The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 14, 1951 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 14, 1951
Page 2
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PAGE TWO (ASK.) COURIER HEWf TODAY, DECEMBER 14, 19W '•Arkansas News Briefs— Hoi Springs Schools Face Closing Short of 9 Months 1 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS HOT SPRINGS—Unless more money becomes available, Hot Springs school* will clow the present term short ol nine months. The school board last night set April 18, 1852, as closing date. Supt. R. L. Bedwell told the board the schools face an anticipated deficit of 168,424 »nd "there is no possibility ot running a nine-month term on public funds." An April 18 closing would mean a seven and two-lhlrdi month term. Romeo Short Chosen by Farm Bureau CHICAGO—The American Farm Bureau Federation has re-elected Romeo E. Short, Brinkley, Ark., as Its vice president. The federation eloMd It* 1051 meeting here yesterday. Green County's '50 Finances Audited LITTLE ROCK—The state comptroller's office yesterday got around to reporting on an audit of Greene County's 10J6 finances, The audit division said the county ended the year with • balance of 527,313 and that accounts of olflctals were in good condition. Greene County spent $131,674 on roads during the year, the report stated. Highway Commission Hires Attorney LTTTLE ROCK—The Arkansas Highway Commission has engaged Warren Wood, Little Rock attorney, to represent it during public hearings by the Highway Audit Commission next month. Hearings by the audit group, established by the 1D51 Legislature to investigate operations of the Highway Department, are to begin Jan. 16. Highway Commission Chairman J. B. Lambert said the attorney would b« paid by commissioners individually. 'Morals' Enter Race Track Case Morley Tellt Poor Reports He Has Heard On Financial Backer LITTLE ROCK.- Dec. 14. f/P|— The controversial Dixie Downs. racetrack franchlw may b« attacked from mother quarter. Arkansas Revenue Commissioner Dean Morley s«ld lust night he hurt received "allegations" concern Ing the morals »nd financial re sponslblllty o( Robert J. Bolleau irlnclp«l stockholder In ^.D1 x I e Downs, Inc. Under Arkansas law, lack o[ morals and sufficient financial backing are the only grounds for rejecting a petition for a racetrack ' Morley, ex-ofllce chairman of the state racing commission, said the allegations came from out-of-«tate sources. 'It would not be fair to Mr Bolleau to say that any deflnlt determination as to the truth 0- falslty of the allegations had bttn mnde," said Morley. He added that Bolleau would have an opportunity to answer th« ccusattons and further Inquiry would be made only if It is Justified. >now Expected F or Arkansas On Weekend LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 14. W>—It may not last long enough to provide a white Christmas, but snow Is expected In Arkansas today. The U.S. Weather Bureau here said temperatures would drop sharply and light rain would turn into snow when a cold front from Canada moves Into Northwest Ar- kansa* this afternoon, Light, but not- general, snow was reported yesterday—at Harrison. Other sections of the state may not get snow, but, says the Weather Bureau, a cold, damp weekend is In store for all of Ai Kansas. A minimum temperature of 23 degrees is forecast for Little Rock tonight. Rita Hoyworth Suspended ForNotR«porting to Work HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 14. UP>— Rita Hayworth has been suspended by Columbia Studio for falling to report for work. She said she stayed away because she didn't get a completed script of her new picture. The studio said that Miss Hayworth, although not indicating any dissatisfaction over the story In almost a month of rehearsing, now Is displeased with it Strike Idles Alumina Plant Construction Stopt On Arkansas Firm BAUXITE, Ark., Dec. 14. IJPi— A strike by 90 workers hu Idled about 5SO others and halted construction of the Aluminum Company of America's »*5 million alumina plant here. David Love, a representative of Local !M of the ATL pipefitters and steamfltters union, said 20 members of hts union walked out yesterday and set up picket lines which other construction workers refused to croM. Ralph Beachem, ALCOA superin- tendent in chart* ot conitaicUon, said construction work had stopped. He said about 440 were Idle but that some 150 office workers were not affected. At/COA Is Its own («neral contractor on the project. The dispute Involves one of several sub-con- trartors. ' Poultry Man fte-/n*toted WASHINGTON, Dec. 14. Wj—A discharged" Rogers, Ark., poultry company employe has be«n ordered reinstated by the National Labor Relations Board. The company Is to pay back wages to CharlM P, Herd, from the time of hi* dismissal last Oct. I. Faragould Man't S*n Win U.S. Medal of Honor WASHINGTON, D«. 14. (/P>— Ttl« son of i Fangould, Ark., nilroad employe ha* r«celv«d th« Congrw- sion«l Medal of Honor, the n*tlon'i hlfhwt millUry d«or»tlon, . Matter Set. Hubert L. L*e, M, of Lelind, UiM., took command of hi* platoon In the and Infantry Division when hi* platoon leader waf wounded. Read Courier New. OUulfled Ads. ...ef fie St.Joseph ASPIRIN WOfllU :> IflHCtST bUIER 01 10.. Henry Donham Dies in Little Rock. LITTLE ROCK—Henry Donham, widely known LJttle Roclt attorney, died yesterday. He was ST. He was senior partner in tho firm of Donham, Fulk and Mehaffey; general counsel for the Missouri raclllc Railroad In Arkansas and Oklahoma and a dl»ctor of the Peoples National Bank here. and a teen-age boy and girl facing the club symbol of a clover, it bears the four H's, which stand for Head, Heart, Hands and Health. Ex-Solon Loses School Tuition Fight at Harrison HARRISON, Ark., Dec. 14. (/P(—A ormer legislator has loat his court Ight against school tuition fees. But three Intervening parents, who asked to become members ol he former state- representative's suit will have their day In court on .he matter next Thursday. Chancellor J. Lloyd yes- Lerdny ruled ngnlml Lewis Dowell's aw suit against the Harrison School District and Supt. R. L. Smith. Dowcll attacked legality of -he district's charging tuition fees students; Judge Shouse ruled that Dowell was not qualified to challenge the collection of registration lees because he U not a contributor to the tuition fund. Negro Saved from Chair As McMath Resets Date LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 14. Wj— Execution of Herman Maxwell, Hempstead county Negro thrice convicted of' rape, has been atayed to permit him to appeal to the U. 8. Supreme Court. Maxwell wai, to have tiled In the electric cho\ the; Tucker State Prison Farm..this morning. But Gov. McMath yesterday rescheduled the execution for Jan. 18 to give Maxwell's attorney time to prepare an appeal. ' REPOSSESSED USED CARS 1951 Hudson 1948 Studebaker Land Cruiser _ ,. f _J 1948 Hudson 1949 Packard 1941 Chevrolet 1947 DeSoro 1950 Hudson 3 1947 Hudsons 1947 Dodge i-Ton Truck 1947 Chevrolet Tractor 1941 Carter Single- Axle 24-foot Trailer 'Most all of*the used cars listed are equipped with radio and heater. Here's your big opportunity to purchase a used-car at tremendous savings! We've repossesed a large number of caj-g and we're anxious to move them. Come by now and look them over! EVERY CAR MUST GO! BIG DISCOUNTS! This Is Your Opportunity to SAVE! *' ^**'*^^5J*^ < 'V>**^P«S< \l DELTA LOAN & FINANCE COMPANY OF BLYTHEVILLE :!24.;#'«i;'Ash. ; i '•''/, i Phone 20*1 '.% 105 W. Main St. Blytheville, Ark. No Deliveries No Phone Orders fenrin* Ivdgtt-Mlndtd fofts [R Atab«ino. AritonMt, Iowa. MMv>», Mlllillippl, Ohi», r.rn.yKonlo and T.nnou* WE ARE CLOSING OUR BLYTHEVILLE, ARK. STORE DECEMBER 22nd-BARGAiNS WHILE THEY LAST!! OUR LOSS - - - YOUR SAVINGS !! I! EVERY ITEM IN THE STORE REDUCED 10% to 75% DU* L TO% R HARPLY CUT LY PRICES ,'{ ECONOME WARDROBE Reg -4.95 $3.88 v 52 Gal. Electric 1 HOT WATER HEATER 134.50 99.88 £6,000 BTU OIL HEATER 69.95, 56.88 • Floor Sample '; ELECTRIC WASHER 108.95 88.88 ; , Table Model BATTERY RADIO 29.95 17.77 5-Burner Table Top KEROSENE RANGE 122.50 97.00 OIL COOK RANGE 143.95 88.00 20" TRICYCLE 13.95 9.88 DAIRY PAILS 1.15 77c T/ 2 KP CLINTON GAS ENGINE 53.75 44.0C ALL PAINT 15% OFF CLOTHESPINS - - - 4c dozen FERTILIZER SPREADER 8.50 Reg. Only 6.88 4 Qt. Weorever PRESSURE COOKER 9.95 Reg. Only 5.59 DUST MOPS 49c Reg. Only 27c ALUMINUM SKILLET 1.29 Reg. Only 77c 3 PC. ALUMINUM RANGE SET 4.49 Reg. Only 2.29 10 Qt. ENAMEL COFFEE BOILER 1.99 1.67 53 Piece DISH SET 21.45 Reg. Only 15.88 ALL ENAMELWARE 25% OFF 40 GAL. WATER SOFTENER 320.00 Reg. Only 199.00 TRILMONT ELECTRIC HEATER 12.95 Reg. Only 7.88 5 GAL. MOTOR OIL 3.69 Rsg. Only 2.69 2 Gang Tractor Drawn DISC HARROWS 255.00 Reg. Only 191.00 Brown Boy GARDEN TRACTOR Reg. 167.95 $4 J^O 2H.Pl 14 j Only 1 At This Price ROOFING HEXAGON SHINGLES Per J 70 Square l} Colors—Red. Green & Black TIRES & TUBES Save 10% on Our Entire Stock REFRIGERATORS Floor Samples Reg. 299.50 Supreme 9' 199.50 Reg. 265.50 Deluxe 9' 189.50 Reg. 239.50 Standard 9' 169.50 LINOLEUM RUGS Reg. 4.89, 6x9 2.49 Reg. 7.98, 9x10'/j 4.69 Reg. 5.98, 7'/ 2 x9 2.25 Reg. 8.89, 9x12 4.88 NAILS All Sizes While They Last Per 799 100 Ibs / : Portable ELECTRIC IRON 57.75 Reg. Only 46.88 KINGSTON VACUUM CLEANER 19.95 Reg. 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Only 46.00 USED RUBBER TIRED CEMENT MIXER Gas Powered 291 ISALE BEGINS SATURDAY DEc.isth-RUNS THRU SATURDAY DEC. 22nd

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