The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 31, 1951 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, July 31, 1951
Page 5
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TUESDAY, JULY 81, 1951 Arkansas News Briefs— Four Cities Begin Vote For Municipal Officials By THE ASSOCIATED 1-RKSS U.TTUS ROCK—Voters In four Arkansas clt!«6 today began the }ob of (electing som* oi their city officials. Thnt cities will voU on candidates Jor mayor in Democratic preferential primaries—necessary when there are more'than two candidates lor a nomination. Th« regular or runoff primaries will be held Aug. H, r the general flection u set for Nov. 6. Top interest center* on .the race lor mayor of Little Rock. Incumbent Sam WasseH is opposed by Alderman Franklm E. Loy •n* grocer J. H. Hicktnbotham. The condldate* closed their campaigns last night, Wassell and Loy mad* radio addresses, and HIcklnbotham was host at a political rally. North Little Rock has only on« oontest. Four men are seeking the fourth ward alderman's seat. In Hope, Alderman Charles A. Armitage, Alderman John L. Wilson *•. and Attorney Joe Jones are battling lor the mayor's Job. J. H. A. Baker, an attorney and former mayor, is seeking the mayor's nomination In Ruasellville. He is opposed by Alderman John Harkey and radio broadcaster O. R. Home. \ Factions to Meet in Transit Line Dispute TEXARKANA—A federal mediator will meet today with union and company representatives in an attempt to head off a culled strike against the City Transit System. D. H. Hunt of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service arrived here yesterday. He will meet with representatives of the AFL Amalgamated Association of street Railway and Motor Coach Employes of America and the bus company. Date Set for Gas Line Expansion Hearing WASHINGTON-A consolidated hearing on two applications of t MldSouth Gas Co., of Little Bock, Ark., to expand its pipeline fa- ties has been set by the power commission for Aug. 21 here. - MidSouth wants to build a 240-mile* transmission system in Greene, Poinsett, Crittenden, St. Francis, Lee, Phillips, Monroe, Woodruff and Cross Counties, Ark. Telephone Company Bond Issue Approved LITTLE HOCK-The Arkansas Public Service Commission has authorized the southwestern State Telephone Co., to issue $1,000,000 in first mortgage bonds. Proceeds of the sale will b« used to improve facilities. The firm operates in 2} Arkansas towns. Pae* to Address Legion in Memphis MEMPHIS-^Secretary of the Army Frank Pace Jr., of Little Rock will addres. the annual three-day convention of the Tennessee American Legion, whichopens here Sunday. State Tax Revenues Increase in Month MTTLE ROCK—Arkansas tax revenues Increased nearly $1000 080 In Juljr over those for the corresponding month of 1950. ' ' Revenue Commissioner Dean R. Morley said yesterday that collection, for July totaled »8,152,000, compared to $7,188.850 in July last year fj ;. Special taxes levied to support specific purposes showed the largest 0Imb--f67p,OpO—said Morley. ' ' Aa increase of nearly »300,000 was recorded in the general reve- >Ufe£~ ' W T h mPPOr< * ' he PUb " C scno< > Is .> lf «e department, in- »titu»OB« and general state departments BLYTHEVILLE. <ARK.) COURIER NEWS Dr. Ccue ftetjgnt from State Hospital .t »t (mental) Hospital. "' W ° Uld J ° in ' he Mennl "B« Inflation staff ^ <* Psychiatry at the Unis Schoo! of Medicine and director of the state epUeptio Church Group Urges Harvest Festival NEW YORK, July 31. (API _ The National council of the Hats OH to 'Weaker Jfcx' in Himalayas ™ NEW DELHI—</p>—A pair of Australian bank clerks who decided to take a year off to see the world by motorcycle say they'll doff their' hats any time to the hardy women guides of the Himalayas. Visiting Delhi after a mountain- climbing expedition near Darjeeling Robert Chambers, 30. and Brian Chaseling, 29 both ot Sydney, reported that the women porters of the Sherpa Tribe ran them ragged in the course of a six-day trek. Chambers and Chnselingv hiked within 80 miles of Mt. Everest and then returned to make a sidetrip to Kallmpong, trading ontpost on the edge of Tibet. Read Courier News classified Ads RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Tuesday "QUEBEC" John Barrymore, Jr. Corrine Calvet Wednesday & Thursday 'Deadly Enemies' Hod Cameron Ella Raines Churches of Christ in the U.5A urges that churches select a Bunday in August, September or Oc- ftstlval 3 ' Pr0motion ° £ a "harvest i»P e - C £. Undl said in a st *t«ment last night that the festival should oe revived as a means of rein tine worship -'to the ordinary pursuit! of man." The statement noted that the £»?• V the " narvest 'estiva!,' dating back to primitive times has been abandoned l>y numerous denominations in favor of Thanksgiving. 'This unfortunate trend" (hr council said, » has produced' a nation of town and country churches m whose n-orshfp the reference to Air Conditioned By Refrigeration NEW Your Community Center" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Rnt. & Sun. f>h. 58 Tuesday 'China Corsair' John Hall Wednesday & Thursday "I CAN GET IT FORYOU WHOLESALE" Dan JJailev • Susan Hayward PAGE rrvu ° N TV i E P . ICK * T LINE-Strlking phone company employes in San Francisco showed some new numbera in p! ckct line garb os they turned up in early morning clad In long nightgowns. Their costume* and signs hinted at nightmarish working conditions! Unuer their nighties, the girls were fully clothed. BRITISH BEAUTIES CHOOSE BIKINIS-Rumors that the Bikini swimsuit (alas) is on its way out appear not to have reached Jolly old England. , Hers are the Bikinied flnalistj in a London contest to select Britain's entry in international beauty competitions. Meeting the lovely Kersten ('Kicki") Hakansson. "prettiest girl in Sweden," Sweden's entry in world beautj corps il ity contest B HH K 3m In linn «iiit tsiii m «» Bffllf ff H *.^. f.™+. ' t ,1 'Army to Look At Jones Mill Again'-McMath Governor Tells Hope Military Wilt Okay Arkansas Facility WASHINGTON, July 31. (*•) _ The Army has agreed to take another look at a proposed aluminum casting plant at Jones Mill, Ark., says Gov. Sid McMath of Arkansas. MeMath who completed a round of conferences with various officials yesterday, said he Is hopeful the military will approve the facility. His report was similar to one made by Senator McClellan of Arkansas earlier yesterday. Ptanj Were Disapproved The proposed $3300.000 plant would be constructed by General Motors Corp But the Defense Production Administration recently disapproved plans for the plant, which would make castings for Ar> my tanks. McMHn said new facts which have been developed may cause a reversal o! the previous action. "Army to Look" "The Aimy agreed to look carefully Into the situation again," he faid. "Of course there is no way to know whether they will change their position, in the light or these new facts but we are hopeful." He said the new data submitted to the Army involves military secrets. General Motors must have DPA approval ir order to write off sgalnst taxes In five years the cost of the plant. State Violent Deaths Mount 3 Die Violently As Toll Hits 18 By The Associated Preu Three persons died violently In Arkansas Munaay and the state's fatality toll for last week rose to 18. In Memphis, a 12-year-old Parti", Art., Jass died of .injuries suffered in an accident at her home Saturday, She was Evelyn Wooten, daughter or Mr. snd Mrs. John Wooten. She was hurt when she pulled a log off on top of her while attempting to climb up an unfinished truck trailer. A 20-year-old Magnolia man was electrocuted in an oil field accident near El Dorado. He was Bruce Doss. The winch of a truck In which he was riding touched a power line. Another worker was injured slightly. Doss' survivors include hii widow and an 11-day-yld son. The body of 'a Memphis man was lecovered from Blackflsh Lake near Forrest City. He was identified ar Taylor Burton Pyl«, «, a former resident .of .Forrest City. Bobby ekelton, three-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Fielding Skelton of Caldwell, Ar*., was electrocuted Sunday at nis home. The child crawled under a house and touched a hi$h voltage wire. The Skelton's first child died of burns. The United States, India, China the u. S. S. H., Egypt and Brazil produce the bulk of the world's cotton crop. OUR NEW NAME! COTTON BOLL Miles North o) Blylhcville nn Highway 61 UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT Formerly the Skyline Starling Time 7:J5 Tuesday & Wednesday 'KlUERS-FOR-KIREiANOTKEMflHWIfOSMflSHEOTHEM.' Plus 2 Cartoons Pony Rides Children Free Guest Movie Ticket Days Your opp6rlunify (o lake a guest for the price of one! Ask local merchants for your free guest tickets! NO MOSQUITO WORRIES Julius Caesar was assassinated In the Senate In Rome In 44 B.O. PLAYGROUND for the Kiddle* Phone 4732 KJds Gnder U FREE Start. 8:tfl p.m NO MORE MOSQUITOES OR BUGS! TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY SIMM Carloon & Comedy MOX I'lione 4621 _ Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 - Sat.-Sun. 1 :UO Always a Double Feature An extra cooler has been added to our cooling system, for your comfort — You'll b« much cooler. Tuesday & Wednesday — 2 Features MONTE LOUIS HATWAID LEE BOWMAN • JANE WATT House by the River A REPUBLIC PICTURE •Also Selected Shorts MissWhitsltt'sShop FINAL Close-Out SPRING & SUMMER Dresses PRICED FROM H2 95 lo'89 00 NOW PRICED from $ 5to $ 40 First Come— First Served Wkitsitfs LaBeLle S/iop Close-Out On One Special Group CHILDREN'S Dresses Vi Price WATCH FOR OUR FALL SHOWING SOON— The Smartest in LADIES-CHILDRENS AND TEEN-AGE STYLES WHITSITTS "Because You Like Smart Things" Whitsitt's La Belle Shop

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