The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 19, 1949 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 19, 1949
Page 6
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PAGE StX BLYTHEVILhK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Missouri Auto Policies Cheaper Fire, Comprehensive Coverage Costs Drop 8.7 to 15.4 Per Cent JEFFERSON COTY, UPC. 19— —Most Missouri <nvners of recent model automobiles won't have to pay as much for lire and coni- prenliensive insurance after Monday, the State Insurance Department announced Sauirday. Effective then rales on new policies and rencw&Js on oars of 19-12 models or ]ater will drop between 8.7 and 15.4 per cent in most of Missouri, depending on the area of the state. And after Feb. 1, agents wilt have to adjust downward the premium payment* of Missourians who paid, the higher rale during the past year. The reductions affect only cars up to eight years old, because ex- porirace lias shown (lie Josses— compared with premiums on such insurance are falling, in other words, the companies are making more money on that type of risk than the slate department thinks they should. But the reduction won't affect St. Louis or Si Joseph. Experience has shown, the iiuimiurc department said, that rates should remain at the prcsenl level in SI. Louis at least for ihe present. • High loss ralios in the St. Joseph area Indicate the rate there should be hosted 10 per cent, effective Monday, the department .reported. Will Save 5200,000 W. o. Oven, chief rater for the State insurance Department, said the reductions will mean a -savins of about $200,000 a year to Missouri auto insurance buyers He said the reduction would not ftpply to older automobiles because the comparative premium-loss claim experience does not indicate a cut should be made now. But he held out, the hope for further reductions In the future. He .said all insurance companies are being notified they must report their claims records promptly and more frequently. "The trend is definitely downward now," he said, and the In- & k> X* *• P^2-K( t f -f t T»j^*«. 1 K - y if ft ^ -j* ?r ?. "< ,V?nV,-~Vt -«• *» * X^SWH J •- ->i^|ir ^' ^1 i " / ^:,, 1 ^"-' «i<S» "' '.ftfF&Kti «3SF° •aa ;: ' -;"•>'-".•.,;£;:» £ „ V J *" "^Z^^ 4 - ^Tr* —«^7-_^s cj^sg ^^f^^f^^^^C.}?* +•> u ^^i^rr •'.-^..»jF<>jt. *^r*^" ^ it,~-*t^t ~f'^ *" ~* r "^ i. ,r^*^'•^**-'%4i "^ * ^v^r*^ JiL *, x * S1LKEW SHOWER—This spectacular picture of a mess parachute jump was taken at Ihe ixirn- trooper training center, Korl Benning, Ga. Only nine years ago at Ft. Denning, SO men volunteered ;is the first test unit in airborne operations. Since then, more than 124,111 men have nualificd as airborne soldiers ami rno^ - p".o,aOO parachute jumps have been made over Ihe I'-'-'n- area MONPAT, DECEMBER 19, Shanghai Port Gets 'Danger Zone' Listing WASHINGTON. Dec. 19. (/!>,—The Stat£ Department, has formally warned ail American ships thut ilie bliscKadod Chinese Communist Port of shanghai is a danger /one which American vessels should avoid. The action appeared to be a new government muvc 10 discourage the Isbrawttsen Ste;irn^tup Company from sending its ships into Shanghai. Thry art the only U.S. vessels now operating in thai area and In recent weeks two of (hern have been shtrlled uy Chim'.;e Nationalist gun- boats. The action also follows the apparent failure of efforts by Secre- I lary of State Aclieson to obtain I assurances from the Nationalist • government that there would be no I further attacks on American ships, j The Nationalists were reported i here to have Indicated they will not permit the next American vessel which tries to run their blockade of Shanghai to get away unmolested. Little Piggy Went Huntin' Hobbled Alt Way Home BF.RWYN, Md. M't—Eail L. Wells, 21, went hunting for squirrels but shot a piggy instead—the big one on his right foot, ffe managed to hobulc home and call a doctor. For Prompt, Courteouji FRIENDLY SERVICE NU-WA Laundry-Cleaners Phone 4474 Miring public should bf sjlvcn lower rates as quickly as they become possible. The reduction aifi'tt.s all companies. But Ov-cn said generally it will reflect a change now only for member films of the National Automobile Underwriters /VsoL-in- tion. Some independent ri.s/: firms already have announced comparable rate cuts, he said. At the same time, Owens added, there will be a substantial reduction in fire, llieit ami comprehensive rates for local commercial vehicles except in Kansas City and St. Louis. No change Is contemplated in those two cities now, he said. There will 1>D no reduction now in collision insurance, cither. Kitty Hawk,N.C.,Observes \46th Anniversary of First Airplane Flight mile dip to Dayton and back in about three hours. A commemorative six-cent air mail .stump honoring the laie brothers went on sale officially Kittv KI'lTY HAWK. N. C.. Dec. IB. W) Hawk's tiny fourlli class post office —This birthplace of aviation cclc-| wns swamped by more Uinn 300000 mated the -Itiili anniversary of the i r ' rst day covers Irom stamp entire Wright Brothers' flight. '"'" "---•-It w'as here on the North Carolina outer banks that Wilbur and Orville Wright of Dayton, Ohio, made the first successful flight in a heavier than air, power-driven machine. One evont on me anniversary program slun',Td how far aviation hiis j come since their flimsy craft flew about 120 feet in 12 seconds. An Air 1 Force F-81 Thundeijet, with an as- ist from a helicopter, made a QGO- "..... Nearby Kli^abetli City vas called on for help. The letter's were stamped there and cancelled at Kitty Hawk. Among (lie letters was one from President Truman to (he Kill Devil Hill Memorial Association which sponsors the nnuual celebration. Rep. Herbert C. 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