The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 24, 1946 · Page 10
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PAGE TEN BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 19'<1G Fighting Feared Along Yangtze Chinese Nationalists Display Weapons Manufactured in U. S. BY WALTER IXX3AN Unlled Press Staff Correspondent NANKING, July 24. (UP)—Two American-built destroyer escorts and six mine-sweepers were slii))- ed for action in the Yangtze, Hlvcr today, ready to defend the Nan- king-Shanghai lirea against whnt tlie Nationalist government described as a ferociously" mounting Communist attack from the north. ' Scores of new guu-brlsllUiE pillboxes lined the river bank near the Nanking railway station. Bunkers and other defense positions have been erected to reinforce the naval units which are the latest additions to the Chinese Heel. Government sources claimed the Communists were massed across the river and poised lo swarm over Into Nanking ami disrupt the Nanking-Shanghai railway n t f» tlnle The reported Communist threat was said to be incrcasin momentarily. Sentries kept a ^hour watch between the low-built pillboxes, which are camouflaged against possible air attack. Lend-lease alrcf.-aa — P.icludlnK Mustangs, Lightnings «»d T.hu/ derbolls—flew many undisclosed missions from the airport on the outskirts of Nanking. Fully-ioafied Miteiiel bombers took off occasionally, sometimes returning with their bomb-bays empty. An 'entire division of Nationalist troops inarched through Nanking streets iii the direction of the railway station and ferry terminus, apparently to bolster the river garrison. In North China, where Nationalists reportedly have opened an nIfens!|Ve to regain CommiinU 1 .- hcld rail lines, there were conllict- ing claims of attack and counterattack. The newspaper Hcin Min 1'ao quoted a government spokesman at Chenkiang as saying Hint 140.0(11) Communists had been defeated at Yangchow and Taililng after suf- ' fering 20,000 casualties. He said Communist troops had lifted their siege on Lnho and were advancing toward Tienchang, 50 miles northeast of Nanking. Prepares Long List of Arkansas Jobs LITTLE HOCK, July '^4. <UI>> rile Federal Works Agency, liu- cnu of Community Facilities, has approved planning funds for M iroJecU hi Arkansas totaling $10.22,144 and has 43 other proposals under consideration. Those awaiting approval total ;6/285,000. The largest planning fund Is S'JD,- 000 being requested for North little Rock's park and memorial. My officials estimate the project will cost $1,205.000. Two other projects costing move than $1,000,000 already have been approved. They are airport Improvements at Little Rock. $1,002.000 total cost with $33,834 allotted for planning; and ail part Improvements at Fort Smith, Sl,4Df:pj with $36,108 allotted for plain.In;;. sla (lint peasants cookcn their meager fare in platinum pans on stoves with phtimnn stovepipes. Plentiful riallnum Half a century ago. platinum was so cheap and plentiful in itn.s- Federal Works Agency, Public nuildlngs Administration, Office of the Division Engineer, 550 Post Ot- llce Building, Dallas 1, Texas, July IB, IMG, Sealed bids, in triplicate, will be received at tills olllcc until 2 p.m., August 0, 1010 and then publicly opened, for furnishing the inu- crlals, and performing the work or Interior and exterior painting etc.. at the U. H. P. O., Osccola, Aransas, in strict accordance v.'Kh the specifications dated PB-Div-U. May 9, 1910. and drawings (it any) mentioned therein: and the general conditions dated Sept. 15, 1942 and addendum thereto dated May 15. 1914. Kpcclflc.'illans and other data may be had at the office of the custodian of tlie building or the ofllce of the division engineer. Irving D Porter. Division Engineer. Ref rigcrator Service Fred Lawler ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. J W. AdJiKis Mrr. IMiune 2071 206-08 W. Main Molsl Air, Nol Water Whales di> nol spout water. Moist air blown from the whulc's luui;s condenses Into drops ot moisture in llic colder atmosphere, giving Hie appearance of a fountain of water. Hulxsidi/rd Hports Several .sports received subsidies from the French Kovcriiinont prior to the war. The highest sum, iiljotil, SS11,40U. went to encourage rillc- Mioollniii and the lowest,, $80, lor baseball. ^^.~.K4Bbjrv «£••__._ ™ Baby Chicks, All Summer Heavy breeds, 3 to 30 days old. Prices reasonable. Good supply feeds and poultry supplies. North 4th at Elevator Feed Store. Detroit-born Paula Drew \vns •well on her way to fame ns a singer with the Detroit Civic Opera before a talent scout got her name on an option. Now she's in Hollywood, soaking up sunshine while waiting for Universal Pictures lo mm a camera at her, ., ... L sians have claimed tlie .six pr cipal railroads anil several Ainal lines under their recent order seizing former German property. Courier News Want Ads. Austrians Resist Soviet Seizures Of Railroads VIENNA, July 24. (.UP)—The Austrian cabinet decided todtty to stand firm in its opposition lo the Russinn property seizures. Chancellor Leopold Figl returned from a short vacation to attend a session which drafted n nole to the Russian commander telling him 01 ths cabinet's position. Cabinet members also decided to communicate with the Pails Peace Coujcilsiicc demanding that (llic- Eouth'Tyrol be given the right o! self-determination. Austrian sources said the Rus- "J I MM IE" PARKS Quality Cleaners Prompt Pick-up and Delivery Service * Phone 3555 for Belter Cleaning-Pressing '428 West Ash RAIN INSURANCE... For Your Freshly Washed Car! 24 Hour Insurance—25c If it rains within 2-1 hmirs affcr you hiivc had your car washed at our Hfafinn and you are a holder of our Card, just present Card within -IS hours and we will wash it again—FREE! SPECIAL! Wash & Grease Job—$1.50 MARR'S AUTO SERVICE Phone 2611 Your One-Stop Station ASH and J. LOUIS CHERRY sw York Life Insurance Co. Brrtbevllle, Ark. RADIOS REPAIRED AUTO or HOME SETS. ANY MAKE-ANY MODEL We Pick-up and Deliver J. H. Flowers, Mgr., Radio Department LOY EICH CHEVROLET CO. Need a 24-hr. Service TAXI!! Call Bonded and Insured Wundcrlich j NOW OPEN! BJytheville's Only Exclusive Usetl Car Dealer WE BUY AND SELL USED CARS AND TRUCKS TOP PRICES PAID ,• See Us Before You Sell! '' If You \Vant a Better Car, We Can Deal! See Us Today Bud Wilson Auto Sales L. WICKER MACHINE SHOP H;ts Just Installed LARGE METAL LATHE METAL SHAPER AND LMn.OYKn ^Vcll Known Local machinist With Years of Experience WE ARE NOW EQUIPPED TO DO ANY is dancing He iyn't dancing been use he's a -, jitterbug, or because he likes to dance, or even because he's '* stepped on a red-hot rivet. Oh, no! Mi'. Mur'galroyd is dancing with sheer rage! Mr. Murgatroyd has just discovered— ^ by referring to the Department of * — il '!*i3<- "»- , •if, 'Labor statistics—that Ihe cost, of j Phone 2037 Franklin and Main Sts. ,' ELECTRIC AND ACETYLENE /*V ^ WELDING S' Is Our SPECIALTY —>•=•ALL WORK IS GUARANTEED Phone 2192 215 N. Second Used Ice Refrigerators - 50-75-100 Good Used Singer Sewing Machine — sews like new NEW CEDAR CHESTS— New Perfect Sleeper Innerspring Mattresses — Box Springs Alvin barely Furniture Co: »1 Rurt MaU u« War Ttttruw. Phone 2302 No Waiting/ No Delay! In Arkansas - Missouri Tennessee - Mississippi 4% LOAMS On Good Business and Residential Property in Towns of Over 2500 MONEY PAID ON DAY OF APPLICATION IF TITLE IS SAT/SFACTORY Call or Write FLORIDA REAL ESTATE LOAN COMPANY ANDREW J. FLORIDA, Vicc-Prcsident PHONE 210 , vt Mississippi County Bank Building r * Osceola, Arkansas ~^' giving has zoomed 31% since li)39. But wait a minute, Mr. Murgatroyd! Nation-wide average figures show that the cost of electricity has dropped 14.7% since 1939—through years of war, and shortages of other things, and rising prices and •v ' ( higher taxes. As a matter of fact, ;'. Mr. Murgatroyd, electricity has been going down in cost for years and years, until now, if yours is an average family, you're getting twice us much electricity for your money as you did 20 years ago. Mr. Murgatroyd is dancing again—this lime because at least one item iu his cost of living is continually going down! talat "THE SUMMER [LEC1RIC HOUR" «!Hi Anne Jormion. Bof> S»on(«y, Jilt Sportlmtn, and Robert Armbruller'i Orcheifro, Etety Sundc/ etllinaon, ^:3II, IKT, CSS Nilvoii. WASH TUBBS There Goes Daddy BY LESLIE TURNEB KNUG IN THE TWY'liefOUND H1GKWTHE ROCKIES.*'!*SH MTO CAROIWT FOR »f KEEK) WIND UP HIS BUSINESS PEM IK 10 S IOCO. MARKOV WORDS! WUIL REGRET THG BED RYDER Hold Your Fire BY FRED HARMAWH

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