The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 2, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 2, 1949
Page 5
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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1949 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARKi)'COURIER Hospital at Spa May Be Closed Big Army and Navy Unit Figures in U.S. Economy Moves LITTLE ROCK. Nov. 2. W—A report that Secretary of Defense Johnson's management committee has recommended that the Armed Forces stop operating the Army- Kavy General Hospital at Hot Springs was published by the Arkansas Gazette today. Senator J. W. Fulbright's office disclosed that the senator had sent Johnson a written request to withhold a final decision regarding the 600-bed hospital until interested parties can express their views. Ful- brifiht has not received a reply. A^he Gazette said the management "imlttee has decided the Ho Springs Installation "Is a far mor expensive operation than can be justified." The newspaper also said Pulbrighl had been Informed the hospital was "one of the examples of waste aboul which the Hoover Commission rats ed cain." Fulbright's administrative assls tant, John Erickson, said that 1 the armed forces stop operating the hospital "they might offer it to the Veterans. Administration or the Public Health Service." He added: "They might offer It to some state or private agency, a.s badly as hospital space is needed in Arkansas. But the hospital is not closed yet." Rep. W. F. Norrell declared In. Hot Springs that there U no danger of the hospital being closed. Col. Asa M. Lehman, commandant of the hospital, said he had been ordered to report to the surgeon general's office in Washington next week but added that he was not able to discuss the nature of his business at present. Army-Navy Hospital was established by an 1882 act of Congress and was opened Jan. n, 1887, with a capacity of 30 patients. The present hospital, a nine-story brick structure, was opened In 1933. PAGE rrve ANNOUNCE WEDDING PLANS— Vice President Alben W. Barklcy . and Mrs. Carleton S. Hadley enjoy a laugh in St. Louis after announcing to friends and newsmen that they plan to wed November 18 in St. Louis. Barkley, 71, who met Mrs. Hadley at a Washington luncheon last summer, has been courting the comely 38-year-old widow diligently lor nearly four months. Wedding details were not made public. (AP Wircphotoj were Mr. and Mi's. Noel Marconi of Lake Providence, La.. Mrs. Byron Robinson and son'Jerry, of Memphis, Mrs. J. W. Jackson, and Mr. and Mrs. James Wilson and family of Osceola, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Coble, Jr., have announced the birth of a son Oct. 21 at their home at Pecan Point Rny Rogers and Leon Ray, who attend Arkansas Slate College, Jonesboro, spent the weekend with their parents, Mi'J an dMrs. A. M. Rogers and Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Hay. respectively. The Rev. H. Lynn Wade, pastor of the Wilson Methodist Church, attended the 'all-day meeting of the Jonesboro District pastors in Trumann, Tuesday. Dr. Eldon Pali-ley attended the Arkansas-Texas A. and M. football In Faycttevllle, Saturday. White there he was the guest of his brother, Bo Fall-ley, who Is a .student at the university. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Wilson of •ucniphis, Ms; and Mrs. Kenneth Hodge and family of Iloland. Mo. and Mr. and Mrs. Otis Hodge ol Marie were the weekend guests of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. R Hod^e. Miss Jean Rowe. daughter ol Mr. and Mrs. N. W. Rowe of Wilson, has recently enrolled as a freshman in the Bowling Green College of Commerce in Bowling Green. Kv. Miss Rowe attended Wilson HiRh School and the Ounchlln Baptist College before entering the College of Commerce. Mr. »nd Mrs. Raymond Coiner and Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Robertson attended the Horace Heldt Original Youth Opportunity program at, Ellis Auditorium In Memphis Sunday night. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gvvyu, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Trammell, Mr. and Mrs. George Brewer and Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Wilson were among those from Wilson who attended the Spike Jones Revue at the •Auditorium In Memphis Thursday night. LUXORA NEWS Bj Mn G. C. Driver son, G. w, spent Thursday In Memphis, attending the Spike Jones show. , Mrs. W. C. Howard and mother, Mrs. G \v. Stanford left Saturday lor .1 l\vo weeks visit in-Chicago, with Mrs. Howard's daughter, Mrs. Charles Rinney, and family. Mrs. Ora Hill of Memphis was the weekend guest of Mrs. Bertie Bond. Miss Betty Mifllin, wlio attends Arkansas State Teachers College in Conway. spent t h e weekend at home with hcr"mother, Mrs. J. I. MiFfliu, Mr. mid Mrs. Marvin S. Wilson and dauphtcr of Bouo, Miss., spent the weekend with Mr. Wilson's grandmother, Mrs. Allie Spain). Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Terry ol Spray Guns in Grocery fare Cause for Alarm WASHfNGTON —f/T>)— Someone reported a grocery store was full of smoke. Firemen raced to the store, broke open the door and were assailed by cloud: of Insect spray.' The proprietor had hooked up an automatic spray gun before locking up for the night. Mr. and Mrs. James Driver spent the weekend in Fayctteville with daughter and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Wilson, where they attended the Arkansas University football game. Mrs. Maxine Mcllaney and son. Tommy, and Mrs. Elmer Hall and PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Hesl I'rices Kirby Drug Stores Swte HELP FOR NAGGING... STABBING «///« That's because wonderful, scientific C-2223 contains the famous, bcnch- clnl licrl> "Block Snake. Root". And it's csiireinlly IODIZED to speed up the faalioyljilc Action that makes it penetrate tissues hetlcr, «lve you lost, etlccUve piiin relief. I'urcFm-je price of first liottte back if mil sntij- fir<J. Don't watt! Gel C-2223 loilay Smackover, Ark., were the weekend gu«ts of iheir relatives Mrs. J. I. Mifllin, Mrs. C. B. Wood, and .Mis. S. B Terry. Van Hnyes, a former Luxoran, accompanied by Ills mother and niece, spent Sunday here visiting friends. / Mrs. Woodson Ingrap- and Mrs. Mis. H. W. Rutland oi .Memphis were recent lionseguesls In the home 01 Mr. ana iwro. \V. L, Clnrk. Mr. ami Mrs. I. M. Castilo hurt as Iliolr liouscBucst last wck, Mrs. Caslllo's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Dolen oi Memphis, and their aunt, MIL Jesse Cox, ol Little Rock. Mr. and Mrs. A B. Bradley were In Memphis Saturday. Mr. and Mrs M. C. cdoke had as their weekend guests their'dau- ghter!, Mrs. Estelle Vollme'r, and Mrs. John Heflln, of. Memphis. Mrs, R.T. Ballew has as her this'week Mrs, Maggie Reese and son, Oscar, who are now en route to their home In Flint, Mich., after a visit on the West Coast with Mrs, Ballew's daughter, Mrs, R. R. Lake. NU-WA LAUNDRY CLEANERS Phone 4474 Three Killed In Accident Near Lonoke By Tlic Associated Press A highway collision invloving four vehicles claimed three lives Tuesday night and rsiseil to nine the number of violent deaths in Arkansas the llrst three days of this week. Killed in the mishap on Highway 70 live miles west of Lonoke and aboul 15 miles cast of Little Rock were Fr«ddy Wayne Colvett. seven-month-olrt son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Colvett of Coal Hill, Ark., and two North Little Rock negroes, Herbert cox and A. L. Sirpng. Seven otner persons were injured Mrs. .colvert and a 14-year-old legor boy, Floyd Thomas, suffered ' hea ^injuries which were reported serious. State Police said that from stories W eye witnesses they had pieced together this account of the accident: An automobile which had been parked on the shoulder pulled on :he highway, forcing a westbound dairy truck to stop suddenly. Another westbound truck swerved across. the highway to keep from ramming the dairy truck. A pickup, traveling 'east, hit the second truck. The automobile which started it all kept going toward Little Rock and his not been located. . Earlier this week, traffic accidents had killed three persons; one died in a train accident;' one In a hunting accident and one in' a- fire. MUHDERER WANTS ELECTRIC CHAIR — Reed Leroy Hatton, 20- year-old condemned killer, has asked Gov. Warren of Florida to give him death in the electric chair rather than commute his sentence to li(e Imprisonment. "People just naturally take a hate toward me." Hatton wrote.'The picture was made at Ralford Prison. FIa. r by Miami Sunday News Photographer Robert Glander. Copyright by Miami Sunday News. (AP Wirephoto) *N E W Ben Opens Week Days 1:00 p.m Matiner Saturday & Sundays I p.m Cont Showinj Manila, Ark. Shows EVERV NHJHI Physicians Being Sought For Utah Back Country SALT LAKE CITY (AP)—Physicians-are being sought for some of the sparsely settled parts of Utah. The Utah Slate Medical association reported recently there wasn't a single doctor in Rich county and hadn't been since during the war. A doctor at Monticello wns llio only one in all of San Juan county —an area' of 7,700 square miles. Th& association said:his predeccsor drove a car 41,000 miles to answer calk In' the 10 months before he left. Residents of the area around Enterprise formed 1 an association to offer certain financial guarantees lo any physician who would take up practice there. Wednesday & Thursday "HOUSExOF STRANGERS" witti Jennifer Jones and Edward G. Robinson Also Shorts *RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday & "WHEN MY BABY SMILES AT ME" {In Technicolor) and Dan Daltej with Btlty Gnbte Ntw« & Short WILSON NEW.S By Sirs. B. F. lioyles Eugene Nixon and H. P. Cash, III, were the week end guests of Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Palchell and daughter Miss Nanncttc. Mr. Patchcll was formerly principal of Wilson High School John Ellis, son of Dr. and Mrs. N. B. Ellis, who attends the University of Tennessee, spent the week end with his parents. Miss Merle Ryals. daughter ol Mr. and Mrs. J. E, Ryals. who attends the Methodist Hospital School of Nursing m Memphis, spent Saturday with her family. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Goodson and son. Jimmy, left Saturday for Sar- coxle. Mo., where they will spend the next two weeks with his parents,' Mr. and Mrs. I. L. Goodson. Mi. rnrt Mrs. Marshall Connci and small daughter, Cheran, spent the weekend with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. Buford Boyles. and family. Other guests over the weekend IfSfuffyNose Spoils Sleep Tonight A littlm Va-tro-nol In each nostril quickly opens Up nasal passages to relieve stuffy transient congestion. Invites restful sleep. Relieves sniffly. sticczy distress of head colds. Follow directions in the package. Try it! V1CKSVATRONOL Soybean Socks new, 10 oi. 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