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TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 1958 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE FTVH U, S. Possessions The United States has eight possessions: Alaska, Hawaii, Wake Panama Canal Zone, Virgin Islands and Guam. MOX THEATRE On W. Main St. In Blylheville Phone 3-4621 Weekdays Show Starts 7:00 p.m. — Sat. & Sun. 1:00 p.m Coming of Spring Should Bring Thaw to Winter-Logged Business By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (AP) — There's a rumor around that spring starts today! That's none too iigmls BargairNighlt ADMISSION lOc & 20c Double Feature JOHNNY WAYNE SHEFFIELD • MORRIS I AH ALLIED ARTISTS PICTURE — AND — HI ALLIED MlliSTS PICTURE ALSO CARTOON WEDNESDAY & THURSDAY Double Feature soon for a lot of people. . . .,.-,, i Just as the sun is balanced on the Equator today, so is business on its high plateau. .But spring starts the sap flow-* " ing the trees—and love flowing In a young man's fancy—and womenfolk flowing to the stores. This is the season when wives decide that the living room carpet won't, do any longer. And, as every husband knows, one purchase of that sort invariably leads to another. Merchants will be glad to see the last of Uie snow drifts disappear. In Pebraury total retail trade was clocked at an annual rate of 184 billion dollrs. This was better than a year ago, but some six billion under the pace set in the final months of 1955.' March Didn't Help Bad weather in March hasn't heled much, but a quickening is reported as Easter nears. Industrial output has been down little too. Adjusted seasonally, production was off a bit in January and February from the record high established in December. Some expect that the March figures will stick on the same plateau. But with spring officially here today, there's hope for a pickup in many lines. Spring is what the auto industry counts on to bring the customers back to the dealers' show rooms—and laid-oif workers back to the auto assembly lines. Picking Up The steel Industry reports that orders are already picking up. The mills have been busy all along, but the flow of new orders is causing some steel executives to revamp their predictions. They lore- see no slowdown now for some time to come. Orders for steel for the construction and freight car building industries are particularly pressing. And with spring construction should pick up still more. Con tractors are especially interestec In what spring brings forth this ALSO CARTOON year. Home building has slow for some time. been Cancer Fund Honors Actress HOLLYWOOD !/P) — Establishment of the Susan Ball memoria fund as a national cancer agency honoring the memory of the late actress is announced by the sponsoring City of Hope Medical Center. Miss Ball died of cancer last year. Actor Dick Powell and his wife, June Allyson. were named cochairmen of the fund. _ .. J ON TOP OF MOUNT SANTIS—That's where these antennae are being installed by Swiss workmen. Switzerland's TV network is the highest in Europe, because the signals must be beamed over 8000-ioot peaks of the Swiss Alps. This has greatly increased the cost and technical difficulty o! establishing Switzerland's TV network. Actress Asks Divorce Bond Money Cash, Please LONG BEACH, Calif. (£>)—Robert E. Bennett, 53, charged with three counts of forgery involving checks totaling $72.99, heard the court set a hearing date and fix bail at $1,000. "Can I give you a check for the bail?" he asked Municipal Judge Lyman B. Sutler. "No, thanks," the judge said promptly, remanding Bennett to jail. Narrower Front New Styling? LOS ANOELES (ff) — Mrs. Ethel H. Roe made two slight miscalculations. 1. She placed her foot on what she thought was the brake pedal, but it proved to be the accelerator. 2. She drove her sedan between a lamppost and a telephone pole. The front half of the car now is narrower. . The action she filed last Aug was dropped four months later after a reconciliation. The couple was married in Las Vegas, Nev., in August, 1853. NOTICE Notice is hereby given that Ruth McClannahan has filed application Court should be made in writing and filed with the City Clerk within thirty days of date of this notice. " Dated: 3/19/56. DAN BLODGETT, City Engineer, City of Blytheville. 3/20-27 NEW for... GLISTENING Patent Leathers and White MinHooi Pumps in shiny black patent leather and white are the latest word for Easter footwear. Little girls need no longer envy their big sister's stylish pumps. She can have them, tool Mother, these pumps will actually hug the heel. Come, see for yourself. Alto many other styles to pick from — and colors! ZELLNER'S SUPPER SHOP 204 W. Main St. Phone PO 3-3362 Mysterious 'Mr. X' Challenges Cops LOS ANGELES W)—The police Department has accepted the challenge of "Mr. X" to solve his iden- department received this " tity. The taunting note, signed "Mr. X," yesterday: "I pulled two jobs Wednesday night. See if you can find out who I am." Mr. X sent what he said is his photograph, but he smeared green Sailor Wanted One Kiss-Wave Charges Battery SAN DIEGO, Calif, (ffr- A Navy Wave charged a sailor with battery, saying he roller-skated her out the back door of a rink and sot rough. "All I was trying to do was kiss her," Metvin Ray Edtno, 18, of the U.S. landing ship Gunston Hall told police. The complaint, signed by Elsie Jane Dubree, 23, said Edmo stifled her screams with his hand. "When I saw her. I fell in love." said Edmo. When she screamed, I got scared." Horse-Looking Husband Sought HOUSTON (if)— The Houston police missing persons bureau received a request from a Dallas woman for help in locating her husband whom she said had deserted her and three children. The police asked lor a description- of the missing husband. They got this answer: "He has a flat forehead and a large nose and mouth. All in all he looks like a horse." LESS DANGER City dwellers are in less danger of. lightning than rural people since the steel frames of tall buildings act as lightning conductors, Read Courier News Classified Ads ink on it. Police sent it to the crime laboratory, where trie likeness was restored with infrared vays. Reconstructed copies were sent to all officers, with orders to bring in the an. "We'll try to accommodate this fellow," said Capt. Jack Donohue. IX THE CHANCERV COURT FOR THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS William G. Turner, Pltf. vs. No. 13.245. Christine Bennett Turner, Dft. WARNING ORDER The defendant. Christine Bennett Turner, is hereby warned to pear within thirty days in court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint of the plaintiff, William G. Turner. Dated this the 19th day of March, 1956. SEAL GERALDINE LISTON, Clerk. By DONNA SIMMONS, D. C. Wm. S. Kader, Atty. for Pltf. James M. 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Either way, you owe it to yourself and others to keep your car tire safe with new Triple-Tempered 3-T Cord Super-Cushions by Goodyear. Act today! Tomorrow may be too late! weekly for 2 tires! MORE PEOPLE RIDE ON GOODYEAR T.RES THAN ON ANY OTHER KIND ^j^^^^fj^SMmmxmMiMKifMMM^^fi^^^^ GOOD/YEAR ICE STORE Phone 3-8149 BlythevilU, Ark.