The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 3, 1952 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 3, 1952
Page 2
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PAO« TWO BLTTHBVTtLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, APKTL I, 1MI Highway McMath Says 115 To Be Paved Road Runs North To Missouri Line From Maynard Area POCAHONTAS, Ark. M») ~ Gov. MeNfnth has promised that a contract will be let within 30 days for the completion of paving HJphway 115 from Maynard, Ark., north to the Missouri line. • The governor assured a larac crowd In Maynard (Randolph County) yesterday that (he 15-milo- long Job would bo completed. He spoke In Maynard In between appearances in Welncr and Pocahontas on "McMath Appreciation" programs. Last night, McMath told a crowd of 800 persons in the high school auditorium here that he was Una bio to greet Gen. Douglas Mac Arthur when the gcnerftl visited Rock March 23 because he ,\ns m -. the tornado area of East Centr.i] j Arkansas. McMath also said that he was not invited to tflke part in the official greeting ceremonies, However, he said he sent a telegram to the general explaining his absence and bidding MacArthur welcome to his native city. At Welner. McMath said there'd be additional paving on highway Ti9 between jone-scoro and n r Inkle y. He spoke at a meeting of the Highway 39 Association. Arkansas News Briefs— ARDC to Launch New Industrial Drive for State, Bowers Says By The Associated Tress LITTLE ROCK—The head of the Arkansas Resources and Development Commission say.s that ngency is preparing lo launch a drive to obtain more industries for the state. Charles R. Bowers, executive director of the R. & D, Commission, snid yesterday that the campaign would he concentrated on the textile Industry. He said s sizable portion of the Commission's nds r crtLsing ajjpro- priatlon would be invested to Jure textile plants to Arkansas. Arkansas Jaycee Convention Opens Tomorrow PINE BLUFF—The annual convention of the Arkansas juuUir Chfimbcr of Commerce will open Ju-re tomorrow. It will pud Sunday. Speakers \vili include nodding Carter, Grceus-llti?, MKs,, editor, publisher and Pulitzer pri/e winner, and Dr. Ocorgc Benson, president of Harding College, Scarcy. Hospital Says Man Accused of Arson Is Sane Camden Murder Trial Near End State Seeks Chair For Painter Who 'Remembers Nothing' CAMDEN. Ark. Ifi — Trial of Rufus H. Green, who says he remembers nothing of a slaying for which trie stale seeks lo electrocute him, neareci nn end today. GlTpn, a 52-ycar-otd pfiinler, is In-ill!,' tried on a t-harjfc of first (Ie«ren murder in the fatal shoot- m'i of Night Police Chief Frank Williford at a Camden hotel last Dec. 8. Prosecutor Harry Grumpier Is NnekiiiK Ihe death penalty. Ore-en testified In his own behalf lust i]ifdit, and testimony to- ihiy was to consist of statements from j)]iysic![i!]s. The case may go to the jury late todar. The liefendant said (hat on the n£j^ht of the fatal fihootinR he was KraWiod from behlml by two strange men in Ihe hotel. He feat- Arthur' MOUNTAIN HOME—Slate hospital physicians have reported that <•'<!. he said, that he was about LUtu> Clifford Jewell, who Is to be tried here Monday on a cilar-c of arson i to he k ' llptl or rohbcii of a laiRe was '" i= c=,.n sum o! money he was carrying. r-«tr*..ll la sntJL. f .. „ L.I L. _ State Income Tax Collections Mav Decline LITTLE ROCK (/Pi — A state official says he expects state Income tax collections to decline this year. Roby Beardcn. Income tax supervisor for the state Revenne Department, said yesterday ht expects the state to collect 12 million dollars in Income taxes. Last year's total wns 13 million. Bearden said early returns Indicated that less taxable Income would be reported. He also pointed out that the 1951 Legislature allowed additional exemptions to taxpayers. In 1951. Arkansas received 31.000 taxable and 18,000 non-taxable returns. All persons making more than M.500 a year must flic before the May 15 deadline. Jewell is accused of .settinc fire lo Uncle Tom's Cabins on Lake Norfnrk March 3. Morrilton Mayor Resigns for Highway Joh MOKRILTON Morrlllon Mayor Sam R. McKinlcy has resigned lo take a Job with tin; Stale Highway Department. 69-Year-Old Man Held in McGehec Fire McGKHEE—A 69-year-old man lias been arrested as n suspect In the burning of a building In tlie Missouri Pacific stockyards here. Marshal Chester BuvU-.i Identified the man as Monroe Tramnirll, I B resident of Montlcello. Bowles said he colled a physician to treat the man's burned hands after the fire Tuesday night. said he was carrying pistol but didn't remember having u-ed it. K:ir]ier rtt'fcnsc witnesses had (jlvcn irjstimony which seemed lo he possible basis for a contention that Green is insane. Two Men Held In Death Case Pair Investigated At Montiecllo * MONTICELLO, Ark. I at — Two pending Investigation of the death men ore held on open charges of Claude B. Da'vkins, a 48-yonr- o]ci tlml>cr worker. Drew County Sheriff Jack Towl-i Hifjhway 155, and will consist of a cr. who didn't Rive the prisoners' names, salt! they'd be held until nil autopsy on Daivklns' body !s! rivpr tor a distance of nearly half completed at Little Eoc.k. " |. a lmle Towler quoted the men as sayini; i _.. they dragged Dawkins Into a vacant house In Easter 'Drew county) after Dawklns became drunk. They said they left him In the house, where his body later was found. The bodv bore no outward marks of violence. Little Rock engineer's Office Allotted Fund For Repairs on Levee LITTLE ROCK Iff-)— The Uttle Rock District Engineer'- office announced today that It had been allotted $101,000 for emergency re- I pairs on an Arkansas River levee about eight miles below Dardanelle. Col. Hans W. Hoimcr, district engineer, said the work Is to be done I at Hog Thief Dend. adjacent to 7,000-foot setback levee. The existing levee has been breached by the Arkansas Town Sends Welcome To Dutch Queen WARREN. Ark. IJP> — This little South Arkansas lumber city yesterday telegraphed a welcome to Queen Juliana of The Netherlands, upon her arrival in Washington. There Is a close relationship between Warren and Borculo, The Netherlands. Years ago, when Borculo was struck by a tornado, American citizens sent gifts, When Warren was devastated by a tornado In 1949, the Dutch city sent a girt of handmade furniture for the Municipal building. Then last year, L. t. Drost, the mayor of Borculo, visited Warren. Read Courier Newi Caluified Ad«, Now Many FALSE TEETH With More Comfort FASTEETH. i pl«»!«nt »lkiiln« (non- ncldl powder, holm lals, t «th mor« (Irmly. To e«t and talk In more comfort, lust sprinkle > little FASTEITH on your pl&tea. No Rummy, gooef, past* tnste or reeling, checks "nine odor' 1 (dentun breath). Get FA8TEETH >l any drug store. Arkansas Lakes May Get New Names in Bill Student Councils Hold Meeting MOnnlLTON. Ark. M-i - More! than 200 delegates from f>5 Arkan- i high schools were here todny ', for the 13th annual convention or the Ark;insns A.ssocisiticn of Stti- lieut Councils. J^Hlyc Carlton Harris of pine Bluff will speak tonight at the first Kcneral s.ssernbiy. ; The meet, ends Saturday. S Arkansas Senators Split on T/rJeiands Bill WASHINGTON—Arkansas' senators—John McCiellan and J. William Piilbrlght—split on the Senate vote to give the slates title to land beneath the marginal sens. McCiellan voted (or the bill, which was approved, and Fulbrlght voted against It. Little Rock Bonks Hit by State Bar LITTLE ROCK tiP\ — Two Little Rock banks arc Accused of prnctic- In? law Illegally. The ArknnsR. 1 ? Bar Association yesterday ajskecl Pulnxkl Chancery Court to enjoin the banks—Union 1 National and Commercinl National —from performing directly or Indirectly any local service. The complaint specifically asked tbnt the banks he prohibited from fippearlnr: through cmpoycJi tn F'ti- Probate Court or other court. 1 ? "for the piir[>ose of proseciulni? lirotmte proccerth^s or for the ap- WASHINGTON lA'i — The names j of two Arkansas lakes [ormed by j [government dams would be chang-i ed b)' the House-approved Civil Functions bill. The House approved the bill yesterday. It refused to alter recommendations of Its Appropriation Committee, except for Die name changes. Under an amendment sponsored by Reps, Norrell and Harris. Arkansas Democrats, Filakely Mountain reservoir would be names! Lake Oitnrhittv. The project is on the Ouachita river. The other. Lake Narrows. wo\ilri be called Lake Gree. c on in hcmjr cf the late M. W. Greeson. Prescott, Ark., civic leader- Turn to Page 7 DELTA IMPLEMENTS Hubbard Hardware's Hundreds Of Other Items On Sale CARPENTER'S HAMMERS * £\ Klickcr | ~J f\ Vise's *> |U Brand 1 /O Reg 539 < .\ I Reg. $1.98 I. f i \nvilBack tj • Diamond Edge Reg. 3.49 DON'T WAIT TOO LONG — SALE ENDS MONDAY HUBBARD HARDWARE 213 West Main in Blytheville YouVe been waiting for them! AUhough some InsrcU now hnve polntrnent of themselves as rxecu- , three pairs of legs, it is believed tor, administrator or K imr( l'an of that their remote ancestors had the estates of other persons." I many pairs. as adverfisecf in GLAMOUR LO-HEELERS Call to the Colors 5 95 &6 95 Colors at your feet...vibrant, brilliant colors...(tie prettiest way of all to salute Spring. Of smooth, wonderfully supple leathers in styles as bright and young as you are...Connie Lo-Heelers are priced as sweet and low as the shoes themselves. ONE STOP SHOE SERVICE Rcpairlnj — Cleaning — Dyeing 121 W. 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