The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 31, 1947 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 31, 1947
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 81, 194T BLYTHEVIUJE (ARK.V COUNTER Truck Growers' Income Slumps Prices Arc Lower And Drouth Limits Yield* in Arkansas LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Dec. 31 (UP) j^-Lower prices Tor fresh market fp.ips and production cutbacks In processing crops drastically reduced the value of commercial truck crops grown In Arkansas In 1947. The Crop Reporting Service "said that truck crops durlUK the year were valued at $4,153,000 sllglitlj more than half the $7,981,000 estimated total last year. The service said that while production of snap beans for fresh market was 30 per cent above 1946 the price was "very unsatisfactory.' The low«r price, coupled with crop reduction caused by drouth, re. turned growers only about one. fourth of what they received foi the 1946 crop. Dry weather reduced the ylelt of cantaloupes about 14 per cen while the price was 15 cents a crat lower than 1946. While production of encumbers was approximately the same, the total value was down 26 per cent. The price of potatoes remained 20 cents a bushel higher, but the acreage waa one-third less than last year. Production of Spring spinleh for fresh markets was 50 per cent greater and the Fall crop 67 per cent greater. Processing crops, however, were 45 per cent under 1846 levels and were valued at 59 per cent less than last year. Production of strawberries \vas up 28 per cent, and the total value of the crop was $4,376,000—the highest on record. " The production of tomatoes for fresh market was 18 per cent lower The processing crop was severely •/naged by drouth and less thnn waif of the 1948 crop. Its value was nearly two-thirds less than last year. Diesel Engines Modernize Russia's Railroads A Diesel-pow itation. The ale Monday night in Hospital. She was 40. - ; , , , • ^* ' • ....... —-r vercd passenger train, operating In the Caucasus region of Russia, slops at the Ycvlnkh train runs between Baku and Tillis, in Hie Soviet's oil center. It is designed to [unction over the rough, mountainous terrain. Read Courier New* Want Ads. Memphis Soemmcring discovered Ihc yellow spot o[ Ihc retina of the human eye, the srrn nf sliiupeM vision In I81G. Filth stale In (tie Union is Arizona, with a lotal land area ol approximately 114.000 square mites. NIN1 Lost 'Old-Time Tram Robber' Surrenders as Parole Violator Arkansas Extradition Law Test Case Appealed LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 31 (UP) — The constitutionality of Arkansas' uniform extradition law today was headed Tor a review by the state Supreme Court. Pulaskl Circuit ' Court has held the measure to be unconstitutional. ' An appeal wag filed in the high court on bchaK of the state by Assistant Attorney General Arnold Adams, who pointed out that another legal point is involved. That is, whether or not a man can waive his constitutional rights by sign- Ing his name. The law In question allows the Kovernor to arbitrarily return a pa- lolee to another state if he violates his parole. Under the ]aw Arkansas cooperates with some 40 other states, in reciprocal agreements. Pulaski Circuit Judge Oils Pulk, ^In finding the law unconstitutional, P-leclared tha Uhe law provides. In effect, that officers from other states way take i parolee from Arkansas without due process of law. Fulk's ruling was handed down • fter Missouri sought to return By:;. : ron Apple to. that state for vlo- . Uting hi« parole. In the parole application" which Apple signed, was „•;;.» clause: in which he agreed to re•-..turn to Missouri pencefully should • he violate his parole. Youth Dies ri MEMPHIS, Tenn.. Dec. HI (UP) —Little; Gene Manker, the seven,.'.year-o!d who wanted to meet the ..-•"real Santa Claus," died yesterday I ./*' an '"curable cancer. •' \'i:' Gene hart been operated on Aug. i .-,7 and was taken to New York's Memorial Cancer Hospital last month ,.\by plane to see If there was any ;hope of cure from specialists. Doc; tors there could offer no hope and /•gave the boy "six months to a vcar ^to live." :•,--'.- B«fore his' trip to the hi* city, Gene siild he planned to see trie ,.;Kew York (Empire State) Building »nd "maybe • meet the real Santa • Clam." But he was too ill to do I .-much sightseeing and returned here i jt f.». HO,, S ] aler health Officer Commend UTTLE ROCK. Dec 31 (UPI- Dr. William p. Scarlett, who has not been formally reappolnted Little Rock city health officer, ycstcrdav rc "' ved * vote "f conndcncc Tro.n » City Health Department Invest!- Wn"scll COmmlUCC nn<l M " yor Sam Mayor Wnwcll said he will tied. nilcly reappoinl Scarlett, in compliance with one of the principal rec- ni > meT datiC " S made by the conv The Investicators, headed bv Alderman Arthur M. corlcy, said all employe! questioned praised Scarlett as a city health officer and as » professional man. Victim of Burns Dies MEMPHIS. TENN.. Dec. 31 (UPI- Burns received when an oil heater exploded In her trailer home Friday proved fatal to Mrs, J p Parrish of Hughes, Ark. She died Beware Coughs *, fnm COMMI cdfe That Hang On flamed bronchial muc'ou* mem- *"!£?.??• T ?'I your dni «tot to sell you » bottle of Creomulslon with the in. ef^^nSffnS^ "£* the »* y " CREOMULSION KNOXV1U.K. Tenn.. Dec. 31 I III') | —A white - linked, leiillirry -Inccd old nmn who dcM-ribeil himself as "the lust of the old-time Irnln robbers" wa.s held by police here loduv while liiey cheeked to si'e If he Is wunteil by Culirinmii uulliorltU'S. Tlic hiiidy old mun, no-odd yenr.s old, .strolled into polli-e lii'iui('|U!ir- IPIS llerc yc'.slerdny. Idi'llHfted liiin- .velf as ,!niiii>.s Hurke aim snld lie wanted In K lvi> lilinsell lip as n jiiirnle violiiinv from Han Oueiuin Culir. '•I'm (lie lust of the old-time train robbers," he .suld. Ililrko 1o!d police a lulp o[ <lnrliiR exploits at I lie nil n ol (lie century, Ini'ludliiK nn iitleinplecl dlnmmid robbery of a sjieelnl train In inoa. Thiit nne not him n life pilsc.ii .•ynlt'lHT, he suiti, (In San Qimmn. Wurden Clinton Duffy said lliiit u James lliirkc 1 , lin- prisonecl for mlihery in 11)03. wns wnnlI'd tor pinole vlnlnlion In Ifll.'i.l 'I'he old Westerner, who suld lie was also known as ,iu s ]j. As . | 0 |,| Illnv lie left prison :n 1012 und llus wanderod over llu 1 c,-niulrv .sf-lllut; medicine ever .since. He Mild he wiis uivinc himsell u|> In hope of eteinrni-> [nun Culitm niii auUunitics t.n lie cnuld net SIMIII" ! "tlecenl work." llurko looked husky niul in pond ! lieiillli despite his aclvnncrrl yeiir.^. His most, fiiinniis esploll, he elalin- ori, iviis tin. 190-2 train rnbbrry. He salit » Rvpsy foiliiur teller told him then' would be a [ovliuic In dln- mnnds fioin n Nkuin In India on bread (lie spcrlal Irani from Ixxs ;\nneles lu Hun I'mnci.s™. "A pal iu\il | stark lier up Ju:;l n.i .she pulled out of I,, A.." lluike reeullnl. "\\'e [omul the spcclnl ear vvllh 3« niiesl.s of Hie rich ,:uy in I'Vlsen who win (o K e,t IIIH illu- ninniis." "We lined Vm up HIM took wv- enil llioiiMuid dollars o(f Minn." h« Mild, "but bo never did find Hie dlinnnmls." 1'Mr that robbery lio was M'ntenccrt to life linini-soninent, be suld. Ami he lold hciw wlille In prlsrai he nn.'e killed n mini who muilo nn Improper udvaiu'c to him, "I'm nisei Hie oldest living elll- of TombslDiie. Ariz.," liurki- Uild inilice. us he rilllUniiiM on w i||i more i.iles n[ tlml liuiinu* (ronllec lown known for I lie Itchy trlgm-r- fiiisers nf Us re.sldent.s. Aulluirllles hero wntlod for fur- Iher delnlls from their ehivk wlili Cnlifiirniii imllrr, Wnldi'li l)u((y said I he lliirke wnnled ul fin n Qiirniin wns liiip! i.Mini'tt In 1110:1, pmoled In Iflllt, (lerliiri'tl n (lanilc vliihilor Ilio lollnwniK yenr und re-Jnlled In tn:m. may happiness and prosperity be yours in the new year Jiisf as (he success of an orchestra depends mainly rvn the nth degree of rnoperaflnn bcl\vpen cnntlticlnr and musicKtns ... so does the success of a comniimily rest chiefly in each imm harmoni/.inj,' himself with his neighbors . . . And so it follows that (he success of universal poacc lies in the resolve of each num ,. . this N'c«- Year . . . lit dedicate himself to the establishment of world coopeialion. 'As (he hands on the clock meet each oilier this New Year's Eve we extend lo you our heartfelt good wishes for a very Happy New- Year. Along with our felicitations, we want to thflnlt you sincerely for your past patronage. We look forward eagerly (o again have the pleasure of serving you throughout 19-18. Basketball Uniforms Wo have them in stock at competitive price* There's no hiiskvllinll made —hotlor (linn I'la (inlilsinilli! /L HARDWARE CO. Inc ._. MOM* er r»*oo» m*A*o* Concrete file $«w«r Til* CulvtrtTiU », »*, ••4 M 14, M A. H. Will •*7. «1 •(. Mate Lto. TU WATKINS PRODUCT* Now Av.iUbU A CompItU LIB* F«mou« Sliw« Mrs. B. JiMtw, Mil A*h St. PhoM JtlC City -Service- Dial 2407 r« Expert R*».b. n« Rut Mil* M. Ftlix A. Carney RADIO REPAIR 1 AND 1 DAY SRUVICE ON ANY MAKE OH MODKI.. RELIABLE WOIIKMANSIIIP. PHONE 2642 We cntl for and Deliver FRED CALLIHAN Klcclrlcnl Appliance Co. Aiithnrl/cil Motorola RtdU Sales and HerTle* ion Suuth first St. Start the Year Right . . . Open a Savings Account Here TOMORROW THE FIRST NATIONAL. BANK IN BLYTHE VILLE The Only National Bank In Mississippi County Step on lit Hriiiff down- Irmldi'n heels, worn soles (» us. Swift, expert service H-flLTCRS QUHLITY SHO€ SHOP lil W. M « 1 N ST. FOR ELECTRIC WORK *Call 2397* -F0»- • Bob Powell • T. W. 'Hop' Nell W« gpectalfxc | n wiring, farm wiring, aw tor repair and appliance in.slallntion. BOB'S Electric 500 N. Fifth S«. Hiylhevillt. Ark. FOR SALE Cone rat* Building Blocks Aquella Wafer Proofing Faint 12-48 inch CONCRETE CULVERTS plain or reinforced Osceola Tile and CULVERT CO. W« Deliver Phon* 611 Free Delivery Call PICKARD'S GROCERY Phone 2013 1011 Chiokasawba MALONE Plaster and Stucco Phone 2029 Is This the Day After Wash Day! r>M .von r:i!rh x mid iMiijIni «nt thut wtt wm>hT DMI y*tr hark arhc from Ironing? Save vnnr»Hf ho«n tt 4iM«n(«rt ul4 doctor bills. SrnH .vnur lanndrj to nir. Flnert MIyk<—yr«M^ deliveries—easy on th« bndRet. Call Us For Both Laundry and Dry CUaninf NU-WA LAUNDRY CLEANERS Phont 4474-4475 Still & Young Motor Co. Lincoln-Mercury Phone 3479 BlytheTilfe Ark. 119 Wtlnt

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