The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 21, 1948 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 21, 1948
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FRIT)AY, MAY M, 1941 Baptists Name Dr. Robert Lee Memphis Minister Is Elected Head of Southern Convention By William .T. Fox U.S. Trift to Seizure ot 41 Citizen* BLYTHEVTT.I.B (ARK.V WASHINGTON, M»r 31.-<U|») -The United SUt« tried In id- vance to prevent the Lebanese t ov- ernment from removing u. a citizens from a vttee\ en route to Ptl- cstlne, State I>p»rtment o«ficuU» disclosed yesterday. The disclosure c»m« >ft«r the Lebanese government announced that 69 Zionists," including 41 - - .M» J Americans, were taken oil the (United Press Staff Correspondent) ! Marl »e Carp at Beirut and put In MEMPHIS. Tenu., May 21. (UPi— 1 concentration camps. * l*bane«e The 9Ist annual meeting. of the' 88 ' 1 * the y carled arm* and wer« Southern Baptist Convention was e " roule •« ''8>it for Israel. slated lo take up the controversial ,. Sute Department officials questions of Universal Military Training and President Trmnan's civil rights program here today. Last night the convention, with some 9.500 "messenger*" voting chose Dr. Robert G. Lee of Mem phis as president to succeed Dr Louie D. Newton ol Atlanta, who has served the last two terms. The Baptists were expected to adopt resolutions opposing UMT and taking a moderate, cautious stand on Civil rights. The Social Service Commission, reporting on civil rights in the South, was expected to tell the meeting that definite progress Is be- l"g made in Southern states In re Itai d ' „ - Department officials said they had no knowledge ot the seizure yet. But they said that, before the incident, the American minister ai Lebanon Intervened with the Lebanese government on behalf of Americans. House Action on Draft Bit! Delayed 'Till June 7 WASHINGTON, May 21, (UT>)_ Chairman Leo E. Allen of the House Rules Committee s«td yesterday that House consideration of the draft bill will be delayed urlll about June 1. The Illinois Republican made this statement after his committee privately discussed the question of speeding up hearing on the bill to no 10 racial problems. speeding up ncarlng on the bill to The commission drafted a report | draft me " lB-through-25 for two lilie CPIlprnl ^ynprim^ac- n,<n- ik.-4 \fATS. .. ....... ..,„ .JT^UHJ l.t rtl.t,UIIJ!?ll5Jl- Ing of Its own volition the objective, outlined by_Mr. Truman. manding the recall of Myron C. | Taylor. President Truman's ambas- Wins on First Ballot Tn the voting for convention presi- last nlfiht, Dr. Lee defeated Dr. John H. Buchanan of Birmingham, Ala., on the first ballot. Dr. Lee Is pastor of the Delleviie Baptist Church in Memphis the largest Baptist Church East of the Mississippi River. Dr. Buchanan is pastor of Birmingham's South Side Baptist Church. Dr Newton, pastor of Atlanta* Druid Hills Baptist Church, declined to have his name placed in nomination before the current session after serving as president during the past two terms. In other actions yesterday, the convention adopted a report de- sador to the Vatican. It also decided to hold Us 19« meeting at Oklahoma City, Okla beginning May 18 next, year Porter Bales of Tyler. Tex., wax elected first vice president and Maxes Yarman of Nashville, Tenii., was chosen second vice president. Walter Pope Binns. president nf William Jewell College at Liberty. Mo., was yesterdays principal speaker. He warned that there are "certain religious groups in America who are going to bring all posslWe pressure to bear upon the government to support their church-owned, schools." JheCHIROPRACTOR-and^ Healthy nerves and healthy spine give good health. Let Chiropractic restoraand maintain your health. Dr. Torsfen Lindquist Chiropractor GUARD BLDG. PHONE 3170 BLYTHEVILLE,ARK. KEWt , Does This Look Familiar? With thr Jews in control of H noiters the blasted ruins ot the Ufa, only deep-water port m 1'alcstti.e. n lineman i>;nrcl recon- c,ty. SlraicsiciilJi. located. Ho,f ; , marks one of (tic nnze :successes oi Jews in Ihe Palestine lifilitinR. *••«.= METHODISTS (Continued from P»je 1) Laymen's Day services were conducted tliis year than at any time in the history of the lay activities program. He also urged greater emphasis on a home lile program and efforts to secure closer relationship* between Ihe churches and the schools a s a foundation for a bc<- ter citizenship. Dr. William O'Donnell, chaplain of the Methodist Hospital in Memphis d:.scus«:d the work of the hospital and the service it rentiers tor the denomination in the field of medicine. J. S. M. Cannon of Little Rock superintendent of the Methodist Children's Home which serves both the North Arkansas mid LHUe Rock Conferences, told ol the building program which now is under way in Little Rock to give the church a new and modern program where homeless children can find an environment comparable to the best, in-homes which children can; be-reared .under the guidance of'Ohtistian parents. Mr. Cannon said that 'the Moth] odisls In the two conferences though their Christmas offcrii):! to the children's home have pro, videcl funds lor maintenance of the I old Home and at the same time j provided »69,0f» i n 1947 for the building fund, and another $50,030 dtlring the first six months of thi.5 year.- Youlh Camp Contract Awarded The Rev. E. H. Hall, pastor of the church in Leachville, who also is . superintendent o' the Wayland ' Springs Methodise Youth Cnmp, • near imbodeu, gave a report on de- j velopment at the camp. He said 1 the contract ha.s been awarded for a dining hall at the camp and that arrangements were being made for GUARD'S JEWELRY STORE opening of the camp I his Summer. Tlic Rev. Garland Taylor, pastor of tlie Methodist Church In Morrilton and conference director of evangelism, gave a report on' con- lerencc-v, idt activities in this field and the Rev. Ii.i A. [irumley. uraeil support of the program which calls for greater emphasis on church- sitonsuml daily ' vacation Biljle schools. Tile Melliodlsi Church at Lepanto was selected us host lor Ihe next District. Conference and the delegates nUcnding the Wilson nicet- itig. where the First Mcthrxltst Church nnd its pastor, the Rev. S. O. Patty \vcie Hosts .adopted a resolution expressing appreciation ol the six years of service by lh« Rev. Mr. GiUliii ns district siljjer- intcndcnt. He is serving his finnj year in this capacity and under chinch law must be given a new assignment, at the next session of the North Arkansas Conference. The churches in Mnnita and Osceola also submitted bids for tlw next district conference. The invitation from Manila was withdrawn and in the ballotiiiK Tyronza was selected over Cteceola by a. vote of 37 lo 33. Twn Ministers I.ld-nsnl The Wilson conference licensed C!iliord K King of Manila nnd John ,\f. Woston to preach, their lirst step tou-ard n lilc in (he ministry. The Rev. J. c. Risgins. supply jmslor now serving at Lake Ciiy, \vas recommended for admission to (lie North Arkansas Conference at its next, meeting. Accepted ns -supply pastors «'C« Mr. King nnd Paul Dean Davis both of Manila, H. L. Kobison of West Blychevilie Parish, n. II. Sykes of near Manila, niitj .six others from other counties in the district. The report on activities in (In Woman's Society of Christian Service was presented by Miss Mildren Osment, ot Jonesboro. district, secretary, she said the societies no«' have a membership of nearly 2.C03. The conference was attended by the superintendents of three other districts hi Hie North Arkansas Conference. Tliey arc: Helena thu Rev. Etlmn Dodson; PimiKOuld. thu Rev. E. Q. Williams; and Bnlesville the Rev. S. H. Willord, former pastor of First Clitiicli In Blylhevllle. At the mornine session the con- Icrcnce sermon was delivered by Ihe rtev. H. .1. Couchman, pastor ot the First Methodist Church In CMccola. An Inspirational menace was presented at the opening of the conference by the Hev. J. C. Hlgglm pnstor nt Lake City and Charles A.' Stuck of Jonesboro. district and conference lay leader. g/>ve a report on Ihe denomination's tniadvcmiial sessions held recently In Hanoi). Mass. Many Mrmlicrs Received The statistical reports compiled by the Rsv. Martin Blerlinim, pastor ai Manila and district secretary, showed Hint during the past six months the churches had received 230 new members on protra- sion of faith, 199 by transfer of their letters from other churchis and thnt enrollment In the church schools hn.s grown to 10.941. Pastors' sulailes during the slx- monlh period were »4'2.B41 and Ihiit other phnse.i or ll>c church financial programs were In excellent condilion. Of the $80,716 raised for buildlnx new churches. »lti,ooo was shown lor the FirM Church in Dlythcville, which hns plans for a new sanctuary. Other ot the larger B ums shown for churches in Mississippi Coun'.y included: Dycss-Whltten, $6.420; Kciscr-Vicloriu, J2.4C6; Munila, J'O,- COO; Osccoln, S17.568. Youth Says He Was Held on Ship 2 Years NKW YORK, Muy 21. — Ull>>_ All IB-j'nii'-olcl youth nskert police ycslordny to save him Horn » trump gimme,- an wliit-h ic said lie uncl two friends line! wen hrtil ns vlrlunl .sluvcs S [ n c tlicy .Mowed iiwny In A schoolboy csrajwrle two yours «j;o. Jos c Moln lc>|[| |x>lice ),<, nmt j,| R Irlr-ncts hud no Idcii \vlint (Iiey we IclluiR tlicmsclvcft In for wlic-n tl>ov wont nbonr.l |j, e Jrclgliloi- Slur of Alrxnmlrln buck In itmi. 1( they dlil, tin .said. |), c .v h«vc Riven mi nil tlimielit of mlvrmurn nl (lie expense of |)> e Aniblim SU'jim.slitp Co., owners of the Moln mi b ilKtiecl out of the' river uy police Wednesday nfler lie lumped uvcrlwnrri from tlio Slur of Alexnndila when U )c vessel dm-ked at Tomirttlnsvlllo, sinlon I.s- litmt. He toltl police thnl he nnd Ills comiwnlons slipped ntxmrcl Ihe stifp when It docked nl their nntlve Islnnd of Snlnl Vincent, lust off i'01'lURHl. "Tliul. was two ycnrs nno," lie mM. "nnd we've hcen prisoners on me shl|> ever since. They made us work without, pay. didn't uive "s n»y ctRnretles or decent food nnd oftcti even heat ns." He snld Ills two companions were found hldliiR on the ship after Iliey innde n ijvenk for freedom, but Hint he succeeded In (joins overboard. Police sidd Motn nnd his Iwo friends, who were liehm held hi the Slur of rtle.valldrln's lirlg. will be turned over to immigration nuthor- Illes. Rev. McLester to Fill Pulpit at Lake Street The Res'. Tiny I,, Mcl.e.sler. junior of the churches nl Ynr- bro and Promised Lnml, hns been dcslKimtcd by Ihc Rev. J. Albert CinlUn of Jonesbovo. district superintendent of Ihe Methodist Church to fill the pulpit Sunday In Die Luke Street Methodist Church. Since the death of (he Kcv.H. H. nicvlns who wns pastor of the Luke Street church, appointments are belnn uindc from week to week to conduct services until n permanent nppolntmcnl can be made by Bishop Paul 1C. Mill-tin ol Little Hock. U was announced llmt, Iliere I will be no services at Lake Street Sunday night to permit members of the couiii-cgnllnn to attend the baccalaureate services for niein- I of the graduation clnss in the nly- I thevlllc Hlith School. The Rev I Allen n. Stewart, pnstor of the [ Methodist. Church, will deliver the baccalaureate sermon. Read Courier News Want Ads. I Pet Deer Takes Car* jOf Party Left-Overs i CHARDON. O. (UP)—Mrs. Mar| garet Mascorella finds party left• overs liltle trouble, for her daughter's pel deer has AH appetite like a fjont. Skcetcr, the niir-ycnr-old pel nl Miss Nadnleen Mascorella, is fond of pickles. Ice crenni. clgnretlc asli- es, olives nnd cnkc. Mrs. Mnscorella is careful to keep her begonia ]>!nnl.s on a hlRh shelf, bccnnsc Skelter also loves flowers. The deer follows his 21-year-old mistress all around the house. Skectcr cats off the dlnlnn room table, wnmlcrs up and down .stall's and peers Inquiringly into the kitchen at meal time. Skeeter is u slrnln on Ruesls who are nervous and frightened tr> find a full-grown deer starring .willfully nt them from a curled up position in front of the fireplace. Rules of Do you know Ihe CORRECT ANSWER contest 1— One person per rl.iy will be called on the telephone. 2— The prize will N |ar( a( one silver dollar. " " l ' c . rson .i' nswcrs lllc " h ""e and donsnM know "The Correct , another s,lver dollar will be added lo the prize. ', l "'' / -° KCls " p lo 10 silvcr d(>ll:lrs " 1C call per clav will marie unlil someone wins Ihe in silvcr dollars. maller wliai ih 6— You may win more than once. Invitation The Cidaeiw of Blythevllk Bn d Surro«ur,dl, r •r« Cordially Invited to Attend tto Open House of Temple Israel Sunday, May 23 2:30 —4:30 p. m. Temple Israel Congregation Attention Blythevillians! WE NEED ROOMS The sixth showing of the Tennessee Walking Horse Auction will |,e presented in Hlytheville June 4th and ,.th. tmd wilh a biKRcr and better show, g great many iT.sVenr"' '" ^"^ *'" ** aUr!lctfd »« BlythevilU Once anuin the problem is to find housing accommoda- l«nw fi>r the hundreds *ho will attend If you hare one or m,,r« available for the 3rd, 4th, 5th and Mh, it is most urgent that you contact Mr. C. G. Smith • I his office immediately. Your cooperation and B" m-Htmll he greatly appreciated. Orders for >£«£. «on« have already arrived from practically e v«ry;Ute n the Union, and it is of utmost importance that they • C. G. IVY'S GROCERY East Main St. Every Article At A REDUCED PRICE! Here Art a Few of Our Specials: FLOUR Top Brands 25 Lbs. $190 MEAL Royal Criricwhir* 2 Lbs. 15' BREAD Per Loaf BUTTER Golden Creamery ib. 87' (LOROX 16 oz. Bottle 11' VINEGAR Quart Bottle 8' 10 Lfas. Staff-o-Life CHICK STARTER 7(k Phone 3654 T. R. Ivy, Owner

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