The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 10, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 10, 1949
Page 5
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 1949 BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.V COURIER OTCWt FACE FIVE Hot in Colombia Conservatives Decree "State of Siege" on Eve of an Election Obituaries BOGOTA, Colombia. Nov. "i—Colombia's conservative Retired Railroad Employee Dies Of Heart Ailment Ed Poster, a retired railroad «m- ift_ I ployee, who resided at 716 West Ash .. died at 10:15 this morning at OB Lewis, Miners Obey Orders; Some Grumble LEWIS ernment has decreed a state of ceola I" an ambulance en route to siege and suspended all sessions I a Memphis hospital, of the Liberal-dominated .Congress In Funeral rites will be conducted . u«.»-«>»« .."-*, ,111, W *. ... „ .nove climaxing weeks of pre- at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Cobb election clashes In which hundreds Chapel by the Rev. E. C. Brown, pastor of the First Baptist Church, and radio and burial will be In the Kmwood also"wasi "ordered by" President Mar- Cemetery. reportedly have died. Censorship of press iano Osplno Perez. Mr. Poster was 55 years old, he (News of the state of siege was was born near Cape Oirardeau, Mo., /i»l last night by Ihe Associated September 3, 1894. and had lived WSs correspondent in Bogota and here for the past 22 years. Before was not received in New York until his retirement he had .been em- PITTSBtJRGH, Nor. 1«. W) Thousands of John L. Lewie' United Mine. Worker* followed the orders o! their bow today. They dug coal. The unpredictable Lewis ordered '"Is 318,000 soft coal miners east of the Mississippi to go back lo the pits until midnight, November 30. They had been Idle eight weeks. Lewis is still trying to get a contract to replice the one which expired last June C 30. . And some of Lewis' members -say they don't like the Idea of going back to work until the contract issue is settled. But, as always, they're following Lewis' orders. "Why go back for just three weeks?" was the general reaction Continued from ?•««, 1 h'j hand« Of Lewis, leaving the coal situation on tht White House doorstep. It.wu clear the (•Ternnent h not n»w di*P«Md to lei » new itrike occur wlth«ut MUM Mtt of White H»ue action. "I don't think we can >it Idly by and let them go Into a long period of idle negotiations, and force an other strike," Chlng told reporters He seemed lo think there should be some time limit for reaching an . this morning.) ployed by the Frisco Railway Corn- The state of siege was proclaim- pany for 38 years, He was a mem- ed last night after troops cordcned ber of the Baptist Church and the nff Colombia's capltol building and American Legion, having been a stood guard throughout the country veteran of World War I. to sin-press any further outbreaks Mr. roster had been suffering of the bitter fighting which has from a heart ailment, which forced raged for the past month between his retirement about three yens Liberals and Conservatives. ago, for about six years. The president also suspended ses-j His survivors Include his wife; a slons of departmental assemblies daughter, Miss Bettye Foster, anc and municipal councils. a son. Jack Poster, all of Blythe- Wldespread rumors o! assassins-Uille. lion attempts against political other survivors are two brothers leaders were denied officially by will Foster of Cape Girardeaii the national radio. John Foster of St. Louis, t»'o Many business places in the ccn- s | s t ers/ Mrs. Charles Combs of St ler closed early yesterday after- i. O uis and MIK. J. C. Moore of noon as troops began moving Maiden, Mo. through the streets. Active pallbearers will include Curfew invoked Nathan Carle of Hayti, Mo.; Ed Earlier yesterday the government ] R ice, pi oy d Simpson G. O. poetz imposed a 9 p.m. to dawn curfew f. McDanlels, and Bolden in Bogota and in Call, Colombia's p ca lherston of Blylhevile. fourth largest city, to keep every- | one off the streets at night. Honorary pallbearers wil be: Tom among sober-faced group of miners at nearby Brldgeville when hey learned of Lewis' dramatic iOve. •. "We might as • well stay out till we get something," said one UMW member.'"After the 30th. we'll be ; at It (on strike) • again,"'another miner declared • grimly. - Black Market Being Cut PRAGUE—(y?>)—The Czechoslovak government reports' _ it is cutting down the nation's bJackmarket'with sharp prosecutions and a more liberal free market sale of goods without ration, coupons. Confiscations of blickmarket goods were reported to have. declined. Troops were dispatched to strat- VV. Jackson, Foy Dr. I. R, Johnson, • --„ Etchieson, Ralph Patton, E. egic points throughout the coun- Bi jac^so,^ j| mnly Baughman,' B. trv. Government buildings were put B Goodman, W. H. and Jim Sto- under heavier guard. Congress | van members and newspaper > reporters were barred from the capitol build- "specuiation grew that me ^ [Dies in Kennett Hospital might take over power from the 1 «" civilian government to curb the bloody outbreaks between Conservative and Liberal party mpporters- Such action might postpone the liloting schedule Nov. 27 to name successor to Conservative Presi- phis with her mother for-the^ past two weeks, and Mr. and Mrs.-Caldwell has also spent moat of the time there. ' . •The Johnson Funeral Home of agreement, after which the cas should he reported ,to Preslden Truman. Mr. Truman then could set up' (act-finding board empowered 't recommend a solution, as he eti earlier in the steel strike. Or h could invoke the Taft-Hartley act court injunction powers. Meanwhile, the coal mines wer being put back- Into production a fast as the pits could be reariie for the miners. Fiirloughed rai road workers were being called bac on some lines. Lewis wants a . boost In minei pay, shorter work hours, Increase In the present 20-cent to nage royalty on coal production f Hie miners' liealth and ' welfa fund. He Is reported to have asked it least one group of owners for a $15 daily wage, seven-hour day and 40-ccnt-a-ton royalty. ' Miners now get $14.05" for an eight-hour day. George Love, "a leading" operators' spokesman, told newsmen yesle-r- day lhat the owners are solid in their stand that there can be no boost' "now in coal costs, because of an already high price compared with oil and gas 'costs. Victims of Circumstances Arkansas Cities Man Observance - >f Armistice Day B; (he AwKUted trn» The 31st anniversary of the end f World War One will be observed Iddy in Arkansas Friday. The dramatic end of that oon- ict c»me »t 11 a.m. on Nov. H. 918. Veterans organizations In Pine Bluff, El Dorado, Jonesboro, Fort Smith, Hot Springs, Camden, Fay- tlcville, McGeree, Harrison and llicr cities plan elaborate programs to commemorate the event. A Forty and Eight wreck »'U (ea- ure the Jonesboro program. Trie mi organization of the America! Legion exacts attendance of 1& 'rom throughout the state, inchld ng the Fayctteville wrecking ere* which wi! initiate new members Attorney General Ike Murry wil speak al 11 a.m., following a slree parade, ' •- j^Ku whlc Caruthersyille Woman CARUTHERSV1LLE, Mo, Nov. 10 — Services were conducted Tuesday for Mrs. Eric Hooks Vick of I Caruthersville, Mo., In Salem, Miss.. dent Mariano Ospina Perez. by (he Rev. E. C. Driskell. Mrs. Vick, who was 75, died Monday In Newbur ments. n is in charge of arrange- Lewis' sudden action calling off ills strike seemed to he due to a combination of circumstances. His own. miners were becoming impatient, The public was being hard hit by lack of fuel with colder ^ouf Kc^as £»«•<«• St^n-^Sm Cem- n^rrt"^^ hard fighting belwen groups of | »i«»le. Mo., to visit two daughters Conservative and Liberal partisans. Each party blames the other for trie fighting. The government has coniivmed only a few of the reports. Press there. Born in Marshall County, Miss., she later moved to Arkansas and then to Southeast Missouri. She accounts put the death toll at more I ™> a member o! the Methodist than 500 in the last two weeks ol | ^ff"; J&S& aonVe" as 9 their candidate. The of Stee e Mo, and M"-.^™ Literals have said they will boy-IT™™'"". 1 »»'' Mrs. Lyndsey Bmith, She is survived by five daughters, Mrs. J. F- Douglass of Car- cott the voting. They charge the government has not preserved order and "any election now would not be a free vote. fight Negro Children Are Examined at Clinic Eight negro children were examined yesterday at a Well Child Conference conducted at the North' Pissippi County Health Unit. is conferences are sponsored by trie Blytheville Council of Church Women twice a month. Yesterday's clinic was conducted by the representatives of St. Stephiu Episcopal Church. Mrs. A. O Shinty and Mrs. L. u Hubener represented the sponsoring church and were assisted by Mrs. J. C. Droke. During the clinic one post polio victim was given physical therapy by Miss Elizabeth Samuels of the Arkansas 'Association for .the Crip- riled. both of Portageville; Charles Dean ~'ick of ville, Earl viclc of Kennett, Ralph Vick of Deering, Mo,, and J. A of Memphis; and two brothers Marvin Hooks and Walter Hooks, both of Memphis. She also leaves 24 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Citizens Funeral- Home of Wesl Memphis was in charge. Dell Woman's Mother Succumbs in Memphis Mrs. I. R. Cochran, mother o Mrs. A. E. Caldwell ol Dell, die. last night at the Baptist Hospita In Memphis, where she had been patient for two weeks. Rites for-Mrs. Cochran, 10, wi be conducted at 2:30 p.m. tomorro at the Presbyterian Church o Route Three, out of Newburn, Tenn lere Mrs. Cochran lived. Survivors include her husban :rs. Caldwell, and a son, and randchildren, Cathy Avm and El yn Caldwell, both of Dell. Mrs. W. I. Moore Dies; Rites to Be in Portia Mrs. Dora Moore, 70, ' widow of W. f. Nfoore, died at 11 a.m. today at the , Blytheville Hospital, here she had been a patient for ie / past 10 days. : ... . Funeral arrangements are incom- lete, but will . be" conducted , at fethodist church at Portia, under he direction .of the Higginbothom *uneral Home of Walnut Ridge, Mrs. Moore had made her home ith .her daughter, Mrs. .Herschel ackson in Blytheville for 'the past our years. Her husband died at o'rtia in '1940. . * . - ; Other survivors include a sister, trsV J- M- Hatfield .of. Portia,, aiu. wo brothers, J. H- Doan and W. 4. Dpan both o! Tulia, Tex. Mrs.' Moore was born jn Lawence : , County near Iinboden; and was a ; number"-, of the. Baptist Church at; .Jonesboro. ' _ Burial will be at Portia. weather here, and there was less than normal pressure for a coal,. „ _ settlement on account- of the sim- workers shnring insurance costs. ullanenu's steel strike. While Idle themselves the slee makers had no use for coal. The fact that coal how is bein produced again probably will he Philip Murray, the CIO's steel strlk leader, clean up his own 41-da strike rather quickly; More Ihn 200,000 sled strikers have returns lo their Jobs, with 309.000 still o strike. Murray already has signed live major producers, along wi more lhan 40 smaller steel firms, on pension-Insurance programs for his union members. Steel strike peace talk;? were due (o start today at Pittsburgh be- tveer Murray and the induslry's Wsgesi producer, the U.S. Slcel Corp. This firm evidently is ready now to offer a pension-insurance plan similar to those Murray, has successfully negotiated with U.S. Steel's competitors. This would mean U.S. steel was abandoning its position that the workers should pay part of pension costs. The other firms h'twe agreed to finance pensions, wllh the lection of Scout- Officers Planned At District Meet Officers for the North Mississippi County District of the Boy Scouts o! America will be selected tonight at meeting nl the City Hull at 7'30 clock. Plans for future activities of the [strict will be discussed following report of (he nominating coivmilt- c, H. A. Porter, district, chairman, nnotinced today. J. Louis Cherry, vice-chniiinaii, 'ill pre.sidc at the meeting tonight. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Tlio country with the densest) Fifty-five percent of pedestrlum population Is Java, wllh 737 people 1 killed In cities were using the road- to the square mile. Sway between intersections. rr'T^nn m*~ Last Time Today "TOO LATE FOR TEARS" with l.lzabelh Scolt and Don Defnre News <S: Comeily Child is Suffocated in Old Refrigerator DETROIT, Nov. 10. M'I—^Trapped in an unused refrigerator in a ncishlwr's garage, five-year-old Ma- lisusso snflocatert yesterday. She aWnrcntly crawled into Hie box- while at play and the door locked behind her. NEW Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Matinee Saturday i Sundays Mal.-Sun. 1 H.m. Conl. Showing Manila, Ark. Shons EVKKY NIGHT L;isl Time Today "JOHNNY STOOL PIGEON" nitli Howard Duff ami Dan Uuryca AKsn Sliorls Friday "UNKNOWN ISLAND" Also Sliorls Saturday 'SAN ANTONE AMBUSH" with Monte Hale Also Shnrts Rites Held tor Brother Of BlytheYilie Residents funeral rites were conducted yes- erday for Eugene F. Hays of McAllister. Ok!a., who died there Monday after, a brief illncM. He was a brother of--Russell, Hadley -and Archie Hays, all of Blyth&ville. Mr. Hays, 51, died at his'home after suffering a heart attack. He riad lived in McAllister lor the past several years, where he was a postal employee, but was born' in Van Buren, Ark. He .was a deacon at the Christian Church at McAllister. Survivors include his wife and his mother, Mrs. W. H. Hays of Van Bureri.'-five other brothers and four sisters. A 21 year old son died about three months ago, following a major operation. •Mr. and Mrs. Hadley Hays and Russell 'and 'Archie Hays .left Blythevllte- Tuesday • afUmoon to attend-the services and were to re- Day • Otien fi:;!0 "Double Horror Show" Basil llalhbone IJride of Frankenstein" Boris Karloff Son of Frankenstein" Big Double Feature Family Slibw l.asl Day • Open 6: 3U Thrills - Chills' - Thrills "FREAKS" Also Co-Hit "ANGEL'S ALLEY" BLYTHEVILLE'S ONLY ALL WHITE THEATftE Mrs. Caldwell has been In Mcni- tiirn tonight. eserve Dls(rict No. S State No. 81-185 Report of .condition «f • . j The Farmers Bonk & Trust Co. ij f BlythevHIe, Arkansas, a member of the.Federal Reserve Sjsfem, at the | lose of business on November I, 1949, published In accordance wilh a i all marie by the Federal Reserve bank or this district pursuant lo the i .rovisions of the Federal Reserve Act. ASSETS ;ash, balances wtth other banks, Including reserve balance, and cash items in process of collection.'./. $ 2.816,235.93 United States Government obtigations/dlrcct and guaranteed 4,427.202.00 Obligations ol States and political subdivisions. 43,000.00 Other bonds, notes, and debentures , 15,000.00 Corporate stocks (including $15,000.00 stock of Federal Reserve banW : 15,000.00 Loans and discounts (including Jl.766.35 overdrafts) 2.863.691.2C Batik .premises owned $62,500.00, furniture and fixtures $1.00' 62,501.00 Assets of Insurance Department * 85,840.04 Other aisels 1.00 TOTAL ASSETS $10,323,471.23 LIABILITIES Demand deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations •. S 7.270.522.6V Time deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations 1.081,570.01 Deposits of United States Government (including, postal savings) '. 10.825.CH. Deposits of States and political subdivisions 414,200.5!: Deposits of banks 714,306.61 Other deposits (certified and officers' checks, ctc.1. 41,557.« TOTAL DEPOSITS $3,535,932.42 Liabilities of Insurance Department 85,840.04 TOTAL LIABILITIES (not Including subordinated obli- gations shown DClOTO 49,621,322.46 CAPITAL ACCOUNTS Capital* Surplus Undivided profits TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS. 706,648.71 TOTAL LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL ACCOUNTS..... .S10,328,471.23 'This bank's capital consists of: Common stock wllh total par valUc of 4200,000,00. MEMORANDA / Assets pledged or assigned lo secure liabilities and for other purposes }.'. ',. ......I 125,000.00 Loans as shown above are after deduction of; reserves oi... •• '• 10,529.47 I, R. L. Banister, casliicr of the above-named bank, hereby certify that the above statement Is true to the best of my knowledge »nd belief. ' R.-U Banister, Cashier , , Correct—Attest: B. A. Lynch ' F: : E.- Warren J. L. Cherry, Directors. Here Are a Few Reasons Why You Should Pay Your AMERICAN LEGION Dues: Rehabilitation Hospitalizatiop Child Welfare -r- Community Service This Program Concerns You & Your Family In case of sickness, you have at your I command, the finest hospitals and doctors in the World. In case of death your family will receive 5150 burial allowance, He»d-Slone & Flag. In case of sickness and distress, the Child Welfare will tide your family over until an adjustment can It? made. The 1'ost has a Service Officer who will assist in filing claims to help Veterans with readjustment and 'rehabilitation problems. (J. 1. Bill of Kifehts, Schooling, On .lo!) Training. Special Committee to assist on Employment. This Post sponsors, BOY SCOUT TROOP, JUMOIt BASKBALL, KNOW YOUR AMERICA, ORATORICAL COiNTEST, HISTORY MEDALS AND FLAG CODE. Do you know, if CONGRESS had taken the suggestion of the American Legion, as set up by the MANDATES of The National Convention, there would not have been any World War II. WHY NOT PAY YOUH DUES NOW? ;•• Eligibility dales, April 6, 1917 thru No- vemncr'll, 1918; and December 7, 1911 thru September .2, 1915. . Pay by November 1 Uh DUD CASON POST 24 . Friday & Saturday "SHADOWS OF THE WEST" nilli Whip \Vllson Cartoon un<l Serial COBBLERS Sizes 4-10 Widths 4A-B in Town Brown FAMILY SHOE STORE 312 West Moin Phone 2342 CKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET 1044 West Chickasawba '. , . Phone 2043 Pure, fresh LARD White Dough 8 Ib. ctn. FLOUR - - - 25 ib bag $1.79 Jack Sprat ' ••-,'" CORN MEM---25 ibs $1.29 The Dainty Cooking Fat HUMKO - - ••••• Tender, Delicious CHUCK ROAST Ih 49 Baby lieef Chuck nr SHOULDER CLOD ,,, 49 'rentier, I, can PICNIC HAMS 30 Fresh Dressed TENDER HENS Mealy, lOconumiciil HAM HOCKS Kvesli, I' we. IJccf BRISKET STEW Rea<ly-(o-c;t(, c-anncd HORMELHAM Ib. ctn. Lh. 49- 29' liunclcss . . 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