The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 25, 1949 · Page 13
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PAGE FOURTEEN BLYTHEV1LLE (AKK.) COUH1KK NUYV3 Czech Farmers Face Liquidation Communist Search Commitfeei Hunt Out 'Large' Operators PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia, Nov. 25. ij?t —Communist-led search committees spread out through the Czech countryside today In an apparent drive to liquidate larger farmers. The committees, backed by s.elf- styled "persuading groups," operated through a wide section of the c&ur.try seeking out and rounding up "economic saboteurs," reports In the controlled press revealed. Prison sentences, confiscations and stiff fines were being imposed by district, national committees (local governing bodies) against Ihe kulaks (village rich) on charges of sabotaging the nation's five-year plan, The agrarian campaign appeared to be a counterpart of the wave of arrests last month in cities which rounded up thousands of independent businessmen and other middle class elements. Informed diplomatic quarters Interpreted the new drive as part of the Communist class warfare plan and a prelude to the collectivization of the land along the Soviet pattern. Bly Harvest Doesn't Appear In such a scheme "big" farmers (npnf of wnom can own more than 124 acres of land under present laws) first would have lo be liquidated. • Officially, the government has remained silent on the campaign, but daily report of Its progress appear In the semi-official Communist party organ Rude Pravo. Today's report made the front page. Two months ago the government- controlled press had proclaimed a bountiful harvest wilh the compulsory deliveries of crops to the state exceeding the target. Now, however. It is charged (hat "economic saboteurs" throughout the country have failed to deliver their quotas. Some were also accused of refusing to seed arable land as directed by the government Invariably, according to Rude Pravo, the offenders wern rich farmers who maliciously withheld their slocks from the government. Mrs. O. B. Phillips Dies in Home on N. Franklin Street Last rites tor Mrs. Maude While Phillips, widow of Dr. O. B. Phillips, veterinarian, will be conducted at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Cobb Funeral Clmpel by (he Rev. Lin/a Harrison, pastor oi the Lake Street Melhodlst Church. Mrs. Phillips, 73. died al her home at 218 North Franklin at 2:30 yesterday, after an illness of about two weeks. Dr. and Mrs. Phillips came to Blythevllle in 1917, and she had resided at the North Franklin Street address for about 25 years. He died in 1938. Mrs. Phillips was the former Miss Maude While, and was born In Marshall, Til. She moved with her husband from Corning In 1917 to Blythevlflc. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Survivors Include two «ons, Lewis A. Phillips of St. Louis and Wendell M. Phillips of Blythevllle; a daughter, Mrs. Cymbeltne Burnette of Cleveland. O.; a brother, Lewis White of Wynne; > sister, Mrs. Jolint Jones of Terre Haute, Ind.; four grandchildren, and one great- grandchild. Earl Snider, Bob Copeland, P. E. Cooley, Andrew Moses, James Bell, and T. J. Barnes will be pallbearers. Burial, under the direction of the Cobb Funeral Home, will be at Elnuvood Cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis A. Phillips of St. Louis, and their daughter. Virginia. arrived today for the services and Lewis White of Wynne ij ex- peeled to arrive tomorrow. $l,235lTeceived In Blytheville's Seal Sale Drive Negro Methodists Hold Conference In Cartei; Temple Th» asti) annual conference of the Arkansas conference or the Colored Methodist Church was conducted Wednesday at the Cartel- Temple. 125 West, Ash Street in Blytheville, with Rev. Luther Stuart, presiding. Dr. B. Julian Smith was the principal speaker, and conducted over th» communion service. Bishop H. P. Porter conducted the meeting. Districts represented were scheduled to give reports before the conference closed. Brief reports were riven with the roll call. Ownership of British Steel Industry by State Becomes Law LONDON, Nov. 26. (AP) — 6late ownership of Britain's huge steel industry became law yesterday, but ths labor government will have to win the next general election to lake over the key plants In the nation's economic structure. The House of Lords put Us seal on the disputed bill and Hie king signed it a few minutes.later. Thus the government of Prime Minister Clement Altlce had fulfilled the last of the campaign promises it made in the IMS elections. But through a compromise with the strongly - conservative House of Lords, the government cannot take over the Industry unlil long after next year's general elections. The date for take-over Is Jan. 1, 1951, and the elections must come not later than next June. Obituaries Mrs. C. G. n, executive ECC- H»w Coal Ptect Talks by Monday WASHINGTON, Not. 25— (/Pi— Government offlclala and mine owners looked today for new coal peace talks to be announced by Monday, They said they were expecting swift action by United Mine Workers President John L. Lewis, who appears threatened with a possible Taft-Harlley Act Injunction If his 380,000 soft coal miners east of the Mississippi walk off the job December 1. Officials predicted Lewis would try to forestall that by making a new bid for a contract with the operators." Nanclumi, highway town SO miles toutheast. Tiilrty live thousand were moving up from Kweichoiv Province. Truman Urged to Use Care in Picking Man To Succeed Lilicnthdl WASHINGTON, Nov. 25. (JT)— President Truman, reportedly still seeking a successor to David E. L-ilienthal as the nation's atomic chief, was urged by lawmakers today to choose no one hilt a tojj- nolch executive. A high official of (lie Atomic Energy Commission snld he understood that Mr. Truman had not yet picked a new ARC chairman to replace Lilicnthal, whose resignation was announced Wednesday. Senator Edwin C."Johnson CD- Colo) and licp. Kilday <D-Tcx> — both members of the Senate-House Atomic Energy Committee — called on the President to exercise careful Judgment In making Ihe choice for one of [he most Important Jobs in tlic world. Wife Killed, Husband Is Wounded in Shooting HEBER SPRINGS. Ark., Nov. 25. tip)— A 21-year-old father battled for life today, the victim of a shooting In which his young wife was killed. Eulos Cnrr was wounded In his tourist cabin home Wednesday night. His condition is critical. The incident was reported Thanksgiving Day when Carr, suffering from a bullet wound In his chest, stumbled Into the home of his parents, with his baby son In his arms and collapsed. He later told authorities that his wife, Mrs. Bernice Carr, 20, lay wounded at the cabin. Officers found the woman's body. She had been shol through Ihe heart. Marshal Tom Bolin quoted Carr ns saying that he and his wife got Into an argument. She shot him FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1949 Stockhandlers Still Out EAST ST. LOUIS, HI., Nov. 25— </rv—There was still no sign today of an early end to a strike of 400 AFL livestock handlers that has halted operations at nearby National Stockyards. Negoliators met again today with * federal labor conciliator. Driver Assessed $25 Festel Choate was fined 525 and costs in Municip.il Court this morning on his plea of guilty to a charge of driving while under the Influence of liquor. then shot herself. He then Jumped into his auto and drive 15 miles to his parents' home. Nation's Population Exceed t 150,000,000 WASHINGTON, Nov. 25. W-Tne United States population was 149,047,000 on October 1, the Census Bureau reported today, it Is estimated to have passed 150,000,000 since then. That figure, which Includes 487,000 In the armed forces overseas, represented a 244,000 gain during September and a rise of nearly 1 000,000 for the first nine months of this year. Arkansas Recommended For Federal Road Aid LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 25 (/PI— Arkansas has been recommended for more than $23,000,000 In federal highway aid for the 1952-53 ijertod State Highway Director J. C. Baker said the American Society of Highway officials, meeting in chl- Little Rock Ad Club Opposes Radio Tax LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 25. Itn -n. Little Rock Advertising Club v, taken up the fight against a elf ordinance levying a special t a * „„ radio stations. on A resolution adopted by the cluk called the tax unfair and unlusf and said (hat "such a tax 'on advertising solicitors Is really a tax on advertising." Hie Advertising Federation of America will be asked to Join th» fight against the tax. The Little Rock City Council passed an ordinance several months ago levying a tax of $50 annually on radio advertising stations and a privilege tax on radio stations. .•..j. \j. \j. iiruuuui, executive KI rctary for the Mississippi Counly Tuberculosis Association, said todnv th.it $1.235.75 had been collected In Blytheville during the personal so- Hcllatlon phase of the Christmas Seal sales. j Mrs. Redman Indicated that the personal solicitation would be con- ! tinned through the remainder oi ' this week, nnrt part of next week If he cards of the solicitors were not turned in sooner. Additional volunteer workers, representing various civic groups and organizations were being sought so that this phase of the sates could be completed The seals to be sold .through the mails are to go Into the. mail early next week but those for Blytheville will be held mull the solicitation Is completed. In order that there will be no duplications. The county has a $15.000 quota lh.s year. $S ,100 of which is due to be solicited in Blythevllle. The funds collected are used to carry on the luberculosls control work In tho county, which Includes IP ?n X ri'* y screcnll 'B3 by the state Health Department to locate new cases and provide for early treatment to check the spread of the Reds Plan Three-Way Drive on Chungking CHUNGKING. Nov. 25. MV-Na •onalist reinforcements were ushed o the front today to try to halt™ three prong drive on Chungking by an cstima ed 130,000 Communists? Nmely-five thousand Reds were cen ered at fowling, 55 ml | M n ™ e _ cast_on the Yangtze River, and FOR SALE Concrete culvcrli [z | nc t (o <} inch plain oi reenforced Alu Concrete timlding Klock* cheap er than lumhet Inr barns chtekei homeii. pump house., (enani houses, l«,>| s |,ed» W. driller Call as foi fr«« estlmaU Chont 6!!1. 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