The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 16, 1946 · Page 17
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May 16, 1946

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 17

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. PAGE FOURTEEN Schoolmen Seek Buses from Army - Educator is Critical Of Policy in Camp In Western Arkansas. tlTTLE ROCK, May 16. (UP)— Willlum Moorc. : director of surplus property for the State Department of' Education, charged today that tjte schools of Arkansas are bcin^ dlnied the right to purchase 10 school buses declared surplus at Camp Chaffee. Moore declared this morning that the bu.ws, frozen for sale to veterans. ha.ve been passed over for a week by ex-servicemen ami should be made available for schooh. 'When the sale opened last Wednesday, there were 23 mises for sale." Moore said. "The Federal public Housing Administration bought 12 and one was purchased by a veteran. Ten remain on the lot at Camp Chaffee, set-aside indefinitely or until n veteran decides he wants a school bus. Moore said he hnd appealed (o the War Assets Administration offices In Little Rock and Fort Worth to use their mflncnece in gi'llin^ the recent legislation changed so that schools may be allowed t<) buy surplus buses. 'Meanwhile, the state, planning to spend $2,600,000 for transporting sUidents next year, needs between 400 and 500 new buses a.ccordin^ to' C. S. Blackburn, director of the division of administration of the Education Department. The schools operated 1,301 b\is es. last, year he said, one-third of which would normally necrt replacement. However, lie pointed out that the rate of replacement k much higher this year, due to war years which saw a deterioration in , bolh buses and roads. .Arkansas' school buses operate over 35,442 miles of road in the Saw Escorfs Die Rose I. Knri), above, War Department civilian employe from Gary, Ind., was in nil Army jeep in Nuernberg, Gi'iniiiny, when bullets suddenly clashed into it, lulling two of the three American soldiers present. Miss Korb and two British army women escaped injury from the Jittack, believed to have been irindc by n German sniper who mistook the women for (rater- niy.ing Germans, New Agency to Oppose Tax-Free Co-Operatives MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 1C. (UP) —Approximately 1C members from eaeli ( >[ I he 10 Tennessee C'onijrca- sion:il ^li.slrlcts will form n Tennessee citizens committee which will fi(?lu tax exemptions and" other alleged preferences granted co-operatives in competition with private business, it was announced lodny. Caffecy Robertson, chairman of the or!, r ani/.nliun committee, said the e.roup would "co-operate with state, Blackburn 10,000 o f|thc national tax equality assocla- which is dirt road. 20,000 of which | is gravel, and less than 0,000 miles paved. Arkansas Cafe Owners Oppose Wage Legislation 'LITTLE ROCK, May 1C. (UP) — Including Arkansas cafes in legislation increasing minimum hourly wages rates to 65 or 75 cents would destroy the restaurant business, according to the Arkansas Restaurant Association. Meeting here yesterday, the association petitioned Congress to continue the industry's exemption from wage and hour laws. •;The group also urged adoption Of. the Gossett Amendment to the OPA Extension Bill in the House, "which we-(the association) understand would automatically release any industry from price control IT and when production Is 25 per cent over-the 1940-41 fiscal year." •Walter Oathout of Little Koch was elected president at a business session yesterday, other officers were Le e Davis of Tcxarknua. vice- president; W. D. Csivin, secretary- treasurer;; nnd Viuighn Winston, executive secretary. I tion and oilier free-enterprise groups in seeking to obtain the pa.s.'-'afjc of remedial legislation." llobcrlson said the committee nould participate in hearings conducted by the House Ways and Means Committee next month when legislation to climiiuile preferences now accorded cooperatives will foc considered. BLYTIIKVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THUKSDAY, MAY 16, 19-16. Grade "A" Raw C l T V Supers • • I IQ9-«il WE ADMIRATION C AFCET Ilrrrr \^l i Icia 1 Lb. 3 Jar 33c 1.10 DELMQNTE, No. 2 1-2 Gloss lEAEIf _ _ _ SUH5WEET- Quart UNITY —80 Size ier Nankins 12c Goodwin's Blackberry — 1 Lb Jar for/ of Halifax Sails For English Home/and Fardyce Woman Robbed j In Home, and Bound • To Chair by Intruder • ; FORDYCE, Ark., May l«. (UP) • —Visions of Texarknna'.s "Phan- • torn Killer" are dancing before l^ordycc residents today an police look for a robber who tied Mrs. Walter Smith. Jr., to a chalv yes- terctay afternoon, demanded her pocketbook and searched the house before fleeing. Mrs, Smith wus not harmed and police are discounting the theory that, the rcbbe* mliihi, b[> the man who ha.s mur<lered fi'.'c Tc.xarkana residents and injured a sixth. The woman Enid officers .she was at work in her home when the intruder entered, dragged her into another room, taped her month and lied her In a chair with her stockings. ES -. 34c IQ9- III MAIN STREET ITS HERE LAVA SOAP - bar 7c LIFE BUOY Toilet Soap 3 for 2.1 c TOILET LUX SOAP 3 (or 2k O.K. —141-2Oz. Pkg. Washing Powder 5c LUX FLAKES - ICc EXTRA SUDSY! While it Sasfrs, one can of Octagon Cleanser FREE with each box of Supersuds Men Want the rich 7 For enerous lather o£ big thr.'..y . *~ rUl 19c SUNSHINE — 1 Lb. Box WHITE — 5 Lb. Bag , May ie. <ur>— The Earl;, 1 of .Halifax; retiring British ambassador'-to The United States, .iailed for England yesterday aboard the liner Queen Mary. Prime Minister MacKcnzic King of Canada nlKo was aboard the vessel .which, only Saturday completed it* service as a bride ship for the U. 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