennett, first vice president: Mrs. BE SURE TO ATTEND THURSDAY u FRIDAY MAY 19 SATURDAY MAY 20 NO OBLIGATION NOTHING TO BUY—JUST ATTEND! FREE GIFTS FOR ALL A Coolcralor Measuring Glass Given fo All Persons Attending Door Prizes Given Doily - BE SURE TO REGISTER — GRAND PRIZE To Be Awarded Saturday, May 20, 6:30 p.m. You May Be the Lucky Person! You Do Not Hav« to Bt Present to Win 1950 COOLERATOR REFRIGERATOR 7 Ct, Ft. Deluxe "Princess" Model' Mrs. Elizabeth McGinn'* \olcd Home Kcnnomlsl, will he horc TbMrsdav, Friday, anrl Saturday In drmnnxlratfl the use of Ihe Cnolrrator Rrfrfgenlor . ..Vou're Invited In he her gurst and Irarn the many methods lo lighten your kitchen work. MOORE'S 306-310 East Main Furniture Company Phone 2660 Ralph Anderson of New Madrid second vice president;. Mrs. J. H. Henderson of Jackson, recording secretary; Mrs. J. Thomas Markey, secretary from Caruthersvllle; Mrs' D. I. L. Scabaugh of Jackson, who Is the former president of the Ninth District. Mrs. Guy B. Mlchic, music chairman of the club, provided special music during the afternoon. The Misses Susan Cunningham, Dorothy Churchill, "-in Douglass. Nadine Downing, Catherine Haydcn Betty Ncal Helm, Joe Ann Mori-' deth. Betty Jo Patterson and Rue Powell presented piano selections, General Chairman of arrangements was Mrs, Ralph Dlxon Pinion, who was assisted hy Mrs E C. Pierce, Mrs. Virginia Joplin. Mrs J. L. James, Mrs. L. H.' Schult and Mrs. J, B, Uiton. Mrs Edward James and Mrs C C. Castles had charge of the guest book. , More than nnc hundred guests attended during the afternoon. Among this number were former presidents of the club, Mrs. L. I, Crocker. Mrs. L, S. Shade and Mrs C. C. Nelson. Mrs. J, w. Bader. an active club worker in the Arkansas Federation for a number of years, was a special guest. llomcmakers Meet Mrs. Olin Dlllard entertained 21 members of the Caruthcrsville Homemakcrs club at her home Tuesday afternoon. Three visitors Mrs. Morton Scott. Mrs. Fred King,' and Mrs. Thelbcrt Travis, were present. The club voted to present a gift to the outstanding senior girl in the future Homemakers of A°m- erica club. Mrs. B. M, Fowlkcs mc'cnlcd the lesson for the afternoon. Basis for the lesson was the 4-H Club program for youth. Tn connection with the program, County Agent W p. James showed a film of 4-H Club work in Butler County where he was formerly county agent. The next meeting will be nt the home of Mrs. Cloy Handley. Scmo Club Has Meellm, 1 The members of the Semu Club met Thursday at the home of Mrs Herbert Prah;;. Co-hostess was Mrs! Morrell DeRcign. Jr. Two new members. Mrs. Gerard Callihan and Mrs. jack Hubbard were taken into the club and one guest, Mrs. Kenneth Bacon, attended. During the business meeting the club voted to join a book club. At this meeting program suggestions were presented by members and approved. PKO Chapters Convene Twenty members of chapter GV of the PEO Sisterhood met Monday evening at the home of Mrs. O. D. Edgerton. The program was presented by Mrs. Ralph Baker and was a report of the recent state chuptsr convention in Jefferson City. Mrs. Baker attended. Chapter DM of the Sisterhocd met on the same evening at The home or Mrs. Earl Long. Mrs. E. C. Pierec was co-hostess. There were twenty-two members present. A routine .business session was conducted Cby the president, Mis. John Sawyer; Jr.. during which lime she reported on trie State Chapter Convention held in Jeffer- > son City, Mo., in late. April, and at I which she represented her chapter. Mrs. Doyne Mlchie, a guest of Peoria, 111.) wa» a represent.itis'e to the Illinois Stale Chapter Convention and she gave a brief report of that meeting. Mrs. Guy E. MIchle. who was, » guest »t the Peoria meeting, also made comments. Bull Moose Delayt Mail; Gets Bullet tor Trouble WEST GLACIER, MonU—</Pl—A big bull moose proved he could blockade the U.S. mail for 23 hours near here recently—but got a fatal bullet for his trouble. Mail carrier Ralph Day and his jeep were halted just west of Glacier National Park when he tried to get through to Polcbridge with a load of letters. The road was one way between deep snowbanks and the moose had no trouble peventlng Day's advance — as a damaged adiator grill proved. Day retreated to a telephone and called for help from park rangers They tried shooting rifles into the PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed B«st Price* Kirby Drug Stores air but the moose was unimpressed and darkness halted the argument. 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