The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 31, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 31, 1950
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BLYTHEVILUC, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS rA'OBTWO Guards Leave Tennessee Plant Notional Guardsmen Return Home as Disorders Quieten MORRISTOWN, Term., May 31 Of)"—.A battalion of National Guardsmen lias been removed from the strike-ridden American Enka Corporation's plant here. Brig. Qen. D. L. McRe.vnolds ordered the guardsmen from Mary- vine—58 enlisted men and eight officers—to return to their homes last, night. The toops were sent here Monday to put down disorders after Sheriff Rober Medlln told Gov. Gordon Browning that the situation was out of hand. Shipping to Krsiime The company meanwhile announced that It had resumed shipping rayon products from the plant. One of the guard officers said yesterday that 250 workers «howed up for work .,nd another 75 to 100 reported seeking jobs at the plant which normally .employs 100 Guardsmen afforded the workers safe passage through strikers who set up lines around the plant, and no major disorders occurred. Members of local 1054. CIO textile workers union struck March 28 for pay Increases, a seniority schedule and premium pay for night work. Company spokesmen said the present wage scale averages $1.32 an hour and the union seeks a 10-cent hourly hike. 17 Persons Free Sheriff MedJin said last night u workers and two union officials were free under' bond after their arrest earlier. The workers were nabbed for violating a court injunction which curtailed pIcketliiE ' at the plant. The union officials—Robert Cahoon, southern legal representative of the union from Atlanta, and Silas Switzer, local union official- were -arrested after they interfer- red with officers at the county jail. Medlin said Cahoon was charged with Interfering with an officer and Switzer with assault and battery. Both were free on bond. The first shipment of rayon since the strike began—30.000 pounds of tire, yarn—left'the plant yesterday, the company officials said, just 24 hours after production resumed. They said the yarn was in process when . the walkout' occurred. CARUTHERSVILLE NEWS By Joan Douglasa — I'hone 389-J w,n?- Wilham Zmsser, above, a known Communist who fought on a,. Repub .can si[ j e ln U]e ^ Civ,) War under ihe name ol General Gomez," j s u.e corrT mandcr-ln-chief of the East Ger man "police force." according to BriUsh Intelligence reports l.Vesle™ Powers in Germany say tie so-called police force actually is an army, and have doinand- ed its disbandment. Nationalists Land On Amai O Shima TOKYO, May 31. W)—American military sources said today about 2,000 Chinese Nationalist troops landed two days ago on Aujaml o Chima, northernmost of the Ryukyu Islands. The landing was for "purposes of resting." informants said.' They speculated th» Chinese, In 'Memorial Day' Topic of Talk At Lions Meeting James M. Roy, BlythcvJJIe Inw- •er. yesterday spoke to the Uon's 3lub on 'Memorial Day' at its weeks'" luncheon meeting at the Hotel Noble. Mr. Roy's speech dealt with the Idea that Memorial Day should be considered as a day of dedication to the living as well as a memorial to the nation's war dead. ' We should practice the principles for which these Americans died," Mr. Roy said. Club guests were Bob Acree. Blytheville cotton buyer; and Chris Tompkins, Jr., of Burdette. The nominating committee reported [he following candidates for clfib officers: Dr. J. E. Bcnslcy, John Caudlll, J. Wilson Henry, and E. M. Regcnold, president; Joe Trlosch- man and II. N- Whltis. secretary- treasurer; and W. H. Pease and R. H. Parr, Lion Tamer. The two runners-lip to the prcsl-' dent in voting will be elected first and second vice presidents respectively. Two of the following will be named to the board ot directors: Ray F. Price, Russell Hays, Henry Humphreys and E. B. Woodson. U.S. Agriculture Department scientists arc experimenting with disinfecting hatching eggs as K means of controlling Newcastle disease tn chicks. course In evacuating Chushan, about. 3GO miles west. They ,peculated the Chinese, In Formosa, the Nationalist base Is three junks, had been blown off about 600 miles southwest. Woman* club Holds ft nil Meet The Caruthcrsville womans Club was enterlalned Wednesday evening at the home ot Mrs, Gerard Calllhan at their final meeting of (lie year. Co-hostesses were Mr Sam CastleberrJ- und Mrs. Joh Cantrell. Twenty-seven members and on visitor, Mrs. J. W. Bader, were ore sent. The business meeting was con ducted by Die president, Mrs. Ro coen M. Pierce and reports wer heard. The Library Extension De partincnt reported that a book "Amelcan Composers," had bee sent to the woman's Club of Kings Lon, Jamaica, for their library an as a gesture of International goo will. Mrs. Morrell DeRelglm, who rep resented the club at the Mlssour Federation of Womens clubs I Kansas City recently' reported an reports were heard from Mrs. L. p J.mssdcn, Mfss Lucille Lacey, an Mrs. Pierce, who were delegate a the Ninth . District Federatlo invention in Perryville last week They reported that Mrs. J. Thoma Markey ha,, been elected secon vice president of the ninth distrlc Mrs. Virginia Joplin chairman o the citizenship department announ ced that the Citizenship Award fo the best senior citizen was present ed to Miss Betty Jo Patterson. The Fine Arts Department ha charge of the program which wa x hnndcraft display. The oldes piece shown was a luncheon clot made by a great grandmother o rflss Mary Ellen Horner. The fla inrf been grown, spun, woven an nade into cloth in 1818. Semo Club Mrrls The last meeting o the year fo he Semo club was held at th ionic of Mrs. Charles ijoome las 'rirtay evening when a pot-luc! dinner was served. Mrs. Raymoni served as co-hosier. .. Twenty-seven members and thre guests. Mrs. Morrell DeReign, Mrs E. F. Claxton, and Mrs. Marshal Jackson of Benton. Mo., attended Selections for the Knyser Clu Jingle Contest were announced Tlrst place was won by Mrs. Car Haskin and Mrs. George Brown and Mrs. Gilbert Hazel receive honorable mention. Two books. ."Treasury of Earl) American Homes." and "The Nakec and the Dead." which had beei ordered for the public library were Mississippi LUMBER tOA Per OU M Ft.- Builders Supply So. Hiway 61 .. serve ice-cold Coke and the good things that make a salad shop ot this hospitality DISPLAY Hospitality Fair at your food store JUNE 1 to JULYS 6 Itttli Cartoq 25* lOTIttD UNDII AUrKOIIIIY Of IHE COCA-COIA CO«F*HT IT COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. OF BLYTHEYILLE '!»' D.po.,1 shown -to members. A report of the Stale Federation Kansas city recently was given by Convention, w ,,i c i, was ncld ^ Mrs. DcHeign, and rcjiorts of the Ninth District Federation Convention, held In pcrryville, Mo., May is were heard from Mrs. Ralph Pinion' Mrs. Morrell DeRelgn, jr., and Mrs' W. Cock. Also candlelight Installation scr- ytces wns held and installing officer was Mrs. Morrell DcRelgn. Officers who were Installed were president, Mrs. Ralph Pinion; first vice president. Mrs. Denver Pike- second vice president, Mrs- Morrell DcReign, jr.; corresponding secretary, Mrs. Gilbert Hazel- treasurer, Mrs. Jack p. Taylor. Mrs. pinion, n ew president, ap- P Inted her committees for the following year. Mrs. DC Reign was nresented ear •Ings by the club. Homemakers dub Meels The members of the Carulhcrs- 'Ille Homemakers Club met Tuesday at the home of Mrs. B j I Twenty-/! v e members and two Isltors. Mrs. j. M . Pcrmy and Mrs, James A. Perry, nttcndcd A routine business session Mas inducted and the club made pi,,,is to observe National 4-n Club Week ;«nday, June 4. at the Chapel .hurch wiUi an all-day meeting and pot-luck dinner. The Homemakers Club sponsors the 4-1] club In that community. The observance in: titles church services at the Mnr- 'ln Chape] Church. Mrs. George Dycus and Mrs. El- ncr Murphy had charge of (he irogram for the afternoon It was inlitled "Basic Seven" and was a llscusslon of necessary foods for body growth and health for all tiernbers in a family. The next meeting will be nt the home of Mrs. J. p. Petersen. r I'.K.O. C'liantcrs Have Meeting Members of Chapter OV oj the KE.O. Sisterhood were entertained Monday at the home of Mrs Ocoiyc Jcnnier with Miss Jewel Williams and Mrs. J. Thomas Mar- Key assisting. A buffet dinner was served. Following dinner the meeting wns conducted by Mrs. Robert C. Mch- rle, the president. ri epor i s were made by officers and committee chairmen. The especially entertaining program was given by Mrs. Ralph Baker, who gave a review of a Readers Digest publication, -Fun and Fanfare." This was the closing meeting of Ihe summer before re-convening tne first Monday In September Mrs. Jack Hals Tiplon also entertained Monday evening with an al fresco supper on the lawn of her home for Chapter DM of the P.E.o. Sisterhood. Twenty-six were present. Mrs. Tipton was also In charge of the program which was entitled 'Dances of the Half century." The various types of dances were described and demonstrated Including the polka, waltz. Charleston, fox trot, tango, tap. Jitterbug, and ballet. Mrs. Paul Horner and Mrs. B. C. Pierce demonstrated the polka and waltz; Misses Harriett Hawkins and Jacqueline c-oker, a tango; Mis s Anne Sawyer, ballet; and Mrs. Tipton did the jitterbug and char- lesion. A business session was conducted. Although the chapter recessed for tho summer months, Hie members will attend a District P.E.O. plctUo at Kennett, Mo., May 31. ' K.K.B. Club Knlerfalns . The Caruthcrsville P.F.B. Club formerly known as the Friendly' Birthday Club, met last Friday evening at the home of Mrs. Arthur Golden. Sixteen were present. Mrs. Hilda rawlkuer was a guest. Lotto was played wlt'i each member winning a small prize. The grand prize was received by Mrs Lily Tinder. Hook Club Meets embers of the Double Rmr Rook Club were entertained last Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Umbaugh. All members were present. Mrs. Ralph Ennis won high score fancy apron, and Mrs. L A Prost rookoed, receiving an embroidered chair set. At the close ot the games, Mrs. SHEET METAL WORK — OF ALL KIND* Cuslom work for gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Custom Shearing up to 1/4 inch thickness. Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 South Broadway ,> hone 2651 Llmtavugh served refreshments. Card Club Knlertalrwd Mrs. James M. 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