The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 3, 1952 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 3, 1952
Page 12
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TXVEMT! BLYTREVIMVE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS HAL VOYLE'S COLUMN Remember the War-Time Power of Hotel Keepers? Well, Its Gone Now NEW YORK (A*; —During the last war many A weary traveler figured It must be easier lo get ine keys io Port Knox than a key to the average hotel room, glamor — it's uard work." Public M'aiiln Pnmiicrlnic Hotel desk cjerk.s were more powerful than the neighborhood butcher. Remember how ihey loofc- #d at you as If you had the mensle.s? Yes. even ihouRh you assured them you'd be wildly content with a cot in the boiler room — er even n blanket and R sofn on tiie mezzanine. The room shortage battles annoyed some people so much they swore they would never leave their own hearths, again unless forced out by lire or flood, Well, the good news for today Is — you can start hitting the open rasd flffrtJn, /elJows, Hotels want you now. The emergency is over. The welcome mat is Rt the front door. The desk clerk ngain says, "yes, sir," "Business Is excellent, but the terrific pressure U no longer there," said Frank Wangeman, It Was Rover's Favorite ffm Tree? ST. JOSEPH. Mo. C/Tj — It was bad cnpugh when someone stole his watchdog, snicl Frank Martin, hut after all, there's a limit. Martin, who has B house on tha Missouri River bank, carefully lied his 00-pound watchdog outside the house. The next morning he found the dog had been stolen. Hut then, to ucld Insult to Injury, the thievc.s hod also stolen the elm tree used to tie up the dog. THUKSDAT, APRIL 8, 199S Indiana Ace Becomes First Jet Pilot to Claim Locomotive Bag U. S. 5TFTH AIR POKCE HEADQUARTERS, Korea i,r,—Col. Walker (Bud) Mahurin, World War II fighter ace Irom Fort Way/ie, Ind.. today became tnr, nrst U. S. Sabre Jet pilot to claim A locomotive destroyed "in combat." Sabre Jets, armed only with machine guns, usually lurk high in the sky looking for Communist jets while the heavier and slower fighter-bomber, tackles Communist ground targets. Bui today Mahurin found no MIGS. While the rest of his formation swirled above vn a protective screen, Mahurin and his wins man scion of the old European Hotel family. "We no longer have to spend most of our lime saying 'no' to people we'd like to lake care of." Served it) London Wangeman, now 39. served an apprenticeship In such over-sized inns as (he RUz, in London and the swank George V in Paris before becoming general manager of the Roosevelt Hotel here which caters io more than 250,000 guests a year, He believes thnt hotel-keeping, now one of the nation's eight largest industries. Is in the same transitory phase the department store was a generation ago. "About 20 years ago we bad trouble attracting outstanding young men they didn't want to work m a service industry," he said. It's a. Bigr RushipKB j "But not any more. It's a big 1 business offering big rewards. Right now we hnve in our dishwashing department a boy who took post-graduate courses at Cam bridge University and a formeL British Naval officer who com mnnded a destroyer. There Is i- graduate of Yale working as a file clerk In our accounting department. "They are learning the business from the bottom. Bo many young men with good educational and family backgrounds come to us that we have to remind them: 'Look, Johnny, this business isn't Wilson Thinks Product-ion Has Helped 'Peace' WASHINGTON Cf) — Charles B. Wilson, who stopped down this week ns mobilization director, believes American production gains /iave strengthened "the possibility of peace." But Industry now must press •head lo provide n standby arsenal — (or instant use If needed — "as long aa Soviet communism continue. 1 ; ttK a powerful threat to freedom in the world." he said. This country, Wilson said, must be prepared "to spend an unknown number of years" In n constant Jtate of military readiness "to move quickly into full moblllzn- t[on." Wilson sent his linnl quarterly 1 report to President Trnmnn Tuesday night. The (raveling public likes to be romanced find pampered anU made to feel at home, and smart hotels me now trying to do exacDy that. How? By stream lining, service, providing better parking facilities, modernizing rooms, installing high speed elevators. "Everything now Is gen red to speed," WanBenutn MI id. "The thing guests hate most is to be kepi u-aiting." Women are playing a big role in the influencing change. a,s wives often pick the hotel when (he family journeys together. There is also an Increasing number of traveling women executives. "Women a're no more demanding than men, hut (hey ttrc more pre- e in what they do want — and more appreciative when they ' gel U/ Wnngeman said. "They ', like light, cheerful, well-decorated •. rooms with a feminine lunch if ] possible — rooms that look more f*. ri-lr living room. And they like lighter-bit lit need menus \. L..J ti choice of salads." A sidelight: Ever stay til a holei near a railroad station and notice that its lobby clock seemed n little fnsl? We31, it probably was — nboui three minutes fust. That is to protect dawdling guests. "The closer a hotel is lo a rnll- roftd station." snld Wimgemnn, smUhv;. "the more likely it's BIICM.S are to miss their trains." Take A Look At These Hundreds Of Other Items On Sale STEP LADDERS 4 Foot , ~Q 5 Foot jr |Q 6 Foot X^Q Reg. 4.75 *+.Z7 Reg. 5.75 J.I/ Reg. 6.95 U./7 HURRY —3 MORE DAYS —SPRING SALE ENDS MONDAY HUBBARD HARDWARE 213 West Main in Blytheville 'Ike' as President Could Choose Between Two U.S. Pay Checks WASHINGTON- If Gen. Dwight D. Elsenhower should become president he would have lo choose which of two pay checks be wanted to draw — a five-star general's or the president's. The Economy Act of 1932 prohibits (lie drawing of two p a v checks from the government if. together, they total more Hun S3.001 The decision .shouldn't be difficult. Tlie military pay and allowance of a five-star general total S18.7G1 The president's salarv is S1000CO plus a S50.000 tax-tree'expense allowance. * p FEEDS Wholesale or Retail FULL-0-PEP STAF-0-LIFE vtaore Bros Store hnnr GSC6 Hi.vay 15 West Guaranteed Watch Repair & $ 3.50 Vonr watch til lUsasspmtjlcd dtancd. plvotj polished and fialr spring* adjusted. 3 Day Service Thompson Credit Jeweler |S>xl door to *f,tt rnrnlUrcl Let Us Talk With You A Moment ABOUT YOUR TAXES Taxes have increased in Mississippi County, but they have increased because you have voted tor and authorized that increase. Your county officials collect only those taxes you have voted for and approved. Under the law they cannot do otherwise. Here is a comparison of county t a x e s showing the increase in rates of 1951 taxes payable this year over taxes in 1948, which were payable in 1949. Study this comparison and you will readily understand why you now pay more taxes. Hist. No. 1 2 5 in 25 31 35 30 •III 52 RATE FOR TAXES PAYABLE IN 1949 IN MISSISSIPPI Co., Ark. Niime Osceola . . I.tixora . . Hlylhcville (Josncll . . .Armorel . Shaw nee , Mills Dell Wilson . . Keiscr . . . litinlclle . Elownh . . I.eafliville . IJrinklcy . Stillmuu . Oycss County General Counly Koad . . IS IS 18 18 IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS IS 18 18 18 5 3 RATE FOR TAXES PAYABLE IN 1952 IN MISSISSIPPI Co., Ark. Disl. No. Name 1 Osceola 'I I.uxora . •i Hlylhcville r> Gosncll . 3 Arniorcl . 10 Sliawncc . 15 Manila . ,, 23 Di-II .... 25 Wilson . . 31 Keiscr . 35 Hiirdellc . 3fi Klownh . K) J.cacnville 55 Slillman . 51) Dycss . .. Mills •I ft •10 •1(1 40 13 •10 3(1 50 •II) 50 1.5 40 20 25 liK'orp. Towns ami cities (Kxcepl Jilylheville) Cily of Hlylhcville 1!)IS ln\es (Iin- and payable from 21! tuilii Ocfohcr I, l!Mfl. 5 11.1 Kcbmarv Comity Gene a I 5 ComUy Road 3 Inciii-|i. Towns and citits (exccpl Hlylhcville) 5 City of Hlylheville \\\ County Hospital !!ond :i County Ilos. Maintenance l l!).il Taxes due and payable from February IS until October 1, 1052 Please Bear These Facts In Mind V/hen You Consider Your Tax Payments Your Duly Elected Officials Of MISSISSIPPI COUNTY roared In behind a Communist locomMve putting toward a tunnel. "I flashed down and worked the train over with my 60s (50 caliber machine guns), starling with the caboose and working up to the engine," Mnhurln said. "I was able to get a solid row of nils on the locomotive. Steam spurted out from at least a dozen places. 'About 30 minutes later we checked Ine locomotive again. It was Mill there all right — blowing steam all over the place." Von Buren Ranch Sold by Rodgers VAN BUREN, Ark. W—The 900- acre Circle R Ranch, five miles northwest of here, has been sold by R. K. Rodgers to Mrs. Edith Montgomery of'Springfield, Mo., for an undisclosed sum. The new owner is to take possession Sept. 1. p^art r-nnrio.. „!„ „ Tne oarage Ameitcan eats about Read Courier News Gasified Ads. 148 pounds of red meat a year. We Will Give You Up To For Your Old Refrigerator on trade fofany Philco Regriferator Now In Stock We Need Used Refrigerators More Now Than Ever! FIRST SHOWING AT HUBBARD & HOKE MIRK Unmatched for beauty and value Like two refrigerators in one! With 2 cu. ft. built- in freezer.. . Fully Adjustable Shelves . . . Twin Crispers. In addition, the I'hilco Ujiiry Bar. Butter Keeper. New Key Largo color. Sensational values at every price ... 7, 9 and 11 cu. ft. See them now. NtW US? FKILCOS »s unit us... • Exclusive CHEESE KEEPER Keeps cheese store- fresh for weeks . . . as recommended by the U. S. Department of Agriculture. Only Phitco offers you this new service. HUBBARD & HOKE APPLIANCE CO. Phone 3450 Bly,h«v!ll«

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