The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 11, 1952 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 11, 1952
Page 9
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I, TUBSBAT, MAUCH It, 19W Arkansas News Briefs— Republicans to Hold First District Meet Wednesday By The Associated Treat MAGNOLIA—Republicans will hold the first of their six district conventions here Wednesday. • Supporters for three GOP presidential candidates — Eisenhower, T»ft and Stassen-will speak at the meeting, in an effort to name the fourth district's one delegate. Each district elects one delegate to the national convention and four additional delegates will be elected at the state convention in Little Rlbck April 25-26. Sen, Taft Is the keynote sneaker at the state convention in Little Rock April 25-26. , . Sen. Taft is the keynote speaker at the state meeting, nut Die 'chairman of the Eisenhower movement in Arkansas, Jeff Speck of - Frenchman's Bayou, said yesterday that the general also would be represented nt the state convention. Other announced dates for district conventions include: 3rd district at Huntsville April 15, and 5ih district, at Conway April 8. National Guard to Add Five New Units LITTLE ROCK-The Arkansas National Guard will add five new units to its air arm this year. Arkansas Adj. Gen. John B. Morris said yesterday the new units would be located at Little Rock. Hot Sprinss. Pino Bluff and Stuttgart. Arkansas now has three Air National Guard units in federal service—the 154th fighter squadron, tlie 120th aircraft control and weather squadron and the 201st two target squadron. To be. formed this year are the 151th tactical reconnaissance squadron and the 118th technical reconnaissance squadron at Little Rock; the 223rd radio relay squadron at Hot springs; an aviation engineers company at Stuttgart and an aviation engineers battalion headquarters unit at Pine Bluff. Factory Construction Hears LITTLE ROCK—Construction is expected to start In 39 days on the six million dollar Westin?hous,e electric light bulb factory on Lake Catherine near Hot Springs, Ark. This was announced yesterday after the National Production Administration (NPA) had approved Wcstinghouse Corporation's application for necessary priority ratings and allocation of scarce materials. Two File for Arkansas Senate Scots LITTLE ROCK—Two candidates for the state senate have filed their corrupt practices pledges. They are: Merle B. Smith of Pine Bluff, former member of the House of Representatives, filed for position No. 2 In the newly formed 20th district composed of Jefferson and Lincoln Counties. Sen. James P. Baker, Jr., ot West Helena, who seeks position No 1 in the new 26th district of Monroe, Lee, Arkansas and Phillips conn- tics. Baker represented the old 3«h district of Phillips County. Engineers to Seek Bids on Big Bayou WASHINGTON-Rep. Norrell (D-Ark) says Army engineers will call for bids April 1 on channel improvements on Big Bayou, in southeastern Arkansas. |) Norrell said the work will start at the juncture of the Big Bayou and Bayou Boeuf, near Eudora, and continue up Big Bayou for about eight miles. Arkansas Creek Monster Tale Again Appears in Conway Area CONWAY. Ark. MV-For about 30 years now residents of Faulkner County have reported mysterious poings-on in the Palarm Creek area, a tributary of Lake Conway. There have been reports of a huee monster splashing about In the creek, scaring fishermen and hunters with screams nnd squeals snrl kicking up quite a fuss in the water'. About t\vo weeks ago the rumors began circulating nnd growing in size and number.. .this time it was a weird creature playing havoc with things in general on Lake Conway Reporter Walter Ed Scales of the Cpnway Log Cabin Democrat de- tMfft M trflce rtcrwn the source or the latest story. Angler Ii it Scales finally contacted Georee Dillon of the Mayflower Community about 20 miles northeast of Little Rock. It seems Dillon was the angler who saw the creature. Here's the story as related by Dillon to Scales: Dillon was running a troiltllne one day when the thing floated to the surface as he raised the line The creature stared at him a few seconds and then tried to shake the hooks from its mouth. Tw<« a natural **/ntal wnrer n »v* ** daeamWli of certain ARTHRITIC D I 5 r I E S S U had green spotted skin similar to that of a frog and a mon- teylike head. Us lips were blue, it had no teeth. Its hands n—•-' the size of a man's but It had yeb fingers and claw like nails. "Tiling" Disappears The tiling then pushed the boat around with a tail or a hind font, and started swimming away, break- Thirty-two were present at the St. Patrick's Banquet held at the First Baptist Church for the Young Peoples Department Tuesday night A green and white color 'scheme was carried out in decoration. Gerald Perry was toast-master. Appearing on the program Were Mrs. lone Thomas, singing Irish songs; Mrs. O. A. Smith playing selections; and Miss Mavis Rodman, leading in croup singing Bledsoe spoke on "Glimpses Into the Future." Mrs. Albert Greenwell was In charge of the decorations and the menu. Dwlght Anderson is superintendent of the. department and G. A. Smllh and Miss Mai-is Rodman are teachers of the classes entertained. companled by Miss Helen Windsor home-economics instructor, Mrs, lone Thomas has returned to her home in Lebanon. Mo., nf. ter a visit with her moth«r. Mrs Bsrda Anderson, and oilier relatives. Mrs. Anderson a<com]K.:i, t cl her home for an extended visi 1 The Rev. ». B. mcsoc and Mrs Wall tier Keltner attended the all- day incrtlng of the Mississippi County Associations 1 Pastors and Roy Stobaugh has lieen elected president of the newly organized Methodist Men's Fellowship other officers elected were Dewey stotts vic-president; and o. E. Sadler] secretory and treasurer. Nineteen were" present at the initial meeting held Wednesday night at the church. Meetings will be held once a month. The Hev. Watson, pastor of the Wilson Methodist church, announced that, a week of religious' services will begin here on Palm Sunday. April 6. and continue through Easter Sunday, April 13. The Philalhca Sunday school Class of the First Baptist Church met at the Merrell Room at tile Wilson Tavern Tuesday night with Mrs. Marshall Woodyard. Mrs.' Jim Germany and Miss Annie Hie Rowland as co-hostesses. Mrs.'w. O. Harris g! the devotion-vl. Those present were Mrs. G. B. Craven. Miss Rosa Etta Wolfe. Miss Norma Anderson, and Mrs' Ralph Robinson. Mrs. Buford Boyles was called to Monette last Monday night because of the Illness of her daughter. Mrs. Marshal] Conner, she returned home Wednesday night and was accompanied home by her grand-daughter. Chrran Elizabeth. Mrs. Karl Kment and children Tony and Mike have returned to their home in Vancouver, Wash., after a three weeks visit with her sister. Mrs. Amors Eo-.vie, and her fnmily and her aunts, Mrs. Russell Nnsh and her family and Mrs. Glen Wheeler and her family. Mrs. Loyd Stewart is recuperating at her home following nose surgery at the Baptist Hospital in Memphis lust Tuesday morning. Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Morton and their family have moved to Wilson from Marker) Tree. Mr. Morton Is employed at Wilson Motor Company. The eighth grade was entertain- , ed with a. skating party at a West I Memphis rink. Friday night. Miss Martha Muncy and j. D. Roberts, sponsors, accompanied the group. Twenty-five, girls from Wilson High School, members of the Future Homemskers of America, attended the FHA convention in Little Rock, Saturday. They were ac- loose one hook and straightening out two olhers. It. disappeared inio a clump of bushes, i "I first thought it was a man who had tangled in the line." said Dillon. "That's why I didn't club it with a paddle." Scales quoted Dillon as snylng: "I've never been afraid of anything but you notice I'm not fish- I ing there any more." Miss Jeatme Tiannm was hostess when she entertained n number of the teen-agers with an Informal get-together Friday night at her home. Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Stewart have returned to their home in Tlltwiler. Miss., after vlslliiv; 'heir son. Lloyd Stewart, and family. Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Hyals and (heir family have moved to Osceola, The Ryals have lived in and around Wilson a number of years and he was employed at the Wilson Machine f-'hon for the past 1? years. Miss Mailhn Muucy spent the week end with hrr parents, the Rev and Mrs. A. P. Muncy, in Like City. Mr. mvl Mrs Bllford Boyles, Jr.. nrd rli>u<>!Her. Fln-'v. r Riwvw. of MemnHs were the weekend guests nf hit family. Cnl. nobrrl \v. Vatcs. son of Mr nnri Mrs. H. G. Yatcs. Sr., hns com- nl"t"ri a !2-woek rlpj-k-typj.u colrr«?> In Uie air Force T>-i\ilvn» ivroirram r-t '••n, v Mexico vf">>lnr.d University. Cpl. Ya'e.s has be"n trnn-ferred 'rop- O»miJ'. N. M.. (o S-nlt Field T1 1. He is with the 16th Weather Srnuidrrjn. Cant, and Mrs. Pleas Hil'-kabv. Jr.. and babv and his parents, Mr ami Mrs. Pleas Huckaby, Sr.. of Osc n o!a. were the piie.sts of Mr. nnr Mrs. H. r,. Ynte.s, Sr.. Tuesday niplil Cam. HnekPby. tinrl his famil,- re- cent'v returned from Tokyo, Japan where he has biyn with the Arnn Mcrlic.-l Corps for the pnsf three ycnrs. He hns bT-n f>s«!t!n<M tn duty nt, Carrm Chnffee. Ark. Mrs. Yale Sr.. is his aunt. Thc Ounchlla Bantist College's 40- voice chnir presented a nrogram here Simdtv afternoon at the First Bantist Church. ATrs. Hunt Moore of Memphis, formerlv of Wilson, was here fm t he Cooperative club meeting Thursday pfternoon. Mrs. Pauline Corkran. Mrs. Stanley Pierre and Mr, and Mrs. Jack Trammel were in MemnhLs last week where <h"y visited Charles Corkran, a patent at Baoti«t Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Broushton T/ivett motored to Memphis Sunday p.fter- noon where thev visited Dr. W. L. Ervln of Ivernes. Miss., who is a nntient. at tho Bantist Ho.-rltaV. They also visited Mr. and Mrs. Otis Faulkner. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Zook and daughter Percy nnrt f<m. Billy, were Die guests of Mr. and Afrs. J. E. womoldorff In Little Rock. Friday ?rtd Saturday. Saturday night th"y drove to MeCrhee where they vlslt- e<i hfs brother. Bobb-.- Zook. and his, fnmily. and his, sister. Mrs, Vance Kimbro. and Mrs. Ktmbro. They returned Sunday afternoon. Ralnh Ray. who Is In the Navy stationed at Milllneton. spent the week end with his brother, Donald Ray. and his family. J. D. Rnlns. a student at Southern Bantlst College ut Walnut Ridge, conducted the services nt the Carson Lake Mission Chapel. Sunday. The Rev. D. B. Bledsoe. pusfor of the First Baptist Church, here. Is conducting a revival at the Dyess Bnotfst Church thk week. Miss Martha Trnylor, who attends Mississippi Southern at Hat- Greene County Residents Win State Contest LITTLE HOCK If, - The hard TFXARKANA Ark ,m work, careful planning and tireless ^™™"™t £*:„ '--^^ Texarkana Blaze Probed All Guests Now Accounted For worn. can ,ful planning and tireless o'hcTc reek was heir^ , efforts of residents o[ Fairvicw' ? I ,|V i , B Commnnltv in r:rnnnn r-~....... .. I «'< H-i mine cause of an rainj hav» mado tomt roadj 1m- pasfablc. Th« complaints which started the Investigation charged a great number of Arkansas students were crossing the border into Oklahoma lo go to school Oklahoma taxpayers demanded that something be done. A preliminary check 1 e d eru to believe that less than 200 out- of-state students were In oklahom* schools. The stinging nettle, t «pccles of Jelyflsh. is 55 per cent water. Community in Greene County have been successful. That tiny northeast Arkansas town near Paragould was selected last night as the winner nf the •state's first Rural Community Improvement Contest. The award was presented, at a dinner for the Conference or Rural Leaders here. Second place went to thc third to Orsul !<: morning fire that (suited one Texai-kana's oldest hotels. of, Thrpc persons perished in the blaze ye.stenluy. About 90 guests were routed from their beds into a cold, drilling rain. Pin-men Probed the ruins throughout the day yr-sierclav for uiissiijle other victims. BUI Mrs. R. A. S|itiiwn. wile ot the owner of the Splavvji ( Hotel, repnicd tlml all KUI-M.S hud been accounted for. third lo Ursula in north Seivistm * V accounted for. County and fourth to Union Vail'ev 1 " n "™ se to tnc '" Jtel ' which oc- in Perry Comity cul)lod " |11K>r two lloors u( l "e three State winners'received awards lit ^ '"" Uling '" <1 < lw iif>« n 't'exur- S200. S100.$nO i,,Kl $25 . T ,,c^ stale smw™ Klm " lt<l llt nlorc ' h a " winners were chosen from a field v,- . , „ of 10 riustrict winners. . K " 0 - stll " ate °' "ie damage to The 280 residents of Fai, view i "[."".urr,"," l^"" 1 /' <0r °' thc were cited for pulling up roacll ri, , , >c " '"'""' markers, buildlnc a cc m,,,i ,h ' I Tht! tle ° d *'«™ "lontllied a,s John park, building seven bridges in i"art 1 cornelSus' "'"' *"* "''""' ""' HilW ' lninrrn,*vii\ ,,.^-u :._ . *-Ollll.JluS. Qvfc^hlM tsu.™ N 3 . lo.oi.vt. Mountain Valley J Mineral Water J S-~ .HOT STUNG* *f~"i Liberty Cash Grocery 501 \V. Main Phone 4973 SPRING PLANTING SEEDS Gals', Alfalfa, I.cspcdeza, Clovers, Soybeans and Seed Corn. See us before you buy. Blytheviile Soybean Carp. Phone MM . 1800 West Main UtC as the Chrysler Building has 77 Slories Seagram's 7 Crown has only one story— jnrl it't nol i tall one. It's trie true alorj- of SURK ple«. tire atul SURF, taste perfection in every drink made with Seagram'* Gne»t American whwtey. improvement work, mrre.i,sin B cattle herds by 50 per rent and embarking on a general clean-up program. ansfis Power and Light Company and tins Agricultural Extension Ser- about 45. both of Tcx- nrk.UKi and liruno K. Wacliowskl asc unknown of Chicago. The Mason nnd Dlxon Line was surveyed by uvu Englishmen! rles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon. Seagram's 7 Crown. Blended Whiskey. 86.8 Proof. 65% ti sburg. Miss., spent thc week end a! home. Her room-mates. M-uv D Brown of Butler. Ala., nnd Wiggle Matthews of Hattiesburg. nccom- Iianied her home. Miss Lowell Mae MeAfec. a , stl ,_ dent at Kenderson State Teachers Colleije at Arkadelphln, was home for the weekend. Delays Probe of Free 'Rides in School' OKLAHOMA CITY IK; — Oklahoma Department o! Education in- vc.stiR.iiion into cctii]il(\ints that Arkansas students are getting ••(ice rides" in Oklahoma schools hns been delayed a week. Thc delay was announcer! by Eddie Higgins, head examiner for the department, who said that schools in Die area will be closed Thursday and Friday [or a district teachers meeting. In addition, ho said, week end STORE BUILDING FOR RENT Store rniiltlinj; located at 105-107 West Alain SliTt-t, across from Hie Hoxy Theater, and formerly occupied by Jim lirown Store. This building is 50 feet wide by 120 fcef long with up- glairs SO feet wide hy Hi feet long. Freight elevator lo use for upstairs. Will rent to one tenant or would divide into 2 rooms, each room 25 feet wide hy 120 feet long and upstairs 25 feel wide by •Hi feel long. Also a paved parking space 20 feet long between building and alley. Building has 2 front entrances now...each side with display windows. Will lease for any length of time tenant desires. The only Inrge store building in the better business narl of the cify for rent. Call us at once for further information — phone 2328.. TOM LITTLE REALTY CO. 109 West Main Blyrheville, Ark. g THERE'S A NEW SIGN £ $ COMING TO BLYTHEVILLEi jij Watch For Announcement Tomorrow! •!• Delinting&TreatingService We are now operating our NEW C»rver Delint- ng and Trealin,? Plant. All new equipment including lalest model Slurry (liijiiiri) trealw All sacks elect ricully sewed ... we jutrantee TO« quick, eficient and satisfactory service. Seed accepted in truck or carloid lots. . .discount on all lots of 5 tons or more. Insure a better stand and less rust damage br treating your seed. lirint 3'our seed EARLY and • void the rush. WARD GIN COMPANY No. Highway fil _ Blyfhcville _ phone 375 3756 Be your own car expert! NEW "SHOW DO11V WAT lets you coiiLiparecars feature % feature! 1W gel llie fuels you need to judge car value and save money! N 'ow YO<; can he ynur o perl on car v;>lnc. T!ie Dntlqe "Shmv Down" Ixmklel givi's you prnnf instead of "sell." Fnr example, you can coinjMie Doclpc. head room, seat \vi.llh, easy-entry doors, whcHbase anil many, many otlirr specific features mn.m extra comfort, safety, convenience and economy . . . willi c.irs costing hundreds of dollars more. Tome in totlny fnr your copy of lliis v,i!u.dil<!, frc-e "Show Dmvn~ Ixwlcli-t. Take it home and mako the monoy-s.iving <Dm|iaris<tns at your leisure. Tliorc nre no "strinqs" ... no obligation In this offer. '52 DODGE NOW ON DISPLAY BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. Phone 4422 Walnut & First

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