The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 17, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 17, 1949
Page 7
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1940 tAKK.) COUKJEK NKWS fAGK SEVEN Why Did Boy's Fattier Give Life? That's Question Asked after Son . Is Beaten by Gang I-.YNN, Mats., Nov. 17. (if) — A heartbroken war widow in nn open letter yesterday pleaded with the world to give her the right answer tor her 11-year-old son's question, "Why did my daddy have to die?" Mrs. E. Sylvia Ooldstcin. widow ot Maurice Goldstein, who riled with the 2nd Armored Infantry, 41st Division on Nov. 20, 1944, wrote the Lynn Item: "On Wednesday evening, Nov. 0, my eleven-year-old son, .Laurence, was waylaid by several largo boys. f rse toys Insulted, spat, heat and ked my son Into the gutter be- —ase he was, as they sueertngly said: 'A Jew.' "ironically enough my son was coming home from a Boy Scout meeting—a meeting «l which one of the watchwords. I believe. Is: 'A Scout Is reverent, he Is reverent toward others, lie is faithful In his religious duties and respects the convictions of others In matters of custom and relielon.' Didn't Run "Maybe tf he had run away he would have been sparer! a bcMlng. But. being, the .son of a veteran, killed In the service of his country, he could do no less than stick M out aRainst unfair odds ami strike out against Injustice, even as his father did before him. "Perhaps If such incidents were brought to the attention, of the public there would be fewer heartbreaks, like the one I mention. Maybe then I would know the risht nnsu-er to give my son when he asks: 'Why did my daddy have to die?" 1 The Item said the mother had not reported the incident to the police but that the paper had and the local chapter of B'nal B'rith was investigating the matter. Another Airship Is Almost Hit by Smaller Aircraft WASHINGTON, Nov. 17—</l'J— Hanson Galloway. -Eastern Airlines pilot, reported a "near miss" by a military plane as he Hew Ills transport near Washington Tuesday. A Civil Aeronautics Administration spokesman said today the complaint was filed by radio and has been received in writing. The spokesman said Galloway, who is based at Atlanta, Ga., reported that about 2 p.m. as he passed near Quantlco, Va., en route non-stop Iroin Richmond, Va., to Philadelphia, he said a military Beechcraft passed to his left "and had a near miss." Galloway was unable to say whether the Beechcraft, a small two- engine transport, was an Air Force or Navy plane, and was unable to see its number. A collision between an Eastern Airlines DC-4 and P-38 down Bolivian civil air chitt Brick Rios Bridoux, Nov. 1 caused the death of Burglar Has Penchant for Deer Hunting Rig POCAHONTAS, Nov. 17— M'j— Burglars who entered the Buford- Odom General store at Reyno. : 15 miles northeast of here on Highway 07, might easily be deer hunting today. Their loot Included four shotguns and a supply of red shi'-ls. They also took two .22 rifles, one two radios, a quantity oi heavy blue checked shirts, and tore open 55 persons. It led .to demands thai military aircraft be kept out of the crowded commercial airlines. Little Rock May Get New Welfare Building WASHINGTON, Nov. 17. W Federal officials appear "favoraljl inclined" toward proposed construe lion of a new $150.000 state welfar department building in Little Rock Tills was reported by Arkansa Employment .Security Adminlstra tor Homer Adkins after he confer red with representatives of the Fee eral Security Agency and the Fed eral Employment Sec'.irity dlvislo here Tuesday. A.dkins said welfare agencies no pay nearly 531,1)00 annually In o: ficc rent at Little Rock. Mos this is paid by the federal go\ eminent, which has heen asked apply to the cost of a welfare buih ing the money it normally wou" pay as rent. There are more than 500.000 pro ducing oil and gas wells in t United States, located in 28 stale t ,_ STUDEBAKER- HERE THEY ARE! e casii register, but got no money their pre-dawn burglary. Randolph • County Sheriff Carl Hrown Is directing the Investigation. Craighead County farm Bureau Asks Tax Repeal JONESBORO, NOV. 17—<il>t-The Craigliead county Farm Bureau at ll.s annual membership meeting Tuescday night passed a resolution asking the elimination of the two cents lax on gasoline for non-high- way'use In 'Arkansas. Other resolutions asked that re- o,uiremeuUs of the federal government, b« reduced In such a manner Lhat counties can qualify for federal aid for farm-to-market, roads; supported the liEA efforts In launching rural telephone syrirms; asked suport prices for cottonseed and soybeans^ ana requested thnt no marketing quotas be established for rice. There are about 400 oil refineries In the United Slates, located In 30 states. Prominent Prescott Man Passes Away at Home PRESCO'lT, Ark., Nov. 11—Wi— Martin W. Giecson, 83, retired law- ycnr, lumberman, and former mayor of Prescolt died at his home here yesterday. Greeson was a former owner of the Murfrecsboro and Nashville Kailroad. He worked 30-years see the completion of• the Narrows <lnm flood control project just In stalled on (he Little Missouri Rivet- near Murfree.sboro. Kunivurs include a son. Allen C j rcc.suii o( Lille Hock, four daughters, Mrs. c. t). Mi-Sivnin, Mrs. O. Q. Hirst, Mrs. Prank Gilbert, nnd Mrs, Mall Hilt, nil of nes- coll. Funeral arrangements are Incomplete- Three Appeal Ruling From Forrest City Court LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 17—W')— Three members of a traveling pho tographlc crew yesterday appealed to Hie supreme court from fines Imposed for violation of a Forrest City. 'Ark., occupation tax ordinance. The three — E. D. Nicholson, A. 11, Bean, and j. R. Copeland— were fined $10 and costs each for not having paid the lax required of photographers. They contended the tax i.s unconstitutional as being in restraint of Inter-state commerce. The photographic film Is processed in Chattanooga, Tcnn., and prints »r« mailed to customers. UJ GO USED CARS THAT CAN BE USED! 1!1<19 Sludeliaker Commander—a truly fine automobile fully equipped with all the accessories to make your driving more enjoyable. 1SU6 Ford—;\ good postwar automobile -,\l 11 prewar price. 19-11 Ford—very nice body, runs good, and has good tires. 1939 Chevrolet—brand new tires, new paint job, runs and drives good. I Rail I COME BY BEFORE YOU BUY Chamblin Sales Co. Railroad and Ash Phone 888 STUDEBAKE R— CO H C O m CO m II -Master Plumber- JORDAN PLUMBING COMPANY, Inc. All Work' Guaranteed For t2 Months 31 North mill Phone fil)()l SHEET METAL WORK-— OF ALL KINDS Custom work for gins, allulfa mills, oil mills. Custom Shearing up 1o 1/4 inch thickness Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 South Broadway Phone 2H51 In England It's the Chemist Shop In France It's the Apothecary .Shop In Blytheville It's BARNEY'S DRUGSTORE For Expert Prescription Service NU-WA LAUNDRY CLEANERS Phone 4474 ITS HERE AMD 5O WAYS NEW! WITH THE NEW 1OO H.P. FORD NEW SOUND CONDITIONING New "sound conditioning" In floor, doorj and body puneli iniulatei Ford's "Lifeguard" Body aguinit rood noiiej. More exlemive body Inflation and sealing in 41 areas give additional interior quietness and protection. Eleven new body Colors are baked on. ITS QUIET WHISPERS QUALITY It's the quiet of new sjper-fittedi pistons, new "hushed"timing gear, nev/ fan designed for bellcr cooling at slower, quieter speeds And what powerl It's a full 100 horsepower wrapped up in V-8 design that makes you master of any road. It delivers more power than any other car anywhere near Ford's low price and sells for less than most conventional "sixes." And Ford offers a Six, too—an advanced Six with 95 horsepower. There's in your future ..with a future built in . Ford'i famo'ji "Mid Ship" Kld« li now so quial you can Talk fn whispers athigSway speeds. So smooth (with Its great team of "Hydra- Coll" and "Poro-Ft«x" Springs) thai It virtually erases every bump. So sofa with ils 35% eosier-acling Safety-itaUd King-Size Brakes. NEW QUALITY FEATURES New quality U eajy lo find In )hh 50-woy-n«w Ford. You find il in Ihe new push-button dooi handlci, In the new rolarv door lalch thai needt only a fealher-louch lo open and close securely *ou find It In new spaikling uphotilcry color* in your choice of broadclolhor mohair. NEW DRIVING COMFORT Hot only does the 1950 Ford offer you more hip and shoulder room lhan any other cor In ili field—il offers you lh« long-lived driving comforl of o now foam rubber front ical cushion over new non-sog seat springs. Il rnakes your long rrip a short Sunday drive. But see it For yourself. Drive it so you can feel and hear the difference. And price it and see how much less it costs than any other really Tine car. THE ONE FINE CAR IN THE LOW-PRICE FIELD °t y our FORD DEALERS THE NEW FORD IS ON DISPLAY AT PHILLIPS MOTOR COMPANY Fifth & Walnut Dealer Paid Lhttnz Phone 4453

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