PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COUIUER N'EWS TUESDAY, MAY S,1949 Military PX Sales To be Surveyed Hows* Committ«« Orders Investigation Of Tax-Exempt Items Britain's Free Dental Care Packs 'Em t By Howard Dobson j WASHINGTON, May 3 (If} — *The House Armed services com- pilttte wanls to know why soldiers •nd sailors can buy girls' nighties, /expensive Jewelry and television 'Mta tax-free and at almost whole*ale prices. ' i It ordered the start of an Investigation yesterday. plans are to teake a top-to-bottom study of the jtiore than half a billion dollar '^business of Army Post Exchanges "•nd Navy ship stores. i Public hearings will begin In two .weeks before a subcommittee liead- M by Rep. Plillbln (D-Mnss). . Chairman Vlnson (D-Gai order td the probe after civilian reUllu* tomplairied that the military ser- .•Jfes are competing unfairly with .them. The services do not pay 'federal excise taxes on luxury •ftemsi and some of their stores' Expenses are met from government < frunds appropriated by Congress. 3^ Kerns Offered Llslei' '. V'There are three classes ol Items lold, with limits on some of them. J- The first Is the mandatory list,, jthtch all post exchanges and ship's ttores are required to carry. This includes candy, soft drinks and beer. .Tobacco, such toilet goods as thaving soap and hair oil, lipstick 'fad hairnets and stationery. |,Second Is the optlonnl list, items #n this may be carried at the op;Jon of the officer In charge. * , This group Includes expensive j osmttics, watches costing up to ii 76, toys up to $15, athletic cmilp- •: lient up to $100, ladles' handbags up .to $35, groceries and ments. electrical appliances up to $50. radios up to $100, civilian clothing. ^baby clothes, chlnaware, beddtig, "and an Item listed as "Intimate ^•pparel, female" up to $15. -' The third croup is the special :order list, Items on this arc ordered through the Army and Nnvy 'stores. Committee staff members 'wild the stores regularly order •television sets, refrigerators, wash- ling machines, and expensive tableware. .'. All military personnel are entitled to trade at these stores; In ; adddlllon, some civilians employed by the services have trading prl- ' This dental clinic In London's Guys Hospital can treat 40 patients at one time and Is always filled to rapacity, with many more patients packing Die wailing rooms. Free dental care is part of Britain's nme-monlh-old nnlionnl medical proyrnm. Although some Hritons doubt the effectiveness of the program, millions have signed up under ils "cradle to grave 1 ' terms. Current discussion of a national health program for the U. S. includes mention of the British plan. Home Demonstration Club Members Arrange Special Window Displays V The committee saltl complaints ;h»ve come from the American ^Retail Federation, the u. 8. chamber of- Commerce, the American Drygoods Association, and the Treasury Department. The lost named claims the stores should pay lux- -ury taxes. War Dog Used to Find Young Boy Lost in Woods COLVILLE, Wash,, May >;It took Sandra Just one hour to rflnd a missing t*vo-year-old boy ?afler a 100-man search party failed .to locate the chJld. ; Sandra is a German shepherd :'dog. a veteran of the Coast Guard's ;-K-9 Corps during the war. :• The boy, Daryl Webley, wander>d away from his home about 4 p.m. .Saturday. Neighbors and police officers combed the woods in the area until midnight but searched In vain. i At 3 a.m. Sunday, State Fatro! •8gt. Ed Baker placed a call to Ted ;D. Burger In Spokane, a K-9 Corps 'trainer during the war. Burger, who .now operates dog kennels, p!ckf< •out'Sandra for the rescue attempt An hour after Sandra started into 'the 'Woods, the boy was found. He 'wis nearly nude, cold and wet bu apparently unhurt except for scratches.'. ^ He was sitting on a log almost a mile from hU home. Nfrlh Mississippi Coimly home DiMr.on.st rut ion Club members stnrt- crt activities of National Home Demonstration Week yesterday, and Mrs. Jim Laccy, president of tlio cotmtv council, said that activities \vorld continue throughout the week. Window displays were being set up tor.ay, and plans completed for tours r.nd special meetings. Window displays will be In Bly- thevilln, Lcnchvillc and Manila. Etched tra.vs. textile (minting nnd other articles made through home demonstration clubs will be shown The Lcnchville 4-H Club Is plan- nine K window display at Lench- villc. The 4-H Club was anxious to help observe National Home Demonstration Week since the members are the future home demonstration women and also because Home Demonstration Clubs sponsor 4-H Clubs.- Molina and Bobbie Jean Byrd, two 4-II members suggested the display. Tile home demonstration clubs will tour their communities for th5 irst garden and community beau- ification contest Judging. A second iudcinr Y.111 be done later in the summer. Skits hav« been written and presented by Home Demonstration Clubs in observance ol National Home Demonstration Week. Tho were written on what home demonstration work LS. Tlie.se skits were Judged n'heii put on nt the ] NOTK'F OF FIMNG OF Mrs Gcrtnide B. Holiman pointed out Inat Ihc North MLs.sLs.slpp! Counl.y club meniber.s \vill join 39,525 club members In 1,046 club/'In the Sinte and more than three million women In the United Stntc.s In observance o( Nntloiml Home Demonstration Clul) Week. Mrs. Cecil Morgan, president of tlie Arknnsat Council of Home Demoivtretlon Clubs, said this de- of rura? women in Arkansas slid constitutes the largest and most active adult education group in the stale. The Arkansas Council of Home Demonstration Club.s Is a member of Hie National Council and through It of the Associated Country Women of the World. liquor 1 ; for beverage at retail on th premises described as 615A E. Mai: St., Blytlu-ville. Application is for permit to be Is sued foi operation beginning oh tli 1st day of July, 1949, and to expir on the 30 days of June, I860. C. n. Kelly 6-3-4 >««i) convicted of a felony or other •line Involving moral turpitude: mt no license to sell beer by the nderplgned has been revoked wlth- five years last past; and that he undersigned has never been con- Icted ol violating the laws of this .ate, or nny olhcr state, relative to le sale of alcoholic liquors. Application is for permit to be Isel for operation beginning on the st day of July, 1949. and to expire n Ihe 30 days of June, 1950. CAGLE and COPELANU By Fred Copeland Subscribed and sworn to be/ore me th'_« 2nd day of May 1949. Elizabeth Mason Notary Public My Commission expires: 4-28-50. 5-3-49 NOTICE Notire is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense beer at retail on the premise.- described as 103 W. Main, Blythevllle, MLsslsslppi County. The undersigned states that he !s a citizen ot Arkansas, of good moral character, that he bus never teen con'.-lclc-d of a felony or other crime involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned hn.s been revoked within five years last past; and that the undersigned lias never been convicted of violating the laws of this state, or any other stale, relative to the sala of alcoholic liquors. Application Is for permit lo be issued for operation beginning on the 1st day of July 1949. and to expire on the 30 day of June. 1850. George Saliba Jr. Subscribed and sworn to before me this 2nd day of May 1949. Mrs. Marshall Blackard Notary Public My Commission expires: 3|9 53. 5-3-49 Czechos/ovok Doctors Subject to Re-deployment PRAGUE — frT) — Czechoslovak doctors have been warned that they can expect to gel moved around the country. Alois Plojhar, minister of health, said that there Is one doctor to every 554 Inhabitants in some parls of Prague, the country's capital. But some country ar have only one doctor for every 6,000 inhabitants. So doctors, who arc controlled by tlic natlonalix.er health service, can expect re-deployment orders, he said. NOTICE Notice Ls hereby given that H uiKlers.'gned has filed with tl Cornmussioner of Revenues of tl' State of Arkansas for permit to sell ! and dispense beer at retail on the premises described as 615 E. Main St.. Blytheville, Mississippi County. The undersigned states that he IK a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never been convlclcd of a felony or other crime nvolvlng moral turpitude; that no llccr-se to sell beer by the undersigned hns been revoked within five years last past; and that the un- dcrsizncd hns never been convicted rif violating the laws of this state, or any other state, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application is for permit to be issued foi operation beginning on the 1st day of July, 1949, and to expire on the 30 day of June, 1950. Elizabeth Kelly Subscribed and sworn to before me this 2nti day of May, 1949. Viola Bennett My Commission expires: l-27-'52. 5-3-49 county council meeting last week. The skit winning first place was written and put on by the Ynrbro Demonstration Club and is bein-T mailed to Little Rock where it will be Judged with others in the state. The home demonstration agent. APPLICATION FOR LIQUOR PERMIT Nfllce Is hereby given that the lUKiersiinicd has filed with the Commisstor.er of Revenues of the State ol Arkansas for permit to sell and dispense vinous or spirituous NOTICE Notice Is hereby givcrf Hi at'the undersigned has filed with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State oi Arkansas for permit to sell ami dispense beer at relail on the premises described as Blythevllle Recreation Cenler, 106 E. Main St., Blylheville, IvtissLssippI County. Tlie undersigned states that he Ls a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he has never • Marriage Licenses • The following couple obtained « marriage license at the office ol Mis» Elizabeth Blythe, Saturday: , Richard T. Eudy and Miss Bobble •3a Duncan, both of Blylheville. ; According to the Department of 'Commerce, 1,400.000 of the nation's ,3,900,000 small business firms have come into existence since the war. Say It ... With Flowers THE FLOWER SHOP Glencce Building Phone 4491 or Z7« INTERNATIONAL /Wtf&tfflffi SERVICE WHEN MINUTES COUNT Tlie prompt and efficient service of Owens Pharmacists solves the proWem Every prescription rilled with meticulous care Free dclrt- ery tervlce Phone 202* pWENS DRUG STORE Kow's (he time to get trucks in shape for the hard knocks of hni weather driving. Afier months of rugged w inter operation engines need a complete tune-up before they'll be ready for dependable, economical summer performance. 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