The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 24, 1949 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, December 24, 1949
Page 9
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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 24, BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS U.S. Agency Sells Aluminum Plants Reynolds Company Obtains Properties In Arkansas, Illinois WASHINGTON, Dec. 24--MV- Sale of four aluminum plants and n sinter (cinder) plant to the Rey- nold.s Aluminum Co., for $50,081,958 wa s announced hy General Services Admmisirator'jes.s Larson yesterday. The properties -sold are An aluminum plant at Hurricane l ftY eck ' Ark • ^^mlmm\ reduction F/iiants at jone.s Mills, Ark., and Troutdiile, Ore,; an aluininuin sheet and rolling milt at McCook. 111. Slid a sinter plant, n.sert in con- fi.eetion with the Hurricane Creek plant. The plants u-etc built by the government during World War IT. Reynolds has been operating them under lease .since early 1946. with options to - buy. The plants originally cost the ^oveinnieiit. more than $130.000.000. LfT.-'on said. Terms of the sale call for a five per cent down pnymeiu and a four pc-r cojil. promissory note for (he balance of the purchase price, payable over a period of 25 years and seemed by morUj;es. In line with recommendations of the munitions board on strategic find critical materials, pun payment may be made in aluminum LH fl.R ROCK. Dec. 24. ,/v> - ins'nad of cash 1 ^°' }(tr t Benoii. ha.-? seftti Hie diuiKh- "Wp o.stimnlr-.' 1 said Larstm. "that IPI* hp walked some 2,000 miles to over the 25-year period Reynolds will nay to the government in prin- cinal a n il interest npproxiinatnlv 578.000,000. which considered together with the revenues which flip government has receiver! from these nroperties. both riininc the —Courier News I'boto DlIiKCT HOLLAND CIIHKKI.VG—The six cheerleaders ol Holland High School are expected to. do their part ibis year to aid Coach Bill Rogers' boys and Coach Clarence utley's girls in their quest for victories. They are Hirst row. from the left) Martha oliooii, Fannie Lindse.v Jennie 1'richard. Betty French; (second row) Judy Column and Jane Little. Connecticut Hiker Sees Child and Her Mother; Hopes (or Reconciliation while they were beinp opera I- I'd bv the Ahimimnn Company of _ America and since the war on i by Reynolds, reflects a total j vecoverv of 05 to 100 per cent of Iheir wartime costs-" • Th e government reserves t Ii e .flight tr> control and use the plants V In of another war. The sale, Lnr.son .sniri. Is in line R'ith federal policy of disposing surplus property "to foster the development of new independent enterprises nnd to promote competition in the Industry.*' visit. Tl;e 25-year-old barber and former service man, who hiked here from Connectirft, said he visitnrl four-ycar-olci Chrry] Lynn at the home of tho child's aunt here last nie.lH- Me gave the child two dolls a.-: Also llls Present was Henoil's divorced wife with whom he said he had a "friendly talk." "I wanted to begin all r>v»r again." Honoit, said. "She didn't say no. But she didn't sav yes either." However, he said he was Invited ne i of to Christmas dinner at the home of his former parents-ln-law near here. Benoit said he hoped to start back to Connecticut Monday. "I don't know how I'll make it. but I never intended to walk that far again," he said. MacKenzie Contilined from Page 6 guarded by plain clothes men. Last and theoretically lestst—al- though powerful— comes Malenkov, nl.~o a realist. He early became a menibcr of Stalin's per.sonal secretariat and modeled himself aft- j or Stalin, even to clothing and mannerisms. He "roSVfapidly; and he profited much by the great purge of old foolshcvtets In the thirties. .Arkansas' Truck Crops Valued at $8,090,000 LITTLE ROCK. Dec. 24. W) Commercial truck crops grown h Arkan.sns this year wore valued yesterday by ihe Crop Reporting Serv- ive nt 58.090.000. Tliis total was- almost one-fiflh less tlian the 1048 value of $10,044,000 tlic service said. Lower prices contributed tnainl> to the decline in value, ihe service said. The price for every fresh mar- Man Gets Pardon After Sentence Proved a Mistake COLUMBUS, O.. Dec. 24. UPi — An absolute pardon was granted I'ostorday to a 36-year-old man who las been imprisoned in Ohio penitentiary since Nov. 26, 1948 because of a mistake. Gov. Frank .1. I.ausrrhc, isvins ihe pardon, ordered ll;e immediate release of Ralph Eaches of Richwood. Ohio The pnvemor. after extensive iti- 'sttention. found that Kaches was convicted, by mistake, of a grocery store lobbnry which occurred in August. 1948. at Marion. Ohio. Earl D IJirclinm. now awaiting electrocution in the Kentucky State Prison, said that ho and Charles Hunter — but not Eachcs — robbed the store. Governor La use-he said "it Is clear in my mind that Mr, Kaches did not in fitly manner participate the robbery fur which he was convicted." Bircham. a former resident. Marion, is awaiting electrocution for .slaying a Louisville, Ky., policeman in a holdup. Son to Take Over Dead Mother's Animal Training THOUSAND OAKS, Calif., Drc 24. Wj—True to circus Iraditiun. an 18-year-old boy w»o endniiEerrd lib own lire in a futile nitenini to .save his mother froin death in the jaws of a lion will lake over her animal net. "Mother was training the at-l for me imd 1 know she would uant nip to go through wUh it >">w HiaL she's cone." explained grief-stricken Michael Kovar. Mrs. May Kovar Sehafrr. 42. widely known animal trainer, was "breaking" a jjowerfu! and lamed Snltnn, when ig aL her and hit her in the severing the .spine. Michael niul his sister, May 14. rushed into 'the ca;>e and tried to beat the enraged animal off with clulxs. lint Ihe lion ignored tlinn An elephant trainei-. fuidv Muller. 5!>, ran lo Iheir aid and stuii- "t'd the animal with a Mow from a heavy jjipe. ne drnfiged Mix Sehneter out. of the cage but slip uas dead when a dotitor ai'riy-ed. That was on Tuesday Then | lc . husband. Pied Schafer, 44, also an animal trainer, reached her by nlane from Fort Worth. Trx. "If I hiei been here this nevei would have happened." he ed. "i never would have Ko into the case without a Slip was absolutely without lear." He said he would cither sell give tiie lion wwav. I acquired lion na the beast .spran mom-ji- let her Canny Scot and His Pal Save Money on Their Greetings at Yuletide PliAINFIELD. N.J.. Dec. 24. I..T-, James MaeLnren and A. J. Cave never have trouble dccidinc, wlint Christmas card lo send encli other —they've been sending the sunie one back ami forth for 17 years. This year it's MncLnrcn'.s turn A native ol Scotland now living < nearby Warreti Township, Mqr' p -i : en bought Ihe card for IS cenls bark in 1M2. Cave lives in Red Hank, N..1 The card has a little, window in it, and each year the -sender changes the cheery inessaj-e in the window. The canny Scotsman several years ago thought of a way to save the cost of a stamp every other year. The two men work near each other h) New York City. Now tho sender of Ihe card each year walks to the other's office and delivers it in person. Thief Reads Label BALTIMORE. Dec. 24. i/fi—Tlic sign in whitewash on the windshield of a used car labeled it steal." Somebody agreed. The car disappeared from the lot. last night. ket and processing truck crop, except spinach, was less than in 194K Miners Get Turkeys As Yule Gift from The Owner of Mine 1M1TSHURGH, Dec. 2-1—l/l'.-A coal operator played Santa Clans to his 600 miners today, He gave each employe a 15-|»>und turkey and .ordorded ihe next payday advanced five days. President Leonard Sasso of I'eii- O'.va conl Company, with mines at Noblcstown, Burtiettstown, iclders- ville. nil in Pcnnsylvnnia. and in Tlrooke. County. West Vircitiia. said: "This year they need the turkeys so much. I decided (o nive them out regardless of comlXions in the coal mines." PAGE NINE I'lo everything H>at Hie Sabre <or> ii»Hil Dim sijjnc. The Sabre lias ihc oflidul world mnrk of 670 MI'H. The YP-8813 has a now air lutnke duel iiiulcr tlie nose and a large North American Aviation Develops Faster Plane LOS ANGEUSfi, Dec. -i'1-M'l — The world's fastest—on m-oi<l— plane, the F-8UA Sabre. 1ms a bit! brollirr that may be evrn siimHcr. N'ordi Anierlfiiii AvialUm disclos- Ml vi'st<!|-<lriy thai (ho YK-Rii|j has received Its first ( fliiihl al, Edwards Air Porce Rase. Tlio company's veteran tpj.1 pilot, joe Lynch, Indicated that the plane run ~1 TAXI Courteous SRIi Drivers Ask fur either while driver. Nine cabs al j Some Staggering News ' At City Hall, Chicago CHICAGO, f/P,—Here is some staggering news: A committee looked into the prob- • icrn of the congestion thai rofliill/? from the old custom of evei'yborh' Roing lo work atuJ quitting at the same time. The committee suggested to Mayor Martin H. KennelLy that about 23.000 loop workers, among them City Hall, utility nncJ firm employes, start work a half hour earlier (8 a.m.) and leave a half hour earlier (4::*Q p.m.) Cft" > ~ f Christmas time is here again ami we are reminded of the many blessings which have been bestowed upon us in this good land of ours. So to you and yours \ve extend best wishes. Mav you enjoy a Christmas and New Year brimming with health, happiness and prosperity and may our pleasant relations long endure. ROBINSON LUMBER CO. 2100 CAB CO. • — .... 0 ^. j,j...,^ im.-> a o j'lUUb wllifeStY nit fuselage section to lioiise a 41 (cot long and 14 feet high. more ixwerrul Jet engine. Th« jilnne has a 37-foot wingspan, to To our many friends—old <xid new—May the spirit of Christmas linger with you to brighten every day of the New Year. Gude Bros. Slaughterhouse JOE and ORYAL GUDE The most cherished of gifu bestowed upon us by the outgoing year is the confidence of those ice have been privileged lo serve. Ever appreciative of this pleasant relationship, u»> HW it to express to our many good friends our sincerest wish*, for a joyous Christmas season and a very liappy New Year. HUDSON DAIRY SUCCESSORS TO WILSON DAIRY Jn Blylhcville Phone-1638 Reia'ie Mi-hit.js

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