The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 27, 1950 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 27, 1950
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' TUESDAY, JUNE 27,1050 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FACE THREB Site of Boy Scout Jamboree Is Bustling with Activity VALLEY FORGE, Pa., June 21.+ )—There U far more going on meets the eye at the bustling of the second national Jamboree of the Boy Scouts of America. The behind - the-scenc activity his a. two-fold objective. The Jamboree will get under way officially on Friday when President Truman arrives to make the opening ad- dre.sfi. Secret service men, state police ind Scout leaders are leaving 110 stone unturned to make certain the President's visit U without incident. In addition, a scout official said today, extraordinary precautions are being taken to prevent the Jamboree—largest youth gathering ever held In the western hemtspher. from being discredited or "sabotaged" hv Communists or their sympathizers. Th« Scout leader, who asked tha f his name be withheld, pointed out Jamboree authorities realize i th" Communist press would be quick to capitalize on any act or rumor which might be used to the detriment of the encampment. Precautions Taken All lood suppliers, the spokesman *aid. have been alerted to protec! bulk shipment.? from being handled ttfxany but authorized persons. Splice personnel assigned to. the Jamboree have been instructed to be on the lookout for any possible sabotage—and also to report immediately any "reckless rumors." Secret service agents toured historic Valley Forge Park yesterday. Gerald A. Behn, assistant supervising agent of the While House detail, expressed satisfaction at the precautionary steps already taken to protect the President. The exact route to be followed by the President's party from the railroad station to the encampment will remain a secret. The first two of more than 100 upecial trains arrived yesterday with 873 scout-s from the midwest More than 16,000 scouts will be on hand from all the « states, U.S. territories, and 20 other count rte... Th« vast tent city In which the boys will live for seven days, ending July «, is located on the rolling hills where George Washington's ragged Continental 'Army spent the winter of 1TTT. The site—loaned by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania—was chosen because of the historic background it will lend the -encamp ment. In addition to President Tni man, other notables expected t< visit the week-long Jamboree In £ki« General Dwight D. Eisenhow J^ wartime allied commander li Europe and now president of Co himbia University. He will come tc Hornersville Scouts Fine Town $45 Boy Scout. Troop 84 of Hornersville collected (45 Saturday iron violaters of traffic and city laws as they took over the town for a day. They even made up a few laws of their own. The boys started their patrol early Saturday morning and "fined" all violaters. Fines were assessed for parking on or over the parking line, 25 cenU; parking at the curb, 25 cents; jay walking, 10 cents; discarding lighted cigarettes on the street, 10 cents', and under age drivers, 50 cents. Any girl found on the streets in shorts was fined one cent for each bare Inch from her knee to her shoulder. Rev. Sam Pullian Is the scout laster of the troop and L. Gaines s assistant scout master. Foiled in Holdup, He Kept Promise NEW YORK. June 27. (/?>— Frank D'Amato, 25, wrote » short note to His wife. He was going to try a holdup, he lolt! her, and if he failed he was going to kill himself. Then he put the note in his pocket and loaded his 38-callber revolver. Early today, |»lice said, he pointed It at Salvatore Ccletitnno. (ook S10 Irom him, and drove off In his victim's car. Cclentnno grabbed > taxi, alerted a police car, and was on the scene when the patrolmen closed In. As the police ran loward htm, D'Amato lired. When they reached him, he was clumped In the car window, dead—si bullet through his right temple. A few moments later, they found the note in his pocket. ASSIGNKf) HERE—H. O. Tie- water, chief gunners mate, has been assigned to the Naval Recruiting Station in the Blylhevllle City Hall. He will join Bert Warbington. quatrermaster first. He has been in the Navy over 14 years and recently served on the destroyer, U. S. S. Higbee. Before duty on the Higbee, he was Naval Recruiter in Jone-sboro for two years. His home is In Hikeston. He Is married and has three children. His family will make their home here. Boys on Bikes Must Beware Law in Detroit DETROIT, June 27. (lf>— Even boy on a bike Isn't too safe fron the traffic cops In Detroit now. Vo youngsters were ticketed yes' terday for riding In the street with' out written consent of their par enUs. It's a safety measure on Detroit' part to protect the kids during th dangerous summer season. A new ordinance provides that the parent may be required to impound th bikes of violators. - The concrete dome of the Ho- inan Pantheon Is still well preserv ed, 2,000 years after it was built. Valley Forge July <—possibly b means of a helicopter to avoid t.h traffic on the one roadway leadin in to the camp. One of the easiest garden herbs o grow is mint, which is excellent n the ice-tea season. The hottest area of Australia is he northwestern part; the coolest, he southeastern part. Cucumbers may be trained to grow on poles much like pole beans, making them easier to pick. Biythevill* Glass & Paint Co. *-Ul_P.'-)'- REMIND ME TO DO'SOMETHING ABOUT OUR ELECTRICM- WIRING TOMORROW, DE^R.' Bon't »v.He.d your .l.ctric <ircuit>. Whin y.u huild .r m.d.rnil. pr.vid. ADIQUATi W1RINO. Ark-Mo Power Co. , TOP FEATURE FOR FEATURE, THE SMARTEST NEW-CAR BUY OF ALL! • . HIGH-COMPRESSION POWERMASTER ENGINE • TIP-TOE HYDRAULIC SHIFT LETS YOU DRIVE WITHOUT SHIFTING n Cullom . Optional at ixlro tot «. D. IIM. Mcxhfi.) SOfO ...SO EASY TO BUY! Step In and get oR th* fact*. W* wiN giv«y*v •llowtmc* MI y*vr car. Easy monthly p*y~ me nil, You will b« turpri»»d at how •oVrty thU bwtuttful n«w D« Sot* <«n •» y*vr*. Drive a De Soto before you decide! • BIG 12-INCH BRAKES FOR SURE, EASIER BRAKING • WATERPROOF IGNITION FOR QUICK STARTS IN WETTEST WEATHER <• SCUFF-RESISTANT CYLINDER WALLS • FULL-CRADLED RIDE art Nww Styling Amazini olvn Economy Lit. hi TK OKOUCHO MA*X MOW, TM M YW I*.,- n On .« CM in.,,.. iDfSOIDond KX] Tat MOTOR SALES COMPANY 110 West Wolnuf — BlythevilU Read every word of this if you are interested in bargains and savings... Beginning tomorrow and lasting only thru June 30, DREIFUS will clean out all odds and ends regardless of the loss that must be taken... Our fiscal year ends June 30, and in this PRE - INVENTORY SALE will be markdowiis in diamonds, watches, jewelry, silver and appliances. For instance, imagine a 70-piece set of famous EMBASSY SIL- VERPLATE, service for 8, ONLY $19.95... Interested? Sure you are... and there is more... There are only a few of those woiiderful 111-pc set table ensembles by 3 Nationally-known Manufacturers... 45 pieces Knowles dimier- ware, 34 pieces International Silver Claridge pattern and 32 pieces Libbey glassware, each piece with your own initial, separately priced at $50.00, all Ill-pieces ONLY $29.95..... A Nationally-famous ESKIMO Electric Fan, Oscillating 10 inch fan, ONLY $9.95..... A select group of ladys and meiis watches, ONLY $14.95...19 sets of that wonderful 38-pc Electric Power Drill and Tool Set ONLY $19.95..., Glass syrup pitcher ONLY lOc... Horse Clocks regularly priced at $19.95 NOW $11.95...15Ii> graham Alarm Clocks ONLY $1.95... AT DREIFUS tomorrow, you will find our famous luggage reduced as much as 50^> in time for summer vacation, and to make room for our complete stock of SAMSONITE...There will be picnic baskets for ONLY 69c... 72 Serva-Siiack sets consisting of 4 plates and 4 cups, complete set ONLY 79c...A Gigantic 19 ouiicelcedTea Glass and pitcher set, 6 glasses with pitcher ONLY 98c... Beautiful Jewel boxes made to sell for $4.88 NOW $2.49...Newest styled Scatter Pins ONLY 69c...All prices includeFederal Excise Tax.., Easy Terms? Certai nly! Choose what you want, charge it, and pay as little as 50c weekly... No Interest, No Carrying Charge... Remember. DREIFUS JEWELRY COMPANY, 316 West Main in Blytheville... Hurry:

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