The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 14, 1949 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

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WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER u ,19.19 Gambling Curbs Urged in England Protestants Call on Government to Use Drastic Measures LONDON, ncc. H-MV-BriUin's Protestant churches called on the Bovcrnmcnt (oilay.to place drastic restrictions on all forms of gambling, cup or u, c natlon . s Ilium . million dollar industries. But the Angelicaii bishop of London admitted dun-dies do some gaming theni.vlvc-s. ^P Their views were presented to a roj'al commission on betlins, gam- i"K and lotteries, set up to consider whether the gambling laws should he lightened. They satd football pools should be prohibited, horse and dog rat-ins run for lite, sport atone, and gambling on the stock market eliminated entirely. "Tite church does not route be- . fote the commission with corn- I pletely clean hands." Bishop J. W.I C Wand told the commission. "If the .state has something to bp sorry for we realise that \ve have that same necessity for pcn- tinece ourselves." Many English churches conduct ^liist drives, draws for pri/.es at charily bazaars anct similar samesi of chance to raise church funds. Bishop Wand orally suportcd a memorandum presented bv repre-" sentatlvcs of the Cln;rch 'of England, other Protestant churches and Hie Salvation Army. : Roman Catholic views-will be i presented separately later. The Protestant memorandum said If horse race betting can't he eliminated every effort should lie made to limit' betting to that which takes place at the track. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUUIER NEWS I'm MM mil \K IH.Ills S1IM-A toweling nns.s or flime hi .hi, the scene .u p.mh.nulle Pipeline's compressor plant at Cem.aHa, Mo., after natural gas line blew out and rauHH lire I- naun-al uas was interrupted to cities in Illinois, Indiana and Michigan. Nine workmen' in plant injury in blast and fire, which caused damage estimated near jiou.OOO. IAP Wirephoto). Convicted Slayer Faces Charges of Robbery MEMPHIS. Dec. 14.-MV-Tlic robbery trial hi Harold Raymond Houchins. convicted Arkansas murderer, was reset yesterday tor Friday at I he defcmliim'.s request It had been scheduled to start yesterday. Houchins. 23-yeur-old Plippin. Ark., man and former University of Arkansas medical student is charged with holding a knife on a Memphis man last March and taking S4 and a wrist watch. He was convicted of staying Hetli need. 07, of Clarksvillc. Ark., in a Little Rock hotel room in No- bond pending an appeal when ar- vember. 1948. He was fiee on S5000 rested on the local charge. 1 l tin 'low nl escaped \McMath Asked to Free •Jailed Labor Leader j ! Ll'ITLE ROCK. Dei. 14. i;P.i — i [ A ^i'ou[> of labor leaders ha.s a*keit | 'Governor Mc.Malh to relieve Joe ! I Folsom of Fort Smith nf a jail scut- j cnce irnixxscct for contempt of court. ; The group conferring with Mc- Maih included Joe Keenan, na- | tional director of Labor's League ' for Political Education I'AFLK Mi-Math said yesterday he has not reached a decision. Chilli, Trapped in Duct Ol Heating System, Plays With Doll Until Rescued SOUTH HKND. liul., Uec. 13. .,!•._ A two-year-old |:irl yesterday fell into a furnace cold air duct in her home and became panic stricken, but riuieict,! down after her mother dropped a doll to her. Sandra Joyi-r. daughter of the Rev. and Mis. Harold K. Joyce, played with (he doll while a section of the pipe was cut away In the basement. The child «as rescued an hour later without injury. Disabled Vets Get Raise in VA Payments WASHINGTON'.. Dee. M. (,v,.. Some 2.000,000 war veterans and their dependents are due sh.niK for that Congress-voted raise In the amount of benefit money they receive from the government. The Veterans Administration announced that checks to be issued late Oils month for de livery after Jan. 1 will show tn- rn-ascs voted by the Hist Congress These coyer service connected disability nnd death compensations. Veterans with service connected disabilities ranging from 10 to 1110 per cent in desree will receive 8.7 per cent more money than they have in the past. The old rales range from $13.80 (o S13H a month for war servile and {.11.0! to SHO.-IO for peacetime scivie/-, deiienciini; u« the degree of disability. The new scale raises these rate! to sis minimum and $150 maximim. for war service disabilities: SIS minimum and $120 maximum for peacetime service. Tlie VA says i.nuL'.oiKi veteran' will iTecive these increases. About 5H.OOO wid.iws rcceivinr compensation because of the service connected death of a veteran, and who have one or more children, also will get increases. The monthly payment for n widow with nne chilil !• increased from 5100 to $1115 anil the allowance for each additional child Iran Sir, to $25. where the veteran's death was due tu war service. For death in peacetime service, the widow receives ,'1U per cent of the war rates. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation esiimatcs western American met coulri irenerate as much eleitriclty year as Ii00.000.000 barrels of petroleum burned in stead plants. ITS JOO IT.P.V-8 EXCr.XK PURRS OUAUTY onlr , i llP _ lllrol , lv v . '. , ,° rrs >'°" llle ^^^^^ IT'S THE ONE FT\E CAR LN THE J.OW-fHICE FIELD ,.r nn s »||,.| r .f: oi |- n ,,,| l«.n,p S feel [ike H,«T .rrn', .l-rrc.,^ ""' iNEW "MUSirED" HIDE, TOO! Ilrivr a 7,0 r-Wil a,,,l you'll ,,,,,icc ,,,,ir. ,1,,, , ( .|,i 5| ,,. r , for ,l, w jio.erful \-8 en,;,,e v,,,!-,,,-,, whi | B h work ,'. r..,,l, ,„,! | M ,,|,- p . ln ,.|., arc " 50 ,,,,,| r ,, n ,|i,f,, r ; • ..«,,.-,. .vrn tl,r l-Vw, y tlrnn , rr -|.if PB ,, lr( |-. „„,,,. ;,,,, •imet. !,,t ifnvc i, v,,,, rsc |f a,,,! f oc «(,, no «,,|,cr car i so much for your monc_r. £'',, &. ':* -S^ijt ~*"7<?!'(• i '1 ?,' P -^:r SKE...FEKL.., and HEAR the difference at your I0l{\) \^ \ '*:-' in your future ' '-, > "" ' '••*?• / ij' •-•^ ...with a future " •• ',",: , built in! -;•/->'*' *"* '.. ..- -•/>• *-X ?•:<• .*• ^^*$ -/.>'$:'$ ^£^.^<--!'^' f W& f /^**z'-"" r ' •<fe l^v ; ^ ff¥ A ^jyf/ PHILL Fifth & Walnut Phone 4453 PAGE THIRTEEN 1 Nowheres Else Such Tasty Flavor or your money! 35 As I said to Gicl Upton here tlic oilier day -when il comes to lustiness, I'll put it up npiinst a SS whiskey. It's our own Family'i Kccijic —inn! we've lie-en distillers since Grmidpa Wilkeu's day! Harry E. Wilken NAM PRESIDENT — Claude Adams I'nlniiui. machinery mamihicliircr from Kec-nc, N. II., w:,s e!ei u>d lO.'il) president i.f the National Association of Maiiu- fiiclmcis at tin- orKauual riiiiveniion in New York, He tucc'L-eds W.-iHaio I-'. Hennctt of .Salt Lake City, Utah. SC PROOF. 70% GRAIN HIIJ1RAL Sf'IKIIS. Tilt WILKtN rAMIUCO.. LAWMNCEBURO. ING, RECTAL DISEASES A DRS. NIES & P E N Bring the Kiddies! Kids Lovo "BAS-KIT" BASKETBALL GAMI Olio to tlx can playl I-otn of action, sxolu. uiont. SET HIM UP with IN BUSINESS ervice Station , A business of his own ... in in, p^ yraom , Cm „„ in sonr c«l on llio K .-u i«Un,L Uanollno pun,,,, , lc ti!,-.lly liold waUsr. Elovator Hauls cars to second floor for a ior nK o Auto liiunrtry ro.Hly Lolrls water. Ailrl tlioro'a a lift for lubricating cars. Complete wltli car anU truck. Group Your Toy Purchases on Our Layaway Plan . . LOOKY tHUO-CHUG Locomotlvu's eyes roll ^^ ttp And down whan ^? * pulled. "Bflll rinjjB . . . J ^ pislon rort.i move In &nd out &3 wheels turn. Folding DOLL CARRIAGE I>lttU mothers will ja lovo III I.lijhtwclnht {& .. . easy to push, FoKIa * np for stor.-iKn. Ha* niWior tires. 198 Completely Furnished DOLL HOUSE A home of bar own] *VTC Mado of heavy prc.wod / board — circular design Hives accosM to all rooms. XZ pieces of pl.-utlc furniture. 5-IN-l MARBLE GAME Includes Bn-cbMl, Put «nd T»Xe, BR gaUllo, 3 29 Tvr«nly.On» anit I'en- nn!». ELECTRIC STEAM ENGINE Use Our Layaway Plon Tor joungt eniflnesml Sujiptlcs power for "Tinkor" or "Maklt" toys Anit construction neta. Hss highly polls)i«l brM» hollor . . . «*fety pop.off Talve iind whljtlo. Urderwrltorn' LlsUsd. -^ r <S^ ga^ + FOTO-ELECTRIC FOOTBALL GAME Witch tlio ball carrier dodg« Ms way down th • , flclrl. Loti of fan! .TO Over 1000 pomlbu COCA COLA TRUCK * HOT DOG STAND Looks like 5 rc .,i "Cohe" tnickt Kn«Iit yellow plastic TUh Bff[M on jiHo. Compa with six miniature "Ooko" _ • I 59 pall toy on a bicycle. Stand contains wotxlon hot dsffji aod Imitntioa JPapKi-CoLt l»ttl«i. 0.0, HARDAWAY

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