The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 18, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, April 18, 1947
Page 6
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FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 1947 BLYTIIEVIf-LK (AUK.)' COUU1EK NEWS PAGE .NINE Press Freedoms Are Threatened Editor Cites Labor Leaders as Dictators Controlling Papers WASHINGTON, April 18. (UP) — Wilbur Forrest, President of tlic A^i-ican Society of News|xiper H*"ors, said yesterday that "little dictator" labor leaders and persons who seek government regulation ol newspapers threaten freedom ol the press in this country. Forrest, assistant editor ot Hie Now York Herald Tribune, spoke at tlic opening session or the 25th anniversary meeting of the ASNE. Approximately 400 editors, managing editors and other newspaper editorial executives were present tor th c three day session. Forrest also said International understanding and "perhaps the l«ace of the world" are gravely menaced uy a dim-out o! information In many parts of the world. He cited conditions in 24 nations, including Russia and Argentina, as "outstanding illustrations of the low estaie of press freedom." 'But even at home, he said. American editors must maintain constanl vigilance lest their freedom be impaired. He said labor chieftains, holding unprecedented power, have become "little dictators" able to defy thc ptionle and the government. "Labor union chiefs today cai control the production of news- napers," he s ald. "They may shut' down one or all of the newspapers in a given community literally over nieht." •He said daily newspaper circulation in the United States and Canada now exceeds 53.000.000 copies daily—a,, all time record—and addMert: "Evidently th e newspaper as a ^isfrlium of mass communication is iM doing pretty well." Forrest said he hoped that "with tlie aid, such as It may be, of the American Society of Newspaper Editors, we shall see within a reasonable time a very different move- Parity Prices Must Stay Up, Anderson Says RICHMOND, Va., April 18. (UP) —Seeretaiy of Agriculture Clinton P. Anderson said today that rising prices are increasing the government's financial burden under the price aipport program. | In n spcccli before the Virginia State Chamber of Commerce, Anderson said this was still another reason why It was "more Important than ever to maintain a sound unit stable national cconoinyV 1 Anderson explained that sui>pon prices arc based on jMirity, and that pailty In turn l s based on the fanner's cost of living. Hence, he said, when thc cost of living BOOS up. sn does purity and eventually so do support prices. "Right now the prices of most agriculture commodities are well President Offers Aid to Texas City Hit by Explosions WASHINGTON, April 18. (UP) President Truman ycslerdivy assured Mayor J. c. Trnhan of City, Tex., Hint every government above llio price support level mid the prices of these commodities, Symbols of the past met one of the future when delegation ot Nebraska Indians watched a Navy helicopter land on thc Capilot grounds with a tree, ytown near Chicago, as part of Washington's Arbor Day ceremonies. Tree \v;is [Jailed i:i the Capitol park. Couple Files Suit for $770,375 For Lost 'Spanish-Speaking 1 Dog IF BACK ACHES DUE TO KIDNEYS Flush Them Out This Doctor's Way • IT exctsi acidity of your urine mnkci your back Kctie to yoxi gruan . . . to you get up 3 or 4 times a night to palt water. DOW be of good clierr. Three generations ago • famous doctor noticed that hundreds of his patients had thit backache, lie developed a medicine made of exactly the right amount of 16 herbs, roots, vegetables, balsams—truly Nnturc's own wny to relief. Now millions have used it. The nvdi- tine it Dr. Kilmer'l Swamp.Root. In- •tantly you take it, it starts to work flushing out those excess acids that may >e cauBing your backnche . . . increasing he How of urine to help ease that burning ensation when you pass water . . . mid ilndder irritation that makes you get up nights. Caution: take as directed. You'll iy it's really marvelous. Fcr free trial supply, send to Oept. W. iilmer & Co., Inc.. Box 1255, Stamford, ~onn. Or—get f unsized bottle of Sw*mi* Root today at your drugstore.' ice support "Hill risliiB jHrmers buy mean parity prices 'or fnrin products i\t « hliiher level and. therefore, fiuiu price snp- liorl at a hlRhcr level. would c(M!i)crnlc fully In the stricken city recover from yes- UTiluy's disaster. Mr. TnuniMi sent « telegram lu- forinlnij (he mayor Uml he hart or- rjureil c'uch government agoucy to give itl) pusMble hcl|). Text of thc President's mc.uu.Bo: "I know Hint the Hod Cross Is inlnlslcrlni; to your stricken city and I hnve u.sked every government uncncy to cooperate in relief itctlv- ity. My hciirt imd thc heart of tho nnllou BO out In deepest sympathy to Ihc Milfcrlng people of Tex us City. May Clod lighten the burden ol .sorrow which hits fallen on the community with such tragic, force." While House Secretary Charles O. Hoss sulii thixt "every possible step" wns belntj taken by federal agencies thivt could be of assistance. Com* To: U-DO-IT LAUNDRY With TttoM Dirty CloHim Open 7 a. m. Close 5:30 p. m. TuewU.v *nd Thurnday Nights Open TM • Vdeem 323 North 2nd St. free Delivery Call PICKARD'S GROCERY _ 1044 ChickRsawbft OAKLAND. Cal.. April 18. (UP) —Mr. and Mrs. Peter Geldncr want $110,375 damages from a pet hos- iltal becimse they said it lost their dog, Mosquito—and just when she was learning to talk Spanish, too. The Geldners filed suit Tucs^.v against thc E. S. Freitas Pet Hos- lital, alleging that they took Mosquito to the establishment to have icr teeth cleaned last June and never saw her after that. Mrs. Geldner explained that she and her husband had no children of their own and Mosquito hclpe<i make up for it. In addition, she said, Mosquito was about to become a mother and the Geldnpr.s were looking forward io having the pups around. "Mosquito was a great talker," Mrs. Geldner said. "Pete taught her- to say lots of words." Mosquito, ,a :six-year-old half- terriof. half-English' hunter, spotted black and white, brought -in the! morning .paper., from .-the. fronl porch and let the cats In aiia out nt night. Her English vocabulary included words "papa," "mama," "auto." "fast," "merit," and "oul," Mrs. Geldner sniri. Besides these accomplishments, the Geldners claimed, Mosquito was earning to speak Spanish when she disappeared. The Gciduers asked $50.000 for ncntal pain and suffering. $50,000 r or exemplary damages. $10,000 as :hc dog's value and $375 they said it already cost them advertising for her. ment toward world freedom of formation." GARTWRIGHT SKATING RINK OSCEOLA, ARK. Opening Sunday Afternoon, April 20 •1,000 Sii. Ft. White Mii|>li! Klooriiitf 2,000 Pairs Skates, first t'UiNS condition 1 . 6. Open from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Open Sunday afternoon, 2:30-4 Ben D. Hamner, Mgr Dr. James J. WeW> Physician & Surgeon Announces thi Opening of His Office Lynch Building Hlythcvllle, Ark. For (he General 1'ractice of Medicine Office Phone 2131 Residence GATEWQOD GROCERY Phone 975 Ark.-Mo, State Line ;J; OH thc left at the, Arch t*< Honored in Michigan LUXORA, Ark., Apr. 18.—A. J Lynch of Flint. -Mich., was one ol' six men chosen by thc Flint Junior Chamber of Commerce to receive the "key men" award for outstanding service .to the organization during 1946. -The , award .was presented at the annual-award;dinner nf the Flint., Junjg.r.jCJhamber ol Commerce. Mr.""is the son of Mrs. Walter Lynch and the laic •Mr. Lynch and Is a graduate ot the Luxora High School: WARD WEEK Saturday Specials! RURALM&IL BOXES 7 Crown Kinsey Schenley Philadelphia . . Three Feathers Hill & Hill Old Taylor Four Rotes i i-i. 1.35 1.35 1.35 1.35 1.35 1.40 rt. 2.65 2.65 2.65 2.65 2.65 2.75 4.35 2.85 Beer .......... . ....... GAS, r«g. 17.9e; Cigarettes .... ......... .... per Case Ethyl . per carton • 3th 4.15 4.15 4.15 4.15 4.15 4.40 6QO 4.50 $3.35 19.9c $1.55 :* «••••«••.••»»»»,•••«»> HILLCREST WOOL RUGS 9x12 $ 64 SEED SOYBEANS CERTIFIED IMPROVED EARLY MATURING .. PnundHtion Stock—Direct From Breeder Kcucnt test proved yields 8 to 5 more bushels per acvo and slunds Up better than Hnlsoy. Blytheville Soybean Corp. , 1800 W. Main ' , ' I>hone r f Everybody's Happy! .,. when they Put Aside Some of their Regular Income for Security * Happiness comes from security. For financial seiuirily, work out a plAn of regular savings and investments fitted to youi 1 income. Protect your- self with a sound savings plan. Our officers, qualified by many years of financial experience, are always available to help you solve your money problems.'Come in soon for con- sultation. The First National Bank _ / (The Only National Bank in Mississippi County) MOVIE STAR SUPS REFRIGERATION—24 Hour—REFRK Sales S^vic* Rtptin AIR COHDITIONING WE AKE ABLE TO OFFER YQU QUALIFIED ENGINEERING IN SALES, REPAIRS AND SERVICE. ' j Walk-In boxn. Beverage Coolers, Display - Cues, Air COB-, dltlonlnf UclU and uwd Kefriftrntlon Equipment of all klndjk 715 W. Ash—A. HJ. Johnson—Phone 2188 or Pool* Motor Co., Stcele, Mo., Phone'49 PURE SILK CREPE HOSE 97c Boys and Girls BICYCLES KEYSTONE Blythcvillc Soybean Corp. 1800 W. Main . RHEUMATISM KEPT ME IN TORTURING PAIN Tiic letter says . . . "Seems like thc pain just won't let go." For more tlmn 50 years doctors h^ve prescribed this natural mineral water that tends to neutralize pnln-ciuisinc acids. Write today for free booilet CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Main and Dhrtetn Bljthtville, Art. BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151

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