The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 26, 1950 · Page 9
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 2«, 1950 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TAGE NINE Senators to Hear Navy Secretary Chairman Typings Agrees to Airing of Denfeld's Demotion WASHINGTON, Jan. W. W) Chairman Tydlngs (D-Md) today agreed to call Secretary o! the Navy Matthews before the Senate Armed Services Committee next week (or questioning about the ouster of Admiral Louis DenTeld as top Navy commander. Senator Knowland (R-Calif) was pressing a formal demand for Mat thews' appearance when Tydlngs broke in: _j±That won't be necessary^ (Boater the chairman promised to ' do nil in my power" to have Ih4 Navy secretary appear "next Mon day or Tuesday" at a closed sessior of the committee. Prior to the committee meeting today Knowland and other Republl cans claimed enough Demofrstt support to force the session with Secretary Matthews. Tydings ha. opposed it. Knowland and other Republicans including Senator McCarthy (R Wisl, have been sharply criticisln Matthews for his testimony tha Admiral Denfeld never was Is a commission for a second two-yea terms as chief of naval operation McCarthy had gone as far i Senate floor speeches as suegestin impeachment of the Navy sccretar Knowland's demand today wa for the secretary to "clear up th testimony previously given." Ibituaries Osceola Rotary Club to Presen Lecture Series The Osceola Rotary club sponsor a scries or four lectures o international relations by men n garderf as experts in the field i \vorld affairs, Lloyd Godley, pres dent of the club, announced toda fclie first lecture will be pre ntert at 7:30 p.m. R n. 31 In. th auditorium of the Mississippi Com ty Li brary i n Osceol a by Cou de Riencourt, a native of Orlean France. Count cie Riencourt will speak on "Can Russia Hold Asia?" Mr. Godley .said the lecture scries is being sponsored by the Osceola Rotary Club for the benefit ol residents of Osceola and other communities in the country who are interested hi international affairs. The lectures are being booked through the Service Committee of Rotary international and will be presented without charge. The Count de Rcincourt, Mr. Godley said, is a graduate of the University of Algiers arid has an "excellent" record of military service during World War II. The count served with the French "underground" and! was twice arrested by the Gestapo, Mr. Godley snirl. Also scheduled to present lectures in Osceola at later dates are Gen. Bonner Fellers, who was head of Jj&chological warfare under Gen. ^Muglas MacArthur in the Pacific campaign, and Louis J. AJher, magazine writer, historian and biographer. No dates have, been set for these lectures. The fourth lecturer will be announce! later. Mr. Godley said. The lecture dates will extend through the winter and next spring, he said. OttoCummings Authority on Wild Life, Dies Otto Cummlngs. jformerly of Bly- heville ami one ol the first named | J the Arkansas Game and Pish' ommission when it was organized oo\U 26 years ago, died of a heart ilment at 0:49 a.m. today at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro. here he had been a patient since aiiuary 15. Mr. Cummiiigs, 70, was connected ith the Game and Fish Commis- LOJI as stale supervisor of game efuges at the time of his death, 'oor health for the past two or hree years had limited his work, lowever. Funeral arrangements are being lompleted by Citizens Funeral Home of West Memphis, and ser- ices will probably be sometime omorrow. Burial will be in Blythe- •ille. Mr. Cummiiigs came to Blythc- 'ille in, 1507 and was engaged in the umber business and the hardware lusiness here and at Burdette before being named to the Game and Fish Commission. During his service with the commission he wa. 1 n West Memphis for a number ol years after he was named state iupervisor of game wardens in 1927 His wife died in Blytheville in 1933. Mr. Cummuigs had made hi." liome in Jonesboro with a daughter Mrs. Rudolph Morris,-for the pasi few years. He had been suffering from a heart condition since Mai of 1947. He was a member of the Christian Church. Survivors other than Mrs. Mor ris include a brother, William Cum- miiigs of Bremerton, Wash.; a hal brother, Glenn Cummings of Bryan Tex, two sisters, Mrs. Viola Barge' of Cherry Valley, and Mrs. Lei Covington of Minorsville. Calif, two half sisters, Mrs, Grover Ben ham of Nc.ttlcf.on and Mrs. Mlldre< Beck of St. Louis;'and two grand children. 2 Circuit Court Sessions Held at Same Time Here Mrs, Margaret James Dies; Rites Tomorrow Funeral services for -Mrs. Marpare •unes, .92, will be conducted nt m. tomorrow at Cobb Chapel b IE Rev. E. C. Brown, pastor of tl Irst, Baptist Church. Mrs. Jamej? died at 3:30 a.m. to ay at her home on North Frank! treet. She made her home with on, Jesse [louse. She was bor •fay 22, 1851, at, Lexington. Tenn.. nt had been in Blytheville since 010. I Survivrrs include Je.s.se House and nother son, Robert He use of Hor- .ersville, Mo. Pallbearers will be Arch Lind.scy. Ei-by Mf-gan, D. Riv ers, Prank Jcston, Cecil 01m and Pat Johnson. Burial will be In Elmwood Ccme- ery. Organization of PTA At Gosnell Is Planned Gosnell School Supeiintenrien F. E. Lucius announced today tha parents and teachers of the schoo win meet Friday night to organizi a Parent-Teachers Association. Mr. Lucius said Mrs. Carol Wat son of Osceola will be present to ex plain the organization. The meeting will start at 7 o'clocl and will be held in the study hal of the high school building. All parents and teachers, Mr. Lu clus pointed out. arc invited to at tend the meeting. iHollywood Continued (rom Page 8 pot laughs in the wrong place during the New York water short ages. The plot hinges around ;-ob' invention to make gasoline out o water. General Federation ol Women' Clubs says the following are Hoi lyvrood's 10 best, citizens: Bin Crosby. Bob Hope, Jack Benny Irene Dunne, t/oretta Young. Skelton, ud Abbott and Ixiu Cos tello. They should have increase th« list by a couple of hundred Including Joel McCrca, Ann Blyth etc. * . * Jack Benny and Mary celebrate their 23rd wedding anniversary Their snnivers»ries will soon catching up with Jack's age ot "39. ISthiM The Timrs J Kay Kyser's publicity man, Pa' Xfosher, »ent to a Broadway nla the other night was seated ne; (o a familiar-looking fellow an finally remembered where they ha met. Paul turned to him and said "I remember you. You were dlalo director on Kyser's movie, "Caro Una Blues'. " "Right," answered the man, "an one day I quit after throwing th script al the director." "What are you doing now?" ask ed Paul, "Oh. a little movte work ar trying to produce a pla ." "I've forgotten your name," sa Paul. "Mel Ferrer," was the answer, Paul had missed "Lost Bound •ries." , —Courier News 1'hole YOUNG PUBIJSHF.RS--Sl)own diligently working on their neighborhood newsimpcr, the "Ulytlicville Bonder," are, Ueft to right) Nicky Weedman. 11, son of Air. and Mrs. Harry Wcedman; Ilouert Holt, 11, son f Mr, and Mrs. E. M. Holt; and Gabriel Simon, 13, son of Mr. and Mrs. Moses Simon. The trio began work n their publication in December and began expansion after Santa Glaus left each of them hccotgrnplis. The a)icr features free advertising, no profits, and sells for two cents a copy. Nicky and Robert arc Courier N'CWS paper boys. Sponsors Sought for 35 Boy Scouts Who Will Attend National 'Jamboree' "ielena Negro Is Held : or Thefts Fror-i Cars A 16-year-old Helena Negro is icing held in the city jaiJ here to- lay following his nrrest yesterday 11 a charge of pilfering from cnr.s. Officers saErtHhc youth was Crested yesterday after he wns seen aking an overcoat out of a crvr mrkcd near the Liberty Cash Gro- ery on Main Street. He wns appro- icndcd near Langston-McV/atens Motor Company on North Broad- vay afier a short cha.se. At the time of his arrest, the Nn- o also had in his possession two nen's jackets which lie said he took rom cars parked near tile Courier News In the 200 block on West Wal- H't. Chief of Police John Foster s hat the owner of the overcoat had been locnted but, thnt the jackets vere unclaimed. Owners may ob- ain the jackets at the police sta ion upon proper Idcntif Scat Ion. Chief Foster said. Plans are being made for approx-^ mutely 35 Hoy Scouts r* present ing Troop in North and South Mississippi County, to attend the National Boy Seoul Jamboree to be conducted late in June, it \vas announced today by Lloyd Ward of Blylheville and Dr. Joe Hughes oi Osceola, district camping and act- .vities chairmen. The activities chairmen said Application for the Scouts to be sent jy the Troops were to be made ;nior to March 1, and that they '.veri: being announced now so that sponsors for the Scouts could be obtained before then. Koth camping and activities kaders said thai sponsoring institutions, civic and service organizations in North and South Mississippi County, were eligible to sponsor Scouts for the Jamboree. They indicated that the select-Ed would be either on a point system or by election.'; conducted in individual troop meetings. They pointed out that only Second Class Scouts at least 12 years old, were eligible. The jamboree will assemble approximately 40,000 Boy Scouts from over the United States, and of the.se. 135 are due to be in the contingent from the Northeastern Arkansas Area Council. Scouts rep- res-: nt ing the North and South Mississippi County Troops will join other scouts from this area at Jonesboro on June 27, ami the 14- liuy trip \vill include nil historic ts between Jonesboro and Val- !py Forge, Pa-, just outside Philadelphia, where the Jamboree is to be conducted. tt was pointed out that this is the first Nationnt Jamboree to be conducted since 1937. Mr. Ward epresented one of the Blytheville troops at the time and lias reported to several of the troops about the Jamboree activities in connection with this year's trip. The camp site for the Jamboree will bo tlve ground occupied by George Washington in 1776 at Valley Forge. Each of the 27 troops In the two districts is expected to be represented by at least one Scout. South Koreans Seeking Additional Aid from U.S. SEOUL, Jan. '26. (A 1 )— South Korea's national assembly today voted LO send three members to the United States to urge continued American aid.' fnflatEon already hns set hi as a result of ihc recent U. S. him and good bulls 18.00-19,50; cutter and common bulls 15.50-11.00; good and choice vealer.s ^8.00-38.00; common and medium 20.00-27.00. Magnolia Man Files For Congressional Post LITTLE ROCK, Jan. 20. <VP) Vernnn Whitten, Magnolia, who un- successltilly opposed Congrcssmai Oren Harris two years ngo, toriiy again filed as candidate for the Seventh District congressional post, He filed both corrupt practices ami party loyally pledges us a candidate in the Democratic primaries next summer, and disclosed he already lias been doing some cain- A double-barreled" session of Circuit Court was held In the Court Hou.se here this morning, with two separate trlnls In the civil division under way simultaneously. Both Circuit Judges of the Second District—Judge Charles W. Ugh of Parngould und Judge £al B, Har- ri.wn of niythevllle were on hand to preside ovci* the twin-session. H came about when , Judge Harrison dlsmiullfled himself for rea sons ol record In an ejectment suit Judge LiRht took over the bench foi this case, heard in the third-Hot): courtroom of the Court House. Jurigi Harrison then convened » fiessloi in County Judge Roland Green'. office on the second Iloor to hen another case. The ejectment suit being hear, today was brought by M. R. Jnr tett ngnlnst Quhicy Mason nud dor don Wright. Damages of $250 nisi c .sought. Being heard simultaneously wn in appeal from a Municipal Com judgment in a suit on a |188.B4 not brought by the N. O. Nelson Co nfcftfnst M. D. Ttillos. Earlier Unlay, a non-suit wns en tered on motion of the dcfendai iii n damage suit brought, by Motors Insurance Corp. nnd Grover Canadti ! ngninst Phil KrniLs nnri Jesse Dlxon. j This was nn appeal from Common ' Picas Court of a $960 Judgment awarded the plaintiff In R suit vc- Miithif< from an auto accident Dec. 9, HUB. Yesterday, a Jury returned a verdict for (he defendant in a $fi.l85 damage suit brought by Chnrles V. Evans against Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Moore. Mr. Evans hud sued ns the result ol n broken leg he sMri lie suffered In n fall down FI flight of stairs In n building owned by the defendants. Oklohoman Dies As Five Trucks Figure in Crash PINK BLUFF. Ark, Jnn, 26. lift— spectacular pile-up of five large rucks killed one Oklahoma City nan and Injured another near here n Davkl Acres Subdivision. Fire Chief Roy Head snld (hat water under the floor furnace had ,iuslied It, upwatd, catching tho. iiirrounding floor afire. There was also some smoke damage. The United States Mas more thai 050.000 iires annually. uaily today, Arkansas Stale Policeman Phillip H, Gray said the dead man Is Claude Harvey, about 30, Oklahoma City, who was riding with Alex Schott, 33, also ol Oklahoma City, in a Jack White Produce Company true!:. The wrecks occurred on Higuv/ay 65 about 12 miles northeast of here, and blocked the road, southeast Arkansas' principal highway, for three hours Grny sale! three of the trucks stopped to alii another which had overturned, ami that Schott drove through the blockade of flares, hitting the t\vo rear trucks and knock- Ing one Into a third parked truck. Schott. wiio was brought to a hospital here for treatment of head Injuries, will be charged with manslaughter, the policeman said. congressional action in halting further economic uid. Water Raises furnace, Ignites Wood Flooring Fire at 10:30 a.m. today caused some damage at the residence of R. P. Kerbaugh, 2209 Blrcii Street, CABIN STILL C-/J nc'ienl oitms, xhich curled th» fifit Kentucky bourbon from farm (jbini, hiv< given wiy to mod«rn Inniportition—but — iht method ol miVmg ih'n genuine, old-time wh'ulcy itiruini unchanged. Nothing new Aas been added ALL KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKEY OLD 5 T » o r « o o r YLt SOUK MASH J.OU1SVILLE. KENTUCKY Victim of Explosion BURBANK, Calif.. Jan. 2fi. u Paul . Bncon, 10, found B burning dynamite cap in n locker room at John Burroughs High School. He |)ic'ked it up and ran to throw it jut the door—but didn't quite make H. The cnp exploded yesterday and he suffered 50 cuts on his body. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. Ill , Jan. 26. r/Pi— (USOAI— Hoes 10,5(10; active, steady to 25 higher than average Wednesday: bi'lk Rood and choice 180-240 barrows and gilts 17.00-50: top 17.50 freely for weights up to 220 Ibs: 250-270 Ib's 16,25-17.00: 260-300 Ibs 15.50-16.00; 140-170 Ibs 15.50-17.00; few 17.25; 100-130 Ibs 13.50-15.25: good and choice sows 400 Ibs down 13.75-14.25; few 1450: heavier sows 12.00-13.50; stags 8.501050. • Cattle 1801): calves 800: bulls strone to 25 higher: vealers steady to 1.00 lower the decline on top: few loads and lots medium steers 23.00-24.SO: medium anrl good heifers and mixed yearlings 2200-24.50: common and Io\v medium 18.0021.00; common and medium cows 16.00-17.00; few good 17.50; can- ncrs and cutters 13.00-16,00; nied- For Expert LAUNDRY &DRY CLEANING Call *4474 NU-WA Expert PLUMBING Service • ALL WORK GUARANTEED • Blan Heath Co. PHONE 828 HARRY MYERS in charge of - Pl.tt.MRfNG DEPARTMENT Isnt it great to PICK and CHOOSE good looking. C3 "Neatest looking thing on wheels!" folks say. And, man alive, is it wonderful to touch toe to treadle and see what stcpped-up, still higher compression Fireball valve-in- head power can do! Pretty slick, too, the way these new Buicks snuggle neatly into tight parking places— thanks to inches saved by that perfectly swell new idea in front-end design. JDut know what the sweetest news of all is about this 1950 Buick line? Mister, you can {tick and choose! With nearly a score of body types to choose from—four wheclbases—five power ratings—Coupe, Sedan, Convertible, Riviera and Estate Wagon modcis—there's a car here for just about every taste. Nor does it stop there. You can have the equipment you want, too. Get these 1950 swifties with a whole host of accessories which you specify to suit your own taste. j^\s for prices—good sir, just go look at them. They literally cover every price bracket above the very lowest. This year's Buicks range from eights tluil are priced like sixes to majestic fine cars that are the value-sensation of their field — some even cost less f>er potuitl than certain versions of the lowest priced car*. Yes, it's really a grand treat to visit a Jkiick showroom these days. You can pick and choose as you haven't been able to for years. Get quick delivery, too, on many models. Why not go see about signing up for one right away? WHATEVER YOUR PRICE RANGE Men* jroai tVICX D*«J*r tor * dunoastrxtion—Right Now I H'/tf-n Imtlrr nnniiiitilitlfn am Iniilt ItlJK'K nlll lniilil them LANGSTON-AAcWATERS BUICK Co. Walnut & Broadway Dial 555

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