The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 25, 1955 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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PAGE TWO (AWt.T CWBTB* mnrg FRITH T, WOTBMBBR », 1MB This Christmas in Naples Will Continue Until Easter By KEN'NETH O, G1LMORK ' NEA Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON *- (NEA) — The $3 - a - year Naples cave dwellers will have more than a one-shot Christmas gift from the U.S.A. to see them through the winter this year. For the first time in history every family in the city holding a so-called "poverty card" will be given a 22-pound food package oach month from DrcembPr to April. CARE is running' this most comprehensive of all attempts to help needy persons in one area. Dolhr donations by the American people, a congressional appropriation and tons of surplus dairy products make it possible. The Agriculture Department is supplying the surplus food and Congress has provided the money to ship it abroad. An {additional dollar from individual eimrns covers distributing and packaflinir. The Naples operation is .part of CARE'S current world-Aide food crusade to assist suffering people iii Europe and Asia. In Naples, where 80,000 persons are unemployed, "poverty cards" have been issued to 18,000 families who have absolutely no means of support. This entitles them to free medical care and tax exemption. Holders are also given 1,000 lire twice a year, about S3.00. .j. "At the present time that is all the local government is able io do," explains Raymond Izbicki who just left for Italy to direct the CARE program. "Our goal is to tide these poverty stricken families over dur- ine the five winter months. "Their plight is appalling. A number of them live in crude caves just outside the city. It is particularly hard on the children." Each CARE bundle contains seven pounds of cheese, nine pounds of powdered milk and six pounds of butter. The powdered milk can be made into 39 quarts of milk. Your name if you gave a dollar will be stamped on one package, CARE makes sure a receipt is collected on delivery. FOR THE MI'XnRV and cold and miserable rave dwellers of Naples, CARK brings a long, long Christmas present. School Board Hires 'Private Eye' To Double Check on Absenteeism US Reaches New Milestone In Electricity Consumption NEW YORK I/Pi — The country reached a new mtlettone In ihe modern electric age last week—out- ptll of 11 bilUon kilowatt-hours in a single week. The new record, as reported Wednesday by the Edison Electric Insti- imc. ' was 11.149.000,000 kilowatt- hours, almost 30 ]ier cent more than output in the same week ol 1954. Colder weather in the Northwest [ alone with booming factory consumption in major cities were major ['actors in the peak output, according to industry sources. Much of rhe jsain in recent years can be j traced to the. increasing use of the growing array of electrical appli- , Here, in brief, ta »e hi«*orj «f U. S. power coniumption: Electric output reached 3Va billion kilowatt-hours a week for the first time in September 19J8, just alter the start of World War n. Production of five billion Itilo- watt-hours came in the second week of September 1047. The nine billion KWH mark came ill mid-January 1964. . and the 10 billion figure was reached lut, January. AP&L's Rates To Be Stud led LITTLE ROCK <#)—The entire rate schedule of the Arkansas Power & Light Co. will come under the scrutiny of the Arkansas Public Service Commission when the PSC hears the power company's application for a, new million dollar annual raie increase Dec. 5. The PSC. which made the announcement, apparently wants to determine whether each type of rate is bearing a proper proportion of the company's over-all charges. AP&L has different rates for industries, commercial establishments, rural co-operatives and householders. U«S. GEORGE DRAKX, ChittQo, til.. H7«: "My younf iteri luted ordinary «puin. They rMdilj t«Jt« St. joiflpb A*plrl» Foe Childr... They lik«it» pur* orto<« flavor." ST. JOSEPH ASPIRIN FOX CHILDREN j ' EAST ST. LOUIS, Til. f/P)—The I East St. Louis School Board hired j a private detective agency to check on absenteeism of teachers and custodians. Edwin G. Barmann, board president, said the double-check has been in progress for the past three months. The firm gets S325 a month for its work. Barmann said a daily report on | absenteeism is turned over to the agency, which checks to see if the teachers and custodians have valid reasons for being AWOL from Mrs. Jim McKay was honored with a miscellaneous shower at the home t of Mrs H. L. Veasman Tuesday j night. ' The hostesses were Mrs. Veasman, I Mrs. Hick >laU, Mrs. B\m BoUck and Mrs. John Wodward.s. Approximately 25 guests attended the affair. Out-of-town guests were Mrs. D. T. McKay Jr., and Mrs. David. Lilliard of Memphis. Mrs. Grady Loftln and Mrs. Shade Owens of West Memphis, Mrs. Willie Glover of Dyess and Mrs. Terry Mitchell of jonesboro. Refreshments of punch and cake were served. Mrs. John Earl Speck and son ol Frenchman's Bayou visited Mrs. Speck's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Hall last week. Mr. and .Mrs. V. E. Timlall and Tommy of Memphis vi.silfd Mr. and Mrs. p. B. Wytml Sunday. Mrs. James Bowles, who has been a patient, at Methodist Hospital in Memphis, re turned home Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Rmve and Mrs. D. Shoemaker .spent Friday in Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Dobbs and daughters attended the Harding College Choir recital in Blytheville Sunday afternoon, Mr. and Mrs. Coleman Crews visited their daughter. Tin Verne, ;i student at Hard inpr College at Soarcy over the weekend. Mrs. Swan Brock hius been r-nn- fined Io hrr bed for the past, week with a cold. Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hovel Mc- Gmnis nnfl children visited in Jone.s- bnro over th 1 . 1 weekend. Mrs. Trov Tiolick of Mftmnhls visited her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gcorw Bradford, and Mr. pnd Mrs. Pete Rnlirk Saturtliiv i'nii Sunday. The !uini!:il M'vkrv supncr sponsored by the \VSCR of Pie Kei'or and River-"''' 1 '; Ji. l f i ' ti r"-i'« ( C' hi 'rch \vii? held Tuesday nip tit at the srlinol cafeteria. There will be n revival ai th" Riverside Methodist Church hrfhin. Intr Sunday morning. H \vMl clo.sn Dec. 4. The, Rev. Hnrnid Ppence of Mnnib Mi'thof'ist Churr-h will conduct My services on Hi nicht. :it 7:3(1. The RPV. D. C. ITiince, i. c ; pastor of the hnsl church, . Mrs. .loo Hilliavd and Mv?. H .P. Mills of Kn.'-er and thft psychology cl!"-.-; of .Arkansas Statf! vi. c ifed the children's hospital in Jacksonville and T,jtt]f> Roc'r .Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Bolick are building n new homo on Uic lot JUKI. abov* 1 the old Bolick home. After the completion of the home, the Pete Bolicks. who have been Ilviiw on the Charles Coleman farm, will movi' into their old house. The fourth grnd/ tfass of Mr?. Dfctouis held a Thanksgiving party Tuesday afternoon with the room mothers as hostesses. Oldest Hospital The Pennsylvania Hospital, opened in Philadelphia in 1752, through the efforts of Benjamin Franklin and Dr. Bond, is the oldest hospital in the United States. A temporary hospital was erected in 1751 in a private house in Philadelphia. school. Vandalism nt schools also is checked by the agency. "Only a minority is taking unfair advantage by laying off when they are not sick," Barmann said. He said the program is designed for economy reasons in the system of T20 teachers ami custodians. Barmann said the school district paid $59.000 for teacher and $30,- GOf) for custodian absenteeism in the fiscal vear ended June 30. COIDS Relieve Sufferini Fwt-EHectivtlir Carpenter Work Contract or Hourly No Job Too Big or Too Small Phone 3-9680 or 3-4464, ext. 105 CONTRACTORS Ray Sounders & E. 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