The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 9, 1949 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 9, 1949
Page 14
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PAGB FOURTEEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIKH NEWS Thomas Is Given Six-Month Term $10,000 Fine Added; Wife to Seek House Sear H* Vacated WASHINGTON, Doc. 8. (/P)— Hep J. Fame!! Thomas got six to 1 months In Jail and a. $10.000 fin today for cheating the govcmnieri by "pndding" Ills office pay roll. Immediately after (lie sentcnc was pronounced, Thomas' wife an nounced: "C Intend to seek (he Congrexslon al seat about to be vacated by mj husband." Mrs. Thomas told reporters lie husband's resignation is In the malls Less than two hours after he was sentenced, Thomns was on his was to Danbury, Conn., to serve his sentence, in tlie Federal Correctiona Institution there. Federal Judge Alexander Hollzoff gave an ear-burning lecture to Thomas along with the jail (ernl and the fine. He told the littie man who seven times was elected to the House as a Republican from New Jersey that he knew he had a good record in the first World War and had done "much good work" in Congress as chairman of the House Un-American Activities Committee. But, (he judge said sternly: "These can't properly he considered mitigating circumstances." In fact, he said, as chairman of a Congressional committee. Thomn.s "had a duly to set an example of upright living." Marshall Man to Get Appointment as Sheriff LITTLE ROCK. Dec. 9. (AP) — Tom Baitershell of Marshall is slated to become sheriff of Searcy County, succeeding the late Doyle Smith. Governor McMath's office snid yesterday the governor will make the appointment when he returns from the east. Smith was wounded fatally In a gunflght at Marshall Sunday. Batlersheli has been the county's cheriff before. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, III., Dec. 9.' (/JV-(USDA)— Hogs 12.000; uneven; weights 180 Ibs up steady to 50 lower; lighter weights steady to 25 higher; sows unevenly wcak to 75 lower; some heavies off most,; bulk good and choice 180-230 Ibs 15.25-75; 150-110 Ibs 15.50-1600240-300 lb$ 14.25-15.2S; few over 300 Ibs down to 14.00; 100-140 Ibs in light supply; odd lots 14.00-15.75; good and choice sows 400 Ibs down 12.75-13.SO; heavier sows 11.00-12.75- most stags 9.00-11.00. Cattle 1100; calves BOO; bulls steady; vealers 1.00 lower; medium and good bulls quotable 17.00-18.00. McMath Sees No Heed for State Tax Hike NEW YORK, Dec. 9. (AP)—Gov ernor McMath of Arkansas sees n< need for increases In his state' taxes. He told a grovip of New York bankers yesterday that Arkansas revenue Is growing without hlghe; tax rates. "Tiie state of Arkansas is iti sounc financial condition," he declared "Income from gasoline tax during the first eleven months of 1949 totaled S19.982.534 as compared will $18,164,078 for the same period o! 1948; sales (ax, $20,866.124 as nRains $18,g94.41(i; and income tax, $11,690,987 ta against $7,921.002." Therefore, he said, he could sec no reason for the next legislature to boast tax rates. "Deficit .spending is bad business.' the governor raid in his lunchcor address. "There IK a double preren- of deficit spending In Arkansas—a stale res'ence act and a provision of the state conslitution, each providing that the stale may nol spend In any fiscal year more thai' .t receives in revenue." Suspicious Clerk Causes Arrest Of Two Fugitives HOPF:, Ark-., Dec. 9, fAP)—Two fugitives iroin (he Lonoke County Jail are back in custody—thanks to ,he suspicions of a grocery clerk. The clerk- .sold Billy Hyatt, 20, rfalthew, K.C., and Robert II. Os- xirn, 22, Davenport, la., some toilet article. 1 ;. Then, as his customers •ros.=ecl the street to wash up at a service station, he called police. Officers arrested the pair without eststance. Hyatt, O.=burn and Patrick Ute- all, 20, Johnstown, Pa., all charged vilh robbery of a service station lear Little Rock, made a break from he jail at Lonoke Monday nipht- 'hey .seized Sheriff Earl Jackson vhcn he entered their cell with cod, bound him and ited. Utecall was caught in Lonoke the ext day. Hyatt and Osburn were to be tak- 11 to the Pula.sfci coiinfy Jail at Little Rock for -safekeeping. Missouri Woman Dies n Oklahoma Accident McALKSTBR, Okla.. Dec. 9—W)— ne woman was killed and four jcrsons were critically injured early oday in a hejulon collision on u. s. "Igluvay 69, four miles north of IcAlester. Mrs. Eunice Timmons, 17, Joplin, Io., died in the crash between a atitm wagon and a transport truck bout 3:35 a.m., the Oklahoma ighway patrol said. The critically ijured: Alfred E. Bilbrey, 23, Oranby,! Mo.; James Cunningham, 5, Broken Arrow, Ofcta.; his wife, essie Cunningham, 45; and Darrell . Holt, 15, Broken Arrow. Luxoro Rotor ions Contribute to Student Aid Fund The Rev. H. L. Robinson, pastor of the Afethodist Church in Luxorn, last night (old members' of the Luxora Rotary Club Ihat World War II demonstrated anew that youth Is important and commended the cluti for Us Interest in youth activities. Ills subject was: 'llie Roy's Place fti Our Civilization." A. P. liarham Is program chairman for the club and John Thweatt, club president, presided. "The late war laught us that youth is important," the Rev. Mr. Hobiu.'jon said, adding that "the old saying that youth should speak when spoken to no longer Is true. The young men of this nation might again have to demonstrate their importance to the world again. "Civic clubs often do fine work in the Jield of encouraging youth activities, but it takes more than 'Hash' projects if much is to be aecompolished," lie said, He complimented the Luxora club for having founded a Student Aid Fund for deserving students who seek a college education. "This project," he said, '"Is one which provides lusting benefits, and it Is one of the most outstanding things any civic club can do." The club members marie donations and pledRes to the fund following the talk by the Rev. Mr. Robinson. Guests attending the meeting included: Hill Lynch of Flint. Mich., nnd Cuiifrev White of Osceola. Mine Workers Force Operators to Sign •WHTTESBURO, Kv., Dec. 9—M>,— The United. Mine Workers pushed ils drive to .sign new contracts with Eastern Kentucky truck coal mines today amid reports that some operators were given rough treatment. Six operators in the Whitesburg area said roving pickets dumped their coal on the ground ami one said men armed with pick handles and clubs told him to sign a contract. At Pineville, Ky., a t;roiip of men some of them armed, slugged a maintenance man and the general manager of a mine. Strikers Return to Jobs In Oak Ridge Atom Plant OAK RIDGE. Tenn.. Dec. 9. M>j— Work on a new SGS.000,000 atomic >lnnt swung back toward normal oday following a four-day wildcat trike involving 3.000 construction workers. The strike ended yesterday In a back-to-work movement that <iw about 65 per cent of the v.'oi'tc- nen on the job by nightfall. Con- rnclors planned full-scale openi- fous today. End of the first walkout in (he listory of this war-born atomic city ame alter union heads of the Knoxville Building Trades Council APL) agreed Wednesday night lo ry to persuade members to return o work. A VERY SPECIAL GIFT for a VERY SPECIAL PERSON A BOTTLE OF Fine Scotch • 1I:iig & Hiii-5-Slnr . ...Sfi.53 fifth • VH| > ; « S(i,M fifth • Ainbii-ssulor, 25 yrs. old $13.35 mill 9 Cillicys Spey Koyol 50.38 fj riu • \Vl.ile $(;.,,; nr(fl • Jiihnnic Walker Red I.hl. $ii.50 fifth • Miirlins VVO ?(i .| 2 fifth LIQUOR STORE 106 North Broadway Phone 2868 Fertilizer Crisis Is Foreseen in Potash Walkout WALNUT HJUGE, AlSt., Dec. 8. (/Pj—Fear that a strike of potash miners at Carlsbad, N.M., may lead, to a crisis in the fertilizer and agricultural Industries was expressed, today. Potash Is used In the manufacture of commercial fertilizer. Rex Morgan, an official nf the Ark-Mo Food Company, a fcrlilizer manufacturer here, said a check of ninmifaeturers in Arkansas brought, out tnat the situation is serious fn that 00 per cent of the potash consumed in the United States is mined at Carlsbad. The strike, which began Nov. 19 was called by the CfO Mine, Mill Worker Diet of Burn* Received in Gas Blast TULSA, Okla,, Dec, 9. ta r >— Victor J. Iienke died early today of Injuries received In a gasoline explosion and fjre here. The explosion late yesterday at the West Tulsa refinery of the Texas Company Injured five workmen. Henkc was severely burned and the most critically hurt of the five. Company officials estimated damage at more than $1,000,000. nnd Smelter Workers Union against tile Potash Company of America, the United Slates Potash Corp., and the International Mineral and Chemical Corp. Negotiations to end the strike are to be resumed Monday. Arkansan ft Named HAM Director-at-Large NEW YORK, Dec. 9. (If)— Claude A. Putnam, Kenns, Nil., manufacturer and president-elect of the National Association of Manufacturers, has chosen tllrectors-at-large. They include Gus Oltcnhcimcr, president of Ottcnheimer Bros Little flock, Ark. National vice presidents of the NAM chosen include D. I. Johnston. General Counsel. T. H. Rogers Lumber Co., Oklahoma City, Okla. The regionnj vice pre.sMent representing Louisiana. Mississippi, Oklahoma and Texas is William R. Archer, president. Uncle Johnny Milts, Houston, Texas. Arkansas, Missouri and Nebraska will be represented by liolnnd B. Gaywood, president, the H. D. Lee Co., Kansas City. Mo. With the Courts Chancery: O. S. Holllson et al vs. William Clark et al: suit to foreclose on property located Lot 5, Block 8 of the VV. W. Hollipelcr Second Addition to collect $1,963. Wilson and Company vs, Fidel Ortiz: suit to foreclose on trucks to collect $538.10. Juanita Douglas vs. Charles R. Douglas, suit, for divorce. Frankic Jean Kelly vs. Dalton Phil Kelly, suit, for divorce. Titoists Jail 'Spies' SARAJEVO, Yugoslavia, Dec. 9— (/?'y—Yugoslavia sent 10 White Russians, including a Russian Orthodox priest and a nun, to prison today on charges of spying for the Soviet Union against the regime of Premier Marshal Tito. DECEMBER 9, 1949 Meteor Show Begins WASHINGTON, Deo 9_/«, whole flock of meteors with iia tails ijire due to begin about the skies tonl»ht 1 al Bureau of Standard's meteors, part of what a, tra "'.. thc Gcminw Shower, will be visible at more than one k minute from a n.m. until midnight time wherever you aro , nights. ' the PRESCRpffoNs Stock Guaranteed Best Prices !S-'. r _ b .y.J?_™9_ Stores Give the Man in Ycur Life The Gift Supreme ~ - ~ A SUIT OR TOPCOAT BY SCHAFFN Any man will gain lasting respect for the judgment of the woman who selects a HART SCHAFFNER AND MARX GIFT. Worn from coast to coast by America's best dressed men, HART SCHAFFNER AND MARX suits and topcoats offer the last word in styling, fabric and tailoring detail. 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