The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 14, 1949 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 14, 1949
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TON Co-OpAnnounces Expansion Plans Generating Plant Will Serve Area in Southeast Missouri '..POPLAR BLUFF, Mo., March M (*) Officials. of the M. &• A. electric power cooperative, an REA-JInnnc- •d electric power generating and transmission system, today announced completion of plans and awarding some contracts for construction of a »2,900,000 generating plant here. Glenn Faker of HayU, Mo., is president ol the cooperative snd II. C. Knappenberger of Blytheville Is \ice president. Funds foi the project were allotted by the REA In May 1948, but plans have been changes from Essex. Essex, Mo., to Poplar Bluff. The Initial allotment ol funds will permit Installation of a 10,000 kilowatt generating plant and construction of approximately 112 miles 69,000 volt transmission lines to- gethre with the necessary substations, ': This generating plant will provide power for the Oznrk Bonier Electric Cooperative of Poplar Bluff; the Scott-Neiv Madrid-Mississippi Cpoperlive O f Sikeston and for the Black River Eelctrlc Cooperative of Tronton. Contracts lor generating units was awarded today to the cooper- Bessemer Corp., Ml. VVernoji, O.. .with low bid of $987,090. Other contracts let today Include power plant transformers to be supplied by Moloney Electric Co.. St. Louis, 't5S,120; Melerlnbg equipment lo :Wagner Electric Co., St. Louis for ; $13,216.0b; dlshrlbution transformers contract went to Gregory Electric Co., Chicago, for $81,255: Sub- fctatlons wil be built by the Railway and industrial Engineering Co.. 'Chicago, for MO.499.60. Contracts lor building of Hie plant •»nd distribution system will be let 'later. Other oftcers of the M. <fc A. cooperative are Ansel I. Moore. Pop- •lar Bluff. Secretary and Gerald Terrell, corning, Ark., treasurer. BLYTHEVILLE (AUK.) COUU1ER Obituaries Potent Medicine Ordered Returned To Manufacturer Dniggisls in Blytheville have been ftsked to remove nil Syvup of Urethane, manufactured by the Marvin ;R. Thompson. Inc.. of Stanford, Conn., from the market. The order var, received today from the Arkansas State Board of Health snd Harold L. Austin, director' of the division of food and drug con- .trol. , Mrs. Annabel Pill. North Mississippi County health nurse, said that at noon today none of the druggists eor>Ucl«d had stocked the drug, on' (hut they were being warned acains; it and reminded of the tmlh'orlzj- tion to take it from the mnrtrt nnrt re.'lirn it to the manufacturer. Mr.5. Pill sain that a directive from Mr. Austin said that the product, which hart been on the market for several years, apparently depletes the number of white blood cells and causes the person using the product to be more susceptible lo infections and disease. Hospitals, physicians, retail and wholesale drug outlets are all beiir; nskcd to destroy the product or return it to the manufacturer. Mrs. f. K. SewiH D/t»; Wat Wife of Minister Funeral services were conducted this afternoon In Osceola (or Mrs. Eliza Scott Slumn Sewell, aged 72, who died Saturday after a long til- ness. She was Ihe wife of the Hev. E, K. Sewell, retired Methodist minister, and had lived in Osceola for the past eight years. Services were conducted in the Swift Funeral Home chapel. Mrs. Sewell was born In Colton Plant. Woodruff County. January 2-1, 1811. and wus married to the Rev. Mr. Sewell in 1899 In Holly Grove, she was a member of the Osceola Progressive Club and the Ycamen Sunday School Class and a lifelong member of the Methodist Church. The Rev, H. J. Couchman, pastor of Ihe First Methodist Church In O.sceoln. officiated, with Ihe Rev. L. T. Lawrence, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, assisting. Burial was In Krmcn Cemetery. She leaves her husband a nephew, Dr. W. D. Sessoms of North Little Hock, whom she reared: a sister. Mrs. T. B, Bradford of Osceola, and two hnlf sisters, Mrs. Guyler Shunn and Mrs, Mamie Brown Adams of Little Rock. Active pallbearers were G. B. Se- Bi-nves, Joe W. Rhodes. Pabcr A White, Steve Ralph, O. W. Knight and C. w. Wnlson. Mrs. W. C. Caldwell, Sr., Buried in Missouri Funeral services for Mrs. Linnte Mnric Ciildwell, age 54, were conducted at (en o'clock this morning at Swift Funeral Chapel In Osceola by the Rev. H. J. Couchmnn. pastor of the First Methodist Church. Burial followed in Sikeston. Mo., at 2 o'clock p.m. in the City Cemetery. . She was Ihe wife of Wnllcr Clhlt Cnldwell, Sr.. who survives her and Iwo sons, Walter Clint Cnldwcll. Jr., of Blytheville, and Robert Lynn Caldwell ' of Osceola, and three daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Marie Younger of Osceola, Miss Nancy Knlherlnc Cnldwell of Osceola, and Mrs. James Boyd Elders of Memphis, nnd three brothers, Charles Roberts, Henry Roberts and Edward Roberts, of Ornn, Mo., and three grandchildren. Active piilluenrcts were Harry Minton, Ray Mann, Joe Isbcll. Paten Meadows. Jr., Jack Brnrtlcy, and Frank Moss, Jr. • * • M. L. Plummer, Farmer Of Near Steele, Dies STEELE. Mo., March 14—Services for Mervin Lee Plmmuer, 41, will be conducted Hi 2:3o tomorrow at th-.Steele Baptist Church by the Rev. Mr. Cook, pastor, assisted by the Rev. Marshall Bui-rough of Jackson TCIIII. Mr. Plummer. a tanner, died at (he Walls Hosphnl In Blytheville Saturday night, following an operation. He was born in Oklahoma, but had lived at Sleele, where he was mi naive member of the Baptist Church nnri tile Independent Order of Ofld Fellows, for Ihe past .several yt-ars. He Is the sou of Mr. and Mrs, W M. Plummer, ol Steele, who survive Superintendents to Meet ! Were Wednesday Night I : The monthly meeting of Mj ss j M . I Jppi Connay principals and super-i inlclidcnts will be coductcd nt 6 n ! m Wednesday at the Rustic 7nn" ! The meeting was originally set for i 6:30 p.m. "• • John Mayes. county school super- i ; the dinner : D.P.L. NO. 15 i j COTTONSEED i j Delinted, treated ! J and Sacked • • State Certified j ! 85% Germination J ! 1 Yr. from Station J •A Ton or Carload! ! Also (,'oinl Alfalfa Huy J ! for Siilc ' J j Magers&Gill I • Dell Ark. 1'lionc 22Tt' THE SECRET OF A BRIGHTER, CLEANER WASH > i0 " 1C - v « v ' 1-a«ndvv and com, Lack ,„ von elwncr, briber «han ev e. Uu. that's not a!). You, clo,hc s wil, , ils( tonn ,, por ant consioera.ion today wU cn if s so N r r; > re treated carefully. u,, d™,.^ we m «b u Blytheville Laundry & Cleaners Phone 4418 Chest X-rays Scheduled for Mar. 30-Apr. 2 A /our-day nchedul* for (lie mobile unit ol the State Health De- ptrtmenl, which will conduct a supplementary clinic here late this monlh. wu announced today by Mr». C. G. Redman, executive secretary for (he Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association. The unit will be In Cteceoln one (lay to comply U'ltli a newly-passed clly ordinance requiring foodliand- lers lo hnve annual chest x-rays, and will be moved to Blytheville later. The unit will be set up here Marcli 30, with x-rays .scheduled for those on the north side of Main Street to north and east city limits, and west to 10th Street; on March 31—those on north side of Main to norlh city limits, 10th Stieet to City limits; April 1—south side of Mnin Street to east and south city limits, to 10th Street- and April 2, south side of Main Street to south city limits, 10th Street wes, lo city limits. Tlie clinics are being conducted to supplement a recent survey when many were a.skecl to wait until th» unit returned, of the great demand for x-rays at that time. County Spelling Bee to Be Held Here March 25 SnTm,, T""' Mlssl «lppl County Spelling Bee will be conducted at ced the ' SU " en ' lM ''. »»"«>•»'The winner of the competition among the W ' Mt '- Sout1 ' Mississippi Cllglble to County sponsored 500 Attend Opening Of Remodeled Maker's Grocery and Market More than 50fl persons were registered Saturday at the (ormal opening of the remodeled Naber'.' Grocer- and Market, managed by Melvin Halscl], at 106 South Divj- Remodeling work, done by Ben White anc! SOILS, was completed late last week, and approximately 50 per cent of floor space was added to Hie store by the work. New low-type shelving was installed throughout the store for self-service convenience, walls wer» painted In pnste! green, new slocks added .counter.! rearranged and asphalt tilo floors installed. Among the new fixtures added were a self service meat case a frozen food case, new drinks box and approximately 24 feet of adcli- tional produce racks. Remodeling has been underway lor the past several weeks, bu t the store was open for business durijxr Ihe work. him. Other survivors include hfa wife Mrs Clara Mae Plummer; a son] Richard Plummer and a daughter Bobbie Nell Plummer. both of Steele; a brother L. c. Plummer of Montgomery city. Mo., and two sisters, Mrs. Ophia Mae Wilson of Steele and Mrs. Audrey Nell Thompson, both at Steele. Tlie German Undertaking Company of Steele Is in charge of arrangements. h .* , ponsore A .If Memphis Press Scimitar, April 22, Mr. Mnyes said. The winner In the Mid-South contest will naX'T™"!' lhls tc ^ on at "»» national contest In an expense paid trip lo Washington Three prizes. Jlo, $5, and $3 will be awarded the top spellers here. it JJayes said, and other awards « II be made at Memphis. Students who have not completed the cichth grade are eligible to compete Last ycnr, qobby Williams, n 12- year old Dycss seventh grader represented Mississippi county at Memphis, after out welling 17 other contestants at Blytheville Joanne Cullom of Wilson and Martha Tart of Promised Land were the last of the Mississippi County spellers to go down to Bobby. MINERS ConlinuetJ from Pace 1 unfavorable." To Hit Pocketljooks BANKER DIES Continued from Page 1 1900. He began his banking career In itta Bena, Miss., in 1920 fol lowing service In woi'ld War I. He came to Blytheville In 1937 to assist in the organization of the First National Bunk here and nad been president of the financial institution since that lime. He was a member of the board of directors of the Blylhevillc Chamber of Commerce. "The Chamber of Commerce and all Blytheville and Mississippi County will keenly feel the loss to the community in the death of one of Its lenders," J. L. Gunn, president of the chamber, said in a brief statement today. Mr. Williams was treasurer of the recently organized BlyMievllle Fertilizer Corporation, which recently began operating n fertilizer plant on U. S. Highway 61, i "e began his banking career with the First National Bank In Ittn Bena, Miss., and was cashier when !ie resigned to accept a similar position with the Yazoo. Miss., Stale Bank. He also was with a bank In Oreenwood, Miss., and In 1931 or- innized the First National Bank in Lake village, Ark., before coming to Blytheville. Naineil for Texas General Mr. Williams was named after Texas' famous general. Sam Hous:on, who was a personal friend of its jsrnndJnther. Mr. Williams novcrt with his parents from Ard- nore. okla., to Menda, La., and lie east to fend blasts which 0 mi rocKetiiooks nure, uKia., 10 Mcnda, LA., ana there's Plenty of coal in i Iatcr *<> Itl a Bena, .Miss., when he to en was a out any wintry remain, the work ... --„- will be hard on the pocketbooks of the miners. The UMW lias a standing policy of not. pryinE strike benefits. With this in mind, some UMW lender.s say they're going after unemployment compensation benefit*, from states. It's a big question whe- was a small child He married Miss CoiTinnc Welch, druttfiiter of the Rev. and Mrs, c. E. Welcli. The Rev. Mr. Welch Is pastor of the Central Baptist Church of Memphis. Tim Rev. ntirf Mrs. Welch, and a son, Monroe Welch, also of Memphis arrived In Blytheville last to be with Mrs, Williams. A . It was announced that members of the board of directors of the .i^m .-,1111.1::,. 11.a a nig question vvhe- : l "» lkL ••" oc wun ivirs. Williams. A ther the stntcs will pay off. Tra- ! si ster, Mrs. Andrew Florida of Os- (f it Ion Ell ly tliOy Ii3 von't ncnln a tvn t<; tim-n M.I t u !•*«,. Hugh White, president of UMW District 12. which tins judisciiction - —- -• «.. t ^.^.o u, me of all 2VOOO UMW miners In IIK- i Pir5t National Bank would serve nois, says his miners will be In- I as Pallbearers. Those I'idude: B. M. structed to seok unemployment I Re °cnold, Charles Rose. H. H. compensation from the state. He ! Hou ehlns. David M. Barton, county indicated a court fight, if neccs- I Jutl Be Roland Green. J. M. Stevens, sar.v. too. A. B. Reese and P. W. Whitncr. Illinois took ON the appearance JJl '- Williams had been carrying of an "island" In the work stop-I added duties nt the bank for'the Paec. n 1 5 i n Illinois where n 000 I pnst several months where nil .ex- mmers belong to the Independent tonsil 'e remodeling program is un- Profc'ressive Mine Workers of Amer- ° cr wa - v - He had been directing the lea. Pmitlent John Marchiando has rem "deliii(; and enlargement o( the marie it clear the proRrcssives will l>ank » n d the mirk was Hearing go right, on digging coal. completion at the time of his death Large Egg Displayed Arkansas Legislature Passes 510 Bills Out of Total of 943 Introduced LITTLE ROCK, March H—<#•)_ Here Is the box score on the 57th General Assembly: Bills Introduced In both house: Bills passed, 510. Bills defeated, 84. Bills signed into law, 279; one vetoed. In the Arkansas Senate, 83 bills were withdrawn. The House withdrew 48. A total of 317 bllla died on the calendar. Son Francisco Area Hit By Slight earthquake SAN FRANCISCO, March H. Iff} —San Francisco had its second earthquake in five days last night but it was so slight some parts of the city didn't feel it. The shock was recorded at IG:10 p.m. u'ST), u was felt from the San Francisco Bav area to Monterey. 120 miles to the south. No damage was rejjorted. Slight dumnge resulted in Hollis- ler, Calif,, from last Wednesday's more severe tremor. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKVARDS, III. Mare)) 14, <tf>— ( USD A)—] Jogs 12,000: fairly active, strong to 25 high- :r than Friday's average; spots more n uneven trade; bulk yood and choice 180-230 Ibs 21.50-75; about two loads 21.85-22.00; latter price extreme top; LMO-270 Ibs 20.00-21.25; few to 21.50; 270-325 Ibs 19,25-20.25; 140-1TO Ibs mostly 20.50-21.50; few down to 20.25; 100-130 Ibs 16.2519.75; sows 400 His down 17.75-18/75- over 400 Ibs 15.75-17,25; stags 12.0014.50. Cattle 4,500; calves l.ODO; opnn- ng trade on steers somewhat slow uid prices near steady to slightly lower than last week's close on sev- 1 'loads and lots of medium to lilgh good steers at 23.00-25.00; some stcevs on replacement accounts 22.25-23.50; heifers and mixed year- .. iings about steady; good around 23.00-24.50; common IUK! medium 19.00-22.00; :ow3 uneven; some canners nncl cutters opening steady at 14.00-17.00; little done on others. Kiwanis Club Assists Child With Spine Injury J.-.nice Hulsey, 2, daughter of Mr and Mrs. Welch Hulscy, left today lor the Shieveport Shrine Hospitil . „ for crippled Children, for examina- lion of a spine abnormality. The Blytheville Khvani.s Club throuRh E. H. Ford, chairman of the rommittoe for underprivileged children, financed the trip. The parents went with the child They will arrive in Shreveport, La., tomorrow morning. Read Cmirlcr News Want Ads, HERE'S WHAT YOU WANII FAST RELIEF FROM XHEUMA71C . . , .Stop hoping ana! A hens egg, measuring six inches i wishing for relief, in circumference, was displayed ati he . re 's the real the Courier News this mornin» by »"ng-C-2223! It's ST.-C n /- ,, „ .. " .' ; helnedthousands!] S " G Hllrit of South The eg" was laid by a New Hampshire Red heti. Mi's. Hunt said. It i.5 believed lo be one of the largest I evej- displayed here. It, weighed 12 ' ounces. *"""&—v^-ic^j; ll ;, helped thousands! H you suffermusc- ular aches due to exercise or e airi° SU or <0(t0r ' CaUed rheum: "'e' ?V 22 .P to ^ B >' ! You'll be so grateful Purchas™ i J ' OU g °'' B " y C ' z ' a3 'if not satisfied. For temporary relief of accompanying constipation, also take St. Joseph 2223 Laxative Pills The "yard" Is supposed to repre- j sent the length of a man's arm. ' A FAMOUS FiVOHin FOR RHEUMUIC PatN -^ — ^"^^••^-•^••^ 'Any car without new individual, inner-spring front shock suspension is out-of-date! Engi less Less neered for comfort! Drive the roughest roads! bounce over bumps- si de-sway on corves/ th«e billion tn n Kaiser you get more for your money! ^o^^lI lie surprised lo learn liow little it costs you to drive a Kaiser. Sec your local denlcrl The Katter Troveler. $2088.48 * The Kaiser Special $2328.57 The Kaiier De Luxe. $2309.01 ,. , .HAOTIODMVt. ;„ Amerita . Dealers wherever you go DECIDEL MONDAY. MARCH 14, t94t RED HOT PRICES On Guaranteed USED CARS I!».'i7 Plymouth .(-door Sedan . . . 5531.78. l'J-11 Chevrolet lJ/ 2 -Ton Truck . . . $575.00, 1947 Plymouth 4-door . . . $1099.21. 1911 Nash Ambassador .1-tloor , . . S«97.l<j. 1912 Plymouth Coach . . . $762.13, 1939 Kord I'/j-Ton Stake Truck . . . Slb'3.77. 19'lli Nash "GOO" -I-door, green . . . $l]9o.fi7. 19,'M Plymouth <l-doov . . . $2!)r>. 15KJ7 Ford Coupe, So H.I' $195. 19IJ5 Chevrolet Standard 2-door . . . $225. SHELTON MOTOR CO. 215 South Second Phone 4438 UNIFORM Headquarters • Basebatf • Softball Get Out- Prices TAXI and TRUCK DRIVERS UNIFORMS All Colors - Gabardine $12.95 HUDSON Cleaner-Clothier-Tailor Service — That's Our Motto/ We spare no ellort in providing an EXTRA everyday prescription sen-ice, which means extra convenience to you Feel Iree to call on us at any time Prompt delivery service Phone 507. WOODS DRUG STORE _ NOTITF T0 MY FRIENDS H I ^ s -' ' "V-C AND CUSTOMERS^ Call 510 or see me in ln B ra m Building Ground Floor, reaT C.t.v Drug Store, K S le,, S „« Main ilt Onjted Insurance Agency. FRANK D. UNDERWOOD Have us renew your footwear with our tine invisible half sales The hermetically sealed sole joint will ke?p out moisture, foreign matter. There will be no shank strain to distort the shoe and rausc: discomfort. NO n a i| s or stitches. The shoes are truly renewed for long satisfactory wear here. 1 and -i-l)ay Service on Anj .Make or Model Reliable Workmanship Phone 2642 \Ve Call For and Deliver Fred Caliiiian Appliance Co. Molorola Siiles Service K)li So. Isl. SI. 'SEE: YOUR PONTIAOMER? ; •. "•'.".' v " ^ ; S< X ' : Sales - Service -Parfc% t ' •- "' - -' ISMITH PONTIACT GO; 1 26 SOUTH LILLY BLYTHEVILLE ARKANSAS Soy it .... With Flowers fy/^.^Ai,^** w^^y The Flower Shop ^S^P Olcnvoe Hofel niilg. Phone .M9I or 2747 BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS •V MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151

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