The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 27, 1947 · Page 4
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MX State Aid Asked In School Strike 'I ' f;V '.'-.'• . . Rowdyism of Pupils A Foptorirj Deciding To Close All Units BUFFAljO/'-N.''•'Y;, Feb. 27—(UP) —The Board "pf Education closed all public schools for the duration of Ihe teachers strike today and the city appealed to the state commissioner Jjf education for aid in settling ihi four-dny-o!d dispute. "The strjke is not just a local Issue buUa "fundamental .state problem," Ma.vjir Bernard J. Dowel snlrt in a letter to education commissioner Francis Spnuldlng. "I appeal-, to von to inlcnvnc in this revolt, apainst the slate educational authority." Dowd reiterated that the city w.is unable to grant the salary inere.ises demanded by the striking touchers V, -without iiufhority to levy nddilion- " nl taxes. ' (Iij Albany, an educational com- mitte'e wp. s scheduled to report to the legislature today on a permanent salaj-v increase" for the stair's 73,000 public, school teachers.I The Board of Education decided to close' all schools at a special meeting late yesterday. Previously 77 schools had been closed by the walkout of 2,500 teachers while 19 elementary school? and two high schools continued to hold classes. Rowdyism Increases The closing "affecls 2.Site public school teachers ami nuout TI.dOD piipiis. It docs, not affect the 20.000 pupils attending parochial schools. I The board order said n "serious | situation" existed and Instructed r Superintendent Robert T. Bnpst to | close the schools until "it becomes feasible to reopen .them." The board also Issued a s'nte of emergency proclamation. But this \vas regarded as a mere formality to insure continued state aid. Under an i emergency the , schools arc eligible to receive state aid even though they arc closed. Decision to close all the schools w»s influenced' by reports of increasing rowdyism by pupils. Fifteen of in non-striking sc hool principals told the board that disorder •was becoming rampant. "Even ordinaVily . well-behaved pupils are beginning to nci up,'' one said. ,; ''. ' The teachers;were as determined as ever to fight to the linlsh for an immc(liatc;:"S5ao cost-of-livinf • bonus and n $i,024 salary increase ext year. f Food Rations Running Very Low For Snowbound Radio Engineers ERISTCL, Teiin.. IVj. 27. iDl'l — Ttvo radio cn^nccra and n wotnn<i.j tiaj:p?c! jn a throe-room collate- on top ol White -Mountain, tod.iy, were down to their last five cans' of fcod as a pack-mule party iou/hi to reach them Iliruuvli 12-j fool snowdrills. [ Throe aiti'turfls to drop supniu-s ;y air lo I'ligineLTS Kennel!i He-1 «itt. Jr., and Warren Giipln ajuj Oilpin's 21-yeiu -oltl wife fallen yes- i tcrday bemusj 'of a thick haze] ever the S,5:o-foot inuuntnin. i But the muioonod ronplc and! BeuiU .sen 1 njinricd in poodj rpirits. r i'lircii;h Maiining Bi'isioll Radio Station WOPI'.s FM Iran nnHcl" thry ']iiiinl;tii:cd radio ro la.n with the outside world, j "We are iTUiuj: plenty of lu'ut | from our fuel oil platU.' Iticy tolcl j V.'CTl's pr«'sl(u'nt iind ;;cju'i'ai inuu- :»:ci'. w. A. Vi'ilsoii. "•Bin. wi> have to \vnsc-h i!sr i l^:f.':*'i iiii'-cltiiH 1 iu| sliitts and I hat cms down on T.II-! sleep." j \ViJ. L :oM saiii tlie t\vo men tramp- j ed ilo'.vn Ihe mountain a mile Tuesday and secured some supplies at: a caretakers' lint before relnrnini;! lo ihe tottaue. nut conlitnicd snow since ilieji has niaile liny liinhei 1 ] tiijjs imtiossible. They Imvc lived r,n top of ihe mountain since tile station bcu.ii) its FM sci'vicc last Dec. 15, Wilson Miiri. "They \]idn't scorn too worried a':out the short fodo stocks when we talked to them late last night. \Vilsm: related, ''and tl^cy said ov- wynnc felt fine." \VJKou .saul tla 1 ni^iJieeis were comliuiiui; to ii:.,]iitaii) Hie six- hour d:iil;.' FM schedule at the mountain-top iinn.s;niitt'r. which Is just ever llif ViiKinla slale line and 53 uiilc.s Jiuin jjerr. ') Ju? mai(»"H'd lii'> du not plan to K':UV Iheii ];oM when rcs-UL'rs real 1 !] UK;:I-. "All they want is some Iccul. Wilsim Miici. 'l'ii<. deep drills nil top of the mmmiani wvr<> caused ny lasl week's b^i?/.ud. Memphis Plans Improvements To Cost Millions MEiY:i>affcj, Twin., Feb. 27. (UP) —Buna UMICS touluij,' S£J,Ujb.t)Uu will bi; ;jiit b-jloro llje Memphis ami Sue: jy County voters for rel-' creiHlnm approval 'in the March '/•> Bronchial Coughs! Due To Colds . Upper Bronchial Irritations Many iulfer«ri hgv* found luckl*y't fom-ou* CAUA01OI Wl.ljio quickly rilUvvj p«r»tir*/il, nitlr coughi due lo cold* and Unp«r-l«nuMol |«ii*lEen t . Rut b,. wr» you g«| BucVky't (>HAOtOL Ml»lvi«, inods En U. S. A,—by far iK< ta<vtt\ i*l)ir.» cjjugh'medUin* In cold wlnli/ Canada—cnty 45 cvnti ol drug >1o/ii •vctYwncr*. wooivs maio STOKE CI'J'V I>UUG CO K1IU1V JlllOS. DKUU CO. Rescuer Fails . To Save. Youth, But is Rescued GREEN COyjE SPRINGS Fin ; . Feb. 27. (UP)— For-10,minutes bnr- . tender Delmus.Lamb strove to kc-c-j •himself and n severi-ycnr.-old boy afloat in HID chilly St. Johns River •while some 50Vrno,lorisls. looked on from the bridge directly overhead Finally he had to let his burden go and the boy sank to the bottom The attempted: rescuer wns savrd" by a highway' "pnlrolman who nr- rivefl in time to throw Lnmb i\ raff The boy, Allen Sikcs. plunged i'Ho the river in & truck \yhlcli went off_the bridge., A Navy liunich -e- covered the body of the boy mid his oncle. Luther Henry Sikes. The £0 raolorlsts drove on, Gypsy Queen Dies; Only Missing Son Can Plan Burial j ATHENS. Term., Feb. 27 (Up,_ Townspeople here todnv joined in Biding some 5Q '.Gypsy mombcrs of the Irish horse- traders tribe in i search for the eldest son of' lh-?ir tribal tradition, decries that no funeral arrangement can b™ mad" w anyone but the..eldest son beli-n-nrt Florida S ° mewhef " e l!v Georgia" or Tiie tribe annually comes to Athens for a stay of several week.-. Read courier: News Want Ads. I^PPl^ I I 1 I I I I \-\w\f-^ peel and core ap- , pies. For each apple combine { 0,4 tbs. brown sugar, 2 tsp. • hiTitpr '4 tsp. salt. ™ "P" c?nnamon. Fill centers and cover apples. Place each apple on large square ot Ms Julie's Pie.Crust and cover w "th pestry. Bake in mod- erale overi'350' for 40 mm. Serve with hard sauce. fie Crust F VE THE ANSWER MKDUIiM 1S e HKi) CROSS GRAPE JUICE ,,.27 G KEI.LORO'S SWANSnOWN 15 C zmi i 2.">0 size ftt\f Do?.. AU Crisi) -|7t Head I I TKXSUN I-'rosh U" 1,1). lit f 1~ = «! Si/c. Each 5' LITTLE SUPER MARKET AIR BASE GITY SUPER MARKET 109E - Moi " Phone 2668 COURIEIT 'tod!" 1 elctllon, It wns <i| sc , OSr '(lie money will be used tor •, vi'.st mm:I>ji' <)l public projects !„- cliidnii school, ulr;iorl. lairgro'unu parking and hospital improvements' Memphis voters will hs asked u> ass on 15 -cond Issues i«r s,'.- u . •MG.OOil. while 11,,; le ,st of She'lb* wuiity will b-> confronted win lsl't issues totaling fSEOJIFO Moanwhltc. James j. Weusams unopposed caniiidmc for mayor h-i.' taken 20 bills u, M ils | )viM( .' ^ ieglslntivc authorization of the A;tu:illy. th« bills c :i!l for u total | hut the voter.; will uoi O f a»kpii ! to Siillttt on $lo.n:o(!OD of u,., I amount. ' THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, If)l7 On Hind It-nili- '1'ulvi. Okln.. and lidinonton, C'liiada, lli^ on the most direct air llnc> between the Pnnuma Canal mid Khanghal, clilnii. Read Courier News Want Ads IN IHi; I'llOUATU CJOI/KT 1'OK ')ni; cni('KASA\v r i)A DiSTiiicrr Or MISSISSII'I'I COUNTY, AK- KAXSAS. Ill Ihe .Mille: of the Instate ) of i;.l>.'it M. lluttiiKit Deceased) I'l-ulintv No. 1700 NO'iici: or Aiinii.visntATioN Not];,, is hereby KJven thai letter*; 'j! :;(l:y.ijiistr;Hion ,with Will annexed, v.i'ir Kianicd to the undersign(!d ujjon tho estate of EliDclt M. Hulhnan. deceased, on the 10!h <!,-.}• nt J-Vjntaiy IM1 Oy the Pro- bale court or the Chickasawba I District o[ MNsksljij:! C'oiml.v, Ar-. i kunsns. All j):rsons havinn claims oi 1 deimiiul.s asuinsL said estate! j must exhibit them, ]iroj>crly auth- : ! t'liticalcd, to the undersiencil for 1 j allowance witliln i| x months from! tlie date of the first publication of \ tlns> notice or they shall be imrrd j lorevcr and precluded from any benefits in .such ci'lalr. The address of the undersigned adminisl:ator is 412 N. 9th Street, BlylhcviUo, Arkansas. Dated tills 12th day of February, 1917. EUik'RT M. HUFFMAN Administrator Reid & Roy. attornevs 213-20-27 RU80H ^ „ MENTHOLATUM f^/ FROZEN FOODS Lockers for Rent—Meat Curing— Groceries — Meats — Vegetables— Wilson Pasteurized Milk— Birdseye Frozen Products We Deliver Telephone 2002 Mail , , [( 2Js , Slrt . el DOMINION Automatic' . . . SCORES OF HARD-TO-GET ITEMS FOR THE HOME OFFERED AT DRASTIC REDUCTIONS! ! SHOP! SAVE! No, we're NOT closing out ... Bur the expansion of our b M siner s necessitates increasing our floor space to three time, its present size ... and we must make room for workmen immediately ... Thus we are SACRIFICING OUR ENTIRE STOCK AT BIG SAVINGS! Come in and look these values over. You'll say it', the year's BIGGEST BARGAIN EVENT! ATTRACTIVE BREAKFAST SET AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICES IN TWO BEAUTIFUL STYLES ELECTRIC | Water Heaters j < Double Element, <lfl Gal. I $98.50 I Single I'Jlement, :{() (; a |. j $74.50 j Electric TOASTERS PROCTOR POP-UP DOMINION $44.95 f Automatic | | i Smartly . designer! breakfast s-^ts to brighten your home. In glistening white enahiel finish or in shiny walnut. Sturdily con- strin.-lorl, red leatherette covered chaii-K. Roth Ptyles offered in 5-pieces. I White Enamel Reg. 42.50 $29.95 Walnut Finish Reg. 47.50 $33.95 > ; Sec Our \ Fine Collection | of House wares \ al new • ! Low Prices! «• 'Ciiee Mole Desk CONSOLE RA080 Floor AIoclcl MAJJSTIC $189.50 Combination RADIO & Record Player 7-Tube Majestic $89.50 National Rose STUDIO COUCHES MQ 50 *I7 «P Pine quality. 7-<lr;iwer Knee Hole D.-sk now lirinc onrv«i nt a m-.v low i»-iw! St;i]i(J;ird s!.:oii. Dnuvci's nre deep with pu-iiiy of room A ivn! vnlup. 11.95 To Provide Your Home with New Beauty Choose from an Unlimited Selection You'll find in our stocks chairs of every sire Priced and description, being offered at unusual . savings. All sturdily constructed, with long- __ wearing tapestry upholstery. In all colors Move . . . Smart designs. See them. Come In Today For Choice Selection E FERGUS CO OSCEOLA, ARKANSAS 5-Piece Bedroom Suite Solid Oak—Natural Finish Plate Glass Mirror Twin Hett $149.50 Others From 59.50 DISHfES 31 PC. Set 9.50 39 PC. Set 10.95 40 PC. Set 12.50 46 PC. Set 16.92 58 PC. Set 17.95 65 PC. Set 22.50 < Cuban 53-Pc. Sets ] Only 16.95 f

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