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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, June 24, 1947
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PACT BIZ BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.)' COUBIBR NEWS TUESDAY, June 24, 1947 Little Rock Gets Vets Hospital U. of A. Trustees Decide To Place Medical School in Capita! LITTLE ROCK, Ark., June 24. (UP) —The city of Little Rock lias IS Mfi to transfer Uic south half Of MacArthur Park to the veterans , Administration and assure location j of the proposed medical center in i th* capital city. ' | The University of Arkansas board of trustees yesterday promised to accept the "site for the medical I school and memorial hospital, and' gave' the city 15 days to transfer till* of the land. Officials of the Veterans Administration have indicated they would toc*ie their proposed $3.000.000 hos- pt«l wherever the university dc- pital wherever the university de- pit*]. 'Action of the trustees followed an open hcarini; at which Hot Springs offered the choice of two tracts of land within two blocks i of the business district. The trustees promised to authorIs: construction of the memorial hospital on the site leased by the city of Little Hock to Ihe medicsl school and adjacent to It and "will proceed with plans for a s tate medical center." ban Franciscan 'Drives' His Dog tor Seven In State Die 'In Series Of Accidents O. K. Dillon, of Snn Francisco, Calif., is not a Iru.y man, but In'tinj! his doj;. Bklii, for two fivc-milo walks every doy soon wore him out. Here lie solves the problem by letting the dog walk or run at the cnil of a leash while lie rides in his car. Dillon sometimes drives ui> to 30 mpH so liidu can really ' --• sliclch (hose long less. • "• '" ^',. Indian Students To Study Methods In Arkansas LITTLE HOCK, Ark.. June 24. (UP)—Two students from t!iQ Bengal Province of India began a tour of Arkansas today to study its educational system and agricultural practices. They nrc Mumtnz Uddin Choud- luity and K. <B. Mapundcr. both of whom are attending teachers college at Columbia University in New York. Choudhury said yesterdav Hint their educations and those of 000 other Indian youths nre being .'ponsorrd by the government. It is the first stci> of a plan to make the 400.0CO.C03 Indians 100 per cenl Ijtoratc in the next 25 to 30 years, lie said. I Their role will be to return to I India and leach instructors in LITTLE ROCK, Ark,, June 24. (UP)—Dr. Lewis Webster Jones. new president of the University of Arkansas, stood pledged today to « policy "of "education combined with public service' 1 for the state jnedi- cal school. Making his first public appearance here, Dr. Jonc s delivered the commencement address last night to 66 graduates and graduate students ot the medical school. He outlined these pluns for the development of a medical center: A first-class staff of full-time ph3Tsiclan s f° r teaching and patient c»rc; A school of nursing and training for other types of medical personnel: Post-graduate training and spe- ciallE?d instruction to be available throughout the state: The provision of laboratory anil Western methods. Thcv plan to research services on a statewide tour the r!:c arci of Arkansas mvl | ijeinij financed bos'*; | study acrlcultural pro-esses dealing ; athletic events. And fullest co-operation with the with cotton, corn anil rice, whlc'i , sta-te department of health, hospl- nre nmoiiK the principal crops of' t»te, the federal government and India. the Arkansas Medical Society in! "ererything which will contribute to an ' excellent standard of medical care for all the people of the state." Dr. Joncs left immediately for Washington to attend the meeting 1 of a group of educators called by President Truman. Vet Charged with Killing, Robbing of His Parents NASHVILLE, Tcnr.., June 24. (UP)—Davidson County officer.'; today had . returned to Kentucky a 2(i-ycur-n!d vctemu on rluirgcs thul he murdered and robbed hi:; parents ul Tomyklnsvillo Sunday nif;ht. The man, Robert Hates, was ;ir- rcstcd here early Monday morning in a routine traffic investigation. Sheriff Garner Robinson of Davidson County said •liates denied knowing aliout the shooting. Citrus-fruit fanners in California-keep their orchards wccd-fri" 1 by .spraying diesel oil 911 weeds Ix 1 - forc they get more than four inch- c. s high. Ily United Press At least seven Arkansas residents lave died in a series of accidents luring the past two days, Includ- ng two traffic fatalities. At Hope, Mary !3on Kiser, 7-year- ilcl daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Kiser was Instantly killed yeslerdny vhcn she was struck by the rear vhecls of a truck driven by Thco Johnson. Washington Negro. Mary Don's companion, Shirley Ann -Edwards, was seriously Injured In the same accident. Witnesses said that the two children attempted to cross an Intersection against the traffic light and ran in front of Johnson's truck. . At Fort Smith a second pedestrian has died, following an acclrtc-it Saturday. The victim was Colennn Frank Clinton, ngi-d 40, who was struck while attempting to catch a taxi. Funeral services will be held this afternoon for George W. Padgett., Jr., 10-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs G. W. Padgett, Sr.. of Forrest cil> who uas killed Instantly when Ills shotgun discharged accidcntly yesterday. He was hunting near Linden Island bridge near Forrest City at the lime nt the accident. At West Memphis, Mrs. Miidlsnn Nicklcd has been pronounced detid. after touching an electric wire lying across the front yard of her home in Proctor, Ark., yesterday. The 1S- ycar-old matron had been married | only a few months. John Taylor, 25, died Sunday In a Jonesboro hospital after suffering a skull fracture when he was hit on the head by a baseball bit. .The accident happened during a baseball game last week with the Ncttleton team. ' And in a second Craig head County accident Jerry Wayne Carter, 4- year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. L. & Carter of Buck snort Hill community, drowned when he fell inlo Lost Creek Sunday, ' The stream was swollthw recent heavy rains. And In North Little Rock funeral services will be'held tomorrow for Raymond H>i Setupul, aged 26. who died of undetermined causes ye Krday morning whlta fii' In Bayou Des Arc, uo mllir. Ivr.m AJC. CARPENTER SERVICE Minor Repairing, Screen Work, Painting, Replacing Windows SJeps, and other work. HOME SERVICE i STORAGE CO. Telephone 2801 Echinul was fishing with his f.v icr-hi-law from a Iwat when he •II into Ihe water. His body ccovered about an hour later. The fathei-ln-law. Fred BargKi.i also or North Little Rock, said thatl s Schinu) may have suffered a heart! attack. NOTICE Beginning July 1st my clinic will be closed for two to three months. Dr. J. A. Saliba WANTED: Young Man for Bookkeeping Position with Nationally Known Firm Located in Blytheville. Opportunity for Advancement. Write Box A, Care COURIER NEWS CO. New Stadium for U. of A. Tennessee Railroads Ask Passenger Rate Increase NASHVILLE. Term., June 24. (UP)—The State Railroad and Public Utilities Commission toduy had taken under advisement the request of Tenncsee railroads for an increase in Intra-state .passenger Jares. The lines are asking n raise from the present rate of 1.65 cents per mile to 2.2 cents per mile now allowed on interstate fares. W. -F. Kennedy, comptroller of the Louisville and Nashville Rail* road, told the Commission yesterday afternoon that five railroads operating in Tennessee last year lost nearly'$3,000,000 from passenger services. A request of the railroads for a 25 percent intrastate freight rate increase also i s pending before the Commission and a decision is expected shortly. FAYETTEVILE, Ark., June 21. (UP) — Work was underway here today on u new SM.COO stadium Harmon Field that will seat persons. . The concrete and steel stadium 1 is to be completed by Am;. 20. It is from proceeds of Think of it .. H wort h of My 1114; lime ... tivnilublc U» you, us a vt'lernu, tit mi cttxt! All ex-service mm ami women nru eligible. No n{*« limit . . . nt> (-durations! requirements . . . tut previous iltf'ht training nci'<]e<l. Ami you <'nii fly iti your own npare tiitir. This U tin; chance of a lifetime! us tell you ull ul>otil it* THESE RATINGS CAN BE YOURS • PRIVMI • CDM'MEtCI M.FUOT • mSTIUMin • OTHIR FROM THE RELISH TRAY Everybody Loves 'Em QUEENS, n iltltti Fsso Aviation Products used exclusively at Hood flying Service. Both* 80 and 97 Octane Gas available. Twenty-four hour'service! 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