The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 30, 1949 · Page 2
Get access to this page with a Free Trial

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
Issue Date:
Thursday, June 30, 1949
Page 2
Start Free Trial

FAOBTWO BLTTHEVn-LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THI NATION TODAY Reciprocal Trade Agreements Act Expires Tonight Leaving U.S. in Embarrassing Position : »r •>»••* Marlow ^ WAMONOTON, June 30 <*•)—The reciprocal ttade agreement »cl AMI tonifht—«t l«ast (or a wlille—because Congress Jailed to gel. around to noewiac M. Thfe at* la a eorntwtone in our foreign policy. It via first passed In IMt undw the guidance o[ President Roosevelt and Secretary ol state Hull to build up better trade with other countries. i It ha* been renewed repeatedly* _ then by Congress, the last tim 4n 1MI when It w»s made clear the tct would die June .10, It*t, linlew Congress acted to continue it. Month! • go President Truman told Congres« the deadline was ap- proachini and the act should be renewed. The House approved it. But the Senate has dawdled. . Maybe in a month or so the Senate will finally do lomething about It. In the end, Congress Is expected to continue the act for at leaM another year, maybe another three 'yean. D«la* k EmbarraSAtnjr All thii is a litttlt embarrassing 'for thii country and a group of .our trade experts. They are now in France with the representatives of 31 other countries — all trying to work out trade agreements. They have agreed on a number of deals—work on them gees back two years—and Mr. Truman has agreements the work of Hie American experts in Prance a little up in the Mr. Yet. these agreements are important in restoring world trade. The act means simply this: The U. S. will lower our tariffs on certain, agrerd-upon goods imported from other countries provided they reciprocate by lowering their tariffs on certain goods imported from us. We've marie these with 42 countries. For example: We may want wine from France. Fraiice wants machinery from us. We lower our tariffs on French wine coming here. The French lower their tariffs on machinery going into France. We may not' want French siH:. The French may not want our roller-skates. So we don't lower our tariffs on their silk. They don't lower their tariffs on our roller- skates. — -- . ^ . , President's Power an Issue been able to start them moving by | . ]11is 1s (ne m]dcst k , nd Qf ex _ apprormj them. planation, for the whole problem is The trade agreements act gave him this power to approve. But Mr. Truman—in this case, the U.S. can't okay any further deals at the Ihrnch meeting after today, until the net U once more renewed by Centres*, whenever that is. very complicated, as can be seen from what the experts of the 34 countries in France are trying to do: To cut down counlry-by-country deals nnd end discrimination among countries, they're trying to make agreements by which any country 80 the Senate's tardiness leave* that lowers its tariff on certain HURRICANE HUNTERS-The hunling season has opened for these three Navy planes, winging their way over Miami Beach, Fla., on their way out In sea. They're hunting hurricanes. During the hurricane season, they fly far out to track down any sturms approaching the coast, aim give Ihe weather bureau ample wnrnini; products of nnothej- country will give all of the other 3'i countries the same tariff rates on Ihnse certain liroducts. (That docMi't mean all products.t When the trade act was first passed in 1934 our taritTs on foreign goods coming in here to com- pete with American goods were very high. This was to protect American producers. So the i,ct allowed the President to cut tariffs where he saw fit, but only after a long study by government experts and public hearhiRs where anyone who thought he might M. L. Bellinger Heads Manila Legionnaires MANILA, Ark.. ,Iune 30—M. L. Bollinser was elected commander of Herman Davis Post 197 of the American Legion Monday night to succeed Lawrence A. Brown. Other officers elected for ensuing year are: Roy Denton. first vice commander. Max Isaccs, second vice commander. Johnney Cullins. adjutant; Robert Tov.ii.scud. finance officer. Installation services for new officers will be held next Tuesday night at the Legion Hut with Billie Steed. Fifth District commander, of Leachville, conducting the Installation services. Ail invitation has THURSDAY, JUNE 80, IMf * be hurt could explain. Some congressmen, particularly Republicans, haven't been too fond of the trade act. They've argued the tariff cuts have hurt some American businesses. Before letting the act be continued, they'll flght for what they say is more protection for American business. They'll do that by trying to put more restrictions on the President's ability to cut. Hayti Matt Participator In Alaskan That Loosen FALSE TEETH Need Not Embarrass, Many wearers ot lalse teeth have ; 'uttered real embarrassment be- ! cause theii plate dropped, slipped 01 wabbled at Just the wrong time j Da not live in frai o! this happen- i ing to you Just sprinkle a little i FASTEETH the alkaline mon-acidi ! powder on youi plates Holds false • teeth more firmly, so they feel more comfortable Does not sour Cl i FASTEETH al any drug store William T. Oreenwell, fireman ap- prentlce, USN, is scheduled to participate In the Point Barrow R«, supply Expedition M a member of the attack cargo ship, USS Union according to Ninth Naval District headquarter!. He Is the son of Thom»« J. Greenwell, 1213 West Washington Haytl Mo., »nd the husband ot Mrs. Martha Greenwell, 501 Juliet, Caruthersville, Mo. been extended to the public with special invitations sent to Legion nalres of BlytheviUe, LeachvUle Monette, and other nearby towns A buffet supper will be served with Robert Townsend. p. a. Ballard, and Max Issacs In charge. Other committee members are Jack Tipton L. L. Woodruff. Roy Denton. and Harvey Durham. Mr. Bollinger said he would appoint Louis Bailard, service otficrt for this year; P. Q. Ballard. chaplain, Elwin R. Horn, sergeant-at- arms, and Jack Tipton, historian JUST IN TIME FOR THE 4th Arkansas Lawmakers Split on Housing Bill WASHINGTON, June 30. (/p,_ Arlc»ns»s' Representatives split 4-3, yesterday on the housing bill with the majority opposing It. bill passed. Reps. Hays, Mills and Trlmbl voted for the measure: Reps. o« things. Harris, Norrell and Tackett against It. Read Courier News W»nt Ad*. ATTIC FAN DEMONSTRATION We have installed one of tKe new Rancher Typ« Attic fans in our office for • demonstration, Kasily installed in any home and costs less. No Down Payment Required Convenient Terms. • BE COMFORTABLE • E. C. Robinson Lbr. Co. Phone 551 BlytheviUe, Ark. To give you a FINER CIGARETTE Lucky Strike maintains America's FINEST CIGARETTE LABORATORY America's largest cigarette research laboratory is your guarantee that Luckies are a finer cigarette! TTTOU SEE HERR the largest and most complple i laboratory of its kind operated by any cigarette manufacturer in America. For many yearn I,ucky Strike scientists have delved into cigarette research on an extensive •cale. Out of this has grown an elaborate system of quality control. Every step in the making of Luckie«—from before the tobacco is bought until the finished cigarette reaches you—cornea under the laboratory's watchful eye. Literally hundreds of precision test* are conducted daily to make certain that the Lucky Strike you smoke is a finer, MiWer, more enjoyable cigarette. As you read this, a constant stream of tobacco . . . xample* from every tobacco-growing are* ... is flowing into the laboratory- in Richmond, Virginia. These samples are scientifically analyzed, and reports of their quality go to the men who buy at auction for the makers of Lucky Strike. Armed with this confidential, scientific information—and their own sound judgment —these men go after finer, lighter, milder tobacco. This fine tobacco—together with scientifically controlled manufacturing methods —is your assurance that there is no finer cigarette in the world today than Lucky Strike! T«>ting tobacco. Samples Trnm every lobacco- KrnwinK »re« are xnnlyml Ix'forc nriri after pur- chase.Thr<<*eitensii-f>s,:i ( in1in<:iinnI.VKw. alonmvith the expert judgment "f Lucky Strike buyers, assure you that the tobacco in Luckies is fine! • Typical of ! devices deseed to maintain hij;h- • nt cin«r»tt« quality, this meclia- nianhelp* avoid loon* r>nrll . . . make* riouhly sur* ytx» Lucky M *o round, *o Arm, aa fully picked. So fr»» and *«y «n Hi« cV«w. Thin mel«r draws air through lh« cinarette, «H«*urM the rlrnw. .Samplra are tMted to urn if th«y are prop. erlv filled. Tpstji like thi« one are your *uar»inl*« tK»l Lnckiet an truly free and esay on the draw. We know: LUCKIES PAY MORE for fine tobacco (millioni of dollar* m»r« Hian official parity pricti} We are convinced: LUCKIES PAY MORE for cigarette research Fr«v» re y*un«ff Lutkl»« ir* fln«r-G«t o carton loctayl COf«. mi AMCIICAN TO.ACCO CO*WANY- FINAL CLEARANCE OF COTTONS VALUES TO 11.75 $575 Ton're sire to find several pretty summer cottons In just Ihe style, stie, and colors ynu like, for this special offer 'in- rludes nur entire stuck of Mayflnwer dresses. Sires 1220, 38-44. 1414-2415. Be sure in come In Friday or Saturday. Gotham Gold Stripe NYLONS $1.95 quality I^»el.T, sheer Gotham Nylon. . . . 54 rauje. 15 denier ... In a Teri wide choice of nice •*•*•• • • • «nlj slijht- hregilar. Ree them; want sereral WHITE PLAY SHOES Regular 3.98 to 5.00 2.98 Chocs* frnm It rfHTerenl stjle» In this iroap af smart, e*mf*rlabfe rammer pl»tsho«i , . all made of Hut leather. A real tal««. DON'T MISS THIS SALE! One (troop of White Play Shoes In two fcrrnl styles. For this sperlal eient M.7S valut will now he nnlr 2.49 I. Rosenthal, Inc. 226 West Main Phone 2562

What members have found on this page

Get access to

  • The largest online newspaper archive
  • 11,200+ newspapers from the 1700s–2000s
  • Millions of additional pages added every month

Try it free