The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 18, 1951 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 18, 1951
Page 7
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TOTtDAT, fiflCratBBR M, Jan. 4 Set as Date For Conference on Purchasing Act LITTLE ROCK (AP)-The Ark- Jan. 4 as the date for the tw-W.l rua* Rllnrem* r.niii-t-. uae+^ri^.. ~~i , L ,.. . PCV'1XI*1 (AM.) QOCTHm -e r- *ns» Supreme Court yesterday set MAE IN .CROCHET—A foot- nigh figurine of buxom Mae West, in her best "Diamond Lil"clothes, is'one o£ the pieces in the "Dress Through the Ages" collection of Mrs. Lilian Lunn. Mrs. Lunn-is now showing 150 such miniatures made of stitched . or crocheted velvet cord or wool in London's Park Lane conference to determine procedure on the law-suit challenging petitions for referendum of act 242 of 1951, the administration - backed purchasing measure. Selection of tho date and decisions on 10 cases were the final actions of the Supreme Court in adjourning for a two-weeks Christmas recess. One point to be discussed next month Is whether affidavits challenging referendum petition signatures can be admitted is evidence. The affidavits were obtained under the direction of state purchasing agent Carl Parker. He had the backing of Oov. McMath in using state' employes to gather the affidavits, n The law suit, filed by two taxpayers, was originated in the Supreme Court In behalf of Gov. McMath's administration, which supported controversial measure in the 1851 legislature. Items Without Bid) The measure would permit department heads and the purchasing agent to buy Items costing less than $1,000 without competitive bids. The act is being challenged by John Wells, Little Rock publisher, under whose direction the referendum petitions were circulated and filed in time to block the present act from becoming law. It now must be voted on 1n the 1952 general election unless the administration Is successful in its high court suit. Validity Chalienjed The administration suit challenged validity of M.337 signatures on the petitions. were Attorney Fred Pickens of Newport, representing the administration, and Assistant Atty. Gen. Cleveland Hoilard representing the secretary of state, who Is defendant In the suit. Court Reverses Jail Sentence in Liquor Sale Case Arkansas Jurists Say Polk County Tribunal Erred in Ruling LITTLE HOCK, (ay- The Arkansas Supreme court said yesterday the Pollc circuit Court erred In sentencing Jack Rabbins to six months in Jail on a conviction of selling liquor In » dry territory. • The high court said that while Robbins was found guUty ot violating the law the Jury hearing the case returned » verdict that he should be fined. Robbins was fined $500 and sentenced to six months In Jail. Jail Sentence .Abolished The Supreme Court abolished the jail sentence on the ground that the lower court did not follow directions of the jury. The Supreme Court also: Affirmed a Polk Chancery Court decision that a farm lease held by W. T. Bryant and others from Jessie I>. Fardue should not be can' . celled. Decree Reversed Reversed and remanded a Washington Circuit Court decree which allowed beneficiaries of an Insurance policy on the late Freeda L. McLain to recover payments. The Supreme Court said the lower court erred in permitting certain statements to be stricken from the record. A new trial was ordered. Child's Custody Upheld Affirmed a Sebastian Chancery Court decree awarding custody of a child to Mrs. Bertrue Dunn. She also obtained possession o~E the family home and furniture. The divorce decree had been appealed by her husband, Ray Dunn. THE SONGS OF CHRISTMAS __,, , L ii TiiHr-r i T*» tMS**Y o* "O Com AH Yt FoirtiW" • choir*, but HIM tfw 25"*:. S^** «««lin9 'H«if * unknown. French liisroriorn voy Hwt laky Tektpkonn of torn* b*90A t*e cu»to«i ol etltbrotirtg Illustrated by Walt Scott £5^. ^'Jl^n h *"*«» b« OM rf *t oM Latin corol, n danced. tunes. The wont ™-,* ' t "°* « """» "«« *«t This kep them from txina oppro«J by fKt church fo, cer, he wont carol" com« from rht Latin "coroloire," a mcdicral ""9 donee accompanied by Jmgirtg. The music ol "0 Come All Ye Faithful" first •» peared in print in 1751. Some credit it K, Rending, on English composer. Others on old folk song thot Reading merely State Highway Group Postpones Meeting for Contract Letting LITTLE ROCK. (flV-A Highway Commission meeting to let construction contracts has been postponed until Jan. 16. It was announced yesterday. Acting Director A. E. Johnson said a. personnel change had necessitated calling off the previously scheduled Dec. 28 meeting. J. C. Baker resigned last week a» commission director. Olen Fullerton of Morrllton will succeed him Jan. 1, Johnson was named acting director. The Highway Audit Commission also opens the first of «. series of public hearings Jan. 16". In reference to the report that the next contracts would wipe out the departments steel supply John- Quick — Smelling Salt* SINGAPORE <AP)—There was » slight interruption at the wedding of Miss Joan Dora Wood and Frank David Glover at Wesley Church here. The bridegroom fainted. He did recover though and the wedding went on according to plan. The bridegroom is a chief officer In the merchant navy. Sabre Jet Has 70-7 Margin In Victory, Air Force Says WASHINdTON. 'iff) — The Air Force said yesterday the F-BB Sabre Jet has a marr;iii of 10 to 1 in victories over the Communist MIQ-15 in Korea. . .' Noting that today Is the anniversary of the'Sabre Jet's first'com-' bat use, an'; Air .Force spokesman /•ifaid the Far East -Command re- rjfnorted that- through Dec. 14 the "•Fourth Fighter Wing _ equipped with F-86s — destroyed 130 MIGs, probably destroyed 20 and damaged 143. The Air Force r>ff':?r said only 14 Sabre Jets were; lost. In addition the fourth wing is credited with bagging 11 communist planes of other types — eight TTJ-2 twin-engine Jet. bombers and three LA9 fighters. Weekend -reports from the Far East Command disclcsed thai the Curdling Cold Coldest wave that ever hit the United States Invaded the northern Rocky Mountain region in February, 1933. It hung up the all-time low-temperature record for • the country when it curdled the mercury of a thermometer in Yellowstone national park at 66 degrees Air Force now has two wins* equipped with Sabre Jets In the Korean fighting. • SIrice Dec. 1 the 51st Fighter Wing" has been equipped with the Sabre Jets. If Every Reader of This Ad $ 1.00 Gives Only Community Chest Would Reach Its Goal! Why Not Mail Your $1 Today—to the Community Chest . . . P. O. "Box 139 TERRY ABSTRACT CO. son said: "We'll have (o get steel some place." He hinted (hat the department may consider purchasing foreign steel II domestic steel is not avnll- Col. Abraham Heads Guard LITTLE ROCK. ol. Luclen able. . — . Abraham of Balwville la the new president ol the Arkansas National Guard Association. Abraham, a school superintendent and 'commanding olficcr ol the I53r<! infnnry of the 39th Division. . succeeds MaJ. Mort Cox or Hot Springs. Other ofiicers elected at a meeting here Include: Lt. Col. Charles K, Wilson of Little Hock, vice president, and 1st Lt. Charles W. Davis at Little Rock, secretary-treasurer. oration makej for a more brilliant blue lhan in the northern s«u, Salty Rln« The blue of the sea stands In a lonstant ratio to its saltiness. In the tropics, the tremendous evap ONE NAME chained but/ing habit of mi/lid^ i——— .— St.Joseph ASPIRIN WORLD'S LARGtSJ SEUIR AT 10. CHECK FOR YOU! : X.*'i>1'Z!f.'-l!.W*.'S*'t>ff>t*>f,t>*H W , V f lt Christmas Gift Check j ,,,**,.*,^ R EGISTERE 613049 JIMMIE EDWARDS FURNITURE CO. 301 E. 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