The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 30, 1947 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, October 30, 1947
Page 11
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THUKiDAY, OCTOBER M, 1MT BLITHE* ILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEW! MANILA STILL HAS UGLY SCARS OF JAPS' LAST STAND More than two years after Japan'* surrender, Maniln bears many stat'H phi>(o«raplier during his round-the-world trip via VHM American Airwsyii, 6f th« battle* fought when U. S. forces recaptured (lie capital of the are compared with Signal Corps photos of the same place* taken during Philippine Inlands. Re«nt photos shown here, taken by NBA-Acme the war. TOP: . At left. ihe Junes Bridge ov«r the Pasig River. !« wen under heavy ihell fire during th« battle for Manila. At right, the same area today. The wrecked c«mral span la still not rebuilt and a wartime Bailey bridge is in temporary us«. BOTTOM: At lull. Ja|>,s surrender to Yanks at First Cavalry Di- vUlon tltr.r miking desperate last stand in Finance and Agricultural building. Right photo shows the same place today, with the build- Ing still a imashed shell- Ground where Japs surrenered IK covered with thick mat ol weeds and underbrush. Board Delays Decisions on State Claims LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 30. (UP) — The Arkansas Fiscal Control Board has'withheld action on $58,000 worth of claims ugajnst the state which were heard in Little Rock yesterday. The board inemocris had been warned by Assistant Attorney General Ike Murry prior to the .opening of the hearings that any action would probably result in further IST suits. Murry recommended the board wait for a clarification'of it* authority. ; •' : j In a recent ruling the Stat* 8117 premc Court said that the board hid no authority under Arkansas lo make payments out of appropriations unless they were expressly listed In the bill creating Ihe appropriation. / The Supreme Court opinion was handed down as the result of a suit brought by Little Rock radio evangelist James Mackrell. He was j diUy in England. He transferred to seeking to prevent the bonrd from the U- S. Army Air Fnrcfi in 1943 paying the salaries" of members of and hud been stationed «t. Shaw the Legislative Research Council. I Field with the 77th Squadron of the :oth Fighter Group since' last Plane Crash Kills Pilot SUMPTER, S. C.. Oct. 30 (UPl . Lti Kenneth L. Rector. 28, Ar- my'dive bomber pilot of Jackson' Raced (or It . On the very same, day (hnt Alexander Grahnm Bell 'filed application for a patent on his talc- ville', Fla., was killed Instantly plimio, Elisha Gray (Hod papers GIVE THE FAMILY A TREAT! Beautiful WASHINGTON APPLES Are in Town Not a Dally Klner The moon does not rise everyday. when his plane crashed during ma- i for a similar device. Bell, how neiivers at Fort Bennlng, Oa.. Shaw ever, wns granted the patent. Field authorities announced today. Rector served with the Royfll Canadian . Air Force ilurlui; the when he was on year. The lunar day IK longer /than H hours; therefore, n the moon risen Just before midnight on a Tuesday. It will not rise ngiiln until early Thursday morning. Johnny Marr Real Estate Broker r. v respectfully announces the opening of his office at 112 South Second Street, Blytheville, Arkansas. If you are interested in buying or selling any city property or farm lands, a visit with me will be worth your time— An Old Boy That Will Work Hard For You 112 So. Second St. Phones: Offiet 4111; Horn* 259* « i Here's Post-war Power for Pre-war Buicks A grand health value for the entire family—and you can afford plenty at today's reasonable prices. Get them at your grocer's now! A brand-now 1947 Fireball •ngine puts today's Sparkling Zip into your 1937-1942 Buick I F you've been itching to get the thrill of a power-packed 1947 Buick engine under your treadle toe, here'i the quick and happy solution. It's a factory-fresh Firebail engine right off the 1947 production line. It's exactly the same mighty package of power that goes into the flashing new Uuicks. You can get it now to rcpower any JUiick built ' in the last ten years. How can we do it—when new curs are so hard tb get? Here's the answer: While shortages of bodied and other parts slow up completed CATS, Buick engine production has forged ahead. So engine* are available now — ready to go into your car and step it up with today's up-to- the-minute- power performance. And it's as simple as this: We take out the old engine — put this new one in its place — and your car'i^ young again, rarin' to go, with a new lease on life and headed for thousands and thousands of miles of smooth and npirited s«rvic*. . It doein't take long — far !••« ttm» than a x thorough overhaul — a«^ often at less cost. Convenient payment* can be arranged, if you Itks). It's the next best thing to g«ttiag a new Buick—and a good investment because it makes your caw worA so much more. Certainly well worth while looking into, isn't it? Com* !• and let's talk it over. t ^ LANGSTON-WROTEN CO. Walnut and Broadway , Ttritphon* 555

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