The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 7, 1947 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, May 7, 1947
Page 10
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PACK TEN BLYTHKVlLLg (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAY 7, 1017 Government Gels Blame for Prices NAM President Sqys Industry Not at fault For Inflation Today SAN FRANCISCO, May ^. <UF> —Earl Bunting, president of the National Association of Manufacturers, yesterday blamed the government for siiiralltng prices, credit inflation <ind labor un-rest. In answer to President Truman's assertion lost Tuesday that "the sole lesponslbtlily for reducing prices lies with business," Bunting told the Eighth Annual Northern' California NAM meeting "it wns government «ot Industry, .that set the wage pattern of 18'i cen( 5 n year ago." That.wage pattern, he snld, gave prices their big "upward push. Government, not industry, must • lake Ihe "blame for Inflationary prices, he said, because it: 1. "Is responsible [or the increase in grain prices. " ' '•'. • 2. "placed a two-year floor under the prices of most foodstuffs.- 3. ''Coddle labor unions for ye-ars until the uncertainly of industrial peace -Is one of -the. most serious problems In lixmg'-cosls. ••"* • 4. "Offered a peace-time budget for one year's expenditures greater than (he w hole cost of Ihe first world ^var. •• J - ••• •• ;' 5. "J$ responsible for the large Inflation in money .and credit—the fountain source of pur'present Problem 'of ecpn'oittlg^ adjustment. 6. "Is responsible'for "the:', most stupendous -increase of nil —"the price pi government, which has in- creasej nearly"! ,275' per cent over 1929. _ '"' '„-"- ".•'". ' Bunting pointed out to 600 dele-, gates that "since August, 1939, farm prices! have rlse'H .nearly 180 per cent as compared with 59 per cent for industrial prices.-.70 per cent of the* rise In the p6st of living is accounted tor in rising food prices .'.pushed up by government subsl-.' dies. " ' He yarned against,'"talking ourselves into n depression" and "urged "business, labor, government and the people "to unite whole-heartedly to keep prices down." Wallace In Paris Party Leader Is Invited to Visit Truman JONESBORO. Ark.. May 7. (UP) —Arthur I,. Adams of Jonesboro. chairman of the State Democratic Central Committee, will go to Washington June 3 for a conference with President Truman. Adams accepted the invitation which cainu from Gael .Sullivan, executive director of the Ocmo- <jn:.U'c National Committee. Sullivan's invilatlon said that Ihe President "has asked that ;'. few of our p'.irly's key.'men ami iTOinfln b<.> Invited lo n little ffiitlt- crlni; at tht! While House." Sullivan ,s:(M tin,' meeting would we 1 attended by cabinet members iml other mimlnistrntlon leaders. Similar conferences have been held ij) recent weeks with party loaders form oilier slates In the Middle West. means of lowering food costs to lh(,' retail tracit. 1 . During Hut two-day session the group will also heat- Tom Faulkner of Helena; W. M. Pafford of Textirkauu; and W. E. McWhortei '•I F.ij-etlnvllle, all prominent wholesale grucrr.s in Arkansas. Called in Probe Itif at This Point, the firds and the Bees Yarn Gets Confusing MEDFOBD, Ore, May 7. (UP)— 'Irs. Fred Lander v.'cnt, out to the lonhousc to gather egfs e.irly yc.f- erday. _ The hen was sitting on the nest lucking happily. When Mrs. Umr'j-r 'oil for the eggs, however, she omul two new-born kittens in ihe csl. Prank Co.stello, No'v York i^tin- blor' nnd slot 1 m'u.'iine king denies he wns "t/jp jniin" ol Acrodyiu'.triies Roi-.arch Corp. parent company o." group if :,ub- which allowedly \ ling 1'at ri.'lurns from j-o contracts. Two co'iyressiC' miltcL':; Mrc IKW Jnvcstiya ami other bJK-timr: see whether (hoy have bi Itiiig ftntu wnr contra'.''!'. TO i; i'rnn \l com- ui hin ihus 'n prof- 'NEA Read Courier Ness Want Ads. Local A I.onj nislanre Movlnt •.nitcl? Iriqured Coclriiirl «Tid Mlio. B<rvic». «rv1c« Al flt>-- FBODS 2801 3'/2 H.P,, Single Cylinder O U T It O A It I* M O T O 11 8JI.5O The now 1947 modell Quieter, tmootlier operating Quicker, easiei starting. Easici to steer or carry. Streamlined one gallon gas tank. 1 Henry Wallace Is greeted by Mniwi C.iehlu, French Oonummlsl politician and editor, as Wallace arrived :\t the Paris airport Irom Stockholm. Abut 200 people were udmUIrd to the nirllcld !<j urct'i Wallace. CNEA Telepholo.) Wholesale Grocers Meet To Discuss Pood Prices LITTLE ROCK. Ark., May 7(UP) -- The Arkansas Wholesale Grocers' Association coonvention began here yesterday, nllh more Pitot and 7 Passengers, Set for Crash Landing, Get Down Sans Mishap HARTFORD. CONN., May. 7. (U.P.I—A Umted Airlines ' plai.e, carrying seven passe'.i^etvs" anil crew of three circled nrninaul Field for 43 nr'iulCa last right •while Pilot E.'K. Sffnllnw, Chicago, attempted to get the lanuini gen • Ambulances nnd fir? trucks zMi ci'cd on the fiel:l below. Finally the pilot radioed he was corn^n^ id for a crash lam!in£. Two fire- trucks, their cre'.v.'i ready Ic-r tiny emergency, ruccd the pl.ino dcuvt) the field as 11 setil-.vl smoothly to the rnnway for a no) nul l.-tndiny. Swnllow said n tnnLly panel lif-hl. had fndiciiied thy Miulln;; goal- was Jammed when it had been in place nil the tlmp TO SOOTHE w <r r> ur H a cu * * v H nniSMM OK TETTER Quickly apply soothing; nnd comforting GRAYS OINTMENT with its whojcsomc\ antiseptics nnd mi- jtUcnsnnt for externally cun.sud 'slcin -' '.roubles. 35c. Got a nackafre today. Ihna 500 «'liolfs:ilr fm altendatice. \Val.sxlu Rogers nf dcnlera 1 Wiislilngto 1). C., prc'sidenl or the Malion IVwd Brokcr.s' A.s:;oclatlon spoluC yesterday. Ac hie cloning ses today the- miilii .i|)cakcr will inclor or pprsontu-1 and public Thomas R. Reid <>l nnltlmorr, ili- lullons oi McConnick :uul Co. 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ONLY GIVES PLASTIC CURLERS AT NO EXTRA COST KIRBY DRUG STORES IVE STARTS TOMORROW! OOR COMMUNITY BY HELPING OUR SCHOOLS OUR CHILDREN--OUR LEADERS OF TOMORROW! o»ooo Encourace •••••••— r "I* F? .. m All donations are deductible from income Tax Reports — Names of al! donors giving $10 or more will be published by the Courier News The Citizen! Donations May Be Mailed to P. 0. Box 139, BlylheviHe, Arkansas

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