The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 16, 1948 · Page 2
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TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWf FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 1948 New York Starts March of Dimes Poster Boy of Laurel, Miss., Officiates at Polio Drive Ceremony NEW YORK, Jan. 18 (UP)—New York opened its heart yesterday to Terry Tullos, a curly-haired, three-year-old boy from Laurel, Miss. fa thousands of downtown office workers chered, Terry, the 1948 March of Dimes poster boy, officially opened the greater New York March of Dimes fund-raising drive to fight Infantile paralysis. The ceremony took place at noon on the steps of the Sub-Treasury Building at Broad and Wall Slrccls, the heart of the city's financial district. Terry, who himself was stricken with polio when only a year old, but whipped the dread disease, carried a letter of Introduction to Mayor William O'Dwyef from Mayor Cm- roll Oartln of Laurel. The letter said Terry was one of Laurel's "foremost citizens." Mayor O'Dwyer sent his regrets that urgent city business kept him from attending the ceremony. The letter was read by Lee Thompson Smith, chairman of the greater New York drive. "Terry is Just a little fellow," (t •aid, "but here in Laurel we all look up to him because he has a] man-slxed share of courage IUK! <le- > termination. I have asked him to act as my personal representative In conveying to you greetings and good wishes from the people of Laurel. 1 ' Tomorrow, Terry, accompanied by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence E. Tullos, will start a March of Dimes tour of New York's five boroughs. Next week he wUI go to Hartford, Conn., and Boston. At one time paraHzed from the wilst down by polio, Terry now is a healthy, sturdy child. He still wears leg braces, but doctors believe the day will come when he can throv; them away. Stamp Honors Gold Discovery CENTENNIAL' SUTTCR'S MILL.COLOHA, WHgfle JAMES W. MARSHAU'4 OISCpV£Ry_STA«TEO RUSH Hr^aTl U.S.POSTAGE The centennial of the discovery of gold at Sutter'i Mill. Colomi, Calif., will be honored with i new 3-wnt postage stamp, ihown above. The stamp reproduces Suiter's Mill, and will be purpla in color. Its flrst-day salt will be at Coloma, Jan. 34. Metropolitan Opera Star Will Sing Despite Music Czar Petrillo's Ban SARASOTA —Metropolitan FIR,, Jan. 16 Opera Btnr Helen Jepsoii agreed to pi'e.scnt, r\ coricerl here In a circus lent and use a lion's cnRc ns a. dressing room after James C. Pctrlllo's music unio 11 ! bnimt'ri the use of reRulnr city concert facilities. The novel nrrangements for a Jan. 30 concert were Announced hy the oam.sola Community Concert A.s- sodatIon, nnrt officials added that Miss Jcpson can have n calliope for nccnninanimotil, If she wants H. Mrs, Dudley Pnhncr, president of the n.sscdiU.'on, said the circus-tent concert will he a protest to PctriltPs union ban. The American Fedcrntlon ot Mu- slcinns Union blacklisted the only three normal concert s[joLs here when the City Commission refused to guarantee that only union musicians \s'oti!d be allowed to play on the singes. Mrs. Palner .-mid the Metropolitan soprano, "n grand person," had agrcd to slnn In the tent "even \t it is snowing outside." The music union cznr's office Informed the Sfirasota group that 1L would allow (lie Baltimore Sym phony Orchestra to appear bccaxise It had been booked before the union took action ngnlnst the city. Mrs. Palmer said four acts had been booked, Including Miss Jcpson at the same time as the symphony The Mingling Brothers, 10 A mum and Bailey Circus, which maintain.' Winter quarters here, has ngrcd to furnl.sh any equipment the concert group needs to present Miss Jepson's program. For the other two concerts the! association Is nrrangSng facilities at the local American Legion Boxlnj; and wrestling arena, City Manager Hoss Wlndotn explained that the city refused to sign the union agreement because the. commissioners understood It would t ; bar htgli school bands and othCi 1 that their greatest bulwark against- locnl groups of musicians from per-' Business Expert- Urges Cushion For Depression LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jnn. 16 (UP' —The head of the I.chlgh University College of Business Administration, Dr. Neil Carotlicrs, snUI yesterday that a depression will the U. 8., but the effect can cushioned by putting the brakes on Inflation. "The best means of preventing further price rises." he snld, "woBld be economy In government, reduction of taxes and saving uy the people." The Arkansas-born economist told eome 1200 Little Rock businessmen U. of A. Appoints Chemical Engineer FAYETrEBlbLE, Ark.. Jnn. 16.— Appointment of John Enrl Shoemaker as nsslstiint director of the Ordnrk Research. Project at the University of Arkansas was announced tonight by Dr. W. W. arlgorteft, director of the University's new Institute of Science and Technonomy. Mr. Shoemaker has been a me tuner of the Ordark staff since Sep:ember, 1946, and In addition he has done some teaching in the department of chemical engineering. The OrdurL Project, which la engaged In research work under contract with the United States Army Ordnance, now forms an integral part of the Institute of Science and Technology. Dr. Grigorleff will continue as director of Ordark In addition lo his duties as director of the Institute. ICC Investigates Head-On Crash Rock Island Trains Again Operating Through Little Rock LITTLE ROCK, Ark,, Jan. 18 (UP) —Regular service on the Arkansas leg of the Memphis to California Hock Island run was resumed today, following the cleaning up of the wreckage of * passenger snd • freight train which collided head- on yesterday. Two persons lost their lives In the crash, the cause of which has not been determined. The dead are W. L. Martin, 60, of Little Rock, engineer of the passenger train, and Mattle Ourdan, 60, of Talli- tobla, Miss., a'Negro woman passenger. Eleven others, Including four crewmen, were Injured. The trains collided early yesterday on a dangerous curve just a few miles Northwest of Little Rock. The Impact was so terrific that fronts of both locomotives seemed to be blended together. The fireman on the freight train, G. W. May o( Little Rock, compared the concussion to that of a bomb explosion. As workmen tolled through the night removing the wreckage piece by piece, scheduled East and West 'bound Rock Island trains were rerouted along Missouri-Pacific and Frisco railroad lines. Meanwhile, the Rock Island's as- slstjuil general manager, C. P. Cahill of El Reno, Okla., said U might he days before the company and the ICC would be ready to re, port on what caused the wreck. I Boy Killed by Train GRENADA, Miss.. Jan. 16 (UP) — Flve-eyar-old 'James K. Craig was killed yesterday when he ran into the path of an Illinois Central passenger train. Authorities said that the boy apparently tailed to hear the approacn of the train because of cold wcatlic: and a brfsk wind. Big Towboots Push Barges in Mississippi Race N1W ORLEANS, Jan. 18. (UP>A pair of ble towboats chugged up the Mississippi today In a modern version of the historic race between the Robert E, Lee and the Natchez In 1810. They shoved off from * (Urtlng point near the Huey P. Long bridge here yesterday on a 1,051-mlle race up or Man River to St boulj, Mo. The dlesel-powered Helena ind the «t«m-drlven Kokoda, e»ch pufihlng four bargea loaded with 10,000 tons of cargo, were out to prove which type of power provides the moat economic and efficient operation. Officials of the Federal Barge Lines, ownera of both boats, Mild It would take 10 days for the towboats to reach St. LouLa, Le&per- ance St. Wharf. Oldtlmcrs said It was the first rnce of Its kind. They recalled (hat neither the L*« nor the Natchez pushed barges in the famous 19th century race. The Helena and Kokoda were scheduled to make contact at Baton Rouga, La., GreenvlUe, MLss., Vicksburg, Miss., Memphis, Temv, and CRlro, III. Read Courier News Want Ads. Executions Scheduled For Friday, February 73 LITTLE ROCK, ArX.. Jan. 16 (UP! -Two Arkansas convicts can look forward to (lie forthcoming Friday the 13th with more thnu usual apprehension. Oov. lien Laney 1ms set the date of execution for James EfUvanl I'URh for Feb. 13. a Friday. Hyde was convicted and sentenced to death In the fatal shooting of his father-in-law, Frank Simpson. Pugh was found guilty of a sex offense against a two year old Negro ! girl. Missco Falls Short of Quota In Bond Sales Sales of U. S. Savings Bonds In Mississippi County last year totaled »700,»71.80 which represent* approximately 88 per cent of the $900,000 quota set for the county, according to reports the state office of the bond program. Sales In the country during December amounted to 180,644.79 and throughout the itato to I351J.800. Total salts In the sl'te for the year reached 136,912.230 which represents approximately »8 per cent of its $38,000,000 quota, the report said. Mississippi County ranked 62nS In the state in total bond tales latt year. Completes Basic Training Pvt. Rayford E. Refro, son of Mr. and Mrs, Perry L. Hudson of Osceola, has completed «ev»n weeks of basic training at Fort Jackson, S. c., the Army said today. * FEW DROPS OF VKHS Va-tro-nol (DOUBLE-DUTY NOSE DROPS) Relieves SNIFFLV, STUFFY DISTRESS OF Head Colds It's wonderful how a little Vicks Va-tro-nol I In each nostril acts fast 1 to soothe irritation, open cold-clogged nose ^ , and reduce stuffiness. And if used In time, Vicks V*-tro-nol helpa vrtvtnt many colds from developing*. Try Itt Follow directions In the package. Read Courier New* Want Ads. Basketball Uniforms We hove them in stock at competitive prices There's no basketball made —better tban MacGregor Goldsmith! Concrete Tile Sewer Tile Site* 4, • and I Inch Culvert Tile glut i», i*, is, ii, ti, a, » and 3« Inch A. H. WEBB H»?. «1 at State LIB* BlTtherlll. 114 PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Beat Prices Kirby Drug StoreS City Radio -Service- Dial 2407 Far Expert Repaln »Z4 Cast Main 8L Felix A. Carney ANNOUNCEMENT! alien Ideologies, too much government, and militant Inuor unions Is the local chambers of commerce. forming on Iheir own sUgc». Spinster's To/e of Woe Causes Batesville Arrest BATESVILLE, Ark., Jan. 16 (UPl : —Independence County officers were i awaiting word today from Richmond, Calif., authorities on the possibility | that E<1 Spink of Prim Community had a police record. Tiie request was {nude by Sheriff Henry Tucker, following Spink's •rrert on a charge of assault and battery. The charge. Is In connection with tho brutal 'hotel-room beating of 55-year-old Miss Hena NUson. Miss Nisson told police late yesterday that she had lived at the farm home of-Splnk and his wife as a virtual prisoner. She said she was beaten often. Before being taken to n Butesvlllo hospital, she said--shc- B\eV S^infe at Richmond while they were both working in a shipyard during the war. Ehe said he convinced' her to come to Arkansas to live with him. She said her home wns orglnally Russell, Kan. ::.;...• Sheriff Tucker Indicated that nd- ditional charges might follow further investigation tel ilie CRSC. ••'•', Curiosity Unsafe LINCOLN, Neb. (UP)—Raymond L. Hartman was curious about an accident involving two automobiles siwrs MIIU WS Distributed by L D. Fleming. Blytheville, Ark. RADIO REPAIR 1 AND 2 DAY SERVICE OH ANY MAKE? OR MODEL. EUS- LIABLE WORKMANSHIP. PHONE 2642 We call for and Deliver FRED CALLIHAN Electrical Appliance Co. Aathorlied Motorola Radii Sales and Service tM South First St. FOR ELECTRIC WORK *Call 2397* • Bob Powell • T. W. 'Hop' Neil We specialize 5n house wiring, farm wiring, motor repair and appliance installation. BOB'S Electric 500 N. Fifth St. Blytheville, Ark. 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