The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 2, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 2, 1949
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2, 1949 BLYTHEVTLLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAOBFty* ansans to Make rinking Legal j As 'Dry' State, They Use About $60 Million In Liquor Per Year I By Jauies E. lawson I XJPEKA, Kas., March 2. < tisans, who consume $00,000,0fl< Till of liquor annually by oflicia hmates, are about to make th I fl legai. Inmost, any day now the state I Is to abandon Its 69-year-ol( hhibition law. In its place will b Lontrol act, legalizing the manu |:t»re and sale of intoxicants. I Saloons will be banned. Liquo I1 be obtainable only in packages j in privately-owned, statc-li- lised stores selling intoxicants . ll'hal much already has been ap- jived by both branches o! the I ite Legislature. ut t»th tlic Senate and House at loggerheads over local op- 1\ provisions, division of revenue. I d where the liquor can be con- Isansans voted 422,294 to 358,310 lit November lo repeal prohibi- n. Sixty of the stated 105 coun- Is remained in the dry column as lijor cities lurried out the bulk ol I jeal votes. I That left representatives from ly counties holding (J4 of 125 seals I the House. [Militant dry forces, carrying Hit! I.lit to the Hitter end, concenirat- Gala Mardi Gras •nds; Celebrants Turn to Prayers NEW ORLEANS, Mnrcll 1. (IF}— New Orleans put away Its clown uit today and went to church. The city, which blends a strong ovc of fun-making with deep rell- ;ious feeling, turned from the ibandon of yesterday's Mardi Gras o the prayers and penance of Ash Wednesday. In ashes of burned palm leaves, nonmn Catholic priests traced crosses on foreheads that yesterday were gay with greasepaint, or hidden coyly behind masks. JArkdnsans See n j. t D...~~ Flood Dangers Party of Burma \ ln Ha rbor Plan To Join Reds Protestant ministers gave Hols Communion and conducted specla devotions for ihe first clay of Lent New Orleans was ready for the forty days of self-denial betwcci now and Easter. Behind It was the gayest Mardi Gras spree since th European carnival customs wer imported here, back in colonla times. With the Courts Chancery Imogene Castccl vs. Edward Ca tool, suit for divorce. Frcderich M. Giecnoush vs. E Icon O. arccnoiijih, suit for rtivorc Stella Mae Kelly vs. Thomas Kelly, suit lor divorce. Emma Glover vs. Monroe Olov suit for divorce. Ray Morgan vs. Imogens Morgan, suit lor divorce. Robert P. Harris vs. Berulcc H. WEST MEMPHIS, Ark.. March t — (If!— Directors of the St. Francis Levee District—spurred on by East Bolshevik I Arkansas properly owners—have 'asked Army Engineers to review plans for the Memphis, Tenn. harbor project. r emper atur e ar Normal : or February RANGOON, BUHMA, March 3 j—A newly-created Dolsli rty of Burma yesterday Issued anlfesto declaring it aimed to \k itself with Communists in ilns and viel-nam alongside the oviet Union. The unsigned manifesto was the rst evidence of the existence of a, chute to become olshevlk party. | harbor. The party announced It will The project—among other thing would close Tennessee Chute, an arm of the Mississippi 'River a The plan calls for th calm-water rive , , .. resolution adopted here yes .„,.. Soviet methods for ending 1 tcrday by the directors would lia\ orld capitalism" and would "dcs- t n i s portion of the plan careful! oy all who have recourse to cap- re studled. Property owners In th alist governments." 1 lowlying Arkansas area along tl The manifesto accused Burma's river fear closure of the chu oclalist government of helping the would heighten the flood dangi BrltUih put down Burma's revolu-1 The chute^is a straight shorten ionary movement. """ " *" ' .... vough Harr* suit^ Divorce. ^ I The control bill breeze'd th _ Senate but drys strengthened (,-al option in the House and plac- ~" a ban on public drinking. The I ys wanted cities which voied dry November to stay that way. Drys Won't Quit I Drys would ban all public drink- Ig while wets would permit it m Istaurants. hotel dining rooms ana hard Sweet, suit for divorce. Read Courier News Want Ads only other stales illegal. where liquor is A.S.T.C. Graduate School Resolution Hits Snares LITTLE ROCK, March 2. (if) The Arkansas Senate voted twice yesterday on a resolution proposing ''staullslvmcnt of a grade School of Edvu'iiilon ul Arkansas State I or.s Ci>llciiC, Conwny. The proposal failed each lime for luck of a quorum; although more 'liau 25 senators were in the cham- Tntroduced by Sen. Guy Jones of Cunway, the resolution drew the fire of Sen. John W. Clocr of Springdale, and Sen. Ed Cash of Mulvcrn. Clocr argued thnt ample facilities exist nt the University of Arkansas Ciish maintained thut Henderson State College at Arkadc'phla was entitled to a graduate school if State Teachers College is. across the base of a huge bend the Mississippi Rt Memphis. Ar ansans fear a closed chute won put more pressure Into the bei during high water and send t river over the levees. Col. L. H. Foote, head of the Last s far month w»s « normal lemperuUirM go, one re- apltulatlon of weather data showed oday. Tlie mean temperature here for he February Just past was 43.3 de- rees. The iiornml mean tcmpera- ure for Blythevllle In February according to U. 8. Weather Bureau statistics, is 43.4 degrees. (The mean temperature Is th point halfway between the aver ige maximum and, average mini mum for the month.) Average maximum Irmpornlur for last month was 53.1 degree while the average minimum wa 3J.5. The highest temperature i ebnmry wa* 71 def«e«, recorded n the Hth. Lowest rending was J degrees, on thu morning of tho Lust month's d»y was also he let, when the high was 40 deices. "Warmest" night occurred on he 13lh, when the mercury dropped >o lower limn 60. Totnl rainfall lust month was 4.35 Inches, compared to n normul mMin February rninfnll for Blylhe- vlllo of ;i.20 Inches. It mined on 10 dnys lust month. There was Know. These HKIHTS compare closelj Memphis District, Corps of Engineers, said the project would not be detrimental to Arkansas, Ills view was supported by W. Q. Huxtablc, chief engineer ol the 81. Frauds District. BABY CHICKS Healthy, Sturdy • Uuy the Best • Master Mix Feed None Finer Lewis Poultry •tin East Main Phone :t:U7 ith those of February lut year. Ingest difference was the rainfall, lotul of 6.06 Inches fell during 10 13 days of rain In February, The name Nebraska derives rmn "Ne-bratli-ka," »n Indian hrase meaning shallow water. Many of the diamond mines of South Africa arc located In the cores if ancient volcanoes. You Are Cordially ! /nvited < > Visit The I Accessory Shop • Feminine Apparel j Miihcl HoRan Jessie Srite J Hotel Notile Bldg. ', Blylheville, Ark. WHEN MfNUTfS COUNT The prompt and eHctent service of Owens Pharmacists solves the problem. Every prescription flUed with meticulous care. Fr«« delivery service. Phom 30U. OWENS DRUG STORE Read Courier News Want Arts I yaniz£d clubs. 1 The battle over the revenue di- liion has been between state ad- I illustration and county alld clt S I .vernments. The state wants all [he estimated 53,500,000 in gal- nage taxes. The comities am Ilins seek half of it. lA compromise is iei»rted near l.ctorles are indicated for the drys I1 local option and the question ol liblic drinking which would be Inited to organized clubs. The late would get the revenue it seeks. I Legal licmor can How in Kansas 1 limited amount-s within two or liree days after the Senate and louse get together. iTiie control law permits three Ivllons of liquor to be brought into lie state for personal use as soon I. the bill Is signed by Gov. Frank larlson and published In the o[fi- state paper. Licensing provi- ; would go Into effect on or be...e July 1. J A legislative council compiled fig- |:es on the estimated amount of • luor Kansans have been drinking luring the state's dry status. The litimatcd cost of the liquor a.ver- l;ed around $60,000,000. 1 Oklahoma and Mississippi are the AUCTION SALE MAIN STREET STORE TO BE CLOSED OUT Everything will be sold at the price you'll pay. Fixtures and Equipment ,will be sold. 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