The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 3, 1948 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 3, 1948
Page 12
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1»A01 TWILTO BLYTHEYTLLH (ARK.)' Missourian Dies Of y let Wound Officer* Question " Sm<Mc» in Wolf Island Shooting ' CtUKUSSTON. Mo., May J. — Jura Dougal Ringo of Wolf Is- Isjid, Mo., died at 51:30 yesterday !n • Cairo, 111., hospital of a pistol wound »utiered Saturday afternoon at Wolf Island. V.Pollct are hplding Eugene Bell, *», also of wo)/ Island, for Jnvcs- ti«*Uon of the fatal shooting. Offi- 6*n said Bell, who on two occasions his been committed to a mental Institution, suddenly went berserk Saturday and fired the fatal bullet. Mr. Ringo was wounded in tin left temple. Services will be held at' the First Baptist Church here Monday at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Connelly SoolL and the Rev. A. B. Cooper officiating. Burial will be in Odd Fel. lows Cemetery here. -•"Mr. Ringo, who was 35, was associated with his father In business at Wolf Island, N "' He leaves his parents, Mr. and :Mr». Lindssy C. Rlngo of Charleston; his wile, Mrs. Wilcne Rlngo; 8- son, Lindsay Rlngo; a daughter 7 Linda Due Ringo. all of Wolf Island; a slilcr,, Mrs. J. W. McThcc- ters Jr. of Poplur Bluff. Congress Nomes 'Watchdogs' for Relief Program ••••••SH^K'^BBM'^lM^HH^HV t« ;-•—"- » -— —-_rL— Under the chairmanship of Sen. Styles Bridges, New Hampshire will 'watchdog" Hie Eurojwan JWcovery Program. THey are, standing, left, to ' right, Rev. Clarence Cannon . , , , rg, ev. larence Cannon (p., Mo.), and Rep. John Voiys (B., O). Seated, left to right, are' Sen. Tom Connally (ID Tex)- Sen Pal Mcc.nrra.1 (D.. Nev.); Sen. H. Alexander Smith <R.,N. J.)j Bridges; Rep. John Tuber (R • tf'. Y ) and Sen. Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. (B., Mass.). Two members aliasing from the picture are Rc'p Sol Bloom (D., N. Y.), and Bep. James Fulton (B., Pa.).— (NBA Teleuhoto). ' Blythville Couple Attends Flight Officer's Funeral Mr. and Mrs. E. R. Jones, 211 North Second Street, returned last night Irom Louisville, Ky., wlicic they attended funeral services ' for Plight Officer Jack D. Wagner, who WM killed five years ago in an • aviation accident in Havana, Cuba. He received his training In the ' Air Corps at ths Air Base here tuicl v married the former Miss Peggie • Jones, now Mrs. William Scely jl : Memphis, and also is survived by a .daughter, Jackie Wagner. . Burial was In the national ceme- r tery in Louisville. The funeral see\ Ykes were conducted Friday. Mr. > *nd Mrs. Jones went to Memphis to accompany their daughter, and ' granddaughter to Louisville. Plight Officer Wagner was living in St. • Louie when, he entered the service. ' Hta body was among those Worll . War II dead being returned to the . states for rebuttal. Emph Contest Puts asis on Safe Driving The second annual safe driving contest for teen-nee boys and girls sponsored by the Associated Transportation Glut), a national organization, In co-operation with the state Iiollcc of various states, will be held in Arkansas In June, it was announced today by State Policeman Clarence E. Montgomery, of Blythe- Offlcer Montgomery stated that Hie contest Is open to every byo and Birl between 14 nnd 20 who Is a licensed driver. Application forms for entry in the contest are now being distributed by members of the State Police, he said, and boys and girls In Mississippi county may obtain the entry' forms from any of Mrs. Loggias' Mother DMI in Yell County JMneraJ services for Mrs. J. 1* • I'rancis, 76, mother of Mrs. H. L. Ijonins of . BIytheville, were conducted in the Reed Funeral Home a* Morrilton, yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Francis died at the home of lur daughter, Mrs. W. C. Landers In Danville. Saturday, alter an illness of several days. Mrs- Francis WM born in Dum• trees, Scotland, but came to this •ouetry while young, sne If the widow of J. L. ftancis. He died three years ago. Mrs. Francis Is sunrlfed by two daughters, Mrs. Laodtre and Mrt. Loggins;<one shier, Mrs. J. D. Boatner of Port Arthur, TM.; and two brothers, Jack Morrilton and W. W. Irv- of Oklahoma City, Okla. McGroth Terms Southern Revolt Differing Opinion WASHINGTON, May 3. (UP) — Democratic National "chairman J. Howard McGrath regaids Southern (H.^atisfaction with President Truman's civil rights program 'as H 'difference of opinion rather than a.revolt. "There Is no revolt, there never was," McGrath said In a broadcast,. _. _ „., ,„„„. yesterday. 'There have been dif- ] ber of the home economics staff! lerences of opinion, and some dif- ' " Terences of nterpretation. But isn't that a good sign? \ "How do \vc ever in this country gel to the roots of a problem unless we han-c differences, air them In public and reach sensible, deal conclusions?" Miss Guard to Instruct Beginners Sewing Course Miss Molly Guard, who is one of' the Home Economics Instructors' at BIytheville High school, wllf In- ! struct a free beginners course in sewing for adults in the Home Eco- I nomlcs Cottage beginning tomorrow. Tills course Is for beginners and' those who are interested in taking it should 'contact Miss Guard at the cottage tomorrow afternoon at 3:30 o'clock. A course was 'conducted recently by Mrs. A. E. Caldwell, other member of the home economics staff at the high school, for pupils who had had some previous instruction in sewing. Murray's Talk Enlighten , Strike Scene By United Fret* Industry and labor looked to an address tonight by CIO President Philip Murray for a possible clue on whether CIO unions favor a big push for a third round of wage Increases, Murray will deliver a nationwide radio broadcast at 7:30 CST on issues In the steel wage dispute. Observers believed he might reveal what CIO unions will do In their efforts for another round of wage increases, the third since the war. Other highlights In the labor picture today included: 1. Government efforts to settle a threatened walkout, by about 150,000 railroad workers, engineers, firemen, and switchmen, which would cripple rail transportation. May 11 lias been sent /or their walkout unless a 30 per cent wage Increase and some working ru les changes are granted. 2. Unrest In packing centers where the CJO Packinghouse Workers arc in the 8th week of a strike against major packers, seeking to enforce demands for hourly wage increase. Cotton Btlt Aout* Names Now Central Agint Hero Chartes w. Baker formerly eom- merlcal agent for the Cotton Belt Rout« at Port Worth, Tex., hss been appointed general agent at Blythe- vllle to succeed W. L. Roper, who was transferred to Chattanooga, Term., It was announced today, Mr. Baker began his railroad career with th« Cotton Belt as a messenger In St. Louis in 1935 and has served as clerk, stenographer, and commerical agent prior to this new appointment. He Is a veteran of two and one-half years service in the Navy. 3. Strike threats in the electrical equipment industry. +. A strike date of May 12, by toe CIO United Automobile Workers against Chrysler corporation, where a walkout would idle about 75.000. 5. A strike vote in the oil Industry. O. A. Knight, president oj the CIO Oil Workers International said that 31 'locals have voted to strike against Sinclair Oil Company In support of wage demands on July 1, when the present contract with the company expires. 6. Indications of a walkout threat In the ocean shipping Industry. The National Maritime Union was taking a nationwide strike vote to see whether its members will strike to 29-cent enforce wage demands. and working rules m any o Reserve Officers Cancel the^three state patrolmen stationed Date f of May Meeting The contest was held for the first time last year. Winners In the va- tlon with the tion Show. rious slate police districts will vie for atate honors with the state winner to be entered In the national finals to be held In Memphis during the week of June 21 In connec- annual Trnnsporta- Prizcs will be awarded to district and state winners and the national winner will be awarded a 1849 rord car, officer Montgomery said. The deadl nlcfor filing entry blanks in the district and state contests Is May 15, he said. Entry blanks should be mailed to the Safety Division, Department of Arkansas State Police In Little Rock. AX Head to Address MtMeo High Graduates Dr. W. J. Edens, president of Ar- ksasts. State College at Jonesboro, wiH delayer the commencement ail- drus at graduation exercises May t at Mississippi County. High School at West Ridge. ' Included In a series of a commencement addresses scheduled by Dr. Edens are his appearances at graduation exerciser at Strawberry April 28. Stanford High School in Green County April 30, and" Brags City, Mo., May 13. Revival Opens Tonight At Half Moon Church The Rev. H. O. Harrison will ie the speaker for the revival opening tonight at the Half Moon Anomaly of God Church, the Rev. Martin Regean, pastor announced today. Services will be held each night at 7:30 until the revival closes May Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, May a. tUPJ—(USDA) — Livestock: Hog receipts 19.500; all salable as compared with 11,000 last Monday. Fairly active, barrows and gilt's -steady to 25c lower than Fridays average; sows, steady to higher. Bulk cood and choice no to 220 Ibs., $21-$21.25; top, JU25; 230 to 2-10 Ibs. $20.50-$21; 240 to 210 Ibs SIO-$20.50; 270 to 300 Ibs.. $17 50- S19; 300 to 350 Ibs.. $I050-«I77S- 130 to 150 Ibii. Sn.15-$20; 100 to 120 Its., $14.75-$17; ;;s;o;vv;s, 450 Ibs down, JH.50-$I5 over 450 Ibs »13 - 25-S14.25. Stags, $11-513.25. Steers in liberal supply with about 45 loads offered. Opening trade fully steady on numerous loads good to low choice steers at $28.50-531; a few medium to low Rood. S27-S28; feeder steers up ta $27.50; heifers ami mixed yearlings also opened steady; good and choice. $26-530.50; common and medium $22-$27; approximately 30 per cent of run consists of cows; these opened slow, with early deals steady, but undertone easy. Balh. unchanged; medium to good kinds largely, S23-5H.25; vealers, $1 low; er; good and choice. $2G-$31.50; common and medium, S1G-536, The Reserve Officers Association meeting Ims been cancelled for this be held the second next month, Mr. month, L. G. Thompson, president, announced today. 'Hie regular meeting .will Tuesday of Thompson stated. The cancellation was due to a meeting planned for the 20-22 of this month in Little Rock, wfilch will replace the meeting originally scheduled for tomorrow night. Read Courier News Want Ads. Legionnaires Arranges Ladies' Night Program Members of the Dud bason Post 24 of the American Legion will observe "Ladies Nightfcat the meeting to be held In the Legion Hut tomorrow night. Wives and friends of all post members will he invited lo attend tomorrow night's meeting. A special "fun" program has been arranged and refreshments will be served. Man Outlives Doctor Who Warned Him of Short Lite WASHINGTON, May 3. (UP) — When Alfred Hcitmullcr was 24 years old, his doctor told him he would die within R year. Yesterday, Heltmuller celebrated his 89th birthday; The doctor died .years ago. . Display and Storage Cases Reach-In Refrigerators Freezers • Self Service Display Cases • Beverage Coolers • Market Coolers •**^ Williams Refrigeration Co. 116 Lilly St. Phone 4397 BIytheville, Ark. DO YOU KNOW the CORRECT ANSWER? ASK YOUR GROCER OR WATCH THIS PAPER FOR CLUES Soybeans Have Your Beans Cleaned Be/ore Planting! Our Cleaner Removes All Grass and Weed Seed Doyle Henderson Soybean Company Highway 61 So. Phont 2860 Infant it Buried Funeral services lor Junior South Oou«!as«, infant son at Mr, and Mrs. V. A. Douglass of the Half MONDAY, MAY S, 1948 Moon Community, were conducted at the Immanuel Baptist Church in Malt Moon this afternoon by th* »«v. A. M. Houston. Burial was la the Memorial park Cemetery. IT'S A POWERHOUSE OH WHEELS! •ir it's a Tractor Truck Tow Truck Mobile Power Unit It All Ads Up to a Sound Investment We at I'oolc Motor Company are indeed proud of (he work of the jeep in this ler- ritory of the scores of tou^h jobs H has accomplished as a mobile power unit. 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