The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 9, 1949 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 9, 1949
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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 1949 rohibition Ends Kansas Today •Governor Signs Bill I For 'Package' Sale lAfttr 69 'Dry' Yearj I'OPEKA, Has., March 9. W>)_ §» could lake a drink of hard •'or—legally—in Kansas today. »"e Sunflower State topped o(f •years of prohibition by putting "Ugh » state liquor control law. _ governor signed the measure • terday. •"hat leaves only two dry states •'he nation—Oklahoma and Mls- ffppf. ossesslon and transportation of Joxicating beverages In limited Jmtltle-s /or personal use only ame legal a l 12:01 a.m. today. •>fftclal sources estimated Kans had been consuming $60.000,worth oJ liquor annually under ihibition. The state lias a popu- lon of approximately 1,800.000. the drinkers were forced to pay •'remtum usually In buying liquor •gaily. A fifth of bonded whiskey, I instance, cost as much as $2 |»10 more than you would have |p»y In * «et state. »tost of the Illegal Intoxicants Ire trucked In from neighboring • tes. A Kansan who wanted to If illegal liquor could get it in Iny places. Raiding officers found in night clubs, hotels, restaurants, •ties and beer taverns. he sale of 3.2 beer has been rmitted In the state. ie new statute leagallzes the of package liquor only. I* pro- saloons. Drinking in public also is outlawed. Liquor will be sold through pri- •*ly-owned, state-licensed stores, •luor stores, however, cannot open •til after Gov. Frank Carlson 1s- s a proclamation on taxing and mslng provisions. The proclama- •n must be Issued before July 1. I* new law actually doesn't be•me effective in Kansas until •blicaUon in the official state pa- I r. The liquor measure 'was to be •Wished In today's Topeka state Jmal. tzte legal advisors pointed out •it no matter what time the law published today it's effective time for the entire day, beginning ] 12:01 a.m. Model Looks Like the Real Thing BIAT1IEV1LLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS It looks like a real B-17, zooming over the tree tops. Actually, it is a midget model of the real thing. At the Wright-Patlerson Air l?^J C i rr •?', ayton ' O., the Air Materiel Command's Dynamic Model unit is using near-perfect models to oblain pre-flight duta on various types of planes. Guided by wires attached to their wings, they dy up to 200 mph. This baby B-17 is powered by four three-horse power engines. Priesthood Ceremonies Planned For Deacons in Episcopal Church lite/ium Is Elected Ir. Cement Block of |9 by Fellow Inmates ' ANEGELES. March 9. I/P)— |bert Mitchum says he has been |ct«d Mr. Cement Block ot 1949 • fellow prisoners at a Los An- •es county prison honor farm •f Is serving a 60-day term there <r conspiring to possess marijuana. JThe hulking, broa'd-shouldered boy sox idol appeared here ycs- |da y as » prospective witness in *-, trial of dancer vicki Evans, who a arrested with Mitchum and ther * ° n mar 'J uana Barges •rhe $3250-a-week actor, who still •s better than three weeks of f sentence to go, was asked how •ings are going w ith him at the • ison farm, he replied: "I'm mak- K bricks. March around. It's all jht." •Asked how he liked this occupa- >n, he remarked without enthus- m, "makini! bricks is nuking • icks." tie said he was getting Bong so well with the other pri- •ners that they voted him Mr fcment Block for 1949. •Asked if he had my comment to •alee about the prison farm brought Irth tliis reply: l"Yeah. It's an experience every txpayer should go through." The Rev. William J. Fllzhugh, deacon or St. Stephens Episcopal Church in Blythevllle and Calvary Episcopal Church in Osceola. 1 5 onset the three deacons who will be ordained into priesthood at special services at Trinity Cathedral in Little Rook, Friday at 10 a.m. The Rev. Mr. pitzhugh who has been vicor here since July 1, was ordained to the diaconatc June 18, Just four days after he graduated from the School of Theology at the University of the South in Sewance. Tenn. The Rt. Rev. R. Bland Mitchell, bishop of the Arkansas Episcopal diwesc will ordain (Jie three deacons to priesthood, and among to assist in the ceremented will be the Very Rev. Cotesworlh P Lewis, dean of the cathedral, and the Rev. Paul Tong, a missionary to China. The Rev. Mr. Pitzhugti will be presented for ordination by the Rev. Shelooti Davis, priest from Forrest City, under whom he has been since his ordination into the diacoimle. The other deacons to be ordaiii- ed priests Friday nre; the Hcv. Du- vld Collins of Hot Springs, minister now at SL Andrew's Church at M;i- rlauna, and the Key. William Jolni- .soii. native of McGclice. minister al Stuttgart and Tollvlllc, both ot whom graduated with the liov. Mr FMtzhugh last spring. The Rev. Mr Pilzliugh is a native ol Mari'nnna. The Rev. Mr. Fitzhugh ha s been approved by the bishop and the standing committee, composed ot ministers and laymen, lor the priesthood, after only eight months as a deacon, and the usual period of time lor service as a deacon is a year. Te Rev. Mr. Fitzhugh will hold his first Holy Communion, Sunday nt 8 a.m. at St. Stephens Episcopal, which will primarily be a corporate communion for members of the altar guild, but open to other members ol (lie Episcopal church as well. Previously, as a deacon, the Rev. Mr. Fitzhugh, could only assist with the Holy Communion. Nevada Legislator Has Idea for Slot Machine To Deliver Divorces CAHSON Cm'. Nov.. March 0 (/Pi—In go auo silver dollar;-, lights flush. Wheels spin, flic Juke box strikes tip "America"—mid out pops your divorce decree. Thai's Nevada Assemblymun c. C. Iloak's Idea of how to i>ep up the already easy way to gel n divorce- In the slate. He has Intro- dut-ect a bill to boom silver and slot machines.,' Here's how: Tile divorce seeker would register for a J5 fee. Thnt would buy her R special key to a combination Juke box. lime clock nnd slot machine. Eiu-h day during the re- lulred six weeks residence she would use the key on the muchtnc —proof she WHS there. Then on the 42nd day—in with (he dollars, .specially minted ol Nevada sliver. Out with the pnwr, signed mid sealed. Harvard's Hasty Pudding Club Picks Margaret Truman as 'Woman of Year' CAMBRIDGE. Mars.. March 9. (ffl — Miss Margaret Truman, daughter of the president, was acclaimed "our ivoman of the year" yesterday by the Harvard Hasty Pudding Club. And the old social and dramatic club invited her to be "the first woman in 101 years to sing in i hasty pudding show. 1 ' In the letter, signed by club president Alan Wilislow, Miss Truman wa-s informed she would sing anything--anything at all except a Yale song. The club's 194S musical "Tomorrow is Manana" opens Friday at. the Hasly Pudding Theater and runs through March 26. In making public Its invitation to Miss Truman to sing In at least one performance, the club pointed out that for a century, scions of nationally famous families: Roose- velts (Democratic and Republican), Sal to nst alls, Cabots, Lodges! Holmeses, others, have appeared In hasty pudding shows. "We feel you are a kindred spirit," the letter to Miss Truman said in explaining her choice as "woman of the year." "We pursue our theatrical and musical Interests in spite, of our preference for deep study and scho- lariy pasttinics. "You have shown great courage I and devotion to (he ails in ins your singing and operatic career to the exclusion of the Washington social whirl. "We salute you. "Will jou help us start off our second hundred years in a most auspicious way? "You car, sing one of the catchy songs from the show or anything of your own selection, providing, ol course, tha t it isn't a Yale song." Leachville, Blytheville Pupils on Honor Roll James Middlcton of Lcaehvlllc and Miss Mary Morgan of Blythe- vllle were among the 1C1 students in the College of Business Administration at the University of Arkansas, being named to the fall semester's honor roll. Mr. Midrileton Is a junior at the University and Miss Morgan is a freshman student. Michigan is culled the Wolverine Stntc the imimal onco abounded la its forests. DIFFicGtflES Continued from I'nge I JackKon appointed Aldermen Rupert C'rnfton and Jodie Nubcrs to work with the committee on possible rcpliiltltig O f die nrcn The committee Is composed of U. W Moore, o. W. Coppedge and C. S B.^Rgctt. A meeting of this five-man croup is expected to be held In (JMinly Judge nolnnd Orecn's office In (be Court House todny or tomorrow Mr. Pcndlcr nlso tndlciilcd tlinl officials of the St. Francis Levrr District would be nsked to Join the replannig move. A re;)lnt Increasing assessed valuation of the subdivisions probably would in- effuse levcc tax revenue from thorn. Cost of a rcplnt would hr split by the interested groups it was incticntcrt. Election Ordinance Trtssctl Piisscd by the council last n'dit was an ordinance providing thnt cnndklntcs for aldenuanic posts' may receive votes only In the wards which they nre seeking to represent. Heretofore, it was Iccn) for nl- dermanif cnnrtklntcs to receive credit for ballots cast in any wxrrf. The ordinance nlso provides that a candidate's petitions must be signed by r\t least 10 qualified clcclors resldhiR in the ward he seeks to represent, In the section enacting t\n enier- pcncy clause, putting the ordinance into immediate effect, a need for clarification of municipal election Inws In regard to nldcnnatilc. candidates wns cited. In clelnyliifr action on the propos- rd ordinance requiring chest x-rays for food handlers working In Bly- thcviile. Mnyor Jackson said he wanted to discuss il with Dr. John Q. Elliott, city physician. Representing the Mississippi County Tuberculosis Association attorney James Roy briefly outlined the sections of the proposed ordinance. Tt provides for health checks for all contagious discuses as well as chest x-rnys for the detection of tuberculosis. Penalties Proposed Food handlers fulling to pass such checks would not be Issued permits allowing (hem to work us such. The pruirowd ordinance nmkcs violation of its provision* ft mtsdcninciior mid provides fines ot from »S to *25 for each day of violation. Yet to be worked out. it was Indicated, was the avallublllty of State Health Department x-ray units At present, the units arc here only once « your. Unless (he mills urn In Ihe city more fiOQuenlly, other menus of Imvlne x-rays iiiixde—»nd pnyinwit for Ihcm-must be worked out. The council gnvc th e proposed ordinance a fitvornble reception and Indicated It would luivc no l.-ouble passlnif. ,,i C ;, NS !; K " 1 " 1 ' '""""Bcr of the Ulythevlllc Waicr Co.. outlined plans for Inslnlliillon for about 35,000 feet of ivnter inaln.s requested by potential consumers i u various parts of the city. He presented the plans to the council lor Its an- provnl of the city's shure In fin- anclng of the Installation. However, action on Hie plans wus delayed until Hie April meeting mi() Mr. Kapp said Unit In the meim- Itmc he would obtain further rte- tnlls and cost estimates, '•:»rgrr Mains Ncrdrri About 12MO feel of the proposed total would parallel existing mnliut but would be of lureer sit* and would be. used for fire protection. Kxteiistons of water service hiwc been rniucstcd for (he followlna sencrnl locutions: Ulythevlllc Colton oil Co., on South Elm street • Harrison Necro School, southeast corner of city, clear Lake Road, I:.ast Rose Street. Ensl HI K luvnv 18 noRro school annex I,, .".obfnsoii' Addition. Soulh loih sirccl Pen- body ailc) -Ha Slrcc( Highway 18. J. -V. Dates nppenrcd bi-forc Ihe cmun-ll to commend the mavor and aldcrineii for bvln R ln K ataut installation of street markers and Quick, Long-Lasting Relief All Metal Lawn $O95 Red • Yellow • Green • ONE-PIECE TUBULAR STEEL FRAME EXTRA HEAVY GAUGE STEEL SEAT & BACK Hubbard & Son Furniture Phone 4409 Blytheville t'lty limits 'J'lic city e.vjwnsts l«st inotilh exceeded 11* revenue by »8,, »«cording to the statement of oner- sting costs for February which was mndcd aldermen »l the meeting last night. * .oi? tn) llu '°n>« 'or February wa, J8.04i.58 «nd total expeiiM .mount- C't to MU05.7S. Included fixed «» t™ v p C j' liF "" curreilt "irplus of »OU,5J05(i. nccorrtlnr'to the state- mcnt prewired by City Auditor Joe B. Evans, Assets, fixed »nd liquid dim J510.816.48. Liabilities, Iticlud- Hi6 accounts psynble of J6.3899'- »»d $108,000 nnrellrcd bonds a mount to $114,780.92. City llu L»rte Surplm City funds ns of Feb. 2« Include: . City Hospllo! Bo»rd of Governors J763.68; sinking funds i or City Hospital, City H»ll and city park) »16,6«.62. The city's parking meters brought In the largest single ranount of revenue last mouth, jl.834. Police fines totaled M.828.85 mid s»l« of vehicle licenses amounted to »!,»34. nevcn- uo from privilege llcrme fees win SU5G.50. SnnaUtlon dep»rtmenl receipts were $553 and Mate refunds totaled J402.48. Expenditures by dejinrtnirnu In-WEAK NERVOUS; icn >• ring LET'S TRADE TIRES tires are worth more, o« buy Dunlop long- tires. • See Tim Eslcs • Still & Young Motor Co. eluded: Btreet, «1,631.30; Police, IM00.64; Satiation, »a,008.4V; Fire] H,165,61; »nd general niid administrative. »a,301.93. Bond Interest paid l«8t month amounted to $1,550. Airport Income, all from rental •• law to ltt> PAGE THRKB —" —, _ of land (nd building, at tht t biise. totaled «4, 8 24.« but month, Airport expenses were ««2.l« <j which »2,668.43 wan In naUriw J lllllMlllllllllll LUGGAGE IEU CkMIII III lltUI Tom ought to know! From Ilia post at the \Vnldorf-AHtoriu Hotel dwk ha •eea a daily parade, of tlio world's tin- eat t*»te In Uiifk'»K°' '''<"' your llglit- he»rt«d trsvol MAXIMILUAN crsftgmen In leather hnvo atylcd this h»ndaome inatclicd act. Reasonably Priced , Come In - Choose Yours Today! Ladies and Gents Sets in a Host of Patterns—Styled by Maximillian and Priced to Please Buy On Dreifus Famous Easy Terras DflElFLS llffllfm . , . Wnar Ilimniiiiih IIOHI i> miimi, Hirmiitu MI IUIUUM If Given 2 Minutes to Think, You'll Say Hudson's "a trusted name in Cleaning Success Is Always Built On The Findings of the Mistakes of Others- Better Cleaning-the Hudson Finish Yours In Only 8 Hours HUDSON CLEANER TAILOR , Arfc. CLOTHIER $tt«l«, Mow

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