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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 13, 1953
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PAGE TEN McMath Urges Higher State Pay In Farewell Talk Four-Y«or Term For Governor Also Recommended (Continued from Page 1) staggered terms for the Highway Commission, and added: "There Is one precaution which I would like to make. During my kdmtnisrtatlon we have spent 38 million dollars on our primary (road system »nd 34 million dollars on our farm-to-markct ro«d». "It Is my sincere belief ihnl this Legislature should seriously con•Ider formulating a directive to the Highway Commission that would Insure the continuation of * fair *nrt equitable allocation of highway funds for our farm-to- market road construction." IMORE) ' McMath s»!d that the financial resources of the governor are taxed "far beyond the resources provided for the position." Commenting that. "I feel that BOW I can speak to you about tb« governor's office without tho fear of being accused of selfish motives," McMattrsald: "Your next chief executive can perform * better Job of representing the great state 1( lie Is given a salary and operating' fund sufficient to enable him to perform the various functions of the office." v "The next most Important step, hi my opinion, In promoting administrative efficiency Is that of providing a ,4-year term for the governor and providing for the inauguration of the new chief executive In November,- immediately after the general election." Clta Cent of Catnalgnlnr McMath complained that (lie "cost of campaigns for offices as competitive as the governor's race have exceeded all bounds of reason." : "It »ould not be difficult to determine In the light of recent experience the minimum cost required to conduct 'a race for governor," he said. "A statutory limitation should then be placed upon the amount permitted to be spent on this campaign." The governor suggested that Japanese Warn Russia About Plane Incidents TOKYO (AP)— Japan, irritated by "at least 20 or 30" violation! of Its borders, today warned Russia ngalnst sending wnrplanes over Japanese territory. A Foreign Office spokesman said U. S. defense planes would shoot dm™ Intruders If necessary. The U. s. had approved Japan's ultimatum In advance. Japan thus In effect rattled a rj. S. snber against Its old enemy to the north. It did not nnme Russia, but left no doubt that's the country It meant. Shortly after the blunt warning, Gen. Mark Clark's headquarters announced the fm East commander had ordered Ills defense chiefs In Japnn to take "all measures necessary to prcrait further violations of Japan's security or act* which endanger U. 3. forces." campaign funds could be raised In either one of three ways: (1) appropriation by tho Legislature; (2) raised by the political party concerned, or (3) raised by the individual candidate arid his sup porlere. 'If It should be decided that the tunds are to be raised by tho candidate, then a certified list of nil contributors with -amounts contributed should be required to be kept, and filed will) the Secretory of Slntc," said McMnth. McMath asked Unit the Legislature continue "the present allocation of revenue" to complete construction of tbe Medical Center here. He specifically asked that Hie proposed Nursing School be provided for. Only last week, the Arkansas Legislative Council re (used to consider a request (or 115,000 a, year to operate tho Nursing School. '."Providing an adequate educational program has been a con slant objective of my administration," said tbe governor. "The program of equal facilities .-lust be continue duutll Negro students arc provided tbe same educational opportunities as our while students." he said. McMath. snld the most serious problem facing the schools today Is low teacher salaries. He rcc- ommende dlho $2,400 yearly minimum as "the most Important stop Ihal could be taken at this time to Increase the quality of instruction In our public schools." BLYTHEVJLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SERVICE MANAGER — JameiS Shlnne of fingers. Ark., has been named service manager at Phillips Motor Co. here to succeed Prank Ashby, Mr. and Mrs. Shlnne and their two children reside at 138 East Ash, Mrs. Shlnne is (he former Miss Knlhryn Wnlpole of Blythevllle. Lange Teachers Hold Meeting on Health Lange School tenchers met at the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association office at 3 p.m. todny ns Part of their professional study ot the subject of hcnllh. Mrs. Frances Gammlll. executive secretary oj the Association, spoke to the group. The meeting was one of eight professional meetings held by school teachers here to study problems they select. Negro Ministerial Alliance Has Meeting The Interdcnoininallontsl Ministerial Alllnnce met at Carter Temple AME Church here yesterday and made plans to hold an election of officers at the next meeting Monday. The Alliance voted Eo add a laymen's section to the organization. Speakers at yesterday's meeting Included Rev. L,. T. Jones, pastor of Carter Temple: Rev. C. Franklin, pastor of Enoch Chapel AME Church; anil Her. Thomns J. Brown pastor of Bethel AME Church. Rev D. p. Hartlcr presided. SALE ENDS SATURDAY IONGWEAR SHEETS. 72 x 99 in. muslin, reduced. 132 threadi per iq. in. 1 .72 IONGWEAR SHEETS. 81 x 99 In. muslfn, cut-priced. 132 Ihreads per sq. in. 1.77 tONGWEAR SHEETS. 81 x 108 In. rmnlins reduced. 132 threodi per jq. in. 2.07 IONGWEAR PILLOW CASES. 42 x 36 in. imnlini. Buy today at Javingi.. . . r . IRONING BOARD COVER. Bellcr Quality, Sanforized twill. Regular 89c ..... 67c HIALEAH BATH TOWEL. Our usual 98c quality .Cannonbriahts,whitc. 34x46" 7Cc CANNON DISH CLOTHS. Open-weove cotton. 15x17". Reg. 6 for 59c. 6 for 49c KITCHEN TOWEIS in plaid and stripe sels of 3. Regular 3 for SI. 3 for FITTED SHEETS, double ,j«. Cannon mus . Km. Fit without wrinHet. Reg. 2.69. 2.54 PUID BATH TOWEtS. A S p«iat low price. Medium-weight terry. 20 x AO in. 39 C SPeCIAU-MONTCUIR Balh Towel,. Cannon brillianti and white. 22 x 44 in. 58c MONTClAIR FACE TOWELS. Ab.orbenl Cannon buys. Match bath towelj. Now 32c MONTCLAlRV/ASHCLOTHS.Sfocko,upply ol savings. Match bath towels. Now ~ RETTER IRON PAD-COVER SET. '/," po d ; .,,. 2.19. 1.64 BLEACHED MUSLIN. Smooth, Ion 9 -wearm ai 160 threads per Reg. 35c.Yd. 29c TREASURE CHEST SHEETS, 81 x 108 in. muilin's. 145 threads per sq. in. Sale. 2. 54 PWID BLANKETS of closely woven American collon. 1 V4 Ibj. Regular 1,89.. 1 .67 PEPPERELL BLANKETS. 25% wool, 75% rayon. Many colon. 3M tbi. Reg. 7.98. 6.97 QUILTED MATTRESS PADS, full she:' Bleached cover, fllUr. Reg, 3.98. 3.57 FRINGED BEDSPREADS— lowest price •YW. Solid-colof cotton chenille. . . 3.97, CHERRY (Continued from Page 1> huge highway debt ot 122 million dollars, which now Is requiring In debt Mrvlc* nearly nine million dollars a year. "We all Irnow that the (highway) Department has been used as political grabbag, as a happy hunting ground for the politically faithful. All of us who care to take Ihe lime to look at the record and ths known facts know that scandalous graft, corruption, waste and inefficiency have combined to waterlog our highway bulldlne potential. "Pztchwott Solutions" "The chronic aliment, however has been Iliat .which confrails us In so many other areas of stale government — patchwork solutions upon top of natchwork solutions. .'. 'At no time" since the first public announcement of the Mnrtineau id program (In the 1920's) has [here been real continuity on a long range program dictated by (1) tbe needs on a neerls-pi-iority basis, and (2) the needs based on tbe money available and our capacity to pay. I propose that we now establish such n program. We cannot afford to longer operate on any other basis." Cherry snld the Highway Com- lission he has selected was one "with courage, with nn uisprln? spirt of public service, with Integrity and with an unusual amount of bruin power." Cherry said his fiscal proposals which Include n proposed new Department of Finance and Ad- Tiinlstrnllon with broad powers and a provision for legislative-directed lost auditing of expenditures, had is "Its ultimate purpose to establish complete cy<e of top administrative control"over the ex- >cntllluie of every dime ot lax noney that comes Into the state rovcrnment In any form and from ill sources." "We do not' have such control low," he said. "It Is Imperative Hint we do have it if we are to perform a creditable service for :hc people." Cherry said that to attract and lold competent executives and imployes he was recommending TUESDAY, JAN. II, IMS WOMAN OF THE YETAR-Mrs. Walter S. Franklin, above, wife of the president o) tbe Pennsylvania Railroad. Is the recipient of.the 21st annual Glmbcl Award. She proudly displayed the citation naming h/?r "Woman of the Year," and the SIOOO check which accompanies the citation, shortly after It was presented to her at Philadelphia, Pa. Mrs. franklin received tbe award for bringing entertainment to hospitalized persons. state salary scales "competitive with those found In private enterprise...If we were a rich stnte perhaps we could afford the incompetence, wastefulness Irresponsibility and indifference that low pay attracts. "On our Innlled menus we can afford to employ only the highest type, best qualified people to make our tax dollars more productive In administration and services." Cherry said again, as he has before, that he didn't favor any lax increases. He said he believed Ihere could be "better government through better administration of the tax dollars." CARTEL (Continued from Pag« 1> would fill In with particulars alter It got tbe records It is seeking. A criminal antitrust conviction Involves fines for corporations and fines and possible jail sentences for Individuals. A civil antitrust action involves court orders terminating arrangements challenged as illegal by the government and Injunctions against continuation of such practices. The whole Investigation stems from a Federal Trade Commission study alleging that Standard of New Jersey, Standard of California, Socony-Vacuum Oil Company, Gulf Oil Corp. and Texas Oil Company had Joined foreign oil companies In a world cartel which divided International markets and dominated production, distribution and pricing. The companies denied any cartel arrangements but McGranery sent the whole matter to a grand jury here last September. The records of some 20 American companies were subpoenaed, but about half of these concerns have carried on a long and bitter fight against producing them. Word Is Named Fire Marshal LITTLE HOCK Wj—The Arkansas siate fire marshal in the Cherry administration will be Ward, a Paragould 'attorney. The former commander of the state department of the American Legion was appointed by State Insurance Commissioner-designate U. A. Gentry, under whose office Ward will serve. Taxi Driver Fined $100 For Not Haying License The second charge within a week of operating a taxi without proper license resulted in a fine of $100 and costs In Municipal Court this morning. Fred iMcGruder, who entered a plea of not guilty to the charge, received suspension of {50 of the fine during good behavior. Commodity And Stock Markets— New York Cotton Open Hleh low 1:15 Mar. .:. , 3228 3257 3228 3252 May .... 3281 3309 3280 3306 July .... 3317 3350 3317 3349 Oct 3360 3310 3354 3365 New York Stock* A T and T Amor Tobacco ... Anacondn Copper Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric . Gen Motors Montgomery Ward N Y Central Int Harvester J C Penney ...... Republic Steel . . Radio Socony Vacuum ... Htudetaaker Standard of N J ... Texas Cor|> Sou Pac .. U S Steel 1537-8 G7 433-4 553-8 011-2 1123-8 691-2 853-4 63 251-8 313-4 68 1-2 463-4 27 7-8 357-8 3D 1-4 751-8 547-8 ..44 1-4 431-8 New Orleans Cotton Open High low 1:15 Mar 3232 3256 3230 3255 May 3282 3307 3281 3305 July 3319 3347 3319 3346 Oct 3359 3368 3353 3358 Soybeans Open High Low 1:15 Jan . .. 287VJ 293>i 281'i 292S Mch . .. 288 : y, 293»i 288=1 293V- May . .. 288!1 293 M 288 293 K July . .. 288^ 291 >i 288V5 29111 Chicago Wheat Open • High Low 1:15 Mch . . . 228>i 22B»i 228 229','. --.[ay . ..2321.J 233!i 231?; 233!i Chicago Corn 1:15 Open Hish Low Mch . .. leO'.'i 181-K loSTi IGl'i May'. .. 103',!, 164 H 1621.4 164 ',1 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARD*, 1> W>—(USDA)—Hogs 12,500; »ctlv« market; barrows and gilts fully steady to strong; instance's 10 to IS higher; sows steady to 25 higher; 180-230 Ibs 18.75-19.00; severs! hundred head uniform choice under 220 Ibs 19.10; about two loads 19.15 and part on load 19.25; 240270 Ibs 18.00-60; few to 18.75; 280300 Ibs 17.25-75; 150-170 Ibs 17.2518.75; 120-140 Ibs 15.00-16.75; sows 400 Ibs. down 16.00; heavier sows 14.00-15.50; boars 11.00-14.00. Cattle 5,000, calves 1,600; little early action on slaughter steers; some good quality replacement kinds steady at ,21.75; heifers and mixed yearlings opened about steady but buyers more selective in slow trading; bidding unevenly lower; little done; bulls steady; utility and commercial 16.50-20.00. COURT (Continued from Page 1) prosecution this morning. Called first was Blythevllle attorney Wil- Uam Hader, who slated tliat he had notarized the deposition submitted -by Mrs. Hallandsworth at Knolton's divorce proceedings last July. Mrs. Juanita Knolton. from whom the divorce was obtained, then took the stand, and she was followed by Sheriff William Berryman. The trial of Buster Johnson, Negro, was completed yesterday afternoon. After one hour, and 20 minutes deliberallon the jury returned a verdict of guilty of carnal abuse, setting the sentence at 15 years. Johnson was charged with assaulting his 9-year-old stepdaughter. Tunneling Record Set KEMANO, Canad W) — Drilling ' crews at the Aluminum Co. of Can- ' ada project here have broken their own world record for tunneling. A crew blasted through 274 feet of solid rock for an average of 45.7 feet a day to break their previous record by 16 feet. THE BEL AIR SERIES to b« compared only with higher-priced can) The new Bel Air Series is so distinctive, so rich in appointments it is truly a new kind of Chevrolet. Four new Bel Air models—the 4-Door 1 Sedan, 2-DoorScdan, Convertible, Sport Coupe —create a wonderful new class of cars. An n»w kind of Ch.vrol.l In on • ».w fU!d .11 Iti owl THE "TWO-TEN" SERIES lentattonal advances from bumper to bumper! / The "Two-Ten" Scries offers dra- incillc new styling, new features in: two new station wagons—the Townsman and Ihe "Two-Ten" Handyman—Ihe 4-Door, 2-Door, Convertible, Club Coupe and Sport Coupe. THE "ONE-FIFTY" SERIES lo wolf priced of all quality can! Smail new Chevrolet styling and advanced new Chevrolet features are yours at lowest cost. J-'ive beautiful models include the 4- Door and 2-Door Sedans, Club Coupe, Business Coupe, and "One- Fifty" Handyman. CHEVROLET In the great new Chevrolet line for 19S3, you can choose a car for any purpose with new and «on- derful features never before available in the low- price field. Choose high-compression power with the new 115-h.p. "Hlue-I-latnc," engine teamed with new Powerglide* for Ihe Rncsl automatic driving. Or choose the high-compression 108-h.p. "Thrifi- *Combinalion of Ptj*erglide and llS-h.p. "Blue-Flame' 1 e IConfinuotEorr of itonrfard «qurpnenl oncf l/fm ij/uj. trol«d it cfoptncfanr on avotfobilit/ ot maftrioU King" engine for finest standard driving. Choose ftnprovcd standard steering, or new Power Steering, optional at extra cost. Come in and sec the most wonderful selection in the low-price field. And it's yours at lowest cost, for the 1953 Chevrolet is the lowest priced line in the law-price field! tfr.e optional on "Tuo-Jen" and tie} Air models at exlia cojf. MORE PEOPLE BUY CHEVROLET* THAN ANY OTHER CARI SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO. 301 West Walnut Phone 4578

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