The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 13, 1949 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 13, 1949
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*AGI TITO (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JULY 18, 1949 Arkansans Buy More Insurance $7,969,000 Paid To Beneficiaries During Pott Year Arkansas families owned $469,000,000 of life Insurance at the start of last year, according to the 1949 Life Insurance t^act Book, published by the Iiutitulc of Life Insurance and released today. This represented an increase of 1172,000.000 over the ownership reported in this state two years Defore. Din-ill',' 1948 the people o( IhLs state purchased $82,000.000 of new ordinary lile Insurance, the Fact Book aLso shows. Death benefit payments In Arkansas during 1948 are reported as &7.969.000 under 5.214 policies "F\ir policyliolders, as for the companies." the yearbook says, "the 1948 highlights of the U.S. life Insurance business were: first, the investment earning rate went up; second, more families had more life insurance protection than ever beiore- anci third. purchases ol new life insurance stayed nenr the very high level of the past ;hree years. Famines Show Increase "Probabls 1 the most Important <insle development was the upturn of the investment earning rate on life Insurance funds after a decline of about 20 years. The rate In 1948 was 2.96 per cent, up from 2.88 per cent in 1947. There were t™ chief reasons for the upturn. One was continued direction of funds higher earning investments ll OWE sobbing wife, a heavily-burdened Japanese soldier returns from Russian-held territory at Shlnagawi station near Tokyo, Japan. Captured during the war. tie and other soldiers were repatriated after being away from home more than five years. (AP Wirephoto). 12-Yeor-Old Gets Legal Education Off to Early Start in Courtroom the nto 111IA.1 ll>6>"-> «•"• ** . . such as business and industrial securities, real estate and mortgages that began in 1947. The other was th e upward trend -.nlnurest mes e up in general that also began in 1947. "Todav nearly eight tune., a many ptople ""« Wt Insurance M £ 1900 TOur out of five American arS « protected. The largr .mount* °f new insurance bought fn the past few years, together w dh the low lapse rale, brought the loaf owned in the U.S. at the end of 1948 ^o $202,000,000.000. This Is twice the total only 13 >'»»« »*° »>£ nearly thirty times the amount in '""Purchases' of new insurance in years no*, 194S-7-", "**' » purchased has been over- 000.000 e»ch year,. wilh IMS only two per cent below the peak of I94T. "Benefits, too, increased In 19« .long with the growth o! Insurance ownership. The total of all bene- lita paid to U.S. families in the year was nearly W350.000,000. This was moie thin a quarter at a billion above 1S47." ',:':.;' . State Policemen Crack Down on Speeding Drivers U'iTLE ROCK, July 13— tip}— Speeding arrests by the Arkansas State Police during the first six months of 1949. increased more than 30 per cent over the corresponding period last year, Director Herman LliuUey reported today. If arrests for speeding continue to Increase at the present rate current figures will exceed the 2,628 speeding arrests in 194B by more than 500." he said. Lindsey also pointed out that on the basis of gasoline consumption traffic In Arkansas is now 50 per cent greater than it was in 1941 when the state recorded the all- time peak in traffic deaths In one year, 503. Lindsey said, however, the tra fatalities in Arkansas for the firs six months of 1949 are 10 per cen ! under the fatality toll In 1948. • Traffic mishaps have coat 168 lives this year and 187 died highways the first half of 1944 Arkansas highways. INDIANAPOLIS — (NBA) — Bi- Itnce In the court; the Jiid««— and hli Kl!-»ppomled sidekick — «re approaching. Thost who come before Judge Georgt M, ""w'j Maji$trat*'« Court find that the Judge U not •lone on the bench. Sitting beside him, usually," Is freckle-faced, 17- year-old Chfste' Poor. Chester has been a court regular since he first came to court In April. "He s^'rt he »•-« interested In court procedure and law and wanted to Icnon 1 If he could sit and walch. I said, of courw," Judge Ober recalls. "He wanted to know If it would cost anything. I told him If he'd be quiet and behave, he could stay for free. After awhile he wanted to know If he could sit up on the bench with me. T said ye* and he'* been coming In steadily ever since." During school months, Chester came only on Friday evening^. With vacation season, he attends every day and evening session. "A couple of we;ks ago," said the Judge, "I wa delayed about 10 minutes. When I came in, Chester was already th'--. He told me I was late and asked me why." Chester displays quite * bit of 'gal savvy for a 12-year-old, the udf?e -ftiii. He listens attentively crawls i lot of notes, and, occasionally, ask* pertinent ques- In NOTICE IB the »r*lMlc eMrt *t Chick*- wkk Dlairict rf rllriUiiirl Cma- IV, Arkaua*. In the matter of the Mt»!e of No. IN* Lrm Smith, deceased LaM known addre&i of decedent: Blytheville, Arkansas. Date of death: June 3. 1M». The undersigned was appointed administrator ol the estate of the above-named d*ceden t on the llth day of July, IMt. All persons having claims against the estate must exhibit them, duly verified; to the undersigned within six moi'.tru from the date of the llrst publication of this notice, or they shall be forever barred and precluded from any benefit In the estate. This notice lirst published IHh my of July, 1M*. W. C. Hlgginson, Administrator •lytheville,- Ark. Marcus Kvrard, ally, for adtnr. 7|13-30 NOTICE OF GRANTING Or LIOUOB PEEMIT Notice U hereby given that the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas has Issued t permit, No. 236 to George N. Johns'to sell and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail on the premises described as 30314 W. Main St.. Blytheville, Ark. This permit Issued on the 1'day of July 19W and expires on the June day of 30, 1950. George N. Johns WHISPERING JUSTfCK: S u A 11 Ober iel> word from Cheiler. them would come into court as delinquent]," said Judge Ober. W(hen the youth declared a re- ceas for himself—he was going away for > .two-week vacation trip with Mi parents—Judge Ober had a serious request to make. "Lei us know where you'll be In case we need you," he asketl Chps- "If morr Uen-agfrs court under these circumstances ' Just as seriously. Chester ptom- I'm convinced that a lot les« of ised he'd sent! a picture post, card. I' OuPont Prexy Answers Government 1 * Charges WILMINGTON, Del,, July 13. ) —The government's anti-trust : suit against E. I. Du Pont De Nemours is an attack on "bigness in business," says the president of that company. In a letter to 100.000 Du Pont stockholders and thousands of X>u Pont employes and customers, Crawford H. Gvunewalt yesterday deuiert the firm's transactions have ever been "Illegal or improper In any sense." He contended that victory Iri World Wai- Two could not have been won "without your company and others like it." The Du Pont president challenged the government claim that the company's Investment 1n the General Motors Corp. and the U. S. Rubber Co. Involved restraint of trade. He said specific charges would be answered in court and called many of them "completely unrounded or grossly exaggerated." For a Rtal Treat, Try "Chicken In The Basket" Open 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Daily Except Sunday RUSTIC INN TRUE-TAGG PAINT You'll Be Amaztd! It Goes So Far— Coven So Well—Costs So Little! • Beauty that brings charm *nd fresh* ness to old, familiar rooms—make, them glow with youth again. • Durability that withstands repeated washings — permit! that freshly painted look season after season. Easy Application that cuts costs and makes good painting easier. 'I - . We'll h« h»ppy to heJp you chooie i he fine hen foe ih« job la 10% Discount for Next 10 Days Blytheville Glass & Paint Co. 517 E. Main Phone 4906 Vet Insurance Dividend Checks will be Mailed at Rate ot 20,000 Per Day WASHINGTON, July IS—(jP|— Dividend checks from National Ser- j vice Life Insurance probably will;: ptart ROing out at the rate of 200.000 a day next January, the Veterans Administration said yes- j terday. Carl R. Gray. Jr.. veterans administrator, said tht complicated preparation procedure makes payment this year impossible. Gray's letter replied to published charges thai in: dividend is being delayed until an election year lor political reasons. The Veterans Administration is going to pay a *2,800.000.000 special dividend on about 20.000,000 policies held by 16,000.000 World War II veterans and servicemen. 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