The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 13, 1949 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 13, 1949
Page 13
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1949 Senators Study Farmers' Status Committee Asks Data As Guide for Aid to Low Income Groups .,, n • WASHINGTON'. Dec. I3 <AP) - Be.iator Flanders ,H-V» said yea- orday Colters may bc about to earn that some thrifty farm fami- M * nrc doing pretty well with cash peonies as !ow M S2 ^ or cven $1.000 a year." Hunrtfrs is a member of (lie Sra- alo-Hoit.-e economic subcommittee « 'cnl!i(j !0 days of hearings on "low- come families," Senator Sparkman (D-Ala). subcommittee chairman, said In advance the croup hopes to learn what. If any, governmental action can be 'done to improve the lot of some 10.000.000 families wish cash Income* of 52,000 or less a year. Flanders, in advance of the hearings. told a reporter that Congress "niay learn we arc making a mistake to lump persons in the low Income group." "We have heard, z great deal about the one-third who are 111- honj-ed. Ill-fed and ill-clothed," he Mitl. "Often the administration asks us to deal with them as a group." Flanders said it Is probable that "some farm families with a small cash income actually were pretty well off." 'They raise mast of their food and sustenance and are wL-e about spending the cash." he added. "But Congress should have an accurate factual background on \vho these low income people arc, what caused them to get thai way, and what can be done about it," he said. Data already accumulated by the committee staff indicates that "some farm areas produce widespread low ntcome," he said. "Maybe the cure for them would be basic changes in agricultural methods and diversification." "r^ack of educational facilities and proper training for handicapped fconps may be another cause," lie BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Marriage Lasts Only 5 Hours; Wife Seeks Divorce LOS ANGELES. Dec. 13. (AP) — A 19 year old bride said it took Gilbert Trcvis, her 22 year old soldier- husband, just five and one-half hours to convince himself that marriage was not, for him. Mrs. Martha S. Trevis, 19. asked Su[>CTior Court to grant her either annulment or divorce. Her petition stated they were married last April 23 at 4:30 p.m. and at 10 p.m., he was on his way out, for keeps. She said that he crumpled lip the marriage certificate and threw it at her wifh the remark: "This is what I think of marriage." . ,,.,.. M1KKK—-This two> ear-old collie. Tani - O - Shanlcr, trudged 1.-300 mtlos from Ft. I>au- dcnlalu. Fla., to find his eight-year- old mistress, Sabdrn Ross tbe child's family reported at Syracuse, N. Y ^Mrs. Sandy Rass said the family •Wost the dcjg in Ft. r^auderdalc, Dec. .1. 19-J3. and that lie was found hungry, fnot-.sore and cxhaustrri in Sy- Tacnsp recently by a kennel owner The hcnncl owner found Sandra, abovn with Tam-O-Shanlor tlirnugh a letter to a newspaper. (AP Wirc- piiutai. SICK? Slomncli, Liver and Gall Bladder upset, Tongue coaled, F5nd breath. Bad taste. You have heartburn, gas and dizzy spells, gas in youi bawls, may press upon your bladder, causing backaches. Getting up at nights, pains in your legs, arms, you feel dizzy, nervous, irritable. NU-AID Contains twenty-two licrbs that help to go right to work on the cause. Miserable people soon feel different, so rid not go on suffering. Get NU-AID — Sold at OWENS 11UUG STOKE, Blvtheville. Dell. Fresh Sltick Gnaranleeri I'rircs Kirby Drug Sfores Tornado Victims to Get Help from Red Cross ST. LOUIS, nee. 13. (AP) — An American Red Cross officinl said ye.stoiday that person.s who suffered property lo-sse.s in Sunday's, tornadoes should register immediately with local Ilcd Crass chapters. Robert Edson, Red Cross disaster relief director, sairi Unit loniBdo sufferers In Missouri, Arkansas ami IlliuoLs would he aided by his organization If they don't havi- resources of their own. In such cases, iiotnrs will be rebuilt and livestock and furnishings replaced, Edson explained. He arici- ed that the Red Cross also would provide medical care for persons unable to uay for It. Hed workers yesterday woe irvcyinj tornado damnec at I'op- ir Blufl and Hannibal. Mo., Scarey nd Providence. Ark., and In Mucll- •vn County, Illinois. "MUGS" HIS CUSTOMERS — Trying * tip from the okl- fashioncd barber shop with it.s shelf of personal shaving mugs, Chicago restaurant operator Norman Massing keeps a supply ol "personalised con'ee cups" for his regular customers. Each cup bears the name or nickname of one of the regulars. Massing is seen serving a personal cup to office worker Rose Marie Nutirii. Minors Cannot Change Their Minds In Business and Regain Items Sold LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 13. (AP) — Minors can't change their minds and recover from innocent "third party" purchasers personal property they have sold. The Arkansas Supreme Court said so yesterday in one of two* it decided involving business transactions by minors. The high court said the old common law rule that a minor could recover property even from a third person had ben changed bv the uniform sales act—Act 428 of 1941.' Renaford Caldwell. a minor, sued in Ptllaskl Circuit Court to recover an automobile he said he bought in Hot Springs and sold to Harold Duke who sold it to the Cnpitol Avenue Motor Company, Litilc Rock. Tile circuit court gave him judgment for possession of the automobile, but tills was reversed yesterday. Associate Justice Kdwin E. Dunaway, who wrote the opinion, said that a section of the 19-11 act "plainly provides that, any seller or goods, who has a voidable title thereto, may pa.s.5 good title to one who buys in good faith for value and without notice of the seller's defect of title. There is no exception made in favor of infante (minors.)" The court upheld Craighead Chancery Court in ordering Quality • Motors, Inc., Joneslmro. to refund I the purchase price, 51.750, for an I automobile bought hy Johnny M. I Hays, 10, son ol Dr. E. J. Hays. | Arkansas State College. The car j was returned to the company. I The opinion also written by Dun- I away said "the law Is well sealed ! in Arkansas that an infant may dis- 1 allirm his contract . . . ." Thumb Trapped in Tracks But Man Escapes Death LOS ANGELES, Dec. 13 (AP) — George Alasnagor, 67. was sitting 01 I tracks of the Santa Fe Railway when he heard a train coming. As he started to rise, an electric switch snapped close, catching hi; thumb. As the train came on, unable to stop, Masnagcr crouched bcjide the track held last. The wheels of the train clipped off.his right thumb, freeing him. Masnager apparently suffered no other serious injuries. Federal hatcheries provide bass for farm fish ponds—and sunfish for them to seat. Western states now have about 21,120,000 acres under irrigation in federal and private projects. RECTAL DISEASES A SPECIALTY DRS. NIES & MIES .All lyrics Kxccpt Cancer! Clinic 51-1 Main itlvthrvlllc Ark I'hont ZSZ) SHEET METAL WORK. OF ALL KINDS Cusiom work lor gins, alfalfa mills, oil mills Ciislom Shearing up to 1/4 inch (hickness Frank Simmons Tin Shop 117 South Bni.'ulwav Phnne ZfiSl SAVE MONEY Mitli GUARANTEED SHOE REPAIR TAXI Call Ask tor either white <ir rnlornl rtrivcr. Eiglu C nbs al join service p ROADS ' 'Op ANY EX0AVATION actor Federal Court to Hcnr Metal Machine Case JONESHOHO. Ark., nee. !3. <Ap> —Disagreements over royalties and manufacture of a low-cost strip : metal casting machine thru hm received quite a reception In print shops over the nation will be aired in Federal Court, here, probably next spring. A. H. Narrows, Memphis, dr-smb- ed as the designer of the machine has filed suit In Federal Court against, O. H, Brown, Jr., with whom he entered a contract to mamilac- ttire, -sell and distribute the machines, accessories, and special oil. Mr., Narrows is asking $15,000, which he claims represents royalty payments due him. He is asking also that his contract with Brown be cancelled and that a receiver be appointed to preserve some 100 machines stored at West Memphis, where Brown publishes a newspaper. PAGE THIRTEEN / Kentucky's Finest Straight Bourlinn >0Wd t New Low Price of SO makes it the prize Gift Whisky of the year! $r09 now *J l-f> 'it. THISMSKTISIHHBHO . ti riOOf . BOIIIIO 8H!0. A. DIEHl DISII1IINC COWAW. lOUISWH Motoring's "next ride" is here! Come in and go for a drive! NEW 1950 STUDEBAKER'S * / 99 • C O MR in and ^o for a drive in America's most talked ;ihou( new car—the dramatical!y different 1950 SiiKtcbaker. dome in and treat yourself to the unfiirf'etialile experience of die 1950 Snulc'rKiker's "Miracle Itidc" — the urandtst new llin'i] in all momnni;. 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