The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 18, 1947 · Page 15
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 15

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 18, 1947
Page 15
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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1947 Shortage Found In Tax Accounts Official in Miller County Died Nov. 28 Of Bullet Wound TEXAHKANA. Arlc,, Dec. 18 (UP) —A deficit of »16,277 was found In i the records of Miller County Tax B Collector Floyd G. Martin, 55. In a survey conducted by the state comptroller »nd revealed yesterday. The survey was started after the death of Martin last Nov. 28 at Texarkana, of a eunshcl wound in the heart. A coroner's Jury ruled that the death had been accidental. Was Serving Third Term At the time of his death, Martin was serving his third term ns Miller county collector. A report on the state audit was filed with' Miller County clerk. It was prepared and signed by Aubrey McCaslancl, supervisor of the county audit division. Work on the nudit was done by tluec accountants from Little Rock. The survey was nude on 1946 taxes collected In 1947. The report showed tlmt valuations had been raised on taxable properties. The increase was noted on taxpayers receipts but not recorded in the county records. The largest single Irregularity according to tlie report, was a receipt for $8,118 isucd to the Texarkana Union Station Trust. The receipt was issued to Die Kansas City and Southern Railroad which paid part of the taxes on the mutually-owned union station. McCasland's report said there was no record of the receipt in the tax collector's office, but that a photo- static copy had been obtained from the railroad company. funds Never Deposited "From our examination of the ^fax collector's bank accounts and Deposits, we found that the amount ,. Chinese Reds OpenOffensive In Manchuria MANKIND, Dec. 18 (UP)— The Chinese Communists have opened their seventh general Manchurlsn offensive of the civil war with the provincial capital, of Mukden as their apparent objective, semi- official dispatches from the Northeast said yesterday. At least three Communists divisions were reported advancing on Mukden despite 32 degree below &ero cold. Previously it had been believed snow and severe Winter weather would stall Nationalist and Communist operations until Spring. "Heavy fighting" was reported on all sides of Mukden and within g radius of 30 to 100 miles. All Manchurlan Nationalist field commanders were summoned to Mukden for a daylong emergency military conference with Generalissimo Chiang Kal Sheck's field commander, Gen. Chen Cheng. HUTHKVILLK (AUK.) COUKIKR NEWS Church Choir to Present Christmas Music Sunday LUXORA, Ark.. Dec. 18.— The First Methodist Church will present a program of Christmas- music under the direction of Mrs. T. ' L. Stanford at lh" church Sunday evening at S'O'clock. The public Is invited to attend. Birthday Portrait: Stalin at 68 of New York, and 'the audit division has notified them asking for an Immediate settlement. Martin had been in ill health, and two months prior to his death had received treatment at a hospital. On the evening ol his death his family and friends said he appeared In excellent spirits. About six o'clock he retired to his room to clean a gun. When found, he was in a dylni; condition with a bullet wound In his heart. Beside the body they found a .3> While Their Countrymen Battle, U.S. Jews Give Arab a Home in Boston PAGE As the U. S. S. n. prepared to celebrate Hie Glilh birthday of Generalissimo Joseph V. Stalin on Dec. 21, Moscow released this new portrait of the Russian leader. By William Lravltt United l»r*M SUH Corrnpondrrtt BOSTON, Dec. 18. (UP) — Jews nnd Arabs are fighting in the Holy Limd, but in Boston's Uack Bay it lonely Arab has bi'en given a home by Jews in tlicir fraternity house, It was revealed yeMeuliiy. Principals in this story of brotherly love arc Edmond Catton, yi- yenr-olrt Arab from Palestine now studying at JMult Boston College, ami Milt Onus o[ lirookline, a . Homesick Ju a room he uolalncrt only I<(UT diligent search, Catton struck, up an acquaintance with Onus H-iio told him some months ngo his fnilprnity, Tan Upellon I'lil, planned to open n new home In Oclobcr. "Eddie, I think we cim squceia you into n room there," Quiu said. SHUT November, the Arab and the Jew hnvo shared a comfortable double room on Hie fourth floor ol tho Jewish fraternity house, ln B cotton. The magazine was not In under $75 '°°° bonii the gu " » nd R slnsle , M ' oni gu " » n R the National Surety Corporation lay on the floor. WE urn The famous Washington Spruce . . . holds needles well—does not dry out! ALL SIZES - ALL PRICES *— ORDER CHRISTMAS TURKEYS NOW . . . 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From end to end, sugar-cured, hickory-smoked Mayrose Ham has that superb "center-slice" flavor., .truly magnificent! To get the highest quality ham, remember to ask for MAYROSE. Send for free Recipe Booklet, "Holiday Hospitality with Ham." Write: Dorothy Stuart, Mayrosc Test Kitchen, 824 Vandcvcntcr Av«., St. Louis 10, Mo. House Committee Accuses Union Group Charges That Teamsters Are Led By 'Racketeers' WASHINGTON. Dec. IB, (UP)— The House Executive Expenditure. Committee charged formally yesterday that a Philadelphia local or the AFL, Teamsters Union is lerl by "racketeers and extortionists." It said thy have "muscled In" on the city's Dock Street produce market. The committee unanimously adopted a report, on the situation prepared by Rep. Clare E. Hoffman. R.. Mich. The charges were levelled at Local 929 of the Teamsters Union—an organization centered in the market area. The union leaders have b:en Indicted by a federal grand jury on charges arising out of the Hobbj Anti-Racketeering Act The committee said that In* trial of the union leaders will be a test of the effectiveness of the Hobbs statute. Should It prove "Inadequate," the group promised to recommend additional legislation. "Terroristic Powers- Tile union, headed by Ab e Goldberg and Harry (Turk) Daniels, exercised "terroristic powers" over the Dock Street market which Is the clearing house for fresh food and produce In the entire Philadelphia area, tho committee report i said. "No merchant or hauler could 1 risk the displeasure of tii e rack- j etcers for so much as one hoi» of a normal maikcL day, when thousands of dollars worth of perishables stood on his loading platform, or on his (rucks," It said The committee carefully distinguished between "bona fide" union activities and the actions of "terror bands operating under the nominal forms of workmen's associations." It said that the local's members were "victims of the gangsters." Child is Christened By Great Grandfather L0XORA, Ark,, Dec. 18.-AI (he Sunday morning service of thn Lux- ' era First Methodist Cliurcl. tho I Rev. H. p. self christened his urea 11 granddaughter, Mary Celln Me- ' Clurkln, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dean McClmkln o[ Nashville, Tennessee. After the christening 'the Rev. Mr. sell presented th e baby'* mother the book which ho used In the christening, which was the same book he used to christen her •when sh e was a baby, and also the same one he vised while pnstor of the Uixora Methodist Church In 1004-07. The Rev. Mr. Self was assisted in the christening by the pastor, the Rev, Charles E. Lewis. out mishap, beyond a minor collision with tin automobile at Randall, Minn. New England and the Pacific Northwest were his favorite regions, Hoge said. "The heat nnd humidity e.iit of the Mississippi were depressing" Hoge said. He said lie average « miles on a gallon of gasoline, wore out two i tiros, a battery and a lot of human i energy. * NATURAL All) FOK •>• .• Khumotism Kidney, Bladder •I'lils N»lur»| Mineral W«Ur from H»t Hpiiti,,, Arkniuuu, Help* lo- I, Stimulate kidney function. 2. Soothe bladder Inllatlon. J, NcntiMlM urlc-aclnlty .. DUchun systemic »aslc Why not K!T« Mountain Valley • lrlll>? It ""helped CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Main nnd Division HlytheviHe, Ark. BAKERY SPECIAL EGG NOG CAKE With Special Egg Nog Icing 69c ON SALf SATURDAY ONLY/ ~~ —~~~~~~ , ~~™~^™. Telephone Your Order — Dial 2073 HART'S BAKERY Makes 7,600-Mile Tour \ Of U.S. on Motorcycle \ YAKIMA, Wash. (UP) — A 27- .venr-old cx-GI has just completed a 7.000-mile tour o f the United Slates via motorcycle to realize nn ambition nurtured while In the service. William Hoge made the trip wl ).- REMINDER: Th. «ome MAYROSE identifies Mg tie it quality meal product!, iuc!) os...Moy- rote Pure Pork Sauiage, Moyrosft Sliced Dried Beef oodMayroie Ready- Serve Ham. Aik for fnem bj* name . . . MAYROSE. ST. LOUIS INDEPENDENT PACKING COMPANY DELICIOUS WASHINGTON APPLES..JUST IN TIME FOR YOUR CHRISTMAS! Gef ffiem at your grocer's now... fine red Apples from Washington State They've been rushed here in refrigerator cars to add to your Holiday delight. And you've never seen such beauties as we Washington growers arc sending this year. Plump-checked apples, glowing with festive colors. Your family and guests will love these juice-filled Delicious and Jonathans from our mountain valley orchards in Washington State. World's Best Eating Apples! ...and you can afford plenty at today's REASONABLE PRICES! GET SOME TODAY The welcome he received hi* conllrmttt hi* original belief that America u th* land of opportunity, regardless of race or c««d, Cat-' ton Mid. Born In the northwest Katsmon quarter of Jerusalem and Klucntcd In Palestine government schools, Catton left his parenU In 10« tor tl« United State*. "1 could Imve gonitto England as my brother did for hit education, but here In America one can get .1 fine education, live well and after a short period of orientation become part of ttw Mcete.* te'i "It's not quit* t-H't Jmf ta I land; the fttftt In ^^'' »o much mow - ' ^ hi* new few* Arabian youth mj* ta llfih? . "The fellows tntt m* brother. In fact thtrCi • JBBM on to admit ma to the frat •* honorary brother." H**d Courier Men Wut A*. Mod* fraih dolly In ew kitchens from eoasl lo comfe DAVID B. ANDERSON MASON CONTRACTOR Brick Work of Quality Boiler Work and Remodeling * Specialty llO'/a E. Davit St. Phone 4641 COASTER WAGON BLAN HEATH Come To Our TOYLAND! It's the moat complete toy display in BlyirievHle; LOOK AT THIS— AU Klndi DaUj ..... . 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