The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 24, 1950 · Page 12
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January 24, 1950

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

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BLYTHBVrLLF, (ARK.) COURIER NEW» TUESDAY, JANUARY 24, 1050 Cotton Exporting Incentives Urged Notional Council Asks Ciwotton of Mammoth Revolving Loan Fund MEMPHIS, Tenn., Jan. !<!. Ml— Th* National Cotton Council's for•i^n trade committee today asked the Industry to back its proKrain to put more dollars—and coiUm—fn Xurope. Read Dunn, Jr., foreign trade director, told some 1.000 delegates to t*ie Council's 12th annual meeting here that the underlying cause of American surpluses was a shortage of dollars abroad. To fight this, tlie committee whipped up a 10-point program de- tlgned to help open trade between th« U.S. and Europe and start more dollars circulating. The most ambitious single objective was the formation of a (arm commodity revolving fund ot $1.600,000,000 (or loans to slimulnlc movement of surplus agriculture product?. Perhaps the top development In ttw opening session, of the three- day conference was the outline of a council plan to keep the farmer informed on the organization's political viewpoint. Ed Llpscomb, sales promotion dl' rector, said a representative of the Farm Bureau or the Grange could serve as information chairman In each of the more than 3.000 couil- Hes in the nation. " Through them would be distributed Information at the grassroots level aimed at discrediting claims of "supports of stale "socialism." Upscomb said there was "no reason to believe that we cannot overcome this Socialist propaganda that now goes unchallenged because of lack o( (actual information.'' The setup would be similar io ttiftt now operated by the Depart• ment of Agriculture's Production and Marketing Administration, which channels news and statements from Washington to the state PMA chairman, then ti> the county oommittees (or distribution lo the Mrmer. Planter to Speak At HDC County Council Meeting William Wyalt, Blythevllle planter, will discuss the program of Ihe Mississippi County Farm Btireau Saturday at Ihe meeting of Ihe Ccunty Council of Home Demonstration CUrbs. i The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Armorel School, wilh demonstrations for February meetings to be given for leadership training projecUs leaders before an executive meeting at 11 a.m. Council officers also will name cotnmttlce. members to work out a long range plan of work. A pot-luck luncheon will follow. Plans for leadership training meetings for project leaders of gardenh g, food preservation, and health and safety will be made. Tiie first meeting will be for garden and foot! preservation project leaders on Feb. 1 at 1:15 p.m. at the Court House, when Mrs. Alva Blackmore, 5ood production specialist with the University of Arkansas Extension Service, meets wilh the group. On Feo. 17. a similar training session for health and safety lead- e.'s will be conducted by Miss Helen Uobinson, neallh specialist. The group will lay plans tor a follow-up health survey, similar to the one conducted by the council In Mississippi County lust year. In Saturday's meeting. Mrs. Gertrude B. Holhnan, home demonstration agent, will conduct the handicraft demonstration for "eye- openers" for February. vy Wind, Helpful Officers Art "Mystery" Behind "Nervy" Theft of Auto The cuss o( BIytheville's nerv thief has been solved. City Officer Fred Hodge, who was on duty Sunday night at the time a car on Die Noble Oil) Ponllae gency's twd car lot was said i have been pushed by thieves •oni Its parking space at Second nd Walnut and abandoned In ront of City Hall because the eerlng mechanism was locked, ame tip with the .solution, this nornlng. Officer Hoilge reported that the ar, assisted hy a llitle wind, rolled •om the lot onto the street and lat he and Officer Bertie Vast- inder, after searching the lot thor- ughly and rinding nothing, pushed ie car out of the street into a arklng space In front of City Hall. However, Officer Hodge snid that *ncw nothing about the four pare tirc.s and wheels that were Iso reported missing from the lot. Officers expressed belief that the .res and v.'hcels could have been Tkeu hy someone earlier and their bsence discovered only yesterday. Poultry Expert Advocates Flocks Of Family-Size W- 8. Pollard, poultry specialist with the University of Arkansas extension service, met totiiiy with Negro operators of small farms to discuss the production and maintenance of small flocks to supply the farmer adequnte amounts of poultry, meat and eggs^ Mr. Pollnrd pointed out that the maintenance of a small flock was Important In au adequate 'diet The drop of egg prices in the spring •was said to be a result of the smnll flocks that were not cared for In the correct manner. He explained the purpose of his discussion was to convince poultry- raisers engaged in small scale poultry raising that it was best not lo try to sell eggs or grow poultry lor commercial uses from the small family-sized flocks. The specialist pointed to this as one of the reasons for inferior eggs and Inferior poultry products reaching the market. The meeting was held at Harrison High School this morning and was attended by poultry raisers from throughout the county. "L/tt/e Blockade" Drawn Tighter by Russians HELMSTEDT. Germany, Jan, 2-1 (fft —The Russians appeared today Eo tighten their «rip on Berlin- bound truck traffic after a slight relaxation of their "little blockade' monsines. Only six to right German trucks an hour got past the Russian guard on the wny Io Berlin this morning compared with the ten (o 12 truck, that were getting through hcnrl' last night. West-bound trucks from Berlin however, were passing this bnrde point between the British and So viet zones without difficulty. German and allied military train also cleared the frontier on sched ule. Research Is Stripping 'Mystery' from Polio As a result of research data ac cumulated during the past t e i years, polio is no longer a "mys tery" di.sea.se, it was disclosed her today by Dr. Wcldon Rainwater I li e Mississippi County Chapte medicaj advisory committee of Ui Nntional Fomidation for infants Paralysis. Referring to recent reports froi the mitiomi] headquarters of U March of Dimes organization, D Rainwater snid "We know loila llmt polio Is actually n family i discuses having the smnc clinic; symptoms, but caused by a nmnbr of different viruses. Scientists a now generally at-rcetl tlisit the via. Is nuiinly transmitted through clns personal contact." "SrientLst.s tell us," he continue! "that the virus usually enters Training School Held For Ark-Mo Personnel A two day sales training school for district sales supervisors and home service advisors of the- Arkansas - Missouri Power Company was scheduled to end todny. Five sales .supervisors and five home service advisors are attending the training school, which is bein? held at the Hotel Noble.- Factory representatives are taking part ;n the training school program. Bernard Jaggers. Ark-Mo commercial manager, is in charge of thn training school. The group attended n dinner at Ine Fly-1 mi last night. Blizzards Strike At Northern Half Of United States Winter hammered a wet, cold much acroxi t:ic northern half >r the country today. Bliazard conditions prevailed over Minnesota and .sections of the f~)a~ :oln.s and Montana. Tempera lures umfolcd rind strong winds whipped .now Into huge drifts. Some highways were biocked. Colder weal her was fore cast as he storm moved south and eastward Into the central stales and was expected to hit ns far south as the Oklahoma-Texas Panhandle. The mercury was 22 below zero I Great Falls, Mont,, and -12 at Minot, N. D,, early today. Another cold wtive from the Avc- ,ic blew acras.s the Pacific Northwest- Subv.ero temperatures were !>redk:lcd for Eastern Washington, There was precipi talon in the form of .snow, rain or sice from Hie Pacific Northwest eastward in- the Great Lakes region. The heaviest snowfall was in Minnesota. Snow fell In upper Mtclgan and Northern Wisconsin westw a rd through Minnesota, the Dakotas, Montana, Wyoming, and parts of Northern, Colorado and the Pacific Northwest stales. A rain belt extended over Indiana and Illinois. Freezing rain was reported over most of IOWR, Southern Wisconsin and Southern Michigan. Gin zed highways made driving hazardous. Training School For Methodist Leaders Begins Approximately 100 were enrolled last night in (he tirst sessions of a training scliool bolus conducted for Ihe teachers and leaders of the First Melhodlsl Church. The two- EeMion classes will be conducted at 7:15 cacli nlglit this week. Four of Hie five training classes oppntd last night. while the other began work Sunday afternoon under the direction of Miss Elizabeth Workman of Conway. The class is a laboratory on kindergarten work This class I.s to be observed at the social hour between the tsvo sessions of (he other classes tonight At the school last night. Dr. Edward S, Staples of Nashville djscus- sed the problems of the American Home and as a part of his lesson .showed a iilm on "Families 01 Trial" Dr. Ira A. Brumley of Conwa, reviewed the history and work o the Methodist Church, and the nev J. A. Fislicr of Union City. Tcnn discussed the problems lacing yontl programs of churches. Mrs. Ho.v I. Baglcy discussed tin groundwork . for undcr.standlni children ami basic concepts govern ing children and parent relations. Each of the four Method): Churches in niytheville was repre scntcd last. niBht. and the Rev. Le roy Henry, pastor of the Ynrbr Methodist Church, was named dea of Ihe Training School, which wi be closed after the Friday nigh sessions. Other churches represented wer the We.slcyan Memorial. Lake Stree and the First Methodist Church Muaries TAXES Mrs. A. M. Atkins Diet n Paragould Hospital Mrs. A. M. Atkins, 95. of Para- ould, mother of Harry Atkins and Im Burns of Blythevllle, died at he Community Methodist Hospital Paragould yesterday, it was earned here today. Mrs. Burns, who formerly iriade ler home here, had been a patient at the hospital for the past jlwo weeks. She suffered a fractured |hip wo weeks ago in a fall at ithe lome of her daughter, Mrs. George Thlel in Paragould. | Bom in Tennessee, Mrs. Atkins came to Mississippi county in 1015 and made her home here unlij 10 years ago when she moved to Para- ould. ; The funeral probably will be held tomorrow morning in paragonta. In addition to Mr. Atkins. iMrs Burns and Mrs. Thlel, she is survived by two other daughters. .Mrs. Josle Johnson of Gleason, Tenn., and Mrs. Delta Bcssinger of Nashville. Tenn.. and one sister Mrs Paralee Trevathan, of Gleason. ... | . Rites Held tor Infant | Graveside rites for the Infani daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Dewltl Van ClevCj who died soon aftei birth this morning at the Walls Hospital. v.'fre conducted at N '2:30 p.m. today at Km wood Ceraeter; by the Rev. Arnold Clayton- Survivors olher than the parents Include a -sister, Tarsa Gay Van Clevc. C o h b Fimcral Home was In charge. New Community Clinic Series Starts in Osceola The first session of Osceola's second series of Community Development Clinics was held this morning n the auditorium of the Mississippi County Library there and the second was scheduled for 2:30 this afternoon. A total of eight sessions are planned. A session will begin at 7:30 -onight In the library auditorium and three more are scheduled for morrow. I. J. Steed, of the Arkansas Resources and Development Commission, is to be principal speaker at the sessions. Two clinics will be held at Osceola schools, one at the Negro school today at 4 o'clock and another for the junior and senior classes at the white high school at 1 p.m. tomorrow. Dane Fergus conducted this morning's clinic and Sam Hodges was in charge of this afternoon's session. James Hyatt will preside at tonight's meeting. Presiding over tomorrow's clinics wilt be Louis George, 9:30 a.m.: C. K. Dean. 2:30 p.m.; and Ralph Wilson, 7:30 p.m. Nearly 50 attended this morning'? clinic. The first series of clinics were held in the fall of 10-18. Newspaper Advertising Linage High During 1949 NF.W YORK, Jan. 24. Ijf)— Volume of newspaper advertising In 1849 was the largest for any year on record, Media Records reported today. The total linage of 2,301,008,- Contlnued from Pago 1 Ways and Means chairman Don- gliton (D-NC) and Chairman George (D-Ga) of the Senate Finance Committee would nob comment on Its contents. Doughton did say that he thought Congress should make up elsewhere what it lost in excise cuts. George already had said he likes the idea of reducing excises in separate legislation. Auto Wreck Victim's Condition Improves The condition of Miss Jeanne Anderson, to, who was painfully injured in Hn automobile accident at. Ihe Intersection of chickasawba and Division Streets Saturday night was reported as improved by attendants at Wnll.s Hospital this morning. Miss Anderson was reported : "resting well" today after spending a "very good night". She is sulfering from a fractured 389 for 52 cities represented » gain of 1.7 per cent or 38,522,205 linen over 1948. Largest increase reported wa » (hat of automotive advertising, U p 27.5 per cent over the preceding year. Classified linage climbed 7.4 per cent. Expert PLUMBING Serv/ce • AU, WOUIC GUARANTEED • Blan Heath Co. PHONE 328 HAHRY fllYEHS in charge of PI.UiMJHNG DKl'ARTMEN'f 2 Youths Taken To Marion for Auto Theft Trial Two Earte, Ark., youths arrested i Blythevllle In connection with! an attempted car theft v.'cre taken lo Marion totlny to face a grand larceny charge based on an auto theft that took place In Crittenden County. The youths are William Melvin Adkins, 21. and Elmer Henry Tran- taham. 19. Following trial in Marion, they will be returned to Blytheville to lace another grand larceny charge. The pair was taken to Marion by Tom E. Smalley, criminal investigator for the Arkansas State Police. They are charged with stealing a car in Karte Jan. 18 and the nt- tempted theft of an auto from the garage of Tom Jnckson In Blythe- NOW 6 4J a Fifth pelvis and possible internal injuries, ville on the following night. HAVE YOU TASTED Yellowstone's unique flavor? No other Kentucky Bourbon matches it—softly mellow. . . rich but not heavy. Try it for the finest highball you ever lasted. 100 PROOF BOTUED IN BOND SY YELLOWSTONE, INC.. LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY IlarreU Hamilton, Inc., Little Rock j Death Offers Vacation Y1RHOL, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan —Wr —Tne local version of a department of vital statistics does things differently. Reporting H death, the village clerk wrote In the official register: "lie hfis left us for an everlasting holiday in heaven/' M digestive canal through the month or nasal passages mid then makes its way nlorlg nerve fibers to the central nervous system where il damages nerve cells." Fie went on to say th;it .scientist!; now bctievf that ttiLs period of damage i.s rnlhei brief, requiring only a few days" YES, THEY'RE GOING FAST ON THIS BIG SALE! HOTTEST USED CAR YOU'VE SEEN IN 11 Y 2 Young Missco Polio Victims Return Home John Thomas Fieshonr, t w o- year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Freshour of Etowah, has been ills- charged from the Child PHIS Con- i vale.senl Center o f Arkansas . a \ '. Jacksonville. The child can \vulk with the aid of braces. Also discharged and walking ' : v. ith the aid of braces nncl crutches, \ i.s Lhr-re-year-olcJ David Duncan, \ son Delbert Duncan, 2H7 Rose Slrret- BCHh children u ere vicIims of \ last summer's epidemic. Nearly 400 I of the 948 Arkansas stricken were \ treated at the institution. i WOOD WORK MACHINE WORK RECTAL DISEASES A SPECIALTY DRS. NIES & NIES (All Type.* l-;\rc|it (Jiincrr) Clinic 514 .Main. IllsIlic-villr. Ark. i'lionc 'nil Ask anyone who came down here last weekend to see the cars that we had on sale . . . he'll tell you what a money-saving deal it is! Six people bought cars the very first day, Saturday. And just to be sure you haven't forgotten this sale ends on February 1st, we're urging you to come down soon and choose a car-—you can afford one IF YOU HAVE A STEADY JOB AND NEED TRANSPORTATION, YOU CAN PAY FOR YOUR CAR ON THE EASIEST TERMS IN BLYTHEVILLE — SMALL WEEKLY PAYMENTS! £ xtinguish Car Blaze BIytheville's volunteer firemen answered n call to the 300 block on East Davis Street yesterday afternoon to extinguish burning wiring on a 1948 model Plymouth which was driven by John Durham. The wiring v,-as believed to have bren ignited by either a short circuit or i boiling alcohol from (he car's radiator. PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Slork Guaranteed Ucsl Prices Kirby Drug Stores RENT A CAR Drive Anywhere You Please Simpson Oil Co. Phone 937 LISTEN TO BOYD McKAY'S "Songs That Are Different" Station KLCN 5 P.M.—EVERY DAY EXCEPT SUNDAY Sponsored by the RA70RRACK DRIVE-IN -Master Plumber- JORDAN PLUMBING COMPANY, Inc. All Work Guaranteed I 531 North Iftth. For 12 Months I Phone fiflOl No. 534—1942 Dodge 4-door Sedan, practically new tires, radio & heater. . Ho. 518—1947 Nash Ambassador 4-door Sedan equipped with radio, heater, and new scar coven No. 532—1946 Nash Ambassador 4-door Sedan, with radio, heater, new scat covers, blue paint, good tires No. 650—1947 Nash Ambassador 4-door Sedan, has overdrive, radio & heater, grey color No. 425—1942 Ford "6" 1 Vz-ton long wheelbase Truck with good motor, fair tires . '499 '799 '749 $999 '299 GOING F Ho. 421—1933 Chevrolet 2-door. ™ No. 434—1939 Buick Coups. No. 498—1941 Dodge 2-door. No. 576—1939 DeSoto 4-door. .,„.,.,.,.,. No. 652—1937 Ford V-8 2-door No. 382—1941 Pontiac 4-door Sedan, This car equipped with both radio and heater No. 473—1942 Plymouth 4-door Sedan. The \ outside is a little rough but it's a • terrific bargain . . . No. 514—1940 Ford V-8 2-door Sedan. Here is a bargain that you should be sure to see ..,.,.- - • No. 653—1937 Pontiac "6" 2-door Sedan, sharp green color, has both radio and heater ^ .,'.i.».n.».i. $ $ SHELTON MOTOR C Blythcyille 215 South 2nd.

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