The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 18, 1951 · Page 2
Get access to this page with a Free Trial
Click to view larger version

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Publication:
Location:
Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Tuesday, December 18, 1951
Page:
Page 2
Cancel
Start Free Trial

Page 2 article text (OCR)

9A6B TWO (AHK.) COURIER NEWS —AP Wlrtpholo OAV BLADE—Sleet and freezing temperatures tied up traffic and made driving hazardous at St. Louis, Mo., but weather failed to cut any ice with Jack Shelterly. He put on ft pair of Ice skates and conducted business at his filling station with narry a jllp when the freezing rain .turned his gas station into a skating rink. More Snow Falls On Cold Midwest Notion's Death Toll Mounts in Severe Wintry Weather Bj The Associated Press More snow fel! over the already white-covered Midwest today and a fresh blast of subzero cold was on the way. Meanwhile, the nation's death toll from last week end's se- Tere wintry weather mounted. Th« wiowstorm borne on winds of JO to 25 miles an hour, moved eastward. The cold weather also WM expected to follow the storm to the Eastern Seaboard, OoflbJe Don* Follows Th«, ,double dose of snow and •ever* cold appeared following the 1 pattern of the storm and icy weath-' •r which walloped the Eastern half el th» nation the last four days. ; Thr rtorm center which moved STRIKE (Continued from Page 1) Aluminum Company of America and the Kaiser Aluminum Co. expire December 31. The third principal aluminum producer, Reynolds Metals Co., has a contract extending to. April. The steel companies Invited to send representatives to the government-conducted negotiations beginning here Thursday are the U. S. Steel Corporation, Bethlehem Steel Co., Republic Steel Corp., Jones & Lnufihltn, Youngs town Sheet A: Tubs Co., Armco Corp., Wheeling Steel Corp., Inland steel Co., Sharon Sleel. and the Great Lakes Steel Co. Marked Tree Feels 'Quake' Eastern Arkansas S«etor 'Jarred;' No Damage Reported MARKED TREE, Arlt, W) — An earth tremor that "felt like a car ran into the side ol the house" Jarred this section of Eastern Arkansas l»xt nljht. The shock wa« felt about 8 p.m. and caused anxious resident U) Jam telephone exchange* here and In nearby l<epanto. No serious damage was reported. rasurt M Seconds Startled citizens said the "rumble" lasted from five to 30 seconds. The center ol the quake was believed to be about 80 miles north west of Memphis, Term. Marked Tree U 49 miles northwest of Memphis. ' Mrs. J, E. Singleton, manager of the exchange, said she thought there were three tremors. Whole Building Shook Mayor Jess Wyke, who was at the Marked Tree schoolhouso, said the whole building shook. "It wns like an explosion, but H was too general and there wasn't nny noise," he said. Lepanto Police Chief Buck Ew- Ing said he didn't notice the ouake ia he was driving; on a highway, "but the folks at- home said It felt like a car had run Into the side of the hou.se." About 100 miles northwest of this nren is Reelfoot I^ake. formed during the winter of 1811-12 when earthquakes ripped the region. The history of Reelfoot says the course of the nearby Mississippi River was changed and iu waters fiocded the fissures to form the big lake. from the Central Plains to the Chicago area early today brought snow over the upper Mississippi Volley, the Great Lakes region southward to the Ohio Valley. Two to five inches of freih snow was reported In Uie area. It was mostly rain in the lower Mississippi Valley and the southeastern stntcs, with some freezing rain along the northern and eastern borders. Realtor License Law Discussed The new real estate license law, exacted by the Arkansas legislature at Its last session, was discussed by the Blythevillc Real Estate Board at Its monthly meeting last night at the Hotel Noble. A provision of the 19C1 law requires each applicant for a broker's license to furnish * surety bond for $2000 before a license can be issued, It was pointed out. E. M. Terry, newjy-elected prcsl-. dent, presided at the meeting. Other officers elected for 1853 are J .E. Stevenson, Jr.. vice-president, and D. O. Pafford, secretary-treasurer. Following a Ulk by r. B. Joyner on the 1851 Community Chest drive, board members voted to give part of the treasury's surplus to he Chest " $ '™u E ;,o!n""' "°"»«»"«»«».' «<> rWw«uTc«J>: k..dl. " ?'t '.".'' in °, u)6ma| - "TICS. A Touch ol In. l ' M -> »'"• P"» «' '"'"on. ,,,„„ „;„ , fw , kond ,.. a * u . , . —• 5" "SY TO STORL N. Hounrj only up il out and IK,o« o.ay. (loo, , pQ c. ni.d.,} No mull, no dust. Exclusive Dual Suction * . . . two fan« for greater dirt-gelling action I floating Brush . automatically adjusts lo any rug Ihicfcnen. Midway Handgrip '. . . perfectly balanced for easier carrying. AMAZING SINGER* Hand Cleaner LARGEST SELLING HAND CLEANER IN THE WORLD! fay $S.OO dawn—$1.00 p«r month lightweight, yet powtrful at many Ml-ilz* cleonen. Truly SINGER-D«p«ndob!«l Ntrw ie pttochmeriti for cvtry kind of (leaning alto available, i Vv? Mlfdy^ Q ^J \^ (l&m 1 SINGER SEWING CENTER * 414 W. Main Phone 2732 BlythevilU it, Commodity And Stock Markets- New York Cotton Mar May July Oct Opon High Low 1:15 .. 4167 4170 4120 4140 4141 40S7 4133 4103 4100 4100 4048 4061 .... 3855 3800 3825 3830 N. O. Cotton Mar May July Oct Open High Low 1:15 416fl 4169 4120 4131 4130 4140 4602 4107 4096 4097 4050 4060 3847 3860 3831 3838 Soybeons Jan Men May July High Low *5 300H 303'1 293% 302"i 238 302 297 Close 300 K 299 K 203 (4 New York Stocks A,T and T Amer Tobacco . Anaconda Copper Beth Steel Chrysler \\ Coca-Cola Oen Electric . '.'.'. Gen Motors N Y Central '.'..'. Int Harvester . Republic Steel . .. Radio Socony Vacuum !" Sttidebaker Standard of N J .. Texas Corp . ... Sears U S Steel '.".'.. Sou. Pac 150 1-8 50 50 5-8 70 1-3 101 1-2 57 3-4 51 1-4 18 5-8 34 1-2 40 5-8 23 5-8 34 3-4 33 1-3 13 3-8 55 5-8 56 39 59 7-8 Two Men Hurt In Auto Wrecks Krutz Bridge Scene Of Another Accident Two men were Injured, neither seriously, In separate traffic accidents In North Mississippi County yesterday afternoon »nd early today. The Injured are Alvln Dunnlvant of Blytheville, who'suffered a broken leg In an accident at Krutz Bridge on North Highway 61. and Ira Rogers of Jonesboro, who suffered facial lacerations In a car- truck crash on State Highway 77 three miles north of Leachvllle. State Trooper Clyde Barker, who Investigated both accidents, said Mr. Dunnlvant was injured at 1:20 a.m. today when the car he was driving crashed into the west rail- Ing of T crutz Bridge, spun around and then crashed Into th« east ratling. Thrown Inta Ditch Mr. Dunnlvant was thrown clear of the wreckage and Into the ditch. Mr. nosers was injured yesterday afternoon when the car he was driving collided with a truck driven by Leon Elder of Cardwell, Mo., on State Highway 77. Trooper Barker said Mr. Rogers' car, which had been parked on the side of the highway, pulled across the 'highway Into the path of the truck. Both vehicles were badly damaged In the accident. Deputy Sheriff Floyd Burris ot Leachville, assisted Trooper Darker with the investigation. Livestock CHICAGO (AP)-USDA _ Hogs 17.000; moderately active; barrows nnd gills steady to 10 cents lower, mostly steady; sows largely steady; 26-18.65; lop 18.15 for around three decks: most choice 230-270 lb butchers 18.25-18.65; top 18.15 for around three decks: most choice 230-210 tb J7.25-18.25; many loads butchers 250 lb averages 17.75; 280-310 lb 16.15-17.25; sows under -100 lb 15.00-16.25; Instances slightly more; Non-Slop Train The longest dally non-stop train run is said to be that of the "Plying Scotsman," between Kings Cros.. nnd Edinburgh, a distance of 397.7 miles. 400-500 lb 14.00-15.25; occasional heavier sows down to 13.50 or below; good clearance. Cattle 6,000 calves 300; yearlings and light steers under 1,100 Ibs grading good to low-prime steady; few snlcs strong; otherwise general steer market slow, but steady with late Monday; heifers mostly ty and below fully steady; better bulls weak, others steady; vealers firm; bulk choice to low prime fed steers and yearlings 33.00-36.25; few loads held above; part-load prime steers 37.00; good to low-choice steers 30.00-32.75. KEY CLUB (Continued from Page 1) Blythevile High School »long the same lines as the Klwanls Club serves Blytheville." Membership to the club, he said, Is open to all boys In the achool who can qualify. According to by laws of th« organization members must be certified by the school principal or superintendent. The BlytheviDe c!ub will have 14 charter members. The club's application for organization and charter will be filed with Key Club International after It Is presented to the Klwante Club tomorrow. The Key Club will work hand In hand with the Klwanls Club, Mr. Harrison said, and two Key Club members will meet with the Klw»- nians each week while two Klwa- nians will attend the Key Club's weekly meetings. Other members of the Klwanls' Key club Committee are O. E. Knudsen, W. D. Tommey and W, B. Nicholson. CEASE-FIRE (Continued from Page 1) steps In Korea. The conference was attended by Gen. James A. Van Fleet, U. N. ground commander in Korea, and Vice-Adm. C. Turner Joy, head of the U. N. armistice team. No progress was reported by a second truce subcommittee arguing at Panmunjom over how to enforce an armistice. It adjourned until 11 a.m. Wednesday 9 p.m. Tuesday EST. Thinks to Dr. Wonmug'a time machine, Alley OOP can escape the Christmas shopping* deadline b? fl-flnr back to prehistoric But can yooT For Christmas Give something for the HOME From LEMON'S Gifts Up to $5 fiiiyfe,. CANDIES TH I Y'RI D I L I C I O U J AND Asstrttd CHOCOLATES Creams, frulti, nuti, eorameli, toffa* icokiS, crunch and chewy C4 0| centers, dipped in rich milk chaco- ^ I £1 lot* and cfaric vanilla chocolat*. I * On« pound boK.___«. S HOME FASHIONED • 19 reity pttani ond r.trn bullii. A •" i ttftm «orom,| S «,-.«roi,vly <Q«tr*<J if *l P vitk deUoowi ftimrfl Siostr wilV **WV !• «i. 1 fc. , $14* Ours Exclusively in Blythevill* WOODS DRUG STORE ! v 221 West Main y r" Blytheville Table Lamp* B»d Lamp* Pinup Lamp. Fietnm Lamp Shade* End Table* I>e»k Set* Smoker* Will Rieki Throw Rug« Children's Rbcken H&Mocks Vanity Lamp* Gifts Up to $10 Table Lampi Wall lUclu Vanity SeU High Chair* Chrome Chairs Smoker* Mirrors Venetian Blinds Carpet Sweepers Picture* Card Tablet Throw Bnji Hassocks Gifts Up to $15 Table Lamps Vanity Lamps Pier Cabinets Student Lamp* Mirrors Pictures Wall Racks Cocktail Table* Lamp Tables Coffee Tables End Tables Tier Tables Throw Rum Record Players Linoleum Rugs Traffic Appliance* Cricket Chairs Cocktail Chairs Telephone Sets Gifts Up to $25 Radio Telephone Benches Bookeasei Appliance* . / ^•W^liia^';™; Record Cabinet* Cribs Traffic Appliances Boudoir Chain Pnllnp Chain Gifts Up to $50 Desks Telephone Benches Cedar Chests Hollywood Beds Mattresses Rugs Chairs of .ill Kinds Floor Lamps S-W»y Lamps Traffic Appliances Tables of All Kinds Bidfos Gifts for Wife or Mother LMnj Room Suite Bedroom SnHe Dining Room Suit* Refrigerator Range Boqdotr Chair R n |f Carpeting Lamp Whatnnt Wall Rack Desk Radio Radio Comb Inaction Television China Gifts for Husband or Father lonnje Chair Chair and Ottoman Smoker Readinj Lamp Desk Lamp Bookcase Contour Chair Chas. S. Lemons Furnithre Smart Furniture Moderately Priced

Get full access with a Free Trial

Start Free Trial

What members have found on this page