The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 1, 1943 · Page 3
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THURSDAY, JULY I; 1JM3 Increase Shown wspite Slump In .Whiskey and Gas Taxes LIVl'LE ROCK, June 30 (UP)— Arkansas' total revenue for tlic fiscal year ending (0 day shows an In- creris; o[ 809,941 over the figure'for Jtme 30. 19,12. Revenue Commissioner Murray-B. McLcod .says the icvetiiic Increased despite slumps in easoiino and liquor taxes. Reports for th« first five months of 1943 us compared with the same Period last year shows an increase of over $588,000 in the sales tax. Ihe ctearet tax reached tin all- Inne liisli wllh a $17(1,000 increase. Gasoline and liquor taxes fell off sharply lr jt]| gasoline decreas- mg $1,353 and liquor taxes dccreas- h'K S170.no. •Mel.ood .says the revenue department iiiiulc efforts to collect every possible dollar due in other taxes lHvuu.sc of the falling i-venucs in other divisions New Liberty News Oscar Hauls of Kimfnglmm, Ala., nnd O. c. Harris uf Lexington, Jenn., were guests Wednesday of Mf. and MI.,, j. \\r. Epperson. Miss Irene Holmes daughter of Mr. ami MIS. H. L. Holmes ami Alvin I'richiu-d • were married Thursday. They left Sunday for Pueblo, Colo., where Mr. Prichard is stationed. Mr.s. orville coddle of Memphis, spent Monday ami Tuesday with her iJ.irents, Mr. and Mrs.'j. M. Aycock and family. Mrs. Goiidie is Uio former Miss Evelyn Aycack. Mr. and Mrs. Hilton Stephenson visited relatives In Reiser Sunday. £' Mr. and Mrs. Jack Love of Risco. Mo., ii-cre the weekend guests of "Irs. Loves parents, Mr. and Mrs, Scamp to Vamp Laundry Work Lacks Glamor, So Industry Seek Pin-Up Girl BLYTHEVILLE (ARk.) COURIER NEWS H>- NEA Service WASHINGTON. D. C.—Wanted: One pin-up girl to filamorlze Hie American laundry Industry. Fretful Industry representatives, meeting In Washington with the War Manpower Commission to demand e.^entlal industry claRSlfica- tion, were-unanimous In their appeal. "There's no glamor In the laundry business," moaned the representative of the National Industrial Launderers and Gleaners, George Bulk of Chicago. 'Show the American public n sweater girl making an airplane wing mid yon get factory recruits. But nobody has promoted a laundry worker as a pin-up tjlrll" SKEK HOUSEWIVES The representatives also agreed that, one of the lie.st solutions would be to recruit women from homes to work nl least part time in the 7,000 laundries throughout the country that service 12,000.000 families, hundreds of hospitals, hotels, barker and bennty shops. The laundry situation is desperate, they announced, and the entire industry is facing collapse within the next six months unless government aid Is obtained. Some of their problems are specifically: Labor shortage (because job stabilisation came too late in many areas); Inadequate, rationing of machinery and supplies; possible .shortage of soap and dry cleaning fluids; threatened shortage of textiles for towels, work garments and sheets supplied by industrial laundries. Recommendation.? to government, agencies include: replacement of present priority system on laundry machinery with a fair method of allocation; recognition of laundries and linen supply houses as .sanitary services which would give them access to essential materials; recruiting of workers through the United States Employment Service; assurance of frequent, deliveries; coordination of wages, costs and prices that will permit Zaun- dries to continue essential services. D. Garrett. Mr. and Mrs. Hollis Williams and family of Memphis, Tcnn., spent the week end with Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Williams. Mrs. Parker Cassldy and son, Like all child movie stars must some day do, Jane Withers hns graduated to grown-up roles. The tomboy of yesterday's films, top, is now the sophisticated Miss Withers seen below Bobby of Ciitron, Mo., visited Tuesday with Mr. and Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Jan-alt. 14 Here Complete Nutrition Course Fourteen members of the Red Cross nutrition class h'ave completed . the course and will receive jp Ret! Crass certificate. These women will ue eligible to take the canteen course which will start in the Fall. Those receiving certificates are: Mrs. Fnrnswortli Black, Mrs. B. A Biigg, Mrs. D. G. Hlndman, Miss Mildred Lou Hubbard. Mrs. F. B. HANDY TO CARRY— EASY TO USE BETTER REPAIRS idd lift t» year Tubii Get DIXIE Patch! DIXIE I'ATCH adds to lh« life of T.iWs— niplt thlrk- npjis for triple Mre&rlh. Don't tube chancri. Gtt the r*»t— DIXIE PATCH. Ask joar acrffee pUdoa or Ki<p a Can In Your Cir -Jlwiy* Meres (he first candidate for the V'!* of Miss laundry Worker of 13«. At least she doesn't shrink from btinp photographed. lye forced his retirement. Joe Funeral services will be held lo- niuiTdw afternoon, a o'riook, nt> Ni lloit I'micinl Home, by the liev. S. , . . 1!. Wilford, pastor of First Mi'lli- odtst church, with burlul at th« new Memorial 1'ark Cemelery on Highway (jl South. lie is survived by his wife, Mrs. Malltsse Daniels; one dauuhtcr, Mrs. Hei-schel Mltchusson of Tomato, and one sister, Rtrs. Joe Conyer of Marlon, Ky. Johnson Child Dies Hetty Lois Johnson, onu-yenr-old dauehler of Mr. and Mrs. Eulas Johnson of Dell, died yesterday afternoon at the family residence. Funeral services were held this afternoon at the home wllli burial in Manila Cemetery. Upsides hei- parents, the baby Is survived by (wo brothers, Eulas Jr., nnd Jiminle Dale Johnson, and two sisters, Mary Ann nnd Virginia Johnson, Cobb Funeral Home wus In charge. Legionnaires From Here Attend District Meeting The fifth district meeting- of the Arkansas American Ix-Klon (it llar- rlsburg Sunday-, was attended by several members of the Dud Cn- sun post.- Tnls district Inclnnes post.s from five counties In Northeast Arkniisiis. The principal speaker for the session was. Meut. Col. Hendrls Lackey of Ultle liock. Arkansas (xmmmnder. Other speakers were Sam riorex. U. S. district attorney, Joyner, Mrs. j. R. M cC omiell, Mrs. w. H. Minyard, Mrs. Ellzn- beth Sanders, Miss Jawulifne Sliib- ley, Miss Ixiuise Simon, Miss Muljci Simon, MIS. Albert Tnylor, Mrs p O. Reichel and Mrs. M s Fd wards. ' ' James H. Daniels Dies At Tomato James H. Daniels, a resident of tne Tomato community for 42 years, died last night, nl his home there. He was 85. 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