The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 3, 1948 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, January 3, 1948
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TWO BLTTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Road Fund Case >'i r. Counties Plan to ;'Tak« Decision to Stato Suprtm* Court yT £ "imU! ROCK, Ark., Jan. 3 (UP) --Chancellor Frank Dodge yesterday dismissed a cult filed by Arkansas 1 counties, seeking tui additional 11,669,000 In highway turn- t^k fundf from tht State Highway Department under a 1947 law. leading the legal battle for the coun- tios( is expected to appeal to the ejeutlhg attorney who has been vJtillard Hardin of Newport, pro- Afjiancas Supreme Court. - Hearing on th« suit wai held two *e*ks ago by Chancellor Dodge, who took the matter under advlse- 'meht at that time. -4ln hi* opinion, the chancellor aald he had concluded that "It was th« clear understanding that the 11,900,000 appropriated and paid to the county Judgei {under two other 1947 acts) was all that was Inten- dtfl to be appropriated for that tlKal year. •'In their suit—brought by two private attorney! who later wlth- •<lrew—the county ludgts maintained they were entitled to ^nny surplus money in the highway 'fund (it the end of the 1946-47 fiscsl year—a film which they said Amounted to IliM.OOO—in addition to the *2,000,000 received. Balcony Planned For White House ,Tp Give Privacy ' SfFASHTNOTON, Jnn. 3 (DP) — : -5)Se White House tortny disclosed 'plans to build President Truman a " iljfOOO balcony off hlj sccond- floor study in the White House. ." r The purpose of the bnlcony or porch, according to tlio White House, will be to give the President's family, "outside breathing space without being subjected to public view." ' ; :The balcony will be contained within six huge columns which rnarlc the South portico of the Whit House. •['The balcony will be 10 feet wide arid the outer, elliptical edge will run about 40 feet, with an Iron Ml ling about three Jeet high. .The balcony was designed by William Adams Delano, New York City architect, and former member of the Fine Arts Commission. . The White House said the balcony will ellmlsnte "unsightly' awnings which have to be replaced every year at an annual cost of H00. Taking these figures as a basis ,ior amortization, the balcony will •JMy lor Itself in almost 19 years. ti Press Secretary Charles G. Ross '«ald the President got the Idea for ,vthe balcony from the galleries built ••an old Southern colonial homes. '. -Both the president's bedroom nnd his study will open on the balcony. -.Green porch shades will be provided |fpr privacy and to ward off the hot ^gjjmmer sun. Dturante Silenced -.HOLLYWOOD. Jnn. 3. (UP) — •.Comedian Jimmy Diirante was fccl- ^rflg "wonderfully well" today after «n abdominal operation, Durant« •«111 be off the air until Jan. 21. He was ordered to cancel all per- aonal appearances until next, month. Heads the FCC Goes oh a Light Diet To win a wager with her father. Sarah ShotUtall, 16, Uv*d with a German family for two weeki. eating their ration of not mora than 1500 calories a day. Above, she sits down to a typical meal, consisting of black bread, potato and weak tea. Her lather, Wetdoo P. Shoftstsll, now on leava from Stephens Collage, Columbia, Mo., It chief of th« Gferman youth ictivltiei program ID the U. 8. occupation zone of Germany Nosey Moderns Dig Around and Find Odd Facts About How Ancients Lived WASHINGTON. Jan. ». (UP)— * Curious human beings poked their noses Into a lot, of places over the earth last year and found out a lo'; of things, such as: 1. The ancient romans built a bath i\t Canterbury. England. 2. There Is a cave near Grenoble. France, that is 2,193 feet deep, the deepest ever discovered. 3. Pottery dug up lit the stlp- lx>scd lomb of Alexander the Great In Egypt shows a Chinese influence. 4. People lived on Kodiak Island, Alaska. 20,000 years ngo. All this and more Is reported In a year-end summary of 1947 exploration compiled by the National Geographic Society. At various llme.s during the year the Antarctic and Arctic wastes were crowded with explorers. Antarctica's first women visitors, the Geographic said. wer« a couple "' members of the Ronne Research Expedition. British, American. Australian, Chilean, and Argentine explorers visited the Antarctic In 1047. Meanwhile, American, Russian, Danish, and British parties studied the Arctic and sub-Ardttc. Thor Heyerdahl and five other Norwegians drilled 4-300 miles aboard a raft from Peru to the Tuamoth Islands in the South seas. They did it to prove that maybe Ancestors • of the Polyne- lans reached the South seas In lie same way from the same place. The Army Air Forces and the National Geographic went (o Brazil look at on eclipse of the sun on May 20. Mrs. Bradford Washbum of Boston became the first women to climb 20,300-foot. Mt. McKlnle.v In Alaska. She and her husband and iix others went up the peak to test irmy equipment and count cosmic •ays Skeletons found on Kodiak Is- and and near Mexico City, the eiujth of a continent away rtis- loseo that human beings were In he new world 20,000 years a?o. In clilapas State, Mexico, arch- eologlsts found remains of 11 May-. in Umplts 1,200 years old. In the sands of southern Iraq other diggers found a Babylonian temple 6.000 years old. Thanks to excavating work done by German bombs, archeologht.s poking through blitz rubble In England found a Roman bath at Farnham In Surrey In addition to the one at Canterbury. And at Londinium. whose inhabitants now call it Ixjndon, they found bits of Roman pottery dating from tht Second Century, A. D. U.S. Pours Food, Coal Into Europe Interim Afd Program Will Continue Until Marshall Plan Starts LONDON. Jan. >. (UP)—Food »nd coal already are pouring Into the hunger spots of Europe ..from the United States under the interim aid program and will continue for the next (>--»e months until the full-fledged Marshall Plan goes Into effect ,lt was disclosed, today. . Agreements cementing the interim aid program were signed yesterday In Paris and Vtenna. Aid to Italy will be ratified formally when the agreement Is signed in Rome sometime during the day. Under the program, France. Tt- aly and Austria, will receive t5Z2,- OCO.OOO In foo4 and raw. materials lo~help keep their economies stab- lilted until the Marshall Plun goes Into effect. The exact allocations among the three countries will be decided later. >* France, whose econb'my WBS dtsr ruptcd by an unsuccessful Communist strike against the government in November, received 343,500 lone tons of cereals valued at $47,700,000 and 1,000,000 tonj of coal . during December. I Jefferson Cattery, American France, said that 10 per cent of the entire French bread ration lor December was covered by the- American shipments. T.'ie coal was delivered on or after Dec. 11. Both will be paid for out of interim-aid funds, CHURCH NEWS YARHKO MF.TIIOlilST CHURCH Ray L. McLcstrr. pastur 1st, 3rd, 5th Sundays. Preaching Services, 7:00 p.m. Bunday School, 10 a.m. Second and 4th Sundays Preaching Services, 11 a.m. Young People, «:SO pm. PROMISED LANo METHODIST CHUKCH Bar b, McLMter, pastor Three Killed In Huge Vat in Packing Plant PAHOKEB, Fla., Jan. 3. U.P.) — Three vegetable packing plant em- ployes were dead here today, drowned In two feet of water when they were overcome by gas lumes at the bottom of a deep cooling vat. Two of the men met death M they leaped into the vnt In a vain attempt to reicue Sam Jackson, Negro employe who was cleaning the well. Besides Jackson, the dend were listed as Edwnrd Barnes, manager of the Wall racking Plant, and John Mosley, foreman of the plant. Jackson was working yesterday in the 18-foot vnt, used to cool celery before packing, when he suddenly collapsed. Mosley Jumped down Into the well and yelled for a rope, but before one 'could be found he also slumped Into the water. ' • Then Barnes went to Hie rescue of the two men and he too keeled over. Albert Snyder, owner of a nearby grovcry store' who heard Mosley's yell, came to Investigate and found the three men In the vat. their heads under water. He mannged to haul them out, hut efforls to revive tlicm were fruitless. An investigation showed that hydrogen sulphide gas had seeped into the well and settled at the bottom. The dead were listed as victims of asphyxiation and drowning. Fast-Thinking Motorist Gets Quick Assistance When Help Badly Needed LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 3. (UP) — Little Rock Motorist E. G. Tyler apparently was convinced today of the truth of the saying "God helps those who lielu themselves." Early yesterday morning Tyler was In trouble. He had failed to make the boomerang turn at the .treacherous Woodstm railroad crossing on the Pine Bluff-Little Flock highway, and his car skidded down ' the tracks. wlicr c it sluck State patrolmen ruced from Ut- tle Rock to the scene to halt a passenger train which wa« due through Woodson In a matter' of minutes. But. when they arrived they found that Tyler had flagged down a passing freight, persuaded the engine:r to attach a chain from the trnin to his car and haul it olf the tracks. Wayne Coy, radio director ol the Washington Post, is the new chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. Presi- ^d*nt Tnanan named him to suc- •~C*«d Charles Denny, who re- rtgned last October. Butane Truck Driver Hold Following Crash OABOT, Ark., Jan. » (UP)— A Jacksonville, Ark., truck driver Virgil Kerr, was being held in Lonoke County Jail today on a charge of involuntary manslaughter, following an auto accident yesterday In which two persons died and two others were seriously injured. Marvin A. Stinnett of Paris, Tex.. Oregon Bridge Builders Race With Stork With Three Deliveries to Make MEHAMA. Ore., Jan. S. (D.P.) — Three expectant mothers waited anxiously today for highway crews to build a new bridge over a turbulent mountain stream separating 1st, Ird, 5th Sunaayi, Preaching service*, 11 a.m. Sunday School every Sunday, 10 a.m. Second §nd fourth Sunday* Preaching »ervices 7:00 p.m. HAU MOON ASSEMBLY OF GOD Martin Reagan, acting pastor Sunday School, 10 a.m. diaries Springer, superlptendent. Morning Worsfiip, 11 a.m. Evening Worship, I p.m. Wednesday prayer meeting, 1:30 p.m. CHURCH OF CHRIST E. W. Stovall. paiUr Sunday School, 8:50 a.m. Worship Eirvlce. 10:50 ajn. Bible Study, 6:is p.m. Evening Service, 8 p.m. IMMANUEL BAPTIST CHURCH A. M. HoaiUn, pastor Sunday School, 10 <t.tu Morning Worship, II am Training Union, 7 p.m. Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night prayer «?rvice, 1 p.m. FIRST METHODIST CHURCH Alien D. Stewart, paator Church School, 9:45 a.m Wonhip Service, tO.-BO a.m. Senior Youth Fellowship, «:SO p.m. Intermediate Youth Fellowship, 4:30 p.m. Worship Bervict, 7:30 i/.m. Choir practice, Wednesday CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH 16th and Chlckatawta P. II. Jfrnljan,'pastor Bunday School. »:ls a.m. Morning Worship, 11 a.m. B. T U., 6:45 p.m. Evening Worship, 9 pjn. Wednesday 5'rayei- lecting p.m. 7:30 LAKE STREET METHODIST CHURCH H. H. Blevliu, pustor Church School, 8:BO a.m. Morning Worship. 10:60 a.m Methodist Youth Fellowship, «:0fl p.m. . Evening Worship, 7:30 p.m. Prayer Meeting, Wed. 7 p.m. CHURCH Howard a. Kin* Sunday School, 8:45 B i Morning Worship, LI a m. Training Union. 7 cm Evening Worship, » yai UI.LY STREET BAPTIST O. a. tutasot, pastor Sunday school, 9:30 am Morning Worship, 10-55 a in. Training Union 8:45 am Evening Worship 7:30 p.m FLAT LAKE METHODIST CHUBCB R»r L. McLwt*r, paator Every Sunday Preaching Service 8:30 «,m. Sunday School 10:30 am Young People, 6:30 pjn. CHURCH OF THrTlMMACULATE CONCEPTION Rev, Francis B. McDcvltt, pastor R«v. Paul Bujarskl, »g»liUnt pis- tor. Sunday Masses 7:SO and 10-30 Weekday Uauei, 1:30 pjn. FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH R«v. R. S. Bulrd, paator Sunday School. 9:4S am Morning W-shlp, 10:80 a.m. SATURDAY; JANUARY s, BAPTIST CKCBCfe E, C. Brown, paator Sunday School, »:40 a.m. Morning Worship, 10:56 a.m Training Union, «:ao pm Evening Worship, 7:30 pm Sunday School Cabinet Meeting, 8:45 p.m. Officers' and Teachers' Meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Service, 1:30 p.m. FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH Robert Jaeger, pastor Sunday School, 10:00 a.m. Worship Service, 11:00 a.m. Tuesday evening at 7:45 p.m., Adult bible class. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SERVICES Wonian'i Clubhouse, 1418 W. Main "CTod" is the subject of the Lesson-Sermon which wll be read in all Churches and Societies of the Church of Christ, Scientist, on Sunday. Wednesday evening services at 8 o'clock. ASSEMBLY OF C3OD CIIURC11 L. C. Ramser, pastor Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, 11 ajn. Christ Ambassador Servicts, 6:30 Children's Church, 6:30 p.m. Evangelistic Services, 7:30 p.m. BURUETTE CHURCH OF GOD 1 R. E. Shaw, pastor Sunday Scnooi, 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, H a.m. Youth Service, 7 p.m. Evening Service, 8 p.m. FULL GOSPEL TABUKNACLE Vent Bowlln, paitor Sunday School, 9:45 a.m Morning Worship, 11 ajn. Young People, 6:45 p.m. Evening Worship, 7:30 p.nx ST. STEPHENS EPISCOPAL CHURCH Church School, 3:30 a.m. Morning Prayer, 11:00 a.m. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Rev. Hnrvey T. Kidd, pastor Sunday School. 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, 11:00 a.m. Junior Choir. 4:00 p.m. Vesper Service, 5:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting, 715 p.m. GATEWAY. TABERNACLE L. G. Boran, pastor Church Service, 9:45 am Evening Worship, 1:30 p.m. Church bervice. Wednesday and Friday, 7:30 pjn. FIRST CHURCH O> i HE Daniel .S';*n»'rd, pastor Morning Worship, 11 a.m. Young People's Meeting, 7:16 pjn. Evening Worship, 3 D.m. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. NUMBER NINE BAPTIST TEMPLE ISRAEL Dr. Alfred Vise, rabbi Sunday School, 10:00 a.m. Night service, 7:30 p.m. Sermon, "Three Days to See". Social hour after services. Tuesday evening.. Lodge and Sisterhood meeting. Friday 8:00 p.m., Sabbath Services. Social hour after services. Osceola Churches FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH • L. R. Still Jr., pastor Bible School, 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, 10:50 a.m. Evening Service, 7:00 pjn. Midweek Service, 7:30 p.m. ST. MATTHEWS CHURCH Francis B. McDevltt, pastor Mass, 9:00 a.m. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH them from a hospital. As the crew struggled to thrust a pre-fabrlcatecl Briley bridge across the North Fork of the San- U.S. Engineers Call Meeting to Discuss Disaster Relief Program The district engineers of the Memphis nnd Vicksburg District-! will meet with civil, stnte and federal agencies in West Memphis not nurt - nt 1:30 p. m. Jan. 13 to discuss disaster relief operations, col. L. H. Foote of the Corps of Engineers announced today. Plans and procedures for relief 1 operations which have brcn proposed In the event of a serious flood on the Mississippi River In and his five-year-old son, Stanton, died when their car collided with Kerr's butane gas truck In downtown Cabot. Stinnett's wife Helen. and her brother. Jewel P. Looney of Ravenden Springs, Ark., were pulled from the flaming wreckage and rushed to a Little Rock hospital. A friend of the Looney family said that the four were on their way home to Paris after spending tile Christmas holidays In Randolph County. The 23-year old truck driver-was Venomous tnakes are as a dant In some muUicm states ol Union as In any part of the world th c two districts will be discussed and reviewed. The meeting is open to the public, col. Foote said, and being held at the direction of Vicksburg' Miss]' the Mississippi River Commission. The Memphis and Vicksburg area along from Cape Just below tlam River, word came from the , isolated mountain settlement on' the other side that the mothers- to-be may be ready "any minute now." The old bridge caved In Monday under the weight of a logging tnick, stranding 100 families in the Elkhorn vnlley district on the far side of the stream. Mchnnia, on the near side, is about 27 miles southwest o[ Salem. The only other way of getting oul Is by a Pourvanillc wngon road described by (he highway department as "two miles straight up and Iwo miles straight down." 't was not recommended for a race """ agninst the stork. ' nc | The staio obtained s Bailey bridge yesterday from army sur] plus to replace the old one. Districts Include the the Mississippi River Qirardcau, Mo., to No. ) Outlaw DELIVERY SERVICE DE LUXE We hove four deliveries daily Monday through Friday 9:30 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 2:30 p.m., 5:00 p.m. Saturday Deliveries at— M a.m. f 11:00 a.m., 2:30 P.IT,., 5:00 p.m., and 8:00 p.m. CITY SUPER MARKET r»hon« 2661 Greero's new anil-Communist law hangs thi death penally over , n , head of Qen Marko| VUrUdei, fuerrilli chieftain who proclaimed the new separatist Communist stale In northern Ore«c«, Extra! ... Extra! ... It's Important American history that many of our successful nioti stRi'ted in business by selling papers . . . But education and study time is most important, so be ready for your newsboy when he makes hii collections next week, Circulation Department Dial 4461 Blytheville Courier News L. T. Lawrence, pastor Sunday School, 8:46 a.m. Morning Worship, n a.m. Young People, 5:00 p.m. Wednesday evening service, 7:30 FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Russell J. Clubb, pastor Sundny School. 9:45 u in Morning Worship, 11:00 a.m. B. T. Union, 8:30 p.m. Evening Service, 7:30 pm Midweek Service, 7:30 p.m. CHURCH OF CHRIST ^,>-P' Ci Thoi »P«>n, pas(or Bible School, »:45 am . »fornin» Worship, 10:4» am. Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Bible Study, Tuesday and Frldar. 7:30 p.m. FIRST PENTECOSTAL CHURCH Norman Kent, paitar 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, 8:45 a.m. Morning Jcrvice, 11:00 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship, 6: p.m. ' ".'enlng Service, 7:30 p.m. DAVID B. ANDERSON MASON CONTRACTOR Brick Work of Quality Roller Work and Remodeling a Specialty UO'/2 I. Davis St. Phone 4641 Savings at work here are loaned to" home owners and are backed by one of the soundest types of security known...first mortgages on selected residential property. , BLYTHEVILLE FEDERAL O atHstgA <£ Man. CUA&Mvfon. 124 W, ASH ST. 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