The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 4, 1955 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, January 4, 1955
Page 7
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TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Armed Service Enlistments Surge After Benefit Cut Offs Announced By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS There was a big upsurge in armed service enlistments yesterday in some parts of the country in the wake of President Eisenhower's announcement Saturday that many veterans benefits would be cut off for those volunteering after Jan. 31. But in other areas no unusual increase was noted. In Boston, Army spokesmen reported the greatest rush of volunteers since World War n 65 compared with an average of three on a normal day. . In some places, such as New York and St. Louis, young men appearing at draft boards to Join up were told the Army quotas were full until after the deadline any- Army, Navy and Marine recruiting stations reported a lively business in New York. Cmdr. A. D. Oarvin, in charge of Navy recruiting in New York said the number of men applying was 31/2 times higher than the-"most ortlmistic estimate." In St. Louis most of the volunteers said they wanted to join in time to get the benefits. Thirty applied there for induction into the Army, against a normal of three or four Unusually Busy In Miami, Pla., Sgt. Don Cramer of the South Florida Air Force Recruiting Service said today was "an unusually busy day but I don't know whether it was because .of the veterans benefits deadline. We always get an increase after the holiday period." In Kansas City, Capt. Fred Oer- ber of the Air rorce said there were 21 enlistees for his service, and 40 for the Army. Normal turnouts would be about 10 for the Air Force and 10 to 15 for the Army, he said. In Louisville, the Army said it had 30 applicants, twice the normal load. The Navy had 22, compared with the normal average of 10. At the naval recruiting station in San Francisco, a spokesman said the office Is expecting "a much larger number of young men than would normally be the case will enlist in the Navy in January to take advantage of Korean veterans benefits." WARNING dRDER IN THE CHANCERY COURT, CHICKASAWBA DISTRICT, MISSISSIPPI COUNTY, ARKANSAS K. D. Davs, Pltf. vs. ' No. 12,873 Oorgla Davis, Dft, The defendant, Gorgia Davis, Is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named in the caption hereof and answer the complaint at the plaintiff, E. D. Davis. Dated thlt 20th day of December, 1954. SEAL . LODGE BEADS — Mils Ann Nance will be Installed as Noble Grand of the Blythevllle Bebekah Lodge No. 18 and John Durham as Noble Orand of the Blytheville Odd Fellows Lodge In joint Installation ceremonies at the Odd Fellows Hall tonight. Other officers to be installed tonight are Rebekah — Mrs. Audie Johnson, vice grand; Mrs. Mae Brlmingham, recording • secretary; Mrs. June Stennett, financial secretary and Miss Bonnie Webb, treasurer. Odd Fellows — H. F. Tinker, vice grand; E. B. Lambert, recording secretary; H. J. Shaw, financial secretary and Oaylord Lewis, treasurer. The new officers were elected recently at the lodges' annual elections. (Courier News Photo) Moscow Short On Glasses; Reds See Red MOSCOW W) — A shortage of spectacle* It Irritating Moscow citizens who complajn that often they have to get up before dawn to stand In long queues — »nd then still don't get glasses. Jrud, newspaper of the soviet Central Trade . Unions, demands that the Ministry of Health do something about It. Trud claims that frequently people can't get gltsiei three weeks after they obtain a doctor'i permit for them. It says: "Early In the morning, long before dawn, a queue Is standing ne«r a shop where they sell spectacles. At > a.m. a man on duty appears and hands out coupons for glasses. Only 40 pairs today! What t pity! . . . "But, In addition, one frequently can't get a tilting size. And there are also many other obstacles. If you don't get a doctor's prescription) you don't get any glasses at all, and even with the permit you wait three weeks ... "And this situation prevails at other optical shops in Moscow, too." American Moscows Don't Mind Retaliation Against Red Moscow MOSCOW, Mich. (*—The Muscovites here have mixed reactions on the government's decision to' close their frontiers to Russians. Moscow, Mich., la in one of 37 counties In Michigan included in a nationwide area closed to travel by Soviet citizens in this coumry. The State Department announced the move yesterday as a retaliatory measure' against Moscow — Moscow, Russia. Another American Moscow — In Idaho — also was declared out of bounds for the Russians. But they are free to travel in still another — Moscow, Ohio. Michigan's Moscow — which doesn't even have a family of Russian ancestry — is in Hillsdale County. It has 200-plus residents and a tavern-turned-antlque-shop built in 1827. The Muscovites say It Is one of the oldest taverns In Michigan. It also has a genfiral store. The cracker barrel is long since gone but the Moscovites who congregat- OERALDINE LISTON, Clerk. By DONNA SIMMONS, D. C. T. J. Crowder, Atty. for Pltf. Percy Wright, Atyt. Ad Litem. 12/21-28-1/4-11 ed around It are still there..And each has an opinion. Harold Horton, 4i, a farmer, supports the government's move. "If they don't want us traveling through their counthy then we should keep them out of here," he said. Wynn Richards, an insurance broker and owner of the tavern-antique shop put it this way; 'We don't want any part of Russia — outside of the name of Moscow. And if restricting the Russians in this country is okay with Ike Elsenhower it's okay with me." Actrtss Leaves Hospital LOS ANGELES MR — Actress Marie McDonald returned home yesterday from a hospital where she was treated for a mild case of pneumonia. PRESIDENTIAL LISTENERS Four future Presidents of the United States stood on the platform near Lincoln when he de livered his inaugural address: Hayes, Garfield, Arthur and Benjamin Harrison. Electricity from the Federal Government Electricity from an Electric Company Two kinds of electricity WHICH DO YOU QtTT Four out of five people get electricity from the more than 800 business-managed electric light and power companies. These companies have trifled their supply of electricity in 15 yeari. And they have cut the average family price per kilowatt-hour by onc-fourth. COMPANY ELECTRICITY 1. Its prices are strictly regulated by people chosen to represent you. 1 It is available to everyone—without discrimination. J. It cornea from plants paid for by many thousands of investors. 4. It playa an important part in the free enterprise system of a free end-strong America. The other kind of electricity is produced by the federal government and distributed to several million families and businesses. The differences between the two are important. They affect you, your pocketbook and your future. Compare the differences: GOVERNMENT ElECTRICITY 1. Its prices are exempt from normal regulation. 2, .Certain favored groups have first call on it. I. Its plants take tax money badly needed for other purposes, 4. It puts the fedornl government in business- it points to a government power monopoly —and socialism. When you hear talk of a new government power project, asV these two questions: Is it really necessary? IB it « job that can be done without tax money by America's busincss-managcd Electric Light and Power Companies? . * "YOU ARK THERE"—GDI teWvUtoa—wttneM bUtory'i grnt mat* Ark-Mo Power Co. Loses by a Foot HOPKINSVTLIJE, Ky. 1*1 — Police Investigating a burglary at Larry White's store had no trouble catching their man. They found him hanging by a foot from the top of t door. The man had managed to pry the top part of the padlocked door partly open, but .when he tried to squeeze through the door snapped back on his foot. 81-Year-Old Negro Killed On Hayti Street HAYTI, Mo. - EH Taylor, an 81- year-old Haytl Negro, was killed Instantly when he was hit by a truck at the Intersection of Wash-i Ington Avenue and Second Street here at approximately 12:15 Saturday afternoon. Haytl City Policeman Raymond Ings and Trooper Ed Kelsey of the Missouri Highway Patrol Investigated. Ings said witnesses stated that Taylor stepped in front of a truck and trailer and was hit. Driver of the truck was Clyde McCord of Dallas, Texas. The policeman said that the driver was released and no charges are likely to be filed. Graveside services for the de-l ceased were held Monday at St. j John's Cemetery near Hayti. Ger-! man Valhalla Funeral Home was j In charge. dame. "But I've been good to It too Broadway has had It. I love Denver, and so do the children." Ethel said she has three more shows to do in Los Angeles for a television sponsor, then It's back to Denver, her home. Color television picture tubes are coated with 150,000 tiny phosphor dots—one-third of the dots are red, one-third green, and one-third bill*. Ethel Merman Through With Broadway Shows SAN FRANCISCO W)—Broadway has had it, says Ethel Merman, and she'll do no more musicals on the Qay White Way. She would, however, "like to do another movie," said the star of the current "No Business Like Show Business" in a press conference during a visit here with her airlines executive husband Robert Six. 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