The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 27, 1946 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 27, 1946
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THURSDAY, JUNK 27, 19-10 BLYTIIEVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Buyers' Strike Threat Grows Shortage of Meats Blamed on Failure ,- Of Price Controls. «>• Unllril Press Meat supplies siaik to u new low today, and a developing poultry *Muri;i K |i Indicated (Hal, housewives l» some sections would have to plan (heir weekend meals without tile "main course/' TliroiiKlioul Hie Nation the moat outlook grew darker. Even less populiir items such as luncheon inru and sausage had disappeared from most, rclai! butchers' coun- A ixnilliy crisis v.-as dcvclopliiii in seel ions of (ho Knst. spokesmen claimed a wide-open black market had diverted all suppi lo New York, by-passing such metropolitan areas as Philadelphia Twelve l;;rge processors on Pennsylvania's Delmarva I'eninsiila largest ixiul-d-y-imxHieing area j, the East, closed. Similar poultry shortages were rcixirti'd al Boston. 1'iltbliurjjh ;; n<i Cleveland. Kevcrat arras also reported shortages of fresh water fish. Meanwhile, administration officials continued lo look for improvement sifter July 1, when u,,, fate of (h;: pric,, control bin will have lurn decided. OTA l.t'eislalion Waleheil There were, estimates lhat moro than lOUi(l) ho-' S r;iid 50,000 to ''".t;K> eaillc are bL-ing |, t ,i ( i „„ lanns in Ihe Midwest while l.'nn- crs waited lo see whal happens lo meal control. Tile animals wc'» expected u> lie released soon after the July i (leadline, although another shoil- ::ite was anticipated alter the first rush lo (he mnrkcl. Meanwhile, severnl group.? contemplated buyers' .strikes aimed ^-jvl forciii" down (he cost, of living, ''rule, the Neiv York City Consumer council scheduled a 'mcelnv.; O I 65 affiliated organisations 10 fiijlil the black market in meat and poultry. Al. Washington, representatives of Hi,. American Veteran;, Uommil- lee said they were sniinding out consumer labor, farm and vekr- alls Groups on a possibl,: r.ation- PAGE FIVB Having Girl Trouble? Secrecy About Bases Criticized Policy is Handicap To Negotiations, Officials Assert. mcnl wns rcitclied with Kamdor uml Cubn to nlve up buses thi'iv. A ellmiix over the most slnite- lc bi\sf In tliu Atlantic Is due noon—leclund. Since -Iceland's [list •ejection of the request lor per- minieiit !>««« rlulits for the U, S.. American officials have been widl- iinlt] niter next aundiiy's elecllon lo lenew it. Arc you havins cirl trouble? If yon arc, you might try what Jack Sione 21, war veteran from Los Angeles thought a gocd Idea, atone is lookini: at a pit-lure of his i;irl liieiid, Kathcrine Oorscy. while he waits slstiince with his romance, stone said Miss Horsey came"!',,'Calilornia to marry him and left without reason. lie leels tlu;t a letter [rum wide buyinj; strike. AV.C .spokesmen pointed out that, concerted action could be "very elfective" on many items, particularly perishables. 5-Day Old Baby Girl Abandoned by Mother Found in Driving Rain GUU-TOKT, Miss., ,;unc 21. (Ul'l —A modern Icinale "Moses" foirs'tii for her tiny lir,. j n a hospital here [delay. The unidentified baby nin was Iciiiul abolKloned near lha rear steps of a Cilllt'port residence. Thonuht to be only five days old, Hie infant was blue from ex- I'osui'e and near death when rii.surd to a hospital yesterday, aiie was discovered lyiiiu face, down In wet sand. Police chief John Payne said the child apparently had ( t [.Vbeied throughout the nir;hL in a beaUn-, rain. Her j;arnienls were .so:i!:cd. A prlntcil note found nearby read: "Please t:il;c care of '.his lull)} 1 and i-ivi.' it a Bootl lioie.c. I ean'l l;ccp it." Payne said ttie Idnmlly el Ihe ehilii's inolher was a mysU'ry. Penicillin treatments . \vf-re <ir- dcrcd by physicians in an effort lo save the infant's life, and .loelors said she had a good change ol reeovei ini;. J. Juno Ii7. (U.p.) --vjoiiu- high American officials today were Winning u. H. insistence upon secrecy in ;ts neKolla- tlons for poslwur bases for failure of the program to progress more vapidly. { i\'<!t1 : ra Koine felt Hint u. S. reluctance lo make a ci.nd;.; public announcement if Its wants is so Jeopardizing the progir.m that there Is dumtcr of it falling short of Its object ives. Tlu'y point out that secrecv about u. -S. plinis had made this Movemmcn vulnerable to all kinds of hmlaslii: ujicliin tiropagaiula attacks and thiil the Ix'st defense against such atlaeks Is to slule tranklv what it Is we want. These officials insist thai tile U. S. program Is a modest one, drastically Irimmcd from earlier demands by the anued services and congressional committees. And I it also is keyed to obtaining I American use, In general, rather | than absolute sovereignly over suhc bases. | Tills Is in contrast to foreign Propaganda — especially Soviet — which charges thai the'u. S. seeks bases throughout, the world. Some Ainei lean officials see some justification In such attacks localise of the plucc-mcnl revelation of the American plan. lint they overall program would give (lie lie al mice to charges that the U. H. is grabbing for anything on which an ahptanc can land or where a warship can anchor. Nowever, Ihe administration t'cin- llnucs to keep its base prwnm "top secret" despite clinu- 30,000 Obtain Jobs Through USES Offices In May. A Imlher unnlyi;ls of Ihe Itiimcs fhoued that il.iilu vetcnins were plucul in May. c;ompaiiillvel.v, In lull —MIC ynr Ijelore World Wiir I'l onlv r>!l«ldly moic than I'l.HOll iiliurmciils vtfra made In the. first flvn monllif, of (he year. J'atlcrsnn pn'dlcleil- moc • jo!):: openings hi Ihe :,t:ile in III;' lido summer months, partly l>eeau:>' <;I u seasonal Juiu|i. and pni'lly because of I ho const met ion IHI'IMI in evidence In all purls of Ihe stale, fie said the lilKc.osl dcmunU for wurk- eis now Is hi Ihe inainifaeluiInK Held. Agent Issues Warning About Shrub "Doctors I.ITTLK UOCK, Ark., June a?.-(HIM—More tlian :i0.tKI(l Jobs were filled by the U. H. Kmploynu'iit Service In Arkansas In the His; live mmilhs of ISHIi, a report I'-lcavd here l«tny Indicated. MllrlltiK a steady rise In Ihe .scope of IIHKS aellv'lly, Klal.' Di rei'tor 1). I'ahner l":ittersnn pointi-.l out that the ii]iswlnri wa.i iioin 4,»H) in Jannnry to more ( 5,.800 Workers Idled When 86 Stage Walkout ihino 2V. fD.l'.l... Mure Hum ft.iKHi worki-r.-, wei• Idlnl loday when i!ii men walked oil llirlr jobs In tlii- iimln plant ,,i Chrysler C'oi lion.lion's ihi<li;e 1)1- vlslnii In whal the company cliilm- cd \sas an aulliorh-.ed j.trli;e. 1'cojilc of this warned to day ]>y tho Extension I L'l'parlinenc lo iiivcsUittilo "very thoroughly" crodentiuls of sales• men selling i»-e|)anilloiiii to treat, routs of shrubs. Kellh J. nilbrey Raid the cs- lenslon department has no record of any worm ever allarkltij; Ihe tol.s i>f tho uvera^c vita shrub. It was understood Hint a charge of r»(> cents per shrub was bcliifj madi< by a man working in this section. Lurccst in ArtuUKa* Little Rock, wllh a population of 88,039, ts;the largest citxi-Jn AikiuiSiis.,Metropolitan .UUIe Rock were clalmsju' j^ipulaHon'of 126,724. There were" frosta every' m^nth of Itio year In 1810 In tile northern Mates, i * THE BEAUTY CLINIC Marrwct r**n Smith. Owatt rn«r»m BU(. PbwM SZ74 Where Your Flowers Ara — You Aral Ono call to us will arrange to 'have your remembrances Hont, not jupt once,- but mouth after month. Ask about this plan. Mra. J. M. (MM) WIUUM, •wiur aBinn piece-meal leaks. In Ihe year Ihe war In Europe ended, virtually no progress has been made on the postwar base III-UKI-HIII. Kolh Iceland and Por- tutial have turned down American overtures, although the lalter lended the wartime agreement for use of (he A/.ores base for 18 mouths. Piece-meal negotiations have been yoinj; cm \vilh I>enmink. Brilaln and Auslralta. and ayree- fY OF PRODUCT IS ESSENTIAL TO CONTINUING SUCCESS 1 cccriving by U. McCormick bucd upon [lie urigioal oil paintiD« Folks! Here's A Bedroom Buy! Special Carload Purchase 3-Piece Modern Bedroom Suites Sturdily Constructed... Richly Grained Walnut Finish! • Full Size Modern Panel Bed • Roomy 4-Drawer Chest • Smart Vanity With Square Mirror. All Three Pieces for Only ... $58' 95 , We bought 100 of these Suites in order to bring you this sensational saving. The smart modern styling combined-'. :, with the richly grained walnut";:finishv ; :.!.; ? make these suites the season's /out- : •"'-.">.standing buy. .''.'.-V': '""'^ Use Our Easy Terms for Your Purchase! ^ Special. Terms to FARMERS Buy NOW PAY Next Fail! Terms On Any Purchase Over $40 i Down Bal. Oct. 1 Phone 409 401 West Main St., Blytheyillc, Ark. For your own real deep-down smoking enjoyment.. smoke that smoke of Fine Tobacco. OS Av SINGLE SIRArtDOF FEET &co\e Trie

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