The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 6, 1949 · Page 16
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 16

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 6, 1949
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PAGE SIXTEEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, DECEMBER «, 1949 Two Freshmen Who Appear Destined for Advancement To Be Opponents in Senate WASHINGTON, Dec, 8. W>—Two freshmen who may be heard horn In the future are coming here In January to sit on opposite sides of the political dividing line in the Senate. They are Wllllnm Bcnton of Con-* nccticut and Harry Dnrby of Kann political Independent, aas. Benton, snld he will sit with and vole with the Democrats. He replaces Republican Senator Raymond Baldwin, who resigned to take a state court post. Darby, Republican national com- miUceman for Kansas, succeeds the late Republican Senator Clyde Reed. Ahead of their arrival, Benton and Darby appointments have started politicians talking about the political futures of the comparatively young men who will be sitting In Congress for the first time. Benion Is 49 and Darby 54. Neither has ever been elected to public office, but both have been lu the political turmoil to the point where some of their friends think they may have a futmt in national service. For Instance. Senator Butler <R- Neb) told s reporter it wouldn't be too difficult for him to visualize Darby as a vice presidential possibility in 1952. As Kansas national committeeman, Darby has made a lot of friends among Republicans. Although he supported former Nat- tonal Chairman Hugh D. Scott, Jr.. In first a winning and then a losing battle by Scott to retain his 1 Job, Darby came out friends with the opposition. Could Have OOP Tost In fact, he might have been OOP national chairman if lie hadn't re- fused to become a compromise candidate. Refusing, he said he had to stick to his job as head of a steel plate manufacturing firm In Kansas City, Kris. Darby has Indicated he won't run for the Senate in 1950, leaving that slot open for Gov, Frank Carlson, who appointed him. But friends say there isn't nny reason why Darby can't remain In the national picture as a GOP commltteemnn, Benton, well known around Congress, is stepping Into a hot political race In Connccliciit. He and Senator McMahon (-Conn) are ex- pecled to tcnm up as the Democratic candidates for the two Senatorial posts open in that state next year. Former Rep. Clare Boothe Luce and Rep. John Davis Lodge arc among Republicans who have been menloucd as possible candidates. nenton's appointment by his old frienil Gov. Chester Bowles was hailed by Democratic National Chairman William M. Boyle. Jr., as one that will serve "the best Interest of the liberal, progressive policies of the Democratic administration." Benuui already has met some of his new :scnatorial colleagues from across the table, when he served as n^ir-taiH .secretary of state for public affairs from September, 1!H5. until September 1947. Gross Fire Spreads; House is Destroyed Fire, believed caused by burning grass, destroyed a t,\o-room Negro home at the Intersection of Clark and Piuter.son Streets yesterday afternoon. The house was said to have been ignited by grass which was rejJortec set by a neighbor. No one was in the burning house at the time o the fire. Read Courier News Want Ads SAYS KF.DS GOT . Racey Jordan (above), a former army officer, said that Russians claiming diplomatic hnmunlyt shipped home wholesale lots of secret J. B. documents and A-bomb materials during the vral. (AP Wrie- Obituaries Mrs. Ellen W. Eskridge Dies Here in Son's Home Funeral rites for Mrs. Ellen Wright Eskridge, 61, were conductor at 2 p.m. today at the Nazarent Church by the Rev. G. Bchnltz, pastor. Mrs. F-skrldge died yesterday afternoon ut the home of a son, Harold B. Wright. 615 East Chcrrj Street. Sbe was born In Blytheville and had lived here all of her life. She is survived by two sons. Mr Wright of Blytheville, and Willis Wright of Dyersburg, Tenii.. and sister, Mrs. Rebecca Williams o Blytheville. Pallbearers Included Flenry Young Oscar Alexander, Lcc Hill, J. T White, II. P. McGce, and Ro; Gaincs. Burial was in the Maple GroV' Cemetery, under the direction o he Holt Funeral Home. Wife Supports Chambers' Spying Story NEW YORK, Dec. 6. (AP)—While Algcr Hiss and his wife watched mpassivcly, the wife of the government's chief witness'in Hiss' second perjury trial took the stand today and backed up her husband's story. Short, flight Mrs. whittaker thambers appeared slightly pale. Frequently she closed her dark eyes, behind spectacles, as though trying x> recall details. But she testified so fluently that Federal Judge Henry W. Goddard cautioned her "not to Rive the con- lent of conversations" that occurred 13 or more years ago. As in Hiss' first trial, which ended in a jury disagreement. Mrs Chambers testified that she and her husband were close friends over a long period with Hiss and his wife, Prlscilla, when Hiss was a high State Department official. Hiss has testified that the relationship was a comparatively brlel and casual one. Mrs. Chambers said that when she was married In 1931 she knew her husband was a Communist Party member. "I was in sympathy with the Communist Party but I never have lieen a member of the party," she said, adding that she had worked for the New Masses, a left-wing magazine, and for the Soviet trading organization Am tore. Her husband's story is that he was courier for a pre-war Soviet sp; ring and got State Department se- creUs from Hiss. Mrs. Chambers said she was In troduccd to Hiss in the Chambers apaHment In Baltimore and tha Mr. and Mrs. Hiss came U) dinne: "about a week later." Truman to Delay Namini Successor to Lilienthal First Baptist Church Selects Minister of Music, Education JUMPS FI1OM BURNING HOKL—II. A. Baker (above), 38, of Kansas City, Mo., rests In a hospital after re suffered a broken leg jumping three floors to escape flames consuming 4-story Lorraine hotel at Sapulua, Okla. Baker landed on a mattress he tossed to the street and he was the only known casualty of the fire, which also razed a quarter of a block of business buildings. (AP Whephoto> Clarence S. White, a senior student at the School of Religious Education and Sacred ^7uslc at Southwestern Theological Seminary at Fort Worth, Tex., has accepted part-time duties as minister of music and education at the First Baptist Church In Blytheville, the Rev- E. C. Brown, pastor, announced today. ' Mr. White, who appeared at the church three weeks ago while the church was considering him, will assume part-time duties Sunday, and full-time duties after his graduation In May. Mr. White's call to the position was the result of an unanimous recommendation of the deacons of the church, and later unanimous approval of the church membership. Adult choir rehersal will be conducted at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, and the intermediate choir nt 5:30 Sunday afternoon. That schedule will be carried out on all week-ends that Mr. White is In Blytheville. It was indicated that he possibly would be In Blythevile two week-ends of each month until his graduation. Mr- while was graduated from Ouachita Baptist college at Arkadelphia, and svill receive degrees In religious education and sacred Truck Driver Charged After Fatal Accident NEW Uox Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Mulinee Saturday & Sundays Mat.-Sun, 1 p.m. Cont, Showin Manila, Ark. KEY WEST. Pla.. Dec. The White House said today tha President Truman will delay np pointing a successor to David IJIienthal until after Congress re convenes in January. Lilienthal hns promised to .stay on the job briefly as chairman of the Atomic Ectiergy Commission if any ''pending work requires it" after hEs resignation becomes ef- Mrs. J. B. Gov of Burdefte! fecLiv ° nt lhe Clltl of Lhc >' car ' ' Presidential Press Secretary Char- HOPE, Ark., Dec. 6—</?(—A Mineral Springs, Ark., truck dfiver was charged with negligent homicide today in connection with a truck- car crash which tooK two lives yesterday. Hempstead County Sheriff Claud Sutton said today tha: Bill Cooley, • " T r>rH 1RI F PBFEFODPIV 49, has ben released under $1,000 i IKUUBLt rKthtKKtU bond. Cooley was driver of a gravel truck which collided with an automobile near Washington, Ark., yesterday. Cecil T. Wallace, 49, Hope landowner, and John Lewis Lively. 3, were kilted in the crush. Four others were injured. Sheriff Sutton said preliminary hearing for Cooley has been set for Dec. 19, [>ies; Funeral Wednesday Funeral services for Mrs. EUa Van ay, wife of J. B. Gay of Burclette, will be conducted r\l 2:30 tomorrow afternoon at the Cobb Funeral Home chapel. Mrs, Gay, 64. died at the Walls aspilnl last night, utter a brief lne&a. She was born at Gainesville, Greene County, but had lived In the vicinity of Luxora atid Burdette for several years- She is survived by son. Paul Gay; three (laugh-crs, Mrs. Ruby Watkins of Burdeite; Mrs. Jettifi Hudson of Hayti, Mo., and Mrs, Mae Wright of Flint, Mich.; a brother Charles Webb of Mnrmaciuke, and a sister, Mrs. Daisy Carter of Kennett, Mo. Burial will be in the Sandy Ridge Cemetery. les G. Ross Lold reporters. that Ross said he did not mean LlEienthnl would reimiln on until a successor is appointed, but simply that, he will stay on the Job if any particular work required his attention. The garden pea, originally from vestern Asia, has been cultivated since remote antiquity. Flyer Injured in Crash LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 6—^ Arkansas State Police headquarters reported that Louis Bnrth. 25, Benton, was injured in a plaiie crash oil rile grounds of the Benton unit of the state hospital today. The report said Barth suffered a possible fractured leg and back Injury. He was taken to the Arm\ and Nftvy Hospital in Hot Snrh FASHION PLATE—President Truman, looking riddle-fit, poses in gay mood and gayer shirt during a walk around the "Liltie White House" at the U. S. Naval Base. Key West, Fla,, where he and his family are enjoying Iheir vacation. 90-Yeor Old Painter Second Grandma Moses SANTA MONICA. Calif. - #P>— Muvc - over Grniidnia Moses- Tin's seashore city hn.s a painting Granny, too. Mrs. Alice Robbins. 90, who "never even thought of going in for art until n few weeks ugo." has finished two canvases. And they aren't bud, say admiring local art functors. The nonagenarian's [irst effort was a landscape copied from a post card; her second a hunting Tuesday Also Shorts Wednesday, Thursday "MR. BLAND1NGS' DREAM HOUSE" uith C'ury Grunt and Myrna I.oy Also Shorts iuslo In May. Botli Mr. and Mrs. White nrc ath'c Arkansaus. Mrs. White, who at present accompanist for Willam Hai'graves, professor of music t Southwestern Seminary, and olds a degree In music from Oua- hita Daptlst College at Ai'kaclel- liln. Mrs. White aim their 3-year old on plan to visit Blytheville with !r. White on December 18. .ee County Farmer Dies Of Accident Injuries MARIANNA, Al'k., Dec. 6. (AP)— Jerschel Grigs, 26, Lee County far- ner, died In a Rarest City hospital ast night with injuries received vhcn he was struck by a car near RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Time Today Friend Irma> HAL WALLIS JOHN Of ANA DON LUND-LYNN-DEFORE - MARIE WILSON ,.1 Warner News A: Cartoon .ere last week. Survivors include tils parents, Mr. lid Mrs. W. T. Grigs, Hughes Arlc' our sisters, and six brothers. '' Funeral services will be held in lariamia Wednesday afternoon. COSTS Ideal FINE GRAIN Wednesday & Thursday "IMPACT" with Brian 1) on levy ami Hlla Unities News & Short for SIZES: 127-120-620-116-616 ALL FILM GUARANTEED WOODS ' Drug Store 221 West Alain Hume 507 dour. "J remember so well," she says, "how lhe dogs used to stun* just like that when they pointed to prairie chickens in Minnesota." Read courier News Want Ads Get lhe exlrc pulling power—the extra slaying power —the extra earning power — of a husky, handsome, truslwohhy Studeboker truck! Gel the extra value of the super strength in o Studeboker truck's K-member frame — the extra driver comfort of the roomy, ebaker truck s in value! big-vision Stude baker cab — the extra convenience of a Studebaker truck't unique "lifMhe-hood" acteisibility 1 • Slop in now and get th* proof of the big saving* Studebaker truck* are effecting on your kind of hauling. 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Be fair to yourself. Give HADACOL a trial Woods Drug Store 221 West Main PEJVNY WISDOM T7iou£/irs tor hankies, when you can't find nny — You can iron twenty for a penny* Like television? Did you know One penny will bring von an hour'* show? » For two hours and a half. fl penny will bo Enough to light your Christmas (roeJ* • Based on.arerare household rate*. Whether you shop early or late, there's no happier Christmas gift than one to make life easier—like an electric appliance. Of course, it's the power behind the appliance that does the work—lends tht homemaker an extra pair of hands. This is merely a reminder that your friends and neighbors in this company—under sound business management—haye modi electricity the biggest bargain in your family budget. It's a reminder that a penny is still BIG money, when you spend it for electric service. "Ml;KT (JORl.tSS ARCHKR" for delightful comedy. CBS—Slindajj—J p.m. Central Tlmt. Ark-Mo Power Co.

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