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

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 3, 1948
Page 3
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THURSDAY, JUNE 3,1948 BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Gosnell Accident Brings Lawsuit Schoolboy's Father Sues Bus Driver, And Surety Firm A school bus driver, tile Gosnell School District and nil insurance company today faced a civil suit asking $1,000 damages for Injuries to a. six-year-old Gosnell pupil who was hit by a car Feb. 20 after alighting from a school bus. The suit was filed in the Chickasawba District of Mississippi County Circuit Court by Laccy Byrenns for his son, Tommy Glenn Byreans, the accident victim. Boy Hon the jO*u s driver, and the Central Mutual ^Casualty Company were named as defendants along with the Gosnell School District No. 6. The insurance company carries » policy ot public liability lor the school district on its buses and their operation. The accident occurred about 3:20 P.m. on the air base road between Wallace Raps Mundt Bill PACT Obituaries Arriving to give Ills views on the Mundt-Nixon Bill, Henry Wallace, left Gosnell and Blytheville. The child was hit by a car driven by George Springer. The complaint stated that Springer was Travelling at a hi"h i rate of sp?ed and alleged that hei to P ut ^E 11 * 1 restrictions on the Communist Party, as [s greeted warmly by Sen. Alexander Wiley, Wisconsin Republican who heads the Serrate Judiciary Committee which is holding hearings 01 * he mensure - Tlle Tllircl Pavt >' candidate denounced the bill, designed "declaration also was negligent. However, lie was not named as a defendant in the suit. The complaint claimed Hon failed to caution properly young Byieans about traffic on the road, parked wrong so that the youth was required to cross the highway, failed k> keep a lookout for traffic and failed to signal other drivers. The plaintiff also alleges Hon left the scene after the boy had been hit and did not stop to offer aid. In an answer to tlie complaint, the defendants denied all allegations of the plaintiff. The youth's injuries included ti Broken neck, fractured leg, internal injuries and bruises, the complaint stated. In a similar though less serious accident two months after young Byreans was injured, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney H. O. Partlow pointed out in Municipal Court that an Arkansas law requires that all traffic stop when a school bus stops to dischage students. This law, he said, includes both vehicles approaching a school bus .from the rear and those meeting it. war" on American rights.—(NEA Telephoto). Atom Workers May Cancel Strike Threat Friend and Foe Hold Conference For World Peace lames H. Ozment, >ies Suddenly; : uneral Friday Pimer»l services for lames Henry Ozment, W, of Cooler, Mo., will be onducted tomorrow at 2:30 In the rtethudlst Church hi Cooler by lh« lev. Marvin Nlblaclc, pastor, and iiirial will b« In the Mount Zion Cemetery. Mr. Ozment, who had fanned around Cooler for almost 15 years, died early this morning «t his lome, after suffering a heart at- ack. He came to Cooler from liol- var, Tenn. Survivors Include his wife, two soi«, Howard and Theron o( Cooler; and six daughters, Mrs. Doyle James of Oxford, Miss., Mrs, Bill Young, ol Steele, Mo., Mrs. Ueo Siwncer, Paiagould, Mrs, Thomns Young of Qiillan, Mo,, Miss Ola Ozment of Cooler, and Mrs. T. J. Mercer of Sleele; and a sister, Mrs. Ous Seeding of Steele. Carl Reid, Jitn McClure. Henry Drown, Mike Wilson, Gray Harper, and Hooper Aibill will be pallbearers. The Holt Funeral Home of Bly- thcville is in charge of funeral arrangements. Negro Girl,5, Carried from Burning House Fire, believed to have been caused by an oil cook stove, gutted » five-room house owned by Mary Fowler. Neuro woman, at the rear of 411 \vral Ash street at noon today and nearly caused the dentil of a five-year-old Negro girl, Pearlie Mae Thunnoti. The girl was carried train the /laming house by members of tlio BlytherlllK Fire IX'partment aftev she hnd been overcome by smoke, She was taken to Dr. Johnson's Clinic where her condition wax re- Biff to Permit Firing Disloyal Workers Okayed WASHINGTON, June |. (Up) — The Houso civil Service Commute* toriuy okayed K bill to permit the armed services, State Department and Atomic Knew Commission' to fire "disloyal or Indiscreet" civilian employes. The bill liiu passed the Senate. It would L<ni]K>wor the heads of thu desianaio duuenclcs to suspend any employe when it Is "deemed necessary in the interest of national security." The employe could be fired after the casu lu>* been reviewed. ported ns favorable. The fire caused heavy damage to the Interior of the house. Michael and Princess To Marry in Athens LAUSANNE, Switzerland, June », —(UI'J—Former King Michael of Romania and Princess Ann* of Uoiirlion.piuma will be married In Athens with lull Greek Orthodox Church rites late next week, Michael's nlde said today. Kenupnbar Rothroek'* for PRESCRIPTIONS PHONE 4451 Pint 8UtM • IB ttM NOW! ot FOUNTAINS; Everywhere! j Rites for Infant Funeral services for Vlckfe Ann McNabb, Infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. McNabb were con„ „ ducted at the Baptist Church in LOS ANGELES, June 3. (UP)—[Manila this afternoon. Burial was Californian Supports Tennessee Steam Plant WASHINGTON, June 3. —(UP) —Sen. William F. Knowland, K.. Ca!., came out today for a $4,000,000 appropriation for the Tennessee Valley Authority to start work on a steam power plant at Jolin- sonville, Tenn. His support' enhanced ! prospects that tha Senate will approve the controversial -..apropriation. Knowland is a member of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee called into meeting this afternoon to consider It and other items in the Government- Corporations Appropriation. WASHINGTON. June 3. (UP) — AFL atomic union leaders initicut- cd today they may put off a scheduled strike next week at the Atomic Research Laboratory at Oak Ridge, Tenn., and enlist congressional aid in the dispute. Although Chairman Davirt Lll- IcnthHl of the Atomic Energy Com- j mission said he has failed to per- sunde AFL unions not to strike next \vcek, there were indications the setting of ,a strike date will be delayed. The unions legally may strike at j midnight Monday. But James Brownlow, secretary-treasurer o( the APL Metal Trades Department,.! said n meeting culled for Sunday at Oak Ridge to get a strike date lias been cancelled. Liltenthal conferred for two hours with APL Presidents William Green, Brownlow and the presidents of the H unions representing the 8T5 workers in the laboratory. The laboratory is operated for the commission by the Carbide and Carbon Chemical Corp. said he fail-I Democratic leaders of Japan, Germany nnd Italy met with their former enemies yesterday In the opening of a moral re-armament conference to try to sell the ivorlil on an answer to war. The two-week program marking the 10th anniversary of moral rearmament got underway, last night with a mass meeting nt Hollywood Bowl. MRA officials said the program, with the theme "Remaking the World," would be a "demonstration of an inspired ideology creating the world answer." After seeing the MRA musical revue. "The Goort Ro»d." in the tie down to tackle problems like these: How to project on a world scale an answering ideology to all warring ideologies. How to insure world recovery. How to answer conflict In industry. How to find a basis for European and world unity. How to inspire Germany i en to change the minds of the APL,' rnment agency takes the position union leaders, he stated that "I that any conditions of employmen can't believe the men will strike In " spite of the fact they feel they are in the right." "We will have to keep the plant qolng •'Lilienthal said. That position drew. Brownlow's fire. He said he thought Lilienthal's position "stinks." "It is inconsistent that any gove- may be imposed by nn independ ent contractor upon labor and latao must accept them," Brownlow sai "That is virtual slavery." The AFL, Brownlow said, wl make its position known to Con gress. Tliis could mean a postpone ment of Ihe strike showdown be yond next week. n the Manila Cemetery. Vickie Ann McNnbb was dead at Srtii yesterday afternoon in the Vails Hospital. She was the only hild ot Mr. and Mrs. McNabb. The Cobb funeral home was tiarge of arrangements. in (iwanians Get Safety Pointers tor Swimmers rom Red Cross Official Kol E. Knelp, field representative or the Mid-western Area of the American Red Cross, spoke to meni- jers of the Kiwanls Club at their uncheon meeting at the Hotel Noble yesterday. Mr. Knelp pointed out pracllcal •escue and safety polnlers to observe while swimming, or in case of accident requiring swimming skill or knowledge. He is visiting In Blytheville this week to help the Chlckasawba District of the American Red Cross complete plans for their Summer water safety program. Other guests of tha Kiwanians included H. F. Member of Memphis and L. C. Graves of Houston, Tex. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Cleveland and Tommy Little, Jr.-, left Blytheville today to attend the Mrd annual Kiwanis International convention at Los Angeles, Calif. The convention is scheduled to begin Sunday and last 'an entire week, Mr. ClevEliuui is president of the Blytheville Ki- wanians and Mr. Little is a dlrec- i tor. 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