The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 18, 1949 · Page 7
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 18. !949 KLI IHtVll.LE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS fAGB SEVEN Avalanche of Gifts Nothing New For President of United States; But Some Get Bulk'of. Publicity By Ernest B. Vatcaro WASHINGTON, Aug. 18. Wi—Gifts for the White HOUM? They conic by th-5 thousands every year, and always have. The home freezer presented to Mrs. Harry S. Truman in 1945 hu had more publicity than most sucli gifts received, because It was linked with the current capitol hill investigation of five percenters But actually it's only one of tens of thousands of pi'esenU th» ni ve poured in on the Trumans since they moved into the executive ' A £w^ ^^"l^^ 29 Arkantan$ Killed On Highway* in July LITTLE ROCK, Aug. 18. (/?>>— Twenty-nine persona were killed in traffic accidents in Arkansas last mouth, compared to M In July, 1948. Slate Police Director Herman Und sey reported yesterday. One hundred ninety others were Injured last month. During the first seven months of this year 107 persons were killed In Arkansas traffic accidents; for tile s»m« period last year Ihe total was 223. Blue Eyed Salty Must Wait to Walk Until Stolen Brace is Recovered mansion. For example, gifts from friends and admirers have made President Truman probably the best hatted man in the United States. The gif*. hats - ange in retail value up to $2CQ, They include ten gallon westerners, board-brimmed Panamas, high silk formats, pith helmets, long billed sports caps— and -vert feathered vaicties given to him by Indians. \ Americans have been following I lie custom of sending Rifts to presidents for more years than anyone can rcmemeber. Cannot Keep Foreign Girts Those sent by other nation;— and they include many of (he more vc 1''able ones, liko diamond studded daggers and priceless paint- ! iUE*s—the Prcsient- cannot keep because the constitution forbids him to accent gifts from foreign pov- cnjnient5. This government keep? them. The $5,000 bowling alley he received as a birthday present .n 1946 from old friends in Missouri •will remain in the White House, like the swirmnins pnol that was ph'cn to the late President Franklin D. Roosevelt IVie horseshoe - pitching court just outside Mr. Truman's office window Is another gift that will serve future presidents. Lots of gifts, however, are strictly personal. Like the hats and upward of l.OOOs neckties—u'ith how MILLIONS OF PERSONS MILLIONS Of PERSONS 1895, according to the Encyclopedia Britannic*. When Ice Is frozen without being agitated, I* usually Is cloudy ir whit*. DETROIT, Aug. 18. Wj—Sally's blue eyes were aglow with excitement. For the first lime in her seven young years she would be able to walk like other children. A nerve injury at birth Mad caused spactic paralysis. But surgeons after a series of operations on her shriveled right leg believed she would be able to walk. Tuesday was to have been the big day. The itchy plaster cast would be removed from her leg, and she would walk with a brace. On Monday her father. Edward J. Porrett. picked up the brace from the orthopedic shop of Grace Hospital. It had been fitted to a specially made shoe. He left the wrapped-up bra™ in his car when he went to his Job at an electric company. Upon returning to the parked car to go home, he discovered the mace was miss- Ing—It had been stolen. "It's made to order and It will lake us weeks to get another one," the father said sorrowfully. "Poor little Sally will have to stay in her cast." Sally had a haid time ftglillivt back the tears. But she was brave. She asked her mother: "When 1 get the new lee brace, Mommy, can I ride that new tricycle you and Daddy promised me? " 931-Mile Pipe Line Carrying Oil to Be Laid An average mile of natural ga£ pipeline costs about J100.000. the average hive. KANSAS CITY, Aug. 18. MV-A $31,500.000 construction program. Including 931 miles of 12-inch line along existing routes from Ponca City, Okla., to Minneapolis, w»s announced yesterday by the Breat Lakes Pi[je Line Company. 'llic construction program follows a private sale last month of $55,000,,000 ot 20-year sinking fund dcben- ! lures. Great Lakes operates »s a common carrier of refined iwtroleum products from Oklahoma and Kansas refineries to 14 delivery terminals In Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, North Dakota, Iowa, Mill-' iiesola and Illinois. Harry Morclmid, president of the company, said tlie protect Included construction of 931 miles of 12-Inch line along present routes from Ponca City and Tulsa through Kansas Oily, Kas., DCS Muliws and Mason City, la., to Minneaiiolis and from Kansas City to Omaha. A 45-mile 8-inch Hue will be laid Irom Gushing, Okla.. through Drum- wrighl, Okla., to Tulsa. Twelve pump stations and six delivery terminals nlso wiil be enlarged. The first section ol the 12-inch line will be laid between Oes Mulues and Minneapolis. It is expected to be completed by Dec. 15. Present lines have a cnpiidty larger Ihun those from Des Moines to Minneapolis and completion of that sec- lion will increase capacity 200,000 barrels a month to Minneapolis. Harmony a la Toteaninl Rescues Befuddled Cop CHICAGO —<XPj— Un« of automobiles wer e snarled In a rush hour jam at the edge of the loop. Impatient drivers kept blowing their horns. The traffic cop at the corner was almost—but not quite—at Ills wit's end. He blew hit whistle, raised his hand a la Toscanlnl and bellowed above Ihe din: "Let's try It again. All together now in the key of C." ATHLETES FOOT GERM HOW TO KILL IT. IN ONE HOUR, IF NOT PLEASED, rxn- Me Wck. Aik «nx iiutfUt r.r thli STRONG Euntlcid*. T-4-L. M*<U witfc M »•«•** • Uohol, 11 PENETRATES. R«ftck» u4 kiiu MORI; i*r_ i», lir . Read Courier News Want Adr KIKBV DRUG STOKES M M J S H 1 M M I li N BUREAU Of CENSUS OATA UNEMPLOYMENT- Joblessness !:as increased sharply linct last fall In June this yeai it wai 3,300.000. 01 highe. by 1,600,000 than & yen/ ago Part of the steep nsfc in May and June was caused by influx of thousands ot graduates seeking jobs July figure is slightly over 4,000,000 Average hours of work also have declined. dajshcry partner, looking for tome white shirts, size IS ^'with 33-Inch sleeves. .. „.. Jacobson was fresh out at the He's predominating — shirts, socks, time, and newsmen reported that and even suits. From the day Mr. Truman took over at the White House, people have called regularly bringing ;n sifts. Some times a delegation will for their papers. More than 230 shirts came in from all parts of the country. The President had to plead with the press to halt the avalanche. Mem bring a turkey, or a salmon from I bcrs of his staff benefitted by the the Pacific Northwest, fresh caught j bonanza. mountain trout, a crate pi straw- S berries, a record-weight water-' melon or a bo>: of chocolate candy. Enough to Fill Warehouse ? One man in daily contact with the President said all these gifts had to be catalogued when the Truman's moved out of the White House .so It could be repaired. "There must be (enough to fill a warehouse," he said. One of the presents Mr. Truman can't keep is an almost priceless painting of Benjamin Franklin presented him on behalf of the French government. r But he can keep enough shirts | to last him a lifetime, as a result | of a trip he made to Kansas C^'.y f a few years ago during ;.,th,e shirt • shortage. - i < He went around to the shop of Eddie Jacobson, his former haber-1 BACKACHE, LEG PAINS MAY BE DANGER SIGN Of Tired Kidneys 1 When disorder of lotlrver function pmnH* poisonous mailer in remain in your Uood, it may cause naefiin? backache, rheumxtic pains, leg pajna, loss of pep and energy, Z*t- tinr uu nishis, swelling, puffiness und«r the eyes, headaches ant! dizziness. Frequent or scanty passages with smarting and turning Eometimes shows there is something wrons •with your kidneys or bladder. Don't wait! A$k your druggist {OT DoanV Pills, a iUmulant diuretic, used successful [;• ty millions Jor over 50 yens. 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