The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 6, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 6, 1950
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PAGE TWO ; The Notion Today; Senators Diltmma— \ U.S. Crime Problem I Is One /or Senators (Etlltor't .Vole: This I: [he last of people like to go to the rr.ces rp* ftloH**<;.\ tit\ flm IriTi/i *\f |A»^I i.-.I, » three . i By James Marlow • WASHINGTON, May 6. (ff)— Ed > ward McBrlde—he's 28 and a stu J dent at the University ol Minmi— > says he Is sole owner of Conllnenta • Press which has hendqitnrters 1 • Cleveland.' 9 Several years flgo (he Federa •• Communications Commission mad \ an Investigation and reported thn \ C.P. used about 17,000 miles of leas i ed wires to send racing inform:itlo "' throughout the United Stales fror ' tracks all over. \ But—McBride says he has no ac i tlve part in the operatiotis of Con •• tlnenUil Press and knows nothln I about them. It's being rim by oth i ers. j Continental Press, more than an , other outfit, has been nccnsetl b i slate and city officials of being Hi' • ' mainspring In the nationwide, il , legal gambling being done on th : , horse races. , ; Kelly lo Testify ). This week Thomas P. Kolly o ! Chicago, general manager of C.P ; came here to testify before th • Senate Interstate Commerce Com • mittcc's subcommittee. This snfa ' committee Is trying to decide whe , ther there ought to be a fedora •. law banning the sending of raci I horse Information across the conn ; try—or. at any -'rate, information ; used for Illegal gambling. Kelly said the business done by ; C.H. Is entirely within the law. I! • said: V "The sale of this news by the : Continental Press service is Jepn | everywhere It is sold. . . unqucs ; Honably bookmakers as well as oth l' er members of the public are In' terested in obtaining this news a ; the earliest noFsibl" moment." • $6,000 x Week • He gave the subcommittee a ils • of the customers of C.P.—ranging • from dally racing news papers t< ; the Associated Press and other •': nsves agencies—and said thev paid •: fr"m as much as $6,000 a week to as • li»"n as $20. ; None of the clients he listed were . recognizable as bookies but Sena- f tor Tobcy, New Hampshire Repub- ; . licftn, told him: "You know - - - ' well this information goes to book- '' te." ; Of course, If racing information ; li sent over, wires, It must be over • the wires of the Western Union ' Telegraph Company and the phone companies. So the subcommittee took at shot at asking their repre ; »rntatlv« questions. : The subcommittee was pretty L rough on these people. It bawled ;th*m out for not cutting off -. '.Fire and phone services when ^they're heirs used for Illegal gamb- Ihiff. . • But the wire-phone officials pro..tested they did do Just that—when : ofty or state officials produced facts • showing that the services were used .for Illegal gambling. 1 Federal Law AsfcecT !• The state and city officials have • ftsked Congress for R law making 'it a federal crime to send race horse ] Information across state lines when . It Is to be used for illegal purposes. : But as time goes on, life for the '««n»tors ori the subcommittee gets , more complicated. • Representatives of the press as- [soclatlons and radio testified that they feel any flat ban on sending :out race horse information would be censorship of the press and that, .this might lead to further censorship. . (The press associations and radio carry race horse Information but this isn't the kind that's piped into bookmakers' Joints with the last- minute information on odds, track conditions, weather, and so on.) ""in All Racing" Some one comirz in late on this picture, and being told briefly o the problem facing the :—-..-Jjji- might thing: "Well, why not ban ail horse racing and make the tracks illegal? If there were no races, there couldn't be any betting on races." No one Is seriously susgesllnp that. If the senators tried it they'd be caught up in a storm raised by horse breeders and owners: thV people who have money Invested In tracks; the states which pcrmil gambling at licensed tracks and ge! a rake-off on the betting; and people who vote for senators. A lot of do Ihe kind of legal betting permitted at stale-licensed tracks. Chushan Blasted By Chinese Reds Artillery Pounds Nationalist Base; Island in Danger By Stanley Hlch TAIPEI, Fonnosa, Mny g (/FI — Chinese Communist artillery pounded (he Nationalists:' naval nnd n[r base of key defense outpost for Formosa, all tiny vestcr- dav. dispatches reported toctn'y. ft iras 10 p.m. before Joint, ac- llon by Nationalist land, air and naval forces silcnc-cd the Red guns official reports said. The bornuard- ment came from Kmelnng Island and was directed at Tinghnl. Chn- slran capital, three miles awny. Chushiin Is the main Island of an archipelago of the same name that juts into Hie Enst China sea about 100 miles southeast of Shanghai The Communists hold several Islands In the group bl , t t | )e Nallon . allsl.s have chine to Chushan. main base for their blockade of the birr Red port. Chushan Is Next The Nationalists say Chtishnn Is next on the Red Invasion timetable. The dispatches reported Communist Invasion craft. were continuing to mass in Klngtang Harbor and at Chlnhnl. mainland port 15 miles tvest of Tinghnl. The Nationalists said Red nrtii- lerymcn took advantage of the iventher yesterday, opening up when Nationalist planes were grounded. Weather Is an Important factor at this stage of tile civil war. If the Nationalists can keep the Reds from Formosa until the end of June they expect the weather to lake care of this bastion's defense until next year. Last month heavy fog kept Nationalist planes on Hainan for three straight days and gave the Reds an opportunity to nass Junks for their successful Invasion of the big Island off south China. ' Explanation Given Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek gave his explanation for Hainan's abandonment In a speech observing oday's 29th anniversary of the winding of the Nationalist rcvolu- lonary government In Canton The Nationalist.*, he saM. Jmrt lone their best lo defend the Island lot only as a base for future Na- iMiallst counterattacks on the Red nalnland "but also for the pro- ection of countries In southeast sla from (he Communist tld«." He blamed defeat on two.factors; 1) the sapping of his regime 6y~-12 onllrmons years of war against the apancse and the Chinese Reds: 2) Southeast Asia's own failure to callze their stake fn the Natlonal- sts' battle against Communism. INFANTRY SCHOOL GRADUATES - Three Blytheville men who hold Arm, reserve commission, duated » ;L , week from the associate basic course of the fnfantry School at Fort Bennlng. Ga xty are el, ,« T «,,vf W "' ™ U atMdman ' IMl Wa '" ul: 2lld u ' CRrl *" '"'"'• *'• 3: "Tut It Charles L. Marker. Veterans Housing Quarters, air base. Lt. Steadman and U. Harker are members o the Nationa, Guard and Lt. Robertson L, a member of the Organized Reserve Corps. The coursTC hav COn1| " ClC ' i to dc5lB " ed to Er°und company grade officers in fundamental and technics o, Infantry opLrattns ; rench Plan Father's Joy Celebrations PARIS—W—Prance will have Its rst Fathers' Day Sunday, June 18. 1C some day as this event In the rniled States. It Is being sponsored y a new Fetes and Traditions ommittee. which lias already re- 'ved St. Valentine's Day In France nd a Mother's Day, June 4. NOTICE OF FILING OF APPfl- CATION FOR LIQUOR I'KRMIT Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of tiie State of Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense vinous or spirituous liquors for beverage at retail on the prcm- ISPS described as 109 South Division siren, Blytheville, Arkansns. Appll- cation Is for a permit to be Issued for operation beginning on the 1st f, ay % JU ' y ' 1950 ' n " d to cx P |rc <"' the 30lh day of June. 1951. BrowivjS. Simmons. Applicant. NOTICE OF FILING OF AIM'LICATION FOR LIQUOR I'ERMIT Notice Is hereby given tlint th undersigned has filed with th Commissioner of Revenues of th State of Arkansas for a permit t< sell and dispense vinous or spirit nous liquors for beverage at rctal on the premies described as 303 1> W. Main, Blytheville. Ark. Application is for a permit lo bi issued for operation beginning or Die 1st day of July 1950. and to ex plre on the 30 day of June 1851 George N. Johns and Mrs. George Johns 5-6-5( NOTICF. TO BIDDERS Blythevlllc School District No. 5 Blytheville. Arkansas, will receive bids for the construction of and completion of a High School Build Ing including an Auditorium at Blytheville, Arkansas. The work includes clearing of site and the construction and completion of all structures connecter therewith. Separate bids will be rc- . cnlvcd for Heating, plumbing, ant electric work. Bids will be received up to 2 p.m C.S.T., an the 24lh day of May] 1950, at the office of the Supt. of Schools .Mr. \v. B. Nicholson or the architect and Immediately thereafter all bk!s will be publicly opened and rend aloud In a room set asirtc for the purpose at the Hieh School. The successful bidder will be required to furnish satisfactory performance and payment bond executed by a bonding company licensed to operate In the State of Ark- ansns, conditioned lo pay for all labor and materials used by said contractor, or any Immediate or remote subcontractor under him In snid contract, and to well and truly perform all undertakings and obligations contained In said contract 'n lawful money of the United lU'ites. Proixxsed forms of contract doc- uments, includinK drawings add specifications, arc on file at the office of the Supt. of schools, Ely. 'heville, Arkansas. Copies of documents may be ob- 'alned by depositing Fifty Dollars '(50.001 by the contractors with the Architect. Uzzell S. Branson, First National Bank Building, Blytheville Arkansas, for each set of genera! contract documents so obtained The amount of deposit will be refunded to each contractor who returns the drawings and document? in Rood condition within ten *tO> days after the opening of bids. The cost of necessary repairs and replacements in drawings and documents beyond noriml wear anc tear shall be deducted from the amount of refund. Bidders obtaining over two set= of documents shall have the cost. $10.00. of reproduction, handling and mailing of each extra set deducted from their deposits, and slso aerce to return all sel.s within ten '(10) davs after the opening of bids. Deposits for contract documcnls. drawings and specifications, will be made payable to Dlylheville Schoo' Di-trlct No. 5. All Contractors submitting bids must be licensed under ihr terms of Act 124 o fthe Acts of 19M and Act 217 of 1<M5, Arkansas General Assembly, which regulates the practice of contracting In Arkansas, and the contractor's license number must appear on the face of the envelopes containing his bid. The Blvthevllle School ni-trict No. S. Blytheville, Arkansas, reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities in bidding. Cashier's check or bank draft payable to Blytheville School District No. 5. Blytheville, Arkansas, U. S. Government Bonds, or a satisfactory bid bond executed by the bidder and a surety company licensed in the State of Ark.' in an amount eo.imi to 5% of the bid shall be submitted with each general and mechanical contract bid. No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of Thirty <30( (lays subsequent, to tlie opening of bids without (he consent of the Blytheville School District No. 5, Blytheville. ArhaiwEu;. BLYTHEVfLLE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 5 MAX B. REID, PRESIDENT W. L. HORNER, SECRETARY 516-13 Guaranteed Fishing Worm Getrer Pour a little EARI.V BIIID where worms arc—on rich, damp soil, under large rock.v boards, clc. Worms crawl to 'surface In > few minutes. Doesn't hurt worms. Saves money, time, work. from running nut nf worms on Irips Fun lo use. Guaranteed re- suils or money back. Long tasl- in R holllc EARLY BIRD onlj LOANS ON CARS, TRUCKS AND TRACTORS United Insurance Agency 4 Main Cily DniB Blytheville, Ark. §••• PftESCiPTIGNS Fresh Slock Guaranteed Best ['rices Kirby Druq Sf-orer Our Telephone Number 4438 Shelton Motor Co. You'll Love Our Flowers I BI.VTHF.VILLE FLOWER MART MtmphU Iiiwai Phone 6002 PROFIT By Reading the Classified Ads Every Day! PROFIT By Advertising In The Classified Columns Wlxn ,You Want to Buy or Sell ADS PLACED BEFORE 9A.M. _JHiygP£AR SAME DAY All Classified Advertising Payable in Advance PHONE 4461 BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS A, i - NOTICE Is hereby given undersigned has filed w |th the Commissioner of Revenue* of the Slate of Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense b«er at retail on the premises described as N. Hlway 61, fllytlieville, Mississippi County. The undersigned, states that he Is a citizen of Arkansas, ol good moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime Involving moral turpitude; that no licease to sell beer by the undersigned has oeen revolted within live years last past; and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this state or any otiier state, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application It for permit lo be Issued for operation beginning on the 1 day of July 1950, and to expire on the 30 day of June, 1951. Loyal Order of Moose Lodee No. 1501 Jack RawIIngs, Sec'ry. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 5 day of May 1350. Mrs. Marshall Blackard Notary Public My Commission expires; 3'psa. s;e.5o NOTICE Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the Slate of Arkansas for permit to *ell and dispense beer at retail on the premises described as 4n w Ash Blytheville, Mississippi Cuunty The undersigned states [hJt He b a citizen of Arkansas, of b 'ood moral character, that he has never been convicted of a felony or other crime Involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five that the un- thnt the years last past; Mrs. loud will receive a medal and scroll at ccremonieS In New Yo«<! City. derslgned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this state, or any other state, relative to the jale of alcoholic liquors. Application is for permit to be issued for operation beginning on the 1st day of July 1950, and to ex- plre on the 30th day of June, 1961. Elliott Johns Subscribed and sworn to before me this 5 day of May 1950. Mrs. Marshall Biackard My Commission expires: 319163. ^^ ' 6'fflO TAKE A LOOK AROUND YOU... Cotton IS USED IN iTHQUSA^D^ OF' WAYS! And That's Because Cotton Is Good! How Is cotton used In the Holy [iihle? Every year thousands of bales of cotton (23,260 bales one year) were used in making book bindings, including hind- ings for the Holy Book Yes, cotion is used In countless ways in our modern world...and that's because cotton is good! From the time you get up in the morning until you go to bed at night {in fact when you sltep) you use col- ton products. Now all this means that you should appreciate (lie value ol the product lhat makes the world go round In Mississippi County . .!ook for cotton when you shop—choose cotton when you buy. 1'or whether yon realize it or not cotton is what buys yuur daily bread. H«ST AIO EVERYBODY IN SOME WAY- -USES COTTON EVERY DAY The following Cotton Farmers of Manila arc sponsoring this advertisement to better acquuinr the public with the many uses of Cotton: Harry Wright Crockett Wright Earl Wildy Alex Curtis Claudt Lancaster Neil Benson H. B. Perkins Sam C. Fincher Bill Donner L, V. WaddeM R. C. Whitney Riley Dunkin Bill Brown

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