The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 1, 1949 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 1, 1949
Page 10
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T ?AGE TEN BLYTHEVTLU! (ARK.) COimfER NEWS THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1, Labor Government is Defeated In Hew Zealand Where Voters Tire of Governmental Controls By KranV Hoilse AUCKLAND, N. ?,., Dec. 1. (/!•;—A labor government which broUKlit. Advanced social legislation to New Zealand in llic pasl 14 years was turned out of oflice yesterday. The government of Prime Minister Peter Prater went down to defeat at the hands of the opi>osttion Nationalist Party, which said the people were tired of government controls and would eliminate them Micre possible. The new prime minister sill be Sidney George Holland. 56-year old former businessman who ha.s been opposition leader in the Wellington Parliament since the labor government took office in 1935. Final standing of the parties In * parliament of 80 members sliow- td the nationalists will have 46 seats to labor's 34. Ijibor had a majority of four In the previous parliament. The result was surprising to many. It may have some bearing on forthcoming elections in Ans-' tralia and Britain which also have labor governments. Australian elections are scheduled for Dec. 10 nnri the British election is expected to be held next spring. Sign of IhR Times, lirllon Says (On learning the results of the New Zealand elections, I/ird Woolton, chairman of the British Conservative Party said the defeat of the New Zealand Uibor Party is "a sign of the times " (He told reporters In London: The political issues 'n New Xeal- »nd are basically the same as those existing here. When the time conies, (he people of this country will not Ing behind their kinsmen in showing the world the right road to follow.") The New Zealand result was interpreted as an indication the people had grown tiled of the continuing process of nallonali/mion In these tight little isles which have led the British commonwealth In mauv phases of social legislation. The National Party promised to Uft controls on free enterprise and reduce taxation, ft also undertook not to reduce wages nor impair »cial benefits. The nationalists increased their lupport in industrial areas which have been labor-ted for many years. ; One of the labor government cas- •alties in the election was the minister of industries and commerce, A. H. Nordmeyer. whose department, administers price controls, target or opposition campaigners. Arkansas Slayer Facing Memphis Robbery Charges MEMPHIS. Tenn., I3ec. 1. (API — Harold Raymond Houcliins. 2.')-ye,ir- olci convicted murderer from Flippin, Ark., wu.s arrested here on L'.vo robbery charges yesterday. HP was taken into custody while Iree 0:1 S5.000 bond. He recently was convicted and rent diced (o 15 year. 1 ; n the slaying of Sfllh L. Reed, 67. of Clark.sville. Ark., in a Little Rock hotel Nov. 23, 1918. Police arreslfd lilni alter receiving information he had been visit- Memphis hotels under .assumed names since his convirlion. The roliberie.s he Ls charged with took place before hi.s trial. He pleaded innocent ujxin ar- rat^nmem in General Se.-sion.s Court and ua* held (or .state action. Arkansas officers were notified of the arrest. Police Chief Claude Armour said Houcliins is accused of robbing a sailor of S13 in a downtown hotel here last February and of robbing another man of $4 and a watch last Mnrch. Both robberie.s were made 'at knife point. Armour said the two victims picked Houcliins from a line of six persons in city jail. Hoiii-hiu.s faced the hvo and denied the charges. The chief said the two robberies involved the inenlicii] methods at: tribiited lo flonchins In several Lit- I tie Ruck robberie.s. COMMUTER 'COPTER—This shows how a tlo/.cn passengers ran be carried by tlie now feeder-liner helicopter developed by Bell Aim-all at its RnfTalo, N. Y., plant. Trie criift, whii-li cruises at 100 mph, is designer! for rapid transportation between heavily populated arid liviflic-congc.ited areas. In place of Hie 12 passengers, it can cany an equivalent weiglll of mail or cargo. Price of Gasoline Shows Signs Of Declining from 23-Year High Dormer Arkansas Man Sentenced in New York HUDSON, N. Y., nee. 1. rAP) — tevens Williams, 58, former Mor- 'illon, Ark., man, pleaded guilty in Ktate Supreme Court yesterday to a charge of second degree murder In the .slaying of a retired farmer. He was sentenced to serve from 25 years to life In Clinton prison, William* was accused ol killing Alonxo Cook. 86, of Ancramdale, on Juno 17, during a dispute over mortgage payments on a farm which Williams had purchased from Cook. Cook had continued to live In the house after the transaction, In a Alatomfint to the court Williams .said he had been convicted in 1921 of hank robbery at Moi'riUon. Williams said he was sentenced lo Two Farm Youths Found Guilty oi Manslaughter VAN BUHKN, Ark., Dec. 1. Iff)— A Circuit Court jury Wednesday found two farm youths RUilty of involuntary manslaughter and recommended three yearsV imprisonment for bolh. Jack Perkins and James Eugene Harris were found guilty in the July death ol Vehua Ruth Bohannon, 15-year-old Mulberry, Ark., girl The two were accused of pushing the girl from a speeding irui-k after they left the home, of Perkins. Both had pleaded not entity in the trial that opened Monday before Circuit- Judge J. O. Kincannon. Harris faces an additional charge of carnal abuse. Records indicate that the - first cirivc-in motion picture theater was built near Camden, N.J., in 1033. Indian" etiquette required that wheiJ a tribal chic!" raised a-totem pole he slaye lavish ceremonies and bestow many gifts on his guests. The ceremony was called a pot- laich. serve 25 years in prison at that time, but wa.s later paroled. By Haitcr Wingol NEW YORK, Pec. 1- IAP) — There's a tiny dip in gasoline prices thai will bear watching. The aver- cx'-st of fuel to the tnoiorisl is ing away from the peak \ 23 years. The is the 1 weather which ;i.s bfrn blowing hot and cold at ie wrong time, Carefully made cal- Lilatinn.s of pclrolrum-exu-oris have een upset, in their efforts to do unething about it, they hive shav- (1 prices on various tyne.s of fuel. But in the midst, of It, fillip vta- 1011 price wars have broke Hawk With Hasty Temper Given Wide Berth by Missouri Legislators JEFFKRSON CITY, Mo..'Dec, 1— >j—A rect-tatk-d hawk with a swivel neck and a nasty temper took 'Ver four seats in the Missour louse today, The bird was perched on the desk of Rep. Tom Shockley 'Dl Pols ski County, Shockley often ha. 1 Lold the House what a spovtsmai he is. But he kept a rc.spclfu distance from the bird with th baleful eyes. So did other lawmakers who normally sit near him. The ha« r k was brought into th< chamber by Rep. G. E. Kelker (D of Scott County. It flew agains Viis car and was hurl -slightly. It courage dEdn't .seem injured a bit Several members referred Lo th hawk as a ".small loan lobbyist.' There have been plenty of then animid the past five years a.s Miss cnul's legislature argued time an again about how high interest rate should be. Felker, R cotton farmer, didii seem to mind handling the hir but he was careful to grab tl: end. 1 ? of its'; wings, out of reach o the two-inch talons and the mui deroiis beak. portant point. And tiyhl now the hier prutluccr.s ami distributors arc- inching then wholesale prices .still Ifj-Acr by ft fe\v teiulis ol a cent a lo i :c i he Has tern Sea b'jn id and section* of the South :nui Mid\v(-jsL fiiunc have t;vit their iirieixs at the retail level. nd there around the country. The ha.s the advantage of this lit-throat competition. Such price me a red flag to the bit; op- nitor.s, They watch them carefully ind note their extent and duration. You should not get ihc idea from 11 this that you can drive into your orner gas .station and fill 'er up at hie; saving today. Gsi.iolinc- are on a regional basis. Some deal- cut and some haven't. Ami he price war arca,s are small. Throughout the United States, the iveriige price of gfisolme in filling itatlou.s of 50 repre.seutative cities stnrtcd out this month at 2033 cents :allon. That Ls without taxe.s. average 6.64 cents a gallon, record. In mid-summer the average price was 20.41 cents a gallon in these. stune L-itie.s. That's the highest pnce on gas .since the average (or 192G which was 20.97 cents. So this month's average is only 8-IOOths of a ceut lower than that 23-year high point. But it LS lower. That's the im- Khomis Kills Kham'ts In Fight Over Names KHARTOUM, Sudan tAPI—Two who had the same last name—KhEimls — we/e introduced, out here (They cheerfully di.scu.ued the colti- F O R SALE CONIWKTE CULVER! TILE than Any 31/^5 .K. inchei. COMJRKTE SKWKR TILE SUcs l-b-t inrhc* CONCH ETE SEPTIC TANKS I'nccf »We Ucllrti A. H, WEBB liwajr 61 at Slate Line •- Phone 714 :idence. Then one discovered that he other spelled hi.s name differ- Hly in Arabic. A (|tinrrel over the correct jspell- Khamls killed KhamLs. GIFT OR GUEST Thoroughly Experienced AUTO Concrete Pavement your best investment in Roads W HEN n stale's principal roads arc built of portend cement concrete, highway funds arc conserve:! because concrete roads are long-Jived aod economical to maintain; Ask your public officials for CONCRETE ROADS PORTLAND CEMENT ASSOCIATION 916 Foils Bldg,, Memphtj 3, Term. A nollonot organliafion to improve and extend Ih« viei of concr«l» 114 Ih/ough itienlific reieaich and engineering field -walk OLD FITZGERALD in gay holiday wrap I.urky :l«r gueal — long-remembereil llie. giver — when jour "holiday rlicrcr" i* oi.n ViT7fiKHAU>! For Kentucky's favorit* bond lia* • fl.ivnr as trailtltnnally generous *• the Yuletide »jilrit itaeU. P'or holiday serving ami jentlmg — untliing fits like OLD pine* KENTUCKY STRAIGHT »OUIION WHISKJY 100 f R O O P BONDED NAVY APPOINTEET-^Iohn F. Floberg, above, Chicago attorney and Navy war veteran, Is reportedly under consideration (or appointment as assistant secretary o( the Navy for Air. Prepared For Future At Draughon School George C. Priiott is anollier of many young Arkansas men who is : glad that he furthered his edu- ! cation and received a degree from ; Draughon School of Bti.siness. i Mr, Pniett is the son of the • late Jefferson Monroe Priiett and Nancy Ann Pructt of Old Hickory, Arkansas. He is a graduate of Wonderview High School, and served in the Knropean Theater of Operations, being attached to the Signal Corp After receiving his discharge from the Army, he visited the Draughon School of Business, Little Kock. Mr. PrueU had an eye toward his future, and realized that through the thorough training offered at DrauKhons he could qualify for the business world. He began a course in Business Administration, majoring in accounting He continued his education until he had received his degree in Business Administration, and is now an employee of the Arkansas Revenue Department. The Draughon School of Business is the only private business college in Arkansas that is fully aerredited and approved by the Slnlo Department of Education. In continuous operation since 1001, the Draughon School is one of the oldest luisincss training schools in the south, and point? with pride to more than 50,000 graduates. If you desire information re- c;irding any type of business training, you are invited lo write DItAlKtHON SCHOOL OF BUSINESS, Little Rock, Arkansas, There is no obligation whatever on your part. Fresh Sl(tek Guaranteed iit-st Krires <irby Drug Stores TAXI Call r\sk fur either white or colored driver. Kighl cabs at your service. Protect Your Family's Health with Expert PRESCRIPTION Service WOODS DRUG 221 West Main COME IN AND SEE THE S&TCR. 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