The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 22, 1951 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, October 22, 1951
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PAGE TWO (ARK.) COURIER NEWS State Taxes Skyrocket Along with Federal Bite BY THE ASSOCIATED I'KKSS * — State taxes skyrocketed In 1951. During the year lawmakers in 24 states put the bit* on (he public for more than t350.000.000 In new levies, and more nre to come. Taxpayers In Pennsylvania. Missouri and Massachusetts still are wailing to learn their /at«. The three legislatures lire bogged down in tax programs. Pennsylvania's budget for (he 1851-53 blcnnlum Is 1120,000,000 !n Ihe red. Missouri has bills pending that would provide another $16,000.000 for highways. Most of the new revenues will be collected from (he time-worn favorites—taxes on sales, gasoline, cigarettes, corporations and trucks. Here are some of the facts on new state taxes as reported in an Associated Press national survey: Georgia topped all Ihe states In levying new taxes in 1051. passing H new three per cent sales tax expected to yield SIOO.000,000 a year for a net annual rcvcmi? gain of S70.000.000. Emergenr.r (-axes passed in 1940 and yielding (30,000.000 were repealed. Wisconsin cizt ils Income taxes about, SIO.000,000 by eliminating a 25 per cent surtax enacted In 1919. and stands to lose about, SCOO.OOO a year by cutting out a three per cent tax on Wisconsin eortwration dividends paid to out-of-slalers. Maine's new I wo per cent retail falcs and use tax became eflective July I. South Carolina inaugurated a three per cent general sales and use tax on July 1. Alabama increased Ks sales tax from two to three per cent, effect, - ive Oct. 1. The revenue, estimated at t20.000.000. will go for schools. The whopping }49, 000.000 Increase In Michigan revenues will comr from a new gas tax yielding about J30.000.000. a $4.000,000 Increase In truck license fees, and n $15,000.000 rise in the state corporation privilege tax. The principal new revenue raising measure voted In Texas will yield about «8,MO.OOO. It levies a tax at the rate of four and one half mills per 1,000 cubic feet on natural . lines. , gathered into transmission Illinois upped its gasoline lax from three to four cents a gallon on. Aug. 1, and the levy will rise to five cents Jan. 1. Among the states Increasing cigarette taxes were West Virginia, up three cents to four cents: Arkansas, Up two cent* to six cents; Wyoming, Up two cent*: Tennessee, up two cents to five cents; North Dakota, up one cent: Oregon up two cents. States in which no new Important revenue raising measures were en• cUsd or >r« pending this year include K»ns*», lowm »nd Nebraska. Blytheville Soldier Gets Praise for Accident Aid Cpl. Joe N. Davis of the Army medical corps, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Davl s of nt. 1, Blythev.lle, has been commended by Camp Carson official.? for Hilling s Denver woman after an Occident near Devil's Head in pike's Peak National Forest recently. Cpl. Davis and another soldier tountl the woman with a fractured leg In a fall down the mountain (mil. They spitted the let. treated the fracture and assisted in removing her from the mountain, Vaughon Attacks Attackers in Magazine Story WASHINGTON, Oct. It. UP) _ MaJ. Oen. Harry H. Vaughn today said: "It I* sometimes easier to die lor your country than to live for It nnrler the attacks of the character njjassln, and I speak from no mean amount of experience »long those lines." President Truman's military aide. » central Ifgure In the sensational congressional "five percenter" Investigation of 1849. teert off at. his critics, and thnse of the adminlstrn- tion. in a magazine interview titled "Ethics In Government." . The copyrighted article pub- c^ pu- lished In the u. S. News and World Report New Mexico has nine o! the 176 units of the National Park System. I.ANA'S LKGS COME INTO VIEW—You have the word ot a breathless Hollywood pre.-is ;u:etH that this picture of Lann Turner is rloubly important. Not only dr;es it Rive a rnre new of her letis as she's costumed for a scene in "The Merry widow," hut she's wearinR a corset, that shows off her 21-Inch waist. So there! (A!" Wlrcphoto) Boy Kills Brother Tith Police Gun Fire* Father's Pistol During Shooting Scene In Cowboy Mori« I-OR ANOEI.FS. Oct. 22. i/r>--Po- lire officer Andrew J. Harqnrl. 32. was attending a western movie nt - tltive-ln IhP.iler with his rmnlly. The roar ol the cowboy-actors' Kims was dcafenlnR. Siidrtenly Racquet's wife Ftumblcci from the rear seat moaning; "The baby's dead— I'm hurt." Hneqiiefs ,1-venr-oM son. Ronald, hart climbed back Into the rear seat of Ihe car nnd found his father's Kfrrirs revolver. Halaine It In both hands, he pulled the trlrecr. The bullet nassetl through tlie neck of Ills 4-rnoiuh-nld brother Mark and lodfied in his mnther'j iibdomen. The n.iby was dead on arrival at A ho|>s!tal. Mrs. nacq.nct was in critical condition. nacq.uct lotil [eilow officers early yeslerdny that he had been sluing In the front seat wllh Rnnald. His wife was In the rear holding Die bah.v In her arms. Absorbed In the drama on (he screen, the parents dirt not notice Ronald climb to the rear. snid he had placed the l?m> In Its holster on (he floor of the rear seat for safekeeping. The first he knew of Ihe shoollnif, he said, was when his wife stumbled fro mthe car. The noise of the movie sun/ire hod drowned out the sound of the shot In the car. I.os Angeles police officers are required to be armed even when off duty. Racquet snlrt he hnrt always ' taken extra safety measures with his gun because of the children. "Yon take all tht'se precautions." he said, "and then It happens. All voiir plans for your child go out the window." NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby pivcn that the undersigned as Commissioner In Chancery, pursuant to Ihe Derretnl Order of the Chancery Court for the Chlckasawba District of Mississippi County. Arkansas, rendered on September 24. 1051, In cause No I17M wherein n. p. Taylor. Trustee, ft, al. were plaintiffs and C. A. Turner et ol. were defendants, will offer for sale at public: auction Ui the hiphesl dnd best bidder upon a credit of three months at Ihe South door of the Courthouse in Blytheville. Arkansas, on the 7th day of November. 1951, between Ihe hours of 9:00 o'clock In the morning and 3:00 o'clock in the afternoon, the following described lands: All of Lot Number Twelve fl2> in Block Five (5> of the David Acre.s Subdivision to the City of Blytheville. Arkansas, as shown by recorded plat of said Subdivision. The purchaser. If nfher (hart plaintiff, will be required to execute note or bond wiih Bcod and approved surety on the dale o( His- sale. Given mirier my hand and seal on this !5th day of October. 1051. Harvey Morris, Clerk and Commissionpr 10 15-22-29 NOTICE OF SAI.K Notice Is hereby given lhat the undersipncrt ns Commissioner In Chancery, pursuant, to the Decretal Order of the chancery Court lor the Chlckasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, rendered on Seplprnber 24. 1051. In cause No. 11766 wherein D. F. Taylor. Trustee, et al. were plaintiffs and Troia G. Shumnlc et al. were defendants, will offer for sale nt public auction to the highest and best bidder upon a credit of three monihs at the South door of the Courthouse in niylhe- vllle, Arkansas, on tile Tin day ol November, ID51. between the hours of fl:00 o'clock In the morning and 3.00 o'clock In the nrternoon, the following described lands: All of Lot Number Fifteen US) In Bnclk Five (5) of the David Acres Subdivision to the city of Rlytlievllle. Arkansas, as shown by recorded plat of said Subdivision. The purchaser, If other than plaintiff, wllf be required to execute i note or bond with good and ap- I proved surety on tile date of the I sale. Given tinder m.v hand and seal on this 15th day of October. 1951. Harvey Morris, .-- Clerk and Comrnissilner 10:15-22-20 QUICK CASH When Ycu Wssrf Iff «'lion yon nrccl money in a liurry, I)rin 2 your trouble, .o ,„. Ui , lg arrange a loan lluu will soli c your problem ... a | o;1 ,i ||, ; ,( is "(atlor- mailc' for you . . . willi payments In s,,il Your income . . . and up to U! month-, to repay. Loans Arranged Quickly Confidentially ''Toilor-KtHe" To Fif tewr Particular Intamt • Up to 18 Months to Repay YOUR PERSONAL LOAN FROM DELTA LOAN FINANCE COMPANY OF BLYTHEVILLE 324 West Ash Phone 2(1!)1 by Felix Carney I'ass out Die cushions and gather 'round (he Television ?cl . . . you've just been handed reserved seats to two of (lie big sports events of the year. Many lucky people snw THK WOULD SERIES on TV. And on New Year's Day . . . you'll get the ROSEHOWI, frame. first hand. The Coaxial Cable will licam Ihe hip events across the country as they're happening, And this year, for the first lime, literally millions 'will initch (he liijr pames. Yep . . . television tunes yon i riff hi up will) the time. 1 !. If j I here's u set in your living ; room . . . you don't miss very j much that's happening in Ihe i world. Everything from top spurts to the best news cover- inire to thn hest entertainment. Ill's VOUKS for a flick of the 'dial, and a hit of time ont for i wjitchiii)'. Television time is i time well spent. Your dollars will be well spent on a General Electric television set. The famous GE lihck daylight tube gives yon easy viewing, clear, sharp pictures. Select yours soon. And remember . . . our experts liavc experience ati<! TV know- how. Our service and installation are guaranteed at BLY- T1IKV1M.E SAI,ES CO.. 13S K. -Main St. Phone: 3616. Open for Business MODERN HOME Interior Decorators Highway 61 S. C. J. BURRIS VPIIOl.STF.nF.R Phone IM1 MONDAY, OCTOBER ft, 1MK WELL-FILLED BOWL-A wild scramble (or the community wash basin precedes the school h.nch in Guatemala, Guatemala Th* school ls the scene of a vital nutrition experiment with vitamin B-12 being conducted by Urntcd Nations officials. If the vitamin is ouild to supply the animal protein (actor now missing from their diets, it may b. added with little cost to the school funchTs of many thousands of school children. NOTICK OF 8ALK Notice In hereby given that the undersigned m commLuiiorxr in Chancery, pursuant to the Decretal Order of the Chancery Court, for the Cnlckasdwba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, rendered on September 24, 1951. | n cami . No 11764 therein D. F. Taylor. Trustee. PI al. were plaintiffs and Ernest H. i Beadle, Sr.. «t a l. were defendants,: will oiler lor snle at public auction! to the highest and best bidder upon a. credit o( three months at the j South door of (he Courthouse Ini Blythcvllle. Arkansas, on the 7th day of November. 1951. between the hours of 9:00 o'clock in the morn-1 In* and 3:00 o'clock in the after-! noon, the following described lands: i All of Lot Number Seventeen I U7I in Block Five (51 ot th« i David Acres Subdivision ot the I City of Blytheville, Arkansas. I *i shown by plat recorded in j Plat. Boole One. page 16S, In the Hecorder.'s office at Blythe, Ark- I ansas. j The purchaser, If other Ihun' plaintiff, will be required to execute note Ir bond with good and approved surety on the date of the sale. Given under my hand and seal on thij 18th <Ur of October, 1951. Harvey Morris, Clerk and Commissioner io;u-22-2S Crows have b«n known to l)y as high as 5000 Jeet. I Animals that will cat primroses. 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