The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 10, 1950 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, June 10, 1950
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BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS VOL. XLVI—NO. 68 Illylhevllle Courier Blylhcville Dally New» Mississippi Vnlley Leader Blythcvlllc Herald THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OF NOHTHEAST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST M1SSOUIU B1AT1IBV1LLE, ARKANSAS, SATURDAY, JUNK 10, 1050 TEN PACKS SINGLE COPIES FIVE CENTS Russians Speak of Peace While Preparing for War, President Truman Charges SHARE BEAUTY HONORS—Judges In the Jaycee Beauty Pageant at Haley Field last night selected these three girls as the top winners from a field of 17. Miss Jimmie Frances demons (center), -Miss Blythc- '$. ville of 1950," is flanked by Miss Virginia Faye Easley (left) third-place winner, and Miss Julia Swink, who placed second. —Cuuricr News Photo Jimmie Frances C/emons Named ' M iss Biytkeviile „,„,„,„ „ Miss Jimmie Frances demons, 20-year-old daughter of Mrs. Audreanel Krceman, was lnt>ovc) Proudly poses wilh the bouquet of roses presented her last, selected^ "Miss Blytheville of 1950" last night at the annual 'Beauty Pageant that began at nI B ht attcr sl 'c was selected "Miss Dlythcviiie of 1050" from a field of Haley FielcUbiil.wns shifted later to the gymnasium because, of ,rnin. 17 entrants in the Jaycee Beauty Pageant,,at Haley Field. be sc'fymii round of a By KliNl-ST 11. VACCAKO ST. LOUIS, June 10. (AP)—President Trnninn bitterly accused Soviet Russia today f preaching pence while "i'omcnlinj; aggression and preparing for war," Using language like a prosecuting attorney, he declared Russia's leaders, "with a cyn- cal disregard for tha hopes of mankind," have been "an obstacle to peace." At the same lime, he declared that Russia's threat of a third World War is being offset by the growing strength of the free world" and that the United States is enlisted 'for the duration" in the struggle Ib preserve pence. The President chose the site* 'or a Jefferson Memorial on [ he Mississippi River front as .he setting for his country's nost vigorous answer to the Russian peace propaganda of- 'cnsive. His prepared speech fairly jristled with charges against in language in keeping with the matter-of-fact phrases of his native midwest. Kussla Is Named Time and lime again he mentioned Russia by name as he indicted the Soviet Union for: 1. "Maintaining the largest peacetime armed force in history, fnr greater than it needs for the defense of Ms own boundaries." 2. Keeking lo extend the boundaries of their totalitarian control 'by moans of infiltration, subversion, propaganda and indirect aggression." 3. Talking democracy but setting up "dictatorships." •1. Prnclauninc. national independence but imposing "national -slavery." fliililr.'ji Inln Uoliols 5. Turning the school children of Eastern Germany "into the same kind of pitiful robots that marchec into hopeless battle tar HHler." "In the five years thai have passed since thu end of the war, wo have been confronted with a new powerful imperialism," Mr. Trumai asserted. "We had hoped that our wartime ally, the Soviet Union, wotile join In tho efforU of the wlioli Schedule Today Economy Order Goes • Into Effect But No Men ' Slated to Lose Jobs ; The postmen will ring but once • at Blytheville homes beginning today. Postmaster Ross Stevens announced today that mail carriers here, on an economy-aimed order from U. S. Postmaster General Jesse Donaldson, will now make only one call each day on their appointed rounds. However, Mr. Stevens pointed out. none of the Blytheville carriers will find himself jobless as a result of the move. The carriers will just be reduced Vi "a normal, 40-hour week," he said. Postmen may be tempted to slip a sandwich or two in their traditional leather pouches because of the new delivery schedule. They won't report lo the pos office here until 8 a.m. each \vcck- * day and will have to gird for out ™ long journey, Mr. Stevens srskl this will menu (he postmen will arrive later than usual and will have to eat his lunch on the route. Some people, he said.'who have been getting their mail before noon will now get U in the afternoon. • night affair sponsored by the junior Chamber of Commerce, other titles at stake went to young'.Dinners picked, last : night from finalists in the children's division events. Named "Junior Miss Blytheville or 1950" was four-year-old Carole Kay Roach, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Roach, J309 Holly. She vas sponsored by Arkansas Grocer :o. iVintier of the "Mr. Jaycee President of 1E17G" title was Tommy Ray Walters, three-year-old son of Mr and Mrs. Donald Walters, 2109 Ed- wnvfis, who was sponsored oy Blytheville Motor Co. Runner-up in the "MISA Blylhc- ville" event was ML c s Julia S.vink. 20, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Swink of BlythcvilEe. Miss Virginia Faye Easley, 18-year-old daughter o£ Mr. nnd Mrs. E. A. Matthews, aws named the third-place winner. As "Miss Blytheville," Miss Cicm- ons, who was sponsored by Arkansas-Missouri Power Co., will represent this city in the "Miss Arkansas" contest June 28-29 at Helena. Runner-up'honors In the "Junior Miss Blytheville" went to Linda, Lee Blankcnship, three-year-old daughter of Mrs. Erlene Blankenship, 703 Clark, who was sponsored by Hubbard and Son Furniture, Inc, Third place winner among Inn young girls was Donna Frances Adams. 3. daughter of Mr ami Mrs. Rilcy Adams, 408 East Kentucky. She was sponsored by Barnny'.s Drug Store. iViHiam Hays Is Scroml In UK- "Mr. Jaycee President of 197IJ" contest, second place was won by Wilhain (Bubal Hays, four- ycai old son of Mr. and Mrs. Hadley H .ys, Sr He was sponsored by Scvrn-Up Bottling Co. Winning third place was Mike Unofficial Osceola Population 5,005 Osccnln's |)()|)LiliiUoii has edited over the 5,000 mark. Ru|u;r I-. Bhlock of Parngoiilcl, district census supervisor, announced todny that unofficial results of the 1950 census show Hie population of Osueolii to Ije 5,005 as of April I. Iti his preliminary announcement, Mr. Hlnlock said "This figure Is believed to lie substantially correct but is subject to revision after returns tor non-residents arc credited to their proper locality and other routine checks have, been made." Willie revision of Die preliminary figure is possible, Mr, Blalocll said, it is unlikely. Although the figure still is unofficial, this was • the first announcement of Osceola's new population made by census officials. The unofficial tabulation shows an increase of 1,779 over Osccola'* IfllO population of :t/226. Tills is an increase of about 35 per cent In the past 10 years. It Is an increase of about three per cent oper the city's 1048 population of 4,IMr>. The 1948 population was determined In a special census taken In March, 1948. shortly after this special census, Osceola became n city of Ihc first, class on Uio basis of this figure. Annexations of several residential areas to the city in the past lew years helped boost Osccola'a population. ClHLniEGX's DIVISION 1 WlN'MiHS—Cnrole Kay Roach teenier, Jcft phntoi ami Tommy Ray Walters 'center, right photo) were named "Junior Miss Ulythcvillc of 1950" and "Mr. Jaycee President, of 1976" respectively last mght at Blythcville's annual beauty pageant at Haley Field Shown with Carole Kay arc Linda I,ce BEnnkcnship, deft), who —Courier News Photo finished second, and third-place winner Donna Frances Adams. Flanking Tommy Hay aie Mike Utley (right), third place, and second place winner William flluba i Hay.s. But the new schedule will mean. \ UUr-y. three-year-old son of Hr. and in effect, that the postman Ail) be making his -single trip accomplish just about the same thing that two once did. Service just will not be quite so prompt. Weathei Arkansas Partly cloud> this afternoon, tonight nnd Sunday THUNDER SHOWERS A few widely scattered Ihund^r- showers mostly In afternoons. Not n mcn c]nng-> in temperature. . Missouri forrcasi: Fair west anrt no-in, showers and thunder-shower* southeast this afternoon and to- right; Sunday fair; not murl Mrs. F. E. Utlcy. who was spoil- •urcd by fit Implement Co. 'lie other two finalists in the Added Police Sent to Scene Of Enka Strike MORRISTOWN. Tcnn.. June 10 . ... . . . i W)— State highway patrol reinforce- cluldrcns division events received I m cnts -Acre ordered to the strike- honorable mention awards. These: bound American Enka Corp rayon were Marrictta Graves. 1. daughter plant today in the wake of new vlo- of Mr. and Mrs C. E. Graves; Karen | oncc ca!lcd tnc " worR t yet" in the Kay Ellis. 3. dauRiitcr of Mr. nnd iQ-wcck-old dispute. MLS. Frank Ellis; Neil Scott Harper,' The company said aulomobilrs Army C-47 Crashes info 3 Barracks Of Aviation School; 3 Are Injured 4. son 01 Mr. nnd Mrs. . liar- pr-r; and Hadley Hays. Jr., 5. son of Mr. and Mrs. Hadlcy Hays. Sr. Winners tn these divisions were awarded trophies. Miss demons, a brownelte. was graduated from Hlythcviile High School in 19*8. She attended Syracuse University in, N.Y . for a year and is now employed by ArKAnsas-Missouri Power Co. In the talent portion of the contest. Mlw demon? played a piano arrangement- of "Bumble Bno^le." Oisplays Oil ralnllng Mi*s Swink, another brcmnrtte tnis spring compU-led her *rronrl year at Lnmbiith College In Jack i Fon, Ten;). She displayed oil paint . . change In temperature; low tonight j ings stie had done and pyt the fin- extreme south, high Slmrtay in 80s. Minimum this morning—67. Maximum yesterday—00, L Sunset toaay—7:12 ^ Smrlst tomorrow—4:-16. Fieclpltntion 24 hours to 7 a m today—.21. Total <wicr Jan. 1—3101. Mr:m l.pniprraliirr 'mirly.ny bu IttCf- luyli ?tid lov.'j - 73.5. Normal mean for June—76, See PACSEANT on Pa K c .1 Soybeans workers leaving the midnight shift rhange were waylaid by a mob of ~~> to 100," One car was overturned a man was injured and a procession of about 12 automobiles was stoned while halted by a barricade, reported T. W. Iserman of New York, fl company lawyer on the scene. The incident followed by less than eight hours the withdrawal of the last 100 nf more than 300 National Guardsmen sent here May 2!) to preserve order following other flare- ups. At Nashville, State Adj. Gen 8am T. Wallace -said hr was inlcl all ,T vaIlnWe high'A'ny fi.ilrolnien were ln i niR rushed to (he Morristown area to supplement the eteht palrolmei assigned here, lie estimated the number of reinforcements at 35. A highway patrol dispatcher at nearby Kingsport. Tenn,. said 15 men from that division had been order ec here. TULSA, Qkla.. June 10. Wi—An i Army C-47 plane carrying 18 persons crashed into three aviation school barracks on a take off this morning, injuring three persons critically. All those hurt were employes ol the Spartan School of Aeronautics and were in the three buildings .beared b> the plane's wing after a fence at the runway. Witnesses said the craft never got over three feet off the ground. Impact with Fence Its impact with the fence, soft ; round beyond the runway and ;>romt action by the airport fire crew probably averted B greater casualty toll. Fire broke out In one engine after the crash but it was put out it ripped through if end of Personnel of the sheriffs office and the regular state patrol de- CHICAGO, June 10. (VP>— Closing Soybean Quotations: HiE>h Low close Uchment were reported tnvesli^at- Jul .v 320 314 1 ! 3H\ Ing today's dishirbnncp. which oc- Nov .... 223'I? 220 '220-^j | rurrrd a half-mil^ from plant J?in "••• 224S 23 , 221'.i which is seven miles Iruin Morris Mar a?*?i 221 ?4 221^ I town. quickly. The injured \vere Alma TucketL fil. und Amuel A Kerr, M. both «ir fulsn, and J. W. Unite, 07, o! ru 1 :ruby Sand Springs A'' are main tenance employes of the Suariaii School ol Aeronautics. Each was In a different barr.irk. 1 ' located one behind the other at the edge of Uu? airpurt. Tail on Harracfcs The plane's left wing cut through each of the wooden buildings anr) community of nation! to build ft peaceful -AW Id. Instead, the Bo vie t leaders havo been an obstacle to peace, I-nrfie Soviet Army "At home the Soviet regime is maintaining thV largest peacetime 1 armed force- in* history. Jar greater than tt needs for the defense of it.i own boundaries. "After the war, we demobili/.ed the bulk of our Anuy r Navy and Air Force. In the United Nations we put forward proposals lo share with the world the development of aloin- cncrgy and lo prcvDhl the UhC Ihe atomic bomb. We urged geti- ral (EisarEiiamcnt and the creation United Nations forces; But, de. 1 ;- ic nil those peaceful efforts, Sov- l armament has continued to in- ease." Counter-Offensive Mr. Truman's blunt words were itcrprcted as pnrL of an all-counter ffctisive against Russia's peace ropaganda move:! In Ihc cold war. Speaking after a round of engage- icnts in cnttncction with his an- ual reunion with World War I omrade.s of the 35th Division— icluding nn early breakfast with ilit own Battery D of the 120th "ieM Artillery, Mr. Truman declard: "Wilh a cynical disregard for the topes of mankind, the leaders of he Soviet Union have talked ol Icmocracy, but, have set up dicta- .orships. '"I'lTCy have proclaimed national independence—but Imposed, natlon- Remington Quits Of'Re al slavery. Peace Preached "They have preached peace—bill devoted their energies to fomenting ^ression and preparing lor war." H was his second foreign policy address in two days. He .spoke lo the University or Missouri At Columbia yesterday. Commerce Employe To Answer Indictment Monday in Court WASHINGTON, June 10. «5>)— Willlnm W. Remington will quit his SlO.OOO-a yeur Commerce Department Job Monday so ^ie can devote Ills time to trying to prove that "I have never been a member of the Communist party." Tho 32-year-old wartime naval intelligence liciitiimnt is tc> appear In federal court in New York Tuesday to answer an indictment charging he lied when he said he had never been a. Communist. It Is expected to be months before his trinl actually starts. Tho department economist notified Secretary of CommerceJ Sawyer by letter yesterday he had reconsidered an earlier refusal to resign it Sawyer's request, and would quit "at the close of business Monday." Sawyer Is Silent Sawyer, who had gone to his home in Cincinnati earlier in the day, told aides by telephone he v.-ould not comment. But other commerce officials said Ulc resignation will end department proceedings to remove Remington, on "maladministration" charges which Sawyer himself ha.s said were Src REMINGTON on V.igc 3 the craft came to tall resting a^inist Senate Ready For Final Vote QnRentContro WASHINGTON. June 10 IA',- .Th otnate adjourned al 2:^2 a.m. f RST today aflcr agreeing to vote Mnn day on a motion to shelve the rer ronliol hill. The voting time on the niotio to send the bill back to the Scnat charge but, police .said, he later Hanking Committee was set for n i conlcsscd to taking the cash regain. fKSTi. 'Hie motion was nlft-rcd I lslcr lrom tllc storc ' Approxirmitcij Alabaman Held In Osceola Theft OMcola .jolicc today arc holding Wlllinm E- Mitchell ol Alabama on nn oi>eu charge pending further investigation ol the theft- or n casn rcuisler from tliu R, C. VanWcy .Store at Osccolu last night. Mitchell was arrcsteti by Osceola Night Marshal J. G. PencJcrgcass this morniiiK on a <!runkcncK,s slop with U.- fourth oar racks in which GO men were sleep Ing. Several Ne?ro soldiers who were passengers on the ship said it ar rived here from Wichita, Kan, U was taking ofl (or Scoll Meld III , when it crashed. by Hcpublican lender Wlu.'rry of Nebraska. The sigrermetit cnmc dramatically in the riirly monilnif hours after .several previous attempt* to reach voting nKrccmcnts had failed. Ear* icr, Bcimtor Cain (ft-Wash >. an •urn-foe of the extension measure. Ark-Mo Gets Gas Rights in Dell The town of F3ell yesterday after- . oiiri have yet to act on noon joined the line-up of North- A sporlal election in Maiden Inn east Arkansas, and Southeast, Miss ouh municipalities that have granted natural gas franchises to Arkansas-Missouri power Co. The Dell city Council anrt the poaer company yesterday signed the franchise agreement lo bring to II the number of towns and cites granting the gas rights to Ark-Mo. rtils [raves Just three to go before completing the proposed circuit ol ga.s transmission service to Ihls net. Kennett tnd Maiden in Mis*- to approve giant inn a tranclusi to Ark-Mo Is scheduled for July 18 Osccola is the remaining unint in Mississippi County. It was Indicated in Osceola earlier this AceV, that the city council there may grant ArX-Mo a frandsc at, its meeting Wednesday night. Another possible addition to the 14-city line-up is PortageviiU- Mo The citj council thrrr (5 «r:i'"f!ulf?rt to hear a proposal by the \HJ\\ vt company. hnd concluded It. a 12-hnnr filibuster When the Scnale rtnally closed up shop. It had been in sc-vslon 16 hours and 40 minutes. Aflr-r Cain abruptly ended his [5c-mo- Illinois at 11 p.m. KST c r a I ic I .racier Lucas of threatened to keep Ihe chamber I se:.sion nil night if necessary to reach » voting agreement. 520 cash was taken from the Rites for C. G. Wccdman To Be Held Tomorrow Scrvlre-s Tor Charles O. Wccdman, who died at his home here yesterday morning, will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow at (he Cobb Funeral Home chapel by the !!cv Lester I), Stnibhar, pastor of the First Christian Church. liurial will be In EInvAood Cemetery. cash register v, p hich was later demolished. Police said that a quantity of ruerchanciise v,-as also reported taken [rom the storc. Missco's First Cotton Crop Squares Reported Today by Paul Shipley First squares of Mississippi County's 1950 cotton crop were reported to the Courier News today. Paul Shipley. 2211 I'enbody. Bly- Iheville, brought a ten-inch stalk of D. P. L.-H which bore several small squares Mr. Shipley said the stalk was taken from a five-acre tract Just north of the Blythevtllc Gin Co. Planted April 20, Mr. Shipley snld he side dressed the cotton with a 100-pcund per acre application of ammonium nitrate about ihrec weeks ago. The cotton was Rrnwn on sandy loam land owned by the Blytheville Gin Co. Circuit Court Will Convene Here Monday Judge Ch:irln.s w. Mght of Pura- t'Otild svil! convene the June term, civil division, or the Chickasa-Aba District of Mississippi County Circuit Court at the Court House here NSonday morning. A total of 35 cjscs arc listed on the docket for this term, which is scheduled to last two weeks. The following prospective jurors have been summoned by the ?hcr- Iff's office to appear Monday for Jury duty: J. Farris McCalta, H. J. Arnold, Tom A. Little. Jr.. Leon Stiltvcll. P. E. Mack. Frank Ellis. Alvm Hardy, XV. F. McDaniel, Boyce Moore. R. M. Logan. Herbert N. renjsen, Jr., L. G. Thompson, Jr., Mason D.iy. Jr.. Mas Lopan, Robert C. McTlaney. Russell Mos- Icy. Hubert Eeymorp. E. B. Thomas, W. E. Young. Jack Chamblhi. J. E. Halscll. J. p. Etchtcson. I). C. Pat- ford. M. E. Whllley. Frank Scay, Wayne Oil] and V. R. Dixon, all or Hlytheville. W. O. a.ilyean. Everett V. Ketmctt, ^loyd t,and and Gene Metcalf, all of Lcachvillc; B. B. Crawford and Bob Henderson, both of Dell; Lewis Baugher of Lost Cane, Gerald Casslriy of Huffman and Russell Bunch of Yarbro. Listed as alternate jurors are Charley Cain. Ben Abbott, Joe Cagle, R. V. Mallory. R. A. Porter and Ben Mac White, all of Blytheville; John Falrchild, Robert Kllllan, Robert H. Toft'n.send, E. O. McCann and L. M. Cl.lciress. all of Manila: and Parker Osbome of Lcachville,

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