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November 1, 1944

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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.WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 1-,; 1944 BLYTIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Alabama Fights Western Cotton Warehouses Crowded With Texas Staple, Growers Declare BIRMINGHAM, Ala.. Nov. 1 (UP) — Alabama cotton growers and warehousemen are protesting bitterly the shipment of western cotton Into the already crowded Alabama warehouses. . This resentment, was voiced In ki/Birmingham yesterday at the im' 'niial Alabama Farm Bureau Federation convention. Delegates are also tteintindlng action to correct administration of the cotton distribution program by the Commodity Credit. Corporation. Senator John H. Bankhead, meeting with the group—charged that the Commodity Credit'Corporation is hamstringing the program. And he further said he will call for a congressional investigation unless the situation Is corrected before Congress convenes, Thompson Kelly of the Huntsville Production Credit Association says that in Madison County fnv- mei's are faced with .spoilage o (heir cotton crops—because some 30,000 bales of Texas cotton is stored in the county warehouses. He points out that there is onlj room left for about, 15,000 bales of the Madison County 50,000 bale crop. Other leaders at the convention have advocated a clipping of the present two-cotton classification >. process to a one classification procedure. This is endorsed as a great time saver. Tentative plan.? arc underway to send a committee to Washington to confer with CCC officials. Attend Convention Of Real Estate Men Real estate business in Arkansas is booming,.according to dealers who attended the annual Arkansas Real Estate Association convention this week in Little Rock. This group lias 800 members who buy and sell property in the state. Russell E. Rialesj a local salesman, and son, H. E. Fisher, returned last night after having attended the convention. Local Acts Are Co/Jed ; Contrary To Amendment LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 1 (UP) — Arkansas Attorney General Guy E. .Villiams has issued an opinion which may affect dozens of local ids passed at each session of the Arkansas Legislature. In an opinion to comptroller J. Qryan Sims, Williams said that all .ocal legislation which benefits one county and excludes olhers from provisions is Invalid. He said such legislation is contrary to Amendment Number 14 of the Arkansas Constitution. ' Sims had asked Williams the legal salary of a Polk County official. The ruling by the'attorney general affected Act Number 207 of 1943 which fixed the ^salaries of the county treasure?;' collector and comity clerk ili" Boonc and Polk counties. A search of 'population census records by the attorney general's office revealed that the act affected -only Polk County. But the measure was Introduced by Stale Senator Roy W. Milllin of Harrison, lioono County, with apparent desire to involve only Boonc coun l5 r - : According to the act, It would apply only to counties which, at the last or future federal census may have a population between 15,750 and 15,000.. The Bonne countj population fell within this limit but so did Polk county. Williams' opinion was based on a June 26 decision ol the Arkansas Supreme Court which Invalidated an act providing tea- road overseers in Randolph county. Victims Of Explosion Identified By Army LITTLE ROCK, NOV. 1 (UP) — The Public Relations Office Camp Robinson has released the names of seven soldiers injured when a faulty ordnance shell exploded during a demonstration at the camp Sunday. Seriously injured in the explosion were Corporal William E. Whitchad of Harlan, Ky., and Pvt. Elmer F. Green of Goodland, Kans. Others injured, but not seriously, were: Pvts. Everett Miltmore of Waukegan, ill.; Dennis K. Kirby of Brooklyn; Ifarshel Stanley of Kayford, W. Va.; Jack B. Girdnda of Hollywood, Calif., and Ray J. Roen of Hcumii, La. Soldiers Offer Ring Program At Field Here Six boxing bouts and four wres- ling matches will feature the all- soldier siiorls card at the I3AAP Recreation Hall tonight, Lt, Allen A. Hurley, assistant uhyslcnl training officer, said today. The first bout will begin promptly at 8:15 o'clock and everyone Is cordially invited to attend. There will no admission fee. Featured on the wrestling program will be the following matches: Main Event Pvt. Roy Wellons, Group 1, 190 Ibs. vs. Pvl. Leo Castlgllone. Section A, 185 Ibs. Semi-Finals Pvt. Angelo Tomnsso, Section A 230 Ibs. vs. ACT Nick Pcrra, Section B, 215 Ibs. . Preliminaries ACT Dick Boyle, 150 Ibs. vs. ACT C, D. Smith, 155 !hs., both of Section B-13. ACT Fred Scluiltzinnn, 11-13, 1GO Ibs., vs. Pvt. Pat Abbott, 155 Ibs. Section A. Features-.of the boxing prograu will include: ACT Robert Huckbindcr, 13-13, vs Pvt. Robert Slulzker, Section B, boll 135 pounds. ACT Irving Silver vs. ACT nob crt, S. Martin, both of B-13, boll 145 Ibs. ACT Charles Davis, B-13, vs. Pvl William Hill, Section C, both M5 Ibf ACT John Parsons, B-13, vs. Pvl Henry O. Edwards, Section 13, boll 150 Ibs. ACT Waller Field vs. ACT Irvlni Tcssler, both from B-13, both 10 Ibs. ACT Bill Anderson, B-13, vs. M Sgt. Frank Alexander, Sect. B, lioth 105 Ibs. Staff Sgt. Jesse U Clements, post boxing Instructor, Set. John Gierum, an assistant bo.xing instructor, and S-Sgt. Chris Bclkns, wreslllni; Instructor, will assist Lt, Hurley in preparations lor the bouts. Hitler's Home Frbnters The* photo above (jives n good idea of (he quality of (ho recruits Hillcr gels for the "Volkslurm," the new German home army which he has promised would'make a last-iiilch light when tlio Allies overrun the Ueicl) itself. German caption on the photo, radioed from Stockholm, says the recruits, many of whom never hod handled a gun, are lined up before target practice, NOW DUE . WilibeinBlytheville Oct. 26th toSaiurday, Nov. 11th Come by and pay your levee taxes, or mail your tax statement and check (with exchange) or Money Order {without exchange) to me. Don't Wait For The Rush. Mrs. Lyn P. Gooch Collector Mechanics Rewarded For High Maintenance Record The mechanics of C-8 of Group 1 at the BAAF, holder.-, of the highest maintenance' record on the field during September, were treated to a chicken dinner at the NCO Club Monday night. All expenses of.the feed were paid by officers from the various flyln groups and, after dinner, the me- cVmnfcs and their wives or guests danced to the Anisic of a seven- piece orchestra from the G5lst AAF Band. Officers present included Majoi Joseph B. Latshiiw, Major Thomas J. Quinlan, Capt. Thomas J. Price Lls. Marvin M. Hormuth and Cecil Matthews, and WOJG Robert O. Ivy. While many of. the mechanics h Temperatures Atlanta ;; 7S ; •;•', 80 Birmingham til Charleston . . Charlotte . .. Chattanooga . Chicago . ... Cincinnati . .. Denver Detroit Jacksonville . Tallahassee . Kansas City M'.vcon Memphis . . Miami Montgomery . New Orleans New York . San Antonio Snvnmiiih . Tampa . ... Washington Dallas 'Houston . .. Jackson . -. Little Hock . Shrevennrl . -72 ... •» ... 74, ..-. 79 .. ;•• 77 r.!! no 78 80 80 ivW.- :-:J.'?7' :•:' 82 .'. TO"' ..61 .. 82 .. 78••• B.?-''. ..- 00 81 84'. 80 82- Escaped War Prisoner : rom Grady, Ark. Sought LITPLIS fiOCK, NOV. 1 (III')' — I he Federal Bureau of Inrali ion reiwrts a Gerinnii prisoner vnr, LcirciK Roll, <>.scnp«l from Hi >risoner of wnr camp at Oradj Ark., yesterday. Dell. 23-ycars of age, was dcscrll: ed as six feel (all and wclRhhi 170 pounds. I in has brown hnl jreen eyes and is of slim build. 1 was believed wearing prisoner war work clolhe.s lit Hie time C-8 are not members of the -NCO Club, that organization voluntarily "loaned" its facilities for the occasion. : '' 1 Mr Farmer: We Can Add Months To The Life Of I ires, days. Our modern equipment can handle even your largest Repairs in time will save you both dollars and work Estimates without obligation. . . ; . • GUARANTEED WORK — CEILING PRICES MODINGER.POETZ TIRE CO. Hwy. .61 North Phone 2201 Have a Coca-Cola = Going our way? ,,. or meeting a comrade in Northwest Canada, Friendship comes easy to allies devoted to common causes and borders without guns. Have a "Coke", says the Yank sergeant to the Canadian mountie, and he's talking a lingo of friendship that both understand. That's the informal North American way to say Greetings, friend. It's the same informal way to put friends at ease in your own living room, too. From the Yukon to the Gulf, Coca-Cola stands for the pause that refreshes,— a symbol of a friendly way (o get along with folks. ' BOTTIED UNDER AUItlORIllf Of tHE COCA-COIA COMfANV IV COCA-COL/V BOTTLING"'''CO.. ot BLYTHEVILLE 'K- It's natural for popular names to acquire friendly abbreviations. That's why you hear Coca-Cola called "Coke". .ei944ThtC-C.Ce,.. Half-Century. Knuugh POIITLAND, Me. (Ul'J —Si-ci'c- .ry of tlio Mnlnc .Kcbcknli ASSCIII- y since Us Inception In 1891, Mm. race W. Kiiowlton of lielfnsl. cle- Ined rc-dccllon nL the ons Olsl nnn«nl conventtoii. Dr. J. L. Guard Optometrist at Guard's Jewelry 309 W Main FOB BALI CONCRKTK •WORM SKWK* ALL HIZKB Than Bridie Limbo OKMlfl T1U ft Culvert Co ' rn.n. FARMERS We have plenty of Irnn Mont- Ing urn! IlnuKh Cy|irvs» for burns mid sheds. 3 Year FHA Terms If desired. E. C. Robinson Lumber Co. Factory Method c • '< " * *f Motor Rebuilding Our newly installed equipment includes "a CliANKSHAVT GRINDKU, HOItlNG BARS, PI9TOH .(JHINDKK, IJKAKING RK-SI/BR. LINK BORING'; MACIIINK, CONNECTING ROD It MACIIINK, etc. Our men nrc factory liaincd and use factory approved methods. ' ' >; ' r ' i > 'i .Take your truck, car or tractor to your own dealer or garage anid have them send the motor to us to be completely rebuilt! * * John Miles Miller Co. Blythevillc, Ark. Clul« arc swung at golf bulls by .olfers iit (he rate of 80 to 100 miles per hour. <>'/, OK • ; TRUSSES • • Ste«! unit tClnntli ^ ST E W ART' }> Ora| S t • t i Main & l.skr t'honr ZSZ2 Try our "Own Mnrtc'' ICE CREAM Ole Hickory Inn HUb :- rt ° tR AL W ~'3ilb •~£?tfes5K Over Radio Station KLCN 12:55 P. M. You Are Cordially Invited to Hear tjmmis^^^ ~. - JiH|li:;i^ ~&&y£m>^', i , Smash NEW TAXES- j Before They SMASH YOU! Arkansas taxpayers arc staggering under Ihc greatest per capita stale debt in the nation! And yet Ihc proposed Hoi- Hnpsworth Hospital Act would saddle our citizens with an additional tax. burden .of $7,500,000 annually. Like all other slates in Hie Union, Arkansas needs more hospitals, but an off-brand of slate socialized medicine prescribed by politicians is nol the answer. Vote against flic TTollingsworlli Hospital Act. Smash this scheme for new taxes before these taxes smash you! VOTE NQ ON ALL NEW TAXES! ' Hollingsworth "SUPER GRAVY TRAIN" Would , Waste Millions Of Your Tax Dollars ,/t J Governor-Elect BEN LANEY With a brief introduction by Col. H: L. McAlislcr,- Co- Chairmnn, Arkansas'National Democratic Campaign Fund. Governor-Elect Ben Lancy c will be heard fen 1 the first time on the air since his successful nomination last July. He will bring a special message every Democratic citizen of Arkansas cannot afford to miss TUNE IN THURSDAY KLCN 12:55 P. M. —Political Advertisement. Under the Jlollingsworth Act S250.000 would be paid each year in salaries merely to collect the (axes imposed by this Act. This is only one of many glaring examples of waste in this politi-. cal scheme to take over the doctors and hospitals of Arkansas. Such a super-gravy train docs, not answer our need for more hospitals. It merely provides for. the squandering of millions in taxes. Arkansas cannot afford this extra tax burden. V.ote, AGAINST the proposed Hollingsworth Hospital Act On November 7-Vote AGAINST INITIATED ACT NO. 3 AGAINST INITIATED ACT NO. 3 T SigneB fy ' / _^ ' \ ^( Mississippi County Committee ?' :? • ' , oftHe *T,'rt .' • . < • ^ ARKANSAS PUBLIC EXPENDITURE COUNCIL

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