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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 1, 1950
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 1, 1950 BLYTII'EVILLE (ARK.) COU1UEU NEWS PAGE SEVEN Denfeld Removal Called 'Reprisal' House Group Says Naval Chief Penalized For 'Honest Criticism' WASHINGTON. March 1. <AP) — The House Armed services Com- miU.po today branded the rcniova °'4fc> 1rn - Louls Denfeld as chief o naval operations lost lall as a "reprisal" for his "frank and honest' criticism of unification and nalioii al defense planning. The committee released its formal report on Investigations into the in- lerservlce row today, the same day that Denfeld after nearly 38 years active duly, retired rather than accept another job. Denfeld was one of a number of high military witnesses called before the House committee last Oc- leber aflcr letters released hy Capt. John Crommclln, navy flier, disclosed opposition to phases 'of Ihe uni- fiealion program. Cromrnelin. transferred. to the West Coast, revealed yesterday he had been ordered by Ihe nc\v chief of naval operations Adtn. Forrest P. Sherman to clear in advance any public speeches he make*. The report considered a number of controversial matters on unification and strategy, only on Denfeld was there a difference cf opinion In Ihe committee. A majority of 23 members endorsed the findings, w jth ten of these objecting, however, that the report was too weak. A minority of eight members (all Democrats), found It too strong. The ten members, one Democrat and nine Republicans, urged the attorney general consider charges ag^^t Secretary of the Navy Mat- IhiVs under n 1918 law which forbids Ihe influencing or intimidating of congressional witnesses. Their actions was embodied in a supplementary statement filed with the committee. . Matthews removed Denfeld following his appearance before the committee, but insisted later it was not for Denfcld's testimony. Rep. Hcbcrt (D-La) In a lively closed session yesterday lost by a | -wote of 20 to 11 an attempt to get the committee as a whole to approve Instigation of passible criminal action against Matthews. He then sponsored the supplementary report Rep. Walsh (D-Ind) criliciiKrt Ihe "prepared reporl" anl its views on Fenfeld's ouster as intended to embarrass President Truman and defense officials. "Again it clearly shows," he said In a statement yesterday, "the un- CARUTHERSVILLE NEWS By Joiiu Douglass — Phone 389-J Woman's Club Meets Twenty members of the Carulh- eisville Woman's Club met at the Kims-Apartments Wednesday afternoon with Mrs, J. W. Tlpton and Mrs, Edward James. A routine busincs meeting was conducted with Mrs. Koscoe M. Pierce presiding. Various reports were heard from officers, departmental chairmen and committee chairmen. The legislation department directed the program for the afternoon anil Mrs, Virginia Joplin talked on "Historical Sites in Southeast; Missouri." Mrs. Joplin traced Ihe settlements from Ste. Gcnevieve in 1732. Her report on the settlements in Pcmiscot County evoked comment and brought to light the fact that many present day citizens here are descendants of the earlier settlers. It was suggested thai the material relating to the early history of the county be collected and kept for future generations. Scmo Club Has' Speaker Seventeen members of the Sem< Club met Thursday at the home of Mrs. George Brown. Mrs. Karl Lons was Following the business meeting, Van Merrill of the Cily Drug Store, spoke. Mr. Merrill gave the history of pharmacy, its origin and the importance of proper prescription service. Farm Home Circle The Kami Home Circle Extension Club of Caruthersville met Monday wilh Mrs. J. B. Pruett at" her home near this city. In the absence of the president, Mrs. Ed Davis, Mrs. Pruett presided. A brief business meeting was held and plans were completed for the potluck supper to be held at the Marvin Chapel- Church. Kntfrlatns Card Club Mrs. c. O. Delloff entertained for members of her Iwo table card club at her home Monday evening. Guests Included Mrs. Tom Collins, Mrs. W. M. James and Mra. Wallace Buchanan. High score went to Mrs. James and Mrs. Li. A. Prost received second. Mrs. Buchanan brldgoed. Mrs. Sawyer Cntfrtains Members of her rook club were entertained Friday evening with a covered dish dinner and look by Mr. and Mrs. ojhn Sawyer. Games of roo£ were enjoyed during the evening with two tables playing. holy alliance between and Republicans." Dixiecrats Liberals Seek Platform Of Own Ideas WASHINGTON, March 1. CAP) — Headed fay Senator Ives (R-NY), Republicans who like to be classed as liberals .began trying today to put together their own platform for this year's Congressional racc.s. Ives fold a reporter he had circulated the suggested draft of a platform to several GOP colleagues. Ive.s didn't name them, but those who received copies evidently included Senators Lodge of Mass, Aiken of Vermont, Hcndrickson of New Jersey, Smith of Maine and Tobey of New Hampshire. • .- The group may meet next week I .-•'to -see if they can agree on a statement rivalling that Issued recently by the Republican National Committee and a majority of Senate 1 and House Republicans. Ives and others called the party declaration weak-kneed on such Issues as Civil Rights. The New York Senator criticized Us labor plank he doesn't agree with H-i program. nocrata meanwhile scheduled a new harmony move at a party rally in Chicago, probably In the third week of May. I President Truman and Vice Prcs- I ident Barklcy will be the stars of t a meeting to which all Democratic members of Congress and the members of the party's national committee will be invited. It will be a new opportunity for the President to discuss what he calls his "Fair Deal' 1 program from a pint form in the Midwest. Mrs. Fred Young was in charge of the- program for the afternoon and it was on home gardens. Din-ing the social pcriod-thc members of Ihe club exchanged Sunshine Gifts and played bingo. The club held its annual family night supper at Marvin Chapel Church Tuesday. There were more than 40 persons in attendance. A meal was served to the members and their families. Guests 'included Kev. and Mrs. Marvin Niblack, Mr. and Mrs. Atlas Wallace of Stcele, Mo., Rev. and Mrs. Floyd Brower of Caruthersville and Mrs. McCullough. Rev. Niblack showed two color and sound films. The next meeting of the club will be on Tuesday at the home of Mrs. R. S. Grecnwcll. Garden Club Meets Nineteen members of the Caruthersville Garden club met Monday afternoon al the Public Library Mrs. L. H. Schult presided during a roullne business session. Mrs. Schull also had charge of the program on garden designs and planting. Mrs. Schult had made H number of colored charts . to illustrate her talk and showed garden paintings by Mrs. D. B. Bruggcman a local artist. li-isti-rn Star Meets Thirty-five members o[ the Eastern Star held their regular meeting Thursday evening at the Masonic Lodge. Mrs. Jack Johnson, worthy matron, and Timothy Vickers, worthy patron, presided over the meeting. There was a routine business meeting and a report of the fund-raising dinner was'given. Plans were made for a square dance lo be held March 16. The school of Inslruc- tion, to be held April 27, was discussed during the session. Mrs. D. D. Pinion and F. II| Bio meyer received high score a'.id Mr and Mrs. W. L. Cantrell won low. The nexl mecllng will be at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Holly of Cooler. Church Has Training C'ourst The Presbyterian Church held conference at the church last week for Ihe purpose of training vacatior Bible school teachers. There were four leaders In religious education present to instrucl the teachers. They were Rev. John B. Spragens, the tcai head from Little Rock, Ark.; .Mrs Sally Thrower of Richmond, Va. Mrs. A. D. Ryckman from East St Louis; Mrs. w .C. whilehoure o Carfollton, III.; and Miss Martin Miller of Mexico. Mo. An observation and valuatioi course was given and Miss Mille worked with 12 third graders fo the benefit of the future teachers She gave an example of a Bib! school class and the uses of he equipment, and pictures. After lunch the group discus.™ pictures as aids in teaching chil dren and uses for the money con tributions that children bring to their school. The women of the church serve lunch In the basement. Ther were approximately 00 in attend ance. These included workers frot other churches in the district a \vell as visitors from other local de H. ft. Crawford of Dell, Ark. Miss Donna Fnyc Humrn, student at Southeast Missouri Slate Teachers College- at Cape Glrardcau, suenl the week end visltini! her parents. Mr. niul Mrs. n. II. Hamra. Ted ll«l)r>rison left Monday of liisl week to U-turn (o his home al Ala- niaBordo. New Mexico, after visiting for several clays with his parents. Mi 1 , am! Mrs. C. A. UotXTtsqii. Miss Marilyn Connor, who attends Missouri .Stale Teachers College at Cnpc Glrurclrctu, arrived home Wednesday in. spend several days with her parents. Mi-, and Mrs. Clay Connor, ,!r.. spent last Wednesday evening in Kikrslon. for a brief visit and to attend a basketball same. Mr. and Mi*. Wyman Dlllman iiml (iHiiclUcr, Ann, arrived homo Friday after spondtng a week in New Orleans attending the Mardi CSrns. Mr. ami Mrs. R. L. Ward. Jr., and son, Hobby, v,-ero in Memphis last Tuesday. 'Iron Mike" is Missing From White Sox Camp PASADENA, Calif., March I. VF> "I have only one holdout," Jack Onslo«', Chicago White Sox manager said today. "It's Iron Mike, that pitching robot we bought U> use -in balling pi-notice, iron Mike hasn't arrived yet—but 1 have 13 pitchers in th« flesh all ready and in a few days they'll be able Iron Mike." to throw as hard When housework gcLs you down . . . And nil you do is frown Drive out (it south about a mite Stt back and enjoy life with a smile . . . Watch for Detail* RUSSIANS DESTROY "PEACE"—A strong-faced statue of "Peace" lios brckcn on the ground lifter being removed from the hu^'' Imperial GenruiEi monument in honl of the old Kaiser's puluco in llcrlin by the Russians They're intensifying Ihcir search foi scrnp melal.s. The entire mnnu- mcDt, erected in 1897 to commemorate Ihe birtli of the German Kmpire in 1B71, was lorn down. nominations, Mi'dmilists Allond Meeting A number of members of the two units of the Weolcynn Service Guild of the Methodist Church attended a meeting of Guilds of the Poplar Bluff District which was held In Kennett on Friday evening, February 17, Tewnly-one from this church were present. The principal speaker was Mrs. W. B. Landrum ol Tyler, exas. Also speaking was Mif& Arlinc Tyler, deaconess, of this city. Baptist C'irclu Convenes Twenty-four members of the Una Roberts Lawrence Circle of the I3ap- tist Woman's Missionary Society met Monday evening with Mrs. Leon Flippen and Mrs. Vcrnon Sisco. The program was taken from Royal Service with Mrs. Ed Gaither in charge. She was assisted by Mrs. M. .1. Ycager, Mrs. Flippen, Mrs. William Acuff, Mrs. Sisco. Mrs. Er- st Robertson nnd Mrs. George mnvunt. Mrs. YCUBIT was in u-ge of the devotional study. Pcrsonals Mrs. Mary Pruictt of Memphis WHS in town Inst week to visit relatives nnd to Etttend the wedding of her co n, th e f o rm er M iss Lav ion Thompson to Charles LaFoiRe, Mr. nnd Mrs. James Dickson and small daughter, Uara Ann, of Cape Girarttcau were week end guests in the homes of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Max Dickson and Mrs. John West brook. • Bob Mien of Decntur, TIL. was hero last week end, coining to attend Ihe La Forge-Thompson wedding Sunday, Mr, and Mrs. Sam Sutton of Car- Ixtndale, 111., visited with friends and relatives here during the week. Mrs. Alvin Slaughter of West Memphis was In town last week to visit her sister, Mrs. Lewis LaForgc, and In attend the wedding of Miss Thompson lo Charles LnForgc. Mr. and Mrs. L. P. Lumsden spenl Sunday in Joneslwro and Paragould, Ark., whore they visited relatives. Charles Limbauyh spent n few days of hist w-oek visiting his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Llm- Ixiugl). H1X' Is a student at, Memphis State College. Miss Ann Wilks, Southwestern student from Caruthersville, was Ihe "President's Lady" Saturday evening at the bnl Igiven by Alpha Tun Chapter of Alpha Tan Omega fraternity at the Panorama Room of Ihe King Ccillon Hotel in Memphis. Miss Wllks was ihe guest of the chapter president James V. Cobl) of Philadelphia, Miss. Miss Barbara Blomeycr was a week end KUcsl last week of Mr. and Mrs. fake up7F< enaor "SI Ea '^ sTSrnl pr Democr Following course was lie meeting the study conducted with Mrs. George Brown acting as instructor. The course was on the c nnd laws of the Order. RADIO AND TELEVISION REPAIR Factory-Trained Mechanics Any Make or Model Prompt Service Reasonable Prices Phone 2642 We Pick Up and Deliver Fred CaHihan 110 So..First SI., Blylhcville Hers k trie finest in scientifically-designed, qtialily- built, gmartly tailored sleep units at no more Hum you'd expect to pay for an ordinary innorspring mattress or bor spring. 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