The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 8, 1952 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, September 8, 1952
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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 1052 Arkansas News Briefs— Striking Sheet Metal Workers * Plan Defiance of Union Order By The Associated I'rcss PINE BLUFF — Striking sheet metal workers at a secret government project near here say they will defy their union national presi- dent'i order to report (or work today. Some 300 workers were scheduled to meet In Liille Rock to dUcuss the situation. Some 300 common laborers left their jobs at the strike-plngued project in what was termed a jurisdictions! dispute Saturday. Faber Wilson of Conway, Ark., representative of the striking AFL International Sheet Melal Workers, saitl "the men are not going back Monday — In fact, there'll be more workers out Monday than there were Saturday," Two Arkansas Men Held in Connection with Theft _ ST. LOUIS —' Police have announced the arrest ol two Arkansas men In connection with the theft of $55 from a companion. They said warrants will be sought today for Tom Ilowcll, 26. Conway, and Willis Terry, 20, New-poll. Set. Jack Montgomery raid most of the money reported stolen from Willie Lane, 47, Jonpsboro, Ark., was recovered from the two men Lane told police the three were rriiirntng to Arkansas from Michigan when he was attacked in a cab line. FT* Tired of Being Beaten/ Woman Says of Slaying Arkansas Death Total Reaches 21 For Past Week Ford to Advance Fwnd for TV Aid PASADENA. Calif. UP,—The Pord Foundation yeMerday announced a five-million-dollar grant to its fund for adult education to develop tele vision as an educational medium. The money will he vised mainly to study methods by which schools can raise funds to build video stations and ways of providing quality TV programs for schools, said Paul H. Helms, adult education fund chairman. By The Associated Press A 91-pound woman who police say shot and killed her husband in Little Rock Saturday because she "pot tirert of being whipped and beaten" today sought release from jail on bond. Little Rock Police Capt. V B Thompson identified the victim as 5R-year-old Ben J. clement. He said Mrs. Mae Clement, 48. mother of three chldren, admitted the shooting. The shooting, three deaths from automobile accidents and a triple drowning brought Arkansas' violent death to 21 for the week ending •Sunday midnight. Held on Open Charge Thompson said Mrs. clement Is being held on an open charge. Thompson quoted the woman as •aying that "I loved that man. I worshipped the ground on which he talked. That's why I took all those beatings and abuse for years. Our children will bear me out on this " Mrs. Clement said the. shooting occurred at a neighbor's home *-here her husband had gone to heln move some'furniture. Police said Mrs. Clement claimed •elf defense. Accident Falal to Three A boating accident took the lives of three person at Bayou Meto /rk., Sunday, jr'inny Vascur 17 l' : s sister. 10-year-old Shirley, 'both rf Bayou "eta. --id Helen Marie I ~"ib, 15. of DeWitt. drowned when t'-2 boat in which they were riding on B^you Meto stream capsized T'-rce perrons were killed in traffic --cidents ovnr the weekend Police Chief Edmond Parris said 83-year-old Edgar Raqon of Clarks- villc was injured fatillv when he was struck by a car drii-en by La- Fayettc Perry, a Negro. Van, Ark., Man Killed Twenty - three - year - old C L Burke of Van, Ark., was killed in a a 2-car collision in downtown DeWitt, Ark.. Saturday night, state Trooper Terrell Bishop said A 72-year-'old retired farmer died In a car wreck near Benton Sunday night. Sheriff Pat Berry said Hu°h Fack Alverson was Injured fatal'iy BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIEH NEWS AS IT NOW STANDS—This Is the museum now housing the arclveaological collection of Dr. J. K. Hampson of Nodena. If plans of the newly-formed Nodena Foundation materialize, this building will be replaced by a mortem fireproof structure. Ur. Hampson and an unidentified boy are shown above standing In the doorway of the museum. (Courier .Vcws I'liofo) New Nodena Museum. Is Aim of Foundation I'ROPOSRD CONSTITUTIONAL A.MKNDMENT NO. 41 HE IT RESOLVED by Ihe House of Representatives of the state of Arkansas and by the Senate, n majority of All the Members Elected to Each House 'Agreeing Thereto: That the following Is hereby proposed 'as an amendment to the Constitution of the Slate of Arkansas, jand upon being submitted to the electors of the State for approval or rejection at tlie next general election fo- Representatives ind Senators, if a majority of the electors voting thereon in such election adopt such amendment, the same shall become n part of the Constitution of tlie State of Arkansas to wit: SECTION 1. That tile Constitn- | tion of the State of Arkansas be 1 amended modifying Section 10 of Article 7 ami Section 3 of Amendment No. 24 ot said Constitution, so as to provide fon the election of a County clerk in all of the said counties of the State, as follows: "The provisions tor the election of a County Clerk upon a population basis are hereby abolished and there may be elected a County Clerk in like manner us a Circuit Clerk, and in such cases, the County Clerk may be c.v offlcio Cierk of the Probate Court of such county until otherwise provided by the General Assembly." This Amendment shall be In full force and eflect upon and after its adoption. APPROVED. March 20. 1951. Secretary of state C. O. HALL WILSON—Ail organization to be. known ns the Nodena Foundation j has been formed to build better quarters to house the famous Nodena Collection of archaeological and anthropological items here. The objectives of the foundation are to raise funds for the erection of a fire-proof building to house I the famous collection and to help t Western Tennessee and in other areas interested in the venture. When complete the Museum will be the finest Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology in the Memphis Area, Mr. Beaudoin said. The Noriena collection numbers more than -IO.OCO items collected over a period of a quarter of a century by Dr. Hampson of Ihe No- and Wiley Wilcox, all of Memphis. The Foundation lias been endorsed by Mrs. Bernle Bahcock. curator of Ihe Arkansas Museum of Natural History in Little Rock; Claude Hnuftln, Arkansas State Land Commissioner; C. J. Lowrance, Jr., and C. J. Lowrance lit. of Driver; Ben- Ion Oarrett, J. S. Roberts, James K. Grain, and R. F,. Lee Wilson. III. all of Wilson; w. W, Prevvitt Ben p. liutler and Thomas Florida .all of Osceoln; Jack Uzclle and Rufus Branch of. Pecan Point, and Lee Wesson of Victoria, PAGE THKEE Elephant to Recover From Lockjaw Attack PENN VAN, N. Y. (^-Elizabeth, an elephant stricken with lockjaw, apparently will recover. Dr. Lyndon w. Potter, a veterinarian, says she is responding to the usual snll-tt-nnmis shots, antibiotics, stimulants and Intravenous leodln[;. EUzulxtii MILS- stricken after she hud eaten acid and zinc uom an old sloi-a«o battery at Vaiulnlia 111., where she was being exhibited at. a fair. Britain's schools of law, called the I HIM of Court, were damaged In the grent London Fire of tOC6 nnd by bombs in World War II Read-Courier News Classified Ads. Opium-Cure Course Offered in Singapore SINGAPORE M>/_More than 100 of Singapore's thousands ot Chinese opium lulr-lm will soon embark on a course of treatment aimed at cur- ine them of opium-smoking. The course, introduced by a Uuddhl* priest, Includes praying. fasting, physical cxerckej and sleeping In the open. More than 1,000 addicts arc claimsd to hai'j been cdred by the methods. Singapore police recently began a wave ot raids on colony opium dens. Many Chinese have been ar- reitcd nnd lined or sent to prison. UPTU _____ HtH KHIUJi.lHl.l: HIJi'11 III-. O.Vf V The DOBBS TRUSS IS DIFFERENT (IULOL E SS- Q E CITY DRUG CO. VOUH INDIVIDUAL NEED3 101 East Main Hampson. The prtsent quarters are in a state ol disrepair, according to Kenneth L. Beaiidoin. chairman of the foundation. H is hoped by members of the foundation that within the next few years sufficient funds tnav be raised to crept a new modern fireproof structure with adequate storage space and well-lighted cases to protect and preserve the items as well as provide for more suitable quarters for the many visitors from all over Ihc country who visit the museum each year. The new Museum Building as planned will be a 45 It- x 72 ft concrete block structure with a fireproof roof and floor. Adequate storage areas for materials not on display and a laboratory, room for the use of students and archaeologists will be one of the features of the building. The central display room will be built around a 15 by 20 foot pit showing several burials "in situ" —just as they were unearthed. The N T odena site has been the subject of intensive study by both the Universities of Arkansas and Alabama, as well as by Dr. J. K. Hampson himself, who conducted several extensive excavations on the site a number of years ago. Funds for the erection of the Museum are beimj solicited in Eastern Arkansas. Northern Mississippi and In recent years, the collection has been housed in a building by the home of the founder on the plantation and has been kept open to (lie public by Dr. Hampson and his family. Dr. Hnmpsoii conceived the idea of the museum as a permanent memorial to his son, Henry Clay Hampson, who was lost over Burma in World War n. More than 50 per cent ot the collection represents materials unearthed on the plantation which are representative oi the prehistoric culture whose village sit« was | once. long ago, located on what is now known as Nodena. Ninety per cent of the articles were unearthed in Eastern Arkansas. East Arkansas and Memphis residents belong to the Foundation. At the tirst meeting of the foundation, Kenneth L. Beadoiti, program director of the Memphis Archaelogica! and Geographical Society and vice-president oi the Tennessee Archaeological Society, was elected chairman. Mrs. Dixie Durham, daughter of Dr. Hampson, was elected secretary and Mrs. W. H. Dearing was named publicity director. A ways and means committee were elected as follows Mrs. W. H. Fisher Sr., Mrs. L. P. Wulff I Sr.. J. E. Boone, R. R. MacPherson, 1 Glenn E. Barnes, John E. Miller Pravda Reports Ouster of Four MOSCOW (,1>) — Pravda, official organ ol the Communist party, said last night four local parly officials have been ousted for illegal acts in connection with collective farms. The report—contained In one of a scries of editorials urging self-criticism within party ranks—said the alleged violations occurred in Kas- kelen in the Kazakh S. S R.. in Central Asia. One of the accused was identified as Comrade Kuam- shaliev, secretary of the local party organization. Hammerstein to Lead Lawrence Mourners NEW YORK Wi-The men who gave Gertrude Lawrence her final stage triumph In a career before international footlights will lead mourners tomorrow at her funeral Oscar Hammerstcin II, lyricist partner of the team who Wrote "The Kir.g and I," will deliver the eulogy. Richard Rodgers. the composer of the musical play, will play the organ. Rodgcrs and Hammerstein also produced "The King nnd I," in which Miss Lawrence *;:is starring at the time of her sudden death Saturday. The steel-deck bridge at ciov~. land, Ky., is 250 feet above river level. when the car in which he was riding plunged of I a curve on Congo road. PftESCREPTSONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Best Prices Kirby Drug Stores Get if wish c low c©sf, confidential... ^ OF TIMI TO REPAY IN CONVINISNT MONTHLY INSTALLMENTS FROM DELTA L© AH 8 FINANCE COMPANY 324,West Ash OF BLYTHEVILLE Phone 2091 money Service (o (he Individual user Is only part of the slory. Increases in demand for wafer arc 25 lo 50 per cenl ahead of increases in populalion. We've found more ways lo use water. Take air conditioning that pleasant luxury fo which we've grown more and more accus- lomed. The water rccniircmcnls of>a single air conditioning system can equal those of a small city. i Industry finds increasing uses for water. 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