The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 24, 1951 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVTUJ!, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS , 'AUGUST M, 1W1 Cotton Council Origin Is Cited Synthctic'Fiber Forced Set-l •Up How the National Cotton Council was formed and what It is doing now to Increase consump' tiou of cotton was told members of Blythevillc's Rotary Club yesterday by Clifton Kirkpatrick. director of field service for the Council "Synthetic fibers, mainly rayon forced all members of the cotton Industry, from farmer to textile milt operator, to organize the National Cotton Council," he said "Synthetic fibers even now are taking a potential 3,000,000 bale market away from cotton annually," Mr. Kiri:patrirk stated. But, he said, cotton Ls making headway and Is developing Itl.v terous, wrinkle-resistant material of its own. In the past n year cotton has harl a net gain In con sumption of 2,260.000 bales per year Use In Rugs Increases For instance. Mr. Klrkpatrk'k in formed {"xe group, cotton used li rugs and carpeting increased by some 917 per cent between 1939 and 1950. This increase, he said, was clue largely to development of new cot- . ton carpeting materials nnd a con- j Legal Arkansas News Brief s- Boyd Tockett 'Would Run' For Governor By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HOT SPRINGS - Hep. Boyd Tackelt «ay» hi* number one problem so tar as the govern- ershlp of Arkansas is concerned is netting enough money to run. The Arkansas congressman said he couldn't "imagine any person being able t finance his own campaign." He -said he would like to be governor, but added: "What I would like to do and what I can do are two different thlng-s." —Courier News Photo ClKCllS AKKANGKMENT8 COMPLETED—Charles Moore, Junior chamber o( Commerce circus committee chairman, and Dill Gnrvey (left, foreground) of RoBers Brothers Circus complete arrangements for t • Jayi-cr-snonsorcfl circus which will appciir in nlytheville Sept. 13. Committee members looking on In the uackyroinul arc irrom (he left) Bill Stovali, Emery Francis, Prank Ilarslnnan, Chester Cnldwcll, Jack Rawlings and Andy Harkcsdnle. certed selling cimipatan. \Sohes Old Dilemma Annual selection of a Maid of Colton. a girl sponsored by Ihc MURPH YSBORO, 111. (API - A Cotton Council each year, has done f t d Masonic safe much to make women more con- which nieinners nan been unable to open since their late secretary died In 1943 with the memorl7.ed combination. Lod^e members hud been all but ready to break Into the safe to see their records. But the Job was done In 10 minutes by Tone -Monday who only twisted the dial ami listened to the safe's Inner workings. He did the trick In front of awed Masons who had requested the traveling sate ejt- KCious of cotton clothes, hR told the group. Mason Day was taken Into the club as a new member and was introduced by Rotarlan J. L. cherry- Guests at the meeting Included Dale McGee, Malvern; Lloyd Godley and R. C. Bryan, Osceola; M. C. Greeiuvay, Jim Adrian, Aurora, Mo.; Farn.worth Black and H. C. Eskrldge, and Roland Mabry. of the National Memphis. Cotton Council. pert to have a look at their safe. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKVAEIDS, Aug. 24. tlt'i— (USDA) - HOES 9,000; j weights ISO His up 10 lo 2S lower | (nan Thursday's average; 170 Ibs i down steady in 25 cents lower: Currency Treasury butcher steers and heifers 26.M- 31.00; utility and commercial cows 22.50-27.50; canners and cutlers 17.00-22.50. .sows 25 to 50 cents lower; bulk top I COLUMBIA. S.C. (API— Sydney choice 180-230 Ibs 22.10-15; .-,. ; 22.25 for several leads; 240-270 Ite c - Kerksls. who believes he has the „ ! largest private collection of Confed- 21.40-22.00; 270-300 Ibs 20.90-2MO: I crate bon(K „,,„ c ,, rml cy in the loan 335 Ibs 20.50; 150-170 llu 205021.50; 120-140 Ibs 17.75-19.75; 100110 Ibs 15.75-11.00; sows 4CO Ibs down 19.25-20.00; heavier sows 17.00-1B.75; stags 13.00-1500; boars 10.50-13.50. Cattle 750; calves 850; odd lots utility and commercial yearlings, world, has 3.500 varieties of Confederate notes and 150 types of bond and other fiscal paper- He is an Army warrant officer stationed here. Read Courier News Classified Ads •1CKET LINE SET UP PINE BLUPP— Striking CIO woodworkers have thrown up picket line aound a Pine Bluff flooring company, but officials of the plant «ld operations will continue. The 200 members of the International Woodwokes Associa- In stuck Wednesday, The picket in< wu established yestedty. JUARI) UNITS RATED LITTLE ROCK—Six Arkansas National Guard units were rat*d 'superior" during the two-week encampment of the 39th Division at Camp Polk, La. rka'i'iSM Adjutant Gen. John B. Morris Jr., raid a total of 54 Arkansas units were rated at the encampment, which ended Saturday. FURNITURE MEN MEET LITTLE ROCK—Buyers from seven states converged on this capital city yesterday for the opening of. the 1951 fall furniture market. The annual convention of the Arkansas Furniture Association also got underway. The market Is sponsored by the association. With the Courts ClrcvH (Criminal): Gene Lowery. public drunkenness. (Appealed from Municipal Court.) Chancery: Lillie Everett v«. John Everett, suit Tor divorce. Wallace Ford vs. Katie Ford, suit for divorce. Marriage Licenses The following couplet obtained marriage licenses yesterday at the office of the county clerk, Mrs. Eliiabeth Blythe Parker: Paul Dean Dawes of Manila and Miss Charlotte Berry of Crossett. William Dell Oammlll and Miss Maxlne Fincher, both of Manila. PERMITS SUSPENDED IJTTLJE ROCK—Beer permits Of two Springdale, Ark., dealers have been .suspended for 15 days, George Callahan, executive director of the alcoholic beverage control board, yesterday suspended Oie -state pel mit.s on the ground that both dealers had sold beer to Intoxicated persons. NPA OFFICIAL CHOSEN LITTLE ROCK—Walter E. Lolt- ey of Little Rock has been appointed to head a National Production Authority Investigative staff In this district. Electronic Fishing Device Invented MADISON, Wis. (API— Most fljh- ermen would trade any three of their favorite tricks for the "Impulse". The "Impulse U a $12.000 reconditioned Navy launch loaned to University of Wisconsin lake scientists by' the Office of Naval Research, and she c»n literally sound out the spots where the fish are swimming. If this sounds like a whale of * story, ask any old Navy man about the echo-sounder^ He'll say It's m electronic device to send out split- second sound waves and then calculate and record water depth from, the echo. The echo-sounder wlll>Xflp- detect other objects in deep water— such as schools of fish. "The scientists here hope to be able to track some of Wisconsin'* best known game-fish species by bouncing the sound waves off their backs. As soon as the echo-sounding Instruments have been adapted to shallow water, the scientists intend to use the launch U> locate schools of fish and chart both size and daily movements of the school to and from feeding grounds. ' i? COOl this summer with a FRIGIDAIRE Room Air Conditioner • Powered by mon«y-«aving backed by iptcial 5-Year Warranty. • Coolt, fllttri, diiai, circulate* and venli- late* with fresh air. • FH* aim a it any window. • Weal for hornet and office*. Adams Aopliance Co., Inc. Sales J. W. ADAMS, Mgr.. 206-208 West Main Service Phone 2071 DANCE TONIGHT Ted Fisher & His Orchestra Dance from 9 till 1 ! £ 1.50 per Couple FLY INN (Blythevill. Air Bas«) ( A PeffFeCTlON H6AT6R K66P5 COMFORTABLY WARM i) SPECIAL PURCHASE PlTX- ttua pooV, CAM^MUJ tout, ( nfJw]kt> lu» pitoC-lsM ktabto I IS ALWAYS ON TW6 JO& i EXCLUSIVE j ) "FLOOK-FLO'0LOW6R PILLS WITH COZ.IN6SS \) Perfection Stove Company 7336 Plotl Avenue. Cleveland 4, Ohio Speda/iils in GAS and OIL Healing Perfection Stoves Handled Exclusively in Blytheville at HUBBARD HARDWARE HUBBARD & SON FURNITURE COMPANY \> ^ ' ' ^ »4i i it A \ t MODERN 2-PIECE TAPESTRY SOFA BED SUITE On T«rm» 15% Doum Salnrce McnlMy 66 88 • Priced Separately, th« Gh«ir. 17.88 -th« Sofa Bed_-49.88 As conv»iient J5 it ii comlortabie; Ch«*rlul floral cotton Tapestry up- sl«w is long wearing, designed for 24-hour-i-day use. Spring filled » and back convert easily to • resilient innersprmg bed for two. Sturdy and, comer blocked hardwood fram*. Large bedding space.

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