The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 11, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 11, 1949
Page 12
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PAGE TWELVE B1ATHEV1LLE (ARK.) COUR1EK NEWS FK1DAV, NOVKAiBKR 11, 194» Defense Checks By Public Urged Crommelin Advises Public to 'Keep Eye' On Service Operations MONTGOMERY, Ala., Nov. 11. (#j—The Navy's still-burning firebrand, Capt. John G. Crommelin, stressed .today that it !s a patriotic duly to keep an eye on how the armed'forces are organized and administered. ; Crommelin, horn here 41 years ago, addressed a city Armistice Day meeting. 1 It was the first speech by the outspoken critic c! Pentagon high command policies since he was restored tp duty Tuesday alter his 33-day suspension and reprimand for releasing to newsmen documents the Navy styled "confidential," These documents disclosed that several high-ranking admirals agreed with him in fears that the Navy was being'stifled in the Pentagon. Tins lead to an investigation by the House Armed Services committee. Crommelin did not repeat any o/ his earlier charges that nearly got him court martialed, nor did he directly mention any phase of the controversy. On this day of tribute to men who lost their lives in the first world War.,he said; "For us, the living, every American man and woman, it is a patriotic duty to keep Informed and Interested in the organisation and administration of the armed forces so necessary to our security. Cftnnot Share Job "You must not share and you cannot delegate this responsibility to anyone. "In every Instance of basic disagreement In the administration of the affairs of state you, the people, are the court of last resort." Secretary of Defense Johnson set the 'tone for Armistice Day talks .with a speech at St. IXHiis in which Tie'.declared that "weakness breeds war, and that strength commands respect and discourages war/' • Johnson* in his speech, recalled how he saw Armistice Day come while he was In (lie Army in Europe. ."Today," he said, "we have none of the delusions we had on our first Armistice Day. Today we have accepted the. cleaning of the word 'armistice' in* its literal sense—the cessation of. physical combat." . Turning to the subject of service ' unification and economy, Johnson said: "Iii' the Department of Defense we have already effected a number of economies and we will continue to.'make many .others 'until we.:aro wholly convinced that the fat aifd the gravy have been removed from military and naval operations. "But .In this . necessary • process, •no have not, arid shall not, In any way weaken our defenses." WAR~COSlS Continued from page 1 speech to a discussion .of the cost , of war In dollars, Secretary of Air W. Stuart Symington, in an address ^prepared for a meeting at Welch, W.Va., considered the cost of war in 'men and resources as well.' Symington said that the total casualties for World War II, the wounded as well as the dead, were over a million. And he recalled that former Secretary of War. Stimson estimated that an additional million casualties would have been suffered if an invasion.of Japan had been necessary. Then,.after presenting dollar cost figures on the two world wars, Symington said:. '"Purtbermore, those two wars ttsed _up our natural resources—coal, iron ore, - oil, timber, etc.—at nn alarming rate. Even before the end of the last war, this 'arsenal ol Democracy' was running short of many important raw materials. "it doesn't .Uifce a military or political expert to see that those facts and figures mean we must do everything in our power to pre- x'ent recurrence of those international disasters called 'world wan.*" Criticizes Reds' Policy Lt. Gen. Robert I,. Biclielbcrger. retired, former commander of the 8th Army in the Pacific campaign and now a civilian consultant for the Army Department, had some sharp words for the soviet" Union's Far Eastern policies. Tn his address prepared for a Cleveland, Ohio, meeting. Eichelberger discussed "our late friend. Russia" and said Japan would be a J.TKES TO H'ANDKrt—Seven-year-old Rolando "Panerio" Zuiiign hugs a big white rabbit which was given to him when he promised not to run away again. Panclio disappeared, from his San Diego, Calif., home on Hallowe'en for the llth time as.a runaway. After three days and nights of wandering, scared of mean dogs and chicken hawks "that'll eat your eyes out," he was found several miles from home by a service station attendant. (AP Wirephoto). LUXORA NEWS By Mrs. G. C. Driver The Baptist, W.M.O. met Monday day, November 6. Tile baby weighed at the church, with six members six pounds six ounces at birth. Mrs present. Mrs. Walter Wood, president, and hostess, was in charge of the business meeting, and led the devotional. After Hie meeting, she served n hot lamalc dinner. The Methodist Women's Society of Christian Service met Tuesday at the country home of Mrs. Bowles, with 18 members present. Tile Rev. II. L. Robinson, a vljitor, gave the devotional. Mrs. Elmer Hall, program leader, presented "The lx>rd of the Crescent and the Fivc- Bointed Star," assisted by.Mrs. E. R. Bognn. The hostess served a dessert and sandwich plate after the program. The .Luxora P.T.A, held it's monthly meeting at the school cafeteria Wednesday. The Rev. H. L. Robinson, pastor of the First Methodist Chvirch, was the principal speaker, rising as his subject "Force of Religion In the Life of R Child," before, 56 members present. Mrs. Lem Stanford was, song leader, and Mrs. H. P. Worsley led the Inspirational, Attendance prizes were won by the third and eighth grades- Eighth and. Ninth grade mothcrs and instructors''served as hostesses for the meeting. . Mr. and Mrs. James K. Permenter. announce the birth of a son, Ken-1 neth Everett, Saturday, November 1 at Walls Hospital, Blylheville. [ The child, their third, weighed seven pounds. - Mrs. Permcnter Is the former Miss Alma Brittaln. Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Bradley announce the birth of a daughter, Edna Jane, their first child, at the Memphis Methodist Hospital, Sun- J/ood Donors Sought •or Blytheville Woman 'n Memphis Hospital A M-year-old Blytheville woman s in Methodist Hospital In Mem- >hts today In a "very serious condi- ion" from pernicious anemia. Her 17-year-old husband Is blind, and her 80-year-old father, a Bly- hcville physician said this morning, s in no condition to seek blood donors that are needed immediately. From lour to six donors—oi any blood types— are needed at once, the doctor said by Mrs. Stella Carter, 1915 West Sycamore. Her husband, D. J. Carter, lost his sight in 1320. Mrs. Carter has been a resident of Blytheville for 33 years. The couple has no children and 10 other relatives to seek donors for ier. Ivfrs. Carter has been ill for four months, and her condition became serious about- two weeks ago. She was taken to (lie hospital yesterday. A physician at Methodist Hospital said last night her condition is "very scrkfus." Khe needs "tlnec or four" transfusions at once, he said. The donors' blood types do not matter, the Blytheville .physician said, because tht blcod they give will be uicd to re-stock the blood bank at the haspltal. Blood of the correct type will be taken Irom the unnk to be given Mrs. Carter. The blood bank's supply is so low, the doctor said, that replacements must be obtained before any plasma car. Ix? removed. CAMPAIGN Continued from Page 1 tlevllle, $50, Mrs. Mavis Settlcmlre. Leachvilie; $400, Mrs. T. N. Rodman; Rocky, $50, Roy Koddy; Boyn- fon, $30, Mrs. Nora Griffin; Box Idcr, $50, J. D. Yorng; Pawheen, 35, Raymond Roach; Promised Land, $75, Mrs. H. L. HalseJ); and he chairman of Negroes at Prom- scd Land is Jinnnic Robinson; Dell, 300, Mrs. R. A. Grcenway; Negro thairman will be Iclell' Smith; Shonyo, $10, Negro, Nina Smith; ioseland, $75, Fred Davis; Number Nine, $150, Mrs. Fred Bean, and the Negro chairman is Fvcd Payne; at ~lear Lake, $75, Mrs. Albert Burks, Green the Negro Obituaries Bradley U the former Miss Jimmic Gardner of Harrison, and Mr Bradley Is the vocational agriculture Instructor "at the Luxora schools. , Mrs, Ethel Whltmore of Idabel Okln., Is the housngucst of her soi' Roy, and family, for several week. 1 ; Mrs. Bowen Thompson is leaving Saturday for a short visit with her mother and family In Comvny, Mrs H, L. Houck and Mrs. Sue Brown, were Memphis visitors Thursday. Mrs Brown will remain thcie (or several days visiting her daughter, Mrs. W. H. Govven. Mrs. Houck' returned home "Thursday night, accompanied by her daughter, Wade McHenry, who will spend the weekend here. Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Hall were in Houston, Texas, last weekend, attending the Rlce-Arknnsns game. Osceo/a Infant Dies Graveside services '.vere conducted ^at 1 p.m. today, at the Dogwood Ridge Cemetery for Benjamin Franklin Watkins, three-month olc son or Mr. and Mrs. Ben Wntklns of Osceola, by the Rev. Lester D StrubSiar, pastor of the First Christian Church in Blytheville. The child died suddenly yesterday morning at the home ol iUs parents, apparently having suffered a heart attack. Survivors include the" parents, a sister, Rhodie and a brother, Johnny. The Cobb Funeral Home was in charge ol arrangements. Ilh TJiurman hairman. At New Liberty the quota Is $125 and Chester Caldwell Is chairman; ,utcs Corner, $15, Mrs. James Mld- lleton; Gbsnell, $100, and Calumet, 15, Mrs. Rial Bates; Calumet Ne- ;ro chairma nls Callie Logan; Ar- norel, $115, Mrs. B. U Hale, and he Negro clmirmnn there is Geneva Harasvay; HnU Moon, ,$35, Mrs. B. P. Gay; Plat Lake, $30, Mrs. Essie Davis; Huffman, $40, Mrs. Milton Dallas; Lone Oak, $40, Shelby McCook; Hlekman, $20, W. A. Lewis; Tomato, $50, Mrs. Li/jcie Myrick; and veteran's housing district, $125, Mrs. Dale Horn. Osccola lias Quota of $2,000 In South Mississippi County, os- ceola, with $2.000 has the largest (inota. Mrs. Harry Driver is chairman there. J. L. Douglas is Negro chairman for Osecola, Butler and San Souci. Other quotas and chairmen are: 6'Donald Bend, $10, Firman Rogers; Luxora. Double Bridges and Rosa, $350, Mrs. John Thweatl; T. W. Johnson is the Negro chairman for Luxora; Victoria. $100, Zeke Pollard, and the Negro chairman is Anna L. Williams. Bassett has a quota of $50 and Mrs. W. B. Burkctt is chairman; at Kciser the quota is $375, with Mrs. Minor Taylor, chairman, and for the Negro sales, Mable White is Auto Manufacturer Launches Contest to Nome Low-Price Car Bob l*e Smith, manager ol the 61 Motor Company here, announced today his company has received entry blanks in the 1200,000 Kais- er-Fr'azer contest. . First praze of $10,000 will go to the person who names the new low-priced car to be built by Kaiser- Frazcr. : James Roosevelt Plans To Announce Candidacy LOS ANGELES, Nov. 11—(flty— James Roosevelt, FDR's eldest son, Is expected to announce his intentions for the governorship of California next Tuesday. He scheduled a press conference for the afternoon and a radio broadcast that night. Political Insiders figure that Roosevelt, after pulse-taking tours around the state. Chairman; at Burdctte, -$150, Mrs. Jim Tompkins, with A. 0. Boone, the Negro chairman; Carson, Gri- <ler and Driver, $275, Mrs. Dick Cromer; Wilson, $525, Enochs. The Negro Mrs. . Johii chairman Is W. A. Allen and at Upper Nodena. the Negro chairman is Anna Griffin. Joiner,'$250, Mrs. J. w. Miller, with Negro solicitation to be conducted by A. A. Barnes; atvPecan Point, $100, R. C. Branch. Jr., and the Negro solicitation to be conducted by Mary Parr; nt BYench- man's Bayou, $100, Mrs. Leslie Speck, and James Harrison, Negro chairman; West Ridge, $100, Etowah, $75, and Hatcher, $10, Mrs. A. C. Spellings; Dyess, $300, Raj Johnson; Whitton, Chelford and Demvood, $100, Miss Marie Wright; Birdsong. Negro, $50, Paul Shtim- pert; Frazier, $10, Mrs. Cleora Cliristmond; Stillman, . $25, Mrs Blanche G. Holmes; Milligan Ridge, $100, Union Faulkner; Shady Bend $5, Otis McCormick, and Redman School, $15. Mrs. Thelma Bartholomew. opponent In <th«. 18$o democratic primary: . George Lucltey, .Truman campaign last year. manager Jn this state PHOENIX, Ariz., Nov. II—(*j—A second attempt to break out of the Maricbpa Coumy'jail has ended In failure for desperado Jack Tatum. A nnouncement Heaton's Home of Flowers ... .is pleased to announce that they have secured the services of Mrs. l)on Sanders (nee'Helen Armstrong), of St. Louis, Missouri, and Del), Arkansas, as designer at the Flower Shop. Mrs. Sanders has had several years of experience in floral work of various kinds. Her late husband, a son of the well known Sanders Whole-' sale arid Retail Florists and Growers of SI. Louis, has passed along able instructions in floral art. Mrs. Sanders has just finished a course in modern designing at the well x known school of Gladys Turner, in St. Louis. Mrs. Sanders is thoroughly qualified to handle your bridal and floral arrangements of ail kinds. ... HEATON'S HOME of FLOWERS Army Bomber Crashes INDIANAPOLIS. Nov. 11—</]>)_ An Army B-29 crashed and burned today about 10 miles west, of Indianapolis. It wns not known immediately whether anyone wns killed. One of the survivors, IJt- Ernest Nation of Roswcll, N. M., said that nt least T or 8 of the dozen aboard parachuted. great prize" to the Communists. "Japan Is the Industrial power-. j house of the For 1 Ensl with a know- ' iiow and industrial potential that lacks only raw material," Eichel- berjjer asserted. "If linked by the Reds to the raw materials of the Asiatic mainland, it would signify our prospective defeat hi the Pacific in any future war which might be forced upon us. That is why I consider Japan as the key to the entire Par Eastern situation." Eichelbcrgcr said that while American forces were destroying the war- making potential of Japan, "Russia did 1101 destroy the wea]X>ns of the Kwantung Army bvit turned them over directly or permitted them to fall into the hands of Chinese Com- rmmisLs." And lie added: "To the defeat of Japan, Russia did not advance the conditional surrender as a single hour." time by of un- much CAR SALESMAN WANTED •Top flight, experienced salesman crtn earn big numey with local )'<m(iac agency. High commission. Act now; Apply peisunally (o : ' • Noble Gill Pontiac, Inc. SI. W. "Hill" Spencer, Mgr. 126 So. Lilly. Blytheville And. apparently to answer Mascow claims that Russia nlone won the wni in Europe, the general spoke . of "a Russian leadership, saved, by our particiaption in the war.' CORRECTION Solid Pack Roast Beef Was Erroneously Advertised • In Thursday's Courier News at 3 cans for $1 The Correct Price of This Item is Per 12-oz. can __ A bouts FOR CASUAL COMFORT The casual "I don't care" air of these comfortable CROSBY SQUAKHS stamps them as being authentically correct for both "indoor lolling" and "outdoor strolling". Join those who would be smartly casual i — get your pair today! MEAD'S MAIN tTKIIT •WARES DEMONSTRATION Mrs. Mary Lois Jordan i • •'.-. "'" v •.. . .' ': •' .. Home Service Adviser for Arkr-Mo Power Co. / . Will be in our store all day Saturday to demonstrate these three Modern Electrical Appliances. Mrs. Jordan is a graduate home economist, having received her B. S. degree in Home Economics at Blue Mountain College. 1 TIME, WORK-SAVING 10-SPEED MIXER Compare vvilh higher-priced nodonal mixers! Does every mixing job. Porl- able. Built to losf for years. Two bowli, juicer, recipe! included. AC-DC. AUTOMATIC-BAKES EXTRA-BIG WAFFLE! Bakei woffles light, dark or in-be!ween — \vilhout watching I Signals when to pour bat- lar, and when waffle is done. Gleaming chroma finish. Walnut handles. AC Buy now I ISO COMPARE AT 12.95-8-CUP PERCOLATOR looks, far more expensive than ils low solo pricel 8rews clear, oromalic coffee! Els- gonlly styled with bright 'chrome-finish. Walnut handle. A lovely gidl Cord. AC-DC. 8 97 Come in and See Our Complete Line of ElectricalAppliances And Housewares today! Free coffee and cookies will be served by Mrs. Jordan all day Saturday. USE WARDS CONVENIENT MONTHLY PAYMENT PLAN

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