The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 14, 1949 · Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER U ,1D<I9 New York Still hort on Wafer BLYTHEVTLLE (AKK.y COURIER NEWS Appeal is Issued To Forego Bathing, Shaving on Friday NEW YORK. Dee. 14-MV-N'cw Yorkers were m^ci today to refrain from bathing or shaving during Friday's experimental "water holiday." Commissioner Stephen J. Carney, water department, head, said super efforts to conserve water still were necessary despite rains yesterday winch provided. 5.500.000,000 gallons of water or about five days supply. Water-saving suggestions iiiclud- ed: One less g | ass 0 , w ater on Friday tor each New Yorker \vould save 500,000 gallons. Don't draw drink water directly from faucet; instead fill a container and keep it In the refrigerator. Don't \va.sh clothing items separately, but assemble them for normal tub washing. Don't wash face or hands under open faucets. Steady, soaking rains of more than an Inch fell in several counties. The rain and muggy weather melted heavy snow cover in some areas. Streams which had been dry or only a trickle for months of drought were running again. All this will he of help to tlie Parched reservoirs upon which the huge metropolitan area depends. City officials emphasized there was still a water shortage, however. They went ahead with several conservation schemes, including a water holiday on Friday. 'I'he Weather Bureau here sntd 138 Inches fell nt Poughkeepsie. and more than an ince at Stewart Field. N. V. Northern WestcYiester County also had more than an Inch. PAGE MINI) Quirino is Certified As Filipino President MANILA, Dec. 14. fAP)—A. Joint ( se.ssinn of Congress yesterday declared Elpiriio Quirino president and winner of the Nov. 8 election. A heavy guard stood outside the chamber during debate. The Congressional action was taken after Senator Vicente Sotto warned If the election results were not set aside a revolution might break out In the islands. , Sotto k a supporter of Jose Avelino, third man in the race for president. Dr. .Jose P. Laurel, puppel president under the Japanese, rar second. COED SLAIN—Margaret Jachso (above) pretty 20-year-old Stat University of Iowa coed who wa found slain In an Iowa City room ing house. Police are holding Rob erfc Bcdnnsefc, 24, another.universil student In connection with the slay Ing. A coroner's verdict was "deal by strangulation." The couple hai attended a fraternity foimat danc earlier. (AP Wirephoto), IT'S ALL-VE6ETA6LE1 FOR DIGESTIBLE COOKING J IT'S ALL VEGETABLE RENT A CAR l>rivc Anywhere Vnu I'lcasc Simpson Oil Co. Phone 937 SAVE MONEY nilh GUARANTEED SHOE REPAIR Tricky Windstorm Gives Hack Ook Man's Home A New Bathroom Fixture JONESBOnO, Dec. H, (/D—Better Homes mid Gardens probably wouldn't recommend It, but T. l>. Wu'tsori of Black Oak In Extern Cmighead County Is sporting a new bathroom fixture. An Iron post ten feet long and set In concrete adorns the center' DECATUR, 111., Dec. M. <AP>—U Fame On hiind at the unveiling were: William Donovan, wartime head of ihe Odke of Strategic Services; John Shelton, artist who painled the portrait, and Henry Castello, co-owner and manager of the restaurant. Too Many Presents for the Teacher Brings School Board Investigation ROCKFORD, 111., Dec. 14. <AP>— Ewing said he would confer with f an apple a day keeps the teacher ap)>y, what would a dozen red oses do? Rockford's education officials are ooking into the matter. But, it eems, some of the pupils are way lead of the pedants. Farmer E\ving, superintendent of chools, told the board of education ast night that some of the bright- r pupils, especially those with well- iceled parents, are keeping up to Ive teachers on their gift lists. The board agreed that there can e too much of a good tiling. It di- ected superintendent Ewing to ex,mine the pupil gilt situation with a view of setting limits on the value ind quantity of pood will offerings. l/oven L.-Wllitehead. president of he board, said "i think it is .all •ight for a pupil to give his home •oom teacher, here." hut it should end school principals, and that he would make recommendations for giit limitations early next year—after the Christmas holidays. The superintendent said H isn't at all a question of teachers succumbing to juvenile bids for favoritism. But, he said, lavishness by a few pupils or their parents causes embarrassment to teachers and the Jess opulent student alike. Clothing Drive Turns Up With Few Accessories PHILADELPHIA, Dec. U—(«V- The Philadelphia Textile Institute got more than ft bargained for in a recent drive, to collect clothing for France's" needy. Wrapped In various items of clothing were: Two cameras, set of silver candle- if (he bathroom. Formerly a tup. i hns turned so cold in central Illl- iwt foi an out-buildiiii!. the post-i noi-s that Jack Frost has moved plus concrete—wns lifted into (lie air, carried 20 feet, then dropped through the roof or tne Watson home Sunday afternoon during a windstorm. It landed In an upright position. Too Cold in Illinois; Jock Frost Moves South south for the winter. Frost, a retired farmer of near Taylorvllle, told the Decatur Herald smtl Review to cancel his subscription until next sprint' because he is going to Florida for the winter. The thermometer dropped to 16 In Dccatur last Night, the cold'.'.it of winter thus far. Son and Santa Keep McMaths from Moving LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 14. (AP) — There's a very good reason why Governor McMnth and family won't! move into the new governor's mansion until after Christmas. "Phillip says that Santa Glaus won't know where to find us if we move now," Mc-Math told his news conference yesterday. Phillip is the governors' second son. 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