The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 23, 1955 · Page 1
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WEDNESDAY. FEBRUARY 28, 1955 Sen. Watkins Says Matusow Trying to Destroy Ex-Reds By G. MILTON KEU.Y WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Watkins (R-Utah) said today Harvey Matusow apparently js "deliberately trying to destroy" other former Communists who have testified for the government in court trials and congressional Red hunts. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THKBI Watkins is a member of the Senate Internal Security subcommittee, which yesterday ended two days of raking questioning of Matusow, amid threats to prosecute the young New Yorker for his turnabout testimony. Subcommittee members said they will try to jail him on perjury charges. Chairman Eastland (D- Miss) said the Justice Department had asked for a transcript of the hearings. Excused Temporarily Matusow stuck to h'is story that he has falsely accused "hundreds" of persons of ties to communism when he testified both in courts and on Capitol Hill in the earlier 1950s. Matusow said he had dates in New York with a federal court and a federal grand jury. Excusing him temporarily, the subcommittee called other witnesses for closed-door questioning about the case. Matusow told the senators yesterday that other former Communists who have testified about Communist espionage also have given false testimony. He named Elizabeth Bentley, Louis Budenz, Manning Johnson and Paul Crouch, all of them confessed ex- Reds and frequent government witnesses. Budcna commented in New York: "This is the second stage of the Communist attack on Internal security. They have planned since 1950 to attack government witnesses." Others named by Matusow could not be reached immediately. Matusow, asked by Sen. McClellan (D-Ark) whether he would "pay your debt to society" by pleading guilty to perjury charges, retorted in a voice that was nearly a. shout: "I will gladly join them (the four) wherever they go—in any federal prison. "But alone—no! If the government Just tries to make a scape- Boat of me, I'm going to fight It." "I think," Sen. Watkins said in an Interview, "Matusow-is, trying to discredit these other ex-Communists without any real knowledge about them." Sen. Eastland suid he expects the group to call Miss Bentley to reply to Matusow's accusation that she once told him she had lied. Matusow never did give the subcommittee details. Paul Claudel, French Poet, Diplomat, Dies PARIS (#j—Paul Claudel, 86. veteran French diplomat and a noted poet, died early today after a heart attack. Claudel had close ties with the United States. He began Ills diplomatic career as vice consul in New York In 1893 and served as French ambassador in Washington from 1827 to 1033. Other places In which he served as consul or envoy Include Pel- ping, Prague, Hamburg, Frankfurt, Rio dc Janeiro, Copenhagen, and Tokyo. His last diplomatic post was ambassador to Belgium, from 1933 to 1933 to 1035. Claudel wa* considered an authority on the Orient, He was regarded as one of France's leading poets. He also was a playwright. The most important part of his literary work reftecte his conversion to Roman Catholicism. Only five days ago his play, "The Tidings Brought To Mary," had its premiere at the Comedie Francalse. Claudel was elected to the French Academy in 1946. OSCEOLA NEWS By Bettye Nelle Starr Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bealt, who are leaving Osceola to make their home in Jonesboro where Mr. Beall is assistant- coach at Arkansas State College, were complimented Sunday night when Mr. and Mrs. Dave SilverbLatt entertained with a dinner party in their honor. Seated at the table with Mr. and Mrs. Silverblalt were Mr. and Mrs. "W. J. Edrington. Dr. and Mrs. C. W. Silverblatt, Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Mears and the Bealls. Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Anderson and daughter, Lana. of BJytheville were guests Monday of Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Radcliff. Mr, and Mrs. Call Anderson and daughter, Judy, were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Anderson, Sr., in Monette. Mr. and Mr.s. Clyde Buchanan spent Sunday in Sikeston, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. Justus Edrington were Sunday visitors in Memphis, Mrs. E. H. Mann was a Sunday visitor in Jonesboro visiting her mother, Mrs. J. R. Grayson, and her sister, Miss Christine Grayson. Mr. and Mrs. Donald Wertx of Martin, Tenn. .spent the weekend with Mr. and Mrs., J. . Strlckllng. Mrs. Godfrey White and Dane Fergus flew to Dallas, Tex., Saturday where 'they will attend a showing of gifts. Mrs. Fred Smith invited her bridge club to her home Tuesday night where she served a sandwich plate before spending the evening playing cards. All members were present. Mrs. Bob Gillespie and Mrs. Snow Wilson returned home Monday from a visit with Mr. Wilson who is in training at Camp Gordon. On. Those from Osceola attending funeral services Tuesday in Kennett. Mo., for Belva Martin were Mrs. J. L. Williams, Mrs. Bob Gillespie, Mrs. jettie Driver, D. H. Blockwottd, Mrs. Dwight 'Blackwood and Mrs. Bard Edrington. Mrs. S. G. Lockhart of Crystal Springs, Miss., and Mrs. Bud King of Tallulah, La., have returned to their homes after a visit with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Skurlock. Mr. and Mrs. Skurlock ac- companied their daughters home for a short visit. Mrs. C. D. Collins returned Sunday to her home in Grenada, Miss., niter a week's visit with Mrs. J. W. Ctirtwright. Mrs. J. A. Pigg is hostess today to the Three Table Pitch Ciub at her home. Miss Bettye Claire Bowles had HS her weekend guest, Miss Sally McCutchen of Blytheville. Followine; the bnsketball game Friday night, Miss Bowles entertained with open house for her guest. Martha Luther of Memphis visited her aunt. Mrs. T. R. Smith, und Mr. Smith from Sunday thru Wednesday. Circle One of the Presbyterian Church met at the home of Mrs. George Doyle Monday afternoon with ten present. Mrs. Hugh Gilbert had charge of the Bible Study and Mrs. Bettye Nelle Starr led the discussion on Indiii. At the close of the business meeting the hostess served strawberries, ice cream and cocnut cuke. Circle Two at the home of Mrs. Arthur Rogers, Jr. 11 members were present. Mrs. E. L, Talinferro. program chairman, introduced Mrs. R. C. Bryan who had the devotional. Mrs. Alien Segraves led the discussion on India. A dessert course was served during the social hour. The Evening Circle met with Miss Marjorie Doyle. Mrs. Res Carwile had the program. Following the- meeting the hostess served a dessert plate. Right to Complain WAYNESBURG, Pa. (fP) — Doctors operated on Lawrence Mylan, 66, a retired coal miner, for appendicitis and removed a 4^-inch thermometer. Mylan said he swallowed it 33 years ago, It still works. and close at 6:30 P. M. at the following places: Luxora City Hall. C. B .WOOD, President of School Board. R. C. LANGSTON, Secretary of School Board. Given This 22nd Day of February, 1955. 2/23-3/2-9 NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION IN BURDETTE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 35 OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS Notice is hereby given that the annual school election in the above named district will be held on March 19, 1955, for the following purposes: To elect one director for a teriii of 5 years. To elect a member of the County Board of Education, Zone n, for a term of 5 years. i To "submit the question of voting a total school tax of 45 mills, which includes 22 mills for the operation and maintenance of the schools, 18 mills previously voted for the payment of bonds now out- st.inding, and a continuing building fund tax of 5 mills for a proposed bond issue of $35,000, which will run approximately 21 years, to be issued for the purpose of erecting and equipping new school buildings, and said building fund tax will constitute a continuing annual levy until the principal and interest of the,proposed bouds are paid in full, with the provision that the .surplus each year arising from the building fund taxes, after providing for principal and interest maturing that year and the next six months' B DELL KIWANIS OFFICERS — New officers of DeU's Kiwahis Club are pictured above. They are Lit Tale, secretary; Glen Cook, president, and W. L. Bollen. (Photo by Hall) Building Permits and Real Estate Transfers interest on all the outstanding j bonds, may be used for calling j bonds for payment prior to maturity or for other school purposes. | In addition, the new bond issue will; be secured by a pledge of the surplus revenue derived each year from the building fund tax previously voted for bonds now outstanding. The polls will open at 8:00 o'clock a.m. and close at 6:30 o'clock p.m. at the following polling places: Burdette Store, Burdette, Ark. Given this 16th day of February, j 1855. i Board of Directors. i Burdette School District No. 35 of Mississippi County, Arkansas. By C, A THOMPKINS, Presiden.t H. D. JUMPER, Secretray. 2/23-3/2-9 NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION, Dl'ESS DISTRICT NO. 56 Notice is hereby given that the annual School Election for the year 1955 will be held in Dyesrs School District No. 56 of Mississippi Coun- ly, Arkansas, on Saturday, March 19th, for the purpose of electing school directors, voting on school taxes and on such other measures as may properly be submitted at said election. The Polls will open at 8:00 A. M. and close at 6:30 P. M. at the Dyess High School Agriculture Build- ins. Given This 22nd Day of February, 1955. A. G. McARTHUR. President, Dyess School Board. CLAUDE JEWELL, Secretary. 2,23-3 2-9 The following building permits have been Issued in the office of City Engineer, A. L. Wood: Manny Weedman, 1004 Spruce St., value $5,000, 5-room frame brick veneer and bath. Manny Weedman, 1012 Spruce St., $5,000, 5-room frame brick veneer and bath. W. A. Sharp, 835 Clark, $300, to add frame room to present structure. Clyde Robinson, 1605 ,W. Main, $300, concrete block room to house. Clyde Robinson, 1605 W. Main, S500, concrete block to west side of house. Max Logan, 812 E. Walnut, $1,500. 5-room and \\'i bath of brick. Max Logan, 615 Adams, $9,000, 6-room brick and bath. R. C. Allen, 101 S. Cresent Drive. 6-room frame brick veneer and bath, 55,000. Real estate transfers: C L and Terria Barnes to Odessa Carter, S50, E'/ 2 of NW'j-NE'/, of 17-15N-8E. Percy and Kay Wright, $200, to Cecil and Anne Cora Home, lot 3, block 1, Allison Add! Louis Rodgers and Ella Hall to Marie Hall, SI, lot 21, block 1 of Brawley. Vernon and Mildred Gregory to Wayne and Ruth Payne, $10 and other considerations, block 6, lot 113, Highland Add. Wallace and Mildred Hoke to Thomas and Leoza Brannum, $10 and other considerations, lot 7. block A, Chicago Mill and Lumber Company's First Add. Katie Paught to Frank and Marie Hodge, $100 and other .considerations, NW corner, lot 4 of Edna Vail Third Add. St. Francis Levee District to Beaulah E. Dew, si, lots 1 and 2, block 3, Matthews 2nd Add. William and Pearl Edwards to Owners of Record, $1, Irregular lots of NW'/, of NE'/ 4 of 31-15N-9E. Mississippi County Electric Cooperation, . Inc., to the United States of America, section 29-16N- 11E of 5 principal meridian, right of way. St. FrajlCis Levee District to Malcolm Greenway, $10.07, lots 1 and 2, block 6, Williams 1st Add. W. H. Rogers to Frank Hall, $200, part of NW/4 NE'/, of 17-15N-8E. Ella Thomas to Emmett C. Jones, $1, lot 3, block 7, Elliott Add. William Long to Fanny Long, $10 and other considerations, lot 12, block 1, Patterson Subdivision. W. J and Doris Allen and B. J. Allen, Jr.,- to Martha L. Allen, lot 6, block 2, Beasley Sub. and lot 3 of replat ot Lansing Add. Oti.s and Jo Nell and Lizzie Austin to S. E. and Elizabeth Austin, S10 and other considerations, E32 feet of 47 ft., lot 7, block C, Morris Add. Kemp and Mary Whisenhunt to Otis and Jo Nell Austin, $10 and considerations, lot 1, block 1, Coun- try Club Helghta Add. Frank Hall to E. R. Ohnnnofi, (1, S', Vl lot 1 of NW'A at NEft, n-15N-8E. Frank Barnec and Louis B»rn« to Frank Hall, 11 »nd otlwr considerations, lot 9 ot E'/4-NWKi rf 17-15N-8E. Mrs. Lamia Smith, Addlton T. Smith, James Henry Smith, Mary Smith, T. S. Wllks and CharlM and Marlon Smith, for $32,000, to Harold and Marie WrlKht, tract at land. 25.6 acres, WK-NWK o* 14-15N-11E. NOTICE Of" ANNUAL SCHOOL EI.KC'TIQN Wilson School Dl.lrict No. 2* Notice is hereby given that fch« Annual School Election for the year 1955 will be held In Wilson School District No. 25 of Mississippi County. Arkansas, on Saturday, March 19th, for the purpose of electing school directors, voting on school taxes and on such other measurea as may properly be submlted at said election. The polls will open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 6:30 p.m. at the foW lowing places: whitten School and Wilson Tavern. Given this 18th day of February, 1965. J. H. Grain, President J. E. Grain, Secretary Best You Can Buy Why Ever Pay More ? — because St. Joseph Aspiiia acts so fast to relieve colds' pain, headache. 12 tablet tin only lot. So do u milliou do— Get the BEST for LESS.., FOR SALE Whiskey Permit Shelving Counters Safe Desk Neon Tubing & Sign National Cash Register Almost new. SuUabte far any type business. Burroughs Adding Machine Will Sacrifice Call Joe Applebaum, Osceola NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION, LUXORA DISTRICT NO. 2 Notice is hereby given that the Annual School Election for the year 1955 will be held in Luxora School District No. 2 of Mississippi County, Arkansas, on Saturday, March 19th, for the purpose of electing school directors, voting on school taxes and on such other measures as may properly be submitted at said election. The polls will open at 8:00 A. M. CAMERA CENTER • Flash Bulbs • Color Film • Polaroid Film • Movie Film • We have Camerai and Projectors for rent. BARNEY'S DRUG STORE 2006 W. Main Ph. 3-3647 Everybody's Talking About . . . The Great New FERGUSON 35 with 4-WAY WORK CONTROL JACK ROBINSON IMPLEMENT CO. Moving to New Location \Vc nre moving; our plant to 2012 West Main, in the building formerly occupied by Gmpette Bottling Co., where we will be belter equipped to give you a better all-round cleaning- service. Our plant machinery will not be In operation Friday and Saturday . . . but our office will be open for the convenience of our customer*. BESTWAY CLEANERS Phone 2-2408 USED TRACTORS MOST ALL MAKES and MODELS W« havt the tractor for you I Come in today and have a look. 61 IMPLEMENT CO. " The Farmer's Home of Satisfaction" N. Hinhway fil Ph. 2-2-112 WE CAN SOLVE YOUR IRRIGATION PROBLEMS U. S. & Berkeley Turbine Pumps "Wells and irrigation — from start to finish" McKinnon Irrigation Co. Manila, Ark. 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But when you check into things, you discover this surprising fact: Buick is in the nation's top three when it comes to sales volume —and when it comes to low prices that make such huge popularity possible. The price we show here is one proof of that. And an even bigger one is the soaring success of the 1955 Buick — hottest car in all Buick sales history. * » — MIITON SItlE STABS fOI! BUICK-5.1 U. Oo why miss out on Buick style and power and room and ride when you can have it all if you can afford any new car? Why do yourself out of the fun and pride and deep satisfaction of bossing a big and brawny beauty like the one pictured here, when the dollars you pay for this Buick buy you so much more sheer automobile? And why pay extra for things like direction signals, oil-bath air cleaner, full-flow oil filler, automatic lighting in the glove compartment—when such things, and more, are yours in every new Buick as standard equipment at no extra cost? 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