The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 9, 1955 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 9, 1955
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PAOB TW9 BLYTHEYlLLf (ARK.) COURIER MEWS WEDNESDAY, MARCH », 1955 Louis Wolfson Moves Montgomery-Ward Campaign to Chicago CHICAGO (AP) — Louis Wolfson today brought his campaign for control of Montgomery Ward & Co. to the big mail order firm's home base. He planned to meet late today with Ward's Midwestern stockholders. Wolfson, New York; and Florida industrialist-financier, wants their votes for his slate at the election of Ward's directors next month. He has held similar meetings with stockholders of other areas in a nationwide tour. At a news conference yesterday, he said present directors of the company "have certainly neglected their duties and responsibilities to the stockholders." "Certain people who are exploit- Ing Sewell Avery, Ward chairman, should examine their conscience," he said. Followed By Detectives Asked what he meant by "exploiting Avery," he said, "I can't think that a man of Mr. Avery's Integrity would stoop to some of the things which have been done." Among other things, Wolfson said, he is being shadowed by private detectives. He said he believes big business has put pressure on some of his supporters to withdraw from the Ward's fight. One Wolfson supporter, E. W. Endter, said R. G. Follls, president of Standard Oil Co. of California, told him to get off Wolfson's slate of directors. As a result. Endter said, he resigned as president of California Oil Co., a subsidiary of Standard Oil of California. Endter said "evidently immediate and heavy pressure was put on Standard Oil of California" to get him out of the Ward situation, adding: "Obviously the leverage was economic reprisal on Standard Oil of California." At San Francisco, a spokesman for Standard Oil of California categorically denied that outside pressure on the company had anything to do with Endter's resignation. Another Wollson associate, former Notre Dame Football Coach Frank Leahy, said at the news conference that "several men in the business world told me to get out of anything controversial." In advance of Wolfson's meeting with stockholders today, the Ward management ran large advertisements in all Chicago newspapers, asking Wolfson several questions. The questions included: Will you reveal the interests, above the owners of the 200 shares you have disclosed, which are backing in your effort to control Ward's? . Would you consider it an honest trusteeship on the part of Ward's management if it were to use the cash assets of the company to buy control of New York, Shipbuilding Corp. and Devoe & Reynolds? (These are companies headed by Wolfson and which have bought some Ward stock.) How much are you and your family and associates profiting personally from the various exchanges now proposed by Merrill-Chapman & Scott? (This is a Wolfson company which has proposed an exchange of stock with New York Shipbuilding.) Will you supply stockholders with a complete breakdown of all sales, Insurance premiums and other business or financial transactions through which you, your family or your personally owned companies have profited since Jan. 1, 1953, by dealings • with publicly owned companies dominated by you? POWER IN A SMALL PACKACE-The Mighty Mite, small enough to be airlifted by helicopter, and tough enough to drive through knee-deep mud, is expected to aid our combat military forces. It Is considerably lighter than the Jeep, has four-wheel drive and can supposedly do 57 mph. Because of its balance, it can be driven on three wheels or on a flat tire without damage, according to the Detroit, Mich., manufacturer. Mighty Mite can carry a 500-pound payload while towing another 1000 pound* over a rough terrain. Betty Mutton Honeymooning Again LAS VEGAS, Nev. (JP) — Betty Button is honeymooning today with "the right kind of man." He's Alan Livingston, record company executive. The bouncy blonde comedienne, singer and actress was married to Livingston yesterday by Dist. Judge Prank McNamee. It was her third marriage. When she originally announced she planned to wed again, she said she had found the "right kind of man," and intended to retire and "live quietly." Three months latei' she was back in show business. Retirement \vns "boring," she said. She and Livingston didn't disclose their honeymoon plans. She is scheduled to app:.'?.r March 17 at the Beachcomber in Miami, Fla. Miss Hutton gave her <v,e as 34 8 fid Livirr'fiton said he \vns 3"i. Ho obtained a divorce cnl.y five chiys PACKAGED ICE CREAM ICE CREAM ICE CREAM ICE CREAM ICE CREAM ICE CREAM ICE CREAM Guaranteed Quality We manufacture our own High Quality Ice Cream KREAM KASTLE DRIVE IN 5 B-A-A-A-A — "Miss Bopeep" is pretty Helen Ford of Hollywood, Calif. The 18-year-old lovely was selected for the title by the Imperiaj Valley Lamb Feeders, who are busy promoting their product Snowbound Truck Drivers Thrive On Freight LANDER, Wyo. (IP) — Two truck drivers went on an orange and celery diet after their truck stalled on the snowbound South Pass Highway. Harvey Thomas and his brother of Salt Lake City found shelter in a State Highway Department dugout housing a rotary snowplow near Rock Creek. There they stayed two days and nights while waiting for snowpLows to open the road. They had plenty to eat but little variety. Their produce truck was loaded with nothing but oranges and celery. No Low Job READING. Pa. (£V-The post of dog catcher is usually regarded as the bottom of the political ladder but there are plenty of takers in Berks County. Thirty-five applicants had filed by yesterday for the 53,800-a-year Job which had been held by John D. Moll for the past 26 years. Singer Wed LAS VEGAS, Nev. W) — Singer Vicki Young. 36, and drummer Hal Blaine, 26, were married yesterday by Dist. Judge Frank McNamee. Miss Young said Blaine would continue his band work, but will also be her business manager. LITTLl LIZ— Sometimes It's difficult t« de-i clde whether to say what you think or keep your friends. •««• Lester Lee and Dean Lee and family returned Tuesday from Arizona. Willie Lee was badly burned in a pipe line -explosion while away. Mr. and Mrs. Elz Ford and bbys of Wilson spent Friday here with here parents, Mr. and Mrs. Warner Hargraves. Jackie Blackard, HM 2, is expected home the latter part of this month, having left Korea on March 6 after 15 months of overseas service. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Warhurst and son, Roger Lynn, left Thursday for Shreveport, La., where he is stationed with the Air Force. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Poor, Mr and Mrs. J. C. Warhurst and L. C. Warhurst of Memphis recently visited with friends and relatives here. Pvt. Billy Johnson and Pvt. Norman Bean returned the latter part of last week to Camp Gordon, Ga., after having spent two weeks here with friends and relatives. Pfc. Lavell Cox left Wednesday for Cheyenne, Wyo., after spending several days here with friends and relatives. Pvt. Willie Young left Thursday for camp in Virginia after a furlough here with relatives. Airmen 3/c Ray Jones and Clay Jones left Wednesday for Canada, where they will be on tour of duty for the next several months. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Lee Balch and baby and Mr. and Mrs. Curtis Balch and children left Saturday for Detroit, Mich., after a week's visit with Mrs. J. H. Balch and other relatives. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Wise and children of Nettleton spent- the weekend here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Barnes. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Ramsey and baby, Mr, and Mrs. Charles Clanton and children and Mrs. Harry Summers left Friday for their homes at Houston, Tex., and Mor- ffanza, La. Mr. and Mrs. Ewell Mitchell and daughter, of Hawthorn, Nev., are here for a visit with his mother, Mrs. Mary Mitchell. They are. en Kt's Hie season for SMMRMIN& TERMITES Worfd'i larj.rt f til Control Co. n»m EXTEftMmATme COMPANY, DR. I> O.E.Co.l.c.lW S^P^II^--— FREE INSPECTIONS Phone 3-8233 ago in Acapulco, Mexico, from Mrs. Elaine Livingston, who divorced him Feb. 24 in Santa Monica, Calif. Miss Hutton divorced dance director Charles O'Cnrrnn in Las Vegas Feb. 21 and also won a California interlocutory degree last j July 1. Both California decrees j would not become final until a year | aftfjr they were granted. i Miss Hutton had been married to } O'Cvirran for three years and before that was the wife of Ted Briskin, camera manufacturer. WE CAN SOLVE YOUR IRRIGATION PROBLEMS U. S. & Rcrkeley Turbine Pumps "Wells and irrigation — from start to finish" McKinnon Irrigation Co. Manila, Ark. Ph. 112 or 190 New Awnings—Awning Repair Phone 3 - 4-2-9-3 SMITH AWNING CO. (Formerly Ford Awning Co.) ATTENTION LADIES l-39c Pol Flower for Ic With Each $3.00 or More Purchase! EGGS, Large.Fresh Z Dot S9c CANOVA BLACK PEPPER, Pure Ground Me 2 8-oz. FLAVORING, 1 Lemon or 1 Vanilla, Reg. ISc ca 35c TURNIPS i TOPS or COLLAR!) GREENS lOc SWEET POTATOES l!u. St.09.... 5 Ib. Baf 2Sc POTATOES, No. 1 10 Ib. BaR 39c PURE SORGHUM MOLASSES Ql. 69c li Gal. SI.19 GLADIOLA CAN BISCUITS 3 Cans 29c Save 75% on Your Garden FRESH CABBAGE PLANTS 'I Bchs. 4!)c FRESH ONION PLANTS J Bchs. -Ilk SEED FK'DSII POTATOES 10 Ib. Bag S2.19 Complete Slock of Bulk Gn>-<!e-! Seed & Plants— Also Lawn Seed & Fertilizer! BLYTHEVILLE CURB MKT. Open till 10 p. m. Every Night ATTENTION FARMERS Clean Your Own Seed and Save The new all metal Clipper M -!B Grain, Seed and Bran Cleaner means higher crop yields and greater profits for ? ou by eliminating . . weed seeds . , , small and cracked seeds , . . for- elf[n crop seeds . . . Inert material!!, from your wed, New CLIPPER M-2B Today's Most Modern Farm Seed Cleaner! BYRUM IMPLEMENT CO. 118 F. Main St. Phone .1-.M04 route to Newport, R'.. I. Hubert Jewel, USN of Norfolk, Va., Is en route home for 31 dayi with his wife and his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew Jewel. Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Fitzgerald of Chicago, spent the weekend here as guests of her parents, Mr. andn Mrs. Willie Sornson. Miss Willie Ma,e Carr of Luxora and David Vaughn of Dyess and Port Jackson, S. C., were married Monday night, Feb. 28, at Hernando, Miss. Everett. Grist "left Thursday for Pontiac, Mich., where he is to be employed. Pvt. Vernon Nichols of Fort Knox, Ky., has arrived for 30 days leave here with his wife and parents before leaving for overseas duty In Germany. Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Tippy and children of Wilson spent Saturday here as guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Charley Sornson. Mr. and Mrs. William Jacobs and son, Ronald Lynn, went to Henderson, Term., Saturday for several days visit with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lester Jacobs. Mr. and Mrs. Guy Hinson qf Breeze, 111., will also spend the weekend with their parents at Henderson. Mrs. Charles Murphy of St. Louis is visiting here as guest of relatives and friends. Staff Sgt. Coy Henson of Sedalia, Mo;, and Miss Pearl Arwood of Memphis were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. H. 0. He~ son. Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Woody left Tuesday for * two week vi»it with relttivea in Colby, K»ns. James Towell of Memphis is visiting his brother, Howard Towell, and family. Mr. and Mrs. Murell Blackwell visited his father, Ray Blackwell, Saturday. D. C. Dobbins of Pontiac, Mich., was a guest of friends here Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. C. 0. Powell returned Wednesday from Heber Springs, where they visited his father, E. E. Powell. Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Towell of Memphis, spent the weekend here with relatives. Jimmy Smith and Jimmy Kimbrell of Senatobia State Teachers ColeJge at Senatobia, Miss., spent the weekend here with relatives. Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Goodman and children of Memphis spent the weekend here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jess Goodman. . John Ramer arrived Friday, from Michigan City, Ind., for an extended visit with relatives and friends. Mrs. Troy Stansbury worked In the postofflce Saturday as Mr. Holland was sick. The Baptist Church announced a revival beginning March 20, services to begin each night at 7:30, the Rev R. B. Grotto of Lepanto doing the preaching each evening. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Clifton of Pontiac, Mich., announce the birth of a son, Russell Mitchell, Thursday, March 3, at General Hospital in Pc-nllac. Mr. and Mrs. Clifton are former Dyess residents. Mr. and Mrs. Ira Winningham and daughter, Dorecn, spent the weekend at McRne, Ark, guests °> her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Smith. Llnvllle Bowls "ill. Buchanan Chevrolet Company of °«™>' l .. w ''* in Dyess Friday. He formerly lived at Dyess. Mrs R R. Holland and Miss Jo- ami Cash were Blythevllle shoppers Saturday. Pvt. Billy ingle Is due to be home soon from Camp Gordon, da. Mrs. Iva Lou Minor and son Paul, of Whltton spent Friday night as guests in the Peterson home. Rev Louis Yendred is conducting a revival at the Assembly of God Church. Services begin each evening at 7:30 o'clock. New walks have been laid at First Methodist Churhc In Dyess. Mrs. C. D. Vaughn spent Monday in Memphis with relatives. Mr and Mrs. S. 0. Davis and son and Mrs. Dolly Davis were Sunday guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. Odls Rice. Mr. and Mrs. Allen Rider of Co- lumbus, Oa., are visiting relatives here. Mrs, C. D. Vaughn was honored Sunday by having her family gather at her home In Dyess for t family reunion. All her children were present. Thirty-four attended Hie dinner. Richard Delano Brewer, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Brewer, has joined the United States Marines and Is stationed at Parris Island, S. C., where he Is undergoing train- Ing. Pfc. Clyde J. Daniels of St. Louis will arrive Friday for a visit with friends and relatives. Misses Peggy Balch, Martha Benton, Ann Taff, Neta Kimbrell and Mary Lou Balch visited in Lepanto Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Eaves and children of Memphis spent Saturday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Balch. Slightly rusted sewing needles can be made workable again by pressing them Into a cake of soap. VEST AUTO LAB S. Highway 61 . Ph. 3-9718 MALLORY MAG-SPARKS DUAL POINT Ignition Conversions Sold & Installed sfatulitin VALUES FOR THE HOME! SAVE! PERMA-TOP TABLES WITH MIRACLE LIFETIME PLASTIC WPS! Your Choice of Any Table Mahogany Finish! Week WADE FURNITURE CO. "Trade with. Wade and Save" 112 W. Main Phone 3-3122

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