The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 1, 1951 · Page 2
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I TlWHiUAY, NOTOMMLR 1,-1MI Arkansas News Briefs— State Police to Add Plain Cars In Effort to Cut Accidents By THE ASSOCIATED PKES1 LITTLE ROCK—A rash of weekend traffic accidents hat brou«ht about «n expansion of ttw Arkansas aute Police', unmarked patrol car squad. ASP Director Herman Lindsej 'Mid yesterday lhat M more unmarked automobiles ar. to be placed on the .fate's highways. Th. fores has been experimenting recently with five unmarked ear. In an effort to reduce traffic law violations . Undsey said the additional car. will be put into operation „ won as possible and will remain In use "indefinitely Five persons were killed in Arkansas in weekend traffic accident*. Truman Signs White River Levee Bill WASHIKGTON-A bill a.Uhorizing the government to provide a right-of-way for a scciion of a protective levee along the lower While River In Arkansas has been signed by President Truman The bill, signed yesterday, was sponsored by Senator MeClellan <D-Ar!cj. It places levees in the White River backwater area under me^ame conditions prevailing l n other areas of the lower Mississippi Little Rock firm Asks 13-Cent Bus Fare LITTLE HOCK-The Arkansas Public Service Commission has aken under advisement an application of the Capitol Transit Co for a fare increase. ' The company! which 'operates the city trailslt syslem ,„ uule Rock and North LltUe Rock, wants to boost aduR fares from ,„ cenU to 13 cents per ride cr two tokens for , quarter. Fares for children or students would remain at five cents. Revenue Up, But Earnings Lower, Lion Oil Soys i' EL DORADO-Tha. Lion oil Co.. has reported an Increase In its gross revenue for the iirst nine months of 1951, but say. It, net earnings arc 20 per cent lower than for the same period of 1950 Coldest Weather of Fall Season Hits from Rockies to East Coast By The Associated Prew The coldest wenther of the fall season chilled areas from the Rockies to New England and Into parts of the south today. The blast of chill air'from Canida was accompanied by the season's first snow fnlts in some areas. Rain hit parts of the frosty belt. The weather bureau said it would probably get colder tonight In some ol the north central states. It was near zero early today In part« of Montana and North Dakota, with a reading of around 5 above at Cut Bank, Mont., and Bismarck N.D. The sub-freezing line extended over the Rockies eastward into northern Illinois. Chicago had Its first snow of the season— a light fall— and freezing temperatures. The southeast and far southwest were outside the rim of the wintry weather. But temperatures dropped to 40 above in Texas Rnd it was the same In Nashville. Tenn. At the same time it was 78 In Brownsville Tex.. 73 in Miami, 66 in Atlanta and 58 in Lot Angeles. Snow also fell today In Rockies and Minnesota. the Arkansas Cigarette Dealers Can Hike ^ Price in Equal Amount to New Tax WASHINGTON, Nov. :. (API- Arkansas dealers, like those in other states, may pass along only the exact amount of the Increased federal t»x on cigarettes, the government hid ruled. The Office of Price Stabilization laid yesterday the Arkansas law preventing the sale of cigarettes as "loss leaders" provides that dealers use a percentage markup. This markup !s applied to the cost to determine the celling price. If the higher tax were treated as cost and subjected to the markup, OPS said, Arkansas consumers would have to pay more than thi amount of the tax. Under general ceiling prices reg ulations. OPS said, dealers in othe states may raise their cigarette pri- cei only by the amount of increase in the federal tax. To count the tax markup as part of the basis cost would give Arkansas dealers a great er amount than Is permitted In othe states, OPS noted. In walking one mile, the average person raises each of his feet a distance totaling a height of 34fl feet BLTTTOVILLB (ARK.) COCTOT5R KEWS Small Allocation Of Steel Hinders Roads Program Arkansas Highway Group Warned of New Difficulties LITTLE ROCK, Nov, 1. MV_Ark»ns»s' road-building program is bens threatened by small allocations Df steel, the State Highway Commission has been warned A. E. Johnson, chief engineer of :he Arkansas Highway Department old the commission yesterday that only two per cent of the nation's steel ,..-eduction i s be ing 50l ,,ht for highways. Yet, he ncclared state and local highway builders are hav- inst trouble obtaining even that percentage. Bureau Arris as Claimant Johnson noted that the Dureiui of Public Roads is acting for the slate as claimant agency for steel allocated under the National Production Authority's controlled materials plan. 3 But, he said, highways are at the bottom or NPA'S priority list Johnson said he had learned that the NPA lv,s considered declaring a "holiday" on new highway construction along lines of one Imposed by (he war production board in Wor!d War II. Bids to f!e Rc-AdverllsHl Contracts totaling 53,008.069 60 lor 17 projects were approved by the commission yesterday. Three -ppir ent low bids were 'rejected as too high. The jobs will be re-advertised Twelve of the projects-costinc S2.603,062.38-were okayed pending final approval by the bureau of public roads. All 12 are eligible for federal aid. Cost Is $105,007.22 The five state projects which are not qaulified for federal aid will cost SJC5.007.22. Among the federal aid projects contracted was the first phase of construction on the Pulnski County section of the Little Rock-Benton Highway. A bid of S496,323 87 bv Reynolds & Williams at Little Rock was accepted. - One of the state projects approved was for work on the Huntsville- Porum road, which has drawn published charges that it is a "political 11 project. U. S. Diplomats Arrive in Paris PARIS, Nov. 1. (AP>—U. S. Secretary of State Dean Acheson ai- rived in Paris today to work "for an effective world-wld* system of collective security" at the Umte.l Nations session opening Nov. 6. Acheson, Warren Austin Phillip Jessup, Mrs, Franklin D. Roosevelt and other American representatives on the U. N. delegation arrived aboard the liner America at Le Havre. A- train brought them to Paris. If the earth's polar loe car* would melt, the greater part of Florida would b« underwater. PAGE THREE C\m, 9 m4w» Raises $1,100 to H«lp toy (U 9 wn SiaM— HdioweenHijinksAi^JoeRegister an, Mrs. Joe Gordon. <ti«d hi a Searcy hospital of injurlM !i,r»«r«* In a traffic accident. CLARENDON, Ark., Nov. 1. This white River town of 2.541 citizens turned away from u le us ',i a ] Hnlloween hljinlcs last night to help a blind boy see again. A gala celebration, featuring 4 carnival and donee, was sponsored by Hie Clarendon Lions Club to raise money to finance expensive medlenl treatment lor Il-ycnr-olcl Joe Register, Mayor Claraice Thomas had proclaimed Die holiday "Joe Register Day," and the benefit proceedings got underway at 4 pm. In the high school gym. Hie carnival offered such attractions as a style show, a baby beauty contest, exhibits by merchants, fun concessions, the Arkansas Game, and Kish Commission Zoo and entertainment by jj m lioyles' orchestra and Buck Turner's "Buckaroos," radio entertainers. About $1.100 was collected at the carnival, and Joe will get all of It. A dance was held later last night' Proceeds also will go to Joe. Joe and his mother. Mrs. Maude Graham, both expressed their thanks. Joe lost hU sight in two acci- dents. Long treatment at the Mayo Clinic and by a Memphis eye specialist have Indicated that there Is hope thnt Joe may regain at least partial sight through surgery. Arkansas Death Toll Mounts to 5 By The A&soditrri I'res* Arkansas' violent death toll since Monday rase to live Wednesday when a 20-year-old Brinkley wom- When used to cover » casket ** flag should be placed so that MM union Is at the head and over- MM left fihoukler. How To Hold FALSE TEETH More Firmly in Place Do your lalse tecih annoy and tm- ba.rraM {* ''IPPine. dropping or wofc- Wins when you ret. luigh or tali» J.IBI sprinkle a little KASTESTH «• your plates. This alkallnt (non-acid) powder hold, ft],, leelh rnir. llrmlT ami mme coratonabl)' No gummj gooey, pasty taste or feeling Doe, not sour. Checks "plate odor" (deruur. breath). 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