The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 2, 1950 · Page 2
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PAGX TWO BLYTHEVILLB (ARX.y COURIER NEW8 THURSDAY, PEBRTJART 2, 1950 74 Per Cent of January Is Wet; Unlucky Result: 13-Inek Rainfall It you're superstitious about wea-« ther, count the number 13 an unlucky one for Blytheville dur- . Siur the recently-departed month of January. For during thai moist month, an even 13 Inches or rain fell in Blytheville and its soggy vicinity. .•It rained 23 days out of January'* 31 and sleet a!so pelted the city on one of them. Arithmetically speaking, a shade more than 14 per cent of January's days were wet. ThLs 13 inches is. 7.57 inches more than the normal mean rainfall for Blj'thevlU* in January. In fact, it is more than 28 per.cent of the normal mean rain Tall for the entire year—which is « inches. Mercury Also Erratic And the temperatures last month occasionally were as extreme as the rainfall. On Jan. 24, the warmest day of the month, the mercury jumped to & summery high of 79 degrees. Other highs of 10, 71, 73 and 15 degrees were recorded during January. : It U generally a warmer January than the one in 1919. Lowest temperature of the month was 22 degrees, recorded on the mornings of Jan. 5 and 6. The January, 1349. 'monthly low was a chill 10 degrees. •i The highest low last month was 6« degrees, on the, 25th, the lowest high was 31 degrees, on the 5th. '• January's mean temperature— Vhich is computed as midway between the average maximum and the average minimum—was 47.15 'degrees, or 7.85 degrees above the normal mean for this month. The mean also was ah even five degrees higher than the one lor January a year ago. W«* February Possible The average maxi.num last month ; was 51.2 degrees and the average minimum was 38.3 degrees. And if there's anything to the rule-ot-thumb used by .the, garden variety of weather prophets, February" got off to a wretched start yesterday. This axiom declares that If it rains on the first of the month, It will rain on 15 days (ta- Inu that month. January met Us quota and then some. Unfortunately, there seems to be no way to obtain assurance it will , rain only 15 days this month. Many Witnesses Wbit to testify In Picket Case *ORT SMITH, ArV,:Feb. 2. «VA long line of witnesses waited to testify today in the second session of a hearing for 25 men charged with disregarding a court order preventing picketing at a Johnson County co»! mine. Defense attorneys put 2fi wltntss- M oh the siand as the hearing began yesterday and said they planned to call at least 46 more. Eleven prosecution witnesses testified yesterday/ '. •' ' :.' : , Chancellor C. M.Wofford, who issued' an injunction against picket- Ing', a-coal mine operated by the T7tah Construction Company Dec. 31 • nd Inter cited the defendants for contempt of court'by. Ignoring it, 1» presiding at the hearing. A tJUh employe, William Almond told the court yesterday that one of the defendants, Woodrow Thompson, had threatened him after the ln)unction was Issued. He said few nights after he was tnreatenct two, explosions rocked his homo* Pina did not become cheap unll an American named Might invented a machine to manufacture them in 182*. JIAV RKl't.ACE THOMAS—Harry Harper (above), former big league pitcher, is favored to win the Republican nomination for the House of Representatives scat from New Jersey fcrmerly held by J. Parnell Thomas. CAP Wirephoto) commVUeemcn and commHteewo- :nen, state chairmen and vice chairmen and vice chairmen lor ine Feb. 16 conference. Addition of a percentage of copper to part Roltl gives it a reddish color, silver gives it a greenist tint. NOTICE The City of Blytheville, Arkansas will receive scaled bids for the construction of an administratioi building at the Blytheville Munici- pal Airport, formerly the Blytheville Army Airfield. These scaled bids will be received at the ollice of the City Clerk at the City Hall at Blytheville, Arkansas until 10:00 o'clock A.M., C.S.T., Monday, February 30, 1950, and immediately thereafter all bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in the Municipal Court In said City Hall. Separate bids will be received for plumbing, heating, electric wiring, and illuminating fixtures In accordance with Act 159, Acts o! Arkansas for 1943. The successful bidder will be required to furnish satisfactory performance and payment bond executed by a bonding company licensed to operate in Ihc Stale of Arkansas, conditioned to pay for all labor and materials used by said Contractor, or any immediate remote subcontractor under him in said contract, and to well and truly perform all undertakings and obligations contained In said contract, In lawful money of the United States. Attention Is called to the fact that not le« than the minimum wage rales established, by the Department of Labor as set forth In the specification must be paid on this project. Proposed forms of contract documents, Including drawings and specification. 1 ;, are on file at the office of the architect, A. F. HelnlcXc, Ingram Building, Blytheville, Arkansas. Copies ol documents may be obtained by depositing $2500 by the contractors with A. F. Helnlcke for each set of general contract documents. Amount of deposit will be refunded to each contractor who returns said contract documents, Including drawings, in good condi- tion within 10 days after opening of bids. All contractors submitting bids must be licensed under the terms of Act 124 of the Acts of 1W8 and Act 211 of 1945 .Arkansas General Assembly which regulates Ihe practice of contracting in Arkansas, and the contractor's license number must appear on the face of the envelopes containing his bid. The City of Blytheville, Arkansas, reserves the right to reject any and all bids and to waive any informalities in bidding. * Certified cnecit or bank draft payable to the City of Blythevilie, Arkansas, U. S. Government Bonds, or a satisfactory bid bond executed by the bidder and surety company licensed In the State of Arkansas In an amount equal to 2% of the bid shall be submitted with each bid. i No bid shall be withdrawn for a period of Btxty <«0) days subsequent to the opening o! the bids without the consent of the City of Blythe- vllle, Arkansas. W. I. Malin, City Clerk. l-2«;2-J Mother* know, too, that when given directed It relieve* ordinary constipation. It la wade of pure Imported herbs. Adtilu take Black-Draught la powder or granulated form. NeiL time, us* this popular ItxatU'C. At all dcajeri. SYRUP OF BLACK-DRAUGHT IT PAYS YOU To Keep Voer Shoes In GOOD REPAIR I H-flLTCRS iQUflUTY SHOC SHO' I 121 W. M « I M ST. Party Heads to Discuss '50 Campaign Strategy WASHINGTON. 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