TJMf. FOURTEEN BLYTJIEVJU/E (AHK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, MARCH 10, Housing Bill Starts Rocky Senate Road WASHINGTON, March 10. W-A blll to carry out president Truman's request for 8 middle-Income cooperative housing program started down * rocky path In the Senate today. Already sharply reduced in size by commltte« action, the proposed program faces more trouble from senators who want even more drastic revisions In the legislation. Kcquesf Cut In Half Originally, the administration called for $2,000,000,000 in government-backed loans to housing cooperatives made up of families whose income ranges from $2,«0 to $4,700 .a year. In a compromise move in the Senate Banking committee, the loan figure was cut in half and a plan for direct government guar- «nteec of the loans was dropped. The committee wrote into Ihe bill a financing plan under which the loans would be Insured by a national mortgage corporation for housing cooperatives. The corporation would raise money to moke loans by the sale of debentures, or securities. The revised measure was approved by a 9 to 4 committee vole after a proposed substitute plan for encouraging cooperative housing, offered by Senators Toljey (R-NH) and Ives (R-NY) was defeated 7 to 6. Substitute Ailvanccil The two Republican senators advanced their proposed substitute • gain yesterday after the housing legislation was called up for action in the Senate. Under their plan, special Incentives are provided lo spur private lending to cooperatives under the present, federal housing administration (FHA) loan Insurance program. N* E. Arkansas Bar Association Meets at Osceola Bixty-one lawyers, representing local Bar Associations from Norih- *ast Arkansas towns were In Os- c«ol& yesterday afternoon for the regular meeting of the Northeast Arkansas Bar Association. Associate Justice Ed McFadden of the Arkansas Supreme Court was the guest speaker and was Introduced by CJircuit Judge Zal B. Harrison of Blytheville. Registration for the conference, »t the Mississippi County Library In Osceola, began at 2 p.m. under the direction of Miss Alene Word, vice-president of the Osceola Bar Association. The meeting wan opened by Maurice Cathey of Paragonld, president of the district association, and A. T. Barham, past president of the Osceola group gave the welcome address. During the business session, James Roy of Blytheville spoke briefly on the "Subjects of Interest to Lawyers." After the dinner, also served 1 the' library building, the evening session was conducted by D. Fred Taylor and S. I,. Oladlsh, former prosecutor and Mississippi County Judge, was the principal speaker. He discussed "Remembrances of 40 Tears of Law Work." SANDER OsceolaC.ofC. Plans Sewer Project for'50 Sewer improvements and a county hospitnl were high on the llsi of projects for the Osccola Chamber of Commerce for 19,50 after a meeliiige of the group Um week. Secretary-Manager Chnrk's Jnllfff .said the projects stemmed from the community clinic held in January under the chamber's direction ft ml conducted under Ihe Joint sponsorship of tlie Arkansas Economic Council-State Chamber of Commerce and the Arkansas Resources and Development Commission. Paher While was named by president A. W. Bo wen to head the committee on server Improvements, Dr. L. D. Mn.ssey Ls to be chairman to the hospital committee. I... C. B. Young and J. C. Buchanan were chosen to head the chamber's next most important projects, more adequate hotel fncllltloj; and a planned industrialization program, respectively, ' Other projects .slated for chamber sponsorship include street and sidewalk Improvements, public housing for white and Negro occupancy; nwe city hall and city benntificatlon. Mr. oJlliff said committees and chairmen for these programs will be named Jalcr. Red Cross Total Grows to $5,864 B. O. West, chapter chntrmnn for the fund campaign in progress now for the Chicka.sawba District Chapter of the American Red Cross, said today that collections no\v had reached z total of $.5,864.40. and thnt several communities still hnd 'mnde no report. Additional re|)orEs received today Included 5172.40 collected by Maurice Luttrell, .solicitor on the general socllitittioiui on South , Highway Bi and North Highway 61; and S18 from the Lone Oak .Community, where Erby Hodge is chairman. Mr. West said that. Manila's chairman, E. C. Flceman, had Indicated that a report would be made from that community soon, but that the S900 goal still had not bcerx readied. He indicated that he hoped to reach the goal enrly next week. Ke Li being assisted by Mrs. W. It. Brown in a survey of residential sections for contributions. Two communities, Yarbro and .Flat Lake have over-subscribed their quotas. Continued from Page 1 than one hour before freeing D Sander. With his pretty, smiling wife on his arm, "Herm", as his Intimates call him. pushed his way through a. cheering crowd outside the county court in Manchester, 12 miles from here, shortly before 5 p.m. They stepped into an automobile and were whisked into brief seclusion, pursuing cars soon were outdistanced, but the word got around late last night that Sanders will be home today. Lous E. Wyman ,71-yenr-old defense counsel, alter embracing Dr. Sander In a touching courtroom scene, declared that he felt "the evidence In the case justified the verdict." It was his first murder case in half a century of practice. Importance Minimircil "1 don't feel the part I played was as important as soine ]>ertple ,-say it was," he told newsmen. "" Reginold Borroto. husband of Abbie Eorroto — the woman Dr. Sander was charged with killing by air injections — s.iiri the acquittal was "the most- heart warming news I have ever received. 1 don't know if I can express any happier tboil ghts than that." State to Receive Added Crop Loan LITTLE ROCK, ^^a^cll lp. //PI — Governor McMalh snys an additional $3,200,000 will he available for disaster crop loans in Arkansas".---. The money wit! be mrimly for-erop production lonn.s, the governor salcl. He added that Agriculture Deportment offioinIs assured him efforts would he inude lo take core of hardship cases on refinancing equipment loans. McMnlh made the announcement after a telephone conversation wilh Washington. Action or (he Farmers Home Administration in halting refinancing loans on March 1 had been protested by a delegation headed by banker John Baxter of Derinott, Driver Is Fined $75 Following Collision James Graluim was fined $75 ant costs in Municipal Court this morning on n charge of driving while under the influence of liquor. Graham was arrc.slrd Inst nlghl after the car he was driving plo\vc into the rear of a trailer truck slopped at the traffic light at the Intersection of Division and Chick- aaawbn Streets, officers said. Negro Deaths Services for Dorolhyrinc Jarvis one-year-old daughter of Dec Jarvis, were conducted at II a.m. todaj nt the Marie Bnpli.it cfrTurcli, will burial in tiic Marie Cemetery. The child died Tuesday at the McR.iy Sanatorium al. Alexander, Ark. \V. P Cobb Funeral Home was in charge. KENTUKY'S FAVORITE FLAVOR Cull for Your Key to Hospil.aHty JVo oilier whiskey so universally satisfies ihe taste of Ixnirlion critics as o.ik-ripcncd OLD F1TZ. S.ivor it in simple toddy or highball iriihotit trimmings . -. i liecansc the satisfaction you tcclc is already there! OlD OLFITZG£RALO IQHBtO SOUC RASH KWTUCKY STBJklGHT tOUBaOi-l WHlSm . 1QQ —Courier News Photo FORMAL Ol'KNIN'G t'I,ANXKH—This Is the new-style "Breese-In" drive-In which Is to have Its formal [>ening at 11 a.m. tomorrow, oivncd by W. E. Wallace, these ..drive-ins are sold by the million-dollar Breesc nterprise.s, Inc., which recently moved Its headquarters to Hlylhcville. This drive-in is located nt 21sl and Tain Streets. V. M/'ssco Scouts Plan Meeting On Father-and-Son Relations North Mississippi County Boy*- cout tenders voted last night Co icmsor lecture-instructions on fath- j r find son activities and relations! te this month or in early ApriE. ! Ftoyd While and J. V. Oale.s were j anted committcemeu to complete Isms for the meeting, and the Rev. . L. Roblsou, pastor of the First lethodist Church at Luxora, will e «sked to conduct the meeting. Tentative plans were mapped out [i.st night at a meeting of the North lississippi County District Scout 'aclers at the City Hull, in Blytlie- ilte. During committee reports last Ighl, it was pointed out that the 5-Scout contingency from the Etosl- n Arkansas Area Council of Boy eouls to attend the national Jam- •oree had been filled and that lutdt- onu! registrants could not be ac- omodated. It «'as pointed out that nine rcp- csentntivcs ivould^ compose the Ma- iln delegations of Troo|) 32 at the ntional Jamboree at Valley Forge, a., and that other North Missis- [)pi County troops to be rcprcsent- I nt the .summer camp will include roop 255 at Dell, two reprcscnta- ve.s; 'lYoop 38 at Blytheville. 'lYdop 2 fit BlyLhevllIc and Troop 31 at lythcville, one each. In the South Mississippi County i]strict, both Joiner and O.sceola ill have two representatives nt (he imp. The Scouts were allowed to reg- iter in order of tlie receipt of up- llcntioti, and an early deadline for erniis.slon to atfencl caused the quo- to be filled In short order. Activities for the remainder of larch and the liioiillt of April, ac- ording to committee reports <|is- usspcl last night, include a cnmpo- ce for the entire district April 14 ml 15 near Manila. lAayd Ward, liairman of the Camping and An- tvitfcs Committee, is scheduled tu 'ork out complete plans. hen lie r.s hip couc.so.s are being tlnniiPfl for Bear Crrrrk Lake at .furiaimn March 18 and 1£). ant] •eprc.senlnhvoK it-tun this district re to alt end. Snnilma.slers and roop comnuttceinen are lo par- psitR in the tniimng session.'The irst session for lOSO was conducted t Lnxura, nnd the group \vill cun- ene in Jnnrsburo April 16 and 17. Obituaries 'oint 4-H Meetings -leld at Victoria Keiser, Mi&sco. Victoria, Burdette incl MiUigan Ridge 4-11 clubs were iresent at the County Council Training and Recreation meeting Monday night. Tlie approximately "0 members met at Victoria. Lavon Easlcy. council president, presided over the meeting during which time plans were made for the Executive Meeting to be held March llth. Group discus.sions were led by \lr. Mfillorh. county agent. Mr. Watson. assLslaiit county agent and Mi5.s Wells home ajjent. ' Former Resident Dies in Michigan Joe Yate.s, 68. a former Blytheville resident, died at a Flint, Mich., hospital last night after an illness of about 10 days. Scri'icc.s for Mr. Yates are to be conducted In Mint tomorrow. He suffered a heart attack about 10 days ago and had not been removed (roin the hospital since that time. Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Misses Rose and Ann Yates; a son, Joe Yate.s, Jr.; and two grandchildren, all at Flint. He was born In Rector, Ark., nnd was a brother of the late PemLscot County Judge George Yates of Hayti. While In Blytheville lie was bakery goods salesman. • • • Larkin L. Enlow Dies at Manila Services for Larkin Leonard Enlow. 37-year-old farmer who resided near Manila, will be conducted at 2 p.m. Sunday al the Manila Pentecostal Church by the Rev. Eddie Cagles, pastor of the Little Hiv. Pentecost, church. Mr. Enlow died at Ration Clinic al Manila al 8 p.m. Inst night. Survivors include his wife. Mrs. Lena Bell Enlow; two daughters, Mrs, Freddie May Webb of O^ceo* la, and Miss B rend a Louise Enlow of the home; two sons, Charles Monroe and Larkin Eugene Enlow. both ol the home; a brother. Hatnp Enlow, of Bernice. La., and a sister. Mrs. Algie Parker of Lake Village. Ark. Cobb Funeral Home of Blylherilto Is in charge. Burial will be al the Manila Cemetery: • * ' • ' Husband of Former BlytheYille Woman Dies Charles o. Fugh, 51. of Memphis, whose wife was the former Miss Alma Anderson of Blytheville. died yesterday after his car crashed into n guy wire on a curve near Greenwood, Miss. The accident is said to have occurred about 2:XO a.m. yesterday, and Mr. Pugh died aboil 1 . IS minutes later without, regaining consciousness. Survivors other than his wife. Include a son. Charles o. Puijh, Jr.; 'a brother. Homer Pugh of Little Rock; and three sisters. Mrs. Carter Krwin, Greenville. Miss.; Mrs. William Bowen of Alexandria, la.. Solon Works On 'Big Cases' In Spy Hunt WASHINGTON, March 10. W,Senator McCarthy (R-Wis) worked today on "a number of important cases" which he contended will back up libs charges that a Communist spy ring is operating in the State Departfent. The Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee which is investigating his accusations, Is in recess until Monday. McCarthy said he believes he can finish outlining his cases In about live hours then "if I am not interrupted." Interruptions United The committee voted late yesterday to refrain from further interruption In the hope McCarthy will wind up his testimony by nightfall Monday nnd let the group get on. Angry flare-ups at the inquiry have caused it to nnve at a snail's pace. "I will present a number of Important cases ami will name names in each case." McCarthy told reporters. "In some Instances I will make the names public. In others I probably will give the names to the committee in confidence." The committee has invited Dorothy Kenyon to a public hearing Tuesday to make a formal reply to charges of McCarthy. Nurse Slayer Dies in Chair Bv Harley Verslilne TUCKER PRISON FARM, Ark., March 10. (if} —Thomas Edwin Black, convicted nurse slayer, died In the state's electric chair at 7:07 'a.m. today. The 29-year-old Utlle Rock automobile mechunic entered, the execution chamber softly singing a hymn, "I thank you Jesus, I thank you Ix>rd." He wore a blue sports ihiit, brown sports slacks and brown shoes. StrapiKil In at 7 a.m. He was strap|>ed in the chair at 7 a.m. and pronounced dead seven minutes later. Thus ended a long legal fight to save the ex-serviceman's life—a bat- lie that lasted until after 4 p.m. yesterday, when his volunteer attorneys finally abandoned their ef- forts. Black liviee had received stays as appeals were made to the United States mid Arkansas Supreme Courts and to Gov. Sid McMuth. Bui. all declined to intervene. IJclty McCall was Victim [Muck's victim was Betty Jane McCall. 25. She was strangled near here Hie night of Sept, 28, 1018, after vlsiiing " night club with Black. After the execution, witnessed by official witnesses and newspapermen, Hie l>ody of Black was turned over to a Sheridan funeral home. Funeral plans haven't been announced. Black nle the condemned man's traditional last meal last night, ami it was a big one. The fare included venison, quail and fresh straw- Arkansas Fires Cast Up LITTLE ROCK, March ifl MV. • I sudden outbreak ,of fires throughout Arkansas forest areas eased uu to day. ' ' The Arkansas forestry depart I nient said 3.043 acres of timber lam were burned yesterday—about on. half the acreage of the precedini day. ' Eureka Springs Man Die; FAYETTEVILLE. Ark., March 10 ('!'>—Robert W. Lyon, 72, Burekc Springs real estate operator am, husband of Chicago Tribu:«< Columnist Marge Lyon died lailVnlgtr hi a VA hospital here. He had beer ill several weeks. He held the honorary title of "Judge." berries—which we shared with foui other inmates of the death house. Hioh Incidence Of Heart Disease In State Is Cited Of the H.950 persons who died fn Arkansas last year. 5,481 died of j heart diseases. Dr. L. D. Massey, of ' Qsceola and county campaign chairman for the American Hoart Association, told members of Blytheville'.s Rolnry Club yc.s l erday. In urging members to .support the Heart Association. Mr. Massey point- ea out that 70 per cent of tlie funds raised in the slate this year will remain in Arkansas to help establish an Arkansas Heart Association! Dr. Ma.ssey tolti of how doctors are handicapped by lack of knowledge of heart ailments, but pointed out that progress has been made in the field. GuesUs at- yesterday's meeting included William Cobb. Lit:Ie Rock; Mayor I. D. Shedd. Manila; Jim Sargeant, Little Rock; Ihe Rev. M. R. Da\vson, Centralifi. Mo.; Harold OohlcndorC and Robert Graves, Osceola; TuII Johnson, Joiner; Mnx Reid, the Rev. Lester Strubhar, M. W. Spencer and Chester Quails. Ira Koonce was this v.ek's Junior Rotarijm. and Mrs. Dovis nraun of Gloster. .Miss. National Funeral Home is in charge. ANNOUNCING New Business Hours: Ik-ginning Monday, March 13 we will be open for business on Ibis new schedule which permits us to offer you more convenient service: WEEKDAYS 6 A.M. to 7 P.M. SUNDAYS 7 A.M. to 12 Noon After Hours, Please Call • Tiuddy Harrison 1'hone 2225 • ..I. C. "I'nppy" Walters I'honc 0208 >|, otlc "Hats made to fine that all others must If compared to them." 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