The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 30, 1956 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 30, 1956
Page 14
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f ACT row Work Started On Centennial CarurhersvilU Groups Plan Big 1957 Celebration CAROTHBRSVEtLE—The slogan that prefaces the spirit of this city's 1957 centennial celebration will be, "Driving Ahead With the Power of the Past." It was contributed by Mrs. Clyde Fowler, who wafi born in Caruthersville, and who as a little ?'"l moved to Blytheville, Ark., in 1903. In early years her family published newspaper* at Caruthersville and Blytheville. About 40 committee heads and workers attended the first round-up of ideas and plans in a meeting held Monday night. Reports were made by several who had consulted with officials of, recent celebrations held at Poplar Bluff and Chaffee, in Missouri, and at Union City, Tenn. "Financing is one of the first and all important matters now," resolved Harold S. Jones, general chairman. He named Jack Moore as finance chairman. Will Became Active Committees on entertainment, decorating, hospitality and publicity were advised to become active. It was announced that Mrs. W. A. Joplin had been selected as historian. Historical events will also be reviewed in a gallery of relics and pictures, it was suggested. The greater part of needed funds will be derived from the sale of •dvertising space in the official centennial book and program. This committee is already at work. Harry (Cuz) Moreland, publicity chairman, stated "interest in the centennial it great," and he was supported by Chairman Jones in -gumming up that help would be needed from everybody and it was being freely given. An apt contest will soon be announced in Caruthersville schools to supply art work for varied advertising and publicity. This department will be in charge of Mrs. Irene Haiel, a« instructor. No SoiiTenin It WM asked that merchants refrain from buying and stocking souvenir merchandise and at the same time it was announced that the centennial committee would have a controlled plan which would include merchants. The "Whisker and Lip Stick Control" detail is resolving many plans and idea* for entertainment and profit. Horace Dunnigan Jr., vice-cbair- man of the centennial, said, "At lirst I was dubious about growing Whiskers but I am really going to SLOGAN WINNER — Mrs. Clyde Fowler, of Blytheville, is presented, above, a S5 check as winner of the Caruthersville Centennial (1957) slogan contest. Harold S. Jones, chairman, makes the presentation. Seated, right, is Horace Dunnigan Jr., vice chairman of the centennial committee. (Photo by Yeager) Paris Cabbies to Be Told Business First, then Food PARIS VP)—The taxi drivers of Paris face the cruel fate of having to put the wishes of customers before their own urge to eat. But—the customer is going to have to pay more. For many years the taximen have headed for home at meal.time, refusing to pick up fares who want to travel in any direction but the one that leads to the cabbie's dining room table. This has been an annoyance particularly to. American tourists brought up on the idea that a man who passes up a buck's worth of business for a plate of food is more than slightly nuts. A. M. Catherine, president of the Taxi Owners Association, says this is to change: that as soon as city authorities approve a new schedule of fares, his organization will tackle the meter men about their eating grow them." A few short-term try-outs assures that there will be more than a general envy and rivalry and that many familiar faces will be hidden. Ladies are doing some deep thinking according to Mrs. J. R. Hutchison, "we'll get our share of attention—yes ,we must." habits. Under the new regulation, taxi meters are to register 100 francs (about 28 cents) at the beginning of a Journey instead of 50 francs. And each additional 10 francs will be good for about a sixth of a mile, instead of half that distance. Education Pays, Youths Learn ASHLAND, Ky. (#>) — Three youths arrested for stealing auto accessories had to admit a better education might have kept them out of trouble. The auto parts were found in their car after the boys made an illegal left turn. Officers who stopped them asked why they failed to heed the "no left turn" warning. Each of the three said he couldn't read. Manila Nursing Home Manila, Arkansas — Ph. 125 —VACANCY— Senile Lady Preferred! BLTTHETTLLB (ARK.) COURIER HEW* Green Shingles Causing Stir In St. Louis FRIDAY, MARCH W, ST. LOUI6 W) — The City Art Commission is going to take another look at Roy Moise's application for green shingles on his house. The commission, brought into the case since the home is near a park, recently ruled out the color picked by Moise and his wife and said they'd prefer whiu or Tennessee tan. Mrse. Moise stood fast to her selection. Public Safety Director Joseph P. Sestric said the application would be resubmitted for additional study and consideration. All this probably makes Moise happy. At the outset he said his wife wants green "and I've gotta live with the woman." Kentucky Town Seeking Doctor SYMSONIA, Ky. UP)— Symsonia, whose quest of a doctor brought it j wide publicity, is in the market for' another one. The town—which had been without a doctor—built a clinic, equipped a rent-free office and opened the door to any' qualified physician. Dr. Fred J. Cecil, who accepted the offer last July, has moved his practice to Horse Cave, Ky. "I often sat all day long waiting for a patient or two," he said, declaring the people treated him like a "penicillin doctor." "For something real serious they would go to Paducah," he said. buy the bird that's Another First For PURNELL'S PRIDE As Always U.S. INSPECTED . . . For your Family's Health Protection — Frvinq Chicken And NOW! U.S. GRADED .. . Your Guarantee of Consistent Quality. Distributed by NUNN PROVISION CO. Blvthcv.lle, Ark. Actor Is Stand-In \ LOS ANQKLES (/P)—Actor John! 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