The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 14, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, March 14, 1947
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FAG1>6UB BLYTHEVILLB' (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS (raft Machinery j lay Be Retained h War Deportment I] Presents Appeal to | Legislative Group •i WASHINGTON, March H. (UP) •f-War Department mid Selective Service officials urged tn Congressional hearings the retention of draft machinery in case i! need tor "mobilization" In the next 12 flnontns' bill" were overruled by president Truman, it was disclosed t Testimony by these officials before a secret session ol the Senate Armed Service, committee was made; public by the committee, the committee voted ypslerday lo Keep 'draft,records tu Jix-al boards until June 30 in view of tin world situation. •j MaJ. Gen. W. S. Paul, head of War .Department personnel, said fte would support the* President's plan to concentrate records In state depots but, "personally" yould have preferred leaving them Ji the existing selective Scrvire setup. Tlie President advocated ending the draft March 31 and placing draft records in state depots Immediately under a new Office of Selective Service Records. ; Sen. , Lcvcrctt Salkmstall, R... Mass.. asked F.iui whet.ior he did not think it wocld be "simpler" to seep the present Selective Service machiiKry intact whether or not rr.tii vi'pTe actually drr.H^d. * '" i "Thf;! continuation (of records) was carried in the mewnije of the President and the climinp.tion a! Secret^gervicc," Paul replied. • "As'.jfor me, I think personally .t wo'uld be far simpler .to have ; ctained the skeleton orpanizaUi jut the' Commander fn Chief did hot see fit to do that so I tun in no position to say otherwise/ 1 '' Paul revealed that the War Department has "planned In t •nobilization plans on a recall lo active-duty basis to 1133 these records." He said it would he "in the in- ;ercsl of rapid mobilization which we feel has got to be clone." Draft Director Maj. Gen. "Lewis B. Hershey said lie did not only tavor keeping records In local boards but had "two-, or three times" asked for conlinu^tio:! of Salective Service. FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 1947 Hail to the Chiefs legislator From Baxter Discovers Where Session's Virtuous Bills Buried irn.E HOCK, Ark., March 14. (UPj— At various times during the recent session of Uie legislature, Speaker Hoy Rialcs ol Menu found It necessary lo warn certain member* bbout tlie use ol profanity. . Olio of the prominent offenders was Rep. R. M. Huthven of Baxter County, who persisted In telling fejlow-members where their bills iy>ukl go. pfestcrday, ncj>. Ruthven was alled on to speak, just before final adjournment. X*;I vc ^tlone a bit of research," lir: to ( ld life House. "I've checked the Hash marks on just Iliese five sleeves'represent well over 100 years of service in the U. S. Navy. Heady for retirement, these chief petty olllcers Wear enlarged replicas of the honorable service lapel buttons they will soon be sporting on their mufti. Left to right arc Alfred Dragon, chief water tender; Charles E. Vaughn and George M. 1'ullnrd, chief yeomen; Ira M. Wallace, chief. coiiK.nLs- ! sarv steward; and Charles A. Grey, chief yeoman. Littft DielllSudf/erily'af'Spo'' ' Asparagus Beds Erosion, Garden Asparagus Is one of the earliest i: and best green vegetables that can be obtained fron) nfeq.. says Miss Cora Lee Coleman, North Mississippi County Home' Demonstration Agent. ( jn ( ^f. ' Easily maintained Vltli* very little hand labor after once established, asparagus requires but one planting and will product' food for many; years. Garden areas .which erode, afier each Spring plowing or "sum- 1 me i- hoeing, If, planted as iaspnra- 8>is, will no longer need this frequent tillage.' The soil' will settle down lo stay. , Asparagus may be- planted this Spring from roots or seed. Goad roots give quickest results, but seed makes it possible to plant a larger r.rca. The seed may be planted in the permanent location, or In a special spot for growing lo trans- Planting s | Z e. If planted in the Harden nrcn, the seed should be planted in rows, preferably on the contour, about two feet apart. The s^ccl may be sown about two inches apart in (he rov,'. Sprouts should not b c cut for the table until the third^yqur. Irom 'd. From then on. however, there \\ill be.--au,labuijdaut'c ul delicious Help Control Expert Says crceji sprouts for the table for one or two months out of the yeur, she points out. Good vigorous Iwo-ychr-olri r/.)ts, 1 planted this Spring, may be cut /Jjj' table'Viie next Spring-. Each o'ufnp will enlarge In slxe and each jjijju- , the .harvest will increase. ?<! llllnge, -anti fertilizing will jten the asparagus -bed to pro- JU.ciion. -After the -clumps have tailed, .very UUIc'.cultivation :jdcomnicndc<l. Since S u in in e i aiuu suauumy m .t nut, oijiiu^a UrugjSToYe"'yesterday- 'after' sulfer- ^pg a. heart attack. growth .shades out weeds, very little hand weeding l s necessary. ; After an asparagus Ijctl is established, manure added at the rate of 5Q pounds per 100 square fc-ct in Spring and a top-dressing of commercial complete fertilizer following each cutting season, will Invigorate the plants for the fol- InwniB year's production. ': Maj-y Washington l.s the most desirable rust-resistant, variety, Miss. Culciqnn says. Another yi)flcLy with, excellent flavor is the •Aigciitcun. •• comptroller, the treasurer's off!« I Meteorologists theorize that our ^ ldmth ni hl8h * a > department on cold WRVC5 nre • d b -,.i mnks .. te meaning of the word hell 1 .„„.,.„„ „„ .,„ *.. _„ ...... e . .. found that it is a physical lo:atlon Ufe?*>"B were w<i buried all virtuous legls- " lalion that came up In the 56th General Assembly." ., die vast mass of cold Ice-cap. air on top of the world, much us icebergs break'oft the Greenland Over an average county urea in the U. S. there can be found alx)Ut 300 different kinds of Insects. due to colds,..eased without "dostog" •Vl£JiHt Dr. CHAS. L CRAIG Dentist ' ; Wishes to announce the opening of his office Lynch Building Biytheville, Ark. Phone 2540 Open 7 a.m. til 2 a.m. 7 Days Food nt it's best is found at the Open for '•Reservations DELTA CAFE So. Highway 61 Phone 3685 ANNOUNCEMENT! .WlIL^ , l,\VU ther,[Mrs. W. F. Rebsam'^i,, all of LiUle Rock; n nci two brothers. Lloyii Rebsamen of Joricsboib,- arid Rfiymond Rebsamen of Little Rock. FELIX A. CARNEY • Dominion Automatic Electric Irons 1 Yr. Guarantee • Complete Line • of 131ectru-al and Battery Radios • Expert Radio .. Repairs ; . : - •:*.' • We I'ick Up and "' Deliver 324 E. Alain Phone 2407 Night 3518 TRY AMERICAN LADY CANNED FOODS Found at PICKARD'S Phone 2013 1014 Chickasawha The liritifjh arc building a 100- jmsscnger, g!\s-turblned flying boat; designed for world-wide ocean routes. We are proud to announce that P. T. HANEY is now in charge of our Auto Service Department ' P. T. mvitqs all of his many friends to come' '- ' " f BLYTHEVILLE % < f Phofte; 4221 ' 'Y x « - ? :21 7 South Second J We Guarantee \ RECAPPING with Hawkinsoa Treads { Let You? Next Tires Bc GENERALS j Cost More ,— Worth More MODINGER TIRE CO. i «t« E. Main Phone 22«i YOUR CAR NEEDS EXPERT ATTENTION! That new car may be here soon, then again it may be months. In the meantime, you don't have to drive a shabby car. Drive the old "bus" into our shop . . . with new, quality equipment we're all set to give your car f a complete going over from bumper to bumper. Have those traffic scars removed and give it a new paint job. Lot our expert mechanics overhaul-that motor too! They'll make it sound like new! BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR COMPANY DODGE PLYMOUTH DODGE JOB RATED TfcUCKS 217 So. Second Phone 422 Wartime substitutes are no longer necefesdfcy. You may nbW expect, and can ,: • JL^n! rightfully insist on, seams that don't s'ftpHiabrics that don't ^ir^tch out of shape, garments .that can be washed without pampering. Cotton has what it takes to meet your demand for quality, and the day is here when quality-conscious postwar consumers can again be choosers. i for fabric performance that is always dependable, Published in Ihe interest of Ihe Cotton Industry by THE FIRST NATIO? IN BLY.tHE VILLE • , >. '_:._- (The Only National Bank in Mississippi County) BANK

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