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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

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THT7RSDAY, AUGUST 9, 19B1 BLTTHKVTLLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Arkansas Cotton Crop Forecast: 1,500,000 Bales; 410,000 Gain LITTLE ROCK. Aug. 9. (AP)—Arkansas' cotton crop this year is forecast at 1,500,000 bales, or 410,000 bales more than wer« produced last year. ^ Thl* announcement came from * Miles McPeek, Arkansas agricultural statistician, who said that bee»UM of favorable weather during th« last few weeks, the stale's .cotton crop i* much Improved over th» outlook of two months ago. However, he said, late cotton will need favorable weather for the re- 5'Alien Reds' Free on Bond malnder of the season if there is to be a good yield. This year's forecast for the state," if it materializes, will exceed the 1940-4S ten year average of 85,000 bales. The most cotton ever duced by Arkansas was In when l'982,000 bales were vested. pro- 1948 har- Ixport Restrictions Cased by Brannan WASHINGTON. Aug. 9 W) '_ Secretary of Agriculture Brannan eased restrictions on export ol col- ton yesterday after the federal crop reporting board forecast a bumper crop of 1T.266.000 bales. Rigid export quotas will be replaced by an "openenri" export licensing system under, which friendly countries can get all the cotton they want. This system will permit the government to bar shipments to unfriendly areas. Cotton was placed under export ^controls last fall when last year's - poor crop, coupled with Increasec demands under the defense program, raised the threat of a shortage. The department had perviousls announced a preliminary export, allocation of 3,500,000 bales from this year's supply. These allocations were in effect set aside by today's action. Brannan aaid the export order is in line with his department's previously expressed policy of providing for the export of all cotton not required for domestic consumption and maintenance of minimum reserves. The secretary' said that by em- pioying an export licensing system, the government would be able to keep the cotton supply situation tinder constant review and hence be in a position to take whatever action might be needed later to protect domestic needs. Judge Accepts Federal Securities DETROIT. Aug. 9. M>>— Five more alleged alien Communists awaiting deportation hearings were free today after posting government securities as bond. Federal Judge Theodore Levin following a colleague's precedent accepted the securities yesterday as bail bond ranging from WOO to $5.000 A day earlier Judge Arthur F Lederle accepted U.S. securities SSOO bond from the Civil Rights Contn-ess. U.S. Attorney General Howan McGrath had cancelled previou bond supplied by the Civil Right Congress. Judge Lederle, however held that the courts had to cept the treasury securities. Judge Lederle acted in the cas of Harry Price. Price was freed in SSOO bond. Yesterday Judge Levin accepted securities as bond for Mis. Anna Ganley. S5,OCfl; Olimpiu Haues. Fritz Karl Rust, and James Pauan- dreau, 42,000 each, and Marko Kos- ts, $500. PAOH mr» Weekly Death Toll Mounts to 12 By The Associated Press Arkansas' weekly violent desth oil rose to 12 Wednesday when a fvshorman drownerl near Arkadel- ihia and an elderly man was hit by a truck in Jonesboro. Dave Montgomery, about 50. a carpenter who lived near Bismark (Clark County), drowned in the Ouachita River north of Arkadel- ihla. He apparently was In a boat mtting out a trotllnp when he fell into Hie swiftly running water. In Jonesboro. James Hnrvey Thomas, 82. was killed wlion he was hit by a truck. Wiineuc* said lie walked into the path of the vehicle. WILSON NEWS •f Mn. B. r. Bojle. Mary Lynn Alexander Is the guest ol Barbara Ashley In Sertath. Mo., this week. Mrs. Ester Bvissey was the guest of Mr. and Mrs. M. E. Mlllinglon and family in Decatur, HI., a few- days lost week. Mr. and Mrs J. M. Hosford. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Greenwell and Mr and Mrs. Charles Brail attended the baseball game in SI. Louis Sim- Aril., to th« gu««t of Mr. ind Mn. Harrj Bufkln and family this week. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Zook and family spent the week end In St. Louis. Pfc. Donnle McDanlel. son of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold McUanlol, will arrive home Saturday evening for a ten-day visit with his family. Ptc. McDaniel. who enlisted in the Air Force In February of this yecar. received his basis training at Lack- MempWE. Pfc. Douglas Forrester, son M Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Forrester ol Whitten, who is In the Air Fore* iU- tloned at Lackland Field, San Antonio, Texan. 1« expected to arrive home this week end (or » vWt with his family. Mrs. C. D. Price and Mr«. J. D. Rankln were co-hostesses at the regular monthly, meeting of the and F.eld. San Antonio, Texas and Baptist Worker's Council last Tuw- has comp Wed 20 weeks of school-1 da . ni( , ht at lhe church . nM ,. v f vl? " d University In Las, sev( , n mem bers were present, Th» \esas. N.M. n»xt meeting Is scheduled for Aug. Miss Glenrta Ray of Blythevilte 28. with Mr, and Mrs. L. E, SulH- 1s visiting Mr, and Mrs. Donald van and Mr. and Mrs. Ed Williams Ray and family this week. Natives Head To Read Island SINGAPORE (AP) — About 400 HainaneEe, most of them more than 0 years of age. are sailing for Com- nunisl-heM Hainan without any ntention of returning to Singapore. They did not apply lor re-entry Isas. ~: One of the Hainanese said. There is no security whatsoever or me in this country when I grow Id and unable to work," Almost all bought umbrellas, aying it rained heavily in the win- er in Hainan and anyway the llm- irellas were cheaper here. Snow? Yep, It Hit Australia SYDNEY. Australia, .Aug. 8. I/P}— The Sydhe'3' Sun reported today ythat southeastern Australia has ibeen hit by its heaviest snowfall. Hooerfc, its. streets covered with two and one half inches ol snow, reported a temperature of 38.9 de- grees—colde-st In 49 y»ri. Read Courier News Classified Ads. REAL DOGGY-Bluejackets of the patrol frigate USS Everell wanted their lady mascot, "Mn- sume" (Japanese for young girl;, to look her doggy best. So. Seaman Glen Lowrey ol Hebron, O.. pretties Tip the pup in the "beauty salon" of the destroyer tender USS Prairie, operating in Far Eastern waters. TOP BRASS AMONG THE WOMEN-Havmg a chit-cliat at the Pentagon in Washington are the top commanders of four majoi women's military services. They are, left to right: Capl. Joy Hancock, USN, director ol the WAVES (lady sailors); Col. Kalherine A. Towle. USMC, director of the Women Marines; Col. Mary Jo Shelly. USAF. director of the WAFS (lady airmen), and Col, Mary A. Hallaren. USA, director of the WAC (lady soldiers). The occasion was a ninth birthday party tor the WAVES. Largest Road-Letting in State History Was Made Yesterday Living Costs Set For New Jump ATLANTA, All?. 8. I/Pi - Living costs are likely to fro up 5 to 8 per cent, says Michael DiSalle. Ixisa o! the Office of Price Stabilization. nifialle said in an interview here l?st night (hat ihe OPS wa.5 going to try its best to tie prices down, but, ihat he rtuln't see. how this could lie done under (lie new price •omrol lasvs He predicted thai, the nexl 12 months would sec from 10 to 16 bir- lirn dollars ndcied to family budgets. More than 25 per cent ol [he total foods consumed annually by the Hvrrage American consist's of milk and milk products. day. Mr. and — ,,„ „...,, children nre spending this week in "'"'* Little Reck and Hot Springs. Mr. and Mrs. Broughton Lovett spent the week end with his mother. Mrs. Edna Loveli, In Shaw. Miss. They were accompanied home by as host and hostesses. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Greenwell 1 "The Devil Is Alive" was th« Mrs. carl Phillips andi »"<!_ famjly have as their guests this; llieme of the program at the meet- Iheir sons, John and Jim. who have been visiting their grandmother. E. A. Wiley and daughter. Penile, ol Memphis were the guests of Mr. anrl Mrs. Gilbert, Wiley and family Monday. Fred James Porter has returned Mrs. K.lwood McCiee and 1 Ins of the Baptist Brotherhood held daughters, Betty Jean and Elaine,; Thursday night. Aug. 2, at the of Jacksnn. Miss., Mr. and MrsJqhurch, Ed Williams, program George Beall and Mrs. Warren West-chairman, was assisted by W. O. of Mobile. Ala. | Harris and W. n. Brown in pre- Mr. anrl Mrs. Wallace Thompson I 5<1]1 ' in ? trie prwam. Twenty-six and son Bill left Sunday for a ^i members -.vere present. weeks vacation In the Rocky Moun-; ' n '' Ba P*' st Women's Missionary tains In Colo. Union met Monday evening at the church with 21 members attending. Mrs. Cora French ol Jackson ! Tenn., is visiting her daughter, Mrr.! W. M. Arnn. and family, ! At nne time there was some DMeJit Anderson, Miss Norma! agitation to make inland Wash- Mrs. Ed Williams and daughter. Jo I.ee. were in Painton. Mo.. Saturday, where they attended a reunion of all present and former em- !>k»ye n ' rf, Albert Palnlnn and Co. Porter, in Helena. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Henderson and son Michcal have returned from a two weeks visil with relatives in St. Louis. Columbia and Centralia, Missouri. Aliss ranees Craig of Mtm/ord, Term., arrived this week for a three weeks visit with her sister, Mrs. Ciilljcrl Wiley, and family. The Rev. D. B. Blcdsoe. pastor of the First Baptist church here, is j Cheyenne, Wyo where he vill conrtuclint; a revival at Ilarrlstains port at (he Air Rase Since his Corner Baplisl church this week. " .separate Lincoln, Men, Women! Old at 40,50, 60! Get Pep The condition of Mrs. Bamev M»ys, who is 111 at her home, is im- FeelYearsYounger.FullofVim proved n^n l r'lT.f eiR^'s-M nr-n-oui mc^orrj tfell Pfc Jimmy Powell, son of Mr. and ?,;.!!;'-: , > S'-li'J?7"f°.' > *.,V°V' 'V.*'"! * ""!• Mrs..W. L. Powell, left Tuesday for ^'••^"ffn<^\'^^'^°SS^SS'. .LITTLE ROCK. Aug. 9 (^i—The lajgeot ro^cJ contract letting in the history of' Arkansas was made yesterday by the Arkansas Highway Commission. Contracts lor 27 road and bridge projects, cost-Jug an estimated 44,200,000 were awarded. Twenty-nine projects were advertised, but no 'ating Americans Jon nod by Communist rost German Officials BERLIN iff*}— The Communists iate -"Americans" so much ' they von'fc even eat with them. The "Americans" in question are mall, sugar-covered biscuit cakes i-hich generations have known and aten und.er the name of "Ameri- ;aner." Nobody knows how they ver got that name. But now the Communist Bast 3erman authorities have decided hat even cake "Americans" can- tot be tolerated under their jurisdiction. The state-operated chain stores are now selling them as 'Ammon cakes/' Anyhow, in the west they will continue under that name, and so will this popular anti-Red joke Two Communists meet on the street. 'Well, comrade," says one. "What lave you done today to help preserve peace? " "Plenty," replies the other. "I ate two 'Americans'." Painted Skulls Shown In Washington Museum WASHINGTON. D.C. — f£V - An ixhibit snowing an unusual treatment of the dead has been Ln- ;taHed in the U.S. National Mu- •eum here. The exhibits Include four aborie- nal skulls from Australia covered with complex painted designs. The ollection represents ;i phase of an expedition to Australia sponsored iy the Smithsonian Institution, the National Geographic Society and he Australian Government In 1948, Insurers Drop Coverog* Of Indonesia Cargoes SINGAPORE — ijpi — Insurance and shipping companies have stop ped taking responsibility for pilferage in Indonesian ports and Singaport exporters now will have to bear the costs. Shipping companies now Include in their bills or lading a new clause which reads: "The ship is not respotisible for short delivery, storage of cements, damage as a result of theft, pilferage, plunder, terroristic, action and generally for all such accidents or happenings as cannot be reasonably prevented by the carrier, and master and crew in the management of the vessels." bids were received on one and the only bid on another was rejected. The bid of the Ben M. Ho ran Co.. of Little Rock for rexurfacms o[ 2.067 miles of Highway 67 between 1 Jurisonia and Bald Knob was turned down. The job will be r^adver- ttecd. Seven contracts were awarded to the Hogan lirm. making it the day's mcsf successful bidder. The largest contract ivas awarded to Reynolds and Williams, Little Rock, for approximately 13 & miles of heavy duty pavement on the Magnolia-Union County Line Road. State Highway 82. The bid war, $768.710. In a report to the commission, highway department chiel eneincer A. E, Johnsrn ^nid the slate will ! get (mother S5QO.OOO in federal aid for secondary roads. He said the money would be available because only 80 per cent of the state's allocation was distributed previously, j He suggested the extra money be ised to pave several roads on which the base course has laid or programmed. Jnhnstm and Hitrh^.-aj* Director J. C. Baker were asked to make specific, recommendations on spenri- ng the money and report on the next meeting date—Aug. 24. Miss Bcttye Jo Butkin of Eudora. *RITZ THEATRE Manilo, Ark. COTTON BOLL Thursday " BLACK ANGEL Dan Duryea Peter Lorre • News & Shorts Friday & Saturday SUNSET PASS •lames M'arren Also Cartoon & Serial Hi"^ Koben HUnON Sf»vs BUOOIt J<MV«< EDWAKDS RitVoicf IOO ... «•, Gene IVANS HEARD THE NEWS?-One South Korean who's happy about things tn that war-ravaged country is this tiny tot, seen enjoying a ride on his molher's back. Despite the outlook, for possible peace, the mother finds little to be cheerful about. Air Conditioned By Refrigeration NEW "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. Ph. 58 Thursday "AS YOUNG AS YOU FEEL' Mnnly \Vouley Thelma Hitler I'laygrounds for the Kiddies Free Kiddie Car Rides Kids Under 12 FREE with Parents Show Start? 7:15 p.m. No Mosquitoes—No Bugs Thurs.-Fri. "CALL ME rt | Belly Grablc 9 Dan Dailey 2 Reel C'ornedv & Cartoon • Phone <«1 I Show Sl.irlj Wcoktlavs 7:l>r, Sal.-Sun, 1:00 : Friday Blue Lagoon Jean Simmons Noel Purcell Saturday Ask Local Merchants For Free Tickets Fort Dodae Stampede Allan "Rocky" Lane These Prices Good Fri., Sat., & Monday at Thrifty B&W! 8 Men's Basque T Shirts Regularly priced to 1.69. Horizontal and Vertical sfripes. In blended colors. Broken sizes. 23 Men's Short Sleeve Sport Shirts Leno-weave and skip, dent. White only. Regularly priced fo 1.98. Broken sizes. 13 Men's Dress Pants An Unbelleveahle buy. Values to 4.98. Broken sizes 98 Boys Sport Shirts short slcev*. Broadcloth and washable rayon. Values to 1.98. Broken sizes. each Thursday & Friday HOl'Bl.E FKATTRE 72 Ladies Polo Shirts Short siecve, tuition tronl. In atlraclive stripes. Sizes small, medium and large. Heg. price 1.0 each BARGAIN TABLE 50<z Ladies Skirts Children's Dresses Ladies Bags 15 Children's Pajamas made of popular (no Ironing) Crinkle crepe. Values lo 1.39. Broken sizes 1 each Ladies Shoes Baby Bihha ' Ladies Polo Shirts 32 Ladies Mandbags This lot includes summer and fall hajts. Values to 2.98. each Ladies Skirts your choice of beautiful summer skirts. Values to 3.9S si/es 21 to 31. / Each $1 COUPON $1 This Coupon, if presenter! at the Black anil While Store on Friday, Saturday or Monday, August 10. M and 13 .is Rond for 1.00 on any Coat or Suit from 19.95 up. $1 $1 $1 $1 $1 $1 16 Pr. Men's Work Pants Summer, weight. Blue only., Regularly priced' to 2.49. Broken sizes. 5 Cabana Suits made of fine grade material. Fancy print*. Valu«« to 1.9S. Broken sizes. * j each 88 Ladies Blouses an assortment of Batiste, cool eyelet, liuelte and wash silks, in whites. Pas- lels and prints. Sizes 32 to 10. Values to 1.98 each 40 Ladies Dresses 10 [.adies dresses made of beautiful cool fine qufllity Chamhray, Hroken si^cs. Values to 1.9S. M'hile they last. 1.00 each. $ 1 Each Many Other Dollar Day Values Throughout The Store! Black & White Store

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