The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 28, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 28, 1947
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(AfcK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, I'M7 Economy For Stale Urged Educators Working To Help Industry , And Farm Interests • > STUTTGART.. . Ark.. Aug. 28. '(UP) '—president L«wis Webster , .Jones of the university of Arkansas | yesterday called for development "•of tlje state through concentration . _pn agriculture. Industry and eriu- eatigii.. i , Dr.- Jones was the principal - speaker at- visitors tfay nt t!ie lice v branch experiment station here. j He said Ihe three —.agriculture, i industry and education, must work * together. } Efforts to develop agriculture . 'without .a -sound, program of ln- . dustrializatlou will not an'i cannot bring maximum profits to the agricultural interests of tlu 1 state.; nor eaii Industry and agriculture • flourish without a sound cducajion- al pr9gram. "Great as are our material re. .sources — our timber, our ,-rln- . erals, our good land, and the many • .other'gift's of nature — they will remain undeveloped unless our pco- pie have the intellectual and technical training required to make full use of them'" the university president said. " He said the three-field program . of agriculture, industry and cdu- . cation offers a challenging opportunity to the people of Arkansas and to the University ol Arkansas. "By thinking through our problems together and then -working .together, ue can accomplish the Tasks which' confront us," Dr. Jones said. "But. if we of the University withdraw into cloistered 'hails, or you farm lenders think only of agricultural inaltcrs, or if .our industrinl leaders think only in .terms of factories and manufactured products, we shall accomplish little, confusion and uncertainty will follow." Weathermen Sweat It Out Too' ^ When people get mad nt'the weather, lliey usually-get mad at the weathermen too. They're Iliii HII.VS who write the tersely-worded, report: Continued hot uncl humid. Hul here's proof that they sujlcr with the'rest of us. "PourihR" over their jobs in the New Yorlt City Weather Bureau are observers Vincent Creasi and Uill MittelstaoX Southern Schools to Be Sent 150,000 Gallons Concentrated Orange Juice ATLANTA, pa., Aug. 28. (UI>>—+ lore tlinn 150,003 gallons of con- I entruted orange juice will be dis- libuicd to Southern School limsh- ooms in September and Ocl'.'iei- by lie U. S. 'Department of AgrJcul- ure. Hussell H.. James, area sitpervis- • for Ihe Foort Distribution Programs branch of USDA's Production nd Marketing Acini hunt ration here, said the concentrate is the Soulh'.s share of a 500,000-Ballon icing made by the department for use in -school lunches throughout .he country. It is being bought by .he department on open bid. The orange juice purchase is 11 ::art of tlie department's program to r:cep school lunches clase ft) maximum dietary standards. The total purchase of 500,030 gal- loiis will be divided Limong stales on the basis of the number of school children participating >tl school lunch programs, Jmnrs explained, and a 156,000-gallmi share will b; .distributed iu nine Southern states. Tentative quotas of the concentrated juice lor states in this area were listed by James as follows: Alabama, 21,000 finllons; Koridn, O.CCO gallons; Georgia. 21.000 gallons; Kentucky, IS.OCl) gallons: Mississippi. 18.0SO gallons; North Carolina, 27.000 gallons;: South Carolina, 15.030 gallons; Tennessee. 18.000-gallons, and Virginia 12.COJ pnllons. , Reform School Inmate Named In Poison Plot Housing Records Found in Muddle Blame is Placed On Doorstep of Incompetent Officials WASIIIN'GTOJ, Aug. 28. (UP) — The Senate Expenditures Committee Is considering ah investigation this Fall into what it terms the Federal Public Housing Authority's "balance sheet totally without integrity." , Tlie investigation would go deeper into Fi'-HA operations whirli have been denounced In a special report by Committee Chairman, George D. Aiken, R., Vt. Committee sources said hearings may bcxm within the next few months. Aiken already has demanded that "proper (lisoiplfniii'y measures" '>? taken against responsible official;;. FPHA recently was absorbed as :i portion of the Public Housing Administration, mid a housing .spokesman made clear that Alton's burbs covered only the 1045-19|ij perioil. In addition It was maintained that: 1. Many ol the alleged accoimfiu;; Fhort-coming.s occurred when FPHA was called upon to absorb functions of a handful of other hoiis- g agencies, idl with differing :ic- wnlliig systems. 2. "Substantial progress" hud ien made In clearing the 19-15-rj'l ! > lias Most Louisiana, with !14 drilled bclo'.v 12.000 feet in depth, has the most deep oil wells in t!io United States. California ranks .second with Ifo such wells, nud Texas third with 'il. LANSING. 'Mich.. Aug. 28. (UP) — A 17-year-old inmate accused ' of plotting to poison a guard at the Slate Hoys' Vocational School here w;is named yesterday in :i warrant charging intent .to commit, mtlrder. State Holice said another youth, who will be 15 years old tomorrow, would be charged Inter with tlie SKinc offense. Klvernon Chambers, a Negro, was described in the warrant as leader of a ring of eight inmates who conspired to poison guard Stephen Hamilton, 25, as part of. ail elaborate escape plot. The plan backfired, however, when Ihe boys gave Hamilton a harmless pink powder for what they believed to be roa:h poison. * The eight boys, police said, lived together in~a :oltase supervised by Humilton. A night, watchman, Donald Parker, found a set, of crude mslrumeuls hidden under beds in the cottage which the boys planned to use in their escape. Authorities said the sjx, other 1 boys involved in the alleged plot • will be subject only to disciplinary 1 action withitl the school walls be- 1 cause they are too yoimg lo face ! criminal charges. ., The Vocational School houses about 4CO boy delinquents .and incorrigibles. r , -i The blow-fly requires less.than u day to ilcvclop within tlie egg. Aluminum or.ce WHS valued at $9T a pound. No tire—not even o new one—is blowout-proof. Protect your family, yourself, your car against blowout dangers. LifoGuoro safety costs little and life is precious. GOODJFYEAR MAKES A BLOWOUT HARMLESS WITH LIFEGUARD SAFETY TUBES Tk» ItfcGuord has , tw> ah dipniiu. tf A* flrt Ubwi, only •MV vUTCT CnQHIvCf fivti way. Air in tkt inn«r dramber ( • soft, gradual slop. Or Straight Ahead Wirh Abtolul* Sa(»ty? GOODYEAR STORE,?*f an ^ TlOiS ^ 410 W. Main Phone 2492 Assessments increased CAMDEN, 'Ark., Aug. 2V (UP) — Ounclilta County faces a tox assess- iiH'nl this year which will b« higher, than nt any .time since the days of the Ouachita pil boom.,. County Assessor Ellrod Anders predicted yesterday that tlie action of the cquullzatloi) board in raising as. .scssments oh real and personal property some $2,?00,OfiO aould put UTC county over the $15,000,003 mark. Rankin to Enter Senatorial Race Representative Says He Will Be Candidate To Succeed Sen. Bilbo TUPELO, Miss., Aug. 28. (UP) — Uep. John H. nankin, D., Miss., a veteran lawmaker, announced his j candidacy today for the-. United States Senate to succeed the late | Theodore G. Hilbo. who died last I week of cancer and complications. I Rankin promised if elected to-the- higher scat he would "fight against ' those vicious influence/; that not only threaten the safety of the South but threaten tlie very life of the nation." Political circles recalled that Rankin had for some time tied his star lo Bilbo's orbit and remarked on the Investigation of alleged Irregularities in his election, particularly the charge that he Intimidated N'egro voters by Inflammatory remark's. Haiikin is (55. He has served hi the House of Representatives since 1920. Prior to Hankln's announcement two other candidates — Circuit Judge John Stehnis and State Supreme Court Clerk Tom Q. Ellis—had entered the November 4 race. Hankin, a tireless aovocate of white supremacy like Bilbo, opposed the old Fair Employment Practices Committee In 1945. His most notable law-making achievement was the co-authoring, with the late Sen. George W.-Morris, of Hie bill to create the Tennessee Valley Authority, nankin's slogan was "1'jii's elec- Irlfy every larm home in America at rates the people can afford to pay." He successfully led the House fight to include the permission for TVA to build transmission lines and sell power in competition with pri-, vate companies. Rnnkln was the author of the bill to raise base pay of men in the armed forces from the old $21 to $50, a month scale. Eddie Solibo Maintenance Engineer Roof Coating, Industrial and Household Paints Call'for free Koof Inspection . . . Lei me solve your paint problems, Factor; Distributor for Colonial Refining and Chemical Co. 124 K. Kentucky Ave. Blytheville, Phone 253« yen is before an r:iidit could be ccoimling logjam, and bookkeep- parallels between his policies in the g pjiioJiccs since 1046 have IXH-!) ] House with those or Bilbo in the i nil "efficient and intelligent" I Seniite. asls. , . , | nilbo was prevented from taking Alton's report was presented t:> ills seat last Winter pending ti full 10 Senate during Hie closing day:; the last .session but got little al- ention then. .It was based on ii irvey prepared by Price. \Vate.'- onsc and Co., New York publi'.- ccoimtins; fifin, for the Gcnc' aid that FPHA's poor accountim; Vccounting Office.. The Vermont Republican'^ r(:port ystem WL\S atributable directly «> poor executives." He said that 'rice, Wuterhonse \vas unable '.;» unke aji audit/ ol tlie agency be- aUsc the records were in such b:ul hape. , "Tlie men responsible for this .eplorable situation must be called account for their stewardship . the committee intends to ex- »rt all its powers to see that prop- r disciplinary measures arc taKen (jainst those who were rc.sponsi- .le and who are still on-the federal payroll and il intends to expose j hose who have icfit federal em- iloymeiit;" Aiken's report said. ' PPIfA Invested obout ?2,OOO.OafJ.- j )CO of public money in low renuil , lousing and other projects, and yeo j ailed to keep "even elementary in- 'entory records." 'Conditions wen 1 ound -so bad. according to Aiken'.s cominiltce, that it would be two ELBERTA PEACHES $2.50 and $3.00 Per Bushel We Sell: • By the Pound • By the Bushel '41 Truck load BLYTHEVILLE CURB MARKET 130 E. Main. Phone 973 "A" Grade CHUCK ROAST Ib. 51* Wilson's Corn King BACON Sliced Ib. 74* None Better Fresh Ground BEEF Ib. 39* EVERY SACK GUARANTEED. 25 LKg. WHITE DOUGH FLOUR 1 48 LI*. CAN PURE LARD 9 NO. <2 GALVANIZED WASH TUBS T JUICY FRESH LEMONS „ LARGE SIZE LETTUCE Ead , JUMKO. STALKS CELERY I!M , 45 19' CITY SUPER MARKET 109 Eost Main Street Phone 2668 LITTLE SUPER MARKET Air Base Open 'til 7:30 Tues. and Thurs. BROWN $10.95 'N BROWN $7.95 /N BROWN /N BROWN $10.50 FAMILY SHOE STORE 312 W«* Main Street Phone 2342

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