PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, MAY 2,1949 April Business 'Disappointing' Many Merchants Feel Lack of Up- Swing Last Month By Sam Dawson NEW YORK, May 2.(/Pj—Most men enter May disappointed with their showing In April. Business in April wasn't so bad. But It' wasn't good enough either. They had been told April was the month to watch for signs of a business pick-up. Although all the returns aren't in—and the heavy statistics won't come out (or weeks yet—most businessmen feel that 'April fell short of living up to It; advance billing. On <he whole, the fairly fsenUc anfl slow decline In Industry nnd trade continued—nfler you make allowance for the "seasonal adjustments," as the slide-rule boys like to say. On the other hand, the quiet, steady settling into lower ground showed no signs of becoming nn avalanche. NKturp had a lot belter lucfe than government In giving business sonic shots In the arm In April. Nature- seasonal buying urees, splrins production and ouldoov-nc- tivities helped some Industries hold a steady pace, led others to turn minus signs into plus. Government: ensier terms for Installment buying, more liberal stock margins may have braked the decline, but certainly didn't start a revival. So, as May starts, the government Is trying a.couple more— letting the banks have more moncj to lend, and freeing many goortr now in surplus from export controls. Firemen Get Pointers in Fire School Expert Compiles 'Time Table' of Worries by Ages CHICAGO. May 1. MPi—If you'i a worrier, here's a time-table whlc may come in handy. Four psychologists at tlie Illino Institute of Technology compiled from answers to questionnaires 103 other psychologists in the "old er" age group. They were asked what they worried about at various »ges. The composite worry time scale was presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Saturday al its 21st annual meeting by Harry L. Newman of Chicago, advanced psychology student at the institute, The ages and their primary worry subject are: 18, idealism and personal development: 20, personal appearance; ' 23, sexual morality; 26, making a good trapmsion oi»people; 30, pay and cost of living; 31, personal business success; 33, 'job security; 38, health; 41, political convictions; 41, marital difficulties; 45, giving up ambitions; over 45, the prime worry is health. Newman pointed out thnt there was much overlapping of worries ihown in the quiz answers. For instance health cropped up at a number of stages, and idealism was strong contender for first place throughout the 19 to 25 age group > •AT-iVYV"* x.'S'f 1...I, I ~M^t.^-:fv*- >'• "X&AEf'g?-- \.v- ••• »' out/i Gets Lite Term or Killing Benefactor CLEBURNE, Tex., May 1 (*>— rthur Clayton Hester wa» 5«n- cnced to 50 years I- the penlten- ary for the slaying of hli bent- actor, a university dean. The 18-year-old youth was con- lcted Sn'urday for the March 8 ludgeon slaying of Dr. John Lord, •ho was dean of the graduate chool at Texas Christian Unlver- ity. After the trial, Judge Penn Jackion said Hester, would be eligible or parole after 16 years and 8 months, "Good behavior could re- luce the maximum sentence materially." .lackson said. Hester, who was taken from the streets, fed and given a home by Dr. Lord in 1045, claimed the denn *as a homosexual. Hester's testimony on this point w»» uncorroborated. crewmen from the wreckage of four-cnglned British atrlilt plane which crashed Saturday. Police discovered the wreckage yesterday Head Courier News Want Ads, —Courier News Photos Members of Blytlicvillc's volm leer lire dcparlmcnl arc shown ri cclvlng Instructions In pumper <j] eratioiis and water drafting dui'ii a session of the fire school lie here last week. In the upper phot Chief w. A. Tumor of Little Rock, (second from right) nsstsUmt stale fire instructor, discusses proper pumper operations with (left to riRlil) liol> Powell. Hoy Moore and Lluwuud Lewis, of the ulythevllle l-'irc LX'parUncnt. and Whit Murphy, extreme right, of '.Vest Memphis. Iti the lower photo Chief Turner, standing in front of hose, displays the new type fire hose noz/,le, known as tlic "fogger." The fog uQ'i'dc is one of the latest Instruments in fire fighting equipment, Chief Turner said. Seniors at Cooter To Hear Dean From Jonesboro Dr. James Wnllcr, Turnei 1 . dean of (he Arkansas Stiu'c College, will ncidress the members of Ihe grndn- BttiiR el»ss nl Cooter, Mo., nt B p.m. rhursdtty at the High School Audi- otwl Vic"ll"rprday' A^n^Y conVcT- HeJber Springs Veteran Heads Arkansas DAV HARRISON. Ark,, May 2—U'j— Arnold ChuntUcr of Hcber Spring*! is the new commander of the Arkansas Department. Disabled American Veterans. He succeeds Rocky Dunn of Conway. Oilier officers elected at the close lonum - lion yesterday Include: Activities of the week start In-j John L norpnicki Harrison, sen- morrow ufglHlwith n May Fc.sli- 1, [cc commamlcr: Jo ^ph R. Con- I nolly, Jacksonville, and Hairy tivan.s. Pine Bluff. Juuloi' vice commander, i and Jonathan Beavers, Caiuvay, 1 treasurer. NOTICE OF FILING OF AWIICATJON FOR LIQUOR PERMIT Notice Is hereby given that th undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenue.? of the State of Arkansas for permit to sell and - dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail on the premises described as Canni, Arkansas. Application Is for permit to be issued fo) operation beginning on the 1st day of July 1949, and to expire on the 30 day of June, 1950. Paul authrle Mode Gregory .ornmi the week ith n May Fe.sli- 1 , or vicc comma ' lu i cr; Joseph R. Conval at the auditorium, fcnturing a ' show, Mny(>«)(? Duncp nnd Llie coronntlot\ of a May queen. .1. E. Godwin, superintendent of the schools nt Cooler, today announced the following list of graduates: Sue Rurprr, Helen Brown, Jean Chandler, Harold Dunn, Doris and Norrts Cooper, Mnrthcr Mnr- I tlm Flowers, Mary Mercer, Charlotte I O'Kftne, WilmetVi Kearney, 't'rinnun Hooper, James Martin, £ate\ r t! Wilson, Ralph McCmry, PCKKV J» Nance, and To in Wilkerson, Dr. .Turner wns formerly president of State Teachers College t\nd the Liberal Arts College Dean ui Joneshoro befuve being made rtean. He received his B. A. from Phillips! University at Enid. Okla., his M. A. from Pcuborty College at Nashville, Tcnn., tvnd his Ph. D. from New York University. Man Kills Wife and Son, Then Takes His Own Life TEXARKANA, Tex., Kay 2 (Ifi Double murder and suicide was the verdict of Coroner H. L. Burns in the dentil of an 80-ycnr-old man his wife ami their son. Hums said Ben Head shot his wife, Ella. 75. and their son .W. K. Read. 33. and then turned the .shotgun on himself. Sheriff E. O. 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