The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 14, 1947 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 14, 1947
Page 7
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MONDAY, APRIL M, 1047 BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER HEWS Many Former GIs File for Benefits VA Contact Office in Blythcvillc Handles 137 Applications The Contact Office of (he Veterans AilmmistriUion here yrovldid Employes Pay Respect tp Henry Ford assistance to Gil .'ratis and members of their itiml- lies (iurhiB March, it was 1-eported today by W. H. Pope, contact rep- Mr. Pope said a total ot 137 applications for yovcrnmetit benefits were lllcd (luring 'he month, as com pared to HI) tor February. A large percentage of the inquiries made by veterans visitin.; the ofllco last month were concerned with National Service Life Insurance, lie said. The number of veterans applying for reinstatement of lapsed G. I. policies has increased steadily each month this year. In tills connection. Mr. Pope reminded veterans in this community that they have less than lou months remaining in which to re instate their lapsed term insuranc without physical examination itiul upon payment of only two months' premiums. Term, policies may be rcin-stnlcd in this way no nvittcr how IOIIK ui-u they lapsed, un-, Aug. 1. 19-17 is the last, day on which reinstatements may be made under these conditions. In connection with National Service Life Insurance Wee!; April 13 to 13. .inclusive, the fallowing statement has been issued by Jack G. McKciiKle, Insurance Commissioner of the State of Arkansas. "National .Service Life In.snranco is something no non-veteran can buy. No amount of money can make this insurance available to persons who did not serve in the armed 'jcs- ''Since this insurance ha'j been designed for one privileged clars of policyholder-- the American veteran — it offers benefits not contained in policies issued by commercial companies. Your government, is not h the insurance business for profit, bill to provide veterans and members or lUeir families with the besl possible low-cost insurance ptolsc- tion. "Some veterans dropped choir National Service Life Insurance when they left (lie service, through mis- mwlcr.'jtrmding of its benefits. Others, faced with, temporary unemployment [luring the readjustment period.'were forced to drop thoir policies because of lack of funds. But the government has made it, possible for tiiosc men and women to reinstate their insurance, and to regain the valuable benefits offered only to them. "As 'insurance Commissioner o( the State of Arkansas, I feel deeply privileged to aivc my whole-hearted endorsement to National • Service Life Insurance." Hie best way lo cut down dcat'.v lutes In Aikiinsiis-Out so fur he IHW not been able to convince the iK'alors. 'We have n hiw in Arkansas, p;i«ed '20 ycurs nuo. providing tor textbooks mid i!o minutes of fliv prevention education in nil schools each week," lie ,suid. "Hut it bus never been enlorred." "1 liriuly believe that most ol the 150 or more persons burned lo ileiilh since lust full could IHIVJ l>'cn MUT,| it they hud been laiiKhl Jli'i- prevention In childhood," lin- PAGE SEVEN ker declared. Wlnlc nrson isn't n bd; fiictur In lire losses, Maker has one assistant «ljo works .primarily i i ill-ion Invest iKiilor. The ma si ; 1 said he expects del.'jcri'.lo bur to continue at an upward rat Many meiehant.s have tic? luted lariic. Inventories of wn tl F.oods whlel: they ('11111101 el *po ol Ilii'cufili reunlnr channel said. '"I'hey'll buve to net rid .still( some wiiy." B:ikcr decla Get o on the Job Ford Motor Co. employees were the first to enter the RccrciUlon Hull at Dearborn, Mich., to pay their ast respects to Henry Ford. Here an old-lime Ford employee views Hie body of the greal indu.->lrl;ilist. (NBA Telephoto.) Fire Marshal Places Emphasis On Steps to Eliminate Hazards 15Y S5O11 jlsitOWX | "You mean the janitor is Ihc (United iFrcss iStuff CoiTtsinnulrnll j o nly one who c»n call :i fire drill?" lA'lTUK ROCK. April—lJiL-kliinis jHiikcr a-skccl. After 15 minutes which appear lunnorous on tln-ir search failed to locate the Janitor, •luce but often t Lines have triiyic Bilker a nil the principal found ropercnssions are tJic daily diet (r! the bell In a safe place under a State FJre Marshal Lee j&ikcr. I radiator in the hull. And when youVc finished UUkmni Another schoolman dcnuivred iU with him. you are almost afraid the suggestion that, exits nf an unto enter it public auditor iiun, a diLorium were unsatisfactory. But theater ot 1 a school build ing. Ant! when Uakur suggested a fire drill | more than likely you'll go liomo the superintenclcnt said he wns ami clipck the exists from your . afraid some of the children would •bedroom. set hurt leaving the room. <I)akcr Believes an ounce or fire j n another place he found lh»t prevention is worth a dozen aryoii|(i, 0 ii re extinguishers h»cl not been invesliE;ations and devotes most nl ; checked in more Hmn 10 year;; a month, they insist on using hie! school yuunnslers in their projection bnntlis. A lid nothing Is in inflammable than the film the C])?rators handl'i." he declared! Haker told ol going into a theater and finding all exils exrept tlv tront one locked., li\ anotlier cinema jKiiace he found the f'jipes ending abruptly H above the ground. Bukcr feels that fire education Is HIS" WAS/FIKST ''''''" .-•tflichard Trcvorthick, of England. Bflii'.rally is credited with devising, in 1802, the first motor vehicle which could be operated. Improvements were made in his invention, and, by 1824, several steam vehicles were in operation between Cheltenham and Gloucester , Englanl. Read Courier News Want Ads. A D L E R ! K A TONE UP YOUR | INUIKITION ZOMt »si YOU! DIUGGIST JATHFACTKW4 CUAKAN1V0 MOKEV lEFUNCEa TKIAL !IZE I. *. A1>10(KA CO, . «. H. r.Bl 1. MI"H. his time to making iving talks before civic minded groups. '•I take personal pride in having snvcd a*, IS lives in the Greitl Northern Hotel fire at Hot Springs," Baker said. lie explained that a short time before the disastrous blaze, he inspected the 'building and ordered a ventilating fan moved from a low- [ to an upper sash of a window j leading lo a fire escape. I "It was down that' escape that j 18 persons Heel to safety," he sai'M The fire marshal believes th it | an inspection oE all hotels in the.' state has made most of them sa.l'c. A fqw .still ;need corrections which hotel /ipen have premised to nnikc when 1 "' materials are available. jMany -Schools ^Negligent Bnk'cr has b^cn clcvcting his recent efforts to schools and then- ; ters. Two weeks ago he found a ; girls' dormitory having only one stairway from the upper floor;.! And s uch a condition isn't unusual, j he said, because most house motti-j crs simply don't want fire escapes | which can be placed in normal useage :is an entrance and exit. At the same .school he found a boys' dormitory in which crowded ! conditions had made necessary Iho construction or a room across I Me end of a hall. When Baker m- i|>-ctetl the school, the room leading to a fire escape was pad lr;: hod. . -in a tirade school he called for a lire drill. "All right," the principal ans'VL". 1 - cci, "but I'll have to get the janitor." and were totally inoperative. ThcatcT lOwncrs Criticized , Tlie.ilers arc bad offenders ol safely regulations, he said. "Despite the. fact that many theaters make a profit of $15,t)U'J Let Us Help You— STOP DRINKING There is no medical remedy for drink . . . but we can help you resist Its influence! No cost tu you —only co-operation. .HIST CONTACT Alcoholics Anonymous Kox 873—Hlylhcvllle, Ark. WASHING MACHINES . ' • • : : • £/'s - r ; we have them fpr/t^ IMMEDIATE DELIVERY BENDIX AUTOMATIC WASHERS The FINEST Automatic Washing Machine Phone 3450 ; HUBBARD & HOKE Your G.f. Store in BJyt/ieviJ/e • Almost every hour in (he tiny you wilt fine! n good use for ihc "Jeep" us u truck, li|>lu tractor, runabout or mobile nnn-vr unit. With its miulicy Willys-Overland "Jeep" Itngini: nntl powerful •i-wnoc'1-ilrivi;, you can K<* most anywhere in :i "Jecr>," " ../r.i... _ i " fair weather or in r oul. ' on or oil iliu road , . . in Get a "J c cp" on the job. It wilt pull plows, harrows, seeders, mowers; tow 5,500-lh. trailed payloads; haul HOO Ibs. The "Jeep" will carry men and tools ficross town or to luini-in-pet-at places in a jiffy. Wherever it goes, its power takc-ofl" is ready to run your machinery right on the job. Come and sec what the amazingly versatile -i-purposc "Jeep" can tlo for you. JfF THE MIGHTY 'MtP' AT POOLE MOTOR COMPANY Formerly HOLLY MOTOR CO. ELLIS POOLE, Owner and Operator Phone 49 Steele, Mo. SEED SOYBEANS CERTIFIED IMPROVED ARKSOY EARLY MATURING . . roumliilion Stock—Direct From Rrceder Hfc'ont proved yields I! lo. r> more bushels per IIITD and sliinds up hullur thtih Kiilsoy. Blytheville Soybean Corp. 1SOO W. Mnin 'hone 85f,-857 REFRIGERATION—24 Hour—REFRIGERATION Sales Service . Repairs AIR CONDITIONING w: AIU; AIII.K Td (ii'TKit vtm CIUAMKIKH ENGINEERING IN KAI.KK, KKI'AIKS AND SHItVICK. Walk-In boxi's, llKv»r:i|;t! ('outers. Dliinluy Cases, Air Con- illtiimliiK Hulls unit usi'il ItefrlRvriitlun Kiiuipment bl all klndi. 715 W. Ash—A. H. Johnson—Phone? 2188 or Poolo Motor Co., Srcelc, Mo., Phone 49 •fl II • The Union KEYSTONE Blytheville Soybean Corp. 1800 W. Main HOT WATER for «.ry use AUTDMAT1CAUY- less than ^ad s till it costs the average family of four with a Duo• ••*• Therm Automatic l r uel Oil Water Heater! I-css than4(! a day for plenty of hot water— even on heaviest washdays! No Got or Electrk ConOKt/ooil The new Duo-Therm can be installed anywhere— city or country— because it burns cheap fuel oil and needs no gas or electric connections! ' . Beautrfu/ Ntw D*s?'gnf Come in and select your Duo-Therm \\ r ater Heater from our stock of strikingly styled new models finished in beautiful white enamel, four lixs to choose from! ADAMS APPLIANCE CO. J. W. ADAMS, Mgr. 208 W. Main Phone 2071 l Ref uses Union leaders still refuse the company's offer to submit tlieir wage demands to impartial arbitrators appointed hy governors of the five states we serve. Union leaders still insist on national arbitration. They still demand that umpires judge the "game" from outside the "bail park." And the public continues to be needlessly deprived of telephone service. [Why not let impartial citizens familiar with local conditions settle telephone wages? [The company has repeatedly offered to abide by such a settlement. The offer is fair to the union, fair to the company, and fair to the public. The offer still stands. JOHNS LIQUOR STORE All Your Favorite Brands • YKM.OWSTONK • HCIIKNLBY • ANCIENT AflK • 4 ItOSKS • 1. \V. IIAIU'KK • 01,1) • 01.1) TAYLOR • IIHNTKK • I'AIII, JONKB • CAI.VKHTS Your ratrnmiKc Appreciated AI;KOSK n«m HIT/ TIIKATER SOUTHWESTERN BELL fi TELEPHONE COMPANY Hardware Mutual and Hardware Indemnity Insurance Companies of Minnesota . / A plus excellent by lending Insurance authorities. . .Sound prelection became of large (hiaticlal reserves and surplus funds, I'rrmlum flavinRS—more limn 38 milliun dollars have (urnrd in ilivldciul .siivin^s to policyholttcru, ,'•-''' I.owrr cost—!>ccuuse of n careful selection of risks and economical <)[ier;itif>u. I^ITRC dlvMrnd .Siivln^H on atiloniobilc anil lire Insurance low net cost. Box 431 FOR INSURANCE SERVICE W. L TAMKE 2487 RHEUMATISM KEPT ME IN TORTURING PAIN The Idler r.ay.'i . . . "Klein:; like Ihc pain just won't let go/' For more th<m fiO ycai's tloctors have prescribed Ihls natural mineral water that lends to nciilrallze liiitu-ciuisiiiif auil.i. Write loilay for tree booklet. CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP M:\li) and Division Hhlhcullc, Ark. BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL. CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151

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