The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 21, 1950 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 21, 1950
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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1950 B!,YTHEVIU,E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Solon Fears South Would Have Undue 'Power' If Electoral Plan Changed WASHINGTON, Feb. 21. (;P) — President Truman was urged today | by one ol his Congressional leaders to take another look at n proposed onstitutional amendment to abollsli Jpie Electoral College. Chairman Sabath (D-I11) of the House Rules Committee told reporl- ers he has written the President to point out that the proposal might give the South "much greater power than it now possesses." A resolution embodying the proposed amendment has been passed by the Senate and now is in the House Rules Commi(,lcc. It would abolish the electoral plan of choosing the president and vice president and give each candidate for those offices uti electoral vctc in each state lit proportion to the popular vote cast for the candidate. The constitution now gives the entire electoral vote of a state to the candidate receiving the largest popular vote. The Icser gets nothing. Sabnth said he understands that the President has approved the proposed change. "I have heard it expressed." he wrote the President, "that in-a close election, it would give the Suulh a tremendous advantage and perhaps make possible its wielding the balance of power. I am commencing to feel... that it would j^ive the South much greater power than it now possesses. Efibalh concluded with the observation that "I foar that the legislation is not for the best interest of the Democratic Party and of the country. His* position gave support to re- Imports that Northern Democrats and 'P^tany Republicans may team up to "boat the proposal, which must Ket a Uvo thirds vote In the Hcuse before it ran be submitted to the states. Thirty six -states must ratify it before it would become effective. Many Republicans feel that any electoral votes they might pick up in the South, through a chair the present method, would be more than offset by loses to the Democrats, in heavy Republican-voting states. Sonic spokesmen for organized labor proups don't like the proposal. They fear it would weaken their political prestige in'industrial state:; which go Democratic by slight margins with the aid of labor support. The rules Committee has held one hearing on the proposal and* has scheduled another for Wednesday CARUTHERSVILLE'NEWS By' Joan Douglass Miss Shelton Wed Miss Miriam Claire Shelton, c aughter of Mrs. William Prank Shelton and the late Mr. Shelton of Kennett, became the bride of Luke Kirby VanAusdall, son of Mr. and Mrs. L. K. VanAusOfiH of this Cily, in a wedding of quiet hcp.uty and simplicity on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 10 am. The ceremony was performed at the home of the bride, with the Rev. Robert F. dayman, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church of Kcnnett readiri!; the nupMa! vows. An Improvised arched altar was banked with huckleberry foliage and white gladioli, white blossoms and Greenery tilted floor baskets and the altar outline was completed by glowing white tapers in cathedral candklabra. bonnet. The only jewelry was a string of pearls, a gift of the groom. Her bridal bouquet wns a white orchid nestled in n settlni; of lilies of the valley. The entire arrangement topucd a white Bible. George G. Cox. Sr., intended his son a.s best man. Ushers were scboo mates and friends of the groom and the bride's brother. Mrs, Tilman chose a rose formal for her daughters wedding. Mrs Cox selected a blue formal. Both mothers pinned corsages at their shoulders. Following tiie wedding a reception was held In the Forest Room at the Oayoso' Hotel. The room was lovely in its dress of the chosen color scheme, yellow nnd green. A three tiered weddins cake, nil s /P&L to Buy Power From Norfolk Dam WASHINGTON, Feb. 21. <fl"j—The Arkansas Power and J-iight Companj now has permission to purchase .electric power from the goveni- fc^jcnt's Norfolk Dam hi North Ar/Kansas. Approval of a rate schedule foi the sale of electricity to AP&L by the Southwestern Power Ad ministration was announced by the power commission here yestcrdaj Tile company can obtain power from the single 35,000 kilowatt generating unit at Norfolk Dam. POLICE "PURSE - SUIT" Here's the new uniform for New York City's lady cops, modeled by policewoman Joan C. !i*octor Highlight is the handbag, which feriiurcs space for lipstick and powder pulT ai right and revolve: holster at left Mrs. T. II. nedford, cousin of [lie ride, presented a program of pre- '•ptia! music and Miss Donna Rae *ord, soloist, sang "Because." j The bride wore a period gown of vhite Chantilly lace over heavy atin. It was fashioned with a snug- it ting bodice, shoulder-depth neck- ine. and tiny puffed sleeves. Her chape! length veil of illusion :ascaded from a demi-bonnet of atin and illusion. Chantilly larc milts completed the costume. Her Tidal bouquet was of delicate pink rchids in a setting of lilies of the 'alley. Miss Betty WimhcrlyCof Morril. cbr., a college suite-mate of the bride, served « s maid of honor and only attendant. She more a gown 01 pastel blue, affeta and nylon tulle. Matching nitts and a half bonnet completed icr costume. She carried a bouquet of pink Briar Cliff roses, e.'icli perfect rose set apart with loops of white satin ribbon which felt away 'nto a profusion of streamers. Mr. VanAvsdnll served as best man for his son. Following (he ceremony a reception was held in the Shelton home. Mrs. Miriam Ely Laswel], cousin of the bride, .presided at the refreshment table, from which a three- tiered wedding cake, topped with mlimture bride and groom, was served. Mr. and Mrs. VanAnsdall left fo. a southern wedding trip immedlale- ly following (lie reception. . For traveling the bride selected a blue and brown flannel suit with brown accessories. Upon their return they will make their home in this city. The former Mis?. Shelton" is a graduate of Kennett. Irish School. She attended Lindemvood College at St. Charles, Mo., for two year. The bridegroom is a graduate o Western Military Academy. Alton III. He served in the Army Air Corp. during the w ar. He is associate! in business with his father in thi Carutlwsville Motor Comoany. Tillmi»n-Cox Vows Said Miss Betty Jean Tillman of Mem phis,. Tenn., exchanged nuptia vows with George Gilbert Cox, Jr of Marigold, Miss., on Sunday, Fcb 5, at 5 p.m. The ceremony was read at thr First Methodist, Church in Mern phis by the Rev. Taylor, associate pastor of the church. Tile glow from many yellow tap crs set In cathedral candlelabrn lighted the chancel rail which wa amassed in greenery to form a back drop for the colorful wedding party Front floor baskets filled with gladioli, stately fern and foliage nnd yellow blossoms flanked th altar before which the party stood The chvrch was decorated with yel low and green, the color schem for the wedding. A program of traditional nuptia music was presented a.s the guest assembled. Miss Marjorie Asbcrafi formerly of Camthersville, an Charles Lang of Memphis presente vocal selections. Miss Ashcraft wa attired in n smart black formal. Little Miss Jane Ellen Tillman '., Curnthersvllle, niece of the bride served as flower irirl. Her gov.-n wa of yellov: organdy and she carrie yellow blossoms. Serving as maid of honor an only attendant was Miss June Ro Adams of Memphis, vtho wore gown of forest green velvet. Sh earned an arm bouquet of ycllo' carnations with loops of ribbon fall in^r Into a profrsion of. streamers. The oridc. entering on the an of her father, was married In <*o\vti of heavy Ivory satin. Tt. wa fashioned with n fined bodice at Inched to ;\ full skirt m.ide with rosal train. The deep neckline w.i filled in with misty net with see pearl embroidery. Her finci-rhp of illusion cascaded from on ivor , minis, and coffee were served from a refreshment tnbie, laid with imported embroidered cloth. Mvstc furnished by an orchestra liner the direction of Robert Tilman Immediately following the reccp- or.. the couple left for a wedding 'p to New Orleans. Upon their elurn h:cy will make their honv Union Cily. Tenn. Mrs. Cox, the daughter of Mr nd Mrs. O. A. Tilman, who are ormer residents of Caruthersville graduate of the local liigl chool in the class of 10<!2. She radualcd from Memphis Stall ollpse in Memphis. Mr. Cox. the son of Mr. and Mrs eorge G. Cox of Marigold, Is i radiate of Mississippi State Col at Starkville. He is at prescn ssociated with the Internationa Inn-ester Company at Union Cilj Among those attending the wed Ing from Canithersville were Mr nd Mrs. Fred Young. Mr. and Mr.s . P. Lumsden. Mr. and Mrs. Jame 3llllum and Miss Swan Naylor. Arkansori KH^ n Flame Crash ARLINGTON, Tenn., Feb. 21. UP) —A naval aviator, killed when hi FGF fighter powerdived to cart icar here, has been identified Ralph Morris Freeman, an Arkan an. Freeman's name was withheld at cr the crash yesterday so author! ies at the Memphis Naval Air Fiel could notify next of kin. Freeman, ,40, had -been a nav man since 1928, and received his en Isted Aviation pilot's rating in 193 He was born at WaMcnburg, Ark U.S. cotton produclion has movi west In recent years so that Tex a Arizona and California now a. count for nearly half the crop. ^"•*-^B*oKMWMivim^Rai^Mb*isiflp£3n:KV RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Times Today "A DANGEROUS PROFESSION" with George Haft, J'at O'Brien, and Kll.i Klines Warner News ,t Cartoon Wednesday K Thursday "SAVAGE SPLENDOR' (In Technicolor) Neivs it Comedy JUST RECEIVED! NSULATING BOARD We've just received another shipment nf -I x 8 insulating board at this low price. Homc- builrtcrs, (his is an excellent lime for you to make your purchase . , .now, while our stock lasts! ' 98 Use Your Credit — Buy Now! BLYTHEVILLE'S ONL'S Al.l WHITE THFATRF Tucs.-Wed. • 2 Big Hits Thrili-Patked Outdoor ADVSilTliiU! Also Thrilling Co-Hit ROSAUHD BUSSUl MOURNING BECOMES ' ElECTRA MICMlfl BIDCDiV! UVMOHB M»SW Color Cartoon K Kl\ I Officiol Ponders Cose of Convict LITTLE ROCK, Feb. 21. (/I 1 )—Ar- kfinsas Prison Supt. Ifc Henslcc will decide tills week whether lie will ake any action on'the part lie hn.s jcen asked (o piny In the move to save Tommy Jllack from the electric chuir. This was brought out yrstentny n an nniioiincciiicnt from the governor's office. The nnnounccmniil. snttl nil answer to a petition, .submitted by ntlorncys for convicted rape sliiycr Black, ivcnilti be made before Saturday. Meeting with Hcnslce were administrative aides of Govrnor McMath and members of the attorney general's staff. llenslec was nsKCd to order n ianlty hearliiB for Black, whose execution lias been set for next March 10. GOING FOR 100—noucrs DCS Alices, director of the French Inuoratory (or Avian Studies HI Poiliers, has a theory Ihnt a certain product of embryo efjgs u'ill enable him to live to be more than 10(1. After trying the injection- on animals, DCS Alices plnnp lo tnkc infections him^rU SczeiS-e Sflrikers Push New Chcsrges LITTLE HOCK, Feb. 21. (AP) — Charges of unfair labor practice: iiwc bcbbecl up in the -strike ol about 30 editorial and cirarlatloi A spokesrnuri for the Ariiei-icat vorkers at the Arkansas Gazette. spaiK'r Guild (CIO) snys the National Labor Relations Board wil be asked to investigate the charges That request, reports Al Hiekci ANG intrcnational representative vns to be presented to the NLRB of rice in Memphis today. This announcement \va-s one of .wo dcvetoiimenL 1 ; yesterday In th abor dispute between the Gazelt liid members of the guild. The othc was Hie guild's withdrawal of a request for a NLRB hearing on petition of the circulation workers seeking union representation by the guild. Jail Prisoner Charged With Manslaughter PARAGOULD, Ark.. Pell. 21.'(AP) —Manslaughter charges have bren tiled against a Green County prisoner accused of killing a fellow jail inmate during a brawl. Charges were filed yesterday asainst Albert Wogman, 37, of Par- n^ould In connection with the death of William Roy Pierceall, nbouf 45, of Craighead County. Pierceall wns injured in a fight at the county jail here Saturday. He died Sunday enronte to a hos- pitnl. Doth men were in Jail on clrunknts charges. Card Company to Use Churchill's Paintings KANSAS CITY, Mo., Fell. 21. M'r '—Winston Churchill's paintings will appear on Christmas cards tn the United States this year. It will be the first time any of Churchill's paintings have beci used commercially. The Hallmark Greet ing Car< Company announced yesterday I 1 hay obtained a three-year' contrac for ::n]e reproduction riphts in thi: country to 18 paintings by Britain': wartime Prime Minister. He re tains ownership of tiie paintings. The National Geographic Society says that, contrary to general be- .icf, only two important areas of Holland were flooded during the PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Best Prices Kirby Drug Stores CW1UNAXCE NO. »» N OltnjN'ANdK ASSKSSINO TIIE IIK.VKI-Tr.S TO BK KKCKIVKI) BV THE OWN'KKS Of KACII Or T1IK SKVKKAL. LOTS, lil.OCKS. AM) 1MKCKLS OF I .A Ml \VITWN SiXWKK IMI'KOVMII'NT IHSTKICT NO. 1 01- TIIK CI'I'V OK UlA'TllKVIU.K. ARKANSAS WIIKHEAS, more than Iwo-ihlrds i value of the property holders wnliiu property adjoining the locality to be affected and situated In Sewer Improvement District No. 4 H'cnnlml for the purpose ol building a .sanitary sewer system to serve thai area within Ihe City of Ulyllu-ville, Arkansas have petitioned the council of the City of lily- thcville, Arkansas for the construction of ^aid Improvement, and that 'he cast thereof shall he assessed upon Ihe real property of said District ai'cording lo the benefits received; and WHEREAS, said benefits received l>y each and every block, lot and parcel of real property situated In said District equals or exceeds the local assessment thereon; and WHERPAS, the estimated cast of .said Improvement!; Is Thirty Thousand Dollars (J30.000.I]0): TJIEIUCFORE, it Ls now ordained by the City Council of the City of Ulytlu'ville, Arkansas that said several blocks, lots and parcels of real pirncity in said District be assessed t cccrding to the assessment list of said Improvement District a.s the same now remains, or as the same may hereafter be adjusted, in ttie office of City Clerk, and that 6 2:3 perct'nlum of the assessment on Mrs. Caraway Improves WASHINGTON, Feb. 21. (/!•>-_ Condition of Mrs. Hnttlc W. Caraway, 12, former U. S. Senator from Arkansas who stifTcrcd a paralysis 1 stroke about five weeks ago, was' 1 Improved today. - | That was the word from Walter Reed Army Hospital here where she Is convalescing. each of said blocks .lots and parcels .'hall be collected by the County Collector on or before the 1st day of May 1950, and 6 2|3 pcrccnlimi of the assessment shall be eollect- crt with (he first Installment of general taxes becoming due more than five months thereafter and annually thereafter with the installment of general (axes until Ihe whole of said local nsse&snu'nt shall Ue paid. All ordinance.? and pans of ordinances In conflict herewith arc hereby repealed, and this ordinance shall be In full lorce and effect from and after Its passage. Passed February 14, 1950. Doyle Henderson, Mayor ATTEST: W. I. Malin, Cily Clcik 231150 It k believed the Japanese In. vented the folding fan about 67* A.D, MAY BE A FAMILY AFFAIR Kiil«rtlnsr, nose- plckl n g and a lor- inentinu rectal ilch arc often telltale siitn» of Pin-Worrna...i4;ly parasites that medical experts ear In/cat one out of every three persona examined. .Entire fomlHes may tx victims and not know it. To get rfcJ of Pln-Worma, thcs« liwts must not only be killed, but killed [n lh« Jarnc Intestine whcr« Tin-Worms quickly and easily"" IJon't take clianccs with Lhli (Jauycrous, hitfhly conUtftoua condition. At the first Biifn of Pin- Worms, nsk ^oiir^ (IruKsfst for thcsma]J,ensy-lo-takctnLkis l Mrl X foceecl by famous Dr. D. Jayn« * M Son, specialists In worm remcdica * for over 100 years. 1 llox Opens Week Days 1:00 p.m AKUinrc Saturday ^ Sundays al.-Sun. I p.m. Cont Showing Manila, Ark. 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