The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 11, 1952 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, February 11, 1952
Page 10
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PACE TEN Arkansas News Briefs— Heber Springs Men Arrested In Missouri for Jail Breaking Bjr The Awocbtad Freu JCBYTSBVILLE, Mo.-Two Hcber Springs, Ark,, men were held b«r» today for fiearey, Ark., police «i s. charge of breaking Jail, Sheriff Cleve Iman identified the men as Frank sweat, 24, and his 17-wr-oId brother, George. Ke said the men admitted escaping fron th« Bearcy jail and stealing an automobile In which they drove to Keytetville. H» told ther also admitted burglarizing two service stations and a groetry store. (ARK.) COURIER MKWS 7* Persons Die Violently During Week Eighteen person! died violently in Arkansas in the week ended Sunday. Danny Ray Thomason, 15-month-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Gerald X. Thomason of Elliott, Ark., wns injured fatally Saturday when he wa* struck by a car in the driveway of his home. Elliott IK near Cfunden A 63-year-old retired farmer wa» killed near North Little Bock Sunday when he was struck by a car. He was Claude Marsh of Bee lie. Btet* trooper Forrest Booth said th« driver of the death car /led the scene. Strike Threat Hangs Over Oil Companies EL DORADO-The threat of a strike today hung over two big oil companies here. Employes of Pan Am Southern Corp.'s big refinery have authorized the CIO International Oil Workers Union to call a strike if cur. rent contract negotiations do not end In a settlement. And, union members employed by the Lion Oil Co., at its chemical plant were to complete balloting today on authorizing a strike call. R. A. Lawrence, oil workers international representative, said here yesterday that the Pan-Am unit voted to strike "If and when nego- > to lions fall." Lawrence .aid the two firms and the union had been bargaining for •eversl weeks on a new contract, but .that a dispute over wage increases was blocking a settlement. 4 Rural Community Improvement Winners Homed . LITTLE ROCK OT-The four rural communities wJilch will compete for first place In Arkansas' initial rural community improvement program hare been selected. Bie» were announced Saturday by the sponsoring orgnnlzallons- »* Arkansas Prm Association, the Arkansas Power <fc Light Co and the Agricultural Extension Service. " Dtotrfct winners are: Northeast, Fairvicw Community east of Para- i°uM: Northwert, Ursula Community West of Charleston In Sebastian Count,; southwest, union Valley In Perry County, and Southeast Jer- tef Community, Bradley County. : Worried About the $2 \ Bill? Uncle Sam Prints J6 Million Each Year WASHINGTON W>—If you occasionally worry about what happened to the $2 bill, stop fretting There are 33,742433 of them •owin circulation and the gov- ernment is printing them at the rale of 16 million a year. These are some of the S2-W11 statistics presented to the House Appropriations Committee by Mrs. Georgia Ncese Clark, treasurer of the United States, find Walter L. Funk, her budget officer. • MORE BOUNCE TO THE BUMP-Inventor Jeff Corydon II of Chicago shows off his new "Bump-Air" guards that nrnmiA , produce a livelier bounce when Mama rams the rear will oTthe garage. The inflated rubber guards are designed tobe moun ed on steel auto bumpers. Corydon will make them himseU Arkansas in Washington °"" " lembcrs of Congress believe es- abltshment of the lew Reynolds lumlmmi plant near Aikndelnhln. Vrk.. will lead to other industries ml ptante utilizing the output ol uch a plant. Ojie possibility, still In the future. a rolling mill which would stamp ut or press out large aluminum arts for airplanes. One of Senatcr McClellan's cleas for more efficient govcrn- ne;it operation has turned out to be n 48 million dollar saving plan. Nearly two years ago' he directed the staff of his Expenditures Committee to make an analysis )f fees charged for special government services. As a result some ihangcs were marie—through ad- ninLstratlve action nnd legislation —which tightened up on many ervlces the government had been -icrformlng for free. The other day the budget biir- au gave McClellan a. report that as a result of these changes the government will get ndrlttional avenues of about 48 million be- Innlng with the 1053 fiscal year, ttirtlng next July 1. Since Rep. Mills made his talk the House criticizing government cnclcs for lack of an adequate ingaiiese stockpile program, he ports, the agencies Involved have Deen him Mills proposed that the government purchase and stockpile lower erad&s of manganese ores and suggested also Unit, if necessary, the government build plants to process the manganese ore. It might result, lie said, in construction of one of these plants I MONDAY, i-'hiBKUAKY 11, 1952 NG BETTVE NElt, 8TARB 'Want to know why February is the shortest month In the year? Until the time of Julius Caesar It had 30 days, but Caesar took a day from It to lengthen his honor month, July. And when Augustus named Ihe eighth month after himself, he, too took from February the extra day needed to give his month distinction equal to that of Caesar February, centuries ago, wai the 12th month of the year. — -•"• «* Mivae itiniiui in the Batesvliie, Ark., area, which Is rich In the low-grade manganese ore. The Navy says that in the In- Icrosi of broadening the Industrial base and aiding small business Its B"re.ii; of Ordnance has tslab- Isherl mi Information center at t"e U. S. Naval Ammunition Depot, filmmaker, Ark. It will sup. ply Information io companies In. (crested In nblalnln* Bureau of Ordnance prime or subconir.ct Quads' Mother Is in Chicago 'All But Give Out' -„ ROCK (#5 — "All but give out" from the excitement, Mrs. Leonard Ponder was en route today to Chicago for appearances on nation-wide television and rudlo shows. The mother of Arkansas' quads •topped here briefly yesterday afternoon. She and a companion, Mr». V. B. Lewis of Murfreesboro, Ark, are traveling by train. "My ; babies are doing real , Kooa," she declared happily. '-They're all wiggling »nd healthy." Mrs. Ponder, who lives near Murfreesboro (Pike County) i» ;the mother of 12 living children but she said she doesn't Intend to "quit now." "You can't tell what will happen," the 38-year-old housewife commented. She said It was the first time thnt she ever had ridden in H drawing room on n train and never before has she been to Chicago, A crowd of about 100 persons *-ns on linnd to greet IUrs. ponder nt the depot. She was modest and affable, slinking hands with everybody who offered to greet her. But back in her compartment aboard the train, she sank dazedly into the seat nnd rnn h-r linnd over her face. "Oh my goodness!" she exclaimed wearily. Pour small rings—each mounting mi Arkansas Diamond—were presented to Mrs. Ponder by Howard A. Miller, owner of dia- mond fields near Murfreesboro. Mrs. Ponder's trip to Chicago Is being financed by Radio Station KARK of Little Rock Jt'sMOSIJMPORHNT to know your costs iirAdvance GEORGE S. MAY COMPANY •& lcit. 4, Iff. Thomas A. EDISON FEB.11,1847 The Government never really goes into buiineii, for it never make* end* meet, and that u the first requisite of btuinew. h jiut mixes a little bucine** with a lot of politics and no one «ver frt» a chance to find out what i* actually going oo." Ark-Mo Power Co. "Bu»lae«-v«n»gement SUTM Tou But" Of the five principal or greater 'me arts, namely architecture, sculpture, painting, music and poetry, the latter Is the most complex <it Is said) and music Is the purest. Remember when girls collected the bows from boy's hats to wear on their garters? Times have really changed. Now the boys wear no hats and the girls wear no garters. I read an article (since I'm nuchly Interested) by George Lawon, the psychologist, and I feel better. He says, and 1 quote, "Ate can't ; measured by the number of •our birthdays. "Physically you don't change nuch from 30 to 40 as you did roin 25 to 30. The fear of growing >ld can strike you at almost any ge. It takes a mature person to be really young ..." That's what the man said, stay- ng young Is easy for those who live In the future. Learn at least one new thine a day. At 35, If a man does his job comes home to dinner, looks over the sports page, fiddles with the radio nnd goes to bed, he has really hit the skids. These soup-opera fans might be in the same category. NOW don't get mad at me if you're only young In years. I'd gladly swap. A teacher asked a little girl to give the definition Tor a harp Her reply was, "It's a piano without any clothes on.'. .h? J"" 1 Mr ' e<:t «<« • "ke flHIn think you'll like. That Is, if you | ike „ l emy ""* Just °<* ln w «h rich Here tlz: Two cups brown sugar. One small can of cream. Dissolve fiioroughly before plac Ing on stove. Cook to a soft bal stage, add one tablespoon mar garine. Cool and whip until tlior ouglily cold. Melt half stick margarine ani. pour over two cups powdered sugar Blend veil and add to the brown sugar "fudge." Add one cup of walnut kernel and spread over the cake. This will frost a two-layer cake The harder you work, the more luck you'll have. The American people spend three times as much for cosmetics as they do for the education of their children and they aren't all women either. A Philadelphia nut shop sign reads. "If our peanuts were any fresher, they'd lie Insulting." A hoy becomes a man when he walks around a puddle of water Instead of through it. A girl may live on your salary but what are you going to live on? The old rule of planting sweet- peas on Valentine Day has long been ruled out. January is the Ideal time to plant them for early blooms. They can't stand too much hot weather. So hurry and get them in the ground. Don't brag about having no sense of humor. That's a sign of stupld- Baking powder of best quality is made of cream of tartar and soda mixed with starch or flour to keen it dry. K Soda and buttermilk have lh» same effect as baking powder In baking. Looked like old home week I maternity ward of the Meth odlst Hospital. We never miss out on any ol the "conventions" In our family. Three boys In three years' Those little pinafores with big sash bows are going to look awfuly silly. Ladies ... did you attend any of the January "fight" sales? Using abbreviations for states here are some towns that are naturals for their state abbreviations. Income, Tex., Goodness, Me Coco, ^Colo., Deathly, 111., and one Ihat beau them all is Bee, O and ye, Ale. 've got hundreds of unusual Start this hobby If you're for something to do that's Inex sive and entertaining as well Your post office has a m'.nu.i with (he names of ei'ery town fc, __ Congratulations to Ida May and Ed Qulnn on their «th anniver- aary. A jilcer couple never lived. Cheap Expedition Lewis and Clark made one of thf most important expeditions in American historp, and gave President Thomas Jefferson an esli mated cost of only $2500 BOURBON BIGGER THAN EVER VALUE, STIU OKAY... T8A1GHT BQUE8QN WHISKEY. U ROOF. THE STAGG DIST. CO.. +J ft. 4/5 0.1. Capps Suits Reduced! PRICE! 100% Virgin Wool Fabrics The Last Word in High Styling Every Suit Faultlessly Tailored $ Regular $72 36 All Sales Cash All Saies Final Small Charge For Alterations HUDSON CLEANER - CLOTHIER - TAILOR Blythevilfe, Arkansas Steele, Missouri

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