The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 27, 1950 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 27, 1950
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FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 1950 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Huge Iron Ore Supply Is Found Mountain of Nearly 'Pure' Metal Cfimax Of Long U.S. Search By Sam Diiwson NEW YORK, Jan. 27—WV-A five-year American search for Iron ore wivs climaxed yesterday with lews of s. rlcli strike overseas. It may allay the bogey of what would happen* if another war ate into the nation's own fast dwlncll- taB, ' Kpi PAGE RIVE Gen. MacArthur Observes His 70th Birthday TOKYO, Jan. 27. M'j — Genera) MacArtrnir, the man who has ruled Japan since the Rising Sun set more than four years ago. was 70 years old yesterday, Physically well and • mentally CARUTHERSVILLE NEWS By Joan Douglass although still extensive.' ore rees- And it turns a heavier spotlight on the Atlantic seaboard as the favored home of future steel mills. Goadert hy this hogey.' thousands of American engineers have tramped over the lands twrdering the South and North Atlantics. They have (omul new deposits in Lrtwa- dor and in Liberia. Today they report finding "the largest and richest iron ore deposit in lhe history of the world." The united Stales Steel Corporation has staked claim to a rnoun- tsin ot iron "ot almost theoretical maximum purity" in the interior of oil-rich Venezuela. Mining engineers estimate the mountain has one and a quarter billion Ions of high grade natural iron ore reserves still left in the take Superior region. Has Others The nation also has Bethlehem Steel's Vcnezoelan Iron deposits, and others found in Labrador, to fall back upon. And the slcel industry plans to develop expensive concentration plants to grind nml separate the low-grade taconitc ores in the Superior region. The rich new strike, together with the others, means thai the nation's available sources of iron and steel have been extended many years Into tne future. Not only are iron and steel thc sinews of" the nation's peacetime ,5 growth, they are also hie necessity ils defense. In the last war we one half billion tons of Iron fife". We would need at least that rrmch more near at hand if the next one breaks. That is why the defense chiefs want to piece out the Lake Superior sources as long as they can. "Big Steel's" discovery also means that Venezuela has become, doubly important to American foreign policy—for ore as well as oil. The defense of the Caribbean becomes just that much more essential. tough, the supreme Allied occupation commander talkert a little about his increasingly difficult job —but not for publication. His -lews are pretty well known on the rising Red title in Asia, peace for japan, the Importance of Formosa in the U. S. I'acific defense line. It Is also known he does not think war is Imminent. He is known to regard modern war as so nearly all-destructive that any future conflict might prostrate participants. But yesterday you would hardly have known lie had any thing, on his mind but a birthday. There was little ceremony or fanfare. \ There were congratulations of course. From his son antl wife, from officers who have followed him through hot and cold war, from many frknds in many lands and frojn Sir Alvary Gaseiogne of the British mission here who brought greetings from Tokyo's diplomatic missions. The general, tall and thin and working e^ery other day, briskly stepped from behind his huge uncluttered desk to greet a long line of wellwishcrs. Extension Council Meets A meeting of the Pemlscot County council of Home Economics Extension Clubs was held in the Circuit Court room In Caruthers- vllle on Monday afternoon. There were 48 memlxjrs present, representing n of the 19 clubs in the county. In the absence of Mrs. Charles U. Amuuigey. Mr, Amburgcy, who organized the first Home Economics club In Pemlscot County uiicl who has contributed, generously of his lime nnd energy throughout the years, will leave the Pcuiiscot County Extension stuff* Jim. 31. I'.T.A. Has Mretinir About 150 members of the Parent-Teachers Association calliert'd Robertson, retiring president of the,!,, tllc basclllclll ot thc county Council, the meeting was church Friday afternoon nnlKliliitnrJ !i.. ** i-o TVinllllfl IT rV]t,_ ., . - - . _ Girl's Christmas Prayer For Her Mother's Return To be Answered Today OSKALOOSE, la., Jan. 27. <R*l — Ton-year-old Linda Joyce Shafer is looking toward today with eagerness. Thc big day is expected to bring the answer to Linda's Christmas pr?ycr—her mother. The mother has been gone since she lelt to look for work five years ago following the death of her husband. Unda and her brother Hobby, now 9, have made their home with Mrs. Osa Shafer, their grandmother. Last Christmas time wide publicity was given the letter to Santa in which Linda said she wanted "my mama for Christmas." This week the mother, now Mrs. Thclma G. Thomas, telephoned from Odessa, Tex., that she had jnst learned—through a clipping sent by a TCX.HS friend—of Linda's appeal. Mrs. Thomas said she hoped to arrive today. conducted by Mrs. Thclma II. Davidson, ivho is the county home | tvgent. '< In an impressive candlelight installation service, the following officers for the coming year were installed: president. Mrs. Dick Wilson, Portageville; vice-president, Mrs. Frauds Smalley, route i; Hayti; secretary - treasurer, Mrs; Henry Perdue, Bragg City; reporter, Mrs. Dewoy White, IJraEB City: song and giuncs, Mrs. Bernard Brockett; reading chairman, Mrs. Jackson Foster, route 2, Portageville; child development chairman, Mrs. H. A. Fanis, Steele; home and community chairman, Mrs. L,. D. Grishain, CaruthersviUe. The year books for 1950 were given out and tentative plans for carrying out the 1950 program of i work in Pemiscot .County were discussed and formulated. Announcement was made concerning a scries of counlywute leaders training meetings for bolh Home Economics nnd 4-11 Clubs. These meetings will be held with a specialist from the University of Missouri Agriculture Extension staff, assisted by Mr.- Davidson. The first of Ihcse training meetings will be held by Miss Anita Dickson, stale extension agent, in CaruthersviUe on Jan. 26(h at 2 pm. This meeting will be for all leaders in every Home Economics Club in Ihc county. With all Home Economics Clubs in Pemiscot County serving as co- hostescs, the county council planned an afternoon tea In the pres- .. - to hold their regular monthly meeting. The program for (he afternoon, entilli'd "International Relations," was presented by Mrs. C. D. Martin of Slei-le. Mrs. Martin gave a on her trip to Hie South American countries and to Mexico. She sjxjke of thc customs, manners and dress of Ihc people of the countries and di.seus.secl and explained the friendly efforts made to cement peaceful relations be- Uveen thc Americas. At the close oi her (alk she exhibited souvcnters and curios from the countries! Special music was presented fry Virginia Ann While, pianist, who is a sixth grade student. A routine business meeting was comluctfd. and lhe members made plans for their Founders Day program, to ' 2 held at the February meeling. byterian Church In 'CaruthersviUe Attendance awards went to Mrs, Herbert Loyd. second grade homeroom, and Mrs. Garnet Hall, who has a fourth grade homeroom. Mrfhoilisl Circles Meet Circle Two of the Wesleyan Guild mcl Monday evening In Parlor A of the Methodist Church. Miss' Frances Neely a n (I Mrs. Liston : Neely served as co-hostesses. i A regular business session was j carried on. During the meetim; I lhe group discussed and planned ! projects to make money for the • "Eeautlfication nnd Utilization" program of the church. Thc president presented the schedule of meetings to the members and the ladies voted to hnkl future meetings In the church. Games were The hostesses served canapes and 1 co)d drinks. Circle one of the Wesleyan Guild met Thursday evening at the home of Mrs, Robert Wilks. Twenty-one members attended. The devotional was conducted by Mrs. Barney lilackard. Mrs. Melvin Trfllnor was In charge of the program, "The Whole of Love Is My Answer." The hostess, assisted by Mrs, Hubert Wilson, served refreshments of date pudding lopped with whipped cream and coffee. Mr. ami Mrs. Crow Knft-rlaln Wednesday's social calendar In- clmU'd n small dinner party at which Mr. and Mrs. Charles Craw were host and hostess at their homo at 6:30 o'clock. Guests M-ere .seated at the dining table which had an artistic arrangement for its centerpiece Seated with Mr. and Mrs. Crow wore Mr. and Mrs. Jaiucs Camp of Haytl, Mr. and Mrs. Derm Vick and Mr. and Mrs, Pawl llookont. Kiilrrlalns Wllli Slumber I'arly Miss PhylU enter-' taincd seven of her friends with a slumber party at her home Saturday evening. The girls enjoyed an evening playing rooy; and a midnight luiu-h- eon was served, consisting of sandwiches, cake and cold drinks. Those attending included Misses Sandra ttaetsch, Patricia Elkins, Carclyn lookout, Sue Caller, Wuncla Barnes, Rebecca Dodd and Mary Parkhvon. with a surprise birthday party complimenting Mrs, Ruth Clcvldentc at thc Perry home last week. Eleven friends were present. Those attending presented the honorce with a set of crystal. The evening was spent In cards. Mrs. Bi'.ssie Dims received high score, txnv went to Mr.s. Lena Bradford and Mis. Kutli cleviciencc rookord. Mr.s. Perry served cuke nnd coiiec to the giie-sU. B. ami )'. \V. Club Metis Twenty-six members and guc.sts of the Business and Professional Women's Club were enU'ilnincd Ttu-.s- d'.ty evening at the home of Mrn. Hush A. TislaiU. MLss Swan N:\ylor uns co-hostess. Mrs, Haye sb'oud. education chuirmun, was In charge of thc program, "Opportunities Unlimited for Suit-hue Ihusine.s.s." Mrs. Stroud the theme along the lines and coffee. Seino Club lljs Meeting Mrs. John White, o&slstod by Mrs. Cart ]iii,sk)n, entertained for thc members of the Thursday evening Scrno Club at the White home. There were 27 members and one guest, Mrs. Gerard Calihan, 'eal, who Is permanent chairman of the. Marcji of Dimes in this section, presented a program on that subject. A routine .session wn.s conducted nnd the members decided to take even larger part la raising funds for the polio drive. The served refreshments of unscl food cake with whipped cream antl cocoanut and coffee. lEr.slrlctrd Production A small arcu on the North Am- ciictm etmlimiit, whirh includes northi'i'ii and eastern Untied Slates nnd ncigliliurhix southeaslcin Canada, Is (he only region In thc world that a hobby mn;ht hi;, and oftei i.s 1 turned into sideline jol>s. Mrs, Stroud nutdo a survey of all which produces maple (he hobbles of the member.^ and each one present brought an example of her work. Kxhibits ot htvnil win I hooked rti[;s, knitting, cntbroitlen samplers, painting, leather work and Indoor plants were displayed Mr.s. Stroud was assisted by Mrs Clilf Smith. A brief routine business meeting was conducted. Thc club voted donations to thc polio drive imd to the Girl Scout fluid raising cam paisn. Mrs. Ti.studl and Miss Naylor sir Vfoman Finds Romance "n Digging Ditches; She is Engaged to Boss CHICAGO. JJan. 27. M'j—A young wither who milt v, p ork in an office because tt made her ill hasn't had u sick day since she took a man- ii/.od Job. Mrs. Mnrgurct Pallas, 22, digs .sewer ditches, mixes cement, and lugs tile piping eight hours a day. The outdoor Job pays $10 « day. What's more, she's found romanc* in it, she's figuring on marrying her lx>ss, Donald Buss, 31, a contractor. He said he's pleased with her work, her cooking, and with tier. Wearing overalls, a man's denim work shirt, a short sport EtxA and. giiln.'ihcs, she swings ft pick with a vigor vouching for her vitality. At noon she uses a pltimber'6 blow torch nnd a skillet and whips up a. hot lunch of fried jxHatoes, pork chops, coffee mid pie. Mrs. Pallas began digging ditches in September. Fetal at Illrlliday I'arly Mr.s. James Perry entertained ved date rolls with whipped cream complimenting Mr. and Mrs. M, enjoyed during the social hour. In England It's the Chemist Shop In France It's the Apothecary Shop In Blytheville It's BARNEY'S For Expert P res?; ri pi-son Service You Oin'l Kirn WOOD WORK MACHINE WORK Harrison Man Retained On Deaf School Board LITTLE HOCK. Jan. 27. Wl— Former .State Senator Roy Milmn, Harrison, has been reappointed to a five-year term as member of thc Board of Trustees of the Arkansas Schools for the Blind and Deaf. He has been a member of the board since 1927. At a meeting of the board here Wednesday, T^onnie Lipe, Eudorft, ^yt elected chairman to succeed THRum who has served as chairman during the last year. Gordon Wilson, Little Rock, was elected vie* chairman ,and Roy Bosson, Uttlc Rock, re-elected secretary. BLYTHEVILLE'S ONLY WHtTt THEATftF I.nsl Day 2 Mils Joel McCrea in "FOUR FACES WEST" Also Comedy Co-Hit Ginger Rogers in "IT HAD TO BE YOU' _ Also Super Scrhil Chap. Two— "Federal Agents YS. Underworld" Color Cartoon • Sal. Only *Tl!ig Hils Phis Kig Western Hit I »iH> FTfcjH|lh«na/ JIMMY M| M.SO, "BRiCK BRADFORD" Color Cartoon^ Senator Wants U. 3. To Keep Barge Lines WASHINGTON, Jnn. 27. (A 1 )— Senator Long (D-La) today urged President Trumnn to resist niiy move lor abandonment nf the government-owned federal biirgc lines. The senator, culling at the White House, told reporters he also asked full support for n proposal to spend several million dollars in modernizing tile waterways equipment. Mr. Truman asked $3,000,000 for that purpose in his annual budget. NEW Bo* Opens Week Days 1:90 p.m. Matinee Saturday A Sundays Mat.-Sun. I p.m. Cent. Showing Manila, Ark. Friday "RIDERS OF THE WHISTLING PINES" wilh Gent Autiy Also Shorts Saturday "SOMBRERO KID' wilh Don "Kcd" Birry Also Shnrfa Sunday & Monday "CALAMITY JANE AND SAM BASS" wilh Vvomie I)e Carlo anrt llnward I>uff Also Shorts RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Friday & Saturday "RIDERS OF THE DUSK" wilh Whip Wilson Cartoon and Serial Saltirday Owl Show "ARCTIC FURY" wilh Del Canhr* and Eva Miller Also Cartmn Introducing a Great Sunday. Monday & Tuesday "HOLIDAY AFFAIR" with Robert Mltchvm Wendell Cor;, knrf Janet Warnrr News X Short ADVANCE-DESIGN TRUCKS It's the most powerful truck engine In Chevrolet history! And it's here now to give you a new high in on-the-job performance for your 1950 hauling. This greal Load-Master Vaive-in-Head Engine with 105 horsepower enables you lo speed up hcavy- duly schedules—complete more deliveries in less time. And for light- and f medium-duty hauling, Chevrolet's famed Thrift-Master Engine also delivers more power with improved performance! Come in and look over those new Chevrolet Trucks in the light of your own hauling needs. Sea oil the important improvements for W50. See how Chevrolet offers just Ihe modal you want—wilh mora power and greater value than ever! 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