The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 12, 1950 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, September 12, 1950
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1980 Handsome Army Major is Under Arrest at Reno Resort BLYTHEVILLB (ATIK.)' COURIER NEWS By ED OI.SEN RENO, Sept, 12. (AP)-A handsome Army major—located at an Isolated ranch—was jailed tod-ay for questioning about alleged misapplication of more than $250,000 In Germany. ^I'he Army identified him as Maj. fProld Dean Banning, 39, a finance officer In a Berlin army pest. He Is here on 60-day leave—an,I, he $ald, to divorce his wife, Willie Lue Ratnsey Banning, formerly of Arkansas. She remained in Germany. '«•• Dre;sed nattily in civilian clothes, Banning firmly* denied he had "stolen anything or Absconded with any funds." The Defense Department had broadcast a nntioinvlde pickup order for him. saying he was vented for investigation of "misapplication of public funds in excess of $250.000." "Irregularities" The U,S. command in G?i 1 muny had asked Washington to find and question Banning about "certain alleged irregularities in financial matters." Banning told Army asent-s and sheriff's deputies he had SIOO.CCO when lie arrived in (he U.S. by commercial plane Aug. 25. He declared tl was money he had savetl—"my own pertonal fund ?nd it lias nothing to do with the Army." The ranch where Banning wits found last night is 30 miles northeast of Reno. It caters to men and women establishing six weeks Ne"- ada residence for divorce. As the jailer searched him, Ihe suave major looked at the main lockup cell and remarked: Held for questioning •Jj'You don't mean you are £Oing To throw me in there with all tho-c characters. The Army should provide for me—I haven't killed anybody, stolen anything or absconded with any funds." He wns locked in a separate cell He Is held without charge—booked "for questioning by Army authorities." presumably at Sixth Army Headquarters, San Francisco. Banning h"d bank books showing deposits of $10,000 and $252 cash. Banning had bought a creamy yellow 1950 club coupe since coming to-Reno Sept. 1. He said lie had no idea he was a hnntcd man. When a re|x>rter asked if he had saved the J.100,000 from his pay or If it was gain from stocks and bonds, he said: "I'm no tycoon." Answering all questions in an affable manner. Banning said he 1 been in the Army 20 years, coming up through the ranks. Bsnning .' told Sheriffs Deputy Jack Goss, he had turned his books over to a.relief finance officer be /lore he left for trie U.S. and "ev- • «Jything was in order." G. B. S. Resting OK after Fall LUTON, England, Sept. 12. (If) — George Bernard Shaw was reported "fairly comfortable" today after an operation to pin together his fractured left thiBh bone. The 94-year- ( oid Irish playwright 1 and wit awoke early at Luton and Dunstable Hospital. After a light breakfast, he listened to the 8 o'clock news broadcast, noting with obvious satisfaction, the brief announcement of his operation late yesterday. Later the hospital Issued this bulletin: "Mr. George Bernard Shaw spent * very comfortable night following his operation. His condition is considered isatisfactory." Shaw fractured' his left thigh bone Sunday when he fell in (fi e (K,rden of his home at nearby Ayot St. Lawrence. He was brought to the hospital yesterday for the operation. .Following the operation a hospital bulletin had said his condition was "satisfactory but at his age must be regarded as serious." Exlra telephone operators meanwhile were called In by the hospital to handle the flood of calls from all parts of Britain, inquiring about the condition of the famous patient. Eskimo men sometimes \va»er and lose their wives in feverish domino games — nnd the wives sometimes get in the game to win themselves back for Iheir husbaniis. Record Relief for SOUR STOMACH ro« TUMS THE TUMMY 61 MOTOR CO N. Hiway 61 BERRY NICE-That's a pun, son, but what else can you say when a neat dish like Valeria Wallace is chosen "Miss Blackberry Julep, 1050" by the New York Stale blackberry grower* to reien over their heighl-of- rfe»tival »t Ellenvill*, n'ew York? Red Guerrillas Active in P. I. MANILA, Sept. 12. (if) -- Communist-led Hukbalahap guerrillas rriided a town about 10 miles from the U. S. Clark Field airbase today. Two niember.i of the new Filipino civilian guard were killed and four wounded. The raid, on Arayat in Pompanga Province, was the first hy the Huks in daylight in many months. The luffa, or loofah, is' sometimes called the dishcloth gourd because its fiber takes up water like a sponge. . . . Canada Votes War Controls OTTAWA, Sept. 12. W—Canada's House of Commons passed and sent io the senate last night a bill permitting government, revival of wartime controls on Installment buying to combnt inflation, -i '-'"Istor ntji.ia.los Abbott said the new controls would not : as those during the war when, down payments were Increased and periods for the payment of balances were reduced. The bill received general support from house members. NOTICE OF AN'N'UAL SCHOOL ELECTION IN I.KACHVII.I.K SCHOOL DISTIIICT NO. 40 OK MISSISSIPPI COUNT*, ARKANSAS Notice is hereby given that the annual school election In the above named District will be held on September 26. 1050, for the following purposes: The election of 1 director for a term of 5 years. To submit the question of voting a total school tax of 30 mills, as set out in the District's budget, which shall include, m addition to the initiate for the operation and maintenance of the schools and for the payment of the principal and Interest of outstanding bond issues. Including a proposed bond issue of $48.600. to be Issued to complete and improve present school buildings. Said bond issue will run for approximately 20 years and will be secured by a pledge of the surplus derived each year from a building fund tax of 12 mills voted tor the District 1 .- bond issue dated October 1, 1919. which, will be continued until the payment of the principal and interest of the proposed new bond issue. Any surplus revenue from the build- Ing fund millage, alter the payment of principal and Interest of the bonds maturing that year and providing for the next, six months' Interest on all outstanding bonds, may be used by the District for an other school purpose. The polls will open nt 8:00 o'clock A..M. and will close at 6:30 o'clock P.M. on September 26, 1930, at the following polling places in the District, to-wit: High School Gymnasium Newsome's Store GIVEN this 16 day of August 1950 John Maycs. , W. Berryman, County Shcriri 8J29-9-5-12 The nohutukawa tree, a native of New Zealand, thrives on rocky, salt-sprayed 'seashore cliffs. PAGE THE LINE IS BUSY—Think of nil the wrong numbers and busy signals wrapped up in this "mountain" of eommunicat'ions wire piled at a Signal Corps depot in South Korea. Cpl. Charles H. Faulkner of Salt Lake City, Utah, surveys the possibilities Farouk Group Moves to Spain IRUN, Spain, Sept. 12. (/rj — Egypt's King Farrmk. with t w a beautiful girls—thus far unidentified here—in the back scat, drove his own car across the international border from France into Spain yesterday. The king's car led a motorcade of 13 limousines. Traveling Incognito as "fouad the Egyptian." the king came to Spain for a visit to San Sebastian, swank seashore resort and Spain's summer capital. NOTICE OF ANNUAL SCHOOL IXECTION IN AKMOREL SCHOOL DISTRICT NO t or MISSISSIPPI COUNT*. ARKANSAS '< Notice is hereby given that th« annual school election 'In : thc above, uanwd District will be held on September 16, I95fl ; for the following purposes: The election of a member of the County Board of Education (or a term of 5 years. The election of one director lor « term of S years. To submit the question of voting a total school U* of 39 mills, as set out hi the District's budget, which shall include, in addition to the millage for the operation and maintenance of the schools. 1< mills which shall be a continuing bulldlns fund tax tor Hie purpose of paying the principal and Interest of a!) now outstanding bond .issues, including at! Issue dated June 1, 1950. Any surplus revenue from the building lund millago, after the payment of principal and Interest of the bonds maturing that year and providing for the next six months' interest, on all outstanding bonds, may be used by the District for any other school purpose. The polls will open at 8:00 o'clock A,M. and will close at 6:30 o'clock I'.M. on September 26, 1950, at the folHwhiB polling places In tlie District, tO-WitL Lee Wilson and Co. Store. GIVEN this 26 day of August, John Mayes, County Sui»rviscr William Berryman, County Sheriff Israelis Warn Planes TEL AVIV, Israel • (AP)—Isrnc'i I army authorities have issued a new | warning that any foreign civil or' military aircraft flying over Ismal outside prescribed air corridors will be Hied upon by anti-aircraft units or Israeli fighter planes. I Any flights outside the corridors lending to the Lydda and Haifa nir- I fields must be specially militarized,! the army said. Israeli authorities' lona liavc complaincct about'foreign aim-alt flyiilK over the country without pcrmlSTion and tightsi pianos have forced many of thorn to land. We have movcil our Mattress and Auiomoblle Upliolslcrj Shop from the Air Base to Squill Highway CI, across from the lilythcvillc Utilising Projicl. We are now open for business, siviiiK special attention to Iruck seals to be rebuilt and recovered. We cnvirr scats anil door panels We rebuild mattresses and make new mutlresscs. Call 481D for free estimates on all work or drive nut and see us P. 0. I50X 73-1 CALI, -181 B S. HIGHWAY 61 Samsonite's famous is a team Locks nnd fittings—sturdy. all solid brass throughout.. Linings — rich-looking — nnd ]ong-u~iM(inj,': -slyled to harmonize will] covering and binding. VffiflW» • • • S °Y S LEON H ART famous fvolbatl star Shock absorber handles...specially designed for case in carrying, no matter how much is packed. Handsome,bettcr-lhan-Iea tiler miracle covering — tough, dirt-proof. scuff- proof. Kuggcd construction—"strong enough to stand on." lxixv. low price —the all-around luggage pair illuslratcd costs only J42.50 for both pieces! Roominess—plenty of space for neat, compact packing of a complete waid- Somsonile Men's Overnight $17.50 Somsonrte Men's Two-Suiler 25.00 Somsonite Pullman 27,50 Samsonite Hand Wardrobe 35.00 (ofl pmttplu* io>] No Extra Charge for Credit Also a complete selection of Ladies' Coses from $17.50 DHEIFUS JlrrMfiis . . . Hiamnnds :IIH\\I:ST \i\i\sr. «OM* M HYTMtVHU, DYi*MUR« The equator Is not a true circle. There Is a protuberance on th« glob* in North Africa. Only state In the Union not h»r Georgia. SUt * h * h " !r pmtrol No other coffee has a flavor quite likeFolger's So different...and* v«nderM\ MOUNTAIN GROWN So Extra-Rich in Flavor You Art Urgrd to W USING VUESS than with Ifutr flovorfd bfonAv Thii I* really a farewell nof« to aft of my very good friendt and customers in and around Blytheyille, who have made my stay here so pleasant and my business so successful. In the short four year* I have lived in this wonderful community, I have grown t« love everything about this "gar- den spot" and deeply regret that business necessitates my leaving. I have earnestly tried to do more than my share of civic work, to help make our city, and thusly our nation, a better place in which to live. If I hove succeeded in helping, I am sincerely happy.' I will'continue to be active in the jewelry business in Memphis where I hope it will be my pleasure of seeing all of you, and perhaps, someday, I shall have the pleasure of returning to Blytheville to again serve you. Again, my sincere thanks to all of you for your wonderful personal friendship which 1 shall always treasure, and also my thanks for being so kind to me with your personal patronage while manager and part owner of the Dreifus •tore. I am selling my entire interests in. the Dreifus stores. You have my assurance that Dreifus' new manager, Mr. Alvey, is a Conscientious, congenial man with whom to do business.

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