The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 13, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 13, 1947
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PACK TWO Memphis Crash, b Investigated Army Holds Inquiry; Identifications of 11 Dead Are Released 'MEMPHIS, Tenn,, Dec. IS. (Up) —Three Army boards today Investigated the crash of an Army transport plane here Thursday night as officials worked toward the full Identification of the 20 or 31 soldier* killed In the accident. Th« names of U of the dead were released by the Army yesterday. They were: Maj. Spofford E. Avery, 39, Brewer, Me., executive officer of the 1st Cutded Mlssle Bat- Ullon; Sgt. Ernest H. Fleming, 19, ef Newburgh, N. Y.; Pvt. J. Taylor, of Washington, D. C.; T-4 L. H. Lancaster, 19, of Beardstown, ill,; T-4 R. L. May, 19, of HaJelton, Pa • T-5 f. R. Bamford, IS, of Easton Pa.; Pfc. J. J. Efshaken, 20, of New Brunswick,-N. J.; Pfc. J. J. Maxwell, 18, Maspeth, Long Island, N. Y.; Pfc. Carlo Trunzon, 18, of Tarentum, Pa.; and D. Amos, recently discharged, present address not determined. Unofficially, the name of Pfc. | Sidney C. Perrell, Negro, of Baltimore, Md., was listed among the dead. i No other names were released by ' Army authorities, but it was dts- ' closed that nine soldiers from the rocket and guided missile testing grounds at White Sands, N. M. and Irom Ft. Bliss, Tex., were among the victims. , Several others of the dead were rationed at the Army's Aberdeen Proving Grounds In Maryland Final release of the names of all dead was to come from the home base of each man. Attempted Landing The Army c-47 crashed when it attempted to land here on a flight from Blgji Field, E] Paso, Tex All occupant* of the plane were killed instantly. The home base of the transport was Aberdeen, Md. The plane's manifest showed mat 30 men were aboard, but Army of- Jlcials here believed there may have been a 31st victim, an aerial hitchhiker. Piecing the bodies and limbs together was so difficult that it was not yet certain whether 20 or 21 were killed, authorities said. Caute of the crash and subse- querjt explosion was not known, but three military boards inquired Into »U angles today. Maj. Eugene Pitts of Olarksdale, Miss, was appointed Investigator at the scene Thursday ..Yesterday two other boards ar- 2r"i v, ? e> lnc!udto S Ma.j. James We^J>« Eglln Field, Fla., and a from Lanelev BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Goodfclldw Returns for 19th Year To Same Old Stand to Help Needy Bus and Truck Operators fleet Association Officers ' ' - . delegates to the 15th ntlon of the Arkansas Bus and Truck Association were on » 1°** =«er having £ " ert * greater m - tte manner In which tex dollars arc "Pent , e i l P - Gra > lson of tn " Motor Transport Asso- the vehicle op- Paid nearly half .w oUn * tax r « e »«« Arkansas last year was eoll ected fc-r a ri m,?'" Oravso '> "eclar- ed, and your Industry should have T^ V 1 should te 'Wilt." _ This year's tax revenue gasoline to Arkansas will reach »18,500,000 * " «t the meeting by their early sessions, the Iruck- T Bn l, bU f °W rato » e^cted Ro- McClendon of Bri "9* Charges ROCK ' Ark • Dec. 13 ein e 1 ^ Claus l5 lla "le get into trouble when he tries mond aW8y * $25 ° dollar ™_The Arkansas state Board of op- . a Ooodfellow at Chrlitmu time It Just a hobby with Eddto M. Ford, Blythevllle insurance aale*- man and civic worker, but It'a a hobby that he enjoys and ha* practiced for the past 1» years. Mr. Ford left yesterday afternoon for Littlo Rock where ho will got his usual skillet and bell and »t«nd on the aame old corner where he has stood for the past 19 year* soliciting fundi for the Salvation Army to help the needy. Mr. Pord will spend 10 day* In lattlo Rock aiding the Salvation Army In the Christina* drive and when be return* to BlythevJJle he will bring with him some IS or 30 baskets of food which he will distribute among Blythevllle's needy families. "I enjoy my work In Little Rock," Mr. Ford told a Courier Newi reporter prior to hli departure y«- tcrday, "and I know the Salvation Army appreciates It. In past years 1 have averaged lollcitlng close to 11,000 during my week* stay. I hope I can do as well Uii» year." Mr. Ford pays hi* own oxpensu while doing hU Ooodfellow work. Negro's Case Advanced for Early Trial LITTLE ROCK, Ark., D« 13 (UP) — The trial of 30 year old Little Rock Negro Edward Pugh has been moved up to Dec l« in response to public demand. Pugh is charged with criminal assault In conectlon with an attack on a two wid a h»]f year ola Negro In moving up th« trial date, Pu- laskl Circuit judge Qua Fuik commented "the public Is clamoring for action on thl* and almilar cases." Pugh will be tried before a Jury I regardless of hla plea. Thl, fc ne l cessary because a state law prevents a Judge from Imposing the death penalty. In order to make way for the trial of Pugh, the case of three Little Rock men charged with alleged irregularities In dealings with the State Hospital was moved back one week. The men involved are U. S "Boots" Coleman, Woodrow White nnd Virgil Bullurd, who have been Indicted on charges of false pretense. E. H. Ford Marriage License The following couplej obtained marrlnge licenses yesterday In th« office of Miss Elizabeth Blythe county clerk. Chester Lee Griffith and Miss NInn Jean Davis, both of Rnseland. William tTank Beggn of Manila and Miss Edith Ruedell Smith of Blythevllle. J. 'C. Whittle and Miss Johnnie Carwyle, both of Blythevllle. CHURCH NEWS TTMcMnf Services, T:00 p.m. Sunday School, lo a.m. Second and 4th Sundays Preaching Services, 11 a.m. Young People, «:30 Cm. HALT MOON ASSEMBLY OF GOII Hvtla IUA(*n, metlof yutor Sunday School, 10 a.m. Charlts Springer, superintendent. Morning Worship, 11 a.m. Evening Worship, 8 p.m. Wednesday prayer meeting, p.m. CHURCH OP CHRIST I. W. BUrall, puUr Sunday School, B:50 a.m. Worship Service. 10:50 a.m. Bible Study, «:4j p.m. Evening Bervlcf, ( p.m. IMMANUEL BATTI8T CHURCB A. M. H*uUD, p»Ur Bund»y School, "10 n.m Mornlnt Worship, 11 »m Trsininc Union, 7 p.m., evenln* Service, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night prayer -.jrvlce, 1 p.m. Health Department Probe Ordered in Little Rock LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dec. 13. thur M. Corley has announced he will conduct an investigation of the city Health Department next week. Alderman Corley *ald be --'•• other city official* .had complalntov ot' *fem>loT% i faction" in the Affcuiment, HWGJM said he expected to begin the ch'vk-' up Wednesday or Thursday, Oes 24 or 25. i Mayor Snin Wassell appointed Corley to Investigate th» matter Thursday. The remainder of the Investigating committee is made up of Little Rock Aldermen Roy Kumpe and Franklin Loy. ; Motorist Faces Charge ' After Officer is Injured MUUPREESBORO, Ark., Dec. 13 (UP) — World War n veteran Herbert Barnes, 23, of Delight, has been charged with reckless driving and Is under $1,000 appearance bond, in connection with the hit- and-run Injury of a plk« County deputy sheriff. Sheriff Robert Baker said Barnes admitted running Into Dnputy hut Barnes 1* quoted as say-In* he tometry filed suit yesterday In Pu- laskl Chancery Court against "an unknown Santa Olaus," and two Little Rock Jewelers. The board says Santa Claus has been giving handbills to Little Rock Christmas shoppers urging them to register at the Jewelery and optical store operated by Sam Rlley nnd A. J. Nlcolay, to be eligible for the diamond. The board holds this to be a violation of the state statute against -advertising optometry. PROMISED LAND METHODIST CHURCH Ray L. McLester, pallor 1st, 3rd, 5th Sundays. Preaching services, n a.m. Sunday School every Sunday, 10 a.m. Second and Fourth Sunday* Preaching services 7;00 p.m. JTAKBRO METHODIST CHURCH Ray L. McLester. pastor lit, 3rd, 5th Sundays. Sheriff Jewel Roberts near Antoine, wa« "too scared at the time" to •top the car. Meanwhile, Roberts Is reported o't, the critical list at a Little Rock I hospital and Improving: | HRST METHODIST CHt'KCB Allen O. Stewart, puitor Church School, »:« a.m. Wor«hlp Service, 10:RO a.m. Benlor Youth Fellowship, CrSO pjn. Intermediate Youth Fellowship, 6:30 p.m. Worship Bervlc*, 7:30 p.m. Choir practice, Wednesday CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH 16th and Cblckaaawk* P. H. Jernlgan, pastor Sunday Bchool, »:ia a.m. Morning Worship, n a.m. B. T U., «:45 p.m. Evening Worship, 9 pjn. Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7:30 p.m. FULL GOSPEL TABERNAOI.Z Vent Bowlln, pastor Bunday-School, 8:45 «.m Morning Worship, 11 am Young People, 8:45 p.m. Evening Worship, 7:30 p.m. ASSEMBLY OF GOD CHURCH L. O. Ramsey, paitor Sunday School, 9:45 a.ta. Morning Worship, 11 ajn. Christ Ambassador Services 8:30 Children's Church, 6:30 p.m. Evangelistic Service B, 7:30 p.m. BURDETTE CHURCH OF GOD R. E. Shaw, pastor Sunday Scnool, 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, u a.m. Youth Service. 7 p.m. Evening Service, 8 p.m. LAKK STREET METHODIST CHURCH H. H. Blevbu, pastor Church School, 8:50 a.m. Morning Worship, 10:60 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship, 1:00 p.m. Evening Worship, 7:30 pjn. Prayer Meeting, Wed. 7 pjn. GATEWAY TABCRNACLB L. O. Btnn, pastor Church Service, 9:15 am Evening Worship, 7:30 pm Church oervlce, Wednesday »nd Friday, 7:30 p.m. r»8T CHURCH ot THE NAZAKENfc Daniel .Siaff..rd, pastor Morning Worship, . n , m Young People's Meeting, 7:15 pm Evening Worship, g nn>. Bunday Bchool, >:46 am NUMBER NINK KAPTIST CHURCH Howard II. Kinr, pai(«r Bunday School, »:« «jn Morning Worship, Ham. Training Union, 7 DJB Evening Wor»hlp, a pjn. Buy Your Plumbing, Heating and Appliances From An Old Reliable Firm... W« Carry Well-Known Brands Such As: • Srnithway Electric Water Heatera • Amn Electric Room Warmer • Evans Automatic OiUFirtd Heater • Smithway Butane Water Heater* ALSO— "W« Service Any Equipment We Sett' Win. Fraser Plumbing & Heating fe»» Cherry S ° Uth ' B ^ th *vll!e Hospital p hont flWSi v Arkansas-Missouri State Line Special Sunday Dinner $1.00 Chicken & Waffles or Ham Loaf Pineapple Salad if CHOICE OF TWO + Creamed Potatoes Lima Beans English Peas Served With Our Own Delicious Hot Rolls Asparagus OPEN CHRISTMAS DAY Turkey Dinners by Reservation Only CLOSED MONDAYS STREET BAPTIST O. n. M canoe, pwtor Bunday School, 9:30 a.m Morning Worjhlp, 10-&5 am Training Union 6:45 g m Evening Worship 1:3o p.m. FLAT LAKE METHODIST CHURCH Ray L. Mcl.ester, paitor Every Sunday Preaching Service 9:30 am Sunday Bchool, 10:30 a m ' Young People, 6:30 p.m. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH E. C. Brown, pastor Sunday School, 9:« am Morning Worship, 10'55 am Training Union, 8:30 pm Evening Worship. 7:30 pm Sunday School Cabinet Meeting «:45 p.m. Officers' and Teachers' Meeting 7 p.m. Prayer Service, 7:30 p.m. CHURCH OF THlTlMMACULATE CONCEPTION Rev. Francis B. McDevitt, paslor Rev. Paul Bujarski, assistant, pastor. Sunday Masses 7:30 and 10-30 Weekday Masses, 7:30 pjn. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH Rev. R. 8. Balrd, pastor Sunday School, 9:45 a.m Morning Worship, 10:50 a.m. ST. STEPHENS EPISCOPAL CHURCH Church School, 9:30 a.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SERVICES Woman'i Clubhoiue, 1436 W. Main "God the Preserver ol Man," is the subject of the Lesson-Sermon which will be rend in all Churches nnd Societies of the Church of Christ, Scientist, on Sunday. Wednesday evening meetings 8 o'clock. FULLER BRUSHES MAKS IIGHT WORK OF HOUSEWORK WAXES and POLISHES BEAUTY PREPARATIONS <AU O» -WIITE C. C. ELDRIDGE DISTRIBUTOR 1612 W. Cherrr Phone 419« HMT PBC8BYTEKIAN CMUKU Marrey T. Kidd, pastor Sunday School, 8:45 a.m. Morning Worship, U a.m. Wednesday Choir Practice, TJO p.m. •ATURDAY. DECEMBER 18, 294T FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH Robert JMf er, paitor Sunday School, 10 n.m: Worship Sorrtce and Communion 11 a.m. ' Tuesday, Adult Bible Claw 7-4J p.m. Friday. Mens Club Meeting, 7:» p.m., at P. G. Relchel home. TEMPLE ISRAEL Dr. Alfred Vise, rabbi Sunday School, 10:00 a.m. Servlcei with Sermon, 7:30 p.m. followed by social hour. Youth Group meets at 8:45 pjn. ^™" l *™'^*"iii*HBBlKyifi^ Christmas Trees Holly & Mistletoe f Cedars—Any Size |Sp«cljlI Price. „ BuslneM Firmr, $ Churchet and School, flace Your Orde'r Now/ Morelond's \ MUSIC STORE I 4221 Osceolo Churches FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH L. K. Still Jr., paitot Bible School, 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, 10:50 a.m. Evening Service, 7:00 p.m. Midweek Service, 7:30 p.m. ST. MATTHEW'S CHURCH Vrancii B. McDcvItt, pastor Mass, 9:00 a.m. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH I'. T. Lawrence, pastor Sunday School, 8:45 am. Morning Worship, n a.m Young People, 5:00 p.m. Wednesday evening service, 7:30 p.m. FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Russell J. Chibb, pastor Sunday School, 9:45 a.m Morning Worship, 11:00 am. B. T. Union, 8:30 p.m. Evening Service, 7:30 p.m • Midweek Service, 7:30 p.m. CHURCH OF CHRIST O. C. Thompson, pastor Bible School, 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m. Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Bible Study, Tuesday and Friday FIRST PENTECOSTAL CHURCB Norman Kent, pastor Sunday School. 9:45-a. m. Morning Service, 11:00 a.m. Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. FIRST METHODIST CHURCH Herschelle Couchman, pastor Sunday School, 9 MS a.m. Morning :ervice, 11:00 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship 8'IS p.m. "veiling Service, 7:30 p.m.! Mvtr tind » b*tt«f Qirittnui prtwnt ilun ihii (OoJ.looking, itvrd. tolor Scoottr. And u:t »h«i tM winu (or ^ui'ck, Mf*. -xnkll! u*ntpon*lio*L Up to IS * ML evtiy {illon o{ IM. Comlotv rkjirj. Eily lo drfva. Tiltw plM* »iv1 Um;ly eir. A [ifi h* willui* BLYTH EVILLE Machine Shop 211 So. Znil St. Phone Z828 .... Stays Fresh Longer! IT'S TIME TO EAT At ~RU5T!C INN New Hours: 11 a.m. til 12 p.m Try Us For Fine Foods! RADIO REPAIR 1 AND 2 DAY SERVICE ON ANY MAKE OR MODEL RE- LTABLE WORKMANSHIP PHONE 2642 We call for and Deliver FRED CALL1HAN Electrical Appliance Co. Authorized Motorola Radio Sales mad Service Itt South First St. Damp feet, as • result at iMn •hoes *nd Jofei. fnviles bid <oldi. E*rot«t your and your cMIdrcn's health by keeping •feet* In ^ood r«i>Alr S« us. irv SHOC SHOP W. M n I N ST. Free Delivery Call PICKARD'S GROCERY Phon« 2043 1044 Chickasawba Concrete Tile Sewer TiU •'«• «, » ao* t Inch Culvert Til* Sim 1», 12, 15, 1», n. H. M k «nd M Inch A. H. WEBB •wy. (1 at gut* Lin* Phono Blrtheiillc 714 * NiW ^ and Used Electric MOTORS Suited to any us*. Comt in 1/30 to l'/j horse power sizes. Supply Is Not Unlimited in & Lane ELECTRIC COMPANY 129 S. First Phone 2180 FOR ELECTRIC WORK *Call 2397* —FOR— • Bob Powell • T. W. 'Hop' Neil We specialize in house wiring, farm wiring, ra tor repair and appliani installation. BOB'S Electric 500 N. Fifth St. BlythevUlc, Ark. FOR SALE Concrete Building Blocks Aquella Water Proofing Paint 12-48 inch CONCRETED CULVERTS V plain or reinforced Osceola Tile and CULVERT CO. W« Deliver Phone 691 MALONE Plaster and Stucco Phone 2029 Did You Say Service? Service Is more than a word repeated, here at NU-WA Service to us mean.' fine CLEANING AND LAUNDRY picked up and delivered at your doorstep Service here, mean* satisfaction to every customer It means that you can trust every garmem to us and hav» them returned spotless, unnarmed and ready tor Immediate use I Dial 4474-4475 For Our Doubl* gwrie* NU-WA LAUNDRY CLEANERS 220 North Second Street f** 1*41 *t*cv*ysi*mt tuny** $K y*u* Still & Young Motor Co. Lincoln-Mercury Dealer I'bont 347t Blyth«TiU* Ark. 112 W*(n«t 8t

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