The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 5, 1948 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 5, 1948
Page 2
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PACK TWO House Approves Regional Schools Mcoturt Provide* For Universities ' Sought in South WASHINGTON, May 5. (DPI— The Souse yesterday approved »n<l tent to the senate a resolution to gr»nt.Congressional consent to a Southern plan to establish regional universities. It ffaye Its <*sy by a roll call vote at 2S6 to «. ', The resolution .would cover 15 Southern states that signed a compact !ri Tmllahassee, P!a., last Feb. 8. The. constitution require! Congressional consent before if\y Interstate cpmpa<^ can become effective. Rep. Vito Marc ah tor. lo,\ ALP, N. Y., opposed tlie resolution on grounds It '.'places the Congrtssfon- al itamp of approval on segregation in'-.Education.*'He claimed tliat the supreni* court already lias outlawed such segregation. Rep.. Sam Hobbs, tt, A!a., replied that the plon "squares exactly" with supreme court decisions. He said the resolution would permit the South to establish regional schools. for both whites nnd Negroes. "This "Will permit us to do collectively .what none at our Southern states can do Individually," Hobbs said. The plan contemplates a Joint operation ol the Maharry Medical College (or Negroes at Nashville, Tenn. The Institution may have to close because of lack of finances unless If can be taken over by the states. • Rep. Kenneth B. Keating, E.. N. Y., offered an amendment to disclaim any Congressional • intent of endorsing educational segregation. But It was defeated on a plea by proponents of the resolution that it .was unnecessary. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Arab Armies Poised for 'D-Day' in Palestine ttgfl'm M*y mill kteckiea rvani troopt, with tank i, 30,000 J«w«, ii Cwrw by Intl.*, from oli •(•!*> •<• to Areto oclud« 5000 MMM tttntitr ttitfc 2000 SW»*w in cUt* itttnt. etiwralArab wbilizatiwi. if itaaing •r**lori»gtioii UfcontM Iroopi oug Muting Traiti.Jorda<i'» and Syri* on norrk ran, k«mined in on _ reconcilifliio*! W political difrerencei. Saudi Arabia m«y TRANS- JORDAN /. contiibur* troop* t PaUitinc in»off on Sfludi Arabia opposed King Abdullah's aim to annex Paltitint Spearhead of war on Zianiitt it the Brilith-trained and eoui| Arab Legion ted tiy King Abduflah ot Trans-Jordan. SAUDI ARABIA Read Courier News Want Ads. Ted Wins Again Ted Horn, Patterson, New Jersey happllv clutches his trophies after winning for the second lime the 100-mile Championship AAA Dirt Track Race at Arlington Downs Texas. The race ij sponsored by Racing. Internatlonaal ol Texas and *as run for the first time lust November. The trophies were presented by Mrs. H- H. Whelan of Dallls, as the H. H. Whelnn Memorial Trophy (NBA Tele photo) Heartburn Fm.l withdraw.! of British from Palestine on May 15 Is expected to b* the signal for a multi-proneed mvajlon of the Holy L.nd by Arab League forccs-unlcss the Arabs jump the gun before tliafdft* Map showhig itriteile •itu.tlon from Arab point of view, makes it appear as if Jewi wouW te over whelmed. However, Jewish forces are better organized, disciplined and1 equippedi tha n Arabs , n d !n" elude m»ny mor. World W.r II veterans familiar with mode™ weapon^and t.ctlcs ^ " *"• Ar«b«' only on«, has no warships of important size or offensive power* Inflation Hits Swindlers, Victims, Too, Better Business Bureau Finds MINNKAPOLIS, May S.—Inflation hu hit' the iwindlw and his victims, just like everybody else- far example It now co«ti the American sucker $8,000 to "rescue" a Mexican prisoner in that ancient bul still successful confidence game, as against only $3,430 In 1940, while the-bull—the big bundle of Amcri- | can currency supposedly concealed | In the false bottom of a trunk checked In an American customs house—was *185,000 back in 1940, but the "come-on" letters now flow- Ing In from Mexico City generally quote the amount ai a juicy 138S,- 000, according to a report on cur r rent frauds and rackets, which prey on the American pbcketbook. The report, by th» family economics bureau of Northwestern National Life Insurance Company,. points out that the cost of being ' rooked by various popular frauds and rackeU has ton* up about in proportion to the rlM In th« twin ti- ler's living coiU. j Charity aolicltation* by profes- ' slonal operator! who take 60 to M per cent of the publlc'a donations before turning over the balance to the church, veterans' organization, charity or other group in whose name they operate, now. boldly ask ; donations of $10 to 125. Instead of' the $2 to li generally asked before the war; their "benefit dance" tickets are t2 apiece or more, against M cents to $1 in pre-war days, and J th« price ol "advertising" apace sold on the basis of charity or "friendly relations", in publications of little or no advertising value, has climbed i right along with the high cost of easy living, the report finds. '•Help the veteran" Is stilt the most powerful appeal 'misused by tricksters to pry easy money out of a sympathetic public, according to Better Buslnes Bureau officials consulted In the company's survey. Read Courier News Want Ads. B/7//OP Do/far Club Gets 3 Hew Members NEW YORK, M«y S. (UP)-Th« billion dollar club" of American uslntM and industry gained three n»w members In 1947 and now has » roster of M firms, the annual United Press survey of U. S. business giants disclosed yesterday. Biggest business enterprise In the nation at the clo»e ol la«t year v-'r* the Bell system—American Telephone & Telegraph Company nnd its affiliated companies.—with RWl-S Of $8,713,377.290. Th* Bell System, nudging aside Metropolitan Life Insurance Co., regained top place In the ."club" after a lapse since 1««. when Metropolitan took over for a four-year period of leadership. The newest roster of the "club" includes for the first time the Tex- BS Co., the Mellon National Bank <fe Trust Company and the Standard Oil Company of Indiana. Standard Oil Co., (N. J.), largest Industrial organization in the country, had assets of »2,995,»89,693 on Dec. 31, 1947. against $2.659,987,889 a year earlier. Pennsylvania Railroad, the nation's largest carrier, had assets of }2,220,597,888, against 82,180,349,023 on Dec. 31, 1946 Assets of Bank of America National Trust & Savings Association, world's largest commercial bank, expanded to $5,845,817.669 from $5,675,525,193. Tornado Hits School Hear Alexandria, La. WEDNESDAY, MAY 8, 1948 j view Community, 30 miles Southwest of Alexandria yesterday, de- ALEXANDRIA, La. May 5. (UP) stroying an eight-room school and caui ~*'.. "> rna *>_rtPP«|_tlirougl^ Plain- 'unroofing several homes. No injur-' Ing. ie« were reported. If the tornado had struck during school hours, it would have caught 275 students in the build- SPEEDY maACHE RELIEF ncurjlgl*. it Hat onty reli«v«t tht , but »ri« th« nerves. Acti quick ifi liquid. Try . UN «aly n diucted. tal-WSforAckllBd.gestw Marriage Licenses The followint couples obtained marriage licenses Monday _ in the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk: John K. Franklin Jr. ot Memphis, Tenn., and Miss Mary Margaret Steele of Steele, Mo. Paul .Keeling and Mlsi Vadlne Malln of Dell. Jessie Miller of Jackson, Tenn., and Miss Aretta, Vernon of Blythe- j vllle. Harold Doyle and Mist Wanda Lee Long of Blytheville.' 1 Ronald Crow and Mlsi Helen I Thompson of Etui St. lauls, Mo. Read Courier News Want Ads. You'll Be Hillin 'Em High AT KIRBY'S THIS WEEK Remember Mother's Day Next Sunday Whitman Candies $1.50 to $4.00 Handy Hanna Hair Dryer $9.95 Fitch Shampoo aftdSh'o\y«T Spray Both I ' Perfume - Cologne - Bath Powder Tabu-Tweed-Lulien Lelong-Arden. Monogrammcd Matches, Cocktail Napkins, Lunch Napkins, Note and Letter Stationery, Place Cards. Hallmark Greeting Cards Home Permanent Wave Toni Deluxe and Hudnut. Montag Stationery, largest stock to select .from in town. 1' - • Eastman Kodaks, Flash Cameras, Films and Supplies. Gift Soaps, dainty designs and fragrances. n|H-<r E MOST'IMPORTANT PART OP OUR .fill all prescriptions from all doctors carefully and accurately at euar- anteed best pnces. See your doctor, then brin ff us your prescription. Save w i( h Safety. ICE CREAM Pints Vunila 25e Flavors 30e « ****** rejuvin-iion by our «P«rf JcA ^.ch.nK SHELTON COMPANY BLYTHEVSLLE, ARK. CHOOSE FROM MORE THAN 400 PATTERNS I0 c to 3°° Single Roll Wards extra-wide assortment of beautiful wallpapen will please yovi for many reasoni. Thay're originally-styled an<i priced to live jrovi J< to H! There'* * patlcrn for every room. See them today! IETTIR WAUPAPfR FOR LESi, AT WARDS Soybean Recleaning Let us reclean your soybeans. Our new modern cleaner double cleans, removes splits, faulty beans, dirt, trash, weed seeds, for better germination and purity. Blytheville Soybean Corp, Phone 856 1800 W. Main St. Phone 857 FOR A GREAT NEW TIRE THE $ PAY ONLY PER [WEEK For Safer Driving PUT A NEW TimfOftt TUBE IN EVERY NEW TIRE SUPER CHAMPION TIRE * We'll Buy All the Unused Mileage in Your Present Tires HERE'S BIG NEWS-MONIY-SAVINO NEWS for •very car owner. Ffrxton* brings you a GREAT NEW TIRE-First quality with all Fir*ston*'t •xclusiv* •xtra values-bringing you greater safety and longer mileage-AT A NEW LOW PRICE plus the unequaled FIRESTONI LIFETIME GUARANTEE. You save EVEN MORE because we'll give you a liberal allowance for all of the unused mileage in your present tires. DON'T WAIT. DON'T TAKE CHANCES on worn tire.. Get new Firestone Super Champions today- first quality at « new low price. YOUR USED TIRES ARE WORTH MORE 207 W. Main St. BlvttwilU

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