The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 13, 1952 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 13, 1952
Page 11
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THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 1952 BI,YTHEVII,LE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Arkansas Moves to Halt Distribution of 'Expose' Book, USA Confidential' LITTLE ROCK, Ark. tjf, — The state of Arkaasas moved today to try to halt scheduled distribution ^Brannan Blasts 'Farm Official' Agriculture Head Says President to Deliver Vote for Taft DALLAS </Ti — Secretary of Apri- enlture nrannan charged tcdav the president of (.he American Farm Bureau Federation "h a s promised to deliver the farm vote to Taft " "But I don't think farmers can be herded around that way." Brannan said at a news conference at which he castigated Allan B. Kline of Vinton. la. head of t h e farm organisation. Asked if he thought the Democratic party would support the controversial Brannan farm price support plan in the 1912 political campaigns, the secretary replied: "r don't see It as a 2reat and Important Issue although Taft sen- jjftor Robert Taft of Ohio, canrti- > data for the Republican presidential nomination has attempted to make H so." He then accused Kline of "continued personal attacks on me" and said "It was Kline who named it the Brannan Plan and he has spent as much as Sfioo.ow attempting to embarrass me with It." lomorrovs' of a new "expose" bcok Gov. Sid McMath Issued a com- niisjion as special counsel for the ni"r ef ',° Hcad! ' lx R owe 11. Pine Bluff lawyer, who said he'd uke "i, a « V T ^'° PS hp collld '" «t«I' on tale. "V, S A. Confidential" i s »), e latest volume from the typewriters of New York newspapermen Lee Mortimer nm! J.ick Lnii. 'Hie book speaks in lii^hlv im complimentary terms about' til personal hataite -inclurtln™ «cxual— of Arkansas residents, the .states PAGE ELEVEN Street Renamed for Hero SAIGON. Indochina, <rp) — This city Is going to rename, one of its main thoroughfares in honor of a French war hero. The Rue MacMahon Is to be called the Rue Merechal cle Lattre de Tasslngy In memory of (he "glorious soldier, saviour of Vietnam and all of Indochina." He died In Paris Jan. n. Mail Han Snuglil I McMiith. who ha.* already Ac- ;noii)iccd the back and its atiihon teleprnphcrt the postmaster "eurrM at Washington asking tlmt"ma!'l service be denied [or the volume and that applicnblc criminal statutes, if any, be Invoked. McMath called the book "obscene |pnrbage that libels the citizens of Arkansas arid insults the intcUi- gence of the American people." MrMilh on Vacation McMath is vacaticnina in Mississippi ami Alabama, but he' instructed hLs office to dispatch the telegram from here He also authorized the Rowell commission from his vacation spot. Ron-eM said he planned to telegraph the Justice Department a'sli- that it investigate distribution of the book as a violation of article 4, sccticn 2, of the u. s. constitution. Guard Affafnsf "Invasion" This constitutlnnal provision says the federal government shall guard states against "invasion/' "When the constitution was written." Rowell said, "that meant Indians and tomahawks, but today you can knock a man down faster with words than with bullets." He said he'd also protest to the publishers against th« Echeduled distribution. Rowell, & former state senator, said he'd receive no compensation from the state. He said he would he paid by a wealthy Pine Bluff resident, whom he didn't Identify. PopeTakesPetGoldfinchAlong "j On Yearly Summer Home Trip VATICAN CITY 1,'T is so fond of his pet soldfinch that ho tnke.s it with hint 1o his Castel Gandolfo summer home when lie aoe.s there each j'ear, a Vatican .sourer 1 said. t*?d frr I heir song. Upon he occasion today of the h ant iversary of his coronation, the Vat can's !,. O'ssenatore Romano v. inn of the Pontiffs busy n . - day and ,=airi "Gretel." sings wbl.'a - lope inis Pontiffs apartment and Imps onto I he shines each morning shortly af- his talile while he eats. The Poj>e ter 6:15 a.m. feeds it. crumbs. The little bird is of the "Carriuel- is Cnrrtuells" family of (Inches. silently smaller than a sparrow The liny slllKiiiK companion has! and — In Europe — frequently kept | hops "audaciously upon privileges no human being can be in a cace as canaries are. They are. land shoulders." ' As jrxm as the burning of the Pope's electric razor begins, said. 1,'OtteiTatore. "Gretel" files to th» PotiMfCs hand .breaks into song and his head permitted. Since he heconie Pope 13 years ago, Pius Xll has eaten his [rii^a! meals alone in his Vatican apart-! inent. But the mile solrifinch "Gj-elrl." \ h i years nco (ell from ils nest ; In the Vatican garden when it was IK-tlsline. has gr<;wn up in the' Order COAL Phone 3186 • Prompt De/iVcry NOW/ • Courteous Service HESTER'S Coal Yard Till! PILOT WASN'T IH'liT-Thc pilot of thb Marine Coriw Corsair plane was not hurt when it crashed aboard the aircraft carrier Bairoko In Korean waters. The plane lies upside down with 1U wing against the carrier's suprr.siructurc. while the Navy caption not iiiy how Hie ac occurred aftor racks underneath tl I'hoto vi:i AT \Vlre| into) ccompanyins this picture did Went happened, it apparently i.s.sion us lljp'. 1 ; racket are empty. (U.S. Navy A I X l*| Sin le Democr A!ai)fimans War ggi On 'Trumanism' atic Exonifivo. Cnm- snuclu to bind clrr- to the national parly nonil- States Rights Group Reaffirm Intentions To Fight President MONTGOMERY, Ala. MP> - bama State Rights elector aspirants yesterday reaffirmed their in- tenlion "to put an end to Truman- ism" or to anyone advocating the Truman progam. | They issued a strong anll-Tru- , man blast following an orpaniza- ! tional meeting here yesterday. It ' I was signed by U State Righters' who are seeking to run for elector , in May 6 Democratic primary. "We must put an end to Truman- ! ism." the statement s,iid. "if elect«d as Alabama's presidential elcc- j tors we will not cast the vote for ' our state for Harry Truman, or for ! anyone idvocatlng ht» program." ]l The group noted that the State || Supreme Court recently knocked out the loyalty oath adopted by the HOUSE FOR SALE We have a luiuse localpj just north of the Kroger Store for sale. H consists of one .l-nxim and hath apartment, ;ind one ;i-room and halli ap;irlnienf. Has .sepjirate light and water meters. To enlarge the'parking lot for Kroger we must move this house. Purchaser will have to move it or wreck it af once. Will sell af low price to move it immediately. Call or see us now. TOM LITTLE REALTY CO. Phone 2323 109 West Main designs the worlds most beautiful car ON 'DISPLAY MARCH i Orr THE WORLD'S MOST BEAUTIFUL OLL CARS AT OUR SHOWROOM FRIDAY, MARCH 14 ELTON MOTOR CO. 117 East Main Street, Blytheville Mississippi County, Arkansas Receipts and Disbursements Year Ending December 31, 1951 RECEIPTS Current Tax Collections . . Voluntary 3-mill Road Tax Land Redemptions Delinquent Personal Tax Bus and Truck Tax Circuit Clerk Receipts County Clerk Receipts Licenses Fines Collected County Penal Farm Prosecuting Attorney Fees Assessor's Salary and Expense Big Lake Refuge State Sales Tax & General Surplus Refunds & Miscellaneous Sheriff's Excess Fees & Commission Treasurer's Excess Commission Labor & Material Sold. State Gas Tax ; State Oil Inspection Fees Federal Aid Projects 145,273.76 39,705.02 2 ; 928.24 4,116.57 1,666.72 18,983.33 9,155.32 265.00 22,815.66 51,580.52 300.00 13,851.16 82.43 116,317.15 3,698.95 4,765.60 7,006.69 2,857.12 95,902.56 1,333.33 30,590.54 Funds Balances, Jan. 1, 1951 TOTAL '.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.' * Total Treasurer's Excess Commission 16,181.89 * Total Sheriff's excess fees & com. 9,531.21 The remainder of these two items credited to County School Funds DISBURSEMENTS County Clerk's Salary & Expense 11,138.78 Circuit Clerk's Salary & Expense '_ 15799^50 Assessor's Salary & Expense ' ' ] is'640.70 Other Salaries 9'239 28 Jails is'o78 10 County General 22'7S3 91 Hospitalization ' 13 QQ J. P. & Constable! 950 05 Circuit Court '.'.J.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'.'. 17,544:60 Municipal Court i 523 o r Child Welfare Depf. '.'.'.'.'.'.'.'. '. . .' .' .' .' .',' .' .' '_[[' 5/ ' 338 23 Farm & Home Demonstration 13 952 31 County Health Unit County Library - Operation County Library - B!d<j. County Farm & Poor Home 573,195.67 79,614.79 652,810.46 9 6?.Q 04 9*999 93 2 'sOO 00 s'soi 76 J/JVI./O 1 , 8,500.00 Ark. Children's Home & Hospital 500 00 Roads & Bridges "\\ 27G,7\3.21 Hosp.tal S.fes 22,148.61 Treasurer s Commission 12,060.43 Fund Balances Dec. 31, 1951 County General Fund Highway Turnback County Road TOTAL 524,354.79 67,344.19 38,153.19 22,958.29 652,810.46 Cerd'Hed Correct. ^Jet/XT ^4. l/'U/n'/c FABKR A. N'HITK, Coiinly Judge FORSA Ammonium Nitrate 20 1 / 2 Per Cent For Information and Price, Call WEST MEMPHIS COTTON OIL MILL WEST MEMPHIS, ARK. Phone West Mompnis. 84 Phone Memphis, 5-4048

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