The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 9, 1952 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 9, 1952
Page 6
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E snc Bulldozers Bolster Dikes On Flooding Missouri PIERRE, S- D. (.<?<—Buttdozei-t, today bolstered emergency dikes flea'"5t th* /loodizig Missouri River which threatened 10 enguU the city's downtown district atid about 30 residential blocks, The turbulent waters on the big river reached the 20,4-foot level early today. That was 5.4 feet in this capital city of 5.11X) population. Predictions were for a 22.4 mark when the crest hits tomorrow. The Red Cross early today reported 300 persons evacuated from their homes in Pierre and nearby Ft-. Pierre, Mast of them went to hotels or to the honips of neighbors living on higher ground. UelkL' Centers Heady Relief centers and mate feeding facilities were ready. Special details of police supervised crews helping merchants remove goods from base- ment storerooms lo higher /loons, Police and firemen also supervised home evacuation. 1 ;. Volunteer workers manned batteries of pumps through the «:gh( removing seepage and Hood waters backed up in scivcr.'i Irc.'i business bnsffnient.?. Trucks It ace I it It fit ue Fleets til true (ft, .some tram us far away as Huron, 113 miles to the east, raced to remove furniture and hoii>ehokl goods from homes in the Hood area. An fierial .shipment o[ 5.000 sandbags was quickly used and Artny engineers were reported ru.ihUiy more in by truck, At Bismarck. N T . D.. wlicte the "Jiig Muddy" hit H 42-year Hood cris=i Sunday, the river eonlinuen If.s gradual drop, But the 250 families driven from tiieir homes were not yet able to return. Arkansas in Washington ..By GORDON BKOWN WASHINGTON I.-H — RepAVilbUr Milla and others in the Arkansas congressional delegation hope to get a IttUe federal help for their state's school districts m which recent tornadoes destroyed school buildings or damaged them beyond repair. , Several districts in While county Hertdrix Okays 'Bold Experiment' CONWAY, Ark. HI — Hcndrlx College is the first institution of higher learning in Arkansas to approve Q proposed plan for the state's participation in a new teacher education program. The HendrJx Board of Trustee. 1 ; yesterday approved a draft of Ar- knnsas 1 part in Ihe Ford Foundation's experiment. The program was adopted MOD day by a 36 - member stale Planning CoiumHlee. Trustees of nil Arkansas colleges still must put their approval on It. Under the new program, A year's internship and four years of college study would be required lo qualify R tencher. were hard lilt. The situation is Ihftt. uhile ihere is about 8 million ilollaus in the disaster area emergency fund, tins money cnn'i be used to replace jjubUc buildings—only to repair them. In .several instances in the Arkansas storm urea there's nothing )c/t to repair. Mills lias introduced a bill which would permit use of HJ> lo 5500,000 of this fund for replacement of pubilc buildings in disaster ureas provided (he stale or local communities matched Ihe money. This, he said, would provide np- pro.vimately one million dollars for rebuilding the destroyed Arkansas schools. Milts' bill is pending iti the house appropriations committee. (AKK.) COURIER NEWS TTEDNT5SDAT, ATOTL 9, 195J •—• '"• — »•• i«* «--^i?«irs^>£aSiiVj*tuf* Aottt. ^K'fS, f'f^f*OB BOON TO WINDOW WASHt'RS-Window washers wm IKH- up nnd down to their jobs on the 21-story Lever Brothers Building in New York. Tlie completely air-condilioncd building has scaled windows, so architects designed a trolley, nbove from wliich is .nispenctcd an elevator which gives access to all /our sides of (he building. Vertical rails set into the building's side guide the cor wh ' e " ls U11[ler push-bullon control of the men riding the plalforrr' Met/iocJisf Youth Meet SINGAPORE (/TV- More than 600 delegates from various purls of! Southeast Asia are expected to al- i tcmt the All-Malayan Methodist j Youth Fellowship Institute In i Singapore. Delegates will attend 1 lectures, discussion groups. Diblc study classes, forum and workshops. where reearch on locnl youth activities will be conducted. HELP WANTED In General Insurance Office Preferably a woman eJiierienceil in insurance Olfice, writing a penrrul link! of insurance. Hut would train Ihe right person If Killing In make Insurance a career. AIiul be diort-hand slcnoeraiiher anil bookkeeper. Neat ami efficient, wild a pleas- Ing personality In dealing with tlic public. Do not apply unless you are willing to establish yourself permanently In this jiosl- lion. Good salary anrl bonus with opportunity for advancement. working ccmdUions-, Write — United Insurance Agency, 1'. <). HOY CSS, niytlievlllc. Ark. .c/o A. F. llietrlch. Philadelphia to Lock, Chain Its Waste Cons After Series of Thefts PHILADKLPIilA liPi— The dty of Philadelphia Is going to spend Si for a chain a:Kl lock to protect each one of about 200 wire trash baskets in the central city area. The baskets, wolth $1050 apiece, have been disappearing at the rate (if about, 15 a year. New they will be chaine'/ lo a pole. Read Courier News Classified Ads Reds Score U.S. Clothes And Music in Newspapers VIKNNA UP)—Despite the efforts of Die Com/nunkct government, there are still Cwchs who defy the government and wear z"?ot-suits and play be-bop music. A Prague youth newspaper recently complained: "There are still a great number of individuals left in Prague who wear narrow trousers, gaudy socks and painted ties with a triangular (Windsor) Knot." "There are still youth groups who are playing boogie-woogie, be-bop and the samba. These must be opposed as they arc tasteless and are expressions of decadent, American culture," aid the Communist-controlled newspapers. Beautiful Square In old Czarist days, krasny. the Russian word for "red." also meant "beautiful," and Red Squart ww so named because It was »o beautiful. Planting Seed We have for sale a limited quantity of Northern Grown WABASH SOYBEANS OGDEN SOYBEANS. COTTON SEED Henderson - Hoover Seed Co. Highway 61 South Phone 2SGO Ahead- Ihe Nicest Miles in the World! ^cll, the day has come! You havt your beautiful Golden Anniversary Cadillac—and are off on that cross-country journey you've so eagerly awaited. You're, full of hope and anticipation —but almost afraid ir> too gooii to be true. Can anv car perform and handle the way people say this one does? \ou come to the end of the street that opens into the crosstown thoroughfare —aiui the bis;, easy-acting lirakcs settle you down to the softest, smoothest stop yovi ever experienced in all your life. You touch the throttle, and the engine starts you out like the flight of jn a mm— smoothly and ivviftly and quietly. Almost bclore you know it. a light turns red — and, once again, that easy, velvety stop. And then the gr««—ami again thin sv-ilt, eager move into action. Slop and go—red and green . . . and pretty soon it dawn? upon you that you never iliea.i:,;! o f driving a car that handled and performed like tins. Wonderful in city traffic—no doubt about it! Till: GOLDEX ,t.\.\lt'KKSAKV And then the cars thin out about you—the traffic lights stretch farther and farther apart — and you find yourscll on the open road. Instinctively, your foot goes down on the throttle; but, quickly, it eases up again. Kor you find yourself really rolling in a couple of hundred feet! So you do a little experimenting until you find the spot where the accelerator belongs for sane and sensible driving- and ihen you settle back snd relax. You scarcely seem to be moving at ( all. You handle the wheel with the weight of your band. You're r.milort.-ible— resting— at pc.-ice ivirh the highway! The sun rises higher and the road beckons on. "\\herc d;d we plan on stopping tonight? "Better take a look at the map and see what's on cknui the line. \VcVc going to yet a lot farther than I ever dreamed we could!" Yes, it's line what they say about Cadillac. Uettcr come in and see it —and drive it —while you're in the mood! SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO. 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