The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 8, 1940 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 8, 1940
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK,). COURIER NEWS GOT BlljT IS CUT County Government Will Operate On $32,000 Less Than In !939 OiRUTHEBSVIUJE, Mo., Feb. 8. —A; reducllqn of approximately by caipcnters and biilldtng authorities that approximately 200 'small homes have been erected In' the two sections, Those voting against the mayor's proposal were Aldermen Obye Coker, J. E. Lewis, B. P. Rogers, Gordon Wright, Wyman Dillman, nd J. W, Tipton, while Aldermen Humphrey Johnson inid John Nelson voted with the inayor. 132,000 «*<!« In (he pemlacol County budget for 1*40, as compared to that'- for 1939, it was announced here*, j ester, day^ by County Clerk E B Huffman, who stated the county court hsd accepted mid approved the budget Approximately half or this reduction", came from discontinuance of iwoBepartmenU, the class for maln- ienjface of county loads and bridges, aiid the general of/Ice expense of the county ejitcnslon agent's office, Last year, $13,76820 Va's*J alloted for county road an'd bridge maintenance, and $2000 for the*county 'agent's office expense. Receipts arid expenditures for 19W 1 were placed at about $m;- OOOAas compared to th« 1939 budget, of Jnore than $148,000 The same taxfrate was set, 50 cents, and the estimated total assessed valuation for)!, 1940: Is $1'5,562,397, a ; million more than for 1939. Tix receipts for 1940 were estimated at $71,81199, with deltn- quect tax collections estimated nt $63^99 81. Other receipts Including feestfrom licenses, etc, were placed at about fljOOO, or a gross total receipts of ?H1,984 However, $30,000 wai'-deducted from this total, Including ten per cent for delinquent taxes, and $17,000 for delinquent taxes considered lost Expenditures In parlous classifications were estimated as follows: Class 1, for hisarie and state Institutions, $12,81365, about two thousand more than 1939 Class 2, jury and election, $11,41361. The 1939 figures, In an ' oft" election jear, were only about Withdraws Support For Agent's Office ^ARUTHEnSVIt.LE, Mo., Feb. 8. —The Peinlscot County court has vlthdrown its financial support of lie County Extension Agent's office, was Announced here yesterday. st year, the court alldtea the Jffice $2,000, but members of tile our! stilted thai the county's fi- lances could not bear the expense f maintaining the' allocation to he, office, M. D. Aniburgey, county ngeiit, tatcd yesterday ilmt the Farm Bureau was planning to make arrangements to keep the extension fficp here. , The College of Agriculture pnys .11 salaries of the office, including he county agent and his assistant nd the home demonstration agent, ind the Farm Bureau an'd county Jburt has heretofore been ralsitig ufu!s to meet the other general if flee e'xi>ensc. Members of the county court are nidge Harvey McPnrlahd, Cnruth- crsvllle; judge E. T. Crittle, Steele; aiid Judge ! O. II. Acorn, Wardel!. Wilson Society—Persona! Caruthersviile Society— Personal expenditures were listed for Clajs 3, for/maintenance of 'county roa'ds and bridges, while in Class 4, ?or salaries*and operation the 1940 figure is $45,77111, nn Incrensi ot about $2,000 o\ei the 19J9 figure Olass 5, .. for contingency ilhci emergency, shows the 1940 figure as ;J20,07S 28, a decrease of almost $5,500 from 19339. Unpaid, obligations al the iirst of .this year \\cre listed ns being S23%51.1o ui warrants, nnd $4,422.78 in pills on f ile ( nnd outstanding Ii 1939, more' than $46,000;!n warrants alone w^ere pntstanding which 1 almost twice/the total outstanding indebtednessLat. _the beginning ,'o the'present TICW 'fiscal ^Par"f "'• •fo I Dilbhan Jaycee Head ; At Caruthfersviil OARUTHEHSVILLE, Mo, Peb I —Kenneth W. Dillman was elected president of the Caruthersville Junior'Chamber.of Commerce at! the annual election meeting here Monday night, succeeding Leonard li, rlilmbaugh. Mr. Dillman is associated with the DJlhrmn Industries, Inc, of this city. , ^ , Other new officers' elected arc as; follows. Dick Neeley, vice president; Jiajph Ennis, recording secretary.; John White, financial secretary; Patil Mehrle, triasurer; and Leonard Umbaugh and Dnlton Teroy, members of the board of directors. Cirnthemille Not 5 To Extend City Limits .QAHUTHERSVILLE, .Mo, PCb. 8. —The city council defeated by a majority vote of tlx to two. Mayor B SD Pinion's proposal to extend the^ corporate limits of Caruthers- \ilte, at the regular council meeting Missionary Society Meets . Mrs..- W. B. Turner was hostess to the Methodist Missionary Society at Its February social meeting, nt her home on/Monday afternoon. Mrs. Berry Grain led the study ccurse but of the year-book which is now being studied. Following n valentine contest, a dessert course \V8$ s6rvcd by the hostess. /Die He; 1 ... nnd Mrs. C. Norman Gu ice left jSundny for Little Rock j\n'd Comvny, Ark.', \yjiere Bro. 'Gulco will attend a meeting of meeting of Methodist' Ministers, ind Mrs. Gtiice will visit her daughter in Conchy. Miss Ruby Crnin who Is a student nt the University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss., motored home for the weekend with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. B. brain. Saturday night they 'motored to Memphis nnd siiw "Gone ,\Vith The Wind." ' • Mrs! NV., J. ..lAi'tlwlg lelt, Wcd'ncs- dav jfo'r Poc'fh'oijtns, .Ark., where '"*" spcfid/'several-(toys visiting T|ck«(> Now On Sale Tickets for "dulwird Bound", Broadway 'stage hit which will' be presented by thb Civic Players on the high school stage • here Morcli 0 and ij wore, plHccd on s'alo.thls week by mejnber's 'of the Junior Chainbc'r'or eom'merce, who'are cooperating with the Players In their nQwest _ p'rodtic'tlon. Intensive work on the production was started,a moiith ago. The set Is Hearing completion and lighting nnd sound effects are being arranged by the players themselves. "Outward Bound" w'a.? first produced In London In 1923. It was produced In New York the same year with such notables In the cast 'as Leslie Howard, Alfred Luht, Dudley Dlggs nhd Beryl Mercer. * v • Sunbtam Band Meets' Members "of the Sunb'ijfmi Bond of we baptist church met at the church Monday afternoon and then went to the home of Bethel Robinson, n foimer class member who 1ms Just returned from the Shrincr's hospital In £t. Louis for an Indefinite ^stay. The little shut In received n frnlt shower. Norma Nichols read the scripture, Matthew 9:35. The 'whole group united in singing ''Sunbeam," 'after which a play, "The story \Ve Should Tell" was presented by the following: Donna Pay Ham'ra, La- Jean Smith, Bobble Watklns, Billy Kamp, June Neeley, Robert Cantrell, -Joyce Cook, Norrnti Nichols and Jim Ed Kelley. -Following a song, "He Sends the Rainbow," the meeting close'd with thank you prayers. . 4 t * Gractc School Teachers Hosts Members of the Association for Childhood Education of Pcmiscot County'inct Monday night ,-it tlie iiiimmn'r school here. After' tlic' business meeting the following program was presented: Song, America, led by Mrs. Red'mnh Dunham; "Developing Social Life Through Art," by Mrs. Irene Ho- Ml, art supervisor; >, "Developing' Social Ufc Through Music" by Mrs. n, A. Medcalf, county music supervisor. \ After, (lip program n social hour was held in the WPA lunchrbo'm. Tiic next meeting will be held at Bragg City, March 4. Mrs, Frank Wilks spent Wednesday in Blythcvllle with frlehijs and relatives. Mrs. John Lane, -and daughter, Merry Nell, returned Sunday to Ca - -, ruth'crsvllle after visiting over (he weekend in Kehnetl with.',, 'Mr>. Lane's parents, Mr. and Mi's. Frank Dickey. - . .. • • Mr. and Airs. Homer Reanfes 'of Kennett caiiie Friday to.attend this jj-e'dd'ln'g of her b'rothe)', . 'Pre'd Chaiivln, aivd Miss Johnny JicCo'y. which was performed at the Catholic church here. Mr., Qriil Mrs. Ralpli .Bnnls 'and son, Gilbert, of this city, spent Sunday In Cooler with Mr. Ennis' mother. she her parents, Mir. and Mrs. P. J. _ ;.br. .N..1B. BlUs was called -"to Murray, Kentucky • Tuesday upon the death .of his mother, wlio died {hat morning 'of n -heart attack. Mrs. N. B. Ellis and son, John, eft Wednesday to attend Ihe fu- ibrnl. Mr. and Mrs. Benson Qnrrctt, nd son, Jimmy, left Wednesday or Pine Bluff, Ark., after hearing f the sudden illness of Mrs. Qar- ctt's mother, of 'a heart ailment. Mr ! and Mrs. Chas. Elklns Jire n West Point, Miss., this weefc, at- ehding the besltte ot Mrs. Elkin's nolher, Mrs. Edgar O. Harris, who s very III. ; Dr, J. A. Saliba Announces (he removal,! of Ills office from the Ingram Building to his home. 1!M E. Kentucky I'lione 410 Dowii ' Memory Lane 10 Vrars Ago Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Ward had as ilielr "guests yesterday Mrs. K. E. Broderick and daughter, Alice Vir- THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1940 glnla of Saint Catherine, Canada. . . . Win. Lang was a Memphis visitor yesterday. Five Years Ago An Associated Press dispatch Vhlch appeared recently in papers throughout Ihe country Is Believed to have referred to a dance at the American Legion hut here In stating that In Richard Bruno Haupt- maiin's voluminous "fan" mall was on invitation to an Arkansas "Barn Dance." Some members of the.Bly- thcvllle younger set arc known to have sent such tm invitation recently to Hauptmann, conditioned on his being absolved of the crime wllli which lie is charged. One Year Ajo i Dr. J. H. Campbell of Joiner, who has been a member of ih'e Mississippi county Medical Association for '40 years, was elected to honorary membership last night when the group met nt the city hall. EXI'ERT BEAUTY WORK CALL 106 Appointment Margaret's BEAUTY SHOP REDUCE SENSIBLY Swedish Massage, Vap. Baths Mrs. Ruth Lawhon OLD-TIME BOURBON FLAVOR IN SOFT AN&.MELLOW AS A KEN- 'i'UCKY sifRING-TIME BREEZE , hefe Pinion proposed to brmg Into the corporation the out" lying sections along South Ward Avenue and in. the Shoe Factory Addition In voting ngainsl tlic mayor's proposal, the aldermen pointed bui tli^l the city at this time was financially unable to provide'-'thi hecllaiis with sewage water lines pa|ed streets and .other facilities the other sections of the town has Ttje two sections have- undergone considerable growth and expansion Inithe past year, it, being estimated Gosnell News Organize Society Mrs. .B. I,. Maxwell WHS elected president of the Gosnell Missionary society of'the Gosnell Methodist church which was organized at i\ netting TOesday nt' tlie homo of Mr. and Mrs. O. A. Hyde. The Rev. mid Mrs. Stewart assisted in the organization. Other officers chosen were: Mrs. Lee Hill, vice president and chairman of Ihe membership committee; Mrs. Pearl Grear. secertnry find treasurer-, Mrs. Gracie Bcvlll. reporter; Mrs. M. E. Cook, p'r'b- .roih committee chairman. Buy Your AMERICAN EXPRESS MONEY ORDERS . ;i|. KOUINSON'S ll'rng Stcrc SHOP -• COMPARE - SfiVf i( I.<ltm't save you,:moncy on everything you buy from me aiul the quality isn't highest you've 'ever used, I, Van, the Kite Price'Man, \vill eheerfiilly refund your money. You must he pleased—My Prices are Right on everyithing everyday—I 'will hot be nmiersoid, finality considered. Omega Flour None Better Ibs. 29c 10 Ibs. 49c 20 Ibs. 93c SALAD DRESSING Qt. 19c GRAPE JUICE Pure Pt. 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