The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 19, 1948 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 19, 1948
Page 9
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, KAJCK 19,1941 BLITHHV1LL1- COtTRIEm Truman's Talk Spurs Recruiting 'Armed Forces Report Hike in Enlistments In Some Parts of U.S. Fuddy's Replacement Makes a Hit Caruthersville Boy to Finals of Oratory Contest By United Pr M5 , Armed forces recruiting stations today reported an increase in enlistments as a result, of President. Truman s me-wage to Congress Many recruiting offices reporter! sharp Increases in the number of applicants, but the trend was mixed. Others repotted only normal cnlist- ments and a to* said the number ihad fallen nit. Almost all recruiting stations across the country were flooded with telephone inquiries yesterday. Many of the calls, however, were from veti-ians asking if they could go back in with their old rank. Under an Army regulation, a veteran can rc-enllst at his old rank if he rloe.s so within 90 days after his discharge. One of Ihe sharpest inrreasr.s in enlistments were reported at Minneapolis, where six times the normal number Joined the Army, In New York City, where Army enlistments average T5 per day, 39 ' signed up Wednesday, the day Mr. : ^T^LKTu^nK I Next Four Months Will Determine meet a crisis. I ' But Marine Corps enlistments dropped from 10 last Thursday to eight Wednesday and three yesterday. There was no increase in regular Navy enlistments, but Naval OARUTHKRSVIJ,LK. Mn., Mnrcli 10—Joe Muir, C«ruthei.svlllf Hich School Senior, will represent the .SI. Louis zone In thr State Finals of the American Lesion 'Oratorical Contest lo be held in In* House of Representatives In Jefferson Cliv March 2€th. YoimR Muir fir.M . won Ihf city championship, then, representing PemlS'-ol County, placed first In the District at Sikeston. «nd March 5th won the Zone contest at Parmliigtoii. The slate is divided Inlo four rones, and In Ihe Zone Contest al Parnilnston, there were five entries, two from St. Louis hlcli schools, one from St. Ixinls County high, .school, and one from Porrv- ville, Mo. The conie.slanl* »rr required lo Riven n.s their assigned oration. th« subject: "The Constitution—A Barrier Against Tyranny.' 1 fn addition to this nsslsncd orfitlon. M Ihe time of the contest.';, they are given another -subjcct,.aiiri ure only allowed five mlnules lo prepare nn extemporaneous address on either I he Ntof Swlnney To Be Buried Tuesday CARUTHERSVILLR, Mo, March 19—Funeral services vitrt roiidilcli-d Ihe Braggadocio Baptist Church for Luther Ne«l Swlimry, 10. Titesrtnj afternoon by Ihe Rev. n. K. Foster of this rtly. with Interment in th« McLemoresvlllr Crmrttry, nrnr Treiuevant. Tenn . wheie Mr. Swlti- iwy KM born. HP succumbed Monday at the Methodist Hospital, Memphis, where he had been removed < (allowing a stroke »t his larin home «i nrflsgartorlo late Saturday. Comlne to remlsco! Uounty in 1901. he had engaged most o/ the lime since In farming, except lor 12 years he spent as a special agent with the Frisco Railroad while living in Oklahoma City, Okln. He was married In 1001 to Miss Mary HlRlinm o[ llraguartoclo, who survived him. , Reserve applications jumped 15 per cent in New York. Increased at Dallas At Dallas, Tex., applications for enlistment in the Army yesterday were five times normal. No marked increase in applications was ported, however, Corps or Navy. All three branches of the armed service rciwrted a normal day in Chicago yesterday, but telephone inquiries from veterans kept recruiting offices busy. Nearly half the calls to army recruiting stations in Chicago were from women, seeking to join the WAC. ^ Denver reported GO Army enlist- MfnenLs Wednesday — the biggest ^ Worth of Toft-Hartley Labor Act Conservation Practice* Deadline is April 1 CARUTHRR3VILLK, Mr>.. March ll>—Arthur r. Wagner, Minimum of the PcmLvot County Auriculturnl Conservation Committee, aiinotmc- -..,. „,„..„., „,, C,I,,,T , np , pd lodn V thllt - (l " application (lead- affirmative or negative side of the ! " nn for Pf niis<:ot County farmers question, in (he 7 «ne conle-sts' i wl '° l> lalmnt l to participate In the young Mulr chose the affirm»ikJ i \ , Con5prv "l'<»' Program wis side of . "A,,• Anitrlean I IhrH I Al " " lst> and lie u ' Rcd UlBl »" Secure BeouTse ^ev Are Fm, ""''"'" who " ln "" frt lo i>»'^'l>«le ""M in the Bl, 0 ?nU, r « e ,. E:mimer - '.? »™ .'« "'«.?"'" '" IW» clly to sign their applications. MEMPHIS, Term.. Mar. Ifl. <UP> —The next four months will determine Ihe worth of the Taft- in his message on the nation's eco- ' nomlr crisis. Ho said "il is "worse - - —- tlmi the people on the Inside will I Hartley Labor Act because "we are tell." lust getting started on the cycle of i He. quoted from a "private" con- ' nig contracts," Walter Reuther, versatlon with elder statesman Ber- President of the United Auto Work- > nard Baruch. "Mr. Baruch heard I was In New York and called me to see him." union rally last ! ers (CIO) to!d night. -.. ._ i "There has heen no test so far I Reuther said "During our dlscns- hy the Marine because the industries have heen Ision he asked rner 'Young man operating under contracts signed \ what do you think is the condition before the act went into effect." of the country?' I told him what I Reuther said. "The next four thought, painting the picture as months will give an accurate incli- • black as i could. When I got through he said, 'Young man, it's worse than you think It Is.'" cation of Ms effects. Rcuther's speech was the open- Ing drive for union votes at the sprawling International Harvester plant where workers will ballot : Wednesday lo determine affiliation < . . .protects industrial \vorkers ex- ami disease- smaller in di- A revolutionary new dust filter with the UAW. Reuther said that the UAW ex- ! P 050 . !° Pt>isi«nous number for a single day since 1945 R«'tner said that the UAW ex- At Omaha. Neb., the Navy enlisted pcc . ts a , better than 90 per cent" 11 men yesterday and 16 Tuesday. v ' ctt ^' "' the NLRB COIWent <- lec compared with six last Thursday. / .,X r < , ....• The Armv Recruiting Office" at l°" e mp ? rt f nlihth Sf H *? * re Omaha hari'co put an extra man on i [ ehllfn « rtto . l f°. l » t . he ^^ ^ eu ~ iu n Li* n ** nn nn, D M .,. t , ther S3)d - is to give workers here equal status with those in tlie rest of the country and to break down the 'colonial economy' Imposed on them. "We have achieved the same pay for the same production in the auto Indus try in the North and South, and will approach the implement field wUh the same idea." Reuther warned lhat President TTiimRHtiUdn't tell "th e whole story" prodlicin? dust ameter than 24 inch. millionth* of an No Injurious Air Hammer Used In Our Body Repair Work. Our Auto Body Shop Is the Best! The »ir hammer and UK rtamajlnt effects ntt Icfl out of our procedure of auto body repair. Wf do our wnrk hy hand, lh« tamp, as rtW the craftsmen n l did. But our finished work It as hiorlern as » new car rljhl of! the production line. I.el i» turn your denlerl fenders Inlo graceful uulomullve linn! FLOWERS BODY SHOP It's Our Guarantee That Counts LOCATION: 118 South Lilly Street First National Insurance Agency FOR COMPLETE PROTECTION Phon« 2311 '/ > 108 North 2nd St. BILL WILSON CHARLES answering the telephone. The Navy, too, said there had been a "tremendous number" of inquiries, but many of them were from reservists asking how they could get out to avoid being called up. Increased inquiries but normal enlistments were reported by Atlanta, Ga.. Pittsburgh, .Hartford, Conn., Kansas City, Cleveland, Madison, Wis.. Indianapolis, Cincinnati, Columbus, O., and Dayto:i, O. Increased enlistment" wnre reported hy San Francisco. Birmingham,. Ala., De.s Moines, la., Albuquerque, N. M.. and Albany, N. Y. R. W. Farris Funeral To Be Held Sunday CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., March ^19—Funeral services for Robeit RWcir Paris, member of a pioneer Pemiscot County family, will be helci here Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock from the.- family homo nn East Ninth Street, "where he died Wednesday afternoon at 2:00 o'clock. Mr. Paris, a carpenter, has been in ill health for the past two years, and his condition had been, criti • cal (or the past six weeks. Services \\ili be conducted by the Rev. Wayne W. Gray. Presbyterian minister, and interment win be in Little Prairie cemetery. Rocflp.Uy developed is a np;v method of impregnating paper with mcthylol urea, a thermoplastic resin. which prevents shrinking, ,?ivelline and u-arpine. Political Announcements "The" Courier Wews has hepn authorized to annoutKR the following candidates, -subject to Ihe genera) city election, April 6: nn.d the Democratic Primary, July 20th and August 3rd: FOR ALDERMAN (First War.O Jesse M While ; Harry Taylor ' L. C. (Bud) posey Jr. (Second Ward) J. L. (Jodie) Nabers FOR CITY CLERK Larry Knea^ W. 1. (Bill! Malin COUNTY TREASURER Frank- Whitworth COUNTY COURT CI.EKK Elizabeth Blythe FOR CORONER i E. M. HOLT I FOE COUNTY ASSESSOR Herbert T. Shippen STATE REPRESENTATIVE Leslie N. "DnkiR"' Speck BRAKES ARE A SAFETY FACTOR . . , WE'RE SAFETY CONSCIOUS! Let Us Check Your Brakes Many .serious accidents are caused yearly hy motorists who just couldn't stop in time. You should have your brakes checked periodically for your own safety and the .safety of others. There's no charge for our check. CMC approved methods of brake correction. WE. FEATURE OLDSMOB1LE AND G.M.C. TRUCK MOTOR MAINTENANCE Our mechanics must meet certain requirements before their work is approved hy Oldsmobile ami CMC. That's why you're wise to have your car's motor repaired here at Lee Motor'Sales. You're safe—and so is your car—from poor mechanical work and excessive charges. GIVE TO YOUR AMERICAN RED CROSS LEE MOTOR SALES 308 E. Main Phone 519 Pianos Wirlf selei-lion of and prices on our Moor all Ihe time Piano Tuning AnH repair hy art. expert. Call UK for service Ihul Music f Instruments A complele line of music In- stnimfnls and auppliM. From K pick lo n ha.i« violin Recordings Let us mnke permKnenl records of yotir voice »nrt music. • Radio Repair r/ • • Sheet Mutie • Radioi - Record* BROOKS MUSIC STORE in? K. Mnin Phno« 811 Today & Saturday Mntmee—?,;!§ , : . Night—8:15 Fri. end Sst,, Mareh 19th end 20th HICKS BROS. INDOOR Cl RCUS Auspices Blytheville Jgyescj 20IIG TIME CIRCUS ACTS Headed by the Following Stan .TEX ORTON—KnUe Throwing Champion PAT AND WII.A LF.VOLA—Wf, 3r( J 5 of Ihe Slack «> f R. L. HEEKDINK <• CO.—Foremost Eijionenl* „[ tht Hortz-jnfa! Bars. HAHHISO.V Dl'O—Cycle Cjleclitors ALICE AND HER AERIAL BALLET LATAHSITA—Heel tnd Toe Catch. BILLY IB.WTN—Table Rock. CLOWNS AND MANY MORE. ADVANCE TICKETS NOW ON SALE BT JATCEE RtEMBERS Local & Long Distance Hauling Moving a Specialty An.vlimc — Anywhere Any Place Buck Meharg 401 E. Main St. Phones: Day Ifi77 Night 29S6 Flash Cameras At Barney's! 2006 \Vest Main Street PRICED FROM $9.90 to $14.95 • Film Development and Free 5x7 Enlargement With Each Roll Roll Film In Afl Sizes—Eastman Kodak Film BARNEY'S Phone 3647 2006 West Main St. When In Need Of Shoe Repairing Call 4347 Free Tickup and Delivery! H A L F 0 R D 'SHOE SHOP 1W Sooth 2nd St. FOR SALE Concrete Building Blocks Aquella Water Proofing Paint 12-48 inch CONCRETE CULVERTS plain or reinforced Osceoia Tile and CULVERT CO. Wi Deliver I'hone 691 Thomas J, Lilly & Son Auto and Furniture * UPHOLSTERING Now Located 112 South Lilly Jt. Convertible Tops M-.JI l><w>r , £££' All Type, Fiirnllur* 'Upholstering. Xe>t mTera UlUrW U I Individual ruthlnn*. « Wr h.vr a complete line of hean(tf«l: l**lh«nti«« >n« • lernijt materials rrarty fnr your 1mmedl«te.*1tiiiB#fifM and linn. Our e.vprrl staff of nphnlsterers are'atway> reulr U with you shout j-our home unit Hula Hph»klrHn ( n**4*. Phon« 4297 Mfetr FARM m LOANS ^^^^^ Nam* Offlu, N>w»rfc, N. 1, LON« TUM MMMTT CLOMN* «uj., wmr* nit »M RAY WORTHINGTON 1U S. Third HI., Bl.ISr.llk, Arfc. Rrrrlni TMi flection 21 T*u« r»unrNTUi. INSORIKM COMPANT or BABY CHICK TIAIE * BUY EARLY • BUY THE BEST A Complete Line nf K?e W« Boy Poultry! Lewis Poultry •113 E- Main Phone fl.! I Hove On Hand At All Times Several tractors iinri equipment . . . both new and used OKS i JOH11 DEERE. FARMALL and '• other makes. Also. I havr tor 1 sile at all times 70 lo «n hsad of mules. 'Terms can or arranged Will trade for most anything you have. New Ford Ready for Delivery F. C. CROWE 1 MUe 8. o* Concrete Tile S«w«r Tile - Slzta 1. « and * Inch Culvert Tile Sites 18, u, u, u, 31, J4, » anrt 36 Inch A. H. WEBB Hwy. «1 nt stale. LtiH Fhnn. mijthtTlllo It* PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock (Juarantecd Rcsl Prices Kirby Drug StoreS RADIO REPAIR 1 AND It DAY SERVICE On ANY MAKE OH MODEL RELIABLE WORKMANSHIP. PHONE 2642 We call for and Deliver FRED CALLIHAN Electrical Appliance Co. Anlhnrirr.d Mntnrnln Raft* 1*S Sotith Flnrt St. , INSTANT * RADIO SERVICr ALL MAKES Wr Sptriillm In F-M i^tut Modflji »f New • \\'«<iingh(His« • ('roslcy BLYTHEVILLI SALES COMPANY 131 E. M»ln «,»n« 3 Shof.s flAperllr repaired saptr stroiif solrs, Inp heels . . . Inexpensive, H-flLTCRS QOfll-ITY SMOC SHOP 121 W M O I N S T Guaranteed RADIQ REPAJR Hy Expert Call 811 Brooks Music Store 107 E. Main IF YOU SUFFER -WITH DIABETES Try Ihli n.tur.l .Id: Mountain >»l(.y Mlntml Wiilrr frnm Hot Spring. Art. DocUn tk«T* fn. «rrth«l II fnr MORK THAN M rKARS. Ask for Frtf Booklet Mountain ValUy Mineral WaNr C^ CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Ul.vthevillt, Ark. : Still & Young Motor Co; Lincoln-Mtrcury Ktmaltr Phone 3479 Blyth«»ille Ark. Ill Wftlnt M. BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 Free Delivery Call PICKARD'S GROCERY Phone 204? 1044 ChickftMwt* STU DEBAKER Bort«ri«* Heaters Sun Shield* Radios Seat Cevtn Tires New Moferi Portt You Heed for Your Car W« Repair 'Em All Any Make Cars and Trucks . . . • Farfnry Trained M«e»Htnlw • Paint & Body Work • Lubricating; & Washing • Wrecker Servle* • New Equipment If you neert « new IV, ton «r 1 ton Slwdchaker (ruck we h«r« HI CHAM6LIN SALES CO. "Your Friendly Sturfefetktr R.R, *AihSt». J. W. L»r«l«4y Al La man •r Gror«r EAST END AutoSol«s . SO? K. Mxtm PtMM 41*1

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