The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 17, 1948 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 17, 1948
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 1948 Rail Coach Fares Boosted in South Represent* Increase Of 13.63 Per Cent For Travelers WASHINGTON, Feb. 17. (UP) — The Interstate Commerce Commission today authorized western and southern railroads to Increase their passenger coach fares 13.63 per cent. The increase, which can be put Into effect on five days notice, will boost the one-way coach fare from 2.2 to 2.B cents a mile with proportionate .increases In round-trip fares. The coach fare boost will give the 6S western carriers additional 'revenues estimated -at $31,000,000 a year. The U southern roads will receive »n estimated $4,200,000 additional Income. Simitar Increases were granted to eastern and southern roads by the commission last year. Today's action makes coach fares uniform throughout the country. The carriers told the commission the higher coach fares were necessary to offset declining passcnKcr traffic and mounting operating costs. The commission's order authorized the same fare boosts on intra- £tate coach travel In Arkansas, Illinois. Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota. Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota and Wisconsin. No first class afers were affected by today's order. All railroads last year received increases of G.OG per cent In first class fares. Marriage Licences The following couples obtained marriage licenses yesterday In the office of Miss Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk. Dean Sturch of Blylhevllle ami Miss Jean Dl Leo of Boundbrook, N. J. Thomas E. Delgy and Miss Mary Allen Trexler.of Armoiel. Louis Bailey Tarpley and Miss Martha Ann Bunch of Blytheville. Guests May Leave Before Truman Speaks Thursday MTTLE ROCK., Ark., Feb. IT. (UP)—Guests at Arksnsa.s' annual Jackson-Jefferson Di\y Dinner Thursday night will be permitted to leave • before President Truman mn)teii Ills appeal for party unity, dinner officials announced today. "The »p«cli will be plp«d in, but we won't make them listen to it,' 1 .said R. A. Ll!e, dinner chairman. The schedule hns been nrrangeil, Ule said, BO thai the principal ad- dres.1 by UJS. Attorney General Tom Clnrk will be over 10 minutes before Mr. Truman Is scheduled to go on the air. During the 10-mlnute Interim, the group will vote oti whether It will send the proceeds for the dinner to the National Democratic Committee. Qov. B»n Laney and other Democratic party officials earlier recommended thai the estimates 410.000 be withheld as a protest of Mr. Truman's civil rights proposals. Llle snld the Committee made Ihc dinner arrangements after several Democrats afirecd to buy tickets only if they did not have to listen to the President. Limey, who Is one of the miUtan 1 Southern Governors opposing Mr Truman's stnncl, said he was In "hearty accord" will) the idea o permitting the guests lo leave. Asked if he would leave, he said "You just watch me." Snndra Van Sickle, 4, discusses the situation with Wolf, a Russian Samoycd sled clofi, at Ashlon, Ida., sile of the American Doc Derby, Fob, 23. Sandra will enter herone-'lojj learn in children's nrccs held in conjunction willi the 30th nmniiif! of Ihe big number in snow- swativecL eastern Idaho. Read Courier New» Want Ads With the Courts Circuit Fox River Tractor Co. vs. Jesse Webb, ct nl, judgment for plnln- i tiff for $834.84 In suit for a ',• debt. I)<H Gcis Civic Tost BUCYHUS, O. (UP)—The B11CJ?- rus City Council has appointed Rags, ft Hunnnritm dog owned by Councilman C. Victor Votlrntli. un usslstunt serBeiUit-lU-anns so he nwy attend council meetings with his master. Secret Engine Plans Believed to Be Stolen NORTH HOLLYWOOD. Calif Feb. 17. (UP) — Secret plans an engineering data of a new lurbine engine being developed fo the Armed Forces were feared sto en today by burglars who broke inl an engineering firm's offices. Files containing the secret In- [oi'matlon were thoroughly searched and disarrayed. John Hawkins hciul of John Hawkins Associates, reported. He sold that laie Sunday nighl he found. the glass broken In the front door of his offices and the door standing open. Hawkins said he has "been approached by representatives of foreign governments" offering to buy overnmcnt Filtt New wit Againtt Railroad* WASHINGTON, Feb. 17. (UP) _ :ie Justi« Department today fll- 1 a complaint with the Interstate ommerce Commission accusing 500 allroidft of overcharging the gov- rmnent In the wartime shipment of combat vehicles. Th« Government asked the ICO to compel the railroads to refund the overpayments. But it did not estimate how much this would be. The case Is another In a series of government suiU against railroads growing out of the freight wartime ihipimnU. Assistant Attorney General Johu F. Sonnett, head of the Justice Department's Anti-Trust Division; akid today's complaint was filed at the request of the Armed Forces. "Our Investigation Indicates that the rat«i and charges assessed on combat vehicles appear exce*slv«,* he iald. Water need no longer ta«le of chlorine to assure you of Its safety; A new process g«ts the germs out of w«t«r by electrically precipitating them on hand or other granular rates charged the government for shipments by the Government of dielectric material iformailon on his experiments. The gas turbine engine In in In cgral part of gulled mlsste and ocket projectile operations. Haw- ' Ins said ils development was re- i uestcd by Navy Air officials, al- j lough he has no government con- I ract at present. I The burglars ignored valuable of- | Ice machinery and apparently | knew what they were looking lor,' fie aald. INSTANTLY starts to of CHESTCOLDS! 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