The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 17, 1949 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 17, 1949
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PAGE EIGHT BLYTHEVILLE (AFEK.) GOUKIER NEW» Dissension Seen In Hoover Group Member Quits Post, Says Ex-President's Thinking 'Outdated' WASHINGTON, Dee. 17. HP) — Signs of dissension appeared todaj in the citizens committee organi/ei lo plug for Die Hoover Coming , sion's government reorganization plans. Dewey Anderson. Jieai! ot the Public Affairs Institute, n private];, financed research group, announcecl yesterday that he has null (lie citizens committee for the Hoover report because former Presincnl Hoover's thinking is "out of date.' "No American liberal worth his salt has a place on this committee,' Anderson .said. He said that the former president "tried to commit 'is to a so of principles that is anathema to every New Dealer and t-'air Dealer.' He bnsed his criticism on r. speech Hoover nmrtp Monday night before the committee, In his speech, Hoover sale! risin; federal costs may loofe "twu Frankenstein.s on the land—higher taxes and Inflation." He added thai economists report, taxation beyor 25 per cent of national income brings disaster, yet federal and state taxation now exceeds 30 pe cent. Anderson Interpreted this as advocating "a limited government, a ceiling on public expenditures." II this line were followed, he said, we couldn't have a decent road .system or Social Security. The. Citizens Committee for the Hoover reixirt was organized to support the recommendations submitted to Congre.s by a bipartisan com- cission headed by Hoover. Commissions for WACs Offered Under New Plan Under a Dew program, \vomer may obtain direct commissions in the WCA before entering any phase of training, it has been announced by Col. Hugh Cort. chief of Arkansas Military District. The. program will be under the supervision of Captain Ruili Gorton, who will visit co-educational colleges and univerailie.s in (he stnte explaining qualifications. Further Information mny be obtained at the Armory and Air Farce recruiting otfice in City Kail. fc SANTA'S TOPS-Jacob Hudson Nacken, perhaps Ihe woilii's talJest SanU at 7 feet, 8 inches in his Christmas stocking feet is here being outlined by'a man on a stcpladder before "going on" at a kiddies' party in a New York hospital. To do his "St Nickin," N'acken was imported from Germany. GUTS FKOM SANTA CI. at the annual Chuslma.s party Beta Sigma P)>i. .More than 225 with Santa Claus. Courier News I'liufu ,AUS—Norville Moore, three, Is stiown as he receives a gilt from St. Nicholas for Negro children given by the Alpha Alpha and Alpha Delia chapters ot children received gilts of leys, fruit anil candy, and hail nice long chats BOTTOMS I'P.'-Pictureit here Is William James. 7, fin (he foregroundi as he devoted himseli to the tasks at hand drinking soda pop. eating candy, and setting some early use ol the toys presented yesierna' -t the Christmas parly given for Negro youngsters, by Blylheville's two chapters ol Beta Sigma Phi. Two Sorority Units Give Party Children in Negro Schools Christmas was a little emiy fut lore than 225 Negru children who lironced the American Legion Hut e.sterday afternnou as srne?ls of he Alpha Alpha and Alpha Delta Jhnpter of Beta Sigma Phi at the imnal Christmas Party. Children from Harrison Scluiol. tobinson School, and the Day Care ;entcr paraded in at 2 p.m.; saiin few cai-o'.- and heard a Christ- las .story, inn .sjjrnt m ,^l o f [),elt lino craning their necks for then irst slimp.-c of .Santa, will! the romised gifts, candy, anil drinks. The .vomi"MiMs. iilniost without -a-epliim uncier seven years of ;u;e. liphiucii-d when K.mta cnten-rt lo he tu nt, -Here Comes Siiilta innr," but 3 few of the smaller DCS aJlottrn tears to slip down leir lai:(-s a.s tlieir a j .ve jza\e way i fear ai;d a wish fur inoinmy'.s pron Mruiiis to hide behind. Ine t"nri.-,lmas party tor the 'esrii childicn n R3 adopted a.s n annual piojcct of lh<> two sor- rity cliapters three years apo. and iias ?rowii ,st(%«lih since tlien. Door PIIM-S o; Trap flrumsew. .iiu! rockins lior.-e.', were aw.irdcd lo fmir 01 (hi! Hulilieli Knch ri-vi-ivrd a toy. a sark oi candy, appirs. Obituaries _SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, ig 4 g Re-burial Rites In St. Louis for Osceola Sergeant Last, riles for TSst. Charles C. Bowcii, son of Mrs. C!cm C. BOW and the hue Mr. llowen of Osccoln, will Ije conducted Monday nt Lhc Jefferson Bnrracks National Cemetery at, St. Louis. Sergeant BOHTO was one ot II crew members .aboard a B-24J type aircraft which crashed One. 1, 1043, while on a lioniliing mission to In- scin Burma. He enlisted in January, 1042. aacf .served one year overseas. He was born in o.sceoja in 1921, and u-us n graduate cf the Osceola Hieli Si'liool. He is .survived by his mother: one sister, Mr.s. Milton P. Jones of Baltimore. Md.: one brother, William P. Bouen of Osceola. Mr. Bowen nrcomimnied by his mother and wife Hi)] leare Sunday to attend the services. Others who will at- letul include Mr. and Mrs. Herbert •Shippcri and daughters. Mrs. Zodie McGee. Jill of Wilson and Mr. and Mrs. Parker Driwen of Wilson. Shirley's Ex-Husband Hopes for Reconciliation Hou,y\voor>, nee. n. (API — Shirley Temple's e.v-lmsband John Agar is back in town, and Shirley's got him—for the holiday* anyway. But tt.ere could he more than" mistletoe in the i\ir. 'Til be at hoaie with Susan all Christmas Day," .said the 21-year- old divorcee. "John is welcome to come over." "We haven't cliscu«ecl the time as yet. but I certainly will see the baby on Ciiristma.s," Agar said as he .stepped from a plane here ytv>- terday, clutching two imported French dolls. "I've bought the baby Linda Susan. (22 months) a number of little things, ljut T still have to pick out her main present," said the 28- year-old actor whom Shirlev divorced Dec. (i while he was on a personal tour. Reconciliation? "Maybe if all this furore dies down, it isn't impossible. I sure hope we can set back together again." said Altar before he left Chicago. Brother-in-Low Of Hiss Refutes Ex-Spy Courier NEW YORK, Dec. 17. (AP)~A!- gcr llis.s' brother-in-law.says he was visiting with the Misses in Maryland on the day Dial. cx-Connnunlbl Spy Courier Whittaker Chambers says' he accompanied the couple lo New Hampshire. This was on Aug. 9, 1937. Thomas Pansier, brother of Hiss' wife, Prlscllla, testified yesterday as a defense witness that he stayed with the Hisses in Chestertown, .Md., from Aug. 6 through Aug. 9 of that year. Previously, Chambers', chief accuser of IIUs in the former State Department official's second perjury trial, had said he, Hiss and Mrs. Hi-.s left Washington on the latter date and traveled together to Peterborough. N.I1. The conflicting testimony from Fansler, of Chicago, a director of the Home Safety Division of the National Safety Council, came shortly before the trial adjourned for the weekend. Fillister also told of spending Dec. 25 and 20, 1936, In the Hiss home Chambers had said he Joined the couple at a. Christmas party at this time. Rejected Suitor Kills Girl Who Refused Him NEW YORK. Dec. 17— til;- A t midnight, a bullet struck down 2(i- year-old Carmen Seda. because she refused lo pledge her love to the man u-ho police say killed iier. The man, nai'.dsome. 21-year-old Israel Justiniano. was quoted by I ! detectives last night as saying he j had given the prctly Carmen, 20 minutes to make up her mind, white he sat beside her with a gun in his hand. It was either promise herself to him, or die, according to iwlice. They said Jusliniiino gave this account: As the minutes ticked away. Cnr- nien knelt before him in his furnished room Monday night In the Bronx, and begged: "Please let me go." _ The clock said 20 minutes until i I "You have until midnight to come to a decision as to whether I you're Koing io stay with me 01 Polio Sufferer Selected To Turn on Christmas Lights at State Capitol LITTI.K ROCK, Dee. I1—MV-A icii-year-old polio sufferer, Mayc Smith, of Mitchell, pulton county. Ark., will turn on the stjie capiloJ Christmas lights at 5:15 p.m. today. Secretary or State C. G Hall who arranges the annual Christmas display on the capilol steps said the .scene will b c lighted every nigiu until Jan. j. Wealthy Couple Robbed Of $100,000 in Gems WEST IOS ANGELES, Dec. n. [API— One^f the world's wealthiest couples have reported the theft of nearly S100.0CO in jewels from Iheir luxurious hotel honeymoon suite. Suzy Stcnhmson Veiga, 27, who Dec. 3 married Anlenor JWayrinlc Veiga. 47, multi-millionaire Brazilian industrialist, told police yesterday the jewels disappeared Wednesday or Thursday. The loss included the foimer model's wedding present from Veiga. a $40,000 diamond bracelet as well as rings, crrlngs and necklaces set with diamonds, amethysts and topazes. Marriage Licenses The following couples have obtained marriage licenses at the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythe county clerk: Jack Clark and .Miss Velms Gross both of Dell. Marvin Taylor and Miss Evelyn Boyett, both of Blyihei'ille. Wayne L. Ralph and Miss Mary Jane Goforth. both of Blythevillc. Thomas Clinton Robertson and Miss Doris Holder, both of Manila. Negro Deaths Graveside services for Jerry Howell. Jr.. infant son of Jerry and Annie Bell Howcll, were conducted yesterday at the Sandy Ridge Cemetery. He died Thursday.The Teasley and Cobb Funeral" Home was In charge of arrangements. not," JusLianiano told her, "if not nn going to kill you." Carmen shook her head. She kissed his sleeve, and began to cry. Then she prayed. At midnight, he shot her through the head. Arkansons' Suits End Differently In Chicago Court CHlCAao, Dec. 17. M>i_jr> suits brought by two Arkansas'"^! 8 roaders met differctit fates in q!j" pericr Court tier,, yesterday Judge James j. McUcnnolt's dlvl- sioiii of the col ,r t awarded iia rcy L. Derrick, -IJ Nni-th r mi ri, &oX>r^ £ « In anolher division of tl court, Judge Edwin A Rob SJ Y. nc missed a suit in which nich^rrif" Motley. 37. Gravettc, soiiKlil <i« 000 from the Kansas City SouM, ?,'' for amputation of an arm mt,i i he salt! followed a train yard ' ' dent In stllwell, Okla. Derrick had asked $150,000 H said he suffered permanent s >ir disorder.? when he was knocked la the floor of a caboose which "v-v, struck by a string of shunted cir^ Judge Rob.on dismissed Motley's complaint on the basis that because of the distance involved between the court and the scene -f the alleged accident or the Kansas City headquarters of the railroad it would 1» too big a burden on Hie court lo assume jurisdiction in the case. Check Writer Using Name Of Santa Claus Collects From Friendly Grocer NEWPORT, Ore., Dec. 17. (AP>— Santa Clans gave Willis Bruce a grocer, S2CO for Christmas. Dom Domnissee SVR.S Santa's helper. He asked Bruce what ho vvnnted for Christmas. Bruce said 3200. Domnissec wrote out a check lor that amount, signed it Santa Claus and gave if to Bruce. Bruce handed the check to a salesman in payment of a shipment. The salesman accepted it and it went to Ihe Portland ollice where the payment was credited to Brace's account. The check then cleared through two Portland banks and was rV tunied to the Bank of Newport on which it was drawn. The Bank of Newport called Bruce yesterday and told him th^ as endorsei he'd have to make goo^V Sp.'ita had no account to meet it. Bruce gave the bank S200, took the check and headed for a shop to have it framed. d a soft drink. "Blythevtlle merchants responded j nmliM-fiillji io our request tor toys 1 candy and drinks." Mrs. J. N' l I HirfoUii'nuon. chairman ot the City i j Cuijiu'il of lieta Sisina Phi. suid I today-in thanking ilieni for thrir | cooperation. The toys, many rci need o f repair, j were collected by the sorority mem- ' bers, repaired, and each sorority member tnaae C UMI donation to L provide for live tuyy oilier than! those donated other toys weic I donated by the Thursday Night Supper Club I'he pariy rrarted at 2 p m. with Ml Harrison students, hMnmi the I Day center, and 57 Irum Robinson | • Sfhunl. Teachers airrumpained Hie i t'nmps. As the puny ;in>'4rr.v.«( i other Negro youiijjMers arrived for a peek at Sanui and t<i take 1 a! part ot his pack home wirn tlu'm, Immediately ahur the all:- wore - Owner of Pecan Point Plantation Dies at 74 MEMPHIS. Dec. 17. I AP)_Cliarle; W. Filnid. 74, owner of a plantatioi. n' Pecan Point .Ark., died last night at his home here. He moved to ! .Memphis 30 years ago from Pecan '• Pi lint. He wa.i pciucalccl at the University of :;mi Notre Dame. Homer H. Choate Dies MKMPHIS. Dec. IV. iAI'-_Homer H. Clu.atc of lieebe and ser.rcy. Ark.. 58. lenner ser^ennt-n t-arms in the Ark;ir.*a.s legislature, died ye.-iii-riiay at Kennedy Veterans Ho.i- Ilita! iierc. Servn-r.s -.vill be held at Se.-nry Methodist ('iimx-h at '.'30 p.m. ui- rmM'row. it's just like ninsic! \Yillmiil liflin K a finger . . . your uiisll tl; ( \ result ;,,- c Ucltcr (linn cvtr! Sparklini; ctcati! Almas! like no\v! Thai's how your limn- dry looks wlu-n wo n-ltini il i,> y,,,,! Ami at a niiinimiin nf cosl. \Vr r;ill and deliver a( your convciiicntcl BLYTHEVILLE LAUNDRY-CLEANERS Phone 4418 iud p.iiKlrilinninin took 1111! i, din of drums, rap pi.-tolh. and race cars took over [nr '.lie rest o' the afternoon,. shanny with tin. (Miidv, fruit, and drinks lor inlc'i' A;X«. evfe's Finest Five yr.'u's IIPIKC and il is only Ihe hc K mi)in R for a 1!M!I lii-nt-nil lOledric liol riweralor. l!ivc (he K't't willi a .e.-tl Cuturc of pleasure, convenience nml liiippy. depeiKhihle rerri K oraIinn. . . A (1KN- KKAl. KI.KCTItiC UKKKKJKH HUBBA HOKE K n R X R R n n i\ H R R t.J=3 Food Department Store 212 NORTH FIRST STREET Opens Toes., Dec. 20,9:00 a.m. Don't miss the exciting opening of your new Kroger Store! You'll be thrilled with all the wonderful conveniences thrilled, too, with the colorful, appealing displays of all your favorite foods. You'll find prepacked smoked meats . . . self-serve dairy treats, frozen foods and ice cream . . . the •season's.finest fruits and vegetables on refrigerated displays . . . nationally adverHsTd'beau'ty'and'" nealth aids . . . conned foods of every kind. There's free parking . . . four checkout stands for fast, accurate service . . . fluorescent lighting. You'll enjoy shopping where friendly folks make it pleasant, where everyday low prices help you "Live Better for Less." Grade Meats You'll see rich-red roasts and steaks, lean pork and milk-feel veal . . sea foods fresh °s Ihe salt spray, pan-ready poultry, too. You'lf serve yourself spicy sausage.*, and savory smoked meats, prepacked in cello- phane and plainly marked with weight and price. You'll get better meat, jav« money, too ... tha Kroger-Cut remove* excess bone and waste before the meat is weighed and prked

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