The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 13, 1949 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 13, 1949
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f WEDNESDAY. AFRIT, 18,1949 ' BLYTHEVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE Truman Begins His Fifth Year As President With Firm Hope World Much Nearer Real Peace By Errteal B. Vacearo WASHINGTON, April 12. Wj—President Truman began Ms fiith year «i office thus week, convinced that the world Is moving' slowly but surely Iqfio.'ig the road to enduring peace. Pour years after taking over the rein* ,-t a government which has engaged in two devastating world wars, he if, known to feel that the |oal U at last In sight. It can be stated authoritatively that Mr. Truman thinks another two years will bring an assurance of peace. The turning point, In his opinion, «ms when the United States made Exposure—Any Direction You Want Its crucial decision two years ago to aid Greece and Turkey against the threat of Communist envelopment. The Marshall Plan with its European recovery program, and the signing of the North Atlantic pact, he believes, are further developments in the successful march to prevent aggression. Mr. Truman, who will be 65 next May 8, looked cheerful and well when photographers called in his office yesterday to mnke anniversary pictures. .Has Lunch with Colleagues He weighs 178 pounds, 11 more than he did when he was summoned to the White House April 12, 1945, to take the oath of offlci- His physician. Brig. Gen. Wallace H. Graham, thinks he's a bit "too fat." He is walking every morning h^fore breakfast and taking regular \P'!nu in the White House pool In an effort to reduce his waistline. Mr. Truman celebrated his fourth anniversary as president by lunching with old colleagues on Capitol Hill. During those four years. Mr. Truman has travelled over 124,438 miles, more than 65,000 of them by air. He did his greatest traveling last year—45.826 mile.5, 32,574 by railroad. This included his 31,500 miles of campaign travel. It was four years ago yesterday that he sat in the office of his old friend. Speaker Sam Rayburn, on a leisurely, story-telling afternoon. He got a call from Stephen Early, a Roosevelt secrelary, (named a few days ajo by Mr. Truman as undersecretary of defense)—to hurry up to the White House. Upon his arrival, he was informed of Mr. Roosevelt's death in Georgia That evening he was sworn in as president. Strain Eases On Consumers' Pocketbooks NEW YORK, April 13. lfT>— A new batch of price cuts passed on more savings to consumers today. A number of the reductions were piled on top of previous cuts which failed to spur lagging sales. Others were seasonal. Sunshine Biscuits Inc. o: New York at the annual stockholders meeting disclosed about a rioxcn lincj of Its cookies had been cut around ten per cent over the past few weeks. "Competition Is daily becoming keener." said Hanford Main, company president. General Electric Co. cut prices on three radio-phonograph combinations in seven models by $15 to $90 at the retail level. The cuts re "suggested retail prices" to ap- ly on shipments from the factory ince April 1. Coal prices are cucning down with ue advent of summer. Champion Coal Co., of Pitts- urgh, retail outlet for Pittsburgh Jonsoltdaled Coal Co., shaved seve- al types of soft coal by 13 to 65 cent ton. Those In the industry said soft coal prices are expected to remain firm generally with the ex> eption of local cuts brought on by lompetition. In the anthracite Industry, however, the first reductions from high post-war peaks were effective this veek. The lower prices vary, but probably will amount to as much fl a ton to the consumer in some cases. Hollywood Continued [join rape 8 ring MacDoiiald Cnrcy still unre- alised. Some oxcciillvis woi" dls- cussliiR the advertising campaign for "Sorrowful Jones" and one sugge.sted: "Let's advertise It us 'The Paramount Picture That Uoesn't Star MscDonald Carey,'" This novel garag* in Miami, Fla., has southern exposure—also northern, eastern and western. The four-deck building Is completely wall-less and constructed on a .sUll-liko arrangement. It can accommodate 620 cars under cover and 150 on its roof. Lucille Ball Is talking a deal to do ''Dream Girl" on tour again M summer. She \vas out with Hie show 37 weeks Inst year, had (lie time of her life, ployed to SUO audiences everywhere and made »4000 a week. Wellrs Krliirnn Orson Welles hasn't bfcn seen on the screen (or a yeur !ml he'll soon be as much !• evldcnco po]>corn. He has Tour film socm Eo bo released—"Blnck Mni*lc," "Muc- Bcth, I'he Prince of hMxc.1" nwl "The Third Man." I ... | It'* olficlal for Roy ROKCIS and i Pnle Evans as t permanent t«»m n Hoy's Republic westerns. They're doing their second together since bclni{ rcteiimert In "Susanna Pass." .John Wayne and his wife will tour South America for two months this summer. • « » There's »n expose of the me- chunk's of radio so«p operas coming up In Robert Hardy Andrews' novel, "Legend of t Lady." It't » behlnd-the-.sceiiei story of the wnshtub wecpera, • • • Hollywood Is Talking About! "Life of Riley" losing it* radio sponsor at the end of the current season. ...Fanny Bilco doing a one shot of Baby Snooks on TV. If It clicks, she'll be a regular in the wall,.. .Singer Mel Tonne and M-O-M agreeing to tear up his contract. • • • Tlic, "hi.slclG story" of the sermra- tlon oi Pnulctle Gorldard nnd Bur- gess Meredith. John dunther could do a book about it. • • « Grccr darson set to star in "Mr. Impcrlum," story of n girl who falls in lovo with a king The -- --- ---- — ••..>(>. . ., * »v r c«otvJi u| traui VT mushrooming of ririvo-in theaters, yel, "The Chain." >nd in expected box-offlc. wv wttk regular (Urn houHt. . - • « • •-.'••'• Glenn Ford getting tb* Pretw- tunt clergyman role la to. fUm version of Paul WeUinan's h«w no- Fisherman is Killed As Auto Leaves Road SPRINGFIELD, Mo., April 13. (/Pi ^-The body of John R. Holleman. a ^1-year-old medical custodial assistant at the 0. S. Medical Center for federal prisoners here, was found in his wrecked convertible coupe Monday night on Highway 65 nea Klghlandville, about 20 miles soutl of. here; Highway patrolmen said Holle man, returning to Springfield afte a fishing trip to Lake Taneycomo apparently failed to take a shar curve. His car beared off severa fence posts, overturned severa times and came to rest in a fieli 150 feet from the pavement. He wa thrown against the windshield an died of a. broken neck, patrolmen said. 'Miss Airways' Sea/skin Coats May Coat Less Next Fall ST. IX3UIS, April 13. IIP) — With the exception of "high-fashion" black, sealskin coats probably will cost sli-'htly next fall. This was indicated by prices paid at Hie scml-ajinual sealskin auction conducted by tlie Fonkc Fur Company for the governments at Canada, south Africa and the United States. The buyers paid a total of $1,837.- 3n lor 35.681 skins. Smokey Brown "mataras" brought an average of $82.61 or one per cent less than the sale last September. Red brown ".snfaiis" sold for an average of $49.67. riown.8.1 per cent from the price paid last fall. Bidding became spirited for the Alaska black .sealskins, reflecting a new fashion demand for black. The average price paid fon4.0CO of those skins «•:'.' SGiU9. an increase of 20.3 per cent over the last price. Stivers suit! the skins generally were of excellent quality. North Arkansas Stiff Faces Forest Fire Threat LI'lTLE ROCK. April 13. (Ifi — Assistant State Forester n. M. Henry snid North Arkun.sns still fnctM a serious forest fire throat today. Henry snid last night's ruins did not cover the extreme north por- it'Mis of the stale, In ureiiH about 6,000 ncres of tlmberland burned in scattered fires last week. ElKpwhere in Arkansas lust nipht rain WBS Rencrnl. A flro threat lo forests In South Arkansas wti.s allovlnlcd by rains 10ft;l weekend. WEAK cranky 'trtry Month'? Arc you troubled by dlstrext of (••runic runtttoiul periodic dLiturb- aucca? Doc. thl« nuke you iwl 90 tlrr*l, liluh-.truii.;, ntrvoitt —At euch ttnio.iV Thw\ no try I.ytllm K, Pluk- tmin's Vi'Kutahl. Compmmd lo rolliw* •uch syjnptopi.l Plnkham'. Com- LiQinid U insile .ijMotally for ifonitn. U »lr»u ki&» wliitt Uoolon call R stoultrhlo Ionic cn^ct] Anydni^nton "LYDIA I. PINKHAM'S Telephone Company Extends Underground Lines to Serve Iowa OMAHA, April U. (If}—The first section of a 205-mile Kansas City to Omaha coaxial cable Is expected to be - put into service this summer, the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company said today. The announcement followed receipt of permission from the Council Bluffs, la., city council to lay the underground coaxial cable through the city of Council Bluffs to the bank of the Missouri River. 'The coaxial cable is capable of handling as many as 1,800 long distance telephone conversations at one time. The first section of the $6,500.000 cable project is a 60-mile stretch between Kansas City and St. Joseph. Mo. It is expected to be put into se this summer. The St. Joseph- Council Bluffs-Omaha link is expected to be ready by the end of 18SO, the announcement snid. The cable project will be jointly owned by the Northwestern Bell Telephone Company, the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and the long lines department of American Telephone and Telgraph Company. School Conferences Get Under Way LITTLE EOCK. April 13. Wl—A series of conterences desipncd to acquaint local school adminisU'Rtors with the State Education Department program begun yesterday. Education Commissioner A. B. Bonds, Jr., said every school administrator in the stale will be given an opportunity to attend. Conferences were held today in RussellvMle and Batesvillo. Othev conferences .scheduled are: April 13, FaycUcvillc and Jones- bora; April 14 Harrison and Forrest City: April 19. Monticello and Nashville; April 20. Magnolia and Mcna: April 21 Arkadelphia and Little Rock. Read Curler Newr'want Ads German Reefs Said To Aid Greek Rebels BERLIN, April 13. (/Pj—Berlin's coailist party organ claimed todav that a German brigade, rccruiteti from the Ru.s-sian occupation tons was pluylng "a leading role" in the Grce!: Guerillas' new Grammoi Mountains offensive. The Sozial Demokrat assertec that German soldiers in the service of the 'Greek labels had beei stationed for some time in Albania It added that more were being sent LUGGING PO TO WHIP YOU TOUGHEST JO THE SECRET OF A BRIGHTER, CLEANER WASH MA5SEY-HARBIS ODf every penny YouTl 11V. ft. woy lh» Md««»]r.Harrb 0-pIow "4V ilopi up producHon on your farm . . . Ih. «a«y. •HorUeBB way it bn.i.i through a lough job ol plowing ... !!• conilant, d«p»ndabl« p«rloimcinc« und«i cdl condition.. If. »conomlcal pow«r . . . wilh cm «tia margin h.ld In t.nry.. You gat mora acr»i out of .vety tank at fuol . . . moi. work (or 8v you sp.nii. Sapeod trtinsmimion ejlvei you a pmcllcal .po.d lor each, job. Shock reiiilanl slMiinq . . . ilreamUn.d «lyllnij . . . Velvet-Hid* S«at •and dozens of other advantage, male, the "44" oaslor lo handle, man eomfoilab[e to diiv«. From hood [o hitch it'» built rugged lo dollvor "downiiqht luggtna power at IU be«l. : , • •. Three tractors are now in stuck for immediate delivery. Call early for a demonstration.. 61 IMPLEMENT CO No. Highwdy 61 Blytheville Scud your clothes (o the Blytheville Laundry and they'll come buck lo you cleaner, hrighter than «v«r before. But that's not all. Your clothes will last longer hccHitse they're treated carefully, gently ... an important consideration today when it's so expensive to replace (hem. Next lime cull lilytheville Laundry and you'll discover whnt we mean hy really "good laundry service." Blytheville Laundry & Cleaners Phone 4418 Say it .... With Flowers The Flower Shop Glcncoe Hotel Kldg. Phone 4491 or 2747 GENTLEMEN: To have a mil rt.lly Ills, 't» mojured bj • Ullor. New •h<mlnf all <he laleil iprlng and iumm«r Imported and d»- mrsllc wooleni. Drop dawn (a our ihop an; day of th* vcth. ' GEORGE L. MUIR "niylhcvillc's Only Tailor* 109 Railroad /rs Vivian Kennedy, 21, has been chosen "Miss Airways of April" by the KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Vivian loves to dance and ice skate, but most of all wants to marry and have * large family—at least four or five youngsters. Her intended is a six-foot New York state trooper, enough to scare off potential wolves. i You Are Cordially \ Invited to Visit | The I Accessory Shop | Feminine Apparel | Mabel Hogan Jessie Srite jg Hotel Noble Bldg. "{ Blytheville, Ark. PRESCRIPTION SERVICE ITS THE NEW OLDSMOBILE 88...LOWEST-PRICED CAR WITH HIGH-COMPRESSION "ROCKET"ENGINE! .OMmxUk hciDji 7011 Fatnrunie«jrfing! OHsmohfle hrfngn yon "Rocket" Engine pow«ri C*iB>obA« th«n in the thrilling "88"... the West-pricea "Rocket" Engine car! lt'« the New TlriM But yooVe go« to drire it «o talievc it- Yon float Uirough traffic in this •v. low wing UHMU me m^nwcjr with a BenAalioti of qiiict Bnioothrwifts Uiat yoaVe never known befcr*. Mam power_jm>m«{ power, that ruakps every mile pore pleasure. Yet CrfdV mobik'a 1J5 bonepower high-comprc»sion "Rocket" Engine actually aavcs on fuel! Wliat'i men, thexpwiKng "88" almort drives itself, thanks to the inngic of Hydra-Matic Drive*. Bo M-UtimaafA itatuaf or dutch-pushing . ; ; all you do is step on tire gag and go! €o Fntmmic. Pick the "88" for «tylc, for mancnvcraliilily, for tlic solid comfort of a brand new Body by Fisher... «nd for the New Tlirill of "Rocket" Engine perfommoeJ *» *» "W— •** *• "«oek<«" Eogiw OWamonilo "93" * you* CWdsmob*! dwlerV OLDSMOBILE SEI TOUR NEAREST OLDSMOBILI DEALER LEE MOTOR SALES 309 East Main Phone 2056 CAMERAS FOR RENT Flash or Tlox Type Ciimcras. Also a complet* slock of Hash hulbs in all sizes. Barney's Drug Store 200(5 West Main Phone 3647 KEROSENE AND FUEL OIL Phone 2089 Phone 4T41 G. O. POETZ Railroad at Cherry BABY CHICKS •IA Quality • Order Yours Now • L. K. ASHCRAFT CO. Cherry & Kailroad. Phone 4493 FOR SALE Concrete 1 , culverts, a tnet U U Inch, plain or recnturoed Ate* Concrete Bulldinc Block* chtap- er than lumber for barns, ehtofcea house*, pump homes, tenut houses, tool sheds. We deUrer. Call us for fre* MtimaU . . phone 691. OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO. FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OR ANY EXCAVATION S.J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BLDG. BLYTHEVILLE ARK • (p/iorte 3646 awt25^5

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