The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 18, 1948 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 18, 1948
Page 10
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?ACB TEN BLYTJIEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Draft Chiefs See Speedy Induction Officials Soy Men Could B« Put Into Uniform in 60 Days tty lumen C. Austin Unifrd Pres* Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, March IS. (UP) —Top Selective Service officials •aid today they could .start Inducting men into the Rimed forces within 45 to 60 day. 1 ; if Congress passed a new draft law. Maj. Gen. Lewis B. Hershey. director of the Office of Selective Service Records, estimated that new induction machinery could be set up within that tune If President Truman's draft request is approved. Col. Daniel O, Omcr. Hf rshey» assistant, said he believes selective service could have the firsi dnUte.cs in uniform "in possibly J>3 days" from Ihe lime the law is pn.sscd. The Army is now working on a bill to revive Selective Service in line with the president's request K will be mcrgerf with Navy and AT Force proposals and then subnm- ted to ihe president /or approval before goinf: to Congress. Hershey, who is touring selective service depots throughout the country, said in Salem, Ore., that the larger the draft, the simpler would be its operation. Under a .small draft, be explained, more m:u?lna- ery would be rcquiyd lo screen ihe candidates, The World War II draft chief said the lottery system of drawing dralt numbers probably would have to be retained "ThEs is the only way you can give them a fair deal," Hcrshcy said. Need New Registration Omer, who emphasized that he was expressing his own opinion. •aid he thinks ft new draft taw would nece-ssitnle a brand new rcy- ixlration of eligible manpower. "If «•• u&cd the old files," he . unld, "w,* would hav« to briiiK them all up to dnto. There has been A change of status in most everyone listed In the files. There have been more yomiK men coining of iv;c sine* selective service died cm March 31. 1947." Diner siud the Selective* Service Midget Sub Cruises Italy's Lake Como Ii.'ihan inventor i'icuo VnsMMin Uikes his imdgcl submarine tor a tnnl rruisc on Lake Como. A \vorkmnn po!rs the rralT into dorp w.ttrr. Vnssena ciMii/mnixcJ ho had cli\eil 11-IU loot into Ihe lake He ?nys ho tins refused oilers from tlito; 1 forc'pn noviMinncnls for patent ritihts. Post Office Asks Highway Pemiscot County 4-H Repairs by R.F.D. Patrons Club to Hold 'Tag Day' Postmaster floss S. .Strvons (od;iy 1 culled nt tent ion lo Ixix holders cm the thiee rural mutes served from tlie lot 1 al post office thiil nppi onrhes to many of tlie ret'L'piacles ju'i'cl tin in tul Lute attention in order ih;\t si'i vice may be continued. Tlie postmaster pointed out that owners of the l>oxes nve re quired by law to keep the approaches to ilieir boxes filled nnd properly graded and unobstructed at all limes. "Our rural curriers have rcpoiii'il CARimiERSVILLE. Mo. March' IB.- -The Pemisfot County 4-11 Club will plane a "Tut; Day*' in this rmm- ty March 27th, for the,club members (if the county who aie trying to rrtisi? SL'fiOO lo be u>ed in ron- ; struct ft 1'ui.ui ami dial tic hall ut, Lnke Wappapello 4-11 Club camp, t it was announced lortay by M O.' . Ambureey, counu extension agent. Taps ben i ini: the 4-H Club emblem will be .supplied thf members. THURSDAY, MAIiCK 18, 1948 Coal Strike Closes! Arkansas Mines; 2,000 Men Idle PORT SMITH, Ark., March 18. (UP)—The last, of Arkansas' ap- inoxlnnitdy 80 soil coal mines wai exiKctcd lo be closed lodny us r. ie- sglt of the current stalemate between John r/. Lewis mid the op- loi's over his demand for a pension program. The UMW chief Is asking $100 a month pension for over-age miners. The staleimue Is Idling nboul 2,000 Arkunsiis miners. Tlie last mines to close In the state weie the Dixie Fuel Company mine and tlie Jewell Company mine nt I'nris. the Hoyd-Excelsior mine al Excelsior, and the Carter-Dunlap mine at CJnrksville, Wayward Superintendent Injured in Accident Commands Arabs First National Insurance Agency FOR COMPLEX!'} PROTECTION Phone 2311 108 Norlh 2nd St. BILL WILSON CHAR1.KS BITTNER CARUTIIEKSVILLE. Mo., March | 18.—Marvin McKlnney, suiicrlnten- j rient of schools at Hay ward, and I two others received slight injuries j late Monday afternoon when he was ruts have been marir on llu: _ r . , ,, , , i j .. wnv sliouldors. The carriers find it Office has "no official knowledge , dl ri lcu , t u , lMch man lJOXcs ,. „„ of how mnny men or what asc Stevens said groups would be called ^n the event of another Induction, However, best Washington opinion is that any nc\v selective service legislation will call for registration and draft of men between IB and 25 years of nge. ThiU would lit in with the president's second request for universal military training, which would take youths be- Iweeu 18 nnd 20 years ol ftgc. U is estimated Ihnt a draft ol 18 to 25-ycar-old oHpiblcs would net a pool of about 3,000,OCQ men. or almost. 10 times as mnny as are needed (o meet the nnlhorJwd strength of the armed services. thai in m,mv instnnces. partlcularlv ^\°. WiU L ' anvass thc c " mU > °" v 1 ^ paved hl R hw nys . (lie „„-; 's,,,,,,,^, M1 ^, >||ri 4 _ H CU|bs have Icasrd 200 iirros of Innrt from the 1 go\ - rrn[]iPnt nt Lake \Vapp;i- pcllo. iirar PoplAi UlllfT. unti the Due t,, r»ln «,,,1 s ,,n»- this W,,U,r. i T^,^ '" ^l"^ 01 Co "" l >' dllb i\rii>.i t.on.i. .»... j_ „., ,\... ],i,,i, ' iiiut i:> \sa.s t_.>tnj. along paved histuvnys. the pro:u-hc-s hrvvp rcnchod an alnuist impisssitble condition, mnking it imperative that work bo dune at once in order for them tr> sorvi? (he boxes. The council will hold u t\\o-day oncampincnt at H;iyti a^ain tins ycur, probnbly sometime iti June. I Young People's Rally | To Be Held Sunday CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. Marcl 18—The you i is people of the A.s M-mbiy o/ God Churches through unt ihis area will meet Sunchiy n the Caruther.sviUi- Assembly of OIK Chiirch. for a's Ambassa- tlnrs Rtilly. «L p curdinK to an an- ' nouncement today by tl^c pastor, Mrs, Idnrna Keeton. Special features ou ilie prot>rnin tnclude a male trio from the Central Bible Institute at Springfield, Mo. The Rev. Zimmerman, chairman of the Nntlonnl Radio Broadcast, "Sermons in Song." will be the principal speaker. Banners will be awarded to the three groups having tlie lavgest number in attendance, multiplied by the number of miles they traveled to reach this city. Fnwsai El KawkJL, roinmauder-in- chief of Arab ami-partition forces, has entered Patr.stine with his troops nnd established headquarlci-.s in i small hillside villa»e. Kawkji dirrc'- Ko.vissr^ri: ^\^?°^ r,^r^ truck on Hlijhwny 61 nboul tlirce ] lcl - 1! " <ni> - ) and o]ie-hal[ miles norlh of Hnyll. | KUliiiK will) Siipei-iiitciulpiil Mc- Kliuicy were Mrs. McKlnney. nna her sister, Mrs. Carolyn Armstrong. Mr. McKinney suffered numerous bruises and itljrasion.s. Mrs. McKln- ney received a cut over the right ' eye and minor cuUs on thc face, atid Mrs. Armstrong received cuts on ' both knees, and liruLses. McKinney's car was badly dam- ' aged. i Easter Camilla. "The Crucifixion," will be hold at the Methodist Church. On Easter Sunday, sunrise services will ue Held on the Mctllodist Church lawn. Caruthersville Churches To Observe Holy Week CARUTHEHSVILLE. Mo.. March 18.— The Presbyterian nnd Metho- tilst Churches will hold joint. Holy Week sfrvjcrs. It was announced today by the respective pastors, the Rev. Wayne W. Gray aiut the Rev. Floyd Brower. Services will be bold Monday and Tuesdny ni^his at the 'Methodist | Church with Rev. Gray in charge. J and on Wednesday nnd Thursday nights Rev. B rower will conduct services in the Presbyterian Church. Read Courier News Want Ads. Thursday I nmnion, nichl will tin joint coin- nd on Friday night, the To Build 4-H Club Camp GREENVILLE. Term.. March IB, (DPI- Preliminary work started tn- dny on n large East Tennessee -1-H Club camp lo cost about S-IO.OOO. Contract for the project has been let to Hoyau Brothers Constrnc- ticn Company. OHIclnls plan to have it in operation by this Summer. It will serve all East Tennessee counties. MidWest Dairy Manager Here Takes New Post Harry Bofian has resigned ns manager of Midwest Dniry Products Co. here to accept ft position ns Assistant manager of the Southern Division ol Pevely Ice Cream Co.. It *as announced today. Mr. Bogan will be locater! in Cape Giradeaii, Mo. Mr. nnci Mrs. Bogan. their son Charles, and their daughters. Nancy and Dorothy, pla to move to Cape Glradenu at the end ol the current school term here. Mr. Bogan has been associated with Midwest Dairy Products Co. for the past 11 years and had be. manager .here for the last seven years. c-r \he fact, but own rcrognixnncp. is free on his Another of Slayer Due To Face Jury Sept. 6 CLINTON. Ark.. March 1R. (UP) —The 70-year-oM mother nt con- 1 vict«d murderer Lonr.le A. Robbins 1 will go on trial here Sept. 6. charged ' with first degree murder in the! death of her son's bride of a week. Mrs. Jewel] Robblns has been released under $5.000 bond until Ihe Seplentor term of .circuit court, Prosecutor R. E. Rush revealed. Bobbins, who was found cmlty of the same death. Is servinp a life sentence. The Robbins' hired-man. Petty, faces trial as nn Henry accessory BRAKES ARE A SAFETY FACTOR . . . WE'RE SAFETY CONSCIOUS! Let Us Check Your Brakes Many wcrioux nm'douls arc caused yearly l>y mo- lorisls wlio.jnst couldn't stop in lime. You should have your brakes checked periodically for your own safety and the safely of others. There's no charge for our check. C;.\1C approved methods of brake correction. WE FEATURE OLDSMOBILE AND G.M.C. TRUCK MOTOR MAINTENANCE Our mechanics must meet certain requirements In-fore their work is approved by Oldsmobile and (J.MC. Thai's why you're wise to linve your car's motor repaired here at Lee Motor Sales. You're safe—and so is yoiir car—from poor mechanical work nnd excessive charges. GIVE TO YOUR AMERICAN RED CROSS LEE MOTOR SALES 308 E. Main Phone 519 Thomas J. Lilly & Son Auto and Furniture UPHOLSTERING Now Located 112 South Lilly St. Convertible Tops Door I'anels ICeadlinincs Floor .Mats Pianos Wide selection of model:-and prices iin our floor all !!«' time Piano Tuning And Call repair lay an expert, us for service that satisfies Music Instrument's A complete line of music instruments and supplies. From a pick to a bass violin Recordings I.el us make permanent records of your voice and music. • Radio Repair • Sheet Music • Radios - Records BROOKS MUSIC STORE 107 E. Main I'hnoe 811 All -types Furniture Upholslerlns. Senl covers (allured (o HI vour individual cushions. WP liave :i comi.lclp line of licautiful lc;itln-rcllos and uptiol- sterinB malrruils ready for your immediate inspection and selcc- tioii. Our evpcrl staff nf uphulslcrars arc always ready to advise willi yim abnnt your liomc and auto U|iliul.stcriii E needs. Phone 4297 FARM & LOANS Horn* Office, Newark, N. J. ., tON« TEKM PROMPT GLOCINO LOW RATB CAM., WRIT* OK SE» RAY WORTHINGTON US 8. Third St., Blylherille. Ark. Servlns This S'rtinn C >S Years Aiillifrltc.l Morlxut* l.aait Solicitor lor THE PRUDENTIAL INS11XANCE COMPANY OF AMERICA IF YOU SUFFER, WITH DIABETES Try (his natural aid: Mountain Valley Mineral \Valer from lint Springs. Ark. Doctors have pre- scrihtd it (or MORE THAN 50 YEARS. Ash for Free Booklet Mountain Valley Mineral Water Co. CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Main ami Division Klylheville, Ark. fO* KCAt set you* Still & Young Motor Co. Lincoln-Mercury Dealer Phone 3479 Blytheville Ark. 112 Walnut St. I .Deal & Uniif; Distance Hauling Moving a Specialty Anytime — Anywhere Any Place Buck Meharg 401 E. Main St. Phones: Hay Ifi77 Night 2!) SB KAHY CHICK TIME • BUY EARLY • BUY THE BEST Complete Line of Kecd We Buy Poultry! Lewis Poultry II!) K- Main Phone 9-H) No Injurious Air Hammer Used In Our Body Repair Work. Our Auto Body Shop Is the Best! The air hammer and Us dnmacmr, effects ;iro lofl mil of mir procedure of atiln tally rc|inlr. We do our work hy hand, the «>me «s did the rriiflsmen of nlrt. But nur Hnlslicil work k as modern as » ncvr rijlit off Ihe prcnlintinn line. I.rl us turn your dented fenders into eraccful .uilomntive lines: FLOWERS BODY SHOP It's Our Guarantee That Counts LOCATION: 118 South Lilly Street \Vlien In Need Of Shoe Repairing Call 'IIM7 Kror E'irk II)) ;iml Delivery! H A L F O R D SIIOK siior IClfi Snntb 'Znd St. PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Best Prices Kirby Drug Store? Flash Cameras At Barney's! 20(16 Wes( Main SI reef PRICED FROM $9.90 to $14.95 Film Development and Free 5x7 Enlargement \Vilh Kach Roll Roll Film In All Sizes—Rast man Kmlali Film BARNEY'S Phone 3647 2006 West Main St. FOR SALE Concrete Building Blocks Aqudla Water Proofing Paint 12-48 inch CONCRETE CULVERTS plain or reinforced Osceola Tile and CULVERT CO. We Deliver Phone 691 i Have On Hand At All Times Several liactors nnd equipment . . bolh new nntl iisrrt ones JOH!l DEERE. FARMALL nnd < other makes. Also, I have for i snip nt nil times "iO to 80 head of \\ mules. Terms can br nrranqcd ' Will trade [or most anything rou have. New Knrd Traclnrs Heady for Delivery F. C CROWE 1 Mile S. ot Bracsadoeio Concrete Tiie Sewer Tile Si?rs I. 6 and 8 Inch Culvert Tile Si«s 10. r». 15. IS, -it, J4, And 36 Inert A. H. WEBB "»y. fil Thone nt Slate I.ln« 1M RADIO REPAIR 1 AND 2 DAY SERVICE ON ANY MAKE OR MODEL RELIABLE WORKMANSHIP. PHONE 2642 We call for and Deliver FRED CALLIHAN Electrical Appliance Co. Authorized Motorola Radi* Sates and Scryl« 10« South First St, INSTANT RADIO SERVICE A 1.1, MAKES Wo Si>rriali7e in F-M Latest Muriels of New • West inff house • Crosley BLYTHEVILLE SALES COMPANY s K. Main rhone SGI6 BEN WHITE & SONS '> GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 Guaranteed RADIO REPAIR by Expert Call 8II Brooks Music Store 107 K. Main Shoes expertly repaired with Miner . stroilK soles, lopRrarie. heels . service. inexpensive, quick H-flLTCRS OUflLITY SHO€ SHO 121 W M O I N ST. Free Delivery Call PICKARD'S GROCERY Phone 2013 1014 Chickasawba STUDEBAKE RS4 GUARANTEED USED CARS & TRUCKS SI:K Tiiiisi; HKFOKK YOU BUY: 1912 Chevrolet 2 Dnor Se- Clc:ui as they rnmr. 1911 Chevrolet 2 Door Se- rlan. A real buy! mn Chevrolet 2 Door Se- iJ;in. You c.un't go \vrnng on this otic. 3 f>S7 Ford 2 Door Scd^n. Goncl price. 10II Ford Convertible. It's IH38 Chevrolet 1 A Ton. A a honey. fcirgain. OUR PAINT AND BODY SHOP IS THE BEST IN THIS SECTION! • Faclnry Trained .Mechanics • Paris and Accessories • Wrecker Service Chnmblin Sales Co. Lex Chamblin R. R. * .\sh Streets Bill Chamblin Phone 2135 STUDEBAKERS See— J. W. Lovelady Al Larman ' or Graver Frailer EAST END Auto Sales 503 E. Main I'hone 4191

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