The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 16, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 16, 1947
Page 6
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILUB (ARKJ COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JULY 1C, 1947 Offkial Seeks Auto Thefts Curb Arkansas Has Law On Title Registration But No Enforcement •LITTLE ROCK, Ark.. July lli. (UP) — Arkansas' 'inoperative motor vehicle certificate of title l.xw will be placed into effect if revenue commissioner Otho A. cook is successful in obtaining $25.000 from the State Board of Fiscal Control. Cook said he would ask the board for that sum of money. The commissioner charged Mill Arkansas tops the list of stales in number of stolen automobiles a'irt declared: "there Is absolutely no excuse for this unenviable record. If we put our certificates of ownership law into effect we would put a stop to this business of having auto thieves dispose of their vehicles In this state and having so many Arkansas cars stolen " He said the 1039 legislature passed the certificate of ownership law but. failed to furnish funds for its administration. Cook said he could spare $10,000 from his department's maintenance account If the state board will furnish an additional $25,000. "I believe that within a year's lime the law will produce some , $225,000." he said. Winning Cowgirl FayettevHIe Seeking Secretary for C. of C. Novelist To Use Prize Money To Buy Wife Washing Machine Miss Coils Reid, daughter cf Mr. anil Mrs. J;ip Reid of Abilene. Texas, rides in the saddle which she won as first prte in the Texas Cowboy Reunion sponsors' contest at, Stamford. Miss Reid Is a ,'jttKknt, of Hardiii-Shnmoiis University mid will ride.' one of six white hmsc:; with the Cowboy Band when it goes to the Lions liitcmalioiml convention in San Frisco. (NEA Tclcphoto.) FAYETTEVILLE, Ark., July 10 (UP) — The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce is considering (he application of a Nebraska man for tlia position of secretary manager. He is John I,. Andersen, \vlio hns been a county judge in Orel, Neb., for 1C years. The Fayetteville rjosl has been open since .June 1. when former manager James Holder resigned. Bilbo Enters Hospital \ For Physical Check-up VIOKSBURG, Miss., July lli. f (UP)—Sen. Thcodcjrc G. Hilbo, U., • I Miss, entered Charity Hospital to- lay for a checkup where lis condition was repotted "somewhat improved but still serious." Strikers in Pineapple Country Return to Work HONOLULU, T, H,, July 10. (UP) —The five-day strike of the SG5,- 000,000 Hawaiian pineapple industry ended today and federal conciliators Nathan P. FehishiKer said that' work will be resumed today. ; Fcinsinger announced that eight pineapple producers had acccptei a working agreement to continue wage . negotiations 'with the CIO International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union. . Both parties', agreed to a three- point working 'agreement thai the strike be called off 'and 20,000 em- ployes return to work without discrimination. Terms of the old contract will remain until* a new one is reached. , Brazil's Beaut Trainer Dr. Jose Mora Rivci, Nelson Scabra's Ensucno a snack at Bclmont Park, where the Brazilian five-year-old will run in the. $100,000 intcrna- t ion a I Gold Cup ;it a mile-aiul: ' five-eighths, July ID. U '?* FOR _ FOR QUIET, SMOOTH V RIDING! \ :• FOR SAFE OPERATION! • FOR PROTECTION AGAINST REPAIRS! GET OUT? SPECIAL - TtGHT£MHC StRVICt! S H E L T O N MOTOR CO. IIS West Ash St. J. PudtvXa, a personal friend who *rm'< that llu'iv \va.s no cause foi alrnn over the senator's condition. Hi bo was reportedly running fovor. -flif has undergone a. scr of ji\v'jnnc operations for a malignant month growth. , . , . The world contains more was driven iherc by Or. A.) 4.000,000 lepers. S NEW YORK, July 16. (UP) — Ross JxickrldBc, Jr., said yesterday he wou'd take the $150,000 which lie was assured for Ms first novel mid buy hLs wife a -washing machine. Lockridse was Mie winner of Die .'enii-aniu'il Mctro-Goltlwyii-MRy- er novel award for liLs "Raiiitrcc County," turned out while teach- in;; English «t 'Simmons College. 'P',-,e award will assure him a 'ninlmum of $150,COO. Tlie book may earn 'as $253,000, depending on sales dftcr It is published by Houyhton-MilKin under conlnict with MGM. PJI- • ilhe first time since i;!ie nwai-d was started In 184* another novel, "iilxiul Lyddy Thomas," by M iltta.M. Woiff, was.selected for a special award of unannounced 'Fclorxls in Boston near whom! •Ihe lank, lean Hoosier professor i lived with 1iis wife und four chll- drei-. vlille grinding qut "Raint'.ce County" agreed buying the '.vafliini? machine was the kind of thing Lockridge would, do. j Tile story of the .poor profos- t;cr':i sudden riches started a. year ago in the dignified pub- flshhif; o-fflccs of the HouEiiton Miff I in Co .atop Bsacon Hill. Lockrldgc, who had taught <at Simmons from '1941 to 1946, stepped -up to *!\e receptionist at Houghtcn Mlfflln and set a cumbersome,' battered suitcase on her desk. Lockridgc fumbled a minute with the suitcase catch and then lifted 'the cover. Out tumbled doz- cnn of neatly typed [sheets of ir'-nuscrlpt. 'Ilic editors cheered. But it ran COO,OCO words. Lockrldge set to work cutting It to 300,000. The story was a one-day rc'j- ord of life in an imaginary Indiana County In 1830 with flash backs that cxplMncd the story of the man's life. Lockridge picked Indiana because he is a native of 'Blominglon Ind. Lockridge .whose family is spending the Summer at Manistee, Mich., *is summoned to New York find admitted Jie had less than $100 in the family coffers. ' So scant were ills funds when •he leit the train at the Pennsylvania Station that he walked the 21 blocks to meet the M-O-M officials. Told he was <he winner, Lockridge sat thoughtfuHy for a minu-te, then said: I "I guess I'Vi be able to buy my wife a wishing machine now." He said ihe had no other plans, •that his style of giving would not ' '" change. He ' expected continue to write .howcvcr, to Rep.d Courier News Want Ads, FOR PIN-WORMS TAKI TABLBT* It's lite B dream So quick to cream try HuMKo THE \Dainty COOKING FAT JfsWonderhtl! It's all vegetable DANCING Saturday Night 9 'til 1 Air Conditioned Mirror Room HOTEL NOBLE Adm. 60c Incl. Tax DEDUCTIONS! CONTINUE ALL THIS WEEK! STRAW HATS SLACKS SUMMER ROBES CASUAL SHOES STRAP SANDALS SWIM TRUNKS LUGGAGE All at Greatly Reduced Prices ' If IT'S FOR A MAN MEAD'S Will Have It! FREE! J.OO Value' ROAD MAPS OF AMERICA by Rand McIJnliy Eighty pages of maps of every state in tlio union with .stvcct maps of principal cities and chart showing distance between cities. Limited Quantity! Get Yours Today! WHILE THEY LAST! Rsg. 8.95 PIGK-UP GARTS \Vlmt a value! 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