The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 7, 1950 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 7, 1950
Page 10
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FAGK TRN BLn'HKVILLE, (ARK.) COURIKR NKW8 WEDNESDAY, JUNE T, J9M CARUTHERSVILLE NEWS By Joan Douglass — I'hone 389-J • fBLINERSSEE U. 5. AIR SHO W—A helicopter licvcrs In midair during * V S Air Fore* dcmonslralion celebrating "Armed Forces" day it Trmpclhot AirfltW, B«tUn. Fort Smith Man Is He!d on Charge Of Robbery—Was Waiting for Victim LITTLE ROCK, June 7. (IP,— A* Fort Smith man who said he svas wafting to rob the first man who came along when he was arrested was charged yesterday with robbery. Information filed in Circuit Court by Prosecutor John E. Coates, Jr., accused the defendant, H. L. Harrison, of (aking $70 from a North Little Rock grocery store manager and an employe in a holdup May 6. No charges have been filed In connection with two other robberies for which he was bound over from North Little Bock Municipal Court. Harrison was arrested In the Park Hill area of North Little Rock recently after a resident reported seeing a man lurking about the neighborhood. Officers quoted him as laying he had liven In his mito- mobite for months while "working the state" and waS waiting at ihe time for the "first man who looked like he had & dollar on him." PSC Approves Gas Rate Boost LITTLE ROCK, June 6. W;—A $50,000 bond posted by the Arkansas Louisiana Gas company was approved yesterday by tile state Public Services Commission, enabling the utility to increase temporarily rates to Industries. The company has asked the commission [or permission to rates for about :10 industrial consumers permanently. If the request is denied, the bond money will be used to refund the temporary increase. \Jonesboro Opposes Home Rule Proposal JONESHOftO, June 7. (H't— Jonesboro's city council voted unanimously last night to oppose a proposed home rule amendment for Arkansas. City Attorney William Howard, outlining tiie proposal for the coun- cilmcnt, said Ihe measure would lead to increased taxes and might calsly put the control of a city Into the hamls of a few Instead of giving tlie voters more power. The proposal Is rjeiny a|x;nsored by the municipal league of Arkansas, of which Jonesboro is a member. Cub« hi normally the United States' biggest rice customer. Defectives Seek Tricky Shopper CHICAGO, June 7. (/P) — Police detectives nl the centra! station are looking for a woman who played a trick on their boss—commissioner John C. Prenriergast. A woman shopper at a State Sired store ordered items of worn- ens and children's apparel totalling S3.^5. She charged the items to John C- Prcnnorgast, TJ33 South Shore Drive, and said she was Mrs. Pren- dci^ast. Commissioner Prendcrgast, who lives at, 7333 South Shore Drive, Is a bachelor. I'arfics Compliment Miss Smith Mrs. James Lewis kaKorge and Mrs, George Gresliam entertained last Tuesday evening with a bridge party and shower for bride-elect Iris Smith. The party was given at the home of Mrs. LaForge and there were three tables of players. High score prize, a tablecloth, went to Mrs. Henry Lafferty. Mrs. Randall Zlinmcr bridgoetl, receiving note paper. Both winners presented these to the honoree along with a miscellaneous shower ol wedding gifts. Mrs. Tom Short served punch to the guests who had been Invited to attend. Special guests were Mrs. Emerson Smith, mother of the honoree. and Mrs. J. w. McCloskey. Another of the many events honoring Miss Smith was held Friday evening when Miss nernice Proctor entertained with a linen shower at the Proctor home. Mrs. Edith 1 Taylor received high score and low was awarded to Miss i'eggy Robertson. Each was presented a gift of linen and they in turn presented their prizes to Miss Smith. Mrs. Guy E. Michie presided at the punch bowl. New I'.T.A. (iruiip Mcfl* The new unit of the parent- Teachers Association lor local schools held an organlmliona meeting In the High School audi torium Friday evening. This new group will deal with the new Intermediate grade school building and students this year. The meeting was conducted by Mrs. Howard Punk who is district president of the State Board and only the business of organization was discussed. The group voted to hold meetings at night. The following officers were elected for the next school year: President. Mrs. T. M. Travelstead; first vice-president, Dr. p. J. Aquino; second vice-president. Mrs. M .'. v/eager; secretary, Mrs. Paul Mehrle. and treasurer, Mrs. Marcus La uck. .tfasonv Honored Members of the local chapter of Eastern Star entertained last Thursday evening with a pot-luck dinner for Masons and their wives and children. This project was sun- gestcd by the Worthy Grand Matron of the Missouri Grand Chapter. Following dtnnec a routine meeting of the chapter was conducted with Mrs. Jack Johnson presiding. The program was led by Mrj. Roy Ainsworth who directed the study of the constitution and the by-laws of the Grand Chapter. They were discussed and questions were asked regarding th« Interpretation of them. Hartland, New Brunswick, has a covered bridge 1,282 feet long.' State College Posts Large Enrollment JONKSHORO, June 7. (/!>)—Arkansas Stale College posted a new summer term enrollment record yesterday and predicted that 1.500 students might be entered before the deadline at 5 p.m. Registrar Band Keister said 1 471 had enrolled by noon today, more than had ever entered for a five weeks summer course. EDSON Continued from Page g nounce he's making a new evaluation, and come up with something acceptable to both the 70- and 48- group plans. McCarthy Gets Cold Shoulder It wasn't reported, but Sen Joseph McCarthy didn't do B.S well as lie thought In his speech before the Catholic Press Association U Ho- chcstcr. A number of the editors were displeased by Senator McCarthy's being a.5ked to speak at all. The Rt. Rev. Michael J. Ready, bishop of Columbus and Episcopal chairman of the National Catholic Welfare Council, didn't even attend the meeting at which the senator spoke. In Ills keynote address (/> the Catholic Press Association luncheon on the same day that Senator McCarthy spoke. Bishop Beady made some very pointed references He did not mention Senator McCarthy by name. But as ' reported m the .V.C.W.C. news service, the bishop criticized "those who lately and hysterically identified themselves in the role of defenders of the nation," those who "leap nimbly on the bandwagon of popular condemnation," and those who "fix the odium of shamefully traitorous ac-' tivities upon persons accused, bin not actually convicted of base views." Savings of $1.000,000 a day In the national defense budget are now claimed by Defense Secretary Loui Johnson's Management Advisory Committee. The committee Is now shooting towards saving of f2,000,- Witee t6e^fSe-<tfa#-c/an att-dtar tine. . . tf& ve netv v> ^ Bel Air It's the only car of its kind in the entire low-price field! Here is the most beautiful Chevrolet ever built—here is the magnificent new Chevrolet Bel Air! Here, for the first time in Ihe low-price field, is a car thai combines all the dash and jaunlincss of a convertible with the comfort and safely of an all-steel body by Fisher. The new Chevrolet lid Air makes it possible for you to own the liveliest-looking, loveliest-looking car on the road! But come in and find out alt about the Kel Air for yourself . . , its low-lined, youthful silhouette ... its wide side windows unobstructed by any post . . , the exceptionally generous vision from Us sweeping rear window . . . ils sparkling color harmonies ... . the rich blciidings of ils luxuriously appointed interior. All these luxury features are yours at lowest cost in the exciting new BEL AIR Choice of Powerglicic Aulomnlic Transmission with new 105-h.p. Valvc-in-lleaJ Engine', or Silent Synchro-Mesh Transmission with improved Standard Valve-in-Hcad Hn- gine • Seven color choices, including four specially crcalcd two-lone combinations—all with matching or contrasting interior trim • Two-tone seat upholstery of striped pile- cord fabric with leather trim. 'Combination of Pmrcrgliilc Automatic Trimi- mhsion anil I01-!i.p. Engine optional at (lira COit, SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO. 000 > «»y. It ultimately hopes to reach • »o«! of «vlj]j $3,000,000 a d«y. ThU committee was «et up last August under t contract with Robert Roller »nd Associates of Cleveland, wlio had done similar work Jor the Air Force. They now report to Gen. Joseph T. McNarney. ad- vLier to Secretary Johnson. Holler estimates It will take another your to set up permanent management controls lor the armed services. Money saved 1» not returned to the Treasury. Money saved merely provides that mucli more national defense, savings are made by cloning down unnecessary bases, eliminating duplication, reducing orders for supplies. By good management of this kind, savings of from $100,000,000 to »1,000.000,000 are hoped for Ihls year and next. LOANS CARS, TRUCKS l Kstal* & FHA United Insurance Agency A. f. (l)e*l Dietrich. MIT. 1st & Main— Hear Clly Drill Blylhevill*, Ark. FOR SALE OnereU etlTert*, It Inch to W Inch, plain M reenforced. Alx> Oacrelc itcildlni Block* ebeap- er lh»n limber foi tarns, chicken ta**M*. M™P ho«sem, tenant he««« l«ol ihtds. We CalJ u (« frM OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. U nchangmjl quality and mellow flavor have made Yellowstone a favorite jince 1872. Government Loan Cotton Papers Bring Your Papers to Our Office Before the Redemption Date Expiret TOP PRICES PAID Lee Cotton Co. Across the Street from the City Hall IH'/, North 2nd. . Phone 2218 afiicu in nono i_rna«* u.rv, (jo-ri. cxirrv h Kt,l,OWSTONH. INC.. 1.OIHSV11 I,fi, K l 301 West Walnut Phone 578 DON'T MISS IT American Legion Auditorium W AL L Y FOWLER WITH MIS COSPH 4 SPIRITUAL ALL-NITE SINGING All-Nite Singing Concert GOSPEL AND SPIRITUAL FEATURING THE LARGEST ARRAY OF QUARTETS EVER TO APPEAR IN BLYTHEVILLE • Wolly Fowler and His Famous Oak Ridge Quartet from Nashville, • The Original Blackwood Bros. Quartet of Shennandoah, Iowa. • The Sensational Happy Goodman Family of Mayf ield, Kentucky. • Fred C. Maples and the Harmoneers Quartet of Atlanta, Georgia. • The Oriqinal Rangers Quartet of Raleigh, North Carolina • Manual Battles Quartet of Kennett, Missouri • Sponsored by Boyd S. TomHnscn and his Calvary Quartet Only a Few Special Reserved Seats on Sale at Owens Drug and Rothrock's Drug Store SI. 10 Including Tax GENERAL ADMISSION AT DOOR ADULTS 75c Inc. Tax CHILDREN ...,.,...».»-,.,.r...,. ,.,«...,. SOc Inc. Tax DONT MISS IT! / -

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