The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 9, 1948 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 9, 1948
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FRIDAY, APRIL f, 1948 Housing Bill Vote By Senate Urged larty Action on TEW Long-Rang* Act Is $ Requested by Tobey WASHINGTON, April 9 (UP1- Chairman Charles \v. Tobey of the dilate Banking Committee yesterday ursed parly Senate action on the Taft-Ellender-Wagner long- range homing bill. The New Hampshire Republican laid the Senate .should take up u le legislation without delay because "the House don't act oti It until we do." Tobey'j committee late Wednesday approved a series of «m«nri- ment« to the hill, Incorporating ihe recommendations of the Joint Cl:i- Kre.isional Housing committee. That action cleared the way for floor consideration of Ihe measure. Tlie amendments approved by the Benatr group were sponsorrd by Ben. Ralph t. rtandcrs, R., Vt. As • mended the bill would: ). Extend the so-railed Title VI Federal Housing Administration mortgages to April 30, 1949. with 12,000.000.000 earmarked [or rental housing. These loans are for one- lo-four family houses and the appraisal would be on current costs JjSfJo.r than long-range value, «!*(/tb.v making It possible for persons to get » better break in size of' loans. 2. Permit raising of FHA interest rates, under certain conditions, from the present ^ per cent to 4-'z p*r cent. 3 p Provide for accelerated depreciation for tax purposes as a means of; attracting private capital to low-rentnl housing. 4. Allow a guaranteed return of 3-3J6 per cent * year on the outstanding Investment of private capital. BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS Pern/scot High School Bands Plan Festival 9.—Four Pemiscot County high school bands will take part In the annual Spring Festival, sjwnso)-rt by 111* Pemfscot County High School Association, to be held at the high school auditorium In this cfty next Thursday and Friday nights at 7:30. It was announced today by Floyd Hamlett, County Superintendent, These are Deerlng, Bragg City, Wardell and Hayward bands. De"r- I Ing will appear Thursday nl 1 I. with the other three to present their programs Friday evening. Decrtng's participation is confined lo their band only, while the oilier schools will present other numbers in Rddilion to their bauds, ; I Is ] and Haytl. Cooler has only one entry, Girl* Glee club. The other schools have three, or lour entries, with Caruthersville and Wardell each having four entries. Program for each of the nights as follows; Thursday Braggadocio—One-act play, "New Girl In Town.' 1 Haytl—One-act play, "So Wonderful (In Whitei." Steele—Girls Chorus, five selections; Girls Trio, two selections; Band, three selections. Holland—Soprano soloists, four selections; Baritone soloist, two selections; Double Quartet, two selections. Deering—Band, five selections. Caruthersville Canning Plant Certificates Pay Off CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., April 1 —The. Canning Factor}' Committee here yesterday announced that th* canning factory certificates, issued .sometime ago were redeemable 0:1 the basis of *14fl for each *100 certificate. The certificates were issued to residents who mane contributions lo the. fund with which to buy the old Prisco freight depot and convert it into a canning factory. Since that time the factory has had sev- $fft owners, and recently was dis- ;j&sed of, with the certificates being called in at the direction of the committee. Comprising the committee are A. B. Rhodes, W. E. Smith and D. D. Pinion. Pemiscot County Cancer Campaign Chairman Named CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., April «. (UP)—Mrs. Tom Markey will serve as county chairman ol the Pemtscol County Unit of the American Cancer Society during Hie April campaign for'funds, H was announced here yesterday. Her appointment was made by Mrs. K C. Weber, FarmlhBton, Mo.. District Commander of (his work In (he Tenlh District. This Is the twelfth animal campaign directed against cancer with funds from the drive to bo used In research, education and treatment of the disease. The -slogan now is "One death every three minutes from cancer." The quola for Pemlscol County Is 12500. A. B. Rhodes of this cily will serve as treasurer for the drive. Others to assist In the drive In Steele Book Club. Mrs. Snm Wallace, president; Holland—Holland Woman 1 * club, Mrs. C. C. Adams, president; Wardell—Miss Lydla Latham and Mi*. Helen Welch, cochairmen; Netherlands — Norvel I/ing; Pascola—Mr. and Mrs. T. Pi. Cole; Braggadocio -Mrs. Allte Mae Green; Deerlnx—Mr. and Mrs. .1. P. Taylor; Center—Mrs. jack Rushing: Brass Cit.v—Mrs. Hill Gill; Hayward—Mrs. Glenn Thompson and Mrs. Myrtle Downing, cochairmen; Cottonwood Point—Mrs. Eris Taylor. Bragg City—Boys Glee Club, one selection; Mixed Chonis. two selections: Band, three selections. Cooler—Girls Glee Chib. three selections. Carulhersville — Girls Double Quartet, Madrigal, Soloist Jack Allen, and Mixed chorus, two selec- | tions each. Wardell—Girls Glee Club, Bo.vs Glee Club, two selections each; Bo.vs Quartet, one selection; Band, • three selections. Haywarri—Band, four selections; 1 Girls Glee club, two selections; I Vocalists, three selections. With the Courts Chancery .Alice Wilson vs. Burton Wilson, suit for divorce. M. E. Hartzler vs. Mrs. M. E HarUler, suit for divoice. Pemiscot County Court Issues Anti-Rabies Order CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo., April a —The County Court yesterday announced passage of an anti-rabies court order in an effort to combat any spread of rabies hi this county, which has made its appearance in a number of other sections or the country. The order authorizes all peace officers in all towns and sections of the county to kill all dogs found running at large, and instruct,-; M dog owners to either have their doss \accinated or'keep them up. Otherwise the dogs will be killed. The court order was dated April 5th, and went into effect immedi- utelv. Marriage Licenses The following couple obtained a marriage license yesterday in tha office of Mis.s Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk. Jariicj; L. Flack and Miss Lurena Faye Bagles of Ashport, Tenn. Candidate Is Visitor CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. April 9 —Forrest Smith. Missouri state an- ditor. and candidate for governor :." the Democratic primary next August, was a visitor in this city this week. Read Courier !»e»s Want AOf I Pemiscot County 4-H Clubs Collect $330 CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo., April 9—The County Extension Olfice here xMiiouiiced yesterday that nn incomplete checkup following Ihe recent Tag Day conducted by the Pemiscot Couniy +-R Clubs, disclosed approximately $330 was received through ttie drive. This brings the total funds In the 4-H coffers to about *790. These funds ?.re part of the quota assigned to Pcmiscot County 4-H Clnbi of J25CO. which will be used to cou- siruct buildings and roadways nt (he permanent 4-H Club camp at Lake W-appapeilo. The largest amount turned in by I any single 4-H club during the Tag Day drive was by the Chapel Club of near CaJtilhfirsviUe, reporti'.ii; $18400. Stanley heads the. list of contributions from Women's Extension Clubs, with $74.71. Culbert.son i clubs have turned In the largest I amotliit to date, their combined re- j lurns totaling «200.00. j Caruthersville Grade i School Has Open House ! CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo., April S i —The grade school held "Ojicn i House" this afternoon at the mam grade school building. Tills Is an p.nnual event held in connection with ihe monthly meeting of the Parent-Teachers Association. There will be an art and music integration program in connection with the open house and the'regular PTA program. Paintings by three high school seniors. Bob Allen. Wanda Holman and Jackie RolaiH. will be on display. The Grade School Chorus under the direction of M:s. Redman Dunham will offer a musical presentation, and a grade school play, "Let's Imagine," under direction ol Mrs. Roscoe Coker, will be yiven. Refreshments will be served in the Grade School Lunchroom. LakeNorfork Dragged for Woman's Body MOUNTAIN HOME. Ark.. April 8. (OP>-Clty and county nuthorl- lies were dragging the Rant section of Lake Norfolk today in hopes „/ recovering the body of Mrs Melvin Brown or Peace Valley Mo and the niitoniublle In which she »'ns I tapped. The woman's husband mid n daughter. Mrs. Belly Van nibbor escaped death when they Irecri thcmsrli'cw nnri swam MI estimated 30 to 60 feet 10 the surface, nrown wns taken to a Momiliiln Home hospital. Witnesses said Brown apparentIv lost control of (he automobile- on the steeply Inclined approach lo the Norfolk Ferry, when his bmkc.s failed to hold. The auto traveled 75 fret down Highway 101. swerved lo miss a Si'ouu nt vehicles waiting In line to board the ferry, crushed through Ihe gate and off the Inke side of the boat. The oriernlor of thr ferry, Paul Smith, eslhnnlcd that Ihe car was (raveling 50 miles nn horn- a,, tt sped through (he ferry. Divers located the 'car lule ycs- Imlny, but several attempts to put hooks on It were unsuccessful. Condition of Sutherland Reported SomewhatBetter CAIRO, 111., April 9. (Dpi.-Physicians said loday thnl fnn(biil! conch Dr. John B. "Jock" Sutherland was suffering from a nervous condition when he wns found wandering; In a muddy field Wednesday. Or. P. H. Russell, Wlckllffe, Ky., who Is attending Sutherland, snM he has not determined cxiictly what Is wrong with "the dour Scot" who coached the Pittsburgh Stccl- ers to second plncc in the Eastern division of the National Football League last season. "His condition is somewhat l»t- Icr." Russell said last night. "Men- 'Jilly, I menu. He seems a little hac,y. His general condition Is good." Russell and his two consultants Dr. Flint Boudurnnt and Dr. Charles YnrboroiiRh, both of Cairo, examined Sutherland in St., Mary's Hospital here yesterday. Election Issues In Caruthersville Get Big Majority " •" - * \'- **j i i it iu *f a in the annual cily election here Tues- da iy, and the. vote to Increase the library tn.x np|K»tiomiieiil from rs js; l ."Sf r sr5-.5 I v; ^iv- ™*"*™r™ "SEW 'M rs, r: ^^^c^; 1 :;;! o,;" 1 :!,; l ^ l ^°^:^^\ «™ j^v,- ^-^.^ (own. mid a 30- acre trad uf lilnj I un Ihe West side, on Ihe highway' toward Hnyll, which will probably Rites for CaruthersYille Resident Are Conducted CAfiUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. April's —Funeral service.'; for Ben Wade. 09. were conducted Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 at the Pilgrim Holl- I Church here by the Rev. Sll.i.% I Sanchez, pastor. Mr. Wade died ol f. heart att>;ck while working Monday aJtemoon, Born May 1. 1878 at.Minneapolis, Minn., he came lo Carulhcrsvil'.i; f.bont 40 years ago and had been' engaged most of that time in his trade of carpenter .although lie hafl also served on the city police force.'' He wns iniirrlcd In 1019 to MiM Etta Paul of this city, and eight children were • born to them, two preceding Mr. Warfp in death. Surviving are his wife; three soin. Louis, Marvin and Jack, all of this city; and three daughters. Mrs. Ezra i Huffman. Miss Earllne Wade ami .Miss Liutlne Wade, all of this cily. I Light travels about two-thirds las fast in glass as It does in walcr. ------ ---—. ,-j, t^jljE, A to., Apr 9 [ ,' --The vote lor Ihe rxlenllnn of cltyi Hmllx here curried by 172 Littlt Rock Aldermen To Past on Mayor's Veto LITTLE ROCK. April 9. <UPI~ Th<v City Council will have to decide Monday night whether to accept oi 1 override Mayor Sum Was- Lineman Electrocuted In North Littt* Rock NORTH LITTLE' ROOK, Ark,, April 9. tUP)-fui)crul service.* were lii'lng planned today for Hoy Dcar- doilT, 3D, a North LHlle Hock city electi-lc department lineman, who died when he came In contact wllli employes. Wussc-ll vetoed the measure yesterday although he explained ihnl H llll! Atli 1'llHl veil Inge wire. iilunls nt u Lllilo Rock lios- rled In vain for more Hum ir to revive Deardorlf, after * removed from a uowcr lino FRESHEST youcankiij STEWART'S EGG 'RICH MAYONNAISE Distributed by L D. Wylhevllle, Ark. be developed as sites for Industry. Freak Hailstorm Brings $1,000,000 Damage in 15 Minutes at El Dorado have to IT pass H wilh n minimum of seven votes during the nexl mcc>(- ing of t)»- council. Tlie ordinance wns orlithinlly | Km . ed nine lo one. Wassell explained Ihnl othor dlv fundtnns hud n priority on the taxpayer's money nt (his lime, bill added that ho would he willing ( (1 1 sign « cost-uf-living $10 a month Incrritsft for employes making JJOD * 1 » Griffin of HI. Ixiuls'T'U'glon Cir, : i- At Dreifus! 'MyowrTSET KL DORADO, Ark,. April ». (DPI —Damage was estimated unofficially today nt 41.000,000 from a freak 15 ~ .„*,,„, ,.„,,. minute hailstorm laic yr.stcrdny. It liol> ' or his activity In the cmploy- »'as described as the worst In' the' " l<1| > t "' »'»r veterans history of this men, Imt no frunni-i — -• — ties were reported. Newspaper Editor Rolieit Hnyi's measured .some of the hiillsloiick with dlatnelers up lo three Inches, while other observers reported sec-' Ing some ns large ns npplw. The damage estimate wns m»dr by n prominent Insurance nuni who refused lo bo quoted by mime. Half of the roofs In the city were damaged and nulomoblles out'In (he storm were denied and their windows snmshrd. 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