The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 4, 1949 · Page 12
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Sincere Good Wishes to Slarvue Drive-In from JESSE W. PROVINCE PLUMBING CO. BLYTHEVIU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEW* TUESDAY, OCTOBER '4, 194» STARVUE THEATER gravel&gjlrading by Norman & Horn Construction Co. Many May Feel Pinch of Strikes Retoil Merchants, And Tax Collectors Hit by Loss of Sales By Sam Jlmvson NEW YORK, Oct, 4. <>r>—The nation's inventory booklet runs smack into a shrivelling blast now. The combiner! steel and coal strikes— and settling one wouldn't dO ( nuicli good without .so!(ling (he other, too —could bring Hie pleasant HU!c] recovery of the lat< .summer to ai full slop. ' There is reason to think, however, that most 5crlions of- Industry won't Ijc crippled by tho strikes for about a month. Some think management i c couiitlnr on thit — counting on the first month's cost of (he strikes not being as ijrtut as .some of tho etUmaU* now b»hif a I red. After that th* oofiU' irlll mount In geometries! proportion. If prolonged, the Kcntes could change what has been an orderly retreat from 1^'latEoi, with its fairly ge»i([p. tips a cl downs, Into a renl recession, perhaps a (dangerous one. MerclJftnlff to Kerl Pinch *lr»l to feel the effect* of the •9*1 »nd steel H*ork stoppages HIT the retail nierchimts iuid the railroad* servicing the industrial areas Strikers aren't (rcp-.sppndlng customer, 1 ; by any means. And Idle steci mills rirm'i reonlre long trainloads of raw mateiials, nor do they ship cut Lririnlonds of finished products. Railroads who laid off men because the coal trains weren' moving now are talking about lay Ing off morn because the steel mill NAB Convention Set ' For Memphis Thursday MEMPHIS, Oct. 4. OTj—Some 150 me in hers of the National Association of Broadcasters from four states are expected to attend a two- day district convention which starts here Thursday. Delegates from Tennessee, Arkansas,. Missouri and Louisiana will attend. They ill hear addresses by Justin Miller, president of the NAB, ami several other leaders in the Industry. The district convention will be preceded by a meeting of the Ten nessec chapter of the NAB Wed ncsday. Tennessee radio members of the Associated Press will meet Thursday mi .'iiiiiR before the opening of the convention. The Louisiana 1 - Mississippi - AP radio association will hold Its annual meeting Friday—a break fas session. Invented the pendulum cblmnejB are cold. 'Thl* can grow, as each user o steel and coal runs out of one o [he olher. In time, of course, al t.he users of steel couW close down And It has been pointed out thn the steel industry and (ts customer pay 40 per cent of al! the wage earned in 'Manufacturing. A few o (in 1 biggest arc: autos, criYislrnd.iot .shipbuilding, home appliances an a host of •»nnral manufacturers. Supposing that In lime alt these factories closed, yon can se what that In.rs of payroll could d to the nation's merchants. You ca see what It would do to the earning of Industry. And what it would < to tax collections. But as to (he two Indus tri themselves, neither seems In dan ger of lasinc too much just now by work stoppages. Best Wishes STARVUE DRIVE-IN HULON HOLMES CO, Sand, Gravel, Dirt Congratulations to STARVUE DRIVE-IN THEATER from WALPOLE ELECTRIC CO. Catholic Population Up VATICAN CITY, Oct. 4. W — There aic now 423,000,000 Calhoilcs In the world, the Vatican radio said yesterday. The announcement staled the number o( Calhoilcs Increased by 110,000.000 bet..;--i 'Oil and 1949. In the'same period the popula- tion of the woi-ld limined 600 million, on Increase at one-sixth, the broadcast said, while >n comparison the Catholic cnurch membership Increased by one-third. Permit Deadline Near LITTLE ROCK, Oct. 4 (/!',— Revenue. Commlsioner Dean Mor- ' ley said yesterday that no app!!- cation for half-year retail llpuor permits Kill be accepted after Oct 31, Permits Issued will be effective Jnn 1. Snakes have N transparent membrane over their eyes which savei the organ from scratches and Injuries. GLAMOR BOY - Residents of North Side Chicago called the cops when this "witch" scared the daylights out of their kiddies. The "witch" lurned out to be n playful teen-ager decked out in * i-ubbei mask, black robe and mop-siring coiffure. "Just practicing for Hallowe'en," he explained. ' Deal's Paint Store • Asphalt Tile • Point ICC Gives Ruling On Fees Charged By Stockyards WASHINGTON, Get- 4—(fl»>—The Interstate Commerce Commission said yesterday the Texarkana <Ark- ex) stockyards may increase inrge.s for loading and unloading vtstock for the railroads. However, the Commission said roposed new charges of $'-'.50 for ngle deck cars and $3.50 for dou- !e deck cars are too high. They ou!d replace the present rate of 1.00 (or either type of car. | The commission said that at the carlng.s, the interested parties a- reed that a reasonable level would #.73 for single deck and $3.46 or double deck cars. The ICC said '• will accept this basis if the arkanji Stockyards Co., line-, el- cts to adopt it. The company contended at the earing that .because of the nature f Its local operations, it is exempt rom ICC regulation. However, the Commission ruled the yards are erforming a common carrier serv- withln the meaning of the nterstate commerce act. The highest point in the Western Hemisphere is Mount Aconcagua in Argentina—22^34 feet above * e a eveh IN K1I.UNG- Robert Brcnnan (above), 16. ad'•. milted he killed Wade N. Wooltl- ! ridge after the 76-year-old Stone | Mov n I fin, Va., carpenter got j "fresh" with Mrs. Dally Dean, the tate'.s star witness in the slaying ri.vl at Dover, Del. Young Brcnnan lestified that .he shot Wooldridgc n self defense in their quarrel over Mrs. Dean, ' 5, war widow with vhom Robert admitted he had had relations. .(AI* Whcphoto). • Stonekote CONGRATULATES THE NEW Starvue Drive-In Theatre CONGRATULATIONS TO THE STARVUE DRIVE-IN by JESSE WHITE Congratulations To The Stqrvue Drive-ln Johnson Block Co. SUPPLIERS OF Concrete Blocks & Culverts OFFERS BEST WISHES FOR SUCCESS TO Starvue Drive-In Theater

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