The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 18, 1950 · Page 12
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PAGE j TWKLVB flLY'hlBVILLE (ARK.) COURIER KKWS WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 18, 1950 Finns'President Leads Balloting Communists Gain in Vot« Strength, Now Rank Second HELSINKI, Finland, Jan. 18. (/P> — President Julio Paasikivi, target of 'Moscow ire, has ,won reelection, returns from Finland's national poll showed today, but the Communists registered a strong gain. The Communist-led People's Democrats rolled up a total ol 21.5 per cent of the popular vote for presidential electors, as against la per cent in the parliamentary elections of 1948. Tills placed them second only to the ruling Social Democrats in individual party strength. The right wing conservatives also sained sharply, leading observers to predict that premier Karl-August Fagerholm's government would be forced to step aside next March in favor of a coalition. Despite the gains registered by the Communist-dominated party, it was considered highly unlikely they would be Invited into a coalition. Cooperation between them and a conservative-social democratic group . is regarded here ns impossible, and only a radical change in Finland's foreign relations cotild give the Com- nnnists any say in government matters. May Have Coalilion Tlie indications are that Finland, long under Moscow pressure because ihe represents a break in the ring of Communist governments bordering Russia on the West, will have a coalition of Conservatives, social Democrats and Liberals. The parliamentary standing of the respective parties remains unchanged by the voting, which was tor a presidential electoral assembly, font the results are certain to have an effect upon composition of a new government when Ihe present cabinet resigns, according to custom, at the beginning of the new presidential term March 1. political observers pointed out the Communist ganis -were in city areas where the strong Agrarian Party lost ground. They attributed thi5 to unemployment in these areas and dissatisfaction witli the government's handling of the wages problem. The Trade Union Federation had .demanded a 10 per cent general increase and a government proposal calls lor a 7.5 per, cent increase. CIVIC LEADER Obituaries Retired Planter, Former Blytheville Man, Dies Jack Samuel Trimtie, 64, a retired planter at Forrest City and formerly of Blythcville, died at a Memphis hospital, seven hours after suffering a heart attack at 2 a.m. yesterday. Mr. Trimue was born in St. Francis county in 1880, mid moved o Blytheville In 1015. lie lived tere for 30 years before returning a Forrest City. lie had been in poor icaKh for a number of years. He married Miss Katie Gliisin In 1908 and was the father of four children, one having preceded htm in death. Survivors include two sons. Robert L. and George M. Trimue; a daughter. Mis.? Nancy Virginia Tri- mue, all of Blythcville; two brothers, Jim Trimue of Forrest City and eorge Trimue of Tipton, Okla., and a sister, Mrs. Jess Hughes of Calchvell, Ark. Funeral services will be conducted In Good Hope Church at 2 p.m. tomorrow by the Rev. C. c. Bishop, fjurial will be in Hughr.s Cemetery at Forrest City. Pallbearers will include J. c. McTlay. D. C. McLean, M. O. Mc- Tlay. W. A. Hollingsworth. ail of Blvthcviilp; Jim Trimite. Jr., Beverly England, Joe Hughes nnd Join, Stevens Funeral Home of Forrest City Is in charge ot arrangements, * * * Dove Bannister Byrd, Farmer at Keiser, Dies. Rites for Dave Bannister Byrd, retired farmer, of Keiser will be conducted at 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Swift Funeral Citapel at O.wcola by the Rev. F..O. Anders, pastor of the Keiser Baptist Church. Mr, Byrd, <3U, was born &t Cooter, Mo., and moral to Keiser in 1922. He (iieil at 3'a.m. this morning at ills home titter a long illness. He was a member of the Baptist Church. Survivors include his wife. Mrs, Mary Byrd. a son, Claude Byrd of Keiser, a daughter, Miss Opal Lee Bynt of Keiser; three step children Mrs. J. L. Cumminj'S of Osccola. Clifton Pass of Nclllelou, Miss., and Mrs. Gertrude Byrd o( KeLwr; two sisters, Mrs. Luln Curry of Slccle Mo., and Mrs. Elizabeth Polk ol Cooter, and a brother, Printy Byre of Poplar Bluff, Mo. Burial will be in the Ermen Cemetery at Osceohi. Continued from Page 1 eontrols and bureaus are still in existence and to "bring Rovernmeu back home," the people must follow- up straight thinking by '•becoming vocal" and telling Congress what it is expected to do. Americans must have the courage of their convictions and "stand up and fight," he said. Failing Life's Greatest Baltic TO solve our problems, Mr. Moses eaid, "we are going to hnve lo fight the greatest battle of all the Christian centuries. Not a battle of bullets of shot and shell or af-om bombs, but a balMe of a philosophy of living and life." "On the state level, he said. "We must stop selling Arkansas short." It is harder, he explained, to sell Arkansans on themselves than it is to sell outsiders on Arkansas. He cited the case of an Arkansas furniture manufacturer who sends his products to North Carolina lo be labeled. "This furniture is Ihen shipped back to Osceola where women buy it and love it," lie said. He also iold of (he Arkansas firm (hat sold more than 830,000 worth of furnishings !o the State of Colorado for the governor's mansion in that state. But., he said, that firm couldn't sell a "dime's worth" ;>f furnishings for the Arkansas governor's mansion. Mr. Moses called for -a balance of agriculture and industry in Arkansas and urged diversification of crops lo make farming a ycar-rotmd business. Maybe, he said, controls anti subsidies are lo blame for the two-crop sysi'-n in this area. But. he added, these controls also nifty force farmers to diversify. Mr. Moses praised the progress merle in Arkansas during Ihe past ciecacie as a henlthv sietl. Has I'raisc for Osrfola He partirrlnrly commended the Cilv of Osrei James D. Powell, 76, Retired Farmer, Dies Funeral services for James Douglas Powell, 76, will be conducted a! 10 a.m. tomorrow at the Cobb Funeral Home Cttapel by the Rev. P H. Jernignn, pastor of the Calvarj Baptist Church. Mr. Pou'eli, a retired farmer, diet at his home at the rear of 306 Main Street, yesterday at 4 p.m after a brief illness. He had made his home in Blythcville since 1H!I7 when he moved here from Giilclt Ark., where he was born. Survivors inchuic his wife, Mrs Ella Mae Powell; five daughters Mrs. Bsssie Nichols of'Earle, Mrs Nettie Turnage, Miss Liliie-• Ma Powell, Miss. Blanche nrffr Miss Mable Irene Powell, all of Blytheville; a son, Douglas Powell of Bly- theviilc; and two sisters, Mrs. null Bryant of Blythcville and M Emma Netter of Oillelt. Burial will be in the Dogwooc Hidge Cemetery. Wreck Victim Dies LITTLE BOCK, Jan. 18. W>(—Mrs Audrey Hiile. 30, died in a hospita here last night from injuries suf fcred in an automobile accident nea here Saturday night. Plague first invaded Europe froi Asia in the sixth century. several churches have undertaken. Mr. Moses' talk last night was II fourth of a series of six he is mak hiK in Co.nlrnl and Eastern Arknv sns. He was scheduled to speak i Jonpsboro and Harrisburg today. T addition lo Osceola. he spoke at j Marked Tree nnd Parkin yesterday, lie spoke nt Clarendon Monday nii:ht, of the tog. Air. Moses .ions Hear Talk Developments JyPhoneCompany Myron Waggoner of St. Ix>uls, iibllc information supervisor for Southwestern I3eil Telephone ompaiiy, addressed the Blythevllle ions Club at the luncheon' mcct- ng yesterday at Die Itotcl Noble. Mr. waggoner discussed • the op- •ation of telephone work and re- iewed recent progresses and trends i regard to telephone development. Much of the discussion was cen- tred about a review of the use of 2lays in telephone work. Mr. Wagoner pointed out that the, present •elcphone was almost entirely dep- :ulent upon the relay. He explain:l briefly Die dial system and the I'ossbar dial system, now in the xperimental stages, which would nable telephone customers to dial umbers in other towns without ntting Ihe call through by an perator, was also described briefly. Mr. Waggoner is scheduled to ddress the Rotary- club tomorrow. At the business meeting ye-sterday Darren S'.vaner was inducted as a ran.sfer member. Guests included T. L. H. Moore, of Kennett, a for- ler member. Dr. J. K. Beaslcy, first vicc-pr«st- lent. presided in the absence of 'resident C. M. Kmart. SPILLWAY Continued from Page I were bein*: sheltered at the old Maiden Air Base, southwest of here. Still others packed Into tent cities. '•arm 'Bureau Seeks Membership of 700 n BlytheyilleArea The Mississippi County Farm Bu- eau will seek a 7(K)-memhcrship joal in Blytheville rather than the 0-member goal reported erroneously in the Tuesday edition of the Courier News. In tile same article it was reported that 10 members attended a barbeque dinner at the Charles Rose plantation at Roseland for the kicV:- >ff meeting on Monday night, this hould have been 100 members. Of the 100 attending the kickoff neeling afc the Rose plantation 21 vere from the Maniia-Leachvillc rcn. and walked the mile-long rait- 'ond bridge across Big Lake in or- icr to attend. They \vere met at he edge of the lake by Farm Bu•eau Members from this side and taken to the meeting. Campaign activities In Blytheville viil start late this week. Mlssco Situation Improves Investigation of the danger tram flood waters inside the Mississippi River levee at Tomato still was under way today but preliminary re- |x>rt-s yesterday to the Chickusnw- ba Chapter, American Red Cross, indicated that there apparently is no need for assistance at this time. Arthur Vance of Armorcl made the preliminary report to C. G. Redman, chairman of the chapter's disaster committee. He did not get to inspect the area yesterday because he missed making contact with residents of the area who were scheduled to meet him at the levee and take htm by boat to Tomato. Representative.* of the Red Cross were scheduled to make a further investigation of the area today, Mr. Redman this morning reported that the water level on Big Lake was slightly lower than yesterday The reading at 'the lower end ol (he lake was 18.69 feet, a decline of lour-hundredllis of. one ioot in 2- hnnrs. It also was announced ^hat the stages on drainage ditches in the Kcnnclt, Mo.,'area, which empty into Bit; "Lake, averaged about i -Oiirth of one foot lower this morn :ng. Additional" rain fell in the watershed yesterday to further ag gravate the high water situation. Horticulturist Confers With Extension Workers Earl Allen, extension horticultur- t, was in Mississippi County today confering with extension serv- ce employees and persons interested In producing more healthy plants for commercial or garden use. Keith J. Bilbrey, county agen said that along with field visit' and individual appointments, the extension staff in Blytheville woiik receive some training in order that procedure for plant improvement would be available. The conferences were to deal par-' .. , ticularly with the construction of j ° liot beds for plants. Jnion Spurns Chrysler $100 *ension Offer DETROIT, Jai. 18—(/P)—The CIO United Auto Workers, rejecting Chrysler's $l(XM-month pension of- er, handed :he corporation a even-day slrite notice today. ( The ultimatun was handed the ompaiiy at [hi start of regularly chelulcd negotations today. There was 10 immediate comment from the company. Norman MaHiews, (JAW Chrys- er director, said the union considered Chrysler'i pension offer, ma 'e ate yesterday, "unsound and inadequate," Total bencfls in the offer a- nount to only about five cents per hour, Matthevs said. In a recent lenslon agreement between , the UAW and F>rd Motor Company union gains were estimated at 10 cents an hair. Chrysler las declined to set any figure on tie cost of its offer. HOLD-UP Continued from Ptge I Police Supt. Edward W. Fallon told his men: "Don't stop until you find'these men. I want every available detective to work on this case." The gunmen—in a 20-mIuute precision raid—snatched the money Livestock* Coast Guard to Ihe Rescue LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 18. IAP) — Five Coast Guard cutters were op crating in Cross County today Hood • waters forced families tc leave their homes near Wynne. The Red Cross in Little Rock sale the Coast Guard units mos'ed inU the area late yesterday when prl vate craft could not cope with th situation. An estimated COO fami ie.s are being cared for by Red Cros. disaster units In Eastern Arkansas . Units from Memphis also besa: evacuation of stranded lamilies in | Lee County which is bordered by . both the Mississippi and St. Fran- | els rivers. The Red Cross said some ' 28.000 acres of rich delta farm land is under water in Lee County near Mai'ianna. The Ouachita River went on stand early today at Cumclen at 38.10 feet. Near Paragould, where the St. Francis has already cracked the levee in two places, the situation was re|K>rtc<] "about the same." General 'Hap' Arnold Makes His Last Flight WASHINGTON, Jan. 18. M>i _ General of /he Air Forces Henry II (Hap) Arnold made his last, long flight today, across the continent for burial among the military deac in Arlington National Cemetery. The wartime commander of the United States Army Air Forces diec Sunday of n heart attack at hi; Soniona, Calif., ranch home. Secretary of Defense Johnson made plans to head a delegation ol officials gathered at the military terminal of national airport for arrival of the USAF plane carrying the body. Among them were Air Secretary W. Stuart Symington; Air Chief of Staff Gen. Hoyt S. VaudeiiberB NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111., Jan. 18—Wi—USDA)— Hogs 11.000; market active, steady to 25 higher than average Tuesday; advance mostly on weights over 220 Ibs and sows; bulk good and choice 180240 Ibs 1G.OO-50; largely 16.35 down; top 16.50; 250-300 Ibs 14.50-15.15; few 310 Ubs to 325 Ibs H.00-25; 140170 Ibs 14.50-16.00; few 1625; 100130 Ib pies 12.50-14.25; good cows 400 Ibs down 13.00-50; few 13.75; heavier soivs 11.25-12.75; stags 8.5010.50. Cattle 2500; calves 650; medium fleshed steers 21.00-24-00; medium and good light weight heifers and mixed yearlings 21.00-25.00; common and medium cows largely 15.0016.50; canncrs and cutters 12.00- 1S.OO. from an open vault In the sprawling waterfront garage of Brink's Inc., after gagging and trussing five employes last night. Along with the million in cash the gangsters grabbed $500,000 in checks. Cruiser cars raced through the city and outlying districts durlns the night running down a number of tips that proved worthless. Shortly after the holdup, police chased at brtak-neclc speed a five- passenger black Cadillac sedan thought to be the getaway car. They lost it in the city's West Roxbury district. Police believed the car, bearing stolen registration plates, headed for Providence, R. I. The plates (Mass. 156,533) were stolen in Boston last week, police said. Used Master Key "It's very obvious," Fallen said, "that these men used a master key to open all those doors." The gun- I men went through six locked doorj ! I before reaching the vault where I they cowed five employes. Eleven men were taken to headquarters for questioning. No charges were placed against them. i Shotgun-armed squadmen roared' L into Foxboro, a town between Bos- :l ton and Providence, on a tip that I four men wearing peajackets hnd I entered a house there. The tip was •' worthless. "Tills job was definitely pulled by somebody who knew every Inch of the •company's layout," Fallen told reporters. Descriptions given by witnesses : varied. The best indicated that all were about five feet, nine inches, . weighing approximately iso pounds. | Parathion, a new insecticide, Is • so dangerous to man that It is il not recommended for general vf Gen Omar Bradley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Admiral Forrest P. Sherman, Chief of Naval Operations. Testimony Presented In Breach of Contract Case in Circuit Court Officers Are Exonerated In Shooting of Recluse LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 18. (AP) — Officers nre iiot being hc!cl legally at fault for fatal .shooting of an elderly recluse in the recent hunt for escaped Arkansas convicts. The Puloski County Grand Jury yesterday investigated the death of Lee Burge.ss, 63, and returned a nn- true bill. The pai'lly-crippled Burgf.v wns killed at liis home near North Little Rock in an exchange ol shuts with i\ jiosse Jan, 2. Officers believed nne or more of 'he convicts, \vlio escaped from Tucker Prison Farm DPC. 31 ami later were caught, to be in Burgees' Testimony was presented before a jury in Circuit Court this morning in a civil action in which William H. Huts on is seeking damage of SoOG from Edwin R. Stewart Tor breach of contract for employment. Mr- Stewart is an aviator. A decision is exacted Jater today. •KtrfRC Jial B. Harrison Is presiil- ing over the court sessions ivliich opened II-ETC yesterday. A jury returned a verdict for the defendant yesterday afternoon in a suit involving an automobile-truck accident on U. S- Highway 61 several months ago. Dec Bunch and others as owners of a damaged Jeep brought suit against D. Caiiale Co., owner of the truck involved in the accident n-ear'tlie viaduct nt Yarbro. Americans eat about 4.2 pounds of .spinach, farm weight, per capita In a year. house. Tlicy said that when they called out for a surrender, shots were fired from inside the house and that they returned the five. t cancelled plans to leave for Joncs- for pi'ORress mndc I iinro iinmrdiatelv following his ad- as a result of its Cnnununilv I>-; dress and remained in Osceola ov- vplopmetif Clinics held in the fall ! ernisht. of 1348. Among Ihe results of these I Up -,v.is introduced bv .lames clinir-s he cited Ihe city's enlarged ! Hvitl. Osrcola attorney! Arthur and extended sewer system, rreclioni B.iwni. president of the Osceola of Us oiromarnnrme plant, building I chamber of Commerce, \vns master of an alfalfa mil!, installation of a 1 of ceremonies. Mr. Bowcn outlined radio station, con',1 ruction of I he'plans tor a second series of Corn- Mississippi County Library Build- j nv nilv Dnvrlopmrut Clinics to he ing and the expansion prn|;rams l held next. Tuesday and Wednesday CABIN With the genuine sour mash flavor Oiat has made Cabin Still an old-lime Kentucky favorite for lialf a century. ALL KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURB ON WHISKET LIE. KEKTUCKY WEHAVE6RAND PARTY-UNE NEIGHBORS! "\Vlien 1 find llic line in , hang up gcutly ... and wait a fe\v nmniles bcfovc trying a^uin. Nrar- ly always llio olhrr folks finish llieir conversation quickly. And, I do flic same for ilium." KEROSENE and FUEL OIL G.O.PoetzOilCo. Phone 2089 JANUARY 18 One Big Show Only TONIGHT 8 P M IN PERSON The Sensational M-G-M Recording Star ANK WILLIAMS* Singing His Latest Record Hits "Lovesick Blues" • "Wedding Bells" "My Bucket's Got a Hole in It" And Many Others — You'll Love Them! CURLY WILLAMS and His Great Columbia Recording Bund GEORGIA PEACH PICKERS DRIFTING COWBOYS AND MANY OTHERS apparel at choose your MEAD'S tOW ADMISSION ADULTS $1.00 CHILDREN 50c (Under 12) Tax Included BOX OFFICE OPENS 6 P. 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