The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 30, 1950 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 30, 1950
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THURSDAY, KOVBMBER 80, •LTIHEVTLLX, (ARK.) COURIER NTWB PAGE THIRTEEN Nutrition Expert May Be Added to Health Unit Here Officials of Statt Agency H«r« to Check Advisability of Act A nutrition consultant may be tdded to the staff of the Mississipp flinty Health Unit at Blythevllle ip'the near future, Mrs. An nab* Fill, county health nurse, announced this morning. Mrs. Barbara McDonald, stat senior nutrition consultant, ani Mrs. Christina Spears, nutritloi consultant, both with the Stat Health Department at Little Rock were In Blytheville this week to dis cuss the advisability of such an ap polntmeut. • Mississippi County's large amoun of nutrition cases has brought I the attention of the State Depart ment the need for personnel her to handle such cases. Mrs. McDonald and Mrs. Spears discussed the -situation with Mrs. Fill and Mrs. Freeman . Robinson, and returned to Little Rock to report their findings. If the State Health Scparlment Approval of Rent Control Extension Seems Certain WASHINGTON, Nov. SO. W)-A wo-month extension of federal rent ontrols beyond Dec. 31, headed today for Senate debate with pr« dictions it will be approved speedily. The extension legislation cleared the Senate Banking Committee ate yesterJay by a 10-2 vote. Chairman Maybank (D-SC) later predicted to reporters It would clear he Senate by a wide margin, adding: I im convinced that this is necessary so we can keep faith with the men who are fighting In Korea and their families." Statehood Foes Claim Advantage Southerners Hovt Hopes of Sidetracking Issue for Rent Bill Christmas Seal Sale Poster Contest Gets Under Way Here Steelworkers 4cceot76-Cent Hourly Raise PITTSBURGH. Nov. M. lift — The CIO United Steetworkeri today accepted an aTerare 16-rent an hour tvace Increase for lift 105000 emnloyes ot United State* Steel Corporation. PITTSBURGH. Nov. 30. (ift—The nollcy makers oJ Philip Murray's __ CIO United SUelworkers met'to- Ihlnks "it 7easlble to place'a nutri-' : day to decide if they'll accept a re- tion consultant here the appoint-1 ported IG-cent average hourly wage WASHINGTON, Nov. 30. Wi — Dixie Democrats claimed a tactical advantage today In their fight to block twin administration bills to grant statehood to Alaska arid Hawaii. They greeted with delight the Senate Banking Committee's swift approval of a bill proposing extension of rent controls. One Southern strategist who' didn't want to be named told a reporter his group hopes now to sidetrack the statehood Issue for debale on rent controls. Tlie hope of the bills' opponents Is that the statehood fight ullimately will set lost In the shuffle. Administration leaders fighting for the statehood bills conceded lhat the southerners may have gained some advantage through quick committee approval of Ihe rent bill, but said Ihey are far from bealen yet. They are fighting now lo have the statehood Issue placed on the Senate calendar ahead of all other pending legislation, and hope to get a vote on that motion by tomorrow. ment will probably BO to Mrs. Robinson who has voluntarily been serving the Unit here In that capacity on a part-time' busis. Diphtheria cases toot a short drop in the county during November Mrs. Pill stated this morning. A case reported in Rosa yesterday brought the monthly total to three. Last month, seven cases were reported to the Unit, more thnn a third of the 20 cases that have been reported nil year and a monthly high for 1950. Mrs. Fill also announced that the annual meeting of the Arkansas afcic Health Association will be hW in Robinson Auditorium In Little Rock. Dec. 1 and B- The meeting Is for all litate health employes In boost from United States Steel Corporation—the leader of the Industry. Big steel didn't say how- much It is willing to pay the 155.000 steel workers on its payroll. But sources close to both sides placed the figure at 1C cents, including fringe benefits. The men who make steel now average SI,12 an hour throughout the country. • ATOM BOMB Continued from Page 1 now la uncertain and that American forces may suffer reverses -they have before. Arkansas. Staff members, at both the Osceola and B.ylhevillc units plan to attend. The Osceala staff added a new , of the. United Nations have no in- member this month when F. Roland ', teniion oJ abandoning their mission "But," he emphasized, "the forces Anders was appointed venereal disease investigator for South Mississippi County. Carroll Waives Hearing in Bank Robbery Alvle Leonard Carroll,-23. of Detroit.,, waived preliminary hearing on,.charges of armed robbery and kidnapping before Magistrate Sam Cor belt in carutViersville tV>ii mornine and was ordered held to await Circuit Court action.'- ~~ | Bond on the kidnapping charge « s set at $10.000. In Missouri, arm- robbery Is not bondiible. according to Deputy Sheriff Jack Kelley of Caruthersville. Carroll is cnargea with robbing the. p.'rmcrs Bank of Braggadocio, Mo., of $1.709 and kidnapping pem- iscot County Judge E. C. Specr, president of the bank, Nov. 25. He was captured some 12 minutes later by members of the sheriff's force in Caruthersville. Carroll is scheduled for trial in the November term of circuit court. Negro Deaths Rites Are Conducted For Mirland Burton Services for Mirland Burton, 13- months-old son of Theo and Etta Mae Burton of Blytheville, were qonductcd at 2 p.m. today at Home Funeral Home Chapel by Hev. w: M Mitchell. * The child riled Tuesday at the .parents' home In the Hollipeter A/5l!Ion. Burial will be ill Mt. Ziol Cetfttery. In addition to the parents, sur- in Korea." The President, during the question and answer period. Jumped on Republican Senators Wherry Bricker, and McCarthy for accusing Secretary of State Acheson ol trying' to oust General MacArthur a* TIN commander in Korea. He said there is not (| one word truth in the charge and added MacArthur has dorie a good }6b. Showing considerable anger, Mr. Truman said he a going to bust loose one ot these, days on what he called all this foolishness involved in attacking government officials. Truman Defends MacArthur As>ed about, criticism of General MacArthur In the European press, Ihe President said this' has been true also In the American press. Half smiling, he said these critics are always with MacArlhur when things are going well, but against him when the situation reverses. Again, Mr. Truman .said MacArthur has done a good Job. A reporter noted that some of the criticism claimed that MacAr- :hur exceeded his authority In going beyond the 38th Parallel in Korea and in other ways. He did nothing of the kind; Mr. Truman came back. Asked about the offer of 33.000 Chinese Nationalist troops to fight In Korea, he said this offer had been refused in the hope that we would not be involved in another world war. This feeling" continues, he said. To a Question whether Japanese manpower would be used in Korea, he fell back on ?.n often used phrase—we will cr?.ss that bridge when we come to It. Silent on Home Controls Afked whether the new turn of events had made necessary a more general mobilization of the home front, including price controls, he said he would not answer that except to say, as he has before, that it is constantly being considered. In response to another question. Mr. Truman said he has been ready for a long time to name a supreme Churchill Talk To British Debate LONDON, NOV. 30. W>— Winston hurchlll—76 years old today—was slated to open this afternoon the grimmest debate In Britain's House of Commons since World War II The continuing discussion on foreign affairs—centered entirely on the Korean crisis—was expected to last more- than six hours before Prime Minister Attlee closes it. Attlee assumedly will reassure the tense house that, he believes.United Nations forces fighting Red aggression will win out In the end. Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevii told Commons yesterday that a final settlement would be round political lines." Replying for the conservatives, former Foreign Sec retary Anthony Eden complained that Bevin had told nothing o what was In the government's mini on Korea. Bevin said Britain Is ready to any talks with the United States France >.nd Russia which mlgh ease the currently perilous situa tlon. The annual Christmas Mai POS-+ [«r contest for elementary, Junior aiid senior hich school students In Blythevtlle opened today, Sponsored by th* Mlsiisiippi County Tuberculwls Awoclallon" the poster contett 'will end Dec. It and Jiidjinf of entries will be done • i ., L. w. lh * following IUI» f l|k» Tl day. Winning po«t- ers will be displayed In down- lown slore ' win dows, according to Miss Ruth Lee and Mrs. Ovules Grlgger, Jr., cochairmen of the contest. Mtinvihll r, \' was announced by the Tuberculosis A-ssocU .ion that contributions lo date in the 19SO Christmas se§ drive total »2,067.05. There are three divisions In the poster contests-elementary, Junio high school and senior high school Prizes of $2.50 will be offered In Uv first two divisions- and an awan of 13 will be given In the senio igli school division. The Idea behind Hie contesl, Mis ?e explained ,1s lo produce pos ers that will help sell the seal r eatness and Idea* will be rate bove artistic ability, she said, and he awards will go to poslers the udges believe "will make people •ant to buy Christmas seals." .Judges will be C. W. Sisler, Mrs. Mex Shelby and Miss Lee. Contest rules require that the n tram's name, grade and school .ppear on the back of the poster nd that a double-barred cross, ymbol of the seal drive, appear omewhere on the entry. Entries- must be submitted to the Association's office in the Court rfouse her* by Saturday noon, Dec. Jbituaries WAR Continued rrom Page 1 capital- of Pyongyang. When the Allies kicked off on th "end the war" offensive last Pr day they were arrayed along a 80-mile : front Inland from the Ye! low Sea. Overwhelmed by the Chines counter-assaults, the bulk of th Eighth Army has withdrawn to line running 17 miles along th south bank of the Chongchon wit another 25-mile front slantin southeast from the fiver to Sin chang. , The slanting section Is the rig! flank. In standing firm on th flank. In standing night. U.N. fore checked a wheeling Chinese movement aimed at cutting below the line of retreat and trapping the Eighth Army. FRANK R.ADAMS (TOUT I »«<. <k*r •*• eKMlTM *••»« t«WB Former Yarbro Resident Killed n Auto Wreck Services for Charles W. Holmes o Lakeland, Fl.i son of Mrs. A. D ' Fielder of Steele, Mo., who was cilled. In tn auto week near uis j liome Tuesday nigh I, are tentatively scheduled to be conducted at 'i p.m. Sunday at the Calvary Baptist Church In Blythevllle. Mrs. Fielder said she was notified that her son was knled when his car crashed Into a power line pole after missing a curve en route home from the wholesale meat plant where he was employed. He apparently fell asleep at the wheel, she said. He was 32. An unidentified motorist passing by also was killed when he attempt-! ed to help remove Mr. Holmes from the car and come In contact with a hi?h-voltagc power line. Formerly -. resident of Yarbro, Mr. Holmes also Is survived by his wife. Mrs. Elizabeth Ann Holmes: A daughter, Barbara Ann, three; two sons, Charles Holmes 'II, five. and Franklin Holmes, three weeks; his step-father, A. D. Fielder of Sleele: a sister, Mrs. Harry Mai\lz of Blythevllle; and two brothers. J. \V. Holmes of Torrance. Calif., and John F. Holmes of Steele. •••*•• !• W»«tWM7*«, •C MM4, U-nly K4aI**M (•• »•• 1*«— ••< *a- •wrll*»l «4r1 he'd r»vrr« rhp c«U mmirr • «Ht fmmrl. • • « xvni VJAHGIE LOU took her eyei o« •omewber* all the time. It's bring you luck." "How about you, soldier?" "MeT 1 don't need it. I got all the luck 1 can handle right now, ju«t beln 1 able to talk to you." "By rights you shouldn't." •Can you see me." She looked sidewise at him. "Ot course. You're about the biggest man I ever looked at. You ihouldn't stand where yon arc. If you were a driver once you know rule«.' PMA Information on the contest will be given prospective entrants at a meeting at 4 p.m. Monday at the Court House. Contributions to date includes $1,631.55 received in the personal solicitation phase of the drive and ;«5 50 obtained through mall sales. Supplementing these phases will • the talei of double-barred bangles In Blytheville schools Dec. » ind on downtown streets Dec. fl Sirs. James Terry is in charge of Lhe bangle sales set'for Dec. 9. Mrs. J. C. Droke, chairman ol the mail sales, said contributions are being received steadily and it is believed that trie Blytheille quota will be reached by Christmas, when the drive U scheduled to end. Mrs. J. W. Pollard, co-chairman of the personal solicitation phase said that places of business not contracted by Tolunteer workers will be placed on the mailing list. .. Dell is the first community to report, Mrs. R. B. Crawford, chairman there has reported. To date $120 has been collected there. Dou ble-barred bangles also will be sold in Dell Dec. 8. Livestock \vorking on every angle to prevent the spread of the Korean conflict. He emphasized, too. that the build up of American strength is aimed at preventing a general war. The best thins we can do. he said, is to increase our defenses so we tan talk with authority. NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111 Nov. 30. (AP)—(USDA1— Hogs 11. 500; active, 10 to 25 higher lhan Wednesday'! average; full upturi on weights over 240 Ibs and sows bulk good and choice 100-240 Ib 18.25-60; latter price mostly for 21 Ib sows; 110-180 Ibs 1850 to mostl 16.60; few lots 18.75; 240-300 Ibs lite-UK; 14O-ISO Ibs 17.0Q-U.25 few 110-130 Ibs 15.50-16.75; good an choice sows 400 Ibs down 16.50-17. 50; heavier sows 15.25-16.25; stag 12.00-14.50; boars 9.50-13.00 Cattle 2300; calves 1000; *om slaughter steer sales to feeder in teresls fully steady at 28.25 down one choice load high good, and to choice 974 Ib mixed yearlings 33.0C medium and good largely 28.00-31 00. (Continued Horn 0tz« 1) aid, was very light due to the fact lat the committee candidates were nopposed. Commltteemen elected were: Armorel—E. M. Regenold, E. I-*. 'ale, Jim Smothermon, J. 0. Ellis, r., and Ed Stewart. Blytheville — Wesley Slallings. lyod Ward, Fielder Perry. Charles irogdon, Leslie Moore and Ben bbott. Clear Luke — Chester Caldwcll. Charley Lutes, Vance Dixon, J. A- Haynes, James Middleton, H. C. Weathers and D. C. Eubanlts. Dell—M. J. Koehler, Rex War en, B. A.. Stacy,. Jchn Stevens, r., and John H. Brinn. Forty and Blght--^'. E. Hsgan. : L. Adklsson, Rex Hughes. Ben B. white' and George Cassldy. Half Moon—Claude Duncan. Jack arrljtan, rra Galries, H. C. Buck and R. C, Rlggs. Losi Cane—Charles Rose, r. O. wis, J. F. Harris, -T. A. Bour- p.nd and Raydo Veach. Manila—Jim David, Albert White, Crockett Wright, R. T. White. L. V- Waddell, R. C. Whitney and Howard Perkins. Pawheeh—W. O. Galycan, John Bearden, Dave Buck, C. E. Buck, J. D. Young and G. B. Galyeau. Leachvllle—V. S. Johnson, Bob Shipley, Jim Bridges, J, L. 'Swi- hearl, and O. J. Huetor. Whlsp -- Leroy Carter. Norman Bailey, W. P. Carter, Franklin i. Noe, Russ Crowell and T. G. Mllli- gan.— Hildred Bunch, D. B. Abbott, W. M. Wyatt, Charles Langston, Richard Haynex and H. G. Malhews. ' Bowen—Malcom Greenvvny, Ross Caldwell, Jerry Prankum, w. K. Raspberry. Jim Jackson. Ihe roid and gazed In >h«er amazement al what she had in her hand. "I wonder how 1 ever happened to do thil!" "Look outl" warned Eddie. "You'll wrap thil piec« o< junk around a telegraph pole,** "Thanks, mister," said Margie Lou, resuming her driving. "I was surprised by thia thing I found under the panel there." "It's a lucky coin." All al once it occirrred to him lhal they were talking, jusl as If he were really there. "Gee, did you hear what I said?" "Sure. Why not?" Eddie couldn't explain why not He was dumfounded by Ihe suddenly bestowed gift of 'communication between himself and the object of his affections. "I gueas it's because you got thai lucky coin of mine iix your hand," Iv decided. "What do you mean, soldier your lucky coin? llow'd it here?" "Why I put it there. But lha was a long time ago when 1 use to drive this same bui before went Into the Army." Margie Lou laughed, a very nie laugh, too. "Thal'i a funny Ide bul I kind of believe you at lha Here, you can hav« U back." Eddie almost reached for K bu he remembered In time. "N thanks. I couldn't take it." Th was truer than she could know "You keep it. Wear it on yo •It'* all right In my case. I'm a ormer employe ol the company," ddie assured her, **l don'l think that's any rea- >n, and neither do you." Fxidi« chuckled. "All right, a setter one Is, then, because I've >*«n away a long time and you ave to be nice to us boys when « get home." "Are you on leave?" "Something like Hint." PHE buzzer rang tor a stop. • Margie Lou steered over to the Livb and put on the, brakes. She •asn'l any too good al it and *cldie lurched against her shoul- ,er. "Sorry," he said. "1'or what?" "I bumped into you." "No, you didn't." That settled that. She couldn't eel it when he touched her. While the passenger was getting off Margie Lou glanced at him. A puzzled expression clouded he 'ace. "Do you know, soldier, you ,ook like I've seen you before.'" He couldn't very well tell ho that they had been swimming to gether lhat very allernoon. "Vrob ably we met somewhere before went away or something." Margie Lou shook her head. " didn't meet many boys. I'd member. What do' all those rib bons on your cciat mean?" Eddie looked down at his clips He had never worn any campaig ribbons, you don't on »ctlv« service, hut. now there was a. very respectable collection of bars. Fo* a moment he admired them himself. "Those lell where I've been," ha explained. "I was in tha South Seas quite a while." Margie Lou started the bus. "Were you hurt?" she asked. "Uh-huh. That's why I'm bom* for a while." "You look as If you wet« getting well all right. Anyway you weren't killed. That's something." "Yeah, it's something else again. The ones ivho gel killed art lh* lucky ones in some ways." "That's a funny way to tattc. Why would you say a thing like that?" "Why — because — because R's hue, 1 guess. You sorl ol know where you're al after you're dftad. You don't wake up scared and wondering what next all Ihe lime. And you don't have to kiH anybody any more, cither." • • • • ARG1E LOU laughed a WMe. lalk as U you knew something about it. But you can't Nobody docs, unless they're dead themselves." "That's right." fxjclie laughed, too. "Nobody does, until then." Margie Lou still had the lucky oin in her hand. "Sure you don't ant this back, soldier?" "No, I wanl you lo wear It on ou somewhere, mebbe on a string round your neck like us G.l.'a do with our dog-tags." "I oughtn't to t.ike it. I don't now you really at all." "Bul you're goin' lo," Eddie in- isled eagerly. "Goo, I think ou're—you're—well, you're nice, rtaybe I could see you when 'ou're off duty, Margie Lou." "How did you know my name?** MAR- 011 ivl "You she nskecl, slarlled. "Why—I guess maybe lha slarlcr called you IhaL" "No, he didn'L" "Somebody did." Eddie hurried over that one. "My name's Eddie —Eddie Engstrom." "Oh. You're at the top al that list of service men in Uie buft station." "Yeah, Now that we've .been introduced, how about that date?'* (To Be Continued) Acheson Talk Heralds Greater Arms Program by Government W ASHINGTON, N 0V. 30. (#)— Secretary of Stale Acheson's declaration lhat the free world must "prepare, for the worst" heralds an Administration drive to ' speed an even greater arms program In both the U. S. nnd Western Europe. Officials said today that will be the government's 'nltta. response to the new global crisis created by Communist China's Intervention In the Korean conflict. The gravity of that crisis was pointed up by Achesou's wnrnlng the nation and Ihe world last night lhat ''no one can Kiinriuilce hat war will not come." Linked to this immediate danger. Acheson pictured the free world Nationalist Units 'Still Available' WASHINGTON, Nov. 30. WM—Thc 33,000 Chinese Nationalist troops Chiang Kai-shek once offered for combat duty In Korcn are still available to haid-|)resEcd United Nations forces. Truman Shocks British Driver Forfeits Bond Leroy Majors forfeited a J35.2S cash bond in Municipal Court this morning on a charge of driving while under the Influence of liquor. Yesterday, Lincy Lloyd was lined 160 and cost* on a similar-charge. vivors include four sisters. Mary R.. I commander for N=rlh Atlantic Louclla. Shirley and Liimic Burton. I'O'ces '" Western Liirope. bill that ; all ol Blytheville: and nine broth-! this country is still waiting on our Allies to get together. j Repeatedly, Mr. Truman cmphn-' sized that the United Stales crs. L B.. Leo. Theo. Henry. Willie, Mingo. Joseph. W. B. and Vernal Burton, also of Blytheville. I "Take the money, but don't shoot! \ con always get a loan from GfNERAL CONTRACT PURCHASE CORPORATION to tidt me overt" as being under dark threat of Soviet military power with great "capabilities for conquest and destruction. '! The Intention of free men. he said, Is to preserve their . instlu- lions by peaceful means but history has proved lhat "If we must, .we will fight for them." "We must hope and strive for the beat while we prepare for the worl," he declared. - LONDON, Nov. 30. (rt>)—Preslden Truman's statement lhat the com mander in the field can decld whether to use \he atomic against Chinese Communists shocked and astounded British govern ment officials today. le bomb 1 I. W. HARPER Tlie Gold Medal Whiskey Bottled in Bond Kentucky Bourbon .it's always u pleasure IM ficor • m-iu<(r HIAIDHT iou>;o>i ?-«\;;u • i. w. aunt OISIIUINC to., loimvutE, ty. Friday Night 9 till-? Admission 1.50 per couple Ted Fisher and Orchestra the Fly Inn You Reach Mote People Through the Want Ads Ads placed before 9 a.m. will appear same day. All classified advertising payable in advance. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS

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