The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 16, 1948 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, February 16, 1948
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MOKTJAT, FEBRUARY 18, 1948 Suit Filed Would HallPari-Mutuels Court Also Asked to Cancel Permit for Spring Racing Meet LITTLE ROCK. Ark . Feb. 16 (UP) —Radio Evangelist James (Uncle Mac) McKrell loday filed an iu- Junction suit In Pnlaskl county Chancery Court In an effort to lialt parl-rmituel betting at the Oaklawn Racetrack in Hot Springs The suit was filed by attorneys representing McKrell in the Chancery Court Clerk's office a few mln- feite* before noon Saturday. : McKreU's petition also asked that State Auditor John J. Truemner be required to admit the records of the track, the commission and revenue Commissioner otho A. Cook for the past three ycnrs. and that the 1935 legislative act permitting racing In Arkansas be held unconstitutional. McKrell, a veteran radio preacher and »n announced candidate for the Democratic nomination for Governor, charged that the act per- dltlng racing was volii in Its entirely and especially In 'section 14 of the statute ••therein attempting to authorize" horse racing and bet- Seeks $25,000 JK/rniEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER KEW« Pignatclli, Dean Of Cardinal College, Dies At Vatican City Today VATICAN CITY, Feb. 16. (UP) — Gcnnaro Cardinal Ornniln Pignatelli Di Brlmonlc, m. riean ol the .Barred College ol Cardinals, died I todny. Death came a^ 10:30 a.m. .shortly I niter (lie i-nrdinnl received a spc- i einl apostolic blessing from POLIO Pius XII. Oennaro Cardinal Oranllo Pignatelli de Bclmomc studied in his youth in a Jesuit school but decided to dedicate his life to the c nitre n Born in Naples. April 8. 1G51. tin; young aristocrat, after hard school- Ing at the Jesuit Institute of Mon- draRono. war Rome, returned lo Naples where he lived the easy Ji!u ol a nobleman. Duiinj; these yrajs, pigj^lpill me< nnd soon ueennie a close friend 1 ol a bcticcllctino monk, GiiKlielmo S:in/eik'o. who belonged to an old Nravmlitim laraily. Influenced by Ms friend. IMttrmlclll beratne Inter- csleU In reliuton nnrt was ordained a priest at io. When SunMice was I'lcvulcrl lo the purple, he took Piguelelll wilh him In Romo where he soon became a rlome«ita prolate ot Por>e Leo X11I. . PACK yrm Political Announcements Tht> courier . News lins fopou lUitlinrlKeri 10 announce the following candidates, subject to the Democratic primary: JXIK Af.MlvKMAN I.Srioml Want! J. L. (Jodie) Nnberi His petition asked the Chancery Court to cancel the permit tar the 1S48 Spring meet which has already been Issued "or (s about to be Issued.' Tiie petition also charged that holding licenses previously issued under authority of the statue which permits parl-mntuel betting Is in conflict with the Arkansas state constitution. "John J. Truemper, as Comptroller of the State of Arkansas." the action said, "has not for the past three years audited and made public the audit of the affairs of the Racing Commission and the holders of licenses to operate horse- racing meets under authority of act 46. . . "This plaintiff, as a taxpayer, is entitled to have this audit made and the result therof made public In order to determine the affairs «nd rights of the taxpayers of the kat« of Arkansas. . .." the petition Seat!. The 30-day Spring race meet is scheduled to open Feb. 23. McKrell's taxpayer's suit named Cook, Truemper and commission members Jack Carries. B. Prank Williams. Van M. Lile, Joe Ball. Arthur Adams. Horace Cabe. Harry W. Parkin, dene Goff and R C. Waldron is defendants. Ten month old Bobby Wood, of j Wichita, Kansas, plays unconccrn- , edly as his lawyer prepares n suit charging a young woman with I breaking up the home of Bobby's parents, Mr. and Mrs, Harold Ij. [•Wood. The suit seeks SM.OOO for Bobby. Attorney c. H. Morris believes If he can make the suit good In the higher conns he will have provided a weapon against the breakup of homes by would-be philanderers. Social workers have j long sought a way to protect children in such cases.—i NBA Telephoto). Dry ice Is dropped over beginning thunderstorms as soon as the tops reach freezing level can now produce less severe storms. This would also prevent hail, so disastrous to farm crops. Safes Tax Collections Show Increase in 1947 LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 10 (UP) ^-The people of Arkansas paid sia,- 575.436 in sales taxes In the calendar year of 1041, more than three million dollars above the 1946 figure, It was announced today by revenue Commissioner Otlio A. Cook The figure represented $18,203,059 In regular collections from 32.193 firms and 5312,317 in delinquent collections. The 3,406 firms in Pulaski Countv paid s.1,103.880 to top the list with more than 16 per cent of the state total. In second place was out-of- statc vendors who paid S2.61B.897, more than 14 per cent of the total. Total collections in olher counties included: j Arkansas S290.110. Columbia $2M,- ' 514. Craighead S448.546. Garland $619,056. Hcmpsiead $201.760, Mississippi 5751,972. Qnncim.l S251.498 Phillips $335,603, and Union $573 - Read Courier News Want Ads BLYTHEVILLE HIGH CHICKASAWS vs JONESBORO HURRICANE Tonight 7:30 HIGH SCHOOL GYM Tltis will | 1C <hc host jjiime of flic yciir. Don't miss It. Coiich Nancy I'ondtT's up and coming S<|ti;nvs will play (lie opening K il r»c. A^er the Game it's back, of course, to the PAZORBACK Blytheville's Finest Drive In It's a man's life! Do TOU know whether you've got what it lakes when the chi]>!< arc ((own? There'* one. f ,, n ,l way lo find out jn..| how nn.oh of a man you are. Knlist in the U. S. Army as a ,:< H ,,h,,t »,l,li,T. Ihat', lops-the sprarlu-ad of the Armv', manpower. 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