The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 30, 1950 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 30, 1950
Page 12
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PAC« TWELVI Atlantic Powers Seek Finish Of European Defense Plan _BIA'THKVtLLK (AKK.) COURIER NKWI V WASHINGTON, Oct. 30. ,.., ,. Atlantic powers' defense committee Kt out »o finish framing today the ftructuM of a combined defense force bo protect Western Europe against any aggression from Russia. But Interposed was an ojd obsta- cte over which the Atlantic nations had stumbled before—should German forces be organized to participate in the common defense? If so under what conditions? The opening of today's session h«4d forth hope* that the defense minliten ot the 12 pact countries could Iron out details and disagreements by tonight. H was a hope, not a certainty. In the liret closed-door meeting at the defense committee on Saturday, French Defense Minister Jules Moch presented hU government's ideas about the German question. Presumably they were as stated before: The rearming of Western Germany, the formation of German military force.?, should wait until some form of European defense council is formed. This civilian council would control a supra-national military force. If eventually there are any Gorman units In it they shouldn't be big, but should be smaller, than division size. "Menace Is Urgent" This isn't the idea of the United States and Britain. They contend the menace of Russia is so great and urgent that everything possible should be done swiftly—Including formation of German units to help the combined defense. They have offered guarantees on the size and control of the German units, but not 1 the kind Modi's government demands. Everyone talked about it for long hours on Saturday. Then, after all the ministers had it chance for phone consultations with their home government.'! during n Sunday recess, they were called back this morning to talk some more. "First H»H Completed" The German rearmament question didn't, consume all the time Saturday. A brief and only slightly Illuminating communique Saturday night said the committee "completed this first half of Its agenda." It didn't say what this contained. It developed that this first half ob- Tlously didn't include either the controversial German question nor the entirely non-controversal matter of setting up a supreme command for the integrated European lore*. Foe some reason, the final agreement to establish the command had been left aside while the conferees talked about the French position on German rearmament and on other matters. This was despite a previous general Informal accord on creating the command and the widespread understanding the commander probably would be the American General Dwight D. Eisenhower. Separated for 46 Years, Blytheyille Man and Hit Cousin Meet Again Here Tridiivg a 46-year separation was the reunion yesterday of W,, • M. Burns and his cousin, Jack Burns of Henning, Tenn. • The cousins were separated in Tennessee 46 years ago when W. M. Burns moved bo Arkansas to make his home. During the ensuing years, the cousins lost con- Uct with each other and not until Jack Burns arrival in Blytheville yesterday did Mr. Burns know of his cousin's whereabouts. Jack Burns was accompanied to Blytheville for the day by his wife and son, Tommy, and his wife . W. M. Burns, who has made his home in Blytheville for a number of years. Is engaged in the real estate business. He and Mrs. Burns make their home at 912 Chlckasawba. Heater Causes Alarm An overheated hot water heater Drought firemen to Speck's Barbershop in the 200 block on East Main Street at noon today. NO damage resulted. Obituaries Orville Elkins Dies; Services Held Today Services for Orville Otto Elkins, 1501 W. Ash, who died early yesterday morning nt his home, were conductedv this afternoon at '2 o'clock at the Cobb Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. p. H. Jernl- gan, pastor ot the Calvary Baptist Clnircll, officiating. Burial was In Elmwood Cemetery. He had been ill for some time. Mr. Elkins, 49, was born In Don- Iphan. Mo., June 3, 1901, and came lo Blytheville in 1921. He formerly was connected with the Chicago Mill Corp. and Ihe Phillips Motor Co., but had been active In farming since 1945. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Nettie Mae Elkins; one daughter. Mary Louise; two sons, Orvilie, Jr., and Joe Evans; three sisters. Mrs. Vcima Benslcy ot Houston. Tex., Mrs. Margaret Guntcr of Humble, Tex., and Mrs. Mae Moore of Luf- kln, Tex., and one brother. Hoy b'lkins of Shreveport, La. • • • Mrs. Mary Srite, 79, Dies at Home Of Daughter Here Services for Mrs. Mary Josephine Srite, 79, of Blytheville, who died at Blytheville Hospital early yesterday morning after a short illness, were conducted this morning at 10 o'clock at Cobb Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. E. c. Brown, pastor of the First Baptist Church nnd the Rev. Lester Strubliar. pastor of the First Christian Chinch, officiating. Burial was In a Paragould Cemetery, Mrs. Srite was born In wlngo, Ky., but had made her home in Blytheville for many years. She was living at the home of her daughter Miss Jessie Srite. 127 W. Davis, at the time of her death. Other survivors include a sister, Mrs. Elizabeth Howell of Paragould. * • • Willie f. Sircloumb Dies In Memphis Hospital Funeral arrangements for Willie Edward Sircloumb of Wilson, who died late yesterday at the Baptist Hospital In Memphis, were incomplete today. Mr. Sircloumb, 40. died immediately on arrival at the hospital. He had been suffering with a heart ailment. Holt Funeral Home Is in charge. Mrs. Minnie Wells, 78,-Dies at Home of Son •" Mrs. Minnie Wells. 18. of Blythe- villc. died early yesterday morning at the home of her son, Llndsey Wells, in Detroit. Mich. Funeral arrangements are incomplete pending the arrival of the body in Blytheville. Holt Funeral Home will be in cha rge. Driver Forfeits Bond Charles C. Underwood forfeited a S46.15 cash bond in Municipal Court this morning on a charge of driving while under the Influence of liquor. E. C. Patton and Marion Koehlcr ench forfeited SIO bonds on charges of speeding and Sylvester Picrson, Negro, forfeited a $00,25 cash bond on a charge of carrying a concealed weapon. FARMERS! You Can Buy Anything wi have on NEXT FALL TERMS Vz DOWN Balance Oct. 1, 1951 HUBBARD & SON FURNITURE Phone 4409 Blythevitll Ark. Brannan Asserts Need for Form Price Supports WASHINGTON, OCt 30 Wi— Secretary of Agriculture Brannan said today the United States must have abundant farm production In the months ahead and the country should assure the farmers some price protection. Brannan told the 2<Jlh Annual Outlook Conference, attended by top agricultural economists, that all prospects indicate such output. But something should be done, he said about the possibility that the production of more than the American people need immediately might tend to drive down tamers' prices, The situation requires the Agriculture Detriment, lo think about price supports in terms of the commodities most needed, nrannan said. He declared, "however, that price supports limited as at present to certain basic commodities is not, the answer. "We need the assurance of support lor products like meat milk and CESS." he said. There already are price supports for milk and eggs, although no decision has been made whether the egg program will continue next year. SLAYING (Continued from page 1) an argument over some money. The Negro, according to the witness' statement, went into another room of the building nnd obtained a shot gun but three Negro women who were In the building pesuaded the Negro man not to shoot. A fight followed during which Claude Hntley was knocked tlown. Elaie Hatley then lett the building and went to his father's home uear- by. obtained a shotgun and came back. Shotgun Blast Heard Elzic Hatley then entered the beer parlor, Sheriff Bcrryman quoted the witness as saying, and a few minutes later a shotgun blast was heard followed by three shots that sounried like shots from a rille or pistol. The witness, according lo his statement, was outside the building when tile shots were fired, and Sheriff Berryman quoted him as saying that a few minutes after the shots were licnrd Sanders stumbled out of the front door holding his chest. Elzie Hntiey followed him out and helped him into a waiting car nnd Ihe two left. The witness, according to his statement. left the scene immediately after Sanders came outside. Deputy Sheriff Charles short who assisted Sheriff Bcrryman Coroner E. M. Holt and other officers with the investigation of the shooting, staled that a shot gun which hnd been fired once, was found close by lying on the lawn In front of the beer.par|or and that a 44-40 calibre rifle, which had also been fired, was fount! in the building by Stale Trooper Clyle Barker Deputy Short slated that Parish's body was found lying in a door way between two rooms of the house. Four bullet holes were counted in the wooden door leading from a trout room into a buck room where a dice table was found. Coroner's Jury Called A coroner's jury was summoned by Coroner Holt, shortly after the shooting but no decision was made. Parish Is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harrlie Parish of near Dell. At the time of ills death i'arisli was under bond on a charge of first degree murder. He was charged with killing Henry (Mac) Downing. 23. of Your Carrhf — WASHINGTON, Oct. V). W—A* _ new point system, based on age, oPdepe'ndenuJ** *lo guide the"!^- ^f GSf 6/71 FlOOQ my's handling of its reserve enlisted •»•••»•»• men. Announcement of the hew plan was one of two week-end developments affecting such men. In the ather. the Army announced that It is making no more mandatory calls lor enlisted reserves except for n AVIATION IS HOBBY— Charles Gurnow, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Gurnow, 017 West Park, who has been a Courier News carrier for the past year and a half builds model airplanes as a hobby In the eighth grade. Charles delivers the Courier News on Ash Street Irom Third to Division. 609 Koreans Get Death Sentences SEOUL, Oct. 30. (0>i— Republic of Korea military and civil courts have decreed the death penalty for 000 persons for wartime offenses since the Red Invasion June 25. Court authorities said 2,801 cases involving 3,416 persons, including 115 women, have been tried. The charges Included aiding the enemy, conspiracy, desertion, illegal confiscation of property, murder, rape and arson. Forty-eight were sentenced to life imprisonment, and 642 to from six months to 20 yards hard labor. Ninety nine were freed. The remainder await action by civil courts. Red Germans Trench Border ot W. Berlin UERLIN. Ocl. 30. «>j—East, Germany's militarized police dug trenches and laid barbed wire at four places near the border of West Berlin during the weekend. American officials reported today. The Soviet zone entrenchments apparently were for field training of police infantry units. The Allied High Commission kept the development under close observation. Police Go to Dogs TEL AVIV. Israel (Ah;—Dogs are going to help Israel's police force of 3.304 men In tracking, identifying, and apprehending suspected criminals. Thirty-three well-trained dogs have Just been "graduated 1 ' from the Beit Dagon police station: They include riobermanns. boxcr.s, aire- tiales and German shepherds. Sleele ,by striking him over tl" head with u blunt instrument during a fight, at a nightclub in Bteele last 'May. Pemiscot County Sheriff K, F Claxton of Caruthersvillc. Mo., said this morning that Parish was freed after posting bond several month' ago but that he did not remember what size bond he made. Funeral services for Parish will be conducted tomorrow at tlie home ot lils parents with burial in Elmwood Cemetery. Cobb Funeral Homo is in charge of arrangements. In addition to his parents, he also Is survived by five brothers. Junior and Billy Parish of near Dell: Carl and Cole Parish of Kansas City Mo,, and Clyde Parish of Walnut Kldnn; and four sisters, Mrs. Clnni Austin of Memphis, Mrs. Vivian Russell of Sikeston, Mo., and MIT Dennic Minyard and Mis.-, Dori' Parish, both of near Dell. Army Devises Point System For Handling of Reserves r T «**^»«*« mm m m m^m^mj Toll Mounts as Two More Die r'," — .v-uv....... CA^CIJI iur H PORTLAND, Ore., Oct ^0 (yt*i united number ot medical and Flooding Oregon rivers today'added outlier nte cence stwlallcl« <<..ii. «.j j,,.-......... . . .' ? u " tu muter intelligence specialist death and destruction to the heavy Both developments apply only to loll already tnfllclcd on the Pacific lllfitfln rPXPrvKfri; nn* tn off<,*„..„ ,,--n t ,_*.._ *;... . * "-" ll - ilistcd reservists, not to officers, northwest from five days o f Pac c The point system is to be used in storms. ' determining (1) which reservists .......... 0 ,., miim iciemsis 'ne noons naa claimed two livr-i among those on active duty will be and one person was mis-tint thk sent overseas and (2) thp nr*e r .< n ,,,nr,,in., „»... ,i...... '..?'• : sent overseas and (2) the order in which additional reservists would be ordered to active duty in the event of possible future call-ups. Few Faints Mean Call III both these determinations the first men to be chosen would be those with the fewest points, within desired military specialties. Points—called service credits are to lie credited under the system as follows: One credit for each year of the reservist's age over 20. one for each year of reserve service, two for each combat award he has received, four for each year of aclivo service, four for each year of overseas service and eight for each dependent. The Army said that some men with the highest service credit score with the highest service scores probably will be relieved from active duty within three months but stressed: "There will be no establishment of a quota for relief Iron) active duly on ii worldwide scale, nor will there be any mandatory overall relief score." morning; after rivers, swollen by the prolonged steady rain, went out o( their banks all the way from the Oregon coast to the cascade range. Scores of towns were Isolated as highways were blocked and train schedules interrupted. Many rural families were marooned and schools and lumber mills closed. New areas were evacuated as the crest, of the rampaging Wilamette River, major dream In the area. moved into the mid-Willamette flood crest passed Eugene Students Receive Pins For Concert Ticket Sales sponsored here Oct. 17 by the Courier News were awarded Jnucl pins today by Robert Lipscomb director of the Blytheville High School Band. Receiving the gold-plated pins which were donated by Miss Jessi SEND YOUR CLEANING WITH YOUR LAUNDRY Whether you send us your woolens for re-freshing. . .or, your linens and col- Ions for new wbilencss and brightness, Hicy nil coine clean here! Our modern cleaning and laundry equipment.. .experienced workers... lop efficiency in handling, enables us lo give you quick, nualtly service. I he'lowest possible prices! I'hone JUS for pick-up today I Blytheville Laundry-Cleaners FAST DEPENDABLE SERVICE Srite, operator of The Accessory Shop, were Martha Foster Pat He-am, Buddy Phillips, Thomas Mabrcy and Ruth McKisson. Formosa Is the largest island tn the western Pacific. . The floods had claimed two lives Valley. last night where hundreds r evacuated yesterday a s lowlands were inundated. DRAFTEES (Continued from page 1) ton, Calif.; Bobby G. Dildine. Ca- ruthcrsvilie, 'Mo.; A. j. Holeyfiekl, Hlytheville, Homer H. Hughes, Pjirojn, OJcla.; Raymond p. Blake, Etowali and Ray Black, Negro, Blytheville. Registrants who were transferred from other boards anil left with u>- Five students who sold the most ^ B '°" P ;V "' e Ylllialalcc »° S. tickets to (he Marine Band concert ? u >, CMSa - M! ""''>: Jessie C. Ruthcr- sponsored here Oct n bv ll.p ford ' and E "8«ie Burr, Blytheville; Leonard B. Horton, Osceola; Fonzalo P. Roririqucz. Joiner, Felipe Gonzales Jr.. KcLser; Lemon Cooper, Negro, Wilson and Joe N. Austin. Negro, Blytheville. 'Die two men that failed to report previously and who reported this morning were Venion L,. Kich- ardson and Thomas A. Azbell both of Blytheville. The next, call for men for physicals will be Nov. 2, when 40 are scheduled lo leave. Fund Campoign ' «'«ye/ For Negro Scouts Gets Under Way MONDAY, OCTOBKR *>, A finance campaign for Mississippi County's Negro Boy Scouts got under way this morning. The drive will continue until Nov. 12. The Blytheville phase of the drive will center on an attempt to collect all donations of len dollars or more during the first week, with n general solicitation campaign scheduled for the final week. Solicitors will visit Negroes only, It was announced this morning. Dr. H. K. Nunn is chairman and Dr. T. H. Keith co-chairman of the North Mississippi County district drive and they will be assisted in Blytheville by will Moss, George O'Rear, Rebecca Williams and A. E. Lester. Other chairmen Include Wills SmiittKuicr of Armorel, Rev. T. J. Green of Clear Lake, John Rogers and Burclion of Del), Freddie Paynes of Number Nine and John Buckner of 40 and Eight. Dr. Nunn pointed out that there are 10 active Negro scout troops In Mississippi County. Israel Settles Dispute JERUSALEM, Oct. 30. (/P)—Warring Israeli political parlies patched up their difficulties last night and paved the way for a new coalition cabinet. Their action forestalled the dissolution of the Knesset (parliament) and new general elections. TORONTO—/*)-B«*n H.»nh.m of surburban Weston h« been u an BulomobU* only six time* u his life »nd on t streetctr only M V tn times. But on a bicycle—th»t'« different. The wiry 51-year-oW S,, logged about 300,000 miles through England, Canada and the Unitirt Slates since 1914. a When he came here fron n in 1923, he had travelled only 50000 miles, but, lia.s made up for It since that time. Trips to South Carollni Quebec City and the Adirondack,,' added to his score. HU favorite pedalling grounds still are in Ontario, however. During the regency of o Orleans in the 16th Century, a lout strip of muslin was adapted for ' a lie. This was not wrapped around ' but was sewn onto tht the neck, shirt. faik-d to relit- COLD MISERIES YOU OWE II TO YOURSELF TO TRY 666-ITS DlffERENT 666 STOP LOOK AND LISTEN . . ; TO THIS! 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