The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 31, 1946 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 31, 1946
Page 9
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FRIDAY, MAY «1. 19-1G BIATIIEVII.LK (AUK.) COUHllOll NBWS Highway Board AwardsContracfs Five of Six Projects Are South of the Arkansas River. LITTLE HOCK, May 31. (OP) — Work on six Arkansas highway construction projects can be started in the near future following (he award of contracts here' Wednesday by the State Hiyliway Commission. Action was deferred on two projects. Contracts were awarded to: W. R. Aldrich of liaton Rouge, La., $313,003 for grading, minor drainage structures and gravel base course on 19 miles of the . Star City-north road, Highway 81. E. E. Barber Construction Co. of Fort Smith. $115,(>GU, for construction of three concrete and steel bridges on the Do Queen-west road, Jiighway 70. W. w. Keaton of Hope, $204,302. for construction of i.| m i|es of ' firading and drainage structures on th e nison-i'ine Bluff Hoad, Highway 79. H. H. Davis of Stamps, $55.800, for construction of 10 miles of bituminous surface on the Hope- Lcwisville road, Highway 29. Graves Brothel's of Hamburg, $20,454, for sealing 25 miles of existing bituminous surface on the Magnolia-south and Magnolia-east roads, Highway 70 and 82. 15. F. Jones of Little Rock, $20.050, for construction of embankments in maintenance district No. 1. near Forrest City. Augusta. Hi'inkley, clarendon, Murianna and Greasy Coiner. Plot Fails been In charge of entertainment. Then President John c. KiilrnU called htm in Hiid asked Hint he accept a permanent appointment as secretary for the University's Y. M. C. A. Many problems had to be cleared up before he could gain a release from his Camp Pike duties, but the release firmly went through and "Greg," as he Is known to both faculty members and-students, remained in Faycltc- vllle to become active In community and University affairs. The first World War brought Mr. Giceson out of the business world and st.irteil him upon a career of religious activity, when the war befian, he was sji'les'man- ager for an cas.l«n firm, and also active in Y. M. C. A. work. The war brought n great need for Y. M, c. A. workers, and Mr. Gregson soon found hjinsclf In uniform and ultimately nt Camp Pike. He found religious work so much 75-Room House Loses Buyers i In Basement ' NEW YOHK I Ul>>—There's dandy house for rent hi New York and no takers. ' : .'• i It Isn't that the "housing sho)'t- age l.s ended. The place just c<£>W « Illllo high, any $75.tHX) , n 'yt'»i', plus some- $-100.000 to keep it B<?ln». Hul it's u nood house. V A spokesman for the Chnsc INu- Huiial Dunk s nld lu> hud not had a nibble for eilher renting or buying the Schwab man.slun on Riverside PAGE NWB Ui« Willlnm N. Miliicr, 45, ex-soliilci- from Lubbock, Tcxtis, has been ciinrgcd wilh hnvlng mailed an extortion tlucnl <k>imincUnn $5,000 of IJr, j. T. Knicgfir, prominent Luljljock |>hj'.siciiui. Police and FBI ;u;«its caught Milnor as lie was nhoul to pick up a glass jar which he told Kriicgcr to leave the money in. (NBA Photo.) New Record Makers Zoom To Hundreds HOLLYWOOD. (UP)—Chalk up smother small business that got a big boast from the war. It's the independent phonograph, record industry, which zoomed from approximately /ei'o to 150 companies and thonsuiKts of new recordings. Hollywood is jammed with the ambitious new outfits. Open a phnnc booth ami you're likely to 'find ail eager impresario recording * " red-hot jive of sonic artist who never got n chance to muke a disc for the major companies. Before the war, the • newcomers say, the field was monopolized by the "Big Four"—Columbia, Dccoa. Victor mid Capitol. Hut when the Japanese cut ofl most of the shellac' from India, the "biggies" confined their recordings to known, sure-fire artists and left the unknowns free to make other contacts- s . :-. They did: Slim Gaillard's trio was one outfit that found a new backer. They -made "Cement Mixer" and a small fortune for Jack U. Of A. Extends Emeritus Rank to W. S. Gregson PAYETTEV1LLE, Ark., May 31. - W. fi. Grcgxun. whose intended slay of about a week on the University of Arkansas campus stretched into more than a quarter of a century. 1ms announced he will assume the emeritus rank July 1 but will continue to work part lime at the University. Mr. O reason, an ordained minister, eamc to the University of Y. M. C. A. secretary and later was made director of religious activities. He has served as acting dean of men for the past year. It was Dec. 29, 1018, that Mr. Oregson arrived on the University campus for a short stay- supiwscd- ly just long enough to dedicate a new Y. M. c. A. hut. It look him only a few days to perform this task, and he prepared to return to Camp Pike at Little. Rock, where for several months he had to his liklnj; that he later became an ordained minister, and In that capacity he has helped dlrcctMhe religious and racial activities} on the campus for more limn a qpiu- ler at u century. ( Riley, proprietor of Cadet. Records. Helen Humes was another. Her "Be- babaleba" sold more than 200,000 copies almost before you could pronounce the title. About 50 small pressing shops have Also cashed in on the boom In oIT-thc'-beat • records. Their ma-; ihljv^s ,ust .the "stamper" from -the label company anil, under 1,000 pounds pressure, turn out finished records from the "biscuits" of shellac, cotton waste and clay. The Police Traffic Safety Check Is Now in Progress Throughout America! Your Driving . . . Your Car or Truck . Check Accidents! DO YOU ALWAYS 1. Signal before turning or coming to a stop? 2. Come to a full stop at a stop sign? 3. Obey traffic lights? 4. Give the pedestrian a break even though he may not have the right of way? 5. Drive in and turn from the proper traffic lane? (i. ttefuso to drink before driving? 7. Know and observe the rules of the road in your community? S. Drive with extra caution in fog, rain or .snow and on wet or icy pavement? 9. Keep alert when driving? 10. Drive within the speed limit? Yes ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) No ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) ( ) 10. .YKS,answers—Aie you really that good? S to 10 YKS answers—Good driving. We need more of ?ou! G to 8 YES answers—Fair driving. You MUST improve. Less than 6 YKS answers—Poor driving. You're headed for trouble! [>. S. Take another look at your score. Would your family and friends rate you the same? Lee Motor Sales, Inc. Your G.M.C. and Olds Dealer 'hone 519 307 East Main Street Hr. hi nuinlhs. l''oi' a lime federal and fu Kwmuncnts looked it over, spokesman said. "liut nil they siuv were ilio two .•.Mb-basemenls :uu| (he first floor," ho added. "They didn't m> any hlBher." If (hey hud tiiken it ihpy would have had 75 rooms, -10 baths, a uymnasium. n marble swimming I'ool, a $100.000 power pliinl. a klli-hm capable of (iirnlnu mil food for 1,500 Biie.sls. a healhuj plant b'U I'lioujih ;or a '...;i.e no-.c, 11 billiard .salon, is rooms for srrvunU, ii'ttlnc room 'wily down deep and a aundry with a i:i-door dryer, five >nrcelaln lub.s iind copper wiishcn. In addition, they would hnvf had main receplloii hall In Corlnthi- ii) motif, Ihive elevators, lowers with n view of the Hndsun Diver vnd UIB I'ullsade.s of New Jersey. 'lid n 30-foot telephone switchboard, "I'lip bank udiulls tlin pracllcal problems oj occupancy m'c serious. Tlic high prvfisuro boiler system, for instance, needs two Ikenscd Hremen, ll'» nol a lot for K imc-Iaiully dwelling. Wyoming Is a focal iwlnl hi tho iu<llon'.s search for new oil supplies, having K total of ML -iclds. Join the Refrigerator Service Club (Twu Krrvlrc Culls » Yi-«r Jl) Repairs to Klectric Appliances Fully Guurantet-d BLYTHEVILLE SALES CO. (Where Cuurtr^y !-i Nut » Mrnmry) I3# K. Main St. Phuiie 3(1|« I, It's HERE for you! It's summer CHEER for you! Cream . Yea, folks, FORTUNE'S Famous QUALITY ice cream is here for YOU ... to refresh you on hot day*, to give you Iota of pep and energy 1. There's'a fortune of flavor in v eyery heaping" bowlful'.V. it's filled with' wholesome, .nutritious refreshment because it's made of 16%' .BUTTER FAT1 -Yes, Fortune's FAMOUS ice cream has all the Iioay- building, health-preserving elements of whole milk, and . comes in all kinds of mouth-watering flavors. Try it as a "hetween-meals" snack, ^>rjake some home for dessert ; lo please your family £! ^— ^i-i..^... *'c^m^AUMM^J^ *- ... ^ EXCLUSIVE FOMfUNE BEALER WOODS DRUG STQHE 211 W. MAIN/ ; • M/1SSENGILL'S DRUG STORE OSCEOLA, ARKANSAS For Rivcr-WwhW SAND and GRAVEL Phone 965 We Also Ml Good Black Sandy Loam and Dirt for Fills LARKIN SERVICE STATION K. M. 219 East Main St. Where Your Flowers Ar«—You Aral One call to us will arrange to bave your *" remembrances sent, not just once, but month after month. A«k about this plan " TJa. FLOWER SHOP •*.*'.!). Hrrrlec FURNITURE Of cournu, we don't Ret n n wo cou irt 5e j lr but lu we jet It our policy will lie tlrtt come, served. • •••.•,'-.• Alvin Hardy Furniture Co. 301 Kant Main 1'hone 2302 All our Employees are W*r Veterans. WASH TUBBS Nice-Looking Gadjjol BY LESLIE TURNER I ft EE 2J WT REWIND VOJ,IAE.V,CKEE, VSKNOWTHMONL-/ ^RECENT DISCOVERIES CONCERNING [ roowa.L,(*R.isn. WnWHUqi PSOMISE- TO REVOLUTIONIZE \_BUT WHAT OF IT '. ^fSyK^'j / ^~^jff* '&?£** x BEEN soAireKED BV —..owpETiroR.jciimivc,, IN t\ BLIND SEARCH fOR TMiS NEW rinurMMNOUEOWUCOUXVRYJ'- %y Your Time Is Valuable . . . Our Service Is QUICK! Call 2611 • for Road Service Anywhere • Tires Repaired- — any Kind. • Batteries Charged— Quick or Slow • Washing and Greasing • All STANDARD PRODUCTS • Mechanical Repairs. YOU KNOW WHERE FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OR AMY 0 "7- '••• EXCAVATION : S.J.COHEN dantractor LYNCH BLDG,BLYTHEVILLE ARK. Need a . . 24-hr. Service TAXI!! Call Bonded and Insured 968 Bill Wunderlich ' WWW'S MORE, I SET lEM>iN3 SCIENTIFIC MINDS TO • I WOEK CM AW INSTRUMENT THM WOUU5 ELI MINUTE THE EUMEWf OF CHANCE IN PROBING FDR WES€ KPOSITS. AW THEY'VE SUCCEEDED!; USED CARS WANTED We will pay you the full OPA Ceiling plus your extra equipment. If you arc going to keep your present .car let «s gfv* you an estimate on reconditioning your Motor, body and painting. Crcdil terms can be arranged. Tires, Tubes ud into * i and home radios for sale. Lee Motor Sales, Inc. Oldsmobite East Main St. GMCTTMka 519

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