The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 12, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 12, 1950
Page 2
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PAGE TWO BI/rTHEVTU,E (ATIK.) COURIER NEWS Prodigal Load Of U.S. Rubber Returns Home RENDEZVOUS WITH DEATH—An amalcur photographer got .this remarkable picture ns a panic-stricken mouse and a hungry cat stared eye-to-eye in the flna! before labby finished off his Victim Hnbrrl llrnry of Clevcl.iml. O.. took the unusual shot Science's Interest in Firefly Sends Kids .Scurrying to Fields OAK .tIDOE, Tenn,, June 12, (/T) Fireflies have gone high-brow in this super-duper scientific city of the atom bomb. They've taken up science. Or rather science has taken them up. Dr. Hernard strehler wants to know hoy.a glow worm makes itself glow. Not for just idle curiosity. r The former Johns Hopkins University scientist thinks that « byproduct of luciferin—the substance that produces the glow—might bring about a better electric 'light bulb. The trick Is to find out how the lightning bugs make the stiff. So he called on the kids around here to bring him all the lightning bugs they could find; he'd pay 25 cents a hundred. The yoimRsU-rs turned up with more than 515 u-orth at current prices on the Oak nidge market. About 6.100 fireflies, by Dr. Strch- ler's count. "If I can break down the light- produclng system of the firefly." said Dr. Strehler, "I may get some leads on flourescencc which might result In a better light bulb. But he needs 100,000 live fireflies for the project. • For the' kids around here that means that the hunt's still on. Two brothers brought in -400 lightning bugs ami collected a dollar for their trouble. And they came up with a neat turn in firefly-luml- g technique. Proudly explained John Van Fleet and his brother David: "We got up early and found them asleep on daisies." EVER" 'Pius Federal Tar JUNE -— ' < ***•*- tWMJJ.. | . •»U.I-.l»l-»^^»,l ^^J^.-^^^^^^^^^^^— RONSON and ZiPPO LIGHTERS $3.50 to $10.00 STAG COUNTRY CLUB COLOGNE i2 5U »ca S 2.25 LAVENDER SHAVING BOWL ......... ;. Each l.OO KLENZO LATHER BRUSH badger bristles 3.69 GENTLEMEN'S STATIONERY Stag-60 sheets, « envelopes 98« BILLFOLDS, KEY CASES Handsome Parker PEN & PENCIL SET $5.00 Mennen CREAM Hair Oil Keeps hair neatly in place, combats dry hah" and scalp. priced from l.OO'up K Lentheric After Shave Lotion Makes shaving a defigtit. Pleas-^ antly scented; coojinf, *"j"* soothing..,.. "" \| Sensational SHAVING BARGAIN Improved Gillette Super Speed 1-pc. Razor i 10-blade' Dispenser. $1.75 value ci oyeeu 1.00 Jfcur friends will tell yog our Prescription Service is 'tops' C fe *» r . fmi ^ «»^^^ • vinyl Plastic PICNIC KIT 44 sq. in. plastic pad and plastic sere- ice for four. Pad carries food and utensils when folded. mm DEPEND OH AMY pUfi PRODUCT THAT BEARS THE NAME fig 6{id Htmc •••••-.. on!y $1.65 V4 02. tub* 35* licensed by the University of Illinois Foundation blisters - cold ODTl and Metal Sprayer-$1.24 value 1 79* GRIFFIM AILWITE SHOE POLISH 5 ounce bottle 19* 'S MIRACLE-TUFT TOOTH BRUSH 4* SEMMJRfflfl)] OWENS DRUG II\J r\ .. _. Tour Rex all Store Main & Roifroad BlyfhcviMe Fast Switch Puts Salesman on Hook PASADENA, CalK., June 12. (yp)_ Marvin Herxh, a door-to-door mngazlne salesman, called on Mrs. Madeline Sauder. •Good 'nofinng, madninc. Did you BALTIMORE, June 12. iff-}— A consignment of composition rubber, shipped to Italy shortly after (lie war as a p.irt ol the UNRRA aid program, is back In America after a round trip crossing ot the Al- ! lantlc. I Nearly 2.500 bundles of tile ship- ' nient nrrli'eri In Baltimore last wccfc aboard the S.S. Excellcr from Venice, Italy. It Is being shipped to. the Buxbaum Company In Canton,! o. Waterfront sources said the rub bcr probably laid untouched in Italy for months before being picked up by K broker In a deal Inr the Ohio firm. Like other ship ments under the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Program for aid to war-stricken countries, It cost Italy nothing. A Buxbaum representative sa!d his firm usually purchases from samples and would not necessailly know where the material originates Siam Gets Rice Offer BANGKOK—<AV-Slam has received applications from nations all over the world to purchase H.s entire 1950 exportable rice surplus of 1.500.000 tons. The Commerce Ministry said n check is bring carried out of all silos throughout the country to serif additional paddy might be available to fill the great demand. get your free cook book yel?" Mrs. Sauder said she hadn't, K> Hersh handed her one. "There's usually a catch to this sort of thing," the lady said. 'Oh, no," Hersli assured her. "it's absolutely tree. Whereupon Mrs. Sauder closed the dooi and left Hersh with an unfinished sales talk on his hands. Hers)i rapped vigorously at both frnnf end back doors. Mrs. Sauder refused to answer, she called the police instead. Hersh to/d Sjft. Gerald Wilson. MONDAY, JUNE », "Th* cook book I* f re « only when you take out a subscription to a magazine." The sergeant Ms unimpressed. He ruled on the spot that Mrs. San- J". «"« entitled to keep the cook ^ „ ? was no "Cation whether Hersh planned to appeal to a (higher authority. Mount Zion JERUSALEM — (IT)— «ton« from ancient Mount zlon »re to form part of the new Jewish syrwgoeut to be built In New )fork City. They aie being handed over to a delegi- lion of '."Your* Istttl" r«or««nt- atlves from New yort. Every Wednesdoy Afternoon THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER : FOLLOWING BLYTHEVILLE STORES WILL BE OPEN EVERY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON i THROUGHOUT THE SUMMSR;^» MEAD'S DREIFUS JEWELRY CO. HEUER'S SHOE STORE BARNEY'S FRIENDLY SHOE STORE HEINNEMANN'S GUARD'S JEWELRY STORE FITZPATR1CK JEWELERS JIM BROWN STORES, INC, R. D. HUGHES CO. THE FAMILY SHOE STORE ZELLNER'S SLIPPER SHOP GRABER'S MONTGOMERY WARD J. C PENNEY CO. GOODYEAR SERVICE STORE WADE FURNITURE CO. JIEDEL'S THIS MEASURE IS TAKEN FOR THE SHOPPING CONVENIENCE OF OUR MANY CUSTOMERS IN THE MISSISSIPPI COUNTY AREA

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