The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 1, 1948 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 1, 1948
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 1, 1948 7947 Weather Record Reflects Year of Many Extremes With Terrific Wind Storm May 7 Th« weather In Blylhcville and vicinity duritiR 1947 was hot, cold windy, dusty, wet, dry nncl fatal. 1947 was a year of extremes in weather. The temperature.* ranged from a low of nine degrees during (he night of Jan. 6 to n high of 105 degrees on Aug. 4 and 5 and Sept. 7—a range of nearly 100 degi-cra. Prom mid-July to MLd-Septem-» . . . ber, the Blytheviile area .sweltered through a 57-day drouth during which no raius bringing more than a trace of nioLslure fell, but thai was countered when nearly three inches ot rani fell during a 60-hour period that ended at 7 a.m. Oct. 27. Rainfall then totaled 2.86 inches. And the last, 12 hours of that period brought the heaviest rainln'l to fall here in one day—1.91 inches. The weather in this area was windy, dusty and fatal alt in a two- day period. Early on t:ie morning of May 1, winds of gale-like retoc- BLYTIIEV1LLK (AKK.)' COURIER NKWfj Many Injured in Train Wreck , - - ity swept across Southeast Missouri 1948 Employment Outlook Better Than 1947 Record i WASHINGTON, Jnn. 1. (UP) — Rober'. C. Goodwin, director o! the today thai national employment in 1948 will reach—and perhaps lop — the records set lost year. "It looks as though the record of 60.000.000 jobs set earlier tills nnd on the nation's farms. He es- Brisk winds the following itay tlmated contractors will need about filled the air with dust and threat- 2,150.000 workers at the peak of Ihc encci farm lands. home-building season next Full. A wind and electrical storm April This would be an increase of abo'it 5 damaged houses and farm build- 250.000 over the record number ef fnys and disrupted telephone and constructions woi'kors employed liust electric service in and near lilythe- September when building activity n,m,£h i? )U, <• , T' °? njlmc<1 *" cn * M°uston-lx)im<l Burlln x ton Zephyr |m.wcn R or I vain plowed t i oiiBh lt.s hll.s jnst oulsidc Coiilcarm, 'lexus. Tlie three.overturned cars cnn be srra in t ,"» ,K « "" ch wlllch "'"s under a trestle from which these cars overturned (NBA TclcphnU, ville. " bit a 25-yec.r liich. The highest and lowest temi>era- Civilian employment in 1947 ra:i iures of 1941 set records. The nine- consistently jihead of 1016. nccord- degree low marked the night • • • of the past two yearn and the 105- ...„ to tile Commerce Department. .... ,.„. ..._ ,_ „ In November, the department re- degree high was the peak temper- ported, employment, was above 58.- flture recorded here since at least !W>W>—a sain of almost three per 1944. cent over November. 1946. The of 51. Then, three weeks before the more llitin they did in 1946. But «i 01. men. tnree weexs uelore me "juit-- in»u uit;.v um in iyio. iatu unofficial beginning of Fiill. the mer- cause of soaring prices, they spent cnry shot np to 104 degrees Sop'-, more and saved less. -, 1 and 6 and to 105 degrees on Sept. 7. And four days after the current season's lowest temperature was recorded, a sample of Spring weath- ei returned as the mercury went to a high ol 72 degrees Monday and Rank no lower than 52 degrees Tuesday night. 'Hie low reading of Hie current sea ion — recorded Christmas Eve — was 31 degrees. _ ......... ________ ___ I Toft-Hartley Law ' Not So Good, Says One of Co- Authors CHICAGO. Jan. 1. (UP)— Hop. Thoma.s L. Owens. R.. III., who helped frame the 'raft-Hartley law, said today "we would be better off "without the law on the books." Owens made the statement while conducting a hearing into the printers' slrike against Chicago newspapers. He said lie was expressing his personal opinion, and that he would recommend to Congress that the law be repealed. Owens' statement was made in an exchange with Joe, chairman of the negotiating committee lor Local 16 of the International Typographical Union, IAFL). He asked Rhodcn if the union wanted the law repealed. •Yes, we would like to see it thrown in the Pacific Ocean and never seen again." Rhoden said. " <, "I agree with you." Owens said. "Is that your personal opinion, and will you recommend to Con- that the law be wiped off the books?" Rhoden asked. Owens said he would. He suggested to Rhoden. however, that the law be given a chance. He R.sked Rhoden why the union felt the law could not be tested for a period of a year. 'Retiring Kiwanis Officer i Speaks at Club Luncheon i Brief talks were made by retlr-' ing o'llcer.s ntirt other im-jnbcrs of the Kiwnnis Club at the group's weekly meeting yesterday noon In the Motel Noble. Among tin- spunk- 1 ers were the retiring president,' Jhnmie Sanders, and Gruhum Slid-i | bury, retiring lieiiteiunt-govcrnor 1 ' of Kiwnnis Division If. Kemilly-elecled officers will take office at the meeting next Wednesday noon. Tries' arc J. M Cleveland, president: O. E. Knudsen, vice president; ana Herman Carlton, -iccrctai y-treitsurer. Paul n. Foster of Hlythevlllc was a guest at yesterday's meeting. fl A t F • P R I C E SALE) Wind and Weather Lotion regular M *iie ra oune «) now only *2 tize... now $T Economy carton (six II tirt oottiei) J3 t ctrlcm. Brl wkH 01 US UK • Guards A(tair>j[ chapping • Soolhes skin toughness • Perfect «g foundation bas« • Helos orolect iVin (mm n*ad lo heeHs ORDE* NOW! Special for ltmit«d fima only' WOOD'S DRUG STORE 221 W. Main Phone 507 Form Labor Placement Responsibilities Shifted U1TLK ROCK, Alk.. .lull. I, • UP)-- Stntc Employment. Admln- islmtoi Puiifrjv Gill today said tint placement protinun In Arkansas Ins been phiccil unrter the jurisdiction of the Aikausax Employment Security Ol/icc. The iiKomy's fm - ni labor super- vl.sor. R. N. Rushing, will ndmiuls- tcr the new progrnin. IhvoiiBh the 26 loei'.l flitil 45 i-Mldtnl officer of Uie Employment Security Division in rurnl areas of tlie state. The fnnn iilnccmciU proRiaiu hart l>wn o;xM-ai<>d i>y llu- Agricultural Extension Service under nn emergency lartn labor supply, program Inlllali-d tliiriiiK tin- wiir. OIJI says Ihe program will Ue p^ndi'd to iiltl fanners, |mxliirrr.> und iinnrtlci-.s ol fnnn pioilucls in recnilllnn later lo mi'el lil(j|i |nj- Faces Cruelty Charge NASUVIU.E. Ti-nn.. Jan 1. (UP) —A man llslcd us John I). Union was fined s:>o loclay on a i-lmi-Re ol cruelty to dumb milnuils. Police eiiarned llmt Llnton lied u liorsu (o H telephone pole and left U then: for n day nnd onc-hnlf without. Riving (he anlmnl any food or water. Another Texan Crowned for Telling Tall Tales nURMNCITON, Win., Jnn. I — I')--riH' BUIllngion iJmv club, lortlilrn \i f Irulli scrum, aimounc- d llmt the blgKCst Til) of 11147 was MM by John c. HoiOcy, Snn An- lonto, Tex. Tlio (all lulc tide went, to Hop- ' ley (or Ills inble auout R fly. nn • einhl-ba!l and u poolroom \s'anei- II was I lie second stralRlil your that x resident of Sim Auloiiln °hnil been crowned world clinniplon llnr. 1'wsldenl o 0. Huleli Mlrt ihc club Insl yeai- "dlscnided tlm crys- ll bnll anil nil similar antiquated ci-lcM" nml chose ilu> winner "strictly (HUH" "Bnfh jiiilxr wa.s Riven B Mint, of I nidi spriim before he went In work." Hulrti sl ,(,|. '"n^i i,,| t , u , wllh a elenr ronsclener," Hi- Is Hie clmmplonslilp fib i>( "I wmil lo Idl yon nboiil. a pool shot 1 Kitw ,me night In Dude MrCOdk's poolroom In ml ' Okla " lloplcy related. "Me mid my friend Charley Hkorpeii were pluvliii; Uiat nlKlvl for i hi- eriamploiislilp ot llnggy creek ]>olloins, nml It was hi* shot. " us tip sUirled lo shoot for tli« elRht-liiili. a fly lit <>xadly on lop of the bull. "Clmlpy vrnid 'I'm uotus to VIII llml fly with one shot." "Time -uncl tin- lly-stood sllll while thp hoys booked bets on whe- Ihei- or not Chnilcy would nmke Rood lib boost. "Most ol HID boyj In the home Mpecli-d dun-lev to lofl Hie cue bnll so Hint it would 'twill on top of Itic fly and cxlerinliml<: It," llopley went on, "lint, when the boys Inul plnceil Ibelr gels. Cliai- !<•>• dinlked Ills cup and knocked the clfjlil bnll (rom under tho flv —so fasl that. Hie rly fell unit broke Us buck." Atom Research Activity gi,Vt«f to Chicago Unit INO'fON, Jan. .1-. (Up) _ IJfort to tpeed development OtDower for Industrial and use, tlie Atomic Bxr- V announced tod»y,)t important part bl .the Oak RJdfe, j*o the Argentic near Chicago. Any flower that turns townrd the sun Is a heliotrope. | F.sllmnlod 1046 milk production per cow was 4850 pounds. To Those Whom It Has Been Our Pleasure to Serve During 1947.. MOTOR SALES COMPANY 'It is our wish that the New Year ahead will bring good health, happiness and prosperity to Blytheviile and all of its good people. May the coming year see our town grow and prosper as we all feel and know it will. It is our resolution to continue giving you the type of service you ask for. Service that will bring you back again and again to the auto shop that practices service as its business and not as its "motto"! YOUR DeSOTO, PLYMOUTH DEALER IN BLYTHEVILLE LEMON LAYER CAKE With Fresh Lemon Icing 69c ON SALE SATURDAY ONLY/ Telephone Your Order — Dial 2073 HART'S BAKERY DAVID B. ANDERSON MASON CONTRACTOR Brick Work or Quality Holler Work nml Remodeling R Specially 110'/2 E. Davis St. Phone 4641 A NATUKAt, All) *'<» ! p|. .• Kidney, Bladder This Natural Mineral Water from Hot Springs, Arkansas, Help* tc— 1. Kliimilalc kidney function. 2. Unuthc hlmldcr Irritation. i. Neutralize uric-acidity. 1. Discharge systemic wastes. Why not sir* Mountain Valley » trlnl? It has helped m a n y thousands. Delightful to drink. CROSSTOWN WHISKEY Main and IHvlsinn Jilytheville, Alk. SHOP FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OR ANY EXCAVATION S.J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BLDG. BLYTHEVILLE ARK. FOR SALE TRACTORS and Equipment Now On Display At Our Lot JOHN DEERE FARMALL ALLIS CHALMERS FORD All Sizes and Models Wn ran furnish equipment for must of these tractors, ff we don't havr what yon want, we can set It for jou . . , THESE TRACTORS ARE PRKKP FOR QUICK SALE! See Us Before You Buy BUD WILSON AUTO SALES Corner Main & Franklin B«d Wilson - Jfsa Horntr Phone 2037

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