The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 1, 1948 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 1, 1948
Page 5
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' THURSDAY, JULY 1, 194S BUTHEVTLI,K (ARK.) 1 COURIER NKWS Office Seekers Plan Many Talks Political Oratory Gets Right-or-Way On Holiday Programs By Bob Brown (United Press Staff Correspondent) LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 1. — (UP)—Campaign oratory will mingle with Fourth of July fireworks in Arkansas this weekend as gubernatorial candidates take advantage of marie-to-order holiday crowds. Practically all contestants will attend at least one picnic on Saturday Cj|:he day being celebrated as the 401 falls on Sunday. "We don't believe these appearances do any good," one neaclbuar- ters complained, "but everyone trys to hit all the picnics possible so we'll follow the rest." Sid McMath of Hot Springs promises to have the busiest day—actually starting with a state-wide radio broadcast on his proposed highway bond issue at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The broadcast will originate in Harrison. On Saturday McMath plans to be in Marshall, attend a picnic at Auditorium is Memorial to Missco Men Who Made Supreme Sacrifice Shirley enroute in Clinton, stop at | le _ a , ciljl:l South Side near Damascus and end up with an address at Cotuvay. En route he'll attend a legion picnic at Quitman. . The Hot Springs prosecutor was attending the Arkansas Beauty Pageant at Newport today. Meanwhile J. M, Malone, candidate for governor In 1046, denied a published report that he had thrown his support behind McMath. Dedication of the American legion's Memorial Auditorium to Mississippi County's heroes who g&v« their lives to the service o( their country during world Wars I and II will follow three years to * day the presentation of bailie honors lo the U. S Army's 80 Division in Germany and the dedication of n parade and athlellc field to the memory of this county's lone Congressional of Honor winner. 'The medal was awarded posthumously to L.I. Edgar H. Lloyd, who was the son of Mr, and Mrs. E. B. Uoyd of Vaibro. The awarrt was made to the parents in ceremonies conducted in Memphis. A large pot rail of Lieutenant Uoyd hangs In the Legion Hut here in Hlytheville. Lieutenant Uoyd was designated for the honor for heroic service it France but announcement was no made public until after he had beer killed In action. He was killed No\ 16, 1944, by a German sniper while leading his platoon in an attac] on a wooded sector West, oJ Pomp«) Prance as the 80th Division move across Prance into Germany. A graduate of the University o Arkansas, Lieutenant iJoyd enter ed the service in July, 1943, and | won his promotion to first Lieu- on the battlefield- Deter* enlisting he was a senior in the I Reserve Officer Training Corps at ! Cemetery {ejected Lover Accused Of Staying Girl't Parent* BOWL1NO OREEN. Ky., July 1. tUi')—A rejected lover was cl'.ur*- ed today with slaying the wealthy parents of the 5'2-year-old nuuv hi* 18-year-old sweetheart .mnrrleM. Shcrlft Broadlo' Dnvciiporv said thr.L Harry Kchvnrri Kilgore, ?& admitted killing elderly Ur. and Mrs. C. B. Martin becmise he lelt '.hty had influenced his girl lo marry their son. The girl. Huth McKhmoy, was honeymoomnx In Siloain Springs, Ark. witii the Mnrtins' son. Ktoue- wall, whom she married a week HRO. The bodies of the doctor -ind Ills wife were found early yesterday in the 1 blCKicl-spiUterccl beciroon' of their colomnl fann nenv here. Borh had been shot In the head. Dr. Martin was 60. His wile was 78. it WM planned ta provldi l«rg«r quarters for lh« l.rBlon-s|x>nsore4 wrestlliiK mutches held each week, it also will be used for other gatherings and nas space to accommodate a larger audience than any oilier building In the city. It Is planned to construct a stage later. Seat* at this time (are the arena In the center of the structure. 'Hie auditorium Is Immediately North of the Legion Hut on North Second Street, and (lie two buildings on a site 301 by 285 feet represent an Investment of about JIOO.OOO, according to members of the post. The auditorium was set'back nearly 100 feet from the front property line. To Hulld Hojr Scout Hut The auditorium has a heating plant which will use liquid gas, Restrootns have been provided under Hie grandstands, and a shower room constructed for use of athletes appearing In the auditorium. building durinf the Bummer. The old auditorium has been r»Md »nd part of the material from this structure will be used in the construction of a Boy Scout Hut at the rear of the Legion Hut lo provide a permanent meeting place for the Blythevllle scouU, one of (he many groups which the Legionnaires have sponsored as • part of a broad civic program through the years. While the Legion'* building program has been under way, the, pout also has made improvement* at the Hut and (he Kitchen lias been remodeled And much new equipment Installed. These Improvement* cost approximately (2,500. Landscape work Is planned for bolh the Hut and the auditorium to complete the project, it was explained. Concrete drives are planned for the parking lol, which occupies the South portion of the Legion's pro- Four large .celling fans will cool the 1 perty on North Second. LOOK! LOOK! The Public it Cordially Invited to a Big Barbecue Picnic Sunday, July 4th, 11 a.m. Given by the Daughter Ctkt at The Old Log Cabin Museum On the FAIRFIELD FARM of Mrs. A. G. Little Come One! Come All! ihe state university. The award winner went overseas a-s a second lieutenant after special training at- Fort Bcnning, Ga., and in H. Uoyd near Limey, Franco. Members of the Dud Cason Post in planning the memorial to the men from this county who gave their lives in the service of their country H well defined, program with impor- v^nt issues." Malone says he has {Qjgi committed himself to any candidate. Portia's Independence Day celebration promises to be the most popular stx>t lor gubernatorial candidates with three scheduled to appear there on Saturday. Jack Holt, Horace E, Thompson ana James MacKrell will be in the North Arkansas town. In addition Holt will appear at Corning, Piggott and BatesviUe; Thompson will visit Harrison" and MacKrell will be in Conwny. The Harrison celebration promises to be one of the stale's large 'afafirs. In addition to Thompson the town is expecting Ike M urry, candidate for attorney general. John Lonsdale. J r., \vi 11 be in Helena on Saturday. Meanwhile other Independence Day celebrations are being planned throughout the state and none will ^fre complete without .speeches from ^>ther state, district or county candidates, f the 80th Division in Arizona. Today an athletic field m Kauf- gourin, Germany, bears his name. His portrait also hane's In the Student Union Building at the Univer- where he was graduated with honors before entering the service. The Mississippi County hero was buried in a United States Military maneuvers with I place Lieutenant Lloyd's nrvme nt the top of the list of heroes but at the same time emphasize the tact that the memorial is in recognition of all who gave their Mves- Likewise, they say that the con- strucion of the auditorium represents the work of all members of the post and not the activities of any single member or group of members. DEDICATION (Continued from Faje 1.) I presents the culmination of plans \ which had their beginning several j years flfio mid thai the project re- j presents Hie efforts of nil members of the post, which is the second largest in llic stntc. Construct ton of the building, n concrete ft ml sled slnteUirc, kOO by 100 feel, was .started Inst year by Pride & U.sicy, ttlylhcvllle contrac- I tors, and members of the building firm also were members of the Duil Cnson post of Hie Legion The auditor in tn has a sen ting capacity of about 3,000 nnd while from tlir MempliLs BaplwL Hospital whore she had been a pat lent for two weeks. News ing wedding. Miss Marylyn Meadows and Miss Diana Stevens are vacationing at The Girl's Camp at Hardy for two weeks. They were motored to Hardy by Miss Meadows parents, Mr. and Mr?. Champ Meadows. Mrs. A. B. Hill, Miss Doris Hill, Dixie Haze! Howard, Joyce Ann Hal!, Merle Hall, Merle Richardson, Ijyvette Clark. David Hill, Charles and James Tankers Icy left, Monday for Ravenden Springs to attend tlie Baptist Assembly which Read Courier News Wunt Ads. Wimbledon Defender Loses in Semi-Finals WIMBLED)ON. Eng., July 1. ^UP)—Doris Hart of Miami. Fla.. gained the women's singles finals of the Wimbledon tennis " championship today by upsetting lop-seeded, Margaret Osborne Du Pont of Bellevue, Del., the deefnaing- champion, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3. Mr, and Mrs. A. Liveranl are in St. Louis, Missouri for the wedding of their daughter. Miss Frances Liverimt, to Sheldon Ronald Lending which will be solemnized tonight, at the Meadowbrook Country Club. Overland. Mo. Mr. and Mrs. G. W. Stanford, Mrs. T. L, Stanford and sons. Tommy and George, are in Tulsa, Okla , vL-iting Mr. and Mrs G. W. Stanford's son Henry Stanford, .,.. . , Mr. aiirt Mrs. Ancel Montgomery | is being held from June 29 to and son, Travis, spent Sunday nt Keener Resort on Wapapello Lake at Poplar Bluff, Mo. They were accompanied by Mr. Montgomery's aunt and uncle, Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Williams, of Sikeston, Mo. Mrs. Alvin Wunderlich and daughter, Miss Betty Wunderlich, of Memphis were visitors of Mrs. Wunderlich's aunt, Mrs. Waller Den ton, and friends this week. Miss Florence Rush and Mrs. Keury Spann are in StT Louis visiting their sister. Mrs. Elmo Campbell, and Mr. Campbell. While there they will attend (he Liverant-Lend- Mrs. E. M- Brolaski of Memphis visiting her sister, Mrs. R. W. Thomas. Dr. and Mrs. E. R. Began returned Saturday night from a tour of the New England stales for the past three weeks. Mrs. Thomas F. Hudson and granddaughter. Miss Wade McHenry are leaving Tuesday lov a. month.") vacation tour ol the Great Lakes area. On their return trip they will visit Mr. and Mrs- C. E. Simonson in Girard, 111. Mrs. J. I. Mifilin ho* returned. 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