The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 28, 1948 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

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TAUJt Premier Smuts Forced to Resign Defect ki H«l*« IM* C«rMr «f African Uad«r , . --- . — An *r» of South African history ended UxUy M Jan Christ! »n •mute,; •Ider Jtatesman of th« British teplr* retigned u pj-im* min- uter. , Dr. D. y. Ifalan,' leader of tht •ntf-BritUh Nationalist Parly, was to form a new government. Smuts personally and hi« United Parly had gone down to defeat in parliamentary elections which •impha- •ized the increasing separation between South Africa and Britain. Smuts conferred briefly with his cabinet, presumably to tell lliem formally that the election results had left him no alternative but, to resign , and then went to Governor- General Gideon Van Zyl, in Pretoria, to hand in his resignation. It was accepted as a matter of course. The governor-general. However, asked Smuts to remain in olfice while Malan was forming the now government, in order to assure continuity of control of the executive branch of the government. The white-bearded 79-ye.ir-old Smuts looked old and tired as he went to Van Zyl's office, bin his head was high and he smiled a s he shrugged his shoulders and told reporters: "These things happej). What Is to be will be." .Villon Surprised The nation still was thunderstruck by the outcome of the elections held Wednesday. Even the victorious Nationalists found It hard to believe that, with the aid of thtir allies ,the smaller Afrikaner Party, they would hold a majority of five seats in the ne*' parliament. Actually, the working- majority they will have will be only lour, since one seat will be held by (lie speaker of the new house. What the policy of Malan's new government will be was not clear. As in the case of most opposition parties everywhere, his leadership has been based on attacking the regime in power. The victors are strong nntionnl- ists, with white supremacy as their major platform. They" are pledged to a party platform of succession from the British Empire and creation of an independent republic.; This is not expected to bear fruit quickly but it is a long-range possibility. • Smuts was defeated by 224 vote.'; In his home constituency of stand- erton, In the Transvaal, which he has represented in parliament lor 24 years. The defeat came three days after his 18th birthday. Winner over Smuts was" Went- Ml Duplessis. former secretary to the Argent Nationalist leader. Gen. J. B. M. Hertaog. Smuts defeated Hertlog, the former premier, on the war issue in 1939. Hertzog op[»setl entering the war beside Great Britain. Bids Are Sought On Coruthersvillc Air Port Project CARIWHERSVZLLE, Mo., May 28.—Bids were called for this weelc lor various construction on the Caruthersvlll* Airport. Th« bids will be opened June 15. The work for which the bids are asked comprises construction of runways, fences, drainage facilities, i roadway surfacing, boundary markers, and administration building, and laying • walerllne, installing a wind cone, and seeding and sod- ding certain portions of the airport. The airport adjoins the new Ca- ruthersvllle Golf course, and Municipal Playground, at the southeast, edge of town. The airport, contains [about 70 acres, and Is laid out In shape of capital "IV. The ad- Joining golf cours* contains 55 acres, and the playground 10 aerei Pemiscot Legionnaires Plan for Memorial Day CARUTHEHSVILLE, !ifo., May 28.—Pemiscot County post No. 88 will observe Memorial Day services here Sunday, with graves decoi a| lions In the morning and a pro- J gram that afternoon. j The speaker will be Joe H. Allen i of New Madrid. Mo., veteran World ' Wars I and If. I Post commander James A. Os- Ibm-ii has announced the program committees as follows: Decoration of Graves—Denver Pike and Boyett Willis. Color Guard—Herman Green and R. B. Culver, Jr. Firing Squad — Lt. Raymond . Hushing in charge, Commanding Officer of local unit Missouri National Guard. I-cgion members are to »ssembl« at the cemetery at 1:30 p.m., with the services to be held at 2:00 p.m., Commander Oeburn stated, Pulaski County Cotton 1 Planter Dies at Age 67 LITTLE ROCK. Ark.. May 28. (mn—Fimcral services will be held t tomorrow at Little Rock for 67- j year-old Floyd H. Kulkerson, cotton i planter from Pulnskl County. Fnlkcrson died yesterday In a Little Rock hospital, following a lingering Illness. In addition to managing a large plantation at Scott, he wns an nctive civic leader. I He served on the State hospl- '. tal Board, the Pulnskl County Hos- pltnl Board, the Little Rock School Board, the Pulaski County Plann- i Ing Commission and the County 1 Quorum Court. | A son, Baucum Fulkerson, was a member of the legal staff of the ; Nuremberg war crimes trials. Ful: kerson is survived by the widow, two sons nud a daughter. mistake of turning his back on the five tigers for Jim a second to ! speak 10 someone outside the c , e. i In that fraction of a second nie i angry, 300-pound Mayajana hurt, led across the cage am! sank her I long teeth into Proske's leg. Animal Trainer Seriously Hurt By Large Tiger MIAMI, ria., May 28 (UP1 — capt Roman pnwke, veteran animal trainer who scorns the protection of long whips and guns while Putting his beasts through their paces, .was hospitalized here to- tiger. The 48-year-old Proske barely escaped with his life. He was drag fn,,r l r .* m J! 16 " Se '' CaSe bcfor e fo"a kill C °" lrt c '° se in Hospital attendants said Proske »as in "fair" condition. He received several blood transfusions and a surgeon worked over him for two hours last night to patch torn '«g muscles and other vicious Rouge wounds. The Viennese trainer and circus performer «-ns the victim of Kfaya- Jana a royal Bengal tiger who has be™ In » foul temper ever since she gave birth to cubs two months ago. Proske was putting the cau through their wcrclses at his North Miami Zoo yesterday. Pat Moore, one of Proske's assistants, s,iid the trainer made the Ford Owners j ,' Get those needed ! j repairs NOW on I I Fall Terms j I Engines, batteries, (tnerators, ', I starters, clutches, tires. You'll find everything your Ford needs at PHILLIPS Motor Co. Phone 4453 Blyrheville, Ark. Park Sfotor D«ftroy«rf By Firt in Hayti, Mo. CARUTHERSVILLB, Mo,, May M —A »ir« caused by hot freas'e destroyed the shelter hous« at the Haytl City Park, causing an estimated damage of approximately »4.000; early this week. The Warden Rolaiy Club was prep«rin« lor a fish fry, given In honor of the Wardel) High School Band, Monday nighi when the fire started, The Haytl fire department, was summoned, but arrived to lat« *) say* the structure. ) TIM shelter house had recently been modernized by the Hayll Lions Club, with addition of concrete floor, neon lights and other facilities costing near $1200. The orglnal cost of the shelter was estimated at $3,000. Only $2000 Insurance was carried on the structure, Uotn Club officials said. Jayc«*t Take Lead In C lean-Up Drive CARUTHERSVILl,*;, M,,., May 28 —Chairman Marcus Lauck of tlie annual clean Up Drive, sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce, yesterday announced that plans were completed for the drive wnich will 1 be held here next Wednesday. The drive in sponsored annually i by the Jaycees, In cooperation with! (he City of Caruthersvllle. Various! firms donate use of clump and other! type trucks; and In the 1017 drive.' a total of 1200 leads of trash and rubbish was cleaned up and Imulcd away by lie Jaycees. Monday afternoon Boy Scouts will deliver handbills to every home In the city, focusing attention on the drive and asking residents to' cooperate" in gathering trash and rubbish around the homes and having It ready for th« trucks and loading crews Wednesday. Tuesday afternoon, the Jaycees will lake a sound truck over the entire town urging residents and busi'ness firms to cooiwrate In the drive. Members of the Scouts are assisting In the drive tills year. Heauty Aids ' Industrial cliemistss are reason- alble for many of the piesent "aids" to beauty," Including artificial silk, synthetic leather shoes face powder, artificial teeth, and coloring mutter for lipsticks and dress materials. WARNING OKDKK No. 10.467 Haze! K. Walker Is warned to ap- nenr in the Chancery Court for the Chlckasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas within thirty days from this dale to ans- wcre a complaint filed against her by charlw B. Walker. Dated this 30th day of May, IMS. HARVEY MORRIS, cleric By Betty Peterson, Deputy Marcus Evrard, »tty. toe Plaintiff. . 5J21-28-6I4-U WARNING ORDER In the Chancery Court, Chlcka- sawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas, Merese Sl&ttery, Ptf. Vfi - No. 10,466 Prank J, Slattery, Deft. The defendant, Frank J, Slattery, is hereby warned to appear wllhla JO clays in Die court named in the caption hereof nnd answer the coin- >laint of (lie plaintiff, Mere.se Slat- Dated this day of May, 1948, HARVEY MORRIS. Clerk By Rosa Saliba, D. C. C. P. Cooper, atty. for Pit. Ed B. Cook, atty. ad iitem. 5'21128-6 4'11 WARNING OKDEK In the Chancery Court, Chlcka- sawba District, Mississippi County, Arkansas. James T. Stewart, Plaintiff v «- No. 10.4&S Doris C. Stewart, Defendant The defendant. 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