The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 24, 1950 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 24, 1950
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PAGE FOURTEEN B1ATHEYILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAY 24, 19W New Maritime Board Created By President Truman Also Names Three Chairmen for Federal Commissions WASHINGTON, May 24. (/Pi- President Truman today created a new federal martime board and named Maj. Gen. Philip B. Fleming to be undersecretary of commerce for transportation. The President also picked three chairmen of federal commissions, including his old friend. Mon C. Wallgren, to head the Federal Power Commission. Wallgren, former governor of Washington, succeeds Nelson Lee Smith. Acting under powers bestowed in federal reorganization plans which took effect today, Mr. Truman also: named former Senator James M. Mead, New York Democrat, to be chairman of the Federal Trade Commission and designated Harry A. McDonald to be chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. Maritime Board Set Up Mead, former Senate colleague of the President, replaces Lowell Mason, a Republican who has been acting chairman of the FTC. McDonald has been serving as head of the SEC, through the election of fellow members of the commission. The reorganization snakeup produced a temporary three-member Federal Maritime Board to replace the 14-year-old Maritime Commission which was abolished today. Tile new board will serve for up lo 90 days pending appointment of permanent members. It Is mode up of: John T. Koehler, now assistant secretary of the Navy, who will be acting chairman; South Trimble. 'Jr., now chairman of the Commerce Department's advisory board on the Inland Water Ways Corp; and Rear Adm. Paul L. Mather, retired, the liquidator of war assets. Fonr Displaced INefl without Jobs were four members of the old five-man commis- •lon. The chairman, Gen. Fleming, stepped Into new prominence ns policy coordinator of all government transportation activities with the title of undersecretary of commerce. The displaced members are Raymond McKcoiigh, David J. Coddairc Orenrtlla Mellen, and Joseph K. Carson. The new board will operate within the Commerce Department, under supervision of Secretary Snwyer. It lacks many powers of the old commission, but a new maritime administration Is to be set up—also in Commerce-lo handle ship .sales, charters, purchases, maintenance of the reserve fleet, mul general housekeeping chores. Sixteen of the President's 21 pro-' posed reorganization plans went into effect today. The Senate yesterday cleared the last three after killine fist Erevtously. Millions of years ag owhale.s lived on land and walked around on four legs,- says the Book of Knowledge yearbook. Actress Dale Evans •arced to Miss Visit To Home-Town Osceola Dale Evans, actress wife of Roy Rogers and a native of Osceola, is laving to pass up her "old home own" in her visit to this area. Her aunt. Mrs. I,. D. Massey at Osceola. said that the movie actress Liul her husband had expressed re- jret at not being able to visit In Osceola, but [hat their two-day visit s Memphis was being run on a 15- ninute schedule. The screen star cowboy and his vife arrive in Memphis yesterday and will leave tomorrow night. Mrs. Rogers was educated in Memphis, )itt before her marriage she was vliss Frances Smith of Osceola. She explained to Mrs. Massey by elephone that, she would visit her nothcr. Mrs. W. H. Smith, formerly of Osceola, in Dallas, Tex., on their eturn lo Hollywood. The actress Is the former Mrs. Thomas Fox. and sister-in-law of Mrs. Whitney Morgan of Blylhe- vllle. GUIDKD liOMU-Tms Ls the Tar- zon, a 12,000-pound guided bomb which the Bell Aircraft Corp. disclosed has been in production at its plant near Niagara Palls. Buffalo N. y., for three years. It is released from heavy aircraft like nn ordinary bomb, but can be gnidnc to its target by radio, standing beside it is Master Sgt. Robert c Craig, St. Louis, Mo., an instructo assigned to the Niagara Falls Ail rational Guard base.—(AP Wire photo). Great to relieve 'PERIODIC' TO MAKi: LKGITLMATK |)|J. 1UT—Buxom Marie Wilson, a vfit- ;ran of the stage revue and the icreen, studies her lines as she prepares for her legitimate debut in 'The School for Scandal." she will lerform in her first play for the Circle Theater of Hollywood, play- ng Lady Teazle In the l»th cen- tre costume production. (AP Wire- phoLo) GOLD Continued rrom Page 1 he Bronx, Manhattan nnd Queens, N.Y., the FBI said. Visited United Stales During the war and postwar per- od. Dr. Fuchs frequently visited he United States. As an official British government atomic scieut- st he had access to important tomic laboratory work at Los llamas, N.M. and elsewhere. Dr. Franklin C. Fetter, chief res- lent physician at Philadelphia iencral Hospital, said Gold wns^tn harge of biological rcascarch ill he heart station of the hospital. The research project on which >old was employed was aimed par- icularly at Investigation of rheil- lattc fever, often connected with icart diseases. Onlrt Worked Hard Dr. Herbert Began?,, a resident ihysician at Philadelphia General, described Gold as "a hard worker, vho often worked late at night." le continued: "There was no secrecy connected vith the work at the hospital. There no secret projects here and willing that has to do with atom- c energy radium or nnvlhing In hat line." The Justice Department said Harry was born In Switzerland and hat both his parents were natives )t Russia. He came to the United States in 1914 when he was four 'ears old. Their family name of was changed to Gold .vhen they were naturalized, the department said. Gold Makrs Statement The FBI, which indicated it has benn watching- Gold for a long ime. quoted him as telling bureau igcnts ivhcn ho was taken Into ens- Earl Wavell Dies After Relapse Famed Field Marshal Beat- Italy in Egypt; Was Military Leader LONDON, May 24. M>)_ Karl Wavell. the one-eyed British field marshall who crushed Italian armies In Africa 10 years ago, died today. Wavell was created an Earl on Feb. 90,1947. He became a viscount in 1943. The veteran soldier, who also served as Viceroy of India in Die turbulent period after the war, underwent an abdominal operation on May 6. his 67th birthday. lie suffered a relapse .Sunday. A daring strategist who believed In Inking calculated risks, Archibald Percival Wavoll won the first substantial victories for Britain fn the last war. He turned the tide, temporarily at least, in 1910 and 1341 and Inspired the empire witli hope in a time of deep depression. Wave!! drove Italian forcc.s from Egypt, cleared much of Circnnlcn and .smashed Die strongest elements of Mussolini's African troops. Viceroy of India Wavell was transferred lo the British command in India where, in a period of great political turbulence, he. became viceroy. In the Far East, as a military commander and a political leader, he played a role in the war against the Japanese which was deeply appreciated in America. Wavel] was awarded the Legion of Merit, after the war, by President Truman. Wavell Visited Canada. I.ate In 1913 Wavell visited Canada on the Invitation of Canadian veterans. He attracted attention nt Ottawa by saying that in his opinion Germany remains a greater menace in Weslcrn Europe than Russia. He described Germany as a "convicted criminal," but observed that so far Russia had merely "committed loitering with intent" On his return to England winter Wavell was elected governor of the Shakespeare Memorial Theater at Stratford-on-Avon, a post he found most congenial. But his primary interest remained In the military field Wavell started fighting for the king in the South African war in 1301. Later he was engaged In operations on India's northwest fron- Mer. He lost an eye while fighting In Prance in the first World War Married In 1915 to Eugenie Marie Quirk. Wavell had two daughters' and a son. The .son. Viscount Keren born In 1916, will succeed to the earldom. Organ Given baptist Church n Leachville Formal dedication of an organ .vcn the first Baptist Church in eaclivillc In memory of the late Dr. mos Elmer Robinson will be con- uctcd at 2:30 pjn. Sunday at the lurch. The organ is being presented to ic church by Mrs. Robinson and er daughter, Mrs. Robert L. Pierce, ic former Miss Dorothy Robinson. Mrs. O. J. II lid gins, organist, and rtrs. Carol Martin, soloist, both of oncsboro will present a 45-minutc oncert In connection with the dedl- ation ceremonies. W. W. Cox, senior deacon, Is to ccept the new organ on behalf of ic church, and Elzie Walker will lace a plaque on the organ. Dr. Robinson was a Leachville hy.sician for 30 years before his eath, and is a past president, of ic Mississippi County Medical Soety. Pilot Partially Blamed in Crash THE HAGUE. Netherlands May 23. {/?>)_Tlie Dutch board of air Investigation today put partial blame on the pilot of the KLM plane which crashed near Bombay, India July 12. 1049. killing 13 American newspaper correspondents and 32 other persons. The board, confirming conclusions drawn earlier by an Indian governmental commission, said the pilot began landing his plane at a moment when weather conditions were below the minimum required for the field. The board said the pilot erred also In venturing too low over ground where a dangerous mountain formed an obstacle. Pickets Demand FEPC WASHINGTON. May 24 —(>Fj— Members of Henry A. Wallace's Progressive Party marched back and forth in front of the White House today with SIKHS demanding passage of fair employment practices legislation. torly: "I thought that I would be help ing a nation whose linal aims I approved along the road to industrial strength. Particularly was I taken with the Idea that whatever I did would go to help make living conditions far more advanced along the road as we know them here ii! the United States." Gold also was quoted by the FB. as saying he "felt that as an ally I was only helping the Soviet Un ion obtain ccrlnin information thn I thought it was entitled to." Helps Build Up Resistance Against Ttit ml Do functional monthly ailments make you suller from pains at such limes? And do you start suffering a few rtaj-s be/ore your period from nervous flrangely restless, wc.ik. drngr/ing fecl- IIIRS — due lo this cause? Then st,irl InXing Lydla E. 1'inkhnm'o Vegetable Comixmnd to relieve such symptoms. Pinkham's Compound DOM MORE than relieve this monthly pain. It abo relieves accompanying nervous, tense emotions of this nature. Kcgular uso helps build up resistance against such female distress. The Komarfs /ricnrll LYOW E. PINKHAM'S ESSSSi to/en Car Is Found Abandoned on Locust City police today reported the re- overy of a 1048 model Dodge club ouple which was reiwrted stolen rom the driveway or the Eddie n. lavid home at 1510 West Main treet Sunday morning. The car was found abandoned on />cust Street near the Blylheville Janning Company yesterday. The ar was owned by Mrs. David. Officers said that the car appar- ntly was abandoned after its gas line supply had exhausted. Mississippi River Fuel Corp. Seeks To Expand Service in Arkansas WASHINGTON, May 23. (AP) — 4 The Federal I'ower, Commission opened a hearing today on an application of the Mississippi River Fuel Corp., St. Louis, lo expand Its service in Arkansas, Missouri and Illinois. The hearing is before Examiner Clifford Snider. He will report his findings later to the commission. Mississippi flivcr Fuel desires to install additional compressor units to increase its daily capacity from 266,000,000 to 375,000.000 cubic fet. The increased capacity would be used to meet demands of present customers for more gas, supply gas in 29 communities in Arkansas and Missouri now without natural gas .service and to connect additional Industrial users to its main lines. Consldrred as Source Mississippi River Fuel Corp. has been considered in two different proposals to bring natural gas to Mississippi County, but no definite plans have crystalized for using this source. T. J, Raney and Sons, Little Rock bond firm representing Mid-South Gas Co., proposed to being gas here from the Mississippi River Fuel line west of I'aragould but now Mid- South plans (o serve parts of Bust Arkansas, from a Texas Gas Transmission Co. line to be constructed across the River from Mississippi to Helena. Arkansas - Missouri Power Co., which holds the franchise to serve Blytheville, has announced that the Mississippi River Fuel Corp. line was considered by them as a secondary source. However, Ark-Mo plans tcday continued to Include purchase of gas from the Texas- Eastern 'irammlssion "Big Inch" line. Company's Hospitals Made Home PARRIS 1SI.AND, S.O. '(AP)_To Marine Sergeant William E. Sechrest, Naval Hospitals have become as much like home as his barracks life. He has already spent three of the past eight years recuperating from seven automobile accidents In which he has been involved, and Irom wounds received during the Guadalcanal campaign of 1942. An expert, midget car racer on the Midwest circuit prior to his entry into the Corps, Sergeant Sechrest is presently recovering In the Naval Hospital, Beaufort. S.C.. from a broken back sustained In an auto accident last December. Incidentally, the sergeant wasn't driving at the time of any of the seven car accidents. Clectric Cremation BOMBAY. India. fAP) _ India, original home of human creation, is soon to have its first electric crematorium in Bombay. The cremation will disopse of bodies in a few minutes instead of the hours now required by the wood-burning process. Although Mahatnm Gandhi advocated electric incinerators, mast Hindus are averse to any way of burning except by use of logs or at least charcoal heaps and cowdung cakes. The municipality is not certain the electric crematroium will be immediately popular, but counts on two factors to keep busy. One is large number of deaths by the Boy Scout Board Of Review Held Promotions Studied For Court of Honor Next Tuesday Night Boy Scouts In the North Mississippi County District last night participated in a board of review to determine advancements to be made at a Court of Honor at the Junior Chamber of Commerce clubhouse next Tuesday night, Percy Wright, advancement chairman for the district, had pointed out that the advancements recognized at the May 30 Court of Honor would be the last made prior to summer camps. Advancements from second to first class Scouts reviewed lust night include those for Lanny Fowler Troop 31, sponsored by the American Legion; Fny Davis, Charles G. Gum- co, Fred Gore, and Robin Walsh of Troop 38, sponsored by the First Christian Church. Advancements lo Second Class Scouts were made for the following from Trot? 38: Dorane Adams, Ronald Johnson, Fred Gore, and Bob Willingham. From Troop 22, si»n- sorcd by the Jaycecs, Jerry Edwards, Ellis Ray Seymour, Jimmj Tompkins and Buddy Van Hoosei were reviewed for advancement to Second Class Scouts, and Fred Abbott from Troop 31. Merit badges will go to Bobby Kelton Francis, music; Charles Ray Hall, rabbit raising, machinery, conservation, astronomy, animal industry, beef production and home repairs; Roger Sudbury, book binding: and Freddy Gore, animal la- roadside of poor people. The muni- clurtryV muVic nnd home remlVs C ^"!r"lS.5™- ™ e ° ther . C1 ! ar *s **? "all also has made CAP Squadron Here to Study Radio Equipment Maj. R. A. Owens of Walnut Ridge, group communications officer for the Civil Air Patrol, will meet with the Blytheville squadron at 7 p.m. tomorrow night «t squadron headquarters in Hanger Number Four at Blytheville Municipal Airport. Major Owens will bring radio equipment for checking out local C.A.P. personnel. The equipment with which training and check Is to be done wilj later be assign to the lilylhevilte group. Senior members of the O.A.P. along with the high school group, or cadet class, are scheduled ror Instruction. Lt. Paul Bradley, member of thu squadron here is scheduled to explain aircraft record forms. rient k *r gnl3 Electric Iron Cause Of Blaze on West Vine An electric iron, left connected on an Ironing board, was the cause of a fire alarm at the home of City Councilman Harry Taylor at lot West vine yesterday afternoon. The iron Ignited the cover on the ironing board and set fire to wall paper In a room of the house. The blaze was extinguished before major damage to the house resulted. of the above activities, and ten Tenderfoot Scouts were reviewed, making them ready for tenderfoot investiture. They are Eddie Bakes, Billy D. Simmons. Jerry Cable Denis Chapin, and Jimmy Luin from Troops 31; ana Harry Taylor Adam Taylor, Bobby Hill. 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