The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 31, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 31, 1949
Page 12
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/PAGE TWELVE BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Hoffman Issues Appeal for Unify Marshall Plan Boss Tells W«t Europe To Show Obituaries By the Associated frfsn Western Europe was told today by Marshall plan boss Paul G. Hoffman to join In a single economic unit If It wants to get more Bid funds from Congress. Hottman warned the Marshall plan countries they liar, better show results early next year In promoting free trade by knocking down national tariff barriers and erasing complex money problems. Goods in the big Western European market, he said, must move freely across national boundaries or the result will be "disaster for nations and poverty for peoples." Hoffman's call tor concrete action was made in a statement to the General Council of the Organization for European Economic Cooperation (OEEG). The organization, which helps administer the Marshall plan, Is meeting In Paris. Hoffman credited the Marhall plan countries with making "truly amazing progress" in restoring Industrial and agricultural production over the past two years. But, he said, cooperative action between nations is needed If western Europe's economic problems are to be solved. V. S. May Off!* Aid to Asia An American official in Paris said United States experts are drawing preliminary plans for a Marshall plan In Asia designed to halt the spread of communism In the Orient. The official predicted the project would win congressional support. He said a request probably will be made to, congress nest summer for $1,000.000,000 to 11,250,000,000 for the first year. Philippines President Elpido Qul- rino said In Manila a conference to organize a non-communist union in Southeast Asia will be held here early next year. ' In Cairo, the Arab League's political committee gave unanimous approval to a proposal calling for a united Arab policy on Palestine. The action brought to a close the most successful council meeting In the seven-nation league's five-year history- > Disorders in Colombia Liberal party chieftains in Bogota formulated plans to bring the question of mounting political violence in Colombia before a United Nations agency. Disorders .have swept the country •with the approach ot the presidential election on Nov. 27. The Liberals and Conservatives have accused each other of resorting to violence. Reports ;'spread that the rulers of Poland.and Bulgaria were purging official suspected of any taint of deviation from Moscow's brand of communism. " - Warsaw buzzed with rumors of arrests and purges designed to rid the Polish government of political undesirables. In Sofia, the presidium of Bulgaria's National Assembly issued ft decree yesterday announcing that Ivan KInov, Army chief ol staff, and Boyan Bulgaranov, head of the Army political management division, had been relieved of their duties. Britain and the , United Slatej pressed for quick United Nations action to protect U.N. observers in the troubled Balkans. The issue assumed urgency because of reports that observers for the U.N. special committee on the Balkans had been fired upon from Albania as recently as Oct. 25. Blytheyille Judges Attend Ceremonies Honoring Retiring Court Official Several members of the Blytheville Bar Association were scheduled to attend ceremonies in Little Rock today in connection with the resignation of Associate Justice Frank Smith of the Arkansas Supreme. Court but rain cancelled their trip. . Justice Smith stepped down from the bench today after 37 years as a member of Arkansas' highest court. The Blytheville Bar Association sent a telegram congratulating the jurist on his long career as a supreme court justice and expressing appreciation of his work with the tribunal. Two Blytheville judges were in Little Hock today for the retirement ceremonies. They are Judge Zal E. Harrison of the First Division of Mississippi County Circuit Court and Chancellor C. M. Duck of the Twelfth Chancery District. Because of this event. Judge Harrison postponed until tomorrow the ooening of the fall criminal term )' the ChickasawbA District of circuit court which was scheduled to open today. CaruthersviHe Magistrate, G. W. Yates, Dies Services for Judge George W. Yates of Pemiscot County Magistrate Court In Hayti, Mo., who died at his home there Saturday light will be conducted at 10 _..ui. tomorrow In the home by :he Rev. Mr. Ellis, pastor of the Hayti Methodist church. Burial 1 will follow in the Hayti :emetery. Judge Yates was 70. Judge Yates was elected to pre- iide over the county-wide court in November, 1946, and took office Jan. 1, 1947. He had been a resident of Hayti Tor approximately 30 years. Prior to his election to the court lost, Judge Yates was affiliated vith the cities Service Co. He also served several years AS ;ity collector lor Hayti. He was jorn and reared In Rector, Ark. Judge Yates Is survived by his wife;* Mrs. Henrielta Yates; two sons, aerald Yates ol Flint, Mich., and Murrcll Yates of Ann Arbor, Mich.; three sisters, Mrs. R. H. Wall of jone.sboro. Miss Laura Yates of Houston, Texas, and Miss Carrie Yates of ncctor; three brothers Robert Yates of Blytheville, Charles Yates of Houston and Joe Yates of Flint; four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. H. S. Smith puncral Home of Carulhersvilc Is inchargE.i Mrs. J. R. Hardin Dies; Final Rites Set for Tuesday Funeral services tor Mrs. Molly Carolyn Hardin. 75, who died at her home In Armorel Saturday night, will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Cobb Funeral Homo Chapel by the Rev. p. H. Jernigan. Burial will be in Maple Grove-Cemetery. Born in Waynesboro, Tenn., Mrs Hardin hud lived In the Blytheville vicinity for more than 30 years. She Is survived by her husband. J. R. 1 Hardin of Armorel; three daughters, Mrs. Hattie Stafford of San Diego, Calif., Mrs. Mary Lucius of Blytheville, and Mrs. Ella Maxwell of San Diego; two sons Charles Hardin of Camp Hood, Tex., and Albert Hardin of Armorel; four sisters. Mrs. Annie Horton of Slmwnee. Okla., Mrs. Edna Graved of Savannah, Tenn.. Mrs. Emma Hendrix of CRlnoun city, Miss., and Mrs. Hatlie Pitts of Blylbcville; and one brother, Garland KOROIIS of Cnl- hnnn City. .Miss. Pall bearers will be Mrs. Mary Bevlll, Mrs. Edna Carnes, Mrs. Delia Ozee, Mrs. Mary Lee Lucius, Mrs Gladys Jones and Mrs. Beulah Cald- wcll. * * * Rites Conducted Sunday For Lawrence Q, Hall Funeral services lor Lawrence Qnincy Hall, 60. were conducted yesterday at the Church of God in Portaseville, Mo., by the Rev. Everett Hogue, pastor. Mr. Hall, a retired farmer, died at his home In Portugeville, Friday night after an lllne.<is ol several years. He was born in Bethel Springs, Tenn., and moved from (here lo Portageville 50 years ago. He wns survived by his wife, Mrs. Myrtle Hull. Other survivors Include a son, Roy Hall of Portageville; two daughters, Mrs. E. D. Stewart ol Memphis and Mrs. Qlln Dncus of Portage- vllte; anil R. brother, J. B. Hall ol Kcnnett, and formerly ol Blvthe- ville. Burial was in the Portageville Cemetery, under the direction of the Holt Funeral Home. Minister Dies MEMPHIS, Oct. 31. (/TV—The Rev Robert A. Cross, 45, pastor of the Munford (Tenn.) Methodist circuit died in Methodist Hospital here yesterday. He had been pastor of the circuit for three years. Previously he had served churches In Louisiana and at Hnrrisburg. Ark. Streamliner Nils Broken Rail Seventeen Passengers Injured in Accident East of Los Angeles ; Calif.. Oct. 31. Iff)— The lanta Fe's El Capitan, luxury all- oaeh streamliner, jumped the racks at 60 miles an hour but ai:sed only minor injuries to 17 passengers. The leading unit of the Diesel ill burning locomollve overturned nd caught fire yestprriny as It hit broken rail. Several hundred feet f track were plowed up *mrt power ines were torn down. Five cars of the extra-fare Los Anscles-lo-Chicago train left the ails, tilling along the right >,t way. here were 206 passengers aboard he 15 coaches. Some of the passengers In the rear coaches of the :hromc streamliner were unaware if the derailment, feeling only a irindlng stop. Engineer Henry M«yer r,t Sanl Bernardino said he slammed on the emergency air brakes when he felt he engine eo down on the ticken •all. ' "Then T Ji;st rode her dawn. 1 ' One ol the passengers, Edna Mae vtltchcll. 10, Kansas City, Mo., suf- 'ered a heart attack and wns In ;erious condition at nearby Or.vlna lospltal. All but three of the 17 mssengcrs injured \\cre released by ast night. Wreckage will not be clcaicd un,11 sometime today. Trains, iijr-an- while, were rerouted. Azusa is about JO miles east of Los Angeles. Manila P.T.A. Group Will Meet Tonight MANILA, Ark.. Oct. 31— The Manila Parent - Teachers As.soci.itioi will conduct the first meeting of tin new term at 7:30 tonight at tin Snider Memorial Library. .Mrs. H. B. Perkins, president, sale that the new teachers in the Manila system would be presented to the parents, nnd - officers for th following year selected. The fall term of the Manil Schools has been in sc.^sion Just week. When Your Appearance Counts . .. Ton can be sure wilh I'ccrlcss Dry CteantiiK .. . where we carefully at- (fnd to cleaning, praising, and minor alteralloni. Prompt service. Don't forget—you alwayii save 10% »t FecrlMs. PEERLESS DRY CLEANERS Phone 2433 °'aragould Man Killed In Saw Mill Accident PARAGOULD, Ark.. Oct. 31—t/T>) A Paragould man died Saturday after he was crushed under a log at a saw mill near here. The victim Thomas Franklin Fowler, 57, was standing on a con- 'eyor at the mill '.vhen a long slipped and shoved him against i slab. His left leg was amputated. Survivors Include his wife, two ;ons. four stepchildren, and n sister. Methodists Name New Church in Pride Addition The newly formed Methodist Church at tlie corner of Marguerite and Howard Streets, yesterday was named the "Wesley Memorial Methodist Church" In honor of John Wesley, founder of Methodism. The church was named at a meeting of the membership, presided over by the licv. E. B. Williams, superintendent of the Jonesboro District. The church had as a nucleus of its membership former members of the Lone Oak Methodist Cliurch, which was dissolved when the new church was formed. Charier members are to Include all those received up to December 25. Services have been conducted In the building, moved from its old location, for the past two Sundays, and an improvement campaign, to include the building of an annex, is scheduled to begin in early December. The church is a part of the West Blytheville parish .with the Half Moon church, also included in the Parish. Worship services are under the direction of llic nev. W. B. Yount on the second and fourth Sundays, nnd on the alternate Sundays lay members of the First Methodist church in Blytlicville are in charge of the worship services. Church officers Include Floyd Davis, church School superintendent; Mrs. Floyd Davis, president of the Woman's Society of Christian Service. Mrs. Glenn Alexander, cliurch treasure!-; and Mrs. Jack Robinson, Church School secretary. Accountant Opens Office In Anthony Building Joe Evrard, who for the past several months has been associated with the A. B. Hall and Company, Accountants, and earlier «-as with Joe B. Evans, announced today that lie would open his own office Wednesday In the Amhony Building. Mr. Evrarrt received his accounting training at the University of Arkansas In Fayeltevllle, where he was a student until January. 19-n, majoring in accounting in the College of Business Administration. His new office, which will adjoin the law office of his father. Mar- PROFITS Continued rroin Page I feclloners, and drug and cosmetic and soap manufacturers. Those Increasing their earnings from quarter to quarter Included chemicals, air transport, drug and cosmetic and soap makers, metal fabricates, printing and publishing, containers, automobiles and trucks, building and building materials, metal mlnlrc and processing, food products and bakers and confectioners, radio and television and electrical products, textiles, tobacco, and a miscellaneous group of 30 companies covering a wide field. Those with declining profits in the third quarter from a year ago, Include steel, auto parts, coal, metal fabricators, miscellaneous, railroad equipment, office equipment, printing and publishing, containers, pulp and paper products, building products, metal mining, radio and television and electrical products, 'textiles, tobacco, oil, and machinery. fftcrnlitH linn High Companies witn a decline In profits in the third quarter from the second quarter include steel, utilities, auto pacts, coi.l, brewing and distilling, railroad equipment, office equipment, pulp and paper products, oil, and machinery. Percenlagwise the changes were great, with gains going above 1,000 percent and losses running as much MONDAY, OCTOBER 31, 1949 WIDOW Continued from Page I folks there was going to be a wedding. The vice president said he would remain in St. Louis until tomorrow when he will leave for Pennsylvania to keep a speaking engagement. He and his bride-to-be planned to go shopping tor a wedding ring today. Barkley and Mrs. Hadley met last July 8 while she was visiting Mr. and Mrs. Clarke Clifford in Washington. Clifford Is a, presidential aide. The two were introduced during a cruise down the as G7 percent. Fourth quarter profit reports this year are so far a big question mark. The rise in activity after mid-year was choked off by the coal strike starting Sept. 19 and the steel strike starting Oct. 1. Industrial activity and retail and wholesale trade have slowed down markedly in the past few weeks, and continuation of the strikes undoubtedly \vill knock profits down. How fast industry can snap back to normal when the strikes end, and hop,- much it can pull on Its reserves to cushion the shock on t h e loss, will determine fourth quarter profits. cus Evrard in the Anthony Building at 115 North Second Street, will offer accounting, bookkeeping and tax Cervices. FOR SALE Concrete culverts 12 Inch u> « inch, plain ox reinforced Atso Concrete Bui/ding Block.* cheaper than Itmihci foi barns chickeo houses- pump houses, tenant houses tool sheds We deliver Call u> fo> free esllmalr Phone 631 OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. 'otomac. After that Barklc/ was a frequent visitor to St. Louis, usually •nuking trips by air. He parried -eporters' questions on the budding romance with evasive but po- ite answers. And all the while he dark-haired Mrs. .Dudley smil- ngly declined comment. Husband Died in 1945 Mrs. Hadley's husband, who died n 1945 at the age of 42, was genera! counsel for the Wabash Riill- •oad Co. She h as two daughters, Jane, 14, and Anne, n, who Is a student at Sophie Newcomb College, New Orleans. She Is a native of Kcytesvllle, Mo. He maiden name was Jane Rucker. Her mother. Mrs. KStle Rucker is a professional pianist. "?.„ 1 r> ^ oy Ruckcr, an at- ,<, P ,", a '\ Mrs ' Hati| ey " attended Washington University in St Louis and married Hadlev In 1931 she is now employed In a secretarial >rs here Wabash headquart- Barkley Is a widower. His wife whom he married in loos died in 1947 In Washington. There were three children, David 'M. Barkley, Mrs. Max Trultt and Mrs. Douglas Mac-Arthur II, wife of a nephew of the general. The Nation's No. 2 Democrat 'in RARE DUMJEO WHISKY. 86 PROOF • 65% GRAIN NEUTRAL SPIRITS. ' SCHENLEYOISimauroRS. INC..N.r.C. ', You MB New Classes at Mid-Term Discontinued in Manila MANILA, Ark., Oct. 31—Mld.-term entrance and mid-term graduations from the Manila High Schol are to be discontinued, W. W. Fowler, superintendent, announced today. Mr. Fowler said that in the p as t first grade students had been registered at mid-term, but (hat hi the future those children who would be six prior to January 1 would be enrolled nt the opening of the term. In this connection he explained that children who would be six prior to January 1, 1950, could start to school this iveefc, since the current term has been in sesion only a week. crossed party lines in his selection of a bride because Mrs. Hadley is—or was—known as a Republican. In 1940 she worked at Wendell Willkie's campaign headquarters here. -^ Friends say she was rifllfr staunch in her support of the Republican presidential nominee. They relate that she quirted her milkman as to his political leanings. He UnnUy admitted he was for Roosevelt. BAGS BAGS BAGS BAGS We offer new bags, never used, at about the price of used bags, heavy 10'ounce burlap, no patches, no bad seams and no rotten bays. Also No 1 used bags as low as 20c each. The bags are stored at Gay & Billings warehouse across the street from the Frisco depot. See the samples there and buy bags that will last you thru the season. Phone 3418-3152 PAUL D. FOSTER DISTRIBUTOR Blytheville, Ark. 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