The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 1, 1947 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 1, 1947
Page 9
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PAGE SIXTEEN Supreme Court Justices in Split Decision Uphold Oil Lease Made in 1920 BY ROB BROWN Press Staff Correspondent) ^ ROCK, Ark., "July 1, (U?J — Th«. Arkansa s Supreme Court ad- Iwrnrd yesterday until Sept. 16 «ft*r handing down 15 decisions on iSVse'parate. appeals.- In a .-.4-10-3 decision, the court" upheld tlie Union Chancery Court, 1st Divlsfqii, in awarding Mrs. Cor- ntili Mattocks $137,250 under a 1920 oU lease. . The court" was unanimous in its decision that the money wa s due, But differed as to who was liable. The majority opinion held that the Texas Company, pre-scnl holder of the lease, was liable and dismissed a cross-complaint filed by tho Crown-Central Petroleum Corp., seeking to evade liability. Cncler term, of Ihc original lease, the WJiilc Oil Corp., had obtained ft one-half interest in the Union County properly for SG8S.250, of •wliich iBSO.ttW was paid, The remaining! $'37.230 ' was to be paid vhen seven-eighths of the total «J production amounted to 000,000 barrels. ; In nnollicr 'decision, the Supreme Court affirmed the Union Chancery Court, 2nd Division, in tmliolditit! Reremic Commissioner Ctho A. Cook in nn nUempl '(» collect additional income taxes from George M. Lec'roy. '• fcccroy hart contended that lie did not owe $432 in additional taxes on the (jronnds thnl the property which he had sold belonged partly to his wife. The court found that g L-croy . had entered Into a contract with', his wife to pay her ft portion of the sale price of any properly, but "he did. not thereby change- the law of dower as cn- •ctcrljby the legislature." : "His payments to • her under such a conlracl are nothiiiE more th»n -gifts," the opinion said. "Of course IK could give to his wife all or any part of iiis income, ljut «*en so. Hie income would be tax- »blc to him as though he had not given ;it away." . The court quieted title in J. M MUIcr in a 40-acrc tract in Columbia County purchased under a mortgage 19 years ago. The opin- wn aTflrnipd a Columbia Chancery Court decision. And in bnly 61 Years! \ NOTICE OP GRANTING OF . UQDOK PERMIT _Noticc i s hereby given that the Commissioner of Revenues of the Swte of Arkansas has issued a Permit, No. 210 to Elves A. Hill to sell fitid dispense vinous or spirituous liquqr s for beverage at retail on the pre.-iiises described as W E Ringser 121 1-2 Main,. Leachvillc BY CIIAKIXS (OKI)DKY Cnlltd l'r« s Aviation WrlUr WASHINGTON, Ju! y i. <upj_ Why do passenger planes Jilt mountains? President Truman's special Air Safely Board went to work on that problem yesterday after framing tight new 'rules to avert take-off crashes like fclilcd Transportation's advance in the past Gl years Is graphically shown in this picture from the Long fjeuch, Calif., Purt-O-Trade Exposition, as Ihe ultra-modem helicopter carrying visitors around the harbor hovers over Ihe, Pacific Queen, o clipper built in 18UG (or the llonolulu-lo-Ncw Vorli sugar trade. Arrow points to a dummy banging from the clipper's yardtnin, apparently a demonstration erf old-lime marine law in operation, Ark. ' I This permit issued on the 1 day of July, 1047 and expires on thc 3D clay of June, IMS. Elves A. Hill Permittee IN THE C1IANCKRY COURT FO)t THE CHICKASAWBA 11ISTKIC OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS The First Xiuionnl Dunk In Blylhcvlllc, Plaintiff vs. J. A. Bliinkcnslilp. ct nl, Defendant WARNING OKDKK Thc defendant.';, J. A. Blankcn- ship, Jay iBlnnkenship and Jinunic Filankcnship. ar c warned to appear in thc Chancery Court for the Chickasaivb.1 District- of MissLssipp County, Arkansas within thirtj clay.s mid answer the complaint 01 thc plaintiff, The First Nations Bank in fflytljcville. WITNESS my hand as clerk ol said court and the sea) thereof this 30 tiny of June. 1311 HARVEY MORRIS, CLERK By Harvey Morrh 7!l-8-15-22 NUNNALITS GROCERY & MARKET 404 Eosr Main phone 3269 We De/Jrer Ib. Ib. ILs. \0z. 46 Ox. 250 550 550 190 D. S. MEAT SIDE BACON SUGAR 5 COCOANUT 3 PINEAPPLE JUICE SUPER SUDS Sr 29<t CRYSTAL WHITE SOAP 8* 5 STRING BROOM 69c WASHING POWDER PINEAPPLE JK, PURE LARD 4 PURE LARD SLICED BACON STEAK OK Brand Bulk Ib. A Grade Ib. 1C of 20? 550 640 s a t all Umcs. scc OSEE NUNALLY, Owner and Operator Hit by Falling Barrel HARHISON. Ark., July 1. t UP> Evelyn 3-ynar-olri laughter o; Mr. and Mr.s. Albert rcipcning D r thc Bear Creek I'rings coinnumHy. suffered a skull racturc Sunday. She was struck by barrel which rolled off ;• i;«ck s she was standing near the highway. President's Air Safety Board Inquires Into Mountain Crashes that New which air tragedy stories a s any other. Lasl year '(her,-, were such crashes near Sim Diego and L~hcc, Cal., against Elk Mountain, Wyo., and at Sttphenvillc, ::ewloundland, the Litter killing 33 people. Human error, avoidable otherwise, usually is b.'nincc! for terrain collisions. Green Returns to Job As State Publicity Director LITTLE ROCK, Ark., July 1. IUP) — Co). Hendrix Lacfccy, director of the Arkansas Resources and Development Commission, yesterday announced the return of Glenn A. Green as state publicity director. Green resigned recently to accept a position with Lion Oil Co. In El Dorado. Lackey said Green agreed to return to his job alter a short vacation. TUESDAY, JULY 43 people at New York's La Gimrdia Field on May 29. ' Attention now :s concentrated on the June 13 crash of a Pennsylvania-Central airliner tipnlnst n Blue nidge mountain, killing 51). The Presidential group will Ret further information from Civil Aeronautics board hearings beginning Wednesday at Lccsburg, Va., neir the crash scene. James M. Ljndls, CAB chairman and head ol the president's special Inquiry, said he hoped means can be devised for reducing, if not eliminating, mountain collisions. Aside from the PDA crash, more ! than ICO persons were killed In! such accidents last year. Figuring in the safety board's Inquiry Is a small collision-warning device, using the radar principle. Members saw a rtcmonslra- 1 lion last 'Friday and described it! a s very imprcsivc. Designed by Howard "Hughes. th c device sounds' a horn and flashes a light when a p!anc is within 2,000 feel of an obstnrln. The planc-hits-mountaln headline lias topped perhaps as many In the pilot 1 .? behalf ft often Is on the filer Is easy stuff compared pointed out that he may lack the with his job of picking hi.s way best avail.ohie navigation aids — through blackness, storm and fog. both ground and airborne varlelie-i .In actim- to forestall take-off —nnd Hint calmly reconstructing crashes, Mr. Truman's board an' accident and pining the blame mainly had to invoke better rules. IZcaci Couiicr News Want, Ads. fCab Company! •*••• f. ••*=«: =;< Courteous Service J The Best In: • Lures • Rods • Reels • Boats EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR FISHING or CAMPING— Best Prices Anywhere! HARDWARE CO. Inc. HOME ot= FAMOUS B&AMDS 126 yrVMAIN ST. PHONE 515 LUCKY STRIKE presents THE MAN WHO KNOWS- THE TOBACCO WAREHOUSEMAN! "IN 25 YEARS I've seen a good many tobacco crops sold at auction. 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