PAGE BLYTHBVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NZWB fg^ft^a MONDAY, DEC. 15 1951 FINER GIFTS FOR GLOVES . . . fine eather* in a beatiful selection . . . lined and plain. All colors and sizes. EXCLUSIVELY YOURS HUGHES' Shop Early For Better Selection HOUSE SLIPPERS . . . nationally famous brands that will please him. All sizes. Big selection." Minimum Teachers, Salary Law Not Needed, Autry Says 11TTLE ROOK «t—Rep. L. H. Autry, ohalrmRn of the stale Lesj- MtUve Covnotl, *ays ho feels that a minimum t«aohe«' iaUiy law "Is not necessary Ui this Btflt«." The Mississippi County Legislator contends that "If sufficient revenuo were available to p»ovld« Arkansas News Briefs— Cobb to Fight Ouster Attempt But Says He'll Abide by Verdict lit Tho Associated Press LnTm HOCK CAP) — Orso Cobb, chairman of the Republican Btat« Committee, Is calling; for "sober reflection on ttie move to oust him from the chairmanship. In a «lntem«nt Issued this weekend, Cobb said he has decided to Kttet 8 movement to replace him In the post but added that he "will •tadlf abide »nf irerdlct." Ttw Republican Executive ComniUtee ha« called a special meet- jni of th« BtaU Committee for D«o. M "to consider tht pro]»sed removal of Hw chairman of tti« s(at« committee. . ." Wr» Dtttroyt Hendtrson't Gym AKKADELPHIA (AP> — Tho Henderson State Teachers College gymnasium was gutted by flr« here early Sunday morning, shortly after a ChrMmai dance. H. Grady Smith, college business manager, estimated the loss at »76,000, which hi jald wa< covered partly by Insurance. decent salaries, I am sure the school boards would not hesitate to pay those salaries." Autry, in a radio interview over Station KLRA here yesterday, aatd ha believed the basic problem was a revised minimum budget law (or the schools. He said he intended to Introduce a revision to the 1951 school budget act, which ho sponsored, designed to cut down and simplify the law. Such revisions were recommended to the Legislative Council in n summary of a 1-year study of tho state-school system by A. W. Hells of Ihe Missouri Legislative Council. Belts was hired by the Arkansas group lo make the study. Autry said yesterday that the present law "leaves loo much interpretation to tho (sidle Educa- lion) Department." Ho also advised a re-organlza- ;lon of the Education Department Lo cut the number of Intev-rtepart- mcntal divisions to four. 'I believe the department ie over-organized," Autry said. "1 feel Improvement could be made if the department could be re organized with three or four Independent divisions rather than nine." Lftf/* Rock Woman Gets Appointment LrrriJ3 ROCK, — Fiumle Hardy, a LUtlo Rock insurance woman, witi s»tve a* assistant Insurance commissioner of Arkansas under dov.- •l*ot JYancl* Cherry. Mta Hardy, whose appointment was announced Saturday, has been ki the insurance business since 1923 In Little Rock; Newark, N. J., nnd Memphis, Tenn. She k now manager of the casualty department of 6e Raines Insurance Co. at Little Rock. t Cole or Wfcitten to Head LITTLE HOCK — R. H. cole, superintendent o[ schools at Magnolia, and A. L. Whltten, Marlanna school superintendent, ftre cnncli- daUc for the next president of the Arkansas Education Association. ; Cole and Whltten were nominated from a field of six candidates ' In a preliminary vote counted Saturday. Final balloting will be completed at 18-district meetings on the last Friday In March, 1853. Amy Jean Green of Henderson State Teachers College and Hal Kennamer, Parli superintendent of schools are nominees Tor vice president of the group. ' : Francis Amis of Crossetl and Hattlc Mae Kclso ol North Little Rock were nominated for recording secretary. Lumber Industry Bogging Down MANILA (/I 1 ) — The once-thriving Philippines lumber industry has fallen upon hnrd times, and it wants government help. A recent survey shows sales have fallen off to Jnprm and tho U. 3., the two rvmjor customers. The decline Is attributed to the Korean War Eind the Tact that Japan now has repaired much ol Us war damage. fiennio Arcvnlo, a Manila lumber company executive, says the lumber Industry has heen the Philippines most steady dollar producer, He proposed that the government adopt "n common-sense attltvidc regarding tax and other control measures." Market for Snails BOLOGNA, Italy (/T)~-If you arc short of money In Italy just go out In the fields and pick up snails. They ore worth about 4 cents a pound on the open export market. Americans don't like them usually, but snails cooked with gr.rlic are a European delicacy. Five tons of Italian snails cross dntly the ItaloVrench frontier in special crates Tor French ggurmets. Italian Port Makes Comeback LEGHORN, Italy (AP)—American money Is helping this 'Italian Communist political _etronBhold recover from Its war wounds nnd resume Its role as one of rinlys' busiest and most modern harbors. The biggest shot In the arm for this seaport, the U.S. 5th Army's tnnln supply base during World Wrtr II, cnme in the summer of 1951 when It was chosen as a U.S. Army's supply base for troops In Austria. The base now .provides Jobs for 3586 Italians. - ; Leghorn Communist port workers called several 24-hour strides demanding a share of the work and money going to non-Communist stevedores but the strikes failed to affect unloading. On Xmas Day ffi te Beautiful Cathedral Most beautiful Gothic cathedral ta the world Is that at Cologne. Germany. Building of the famous church required the labor of 21 generations of men, from fathers to great-grandsons, for more than 600 years. every sip of OLD STAGG is a "Taste Bonus!" 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