The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 3, 1947 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 3, 1947
Page 9
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^THURSDAY, JULY 3, 1947 Board Says More Air Aids Needed Greatly Increased Funds for Aviation Asktd of Congress WASHINGTON, July 3. (UP) — A special air safety investigation hoard told President. Truman yes- lerday thai unless Congress provides substantially Increased funds (or aviation aids "the tragic pattern" of recent commercial air crashes "will Inevitably repeat lt- s<?M." The president's special Board -jf Inquiry on Air Safety, organized after recent series of serious commercial transport crashes, delivered its second Interim report to the White House yesterday. Chairman James M. lannis, who signed the report, said the Board felt that the basic improvement in air safety at the present time Is largely a matter of financial outlay. And he placed the responsibility Vjimi-cty on Congress, saying that tho decision of how much is spent for improved alrcralt aids is "a prerogative of the Congress." Laudis pointed out that the largest category of serious accidents In air transportation. I-andiK said the reduction of np- preaching and landing acciden's •is not a matter of regulation hut 'ne installation of adequate aids." "They occur mainly during the winter months and at night, and unless some provision is marie now BLn-EEVILLB (ABK.) COURIER NEWS .Reports Seeing Flying Discs Dr. G. Oliver ;;ickso over the city. Ho .s.-ii thick. Here, he holds disc he saw. H hint] Lieut. Col. Harold 'J Grounds, New Moxici the "flyina discs" ar or El I'iiso says lie .saw a "flying disc' /.Ippins it was :il«>iit ;i> feet in diarnetor mid five feel o pic pans Iciiclhci- to show the r.liapo of the >vcr Ml. Franklin and disappeared over KT. commander of the White Sand; Proving .•.id he is convinced after an investigation Him leteoriles.' (NEA Tclephoto.) for the procurement of these uiil.s I inmlaWy repeat Itself " tho li-aetc. pattern of Use past win I.said. Your Own TT EMPER £tult Kitchen with... JA^ITCHEN UNITS Billion Dollar Enterprises Now Total 45 •NHW YORK, July 3. (UP) — Membership In the "billion dollar club" of AiiKTli'.'iu enterprises has risen U> ^5, ulthcucll te- siHin'Cs of the nation's leading banks have dropped shurply since the end or World War It, the annual United Press survey of billionaire concerns showed loday...' The aescls of commercial bank.i eenerally have declined over >IM Past is moiilhs as the treasury lias stepped up Us program of debt retirement uy calling (fovenniieiit .ie- curilli-s held by such Institutions. As a result, (he latest nsscts ot tlw nation's 45 blugost buslne.sses • have fiillcn to $103,450,015,995 from 1107.- OG5.0Ki,(ia5 for (he same co'nccrm »t I he close of 1UI5. Meti-opolllini Life insurance Co., America's top company since 1944, ifr'iln holds first place amoiiB tliu financial giants with assets of t8,- 015,443,'ICT compared with $7501,991,270 on l)cc. HI, 1945. Hell Telephone- was second and I'rudontud Insurance llilvd. Tho^.ir, companies comprising tho clnu loday aro more Itiau i.wlr'e. the number of "billion-dollar" In- stllntlons In the- United Stales In the so-called hooin year of 1929. 'Mien only 20 companis-s had asseN of $l,ooD,OOn,noo or more and In IfBO. just prior to World War II, there were but L'8 such concerns 'Ncwcomeis lo the select company Ihls year are First Dank Stock Co I.-.. Mlnnca]x)lls, and MassiicliuscUj Muliini Mfe'Springflold. Tim latter had assets in excess of $1 - «i HK> time or the law survey but was overlooked bccausi! Its annual .statement was not available for Inclusion. £*J prorlda a completely finished and painiect one pieca cabinet bau with work lop, splash back and sink with fittings, delirered Jo you in one package. V/all cabinots are packed separate!?. Both base* and wall cabinets are easily installed. One of our •tandard units will fit your plans and make it possible for you Jo hare . CUSTOM BUILT KITCHEN without the experts* of '3B I SS».fcsy* pl«Mla8._JEl3lit sizes from 3y 2 ft. ij 8 ft. in length. Your G.E. Store in Blythcville HUBBARD & HOKE Three Missco Towns Obtain Pension Funds UTTLE ROCK, Ark.. July :i. (TJP1 The Stiile Insurance ment yesterday today distributed S105.35H to 12(i Arkansas cit.lcr. liav- ins file dcparlinciils with more than $1,000 worth of equipment Tiio money goes into Firemen's Relief and Pension Funds. The money is derived from a Vo per cent tax levied by the state on all premiums collected on fire insurance. The cities Ret one p?r cent and the uencral revenue fund the other-one per cent. '< Liltlc Rock topped the list with I $18.!)77. , Oilier towns an ( l the amounts received were:- - i- Blyth^villi! $2,9M, Camden.Sl.m!), DeQiiemi 5423. Kl Dnrfldd $2.301), Fort Smith $7.437. Harrison »T45, Helena $3.102. Hope $1,405, Ho t Springs $4.241, Lcachvlllc $31fi. Stuttgart SOGQ, Tcxarkana $2.094, West Helena $ft33. West Memphis $1.367, Magnolia $1,021, North Little Rock $i!.5J3, osccola $1,410. U. S. Court Decision to Cost State Some Revenue LITTI,E ROCK, Ark., July 3, (UP) — The State of Arkansas stands to lose some s:o,000 annually If a recent U. S. Supremo Court decision is applied to stale owned lands, according to Land Commissioner ClniKl A nnnklti. The U. S. high court recently declared (hat Ihc federal government holds title lo certain tidclands off the coast of California. Arkansas hus some 518,000 acres of Uitclnnds, lying under navigable streams and lake beds. The revenue loss would come about linoiijih loss of leases of the property to private individuals tor the development of sand, gravel, coal nnd oil resources. The sliitc collected $?,C,000 In royalties on sand and gravel last year. Longer! Tells About Bugsy Contact with Foreign Powers Cost Government Employes Their Jobs WASHINGTON, July 3. ,ui') ... Secretary of Slate George O. Mm-, filmll Kiiicl yesterday Ihut KOJIII' n'l Ihc 10 employes recently dlsi'hari;- «1 by (hi- Elnle Di'purtmciil foe (UsIovHlly lost their Jobs bmuisp of Indirect, nssoclntlon with iviire- sentiitlves of Hirclitn imwci'.v Alnrslinll ill(( uol, klenlKv Hie .-..1- ploycs, nor (lid h,, say will, what powers (hey had been in comma. Marshall siild nt H news onnfrr- icv that his policy Is that wherever there i s i-vlilnicu tu crciUe 11 cWed .suspicion niiiilnsl ;i depait- PAGE mm Esther sict-cl, wife a ( |j»- sliuii DiiRsy for two drradcs lioloic llirlr dlvonrc. Is shown in Ihc J/ )s AiiRoles District Attorney's' olfli-e K-liiK (|tiesttoiiC(t on Slegcn's iicllv- 11 its. employe, the government's In- ls must come flrjt. Ife added, however, that he b*h*r«l u lo crucify any REMOVAL NOTICE I'ho l»w <iffic<!H of KA It. Cook will be removed to the l<w Isiiac Huildintf, Main i.nd Railroad, on or abort Inly 7, and will be temporarily lotated in lh« B«U K.sln(c Office of Oscar Alexander at 107 West Main Attention KIDS! We have all kind* of firework* and lots of good cmuly and xmii. Comfl on over »nd M's have u BANG-UP time! Buchanan's Grocery North Highway 61 GENERAL IP ELECTRIC •DISPOSAL! JUST SCRAPE IT DOWN THE DRAIN The clectrlcall)' oricrntcd Disposal! shreds all food waste—Including *J^ bones—into fine particles, which ate carried down the drain and out * tof the bouse— immtiliately. Your sink ii always clean! NO MORE GARBAGE There are no gurbngc containers or garbage odorj ,ln the Dijposall equipped kitchen. The food waste is gone befort ic «n spoil. Hubbard & Hoke Appliance Co. Your G.E. St«ro in Blythcyillc $124.50 ITIc* >HC|M(M riim* for FIT COTTON mro- BAUjICfD FARMING* profit... Careful planning means labor that counts—soil that is always in good SJiapQ —a balance of crops and livestock that yields maximum returns. To aid cotton producers in planning for profit, tiic Department of Agriculture, State Extension Services, -National Cotton Council, and other organizations have prepared a Seven-Step guide to greater cotton income. Your County Agent has full particulars as to how you can utilize the Seven-Step Program most advantageously and most economically on your own farm. Talk it over with him. Join with your neighbors in taking the seven steps toward .' better cotton fanning. I. Fit eoHon Info fcalanceJ farming, 2. TaVe care of your toll 3. G»t »og*th«r CD »he be.t variety. 4. Male your labor counr. 5. Control inweh and t. Pick and 8>n for high grade. 7, Sell for grade and staple value. THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK IN BLY,THEVILLE The Only National Bank in Mississippi County

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