The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 3, 1955 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 3, 1955
Page 9
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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 1988 BLYTtfEVILLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE NINS While Parents Work, They Care for Children o'clock m the morning. The center is run on club dues week. Many of the facilities, includ- stoves. refrigerator, beds,, and tunes attendance runs as high as rO. A fence was constructed around the center by the NFA boys at Harrison High. Last year running water was in- Parents Know Where Children Ar* Center Here Provides Valuable Aid For the past ten years the BLythe- ville Social Arts Club has maintained a day care center for Negro chil- dren. The club, federated with a statewide organization, adopted this is its project to prevent the children of cotton choppers and pickers from being left at home aJone all day. The center is situated at Second and the railroad on property owned jointly by Social Arts Club and a men's club, the Royal Brotherhood. Mrs. B. E. Roberts, chairman of the club's Social Service Committee, is one person largely responsible Whipping Jumpers Is Taboo With Mexican Horse Trainer NEW YORK iff 1 }— Gen. Humberto Mnriles, horseman extraordinary from Mexico, said yesterday he can't understand how the United States' riders train their horses. "I stand there and watch them," con:"iented the Olympic champion, "and wonder why they hit the horses." Gen. Mariles. who probably could give anyone in the world lessons on how to handle a horse, said he never takes the whip to his own mounts. "I try to teach my horses to love Jumping," he said. "If they make a mistake, I bring them back to Mexico and train them some more. I also teach the other members of the Mexican team not to touch the horse going over a jump." Gen. Mariles refused to say he thought the American team was wrong in its methods, but when asked why the Yanks resorted to this sistem, he answered: "I don't know why. Maybe they want to be sure the horse gets over the hurdle." Is any case the Americans have been shut out in the first two international events of the* National Horse Show which went into the second session of an eight-day run in Madison Square Garden today. Mexico won the first international test and Ireland the second. The Americans weer last among the four teams in the Mexican triumph. New Tobacco Tax Levy Won't Reach Estimate LITTLE ROCK Wl — A proposed levy on tobacco products not already taxed in Arkansas would no.t produce the revenues estimated by proponents, the Arkansas Legislative Council said Tuesday. Council Director Marcus. Halbrook said a study ordered by the 1955 Legislature showed that a tax on cigars, smoking tobacco and snuff would produce 81,225,000 yearly "at the maximum" and not three million dollars estimated by proponents. The proposed tax was defeated in the Legislature. The study will .be forwarded to the 1957 General Assembly, Memphis Men Sentenced On Forgery Counts FORT SMITH, Ark. f/P) — Three Memphis men received 3-year suspended sentences here yesterday on charges of false pretense and forgery in connection with an alleged $1,071 swindle of a widow. Mrs. Minnie W. Foster said th she last August employed thr men to do repair work on her house She said that she gave each man check in payment for his work. She said that the men, L. ( Montgomery, James W. Moody ai Paul Coleman, returned later an told her that one check had bee lost. She said that she wrote anoth er check for the same amount. Mrs. Foster said that both checJ were cashed and that other checl bearing her name — which she sal had not written — were cashed in th area. Circuit Judge Paul wolfe said h suspended the sentences becaus the men "had made restitution." Hotel Burns MEADVILLE, Pa. Lfl — A ragini fire destroyed the block-long La fayette Hotel building in the hear of the business district early yes terday, forcing nearly 60 guests t flee in their night clothes. No casualties were reported. SHE'S TOO "CATTY". FOR THE TOWN-Mcct, Mrs. Ca*sar Voncgoni of DCS Peres, Mo., who would rather leave town than part with her approximately 40 cats. Two years ago she left Maplewood. Mo., when an ordinance was passed limiting the number of pets per household. Naturally, that meant Mrs. Venegoni's household Now DCS Peres fe considering a similar ordinance. BO she's eyeing a 40-acre farm near Robcrtsville, Mo. Shown here feeding some df her cats, she says the pels are restricted to the kitchen, a brcezeway, an enclosed backyard and a garage. The garage, br thr war. » «q«ippad wM> radiant beating, for Uw cats', for the center's success. While regular hours are from £ a.m. to 4 p.m., she often takes chil- miscellaneous items were either do- stalled and approximately $1,COO was nated or paid for by club members, j spent on repairs. The Junior Auxiliary furnishes milk at a nominal fee. Due to increased attendance the center was open year round last year for the first tirne. Before that, it operated only during cotton chopping and picking season. It averages about 25 children a day, but some- The 20 club members'are planning to initiate a full-scale drive to secure donations for the center. The money will be used for enlargement and to improve facilities. Among other things, more beds and facilities for preparing hot meals are needed. Investigation of School Book Asked by Louisiana District BASTROP, La. f/P)—J5. G. Luckey,. superintendent of Morehouse Parisn schools, said State Superintendent of Education Shelby Jackson will investigate a book condemned by the parish School Board Tuesday as containing un-American racial Ideas. Luckey said Jackson promised to investigate a book he identified as Science for Better Living," and to withdraw it from state school circulation if the investigators agreed with the parish. The School Board voted unanimously yesterday to discontinue use of the ninth grade general science text, which drew protests from parents. Luckey said the took was used only in Bast.rop and Oak Grove. Among passages cited as objectionable: "Living things which belong to recognizable kinds, which are alike in most physical traits and which breed freely with each other are said to belong to one species. All men on this earth belong to one species—homo sapiens. The objectors said this is an insinuation that races "breed freely; with each other" and is a dangerous Socialistic trend of thought to instill into youth. River Bridge Is No More JEFFERSON CITY Iffl — A big EDITOR — Miss Jennie Wren has been chosen editor fo the Wilson school paper. The Bulldog. She is a senior and the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H. Hudson Wren of Wilson. the death knell of the old Missouri K^ver bridge here yesterday. Explosive charges timed to the split second knocked the final span the 60-year-old bridge from its Three New Polio Coses Reported LITTLE ROCK HH — Thre« new cases of polio were reported In Arkansas last week, the Sttte Hemlth Department said yesterday. The total for the year now li ITT — a little more than half of the 331 cases reported during the corresponding portion of 1954. The new cases were reported la Woodruff, Pulaskl and Lonoke couo- ties. All were of the paralytic typ«. Education Week Is Proclaimed JEFFERSON CITY UH — Oov. Phil M. Donnelly designated th* week of Nov. 6 today as "American Education Week" In Missouri and urged citizens to familiarize themselves with school needs. "The good education of children is an investment In America's future," he said to calling attention to the "unparalleled problems" fac- 'ng the state's schools. boom- and a muddy splash sounded | piers and dropped U into the River. Record Rice Crop Forecast TOKYO (fl—The Agriculture-Forestry Ministry yesterday predicted Japan's 1955 rice crop would set a record hig-h by more than 40 mil- ion bushles. The ministry said the crop would total 387,267,678 bushels, topping the record crop of 1933. The crop is more than 60 million bushels over the average yearly total. Here tomorrow and ready to roll! The hot one's even hotter! THE '56 CHEVROLET BEl AIR SPORT SEDAN-obovo Is o beautiful example at Chevrolet's bigger, bolder look. Four doors ond no sidepoils in this one-did you notice* the '56 Chevrolet New models-all with bold new Motoramic Styling. More models-including two new 4-door hardtops and two new 9-passenger station wagons. New excitement under the I hood-up to 205 horsepower and 9.25 to 1 compression ratio. This-remember-is the car that broke the Pikes Peak record in a history-making, preproduction trial. Come on in, look it over and try it out! They're sitting in our showroom right now champing at the bit. For these '56 Chevrolets were born with an urge to go places! But look 'em over first. Look at that bigger, wider, more massive grille. Follow that lower speedline of chrome back to those sassy, high-set taillights (the one on the left swings down to uncover the gas cap!). VS or 6—19 Models in 3 Series Any kind of model anyone could want! Your choice of the new "Blue-Flame" 6 with 1-10 h.p. and new higher compression or Chevrolet's record-breaking V8 power ranging up to a new high of 205 h.p. and 9.25 to 1 compression ratio! Automatic, and comfort and safety features? If Chevrolet doesn't offer them, it's only because they haven't been invented yet. Come in and drive the '56 Chevrolet! SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO. 301 West Walnut Phone 3-4578

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