The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 20, 1956 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 20, 1956
Page 12
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FA OB -BfcTTHEVILLE (ARK^COURIER-N-BWS- FRIDAY, JANUARY », 19M Arkansas One of Six States to Show Loss In Pouplation Since '50 WASHINGTON (AP) — Arkansas was listed by the Census Bureau today as one of six states that lost population between 1950 and 1955. California, the bureau said, put- stripped all other states by a wide margin in population growth. The state was credited with a gain of nearly 2'4 million persons between the 1960 census and mid-1955 to give it an estimated population last July 1 of 13,032,000. New York's estimate 16,124,000 was the only one to top it. The 1950 census offically made California the second most populous state, displacing Pennsylvania. 40 Per Cent Gain The bureau said Nevada's 40 per cent gain in this period made ft the fastest growing state percent- agewise. Arizona was second with a 31 per cent incr°?"- FlTidp third cent. Missouri 4, 128,000, gain of 4.4 per cent. with almost 25 per cent, California fourth with 23 per cent and Delaware fifth with 22 per cent. The bureau estimated six states lost population between 1950 and 1955. These were Arkansas, with a decline of 121,000; Mississippi, down 68,000; Oklahoma, 66,000; Alabama, 29,000; Maine, 9,000; and West Virginia 4,000. At mid-1956, the bureau put the nation's continental population at about 164,300,000. That excludes service men abroad. State figures for last July 1 included these totals: Arkansas 1,189,000, decrease of 6.3 per cent. Kansas 2,060,000, gain of 8.1 per SA War Veteran Is Found Dead CARUTHERSVILLE — A Spanish American War veteran was found dead by neighbors at his home on Hickory Street here Thursday morning. David Woollen, 82-yea-old Negro, died of infirmities. Funeral mass will be conducted at Sacred Heart Catholic Church here at 9 a.m. Saturday with tne Rev. Wallace Ellinger officiating. He will be assisted by Father Joseph Huels. Burial will be in National Cemetery at Memphis. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Woollen, at the age of 14, left his home in New Jersey and came south. He cut timber from Minneapolis to New Orleans during his youth. Woollen served in the infantry during the Spanish American War. There are no known survivors. Vermont is the only inland state in New England. 2 PRICE- twist as much btatttj ,,.for a dollar! O«Cf-A-T6AR SAIE UMITEO TIME! OF ROSES CLEANSING CREAM, There's a foc^r fWu*e foe skios cncnisicd 10 this petal* perfumed, petal-hued cream! k removes make-up quietly - lores jour complexion bewwfoUy cleat)— left *s io«e petals'. Get a soppiy—and see! save a dollar a jar...NOWf Woods Drug Store 221 W. Main Phone 3-4507 Commodity And Stock York Cotton (12:39 quotations) Mar 3436 3451 343$ 3448 May 3360 3376 3360 3365 July 3237 3253 3233 3238 Oct 3060 3080 3060 3073 New Orleans Cotton Mar 3440 3449 3440 3448 May 3360 3374 3359 3367 July 3240 3255 3232 3237 Oct 3075 3081 3075 3075 Chicago Wheat Mar .... 209'i 210'A 209'/i 209'i May .... 206^ 207 206 206!!, Chicago Corn Mar .... 129'.i 129 s k 129'i 129>' 8 May .... 133'/, 133V1 132?:, 132!i, Chicago Soybeans 67 3-4 152 1-4 80 1-2 125 53 5-8 44 87 7-8 .... , Mar .... 246'i 246':, 245 3 4 245 3 i May .... 249 249Vi 247 3 4 247^ July .... 248 248ii 247!i 2«!i New York Stocks ATandT 180 1-8 Amer Tobacco Anaconda Copper .... Beth Steel Chrysler Coca-Cola Gen Electric Gen Motors Montgomery Ward . NY Central . 41 1-4 Int Harvester 37 Southern Pacific 53 Republic Steel 45 1-8 Radio 42 3-4 Socony Vacuum 64 1-4 Standard of N J 147 7-8 Texas Corp 124 Sears 33 1-8 U S Steel 63 3-8 Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, HI (,/PI_TJSDA — Hogs 9,500; steady to higher; bulk mixed U. S. NOE 1 2 and 3 180-230 Ib 12.00-50; several hundred head mostly Nos 1 and 2 190-225 Ib 12.65-75; hall deck mostly No 1 12.85 and about 35 head mostly No 1 around 215 Ib around 13.00, highest since November; mixed grade C30-270 Ib 11.0012.00; some mostly Nos 1 and 2 230 Ib 12.25; 270-330 Ib mostly Nos 2 and 3 grade 10.00-11.00; 140-170 Ib 11.00-12.00; sows 450 Ib down 9.25-10.00; mostly 9.50 up; heavier sows 8.50-9.25; boars over 250 Ib 5.75-6.50; lighter weights to 7.50. Cattle 600, calves 300; mostly steady cleanup trade; bulls and prime vealers lower; good steers 17.00-19.00; commercial to low good 16.50; part load,commercial light steers 15.50; small lots common medium stockers 14.00-15.50; samll lots good heifers 15.50-11.00; utility cows 11.00-50; commercia cows 12.00 and odd head 12.50; bulk canners and cutters 8.00-10.50; util ity and commercial bulls 12.00 14.00; good and choice vealers 22.00-28.00; high choice and prime 29.00-32.00; commercial to low good kinds 15.00-22.00: culls down to 10.00 in few extremes Boost in Jail Pay SAN ANTONIO, Tex. (if]— Inflation may enable prisoners in the citi jail to get a boost in "salary." Police Chief George Eischel yesterdaj endorsed a recommendation thai the $3 a day credit allowed prisoners • serving out fines be increased to so a day. The S3 allowance has been in effect 50 years. Bogasch remarked, "Everything else has gone up, why shouldnt this?" Manila Man, 31, • Dies after Attack Services for Ernest E. Eowlett Jr., of Manila were incomplete today pending the arrival of relatives He died suddenly last night at Ills home in Manila of a heart at- iack. He was 31. A native of Trumann, Mr. Rowlett was employed as office and credit manager of Farmers Tractor and Truck Company in Manila. He is survived by his parents, Mi and Mrs. Ernest E. Rowlett Sr.. ot Trumann;, five brothers, Bobby Rowlett, with the Array in Korea, and Wendell, Eddie, Tommy and Jerry Rowlett of Trumann; and two sisters, Mrs. Doris Boyle of West Memphis and Miss Ann Rowlett of Trumann. Paul Thompson Funeral Home of Trumann is in charge of arrangements. R. E. Fletcher Services Held Services for Richmond Edward Fletcher, 82, were conducted in Swift Funeral Home chapel, Osceola, yesterday by the Rev. Percy Herring. Burial was in Violet Cemetery. A native of Mississippi, Mr. Fletcher had made his home Osceola for 80 years. He had been in the insurance business for the past 50 years. He leaves two daughters, .Mrs. Dean Hatcher and Mrs. Steve j Ralph, Osceola; one son. Bob i Fletcher, Norfork, Va-., 11 grand-' children and 17 great-grandchildren. OUT OF SEASON - It's not every girl in Milwaukee, Wis., who can study a live butterfly -irr-tire^middle of'winter. But four-year-old Judy Winnik can, because this one just emerged from a cocoon kept in the Win- niks' kitchen since September. ESCAPEE <Continued from Page 1) the 31-year-old former Evansville pipefitter. Irvin, convicted of killing an Evansville man and also charged with killing two Indiana women and three members of a Kentucky family, had been scheduled for transfer Monday to the Indiana State Prison at Michigan City to await execution in the electric chair June 12. Irvin, held in jail at nearby Princeton during the appeal period which followed his conviction and sentencing in Gibso Circuit Court, was missing at breakfast time yesterday. Four jail doors had been either unlocked or locks picked. Sheriil Earl Hollen said, "There had to be some outside help," adding one man could not have opened the doors himself from the inside. The heaviest snowfall of the winter quickly covered his tracks. HONORS MOZART - This West German stamp honors the 200th birthday of composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart. It portrays a musical score, in the composer's own hand, printed over a white spinet. Stamp will be issued Jan. 27, the composer's birthday. First razors known to man were 6f bronze. Shumauskas Is Lithuania Chief MOSCOW (/?)— A top-level shakeup In Lithuania has put M. Y. Shu- mauskas in the Premier's post, succeeding M. A. Gedvilas. The changes were disclosed in copies of the newspaper Soviet Lithuania received here yesterday from the Baltic Soviet republic. They contained accounts of decrees ol the Lithuanian Supreme Soviet dat- ed Jan. 16. No explanation was given for the move. Moscow newsappers had not reported the changes. Shumauskas has been a secretary of the Central Committee of the Lithuanian Communist party. Gedvilas, 51, became premier In 1945 after serving as head of the partisan movement in Lithuania during World War II. Only six examples ot Shakespeare's signature are extant today. id Victims RICHMOND, Va. Wl — The air raid sirens howled and Eichmond- ers generally took cover In the face of a mock bombing as three B-26 planes droned over the city. All but employes of the big Federal building on Lombardy Street. A watcriman reached for the alarm to send workers to the basement shelter and sounded the fire alarm instead. All of the people in the building rushed out into the street. LECTURESHIP Church of Christ Blytheville, Arkansas lnTProgress through January It 7:30 P.M. "Are You Listening" FRIDAY NIGHT, JANUARY 20 Denton Neal Jackson, Tenn. SATURDAY NIGHT, JANUARY 21 "What Does It Mean To Believe In Christ" .................... Glen McDoniel Piggolt, Ark. SUNDAY MORNING, JANUARY 22 "Salvation By Grace Through Faith" .............................. Howard See Lexington, Ky. SUNDAY NIGHT, JANUARY 22 • "A Greater Than Solomen" ...... . ......................... • ...... Howard See Lexington, Ky. Congregational Singing EVERYONE INVITED! Negro Alliance Meets Monday Negro Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance has scheduled a meeting for Carter Temple Church Monday at 1 p.m. At this session, the Alliance will draft plans for its 1956 program. The meeting will also discuss de tails of a dinner scheduled for members at Blytheville Air Force Base on Feb. 13. Kirkindall to Speak The Rev. Pall! Kirkindall will be the speaker at Sunday night services at Luxora Assembly of God Church. Services will begin at 7:45. Now It Is Possible To Own Your Own Home Yes, now it is possible for you to own your own home for a reasonable price. Delta Home Investment Company is making that dream come true for the people of this area. These homes are complete with all fixtures including bathroom, kitchen sinks and hot water heater. They have been completely remodeled inside and out. The size? Two, three, or four bedrooms depending upon your family's needs. Another feature is the fact that you need NO DOWN PAYMENT, if you own your own lot. All you pay are the moving and closing costs which ordinarily will not exceed $300. And your monthly payments are less than what you are probably now paying for rent. We urge you to come out and look over the opportunity of a lifetime. No obligation. Our office is open from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Delta Home Investment Co. OPEN WEEKDAYS AND SUNDAY 7 A.M. to 6 P.M. Arkansas Air Bas« Road Phoiw 3-3369 Saturday is the last day to take advantage of the many money-saving vaJues offered in Mead's Great TWICE-A-YEAR SALE Suits - Topcoats - Sport Coats - Hats - Shoes - Shirts and many other items by Nationally Known Makers Are Being Offered at Big Reductions! Sale Ends Tomorrow Our most sincere thanks to our friends and patrons who have made this the greatest January Sale in our history. This response prompts us to renew our pledge to provide our customers with the very best in service and satisfaction at all times.

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