The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 18, 1952 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 18, 1952
Page 14
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' PAGE FOURTEEN BI/TTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, DEC; 18, 1981 Industry Promised More Steel; Production Goals Up By W1LMAM 0. VAItN WASHINGTON WV-Makers of automobiles and other civilian goods ' »alsed their producllon goals for the second quarter of 1953 today, on Hie basis of government assurance they will have more steel tflin at any time sinco the Korean War began. The Defense Production Admin- portnlion facilities and public works; the highest rate of highway construction ever; an output of 9,000 freight oars ft month, tha highest since materials were rationed; and new housing construction »t the rate of one million units a year Ho said steel provided should al- Islratlon (DPA) authorized them late yesterday to use steel up to 70 per cent of their pro-Korean rate. This is nbout 18 per cent more than for the third quarter of 4952. the previous high since the government began rationing scarce materials to assure adcqunte supplies for defense. Aluminum producers waighed, meanwhile, a conditional government offer for a celling juice Increase of one-half cent a pound on primary aluminum pig and ingot and 4 per cent on fabricated aluminum products. Defense Mobilizer Henry Fowler tied Ihe proposed increase to f provision that the Big Three pro d»ce,rs agree to certain changes In their contracts with the government, among them the deletion of the right of the government or the companies to cancel contracts for aluminum before they run their full five years. Fowler's proposal was made in Identical letters to the Aluminum Company of America, the Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corp. and the Reynolds Metals' Company. He asken immediate replies. The companies got n bigger In-crease last August, but they said Jt wasn't enough to meet their expansion programs and asked Fowler for another hike. The DPA allotments of controlled materials for Ihe April May-June quarter of 1953 m'ado no change in the rate of use of copper and aluminum. The agency satd these metals still are scarce. Copper use will continue at 50 per cent ot pro-Korea levels and aluminum al 55 per cent. - Acting DPA Chief Ralph Trigg .'. said the steel supply now. Is. looking up, after being hampered by the long steel strike in the summer. 'Trigg said the new allotments will meet In full the demands of the Alomic Energy Construction program and defense production. Defense Department requirements litll be about 10 per cent less In the second quarler than in the first quarter, because of cutbacks In output of tanks and other military - vehicles. '. . Trigs said the bigger allotments )n the second quarter should permit- : .. increased construction of small «chools, hospitals, power,and trans- Thought Good But Bills Not P1TTSFTELD, , Mass. dr> — A bconde girl of 7 walked lip to n Salvation Army kettle on a streel - corner yestesday and dropped Into it what appeared to be a 51,000 bill j . She did the same thing a block •way with what looked like a $500 bill. The little B\rl's • Intentions were probably charitable — but the bills were just play money. low production of million pas- automobiles and 315,000 rucks. ' This compares with stee irovided to build only 100,000 cars n Ihe first quarter of the new year Tlic companies previously had been authorized to produce many as H-> million antes if the;, can obtain steel from abroad ~ through other sources. McKay Resigns Governorship SALEM, Ore. MrS — Douglas McKay, who will become secretary of ntcrior In the Elsenhower Cabinet next month, resigned as governor of Oregon yesterday. He plans to leave for Washington, D. C., shortly after Jan. 1. Paul Patterson, 52, who as president of the State Senate was first in line under Oregon law to succeed McKay, was sworn Into office as governor. He will serve until January, 1955. {rr^rv. ,* * '' Visftimky Home MOSCOW I/ft — Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Vlshlnsky has, returned to Moscow from the united Nations General Assembly meeting In New York, it was announced today. BHS Girls' Trio Singt At Kiwanis Club Met* The girl*' trio of the Blythevllle High School .Music Department presented a program of Christmas music at the weekly meeting of the Kiwanis Club In Hotel Noble yesterday. The trio is composed of Jan Dick- AER1AL HITCHHIKER-With *baby" fastened securely in place, a specially modlnecl B-2» take* to th. ill . t SeTttt. Wash, prepared to launch the tiny Douglas Skyrocket al . h gb altitude One. dropped from th. mother ship, the pilot of the small plane Ignites his rocket*, tnd ii, on U. own In lests the small thlp ha. attained > speed of 123B miles pel hour anc' altitude ol 79.494 feet Everyone a Cleaner HOMO KON<j (AP>—In Communist Canton, everyone Is a street cleaner. Tne newspaper Sing Tad Jlh Pao «ays in an underground hall i inson, K»y Smith tnd Parfceri They.were •eeomiMnl** •* the piano bjr mnl« 8l»yt<m. The trio »»ng two 'numberi, "Hu-; dolph th« IWd Nosed Reindeer* and "Winter Wonderland". . ..': Paul Hughes of Blythevllle and Jim Rath of Little Rock wer« guesltst yesterday's meeting. dispatch that authorities ruled that dispose of garbage and flush th every resident put a-^ide five ! city's - drainage works. Communist days each month to clean up the, |n , llcctore kee p a check and r , ne city. . anyone who fails to work or whose They have to sweep the streets, work is inefficient. -WANTED- 25 GIRLS FOR TAXI DANCING AT ONCE ' Apply in Ptrson to E.B CCLUB HIGHWAY 18 cr -K DOCTOR TREATS PLANE PAINS-Boctor J. E. Griffith, left, demonstrates the proper way to use a C. O. White, final assembly systems supervisor al Lockheed's Marietta, Ga., plant "Ailments" ol a B-47's fuel system may be detected with the use of the Instrument in much the same way that irregularities art? discovered in the human circulatory system. WARD'S LOW PRICES MAKE YOUR CHRISTMAS MONEY GO FURTHER the WRITE gift at the WRITE time! f * Portable \ Typewriter Nqvy Testing New Seaplane SAN DIEGO (.-P/—The Navy todny was studying inttlal test results ot the first rieltB-\vine seaplane, the XF2Y-1 Sea Dart. The high-speed-, fightcrtype Jel was designed to expand the air defense perimeter of fleets at sea and installations ashore. It was built by Consolidated vultee for the Navy. Performance details are secret, The Seo Dart has no horizontal teil but has a triangular vertical fin and rudder. ".Remington Royal Underwood Smith-Corona SEAT COVERS— i/ nr- MOSTSEDANS I0.7J Wards Best-Quality lacquered fiber. Plastic (rim. Installed free. Best . Plastic Covers . . . 21.95 BOY'S BASE- -5 QQ BALI, OUTFIT J- y ° Joe Medwick Glove — (an cowhide. Official lea-- gue baseball, Adirondack Jr. bat, rule book. G.E.SEALED , ci QC BEAM BIKE . J I .7J A gift favorite. Full size fully-equipped mode! for boys and girls. 10% down ' „ on Terms. BAIT CASTING -i o QC OUTFJT \\J.7D Complete, carefully selected. 5' Sport King glass rod and reel. Plenty of lines, hooks. ONE YEAR GUARANTEE Only an experienced office machine dealer can offer complete shop facilities and trained personnel to back up THE ONE YEAR GUARANTEE of parts and labor with "On the Spot" service. Don Edwards Co. 112 West Walnut 10.95 SIX BALL CROUQUET SET Six rubber-tipped mallets with screw-in handles, 9 steel arches. Steel and wood rack. 1.19 5-PC: SCREWDRIVER SET 5 tool steel blades — 3 regular, 2 recessed heads. Plastic handle. Christmas gift boxed. STURDY STEEL 14" TOOL BOX 2.15 STRAIGHT BOURBON WHISKY 84 PROOF S,fft7 SO 06 *1 55 Holds full set of tools. Hinged (ray rises as lid opens. Green finish. Christmas gift boxed. . LAST-MINUTE GIFTS FOR HOMEMAKERS-ALL PRICED UNDER $3 In Houscwait3 l.VJU (o A./O Some gift-boxed 1.85 FOUR BLADE CAMP KNIFE Is « can opener, awl, cap lifter, and screwdriver. Handy for hunters. Christmas gift boxed. 5.25 WARDS NO. 4 SMOOTH PLANE Keen-edged 2" cutter adjusts for tissue thin to coarse cuts. Christmas gifl boxed. @ 3-Pc. Carving Set. Simulated Slag handle* 3.95 ID Gleaming I 4-Ga. Decorated Aluminum Tray .-.$' © Pottery and Wood Revolving lazy Susan, 14-inch .4.95 © Red Apple Cookie Jor, Large size. Ssmi-parceiain .2.19 ii) Automatic Corn Popper—no stirring. 2-qt. AC-DC. 4.50 CD Calsup Dispenser. .$' GD Nut Bowl Sel, 8 pieces .1.49 ® 3-Pc. Dresser Set. Rich merallic-clprh back! . CD Hamper-Basket Sel. Enameled ileel; floral trim. 0 3-Pc. Salad Sel. Large giosj bowl; fork, ippon .'. E 3-Tier Tray. Green, Chartreuse, Brown plates 0 Teopot. Assorted irylei. Fireproof china. 6-cup. 3.95 .1.91 . . 1.50 3.29 .2.B9 . . . .... 0 California fonery Candy Box. Many popular colon 1.19 4.49 CROSSCUT HAND SAW Heat-treated steel blade, taper ground for keen edge. 26"x8 points. Christmas gift boxed. BATH SCALE 6.98 Save 20% on Wards' Best Qualily. Easy-to- read level dial. Baked- on white enamel finish. Weighs up lo 250 Ibs, 16.25 The Ideal Holiday Gift! Give Charter Oak Every drop of its richness will reflect your own good taste. Arailalk at 86 Proof and at 100 Proof Bolllcd-in-Rond CONTIHENUl DISmUNG CORP. • PHIU., PA. THIRTY PIECE DRILL KIT Equipped for light duly —: drills, sanris, buffs, polishes, mixes pa In I. '/<" powr-Kraft drill. WORK-SAVING 3-LB. IRON 8.95 Ughl, easy-handling— cuts fatigue. Fabric dial has low heal for synthetics. Plastic top protects hand. AC only. COPPER-CLAD SAUCEPAN 3.80 'Handy 1-qt. lire—for yours*lf or gift. Durable, glsamirvg itaTn- le'si'steel 'with copper for-.fot, «ven heating. CLOCK FOR HER KITCHEN 3.98 Fed. excise tax Incl. Ea»y-to-r«ad, electric clock fof kitchen wall, or cabinet. Handsome . white me to \ to je. AC. OPEN FROM 9 'TIL 9 DEC 22-23-24

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