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

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, September 9, 1949
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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER fl, THf NAT/ON TODAY— Britain Urges U.S. to Purchase War Materials and Scarce Items Through 'Sterling Bloc Nations By James Marlox- WASHINGTON, Sept. 9. (/1',-One of the things you don't hear much about is s:ockpiling. Now talk cf It Is cropping up j n the conference here between American, British and Canadian officials nboul the British dollar crisis, Before explaining its connection* with the crisis here Is the hack- ground on stockpiling. We might £mi ourselves in bad shape if we wnt to war and then found we didn't have enough "scarce and slratcglc" materials to see us throng?!. We were short on some of them In the last war. So Congress decided while we're still at peace, we'd better lay lu, a supply of the stuff. It passed Tip act enabling the government t« any them when and where we could. '•iluyiiiK Scarce. Sfralejjic Materials Since then the government has heen bulking up this kind of stockpile. keejiiiR it In warehouses or Army ani Navy depots. These are the grou3hif>s of scarce nnd strategic njiilerinls: Scarce— Materials of which we don't haie enough in this country' anvwav. Strategic—those we have to gel from oiler countries because (hey may be 4Hlt off from us in time of war. as niliiral rubber was in World War If. The stockpiling job was given to Ihe mmitions board which is made uf of a civilian chairman, appointci by the President, and three hidi civilian officials of the Army. Nivy and Air Force. The board decides what materials inn;)', be stockpiled and then passes tru word on to the Federal Bureau ol Supply which does (lie actual buung with money voted by Congress. The goil now Is to build up a stockpile Voi-th about $3,000.000000 Half tin goal or SI,500,000.000 worth of the materials—may be stockpilec by next June. Many Items on "Needed" I.Est The mmitions board has put 69 items or its list of needed stuff. Here arc some ol them, with some of tile countries from which they're i. Manganese (lor stcelmaking) from he Africui gold coast. Brazil, Chile, Cuba, Mexico: tin. from the Belgian Congo. Bolivia, the Netherlands East Indies: bauxite (for making aluminum) from British Guiana and the N:therlands East Indies . But how rioei all this fit Into the British crisis? This way: The U. S. d.-als In dollars. When it buys abroai, it pays in dollars. When it sells abroad, it wants to be paid in dolars. Other counries. which want to buy from us. need dollars. One way to get them is to sell us things such as strangle materials we need! Britain, aifi a 'lot of countries linked to?et!i>r with it iii what is railed the "sterling bloc," lisa the pound, net dollars, when they trade with one another, but— When hiying Irani us. they have to pay usin dollars. So all of them which biy from us. particularly Britain wnich has to buy a lot from us, need dollars. Brilsh ['resent Proposal Bccaua of rtenls made among themselra during the war, when sterling Hoc nations buy from us they give Britain pounds and tell Jbe British to pay us the equiva- 1»U in collars. But flat helps drain away Bri- lam's d>llar supply. That supply already is so .short that the present conference here on the British dollar criii., was cniled to see what 'viTc^^r^. NAtlONAUY ADVERTISED colfy prkerf. Refers Diamond Brand Shoes or Lower Prices ' HEUERS Shoe Store Blytherille could be done about II. Now the British are suggesting that one of the ways in which we can help them out is In the way we do our stockpiling. Tins way: That we buy more scarce and strategic materials from countries in the sterling bloc. Since we'd pay them in dollars, they'd have more dollars on hand when they wanted to buy from us. more dollars of their own With to spend, they wouldn't need to give the British pounds and tell them to give us the equivalent in Britain's scarce dollars. This is still in the talking stage. it wouldn't solve Britain's whole dollar-shorlnge problem. It might help out a bit. Rotarians Get Data on 1949 Grid Outlook Blytheville High School will prob- •iDly have as good football team as Just year, but will JW ed some luck 10 have as good a season's record Chat's what head football coach Hussctl Mosely told members of the Blytheville, Rotary Club vcster- (lay. He reviewed the chicks' schedule and commented th;it every team figured to be just as tough as last year with some teams slated to show a lo tot improvement. In discussing the t?am by positions, Coach Mosely pointed to center and right halfback as weak in reserves and experience. "J. C. Droke is going to make us a good center but we need somebody-to alternate with him. Elmer Richardson, our only reserve center, broke a collar bone last week," Coach Mosely stated. He said he will alternate Buzzy Wimderlich between center and tackle to strengthen the middle of the chicks' line. Replacements at right halfback also appeared' to be troubling to the coach. "Roger Lum is a good boy and we know he has plenty of fight, but in view of his small size, we hope to have someone who can give him some relief," Coach Mosley said. Prior to a few remarks by line coach Jimmy Staples, the new Junior High School coach. Earl Stabler, spoke on Papoose prospects. "We only have three lettermen back from last year, but I think our boys are going to make a good showing. Several of the boys should make really good high school players." Coach Stabler slated. He said his main concern right now was finding games for open dates on the Paps' schedule. "Pop Mosely ran over these junior high high teams for so long that a-lot of them don't want to play Blytheville," he said. Guests at the meeting included J. H. Johnson, Kno.xvilie, la.. Harry Bradley, Ben p. Butler, of Osceola: E. L. Talliaferro. of Osceola, and" Robert M. Graves. About six and a half billion glasses of iced tea are consumed in this country every year. BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS & - ^ "MRS. H. Y. C."-Against a backdrop ol tile Empire SlaJ? building. Mrs. JeDr , Gammc'i displays Itie rhai-ms that won !;*.• Hie lille of "Mrs. New Yo.-*. City." The Manhattan house., :f» will represent New York in th» Mrs. America finals at Asbur-y Park. N J Policeman Okayed Unruh's Permit To Purchase Gun _ PHILADELPHIA, Sept, 9. W>— The German Lugcr automatic with which Howard B. Unruh is accused of killing 13 persons In nearby Camclen, N. J., was purchased here on a permit signed by former Camden Police Chief George Frost, police records disclosed yesterday. Philadelphia authorities said Un- iiih first went to a Mirket Street sporting goods store (M. & H. Sporting Goods Co.) In December, 194«. After selecting the Luger priced at 537.50. he was told he needed police authorization for the purchase of any firearm. , On Jan. 7. 1947, Unruh returned lo the store with a permit signed by Frost, since retired as head of the Camden police department. The store also required Unruh lo fill out a Pennsylvania purchase permit not required for out-of-state customers. Pennsylvania state police and Philadelphia authorities gave Unruh a clean bill of health, they said because no criminal record was revealed by their check. Pitching Horseshoes BY BILL* BOSK Three years ago In a fishing village on the Gaspe Peninsula, a nine-year-old girl named Julia was stricken by a rare blood malady. The specialist who was brought on from Montreal admitted to the parents that there was little he could do—that, only rest, lime and the child's will to live could effect a cure. Despite rest and time, however. Julia grew weaker, and the most alarming of the symptoms was her altitude or complete calm, Day after day, propped up in bed, she would gaze out the window at at statue of St. Anne de Beaupre. patron saint of suffering children, which stood in the garden of the church next door. And the few tilings the child said made it clear she was hnppy at the thought that she would soon be in the Saint's arms. Her parents held out the promise of pretty clothes and parties If she got well again, but they made no impression on her. And the only time she seemed happy was when the young parish priest came and told her tales about St. Anne who waited In the garden below. "Why don't you try hard to live?" the priest asked her one day. "A lit'le courape. and you might soon be out of bed." ."I'd rather be with St. Anne," said the- child. We all hope to join our patron saints at the proper time," said the priest, "but the church expects us' to make every effort to live out our days on earth as we were intended to. S>. Anne herself would want you to do that." "Oh, no," said Julia. "Saints can make signs to people when they want to tell them something. St. Anne knows 1 want to be with her, and it she didn't want me to come she would give me a si»n. . . ." Several nights later, the child was awakened by (he sound of organ music, and through her-window she saw the figure of St. Anne rimmed with silver light. St. Anne wants me to lire," she told her mother the next morning. Prom then on, the youngster began to recover, and everyone who came to visit heard the story of the sign which had saved her life. The local paper announced the miracle In a special edition, and there was even Uilk of documenting it and forwarding II to Rome. Then one day the church bells rang, and the members of the parish were called together by the priest. "I think it's my duty to tell you." he said, "that there was nothing .supernatural about the sign that Julia received. Two weeks ago, I happened to mention to our organist that the child was determined to Join the Saint unless she received a sign to the contrary, and un- With the Courts Chancery: John William Duncan vs. Frankie Willie Duncan, suit for divorce. Circuit: Paul E. and Marie Katherine Taylor vs. The Teaxs Company, suit for $6,200 damages caused by fire. The first U.S. patent lor an Ice refrigerator was issued In 1803. RESTAURANT FIXTURES \Ve are closing our Blylheville Cafeteria and we intend to sacrifice the beautiful brand new fixtures, china and silverware at less than the original cost .It must be seen to be appreciated. Some of the items are: Refrigerator—all stainless steel, rioublt door, 16 cu. ft. capacity. Six burner short order range for butane gas. Twin urn—10 gallon capacity, stainless steel. Slcam Table—stainless steel, HI' long, 12 vegetables, 4 meats, extra pans. . Maple Meat Block. Two large galvanized sinks, galvanized canopy. HcanUfiil assortment of brand new kitchen v ufcnsils consisting of large butcher knives, spoons, ladles, potato mashers, sauce pans, garbage pans, ciunawarc. glassware and stainless steel knives, forks and spoons. Original Wholesale Cost over $3500 Willing to Sacrifice It at One-Half Bring Your Own Truck Terms to Responsible Party Call Don Nusbaum — Blylheville .(661 During the Day, Evenings—C-o Noble Hole!, Blytheville Duro-Chrome Corporation BlytheriHe Airport — Blyrherille, Ark. beknownst to me , on (1 ,, , moonlit night, the organ* let Icr- «]( into the church and began Jo Play The combination of moo" light, music and the child's imagi- nitlon did the rest" There were wlibpcns of resentment, as the parishioners realized their miracle was being taken away from them. "I know you fee) cheated," the pi; Ml went on. "but some day you will realize you have witnessed a '", f" 11 '" miracle than the one Julia described. The church Is not interested in minor miracles—miracles which can be performed by any traveling magician. I repeat all of yon. all unknowing, have witnessed the greatest miracle In Ihe world." "What is that, Father " asked one of the parishioners. "The miracle of the power of faith." said the priest. (Copyright, 1949. by Billy Rose) (Distributed by The Bell Syndicate, Inc.) ' What is believed to have been the earliest surviving piece or grass was produced about 5.000 years nuo. Paul Robeton Burned In Effigy by Klammen , Ala.. Sept. 9. M; — I'nul n-beson, the Negro singer, was burned In effigy Thursday night by a small group of robed but unmasked Klan.smen. It was the first public demonstration by the Klnn In the Ulrrnlnit- hnm district since 18 men were Iti- dlctcd on IloRBing ami related charges here several weeks ago. A [lummy bearing a placard. "Welcome P^ul Roheson." was strung from one drill of a 20-foot cross. Another dumm; with n large question mtirk pinned on it was hung from the other arm. B. E. Campbell, Exalted Cyclops of the Robert, E. Lee Klavcrn. told reporters the burning of the cross nnrt dummies symbolized the wt-l- comc Hobeson would receive If lie came (o liirmlnghnm. He satcl the other dummy represented "Conummlsl elements which arc trying to sneak Into the South." Medical Authority Dies in Memphis MEMPHIS, Sept. 0—M't—Dr. William R. nine. 61, prominent liere In many fields nf medicine, died yesterday nfter a lengthy Illness. nine, a native of Onltnlin, Toim , bei'iimc n xenrrnl prnclitionpr soon after receiving his medical rlp R rce from Vanderbilt in 1911. lie moved here from Parkin, Ark In 1918 and built up a reputation as a pediatrician. Later lie became interested In Internal medicine and became known ns an authority on imdiihint fever ami as a diagnostician. l-'or several yours he was un associate professor on the faculty of the University of Tennessee's Col- PAGE FIVE lege of Medicine here. Survivors Include his widow, two daughters and a son, WUIlam L. Uluc, consul for the MaJay Peninsula with headquarters at Kuala Lumpur. Fish can be frozen In solid tee for long periods and still survive. They have to thaw out gradually however. Unusual Gifts You'll find a deligliJ ful array of timisunl gifts at the J.incn & Curtain .Shop. Kx<|uisile, hiind-pninlcd lamps demitasse, figurine, and boudoir lamps; many, many lovely linens hearing such important names as Loacock,, the Sirnlex. Come in uiul look around tomorrow. See Our New Shipments of Knlircly Different Curtains LINEN & CURTAIN SHOP Mrs. C. A. Hovey 108 South First Street Telephone 815 with your BANK'S SERVICES... AN ABLE FRIEND IN BUILDING YOUR FUTURE C/iootc the first National Bank for your persona/ transactions and you'll discover the means of building a future tor yourtelf, your loved ones, your community. Learn the convenience of a checking account. Let the First National Bank act as legal executor of your will, guardian ot your estate or trust. Or, in time of need, we will serve you with courteous, friendly advice or financial assistance. FIRST NATIONAL BANK Tlx Only National Bank in Mississippi County JAMBOREE ANDDANCE Freddie "Boy" Burn* and his Ranch Boyi Songs by Gene Sleele LEGION ARENA Sat. Sept. 10—8 p.m. Admission 7Sc American l.ejlon, Sponsor Wofc/i for the Opening Announcement of BLYTHEVILLE'S NEWEST SHOE STORE FOR ALL THAT IS GOOD IN INSURANCE Call 3361 Aiiliimoliile (all forms) Bin-Kin ry Business interruptions Dyers t t (!li-aucr.s (Cxlcnilcil Cnvrraiie Hie General Liability Marine lull forim) Personal Property Fl<wtt. I'liiti: Glass Kesldence Liability Turnadn Truck Cargo Windstorm Workmen's CoinpemaUon W. M. BURNS INSURANCE AGENCY Wanted: LICENSED BEAUTICIANS \Ve cannot supply Ihe demand for operators. We hav« a list <iJ Arkansas ami Mississippi shop owners who need help. If you are n Graduate of a Heauty School and are interested in employment, call EAGLE BEAUTY SCHOOL Phone 3262 Blytheville, Ark. Adults who want to learn Ileauty Culture, enroll Sept. 12 lor next class. Low Tuition. . . Interesting Work (li Approved. ... We Have a Complete Stock ot Gin and Mill Supplies • Goodrich (Jelling « Clipper Belt Hook. • Woods Gin Saw Files • Steam Packing • I'yrcnc KxliiiRuighcrs and Uecharges. HUBBARD HARDWARE Co., Inc. '413 West Main Phone 2*15 SHEET METAL WORK. -OF ALL KINDS Custom worh tor sins, alfalfa mills, oil mills. Custom SbcarinR up lo 1/4 inch thickness Frank Simmons Tin Shop L 17 s "'"h "roadway phone 265) IF YOU LIKE THE BEST TRY NU-WA LAUNDRY-CLEANERS ^ "PICTURES YOU WILL LIKE" k'nur satisfaction ass a ret) an nil photoiraphfc »ork. Including cimmicrchil and portrait FAUGHTS STUDIO Night Phone 1U South Pint

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