The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 23, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 23, 1947
Page 8
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PAGE EIGHT M. and A. Line's Affairs Studied Former Operators Accused of Gross Mismanagement ..LITTLE ROCK, Ark., April 23 (UP)— The Interstate Commerce Commission hearing on an application to abandon the strike-bound Missouri niicl Arkansas Railroad v.'ns resumed here this morning ' before Examiner Jerome K, Lyle of Washington, D. C. ;A witness yesterday testified that otyl-of-stale interests boiiRln the idle, short-line roaci for $805,000 and r»>d no intention of returning it to operation. The witness was M. P. Gt-oss of New York City, a represent! tlvc of the Salccberg interests. 'Gross said the new owners fell trie revenue was insufficient lp support the line and that from $1,5(100.000 lo $9,000,006 would be needed to put it into operating condition. State's Attorney Eugene Warren cfoss-examincri witnesses heard al the first hearing here last Feb. 21. W. P. Wai kins, assistant secretary of the road, testified that (he previous owners, the Kcll family, realized $348,000 cmrinR ( heli' o.ui- crshlp. He said the nmoinu was in salaries, dividends and from other sources. It included S93,0on in rentals on two light locomotives. Watkins said lhat the engines were not suitable !or (he ruined terrain traversed by the M. and A. and that they were rented trom another railroad belonging to the Kell family, the Wichita F:il!s and Southern. M. and A. auditor j. E. Halter of Harrjson said the road bought foul lociunolircs at 55,800 each and chlch hh said was considerably less linn the rental of the two other engines. Halter also testified that he knew of no oilier railroad whose pro- •ptrty depreciated as badly as the **. and A.'s in the tour years trom 1941 to 3M5. Ho estimated that the line averaged 30 derailments a Month clurln (he winter before the *nr, and more than that with the heavy war-time Sr!\fflc. House Groups To Spot Check U.S. Coal Mines .WASHINGTON, April 23. (UP)~ Chainnan Max Schwabe, .R., Mo rtvcaled yesterday that a House ln- Cor subcommittee will start a nationwide spot check of coal mines next week "to sec how vv c can head 6ft future Centralia disasters." Schwabe said the subcommittee will split into two groups— one to check West Coast mines and the other to tour the Eastern coal areas. H c said there would be no advance announcements of the exact localities to be visited. ,The group travclluic to the West, Coast will bo by Army plane and Will investigate copper and silver tnines as well as coal. The other group plans lo travel by train and wiir.vlsit Alabama, Kentucky. Illi- tfpis and West Virginia. |p |ei- Cent Loss Taken in Russian Lend-Leasc Deals . WASHINGTON', April 23. (UP1- Actmg Secretary of State Dean Achcson said yesterday this country loo'fc a 10 per cent loss m Icnrt-leasc contracts signed will) Russia after v-J Day. Achcson said the 'markdo«-n on postwar lend-lease goods was maclo so the United States could re.'t items produced under some $230 - OC0.003 worth of lend-lease contracts with Russia which were unfilled at the end of the war Otherwise, h e said, it would have been a question of cancelling the contracts with U. S. manufacturers or remodeling the goods to Amcr- PCCmCati0 ' >S a ' a mllch !(lrg ' Machine Really Fast PITTSBURGH .UP)- D p. John Von Neumann, a mathematical research expert, believes the addins •machine oj the future Is being Tjred, tt AII-ln- tistless Feeling BroughtTo Halt A^ Vibrant Ener To Every Musc gy is Released le, Fibre, Cell .. Up ln thc Comings still Vrea. Ice! down-and-out all da/? Ha"o t\?J C ^rt d wJ^? VCI ? ho™— millions or JlBy tcct-blooa-celts must pour forth Jrom the marrow ot your bon« to re Wace those that are worn-out A low blood count may affect you in 'several {jnazlngly enectlvo In bulldTng up low Wood strength In non-orennlc nutrl gonal anemia. This U d«. to tho SS-J HH Mother of 1 947 BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.) COUIUEK NEWS Small Boy Dreams of Baseball; Doesn't Know Yet He Is Legless . ...... j „,, ..„„ K . ... IML- ,, B y .,| SO won .| C{l , ducky youngster said.! doctor bills lie was mllii" „„ KOlttnu better IM-CMUS? hi* finiim- ., ex-. „ '...." VI 1 . wondering the news. Glemvuod was accidentally "burned at the stake" last month whu; Mrs. i-'redcrii'l; G. Mnriay, <it Ccdiir Kaptds, la., IKIS heen fhi: k L'ii American Molhei-uf-lhe- Vcar ity the Citjldoti llnle Fmm- dation. Mutlll'r nf five rliijdicn. Mrs. Mnnr.y is a noted author S;-,d Icctmcr on child wt'llaic nml yuliUi pi olilans. constructed at the Institii'.n for Artvanced Study in Princeton. N. J. Hc said the new electronic computer will work :ibout 100,000 IJini-s sister than ., man's mind and ultimately will rfJJlucc al) cxlsai':; playing cowboy and Indian two .school chums. Tim boys wc.v' re-ciiiu-tiiij; a movie a week "Say dad, il it true you haven't 'His father forced took his son's hand. " a smile and 'Of course I've teen worklr.- " .,.,..., ,-^._ j,o assured him. "Gosh, you're not scene ami . tlmt important,, you know.'' hoi ,nk,.r In his face and it ignited ',"„ '^e'ncvcr l"wuu To com!. f!> Hie oil-sniilteil rope ),ij,di!,j. him. | ),,, rn t ,, scc . voll ., lo como "I' "I'm liird nf slayiir in the lios- I Ont^iite tii« i,' n cnit..i ess £,"sjs-js?s-JB: sir {sr •''•"-» £ ami 1 n.n't coniplalnln'. But a guy > .,, lo , v can yOi r wn ,. k whe;1 t - ncy Davis Brothers Service Station & Garage I'KANKMN llomn.VS, Mcciianic IJoii I'roducts Manila, Arkansas General Tires Aulo riirt.s & Accessories Stock Exchange Workers Agree to Arbitration NEW YOltK, April 23. (UP) ~ The united Financial Employes Union (APL) called off its threatened strike axainsi the New York Stock and Curb exchanges today and agreed to .submit its dispute to arbitration. The union ha<| sought an increase of -M per cent with a volume bonus, or a 15 jjCr cent increase wiih a bonus and union recognition. The strike had been .scheduled originally lor Monday but had been IXtttponcd (lending mediation. Read Courier News Witnl Ads. WKDNESDAY, APWL 23, 1047 iiuy nag, Buy MasUr When one ljuy s a dog In Tibet, . ^e 1 V Sa '^'t r S »£„:>"* »«lr ,»«:«« dare handle tell you il'.s just a question of timi lor your kid?" lie said. ''No'.liln has pulled tills tyke lliiouish but his grit. Sometimes I thij-'< lh" worst Is siill to come—when I Imve to Id) him nboiit hi.i legs." Bathing Caps 75c Swim Goggles Ear Stoppers SUNTAN Preparations KIRBY DRUG STORES MAIN AT SECOND ~ BROADWAY-DIVISION BLYTHEVILLE ARKANSAS 75c Benzedrine Inhaler 39c G/trnf Tube COLGATE DENTAL CREAM Lb.Pkg. EPSOM SALT 20c nt 10 GILLETTE BLUE BLADES MENNEN TALCUM FOR MEN 23 C CUTIC! OINTMENT 25' SIZE ("Limit \) . 100 ASPIRIN TABLETS WALGREEN ExpeUo Moth Spray Moth Crystals Moth Balls Rose Sprays Garden Insecticides Afnbrinc for Malaria 35c y SoofAmg We/p f or 1 1 TIRED EYES ' Ociinorclr«*n«s<i» ] liclconsca .. .uic ji / *vilh handy eye'cup. ; OCTINE. «.„,. SOc ?E3 <*t Th* Thiili, L'u r i 50 MODELS NAPKIKS 98 C \Vidi IK-oJ..unt. HYDROGEN PEROXIDE of BABY NEEDS - ArUur .!.„,: joi.r ll,l, r Need, llri/lj-. pat'ical . . . in .l ,o coit Baby'i VIMMINSJ Olafsen OLEUM .PERCOMORPHUM 7,)L rti/,c rnr Ujr BABY BOTTLES 4 or 8-« ....... 4. 10' DAVOL NIPPLES ..... 3 »• 25 C DEXTRI-MALTOSE, pound . . .7763^ MENKEN BABY OIL, soc size 7713^ BOTTLE CAPS, ...bber ..... 2 f°« 9' BORIC AGIO POWDER, *-oz .... 8= DvtMc Pltllil ^ Jj^c? ISi Cat \ /- 5 >il ? ISH & i STORK" .""CURLS , V\ ^ -V SPOON CASTJLE for BABY! 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