The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 13, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 13, 1949
Page 5
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1949 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER Air Academy Site Sought by Many Several States, Cities Make Bids to Get Huge Training Center /ASIir'GTON. Occ. 13. (,1'i— A scramble is under way for the proposed Air Kdrcc academy wlilcli the Air force hopes Congress will authorize at its next session. Members of Congress, chambers of commerce and individual citizens from more than n dozen stales are campaigning to win ihe ncad- Pffly for spedflc files. <Wi"ne Air Force lias set up a board lo recommend a site. The school would prepare officers ii>i the Air Force as the West Point «"rt Annapolis academies ito for the Army and Navy. '1'he Air Force plans to investigate all sites birseosled in bills before Congress, as well as oilier sites proposed by chambers of commerce and others in letters to (he secretary of air and the secretary of ric-fcnse. Jlut htnv many proposals the secretaries have received was no! disclosed. /riie office of Lieut. Col. Arthur E noiidrcnu. secretary of the site oci;iid, told a reporter the Air Force has no preconceived idea as io the MI r. Surveys ftc«|llcsU'(l The chief of Army Engineers has been asked by the board to make preliminary surveys of the suggested sites. AH proposals for sites must be In (lie board's hands by Dec. 31. so its recommendation will be available to the next session of Consress. The board satd ft believes that "taut 9.000 acres will be necessary lor facilities to train 2.500 cadets under normal conditions and 5.000 if expansion is needed. It prefers that the site be near a major population center, that adequate facilities be available and lhat the climate be suitable. F< indoctrination purposes, it woul like to have an air field ncarbv. ^.,'olonel Bouchcair.s nicies said th u-niiis making [lie preliminary sin veys will want to know how Ian can be obtained, about sewage, wat er supply and transportation cm ditions. The board said It has not y< arranged the itinerary for the siir vpyiMg groups. It said it already ha taken cognizance of the variot measures which have been Intro (Inceci to provide specific sites. Two or three bills Introduced la; year and still pending simply ai; thorize establishment of the 'acart emy. leaving the site to the sccre tary of air. But other pending bills would n the site at one of these places: Enid. Okla.. Randolph Field. Tex Sedalia. Mo.: William Mitchell Fid Madison. Wis.: Clovis. N. M.: i Colorado:'.Hutchlnson. Kas.; Stroth er Field bctVecn.Arkansas City an WInnelrf, Kas.: Kellogg Airport an Fort Cuslcr. Mich.; Southern DK tnct of California: Wichita. Kas Salma. Kar.; Altus and Frederick Okla.'. Wright-Patterson Air Fore Base .Dayton. Ohio: ^Barksdale Air Force Base La • fridge Field. Mount Clemen Mich., and Davis-Monlhan Field Tucson, Ariz. TWIN GEMS — Film actress Dcnise Darcel wears the largest perfectly matched pciir-s'naped diamonds in the world, the In- tiore twins, as she visits the' United Hospital fund's "Court "t Jewels" at Rockcleller Ccnlcr, «ew York. About SIO.000.000 worth ot jewels v:erc shown in the exhibit. Today Only Kirk Ilnuslas, l.araine D.iy In "My Dear Secretary" Also Carlnnn \Vcil.-Thur. Double Feature "Return of Badman" "CURLEY" Pi SXT H E V 1 1. L E'S O N LY ALL WHITF Today Only • Open (i::!0 C' Cable, Van .tnhnvm In 'COMMAND DECISION' COMK1IV • Musical OBSERVER —Looking like a foreman, the statue of John Adams stands surrounded by painters' scaffolding as workmen redecorate the Capitol's Statuary Hall. It is the first new coat of paint for the hall in 26 years. Chancellor Buck Hears Divorce And Equity Cases A one-day session of Chaneci Court (or the Chickasawba Distri of Mississippi County was conduc cd here yesterday by Chancellor i M. Buck. The following cases were hearc Praukie Jean Kelly vs. Dulto Kelly: divorce to plaintiff. .Iiianita Douglas vs. Charles H Douglas; divorce to plaintiff. W. E. Neenham vs. J. Fred Need ham; divorce to plaintiff. Betty Powell vs. Joe Powell; d vorce to plaintiff. Marie Hall vs. Albert P. Hall; su for divorce dismibsed. Geneva DuBois vs. Walter Di Hois: divorce to plaintiff. Lloyd ClirtriglH vs. Idell Curl right; divorce lo-plaintiff. Nell Fleeman vs. Chnrlie Fteeman suit fir divorce dismissed. Millie Washain Wilson vs. Lou C. Wilson; divorce to plaintiff. Helen R. Wilson vs. Raymond R Wilson; order for support of Chi drcn. W. H. Chapman vs. Mayola Tro ter Brawley et nl.; dismissed at Co of plaintiff. Joseph Dvozenja vs. Andzi Dvov enja; divorce to plalmifl. Horace Boyd Godwin vs. Wand Godwin; divorce to plaintiff ai custody of child. Connie Presneli vs. James Henr Presnell: divorce to plaintiff. ,- EI/.ic.-L. King vs. Ina Joe King divorce to plaintiff. Bess Aleue Wilson Atterbnry James A. Atterbnry; divorce plaintiff. Marguerite Jolly Conrad vs. Elmc Conrad: divorce lo plaintiff. Kenneth Byrd vs. Bonnie Byrd divorce to plaintiff. M. A. Isaacs, trustee, etc. vs. E Yarnell et al.; decree for foreclos tire. Antonio Laralonda vs. Rosie Lara tonda: divorce to plaintiff. Rachel Parton vs. J. T. Parlon divorce to plaintiff. Ephram Roberts vs. Pearl Rob erts; order for maintenance. Juanita Jeffries vs.'j. D. .leflrie Jr.: divorce lo plaintiff. Boyce Moore et al. vs. L. \v Thompson ct al.; decree for 5005.2 and foreclosure. Sybil Regan vs. William C. Re gun; divorce to plaintiff, custody o child and maintenance. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. l.asl Time Today 'SORROWFUL JONES' wllh Ilnb Hope anil l.ncillc I!;<ll Warner News A- Carlrmn Wednesday & Thursday 'FIGHTING O'FLYNN' nilli Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., and Ffclcn.i Carter News and Short NEW Ho* Opens \\rck Days 7:0(1 p.m Mahnce Saturday ,t Sunrlaji 1 p.m. Co ,, L showir Manila, Ark. Tuesday 'HE WALKED BY NIGHT" Also Shorts Wednesday & Thursday "LUST FOR GOLD" v>ilh Glenn Ford Alsn Shfirts CARUTHERSVILLE NEWS By Joan Douglass SulKiisfricl »r. Y. F. Meeting The Subdistrict Methodist Youth Fellowship of Pemiscot County met Thursday evening ut the Dcering Methodist, churci*. Bight members of the Carutlie.'sville group attended. The attendance banner was again awarded to Dcering. Becilng, as host, was In charge of the program. This consisted of a brief unison worship service and special music by (he Dcering young people's choir and the Rev. and Mrs. E. M. Coatcs. Mr. J. R. Pauling of Kennett Presented a talk entitled. "What Do You Think?" The special Christmas offering, to be sent to overseas relief, was placed on a globe before the altar. An Installation service w«s held with the Rev. Brower of Carnlhers- vilte as leader. Those being installed were president Donald Miehic, of Steele; vice-president, Josephine Taylor of Cottonwood Point: and secretary-treasurer, Joan Douglass of Carntliersville. Pastor- advisor is Rev. M. E. Niblack of Steele and adnlt-connselor Is Miss Arlene Tyler, the parish deaconess. A routine business meeting was conducted. The budget for the coming year was presented and approved. At the close of the business session Deering provided recreation, supervised by Mrs. B. M. Fowlkcs. and served refreshments In the school caf:tcria. The next meeting will be the first Thursday In January at the Hayli Methodist church. ' .Music SJtiity Club Has I'arlr The members of the Music Sl'ucly Club were entertained Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Charles Roome. She was assisted by Mr.s Bill Crow and Mrs. Robert C Mcrhle. Mr.s. Robert W. Hawkins presented [he program for the evening. A colored film of the Christmas story was shoivn and the group sang appropriate songs. Mrs. l!cd- man Dunham was accompanist. The hostesses served refreshments of Christmas cookies, mints, and boiled cnslard. The guests received favors of miniature holiday cor.sapes. C.uli.ilir Ladles Meet The Catholic Ladies Society met Wednesday at the Club hall with 24 members present Hostesses were •Mrs. Walking and Mrs. Hob Chilton. A routine business meeting was held The group" discnsssed anil planned their bake sale and bizarre. The hostesses served hum salad sandwiches, potato chips, pickles, and cookies Midi coffee. Their Christmas party is lu lie held at the club hall Wednesday. Hook Olul> tOnterlaincd Mrs w. L. C.tntrell entcrlained r«xjk Club members at her home on Monday. Preceding the games the hostess serverd a '.overed dish dinner with turkey as the main course. Mrs. V. H. Blomeyer nnd Mrs. JOB Holly received high, each being presented with hand made pillow slips, Mrs. Holly and Mr. Blomeyer won low, receiving hand-made towels. Mrs. D. D. Pinion, who rookocd, received guest towels. BillhlLiy I'.irly Joe J\1erl Patterson, son of Mr. nnd Mrs. G. M. Patterson, observed his fiftlt birthday Saturday when his parents entertained a number of his little friends with a party in his honor hi the home of his grandmother. Mrs. CKlie Burton. The afternoon was spent phiying names, fn games ihe prizes \vere won by Hobby Green and Marie Carter. Joe Mcrl received many gifts from friends and relatives. Refreshments of bhihday cake and ice cream uere served lo the 23 gnesls. They received tavors of chocolate Santa Clauses wrapped heavy foil. KiitrrUlnnl at Luncheon Rev and Mrs Floyd nrcnver o[ the Methodist Church entertained with a luncheon for Ihe county parish pastors and Iheir wives last | week. Those alending were the : Rev. and Mrs. Ellis of Hayli. the • Rev. and Mrs. Niblack and mm of Steele. the Rev. and Mrs. Contcs or Dccring, the Rev. and Mrs [ Leonard o f Haywarrt, t li e Rev. [ Illanton .of the local I'resbvtei Ian Clum-h and Miss Arlinc Tyler, the i Parish Deaconess. j Locals j Mrs. omii pinion. Mis. Frank Dillman and Mrs. Flo.vd Brower and her mother. Mrs. Arnold, spent. Tuesrtoy f n Blythcvllle. •Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Watklns and ™i. Joe, drove to Pndticah, Ky on business, Miss Sue Powell attended the Christmas Parade In Blythevillc on Friday evening. ttlimnul Poole, PNSA, U. S. Navy, who was recently transferred from "w San Diego, 'calif., Naval liasc <o Oreat Lakes, Midi., is spend| n e Ins :>o days leave visiting with h| s parenls. Mr. and Mrs. George W Pooic. *lr, nnd Mrs. Paul liookoiit spout the weekend visiting In Rector, Alk. M' 1 - and Mrs. Robert Wynti of Campbell. Mo., visited here" Friday with their son nnd (laughter, Mrs Charles Crow and Robert Wyiilt. Mrs, Arthur Taylor speiu this weekend visiting In West Memphis Ark. ' Mrs. James perrv and son, Jimmy, and Mrs. w. O. Clevidence and son. Don. and Miss Verlrico Wnt- kms drove in Hlythevllle Friday evening to see the Christmas Parade. Mrs. Lynn Smith and daughter Jerry, and Mrs. Helen Trammel of PortaBeville visited In the home of their slsler, Mrs. j. p. Douglass on Salnrday. ' ' Mrs. Bmina Crow of Ciunprun Mo., is visiting this week with her son and daughter-in-law. Mr, and Mrs. Charles Craw. Mr. and Airs. B. L Spencer and two children. Mary and Frank ie of Key West, Fla., arrived this week to spend the Christmas holidays with her parents. Mr and •Mrs. William ['. K ling. Another son, Johnny, who has licen vlsit- FACTS FIVB Ins his grandmother «lne« June will return to Florida with his parents. John We.slbrook of Hughes, Ark . was mi overnight guest In the home of his daughter and soii-ln- law. Mr. and Mrs. Dean VIck. Mr, and Mrs. T. J. Robinson, Misses Janie Shade, Evelyn June .Milton and Ann Abernathy motored carboncliile, III., on Friday, Miss Milton will remain in Carbondalc to make her home with her parents Mr. nnd Mrs. I. E. Milion, who recently moved there. Mrs. Floyd nrower spent several days In St. Louis, Mo., last week visiting her daughter, Dorothy Helen, a nurse in Jiarnc.s Hospital Verlon Davis, an art student at State Teachers College In Cape Giriirdeau. Mo., spent the weekend with his parents, Mr. and Mrs Davis-. Mrs. James Dk-kson and daughter. Dara Anne, of Cape Olrnrdeaii. Mo. spent several days of this week visiting relatives in this city. New York Water Shortage To Cut Rasie's Bath NEW YORK, Dec. 13. <AP)-C]mlk "l> another victim of New York's growing water shin laye- lloaic the hippopotamus at the Central Park 7OO. The 3,000-pound ffaslc scl.s her lank cleaned mid re-filled every other day instead of everv duv, as in lime o! plenty. Head keeper John Claim says It's ,i saving of 500 gallons a day, In Brooklyn, a monkey who nmy Russian Magaxina Sent To Fort Smith School TOUT SMITH. Ark., Dec | (API - ormatloiiBulletin...., co at the local senior hlxh school but Is not on the reading forS dents at (he school. The magazine, which caused pro- re , end "** "'^ the RUM '*^ aie sending propaganda itno m? MliooLs. was described by Eari Rtrasworlh, principal at the school «< »n "effort to popularly ^ " 'I'lie magazine Is sent out by the Russian Emba.vy from Washington, p. C. feucs received here have been *cpl in files In the librarian* oillc.. Marriage Licenses The following couples have obtained marriage llceir'<>, »t th« office of Miss Elizabeth Junior nollls and Miss Evelyn Key. both of Dell. Floyd Kiixene Sims and Mlsi " clen peter ™ n ' both ° c Biy- wt have heard about the wat«r uiriaKC turned on a faucet In Tref- fllch's big pet shop and scampered away. Dozens of other animals, including two valuable gorillas, got an tin- scheduled bath when l.he sink overflowed for several hours during the GUARD'S '$loo 1 up tudded pint of ffesS Lustrous -limuUie.I pe.nliinchniconfone, ' two or ihi** iliand. 7 l te#W® ^ W32 CONVENIENT TERMS to suit you DRESSER SETS 95 up $595 '^ M.^ t f .l\: e don't soy lhat this is Ihe only place lo buy Christmas gjfls, but we do Itole emphatically that .our Quol< ily, Values ond Selection of Fine Jewelry Gifli cannol be surpassed. Be a smart Santa. . . make ihis your gift cenlor. . 1 ! save money . . . pay nolhing extra for credit. $ 24 95'i or hdiei limuUced i i/by and rhinestone dial u.itch v-Uh matching txpan. «on bind. Uoih in color of namral gold. 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