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June 3, 1952

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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JUNB 8, 1*91 (AMC.)' PAGE THREE lufo, Appliance Upheaval' Seen : or Arkansans Court Finance Company Ruling It Subject Of Dealer*' Meet LITTLE ROCK <JP>— A complete upheaval of the automoble and appliance business In Arkansas Is >redlcted by finance company rep- esentativcs, new and used car dealers, and electric appliance dealers •*•' distributors. At a meeting here yesterday Don Bodishbaugh. manager of the Commercial credit Company said "Every dealer will be in the collection mslriess" Is a Supreme Court decision on usury becomes final. Court Ruling Discussed The meeting was called by the Arkansas Automobile Dealers Association to discuss a recent Supreme Court ruling that held loan charge: raising the total charges above 1( per cent was violation of the Constitution. Ons Reaves, Pine Bluff attorney said he would file a petition f or '. rehearing of the original cas azainst, the General Contract Purchasers Corp. The decision on this ease precipitated the court's decision. Hughes N'cerla Funds Roland Hughes of Jonesboro. president of the Arkansas Automobile dealers association, who presided at the meeting, said he expected to be without a source of financing when the Supreme Court's opinion becomes final. W. c. Whltfield of Fayettevillc, president, of the Motors" Finance Jjompany said his company would T_*ve to liquidate its business with 30 dealers. He predicted that the company would be out of business wh?n the court's decision becomes final. A decree does not become final until after the Court acts on a renewing petition. The Supreme Court's opinion said that all transactions made prior to the final date of the May 26 decision would be recognized its valid. Ex-Rail Official's Funeral Is Today .PINE BLUFF, Ark. WO-Funem! services will be held here today for 86-year-old Lou! Oarrett, retired rairoad offliclal, who died yesterday - ' Garrett, also a former secretary of the Arkansas Power and Ligh't Company, was born in Memphis He began a railroad career when he was 15 with the Little Rock, Mis- CHECKER CHAMP NEVER LOSES—"Dixie Belle," canine checker champ, makes anolher move in the game she never loses with her master, Herman Park, of Detroit. Dixie's self-made rules are simple, but effective. Every time Park moves, the dog paws the piece off the board. Nine States Meet on Interstate Truck Traffic Problems in U.S. OKLAHOMA CITY UP) — Representatives of nine states met here yesterday and sailed headlong into the problem of how to unsnarl the complex interstate truck traffic situation. Arizona, which 1 was not represented, was also included in the efforts to find a workable set of truck standards which all states could follow, The meeting immediately endorsed the formation of a 30-man permanent committee to study the situation. The representatives met at the request of Gov, Johnston Murray. They endorsed the proposal that the governors of 10 .states appoint a state senator, representative and administrator to the permanent committee. Representatives convened from Oklahoma, Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Texas, Kansas and Utah. Murray urged the group at Its opening session to cooperate in revising truck weight and height laws and other regulations, "so that tiucks operating in interstate commerce can operate In all our states a? if in one." Murray said he hoped to set tip an interstate agency similar to the Interstate oil Compact Commission The commission was organized bv former Oklahoma Governor Ernest w. Marland In the middle lB3(Ts. The proposed committee's major function, explained Chairman How- p.rd Gladden. Little Rock. Ark., ••would be to iron out problems pertaining to Interstate trucking operations." A proposal by Patrick Healy Jr., chairman of the Utah Tax Commission, was also adopted, recommending that all 10 stfite.s enter into immediate negotiations for a re- riniOL'al agreement on licenses on trucks traveling Interstate. , Two Children Drown in State Upping Toll to 4 Houtton, Tex., Boy FaMt Victim to Little Rock Pool FT fhc A»oflat«ri PT«M Two children drowned in Arkansas Monday, bringing the «tat#'6 violent death toll for the first day of the week to four. Pulaski county Coroner Howard Dishongh Raid that 9-year-old James A. Latham Jr. of Houston, Tex. drowned accidentally In the Little Rock Municipal Pool late Monday. The boy, who had gone to the pool with his uncle, left the dressing room before his relative. His body was found a few minutes later in five feet of water, Dishongh said. Young Latham Is survived by his parents. Mr. and Mrs. James A. Latham of Houston, Tex,, and his Grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Ware of Little Rork, Six-year-old El met 1 Lee Blaikie drowned in a crcpk near his home at Gentry. Ark. Monday while may- ine with several other children. ArtinR Coroner Tom Condrny of Siloam Sbrings said the boy ap- narently slipped from the bank Into the pool. His body was found by relatives. Calvin May, 62. engineer and foreman al Wrape's Heading Mill at Paragould. Ark., Buffered fatal burns in a mill accident Monday. May, who had been employed at the mill some 2,S years. Is survived by his wife, five daughters, four sons, a brother and a sister. Funeral services for a 14-year-old Magnolia. Ark. Rirl and her broth- e r wh o t' row ned ne n r Monroe, I .a. Sunday will be held in Columbia County. Ark. t^day. The Arkansas ONE-LEAF LETTER-llalian postal officials were Ireed by Ihe problem o( what lo do with i dried lemon leaf winch showed up in the mails. However. Ihe unusual "leller" mailed in Sicily, was properly addressed and stamped, so It was delivered lo Guiliana Ghilardi of Florence. sissippi River and Texa^ Railway. He is survived by a son, a daughter, and one grandson. Volga River Dam Near Completion an- MOSCOW (£V-The Soviet* nounced today (he new Volpa Rivrr dam and power station near Gorki in central Russtn, \K near completion. There has been no recent announcement on the planned output of the dam but when work on it began Just after World War II. Its future capacity reportedly was to be around 400.000 kilowatts, sirl was Ruby Riddle. Her brother. 23-year-oM James, was employed as an oil field roughneck near Farmer ville. la. They drowned In a boating accident. Sen. Kefauver To Visit State June 26,27 LITTLE ROCK (ft —The second presidential hopeful to visit Little Rock this year, Democrat Sen. Estes Kefauver of Tennessee, will visit here, June 26 and 27. The announcement of Kefauver s visit came from Latane Temple of Li tile Rock, chairman of the Arkansas for Kefauver for President. Committee. Kefauver is seeking the Democratic nomination. Temple said preliminary plans call for a conference with Gov. Mc-Math, a reception and an open-house. Previously, Sen. Robert A. Taft, of Ohio, candidate for the Republican nomination, spoke here. in fiv« years last past; and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the laws of this stale, or any other slate, relative lo the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application Is for permit to be te- sued for operation beginning on the 1st day of July, low, a , lr i to expire on the SO day of June, 1953. Lennle Smith, Applicant Subscribed end sworn to befora me this 2 day of June, 1962. Ocar Alexander, NoUry Publis My Commission expire*: 9-12-53. Trade Rules Are Asked on Grain WASHINGTON liP> — Pen. Yountt iR-NDl said today added restrictions should be placed on imports of oats, barley, rye anfl feed wheat in order to give American pro'duc- ers a fair price. He and Sen. Mllnrit <R-SD> have jrined in offering an amendment to legislation extending the present Defense Production Act bcvond June 30 which would: 1. Continue the present bnn on imports of bulter and other fats and oils and restrict imports on cheese. 2 Add oats, barley, rye and feed wheat to a restricted list so the .secretary of agriculture could re- Sailors' Strike Into 2nd Week SAM FRANCISCO lrt"l—The AFL,' FMOlrs Union nf the Pacific strike \vpnl into its second \vpoh today anil n f odor a I conciliator concert eri no Imsi'v for a settlement hns been rrpi-'ned. Coiic*il!;itor Omar Hoskins, after U.lkinp .^ouarFitplv with representatives of the union and shipowner?' Prrlfir. Maritime Association yps- tfrictay, commented "there is no basis for resinning talks." The strike Ims lied up more than 30 ,«,hIns in West Const ports, including the pjispenper liner Lnrlmc, v;hirh steamed into San Franrtfco Hrnbor yesterday from Honolulu. From Start to Finish Nine-tenths of the asbestos used by U.S. industry comes from Quebec. Car Engines May Get More Power With Less Size ATLANTIC CTTT. N.J. Iff— Automobile engines of high power output and increased compression ration, but considerably smaller in si?.e than present models are among objectives of the nation's automotive engineer. 1 ;. Such engines will be talked about at great length by engineers attending the annual meeting here of the From the lime a tire is inspected {the Tire Inspection Spreader.is shown at the left) until it emerges from the mold (below) McCaul's uses the most modern methods. And it requires precision work. In the mold itself, where the temperature gets as high as 292 degrees, the tire is cured for an hour and 15 minutes (for car tires) to an hour and 50 minutes (for larger tires). Ereel Skeen, manager of our retreading department, is shown In these two pictures. You're invited to call him or the store manager, John Burnett, if you'd like to have any more information on retreading your (ires. It will pay you to pay us a visit. NOTICE Notice Is hereby eivcn that the undersigned has filed with the commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for permit to sell anci dtspetise beer at retail on The premises dc.scribrd as 500 Elm, Blytheville. Mississippi Counly. The undersigned slates that he is a citizen of Arkansas, of good ___ ! moral character, that he has never been convirted of a felony or olher Society of Automolh-e Engineer.". I crime involving moral turpitude; The sessions opened yesterday arvd | that no license to sell beer by Ihe continue Ihrnllph Friday. I undersigned has been revoked with- BE SMART CLEAN UP WITH The waif finish Beautiful PtTgtei and Deep Spre.-u!s like cream • No Inps to show « Dries in 20 minutes stir and apply Per Gallon ^ ^ r V\ Washes like tile Per Quart $-|49 duce imports of these trains if they •,veer injuring American producers. $485 — ALL COLORS — AUSTIN & WICKER PAINT, GLASS & WALLPAPER 112 South First Phone 6207 The Retreading Story * • • Mileage As Good Asa New Tire— At Just About Half the Cost! * AAcCaul Tire Store So. Hi way 61 JOHN BURNETT, Mgr. Telephone 8462 EXTRA BIG SAVINGS AT YOUR NEW SAFEWAY STORE 223 W. Chickasawba Street Fresh Green Head) CABBAGE T-Bone Steaks Frozen Cuslard Scoi Toilet Tissue Washing Powder Nob Hill Coffee Waste Baskets U.S. Choice Sove of This Low Price A Real Treat for the Family 1000 Sheet Roll Lge. Box Rich, Mild and Mellow ib. qt- ea. FAB Brand Large, Round Today $1.19 Value Only Ib. 6C 98c 39c lOc lit 76c 69c ib. WATCH THIS NEWSPAPER FOR ANNOUNCEMENT OF SAFEWAY'S BIG WEEKEND CANNED FOODS SALE Did you know that Safeway will meet the lowest advertised price of any competitor-item for item- day by day-town by town-quality considered. SAFEWAY

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