The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 14, 1955 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 14, 1955
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PAGI SIX BLVTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 14, 1981 Arkonsans In Woihington State Receives $600,000 From US. Forest Service By GORDON BROWN WASHINGTON (AP) — Some 25 Arkansas counties received a total of nearly $600,000 thte year from the Forest Service — their share of receipts from forest lands within their boundaries. . Under law a county is entitled to receive 25 per cent of revenue from a national forest within its boundary. This revenue comes from sale of timber, grazing fees, land use permits and other uses of the forests. The money is set aside for public schools and public roads. It is designed to compensate the county in part, for loss of tax revenue from the land. The total given to Arkansas counties for the year ended las. June 30 was $590,480.57, according to records of the Agriculture Department. Largest single payment to any one Arkansas county was $120,616 to Scott county. Other payments to Arkansa counties included: Logan $14,581; Yell $67,087 Garland, $37,447; Hot Spring $124; Howard $429; Montgomery S102.740 Perry *33,126; Pifce $797; Polk 166,191; Saline 18,650; Sebastian $3,877; Baxter -$7,503. Conway S892; Crawford $10,201: Franklin $12,941; Johnson $22,103 Madison $5,282; Marion $209; Newton $24,035; Pope $23,702; Searcy $3,745: Stone $7,503; Van Buren $3,944; and Washington 51,746. National Forests in Arkansas »re the Ouachita and the Ozark. Initiated Rlfht Francis Cherry, former governor trf Arkansas and newly appointed member of the subversive Activities Control Board, recently opened hearings on his very first case—and promptly was confronted with an unprecedented situation. The case involved a request by Attorney General Brownell that California Labor School, Inc., be required to register under the law as a communist front organization. In such cases the board conducts hearings to determine whether the attorney general's allegations have foundation. There had been a pre-hearing conference in the case before Cherry took over. When the hearing opened he was handed a letter stating that the j attorney for the organizationj couldn't attend. It was the first j time such a situation ever had arisen. I There wasn't much Cherry coulc do but check the matter back ti the full Board which, after con sidering the issue stated the at torney's action "borders on con tempt" and directed that witnesse on hand be heard. Then it directed that the hearing be resumed San Francisco on Jan. 9. Washington only three hours after leaving Florida. We have made wonderful time.' To which Watson replied 'Yeah, and that little red truck ain't done so bad either.' Whereupon, Hays said, one of the delegates spoke up and asked "Was it an antiquated plane that could not fly fast?" "It must have been the interpreter's fault." sighed Hays. Language Barrier Rep. Hays reports that the Ian guage barrier sometimes throws him for a loss when he attempts some of his witty stories at the United Nations, where he Is U. 8. delegate this year. For instance, Hays related. h« told a group of delegate! th« aiory of Silvester Watson of Florida who took his first plane ride recently. Watson, he said, was fascinated not only by the plane but by the red gasoline truck that rushed out at every stop lo refuel the plane, When the plane finally landed in Washington his companion said Well Silvester, here we are Christmas Decorations at Home Of Liberate Causing Traffic Jam SHERMAN OAKS, Calif. (*—The honorary mayor of Sherman Oaks is causing some of the worst traffic jams ever in this San Fernando Valley community. The mayor is pianist Liberace, who went all out in decorating his $100,000 home for the Christmas season. The result is a steady stream of automobiles that has brought traffic police out the past two nights. Personal appearances by the smiling pianist to greet some of the onlookers isn't helping to slow down things any. Atop the modernistic showplace j« a bamboo Santa Claus playing a baby grand piano. On the piano Is the inevitable candelabra. Nearby is a bamboo-silhouetted reindeer and sleigh. The whole creation, in modern design, was the brain child of Liberace. From the piano comes high fidelity recordings of Liberace's Christmas album entitled "Christmas at the Liberates". Monday night when children were among the viewers, Liberace signed autographs for them, told them to wait nnd brought them candy from the house. "I just love Christmas," he said. Bus Driver Gets the Spirit LOUISVILLE. Ky. W—Bus driver Harpld Quire got the Christmas spirit Monday to the "delight of 43 Valley High School students — and the chagrin of their parents. He not only bowed to pleas of his passengers to stop for refreshments, but said he would foot the bill. When he was delayed, he invited the students to call home and relieve their parent!. Some did and some didn't. When the delay wai extended, Quire, due to ptafc up tome grade school students, had to take the high schoolers with him. More delay. . Frantic parents called police. An investigation finally revealed all students safely delivered. School and police decided against disciplinary action. The cost to Quire was 117.34 lor sandwiches and soft drinks. Judge Doesn't Like Offices DALLAS, Tex. <£) — Dist. Judge F. B. Davenport doesn't think too much of his fancy offices in the new 2 million dollar county courthouse annex. They leak. Last week water dripped down on the bench, delaying a, jury trial. Yesterday water poured down Tom the ceiling in the judge's prl vate office, drenching nearly everything and everyone. No one was sure where the water came from. Read Courier News Classified Ads. 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Cost of extension telephone gift service is only $1.00 a month PIUI TAX AND MITAUATIOM CALL THE TELEPHONE IUSINESS OFFICE-PO. 3-4531 lONC •MTANCI II 1WICI At MIT WHIN VOU CAU I IT MUMIil STARR GAZING By BETTYE NELLfc 8TAHK Cavrler Newt BUff Correspondent well there's only nine more days left to get deeper and deeper in debt, that's why resolutions are made on Jan. I (and bronken on Jan. 2). These crazy Americans! Including yours very turly, I've promised myself, "NEXT YEAR," will be different, let you know later on how good I can keep a promise to myself. Carnegie Peace Fund ($10 million) wu endowed on this date in 1910. 1 don't believe I ever read where any of it went to keep peace in the family, along about this time of year. Dicken'i "A Shristmas Carol," was frlsi published on Dec. 17, 1843. For you folk from Mississippi, D« Soto reached Chicaca (in Miss.) on Dec 17, 1540. He returned, you remember (?) in 1M2 where he died in the month of May and was buried at night to keep the hostile Indians from knowing about it. When he left Cuba in 1532, he carried 1,000 men with him, at hi death there remained only 3CO sur vivors. their reasons why they like a certain product, if I shouldn't fall on a psychiatrist*' couch and tell him to see if I'm normal. I've seen and heard of a lot of unusual things being given for Christmas gifts but I had never thought of Turns making a gifi until last week when I heard a commercial being given on television. Saying that Turns would make a useful and thoughtful gift, and you know what, the more I think about it the more I think the man's right. So for the person who "has everything" wrap up some Tunis real fancy. When a big-game hunter disappears, something he disagreed with ate him. The life of a man is described thusly: "School tablet, aspirin tabl- let, stone tablet." To listen to the soap and detergent ads makes a woman He awake all night on Sunday wishing daylight would hurry and come so she can trip around the house to the hum of her washing machine. You know those commercials jusc don't send me. Just the sight of a pile of dirty clothes makes me shudder. I wonder sometime after hearing the "confessions," of women giving The world is full of people who know how the other fellow should use his talents and resources. Philanthropy is the refuge of people who wish to anoy their po' friends. A pessisimist is a man who thinlis everybodys is as nasty as himself and hates them for it. A little boy hTsThool was asked it u*ed to drown a worwr one." The old-fashioned pioneer woman who crossed the plains and the Rocky Mountains in a long sweeping skirt, has a granddaughter who shops at the corner grocery in toreador pants. Being a senator isn't so difficult. All you have to do is satisfy the farmers, labor unions, businessmen and a few hundred other group*. Here's that quickie I promised last week. You know something for the kids to experiment, with. Popcorn. Christmas Tree* Use ice cream cones and cover each with the following frosting: Mix 2 1 ; 2 cups of powered sugar with 1 unbeaten egg white and 1 teaspoon water. Stir until well blended. While frosting Is soft, but not runny, press kernels of white popped corn all over the surface of the cones. Decorate with red note .and sprinkle with green sugar. Of course you know to turn them upside down to resemble Christmas trees. America is credited with the proverb "It is better to be safe than sorry.'' Science is organized knowledge, so spoke Santayana. No relation to Santa Claus, I'm told. Young Arsonist Led Firemen A Merry Time BELLFLOWER, Calif. OW—Firemen might have spent the whole evening on Park Avenue If » 12- ycnr-old boy hadn't been caught Monday. There was a bedroom tire at No. 94H. While they were putting it out, a fire broke out In a bedroom at No. 9633. They had this one almost under control when the house next door., No. 9635, burst Into flames. This fire also started in a bedroom. Finally th« firemen got all three extinguished tod were mopping up when, whoop*, another fire, another bedroom, at No. 964S. It was aoout this time when a citizen became lusplcloiu of tht hoy, collired him and held him for arson squad police. Officer* lild the lad, turned over to Juvenile authorities, admitted setting th« flrei, explaining that he just walked Into the houses through unlocked doon. *FT or Bricbtea the Ufa of • he*d-e*. hearing friend or loved OM far only $50! Vuit or pfcooe tO*M for complete iofonMtkxL H% •» w» ... «o tbwchlfi* MRS. H. L. HARP 910 W. Walnut Phone 1-4441 The small courtesies sweeten life; the greater ennoble it. The less men think, the more they talk. The fellow who conquers fellow who thinks he can. Ben Nevis ir the hi * hest summi io define "perfume" he came UQ! in the British Isles. It rises 4406 with this answer. "Any smell that' feet in western Scotland. PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET Nationally Advertised & Fancy Groceriei i I Fancy Fruit Cakes I Fruit Cake Ingredients 2-2043 Call In w« Deliver Come In 1044 Chick Almost everyone appreciates the best Remember— have plenty of Coke on hand for Christmas. It's the one drink you know your guests will welcome. Get Extra Coke For The Holidays 12 IOTT1IP VNPIK AUTHOIITT Of THI COCA-COLA COMPANY IT COCA-COLA BOTTLING COMPANY OF BLYTHEVILLE

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