The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 17, 1949 · Page 3
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THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 1049 12,179 Get Tests In Delta Survey Health Department Provides Treatment For 286 in Missco A lotai ot 12.179 was given blood |t*sts by the State Health Dcpart- "nent and tlic Delta. Platitatioii Sur- Vey workers tn a venereal disease Iclinic completed yesterday In Mls- |*is.slppi County. Of the total 6,046 Wasserman les'.s I were given in North Mississippi [County and 6,133 In South Mtssls- i county. Already 286 of those tested have been sent to the Rapid Treatment Center at Hot Springs, and only a partial report of positive analysis have been made. The personnel with the clinic left yesterday, but one venereal disca.se investigator, Carl Anderson, will remain in the county until all positive diagnosed cases are checked. Mr. Anc!er,son said that farmers 'lio had their workers tested by the clinic workers should see that all those with positive reports were treated as quickly as iJo.ssible, since their working abilities could be greatly hampered by tile disease. BLYTHEVILLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS Wrist Radio a Reality Annexation of 19 Square Miles to Memphis' City Limits Is Recommended MEMPHIS, Tenn., March 17. Ifl'i— A public hearing Ls set here Satur- y on a proposed annexation of iquare miles of territory to the Memphis city limits. The annexation was recommended to Mayor Watkins Overtoil yesterday by an Il-member City Limits Committee. It would increase Memphis' total area to more than 116 square miles. The Chamber of Commerce estimates the city present population et almost 350,000. The City Limits Committee declined to estimate how much the proposed annexation would Increase the population. Jury Considers Fate Of Attorney's Slayer OKLAHOMA CITY, March IT. M>, —An evenly-divided jury today resumes deliberations on the fate of Roy Frank Godbey. admitted killer of Attorney Ear) Pntet. The jury of 12 men went to bed last ruRht lour hours after taking the C3se. When District Judge Clarence Mills excused them, for the night, Foreman B. L. Jarreil, a telephone company engineer, said he had hopes the jury can reach an agree- "ment. The 53-year-old ex-convict, who pleaded insanity, did not testify. • Among outstanding electronic circuit miniaturization achievements of Dr. Cledo Bmnetti, associale director of Stanford Research Institute. Menlo Park, Calif., is the tiny wrist broadcasting unit (upper lefu com- plcte with excentiYm nf h^iior-in? *-»+i,«_ ct „!_..», _, Implement Firm Provides Awards For Employees Miss Mnry Van Worsley, secretary at Delta Implement'Company, last night was awarded a silver tray In recognition of a Jive-year service record with the company. Til* presentation was given Miss Worsley, as Die first girl in Hie organization to merit a service uwiird, by L. Q. Nash, vice president of the company, at the annual employees banquet at the Hotel Noble. More than 30 employees of the company here and Mr. and Mrs. Hob L/>we ol Mnnua were the cuests ot the Delta Implement Company at the banquet Mr. Lowe Is manager of the Delta Implement Com- I pany at Manila. The plan (or recognizing Ion,; service from employees was starto.i by Delta Implement Company i\ V o years ago, when It wits decided to make special awards to those with as much as ten years of service. Last January the company authorized a five-year service award for women, nnd MKi Wor.sley was the first in the seven Delta Implement Cornini- ny stores In Arkansas and Mississippi to receive the award. Two years ago 23 employees, representing at that lime n fourth ol the orfjnnlzitlon. were prr.scnti-ii 10-year awards, and this year sever employees of the Greenville, Miss. plcte with exception of lier items are (upper right) cigarelt*- Kiwonians Plan Breakfast to Aid Needy Children Members of the Blythcvillc Kiwanis Club voted at the club's weekly meeting yesterday to sponsor a pancake breakfast April 1 with proceeds to go to the club's underprivileged children fund. Tom A. Little was appointed chairman of the committee in charge of arrangements for the breakfast. The breakfast will be held at, the Blytheville Molor Company between the hours or 6:30 a.m. and It a.m. Fifth grade students of Central Grade School presented a program of Irish Mines and a talk on "The Rise of Chrislianly in Ireland" at yesterday's meeting. Guests at the meeting included D. L. Griffith Jr.. of Memphis and Ralph Phillips of Blytheville. K. M. Lsshbrooke was inducted as a new member. Suspect's Ex-Girl Friend Testifies for Prosecution DETROIT. March 17. W)— A former girl friend of Jamas Sachettl, 31, has testified against him and two co-defendants in their trial on charges of slaying a wealthy contractor. Morjorie Cook, 28. told an ell- woman jury yesterday Sachettl related he "beat up" Elmer B. Jones 72. who was killed last June. Ml« Cook said she Joined in hotel room drinking parties wit'.i Sachetti; Mrs. Evelyn Lari, 21,, and Ralph Ray Hunter, 30, all of whom pleaded innocent to charges they tortured Jones to death during an attempted robbery. She said she wns at home at the time .the Jones killing was believed to have occurred. Her companions spoke frc qucnlly of Jones and his money she testified. Mnst whales live on fish, but some species also eat seals and porpoises. J49SO $5 Down Polish Comedy Laughs At Red-Led Government WARSAW. l«oland—M>)—Poles arc laughing openly at their Comimm- Ist-led government. They sit In a th?r.lcr to do 11 because a young mnn named Jem' Jiirnndot has turned out the 1111- tlon's besl post-war seml-mlisical comedy called "Nowe I'rnrxadkl •' K inoiHis "Tlic New Order." It's now pluyliiK the newly-built "Sy- rcnn" tliealrr In Warsaw. Acting an dls own master of ceremonies, jurnndnt, u |(- marionettes portrays vlvlilly the characteristics and statements or leading government personalities. These Include jvemlcr Joset Oy- ranklewlc/.; Hilary Mine, minister of Industry and trade; Konitnnty Dabrowskl. minister of finance, and Zygininit Mmlzelcwski, minister of foreign alfnlis. Jnrniulot kee|)s his audience. huilihttiB out loud by "Interviewing" (he marionettes OH all the things Poles lulk about — wages, incut shoilaRe.s, the International sltna- slore IIRVC been nwnrdcd 20-year awards. The flrsl presentation to R Iranian rmnloye? WHS made nt Lc- Innrt this yeur. but M|. w VVoraley hud attained tin; nward prior lo the Lcland presentation. There ure seven Uella Iniplcnieul Cnnipniiy stores nt pnwont, with live. In MIsslMlppl nnd two in Ark- Overcrowding in Indian Railways Said Shameful NEW DEUn-W—Overcrowding in the lowest class carriages in in- dlnn rnllwnys has gone to "shaiu«- (>il" cxtenls, said K. Sniitniiiun, minister of stute for railways, In tho legislative assembly. He gave ^^^ -B figures to expUIn th« CIUM of overcrowding: "i'Hssenger traffic had increased from 32 mllllona a monlli In 1939 about M mlUlont 194*. Th« number of ever, h«d decrcued .. 1939 to 10,630 to IMS. tion. and Internal politics, Ho ntso cleverly laiubusts tho government's tux system, of wliloh ("oles contln- unlly complntn. « SAND & GRAVEL DIRT FOR FILLS For prompt service cull GM2 when you need sund ami KL'uve.1 or dirt lo level your ground or ynrrt. We also build gravel roads. Our 4 trucks mo able to do tlio hauling quickly and efficiently. Call lor free estimate. 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