The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 31, 1950 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 31, 1950
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TAGE TWELVE B1ATHKV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUKSDAY, JANUARY »1, Training Classes Planned by HDC V Gardening and Food , Project Leaders To Hear Specialist Mrs. Alva Blackmon, family food supply specialist with the state extension staff, will conduct leadership training sessions for the gardening and family food project leaders in the 13 home demonstration Clubs tomorrow. Mrs. Gertrude B. Holiman, liome demonstration agent for North Mississippi County, said that the training sessions would begin at 1:15 pjn. tomorrow. After leaders of both projects meet together, they will meet separately with Keith Bllbrcy, county agent, conducting the session on gardening, while Mrs. Blackinon conducts of the training for family food project leaders. Project chairmen scheduled to participate In (lie training Include: . Gardening: Mrs, C. A. Vincent, Armorel; Mrs, Leonard Phillips, of Blackwater, Mrs. T. A. Neal of Box Elder, Mrs. Tom Lane ol Boynton, Mrs. P. S. Parker of Dogwood, Mrs. Klva I>e.Iarnelte of Fairview, Mrs. lyerson Morris of Flat Lake, Mrs. Lee Roberts of Leachville, Mrs. Tom BriUain of Lone Oak, Mrs. Raydo Veach of Lost Cane, Mrs. Cicero Adams of Rocky, Mrs. IjUla Williams of shady Grove, and Mrs. Robert Thompson and Mis. Zoa Thompson of Yarbro. Food preservation: Mrs. W. T. Metgzer, of Armorel, Mrs. W. E. PhilhoiiM of BOX Elder, Mrs. \V. I* Looneyof Boyiiton, Mrs. p. B. Jarrett of Dogwood, Mrs. Nor/nan Bailey of Fairvlew, Mrs. E. C. Thompson o! Plat Lake, Mrs. Arch Pierce of Ijfachville, Mrs. J. O, Huey of Lone Oak, Mrs. John Stattler of Jjost Cane, Mrs. L. E. Smothers of Rocky, Mrs. Artemus Holt of Shady Grove, and Mrs. James llemby and Mrs. M JO, McRae of Yarbro. Bidault is Given Confidence Vote BufSuffcrsSetback By Cart Hartmxn PARIS, Jan. 31 — <A'(— Premier George EidaulL's Ibree months old coalition cabinet squared through three votes of confidence on his tax demands today but suffered an lutexpectfd setback with a tie vole on a vital part of tbe J050 budget. The officinl tally was 203 to 293. By this the National Assembly refused to adopt the cabinet's figure of 1,095,000,000.000 fmncs (&bout $3,120,000,000) for non-military exiwn.'-eH or the government- Bidault was not obliged to resign because of the tie. To force him to resign the combined opposition — Communist, DC Gaiilisls anil Right Wingers—would have needed an absolute majority, or 311 volefi- The lie vote on Hie heels of Llnee confidence votes he won in quick succession on other budget Issues, 7,'Ei.s not considered by parliamentary observers as particularly dangerous to Bidault. They said some formula to solve the tesue ould he found. A fifth vote of confidence de- anded by Bidault, on his budget s a whole, v,as scheduled ftt -4 p.m. TRUCE Japanese Lawmakers See Massachusetts Legislature in Action ,, BOSTON. Jan. 31. (/PI— Members of the Diet (parlinmcnt) who came to Boston to lenrn abonl democracy—and were snubbed b.\ the Boston city Council—got n lot better welcome, today from the Mnssachusett-s Legislature. Escorted by Army olficers niitt State Department representatives the group loured the State House and fchen attended committee hearings. Three 'of them visited the legislative committee on the Judiciary which was hearing bills which propose modification of Massachusetts mandatory, capital punishment in first degree murder eases. The proposed bills would allow juries to return verdicts of guilt; —^but to specify whether the pun- ishltient would be execution or lifi imprisonment. Three diet members, Trikesh Yamaznfc!, chusuke tmamura am Takizo Matsumoto, told new.sme that in. Japan the law In cnpita eases allows mercy tor convictec ifflyers — unless the murder wa commuted "from base animal uio Urn.", .Police Detail Requested As St. Lou 15 Council Considers Rent Controls . ST. LOJUS. Jan. 31—(/PJ—An ex tra police detail will be on ham tonight at a hearing requested b St. Louts .landlords who want rcn controls removed. The hearing will be conciuctei by the board of aldermen. An over flow crowd Is expected. The Real property Owners Lea gue obtained the hearing by pet ition after declaring that ther are more than 3.000 v»cant dwell Jngs In the city and there would b no hardship If the rent controls ar lifted. - Henterg want the controls retain ed. Continued from Pog« 1 o the nation's economic stability, M'ogress and security. ire rulded: ' "Continuing stoppages, . rcstric- ions in production and shortages which result from the inability of lie parlies to settle their dispute re of grave concern to the people of the nation." 100,000 Miners Idle PITTSBURGH. Jan. 31— Determined pickets closed more nines today to boost the total mun- »r of soft coal strikers to 100.778 while President Trnman pourlerei possible Intervention In the walkout Apparently bent on closing ever} pit in Central Pennsylvania, picket. pulled 2,000 more miners out o commercial coal mines in the Johns own and Iiuliniia, Pn., area. Thn boosted (he number of Idle minei n the state to 50,000 out of 100.0IK iiembers of the United Mine Work ers. Mr. Traman wns reported read' o appoint a fact (hiding board t nvcstlgate the 1D5D strikes lha began January 3 in Illinois. Tn West Virginia, where 20.00C out of no.OOO miners arc rclnsin work, at least two mines re surned productions when .digger came back to work without- explana tion. But tmothcr mine, which ope ruled ye_slerdny, was forced to close In other states, 10,001) diggers ar ayiug home in Atabnma, S,BOfl Ohio, 275 In Illinois, 200 in Ken tucky and 500 in Virginia. The Central Pennsylvania striker are led hy the 900-man Roseda local nt a mine of the liethlchei Steel Corporation near Johnstown That local voted not to go bat, to work without n contract, the sent columns of pickets specdii to other mines to persuade worker to strike. Lewis Critic lo Gel 1 I.IBRAK.Y. Pa., .Ian. SI—W)—'11 coal miner who called John L. IjewLi a dictator is going to get a formal hearing before his United Mine Workers local union. He is Joseph nlckmon, 30. Navy veteran ami employe of the 1'ills- burgh Consolidation Coal Company. Fie was ordered by the local President Tom Evans lo "appear at a regular meting on Saturday February 4. 1030. at II a.m. Dickmon, who wrote a letter tn the Pittsburgh 1 Post Gazette nrg- Ing miners adopt the old contract which expired last June 30. said he was confident his position would be vindicated if a majority of the local membership turns out for the meeting: "But even 1[ I am dismissed," he declared. "MI still show up the first (Jay I lie mine works. The union will lie sorry if they bur me." 20th Century Robinson Crusoe Prefers Life on Lonely Island -—Courier News Photo I.KAO BULLDOG C1IKERS—Martha WadsworLh, Grace Ann Brandon ancS Helen Haniden (from lelt right) take charge of cheering when Wilson's Bulldogs move onto the basketball court. The trio will be n hand to help the favored Bulldogs when county tournament play begins In three weeks. Searchers for Missing Transport lisk Lives Over Yukon Mountains Ry I.achlan :\]acJ>«mtld VnchoiEtge. Alaska, Times Reporter WHITEHOnSE, Y. T., Jan. ;U.— V) —[ flew as an observer on a enrcli mission yesterday nnd earned the diuiuer.s faced by scores f pllols and crewmen in "Opera- ion Mike,"—the far/lung search for he missing C-5-l and its 44 occu- nU. A dozen times during the seven lours, 15 inlnulwj we were aloft ti our RCAF Dakota—a C-V7—we sighted holes in the lee of lakes, light glinting from rugged peaks atid other formations that seemed ,o be wreckage hi the heavy forest. Once we skimmed within Inches of n peak 7,500-fcel high and were ossed violently by the drafts. The plane slipped low over peaks ,n the bumpy air, covering a st-ctor 30 miles long and '.10 miles wide lust south of WhHeJiorse. The area straddled the radio beam the ini^s- ng C-n4 wat: to follow. \Ve made M trips the length of the sector. Hying Officer Donald Hill of the 414tli Photo Group, the pilot, twice narrowly avoided mountains as we craned to scan the cloud-topped peaks and virgin valley. "If we go down hnre. we've had it," said M. C. Barnes, 31, of Trenton, Ont., who volunteered to go along" as observer from "Exercise Sweetbriar, 1 ' the Joint U. S.-Cnnndji maneuvers now forming nearby. Chief crewman Innes Bruce of OiUwa has been doing aerial photography from 20.000 feet altitudes for scvernl months. "T'vc never been so to the top of a mountain," he said. We were jnst one of more than two-score planes participating in the search. Transfer Company Uses Mighty Mo's Plight to Put Over Commercials NORFOLK, Va., Jan- 31—WJ— A news from a small hnnt near the mud-bound Battleship Missouri today interrupted Its report of salvage operations for a commercial. The conunerci.i) said tlmt the sponsor, a transfer company, probably couldn't move the Missouri but ft was muly and able—in fad would be delighted—to take care of any other moving needs that Norfolk civilians or Navy people might have. Waitress, With Desire To Throw Dishes, Gets To Handle Only Tinware ATLANTA, Jan. 31—M>>— A waitress who had a desire to throw dishes v/ill be handling only tin cups and plates for the next IS months. Arkansas Broadcasters Plan. Annual Meetings El Dorado, Ark., Jan. 31. oiv- annmil meeting of the Arknns.'is As- ocinted Press Broadcasters win be in Little Rock, Feb. 10, in con- lectton with the Arkansas Broad :ftstcis Association meeting. This was announced today b; Chairman l.eon Sipcs, genera nanagcr of KKLD. The AAPB ses ion will follow the ABA meeting iipes .said there would be severa business matters on the agenda Ii Tddition to election of officers. Piesldcnt Ed Zimmerman ot th ABA said there were a number o i>ntiers to come before his gr .nchiding election of officers. Zim iiierman is general manager KARK. Little Rock. A.Lot MORE Travel for o lot LESS Money! $61.OS . _ 8.65 15.60 eiETHOUNB TIRMINAl No. SUi SI. IMione 4111 GREYHOUND .iteraturc Course Begins At High School Thursday A literature course. Shakespeare's ragedles. will lie conducted by the ^tension service of the Arkansas itate College at Jonesboro at the Blytheville High School beginning rhursday night. John Mfiye. c . comity school super- isor, said the course will follow Shakespeare's comedies, which has nst heen completed. Those planning :o enrol' arc due to meet at the Blytheville High School at 6 p.m Thursday. Classes will be conducted each Monday and Thursday evening, and will bepln at 6 p.m. Tex Plmikctt, n member of tire Arkansas Stale College staff, will be the instructor in the course. Extension college credit \viil be given those completing the courwj Criminal Court Judge Charles Bruce sentenced Ruth Shirley, 36, to that length of time yesterday. Breaking nine dollars worth of dishes in a cafe amounted to malicious mischief, the court held. Miss Shirley, employed as a wuit- ress at another restaurant, said she broke the dishes because the owner refused to serve her. "And being a waitress, I know what it takes to break a restaurant man's heart!" piped Miss Shirley. "I alawys have had a desire to throw dishes when they couldn't take it out of my salary." SAN GABRIEL, Calif., Jan. 3J—H (Jfl— After ten years, vigorous, bold James v, McGimsey, a 20th Century Robinson Crusoe, has tasted clvll- zation. That's why he's giving himself back to the Indians. The 12-year old islander has been visiting a niece and nephew here for the past three months. Everybody has been grand to him In the 'States,' h e admits, but still he's lonesome. So, 1n March, McGimsey says, he'll return to his Caribbean paradise where it costs him only $40 a month to live as the only white man among 40.000 San Bias Indians. His Shangri-la is Maua Cay, slubbled with palms and protruding as a mere dot In the ocean 12 miles off the coast of Panama. There's romance there. There's » ilfe of plenty. Better, there's no taxes; no traffic cops, and no atom bomb. ! "If you feel like having a lobster for breakfast," McGimsey smiles, 'You Just, go down to the reefs and pick one Oil'." He made friends with the Indian tribe many years ago while traveling with a coconut trader. After working 31 years for the Panama Canal, he decided to retire on the little Island. The Indians helped him build a two-story house. Once a month he would sail 200 miles in his 32-foot boat, "Canisoe" to Cristobal, C. 2., for supplies. He even has a man "Friday" he says, who weighs only 90 pounds. Power from batteries gives him electricity for lights, a refrigerator and a radio. "What more can a man ask.?" McGimsey wants to 'know. Radio Networks' Strike Truce to End at Midnight NEW YORK, Jan. 31—</P»-With A temporary agreement expiring at midnight, the threat of a strike by radio and television directors hung over the networks today. A union spokesman reported early today, after a meting of 300 members, that they expressed themselves as "100 per cent dedicated to strike action If compelled to take If." Another negotiation meeting was today in the office of York State Mediation called for the New Board. The wage dispute Is between the ?adio - Television Directors Guild AFL) and the networks. A total of 300 directors, asslst- nt directors and floor managers are affected by the dispute, a uild spokesman said. He said wage ncreases are being sought only or classifications now being paid alarles based on minimums of ;4,060 to SB.™ a year. A few in he union,, he add'ed, are getting ess than the $4,060 figure. Weeks-long v negotiations have ailed to bring agreement on B new lonlract, nnd terms of the old lontract which expired Dec. 31 were •ontinued until today while talks continued. Boy Scouts Scheduled For Board of Review A Board of Rertcw for npproxl mately 25 first nnd second clas Scout.s from Hoy Scout Troops h the North Mississippi County D;s trict will lie conducted at 8 p.m. to night Bt Ihc First Christian Churol Percy Wright, advancement chair man for the district, will name re viewers to check the Scouts prin lo a Court of Honor for Scout »d vancemcnts nexi week. Mr. Wright .said the review was 1 preparation for thn Court of Hono to be conducted at the Seoul HII near Ihc American Legion buiklin nt 8 p.m. next Tuesday. A Tenderfoot Investiture wilt he conducted at the Court of Honor. Priests Arrested VATICAN CITY, Jan. 31. (<P)— Three Jesuit priests have been ar- csled in Warsaw, the Rome Agency or information (ARD which special- zes in Catholic news, reported to- lay. The three wore arrested for not adhering to the government decree dissolving religious congregations, he agency said. Hastily Selected Judges Pick Beauty Contest Winner in Alabama City DBMOPOLIS. Ala., Jan. 31. (AP) —Wind happens when a beauty contest begins and there aren't any Judges? That near calamity develoiied lasl night at the Mnrengo Theater where 60 lovely girls had lined up for the title "Miss Demopolis." Frantic sponsors acted swiftly Three traveling salesmen—Y. M Killburn of New Orleans, L. F. Coj, of Tuscaloosa, Ala., and Claud Fisher of Sclma. Ala.—were draftee at the Demopolis Hotel. Over their protests, they were dragged to the theater There thej worried, sweated and finally si lected pretty Miss Jean Carpenter. Lots of people wanted U> congrat ulate the judges on a wise choice But they had made a becline fo the nearest exit. Search for Dead Man's fce/ative Unsuccessful An apparently futile hunt for a Blytheville woman believed to be the only relative of Jim Lee, who died In Jonesboro Sunday, moved to Dexter, Mo., today but without results. The woman, Ella Lee, was at first, believed to live, on Route 3. Blytheville, but police found she had mov- lo Dexter ,Mo. However, a Poplar Bluff police radio dispatcher told Blytheville officers today that she has not been located in Dexter. Thirteen Missco ' Students Receive U. of A. Degrees Thirteen from Mississippi County were among the 686 graduate* receiving degrees at the third annual mid-year commencement ceremonies at the university of Arkansas at Fayctteville'Saturday. Of the 686 degrees granted, 140 were for masters of arts or masters of science degrees and others were various bachelor degrees offered by the University. Dr. Clifford E. Harbour, pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church at Knoxvllle, Tenn., and moderator of ths Presbyterian Church, C/.S.A. delivered the baccalaureate sermon, and D. Brand Blanshard, chairman of the deartment of philosophy at Yale University was the commence-, — ment speaker. Six of those graduating from thin ounty were from Blytheville, sin rom Osceola and one from Manila. The students and degrees received nclude: Betty Prances Woodson nd Donna Cooke Wunderiich, both f Blytheville, bachelor of arts; ack T. Jenkins of Osecola, bachel- of science in social welfare; Marjorie Glanvllle DeBiisk of Manla, bachelor of science in Educa- ion; Pearl Edwin Pyland, Jr., of 'Jlytheville bachelor of science in lectrical engineering; Charles Vade Guarr of Osceola, bachelor if science in agriculture; George lingerie Butler, Max Fairley, Austin Amos Moore, Jr., and James Den- 'er Wilson, all of Osceola, bachelor f science in business administration; \v. H. Stovoll, Jr., of Bly- hevllle, bachelor of science in Business administration and William A Eldredge, Jr.. and Mitchell Johns, both of Blytheville, bachelor o! aws. " German Ship Sinks; 8 Crewmen Rescued ROTTERDAM. The Netherlands Jan. 31. (AP)—The 743-ton German ship s. S. Fidamus has sunk nea the Germand Island Borkum, thi British tug Rumania reported b; radio today. The radio message, picked up here said the Rumania rescued eigh survivors and that at a search fo eight other missing crew member was continuing. "Operotion Snowbound" Is Considered tor Part of North Dakota CHICAGO, Jan. 31. W; — The Army has bciu'n reconnaissance by air to find out if a 50 by 150 mile section of North Dakota Is a disaster area and another "Operation Snowbound" should begin. Headquarters of Fifth Army salrl . that Col. Norman D. Finley, execi'A live of the North Dakota Military District, ordered the flight this morning after a conference with Governor Fred Andahl. The Army said that the critical area extends from Devils Lake south to the South Dakota border line. The u. S. Department of Agriculture snys holly trees may bring a farmer more than pasturage in some cases. v i Several new phosphorus compounds are deadly lo mites, aphids and other insect pests. HOW TO STRETCH YOUR DOLLAR IN 1950 Florida's coastnl waters abound in the world's fighting-est fish. Battling marlin, sailfisli, anc! tarpon thrill anglers who come here for "deep-sea fishing at ils best"! ,_^^pi jw x -w^ •f*i^-=o=^> '\- f, m' f !;V' /A \ -^^-JSs \ vtf'JT////;' k J.r'aa^ "-&'<• '*JS?Fs ^ i* -dPE" 1 _- -'^.•i^^-^^a ^ - "-" ^^•"^f S^. -^sSss rv^TE ^-•^«; Hill and Hill will not make you an expert fisherman, but it will provide you with "whiskey at its besf'l A truly praise-winning - catch of rich Kentucky flavorl rioot. j}LEM> <^ S5% Groin Devlin! Spirits McKesson i Kobliins, Inc. - l:\clusi,c Distributors - Mule Kock There's no getting away from it, folks —your today has shrunk in buying power. But not your electric dollar! No, sir! The dollar you spend for cjecu. has actually grown bigger and bigger. Why today, if yours is the average family, you're getting twice as much efectricity as you did twenty years 'ago /or the same amount of money. Just count the many jobs I do around your house for only a tew cents a day, and you'll agree: f/ectric Service is Today's Biggest Bargain. Yep! Your electric dollar is truly one of the economic marvels ot our time- —and that's not stretching it! Ark-Mo Power Co.

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