The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 22, 1955 · Page 2
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PAOITWO BLYTHEVTU,!! (ARK.V COUTtTER THTTRSDAY, DECEMBER H, IBM Business Smeared with Some Blame for Highway Accidents By SAM DAWSON DYESS NEWS Seaman and Mrs. Charles Almeda. Calif., arrived Tuesday a 30-day leave with their par- Irs. Ira Winning- 24-hour period will check in their identities and become a vuai.siausuc. | ,,.,,„ Ol p ye s s and Mr. and Mrs. Business knows it gets smeared with some of the blame. Many firms and some whole Roy Boll of osceoia. industries are striving to curb the carnage. Pvt Buddy Vau| NEW YORK (AP) - Just ahead lies the day when more Americans than in any other, f^a f^l*™,, jur period will check in their identities and become a vital,statistic. | ha , n Ol Dyess an d The National Safety Council says tht more persons are killed in traffic accidents on .Dec. 24 than any other day. Office Christmas parties often have preceded accidents — so, many companies this week are striving to tone them down. The liquor industry has long known it is accused of providing the cause for many traffic accidents — and is increasing its appeals for temperance before getting behind the driving wheel. The auto industry knows that the very number of the cars it sells means crowded holiday highways — and in its ne\V models is stressing- safety devices to cut down the number of fatalities. "Make It Coffee" The Fraternal Order of Polite, with 40,000 member officers across the nation, is urging upon weary shoppers as well as upon partygoers this slogan: "For holiday safety, if you take 'one lor the road,' make it coffee." From its Philadelphia headquarters, the order stresses that coffee combats fatigue and drowsiness, to which last-minute shoppers especially are prone. Kunning Ads The National Licensed Beverage Assn., with a membership of 50,000 tavern owners and operators, and the National Retail Liquor Package Stores Assn., with 30,000 retail liquor stores as members, have joined with Seagrams Distillers in placing ads in 76 newspapers with an estimated 16", million readers, urging that coffee be the for-the- road drink. The distilling company says hundreds of thousands of packets of instant coffee are being distributed to its retail accounts so that bars can offer a free cup to departing patrons. Coffee companies cooperate with local police in many areas to provide free cups to drivers about to take to the highway, or already showing signs of fatigue. Cockroaches To Be Guests JACKONVUJJ5, Fla. (ff) — Jour hundred cockroaches arc guests of the Navy here for the Christmas holidays. It's hoped they won't live through what's planned for 'em. : The Insect* were brought here from naval installattom at Pensn-! cola, Fla., Memphis, Tenn., Barln Field, Ala., and Charleston, S.C., •where roaches are reportedly developing an immunity to chlordane, man's most potent weapon against the pests. They'll be treated with chlordane- based insecticides, and if all die that'U be dandy. If chlordane won't take care of them anymore, the Navy said it hopes to find something that will. Christmas at Home ior Quints :ghn of Fort K.-iox. Ky . arrived home lor a 1 visit with his parents. ' Oaylord Cox and Clyde Daniels! of Memphis spent the weekend; of ! Misses Maureen Butler and Mary (Catherine Harris ot Memphis spent the weekend here with relatives. i A 2c Scott Wroten of San An-1 lonio. Tex., is here with his parents. Mr. and Mrs. Elton S. Wroten. ilnnl J a " 20, when he will report to Manhattan Beach for overseas duty in French Morocco. Miss Ima Charlotte James, stu- CAP FOR COLD-The familiar campaign hat of the Pennsylvania State Police has bowed to this black leather and fur cap lor the winter. Being modeled here by Sgt. Thomas A. Dougherty of Grecnsburg. Pa., the cap protects ears, face and neck from the cold weather. The campaign hat was formerly worn on cold and warm days Kid Callers Aren't Original ALBUQUERQUE. N.M. ifft— Mrs. Willis S. Glaus says the kids MONTREAL 'A~ — The four surviving Dionne quintuplets probably will spend Christmas at their parent's CnMander, Ont.. home. A spokesman at N'otre Dame tie 1'Espftrancc Hospital .said Mane and Annette, who have boon patients there, were '•very, very well now" and will be able to go home for the holiday. The spokesman added that their quintuplet sisters Cecile and Yvotxne, student nur.se.s at ihe non- are expected to choose the earlier | one Marie and Annette entered the hospna! last month lo be treated for f.uigue. The spokesman said visiting with Iheir si-stors had proved a "ionic." Mftne had been- in a Quebec City convent intend-j inK to enter the order and Annette j was studying art at Nicolei. Que. with friends and. relatives. A 2c Granville Sornson of Topeka. Kan , is here with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Sornson. dent at Arkansas State College, spent the weekend here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Norman James, 1 3c Tommy McArthttr of Scott I 2 Lt. Harry Hall of Port Ben- Ai'r Force Base. Belleville, III., ar-jmng. Oa.. arrived home Saturday rived home for a 15-day .leave be-! for a. visit with his parents. Mr. fo-e "oni" to Hamilton' Air Force I and Mrs. Emery Hall. Sr. Base "in California. | Mr. and Mrs. O'Neal Little and M:ss Evelyn Anderson and broth- j daughter Linda of Trumann spent er Georse and Buddy Wilkes of I the weekend here as guests of her Memphis visited in the Tom An- parents. Mr. and Mrs. Quy Nreh- dprson home over the They came especially weekend, motor ols. Pete Rogers. Emery Hall. Jr.. .\iiss Sandra Wilkes ho'mj who had ; and Joe Grey, students at Sena*e pas. week in Dyess. Woman, 74, Takes Speeding Fine Lightly ROSYvELL, A tobia Junior College, and Billy \ Williams, student at Harding Col- 'l?^». have arrived home for the holidays. Mrs. Nell McArlhur. Tommy and Bonita .-pent Satxirday at Hughe? with her ?o:i. Micky, and family. Mr and Mrs. H. A. Dillard. Mrs. 1 B:;ly Clark. Mr*. Travis Beiew and I Mr.' and Mrs. Fred Cady from Ar- '4-vear-i k.insas and Texas and Louisiana 1 spent the weekend with Mrs. Roy i old California woman driver paid a . I -,.. thinks;Cnapple_and famils. phone her home each year "' about this time "aren't very original." "Most of the callers are older kids trying to have a title fun." she says. "They don't really bother us. This has been happening in the family for years." Her daughter Marilyn. 11, had a: little fun of her own this Christmas' season. She took a call from a youngster who seemed to be in earn- \ est. Marilyn aid it certainly was Santa's home and she was a helper. She took the youngster's order Pulitzer Prize Poet Critical WILMINGTON. Dei. tfl — Rohert S. HiJiyer, fiO, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, was reported in critical j condition early today, after undergoing emergency surgery for a | possible skull fracture suffered in i an auto accident last night. Hiliyer's auto collided wiih a i truck near Newark. He Is in Wilm- j itigion General Hospital, where ; physicians said he had lapsed into : a coma. j The truck, driver, Clayton Briggs, 55, of Bloomfield, N. J., was treated for a back injury and is in good condition. * No accident details were available. Hillyer won the coveted literary award in 1933 for his "Collected Verse of Robert Hillyer." He is a native ol East, Orange, N. 1 J., and has been a professor of English literature at the University of Delaware at Newark since 1953. fine for speeding and still she cot off easy. I After paying it to Justice of the! Peace R. Perry Bc-an, she asked: ' J • "Is this case closed now—I mean nothins can chanpe your verdict?" pan assured her it was closed. Mrs. Emery Hail and daughter Sandra and grandchildren, James, and John Emery Hall, of Dye?s a Ions with Miss Harilean ) Hall and Henry Priest of West Memphis spent Sunday in Marked ^.... i,.-.,-...*. .... .. Tree as guests of Mr. and Mrs. ••Well, in that, ca.se." the woman I Curll5 Ashby. said with a arin. "I just want you j in know that the officer who ar- i rested me was wrons. i ••I wasn't doing 80 miles an hour. I was doing 90." ^^ Gracg Tacker _ her fat her. and '^ Lorene Blackwell spent Friday in Reiser. ^ R0V> ^ w> Peterspn i e f t Monday for Waldenburg, Mo., to visit his son. S Sgt. Sherman Pe! ;erson. and family. Upon his re| turn home he will be accompanied ; by Mrs. Peterson, who has spent tii= past two weeks in Waldenburg with her son and family. '• A 1c Orville L. Modesitl of Eglin Air .r'orce Base. Fla., spent the weekend here as guest of his parents. Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Modesitt. Hubby Causes Singer's Ulcer LOS ANGELES l/P\— Singer Tonl Carroll, 28, wants to end her two- year marriage to television executive Dayid L. Wolper, 20, blaming him for her ulcer. She filed suit for divorce yesterday charging Wolper Insulted and humilated her before her friends.* "I lost confidence in myself." the singer said. "I began to stutter and developed an ulcer." Nice Setup If Available COLDWATBR. Mich. </P> — The following advertisement, appeared last week in trie want art section of the Coldwater Advertiser, a weekly newspaper: "An attractive gal who gets paid on Friday and is broke on Tuesday wishes to meet man who gets paid on Tuesday and is broke by Friday." Fined Stolen Turkeys Found Quickly PASADENA, Calif. 'Ji — A tele-; phone rang fit the desk of police; officer Clyde Stovall and Theodore | Ramcndick reported that someone. had stolen 36 cases of his frozen turkeys. j During the conversation another • phone rang and officer John Clappj of the Los Angeles police said he had just picked up two men in a car with 36 cases of frozen turkeys In simultaneous conversation over both telephones Stovall made one of the quickest solutions ever to a theft case. Harvey Johnson and I. V. Perry were booked on suspicion of burglary. Christmas Card Had Appeal JEFFERSON CITY. Mo. UP Circuit Judge Sam C. Blair was surprised yesterday to receive a Christmas card from an inmate atj the Missouri State Penitentiary, j A pot-luck supper preceded the A close look showed the convict j program Tuesday night when the was attempting to appeal to, the j women's Society of Christian Serv- compassionate side of the law. J.! j ce met at the church. Johnson, the prisoner, had neatly, MI- S . Geneva Wood gave a talk " on Christmas with Mrs. Rita Modesitt sivins the devotional. The Rev W. W. Peterson told a Christmas story entitled "The Other Wise penciled his request for writ habeas corpus on the back of the' card. Judge Blair was untouched, by' the sentiment. He denied the writ. 1 Man." Centrally Located For Easy Shopping >O f 'r f crenel \^*~ I / I LI Remodeled HI-WAY DRUG Prentls Holder. Res. Pharmacist A Micr. Charles BrocHnn. owner Main at Division Phone 2-21)19 SAN FERNANDO, Cnlif. i*l Singer Gordon MacRae, who police said flunked a sobriety test following n traffic accident, last week, has been convicted of drunk driving and fined $315. MacRae had pleaded Innocent and demanded a Jury trial. Friday he waived trinl and submitted the 1 case to Judge Julian Beck. Just in time for Christmas LANVINette.., 'I* { y V Little purre flacons of great Lanvin perfumes in five fabulous fragrances go gaily where you go. Give friends on tlie go..,, such pleasure. AHPECE 3.00 tht 6ei/ ptflitnt Ptril fau to oGer! MY SIN J.2S you may tie forgiven, but never lotgollenf RUM EUR 1.00 PKETEXTE MA SCANDAL l.lf f to pit almjii Hilt atxmt H! \f KIRBY DRUG STORES NOTIC WE WILL BE CLOSED SAT. ( DEC. 24 THROUGH MON., DEC. 25 WRIGHTS SUPPLY DELTA LUMBER CO. BUILDERS SUPPLY CO. E. C. ROBINSON LUMBER CO. HUFFMAN BROS. LUMBER CO. MISSISSIPPI COUNTY LUMBER CO. OPEN NIGHTS UNTIL CHRISTMAS See Jimmie First for Practical Gifts Gifts Under $5 9x12 LINOLEUM RUGS VENETIAN BLINDS SOFA PILLOWS SMOKING STAND THROW RUGS KASSOCKS CHILDS RED ROCKERS FOLDINGCHAIR WINDOW BLINDS VANITY LAMPS V/ESTBEND TEAKETTLE GE CLOCK, ELECTRIC El ECTRIC COMET LANTERN . . MUT CRACKER AIR CONDITIONER COVER HONING BOARD COVER & PAD END TABLES STEP TABLES CAN.E FIBER SEAT CHAIRS CLOTHES DRYER WALL PICTURES CHILD'S RED ROCKERS $2.95 $3.95 $1.50 $2.95 $1.95 $3.95 $2.95 $3.95 $9.50 $2.95 $4.75 $4.95 $2.95 $3.95 $3.95 $2.95 $1.95 .$5.95 $2.29 $4.95 $2.95 $2.95 Gifts Undsr $10 B1SSELL SY/EEPER TABLE LAMPS S£A SHELL TV LAMPS TV TRAYETTE, SET OF 4 S \MSON CARD TABLE TELEVISION LAMPS /.'.UNSEY TOASTER GE AUTOMATIC IRON F VTH SCALES ELECTRIC POPCORN POPPER TEA GLASSES, PITCHER & FORK F ECTRIC HEATING PAD GRISCER FOOD CHOPPER KETAL IRONING BOARD DAISY CAN OPENER DAISY KNIFE SHARPENER VALET RACK CLOTHES HAMPER CASCO KITCHEN STOOLS CHILD'S HIGH CHAIR CLOPAY FOLDING DOORS $6 $7, $9 $9, $5, $5 $6 «7.9 '?« 95 £5 95 95 .95 95 95 95 95 ."5 .95 . $?.?5 f.i, $7, f>7, $9. $9, $8. C S $9."5 $8.95 '. i "5 Gifts Under $50 GE RADIOS $19-95 RECORD PLAYER $9.95 rOWDY DOODY ROCKERS $12.95 ELECTRIC BLANKET $39.55 DESK $ 29 -" BOOK CASE $?8.95 HOT PLATE $1-95 GE ELECTRIC MIXER $19.95 GE ELECTRIC COFFEE MAKER $29-95 SUNBEAM AUTOMATIC FRYER $19.95 50 PC. SILVERWARE CHEST $39.95 5-PC. REVERE WARE SET $39.95 5-PC. BREAKFAST ROOM SUITE $49.95 ROCKING CHAIR $9.95 TAPESTRY CHAIR $12-95 2-BURNER OIL STOVE $12.95 MAHOGANY BED $29.95 TAYLOR TOT STROLLERS $13.95 IMNERSPRING MATTRESSES $39.95 E' ECTRIC SANDWICH GRILL $19-95 USED TELEVISION SET $39.95 COTTON MATTRESS $12-95 LAUNDRY HEATERS f 12-95 OIL HEATERS $34.95 CRIB BABY BED ,- • • $ 29 -95 GE Appliances — Moke First Payment Next Year GE Refrigerators GE Ranges GE Automatic Washers GE Dishwashers GE Disposals GE Room Conditioners GE Home Freezers GE Water Heaters GE Kitchen Centers GE Portable Ironers GE Clothes Dryers GE Electric Blankets Gas Ranges Gas Heaters Oil Ranges • Oil Heaters Chrome Breakfast Suites Wrought Iron Breakfast Scaly Mattresses Jimmie Edwards Furniture Co. J01 E. Main 2-2487 HMW

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