The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 21, 1951 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 21, 1951
Page 3
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1951 .» f*MK.) GCfflSOK NEWS 1951 Clouds Had a Thin, Silver Lining By SAUL PETT | , (AP Newsfcalure* Wrlicr) The year 1951 had ite bright momenta. The American Cemetery Association announced there is enough cemetery space in the United States to last 200 years. A survey at Hammond, Ind., .showed 126.322 people in cemeteries; above-ground, iwpu- latlon 87,594. A medical survey in the United States concluded that married peo pie have fewer headaches than sin gle people. That did not console: A San Diego Woman, who sued for divorce because her husband set fire to the papers she was reading. James Gibson of Fort Wayne Ind.. whose driving so irked his wiie she suddenly threw the car keys out the window. Gibson Jammed on the brakes and three can* were smashed up. He was charge< with reckless driving. The second driver was charged with drivin; t the chair, said soothingly that : be treatment might hurt a. bit. It id. The boy bit and broke the den- Ist's linger. A woman In Wichita, Kan., sued a distilling company for $10,000. She harged Its product incited '» male riend to beat her. . A Pearl River, N'.Y., hunter shot t a crow and blew up six small w it hou t a license, a t h ird d r ive with improper registration. As always, humankind In 135 displayed its shining talents fo being helpful, kind, romantic. In Qnincy, Mas=., 4u runners in a 10-mile race jogged up to an intersection where two small boys kindly told them to go/ right, not left. The runners wound up on a dead-end street and the race was cancelled. C, E. Goad of Hertford, England; voted Icr his opponent'and lost the election as alderman by one vot^. * In San Pedro, Calif., a plumber connected the ga.s pipe to the water outlet and the water pipe to the gas outlet. ) "The State Senator from Maine" who addressed the Ohio legislature turned out to be an escaped patient from a mental hospital. An investigation of red tape disclosed that a single Veterans Administration contract with a GI training school had to be signed or initialed 1,500 times, 900 times by the sorhe person. Of course, some people were moved to drastic action by the little irritating things of life. A cop in South Bend, Ind., arrested a woman for driving without lights or a license and she bit off the end of liis right thumb. In Indianapolis, a woman became w so hot after shopping," she stripped, Jumped into a public fountain, got 10 days in the cooler. A PranlT- Flying Pop Now Placed In Back Seat AT Newsfeatures MIAMI, na.—Alfred P. Dreyer captain oi the ship while flying trans-oceanic planes. Is just a back seat rider in the family airplane. His n-year-olri sen'; John, is licensed pilot, while his 12-year-olr son. Tommy, too young for a li cense, serves expertly as co-pilot. Capt. Dreyer Is so confident o his boys' ability that he permittei ihem to make an unaccompanied ourteous and ] 3 ooo-mile cress-country tour. They (lew the family's Cessna- 140. a neat little single-Engine aircraft th'at can nestle beneath the wing ot the big. four-eneined DC- Is flown by their fathr-r over Pan American Airways' Latin American} routes. I John used money intended for a 1 summer at a boys camp to learn to [ fly. He soloed on hLs nth birthday and now has 390 hours' flying time. His dad has 17.000 flight hours. Capt. Dreyer learned to fly with the Navy in World War I. He became a barnstormer after the war, worked in a garage, found other odd jobs, then joined Pan American in 1931. uilcHng* of a luworki pltuit birt he crow escaped. In Wellington, Kan., » fisherman s«agged a line on a railway bridge >ver a creek, shorted the automatic ig-nal system, which held up 11 •rains for two hours. A woman arrested in Oakland Calif,, for impersonating a WAC officer wore a colonel's eagle on one shoulder and a general's star on the other. ' Two men broke into the Shawneetown, 111., city Jail and rohbec a prisoner of $150. A man applying for citizenship ii El Paso changed his name from Ng Wan Yee lo Chan You Ng. M0B T8BEH OMMNMfCB NO, MC AM OBDfNANCI! FIXING THE SALABY OF TUB MAYOR OF BLYTHfVILI.E. ARKANSAS, PROVIDING FOR PAYMENT THEREOF AND REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT THEREWITH WHEREAS, the present salary of the Mayor of Dlytheville. Arkansas is entirely inadequate for the duties and responsibilities which are placed upon said official; and, WHEREAS, the said salary Is far less than salaries provided for said official by other cities of fiimllai size and standing In the State o Arkansas; and, WHEREAS, the City of Blythe ville, Arkansas needs the full tini' services of its Mayor in the hand ling of its business than It was en titled to and could be expected ii Hie past on the basis of the salar lin, Inci., dentist settled a small boy frostbite. Housewife Found Dead in Woods EVELETH, Minn. Wj—An Eveleth housewife was found dead of exposure late yesterday, 24 hours after she and her husband became lost in deep woods on a search for thetr first Christmas tree. The body of Mrs. Arne Makl, 42. was found in an improvised lean-to by firemen from nearby Virginia. They had taken a sled into the woods to rescue her. Maki, 40. was treated' at the hospital for severe HI1STMAS MAY YOU FIND THIS CHRISTMAS FULL OF JOY AND GOOD CHEER WITH A MYRIAD OF PLEASURES TO LAST THRU-OUT THE NEW YEAR . „ Carter's Grocery & Mkt. North Highway 61 tor M WHBREA8, the savings which in be effected In the reduction r the employee payroll of the City [ Blyrhevllle, Arkansas, by the »d- ttlonal time devoted to affairs of he tald municipality by the Maywill more thnn offset the iti- te §«l»*y at ttw will fei tdomon ttwicto effeei terial benefit* for the Oit«> now, THEREFORE, BB IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF BL,YTHEVIU,E, ARKANSAS: Section 1. ThM the salary of the / Af. , be. MX!.ihfljKime W )t«Mbr eoV tt ttw mtn. of H800.M p«r annum, paysbte In monthly lt»MI- mentt on tfr>« tint d&r ot each calendar month In the sum ot 1400.00. Section 1, All ordinances and ki eonflfet ^iid: D»s H, ItWt. AFFWOVBO ATTWT W. I. MaJin, Oiij Olerfc Croellngs. tricnds: we're wishing you the bes« oi cvcryjlilng, and everything good! You're a swell ^aiip \,i i -Hm ;\»A we've enjoyed y««r Cricndship and patronage. We hope to continue (• serve j•« c&icicnCly and «t(catively Chr«Mgk (he e«Mi«g year! RUSTIC INN Rebecca Robertson -Managers- Jimmy Robertson FOOD YOU LIKE DREIFUS TAKE' A WHOLE YEAR TO PAY DOWN' No Exfra Chora* For Credit DIAMOND DUITTE S OH75 1 Set 8 DIAMONDS In shining U kt. Solid Gold Both Kings Only 4 j n 00 SAVf! Man's DIAMOND Electric Sliavcr __ 75c Weekly 524.50 Beautifully Si vied S|.00 Weekly Well A Tree «.,_.Platter $12.00 50o W«kly Cups Charge It Beautiful, Stylish 75c Weekly •39.75 Automatic Toaster «< ft oe 50c Weekly •?IW.»3 Plu» Fed. Tox Only If Indicated ii ii i: i i i \ni\ __ STMES W MMmHI, M.TTMEVKLE AM BUMMEM

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