The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 6, 1952 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 6, 1952
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THURSDAY, MAKCH 8, 1952 'No Polities' Pledged For Schools Survey LITTLE ROCK CAP)—A survey of Arkansas schools with a view toward improving facilities is goins tfi Klpff rlrsr nf nolitifc Luwai u JNI1JI uviliy litcimu to steer clear of politics. That's what Mrs. Field A. Poe of Paragould. Ark., president of the Arkansas Congress of Parents- Teachers, said yesterday in outlining the proposed survey to representatives of various state parents-teachers associations. Mrs. Poe safd the survey is need- J ed to find out what the schools have to determine "what we want in education, and determine what must be done to get the educational program desired. Mrs. Poe strewed that politics ivould have no part in the study Oov. McMalh told the session that the most Important problem that Arkansas has today is establishment, of an adequate educational .system. He added that tiic solution "cannot be on a political partisan baste, but must be accomplished by nil people working together on the common goal." Hairy S. Ashmore, executive editor of the Arkansas Gazette, told the 1>-TA sroup that any efforts to improve schools would run into the question of finances. Arkansas News Briefs— Private Power Firms Win Fight in Courts LITTLE ROCK (/!'• —Private power companies have won out—at least temporarily—in their fight against construction of a co-operative power plant at Ozark, Ark. Pulaski County Judge Guy Amsler yesterday overruled tile Arkansas Public Service Commission's approval of the 10 1/2 million dollar project, designed to serve three rural distributing co-operatives in northwest Arkansas through the Federal Southwestern Power Administration. Attorneys for the super co-opi-iative, the Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corp., immediately filed notice at appeal to the Arkansas Supreme Court. Lost Five-Year Old Found Unharmed Yesterday HOT SPRINGS. Ark. (iPi—A 5-year-old boy who wandered alone all day on west mountain near here was found unharmed. Clayton Kemp, son of Mr. tmd Mrs. Clarence Kemp who live at the base of (he mountain adjoining Hot Springs, Mt his home about .1:30 a.m. yesterday and spent the day on the mountain. His only company was his pet dog and two of his father's bird dogs. The child was found about 7:30 p.m. by city detective Ernest Dodd, one of about 600 searchers who combed tiie mountain throughout the day for the boy. CiayUm was unhurt, but he was tired and hungry. Dodd said he /ound the boy sitting calmly on a rock with the dogs lying beside him. .Arsonist Blamed for Fire at Tourist Cabins LITTLE ROCK m— Slate officers say the fire that destroyed a 5- cabir, tourist court near Mt, Home, Ark., last Monday was set deliberately. Asst. Director Carl Miller of the state Police said last night that Harry Clifton Jc«-cll, 37-year-old Mt. Home trucker, admitted he set fire to the cottage occupied by his estranged wife and 8-year-old child m a fit of anger after his wife refused to consider a reconciliation (ft- His wife was caretaker of the court. Uncle Tom's Cabins, eight miles northwest of Mt. Home. Coal OH Explosion Kills Mother, Infant Son BENTON-An explosion ta a Benton home has claimed the lives of a young mother and her 18-months-old son. Mrs. Lindell George, about S5, perished when the blast damaged her home Wednesday. Her son Danny died Wednesday night in . Little Rock hospital. The explosion set off a fire that gutted the interior of the Georee home Volunteers who dragged Mrs. George and Danny from the house .aid they found a 5-gallon kerosene can with Us bottom blown off inside the house. Charges Dismissed for Twenty Arrested in Gambling Raids HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) — Charges against 20 persons nrrest- ed in gambling raids here last week have been dismissed by Municipal Judge Lloyd Darnell. Fines Here imposed on nine others. . Pour of those who escaped Intercontinental Bomber Crashes FORT WORTH. Tex. CAP) — A giant. 10-engine B-36 intercontinental bomber burst in flames after landing here early today. All 14 crewmen aboard escaped without Injury. One firefighter, however, suffered burns. Piloted by aircraft commander ' Frederick Bachmann Jr.. the plane ' had returned from a routine train- i ing flight that began yesterday. It i Ras on the landing roll when the left side blazed. charges in municipal court will face Circuit Court charges of violating: state liquor sale regulations, me charges were dismissed by Municipal Judge Darnell after Prosecutor Julian Glover said he would take the cases acainst c. A Stewart, Jimmy Phillips, Mrs. Peggie Chapman and C. M. Taylor to the higher court. Judge Darnell said he would Issue an order to Sheriff will Lowe within three days regarding the public destruction of gaming equipment seized in the raids on the swank Southern club and the Pines Supper Club. Mechanical Sherlock To Detect Causes of Shipping Damages WASHINGTON tAPl — A mechanical Sherlock Holmes is being put on the trail of baggage smash- ers. It's a miniature earthquake de- ^tector, fitted with a timing device ^vhtch runs for seven clays and a tape which records every" jar .inri jolt. It will fit Into any medium- sized package. It has been tested successfully by an. automobile manufacturer who wanted to rim down the cau : e of breakage In mailed eneine p.irts: by a manufacturer looking into shipping damage of his refrigera- j tors, and by American Airlines. I LAST TiMKS TOXiTK "SIROCCO" Humphrey Hogarl FRIDAY & SATURDAY "i ShSOT B&ILY THE KID" Don Barry ® Robert I.owrv MANILA HOME OFFERED FOR SALE An attractive fi-ronni house in Manila is now for sale! Located on North Baltimore, this'home has Venetian blinds, Jicmlix washer, floor furnace, attic fan.. .fenccd-in yard. You're invited to see or PETE HARRISON—Phone 116 K.TTHEVTLLE (AKIO COURIER NTEW3 "DOES PAPA GET A CUT RATE?"-"Lei's ge t it over with. Doc," is the theme ol Hie five lillte Connor children, wailing al St. Mary's Hospital in Rochester. N. Y.. lor doclors to snip out their tonsils. When Hie whole Connor clan—[eft lo right: Donald. 8: Sheila. 7; Jimmy. 6; Robert. 4, and Neil, 2—came down with tonsilitis. the tamily doclor recommended a mass operation. The parents. Mr and Mrs. Robert Connor, agreed, and thus were 10 little tonsils taken out. LUXORA NEWS By MHS. G. C. DlilVKR Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Ellison announce the birth of a son Feb. 27 at Memphis Methodist Hospital. The child, their first, has been named Michael Cleveland. Mrs. Ellison is the former Miss Billie Langston, daughter of R. C. Langston. Paternal grandmother is Mrs. J. C. Ellison of Puxico, Mo. Mr. and Mrs. John Bovven entertained members of the Luxora Canasta Club at their home in Wilson Saturday night. Mr. and Mrs. A. H. Rczelle were prize winners in the games for the evening, after which the hosts served a salad, dessert course. Miss Betty Mifflin, home economics instructor in the Vaiindale schools, was a weekend visitor of her mother, Mrs. J. I. Mifflin. Memphis visitors Saturday Included Mrs. Elmer Hall and . son and Mrs. John Ford and daughter. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Head, Jr.. of Walnut RitJge are houseguests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Head, Sr.. for several days. Mr. Head is In Little Rock today taking pre- indnction examinations. Luxorans on home sick lists this week Include Mrs. c. B. Wood, Jr., T. D. Wilkins and c. B. Wood, III. Nan Adams, Betty Bowen Thompson, Dusty Driver and Ricky Ingram were among the twenty seven guests present at the Hotel Noble's Mirror Room Sunda'y afternoon for the party given by Mrs. Mary Clay Crawford in honor of her daughter, Maxine. on her third birthday. Mrs. Crawford was assisted by M~r. and Mrs. Sam Boweii and Mrs. John Dooley, Maxinc's grandparents. Joe Dudley, son of Mrs. J. W. Smith, attached to the U. S. Artillery, is spending several days here while en route from Ft. Bliss, Texas, to Seattle, Wash., and overseas assignment. Mrs. W. E. Head was hostess at her home Thursday for the bi- Soldier Found Innocent of Rape Charges MONTGOMERY. Ala. (AP) — A husky Camp Rucker, Ala., soldier was free today after a circuit court jury acquitted him of charges that he raped a woman old enough to be his grandmother. S. Sgt. George p. HIM, 21. of Stuttgart. Ark., smiled broadly w r hcn the jury announced Its verdict just a few minutes before last midnight. The jurors deliberated nearly five hours. Hill, testifying In his own defense, insisted he did not strike the 6'3-ycfir-old woman or force his attentions on her. The poinsettia Is one of a group of plants known as short day plants because they will bloom only In the season of the year with short day- length periods, preferably 10 hours or less. monthly session of the Luxora Home Demonstration club, with fifteen members and guests present. Mrs. C. E. Lucas, club vice- president, presided over the business meeting. A social hour followed. The club's next meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Lucas. Helps You Overcome FALSE TEETH Looseness and Worry No longer he annoyed or fee) ill-nt- case because of loose, wobbly talsc teeth. PASTEETH. an Improved alkaline (non-acid) powder, sprinkled on your plates holds them firmer so they iccl more comfortable Soothing and cooling to gums made eorc by excessive add mouth. Avoid embarrassment caused by loose plates. Get FASTEETH today Bt any drug store. Ours Exclusively in Blytheville As seen in February Mademoiselle... this season's most versatile separates, precisely tailored of imported "Old Keltic" Irish linen. Sanforized and crease resistant. Colors: natural, brown, navy, maize, white. Sizes 10 to 18. 36 95 it's WHITSITT'S "Because You Like Smart Things" Cotton Farmer Feeling Pinch Of Competition MARION. Ark. wi—The nation's cotton farmers are feeling Hie pincli of mounting competition from synthetic fibers. This Is the report of a National Cotton Council Spokesman J Ritchie Smith, who spoke to about 200 east Arkansas cotton planters here yesterday. Smith said that synthetic fibers took business equalling about three million bales of cotton last year He said that the government subsidy of the synthetic Industry is proving a big factor In the struggle to produce and market cotton each year. Planters /rom Crittenden, I,ee, St. Francis, Cross and Poinsett Counties attended (he meeting here sponsored by the Arkansas Extension Serrice. OSCEOLA NEWS New Club Department The Progressive Club has added a new department Mrs. P.O. Gwyn. chlb president has announced. All members are eligble and there will be no dues. Meetings will bo held on the second and fourth Wednesdays cf the month, at 0 n.m. and members will bring cmered dishes. The department will be known as "The American Home". Coukiim and sewing will be tiHiijhl. Tin- art of bread making will be demonstrated at the meeting. Mrs. Knoch Uonnreil Mrs FIciyil and Mrs. Joe Cullcm. Jr., honored Mrs. John Enoch Wednesday n i B h t with a buffet supper and bridge party. Upon her arrival, the hostess present- the honoree with an orchid. GuesUs from Memphis were Mrs. Cas Brandon and Miss Teddy Mitchell. The buffet table overlaid wiih an imported Irish outwork cover held a center design of a large sivcr shell filled with jonquils nnd flanked by s 11 v er candellabra holding burning yellow t-npcr.s. Throughout, the Heese home spring blossnms •were mvnsed in silver containers. The 21 guests were seated at smnll tables where the yellow theme was carried out in the table settings. Following I h e supper, t h c evening wns Rtient in playing bridge, with Afiss . Mitchell wining high score, Mrs. Richard Cromer second high. Mrs. Roy Wilfon third Ecore ami Mrs. nob Nelson, brid[;o. Mrs. Enoch was presented a gift in silver from her hostesses. Guests Honored Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Lowrance and Mr. mid Mrs. Harold Ohlcn- dorf honored Mr. and Mrs. George Snider of Blowing Rock. N. C. Friday evening with a cocktail party at the country home of Mr. and Mrs. Ohlendorf. Mass arangcincnUs of Spring flowers were used throughout the holl-se. Mr. and Mrs. Snider are visiting Mis. Snider's mother, Mrs. John White. Jlolrl Cimli'sl The pupils of Miss Emily Hobbs. Home Eccnomlcs teacher; in connection with the Future Homes ot America meeting held at the Osceo- In High School Friday, sponsored a table setting contest. Representa- lives fl'ulll the Osceola Progressive Garden club were Judges. First place was won by Miss Gayc Waddell and Marllia Oillard .Their theme was "Spring time." The table was covered In B pale green cloth. The china was the violet pattern, silver candlesticks with green tapers surrounded by fresh violets, green crystal and sliver place settings were used. Jo.imi Nelson and Sharon Hendrix lied for second place. Their tables were laid for nn Informal breakfast. One table was In red and w'hite. the other in -shades of yel- jlow Gifts were presented the tliree girls from the Garden Club. Mrs. Mary Dec Sheddan has returned home nfler spending three months with her sister, Mrs. Arthur Webb, Ls Murfrccsbcro. Tenn. Dr. C. W. Sllvcrbiatt and BlIHe Bcnll attended a basketball gnme in Memphis Sunday afternoon. i Mr. and Mrs, E, c. Mnson announced the birth of a son Sunday night nl Memphis Methodist Hospital. He has been named James Richard. Jimmic WeithlnRton of Atlanta. Ga., former Osceola resident, spent the weekend with his uncle, B. A. Cox. Sirs. Stnnton Hostess Mrs. Pnlmer Stnnton entertained her Wednesday Bridge Club with a dessert course followed by an afternoon of cards. Brass containers fillcct with jou- riulls were placed around the living room. Mrs, Elliott Surlaln won high score and Mrs. Ed Simmons won second high. Give Cauasla Parly Mrs. J. G. Cough and Mrs. Harry ALWAYS A DOUBLE FEATURE Phone 4621 Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Sat. Sun. 1:00 p.m. Thursday & Friday 2 Hits H-S-MsTHSILlOf A Also Technicolor Short RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. WED.-THURS. "F.B.I. GIRL Caesar Romero Audrey Totter FRIDAY "SUDAN" Maria Montez • Jon Hall Keatts entertaloed at the Gougli home Wednesday night with a canasta party. Spring blossoms in :ryslal containers were placed at Intervals In the entertaining rooms Mrs. Hill Chllders won high score •md Mrs. Malcolm Taylor, low. At he conclusion of the games tin lostcsscs served a salad plate with Iced drinks. Personals Mrs. J. H. Hook Is ill at her horn* due to influenza. Mrs. p.'-o. Gwyn returned homa Wednesday night after attending Mnrdi Gras In New Orleans as guest of her son Prank Owen Gwyn and family. Miss Marjorie Doyle Is confined at her home this week with a virus Infection. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Wesson spent 10 days In the Hio Grande Valley Mr. wesson inspected the planting of cotton in that section Mrs. W. E. Hunt. Mrs. j. H 7^. well, Mrs. Mary Dean and Mrs. Kat« Hale spent Friday In Memphis. To Attend Meeting Mrs. P. O. Gwyn, Mrs. John Ed- rfiiBton and Mrs. Madeline Camp- boll will leave Sunday morning for Helena to attend the Forrest city District meeting of the Arkansas Federation of Women's Clubs They will attend the Executive Board meeting Sunday night, anrl the session Monday. Ten or )5 O.«eol» club members plan to attend. Several members oj the Junior Progressive Club will be models at the style show during luncheon Monday, Some rabbits have a disease which results In horn growths on their bodies which, tf they are properly placed, may appear to be horns. NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Phone 58 LAST TIMES TONITE "SIROCCO" Humphrey Bogart Marta Toren FRIDAY SATURDAY 'OVERLAND TELEGRAPH' Richard Martin Gale Daris 'ANNE OF THE INDIES" Jean Pelers Louis Jordan SATURDAY 'UTAH WAGON TRAIN" Starring Rex Allen KAY McDOWELL introduces the POPCOAT ... and it's wonderful, . . . you'll pop it over everything. You'll wear it evening and daytime, city and country, south and north, over full skirts and slim. In colorful all wool fleece. Pink, gold, ice blue, lilac, coral, mint, nude. ours alone In Blytheville 1995 its WHITSITT'S "Because You Like Smart Things"

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