The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 11, 1953 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 11, 1953
Page 14
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RAGE FOURTEEN ToHRoadsCalled Solution to U.S. Highway Proble Ont-Third Can Reach Turnpike Quality in 10 Years, Official Says By STERLING F. GREEN WASHINGTON (AP) — Possibly a third of the nation's interstate highways can be built to turnpike quality in __ _ _ = _ rural areas within 10 years men were dismissed. The other 26 Polygamists Seek to Return To Short Creek PHOENIX, Ariz. OT—The lonely men of Short Creek will ask the state to permit their legal families to return to their isolated community, astride the Arizona-Utah border, where America's last polygamy movement once nourished. Aaron Kinney, their attorney, said he will lay the plea before the Arizona attorney general's office "immediately." The Short Creek cases stem from a giant police net July 26. Virtually every resident of Short Creek was seized- Cases against 62 women and DYESS NEWS BT MRS. ). L. JACOBS through self-liquidating toll projects, a Commerce Department official estimated today. Charles L. Bearing, deputy under secretary of commerce, said the success of existing toll roads Indicates the motorist "will pay a premium price for the modern high-type highway if it is provided when and where he wants it." Bearing voiced these views in an address prepared for the National Conference on Highway Financing sponsored by the united States Chamber of Commerce, In Its second and final day here. The chamber provided this survey of the rapid progress of toll road construction: now operating, 80 miles in 10 states; under construction, 1,083 miles in 7 states; authorized or ready for start of construction, 3,146 miles in 18 states; proposed and under study, 3,423 in 10 states. 58 Per Cent Bearing said traffic experts and engineers generally underestimated the willingness of highway users to patronize toll roads at the seem- -j ingly high cost of loll charges, j A toll of l'/i cents a mile corn's- j ponds to a gasoline tax of about; 22 cents a gallon. | Nevertheless, toll roads can be expected to handle about 50 per cent of the traffic on the interstate system through rural areas a decade hence. Dearing suggested. He said the maximum usefulness of toll roads can be attained only if they can pay for themselves and can be financed through Bale of bonds to private investors. In such cases, he noted, state highway funds from the gasoline tax and other revenues can be devoted to streets and roads not suitable for toll road development. men pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to commit open and notorious cohabitation. Kinney. who has handled the polygamists defense from the time of their arrest until the 26 men were given suspended sentences Monday, feels it is wrong to keep the husbands, their legally married first wives, and their estimated 100 offspring apart. Juvenile. authorities have forbidden any of the wives, both legal and polygamous, to return to Short Creek on penalty of losing their children. Burglars Cause Holiday OXFORD, Conn. (/P)—Four Hundred pupils got a one-day holiday after the Oxford Consolidated School was burglarized. Police want•d to check the building for fingerprints. Mrs. W. L. Jacobs and son, Ronald Lynn, visited Monday in Whltton with Mrs. Betty Robertson. Mrs. Oecar Towell left Saturday for Memphis to accompany Mr. and Mrs. Strickland to Sulligent, Ala., for several days visit with Mrs. Towell's sister. Jesse'C. Lloyd left Monday for Camp Chaffee to be inducted into the Army. Mr. and Mrs. Jake Robertson and children of WHton were visitors at the home of Mr. and Mrs. W. L. Jacobs Monday. I Carl Lloyd and son. J. C., were in ' Little Rock Sunday to. visit their daughter and sister, Mrs. Eugene Morgan, who is a patient in St. Vincent Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Harris motored to Morrilton over the week end to visit friends. Mr. and Mrs. Norman James and son. Jerry, spent the week end at Thayer, Mo., as guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bale Simer. Earl Norwood of Batesville, Miss., student at Senatobia Junior College in Mississippi, was a guest of Paul Francis here over th weeek end. Mr. and Mrs. A. O. McArthur had as their guest last week their grandson, Stephen McArthur of Blythc- ville. The Rev. Clarence Otto moved his family from near Hot Springs last week end. He is pastor of . the Assembly of God Church here. Mrs. William Jacobs and son. Ronald Lynn, accompanied her cousins. Max and Herbert Perkins of r.»nlor City, Tcnn., to Marked Tree Tuesday to visit Mrs. Louise Singleton and children. The Rev. und Mrs. W. W. Peterson had as their guests over the week end their daughter, MLss Nina Jean Peterson of Blytheville. Miss Glcntla Williams of Memphis spent the week end here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Will lams. Cleo cooper of the Air Force returned Wednesday from Africa where he has been stationed for the past 19 months. Airman 1/c Warnuel Hargraves arrived from Memphis Friday from Ja pan where he has been stationed for 18 months. His wife accompanied him to Dyess Saturday to visit his parents Mr. and Mrs. Warner Hav- graves. Misses Ima Charlotte, Barbara and June James and Georgia Lou Modesitt spent Thursday and Friday in Bono as guests of the Rev. and Mrs. J. M. Pollard. Russell Clifton left Wednesday for Pqntiac, Mich. Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Holland motored U> Little Rock Sunday to visit relatives. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Warhurst and children of Memphis spent the week end here with relatives. S/Sgt. and Mrs. Kermit, Fort and son. Rickey, of Bellville, 111., arrived Sunday for a visit with her parents Mr. and Mrs. E. J. shelton at Dyess and his mother, Mrs. Dixie Ford Truman. Mr. and Mrs. P. B. Wood had as their guests Sunday Mr. and Mrs,. J. W. McMillan of Memphis. Mrs. W. B. Gresham of West Memphis spent Sunday in the home of Mrs. O. V. Ray. Mr. and Mrs. William Jacobs and THE LITTLE TREE THAT TALKED A Christ rnos Story head with hunger Because tnstsaaor drabb/ncSmf, s/iedsMfme/tte eye and maybe she sj/'d we. wronf i^onJs, because.. By WALT SCOTT temb/e tn'q out peaceful h ' lonesome!" ...Next ihi'rrfl faewl was a scradefly spruce tree. There I W3S, rooted to the spot so to son, Ronnie, spent Sunday at Whlt- ton as guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. T. L. Freels. Mr. and Mrs. H. L. Modesitt and daughters, Georgia Lou and Audrey spent Sunday at Bono as guests of the Rve. and Mrs. M. J. Pollard. Jimmie Smith and Lavell Cpx of Senatobia Junior College, Miss., spent the week end here with their parents. Mrs. Ray B. Johnston went to StLouis Wednesday to visit her husband, who is in Barnes Hospital. Mr. and Mrs. Elza Ford and sons', Larry and Ronnie, of Wilson visited Monday night with her parents, Mr, and Mrs. Warner Hargraves. Mr. and Mrs. Warner Hargraves and Wayne and Mr. and Mrs. War- unel Hargraves visited Mr. and Mrs. Eldridge Ford at Wilson Sunday. Bry ice, solid carbon dioxide, has a temperature ofeTS.d Sgeesr centigrade below zero. Realistic Lecture , SALT LAKE City WP)—Br. Richard P. Smith was telling his class on the atom and hydrogen bombs what the weapons will do. Just as he was emphasizing the tremendous explosive power of the two bombs, a window- shattering blast rocked the lecture room. The explosion, it was learned later resulted from a freshman student's experiment In a chemistry labartory upstairs. Reds Cut Matches HONG KONGW)—Shorter matches and smaller matchboxes are in store for the people of China under the Communist regime's new economy drive. The Red newspaper Ta Kung Pao estimated that two million dollars would be saved by shortening match sticks by one- fifth of their regular size. The serpent, generally regarded 1 dom, actually Is stupid, according in mythology as a symbol of wis-'to the Encyclopedia Britannlca. For Fine Foods, Choose PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET Nationally Advertised & Fancy Groceries We Deliver 2043 Call In Come In 1044 Chick. Hart SchafiV.Sf and Marx . .. The Gift Supreme for Men! Police Turn Hunters SPRINGFIELD, Mo. 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