The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 5, 1949 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, March 5, 1949
Page 8
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Bill to Up Track Lkenses Signed State S«nat« Fastct Add.d 25 C«nH a Gallon Liquor Tax - LITTLB ROCK, March 5. «•>— Tta much-argued proposal to In- ertase truck licenses an estimated »»,000,000 annually Is now law. ' A HOUM bill fixing (he new schedule ot rates was signed by Governor McMath late- yesterday shortly •fter It h»d passed In the Senate. The 6enate backed down from 1U action of the previous day In • «dppttng amendments to lower some lees and slice an estimated $300,000 from the anticipated revenue. Tt p«ssed without amendment a bill which already had been passed In the House. ; Administration lenders originally proposed a more drastic scale of increases for truck fees. Truckers protested vehemently, and other legislator introduced * much nilld- >(• bill. 'Tliem was a compromise »(lci' . McMath said what was wanted WHS • bill to raise approximately S3- «00.000. The Senate also approved, afier •loud and long debate, a measure to »dd another 25-cent-uer gallon <M on liquor for two years. Estimaled revenue of J500.000 will go for construction ol additional buildings at .state, district and county livestock ••how grounds. The bill now goes to ^the House. , A bill was Introduced to authorize counties to purchase voting machines, subject to approval of residents at an. ejection. • •_ Thi House yesterday afternoon ,defeated a bill to appropriate |86000 annually for support of Hie administration-sponsored Arkansas Tux Commission. Nine Amendments I'asn • Nine amendments were adopted to the comprehensive election code .bill. Sponsors said the amendments • make several technical changes and ilso provide Hint registration shall nol become effective until the poll Ul Is eliminated and set out in more detail Information to be furnished on registration, The HOUM defeated a bill lo Increase the state'* lee for horse racing from five lo T 1-2 r« r cent of the mari-mutuel bets. : It approved a bill to extend the effective date of the Initiated School R«brg«nlz«tlon Act from March 1 to June 1. Parliamentary maneuvers wlitch were possible because of (lie short .remaining time In the session may have the effect ot killing two Honor bills One was the measure pawed 6y the Senate to add another 25- eenl-per-gallon tax on liquor The other was a bill to Increase city and county licenses for retail liquor Both Houses worked several hours past the noon or early-afternoon adjournment hour which has been customary on Fridays before recessing until Monday morning The tnd * i n °° n ' He's in the Navy Now—Almost C. Toilcfson T u * COI "P« t '«'v« exminalion, by Rep. Thor he t thS'f^ur°. a mH n h '*' AHhUr Martin - lcft ' a " (l f!i!l Smalley. fteip the future rmdsr»p man practice standing at attention 73 Convicted Of Conspiring With Cardinal BUDAPEST. Hungary. March 5 cay—A workers' court today convicted la personi accused o/ conspiring with Josef Cardinal Mlnd- eszenly In black msrket money dealings. They received prison terms ranging tram one to eight years and were fined. No repeal Is permitted. Pal Biro, the presiding judge, ruled that six of the accused could not withdraw confessions th* made before the trial. The six asserted in court that they hart been Intimidated by police Into making the confessions. The judge said these assertions had to be considered In the light of testimony from other defendants that they had been questioned by police "under the roost liberal circumstances." Appeals from workers' court sentences are nol allowed. Cardinal Mmclszonly and his co-defendant* were tried and sentenced bv a peoples' conn. « nd a|)p( , a]s - tmm 1(j Judgments are permitted. The prosecutor. Lajos Hegyvarl. was vtslblx displeased with the sentences, which mosi of those in the courtroom regarded as light. Thus the case of Cardinal Minrts- 7.cnty has come to « close, except for rulings on the appeals of Hie defendants In the first trial. Card- Caruthersville To Let School Contract Soon Plans for the new Carutlversville. M<>., Junior fiixli School building are near completion, and R. M. Pierce, cunerintciKlent of schools there, Mid that l'« believed that bids for Hie construction contract could be accepter! In the next feu- weeks. A model of the building has been prepared by Bonsack and Pearce, St. Louis architect!!, and has been displayed in Canilhersville this week. The building, all on the ground level. Is arranged so that additional classrooms may be provided In (he future without d»- .stroymg the symmetry of the structure. AH KiKliiorimn-fymnasium Is included In Hie building. II was Indicated that the legal stains of the acquisition ol the site lor the building might cause some clelny. but thai the Board of Education had been advised by ils attorney that ixxsse.ssion could be had when the building contract had been completed. The properly belongs to Dr. anil Mi.s J, B. Latsliaw, who have refused to accept, a J'28.800 appraisal for the six acres. Condemnation proceeding; have been underway for several nionths. Miss Geneva Bruce Wins Obituaries Rites for Infant Graveside -sen-lew for Fred Andrew Cabisher, h,/a,,t .son of i - I •nd Mrs. William Cnbishcr nii ' Carolyn Street, were to be held"" ': I P- m - to^y at Elmwood Come- i < ry f™f c , h »d *»* dead at birth' X£ ^' U riclwi;11 's Clinic last night. The parciu . s Bnd Q , William Robert, are the onlv s ,r ! V»-OH. The Cobb Funeral Home wa^ i to «™cthe™™ Coroner Deatr. of Negro ^Coroner E. M. Holt today |,ivc,- jle'ro • dCalh '" ° 5 "° la °' » Jome h aft*r b0dy W8S '° und '" h ' r <I " = " 1 ^ '" "° hours. Death appar- Steele Man Gets Education Posf In Missouri T. A. Haggard., a Slcele. Mo., tar- mcr and businesman. has been named to fill (lie vacancy on the Missouri Board of Education, caused by the recent death of C G Ftevs ot Oariithersville. The uiicxpired term of the tot? Mr. Raw will keep Mr. Haggard, a lormcr educator, in office until July 1. 1953. He was named to fill the term by GIH-. Forrest Smith. Mr. Haggard w«.s one ot two Republican named to U,c bl-parti.sau board, and two Democratic, appointments were made by Governor Smith at (lie same time. Ttclh Arrlre Karlv SHELBUNE. Vt iup> '.Marear et Elizabeth Catclla had four tectli ' vhcn only one week old. Miss Geneva Bruce, the 16-year- old soprano from Keiser, who won the top award In the Osccoia Jaycee-sponsored Talent Show, and a chance to compete In the Mid-South Opportunity Program sponsored by R. C. A.-Victor Television over wMCT, Is a sister lo Mrs. J. ]_, Thompson, Jr., of Blythcville. Inadvertently, the Courier News yesterday stated that Miss Virginia Bruce was winner of the contest Miss Bruce Is K. piano student of Mrs, D. C. Fowls-ton and studies voice under Mr. Fowlston. Negro Deaths Services for Victoria Aldrich 67 will be conducted at •> p.m. Monday at the Carter's Temple C M F Chtn-ch by Rev. J. E . McPadden" and burial will be i.i the Mt zion' CcmetciT. She died at the home of a daughter, Annie Donaldson Thursday. She is survived bv the daughter and a son. Tin Caston Funeral home Is in charge of arrangements. . ently »•„, i,. om natural End Baptist Church tomorrow by had not been seen since last Sun- .en snw ast Sunday. listing !„ , hc invastigalton .It's Common 3e TO BUY AUTO REPAIRS. TIME nir •MT EASY CREDIT KlUTI mii TWO MT« Phone 578 -Nelson CHEVROLET CO. SOI Weal Walnut THE SECRET OF A BRIGHTER, CLEANER WASH Blytheville Laundry & Cleaners Phone 4418 Flood Causes Evacuation of 1000 in Iowa MISSOURI VALLEY, la.. March 5. M'y-Ahoiit persons have been evacuated from their homes In this West Iowa town flooded by waters or the Boyei River. Cy Vtmics, Harrison county Red ^ ,< , thi V™ a "' estimated one-third of .this town or about 4,000 uer- sonj was flooded. Water stood four feet deep In parts of the business district It was porch and roof high )n ' lhe -Ml ami south residential sections Hie water plant wa;. fluoded. wiv water had been turned off. M, i <V" Jo " es ' C "V c'crk helping direct flood rescue activities, said was a reservoir of 350000 eal- lons of good Water which he would doc out In limited quantities. Mayor Maurice M. Klrlin last Wit declared a state of emergency Eight persons were overcome bv BM while doing early morning f[ 0() d duty. Pour of (hem suffered monoxide poisoning while pumping out the power sub-stallon. The other lour were overcome by an nnftnown kind of gas In the water while doing i-vncatnion work, A center for refugees U'ii was set ,,p In two churches and a hotel. Writer began moving Into the losvn yeslerdny when the Boyer River broke throiifjli a dike cast of town. Evacuation work continued "II night. A number of persons had Church DOM Silting BOSTON (UP) _ A baby-slttlnx servlc* ha-5 been established at St, Ignatius o! Loyola. Ohurch to care 'or youngsters while their parents attend IIIH.V,. K;F«IJI*M Wanted , Mass. (U.P.)-The Rev Clarence F. Avey of Starrett Memorial Methodist Church has started • drive for used wglasset to aid the needy In Europe Rev. L. A. Holrten. She died at her home on North 11th Street 'Jliurs- day. Her husband, Wes Green, a son, James Green, and two sisters survive her. The Caston Funera'l Koine will direct burial In the Ml Zlon Cemetery. First Run In Bfythevilfe! Sunday, Monday & Tuesday B LVTHEVILLES ONLY* ALL WHITE THEATDF GAS 9c <Mr gallon CIGARETTES 1.45 per carton (with purchase of gasoline) RED HOT PRICES On Guaranteed USED CARS I'b'iioufh 4-dooi Sedan . . . ?5,'!1.78 Chevrolet lJ/ 2 -Ton Truck . . .'$575.00. Plymouth 4-d«or . . . $1099.21, Nash Ambassador 4-Aanr . . . $1197.19. Plymouth Coach ... S7C2.13. Ford I'/z-Ton Stake Truck , Nash "BOO" 4-door, green . Plymouth 4-door . . . $295. Ford Coupe, 85 H.C. . . . $195. Chevrolet Standard 2-door . . . $225. SHELTON MOTOR CO. 215 South Second Phone 4438 1947 19JI 1912 11)16 liKM J937 . S-f(>;i.77. SI 195.67. 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