The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 17, 1955 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 17, 1955
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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUTUER NEWS PAGE THREE YA Predicts Near Record Gl Loan Business in 1956 By W. JOYNES MacFARLAN WASHINGTON (AP) — Veterans Administration officials yesterday optimistically forecast that the GI home loan guaranty business wiJl continue at a near-record level of 650,000 applications in 1956. They drew that picture despite* —-—• •— administration moves in some fields to tighten credit but with encouragement from a slight easing this week in the Federal Home Loan Bank's limitations on lonns to savings anc loan associations. Last July what are described as "moderate" restrictions, were placed on both Va and Federal Housing Administration housing credit. There are indications these may soon be modified too by again allowing 30-year maturity loans. The maximum term of such loans was cut to 25 years July 30. But there has been no indication of any easing in the federal reserve rediscount rate, which has been boosted four times this year highest level in 20 years. Expects 650.000 Applications Thomas J. Sweeney, director of VA's loan guaranty service, said VA is expecting some 650.000 GI home loan applications next year. Such applications are tiled after a private lender has entered into a commitment to make a loan with VA guaranty of a portion. Such a volume in 1956 would equal the record 650.000 estimated for this .full year. It would compare with a previous top of 030,000 In 1950 and 528,000 In 1954. Regan Booming in l!)5-l VA'S home loan guaranty business began booming in April 1964. Officials attributed the boom to a May 1&53 ruling raising from 4 to 4'i; per : cent the maximum permissible interest rate on GI home loans. ] They conceded the increase has! meant that some 950,000 veterans i hnve committed themselves to pay! as much as 551 million dollars | more in increased interest costs' than if the rate had been 4 per FIRST AND BIGGEST—First turbine-driven and largest helicopter transport is the 40-passenger YH-16A, shown on iis first flight in Philadelphia, Pa. Built by the Piasecki Corporation of Morton, Pa., for the Air Force's Air Research and Development Command, the YH-16A is powered by two YT-38 shaft turbines whose power is harnessed to turn the two giant rotors instead of providing thrust. The 16-ton tandem helicopter has a top speed of about 150 m.p.h. Fuselage can hold three Jeeps. Custody Case All Mixed-Up cnet. But they said that without it few loans — or houses—would j have been available to Armless Driver Is Freed Of Speeding Charge COLORADO SPRINGS, Cols. i.-P — An armless motorist who says he has driven 16 years wtihout accident was asquitted Wednesday of speeding and reckless driving charges. A Justice Court jury of five men; and one woman deliberated 25 i minutes before clearing Edward E. j Higgins. 29, a Pueblo, Colo., used 1 car dealer who drives with his feet.! His wife Betty Lou. 20-year-old mother of an infant daughter, \vas acquitted of aiding and abetting him. Higgins and his blonde wife disputed Undersheriff Clinton H. Local Firemen Put to Shame COLUMBUS, Ohio '.ft—Columbus firemen reported receiving a number of complaints Monday night after answering a calj in neighboring Franklin Township. veterans ! "ill- 44 "- Mary Underhill. 39. and! "We have our own fire depart- 'I Mary's 3-year-old daughter Kaih-j mcnt," an irate feminine caller j icon. i from the township was quoted as Joan asked Judge Burke Wednes-' saying, "We're not part of Colum- LOS Judge ANGELES 'iP — Superior Louis H. Burke took this custody case under submission Wednesday. The principals are Joan Under- HOLLAND NEWS By Mn. Ed Hampton. Jr C'hristmai In Our Churchei: Christmas worship service at the Methodist Church will have as its theme, "Christmas Around the World," presented by the Women's Society of Christian Service Sunday evening at seven o'clock. The program will open with the Caruthersville Names a Queen CARUTHERSVILLE— Miss Clriira Ellen Hicks, spnior at; Caruthpi*! ville High School, wits > crowned queen of the school's year! book, the Cotton Blossom, by Jane j Kindred, editor of the annual, at . the Cotton Blossom dance ai the \ This local fellowship group will | scnool Thursday night join Baptist, Training Union mem-) Mlss Hicks and thrpe olhpr con .! bcrs in Christinas Eve caroling - testants modeled Santo Stayed Away too Long Fellowship entertained S t e e I e MYF in the church recreation room where refreshments were served. around town. Returning home for the holidays, : testants modeled three suns of! clothes in an assembly Thursday! n , ornillg . Aftcr llie ju(tee .s had se- Christmas story being read from scriptures. Choir selections will j Mr. and Mrs. Board Stivers include carols and a Christmas j rived Friday, having visited at i k e pi anthem. i iheir granddaughter's, Mrs. Bill | Otncr can did ues were Ruth Moulten, Mr, Moulten and family j Hushes, junior: Jane-Ann Trant- . . rs ar- 1 lccted i llc quopn ,, ie wlmlcr was < ed at i kepl sct . ret umil ]as , nigln ! Mrs. Dorothy Wallace, foreign missionary, is in charge of Christ- at Annada, Mo., the past month, j ham sophomore Airman Paul Taylor arrived last j ( lcs hman. Kay Burns, mas activities next Thursday night week for a visit With his wife and | ,t Holland Church of God. Widely traveled, with interesting moving pictures of her foreign experiences, Mrs. Wallace's program is well planned. A large decorated tree will add warmth and cheer to the services And Smog Law Must Be Kept program. There will be a lighted i Christmas tree and Santa Claus will be present to hand each bov and girl a small gift. To all Holland churches the public is invited. i baby who are making their home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Pruitt of Steele. Mrs. Taylor was recently hospitalized for treatment at a local hospital. Little Neal Bailey, son of Rev. NO RTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. and Mrs. Harold Bailey, under- ; _ A suspected dope addict didn't i went a tonsilectomy Friday aij burn a baa of maU he had jusl j 'Ye Shall i Blytheville Hospital. He is recov- Sloleili pol { ce sajd> bec ause it was i ermg nicely. j against the antismog law. j Home for the holidays, Harry S. j officers reported recovering the Brown, son of Mrs. ,C. A. Brown, h etter5 Wednesday from the back! was accompanied by (Tex) Gray | yard mcineratur*of Peter Joseph! of Oklahoma City. Both boys are couzzi,23, who was booked on .sus-j College in pj c j ori O f violating narcotic laws, j Police quo:ed Couzzi as saying i YORK ',?) — One of our town's Santa Clauses stretched a 10-mimile coffee break into five hours Wednesday, was ordered to j turn In his suit, and then got, in a I fight. I George Wliitcwtone, 45, was re- j Heved at his 42nd Street and Madison Avenue post by Capt. John LinEjerfelt, in charge of street corner Santa's job i? to circulate around town giving regular Santas time off for coffee. When White- .S'tone didn't report hack for hours, Santas all over mid-Manhattan went without coffee breaks. Lingerfelt said Whitestone didn't smell of coffee when he got back, but of booze. Ordered to turn in his suit. Whites tone punched Lin- sjerfelt in the nose. Police finally broke it up. Two Christma? plays. Find a Babe" and "The Children's Gift," will be' presented at the Baptist Church Wednesday, Dec. 21. Recitations, musical numbers and songs in which the congrega-1 students of Milligan tion will join are on the evening's; east Tennessee. Mr. and Mrs. Reed Rogers spent he ^j^ burn lnc evidence a two day week-end with her par-(before he was arrested "because ; ents. the Dee Rogers, near Treu- j l d j dn - t know whsl the nours ior ; ton, Tenn. j burning trash were." j Spending Suuduy with Mr. and i \ Mrs. Carl Jenkins were Mrs, Min-1 urday. having attended funeral] nie Simmons, Mrs. Adele Baggett. i services of a Sikeston relative that j entertained Mrs _ p on strauser, Mrs. Billy Bag- day. En route home they stopped; Two at Washington U. Two former Blytheville High School students are among 12.800 enrolled in Washington University's 14 schols this semester. They are James Cecil Lowe II. son, of Mr. and Mrs. James Cecil Lowe, 317 N. 66th St.. and Edward Lee Pipkins, son of Mrs. A. J. Pipkin, 111 E. A*h. Lowe is a .senior in the school of medicine. Pipkin is a graduate student in the school of arts and sciences. Smoke, Water Damage Told Extensive smoke and K'ater damage to the home of mho Barnes on Highway 18 has been reported by din City Fire Department, whicl) extinguished a blaze there Thursday nit-ht. Firemen made ihe run at 6:5i p.m. Barnes, they said, was given first aid treatment by Fireman Don Peterson after Barnes tell over a fence while running from the barn to the house. He was treated for face and !e? lacerations later and released by Blytheville Hospital. LAST MINUTE CHRISTMAS SHOPPERS! REMEMBER . . . Orders accepted for CHRISTMAS DELIVERY BUCKantiCO W. Main - Phone 3-S131 Mrs. Juanita Jones at her west Holland country horn Monday afternoon with a holiday party for the Girl Scouts and their leaders. A complement to Mrs. Jones home was a gay little tree with paren t s> M r , and Mrs. Jim Avis, tiny golden lights and brilliant | wi]] be Genevieve Avis of Orlando, Fla.. who will remain through this holiday seaosn. The Avis home will '-lett, Mrs. Frazier Lee and daugh icr, all of Humboldt. Tenn. They were dinner and supper guests in the Jenkins' home. Arriving this week-end .-at her ornaments which were reflected in' a mirror across the room. Strands of beads and tinsel were draped in the entrance hall where atherin ^ s during yuletide . two small hurricane lamps burn- 1 ' ing green candles glowed softly on opposite walls. { A cheery ta ble was laid with ; red felt table cloth ringed by snowman place mats. After an exchange of gifts, the ! hostess served hot chocolate, cold ! drinks and holiday .cookies. be tlie setting for numerous family I Vbitiner in the Frank Brown ' home during the past week were Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Ridge and few hours to visit with the XV. ; B. Slaten family at Cape Girar- ' deau. Mr. Slaten passed away at . his home there Friday. i From Pasadena, Calif., Mrs. Ed ; Williams and children arrived Wednesday by train in Memphis . where they were met by their parents and grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Henry Patterson, with whom ' they will spend the holiday season. W. D. Pruitt was re-entered ' Monday in Baptist Hospital in Memphis for treatment. His daughter, Mrs. Oleata Waldrop. remains with him. Mrs. Nannie Porter is home, : having been a patient at BIythe- j ville Chickasawba Hospital for the past three weeks. The condition of James Brown is unchanged after hosyutalization in is and we don't need your help.' Acting Fire Chief Samuel Zaayer j of Columbus said his men got to -! the scene before township firemen day for custody of the child, claiming that she could give the youngster a better home. Judge Burke discovered that Jo-j the scene before township an and Mary are sisters and Joan's! even pulled out of their station and husband Charles is the father of! had the flames doused before town- Mary's husband Charles Jr. i ship fire fighters arrived. That innkes Joan the child's aunt! City firemen answered the alarm he added, because county commissioners recently approved the township's annexation of Columbus. James A. Reed, in whose apart- It's Christmas at Dreifus! and also her stepgrandmoiher. She Is also stepmother-in-law of the girl's father. Joan's nusoand is not only Kathleen's grandfather but also her stepuncle as well as father-in-Iav.' of his sister-in-law and brother-in- law of his own son. merit, the blaze, occurred, said he didn't care who put out the fire. Didn't Miss Rear Wheels VAN NUYS. Calif, dfi — Ray Area's Students In A-Srare Cast Four Arkansas State College students are in the cast and produc- y of Poplar Bluff, former Holland residents and .teachers, and Mr. and Mrs. R. A. Bizzell and daughter Susan of Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Claud Edwards. Mrs. Fern Coleman. and Mr. and i The Future Homemakers of, Mrs. M. L. Pressy oC St. Louis 'America will, entertain the parent-! visited witn Mrs. Sacn 'e Crews Sat-i Blytheville and St. Louis. [Teachers Association Tues- '• ~ ~~ , day. Dec. 20. with a tea, preceed-! *** T ** * S ing the regular PTA meeting. J j Mrs. R. C. Tennyson will con- y j duct the program for the after- J* j noon association. ! y I Her topic on ."Our Starving ^ | School Children' 1 will include dis,- # : cussions on food and drinks easily. SJ ! obtainable in schools today which I are controversial in their health values. This subject, a timely one deserving of immediate attention. I will continue in the follow-up Jan- j uary meeting. I A quartette made of faculty members, and sroup singing will Dig out THAT OLD UECTRIC SHAVER AND provide the ment. afternoon's entertain- Sunday night Methodist Marriage Licenses The office of County Court Clerk Mrs. E. BIythe Parker has announced seven marriage licenses issued since the first of December. They were: Willie McDanlel. 24. and Barbara Davis. 20. both of Blytheville. Charles Tayor. 23, Blytheville. and Peggy Seratt, 18, Steele. Earl L. Dazey, 23, and Carolyn Berry. 23. both of Blytheville. William A. Homra, 23, Fulton, Ky.. and Joan Hamra, 19, Steele. John H. Morgan. 21. and Linda Stanfield. 17. both of Luxora. Joe Shanks Jr., 19. and . Mary i Louise Scrape, 18, both of BIythe- i ' ville. William B. Foster, 20. BIythe- \ ville Air Force Base, Helen Koop- j man. 20. Salt Lake City. The wheels rolled 300 feet, sped across a lawn and crashed into the front room of a house. Mrs. Ave- dene Dernbersf", standing In the kitchen, was not hurt. A few blocks farther along, three motorists stopped Solomon and I told him he had only half as many ! rear wheels as he thought. Friday Was Coldest Yet Blytheville. like the rest of North Arkansas, shivered under the coldest weather of the current season early yesterday with the mercury dipping to a new seasonal low of 11 degrees. Yesterday morning's low reported by Ivy W. Crawford, official Weather observer for this area, was four degrees lower than ,1)10 previous low of 15 degrees. Charles Weidman and Bill Shaney- feK. both of Blytheville, and Jean Bell, of Gideon. Wayne Newsom. of Caruthersville. will handle the for the play. RADIATOR WORK • Boiled Out 0 Repaired • Flo Tested • Re-cored AM. WORK GUARANTEED GROVER'S RADIATOR WORKS SALES POSITION Sears, Roebuck & CO. Scars has opeings for ambilious men interested in a selling career. These positions offer all employe benefits and career advantages, which include profit sharing and paid vacations. Draw and commission method of compensation assures excellent earnigs to agres- sive me. > Experience desirable, hut not necessary. Applicants must have a car, but out-of-town traveling not required. If you are between 2S and 38, in good health, and have a high school education, you are invited to apply in person to the local Manager at the Sears Catalog Sales Office, 217 West Main Street, Blytheville, Ark., between the hours of 9 and H. 508 Cl. Lake Are. Ph. 3-638! Best Grade Illinois Coal and Kindling Nut Coal 2 or more ton* $10 per ton plus tax B&CCoalCo .r 6i SAVE $JSO YOUt CHB (lECTfttC SHAVM 1$ WORTH *7.SO TRADJ4N AUOf'ANCS IOWARO A N€W It'i the finert electric jhaver ev«r made. Shaves «s •mooth «s a blad*, In half the time. With your oM •favcr, only $22 Phone 3-8611 FOR BOATING FAMILIES BYRUM IMPLEMENT CO. 118 E. Main Ph. 3-HO-I For acht>. piiiu, voU, bruises, birni, eoMi, hcadachtt, IXU. and rtlnn. tor Bob's Gypsy Rub Liniment A™ilablf at Vftvr fnrorhf druit counter C. O. SMITH PRODUCTS CO. S&E • JOHNSON UA-HOISt! « GREAT 'M MODEll riOM 1 TO M HF • MAtt c • * column UNI of MAIINI lOUIPMINt Johnson SEA-HORSES FOB DEPEND*,,.i,TV SUPER MARKET MONEY DOWN! Pay Only $1.00 A Week BHIIFUS 316 WEST MAIN ST. . FLASH CAMERAS . MOVIE CAMERAS Complete Selection of Flash Bulbs, Polaroid Film, Color Film, Movie Film BARNEY'S DRUG STORE 2006 W. Main Ph. 3-3647 Highway fit North • Modern Self Service Facilities • Choice Meats • Finest Produce • Quality Groceries • Frozen Foodi Enjoy Modern, Self-Service Shopping with no parking problem at any time. Shop S & I for Quality. HAMBURGERS For your protection, our Hamburger Patties are prepared and delivered frozen by a nationally known government inspected meat packing planl. A warm well-seasoned bun enhances the whole- come delfciousness of this pure hamburger. KREAM KASTLE Walnut & DiTision Phone 3-8051 DRIVE-IN REMINGTON RAND Typewriters 7— Adding Machines — Calculators Portable - Standard - Electric Business Systems Authorized Sales and Service! WHITLEY OFFICE SUPPLY 10« So. Fifth Phone 3-8802 WE RENT..... • HOSPITAL BEDS . . . BABY BEDS • ROLLAWAY BEDS • USED REFRIGERATORS • USED WASHERS WADE FURNITURE CO. 112 W. Main 1-1122 YOU CAN'T STOP THE QUEEN MAR? W»TH A CLOTHES LIHt.. o^^A^y* con keep a tornado from Kitting yowr KCWM. tot yo« c« buy Insurance - tU r*J* kind, m Hw rig** amount. We'll t* $kxJ to odvw*. NOBLE GILL AGENCY GLENCOE BLDG. 3-6868 PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET Nationally Advertised & Fancy Groceries Just Received - Big Selection Of Colorado Christmas Trees (Spruce) 2-2043 Call In We Deliver Come !n 1044 Chick G. 0. POETZ OIL CO, FUEL OIL Sell That Stuff 7 Phone 2-2089 Visit Conny's Conoco Service, Ash & Division Sams Whiskey Store NEXT DOOR TO RAZORBACK Blytheville's Mosf Convenient Drive-in Liquor Store Always Plenty of Parking Space Open 'til 12:30a..m. Nightly PACKAGE BEER TO TAKE HOME Your Business Appreciated

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