The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 12, 1949 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, November 12, 1949
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PAGE EIGHT West Rejects UN Mediation Plan • Suggestion Is Aimed At Solving East-West Atomic Stalemate tAKB SUCCESS, Nov. 11. W) — The Western powers rejected today » Venezuelnn suggestion for i United Nations mediator to at tempt « solution of the East-West atomic Impasse. Speaking for the majority group, Oen. A. G. I». ifcNaughton, Canada, salrt he »nd the other Western delegates did not believe such action at this t'tne would be appropriate. He told the special political committee of the U.N. Assembly the Wect preferred to continue the con- e'.iltatlon of the six atomic countries in an effort to reach agreement. The suggestion for a mediator was put forward tentatively by Dr. Carlos E. Stolk. of Venezuela, but it never advanced was a formal proposal. . . | . Terg* Wold, Norivar, put h country behind a Canadian pro posal for the assembly to Inslriic the six countries — the Unite States, Britain, China, Canada ' France and the Soviet Union—t ; continue their talks, , He said the Soviet Union now from its own experience In ntomi energy development, should be In better position to agree to a con trol plan. He said the sovereign! argument, advanced by Russit should not be an obstacle to a solu tion. ', Answers Claims :John Hickerson, u. S. assistan secretary of state, yesterday gav the U. S. answer to Russia's clnhn that the Soviet Union uses aUimi energy only for peaceful land clear ing purposes. • : : Hickerson said the United State Is both using and sharing Its atom) knowledge throughout the world fo medical, and research purposes. HI called,.oh the Russians to say w'ha they are doing on a share basis. Then Hickerson said "If nation: have devices that can level mountains, they also have devices tha can level cities.'. . . That Is why the United Nations (majority) plan pro,vides for an.International cooperative to take over all such dangerous Arkansas Has Chance to Get Big Paper Plant LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 12. (AP) — Arkansas apparently has a good chance of acquiring another multimillion dollar Industry. • Governor McMath said Friday night plans for locating a paper processing plant near Prescott (Nevada County), arc being discussed. "The consideration of this loca- lon is made possible by (he regula- ;fon of steam flow resulting from he construction of Narrows Dam by the US Corps \fcMath said. of Engineers,' materials and facilities and to make sure'that they are used for peaceful purposes only." As Hickerson spoke. Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Visliinsky was absent from the committee meeting Vishinsky had made Russia's statement on Thursday and said that his country TV as not stockpiling atom bombs, but could It necessary Storm Batters Centra/ Philippines; Five Killed MANILA, Nov. 12. t/P)-A tropical storm threw ,10-mile-an-hour winds and torrential rains at the hphoon batteied central Philippine 1 : today First casualty reports listed me dead or:missing The Philippines Red Cross feared the new storm^would hamper relief operations in the central islands where 832 persons lost their lives in » typhoon that hit only 11 days ago. First reports said five were dead or -niissiiiff on Camiguln Island, home of Hibok Volcano, oil Northern. . Mindanao. Cebu and Leyte islands reported vast areas under water. Heavy rain; driven by gusty winds, beat on Manila tonight as the storm center headed 'northwest between Palawan and Mindoro toward the South China Sea. Man Who Killed Himself Identified as Gunman SARDIS, Miss., Nov. 12—M>(— Police reported last night that a Clarksdale, Miss., man found shot to rtealh in his home was the gunman who robbed the Bank of Sardfs of $3,150 Thursday. He was H. E. McLemore. declared a suicide by a coroner's ury. McLemore was identified as the gunman by Miss Mary Lee Rhodes, an employe at the bank. FBI agents who searched the McLemore house late vestertlny found 53,083 hidden in rooms. D. S. Hostettcr, special agent in charge of the Memphis district, said sonic of the money was still in bank wrappers. The Arkansas Gazette said In its Saturday's Issue the plant probably will produce cardboard, heavy paper >oard and. krafl products. Investment In the proposed indus- ry "might run as high as »20,000,- XX)." the newspaper said. The Hope Star at Hope, Ark., said he plant probably will be financed and operated by the Dierks Lumber Co., the Gurdon, Ark., Lumber Co. nd the Ozan-Graysonla Lumber Co. of Prescott. Detailed information as to the size of the plant, exact location and nature of Its operation were lacking, the Gazette safd. The newspaper added that options on thnbcrland to provide a large wood yield for the plant already has been obtained. Wood pulp is used In paper manufacturing, Cannon Bfast Dampens Armistice Parade Spirit By Bursting Water Main CUMBERLAND, Md , Nov. 12. !/P) —Within a few minutes a broken water main put the damper on Armistice Day festivities here last night. A Ion?, colorful parade was wind- Ing its v.ay through town at the time. One of the chief attractions was a small mounted cannon being fired b,» some fellows from the 40 tfe 8, official merrymakers of the American Legion. As,the cannon unit passed Baltimore and Centre streets—the city's busiest intersection—Hie boys let go with the cannon once more. The pavement crumbled, water giished forth atul hundreds of spectators went scurrying for cover. Before it was all over, several .store basements were flooded and the street was ankle deep In water. Truman Okays Fire Protection For Timberland Congressman E. C. Gainings o West Memphis yesterday disclose that President Truman last wee signed the Granger Bill amendin the Clarke-McNary cooperative for estry act which provides federa fundj for states to 'protect /ores areas from fires. The federal funds are to be avail able on a matching basis will states participating In the fire con trol program, It was explained Th bill Is similar to one introduced h Congress by the seven repfese'nta lives from Arkansas. ' ; ' The act provides an addlllona $2,000,000 In federal fuuds for fores 1SKWB fire protection In 59.000.000 available 1950 above the this year unde. U . . — ,...„ ^t«i uiiue le old act, and the amount to be available each year Increases unti a total of J2i),MO,000 Is available each year. If the states take advantage of the full amount. Negroes' School Suit fails in Fort Smith FORT SMITH, Ark., Nov. 12. (AP) —U.S. DLstrict Judge John E. Mill- yejlerday ruled against 14 Fort Smith Negroes seeking better school 'acuities for their race. The suit was against the For!, Smith School District'and Supt. J. W. Ramsey. Judge Miller, who heard the case ilflioul a jury, announced this morning that the complaint would )e dismissed, r Lewis Standing Pot on Offer of New Mediation B> thf Associated Prn* Almost complete settlement of the critical steel strike left the coal mine dispute as the only major barrier today to indusrtal calm. Bu In Wiuhlngon, there was nothing to Indicate that either the coal mine operators ' or John L. Lewis president of the United Mine Workers, had budged an Inch. Lewis still had the welcome sign out for talk. 1 ; with the operators, Federal Mediator Cyrus S. Oiling, "or anybody else," but there was no'immediate spoi::.e. Lewis appeared lo be standing pat on his demands for higher pay, a shorter work week and an increase of 20 cent.? a ton royalty o.i coal mined. And the operators Indicated they were standing just as pat against them. They said lhat unless Lewis modifies his proposals there Is no use talking about them. The government remained on the sidelines with no action likely before Monday, at least, and Ching said he lias no plaits to bring the disputants together. He \va.vbeliev- ed, however, to be mapping plans lor another peace attempt next week. Leaning Tower of Pisa Lists Another 3-10ths Of Inch in Twelve Years PISA, Italy, Nov. 12— (ii'i— The Imaginary Hobgoblins' Slowing World Trade LITTLE HOCK, Nov. maginary hobgoblins art 12— I,T>— prevent- ng some businessmen in this coun- ry from trading with foreign coun- ries. That was the word yesterday from A. Miles Pratt, former collector of utcrnal revenue nt New Orleans, le spoke at Arkansas' first World Vade Conference sponsored by (lie Jttle Rock Chamber of Commerce. the Courts lianccry: Nettie Mtixine TDoniier vs. John J. Donncr, suit for divorce. trcuU : N. O. Nelson Company, a cor- orfition, vs. Wtllinin Frascr, suit D collect Slill.40 on a note. Alexander Film Company vs. J. B. nmb ct al, appeal from Municipal. nit to collect S82.SG on account, Lngronc Whittle nnd Mrs. E. B. •loyd vs. Dlytheville Propane Coin- any, appeal from Common Picas ourt, suit to collect S325. collec- vcly, in dumngcs caused by explosion. leaning Tower of Pisa, already feet out of plumb, has listed another three-tenths of an 'inch in the last 12 years, scientific measurements showed today. The measurements were made by a special state commission for the core of the famous tower, a circular structure of marble completed in 1350 .It is 179 feet high. Between 1B2B and 1910, the tower listed 12 inches. MPs to Go Under New Name in the Future WASHINGTON, Nov. 12. (AP) — Servicemen here soon will give up watching for the "SP" or the "MP" —Instead, It may be the "ASPD." It's all part of unification. The new outfit will be called "Armed Services Police Department." The Military District of Washington said plans are under \vny to merge the Army's Provosl Guard of the district, the Navy's Shove Pit- trol of the Potomac River Command and the Air Force's Police unit of Headquarters Cpmmniul. Obituaries William Ramsey, Retired Farmer, Dies in Osceola Servic&s for William Thrace Ramsey, 75, retired fanner and real estate agent 'of Osceola, will be conducted at 2:30 tomorow at the Osceola Christian Church, of which he was a charter member, by Dr. J Murray Taylor, pastor of the Taylor Memorial Church of Memphis. Mr. Ramsey died al Ills home In Osceola al 4:30 yesterday afternoon after a lengthy ilincuu. lie had made His home In Osceola since 1802, when he opened a real estate office there. He n-as associated with the Florida Brothers Heal Estate and Loan Company unlil his retirement about ;ive years ago. Mr. Hanisey was born In Trigg County. Ky., October -I. 1374. In 1904 he'was married to Miss Antco Mulkey of Ojceola two years after le came to Osceola. He was a grad- late of the Normal University of Huntingdon, Tenn., and a charier neinbcr of the First Christian Church at Osceola. Survivors include hi), wife; a son, William Thrace Ramsey, Jr.; a laughter, ^Irs, Roy H. Cauley- of lev Orleans; and a grandson, Wil- 'im Thrace Ramsey, III. Burial will be in Ernien Cemetery under the direction of the Swift Funeral Home of- Osccola. Active pallbearers are to' include: lalph WiLson, Dr. C. W. Silverblatt, Fred Hcndrix, William Terry Mitch•II, D. E. Young and R. R. Kendrick. Ko-vrary pallbearers include: Tal I'ongate, E. R.. Smitti, George F!or- da, O. M. Fairlcy, J. C. Sciirlock, Andrew Florida, John W. Edrington, S. L. Gladlsh, R. L. Naming, M. T. Nallling, Fred Taylor, Jr., Charles Hampton, Rube Boyce. Ben flutler, Sr . Ray Mann, Guy Bryant, Jake Threikill, S. E. Murff. J. N. Thomason, and Dr. Julian Fairlcy. Armistice Day Is Observed At High School JO1.VS nitmrVS STAFF—Paul Alvey of Paragoutd has teen added io the personnel al Drelfus Jewelry Company, 316 West Main, H. II. Lcvitch, manager, announced to- dny. Mr. Alvey, who has been In jewelry bti£ine. c i about 15 years, assumed his duties yesterday. He Is a member of the American Legion. Veterans of foreign Wars, Knights of Columbus, and '.he Uons Club at Paragould. Mr. and Mrs. Alvey will reside 41 1504 Hearn in Blytheville. Mrs. Margaret Prichard )ies; Rites Tomorrow ! \ Funeral services for Mrs. Mar- laret Virginia Prichard. 03. will be -ntlvcled nt 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Church of Christ In Blytheville vith Evangelist H. F. Sharp in linrge. Burial will be in Number Eight Cemetery at Sicclc, Mo. Mrs. Prichard died las: night nt :45 in Walls Hospital. She was a mtive of Pcrryvillc, Tenn., but had vcd in Blytheville for the past 35 ears. Survivors Include four daughters, Jrs. Hauls Floyd of Kcissr, Mrs. i ien Roy A.vcoek of Uunilii, Mrs. i :obcrt Banks ami Mr;;. R. M. Ayock, both of Blytheville: four sons, Engene of Friendship, Tain., Herman of Zclinnple, Pa., Acic and A)- ) In Enrl Prichard. both of' Blythe- ilic; and three brothers. U.s' Hill f Devol, okln.. and Walter and . R. Hill, both of Texas. « Bil'y Mtddleton, James Middle- in. Ki.ssell • Middleton, Orvllle iarrett, Elmer Holmes and Hunter rook will be pallbearers. 3klahorrian Gives All \n Order to Pay Debts TUI.SA, Okla,, Nov. 12— (tl>>— Rolert D. Kissic-k would rather give Up Ilis S20.0CO homstead fo creditors than lose a lifelong reputation for hotipsLy A recent scries of misfortunes- including poor crops, failing prices and an orchard fire—forced the Grove. Okla., farmer to file for bankruptcy in federal court here. All that fossick and his wife ask for thmselvcs is S0 me .silverware, linen ami a. few pieces of furniture. The rest. i,c told Referee Maurice Ellison yesterday, must go for payment of S13.15B in debts, under the bankruptcy act, Kissick could keep his home and IGO-acre' farm. "He Is one of the few men I have ever known to make that effort to pay off his debts," Ellison remarked. yesterday, in recognition those killed in two world wa * Harry Frltzius, Jr., led the 's dents in singing "America" u, 0 the program. He was accompanied at the piano by Mrs. J. Wilson Hen O'. Following the song, the meaning of Armistice Day was discussed bv W. D. Tommey, high school prln- !tplil. , , •..••; Mary Jo Eaton, Jackie Estes and Vivian Taylor then presented a series of patriotic songs. ; ,-. • ; Others participating In the program included Caren Colston, who etold Bruce Barton's story of "The Jnknown Soldier;" and Eclwin Pip:in who presented the poem, "They Speak for Peace from out of the Past." ' The group also sang "America the Beautiful," and the program dosed with the sounding of Taps by Albert Falrfield. Convicted Reds' Assets May Be Attached by U.S. NEW YORK, NOV. 12. (fl>,_The government is seeking to attach assets of the 11 Communist leaders convicted of conspiring to advocate overthrow of the government. U. S. Attorney Irvine. H. Saypol said the step was being taken to provide security for payment of the fines of S10.000 each imposed on the 11 men. They have been released, pending appeal, on bail totalling 8260,000, but no bond was ordered for the amount of the fines, which were imposed along with prison sentences ranging up to five years. Marriage Licenses The following couples obtained marriage licenses at the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythe,-county clerk, yesterday: : H. E. Van Clcve and Mrs A»nes Wan, both of Blytheville. Marceliue Doicio and Miss Del- flno Palacios, both of Blytheville. Three Die in Accident MARION, Ark. NJV. l'>. M'l _ A loadec* seed truck und a car with seven persons in it smacked into each other near here Thursciay. Two were killed outright and another died In a Memphis Hospital yesterday. The dead were identified as James Bentley, 36, Joseph Johnson, about 35, and Sam Washington, 35. all Negroes of Memphis. Eel in Water Pipe LEBANON, Pa., Nov. 12. (AP> — The Lebanon Paper Box Co.. had trouble with its water system. Workmen decided to lake off a faucet. Oat popped a US-inch ccl. Negro Deaths Services for Walter Kirk, 52. will be conducted at 2 p.m tomorrow nt St. Paul Baptist Church by Hc.v. H Boykin, pastor, and burial will b< in Ml. Zion Cemetery. He <iic< Thursday at his home on Ros' Street after a long illness. He i- survived by a sister, o/ella Prnya- of Youngstown, Ohio. Caston Funeral Home Is in charge. Final rites for Ed Johnson, G? will IK conducted at 1 p.m. tomor row st Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church by Rev. J. \v. Preston. He died Wednesday at his home In Osccoln He Is survived by four sons and three daughters. Caston Funeral Home is In charge. COSTUMES Err* .IVljs — lltards — Maskj — Maknip : VAny Vriod, Char.lcttr or Purpose Santa Claus £™ • Tor All ChtiitmAS Occasions Tuxedos 'iicUwHS Sults • for Wcttdlncs—rorm»Ii_ctc. Graduation Caps and Gowni K<m — Banners — lurtgri -Vcniplils Costume 1- UrRtilla Co. MI'S. Main St. Mtmphlj, Term. On these cold days it's wise to tliiuk of your licallh and have your washing done at the laundry. Call .1118 for Blytheville Laundry-Cleaners.... their expert service is yours to • enjoy.. .inexpensively. BLYTHEVILLE LAUNDRY-CLEANERS Phone 4418 Warren Girl at U. of A. Cotton Maid Contestant FORT SMITH, Ark., Nov. 12— M'l —Miss Beverly Mai Jones. Warren, a University of Arkansas student, is Fort Smith's representative in the Arkansas Mnid O f Colon .contest. The university nrt student, who wore a she <lesigcncci and made, was selected at. a contest, held by the jimior chamber of Commerce here Thursday night. Miss Jones was the runner-up in the 1040 Miss Arkansas contest. A Detr A Pp€art on Ma In the Parlor Whet* Dears Often Get Together BETHLEHEM, !>a N OV 12—f/J>!— Mrs. Daniel Keynoloj. will always remember Armlfllce Day 1943 as a most unpeaceful day. She was alone In the'house when the sor d of shattering g i aM sent ner runnn^ to ),« r living room, i,,, i M S H i f , MrSl R«y n oW». 'he buck fled leaving a trail O f upset ablcs, lamps, and chairs behind SATUHDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 194|, Burned in Truck Crash SPRINGFIELD, Mo., Nov Is (AP)-Bobby Shewmslce, aijout as of Clinton, Ark., suffered critical' burns in a truck accident last nlttht Highway patrolmen said shiw make was driving a truck, owned b» Louis Oden of Kansas city, aloni Highway 123 a mile south of NLxa Mo., when the truck skidded off the road. The vehicle plunged 300 yards across a field and struck ft tree, bursting Into names. him. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Saturday ' "SHADOWS OF THE WEST" with Whip Wilson Cartoon and Serial SAT. NITE OWI, SHOW "JACK POT JITTERS" with Jiggs t MasBie Also Cartoon NEW Boi Opens W«k Mays 7:00 p.m. Matinee Saturday & Sundays Mal.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont. Showing Manila, Ark. Shawl EVERY NIGHT .^j Saturday 'SAN ANTON E AMBUSH" with Monte Hal* Also Shorts Sunday, Monday & Tuesday BIG STEAL" with Robert Milchum • IViJliam Bendix, ' and Jane Grecr Warner News i Short SATURDAY OWL SHOW "G-MEN" K-ith James Cagney Also Sliorli Sunday & Monday "COME TO THE STABLE' Tvilli Loretta Ycunr and Celeste Holm Also Shorts Ha in or .Shine ill ! Open 6:30 Last Day •. Big Double Feature WE NEED YOUR WIRE COAT HANGERS! Hangers Must Be Clean Bring Them f ^^ p er In! 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