The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 14, 1950 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 14, 1950
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WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 1950 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FIVE Mystery Cloud Covers Hawaii HONOLULU, June 14. VFh- A vast cloud ot mysterious origin blanketed 1,200.000 square miles of the Pacific. U. S. Weather Bureau Meteorologist E. H. Simpson said yesterday It might last a day or week. At Wake Island 2,000 miles west of Hawaii, the cloud rose to 16,000 feel. At Hawaii, near the eastern limit. It had a 7,000 foot celling. ^wWhat caused It? Maybe windblown African desert sands, said Simpson. Or an explosive eruption down around New Guinea. Or—an Man Fined $25 On Check Charge Basil Burns was fined $25 and costs In Municipal Court this morning on a charge of obtaining personal property under false pretense with $15 of the fine being suspended. lie was charged with giving Curtis Mason a worthless check in the amount of $4. In other action this morning, i similar charge against Mabel Need ham was dismissed on recommen dation of the state upon paymcn of costs and restitution for t.h damages done. She was chargei with giving a worthless check li the amount of $35 to Kirby Brothers Drug Store. Two Negroes, Willie Smith and Albert Barnes, were each fined $35 and costs on charges of gaming. They were arrested by city police during a raid on a dice game last ^weekend. yt Martha Smith forfeited a $35.25 ^:ash bond on a charge of driving while under [lie influence of liquor. tomic explosion, "A concentration of Ions In the ir could result in such B conril- ion," Simpson explained, ions arc electrified particles jarred loose when an atom is split. The EnUvetok proving grounds, where the new atomic tests are expected this summer, lie about 600 miles southwest, of Wake. COUNCIL Obituaries Former Blytheville Man Dies at 6oonev///e Vernon Lewis, 58, formerly of Blytheville, died at Boonevllle Sanatorium at 1:30, yesterday. Mr. Lewis had been a patient there for about a year. He Is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lilly Lewis; two daughters, Mrs. Rosie Lee Welch of Blytheville and Mrs. Beatrice Odum of Roselaml; three sons, C, V, Lewis of South Carolina. Mack Lewis of Blytheville, and Wayne Lewis of Dell; his parents, Mr. and Mrs, Mack Lewis of Silverdate, Mo.; three brothers, Leonard Lewis of Silvcrdale, Harry Lewis of Flint, Mich., Virgil Lewis of Griff insvHlc. Ark.; five sisters, Mrs. Dixie Moxlcy of Long Beach, Calif., Mrs. Merle Parker of Flint, Mich,, Mrs, Lela Megcc of Mnulcttn, Mo., Miss Maxinc Lewis of Jonesboro. Ark., and Mrs. Mildred Ross of Scnath, Mo. Colib Funpr.-il Home is in charge of arrangements which are incomplete. Continued from page I. the council lake some action for the relief of parking problems by widening and improving congested street areas. Rosco Crafton, spokesman for the committee, stressed the church parking problem as being the worst in the city and emphasis was placed upon the fire hazard caused by traffic Jams near the city's churches. Mayor Henderson and the council assured the delegation that the problem was high on the agenda of street Improvements and that study would he made to decide whal action should be taken. Revenue Now Insufficient The mayor explained that funds for such Improvements must come from parking meter revenues and at the present time there is onl> $6,018.07 in this fund. This amount Is Insufficient for meeting the problem. Parking Missco Polio Case Reported LITTLE ROCK, June 14. (AP) — With six new cases reported last week, this year's polio total in Arkansas has reached 34. Trie total at. a corresponding date in 1M9 was 42. The State Health Department, which reported the figures, said two cases last week were in Pcibskl county. The othere were in Lawrence, Mississippi, Phillips and St. Francis Counties. Mlsco Case Mild Mrs. Annabel Pill, county health nurse, .said the Mississippi County case was a 21-month-old Negro child who was sick, only four clays There was no paralysis. The child has had complete recovery, she said. Butane Group Names Olson Arthur R. Olson, Blytheville bu- £tane dealer was elected as one o ^>he three vice presidents of the Arkansas Butane Dealers Associa^ tlon yesterday. The association ended a .thre« day convention in Little Rock yes terday. Amos David of Caraway is presl dent of the organization. Continued from Page I. hanges permitting business losses o be spread over five years instead f two years as at present. 4. "Reform the tax system -to nake risk-taking more attractive. V tax system auscs would-be first Meningitis Case Is Reported in Missco The first case of tuberculous meningills for 1950 in Mississippi County was reported today by Mrs. Annabel Pill, county health nurse. Jerry Garrett, four month old •on of Mr. and Mrs. Waiter Garrelt, Route 2, Manila, wa.s sent to the University Hospital in Little Rock this morning by Dr. B. W. Ratton of Manila. which artificially investors to pre- er safe investments discourages >io'ncering, makes the economy less irogresstve, and therefore retards he rise in the standard of 5. "Stimulate more rapid replacement of equipment"—tax re vision, >ermitting a more rapid write-off of industrial equipment outlays, would help, it was suggested. G. "Increase the imports of the United States relative to its exports." The present excess of ex- jorts means that this country had less to consume and that wages rmve less purchasing power tlian if every dollar of exports paid for & dollar of imports, CED said. A "selective" reduction of U. S. tariffs should also be encouraged, the committee said. 7. "Provide more employment opportunities for older people." 8. "Improve the incentives for efficiency among the rank and file of employes." In labor contracts, It was urged, management should retain the right to reward ability and efficiency in making promotions. 9. "Develop regular methods of drawing upon the knowledge and training of the labor force." 10. "Abolish make-work rules and feather bedding." meters take in tin average of $2,OCO per month, Mayor Henderson said, and one-half o this goes for payment on the meters. , "In about four months," Mayo: Mayor Henderson said, "this deb should be retired and we can thei use all such receipts for street Im provements," Churches represented were th' First Christian Church, Stephen' Episcopal Church, Luthertt n Church, First Methodist Chi and First Baptist, Church. Ad Plan Proposed A proposition for placing adver tLsemcnts on the City's parkin meters WHS presented by W. Leo Smith, Blytheville lawyer, appear ing for H. E. Fisher of Blytheville The council agreed to postpon this matter until the next regula meeting. Mr. Fisher proposed to insta triangular board on each parkin meter standard. Each parking mel er would carry three advertlsemeiv and each sign would be about s: inches wide by eight inches Jong. "Advertisements carried on thcs triangles," Mr. Smith said, "wou! be largely of national products ar would would be so arranged that tht not compete with nearb 2 Adults Enroll n Swim Classes Mrs. Hugh Whit.slU, water safely ualnnan for the annual swimming lasses sponsored by the Clilcka- awte District Chapter of the American Red Cross and the Cliick- sa\v Athletic Club, announced to- ay thai 32 persons last night reg- tg such action. The council also passed an ordi- ance requiring wholesale beer riis- rlbutors to obtain the privilege li- ense number of any retail dis- ribuior making a purchase. This Is o be listed on each invoice. Pen ally for violation of this was set at \ fine of not less than $25 nor more ban $250. Traffic Light Asked Alderman Sanders asked thM. a raffle light be installed at Walnut and First Streets and that some ypc ot traffic warning be placed icar all playgrounds and Blythe- ille Y recreation areas. Police Chief John Foster was instructed to begin razing three condemned Negro houses near Little Park. The purchasing committee recalled bids on a one-half ton pick up businesses." These signs would be prohibited by contract from carrying obscenity or advertising alcoholic beverages. Mr. Fisher Ls considering manufacturing this product In Blytheville, Mr. Smith said. City Would Get 20 Per Cent The council was asked to permit the firm to install these signs for a six months trial period. If at the end of that lime, a franchise was granted Mr. Fisher, the city would receive 20 per cent of the gross income dating from the time of installation. If the franchise was denied, the city would receive no income irom the trial period. In other action, the council voted to close a half-block long portion of Fourteenth Street north of Main Street due to the fact that it is not now being used by the general public. Marcus Evrard, lawyer, presented a petition on behalf of L. D. Chamblin and E. R. Jackson at last month's meeting, ask- truck for the engineering dcyart- ment for further study as bid information was insufficient. The council also received the monthly operating statement last night which showed the city's revenues during May totaled $0,300.00 while expenditures reached $16.483.31. As of May 30, there was $1.500.22 the general fund, $6,018.07 In: the parking meter fund and $2,340.- j 75 in the street fund. i A turnback of $34,632.64 In state sales tax refunds was recevied last week and hence Is not shown on i the May report. Other revenues in- ' eluded parking meter receipts. S2,- 207.50; police and county fines, $1,926.90; privilege license fees, $917.- j 00; sanitation receipts, $579.25, i vehicle licenses, $400.50; and engi- ( neering department receipts, $125.- ( 00. 1 Department expenditures Include Street, $0,211.81; Police, $2,184.28; Sanitation, $3,259.11; Fire $1,291.55; j and general and administrative, $3,-! 390.74; The Municipal Airport operating statement showed revenues of $4,185.35. Of this, $1.815.35 was irom rentals and the remainder from the sale of buildings. Expenditures were $4.638.37 with "$3,179.75 Of this being paid out in salaries. Cash on hand was listed at $36,- 383.C9 and accounts payable totaled $1,344.38 as of May 30. Car Hits Stump; Girl Is Injured DelorLs Parker, 18, 106 112 East Main, received a cut nose and lip at 0:50 last night when she was thrown through a car windshield as the auto struck a stump on Highway 61. The car was driven by Betty Wade, 17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. N. T. Wade 209 South Franklin. She was not injured. According to State Trooper Clyde Darker, who investigated the accident with Deputy Sheriff Holland Aikcn, Miss Wade was turning around on the shoulder of Highway 61, south, near the drive-in theatre, whet; she hit the stump. The entire front of the sedan was damaged, Trooper Barker said, with the left front fender being ripped loose and the windshield smashed. Miss Parker was taken to Walls Hospital for emergency treatment.] Hospital attendants said today she was released last night. istered for the adult swim classes. Registration fs open until tonight. Classes meet at 6 o'clock every night, Monday through Friday. The classes last two weeks. ACHESON Continued from Page 1. course Is sometimes called by the euphemistic phrase of "preventive war." All responsible men must agree that such a- course Is unthinkable for us. "Fortunately, there is a fourth way of dealing with these problems, mid Hint Is to work on them in cooperation with other nations, and by means of peaceful negotiation to resolve our differences. This has been and is our policy." Mor than 2,000 persons hear; Acheson. The auditorium at souther: Methodist University was packed The civic Federation of Dallas am the Community Course of SMU sponsored the address. Jvestoek Jolm Bruce Wilson, Mr.s. A. B. (Rockie) smith and Russell Mosc- ley, mannger of the pool, are instructors. They will be assisted by Nancy Damon and Jean Dccltimn. IT'S ALL-VE6ETABLE FOR DIGESTIBLE COOKING !3 ^SJiiiftn IT'S ALL VEGETABLE LISTEN FOLKS! WE, TOO, WILL BE OPEN , EVERY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER. PAT O'BRYANT, JEWELER Main & 2nd Phone 3261 NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111., line 14. M'j—<USDA>—Hogs 0000; neven; baircuvs and gilts "mostly tcady to .15 lower than Tuesday's verage; eome 170 Ibs down .25 low- r; sows steady to .25 higher; bulk nod and choice 180-240 Ibs 19.850.10; top 20.15 (or several loads; 50-270 Ibs 19.35-19.15; end lots 21000 Ibs 18.50-10.35; 140-170 Ibs 17.159.15: 100-130 Ibs 14.00-11.25; good ,nd choice sows 410 Ibs down 10.251.25; good 410-500 Ibs 15.00-15.75; icnvier weights 13.50-14.25; stags 0.50-12.50. Cattle 2000; cnlves 800; active, Open 7:30, Starts 8:00 Wi'ducsilav —nOUBU! FEATURE— Wall Disney's Feature In Color "SALUTOS AMIGOS" I'l.llS dry Grant A Victor McI.nBlcn "GUNGA DIN" Thursday & Friday "MOTHER WORE TIGHTS" ivllli Befly Gralilc and i)au Dally 2 (,':irloons RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday & Thursday "LUCKY LOSERS" with Gnrccy and the Bowery Boys Short * News rong to unevenly higher on steer*, elfcrs and cows; bulls and vealeri eady; several loads and lots averse good steers 20.00-30,50; odd ead choice steers at 32,50; good heirs and mixed yearlings 28.50-30,00; '.e lot choice mixed yearlings 31.00; ocd cows 21.50-22.50; common and tedium cows 18.50-21.00; cannera nd cutters 15.00-18.50. BLV IHtVILLES ONLY .ALL WHITE THEATPF. Wcdncsdny —I>OUI»,E FIvATURK— "JOHNNY BELINDA" fl-llh Jane Wyman & Lew Ayrei ALSO "ISN'T IT ROMANTIC" with Veronica Lake & Roland Culver Thursday & Friday j —DOUBLE FEATURE— f "NIGHT TIME IN NEVADA" with !!oj nosers & Andy Devln* —ALSO— "LARCENY" with John Payne & Joan Caul fit Id Also Cartoon & Serial "DEATH VALLEY" NEW Hoi Opens Week Days 7:00 p.m. Malfnce Saturdays & Bundayi Hal.-Sun. 1 p.m. Cent. Showing Manila, Ark. 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But whatever your hauling requirements, Chevrolet trucks are your best bet. See them in our show- room. You'll agree. ADVANCE-DESIGN TRUCKS PERFORMANCE LEADERS ' Here are ihe mosf powerful Chevrolet tru<ks ever built! Two great Valvc-tji-Head' engines—the Thrift master 92-h.p. and the new Loadmaster 105-h.p. engine hav« jtcppcd-up power and performance. PAYLOAD LEADERS Low operating and repair costs of Chevrolet trucks are due lo finest engineering and rugged construction, Chevrolet trucks fcl you deliver the goods with real reductions in cost per ton per mile. POPULARITY LEADERS For the last full year, Chevrolet frucks have outsold* Ihe next tv/o makes combined! That's evidence of Hie owner satisfaction they hove earned—proof that Chevrolet is the notion's most-wanted truck. PRICE LEADERS You'rs money ahead wilh Chevrolet trucki! Chevrolet's rock-bottom initial cost—outstandingly low coil oF operation and upkeep-end high trade-in value, oil add up to the lowest price for you. DICK OSBORNE FURNITURE CO. 126 East Main SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO. 301 West Walnut Phone 578

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