The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 1, 1950 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 1, 1950
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>AGB THUCT Color TV Race Continues (ARK.) COtmiWl WBW1 Rivals of CBS Hope to Procure Order Change NEW YORK, Nov. 1. (API—The color television race U proceeding iiiH speed in laboratories despite ftovernmenl approval of the method developed by the Columbia Broadcasting System. Rival* of CBS hope, lo make a ^•showing sufficiently good to win ••lew consideration from the Fed- ^•'eral Communications Commission before the. CBS method can gain » foothold.. It Is hinted there may be some lairly startling deVelopmenls before or soon after the Nov. 20 effective dale of the FCC's authorisa- tion for color broadcasts under the CBS system. The commission. In its order authorizing the CHS system, said it would consider new color systems at any time in the future if sufficient snowing were made. Meanwhile, dealers and manufacturers rc|>qrt success In their efforts lo reassure Ihe public that color television—CBS or otherwise—will be slow in developing and will remain an optional and supplementary service for a Ion stime. Public Resumes 1'urcliases j Following a slowdown in sales during; the confusion caused by the commission's decision Oct. 11. dealers and sot makers say there has been a resumption of buying by the j public .on a substantial scale. Just, bow mufh has been in an effort to beat the 10 per cent federal excise | tsx going into effect today has not t been determined, however. The dealers, barked by assurances from manufacturers, arc tak- Int this line: I You'll be perfectly .s"(e to eo ] nhnad and set a black and write set] STATE UNIVERSITIES 1949 so 1 October Taxes Total $5,625,292 For Arkansas UTTLE ROCK, Nov. I. M>>—The Arkansas stale. Revenue Dtparl- menL last month collected $5,625,S in special l»x*.s. Revenue, commissioner Dean Morley. who reported the total, satd It was decrease of about. $500,000 from October. 194.", collections. The decrease occurred mainlv In Income tax collections. Last, year. Morley said, t number ot large companies paid in advance In* in- sUllmenLs'due in November. That wasn't true this year. Also in October, 1949. npproxfinately J200.000 was collected in back Income I axes. RUSH FOR BOOK LARNIN' SLOWS UP-The bi fi boom in postwar university attendance is over, according to Dr. Raymond Walters, president of the University o( Cincinnati. Newscharl above shows that enrollment al the ten bluest U. S. schools have either remained static or dropped, in some cases considerably. Dr. Walters attributes most, of this year's decline to the departure from the campus last June of the last big crop of war veteran students. Israel Eyes Black Market TBL AVIV f,l>t— Detained persons suspected of black market offences are no longer lo be handcuffed, a spokesman of the anti-black market campaign said here, lie blamed the over-zealousness of some policemen. Police .charged with the dclcclion of hidden goods are entitled lo enter premises without search warrants signed by a magistrate. According lo government SOUIYP.S a lisl of cases pnndlng to be published shortly will also contain l!ie ! names of several communal srlllr- ; incuts charged with irregular practices. I-os.s from death or injury of iveslock in transit comes to nearly a yrar In the U.S. WEDNESDAY, (WYEMTiER 1, 1950 r'E WENT TH ATA WAY—An F-80 jet fighter swishes by at 450 miles an hour in a ghostly pass al a conventional T-6 trainer over Williams Air Force Base, Chandler, Ariz. The trainer was moving al 150 miles an hour, but the jet's speed made it appear to stand still as (lie photographer snapped the pair. (Department ot Defense photo (rom NEA-Acmc.) Push Iraq Drivt BAGHDAD fAP) — Communist Uviiioi In Iraq are no* centered In Hit; northern Kurdish provinces, reliable Informants .say. Communist organizer* — after meetinr strong government. onrxMiUon in Bnphdnd and other .cities — havt shifter! I he weight of their xctirl- ties into the rugged northern areat, It's easier for them to f-o in(/> hid- in? when the heat a on, One prominent KurdlAh leadw told a correspondent "CommunUt propaganda, hoUlins oul lurw of better living conditions and »«|f eovmunejil, I* not "only stronger than ever brfore in the northern Kurdish province*, but j« developing into a center for all CommunM activities 1» Iraq. He dosmbcrt political and «eo- nmnlc conditions in the Kurdish province* as 'appalling." Glass, Razor Blade Eater Turns Up as ment for your set. Opposition Still Sli'onj: [ A majority of manufacturer. 1 * still | . express opposition to the CBS sys- j trm and forecast that regardless of' t'-r outcome of legal attacks on Ihe • FCC decision. the CBS method will ; have a hard time gaining public '• acceptance. >" CBS, on Ihr other hand, .sfys !t Is t confident iU system will go over bi? ••••'rmcR colorcasts get under way and ; eouipinent becomes available. But by way of stimulalin°: inter' fst, CBS tentatively, plans to start i colorcasts on a non-commercial ?,b3$Es by mid-month, and to place £cHor receivers in places where they fc?'i be viewed fby the public. First c-iorcasts will be in New Yorlc, with ethers following in Washing ton. ,-iChicAeo, Philadelphia and other key *v The, list, of manufacturers an• ncmnclng plans to make equipment, j /.for CBS color continues lo grow j but still !s limited mostly Eo .small manufacturers, including Tele-tone,' They cat Clifford G. Snr-1 •scju'js cooking, in truth ?,nri Jus,- j tics to Sgt. Sargent it must be .said that he hasn't lost a .soldier yet,. But none of the sergeant's culinary clientele has been served his favorite diet—electric light globes and razor blades, Thai's what Sgl. Sargent used to eat when he was a "human cstrich" with "a carnival show. He says he started out on the Tanbnrk Trial in CEovLs. N.M.. 13 years ago, and that he got, into condition for his digestive, feats by working as. a wild man. a fire eater, and by sleeping under a 250-pound weight on a bed of nails. "Shucks, 'twnrn't nuthin' any red- The sarge s?ys X-rny and fluoroscopic Lest* at , Hollandia, New Guinea, .showed razor blades still in his stomach afier he had eaten them ho LI is previously. "My digestion's as good as ever." he says. Van Euren Suspect Oiiestioned Concerning Decfh o, /v'temphian VAN BURKN. Ark.. NOV. 1. 1,1*1—A snlo.srnnn. man is being (jiicstimipri hrrn in rntinpctioii with HIP fivi*-mouii)-old slayin« of llr-'s bonkcn as rliilTy Alvin Chan- of Orecmip. Ky.. wlio was arrested with Chancellor at a bus station here. Police Chief voll Russell said Chancellor was bring Invcsticaled In (he klllliiK ot Ray S. Roberts, who wns found shot (o death on I IIP rlvp-moiuh-old ( , rfto) . 3 fi n V K J p. V I who ;s ' ns f() » ll » shot lo death on Mrmph-s clo1hiiii!; llp , d i/NVIlin Grnrn' Mrnrtows. 32! I " Ioril>l> ' r ° n<l IKnr WMt Mrm l l]li -' t - Ark., last June .1, Rn.well said Chancellor rf«il«j any knowledge of the killing of In-vintt been In Memphis but »dd- ed that a S-150 postal savings bond and a social security card, ldenllfl«4 as having been stolen rrom • Mem- pins hotel last .June 27. were found in hi.s possession. Ballistics tests are being mad« «rf a pistol Chancellor had sold »t Texaikana before being arrested, Russell said, . 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