The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 14, 1947 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 14, 1947
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PACK TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Plan To Be Discussed USDA Specialist to MM* With Arkansas Group »• Littk Rock WUIUm H. HUott,'marketing expert at the United States Department of Acrlculure la being sent to Arkkniac upon request of'the Arkvuu Resource and Develop. meat Cohunfetio, according 'to an announcement by .Col. Hendrlx I*ckey, ekecqUre director of the commiwion, 'In Little Rock.' ' A meeting 1< scheduled for, Nov. 30 in the Senate Chamber' of the Capitol tot a' 'diaciudori of agricultural marketing problem*. Col. Lacker Mid: "Many Individuals In •late and federal agencies have (or tome time recognized the need for more adequate' marketing facilities for'agricultural products In Arkan- aaa. This ne«d has been more' definitely presented In the Little Rock area In reoerH .weeks. 'Num- eroiu requests hare been made to the United States Department of Agriculture for assistance In making a comprehensive survey of our needs." At a meeting called by the Little Rock Chamber of Commerce Agricultural Committee on Nov, s, representatives of agricultural producers, of farm organizations, wholesale and retail produce dealers, and federal, state and city agenclet discussed what was described as "an urgent problem" of Greater Little Bock area. Col. Lackey attended this meeting and as the result of discussion he asked farm products marketing In the H. Ki Thatcher, director of the Commission's Agriculture and In- dustry'Division to request Immediate assistance from the Agriculture Department in ' Washington. W. C. Crow, director of tne market facilities branch telegraphed the Arkansas Resources and Development Commission that Mr. Elliott would come to Little Rock for a meeting. -, • Col Lackey said that It was hoped that a marketing plan to assist the farmers and farm products dealers' In the Greater Little Rock area and ultimately throughout the slate could be devised with the assistance of the Department of Agriculture. A survey of the needs and the problems probably will grow out of .the November/ 20 meeting.- Col. Lackey U Inviting representatives oi aH. agencies and firm* interested In>the.problem of agricultural marketing'.'The meeting will be open to"'the public. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 194T Potting the Squeeze on Millions of Sardines Pardon Sought For Fugitive Who Reformed around the rose f^h° .If T* ftf"""* 1 , 0 *' Canada ' fish "™" clr "« " "'dine catch In ring- I-^nrtv A 9« f i fM *" - aUl In , lhclr calch 0' " ™Jl»o» a day at Blacks H.'rbor in the Bay if I»r2^; f JB-rool ide carrying unlimited quantities ol food for the flsh makes thii are* a piscatorial ' Jackpot for (he sardine anglers. Huge 60-;oot-dcep weirs, an acre in size, hold th« 5> to toTbS i '-•• -- until flsacrmen,E£QOD them .out, a hoeshead at.a tim> _J Yugoslavs Seek ^Release Of Gold Held by the U.S. WASHINGTON, Nov. M. <UP>— Yugoslavia today asked the United States to release *51,000,000.In gold; held by this country since 1641. it, said the gold was needed to alle- j rlate Yugoslavia-. ?acute economic | problems." The request was made In a note bunded to Secretary of State George O. Marshall at t 'B'-conference In his office with three-high-ranking Yugoslav diplomatic officials. 2 Men Who Fled Prison Nobbed, On Florida Trip RALEIGH, N. C.; Nov. 14. CUP) — Two conviuts who headed South for the Winter will soon be on their way back to North Corollna, state prison officials said yesterday. They made the mistake or wiring back for money. Prison Inspector Kyle Matthews said the pair leaped from a truck at the Macon County Prison Camp last week and escaped. They were captured In Orlando, Fla., Wednesday. They were Identified as Ralpn Guthrlc, 26, ol Ranger, N. C., and Perlie Miller, 23, of Hudson, N. H.. Guthric wft.s sentenced In Cherokee County, N. C., last year to sen-e four to seven yenrs for highway robbery. Prison officials said Miller at one time wns In a gang of trusties working at the governor's mansion. He was moved to a road gang when he waa caught buying liquor while run- | Proposed Wage-Hour Act Amendment Again Flayed WASHINGTON, Nov. 13. (UP) — A spokesman for retail furniture s.jres yesterday accused the federal government of trying to worm wage-hour controls Into the field of retail business. Leo Heer, Chicago, vice president of the National Retail Furniture Association, gave the testimony before a House Labor Subcommittee considering proposal to amend the wage-hour law. He said administrators of the law have relied on technicalities to usurp Jurisdiction belonging to the states and apply the wage-hour law to parts of retail business. Donald Henderson, president of the CIO Pood and Tobacco Workers, charged in a statement prepared for the hearing that a conspiracy exists in congress to "tear fch e guts out of the wage-hour act." Both Republicans and Democrats are Involved, he said. MOBILE, Ala., Nov. 14 (UP)— Five roembf rs of a Mobile Circuit Court Jury that sentenced John Robert Collln*, then U years old, to lift Imprisonment yesterday wrote Oov. James I. Folsom aaklng consideration of pardon .for the fugitive now being held In Bucks County, Pa. The' letter to the governor, who is considering whether'to sign extradition papers, said a full investigation substantiated newspaper • reports that Collins had "gone straight for 10 years, had made a new start in life and had become a good and respected cltlaen of the community to which he escaped." "Then w* belltve that the ends of justice would be met if he Is permitted to remain where he is and that his case U worthy of executive clemency," the letter said. It referred to his "extreme youth at the time of the trial" and to testimony Indicating "he may have been led astray by an older criminal. The letter was signed by Charles W. Matxenger, Prank 8. Keeler, T. O. Howell, ST., W. E. Kennedy and John 1. Morrell. Collins, now 36, was convicted in. 1828 and escaped from an Alabama prison In 19M. He was recaptured only two weeks ago in the Doylestown community In Pennsylvania where he owned a well-digging company. He had married a girl there and they had two.children. Chairman B. Carroll Reece of the Folsom, busy with statewide "re- Republican National Committee" pre- port, to the people." Indicated he dieted today that "wheat will go to would not act immediately on the Partitioning Plan For Holy Lands Faces New Tangle K * SUCCESS, H. Y. Ho* 14. (UP)— Great BriUln has decided to refuse to enforce the partition of Paleattne for th'r United Nations aa proposed by the United State* and Russia, an authoritative source Indicated today. Britain'* formal reply was to be delivered to the UN General Assembly^ Palestine partition plan- nera later today by UN Delegate 8)r Alexander Cadogao. J*» Brltlah decision, formulated after long and careful -deliberations my the Labor government cabinet! In London, threatened to throw ai new and serious complication Into I thus far successful negotiations for dividing Palestlnr, between now and the middle of next year. With the Courts Chancery Homer 'Clayton vs. Nova Clayton suit for divorce. Mildred M..McCullough vs. James H. McCullough, suit for divorce. School GeU Baruch Home NEW YORK (UP)-Bemard M. Baruch s former home on Fifth Avenue has been purchased by the Gardner School, oldest girls' school In the city. ONLY 3 LEFT! The HOTPOINT DE LUXE ... AMERICA'S FINEST ELECTRIC RANGE Sff IT! 11 Great Postwar Advancements Are Yours in This Brilliant New Range BLAN HEATH AUTO & HOME SUPPLY 419 West Main Phone 828 $5 or more If present government policies continue." prison director's request for extradition. Bead Courier Mvwa wans Ada. Read Courier News Waat Ada. $5 Wheat Predicted ning errands, drinking on the Job I By Republican Leader and smuggling liquor to other pris- ' NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 14. (UP) FRtt TO EXPECTANT MOTHERS A Concise educational booklet on prenatal and newborn caro To show our interest in the welfare of expectant mothers we are furnishing, without cost or obligation, the booklet MATERNAL and NEWBORN CARE, written by an outstanding specialist. 64 pages of educational text with 29 illustrations, charts and graphs, A helpful guide for all expectant mothers, . CITY DRUG CO. Ed Williams, Druggist 101 East Main St. Blytheville, Ark. • Minneapolis, Minn., Is located • .1 Uie *5Ui parallel, exactly halfway between' the north pole and the equator. Santo Says: Shopping Days until Christmas Credit is Free at Fitzpatrick's JEWELRY STORES It takft* only I Mlnatet to Open » Chtur« Aceoant PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Beat Prices Kirby Drug StoreS OPENING SATURDAY MoreSand's Music Studio At 315 South Second Street New and Used Pianos Our Special— RADIOS 10% Off Westinghouse Crosley Stewart Warner GUITARS VIOLINS SHEET MUSIC Miss Mildred Trail Of Dallas, Texas Wi.ll be on hand to entertain you Saturday as featured pianist. Come in and visit, won't you? This Coupon Is Worth To You! On any new or used piano ... a fine selection from which to choose! OPENING TIME 1:00 P.M. ALVIN HARDY Invites You To See ;> The Lillian Russell — 5 Pieces — 'Solid American Black Walnut BEDROOM SUITE $ 487 45 • Twin Beds • Dresser * Vanity * Vanity Bench Other Fine Bedroom Values Include: 3 Piece Waterfall — Poster Bed Bedroom Suite - - - - $89.95 *• 3 Piece Panel Bedroom Suite - - - - $83.95 3 Piece Panel Bedroom Suite - - - - $59.95 Prices to suit your purse—fine furniture for home at the price you want to pay. JUST IN! A new, beautiful selection of fine mirrors, pictures and lamps . . . most appropriate for Christmas gifts! ALVIN HARDY FURNITURE • 113 East Main St. Phone 2302 Give Generously-Give Now to YOUR Community CHES7 9*1 Scouts of America Girl Scouts of Amtrica Library Association Goodfcllows — American Legion Blythiviile High School Band P.T. A.s* Elementary Book Fund Social Welfare * Contingency Fund Maple Grove Cemetery Association Cancer Association Infantile Paralytic Glee Club

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