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BLYTHEVILLE, (AKK.) COUUIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 1942 addition*! s •'jiiim likely of'* local conditions ^immediately into 'whenever it ap- activities are h : Tes : ult in higher rents. Support Urged __ _-as;vast as this will :ttie-fullest public support, and we shall have the landlords who have n^ v 'att«npted.;t6 take advantage of" abnormal conditions." -Rents ? are not automatically nor Immediately "reduced by today's action, .the OPA administrator cautioned. The Emergency Price Con- trol''Act; which provides the authority: for rent control, requires that state .and local officials be given 60 days to comply with the recom- nfehdations. Sixty days froin today, Brents in any of the 302 newly- named areas' have-not been stabil- i&d or reduced to the levels recommended, the price administrator is- empowered to impose Federal regulation iu areas failing to comply. ^Actual reductions of rents by Federal regulation will come when and if the price administrator determines^that his recommendations in an area have not been met, and issues formal regulations and orders for the area. ; Main Points Outlined • OPA's recommendations for tlie 259 areas where the maximum rent date was set at March 1, 1942 covered these main points: 1: For • housing accommodations ' rented on March 1, 1942, the rent ' shall : not exceed the charge or : March 1. Defense-Rental Areas Designated Today in Arkansas Recommended Maximum Rent Date March 1,1942 March 1,1942 March 1,1942 Defense-Rental Are* Benton-Bauxite Blytheville Caraden 1940 Area Population 19,163 80,217 40,787 El Dorado Fort Smith Hope Little Rock; Memphis, Term. Pine Bluff Texarkana Extent *f Area Saline County , Mississippi county . Counties of Calhoun and Ouachita Union County ' 50,461 March 1,1942 Sebastian County 62,809 March 1,1942 Hempstead County 32,770 March 1,1942 Counties of ' Lonoke, 185,887 March 1,194i and Pulaskl Crittenden Co., Ark., Shelby Co., Tenn. Jefferson County 65,101 March 1,1941 Miller Co., Ark., 82,082 July 1,1941 Bowie Co., Texas 400,723 March 1,1942 Cornering Smart Idea O in varied war production. Camps and Plants The 12 defense-rental areas with the earliest maximum-rent date, Jan. 1, 1941, are principally locations of army camps and ordnance plants on which construction or expansion of facilities began in the fall of 1940. By the end of that year, OPA found, these communities had begun to experience inflationary rent increases. Surveys by the Works Projects Administration in areas for which 1941 maximum rent dates have been recommended show extremely low habitable rental vacancy rates. These vacancy rates start below 0.5' per cent and in no case go above 2.8 per cent. These low vacancy rates were paralleled by rent increases. The survey showed a rise in the total rent bill of between five and ten per cent in 20 of these localities; creases were concentrated in areas which had been allocated the first large shipbuilding, aircraft and ordnance plant contracts and areas which included major army can- onments. Here a sudden influx of efense workers and the families )f military personnel created im- ncdiate housing shortages and sent rents bounding upward. Later in 1941 as war contracts spread more widely through ndustrinl America and as new production facilities sprang up in semi- rural sections, housing shortages and rental problems became gen- _ I between 10 and 15 per cent .in 23 2: Provision must be made for es- \™™™ lu Ji"" p ; If .£ * r*r ttablishing the maximum rents' localities; between 15 and 25 per for accommodations not rented cent in v on March 1 or substantially al- z tered since then. 3' Provision.must also be made to - protect the tenant against un* warranted-^ eviction, .and to pre- 1 verit7j4?asio_rf of maximum rents. ." Similar ^recommenda'tions w'/.?' made for^reas-where the maximum rent da^Jwas^specified as of Jan. l r AprULv.or, Jufy'l," 1941. -Of the -323 'defense-rental areas now designated ?13W contain establishments" of the farmed' forces; 63 are primarily centers of~ ordnance manufacture and storage; 15 are mainly shipbuilding and "ship repair centers; eight are locations of aircraft plants;" and the remaining 105 contain establishments engaged 16 localities; between 25 and 35 per cent in 11 localities; and between 35 and 50 per cent in eight localities. Rents in the remaining 7 localities rose at least half again above thr pre-defense level, and in two cases almost doubled. Indexes of average rents obviously conceal' far more substantial increases in individual instances. ' OPA Problem General 'reported that the '.ren problem, at first isolated in communities which had expandec rapidly under the early defense program, has become genera through the country. From May, 1940, through th early months of 1941, rent in For the past year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics national index of rents paid by wage-earners has been rising about one per cent every three months and the rate of increase is clearly accelerating. The shortage of rental housing has been accentuated by the shortage of tires and automobiles, the curtailment of .new housing construction, and the "undoubling" of families which lived together during the Depression. Housing Pressure Intensified Many war production plants are dependent on workers in a broad commuting area for their labor supply. As the tire and automobile shortage cuts commuting distances men who have lived on farms anc driven 30 to 50 miles to a factory may soon have to move to town, intensifying the pressure on the limited supply of housing, OPA reported. The defense-rental areas designated today by Price Administrator Henderson, along with those previously announced, are listed. Areas extend beyond the : municipal limits of the principal city i or. cities within them and have j been defined chiefly in terms of counties and parishes. In some instances areas cross state lines. The area is named either by its principal center of population or by the geo- Russian Dishes Add but she was sure her beauty 6hop Variety, Economy To Dinner Menus HPHE versatile mitred bookcases with open backs picture^ here, in. A corner formation, will form right and left ends for a couch, will fit around and behind a sofa facing a fireplace, will even go around the'corner of a wall leading from foyer into living room. They're part of the large new American walnut and. native oak furniture tiroup which Helen Park and Salvatore Bevalacqua designed with .unusual foresight. The distinctive lamp table and record cabinet, .left of the couch, has a nook for books.. Peru's President To Make "Good Neighbor" Visit To U. S. BY MILTON BRONNER NEA Service Staff WASHINGTON. - Correspondent Early next month one of the handsomest men in South America, President Manuel erected section. Prado of Peru, will in the White House be by MIND YOUR MANNERS H. ftM. V. f . »AT. Test your knowledge of correct social usage by answering the following questions, then checking answers below: 1. If the other girls wear long: dresses to parties should a mother insist that her daughter is too YOU CANT BEAT > THEM FOR VALUE! "I get longer wear from my work shoes now—and I'm taving money too! That's be- \ cause Wards give me the * s right shoe for my job, at a lower price. No wonder! s / They're work shoe \ specialists! No. 8761 •. For wet floors— non - skid soles! No. 8736 For soil tetds-- upperil No. 8207 For rough floors— (in-cord dress? 2. Is it good taste for a mother to put colored nail polish on the nails of a little child? 3. Is it poor taste for a school girl to have a permanent wave? 4. Are baby rings now considered in good taste? 5. Should children be taught not to interrupt when others are talking? What would you do if— You buy a gift for a baby which you will send through the mail— (a) Address the gift to the baby—if you know its name? (b) Address the gift to the mother? Answers 1. No. 2. No. 3. Not if it is not frizzy and is arranged simply. 4. No. 5. Yes. Better "What Would You Do" solution—in this case either is all right. President Roosevelt. President Prado's visit to this country, his first, is by direct invitation of President Roosevelt. Itc is expected to land in Miami, and go direct to Washington where he will be a guest at the White House. Later he will visit New York, Boston and Detroit. . HE MAKES STRIKING FIGURE The Peruvian President would be a striking figure in any assemblage. At little over medium height, he is something like a better-looking Paul McNutt: Prado's white hair is thinning. His eagle profile really typifies his righting career as soldier and, politician. Besides his native Spanish, he talks French and a little English. A polished man of the world, he is also a good mixer. '' President Prado was born »in Jma, April 21, 1889. His career las been varied enough to earn the tite of "all-'round-rmui." At 15. he entered the University of San Marcos. Graduated with lonors. he joined the faculty and also directed the scientific magazine published by the university. That was only one phase of his life. While still an undergraduate he enlisted in the army and later rose to the rank of first lieutenant in the war with Ecuador, in which he saw active service. President Prado entered business and politics at about the same time. In 1919 he assumed charge First Aid Students Here Will Begin New Phase Of Study Tonight An advanced First Aid Training class for people who have completed the recent 10 weeks standard course will begin tonight at 8 o'clock in the court room of the city hall .according to Mrs. Charles L. Wylie, first aid chairman of the local chapter of the American Red Cross. The following have just completed the standard course under Carl Ganske, the only local lay instructor authorized by the Red Cross here: George M. Lee, O. P. Rainey, Harman Taylor. W. N. Orr, H. H. Brooks, Miss Delia Purtle. Miss Zola Crafton, Miss Bedwell, C. G. Redman, Bancroft! Terry, Jack Thro, Don C. Sutherland, George Cross Jr,. John McDowell, Charles Percival, Dan Tonkel, Mrs. Charles Alford, Mrs. Bancroft Terry, Mrs. Lucian Gaines, Mrs. John McDowell, Miss Jewell Lee, Miss Anne Fisher, Miss [one George, Miss Mary Evelyn Featherston, Mrs. George M. Lee. Mrs.' E. R. Mason, Mrs. W. S. Johnston, Mrs. O. P. Rainey, Mrs. W. N. Orr, Mrs. Kathleen Thomas, Mrs. Kendall Berry, Miss Winnie Virgil Turner. A few others whose names will appear later have some work to make up because of absences, but will also be included in the class of Advanced First Aid Training tonight. This class will meet both Wednesday and Friday nights for two weeks of intensive practice and study. The completion of this course will make this group eligible for a course of training given by a special instructor from the St. Louis Red Cross office later in May. This later training will also include a few people from Manila and Leachville, who are taking their preliminary work now under the direction of their local doctors. The instructor from St. Louis will graduate a group to be the future First Aid instructors for the Chickasawba chapter. These instructors, according to Red Cross regulations, instruct only classes set up and planned according to ed Cross supervision. Mrs. Wylie will arrange for these lasses which she expects to have veil underway by Fall. BY MRS. GAYNOR MADDOX NEA Service Staff Writer Russian food, as adapted to our American markets, by Russian- Americans, can add variety and wholesomeness to our family menus. The new "Russian Cook Book for American Homes." published by Russian War Relief, Inc., to raise fighting allies, contains more than Washington to Use Stickers OLYMPTA, Wash. (UiP)— The national ban on new auto license plates will- be met in Washington state in 1943 by issuing windshield , stickers. A state law againt put-]p] ting thing on \vindshields will be' abandoned* for the duration of the war. President Manuel Trado of Peru . . . "a good mixer." of the Lima. Light and Power Company. He also became chairman of the Peruvian Steamship Company and general manager, later president, of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru. Also in 1919, he was elected to Congress. A bitter opponent of the government in power, he was accused of leading a revolutionary movement, was imprisoned and finally deported in 1923. He returned from European exile .U" 1932 and in October, 1939, was elected President. Senior Class To Give Annual Play At Luxora LUXOR A. Ark., April 29.—The annual Senior class play of the Luxora high school, under the direction of Mrs. Charlie Thomas, will be given at the high school auditorium Friday night. "Take It Easy," a three-act comedy, will be presented by the following cast: Vivian McRae, Ditsy Siliman, Harold Frazier, Fred George, Charlie Hicks, Joanna Clark, Billy Rodgers, Emery Koch, seniors, assisted by Eliza Smith, sophomore, and Clarence Hill, junior. line Stringer, both of Manila Lloyd Cox and Miss Annalou Red both of Manila; Dennis Winfred Barber and Miss Maxine Key, both of 'Dell, by D. D. Marrs; Edward Mae Bland, both of Bradford, by I T. L. Cassidy. 200 clearly written recipes. They are substantal and interesting ] dishes which the American house- ] wife can fit into her own menus to add economical variety. iHere are three Zakuski from the book. Russians usually begin luncheon : and dinner with these appetizers, sometimes placing as many as 15 on the table at once. for the American menu, some of* the recipes given below can serve as* main luncheon or supper dishes. FOBSHMAK ' (Serves 6 to 8) One cup finely chopped leftover meat, 5 potatoes, 2 large onions, 2 herrings, salt and pepper, 2 eggs, separated, grated cheese, biscuit dough. Boil and mash potatoes. Chop onions and fry lightly. Clean and bone herring; chop. Combine these chopped and mashed ingredients with the chopped meat. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add unbeaten egg yolks. Beat egg white, until stiff but not dry. Fold into mixture. -Place in greased baking dish Sprinkle with grated cheese. Covei with small rounds of biscui dough. Bake in moderately ho oven (425 F.), for about 20 minutes, until biscuits are brown. HOT TOMATO SAUCE AND SAUSAGE (Serves 4 to 6) One can condensed tomato soup 1 cup diced bologna or l cup peeled frankfurters cut in l-incl pieces. Heat tomato soup. Add cube bologna or cut frankfurters Turn into casserole and bake until ver hot. EGGPLANT CAVIAR One eggplant, 3 onions, olive oil, or other salad oil, salt and pepper. Bake eggplant until it skins easily. Put through meat chopper. Slice onions fine and fry in oil. Add chopped eggplant, salt and pepper Mix well and chill. Serve cold with slices of lemon. THE WHISKEV WITHOUT REGRETS w >;•«• . VOfy regret having jacked up the car for the duration — When you can still enjoy one of life's big moments: NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION Letters of administration on the state of Elijah Monroe Terry, de- eased, were granted to the under- igned on. the 8th day of April, 942, by the Probate Court of Mississippi County. Any persons having claims against said estate are required to exhibit hem, properly authenticated, for allowance, to the under sighed as administrator of said estate; before ,he end of one year from the date of the granting of letters of ad- Gcnerous Gesture From WESTBROOK, Me. (UP) ^elec- tees who go into the army from Westbrpok have Mayor U. Ordway Furbish's permission to wire him — collect— for money, if they find it hard to get along on $21 a month. Not Too Sure About Marriage ST.' LOUIS fJP)—Mrs. Fannie Lee',Trpp, 32-year-old Negro beauty shop operator, had an answer ready when election board officials 50th Anniversary Green River— "The Whiskey Without: Regrets"! The finest Green River tver bottled i Pint 5-1.35 70c l / 2 pi Plus Sales Tax ministration upon said estate, and | asked her why she registered from.' if such claims be not so presented, they will be'forever barred. JAMES TERRY, Administrator of the estate of E. M. Terry, deceased. Frank C. Douglas, Atty. A8-15-22-2D-M6-13 her beauty shop instead of from he* home. She said she ' didn't know- how long her marriage would \ast, According to plastic surgeons, more men .than women have their faces lifted. For Original Beauty Creations — —. Phone 2592 Caldwell Beauty Shop First National Bark Building: "THE WHISKEY WITHOUT REGRETS" GREEN RIVER GREEN RIVER KENTUCKY STRAIGHI BOURBON WHISKEY, 86 PROOF, Oldetyme Distillers Corp:, N.Y. A Tire Maker Takes His Turn CHICOPEE, Mass. (UP)—There are more than 350.000 new tires in the U. S. Rubber company warehouses here, but when company officials asked the rationing board for permission to use four of them on a truck, they were told to have the old ones retreadcd. Osceola Man Attends Services For ^Father OSCEOLA, Ark. April 29.—Harry Miller Sr. is "in Porum. Okla., where he was called Friday on account of the death of his father, W. T. Miller of that city whose funeral was conducted there on Saturday. Mr. Miller was 88 years of age and had been in failing health for several months. He leaves three sons and three daughters: H. C. Miller, Osceola; W. C. Miller, Cuyghoga Falls, Ohio; L. C. Miller. Waterproof, La.; Mrs. M. T. Link, Bentonia, Miss.; Mrs. D. P. Lowrance, Salina. Kans., and Mrs. E. M. Skaggs of Porum, Okla.. with whom Mr. Miller made his home. Marriage Licenses Four marriage licenses have been issued from the Blytheville office of the county court clerk during the past week. Names of the couples and ministers or officers performing the ceremonies, if listed, follow. Johnic Ferguson and Miss Pau- lots of rice Soup Joins MncArthur I'aradc America's Largest Airline Relies On Sinclair Pennsylvania Motor Oil Exclusively EAST ST. LOUIS (UP)—An enterprising restaurant entrepreneur turned up with "General MacArthur Soup" on the menu shortly after the- American hero was transferred to Australia. It consisted of beef stock, celery, onjo ns _and FU1NNY BUSINESS One of the deepest' holes in the world was drilled in 1926 in Orange county, Calif. It was sunk 8201 feet. A Cordial Welcome Awaits You at The Beauty Bar One of the finest, most modern shops in Northeast Arkansas. Phone 3202 Glencoc Bids'. "Once a \vcck each member of the office Force is bounced; I on Ihis life net and the loose change invested in war' i " slamps," '^Z--~~- " ••'-''' Erie Tkompton, wtewardas cf American Airlines, Inc., \c\oie planea use Sinclair Penntyltania Motor Oil cxclusitcly. America's largest airline, American Airlines, Inc., relies on Sinclair Pennsylvania Motor Oil exclusively to lubricate its great fleet of Flagships. Give your car the same protection given costly airplane motors. Ask your Sinclair Dealer for Sinclair Pennsylvania Motor Oil. It lasts so long it saves you money—gives your car safer, quieter lubrication. B. J. ALLEN

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