The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 6, 1948 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 6, 1948
Page 7
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^THURSDAY, MAY 6, 194g ~~ ______ -- •' — Legislature Gets Welfare Issue General Assembly 5 Handed Problem of Increasing Grants atlts fn Afk a"sas. old to thc Ted ty point- n™"""' " owever . that the $12,000- the " t i" • , funds a PP ro P r latcd by the last legislature allowed the department to meet only 85 per cent of the estimated needs of the state's o'a aged and dependent children At present, the average old ace grant Is J18.20 a month. 8 In order for the department to Pay an average of $21.42, considered 100 per cent of estimated need, tne legislature would have to appropriate $19,528,262 for the coming Ap years, Christy said. *» . Legislative to Set Amount "The amount of the grant." he added, "Is a matter to be determined by the legislature." However, Christy set out a series of optional payments and the total needed to put them Into effect. A grant of $25 a month would cost $23,838,690 for the years 19«51. A $30 grant would require $29,198,238, and a $45 grant would need more, than $47,000.000. He also pointed out that the federal government would add 60 per cent to the grants set aside by the state legislature. The department's operating request totaled $1,015,060 per year compared with its current budget of $700,720. In addition, the department asked an Increase of $100,000 in the «200,000 university hospital aid fund set up by the legislature. The only other tentative budget filed today was by Arkansas State College at Jonesboro which asked an amount nearly three times its current budget. The school requested $1,387,786 for operating expenses during the two-year period, plus a $690,000 building appropriation. The last legislature allowed the P°llege $509.044. aMThree additional state agencies ^ill seek Increased appropriations when they appear before 'the 1949 legislature. Tne State Health Department notified the state comptroller's office that it will seek $685,230 annually, a yearly increase of $136,570. At the same time' the Arkansas School /or the Deaf announced a budget of $220.395 annually arid the State Negro Boys Industrial School at Wrlghtsville said it would ask for $37,400 per year. The Board of Health 'said its increased funds would be used to support a division of mental hygiene yeneral disease control work and a tuberculosis control program-each now operating without state mon- Victorious Toft Welcomed BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS J /-Year-Ola 1 Soys Her Aerial Runaway Trip Was Worth Scolding CHICAGO, May t, (UP)-An 11- year-old girl said yesterday that she had a good time on her aerial runaway trip to New York even thoiirt) she got a scolding when she got Janet Jones, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin A. Jones, decided in play hookey from school and take an alrlitiu ride to New York. Instead of going to school Monday afternoon, Janet put on her best dress, took $60 of her father's money and $18 from her piggy bank and then reserved a seat on* United Airlines flight. After a taxlc'ab (rip to the airport, Janet paid her » half fare and boarded a DC-6 plane at, 6 p.m. bhe arrived In New York at 9 p.m. Monday. Janet's family, meanwhile, Imd become frantic. Tliey called police for help In locating her In New York, airport officials became suspicious when u, C y suw the girl wandering aimlessly around the terminal. They questioned her nSd'trYrT ^^ h " SC ' f -° rsa They learned tha details and spolte to Janet's family by telephone Janet was put on Die next iltght oack to Chicago Her parents gave her a thorough scolding when she arrived said the trip was worth it. CAA Airport Ingineert To Hold District Meeting , , Ark - "«>• «• -Dlstrict engineers of the Ci- Ainv, Aer ?' laut '« Administration'!! Airports Branch will meet here tort^ and tomorrow to discuss DIP . K °!'"' r s ! alcs (0 1* represented are 0 ' T *™- Okl « hon « "»" NOTICE Arkansas fo1 ' a permit to sell beer ••vllln M i" 1 , Mnl " Sll ' ect ' "»<=>'- vil e Mississippi county. Ihc undersigned states tlinl he is x citizen of Arknnsns. O ( good moral chnracler. that he has .fever P??, ! C(1 ," VlC ! C ," of a (elo ">' m <" ll!> '' ciimc Involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked with- In five years Inst past; nnrt that the undersigned has never been convtctert of violating the l nws of this stole, or niiy other stntc, rolnt- ing to the snle of alcoholic liquors J. W. ALEXANDER Subscribed and sworn to bTcore me this 5 day of May, 1048 ,w», v M "' Mnrsl >n" Dlnrknrd, (S £AM Nolnry Public. My Coimnlsslon expires March 9 Sen. Robert A. Taft. a., o., was welcomed in Cincinnati shortly before ha v,ctory over Harotd Stassen, .,„ a Republican presidential asp i,am , In the Oh.o primary yesterday. siRssea gave Taft a battle on the sector's own home grounds but Ohio's "favorite son" rece.mi 30 '"^ & ' Delegates and all but nine of the 23 which were contested. | Ho// of Quota Reached I By Red Cross in Pern/scot * --- — - — — — -•• f tiirutwc CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo, May 6 , , , ;— The annual Red Cross roll ca drive in Pemiscot County is lagging call ey. The deaf school asked a 449090 per year increase in order to ''establish a definite salary schedule" based on training and experience of teachers. The Negro Boys Industrial School requested an additional $!,600 per year in order to employ a teacher. and more than $7,300 remains to be raised to reach a $15,000 Quoin, it was disclosed yesterday by E. G. Roland, chapter chairman, and Floyd •Hnmlett, roll call chairman for 1948. The quota assigned to Caruthersville is still $3,207.54 short of its goal, and it was pointed out that this sum represents almost 50 per cent of the county's quota shortage. Mr. Holanrt said that many community chairmen had not submit,- [ tcci any reports at, nil for the work ' they had accomplished during thc ' drive. Now Tastes Better Than Ever! rot flavor Produced fcy •rown-r»rm«n, DUNIIwt *f FAMOUS OLD roilSTIK I. N.w, rmprar.i formol* for .«*« >moolhn«u, (li.ndly hj,t.t (9 King Hock Lob.I contain, 40% Straight Whl.ll., ft y.or, «, M£ olci-bl.nrf.J 'with Ih. hwM -.1. nvulral tplrlhl ' 3 t f m. Ktntvtky bl.ndlng, bodxl by . on. family, or* tradition for qwtty '. for 78 y«or». 4.Pf°J««d by Hu dWOI^n o« fwMW Old 1ROWN-FOAMAN DlitllUri C» rf . ru il, m At loulivillt In Ktflueky v"' 100P " X "- BotWi " B <""'-PluckySlralghtBourbonWNsk,. BEGINNING MAY 14 FRISCO CHANGE IN SCHEDULES A change in schedules of certain Frisco passenger trains will be made effective May 14. 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