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April 22, 1952

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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TUESDAY, APRTI, 22, 1962 BLYTHSVILLE (ARK,) COURIER NEWS Arkansas Neivs Briefs— Public School Teacher's to Get Wage Boosts in El Dorado Ky The Associated Press . EL DORADO—El Dorado public scisool teacliei'i will get » raise next term. . The School Board lias voted Increases for the 1952-53 school year ranging from 10 per cent for teachers without a degree up to 20 per cent lor thow with a master's degree. Arkansas Senators Spilt on 'Seizure' Vote h WASHINGTON—Arkansas' two senators split in the vote on allotting government funds to finance enforcement of President Truman's seizure of tho steel industry. Senator McCkllsn voted with the- majority in denying the government funds; JMlbrlght vftted against banning the operational expenses. Paragould Shirt Workers to Vote on Union PAEAGOULD—Employes of the Ely and Walker shirt factory here will vote May 1 on whether they'll be represented In bargaining negotiations by the APL, United Garment Workers. The election will be conducted by Uie National Labor Relations Hoard. 11 p.m. Curfew Placed on Conway Teen-Agers CONWAY—Mayor Edgar B. Parker has ordered enforcement of »ri 11. p.m. curfew law for all persons under 18. The Fire Department siren will signal teen-agers to get off the streets, P»rker said. JOO Masons Receive Degrees at Fort Smith FT. SMITH— Some 100 Masons from West and Northwest Arkansas are receiving degrees up to the 32nd at the semi-annual reunion jfef Scottish Rite bodies here. The reunion opened yesterday «nd will close tomorrow. Second Little Rock Bank Denies Illegalities UrnjE ROCK— A second Little Rock bank has denied that it engaged in illegal practice of law. The, denial was filed yesterday by the Commercial National Bank In a suit brought by the Bar Association of Arkansas. The Bar Association asked PulaskI Chancery Court to enjoin the Commercial National and- the Union National Banks from what It called unauthorized practice in probate matters. Union National previously had filed *. denial. Bell Again Asks Phone Rate Hike For Arkansans PSC Gets Schedule As Company Seeks $1.9 Million More LITTLE ROCK (.-ft—Southwestern Hel! Telephone Company again Is asking for nn Arkansas rule increase, The-new rate schedule is about 5377,000 above the 4.6 million dollar raise requested In 1950. The schedule was filed with the Arkansas Public Survict- Commission yesterday. It would increase the company's annual revenue by some 1.9 million dollars above the more tlitm 3,1 million increase granted recently. The rales will go into effect May 21 unless the PSC orders a hearing, which it is expected lo do. At present. Bell Is billing its customers on the basis of a 4.6 million dollar increase requester in 1950. The Arkansas Supreme Court in February granted only a 3.1 million dollar increase, am ordered that the company refunt all rates collected in excess o: :his o mount since 1950. Warren 12. Bray, sWB's genera manager for'Arkansas, said yester day that the new rate raise wll "not affect or delay the refund: due most of our customers." However, the new rate Increase -ould increase monthly bills for flat rate telephones 25 to 50 cent a month. Measured and othe miscellaneous services also won I be increased, but long distranc •ales would not be changed. Bray .said (he new rutes would restore the company's earning lost through increasing costs .sincx the period covered by the last rate raise. He said Intrastate earnings have dropped to less than 4 per cent. The proposed increases, which average about 4 per cent, would raise Bell's earnings to the customary 6 per cent, said Bray. Arkansas GOP to Propose Vote Approval for 18-Year-Old's TO BOYS 1 STATK—J. D. Rim- kin. Jr., (above) son of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Rankin, has been se- •lecled by the faculty to repre-sent Wilson High Schocl «t the animal Arkansas American Legion Hoys' Slate which wilL be held nt Cump Robinson in Little Rock May 31- June 7. The Wilson ParoiU- Tcachers AwocialEon is sponsoring him. didates, Voting at Canidcn uas on a proposal io issue $650,000 In sewer improvement bonds. Koran Charms Almost every Arab wears a charm which. In fact or theory, contains a passage from the Koran, according lo the Encyclopedia Britimnica. Brossier Chosen State AP Chief Juitin Anderson Getf New Assignment With Press Association NEW YORK ifl — Appointment of Clem Brassier us noting chief of The Associated Press at Little Rock. In charge of Arknnsns, u-ns announced today by Frank J. Stirzel, Kcneval manager. Hrossicr .succeeds Jusll K. Anderson, who Is being given another assignment. Keith Fuller has lieen named acting correspondent nt Jnckson, Mis.s.. in Hros.sier's former post A native of Florida, Brossier rose from office boy lo managing editor of the Orlando Morning Sentinel during H newspaper cureer which was Interrupted by service in Ihe U. S. Coast Guard in World War II. lie joined The Associated Press in New Orleans December H, 1Q41, and has been Jackson correspondent since January 2, WM. fuller was horn In Arlington, Kas.. attended Southern Methodist University, .ami served ns a [Her during the war. His newspaper experience before entering Al 3 service \vas gained on tbe Beiunnont, (Tex.. Enterprise and the Dallas Morning News. He joined Ihe New Orleans bureau October 4, 1949, and has been assigned to Jackson since January 6. . PAGE rrvi Indian Bay Road Money To Go in State Treasury LITTLE ROCK,'*—Th«t »2,J«2 In I registry of Ihe court, ami Jt was Read Courier News Classified Ads LITTLE ROCK M'J — Arkansas Republicans will propose three Pleasures for a popular vote at the November general election. Stale Party Chairman Osro Cubb said! ^lljjOiie, a constitutional amendment, 'i^Jbuld lower -minimum voting age fmm 21 to : 18. The others, initiated acts, would: - Allow the state's minority party —the Republican—a percentage of tile state's eight electoral votes based on the percentage of the total vole that the Republicans cast :n prcstdential elections. Require that "nil elected repre- sentatives of our state government empowered to appoint state boards and commissions" Include In the membership of each a member of the "minority party." Petitions for -placing the proposals on the ballot will be distributed at the Republican state convention here Friday and Saturday. State Welfare Units Transfer Account Funds LITTLE ROCK W) _ Transfers totaling $227.000 have been mncle to the miscellaneous grants and aids account of the State Welfare Department. The transfers were from other accounts In th« Welfare Department. They weer authorized yesterday by the comptroller's and auditor's jifflce. .^Last week: the auditor held up 76 Welfare Department checta dra\vn on the grants and aids account because an £8.867 overdraft would have been Incurred If they had been permitted to clear. 'Cof Scratch' Disease Reported to Physicians CLEVELAND MV- A new human disease, cat scratch disease, was reported today to the American College of Physiclnns. Humans often get it after be scratched by house cats. The cats are perfectly healthy Ihemselvps. Bnt the disease is caused l)y something, maybe a virus, carried on the cats' claws. This aliment apparently ts not uncommon, said Dr. Worth I). Daniels of Georgetown Univrrsilv School of Medicine, and Dr. Frank G. MaeMurrny of Washington. D.C. *N E W Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. & Sun. ['hone 58 Two Arkansas Cities Holding Special Elections By "The Associated Tress Morrilton and Cnmrien voters were holding special elections today. A mayor to serve until next Jan. 1 was being chosen nt Morrilton. He will succeed Sam R. McKinley, who resigned to take a Job with the State Highway Department. I Charles L. Bridewell and Municl- ' oal Judge James S. Moore are can- Indian Bay Road affair go to the at ate treasury uncle: decision of a Pulaskl Circuit Court Jury last night. The jury said that was where it belong. The Jurors deliberated 35 minute* following a day-long (rial of the first civil court action wowing out of the Highway Audit Com mission Investigation. Tlia money was collected by H group of Monroe County residents, whose spokesmen said It was intended to aid In financing improvement of (he Indian Buy Road in Monroe County. The State Highway Depnrtment improved the road in 1950 after Monroe County had been unable to do so. The money wound up In the campaign fund of Gov. McMnth, who was seeking re nominal Ion at the time. Ally, Gen. Ike Murry, himself now a candidate for governor, filed suit to recover the money (or Ihe state. Defendants were Henry Woods, McMalh's executive .secretary and campaign manager, and Highway Commissioner Charles Adams of Hughes. Woods testified he didn't know anything about (he matter until the Audit Commission's disclosure. Adams testified he collected the money along with some campaign contributions and thought it, too was intended as a contribution. He paid an equivalent .sum into the will this money that r a to the state. the Jury awarded Arlarm Collected Money Adams and other present and 'ovnier high w ;i y commissioners ,estIfied they rocjilleci nothing be- ng said about money when Monroe County deletion askud the Highway Commission to improve the road in March, 1950 They emphasized Umt Ihe improvement was not contingent on any citizens' contributions. Attorneys for Woods and Adams said they hadn't decided whether to appeal. attend the meeting are: Mayor Harold Falls of Wynne, Ulys Lovell of Spilngdale, Oovan B u r k • of Marlannu, Emmett Jackson of Hot Springs, C. n. Ray of Texarkana Paul Byrd of West Memphis. Mayor George Steed of Pine Bluff Mayor Harney Chnney of Bates vllle, Mayor Jack Pace of Ft Smith and John Mosby of Lepanto Kentucky mines produce 15 per cent of the coal mined In th« Unl- Uid States. Home Rule Plan To Be Studied By Committee NORTH LITTLE HOCK W — The Arkansas Municipal League's Committee on Municipal Finances Is to consider home rule for Arknnsas cities nt a meet flip here Friday. Mayor Jflos.s Lawhon, committee member, .suki he !s heartily favor of League sponsorship of home rule amendment to the state constitution. He said that citizens should be given the opportunity to govern themselves "without having to go to the state legislature foi everything." Oilier city officials expected to RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. TUESDAY "FLAMING FEATHERS" Forrest Tucker, Sterling Hayden & Arleen Whelan \VBD.-T1UJRS. "THE PACE THAT THRILLS" 131)1 Williams Car)a Hclinda Open 6:30 p.m. — Show Starfs at Dusk 2 Shows Every Night! TUES-WED DOLLAR NIGHTS! Bring a Carload for a Dollar! DONALD •» CECIL KlUlKtf- JESSE WHITE-A UNIVERSAL-INTERNATIONAL PICTURE Also Cartoon & Comedy TUESDAY 'HERE COMES THE NELSONS' Ozzie Nelson Harriet Hillian! WHD.-THURS. 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