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

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 16, 1949
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PAGE SIX •LYTHEVILtl!! (ARK.) COURIER NEWS 30 Enter Homes In Yule Contest ; Project Sponsored By Garden Clubs Holds Wide Interest Thirty homes have been entered in the Christmas Lighting conies sponsored /or Blythcvlllc Homes hi « the Garden Club division o! th< Woman's Club. Mrs. J. E. Crafton, chairman, salt that entries would be receive* through Salurlay, and Judging would- beeln Monday. The results will not be armoured. until Christmas Eve in the December 24 edition of the Blytheville Courier News. Cash prizes will be $15. 410 and $5. Additional entries include: Mr find Mrs. Dick J, White. 7525 Ifollj Street; Dr. and Mrs. J. E. Beasley 1217 Chlckasawba; Mr. and Mrs James Hill, Jr., 424 North Ninth and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Kirby, 814 Chlckasawba Street. Entries to date Include residence of W. P. Pryor, 1129 Chlckasawba; John Bryant Fill, 115 North 10th Street; Rupert Crafton. 1204 West Chlckasawba; Kendall Berry, Barfield Road; Harry Bradley, 1702 Holly Street; A. B. Jaggcrs, 1010 Holly Street; Ray Hall. 1121 West Hearn; Ney Hunt, 918 West Ash; Charles Ray Ncwcomb, 920 Hcarn; J. L. Nabfrs. 518 West Main; L. E. Baker, 1120 Chlckasawba; J. E. Crafton, 902 West Hearn. Dr. G. S. Atkinson. 918 Wcsl Chtckasawba; Dr. I. R. Johnson. 1042 West Main: T. I. Seay, 1500 • West Chickasawba; C. A. Cunnins- ham, 905 West Hearn; Aubrey Conway, 801 West Hearn; Freeman Robinson, 1005 West Walnut; Louis A. Berry, Jr., 409 North Second; Charles McDantel, 214 East Davis; H. C. Blankenship, 309 East Kentucky; Joe Ferguson. 1106 West Hearn; O. S. Rollison. 405 North Broadway; A. R. Wetenkamp, 120 North Tenth Street: A. R. Olsen. 1502 Holly Street; Scott Alley, 608 Franklin, and Bob Cullison, 100 West Walnut. COTTON Continued from Page 1 before any cotton can be sold. Plans have been made for the cards to be Issued by the Production and Marketing Administration after measurements of the planted acreages have been made. Maps prepared from aerial photographs will serve as the measurement guides. The maps were made last year and will have the new acreage plotted for measurement. Obituaries Final Rites Tomorrow For Mrs. Mary Massey Funeral services for Mrs. Mary ' Elizabeth Massey will be conducted at 2 p.m. tomorrow at the Cobb Chapel by the Rev. P. H. Jernigan. Services were originally scheduled for 2:30 Sunday afternoon. Burial will be In Elmwood Cemetery. Infant Hicks Succumbs Graveside services for Infant Elsworth Hicte were to be conducted at 3 p.m. today at the Sandy Ridge Cemetery. The three-day oil infant died at the home of the parents. Mr. and Mrs. Haley Hicks of the Calumet Community, last night. He is survived by two sisters, Lois Ann and Barbara Carol; a brother. Franklin D. Hicks, and a half-sister, Mary Prances Abbott. The Cobb Funeral Home Is in charge of arrangements. PIANOS Ten year factory guarantee TUNING With the world famous Sfrobnconn _ u takes the guesswork out of tuning. RADIO REPAIR Every job absolutely guaranteed by a bonding company. Music Instruments And supplies of all kindt from guitar picks to bass' violins. Recordings We make records of your voice and music on permanent records. Everything in Music BROOKS Music Store 107 K. Main Te!. Sll LONOVIEW, Wash., Dec. IS. W)—. i A plucky Girl Scout who had waited patiently In a wilderness cabin four '.vlntery nifhts for her rescue wa.s resting today in a warm hospital bed. A physician said 16-year-old Ruth Aberle of Kelso was responding quickly In nourishment and needed mily a few days of rest bs- fore rejoining her family for the holidays Her safely has been almost Christmas present to this entire Somlnvesl Washington area. null, said hcrtelf last nleht "I never thought I'd be a Christmas present" The search had been the most extensive for a missing person I the history of Cowlitz County. Businessmen, loggers, stevedore;, boys and girls —even housewives — hail joined Ihe hunt. Some of them had risked their jobs to remain In the woods. Towns people at Kelso lined the roads and cheered when the ambulance drove out of the mountains toward the hospital here. The eirl had disappeared from a eroup of teen-agers cutting Christmas trees Sunday. Since then, while half a thousand men combed the mountain country northeast of liere. nuth had been alone and without food In the snow and rain. But when found yesterday she calmly Identified herself and said "Will you take me home?" Later she told rescuer Charles P. Smith "I knew f'd get out. I wasn't scared. But I hope no one else ever ~ets lost." Smith and his son, Phillip, had started over a mountain to join the main search party when they saw 'he girl in a clearing. She was returning from setting a drink at a creek neir the small 12 by 12 fool >qunre hut where she had curled tp to sleep four previous nights. As sunn as Ruth Identified hcr- .elf. the younger Smith fired a gun hree times. The shots were heard by a group of Kelso boys who had moved beyond the previous search ari.a. around a mountain and—unknowingly— nlong the genera) trail he girl had wandered. They relayed he signal back to the main camp D miles away. Meanwhile, young Smith took off m the run toward the nearest tele- ihone—four miles—and notified po- Ice. His mother called the CowliU County sheriff's office here and an mbulance was sent toward the oad nearest the forest scene. >fate Troopers Join Hunt for Bank Bandits LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 16. M>( — Arkansas Stale Police today Joined he search for two men who robbed a Morrison. Okla., bank yesterday. They were alerted after City .larshal W. W. Warren of Dardan- 'He reported that two men fitting descriptions of the two bandits, ate breakfast at a cafe there this morn- Ing. Girl Scout Is Found in Small Cabin In Wilderness after 4-Day Search New York Mayor to Wed NEW YORK. Dec. IB—Wj—City fall announced torlay that. Mayor Villiam O'Dwyer, recently reelected or a second term, wilt marry Miss Sloan Simpson in Stuart, Pla., next ^uesday. American Farm Bureau Condemns Brannan Plan CHICAGO, Dec. 16—</P)—The American Farm Bureau federation has rejected flatly the Brannan Plan for direct subsidies to farmers. The action was taken yesterday at the close of the powerful group's 31st annual meeting. The federation's 5,OtK) agricultural leaders from 43 states voted In favor of continuing and making more flexible the compromise farm support program enacted by Congress this year. After refusing to permit admlnls- Iralion sponsors of the Secretary of Agriculture's plan to address them, the delegates adopted a stern Indictment of tile Brannan proposal They said "the ultimate effect of such a program would be na- tionnli/iUion of agriculture and the distributing system," Ihe cost would be "staggering," and It "would place a celling on opportunity in agriculture." The convention re-elected federation president Allan n. Kline of Vlnton, la., nho has led Ihe opposition to the Brannan program. New York Clergyman Convicted of Slaying ROCHESTER. N.Y., Dec. 16. (rt'l— The nev. George P. Hetenyi, 40- year-old Episcopal clergyman, was fiund Biillty today of second degree murder In the shooting of his wife. Following the discovery of her bncty in the Gene-sec River on April 23. he was charged with first degree murder. The clergyman hart steadfastly maintained he was innocent. Monroe County Judge Daniel J. O'Mara set Jan. 16 for sentencing. Mexican Plane with 17 Aboard Is Overdue MEXICO CITY. Dec. 16—Wj—A Mexican plane with 17 passengers aboard was reported overdue today at Veracruz. The plane left here at 5:30 a.m. (CST) for Merida by way of Veracruz, where it should have arrived at 6:30 a.m. It was last reported near Nautla, SO miles north of Veracruz on the gulf coast, at 6:05 a.m. Rapist Is Executed TUCKER PRISON FARM, Ark Dec. IS. (iT 1 ,—Wesley Hildrcth, 20- year-old Negro, twice convicted of raping a Lee County farm wife, died in the Arkansas electric chair today. The six-foot. one-Inch war veteran walked calmly to the chair and died without making a statement. He was pronounced dead at 7:38 a.m. after being in the chair about three minutes. lll ul i,oi.d i, 44- Twin (^ V Dri.ux. Ki^.rMid.r ^V/ '"V-CJ A LOVELY f/\^e KITCHENAIDER to replace her old-fashioned sink! H ERE'S a gill that will reflect Christmas cheer all year. Come in soon—sec llitse white- enamclcd steel Kilchenaider c.ib- inel sinks in our showroom. See the three new designs, with new styling, new features... no.jr.fa.tA bowls, Wj drainboards, rinse spray, wonderful storage space, onc-piecc. acid-resisting porcelain-enamel top . . . features to give her more lime. Ten olhcr luxury models, Give her a Ki lchcn.ii.ler for Christmas-delivery whenever convonicnt-with a gilt-wrapped plastic miniat u re fonmder the IreeJ IOW DOWN PAYMENT1 BALANCE MONTHUI BY MUI.l.l.NS W.rld'. larj.,1 M.k.r. .f II..I Kll«l,. n , f ADAMS APPLIANCE CO, INC \ Your Kitchen Planning Center f f< 3. W ADAMS (Her. J5 Phone ;>07I ^ IN RED JAM-The State Department angrily denounced Communist-dominated Bulgaria for accusing U. S. Minister Donald^ R, flcalb, above, of "conspiring" against the government Declaring the charges "paten* falsehoods," Ihe U. S. warned Uiat continuance of diplomatic relations is In danger. Truman, Eisenhower Said 'Good Friends' KEY WEST. Pla,, Dec. 16-OT— President Truman today made It a matter of record that he and General Dwighl D. Elsenhower are "good friends and always have been." Apparently concerned about stories out of Key West that he regards the former Army chief of staff as a candidate for the presidency, Presidential press Secretary Charles O. Ross told reporters: "The President want. 1 ; it to go on record that he and General Eisenhower are good friends and always have been." Farm Bureau Re-Elects Arkansan Vice President CHICAGO, Dec. 16. W>— The National Farm Bureau federation yesterday re-elected R. E. Short of Brinkley. Ark., ns its vice president. Lie Is No Candidate LAKE SUCCESS, Dec. lS—t/T>— V. N. Secretary - Genera! Trygve Lie announced todav. he is not a candidate for reappointment as the executive head of the united Nations. His five-year term expires In January, 1951. _FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1949 Automobile Drivers' Indecision Big Factor in Highway Mishaps Indecision on the part of „,.„,-, mobile drivers, and those who drive with their minds on other things constitute a menace, in the opinion of Marcus Evrard, Blythevllte •ttorney, who addressed members of the Luxora Rotary Club it its weekly meeting last night In the Luxori High School Cafeteria. He spoke on experiences hlgha»y safety and referred to U. S. Highway 61 between Portagevllle »nd the Crlttenden county line, and also State Highway 18 as "slaughter houses." "Indecision," he said Is one of the ma]or causes of accidents." '• Mr. Evrard urged drivers to make definite decisions and then execute them quickly In the interest of safety, adding that "pre-occupied drivers cause many accidents. Speeders, drunken drivers and those who drive recklessly do not cause all of the accidents by my means. The Luxora club will observe Rotary-Ann night and wives of members will be kuests at the Christmas party next Thursday. John Thwcatt, president, presided over last night's meeting and the speaker was introduced by Prank Barham. Sr.. program chairman. Guests last night included: Ed Teaford, G. B. Seagraves, Arthur Rogers and Prank Barham, Jr., all ot Qsceola. Two St. Louis Youths Flee Little Rock Jail LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 16—W)— Two teen-age St. Louis boys, held on car theft charges, escaped from PulasM County Juvenile Hall yesterday. They are Joseph Franklin Utley, 15. and Marshall Graves. 14. They were arrested al Pocahontas, Ark., Dec. 7, and charged with stealing a trailer truck tractor ir, St. Louis and driving It to Arkansas. Trial Is Reset Again MEMPHIS. Dec. 16. (/P)—For the second time within a week, the robbery trial of Harold Raymond Houchins. 23-year-old convicted Arkansas murderer, was reset today —this time for sometime after Jan 1. Houchins is charged with taking at the point of a.knift, $4 and a wrist watch from a Memphis resident In March, 1949. Western Union Plans Revision Of Rate Schedule WASHINGTON, Dec. IS— UP)— Westem Union Telegraph company today proposed a top-to-bottom revision ol its charges for Interstate telegrams. Some rates would be raised, some cut, The company said the changes are designed to wipe out geographical Inequalities, it filed the proposed new rate schedule with the Federal Communications Commission and unless I he FCC objects It will go into effect Feb. I. IVO indicated its approval by saying that the proposed new rates are "a major step toward rationalization of the domestic telegraph rate structure." The increases on straight message rates would range up to 18 cents Reductions would be as much as 19 cents. So-called straight messages are telegrams other than day and night. letter telegrams. Under the new schedules, the lowest charge for niiy straight telegram, including a press telegram, will be 35 cents. Both commercial and government messages arc involved in the changes. SHOP BY PHONE And Ordtr in Minufeil We'llhond[ealith6order-wriling"overth» phone"— and fusl like i/jolyour shopping is done! Shop iron lha Christmas Book by phone loday; coll aarly in the morningl W, Main SHOP IN PERSON $•• All Our Catalog»1 Of course. Ihe Christmas Boot is packed with gifls, but perhaps there's something specie/ you'd like from our big Catalog or the Fishing & Camping Book—see them olll OUR "GIFT SERVICE" For"Ptriorial"Shopping Kelp Ts a service you'll enjoy—when you phone or com» in, tell us the lind of gifl you want and let us help you vvllh suggestions to fill the bill and fit your budget, tool IS YOURS For a Mtrrltr Chrlslrnail Try our gifl service now, today—we'll be gfad to serve you up to Ihe lasf mi'riulel Remember-—you can use your credit for bolh ilore and calalog purchases. _ , 'tAAf V-ALL ^442 Orderi placed by noon, December 00 "will Dt read/ ID urmc>^ UUIE ui i\\m pick up in our will- Blytheville, Ark. limt you plac« your call \n 4$ hounl orrferl ft " your eonv ' ri ' l«nee, we'JI adviit rMivery dole ol >hn Christmas 1954! Non-Agri Employment Hits '49 Peak in State LITTLE ROOK. Dec 16 -<;!>— Arkansas' non-ac,i ic-ultural employment hit its 1049 peak in mid-November. 285,000 .mma ..._ „..„.._ ... non-farm work — an increase of '-',800 tver niid-Octobcr. Five years liencc anil it is only (he beginning for a 1019 General Electric Refrigerator. Give the Bil't with a reaj future of pleasure, convenience and happy, dependable refrigeration. . .A GEN-- EiUL ELKCTU1C REFRIGERATOR! HUBBARD & HOKE Appliance Company DON'T DELAY-TRADE IN YOUR OLD JEWELRY NOW! ' • Big Trade-In AI Iowa nee at Pat O'Bryant's • GO* VJtf CV Y •f*,.. BIRTHSTONE RINGS Choice of ladies' simulited birthjton* $/-\ QC «« in lovely 10K »old mounting * £$ •*/•" &&•• m Large variety o f ,| O nc- sc j' pendants compj-tc wilh chain. from $395 ChooJe from a large vari. cly of compacts, up to $20 21 Jewel Hamilton POCKET WATCH \Villi 10-K Natural Gold-rilled case $90 Including Fed. Tax 4 PAT O'BRYANT Jeweler Main & Second Rhone 3261

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