The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 23, 1949 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

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BLi'mKvn>T>B 'fAKK.T OOUR1TH NEWS WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28, 1941 fl/tes Thursday For Famous Editor, Author NEW YORK, March 23—</Tl— Funeral services will be held Thursday (or Samuel Sidney McClure, s)2, who fought his way uj) from youthful poverty to International literary New Posfoflices In Missco Likely Lenchvitle, Manila Listed as Sites for Federal Buildings LoRchviMe and Manila may eventually get new post office buildings, according to a Federal Works Agency list of new federal buildings proposed for Arkansas. •l"be post office buildings would cos. ICAS than S200.COO. according to federal plans. These buildings were Included In a list of 39 proposed for Arkansas and a total of 4,000 planned throughout the country. The list was submitted to Congress in connection with pending legislation which would authorize $40,000.000 lo purchase sitr.s and draw plans for nc\v buildings. The bill, which also would authorize $30.000,000 for renovation of __ v f existing buildings, has pxsscd the | H nKt and was a friend of Robert power. After services Hospital iti Ihe al St. Barnabas Bronx—where (he aged editor and author died Monday night—the body will be sent to Galesbmg, 111., for burin). McChire, who retired some years ago but continued writing and traveling, had been a pntlenl at the hospital since last summer. In 1884, he founded Ihe McChire Syndicate, the first of Us kind, to provide fiction for newspapers. In 1893 he established the prosperous McClnre's Magazine. McClure started some of this century's best-known writers on the road to literary success. He "discovered" Rudyard Klp- Senale and has been approved, in amended form, by the House Public Works Committee. No Work 1'roviilecl The bill, sponsors said, nan provide sites and plans !or some 400 projects—about mie-lciUh the total of the overall list. There would be no actual work done unless subsequent, funds were provided. Among the Arkansas projects on the list is a S5.550.000 federal office building at Little Rock; a $1.100.000 post olfice and courthouse at Hot Springs, and a $710.000 post office at Fayclteville, and a $760.000 post office and court house at Helena. Other Arkansas projects on the list all post offices nnd all costing under £200,000 unless otherwise specified: Ashdown, Augusta. Bauxite. Beebe, Boonevllle, Camden ($260,003) Louis Stevenson. He brought some of Stevenson's writings, and named son for him. McClure paid Sir Arthur Conan Doyle S'lO each for his first dozen stories of Sherlock Holmes, and the famous detective first became known to millions through McClure's Syndicate. O. Henry, Jack London and Booth Tarkington were among other writers who were aided to early fame by McClure. Gosnell Minister Launches Farming Project to Finance Church Annex The Rev. l.ee Anderson, pastor of* the Methodist Church at Gosnell, has launched a fanning project which holds promise of paying a high rate of return on the Investment and use the. profits lo '49 Legislature's Appropriations Exceed Revenues LITTLE ROCK, Mnrch 23. (.<D— The 1349 legislature appropriated from state fntufs s 40,963,700 more T Danville',"be'rmoU,"Dumas. than anticipated revenue lor (h». Earle, England, Eudora, Pordyce. Gurdon, H a r r i s b u r g. Hushes. Huntsvillc, Lepanto. Lcwisvllle, Lonoke. Marked 'free. Mnivcll. Mountain Home. Ozark, Rector. Sheridan, Smackover. stamps, Star City. Trumunn, Wnldion and West Memphis iSKO.OOO.) .Changes in density in supersonic pas jets, such as rocket and etlRine Jets, now ran be measured without inserting any sort of probe into the stream and without interfering n-itli 1U /low. next hvo years, Comptroller Lee Roy Beasley rcjxnlcd to Governor MeMath yesterday. The report shows the 57th General Assembly made record appropriations of $245.376.147 In slate funds, while anticipated revenues will be S204.412.34S. Beasley flflid Ihe loin] appropriation of state and federal funds was J335.000.000. The governor, \\lio was studying the report with Beaslcy (his afternoon, sftld he would veto appropriations which are in excess of anticipated revenne.s. help finance the cost of an education building, which Is planned. Recently iiie chinch at Cosncll purchased from Hie War Assets Administration Die chapel at the former Blylhcvllle Army Air Base ot at three acres of ground for approximately $5.000. One-fourth of the purchase pike has been paid. The church now needs more space and the Rev. Mr. Anderson has worked out a novel plan lo help finance the building protect. The church Is buying from the WAA three barracks at the base which will be rnred to provide much of the material to he used In erecting an annex to house eight Sunday School classrooms, a nursery, recreation halt atid R kitchen. He also hopes to have sufficient material to erect a parsonaRe. And knosvhiR that it costs money to build, he has arranged lo let his members use their talents in helping lo erect the building, nnd the others to help with the farming operations on approximately 12 acres adjacent to the chapel which have been rented from the city which now has control of Ihe lorm- er airfield. The Rroiuul was sodded to ber- muda grass when It was in use by the Army and Ihe minister plans 10 raise soybeans this year to bclte keep Ihe Brass under control, ant then next yrnr cotton will be planted to give more members, more op portunily to share In the uhurcl financing plan. The profits will g into the building fund. Some new materials will be pur chased for Ihe building. It Is t have asbestos simng similar to th exterior of the chapel, and maleria for the roof also must be purchaser Tin educational building will be one-story structure 30 by 100 feet. 11 Is planned to erect a five-room house lo be used as a parsonage. Tiie ricv. and Mrs. Andei'son now have livliiR quarters In the housing area at the base. Missouri Senate Gets Bill Taxing Junked Railroads JEFFERSON CITY, March 23. M») —A bill to tnake railroads pay (or he privilege oJ abandoning their ncs was Introduced In the Missouri Senale yesterday. Sponsored by Sen. R. Williams Ri of Cassvllle, It was handed In >y Sen. c. R. Hawkins (R) of Brumlcy at Williams' request. A railroad abandoning: its entire Ine or a major part of It would lave to give the state Public Serv- ce Commission an inventory of Its jropcrty. Then It would be taxed at this rate: $20 K ton for scrap rail, »25 i on for re-roll rail. 130 a ton on "re- ay rail," $20 a ton for scrap frogs, switches, bridges, spikes and other steel, 25 per cent of the gross salvage value for locomotives, cabooses, depots »nd other heavy equipment. The tax would apply lo all abandoned lines except short feeder tracks which have outlived their usefulness, or to lines which have been operated at a loss for five years. All collections would go Into state highway funds. Wabash Rail Workers Go Back to Work ST. LOUIS. March 23. (!P)— Wa- »sh Railroad emplpyes were back '• work today alter a strike thai »Hed operations ol the road for «ht days. A back-to-work agreement be- ween four union- and the manage- lent ended the strike yesterday. he agreement was included In a ompany-unlon report given to a residential fact-finding board. The oard approved the arrangement. Arthur K. Atkinson. Wabash resident, said employes began >e- irnlng to their jobs promptly and he first trains would be put Into peratlon today. Approximately 3,500 operating mployes of the road were on strike. Another 9,000 employes were laid McClellan and Fulbright Vote for 'Home Rule' Proviso in Rent Control WASHINGTON, March 23. Wi — Senators' McClellan and Fulbrigh of Arkansas voted with the major ily which yesterday wrote into th Senate rent control bill an amend incut giving cities and towns th power lo remove controls If the! state governor approves. Neither Arkansas Senator wa recorded as voting on the Senate confirmation of President Truman' appointment ol James Boyd as <1! rector of the Bureau of Mines. ay I point out- "lubri-fecfion"! ' Lions Club Arranges Ladies' Night Meeting The ladles will be honored at t Lions Club's Ladies' Night, next Tuesday al 7:30 p.m., it was announced at Ihe club's luncheon meeting at the Hotel Noble, yesterday. A film of the Orange Bowl game between the University of Oeorg: and the University ol Texas wa shown to the club by Charles Moor and explained by J. B. Whitworl of Athens. Oa.. who Is line coac for the Georgia team. Mr. Whi worth Is in Blythevllle visiting h brother. Prank Whltworth. Other guests of the club were: ^f. Scruggs, Harold Eubanks an Earnest Haynes, all of Blythevlll ff while the railroad was Idle. The fact-finding board, which eld its first meeting Monday, greed to remain here to aid in ettlement of any issues c- which he two sides may not agree. The strike was called over 150 ndlvldual grievances at union members concerning overtime pay, working rules and other issues. Wales were not involved. Joseph A. McClaln, Jr., Baptist Groups Merge Funds to Build Orphanage MEMPHIS, March 23. IIP)— Two Baptist groups have merged their funds to build an orphanage near here. Officers of the Baptist Memorial Orphanage and the Tennessee Baptist Orphan's Home announced plans Monday for Immediate construction of an Institution on the site formerly planned for the Baptist Memorial Orphanage eight ml(es northeast fif the city limits. Cash funds on hand for the project now reach $250,000. Plans for building the new orphanage were announced when the Baptist Memorial Orphanage liquidated Its assets and transferred them to the orphan's home. Dr. W. C. Cr'asman, superintendent and treasurer of the orphan's home, said that under the orphan's iom« charter children from Ar- 'cansas and Mississippi also will be •ared (or In the new Institution The orphan's home already cares or 225 children at a home between Nashville and Franklin. Officials hope the first children :an be mqved Into the new home by early fall. :ounsel of the Wabash, said about '0 per cent of the grievances had been settled during negotiations Monday and Tuesday. The settlement called for reinstatement ol all brotherhood members without loss of seniority. Unions.involved are the Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen, Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen and Enginemen and Order of general i Railway conductors. The Wabash operates over 2,500 miles of track In Illinois. Michigan, Ohio, Missouri, Iowa and Indiana. KENTUCKY'S KEY TO MIOSM'ITALITY Perfect partner to gracious hospitality ift tiie geiieroua flavor of Kentucky'* favorite ftour mash bourbon. Naturally distilled on one family recipe since 1870, OLD FITZGERALD is proudly Old Faslt- ioitcj, yet all the more in style, OLD FASHIONED...Af^T^^f 010 FITZGERALD Vi Pints $2.00 ^^^^ A i» KtNTUCKY STIAIGHT IOUMOH WHISKfY • 100 PROOf • BOTTllt) IN IONO Read Cornier News want Ads Read Courier Newt w»nt Ad HOW IT I —CBISP TIN MO HUU*] TRY IT/ JL91W, it ctocu'f IVIIVWHCH erson at 'its heel ! It Means Phillips 66 Premium Motor Oil Gives You lubrication Plus Protection! 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Phone 4493 FOR SALE Concrete culverts, 12 Inch to 4R inch, plain or rceuforccd AM Concrete Building Blocks cheaper l!ian lumber for barns chicken houses, pump houses, tcnanl houses, tool sheds. We deliver Call us for free eMimale phone 691. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. Seed Soybeans Our Specialty SPRING PLANTING OATS Also Alfalfa, Lespetleza, Sweet Sudan, Sudan. Pasture Mixtures, Lawn Mixtures and other field seeds. Call Us for Your Renuirements BLYTHEVILLE SOYBEAN CORPORATION Blythevillc, Ark. 856 Phones 857 • MEAT CURING • STORAGE • FOOD LOCKERS • PROCESSING FOR HOME FREEZERS BLAYLOCK'S Highway 61 North — I'houe 3172 Baby Chicks • Custom Hatching • Eggs

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