The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 2, 1956 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 2, 1956
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MONDAY, JANUARY 2, 1958 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Wyoming Movers Shows Top Educators the Light By DOUGLAS LARSEN N'EA Staff Correspondent WASHINGTON — (NBA) — Mrs. Fred D. Boice, Jr., an attractive mother of two youngsters from Cheyenne, Wyo., is rocking the nation's top educators right back on their blackboards. Mrs. Boice's idea tuftied but to be one of the hottest to come out of the high-level White House Conference on Education because it revealed that she and a handful of public- spirited citizens in Wyoming are just about five years ahead of everyone else at the conference. Its citizens weren't asking anybody for anything. Her report includled these facts: Five years ago the Wyoming legislature, upset by the state's deteriorating schools, set up a citizensj committee to investigate the pTotf lem. As a member of the legislature, informed on school problems, a tireless worker and the mother of two kids, Mrs. Boise was made chairman. "The first step in solving any problem is to face squarely the fact that the problem exists," she says "That's what we did by going to the people 1 all over the state, taking a completely objective look at the schools and trying not to be blinded by school legislation already on the books. "Each member paid his or her own expenses and worked hard. We did a $300,000 study on $12,000 — which proves that the size of an appropriation does not limit the accomplishment." What her committee uncovered was a situation not worse than the present one existing fn most states. But not much better, and getting worse. ' f In a few years enrollment had jumped 24 per cent. The state's birth rate was 11 per cent higher than the. national average. Only 37 out of the state's 87 high schools were accredited by the North Central Association. • • • A study of the state's outmoded school district system revealed that 320 one-teacher rural schools were being maintained in separately organized districts, 45 districts did not maintain any schools and MRS. FRED BOICE, JR.! First you take an objective look. about two-thirds of the districts did not maintain high schools. Only 47 per cent of the elementary teachers and 16 per cent of the rural teachers had four years of college. The committee decided that the immediate need was 500 more teachers and 400 additional classrooms. Then the committee tackled the most difficult of educational. problems: How schools are nanced. • • • It found that one method of »P propriating money was on the basis of the number of teachers and school bus drivers in a district. The effect of this was to give more . money to the wealthier districts and less to 1 the,poorer ones. The final report was put into at- booklet form which any lerson could read and understand, .nd distributed widely around the state. Among other things the reporl recommended that practically all present laws governing the financing of schools be replaced with new ones adaptable to modern, growing educational needs. Chief financial recommendations were that a one per cent sales tax be authorized for the 'support of the schools and that the basic education cost formula be computed on a. .minimum expenditure per classroom. • • • It said: "Guarantee to every child In rural, elementary and high schools a program costing $5,500 per classroom unit." This is a respectable figure for any U. S. state school system. Then, when the committee_j_aic its report before the legislature last January theer was such universal understanding and support for it that recommendations were passed unanimously. Today the state is well on Its way to getting one of the most progres sive school systems In the Unltec States. US Salesman to Try to Sell American Vodka to Russians WEIBADEN, Germany (ff) — An American liquor salesman said Saturday he would leave next month for . Dogs Rolling In Dough Solves Check Mystery EL" CENTRO, _cto. (*l — Dogs rolling in dough solved the case of the missing $200,000. The money, in nonnegotiable checks, disappeared a week ago while enroute from a. bank here to Los Angeles via air. A tracer was put on shipments on the plane. The mystery was solved, it WHS reported Friday, with the' disclosure that the envelope of checks had fallen Into a crate containing dogs. : The pups chewed up the checks and used the paper for bedding .— literally rolling In the dough. "SMILE PRETTY"-The parakeet on little Colleen Wat- 1 son's head is being uncooperative. It was supposed to stay on top of the camera to 'make Colleen, of Los Angele?, Calif., "smile pretty." But it wanted to get in the picture, and just look at the result! CREAM OF ROSES CLEANSING CREAM Reg. $2.00 ifOO • fl»l It! ,Rcn»vc« maVc-up quickly in one <li- li^litful »pplic»tton! Le*v« yout com- plc«:on betxtifally cfcm, toft M ntt :cUlil Tiy tt-«d «» • doBur • |ul WOODS'DRUG STORE W. Main Phone 3-4.::T Moscow to try to sell American vodka to, the Russians. The American kind, he claims, is "more friendly" than the Russian brand. William Crawford, 40, hopes hfe trip will stimulate "good spirit" among the Russians —. and publicity for his firm. He analyzed the vodka situation this way: "American vodka is made from grain. Russian vodka is made frorn potatoes. People who eat too many potatoes, are aggressive, like the Irish. Hence, American vodka may make the Russians less aggressive." Not all Russian vodka is made from potatoes. More frequently, it is made from rye or barley. New Titlt CARTHAGE, N.C. W) — A juror arose in Moore County Superior Court and addressed the bench, "Your honorees ..." Susie Sharp, North Carolina's only woman Superior Court judge, said later she had been.called many things, but never that. And Judge Susie, who Is not averse to quaint expressions, added: "It sounded to me like he'd hit on a right good expression, and I couldn't fault him for that." R«d Courier News Classified Ads. Vilonist Braves Broken String And Plays On NEW YORK (ff) — Russian violin 1st David Oistrakh, with a quick assist from an orchestra member surmounted a broken "E" string crisis during a Carnegie Hall con cert Friday and smoothly went on with the program. Oistrakh. accompanied by the New York philharmonic, has just begun the last movement of Shostako vich's "Violin Concerto" — first per formed in Leningrad two month ago — when the string snapped. Michael Rosenker, assistant con certmaster of the orcestra, quick ly handed his violin to bistrakh and the music continued almos without interruption. Two Collisions Mold Friendship LOUISVILLE, Ky. tfl — Tw. Michigan people whose cars collld ed twice in two days finally struck up a better friendship Thursday. .Mrs. Alice Barber, 78, Jackson Mich., and Jack V. Coper, 35, De troit, first met when their cars col lided.near here Wednesday. Mrs Barber was en route to Florida — Cooper was returning from Florida The woman told police she decid ed to return to Jackson after the first collision. To make the trip easier, officers said, she planned to IMPORTANT Medical Facts For Every Man Who Has Passed Hi* 40th Birthday Men, Too,€o Thru "Change of Life" DOCTORS CALL IT "MALE CLIMACTERIC 11 Hiw tih Mtcovtry Cwnpwmded Far C*Mrt*racti>( Effect M Body an* Hurt Often Dear Dflrini Middlt Age. 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And very c of vitMnloa ud nlwnla k you God la lata impartial AFTER 40 CAPSULES. WHAT CAN 1C DOHCf Mtdleal iclence b»a dlieotm* BAB* > tbtt CM HAi "chaan ot lir»- the »w eiraule e»llrt "AFTER ibM mipnllea tbe body with »n wiwwU combination of TlurolM and nlaarato H Easy Home Trial Proof! AveiMltAtAllletttrDragStons Amazing New, GUARANTEED "AFTER 40 Capsules" (Only One Capsule A Day) WOODS DRUG STORE 221 W. Main Phone 3-4507 Building Unions Get Wage Hikes LITTLE ROCK HI—Agreements Jan. 1, 1957. HE'S NO FLASH-IN-THE-PAN — Meet "Flash." 7-year-old versatile shepherd dog who's as much at home working with police as he is working with babies. Six-month-old Stephen Ruiz of Smyrna, Ga., knows. Flash is a pretty good baby sitter. San Jose, Calif., police also praise the dog who once helped them break a juvenile crime wave. Owned by Bay Disheroon of Smyrna, Flash is now -r-member el a dog ahow that tours the Atlanta, Ga., region. He's shown above in typical habv-sitter roles. HER LUCK RAN OUT—Mrs. Martin Snell was lucky not to be inside when her car was smashed by a falling stage wall in Hollywood, Calif. But after trying unsuccessfully to open the door, left, she turned and tripped on the debris, right. Result: A broken thumb and a bruised knee. Stage was being razed at the old 20th Century-Fox studios when the wall collapsed. Exchanged Vowe/s HEYBURN, Idaho (/P) — When Wilda Burch of Heyburn got married, she exchanged vowels a* well as vows. Her bridegroom. waa Gordon Birch. follow Cooper on his northward trip. Police said she followed a bit too close and smacked into the rear of his oar when he stopped at a traffic light Friday night. The second collision finished her car, so she accepted Cooper's invitation to ride back to Michigan with him. Officers said no charges were filed. IN THE PROBATE COURT FOE THE CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS In the Matter of the Estate of Charley McBride, Deceased No. 2,363 NOTICE OF , APPOINTMENT AS ADMINISTRATOR Last known address of Dec • nt: 304 South llth Street, Blytheville, Arkansas Date of Death: December 13, 1955. The undersigned was appointed Administrator of the Estate of the above named Decedent on the 30th Day of December, 1955. All persons having claims against the estate must exhibit them, duly verified, to the under signed within six months from th date of the first publication of thi notice, or they shall be foreve barred and precluded from an benefit in the estate. This aotice first published Jan uary 2nd, 1956. GEORGE McBRIDE, JR., Administrator or the Estate o Charley McBride, Deseased. Mail Address: George McBride, Jr., Administrator, Care," Taylor & Sudbury, Attys., Borum Bldg., Blytheville, Ark. 1/2- The Suez Canal is at sea leve ind contains no locks. Can You Afford A Lawyer? Can you afford legal protection and guidance? Certainly you ran! Competent, responsible legal service is within the reach of everyone. A lawyer bases his fee upon the benefit you receive from his services an'd upon the time and effort he has expended in your behalf. However, if you can't afford to pay the customary fee, this fact is taken into consideration by t-he lawyer in establishing the fee. He assumes as his first responsibility the duty of seeing that every member of the community is able to secure a lawyer's services when needed. Actually, a lawyer's services are inexpensive—especially if he is consulted in time. He is trained to help his client avoid errors and mistakes—which is far less costly than trying to correct mistakes after they have been made. Many of the transactions in which you engage involve legal questions which only a qualified lawyer is trained to answer. His advice and counsel in advance frequently will save you money and difficulties later. It will certainly bring you greater security and peace of mind. This Ad Is Sponsored By Blytheville Water Co. •m-JI "Water Is Your Cheapest Commodity ranting wage increases to mem- ers of two building trades unions •ere announced Saturday by Asso- iated General Contractors, Arkanas chapter. Herschel Friday, AGO attorney, aid the agreements were reached vith the Carpenters and Joiners Union, Local 690, and the Plaster- TS and Cement Masons Union, .ocal 270. Under the agreements, Friday laid, the carpenters union Mil receive a 35-cent hourly wage boost o the old basic wage scale of $2.50 an hour over a two-year period. The plasterers union will receive a 30-cent increase over a two-year leriod to the old wage of $2.45 lourly. Both contracts are effective Jan. The carpenters will receive a 10- cent hourly increase immediately, 1" cents July 1, 1956, and 10 cents Beware Coughs Following Flu Afterthc flu isoverand gone, thecough that follows may develop into chronic bronchitis if neglected. Creomulsion relieves promptly because it goes into the bronchial system to help loosen and expel germ laden phlegm, and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial membranes. Get a large bottle of Creomiilsioo at your drug store. For children get milder, faster Creomulsion for Children in the pink and blue package. Adv. CREOMULSION relieves CounH. Chest Colds. Acute Bronchitis The plasterers will get U cent* immediately and additional tilt creases of 10 cents Sept. 1, 19ci and May 1, 1957. On the Double CHARLOTTE, N.C. (ff) — Former Gov. James -P. Byrnes of South Carolina was stopped by a similarly looking man' as the former public official dashed into the airport terminal between flights here. "Sure gald to meet you," said A. D. Lajole, "I've been mistaken for you 100 times." "Well," replied Byrnes, "I hope you've been behaving yourself." People 60 to 80 Tear Out This Ad . . . and mall it today to find out how yo ucan still apply for a $1,000 life insurance policy to help take care of final erpenses without burdening your family. You handle the entire transaction by mall with OLD AMERICAN of KANSAS CITY. No obligation. No one will call on youl Write today, simply giving your name, address and age. Mall, to Old American Ins. Co., 3 West 9th, Dept. L103B, Kansas City, Mo. Cable's Cities Service S. Division St.—Next to Raxorbaek . 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