The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 8, 1950 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 8, 1950
Page 14
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f PAGE FOURTEEN Anti-Tank Arms Are Sent to Allies As Defense Move BLYTHBVTLLB (ARK,)' COtTRrER By MAX BOJ'J) WASHINGTON, June a. </?>-r,. t United States reportedly is shipping some o( I Is best anti-tank weapon to those European Allies which might be In the palli of massive Soviet, armorcti forces in future war. Defense officials said the weapons—bound mostly for Franco under the arms aid program—include bazookas, rocket launches, and powerful recoillcss rides which are still in the secret siape, At the same time, the U.S. Army Is pressing a tons-ranse program aimed at countering the threat of Russia's potent armored foiccs by the "development and limited production of a family of tanks superior to those of any possible future enemy." Tanks Are SrJil Off'oiiils w'ri n reporlcr yesterday that U.S. medium tanks—in- cluiiil.s some modernized World War II types—are among the weapons being sent to Europe under the arms program. The Senate Armed Forces and Foreign Relations Committees are holding joint hearing.! on the administration's request, for 51,222,500.000 lor a second year of that program to rearm this country's friends abroad. Plan Calleil I'mclical Senator Lodge <H-Mas.!>, a foreign relations member, told reporters that this program "is the most practical step toward world peace we can take at present." • Lodge, an Army officer in Wor War II, said that under the am program "within three or fo t years Western Europe can be mat an unattractive target for Russia aggression—and without bankrup Ing the United States." He added "If we do 'nothing we run a vcr real risk of World War III." Qen. George c. Marshall, wa. time Army chief of staff and for mer secretary of state, said mile the same thing in testimony ye.s terday before the House Foreig Affairs Committee, which also" considering (he second-year arm aid bill. I>angtr Acknowledged Marshall acknowledged tha there is some danger Russia wii strik* before Western Europ reaches peak military strength "But," he said, "I am convince, that to sit Impotent is the mos dsngerpus thing we can cio." Marshall also met behind closed doors with (.he two Senate commit tees. One -senator alterwarris quoted the general as saying there is a second danger in the arms protram: that this country may ream *ome nation which ultimately wil elect a Communist government. The senator, who asked not in be quoted by name, .said: . 'Marshall said that was a calculated rlirk that must be taken—but that the risk was worth the gamble." National News Briefs- By The Associated I'ress WASHINGTON—A $600.000.000 program of defense construction was agreed upon today by a Senate-House conference committee. WASJfl.VGTO.V-Legislation I,, wipe out the Tost Office Department's recent ruls In mall service was approird today by the House I'nst Office Committee. A similar bill has been approved by a Scnalc committee. WASHINGTON —Senalor Tail in-Ohiol said today "there should be a quick Japanese peace treaty" —because without one the situation within Japan may begin to go against American Interests. WASHINGTON - A f: n ,,,frrs- sional source said (otlay n secret federal (jr.inil jury is looking Into I hi! 1015 Amcrasii cast In Xew York. Tlie source, u-hn asked nol In be named, salil |hr strand jury has railed many of Hie «i|nnssos who liai-e appeared before a Srri- alc rammiHte uhlch Is looking Into the secret documents case. , TUVTK I, Guard plane. «AP "* *«« "« ™" -*™ a Coast Jury Deliberates Suit for Damages A damage suit brought by De- \vitt Brawley and Elton Burnett of Osceola against the Blytheville Canning Co. went to a jury late this morning in a civil division of the Osceola District of Mississippi County Circuit Court. Mr. Brawley is seeking S1.825 in property damages and Mr. Burnett 1s seeking {15,000 personal and S2 100 property damages in a suit stemming from a collision between Mr Brawley's truck ajld a canning company truck March 21, 1949 on Highway 40. Scheduled to be heard next is a suit brought by John and Vera Patton against Dyess School Dis-! tnct No. 56. The plaintiffs are suing to collect 55,200 they claim is due them for repairs made to the school s heating system. The school district officials in turn claim the work was not done properly. Kni-ghts Templar To Hold Conclave In Osceola Friday Fred Duke of Fort Smith grand commander of the Knights Templar of Arkansas, will attend a c-nclavc of York Rite Masonry in Osceola tomorrow, when Commandarles of Osceola, Blytheville and Jonesbom will take part in conferring of degrees. The Northeast Arkansas Masonic i-OHps are Ivanhoe Commandry No 18 of Joncsboro. Olivet Command- ary No. 20 of Blytheville and Os- ceoia Comma ndary No. 33. The conclave will be held at the Masonic Hall in Osceola and all grand officers of the Grand Com- mamlary except two are scheduled o attend. The meeting will open at 4:30 p.m. Two degrees—the Order of the Red Cross and Ihe Order of Malta- will he conferred. A special 2t-man (nights Templar degree team from •ittle Rock will confer the Order 'f Malta Degree. This will be the irst lime this degree has been onfcrred in Northeast Arkansas, ccording to Masonic officlas. A dinner will be given for the <nicht.s Templar during a recess ctween degree rituals. TB Association Plans to Show Films in County The Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association is furthering its mass educational work by schedlll ins a film on tuberculosis in as many theaters In the county durin-> the summer months as possible' Mrs. c. G. Redman, executive secretary of the association, announced tod.iy. Mrs. Redman was in Manila vcs- tcrday making plans for a matinee for Manila students June 20 The film is currently beine shown in some of the Blytheville"theatres. Since the mass x-ray surveys arc not attended by persons that should be reached in order to determine the actual number of cases, this film is designated to arouse more interest by the public in the control of Ihe disease, Mrs. Redman said. The number of cases on record at the end of low was 353 for Mississippi County. This represents a higher rate of tuberculosis than any other disease caused by a germ. Mrs. Redman said, She said the addition of Mrs. Prances Gammill to the association staff will accelerate the educational work of the organization. uories Illness Is Farol To F. M. Hurst, 81 Services for F. M. Hurst. 81. who died at 5:15 a.m. today, are to be comiurted at 10 a.m. tomorrow in Cohb Funeral Home chape). Mr. Hurst died at the home of Us son, o. M. Hurst. 2113 Margucr- to St.. after a 16-month illness He was born at Henderson. Term., n 18(i3 and had lived in Blylheville r or the past five years. Surviving-, him are three sons Manso! Hurst of Legion. Texas 6' M. Hurst of BJythevflle anil A C Hurst, also of Blythevtlle; one brother, W. J. Hurst of Tiptonville Tenn.; one sister. Mrs. Celia Lam- Red Cross Fund Groves by $56 Burdetie contributions !oUi!in<- S55 were received by the Chicka- sau-ba District Chapter of the American Red Cross yesterday, bribing the collodions closer to its near 515,000 ciuota. Contributions reached S13.M5.29 today. Mr. B. G. West, campaign chairman, said today sl.036.71 was siill necoed by, the chapter to meet its deficit. bcrt. of Grand Junction, Twin.; 17 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. The Hev. w. B. Yount. pastor o: Wesleyan Methodist Church ivil conduct the service. Burial is to be at Henderson Tenn. f Krey's in Gravy BEEF I Armour's Star CORNED BEEF HASH High in Vitamin C HI-C ORANGEADE No. 2 can Derby CHILI with Beans. . Crystan R.S.P. .CHERRIES \ Dixie Luck Grated TUNA FISH I Linda Crushed PINEAPPLE Halves orSli. No. 303 Del Monte PEACHES Sea Glade MACKEREL ^ «^ J lor | «% «tf 3 'I 4 c Swifts Select VEfil CHOPS ,J50 TRUCK BEDS Made from the Finest Oak BARKSDALE MFG. CO. -ivesrock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. III., line 3. (/p,_ (USDA)-HoBs 8000; -eights 240 Ibs down mostly .25 to .1 higher than average Werines- ay; some I7S Ibs down as much s .SO hieher; over 240 Ibs .10 to a hieher; sows steady to .25 high- hulk good and choice 1SO-240 20.iO-20.75; top 20.75: 250-270 19.85-20.40; 270-300 ibs 18.10-' 0.00; 140-HO Ibs 18.50-20.50' 1000 Ibs H.75-18.00; good and choice ws too Ins down 17.00-17.75- (rood 0-500 Ibs 16.00-16.75; h'eavie. eights 14.75-15.75; stags 10.50-12.50 Cattle 1600; calves IQCO; few high K>d steers 30.75; some' good to oice held higher; good heifers and ixed yearlings 28.00-30; few 30.50; mmon and medium 23.00-27^0' cows uneven; some deals abotii steady, but .2.5 to .so lower on sale.- of cutters and common beef cows few- good cows 21.50-22.00; common and medium cows 18.50-20.00; les lightweight dairy breds at is.OO. canncrs and cutters 14.50-18.H). alesman Monthly Salary, Commission on sales in addition to salary. Car Required! Dane Fergus Co. Osceola, Ark. 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SALAD 3for 1 « doz. 350 Texas Green CABBAGE Ib 50 } Ciilifornhi l.arjje Heads LETTUCE !(0 ,290 » SUNNY MORN BEANS "" No. 2 fin 10 for $1 CURTISS CUT GREEN BEANS 7 for $1 COAST PURE APPU BUTTER 28-oz. cans 6 for $1 SOAP GRAINS IGA-None Bcllcr A) Any Price 5 for $1 COFFEE Ib. ,65< No" getter Coffee Anywhere 89 GUEST COFFEE 1 Lb. A High Grade Btend of the Finest Coffees I.G.A. DELUXE COFFEE ,For Those Who Like 11 Strong. Always Fresh ILb. IV Correctly ground fn satisfy your browing mcfhori, when you buy. I.G.A. Family Flour Plain 01 Self Rising 25 J<l>. Print Bag $1.93 \'2 07,. Pofitlo RED! SALAD Chief Olco Uncoloretl 5 Ibs. 1.00 of Mays' Super Market 421 South 21st "It Pays to Shop with Mays' "

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