The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 24, 1946 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 24, 1946
Page 13
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 2<1, 10.10 BLTTHEVILU (ARK.E NEJ?S Overtime Pay Ruling Affirmed Arkansas Justices Frown on Lawsuits By War Workers. UTTLK RCCK, Ark., Dec. '24. (UP)—In its lust meeting yesterday before Christmas recess, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled tliat IPen :ui employe accepts Ills week,)~ salary checks lie "acquiesced In cr rntillccl the work-week of unlimited time." The case was brought by W. K O:a v to cover $1,602 overtime pay he claimed was due him from Ford, Bacon end Davis, operators of the Jacksonville Ordnance Plant. The Supreme Court imncld a. Pulaski Circuit Court dec | >n which had licld that Gray was employed for a work-week of unspecified hours and that by accepting his weekly .salary checks he ratified the unlimited nuirbir of hours. In another case; the Supreme Court upheld the "motor carrier act of 1941" a statute limiting liability of bus lines to $25. The Supreme Court reversed a 1'ike Circuit Court ruling what had "Carded n. p. Ellis $100 for lug- i r "KC misplaced on a bus trip from Murlrcesboro, Ark., to Little Rock over the Missouri Pacific Transportation Co. lines. Judgment of the lower court was reversed with directions to limit Ellis' recovery to $25. Justices R. W. Robins and Minor W. Milwee disputed. % The court upheld a White County Circuit Court decision awarding Mrs. Edna Greenfield $2,000 for injuries suffered in an accident Involving a bus of the Great Southern Coaches of Jonesboro Mrs Greenfield was a passenger on the vehicle en route from Jonesboro to Newport Nov. 15, 1944 She was injured when the left rear wheel came off the bus Matchmakers The majority or. jnctcssunal inar- rmuc matchmakers In the United Stales are Jewish, and their services arc rendered mainly among the orthodox of that sect. Colors and perfumes arc part of n specialized treatment for certain forms of mental trouble. 1 Pencils are busy in little bunds all over (he nation as youngst-rs like this group in Cleveland, Ohio, write to Santa Claus tell him they've been SO good all year and then fill up the rest of the ihcct wilh one long sentence that starts "1 want . . ." Osceo/o News The Rev. and Mrs. Emmitt Cross of Osceola. announce the marriage of their daughter. Miss Joy Ann Cross, to Elton Ford • Bullock, son of Mr .and Mrs. J. E. Bullock also of Osceola. The double ring ceremony was solemnized Dec. 15, at Brinkley Chapel Baptist Church by her father.' Miss Marie Bullock, sister of the groom, was maid of honor. Mrs. J. E. Cross of St. Louis was matron of honor, and Grover Bullock, hl s brother served as best man. Miss Shirleyann Cross, sister of the bride and Doyle Rceil. brother of the bridegroom lighted the tap- ers preceding the ceremony. Mrs. Lloyd Colcman, vocalist, and J. A. Hiittc. pianist, furnished the nuptial music. The bride was jUvci in marriage by her brother, J. E Cross of S. Louis. Mr. and Mrs. Bullock will mak. th'eir home near Osceola. The bricti is a graduate of IVss-co Hifj School and has been employed it the office of the Chnpmnn-Dcwc) Farms at West Ridge, Ark. The bridegroom was KI initialed from Pine Grove .iign School Boonevillc. Miss. He served twenty six months in the Army will fourteen months • spent oversea wilh the Sixth Division of In Sixth Army. Since his discharg he has b:en connected with the I Osceola Motor Co. PAGE Outlook is Not Bright, Nor Calm This Christmas in Bethlehem DETIILEHEM. Dec. 24 (UP)--' •Silent night ,IIoly night " Eight thousand Brlllsh troops wlrol the Holy Land this Christ- mis eve. And 20,000 ]X)Hccmen. Three Jewish I'.udcrgroiind groups, Icfiant am! truculent. An Amb irmy of perhaps 20,00, wailing In the shadows. "All is calm. All is bright " The machine guns rattle In venomous spasms, shattering the calm from Dan to Dcershcba, The bearns of Army searchlights probe the ;:kies where shone the Star of Bethlehem, 'Wliile shepherds watched their flocks by night..." The troops nnd Hie police keep watchful vigil. The truce in the Jewish underground is a shaky one. The HO.C03 men of Hugana are lying low, but none knows for how long. The 5.COO of Irgun Zval Lcmnl, the 1,500 or so of the Stern Gang arc restless. '•Peace on earth nnrt mercy mild..." Since last Christmas eve, 65 British have been killed and 119 wounded; 51 Arabs killed, 35 wounded; 19 Jews killed nnd 11 wounded. Titos': are the oficial. known casualties. There have been many more. '•Following yonder slar " Hundreds go to worship tonight at the holy shrines of Bethlehem. But to the cold, tent-housed homesick British soldier, the true Bethlehem is far away—the little church of his village, the lighted flats Of his homo town, there Is his shrine. "Bearing gifts, we traverse afar." The winding road from Jerusalem to Bethlehem is burdened heavily with military trucks, service cars and taxis. They arc rumb- ling back and forth from lute Christmas Eve lo the early morning of Christmas Duy. "The- silent stars BO by....," The bis fqii^e in HethK-hcm is packed to ciipiiclty. with Us cleclrl- cal star of Bethlehem llghtlim Ihf scene, m Die narrow streets and lanes, Arabs. British nnd some .lews. but low Americans, mingle in H milling mnss of uniforms nnd civvies. "Qloiy t u u,o newborn child..." The of the Nullvity. the new Latin Church of St. Catherine, beckons tonight lo the native population. There tin- Latin piilrl- areh, Monslnnor Ixjuls l)nr!i>.v<nm. raises the bube In his nuns while the hymns of the monks vibrate the ancient rafters, inside the hngo nave (he crowd waits Impatiently for midnight. The electric- star at the end of the church is lighted. The bells peul out the Christmas message. From the cute of the milk grotlo a candle light procession wends through Bethlehem's IIIIICY The gorgeously eapod Consignor Biulfsslnu draws aside the curtains of the little ark. He holds up the little bambino for the Ik'oplr to see. While the bells, and earrils blend Into a melody. *u slow-moving procession bears the little figure around to the dump, rocky grotto, where under flickering cun- dlc light the little bambino will awnit another Christimis. "iloly Infant so lender nnd mild - Motulgnor Barlnsslnu's Christmas message to the United Stales: Lei Us Help You— STOP DRINKING i There is no medical remedy for | drink . . . but we can help you • resist its influence! No cost to you J —only co-operation. I JUST CONTACT l • Alcoholics Anonymous ! Box ST.!— lilrtlicvllle, Ark. Alt Puffed Up from Hie fight against ourselves, rumcmbsrlnif ut the same time th« illvlno winning: 'As ye would th»t men should do unto you, do ye also to thorn In like manlier.' Our wish for Christmas Is that everyone may be convinced of this truth-and net accordingly. This wish we place with nil our hcurt In the grotto of Bethlehem this Holy Christmas nlnht." i "Hulk the liciukl aimcls slng.«." And the mayor of Bethlehem, his worship I«t «•_ the pilgrims In .» sate: "Wctomf hither. UM.IMC*, Is your <mv A* U*''bate-if Ott Dells, of Bethlehem «ehfl th*W«tt radio around the earth, I an confident that hope wJU be rektof died, faith '- -ii"'-fltr > rJrnHjg will be, deepened, and i dcter^hw-' tlon to share In the building of ft world based on the prlnctplM o( the prince of peace will be siren*- 1 thened." •• "Eat a Bonnee at Barney's" Delicious BONNEE BUTTERED STEAK SANDWICH 30c BARNEY'S DRUG STORE 20()« \V. Milin St. Phone 3647 There;':; nollilna Ilko n good i-lgm- for relaxation while studying homework, cnya Jorm Buhiloy, Ireshniiin at n Boston college. S!ui snys sho likes them unci overuses one n week, , "The doctrine of Christ. Is our only menus of jinoralng victorious KEROSENE AND FUEL OIL Call "The Old Reliable" Your Source of Dependable Service 2089 Your 8»»rce >t Scrrlcc G. O. POETZ MAGNOLIA PRODUCTS '/> MERRY CHRISTMAS lie words (iro old, .-.•-...• the wish is old. But Hmclessly sincercr— |;,V [The threadbare phrase yrows fresli nnd new. m&\ With every passing ycnr* • <--.^v>->' wt'Kjs"-*-''- TO WISH YOU EVERY HAPPINESS For Prosperity, Good Health and Happiness. May the coming year of 1947 be filled with the very best for you, and may the holiday season be a bright one. The entire personnel of GOODYEAR joins in wishing each and every one a MERRY CHRISTmas and a HAPPY NEW YEAR! GOOD-'YtAR - TIRtS 110 West Main St. SERVICE STORE 1 2492 ^ojj Merry Christmas, everyone! T| |^ i J P? A day of joy and mirlK, \l Where men may walk' k^ -. as brollicri.' Upon 'd: peaceful earth'. . ,' ' --' \ • Ik-, m^^^m^ f$f': : Close.wilh jhe warmth ^ ol Chrislrtias, ijiiQ'* , few; The world grows siiui/ and smalls ll'ST^ ;; Merry ", everyone! [jjFr'fS ! •Ei-'. Mcrrv Christmas, all I /•$&!''& : . > ' / '^"

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