The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 29, 1949 · Page 7
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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 19-19 BLYTHRVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS President Urges Job Assurances Best Use of Nation's Resources Seen as Way to Insure Work By Norman Walker WASHINGTON, Nov. 29—W)— President Truman said today it will take the best efforts of all citizens to use the nation's resources In a R'ay that will assure Jobs for everyone. That was the message the President sent to the opening meeting of the Labor Department's annual conference of state labor commissioners and representatives of labor unions. Tlie group meets each year to review state and federal labor laws ; ^d exchange views on how they can be Improved. Mr. Truman's message, read for him by Secretary of Labor Maurice Tobin, said: "You meet at a time when, despite nearly record levels of employment, special unemployment problems exist in certain areas of the country. "We need the experience and Ingenuity of all our citizens in mobilizing our resources to afford them full opportunity to work—free from the fear of economic Insecurity. "I am sure you will make a constructive contribution to this high purpose." The President said the past year was "marked by commendable social progress for all the people through advances In federal and state laws" on labor. Delegate^ to the conference were from 40 "states, the District of Columbia, Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico. CRASH Arkansas Officers Seek Three Shooting Suspects TEXARKANA. Ark., .lov. 29. (.«— Southwest Arkansas officers today set up a network of road blocks In an effort to capture three men believed to be the bandits who kid- naped and shot a storekeeper In Crosbyton, Tex., earlier this week. J >.The Arkansas Stale Police radio >tii Hope said the men, riding In a 1940 Mercury .sedan which they stole In Augusta. Ark., eluded officers near Smackover last, night in B dense fog. The police radio said Augusta officers surprised the trio as they drove off In the stolen autoxiobile and gave chase. The men doubled back toward the Camden-Eldorado area and slipped through the police dragnet in a heavy fog. Officers said they expect the trio to try to slip across the Loulsana border sometime today. Continued from Page 8 terrible. There Is no olher word." The Dallas Aviation School, a hangar and combined office build Ings and classrooms slso caught fire and its wall collapsed half an hour laler. Smoke still was rising with an acrid odor an hour alter Ihe crash, Firemen were pulling bodies from the wreckage. As one body wns freed, mother fireman would shout "Here!" A second body—charred and rigid—would e pulled out, Fred L. Snear. n, employe of the Pan-American plastic Corporation, who lives in a barracks 400 feet from the scene, told this story: "The first explosion shook my bed. I ran out of the door thinking iliat one of the gasoline storage tanks across the street from the barracks had exploded. It was a rumbling. Jarring explosion. Sees Survivor | "When i got to the floor, 1 heard someone holler 'a plane has crashed.' I put on my patvi and a shirt and dashed down the street. I go 1 , to the scene three minutes after the explosion. "Wires were breaking overhead, and when the first people to arrive saw them, they scurried to get out of the way. "I should say four "rtnutes after the explosion a man walked right out of the wreckage. He was white as a sheet and though he walked right out of the fire, h'e didn't appear to be burned. "I have tried to figine out where he came from and the-only explanation I can think of is '.hat he was thrown out of the plane Itself when the crash occurred, was knocked unconscious and came to when the heat hit him. "His arm was bent and surely broken. He screamed—'Don't touch my arm.' Then he said, 'Where is there a doctor?' "'I was In the crash,' he said, Where is there a doctor?' "He was obviously in a state of high shock. He had a German accent. Someone led him across Ihe street into the Airways Cafe. And that is the last I saw of him." Two Missco Families Win Farm Awards Two Mississippi County Negro tenant families have won top Arkansas honors in the 1049 Balanced Farming competition for their respective divisions, it was announced yesterday in Little Rock. In the Landowner Division of the competition among Negroes, M. C and Mamie Williams, Route 3, Blytheville. won first place, and a similar award in the Tenant Division went to Alson and Annie Mae Blackburn, also of Route 3, of Blytheville. Negro Methodist Conference Ends; Pastors Assigned Appointments of pastors made at .Ihe closing session of the Colored Methodist Episcopal Chinch's Arkansas conference, which was held here at Carter's Temple, were announced today. Rev. L. L. Frazer was re-appointed presiding elder for the Dlythe- cille District oi the denomination. Other appointments made bv Bishop Luther Stewart of Hopkinsville, Ky., to churches In the Blytheville District include: Blylheville station, B. H. Crawford; Earle station, C. A. Currlc: Joncsboro, w. J. Thomas; Caruth- Airlines Gives Partial List of Dead And Injured in Crash at Dallas Field PACK SEVKT* These and other Arkansas win- ersville station, w. J. Garner' vln- n-s now are eligible lo compete cent-Marlon, w. J, Richmond; Par- Read courier News Want Arts in the Memphis Commercial Appeal's 1949 Live-at-Home competition for Negro farm families. Negro contestants in the balanced arming program In Poinsclt and Jefferson counties also were listed among the winners announce:! in state competition In Little Rock yesterday. The selections were made from among 105 county winners certified to enter the state contests. The Arkansas award winners will be entertained at a luncheon in Little Rock tomorrow and the Memphis newspaper's awards will be made December 8 at a rally to be held In the Booker T. Washington School In that city. The Blackburn family also is eligible for tne $100 tenant sweepstakes award which is presented annually by the Memphis Chamber of Commerce. Some GOO Negro farmers and farm leaders are expected to attend the rally In Memphis. Oklahoma A. & M. Denies Hiring J. B. Whitworth ST1LLWATER, Okla., Nov. 29. W>| —Oklahoma A. <fe M. College officials denied today n report that J. B. (Ears) Whitworth, Georgia line coach, had signed a three-year contract as head football coach. Tlie Atlanta Constitution said Whlhvorlh had accepted the post vacated by Jim LookabaURh. who resigned after 11 years as Aggie head coach. Oklahoma A. & M. athletic director Hank Iba was out of town and could not be reached for comment. Was Alhlele Whitworth is a former Blytheville High School athlete and brother of County Treasurer Prank Whitworth. Annual PGA Convention Opens Business Session SOUTHERN PINES, N.C., Nov. 29. 29. CAP)—The 33rd annual meeting of the Professional Golfers Association of America got down to serious business today. Yesterday's opening sessions were Riven over to the customary reports of officials and committees and the social highlight, the president's dinner honoring Sam Snead ' "PGA professional of the year." Today officials and delegates from the 30 sections of the association faced a busy schedule that called for the election of officers and action on 23 resolutions to amend the constitution. Britain to Recognize Chinese Communists LONDON, Nov. 29. (IF>— The Foreign Office made It plain today that Britain will recognize the Chinese Communist government, possibly In January. A spokesman told a news conference he would be "very surprised I recognition does not come." Other official sources reportet in, W. M. Lucas; Portageville, F. R. Williams; Evadale-Turrcl!. John (all; Luxora-Carson Lake, D. C. larber; Deckcrvllle-Tyronza. A. Weaver; Hermonclalo, c;. w. Bass; Wardell, E. S. Griffin; Neclyville. B. H. Gatlln; Baker's binding, J. B. Battle; Poplar Bluff. N. Tur- ler; West Memphis and Edmoncl- son. L. H. Saundcrs; Walnut Ridge. G. W. Phillips; Hayti, Isoin Carter; Holland. Marked Tree and Tru- nann, all to be supplied. Special appointments — Conference evangelist; w. J. Thomas; President WMS, Catherine Barr; District Sunday School superintendent, W. J. Ingram; Director of young people, Mary Lampkin; District president of Epworth league, Annie Brown; District prcsi- •lent of lay activities, Dewitt Clay:on; Joint board of finance: clerical _ John Hall; lay — W. J. Ingram. Delegates to the conference voted Ihanks to their white frcinds i n Dlytheville w h o contributed more than $100 to be applied against the cost of conducting a state-wide conference in the church liere. NEW YORK, Nov. 20 partial list of passengers and crew aboard the American Airlines plane which crashed at Dallas. Tex., today follows: (Known injured indicated by (X); oilier known or presumed dead): Crew members: Captain Laurens Claude, 52, Fort Worth, Texas. (X) First officer Robert E. Lewis, 30, rulsa, Okla. (X) Flight engineer William S. Forbes, 27, Bronx, N. Y., (X) Slewardess Josephine Cadena, 23, San Antonio, Texas. Stewardess Margaret Van Blblicr, 24, Madison, N. J. Mrs. Ernest G. Wadel, Dallas, national chairman of the Women's Division of the united Jewish Appeal, S. J. Mulloney, an American Alr- Itnp employe. Harry Goldberg, 40. Jamaica. N. Y., production manager of the Ruthraiiff & Rynn Advertising Agency. Mrs. Harry Goldberg. Lt. Col. A- F. S. Pane. London, king's courier. David N. Lewis, member of the War Claims Commission, formerly of New York. Joseph Stanley Smith, employe of the War claims Commission recently of Albuquerque. N. Mex. Major w. J. Small, assigned to Dept, of National Defense, Washington, D. O. Jerome B Shaw, Washington, D. X) C. L. Chappcl. William D. ForfyUic, 52, Slam- oi-rt, Conn (X) Dr. Lewis Llrosa, 48, Mexico illy. <X> Benjamin Burlllo, 33, Mexico Clly. (X) Flora Burlllo, (wife, 25. (X)' Andre.ss Sngardoy, 32, Mexico 'ity. (X) Pllor Sngardoy, 25. (wife), (X) Albert Broily, 32, Brooklyn, N. if (X) Juan Le Lorler, 34, Mexico City. Clara Lc Lorler, 27, (wife). <X> Albert, I* Lorler, 25 montlis. IX) C. Irvln, Mayflower Hotel, Washtng- von. M. Q. Krlvor, Seattle, Washington. Alvln J. Beldcn, Mexican manager of Arthur Anderson and Company, New York City accountants. Benjamin Hoggish, 58, official Stylo Art Clothes. New York City. Red Paper Belittles Mine Mishap Report BERLIN, Nov. 29. (/!•)— The Soviet army newspaper Taegliche Rundschau confirmed today that a fire had occurred at an eastern zone uranium mine but said the casualties were slight—only 10 cases of light smoke poisoning. The British - licensed Telegraf said yesterday 2,000 miners died In a mine fire In the, Erz Mountains of western Saxony, it said the blaze broke out last Thursday. Talaegliche Rundschau was the first of the east Berlin press to mention the lire. It said it occurred at Johanngeorgcnstadl and was caused by a short circuit. Tlie British licensed paper had reported the blaze broke out at the Johanngeorgenstadt and spread to two more mines and set off a dynamite dump. okayed the move. They said It Is expected to take place after the United Nations general assembly the British cabinet has long since adjourns, probably late next month. YOU CAN WIN A PRIZE IN THE BLYTHEYILLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Christ mas Parad e Yes, on December 9th, Blylheville will have the biggest Christmas parade ever. And you as an individual, your club, or your business may enter. Thirteen big prizes totaling $295 will be awarded. Remember you can enter either the Float or the Pet Division and prizes for each arc enumerated below. There will of course he no undccoratcd cars or trucks in the parade. Any pet may be entered am] will lie judged on the uniqueness of the pel and the originality of its Christmas costume. So send in the below entry blank today...and make your plans now. Entries must be in by Dec. G. Enter Either (or both) Divisions FLOAT DIVISION Open Prizes 1st. 575.00 2nd 50.00 3rd 35.00 •llh 25.00 5th 25.00 Colored Prizes 1st 525.00 2nd 15.00 All floats will be eligible for the open division. PET DIVISION White Prizes Colored Prizes 1st 2nd 3rd $10.00 7.50 5.00 1st 2nd 3rd $10.00 7.50 5.00 THIS EVKNT SPONSORED BY TUB MERCHANTS OF BLKTIIEVILLE REMEMBER THE DATE FRI. - DEC 9 AT 7:30 P.M. J Mall to: Chamber of Commerce, i J Box 130, ! l Illythcvillc, Arkansas. J i I wish (o enter Ihe Blytheville Christmas Paratlc on J ' December 9th In Ihe l [o. o.O.l p.qoa FREE CANDY Kor the Kiddies After the Parade • Come lo Uic Courthouse • Float Division Pet Division Name . Address -White -Colored EZIO PINZA, famous singing star of "Soulh Pacific", says: finer- tasting SCHENLEY nchantcd evening" UK BLLKDED WHISKY tt PHDF. K% tllU KEIlltl SrltllS. SCimET DISTIIIIIIOIS, INC.. K.T.C. Read courier News Want Ads Wife of Dallas Gambler Is Victim of Foul Play DALLAS, Nov. 29. (/Pj—Mri. MU- dred Noble, wife of i widely knowvi Dallas gambler, was killed todi? when an automobile she itartej Mow up. Dallas police said thwe apparently were explosivei In the car. The explosion occurred In Omk Cliff, a Dallas • residential dUtrlct Mrs. Noble was the wife 'of Her* bert Noble, 40, who was wounded la a running gun battle with unidentified men Sept. B. on two ptevlom occasions Noble w»s wound«d (n gun fights. ANEW SERVICE MWI'MC PARTS ro rout iHor fACTOBY-INOtNIWlO PONrMC TARTS OIVI OINUINI Noble Gill Pontiac, Inc. M. W. "Bill" Spencer, Mgr. 216 Soulh Lilly phone 4371 Uncle Horace filled his house with horses He figured to run his house by liorse power instead of electric power. No more electric hills for him! So he hitched Dobbin to Ihe washing machine, and old Nell lo the refrigerator. Bought another nag for the vacuum cleaner aud more for the other jobs. Poor Horace! All he got was a hale for horseflesh and a hatful of debts. Bui a great love for his electric bills! And why nol? Electric power is about the handiest, quickest, easiest jvay lo get work done. And about the cheapest . . . what else can you buy thai does so much, yet cosls so little? (An average family in a day uses clcclric power equal to the work of 5 or 6 horses — aud buys it for a few pennies!) Thai's good business for anybody who has housework — or almost nny kind of work —to get done, ISusiness- managed electric companies like ouri have made il that way. By pioneering clcclric service. By showing people how useful it is. By finding ways to make it Ihe best bargain in a family'* budget. "MF.ET CORLISS ARCHER" for delightful comedy. CBS—Sunday—8 p.m. Central Time. Ark-Mo Power Co.

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