The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 25, 1956 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 25, 1956
Page 8
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PA.GI MOOT BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 19M Spa Club Challenges State on Closing Order HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (AP) plush night clubs in this resort in the chancery court here. The court will hear Atty. Gen. Tom Gentry's request that the Tower Club, which closed earlier this week, be padlocked on charges that its operators violated state gambling and liquor laws. State Police Director Herman Lindsey and Rolla Pitch, director of the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Board, are among the witnesses who have been subpoenaed. Seeks Dismissal Defense attorney Earl J. Lane has announced that he will as£ Chancellor Sam Garratt to dismiss Gentry's suit on the ground that owner Jack McJunkin already has — The state of Arkansas' attempt to close one of the more city, at the height of the tourist season, will be tested today closed the cmo. i'iie , tends Lane, abated Gentry's charge that the establishment was a public nuisance. Lane also ar- guets that the Tower Club never was a public nuisance. Chief Asst. Atty. Gen. James L. Sloan has said the action is a test suit against Hot Springs clubs which operate gambling games and sel liquor by the drink. 34 Others Prosecutor H. A. Tucker has taken similar action against 24 olubs in Hot Springs and Garland County. He filed suits in circuit court asking restraining orders against the nightspots. No date has been set for a hearing. Tucker's action, taken after the state suit was filed against the Tower Club, has been interpreted Compress Group Announces Meet National .Cotton Compress and Cotton Warehouse Association has announced a two-day meeting in Galveston, April 12 and 1 3. Blytheville member of the association if Kelton Francis Jr., of Biytheville Compress Co. The increase of efficiency in the face of rising costs of labor and mippliBB and in the Handling and storing of the record supply of cotton will be discussed. Highlight of the convention will be an exposition of bale handling and firefighting equipment. TV'S MMM-M-Here's NBC- TV's answer to Marilyn Monroe and old movies. She's gorgeous Pat Sheehan, the first glamor gal ever signed to a term contract by the TV network. Pat's making love to some of the top male stars on the home screen right now, but there's talk of grooming her for big dramatic roles. VERSATILE TRUNK So supple and skillful is the fingerlike tip of the elephant's many- muscled trunk that this big. awkward-looking animal can even untie knots with it. Rehiilfr Bikes For Sale We Carry All Paris And Repair Bikes & Tricycles CULLISON BICYCLE SHOP AM Work Guaranteed Across From Kroger Ph. 3-6122 RADIATOR WORK • Boiled Out • Repaired • Flo Tested • Re-cored ALL WORK GUARANTEED GROVER'S RADIATOR WORKS MuCtUaeAv*. P.. 1-tMl by Sloan as an attempt to block an + anti-gambling campaign by the state. Sloan says that If Tucker watned to close the clubs, he could raid them underc riminal statutes and confiscate their equipment. The attorney general, says Sloan, is restricted to taking civil action against violators. Worked on Case Tucker says, however, that he filed the suits after he and Sheriff Leonard R. Ellis had worked together gathering evidence "for some time." In his complaint, Gentry told the Hayti to Try For Quota in ARC Campaign HAYTI — Plans to organize, a fund raising group for the March campaign of the Red Cross were outlined at a meeting of some two dozen enterested persons at the 61 Cafe here Thursday night. Club had operated illegal ventures with the "connivance of local and state officers." Tw/'ns Both Victims Of Leukemia GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. tfP) — A 26-year-old couple continued a sorrowful, hopeless vigil today at bedsides of their only children — 2- year-old twin daughters suffering from leukemia, a blood disease for which there is no known cure. Mr. and Mrs. John Van Lopik were told by physicians their daughter Eileen might succumb at any nioment, and her sister Kathleen has no more than four months to live. Eileen was diagnosed a leukemia victim last November, but the disease wasn't discovered in Kathleen until last week. Physicians said it was "extremely rare" that leukemia is found in more than one member of a family, the last such case on record having been in 1929—25 years before the cute, blonde twins were born to the Grand Rapids furniture worker and his wife. Tony Luckenbach, chairman of the Pemiscot County Red Cross, presided. He introduced Clark Poppell, of Cape Girardeau, area supervisor of the Red Cross, and Arthur Morehead, of Washington, D. C., assistant secretary of the national organization. A planning committee of six was appointed to meet at the offices of A. T. Earls here next Thursday night to discuss who should be le- cted chairman of the fund raising campaign. Morehead said Pemiscot County may lose it's only paid employee of the Red Cross chapter unless the county comes near reaching it's goal of $10,650 in donations this coming month. He.said the goal hasn't been reached in Pemiscot for almost 10 years. Last year's total contributions were slightly more than $3,000. The only paid employee of the volunteer organization is Mrs. Agatha Wilks, of Caruthersville, executive secretary, who receives a monthly salary of $150. He Pays The Freight WHEELING, w.Va. m — When Dog Warden WiUiam Custer found a lost dog, he read in a Wheeling Intelligencer want ad that it had been lost by a man from Garnet, Kan. Custer, at his own expense, telegraphed the Kansan he was shipping the dog and took it to the express office in a S20 wooden shipping crate. The other day, Custer got a call that his crate had been returned so he went to pick it up. The crate had been shipped collect and Custer had to pay shipping charges out ol his own pocket. Jazzman Takes Vows MILWAUKEE^!—Boyce Brown, rated the country's No. 1 Dixieland jazz alto saxophone player 16 years ago, will become a lay brother for the Servile Roman Catholic Order next Tuesday. Brown, who wil take the vows of poverty, chasity and obedience, said he will ta ekhis saxophone with hi minto the order. A convert to the church, Brown will be know as Brother Mathew. He entered the monastery in 1953. Obituary Elmer Lee Willis Services Sunday Elmer Lee Willis, 48, died at his Biytheville home yesterday at 10:30 a.m. Mr. Willis, who lived at 2116 Margarete, was born in Biytheville and lived most of his life here. He is survived oy his wife, Mrs. Patricia Willis; two sons, Timothy, of Biytheville, and Bobby Joe, oi St. Louis; two daughters, Peggy Jean, of Philadelphia, and Betty, of St. Louis; his mother, Mrs. Pearl Fisher, of Biytheville; a half brother, Jack Hunt, Biytheville; and three half sisters, Mrs. Eva Wilson, Biytheville, Mrs, Lula Waidon, Dyersburg, and Miss Inez Willis, Biytheville. Services will be held at 2 p.m. tomorrow, Cobb Funeral Home chapel. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery. Rev. Downs will officiate. New Armaments On Navy Ships CHARLESTON, S. C. H) — Adm. Arleigh Burke, chief of naval operations, said today that "the most powerful, most desrtuctive weapons of the age are being installed on board ships in increasing numbers." The Navy "is hard at work on new developments," Burke said, adapting, nuclear power . to ship propulsion and creating both carrier-based aircraft and seaplanes which he'said are "moving rapidly into the supersonic era." In an address prepared for The Citadel, famous Southern military school, Burke did not . spell out in detail his reference to the powerful weapons installed aboard ships. The free world's 1955 nickel production record set a record output of about 427,000,000 pounds. __ MAKING A BIO MOVE—The old village smithy at Shelbourne, Vt —said to be 150 years old—has come to rest at the Shelbourne Museum. It was moved 2700 feet to the museum grounds, where it will be preserved. Museum officials plan to fully equip it- They even plan to hire an old-time blacksmith to rshow visitors how horseshoes were made and wrought 'iron .was forged Ions ago. The brick blacksmith shop is shown above as it was moved the museum grounds. Only last winter, the same museum brought 'the famous old sidewheeler, Ticonderoga, two miles overland and made it a permanent exhibit. Prisoners Protest HEREFORD. Tex.—Prisoners at the Deaf Smith Count jail don't care for the latest improvement, that of using carbon tetracloride to clean fingerprinting ink off their fingers. Jailer Charles Skelton said they yere fond of licking the old cleaning fluid off their fingers. He had ben using whiskey confiscated in raids to remove the ink. PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET it Fresh Fruit & Produce • Fresh Dressed Poultry I The Finest in Beef, Veal, Lamb & Pork Nationally Advertised & Fancy Groceries 2-2043 Call In We Deliver Come In 1 1044 Chick 1 toy Off Plan Working DETROIT W)—The United Auto Worker^ union says that operation of layoff pay plans now is assured for Ford, General Motors and Chrysler employes, beginning June 'in separate contracts with the "Big Three", the layoff pay,plans were contingent upon states in which two-thirds of a companys' employes live approving the setup. HEAVILY POPULATED One-third of the (American people (48,000,000) live in five of the states bordering on the Great Lakes — Illinois, Indiana, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. MUSIC TO RECOVER BY—The newscamera catches a poignant scene in Children's Hospital, Akron, Ohio, during the semi-annual Children's Concert Day. Five-year-old Letta Sublett, almost immobilized from burns, rings out a soft-rhythm on the bells to. Mrs. L. E. Warlord's song on the piano. Under leadership of. Children's Concert Society- volunteers, youngsters in the hospital "roll their own" music in rhythm band lun. Those who can move go from ward to ward. DON'T BOTHER ABOUT PARKING! Have YOUR Doctor Phone Us Your Prescription -We'll Deliver Free! We Fill Prescriptions From All Doctors KIRBY DRUG STORES Prescription Experts Negro Deaths IbbDay Funeral services for Ebb Day, 60-year-old World War I veteran wh$ died Tuesday night at his home in Double Bridges, will be conducted at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the Caston Funeral Home, Rev. Johnson officiating... Surviving are his wife Willie Mao, his mother Ada of New Madrid, and three brothers/ Percy of New Madrid, M.C. of Chicago and Jess* ol Tfumarin. Burial will be in Sandy Ridge Cemetery. Bead Courier News Classified Ad* S&E SUPER MARKET Highway 61 North We Deliver—Phone 3-9663 • Modern Self Service Facilities • Choice Meats • Finest Produce • Quality Groceries • Frozen Foods Enjoy Modern, Self-Service Shopping with no' parking problem at any time.,Shop S & E for Quality. 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It would be even finer with a new or expanded industry employing 100 more people. These 100 new jobs would mean each year: $590,000 more personal income, $360,000 more retail sales,,f270,000 more bank deposits, 107 more pastenger cars, 174 more workers oj all kinds employed and a total of 296 more people. Increase your chances oj getting that industry by: 1. Listing all potential industrial buildings and sites with the .41 DC; 2. Keeping the AIDC up to date on your prospects; 3. Setting up your own industrial development corporation for financing industrial growth. JJRKANSAS (INDUSTRIAL ||]EVELOPMENT STATE CAKITO'L LITTLE R « C K COMMISSION S. R 2 • » 1 « 1 WE RENT • HOSPITAL BEDS . . . BABY BEDS • ROLLA WAY BEDS • USED REFRIGERATORS • USED WASHERS WADE FURNITURE CO. 112 W. Main Phone 3-3122 FOR SALE Used Furniture & Appliances We Can Save You Money Cash or Terms ALVIN HARDY FURNITURE CO. 113 E. 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