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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 22,1956 —BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE rrv* STARR GAZING 87 BETTYE NELLE 8TAKR Ciirler Newt &U1 l>rtei»ondeol This isn't news I'm sure, when I say, George Washington was born 224 years ago today, but I didn't want to neglect the old gentleman. Rotary International Is celebrating its 51st anniversary tomorrow. Admiral Chester W. Nimltz was born on Feb. 24, 1885. Massach- usettes ceded Maine to statehood on Feb. 25, 1820.- if you : re ever asked on the "Big Surprise,' 1 who was Abe Lincoln's secretary, you might say John Q. Nicolay and that he was born on Peh. 26, 1832—and win the JIOOO.OOO and I'll take the regular agent's fee of 10% and go west, southwest that is. Big Ben, the clock in Westminis- tei. weighs 13 J /2 tons — when you see the name of "Emir" in reference to Moslem names it is a title o> dignity, also used by civil officers. Its an honorary tUl led-b lls an nonurary uuii ujjumcu^ir the East by those claiming descent from Mohammed and his daughter, Fatima. No relations to the Paiima In the story of "Aldaddin and the Wonderful lamp," and nor th« hoo- tchie-coochie, (if you'll pardon the expression) Fatima, which was a bad word when I was a young gal and required a mouth washing of soap and water. What men prize most Is a pri- viledge. even if it be that of chief mourner at a funeral. When it is a question of money, everybody Is of the same religion. Television is a place where highly paid actors like to get up anc tell the whole wide world about their proverty-stricken days In vaudeville. Pessimist: One who slzej him- Belf'up and get sore about It. When we resist tempation, it is usually because temptation is weak, not because we are strong. Conscience: An inner voice thai warns us somebody is looking. To lovi oneself is thi beginning «f l llfelonf romance. Old smart alec Disraeli ( said when he felt the urge to read book h« Ju«t «tt down and wrote one. Can you beat that? If iM the autos in the world were laid end to end, It would be Sunday afternoon. There'i always » first time for anything. Getting your feet off the ground and your head in the NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION IN LEACHVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 40 OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ""ARKANSAS Notice Is hereby given that the annual school election in the above named District will be held on March 17, :9W, for the following purposes: To eleoi on* director for « term of 8 years and two dlrec- tori, «ach for a term of t yean. To submit the question of voting a total school tax of 60 mills. a« set out in the District's budget, which Includei, In addition to 30 mills for operation and maintenance of the schools and 15 mills previously voted for payment of bonds now outstanding, a building fund tax of S mill* annually, beginning with th« taxes now being collected In 19M, which was voted In the 1955 annual echool election for the purpose of paying the principal arid Interest of a proposed bond Issut of I38.500, which will run approximately 20 years, to be Issued for the purpose of erecting and equipping new school buildings, and said S mill building fund Ui wilt constitute a continuing annual levy until the principal and Interest of the proposed bonds are paid In full, with the provision that the «ur- plu« each year arising from the building fund taxes, after providing for principal and Interest maturing that year and the next six months' Interest on all the outstanding bonds, may be used by the District for calling bonds for payment prior to ma- clouds doesn't necessarily mean your're WALKING on air. No sir- reel ' I just made my first airplane :rip when I flew from Memphis to Houston, Tex., snd I might add right here, it will no doubt be my ,a3t one. To begin with, the weather couldn't have been worse. The plane was three hours late getting to Memphis, which gave my stomach more time to get churned over and over. We took off (old veteran flier talking) In,the pouring rain, clouds as black as hades. Then the trim young stewardess walked through the plane and announced In that sirupy sweet voice "we will fly slow at 220 miles per hour and low at 6000 feet." Everything In me was swapping places with something else and I begun thinking about grandma'a old wooden barrel milk churner. 1 Uieil lu SHIM had never traveled any other way wnen, bam, we hit an air pocket that felt like we had hit a hole in Highway 61 The pilot announced over the loud speaker for all passengers to tighten up on their safety belt.' I couldn't do that, because I had almost choked my self on the belt I was wearing. I begun figuring right then how my three children would spend the $62,5000 Insurance I bought for J2.50 at the airport. All of a sudden, my ears started to snapr crackle and pop like Junior's breakfast food and I got as deaf as OLD MAN LEE. P. S. The train trip back (yep, no more airplanes for this old lady) wasn't near as fast, but I wasn't in a hurry to begin with. At least I'll know what the other fellow la talk-,. Imt about when they talk "airplane language." Every morning over station KOBE at 8:45 a devotional program i«.bs- ing given with program title being "Under One Roof." It deali with family life and iti problems and runs through May. D/op*r I* Signal FLINT, Mich. (iP) — Mrs. Thetea Haywood, 47, lost control at her car. It plunged across a ditch snd landed astride a double track railroad crossing. With two trains bearing down on the car, Mrs. Haywood grabbed a diaper and waved down the slowly moving trains. turlty or for other school purposes. The polls will open at 8:00 o'clock A.M and will close at 6:30 o'clock P.M. on March 17, 1»58, at the following polling places in the District, to-wlt: Leachville City Hall. GIVEN this 13th" day of February, 195«. BOARD OP DIRECTORS. LEACHVILLE SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 40 OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS. By NORMAN BAILEY, President, And LOOTS WEZNBERG, Secretary. 2/1S-22-38 EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbord Hordwort PIMM I-M1I Paint Closeout Many Type" And Colon i Price Hubbard Hardware Yes, CAS Heat is e Dependable and Economical, tool No Oliver futl can provide a cleaner, more healthful warmth than- GAS. Modern GAS uniu automatically odjust to everr temperature change, . . . keep your home olwayi comfortable .. . dependably, ecohomlcollyl Ark-Mo Power Co. BLUE CROSS - BLUE SHIELD keeping pace with modern health care air IMPORTANT announcement SOON YOUR ARKANSAS BLUE CROSS-BLUE SHIELD PLAN WILL EXPAND AND INCREASE BENEFITS OF ALL MEMBER CONTRACTS This is being done to meet the increased cost of illness. Every day medical science is perfecting newer and better techniques of treating illness and hospitals are giving more and better service to their patients: These new techniques and better service mean better health and longer life. THEY ALSO MEAN HIGHER ME.i,ICAL AND HOSPITAL BILLS TO THE PUBLIC. To keep Blue Cross-Blue Shield members from paying an ..Increasing portion of these bills out of their own I pockets, increased benefit* are necessary. CHARGES OUl TO INCREASED t IMNOYEO CAM JjS Only Blue Cross-Blue Shield protection and service benefits increase in value as health care costs rise. 50 million Americans and almost 200 thousand Arkansas citizens now belong to Blue Cross-Blue Shield. It offers nation-wide service . . . your membership goes with you everywhere . . . stays with you .. . as long as you want it. Blue Cross-Blue Shield Representative WAYLIN CHESSER Box 307 Blytheville, Ark. Phone 3-3106 // you are not now a member and would like information about joining this PLAN that keeps your protection in step with the increasing cost of illness MAIL THIS COUPON MOW Blue Cross-Blue Shield ARKANSAS MIDICAL AND HOSPITAL SERVICE, Inc. «th i*J dune* *<» £i.siiteMl •«!• UHto keck v '•• BLUE CROSS-BLUE SHIELD, 6th and Caln«, Littli Rotk, Ark. Please send me, without obligation, the complete details of your Non-Proflt j Ho»nlt*llzatlon and Surgical Benefit Plan. Little Rock r«ldent m«y cull FRanklln 4-7401, S«rvlce. Peak, Mri. Sls»n ef Mrs. Ernest, (or Information.