The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 12, 1956 · Page 3
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THURSDAY, APRIL W, 199fl •MtTHlYILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWI PAGE THEEI nnouncma Roy Head, Manager E.C. Robinson Lumber Co. "Friendly Building Service" 35 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN BUILDING, REMODELING, REPAIRS, PLUMBING, PAINTING and ROOFING Phone PO 3-4551 Ancient Local Laws Passed by Assembly Are Still on Books By LEON HATCH LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Maybe the representative from Johnson County lived at Cabin Creek and was irritattd when 1 he found that the night train from Little Rock didn't stop at his home town. So what did he do? names or legitimatized children. He had a law passed in the Ar-| Town No More. kansas Legislature requiring that The first references in the "N 1 all night passenger trains through; section of the inde* are to Napo- Cabin Creek stop on request of any passenger who wanted floor of any prospective passenger who •.vanted on. That was in 1911. It's been a long time now since any trains have -.topped at Cabin Creek. Even Cabin Creek is no more. Its rustic picturesque name changed to Lamar. But the 1911 law is still on the leon. the once-thriving Mississippi washed away by a flood. An 1846 act authorized i leeve «t Napoleon, an 1850 act proovided for the incorporation of Napoleon and In 1858 the Legislature declared that controversial, election had been legal. A statehouse anecdote has It— although this couldn't be verified by the Index—that the Legislature —- , . «tu n r iau'«! once passed a local act which books. So are lots of other laus . ( which seem quaint now. back m| _. ifi _,_ ,_ „.._,, '.he davs When the Legislature had the constitutional authority to adopt special and local acts. y (?reek and berry Creek, re in Franklin Coun- Reconditioned Sewing Machines Various Makes and Models ONE YEAR FREE SERVICE GUARANTEE Necchi-Elna Sewing Center J05 W. Main St. Phone 3-6127 These old laws all are inedxed in a section of the Arkansas Statutes as "special and local laws not specifically repealed." Medicine Law In 1923, the Legislature passed a law which authorized a certain man to "practice medicine a.nd surgery in Conway. Pope and Van Buren Counties." We don't kno\v what the licensee's qualifications were. The same year at least two other men were licensed by the Legislature as veterinarians—one for Pike County and one for Hempsted County. And a pharmachist was licensed in Mississippi County, colleges and. religious organi- The Legislature incorporated not | i zations but in I860, for example. i the Arkadelphia Hook and Ladder ' Co.. and in 1876 the Arkansas j Horse Insurance Co. I Many of the old acts prohibited liquor sales within certain distan- ; ces of specified schools and colleges; others added old soldiers or their widows to the Confederate pension rolls. Not a few changed Both creeks ty. The Legislature was prohibited from passing local or special «cU by a 23-word constitutional maend ment adopted at the 1926 genera election. .. Actually acts applying only t one county are still passed some times and remain in.effect merely because nobody challenges them i the courts. But nobody is becoming a physl cian these days by legislative de cree. NOTICE Of COMMISSIONER'S SALE Notice is hereby given that pur suant to a decree rendered by thi Chancery Court for the Chicka sswba District of Mississippi Coun ty, Arkansas, in a cause pending therein wherein A. J. Lewis, Trus tee for Lewis Gin Company, is plaintiff and Floyd Densmore and Eva pensmore are defendants, will, within lawful hours,' on the 25th day of April, 1954,..offer for sale at public auctibn to the high est and best bidder, upon a credit of three months, at the Sbuth from GRADIUTH! There's No Finer Gift AM fl FAMOIKWCH from DREIFUS Extremely beautiful and accurate — Expansion bands. Loy away NOW For • Graduation • Mother's Day • Father's Day As little as $1 Reserves your Purchase CHARGE IT AT DREIFUS DHE.IFUS JVInRl Drnif us W. Wear DiHmnnris door ot the courthouse In the City of Blyilieville, Arkansas, the following described property: Part of Lot One, Block One. .Williford k Garrlsofi Addition to Town of Manila, Arkansas, *nd more particularly described as follows: Beginning at the Southeast Corner of said Lot One, thence north fifty feet; thence West one hundred twenty-five feet: thence South fifty feet: thence east one hundred twenty-five feet to point of beginning, all in Mississippi County, Arkansas. The purchaser »t »«id sal* ihtll be required to give bond with approved security, to secure the payment of his bid, and > lien will also be retained on the property therefor. Dated this the 24th day of April. 1056. SEAL OERALDINE LISTON, Commissioner In Chancery James M. Gardner. Attorney for Plaintiff. 5,5-12-18 The battle at Wounded Knee Creek, South Dakota, Dec. 21, 1890, ended nil Indian wars for the United States. Congress abolished flogRinff la the United States Army on Aug. 5, 1861. BLYTHEVILLE CURB MKT. 130 E. Main St. Open Sundays This Week's Specials GOLDEN RIPE BANANAS 8 LBS. 980 4 LBS 490 lOc Bag Vanila Wafers Free LBS. 25c Bag Vanilla Wafers Free DELICIOUS APPLES % d o,de n SWEET POTATOES 5 Ibs 390 250 BURIAL INSURANCE W. C. \Ves1, Special Agent OTHER AGENTS: W. H. Stovall BUI Stovall Jr. Jim Stovall Virn»l Deal Homer Miller Raymond WllAon Mrs. W. H. Stovall Mrs. George Barbara $500 burial insurance with our company provides complete funeral with steel cas- ket and steel vault if desired. Ambulance policy provides 75 miles service. Phone 3-4431 for further information or contact one of our agents Cobb Funeral Home Blytheville, Arkansas LOOK! *2» DELIVERS Big Reversible 20" WINDOW FAN! Wh«n prlct* for gmuint Goodytar Tir«» or* this low... 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