The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 29, 1949 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, July 29, 1949
Page 12
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YAG> TWELVE BLYTHEVILLE (AKE.) COUKIKB NBW» FKIDAY, JULY 29, 1M» Missourians Still Seeking Phones Av«ra9« of 8,200 Rtqucstt P«r Month Cited in Rota Cos* JEFFERSON crrv, MO.. July 29. (/P(—People «re still clamoring for telephones. The Misnouri Public Service commission wan told today 8.700 MIs- 50111 ians asked Southwestern Bell Telephone Company for phone service l«st month, The average so far this year is about 8,200 requests a month. "I see no indication that tlie demand is going to fall off overnight.' C. R. DeWitt told the PSC. He is chief supervising accountant, tor Southwestern Bell. He was testifying on the company's requesi for a second round rate increase of »5,000.000 a year. Increased directory advertising rates would give Ihe company another $900.000 more than its present revenue. Hearini Recessed The first phase of tlie case ended today when the Public Service Commission recessed the hearing initi next Tuesday. Then the compam expects to finish Its evidence in two days with two more expert witnesses. After that, cities opposing Hie rale increase have asked for two months to prepare their case. DeWitt testified that even with the increase the rale" of return on the company's investment will be 6.4 per cent, as against 6.5 per cent last year on Missouri operations. With the increase the dollar amount or net Income would be $11,573,426 compared with $11,441.532 last year He said the figures Included an earlier rate increase of $3,400.000 » year, now tied up in a state supreme court appeal. The Bell company posted Impoundment bonds of J3.500.000 yesterday with Circuit Judge Sam C Blair to pay refunds in case they lose the appeal. CO.MMAN'DS SQUADRON — U Gerald II. Robson, Jr., son of Mr and Mrs. Gerald Robson, Sr.. Btylheville, has been named com mander of the Headqunrtevs Squad ron, 1807th Airways and Air Com inimicalioiu Service Wing stationei at Wiesbaden Germany, He is re sponsible for Ihe administration ant navigational services for the base Continued from page 1. In Mississippi County and thai many more who could Qualify as registered nurses after paying a registration fee. Most of them are lo- caled in Bljtheville. Bonk Declares Rise in Jobless Total Not Critical PHILADELPHIA. July 2 The current decline in employmen is not critical, says the Federa Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. In a midyear analysis of TJUS ness conditions, the bank said yes tci'day recession fro tn posUva peaks bad been "orderly and fo the most part beneficial." The report said .some communities have been hard hit by unemployment but added: "Still 60.000.000 propte are at work and the general .situation does not approach a crisis." The bank said June was the first month In which Die tot 31 of all employed persons {tec-lined .significantly below thtil of llie previous yc a r. Until June, (lie 1.700.000 increase in the number of Jobless over the previous year was just about mat- J.S. Girl Arrives n Britain to Try Channel Swim IONDOK July 29. (AP)—Blonde Shirley May France received a mo- ie star's ovation today when she rrlved to try to swim the English 'hannel. Flash bulbs popped and reporters urrounded Ihe pretty 16-year-old il?h school girl from Somerset, Mess., as she arrived at London's vatcrloo station for Southampton. "I have brought along four one- >iece swimming suit-s to wear In raining." she told newsmen, "but I will swim the channel nude. )robably won't even be wearing suit when I enter the water." Shirley's advisers—Including her father. J. Walter Prnnce—have not decided where she will train, Thc> may go to Torquay, a southwest seaside resort, or to Dover. Dover Ls the target of mast channel swimmers, who start the long battle with the chill waters and Ihe currents irom Cape Oriz Nraor the Prerch side. Two ilvals of Shirley are training nm\ ftt Dover. Tlii-y are Philll Mickman, 18-year-old Englisl schoo<boy and Mrs. Willy Oroe.s Var Rijsel of Holland. Both alrradj have made unsucceaiful tries thi. month. Ibifuaries unt ched similar increase in the ARMS AID Continued from Page 1. carry t lie P nct nations over they are able to begin productior of their own arms "during th next few years/ 1 3. Limited quantities of raiv mat erial.s and machine tools will be supplied the pact powers to cnnbl them to set started on their ow arms production, 4 Thu.s Die program will slrik • J n balance between the funiishin nf finished military equipment an ihe furnishing of materials machinery with whcih certain fac lories of \Vc-stern Europe can tnr on t over the next few years sub stautiaUy more military pouinmei than these nations otherwise w/oul be able to do." Johnson emphasized his belli that in the present tense world si I nation the President must hai more power to act, quickly. "T will not dwell on the enablli legislation for this program exce; civilian labor force. Employment iti- crrasftd on farms, in Rovcvuiuenl and in .service lines in June, the bank julded. Recent declines in employment. production and income have taken the edge off consumer spending but it is no surprise to tile bank. "Bui insofar as we can tell," the report said, "people's saving habits of last year are continuing into 1949." Femisrot ToUl Now 28 C/-RDTHERSVILLE. Mo.—Dr. S. B. Beecher, Pemiscot County healili doctor, said three more case* of polio have been reported this wi>ek. bringing the total to 28 for this county. The new victims are: F.dna Rocl- Eers, 18. deceased. Steele: Vivian May Ciry. lo. Steele: Mrs. Alice Elnora Beverly. 16. of Wai-dell. Miss Rodgers was [he third fatality for this county in the past two months. Vivian Gary, daughter of Mr. anti I Mrs. U L. Cary, is the second vie- I Obtain Commissions tim of the Gary family. Another! daughter. Judy, developed ihe dis- '• DAYTON T . O.. July 29. /.-Pi ease earlier this month and both ; Forty-tour reserve officers training! children are hospitalized. i corps students were graduated andii" Beverly is not a resident of ., commissioned a.= Miss Sarah Long Dies n Covingfon, Tcnn. Funeral services were lo b« con- ucted this afternoon 1w Miss Sar- Long, 60, sister of Mrs. C- F. lakemore of Blytheville, at the y Funeral Home chapel In ovington, Tenn. Miss Long died at her home In ovington yesterday after an illness four years. She had Jived In Cov- \glon all her life, and resided ith a brother Raymond Long and Is family and another sister, Mlwt 'annie ^fac Long. Survivors Include one other sister, Irs. \V. C. Siinoiiton of Covington; wo other brothers. Sam Lx)ng ot ovington and Aubrey Long of lemphls, Mrs. and Mrs Blakemore and tiildren. Sarah and Carroll. Jr.. left night for Covington to attend he funeral services. Minister Dies MEMPHIS, July 29. f>r>— The lev, J, R. Hogan. minister for sev- rfil Church of Christ churches In Arkansas, died at "t. Joseph's hos- ittal last niglu. Hntinn. a Memphiaii. preachet >ne Sunday a monih at clmrche: at Trmnan. Tyronxa. Luxora ant L'otinty Line. Reserve Corps Officers to say |.hat I consider that th powers of the president to app , our resources in the common d i fens? of the world's peace mu ; now b e supplemented." Johns: I said. [ .Asks Powers for Truman j j "The realities of today's world. ; i beset by the impending danger of I I aggression now require that the | American people, through their [ Congress, understand and con- | sclously entrust the p -.-Merit with : authority commensurate witli his increasingly heavy responsibilities for the security of our nation. "The changing tactics of the •told war.' the varying pressures : that are still being put on nations all parts o[ the world, and most Jnion Official Obtains Stay From High Court LITTLE ROCK. July 28. (AP) A labor leader held in contempt court a' FXvetteville won't have go to j:iil or pay his Tine immedi ately Supreme Court Justice J.S. Hoi today granted a writ of certiorai delaying the sentence 3f Joe Fol som until the full court, now Dimmer recess, can review the case The hiqh tribunal's first fa 'l 5es •;ir>n will be Sept, 26. Fot-som, president 01 the Foi Smith Building 'lYades Council An rm official of the API, lixte.rniuio.i- al Hod Carriers' Union, was held ! contemot of Washington Cotitt Chancery Court. Judge John 1 Bntt-found FoLsom responsible f violatior of an order he had Issue -empnrarilv re-straining picketing E a constntction project in FayeU ville. Tiip union oflicial was sentenci to six months in Jail and fined SI OCO Boy, 15, Charged With Murder in Hanging of Youth CHICAGO, July M. (AP>—Rob- •t Munday, 15, who wu head of a oys' "Hangmen's Noose Club," wu harted with murder In an Indlct- ient returned yesterday In connec- on with the hanging of a tiiree e»r old plajmate. State's Attorney John 3. Boyle aid after the indictment was re* ui'ned in criminal court, there ould be a. delay in Munciay's trial ending a tonterence with Juve- ile Court Judge Robert J- Dunne. Joyle said that if Judge Dunne entences Munday to the new boys' eforniatory at Sheridan, III., until e is 21 yens old, the stale may be Llling to strike the indictment ith leave to reinstate. At a coioner'.s inquest yesterday, funday changed his previous story hat he had hanged Tommy Laux n a fit at anger last .July 7 In the I asement of the south side home vhere ttey both lived. He denied snginp the boy and testified he old them he put the noose around i'ommy's neck because "the police aid I would not get out o! the com unlcra I did." In previous itRtemenUs to authorities, Munday •aid' tie hanged Tommy after he accused him of taking his hammer. Fhf coroner's jury recommended hat M-uifinv be held on a murder charge. He Is being held in the juvenile home pending action by Ihe s'ate's attorney's olfice. Suptrin Undent FAYETTEVILLE, July 28. The Rev. Elmer H. Hook ot F»y- etteviUe has been named superintendent of the Western Methodist Assembly Grounds on Mt. Sequoyah near here, effective next June 21. The Rev. Mr. Hook, who Is serving his flfth year at Methodist district superintendent here, will succeed the Rev. Sam Yancey, who has been in charge of the assembly since 1827. Mr. Yancey will retire. Wire uses. is estimated to have 150.000 NOW! Beautiful Floors In Your Home Whether you'd like your present doors beautifully reflnished 11 you wish new hardwood, asphalt 01 rubber tile, 01 tnlajd II noleum floors - Charles Wooa can do the work expertly and at reasonable cost Call 2272 FREE ESTIMATES Charles Wood Arkansas Painl Co. Phone 2272 Dial 43(1 Box Office Opens a( 7:M Show SUrlt at 7:30 Friday & Saturday "SILENT CONFLICT" William Boyd as Hopalong Casiidy Serial: Chapter I of ••THE LOST JUNGLE" Saturday Midnight Show STARTS 10:45 P.M. "THE STRANGE MRS. CRANE" IMarjorle Lord Hubert Sharp* Alsu Shorts Sunday & Monday "THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI" Rita Hayworth Orson Welles Warner N'ews * Serial Chapter 9 of "Batman and Robin' always the finest beei; 1 ':%.;-• • ,you ever tasted TCNNtSSU MtWlKC COUUNV. UEUfHIS. IIHNe»U .J. ^^^^^SS^^^^S^SSiSaGi^SMI^^HBHESB NEW » Opem Week Malia« Katorda; * Manila, Ark. 81X.TT. EVEKS NIGH* Friday THE MUTINEERS" with J.n Hal) • nd Adele let ft at Al» ShorU Saturday 'Sheriff of Las Vegas" with Bill Elliott Also Shorl> Saturday Owl Show "NIGHTWIND" with Jim Lydon Also Shorts Sunday & Monday "BIG JACK" with Marjorie Main and Wallace Beery Also Shorts BLVTHEVILLES ALL WHITE THEATRE Snow Starts Weekdays 7:W p-m. Saturday and Sunday: Contiaaoa showing from 1:00 pjn. - Friday & Saturday (DOUBLE FEATURE) "CODE OF THE WEST' with James Warren, Debra Alden and Steve Brodie second lieutenants i important, the speed of modern this county but contacted tlie dis-j in the air force reserve at Wright- j war. all demand an equal flexibili- ea-^e while visiting with relatives: Paupison Air Force Base herp yfrs-^ty in the rapid allocation of our aid near Wardell. She I* an expectant i terriay. j and slrencth. In military matters mother j The ?adnates were, among raHnore certainly than in any other. = '" ' limitations :h!ch prevent 11! in Little Rock Hospital* LITTLE HOCK. July 29. (AP)— past six weeks. The Arkansas Health Department j They incli'dc: today h?.d recorded 473 cases <rT in- I .loiiesboro, Ark. fantilt paraiysis in the state in 1949. The disease has killed 26 persons in the state this year. i Roman - Little Rock hospitals reported 112. steel. patient 1 ; in their polio-isolation u-arri* this morning. among ROTC students who have been tak-1 rigid ill? training at the base for Jack R. Ol.sen. The swords carried at one time by the prompt and decisive action can lead to disaster." ' Johnson's testimony that no American troops will go abroad under the arms program backed up a similar statement by Secretary of fj MEAD'S "MAMA LOVES PAPA" ill MAIN ITHI IT Soldiers were of Spanish ' State Acheson. Acheson told the j same committee yesterday t>*»t i there will be "technical training ' but no troops." Heart Courier News Want Arts, 100 Pounds of Health SUMMER CLEARANCE ENDS TOMORROW! Only one more day to Get These Big Values! with Leon Errol Serial: "Son of the Guardsman* No. 9; Also Cartoon SAT. OWL SHOW H p.rt. "THE TRESPASSER" with Dale Evans,' Warren Douglas, and Janet Martin Serial: "Mysterious -Mr. M" Chapter 8 Also Cartoon A few cents Is all it costs Everyone tan afford Uie j^eiuiine, pure, liealllifiil retrigeration of "Llic iceman's ice." II will keep your summer foods during the lioltcst oi heat waves . . . aiul guarantee ful) flavor and nutrition. So why risk food spoilage, when—for only a few cents—you can have a plentilul supply oC our, crystal clear, ice. Ark-Mo Ice Co. • Hart Schafiner & Marx Suits • Arrow Shirts and Sportswear • McGregor Sportswear • Florsheim& Crosby Square Shoes These and Many Olher Great Values! • HEATREOSCEOLA rOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Box Office Opens at 1 IVeck MghU Show Starts at 7:30 Matinee Saturday A: Sunday at ''. p.m. with continuous ihowlnj. Friday * Salurday "Trail of the Vigilantes" Kranchot Tone Warren William Serial: Chapter .1 of ^ "SOX or the SnUirdav Midnight Show STARTS 10:45 P.M. "THE MAN WHO RECLAIMED HIS HEAD" f'laurle Rains, Joan Bfnnclt. Also Shorts : MEAD'S ' 111 MAIM ITKIIT Sunday & Monday

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