The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 30, 1956 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 30, 1956
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FRIDAY, MARCH 30, 196« BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN USCommunists Offer $2,850 To Recover Seized Property NEW YORK (AP) — The Communist party and the Daily Worker have offered $2,850 in cash in a bid to recover their property — mostly battered office equipment — seized by the government on income tax liens. Dr. H. Jack Flanders Furman Official To Head First Baptist Revval Revival services at First Baptist Church begin Sunday with Dr. H, Jack Flanders, head of the department of religion at Furman University, a» guest evangelist. A former Little Rock resident, he graduated from Baylor University In 19*3 and received his B. D. and Th. D. from Southern Baptist Theological Seminary,. Louisville. He has also studied at Ouachlta College and the University of Tennessee. He ha* held pastorates in Indiana and Kentucky and now heads the department of religion it Furman Where he's also chaplain. During World War II, he was a lighter-bomber pilot in the U. S. Air Force. Services will be conducted »t 7:30 each night through April •. The church nur«ry will be open. Music will be under the direction of Loyd Owene, First Baptist's rector of music and education. YOUTHS (Continued from Page 1) Jollow his orders. Two of his assistants were arrested with him and much of the stolen property was recovered. Assisting in the arrests was Deputy Herman Odom, who conducted the interviews with the boys. Odom said the boys came from "low- standard^ homes of, below average incomes." He jaid.the 12-year-old "failed to show *ip Hi school half the time. He Odom said. is a tough boy," FINAL ACTION (Continued Irom Fagt 1) per cent in minimum mijlt and dairy price supports, the conference agreed to set manufactured milk supports at $3.25 for the next marketing year, an arbitrary increase of 1.0 cents a hundredweight over the 80 per cent figure. Eliminated were two Senate provisions intended to give tenants and sharecroppers special protec. tion In their part of any'soil bank payments. These were added, on the Senate floor but Ellender said Department of Agriculture lawyers reported they would be Impossible to administer. Donald R. Moysey, New York district director of internal revenue, declined the proffered funds for the moment at least. He said his inventory of the seized property was-not complete. However, he invited and accepted a formal submission of the proposed financial arrangement by attorneys for (he party and its newspaper, "the lawyers said. • Moysey conferred yesterday with John J. Abt, attorney for the Communist party, and Harry Sacher, attorney for the Dally Worker. The lawyers offered to leave a deposit of 52,850 with Moy- set against the value of the seized property. Abt said he had «350 which h« believed would cover the value of the party's equipment in the padlocked offices. :— Sacher said he had $2,500 which he estimated would cover the value of the seized property of the Daily Worker. Sacher and Abt said the money had been lent by individuals whom the) did not identify. The lawyers proposed to pay the money to Moysey for release of the seized property »nd to sell the property simultaneously to the individuals who advanced the loans. Sacher and Abt said the sale would be an essential part of the arrangement, because if the party and the newspaper resumed ownership the government. would be in a position to seize the properties and place new liens on them. The lawyers proposed that the government apply the money against the tax liens or—If adjudl' Corn- cation showed no taxes owed—return the money. munlst spokesmen have denied any income tax money is owed* New 20-Center To Go on Sale A new 30-cent "Monticello" postage stamp honoring the home of Thomas Jefferson will be issued April 13 by the'Pott Office Department, Blytheville Postmaster ROB E. Stevens announced today. Collectors desiring Jirst-day cancellations .should send a. reasonable number of addressed envelopes (irt an envelope endorsed "First-day Covers") to Postmaster, Che.rlotte«- ville, Va., with money order remittance to cover cost of sUmp* to be affixed. An enclosure of medium weight should be placed in each envelope and the flap either sealed or turned in. An outside envelope must not be sent for return of the first- day covers. SUmpi for philatelic use will be available at Philatelic Agency, Post Office Department, Washington *5, D.C. and on and after April. 16. The ittrnp will also be on sale at the local port office on these days. MANILA (Continued from Fife 1) the financing U expected to be &c- cofnplished through banks. Manila citizens have been working on the prospect for about 60 days. William P. Rock, the AIDC director Arkansas by AIDC Chairman Winthrop Rockefeller, said the thre« firms were brought together to consider an Arkansas site after an AIDC advertisement appeared in a national magazine. Gene Fleeman is president of MIDC and R. J. McKlnnon is secretary. 9 Safety Engineer Finds Poor Vision Quite a few people have poor eye- siffht and don't know it. That wouldn't be so important but for the fact that many of them PANCAKE BREAKFAST Dell School Caftcria Saturday, March 31st 5:30 to 10 a.m. 5Qc Per Person Sponsored By Dell Kiwanis Club drive cars and trucks. That's th« opinion of Roy L. Peace, safety engineer for Armour Co., who left Blytheville yesterday after giving various tests to Armour employes in the Blytheville office. Peace pointed out that Interstate Commerce Commission requires that all drivers for interstate firms be given eye tests every three years. However, he said the number discovered over the U.S. needing glasses is surprising. Peace travels arounej the country testing Armour drivers in a special "clinic" which is set up inside a regular highway bus. In addition to eye tests, he gives driving knowledge, reflex and co- ordinatiort tests. He also conducts a safety educational program. EASTER SPEAKER — G. W. Hodges, state superintendent of Churches of God in Arkansas, will be guest speaker at Church of God, 20th and Cherry, here Sunday morning at 11 and Sunday evening at 7 o'clock. The Rev. L. A. Holt, pastor, said the public is invited. SCOUTS (Continued from Page 1) same lines and still provide lor the growth the Girl Scouts have had every year." All of which adds up to an annual financing problem of a minimum of $3,200. Mrs. Ladd explained that the Council, which has offices in Newport, is comparatively new and serves 13 counties in Eastern Arkansas. "At first,' they told us we would not have' to join the Council until I960. We decided to wait until then, when the Council organization would have more to offer. "But now they have instructed us to-join immediately. We have the greatest respect for the Council and the things it is trying to accomplish, but 'realize It won't be of much service to towns such as Blytheville in the beginning," Mrs. Ladd stat- films of Blytheville Girl ed. Color Scout activities were shown by Mrs. Ladd, who narrated them, and Brownie Troop Six sang the "Hymn of Scouting," to open the program. SOLONSDEPART (Continued from Page 1) bill. The basic Issue here is whether there shall be high rigid price supports for farm products, as favored by most Democrats, or flexible supports as advocated by the administration.' Several other issues are likely to keep the farm fight flaring. GOOD FRIDAY (Continued from Page 1) the old walled city to Cenacle, the site of the upper room where Christ ate his last meal with his disciples: Cenacle is on the Israeli side, however, and the pilgrimage went only as far as St. Mark's Church inside the Arab Christian quarter . Starttn gpoint on the Way of the Cross is the courtyard of a Moslem school, the site where Christ was condemned by Pontius Pilate. The second of H hallowed spots s long the route is the place where Christ received the cross. Others commemorate his struggle beneath the weight of the cross the place where tradition holds that his mother watched im pass, and te long ascent to Calvary. From the place where the body was taken from the cross, the route leads to the Holy Sepulcher A symbolic service tonight wil carry out the burial of a statue of Christ in the Holy Sepulcher. Obituary Mrs.J.A.Goflin's Sister Is Killed Mrs. Paul Brewer, sister of Mrs. James A. Gatlin ot Blytheville, was killed yesterday in an automobile accident, presumably near Indianapolis, Ind. Mv. Gatlm is general superintendent of Central Metals Products Co. here. He and his wife are in Indianapolis today to attend ftmera.1 services for Ralph Eugene Speers. Ralph Spears Services Today Services lor Ralph Eugene Spears, who died suddenly of a heart attack Tuesday, were to be conducted at 2 p.m. today in Indianapolis, Ind. Services were to be conducted at Wilson Funeral Home in Indianap-. olis. Mr. Spears was plant foreman at Central Metals Products Co. here. MM. Mtronty Stricken Mrs. Mike Meroney, wife of Blytheville Wrestling Promoter Mike Meroney, was taken to Walls Hospital today after jufferinf a- heart attack. Floyd Smith After Another Term On Steele's Council STEELE — Floyd Smith, whose term as alderman in Ward 2 expires this year, is again a candidate for the post. His name, was filed about two weeks ago. He said he would like to continue in the office "because of the support and reassurance of many citizens". Smith has resided in steele for 41 years. He has been a successful business man and believes "city affairs should be conducted .on a, sound business basis." Reviewing the several years he has served as alderman, he stated, "I have seen the many improvements made in Steele and have always had a part in them. The city Is, about out of debt and I would like to work in the plans we have ahead." Former Resident Dies in Gurdon Q0RDON, Ark. (If) —A veteran Arkansas newspaperman, 73-year- old C. T. Key of Gurdon, is dead. Key, who- published the Gurdon Times from 1928 until his retirement in 1952, died yesterday at i Gurdon hospital. Before coming to Gurdon, Key published three newspapers in Mississippi County—the Blytheville Courier, the Mississippi Vailey Leader and the. Manila Sentinel. He is survived by his widow, a son and two daughters. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow in the Gurdon Methodist Church. NEARLY NUDE At birth, a black bear cub weighs from nine to 12 ounces, is about eight inches long, blind, and covered with a dark hair so thin that it is practically naked. Sun Vertikol Panel Drapes Linen-Nylon-Plastic Phone 3-4863 For Free Estimates Hope Young Blytheville, Ark. $100.00 IFOR YOUR OLD siovt (In Working Condition) ON AN? FULL SIZE Florence Gat Range j iHubbard & Sonl urnitnre Phone 3-44C3| NOTICE The Courier News, during the late Spring and Early Summer months, will have part-time jobs open for durations of 30 to 90 days to handle special promotional work. These jobs may be handled by men, women or high school students. If you live in HAYTJ, MANILA, LEACHVILLE, HORNERVILLE or WILSON, »nd »r« interested, write: Ted Brown, Circulation Mgr. COURIER NEWS lox 380 BlythevlIU, Ark. Mississippi County LUMBER COMPANY 1801 W. Main St. Ph. 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