The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 10, 1949 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 10, 1949
Page 14
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FOURTEEN BLYTHKV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NKW8 TUESDAY, MAY 10, 194» Y Recreation Plans Discussed Chairman, Director To M«et With City Park Commission The summer recreational program of Die Blytheville "Y" was discussed at yesterday's directors' meeting In the City Hall with Jack Thro, vice chairman, presiding. The directors named J. W. Adams, board chairman, and J. P. Oarrott "Y" director, as representatives ol the organization to meet Thursda> with the Blytheville Parks Commission to discuss correlation ol the "Y" plans with the municipal agency in operation of playground sites recently acquired by the city Tlie hoard members also will confer informally with Don Newton member of the Southwest Area Council staff of the Y. M. C. A who will be in Blytheville tomorrov on a tour of the Arkansas title which have Y. M. C. A. orgnnizti tions and Hl-Y clubs. Mr. Newtoi spent considerable time in Blylhe ville In 1945 assisting in the organ Izatlon of the Blytheville "Y" whic' now 1s affiliated with the Y.M.C.A an International character-bulldin agency. Mr. aarrott was elected as th "Y" representative on the ne\vl organized Community Servic Council, a correlating Agency fo all civtc, religions and service or ganlr.ations in the city. Mr. Adam as president of the "Y". will sen as the ex-officio member of tl new organization. The Blytheville "Y" is setting up a roster of members in compliance 1 with the constitution ot the international organization which requires that only bonaftde members participate In the annual elections. The minimum membership tec Is $5. Thirty-five members were obtained last month. The activity report for Inst month listed more than 100 group meetings with a" attendance totnl of more than 5,000. This figure included an average of 70 toys and girls using the gnmc rooms in the "Y", and 350 listed as spectators. RED CROSS" Continued from Page 1 mlttee were: Mr. Mason. Mrs. J. L. Verhoetf. Siegbert Jicdcl. Dick J. White and Mrs. Rupert. Crnfton. A report also will be made from the Junior Red Cross. An assemblv &l the High School today was that group's annual meeting. Nancy Shivlcy, president of the Junior Red Cross Council, presided at the assembly program this morning and explained the activities and services of the organization. Miss Shivley. a Junior, reportwl that during the past school year. also a tlsca! year for the Junior Red Cross, that 30 gilts had been sent to hospitalized veterans r.t Kennedy General Hospital; 50 Christmas Gifts to the children at the Arkansas Tuberculosis Sanatorium at B&onevillc ami S1CO was donated to the National Children's Fund. Miss Shivlcy reported that during the fund campaign a total of $175.94 was collected by the Junior group, all of which will be retained locally for conducting the service program of the Junior Red Cross. Field KrprrsrntaUrr. Sprats Miss Shivley then Introduced Mi.=H Cushman. who defined Junior Red Cross as Red Crass in the schools to teach boys and girls service to Dixiecrats to Contlder Ian tor State Sharing n Federal Tax Revenue JACKSON. Miss., May 10. W— daring plan for the states to hare federal Income tax revenue waited approval of States' Rights lemocrats who convened here lo- ay. A spokesman (or the party con- irmed yesterday that tne pariy rould be submitted lor approval by special subcommittee. The States' Rights Executive Committee met last night and Ihe ;eneral convention gathered today xactly a year after tho party's oundlng session. The spokesman who refused use 1 his name said the proposal would all for a constitutional amcnd- nent. It would split the Income ta recepts with the states 50-50, and abolish slate income taxes. He indicated the tax proposa s one of the first planks In a special platform being built for i states' rlght.s Congressional c:im ;iaign next year. French Grandmother Claims Flight Record MONT HE MAHSAN, Fraud May 10—M'l—A n c w femlnln world's record for non-stop flying I light plane was claimed today fo laying Suspect, Who Fled Jail at Spa Is Captured v DALAS. May 10—I/I')—Harry Pope 9 who escaped from Jail at Hot Springs, Ark., Keb. 24, has been aptured here. He was arraigned yesterday be- orc a U.S. commissioner on a charge f fleeing across a state line U> avoid prosecution. Pope and Clarence Allen Bryant, 22, were jailed in Hot Springs last December alter a gun battle which 'ollowcd an attempted burglary and 'csultcd In the fatal shooting of one man and the wounding of po- iceman John Ermey. Bryant was re-arrested in Jacksonville, I-'la.. following the escape and was sentenced to seven years in the Arkansas penitentiary. At Hot Springs, sheriff's officers said they woid seek to return Pope 4-Year-Old Boy Revived After Heart-Beat Stops PASADENA, Calif., May 10—(/P)— Larry K. Page, four, brought back to life after lie had stopped breath- Ing 10 minutes, U holding his own, although critical, hospital attendants said today. The youngster, who suffered probable skull fractures when struck by » car Saturday, was given artificial respiration by doctors who refused to concede the child was dead. The treatment plus injection of a heart stimulant started him breathing again. Physicians explained the boy stopped breathing because of extreme shock and fat embolism escaping from bone morrow. They added it has been unsafe to move him for x-rays. His parents, Mr. and Mrs. Francis Mack Page of Mojave, Calif., have been at his bedside constantly. to Arkansas. Housing Expediter To Explain Controls WICHITA, Kas., May National Housing Expediter Tighe Woods Is scheduled to arrive here tonight to address a conference of regional federal housing officials. Yesterday the 75 rent control directors and housing experts studied methods and procedures of applying a new control standard desif.n- cd to determine what is a "fair net operating Income" for landlords. The officials discussed plans for applying the standard to the five- state area of Kansas, Missouri, Colorado and the northern parts ol Oklahoma and Arkansas as the; opened their three-day conference here. .ivestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI., lay 10, (flpj—(USDA)—Hogs 13,000; aarket steady to 28 lower than •londay's average; bulk good and hole* 180-250 Ibs 18.26-50; top 8.1S for few loads; 260-300 Ibs 7.50-18.00; 140-170 Ibs 17.M-18.26; ew 18.50; 100-130 Ibs scarce; few ots u.OO-17.00; good sows 400 Ibs own 15.50-16.50; over 400 Ibs 13-595.00; stags 11.50-13.50. Cattle 3,000; calves 2,000; opening others, health and accident vention, in a brief address to group. Miss Shivlcy nnd Robert Cnifton were delegates from Blylhcvllli" to the state camp at, Cnmp Clear Fork last yrar. nnd Robert reported on ramp activities. Two boys and gii'ls are sent each year to the camp by the adult chapter. Mrs. Unrnlson closed the meeting Newspapers Carrying Pictures of Margaret In Italy Seized by Police PARIS, May 10— </Fi— Tlie weekly newspaper, Frnncc-Ulirmunrie. was seized by polk-c over the weekend before it hit the streets, with pictures of Princess Margaret and party In Italy. One picture showed n rear view of what looked like a nude girl on seaside rocks. The paper said It was not known for sure whether this was the princess or another woman. The newspaper, with a 450,000 clr- culnlion. was seized under a law governing "Insults to the head of n by reading one of the letters of appreciation from a displaced person's camp in Germany. 'Hie local Junior Red Cross unit has received about. 10 letters of thanks, and a school album from Athens. Greece, as well as a returned gift from the island of Guam In thanks lor a gift sent to children there. In her report. Miss Shivley also lokl that 12 of the rooms In Bly- thevllle School System had reported 100 per cent on the Junior Red Cross Roll Call. Woman Dies of Heart Attack as Mate Brawls CORNING, Ark., May 10—f/P)— Mrs. John Shaw died of a heart attack after she liud witnessed a fight between her husband and another man near here yesterday. Sheriff Carl Brown of Randolph. County said Shaw, a 66-year-old ferryman, was fighting with Cicorge Paitane, 30, of near Reyno, a former Army captain. Partane suffered st:ib wounds In the chest and abdomen and was reported in a critical condition at a hospital here. Shaw suffered head injuries. Brown said warrants charging ssault to kill linil been Issued for otJi men. He said he had received ifferent versions of the argument. Dupcyrn, 51, a" Is the wife of Madame Andree grandmother who garage owner. Tlie airport here In southwestern Fiance snid she landed yesterday at Jivunl. India after a flight of 6,200 kilometers (about 3,720 miles! Ill 32 hours. Her goal wns Karacli but fatigue forced her down. (The World Almanac gives the previous record as 5.008.01 kilometers (3.071 inllcsl and said '. was established by two Russian wo men, V. Grisodouliova and P. Osst penko-l' Negro Deaths Funeral services for Hattle MR Hill. 33, who died Saturday nigh in Aromrel, will be conducted at p.m. Wednesday In the St. Pau Baptist Church in Armorel by Re P. H. Green. Caston Funeral Horn will be In charge and burial will t» In Carr Cemetery. She died in th home of her stepfather, Walte Banks. Survivors Include her hus band, Willie Hill; her father, Hen derson Drown, a son, four daugh ters and a brother. HEY! YES, HAY BALING TIME IS HERE! Too Big a lob The earwig can fly, but folding its wings and getting them back into Its wing cases is such a complicated tusk, the Insect seldom takes flight. foreign stac." Another of the pictures allegedly showed the princess getting into a boat. The bathing suit was not ap- pavcin. trad* moderately active and fully steady with Monday; good steers largely 24.25-25.00, the latter price! for high good offering and one load of yearling type steers; high good to low choice 25.25; good heifers and mixed yearlings 23.5025.00; several Jots high good and choice 25.25-50; common and medium 20.00-23.00; good cows 19.5021.00; common and medium cows 17.50-19.SO; canners and cutters 14.00-17.00. And I'll do the Job the way you want it done. Just ask your neighbor ... I probably did his hay baling last year. You get the size bale you want and the job is done expertly—yet I guarantee to meet anyone'* price and quality. Also Cutting and Raking Hay CAIX 762 O. M. "Hoot" Mitchell Blytheville LIFE INSURANCE SCHOOL For the Man Seeking to Establish Himself in Business AETNA LIFE INSURANCE SALES TRAINING SCHOOL OFFERS A REAL OPPORTUNITY The Campbell & Vineyard Agency, one of the leadlnr Insurance «alc* organizations in the country, will conduct a one-week Sales Training School— JUNE 13 to JUNE 18, 1949 Petit Jean Mountain State Park, Near Morrilton, Ark. For men not experienced in (he Insurance business, who may be considering entering It. Real opportunity for man who Is well equipped to sell life insurance. It will pay you to learn the details of this Life Insurance Training School. AETNA LIFE INSURANCE CO. NEW Box Openi Week l)»y« I'M p.m. Matinee Saturday * Sunday iat-Sun. 1 p.m. Cont Showing Manila, Ark. Show. EVER* NIGHT ^ Tuesday "HIDE OUT" with Adrian Booth and Lloyd Bridge* Also Shorts Wednesday & Thursday "RAW DEAL" with Dcnnli O'Keele Also Shorts Campbell «• Vineyard General Agents Agency Offki. Aetna Floor Wallace lluilrtlns Lttlle Hock, Ark. For Further Information Mail Coupon or Phone 4-0325 or L. D. 32. No Obligation To CAMPBELL & VINEYARD, Gen. Agts. Aetna Life Insurance Co., Little Rock. Ark. Please send me details about your Training School Name A » e Address Present Ocr uyiatlon THEATER •/ LEACHVI LLE , ARKANSAS. STARTING TIME Weekdays: 7:05 & 9:00 P. M. Saturday & Sunday: I P. SL With Continuous Showing Tuesday "PRAIRIE" with Allen Baxter and Lenore Aubert Hollywood Screen Test Night Also Short Subject Wednesday & Thursday "A LETTER TO THREE WIVES" with Jeanne Grain Linda Darnell, and Anil Sotliern Cartoon and News INSTALL NEW PISTON RINGS IN YOUR CAR *SAVE GAS <*d OIL *MORE PEP «~d POWER *SMOOTH, NEW MOTOR Operation +LONG LIFE ^SULLIVAN-NELSON Chevrolet Co. 301 West \Valmil Phone 578 Why we need to increase telephone rates Adequate earnings needed to improve and expand service 0f#r ^eagmm's SEAGRAM'S 7 CROWN. BUNCCT WHISKEY. 86.8 Ptool. te% Grain HeirM Spirits. SeagrenvDisWIers Corpois'ion, Chrys!ei Building, NtwYork To insure a continuously improving and expanding telephone service, the company has announced that next week il will have to ask approval by the Arkansas Public Service Commission of a further adjustment in rates for local service in the 7-1 exchanges served by the company in Arkansas and on long distance calls within the stale. "Profitless prosperity" The telephone company today is enjoying "profitless prosperity." It has more telephones . . . more switchboards . . . more wire and cable . . . more employees ... inbre revenues ... more expenses. The only exception is earnings. De- spile the rate increase last year, earnings on company operations in Arkansas are as low as hi the worst year of the depression—less than 3 per cent on capital invested—and here's why. Higher costs have largely offset last increase Last December, several months after the rale increase became effective, a general wage adjustment increased wages and associated costs in Arkansas nearly a million dollars a year. Other items of expense continued to rise through 1918 and substantial unex- pected expense was caused by storms and Hoods earlier this year. During 1948 each telephone gained in Arkansas meant, on the average, a new plant investment of $383, compared with an investment per telephone of Si30 before the war. Because of increased costs the higher earnings expected from last year's rate adjustment cannot be realized Thai is the situation at a time when the company must raise millions of dollars to carry on the telephone improvement and expansion program in Arkansas on which 25 million dollars has already been expended since Ihe war. The new plant we have installed has enabled us to increase the number of telephones in service from 11-J.OOO to 180,000—half again as many as were in service on V-J Day. But there are still 10,000 people waiting for telephones along with 17,500 requests for individual or two-parly lines from present party-line customers; and each month 3,500 new orders come in. More service can be provided only !))• installing more facilities, but we can't build telephone plant unless we c;wi attract tl»e money to pay for it. Investor*' money builds the plant The money to build new plant docs not come from profits. It comes from hundreds of thousands of people in all walks of life-investors-who own telephone stocks and bonds. It comes, indirectly, from millions of people wlio have savings accounts or insurance policies with institutions which have purchased Bell System securities, If yo« have a savings account or a life insurance policy perhaps you have a stake in Ihe Bell System. Investment funds are atlracted mainly by reasonable earnings. People will place their savings with us only when what we have to offer suits them better than investment opportunities offered by other businesses. Our Arkansas earnings of just under 3 per cent on invested capital are much less than those of industry in general. Consequently, there is no alternative but to ask for a rate increase to improve earnings so we can attract the millions of dollars so urgently needed to keep pace with the growth of the stale. Telephone rales up to last year remained unchanged while the prices of most olher tilings went up and up. We put off raising rates as long as we could; last year's increase was the first general increase in 30 years and it increased total revenues 15 per cent—about one fourth of the rise in the cost of living. ShaVI the company go ahead? It all comes down to the fact that ft is important to the prosperity of the state that the telephone company lie progressive and financially healthy. Everyone wants adequate earnings for the use of money he has saved. Only if our rates permit those earnings will we be able to obtain the funds to meet your needs—to continue to furnish Arkansas with the improving and expanding service its people want and should have. That is why we are again obliged to ask for increased rates. SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY

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