The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 25, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, February 25, 1947
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FOUR U A. Railroad troubles Aired ' fCC Assembles Data pn Strike-Bound JLine in Arkansas j LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Feb. 25. — <UI>) — The Interstate Commerce Conamission hearing on .the proposed abandonment oi the Missouri and, Arkansas railroad continued at the lederal building in -.Little pock today. }: The proceedings started yesterday after ICC Examiner Jerome K. J-yljS of Washington, D, C., declined Jo ^ram Ally. Gen. Guy E. Wll- Jlams' request lor postponement. [v,'e tojri a Backed courtroom that ihe'icc could "never he accused Of telng unfair," and that he intended to take all testimony possible J be/ore hearing the state's request for mere time. s Former Governor Interested i Williams got strong support from ptlo'rneys representing the state and/other interests, Including former Governor Carl E. Bailey. He o v !-*crd that the recovers, named JO days ago by Federal Judge John Mi.Jer In Ft,. Smith, were "not |tcckholder s at all." Bailey referred to C}. C. Alexander and w. S. WaiX- •er of Harrison. jv Walker, 'opposing • the requested pc-r^p-ncmrnt. reminded I.yle of his duty to examine facts and pointed out i tnat the hearing hud olrcndv b-<-A 'intinonecU.ortce from Feb. 10. • Vplunilnoug records, stock books Otl*"- l 'Rp r *ri < : Of '.ll" **. •'Hrt A •ncmpfcd . ( yesterday's fs'-tjmony,' with various witnesses '.t-2;tlf.ving as to the identity of reports placed before them by Walker, i. : ii Find Torrid Zones' in Upper Air \ Rnffaln r nn the late afternoon hearing, r*.- doing . business ."'on 1 * Ihe rrute ,.of, -the short-line took the sttmd voluntarily to lei] lh" natnr" and amount of business they had ?-•"• 'i-itli the M. r.nti.A. • • Lxr.t. witn»ss yestevdnv wa^ R. [ C. Lowry of Horrlson, chief TO?!- j nrfr of the railroad since Dec., I 1,!>41. During his testimonv It. was • brought out Ihot the estimated sal- • va^e value or the M. nnrt A. pron- i erties was S2,350.000, while accord- I :.rn£ to an ICC questionnaire filed 1?-H SE'o'.OTher ii \vi\s only $328,-) , OOP. ' I f ConsroEsman J. w. Trimble of Berryviile tclrt tile examiner ,ind audience that he rcprerented al\ the other members of Arkansas' delegation to Washington, \\lio were unable to be present for the hear- 1 ing. 2I2*F.<60IUNG POINT] AT 403,000 FEE'I BLVrHEVILLE (ARg.1 COURIER NEWS —— • —— — \ Magnetic Retriever of Nails TUESDAY, 1947 Maybe you think the higher you go in .the air, the colder it eels • Bd " ll ' r colder. dropping lo below aero temperatures at about 2 IS 000 feet J. 1 " 1C " <-™ ws . h ° l : reaching boiling point at '100,000 feet', present limit o invcsuKaUon. Center line murXed "Standard" " rcprcscns , r new coT slruclion techniques lo permit aircraft operation in the lorrid zones. probable average temperature, and serves as a basis for new co Michigan Woman Sues to Get $330,000 Fortune Lost in 1901 .1ACKSON, Tcnn., Feb. 25. (UP) —A Michigan woman w:iu cheated out of a $330,000 lortuim ill, the turn of the century through a "fraudulent conspiracy, ilvj like oi which has seldom been cncouutei- accordi.ij; to Shippers Urged to Use Wnferwoys Because of Shortage of Freight Cars , LTTTLE ROOK, Ark.. Fcb 25 (IK' —Conf. J. w. Trimble of B;r- •rvvilifl Mid today that he advocates full use of waterways to a I- ..-"'«tc box car shortages' on rail- County, r °? d V,,Y „ ,-' ' C ' K In Little Rock to attend abandonment hearings of the Missouri nan Inherited the property wlic-i she was too young l o manage the Citato and the Dunaways ,vcre cojnmissiojied In operate il for her Without her knowledge, she charged, her name was forged to a deed assigning the property to ed in modern eras. n suit for recovery filed Monday In Jnckson Federal Court. Mis. L,sthcr J. Kcciuin, plnintiff, charged that the spirncy started in 1901. while she WHS too young to protect he-- interests in a 1,253-ncre estate :ilong tno Tennessee-Kentucky Border. \ , ..Poland's population in 1931 in - 'ieiine«rp v^,u!ir Vn .i ,. ?>'' 1 ' llo r tl " ase 'f 1 ' i*jcc ns much as that o! lennesscc \allev Authority. j Great Britain. _ Cottage Grov Bank Mrs. Eunawiiy. For n period, the land wan in the receivership. The TVA took over con- several years ago after the propi-r- ••'-- ly af/ain had changed hands several limes. named the and Trust Co., of H-"iry j Twin., and its prcsld-u j ^ C ' KiUn( tf- » s chief defsudanu'l shc also named the late j N I Piirycar, Hcnrj- Counlian, and the! , , e and Arkansas Railroad, Trimble said Jatc Mr - all d Mis. R. H. Dunnway that water transportation should b? ner sister and brother-in-law as utilized. as. much as possible during " ----- ..... the present emergency thus reiiev- ' rrnny box .cars for inla'nd' transportation. Leaders Of Methodism Meet I "•NASHVILLE, Tenn,, Teb. 15. (UP) — Methodist Church leaders from .all over the nation gathered today • for the annual meeting of ^r.e General Board of Education of ihf church. : '. Three divisional vice-presidents in charge O f the meeting are Bishop James C. Baker, Lo s Angeles, Gal.; BishOD Wilbur E Hammaker, Denver, Colo.; and Bishop Paul B. Kern, Nashville. The board supervises work done in 43,000 local Sunday Schools and 125 church institutions. It prints educational literature with a combined circulation of 5,030,000. Reports will be made on all phases of this work at the three- day meeting. Hove'you ever seen anyone leave part of a GRAPETTE? Mrs. defendants. Kccnan seeks to recover' lull value or the property .mo punitive damages may be ad- utigcd. ' ' ! She said the 46-year-old con- ' vU'acy. nad remained completely .onc-aled from her until recently, when shc discovered the facts. " According to the suit, Mrs. ;<ce- For a Taxi O. K. CAB JACK MAHSH, Owner BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 As a Natural Aid for HiGH BLOOD PRESSURE High blood pressure associated with kidney disease may i,e reduced by keeping kidneys functioning property. For 50 years doctors linvo prescribed this mineral water from Hot Springs, Ark. Pure tasting not a laxative. ' I'lionc or HTifi- (oilay for free booklet CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Main and Division Bbthcvllic. Ark. GRftPETTE hers a flavor you enioy ANYTIME. tbirsfy « notl WHERE DO YOU GO ... * FOR HOUSEHOLD NEEDS * FOR AUTO ACCESSORIES * FOR GIFT ARTICLES 1 " ; ', q "', Ck tr ' !> l ° Bl;in Hcillh Allt0 ^ II01 » C Supply '™ 1 * 1 > md * merchandise you TW SPECIALS THIS WEEK '" tC cc ElcctUt SPACE HKrVIFRS TABU; ,, AMPS ..;; An? nn| r "n M .'' S «eluS ; tolls f,bte and o!d! 421 421 • al thcsc and thcn al Sl7 - 50 "P MJGGAOE ......... S1S.95 up .MAKE-UP KITS ..... up SKHYING TRAYS ..... 51.50 lip L " te " >lutc COSU " . lr scl5 Rnd m3r >y other toys for young HOME SUPPLY Picket Schools Absenteeism Among Pupils Increases, Rowdyism Declines BUFFALO, N. Y,, Feb. 25. (UP) - Binlnlo kept 2i of Its 08 public schools open today in the fuce ol the biggest teachers' strike in American history, accompanied by Increasing student absenteeism Two high schools mid 10 elementary schools, which opened ycs- •ririy in (te/iance of a walkout of 2,400 teachers demanding higher \,agos, wjrc open again today, with about 8,030 students attending 'But another 63,000 students were on unscheduled holiday, as 16 high schools and 61 elementary schools remained closed. The BDard of Education laced an increasing problem In student absenteeism. About 5,0:0 registered pupils stayed 1 away from the 2| on-n schools yesterday, and today nttendance dropped off still more ..j stuuunt support for teachers', demands grew. ; The contusion and student cic-' monstrations of yesterday were 'king, as the strike settled into sort of routine. Picketing was resumed at the open Lafayette High Schoo:—one student was seen "iong the picketing teachers—but ...luients and teachers who desired to enter the building were al-1 he C taeV' aSS lm " 10lcsled ^^h Yesterday's Jeering was not .,,- P3ated today. Many students stopped to talk to one or WAIWEN. O. i UP> .-Tired O f n, 0 continuum punctures which resulted from the hundreds of nails dropped over the grounds jit Iho 572-aerc ixjrdstown nriny depot, workers devised from waste materials a magnetic nail retriever. They designed a truck-pulled iKiR'lix.ed vehicle which cleans up « sm'ii-fool swath at a lime. Kight to ten pounds of nails and other Ine-cutiinji metal objvcln Is the slung collection per mile of travel device employs six electro-' eis mounted between low- wheels. SCHOOL SIT! more or the ICO teachers on the picket line i Before entering the building-. A' and AgrciuH'.ire clepiirtinciils A l<i- tnl or 93 class yrmtps must 'lie accommodated daily. Mr. Nicholson said the modern high reliool should have a class room tor each member of the faculty, on Iliis basis Klythi-ville should Imve n high school with 20 clawrcom.s, nearly double the number it now hns. The '^cliooi IKHV of.'er.s ln.s.ruc!ion In cou!':-es Involving n total of 39.5 hlph school •••credits, which Is mere than double the number required for graduation. The number o f crcdils still falls short of Din de- niaiiil for .' instruction in elective courses, he said. The library is :ibouL hnif thn size needed at this time; more seats struck her several timer police soli!. Her. .'•creams nHrackul pass- crsby and the men fled. , „ „,„ „„„„,„, .„ ,' r ''» gjrl had three tceih detail of police was on duty as'the Ol1t , """. suff <*«l «» "H -=hool opened, but was withdrawn 1 am! br '" scs •hen it became apparent that no lolpnrn nonfl lin fi\nmit '* are needed In the auditorium and the gymnasium, which is adcquaie for Ihe hljjli scliool, nlso )s usprj l>y the Junior high pupils anci i-i f"r from being large ciiougii in acccmmodale Iwtli groups ^>. tile Homo Economics l>ep;j;-i- niiiiH, 135 Bills are enrolled and forced lo use quarters iiiicndud 10 accommodate not more .tliun ioC pupils. ritui(eil(s (nkinjj vocsitlotiii; agricultural lrn!nln<> should have somi; (,'iound lor their di'inon.strutlon projects und the ulylhi'Villi- :;c!'.ool system j;ow caiiuol furjiish a t)ji;;i<.' acre. At least a hiill'-acre tract is n''Crlcd lor each of Die HO Ijoys enrolled in tliese cyuisct, it was explained. State J)ej:arlniciil Lends As^taiirc Mr. Nicholson WHS fo'io'i'ed uy J. Marion Adams, director of Iho vocational division of the Stain Ut'- partment of Education in Uitlc Rwfc. lie stressed the rrl'ilion of economic conditions in a community to Ihc expenditures by th:U community for eriiittitioi! r-nd p:.inlc<l to, (ho fact that Arkansas janks next to the bottom amoin; s'.ales in the amount spenl fin 1 education. Farmer England, president of IhL' Chamber oi Cumnu-rce. pledged the Mirjporl o[ that orKnni/alton to a iiKivemciil to ]»-ovldr> hctter hish school facllKics. Mat; ficru;;'.'!>, inrmlicr of Ihn Chlckas-iw Athletic Ci'ib. Miagc.slevi that fumls he cK- nr,ted in tin ainounl equal to t'Ue year's school (axes. 15. A. Lynch, president, of Ihe Kunneis Bank & Trust Co., proposed doubling the school tax by iiiiikins a voluntary levy or 18 mi'ls fn addition to the maximum !!)mill legal levy. U-.-i"! «u an itsscssn'l vnlualinii nf S:(,8«.0!10 in liie rli.;lrict. Mr. I-.vticli saiil (I;c <lisdic( nniv rc- '•rivcil arnroximnlcly SfiS.OCO. ami thai doubling this sum fcr uiie yi-ai- liquid pravltlc sufficient iuruls to obtain tlic needed land ^"r a JICK' building, •). .s. iirnnion. mx'hilcct, pointed to llic advisability of ob'tainlns; ncodfd fiiiuls for both construction it.'id operation uf all schools in the county through rinsing assessments un i-pal and personal property. •Vlth the stalo plunnins to dis- ciHillnne the levying or an ad vi.Joicm tax after IDIfi. any county ran ineix-iisc- its assessments w i(h- <nit hc«n« forctti to pay more than a faiv amount to (he support of Die st:ito (fokwjjinejit. The < iiininatiuti or tlic slate iJ-\ an rc.;l cslalc :iJU | person.ll projin-ly, it , v ;i s rxpLiincd, will leave' counlif's Jite lo uroviilt' tax funds to iiu-ct their liccds on a' ci.rinly unit basJ.s. "If ;\o nci'd 3« m ii] s j,, i nx(;s lo fn ance our schools." Mr. Branson said. ' let's double the' assessments ami Ihe present maximum 18 mill t:>_x will give us the funds wo need. "We cnn cut the present tax rate III half for city ami county governmental purposes and still have as much money as Ihc maximum levies now yield on the basis of the !ow assessments," lie said. Dinner was served' to the group by mcmlKKi of (ho faculty in (he Home Economics Department and pupils in the department. HEAI- ESTATK KOlt To prospective buyers we liavo n BDlect ll^t of IIOUSPK—hcnics—apLs. — busi- Jlc «-e^ acreage ami farms in arjd around Bljlljevlllc. We Uelv finance »ale». riiona -•Mil. J, J. rlcld. Eomled Kcal E«»le Broker. TRY need be feared. High School Girl Brutally Beaten; Two Men Sought MEMPHIS, Tcnn., Feb. 25. (UP) : J olice were searching tjilny for ,\vo men who attempted lo criminally attack n 17-year-old higi school student here late last -.ieht The men dragged tile gin into an alley, tore her clothes ana KEROSENE & FUEL OIL WHEN COllSTlPflTION makes yc-j t-el punk as the die Sans, b:inus on stomach upset, sour taste, gassy discomfort tMe,Dr. Caldwell's famous medicine <o qmcKly pull the tiifRer on lazy "in- il.':u= , EnJ Iielp you fiel bright niul chijiper again. DR. CALOWELL-S is Ihc wonticrful sen- na laxative contained in good old Syrup Pej-.-.isi to mrikc (• so easy lo lake. MftiiY COCTORS use pepsin preparations in prescripUoii= lo make Ihc medicine more [a!alail3 and nRreeablc to t;:ix-. J;o be Eure yoxir iaiativo is con- t;uneJ HI Syrup Pepsin. INSIST ON DR. CnLOW£LL'S -the fa- vorils f. millions for 50 years, ami feet' (pat wholesome relief from constipa- (i<m. Kven f'.nicky children love it. CAMllotJ: Use only as directed. FINER Vacuum Packed COFFEE Can Ib 50c LADY CAN NED FOODS Found at PICKARD'S I'li'onn 2M2 1011 ChickiisfiwJ)a I attention j welders. You Ciin now purchase ,-t complete acetylene welding outfit for §62. This is the type medium size genuine Harris Calorific, the oldest manufacturer of welding equipment. BLYTHEViLLE Machine Shop I'h. 2Si!8 Phone 828 I'ETKOI,KUM Voar Source of Dependable Service SSiSlNAlAXATlVE nround people who specialize in know- illy what makes Huick "tick." It's I lie reason we Inok on every job I hiil conies in not inerely «.s K-nr/t lo he done — but as n result to he achieved. lou know tlic sonjj well. It's tlic lilting mcloily ota double-quartet of Huick cylinders nil sweetly in tune. The humming harmony of Virc- ball power souring you up the hills, winging you blillidy.nlong llie .straightaway. It's one of the reasons you bought n UuicUin the first plucc-tc'A.v" ulkeefiit? You can — if you make certain your car is nut merely serviced but cared for as something this fine should be. If you sec that il gels not just mi occasional oil change or body wash or battery check, but Ihe thoiighlftt!, cxfierl, understanding iillenlioii Ihnl keeps your titiick a/K'nyx a flnick nt itx best. It's to do just this (hat we equip our shop with special idols to do ihc job riglil and in ihc shortest lime - keep our pin-is department slocked wilb parts approved by Hmck engineers as right for ihc job - build our stuff '1 he cost of such ear care is no greater than Ihe same amount of ordinary servicing. The return is far greater in (lie long-run smoothness, satisfaction and car life you get. If you care about your iiuick - let us care for it. Walnut and Broadway Telephone 553

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