The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 5, 1952 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 5, 1952
Page 11
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, SEPTEMBER 8, 1952 •LTTHEVILM! TAMC.V COTJKrm m -Now Briefs— 'etitions Seek Total Monopoly : or Jackson County Electricity •» Th» AMOcUte* Pren NEWPORT — Petitions proposing creation of a county- wide elec- Iric power monopoly for Jackson county are on file with County Clerk H. R«d. Eghtwn petitions, requesting the county Board of Election Com- nUsloners to put the power question on the Nov. 4 general election ballot ,» p ere filed yesterday with Reed. They contained 1,340 signatures. The petition proposes creation of a commission to own, manage, op- fctite, maintain, improve and extend complete electric distribution systems." it says the proposed act would give the commissioners "unltm- l authority for the full and complete operation of said electric sys- 1-ems." . ' Under the proposed act, the commission would "acquire^ and oper- all electric power facilities in the county." Three firms operate In the county: Arkansas Power & Light Co., lerving Newport and Sivlfton; the Farmers Electric Co-operative Corp. lerving rural Jackson county, and a private utility which supplies Tuck- Irman. : • Kreis/er Pays Off Tax Debt For $395,000 WASHINGTON (/Py-Frltz Kr«ls- ler, world-famed violin virtuoso, and his wife settUd tax claims amounting to $1,384.513 in 1944 for 3J95.000, the Bureau of Internal Revenue disclosed today. The bureau quoted '(he Vienna- born violinist as saying he had no Intention of defrauding the government, but became involved in the case through innocent error, bad advice, and his own complicated affairs. Officials said the compromise was accepted because of the age of the cnse, the complex nature of .the government's proof, Kreisler's stock market losses, and deduction* he \vas entitled to but had not listed. fomer Adkins to Withdraw from Public Life LITTLE ROCK — Declaring that "the winning of an office Is-not [vorth the price of losing one good friend," former Gov. Homer Adkins |ays he Is withdrawing from public life. ' Adkins said last night that he will not return as administrator of Ihe Employment Security Division of the slate Labor Department. He lesigned the position to campaign for Gov. Sid McMaih in the govcr- for's unsuccessful bid for a third term. "My health will not permit me to keep the heavy schedule which I have had for many years," Adkins said. "It is actually a relief to get pack into the business world:" fording President to Head Expenditures Group. SEARCV — Dr. George S. Benson of Searcy, president of Harding ilege here, t ls the new president of the Arkansas Public Expenditures oncll succeeding R. H. Dlckenhorst of Morrilton. Dr. Benson, founder and first president of the AEPC, Told mem- ers of the privately-financed council which met here yesterday that |he group was "organized for the purpose of serving the citizenry of the at«." J. V. Satterfield, Little Rock banker, was elected vice president and <obert M. Williams of Little Rock was named secretary-treasurer. PAGE ELEVEN Drivers Cut Capers On Idaho Highways In Summer Months BOISE, Idaho Wt— Idaho cars, ar.d drivers, have been cutting some strange capers t;,is summer. I;yle Newman of Twin Falls was :ruislng along the highway when .He bottom dropped out- of his ruck. The truck body crunched .o a stop on the pavement. The wheels rolled merrily on until they crashed into a telephone pole. A woman lost control of her car In Boise. The car snapped off a post, whirled around a corner, smashed into two parked cans and hit a garage door. Police decided a reckless driving charge was not enough. They charged her with, "excessive reckless drivmg." Cecil Grlner was driving his truck up, the switch-back Lewiston Hill. The throltle pedal stuck. Griner leaned over to see what was wrong. The truck went over the side of the highway, rolled over four times, hit a rock ledge and 'drooped 15 feet to another loon of the highway. Griner'stag- gered away with only slight Injuries. rational Guard Units Receive Hew Designations LITTLE ROCK — National Guard units replacing those called in- i federal service are being reorganized under a new federal law, giving hem the same numerical designations as those which were called to |ctlve duty. s , Brig. Gen. J. B. Morris, state adjutant general, said-yesterday that jtie Ft. Smith, Paris and Ozark units of the 937th Battalion are being ^-organized this week. The 101st Battalion Headquarters and 217th •ledlcal Collecting Company at Booneville will be re-organized Monday |e said. , • ' ' The general Mid He-organization work will begin next week on units It PHyetteviile, B«ntonville, Berryville, Rogers and Harrison. Ion to Leave Farm Where All 6 Ihildren Apparently Got Polio ANTONIO. Tex. (ft — With : of his nine children in the polio lil»tion ward of a San Antonio Ispltal, farmer Paul Pehl said to- ly he would not return to the l:m where they apparently con- |cted the disease. Yesterday, Pehl walked wearily lay from tlw ward, wj- -:e he had lit left hi* sixth child, low-headed 1:1* 6-year-old Dorothy. , Ijayton Pehl, 14, was admitted on' Ig. 28. Tuesday of this week four |>re of the Pehl children—Daniel, Paul Jr., 11; George, 10; and lain* Frances, 9 — are admitted the polio ward. |?ehl is a small, sun-burned man the hill country about 75 lies west of Austin, Children Wen Help I'The children were a big help laund the farm," Pehl said. "I've Ifew crops left. What little the •ought hasn't got the kids sure |lp take care of. I've heard some, that over-exertion has some• to do with bringing on polio, It my children certainly haven't en overworked this summer." l said he wasn't suspicious of 1; clear, cool waters of the Peder- lles River where his children I am this summer or the family's HI where they got their drinking water. Might Mean Somethinj: He said he just wanted "th place examined, and besides if leave It along just like it was whe the children '-It there, it migi mean something to the rpsearc team the^y say will come up here. Dr. Lawrence Feller, the Pen family physician and Clllespi County health officer, said h would make a request to the Na tional Foundation fotj Infantil Paralysis that a complete researc program be undertaken at the Pen farm. Dr. Feller said the parents an NOTICE | Tn the Pronate Court for the ihlckasawha District of Mississippi Bounty, Arkansas. In the Matter of the ! Estate of A. R. EaUard, deceased No. 2,138 Last known address of decedcr Manila, Arkansas. Date of death August 29. 1952. An instrument dated August 16 1946. was on the 4th day of September. 1952. admitted to probate as the last will of the above named decedent, and the undersigned has been appointed executors (with will annexed) thereunder. A contest of the probate of the will can be ef- iecied only by filing a petition within the time provided by law. All persons having claims against the estate must exhibit them, duly verified, to the undersigned within six months from the date of the first publication of this notice, «or they shall be forever barred and precluded from any benefit In the estate. This notice first published Btl- day of September, 1952. Perry Ballard & Will Ballard, ' Executor . ~ Manila, Arkansas Oscar Fendler, attorney. 95-1: three other Pehl children were be mg watched for any signs of ill ness. Pick The First National Bank for (hat farm loan. 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