The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 17, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 17, 1949
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NOVEMBER 17, 1949 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER-NEWS PAGE FIVE rmy Will Close )amp Chalfee Announcement- Blasts Hopes of Arkansans; Economy Move Cause WASHINGTON, Nov. 17. (Ap) — amp Clmfiee, Ark., will be closed •' Hie Army next April as originally aimed. Secretary of the Army oi'don Gray announced today. This announcement blasted hopes Arkansas officials and Fort mith, Ark., that Ihe big training Pope Says Use Of Force Keeps Up Fear of War CRASH Continued from Pag* 1 port the disaster. CASTEL G9NDOLFO, Italy, Nov. I A '«* minul« lat«r » gunner 17— iff— Pope piirs XII told a group called Into the sheriff's office, too excited to give his name. He said he had bailed out of one of the planes. Highway palrolmen and sheriff's IIMI. i dicYK •liter could be retained as an ac- installation despite the 15e- Department's economy pro- am. i.very thorough and complete Jot all installations under jur- dictlon of the department, of the nny, considering every possible ictor, has Indicated that- Camp haffee, together with certain oth-1 *. installations, can be Inactivated' planned without detriment to itional defense," Gray said in let- >rs to Arkansas members of Confess. "Therefore, there Is no alternative uui to inactivate Camp Chaffce us lanned, tliereby reducing Ihe cast operations'of the Army." Gray added the Army constantly reviewing its rcqinremenls. He remised that if it becomes neccs- iry to reopen any training center, •amp Chafle will be given "every onsitferatioii." SiUiLtlioii Kesiirvcyrri Secretary of Defense Johnson sn- ounced some weeks ago Ihal Cliaf- 20 and various otlier insinuations ould be shut down in an. economy rogram. Tile Arkansas Senators, represent- tives, Governor McMath and a eiegation from Fort Smith asked im to reconsider. They contended Chaffce is one of the most econom- *ally operated training centers in he country and that it should be etained because of its inland loca- ion. Johnson sent a group of Army Itficcrs to Fort Smith to rcsurvcy Ihe inattur and hear the arguments ly Ihe Aikansans. S ay's letter by Gray showed the of Ihe In his letter, Gray reiterated "the eed for entrenchment in govein- ; economy" makes it necessary or the Defense Department "to ef- leet savings in manpower and mo- Tey wherever possible." None'of the state's Congressional Delegation . is in Washington for ftommcnt. of American Senators today fear of war \vil remain so long as a single member of the family of nations "uses sheer force to reduce Its citizens to a condition oi chattels." The Pontiff mentioned no country by name, but apparently he referred to Ihe Communist govera- menls of Eastern Europe. The Pope addressed members of a U.S. Senate Armed Services committee headed by Sen. Thomas (D- Okla), and Including Sens. Chavez (D-NM), Maybanfc (D-SC), Robertson (D-Va), Stennis (D-Miss), Tliye (R-Minn) and McClellan ID- Ark). The Senators, their wives and their aides drove to the Pope's summer palace from Rome Later the group, which arrived yesterday from Athens, was to confer in government leaders- They leave Saturday for Madrid The Pope pleaded for proteclion by law of Ihe world's people. He urged a wise law backed by m "reasonable force" with the function to "protect and defend the rights to man and God and just law. not to whittle them down and crush them." It was the third time within two weeks the pope publicly referred to problems of protection of peoples through just laws. deputies from four counties circled for nearly three hours across the fields and streams of the delta country before they found the wreckage of both planes. The still-burning craft from the 326th Squadron was sighted first. The bodies of its soldier crewmen were charring In the blaze. 'ie lasl four of its serial numbers—6364— Obituaries Mrs. Marion Matthews, 76, Dies Suddenly Funeral services tor Mrs. Marion Matthews, 76. mother of Mrs. J. J. Jaggers of Blythevilie, were conducted 'this afternoon at the New Hope Baptist church at Denlon. Mrs, Matthews died suddenly at the home of a daughter, Mrs- J. M -McCarroll. at Walnut Ridge yesterday. She had been in poor health for several months. She was born in Denton, and her husband, a fanner in' that vicinity, died about 20 years ago. Survivors other than her two daughters include a son. O- D. Maithews of Denton, and several grandchildren. were the only marks of Identification. But from this Ihe Spokane Airbase was able to determine it was one of 13 which started out at 3 p.m. yesterday on a round-robin flight (no landings and return to home base) over Sacramento, San Francisco, Stocklon and Salt- Lake City. They were at 28.000 feet most, of the time. Visibility Poor Searchers were led by a C-54 from the Fairfield-Suisun Air Force Base which is located near the delta country. It flew through the log with a scant 200 feet visibility—just enough to scan the ground. Capt. K. D. McFarland, information officer of the Spokane Air Force Base ,said the other Louring planes would not all complele the round robin as planned. They encountered bad weather Three put down at Hill Field near Ogden, Utah, another landed McClellan Air Force Base near Sacramento. The rest, McFarland said were still in the air early today wilhout reaching a decision on landing. The sheriff's office said Uwt as far as it knew Burns was the only survivor of Hie burned plane. All Ihe survivors were treated at Stockton Emergency Hospital brief- i ly for minor injuries. Newsmen were kept from them while they were here ,but persons | who said they heard the airmen discusiin gthe collision reporlcd the fliers said five of the planes were flying in a single formation when one got out. of line. "And that was it," one of them reportedly added. Missco Red Cross Officials Attend Jonesboro Meeting Five, phases of Red Cross work were discussed yesterday at an Institute in Jonesboro, attended by executive secretaries and chanter representatives from eight chapters. Mrs. Floyd Haralson, executive secretary, represented the Clitc' sawba District chapter from Mississippi County, and Mrs. Madeline F. Campbell, executive secretary, represented the Osceola District chapter.. Other counties represented were Craighcad, Cross, Greene, Jackson, St. Francis, and Poinsclt. Six representatives of Ihe Mld- wcslern Area office It) St. i.o'jis conducted the Institute. The day's program was explained to ihe •vorkers by William Schweitwr, ns- sislant regional director of the Western Area. Miss Lou Eskorldje •evieweri Junior Red Cross service; Miss Marie Sohaskl. home nursing; Miss Margaret Kellerman. voliri- er special service; Miss Frances Voglcr, disaster: and Thomas Huwk, nubile information and public relations. Eric Rogers, chairman of the Craighead chapter, presided at Die meeting. WILSON NEWS liy Mis. B. F. Boylcs I'rcstuls Concert MLss Mary E. Symonds, music director at Wilson High School, presented a musicul concert Monday night at the Wilson Methodist ClHll'Cll. Included In the program were pi- auu and organ selections, solos, spiritual numbers by the school quiu- tet and songs by the Junior and High School Choruses. stration clubs on the project to supply the hospital with needed foods is the IJlythcvile Handicraft Class, which is stuffing toys lo send to the children. The council meeting Saturdny will begin with a pot-luck lunch HOT ZOOT —Dressed in a gleaming while fireproof suit, • fireman at Wrighl-putterson Air Force Base, Dayton* O., prepares to walk into a roaring flame. The suit—made of 18 layers of glass fiber materials and silver and aluminum .foils —is the laics! protective clothing developed by the Air Force for air crash rescue work. ilgh school auditorium. His Uilk on "The Last Supper 1 :arried out the theme of the pro- iram . "Children Need To Know Beauty". F.nterliilnmeiit was furnished l>> Ihe Blylhcvillc filch School Lrlo and soloist. I'ersunals Musses Ginny McAfee awl IMiicia iimplx'll were the week end tuwsls oi Miss Claudia Campbell at, Aik- Lts Stale College in Jonesboro. They attended the Arkansas Btatc- Memplii.s Ktatc K»mc Saturday. Or. Eldon 1'Mirlcy attended the M^sonri-Oklahomu gume in Columbia, Mo., SnUii'ilny. Mr.s. J. E Grain spent the week end willi her tliuighlers Misses Mary Aim and Nancy Grain at Wani- liclmonL School In Nnshville, Mr.s. George I'atcliL'll and daughter. Nanette, were ilio weekend euiv>l.s of Mr. and Mis. S. C. Hran- doji Jr., and family. They were here (or the Wilxou-Osceola game. Gli-M Wood of Parngould '.','u.s llv week end e»i>.st of Dwight Aniler.son Mrs. Edgar A. Dailoy of Moore- •iiss on Trial Again NEW YORK, Mov. 11— (If)— Alget :iLss, fanner State Department of- icial, went on trial today for ths second time on perjury charges. Sixty prospective jurors were on land when Federal Judge Henry W. Goddarii called the trial Into session. lead, Miss., spent the weekend with her mother Mio. George Wilson and sister Miss Lillian Wlkon. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Woodyard of Helena, attended the VVilson-Osceola iD in Osccola Friday night. While cliey were In Wilson, they visited ills parents Mr. and Mrs. Marshall \V<x>dyiu-d, Si-. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold McDanicl attended a family reunion Sunday at the homo of her grandmother Mrs, J. Coats in Lcpanto. Or. and Mrs. Carey Middlccoff of Memphis were the weekend guests ol Mr, and Mis, William J. Denton ami family Margrct Graves, Carolyn Coiner and Carolyn Nlckolson were the din- nei guests of Joan Wilson in Qs- ceola Friday night. Assessment of Utilities Line' with Others LITTLE ROCK. Nov. 17— Iff]— 'he Arkansas Tax Commission's field, supervisor said yesterday that asessmenlK of untilities are in line with assessments generally |hroughout the state. Tile supervisor, W- S. Miller, lestiiied at a resumption of the iLssiyn'.s hearing on an ap ation of nine railroads for a ve- Tiiictinn of assessments. Assessments against railroads nd oilier utilities are fixed by the )inmission. Law to Help Arkansas' 'Little' Workers Asked LITTLE ROCK, Nov: 17. Wj—A law to help the little workers in Arkansas is wanted by State Labor Commissioner C. K. Call, Jr. He said he would ask the 1951 legislature lo pass one. Call nroposes creation of a board of management, labor and public in each industry lo negollale wages a-'ri working conditions of employes not covered by the interstate minimum wage law or by union repre- senlation. He mentioned teen-aged girls who work all night al drive-ins and employes of department stores, N. Missco HDC Club Council Plan Setting The North Mississippi Coutily Council of Home Demonstration clubs will meet at the Flat Lake club house Saturday, M rs. G cr- irude B, Holiman, home demonstration agent, announced today. The council members are scheduled to supply fruits and vegetables, canned, or other slot-able foods Tor the Children's Home and Hospital at Little Rock'. Working with the home denion- laundries, hotels and restaurants, aduing: "Th": conditions under \vhieh snme of these poor people \vork are pitiful." "Riiinc or Shine It Is Always Fine" Open (!:;t() Koberl Ynunjj It ti her I Alitclium Also — News "CROSSFIRE" Cartoon •— Sport Fill. & SAT. What Goes »n Hchiurl (he Tcnls lif a Side Show? Sra . . . "FREAKS" The True Story of the Love Life of Side Show Freaks A|so AMm Co _ H(t I.iist Day • Open fi-.'M} Oeorge IJrenf in =5 "Angel on Amazon" BLYTHEVILLES ONLV ALL WHITE THEATRE also Jnv I'iilookii in "Fighting Mad" Pi'i.—Virginia i\layo in "Smart Girls Don't Talk" Sat.—ficorge O'Hricn in "lawless Valley" NEW Box Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m iMnliTiee S:iluril;iy & Sundays -Sun. 1 p.m. Conl. Showing Manila, Ark. Shows EVERY NIGHT Last Time Today 'BEAUTIFUL BLONDE = ROM BASHFUL BEND" with Betty Grablc Also Shorls . Friday D*WN DAKOTA WAY' ith Hoy Alsn S Saluvday 'BANDIT KING OF TEXAS" \\iih Allan Lmic Also Shorts RITZ ^THEATRE Manila, Ark. 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