The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 28, 1951 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

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MOB BLTTHKVILLB (ARK.) COUMRft .NBW* FRIDAY, DECEMBER M, News Briefs— 2 Women Fiiui 'Lost 1 Brother After 22 Years of Separation Bj- TWi AMOCUTED PRESS PORT BMTI1C—Two Artt»ns« women havo located * brother from whom they're been separated for 23 yea re. Now (hey arc looking forward to wetag hUn. Mrs. i. H. Viiuant of Fort Smith sold her brother, Prank Wilson, a Stanford, CX., construction worker, telephoned her lart night. "Wt talked about things from 'way bock,'" she said. "It WM jny brother—I just know It WM," She §ald Wilson said Iw would come to sea )i»r and that they a»» to srrange detail* In letters. Mrs. Vlnsant and her sitter, Mrs. Roger Scfty of Van Buren, haw been looking Jor their brother since the family was separated when their parent* died In 1928. S/x o/ Gir/ Escapees Are Recaptured LITTLE HOCK—Only two of eieht Inmates who rail eway from tbe Arkansas Girls Training school nt Collegeville remnln at larK*. Officials expressed belief that tliey, too .will be caught soon. A 14-year-old girl, the sixth of the runaways to be captured, wai found In a North Ijttle Rock tourU?t court yesterday. Previously, three were caught In LiUla Rock and two at Dallas. Authorities declined to Identify the girls, nil juvontlci. Arkansas, Tennessee May Trade School Ideas LITTLE ROCK—The education department* of Arkarvsns and Tennessee soon may ba exchanging regularly Ideas on school administration. Arkansas Education Commkisloner A. B, Bonds and Tennessee Oommiuiorter J. A. Barksdale met here yesterday to discuss plans for the IdM-tA'gpplng. Bonds called !t "a good neighbor proposal— •omettiing that .will give ua a chance to get together, discuss our «ocnmoQ probfeoiE and chare our practical exiwricnce." PSC Takes Phone Proposal Under Advisement LITTLE ROCK—A refinancing application by the Southwestern Associated Telephone Company was taken under advisement yesterday by tha Arkansas Public Service Commission, Th« phori« firm operate* exchanges In Texarkcina, Prescott, Augusta, Cotton Ptent, ,Wheatloy, Marvel. McCrory, Waldo and Blevlna. It want* to isnie 1-1/4 million dollars In principal amount bonds •nd e«K 36,000 aharca of stock at $26 *• share. Wooten Re-Appointed Home Loan Bank Chairman WASHINGTON—B. H. Wcoten, president of tho First National Bulk of Little Hook, has been ra-appolnled chairman of the Ljttle Rook District Federal Home Loan Bank. Atao reappohited yesterday by rtie FHA Bank Board was Vice CT»fcn»n W. P. Qul ley of Little Rock. Pirn BMf Firm Would Sell Cotton Pickers • LITTLE ROCK—The John Bust Co., Pine Bluff, filed articles tt incorporation yesterday to develop »nd sell mechanical cotton ptokM. , Authorlaett oapftel wag listed at $116,000. Incorporate™: John D. Huit, Thelma F. Bust and Henry w. Gregory Jr., all of Pin* Bluff. '500-Pound Plus' Virgil Tackett Poses Problem Even in Death PIKEVrLE Ky. (AP)—Even hi death, VlrgU Tackett'i weight was a problem. When Tacketfs special casket was built at the small home on nearby Robinson Creek, the family had to remove the door frame before' they j could get the box outside. ' Tackett who tipped the scales between 600 and 800 poun'ls, died Wednesday in his sturdily-built chair, a chair he found more comfortable for sleeping than a. bed. Death apparently wa scauscd by a he»rt iconditlon. 13 Pounds at Blrlh' The 26-year-old Pike Count-Inn, who will be burJed tomorrow, mis big all his life. At birth, he weighed 13 pounds, but his parents said It had been years since Tnckett stepped on a scale. He had no formal education because the family doctor feared the walk to the schoolhoiise would endnnger his Hfe. Despite this, he possessed keen Intelligence and a sense of -humor that revolved around his sl?e. Two Pairs of Overalls Manufacturers didn't make over- Vlta and jackets large enough for the six foot, one inch Kentuckian. The family would buy two pairs of the biggest siac made—50—and sew them together. One leg of the overalls would have made a pair of pants for the average fat man. With hla 40-Inch thighs and 78- Inch waist Tackett dwarfed his three normal-sized sisters. His par- ents also are above average hi weight. Tnckett's hobby was raising purebred Whltcrock chickens. New Oil Source Found NEW YORK {/T)—Tho New York Journal of Commerce satd yesterday that "n new major oil discovery— possibly one of the more Important In n decade of fabulous strikes—has Just been mncte in the Middle East." Come to the RAZORBACK For Delicious Barbecue RIBS Served Every Day 3UVO WtlCfl A faMicmdv$k^l% ^Su^li A ^ f:.< £ The holiday staion is sv;fh uj again, and with it all the wonderful pleasure of traditional "gmxl things" to e.«. To add the perfect touch serve Golden Royal E'gp Nog . . . nourishing and creamy-rich . . . made with plenty of pure, fresh cream . . . select eggs and the choicest of $pic«s and flavoring. Serve it oflcn . . . treat the family . .. have il handy when friends drop in. Ger it from your GoUltn Roynl milkman ...oral your favorite food More. MIDWEST DAIRY PRODUCTS CORPORATION DiVmo, CITY PRODUCTS CORPORATION ,*{<" .-'>- f..,' , .' .- ' 7 >(V ' '.;-• -,;.- - ., One Year rong! Thanks, Folks! Thanks a million for making- our initial year at the DIXIE PEG so successful. We're one-year-old tomorrow! As we celebrate our first anniversary, we want you to know we've certainly enjoyed serving you during the past year. We pledge to continue giving you the kind of service you like'. . . prompt and efficient! Come out anytime and enjoy 'honest-to-g'oodness' hickory ^cooked barbecue or a delicious tender steak. We're looking forward to serving you in '52! When You Feet Piggish —Come Cat To Ernest's DIXIE PIG NORTH HIGHWAY 61 DIAL 4636 ZnviJlaUt, PROPRIETOR

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