The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 17, 1948 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 17, 1948
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»A4B TWO JtLYTHEVILLB (AKK.)' COURIER NEWS Aik-Mo's Report Gets Recognition ,P*w*r Compcrty G«ti NcttwMl Award from • Utility hu bwn annual report of U» Ar- MOurl power Oomp»ny lor Hi iwurftl MKellence in oompt- with other utility oompanie* not More than 100,000 cus- fc wa« disclosed here ye«- t-rtiy. The award wu mad« by the Public Utility Advertising Association in «•• "Better Copy Contest". Th« •ward WM made at the trimml mettinf ol the association's JWT.- b*i» l»»t mouth lu Clevr!r.;ui, Olilc. The report by the Ark-Mo was MidiMMd to «mp!oj-es of tlie company M well u to stockholders. In addition to cowring activities for 1 )«47, th« report cover* a 10-j'ear period *ho»-iti« that the income had virtually doubled to reach a total o< «2,13},M9 In 1947. The number ol customers within the decade jumped from 16,000 to approiUiMtely 23,000; kilowatt, hour Mlei 1 taped Iroin a little more than 30,009,000 in ISM to about 125,000,000 In 1SHI; residential rates declined more than one cent per kilowatt hour while residential use of electricity increased more than &0 ptr cent. Kara) Service Expanded Xn 1906 Ui« company hud fewer than 700 rural customers, but. by the and of 1MV this total had in- cr**a*d to aboul 3,300 who last year u*ed about $160,000 worth o( electricity, in addition to the 22.503.00J kilowatt hours of current furnlsliAi by the company to electric co-cp- •raUrat. Sat&rie* to the employe! or the company roae from about 1276,000 in IMt to more than «00,000 for IMT. The company's safely record ahowm material Improvement since 3MO. Tlit company serves 37 cominu- nitlM iii Northeastern Arkansas, and 4B in Southeastern Missouri. Oernral office* art maintained In Blytheriil* with local offices In Liuora, l«cbvill*, Monette, Domini, Hardy, FocanonUf, and Rector in Arkansas and Sfeeic, Kennett, BMmarck, Hayti, Piedmont, Porl- at«Yill« and Potoci In Missouri. Jame« Hill, Jr., of Blylheville li president of the company; Gu» B. Walton oJ Little Rock, vice president; Charl«s R, Newcomb of Blytheville, secretary and treasurer; And r. K. Atkinoon ol Blytheville is auditor. Serving as directors are: Edmund 8. Cumrnings. Jr., Chicago, HI.; F. O. Gardner, Caruthcrsville, Mo.; Aueust L. Orlesedleck, St. loiila. Mo.; Mr. Hill. Mr, Walton, Mr. Newcomb, and John a. Painter, Ironton, Mo. Marriage License* | B»auty Pageant Master Of Certmonies Named Republicans Accused of Drops f kctieit Fraud Case WAfiHINGTON. June 17. (Up)— was/eport " '^ Granger, D.', mah. The rote wa» >«ve»!»d' by Rep. CriarlM W. Vurs«ll, R., III., who called it "an absolute mlscariage of justice." He said he would ask the full House Administration Committee lo reverse the decision. The charges involved allegedly improper methods of registering •voters, particularly at a housing project near Ogdcn, Utah. Granger filed counter-charge* against his Republican opponent, but there was no Indication what the subcommittee decided on that issue. Bobby Schwan perches high in * tret holding a pair ot maracas in Crandon Park, Miami, Kl«. Thil isn't her lde» ot morning exercises. She's up there to make a i>iK nois« for tha preview ot Miami's Fun In the Sun celebration which beiiin« in July. Raiding' AEC WASHINGTON, June IT. (IIP) — Sen. Brlen McMahon, D., Conn •esterdny accused CXKigrewlonM Re- pubUcnng of making a "political raid 1 ' on the Atomic Energy Oom- niislon. His accusation came M the Senate and House preparti! to act on a bill lo extend ternu of Chairman D«vid E. Ltllenthal and the other 'our commissioner* for two years. President Truman has asked tht einle to confirm Llllenthal for a [ive-ycar term and the others for .erms of one to four years. How- over, GOP Congressional leaders are against approving any long- term appointments because they feel that if a Republican president Is elected in November, he should be free to make his own selections. "Regardless ot how they try to explain it," McMaixm jald. "it 1« nothing more than a political raid." Sen. Bourke B. Hicktnlooper, R., la,, chairman of the joint OongrM- Monal Atomic Energy Committee, Insists that two-year extensions are preferable to a floor light over the appointments. Sen. Edwin O. John- Mil, D., Colo., and sornt other Dem- ocraU agree. Fire Hits l/mvcrjity fjjjp- : .to. Demonstration tttH>PUHp%.Ju»x.if. (UP)-A KlUriM, i Bra'' b«*« .out in ..) American-occupied building yester- nay Jiut two hours after atriklng students of Heidelberg University demonstrated before VS. Military Government buildings demanding more food and better facilities. Two Germans were known dead and several others were injured, according to first reports. There was no official suggestion that the fire was connected with the wnikout of 2.500 students—hall the enrollment ol Ihe romantic old university—-who charged that existing conditions ninde it for them to live or study. And you'r* |h« atoning player... b«cauM you look •o rcrri»hinq...whei> ' your l«q» or* qlorifiad ol duPont Nylon yarn! Corn., »a* ib. u^ fotUoo-wia* colon thort fr»«h«n in a with LUX. YouTl FEINBERG'S The followit>( eoupl* obUiilrd a inarrUge license yesterday In Ihe offiw ol Ulo Clloabetii Blytlie, county clerk: William O. Ocurln Jr. and Dorothy Elltabeth Wright of Bly- theyllle. NrWPORT, Ark., June 17. (UP)— Prosecuting Attorney Mlllard Hnrdln of Newport wa< ruuncd yesterday to serve a* master of ceremonies /or (lie "Miss Arkansas" beauty pageant here June SO-July 1. It vi'lll be Hardln's second appearance on the platform with the most beautiful girls of the state, as he served ill a similar capacity at the 1947 pageant In Helena. TrTUSSDAT, JUtfg IT, 1948 Read Courier News Want Ads. Arkansas Girl Is Electrocuted STIJONG. Ark., June 17 (UP) — Funeral services were planned today for simroii I. Vestal, two-year- old daughter of Mr. and Mrs A D Vestal, who was electrocuted w'hlle phylng In her yard Tuesday :il(fht. Officials said the child touched an exposed electric lint which had been strung to prevent chickens Jrom going uno>r the house. The great auk, which became extinct in 18*4, was the only bird jn the northern hemisphere which could not fly. It lost the power through disuse of iU wing*, "OHat40,50,60r —Man, You're Crin Biyth.yj||,, lisThe Gr of the Year] • Tomorrow's the day! Yes, it's the day the '49 Ford, "the cor of the year," goes on display at Ford Dealer showrooms coast to coast 1 There never was an automobile like this before. It's a complete break with the past. It was designed by you . . . because you told Ford in letters, surveys and personal interviews just what you wanted. And tomorrow, it's here, it lobks like a luxury car, but it sells in the low-price bracket. Just for the thrill of it, look at the list of new features. And for an even bigger thrill—your biggest thrill of the year— »ee th« '49 Ford, "the cor of the year," at Ford Dealer showrooms tomorrow. NEW You wanted ROOM. So Ford givni yoa Mfa-widc seats, wilh loti of hip and ihoulder room ... and 57% rnor« luggag* space, lo«. NEW You wanttd SAFETY. So Ford giv« you a 59% mor» rigid 'lifeguard" body and frame structure, 35% «aii«r "Magic Aclion" King-Six* 6rak«>, onJ l»w "Pictur* Window" Viiibility oil oroond. NEW You wanled COMFORT. You g«l COMFORT.!. In a new "Mid Ship" Rid* ... n«w "Hydro-Coil" Front Springs wilh ihock abiorberf built In, nmw "Para-Fltx" Rear Springs, which ni*d no lubrkaHon. NEW You wanled ECONOMY. New V-8 ond SIX «ngiriet hav» n«w lubrication system, new "Equa-Flo* Cooling and "Deep Breath" Manifolding. Savingi up to 10% on gas. (Even gr«at»r savmg« with MW Ovtrdriv*, optional at »ntra cost.) NEW You want.d BEAUTY. Welt, i«« for yourscH. You, too, wiU call Ford "ttit car of tn« year"1 i. at Jkjt4ral«d, optional al lilra co«l. The New Ford is on Display at the Following Dealer PHILLIPS MOTOR COMPANY Fifth ft, Walnut Blyrheville, Ark. Dealer Paid Listing Phone 4453

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