The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 20, 1953 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 20, 1953
Page 14
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PAGE FOURTEEN (AKK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, APRIL 10, 10M U.N. Troops Tell Of Reds'Attempt To Convert Them Some Say Treatment 'Fairly Well' but Propaganda Strong (Continued from Page I) started In 1951 was unbelievably poor. When the peace negotiations started, treatment got better. "I refer in particular to food, housing, clothing and the conditions under which men were forced to travel and march. •'It certainly feels wonderful to be a free man again." He said that the Communist treatment also varied with the pro- press shown by the armistice negotiations. He is listed as a pleurisy patient. He said priqj- to the armistice negotiations the "Chinese had a political indoctrination course that was required attendance up lo the beginning of 1,952." Then the Reds suddenly dropped It. He said officers and enlisted prisoners were segregated in Communist camps and the Reds made a bigger effort to indoctrinate the enUsted men. He said Allied enlisted personm generally received better treatmen 'than captured officers but would be hard to say how in very few minutes." Jones was captured when hi regiment was cut off. He said the morale of the officer held by the Communists was stil quite good. "I saw a certain amount of Rus sian civilian personnel" in North Korea, he said. On the attempt of the Commu nists to teach politics in the prison camps, Medina said the Commu nlfts had classes for the POWs "almost every day. Lately, thcj have—you know—lessened down.' Pvt. David Ludlum of Ft. Wayne lad., said that for three or four months attendance was required at classes in communism. Qutside the tent where the former captives were interviewee there was considerable tension n emotion as the first soldiers arrived by ambulance. Assault, Traffic Cases Are Heard Two drunken driving charges am an assault with deadly weapon charge topped the 'docket In nicipal Court today. C. H. Redman and Cecil Gurnou pleaded guilty to driving while Intoxicated and each received fines of S100 and costs and one-day jai sentences. Gurnow was granted an appeal with bond set at $150. Sarah O'Danlel entered a plea of guilty to assault with a deadly weapon. The case was continued ;itil Saturday. Two petit larceny charges were called during the session. Campbell Smith pleaded not guilty and his case was continued to Saturday. Nathaniel Bealer, charged with the theft of $31 cash from Dorothy Mae Pugs, was discharged after the court flund him not guilty. On a speeding charge. Billie Bratton forfeited bond of $10. Church to Moid Spaghetti Dinner si. Stephen's Episcopal Church will hold its annual spaghetti dinner at tile Junior Cimmber of Commerce Clubhouse Thursday. The spaghetti dinners will lie served both at noon and at night •—from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and again from 5 until 7 p.m. An all-congregation affair. It Is being directed by a committee of Woman's Auxiliary nnrt Men's Club .members. Tickets are being sold by church members. Grade School Supervisor Talks To Negro Group Miss Winnie Virgil Turner, elementary school supervisor here spoke on education responsibility at a meeting last night at the Bethel AMK Church. Miss Turner spoke on the educational responsibility demanded by modern civilization from individual, family, group and national standpoints. She was introduced by Leo Jerters. principal of Harrison Hteh School. Carrie B. White, instructor at Harrison, gave a welcoming address. Expressing appreciation for Miss Turner's talk were Dr. W. M. H. Quinn presiding elder of the Jonesboro district of the AME Church; Rev. D c. Harbor of the Negro interdenominational Ministerial Alliance; Robert Wiley, principal of Robinson Grade School; A. Z Sawyer, elementary school teacher; and Bessie Ivy, principal of Elm Street School. Rev, Thomas J. Brown, pastor of Bethel AME 'liurch, presided. Commodity And Stock Markets- Ntw York Cotton Open High Low May 3322 3322 3315 July 3337 3340 3335 Oct 3347 3349 3344 DCC 3353 3356 3350 Obituaries 1:15 331 3338 3344 3351 N«w Orleans Cotton Open High Low May 3315 3315 3310 July 3334 3335 ! 3332 Oct 33-18 3346 3346 Dec 3354 3354 3349 Chicago Wheat Open HiRh Low 1:15 May 218'4 218 1 ! 217*i 217'% July .... 221% 221V1 220% 220H 1:15 3313 3334 3346 3351 Chicago Corn May July Open 158", 161 V, High 158% 162 Soybeans Open May July Sept Nov . . 305' . 301 283 273 H High 30(!'i 302', 283--; 274'4 Low 158 M. 161'i Low 305 'A 301 282 '.. 273 1.15 30(1>.', 302 283 "4 274'1 DRAFT (Continued from Page 1) Dell. Negroes leaving today were Ever- :tt Woodard. Jr., of Chicago. 111., nd Gene Trumblc of Blytheville. Miss Saliba requested that any- •nc knowing the whereabouts of iln<k Welton Drinkard of. Blythe- ille, or Jimmie Bnwnmn, Negro, of Clarksdnle, Miss., contact the draft oartl here as they are delinquent nrl will be reported to federal nu- lorilies within the next few clays. 155 3-i 72 5-8 33 51 1-4 78 116 69 61 1-8 63 1-4 20 7-8 30 1-8 60 47 7-8 26 33 3-4 35 1-8 7U 1-4 53 1-8 5(1 1-2 38 3-4 N«w York Stocks \ T and T Amer Tobacco ... Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Oen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N y Central Int Harvester ... J C Penney Republic Sted ... Radio Socony Vacuum .. Studebaker Standard of N J . Texas Corp Sears U S Steel Livesfock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI (/n—(USDA)—Hogs 12,500; active, weights 180 Ibs up 25 to 35 higher than Friday's average; lighter weights 25 to 50 higher; sows steady to 25 higher; bulk choice 180-230 Ibs 22.75-23.00; several loads mostly uniform choice No.s 1 and 2 23.10: one load 23.15: most 240-270 Ibs 22.00-75; 160-170 Ibs 21.25-22.75: 120-140 Ibs 18.2520.50: sows 400 Ibs down 20.2521.00; heavier sows 18.50 - 20.00; boars 14.00-16.00. Cattle 6,000, calves 000; moderately active demand for steers, leifers and cows, with some early sales fully steady to strong; high- asking prices delaying trade somewhat; bulls and vealers steady; few good and choice steers and mixed butcher yearlings 19.50 21.75; utility and commericial cows 13.50 15.50. Rites Conducted For P. D. Foster Services Arc Held Here with Burial In Memphis Cemetery Services for P. D. Poster, Blytheville farm commodity distributor, were conducted at 10 o'clock this morning at First Methodist Church by the Rev. Roy I. Bagley. Burial was in Memorial Park, Memphis, at 2 o'clock this afternoon. Active pallbearers included Samuel F. Morris, Jack c. Owen, R. A. nettle. A. B. Smith, w. J. Pollard, Shelburne Brewer, Keith Bilbrey and John Caudill. Honorary pallbearers were H. W. Wylic, Rodney Banister, Edgar Borum, E. M. Regenold, Doyle Henderson, Dr. I. R. Johnson, G. G. Cau:»!!, J. C. Ellis, A. B. Reese, Riley B. Jones; P. W. Whitner,.E. A. Stacy, Ar- 'Imr Vance, E. A. Rice, W. S. Johnston, E. B. Gee and Elbert Johnson all of Blytheville; C. W. Hoover, Victoria; Thomas Moore. Scott, Miss.; o. H. Acorn, Warden, Mo.; and J, D. Peele, Greenville., Here for the funeral were Mrs. Fred Steadman, Vlctorviiie, Calif.; Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Hutson andj children. Little Rock; Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Evers, Belzonl. Miss.; Mrs. Margaret Creswell and daughter, Mrs. Hack Stewart. Jackson, Miss.; Baxter and Charles Maxwell, Belzoni; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Corbin and Miss Joy Corbin, Slkcsum, Mo.; Mrs. Lee Hutchison, Denver, Colo.; Mr. and Mrs. Christ Houston and Church Stallings, Memphis; John Davis, Mr. and Mrs. Heathman, Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Peele, Mrs. daught«ri, Mrs. Ora Leo Summers of Dexter, Mo., Mrs. Etta Bella and Mrs. Virginia Adams of Ely thevllle, Mrs. Ethel Dunn of Lll- born. Mo., and Mrs. Faye Summers of Memphis; Two sons, B. P. Elder Jr., and Charles Elder both of BlythevllJc; three sisters. Mrs.Zettt Wilson of Ripley, Tcnn., Mrs. Hcttle Kerley of Memphis and Mrs. Lorene Chitman of Kennett. Mo.; 34 grandchildren and five great- grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Isaac Langley Joe Wicker, Jack Hood, A. C. Thomas, Hiram Austin and Troy Duvall. Former Steele Resident Dies STEELE, Mo.-Services for Mrs G. T. Brown of Athens, Tenn., formerly of Steele. will be conducted at the Robert Evans Funeral Home in Athens at 10 a.m. tomorrow. Mrs. Brown, mother of Harry C., J. P. and c. A. Brown of Steele, died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Morris Brown, in Athens yesterday. She was 77. Other survivors include two sons, R. C. Brown of Gtirley, Ala., and J. A. Brown of Kingston, Tenn.; and five daughters, Mrs. B. Rouden of Virginia, Mrs. D. P. Edgemon and Mrs. Pinley Taylor of Athens, Mrs. Kim Edgemon of Erie. Tenn., and Mrs. Jack Grubbs of Decatur, Tenn. HUMPHREY (Continued from Page 1) scale of living. We can have a stronger economy based on sounder fundamental conditions than we have known in many years." The first step in preserving the nation's economic strength, he said, is "to achieve a sound currency." West Point. Miss.; Thomas Moore, Scott, Miss.; Mrs. Thomas Gammill, Cleveland. Miss. Cobb Funeral Home was In charge. Rites Conducted For Ben F. Elder Services for Ben Franklin Eider, 73. of South First Street, were conducted this morning in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Di.vid McPeake. pastor of the Trinity Baptist Church. E,urial was in the Dopu'ood Cemetary. Mr. Elder, a retircil salesman, died at his home Saturday fol- lo-nr[T jri illness of three years. Born in Ripley, Tenn-, he had resided in Blytheville most of hi? life. He is survived by his wife. Mrs Mamie Elder of Blytheville: five John Payne Wins 3rd In 4-H Calf Contest Third place winner in the 4-H at Osceola Satur- .yne, son of Mr. and Blytheville. Rt..2. ictly identified as in the Courier News John Lutes Saturday. ROW LIST Broken Flue Starts Fire A broken flue caused fire at the residence of Chester Buraham 1906 West Vine yesterday morning. Fire Chief Roy Head reported. The blaze burned the wall near the flue and did some damage to the attic, he said. With the Courts CIRCUIT— (Civil Division) I. E. Parkhurst vs. J. W. Lovelady, suit on note. <Contlnued from Page I) Mrs. Olga E. Plnkaton, Jacksonville, N. C. First Lt. Roy M. Jones, 002033912, Minneapolis, Minn. Father: Roy P. Jones, 4414 Curre Ave., Minneapolis. M. Sgt. Robert W. Shaw, RA67- 03157, Vancouver, Wash. Pvt. Louis A. Humphrey, 1260301, U. S. Marine Corps, Tuscaloosa. Ala. Father: J. p. Humphrey, Route 1, Cottond'ale, Ala. Pvt. William R. Brock, RA14396- 479, Rome, Ga. Mother: Effie Mae Brock, 55-A Blanche Ave., Rome. M. Sgt. Walter McCollum, RA- 34025503, Lake Charles, La. Father: Elwell McCollum, 21 E. BeWen St Lake Charles. Pfo. John L. Robinson, RA153- 78372, Willard. Ky. Father: Buel Robmson, Willard. Pvt. Jesse Robertson. HA 16382988 Montgomery, Ala. Dncle: Warren Robertson, 3025 Goode St., Montgomery. Pfc. Marvin L. Brown, RA18397- 179. Oklahoma City. Mother Faye Scibles, 505 NE Fifth St., Oklahoma City. Alberto Baez Pizarro, 1210521, Rio Piere. Puerto Rico. Pfc. Herman Smith, ER57204296, Mousie, Ky. Mother: Mrs. Bettie Smith, Mousie. Sgt. Gerald Neighbors. RA1831- 5846, Hereford, Tex. Next of kin: Shirley Neighbors, Box, r-225 Avenue 1. Hereford. Pvt. Epifanio Cordero-Romos, US50109518, Barceloneta, Puerto Rico. Sfc. Robert Lee. HA7030656 Soute 1, Folco, Ala. Wife: Mrs. Mary L. Lee, Route 1 Folco. 'Postal Guide shows as Folev Ala.) Pfo. William H. Hinkle, RA15274- 008, Clintonville, W. Va. Father: Amos Hinkle, Clintonville. Sgt. Odie Lawlsy, RA6365221, Medicine Park, Otia. Wife: Mrs! May Belle Lawley, Box 2\ Medicine Park. Pfc. Paul F. Schnur, RA19291229, San Francisco. Mother: Ida, Marie Schnur, Jones St., San Francisco. (Non-Koreans other than Ameri- ans include 12 British, 4 Turks and 1 each from Canada, South Africa, The Philippines and Greece.) Wilson FFA Boys Have Annual Father-Son Banquet and Party WILSON — The Wilson High School Future Farmers of America chapter entertained with its annual father-son banquet Friday night. Seventy-five persons. Including members, fathers and guests attended the affair that was given In the school cafeteria. Officers of the FFA Chapter were in charge of the opening ceremonies and D. B. Bledsoe gave the invocation. others appearing on the program Billy Jennings of Marked Tree, president of the state FPA. and Bill Thompson, president of the local chapter. Miss Peggy Young of purdette, Federation sweetheart, entertained with two vocal numbers She was presented a necklace from, the Wilson chapter by Bob Douglas. . . • Mlos LaqulU Ayers. clmptor sweetheart, was presented a neck* lace by John Cash. '_ Superintendent Phillip J. Deer was presented a pin by T. J. Mci Afee FF£ officers closed the meeting, They are Bill Thompson, president; Bob Douglas, vice-president; T. 3. McAfee, secretary, Lindsay Chandler, treasurer; John Cash, reporter- and Howard Lynn Clssell, sentinel. Preparation of • food was under supervision of Mrs. Davie home economics instructor. was served by the home economics girls. Calvary Baptist Plans Revival Fifth Graders Visit Museum at Nodena Central School fifth grade students visited the Nodena Museum Friday in connection with their studies ol Arkansas History. After viewing Indian relics and mound-builders displays, the students had a picnic lunch on the levee at Nodena. 'Mrs. Rex Warren and Miss Sunshine Swift, fifth grade teachers, and 12 mothers of students accompanied the youngsters. A two-week series of revival services will be conducted at Calvary Baptist Church here beginning Sunday, it was announced today. The Rev. J. H. Melton, who this week became the new pastor of the church, will deliver the revival service sermons. Hubert Polsgrove will lead singing at these services, which will be concluded April 10. Preceding this revival will be cottage prayer meetings at 7:30 each night this week-except Wednesday in homes of various members. Vernon Boyd will be in charge of -,rans- portation facilities to these meet- Ings. Following is the schedule of the cottage prayer metings: Tonight — Mr. and Mrs. James Carter, 1709 Walnut; Mr. and Mrs. John Sparks, 1409 Chickasawba;.Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Atkins, 1517 Ash; Mr. and Mrs; H. J. Fondren. 308 South 17th; Mrs. Carra Pruitt, 2212 Carolyn; Mr. and Mrs. Leon Robertson, 514 Northwest Parkway; Mr. and Mrs. Bob Coleman, 9C9 Anderson; Mr. and Mrs. James Glenn, 408 South Franklin. Tomorrow — Mr. and Mrs. Hubert Polsgrove, 118 Willow; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Wade, 1600 Chickasawba; Mr. and Mrs. B. L. Vastbinder, 1913 West Ash; Mr.< and Mrs. Neal Geurian, 1908 West Vine; Mr. and Mrs. Charles Lipford, 2145 Marguerite: Mr. and Mrs. Henry McCain, 528 East Rose; Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Christian, 611 West Ash; Mr .and Mrs. Charles Riggins, 511 South Franklin. Thursday — Mr. and Mrs. Claude Rowland, 1218 Holly; Miss Ellen Moore, 1129 Willow; Mr. and Mrs. Herman May, 2335 Marguerite; Mr. and Mrs. Preston Thorn, 200j W. Sycamore; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Atia- way, 1519 West Ash; Mr. and Mrs. John Anderson, 608 East Davis; Mr. and Mrs. Jack Vowell, 315 South First; Mr. and Mrs. Eric Hall, 638 Lake. • Friday — Mr. and Mrs. T. O. Hopper, 833 Anderson; Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Hudson, 112 East Moultrie; Mr. and Mrs. P. F. Miller, 908 Lilly; William Haynes, 1523 West Ash; Miss Cleo Bradley, 1712 West Vine; Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Boyd. 2323 Carolyn; Mrs. Zula Linsman, 1142 Willow; Mr. and Mrs. Jim Ross, 1701 West Walnut. On Wednesday night, the regular mid-week prayer service will be conducted at the church.'An all- night prayer meeting will be held at the church Saturday night. Negro Deaths Major Stokes ..- Services for Major Stokes, 71. who died at his home in Armorel yesterday morning, will be conducted at 1 p.m. tomorrow at St. Paul's Baptist Church by Rev. w; J. Johnson. Burial will be in Carr Chapel Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Amanda Stokes, and one sister. Home Funeral Home is In charge. by Felix Carney While color TV is still a few years from your Jiving room, with substantial problems of cost and production still to be ironed out when one system finally is adopted, the actual transmission of color TV is already practicable. The coronation of Queen Elizabeth will be telecast in color in Great Britain this summer, using the new Lawrence color video tube developed here in America. The color telecast will be received in hospitals and other public places on special sets. Speaking of new TV de-; velopments, there's a report: that four engineers in the 1 Hollywood branch of one of i the ma.ior networks h a v e • beer, working on a device that will create the third-dimensional illusion on television via an inexpensive adapter. A few days ago (hey called in the network's big brass and showed them the results of j their efforts . . . and the big- ! wigs are very excited over the j secret process. Funniest of recent TV incidents occurred when the announcer on a program sponsored by a beer company of- i fered a guest a glass of't h e ; lager and the guest replied: j "Have you got a g 1 a s s of | malted milk instead?" Another news item . . . we hear '• that Dagmar, who hasn't been seen much on TV this year, may become emcee of a givp- nway program. Our service sntcialists don't have (o guess ; the answer to your TV service • problem . . . They have t h e modern testing equipment and ; the experience to know what's wrong, so call us for qualified s e r v i c e. BLYTHKVTU K SALES CO., 109 E. Main St. Phone 3616. Get rid of your old Garbage Can wiib Automatic Natural Gas Incineration In (his enlightened age, what's more obsolete than a smelly old fly-breeding garbage can. Why put up with it when there's a clean, practical, work-saving way to replace it. Get rid of your old garbage can with Automatic Gas Incineration. Ark-Mo Power Co. - Will Smith Services for Will Smlth,74, who died at the home of his son in Grand P.aplds, Mich., will be at :ioon Wednesday in St Luke's Bap- ;ist Church by Rev. T. J. Green. -, Burial will be In Burton's Spur Cemetary. . Survivors include one broter, Tommy Smith; four'sons, L, W, ind John W. Smith, uoth of Grand "Rapids, John Henry Smith of Chicago and Nath Smith of Blythevilla* and one daughter.Annie Bell Smith, Wcago. Home Funeral Home is In charge. Regular $54.95 Zenith FM-AM RADIO With fiie Purchase oi Any 21" Zenith TV Set now in stock! This Offer Good through April 30! Zenith 21" Table Mode The "Greenville" offers you a large 21" picture that is without peer. Mahogany-color Pyrox- ylin cabinet adds to the appearance of your living room. Powerful Zenith chassis gives sharp picture at all times. FRED CALLIHAN Phone2642 RADIO SERVICE Blytheville

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