The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 17, 1952 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 17, 1952
Page 6
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PAGE SIX (AUK.) COURIER Women FO//CS Sf/r L/p Minor Revolt Over Quads, Want Mother Feted Arkansas News Briefs— _ Girl to Be Married in Bed with Broken Back Young Lying By TUB ASSOCIATED 1'KKSS CHICAGO—A 22-year-old Arkansas girl will be married in Ciuik County hospital here Saturday, she will take the vows lying face down In bed. Miss fVedn Webster of Alma. Ark,, .suffered a broken back in a highway mishap on hrr intended wedding day last April. She and her fiance, Edward Grochowski, 27, of Chicago were en route here for their, marriage when the accident occurred. Grocnotvskl. who met Miss Webster when he was sl.-itloned at Camp Chaflec, Ark., suffered minor Injuries. Miss Webster was hospitalized at St. Louis for several weeks. Later she was transferred to Chicago when her condition improved. Doctors said the bride must lie face down to exchange vows with the groom because a movement from that position would Imperil mending of her spine. ChaHee Selected Tentatively as UMT Site WASHINGTON-Camp Chalice, Ark., has been sclctu-d as a tentative site for universal military training it the program is approved by Congress. The Arkansas military post is one of 17 camps listed by a 5-man commission at a meeting or the House Armed Services Committee yesterday. Fulbright to Direct Heating on New RFC Head WASHlNGTON-Scn. Fulb)i B M <D-Ark> will direct a hearing tomorrow on the nomination of Harry A. McDonald to head file Reconstruction Finance Coriwratlon. The Senate Banking Committee announced that decision yesterday after House investigators turned down a Senate rcnuest for information. The House comnmiee is investleadng the Securities and Exchange Commission now headed by McDonald. Thrice-Convicted Rapist Gets New Reprieve LITTLE ROCK-A thrice-convicted Negro rapist, Herman Maxwell, has received another .reprlevt from the electric chair HLs execution dale, set for tomorrow, WQS |)Ut off „„„,„ „„,,„ . his atlorneys lied a motion with the Arkansas Supreme court yesterday a S k ltl g that the •execution be delayed. This action automatically *ta>cd the scheduled execution until the court rules on the motion C '^n * bC 'l 8 8PPealCd '° " ID UnUert Stalc5 Sl '»'' eme c <»>rt- roui. *hi C ° nVlC "" 1 "'"* ""'" of ra '""* • »^nant young whit* woman near Hope, Ark. Attorney Says Clients Are Entitled to Trial WALVERN-An attorney for two Malvern men „„ flw Bn -•# MURFUEESBOJIO, Ark. (A; — There's a minor re-volt stirring In this Southwest ArkBma.5 area. Th quadruplets born to Mr. and Mrs Leonard Ponder near here Monda night are Ihe leascn. Warnings cropped up yeslerba when Ihe proud 41-year-old ponde' accepted an invitation tu appca on a New York television show, We The People, Friday night. The women folks of Murfrcesboro and nearby "Nashville, Ark., go stirred up at that. They think the mother of the quads a 38-year-old farmwlfe ought to share sonic of the limelight, K«o e ii]lii,n fur Mother Soya Mia. Joe Cooley of Nashville: "The ladies of this town and Murfrecsboro arc going to sec to It thai Mrs. Ponder gets some recognition." A delegation of Murlree.shoro women already has started a campaign to honor Mrs. Ponder. Mrs. Cooley planned to call her "oiip ttgcthcr today. She called it 'an up-in-arms conference." The two grou|» will combine lat- r. Plan Not Disclosed Mrs. Cooley declined lo disclose he plans they have In mind for the mother. She said the women of the two towns are "sort of put out" about the whole alfair. The father, an unemployed fann- er, was ready to board an airplane il Texarkana, Ark., today for his light to New York. Rep. Tackett D-Ark) ami Dr. M. D. Duncan, who delivered the infants, also were o make the trip. The doctor said -e was going along just for the ride. Ponder spent yesterday sprucing ip for his Irlp lo the East. He received a new outfit from Mnr- recsboro. merchants. He was to get a manicure but news photographers ntcrvencd. They tcok him to his 4- •qom house where he. his wife. Die liads and seven of their eight oth-. children—all born separately— vill live. Tackotl Passed Aulo Trip ncjf. Tackett said he passed up n auto trip lo Washington with his family "to help out a constituent." The InfanU, three boys and a girl, are in a hospital at Nashville. 20 miles southwest of here The babies are reported In good shape. They are in Incubators and the public is not allowed to visit them. Mrs. Ponder Is .at the farm home of her mother-in-law near here Her condition is good. and L. q. Coleman were Indicted by » 1 boanl ' public 7 '.'.!,. 11 " 0 ™ 6 ' 1 Sal<l yeStC '' dai ' lhit Ule """ <« rc «'«"«<> •« Newsman's Son Gets Year, Day For Counterfeiting LITTLE HOCK (AP)-jerry Carley, 22-year-old son of a Memphis newspaperman, has been sentenced to a year and a day in a federal prison on a charge of manufacturing and possessing counterfeit $20 bills. He pleaded guilty. Neil Shannon. Little Rock Secret Service agent In charge, teslificd in Federal Court here yesterday that Carley was the instigator of - counterfeiting scheme uncovered un in Little Rock last August. Carley was arrested with two parking lot attendants. Alvln 11. Hock. 24, and Charley Bailey, ^3, both of Kansas. Carley was a Little Rock printing company employe Some SS.OOO in bogus money was printed «ilh his employer's facilities. Carley is the son of Jack Carley. editorial writer for the Memphis Commercial Appeal. The two Kansas youths were nr resled in their home slate. Charges still are pending. Greene County Group Get Mail Service Change WASHINGTON W-A group of Greene County, Ark., citizens soon will r,cl mail service tiuoui-h Paragould rathe,- Oian through Bono Rep. Gathinas D-Ark who with Ihe Rev. H. E. Williams of Walnut. Grove, pre.-entrri the citizens request lo postal officials said Ihc change will be made in the nr.v future. The u. s. Department of ^i-ri- culture was established as a ^'pa- rate agency of the Federal government by legislation passrri in 1802 Buffalo Meat Dished Up CALGARY, Alia. W J_A dish that tickled the palaUw of pioneers Is on the menu in Alberta hotels for a few weeks. Customers are eating buffalo roasli, steaks and stews which came from animals killed !n the recent Ihinning-out ol Ihe buffalo herd at Elk Island National Modernization Set to Up Output OOA, -Portuguese India W>,—Goa's mineral output wilt renc!> one million tons per year after completion of a new program for modernizing Ooa. iron mines. Chow-gum and Co.. of Mnrmngoa Harbor, has concluded an agreement with a Japanese,mining concern for the $1,869.000 mechanli-.a- lloir work; Authorities here refused to name trie Japanese firm. The export bank of Japan will finance purchase of the machinery Cioan officials said, payment will be through the pro-rated export of 1,500.000 Ions of 'ore after completion of the mechanization. Of- nutharitles in Japan. Mayor to Be Tried for Htting Newsman o» charges of punching newspaperman James Jncger in the nose. Hamilton pleaded iinioccnl yesterday and demanded a Jury trial Jaeger. 3.1, said tiic 50-year-old major hit him because of a story- he wrote for the Beaumont Gai^ttc. The story quoted Robert Bruce as thf ''' C G*iesedieck Qros. MIMIUM HOHT l«el« »"« n Committee because he received no cooperatio from the City Council. J«e S er said the mayor asked hi not to print the story. Public RaceTrack Hearings to Open Next Monday State Group Sets Date for Discussion Of Dixie Downs, Inc. LI'lTLE ROCK l/i'i—The wldcly- icralded. once delayed public he.-ir- "g on possible revocalion of the Dixie Downs, Inc., franchise to op- perale a horse race track at West Memphis has been set lor next Monday. That dale was announced follow- :ig a closed door session of the Arkansas Racing Commission yes- erday. The commission nolificd officials >f Dixie Downs of the meeting late and plans to hear new evl- tence concerning qualifications of one of the corporation officials. H'allher P/olesIs This action brought a protest p rom State Rep, Glenn Walther of "nla-skl County, attorney for Dixie towns. Walther, whose lasl minute ictitloii to the courts, canceled ilans for the hearing yesterday, aid he doubted if his clients would lave sufficient time to prepare a lefense. Walther was to confer with Pu- askl chancellor Frank Dodge to- lay to determine if the racing tommisslon had violated a slate aw in setting the date for the hearing so suddenly. Judge Halls Action --t Walther's request. Judge Dodge yesterday enjoined the com- nission. from taking any action In he Dixie Downs matter until corporation officials received notice t the hearings. Tlie commission's notice of next 'eck's hearing requested Dixie Downs officials to furnish financial tatements on the corporation. The lotlce also listed seven allegations gainst the unnamed Dixie Downs fficials. Charges Are. Made Ed Waller, secretan-y of Dixie Sowns, Inc., charged yesterday :iat the Crittenden County election ommisslon \viis choosing too many •uiti-track officials for the reteren- um on the horse race track at Vest Memphis Jan. 22. Waller, who also Is chairman of he County Election Commission, iter withdrew his protest. He said e thought the 64 persons who were losen to officiate at the polling laces would assure a fair election. Read Courier Ne s Classified Ads Speedometer REPAIR Is part of our extra One Day Service—All Cars & Trucks T..I.SEAY MOTOR CO. Chrysler-Plymouth Dealer 121 E. Main Phone zm Exclusive Franchise Now Available in Your City Nnlional concern wilt start you in an established business. Onr men will secure lop localionL am1 ' |-«n,plc.c inflation. Nt, experience nee s " v iMieseir-oucrndnjr, self-service ,mp corn shop ,? u( n...ncy lo work. After installation^, f w I o,', s s. ,or ^sum <,,cl, week wilt earn you S ,,l, s i anUa , p rofU«?O Iy S.sOO.OO rcuuircd for toniplcie ownership Write Box Q- U. S. ROYAL TIRE SALE! 800x15 ^.OO 7 C ^ c n f- . *r*»* • J OJ ly X IO Si^lQ'i 760 xj 5 $20.73 600x16 $17.95 \m"£ m r^i? > io - 57 - trMed ! T imreic o, ))v f Mi: «Langston-McWaters BUICK CO. Walnuf & Broadway Dial 4555 NOTICE 'All city privilege license, city truck and auto license, garbage or sanitation fees and dog license, are now due. Pay these at the city clerks office in the city Hall. City of Blytheville Methodists' Drive Opens 2nd Phase LITTLE ROCK Wj—The oecond phase of H two-state Methodist Evangelistic Mksion opens In Arkansas tomorrow. Sonic 330 guest pastors, most of them from Loulsianaj will be assigned to an equal number of Individual churches in 12 Methodist districts of Arkansas. Beginning Sunday, the guest ministers will conduct services in the churches each night through Friday, Jan. 25. That'll be only part of the mission program. There will be schools of Evangelism and other Instruction In each district daily and visits by laymen to persons who are not church members. Saturday there'll be a youth rally in each district. THtWBDAT, JANUARY 17, 1952 STUNNING REFLECTION' BELLEVILLE, III. <AP)-The c,uall are knocking: themselves out for Mr and Mrs. Armin Oantner. They live in a house with a large picture window fronting a lake Apparently the reflection from the hike on the window In the sunshine blinds the birds. when better cars are built BUICK will build them 1952 BUICKS COMING SATURDAY! Langston-McWaters BUICK CO. Walnut & Broadway Guaranteed Watch Repair & 53.50 Vour wulch t» disassembled, | cleaned, pivots polished and hair springs adjusted. 3 Day Service Thompson Credit Jeweler I Next door to Wade furniture I BUILDERS SUPPLY 1 /2 Price Annual Wallpaper SALE Now in Progress! Hudson Offers Big Reductions In Nationally Advertised HATS Fine Quality Fur Felt All Popular Colors Reg.10 50 &12 95 ' Suits Reduced! Gabardines & Sharkskins Regular $25 20 100% Wool Worsteds Regular $45 HUDSON CLEANER - CLOTHIER - TAILCP Blytheville, Arkansas Sreele, Missouri

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