The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 8, 1951 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

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WEDNKSIUY, AUGUST 8, 1951 Arkansas News Briefs^ Little Rock School District Payroll Records Subpenaed LITTLE ROCK—Pulaskl County Prosecutor Tom Downie ha« >ubpenaed the'payroll records of the Little Rock school district to investigate alleged "Irregularities." Downie taid last night that officials of the API, stale, county and municipal employes union has "presented me with enough evidence to warrant investigation." The prosecutor declined to divulge the exact nature of the allega- T Ions and pointed out that no charges have been filed. <CJT Dr. Harry Little, superintendent of schools, said the records- dating back to May, 1950—would he delivered as soon as possible, probably today. The union, acting through the central trades and labor council, has been seeking recognition by the scnool board for school maintenance men for months. BLYTHEVII.LE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Steam Plant Case Taken Under Advisement LITTLE ROCK—The Arkansas Public Service Commission has taken under advisement the application of a North Arkansas "electric cooperative to build a steam generating plant at Ozark. Oral arguments in the hotly-disputed case, most voluminous in PSC history, ended yesterday. There was no indication when a decision would lie handed down, but commission chairman Scott Wood said it would be as soon as possible. The Co-op— Arkansas Electric Co-Operative Corp.--has asked Uie PSC for permission to build the 30.000 kilowatt generating plant and string 500 miles of transmission Hues through northwest Arkansas. AECC would sell the output of the facility to the Southwestern Power Administration. SPA in turn would supply the three distributing co-ops which form AEC enough power to meet their needs. PAGE Virginia Hill Will Contest Federal Action SPOKANE, Wash., AUR. 8. Wi— Virginia Hill, wlirse home and personal belongings were seized and sold by the government lor nonpayment of Income taxes, has said she would tile a petition in the Trx Court of the United States coiileMIng the government'* claim that she owes 1161.000 m bacS: i-xfs. Auction of her equity in a $31.000 house brought »H.w The sale ot her Jewelry, mink coats and household effects brought about »15,000. Virginia said she thought, the prices paid by bidders were lar too low, INVITATION TO BID Sealed bids for the construction of an addition to the avmnaslum will be received by Ihe Board nl Education. Consolldalrd School District No. 5 C. Pcmlscot County, at the CST, on the 15th day of August, 1951. where they will be publicly opened ann read. The Contract Documents may be Two Are Accidentally Electrocuted Two persons were accidentally electrocuted in Arkansas Tuesday, boosting the state's weekly violent fatality toll to eight. In Alnrvell, Ark., Charles L.. Mosley. 32-year-old father of seven ^fchildien, was electrocuted while using an electric torch. A four-year-old boy was electrocuted at the home of his grandparent« near Holly Grove while playing on the front porch. H« touched* some open wiring. He was Ranald Stevan Ward, son of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Ward of Ogen, utah. ; He and his parent* were'visiting Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hill at the timr of the accident. U. of A. Receives $7,566 Cancer Grant WASHINGTON—Dr. Hcrach N. Marvin of th* University of Arkansas has received a grant ot $1,SS6 from the national cancer institute to aid In cancer research. The grant w»s one of 150 totaling »1,41«,760 to 7« hospitals, universities and other institution! Paris Postmaster Cleared of Charges PARIS—Paris Postmaster W, P. iBilli Elsken has been, cleared of a charge of embwzling funds from the North Logan County Cancer Fund. . Elsken was acquitted yesterday by a Jury that.deliberaled 40 minute* Elsken, chairman of the cancer drive, had denied a charge of taking 164.57 from the fund. His job as postmaster was not involved in the case. Warren Voters Again Reject Parking Meters . te WARREN—Installation ot parking meters again has been rejected Tiy the voters of \Varren. In a special election yesterday, the parking meter issue lost. 284 against to 179 for. parking meters also were rejected by the voters about three years ago: Installation of the meters had been supported by Mayor P. E. Garrison's administration as a means for obtaining added revenue to help defray cost of city government. —Courier News PhDto SPEAK AT RCA ML'ETING—Clyde Ellis. 'Iclti and Oov. Sid McMath, (center i. speakers at Hie Mississippi County Electric Cooperative meeting yesterday, calk with H. G. Knappenberger. manager o! the cooperative here, after the program. Mr. Ellis is a national afflce-r or the Rural Electrification Association. Party U.S. Red On 'Decline' Danger Remains Same, Hoover Says SAN DIEGO. Calif,, Aus. 8. (JPi— J. Edgar Hoover says Communist Party membership In the United States has decreased from 52.000 last year to 37,000 at present, but the danger has not decreased. The director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation said In an interview yesterday that the remaining Communists in this country are more Intensive and fanatical. Hoover, in California for an annual physical checkup, pointed out that lop leaders had been convicted of conspiracy to overthrow Ihe government by force and that second level leaders were arrested last Third level Communist leaders In U-S. soon will be. rounded up, he added. sued for operation beginning on the 15 day of Aug. 1051. and to expire on the 30 day of June. 1952. L. M. Chappctl Subscribed and sworn to before' me this 1 day of Aug. 1951. Mrs. Marshall Olackard (Notary Public My Commission expires: 3J953 8851 examined at the offi.'e of P iras ^ me tWs7 dav O^'A T^, Hvnll ArMillffM oio <!!„,.,L, ,.„!., I me tllls 7 dnv °' Aug. 1951. years last past; and that the undersigned has never been convict*d ot violating the laws of this sUU, nr any other slate, relative to the «a!i of alcoholic liquors. Application is for permit to bt Issued for operation beginning on the 15 day of Aug. 1951, and to expire on the 30 day of June. 1952. Harvey W. Stewart Subscribed and sworn to befor* Hyatt, Architect. 219 South Main Street, Kemictt. Missouri. Copies of' same may be had by depositing Hie' sum of SM.OO nt Hie above address. This sum will be refunded upon return of Ihe documents Sti good condition within 7 days after receipt nl bids Bids shall be a ceo m pan led bv a Bid Bond. Cashier's or CerlTfi-d . . Mrs. Marshall Blackard (Notary Public) My Commission expires: 3'953. ' «:a si Rembrandt's early models often were his mother, father, and sister, according! to the Encyclopedia Bri- tanuica. U.S., Canada Make Up Oil Supply for Europe WASHINGTON. Aug. 8. OV-The oil short.-ge m E,;ropc caused by (he break In Iranian production is being made up nm of supplies on hand in the United slates and I Canada. : ,\ statement ye.slerday by Bruce K r l"."v ii, de-viiv petroleum ad- mi-ilrr (.•: U.S. C > J '' J : i- .^re m.'kiUR anvtv.c- tnen'< to increase Middle East a'>d Caribbean crude oil production by about 230.000 barrels a day. Additionally, he said, under a per ling agreement reached since a squabble over natlona'Iz lion halted shipments from Iran, about 200,COO barrels a day of Middle E'st crude oil which normally goes to the U.S. >-nd Canada Is being sent to Europe. . - mingbird that, when stripped of its feathers. It is no longer than that of a bumblebee. Check. In the amount of $500.00. „ Insure Hie Bidder's furnishing acceptable performance and surety t ~ Co" CaSC "' " a * tlrriCd " 1C ..* <!'«!'' >.".»« ** of. he hum- No bidder shall withdraw his bid for at bast 30 days after the open- Ing date. Separate bids shall be required on plumbing and electric work. The Board of Education reserves she right to leject any or all bids and to waive Irregularities. Board of Education Consolidated School District N.,. 5 C. Cooler, Missouri ' 8:3-4-6-7-8-9 Read Courier News Classified Ads NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned 'as filed with (he Commissioner of Revenues of the State, of Arkansas for permit to sell and I dispense beer nt retail on the prom- Iscs described as 218 E. Main, Blytheville, Mississippi County. The undersigned slates that he is n citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime Involving moral turpitude; that no llccn.sc to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five Shoe Repair Helps You Look Your Best H-flLTCRS ^LITY SHOE SHOP "' w. MPIN <;••• I Century-Old Vault Opened at Centennial CHARLESTOWN, W.Va. — (/?) — Two three-cent coins were among the articles found in the Charlestown Presbyterian Church corner«ton», opened recently (July 1951) «s part of a centennial observance. ALso sealed In the stone were copies of publications, an elaborate testament, and a program for the cornerstone-laying ceremony 100 years ago The original content* were n- sealed L. the stone along with con- trihutlom from contemporary life. NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense beer at retail on'the premises described as 326 E. Main, Blytheville^ Mississippi County. ...-The Undersigned states.that he is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, 'that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five years last past; and that the undersigned hns'never Been convicted of violating the laws of this state, or any other state, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application is for permit to be Is- Brownson Clinic Ash & Division WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL AUG. 10 Fora raft of COOl refreshment! ,- & ' \ i m > ; - /M/ * ?,'-// " Brook BRAND BOTH 86 PROOF . 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