The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 4, 1949 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 4, 1949
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FACE TITO Methodists Sign Contract to Build Financial Campaign Launched to Raise $165,000 for Church Contract ror Ihe construction o a |369,fM sanctuary for the Fjr< Methodist Church »as signed V night by church officials and Ben White, as a feature of a dinner meeting launching a financla campaign to raise $165.000 to be applied to the building fund. The church has more than S100,- 000 In cash and Government savings bonds raUed In previous cam! palgns and it was announced lasl night that approximately has been sddcd In cash 'and pledges by workers In the current campaign. Mr. White last night- told the campaign workers that the actual construction would get under way just as soon as re-Inforcement steel arrives for use In the foundation. He said that materials will be ordered immediately. J. W. Adams, chairman of the construction committee, announced that the contract calls for completion or the sanctuary, which will eeafc more than 600 persons, by July of 1951. Must Finish the Task • Speakers at the klckoff meeting /or the church workers include the pastor, the Rev. Roy I. Bagley; B. A. Lynch, chairman of the campaign steering committee. Mr. Adams and U. S. Branson architect. : ; Mr. Lynch, following the signing of the contract, said to the workers: "You have Jumped off, and in the deep «nd of the pool. Now we must finish the task. This Is an auspicious occasion. . we have been' working • toward this goa since 1926 and we now are determined to see the project through to completion. We can raise $165,000 needed and we must do it. The immediate objective or the campaign is to obtain as much as possible In cash at this time and as . much in pledges as possible. The-pledges are to cover a two- year period. The sanctuary must be furnished with funds in excess of the J269.444 needed to finance .tha construction. : Construction Costs Trimmed The was for approximately 1305.000 but this was reduced to ?269,444 , by eliminating some Kerns, and leaving others unfinished but at the same time providing a sanctuary which can be used, it- was explained. ' "The next few days will be of tremendous-importance,", the Rev. Mr. Bagley/told workers. The growth of Blytheyille demands thai we build now, and we its a church' must build if we are to grow spiritually, and we must build if the church is to exert Its greatest Influence on - the 'children ' of today There is no.easy lime to build. "In this campaign we want to reach every member in order flint he may.-'have ah opportunity 'to participate In .this great- event. It •will take all of « to see the BLVTHFVTLLB (ARK.) COURIER KZW1 ..._. ,.*,„.„ ^rf.^-'^^^a^-Ais&* jisj'{t iS-Yi'Y -'"*>7»ir.*f'*'" RUBBLE MAKES BRICKS^War ruins In Warsaw. Poland, Tr.' providing the bricks badly needed for reconstruction. Special mills located near the devastated area., «frind up the rubble (or concrete- mixing machines Workmen above are moving the ground rubbl. to the mixers (t will end up as finished cement bricka Bolivian Pilot May Survive Crash Injury WASEJ1NGTON, Nov. 4. W, _ octors fought to save the life il rick-Rios.BridoUK today after the Bolivian pilot suffered a sharp relapse upon learning that the plane collision which had injured him had killed 55 others. Attending physicians gave the battered young director of Bolivian aviation a 60-40 chance to pull through. He is In an Alexandria Vs.. hospital with a broken spine, two brokerf ribs, head Injuries and pneumonia. RIos Brldoux was at the controls of a P-38 fighter plane which tore into an Eastern Airlines DC-4 over National .Airport Tuesday, causing the death of all 55 aboard the transport. 'The Bolivian was the only person to survive the crash. Doctors kept from him all details of the accident. Bolivian Ambassador Ricnrdo Martinez Vargas had explained: "Latin Americans are very sensitive,, and It would Kill him to head about it." * Yesterday It was disclosed that a visitor had spilled the whole story to the injured-pilot. Hospital attendants reported that RIos Brl- doux, who had been*'on the'mend look a turn for the .worse. job through, and we must give liberally," he said. It' was stated that results of the canipnign will bo tabulated ind announced at a meeting to be ieid possibly on Thanksgiving Day. f the goal has'not been reached, » clean-up drive will be organized early in December. U.S. Engineers to Delay Submission of White River Development Plan LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 4. (AP) _ Submission of the White River Valley development plan will be delayed to permit further study of the Wolf Bayou Dam near Batesville Ark. Col. Thomas A. Lane, Little Rock district U. S. engineer, sai dthe revised program would be deferred until the end of the year for reevaluation of commercial limestone deposits. • At a Newport, Ark., hearing Thursday night, contraction of Woll Bayou Dam was opposed on the ground that It would force relocation of the Missouri Pacific tracks and make the limestone deposits Inaccessible. Col. lane said a proposed site 10 miles upstream from the recommended Wolf Bayou Dam site would make construction cost higher and cause a large loss of storage capac ity In the lake behind the dam WARNING OIIDER In (lie Chancery, Court, Cliicka- sawba District, .Mississippi County, Arkansas. Jiiiinita Jclfries, PHI. vs - . No. 10,818 J,.D. Jeffries, Jr., Dft. The defendant J. D. Jeffries. Jr. is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff uanita Jeffries. ....... .. ,...Dated ( this 22 dny of August, 1949. Harvey Morris, Clerk Percy A. Wright, ally, for plaintiff. . H. G. Partlow atty, ad litem AMERICAN UNITED INSURANCE COMPANY ANNOUNCES the opening of new and separate offices serving its patrons in 'the Blytheville area — S LIFE INSURANCE OFFICE: JAMES A. BRYANT, MANAGER The Farmers Bank Building (2nd Floor) TELEPHONE 2952 MORTGAGE LOAN OFFICE: WILLIAM F. BEAR, MANAGER 101 noUGAN AVKXUE TELEPHONE 2776 > YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO DROP IN AND SEE US! FORUM Continued from .""age 1 he said, could be done but "it is u. to the people of Blylhevllle to pro ceed." The importance of an adequate sewage system was pointed out b Mr. Moses, who said sewers are con ildered more Important than nut ural gas or streets to an industrj that Is seeking a location. He also said that extension o sewer systems are a major need In many cities and U a "big problem.' The "foundation" plan of attract Ing industries to a community "L perfectly proper If handled right.' Mr. Moses said In answer to another question. This method involves the soliciting of contributions In a community with which to coastruct buildings or other facilities an Industry requires before It can locate n a city. Godfrey White, Osceola planter, brought up the problem of finding an industry that would provide lart-time work that would absorb farm labor idle between harvest and planting seasons. Charle.s T. Evans ol Liltle Reck. vie* president of Arkansas Power and Light Co.. said he had dijcuss- cd this problem with industrialists isiting Arkansas and that they did not know of such nn Industry. Could Turn to Poultry Ross Mauney of Little flock, rural development director for AP and L, aid this problem was general hroughout this region and suggest- d raising poultry and livestock to ill the present gaps in demand for arm labor. The only way to stabilize the ag- icullural labor force, he said. wa.s hrough diversification of crops. When asked if more community etterment clinics have been planed throughout the state. Mr. Mose.s eplied that they are being held very week. A clinic began at Dar- enelle Wednesday, he said. He dded that clinics will be held •herevcr they are sought by a city. The clinics have aroused interest ver the nation, he said, including uch cities as Philadelphia. Cleveand and New York. Mr. Moses said ersons in those stale* express sur- rise at the co-operation between usines-s and state government in n effort to improve communities. Prank Canirell, managing direc- ir of the AEC-State Chamber of ommerce, said in answer to a ques- on on holding such clinics by mall lat this had been tried but the est results are obtained from "face- i-face" discussions at meetings. Both Worth D. Holder, manager the Blytheville chamber, and harles Jollifl, secretary-manager the Osceola C. of C., said the ommunity betterment clinics had suited in .successful plans and rejects in both cities. Plan Stale-wide Merlin; A state-wide forum, MT.'" Moses id. was scheduled to be held in ttle Rock Dec. 19. It will follow,,*; ncheon at which U.S. Sen. JoKrY McClellan of Camdcn will be the. incipal speaker. About 2,000 per- ns, including all of Arkansas' ingrcssional delegation and Gov. Sid MoMith. are expected to attend, he Mid. Urging that citizens "build" their communities and thus attract new Industries. Mr. Moses said In his talk thnt "There are 1.000 concerns In the United States today looking for new locations, favorable Uws »nd new attitudes — close to the simple things of life." • "If your community could provide a place for their workers and fil) their needs, they would look /you up," he said. / Of the 75 counties In Arkansas. Mr. Moses said. 70 have been organized through the community development clinics and have done "marvelous jobs." In the past five years, Mr. Moses iaid. Arkansas has doubled the number of manufacturing plant!, more than tripled manufacturing Income, added $200.000,000 to prop erty assessments, sent per capita income from S246 to 1863, and in :reased bank deposits twice as faj is the national increase. Tn the past two years, he said 550 new or bigger manufacturini plants hate been brought into Arkansas, However, he said, he "doesn't see why so many products tre sold under the brands of other states." He urged that products of Arkansas also be processed within the state :o add to their value. Council In Fifth Tear In reviewing the history of the Arkansar Economic Council, which was organized five years ago, Mr. Moses said the AEG was set up 'primarily to sell the people of this 'ich delta section on themselves, heir power and their responsiblli- les." He said that at the time the AEC vas organized, there was a need o sell Arkansas to the "money marts of the nation." Arkansas was much-maligned and lookert-down- on then, he said, and bonds issued >y the state were under-rated, iowever. he ".aid. the state Is now ooked up to through the work done >y the AEC There is still a need, however, Mr. Moses said, to "sell the people n themselves." The AEC-State Chamber ol Commerce began its "Build Your lome Town" program of commun- ty betterment clinics to see "what would happen if the business men helped communities to build." This was done, he said, to offset criti- ism that Arkansas businessmen vere Interested solely in dollars and lot in the welfare of the people of he slate. The AEC began its work with 32 men end now has a membership of more than 1.000. Mr. Moses said. By^Christmas. he explained, 100 owns will have their own comnuin- ty building plans and the sponsors ill have tnlked to 50.000 persons. Local Responsibility Stressed Discussing trends of the federal overnment toward the welfare tate. Mr. Moses said "the Time has ome when if this form of govern- nenl is to be saved, every:person ni'st be alive and on his feet." Crop surpluses are piling up and he government is going back to a if stem p,f „ con trois,, in,-agriculture le • said. People.farefconfused'*and usin essmeri 'don't?.'yan t' to" rjsk 'ca ri- al on new' veritufea'"iiec*use "the overnment will take all their pro- it," Mr. Moses declared. Urging solution "of our own prob- lems," Mr. Moses uld th» nttlon economy requires that the r>|( section be kept valuable. "We must." he said, "wake up think strilght and work togethe to build up the spirit of the people Their morale is low." "The government can't take care of everybody," he said, "but as loni as children tre taught to make i way of life «nd people are taugh the government doesn't owe-then a living—only in opportunity—then the country Is safe." "It Is," Mr. Moses concluded, '•» matter of our Individual resoons! billties." Mr. Moses was Introduced by E B. Thomis, of the Blytheville Ro tary Club. Xtae Towiu Keprttented In addition to Blylheville, towns !«king part In the forum • Includec Leachvllie, Manila, Dell, Luxora Osceola. Wilson, Armorel, and Caruthersville, Mo. • The luncheon and forum were attended by representatives of the Kiwanis Club. Lions Club, Chamber of Commerce. Rotary Club, Junior Chamber of Commerce and Parent- Teachers Associations. Prior to Mr. Moses' address, Mr Cantrell Introduced members of the six-city tour. ' 'Other members of the tour present yesterday Included Dr. Paul Brann and Dr. James Coddington of the University of Arkansas Institute of Technology, Fayetteville; Ernest L. Bailey, mayor of Cabot and director. AEC-State Chamber of Commerce; M. G. Young, president of Young's Department Store. Carlisle; Don Holiman. Beaumont. Texas, state co-ordinator of Boys- 'ille of Arkansas at Wynne. Tour members from Little Rock included Jack Kaufman, engineer of the Division of Hospitals, State Board of Health; L. C. Babcr. executive director of Arkansas Chain Stores Council; Charles It. Bowers, ndustrial director of Arkansas Resources and Development Commission; Pat Cavincss, deputy manager, Sond Sales Division, U.S. Treasury Department; Ed Eisenberg, manger of Hotel Grady Manning; R. 3. Elwood, assistant cashier of Worthcn Bank and Trust Co : James J. Holloway, secretary-trea- urer of AEC-SCC; W. H. Marak, listrict engineer for Bureau of "ommunity Services. General Serv- :e Administration; Sam Metcalf, ice presidr ', Commercial National Bank; Charles Orth, assistant vice -resident. Union National Bank; Seorge Rorex, ,Peoples National Sank; Minor Summers, assistant o President, Arkansas Power and Light Co.; Robert Wlmberly, advertising department, AP .'; L. Others present Included T. R rreen. manager" of the West Memphis Chamber of Commerce: Ted WniKir of radio station ROSE, Os ceola; Justin R. Anderson, chief o} Little Rock Associated Press Bureau; Charles T. Davis, Jr., associate editor of the Arkansas Gazette. Little Rock; and George Douthit staff correspondent of the Arkansas Democrat. Little Rock. Following the forum here, tin- group left for Paragould, s\here a forum_jr,as held last night Forums also will be held at Walnut Ridge' and Newport today. , 1 WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chicka- , ^ Just Received! Quantity of SPECIAL PURCHASE DRESSES FOR ONLY 4// New Styles, Colors And Shades For Fall! FRIDAY AND SATURDAY ONLY Hurry! They Won't Last Long At This Price! Horace Boyd Godwin P Wanda Godwlni D« N °' The defendant Wanda Godwin Is hereby warned to aprx-ar »• (hi, thirly day, ,„ the CO S^,,^ 1 ' the caption hereof and answer the complaint ot th« pl.inu« W H O , a« FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1949 Buyd Godwin. Dnled this 20 dny of October. 1M9 Harvey Morris, Clerk By Betty Ball. D. o Percy Wrlshl, attorney for plain.' tiff, 10-31-49 10-28 . , .U-4 n-u ROY BAKER fermtrly with Glin Harrison Motor Co. 'is now connected with our firm. 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