The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 2, 1950 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 2, 1950
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^ tmmSPAY, FEBRUARY 2, 1950 r Naval Operations Chief Says American Fleet in Far East To Be Kept at Full Strength By Kussel Urines TOKYO. Feb. 2. W-Adm. Forrest P. Sherman said today the American Far Eastern fleet will be kept at maximum 5trcn e th in tlie face of expanding soviet submarine jxiwcr Jjj Asia. At the same tfmc. Gen. Omart Bradley, chairman of the Joint chiefs of staff, and Air Gen. Hoyt S. Van- r, said they knew of no plan .^strengthen land and air forces l™he Western Pacific. Admiral Sherman's statement came at the end of a .second day for the vlsiiing joint chiefs of staft. During their visit they have been told the united States should keep its 5600,000.000 naval base at Yoko- suka for an indefinite period: Admiral Sherman told corrcspon- dtnts that Kussia lias between 270 and 280 submarines In commission. About a fourth of these arc In the Pacific, he .said. Earlier Do s<iid the Navy \vould keep the Seventh Task Fleet in Asiatic waters "as long as we can." He added the Navy might make some small additions in the Pacific and would reorganize its forces to keep some cruisers and at least two aircraft carriers instead of one in Pacific writers. Rejection Not Implied The Bradlcy-Vandcnberg statement did not imply a Hat rejection of recommendations made yesterday by General Mat-Arthur's top commanders for increased strength to hold tlie Asiatic line. General Bradley said the joint chiefs were here not to reach conclusions but to gather additional Information and first hand Impressions. It was understood generally that the three visiting commanders— General Bradley, Army Gen. J. Lawton Collins, nnd Admiral Sherman— who toured Yokosuka naval base yesterday, today returned with a conviction (hat the base should re- mam Indefinitely in American hands. General Vandenherg did not make the 40 mile trip to Yokosuka. Ilcar Adm. Bcnton W. Decker, commander and engineer of Yoko- suka's revitaliiuiUon, stressed its im- portnnce as a supply center, repair base and home port for combat units. • Admiral Sherman termed it the best American base "in this part of the world." Vet, Artificial Legs Pinned by Cor/ Shoots Self after 'Confessing' Lies DANVILLE. Va., Feb. 2— — war veteran, his artificial legs pinned under his wrecked automobile on a rain-soaked roadside, made a "confession" to a newspaperman yesterday then fatally shot himself. He "confessed" to lying about a^llow soldier during world War Tlie man told the reporter that he was Andrew Louis Blasko, 25, of Feutress, near Norfolk. "It was weird," said State Trooper James Hughes. -The poor fellow was lying there In the darkness, with rain pouring down, babbling out iiis confession with a cocked .22 revolver poised at his forehead for nearly an hour. Nearly 50 people had gathered—but we were all helpless. "Finally Blasko said, 'well — one — .two — three, 1 fired and fell over, to be dead in a matter of seconds," the ollicer related Bui before the end, Blasko held othres back with threats while call- Ing (or any newman present to come forward to get "a confession." John Tale, photographer lor the Danville Bee, went to within arms length, kneeled and scribbled notes as the man talked. Hughes was within earshot and verified Tale's account of the conversation: , '•3le told me that during World War II in Germany he told lies on a _Ssi- Jack Lemons, whom he tlM'ght was from Norfolk but now livhig in Florida. Blasko added: 'I want to clear him before I kill myself.' "Somewhat unsteadily Blasko snici at different times: ' I said that Bgt. Lemons flogged some German prisoners, that he stole a jeep load of cognac, and that he ran out on our platoon when 13 of us were captured _ none of that is true.' " Title handed the notes across to the man who scribbled his name— the gun still poised. Tlie photographer then held out his lighter for Blasko to light a cigarette. The man had smoked two others earlier. Tlie photographer kept up a conversation of incidental tilings. At one time. Tate suggested that Blas- KO let those present get the car off his leggs but the man lauphcd: "They're artificial any way — don't hurt at all." Just as it appeared that Tate was succeeding in calming the man, he counted antl fired. Mayes Named Chairman Of Council on Youth John Mayes of Blythcville, county school supervisor, has been named temporary chairman of the Council on Children and Youth in Mississippi county. The first state conference is to be conducted in Little Rock on Feb. 9, and Mr. Mayes is contacting all representatives of groups interested 111 children and youth to select delegates to the conference. Establishment of a program to give child agencies an oportunllv to point out the .basic needs of "the children in their county is the aim of the conference. Persons other than official delegates from each county desire lo attend the conference should notify Mr .Mayes or R. E. Schncc, executive secretary of the Arkansas Council on Children and Youth, Sixth and Marshall Streets Little Rock. Truman Evades Query On Candidacy in '52 WASHINGTON, Feb. 2. W>) — President Truman sidestepped today the question of whether he will be a candidate for re-election in 1952. The matter came up at his news conference during a discussion of a proposed constitutional amendment to change the method of cleclin-* presidents. Mr. Truman said there is no likelihood that it will be in effect in 1952. .Accord Ratified By the Associated Press The French Upper House of Parliament, today -ratified an accord giving the Bao Dai regime of Indochina partial self-government. This paved the way for early recognition by the United States. Britain, and otlfer western powers. One of tlie world's largest chair lifts is the 8200-foot lift used by sikcrs in Squaw Valley near Reno. Nev. BLYTITEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER PH5W5 Obituaries Funeral Services For H. P. McBride Conducted Today Funeral services for Hyson Phillip McBride.-69. farmer In Ihe Ar- morcl community, were conducted at 1 p.m today at the Cobb Chanel by the Rev. Harold Redding, pastor of a Penccoslal Church at Kcnnett Mo. Mr. McBride died nt his home at •) p.m. Tuesday. He was born at Clayton. Tenn , but has made hts home near Armorcl (or the past several years. He Ls survived by his wife, Mis Mac McBride, six daughters, Mrs,. Ida Brown, of Stcele, Mo., Mrs Carlean Knoll of Flora, Ariz., Mrs. Ina Minnick. nidgelcy, Tenn., Mrs. Bertha Stout, Mrs. Ora Taylor and Miss Ermllcan McBride of Blythe- viilc; f,vo sons, Charles and Marvin McBride. both at home; and a brother, John McBride of Paris Tenn. Burial In the Sandy Ridge Cemetery. • * * Mrs. W. C. Cvans, 70, Succumbs in Mississippi Airs. W. c. Evans died at 0 am today at her home In Haltlesburc, Miss. She was 70 years old. Survivors include two daughters of Blylhevllle. Mrs. C. E. Gollailny and Miss Edna Husband. Mr. ur.ri Mrs. Golladay left this morning for Hattiesburg where funeral services are expected to be held. Memphian Is Arrested In Whisky Hijacking MEMPHIS. Tenn., Feb 2 M'j _ John A. Pearson. 33, of Memphis has been arrested in connection with the hijacking of an interstate shipment of whisky, FBI Agent D. S. Hostetter said here yesterday Hostetter said Pearson Is charged with possessing 540 cases of whisky "which we knew lo be stolen" on Dec. 31. 1840. A $22,000 whisky shipment being trucked from Lawrencc- burg. Ind., to Cairo, III., was seized by armed men near Cairo last Dec 31, the FBI agent said. This was the seventh arrest made In the case—six in Memphis and one in Tulsa. Okla.. Hosteller added. Pearson was released yesterday after posting a $10.000 temporary appearance bond. Two Czech Diplomats Ordered Out of Canada OTTAWA, Feb. l-wv-Two members of the Czechoslovakia legation in Ottawa have been ordered to leave Canada within seven days, his was in retaliation for tlie action of the Communist Czelhoslovak government in expelling two Canadian legation employes In Prague last month. Styles Appointed WASHINGTON, Feb. 2. (AP) — President Truman today announced he is appointing Paul L. styles as a member of the National Labor Relations Board. Styles, now a regional director at Atlanta, succeeds J. Copelaurt Gray, whom Mr. Truman would not reappoint. Colorado Grows Mare Vegetables DENVER —W> - vegetables wore a 519,237,000 price tag in Colorado in 1049. That was the value placed on the state's commercial vegetable erop by the U.S. department of agriculture. It represented a 55 per cent jump from the value of the 1948 crop, $12,376,000. r ??!!? E r, U !; J LOUR fOR REAl SOUTHrtN USCUITS Gold.Medal "KiMa.-le..!rd" Knrichwl Klour (plain ,, r ^ii'W ,*°i womi "» .""Hi >•?>" f»vorile biKuit rcnpo. That, becaurfl Gold M«f.r. remarfc.ble ImV- inK qiinlilra nro uniformly niperb ... .ri(A eirrvlhins yau tnkf. Mr,k« rfclidm,. Mjtrmn, biKiiit. «„! tc.tured cnko.... tender flaky paalri,, •••>"» "Trjr.tfclt low cist family dinner" and 100 Ib. encks hnve no printfng'on'l'rii.'rn—juat'a paix-r label which soaks off in 2 or 3 minute.. VALUABLE SILVERWARE CDUPOH. c oupoM go?J on „,„„. 5x j V^^". " cw * ollcrn mlverwnre—in xenuiiM Tudor Plnla by Oneida Community Silversmith, BUTY CROCKER COOKIHS HELPS. New «a«y rediw, for the Vott «nd tjiriflie.1 calm' Irenf, olc'-rlTv^Srwd by America'. Mo. 1 food wptrt, Dolly Crock"? ^ General Mitlt Money Bock Guarantee* ° enero1 ^ m « «"«™nfeei Gold Medot "^c ,—- _! ' flour to give completefy lofi.foctory reiolli o Enriched icy back. MOVES UP — Theodore T. ("Teddy") Hayes, » former trainer of Jack Eempsey and more recently connecleo: with a notorious "Mexican Sweep- slakes" in New York, has been appointed to an important post as assistant lo Federal Security Administrator Oscar H Ewing Haj-es' duty will be lo act us contact man with Congress, supplying information on Social Security, federal nid to education, National Health Insurance and related legislative items. Hayes denied reports that his appointment resulted from a "must" request from Edward J. t'lynn, Bronx Democratic boss. Religious Trend Seen in Many Colleges in U.S. MINNEAPOLIS. Feb.2—(/]>)—Am- erican colleges are tending toward a program of campus chaplains and addition of departments of religion to their curricula. Dr. Morris Wee snid this was one answer to what he termed the most pressing current issue in Educational circles — the pliicc and function of religion in education. Dr. Wee, President of Cartilage, ill., College, addressed the 32nd annual meeting of the National Lutheran Council here yesterday. ."Tlie concept of separation of church and state has led American education into a pattern which does not normally allow for religious teaching at state colleges and universities." Dr. Wee said. "Educational administrators are, however, keenly aware of the fact that religion is not only an area of life which should be included in a complete educational pattern, but one that is essential to basic American concepts of the rifihts and dignity of the individual." Dr. Wee said tlmt today many colleges are looking to the churches for concrete suggestions on meeting this critical problem. The council elected the Rev. Donald Kussel Heigcs, New York City, as executive secretary of the Division of Student Service. He succeeds Dr. Wee, who oceanic head of Cnrlhage College Jan. 1. 50 Boy Scoufs to Win Advancement In Ranks at N. Missco Honor Court PAGE FIVE Fifty Scouts representing troops* In the North Mississippi County Dis- (rlct are scheduled for advance- meiHs in rank at the Court of Honor to be conducted at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the American Legion Hut. The advancements were technically approval Tuesday nlglit at a Board of Revle wat the First Mctli- odLst Church, when the Scouts were reviewed on various phases of .scouting activities, under the direction of Percy Wright, advancement chairman. The outstanding advancement will be that of O'Neal Dcdrnan. wlio is to be made an Eagle Scout. Scout. Dedman earned tlie advancement at a Board of Review last year, but will not be awarded the medal until Tuesday night. Oilier achievements to be recognized will bo (hat of Albert Falr- fielrt, who will be made a Star Scout and will receive a merit badge as Scout life Biitird, and Albert Do<fd who will receive a merit badge for home repairs projects. Two Scouts. Oliver Coppedge from Troop 31 and Charles Hall from Troop 38. are to be advanced from Second to First Class Scouts and nine Tenderfoot Scouts will lie made Second Class Scouts. They are Bobby K. Francis, Charles R. Hall, lioger Sudbury, Paul Westnrook, Fay Davis, Don Iiroini nnd Robin Walsh from Troop 38 and Larry and Paul Pankey from Troop 31. In the Tenderfoot Investiture, a total of 30 hoys are lo be installed as Tenderfoot SoouLs. These Scouts wih include five from Tiuop 'is. sponsored by Ihe Junior Chamber of Commerce; seven from Troop 31 .sponsored by the American Legion;' five from Troop 30 sponsored by the First MetliodLsl Church and nine from Troop 15 at Bnrdetle. Mr. Wright, will present the advancement badges. Search Continues For Missing C-54 WHITEHOnSE, Y. T., Fell .2— WM—Men and planes battled against a fresh onslaught of Arctic weather today in their efforts to find a nursing C-54 and its 44 occupants, search area" from Watson Lake to The snowfall, blanketing the entire northern half of the "probable tlie Alaska border, dimmed hopes of pinning down the origin ot weak radio signals heard anew over Smith River last night. Low Ceiling Cancels NEW YORK, Feb. '2 — (il't —Seventy- seven domestic flights were cancelled LaGuardla anil a number of planes from overseas diverted to other fields because of the weather today. The airport weather bureau reported a ceiling of 300 test and visibility ol a mile and a half, permitting a number of tat:c-offs but, only one landing by mid-morning. L'Anse, county scat of Barngn Coimty, Michigan, four year ., - • = , • 4"n» j ^iu n the site of a camp used by French explorers nnd missionaries. TRUCE o Continued , rom Prig(i one put conditions on the contract talks. "e snid these Included a condition that Lewis abandon the "able and willtiiB" clause. The old mining contract, which expired las) June, contained a clause thai the miners would work wmm "able and willing." Lewis has taken advantage of It to call various work stoppages. r l.civl.i MM only Love, president • (lie Pittsburgh Consolidation t-oiii Co., world's largest commercial coal operation—had lalked for Die operators in the twu-tlay discussions. He mined: "Mr. Love Is ubvlouslv (he spearhead and while hone o'f the financial Interests now organized lo trv to criifh the- united Mine Workers i'f America." Clles I'roducdoit Ihe mine leader said the operators "obviously arc determined to carry out their policy of not making a contract and not permitting Ihrir mires lo work tinner any ncRoliatcd cnntiacl. not withstanding that •1.700 coal companies producing •!!) 000,000 tons have successfully concluded ORiccmenls and are nmv working Ihelr mines five mid "ix nays n week." Oil Tuesday, Mr. Truman asked •lomi U Lewis and the soft coal operators lo nfrrcc to 70 days of full production while factflndcrs look into their contract dispute. The proposed fuel-finding board would be appointed oufsiite the Tuft-Hartley law. In reply to questions from ro- porlers. Mr. Truman said today wlien lie asked for normal production nf coal, he meant a fivc-dnji week generally. But he remarked that normal production in some nreas might not require a five-day week. Treat your COUGH INSIDE-OUT! The »-»y lo S ct n.l of t ii:i{!h'm[r. lincktuK - ...Kli i* 10 i!l*Ki<1t:,> tlie ihK.'-llkvrililn;m which nu^j llu. lukk-. Tnko ix«l, olit Itt'll'fl Couifh . yrui.; Hiul very quickly DicinvmLrnnrc ul your lliront an,I lllnHt. i-our out extra ••.-crotioni wlilcli lend to Hush uvvuj from jiiuVe out. No wonder IlL'tl'B flto nl«la coui!lis-Rrt<-r-t:olila. ovi'ii rcliuv etl« cininli. Doctors frwcribe tliu k-redk-nta. GuiiranU-c.l to contain no tloii llarrtiks.i even lo children. Get & bottle , Hell » CoiiL'li Syrup loduy. President Is Silent On Retirement for 'Mo' WASHINGTON. Feb. 2. (IT, _ President Truman declined to say today whether lite refloated battleship Missouri will be taken out of service. The President told his news conference that Secretary of the Navy Mnttluws has Hie power to order the ship Into mothballs. But, Mr. Truman added, he assumes Llio secretary would discuss it with him before issuing any such order. Bcndetsen Takes Oath WASHINGTON, Fel). 2. (AP) — Karl R. Bendctsen, San Francisco lawyer, was sivorn In today as assistant secretary of the Army. Secretary Gray administered the oa(h nnd'said he was happy "to have a full complement" of Army secretaries tor the first time In nearly a year. 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Wilson Henry, a "Y" dent, Is In charge of the project. sows 400 Ibs down 14.25-15.00' hear- ier sows 12.50-14.00; stags 8.50-10.50. Cattle 17.50; calves 800; trading slow on all classes; few medium and good heifers and mixed yearlings 22.00-26,00; common and low medium 18.00-21.00; common and medium beef cows 15.5d-i7.00; few Good 17.50; canners and cutter. Livestock NATIONAL STOCiCYATJDS, III., Feb. 2. W';—(USDA)— Hogs 8000; fairly active, unevenly steady to 25 higher than Wednesday's average; bulk good anil choice 180-240 Mis 17.25-85; top 1B.OO fairly freely mostly for 100-210 n )s . '>so-2m Ibs 10.50-n.2r>; 2VO-300 Ibs 15.75-16/15'140-110 Ibs 15.75-17.50; 100-130 11) l«cs 13.00-15.50; good and choice BLYTHEVILLE'S ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE. 2 Big Hits NEW Dox Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Matince Saturday jfj Sundays al.-Sim. 1 p.m. Cont. Showing Manila, Ark. Last Times Todwy "OH, YOU BEAUTIFUL DOLL' with .lime Haver ami Mark Stevens Shorts Friday 'BLUE LAGOON' Also Hlnirls Saturday "OUTCAST OF THE TRAIL" with IMoiilc Hale Also Shorts ri I'hr! ft* 7 • y«««i^tuwi. rur.lit CURIE J • i*Tus "• ~' Chap. "f'EIHJKAI. AGENT RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark: Last Times Today "LADY EVE" wllh Harbara Stanwyck Neivs A Sliurt Friday & Saturday "MASKED RAIDERS" with Tim Hnll Cartoon anil Serial SHEET METAL WORK: OF ALL KSNDS Custom work for Kins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Custom Shearing up to I/,] inch thickness. Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 South Urondway Phone 2G51 RECTAL DISEASES A SPECIALTY DRS. NIES & NIES (All Types Rxncpt Cancer) Clinic 511 Main. Bljdicvllle, Ark, DITG>1 BANK LEVELING " ' ANY£?; S. J.COHEl! Contractor For Expert- LAUNDRY &DRY CLEANING

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