The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 1, 1948 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, March 1, 1948
Page 12
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BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER MIWB MONDAY, MARCH 1, Judges Give Up Fight for Funds Appeal Withdrawn By County Officials Seeking $1,553,000 By Bab Brown (Vailed Pn*> Staff Correspondent) LITTLE ROCK, Ark,, Mar. 1.— (UP)—The Arkansas County Judges Association dismissed an appeal to the State Supreme Court today, giving up lt« fight to obtain an additional $1,553,000 In state highway funds under a 1947 law. At the same time, Little Rock Contractor Ben Hogan agreed to dismiss his suit as a bondholder contesting the validity of the law under which counties will receive $3,000,000 annually In the future. The Judges had contended thai the law applied to surplus money In the highway fund at the end of the lM«-47 fiscal year. Hogan'« appeal was dismissed without prejudice mi action which gives the State Highway Department a continuous weapon It counties or cities should again attempt to obtain additional money under the net. Prosecuting Attorney Millard Har- dln of Newport, who led the fiEht for the judges, said that Judge Clarence Freeze of Jonesboro was the list to agree to the dismissal. PreeM, secretary of the association, Instigated the original suit. Dispute Amon< JudftM Highway Attorney Nelll BohUiiR- *r said the county judges agreed to- the dismissal following lengthy arguments from Crlttentlen County Judge Cy Bond, president of the association. Bond bitterly contest«d the action trom the start. "This leaves us right back where we started, and we now are ready to go ahead -with awarding nit contracts," said Highway Director J. C. Baker. The suit WAS filed originally In Gunboats Given to Greeks , *'.>«i«*»<*v : *V;. / r,r>X Four of the MX gunboats which the United States turu?d over to the Greek Navy, leave Norfolk, Virginia, foi Greece. The boats are manned by Greek crews trained nt the Norfolk Naval Base. (Navy Photo from NBA Tcleplioto.) Pulask! Chancery private attorneys Court by acting for two the eeunty Judges/They contended that act 100 of 1947, allocating $2,000,000 annually to the counties actually went into effect upon passage and not this Spring us the highway department had maintained. In contesting the suit, the highway department said the Judges had agreed to accept $2.000,000 under two separate 1947 laws tn lieu of the $2,000,000 provided by the contested act Pulaski Chancellor Prank Dodge dismissed the judges' suit and the Intervention which hnd been filed by Hogan. Hogan, who had argued that the lav was Invalid In that it jeopardized highway bonds, took the appeal to the supreme court. He was joined in the high court last week when the county Judges asked a review of their case. Truman Asks Renewal of Trade Pacts WASHINGTON. March 1 (UP) —President Truman today urged Congress to extend the reciprocal Irade agreements act for three years us a part of the effort "to build n prosperous und peaceful world." The act authorizes the president to conclude agreements for reciprocal reduction of tariffs among nations. It would be extended until June 12, 1951, under Mr. Truman's recommendation. In a 1,000-word message to congress, Mr. Truman said reciprocal trade agreements have been part of United States foreign policy for 14 New Rulers May Delay Czechoslovakia Elections Pemiscot County Judge! Raised Figure Increased $18.000 to Make Total $134,007.32 CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo., March 1— The budget for Pemiscot County 'or 1948 was announced this week by the County Court, and shows nn Increase of about $18,000 more limn the 1S47 budget. The total figure of 1048 is »134,007.32. The increase was explained by the fact that this is an election year, entailing increased expenses for election supplies, and also addition of several salaried personnel to various county offices. Funds were allocated as follows: Class I — Support of Insane it tale institutions, $8,325.00. Class II— Jury and election funds, long fall—-Minor fn/uiy | JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Mat. 1.1 UP)—Lucky Jack Schmld, Jr., 4, had only a sprained ankle today to how for a full from a third story hotel window. His mother wld he opened the window and unlocked the screen. He landed on a soft dirt narrowly missing a concrete curbing. Price of Corn Advances on Chicago Market CHICAGO, March 1. (UP)—Corn prices advanced the daily limit of eight cents 'A bushel today on the Chicago Board of Trade, for semily did 'noTcomnicte U.V"work " PRAGUE. Mar. 1. (DPI—A BOV eminent spokesman said today that Ciwchoslovak gen era! elections, which tmtler normal procedure would be held June 7. might be postponed i/ the G'unstituteul As- the second time since the commodity market slump hegan Feb. 4. Wheat future wore within f-j cent of the allowable 1(1 cent daily increase in the last hour of trading. Hog prices at midwestcrn markets moved upward, gaining as much as t'i at sonic of the smaller trading centers The stock market at New York was higher. years. "The act has provided a sound method for increasing world trade through progressive lowering of trade barriers, to the benefit of living standards both here and a- brond," the President said. The importance of the act is greater today than it has ever been." the President said. "Together with other nations wo are engaged in a mighty endeavor to build a jrous and peaceful world." Pcron Stricken III; Rushed to Hospital pros- Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. March 1. (UP)—tUSDA)— Livestock: Hogs: 13500: salable 13.000; market active; uneven, mostly 50-15 cents higher than average Friday;Instances up more on weights over 250 Ibs.; bulk good ami choice 180240 IbS.. 24-24.25; top 24.50 sparingly; 240-270 Ibs., 22.75-24; 270-300 Ibs., 21.SO-23; 400-450 Ibs.. 10.50-21.75; 160-110 IbS.. 23.25-24; 130-150 Ibs., 20-23; 100-120 Ibs.. 15.50-19; good sows 450-lbs. Down 18-50-19; few 19.25; over 45D Ibs., 18-18.50; stags 14-10.60. Cattle: 5,200; salable 5.000; colvcs: 1.2CO, all salable; receipts largely steers, lightweight butcher yearlings and heifers: market slow on BUENOS AIRES, March 1. (UP) i steers: a few medium to good steers by then. The iwlicy of the new government will be to preserve and attempt to Increase uzccnoslovak trade with Western countries, cabinet members said. Members of Premier Klemcnt Gottwcild'.'i cabinet, formed last week after the Communist coup, were introduced to foreign correspondents at a press conference. Erban. neu- Social Democrat minister of social welfare, said the parliamentary term ends June 7, and elections normally would be" held then. Class III — Roads and bridges; No Allocution to Ihis fund since these matters are handled by the various special road districts. Class rv— Salaries and office expenses. $81,34232. Class V— Contingent ant! emi gency fund, S2-). 330.00, Class VI— Equipment and upkeep, $2,860.00. Revenues for 1948 to defray budget allocations are expected to derived in the following sums, from the specified sources: Real estate (axes. $31.262.60. Personal taxes, $13,862.11. Railroad and public utilities, $12,- G59.CO. Merchants nud manufacturers, $-,265.55. Liquor and beer licenses, and '-jl hull licenses, S8.8S7.48. Pecs collected by officers, $11,916.00. Grams from state, $2,250.00. Miscellaneous items, $435.98. Delinquent personal taxes, $52,- B19.99. SCHOOLS (Continued from Pace 1) buildings are worth more than the price of all of them," he said. He referred Lo the three latrines and the service club building. Moving Pose* Problem Mr. Nicholson stressed that the school system still faced a big problem In finding the money required to place these buildings into service. This amount will depend on where they are moved and there assigned uses. It the buildings can be moved, It is hoped to use the eight-room structure for a Negro grade school In the Robinson Addition, Mr. Nicholson said. There are 200 Negro children in that section of the city who are enrolled in Harrison school, he pointed out. The buildings were obtained by the school system at a 96 per cent discount and a certified check has been .sent the WAA in Little Rock, he said. As soon as the check is acknowledged by the WAA, the system will be authorized to move the buildings. Mr. Nicholson said, While there is an urgent need for these buildings in the Blythevlllc school system, he pointed out, they cannot take the place of modern classrooms. Don't forget the Big BINGO PARTY ' Wednesday, March 3, 8:30 p. m. at the LEGION HUT Prizes Valued Not Less Than $5 AH Proceeds Will Go For Building School in Rlytheville Admission $1.00 Sponsored by the Ladies of the Catholic Church /tvcir/*f*i*vrif4\ f Nothing Is more quickly effective \ I for the relief cf neuralgia and 1 I headache than Liquid Cap ud in p. I I Also soothes upset nerves due to I 1 the- pain. Use only *a directed. i ViquidCAPUDINE* Retired Editor Barges In Where Few Democrats Dare to Seek flection JOHNSON CITY, Tenn., Mnrcl 1. (UP)—A retired newspaperman Henry T. Price, trod a path todnj where few have stepped before him. He ts a Democratic candidate for Congress In the heavily-Republican First Congressional District, home of the OOP National Committee chairman, B. Carroll Rcece. Only once or twice this century has there been a Democratic congressional candidate In the . First District. Price, who has been a frequent contributor to the "let- ters-to-t he-editor" columns of Johnson City newspaper's, said his platform will be to "raise hell with everything I think is wrong." U. S. Rep. Dayton Phillips is the present First District congressman, having succeeded Hecce lost year when Reece did not seek re-election. —President Juan D- Peron underwent an emergency appendectomy today. He had been scheduled to address a mass meeting hi Buenos Aires' Great Square at 7 p.m.—(lie highlight of day-long celebrations marking Argentine purchase of the British-built national railways. 24.25-2a.75; with top good kinds 27.50; heifers and mixed yearlings moderately active and fully steady. On smaller killer accounts; good, largely 24-26; medium kinds 20-23; common 17-19; cows fully Mendy to strong: a few good cows 21-22; common and medium beef cows 17.5910; cnnners and cutlers M-I7.50. Farm Bureau Membership DriVe Workers to Meet North Mississippi County Farm Bureau membership drive \vorkors will meet jointly with the Bureau's Executive Committee in the offices of County Judge Roland 1 Giwn In the Court House here nt 7:30 tomorrow night, for a drive check-up meeting, it was announced today b v L. G. Nash of Blythcville president. A report from all drive teams oi)erating in North Mississippi County will be heard nt the meeting, .Mr. Nnsh stated, nnd drive results to date will be tabulated. Following the check-up meeting j members of the Executive Committee will meet to discuss forthcoming matters to be taken up by the Farm Bureau, he said. Blytheville Reserves To Meet Tuesday Night Col. Donald K. Fargo, commanding officer of the Memphis Reserve Officers Training Unit and Col. Otto Bills of Little Hock, commanding officer of the slate officers ReMrve Corps, will be R« speakers at the monthly meeting of the Blytheville Reserve Officers Association at the Fly-Inn Cafe tomorrow night at T:30. Two combat films, mic emitlrd "The Memphis Belle", will be ehown at the meeting. Reserve of fleets attending the meeting will be required to wear full dress uniforms COME IN AND SEF THE NEW AND REVOLUTIOMY GROUND GRIP TIRE Wins Special Award In an article appearing in Saturday's Courier News It was inad- vertantly reported that Buford Young of Blythcville won a 12-foot deep Irce^e unit for the home on the "R.F.D. America" farm quiz contest in Chicago Thursday night. The deep Ireeze unit was won by Vance R. Dixon of New Liberty instead of Mr. Young. Mr. Young was not a contestant on the show. 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FLOWERS BODY SHOP "It's Our Guarantee that Counts" Location — 118 South Lilly Street Get your car set for wonderful days ahead It's time to rid your car of winter-weariness and restore it to clean, responsive running condition. Then the first nice Spring day that comes along . . . you'll be set to hop in and go ... set to get the most in comfort and pleasure from your car. Pick-up and Delivery Service Phone 519 LEE MOTOR SALES CMC TRUCKS — OLDSMOBILE 307 East Main Street FARMERS! GARAGEMEN! AVOID LAST MINU TE MOTOR WORRIES If you have motors to b« rebuilt—don't put it off, bring them to us now before the spring rush begins- Last year we were 15 days behind, due to an unusual influx of motors to be rebuiSt. Save yourself time, save us from worry by letting us get your motors ready now. MOTORS REBUILT With Factory-Like Precision Any Make Tractor, Truck or Auto Motor Turned Out Like New. AH of These Motors Carry a New Motor Guarantee. GET YO OUR S Cracked Heads or Blocks Repaired Here (All Work Guaranteed) R MOTORS IN OP AT ONCE Valve Ports Repaired. Don't Throw Them Away — See Us JOHN MILES MILLER AUTO SUPPLY COMPANY 123 West Ash Street Blythevi lie, Arkansas 2007

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