The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 22, 1946 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 22, 1946
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIEH NEWS IB Is Principal Health Problem I Vanderfailt Findings : Have No Bearing On Tennessee Death Rate BY ALBERTA LOSS United Fress Staff Correspondent fNASHVILU!, Tenn., March 21. <OP)— Dr. R. H : . Hutcheson, State Health Commissioner, Wednesday H»rned that recent findings of y«nd*rbllt University doctors on Jwig (cirs— or calcifications— by no »S«ans, push tuberculosis from Its '" rtSnjjfa's' the state's number one ' *: WE. THE WOMEN Overseas Wives Will Rescue Uncle Sam • ised the work of Dr. Amos isit«' ilia' 'his associates who lust «k revealed .that many lung .cars are hot symptoms of tubercu- fts, but result .from the mild form .-.' a fungus disease known as his- toplasmosls. However, that does not rnean that any person has been erroneously hospitalized for tuberculosis in Tennessee. Hutcheson «aid. "We don't put them In tho hospital until they have a lung cavity or positive tubercular sputum —both of which arc indisputable evidence of the disease," he commented. : rThe new findings have no benr- ine whatever on the high death rat<. from tuberculosis in Tennessee, the official said, reminding that fqlks dont' die from a "liarmTcss fungus. " The last official national comparison (IMS) In the state Health offices placed Tennessee third in the nation with a tubercular death rate of 65.7 persons per 100,000. Only Arizona and New Mexico, meccas for advanced tubercular cases, had a higher rate. .'"I have had many requests for explanation of the report carried in the press of the new discoveries. and the public should be warned • gainst questioning a positive diag- hpsis nv/if by any physician, because a diagnosis of adult tuberculosis by a competent physician' is not likely to be made without positive signs. There is little chance of error between hlstoplamosls and adult tuberculosis," the doctor emphasized. He revealed that the state health department discovered eight years ago that chest calcifications were not always a sign of the dread disease and began marking "tuber- BV RUTH MIIJJ!TT N'EA Staff Writer If and when men serving overseas ha\;e their wives sent to them -^md it looks now as though it won't be long—Uncle Sam ought to get a little rest from the complaints of dissatisfied servicemen. And not just because of the wives' soothing presence, cither. OI Joe won't have so much time to Bi'i|>e about what is wrong with the Army when be becomes head of a household. Chances are he has forgotten the thousand-and-one annoyances and small problems of family life. If he solves those or Just sits around and -fumes about them, he won't have much time for worrying about culosls negative" on X-rays 'hat showed no other sign of tuberculosis. But until the recent work at Vanderbilt the department bad to >e satisfied with Ihc negative ding- losis. "We are Indebted to Urs. Chi Isle and J. c. Peterson for the help hey have given us In our lu- )erculosis program and we expect o continue working with them in an c ffort to more clearly define he cause of calcification In Hie argc group of cases now being tentatively diagnosed hlstoplasmpsls. Jalclflcation In these patients may be due to many other causes llian either tuberculosis or hlstoplasmo- sts," Hutcheson explained. The University of Tennessee also s carrying on extensive research work In this connection and the wealth department is working In cooperation with that school and with Vanderbilt. what Is wrong with the Army. There won'l be .so many of thoso "bull-sessions" -- where dissatisfaction breeds—fur him, either. He'll b t . having dinner with the Joneses or having the Smiths In for bridge instead of Joining the griper* IIOMK" NO IIKAVKN NOW liesldcs. his wlfo may bring him tile news lhat "back home" things aren't so good, either. l>t her talk for a while about the strikes lhat are lyinK up cities and holding up lew ears, about their friends who arc Ih'ing in trailers or are separated because there Is no housing whnc the man's job Is, about the shortages which complicate life and dilute pleasure—and "home" may lose a little of its magnetism. .Sure, he's reading about all that, but wait until the little woman dresses up the story with case histories And then, anyway, why should lie bother to blnmc his troubles on Uncle Sam once he has his 'wife handy lo take (he rap. It will uo so much easier to say, "Why didn't you?" than "Why doesn't the Army?" Yes. poor Uncle Sam ought to get a breathing spell when GI Joe Is again a family man. Cow Dies From Habit's ROCHESTER, N. Y. (UP)—Tile mysterious death of a cow has been solved by city health officer Dr. Robert Wnslphal. A report proves that the cause of death was I rabies, contracted when a rabid dog bit and Infected the cow. 500 May Attend Mid-South Show Gifts and House wares Will Be Displayed At Memphis Auditorium MEMPHIS, March 21. — More Ihnn 500 merchants from the Mld- Soutli have given advance notice that they will attend the first Mlrt- Soiith d'>!s and Housewarcs show at the Memphis Auditorium, April I through April 4. Mrs. L. Rowe, Memphis, Is In charge of the event. More than 75 display booths have already bet-:i reserved by manufacturers'and, distributors in houscwarcs, appliances, KlfUi, fiirnltiirc. pottery, glass, china. Jewelry, toys, books, 'Stationery and allied lines. "There has long been a need lor a show of this type In the Mld- iSouth," pointed out Mrs. Rowc, "and in response to requests from both merchants and manufacturers we have arranged the Mld-Soulh Gift nnd Hoiisowares Show. If s uc- :c.s.sfnl, we plan to have a spring ind fajl showing each year. 1 ' In attendance al l"c show nrr expected to be manager);, depail- nent heads and owners of various Mid-South department stores, dry Koods, variety, Jewelry, book, glfi "incl other mercantile enterprises. Advance reservation Is not necessary, but officials of the show Negro At Pine BluH Given Death Penalty TILUKSDAY, MARCH 21, 19-16 WILSON NEWS PINE 11LUFK. Ark., Mar. 10. (UP) Mr. and Mrs. Frank l^ee Wesson j ore parents of a son born Monday | -Clilton HolniciTifl.ycar-o'id' N'C-! n'l" 1 , at lhclr h °'" c '" Wllsolv T1 " ! Ki'o cx-convlct was sentenced to ' ?., y lms bccn lianl(1(1 Frank Hawcs •teal lh,eSlc chair th^j^S" ^ » ls I'" 1 *'''"" 8™»d- uftcr -&,!!!, CrSum" of ST'tV^ 0 "' thC former M1SS He had Von cha'Vge Vcc^c- ^SS^'^^»,Kf- A black cluck at Dundee, 111., laid . There are 450 persons to (lie ' " lack C BB- • [square mile In Puerto Rico. tion with a statutory offense against n 11-year-old \vliitc girl ill Pine Bluff Jan. 26. He entered a plea of Bullty and asked the mercy of the court. The jury deliberated five minutes. Holmes was immediately relumed to the state penitentiary where he has been he!U for safekeeping. I He had previously served about co years of a 9-ycar burglary d larceny sentence. lien, a daughter, Victoria, and a son, Lc e Wilson Wesson. Russia w£is coining money of platimnrt 100 years ago. FOR RENT... Frozen Food Lockers Equipped to Cure Your Hams, Bacon, Shoulders, Sausage A Complete Meat Curing and Storing Service FROZEN FOODS I'hone 2602 Main at 21st Street Radios Repaired Auto - Electric We Pick U> and DeHvet Just Received! • Electric Phonographs With Automatic Record Changer. 12 Ten Inch Records. Records. Ten 12 Inch $49.95 CITY RADIO REPAIR 324 East Main Phone 2407 Special Terms to FARMERS Buy NOW PAY Next Fall! ; Terms On Any Purchase Over $50 iDown Bal. Oct. 1 You Need Not Sacrifice . . STYLE for COMFORT : . . : Our Livingroom Suites are SPRING-FILLED! Here at Hubbards you will find many happy combinations of beauty and comfore . . . Livingroom suites of classic simplicity that will blend beautifully with cither classic or modern pieces. They're amply proportioned ... of full spring conhtruction . . . B "STl^V 16 hardwood frames . . . and beautifully tailored in rich elSRts, Tapestries, Mohair and Brocatelle ... in your choice of Choose your new livingroom at HUBBARD'S! f / / $149. to $445. USE OUR EASY TERMS LAMPS... That Radiate Bright Beauty Just received—A. new collection of smart lamps that will east a glow of Spring Cheer in your 'homo . . . and like Aladdin's magic, will brighten a (able, a corner ... a room Table Lamps — $4.95 to $24.95 Floor Lamps — $17.98-$34.95 HUBBARD FURNITURE CO * 401 West Main Street, Blythevillc, Arkansas Pedlcrend Past KAN DIEGO, Cn). (UP)—To wat- •front watchers she's just another rty - looking Mexican coastal eigliter, but to the old salts who low, the. Marlnero Is a ship with pedigreed past. The vessel, minus the "o." was 1C late John Uarrymore's schooncr- icht Mariner, which once' won 10 Honolulu yacht race. Read Courier News Want Ads. 'oulcl appreciate hearing lose planning to come. from * Insure Now . . . through W. J. Pollard Agency Glencoe Hotel Bldg, Telephone 3546 Where Your Flowers Are—You Are! One call to us will arrange to have your remembrances sent, not just once, but month after month. Ask about this plan. T J^FLOWER SHOP ™. ,«f ' T-D- 8erTlee We DellTer Anywhef* Ph. 491 Mm. J. M. (M«) WlUUng, .wner GleneM BUt Refrigeration Service! ADAPTERlciTS Place you; order (or a new modern autoi INNER TUBES Tubes,' c ire I Full molded and cut fo size ready to ilip In i place. ' All f holes » drilled £ and counreriunV. SCREW DRIVERS ^ M .-.WATER POMP fis , sSSST^Iassss ...o' SOUTHERN AUTO STORES CARL BRYANT, Manager , Phone :!m 113 West Main St. We have an Expert Service Man to take care of your Hefe*ier<H tion and Washing Machine Service; also Electric Motor Service. We also carry a complete itoek of New Parts for all makes of Equipment. Work Guaranteed. Reasonable Prices. Tom Little Appliance Co. 105 West Main St, Blyrheville, Ark. Phone 415 Radio Service "Tit" AnjH Refrigerator Service Fred Lawlcr Washer & Ironer Service Philip Fret Vacuum Cleaners, Pans, Irons and Small Appliances Ke- palrcd. Baby Jumper swings Baby walkers and strolle« Pyrcx glassware—household waxes and cleaner—cutlery. Phonograph, records and accessories. Pans—attic, window, pedesta], and table types. Adams Appliance Co., Inc. I. W. Adams, Mgr. Successors *o Hardaway Appliance Co., Inc. Phone 2071 206-08 West Main BONDED AND INSURED 24-Hour TAXI SERVICE CALL • 968 Bill Wunderlich Bailroad Street _ Hear Robinson's Drug Store For Your Home Springfield Couches, Lounge Chairs with Ottoman, Chiffrobes, Bedroom Suites, Springs, Mattresses, 5 piece Breakfast Sets. Just Received: Metal Trunks & Lockers Alvin HarHy Furniture Co: New and Used 301 East Main St. p hon e 2302 SOMETHING NEW! READY-MIXED CONCRETE Foundations-Sidewalks-Driveways-Porches Call 517 for estimates PRIDE and USREY COAL and CONSTRUCTION CO. Approved FHA Contractors 110 So. Sec. Phone 3371 ELECTRICAL SUPPLIES Let us figure your bill of materials or the total Contract, including labor. WALPOLE ELECTRIC CO. FOR SALE! 16 Gal. Corrugated Steel Culverts in 16" Lengths with Connecting Bands. They're Lighter than Concrete, Easier io Install and Will Last a Lifetime. CALL OR WRITE— LEE WILSON & CO. Phone 18 Wilson, Ark.

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