The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 20, 1951 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 20, 1951
Page 12
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PAGE TWELVE 'Mr. Million! May Die on U.S. Roads Saturday, Safety Unit Says BLYTHEVTLLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS By THE ASSOCIATED rnKSS for million In the hope that the The notion's traffic, toll todayi ri ">' of s " rr - v reckoning will help Beared the one million mark. | slrw " ln r " to ° r slighter. Tlie National Safety Council said ' lhp council does not intend lo the grand total had risen to 998 150 ["'"»'• " I(! millionth victim. .votvirfy last midnight. H added: \ can rin so wlth certainty. The main bected to ocmr bv about noun Sal- i ,.„ „ ti ', ' - xe ' iis ° ', centur\ Srday if the rmtlclpatrd (ravel nnrt '"" "'I 1 '' f^r »« f.SHre,. ^^^,^xwd^£?Vr??-^\- ss, %^.rr;, „*£ IE Sr »-' ;r™ postponed by improved lraff lo be- '."' ' Jr ™ ! s ""« 3cdrtl ' m r « orn \.~..j n _ l_ lt-_ r- I . .. .. .IJUK.UI^. havior in the final hours. 1 The statement was. in effect, the flag sipnal for the linal laps in .1 race BRainst death that began Srpi,. 13. 1399. The First Vlrllm Tliat was the date of the first knoivn motor vehicle fatality in the United States. The victim was II. H. Bliss. He stepped from a trollfy and was run over by a hnr^rle : s carriage In New York ells'. Thereafter, (he toll msp—slnn-ly at first and then with alarmm? speed. Fatalities reached peak of 39.%:i in 1941. They slumped off dunni: World War II. then rose to the 1951 average of around loo per day. De.ilh Js'ears Coal Now inotori?e<j Death is Hearing the end of his drive (o Ihe one millionth milestone, with his elapsed time indicsted at 51 years, three months and eight days. The council has promoletl M-Driy From la>t midiilcht on. The As- fi-intc'l J'rcss partldpntrrl in Itw a:-k of colleclinc reports of motor vehicle deaihs. Tne.-e figures will he t-neji in the. council's Matlstichn.s in Ciiicazo twice each day, The couix-il will tsonlate thorn and work m '.vimI. it crtlls a "corrective factor." Thra jnenns It will nrfri a certain nuirher of deaths, bs.scd orj .stju^tic-nl experience, to rover rlc;(fh<; whifh normally go unrcportoci in any spot check. The council will announce these adjuster! totals twice a day. The council Adopted !hls niethori as the only one by which Die millionth ileatli could M rrportiri on the day jit occurs. I That dfiy limy Ix- .Sniiu'liiy. Blustery Winter Lands Fresh Knockout Blow on Americans By The Assoclalod l'n"is I Blu.-tcry. u-intry wealhrr J.Tjidc^J |anntlier knockout blo»- today Irom I the ftocky Mountains lo Northern j New Fntjland. I A fresh snow storm whistled out | of the Pacific Northwest pelted the ! Rocky Mountain region and spread I nver the Plains slates, the upper Mississippi Valley and the upper Great Lakes region. Temnerafurcs tumbled along the roule of the snow storm, flipping fnr i>elow zero In many arens. The colder weather headed into the storm-buffeted Midwest ns It moved o.-iEtward In (he wake of the snow. It was Sub-zero, al n. In Knrlh- H-Bomb Plant Builders Object To 'Probes WASHrNGTON <AP> — Builders of the Government's vasl H-bomb materials plant have been "plagued witli wbni they ronMrfer unwarranted anri unnecessary Investigations" by Congressional groups, a report to one of them declares. The report, marie to t.he Senate- House Defense Production Committee by two of its invcstiijatni's, «ays that during September and October the Atomic Energy Commission ARC nnd the construction contractor used up a tMal of 4,100 man-hours lakinp; purl in such In- In an ac'-ornpanyiiiz stalcment! the contractor. E. I. l)u !'ont De I Nemours fc Co.. says Ihe invn.stl-j Entlnns sometimes overlapped, both I as to time and scope. 1 The bit; plant, now under con- I strurtlorii Is located near Afken.i S. C.. and Is known as the Savannah River project. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 2fl, LEASE EVERYTHING MUST GO! • Before our doors close on Saturday, December I 22nd, we're offering everyone the opportunity (o fake advantage of the amazing bargains in this • FIN'A}, SALE. HUNDREDS OF ITEMS-1st CLASS MERCHANDISE AT BELOW COST PRICES-FIRST COME-FIRST SERVED , . ern Ne-.v England and parts of New I ' York .State The severe weatnc-r appeared to follow the pattern of (he pa-i •.wk. heavy snow ami »nr-uinc colri The ?torm-ViaH.erefl airas iiave ir|ioi(- rd a tolnl of Kr, <|r>,ilhs attrlljtifed to Vhe severe weather of the past week. Cardinal to Korea NEW YORK <AFi — Francis Cardinal Rpe.llrnan left by plane yesterday to spend Chrl-tmas with American troops In Korea. Rend Courier Ncu's Classified Afls. Hint to .MolorlsU It Is difficult to stop rattles on an automobile bumper that has been sprung or bent. One method is to insert a piece of old inner lube between the parts, to absorb vHfi atkm. Great IUK2Y » I054T! 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Openings in grille casing- radiate quick, direct heat, while steady, circulating neat passes off through top USED OIL HEATER $ 15.88 Reg. 59.95 HOUSEHOLD HEEDS p i cnamelwa 25% re LINOLEUM RUGS 4.88 4.69 9x12 9x10^ ALUMINUM SKILLET Reg. 1.29 Spring Charm 1NNERWAR! 53 Pe, Set Reg. 21.45 TO OUR FRIENDS Expiration of Ihe lc;isf in Fiivthevjlle t n\ists the rinsing of this Jim Brown Store on Saturday, December 22nrl, Ifl51. F'arl of (he jjiwvlh in Hie Ji m lirnwn chain of Town & Country Stores has hccn a "Face-Lifting" pt'nuram in which most of our stores have been equipped with modern fixtures and improved techniques of display and service. It is our intention (o have one of these modern sfores to serve (he Blytheville area. I'lilil we can release a furlliei- annmmremcnl, our Hlytheville friends arc invited In visit other nca,r- liy Jim Brown Town & Country Stores in Mnrinnnn, Ark, n.vcrsliur^, Tcnn. 1'aragould, Aik. Cnvingtnn, Tcnn. Jlemphis, Tcnn. FARM SUPPLIES Electric Box Brooder Re 9 .795 300 Chick Electric Brooder Reg. 37.95 31.00 Jim Brown Fencing America's Favorite for 61 years! j POULTRY FENCE ±fch 20-Bor—48" Q QC j 10-Rod Red *«'J 3 Chick-tight bottnm wires. . j-J Heavyweight, Hi.?b-lrst rz. r _« 7,inc galvanized, li-inch stay wires. Other sizes in stock. Electric Refrigerator 9 Cu. Ft. Supreme Mode! $ 188.88 Floor Sample —2 Only! OCTOPUS TIRE 6:00x16 17 05 Plui Tax • ' -*3 Vacuum cup? grip—Traction bars pull; rxtra safety on slippery, wet. and icy roads. Guaranteed acainst failure for tho life of your car. OPE Saturday Night till 9p.m. JimRrown V TOWN fj t COUNTRT STOIfS 105 W. Main St. PHONE 4584

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