The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 28, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 28, 1949
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THURSDAY, JULY 28, 1949 BLYTHEVn.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS I'AGB SKVEN 337 Polio Deaths Listed in Nation; Arkansas Hit Hard By the Associated Frets Infantile paralysis cases in 1949 are running far ahead o f 194.) the second worst polio year in U. S. history. An Associated Press survey today showed 6,935 cases ST-er the nation through July 27, with 337 polio deaths. In 1944 tlie total for tlie same 1 ' date was 4.176. '"-'tils (or 1944 eventually reached 19.029, topped only by 27.363 tn 1916. The U.S. Public Hc-lth Service in Washington reported the 6,139 caws »s of July 23 this year was 38.4 per cent hither than the 4.586 reported throilfh the same dale In 1948—and 1948 was a near-record ye-r. The polio appeared to be gaining strength witli the hot weather. Government figures showed 1.444 new cases during the week ending July 23 This was in increase of 47.5 per cent over t'.ic same week o! 1948. which Had 919. In 1944. there were 915 new cases tor the week endine July 27. For the most part the nollo up- state "lias had more polio thi: year than ever before in its his tory." There were 67 polio death: during the first six months of thL year. At Springfield, I'.!., all children under 16 were quarantined and the public swimming pool was closed (or the rest of the season after n polio cases ind two deaths struck he city this month. surge appeared to he fairly evenly distributed over the nation. Only scattered epidemic areas were reported. At least 33 slates reported step-up in the polio rate, while eight showed a decline. Nineteen states have had more than 100 cases tills year cotnrj with only seven states above tlie 100 mark at Mie same time last year Nearly two-thirds of the nation's polio was centered in nine states. The leade-s were Te.vas. 1.123; California 708: Arkansas 488; Oklahoma 440; New York 353; Missouri 30:!; Minnesota 286; ^tichigan 270 and Illinois 259. -•Sbklahoma health authorities sail more than half of the state's 440 cases already have recovered. They said they had enough equipment to take care of patients but not enough trained personnel. New York City, which has had 14 polio deaths since July 1. issued an emergency call for nurses. The Red Cross said Arkansas was one of the hardest hit states In the nation. Most of the victims were stricken during June and July. Arkansas Senators Split Farm Issue Vote WASHINGTON, July 28. WP> — Arkansas Senators McClellan and ilbright voted on opposite sides vesterday when the Senate rejected 51-38. an amendment to the foreign iid money hilt. The amendment would have frozen R portion of the funds for purchase of American surplus farm products. The vote overturned a n'ling by Vice President Barklcy that the amendment was nnt barred on parliamentary grounds. McClellan, sponsor of the amendment, voted to uphold Berkley's ruling: Fulbright to overrule it. NEW FLYING BOAT FOR NAVY—This is the Navy's speedy XP5Y-1 patrol plane, now nearing completion al the San Diogo. Calif., plani of Consolidated Vultee Aircrnfl Corp. Test Rights are scheduled (or this fall. The GO-lon craft, powered by four Allison propeller-turbine engines, := rloKignrd for long-range day and night sea search, rescue operations and antf-vubmarinc patrol. District Board Combines, Linney Lost Cane Schools The Luit Cune and Linney schools in the Urmkley disitict. lutvc been eombiuyu, accoriiui£ LO ounu. Muyes, county school supervisor. The sUiaents wnu \VUULU have at- londecl the Linney school will be The National Wildlife Federation ( wild flowers unless they arc flbun- requests you not to pick or dig < dnnt. </2 PRICE SALE there to are inure Cane, wlicvc ftdt'ijiwte gymna Vichy Rebuilds Health Lore Despite Complex VICHY <AP>—This French town Ls strongly y complex. Vichy hss been associated for four years with a capitulation regime of 30.000 inhabitants fish tine its inferiority Iowa authorities polio cases so far reported this yeas against 118 at the same time 1948—tiie state's record year. Texas health directors said the and name then meant the provisional capita] of the "French State" Though it was only provisional, H lasted too long for Vichy officials who have to rebuild the reputation of this health spa. bium, lunchroom, and classroom facilities. The five and a halJ mile tviii will be made by bus. A new bub has been purchased by the Biinkley District to take care of tlie transportation problem. me i\et;ro School at Linney, the Little River School, will continue in operation. Plans call for the schools to open at Lost Cane Monday. James L. Mathis is ttic principal. Children from grades nine to 12 at Linney will continue to go to Manila. Some Used Cars Are Like That CINCINNATI. O.. <&} — Joseph Decker decided he wouldn't buy the used car he inspected. When he They have modified the label of j tot> k hold of the handle to open a .seme of their mineral water bottles i door, he wound up in a hospital for export. All Vichy water is called , The door fell off and hit his left "Vichy-E'at" t Vichy-State) ' ' ' Great Britain obje-led to name, so Vichy bottles for land just bear, under a tricolor rib- lion, the .sole name of the city. I pipe lines. 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