The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 16, 1950 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 16, 1950
Page 7
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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY IG, 1950 U.S. Said Ready To Aid S.E.Asia Nations May Get Equipment/ Money To Fight Communism BANGKOK. Feb. 16 -TO — The United States today was reported ready to' give military equipment and economic aid to southeast Asian nations willing to stand up against southward sweep of Communism his wa-s the major move develop- ng out of a three-day conference here of American diplomats of the Par East. hiRhly .competent sources said. No American troops would be involved, The meeting ended yesterday as the announcement of an alliance between Soviet Russia and Communist China cast a deeping Red shadow over this part of the world. To many it seemed the Reds timed the announcement' to take the edge off the American conference. The treaty added to the already great fears of Soutljeast A.SIP nations that they would he engulfed by Communism that is rampant o this troubled continent. Some of -the American diplomats were represented as believing even now Ls too lute for. u. S. aid to check it. America policy for Asia still must be set in Washington but positions reportedly agreed upon by the diplomats would be considered in its formulation: 1. Invasion of Indochina by the Chinese Reds is not believed likely. The Chinese Reds are expected. however, to send arms to Moscow- trained Ho Chi-Minh's Vietnam regime svhich is fighting the French there. Ho has ben recognized by Communist China and Russia. The general (Celine: is that if Indochina goes Red so will all Southeast Asia. 2. The' South Korean Republic is in ^rious danger as the lone outpost Against Communism on the Northeast Asian mainland .The Russian- backed Communist northern half of (he country adjoins Red China. A Communist triumph in Korea would threaten Japan, the main American position in the Orient. 3. There is doubt that the Chinese Nationalists, chased from the mainland by the Communists, can hold their island bastion of Formosa. The Chinese Reds have put Formosa, 100 miles off the east coast, on their 1850 conquest timetable. Choral Festival Will Be Held In Jonesboro The annual high school choral festival for the Northeast Arkansas district will be conducted at Arkansas State College, Jonesboro. March 2. Dalton C. Fowlston, of Blythc- Atille, festival chairman, announced Wbday. Schools from this district which will be represented there inclmie Blytheville, Bald Knob, Bono, Enrle. Jonesboro. Lepanto. Luxora. Trumann. Monettc, Marion, Osceola Parkin, Shawnce, West Memphis' and Walnut. Hitige. Guest conductor will be Adale- burt Hugulet, from the faculty of Northwestern University. Evanston 111. Mr. Hugulet is a past conductor of the Illinois Philharmonic Choir and has been a member of the faculty of the American Conservatory. During the war, he served as administrator and supervisor of all music activities for General Douglas MacArthur in the southwest. Pacific- TO SI'RAK HERE—The Rev. J. T. Spurlin (above), pastor of the First Baptist Church at Hi\ytl, Mo., will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Men's Brotherhood of the First Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Friday. The program, to be under Ihe direction of Hays Sullivan, program chairman, and Kendall Berry, Bro- tt'crhoud president, will emphasize preparation for the Kvangellstic Crusade In all the Baptist churches of Mississippi County, April 9-23. In connection with the cn'sade the Brotherhood will sponsor a week of cottage prayer meetings the preceding week. Preceding (lie 7 p.m. meeting, the officers of the Mississippi County Associational Brotherhood, led by Mr. Snllivan, will formulate plans for a Rally to be conducted at the First Bantist Church on March S. Special music is to be presented tomorrow night by Worth Holder and Alvin Huffman. Jr., accompanied by Mrs. Harold Davis. Obituaries Texas Concert Band fro Appear Here Atorch 19 at Memorial Auditorium Chick Band Members to Play in Clinic Approximately 35 members of the Blyllieville High School Band will leave tomorrow to participate in the Northeast Arkansas district wind clinic In Jonesboro. Members of the Blythevllle band will join about 300 other high school musicians at the clinic. Band Director Robert J. Lipscomb explained the musicians will be divided into three bands and each will perform under a guest conductor. The clinic will be in progress two days. Mr. Upscomb also announced that Blytheville's band will appear In a band festival in Searcy on April 17 and the Memphis Cotton Carnival May 13. He said members of the Blythe- viltc band expect to attend an invitational band meeting at Russell- out The annual spring concert will e given here May 5. Several Deaths Feared in Blast MIDLAND. Mich.. Feb. 16 W)— An Explosion virtually blew apart a building at ihe huge Dow Chemical t-o. tortay, reportedly killing several workers. Michigan state Police said several men had 1}mi ki |, ed , n (he b|ast but declined to estimate the number. An unofficial source In Midland estimated the deaths at five or six An undetermined number of Dow workers were Injured. Rites to Ee Held For Mrs. Wilson Funeral services for Mrs. Syreda Wilson,.wife of Ed Wilson, will be i conducted at 2:ao p.m. tomorrow at ! the Holt Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Arnold Clayton, pastor of the Woodland Corner Baptist Church. i Mrs. Wilson, 31. died at 5:45 a.m j today at the Tid'well Clinic, where she had been a patient since last Friday. She was born in Fulton Miss., but had been in this vicinity . for several years. She had been B member of tho clear Lake Baptist Church for the past 12 years. She is survived by her hausband a. daughter, Jo Ella Wilson. tw< sons, Eddy Biiel and three-day ol- Donny Louis Wilson; her rathe' Buc] Roberts'of Blytheville and : brother, Louis Roberts of Bento- Harbor, Mich. Burial will be in the Memorr Park Cemetery. John Jacobs, vice president; and Bentley Rhodes, secretary-treasurer. Next meeting will be on March 14 at 1 p.m. _~_~ ~^^^^^^^^^^^^"^^^^B1»B ^LTTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER KEW« Missco to Hove Film Library for One More Year Tlie concert band o( North T«xas State College, Denton, Tex., will appear at the American Legion War Memorial auditorium on March 19. The concert is under sponsorship of the Blythevllle High School Band Mothers. Consisting of 100 pieces, the North Texas State band Is currently on a tour of Arkansas, Tennessee, Illinois, Kansas and Missouri. It will nppear before the Music Educators National Conference In St. Louis on March 21. features Trumpet Trio The band Is under the direction of Maurice McAdow and will feature a trumpet trio .and trombone ham. clarinet and vocal soloists. The Blind Mothers will provide housing for the visiting musicians and will hold a reception In their honor In the American LeRlon Hut Immediately following Ihe concert. Committees named in connection with the concert follok: Housfne _ Mrs, Paul Byrum. Mrs. C. M. Smart. Mrs. C. L. Mc- Wslcrs. Mrs. k. E. Baker. Mrs. S. C. Owens; Mrs. otho Stnnfield. Mrs. j. c. Trieschman, Mrs. Kendall Borr3". Registration — Mrs. Shields Edwards. Mrs. jerry Hearn, Mrs. Cnnry Eaton. Mrs. Wenrtell Phil- lira. Mrs. joe McClure. Mrs. T J Bailey. Tiekrt Stiles — Mrs. Abe Kin- nlnthnm. Mrs. oeorj;e Stihvell. Mrs Kelton Prances. Mrs. E. M. Holt, Mrs. inne Hqpn. Mrs. John' Tyrone. Mrs W. E. Hodces, Mrs. Fred Wuhl. Mrs. Huey Bunch. Mrs. Roy Handley. Decoration — Mrs Charles Mc- Danlel. Mrs. w. E. Wallace. Mrs. Emil Damon, Mrs. w. W. Booker, Mrs. M. c. Webb. Mrs. H, R Aiken. Hospitality _ Mrs. L. E. Baker Mrs. Ray Hall. Publicity — Mrs. R. L. Dedman. Mrs Dan Blodgett. Mrs. Fliopen Whitner, Mrs Lummie Blfanrten- ship. Transportation — Mrs. Fred Bean. Mrs. T. J. Bailey, Mrs. lone no pp. Two Drivers Fined J. C. Gee and Carl Phimmerlree Plans to continue the Mississippi County Film Library for at least one more year were marte last night at R meeting of the Mississippi County school superintendents and principals at the Kelser High School. John Mayes, county school supervisor and secretary for the organization, said todny that it had not been determined whether or not the library would be discontinued, but since state funds were making many educational films available it might be that the county library would not be necessary after a few months. The library is a part of the visual aid program In Mississippi County Schools. Prior to the business session the Rev. H. Ij. Robinson, pastor of the First Methodist Church at Luxora, spoke to the group. Forrest Ro/el), /leld representative for the Arkansas Education Association, was scheduled to discuss federal aid to education at Die meeting, but his discussion was cancelled. About 30 school administrators attended the dinner meeting. were each fined $35 and cosls in Municipal Court, this morning on separate charges of driving while under the Influence of liquor. FAfiB SEVEN Stofts'Will Head Wilson Civic Club Dewey stotts has been elected ' president of the Wilson Civic Club which was recently re-organized. The club held its first re-organizational meeting Tuesday when a supper was served by members of the Women's Society of Christian Service. 'Other officers elected Include lead a healthy, happy, rewarding life Start now on a Nursing Career Come lo Memphis and train for an interesting, respected profession at modern Baptist Memorial . . . the world's largest Baptist Hospital. No other career offers so many rewarding experiences—of eas- i ing pain .. . teaching health ... restoring strength. No other career oilers more varied opportunities, in so many fields. In Nursing you are associated with men and womer* who are doing great things, and acquire knowledge and skills that are useful throughout your life. Check these requirements: You must be s high school graduate, age 17 to 32, single, in excellent health. You must pass a physical examination, an aptitude test, have a personal interview with tho director and a recommendation from your pastor. Send in this foaponf Next Class begins March 16 SCHOOL OF NURSING ! Baplisl Memorial Hospital I Memphis, Tennessee t Please i-Kti at ttie bcauliiullv tl. I i,,,.....j -r.loju, of lho Scho< Ji 0 , i BAPTIST MEMORIAL HOSPITAL MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE N«S-ro Social Club* Hove Monthly Meeting Tlie February meeting of the Negro Olrls Social Hygiene Club was lie d yesterday at Harrison High School. The meeting was opened with Pollard 5 '" 8 '" 8 dlreclcd ** Mildr « 1 The program centered around National Negro History Week with uorolhy Mann Conducting a quiz. Mne Frances Kyles was chairman, and Card B, white co-chairman. Refreshment!: were served by the social committee composed of Nora krvin, Arnelcc McCray, Opal Hemphill and vera Stephens. The Negro Boys Social Hygiene Club met yesterday morning at Harrison High School. The meet was opened with singing of the Negro National Anthem and the rearing of a selection of scripture by Rudolph Taylor. Carl Tnte sang "Bye and Bye" "Her when care of the new building was discussed by Leon Bates. OHIO Heiiton rend s selection from tile works of Shakespeare followed by a poem which was read uy Andrew Washington. During tne business meeting health rules were read by Oran Mayes after which Robert Wiley advisor, led a discussion of the rules' Tim meeting W a s closed with B fn B .' HB or Hie Alma Mater and repeat- Ing of the Ml/pah which was led by Jodie Nixon. A Joint m cl .ii I1K wlth tho g,,.,,., division is planned for March. Syrup of Black-Draught la specially prepared for children. It* spicy, pleasant flavor pleases all yojingsLcra. Prompt, thoroilRh action Is natural-like when tiikcn as directed. Syrup of mack-Draught la pure; sclentlfl- u £ l"-$P H ''':d from finest Imported nerte. Growing more rmpular every day. Orown-upa take Black-Draught 1:°.^^ ! 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