The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 1, 1948 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 1, 1948
Page 7
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 1, IMS BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS 1947 Weather Record Reflects Year of Many Extremes With Terrific Wind Storm May 1 The weather In Blyiheville and vicinity during 1947 was liol. cold. windy, dusty, wet, dry and fatal. i 1941 was a year of extremes in weather. The temperatures rniiRed from n low of nine degrees during the night of Jan. 6 to a high ol 105 degrees on Aug. 4 and 5 and Sept. 7—a range of nearly 100 degrees. Prom mid-July to Mid-Septem-^ , . bor, the Blylhevllle area sweltered through a 51-day drouth during IQAX Fmnlnvmont- which no rains bringing more than " *^ w fclll|MWjrmeni a trace of moisture fell, but tbat rtii*l*»*»l» DM*.*.*... was countered when nearly three V/UllOOIv DC IICI inches of ram fell during a 60-hour ^pi 1AJIT n J period that ended at. 7 a.m. Oct. 21. f I MOII IT*!/ KCCOfU Rainfall then totaled 2.86 inches, j WASHINGTON. Jan. 1. (UP) the last 12 hours of that per- Rober . c Goodwin> dl ,. ectol . ot thn Many Injured in Train Wreck PACK CIV* riay period. Early on t:je morning ol May I, winds of gale-like -veloc- "It looks us though the record ity swept acrass Southeast MLuourl of ^.BOO.WX) Jobs set earlier (his and Northeast Arkansas, smashin< Jp :\'' Wl " .^ "heated In 1948," h- houses and buildimjs ami sal<1 ' aild ll ma >' evc " ^ Passed.' bringing death to Dave Korsythi 65, of near Tyler, Mo. More Ihan a dozen persons were injured dining the storm. Brisk winds the following day Goodwin said the greatest demand for labor this year will be in ihe building and machine trades and on the nation's farms. He estimated contractors will need about Another Texan Crowned for Telling Tall Tales niJHUNGTON, Wis.. Jnn. I — (Urn—The Uurllngtoii Liars' club fortified by (riilh serum, announced Ihnt the blKResi flh of I!J4V was told by John c. Hopley. San An- lonlti. Tex. All'n Not Hniehw IB O*orfl» i n f .Uon rmn n ^»k rv-Hi.-pic* in «'CTJI*J» i n?.MOn f^rrn***.' ( ' ' * ATLANTA, Qa. (Ul'l-U. S. DC- in O«or x l» averMV^w'n. 11 * 1 pailmenl of Agriculture figures morc thi" 'on, ih?, V,?*" 8 show in .a Georgia farmers have farm Income VrMnii "' Hie fourth lowest per caplln In-1 _J"«JH.f capita, conw ol nny Imni group In the I Read ConrierNlir^" nt Adfc Tlie tall tale (lilt- went to Hop- • ley for 1 his (able about a fly. an • elt;lvt-l>all ,,| U | n poolroom waiter. , was Ihe second stratfiht ycnr • filled the air with dust and llircat- 2.150.COO workers at the peak of the ened farm lands. home-building season next Fall. A wind and electrical storm April This would be an increase of about 5 damaged houses anil farm build- 250,000 over the record number of Ings and disrupted telephone and constructions workers employed last electric service in and near Blythe- September when building activity ville. hit a 25-yep.r high. The highest and lowest tempera- Civilian employment In 1947 ran iui'BS of 1941 set records. The nine- conslslently ahead of 1946. accord- degree low marked the coldest night ing to the Commerce Department, of the past two years and the 105- In November, the department re- degree high was the peak temper- roiled, employment was above 58,- ature recorded here since at least 500,000—a gain of almost three per 1944. cent over November, 1946. The Apparently lacking co-ordiiiaiion *»s particularly notable in man- at times, the weatherman sprung a ufacluring. construction and trade. - In if year-end review, the Commerce Department also reported, that Americans earned II per cent niuve than they did in 194G. But be- One pel son was killed and 60 Injured when * Houston-bound DmlliiKton Zepliji pnsseiiRci lialn nlim.H Ihrough its V,lls J lls( outside Corbicana. 'lexas. The Ihreo ov.rlim.crt cars can l,c seen in ,1 s h !Uw cliU-h which runs under a trestle from which curs overturned. (NBA Telcpliolo). Pall-like day July 22. when the mercury went no higher than 79 degree.", and then dropped to a low of 51. Tht-n. three weeks before the otficial beginning of Fall, the mer- cause of soaring prices, they spent. ciuy shot up to 104 degrees Sept. more and saved less. 1 and 6 and to 105 degrees on Sept. Retiring Kiwanis Officer Speaks at Club Luncheon Brier talks were made by retiring ollkei-s nml other members of the Kiwanis Club at the group's weekly meeting yesterday noon in the Hotel Noble. Among the speakers were the retiring president, Jimiule Sunders, and Graham Sudbury. retiring lieutenant-governor of Kiwanis Division 10. Kecentl.v-eleclcd officers will take office at the meeting next Wednesday noon. They are J. M. Cleveland, president; o. E. Kmidscn, vice president; and Hcrmon Carllon, secretary- treasure]'. Paul I) Poster of Blythmlle was a guest at yesterday's" meeting. 7. And four days after the cvinent Rea.son's lowest temperature was recorded, a sample of Spring weatli- e. returned as the mercury went to a high ol 72 degrees Monday and sank no tower than 52 degrees Tuesday night. 'Hie low reading of Hie current season — recorded Christinas Eve—wa* 21 degrees. Toft-Hartley Law ! Not So Good, Says One of Co-Authors CHICAGO. Jan. 1. (UP)—Rep. Thomas L. Owens, H-. III., who helped frame the Tan-Hartley law, said today "we would be better off without the law on the books." Owens made the statement v-'hile conducting a hearing into the printers' strike acainst Chicago newspapers. He said he wa.s expressing his personal opinion, and that he wouid recommend to Congress that the law be repealed. Owens' statement was made in an exchange with Joe Rhodcn. chairman of the negotiating committee for Local 16 of the International Typographical Union, (AFL). He asked Rhoden if the union warned the law repealed. '•Yes. we would like to see it thrown in the Pacific Ocean and never seen again." Rhodcn said. "I agree with you," Owens said. "Is that your personal opinion, and wili yon recommend to Congress thai the law be wiped off the books?" Rhode" asked. Owens said he would. He suggested to Rhoden. however, thai, the law be given a chance. He a.sked Rhoden why the union felt Ihe law could not. be tested for a period of a year. HAIF-FIIICE SALE! Wind andWeather Lotion regular >1 ilze r» O un<f>) now only jTArf ms $2 size. . . now $1 | Economy carlon isi* $1 sin ot1l«f ) J3 « c*r1on. »H prices Soothe* ihin roughre j oroteci thin fro« ORDER NOW* Special for limit** Hnt. only? \ WOOD'S DRUG STORE 221 W. Main Phon«507i Farm Labor Placement Responsibilities Shifted i 1 U'lTLK ROCK. Ark.. Jnn, 1. i UP)—Slate Employment Ailniin- istrnlm Pnrilov Gill toclny said Ihn IJlnccmci'.t iiroKi-niii In Arknnsa.s liiis ! been placed inirtrr thi 1 Jurisdiction of the Aikiuisns Einpltiynicnt Se- j cnrity Oliice. 1 Tiic agency's fitnn latxir -su]>rr- visor. H. N. Ruslilns. will ndininls- tcr Itio new proRrain, Ilirougli the , 26 lociil nnd 45 resilient ollicp.i of i I lie Employment Security Division [ in mini areas of tiie slate. j The fnrm placement prngrojn hnd I Ijnen oixrntcd by the Atfrlcultural Extension Service under an emergency farm Inbor supply, program Oijl says (he ino«rinn will lie ex- p::niled lo nlil (aimers, prodneeu uncl ucmUU-rs ot livvni pintlin-vs in lecrnillnR Inuor to mecl hlRli production Koal.s o[ 104^. Faces Cruelty Charge NASHVILLE. Teiln., Jnn. I. I UP) —A man HMc'rt as Jolin 1). I.inlon was fined $50 today on n cliniRe ul cruelty to dumb nnlmiils. Police chaiRid dmt Llnton tied n liorai! lo a telephone pole and left It then: for n day and one-half without Hiving the animal nny (ood or water. thai K resident of Sun Antonio been crowned world chnmplon liar President O C. lluleU mild Ihe club, year "dlsearclert Uie crystal ball end nil slmlhn aiilliiiinU'd tevlees" unil eliose I lie winner ".sdletly from srlunciv" "Kaeh JurtRf «-ns Klven n jiluil Imlli seiiini before h? went lo work," llnlou s nid. '-nmt left us wllh a elenr eonselenrr." Me Is the chninptonshlp fib of "I want lo tell you uliovil a pool shot 1 saw one nlRlil In Dude McConk's poolroom in Knl' Okln.." Ilopley relnled. "Me nnd 'my friend Charley skorpen were plnyln^ Hint iiiKhi for Hie clinmpUni'ihivi of HORRV Creek bottoms, nnd 11 was Ills .shot. ".lust as he started to shoot for the elKii!-l>:ill. a lly lit exacliy (in top ol the Imll. "dun ley :;a!<l Tin going to kill thai fly with out shot." "'nine- and (lie lly-Mood .still vvhllf the hoys Inxikeil hels on whr- tlier or. not churley would niiike KIVHI hl.s hcinst. "Mnsl of Hie hoys In the house expected Charley lo lotl the cue b.ill so Dial It would 'Ifihl on lop of the fly niul exteinilnale II." Ilopley went on. "HIM. when the boys luid plneed their nets, Charley c.tmlkcd his ene antl knocked Ihe elRltl bnlt from under Ihe tlv —so fast tliat the riy fell nnd broke Us buck." Any (lower that turns toward Ihc sun is a heliotrope. I P.slinialed 1548 tnilk proclucllon ' IXT cow was 4J150 |K>uiids. THAN To Those Whom If 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 Blytheville 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 thop that practices service as its business and not at itt "motto"! YOUR DeSOTO, PLYMOUTH DEALER IN BLYTHEVILLE BAKERY SPECIAL LEMON LAYER CAKE With Fresh Lemon Icing 69c ON SALE SATURDAY ONLY/ Telephone Your Order — Dial 2073 HART'S BAKERY DAVID 6. ANDERSON MASON CONTRACTOR Brick Work of Quality Duller Work nml Rf modeling a Specially E. Dovii Sr. Phone 4641 A NATURAL All) FOR n L .• Kidney, Bladder Thl.s N'iihmil Mine-nit Wafer from Hut Springs, Arkansas, ]IHp» to — I. Stimulate kidney function. 3. Southc bladder Inflation. ). Neutralize uric-acidity. 1. UiscliiiiBe systemic wiislca. Why not R I y • Mountain Valley • trlnl? It has helped m any thousands. Dcllulitful to drink. CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Main and Division Hlythevillo, Ark. FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OR ANY EXCAVATION S.J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BLDG. BLYTHEVILLE ARK. • P/ione, 3646awt2525 FOR SALE TRACTORS and Equipment Now On Display At Our Lot JOHN DEERE FARMALL ALL1S CHALMERS FORD All Sizes and Models We can furnish equipment for most of Ihese Iraclon. If •«' don'l have what you want, we can pel it for jon . . . THKSK TRACTORS ARE PRtCF.n FOR QUICK SALE! See Us Before You Buy BUD WILSON AUTO SALES Corner Main & Franklin Bud Wilson - Jess Homer Phone 2037

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