The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 12, 1952 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURlfcK. NSWg Modified Controls Law Is Expected WASHINGTON W-Initial congressional reaction Indicated today Uu4 President Truman will »et a controls extension law but H will not meet all his specification!. The President sent a message to the Capitol yesterday asking for n .two-year extension of the Defense Producttcm Act—the law that carries price, wage, rent and credit controls plus production and allo- HAPPY—Helen Keller, world- famous blind and deaf author, beams her happiness at recovering her cherished watch. It ha= raised gold bars on the face and i other special construction to en- «ble her to tell time by touch Mij« Keller nays it his been "part of her" ever since she re- '•eived it u a gift when she was 14 years old. Her recent "appeal (to tt» public" brought it back from a New York pawnbroker l^W who«« «hor* it was pawned. Blytheville Girl Not Scheduled for Tonighr/sTV Show Ronnie Fkye Etchieson passed an audition for Ted Mack's television Bliow—but she won't be on the air tonight The show's programs are booked for a month in advance, Ronnie Faye's father. J. F. Elchlcson, said this mornine, and there was no way of getting the 8-year-old Blytheville dancer on tonight. Mrs. EtcMeson called her husband following the audition in New York last night,' "My wife snld they told her Ronnie Taye would have to be available in New York to work out a routine for the show and they then would schedule her performance a month In advance." Mr. Etchteson said. "It is impossible for Mrs. Elchie- eon und Ronnie Faye to stay In New Yorfc," Mr. Etchleson said. Ronnie Faye may appear en the Amateur Show later in the year, according to Mr. Etchteson. The audition was part of a group of prizes Ronnie Faye won at a Talent Roundup sponsored by the Osceola Kiwanls Club and KOSE. atlon powers for tb« mobilization drive. Chairmen Maybank (D-SC) and Speiice (D-Ky) of the Senate and House Banking Committees at once introduced bills to carry out tin- President's ideas. Maybank announced hearings starting March 4 In hopes of getting a bill to the floor by April 1. Spence said the House committee probably would run IU hearings about the same time. If these plans work out. Congress should IK able to act well before the present law expires June 30. Republican law-makers available for comment said the President probably would get a onc-yenr extension, not two. They said they would try to ease the present "stifling controls" rather than strengthen them as the President asked. Ayree to Several Changes Democrats jjolnted out that key committees already had agreed lo change several sections of the law at which he aimed his sharpest criticism. They Indicated a law fairly satisfactory to the President should not be too hard to achieve. The Senate Banking Committee today hears Ellis Arnall. former governor of Georgia, testify on bis nomination to be the new price stabilizer. Little opposition !s expected. Arnall would succeed Michael Di- Sa!)e, who is going back lo Oil to to try for a U. s. Senate scat. Truman said In his message that the nation is threatened witli "new Inflationary fires all through the economy." As he did last year the President centered his fire on the Capehart and other amendments which he said "seriously weakened" the controls. Sen. Bridges (R-Nin said the President was trying to make tlie Capehart and other amendments "scapegoats for his administration's failure to extinguish the fires of Inflation. 1 ' Bridges said tlie act should be ustcncic-n "but our efforts should be directed toward easing stifling controls Instead of toward strangulation of productivity by government bosses." Negro Deaths Rites for Julius Banks To Be Held Tomorrow Services for Julius Banks, 78, will be conducted at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the Home Funeral }Jome Chnpel. Burial will be In the Sandy Rlrtgo Cemetery. He died yesterday at his home In the rear of 305 East Davis. Survivors Include one brother and two sisters, all of Brownsville. Tenn. Rend Courier News Cla.«lfien Ads. Strawberry Plants Need Protection, Experts Say NEW YOfiK, M>>—Farm experts advise that aninleur strawberry raisers should always protect Hie plants against low temperatures In the winter season. This can be dene by covering the beds with straw, leaves sawdust, or similar mi'ldi. In the- spring, only part of the mulch need be moved to a place between Hie rows, the remainder slaying with Hie plants to help out both as fertilizer and as a reducer of weed grciYslh. Obituaries POLITICKING—All set to enter the New Hampshire primary as a candidate for President is GD-year-old Albert S. KaJJr, of W h c a t o n, Minn, He plugs "America's Greatest Plan for World Peace" which, he says, means SCO to $100 o monlh for everyone over 21 In addition to their regular wages- Tic would fl/mnoe Ihe scheme by a 2 per cent federal tax on all business transactions. HIGHWAY (Continued from Page 1) Ft. Smith. I'ulii 85,255 He said Patterson had been paid $5,255. and had $750 pending. The third appraiser. John E. Buxton, Little Rock, now head of tlie National Production Administration In Arkansas, ivns paid his full cllam of $1.446.06, Bogart said.- The apprnlsn] took place in' 1050. Bogart contrasted the approximate $1,000 an acre paid for the land, exclusive of Improvements, .with some (300 an acre paid for right, of way for (lie new West, Memphis by-pass road. Bogart described the latter land an "same of the best cotton raising property in the world." He also said that tlie Little Rock Real Estate Board charged the Highway Department $3,000 for eight days work In appraising HI tracts In Pulaski County needed for the proposed new road between Little Hock and lienton. Fewer Track) There were 117 tracts and fewer linporvemcnts involved In tiie Van Buren-Ahna right of way but appraisals on this project cast about $13398, Bogart testified. Atty. Gen. Ike Murray who questioned Hogart asked if the appraisers had any authority to negotiate vvli.Vi property owners. Bogart said they had none as far as he knew. lie also said the Highway Co:n- missicn had relieved Crawford County of any responsibility for right ol way pavements but. that he was unable to find any authority lor such action in Arkansas statutes. Bogart related that, despite the comparatively high cost of most cf the right of way. one owner received only $200 an acre for his uorperty. He identified this man as George Clark. He said he was unable to explain the difference, J. R Henderson, federal aid engineer f<« the State Highway Department, told the Highway Audit Commission yesterday that Arkansas "is on a pnr with other states in using federal aid funds [or highways—except In tlie urban cata- gory." Costs Too High Money for development of high- Rites Conducted For Mrs. Wood Services for Mrs. Ida Wood of Neelyvllle. Mo., were to be conducted al 2:30 this afternoon at the Stcele Baptist Church. The Hev. E. C. Brown, pastor of First Baptist Church here, and the Rev. Bill Cook, pastor of the Sleele church will officiate. Tlie 63-year-old woman was born in Tennessee and had lived in Nce- lyville about 11 years. Survivors include tliree so/is, George Ingiam ami James Wood of Blytlievllle. and Sylvan Wood of Neelyville; R daughter. Mrs. Barney Robinson of Savannah, Term • and two toothers. James W. Poster of Neelyvllle and H. s. Foster of Joncsboro. Cobb Funeral Home Is in charge. Charles O. Roy Dies in Osceola OSCEOLA—Services for Charles O. fiuy, OJiceola painter, will lx conducted at Swift Funeral Home tomorrow at 3 i>. in. with tl.u Rev forty Herrini?, pastor of First Bap Ust Church, officiating Mr. Ray, who was 65, died in a Little Rock hospital alter a two year's Illness. He had lived In Osceola 30 years Survivors include his wife of Parkin, Ark.: a son, Charles Ray Jr.. of Louisiana; and a daughter who lives In Illinois. Mother of Blyfhevilfe Woman Dies in Hospital Mrs. Hattle Johnson, mother of Mrs. Lynn W. Brown of Blytheville died at 10:30 p. m. yesterday at St Bernard's Hospital in jonesboro after a long illness. Funeral arrangements are incomplete although burial will be In Joncsboro. Mr. and Mrs. Brown live at 101 Hardln. Court- Gets Two New Grain Cases WASHINGTON M>)—The Agriculture Department reported today that two more grain shortage cases have been token to the courts. This raises to 19 the number of warehouse concerns or individuals against whom the government has taken legal action in connection with alleged conversion of more than $5.000,000 worth of government-owned commodities to their own use, principally for speculative purposes. ways in metropolitan areas "Is difficult lo spend because cities must provide right-of-ways for urban highway extension. The right-of- way usually Is In the high-cost bracket. The cities Just don't do It." There also was testimony concerning status of personnel In the highway Department. District Maintenance Supt. H. C. Sellers o! Russcllvllle told the commission there were about 15 too many foremen In the 7-county district under his jurisdiction. Sellers said he thought greatc efficiency coidd be attained by seven foremen—one for each county— with salaries Increased from the S17& a monlh they now receive. The superintendent said that he had tried to fire at least two highway employes In his district but they had gone over his head to retain their Jobs. TUESDAY, FKBKUARY 12, 1953 LIVESTOCK NATIONAL, STOCKYARDS, 111. (fl~ (USDA)— Hogs 15,000; weights 180 Ibn up 2S to J5 higher; lighter weights and sows J5 to 50 higher; bulk choice Nos. 1, S and 3 139- 2SO It* 18.00-35; choice Nos. 1, 2 and > •HO-no Hx n.00-76; 270-300 Ibs 16.50-17.25; ISO-no Ibs 16.0011.75; mostly n.50 down; 120-140 Ibs 13.15-15,15; 100-110 Ibs 12.2516.00; sows 400 Ibs down 1525- heavier sows 13.25-15,00; stags 11.50-13.50; boars 9.50-11.15. Cattle 3,000; calves trading slow on steers MX); rev early good to high choice offerings 31.50-3s.cn). heifers and mixed butcher yearling^ active; choice mixed yearlings (<, 34.00; commercial and good 27.5032,00; cows uneven; utility ana commercial cows 21.00-23.00; can. ners and cut 16.50-20.50. It's Loaded— Before you drive the Golden Anniversary Cadillac, there is one thing we should like to impress upon you: It's loaded —so be careful! 1 here's more power in that dynamic engine than you'll, ever need—except for the rarest emergency. And it should never, never be used for dramatic display on the get-away. If somebody else wants the honors when the lii<ht turns green—let 'em go. You don't have to prove anything, anyway. But that great power works for you—even when you're not unleashing it to the limit. It works for you as a reserve —and reives you that easy, quiet, flowing ride which makes a"Cadillac such » joy to own and such a thrill to drive . . . It gives you that slow-moving engine—that simply loafs at all legal speeds—and which is a literal Methuselah when it comes to long life ... THE GOLDEN ,1 N NIVE ft SA ft J' And it is a primary reason for that unbelievably low upkeep expense, at which Cadillac owners never cense to marvel. Some fleet owners have found, for instance, that Cadillacs cost less to operate and maintain than any other cars they have ever used. And the easy-going engine, that necer operates under strain, is a big factor in this economy. Yes—Cadillac's great power works for you—and r "'"", ai y—*nd is one of the vital reasons why Cadillacs performance is so outstandingly different. liut we trust that no Cadillac owner will ever use it for dominating the highway. To do so is not only counter to the rules of safety—but it is not in keeping with the graciousncss the motoring public has come to expect from the person who sits at the wheel of a Cadillac. Have you seen this great Golden Anniversary creation? If not, we should be pleased to welcome you to our showrooms—at any time. 301 West Walnut SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO. HubbarcV Phone 4578 •74 ft :-aa ^^.J Continues In full Swing With Tremendous Values! We must clean house . . . Everything Goes! All items in our store at Reduced Prices. (Excluding fair-trade-priced items). Come in today and get in on the savings. SAVE10Mo50% ON CEILING PRICES We must make room for new Spring merchandise. Bring your pencil and figure the tremendous savings as listed on every item! It's your greatest furniture savings opportunity of the year. Hubbard & Son, Furniture

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