The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 21, 1951 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 21, 1951
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PACT TWO BLYTHEVfLLE (ARK.) COURIER NZWB DBCEJfflER tl, MM Stalin 72 Years Old Today; Little Fanfare Marks Day By EDDY GILMORE MOSCOW (AP)—Joseph Vissa- rtonovlch TSjugashvill — better known a! Generalissimo Joseph Stalin, Prime Minister of the Soviet Union—became 72-years-old today. Little fanfare marked the day. But the press observed it with an- nounceemnts of the Award of ata- Hn prizes for "strengthening pence among the peoples." The six winners announced are Mrs. Monica Felton, housewifely British novelist; Anna Seghcrs, n German novelist; pietro Nennl, leader of the pro-Communist faction of the Italian Socialist parly; George Amfldu, A Brazilian author; Kuo Mo-Jo, president ot the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Ikuo Oyama, Japanese professor. Gold Medals Are Prizes Prizes to each are a gold medal, 100,000 rubles equal of 525.000. at the Russian official exchange rate, and world recognition as favored stalwarts of Communism. No great fuss has been made over Stalin's birthday since he was 70. a decade birthday that called fnrth Itreat celebr&tlorts throughout the Red world. Stalin was presumed to be spending his blrthdav at his desk, behind the thick wnlls of the Kremlin. Health Ii Satisfactory His health was described here as - satisfactory for a man of his a^e. .Observers outside the Soviet .Un- ion'have noted his recent public appearances have been fleeting, and that the Soviet press has been publishing old photos showing him In glowing health, instead of newer ones which might show him to be falling. He has been reported 111 several times since the war, and •crap* of Information indicate his health Is poor. "Communism Advocates" The winners of the A word of Sin- In this year all are Influential advocates of Communism. Mrs. Felton, In her fifties, was described by the prize committee as having done "great good." She was fired from a SS.600 a year Job m the British Ministry of town and country planning after saying pub- llcry she saw evidence of "atrocities" by American and British troops during a trip to North Korea. HTM In Soviet Zone Mra, Beghem. 51 year old molh- «r of two children, was driven from • Germany by Na» persecution but BOW Hve« In the soviet zone, she la one of Communism's favorite au thors and millions of copies of her novels have been published In the Bovlet Woe. Nennl .la a member of tho Ital- J«n Parliament. Dimltri Skobeltsyn, chairman of the priie committee. described him aa an Implacable foe of Imperialist aggressors who un- eeaslngly urges Italian workers to fight against threats of wnr. , "Great Chinese Writer*!'" Kuq became a Vice-Minister of the Felplng Communist . Government in 194B. Skobeltsyn called him Joseph SUHn one of the greatest writers In China nnd nn active participant in the International Communist, "peace" campaign. Oynma won Hie committee's plau- dils as an enemy of Japanese militarists and for achievements as a scientist. He formerly was a professor at Japan's Waseda University and tv,-o years ago was charged with making false statements against Allied occupation forcc-s. Amnriu got Sxobcltsyns praise for writing about what was called Brazil's struggle for Independence from American Imperialism. 'Silver Moon' Mystery Has Area Upset NEOSHO. Mo. W) — Who — or what—ts behind the Sliver Moon mystery? Baffled authorities, seeking the aiiswer, acknowledged they have made little progress in solving a series of weird events at the Ozark farm community of Silver Moon near here. Here are «ome of the things that hfvve occurred: Teed hns been stolen from barnn and to-wed over the fields. Motor car tires slashed, parts tiiken from cars, antl-freeze drained from radiators. "Switches" cut off cow's tails, Cattle turned out of pastures. A hnrnc-ss was stolon Irom one barn and reUirned mysteriously later. Owen Allen, Si-year-old bachelor fnrmer, reported he had been stripped, bound and gagged twice.'in three days. Friends found him tied to his bed both morn- Ings with balling wire. He told authorities both Incidents occurred as ho went to his How Did Willed Get on Payroll? Monroney Curious About Fired .RFC Employ* Rchired WASHINGTON. Ml - Senator Mike Monroney (D-Okla) called today [or a Senate investigation Into how William E. Willctt, once inder fire In-an Influence peddling probe, got back on the government payroll. Wlllett Is one of five former members of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RPC» hoard of illrcclors who lost their Jobs in a •>hakeup. It followed accusations the huge government lending agency had yielded to an "influence ring." Installation Cnnllrmrd Francis Whltchead, undersecretary of the Navy, confirmed yesterday he had Installed Willclt in an Jl 1.800 a year Pentagon Job. Monroney announced he would make Issue of the rehirlng or Wll- lett. "The Senate banking subcommittee which accused Wlllett should look Into thi.i matter without delay," Monroney laid « reporter. fulbrljht Htadrd I'rohe This group, headed by Senator Pulbrlght (D-Ark) earlier this year asserted Willett and some other RFC official* had bowed U) Improper pressures. The report named Donald 8. Dawson, one of President Truman's advisers; K. M«rl Young, a former RFC employe who once had White House entree; and Washington lawyers Joseph H. Rosenbaum and Robert W. Dudley as members of the alleged "web of Influence." 1 »nd January 1, and maturing M- rallly on 'January I of each year as follows; 1853 .. 1854 . 1855 . 1958 . 1857 . 1958 . 1959 . 1900 . IDfll . 1662 . 1963 . 19M . 1935 . 1068 . 1087 . 19Q8 . 19G8 . 1970 . 1971 . 1972 . 1973 . The proceeds of $16,755.00 II.000.00 18.000.00 18,000.00 10,000.00 19.000.00 20,000.00 20,000.00 21,000.00 22.000.01) 23.000.00 23,000.00 2-1,000.00 25,000.00 26.000.00 26,000.00 27.000.00 28,000.00 28.000.00 20,000.00 30,000.00 the sale of gald bonds will be uned for tht purpoM of constructing a county hospital, to be composed of two unit*, onft unit to be conitrucled at Blythe- vllle, Arkantan, «nd the other unit to be conitrutced «t Oeceol*, Arkansas. Right to reject all bld» li reserved. Said bonds with Interest thereon will be wcured by pledge of proceeds derived from a continuing con* structlon fund tax of three mills on the dollar heretofore voted to be leclcd annually on the assessed value of all taxable property In Mississippi County for the years 1951 to 1972, Inclusive, and continuing thereafter >l the rat* of three mills annually until all bonds and Interest of this Iseue have been paid In full. The buyer may name the place ot payment and trustee and shall have the right to convert the bonds Read Courier Newi Classified Ads. barn to milk the ijows. He said he knew of no reason for the attacks by three men who threw a gunny sack over his head, bound him and carried him Into his house. County Prosecutor George Henry says he can find no reason for the strange events. NOTICE OF SAM! OF MISSIPPI COUNTY HOSPITAI, BONDS Pursuant to order of the Mississippi County Court made and entered In the Osceoln District of said Court on the 12 day of Dccem-1 her, 1951, and a like order made' and entered In the Chlcknsawba 1 District of satd Court on the 11 day of December, 1951, notice Is hereby Riven that Mississippi County will sell to the highest bidder for cash Its proposed Issue of 1479.755 ot Mts- sl.islpp] County v'Hopllar Bond, to be dnted January 1, 1852. bearing Interest at the rate of 2*i% per annum, payable semt-annually on July Our wish for you at Christmas tim«, and through the new year, too, is that the Season's many joym, will bring much happiness to you . . . and yours! ONE STOl 1 SHOE SERVICE Repairing — Cleaning — Dyelnf 121 W. Main Dial 3&4> to i lower rale of Interest, subject to approval of the County Court of Mississippi County and upon condition that the county will receive no less and will pay no more than substantially the same as par for bonds bearing Interest at the rate of 2*i % per annum. The expenses of the Issue, Including the print- Ing and trusteeing of the bonds and the fee of Donham, Fulk Hi MehaU- !y, Attorneys, Little Rock. Arkansas, upon whose approving opinion the bonds will be issued, will be paid by the purchaser. The bonas will be callable for payment prior to maturity in Invert* numerical order at par and accrued lntere«t as follows: from surplus construction funds and/or surplus tax collections on any Interest paying date, and on and alter January I. 1960, on any Interest paying date from funds from any source. Said sale will be held upon suction bid* at 10:30 o'clock a.m., on January 8th, 1952, In the office of the County Clerk of Mississippi County In Blytheville, Arkansas. Each bidder will be required to file a certified check In the of $9.595.10 on • bank that to * member of F.C.I.C., payable to Mississippi County, to be kept as liquidated damages if the bidder It awarded the sale of the bonds and falls to complete the purchase. Checks of unsuccessful bidders will be promptly returned. For further Information address the undersigned. Given under my hand and seal this 12th day of December, 1951. Elizabeth Blythe Parker, County Clerk of Mississippi County, Arkansas GRABERS wishes one and all a and a very, very' Happy New Year/ HOLIDAY GREETINGS from the members of THE BLYTHEVILLE ASSOCIATION OF LIFE UNDERWRITERS J. LOUIS CHERRY J. A. BRYANT W. PAUL MAHON J. L. THOMPSON, Jr. IRA R. WALTERS T. W. WYATT E. S. CHILES L. E. OLD JESS B. GRESHAM JOHN M.DUNCAN L. Z. GOINGS 0. J. RODGERS W. T. STEWART Blythevitle, Ark. Bfyrheville, Ark. Blyfheville, Ark. Blytheville, Ark. Blytheville, Ark. Blythcville, Ark. Osccola, Ark. Blyrheville, Ark. Osceola, Ark. Blytheville, Ark. Blytheville, Ark. Blytheville, Ark. Blytheville, Ark. New York Life Ins. Co. American United Life Ins. Qo. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. American United Life Ins. Co. Life Ins. Co. of Georgia Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. Farmers & Bankers Life Ins. Co. Prudential Ins. Co. of America Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. Natl. Life and Accident Ins, Co, Reliable Life Ins. Co. Reliable Lift Ins. Co. Business Mens Assurance Co. LYNN W. BROWN A. B. JAGGERS NATHAN DEVERS DOUGLAS MORRIS H. S. THOMPSON G. R. TRAVIS E. S. MOORE, Jr. T. A. FOLGER C. T. DAVIS EMMIT A. HILL 0. W. LEWSS R. I. DAVIS R, Z. BROADWAY Blytheville, Ark. Blythcville, Ark. Blytheville, Ark. Blyfheville, Ark. Blytheville, Ark. Blytheviile, Ark. Blytheville, Ark. Blytheville, Ark. Blythcville, Ark. Osccolo, Ark. Blytheville, Ark. Blytheville, Ark. Blytheville, Ark. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. Natl. Life & Accident Ins. Co. Metropolitan Life Ins. Co. Life (ns. Co. of Georgia Life Ins. Co. of Georgia Life Ins. Co. of Georgia Life Ins. Co. of Georgia Life Ins. Co. of Georgia Life Ins. Co. of Georgia Life Ins. Co. of Georgia Life and Casualty Ins. Co. Life and Casualty Ins. Co. Interstate Life Ins. Co. FOR YOUR LIFE INSURANCE NEEDS, CONTACT ANY OF THE ABOVE MEN WHO ARE MEMBERS OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LIFE UNDERWRITERS, THE BLYTHEVILLE CHAPTER

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