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PAOB TWO BLTTHBVILLB (ARK.) QQURIEK NEWj Czechoslovaks To Curb 'Spies' 12 Non-Communist Cabinet Minister* Tender Resignations PRAGUE, Czechoslovakia, Feb. II. tUP)—Communist Premier Kle- Ment Oottwald charged today that «pies tram the West were under- milling the Czechoslovakia!! government and supporting unit-Communist ministers whor< resignations caused a cabinet crisis. Ooltwalrt made his accusation In support of Communist demands that they be given full control of the government and be permitted to create an Iron curtnln police »Ute to prosecut* "foreign spl<-« *nd saboteurs." He spoke before a Communist rally of 80.000 persons in the old town square of Prague. He charged the cabinet crisis, which resulted Jrom yesterday's resignntloiis. was precipitated by non - Communist mlnliters who were trying to "de- sandbags atroy the police and armed forces" because they were prosecuting foreign spies. Gottwald Is leader of the nine- member Communist bloc In the 2<i- man Czechoslovak coalition cabinet which has been ruling the country under an uneasy political truce for 30 months. The non-Communist ministers who resigned, he said, represent reactionaries trying to block the government program ol Socialist reforms and cancel "Hie accomplishments of the revolution." Gottwald demanded croatloti of ft new government of "progressive elements of all parties and organizations" and the folding of elections within the officially appointed period— the first Sunday before M«y 26. Mississippi Town Saved From Floods GREENWOOD. Miss.. Feb. 21.— <UP)~This delta. city of 15.000 was safe behind a ring ol sandbag levees today as the flooding Yazoo River ro» e fractionally above the predicted 40-foot level. A reporter flying over the cotton growing region described the city as "looking like an Island o[ dryness surrounded by muddy flood water." More than 400.000 acres are flooded by drainage from the hill nre.is and by swollen waters of six rivers. The Yazoo reached a stage of 40 feet last night. Jack Anderson, ol the U. S. District Engineer's office said there may be a further rise up to a.s much as one-half Inch before the full crest sometime today. "But the recording gage Indicates the top mark Is ]ust about her6, Anderson snld. All the levees piled high with were holding and the week-long battle against waters of '• _ . _ — - "'•— basin appeared i Pufy JR CUfOpC Curtailment of Gl Free 'Vocational' Courses Sought WASHINGTON, Feb. 21. (UP)— The Administration recommended yesterday lhat Congress amend Hie Ol Bill of Rights to wipe out most free veterans' training in flying, dancing, music and other "leisure time" courses, The budget bureau proposed the action In a letter to Chairman Kdilli Notir.se Rogers. K., Mnss., of the Hou.sc Veterans Committee. Budget Director James K. Webb said such "vocational" courses lor veterans, with the government footing the bill lor tuition, arc cost- Ing more than 1200.0CO.OOO yearly. Webb said such courses were not contemplated by Congress when it set ui> the free educational program for velcrans. but that the training cannot be prohibited under present law. jArmy Recruiter Assigned to the Yazoo River certain of victory. Gottwald also proposed appointment of "action committees" throughout the country to provide th e basis of a new national front modelled on the all-party coalition from which the government was formed. The crisis broke Into (he open yesterday when 12 non-Communist mmtstern In the coalition cabinet Arsonist Sought After Fire Rages In Wooded Areas LITTLE HOCK, Ark., Feb. 21.— (UPi—State forestry Investigators were on the trail today of persons who had deliberately sH (Ire lo , . .._ „ „_ n heavily wooded area at Sugar j pcnn theater of operations during Loaf Mountain, 30'mllei South of] World War II and wa» a prisoner Fort Smith. of the Germans tor 10 months. Through last night the fire hud He Is a native of Plggott where burned over more than 3,000 acres ! ])ls wife Is Slaff Bergt, Don C, Seal, who has been In charge of the U. 8. Army and Air Porca Recruiting Station here since May. 1940. has received orders transferring him to European duty, It was announced today. He will be succeeded here by Sergt. Arthur O. Datm. who until now has been Sergt. Seal's assistant. Sergt. Seal served In the Euro- --- - ---- •- ot pine and hardwood in territory BO rugged that modern flre-ffghting equipment waa practically u-sele&s. State Fwrejter Fred Lang said he hud instructed Special Investigator erland. ] , t ay until now permission and '.'/ill obtained from the Army for hor lo Join hin overseas. During the time Sergl. Seal wns In charge of the recruiting Elation Curtis ot den not to ! city Hall """ ftg MI«I« « . 2R9 M's«lsslppi Jiinty men enlisted In the Army District Ranner Hnlscy Bycrs reported that the blaze could have (n protest against the ac-i bw " "Ippcd and brought under tlon of Communist Interim- Mln- ' control Thursday night, If It had inter Vaclax Nosck In forming a not been reset while emergency police state despite contrary' orders Irom the cabinet Mitsouri Roads Board Awards Big Contract Cuttomt Agtntt find Gemi Reported "Lost" NEW YOIIK, Feb. Jl <UP> — IT. S. Customs igenls have arresled two night club wallers and announced they had found under a bridge at Laxewood, n. J., $128,000 worth of diamonds which Allen Llcht, a Jeweler's courier, said he lost In the Atlantic Ocean last month, The agents believed they had broken up an international diamond smuggling ring. They «nest«d Milton Llcht, 43, a waiter and brother of the courier, and Samuel Stein, 42. another waiter, both of Lakewood. -Allen Licht lold police on January 24 that he put a. quantity of diamonds given him in Brussels for delivery In the United states In a rubber tube and hid them In his body. He said he became 111 over the Atlantic and lost the diamonds. Airline officials said it was Impossible to lose the gems in this manner nnd authorities watched Llcht closely. They recovered the 800 carats of diamonds from under a bridge which Is a part of Lnkewood Drive on the outskirts of Litkewood. ENTERPRISE (Continued from Page 1) reversed." Mr. Evans complimented the Blytheville Chamber of Commerce [or the responsibilities which have been delegated to younger men ami cited Arkansiis instances to prove the theory that there arc opportunities in America today for young men with new ideas. He mentioned two depression-born businesses which grew out or'ideas which Tailed to meet the approval of conservative business and financial leaders of that day. "We had in our organization In Pine Bluff," Mr. Evans related, "an employe who was like & square peg trying to fit himself in a round hole. He was a good man, but he just did no! fit into hit Job. We sougni 10 give him another within the organization but he said 'No', and added that he wanted to do something that he really liked to do. "That man was Ben Pearson and I CHURCH I NEWS . v^^^y^^^^y^x^yxx^x^xx^^ VARBKO METHODIST CHURCH Ray t,. MeUster. pastor 1st, 3rd, 5th Sundays. Preaching Services. 7:00 p.m Sunday School, 1ft a.m. Second and 4th Sundays Preaching Services, 11 a.m Voung 1'eople, 6:30 p.m, HAlf MOON ASSEMBLY OF GOD Martin Keagan, acting putor Sunday School, 10 a.m. Oharlw Springer, superintendent. Morning Worship, 11 a.m. Evening Worship, I p.m. Wednesday prayer meetin •, 7;3o p.m. same general nrna Inst spring. Basketball Coach Threatened by Ku „ _ , Klux Klan Is Fired Rupert Crafton Asks New Term On City Coqncil LAKBVIEW, O»,, Feb. 31. tUP)— Basketball Couch Walter Bowland, who claimed to have been thrcalcn- ed by the Ku Klux Klnn, said yesterday he had been fired from" his Job »t Lakevicw High School. John B. Burks, school principal, simultaneously announced that he had resigned effective one week from today, because oi Bowland's ouster. Bowland. "id he was dismissed by the school Board of Trustees last night. Bowland has bfen carrying on a running verbal duel with the Klnn •inc* Jan. 16 when a cross was burn- id In th« front yard of his home bere. and a "grapevine" rumor •pread that he would be tarred mid feathered. Bowland indicated he might file •ull lor the remainder of his salary lor the current lerm unless the •chool board pays it voluntarily. HU t«rm runs 13 more weeks nnd his salary i s $158 per inonttv Bowl«nd ha« attributed his Irou- ble« to the Klan, and he had turned ht« hom« Into > minor arsenal to be ie»dy la event of trouble. Trustees who could be contacted refuted to comment except for one member who charged that Bowland not been a success as a coach. . 600 miles of highway Improvements | • "tile business, to be sure, but it prospered and grew until today it in 51 counties, was Dewltl Construction Rupert Ornfton today announced hiR candidacy tor alderman of the Third Ward, seeking re-election for his fourth fun term. Mr. Oration yesterday filed a petition placing his name on the ballot In the municipal election April 6. He has served on the City Council three full Icrms ami one one- year term filling Ihe vacancy created when Mayor K. R. Jackson was elected In April, 1041. Mr. Crnfton said Hint »« alderman He will support any moves that result In building a belter city. Cqruthersvillc Senior Wins District Contest CARUTItERSVILLE, Mo. Feb. 31 Joe school Mulr, Caruthersvllle high senior, will represent this district at the zone American Legion Oratorical Contest, to be hell at Farmlngton, Mo., Feb. 27. Young Mulr won the Hth District contest, held nt the library here Feb. 13th. with second place . . , Bowluid »ald flatly he was tired honors going to Dalo Baker of Jacx- because the Klan disliked hi.... Bowland charged that Klansmcn hM twice visited his house, once to pregnant wife stood guard with a shotgun. son, representing Cap* Olrardeau Comity. To Direct Sea/ Sale CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., Feb. 31 —Miss Nellie Mccinnnhan of this city will serve us ciialrman ror Pom Icsot County In the Easier Seal Sale which opens Februarv 2Q nnd closes Mnrch 28, for the beticfit of crippled children It was announced here yesterday. Soon WASHINGTON, Feb. 31 (UP) — Rep. Brooks Kays. D.. Ark., said today he was assured by Army Engineers that work will get under way Immediately on the new veterans hospital at Little Rock. Ark. The engineers are supervising the project. The hospital, he said, will be lo- cnlcd on the site on East Roosevelt 1 I Road. i Popular Bluff for oil Mirfncc im- provcmcnt work on 103.1 miles of various routes In Pcmiscol, Butler, C»p« Oirnrdeaii, Dunklln. New Madrid, Oregon, Rlpley and Siofif rd counties. T)ie contract was In tho amount of «1 13.009 00. A contract lor $60,893.00 went to R. B. Potnullitick of Cape Olrlr- deau for various road and bridge Improvement* In Scott County, and oru> for |11»,04*.00 went to-Charlts O. Oilmore Asaphalt Products Oo Anna,, n!,, for. various l in~8toddard Couuty.' " The Highway Commission also sn- uounced that bids would be received of ' llas customers throughout the World February 27lh for 143.2 miles of highway improvements located In 28 conntleri. and consisting of approximately 50 projects. These projects will Include 36.3 miles of farm to market ro»d Improvements, 46.9 mile.; or major highways Improvements. and '53 miles of oll.aggreg- ale. of which 11 miles Is In Southeast Missouri Division No. 10 counties. with two Allies of this being in Pemiacot County on Route "N". Mfthodist Laymen To Fill Pulpits Sunday CAROTHEfiSVILLE. Mo., Feb. 21 —The Methodist Churches of Pemlscot County will observe Laymen's Day Sunday, with laymen of the various churchei to give the sermons. Speakers for Caruthersville churches are: Carutliersville—Rny. nionrt A. Klcmp; Marvin Chapel J- W. Carmean. of Carulhersvllle. Haytl—C. M. Bell. Steele Circuit—Steele, Ralph Baker of Carutliersville; Holland, C D. Wright of Cooler; Oak Ridge P. S. Fender of Steole; Cooler, s L' Robinson of Steele. Read Courier News want Ads and as a result Arkansas has an Important payroll to help ease the shock of the transition in this and other cotton producing states from the usa of day labor to till the soil to the use of more machinery on the farms. Men With Ideas Needed "Down at Ciiiiuien there was a young fellow who was dealing in carbonated bevornges. He had an idea lor. a formula for a now soft drink. Banker! and businessmen of rience ressed guve fears petition to the wtablUhecl corn panics in thi.s field. "B. T. Fooks of Camden would not accept their reasoning. He perfected his formula and started production In a small way, but it grow Into » big business and only recently he U said to have roluscd an offer in excess of $10,030,000 for the right to make his product. "America still Is a land of opportunity tor men with idea* and Ihe know-how to lui n them into production of articles that consumers want if we will only see to it that tree enterprise continues to be the American way and will recog- nise the consumer a* someone worthy of the best tbat we can offer in the way of services as we can render a.s professional men, and the products we offer RS businessmen," Mr. Evans declared. The speaker deplored a trend In the UiV.terf StntM toward more and more governmental Interference with business and more and more participation of government in business. He cited England ni an example not to be followed and said that nation no longer Is a great power. "She ha» followed the leadership of men with socialistic Ideas and she has lc*l ami Is losing her colonies nnd instead of ranking first among the nalions of the world, she now ranks third," Vic said. SKATING RINK Opening Saturday Nire 7:00 p. m. AIR BASE GYMNASIUM TWO SESSIONS HIGHTLY SATURDAY & SUN. MAT/NK Per StMlon Good Skates • Good Floor OPERATED BY BILL GODWIN ANNOUNCEMENT \Ve are pleased lo announce tn our customers and patrons (hat . . . MR. WILSON HENRY formerly with (he I'lanters Hardware Company, hns joined our forces and is now ready lo serve you in tlic Hardware Department. Mr. Henry h« R had many years experience in the hardware business ami is well known l!mm K hout this trade territory. Cnme in and let him .serve your PAUL BYRUM Hardware & Implement Co. 114-120W.it Main St. CHURCH OF CHKI8T E. W. Btov.ll, putor Sunday School, 9:40 *.m Worship Service. 10:60 ».m. Bible Study, 6:48 p.m. Evening Service, t p.m. PROMISE!* I,ANM METHODIST CHURCH Ray L. McLester, putor 1st. 3rd. 6lh Buiiaayn. Preaching services, n «.m. Sunday School every Bundny, 10 a.m. Second and JMurth Sundays Preaching services 7:oo p.m. IMMANUEI, BAPTIST CHURCH A. M. Houston, putor Bunday School, 10 H.HJ Morning Worship, tl »JD Training Union, 1 p.uv Evening Service, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday night prayer vjrvlce, 7 p.m. FIRST METHOniST CHURCH Allen D. Stewart, pallor Church School, 9:45 a.m Worship Service, >0v>o a.m. Senior Youth Fellowship. «'3fl p.m. Intermediate Toulii Fellowship. ; «:30 p.m | Worship Service. 7:30 t/.m. I Choir practice, Wednesday 1 CALVAKY BAPTIST CHl'RCB 16th >nd ChlckuuwM f. If. Jernlgan, pastor Bunday School, B:4o *.m. Morning Worship, 11 «jn. B T U., 6:45 p.m. Evening Worship, 9 pjrx. Wednesday Prayer leeting 7:30 p.m. UUT STREET BAPTIST unday School, v:w a.m, Morning Worship, 10:M am. Training Union 6:45 a.m Evening worship 7:30 p.m. (LAT LAKE METHODIST CHUBCH Ray L. MeLe&ler pastor Every Sunday Preaching Service 8:30 ».m. •Unday School, 10:30 a.m. Young P«ople, «:30 p.m. CHURCH OF TT~IMMACUI.ATE CONCEPTION R*». Francis B. McUevKt, patlor Rev. Paul ISujarskl, assistant nas- lor. Sunday Masses 7:30 and 10:JU Weekday M&6»e«, 7:30 p.m. JATURDAY, FEBRUARY tl, FIRST CHHISTIAN ' HUHCH Sunday Scnool, ?:45 a.m. Morning W ' •,, 10:50 a.m. HRST BAITIST CHURCH E. C. Brown, pastor Sunday School, 9:40 a.m. Morning Wor.shlp, io:5S am. Training Union, 6:30 p.m Evening Worship, 7:30 p'm. Bunday School cabinet Meeting, tM p.m. Officer!' and Teacher*' Meeting, 7 p.m. W :anesd: Prayc Service. JO p.m. ^ 8T. 8TEPHANS EPISCOPAL CHURCH Sixth & Walnut fits. Church School, 9:30 a.m. Morning Worship, 11:00 a.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE SERVICES Woman's Clubhoune, 1416 w. Mnin Mind Is the subject of the Lesson-Sermon which will be read in • 11 Churches and Socletiea of the Church of Chrlt*. Scientist, on Bunday. Wednesday o'clock. Bveniim Me«tlnit— 8 TEMPLE IgRAEf, Dr. Alfred Vfse, rabM Surfday School, 10:00 am Friday night, 8 p.m., Sabbath Ser vices with Sermon. Social Hour after services. FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH Rev. Harvey T. K!dd, putor Sunday School, 9;4S am Morning Worship, 11:00 a.m. Junior Choir, 4:00 pm. Vesper Service, 5 p.m. Prayer Meeting Wednesday, 7:00 p.m. FIRST LUTHERAN' CHURCH Rev. Robert Jaeger, pattor Sunday School, 10:00 a.m. Adult Instruction, 10:00 am Morning Worship, 11:00 a.m. Special Service for the deaf, 8-00 p.m. Tuesday, Adult Blbl« Class, 7-45 p.m. Osceola Churches FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH L. R. Still Jr., pastor Bible School, 9:15 am Morning Worship, 10:50 am Evening Service, 7:00 pm Midweek Service, 7:30 p'm'. ST. MATTHEWS CHURCH Francis B. McDevItt, paitor Mass, 9:00 a.m. FIRST I'KESBYWIRIAN CHURCH I.. T. Lawrence, paitor Sunday School. 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship, 11 a.m. Young People, 6:00 pm. Wednesday evening servlct. T pm. MR8T BAPTIST CHURCH Kuutll /. ciobk psitor Sunday School, 8:45 a.m. Morning Worship, 11:00 ».m. »• T. union, «:30 p.m. fcycning Service, 7:30 p.m. Midweek Service, 7:30 p.m. CHXlRdToTcHHIST RIM ' o\ Th ° m PS<lU, pastCW Bible School, 8;45 « m Morning Worship, io:4B • m. Evening Service, 7:30 p.m Bib!e n st y SCl - C<>l1 9;45 *• m 7^30 p./n. FIRST PENTECOSTAL CHURCH Norman Kent, pulor Morning Service, a 00 . m. Evening Service, 7 ;3 o pm. FIKST CHUBCH Hcrschelle Couchman o.-c Sunday 8c.".ool. 6:45 a ' m * Morning iervice. iron a m Methodiit Youth Fellowship, «.ll Evening Servic«, 7:so p.m. LAKE 8TRF.KT METHODIST CHURCH If. II, Btevln», pbiiw Church School, 9:60 a.m. Morning Worship, 10:BO ».m. ASSEMBLY OF tlOD CHURCH (,. C, RaAMy, pattor Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Mornins Worship, 11 a.m. Methodiit Youth Fellowship, 1:00 p.m. Evening Worship, 7:30 p.m. Prayer Meeting, Wed. 7 p.m C"hrtst AuMMador Hert'icw, l;J(j : Otitiijth's Church, «:30 p.m. BtutfelUtU Services. 7:30 p.m BUHDETTE CHURCH OF QOD R. E. Sh«w, pastor Sunday School, 8:46 a.m. Morning Worship. 11 a.m. Youth Service, 7 p.m. Evening 8»rvlce, B p.m. rilLL GOSPEL TABERNACLE Vent Bowlln, postnr I «»unday School, 9:45 n.m Morning Worship, 11 ajn. young People, 8:45 p.m. Evening Worship, 1 30 p.m GATEWA* TABERNACLE L. G, Bonn, pMtor Church Service. 9HS a m Evening Worship. 7:30' p.m. Church Service, Wednesday anl Friday, 7:30 p.m. Note: SHOP OWNERS CLUB MEMBERS HOME OWNERS THE KIWANIS CLUB Has Available a Limiled Number of .Vx5' American flags. Get Yours Now for "Americanism Week" ONLY $2.00 While They LostI Jesse White Sign Shop Has Yours Hurryl For Service On TYPEWRITERS ADDING MACHINES Call 2S1S JAMES STANDRIDGE Morris I'rinllng Co. Delinted Cotton Seed (Actual Six*) FIRST CHURCH Of ml NAZARKNE Daniel S'.itf.-rd. putor Morning Worship 15 ».m Young People's MeeUivg 1:15 p Evening Worship, 8 ') m Sunday School, 9:48 »,m. NUMBER NINE BAPTIST CHURCH Howard II. Kin,, pasuit Sunday School. 9-45 ».m Morning Worship !1 a.m. Training Hnlon. 7 o.m Evening Worship, B p.m. CLUB '61' OPEN EVERY SUNDAY DANCING 6P.M. 12P.M. CLOSED MONDAY (Except for Private Parties) R. W. Osteen, Mgr. STATE CERTIFIED CHEMICALLY DELINTED COTTON SEED cost less to plant. These pure all seed are treated and free from all seed borne diseases. Quicker germination, plant and plow the same *ecK. Reduc* chopping expense. Use any bean, corn or pea planter. STATE CERTIFIED VARIS TIES packed in attractive 50 Ib. bags. Come in nnd book your requirements today, we will hold until planting time. BLYTHEVILLE SOYBEAN CORP. BMhevlllc, Ark. Branches: Leachville, Ark., Cardwell, Hornersville & Senath,Mo, BOB MALONE Plaster and Stucco Phone 2029 — Stays Fresh Longer!

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