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PAGE BLlTiitVU-LK (AKK.) UJUKiKK NKWS TUESDAY, AUGUST 9, 1949 Snyder Urges Congress to Act To Encourage U. S. Business In Making Investments Abroad WASHINGTON, Aug. 9—{/n—*- BecreUry of Treasury Snyder today urged Congress to encourage private U. *. investments abroad by offering guarantees against what he called "risks pecluiar to foreign Investment." This step would be in support of President Truman's proposal to help "underdeveloped areas of ihe world to Increase their productivity and living standards," Snyder Mid. Mr. Truman made the proposal in his inaugural address last January. Bill* Introduced by Ihe administration would allow the government-owned Export-Import Bank to offer the guarantees. In * prepared statement, Snyder told the senate Banking committee "the risks peculiar to foreign investment" might include: 1. Inability of Investors to convert earnings In foregn currencies, "or other amounts received in connection with the foreign investment," In U.S. dollars. 2. 'The expropriation of the investors, property by a foreign government without prompt and adequate compensation." 3. "Physical destruction of property incident to international war." "Guaranties may perhaps be issued against the non-convertibility of local currencies to begin with and later be extended to cover other risks if Ihe situation seem.s warrant it," Snyder suggested the committee. Emp'/asizing what he called the "experimental nature of this guaranty program." Snyder asked th Congress grant flexible and broac authority to the Export-Import Bank Instead of restricting it to particular risk a. Snyder has recently returnee from a tour of western' Europe »nd the Middle East -where he discussed financial-economic problem, with local leaders. Obituaries DISTRICT FAIR Continued from Page 1. of the rabbit show. „ Other superintendents arc Keith Bjlbrey, county agent, who .will conduct 4-H activities, Mrs. A. E. Cnld- well, home economic. 5 ; displays and .Irs. B. A. Bugg, floral and art divisions. Charles Biltner will head the department on hobbles. This division of the fair Is new nncJ two divisions of the department have been set up to include collections and crafts ami model \vork. Nulural history, historical and .sjK-t'ialixed collections will be included, as well as woodworking, model building, leather- crall, plastics and radio ami electrical devices. Classifications for the neflro exhibitors are set out similarly, but made relative to prizes. Admission Lowered Admission a.t the front gates will be :tO cents for adults and 20 cents for children, including tax, and the admission for grandstand shows will be announced each day. Last year the association worked out an admission schedule that provided free grandstand entertainment, but the gate charges have been lowered so much that, it will be necessary lo charge for grandstand shows. On Friday, Sept. 23, all children of school age will be admitted free. Rabbi Vise'* Mother Dies in South America Dr. Alfred Vise, rabhl of Temple Israel In Bij'thcviHc, lias been notified of the death of Ms mother in Buenaventura, Columbia, I n South America, it, was disclosed by friends here today. Dr. and Mrs. Vi.se are in Cooke- vllle. Tcnn., visiting a son and It was there that they received a cablegram last, week informing him of the death of his mother, who was about 80. She came from Germany to Dlytheville about three years ago and made her home here for a short time before- Koing lo Colombia to live with another son. A third son lives in Chicago. Funeral services were conducted n Buenaventura for .Mrs. Vise. ... tites Tomorrow c or H. P. Uston Bong's Disease Control Program is Explained E- E, Chandler, assistant county ag«nt in North Mississippi County spoke lo the veterans' agriculture class at the High School yesterday. Mr. Chandler spoke on the statewide program of Bang's Disen.se control, and pointed out that Extension Service workers were coopernt- Jng with vocational agricultural lea- chera and students In getting 100 par cent of the herd vaccinated for the disease soon. Mr. Chandler iiointed out that the vaccination of calves started at the age of two months, and that the state veterinarians would vnc- clnate calves up to the age of eight months. "No Passing" Zones Designated on Roads To Prevent Accidents Marking of "no passing " zone; on hills and curves of Arkansas highways has begun, the Arkansas Stale Police has announced. Th*» no pn5.sing zones arc being marked with yellow barrier slri]>es According to J, C, Baker, director of state highways whcih will meai passing In areas where the stripes are painted. The painting of the yellow line harriers on hills -,v»d curves one of (lie safety measures being inaugurated by Governor McMnth's highway program, it was pointed out. The prosi'Eim i.s an ontrgowth Requiem mnss will be said for Henry Patrick Liston at 9 a.m. lorrowj and the Rosary was said >oday at hLs son's home heue in Blythcville. The victim of an accident, Sunday, Mr. Liston died of a skull fracture, after being struck fry a car. Hi.s .survivors include two daughters, and a 5On Active pallbearers will be George Glsh, W. C. Stcmac, G. O. PoeU, W. E. Hagan, Arthur Brickcy. Paul Green well, Joe Gschwend and C. J. Little. Members of the Knights of Col- umbUA and the fallowing will he honorary pa llbca ivrs: R'. M- Crook, jess Moffett. C. W. Ramey, Clyde Robinson, C. F. Tompkins. Hays Sullivan, F, Johns, Preston Rnrncv, H, C- Weathers. Walter Pruitt, Shedci Bevlll, a Mr. Lungley, J. C. Cunningham. C. G. Smith, Howard Hires, two Mr. Taylors from Osceola, Hale Jackson. Buii Long. Curtis Williams, Wiley Smith and P. B. Jarvett. The Rev. Franks McDevIU, prie.st at tlie church of Immaculate Con ceptlon will conduct the -services. and burial will be nt Elmwood Cemetery, under the direction of the Cobb Funeral Home. W. L. Homer's Mother ls Dies, in Bloom field. Mo. Funeral .services for Mi-.s. J. S. Horner. mother of W. L. Horner of Blytheville. were conducted ,.ye.stcr- A THOUGHT ON HIROSHIMA— TjH)UR HUNDRED THODSAND Americans have been •T killed by accidents in the United State* since the atomic age burst on the world at Hiroshima four years ago—four limn as many deaths as the atom bombs caused in Japan. But, as Ned II. Dearborn, president of the National Safety Council points out,, the 400.000 Americans have been killed "not by the new products of genius, b(it by Ihe old stupidities—accidents, Ihe banal, ncedfess, profitless prewar type of accidents." Military Chiefs Are Home from Europe WASHINGTON. Aug. 9 Wi— The joint chiefs of staff returned today reiuiv to give Congress the benefit of their 10-day conferences in Europe \vitti Atlantic Pact nations military chiefs. Gencrul Omar N. "Bradley. Army Chief or Stair. General iloyt S. Vanrienberg, Air FVirce Chief of Slaff. and Admiral Louis Dcnicld. Chief of Naval Operations, returned aboard President Truman's plane The Independence. They will lunch Defense Secretary Johnson. Tomorrow they are to appear before the Senate Arme' ( j Forces Committee. General Bradley described the conferences as "a sranci start to- u';iid orKiunzlnu the unity atid col- leclive security under the Atlantic J'M'l." o f President Truman's Highway Safety Conference niif) plans sire n o w being lo have In operation nl] phases of the State Highway Safely program before Jan.. 1, 1950. The State Police asked motor IstA to cooperate with the State Highway Department by observing warning signs Indicating a particular stretch of road being painted by reducing speed and refraining from Jack Hale 1« the veterans' teacher.• ci'o.s.sing the stripe. Tonight's City Council A^eeting It Scheduled To Be Routine Session i A routine session of Blytheville's City Council has been scheduled for tonight. Mayor Doyle Henderson said he kntw of nothing of special interest which might come before the councilmen at tonight's regular meeting which is slated to get underway in the City Hall at 7:30 o'clock. the Blcomfield Methodist Church Mis, Horner. was born there and .spent the greatest part of her life there Her husband was the former I)r J S. Horner \vho died about SO year.- i!«o in Blomnfielrt. The llni nt-r farrily was among the first i Nodena Negro is Held At Rape Case Suspect Deputy Sheriff Dave Young of Osceola said this morning that Thomas Lee Crowiler, Negro of No- dcna, is being held In the County Jail in Osceola on suspicion of raping an 11-year-old Negro girl near Nodena yesterday. The Negro was arrested on complaint filed by the girl's mother, tile officer said. Date for his preliminary hearing has not been set. Union Seeking Hew Benefit* for Workers LITTLE HOCK, Aug. 9—r/pj_ Unemployment benefits for abou 200 strike-bound Reynolds Mctalh Company plants are sought by the United Steel Workers union, which Is on strike. Luke Arnett. attorney for the Arkansas Employment Security Di vision, said striking employes are not eligible for unemployment in surance, but that the case woulc be investigated. 'Charles E. Smith, union distrii. subdirector, said the 200 employe.. for whom benefits are sought wen dismissed before the strike begai and are not participating in strike activities. Meanwhile, the union still await' ed .some word from the company president. R. S. Reynolds, jr., 01 its conditional offer to end tin nine-day old walkout, at Reynold Arkansas Bauxite mines and alum inum plants. Rcao Courier News Want Ads. Two Former tlytheviH* \ lesidents Injured in ' Tennessee Auto Mishap \ Two former Blylhevllle residents, .Itsses Belle and Alice Whitsltt, were among the three Injured in »n automobile wreck near Chattanooga ate Sunday afternoon. Russell Campbell, who now owns md operates the Miss Whitsltt shop lormerly owned by the two sisters, 'lew (o Chattanooga yesterday to be with his aunts. Both Miss Alice and Miss Belle Whltsitt are being treated in a Chattanooga hospital, and the condition of Miss Belle Whitsitt was said today to be serious. The third victim was Mrs. Joe Trice of Jonesboro. who was drlv- rig the car. Mrs. Campbell said that they had >een informed that the brakes of the car failed to hold in a moun- ainous area near Chattanooga and the car hart rolled off the highway Into a ravine. The two Miss WhlUltts had not lived here for several years, but have been living with Mrs. Trice in Jonesbovo. Ernest Halsell flew Mr. Campbell to Chattanooga, and it is expected that he will return today. Fulbright and McCfeHan Differ on Foreign Aid WASHINGTON, Aug. 9. OT—Arkansas' two senators were on opposite sides of the votes on the Foreign Aid money bill yesterday. Senator Fulbright voted for the bill and for a ruling to throw out an amendment which would have denied funds to Britain imless she halts nationalization of industry. Senator McClellan was paired against the bill and voted against the ruling on the amendment. Rifle Club in Germany ContinuesilnderHandicap HAMBURG, Germany— OPi— Use of firearm-s by Germans except police is still banned by the military government so a Ruhr Rifle Club had a problem when the time came for their annual shooting match The traditional bird-shaped targe 1 had been set up In a tree. The marksmen finally knocked i down by throwing stones. "Hope military government won't think we are practicing grenade throwing and prohibit this too," commente< one member. VAUGHAN Continued from Pag» L as explaining the situation In thu way: The group recently had pur* chased for J3.000.000 the Tanforan, racetrack, which had been In ;rouble due to violations of construction regulations. The memo continued: "The new owners, to whom General Va ghan referred, wanted now to complete some unfinished bulld- ngs and do some repair work. He said these people had no part In he previous trouble and asked the lousing expediter for permission o spend about $7S,000 to protect [heir buildings. "He said that these three men lad a conference with four peopl« n OHe (Office of Housing Expediter) and that Creedon's people were not helpful nd in fact, He was told that they were sarcastic and officious. He quoted one QHE man who asked them 'what do you want us to do. lead you around AT the hand?' as an example of mx attitude. "General Vauyhan said there was no excuse for government people treating citizens in this manner and he was damn sore at Creedon for permitting It," Quick Whiskey Formula Still Lacks Perfection WASHINGTON —OP)— Reports that a Japanese citizen claims h« can "age" whiskey 15 years in 12 minutes are nothing new in the U.S. patent office. The office ban 239 registered schemes to do the same trick. The 239 patents were Issued between 1857 and 1942. Some of the processes were used by distillers shortly after repeal of "prohibition In the United States. They were abandoned, however a s basically unsatisfactory when naturally aged whiskies became available. Read Courier News Want Ads. Antiseptic Uiniment &ootn« SKIN IRRITATIONS For h»lpful tnliieptie and nedi Lo externally cauted »km irritations Uttl Uch, such ii leltir, rath, timplf ringworm, Jiynen er eczema, us* Graji Qinlm««t *i Ihected. Medicated lo cling longte IH ••or* thoroughly ieli*Ting ilcMng. £^ Survival's include two daughters, Mrs. I.iiud and Mrs. R. O. Schael- dny a! Mir Plr.sl Methodist Church settlers in Southeast Missouri. in Blonmfu-KI. Mn.. by Ihe pastor.'the town n'. Horner.svile being nam-j the Rev W. H. Wolff, and bin ial , rd after Dr. Homer's father. ! followed at the Bloomfield Ceme- ' ie3\v in tlie Horner family lot. Mrs. Horner died Sunday, the day icr of St. Louis, her son in Dlythe- afler her 85th birthday, at tlie vile, a •sister, Mrs. Bert Smith and home of a daughter. Mrs. N. P. ;wo brothers. J. D. and John Buck, Lund in Hot Springs. She had mnde all of Bloomfield, Mo. her home there for the past few j Mr. and Mrs. Horner and son, years, and had been In poor health Jack, of Bytheville returned yestcr- lor two years. dav after attending Hie funeral aer- One of the pioneer members of vices. NEW LOW-PRICED DODGE GIVES MORE FOR THE MONEY! The Magic of America KUMBER OF TELEPHONES 1O TELEPHONES PER IOO PERSONS V4 OF ONE TELEPHONE in RUSSIA inttiCwmir.ism .ENGLAND w* Socialism .UNITED STATES wild Free Enterprise How Free Enterprise Gives You More Compared to Political Management in Other Lands You eouW pay a thousand dollars more and still not get aU the exlra roominess . . . ease of handling . . . famous dependability of Dodge? Then you w, . . . wlicn von ,!ri«- I!K new an,t rxrilmp WAYKAHKR. you'll voiulrr at llie comfort, ilir performance, ihf honcsl-lo-sootlll' 1 .^ \;iluc lli.it 2Jvr^ ninrr for your monrv in this new lo\»rr-prirr>l l.)oil^o_ There's lic.lil roorrl ami h.il room . . . !-*£ room .Tint rlli.iw loom . . . KM* v.ivh ^nrolevrl support 50 ciiuUc von in »olid comfort. 1'llTc's the thrill of ll.i-liing pi' klip from thr. new high-comprc^ion "tict-AMay" rngitic . . . ntrpfifd tip in powtr bm aqncr^ing c\lra miles from every lankfcil *f ga*. And as an iulded Ihrill, tlirre's tlir proved smoolh- ne« of Dotlgc gyrol Ffnid Drive,, All ihis for ju-t a few dollars more than ll>e Iov*c^t priced c.irsil Twir Doflg* Dealrr ran quk'kly proA-e ynur itufl^rs wiTl |o farther anil ,*o Milt you in a new l)».l^e. \\ avfarrr! AMAZING NEW PRICES ITAftT AS LOW AI 1843.00 RLYTHEVII.l.E with Cfcu* 1 jctewtfisi. Tint Md licimi utra C*fttff>**W*« May Vary DODGE UJ RVFRR ER Get All These Extra Value Features At No Extra Cost I Dodge gyrol Fluid Drive High Compression "Gel- Away" Engine Resistor-Protected Ignition System Floating Power Full Floating Cradled Ride Knee-Level Seats Safe-Guard Hydraulic Brakti Cycleborvd Double-Life Brak* Lining Safety-Rim Wheels Super-Cushion Tire* BLYTHEVILLE MOTOR CO. Broadway & Chickasawba All Americans live so well—and our goals are so high ihat sometimes we complain because we don't have more. And we will have more—I hat has been (he history of America—more things for more people at less cost. But we forget — sometimes — that we are belter off than any other people on earth —and that in America we do have more things for more people. Take telephones for instance—this will give us an idea of how we compare wilh people working under political management in other lands. In (he United States in 1!»47 there were 20 telephones for every one hundred persons. In Russia there was less than one telephone for ever 100 persons, while in Kngland there were 8 telephones per one hundred people. In other words, the United Staes has 26 times as many lelehones per 100 people as Russia and two-and-one-half times as many as England. The reason is because in America business is managed by- businessmen—not controlled by the government. In America, business can make more products—use more machines — work more efficiently—and Ihe worker makes more real wealth. No other system or country has ever done so well. No other people ever made so much money as Americans make. Let's keep it American—let's keep government busy at the job of governing— and acting as referee—and let business keep on giving more people more things for !«•• working time. This meiMge prepared and prcstnlerl *i • public serrice * on reiiaert- Ark-Mo^ Power Co. More Powtr tor M»r» People—For IKUtr l.ltinj—»hf Am.rtc.B Wi».

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