The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 20, 1950 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 20, 1950
Page 7
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 20, 1550 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Sheriffs Back Home for Aged Arkansas Officers Also Advocate Law On Habitual Criminals HOT SPRINGS. Ark., Jan. 20. — (lft— The Arkansas Sheriffs' Asso- cltation yesterday gave Its .support to a proposed state nome for the aged. The association adopted a resolution to that effect at Its annual convention here. Governor McMath this week appointed a committee to investigate ^hc possibility of converting the prc- ^ent Confederate Home near Ijittle Rock into a state home for the aged The resolution did not mention the McMath proixjsal. The association also adopted a resolution pledging a continued effort to have an habitual crimina law passed in Arkansas. Under suer. a law criminals convicted of felonies R specified number of times would automatically be subject t< life imprisonment. Another resolution praised the ef forts of all organizations seeking "legal means" for more effectively dealing with sex crimes and se: criminals. Brown Is Elected Garland County Sheriff 1. G Brown was elected president of th association to succeed Monroe Sher iff II. K. McKerale. Other new officers: Crlttcnde. Sherilt Cecil Goodwill, first vice president; Sebastian Sheriff Pren tic Maddux, second vice-president . Union Sheriff O. E. Bishop, tlilr \ vice-president. Former Sheriff How ar.t Clayton of Desna County wa re-elected secretary-treasurer. Maddux touched off a discussio of procedure In receiving pattern at the State Hospital during whic several sheriffs criticized what the said were long waits and rctusa to take patients after certain hour. Upshot was that the exccutiv committee was instructed to discu? the matter with hospital offlcia to see if admittance procedure coul be speeded up. ^ Attorney General Ike Murry di< fl^?usscd recent opinions of Ills offlc "^dealing with problems of peace o: ficers. optist Church n Leochville "o Be Dedicated Membership of the First Bnptlst hurch In Lcachville will officially edicatc their new sanctuary nt 1 a.m. services Sunday, the Hev. . W. Pierce, pastor, said yesterday Sunday morning's services will be le first to be h<?ld in the auUi- orluni ot the new church, tho Ucv. lr. fierce .said. The church was ompleted only r-econt!y. Far the past several months scr ices hnve been held in the dining oom of the educational building, he Rev. Mr. pierce said- Missouri Burglars Get Big Cash Register But Less Than $7 in Coins SPRINGFIELD, Mo.. Jan. 20 Ifl't— The nation's attention is focused on Boston's $1,500.000 robbery—and now here's the other extreme. Burglars entered Renzie Mayfictd's grocery store here Wednesday night They broke open the door and lugged away a 100-pound cash register. Mayfield said the register contained le.^s than $1 in -pennies. •4CC to Consider Loss / Foreign Markets MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. 20. (;IV Karly arrivals here already hnvi eltlcd down to work on the nroli ems that will confront the 11-suiu 12th annual mcctine oi the Nationa Cotton Council. Some 1,000 delegates are cxpectei lere fore the opening session Mon day. And various council commit tees will meet Saturday—two day jefore the general session—to ma| their reports. One of (he questions expected t come before the cour.cil is how th cotton industry will fare utter II end of the Marshall Plan. Mono from ECA coffers bought much _ the cotlon sold in foreign market in prut years. And council lender think the end of EGA is in sight. Administrator for FHA Endorses Gathings Bill WASHINGTON. Jan. 20. IAP1 — Dillard Lasseter. farmers home ad ministrator, yesterday endorsed leg islntlon designed to return government-held mineral rights to more than 22,000 farmers. The bill, already passed by the House, would set up machinery to return the mineral rights retained by the government in selling some 2.000.0CO acres obtained largely through Farm Resettlement Adminis tration's operations. The Agriculture Department retained a half or three fourths of the mineral rights in all land.s sold. In 19-16 Congress passed a la\v providing that full mineral rights should go to purchasers of land. However, no provision was made to return mineral rights to previous purchasers. The bill provides that a land owner may negotiate with the iiov- ernment for return of his land rights- If, however, the mineral rights have value, the government may demand a higher price than the nominal SI. The bill hn.s l>een endorsed by Rens. Gathines (D-Ark) and Christopher (D-Mo). NEW OFKICEKS AT JU'T.L— Pictured arc the Kiwunli officers who will direct the Dell Klwanls Clulj during its second year. They arc: (scaled, left to rlglil) B. B. Crawford, vice-president; John M. Stevens, Jr president; and O. E. HunnlcuU, secretary-treasurer. Standing arc tlio board of directors, ucli lo right 1 Olei Cook, Mcrrell Osborne, A. E. Caldwcll, E. H. I'rcwctt, Bob Henderson and Charles Kcnnett. One dlrcctoi lister Gitl, is not shown. V/estbrook Pegler Faces Hew Lawsuit NEW YORK. Jan. 20 (fl'j—Qucn- tin Reynolds, foreign correspondent and author, yesterday filed a $500.000, libel suit against Columnist Westbrook I'cgler. Reynolds based Ms suit on Peg- ci's column of last Nov. 29, which criticised Reynolds' review of a bio- grajihy of the lute ittywnocl Broun. Named as defendants along with Pegler \\ere King Features SuntH-. fate, Inc., and Hearst Consolidated Publications,, Inc. In another libfl action, Pegler and his co-defendants are being sue by Columnist Drew Pearson fo a total 'of $1,200,000. Both suits arc in the New Vor State Supreme Court. Contrary to popular belief, fermcmcd rolfee grounds are no a '^rlilizer. cgislator Challenges roposed fund Transfer U'IT1,E UOCK, J»n. 20 MV-Snl- ie County Hep. James A Glpson cstcrday challenged legality of pro- osed transfer of funds from the ovcrnor's emergency fund to the •laic Police. Governor McMalh has under con- kleratlon tv request by State Police Director Herman Ui^dsey for Irnns- fr of «55.0<X> for employment of on luldltionul state policemen. Gllison said the recent supreme ourt ruling hi his cash funds suit leld that the number of state employes and their salaries nuisl )C fisfd by the legislature. He salt] ic would contest hiring addilloiuV nen through the governor's emergency fund, Advertising Linage In J949 Tops '48 Totat NEW YORK, Jan. 20 M'j—Na tiouiil newspaper advcrtlslUK linag flowed an increase in 1949 for th fifth consecutive year. blunge last year was 148 pe cent R«ater thnn In 1948, nccordin to a report prepared for the publl cation "Advertising Agency Maga zinc" by Media Records, inc. The survey showed new passeng <T automobile advertising played WK part in a December Increa." of two per cent over the last monl of 1948. BesMCnown home remedy to reUera mlseilw of ch'lld'a cold MM ON wstut Iger Hiss' Counsel 'its Lack ot Evidence NEW YORK, Jan. 20—(/!')—Coim- 1 for Alger Hiss today told a fcd- ral court Jury "there is no corro- orallve evidence" to support the diriment charging the former high ate Department official with pcr- iry. "This Is not an ordinary criminal raced lire," asserted Claude B. ross, chief defense attorney, as began his summation lu the econd perjury trial of Hiss. "It is an indictment for perjury, •hlch requires more proof tlian i an ordinary crime." Aluminum Association Headed by Virginian NEW YORK, Jan. 20 tjPt— R. s. Reynolds, Jr., president of Reynolds Metals Co., Richmond, Va., has been lectcd president of the Aluminum Association, The association's member companies account for all the primary aluminum production in this coun- ry and about 85 per cent of alum- hum semi-fabricated products. Utility to Sell Bonds LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 20—W)— Arkansas power and Light Company ins been authorized by the Arkansa 'ubllc Service commission (o scl .4,000,000 in common stock. The entire Issue—320.000 share it $12.50 a share—will be purchase: by Mid-South Utilities. Inc., of New Ycyk. The sale will be used lo flnanc expansion and Improvements. 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Clyde 13yrd. secretary-manager o 1 fche show association, yesterday rc- "ported to the directors that despite the delays, there is still hope that the roof and flooring of the SI,- QOO.OOO structure will be completed in time for the 1950 show. The directors authorized him to seek authority from the 19.11 legislature to issu? revenue bonds for outer walls, heating, lighting and offices for the structure. Byrd also reported that despite five days of rain, the snow, which was extended two days last y*ar, lost only $10.000. Receipts were 5107,216 and expenses $117,521. Russians Commission Battleship at Leningrad STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Jnn. 20— (tVt —Private sources said today the Russians have completed construction on their newest battleship, the Sovietski Soyuz, and have commissioned her at Leningrad ns a flagship of the Soviet Navy. The Sovietskl Soyuz Is one of three powerful 35.000-ton battlewagons said to have been near completion recently. The ships are reported equlpt>ed to fire raclio- controlled torpedoes. Up to now the L Soviet Union's only known battlc- ' ships were the 23.622-ton Ginllo Cesare, obtained from Italy under the peace trfaty, and the 23.BOC- ton Sevastopol and Oktyabraskaya Revolutsla. IN THE rincuiT COURT FOR THK ('••TKASAWKA IIISTRICT OF JJ1SSISS11T! COURT, AH KANSAS N. F. LOONEY, PHI. vs. No. 4293 THE E. O. BULMAN KPO., CO., INC. AND STANLEY FLORA, AGENT, Dfls ivAUNiNc. ORI>I:R The defendants The K. O Bulmnri Mfg. Co., inc. and Stanley. Flora, <i!:eut, are hereby warned to appear in this court within thirty days and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, N. P. Looney. arid upon their Failure no to do, sail! complaint will be taken a.s confessed. my hand as clerk of tile Circnil Court of Mississippi County, Chickasawba Di'trict, Arkunsas, and the seal of said court, this 5 day of Jar.uary, 1950. Harvey Morris. 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