The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 25, 1951 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 25, 1951
Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, April 25, 1951 McAAath Asks Check Of Arkansas Gas Prices BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COURIER NEWS UTTLE ROCK, April 25. W>> Governor McMath has ashed the U.S. Department 0 [ Justice to investigate practices cni])loyocl by Arkansas gasoline wholesalers. McMath yesterday released a letter, he has mailed to Attorney Oeji- eral J. Howard McGrath. charging that the wholesalers apparently "have entered into an agreement or a conspiracy to fix (lie retail price of gasoline in Arxansas." McMath charged that gasoline ^prices (n stale surrounding Arkan- srvs are two cents per gallon lower, exclusive of tax! He offered this wholesale price list for regular gasoline: Oklahoma and Texas. 19 cents; Louisiana, 20; Mississippi, 21.]• Missouri. 20.2; Tennessee, 21.3; Arkansas 21.5. Why, McMath asked, should Ar- Jcatissns pay Ivvo cents more per Ballon (or gasoline processed in Arkansas than is paid Tor the same product In Missouri? 'We are being discriminated against, and there is certainly every indication of a collusion and conspiracy to fix the retail price' of gasoline in our state," the governor said. McMath asked the .Justice Department to determine 11 the alleged action by distributors is In violation of federal anti-trust laws. Prague AP Chief Said 'Missing' LONDON, April 2S. (/P)_wiili«ri) N'. Oatis, Associated Press chief bl bureau'at Prague, has been miss- ins since Monday and efforts to trace him have been fruitless so (ar. The United Slates embassy at Prague told the Ix>ndon office or the Associated Press by phone today that It had asked the C/.ech foreign office to help locale him. California Blonde Wows Paree in 50-Pound Dress PARIS (NBA)—There seems to be an International swapping of stage lalcnt these days. White New York- frs are rfieering French stars like Mistinguett and Josephine Baker, Paris is all excited about a young blonde from Los ^Angeles named Mnry ' Meade, Mis* Meade is getting the break of a lifetime. Sile's the star of the super-revue at the fabulous Casino lie Paris. She cavorts around the stage in breathtaking costumes made of such stuff as ostrich plumes, singing nine songs against an exotic tirteksratmci. All in all. it's a pretty good jub , lor a 20-year-old girl who's never fc appealed in this type of production before, illss Alcartc has had considerable American experience in other phases of show business- movies, television, concerts. She also did n three-month stint in the Philippines and Iwo Jlma, entertaining Ols in 1917. Her castiiis in the leading rold in the Casino's revue Is even more remarkable, because Miss Meade's French is somewhat sketchy. She was singing at Dinarzade. a plush Parisian night haunt, when she was spotted by talent scouts for Henri Varua, producer of the Casino's shows. Despite her lack of fluency in French, Mary Meade isn't fazed bv it at all. "People in show business are much the same in every country," she says. "Maybe they are more excitable here nnd leave so many things to the last minute. But somehow or other all the pieces miraculously Jail into their place at the right time." Sli'e" admits to being thrilled that she's been assigned the same dressing room used by past Casino headliners. people like Maurice 'Chevalier and Mistinguett. She gels on fabulously with her dresser, although she doesn't speak French and the dresser can't talk English: "Gay Paris," the current revue at the Casino, i s one of the most lavish in European night-club history, it took two years to complete, and it is estimated to have cost more than 350,000,000 francs about $1,000,000. There are 40 tableaux, one following the other at lightning speed In keeping with Varna's slogan, "Keep the show moving." There' are 200 In the cast, and 2.000 costumes in all. Tlie enlire singe K backed by an enormous mirror, which Varna uses to multiply the MARy MK,M)E OUT WEST: •, In.Paris, she's covered up. effects. . Mary .Meade. billed as the "great international star," wears the most elaborate costume in a very elaborately costumed show. There are silks, velvets, laces, diamonds, jewels, spangles. But in one scene Miss Meade tops them all in an immense crinoline in red velvet which weiyfis 50 pounds. It takes three people to slip it over her head. It could hide another person in it, as irell as Mary Meade. That urj.stme tj-ptfies a "cover up" trend in (he Casino's costumes, once noted for « tendency toward nudity. The show still offers a few unclad mademoiselles, but as costume Fire Death Toll Mounts to 104 YOKOHAMA. Japan. April 25. OP) —The death toll In yesterday's train lire has mounted to tat. Three American soldiers were among the victims, when a powei line Ignited a wooden coach. First reports had listed seven GIs as victims but the figure was revised. Transportation Minister Takesh: Vamazaki said Japan's 500 wooden- roofed coaches would b« remodeled and emergency valves installed to open doors automatically. Passengers were trapped when Hit electric door Controls short-circuited M'Arthur Gets Formal Invitation to Arkansas From Governor McMath LITTLE ROCK, April 25 W|— Governor WcMath has formally invited Gen. Douglas MacA.lhur to visit Little nock, the city in which the general was born. Jn a telegram sent to MacArfhiir in New York City. McMath said: "On behalf of the citizens of the state of your birth, we cordially in- vite'you to Visit your birthplace in Liule Rock and the state of Arkansas. As we ail hold you In such high esteem, we sincerely hop* that this visit can be worked Into j-our schedule " British Smoke Lest At Cigarette Tax Increases LONDON—(;!•)—Taxes on cigarettes are cutting Brittan's \smoklng. With » pack of 20 costing three shillings and sixpence (4B U.S. cents) —about two shillings and ninepence of that tax-- demand Is falling off manufacturers report. But the demand Is still greater than the supply. Efforf-s to produce a cheaper cigarette but with the same tobacco by using filter 'tips are described as "pretty discouraging." Dollar restrictions are forcing some firms to increase their proportion of nondollar tobacco. A few years ago the proportion was JO per cent non- dollar tobacco to 70 per cent dollar, but now the ratio !s nearer 40-«0 designer Jose'de Zsmora points out, "The general tendency Ij definit more dressed up." HI-BRED COTTON SEED Machine delinted Ceresan .treated '75% and h«lfer :garm, DEENER & CO. 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Uniltd Slatti ha> plojcd in t» Hi« kandt of Iht Com The Genera a jnvior by Asi olic peoples. H« was Iheii symbol cf . . . salvolion.' "A milestone on way to complere victory. shock lo • Ihe Jopa- fteie Government and ve reoie) [| much. . . . The loss of a very dear friend. It h vitli onxrcfy that we view Iht lulure." The Chinese people will ex- «rt even greoler fnerjy (in) the United Slates end aidin9 Korea." This is lhe greatest victory lor communism since Ihc (all ol China's marnland. This will fiave a terrible cllccl in all Asia on Ihe aemocrolic cause " "A great victory for the principles ol democracy . . . (prool IKol) Ihe United Stales has no aggreisive in- renfiani, whatsoever.".. (and" -_ P" liue • • • peace aims." ASIA HAS ITS SAY ON AlacAK'l'UUK OlJSTEK-Asiallc opinion ,,f the''fil'lllg of Gen, Douelns Ma Arthur was sharply divided as the former supreme commander of UN forces in Ihe Fhr Bust returned home to present his case to the American people. The newsmap above B i«s lhe views of major Asiatic countries as reported by correspondents. One ol the major points of issue between MacArllHii- nnd Tritmnn Is (he erai's insistence Ural Asia dese rvos priority over Europe as Ihe formost battlcsronnd against Russian aggression. Ihc tribal morie,-will, a loan com- revolving loan fund Indians Are Running Own Revolving Loans WINDOW ROCK \ri7. (AP) _ ° lhcr r ™« r «s..VhLs year lhe tribal The Navajo Indians "are" handling | colmc " "Wropviated $724,000 to the mlttec just lite Uncle Sam. The" money comes from oil and The ioniis go to stock men nnd fanners among the 00,000 Indians and to co-op 'trading posts, Industries. project* like klbal sawmills and small Satisfied T/t/iers Ignore Earthly Reward SANTA ANA, cant, (/p/—There's $100 on deposit, in a osnk )icre which can be claimed by anyone. Anyone, (hat In, who tries tithing for one year and finds that God dop* not. keep his promise to take adcqimte care ol Ihe giver. 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Here indeed i.s a car lhal is fine in bearing, in actton/and in i(i c precision of every slriiciiiral part— a KOAOAfASTJ-R custom built by Buick. When will you try one as our guesl? tout m TO G'FAtEl VMU! R.O ADM ASTER Custom Built by Buick LANGSTON-McWATERS BUICK Co. Walnut & Broadway Dial 555

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