The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 30, 1952 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 30, 1952
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IT, /JUfCAXT M, )Mi McMath Secretary Says Hell Welcome Lawsuit Concerning 'Road Fund' urn* BOCK MI _ GOV, MCM**'* executive wcrettry, Henry Vood», MJW he'll welcome > law- •utt concerning »S,9«1 that alleged- CANADIAN, ALAS-Jeanelte Wilby, 19, who has been doing a . *trip dance under the name "Dark Venus" at Miami Beach ria., is being held for deportation to Canada. Immigration authorities say she falsely claimed to be » U. S. citizen. Aud if Witness Is 'Missing' ROCK. «V- The Highway Audit Commission says one. of Sic witnesses la "missing." Cooper Jacoway, HAC attorney. e«*d yesterday the commission and *« PC* County sheriff had been w»M« to find tht witness, Dex- t«r Harrison of Men«, (or four days. J*oow»y said the man's relatives informed ofllcUta that Harrison was "out at the state" but they weren't •we where or for how long. •Meow dwUnetl to say what «w«ln>otnr WM desired from Har- utaon. Arkaiuai Gl Convicted Of Stealing Blankets YOKOHAMA If) — M-Sgt. John Touhey, M, Little Roc*, Ark., was convicted by * general court tnar- Ual Tuesdsy of iltnllng 200 Army blanket!. He wai sentenced to serve a yesr In prison, then given a dishonor- »ble dlshcarge. The court pointed wit th»t he previously had an un" marred record during 13 years in the Army. The sturgeon waj plentiful In North American waters before 1000. ly had been Intended for road construction but wound up in s, campaign fund. Atty. Gen. Ike Murry said yesterday he would file suit to recover the money raised by a group of Monroe County citizens to be applied to improvements in the Indian Bay road, part of which now Is on State Highway 1. Woods called the threatened suit "pure politics and without merit." His statement In part: "I never heard of the Indian Bay road controversy until about 10 days ago. I do not recall even seeing the check in question among the numerous checks which came through the campaign lieadqaur- ters. "Pure Politics," He S»ys "In this proceeding hearing on the threatened suit the rules of evidence will be observed, cross- examination of witnesses will be permitted and all the facts will be hrought out. Mr. Murry's suit will be revealed for what It. is pure politics and without merit." Testimony at the Arkansas Highly Audit Commission's hearing yesterday was: That Monroe Count}' residents wanted the 3.8-mile road improved They raised the J2.961 as a contribution toward the work, which was to have .been done by the county. Later it developed that the county couldn't undertake the project The State Highway Commission then agreed to improve the road Money Went to Hughes The money was turned over 'to Arkansas Highway Commissioner Charles Adams of Hughes to be applied toward the project. Instead of going Into the state treasury, witnesses said the money wound up in the second term campaign fund of Gov. McMath. Two checks, totaling 52,961, were Introduced. They nr,d been indorced by Adams and re-Indorsed in the name of "Henry Woods, campaign manager." Atty. Gen. Murry, who is assisting the Highway Audit Commission in Its investigation, said he'd probably name Woods as defendant in the suit because Woods apparently was the last custodian of the funds. Pulaskl Prosecutor Tom Downie said he had not received the information from the HAC but intended to review the entire'transcript of the public hearings lor whatever action was indicated. No More Freedom Trains, Czech Police Vow HOP, Gearmany, (iP>— Czech border guards'have tightened precautions to forestall any attempt at a second "freedom train" escape through the Iron Curtain, "west German border police report. The Czechs have fastened steel bars to the rails from Asch. Czechoslovakia, to the Bavarian border to tterail any unauthorized train on this stretch, the Germans reported. German police said that only trusted Czech railway personnel possess a "safety wrench" to remove the. bars permitting the few authorized passenger and freight trains to cross the border to West Germany. The Czechs also are reported busy digging ditches and erecting electrically charged fences which will discharge automati flares at a touch. Czech border guards then awn OOURWR Tm proud of my appearance! * • . says this neat looking fellow, and your husband will bt too, when his shirts art laundered crisp and sparkling bright. We'H wash and Iron your laundry to perfection at reasonable rate's. BLYTHEVILIE STEAM LAUNDRY & CLEANERS PHONE 4418 OVtRNMENT SPENDING Arkansas New Briefs— Judge Orders Nursing Home To Meet Health Standards _ BJF THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LITTLE ROCK— Puliskl Chancellor Frank Dodge has ordered the Hocott Nursing Horn* to comply with state health standards within so dsyi or face permanent closure. Judge Dodje's rulin? ytsterday squelched the defense's protest* that nursing homes were not under Jurisdiction of the Arkansas Health Department. The decision also continued a temporary order Issued Nov. 27 restraining the home from accepting further patients. The Health Department revoked the institution's license and Pros. Atty. Tom Downie brought the condemnation suit on charges of "crowded »nd unsanittry conditions." Camden Paper Company Employes Ge* Pay Hike WASWINOTON-Pav brosts for employes of the International Paper Company', plant at Camden, Ark., have been approved by the Wage Stabilization Board. The board yesterday okayed an g-oent an hour salary Increase In contracts covering 11,000 employes in southern paper miUs, including those at Camden. The agreement was negotiated by the AH, Paper Workers »nd the APL Electrical Workers Union. Pine Bluff Wins in 'Clean-Up, Fi x -Up' Driye WASHIMOTON-Pine Bluff, Ark., is winner of a nationa) "clean up, paint up, tix up" campaign " "• N Y • ticd r The Newschart above, based on data from President Truman's proposed budget for I9S3, shows how government spending ,ts edging over the 25 per cent mark —or one-fourth of the total national income. The estimated 29 per cent figure for fiscal 1D53 compares with a total 52 per rar.* ,a.._!.,„ [v.f> noak war year AMD Official Wants Added Weight Sfatipns LITTLE ROCK. M>j_ Arkansas Highway Director OJen Fullerlon, probing state truck weight station problems, wants to establish Jour stations in Pulaski County. He said yesterday that 40 per cent of the overloaded trucks found by roving weight crews were detected in the vicinity of Pulaski County. Pullerton, directed by the Highway Commission to work out a better truck overload checking arrangement, said he will ask the commission at its next meeting to establish the stations. | ~. L xEd' stations now are located! major highways at points of entry Into the state. Pullerton a)so announced that Harold Balch, Little Rock accountant, has been hired to revise bookkeeping and purchasing procedures for the Highway Department. LitHe Rock Schools ~~ Closed by 'Infection' LITTLE ROCK I/P)—Little Rock public and parochial schools have been closed in an effort to stop spread of "an influenza-type infection". School Supt. Harry Little said last night, that nenrlv 2.455 student* were absent yesterday. City Health Officer Mason G. Lawson said: "This thing b still spreading. If the schools are closed /or the rest of the week, we may be able to break it." S-T iponsored by the Natlonal paint ' v * n " h "* Memphis, Tenr,, »„«, Philadelphia tied tor sweepstakes honors. Cotton Council Re-Elects Arkaman President NEW OBUSAN&-H..CW A. Young of North Littie Sock, Ark has been re-elected president of the National Cotton Council ve yesterdays meeting of the council here. ' " "* ™"*- *** "" niUn<!d '° th «*» Arkansas May Join in Seeking Area Power Plan, Norrell Says mahlnegun the area systematically. Louisiana and other Southwestern states ma.v «xm agree on an Integrated power system for the urea Ren. Norrell ID-Ark.) said today. He told a reporter the Southwestern Power Administration a public power agency, and 12 private power companies have "tentatively agreed" on a contract, which now Is under consideration by Secretary of tbi Interior Chapman. Norrell Is chairman of a House •Appropriations subcommittee han-' dllnj Interior I>epart.-nc,-,t matters. Like Texu-oklahomi The proposed contract, Nonell said, would be along the lines of the so-called Texas and Oklahoma contracts under which private nnd public power groups in those states reached agreement for an integrated power pool Under the Texas and Oklahoma contracts the Southwestern Power Administration feeds Into the integrated system power generated by government - owned hydro - electric dams and in turn its customers— REA co-operatives and munlcipali- tles—can take power from lines of the private utilities. In effect the agreements result In a general "power pro!" serving «!l customers Beneficial Rates Norell tald he understand* the propojed contract "preserves all the statutory provision with tefer- the rates would he beneficial and, •I approved by the secretary, will pool both private and public power resources of the area which have a total value renorttd in excess of five billion dollars." The area Involved would bi> all of Arkansas and Louisiana, southern Missouri, southern Kansas, and parts or eastern Oklahoma and eastern Texas. Officers Decorated By Vietnamese Chief HANOI (Jf\~ Vietnamese Chief of State Bao Dal handed hljh decorations to more than 60 French and Vietnamese officers here for heroism In battles against the Communist-led Vietminh. Gen. Raoul Snlan, deputy com- mander-in-chlef of French forces in Indochina, received the grand WHYSTCND FORTUNE FOR RHEUMATIC MM RELIEF? 6*tTMt Get C-2tas f pel help "Old Stand-by" C yj a { c action that PC* Only "speed*" comfort, Rt> X nw ffhTii Haves muscular aches, FEW CERTS! a | m ple neuralRia. ifa "Iodized." also contains "BUck SnaVft Root" herb. Buy It today. First hotil* price back If you don't prala* C-22231 —AP Wlrephoto KNUCKLEHEAD STUMPS THE OFERATOR-Knucklellcad, young chimpanzee at Pt. Wort),, Tex., Forest Park Zoo', 'demonstrates his deft- nt-« at handling a telephone. The chimp went on a phoning spree His winter cage Is In the feed house near the zoo keeper's telephone stand Like all youngsters, the chimp was curious and grabbed the phone He ran into difficulties when he got the City Hall switchboard. His stint lasted 15 minutes before the switchboard operator reported the monkey- ing Rround nnd Knucklehead was discovered. PAGE THSEB The term "Journeyman 1 originates Jrom the French word, "Jour" meaning "day". AH worker! w«t known as day laborers In the R«. nalssance period. Wednesday & Thursday 'Honeychile' Judy Canova Eddie Foy, Jr. cross of the national order of Vietnam. Qen. aonzales de Linares, a corps commandei-. got the Insignia of grand officer of Vietnam. Stucco houses can absorb ns much as one ton of water during a rain. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Wednesday & Thursday "CRAZY OVER HORSES" Leo Gorcey & the Bowery Boys Friday "16 FATHOMS DEEP" with Arthur Lake, Lou Chaney & IJo.vd Bridges Tlte Bordeaux area Is one of the great wine regions In the world's largest wine-producing nation, NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sal. & Sun. Phone 58 Wednesday & Thursday "STARS IN MY CROWN" Grecr Giirson Fridav KING OF the WILD HORSES" MOX Phone U11 Show SUrU Sal-Bui. !•.«• Always a Double Featur* Last Times Tonit« a warm... kind... human motion picture! —Plus— Leon Enrol Comedy Thursday & Friday HARRV M. , RONALD COUMAN CtUmMOUN —Plu&— ONE MINUTE TO T WE I.VS Also Our Gang Comedy Sell ft ... by using claitified advertising in the COURIER! Ads placed before 9 a.m. will appear same day. All classified advertising payable in advance. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS FOR BETTER TRACTOR POWER! Tractor & Engine Performance At It's Best! More power, less repairs, less oil, less failures, longer life no carbon or crank case dilution and still cheaper than any other motor muel and better too. Have your present tractor, cotton pickers, and grain combines changed to butane power. Order your new tractor for butane or have it converted. Century Gas Equipment has proven better and cheaper in the long run with balanced performance plus a safe and neat installation. Ask your tractor dealer or the farmer who owns one, for detailed information. WEIS BUTANE GAS CO, CENTURY DISTRIBUTORS There is no better fuel for tractors than Butane Gas. It's better than best gasoline "plus no tax problem."

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