The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 18, 1952 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

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TOBSDAY, ^JOV. 18,1951 582,090,000 Available For Welfare Services Legislative Group Told LITTLE ROCK Wl - The Arkan MI Lettjlative Council «as told >es- terday that an estimated 182090000 will be available tor support of public welfare and health services and public Institutions In this slate . to Abolish Confederate Home Planned LITTJE ROCK (*>)-» bill 10 abolish the Con'ed-rn'e Hi""- >t Sueet Home nil) be Introdced In the 1953 Legislature Rep L, H Autry, chairman of the Arkan&aa Legislative Council said jesterday Some 43 residents at the home would be' affected if the bill pa.»se.< A"try said they would be roused In R proposed new »300,000 building nfc the State- Hospital ground i The bill also would- abolish the home's board and traiisfer Its pow- ep to the state Hospital Board. The new building also would house female senile patients from the State Hospital. Autr\ M\J it »ill be neceuary lo abandon the home bv March I. because .of the. progress- In bauxite mining In the area The state granted » contract several months a«o to the Dulln Ba\ixlte Co., to mine ore on the home's grounds Money received from the sale of b~>Mte ore and from razing the rr -ent home wo"*d b*> tred for the purposes of the bill, the representatives' said. . S. Missionary Purged by Reds, En route to States HONO KONG OR— Francis Olin Gtocknell, an Ameilcan Methodist niissionifv In Cliina for 23 ^ears reached here today after expul' sion from R^ China He said he h«d spent 23 months In Jill, 14 of them in solitary con fmement, »nd »as released after nine months of "brain washing " Stock* ell, who was pastor of ifethodlst churchea In Lament «niJ Dewey Okla . before going to China, laid he was never manhandled. He said he would fly to TJ. S.' in n few days to rejoin his wife In Chicago. Safety to Be Discussed LITTLE ROCK W) _ Enforcement of motor carrier regulations and highway safety plans will be discuised at the Arkarisa* Bus and Truck Association convention open- fmg here Thursday About 400 members «re expected for the 3- day meeting. Things Aren't Safe Anywhere These Day* LrTTLS ROCK (#5—Thlnt* aren't Mfe anywhere theM daj» North LlMte Rock police ye»tenUy •aid that Mrs Pearce Ray reported to them that $20 had been stolen from her purse She aaid it happened while aha was attending church «rvires during the 1H3-M blenriium: ' The estimate » as given by Julian Hogan of the State Comptroller's staff, who has been assigned to the office of Gov elect Francis Cherry. Hogin told the Council, which loda> resumed ifs study of buge- eaiy requests, that the figure he submitted resulted from a survey lie made at Cherry's request but d'd not represent recommendation of the governor-elect. The 82 million dollar figure Is approximately 12 million dollars less . than the affected departments and institutions have requested for operations In Ihe two years inv olved Hogan told Ihe Council his calculations ."are suggested for the purpose of establishing maximum flgurea beyond which it would not be safe to jo-under our present revenue laus " Flfllrei Broken' Dew. Hogan set Ihe maximum available for the Public Welfare Department at «66280000, compared to »74 775,600 mked for the approaching bfenniuni, Hogan said that.even under the maximum he SRV. available the department *ould be able to spend more than 33 million dollars an miallv. the largest In the history of the welfare program in Arkan sas. A maximum of $U 180,000 was placed on revenue for public in stitutlons, compared to »t«,170,«M In budget request? Public Institutions Include the Slate Hospital, the Tuberculosis Santorimm, boys and girls training schools, the penitentiary and similar-Institutions. Hogan placed the maximum for the Slate Hospital at an even eight million dollars, comp'ared to (B 874 800 In requests The State Hospital makei up the Iirpest Hem In the Institutions classification Hogan said that amounts for (he Individual could be revised "but the overall total should not be, Increased unless there is some prospect of additional revenue for this fund." Judsonio Gets Newspaper Honor \ WILLIAMSPORT, *m {^J-A tlortal weekly newspaper has selected Judsonia, Ark as the most •community-conscious" small toK-n In the United States. The Grit Publishing Companj a»arded a cash prize of *1500 to ihe ' B 22l t<! Col ">ty town "became the 1J3» personi who lire there, largely through their own efforte haie \lrtually rebuilt the commun- Itj In the eight months since it was. devastate* by a tornado March Jl 1952" The Grit snid'thst although Jud- sonU's rcconstniction Is not yrl completed 90 per cent of the private homes have been repaired or rebuilt and churches, schools bu»- IneM etUbllchmenii and industries have been largely rebuilt. Mra A E Brook of Judmdt wrote a letter deWiblrur the rebirth of the town, which led editors and managers of the newspaper* to choose it for the Grit award Mri Brock received a ilrrt prt» O f 1100 for hervlf why settle for less... when you can blinds made with spring-tempered alumiaun »IaU, —'p T\\m. ptMlk IMS sl«ls won't nut, wo*'l crick, «*>'! •r p«l . . . rt^,, keep t neatiiM pi«ic M.. »«•, fc^ .^ fr«T, woo t Anitk, WM'I «r*ub ... ' ^ , . Thit's wk; FlCT.Ium H™* «««*„ M^ LtJOIifn) . . . ind mike life e*n«r for Don I KllV TOT Itss! Custom-made , . . »r vMt •> ttt tim SHERWIN WILLIAMS Co. 411 W.M«in Fhone 6767 VLrrRVVILLt (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACK SEYKM f^^i*P p ^ a, Here., Ohio, are «^»^:^ ••';«« u f^ i'Atr, ^v^ ' ' H^U J " ^ '>'*' - ?? -' T m •hV >».-^niw ff. /^^VtfJ^ <! ! ' • i , J/t T?7, • i> -A s-M< ' :^:f^^r/-^|'A f / -; /••'^K^-wv-i . '•'\ r *!»Af--&w/M/J-/' ^fr-r w r • i -f.'-Hfr*->-H-f-, iUiitfT^W'jfe£>& f : ir/.^M jvif l *- u -* '-' • :.: . {.:*;£>% 1 H-.'. -t 1 ; i s 'tii y\ Beer, Liquor Costs are High ILITTLE ROCK in — According lo a report of Die Aikansas Baptist Convention's Socl.l Services Committee, Arkansas jpenl more than 759 million dollars on beer and liquor from 19« to 1351. The committee will present 1U report to the Mlh anou»l B apt lit convention here tomorrow. Th« report says also thatlAr- k.nsans drank »1J worth of liquor In/order for the state to get (1 In liquor taxes. Theie were 1,301 tiafllc accidents In 39 dry counties during 1941, the report continues, while in the 3« wet counties there were 3,712 accidents. Bead Cour'ler^ News classified. Ad* Godwin WASHINGTON W- OU* I. win of Llltle Rock will b* __ at St. Louis today at • Artuu*' civil service director of Internal revenue under the burwu'i reorganization plan: Godwin,. wt» hM served as acting collector <rf Mcr- nal revenue at Little Mock, wu named to tht post by Secretary <* ihe Treasury Snyder S«turd*y. a treat worth priced lo Mke friwdi. . UMInc fri««<UI ' ( natural flavorl natui-albouquctr naturally good! be opened «o alto, esc.pe o< the And we're ready lo back up that headline with appetizing facia and generous figures. For example, "(lie car of the year" is more than a glib phrase, il's a title thai Mercury has earned by </om£-l>) making news. Mercury is liie one car in its class lliat came up with something really new for 1952-stjling so new H left other cars far behind .. . lines so sieek and fresh thai they eliminate ihe Morrj.aboul !>uy- ing a nc« car lhal inn) soon look out of 4.n e And, if that weren't .enough, Mercury (with optional overdrive) again proved that pound for pound it could heat all comers for economy In ihe nat!on»llf famous Mobilgas Fcononly Kim. Dul, »<• know, you're equally interested in "how much" for your present car. \Ve can give you som» idea if >on just jnck up Ihe phone mij col) us. But • Vve can do c\cn belter if you give us a'chance to appraise it firsthand — so we can allow for the extras and the rare yoiAe given il. So drop around You couldn't pick a hotter lime to buy a net, car than right now, or a heller car to buy Ihan Mercury. Our cleats are now the best of the jear. lliat mean* tops in t U, Statk>n WMCT. AMD TRV TME VCARS-AHEAD ECOMOMV CAP. fllERCURY STILL & YOUNG MOTOR CO. 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