The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 8, 1947 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 8, 1947
Page 5
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WKDNKSDAY, 'JANUARY 8, 19-17 efian naianon .OHHV) smiAiraLi.Ti. Road Building Outlook Better State Officials Seek More Revenues for Construction Purposes LITTLE HOCK, Ark., Jan. 8 (U.P.)-.-The hti;iiway situation n Arkansas had a brlKlil side tod.iy.l folowing four separate devlo;]-! menis at Ihe staiehotise, "yesterday j thai ranged all trie way Jrom a new S8.000.00U supplemental lm:1- wl!<H tor Ihe HiglAvay Dcoartincm i ^.o an announcement by CJov. Ben t.anoy that lie had n" road plan I >V) the executive sleeve. I Also included in a day that louiul the pre-lcglslatlve bn<l'4et. committee making rapid-fire 'ie- clsion.s was a vote to revise u;c> State Revenue Stabilisation Aet o: 1945. and -still another reduction or tile S2.MO.OOO State Hospital budget of $2.100.030. • Tho decision on the 8tubiU::a- Mnn Acl i'.j'il liio supplemental budget for the inent came earlv moves we're viewed by Ciov. i.anoy as having far-vouching effects on the road .situation In Arkansas. Polio Victim in Wheel Chair Travels 6750 Miles to Resort Aeronautics Commission c ) " l ' [Bill Opposed by Fliers I 1.1TTI.K HOCK. Ark. Jan. 8. rijl'i. ' •- OppusMlun tn a proposed '-;lll to' 'Ihe Arkansas 1'rivnk- Fly.'ivi Af- WARM SPRINGS. On.. Jan. S — iUl'i- Wesley Uncqnisi, 26 year old Infantile paralyse victim settled down today (or Smunumt at Uii< famous polio health resort, completing an unannounced ti,75l) jmle trip through Ut states from i'Ve- inoiit. Neb. L"ru!t|Ulst said thai ihe Warm St'Vinys Foundation (ifiicials didn't even know thai lie was coming, tint, when he titimlled his wheelchair bcliiboi'edly up the pathway ti> this tinned c'inio atooul dusk yesterday mid asked In lie admitted as a patient, toimdniion nfuc::'.U eut red tape and Mailed Today he is ••clKdnlc;! U rough ex a in in: 1 , tton by ji^lii Engquist .set out trom lYeiium' in mid-August; lie got exactly 75 truck rides en route. Me tnivi'leii 5MI mile.s "under niy ov.'u M.'am." EnetHii.'L didn't head lor Warm Springs, Ga.. on a direct line, ';•• ha.s timde previous km» trips around the eotmtjy. This time lie traveleii to \N'yoiniiu:. then Highway DeDiiV- 1 tllrc "K' 1 Idaho. OJ'i-unn. CMlifnrnin, in tho'day. Bom I Ari/.ona, Ne.i Mexico. Texas. loui- siana, Mississijipi. Alabama, and Florida. Ensqiilst had lieon sleepim; !n Indirectly, the .shaking .„, of ti,o' IUIi "" s'" 11 """. :l »" '"'"^ alonB the CIO to Use $2,000,000 To Get More Members ATLANTA, Cia.. Jail. 8.-IUPI-- Van A. Biltuer, director ot the ClO'.s .Sonlheui or^aiiUin^ <ii-ive. said jodnj his oit>.tnt/.:ulon will .•.pcnd s;,or,O.OI',0 mid utilt/e tlie .'(iviri's oj y\0 irpiesclllntivi-s dnr- ing 19-n in an L'ilon to orijaiilxe 12 ftoulhcrn states. "I'm an oiuiiuivt." said the 01- year-old utifo:i chief. "Hut i don't tliink tlii.s pros;rarn in tile Sonlh is i; one or two-year proposition. ti'll take time, (icneially .speaking. we're iitaklni! pro:jress-'-aii(| we'll I coin mile to do so." 1-Vir Dinner. organization of ;-'i ulliern wnjkeis is » Ivvo-piirt .title acronanllc.s coming ^ siiclulliui and the Arkunwis Hylins 'ec.nvenes noxl week. ' ' *'"" '•••'••• farmers passed 11 resolution visor- . mixlv upposlnti the pro|)osal which luul been prepured by .Stale Sen. si'iilatlon to I hi! k>|il«littnri! when il LIMA, llylnt; nriiiiLriy.aUnii.s wt nt I itero la:it nUht .iK.iln 1 ; 1 . Publisher Assassinated Jan. PAGE FIVK searched today for a group of uu- IclciUIMed men wlw last 'night.. i shot lo death Frmctoco CJrari* I Clarlnnd, publisher of the "nwrfrifa* j newspaper La Brensa an^ head 01 • (U.PJ—Police a Itu'gc phnrrnrtceutical "f.'dtieaie iwttion c.i dlsj; uf tin 1 uorkers that niiliin- better their lite, and stabilisation act will enable nil new tax monies to be spent r>n highways. I.nney pointed out tiiai I ho road probems in Arkansas arc In a senarale category, and crui bo solved with new roads only to the extent that, the people of tno. state are willing to provide r.i w revenue sources. Stecrinir the ic- vision motion through Ihe r.orn- pnllee were .Senators F. J. B'lMer of, city. Fmesl Mnnor el lint Sprlnes and HusSell Elrod ot P'loain Spi'ina.s. nhief nnnon^'it 10 H'.. mov» «-ns Rep. Dick Wru;Lnt of Arkadelphia. who declared t:\a:i SUCll -.I'-iiDll would "mvStUU'.e ;\\1 f"rro'>f:hini 1 ^t nil^n (he powers ol i.h" General Assembly. Tlie unanimous approval of :iie i ffiOon.or' "UDiUnmental budget 10- niifst of ihe Tlighwnv Dwartmi'iit win fnab!^ .Ihe state to matcli M.r'">.C' > 0 in federal funds liy J'lly I. Ihe lusl dntc Hie offer will bt>! extended. Also Highway Dlivcvor .1. r:. linker lild the committee inrnt would be purcha.wri. Oov. Lancy. otte.slioned Intei' r.t- his conferenct. .said that ins legislative committee on hi{5h i \'ays j might come up with a recon-' menda'ion for a one-cent sales tax solely for highway purpose:;. Th« chief cxoeA^ive cstlmiuod mat, Arkansas' hk'hway neerls -yoro about S12.000.0CD nnnually. | lie also announced that he \vas working on a ))lan of his owu lo rai.SL 1 road funds, ono that woaia have to do wilh tho collection ot- license fees for trucks and bn_ie.s. I.anev e.xnlnined that his prourami \votdd call for licensing of r Vehicles according to the weight hauler) instoad of according lo factory .specifications, as is now rtone. way. O-i ihe road when it raineci. he hau'.od nj) an-awniiif; ri«(;ed onto the back of the wln/i-i chair, lie fi>:e;l his c\vu flat tires, and at niuht he had fastened a ll:'.sh- li|;hi on the whi-elchair [rout. Read Courier News Waut Atls. Act promptly to iovi: muscular i'orcncss and tightness, fu:; oi* oiu^.hiui' in (tic nigbt. Tonight, an bedtime, i lib i>!l lime-lcilcd m FOR ALL EXPENSES PAID AND $90 PER MOHTH You've heard of the fighting 1 si Cavalry Division—first \o reach Manila, first In Tokyo. Its men wear Distinguished Unit citations for action on Los Negros, Kwsjalcin and LeyJe. Today, they're in Japan, and if you are otherVrMse qualified you can be one of them! Sports, entertainment and travel opportunities are highly developed in this division's area. Luxurious hotek, theaters, swimming pools, reti.iis clubs, golf courses and ball parks provide more choice of pa*Kme than is enjoyed by tho average civilian at home. High overseas pay (20% above domestic base pay), excellent medical and dental care, good food and lodging and a cjencrou; <^- tiremcnt plan make this opportunity Joo good to miss. Young men who can meet prescribed standards, and who enJiit for 3 years, are entitled to designate the Ut Cavalry Division (MEclu-i- izcd) at time of enlistment. IniJIal training given before t)e : -. .... o fronri U. S. Get full details at U. S. Army Recruiting SifHion—' " - 115 N. 2nd .Street, Jr. Chamber of Commerce GO MODERN Wlmn you're mU'corntiiifr your home, don't Iron! your kilolion liUo a loi'KYiUou closet , . . UiK'j) il brijjhl and shiny Ihe modem \\;iy with Uu-si> ln'autifiilly designed now l:it>!es and t-h;iivs. Chrome covered tubular steel for durability, comfort ;ind a cheery atmosphere. You'll up\ more satis- laction from your kitchen lionrs. PROMPT SERVICE SPECIAL - JUST IN! Combination Uilrhcn cablnpt ivilh linill-lii sink, n mastcr|iicoe of unikmnnsliip anil iliu- nhilit.v. This cul;inct of vvhil^ Due" Hlliili has stainless -steel top. spaeions tliauer sp.irn that means so much to the compart hi'.rlien you plan for your home. See it before von lm> . . . you'll .iRrre It's just the very thins;! PHONE 2302 ALVIN HARDY FURNITURE . 113 EAST MAIN STREET ENDS SATURDAY Sanforized Work Shirts Hugged— Won't Shrink over 1% l)jy Itiomnow — aifd sovel They're well- J ff\ loiiotud .4-.V1* of sturtiy blue clunnbruy I y\V svith doui>lc-slilc!md seotns (or exlra • **r * long wear. Men's size! H'/i to 17. Kitchen Work Tab! j ?5x40-inch Top! X Handy foi kilchcn work and practical! Af. It It Gleaming while porcelain enamel top | U»*T*T '< oa*'V lo cleon, sUnn-resistont. Super Value fn Sanlorized Dtinun Fomior ceilinfl was 3.54 ... now brought lo you al this scivin(|. 8-ounco,yol;olj«icl<, j QQ copper rivuls, shrintuuju les^ iliun 1%. LvMJi Sizes 22'/j io 3<1. Beautiful Seamless NYLON HOSE 30 Denier 400 Needle Quantity Limited 1.35 OIL CLOTH Another Shipment! First come, first served. Assorted colorful patterns. No mail orders. No phone calls. Quantity limited. 44c Yd. MEN'S SHORTS Reduced during this sale! Fine printed cotton, assorted patterns. Complete range of sizes. Save. 47c Beautiful Draperies Buy now and save! Cut from fine 48" printed cretonnes! All vot-dycd! Bright, fresh florals L A7 against soft-color backgrounds. 5 pinch Vi W B pleats. Expert tailoring! 43" x 90". lion Cord Set Reduced for this Sale TJo;i't v/ail . . . replace that worn-out cold set today! A good general purpose sol that '.'/il! give you long wtar. 6 ft. collon covered. Only 44c Sale of Dotted Swiss Reg. Value 59c qd. Do-ted Swiss is hjrd to find these days at any price, buf Wards has it now at an extra special value price! Just count your savings! In while only. 47c Decorative Florette TUMBLERS Reg. price 6 for 39c. Guaranteed chip-proof edges. Assorted colors, flower designs. Sale ends Saturday. 6for27c

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