The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 20, 1949 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, May 20, 1949
Page 11
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FRIDAY, MAY 20, VLYTHKVILLK <AKK.) OOUKTOt NVWS PAQB ffflfl Average American Family Pays $33 Per Month to Apply on Government Workers' Salaries ^ MINNEAPOLIS, May 3.—There Is now one governnwnt employee (QL- every six and a half families In the United atatw; e*ch family'* pro rat* share of the cost -of federal government salaries averages approximately $33 a month, or 1400 a year, according to calculations by the family economics bureau of Northwestern National Life Insurance Company- Back In 1929 there were ai>inox- | imat«ly 3,100,000 government employees, or one for every ten families in the United States, the figures show. Today there are slightly over 6,100,000 civilian employees of our federal, state and local governments. Public workers' salaries to- talled a little under $5.000,000.000 In 1929. exceeded $15,000.000,000 in M948, and mny hit $16.000,000.000 for the year 1949. according to the bureau. A force of 6,100,000 employees ap- proxlma'ely equals the number of imld workers c Pi! kinds fn (he three states of Massachusetts, In- diiina and Texas combined, the report says. Since 1929 Ihe population of the United States 1 as increased 21 per cctH, the numlXT of state and local government employee.*, has Increased (io per cent--from :."\ i •jxlmalcly 2.500.000 to 4.000.000 and the number of federal civilian employees has incrc.ii>'d ^'0 per cent—from just under GOU.OOO to approximately Kathy Fiscus Rescue Workers Will Receive From $200 to $7,500 Each SAN MARINO. Calif., May ». I/Pi </Pt—The 111 heroes who struggled Southerner Fears Oleo Tax Repeal May Be Blocked Tear that the United States Senate may not act on the bill to repeal the federal tax on oleomarlne during the current setslon wu expressed In Washington this week by *m H. Blake, executive vice president of the Nation Cotton Council. Mr. Blake recalled that Ihe situation Is somewhat similar to the fate of the repeal bill last year when It won House approval and a favorable recommendation from a Senate committee only to die on the Senate calender when the session of the 00th Congress ended The bill earlier this venr wor overwhelming supixui In the House T' Numbers Increasing After a sharp shrinkage from 11s war emergency peak of approximately 3.400,000. the number of federal civilian employees is again i increasing at the rate of about 100,000 per year This rouglhy ap- , proximates ''ie number of wage and salary earners of all kinds in a city the size of Hartford, Conn., or Oklahoma City, Okla.. the statisticians point out. ' The number of state and local government employees is currently increasing at the rate of about 200,000 Per year, or by about the number of wage and salary earners' of all kinds in city the size of Dallas. Tex., or Kansas City. Mo. Of the approximately 4.000.000 state and local government employees, approximately 1,600.000 are in the field of education. Since 1829 the number of other state and local government employees has Increased half again as rapidly as tefldicrs and educational workers, the figures show. to rescue little Kathy PUcus from an abandoned well will receive from $200 to $1.500 apiece from the $43,100 rescue fund. nits was disclosed Wednesday nlf!hl by Robei'i S. McKlbbln, commander of Ihe Los Anseles County Council ot Veterans of Foreign War.; •and member of K">thy Fiscus Res- cur Fund Committee. MoKibbin told some 40 of the rescuers at the east Pasadena American Leigon Hal! the tl.SOO will l)f paid to such men aa H. L. (Whlley) Bllckcnsderfer and A. O Kelly, who spent fhe mast time underitiound McKlbbin sold he hoped to have the money distributed by Hit first of June. The rescue efforts of the three- ear-old aKIhy touched the nation's heart. She fell 10 feet Into B 14-inch well casing and her body was brought to the surface 52 hours later. and again has boej) given an okaj bv the Senate Finance Committee Mr Blake suld that he had received information that the bill ma; be shunted aside in the SenuL t^ain In's year. Parking Meters to Get Trial in Caruthersville Parking meters are being installed In Caruthersville, Mo., this week, and the work is expected to be completed soon. The City of Carrlhersville has contracted for the meters on a trial. basis, -.villa a year to determine whether or not Ihey will retain the meters. The manufacturer has agreed to remove them with no cost to the city if they are not satisfactory. After the meters be- f come permanent one half of the revenue will be applied lowards the Caruthersviffe Seniors Get Diplomas, Go on Picnic The 61 seniors from CariUliers- ville. Mo., today were on Crowley's Ridge for the'r annual class picnic, which concludes school activities for the group. Last nlpht the grfc'uates received their diplomas at commencement exercises, when the Rev. Wayne Gray spoke to thorn, using the subject "To Be or Not To Be" as the theme of his address. Steve Hamlett, class president, welcomed the audience, and musical numbers included a coronet solo by Don Cabtree. vocal solo by Jean Ann Walker, and a piano solo by Wayne Meadows. John W. Sawyer. Jr.. president of the Caruthersvllld School Board, presented the diplomas to the graduates. Last Sunday the baccalaureate services were conducted . at: the hlsh school auditorium by the Rev. Bill Smith, pastor of the Church of Christ, and on the precedlne Friday the junior class entertained the seniors with the annual prom Mother Who Lost Four Sons Aboard Cruiser To Get $2,000 Bonus DES MOINES, IB.. May 20— t,Vl— A $2.000 veteran's bonus check Is I BO to Mrs. Thomas P. Sullivan Waterloo. la., whose five sons wen down together when the cruise was sunk in the Pnclflc. The Stale Bonus Board said yes :erday Mrs. Sullivan ha-i applied fr :he $WK) beneficiary bonus o George. Francis, Joseph and Mad son. "That undoubtedly will be 11 argest sinele bonus paid." R spokes man for the board said. Albert, the youngest Sullivan so was the only one married. Tl board said It had been Informc his widow would apply for the $51 bonus on him. The Juneau was sunk Nov. I 1942, of Savo Island during tl battle ot the Solomons. Graduates Plan i o Stay at Home Arkansas College Student* Finding Opportunities Here By thr Aunelated PreM Arkiiiun* apparently In* plenty f business and professional op- x>rUinttIe* ror collene iludenLv An Associated Prew survey of the tale's smaller college* sho»'» that Host of the students, who will com- lilele their education Ihls month. >lnn to stay In Aikmuns to earn villK. I 'ITie field of education, •nipcrs nml the professou ap|»ar to be Ihe drawing cards for most of he .students. Other vocations which Ihls year's graduates have selected Include ithlellcs. agriculture. Journalism Ihe ministry, vnrlcrl phases science, and 1 Industry. Many graduates from Junior col- leKCs plan lo continue their education. Aboul 2,000 sludenls will receive decrees Ihls year at Mir varimi. 1 ! four-ypiu' colleges uiul Hie Unlvevsl y of ArkniiMM. Mcsl ol thcsp are cx-.sci'vicemcn whose nttendnnce at the close o Worlil War Two shuttered all prcv ions enrollmcul record*. '" Some Women Vvlrrans Former WAGS. Waves. "Uid; Marines" and Spars and some Ann. and Navy nurses are graduatln. from college this year but tno«t o the vtHernns are men. Of Ihe 142 students M Arknnsa State. 124 are veterans. About ha the .seniors at Arkansas A. and IV were In World War Two. At Ounchlta. 180 persons will re celve deprces. 117 of them are ex servicemen. Here are the figures from tl haf ••llacflA' Hurdlltf IM *Unol; UacnolU A. and M. Itt 41; M*nteri«n 10 aa4 Mi rkaniu Tvch M tnt «•; rim BluJC M, and N., IM and U; BMb* imioc College 40 and !•; H4Ddrlz 40 and M. William branch, M, of Newport, irk., probably Is the oldett Arkis collegiate iraduate Oils year. Brunch will receive a denree In lechanical arU at the Pint Bluff . M. and N. College. Other elderly graduate* Include: At Haidlnt College, Ulu Olivia, Ortti«»«Mi, M, * tt*. JulM, Taan,; Arkantat A. And M., Mhn H. Ward, •, JUdron, Ark,, and M4hdtrkoii. Wn. Opal BtohWdMa, tt, W Ark- adelphl*. Art. AMut on* third of the pUutUi art mairitd. At (trtuaUjr 4vtrjr cul- lent one or nvon «oupM wul receive dtgiMa totrthMT. Ttit rtderal Council of oinircheK of Ohriat In America Ix made up ol 31 national denomlnatlorik which have a total membership of more than 11,000,000. Annual Decoration and Singing Day PROGRAM Sunday, May 22, 1949 ' MT. ZION CEMETERY halfway between Stee/e and Cooler x will beRin nt One O'Ckx'k I*. M. featuring the "Friendly Five", from Obimi, 'IVnn.s Rnd "The Calvmry Jr. (Jiiarlelle" from Hlylh«vill«, Ark. your flowers in (he morning and decorate early. We rmve only a few Durlal I.ols left for sale. If you-Rie interested in Inlying, we would like (o »how them to you. Mt. Zion Cemetery Association S. L. ROBINSON, Secretary PEMISCOT COUNTY SINGING CONVENTION R. E. L. SMITH, President WHY MILLIONS PREFER THE TASTE OF ANCIENT AGE '1 li* iihi(|U* \A\\t (rl Aitilriii Aft li »mn«l l.v Hit lUll of pxriHinl.y'1 IIUIM t'ainou* iliitlllfii l>y rait Mil li.unttliiK, by hoilllng KI ilir |*A of H,i\nr ,.. ;ilm $ )«JH i»T germ inn Buy * tinglr ttutllr of Andrnt Aftr .Siciiuln Kriiiiuky Honilion WliUVcy, liy li hi i hi.h.b.11, in • 101V. 1.1 II ami tip It iliini| til hilly, "iifdit." KnII !t umlfT yoin loilRlir. S.iun- H t\ ii ill}* M genii)' ituun )»iu i Intnl. Notice whii irlrnhiugly dittrrfnt Inn* lin^n In \(iur itiinilh, wiling )<"ir <lfUi4l# tai'ie fthiidt to . im>. will join il,r million* \r mini- l>,uk lo 111<- nlil *i;md- luMK'.l U.lirv..litl tt(r> ifM •C:iVrti hr nl nil .v\c;n -old Si i.ii^l 11 KriHui kv Him 11 ir mv Am if M i A^r , . ."itir ulii^t'y U'ilh A^r hi ll* ANCIENT AGE MUD'S UIGEST-SELLINt J-KEAR-OLD STRHItHT KENTUCKY BOUHBON 11>M(HI IOUIIM ««ISII> It MOW »«K«I tH lllllUIM(0.,llkMKMI, II. • m m^ m TUN! and REPAIR Tk* (air •TBOBOGONN TBAN ' TAKE I MITT RADlOJKPAiR •MM kr a UCBMKIt N*lfe! •ip*rt—CVBKT JOB ODJdft. ANTEED. WMT PAT MOW FOR LT.UT . , Music Instruments and Supples ; A>;lhlni taM Tl»nm. Bb BROOKS Music Star* 107 K. M«ln — Tel. 81)1 Sail I Alley SIGN & NEON !' SERVICE * • Beltw Mm M* N«. rrankHm •tl Early day Hudson Bay !Co. men | had to be able to carry a 90 pound pack plus food and sleeping equipment 80 miles in lour days. purchase price until they are paid for, and the city retains half the revenue. f You can afford a dream kitchen—Now. 1 IT'S A GT.ORIOUS day wlir.n you get your new whita- enamelcd steel kitchen! This beauty has 66" twin- bowl Kilchenaider cabinet sink wilh the famous Mullinaidcr electric garbage disposer. It can be yours! Why delay? You can afford that lovely white enameled sled Yoiingslown Kitchen nowl And wlial a beauty! Super storage space and generous work surfaces to speed every kitchen ch»re! Food preparation and dishwashing are easier—a breeze, tlinnks to the Kitclteniiidcr cabinet sink. And the Mullinaider electric garbage disposer endi garbage forever! Let us show you your new kitchen in miniature. No costly remodeling; easy terms. See us lod»y' B«11<) your Vitrhen around a Xilchenaitler- Mullinaider Combination. This 48" twin-bowl motie-J (one of 10 model.') lias filuling-reniovable clr«inlxMrd of aciil-resist- mgporcelain enamel and laundry-deep (11") >••on [I l>owl. World', f., BT MUJ.HNS '• of •»••) kllch«na Adams Appliance Co., Inc. ,1. \V. ADAMS, Mgr. 206-208 Wesl Main Phont 2071 FREE 100 Gallons Of Gasoline Phone 521 Phone 30711 TSTEIL lUILDINO* ., With Each Car or Truck You Buy on This 10 DAY SALE of Selea USED CARS and TRUCKS This sale begins immediately. From now until midnight, May 31, we will give you absolutely fret 11)1) gallons of gasoline with each Select Used Car or truck you buy. Not only that, hut we invit* you to check these prices and see these cars ... a big value itself. Check These New Low Prices No. 130—1937 DcSoio 2-door Sedan, black color, rant tnt drivei «fll...S395. No. 3C4—193i Chevrolet 2-door, In Rood condition, has MCW Ifi Inch wheels and tires.. .SIS9.50. No. 365—1940 Bulck 4-door Seditii, a thoroughly clean car ...»79S. N«. 36J—1948 Doiiice H-Ton Panel Truck, with only <I,M« mlks. It's like new.. .$1395. No. 35*—1939 Chevrolet 2-door Town Sedan, runs heaall- fullY...*«9:. No. 33«—1939 Cherrolet 4-door Sedan, has new paint, mna well...$675. N;o. 14*—1M1 Chevrolet 2-dnnr Sfdan. beautiful ll|ht blue color, (n excellent operating condition.. .$835. No. 344—1911 Chevrolet Club Coupe, perfect motor, has new 2-tone paint...5895. No. SJ2—1941 Chevrolet 2-door. dark blue color, h»* new paint, motor Is excellent.. .S&95. No. 317—1S4! Cherrolet Z-door. motor In smoo(h-runnln( romlltlon, 2-tone brown color.. .SX95. No. 292—1941 Chevrolet 1',4-Ton Truck wilh bodjr, engine Is In fine shape.. .$595. No. 249—1942 Plymouth 2-dm>r fifHan, h*n new motor, Ro«4^ tookinK maroon color.. .$795. N«. 3r>«— I Ml rlymiHith 2-d«ir. bUrk «l«r. In Irulj eirel- lent condlttea.. .M*>. No. 337—1941 Itodie 2-donr S«4«n, rum well, bat new !• tone paint...M»5. V No. 3S5—1HZ ri;niouth 4-iUor Sedan, a |ood, »«an<i <>r ... J6»S. N» 158—1941 Naih 2-4>«r, »•« fowl p«inl. run" well.,. $69.V" No. 3SJ—1*4* Jeep Pickup, hit 3-whxl *rl»r, In really fl- eelknt coiMiltlon.. .$975. No. 348— 194S l)<vd<f Tower W>|*u. ai Mwn4 » a 4ollar mied 1« kc...$l24X. No. 324—1»» l>wl|le C'MDC, run fine.. .$441.5*. No. 3M—1»M PljMiouth 2-4w 8edan, txeelknl r*n«ltUn for III model...t3»V No. ill—1M» Jeep rkkup wKk 4-wh«l *rlrr.. .HIM. Mo. 217—IMS Chevrolet 2-door Sedan, Stanfanl mooyl, hai new paint...$225. No. 27«—IMt N«ih Ambassador K t-tfmr Sedan, • fin* car...$195. N*. 234—1M* Nub Amb«Mad*r ( 4-donr Sedan, ha> new •K»tor...|7M. . itM tH lim MM. • Lvm •••) M' M«»ra h<l • W, II'. N' *MW». BUTLilt^fUILT C. A. Tant C'on*truction Company Authnrked Dealer for Butler Htcel BilMInt* —Oeneral Oniraetlnt P. O. K«x 11 Phone 194 Blyth«illk, Ark. f 5 -"] \9f Service --- Tfiat't Our MeMof W« apart oo •Sort In plulUUUt an BXTKA «v«rydaj prwcrlpUdli service which mearu Htr* «oo- venlence to TOU etft tnt to «OI on u» at anj time PrMip* d»- llTtry •tnrlc* Fboo* MT, '' : WOODS DRUG STORE 4% HOME LOANS Klhfrl S. Jotinmn Che Kquilahle Life Assurance Society n»wr HI* Etenteia PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Best Prk*r Kirby Drug Stores AMMONIUM NITRATE ! will hnvc m rar here next week f»r k>cal rilntribvlivw. €*• HM If Iwicrmte*]. Paul D. Foster f'hones 3418 or 3153 Btylhevilk, Art RECTAL DISEASES A SPECIALTY DRS. NIES & NIES MM Tjfes Kieept Canrerl Clinic i!4 Main, Bl<rtherUI«, Ark. Pkon* Htl 1919 (Chevrolet Del.uxe 2-door Sedan, has scat covers, white sidewali lire*, a praelkally Brand new far. '> 1948 N*9h "KM" 4-noor Sedan, b^.i all thr aee**s«rle* jtm wjint. In exeelleni *a>cralinf rondlllon, 1917 Xasb Ambassador 5-rax^en|(er Conpe, h»R radio, heater, and wblte sldewall lire*.. .a clean ear. 1919 Dodge Ji-Ton Pickup, brand new. You are protected when you buy a used car at Shelton Motor Co. Every car Is a Select Used Car . . . (h»l means it has been reconditioned and so can be guaranteed. There is no chance nt a car or truck being misrepresented. So when you look around for a K<>ud buy in a used car, come to Shelton Motor Co., where you can be sure. SHELTON MOTOR CO 215 S. 2nd. Phone 4438 I COTTON FARMERS ChearieaN; ^ellnled mien ««d ^| prtdaev m«re e«tt«n per acre. STATI CCBTinCD TABrCTIEe O. * f. t. N». It, p*r M L». B«« , U. * P. L N». II, r«r M Lk. B«f , SUMTllle t B, rer M Lk. BM ... M .., HUaiTlln t c, P«r H M e»« M.W IUw«en «!-«. rtr M Lk. Btt( M.M HaH * Half (Mitred), rer .M Lk. •>( M.M Cher's IM WiH KMtttmml, r«r f* Lk. «u MiM raala, rer M Lk. ••»... , MM finpire. r*r M Lk. •»« M.N Ctmt In mid pkt*c T«» ««4«r «r |«< TMT MM* M BLYTHEVILLE SOY IE AN CORP. H.N and I Ark. '

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