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Saturday, June 10, 1950
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SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 1050 BLYTHEVTT.I.E (AKK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREE u rV \ \f!i)v' ^"fi^fi cM4ii\^,>» —Courier Mows Photo " ,A CONTESTANT'S I.IFK IS SO TIUING..."—Nell Scott Hat per grabs a bit of respite (thanks to the comfortable lap of dad i>. M, Harper) as he awaits his turn to appear before judges in the "Mr. Jaycec President of 1916'' contest last, night. He received honorable mention after being named one of five finalists In the event. —Courier News I'hoto STKATrGY IN NO MAN'S LAND—The air In the tent to the rear of (he plaUorm at Haley Field was awhlr with powder puffs last night as the 17 " Blytheville" contestants [irepared to face the Judges. Shown above in pre-pageant primping arc (from [eft to, right) Julia Swink, Freddie tinnier and Betty Ann Graves. MISS BLYTHEVILLK FINALISTS—Helen Martin, Julia Swink, Gladys Phillips, Virginia Paye Easley and Jimmie Frances demons (left to right) face judges us the list of contestants tn last night's —Courier News I'hoto "Miss Blytheville"-contest was narrowed. These five survived competition with a dozen other entrants to become finalists. Miss Clemons later was crowned "Miss Blytheville." PAGEANT Continued from Patje I. Ishing touches on a painting as the j ud jjes vra t c h ed, Miss Easley, a brunette, was graduated this spring from Blythe- viHc High School, where slie served as a band majorette. In the talent division of the contest, she presented a baton twirling and dance routine. Judges for the contest lost night u-ere Miss' Margaret Ann Stubbs. the 1950 Little Rock Rose Festival Queen. Lt. Gov. Nathan Gordon and University of Arkansas Coach Otis Douglas. Miss SLubbs was presented an orchid during the evening. Near the end of the contest, a sudden shower forced the pageant Indoors and it was completed in the hiph school gymnasium. The field of 17 girls in the "Miss x.JBlytheville'^contest was first nar- jf, rowed to 10, then to the five final" Ist3. Tn addition to the three winners, the other finalists were Miss Helen Summer Band Registration to Begin Monday Registration for beginning and intermediate classes in the summer band program will he he-lit Monday morning tn the hand room of Bly- thevllte High School. Advanced band students will register Monday afternoon. This free band training is made available to Blytheville students by the school administration and the board of education. This opportunity Is offered Lo all students of the Blytheville school system. Robert, Lipscomb, band director, urged all stur' its entering Junior high school next year to take advantage of the program. Mr. Lijjscomb said an all-out effort is being made to develop ono of the biggest, and best bands In Arkansas and a, large number of beginners will he needed. L Beginning students arc needed on Imost all of the instruments, par- cularly on the woodwind instru- icnt-s. Mr. Lipscomb said rental ans for instruments Eire available us year. Mr. Lipscomb said that the bnnrt ffcrs the student an opportunity o represent the school and com- ninity in such activities as parades, oolbnll games, concerts, clinics and estivals. Missco Circuit Court Adjourns The civil Cession of Mississippi County Circuit- Court in Osccola adjourned yesterday until January. Juc'ge Charles Light of Pnragonld who presided over the court appointed Calvin Williams of iinsseU J. W, Hall of Kolscr and Max Hart of O.sccoln us Juror commissioners for the January term. Before iidjourning the court awarded John and* Vcra Patton Judgment for $4,500 in their suit against the nyess School District 5G The .suit was for $5.200 for repairs to the school's heating system. * —Courier News Photo IT WASN'T EASY—To University of Arkansas football coach Otis Douglas, Little Rock Rose Festival Queen Margaret Ann Stubbs and Lieutenant Governor Nathan Gordon fell the task of selecting winners Martin! sponsored by the Razorbnck ln tnc "Miss Blytheville," "Junior Miss Blytheville" and "Mr. Jaycee President of 197G" contests at Haley Inn. Tn the talent division, Miss Field last night. Phillips displayed drawings she had made and Miss Martin sang "St." Louis Blues." Others Reach Semi-Finals The other five girls who with these five reached die semi-finals were Miss Louise Sullivan, sponsored by Chamblin Sales Co.; Miss Betty Ann Graves, Homer-Wilson Motor Co.; Miss Freddie Garner, 'Captain Harry' Swaps War Stories With Veteran Buddies of Battery D , Hotel Noble; Miss Mary Margaret Auten, R. D. Hughes Clothing Co.; and Miss Peggy Mordfh, New York Store. For winning tne tine. MISS Clemons received $100. a bouquet of roses and an identification bracelet. Miss Swink received $25 nnd a bracelet for second place nnd Miss Ensley was awarded $10 and a bracelet. Identification bracelets also were awarded winners in the children's division contests. Jack Chamblin was chairman cf the Beauty Pageant committee and Mrs. Rouse Harp was in charge of entries, Hubc Carson served as master of ceremonies. A dance in the Women's Exhibit Building nt Walker Park concluded (he pageant. Music was fnrnishcd during the pnerant nnd for the dince by Jack Statllcup ami his orchestra. ST. LOUIS, June 10. (f\^~- -Presi- i dent Truman and his boys of Battery D got together today at a gay reunion breakfast in which they compared expanding waistlines and swapped stories of the First World War. The breakfast for members of Battery D, 129th Field Artillery, which Mr. Truman commanded, started another full day of activity for "Captain Harry/' here for the 35lh Division's annual reunion. Mr. Truman's visit will be climaxed with his delivery of a solemn new warning against Soviet aggression at 2 p.m. (CST). There was one solemn note at the breakfast, too, after tonstmaster Eugene P. Donnelly, Kansas City, called the roll of the dead, and nil joined in a minute of silent prayer. "Most of you have grandchildren," the President observed, "and I have been taking a poll up here. It, looks to me as if the descendants of Bat- sion, should we have another disaster—which I hope we won't. "You don't come here to hav anything but a good time and as- soclatfon with your former com- rartes." Looking fresh and peppy in a white summer suit, nnd wearing the orange aim band of the battery, Mr. Truman called each member of the battery by name as he entered the room nt G:30 a.m. for the breakfast. He said it was "u pleasure to be able to recognize all of you, as usual." Obituaries 'Miss Forrest City' FORREST CITY. Ark.. June 10. (let— The mayor's daughter, 18-year- old Helen Porter, was crowned Miss Forrest City last night. Mayor Jack Torter himself gave the crown, roses and loving cup to his daughter. Slie will enter the Fall onto Power Line ° | Kills Husband of Former Teacher at Rose/and Services for George L. Monroe o Memphis, brother of a Dell rnnr and a Roseland woman nnd hus band of a former Roscland schoo teacher, will be conducted at 2 p.m Sunday at Malvcrn. Mr. Monroe died Thursday aft falling from a tree onto a 2,300-vol power line in Memphis, where h worked as a tree-trimmer for firm hired to keep the Memphi Gas, Water and Light Division lines clear of branches. Fellow crewmen nnd fireme were unable to revive him after ad ministering artificial rcspiratlo and oxygen for an hour and 40 min utes. tery D will be able to create a divi- ycnr. Miss Arkansas contest A**\ tS - for Slim Silhouette: Inches Off ' ~ ' A native of Corinth. Miss., M later this Monroe was 21. Mrs. Monroe. Jorme ,chooi teacher in Rnsclanrl, ha joined him in Memphis only re cently. Other survivors include four bro hers, Barney Monroe of Dell. Nc If hips need streamlining to insure (lie smooth fit of new slim skirls like Hie one above, begin exercises now as lliis Rirl i- does Slit "walks" across the floor sittm? »•' down (upper riKtil) tor another exer " cist, she assumes sprinter pose (lower "' right) ind reverses position of legs in , m quick jump c^ REMINGTON been and T. F. Monroe, both of Indiana, and Harmon Monroe of California; ind a sister, Mrs. J. W. Blair of Hoselantl. Allies Reject Soviet Demand for Withdrawal Of Berlin Occupation BERLIN. June 10. 07*i — The Western Allies formally rejected today a R.u.v>iat] demand for the vvithdnuval of all occupation troops from Merlin as the price for holding city-wide elections. The three Western commandants informed the Soviet rtepiity commandant, Col. Atexcl Jclisa- rov, by letter that they backed the stand of West Berlin's clly government, which already hud turned down the Rrssian demand, The Russian conditions included a demand for restoration of the Soviet veto in city administration affairs. Continued from Pago I. in no wise intended to re on Remington's loyalty. I.ce Also Charged Similar proceedings have started against another $10,OGQ-a year official of the Department Of ice of International Trade, Michac E. Lee. Lee, who also has refused to quil said in a statement yesterday tha the department was hindering hi chance to clear his name, since current Investigation of his loynlt presumably would be dropped If h left. Lee has been accused In Con gress of being a ix>or security risk. Remington's letter explained why some 14 hours after being Indtctc< he changed his mind about resign Ing. Reasons Given "When you asked me to leav privately on May 2li and public] on May 27, I refused to resign m dsr fire because T felt that I ha no alternative," Remington wrol Sawyer. "It seemed unjust nnd Imprope to base a request for resignation o a notice of dismissal on grount that I had spent too much time dc fending myself against charges disloyalty and testifying, under sub pena, before committees of congre. and the grand jury. "I believed that I could best i the loyally program and civil service procedures by resisting your efforts to force me out of government. "I have now come to the conclusion, however, that I can best vindicate the loyalty program as ivell as myself by devoting full-lime to proving In the courts that I am nncccnt of the charge that I have ever been a Communist. Ars. Vandenherg Dies; iVos Wife of Senator 150 Registered For Swim Class Approximately ISO children had registered tor tlic annual free switu- ning classes at 10:45 this morning, Mrs. Hugh WhiUsllt. water safety chairman for the Chlcka.sawba Dls- irict chapter of the American Red Cross, announced. The classes are sponsor ed by the Red Cross nnd the Chicknsaw Athletic Club. Registrars for the program were Mrs. Dick J. White. Mrs. R, L. Dedman, Mrs. Jark Finlcy Robinson. John Wilson Dies ost Home HOPE. Ark., June 10. (AP>—John L. Wilson, 13, public office holder in Ilcrnnsiead County for aoout 20 years, died at his home here to^ay. Wilson was elected Hempstead County clerk In 1018 and served In that capacity four years. He was elected county judge In 1022. serving eight years, in 1930 he WFIA elected sheriff and In 1931 was elected stale senator, serving until 1938. He taught school a number of years. Mrs. said will begin promptly nt 0:30 Mon- that classes Survivors include his widow, a sou, John L. Wilson Jr., and a. day morning imiler the direction of brother, Thomas J. Wilson, all of Mrs. Charles R Perm. Mrs. Robert Funeral services will be con- G. McHancy, Mrs. A, B. Smith, ducted here Saturday morning. John Bruce Wilson. John D. McDowell, Oscar T. Elliott, and Mrs. While. Assist n tits will be Nancy ntnnon, Richard Dei h nan and Bobby Dean. WASHINGTON, June 10. (A 1 ) axel Whilaker ;Vanilcnberg. wife o cnntor Arthur II. Vnndcnbcrtj o lichigan. died early .today. Mrs. Vandenbcrfj, 61, had hail iclls of serious illness since she nderwcnt two .major operations in 947. Despite this nnd her many utlcs as a senator's .wife, she ontinued. nctjve until recently in varied career'of her own. She served for a Lime as national liuirnmn of the University of Mich- gan Alumna/; Association ami led i a drive for a $1,000,000 woman's enyuc building, at the -university: In World War II, she held ull-thne Job in the Red Cross, ns lirector of camps nnd hospital scr- ices. She had 'served six years as mtlonal' vice president of Delta !Jamma sorority, was active In the f.W.C.A. arid was a member of he National Campfire Girls Board Drainage Restraint Motion Is Overruled A motion filed to dissolve n retraining order halting work on n rainagc project In north Blytheville vns overruled by CluinccJIor C. M. luck In Chancery Court this niorn- ng. The dralnngc project wns blocked ;hursdny by EI Clinncery Court retraining order asked by Mr. nnd drs. O. S. RoUIsou, owners of lots In ,n adjoining sub-division, against Johnny Marr. HlyLhcvllle realtor, tnd five othhers. In the complnint, the RoUlsons claimed that digging of the- dKch on Rolllson Avenue was impairing icalth and snfcty In that nrt-a. Tn Kldllon to nsklng a temporary Injunction, the plaintiffs aro tusking Llmt the defendants be ordered to nil the ditch nnd restore the street to iU orlglnnl condition. Gold May Return To Brooklyn for Trial NEW YORK, June 10. (/I 1 )— "Harry laid. Indicted yeslerduy on charge, of relaying atom .secrets to the So viet Union, will be returned to Brooklyn If he elects to stand trial Whether he will plead Innoccn or guilty to the 11-count con.spir acy indictment Is still In doubt. Women Aid Lawmaking BELGRADE (AP>—Women now help to shape the future of Yugoslavia, from high seats hi-the government's councils. Tn the recent elections here, for example, 32 of the new a-'flcmbly — Yugoslavia's counter part of Congress in the- United States—are women. There arc 620 members of the new ns- fiembly. TULIP TIME —Tiptoeing through the tulips is Mary Lou Aferty, and she's not in Holland, bul In Las Vegas, Ncv. The bulbs wcvo Imported to help landscape n local hotel, and they trow in the desert town as well as anywhere. Negro Deaths Scry/ccs to Be Held For Phillis White, 74 Services for Phllls White. 74, wil. he conducted at 3 p m. tomorrow in the True Light Baptist Church by- Rev. L. D. Davenport. Burial will be In Number Nine Cemetery. She died at her home on North Division Street Wednesday nl^ht. She Is survived by two daughters nnd four tons. Cnston Funeral Home U In charge. Fire-Fighting Crews Hang on Forest Blaze ST. JOHNS. Newfoundland, Jimr 10. M'I— Weary lire-fighting crcWF worked doggedly today in an attempt to control Newfoundland's worst forest lire, eating toward the fringes of the northern paper town of Ivcwlsporte. There was almost a flat calm as workers made a desperate effort to slop the bla7x:, which could devour the town of 1.500 and reach its big gasoline depot supplying nearby Candcr Airport. It was a race agnlnst time because the weather office predicted freshening winds late this afternoon and If the fires are not. controlled by that time: rangers said the situation might easily become hopeless. Driver Is Fined $40 Charles Doyle was fined $40 and costs In Municipal Court this morn ing on his pica of guilty to a charge of driving while under the Influence of liquor. A similar charge against Mr* I.clia McCain of Lcachvlllc was reduced to public drunkencss and she was fined HO and costs. POSTA TlmL's Hie price you would have In pay for postage alone if you sent a Idler hewing a three-cent stamp (o every subscriber "I the Courier News. But you can reach ;ill of these people through a WANT-AH costing as little as ... Is il any wonder that people prosper who lake advantage of this oiil.slandini; bargain offer! Think of it! licing able to tell 7000 people about nny- Utinj; you may want to buy, sell or rent a( such a low cosf. Start Today! Get the \VANT-AI) habit and you will have money in your pockels for purchases. Ads placed before 9 a.m. will appear same day. All classified advertising payable in advance. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS

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