The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 16, 1949 · Page 6
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, March 16, 1949
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) 1 COURIEK NEWS .WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, Z94J Oklahoma Wets Start New Battle Action Follows Dry Victory in Senate For Dry Forcti Br Howard Cowan OKLAHOMA CITY, March 16. W) —Die-hard wet force* In the OMa- bom» legislature took one last fling at tuinc thi* bone-dry 4ta te lnto the liquor bu»lne«» today by pro- poalnc * 18 per cent Ux on boot- lee whisky. ,..„ , The levy was asked In a bill offered by a Tulsa representative, Richard Oliver, last night shortly before a House committee gave the . «!ow death treatment to his Joint resolution asking a special election on repeal. It was the last repeal election proposal left in the legislature. The Senate accepted In silence a committee report Wiling the other two requests for a vote on legal liquor. The House committee was ready to kill Oliver's resolution, too, but postponed action Indefinitely on his plea that "sentiment might "No, it won't," said David C Shipard, president of the United Dry Association of Oklahoma, upon hearing the report. He said his organization would not relax its vigilance against attacks on the con- "•titutlonal prohibition written into Oklahoma's basic law In 1907. Volunteer dry workers are busy now checking for duplications »nd •Irregularities among the 212,232 name* on »n Initiative petition for a repeal election In November, 19.W. The petition, and the dry's pro- charging fraud and forgery, •re in the hands ot the secretary of •ttato. The signatures of 109.000 vot- '.tn are necessary to put the issue • on th« ballot. The proposed but on bootleg liquor is modeled after a law now in force In Mississippi, only other dry ttate in the nation. "Liquor Is outlawed In Mississippi too," Oliver said, "but they collect a whale of a lot of money from the tax on it." Technically, the bill would tax any commodity sold OT distributed Illegally. A similar measure was defeated in the Oklahoma legislature two years ago. Zinc Production In 4-Stote Area Drops During '48 One Way to Escape a Heat Wave Swiss Hote/fceeperi Get Remits as Snow-makers But in Wrong Places ST. MORITZ, Switzerland. March 18. </P|—Swiss hotclkecpcrs have learned how to make "snow bombs" —but they need a bombslght badly. A hotel owner here who will do almost anything for a guest, decided to provide snow for visitors who were stubbing their skis on alpine rocks. Three attempts to adopt the mei lean method of making snow dropping dry ice Into ft cloud ailed because of lack of clouds On the fourth day, a big fat oud came along In time. Hotc ion watched with field glasses as he dry Ice was thrown out over Ide area above the cloud. A light snow drifted down. But ot over St. Moritz. It fell to the orth—over the ski runs of Davos —bitter rivals of St. Morllz. utsswork in Finding Oil Can Be Eliminated ST. LOUIS, March 16. (at— The icn in charge of the exploration ranch of the nation's oil and gus idustry were told yesterday that nuch of the guesswork in learning ow to find oil can be clln inated. Paul Weaver of Houston, Tex., (resident of the American Assocla- ion of Petroleum Geologists, told Joint meeting of his group and Wearing special rubber swim suits, "frogmen" of a Navy underwater demolition team climb aboard floating Ice before destroying' It ns a menace to landing craft of amphibious forces engaged In special cold weather training off the bleak frozen Island c>f Kodlak in Alaska.-(AP wlrcphoto). John L. Lewis Is Miners' Master And Orders He Gives Are Obeyed t/fi— Strawberry Acreage Shows Big Increase LITTLE rtOCK, March 1C. A 1519 Arkansas strawberry cro of 13.000 acres was reported totin >y the crop reporting service. The report said it 'will be th arrest acreage planted since 13-5 •m<| a 25 per qcnt Increase over las year's 10,400 acres. Read Courier News Want Ads. the Societies of Exploration Gef- physlclsts and of Economic Paleontologists and Mineralogists that new lines of attack are necessary. He stressed the Importance of developing methods of gleaning from wildcat well drilling samples as much Information as possible about what lies beneath the earth. "I hope the histories of oil discoveries soon will be written without such words as 'accidental'," he said. H e urged that new methods in locating oil br attempted "at once and Intensively." He and L. L, NeUleton of Houston, retiring president of the Exploration Geophysiclsts, emphasized the Importance of teamwork Iwtween geologists and geophysl- clsts. 4% HOME LOANS] Klbert S. Johnson The Kquitiible Life Assurance Society Phone 622fl evening* WASHINGTON, March 16. Elnc production in Arkansas, Mis- •ouri, Kansas and Oklahoma last year dropped 22 per cent under 1S4T—the greatest regional decline In tht country, and the region's lowest output since 1896. The Bureau of Mines said the nation's rinc production fell off three per cent to 621,511 short tons. I T rt However, the IMS output was | I O Talued at $155,323,523, at the averaged weighted yearly price of 133 cents t pound. The 1941 value was 4154,301.138. Western states boosted their production last year 11,455 tons to "the highest level on record," the bureau said. Production In the frl-state district last,year was 85,778 tons. COVERDALE, Pa.. March 16. (IP) —Tills little town. Is like a'ghoat town, withdrawn and sombre, heavy with stillness. Nothing moves in the black and rut-slashed lanes. Nothing stlra along "bachelors' row," where unmarried miners live in a line of huddling shacks. Nothing ru \cs the curtains In the windows oj the family homes. There are no crowds on the corners, no pickets, no police, no placards, bands or rallies. Nothing moves except a pale blue shrould of smoke on the other side ol the valley, the breath of a slag heap. It is much the same In all the little coal-mining towns in Western Pennsylvania. In Library and Sy- In Morgan and Presto and balsytown. They, too, are silent, and seemingly lifeless. It Is like ITunday there, too. John L, Lewis Is the master here. The degree of his authority is apparent the Instant you attempt to talk with the miners about the reason why he ordered them to stay away from the pits. The announced reason was to mark a two-week period of "mourning for the men who died In the mines, Coal commentators have suggested 'hat the real reason was so much cofll has been mined that the backlog is too big. Lewis himself has termed the shutdown partly a protest against appointment c: Dr. James Boyri as director of the Federal Bureau of Mines." . However that- w be, the miner is not prepared to discuss It. He may say, "well, we were only working two or three days a week, anyway." Or he may discuss his chances of netting state unemployment, compensation. Or he may murmur that Easter Is near, and it's a bad time to be losing two weeks' pay. But he will not openly weigh the judgment and leadership of John L. Lewis. WAKE UP! Here's the Opportunity To Own Your own HOME! Blackfish Club Evidence Given AND ITS ffK/SP TfNOfK-HUUtSS Court Affirms Rejection Of Farmland Willed to Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt KNOXVIUJ!, Term., March 18. W)—The Tennessee Court of Appeals affirmed yesterday Mrs. Eleanor Roosevelt's rejection of Oreene County farmer'i tstate and ordered the ISO-aor* firm sold. Mrs. Reotvelt waa named chief beneficiary ot A. •• Starnes, 71- year-old bachelor who died In ust, 1947. She disavowed any claim on the property. The court ruled that the farm should be sold and the proceeds divided among Stames 1 heirs. Starnu was a staunch Democrat. LITTLE ROCK, March 16. Wt— State Police Director Herman Lindsey reported to Governor McMath's office today that all money and gambling equipment seized In a i raid on the Blackfish Lake club | had been turned over to Deputy' Prosecutor Fletcher Long of Forrest City. Llndsey also said that a detailed | report of the raid by State Police on the luxurious club near Forrest City late Saturday night, was delivered to Long. The confiscated equipment Included a submachine gun and other firearms, slot machines, gaming tables, race wire teletypes and race sheets, Llnrisey ssld. Handle Your Health With Care When Sickness Strikes, See Your Doctor - - And Remember Rothrock's For Prescriptions Phone 4451 New way to save money, time, work Bendix it the only washer that can SOAP, SOAK, WASH, RINSE AND DAMP DRY.. AUTOMATICALLY I • NO V7BKATJONI • NEED NOT BE FASTENED DOWNI • PUT IT ANY PLACEl • SAVES SOAP AND HOT WATER! 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