The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 19, 1950 · Page 16
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 16

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 19, 1950
Page 16
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«i.VUJh,VlLLh IAKK.J (JOUKJKK NKWS Board of Review For 50 Scouts To Be Held Here Court of Honor Also Scheduled For Max 30 Plans for » Board of Review for an estimated 50 boy Scouts ill the North Mississippi County Districl were announced last night, at a district, meeting at the Bustle Inn Percy Wright, advancement chairman for the district, said that the review will be conducted Tuesday night at the American Legion Scout, Hut. A Court of Honor will be conducted May 30, with tentative plans set for it to be held at the Municipal Court Room in City Hall. Mr. Wright explained that this would be the last Court of Honor nnd Board of Review before the summer camps, and asked all Scoutmasters to have all tlie advancements recognized at this time. It is the first Board of Review to be conducted in the district since February. Four Unlfs Added During the reports from operation committees at the dinner meeting, James Gardner, chairman of organization and extension, pointed out that four new Scout units had been added-lo the district since January 1. He said at present there was only one lapsed unit in the district, and that plans were being made to get that unit into operation soon. The new troops arc Troop 36 in Blytheville; Troop 223 at Gosnell, Troop 41, West End, Blytheville, and the Troop 204 at Redman, near Manila. The lapsed troop is at Number Nine. Mr. Gardner also announced plans for the organization of another Cub unit for Blytheville. As » member of the Youth Committee of the Blytheville Junior Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Gardner sought the approval of the Scout leaders for a City Government Day for Boys. The Scout leaders agreed to cooperate with the Jaycecs in planning the day, in which Boy Scouts Are to take over the city oifices for one day next fall. Short of QuoU R. A. Porter, finance chairman, pointed out that North Mississippi County District was about $2,500 ithort of a $6,000 quota; Worth D. Holder, district commissioner, reported on the Spring Catnporeej and Chairman J. Cecil Lowe announced plans for the continuance of an active Boy Scont program during the summer months. J. M. Cleveland, leadership trnin- fog chAtrman, presented certificates 19, TAXES Burdette Students Start Annual Tour* -courier News p..oto Continued from Page 1 evenue losses by larger collections elsewhere. No Action on Tax Rale Hike The President proposed a $65000,000 boost in corporation ta> iy raising the corporation Income ax rate from 38 per cent to 42 er cent. The committee has not acted o: his proi>osal. One committee member said the roup, instead of following the prescient, might: "Adopt a proposal by Rep. Mills D-Ark) requiring corporations to peed up payment of their Income axes. They now can pay In four quarterly installments the taxes wed on income on the previous ear. Mills would require them before June 30, 1551 to pay two-thirds of the taxes owed on the calendar year 1950. Normally, they would be required to pay one-half by that date. By his proposal. Mills estimates $1,500,000,000 extra revenue would crowd into the government's fiscal year that ends June 30. 1951 and thereby offset the loss from excite cuts. In subsequent years. Mills would require corportions to to Kenneth Richardson and Randall Hawks, recognising their com- basic Scout leadership pletion of course. Approximately 20 scouters and Scout leaders attended the meeting. ing. Nineteen members of the 1950 graduating class of the Burdette High School and the sponsors, Mr. nnd Mrs. L. H. Autry, will leave at G a.m. tomorrow for New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and oilier points of interest along the Gulf coast. Pictured just before boarding the bus that will carry them on their (rip arc (seated, left to right) Betty Cockcrill, Maxlne Crosskno, Jackie Mitchell; (standing, left to right) Mr. and Mrs. Autry, Lr.clede Davis. E. L. Thornton, Jr.. Harold Stumbaugh, Bonnie Koontz. Betty Wlx- on, Carolyn wise, Samuel Duncan, Samuel Young, Harold Eubanks. Darrell Young, and Lavon Bnsley;' (Standing in door of bus, left to right) Virginia Pierce and Bobbye Jean McDonald. The senior trip will keep the group on the road for about seven da.vs, and will conclude graduation activities. TB Association Officials Meet Executive heads of tuberculosis associations from three counties met yesterday in Jonesboro with representatives of the National Tuberculosis Association to work out an evaluation of tuberculosis control work In this area. Miss Rulh Harris, one uf a team of four workers from the National Associaiton evaluating the work in Arkansas, met with representatives from MLssissippl, Clay and Critlen- den Counties. Mrs. C. G. Redman, executive secretary for the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association, attended from Mississippi County. pay all their Income taxes for one year by June 30 of the following year. GOP Sen. Morse Target of 'Old Guard' in Oregon PORTLAND. Ore.. May 19. (/!> Conservatives in this last Republican stronghold in the West make an attempt In the Oregon primary election loduy to unseat Republican Wayne L. Morse. They do so even as their stronghold shows signs of extreme shaki- n ess. For the first time Democrafs go to the polls with numerical superiority. They arc balloting on some offices Ihey formerly let go by default to Republlcans/Thc intent is to get a strong slate of candidates that may upset Republicans in the general election next fall. Republicans, who control the entire Congressional slate, plus the governor's office, are sticking by incumbents—except in Morse's case. Rabbi Vise Invited To Address Conference Rabbi AKreo. Vise of Blytheville's Temple of Israel has been invited to address the third annual Arkansas Zionist Conference in Hot Springs, Ark. Sunday. Hairy Frankcl. veteran Zionist of Houston Tex, will be principal speaker at the luncheon session. • Chromite Is used In high-speed, engineering and stainless steels. Lawmakers Reject- Idea of Curtailing Libel Immunity for Congressmen WASHINGTON, May 19. M- I.awmakers today cold-sliouldered a suggestion by Owen Lattimore's attorney that the libel Immunity of Congress members be curtailed. The attorney, Abe Forlas, said the suggestion was prompted by Senator McCarthy's accusations ngalnst Latlimore and others In pressing his charges of Communism In the government. McCarthy, Wisconsin Republican, lias made Lattimore a nmln target. I.altimore, occasional consultant to the Slate Department on Far Eastern affairs, has denied McCarthy's charges under oath. Republican Senators Wherry (Neb) and Ferguson (Mich) sharply denounced Fortas' idea. Two Democrats. Senators Lucas (III) and Kilgore (W Va). called It Impractical. They said it would require revision of the constitution. Can'l Be Sued Lucas and Kilgorc have been critical of McCarthy, while Wherry nnd Ferguson have upheld their GOP of Congress cannot be sued for libel Under the constitution, members colleague. oil the basis of anything they say in Congress. Fortas told ail American Veterans Committee group yesterday that he realizes a constitutional issue would be raised by any attempt to restrict the immunity privilege. He said, however, that Congress ought to explore the idea of revising Its rules so that either the Senate or the House, by a majority vote, could require a member to waive liis immunity in cases where it was felt the privilege was being abused. There should be safeguards to preserve freedom of speech, Port-as said, but Congress ought to "put a brake on abuse of immunity when immunity is used to attack a citizen of the United States." Sees More Harm Than Good Commenting on that. Wherry said Fortas "ought to help iis clean out alleged subversives in government ralner than think of reasons — even to the extent of amending the constitution—to protect them In government." P'erguson said revision -of the Immunity provision would do more harm than good. He added: "It would strike at (lie fundamental freedom of debate in legislative halls. I don't suppose a dny goes by that something said in Congress couldn't be used as the baste for a suit. "If the Immunity privilege were curtailed, you probably wouldn't bo able to mention Communism in Congress. The CommunlsU would be suing everyone." Distress Signal Heard in Pacific HONOLULU, May 19. WJ-Radio- marine station KHK today intercepted a "constatnt SOS" from the motor vessel Naia in distress about 500 miles northeast cf Hawaii Radiomarine said the SOS was sent repeatedly without any dis- cription of the ship's trouble The Coast Guard said the Naia Is a Honolulu based commercial fishing vessel which left here a feu- days ago for French Frigate Shoals about midway between Oahu and Midway Islands. The const Guard said the vessel normally carried a crew of six or eight. Negro Deaths Services for Lulu E. Hyde of Lu\- ora. who died this week at the home of her brother, Daniel W Thomas will be Sunday in Luxora at 1 |).m' Rev. J. H, Harvey will conduct services which will be held in the Ml. Zion Baptist Church. W. F. Cobb Funeral Home Is in charge. Contest Winners Named in Osceolo C!ean-Up Week Winners o( Ihree contests In the Osceola Clean-Up, Paint-Up, Fix- Up Week were announced today by V. G. Mann, general chairman. The contests were Judged yesterday. Jlmmie Lee Stevens, Osceola high school junior, won first place in the essay contest and Jackie Jue took •second. In the poster contest, Nancy Wei- born. high school student, was the first place winner while Sammy Hodges and Bill Lawrence tie^for. first place in the elementary ?lfool division. Johnny Jue placed second and Harry Jue was third. Lillie Battle and Ed Hunt, of the (bird grade, were winners in the jingle contest. Snapshot and merchants display contests were to be judged today. Mr. Mann also announced that all Osccola alleys are being sprayed for malaria this week through (|I R County Malaria Board. A DDT unit Is contacting homes. Burdefte Homes Class Leaders Amy Crook, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Crook, and Billy Lutes, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lutes, were recognized as valedictorians of (he Eighth Grade graduation class at Burdette, Wednesday night. Mary Bob Bingham was salutatorian. The 35 graduates conducted promotion exercises at the high school at Uiirrtctte. The program consisted of the class history by Mary Tyer; class prophecy by Franklin Pierce' poem by Deborah Stanfield, class will by Bill Garner. Mrs. Selma Morgan, class sponsor, was presented an orchid by the class for her work with the:n during the past year. Franklin Pierce, clas» president, made the presentation. To the Members of Our Defense Team * ' V • >. ON ARMED FORCES DAY SATURDAY, MAY 20 America's first Armed Forces Day! Not Army Day ... or Navy Day ... or Air Force Day ... but a day dedicated to all die Services, teamed for defense. Armed Forces Day symbolizes the nnily of contributed so much to America's greatness, ns to renew our strength of allegiance lo tlie stand united ... the defense of peace and freedom in the world. So as we pay onr resped to "America's Finest"— the men and women of the Armed Force* of th« United Slates, in our homage we're really Baying, "W e realize the importance of the job you ar« doing — we're part «f year team." purpose which has It is a day for nil of cause for which we TEAMED for defense f ARMED FOftCES DAY SATURDAY, MAY » Ark-Mo Power Co. V T now! f<3 cool net fabric t tj " t * ^v "^ 1 ^ * ~— -~^ii~^ "^ / that v/ill wear like leather... FLORSIiEIM The mesh lets in air and the Nylon defies wear You couldn't ask foi a heller combination in Florsheim Vcnlilaled Shoes. MEAD'S 111 MAIN H HIT

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