The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 5, 1948 · Page 1
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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..LV—KO. 10 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS ; THE DOMINANT NEWSPAPER OK NORTHEA BT ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI ^ BiythevilUf courier Blythevitle Daily Newi Mississippi Vallev Leadci Blythevlll. Herald 'Russians Seek Conference on 'Battle of Berlin' Conference Sought With American and British Officials By John B. McDermott (United Prnw SUff Correspondent) BERLIN, April 5. (UP)— The Russians called today for a peace conference -to end Ihe "Battle, of Berlin," and the British and Americans promptly accepted the offer. It remained for the Soviet [Jnlon to no e the place and time for a meeting to iron out the last difficulties caused by Russia's sudden clamp-down last Wednesday midnight on rail traffic of the Western jpowers through the Soviet-occupied to and from the German -capal. Russia gave ground slowly and apparently grudgingly in the "nerve war" Its action last week touched off. Informing the three Western powers that. Soviet authorities were ready to discuss "clarification of the transport orders, Lt. Gen. Mikhail Dratvin, Soviet deputy commander, said: Two Lose Lives In Flood In Missouri Auto i* Submerged In Plunge From Black Island Levee Two persons were drowned nenr Cnrulhersville Saturday night nnd two others narrowly escaped a similar fule when they were able to climb out of the submerged car after It hnd plunged from a levee into flood water of Ihe Mississippi River in tlie Black Island community. Funeral services for LelRhlon Devaney, 20, a farmer of Die Denlon community in Missouri, were con-- ,-. LV.W £" CtCd ,V lls afto »oon In the Onk was the feature of the morning Baptist Church nenr Steele session Friday, at which lime prob- i minister of the church nnd lenis relative to the convention | bur ' al wns '" ML Zion Cemetery, theme, "Waging the Peace" were I Arran 8cinejiLs for final riles for discussed. Friday afternoon, mom- Sp Zellm Howlcy. 45. who lived bers of the Blytheville Girls Bela I !' ear Mlcolr >. south of ~ Club Chapter Two Blytheville students were elected olficcrs ot the Arkansas Chapter of Beta Clubs at the second Arkansas-Missouri convention of th e National Bcla club held In Little Rock at Holel Marion Friday and Saturday. Approximately 275 delegates attended. The Arkansas chapter officlnls are R. c. Allen, Blylheville, president. Buck Welts, aurdon, vice- president and Mary Frances Gaines, Blytheville, secretary. Tliev succeed C. w. Peeples or Hulber't-West Memphis, Doris Rowlelt of Tru- niann .nd Jim Henry of Blytheville, respectively. Representatives of the six Missouri chapter.? elected Marlon Johnson of Frcderlcklown, president nnd Charlene Houston of Senath vice- president. They will elect a secretary later A forum on "Education for Peace" sewing machine as a gift from the council to be used ii Club were hostcwes with a reception. In a talent show held thnt evening, the Blytheville Quartelte 1He lwo mcn wll ° survived Ihe comiwsed of a. G. Redman Jr i tra i>' c dy were Leonard Earl Cox, 20 Carroll Evans, Jim Heunry nnd B wll ° *'"* tIrlvln B Dcvnney's cnr, niui . had not been completed this m ing. The two men who survived , C. Allen, accompnied by Jimmy . . Brian Robertson, tomorrow night to honor Held Marshal Viscount Montgomery, chief of the Imperial general staff. 2_ The Americans withdrew a military police cordon around the Reichsbahn, Soviet rail control center in the American Zone, after the Russians removed eight armed guards from the building. 3: American and British food trains moved through the Soviet Zone without difficulty. American authorities ^ceased air shipments from t'lank'iiat. ^ •• 4. British officials reported barge traffic was being resumed on the inland waterways from Berlin to the West after an "understanding" •with the Russians as to documents. the barges must carry. were held. A delegation of approximately 23 from Blytheville end their sponsor Miss Betty Boyd attended. "I cannot see any possibilily of I Ixm ' e were second place winners, changing existing regulations af- 1 Al the close ° r the convention feeling traffic of freight and person- Saturdav ' a'dinner and Beta Ball nel through. the Soviet Zone of oc- """"" *"'' 1 cupallon in Germany." Americans and British slood "rm on the expressed position that Soviet entry to their military trains could not be permitted, but both agreed to m meeting, *n* asked that the Russians suggest a time and place tor It. MaJ. Gen. N. C. D. Brownjohn, British deputy governor, replied for his nation, and Brig. Gen. Charles K. Galley, U. 3. chief of staff, and MaJ. Gen. George P. Hays, deputy U. S. military governor, answered for the Americans. In other developments: 1. Marshal Vassily D. Sokolovsky, Russian commander in Germany, .ccepted an Invitation to dine with British commander, Lt. Gen. B.HI Glee Clubs Win State Honors Boys Accorded first Division Rating at Little Rock Festival Blytheville High School Glee Club students broght home honors with them from the Arkansas state Clio- Rnlph Stow. Jr.. 23, both of Steele Tries lo Summon Help Devaney's body wns not recovered from the flood waters until about 10 a,m. Sunday. He hnd been able to eel out of the submerged cnr and tried to swim for assistance. Mrs. Howley's body was found in Ihe back seat of the car after it had been pulled from the water hours later. Both Cox and stow were rescued from n tree top nenr the automobile which had only the top of the radio aerial showing when rescuers reached the scene. Cox told officers that he hnd planned to drive to a plnce known as the "Spillway." between the lever, and the river, but did not know thnat the flood waters covered the rond, and he, was unable to stop the "^ when he discovered the high He managed to stop the car when the water had reached the wind- ral Music Festlvai;"which w« "held I tbe cnr ?\ V"" 1 * CUIT?nt SVVC P 1 in the Robinson Memorial Audi- in™, H 1tm ° dee l wr va ^- The men last Thursday and JV- s"o" w h° '1? °' " le Cnr ' """ - - ' | h i°*. who wa s Ihe best swlmmei tormm day In Little Rock. . The Boys' Gle e club won first division rallng. the choir, first division rating and Ihe Girls' Glee Club won second devlslon rating • Glee dubs, from all the schools of the group, tried to swim to slioro for help but was unable to combat the swift water. . ; Devaney later tried lo answer Slow s cnll for help and was drown attending, met at the auditorium at f d ' slow cal '8lit the top of a cot- 1:30 p.m. Thursday for rehearsals j'9 n *ood, and remained ther ^.'^^""^.I'^tow'from J ' ' ' different schools Iqd (he group preparing them for Dr. Alton O'stecn who was the adjudicator. Dr! O'Sleen is hend of Ihc Music De- parlment at Ihe University of Ala- tt bama. T1 , F r, lda -Y,. morning at 9 a.m. the Blytheville girls' and boys' Glee Clubs snng. The girls numbers Included " of Thee" Sleeping Child' Hammerstetn. served Edgar E. Wheeler Dies in Home; Burial Tomorrow Funeral services for Edgar Gardner Wheeler, II, a farmer, who died at his home at 1005 E. Rose Street at 7:30 last night, -will be conducted at the Cobb Chapel at 2:00 p.m. tomorrow by the Rev. H. W. Woolen, pastor of the Clear Lnke Bnptist Church. Burial will be at Cooler, Missouri. Mr. Wheeler, who had lived in .Blytheville for more than 30 years, J)is survived by his widow, Mrs. Myrtle-Wheeler, one daughter, Mrs. Rachel Edwards, of Los Angeles, Calif.. three stepsons and three stepdaugh- lers, two brothers, Bennie Wheeler and Charlie Wheeler, of Mayfield, Ky., and one sister, Mrs. Melvin Cook, also of Mayfield. Pallbearers will be Alva Haynets, Tommy James, Cecil Bunn, J H Haynes, Carl Dciiton, and Greene Payne The Cobb Funeral Home Is In charge of funeral arrangements. Final Rites Conducted In Manila {or Mrs. Kay MANILA, Ark., April 5—FunernI , .--_... services were conducted nt 2:00 Westbrook, Mr. and Mrs. Max B. r.>i/v*i- ctt,,,-^..., ~r* , ._ Reid, Robert McGraiv. Mrs. E. B rescued abount midnight Cox later swam to the tree top. ., Cries of stow and Cox weie hear* by Lonnie Davidson, 53 of Hajff nnd Thomns K. Huey, 27, of Caruth ersville. who were returning from vls itinsr friends in the community, At, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, the choirs an(1 were walking along Ihe levee and Ihe mixed choruses sang for rnev borrowed a boat and took Cox the adjudicator. and stow to the bank and went The Blythevflle choir snng! lnto Caruthersvllle for help Nightingale" by Tchaikovsky, wilh I Wrecker arid Boats Used Carroll; Evans ns soloist and "Ain'-aL G »y Blnckwell. Lacy Bush, Amos Thnt Good News" by Dawson r ^"" < "- J "'- - ' _ -•-. J — ">'J», ^lutvf, Dowd, and Clarence Gui-Jey, all of the Blnck Island community with two flatbottom boats, managed to set a grappling hook and chain The Very Thought the froft t bumper of liie car, and a and "Song To A i wrecker managed by Cain. Tlie boys .'' rom Hie water. lo ense the car sang "Blow, Trumpets, Blow!" by! Mr. Devaney, son of Mr and Mrs James and "Oklahoma" by Rodgcrs- I Clifton Devaney ol Steele. was bora """""--»•'- Mrs. C. M. smart in Husscllville, Ala., August 21, 1927. served as accompanist for these | an d has been in the Steele' Mo' £r,mw UP rt , i c °""" unil >' for almost seven 'years" Combined rehearsals were held He was employed on the T A 'HHC Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock In I Bard fnrm. near Steele preparation for the concert which' He is survived by his Darenti 01 Wa^ ITfvfln m-ir^^T. _i™V,l 1 K..-11 <,. "i i. h P« rCIl [S, O] was given Friday night. This was the largest festival ever to be held in this state, with 30 schools from Arkansas represent- and 1.500 students attending > Officers of the Public School Music Section of the A. E. A. arc Mrs Wilson Henry of Blytheville. president: Milton Trusster of Arkansas Teachers College, vice-president; Mrs. w L Mnson of Searcy.-secre- tary-trcasurcr nnd C. E. McMeans of North Little Rock, festival chair- Chaperones for the Blythcville group Included, Mr. mid Mr.s. C Murray Smart, Mrs. C. W. Garri- , — J ---.. (JUl VlllO, Ul 1C brother, Horace, of Steele: five sisters, Dorothy, Hazel, Martha Nell and Velda Sue, all of Steele, and T 'x)Ui5e of Cleveland, Ohio- nnd his grandparents, M. nnd Mrs. Macs Devaney.'of Russeflville. Aln Mrs. Zelma Howley, R widow, of Steeele, wns born In Corinth Miss and will be buried at the Ml. Zion cemetery, but other nrrangcmenU hnve not been completed. Her si Eddie Lee Howley, i s in the nrn._ services, nnd her daughter, Mi ss Annie E. Howlcy, lives In Nashville Tenn. she was the daughter ol Mr. and Mrs. George Mnrtindale of Corinlh, Miss., and is also sur- NEWSPAl-KR OF HORTHEA ST ARKANSAS AND SOUTHEAST BIA'TUKVILLK, ARKANSAS.'MONDAY, APRIL 5, i!M8 Club Leaders Present Gift TVVKLVE PAGES SINGLE Mrs. Dy C , Qlu ,, ei . 0 , Armore| pl . esl(k ., lt o[ , 1|c Nm ^ Counly Council of Home Demonstration Clubs, (left) Is show lo Miss Gertrude Uoiid. home demonstration agent, (seated) a porlu lion work. On the live of the 31 4-H clubs In tin an Attachment for the machine. Miss Gertrude Bond, Mississippi County Home Demonstration Agent was recently presented with a portable singer sewing machine by the County Council of the Home Demonstration Clubs In her county, which will serve for demonstration purposes and lo slimulnle Interest In sewing nmong girls in ihc 4-H clubs. Kelther Bllbi'ey, counly agent suggested to the County Council which Is made up of the various officers and members of Ihc Home Demonstration groups, llmt a sewing machine would be bcnclicln! to Miss Bond, nnd to the clubs indcr her .supervision, and they Imine- dlntely set nbout making 'arrangements for Miss Bond to select her machine. The gilt went to Miss Bond ns home demonstration agent, and will remain presenting ble e lub demonstra- right is Miss Jncklc chrlstwiej of OMnell, tcpre sciilti- northern hnlt ol the county, who provided Mis.'! Jnckle clirUlncr of Gosnell reporter lor Ihe Counly 4-H club - Council, the group K I • * ln B M,.,s Bond » taUon'l.oTc";!: luchment for the machine. There arc over BOO girls li, 4-11 clubs In le county who will benefit from l he machine, nnd 447 women in the Home Demonstration Groups Mrs, Dyer Garner, shown in the Picture above, is president of ll,c County Council for lh« Home Demonstration members. When Ml«s Bond received the machine It wns complete with H Ix Attachments— nifflcr. binder foot hemmer. atljiullble lieiiimer. combined edge stllcher and tucker. MU \ , a|1(t R CO || n p s || J | e tnl)le olds the innoliiiie securely when In use. various 4-H clubs In this vi which "i pmc The pressed the belief that (Ms was : Rev V w- ch^l ^ «' , n V Vf S he-only county In this vicinity j annual rally w elf the T-H club, to_ have a sewing machine. _ ! participate In each Summer Laney Ponders Third Term Bid ... . penred imminent today. these developments over the wcckend: I. Gov. Bell Lnncy promised ,1 Drntt-Laney meeting in Little Rock that "very soon now I shall give you my delinite answer." 3. The Council of Administration ol tlie Veterans of Foreign Wars accepted Die resignation of Jnnics MerrHc of McGehee as stnle commander—Ihe prelude lo Mcrritfs expected niinouncemcnt as a candidate. British, Russian ,r'?v anesC^lie M &. (UPJ—A British -about to- lifrfti' In tomy collided In the air with n Rus-slnn fighter, nnd British nuthorities snid all 14 persons nbonrd were killed. Among those H board .according to the passenger list, wns Robert Collier, British United PI-CM staff correspondent en route to join the Berlin stnfT. Royal Air Force reports snld the Russian fighter nlso crashed. 'Hie Russian pilot of Ihc nghler «'ns killed, bringing to 15 the death toll of the ncctdcnt, 3. Sid McMnth, prosecuting »t- I British nuthorities quoted soldiers i?!",1 y . om HoL s i"''»B*. Hibelcd t'.ii! «t "alow Field, the British nlrbnsc Drnlt-Lancy move ns "licticious nnd phoney," and prepared to loss his hat into the ring. Laney's promise of an early state- enl cnme after he received pcli- tions bearing thousands ol signatures from about 125 Arkansas citizens at a capital city meeting yc.5- terdny. In nn Impromptu speech Lancv told the group that his January li) statement (in i • ' • • would not he a which he snid iw candidate for re- 8 vv n '. M r', ^^ H>mphreys ' M-- «ved by'a broker "G GNInrt " ^.^•rA.^ale^s 1 5"T: ™ C - 0t MICO ' a »'»™-"ty" o'clock Saturday afternoon for Mrs Celia Ray, 67. who died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Earnest Bedwell, i:i Manila, Wednesdny night, alter an illness of several months. Mrs. Ray. known for the pnst.25 years as "Mama Doo", had lived'in Manila for almost 3o years. The Rev. f,fartm A. Bierbaum, pastor, conttuctcd the services in the Manila Methodist Church, and wlis assisted by the Rev. F. M. Sweet Howard Undertaking Company bad charge of the funeral services ai »\ burinl, which was in the Manila Cemetery. Mrs. Ray, wife of the late Radb Ray, is survived by one son, Eddie Ashabranner, sr., of Ponliac, Mich., and one daughter, Mrs. Bedwell. ^Weather Arkansas forecast: Partly cloudy tonight and Tuesday. Not so warm Tuesday and in Northwest nnd extreme North portions tonight. Minimum this morning—M. Maximum yesterday—77. Minimum Sunday morning—48 Maximum Saturday—68. Sunset loday—fi:24. Sunrise tomorrow—5:40. Precipitation, 48 hours to T a.m. today—none. Total since Jan. 1—18,25. Mean temperature (midway between high and low—. Normal mean for April—61. Thl« Date Laat Year Minimum this morning—65. Maximum yesterday—R9 ^Precipitation, j an . l to this date . Gee, Mrs. Joe Trlcschmann, and Mrs. j. T. Hipp. Miss Betty Boyd, Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Allen, Mrs. H. C. Blnnkcnship and Mrs. Grace Wilks. Steele. The German Undertaking Company, at Slcele, was In charge of funeral services for Mr. Devaney and will be in charge of the funeral of Mrs, Howley. Thomos L Smith Dies in Dyess; Buried in Memphis Funeral services were held today at 2:30 in the Citizens FunerpJ home. West Memphis. Ark., for Thomas L. Smith, brother of Mrs. Lee Hawks of Blytheville. who died at his home in Dvcss, Ark.. Saturday, at the age of 76. The Rev. H, J. Couchman. pastor of the First Methodist Church of Osceola, who conducted the service was assisted by the Rev. Tharls Holifield of Kelser, and the Rev. L. Garner, of Dyess. Mr. Smith, was born in Mobile, Ala., and moved to Mississippi County In 1891, and up until three years ago was engaged In farming near Wilson and Gilmore. He retired three ycai-5 ago. He was a member of the Board of stewards of the Method:st Church. He Is survived by his wife, Mrs. Jessie B. Smilh, one daughter. Mrs. R. D. Naming, of Osceola, one brother, Charles L. Bearden, of Monette, Ark., and two sisters, Mrs. Oscar jPuIlum, Rocky Pord, Colo., tind Mrs. Hawks. Bui-ial was In the Forrest Hills O«wt«ry in MemphU. Mrs. Zillo Ralph Of Osceola Dies; Final Rifes Today OSCEOLA, Ark., April B.-Funersi services for Mrs. Zilla H. Raipi, were conducted today at 10 am by the Rev. Herchnlle Couchman. pns- tor of the First Methodist Church at the Swift FunernI Home In Osccola. Burlal was In Ermcn Cemetery ft Osceola wilh Ihe Nallonal Funeral Home of Memphis in char°e Mrs. Ralph, 77. died at her home in O.sceolnal5:00 a.m. Sunday. She Is survived by six daughters', Mrs W. F. Turner of Knoxvllle, Mrs L. R. Brownlae of Joiner, Miss Jennie Ralph, Mrs. Mona Moore, Mrs E. P. Bradley and Mrs. V. L. Day all of Osceola; lwo sons. William H. Ralph of Joiner, and Steve Ralph of Osceola; and a brother, A. N Higgins of Fort Sill. okb. New York Cotton May , July , Oct. , Dec. , Mar. open high lew . 3593 3617 3590 . 3510 3544 351U . 3710 3233 3208 . 3134' 3156 3134 . aiOt 2129 3106 1:30 3«17 354-4 3233 3150 election) was made in "all honesty and sincerity" without thought of another term. "But for .some reason the people of the slnte did _nol seem to be satisfied with the .statement or with the other prospective candidates." lie saio. Laney emphasized tlmt he. wns "not trying to get track in the race" but added thnt he would Icel free lo re-enter the campaign if he chose to do so. Meanwhile, in n second meeting, Ihc VFW ncccptcd Mcrritfs resignation with a nine to three vote. jsnin. Prosecutor McMnlh mndc his ! The Brilish comment about the Lnncy draft in I by British here, as saying the Russian plane wns a smnll slngle-engincd fighter They snld It flew In close to Ihe British nlrcrnft, a viking transport plane, Dint tlie wings of the planes brushed, mid thnt both crashed. There hnvc been recent published reports—ofllcinlly denied—thnt Russl.-in fighters occnsionnlly "buzzed" Brilish nnd American transport planes over Germany, it wns. not known whether today's nccldcnt could hnve bccen cnuscd by such nn incident. Confirming thnt there were COPIEg FIVB CENTS | Dell Mother Dies of Burns; Two Others Injured as Fire Destroys Residence Voter? to Dprirf/£ erosene Pourea on L ' ve £<*»'* I' VOierS 10 UeCICie Coose s Tragedy in Farm Home Important Issues < Library Tax, Parking Meters, Expansion Plans on City Ballot Whi'll voters in Blythoville RO to Ihe polls tomorrow in the Bcuerul c-lty election (hey will chcasc !»•I ween two candidates for city ck>ik mill tliiec other proiiainls o[ i-ity- wldc Imiwrlnncc. Prnnk whltworlh city ctcrk, Is not seckini; ri:-clcc- llon. Voids In the Pint Ward will sn- lecl one ol three cnndidnles (or nlilcmicn. All other Incumbent city officials, up tor rc-elecllou nt tins time nre without opposition, Polls will open nt 8 11.111. nnd clusu at 8:ao p.m. with a polling iilacu In cnch of the three wards. Tliev nrc located nt: city Hnll in tho First Ward; Ooodyenr Service store 110 West Miitn, Second Wurd' nnd Fire Stntlon No. 2, 1900 West. Main, Third Wnrd. Tho ballot which will be used in the First Wnrd will nppcnr MI follows, nnd tin! others will be Identical, except (or ,lhe llstlne of the unopposed Hldcrmnnlc,cnndidnles: General Election Apr 116,1948 CITY OF BLVTIIEVI1.I.K AHKAXSAS (Cross out or scratch off the mimes ol nil iwrsons except those lor whom you wish to vole nnd all proposal.-; except those lor wish to vole.) MUNICIPAL COURT JTJDOE— J, Ornhnm sudbury CITY ATTORNEY Percy A. Wrlghl CITY CLERK— 'Vote for One) W. T. "Dill" Mnltn Lnrry L. Knens AUUCRMAN . - s fire, snid' to have been kerosene on live couls in K kitchen home. »——— Mis. Dorothy Pniillil c Parlen, wife i of I'nul II. Pni-loi. formerly of Marked 'I rce, wns rntnlly Injured She riled In Dlylhevllle Haspllnl last The other two victims of the fire are In the hospital here. They nre- Mrs. I). 0. I'arten. 48, *ho« condition today wiis «nld t,, 1« erlltcal. Sirs. Otk/farten, whtme * f t wu tlvtn a. It. she wax burned .bout t"e linn* and body. Uclnllvr* this morning .snld that Mrs. Paul Pin-Ion nnd her daiiah. tcr-lii-lnw who wns tntully burned, both were In the kitchen ul tile time of the explosion. They were not certain which one poured kerosene 911 the embers In the stove Child Call* (or Help ' Casualties Hear; In Egyptian Riots 30 Killed, Hundreds Hurf A* Troop* Fire On Mobs in Strike •TO CAIRO, April 5. (UP)lXt least nwis were killed, more ln"n were seriously wounded, and D, c- Pnrteu nnd his two sons. i'° Oils nnd Pnul, wc iu working In the field nt the II - - - hundreds more ed Injured rescue. The father snld the flumes wore nut of control before he readied and IpoUnit continued in- a« subsiding . - —•»--- >"i.ut troops fired inlo several groupa. Premier Mahmoud Nokrash» Pashu Mew to Alexandria to laki personal ch ot ^ he ( "> ff^rrKS-5 B.SW sss==S brothers to the Mr.s. Otis Pnrlcn, who lives on - .strnled nnd rioted in support of • , snld. She suffered burns In trying Jesse M. Whlt« L. C. Posey Jr. • Hnrry Taylor . (VoCe fqr One> ' 1- CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY— FOR n one mill tnx on rcnl nnd personal property lo be used for maintenance of R public library. AGAINST r. one mill t,nx on rcnl nnd personal properly to be used for ninliiiciinnce ot a public city labrary. ORDNANCE NO~iJ(7~— TOR annexation of territory proposed by Ordinance Nn. 4H7 AGAINST Eiuncxntlon ol territory plO]Xi.sect by Ordinnilce No. -487 INITIATED ORDINANCE No 1— AN INITIATED ORDINANCE TO BE ENTITLED "AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE TRAFFIC AND REGULATING THE USE OP PUBLIC STREETS AND HIGHWAYS IN THE CITY OF BLYTHE- VfLLE. ARKANSAS, PRESCRIBING REGULATIONS RELATIVE TO THE PARKING OP VEHICLES UPON SUCH PUBLIC STREETS AND HIGHWAYS: , DVIDING FOR THE INSTALLA'nON OPERATION. MAINTENANCE, SUPERVISION, REGULATION AND CONTROL OF THE USE OF survivors nmong the 10 passengers | PARKING METTERS DEFINING and four crewmen on Ihe British AND PROVIDING FOR THE ES- plane, British authorities said the (TAj^ISHMENT OF PARKING two planes went down about nvc miles northwest of Gnlow Airfield, and Just ncros sthe border Inlo the Russian Zone of Germany. "The Information we have Is thnt the Russian fighter plane new ncross the bow of our plnnc ns It wns nbout to Innd," a British spokesman plane wns operated Blytheville High School FFA Chapter Wins' District Sweepstakes Honors Three Tie for Kirst Three olhcr judging teams The niylheville High > School FFA medals ns Chnpter of Ihe Fulure Farmers of America won first plnce sweepstakes honors nt District FFA Federation meeting held in Jonesboro Fridny nnd Saturday. It was announced today by Freeman Robinson, chapter director. Tlie Blylheville Chapter entered teams In six of the various conte.sU; winning one first place, two second places and one fourth place with complete results of two of the con- tcsls still un-nnnounccd Teams from more lhan 50 schools of the district were entered In the contests, Mr. Robinson said, the argest number ever to participate n a ditrlct niecl. This was the first time In the, 23-year hl.slory of Ihe Blythcvili? Chapter Dial H Im won swecp- sleaks honors In district compctit- 'on. The chnplcr was awnrdcd a ,-ii-ge FFA plaque ax sweepstakes prize. The Blytheville chapter was organized In 1D2S. The BlythevlDe chapter's only 'irst place was won by Its poultrv judging team which was composed of Gilbert nijher and Hownrrl Rob- J1S8 inson. Both boys received small tied for first place in the competition but In the final drawings were a- wardcd second-place prizes. They were the geiicrnl livestock Judging team, composed of Jamc.s Wimberlcy, James Gentry and Clifton Wlxson; dairy judging team, composed of Clinton Abbott, Buford Young nnd Mnx GUI ley and the poultry products JudRlng lea m composer! of Bu(- ord Young, nnd Gilbert Bishcr. Robert Crnfton represented the BlythevHle chapter In the public speaking contest and placed fourth in this event. He spoke on "Rural Electrification." METER ZONES UPON T1II3 PUBLIC STREETS AND HIGHWAYS- PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT THEREOF AND FOR THE SUPPLY OF PARTS THEREFOR EXCLUSIVELY FROM THE RECEIPTS OBTAINED FROM THE OPERATION OP PARKING METERS; PROVIDING FOR THE ENFORCEMENT IIF,REOF AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATION HEREOF." FOR Initiated Ordinance No. 1 AGAINST Initintcd Ordinance No. 1 .layrew lo Provide Cam John D. McDowell, chnlrmnn of Mrs. Paul Partciulled about three hours niter .she wns admitted lo the hospital here, she had burns all over her body Tlie elder Mrs. Pnrlon was badly "li lior nrms, nnd Irom down. Mrs. Oils Parlen nbout Ihe arms. D. C. lier-ln-ltiw of the fnUlly Kline Pnrlcn, said he be- hnd died because, of' the flumes she had drawn throat and lungs. Chllrt Has Narrow Escape Mrs. Pniil Pnrlcn's seven-month old daughter, who would ordinarily have Iwen at the Pnrlen home, had been Inkcn to tho home of her other grmidmolher, only a short time before the explosion. Mr. Pnrtcn snld the Parteii's had lived In the vicinity of Dell "o(f nnd on" for 40 years. He snld Ihcy hnd had Ihelr home burned once before, In 1039, when they were llv- lug In CMdeon, Mo. Thnt fire, lie snld, wns slnrled in another section of Die Ihree-fnmlly house, nnd Ihe Parlcn's wore nblc lo .save most o( tholr belonging.!. There nre nix children. The Pnrlcn's four-room tenant home Is located on Ihe Tnylor Free- ninn Inrm two and onc-hnlt miles Northwest of Dell. All that remained today of their home nn d household belongings were n'fhcs. Burned Clnthi-s Found at Pool The only signs ot life around the ruln.s of the home, found by a rc- Moving In to take Ui« plac* of the ntrlklng police- ,t AJewadri.. army units, Including armored »e- hiclw and tanks, fired Into tn« ' *' t * r •ecominchded that all ' Ind,o6r« after 7 pm. for the most part wer* with th* potJoe atrtktra. . ., .A check or hospitals late In th« d«y,«howed that 30 person* killed outright or died 6ftaJi Hospital authorities estimated' that minor (.asuaUteg would An" Into the hundreds, and perhaw^ icortf were' injured leriously. ' The troops first ifred Into th* * air, seeking to intimidate the rioters. Then they had to lower their guns and fire Into the human mn.sse.5. The f (rat contingent of troops sent into action was reinforced quickly. Tha bjoodlest fight- Ing rngeri In and around Mohamed Aly Square. Parade Planned As B.yrheville's Army Day Feature Observance here of Army Day will porlcr this morning wcnfWojf, «et under way at 3:30 p.m. tomcr- whlcii 'answered lo Ihe nnme of row Wltn a n>otor parade by Oom-- Blylheville's, National "Red" and a small chicken, evidently a pet of the Pnrlen family. The dog wns found nenr the ruins apparently awaiting the return ol his master. In the sirmll pond al Ihc renr of the home, the reporter found remnants ol clothing, torn from the two women ns they attempted to extinguish lire in their clolhc.s. A 13.12 Chevrolet linlf-lon truck, wns parked beside the house when Ihe lire struck. H too, wns destroyed. The Pnrlcn tnmlly hnd moved Into their 111-fnled home last January, coming there from Lepnnlo. however, Ihey land lived In other nrcns around Dell before. Funeral services for Mrs. Parlen were concluded at 3 o'clock this afternoon in Marked Tree. The Cobb Funeral Hwne of Blylhevllle was in charge. In addition lo her husband and Hie Junior Chamber of Commerce ! daughter she Is survived by her par- Pumir. AUnirs Committee, loday | cnls, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Harstticld announced two telephone numbers to be cnllert by voters seeking 'rnnsportntion to the polls In the of Lcpnnto; and fivfe half-brothers, Alvic nntt Leslie Hartslicld of Memphis, Mack Mashbiirn of Osceola, cinud Hnruslicld of Mnrked Tree ' municipal election tomorrow. ,Jr' e n " mbers nrc Mr - McDowells : nnd RobtrlTlashburn o'f'Lcpauio.' 3706, and Jimmte Edward's, 2487. j . Mr. Edwards Is president ot the Junior Chamber of Commerce The Jnycce Public Affairs Committee Is nrrnnging transportation lo Ihc polls tor voters who have no way lo get' lo them a.s part of the "Get Out the Vote" drive launched by the club. This drive, the coi ._ Herntcd (rxiny. has been launched C. of C. to Get Data On Community Development Plan ^ d £v ^ =^L.^- r-^-s-r-as oleK- ir> iiinVii.i " ih""i "--i program proposed by (tie Arkansas AS B-Mk^r^l 23S1 ^,-^SZ. toTT puny M, Gunrd Unit. The will b* followed by »n open house at the Armory which will con- llnue until ID p.m. U.S. and foreign nrmy equipment will be on exhibition then. A free dance given oy Company M will follow at the Armory. Capt. Robert Reeder, commanding officer of Company M, said today he has received information from the adjutant-general's office In Little Rock stating that the selective service resolution pending In Congress stipulates that National GiiRrdsmen will not be required to register lor a draft. Gov. Ben Laney has issued a proclamation declaring tomorrow to be "Army Day In Arkansas." Doctor's Illness Delays Trachoma Clinic Her* The Thachoma clinic which WM scheduled to be held In Blytheville on Thursday has been delayed because of Illness of the examining physician. Dr. K. W. Cosgrove, of Little Rock. Mrs. Annabel Fill, Mississippi County Health Nurse, received word Saturday Dr. Cosgrove was in the hospital and could not conduct th« clinic as originally planed. Mrs. Fill said that no date for lh« clinic could be .s«t until further word was received from Dr. Cosgrove. alfalrs of the city government. The Junior Chamber of Commerce has no political Intcresls in Ihe city Issues lo be decided or candidates to be elected. The two judging coiuesl.s yet toj It Is also planned bv Ihe com- ' llfOrH fwxrrt f>«-/v tl,- »,.11. -.. J I........ ._ .. ..'* .. ' I- 1 "" henrd from are the milk and ' nilltee meat products, Mr. Robinson snid.' Only the first three plnce winners wore announced at the final session .Saturday night, wilh other winners lo be notified by mail. Representing Blythcville in these conlests were James Wlmbcrley, Clinton Abbolt and Max Gurley, as the milk judging team and Ira Koonce, Cal Gossett and Robert May Crafton, In the meat judging events. July lo continue the "Get Out Ihe Vote" drive through the Democratic primaries July 27 and Aug. 10 and the state and national elections Nov. i. Soybeans trrkt* r.o.b. Chiron) open high loir 369 370 369 1:30 370 XOo New York Stocks Anaconda Copper Chrysler Gen Gen Montgomery Ward Electric Motors nl a special meeting of the Blytheville Chamber's Board of Directors. Co-ordihator of the program, Mr. I Beth Slee ' Tuohey l s expected to outline (he "' " Plan, started in co-operation wilh the Arkansas Resources and Development Commission to develop the state by starting on a community level. Mr. Tiioliey also Is expected to begin organization of clinics here lo dctemnine what Blylhevillt needs and wants In the way of community development. Results of the clinic.5 held here «nd In other Arknnscs cities will ba correlated on a state-wide level by the tponsoilng oi-gwiutioiu. t P,M. STOCKS: N Y Int HarvesUr. North Am Aviation Republic Steel ..-,. Radio Socony Vacuum ., Stiidebaker : Standard of N-J ... Tex»» Corp .....,., Packard , ',...,..,, JUS K 3-4 3« 5-«i» 7-8 3«3-4 55 7-» K 3-4 14 l-» N 3-4 It I-* 2« 3-«.10 > '•; 17 4 i 1* 1-4 .It J-4 M 5-» 74

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