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February 8, 1945

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, February 8, 1945
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Legion Contest Plans Revealed High School Orators Throughout Arkansas To Compete In March The sixth annual high Sc ji 0 ol oratorical contest, sponsored bv "10 Arkansas Department of the Ames lean Legion, will be conducted during the liuter half of March ' « hns been announced by Department Commander Dwlght II. Crnw- foni of Arkadclpliln. Eel C. Appier of Hot Sprlnss acnarlmcnt Americanism chairman' wl'o will supervise the contests' Mid Hie event will be open to all ooys and girls enrolled in standard four-year high schools Winner of the state contest which will be held at the North LKtle Hock High School Marcil 30 following n series of district and ?"?. """"""ion contest, earlier ihni'° !'1° '• wi " rccclvc a «<X> scholarship in any Arkansas College or University. The .state wln- ««• win compete in regional and .sectional contests for ij, c naliona lime, a $4,000 scholarship. Additional prizes O f 525 $15 «rt,i MO will be awarded in the date finals and ( i is i, jct wi s <;« compete in area conies!;; will re ceive an oratorical medal I Hides governing the contest and suggested objects can be obtain" from local school officials, or "he "" r of " lc local ' Feeds Tofcyo Raiders BLYTIIEYILLE COURIER NEWS T ' , , (ATSC photo from NBA) In early war days, when American long-range bomber niehls were new and rare chow call aloft meant breaking o and e ,1 L The cod sandwiches which air crewmen had stuffed In their flv e hot food al the bomber base kitchen, "just beforc°thc Hkpolr^i'lln ^•^^sawrstsswSSa JSA fta «, -I Sr? SKSffesaas*""~ - I™..?". 1 ?;* "* fc >' *'« be held' thc 1C Legion districts. I -,. District winners wiir compete in an area contest. fa ch ' area to be composed of four Le- gioii districts. The area contests will be held March 23 at Ciarks- ville, Arkartclphia, Walnut Rid"e and Pine Blufr high schools The four area champions will compete in the slate finals at North Litllc nock. March 30 The schedule of district 'contests and the district American- 'XSr^-^ <&, cTiheT rsc^ns ss» ^.^^rsK f & &£ SK^s^s^^ t .ssr - ^w^s: "picnic hampers." • PSON IM WASHINGTON Modernization Is Not Easy vt-. .If 1 ,™™ 15 EDSON . more cumbersome than a lot of llt- WASHmOTON" n^T^i, ," C °" CS ' A " d if "» the «°' k ''''' l WASHINGTON. D. C.— Tlie 122 be done anyhow, in the end there StandniK anI Special Committees may be 122 or cVen more li on - VivoiiVvin" T'I'"I" ~~ ""' '-"'"'el, ° r Mle u - S.. Senate and House of mittccs cnrryiitir 01 ' [S r >l eh ; Scllno1 -' G M - ^"-esciitatlvcs pose one of the under a pi e v ,,a ton ?rV FiwKeviHe; 2nd - Harfi - tOUgh(?st Problems which must -be lion, ' * ' ri Lr,,$', ' Sidney u - Walter, considered In studying the modern- SENIORITV ftUI.F CAIiri) Clinton; I3tli,- p olt Smith ir lg i, Ization or Congress. t "VICIOU=" OAI.I.LD ^°° 1 -, Bc ' 1 M"-J'o. Fort Smlll;; . l " "27 the number of Conges-1 Par more vicious linn the ,m,, a id 15th Russellville High School f°™' committees was reduced mittee system IS perltais 1st o Finnk McAnear. Dnnvlile from 55 to 42 principally by mcr»- unwritten ^nforii, .1 'i-, Southwest area-mh District, «»« into two committL \h" Tl a me be- m^Md?^/^ pimderi High School, Geome Lent- lv!llch , »'«" Previously considered mittee may s ay "vt h tint con.n, " ley, Magnoia; 12th, Hope High «penditures for the executive de- lee during 5 his caree^ advanc"" in bchool, Cecil Weaver. Hopi"' l4Ut l mi ' lment s. Since tho ooriv ton-, ,.o,,i, .., ?........,..• nav "" cl »g m Hot Springs High School W 7f' Coi 't»O". Wntsan, Glenwoort; 15th' North CCJinlnltt< Little Etock High School, E Wnin- ri°ht Martin. Conway • Northeast area — 3rd District cls ' u H I ]ecial C 1 Batesville High School, J. A . Old- 'S^'-.f st "! idi ''g nnd 12 Special custom' to permit the pfeclion'of,: 4th, Walnut Ridge Sn ' rommltleV, .a^"^', f°" r ^ mm is °PP«a>. «'owevc" on - . - . - - Jomt_ Committees, 18 Commissions the E roun d that it would encour- Delay In Trial Of Dr. Meadows Hearing Will Resume In Embezzlement Case involving $18,636 GREENVIIJ,K. N. a , Fob. 8 (UP) —Hearing .|n (ho trial of Dr. Leon t. Meadows was halted temporarily yesterday when the defense counsel objected lo having stale auditor M. L. Wldenho\isc nmwcr " Question. Meadows is charged with embezzlement of more than 518,000 of college and student,, [tmds. ihe objection enine ynilcrdny I when WidiMthou-'c -was asked to lestlfy as (o what credits arc duo Mcndows in the student and special funds he had handled, and what shortage would be shown, Judge Cluwson L. Wllllnms ordered (lie Jury from the room, while lie and the attorneys for bolh sides (llsciisspd the proper procedure. widt-iilioiisc had testified (hat Meadnws had received $21,228 of .' iident and special funds which allegedly had been handled through his personal bank account. Tito witness said tluu Meadows had fnll- C;I to satisfactorily account. foj-JlS,- G3G of these funds. And the. slate's case h based on the crnnd jm-y indictments ton- cernliii! the alleged mishandling of Hits sum. Widcnhousc had testified earlier nbout alleged alterations and luldl- tlons made In Meadows' two memorandum books »r receipt's and disbursements, t!, c alterations supposedly were made while the nudlt was in progress, and since the waits were returned to Mcndows about n year ago. Judge William-! announced that he will rule on th! 5 point of procedure today. And Judge Albion Dunn, chief counsel for Meadows, suld the defense will call about GO witnesses. ndge,. Salem; , »e High School, J. A. Eubanks Mar- ma.duke; 5th, .Blytheville ' . Hi.-h Scl.icol, Fi«l Rhodes, Earlc- 6tl) ' Searc . — — to --' J uni^v., mivimuing 111 -- •• —— rnn k In his committee as he Is rc- the number of elected term after term until he- Ton i i~ t\"~\ ° ravm like lwi " ! " B tlle oKesl in point of sen-ice s ^iif r«fr^^ •X^ 8 ^ lo of 11 h e £TbH 1 fe. cta1 ^ eight Special Conunlltees in the Modification of Congressional and Boards. Each., , Searcy High . School, L. Newport. Mann- Southeast area — 7Ht Distrj-t Helena High School, Ned Malirov Forrest' City; 8th, Brinkley High' School, Harry Torry, Clarendon; Oth. Pine Bluff High School, Ken- icth Parsons, ncdfield; loth War•en High School, Rev. John L Tucker, Hamburg. Deaf and Blind. Under One Head LITTLE ROCK, Feb. 8 (U.P t— Tlie Board of Trustees of !lie Ark- nnsas i-chools for the deaf and Hind Jiavc recommended that the wo schools be placed under one administrative head. But asked hat each school retain its own iiperintendent. Trustees of Ihe two institutions ilso recommended .legislation to obtain funds to eliminate fire haz- ids nl the school for the deaf Tins legislation would include au- hority for the schools lo qualify or federal vocational aid. G. C. Johnston of Dermotl was Iccted chiiirman of the board and E. A. Stanley was- chosen vice >rcsidcnt. T. A. Prcwilt of Tillar n7" ih n= -i. !lgc lo E-raUtng'and deals among iii7f~" ; '; c committees is a . Congressmen for vote? on coveted "v fl ,n ™/v1lf " se "' wit " ^^chairmanships; 'one comp'-oS to Icjsssr »^; p sff^s -sss.^ssro, %£•&»• mei^ou^ctJd" d!T£M :^ simu '" iBht hl • *- hSs - IjOiitirnl Ho^^ iirv^i^^ ..., vill serve as board spcreti-v w °. . dCf ° at "^'^ A — ,.._ ± ""•'"' secrclaiy. , f cw big committees might be much political dead bodies. BUT THE REFORSIATION MUST COME Yet reform of thc committee sys- tCJJJ JtlUSt COfnp if f~*f\ncrr ( ( i "!adc into a more efficient organization. So much of the work of Congress has to be done in Committees, yet the:;epiigressmen simp- '¥;.Jiaycii't; Oie, tlmp: to/attend.val lhe: 1 ;meetings.4,bf-- : ail^ the': cojitmit- tces of which they are members No Senator serves on less than five committees, the House average is «-p, membership on big committees being exclusive. , _H has been estimated that of'the 122 Committees in Congress only •n arc really important — 16 In thc House and 11 in the Senate. Many of the committees duplicate each other. • . ... Creation of mor e Joint commit, tecs has been proposed as'a remedj for this. And Instead of having one committee in Congress .to match every department or activity in the executive departments, it has been suggested that there be created only nine or ten policy committees, each to deal with one broad field of public affairs. -All such over - simplification might in the end defeat itself. A • -Whatever reform of thc Congressional committee system may he decided upon and recommended to Congress, there is still further reform suggested by Roland Young, former chief clerk of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, to create a "Legislative Cabinet" In cacli House, made up of thc chairmen of the major committees. The function of this Legislative Cabinet would be to work more closely with the President, create a coordinated legislative program '" each session of " NOW LOCATED 107 West Main (Next Dnnr To City Super Market) Foster's Liquor Store WHISKIES-WINKS-LIQUERS Phone 2127 If* P C K"^0"- Improves igniiion.GivIsTwrt .by eliminating fnclion m uppcrcylindcr walls am "UP '° 2S P"ccnt Extra Miles in Every 0 GAS F. B. JOYNER Corner Second & Ash Sis. SERVICE STATION Phone Z6U Full Stocks of DODGE & PLYMOUTH AUTO PARTS and DODGE TRUCK PARTS- We have n complelcly cnuijipcd service department Sc! mcdianics. We serv " . We service any make car or LYTHEVILLE MOTOR co. no w. Ash Earl Slonc, Service Mjr. Phone Mississippi Youths Accused Of Hold-Up At Walfhall Hotel JACKSON. Miis.. Feb. 8 (UP) — Jackson police arc holding four yowiig men from MtiUlcsburg ' for alleged participation in the hold- 0 W ' lltlm " Uole! Earl y lll 's ^ are Carl Taylor Williams, Jr Cjlynn U Bannister, II, Don 'Within 30 minutes alter the loici-up which occurred at 2:<10 this morning, two of thc quartet hud been identified and arrested. They jiri) said lo have"confesr6<l to their pait in the hold-up n nd tt) i, avo identified the, other two. All four wore in cuslndy of thc Detective ircau in JacKson by 7 o'clock this According to the night auditor of the hotel two of the active holdup men used a revolver nnd a rifle to threaten bel! liojw and members of he hotel staff. The sum stolen and recovered has not been •: announced, except that the hotel says "• »'"•'' a "considerable amount." then work for the passage of thnt program. Such a Legislative Cabi- BUYING LOGS Oak — Pecan — Cypress — Cottonwood — Tupelo 8ARKSDALE MFG. CO f,,*l,, :u_ i < ^^ Blylheville, Ark If It's We Have It or Can Get It If It's At All Obtainablel HUBBARD HARDWARE CO. "25 Years' Continuous Service" RECAPPING and 1* A£?$? lnsnSi ™ t]y G «»rantccd. Quick service. ° Ur ALL SIZES of RECAPPED PASSENGER CAR TIRES FOR SALE- RATION FREE! LARKIN SERVICE STATION 12 \wirs Al Main & J, a kc Street Coll 965 For Pickup & Delivery Service o Action On School Supervisors I'll' 1 House Rlucnllou "II" Coin- It oo ngfont Monday to return "i "?!'.' 'winim-iulullon nit nnicnrt: , "' lo I'lcwnsc tltu counllof ? s:ll " rles ° r colll >ly scJiool visors nml tlti'lr cloi-|cii| lidp. Scliool supervisors now tuny i\<' n mnxliinini of $1,200 front 1>U|S bill would •jjm-en.'ic lop 'lH',' l ' n Y vl » cl1 AQl'ijlW could pay lo $1.500 i,, M.^.-depoMding !„/. "suix-i visors^ collofic work, Tito ™' «'» s . lllll 'nfl«tl to substitute ' C1 ' 1 , f ° Vc! " : |10111 - S Im « dogrcc. . ° f IU ° b111 *'>(<! "•' • ! 10 ""'''n.- Valise II lemvn * "•V-flxli. B lo Iho county cducit- ' ,, ny lllcnsM| . 0 ,, YII f? 6nllil ' lL 's of supervisors un- ll slHirntji of tciidiei-s' snlii- iiiiulo. Musical Popularity Choices Announced PAGE .-- -, . - |rv . , t .. ppn^nik.^ m ivtLIUlt us ImvlitB the best so-culled "sweet music bund." A monk 1 Spike Jones, hands down. And for Iho test male (iliifer, "Movlolnml" sitys- the people's choice was none other than Frftnkie Slnatrii-lhc "Voice." \ * t - ' > ^ .v> i,, j ( For lliu bcU girl ,voc9li(,l ballot- eis gave a big majority to Dinah Shoic. . Here Are A Few MORE l-TO-GET ITEMS This Merchandise Will Be On Sale Saturday Screen Wire Limited Slork Glos-o-nef .... ?''.• Tnmsiim-enl Glass Stilislilule Hand Drills Sturdily IHiill Kl. Yd, 60c 1.50 Disston ' HAND SA\VS 2.25 and 3,50. , ' , ' OWS lllln ' 3 ' Jillllcs as bit oar"" * |J "" <1 fnvorlu ' Ojjicr winners o! the « M ovlc- l«i"l poll nro ns follows: voters selected . Major Glenn FOOD COSTS Pt. Jars SAUERKRAUT -L 230 BEANS G. Northern 3 /6s. 23? Miracle Whip Pint BEANS Pinto, Hew Crop Pound Tall Cans (all you want) MILK Can SYRUP Delta Tahlc Gal. There's no need to forego the choicest food in these trying times. You need the best and ^e present tt to you at new low prices in keeping wrth our policy. Join the throngs that do their shopping here and get quality food at nominal prices. Tomato Soup Campbell's 3 Cans TOILET TISSUES, 5 IWEAL .tl^i ^29^ COFFEE ita,™1!i, 31! L WHEAT 11 MACKEREL TUNA SORGHUM SALT ft'rulc'ti Si/c 1/j s' 'J'Cllll. Gal. Three Gc Boxes GRAPEFRUIT CARROTS SWEET POTATOES " CELERY fe LETTUCE RADISHES CABBAGE ONIONS . E ach Bunch . Hall Ib. Frcsft Red . Firm Head .. Bunch 12* 5? 41* Yellow Globe • Ib. fli . Ib. ieef Roast Fresh Daily GROUND BEEF BEEF LIVER WEINERS f TEW MEAT EGGS S!DE MEAI OLEO SALT MEAT s°«om n9 ^ Fresh Country Swift's All Sweet. CITY SUPER MARKET i / i Plenty of Parking Space in Rear of Store

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