The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 9, 1949 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 9, 1949
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URSDAY, JUNE 9, 1949 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS nufacturing in Arkansas '-Year Increase jaw 300 Per Cent-, msus Bureau Says IHINOTON, June 9_</p)_ acturing In the four states Kansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma ;xas took a big jump in the span from 1939 to 1947. is shown in a report of the Bureau giving comparitive on value added !>y manu- i in the four states. e added is the amount by the value of manufactured ints exceeds the cost of mat- and supplies and thus is an on manufacturing. report shows that in the tales In 1947 the total value was approximately $3.000,000.- mipared with $800,000.000 in Hi is was a 275 percent Inthe report said, compared | !00 percent for the country .s led the four states In total Je added in 1947. The Texas t was $1.715.900.000. Arkansas total of $265.600,000; Lollisi- 692,200,000; and Oklahoma 0,000. Arkansas Leads Gain insas. however, led in pcr- e of gain over 1939, showing Tease of nearly 300 percent. Arkansas the report covered j manufacturing units employ- j an average of 65,300 workers, I cceivcd wages of $132,900.000. largest single industry group i slate was lumber and pro- which produced an added of $81,400.000. Other big in- groups in the state and the it of value added included: and kindered products $41,); chemicals $29,200,00 and 1 521,900,00. WE REMEMBER—wounded in the D-Day invasion of Normandy five years ago these veterans remember. The Military Order of the Pur- pic Heart has designated June 6 of each year as Remembrance Day Left to right- in a room at KingsbrirJee Veterans' Hospital in New York are Will Carstaedt of Salem, N. j.; Dennis Buckley of New York City and Hobert Farmer of Elmlra, N. y. <AP Wirapltoto). se Probers Check io/s' Text Books HiNGTON, June 9—</D— Un-American Activities ttee has sent letters to 71 onal Installations asking for f their text books. It wants S out whether any with Red are being used. ! letter have been sent to Schools, colleges and univer- [and state boards of ednca- pommittee officials said the B were picked at random, said, too, that there is "no" [ement on academic freedom Legislators in Ohio Consider Issuing Bonds to Aid Paupers COLUMBUS, O., June 8. I/Pi — Emergency legislation reminiscent of depression days Was drafted yesterday to help counties meet mounting poor relief cosis, termed bj Gov. Frank.J. Lusche the state's No. 1 crisis, Hamilton County Senators William H. Dedclens (R> and Maurice A. Niehnus (D) said they will introduce a bill similar to the Carey act of depression days. The measure would permit county to i.ssue bonds to puy poor relief costs. The step was decided upon alter a Hamilton County delegation Tuesday told Lausche the county lacked money to pay July reliel checks. About $3,000.000 will be needed there for poor relief this year, saici Harold M. Baron, chairman of the Hamilton County Emergency Relief Committee. The governor told the group thai poor relief "is the most critica problem facing me." He said local officials also wen in financial eiifiiclilties in Cleveland, Franklin and stark counties as well as other places. State Welfare Director John H. Liirmeck rc|x>rtod that the state on July 1 will be S2.0CO,003 behind in its 50-50 matching of local poor relief fumls. Law-die estimated total relief cost mit'ht be S25.COO.COO in 1049. This wonW be the highest since the years 1939-40 when they were just under that sum. In l'.m and 1U45 total local and state poor reiief cost $.i,4CO,000 each year. House Group Okays Cuts in Military Bill WASHINGTON, June ». (A)—A House armed services subcommittee yesterday approved the new military pay bill after paring another $68,000,000 off of ail already sharply sliced schedule for pay raises. Chairman Kilday (D-Tex) told reporters he hopes to have the new projwsal on the House floor next week. The House rejected the original pay bill May 24. and sent It back to the Armed Services Committee for cutting. The subcommittee knocked out proposed increase of 13 & month In the |42 subsistence allowance now drawn by officers. Tills allowance is given in addition to the one granted lor an officer's family quarters. Kilrtay estimated that the elimination of this small boost, as urged by Rep. Case (R-SD), would account for a saving of about $f8,- 000,000. The new bill would have added approximately 1314,000.000 a year to the nation's military payroll before the (3 Increase was removed. Case and two other House members wound up two days of public hearings on the new bill, and ail -suHRested revisions. Rep. Sutton <D-Tenn). a leader of Die group of World War II veterans who fought the original bill said he would support the new one if it 'carried more money for junior officers ;,nd enlf.sS'1 men and less for high ranking officers. Margaret Truman's Vocal Coach Lauds Her Ability KANSAS CIT1C. June 9. W)—Miss Margaret Truman's progress as a iiiger waj lauded today by her roll coach, Conrad Bos. The soprano daughter of the President anri Mrs. Truniau has nade tremendous progress, he said lere today. He predicted on h«T our next, winter she will give " s ome beautiful concerts." "She is working very hard and t doing some very wonderful slng- IIK." he said. Bos is here for two weeks as one if the visiting faculty members of he master classes at the Universi- -y of Kansas City. Bos disclosed that Helen Trau- »], dramatic soprano of the Metro- x>litan Opera Company, is Miss Truman's vocal supervisor. He is accompanist for Miss Trabel, whose former home was St. Louis. Miss Tuman's accompanist has not been designated. Bos said, but added he would make the choice soon. 'Miss Truman will not make her New York debut this coming season," he saltl. That will be an event of 1951. At that time I plan to be at the piano." Birds and reptiles derive from the same stock and fossil birds show many similarities to reptiles that do not appear in modern birds. Triplets Born to Pair With 17 other Children BANGOR, Me.. June 9— (/fi— Th George E. Chapmans, who had 1 children, now have 20. Mrs. Chap man gave birth to triplets Tuesday The babies—two girls and a bo —and their 36-year old mother ar "doing fine" at Eastern Maine Gen eral Hospital. Chapman, 46-yearold truck driver said he and his wife were "ast ounded." The triplets have an older bro ther, sister—and 15 hall brother and sisters. Chapman had to child ren and his wife live by former spouses. Rain virtually never falls belon the Antarctic circle, practically al falling moisture being snow. DICKIES MORE to ffjve you a finer cigarette! Yes, at tobacco auctions Lucky Strike pays millions of dollars more than official parity prices for fine tobacco! t There's no finer cigarette in the world today than Lucky Strike! To bring you this finer cigarette, the makers of Lucky Strike go after fine, light, naturally mild tobacco—and pay millions of dollars more than official parity prices to get it! Buy a carton of Luckies today. See for yourself how much finer and smoother Luckies really are—how much more smoking enjoyment they give you. Yes, smoke a Lucky! [t's a finer, milder, more enjoyable cigarette! DAN CURRIN, independent icareliotise operator of Oxford, \. C., has tmoked Luckies far 20 vtars. He saya: "To me, Luckie* taste better. I've seen the makert of Luckies buy fine, prime tobacco, nau know!" Here's more evidence that Luckies are a finer eigarettel State Mean* Kne PAGE THREE Discrimination Claimed Against Negro Students In Federal Court Suit TEXARKANA, Ark,, June 9. Tiie latest 01 several icncral court suits charging discrimination against Negro public school pupils lit Arkansas has been filed here. It was brought by a group of Negro residents in the former Up- cliurch District of Nevudn Comity who protested not only what they said were inadequate faclHlles for Negro pupils but also the alleged Illegal consolidation of the district In anothw district. Tin Upciiurch District, formerly operated for Negrow, was put into another district de.iplU the fact It had 358 enumerates, the suit said. An Initiated act adopted at the 1948 general election required consolidation of all districts of less than 350 emmierntes. The suit asked that the consolidation be set aside and that, facilities the equivalent 01 those for white pupils be ordered. Defendants are state and county education officials and boards. Total Income of U.S. Life 1ns- irance compan.e., in 1947 was more : •han nine billion dollars. 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