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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 13, 1949
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PAOB TWELVE BLYTHEVn,LB (ARI.) COUWEll NXW1 TUESDAY, SEITEMBtR H, l»4t $15,500 Budget Adopted for T Directors Confer On Plan to Expand Recreational Activity Directors of the Blytheville "Y" in a meeting yesterday afternoon adopted a $15,500 budget for 1950 and J. W. Adams, president, announced appointment of a nominating committee to .nibmit names to be voted on for six directors In the annual election in November. The budget is slightly higher than for the current year due to the addition of a -playground supervisory program and expansion of some other phases of the activity program. Actual operating costs this year have been within the budget for 1948 because of the fact that the 'Y' has been without the services of a girls' secretary for several months. Efforts arc being made to fill the position. Activity Report I'resenlcd The sources of income for the 1950 program were outlined as follows yesterday: From Community Fund, $12,100; from concessioits, £1,250; arts and crafts, S100; teams and leagues. $900; memberships and miscellaneous income, $1.150. Yesterday's meeting of the board was the first since June. J.P. Garrott. general secretary of the 'Y', submitted the summer activity report which showed a total of 10.931 contacts, more than half of which were children using the game rooms In the City Hall. The park baseball program Included 31 Junior League games between si xteams with a total of 9-1 players, and 14 games for teams in the Midget league. Full-time supervision of a planned park pragrnm was recommended for the future. New Director Elected The board adopted a resolution expressing appreciation of the services of Junk Thro, board mnmher, who has moved to St. Louis. His resignation was accepted and A. R. Wetenkamp was elected to fill the vacancy. Terms of six board members will expire this year. They are: J.W. Adams, R.S. Stevens, R A. Nelson, Kendall Berry, J.L. G'niin and P.D. Poster. Their auccfforx are to be elected in November for three-year term*. Mr. Adams appointed James Verry, chaii-man, Mrs. Glenn Laticl, Hermon Carlton and James L. Ver- hoetf M board members to serve on th« nominating committee. Eight other members of ttie committee am to be selected from the membership of the "Y". The board voted to defer further •ctivity in the membership campaign until April, 1950, when a general drive will be launched. The fox trot was named alter a New York dancing Instructor. I.AKGE TRANSFOHMKR INSTALLED AT HAYTI— The largest single transformer In the Ark-Mo Power Company's transmission system —a 13,333. KVA unit weighing 52 tons— was energized la-sl Friday when Mayor John SVilkes of Hayti, Mo., pulled the switch connecting Hie transformer with the power company's network of voltage transmission lines. Tile subslation homing the giant transformer Is l<ir-;rted just sain!) of Itaytl. Attending the ceremony were (left lo right j Ark-Mo Treasurer Chas. R. Newcomb, Property Engineer D. 13. Terry, Clue! Engineer Gco. D. Pollock, jr., Haj'li Chief of Police Robert Brooks, Cnmthersville Distrta Engineer Owen Preston, Hsiyti Office Manager Floyd Wooldridgc, Haytl Chamber of Commerce secretary Hither Inman, uaniitirrsvllle District Manager P. o. Gardner. Ark-Mo President James Hill, Jr., Substation Construction Superintendent R. A. Gary and Mayor Wilkc.1. SOIL TESTS Continued from Page 1. potash were low, west of the lake. Five 12 medium, nnd seven high in potash content cast of the lake and of those west of the Inko, 23 were low, 30 medium and seven high in potash content. Jn the calcium analysis there also was a marked difference in the two areas. In those cnst of the lake, none were low, only one medium and 23 v/ere high in calcium content. West of the lake of the 130 farms tested, 17 -Acre low. 49 medium nnd 02 high in calcium content. Ailri I'olash In regard to Die potash deficiency it was pointed out thnt unlike the other 1 two deficiencies, it could not be corrected by uny menus except the addition of commercial jjotusli. This deficiency is prinninly irr the Wanilii-Leiichville urea, where of all the soil Icsts miiitc only one particular new ground farm (cleared within the past seven years) in the Milligan Ridge vicinity did not lest from low lo very low irr potash, nitrogen and organic matter. In connection witlr the soil analysis, on which the committee is basing improved farm plans. Hie group recommended a concentrated educational program on the proper use of fertilizers. The iirinip suggests field demonstrations us the greatest' trachcr nnd other tcnchinij lliroiiiih news- Trial Run of '50 Elections Begins Senate Races Hold Limelight in Two Eastern States WASHINGTON. Sept, 13. OP,—A trial run of the 1950 Congressional campaign gets underway with (1) voting today In a special election In Pennsylvania and (2) (he official designation of Senatorial candidates In New York Thursday. In what Is regarded as an Indicator of trends, voters in Pennsylvania's 26th Congressional district are picking a successor lo flep. Robert L. Ciffey. Jr., war hero killed In a plane crash last spring. Their choice lies between CoL'ey's mother, Mrs. Ethel Coffey, a Democrat, and Jnhn P. Saylor. Republican, a war veteran and Johnstown lawyer. Involved is a strategy hatllf tbal may Influence the pattern of next year's fislit for control of Congress Democrats nte frying to \veM labor and farm votes, bearing cio\vn heav- on repral of the Tart-Hartley Republicans: are attacking Miry call the Truman administration's drift toward the "sociat- welfare state." New York State's preview of nexi year's c.imimi»n gets undcrwaj •.vith the designation of rnnjor purtj candidates in 104!)'s only spcria Sfjmtt- race. Democrats will ratify Thursday their choice nf former' Gov. Worker Electrocuted JONKSliORO. Sept. 13. (/?',— Wil- . liarn Herman Lackey. 22, of near' 11 '- I.flnrum for' Senator, with the Jonesboro, was electrocuted thi.s | liberal jmi-tv adding its mmiinruion. morning when he touched a drag- line machine which was in contact with a high voluiue puwer line. The Accident Victim's Condition Shows But Little Change The condition of Alfred Grl»g« of Fulton, Miss., who lost his right leg In a traffic accident three miles south of Blytheville on Highway 61 Thursday night, was reported as "improved" by attendants at Walls Hospital this morning. Grlggs told officers that he was Injured when he was pushed from a moving automobile after he had hitched a. ride In Blytheville to the home of a sister near Dogwood Ridge. Officers quoted him as say- Ing that he was pushed from the moving car when he told the unidentified driver where he wanted out. The sheriffs' office Is Investigating. Attendants at Blytheville Hospital said this morning that the two persons Injured .Thursday night In the accident on Highway 18 that claimed the life of Mrs. A. C. Mitchell of Walnut Ridge, have been discharged. Miss Pauline Mitchell, daughter of the dead woman, was dismissed Sunday, attendants said and Ted Smith, another passenger In the car. was dismissed yessterday. Both suffered multiple cuts about the face and bodv and shock. accident occurred near 1 Cash on a farm owned by I.ce Wilson. paper and radio mrvirmtuion, and the cooperation of veterans and vocational teachers arid extension service. The committee has planned fertilizer demonstrations in all communities. with n lew of the rowx left untreated, seen easily. so results can be IHscusserl In a discussion of land leveling., U'hic-h the committee members a])- | Lehman, pnrcntly believed to be needed in i I-elnnnu will run as a strong supporter of President. Truman's domestic rtrn! foreign policies. The same dny, (he Republicans will pick John Foster Dulles, now serving as Senator hv appointment of Gov. Tlmmns B Desvey. to lead a camoaifin that will be? direclctt primarily nt the President's domestic proposals. Henry A. Wallace nmle his expected decision ycstcnlav not to rim or] the American Labor Party slntc. Rem'blrrans hnd honed thnf the former vice president would make the race, and thereby lake snme democratic votes away from many nroas, they said that three forms had undertaken leveling on a large' sc.-ile and were invilin ( ; spectators. Lee Wesson »t Victoria, using a large leveling machine pulled by n caterpillar tractor, hns leveled 350 acres; A. J. Lewis on the Lowden plantation south of Dell, and Pete Mlnyard. north of Calumet, have leveling projects underway. This Trip Unnecessary, Harried Farm Discovers Belatedly Harried bv the thoughts of a tour of South Mtaisslpiii County farms in whal .seemed an inevitable dnwn- nour today. Assistant County Aacnt , E B. Chandler made a mad dash Vnnce Dixon. a commitlee mr>m- | home for his forgotten raincoat e:irlv this morning. About three blocks from his office, he vov.'ed to remove the un- r comfortable object on which he wc.s miles, and Mr. Dlxon pointed out i silt in?, "just as soon as I get out that many of lire ditches In this of tlris traffic". ber. repelled orr irrigation 'demonstration at Marianna last motilh. when- mcisl of the interest was centered on Hie movable alnnmnnn Slaying Suspect Freed Under $5,000 Bond JONESROHO. Sept. 13. <AP) — Morris Hannah, dmrged with first degree rnuviler in the death of J. B. Turner near here Sunday night, \vas released today on bond of $5,- XX) after a haveas corpus hearing aefore Circuit Jud^e Charles Light. Meanwhile, Coroner W.C. Craig said Turner died of a cerebral hemorrhage which was caused by a blow :o the head. Officers said Turner died after a fist fight with Hannah Sunday night. HAPPV I'AIR—Vice-Presiderrl Alben W. Barkley and Mrs. Carle ton S. Hadley, 37-year-old widow, chat happily as they dance at Starlight Roof of Hotel Chase in St. Louis, Mo. After photo was made the couple left the floor. Bardley said, "I have asked that there be no pictures taken while we are dancing." They returned 10 the dance floor alter photographers agreed to lake no more pictures. <AP Wire-photo). Firemen Called to Cafe A short circuit In the wiring of electric sign at the Delta Cafe on South Division Street, was the cause of a fire alarm last night. No damage resulted. Great Britain produced 14.877.000 tons of steel in 1919. almost tripling its 1931 output. rific yank . . . tearing a sizeable hunk from his plastic raincoat. $200,000 Blaze Razes Atlantic City Pier ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., Sept. 13. in>>— A $200.000 fire ripped through 1 300 feet of the famed Million Dollar Pier early today. The well-known landmark, which juts 1.900 feet into the ocean on the downtown section of the boardwalk, caught fire about 4:30 a.m. A northeast wind blew roaring flames down the beach away from boarthvalk hotels. The pier's huge ballroom, near the shore end. was gutted completely. Twisted roof girders fell into the blaze. Fire chief Rex Farley set the damage estimate at $200,000. The long pleasure palace was closed on Labor Day for the winter. No one was injured. New German President Urges European Unity BAD GODE6BERG. Germany, Sept. 13—i.-Vj—Theodor Heuss, West Germany's new president, told Western allied represenatrves today "it is the sincere wish of the German people to merge into great European community." Huess made the remark at the rccepiion he gave for the American British and French high commissioners and 200 officials of the federal republic. '[' h e American, British a n < French high commissioners the first to be received by the virile-haired president. State Education Board Approves T45 School Loans LITTLE ROCK, Sept. U. (*•) — Applications of 145 school district! for authority to borrow $12,125,240 were approved by the state board of education here yesterday. More than »11,500,000 of fh» mount will be spent for new construction and the remainder for refunding current bond Issues. The board also authorized a common school fund apportionment oT $8 per student and approved Arkansas Polytechnic College. Russellville, and the Arkansas A, M. and N College for Negroes at Pine Bluff as institutions for teaching of counselors. 'Toy' Pistol Turns Out To Be Real Weapon; Girl Suffers Minor Woun Walter Hunt. Inventor of the safety pin, sold all right to his invention tor £400 In 1849. "toy" gun. which turned o!f c to be real, slightly wounded Janie Parks, 17, of Jacksonville. Ark but she was dismissed from Walls "Hospital In Blytheville yesterday and returned to Osccola, where she Is recuperating. Miss Parks was visiting with * friend, Tommy Johnson. 18. of Luxora, at the home of Leroy Ellison m Osceoln, Friday, where young Johnson spotted the "cap" pistol and pulled the trigger. Unlike most "cap" pistols this one contained bullets, one of which creased the neck of Miss Parks Deputy Sheriff Edgar Young said that the boy is now convinced that "toys or otherwise" guns should be treated with respect. Explosion of Big Still Does $500,000 Damage PEORIA. I!!.. Sept. 13-fVJV-A rn '? ,, Explosl °» »' * six-stcrv still at the Hiram Walker and Son Inc.. distillery plant early today caused damage estimated by company officials at $500.000. Tlie cause of the blast was not immediately determined. In critical condition al st Frances hospital are Louis Schrader. 33. of Peoria. and Oliver Thomas 32 of Washington, ill., both still workers. With • their clothing torn from I their charred bodies, the two mA slaggered out of the still biirldin,?V Into the arms of firemen. Their bodies were burned by steam. Nitie other men—some at work on the top floor—reached safety. vicinity hnd waler standing the year around thnl could lie used for rigation. He fought traffic to within a block of his house, utid tiren he reached for the object with a ter- YOUR DOLLARS GO FARTHER • . . and so will you in this big rugged Dodge! You could pay a thousand dollars more and still not get all the extra roominess. . . ease of handling . . . famous dependability of Dodge! H rjERF/S f\ua value . . . extra value >oti tan see nnd icd. Von see ihc cxiia cumfoit in the ivitlcr, longer, higher fnici tots thin give ic;il ilrcTch-oui loomincss lor ;iH. Yon feel ihe cxira Uuill th;ii toinrs from ihe neK "Cct-Auay" engine . . . Mcppcd tip in poivcr and squccv.iug cxti.i miles /torn every t.inktul of And with it .ill the pio\ed Miiooitmcss oE Dodge gyrol Fluid Olive to take the jctks and johs out ol stop jud^o tniHic. Von S el .ill ilnX phis ihr l)iul»c d'ficmiabttHy ( mc-im* lony <.ir lile. low-tost upkeep, high re y,i]e, Your go farther when )ou buy Dodge! See umr Dodge dealer now. HOUYWOOD, CAl.— "Al last a car thai makes it rasy for it woman (o step in and oul of gracefully! That's my new Hodge!** —Mitt K. Roberto WMiomien, 44JT ttmfion Av*. a MORE FOR YOUR MONEY I More MORI (OR YOUR MONEY! I.KR- MORI FOR YOU* MONEY! Mor« hra.l inoin . . . 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Sure, wartime shortages held expansion back in some places, but there arc .still a few people who don't have electricity. Sooo — "Tear it all down and start something else! Put the ferivvnesj-managed electric companies oul of business, and let ihe government lake over." Does lhal make sense? Just about as much a« the theory (hat you need to blow lip a house to put on a bigger porch. The American way is a good way of life —the best in ihe world. It can be made better —by building it ,,p, not tearing it down. Ask your. friends and neighbors how they feel abont thw creeping Socialism, and government e.iilering into business llirongh unfair competition with its own citizens. "MEET (ORl.ISS ARCHER" for delishtful comedy. (BS—Sundays—8 P. M., Cenlril Time. BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO Broadway and Chickacawba Ark-Mo Power Co.

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