The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 1, 1949 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 1, 1949
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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Attorneys Honor Retiring Justice Frank G. Smith Quits Supreme Court Bench After 37 Years Duty LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 1—(/Pi- Prank G. Smith yesterday handed down his last two opinions ss a member of the Arkansas Supreme Court, on which he has served for 37 years. i Tile usually uncrowded supreme court room was overflowing with Judges, lawyers and private citizens who came to honor the dean of the court. Smith, wo went to the high court In 1D12, served longer than any other member on the bench. He retired yesterday. Cecil Warner, BVirt Smith, presf- J«»t of the Arkansas Bar Assocla- JW'n, presented the" retiring justice with a silver cup on behalf of the Association. He said Smith , had "served with great distinction," and that "the bar of Arkansas acknowledges itself inctc-bted to him." W- P. Ktrsch, Faragould, read a memorial adopted by the Northeast Arkansas Bar Association. He recalled that Smith, a native of Crlttenden County, began his Judicial service in Northeast Arkansas serving as circuit judge of the second district. The resolution said members o the association "witnessed Ills retirement with profound regret." James nale, Marion, presentee the retiring- justice with a watch on behalf of the "old folks" Crittenden county. Chief justice Griffin Smith and several other judges and lawyers also lauded the Yeliring Justice during the two-hour ceremony. Among those pr- snt was forme Justice T. Hadrien Humphrey, now retired, who was a member of the court for many years. Judge Hum nhrey now Is living In Fayeltcville U.S. Demands Recall Of 2 Czech Officials WASHINGTON, Nov. 1. WV-Th United Stales demanded yesterda that Comrmmist Czechoslovakia re -call immediately two Czech official •iow Iri this country. They are Dr. Edwin Munk, con mil general at New York, and Ja: Horvath, housekeeper of the Czecl embassy In the capital. The action was'in apparent re prisal for the recent ousting of tw American attaches from the embas sy at Prague. However, in announc Ing the order, the State Depart mcnt declined to give any explana lion except that the two are hot "persona non grata." That means they are person-All unacceptable to this government. The Czech ambassador, Vladim Outrata, asked for an appointmen with Undersecretary of State Jame E. Webb, presumably as » resu of the action. Of the almost three mlllio square miles ol Australia, mor than one million are in the tropic. PAGE THREE Agri Statistician Urges Farmers To File Reports Arkansas farmers today were urged by Miles McPcck, state agricul- 'ural statistician, to fill out and re- urn crop report blanks now being sent them by the Crop Reporting Service. Reports made by this are based on cross-section surveys of farmers, Mr. x Me Peek said, and will have greater accuracy if more of the questionnaires are returned. Cards now being sent farmers will provide much of the information ascd In estimating crop acreages for 1940. Oin operatois also were urged to ieep accurate records of cotton ginned according to the county in which it was grown. Mr. McPeek said ginners record book will be furnished on request by the Census Bureau. These books will be returned to the Census Bureau at the end of the season and be used along with other information in preparing the official coua- ty estimates of cotton. wenty Autos Figure n One Texas Mishap On Slippery Pavement DALLAS, Nov. 1— (/)>;— Twenty utomobiles in a row . . . one lowed down for a bridge— and police reports show: 20 cars damaged, live of Secret British Naval Plane Explodes; 3 KWed YEOVIL, Eng., Nov. 1. (AP) — A new secret British Navy fighter smacked Into a pair of connecting houses yesterday and exploded. The pilot, a child and a woman were killed. The pilot was Michael Graves, 28, oststant chief test pilot for Westland Aircraft. LUI., makers of the plane, the Wjrvern TP2 turbo ]et fighter. He was the son of sir Cecil Graves, former director-general of the British Broadcasting Corporation. Beiieve if or your telephone bs!l dus REALLY'gons cav/n/ If you |vi.Ul your leleplione bill with cotlon, yon ' c:>uM sen easily liow the "real cost" o | ( u l (!1 >lio,i e service lias jr<;i:e down. J of ciiMni, p;n'd for tivo s of onc-j...ity residence lit !&#>, ]f!0 poni ;•"•<! om:-li;ilf moiili li'!y|>l)iiiH! service. l:i I!) IS, KiO pounds of colron pays for five ami »iii;.|iiiir montlis of one-[)aity residence serviw, figured al the re(|ncslcd rale. \Mn'!o the "real cost" lo yon of tclepliona * • -i'/c has yoiip down, the expenses of furnishing Hint .wriicc have mounted unlil telephone earnings today are one-third lower than in the ilc/illis of the depression. If you are to continue to get good telephone service, il is urgent that earnings be rcslored to normal levels. This will take an increase in your telephone bill of, at most, a few cents a clay. Ei,t it will still leave the "real cost" of telephone service lower than before the war. SOUTmVESTEKN BELL TELEPHONE CO. What else g!vei to much for 10 litlle? Calculations based on one-party residence telephone rates in Little Rock, and A'ltansiu cotton prices. total losses, their owners AH hem laim. Two persons injured, ncitlier ser- ously. Tied up ten of the cars so tlior- ughly for two hours thai wreck- rs had to separate'them. It happened Sunday near ollton because of slick pavement fficers reported.- Nickle Cup of Coffee May be on Way Out in Arkansas Restaurants LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Nov. -1. (AP) —An old American tradition—the itckle CUD of coffee—may be missus shortly. i Vaughnii Winston, executive sec- etary of the Arkansas Restaurant Association said yesterday . that the •ising cost of coffee on world market.? will mean an "eventual raise n price" o* restaurant-served Java. Winston said restaurant-operators icre were being contacted by the association to determine their plnns o Increase the price to ten cents. "I think they (restaurant owners) State's 1949 Tax Revenues Soar Above Take in 1948 LTITLE ROCK, Nov. 1. (AP) _ Revenue commLsioner Dean Morley reported today that Arkansas spe cial tax collections for October to taled $6.129,531. Collections lor October, 1043, were 35,578,444. '• . The ten months total for this year reached $68,548,436 compared to SOOjIiS.SW for the 'corresponding period last year.' , nal BoyU't Colum Boyle Finds Changes in Hallowe'en Activities Have Tanned Kids' Night NEW YORK —</!>>— What ever imppeiied to the oldtime Hallo- we'en? They've reformed Mint dear bluck- capcd witch of pur youth. They've :aken »wny her broomstick — the fastest, thing known In the pre-Jet age—and sent her to the dentist :o have her snaggle teeth replaced by a set of plastic upper and lowtr Why, today you can Hardly tell her from grandma. And I thliik that -it Is a sad thing—tlvjy are confusing Hallowe'en with Christmas. And it Isn't fair to Uie kids the way grown-ups are taking this wonderful evening away from them, and taming it waiting for us with * shotgun stuffed with bacon rind, and (lint it stung something awful if he hit you. But somehow. If he rild have the pork-filled gun, he never fired It. The last thing we did before going home was a brave gesture— throwing stones at the local abandoned "haunted house." There was no real vandalism. The soapeil windows could be cleaned with a razor blade and a ilttle elbow grease. But apparently even that small price became too much for some ndults to pay for the thrill the youngsters got on their one night out. For now In many communities they have formal parades and par- Tile real Hallowe'en came from I tieslo keep^ the["kids"in"checkTStore he forest. In olden Druldlc- dnys owners set the children to oraw It was the night when Samnn, lord of death, held carnival. Good people built huge bonfires on the highest htUs to ward off the legions of evil that winged through the darkness on black wings. Civilization gradually married Strike-Bound Basket Factory Seeks Injunction JONESBORO, Nov. 1. (AP) _ A:, order granting, permission to move finished products from the strike bound Wercc-Wllliams Basket Pac ton 1 here was sought in chancery court today. . Tlie firm is seeking an Injunction to force the Frisco Railroad to spot cars on the factory siding In order that finished crates and baskets may be loaded and moved out- Pierce-Williams has been closed down since April 28 when the 160 employes walked out, . demanding higher wages and Improved working conditions. Pickets are still on duty. Three boxcars which were on the siding when the strike - began were Hallowe'en to the Christian festival of All Saints' Day and the Roman festival honoring Pomona, the goddess of fruit trees. When the children duck for apples now. It's In nemory of forgotten Pomona. But os (he ancient terror mil away from Hallowe'en and people began to lose their belief in witcluw, the kids Joyously took the festival over from the adults. And they kept some of the old woodland n<vc. They Ident'fled themselves with naughty spirits. It was the one evening out of 365 when they could make a rebellion against the commonplace—and try to scare grownups, or at least annoy them. II was a fine thing a generation ago. and 1 suppose It still is in many places. We had our apnle- bobbing parties, then as now. But the real delirious pleasure .was to be allowed to stay up a few hours late playing harmless pranks. We soaped B few storefronts. Wo made horrendous noises against neighbor windows with a notched spool -and ran in panic. There was a legend '.hat 'the old grouch" In the neighborhood was pictures on their windows with waslmblc paint, mid nwnrd j:> This mny be arl/—but It isn't Hallowe'en. It puts childish '.an in an nrtnlt harness on a night when the kids should be free. I'd feel worse about h except 1 knew that last night there would come a knock on my door. When I opened it, r saw a group of little ragamuffins—girls In ijypsy dress, bovs In plrnle regalia. Some vvnn masked, some hud cwk-blnctancd faces. "Trick or trcn.U" one snttl sternly That means I had to Jive them a quarter for a treat or Ihry won't play a trick on me—like lungiiiK me In (he fncc with a iock full P i floi'r. 1 paid. After colloetlni; their loot. Ihe "evil spirits" divided It, bulldln,; a bonfire or orange crates on a side street and wondering if the bad oli witch Is circling overhead—just a; their ancestors wondered. It's a long way from the woods but Hallowe'en is still alive In the ToRditee rill have to go to .ten cent? even-. , moved out three days after the shut- uslly, and I believe tlioy will be aistified in doing so." Winston : said. 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