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MONDAY, MAY 8, 195Z BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FACE rrvi Arkansas News Briefs— McMath Hints He Would Help Keep Campaign Expense Down By The Associated Press ; LrTTJ-iE BOCK—Gov. McMalh in a radio interview, indicated he would b« willing to tntcr an agreement wilh other gubernatorial cati- <lid«t«< lor to k«p campaign costs down, He wai interviewed yesterday by Harry S- Aslunore, executive eril- • tor of the Arkansas Gazette, on radio station KLRA. "I'm willing to enter into any kind of an agreement that v;ould cut tht co*t," McMath said. McMalh also said "the Highway Audit business will be a major ' vaubJ<H-t In the campaign." The Highway Audit Commission was highly * eriilc*! of the McMr.th administration in its report on operations of the lUM Highway Department. News oi Men In the Service ilan Alps. He Is attached Jo the 510th Field Artillery Battalion. Dr. J*hn Steel man to Speak at Convention LITTLE ROCK—Dr. John R. Steelman of Thornton, Ark., acting head of the Office of Defen.se Mobili/alion, will speak Saturday at the Annual National League of District postmasters Convention. Th* convention opens Thursday, Pan-Am, Lion Strikes Report 'No Progress' RL DORADO—There has been no progress in'titling the strike • t the Pan-Am Refinery and the Laoti Oil Company's chemical plant here. An fcll-day negotiation session Saturday between Pan-Am atid union of ft ci ale failed to reach * settlement. Lion is not negotiating. About 600 members are on strike against the chemical plant and another 350 at Fan-Am. The walkouts are part of the nationwide *trlk« of th« CIO Oil Workers International Union lor a 25-cent-an- hour waft IncreaM and other benefit*. .$$»r NT-feSfifcew •>.'k Cpl. Jo* N, Davis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Davis of Rt. 2. Bly-1 ;hevnle. recently was graduated from the Par Bast Command Chemical School at Cnmp Gifu, Japan. Pfc. Robert C. Powers, son of Mr. «nd Mrs. A. O. Powers of Vic- telephone course conducted at Fort Lewis, Wash. He has been a member of Headquarters Company, 546th Field Artillery Battalion, for the past year. Three Blytheville men are currently undergoing recruit training at the NaVBl Training Center, San Diego, Calif. They are Oeorge J. Anderson, son of Mr. and Mrs. It. L. Anderson; Max B. James, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bert Miller; nnd Virgil T. Handles', son of Mr. and Mrs. Roy U. Hamlley. U.S. to Help Build Homes After Tornado WASHINGTON W)—Government assistance will b« provided lor the construction of 150 permanent housing units for victims of the .Arch 21 tornadoes In Arkansas. The announcement svas made by ihe Housing and Home Finance Agency through Raymond M. Folev. its Housing administrator, lie snid assistance will be mad« available to private home builders through an extension of HHPA's disaster housing program. Rep. Mills (D-Ark) «atr] 105 of the homes are scheduled for Jud- jonla. Donlphan »nd Bald Knob- all In While County. Two Workers Killed in Attempt To Clear Derailed Train Cars Sgt. Renios N. Hensley, s o n of Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Hensley of Rt. 2, Manila has left Korea f o r rotation to the United States. Sgt. Hensley won the Combat Infantryman's Badge while serving wilh Ihc 7th Infantry Division's 31st Infantry Regiment. Arkantat Women Vote Against Draft of Females i*P TBCAMCANA—Th« Arkansas Federation of Business and Pro- fMfcMMl Women has voted down a proposal that military draft laws h* ••!!• applicable to women. ID other action at the group's annual convention here, Dr. Nora LiodquKt of Ft. anilth wax named president, to succeed Pauline Gideon •f m Dorado. Othar new officer! Include: Dease B. Cox, Hot Springs, first vice nt and Dr. Elenora Cawthon, Russellville. second vice president. McMath Praises Public School And Church Systems of U.S. HELENA, Ark. (>?•)— Praise for the public .school system "and churches In the United States was voiced by GOT. McMath lit the slat* DAV convention her*. Speaking, at yesterday morning's session, McMath satd, "As long as we preserve our present public school system and churches we will not have to worry about maintaining our free way or life." I'.vOuy T. Knox of Ft. Smith was I «atr ailed M Commander to suc- [ TTed G^tm p. Houston o£ Heber Springs. \ Other officers »r«: James R. Ntcholls, West Helena, aenlor vice commander; Ben T. Andrews, Har- rLson, 1st vice commander; Pranlt Rosamond, Conway, 2nd vice commander; James W h 1 1 b y. Hot ' Springs, 3rd vice commander and Harmon Btohop, Nashville, 4th vice , commander. Father Joseph Lourd. BerryvllLe, chaplain, Albert Rlchartisun, Bates- vine, treasurer; Ruth Meredith Harrison, historian; A L. Williams, Morrltton, icrgeant - at-arnus, and Fouke School Head 'Still Out' TBCARKANA, Ark. If) — The Fouke School Board reaffirmed its mls.iftl of It* school superlnten- I dent de.iplte the protest of some 250 I school patrons. rie board dismissed Supt Mor> Griffith last week, but recon- I stdered Its mov« Saturday on a pe- I tition by Fouke residents. School board officials and Grlf- | fith denied a report that police pro| tectlnn had been asked for the eeunff- Billy Batzner, BLscoe, judge advocate. Resolutions passed included one calling for Increased payments for disabled veterans. Another urged egislation be passed exempting double amputees and blind veterans from all personal and real estate taxes in Arkansas. Ft. Smith was chosen for the 1953 convention. Charles L. Butler, nvlalion elec- Ironies technician third class, USN, of Kei.ser, is presently attached to Patrol Squadron 44. a Peace Officers to Meet In Little Rock Thursday LITTLE ROCK MV-The Arkansas Peace Officers Association wll open their annual 2-ilay convention here Thursday. Keen Johnson, former eoverruH of Kentucky and now vice pre.siden* of Reynolds Medals Corporatioi will speak Thursday night. unit of the Atlantic fleet A i Wing's .anti-.submarine p a l r o bomber command based at No folk. Va. WASHINGTON (#) _ President' .., The Aiwflaled Prfsi | derailment (wo miles south of Km- Truman's foreign aid program will Two workmen were killed while | lah (Miller County). become a top congressional lublect --••'— --I—.. '-—« . ^.....n..i I ,,„,_.. ~ ,., ... „ ., next week, with legislator* talklr* Foreign Aid Bill to Congress •leai'lng wreckage from a derailed Miller County Sheriff \V. E. D -*~* "^*, *,**,, icguiaujr* UIKIIW reight train near Texarkana. and | said a freight car, being hoisted of cutting funds and adding c«rU1a a 19-year-old youth was fatally In' in on automobile accident, -v, «,,pll Arkansas' violent dentil toll lo 15 for the week ending Sai- irday night. A 14-year-old farm youth was accidentally shot while examining a ,22 cnliber rifle at his parents 'atm home, four miles south of DC Queen Sunday night. He was Herman 7,:icharias, son of Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Zfichanns. • W. P. Koepke, 35. and Harold r.rc Peacock, 39, both of Texarkann, Ark., were killed while "Hempiing to clear a Texas and Pacific track of SL'Atered debris from a train Ixjyd Melvln Robinson was Injured fatally Sunday when his cur pluilK- , by a work train struck ihc mnn when a cable slipped. "lfs" be voted. to the assistance that mar Stalc Trooper Jim Swlxut-h said i The S(ln ^< will begin floor con- shieratitm Monday of a bill !oppin» one billion dollars from the Presi- Info a creek on Highway 64 near ute^^a're'ndln^Jur, 1 . 9 ^'^ 0 ? 0 '** • ••i»iHii. u» u-n, M,., cn ,, ^f >« r tlle J " Rf ending June 30, 1953. Clarksville. He was the son of Mr. and Mr.s. George H, Robinson of] ' ~ Honiiny Creek Community. Read Courier News Classified Ad* Arkansas State College Given Agri Approval U'rn.K ROCK c/i-V — Arkansas State College at Jonesboro has been ' approved by the U. S. O/llce ol ' Kducatton as an institution for j tcaelif-is of \'ocationul agriculture. | Stat'j CcmmiMloner A. H. linnclr | Jr.. .says isovrlr-UH-nl ap[>roMil ol [ ilir >d a I will uiluxv Us aHUi'uI:nre i 'ii.t:i a'L.^ lo teat-h anywhere in the i See if now! Today's Big Difference in automatic washers— At Leading Dealers SKES A-HI.AST—Cpl. Samuel L. Ij?ster, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lester of Holland, Mo., \vtis one of the 2,000 Marines who witnessed the atomic blast set off at Camp Desert Rock, Nev,, last week. A mock assault by Marines on an objective near the center of the Impact area followed (he blast. Cpl. Lester L? attached to a battalion stationed at Camp Peiidleton, Calif. (.Marine Corps I'hoto) Sgt. 1st Clnss Gerald A. Summers, husband of Mrs. Blsbeth Summers of Blytheville, has re-enlisted In the Army for six-year period. Sfc. Summers, who has two years and nine months overseas service, re-enlisted at Number*?, Germany, where he is attached to Co. B, 793rd Military Police Battalion. Sgt. Thoman W. Baxley. Jr., of Rl. 2, Lenchvllle, has been awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service in Korea ns a military police investigator. His citation states: "Often his quest for the solution of a crime took him In the vicinity of the enemy. . . Through his diligent efforts, many thousands of dollars of ... government property and equipment have been recovered." Lake Village Man Named President Of Educators LITTLE ROCK !iPl— M. H. Russell, superintendent of schools at Lake Village Chicot County has been elected president of the Arkansas EducaUon Association to suc- ced R. Allen Lynch of Tyronza. Ark. AEA members voted by mall. Other officers are R. H. Colo, Magnolia, vice president; Mrs. L C. Graves. De Queen, rcordlng secretary; Charles S. Allen, Little Rock, treasurer; W. E. Orr, Searcy. member of the Board of Dirctors from District 2 and C. R. Teeter of Star City, director lor the District Pfc. Myron Strickland, Jr., of 416 South Elm, served with t h e "Green" aggressor forces In Exercise Avalanche, U. S.-French maneuvers held recently In the Aus- RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. j 75 Arkansas Cities to Be \Cited for Accomplishment LITTLE ROCK OF) — Cash award* totaling »4,800 will be Awarded leaders of IS Arkans&A cttiw chosen M winners in the second annual Arfcan.^a.i Community Accomplishment. Contest. Trie nwardx will bt marie here Thursday at a luncheon. Gideons Elect- Clyde T. Hollis LITTLE ROCK W5 — Clyde T. Hollis of Little Rock has been elected president of Gideons In Arkansas, j T. E. Wreyfcrd of Texarkana was elected vice president. Other officers elected at the organization's annual state convention here were G. W. Blankenship of Little Rock, chaplain, and W. A. Jackson of Benton, secretary. Wasp Due Tomorrow NEW YORK lift— Tile damaged aircraft carrier Wasp is expected to arrive here tomorrow, a Navj spokesman said today. ALWAYS A DOUBLE FEATURE I'hone 4621 Show Starts NVeckdays 7:00 p.m. Sat. Sun. 1:00 p.m. LAST TIMES TONITE! 2 HITS! iJOHN BARRYMORE, JR. „ - s!B s» B \ /ffe /*^- Also Cartoon * Shorl* TUCS.-WED. DOUBLE FEATURE Also Shorts & News Monday & Tuesday 'CAPTAIN HORATIO HORNBLOWER Gregory Peck Virginia Mayo WED.-THURS. "STRANGERS ON A TRAIN" Farley Granger Rtilh Roman & Rohl. Walker NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Ccnler MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. f'hone 58 MONDAY "TEXAS CARNIVAL Red Skclton Ksther Williams TUESDAY "EAGLE SQUADRON" Robert Stack- Jon Hall WED.-THURS. "Model & The Marriage Broker' Jeanne Grain Scott Brady MAKE WHITSITT'S YOUR MOTHERS DAY SHOPPING HEADQUARTERS Cotton chiffons and imported voiles for that VI. 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