The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 25, 1947 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25, 1947 BI.YTHKVII.LB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Meyers Loses Army Pension Former Air Force Officer Slated to Face Court Martial WASHINGTON. Nov. 25. (UP) — Court martini charges arn belnx prepared against MaJ. Gem. BcmicU K. Meycr.s. Air Force Secretary \v. Suiari, Symington announced yc.s- lordaj', "The time and ch;ugo.s arc bt'injj j cooidinaletJ with the plans of the : Department of Justice," Syinitiyton i .said. i The Air Force. Symington said. , also lias taken steps lo snip Meyer} I of nil iiis decorations and iuvard-s. I In addillnn. a $549 n month disabil- ! ity relireineiit . pension \\-liich he ' has been receiving ulso has liwri Blind Pupils Aid Lions Club Campaign Meyers acuwll.v ha.s been iccoiv- ing S4G1 a month. In itddiiion 588 lia.s been aliotted (o his insurance. Symington revealed that the Air Force has been working for several inorUns in cooperation with the Justice Department in Investigating the • _ wartime financial deals of the air i Series of Conferences force procurement officer. The Jns- : tice Department will ask a Wash- l.l'IT'I.K ROCK. Ark.. N'ov. 25. ton grand Jury for an inclicl- i Students lit, Arkansas School for Ihe Blind In Little Rock* rue shown here folding nnd preparing envelop ami .-wills for in-line' In the first minual "Be TtianK/ul you {Jan See" campaign .sponsored by the mon thitn 100 Lions clubs lei Arkan^a. 1 ; during November. Proceeds of Ihe fimd will be used to maintain lh Uons sponsored Vocational Adjustment. Center lor Adult Blind In LIUIe Hock nnd lo provide visual alrts j MKs and surgery for underprivileged children In home tomunltle.s. These joiincAtcrs «re voHmlci>rlne tor this work and on Ibelr own time al Ihe School (or the Blind to give Arkansas' adult blind people a dinner to overcome llietr afflictions through training at the I.Ulle Hock Center. Kvclyn Teuilell. both at Manila. Alvln StrlKMicr of I'nihln nu HOT her, Mo., nnd Miss Mabln Kl<trt. o: Alnsworth, Mo. v .hnucs c. IVnnliiKlon ^Lid Mbvi Mni Kl uvl Klildlc, l«l!i of Illylhc- l Mile. ifonl Wllkerson ol DuiiloUc nut Mte Helen N^istlon of nos«, Ciarlnmt F. IJIes of Joncslxuo imi Miss fjHverne Onrretl of Bly- tlievillr. ti. F. Maiighum and Miss Knle Malmn, both of IllyUievllle. f'loyd Ktrtwell of curentown. imi. unit. Mls.s l/orene Dltfey of Ar morel. l.eltoy veiiRei «nd Mlsa Slmio- Iclle Meek-, Ijotli of Illyttievllk. Hnrbery J. DIIWS or 'l.lttle Hock • nil Mrs. Idn. Duraon of lllyllic- vllle. Junior Jlaker nnd Mts.^ Itinllm '1'rexlei-, belli of Arnmrel. Trnvl.i 'I'nrner Nenl of l.t'iNinto Hint Miss Uniim Ion Mulllns of Ash Flutt. Thomas Steed Hint Miss Hetty 1/on Kcniirniorc, both of Osceoln. Cecil ChHpUi of Ix'achvlllr and Imutsi^Nurle ttoliH. of Rect- (Jbiiimbll.™ at MunlU Ceorgfl WlKlnlon nnd Miss Hor llin Mlllor, l>olIv of HlyLlu'vlllr. r l1iouift!i J. I'tarco iuir) Ml.« Wln- nln Mnrle Patterson, Ixtth J .Oiichvllle. I, Charles .1. Scliniiikcr o[ Rnpld, Midi., nnd Mrs. New Poiice Chief For City at Hot Springs HOT SPIUNQS, Ark,, Nov. UA iUl>; .-• Mllforri BundeiB heads tlio llol Sprlnfts J'ollco iMpiirlinrnl lo- <tuy, following hl.s election hy the City Council last nlRiil, Me succeeds William ArnulraiiK who hus been holdliiK the (K>st lejujwrarlly at the rottue.st of Mayor Kicks. In other action Ihe council nv dui'cd monthly K^ibiij:c eollecllon fees tor prlvsle livmUle.s from H.ftf) lt>»l,(H>, A special city election will be lu-lrl Dee. 'i to allo\v voters lo decide on A method for collecting wile on txw. 30 of H4I.OOO In city garbage. The ['Oilni'l! also aiilhoi lu'd (he waterworks bonds, the rt-uuilnliiR securities of & IGfll.OfK) hsim nu- thorl/.cd by the previous administration to cnlargi! Ihe water s.vslem. we If Jre to " YES to LOANS AUTOMOBILE • SIGNATURE • CO-MAKER * FURNITURE 122 W. Ash St. BLYTHEVILLE ; [ Agri Leaders Schedule inglo rneni this week' on the h;tsj.<> of a .senate investigation, Symington nisc-ioseu um Meyers "told us a .shocking story" on Oct. 11 and sugKe.sted that he be conn inarLiaied immediately "(o keep my name from bc?in» smeared across the nation by Sen, Uloiner) Ferguson." Ferguson i.s chninnaji of the Senate War Investigating Subcommittee which turned up Meyers' dealings in aviation stocks and alleged secret ownorshi]) of a war plant. Symington said Meyers at the Oct. 11 interview slnied that he had not-' reccive'd any cooperation whatever | from the Air Force ii- his troubles. ; "He added he was afraid his test- ' imony would have to bring in a 'lit of important people'." Symington said. "The implied threat was obvious." . ; Symington .said ihe Air Force was : convinced thai Meyers wanted :i ' court martial as a moans o£ fore- j stalling public hearing by the Hen- j ate, committee. j Arkansas Stock Judging : Champions Off to Chicago-. CHICAGO, 111., Nov. 25. <UP>—j Arkp.n.sas junior .state champion judging icam will compete in I tie 1947 international livestock exposition Hnd horse show at Chicago Nov. 29 to Dec. 6. Three Arkansas farm youths will compete against 24 other state champions in the junior livestock judging contest on the opening day of the show. The Arkansas t«atn In- ] clUdc^.Onuige P. Hillai'd of Ozark-,] Joe-VV51 lines Of Harrison, and the first Arkansas girl ever ro partici- paw iii the exposition, l>aure.sa Tia- ..'da.e of Malverii. i.UP>--As£0^iate Agricultural Extension Director Aubrey D. Gates has announced that a series of conference.* will be scheduled throughout Arkansas to discuss mi'an.s of 'conforming with an agriculture department n:quest to keep production up lo wartime levels. The request to keep production tip was made by Secretary of Agrl- ; culture Clinton Anderson. Gate* , nih™n -n ' predicted that Arkansas farmer* ! J , or ' e tiibson, 27 | would so all out on-food and feed \ J° dle tilbson. i production In an effort to help ease | hunger in the world. 46 Arrested as Operators Of Three-State Vice Ring PORTSMOUTH, O., Nov. 2, r >. <U1') ----- Ten of 48 per sorts, jailed wlivn FBI agents srnaMiPri a whltr slave rhiB oiirraling in Ohio, Kentucky nnd W(Vit Virginia, were charged yesterday with viol in ion of the Mann Act uiul held under $ 10,000 bond t'iu-h. Eight wore iinftiyiiPil ixtlorft U, S. Commit loner Ijiunrnce M. Kimble hei'fl- Tliey wen: Klby Brown. 30, Haverhill. O.; Jcnn Ell- ronlon. O.; Km- husbniid. Ollie NIchoLi, and Robert Worlhlnston, 20, Sahlnn, O. Those armlgned In L'oi'LsinniiMi wnrc LiiTc.sU'd hi Iron ton's GD-yt'ar old rod UK hi rilslrld aloiiR with 35 others who wore lield us material vrit.nr.s.sP5, Commissioner Kimble .said dates (or preliminary hoailDtfs would be .yit later.* Dreifus' Great 1 am age Licer.s Nichols, fronton, O.; Em- ! Ironton, O.; her The following couple. 1 ; obtained marriage licenses over I lift week t-iid In the office of Miss Elizabeth niythe. county clerk. Clarence C. Arnold and Miss ROOM FOR RENT By the Week —at— ABRAHAM'S TOURIST COURT Highway 61, South IT'S TIME TO GET YOUR STARRING America's Finest, Smartest EASIEST TERMS IN TOWN! The Coffee with Extra-Abundant Flavor, Aroma and Richness Gei it in your favorite grind today — Dripkut Perk-Kut or Glassdrip • Get more pep and power for your car with a real Mercury Engine Tune-Up. More economy, more pleasure, too! 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