The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 12, 1952 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 12, 1952
Page 5
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 1052 BLYTHKVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Arkansas News Briefs— Young Expectant Mother Dies With 2 Others in Cabin By The Associated Press WEST MEMPHIS—A 15-year-oUI expectant mother and two other persons died of suffocation when a liquefied eas heater consumed all the oxygen In a tourist, cabin here. Dead were Mrs. David Puckctt of Lexington, Ky., and Mr. and Mrs. Tom Ruffn o! Hedding, Calif. Mis. Piickr-lfs body svas taken to a hospital where a cacscrian operation was performed in an unsuccessful attempt to .«ave her unborn child. Firemen found the bodies ii> the cottage yesterday after a niaid turned in an Alarm when, file noticed smoke coming from cracks around the windows of the cabin. Fire Chief Whit Murphy said the trio suffocated from lack of oxygen. Taxes Run Over Billion Mark LITTLE ROCK—The federal government has received more than one billion dollars in taxes from Arkansas during the past 18 years. But a Joint congressional committee in Washington says that during the same 18 years, the state received more than G85 million dollars in federal government disbursements. Tiie U. S. interim! Revenue office here said yesterday the exact tax payment figure by Arttansan's 1043 through 1951 was $1,012,695.100. Highway Audit Recommendations Carried Out LITTLE ROCK—Many recommendations of the Highway Audit Commission have been put effect in State Highway Department operations, and others are being carried out as rapidly as possible. Highway Director Olcn Fullerton, In announcing this yesterday, said he is especially pleased with improvements in purchasing procedures, Negro Boys School to Hove All-Negro Staff LITTLE ROCK-An all-Negro staff, first in the history of the Negro Boys Industrial Schoo) at Wrightaville. Ark., Is to be appointed The school's board of trustees yesterday instructed iU newly, named Negro superintendent. John Rollins, to employ a Negro farm manager, assistant farm manager, bookkeeper and blacksmith These lobs formerly were held by white employes. Fayetteville Raises Pay of City Employes FAYETTEVILLE-The Fayetteville City Council last night ap- •oved pay Increases totaling 512,273 for city employes and adopted pro' 1952 budget of $590,662. Arkansas Schools May Get More Local Taxes This Year By The Associated Press Arkansas schools will receive at least as much state revenue next year as they have this year, and local tax income probably will be grea ten A. B. Weatherlneton, director of finance for the State Department of Education, told school administrators from 11 Bast Arkansas counties in Forrest city Tuesday that 1952-53 school funds from the state probably will be about the same as for the 1951-52 school year. Weatherington said' that a general increase of property assessments will Increase local" tax In. come for the schools. Increased milfage in many districts was cited as another factor for greater local Income. Several school districts In Arkansas will seek increased millage rates next Saturday in the annual school elections. It will be the second "annual" Echool election in less than six months. This situation was brought about by an act of the 1851 legislature which changed the time for the elections from the last Tuesday Jn September to the third Saturday In March. A. w. Ford, assistant state education commissioner, said Tuesday that a considerable number of districts would ask the voters to approve higher millage rates. WED.-THURS. 'LORNA DOONE J in Technicolor Barbiira Hale Richard Greene ?l - 1 % c. • <. *•" vs " ' .< . V ,.' ^ , VA ^* *• 4, ' . •* 1 *-, r ,V* ' ^fe/; ' H^'-V ; <V ^v-^'^^L ; ;; \,-: fe^k^^# " \ ^*^£fo^ >~'^^\ ; ',', - PAGE FTVB .,,,,....,. -^ •~. Hw> ^sX" ^«^' * '^Kfa XX^^Vi x-/- \^^~L»:-' *<\ - ^' i -' -^' ^^: \m? ~-^\ NKW VOriK CEXTIIAI, TRAINS Tir.1) UP BY STBIKK—Passenger irains of the New York Centra] system are idle In Chicago's south side yards (44th and Root Streets) alter a strike of the three operating unions tied up service west of Buffalo MP and hit switchim, operations at St. Louis are two of thf line's ernek trains, The No Suites (second from left! and the irljhtl. (A!> Wirephoto) , identified w Knghnrt Pacemaker Arkansas Rivers At Flood Stage LITTLE ROCK W;—Flood warnings are out again alone the Ouachita River near Cnmden, and farmers have been told to expect extensive damage. The U. S. Weather Bureau here said yesterday that flood warnings also have been posted on the White and Black rivers, and that the Arkansas was rising steadily. The forecaster adder! that the state .would have more rain today, but that nny precipitation probably would be limited to widely scattered showers. Arkansan Parachutes To Seek Recovery oj 'Silk' Used in Supply FAR EAST AIR FORCE COMBAT CARGO COM M A ND HEADQUARTERS CAP)— A supply officer yesterday hit the pillt in an effort to find ways of recovering parachutes used in dropping 175 tons of supplies to an isolated radio station. The officer, Lt. J. S. McKinnon. Route One, Box 58. El Dorado Ark.. 'chuted to a rnilc-hich mountain peak near the Korean battle line from a combat cargo Don't Be Satisfied with SymptomoticRelief i RELIEVE A R INDICESTIOH.CAS.Hc w Deficiencies of Vifi BiJz.Hiacin and The ABSOLUTE TRUTH | No One Can Deny Do you suffer from stomach disturbances, gas, heartburn, indigestion and dyspepsia due to <Jc- ficiencics in Vitamins B,, B 2 , Niacin and Iran in your system? Thr-n don't be satisfied to merely relieve these symptoms. Because with HADACOL, ^ou can relieve a real and underlying cause of such deficiency-caused stomach distress. AND SO VERY IMPORTANT — COn- tinued use of HADACOL not only gives continuous and complete relief, but it helps prevent this condition from coming back. Your own good common sense will tell you this is what you ntJKt do 3f you want real relief anci freedom from stomach disturbances due to these deficiencic: HADACOL must be GOOD and give wonderful results for so many millions of botilcs to be sold. And it is! So if you suffer this way — let HADACOL brins about an amazing improvement in your condition. HADAC01 plane. At the same time the planes airdropped 1C more tons of supplies to the radio outpost Lt. Col. Harold C. Couriers. Chicago, said McKinnon's job is to find a way to salvaqe snppjy 'chutes used the past winter in the airdrops to the radio outpost. Reari Courier Neivs Classified Ads RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. WED.-THURS. "G. I. JANE" Jean Portet • Tom Ncal FRIDAY "GOODBYE MY FANCY" .7n;m Crawford, Frank I.ovcjoy, Robert Young VALUE TO TOP HEW m M ALL VALUES ! 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