The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 5, 1953 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 5, 1953
Page 7
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THURSEAT, FEB. 5, 1953 Pre-Marital Blood Tests Bill Passed By Arkansas House E1.YTHEV1LLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS . . By I.KON- HATCH LITTLE nOCK Uft — A bill for compulsory pre-marltal Wood tesls In Arkansas passed the House yesterday afternoon. It was the first step toward enactment of a proposal which has unsuccessfully been brought up in virtually every legislative session for the last 20 years or more. Veteran members said' Itidy believed it was the first time the House — possibily either house — had passed such a measure. Vote on the measure was 03 to 26. . nly three representatives spoke on the matter after the author, Rep. Jim Coates Jr. of Pulaski County, had obtained a limitation of debate: Coales and Harry Colay of Columbia for the bill, and" James R. Campbell of Garland afniust it. The bill would require applicants for marriage licenses lo file a physician's certificate that they had undergone, a physical examination, including n blood lest within the previous 30 days and were found Iree from communicable syphilis. Without the certificate, no marriage license would be issued. , Both Coales'and Colay, the latter of whom spoke only one minute, based their pleas on lhe welfare of yet unborn children. Will Find Other Diseases Coates, a 26-year-old Little Hock insurance broker who Is serving his second term in the House, said he first became deeply conscious of the need for every possible safeguard against syphilis when he saw the plight of children at State Hospital who had the disease at birth. Replying lo a question, Coates said that while the bill was aimed primarily at syphilis the required examination would disclose other, communicable diseases — both venereal and nonvenereal. Coates conceded that his bill •"certainly won't slop syphilis, but it's one thing we can do. to help cut down on it's spread."' Campbell said his opposition was based on the fact that persons of cerlain religious sects which believe in 'healing by faith only. Campbell, who is not a member of any of the objecting sects, said "no health program should be al' lowed to take precedence over religious freedom." ' Colay replied to Campbell with the assertion that "a blood test •f'i »** *, was absolutely ho bearing on man's worship of God." "A person found infected with syphilis isn't even required under the bill to take treatment,'" Colay added, "but he can't get a marriage license as long us he ha the disease." New Combat-Boot To Be Tested WASHING'TON OF) — The Army will soon test In Korea an Improved combat boot. As described yesterday by the Quartermaster Corps, the boot employs cellular synthetic rubber, Impervious to water, in Its insulating layers instead of the wool fleece and felt built into the boots now \ise. The Army said preliminary tests showed distinct advantages in the new boot for wear under cold-wet conditions. Tire new footgear, weighing five • pounds a pair, i& 10 ner cent lighter than the present boot. Steve Hannegah Dies Suddenly NAIROBI, Kenya (,T>,— Steve Han- nngan. the press agent who put the bathing beauty on America's front pages, died of a heart attack in a hotel here today. He had arrived in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday. Born in Lafayette. Ind., 53 years ago. Hannagan at an early age became one of America's most colorful and famous publicity experts—the popularlzcr of Miami Beach. Sun Valley and the Indianapolis Speedway. Among his clients, he numbered also a host, of large industrial organizations, sports and entertainment figures. Chasers' Field Day TOKYO (flv-Japanese who dearly love to chase fire engines, had a picnic in the 24 hours ended al dawn today. In all, 258 engines raced to 28 fires—a 1953 record. ,/•,*, "N '- *«j V ~rC,l ~y*~' 1 >< -. « '•&. - HITCH-HIKING CRANDMA-Mrs. Kern Woods, of Escondido C-ahi arrives in Boston, Mass., via (he hitch-hike roule The 55- 1 i?T° 5 TV "' ', and grandmother of nearly twice that many, • swes the hand signal which lias broughl rides for herseli and baggage throughou! the United Slates, Alaska and Canada She hones to reach Hawaii before the end of the year. Farmers To Be Sure, Order Your Fertilizer NOW. Jrote of Soda 16% Nitrogen jhate of Ammonia 21% Nitro- famoncal 20i%.Nitrogen luriate of Potash 50% or 60% [Superphosphate Mix Fertilizer-All Analysis For Immediate or Future Delivery In Sack- Ton- or Carload Lots Farmers Soybean Corp. PH819I Blytheville N. Broadway ?AGE SEVEN and his father, John at upper had to which u-as exiting for a supdr'-Wghwav ^ e.ived an. compensator. tA fn .,^ eonard n ere nLe^Th ' . an, In front ot shovel bucket, "" P 1' h <" lhe "^th-mover Sheriff's Deputy, Age Five, Takes Job Seriously ALZUQUERQUE. N. M. UP, — To oblige a fellow officer, Sheirff Harold Illlbbell made 3-year-old Prank Du Bois a deputy. Frankie got a real deputy's badge. Huubell signed but (don't tell lhe boy) didn't notarize the commission. The child's harassed mother complained: "He's taking it too serious^ ly. Las(. nieht, after school we found him directing traffic." Home-Grown Plan To Be Given Test MANILA t/P,— A plane made of bamboo and wood — the first of its kind built entirely of Philippine material — will undergo tests soon, Antonio j. de Leon, aeronautical engineer who designed the craft, says the project was undertaken to determine whether aircraft bodies "ould be manufactured in the Phll- Williamsburg May Yet See Ike on Tours : WASHINGTON <iP, — The yacht Williamsburg may yet ride out the change in administration. President Truman often took to the Williamsburg for vacations and week ends. However, President Eisenhower leans more to fishing and golf for relaxation. The first word was that the Wll- liamsburg's days as a presidential yacht were ended. Now, however. people around Eisenhower say he is being reminded of how successful were his top-level conferences aboard the cruiser Helena coming back from Korea last Dece'mber Talks aboard the Williamsburg they say, might work Just as well The Williamsburg Is now In the Norfolk Navy Yard pending a decision. Ippines without imported material. The Philippines Air Force and the In titute of Science and Technology I have joined in the project. TODAYS B!G NEWS ABOUT IARLY TIMES - EVERY OUNCl A MAN'S WHISKY I I NOkf-AM&VCA'S *^ LEADING- PREMIUM | STRAIGHT. WHISKY f * YOU, TOO, WILL PREFER KENTUCKY STRAIGHT BOUBBON WHISKf *I*«IT TIMIS OUTSUU All STKAIGHT WMISKIIS Al OK A»OVI 175 m« WRIT TIMES DISTILLERY COMPANY, LOUISVILLE I; KY. Attention, Farmers! ARE YOU INTERESTED IN A GOOD TRADE? If you have cotton seed thai you Jiavc saved for planlln,- purposes and have not had them dcllnUd or Irealed, we will Irarie you hljh gcrminallon n * m, 15 seed *e«nd year from lhe Experiment Slallon, dclinled, cleaned, Ccresan treated, and in new bags, for your secrl and S30.00 per ton F.O.B. Armortl, Ark. When you figure yrA, r seed will !„«. 10% or more in wcikh( the «l« charge , or Atnn}tng and ^^ ^ ^ ^ ^ not know whal gcrmlnalldn you have, our proposition should be allraclive to you. You bring your secrl lo us and Me ours home, no delay, and your seed worries are over for the year Thert U no waiting or coming; back to nick up your seed We reserve the rijhl to refuse any. Kc d we Ihink , rc ' barf so don t bring: bail seed. This offer Is jjood as long as our wed last. ARMOREL PLANTING CO. Welcome Home Dinner Planned For Trumans , INDEPENDENCE. Mo. (flV-FL. mer President Harry S. Truman. Nrs. Truman and Ihelr daughter Margaret will be honored'by their home town tonight at a welcoine home dinner. The dinner will be n homey affair— tote to eat and few speeches. Fifty-five cooks, sulnd makers and bakers and 60 servers will lake care of 650 diners in the dining room of the Church of the Reorganized letter Day Saints. Turkey—700 pounds of ft^tops the menu. TV REPAIR ,Neil Ross; Trained Radio & TV Technician Graduate has opened a shop In Blytheville. For TV or Radio Repair ... Call 3816 for Prompt Service. Reds' Income Report Is Defined WASHINGTON (IP, — Alty. Gen. Di'ownell lias defined what income American Communist groups would have to report it the Jusllcc Department is able to force their registration as foreign-dominated In effect, the definition Includes help from fellow trnvelers. A hearing pnnel of the subversive Activities Control Board has ruled that Russia dominates Hie American Reds. However, a final decision has not' yet been reached In the lensthly proceeding. Brownell yesterday said lhe rjom- inmilst party and Us front organizations would have to report "all moneys and other things of value received by (he registrant from rents, sales, bazaars, benefits socials, parties, entertainments gifts donations contributions, subscriptions, subsidies, Icgaclus. sranls or funds held in trust for the bene/it of the registrant. NOTICE AND" WHINING ORDEK Notice is hereby given thul Mrs Mary E. Molctt has tiled in the Office of lhe Clerk of the Chanceiy Court of the Chickasmvba District of Mississippi County. Arkansas a petition to confirm and quiet In her the title to the following lands In lhe Chlckasawbs District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, lo-wit: Lot 1. Block I of Nelson's Second Addition to the Town of Leachvllle. Arkansas. The defendants, , Mrs Ruby Brewer, Mrs. Lexle Shlpp and all other persons claiming said lands or any interest therein, are hereby notified and warned to appear in said court on fine first day of its regular February term, ana lo show cause, why the title to saitl lands should not DC confirmed in said Mary E Molett. On failure of the defendants to appear In said court and to answer plaintiff's complaint, said complnint will he taken ns confessed. This notice mid warning order Is lo be • published six consecutive weeks. Witness my hand as Clerk of said court and the seal thereof this 31sl day of December, 1952. Harvey Morris, Clerk By Lavcrne Ball. D. 0. Reid and Roy, attys. tor ptf. James Gardner, ally, ad litcm. l|l-8-15-22-29-2j5 Highest Prices Paid for Scrap Iron, Tin and Wire. Hester's Coal Yard j. 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