The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 5, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 5, 1947
Page 8
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PAGE EIGHT HLYTHKVILLB (AUK.) G'OUKIKK NEWS FRIDAY, SKI'TKMBKK 5^ 11)47 Caruthersville faxes Lowered ,: Council Acts After 1 State Increases All Assessments - CARUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. Sept. 5. — The tax rate of tile city of Child's Death Accidental Jurors Report WAUKEOiA'N, 111., Sept. 5. (UFt A coroner's jury ruled yesterday that the slaying of eieln-ycer-old Hetty Taylor was accidental. The jury's action was a mere formality. Earlier* it was announced that no disciplinary actiun was con- Caruljhersvillc was lowered this lemplatcd against the slayer, her week by the city council form SI 30 | four-year-old brother, ISilly. per $100 valuation lo S1.25. Tins'. Billy aimed it shotgun lit Betty five cents reduction was inadc| u iul fnially wounded her. .She died since the stale recently made n 15 several limns Later tiler ini ciiier- per cent blanket increase of val- BC ucy operation failed lo save her. <Mtlons., I Mrs. Viola Taylor. 24, mother of • With' the reduction, and under ( ], c children, said the girl will be the state blanket Increase, lax-j buried at Wauchula. Flu.. 70 miles southeast of Tampa, Sunday. "She will be buried in her new KCliuol clothes." Mrs. Taylor .said "She never gol a (han"e to \ve.u those clothes. Sne woultl lia\'e today. She wn.s goin,'! to start in thu payers of this city will now pay equivalent to $1.46 per $100 valuation. The council also voted to give Dennis Cain, manager of the Municipal Airpark, authority to contracts and other papers In order Co .speed up the work on the project. The approval of the Park Commission and the City Council Is still needed before the papers can be signed, however. Alderman Gordon Wright SIIB- gcstcd sonic action be taken to clear the waterfront along the Mississippi River at the foot of Ward Avenue of all small craft. so that large tow lines could land here. He stated that all big lines had instructed their tows to keep clear of any landing here, since in the process some of the small pleasure and commercial fishing craft might be damaged, thereby making the tow bout lines liable for damage suits. Reports of various departments for August were submitted, as follows: City Collector showed net collections of $1,131.87; Waterworks department reported collections of $3,513.00; Police Judge reported 94 cases with fines and costs totaling $1.307; Chief of Police reported collections of $1.032.00 in fines, and board bill of $200.60; Fire Chief reported seven alarms for August, with cost of $199; the Street, Commissioner reported cast -[or his department of the month of $1.278.46, including hauling of 304 loads of refuse and trnsh. DennU Cain, iy|. R. Rowln'.id. and John Sawyer, Jr., were re-appcinted to the Park Commission, and George K. Reeves wns named to this commission, replacing Rn;' \v. Jlarper, resigned, since he lias gone to St. Louis where he is now a federal judge. second jjrudc at Central School." Billy's grandmother, JcHlio Dykes, told the jury the boy snid he shut Hetty alter .*h<? hil him. Acicordm;; to Mrs. Dykes. JJilly saitl thi-y ha-.l quarreled over who was to held their younger sister, Patricia, IB months. Gasoline Production Soars NEW YORK, Se):t. 5. iUl'> — Ga.sollne prediction reached a new all-time high during Ihc week ended Ani;. 30. the American I'ctto- liMiin Institute dis:lcscd Ltxliiy. The oil industry produced 10,753,033 barrels of gasoline, compared witli the previous week's reuml of 1C.539.0C3 barrels. Jnschctiulcd Performance c nzz/cs Theater Owner CAIlUTMKRSVll.LE, Mo.. Sept. 5. — Puling W:ilt Disney! Old Man Possum staged a "swan song" on the .stuue of the llodgcrs Theater! here, without hciioill o! profit, and 1 with considerable puzzlement to! theater manager Jim Ferrell. I Watching the show from a back row of the theater to sec that, every tiling was (5011115 all right, I Manager Ferrell noted what he thought was a clog wander out on the stage. He went back stage, not interrupting the shoeing of the picture, to chase out the doc. But he fcmiul not a dog. hut what he tlmuftht was a large rat lying peacefully In the center of Die sloge, hot ween tile picture curtain and footledge. He tried to "shoo" the rat away, but It kept right on snoo/.lng. Malinger l^nell told some of the theater employees, and they walled until afler the filial show was over, then went to take n look. The t>i« rat was IdcntUled as a grown possum—dead. Apparently it had eaten rat poison, anil wandered to the air- conditioned stage to make Its "final bow." Just where the possum came from, where it got the ]Xilsonoi: ball, and why It^cliosc the .sluyt- to put on its "grand finale" are pti^xllng to Manager l-'crrcll. ius ucll as others. Pe mi scot Woman. Named Picking, Ginning Season To State Extension Group CARUTHERSVILLK, Mo, Sept. 5. — Mrs. O. R; Henderson, county extension club worker of the con- Begins in S.f. Missouri CAKUTHKHSVILLK, 'Mo. Sept. 5. — The 1947 cotton picking and — Binning season got. underway here cord community In the north paitithk week, with several bales rc- of Pemtscot County, was elected to ported ginned to date. The first represent Southeast Missouri DIs- j bale was ginned week by the U let Councils on the Missouri Home Economics Extension Council, it was announced yesterday by Miss Jvira Sellers, Pemlscot County ionic Demonstration Agent. Mrs. HciKicrson was elected at ic state-wide meeting Council Presidents held a noo-pound loud. The Coppaije and Ixing Gin stated yesterday that they v,'ould have about 12 bales ginned by the close of bii^ The first, bale ginnrd Ijy tliL-i gin sold for 34 ccn'/i Per pound. N'orici; Read Courier News Wt,nt Ads, Globe-Girdlers Oft Again PARIS. Sept. 5. (Ui'l — Clifton Kvans and George Truman, Atnc rican airmen on a flight nrnuiu the world, left today in their Pipe Cub Supcrcruificrs for Mar.seillp They arrived at Orly Field Wed nrsdav from the Hague. Read Courier News Want Ads. Arkansas Gets Largest. Civil Works Appropriation L1TTLT ROCK, 5. IUP)-- Arkansas tops all Mississippi Valley states in the federal Clvi! Works appropriation, the Arkansas Resources and Development Commission announced today. In Its weekly news letter, the commission said that Arkansas pro"- jecls listed under flood control totaled $16.P33,5CO. Oklahoma ranked second with $13,150,003; Tennessee third with S7.J52.CD;; Missouri fourth with S2COD.CCD; and Louisiana fifth . with SI.SOO.COD. Kohn IJros. gin at Ilayli, 330 pounds of lint out of ICtiO- pound load, and another bale was reported this week by the Coppage and Ijong gin at liraggadoclo, ginning out 445 (XHinds of lint Irom of County | In Col mil- ty was unable to attend. la. Mo,, recently. he represented the Southeast) Mrs. Henderson is president ... ( - -.- _. .._ . lissourl District at the state the County Ilomemnkcrs' i cor.vicled of u felony or other crime I Notice Is hereby ^Iven that the undersigned will \viihiti the time li.xsd by law apply to the Commissioner of Revenues of tiie Slate of for a permit to sell beer at retail at 108 Main Ht.. Bly- thevillf!, Arkansas, Mississippi County. The undersigned stales that he is a citizen oi Arkansas, of good moral of I character, that ho has never been I signed has been revoked within five years last par;t; and that the undersigned has never been convicted oi violating the laws of this stale, or any other state, relating to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Bet lye Kimbrougli Kalhryne Gammon Stevens Subscnbsd and swoin to before rnc this 3 day of Sept., 1947. Mrs. Marshall Blackard 'SEAL) Notary Public. My Commission expires March 9 1W9. ncetlng as alternate when the elec- Council, and also president ed representative from Scott Coim-' Stanley Extension Club. of the ] involving moral turpitude; that no I lice-use to sell beer by the under- Ebb H. Carson Tax Consultant Tax Reports—Accounting Uoom 21, Lynch Hldg. Write P. O. Box 939 Phone 2940 Blytheviile - Hardware Mutual Insurance Company of Minnesota L*rge DlTldend Stria** Law Net Cort Protection tot acrrlM W. L. TAMKE IM E. D»rt» St. f. O. B«x ill Phone Z4»1 BtrthcTflK Alt , Good School Groomingi LOTSOFFUNFORALL RACES OLD CAR DERBY ' At the Mississippi Co. Fairgrounds Sunday, Sept. 7,2:30 p.m. AND EACH SUNDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER ,, THRILLS! SPiLLS! FUN GALORE! * Full Racing Program! • Stock Model Racers! See the Jalopies in Action! ; ^ ADM. 60< - : Sponsored by Dud Cason Post 24, of the American Legion HART SCHAFFNER & MARX PAN AMERICAN TWEEDS ... right number for campus operators or for any man with sophomore spirit, soft and rich, long-wearing fabric styled with good male character. It's a lot of suit for $ 50 MEAD'S , •/ v It It's For A Man . . . Mead's Will Hare It! Ill MAIN STRUT

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