The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 30, 1951 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, July 30, 1951
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MONDAY, JULY SO, 1951 BL.YTHEVILLE. /ARK.) COURIER NEWS Racial Issue Is Injected Into Little Rock Election UTTLB ROCK, July 30. ffl*>—The* racial Issue has been injected anonymously iulo the comparatively uneventful campngin for mayor of Little Rock, While the Negro vote has been viewed e« Important in tomorrow's Democratic preferential primary, it wa» not An open issue until yesterday. Lithographed copies of page one of a Negro newspaper on which appeared a story announcing th:tt fl . Negro organisation would support ' Franklin fe.\ Ley for mayor repbrt- ftrtly wei - e circulated among [he aity'* white voters. .Vo identification of the person or organization sponsoring '.he circulars appeared on the 11 by H Inch copicn. They were mailed in plain white envelopes without return addresses. , Raies. Flays Circulars L. O. Bates, publisher of tho newspaper, Ihe Arkansas Slate Press, said the circulars wore an attempt to tilr np racial hatred. He j>aUJ he would Prosecuting Attorney Tom Downie to investigate what he called a violation of stale election laws. Both Loy nnrt J. H. Hickinbot- hatvi, candidates to succeed incumbent Sam WasseU, interpreted the circular as an attempt to discredit I joy. 'I'Ap.ilct Deplored Both deplored the tactic, and Hickinbotham denied that the circulars came from his headquarters. Mayor Wassel) could not be reached for comment, but his wife * denied any knowledge of the circulars. Loy, an alderman, is making his second try for the mayor's job. He was defeated previously by WasseU, ^ Hie kin both am, father of a grocer ' R-ho recently was involved in a dispute over Arkansas Sunday closing law, is making his first bid for political recognition in this state. H« once was mayor of an Oklahoma town. Tombstone Stirs Scotch Legend OCASGOW (JP) — The legend of Rab Hall, the Glasgow Glutton reputed to have eaten & whole calf at a sitting, has taken on a new leas* on life. Stories of HIA gastronomic prowess more than 100 years ago were revived when workmen tidying up neglected corner* of Qorbals Cemetery cam* across hia la-st resting plnee, Rab, who died In 1843, wan originally « farm servant. He turned from farming when he found he couJct live better ax A professional .«Rl«*. The wealthy gave him gargantuan free meals, laying wagers on tha itaggerlng capacity, of his Hotnach. He collected his percent- Kg« of ttt« winning*.' 26,000 Strike In Peoria over Wage Dispute PEORIA. 111., July 30. UV-More than 20,000 workers '.vent on strike at Ihe Caterpillar Tractor Plant at Peoria today over a wage dispute. Local 974 of the CIO United Auto Workers union is seeking a 28 :ent an hour increase. Union officials said the Increase ;hey are seeking would make Caterpillar's wages comparable to I.IMMB paid in other farm equipment manufacturing industries. Only maintenance workers and office employes were allowed in the plant this morning. 'Fx*fn«4' Tr«« Flourhhti lit W*ft V'trginia Town VORQANTOWN. W. Vs.. fAP) — A specimen of ft tree once thought to be extinct IB flourishing In West Virginia University's Arboretum. The tree Is the Metasequola Glyp- iostrobiofdes. a relative of California's giant Sequoia. Dr. Earl L. Core, head of th« University's Department of Biology, sMd three specimens were planted (his past spring after they were presented bv tl Brooklyn Botanical Gftiden In connection with a national study of climatic requirements. TVo have since disappeared and Rrt believed to have been stolen from the Arbore- in a manner Indicating that West Virginia is the proper habitat for the tree. Seeds were gathered In 1941 In a program directed by Dr. E. D. Merrill of the Arnold Arboretum. Jamaica Plain, Mass., and seedlngs now have been distributed to numerous institutions here anci in the Tnr East for testing purposes. SEEN THIS MAN?-Added lo the FBI's list of "Ten Most . Wanted Fugitives" is OJlie Gene Kmbry, 22. above, one-time juvenile delinquent now wanted for bank robbery. Kmbry is sought in connection with tile $8943 robbery of a Columbia, 111., bank on Feb. 6. 1951 British Hero of Fiction Finally Honored at Home LONDON (AP)—At long last Lon don la to have It* own version o Christopher Morley's "Baker Stree Irregulars." A collection of Sherlock Holmes fans, red-faced at the thought of their hero going virtually unrecognized in his own city, have formed what they prosaically call the "Sherlock Holmes Society of London." with the equally prosaic aim of bringing together "people who have a common Interest, as readers and students of the literature of Sherlock Holmes." "For R considerable number of yeftra,"'-the-new-society says, "there has been in Britain no society devoted to the study of the life and work of Sherlock Holmes. This is the more remarkable in view of the many such societies which exist In other part* of the world, 'hie omission has now been rectified." The new society has as its president the vice chancellor of Cambridge University, S. C. Roberts. Gazette Hearing Ends alter Final Witness Appears Attorney Recounts Only One Incident Of 'Meeting' LITTLE ROCK. July 30. I/Pi—A 17-day National Labor BelHtious Board hearing of unfair labor practice charges against the Arkansas Gazette has ended. Trial examiner Frederic Parkes 2nd heard (he last witness for the newspaper Saturday. Edward L. Wright, a Little Rock attorney for the paper, (old of only one incident which occurred at a meeting of the management and representatives of the CIO American Newspaper Guild on May 26. 1950. He .said thai Publisher Hush B. Patterson. Jr.. of the Gazzetlc snitl •bantering!)-" at the meeting that 'if the union packed up. went hoim and never came. back, the striki could be settled." Burlier in the hearing. W. A. 'Redi Copeland of Memphis, CIO- PAC regional director, testified that Patterson hart offered to settle if (tie guild would "get out of Little Rock." Opposing attorneys stipulated that Wright's testimony on other conferences between the union local IWPO) and the management would he similar in substance. Wright . not cross examined. 41 Witnesses Called Forty-one witnesses, including Patterson, were called by the newspaper and the board during the hearing. The NLRB charges against the Gazette resulted from the 19- months-oid, unsettled strike of the guild unit against the paper. 'Twenty-three newsroom employes and 10 circulation workers struck in mid-December, 1949. niter three months of unsuccessful negotiations. The breakdown or talks came when the parties were not able to agree to dismissal clauses 11: the proposfid contract. Earlier Saturday, Patterson on cross examination declared that he never made any attempt to interfere wtih union activity in the plant. The newspaper has been charged with attempting to halt organization of its employe*, among othci things. It has denied alt NLRB ; charges. Johnny McCloy Win! Show with 'Stalin' BAD HOMBURO, Germany. Jtilj 30. t/Fi —Johnny McCloy, teeu-ag' son of. U. S. High Commission^ John j. McCloy. won the school riding competition in a horse show here Sunday. Johnny's mount WM • h o r • i named Stalin. MORE PEOPLE Bu StJoseph ASPIRIN THAN ANY OTHER ASPIRIN IH THE WORLD FOR JflC PAGE FIVE News of Men Ln the Service VISITS I.OMIOX _ Midshipman Jack W. Cook, son o[ Mrs. Gertrude Conk of RlyUievillp. talks with a yoeimm .warder, a suard. al the Tower of London [luring a visit lo the llrilish capital while on a summer crulss with oilier Naval Arsulemy midshipmen. <U. S. Navy Photo) Pvt. C. nay Stilfi'ldce. son of Mr. and Mrs. K. i,. Sulfriclge, lonn- :rly of Blytheville. is now -solving as a mortarnian with the 35th "Caen" Regiment of the 25th Infantry Division in Korea. PH. D. ,). AlcLeocI, son of Mr. and Mrs. Damon McLcod of lily, liieville, has arrived in Pusan. Korea, He is attached to the .Mth Replacement Company of the 2<lh Infantry Division. Choffee Road Probe Planned WASHINGTON. July 30. i,l'i — 'Ihe Public lloavis Bureau will in- vesli^iite lieccs.s rends .serving Cainji Clialfec near Port Smith, Ihe Army ha.s advisou" Seimtur Pulbright il> Ark). Sebastian County Judge R. P. Sljtzk'r recently piolestcd lh:u one act ass road from Fort Smith to Ihe ffwjp m-e<ls u-ich'tiing and repairing. Trimble Expects Early Action on White River Basin WASHINGTON, July 30. &!>j — Rep. Jim Trimble (D-Ark) says he is looking for early and favorable action by the Army engineers on the whlu River basin report. This report, submitted by district and division engineers, recommended several dam.s, reservoirs and floor protection works along the stream. It recently was considered by the engineer board of rivers and harbors. Trimble says his Information Is that Die board will approve the rc- pcrt, except that it will leave open Hie < o; the site of the proposed Wol' Bayou Dam, to which there was some opposition in Arkansas. Tin rciKirt also Includes Beaver Dam. one lor which Trimble has been working for years. 16 Died Violent Deoths in Week IK Tfie AssiiciaU-d 1'rcss Sixteen persons med violently In Arkansas liust week. The toll was: raised by two Sunday when Benjamin I.eroy Giles, 18. and Jami'o Oi'eilnrJ. 28. both o ( 'Icxarkami. were killed in an automobile collision north of Texiir- k.ana on Highway 71. Five 0,'hoi pei.snii.s were injured in (he accinrnl. Traffic mishaps alnne claimed eight lives In the Mouday-lhrough- Sunday period. NOXZEMA'S / injeitul Rtliel for Poiton Ivy, PoiKm fc. SrniM ol people find Nor-Ivy. ilc hy (he maker* et fajnou» Noi«m» n Cream, bring* quick relief lo the loyine itcbl/12 o* poUoo ivy. help* • \jp blbttre l»*t. G«( Nox-tvy from ,K drugjciit tftday, 39* «nd 73*. Senate Seeks to Oust Airman Apprentice William F Joyner, son of Mr. and Mrs. F. B, Joyner of BlytheviJlc. has begun a 28-wceks electronics training cour^ at the Naval Air Technical Train- " ." /_' '~ "" me Center at the Miiiington, Temi i American Chair Corps' Naval Air Station. WASHINGTON, July 30. fjp;—A Geoige MacGIendon of Luxora. a aR "'\ !e watelidcg dclense uroup student at the University of Missouri, is currently undergoing training under the Naval Reserve Officer Training Program at the U.S. Naval Amphibious Base at, Lutle Creek, near Norfolk, Va, More College Draft Tests May Be Given WASHINGTON, July 30. Wi — Students who started college this summer, loo late to get in on selective service's aptitude tests, almost certainly will have a chance to take such tests early next year. This assurance was given today by Brig. Gen. Louis H. Renfrew, acting dnector of selective service, to Raymond S. Hou'ej;, .staff associate of Ilif American Council of Educalion. The two men discussed the draft tests in a radio broadcast. Arkansas College Merger Proposed CLARKSV1LL.E, Arle., July 30. IJT/ —A proposal to mcrRC the coll o[ the Ctearks will! ArfcpmM College at Uitte.sville is proposed by "lie lru.';l*.n'.i of Oairks. The boaro Issued a statement In uliich it, saw members "do not think it possible lo have a merger under the proposed plan." The "proposed plan" would com- iiinc the two Presbyterian institution al the Batesville location. All students at Ozarhs were advised by the board to make plans to report to the college here Sept. 10, (or a lull [all program. Senate has begun cflorts to get fighting lit men out of the "chair corils" and into the combat forces. Chairman Lyndon Johnson (D- Tex) announced Saturday that his Senate preparedness subcommittee is sendin,; investigators to 20 advanced training centers to check up on use of personnel. The "chair corixs" term is used to describe military pcrsomie] assigned to duty as instructors, clerks, automobile drivers, telephone operators or similar Jobs. Paper Mill Man Held in Slaying AIAGNOLIA, Ark., July 30. m — A paper mill employ* has been charged with first degree murder In the death of his wife. He Is James n. Mason, 27, whose 24-year-old wife. Dorothy Irene, wr.s shot at their Taylor, Ark., mme last Thursday, The couple had four children. The capilal of Albania Is Tirana. OPEN FOR INSPECTION •2001 Hearn Street From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Dally BEAKTIFri, HOME —2 B c Deilrnoms. Living Room, nlnlnjt Room ami Kllrheii wilji plenty of liulll-lns. Ijtrgc Screened Porch, Venetian Blinils. 2 Floor Furnaces, Altic Kan, Aluminum Slillng, Level Lot..,55,vl 10 fi. Garajrr. I'avert Sired, f.melj Xclfililmrlnindt Tiie time to liny a home Is when snme one wants to scll...w« definitely M'aul lo sell! KOSE PROGRAM SCHEDULf 860 On Vour Dial Tuesday, July 31, 1951 MORNING 5:00—Sign On 5:00—Musical Roundup 6:00—News 6:0i>- -p'arm Fair 6:15--Gospel Gems 7:00—News 7:0.1 Yawnln' In Mawtlln' 8:00- -News 8:15--Btng Sings 8:30- KOSE Kapf-rs 0:00 -Woman's Viewpoint 9:30—Tin Pan Alley 9:45- -Dearest Mother 10:00- -New.? 10:05--Modern Concert Hall 10:30- -Club 860 11:00- -News 11:05. -Club 860 11:30- Farm Frolics AFTER.VOO.V 12:00—News 13:15—N T oor? Serenade 12:30—Cotton Forecast 1:00—News 1:05—Matinee Melodies 1:30—Guest Star 1:15—Navy Band 2:00—iVews 2:05— Murray's Madhouse 3.-00--News 3:05»-Mexico Calls 3:15— In Groove Boys 3:30- -Hep Time 4:00 Mews 4:05--Hep rune <:30—Phllco Vance 5:00 -Bandstand 5:55- News 6:00—It's Dance Time fi:15- Adventure. Your Heritage 6:30- -Sportsman 6:15—Meet the Banrt 7:00—Ne«M 7:05—Evening serenade 7:15 Sign Off What s Missing with this Businessman ? Kverynocly says he's a "Smarl Husincssman" .. . lie's slirewtl, cncrjjelic, huncKl. 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So often it's the price of a telephone call . . . and lliat means just a jcn> jirmiics to spread llie glad Worth more? Of course. Mam- I phone calls are practically in their value to yon. And yet the average cost, including tax, of each local telephone, call the l>ig, important calls and the ti.snal everyday variety—is about Cuii von think of a I>ctU:r bargain? EVERY H £ L L O /S A GOOD BUY!

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