The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 19, 1947 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, June 19, 1947
Page 13
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THURSDAY, JUNK 10, 1917 BLYTHKV1I/LE (ARK.) COURIER NKWS Weekly Earnings At All-Time High Labor Department • Statistics Point to Optimism Over Nation WASHINGTON, Jllllc 19. (UP) — Average weekly earnings have reached an all-time hisli, Ihc l.n- 1)or liraiutment reported today in mi oslf-iiW.ic summary of fie n.i- tlon' Now There's Sugar, Sugar, and More Sugar oslf-iiW.ic summary 's ecuftimic outlook, Housing construction lias rc:'.c!iecl ! !i' postwar liliih. ! liwnu Clngue, director ol l!ie "u- ' rcau of Labor Suuislics. said j lucre is "nollilng in tile cunvnr, | economic picture l o indicate any I general downtrend or recession." Cliiguc reported that (it). HOC nc-w Jinnslni! units were stnrtrti in Muy. higher than iintivipated and auuiu any previous postwar mark. He .said thai average weekly earnings lu inaiuifHcliirini; touched ,i!i i all-lime peak of $-18.80 m May. •>:! : the basis of preliminary reports to hi.s bureau. 1 He .said that the building boom j lo meet America's housing noerls niul the full effects of the IS cents- an-hour wage inerease-s in ind'.i.sUy "are .still ill the future." lir said the .sustained demand lor labor kept employment nt icemj levc'ls in May. At the same tim^- imemployrnent fell to ics-s than 2,000.000, equaling the low of las'. Fall. He .said that construction employment was the biggest disappointment. — when compared \vitn expectations. "Although building has flattened cut much sooner than expected, 1947 will still be one of the lies; construction years in mir history," Clague said. New Construction ex- pendiaa-cs this year will total a- bonl X'2,OCn,000.000. and 300.003 more balding workers will be needed bet^, 1 -!! now and the peak construction period next Autumn. He said that, in terms of pro- war dollars, this construction atn- mounts to aboul $7.0(10.000,000. lie said that on this basis the country is still far below the building bmiin of the 20's when for three yeirri the peak construction run over S1C,- OOO.OOO.OCD in terms of prewar cloi- 'respective Buyer for M-Aj''"•'"> «•'• v.'.iilmi: In a lull nm'.ur, Cancels Tour of Railro" rt l; " •'" :;I .| II;I "J IM .*."" ""'. u "'.':'! PAGE THIRTEEN UAKHl'-'ON. Aik., June ID. <U;>> •-Forum- Srm-lary ol Wur Iliu-.-y ;, \V. ij. Wailu'r and (?. O, AU.vamli'i- ol'lM»i Kiul J. JU. l.:lml;rll of JU'lrnu. \V1IU:-, iii-.ri l;;«tt attorney li r ltu> iv.'i'ivrrs. Milil In- «'. Vv'cunli i« tulli'd l« b:>i]lti Ills I' 1 '' 11"' iv.'i'urrs. MIU! in- inil- cl"-dit:i',| iiispoctlon lour nf tlH'' ili( ' tl : " '•> "•">. Hi'«t lli<- 111]) lin'l >li-lkrbmii! Missouri und Arknusas 1)l ' 1 ' 11 i-aitivlti-rl. No i-si:l:inallon was liiilronii i day from Sellumnn, Mo., i: u ' r "' 1 >"« l W«Hlrlni;'s fnliiri; plii'i-'i ollaui.soi.Aik. . wi'iv not (lisi-losc'd. 1< I 1 I. \M ¥ iV. H.ii'i'lsou rllt'lurrr. T. 1 ,!-^- .-»..',i ...,I.L >,. ,.n- 1 ....I•• ••»'.>! ii.nti.^'fii ^ i--|[-\. p;toi um .[pjr, ill niuiual i'ul- was inlonncil al St-liRinun th:U , n ... t .r,-. ( -ii uiuU'r I In- M-II wnx- mailc Woodrliig would nol make the tii!>. ,j|,i v m. p;^. BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTi^PTpiRS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH \Vilh l he ralionlnjj Ik] oil the cannistcr, I Ins pie In re proves to American house wivcj tli;H Uu?rc will be plenty ol sii^iir now. This is par I of ihu lii.UOO luns ol raw Cub;m '^nu^i' i\\ n Dcooklyn, N. Y., rclhiery, aucl there's more coining in nil the Uuic Iroin I he iinlQ^cJinf; ttocks. la is. Claque said thai the cost of bv.Ud- ing matci nils tunictl dov;n foi' tin: firsl. time in May, but that lainr i:osis arc slill risiiifj. Lnbor c:osv5, lio'.vcvcr, have not risen a.s «haip 1 > p as matt!rial prices, he sakl. The lolal tuiinbur of employes i :i noii-agricuHural inttuslry rose '^00,OCO in May lo 41,983,003. lie SltlO tlial the seasonal rises in construction, mining, trade u\ui .sorvlct> '*"- counlcct for the increased employment. Declines were reported in aulo- tnubiles, principally because of niftier i til shortages; in electrical machinery because of declining orc'.nrs ami contract completions; and In rubber prcriucLs. There *ym » con- tinuatioa of l'ie .seasonal slump m the teMilc intiustry. The office formerly occupied by frhc late Dr. C. C. Stevens is for rent and the office furniture is for sale. Located ground floor, Medical Arts Building, 411 West Main Street. See G. G. Kubbard at the Hubbard Furniture Company, if interested. Railroad Rate Measure Gets Senate Okay WASHINGTON. June in. (UI'i — Tlie Senate ye.sU'i'day passed th<? I3uhvinklo-nced bill which would exempt railroad rale-making agreements from operation' of the antitrust laws. ' •'• The vote on fitia) passage was (if), to ^7. This would be sufficient, lo oven ide an expected pre.sidoiilia! veto. The bill must be passed by the House, but this is conskic-ieU :> certainty since the House passed sucli a measure last year. During inn final momcnU of do- hate Democrats, headed by SenateDnnocrnlU: Leader Allicn \V. Bark- Icy of Kentucky, charged tho bill \vns dcsl^ncrt Eo deprive the coutls of the right to pass on poiirtin^ suits affatiist the rail reads, Sen. Bricn McMahon, D., conn.. .ininrd Republican suppDilcrs of tin: bill in denying ihnl this was Ih* 1 case. McMahon -."said the pending court suii.s are n^ainsL past practi- t:cr, of the riUlrnads wlicreas th'- 1 i bill sets up sLRii<lnr<ta for the. IL:; lure. I , Heforr voting on the bill the Sen- 1 ate iiceeptcd an amnndmeiiL by [Sen. Uich:\rd B. Russell. D., Gu ( to nuliify »ny elfoct il mi^ht have. 1 on Cieor^la's pendiinj sulL nfjutnat railroads in the Supreme Court, Read Courier News Want Ads- $££ VOVR Still & Youjig Moior Co. Lincoln-Mercury Dealer I'honc :H7!) Illvllievillc AiU. 112 \Vahiul SI. AMBROSIA CAKE BAKERY SPECIALS to Give the Family a Treat 79c Thick, 2-laycr Cako, covered with mixed fresh fruits and tender, Shredded Cocoanut. On Sale Saturday Only! HART'S BAKERY ATA Get more mileage for less money with the |S| Q yy Here's \fhat you get with this Nev/ Goodyear — * 34'^ More Non-Skid Mileage * Stronger Coid Body * Wider, Flutter Tread * Improved Shoulder Design * A 101/2'' Lower Price * Liberal Trade-in Allowance * Easy Payment Terms * (Prices cut IGW* in all popular sizes. Other sizes also ah new low prices.) TIRE As Little As $2 Down only $1.25 Weekly Lcs; a Liberal Trade-in GOODYEAR STORE 410 W. Main I T struck us as a happy .phrase the first time \ve used it in our advertising. Certainly, no other eight words quite so neatly express how this trim and tidy Btiiek underlines the coming thing in automobile styling. Now eome those who say we don't do justice (o a great car and a great buy when we stress outward looks alone. 1 low about what this car can do?" they wanl to know. "Maybe style makes folks want n Buick, but it's performance that makes'cm mighty glad they insisted on gelling one." O Lift Ihe bonnet for u good look— and you quickly see why. There's a big straight-eight power plant lhat fills the hood practically to ovcrllowing. Fill n micrometer on it, and you'll find llial in a. whole handful of ils dimensions il is made In closer tolerances lliiin even an airplane power plant. It's a valvc-in-heail engine, which means it's more efficient in basic tlesijin—and it makes (he most of that with I'ireball combustion lhat the most good out of .each liny fuel charge. ^ Finally, it's lopped oft' with Buick's special Aeeiirile cylinder finish, a Buick exclusive lhat makes this honey ready lo ramble the minute you get it—and keeps it young, lively and .eager over thousands on thousands of active miles. l.'Mrchiill power alone is enough to make ihis America's most wanted automobile —yet here in Buick are style, and si/.e, uiul room, and the matchless gentleness of an all-coil springing ride. For your money — why not get them all? Placing your order now makes certain thai you will—and you'll find the same friendly, courteous help in gelling a Buick soon-as-possiblc whether or not yon have a car to trade. Tono m HWRY J. 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