The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 4, 1949 · Page 23
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 23

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, October 4, 1949
Page 23
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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1949 BT/VTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVKN Auto and Truck Sales Run High Many BlythevilU Dealers Move Into New, Bigger Quarters Emphasis has been put on expansion, serv|f» and modernization by owners and managers of automobile agencies in Blythevllle dur. ing postwar years. Eight of the 13 dealers In the city are housed either In new or recently remodelled buildings Others have remodelling plans outlined and all have added much In the way of modernizing -shops which handle auto maintenance. Harassed by a public which need ed or wanted more cars, trucks and gasoline during the war. the auto- wmobile dealer welcomed the post—war period which saw more cars and the end of rationing. Shops ar.i sales staff t, which suf fered from lack of personnel dur ing and Immediately after the war are now at full strengt' and qulcl reliable service Is once again th prime consideration of local deal ers. With a more plentiful supply, o new cars, buyers have found th Blythevllle' dealer ready with Jus about anything in the way of styl< model or color in a new car. The car'salesman, who practical! ' vanished several years ago, in re cent years has once again foun his services desirable by deale who probably have seen more ne cars pass through their hands th year than in any year since the wa BANKS Continued from Pag* 1 Second Section en and Mr. Lynch. BaYinf* Firm Grows A new comer to .'inandal circle* "The Who/* Got Away/' Fishermen Are Glad PERTH — (If)— Two professional fishermen *re have a'new an(U to the story of th* fish that got away. This time, so they say, it was a whale and it nearly took them with It. . According to their story the two f Blythevllle, tn« Blythevllle Fed-, men , j. Hanson and C. OI«n were ' i5hln * ln 16 foot boat eight ts organization two years ago.' Organized In July 1947 with assets tota" ng $75,100, the associa- ion showed total assets of $436,06.30 on July 1, 1M9, It has been ermed the fastest growing organization of Its kind In the state. Organized'to promow savings and make loans on homes In Blytheville and vicinity, the association has made more than 300 loans and now lists over 180 Investors who have- Invested $403,188.12 to the association. > • Dividend rates have been three ?er cent since. organization. Officers of the organization la- elude Rosco Crafton, president; R. O. Farr and James Terry, vlce- pr"-Ments; and W. J. Pollard, »ec- retary. - •.....•' Other members of the board of directors Include W. L. Horrar, A R. Wetenkamp and Dr. J. B, Beasley. mile, off the eout. Suddenly three arge whale* surfaced about 15 feet way. One, a 46 ft. humpback whale, dived under their boat. The ishlng "nes caught in its nippers The whale surfaced again and made off to sea dragging the boat on a crazy course 'after It. After abou 1 W yards. It broke free taking the fishing lines with it. - Even with stepped up production of new cars, most Blythevllle dealers, unlike dealers in other part) of the country," have not fount themselves "loaded" with new cars, they can't sell. The market In both new and us« cars has been brisk U not as mad as war years. Truck sales have also remained good during most of 1949 PMA Arizona Indian* Us* Old Fire B«il ot Church PHOFNIX, Arus—W>—A historic church bell that made its way into Arizona in 1880 by way of anover- land freight now echoes to Supal- lind at the . bottom ot Artama's Grand Canyon. .;,.'., The bell, which once': served as the fire alarm at the UtUe community of Chloride In Mohave County, hangs In Bt. Andrew's Episcopal chapel in the Indian settlement. It was taken down the trail into the canyon by pack tratn. The chapel In which it hangs, a quonset hut, was lowered into the canyon last spring by helicopter. Stone quarried from the sides of the canyon were used for the sides and front of the chapel. Mean Greater Value* For You!. SPECIAL RACK — Beautiful New Pattern* AMERICAN GOLFER — LAMPL — Etc. COTTON DRESSES Regular:—$10.95 — $12.95 — $14.95 Value. SPECIAL FOR KING COTTON DAY $10.00 For Better Value* Every Day Shop Continued from Page 1 Second Section ed. Fireproof Building at Hayll The building was built of brick cement and steel with an eye toward flreprooflng. i Mr. Wardlow stated that as far as he knew every gin In the state was signed up for participating under the Smlth-Dovey Act. I The movement to establish a ' classing office In Blytheville was started several years ago when Mississippi County cotton men foresaw Inadequacies In tlie old classing set-up. . • Last year many farmers, because of Inadequate classing service, met with delay in getting their cotton In government loan since the cotton must be classed before It can go Into loan. R. D. Hughes »nd W. F. Mc- Danlel started efforts to obtain the olllce when they brought the problem to the attention of Congressman E. C. (Took) Gainings. . Later, the • Mississippi County Farm Bureau took up the project, Preliminary Inspection of the Air Base site o'f the office was made In mid-summer by Clyde C. McWhorter, manager of the South Central Are* Cotton Branch of •PMA. ,;-.' -• '• • , Office Here Becomes Model On his assurance tli*t an office was to be located here, Mayor Doyle 1 Henderson authorized installation! of a IS-foot skylight in the wing of i a building which was formerly part of the Air Base hospital, | On later inspeciton of the build- ' ing, Mr. McWhorter wa s so enthus- ' ed over the design of the skylight that be asked for plans and specifications of It so that they might be used elsewhere. There were none, the skylight having been designed on a scrap paper by local cotton men. Mr. i McWhorter later sent a Little Rock • engineer to Blytheville to make 1 notes on the skylight. . I R. R. Hardln, of Terrell, Tex., 1 was named manager of the office ' which has been classing cotton, from Mississippi, Poinsett, Craighead, Greene and Clay counties for about a month now. Mr. Hardln Bald his peak force at the office will consist of about 40 persons who will class between 10,000 and 12,000 bales dally. Form Machinery Plan , Suing Promoted by Iraq BAGHDAD, Iraq — (/P>— Iraq his worked out a scheme to speed up introduction of modern farm machinery onto the country. Under the plan, to be carried out In approximately five years, the.government will have complete monopoly eh farm machinery, Th« purpose ot the plan U to Introduce more efficient farming methods and increase crop yields by replacing primitive Implements now In : general use. For example, It U hoped to Increase the wheat yield by 25 percent. Under a new law, only the Iraq government will In the future be able to Import farm machinery. Fifty per cent of this machinery will 'be sold to the big private land-owners according to the plan. The remalner will be rented out to tmaller farmers. All repairs and span part* will be under control ot •h« government. Bedroom Suites 25% OFF EVERY BEDROOM SUITE IN THE STORE EVERY SINGLE ONE! . The original price lag will be on each suite, so all you have to do is read it, lake off 25%, and that is the suecal price. Rut, remember, these prices ave good only on '• . Thursday, Friday, and Saturday after which the original prices will be resumed. $59.95 Bedroom Suite - - Save $15 $199.95 Bedroom Suite - Save $50 $99.95 Bedroom Suite - - Save $25 $435.00 Bedroom Suite - Save $109 THESE FRIGES ARE GOOD FOR 3 DAYS ONLY THURSDAY, FRIDAY & SATURDAY $10.95 and $12.95 Chenille Cotton BED SPREADS 4.98 All Colon 27 x 54 All Wool THROW RUGS Regular $8.95 Valut Every Hem in our store will be specially priced for this big event, so plan to he her* at least one of the three days. Again we. wish to repeat that these special prices will be good only on October 6, 7 and 8. . JIMMIE EDWARDS 301 East Main FURNITURE CO. Phon. 2487 I Women's Star Brand Oxfords Brown & White Saddle Green & While Saddle Black & White Saddle Red & White Saddle Brown Moccassin Toe Loafer Brown Plain Toe fihiliie Tie (Not Pictured) Brown Moccassin Toe Lace SHOP OUR WINDOWS FOR OTHER SPECIALS Regular $4.95 Values $3.99 FAMILY SHOE STORE 312 West Moin Phone 2342

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