The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 28, 1949 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 28, 1949
Page 9
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TUESDAY, JUNE 28 BLYTHEVn.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE Welfare Grants Mo Be Increased Average Payment* To Aged to Range Around $25 Monthly Mrs. Harriett Sullivan, Mifslf-slp- I pi County director for the Arkan- Department of Public Welfare, terclay was notified that the te agency, beginning August 1, l increase the average a-ssistance iiU to beneficiaries in tilts coun- | ty and throughout the state, The announcement of the in- I crease.s was made by Mrs. Henry Bciheli, state welfare commissioner in Little Rock. She said the average grants to aged persons will be 1 increased from $20.95. the average | for June, to about $25, Mrs. Betliel said, however, tliat all persons on the welfare rolls will not rcccis'e this average amount since the payments are "assistance" ba.^ed on needs of the individual, | and not as a pension. "A new budget i* bpins planned in every case, tisino 1949 food price. 1 !," said Mr.s. Bethcll. "With the funds available it is passible now to pny only 77 1-2 per cent of the client's deficit. We hope before two years to he able to pay 100 per cent of the deficit." Some clients may receive no increase in August. Every month there are a few who because of change in their circumstances receive a decrease. The Increase is due to larger | stale appropriations. For each of the next two fiscal years S9.300.000 state funds are available for welfare grants to the aged, the blind, and dependen t children. This will be matched by federal funds lo make a total of about *19.500,000 winch will be »2.458,333 "^?r month. It is estimated that in one average month for the next two years, the Public Welfare Department will pay 65,903 old age grants, 1,884 Brants to the blind .and 15,504 grants to dependent children. The average grant will be about $25 for the aged. $28.00 for the blind, and Ml-00 for dependent children. HOME-MADE LiGHTNlNG-Kive million volts of electrical power create this spectacular boll of "" in the G-F high voltage engineering laboratory in PitisHeld, Mass. The flash zis- zagged along a copper wire. Then there was no wire The heat had "-•nplelely vaporized it. .engthy Talks een in Move "o Avert Strike LITTLE ROCK, June 2*. (API — alks to ward off a strike o! about 600 aluminum workers In Ark- :uas may stretch into several days. This was indicated hist illicit hen ibe first day's conference ctvreen Reynolds Metals Company [ficitiLs and union representatives ided with no definite action tnk- :i The group resumed negotiations ns morning' across conference ln- Ics with Federal Mediator Ctiarlc,s . Wheeler. He was called into the squabble fter company employes, members f the United Steel Workers of America (CIO) voted to strike July if a new contract is not signed before then by the firm Some progress wa.s made in ycs- erday's all day session, however. Wncn the talks started in the morning, union representatives and company officials met in separate rooms. But by ^sl night they got together in the $aine room, reported Wheeler. The union claims the company relused to negotiate on a new contract, which calls for a general wai;e increase and a pension plan among other things, Laborers at the company's Hurricane Creek and Jones Mil! Plants and Bauxite mines, r.ow receive $1.04 an hour, and top craftsmen earn .$1.57 an hour The union Ls asking a genera) wage increase but has not ' announced a specific amount. Niagara Falls la the largest cataract in America and the second largest in the world, exceeded only by Victoria Palls in South Africa- Hit-ond-Run Boat Pilot Amputates Swimmer's Feet RENO, June 28. (>Pj—A hit-run speedboat pilot amputated a 13- year-old girl swimmer's feet yesterday, Imogene Witlschc and Janet Lutz, each 13 and from Roseville, Calif,, were swimming in Lake Tahoe. I Then, said Deputy Sheriff F. W. renzel: The speedboat roared close lo the *ach and shot between the girls, anet barely got out of the way. One of Imogene's feet was cut T—presumably by the propeller he other foot was left dangling bj bit of flesh. It was amputatec ater at a hospital. The pilot did not stop. Brenzel aid an arrest would be made today. Imogene is a niece of Los Angles (Calif.) County's widely known eteran sheriff, Eugene Biscailuz. HOW POP DID IT—\ hug* portrait of th« middleweight champion in his Bronx, N.Y., home provides a backdrop as Jake LaMotta, two, demonstrate* to hi* baby brother, Joseph, eight months, how daddy .stopped Marcel Or dan in Detroit Livestock Intptctort (« Graduate MEMPHIS, June 2«—<*>j—The National Hardwood Lumber Assocl- alloii said loday 4« students will be graduated from the Hardwood Lumber Inspection School here July 14. * Tlie commencement uddress will be clven by former Memphis Major Waller chandler. N'o Heat l,over The wingless crane fly la found crawling iclivlly about on mm. but It quickly become* Inactive when warm, according to the Encyclopedia Hritannica. BrUUh pound now wouldn't HAT* any tuch reperctiMlon, Still, It would be i grave move which th« government wlshet to ivoixL 13-YKAR-Ol.l) MOTHER—Mrs. Katherine Elizabeth Love. 13, holds her new son, Joseph, Jr., in a haspita) at Birmingham, Ala. She says lie -looks like Joe," her 18-year-old husband. The Loves were married in Mississippi last September. They live with her parents at Birmingham. IAI 1 Wircphoto) The American Mag should not be displayed on days when the weathet I inclement. NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, II June 28. [APJ —(USDA) —Hogs 11,500; barrows and gilts steady to 25 lower; sows mostly steady; good and choice 180-240 IDS 21.00-25; few loads 21.35-21.50; top 21.50; 250-300 Ibs 20.00-15; heavier weights slow; down; 100-130 Ibs 11.15-19.50; good sows 400 Ibs down 16.00-17.50; very few to 11.75; over 400 Ibs 13.00-15.50; slags 11.00-13.50. Cattle 3000: calves 2000; few loads ana lots of medium aind good steers 22.25-2550; some low medium slaughtei steers 21.50; good hellers and mixed yearlings 24.00-2625; common and medium 11.00-2300; common and medium beef cows 15.50-17.50; good 18.00 and above; 140-170 Ibs I9.15-2f.00; mostly 20.75 canners and cutters 11.00-15.00. Waterspouts Kill Girl, n/urc 9 in Philippines MANILA, June 28. liP) —Press re- wrts said today two waterspouts had killed a 9-year-old girl and njured nine persons on Banlayan :sland, north ol Cebu In the cen- ral Philippics. Five houses were reported blown down and a fishing aunch picked up from its moori; Copper was discovered, probablj in Sinai peninsula, as early as 4,000 B.C., and introduced in southeastern Europe about 3,000 B.C. LOOK!. Guaranteed 1 COAL SAVE ON FUEL 10 DAY SALE • Guaranteed First Line Coals Genuine. Super Washed Keiff- ler Illinois, 6x3 KgK Lump Reg. $12.50 PER TON '995 For 70 Days Only The American flas should be hoisted briakly and lowered ceremoniously. HOME FREEZER MacKenzie Continued from Paie 6 he agreed, and laboriously produced in long a message with which 1 raced to the cables. Morgan's statement, which described the British government's notion as "a ho|>eful and not a discouraging event" swept Into front pages throughout America, ami of course raced around the world. This optimistic ivoi'd from the sphinx of the House ol Morgan wa.s credited \vithhnvlngiiuichto do with steadying International reaction. 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