WEDNESDAY, MAY 10, 1950 BLYTHEVrU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS HAL BOYLE'S COLUMN Slot Machines Click Merrily in Butte Clubs BUTTE. Mont, (/Pj—You have to* he careful about shaking hands with deal old ladies in this town. They may crush your fingers. How do they get such n powerful grip? Working the lever on slot machines. , There Is a kind of closed season I^Fvl present on the morr open forms |F?r gambling in Montana. But the slot machines click merrily on. They make so much noise they drown out the juke boxes, which Is a kind of blessing. Nothing so typifies the "easy come, easy go" philosophy of this frontier mining town than its fond- new for slot machines. So Chun IKS In Unlit There are about 50 churches in Unite and its environs. 180 saloons, and a minimum of 750 .slot machines to .serve a population of 50,000. That means there Is R slot machine for every 60 people. They are popular with all types. Playing a battery of four machines, yon may .see a wealthy businessman, a young houswife, a dear old lady with a muffler over her head, and a bar fly—all lined up democratically together seeking the elusive jackpot. It is a .sitent and not very social pastime. Tlie players rarely say a word to one another, but stare intently at the whirling wheels with a glazed look. Occasionally an angry player, his coins gone, will kick a machine, or shake it vigorously. The machine doesn't kick back— but it doesn't cough up any dough either. • Take Every Coin There are machines to take very coin minted by Uncle Sam except a penny—from a nickel to a silver dollar. ^ "I watched one old lady put <•£ thousand dollars In thai buck ^nacrune," said a bartender. "It took her three days to lose it fill jind ehe was all worn out." Some bartenders have n custom of serving free drinks to customers as long as they are keep- Ing a slot machine busy. It's good business. Under Montana law the slot machines are legal only In fraternal, benevolent or non-proft organization*. To get around this every saloon puts a sign over Its battery of one-armed bandits such as this: "Thanalopsis Club—For Members Only," But anyone can walk In and play them, no matter whether ' he can even pronounce Th ana ton- Machines Click On The legality of the subterfuges Is being challenged in court. But the machines keep clicking—and they more than pay the overhead of many establishments. "f have twelve machines In my place, and one week they Look, in ,51.800," said one proprietor. "My mt was half of that^-$900." i J^Glancing around to see that his wife wasn't watching, he took five silver dollars out of the cash register. He walked over and put them in the machine and lost them, one after the other. "I know better than to play them SAFEST DRIVER - Albert Winters of San Jose, Calif., who drove U9.6QO accident-free miles last year, won top honors in the itHcr-cily truck division of the National Safety Council's miles- per-acctdent contest. Winters has driven a million and a naif miles in 18 years, and has never been the cause of an accident. Negro Children Well Child Clinic Slated Negro children under the age ot two years wore to be examined today at the Well Child Cllni: at tlie North Mississippi County Health unit nt 1 p.m. The Women's organization at the First Christian church will be In charge of the clinic. myself." he said, half-apologetic ally. "But you know they kind or get you—even though you know yoi can't really beat them." PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Best Prices Kirby Drug Stores LOANS ON CARS, TRUCKS AND TRACTORS United Insurance Agency 1st i Main Rear Citj Drag Blythevillc, Ark. ITS OUR FAMILYS WHISKEY, NEIGHBOR Folks declare they never dreamed you could A _. get so much Mildness and Tastiness x^jPa \ .crowded into a bottle! ^sHHi H* r mmm Jfic Jbittmog. Jlccipc of R Jcfkt fot, iJvurt ociic/ioUono BLENDED WHISKEY •* F. L. WICKER MACHINE SHOP 215 North 2nd — Just Call 2192 LAWNMOWERS Power and hand mowers sharpened and repaired... picked up and delivered. BLACKSMITHING WELDING MACHINE WORK Plow points receive prompt and expert sharpening. Acetylene and cleclric. in (lie shop or on the job. Satisfaction guaranteed. We have (he experienced men and the cqiiiiimcnl to do yoin job right. ie Claims furope feeds Bigger Voice n United Nations GENEVA. Switzerland, May 10. 1'J—Tryjjve Lie said today Europe noiild have a bigger voice In Ihc tolled Nations. The United Nations secretary cueral said refusal of U. N. mem- ershlp to nine European nations ad created an artificial situation 'hlch "ought, to be remedied" and hat their admission would give •ope a stronger role in the U. an dlmprove chances of hring- '»g (he East nnd West tosrethpr. Tlie nine countries are Albania, Austria, Bulgaria, Finland, Hun- Bary, Italy;- Ireland. Portugal, and Romania. East - West differences have prevented their admission. Lie spoke at. ceremonies in connection ^itli laying a foundation stone for a ne\v headquarters building here 'or the World Health Organization. Spaniards traditionally eat 12 iapes as the clock strikes the e'A- Year—one for each month. Cnrydon became c'apiial of Indiana Territory in 1813. Missco Faculty Members to Meet Tonight will be play night for Mississippi County School Superintendents. Principals nnd their l!uet,t.s following DIG dinner meeting tit nurciette School Cafeteria. The recreation night Is «n annual event, which marks the [inal meeting for Ihn current school term. It will be directed by the Wll- M» High School. The dinner meeting will start al (5:30 p.m. Police Angel Named VATICAN CITY, May 10. CAP) — Pope Pius XII 1ms named the Ai'ch- angcl Michael the Patron Snint of Policemen, it was made known yesterday. In Ilic niWIca! account, the Arch, anfcl Michael led the loyal angels in the imilc acaliBt Satan and his lollowcrs. fought in hcnvcn. IN Till! PROIUTK COIJKT FOIt Tl'i: CHICK ASA \VIM- DISTHICT OF MISSISSll'I'l f OIIN'TV, ARKANSAS IN THE MATTER OP THE KSTATE OP C. F. BLAKEMORE, DECEASED NO'riCK TO CliEDITORS Last, known aei(ires.s ol the decedent, ni.vtheville, AlXans.is. natc of de.itii, 33rd day ol April. The iiiidoi'signccl was ajipoinled AdminLstralilx O f the estate of th-! above named decedent, on the 2d day of May, 1950. 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