The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 31, 1946 · Page 7
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FRIDAY, MAT 31, 194G raille Books (Much in Demand Printing House for Blind Produces 250 'Titles Every Year. By DOHIS SIXGT.KTON' United 1'ri'ss Stuff Correspondent LOUISVILLE. Ky. < Ul>>—Tliere n Innjc red brick bulMing on llio ulskirts of this oily—a nunt'-loo- nprcsslvp landing structure, but nc which turns out products •liieh t!ive "ryes" to thousands <>1 ople over lite world. It Is llic American Printing louse for the Ulincl, the liugesl f its kind in the world and the Idest in this country. , Currently, the printing hprra irccluccs 250 tillos nnnually in 3rail1e and 120 titles in "talklm;" looks, which am sent to 21! libra - ios over the nation and one in lawaii. Tile books then are dis- rlljulc<i to the interested nmniii; he cstimnled 250.000 persons who re unable to read ink print. Itcconls Also 'Hooks' Here on the prcmisTS the books liul records, which also ar c all 'books" by the siahtltF.-;. are |m>- :lncccl except for the finishini; :ouclics. The Braille is prcpum! ind proofread by the Wind aiul hen the pages are "in off at an ither building iio-.uitown. Reacting for the records are lone in an ultra-modern studio in the building, are processed and hen heard by a sightless person who approves or suggests corrjc- :lons tn be made. Alter that, the number of records desired can be made from the master record, A. c. Ellis, who has been suni"r- intendent of th e oiRcmtatUnn for 1C ycnr.s, ^ni<\ there definitely was not enough room for equipment ind stocks needed in the ever-in- :reasing business. II? said when he came, to the printing house only '17 employees were on hand, nnri ijjn' tlie house has a staff of 145. .-'. P Chartered in 185S The non-profit concern wai Chartered in th e ' stale in 1853. ion after, there was a move to) 1 a itiotial printing house imti in 1870 1C Kentucky one was chosen be- use it was fairly well centralized BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Tqrnado Levels Many Homes U. S. Member Of UN Ready To Leqve Post Thlrly-eiislil hoincs along the Kinslon-aoklstxiro highway were eillu'i' destroyed or damaged. m nny heinc reduced kindling wood. This aerial photograph shows debris which was scattered over inany miles in the wake the storm. (NICA Tclephoto.) ?AQE Arkqnsqs Denies Unemployment Pay to Strikers M'lTl.K ROOK. Ark.,' May 31. (Ul>) Moiu lliun 1.000 strikers In .,,. ,. 'Arknnsus hitvo been donltd nnciu- WAblllNOTON, May 31. (Ul 1 )- ployment ^oiniK-nsMloii benefits, re.sldenl Truman sixld loday that nceoi'dlni; Id furlfoy Gill, (llruutor u. Htettinias Jr. had siil)-:, lf (he Stato Einploymont Security nltlcd his resignation as U. S. rep- division. "" " " cliilmanls are dlst|iial •csnilallvi- on tlic Unllotl Niilloiin Security council but Ihtil the t'rcs. clcnl is trying lo pi'rsnaili' him u> iTimilii on die Job. Mr. Truimtn snlil lit Ills news conrm'iicc that Sletllnhis soul n Idler o( to.slmmlloii to till- While lloiiM' Uvo or IhiTC ilay.1 uyp. The Pi'oslilout lias hiil yet iinswrrcil It. Mr. Trinnan si\lcl ljulh liu iiml Secretary of Slate Jmnes F. Hyrncs wauled Slettlnln.'i to slny. The I'ri-s- iilrnt added that Slc'tlinius 1 desli ^ ..._..„ .,. to* I'fsli'u hail been n surprise |o ! f,,',! ti'io'coiislnict'lon'or ii"ncw JiYn- Cllll snld ifis'd becnuse tin 1 slats! law forbids beiH'flis lo persons wliost! "unemployment Is due to sloppaKc of work resulting from a labor dispute." Texarkqnq Voters School Bond /ssucs TKXAIlKAhJA. Tex., May HI. •s-I <UI')rrA : »l,a)7,QflO bond Issue for Ire ] improvement, of public schools mid id ad bcc:nis e of the equipment and the work it had done. At first, an effort was made to aintain the house without Pupil— Teacher Assault Probed By Memphians MEMPHIS. Tonn.. May 31. (UP) ..... -An investigation of uurcnl-teach- er-studciit relations nl TVuh Higii School loomed today on tlio e\'P or student Robert Ij. Livingston's trial in city court on charges of nlibini; :i Icnclier "MoiKlny. FonV separate invcstienlioiis linvo been luunchcd since tlic n&slslnnt concli, jT. KimbrouKlr V:uii:lin. was knifed in the groin while attempt to lend Livingston. 18, to the office of pi-lnelpnl J. L. Hlglisaw. Police charged tlic .student with assault nnd battery and carrying a dangerous weapon— a fom-bladed hunting knife. The City Board of Education looked into tli c fmcas, which occurred the 'I"!' before the lioy was to receive his diploma. A full report, has not been ijivcn, but ilie _ diploma was withheld. nnienl help, according to Ellis. t a meeting; of teachers from all hool.s for the blind in the coim- y, however, it was decided to ask TO fpdernl povernmont for a nran'.. Undoubtedly the printing house Rained much of its fame tor iraille and (Hiking books it pro- uces of the monthly Reader's ige.st. copy of the magazine con- inies two 12-inch records on both tics, fifteen ininutc.s are required to play each sicl? of the -record, or most citflil, hours of "rending. 1 ' Enjoyed by Thousands The printing house produces records and Braille books on just bout every subject from text 'o income-lax hooks. For instance, ic riuts sonic of the best-sellers of today, classics like David Conper- cjil. and the IMS' Bible.-The King s version of the Bible has produced on 110 records / vid Coppcrficld look GB records, i- 34 hours of reading. Periodicals produced include sev- ral religious magazines, mystery stories, a compilation of the best =;hort stories ill popular magazines, urrent events, the national school newspaper, nnd many more. Tlic Braillf, books and records produced in that one brick building are read and enjoyed by thour>- nds throughout, the world. OIK i.ssiie of Reader's Digest, for cx- mple, is in circulation at least ix months before it is laid asids. Eyes arc brought to the sightless by employees who work " tirelessly very day. Dr. J. L. Guard _ Optometrist GUARD'S JEWELRY 2C9 W. Main Tlie Parent-Teacher Association of Tech High inquired. Mrs. Oeor Ikard, sr.. PTA president, said the ^•roit]) \vouhl issne a staicnienl later. Fellow teachers at Tech gave "unequalled support" to Vaughn vhntever charges he may face. Sir. and Mrs. w. L. Livingston, >arents of the student, said they vou Id . charge Vaughn with assault ind battery unless the police issue .lie charges first. Inspector Pet Wiebcnga said no police, action was jlanned against the coach." The teachers blamed the inci- lont on the opinion that "the pubic responsibility to the school apparently not taken seriously." "We feel that his (Vaughn's) cpncluct in this incident has been that of a teacher maintaining tlie .lignity of his person, and, "at the same time, upholding the .standards of the school," the faculty members said. The incident indicates, they as- Tennesseeans Dedicate Busts Of Naval Heroes NASHVILLE, Tcnn.. May 31'. (UP) —Tennessee's official Sesinit-Cen- I'nniiil program goes into it.s second day today with the dedication it IhB state capitol of busts of wo state naval heroes, Ailm. David Ct. Fni-rnj-ui and Cmelr. Matthew '. Maury,' nnd a pilgrimage to the 'o!k Memorial Home at Columbia. Vice-Admiral Arthur S.. Carpender. aide to Navy Secretary Fur- rcstal, will make (.he principal speech nt the unveiling ol. the busts. Yesterday's opening program included a Memorial Day service, unveiling of portraits of Adms. Sam- icl P. Carter nn:l Charles St. John Butler, and tlie unveiling : of i; marker commemorating Ann Rob- ertson Cockrill. first school teacher In Davidson County. House Member Homed To Succeed Senator Glass RICHMOND, Vn.. -May 31. (UP) —Virginia had a new senaljir today to replace the late Sen. Carter Glass, who died Tuesday nt the iige of W. He is Hep. Thomas CJ. Hurch, of the fifth congressional district, who has served In the house at Washington since 1930. and Is known as a staunch Democrat. Gov. \yilllnm Tuck announced Burch's appointment. sertcd, straint generally cally." "n Blaring lack of self-re- on the part of the public and (ho pupil specifi- 1'ivsidfiit Trumnn said he hoped that stt'Ulnhis would reconsider Ihe resignation nnd stay on live UN Job. Stellintns (old Mr. Truman In his ieltrr of reslnnatiop (hut he oiighl Hi,, orlglnul job he lissum- ed on UN—lo slay with It until the oi'itanli-atliiii \vns well ntuli'r way- was c'omplcted. Howevei', the origination, cmrenl- ly Is (n the midst of a grave, crisis willi consldeiable skepticism, even In Krnirlly Council circles, about Ihc luluie o; llu' ori!anl/.nl|[)ii. . Mr. 'i'fLiman suld lie v^olild not act upon Mr. Slctllulus' rnsltjunlion until he hud sent him a letter re- (Itivstlnu him to remain us U. S. rcpie.scnlalive nt UN. lor colli'gc building was approved here yesU'i'dav. '1'hi! election cllmnNed n long dls- eusslon of rruiniui'il si-lioolinnin:i mid Uiiideqiinte fiicllllles to cure for an rliliilt;i'd rnrollment. Volprs fuvori'd 1133 to rifit) llii> 1s- suunco of »4tW,000 In iKinds for the Junior colleue. wlillc Ihe tssunmx Of MOI.OM In bonds for the scluxi! district passed OHO to SUV. 000 miles up the Parana rlyer m<t ubuttlnK o.n PHr^BUfty mid izll. TWO inliex wide, the fuUn H10 teal high. Kmplre Auctioned jioman Kinplie was r\uc- New Theater Manila's ffn«tf Shows KVKUY MG!|T MutlncK Sulunluy & Sunday »u\ OIWIM Wvuk Hay* 7:0^ p.m. Kal.-Sun. I p.m. CoiiJ. Sbowjnr "Comfortably Cool'' floned off to the hlgijest In ItK A. D. DMiiii xiught it. md nued 'th«.«nMii« 'or »everul months until Ibe army urned nfaUis^,' Urn uu) ~- 'Gold Mine in th» Sky" with dene Asilry Al^o Shorts SiiturdH.v ''SHERIFF of REDWOOD VALLEY" wJlli Hill Klii.itt as K^il Hyiler SKKIAI, anil COMKIIY CHICK THEATRE C««*f SoLftfJ*" Week Ilay»; Kiitrtl at 7:* p/M. -;Friday ' »nd f DOIJBLK FKATUKE "Vengeance of the ' with Hill Kllialt ii|i(l Tfv Hitter "Enter Arsen Lupin" will) Clurli's Karvln and Kiln' The dally railway express- service from London via Dovcr-Cnlnls Air Show Scheduled By Army for June 8-9 • I,ITTU< ROCK, Ark., May 31. <Ul')..-UUIe Hock's Inure 'Army Air show, cancelled lust week by •n. Curl A. Hpiudy. the fall and coal strikes, hns been I'c-.scht'dnled for .June H nnd I). Spaat/., commanding general of Ihu Army Air Forces, und the Arkansas Congressional de]ef:utlons In WnshiiiBlon plan to attend the show. Serial: "K.il<lera of Ghmt City" No. H; Als« Curtoon SAT1IKDAY OWL 'SHOW At ii:a« : 'Tower of the Whistler" with Kit hard IMx . Srrlal 'll.imiteil Harbor" NO. II Alv> Comedy ' ' Sunday and Monday -' 'A Lady Takes a Chance" Snarl to Paris and the Cnnllneht hns been resumed by Hip - ininoiis "Golden Arrow." A new fCalyire of the train is n radio service k <vhleh' tlcglnnlnt.' with Rutherford 11. provides Information concerning Hayes. In 1817, the time In office baggage, customs, passports,' money for presidents of the United States exchange and time of arrival, with lias averaged four yenrs for Hc- imisic and ttavcl talks concerning the (ilaces en route. . : -, WHO'S NEXT 'i«ANCE 9^11 Dial £>O I I For Complete^ Protection • ACCIDENT &"HEALTEI • HOSPITAIJZATION • FIRE • AUTOMOBILE • LIABILITY • BURGLARY • PTATE GLASS »TORNADO • SURETY BONDS • AVIATION F'HST NATIONAL INSURANCE AGENCY 108 N.2nd CIIAS. IMl'lNER SATURDAY BA KEi*Y SPECIALS 7-Inch 2-Layer CCCOANUT CAKE ON SALE SATURDAY ONLY Sorry —Just I to o Customer Don'* Soy Bread ... Soy HART'S Bread, HART'S BAKERY BlythcviVlc Owned — Employing Rlytheville People MR ARKANSAS BUSINESS MAN? MR. ARKANSAS WORKER? It May Well Be YOU! WHY? Because Wilful LABOR LEADERS Eager For Joining Fees, Monthly Dues and Political Power CARE NOT WHERE THEY STRIKE NOR WHO THEY RUIN BE IT EMPLOYER OR EMPLOYEE! You, Mr. and Mrs. Citizen of Arkansas, Can Stop This by Joining the . . . I'lm-sl Amoi(v! tin: [Incst, water fulls In I lie world aro the IKIIIUIII Path, wi,snow THE CAT CREEPS" Too Lpfe To Classify j(ntl Monday ' THE, DARK CORNER H(lh Jplm Jt»n Arthur Abu News nnd Cartoon. l.uc(lle Hall .t Wllllitm BcnilU AM> (: v^r'Sw' 1 'jVuir lroi ''' f ' FOR SALE One Highly l'edi K rewl Pekinese Dog I \enr Old — Color Kuwn Wonderful Pot for Children CAM, Paul P. Phillibers Phone ISO STKKI.K, MO. pulicans, nnd more ^or ijcmocrals. Wllh n*^ >lr«» itlll ctlllcal- \f ihort, Goodytar Extia- Bwcappliig i» Ih* b«it arnwer to "jiow to k*«p lolling." Our Htcopplnj «- p«r[> will glr« you low coit d«p«ndable recapping now '. . . glv« your tlr«« tough, long-laiting treadt for mor« Iracilon, •slra ta(«tr and ttouiandi ot Only iinMt qualilr Good- raat»rlalsar* Goody«or Mfthodi to glr» you tk R«capplng r burl "We're \Vilh You. Tc A Man, Mr. Hoskins" Itfrharil I,. Cralj;< A. B. Colili Mark Valentine .1. H. (,'raln .Iiilin 1.. Lnmar (•has. t,. Whyle W. N. Strmnus Jacob Wm. W. M-HOW •ring your lira* 1* todofj ARKANSAS FREE ENTERPRISE ASSN. John L. Daggctt, Executive Director P. O. Box 532 Mqrianna, Arkansas ARKANSAS FRRB ENTEKI'RISE ASSOCIATION, Inc. Tcmixirary Address: JJox 532, jMarinnna, Arkansas I hereby sunscribe lo (he purposes of the Arkansas K|tKK KNTKRI'RISE ASSOt^FATION, Inc., and authorize you lo enroll me as a memlicr, with (he underslamlinj; that such mcmlwrship requires no initiation fee, dues or assessments, hut only such co-operation in lime and effort as I am able lo give, to further the aims of the Association. { ) I enclose as my financial contribution Signed ." (o aid in this movement. Address Citizens of Arkansas — Let's finish the fight and organize now to put teeth in the "Freedom to Work" Amendment passed overwhelmingly by 105,300 voters. Ask YOUR Legislative Candidate Where HE Stands! , .- tomorrow you'll b« rolling I on Ikick, d.p«dabU G«<x^ !? T»CB tiMd*. For Safer Driving Leaf U s Test Y QLI r Wheels on pur "Bear Balancer" Get 5Q f " to 100 r < More Mileage Unbalanced wheels pound and bounce along the road chopping precious rubber from your tires. Why .suffer this needless waste when our Bear Dy-Namic Whoel balancer will'restore proper balance to the wheels of your car. The Hear Halaiicer will sho\y you what your wheels are doing at every speed up Lo 100 niiles-an-hour.

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