The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 9, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 9, 1949
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THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 1949 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THRET lanufacturing Ip in Arkansas 10-Year Increase Nears 300 Per Cent, Census Bureau Says WASHINGTON, June 9— (ft Manufacturing In the four stales Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma Texas took a big jump in the 8-year span from 1939 to 1947. This is shown in a report of the Census Bureau giving comparitive igures on value added by manu- acture In the four states. Value added is the amount by which the value of manufactured shipments exceeds the cost of materials and supplies and thus is an Index on manufacturing. The report shows that In the four states In 1941 the total value added was approximately $3,000,000.000, compared with $800,000,000 In 1939. This was a 275 percent increase, the report said, compared with 200 percent for the country t large. Texas led the four states in total of value added In 1947. The Texas amount was $1,715,900,000. Arkansas _,","." 1 ,°~ "J"°7 •"""""•• •"•••—•—••• *••- ' •••» ^UM ui mw rui- had a total of $265.800.000; Louisi- Ile I!eal ' t has designated June 6 of cad) year as Remembrance Day WE REMEMBER—Wounded In the D-Day invasion of Normand) five years ago these veterans remember. The Military Order of the Pur- and ana 692,200,000; $340,500,000. Arkansas Leads Gain Arkansas, however, led in percentage of gain over 1939, showing an Increase of nearly 300 percent. For Arkansas the report covered 1,924 manufacturing units employing on an average of 65,300 workers, who received wages of $132,900.000. The largest single industry group in the state was lumber and products, which produced an added value of $81,400,000. Other big industry groups'in the state and the amount of value added included: fqcd and klndered products $41,- f^.OOO; chemicals $29,200,00 paper $21,900,00. Oklahoma Left to rights in a room at Kingsbrldgc Veterans' Hospital in New York are Will Carstaedt of Salem, N. J.; Dennis Buckley of New York City and Robert Fanner of Elmira, N. Y. (AP Wircphoto). and House /Voters Check Schools' Text Books WASHINGTON, June 9 —<.<P)— The House Un-American Activities Committee has sent letters to 71 educational instltnations asking for lislts of their text books. It wants to find out whether any with Red tinges are being used. The letter have been sent to high schools, colleges and universities, and state boards of education. Committee officials said the Legislators in Ohio Consider Issuing Bonds to Aid Paupers COLUMBUS, O., June 8. (A', — Emergency legislation reminiscent of depression days was drafted yesterday to help counties meet mounting poor relief casts, termed by Gov, Frank .J. Lusche the state's No. 1 crisis. Hamilton County Senators William H. Decidens (R) and Maprice A. Niehaus (D) said they will introduce a bill similar to the Carey act of depression days. The measure would permit county commissioners to issue bon ds to pay poor relief costs, The step was decided upon after a Hamilton County delegation Tuesday to Id Laus ch e the coun ty lacked money to pay July relief checks. About S3.0CO.OOO will be schools were picked at random.! needed there for poor relief this They said, too, that there is "no" year, Said Harold M. Baron, chair- Infringement on academic freedom man of the Hamilton County Emer- whatever.** ' 1 ' gency Relief Committee. The governor told the group ttia poor relief "is the most ccilica problem facing me." He said local officials also wer in financial difficulties In Cleveland, Fmnklin and Stark counties as well as other places. Stnfe Welfare Director John H. Lamncck reported that the state on July 1 will be $2,OCQ,0[>3 behind in its 50-50 matching of local ]xx>r relief funds. L/ui.=che estimated total relief cost nm'ht be S25.CQO.CQO in 1949. This would be the highest since the years 1939-10 • when they were just under that sum. In 1944 and 1945 total local and .state poor relief cost $3,400,000 each year. House Group Okays Cuts In Military Bill WASHINGTON, June ». (P t — A Souse armed services subcommittee yesterday _approv«l the new military pay bill after paring another «68.000,000 off of an already sharply sliced schedule for pay raises. Chairman Kilday ID-Tex) told reporters he hopes to have the new proixual on the House door next week. The House rejected the original pay bill May 24, ind sent It back to the Armed Services Committee for cutting. The subcommittee knocked out » proposed Increase of $3 a month in the M2 subsistence allowance now drawn by officers. This allowance is ^iven in addition to the one granted for an officer's family fjuarters, KJlriay estimated that Hie elimination of this small boost, as urged by Rep. Case (R-SD), would account for a saving of about $P8,- 000,000. The new bill would have adried approximately $314,000.000 a year to the nation's military pay- roil before the $3 increase was removed. Case and two other House members wound up two days of public hcarfncs on the new bill, and all suggested revisions. Rep. Button (D-Tenn). a leader of the group of World War II veterans who fought t the original bill, said he would support the new one if it-carried more money for junior officers and enlLi^'l men and less for high ranking officers. Margaret Truman's Vocal Coach Lauds Her Ability KANSAS CITY, June ». OT—Miss Margaret Truman's progress as a .singer was lauded today by her vocal coach, Conrad Bos. The soprano daughter of the President and Mrs. Truman has made tremendous progress, he said here today. He predicted on h*r tour next winter she will give "some beautiful concerts." "She Is working very hard and U doing some very wonderful singing." he said. Bos is here for two weeks as one of the visiting faculty members of the master classes at the University of Kansas City. ; Bos disclosed that Helen Traubel, dramatic soprano of the Metropolitan Opera Company, Is Miss Truman's vocal supervisor. He Is accompanist for Miss Trabel, whose former home was St. Louis. Miss Tunmn'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 said. That will be an event of 1951. At that lime I plan to be at the piano." Discrimination Claimed Against Negro Students In Federal Court Suit TEXARKANA, Ark., June ». </P)— Tlie latest or several tcneral court suits dunging discrimination against Negro public school pupils in Arkansas tins been filed here. It was brought by a group of Negro residents in I he former Op- churcli District ot Nevada County who protested not only they said were inadequate facilities for Negro pupils but also the alleged Illegal consolidation of the district In *noth«r district. Th» Upchurch District, formerly operated for Negroei, wu put Into another district despite the fact it had 356 enumerates, the suit aatd. An Initiated act adopted at the 1948 general election required consolidation of all districts of less than 350 enumerates. The suit asked that the consolidation he set aside and that facilities the equivalent 01 those for white pupils he ordered. Defendants are state and county education officials and boards. Total Income o! U.S. Life Insurance companie i in 1947 ^^•as more than nine billion dollars. Read Courier News Want Ads 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—(fl>>—The George E. Chapmans, who had 17 children, now have 20. Mrs. Chapman gave birth to triplets Tuesday. The babies—two girls and a boy —and their 36-year old mother are "doing fine" at Eastern Maine General Hospital. chapman. 46-yearold truck driver, said lie and his wife were "astounded." The triplets have an older brother, sister—and 15 half brothers and sisters. Chapman had 10 children aiid his wife five by former spouses. Rain virtually never falls below the Antarctic circle, practically all falling moisture being snow. UICKIES PAY MORE to give you a finer cigarette! Yes, at tobacco auctions Lucky Strike pays millions of dollars more than official parity prices for fine tobacco! There's no finer cigarette in the world today than Lucky Strike! 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