The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 30, 1949 · Page 5
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Winston Churchill Is 75 Today; Looks to His Next Big Political Fight By William Oatis 4 LONDON, Nov. 30. (AP)—Winston Churchill, who helped win the war only to lose his post as Prime Minister In an election, turned 15 today with his next big chance at the polls just ahead. The burly statesman, warrior, writer, orator and amateur artist planned a quiet celebration at this latest landmark in ills eventful career. Later he intends to turn up in his usual seat in the House of Commons, which is scheduled to meet this afternoon to deal with routine mat'*' "tonight his family and a few friends will give a birthday dinner looking Hyde park. for him at his London house over- His birthday cake—baked in Manchester by tiie same people who prepared the one for Prince Charles' first birthday recently—is in the form of a mcrry-go-round. It could also serve as a symbol of Churchill's own busy anrt varied life. Churchill finds himself at home in tile House of Commons. In the five years through the end of the last war lie sat there as Prime Minister. There lie rumbled out famous speeches that stirred the British people to the effort that helped the allies win. In July, 10!5, less than three months after the Germans surrendered, his Conservative Party lost the election of the Socialist Labor party of today's Prime Minister Clement Attlee. Churchill kept his seat in parliament and became the barb-longued. leader of the opposition. Now the labor government's five- year term is running out. It must call for a new national election \vithin eight months. Best guesses here are that the election probably will be held in February or March. Churchill, once again leading Conservative forces, doesn't think lie's too old at 75 to take over the reins of Prime Minister again if his party Three Arkonsons Honored by 4-H Meet in Chicago CHICAGO, Nov. 3D—Wj—Three more Arkansans have been honored at the national 4-H Club Congress here- Two Arkansas 4-H club members have won national honors in special fields, and today, James Harnes H' Prescalt, Ark., was awarded a $300 scholarship, for his work in forestry. Fifteen other farm boys and girls were given similar scholarships for work in 4-n club pro- Mrs. Etfic H. Rogers, Newport, Ark., and Ola M. Watlon, Mt. Ida Ark., were among the 48 home demonstration agents given certificates of merit. To be eligible, agents must have been serving In the field for ten years to have executed one outstanding project dining the year. I New Member of State Tax Commission Named LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 30-W,Arnold IJ. Sikes of Paris will become a member of the Arkansas Tax Commission Dec. 31. He was appointed yesterday bv Governor Mc.Math to succeed Ernie Wright, Mountain Home, who is resigning. Sikes, now northwest Arkansas district supervisor of the State Revenue Department, Is a former Logan County tax assessor. He is lAKK.J COUKlfcK NfciWS NKW INTERNATIONAL TUUCKS-Tlie new 1,-Line of Interna- lional Harvester trucks went on display loilay in Blytlicvillc at Uetta implements Co,, 312 South Second. Light, medium and heavy-duty trucks from the L-LInc are shown above. Tins new line features shorter overall length, greater maneuverability, better load distribution and increased economy at operation. The new gab design provides Increased visibility and comfort. L-Line trucks are available in 87 chassis models. Strike Ballots Are Printed For Bell Telephone Workers ST. LOUIS. Nov. 30. Ml—Strlke*- are being printed for dis- 'DOC BITES MAN-When [his collie pup bit Lee Potter, humane socicly ofllcer in St. Louis, Mo., It was news because Potter was rescuing the pup from a IflO-fool pil in an abandoned quarry at the time. ans are being printed for distribution (o some 50.000 workers of Forestry Investigation Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. l e ArL- J L r IL • L + Frank P. Loncriran, an official of ' S Askcd by Futbnght (lie CIO Communications Workers I of America, said last night the bal- 1 lots would be mailed Red Automobiles Speed Traffic, Says Engineer NEW YORK— (/Pi— Do yon dislike having other motorists jockey past you while trying to drive at a safe and steady pace? If so, don't buy a red car. ati- vise.s Howard Ketcham, color and design engineer. A test of motorists' reactions showed that drivers are more impatient when trailing a red car because red is the most stimulating color — hence the greater urge to pass. Cream and yellow colors are also stimulating, while Wack, btues and greens without yellow undertones are the colors less Inciting to the driver in the following car. Mr. Ketcham reports. Courtesy of the Road: Bruised Jaw, Temper SAN PEDRO. Calif. (AP)—With bruised Jaw and ruffled temper, Mrs. Helen Carlile— a woman driver—ran into the police station and sputtered this story: As she pulled up at an Intersection a car roared through a stop sign, missing her auto by inches. "Can't you read?" she .screamed. At that, the car skidded to a halt. A man popped out, walked over to Mrs. Carlile and without a word clipped her on the jaw. Christmas Dinners Are Started in Early Spring NEW YORK CAP)—Turkeys srow fast. Slightly larger (han a baby chick at hatching, they quickly attain a size that dwarfs the chicken. Turkeys hatched in \pril arc oven size by Thanksgiving or Christmas. Some of them, the m.iles particularly, attain „ weight of 25 pounds or so in that time - -- -— for a strike vole unless contract negotiations lake a sudden favorable turn. "The company has given every indication so far It'doesn't want to do any thing about anything," Lonergan declared. A spokesman for the utility replied that negotiating sessions thus far have been devolcd to "generalized talking" and that "we wir g on conversing as long as anyone, wants to." Tiie present contract expires at midnight tomorrow. But it contains a clause providing that it will remain in effect unless one of the parlies files a 30-day notice of termination. Lonergan said he was not In .. position to say yet what the union will do. A vote ill favor of a strike by the j six stale membership would not necessarily mean an immediate general walkout. It merely would authorize the union's negotiating committee to call one. The union demands wage Increases, job reclassifications and Improvements In the companv- financcd employe pension plan. Frisco Official Named ST. ( LOUIS. Nov. 30. tg*i —T. H Banister, a native of Springfield. Mo., was named vice president in charge of traffic for lire Frisco Railroad yesterday. An assistant vice president since 1047. he succeeds James K. Payne who died recently. Banister has served with the railroad at. Wichita. Kas., Memphis. Tenn., Birmingham, Ala., and St. Louis. from Common Colds That HANG ON -oniu,,™,,!! [ln .^ r ' Bh " 0lll ?> K "°" l " ! .rouble " PEl gCm ' h " l<: '' o her - 'or vn qU , ' y a " a >' s lhe «""r. Brer Rabbit says ... Get the habit! Eat BRER RABBIT SyRUP...SMEZ£ on HOT CAKES <F This syrup gives you real sugar cane flavor. Good for you, too. Contains IRON—needed for good red blood "TWERY rlay, folks all over town are •f-J asking their grocer for Brer Rabbit Syrup—because it lins real sugar cane flavor... and also because it contains iron that's nec<led for good red blood. Delicious on bot cakes... and on bread, hot biscuits or corn bread. Any way you serve Brer Rabbit Syrup, it's a mouthwatering treat. Tell your grocer that you, too, want Brer Rabbit Syrup. Packed in New Orleans by Venick & Ford, Ltd., Inc. LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 30-M 1 )— U. S. Forest. Service has been asked by Senator Fulhrlght to investigate immediately the threat of a comparlively new fungus to Arkansas' oak limber. Fulbright said the blight was first noticed a few years aso In the upper midwest and now has spread as far as south Missouri, within ffl miles of the Arkansas-Missouri line, Me explained that forest cxperl.s fear the fungus may be the worst blight of its type In years. Fate of Farm Youths Now in Hands of Jury VAN BUREN, Ark.. Nov. 30. W/— The fate of two farm yollllis charged with second degree murder remained in the hands of a Crawford County circuit Jury today. The jurors were to resume deliberations this morning after failing to reach a verdict yesterday. James Eugene Harris and Jack Perkins are accused of pushing Ruth Dohannon. 15, to her death from the running board of a .speed- Ing I ruck last June. The defendants contend she either Jumped or Cash and Carry Service Given for Burglars CHICAGO — <yp)~ — Mrs. Bertie Kaplan made sure that burglars wouldn't get away with her cash and jewelrj-—and they didn't. Just before she left the. house, she put $120 and three rings in her pm-.sc. She had walked aboul a block when •two robbers snatched the purse. Better look under "Restaurants' in the YELLOW PAGES Eating out tonight? Look under Restaurants in the Yellow Pages of lhe telephone book. Choose a convenient place, and let the Yellow Pages guide you to a good meal. Nearly everything that's bought and sold is listed in the Yellow Pages. They quickly tell who buys, sells, rents, repairs. SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE CO. Seven Nations Helping Strife-Torn Countries ATHENS' <AI>)—Orcck relief Isn't strictly an American show. Seven other countries-Canada, Swllzoiv land, Britain. Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Argentina—have been' doing a quiet but i'ltal Job of help- Ing thl.s slrife-lorn country get back on its feet. Maternity cllnirs from Britain, X-Ray mobile units from Canada, shoes and blankcl.s from Switzerland, sanatoriuriis from Sweden, and millions of dollars worth of food are playing a big role In helping solve one of Europe's toughest rehabilitation problems. Corp., of trained health specialists from Denmark, Sweden and Norway, in a Joint Scandinavian aid scheme, arc carrying out a gl- PAGE FtVB Secret Hiding Place Gives Suspect Away ORLANDO, Fla. <AP>—One James found out he hud betlcr watch his step after tills, picked up by Police Lieut. Joe licach on suspicion in the theft of a $20 bill, James told a convincing story and was released. As he left headquarters, police noticed he had a slight list to starboard. Closer examination showed I lie sole of James' left shoe was a bit thicker tliiin the riRht. The {20 bill was folded under the sole. In Jail, James said, "I'd have gotten away If rd j^i squatted a little." Kantic program of examination and Immunization. This program will include every Greek child, 600,000 of which already have been examined lor childhood sicknesses and tuberculosis. "Rain or Shine it's Always Fine" Open Years Top Double Jungle Thrill Show | .? T. WOHLD or . Also Top Jungle Co-Hit | Unconditional Surrender MIAMI, Fla.. Nov. 30. M-)_.\Vi|. Ham M. Wolforth, Miami's new mayor, has come up with » neat solution /or the mother-in-law problem. He picked his wife's mother to be his secretary at city hall. I1LYTIICVILLES ONLY" ALL WHITC THEATRE Wed.-Tlmr. * () l)C ii «:,'{() ABJQTI-COSUUO .. inltk, •• .: ANORim SBTIRS' ROTATES Also Color Co-llil Polio Toll Up 1 L1TTLB ROCK, Nov. 30-<.1V- Arkansas' unofficial polio death toll for the year has reached 47. The latest vlcllm was Wanda Lea Hubbard, 5, of O!) Trough community (Independence County). She died ycslerday at a Little floc't hospital, where shr 'iad spent several months In & rt irator. EW lin\ Opens Week Days ;:00 p.m. Malince Saturday * Sundays Mal.-Sun. 1 p.m, Coiit. Sbowhif Manila, Ark. Shows KVKKV NIGHT Wednesday & Thursday "THE FOUNTAINHEAD" with Oarj Conper Also Sliorta R1TZ THEATRE Manila, Ark: We Sgiecialize in Wednesday & Thursday "TEMPTATION" with .Merle Ohcron and George limit Dreams! DIAMOND DUET IN MATCHED 14K GOLD 4-DJAMOND PAIR FJSHIAIl SEUING - Credit AT NO EXTRA COST TO YOU)

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