The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 4, 1952 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 4, 1952
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TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 1952 BLYTHKVIUJE (AKK.) COUKIER NEWS PAO« FTTl Arkansas RFC Office !s 'About lops' In Hafion - Little Rock Unit Leads In Paid Up Accounts General Counsel Says WASHINGTON (API ~ Senator f'ulbright of Arkansas — the man who launcher! and pressed home tho Investigation which resulted in > reorganization of the Recoi\struc- ' tion Finance Corporation — was pleased to learn the othpr day that the Uttle Rock RFC office Is about tons among the 31 offices scattered around the country. Soils Honvitz, general counsel for the RFC recently wrote Fulbright that as of Jan. 20. 1051, "The Little Rock agency continues to remain tit the top of all agencies with respect to the proportion of loans in current status that Is, loans .on which repayments arc current and not behind schedule. In this respect, he said, 93.? per cent of the Little Rock office loans are In current status, compared with the agency average of 83.G and an agency low of 71.G per cent, likewise, he said, Little Rock has the smallest proportion of problem loans—0.4 per cent, compared with an average of 6 per cent and an agency high of 1-1.6 per cent. John Truemper Is agent In charge of ihe Little Flock office. Fulbrlght said he regards this as »n outstanding record. "I am especially pleased." he said, j; "that the office in my own home etate Is of such high caliber." Fulbrlght said he noted that while the total dollar volume of loam hi the Uttle Rock RFC office was small compared with other offices. It ranks high in the total number of loans. "This Indicates that It is making many small loans—loans to small businesses," he said. "That Is a prime function of the RFC—to aid email business." Arkansas News Briefs— Third Lawsuit Is Filed In Segregation Cases LITTLE HOOK (/1V-A third lawsuit hns been (lied in federal Court hero to trst the constitutionality of Arkansas' laws providing for £OSic£Lilion of White and Negro school students. Harold Floweis, Pin? Bluff Negro attorney, filed the litigation yesterday. He named officers of the Gould Special School District No. 40, Lincoln County, as defendants. Ho previously had filed similar suits against the Forriyce School District and the Hughes Special School plstrlct of St. Francis County. Fort Smith Bandits Sought in Two States FT, SMITH, Ark. (il'i—A two-state police alarm was out today for four armed bandits who robbed the Safeway grocery store here of more than J3.000. The robbers, two iiien and two women, accosted Store Manager C. M. JiicConnick as he was locking the store shortly after 10:30 p.m. yesterday. Paragould FT A Chapter Cited for Service LITTLE ROCK W>;—The Paragould, Ark., chapter of Future Tradesmen of Arkansas has been cited for its outstanding community service. The FTA chapter award was presented to Paragould last night, the highlight oj the opening of the organization's sixth annual convention here. Except for H«p. Boy* Tackett. who Is flirting with the Idea of running for Governor of Arkansas, the Arkansas house members all are slated to run for renominatlon this year. Normally, all delegation members get together In the office of Rep. Nonrell, dean of the delegation, and announce their candidacies simultaneously. This year they are waiting for Tackett to decide what he will do. Tackett has let It be known that if he doesn't run for governor he will seek renonunation — which j would mean an elimination primary race between Tnckett and Rep. Harris. Their districts were thrown together in the redistrictlng necessitated because Arkansas loses one house seat In 1953. A week or so ago Tackett was on the verge of announcing for governor, his friends believed. However, he has still not committed himself publicly. "Friends believe he Is waiting to see what the Highway Audit Commission report will be. Electric Co-operative y/ould Build Stations LITTLE ROCK m— Arkansas Valley ElccUls Co-operative of Ozark wants authority from the Public Service Commission to construct two substations in Logan and Sebastian counties. The Co-op also asked tho pso yesterday for permission to sen's sections of Crawford, Franklin and Pope counties. The firm plans to spend $750,000 in construction work on the projects. Lion Oil, Union to Discuss Strike EL DORADO M»j—Officials of Uon oil Company and the CIO Oil Workers International Union will meet March 6 for a discussion of a strike vote taken by the union last month. The vote, taken by 600 union members at Lion's chemical plant here, supported their demands for a base pay raise of 25 cents .an hour. efugees Study U.S. n Blue, Whitt Club PITTSBURGH M 1 ) — Right, now lie "Blue and White Club has 12 leinbers—all displaced persons from ..uropo, Next month there may lie lore or lew depending on how fast, :ie niemhcrs are absorbed into the \merioan way of Ufa. As soon as Hit 1 newcomers lenrn little of tho language, the cus- onvi &r.d the peculiarities of the ountry they drop out. Thai's good lews to the social workers who op- Tuesday All Tickets Nile 15c HEY! "NEEDLE" SOMEONE YOUR OWN SIZE!—IJtlUs Ulipli is expected to raise a lusty Eskimo howl immediately after Mai. Paul H. Bazinet, of Montreal, gets to the bottom of the trouble. Uliak's mother looks as if she doesn't appreciate the point that Major Bazinet is about to impress on her son. On duty with the Canadian Army during "Exercise Sun Dog Three," in Northern Quebec, the medical officer had no casualties to contend \vitli, and so spent his time in public health work with Eskimos of the Ungava Bay region. The first representative assembly in America met at Jamestown, Va.,! in 1610. Mountain Lions Gain Numbers in California KERNVrLLE. Calif. (/Pi—Professional hunter Ronnie Vaughn says California mountain lions are on the Increase because bounty price* have not kept up with Inflation. Vaughn brought five pells recent- ly from the nearby mountains tp prove the big cat sare abundant. Fifteen years ago there were about 30 professional hunters, says Vallg- han. Now there are only one or two left. His uniflated bounty on the five pelts will amount to about $510 he said. Rep. Trimble appears slated to move up at least two notches on the House Public Works Committee next year to position of No. 3 Democrat—assuming, of course, he Is re-elected. Chairman Buckley (D-NY) of the committee has told members he probably won't seek re-election this year. Rep. Larcnde (D-LrO second ranking Democrat, is retiring because of 111 health. This would put Rep. Fallon <D-M<I) in line for the chairmanship, assuming Democrats retain control of the house; Bcp. Davis (D-Tenn) in the number two spot- and Tll.'n'ole number three. As third Democrat he would be chalr- ' man either of the flood control or the river and harbors subcommittee. bright" happier tlir • --' - vous. )Ut« ing •'ch4n MOHTHIT CIUMPS CHUHSE OF LIFE Whether its new plumbing, modern kitchen, Insulation, a generH) face lifting, painting or remodeling we can help you plan it and finance it. You find fTriendly Service at Building "HER FIRST ROMANCE" Margaret O'lirien Allen Martin, Jr. rate th« organization, Th« club sponsored by the Younrj M«n'» nd Women's Hebrew Association, was organized in 1949. When someona asked if people in *urope realize what America Is ke, one refugee member pondered nd said: "The people back there now, hut they can't, believe it, I an hardly believe tt myself." lead Courier News Classified Ads. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. TUESDAY "WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE" Richard Harhara fierr Rush WKIX-THURS. "F.B.I. GIRL Caesar Romero Audrey Totter ALWAYS E. C. Robinson Lumber Co. A DOUBLE FEATURE Phone 4621 Show Starts Weekdays 7:00 p.m. Sat. Sun. 1:00 p.m. TUKS.-WED. JOAN F( ROBERT RYAN ;2ACHARY SCOTT -Mu mm DOUIH-E FEATURE M-G-M's hilarious comedy with "" ' ' •*••! ' EZIO ^ PINZA IN JAMET LEIGH Technicolor Sport Short & Race Horse Short Natives Take Up Farming in Congo LEOPOLDVILLE, Belgian Congo (;p)—The Betelan Congo authorities have launched an ambitious scheme of collective farming which alms at turning some 435,000 Congo natives Into modern farmers. Some 40,000 families have already been resettled in newly created agricultural centers. The authorities are trying to work comprimlEG enabling them to respect tribal traditions thus facilitating the change to farming. The program 1 . 1 ? objective is to stabilize native population thus halting the movement towards ihe big cities. NEW Air Conditioned By Refrigeration "Your Community Center" ' MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sal. & Sun. Phone 58 -the one fine car deliberately designed for modern living NEW POWtX IN TUNE WITH THE TIMES-Inspircd by aviation power, Lincoln's conipleiely now 160-horsepower V-8 engine incorporates such features as silcntj hydraulEcally operated, overhead valves; a five-bearing micro-balanced crankshaft, and exclusive "HI. Swirl" combustion chambers. More power than you may ever need—firirle of Ihe world's most seasoned builders of V-8 engines.'Teamed with IIVDRA-MATIC Transmission, now standard equipment. for 1952 SCREENING PROCESS—If you're shopping tot a mote the man to see is Werner Hampe in Munich, Germany. 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