The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 26, 1946 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 26, 1946
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SIX ~"~ BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Laney Discusses Roads Situation Southwest Arkansas Group Fails to Get Construction. Promise. LITTLE' ROCK, Ark., June 25. (UP)—Gov. B<?n Laney today Steadfastly refused to build highways "unless I know that I orm k«l> that promise," In .1 straight-from-thc-shoulder talk, the chief executive exDlalned Ms highway problems to 125 representatives of Pike and clnrk counties requesting pavement of 28 miles of Highway 26 west of Arka- delphin. Boyd Tackett, Nashville attorney, w»s spokesman for 'the group. "I refuse to devi.ile from a 5fm:i'l program ot trealtiiR every section of the Elate alike," the governor said. "You will get the same treatment In your nrea even If I don't get a vote from that section." Laucy told the group he was developing a long-rimec highway program which lie plans to announce soon. Obviously refcrrliiK to charges by J. M. Malone, one of Lancy's opi>o- ncnls in the primaries, he -siild "It has been broueht to my attention that Arkansas' roads were in yoofl condition when I took otlice and that they have collapsed in the 16 months I have been governor." He added that state highways were in ft "deplorable" condition when he look office, and that all maintenance equipment was junk. "I challenge any of you to tell me where I can yet equipment or labor to do the work as well ns tho money to pay for it," Laney said. Between $10,000,000 and $12,000,000 will be spent on Arkansas roads this year, Laney declared. Bacteriological Does Not Hove Hy R. II. SI1ACKFORJ) United Press Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON, June 26. (U.P.) —Bacteriological warfare, which the War Department says It, has developed to n point where It Is more destructive than atomic lx>mbs, hns been outlawed by all tlie major powers of the world except the United Stales for nearly 20 years. Forty-one nations, Including the Soviet Union, nre legally bound NOT to use bacteriological methods of warfnre under n protocol to the Geneva Arms Convention of 1925. The United States rcprescnla- tattvcs signed that protocol, but tlie Senate has never ratified It The protocol Is still "pending" In the Sennle after being submitted 1" 192C by President Ciilvln Cool- Iclgc. The War Department's revelation of |Us progress In bjictcrln weapons, made during testimony on an ap- inoprlatlon bill, coincided with the Soviet Union's demand that the atomic bomb be outlawed by the United Nations. American reaction has been cool to the Russian plan. And tlie Moscow radio called the American Japan Claims MacArthur as 'A Native Son' TOKYO. June 20. (UE>> — Japanese folk lore has a new tale— that Gen. Dout'lns MacArtlmr was born in Japan and his mother probably was Japanese. And In according him that "honor" the Japanese have placed him] in the same plane as another ta- rnous general of TOO years a;o, Genghis Kahn. Many versions of the story of M»cArthur's "birthplace" nre cir- cirtalcd but the most widely told is that the general's father. Gen. Ar- ,thur Mac-Arthur, came to the southern Japanese island of Kyushu with his wife and there Douglas was born. In n variation of that story, J.Inc- Arllvur Is said to be half-Japanese with his mother cither a Japanese princess or a famous geisha, it depends 011 who is telling the story. The reason of course, according to students of Japanese psychnl- o<rj', Is to boost Japanese national pride. If the conqueror of Japan was torn in Japan nib nuinci- bilitv Is leM,H4rd fo ltl?c' ( 1 lint is JUso why Gdngriis Khan is bcllCM d ^.Hokkaldo boy who made Supreme Court Rushes Ruling On Primaries LITTLE ROCK, .Tlllic 2C. (UP) — Another tense 24 hours was in the offing today, as the entire -state awaited the Arkansas Supreme Court's decision regarding the constitutionality of the separate federal primary law. Act 107 of 1945. Tlie high tribunal was expected to give out the verdict at any hour, nftcr adjourning yesterday on a "day-to-day" basis. Tlie next sc.->- slon was booked for 0 o'clock this morning. The supreme court was brought nlo tlie state political picture when flic .stale democratic central committee appealed chancellor Fnmk Dodge's decision that the law was unconstitutional. Suit was first filed [ ).v 4th district congressional candidate Leo Whlttnfccr of Port Smith. n Ilic form of a mandamus action to force the state committee lo place Whlttaxcr's name on the state primary ballot August 13. instead of on the earlier federal ballot. IN MKMORIAM Of my daughter, Mrs. Alice Honey, who left us sad and lonely on July 5th, 1045. How I miss "yon, my riarllnij, Vint some day we will meet again in that haven of rest where there will be no pain or parting. Mother, Mrs. Annie Gamble. Read Courier News Want Ads. xx , | MacArthur Wap born fcj Little 1 rair.. Ark.) Jail, 26, I860 ' • ) Dr. Francisco Castillo Najern, . above, of Mexico, has taken over • the chairmanship of the United . Nations Security Council, now !..- in session in New York. IF IT'S INSURANCE I For Complete Protection • ACCIDENT & HEALTH 1 • HOSPITAIJZATION • HRE • AUTOMOBILE • LIABILITY • BURGLARY • PLATE GLASS •TORNADO • SURETY BONDS • AVIATION , FIRST RATIONAL INSURANCE AGENCY CltAS. Fairgrounds ;.,B.lythcyillc,, Ark, : Two GREAT SHOWS 2:30 p.m. & 8: p.m. Gates Open 1:00 p. m. — (>:()() j>. m . Featuring In Person AVSM GRAND OLD OPRY BILL MONROE and His Blue Grass Boys ROD BRASFIELD "Teller of Tall Talcs'' SPEEDY McNATT World's Champion Fiddler and His Cumberland Mountain ^ Boys 30 Stars 30 of Radio. Stage and Screen GUARANTKKU 1 To be the Biggest and Best Attraction Ever to I'lay Blytheville Buy Advance Tickets NOW Admission Advance Adults —60c Children—30c Adm. at Gate GOc it 90c Fed. Tax Inc. Tickets on Sale at OWENS DRUG STOKE fc'i'CO Piritinr—No Scats Warfare Ban U. S. Approval I'lfln for control of atomic energy an attempt by the U. S. to dominate the world. The United States has been cool to plans for "outlawing" anything ever since Its Ill-fated attempt to outlaw war in the Kellog-Hrland Pact. During world War II the late President Roosevelt morally committed the U. S.TTOT to use poison gas unless It was used first, by the enemy. Both occasions came when he received reports that the Japanese were using or planning to \K« gas. He then reminded the world that "such terrible and inhumane" wenpons had been outlawed "by the general opinion ot civilized mankind." Forty-one other nations have signed and ratified ft paircr placing bacteriological warn fare in Ulc same category as jmlson gus. Potentialities of bacteria warfare were revealed during testimony on the current War Department appropriation bill. M«J. Gen. Alben J. Wiiltt, chief of the army's chemical warfare .service, s»lri "new developments in ch«nlstry urid related fields Indicate potentialities of destructive power that will drnrf the violence of any destructive agents used In World War II." "I feel," he said, "that the only <l>cacc) control is the control of war. Certainly vou ca n not. control lie bacteriological T .capon that cr« I* investigated and worked on in .fulfill laboratories and cellars " Prices to Rise OPA Economists Say in Warning WASHINGTON, June 20. (u.l'J —OPA economists said today tluit, prices of many foods and clothing furniture, automobiles and most tyi»s of consumer goods will I-M- In varying degrees under the compromise OPA extension bill approved by congressional conferees. They estimated thai on clothing and durable goods alone would cost consumers $i . 750,000,000 a year. O!>A officials were encouraged at the decision of the- conferees to reject a proimsnl to end ceilings next month on meat, livestock dally and poultry products. But they still expected price rises us result of the agreement to end Mil food subsidies.-except, on sugar- by- ;ic,xt April 1. WEDNESDAY, JUNK 26, 19-1G BY FRED HARMAN IITTIE BEAVER.' HA\JE FORGET rf.SOlElTE THERE'S NOTf!»N6 to THAT STUFF/ , I WOW1 FAIL YOU B'JT DONTT FORGET I R«K t\\ LIFE TvOICE A DAY, AND A Lime &AT3 LUCK 15 ENOUGH FOR ttF, LAWf SPIELER, Bur ICftrt'l HE.LPBEWS NERVOUS ABOin Aa TH06E KLOrtESJS WHISTLER IS SAD LUCK- fW WONDER Wtirkers at Arsenal Get Salary Increases PINE BLUFF, Ark., June 20. (Ul'l —A general salary Increase, due i<> hikes In the cost of living, will i'ii into effect at the I'lno IJlufr n r- SCJMI on July 1. Civilian employes with salaries below *D30 per year will receive :> 20 per cent Increase In pay. Employes with salaries between $1,008 and $1,770 will receive a flat $'J. r )0 per year IncriiUio, nnd tlio-.e with salaries above $1,770 and up to $10,000 per year will receive an increase o r 14 per cent of their income. Jobless Vets To Form New Coxey's Army CHATTANOOGA, Tom., .June 20. (UP) —li. A. atdphc'iison, claiming' to represent a veterans' group here, said ex-GI'.s in largo .southern clt- { U-s have indicated willingness to (join a inarch on Washington to dc| maud jobs and a bonus. Slephenson said It is planned to form the caravan in Atlanta during the late summer. Demands of his group included a 05-ccnt minimum wage with guaranteed jobs for all veterans and fair employment reijardles.s «n race, creed or color; adequate housing legislation; government lending through federal agenolp.;; extension ami strenglhcniiii; of price cimiro), and ad«|it;ile bonus payments. Heal Spanish Moss Displayed on Main That ghostly looking bit of nature on display in the window at Grader's Store, 1317 West Main isn't artificial, It Is real Spanish moss direct, from southwestern Louisiana, according to J. phli Prcdciy. -who recently joined the department store ns (llspliiyniiiii. Mr. Preddy brought the moss with him from Crowlcy. La., where h c has done similar work for many years. Mrs. Preddy ami their daughter expect to join him here as soon as hoiixiti" accommodations arc available. Radio Service "I'is" Angel ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. J. W. Adams, Mur. I'lionc 2071 ZOG-OS \V. Main "MAKE IT A MILLION r HERE'S TRAVEL, W/\l 11 ADVENTURE FOR I \JU i Going abroad — seeing sights you may never see otherwise — is just one advantage of enlisting in tlie new Regular Army. Over three-quarters of a. million have joined up already. MAKE IT A MILLION! Full facts are at your nearest Army Camp or Post, or U. S. Army Recruiting Station. American Legion Hut Blythcviile, Ark. 4 GOOD JOB FOR YOU U. S. Army CHOOSC THIS FIHC PHOFISSICH NOW! MEAD'S is the Blytheville home of HART SCHAFFNER & MARX fine clothes for men And tic icifl be for years and years and years on end! For whcii_an"cs\abIis]«jrciTri^cJlarl^rJinffiTcr& Marx, with nil their CNpcricncc, craftsmanship, ant! designing experience. Lorn oT a sixty-year heritage in ihc clolliinj; *tmsinc=s, lias such a tremendous public demand and vc deem it an honor to be able fo provide .men wilh those clothes they respect and trust. MEAD'S Remember — If It's for a Man MEAD'S Will Have It .THE^ESTABLISHMENT THAT PRoYlDtS ALL YOLK APPAREL KEEDS FOU BUSINESS-TUAVEL-KECUEATIOX-ADVEXTU .\»-«,,>J,% *n 322 MAIN STREiT

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