The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 15, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 15, 1947
Page 2
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FACE tWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 194T Methodists Plan Big University to Help Estobltch School To Cost $30,000,000 He Gorges Himself on a Grape BUCK fitf- PALLS, Pat., Dec. 15 (DP)— The Methodist Church ( today . planned to spend |10,rn,65», the -largest missionary appropriation to the history of the churph, tot missionary service at home 'and •brad in IMC and IMS. . The expenditure was voted at the closing session here ot the annual meeting of the Methodist Board of Missions and church extension. . The Methodist Women's Division 6f Christian Service will receive 14,311,664, the largest, share, to finance projects in the United States and abroad. Other funds will be allocated to the foreign mission and borne mission agencies. The board also approved a proposed Christian university for Ja- psnfor which the American people Trtll be asked to donate $15,000,000. The project Ls planned as a "voluntary gilt as a gesture'of goodwill Jrom the Christian people of America to the people of Japan.' Dr Ralph E DiHendorfcr. sec-, retary of the' Foreign Missions Division, said a movement Is under way In Japan to match the American contribution. ; former Ambassador to Japan. Joseph C. Crew, has been named honorary chairman In the drive to establish the university, suggested by ah inter- denominational group of inen- and women in Norfolk, Va., as "an atonement lor the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki" Dlffendorfer said. Chancellor W. T. Tolley, of Syracuse University, will head the committee planning the educational scope of the university. The Board announced that Methodist* wtil be asked to contribute $8,000,000 to be spent for reconstruction of war-damaged schools, churches, and hospitals in Europe and Asia between 1948 and 1952. Murder Charge Against Girl, 16, To Be Considered DYERSBURG, Term., Dec. 18. (UP) — Sheriff John Tfarbro said •'Baton-day that, .the Dyer County Grand Jury will meet Feb. 9 to consider murder charges against Ruble Mae Sprrell, 18-year-old tongue-tied girl who confessed slay- lag her grandmother and younger brother on Nov. 38. . .The Monde-haired ghi is belnf held here on two warrants charging her with first degree murder, If she is indicted, Yarbro said her trial will start soon after tha County Court convenes Feb. 18. Ruble Mae calmly confessed that she shot. her grandmother, Mrs. Mary Lou sorrell, 50; »nd her brother, Edgar Wade Sorrcll, 14, at their farm home at Sorrell's Chapel, five miles east of Dyersbur!?. She.said she was afraid they would beat her for making' long distance phone calls to a Memphis counsto. EAST ST. LOUIS,'HI; (UP)-^o-n Kriwanek, East St. Louis clothing merchant, received a letter from friends to Germany. He thought the post office department should get a medal for delivering it to him promptly. It was addressed merely to John Kriwanek, Illinois, U. S. A A grape makes a filling meal for Chlto, pet monkey belonging to radio singer Charles Sheldon, o« Chicago. Chito, who tops off his grape lunch with a few nibbles ot banana for dessert, weighs only 2'A ounces. A teaspoonful ot oatmeal Ik his breakfast, a thimbleful ot hash bit supper. Hartley to Try Legal Step to Block Petrillo WASHINGTON, Dec/ 15. (UP) — ;imlrman Fred A. Hartley, Jr., I the • Hou« Labor Committee Mid Saturday he will sponsor le- Lslatlon to bring unions under the ntl-trust laws and thus prevent ames c. Petrillo from 'banning musical recordings. Labor.unions should be equally lable with business for prosecution under the anti-trust laws," the few Jersey Republican said. "That t the answer to Petrillo." Hartley said he would open hear- ngs on the legislation early In JanuafV with Petrillo, president of he American Federation of Musicians, M a leading witness, Petrillo has threatened to ban his musicians from making recordings after Dec. 31. "There Is no logical reason for unions being exempt from the an;i-trust laws when they are acting in restraint of trade," Hart- j ey said. "They are now large, i powerful organizations and should I c ,_ lu „„„„„„ „.„. „be responsible for their actions."! cretiu . y of the soviet embassy-here. Ihe Clayton Act exempts most j He rpc0 rted only eight arrests, but union activities from anti-trust ] the in t e rior ministry reported nine, prosecution. Hartley said he be- i -p^lve members of th e Soviet relieves that "the protection has gone too far and Is now actively encouraging unions In activities that are outside of their legitimate sphere." Dyes i Army Captain Completes Philippines Duty; Returns to U. S. Captain John W. Sappington, Route 1, Dyess, who had been serving with the U. B. Army In the Philippines, has recently returned fo the United States for reassignment, 11 was announced by the Pub- lic Information Office of Hq. Phtllp- pines-Ryukyus Command In Manila. He left aboard the U. S. Army Transport, General Hase, which sailed irom Manila last Nov. 23. Returning with Capt. Sappington 1s his wife, Mrs. Annie L. Sappington, who had stayed with him overseas. Upon arrival In San Francisco, he will proceed to Camp Stone man The Christmas season this year may be an appropriate occasion for you to make the selection of a family monument. If so, we.. : think we can foe helpful. JOHN C. McHANEY & SONS "Your Monument Men" Personnel Center In Pittsburgh Calif,, for his new assignment. Read Courier Hews Want Ad«. Nine Russians Arrested, Sent Out of France PARIS, Dec. 15. (UP) — The government Saturday announced the arrest • and summary ouster from France of nine members of the Soviet Reparation commission who evaded a blanket order Dec. S for the expulsion'or the entire commission. Russia protested vigorously a- galnst the roundup and ejection ot the Soviet citizens. The protest, announced even before the government disclosed the arrests, was the fourth of a series made to France by the Soviets In a month of mounting strain on diplomatic relations between them. A spokesman for the interior ministry reported that the Soviet commissioners were arrested In Paris and Marseille. All nine have been conducted to the French border. The new ouster brought to 44 the number of Soviet citizens arrested and expelled or ordered expelled from France in the last montli. The first word of the arrests came from Karp St«rlkov, first se- rarswr Gets Action HOLLAND, Mich. (UP) — Henry A. Van Dyke, Holland township farmer, decided to stop hunters from disregarding his "no trespassing" signs, parking their cars on his lawn and roving his fields. He hired a deputy sherifl to stand guard and took 23 hunters to to' court. Each violator paid a M tin* The normal number of such cases for the entire state Is less than tt annually, Tb* hippogrllf, a creature halt horse and half griffin, was described by some early scientist* U an actual living animal. The German V-2 rocket bombs traveled more than 3600 miles an hour. Joseph Vissarlonovlch Djugashvili is the real name of Joseph Stalin. patrlation commission were put aboard the orient express for expulsion from France last Tuesday night. Four had left France earlier. More than 1700 .new varieties of stamps were issued In the world during 1933; 542 of the total being continental European. WIVK-l "Now Just get any ideas outta yer head about keepin" any o 1 that fine camping equipment from HUBBARD HARDWARE!" 'Twos the Night Before Christmas FOR SALE or RENT WHOLESALE • PUBLIC ADDRESS SYSTEMS • INTER-COM SYSTEMS • LOUD SPEAKERS • MICROPHONES • AMPLIFIERS To Churches, Schools, Businesses, Clubg and Organizations BLYTHEVILLE RADIO SUPPLY .... Phone 4467 112 First Street and all through the house stocks of presents were hid. The children were *much,too exfjfed to sleep, .while 'Dfld. trimmed the tree with the glee or a kid. Mother sat checking her gift list with care, to make sure not one name was forgotten. How happy she was her shopping was done, so early—so well she even had money to spare! Buy Your Plumbing, Heating and Appliances From An Old Reliable Firm,.... . , The Wm. Eraser Flumbing and Heating Company has been In business in Blythevllle for the past 23 years and have a flne stock of plumbing needs on hand for immediate delivery at Ml East Cherry Street We Carry Weil-Known Brands Such As: • Smithway Electric Water Heaters • Arvin Electric Room Warmer • Evans Automatic Oif-Fired Heater • Smithway Butane Water Heaters ALSO— Winkler Perfection Deljix« Oil Space Heaters, Lonergan DeLox* Oil Space Heaters, a few used Oil Burning Space Heaters and the well-known Iron Fireman conversion Oil Bunrer for your present coal furnace, Delc» Water Pumps, Pm-fesa Water King Water Pumps, Eaton Beverage Coolers and Home Freezers and Wilton Uprite Freeten. Git cor Floor Far n aces. 50,000 BTU capacity. •Kohler plumbing fixtures—also some good used water heaters. Why be satisfied with anything short of the best ... Bee this Stock of Equipment before you buy! "We Service Any equipment We Sell" Wm. Fraser Plumbing & Heating . _** t 2 blocks east, 4 blocks south, Blytheville Hospital • 401 East Cherry Phone 2422 <r PROMPT IN LEAVING PAST JM TRANSIT General Agent 221 Lynch'Building Phone :182 Jo« M. Faucett Traffic Rep.;; Make thit little fable come true while you're able! Shop here for gift money well spent, and have leisure and cash left over to add to your own merriment. HARDWARE CO. Inc. HOME OF FAMOUS BKANPS 126 W.MAIN ST. ,PHONE 515 FOR SALE TRACTORS and Equipment Now On Display At Our Let JOHN DEERE FARMALL ALLIS CHALMERS FORD AM SiiM and Models We can famish equipment fer most ef these trader*. If we h«Te what yos w»nt, we can (tet It f«r y«« . . . THESE TRACTORS ARE PRICED FOR QUICK SAIE! See Us Before You Buy BUD WILSON AUTO SALES Corner Main & Franklin Rud Wilson' - Jes« Homer Phoiw 20S7

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