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April 1, 1954

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(ARK.) COtlRIER XEWI APHUL i, GOP Leaders Predict President's Housing Plan Will Be Accepted WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican leaders predicted tocto President Eisenhower's embattled housing program would emerge from the House just about the way the Presi desrt asked for it. They commented after the House 2. Permit FHA loans on new or and sent to the Senate late old houses to run for 30 years. 3. Lift the ceiling on FHA insured loans lor horn* repairs and yesterday a bill, carrying $8,566. JLlt,?6i for housing afencies, the Atomic Energy CommiMion, the Yeteran* Administration, TV A and other independent federal agencies foe Hit fiscal year .starting July 1 tfce bill was stripped of any new authority for the fovernment to build new low-rent public housing project*. Eisenhower and top Home leaders accepted the inter pretattoa that they could build 16,000 new unite next year under previous acts. This view was disputed by other veteran OOP members. House leaders called up for debate today a wide-ranging bill carrying out Eisenhower's propos- ata for slum clearance and easier loan terms for buying or improving home*. Wo conclusive voting is likely before tomorrow. House Speaker Martin (R-Mass) '•aid Republicans would sponsor an amendment to this bill to auth- orise construction of 35,000 'more public housing units in the fiscal y«ar starting July 1, 1955. Eisenhower had requested authority to build 35.000 units each year for the next four years—a total of 140,000. But Martin 'said authority to b»fld 70,000 units over the next two years would be satisfactory to tb ^administration, with the program for the other two years to be considered later. Chairman Wolcott (R-Mich) of the House Banking Committee, which approved the over-all nous- toe bill, said he was confident President'! many housing proposals. The bill thing*: would, among other l. Permit th« President to increase limit* on FHA home mort- fages. (Continued from Page 1) kins Clarence MeMn, Hurshel Trotter. J. T. Johnson, Kenneth McMillan, 8. E. Austin, Johnny Boyles. E. Reece, O. Moseiey, E. Dixon, Jim Austin, O. Brackin; Bobbie Russell, T. Pate, Don Morris, Robert Cline, Noble Sparks, George Wood, Bimbo Tanner, Clarence Scherer, John Gee, Adolph Harris; L. D. Yankee, H. N. Whitis, Robert Cox, B. D. Grimes, Edward C. Stiles, Irene Moody, Ernest Shelton, Carolyn Metcalf, Betty Bynum, Daisy Pennington, Carolyn CaldweH; Oberta Webb, Lee Crow, Juanita Biggs, Louis Lynch, Jimmy Williams, Ruth S. Holder, Prank Ashby, Bill Beard, William Baker, Wilburn Van Cleve, Frank Blue; O. M. Christian. Thomas Hopper. Sue Eubanks, W. L. Ferguson. Rena Bailey, William Griffin, Tern- ton H. Estes, Mrs. Ray Harrison, Nathan L. Pack. Talmadge Turnage, Joe G. Williams. Residential $10 — Mrs. Lendennie Fowler. $5 — Mrs. Charles Graham. *2 — Mr. and Mrs. R. Berryman, Miss Winnie V. Turner, Mrs. Julian Wilson, Mrs. Hoyt Brown. Mrs. William B. Hodge, Mrs. W. W. Peek, A. L. Richardson. fl — Mrs. L. E Old, Mrs Siegbert Jiedel, Mrs. A. G. Hall, Mrs. H. Layson, Mrs. U. W. Mulling. Mrs. Elbert Johnson, Mrs, C. H. Hindman; Mrs. W. Morgan, Mrs. Robert Huey, Mrs. Bradley Coleman, Mrs. Helen Zeller, L. L. Wells. Mrs. C. E. Parks, Calvin Barnett; Charles Cohoon, Mrs. V. K. Starnes, Mrs. John Easley. Mrs. J. M. Bohannon, J. L. Thompson; Mrs. Obert Hitch. Mrs. C. E. Patton, Mrs. Pat Chitmon, Mrs. Dick Watson, Mrs. Wayne Williams, Mrs. John Edwards, Mrs. Bob Blaylock, Mrs. Harold Knopp: Mrs. H. B. Richardson, Mrs. Virgil E. Williams, Mrs. Doward Tatum, Mrs. T. C. Hawkins. Mrs. M. T. Moon, J. G. Trieschmann. J. N. Smotherman, Eula Bishop, Mrs. Raleigh Sylvester; Mrs. V. E. Gregory, J. E. Lanier, Mrs. George Muir, Mrs. L. C. Posey, Mrs. John Durham. Mrs. Mary Hatfield, Mrs. Z, B. Saliba, Miss Rose Saliba, Mrs. Lois Danforth, Mrs. Bill Malin; Mrs. Jimmy Kittany, Mrs. Carl Marshall. Mrs. Hugh Gentry, Mrs. Lillian Frank, Mrs. E. P. Stubbie- field; Mrs. Rex Warren. Miss Sunshine Iwift, Mrs. Bill McLeod, Carolyn Jones, Ann Wilson, Aurita Ashford, Mrs. Martha Buchanan, Mrs. Tom Little, Mrs. Dellal Lancaster, Miss Mary Hubler, Mrs. Roy Kirksey; Miss Mary L. Webb. Miss Alma Peters, Mrs. D. C. McLean, Mrs. Gertrude Sansom, Miss Beatrice Harfett, Miss Gloria Ashmore Mrs. Esther White, Mrs. E. F. Fry. Clear Lake *25 — Dillard & Coffin. improvements from $2,500 io $3,000, and the maximum term from 3 years to 5 years. , 4. Provide that the President could fix interest rates on loans insured by the FHA and the Vet erans Administration. 5. Provide for federal assistance to local governments not only in slum clearance, as under present law, but in improving and conserving blighted and deteriorating areas. 8, Provide for more liberal terms on government-insured loans to private builders for slum clearance work. 'Greatest Show Opens at Garden World's Biggest Circus Begins 70th Season NEW YORK UP) —- The "greates show on earth" opened its 70th sea son last night in Madison Square Garden, as glittering and extravagant as ever and studded with new acts. But all the old standbys were there too — they'll be in the show as long as there is a Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. Remember the spine - chilling high-wire performance, with no net and ending up with a bicycle ride 60 feet above the tanbark? Or the graceful and thrilling somersaults and flips of the trapeze artists, including the frighten- ng plunge to the net below at the end? New Act* This year there are some of the most brilliantly costumed pageants ihe circus has ever presented—one s a dreamy mock trip to the moon: another is a cavalcade of nursery stories; the finale is billed ,s a tribute to the United Nations and President Eisenhower. One of the most heart-stopping acts is a .new one, called the four locks. Three of the nocks scamper up spindly, swaying 70-foot wooden ipars, set up about li* feet apart. Then, as they sway in sickening circles on the bending poles, they stand on their heads or hang by Report Card By MELBA MARION (School Correspondent) The science department of BHS offers three courses, chemiatary, physics, and biology. A total of 222 student* are enrolled in the department. Robert McGraw and Paul Price are the instructors. Chemistry claseet are open to both juniors and senior*. There are 44 students m the two classes, which are taught by Mr. McGraw. They have just finished studying the elements hydrogen and oxygen on which they conducted many laboratory experiments. The chemistry department recently received new equipment for the laboratory. Mr. McGraw also teaches the physics class, which includes 19 boys and on girl. Physics has been restricted to seniors until this year when several junior boys showed such promise that they were permitted to take 1 it. The class has recently taken apart a Plymout automobile engine and are in the pro- j" cess of reassembling it. | Biology is the largest of the three " science departments, having 158 students in the five classes. Paul Price i« the instructor. This is a varied and interesting course covering j, everything from the tendons in a i frog's leg to the retina of the hu- >. man eye- The classes are now meet- | ing in the biology laboratory adja- .. cent to their classroom where Mr. { Price is engaged in a disacting an ^ embalmed cat which was purchased f* from a supply house recently. The £ students have Just finished a unit ^ of work on the glandular system of jj the human body. One laboratory science course is required as a prerequisite to graduation, and most students select biology. In each of the three science courses, a small fee is charged each student to partially cover the cost of laboratory materials. Yarbo Ethel Jean Wyatt's arrangement of narcissus was awarded first place in the spring flower show held re- CARVED CAT — Paul Price, BHS biology Instructor, point* out salient parts of a cat which has been, dissected in the laboratory phase of the class' work. cently by the fifth grade. Bob* super vises the unpacking. Thompson exhibited the largest variety of spring flowers, and Ml- icrva Jo Bogun had the daintiest fruit display. In the hand-decoratd flower pot contest, George Lemming was first place winner. Following the judging the fourth and fifth grades made a 'trip to \4cAdams Florist Shop. The follow- ng home room mothers accompan- ed the group and were guests at unch and open house; Mrs. Marvin Bunch, Mrs- Sohanie Johnson. Mrs. ohn Plunkett, Mrs. Tommy Bogun nd Mrs. Bob Thompson. The third grade has organized a ilub which they named The Third Grade.-"Club. It meets every other veek on Friday. The officers are Dick Wyatt, president; Thomas >racy, vice president; Kris McRae, secretary; Linda Branscum, ntertainment chairman. The As -a climax, the girl partner imeelings are begun each time with wings her pole over to the next the .pledge to the flag. After the roll ne. She and her partner transfer loles in mid-air, then do it again. L final head-first slide down the ioles at tremendous speed, putting n the brakes just in time, brings , gasp from the audience. Last night's opening performance vas a benefit for the United Cere- ral Palsy Fund. Dozens of stage, elevision and movie stars took art as amateur clowns and showgirls. Zso Zsa Gets Divorce Today SANTA MONICA, Calif. (fl>)-Zsa a Gabor says she talks on the elephone several times a week to actor George Sander but he is al- owing her to get an uncontested divorce today. The Hungarian actress' lawyer. Jerry Giesler, said Sanders agreed not to appear in Superior Court and thereby let her have the decree by default. He is Zsa Zsa's third husband. She claims he has caused her 'grievous mental cruelty, distress and anguish." They have been married five years- In spite of the divorce, Zsa Zsa maintains they are the best of riends and she says, "George is he only man I love, but I have my career." call and minutes there are speeches and entertainment. Lone Oak The first grade has been studying a unit about pets. They an collecting, drawing and coloring pictures of pets and animals. The third grade is learning about UNPACKING — Students in Robert McGraw's chemistry class^ are shown here unpacking new laboratory equipment that has been acquired by the high school. Mr. McGraw (at left in background), animals, their habits, differnces., Boys' Glee Club .and Girls' Glee enemies, foods and usefulness to man. The state of Arkansas has been the subject of study in the fourth grade. Secretary of State C. G. Hall sent the class folders about Arkan- j sas, and each fourth grader wrote to a city in the state asking for information about that city. Most students have received answers. The fifth grade's recently begun study of Mexico has become interesting because of Mexico's nearness to us and the great differences between our manner of living and the Mexicans'. Some films also have made the unit more interesting and have furnished additional-information. The sixth graders are studying the colonization of America. Films about the early colonies have helped them to understand things that otherwise might seem remote. Attend Vocal Festival One hundred twenty-nine Blytheville High School and junior high students, members of the Choir, Club, left today for Little Rock, They will take part in the State Vocal Festival tomorrow. About thirty mothers and fathers are accompanying them. Embry Wilson is faculty chaperone. Ne*ro Schools Robinson Grade School entrants won three out of the six prizes given at the annual spelling contest held by Blytheville district Negro elementary schools last Friday. First prizes went to: Roosevelt Graves, fourth grade, Robinson; Vester Payne, fifth grade. Elm Street School; and Zella White, sixth grade, Robinson. Second prizes were won by: . Joel Thompson, fourth grade, Elm Street; Janet McClair. fifth grade. Robinson; and Elizabeth Wafford, sixth grade. Elm Street. Other schools taking- part in the cotitest included Number Nine, Clear Lake and-Promised Land. This was the first year all schools in the district were represented in the contest. Read Courier News Classified Ads Poor Obviously Isn't PHOENIX, Ariz. (.51—The state of Arizona tagged its one-millionth title on a new, expensive car bought by W. E. Poor. Pre-Season DISCOUNT ON 1953 MODEL I-H Refrigerators - Freezers-Air Conditioners SAVE UP TO SI 00 Model L-105-DM 10 cu. ft. Refrigerator. Equipped with defroster. Reg. 449.95 Now TERMINIX Hi* S«Mr4«r KT»{ POST Bruce Terrninix Company P. O. Box 1270 Memphis, Tenn. Phone 62-3531 WE HAVE MOVED W« hart moved from 812 So. Lilly and art now open for business at 112 Holland St. Froth Product — Groceries — Fresh Meats — We Deliver — JOHNSON S GROCERY & MKT. lit NtflMrf Phone 9645 Model L-84-D 8.4 cu. ft. Refrigerator. Equipped with defroster. Reg. 339.95 Model L-100-D 10 cu. ft. Refrigerator. Equipped with defroster. Reg. 399.95 Model L-82 8 cu. ft. Refrigerator. Best buy in town. Reg. 289.95 Now Now $289 95 SPRING CLEARANCE SALE NOW YOU CAN SAVI MORE IN 1954 AT JIM BINKLEY'S STORE DURING THIS SPRING CLEARANCE SALE APRIL 1st THROUGH APRIL 10 If You are going to need a heating stove next winter it will pay you to buy now. CASH OR TERMS, monthly or fall. Get ready for spring vegetables, strawberries and fryers. BUY THAT FOOD FREEZER NOW AT THESE GREAT SAVINGS AT JIM BINK- LEYS STORE. These Electric stoves are a Steal at These Prices, only two of them left, first come first served. THIS SALE IS ON WHAT MERCHANDISE WE HAVE IN STOCK, WHEN IT IS SOLD EVERYTHING WILL GO BACK TO THE REGULAR PRICE. Terms may be arranged on all major appliances, all small items under $50. are cash only. Wt ore out of used Electric Refrigerators. We will give up to $150 for your used refrigerator, according to age and the condition, on a NEW G. E. REFRIGERATOR. SEE US BEFORE YOU BUY THAT NEW REFRIGERATOR. $299.95 LB92K G.E. Ref. with freezer chest NOW $249.95 and old ice box or electric refrigerator regardless of condi- dition. $359.95 E-10-J G.E. Electric range, double oven NOW $289.95 and old stove regardless of kind or condition. $379.95 D-l 1-K G.E. Electric range, NOW $304.95 and old stove regardless of kind or condition. $299.95 HA-7-cu. ft. G.E. Food Freeier NOW $234.95. $429.95 HA-ll-cu. ft. G.E. Food Freezer NOW $344.95. $499.95 HU-14-cu. ft. G.E. upright Food Freezer NOW $359.95. $ 89.95 G.E. Vacuum Cleaner (all attachments) now $59.95 $159.95 value G.E. Washer with timer, pump, twin tubs, and 1 G.E. Electric iron NOW $134.95. $ 34.95 New Radios now $24.95—$12.95 Sunbeam and G.E. Electric Irons $9.95. $ 22.95 G.E. Waffle Iron and Sandwich Grill $17.95. $13.95 Electric Coffee Percolator Now $9.95. $ 49.95 International 18 in. window fan Now $34.95. $16.95 G.E. 10 in. oscilating fan Now $12.95. $134.95 Duo-Therm LP Gas 65000 BTU heater Now Only $94.95 $114.95 Duo-Therm Nat. Gas 50000 BTU Heater Now Only $79.95. $124.95 Duo-Therm Oil 55000 BTU Heater Now Only $89.95 $114.95 Duo-Therm Oil 50000 BTU Heater Now Only $79.95 $ 89.95 Duo-Therm Oil 50000 BTU Heater Now Only $59.95 $129.95 Duo-Therm Nat. & L.P. Gas 30 Gal. Water Heater Now Only $89.95, 10 year warranty. $159.95 Magic Chef 75000 B.T.U. Oil Heater, Blower and Thermostat NOW ONLY $109.95. $ 29.95 Duo-Therm Power Air Blower for gas or oil heaters NOW ONLY $19.95. $ 79.95 Temco 45000 BTU Vented Nat. Gas Heater Only $54.95 $ 59.95 Temco 30000 BTU Vented Nat. Gas Heater Only $39.95 $ 12.95 Nat. or L.P. Gas 15000 BTU Bathroom Heaters only $8.95. $ 9.95 Nat. or L.P. Gas 10000 BTU Bathroom Heaters Only $5.95. $ 29.95 One Gallon Electric Ice Cream Freezer Now Only $19.95 USED ICE BOXES $ 5 AND UP USED OIL COOK STOVES AND UP USED ELECTRIC RANGES 25 AND UP ONE PAIR USED FAN-TYPE SCALES $oc ONLY *v USED WASHING MACHINES 95 AND UP NEW GAS RANGES Installed 89 UP During this sale we are featuring 100 Ibs. White Dough Flour and 10 Ibs. Sugar Both for $7.85 Model L-750 */ 4 Ton AIR CONDITIONER Now 9 Cu. Ft. Upright HOME FREEZER Reg. 369.95 ,95 Now Used Refrigerators From $45.00 Up DELTA IMPLEMENTS, Inc. SfftVfCff HOLDS OUR TRADl Blythtvill* Phon* 6863 100 Lb. Bag. POTATOES Great Northern BEANS Pinto BEANS Pure LARD 50 ibs. Limit 12 Cans TURNIP CREENS , ,„, r *V)9 AS9 9 85 •108 •«••• Skinless FRANKS Lb 390 5 Tall Cans — (Limit 5 Cans) CARNATION PET 590 Streak-o-Lean SALT MEAT Lb 350 Fat Back SALT MEAT ,240 Limit 12 Cans MUSTARD GREENS r 1 ••^ — • "^— : GROCERY PRICES ARE CASH ONLY! SAVE MORE IN 1954 AT JIM BINKLEY'S STORE Miles South of Holland, Mo., And 2'/2 Miles North of Ark-Mo. State Line At Rotd M on Highway 61 PHONE HOLLAND 3446

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