The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 9, 1949 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, August 9, 1949
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TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 1949 BLTTHEV1LIJ8 (ARK.y OOCBIM NEWB FAOB THREE Breadon Estate Inventory Filed Former Owner of Ball Club Left Assets Of Nearly $2,000,000 ST. LOUIS. Aug. 9—(/J'y—The estate of San; Breadon, former owner of the St. Louis Cardinals, was valued nt $1,941.112 In an inventory filed in probate court yesterday. personal properly was listed at (1.631,112 and real estate at $310,000. Personal property Included j $1.091,250 in bonds, stocks listed at S9.035. 5362,Oil in notes and $167,742 cash. Actual Korlh of the stocks is believed to be far beyond the inventory showing as they were liit- ed at nominal values. , Among the notes is a promissory € ! for $350,000 signed by former itmaster General Robert E. Him•an and Fred M, Salgli, Jr., present owner of the Cardinals. The note involved the purchase ol the ball club from Breadon by National Sports. Inc.. then operated by Hannegan and Saieh. Breadon died last May 10. Bulk of his real estate was left in trust for his widow and wo daughters. Tighway Management Becomes \\g Business in Arkansas; 9,700 Miles in State System WORLD'S FIRST JET AIRLINER—The first and only hill jel airliner in the world is the ComcL Shown here on a runway in llalfield, England, the plane will carry 36 passengers and a crew of four, Powered by four DC Haviland "Ghost" jet engines, it will fly at 40,000 feet and is said to have a cruising speed of almost 500 mph. A trip from Londpp lo Sydney, Australia, will U)£e only 36 hours. Kiekwille, Mo., Attorney Dies After Long Illness KIRKSVILLE, Mo., Aug. 9. (J»y— S, H. Ellison, 74, Kirksville attorney, died here yesterday following an illness of several mouths. Funeral services will be held tn- oiTtnv in the Kirksville Prcsby- eriau Church. HEADED UPWARD - Maj.- Gen. Maxwell Taylor, above, chief of staff in Europe, is ex- 3» peeled to be named American "^* commander in Berlin, replacing Bt'ig,-Gen. Franlc L. Howley, who resigned after four years' duty there. Gen. Taylor formerly commanded Wept Point Barklcy and St. Louis Widow Attend Ball Game ST. LOUIS, Aug. 0. (/IV-With nothing like the secrecy attempted two weeks ago, Vice President' Barkley turned u]) at a ball fiatne Sun- drty with a very lovely and charming St. Louis widow, are the adjectives he uscxl S. Hartley, while she stared -straight ahead as they sat together in owner Fred Siti»h's bo.x at Sportsman's . the Car- Arkansas Governor To Speak in Memphis MEMPHIS. Aug. 9—m—GOV. SHI Mi'Mntli of Arkansas will attaid a meeting of the Memphis ChaiU* of the Atlantic Union Committee here next Monday. Kduumd Orpill. president of He Memphis committee, announced today that McMath and Fnutc, Grecr, Metropolitan opera opnm from Pipgott, Ark., will be guests Ellison was the son of the late i wilh rea-ir-nc'c- to Mr Cnricton 'ncJge Andrew EtliKon, and a cousin i{ Arissouh Supreme Court Judge George Rob'b Ellison. Survivors include his widow, Mar- p a j-if at (lie game >arel Ellison; a son, Andrew EllLson j finals and Giants " 1 Memphis VrW.s-Scimliap, will b of Caracas, Vcneanela; and four! "Hoinam:e?"-he was asked, and [ »l»p principal speaker. of honor. Erl\var[j J. Meeman, editor of ; grandchildren. Cabinet Decree Passes Flunked College Students BANKOK government riecreo gave pa.ssing grades to 2FI -students who flunked 'university entrance examinations- Within a few days Hit Ministry of Education was deluded with requests from parents that their children who flunked other tests he given puss- ine marks. Top Education Ministry officials sought to resign in shame over the he answered: 'There huv c been rumors like thai about nie for Ihe past year but Dial's as fur as it's gotten." The last tune the vice president rtc toured his Washington-bound plane to St. Louis for a Sunday luncheon ivith Mrs. Hartley it, was supposed to be "sort of secret" according to reports. McMath plans to hear Miss tlrre sing nt (he Memphis Open Al Theatre while he is in town. Yesterday they kepi their date in front of some 29,000 persons. Special Delivery Job For Arkansas Policemen Posser-By Catches Baby In Second Floor Plunge BALTIMORE. Aug. 9—I/T>—Mis. Nellie Stevens," 16. was sitting > th" front steps Sunday nipht affe putting her 18-month-oIcJ nephr to l>cd. She watched curiously as a yom man ran beneath a window of th liniur and ciUiKlit a falling nlijtc ] The object turned out to be l.c MEMPHIS. Aug. a—(!t'i -Arknns- [nenhew. Robert. Tlnland cabinet's action, but were as ' g^te Police and Momph s"ot T h e ' alort catcher was ersuaded o ban n e •-•--- • -- -- <-"'!""» i" ! ---- ..... _ persuaded to hang on only because their terms were expiring shortly anyway. A mo! ficers raced 80 uiles an hour Sat- I Davis. L'6. He saw Robert tottcrin urday (o set ai; expectant, mother Jlvom UcUl, Ark., to Methodist Hos- . uum uc Th< r tin cat in n squabble began pjtal her. when the son of a member of par- j 'nicy could ha vs. taken their time liament got 49.6 on an examina- , It was three hoirs after thev ar- tion. The grade was lower- rivri at the hospital before' Mrs. . cd from 50 to include aM who scored 49.5 or better. r.omiic Frailer, 21. wile of a Heth I farmer, gave birth to a daughter. on the second story window led? and made a running catch. Ti Infant suffered only a cut on th forehead. . t It Ls estimated that some 12 m lion bicycles are In use In th country today. ROCK. \ric., AUE. 9— rkansas' highway system of more an 9,700 miles represents an In- stment of approximately $300,- DQ.OOO and constitutes one of the ate's largest industries, according Director J. O. Baker. Major phases o! the department's any activities were listed as: •enervation of existing invest- cnl, construction of additional iles of improved roads according > growth and development of the ate, and an accounting for tlie lillions of tax dollars expended unually by motor users. Changes in road-building requlr- 1 by the growing complexities of lodern transportation are rellect- d In Ihe evolution of the highway epartment administration. Formerly a lorvsely-drawn orga- ization operaled largely in un ad- Lsory capacity, the department to- ay req\iircs a force of technical. lerical and manual employees liiK "'<"« 1^00 to 2.500. accord- to seasonal needs and work oad. Governor Appoints Cummlsslon The department Is administered hiough a 12-man commission, one .ejlrcsentative from each of 10 maintenance districts and two from .he slate at larRC. appointed for .cnns running concurrently with .hut of the governor. Next In line stands the highway director, the department's chief administrative oiticer. A duet engineer Ls directly responsible for engineering and maintenance- performed through a central oflicc stafl of specialists in surveys, right-of-way, road plans, bridge plan s. materials, construction county secondary roads, federal aid procedure, statistics and analyses. Maintenance.' handled through (he 10 mainteiiance districts undel the supervision of the state maintenance engineer, includes equipment. inirchasiiig and accounting. Duties of administrative personnel range from routine tasks to problems of a highly complex technical nature. Mr. Baker pointed out. The engineer of surveys is responsible for alignment to provide Ihe best possible location at Ihe leas^ construction cost as well as future operating cost. The plans division must be alert to advantages offered by terrain and local materials as well as existing and |»tentla! traffic needs. County Roiiis Unit Set Up A county roads division of the highway department works in cooperation with the county judges and with the Public Roads Administration In Improving roads on the county federal aid secondary system. The equipment division lias responsibility for upkeep of some 2.500 assorted pieces of equipment ranging from ixrint, guns to bulldozers and patrols. Major repairs are made in ihc central shojis at Jacksonville, with les-s extensive repairs carried on in district shop.v The purchasing division handles the buying of ondlc-ss supplies, ic- pair of parts and equipment. The division ol statistics and analyses maintains extensive records and reports of the department's fiscal affairs, voad inventories and tralflc surveys. Jonesboro Women Hurt In Wreck at Chattanooga JONEsnouo, AUK. <u/r>-Mrs. Joe Trice, former state president of Ihe U. S. Spanish-American War Veterans Auxiliary, was Injured painfully near Chattanooga Bunday. Mrs. Trice suld her car left the highway and was completely demolished when the hrixkes failed to hold. Misses Alice ami Belle Whit- sill, sisters of Mrs. Trice, also were hospitalised In Chattanooga. In Executive Dies POPLAR BLUFF, Mo.. Aug. 0 ('>V—W. H. Tiuim, a vico president of the Missouri Utilities Company, lied at ti Cape Glrardean hospital Sunday. WAKNIXG ORDER (he Chancery r.iurt. Chlclia- siiwlia District, Mississippi Count)-, Arkansas. J. D Long. Pit. vs. No. 10,940 Jot'tla Long, Dlt. The defendant, Joetln Lonjf. Is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of (lie plaintiff. J. D. Helps for Eyes fcvrvyoiie wimis t;oi»l i-ffiolenl eyes Hint win carry lUru UL C rtiiy's work. 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