The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 2, 1948 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 2, 1948
Page 5
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AY, APRIL Z, 194S S. Missco Seeks Red Cross Quota Drive it Extended And $5,000 Remain* To Be Raised ~ OSCEOLA, April zC-The Bxecii- Uve Board and National ReA Croat South Mississippi County District V i^fT" , ^ c ° nlm "« the flnari- lal drive into April, D, Fred Taylor, chairman, announced today. Of the |9, 895 quota| South M ilsslppl County has reported (4,121 15, and It Is believed that the quota weath reached 800 " ; wltn 'avorable Complete returns have been re- iil . J romuthe following communities. Frenchman's Bayou, Roy Yel- B I 8 u n '.,* 146 - 50: Joiner ' J " liu » Ralph, 125; Bassett. valvln Wil- Hams 125; Wilson, Dwight Anderson, »135; Kelser, Mrs. W. R. Amos, 1284^ Luxora, John Thweatt $26* Grider, Bill MeMath. $278- ' West Rldge^ W. B. Tyer. $60. and Osceola, Dane Fergus. $1.199.15. f *tE?. rls hal ' e DKn received from MIlliEan Ridge or Halltown, anci only Incomplete return reported from the folIowiiiE- Whitton. Frank Dean, t!50-' Dyess Ray D. Johnston, $295.60- Marie' " u *;on Wren, * 75; Victoria, Mrs.' Jig: M ; Rogers. $145; Crews Lateral, .•"•SMrs. Lawrence. Woodard, $207- Carson Lake. Allen Scgraves, $200-. Pecan Point. E. B. Chiles. Sr »151- Denwood, C. L. Denton, Jr., »50; kateher School, L. C. shellon, $51; Hightower. Tom Callis. 4122.50; and Etowah, BenniB Jackson, J96 Mr. Fergus. Osceola chairman, reported today that all business areas have not reported, but that a group of young women will canvass the entire residential section. Final reports from all communities are expected within the next two weeks, Girl Who Won Fight Against Infantile Paralysis Is Beauty Contest Winner BLYTHKVILLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS COLUMBIA, Temi., April J. (UP) —The spectators clapped, and held their breath. They had a favorite. On the stage of the Princess Theater W young ladles, selected IT earlier contests as Maury County s prettiest, .paraded before "three judges. They were vying last night for the title of Queen of Columbia's annual "Mule Day" festival l« be held Monday. , The three judges, a newspaper- mat], a radii.) announcer and a Vanderbilt University football captain, had the girls parade before them in two groups. Then Irj groups ,of Ion. Finally three girls were left. Then two. Tlie Judges tried to close their ears to the clapping, to make the Jalrest decision they knew how. Finally they announced their choice; Miss Alice Foster, a high school senior. There was enthusiastic clappiris. Then the judges announced the runner-up: Miss Catherine White, a 20-year old stenographer. • The spectators went wild. Ciad in a red velveteen evening dress with fitted bodice and lull skirt, the brown-haired, blufc-eyed Miss White had captivated the audience, and the Judges, wllh her j excellent stage presence, a winsome smile and eyes "that really danc> cd." The spectators acted as if Miss White had.won rather than bein:4 in second place. "Hci crutches jusl disappeared in our mind's eye when she was on the stage," one ot the judges said afterwards. The judges couldn't see it .but beneath the flowing skirt a steel brace supported one of Miss While's feet. It was all that was left of braces that once were needed for both legs and lier back as Miss White fought back against infantile paralysis that kept her bedridden for a full year when she was !ive years old. Now she is 20. Five Prisoners In Caruthersville Jailbreak Caught South Georgia Bears Brunt Of April Storms ATLANTA, Da., April J. <UP1 — More rain was predicted lod*y for Southern Georgia where numerous communities are already hard lilt by tornadoes, cloudbursts and floods that gave April a stormy welcome yesterday. Storms accompanied by. high winds and torrents of rain yesterday left one dead and several Injured and wrought etexnslve damage to property and crops. Pour trains carrying an estimated total of 400 passengers were re- Ported marooned In south Georgia waiting for washouts to be filled and high waters covering stretches of track to subside. The Weather Bureau here said today that showers were expected In Southeast Georgia during (he morning but prospects were good for clearing weather before nlght- A twister struck near Bristol. Oa., yesterday and caused the death of Nick Byrd. who was killed when - farm building was demolished by Police Raiders Find Device to Aid Gamblers MEMPHIS, Tcnn., April 3. (UP) —Police raided » hole) room y«lei-day and confiscated » mechanical device to enable a gambler to deal from Ms sleeve any card he desires. Twenty pairs of crooked dice and several decks o( new marked cards were found. Two men- arrested In the room were Idcntlfcd as C: P. Bruce 49 Pulton. Ky,, and Richard D. Harmon, 3«, Detroit, Mich. Harmon.had'more than Jl.OOO In his pockets, police said. The arrests were' niaite after Iusi>eclor w. J, Raney received Informallou tliat the men came here from' Hot Springs, Ark. The card dealing contraption Is » work of art, police said. It Is delicately constructed and all pails, even lo the tiny wheels mid cogs are plated to keep them from tarnishing. The holder that contains the cards is stripped to the right, ami of the player, just above tils wrist, hidden by his coat sleeve. A slim sliver of flexible slee! tubing rims up the player's arm across his shoulder and down (o his lelt knee. The dealing of cards from the device is managed by R movement of the left leg, Springs and stout rubber bands extending from the the furious wind. His father. Gra- left knee to'the right "wrist "sho've forward Into the player's right hand the card he desires. 4 Lawmakers Say Labor Act Is a 'Failure 1 CAHUTHERSVILLE. MO.. April •» —Wesley Butler, the fourth of l« e WASHINGTON, April 2. (UP) — men who broke jail here the night Fo " r members of the House-Senate of March 17. is back In jail here I I-abor Committee said today the today, and the fifth, Noel Wright, I Taft-Hartley law has proved a is being held by Indiana author!-, failure and has revived "the era ties in Jeffersonville, Ind., where of Bovernment-by-lnjunction." he was sought for breaking jail i Th c criticism of the law was con- ibout two weeks prior to the jail- I 'ained In a minority report signed ireak here.' by Sens. James E. Murray, D Butler and Wright, one other Mont., Claude Pepper, D.. Fla., and while man and two Negroes, broke ' Re P s - John Lesinski, D., Mich., and Jail here by using parts of pluyib- Augustine Kelley, D., Pa. Ing they disconnected Inside the I The y disputed the conclusion re- Jail to pry put bricks around one cently reached by the committee majority that the act had resulted in a reduction tn strikes. "On the contrary. den Byrd, was injured. At Jesup. Oa.. three persons were hospitalized with minor injuries when another twister hit in the afternoon and flattened three hou- Sth cr,in a "to tout™ A™ '""i ">"?,«"* "'""« «*>"""«« • bama A oreinant wom»n «»« C,H mi "' fl »8« ""use yesterday tn the ly hurt In 7 heavy^" L £^1 offlce of ..i tflss Elizabeth Blythc, ville, S. C.. and In Mobile. Ala., f strong squalls tore two freighters from their moorings and sent them crashing Into the municipal wharf. South Georgia bore the brunt of the weather, though. Damage to crops, homes and woodlands was believed to be running Into millions of dollars. Balnbrldge. Valdosta and Crawley. Ga.. were listed as other tornado centers, and heavy rains took a damage toll at Moultrie, Albany, Thomasvllle. Valdosta. Donalson and other South Georgia communities. of the barred windows, and slightly bent the bars until they could squeeze through. One white man and the two Negroes were recaptured shortly after they broke Jail, but Wright and Butler made gooi their escape. According to local officers, this pair went to Blytheville. Ark-., where they stole a 1946 Dodge car, and then escaped from there to Jeffersonville, Ind. Authorities there released Butler who waived extradi- Jion, but they heW Wright for his previous Jailbreak there. When (hey broke ' jail here, Wright was being held "on a car theft charge, and Butler was being held for robbery. Two-Hour Late Curtain At 'Carmen' Performance Blamed on 'Bushy-Brows' ATLANTA, Oa., April 2. CUP)— The blame was laid on "a pair of bushy eyebrows" today for a two- . , the act has already been the direct cause of work stoppages throughout the country," the minority said. "Moreover, through the encouragement ; offered to anti-union employers and through the justified suspicion and resentment engendered among wage earners, the act has laid the basis for Industrial unrest." The report said the majority finding was "Indeed startling" In view of cm rent strikes in the meat and coal industries. Among other conclusions In the minority report: "A disturbing pattern is being created in the use of labor Injunctions which fully justifies the conclusion that the era of government-by-injunction Is being revived." Wages have not kept pace with , pioflts and the cost of living since I the law was enacted. ] Restrictions on closed and union | shop contracts have resulted in Marriage Licenses -. E. Brogden and Mis s Judy Faye Chaphi of Manila. Uranium Ore To Be Sought in S.W. Colorado WASHINGTON, April J <ur)_ I he Interior Department yesterday M? .* ,' a *° M """ e llllles 0| public land In Southwestern Colorado for liw of Iho Atomic Knei-Ry Commission, which will drill a (or uranium deposits. The exploratory 'drilling will nc done next Summer for I lie Atomic Energy Commission by the u s Geological Survey. ' Larids found to contain no uranium, the commission snid will lie released from the withdrawn) order and agBin will be open for entry, as are oilier public lands Tlit Atomic Energy Arl reserves (o Hie government all manHim on public lands in the TJ. s. But the Commission tan get exclusive us- of Die surface for development and mining only by withdrawn! or bv Decollating with private holders yf .surface rights. With the Courts Chancerv Genie Lowery vs. Eugene E \av- er.v, suit for divorce. Read Courier News Want Ads Read Courier News Want Ada Liquor Wholesalers Cannot Be Importers LITTLE ROCK, April 2. (UP) — Attorney General Guy P. Williams said today '"that a wholesale liquor dealer would not be permitted under Arkansas laws to import wines or other alcoholic beverages for bottling- and labeling. The opinion was written at the request of Bruce T. Bullion, chief attorney of the Revenue Department. We Still Have Some DEKALB HYBRID SEED CORN HIGH GERMINATING WELL GRADED —SEE US TODAY— Caudill & Faulkner Milligan Ridge Cooperative R.K.I). Route 2 Manila, Ark. flourish. Curtain iTT -I. • ovvu - snop contracts have resulted In Metor±,iSn tal ?Ki^ t "JSL 1 " 5! "-'^pread resort to 'bootleg' con- Metoropolitan Opera presentation of "Carmen" here. Rise Stevens, singing Carmen, wns the only major star in full costume. and the eyebrows also got the blr.nie for that. i The opera, appearing here In Us first stop on a Southern tour, was denied its pair of special trains by the coal strike fuel emej-gency and Atlanta Music Festival Association President Jackson p. Dick told the waiting audience of 5.000 that "we're late because of a~ pair of bushy eyebrows." tracts." The stars came in advance but ish touch. A device which automatically adds distilled water to an automobile battery has been invented. the musicians, chorus, ballet and costumes were sent via regular! trains Kurt Baum. singing the lead ten- ' or role of Don Jose, wore a neat blue business suit and Licia Alban- esc. as Mlchaela. wore a black street dress with a red scarf over her j shoulders providing the only Span- call for Getit TTOTO. General Contract Purchase Corp t?2 \V»sf Aeh Clm.i n . • Ash Street Blytheville. Ark. Real estate, Business, Farm and Auto LOANS For hajinj, rtSn»ncln|t, bulletin*, remodelin F»rm land* anrf Anln loans. Quick Service. AGENCY A. F. "ntc" Dietrich, Maniger " Innir*nee Service" REMOVAL NOTICE We are moving our office to the Anthony build- ing, located at 1 IS North Second street. FIRST NATIONAL INSURANCE AGENCY Charles Bitlner Bill Wilson Phone 2311 SHIELDING DOES IT! For quick starts in wet weather Install SHIELDING FOR IGNITION SYSTEMS ON CNRYSLER-PLYMOITN CARS Avoid stalling caused by driving rain or melting »now. Protect your ignition system with MoPAR Evr-Dry Shielding. It's the new way to keep spark plugs and connections dry on wettest days. We can quickly install M6Pi» Evr-Dry Shielding on Chrysler and Plymouth cars. Driy« in todayI ChryiUr, Plymouth SaUt and S«rvk« T. I. SEAY MOTOR CO. Phon. 2122 131 East Main St T*iin«si«* Sfe«f Mill Output Cut by Coal Strike BIRMINGHAM, Aln., A|>rll a (UP)—The Tennessee Coal, jroii Rtul KAlliOHd Co. todny nimoiinccd dinsiio ciiriallinciilx In slcol oncrn- llons effective Sumliiy nt B hi Because of the conl strike. The cullMick will result In nearly 9.000 -sleel workers MIIR idled In the locul liKlUKlrixl men. liegliiiiliiR with (he II p.m. s |,[j t Sunday, TCI said only one of nine blnst furnaces unit eight of lu open hcdilhs will be In imnnnl o|iprn- lion. Th« company previously | nu ,|<. e<i five blasl, fni-nncos nml four open hearths. The company, H subsidiary of Dulled Stales Steel Cni|>. nixl Hie Itirtfesl steel producer In Ihe Smith also sntd «cvcrnl finishing mills would be closed Siindny. Two Manufacturers Seek Southern Locations Ll'lTLE nOCK, All,. April 2_ ' !UP)-\Vn.vnc Flea-tier. InduslHul engineer of (he Aikiimn.i Resources 1 nn<l OcvelaimtMit Commission sin. noimcert toclny Hint iwo out-of-stnlc- ndiistrlcs wero sreklnj; Sonlliern locndcnui, iwsslbly In Arkansas. A uniform nmnufuclnrer \vant^ » one-story building o[ ao.DOO sriiiAve | feet of floor sirace. Fletcher said , the firm would lease the IniHdtim ! | and could nwnlt construction. T)ie • company would employ iso women. A paper products inanutiiclurer | wants a one-story building wtth 20,000 j -.,,„_ «..» i.VjWV ^i H of floor space. The firm was said to,have an established market and require* a railroad apiar' acreage for expansion, It wmM Ploy 40 men »nd ' Make new iriends- Renew old friendships in the new In the new National Guard, you'll meet men you like, admire and re- tpect. Men who are your friends, men who are leaders in this community. You'll lake part in interesting National Guard recreational and social activities. With combat-tested specialists, you'll handle the latest available armament. You'll build up priceless experience in organization and leadership that will help you forge ahead in your civilian occupation. Such spare-time experience can easily pave your way to a belter civilian job. uard You'll get regular Army pay for your grade for the time you spend in training. Actually, that'i a full day'i pay for one 2-hour evening a week— a neat spare-time extra in any man's language. And National Guard service is fully credited toward longevity pay in Regular Army, Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard. This month —it's NATIONAL GUARD ASSEMBLY. Good men are joining up. Get with them. Speed your chances of promotion I Lit 11 Whu "N.lional Guard A..rmbiy." »irft f i, H'»rfnpjd*y nithtt, ABC Ntttoo NOW IUGIBU UNDER NEW IAW-VOUNO MIN Of 17 G«t In th» Guard now— and get th«t«i 1. ValuabU t»ehnFc«l lnitrv;;4in'M>«»c« 1. Tli« opp.rlunlty t. ,^,, y ky-ol hwM. 3, f,,m J137.50 f. |3« JO J.p.ndln! »n y.ur ,,W, odd !», p*,) i^y 4. All Noll.ncl Ou.rd »•<!.! .*d ncn*. llonvl MlivlHvi. J.Tk. Army Day Celebration Tuesday, April 6 Parade -- 3:30 p.m. Open House Will Be Held at the Armory From 4 to 10 p.m., Featuring a Display of Arms and Equipment FREE DANCE at 10 p.m. Enlist Now! Company M 153rd Infantry Regiment Blytheville National Guard This Ad Sponsored by the Dud Cason Post No. 24 If you were in World War I or U, you belong in the American Leg!,

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