The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 10, 1946 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 10, 1946
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WUDNKSDAY, JULY 10, 194« BLYTUEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Auto Workers Warn Congress Demand Made for Immediate Return to June Price Levels. PACK r,j..Trovr. j,,iy li' CIC Ullildt tnrcalriH 1C. Aulo (U.P.) Workers thrend'npci today lo rniike new lu- duslvy-wide wage demands unless t-pngress ifvlves th e OPA and ( -puces urc returned to (heir June £• )?vcls. Tile union (hrrnt \ v as contained in a resolution adopted last night jiv a conference of 100 Chrysler local delegates, warning that It COIIRI-CSS failed to revive i>rlce controls, the union would reoi«n wage neyotlatiuns with ;;ie Chrysler Corn., within oo dnys. Wage demands in the •'amount equal to the increase in prices" would bo made against. Chrysler t the resolution said. Waue increases of 13 1-2 cents ail hour W()l , cilr ij c ,. t | lis vcai . have been wiped out. by the'in- crease In the cost of living since aholihon of the O PA, the union nsscrloil. A joint statement by UAW President Wnlter Reulher and the union's Chrysler director, Nornian Matthews, warned that lhe demand would he extended to other automobile manufacturers "unless Hie rise in the cost of livin« is stopped dead immediately." New was;e demands within 60 days would threaten industrial icace at the time ninny mami- ftctmcr.s will be preparing to lx> (jm nrotluctiou on the new 1947 models. 4 Americans Receive High Awards CHAPEI, HILL, N. C.. July 1Q._ <U.P.) -Four prominent Americans Ltoday ijore the American Classical ^«IKUC'.S annui-.l cilalious for ••ineritorious and distinguished service in behalf of the humanities in American life." Nanr.-d to the awards were Bernard Baruch, American statesman and u. s. member of the International Atomic Energy Commission; Dr. Harry Emerson Fosdick noted New York minister and lecturer; Rj.dio Commentator ixjwcll Thomas, und Ertitor Tom Wallace of the Louisville Times, Dr. B. L. Ullnian, of the University of North Carolina, is president of the National American Classical League, which has more than 4.COO members. It is devoted to "the study of Latin and Greek and .th e influence of Greek and Roman culture' on the modern world.". Gertrude Atherton, Dean Vir- Kinia c. Kiluersleeve. John Klcrnn, Walter Linpman. Roscoe Pound] Dorothy Thompson, and the late Wendell Willkie arc previous award winners. WASHER SERVICE •'• I'liilip Frel Vacuum Cleaners. Fan?. Irons and Small AlijMiunri'1, He- ruil. ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. .1. W. ADAMS. Mfr. I'hono 2071 206-03 W. Mnin "JI MM IE" PARKS Qualify Cleaners Prompt Pick-up :nid Delivery Service * Phone 3555 for Heller Cleaning-Pressing •128 West Ash Why Mountain Valley Water Is Recommended for Arthritis-Kidney Bladder '' CONDITIONS ' This natural mineral tvatcr from Hot Springs, Arkansas, helps to— Stimulate kidney function. Soothe bladder ir- ritalion. Neutralize uricacidlty. Discharge poisonous wastes. MOUNTAIN VALLEY MINERAL WATER From Hot Springs, Ark. CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Main & Division, Blytheville, Ark. NYLON HOSE IR-CHuge Firtit Quality Nylon from Top t« T«« Are Still 1 a Pair at GRABER'S The Same Low Price You Have Always Paid at This Store Despite the Fact That OPA Ceil ings Have Been Removed GRABER'S Have Not and Will Not Raise Prices on Merchandise We Have in Our Store During the Next Few Days GRABER'S Will Deliver 1046 Pairs of 45-Gauge Nylon Hose To the Women of This CommunityvWho Have Registered at Our Blytheville Store '..-.'•• We are now preparing cards lo marl to those who have registered, asking yon to come to our store- to pick uj> hose. We exp**l to hnve these curds in the mail today. If you have not registe red and do not receive a card, please do not ask for these hose, as the present supply Is limited and we have only enough lo lake care of the 10-16 who have registered. ' ' Whether or not you wanted OPA continued, we know you are interested in the question, "What's going to happen to prices at Graber's?" Here's the answer: Graber's will maintain the same price policy of marking merchandise that we have followed since the day our first store was opened—a policy that requires that every item offered for sale must be marked at the lowest possible price. » This accounts for the fact that prices arc the same at Graber's today that they were before OPA regulations were discontinued. Only when we arc forced to pay more for merchandise . . . and only then . . . will you see a change. Furthermore, we have instructed our buying staff not to buy any •merchandise regardless of how critical, where the prices quoted by the manufacturers arc inflated beyond any reasonable justification, and for this reason there may be times v*hcn we will be temporarily out of some items. Graber's never have, and never will take advantage of a condition such as exists now. We will continue th« policy of figuring our profits on the basis of pennies on a volume business, rather than in dollars on a few transactions. • We're proud of the reputation we have . . . and we'll guard it carefully . . . and we repeat . . . "OPA or no OPA . . . you can continue to depend on Graber's to bring you the tops in values . . . day in and day out. . . year jn and year out." YOM, as a consumer can help considerably, when doing your shopping, to insist on reasonable prices by refraining from buying at greatly inflated prices. We have confidence in the ability of American manufacturers to produce, and if we will all buy only on the basis of current needs, it will not be too long before,the law of supply and demand which will regulate prices wiM again be in effect. ' ^

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