The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 17, 1950 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 17, 1950
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FRIDAY, MARCH 17, 1950 flLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ingineers Reveal •fate River Plans PINE BLUFF, Ark.. March 17. Cff) •U. S. engineers explained their mis for taming the Arkansas Rlv- • ill this vicinity nt a public hear- ig yesterday afternoon. Work is planned along an 18-mile retch. It'll be part of the overall ood control, hydro-electric power id navigation program for the Aransas from Tulsa, Okla., to Us loulh. Congress has approved the Ian, but still must .appropriate unds. • ' ' •" * * * * -Y. *. * Woman's Club Members Renovate Clubhouse In Preparation for State Convention Here Members of Blythevlllc's Woman's Club yesterday look Initial steps in putting their clubhouse and grounds la ordei .or Hie stale convention to be held here April 21 and 22 f hen the slate convention of nen's Clubs meets here it will be first time the BIytheville group has been the host club since the year of its federation, 1022. That year there was no clubhouse. The house ivns acquired four years later through the efforts of Ed Johnson, who helped the women secure an old Cotton Belt depot. Since then, there has been constant activity to build the organization and Its rive departments into ' a "niecca for recreation." as it was ' termed by its founders and lo re' lain the "spirit of friendship that brought about Us organization." The interior of the building has been re-painted. Light fixtures and new drapes are to be added, and . to dress up the exterior and clubhouse grounds, this year's members are collecting shrubs lo be placed around 1 the building. phrubbcry Sought i It was landscaped about a year ago. Mrs Kendall Berry, president, has asked that BIytheville residents with excess shrubbery contact members within the next few days In order that the benutifiration can be completed prior to convention time. The committee.,in ..charge Ls com- Mfci of Mrs. C. M. Gray, Mrs. C^ib Dickinson and Mrs. C. A Tant. The 1922 convention was conducted at the home of Mrs. S. S. Sternberg, who served twice as the ••'ruaniziiUnirs president. Miss Elizabeth Lange was Us charter president. Mrs. John Wesley "Blvthc was president when the riiovo to obtain a club house began and presidents to that dale had also included Mrs. W. H. Baker. The abandoned depot, after the addition of hardwood floors and re- fmjshlng of red gum wood work, was given a stucco exterior, and provisions were made for a ballroom, elevated stage, fireplace, dressing room, kitchen and serving pantry. . . It was formally opened Oct. 14, 1926. when the club women from Northeast Arkansas were guests. There was then a handful of members. Today there arc HO. Clubhouse Former Depot The abandoned depot with its stern English lines of architecture that, by the aid of the Public Works Administration In depression days, was converted into a habitable edifice also has housed two 'district conventions. The last was in April, 1047.-and the other In 1938. Programs are concerned with legislation, education, public welfare international relations, citizenship] the American home, fine arts and mental hygiene. The club sponsors girls for Girls State,''boys and girls for music camp, contributes to the crippled children's hospital, school for the blind. Red Cross, Tuberculosis Association, the Junior High art pro- ject and Slate Penn- Art Fund. Garden Club Division Formed Presidents have included the four mentioned before who served dur ing thn "meeting In homes" days and eleven others. Mrs. E. F. Bloymeyer served seven years. Mrs. C. Q. Redman, and Mr:,, v, vv. Hawkins, four each. Others included Mrs.^Roy Walton Mrs. R. P. Klrshner, Mrs. J. H. Brooks, Miss Cora Lee Coleman Mrs. Charles Ray Newcomb. Mrs Jesse While, Mrs. Ray Hall and Mrs. Berry. Late lost year, the Garden Club division was formed. It has been federated now and under the leadership, of Mrs. J. E. Crafton has sponsored a Christmas home lighting contest and Is assisting with the club's beautification program Woman's 'Eye Memory' Traps Robber-Kidnaper LOS ANGELES, March 17. (I A convicted robber-kidnaper, trapped by a woman who couldn't for- gftt hlf eyes, has been sentenced to life in San Quentin Prison. Henry J. Thwaltes, 38, Wilmington, Calif., received the term yesterday for the holdup robbery and kidnaping lust July of San Pedro cafe owner George Speropoulous, 61 Thwaltes partner, Gordon K. Darcy, 37, was sentenced earlier to life Thwaltes was arrested when Mrs Mary Biglcr, a patron in the cafe at the time of the holdup, identified his eyes after peering at 22 sets o eyes of known criminals; For Service • "Our Telephone Number Has Been Changed From 821 to 6821. Dial 6821 For Service. Ark-Mo Power Co. Atom Smashers Produce New Element in Creation Puzzle . Included In the work near here ' be costruction of a new and |>cr- nanent channel for more than half ie 18 miles to straighten out sharp urvcs and eliminate erosion. Bank stabilization will be anther item—also to prevent ero- on. The area of work lies partly In ie Little Roek and pnrlly In the 'icksburg engineer district. Rcprc- entatives from both offices were ere yesterday. tatorions See Girl Scout Film "Friendship." a film on Girl Scout ctivity. was shown members of tile BIytheville Rotary Club yesterday. Girl Scouts Judy Palmer and Sara 'o Strickland told Rotarians of the mrpose of the Girl Scouts and of roop activity In Dlythcville. This week murks the such anni- rersary of the organization. Guests at yesterday's meeting at totel Noble Included Mrs. W. R. Campbell, leader at the Central Vard Girl Scout troop; Mrs. Glenn 3. Lacldr president of the Lone ?roop A.ssoclation; Tom Miller- Lloyd Godley. Osceola; Ralph E Jones. Steele; and H. R. Brltt, Mex- co, Mo. dangerous Bar Stool Costs Owner $25,000 SAN FRANCISCO, March 17. (IP, -A superior court Jury yesterday iwarded $25.000 to Mrs. Laura O''- Donnell for the fatal Injury of her nisband, who twice fell from a bar tool. Thr award was against bartender- >wner Dustln Glover. Mrs. O'Dcm- nell said her husband, John, was accidentally brushed off the stool by Glovtr who then propped the man, his head bleeding, back up— •md he fell off again. He died at a hospital of a tractured skull. Woman Dies of Burns MOHRILTON, Ark., March 17. AP)—Mrs. Ruby Helda Powell, 34, died at a hospital here yesterday of burns suffering in explosion of a stove at her home in Perry county ast Dec. 11. She was the wife of Robert Powell. The funeral was to be held today at Pcrryville. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. PACE rrvn Friday & Saturday "RIDERS OF THE RANGE" with Tim Halt Cartoon & Serial Saturday Owl Show "CAPTIVE WILD WOMAN" with Evelyn Ankers and John Carradme Cartoon Sunday, Monday & Tuesday Ingrltl Bergman's "STROMBOLI" under the inspired direction of Koscllinl Warner News & Sliorts seen. However, they hart been able to predict some of Its properties. I'hcy knew it would have some relationship (o Element, 66. a rare] earth named dysprosium. This' name comes from a Greek word meaning "hard to get, at." With confirmed the discovery. ' The researchers suggested that quick chemical procedures they No. 90 be mimed Californium. They added, however, that the best they could do lo Justify the name would be lo point out that ;'thc searchers for another clement (gold) a century ago found it difficult to gel. lo California." No. 08 has no future as a source of atomic energy, said Dr. Seaborg, but adds to man's understanding matter. By Kennle Taylor BERKELEV, Calif,, March 17. m —The atom smashers have produced another new element, a strange, invisible substance which seems to fit dramatically into Ihe Jigsaw puzzle of creation. The newcomer is Number 98 in the list of known elements which make up the universe. It docs not now exist naturally on earth, but may have for a few fleeting minutes "In the beginning," when matter was formed. Found in California. The discovery was reported today by a team of University of California scientists working under contract with the Atomic Energy Commission. Tiiey are Dr. Stanley O. Thompson, Dr. Street, Jr., Ur. Albeit Ghiorso and Dr. Glenn T. Senborg. , Number D8 Is the sixth addition to the roster of elemental substances since the dawn of the atomic, age. Hefore that, there were only 92 known elements and number 92 was uranium. All the new ones have come from building up 1 uranium by bombarding it with nuclear particles. Number 93 was neptunium, a short-lived substances which automatically turned inlc Element 01, Plutonium, the atom bomb fuel. Number 95, Amerlcliim, and Number 96, curium were next. Last January the research team found Number'07 and named it Berkelium after this university city. The researchers produced No. 98 by bombarding curium with alpha particles, which are the cores of helium atoms. The result was the heaviest atom ever known. But It was so unstable that ifc turned Into something else after a couple hours. They had to work fast to identify it chemically. Too Small to See The amount of the new element so produced was too small to be and Washington. Bartender Settles Battle of Rooftops JERSEY CITY, N.J.. March 17. (/P)—The Irishmen were arguing in a tavern yesterday about exactly what the ansle of slant was of the rooftops from which riflemen fired In Ireland's Easier Monday' rebellion of 1(110. The prc-St. Patrick's day nrgo- ment grow hoi,. When a fight seemed Imminent, the baitcndcr put In a transatlantic telephone cull to Willlnm Swcetmnn, editor of the Irish Press in Dublin. It is not recorded Just whal Sweclman said the slant of the rooftops was In 1810, but It settled the dispute. The phone call cost the uartcndei $15. SALE' 10x384 ' ply First Line Tires 49 While They IA95 Last . . Excise A- Sulcs Tax Included I'rcc Delivery in iMiss. Conrily Farmers Tracf-or & Truck Co. Mim " a ' Ark - Abfiit 80 per cent of our tola, output of evaporated milk comes from ten slates—Wisconsin, Ohio California, Michigan, Illinois, Missouri. Kentucky, Indiana, Tennessee NEW Hoi Opens Week Dajs 1:00 p.m. Mattnee Saturday & Sunday! Mat.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont Showing Manila, Ark. Friday "GREEN GRASS OF WYOMING" Also Shorts Saturday 'WAGON WHEELS WESTWARD" with "Wild Bill" Elliott Also Sborfs Saturday Owl Sliow "ROAD HOUSE" Abo ShorU Sunday & Monday 'THE NEVADAN' with Randolph Scoll and Dick Miton* Shorta Last Day Two Big Hits Hing Crnsljy Barry Fitzgerald in "Top of the Morning" with . Ann Blyth William Tracey in "Here Comes Trouhle" (In Color) Sat. Only • 2 Big Hits rat. WINNING OF THE WEST! Also Howling Co-Hit —ALSO— |Chapter 2— "JUNIOR G-MEN' Color Cartoon Sunday • Monday First Blylhevillc Showing UW Ml OUEI STOPPEI THIS SUE OF * El F«fl f/ /John PAYNE Gail RUSSELL Sterling HAYDEN JB ALSO Color Cartoon ^ SOON — John Wayne in "SHE WORE A YELLOW RIBBON' (In Technicolor) BLVTHEVILLE'S ONLY All WHITE THFATRF Last Day • 2 Big Hits Dan Dailcy in "Give My Regards to Broadway" —ALSO— "THE PLUNDERS" Sal. 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