The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 18, 1950 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 18, 1950
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THURSDAY, MAT 18, 1950 BLTTHEVILLE, (ARK.)' COUTHER NEWS Stale High School GraduatesAreUp More Seniors to Get Diplomas This Month Than Ever Before LITTLE ROCK, May 18. (^ More high school seniors arc receiving graduation diplomas this "month than ever be/ore In Arkan' »fls. ...And, there is a good chiince that I^J? number of high school erad- ^RUes next year will be the highest hi the history of the Arkansas education system. The Arkansas Education Department estimated yesterday the number of this year's high school graduates at 13,675. Exp-'ted to receive dinlomas In 1951 are 13.800 seniors, ; - The previous record was set in 1949 when 13,379 diplomas were handed out. ' Better Facilities Arkansas Education Commissioner A. B. Bonds. Jr., reports that increased school facilities—made possible by the 1949 consolidation—accounts for some of the increase in thvs year's class of graduates. He said that possibilities for a much larger number of hie 11 school seniors are exneotcd during the next five years. Increased interest In schools, better teaching methods, additional school facilities and increased funds for education are contributing factors, says Bonds. Ceremonies to Come Graduation ceremonies for many Arkansas; high school seniors began about May 1. But the bulk of the diplomas will be passed out between now and May 26. A wind-up is expected by June 1. Bonds, Arkansas Revenue Coni- 1 missioner Dean Morley and Gov.'Sid McMath apparently are the favorite speakers at graduation cere- 1 monies. Almost doily these three officials are asked to appear at some school to deliver the commencc- address. Very few engage- flits are turned down. p-., •' ^ r^ r ;./< I * i " *r •. ' -, Rio Grande National J\) In Colorado has the highest average elevation of any national tores! in the United States. NEW ITALIAN HELICOPTER- First post-war h.Iicopfer A.™ l( Orh , AIrp Lome, weishs a half-ton, has speed of 120 miles an hour »d can reaeh » heljl.t of llV» Increases Noted In Use of Cotton WASHINGTON, May 18. (/!';— The Census Bureau reported yes- tcday cotton consumption for the period of April 2 to 29 averaged 36.172 bales for each working day. This compared with an average 28,955 bales for the corresponding period a year ago, sjid with' 35.929 for the Feb. 25-April 1 period this year. The daily average consumption of linters was 5,239 bales compared with 4,675 a year ago and 6,233 for the March period tills year. Woman Candidate Gets Fraternity Initiation LOS ANGELES. May 18. (fi>(— She wasn't cvei. pledged to the fraternity, but Congressaonmn Helen Gahagan Douglas got the works in this initiation. Stumping for the Democratic nomination to the U.S. Senate, Mrs. Douglas was in the middle of a speech on the outskirts of the Southern California campus when she was deluged with hay and squirting seltzer water. Embarrassed authorities explained tt was just a fraternity pledging pa- ly and President Fred D. Pagg, Jr., telegraphed an apology. "Boys will be boys." Ms. Douglas \ shrugged off the seltzer. i CATARR:! SUFFERERS- 5ENUS . FIND CURB FOR MISfRT DUE TO NASAL CONGESTION. SUPPLY RUSHED HERf E Relief tt laat from torture at »]nut tntarrh, and hay fever due to nu«l fongti tloa u ecen today in ceixirk at •ucce» wit R formula which tiaa ihe power to re*Iur< nasal condition. Men *na women will a^orming sinus headaches. clofTK«<l nottriEt eararho, hawliitiR and mewing miserj M of blcsFct) relief after using it. KLOKON01 costa 13.09, lint consi^Ierinit results, thii !> not exticnfivc, amounts to only jwnntea pc iloie. 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