The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 29, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 29, 1947
Page 8
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PAGB EIGHT BLYTHgVlLIJi (ABX.T COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, JULY 29, 1947 Baptists Receive Truman Message World Conference Por Denomination Opens in Denmark July 29. (U.P.) ipiCtldent Truman today mes the Seventh congress ol the World Alliance, for which delegates were gathered here « nations, that such gath- Hirjfe "symbolize the hope of Mtt&lnd for a brighter tomorrow." Br. W. O. Lewis, general secre- nkf*r, announced receipt of the Btlatge to the Congress from Mr. Tntman. '"To achieve a free and peace- hkl world community which all of will earnestly desire, It Is that we dedicate our- not only to political and (Economic collaboration but to spiritual cooperation as well," the President said. Mr. Truman's message was in kfeeping with the keynote of the Oeagress pitched on International frnterstanding and peace, and the fcoHdwide responsibility or Bap- Uste in that field. tlie last prelim Ins ries of the Corfcress were being disposed o( to • round of activity today. Tho formal session will be held to inettow. *lt»e Rev. Baumbaard Thomson, nrttnlzing chief for the Congress. mM that certain hotel and toui- M fcrganiz-attons had let him un- they did not want 2C1 delegates housed In. the bis gtr copenhager hotels. After his statement appeared in tMfey's newspaper.",, hundreds of ,-.,. O»»>enha£en residents were repcrl- also M to have telephoned the hous- htit wmrntttee with offers to take Start Drive Against HCL 1 Participating in a national "Don't Buy Moat" week, thousands ol women, including members of Iho National League of Women Shoppers, the National Council of Jewish Women, Nationul Women's Trade Union League, A. V.C., and C. I.O., arc getting after Congress to do something about "sky-high" meat prices. Above, Mrs. Kathleen Cllft, of the League of Women Shoppers, presents a bundle of petitions, signed by thousands of housewives, to Sen. Raymond E. Baldwin, o( Connecticut. Cashier Admits' Embezzling Over $100,000 OKLAHOMA crnr, oki*. July 29. (UP)— Albert L. Fash, 90-year- clti bank cashier wlio wlnilttfrt oin'ttzzllng $!07,6J«,TI, said his attorneys would present "minting clrcurastnnces" to the FBI 'today. Fash, the father of four children, pleaded guilty yesterday to em- he/zlirig the funds from the Hennessey, Oltla., First National Bank where he was employed for 20 years. Ills attorney, Everett Murphy, said officials of the bank had refused to recommend prosecution ol Fash. Hennessey, Is a town of 1.342 persons, In north-central Oklahoma. Most of the bank's patrons are wlicat farmers. Fasii waived formal indictment by a Grand Jury and was freed under $3.000 bond. Wlicn a reporter asked him whnt ic did with the money, Fash replied evenly: Tills has been going on for cingcr than three years, r needed tlic money to meet current ex- )" Murphy said Fash wanted "It made, clear thai none o( the dc- ixjsitors' money is missing. The bank hns made . full restitution." Friends said he was considered an "outstanding cKI«n" in his community. They said he had Invested heavily In farm lands rcnlly and one added he believed Fush intended to repay the bank trom profits of the Investments. Sons of America Plan Free Press, Radio Campaign PHILADELPHIA, Ju!y 29. (UP* —A nation-wide campaign to preserve a free press and radio wl!l be requested at the 100th anniversary convent'on ol th« patriotic order Sons of America, NatioujJ Really Kqual September 23 is the autumnal equinox, and equinox means equal night, but not only are -the days and nights equal. The polar regions of the earth each arc setting equal amounts of sunshine rfiUi the rays Just •touching the IxMe.s, and everywhere the sun rises and sets exactly In the and West. n Charles E. Redcker, Detroit, said yesterday. , Rcdeker said that ho will ass delegates to the convention h:i": Aug. 24-27 to require every local branch to appoint a local "Fre- Press Committee;." The committee would work In cooperation will] li>cal newspapers and radb stations to protect the press and r.iUio Horn federal or other encroachments, he said. Their duties would IK to educate members of thr organipa-.ion and the general public of the no'.csiHy of a free press and to maintain a "vigilant watch for, and vigorously oppose," every local, s;,xl" and national law or regulations ihreat- ening restriction of chnnnelj o£ news and opinion :ommu:itc:ill6n. To Reopen Hearing On Little Rock Bus Franchise Rock will meet this nftci'riGon as u, mend tiiat the city employ (our committee of the w.iolc In order to engineers to make an impartial hear further proposals for re-opening negotiations with the Capl'nl City Transportation Company. A' that time the self-termed "save our streets committee" will rccoin- survey of transit routes of the transportation firm. Negotiations are pending following defeat ol n proposed franchise extension by Little Rock voters last week. «U* of Mcitoes. baptist delegates, Including the delegations from all tian community, Dr. W. O. Lewis, general secretary, said the Baptists were interested tntiinly in religion but were working on the problems of relations among the communities of the world. He called on Christians to ' "act ns Christians In public life." .» .i u .,, o.i Joh'nnnes Noerlnartl, president of of the world were in Copen-!the organization of 1.COO Danislv M**n for the first internutionnlj Baptists, welcomed the coneys 'Jirthering since the 1939 confer- to Denmark. He observed that the fchfc* In Atlanta. On the program 1 country had been "occupied ay the Jttf the sessions continuing through SfctWsy were the names of some 6f Hie church's most distinguished A preliminary gathering of Bap- lltt officials outlined conference pitfts to further international un- lltfitanding and peace in a Chrls- Germans and now is living shadow of Russia." the Nitrate Ship Explodes; 15 Dead, 200 Injured PARIS, July 28. till 1 ) —A ship' ROCK, Ark., July 29. (UP) _ The City Council of Little EARL WALKER & SON PLUMBERS Contracting and Repair Service Prompt Service—Local and Out of Town Phone 3553 load of ultra ten blew up in Drcs' harbor yesterday and officials reported today that at lenst IE persons were killed and 200 others were injured scrEou.sly. One hundred were near death. Tlie blast which blew apart Uie Norwegian liberty ship Occru. Liberty flattened waterfront liouses. broke virtually e\viy wln.iow i:i Brest, ami sHjs'Aily irjurei l.O&O pcrsotu. The ship, loaded with nmmoni'jm nitrate, caught fire in B'TsT, but towed oiit to sea. When Hie cn.-.v wns removed, 1.arbor v«i5>!'.> ;:icd to sink the ship with ^unlire. Thousands of persons. iRnorlns police warnings, lined Mic shore lo watch. They accounted tor tin high casually toll. Grim Reaper Strikes Twice in One Family Within Five Hours HTraifcdv struck twice Sunday in the family of Mr. arid .Mrs. Jim Glover. Ill W. Rose Street. The two-year-old nephew of Mr. Olovcr died ithat day at' Ills hirine in Memphis and less than'five, hours 'ater Mrs. Glover received w6rd of the death of her brother,'William Johnson of West 'Ridge! ! . Air. Johnson died a ^ L his home in West Ridge. 'He -was. a.veteran of 'World War •!. «e leaves his wife, ihls mother, one brother'and four sisters. Burial was a-t Oarderi 'Point Cemetery with Murphy Funeral Home of Lcpanto in charge. Mr. Glover's nephew was Clarence Bozyes Jr., of Memphis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Uozyes Sr. He is survived only by his parents. If Let's look at • ' -- * : the telephone plans for BLYTHEVILLE KANSAS iMISSOUfti OKLAHOMA! Blytherillej JL lan« for enlarging the Blytheville telephone system are an important part of our expansion program in the five-state area we •crve. In the last twelve months, we've put in 750 new telephones here. But the demand for new service has been even greater and .today there are 622 people still waiting. Here's what we are doing and will do to fcrinj more telephone service to Blytheville. More Dial Equipment Many of those n6w waiting will receive ielephones by the end of the year as a result cf two addition* to the central office dial equipment scheduled for completion in the J«l« L«ll «nd eitly winter, The. remainder of Btll those now waiting will be taken care of next year as more wive anil cable can be obtained. Dial System for Dell A new and separate dial telephone system is scheduled for installation in Dell, just southwest of Blytheville, by the end of the year. A lot has been purchased and a new building built in Dell to house the dial equipment. New circuits will be placed between Dell and Blytheville to link the two communities together. V f ~-r This is a big job—one of the biggest we have tackled here. But we intend to keep at it until we are able to provide the best service possible for everyone whci wants it. P. J. Poe, \ TELEPHONE COMPANY Hexagonal Slab Shingles Fine Quality—Now Offered at Reduced Price Beautiful, durable, economical shinjjles. Red or jjreen slate surface. Wcigs 170 pounds per square. Was $4.98 $429 Square 3-IN-l SHINGLES High-quality, heavy-dutyWdS $6.45 3-in-l shingles in colors of red or green. Each bundle weighs 71 Ibs. and covers 33 1-3 square feet. 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