The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 11, 1949 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 11, 1949
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PACT pi i 1 1 • l/"ll I Chutist is Killed In Oregon Jump . Six Other Airmen Survive Crash Due To Ice on Plane Wings CONDON, Ore., Nov. 11. m One naval airman parachuted to his death »s a four-englned plane crash landed In a wheat field north ot here Wednesday night. The six others aboard the Navy privateer were safe. Two parachuted and four rode tlie plane down. A sheriff's searching party found the body of the victim at dawn yesterday. Members reported at the nearby Louie Darnett ranch that he -was killed by a blow on the head In landing. He was not named, pending notification of next of kin. The plane, on a training mission from Whldbey Island Naval Air Station on Pugel Sound, was forced down by Icing, the CAA reported. The air station was informed by the CAA that the pilot, Ens. C. C. Christiansen, Bennlngton, Neb., exercised "superb airmanship" in bringing the plane in to a belly landing on a newly seeded field In North Central Oregon's rolling \vheatlands. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Coal Miners' Welfare Fund Audit Asked Ciragette Sales Agency To Close Hannibal Office HANNIBAL, Mo,, Nov. 11. ("/?) _ The American Sn'.es Agency, Inc. will close . its cigarette mail order house here this week because of * iiew federal regulation governing the sales. The Announcement was made yesterday by Edward Tweel. the company's sales representative. The regulation requires that cigarette mail order houses doing interstate business provide lists of their customers and pay cigarette taxes to the stale. Young Tweel said the office here would be closed along with those at Alexandria,- Va:, and Ashville, N.C., and that all three would consolidate at the main offices In Huntlngton to await outcome of an anticipated court fight over the new law. WASHINO'TON, Nov. 11. (AP) — Senator Bridges (R-NH) asked yesterday for a court audit of ojwra- lions of the coal mineis' welfare fund since he has been one of its trustees. When that has been done and his own actions as a trustee have been reviewed, he asked the U.S. District Court here to let him get off the board. Bridges' petition to the court was in some degree his response to a ?lea by Ezra Van Horn, former coal operator member of the board, to )e absolved ol any responsibility for .he way the multi-million dollar welfare fund has been administered. Van Horn, separately answering a nine pensioner's suit for an accounting of the fund, accused iridgcs and the third trurtee, Joliu L. Lewis, ol "dissipating" the mo- )ey. Van Horn told the court iridges and Lewis had In effect rozen him out in the making of decisions and contended he had ven been denied Information about what had^been one with money from ho fund. | The fund Is linanced by a 20 cents per ton royalty on solt coal, paid by the operators. Lewis represents the United Mine Workers on the board. The salary of the president of the United States originally was 125,000 a year. It "wasn't raised until Grant's second term, in 1815, when it, became . $50.000. It was raised to: J75.000 in 1900. Taft Discounts Trends In Tuesday's Elections MARION, O., Nov. ll_(/pj_U.S. Sen. Robert A. Taft, campaigning in his 51st Ohio county in 10 weeks, declined today to read special significance In Tuesday's election. In a news conference,'the Ohio' Republican said he saw "no particular significance" In the ballot- Ing outcome. , "I don't feel that the election is any barometer pointing-to (president) 'Truman's rair Denl program," Taft said. He pointed to "good showings" by Republicans In Ohio nnd upstate New York, but added that "Republicans will have to work harder next year." BIG TIMER—David Smith, , found time hanging heavy on his hands when he visited a clock exhibition at Auckland, New Zealand. Davie got a lift from a grown-up and found thot, just as he'd suspected, Uie watch «-,-• !<••- Mj for his pocl;et. Another Case of Polio Reported in Malvern MALVERN, Ark., Nov. 11. (AP) — City health oificials ordered the North Malvern Elementary School closed ( after the third case ot Jn- fantlle paralysis was reported yesterday-In as many weeks. Dr/ H. L. Brown, Malvern health officer, said the school—which has an enrollment of 600 students—will be closed "until further notice." The^latest polio sufferer Is nine- )car-o'i(f:B*etty. Lot! Sims, daughter of Mr.''and'Mrs. Leonard Sims. She Is in a Little Rock hospital. .'•'••: Dr. Brown said the other'Malvern schools will remaln'open irnlcss another case Is re(K>rted. The entire school system was shut down for seven days but reopened Monday. Mesopotamia Is a name applied tri Iraqi the areas between the Euphrates and the Tigris Rivers. COSTUMES • Fancy Theatrical Wlps — Beards — Masks — Makeup • Any I'eriod, Character or Purpose Sanf-a : Glaus • r'nr AH Christmas Occasions Tuxedos A",'.L"r"J s "" s • For WertrflnjEs— Formal!—etc. Graduation Caps anrt Gonn« Flagi — Banners — Radges Memphis Costume & Regalia Co "I s. .-Slain St. Memphis, Trnn Charter No. 14389 Report of Conditi,,,, o f u,, First National Bank in Biytheville Reserve District No. » !-oans and discount ' (inciudii- B ' VsViaoio 'overdrafts) •••'•••" 51 Bank premises owned S61.048.70 furnliurc and ........ z.alS. fixtures S22.821 02 ' ......................................... 84,769.72 TOTAL ASSETS --- ......................... •' .............. 56,518,525.36 r. i A mi, i T i r. s Demand deposits of Individuals, partnerships, and corpora;»^ '' TOTAL UABILITHB capita, Sloclt: I, * CCOBXTS Undivided profits ....... TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS. TOTAL LIABILITIES and CAPITAL ACCOUNTS. L M O K A N I) A 150 ,000.00 "S.MO.OO 62.OS7.31 E. M. Regcnold, President Correct— Attest: H. H. Kouchlns Roland Green Chns. Rose, Directors. S " bSCrlbed bCtore mc lhls "> "ay 0' November, 1943. My commission expires: 1-27. -52. V "" a Bcnnc "' Notary_ Public. CAUGHT IN' THE ACT-With this photograph as evidence, sheriff's deputies arrested Robert c. Thurlow, 19, of Mattydale, N. Y on burglary charge, Sam Martin, owner of store In'which it was taken said picture was made by combination 'automatic camera and burglar alarm which also set off lights, rang bell summonln E deputies. (AP Wirephotoi Kaiser Considers Texas As Aluminum Plant Site DALLAS. Nov. 11. (AP) — Henry J. Kaiser yesterday said he is considering building an aluminum plant in Texas. The industrialist stopped In Dallas en route from Houston to Oakland, Cnllf. | . Knispr said in an Interview that Texas has three essential requirements for an aluminum plant. He listed raw materials, power and demand. If conditions turn out us bright as he believes, the Kaiser* Co. "will have to build a plant here," he said. Eventually Texas will not only produce Kaiser automobiles for Us own market, but would also produce In quantity for shipment to other parts of the country, he said. Australia produced 27 percent of the world's wool and 57 percent o( the merino wool. FILLERS Six Cities Seek Headquarters of Patriotic Group NEW ORLEANS, Nov. H. (fl>)_ Six cities have Invited the United Daughters of the Confederacy to establish their national headquarters within their limits but one has offered to be host lo the ISbO convention. Mrs. John Francis Weinman^ of Little Hock,,Ark., retiring president general, said in the absence of In- vllatlons the -matter has been referred to the executive committee, and it is up to the committee to find a meeting place. She explained that "it Is becoming increasingly difficult to find a convention site and for that reason we are anxious to establish a permanent headquarters." At last night's session the Cross of Military Service was presented seven men and one woman. MaJ. Winston Wilson received one in behalf of Gov. Sidney McMath of Arkansas. Other recipients included: Kathe- -•ine Jane Wiles, Little Rock, and Sen. Jerome John Screeton, Hazen, Ark. Coplon and Gubitchev Trials to Start Monday NEW YORK. Nov. ll_-(/l> / _j u d- ith Coplon and Valentin A. Gubit- chev will go on trial next Monday The former Justice Department employe and the Soviet, engineer who was suspended from his United Nations job are charged with conspiracy to transmit stolen "documents to Russia in violation of the espionage laws. Federal Judge William Bondy set the date. Judge Bondy also ruled as [ol- ows In the rather complicated legal tangle of the case: I. He referred to the trial judge, still unnamed, Miss Coplon's application for dismissal of the indictment. Slie claims a tvial Here would place her in double jeopardy because she .was convicted in Wash- State Safety Conference to Open Monday FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, he.i, Highway Safety Conferencewh° 1 FLOWERS FOR MADAME- Those are fur flowers—mink, to be exact—adorning the curves of Lou Campbell, New York model. The mink orchids were created by a ft:r company in honor of National Flower Week. ington on kindred charges Sentenced to 40 months to 10 years in prison for removal of confidential j documents, she is free In $40 000 1 bail. 2. He also referred to the trial judge a motion for taking of pre- I trial testimony to determine the legality of her arrest. Oov. Sid McMath will open the conference with a talk on "The problem We face." His talk will be followed by an address on "Traf- ?,? ™™'y—Whose Responsibility?" by Col. Prank, M, Kreml of Evans- I'M u SJniultaneous group sessions win be held Monday afternoon. Dr. Lewis Webster Jones, president of the University of Arkansas night 5 " 0 "" ^ * ba " q " et """^ Reports of technical committees and the election of officers ami directors will be held Tuesday morning. A panel discussion will highlight he afternoon session. This will be the first such statewide sF-fety conference. It is being dedicated to improvement of government techniques In accident prevention and to rallying public support behind official safety efforts. , Bald Britishers Shun Barber Bargain Prices LONDON. Nov. 11. (/r ., _ Somc bald-headed Britishers are so sensitive they even turn down bargain prices currently being nftcrcct by Lon'don's barbers. The barbers, figuring there's not quite so much work to tiimmiin- a fringed noggin, have been quietly Knocking sixpence (seven cents) off; tne bill if the customer's head Isi' bare on top A regular haircut costs two shillings (28 cents). One men's hairdresser in the ti- naneiM district disclosed that some of (he more vain baldpates have 'indignantly Insisted upon cayln» the full price." Young Stowaway Gets Long Ride; Free for One Way ST. LOUIS, Nov. 11. Wi-Bev en-year-old Arthur Bates boarded a TWA plane for New York yester. day, ihis time as a paying passenger and was back In New -York Embarrassed TWA officials saw the young stowaway to the ship and watched it take to the air. They still were unable to explain how the boy slipped Into one of their Constellations at LaOuai-dla field yesterday without a ticket. Small lor his age, the boy made no attempt to hide. With the self assurance becoming one wilh movie ambitions, he climbed into a .i'eal and stayed there. Checking the passenger list at a stop in Pittsburgh, crew members found they had one guest too man* They hesitated to challenge anj*^j the passengers, least ol all the snm- inif boy who readily admitted he was headed for Hollywood. 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