The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 26, 1950 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 26, 1950
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL W, 1999 Th« Nation Today: Th» British /d«o— U. S. Must Consider British Debt Request By James Marlow WASHINGTON. April 26. </P) — How would the United States feel about paying off some of the money Britain owes other countries? The British raised this question In a Stol a very rtuiet note to the U.S. e D$artiuent. News of it got TJSund Washington. In Congress, where -lawmakers can make or break the Idea slflce they hold the 'purse strings, the re- actijn was very sharp and very sour. This reaction wasnt expected. Congress already, since the war, has voted over $G,225,000.000 for Britain. Many a lawmaker thinks that ought to be about enough. fOf that sum more than $4.000.000,000 Is in loans, which the British are obligated to pay back, plus $2,225.000,000 in gifts that don't have to be repaid.) Help Seems Unlikely So at this moment it may seem unlikely that Congress will help ball out the British on her debt to other countries. Still, the U.S. and Britain are allies in the cold war against Communism and are particularly anxious to work together in Asia. There Communism, through Its victory in China, has made gigantic gains and may gobble up all Asia unless It can be stopped. Communist targets In Asia Include Burma, Indochina, Thailand, India and Pakistan. The last two are part of we aft h. the British common- How can those countries be kept out of Communism's reach? That's tbe problem for the U.S. and Britain. They Nerd Military Aid may need military help aainst attack. And they'll need ec- help to win the people away i the promises of Communism. Most of the economic help, of course, will have to 'come from this country. So the Idea behind the British note was this: If we help Asia with money, we may be able to help Britain at the same time since Britain owes some of those countries money. •This .will explain a little of the thinking behind the Idea: There is n group of nations culled the sterling area, or sterling bloc. It's made up of Britain and these countries: Australia, New Zealand, South Africa. India. Pakistan (all in the British commonwealth) and Burma, Iceland. Iraq, end Ireland. In this country the lawful money Is the dollar. In Britain the lawful money is the pound sterling, Americans Pay Which simply means that when Americans do business they pay. and want to be paid in, dollars. And when Britons and the other members of the sterling 'area do busi- with one another they deal m As the war went on, Britain's debt to them piled up. She's been paying off some of H,- but she stilt owes them around M.000,000,000. Pays Off In Goods She's paying off In goods she makes or in dollars (they particularly want dollars so they can buy goods here). Meanwhile, she's getting money help from us In the form of dollars. \ She needs those dollars so she can buy things here. Yet, It she could sell here some of the goods she's sending | o the sterling area, she'd earn more dollars to buy more goods here. And, if she didn't have to pay off some of her debt with dollars, the American taxpayers might not have to give her so many dollars for free, since Britain still needs dollars to buy goods here. sSo the thinking goes on to the next step: Suppose we made a gift of dollars to India and Pakistan—as part of our plan for Asia—and, for every dollar we gave them, we asked them to cancel off an equal amount of the money Britain owes them. That would still give them dollars to buy here. And, since Britain could then send them less goods, she could try to sell those goods here to get more dollars to buy more goods here. And, the more dollars she earned here herself, the fewer dollars America would have to give her. Of course, this wouldn't be an unmixed blessing for India and Pakistan. If they got dollars from us and cancelled off an equal amount of what Britain owed, they'd be pretty much where they were Instead of getting money and goods from Britain, plus fresh help from us to help them keep off Communism. BJ.YTrTKVTU.F, fARK.) COUKIER NEWS PAGB THKEB CARUTHERSVILLE NEWS By Joan Douglass _ Phone 389-J ig. i's how the sterling bloc countries did business before the war: when they shipped goods lo one another they got paid in sterling with which they could buy goods from one another. Then the war came. Britain needed plenty of goods and food from the sterling bloc countries. They sent her those things. But. being up to her neck In the war, she wasn't making things she could sell them In turn. So. since she couldn't sell them anything with which to get paici In money — she could have used that to pay them for what they sent her— she asked them to let her owe them for what they sent. Air Force To Guard Detroit MT. CLEMENS, Mich., April 26. W^-Tho Air Force's newest Jet- propelled fighter plane—the F-86 Sabre—will protect industrial Detroit. 1 Selfridge air base here received the first of the sweep-wing planes yesterday. A speed of Tl'O miles an hour Is claimed unofficially for the F-86. The Air Force says the craft holds the official world' record of 670 mph. The two which arrived yesterday were clocked In 19 minutes for the 220-mile jump from Wright Field at Dayton. Ohio, last leg of a flight from March Field, Calif. The F-86's will supplant the F-80 Shooting Stars in the 58th Fighter- Interceptor Group at Selfridge. The new plane has a 500 miles and a more than 40,000 feet. tactical radius of service celling of Guaranteed Fishing Worm Getter Poar a HUle EARLY BIRD when worms are—on rich, damp loll, under large rocks, boards, etc. Worms crawl to surface in • few minutes. Doesn't hurt worms. Saves money, time, work, aba from running oat of worms on trips. Fun to use. Guaranteed re- salts or money bark. Lori* last- Ing bottle EARLY BIRD only SI .00 at— Bill Godwin Sporting Goods Music Study Clvb Meet* Fourteen members of the Caru- thersvllle Music Study club met Monday evening at the home of Mrs. Robert W. Hawkins. Co-hostesses were Mrs. Robert Mehrle and ML«s Augusta Bigham. A .routine busine.w session was conducted and the club voted to send $10 to the 1 State International Relations Committee for Its musical packages which are sent to foreign countries. The program was pla'nned and presented by Mrs. E. G. Roland. Mrs. Roland was assisted by Misses Juliana and Harriett Hawkins, Jacqueline Coker and Susan Cunningham and Mrs. Cliff Smith, Mrs. Maurice Malln, Mrs. William Crow and Mrs. Jack Hopke. Garden Club Mreta Nineteen members were present Monday afternoon when the Garden Club held its regular meeting at the public library. Two new members, Mrs. Gilbert Haiel and Mrs. Roy F. Cronan, were welcomed Into the club; Officers for the coming year were elected as follows: president, Mrs. E. C. Pierce, vice-president, Mrs. Hugh A. Tlstadt; secretary, Mrs. Ij. A. Ferguson; and treasurer, Miss Lucille Lacey. • Mrs. Pierce was in charge of the program which was on a study of wild flowers. Semo Club Has Meeting Mrs. Ralph D. Pinion entertained at her home Thursday evening for 21 members of the Semo Club. She was assisted by Mrs. T. M. Travelstead. Two .new members, Mrs. Gerald Callihan and Mrs. Jack Hubbard, were elected to club membership. A local high school student, Billy Ray Abbott, who has Just returned from the Semo, Club sponsored sophomore pilgrimage spoke about his trip. During the business meeting the club was a.sked to assist with the pre-school clinic on May 4 which is sponsored b the PTA. Members wylll do clerical work. Mrs. Emil Boepple was appointed lo secure clerical help from children clinic. the crippled Mrs. Ralph Pinion, Mrs. O. W. Cook and Mrs. Morrell DcReign, Jr., were chosen delegates to attend the club convention May 18 at, Perryville. At this meeting the club went on record as opposing socialized medicine. Tha president appointed Mrs. Herbert Prange as chairman of the committee to make arrangement? HEARS AGAIN FOR ONLY $1.50 A H»rtford Cilr. Indiir.. »,„ ,„, "I L... b«= trmihUd ,iih „, l, a - m , {„ t "", y.iri. Bui, OUR1KE chuctd'll Ib.t >nd I hr«r »iiin." \a. ,„„ loo can ht.r »»m i! you »rt h.rd of k«ui njl beciutc ol hardened, uetii nr wii (cctumcn) which *«y rwnow your voiw, UC*M «*r W m nm « few mmut** m TOUT awn bo Grt OJJRINE tod, T . No R'.£ Y£? i h»ck if you do not he»r better »t one*. rnonmmd tmA nuiuu* OURINE. STEWARTS DRUG STORE Main and Lake Street* Phone MB . Blytbnillc, Ark IT«I»I *•!«» !• Ht AM. IITll 4A to B Sizes to 10 T- 8' 5 they're here! they're here! Life Stride Spectators 'Compl«e yoar smart sho« wardrobe with America's summer habit, the classic spectator. It's news for 1950 ... with trim new touches by Life Stride, combining gleaming white with th^ popular colors of the season. National Cotton Week Dance Tues. May 2 — Armory Hall Bob Strong's Orchestra Sponsored by Tht American Legion I 6*. 8 O N 8 I 1 SHOES! for the club's annual ''spring dinner, which will b« given May 19. The members voted to continue the art award that is presented to the outstanding art student In the 1950 graduating class. The student Is honored with the award on the evening or the commencement exercises. Past Matrons Club His Mtfllng Mrs. Ola stanlill and Mrs. Russell Brooks entertained Monday evening lor 15 members of the Past Matrons Club of Cariithersvllle at the Stantill home in Hayli. Farm Hume Circles Convenes Mrs. A. H. Pery entertained at her home Tuesday afternoon for 12 members of the Caruthersvllle Farm Home Circle. The meeting was opened with prayer and the singing of "God Btess America." Following roll call and (he reading of the minutes a routine business meeting was held. The monthly news letter from Mrs. Zimmerman was read by Mrs. Bob Martin and the club voted to donate $5.00 to the cancer drive in Pemlscot County. The program for the afternoon was given by Mrs. Boyd PrcwiU and Mrs. Pery. The ladies demonstrated rug making. They demonstrated the making of both hooked and braided rugs. During the social hour the sunshine gifts were exchanged and games were enjoyed. In games the prize went to Mrs. R. S. Greemvell. The next meeting will be at the home of Mrs. Ban Summers on May 2. B. and T. W. Club The Caruthersvllle Business and Professional Women's Club met nt the home of Mrs. Naomi Morgan Tuesday evening. Mrs. Joy Thompson and Mrs. Luvonla Latlmer were co-hostesses. During the routine business meeting the club voted to continue the giving of a cash award to the ranking senior girl in the commercial department of the high school. They also voted to donate $10.00 to the Red Cross and to give S 10.00 for a tree for the municipal pnrk. Mrs. Morgan, Mrs. K. F. Clnxtoi. nnd Miss Mary Crews Joplin were elected delegates to the stale convention of Business and Professional Women's Clubs which Is being held in St. Louis this week end. Miss Nellie McClanahan, Mrs. Joy Thompson and Mrs. Agatha Wilks. who attended a club meeting nt Haytl recently when that club received its charter from the district president, reporte'd on that meeting. It was announced that a crippled children's clinic will be held here In early May. Since the club sponsors crippled children's work In Pemlscot County It planned £ luncheon for stale workers who will be here for the clinic. The program for the evening was presented by Mrs. Daisy Martin of Stcele, who spoke on the trip she made to South America a few months ago . Mrs. Martin displayed several costumes, pictures and other articles from that country. The neit meeting will be held May 2, and will he the night of the installation of officers. The meeting will be a dinner and will he held at the Rustic Inn dining rooms in Blythcvllle. Catholic Ladlfs Twenty-nine members of the Catholic Ladies Society met in the Wednesday. Two new members, club rooms at the Catholic School Mrs. Edwin Koch and Mrs. Frank D. Graves, were present. Mrs. Marcus la nek was n guest. A brief business meeting was conducted and was followed by a number of games of bingo. Mrs. Gertrude McElvain and Mrs. Emma Powell were hostesses. Rook Club Bnterlalnrd Mrs. O. E. Hooker entertained for the members of the Double- Four Rook Club at her home Monday evening. Prior to the games a dessert course was served. Mrs. II. L. Kasper held high score, receiving a hand marie scarf. Mrs. Albert YViUkcr, who rookoed, and Mrs. Opal Lbyd, a guest, each were given n handkerchief. Sorority Meets The Caruthersvllle Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi entertained for the new Hayll Chapter of the sorority last week at the home of Mrs. Harold Hinchey. There' were approximately 30 WAS1T LIGHT FLUFFY BISCUITS THAT MELT W YOUR MOUTH ? iTii ALLVEGETABLS IT'S NEW! IT'S BETTER! 99 'Emerson Super Portable Here Is Emerson's newest portable value and performance Mnsation! Plays everywhere . , , on §elf contained batteries or AC-DC. Light In weight, small In size. Powerful superheterodyne with advance 195* electronic features. Lustrous maroon plastic cabinet with gold end-plate* and translucent dial and grille. Leu batteries. THERE IS AN EMEDSON PORTABLE FOR EVERY PURPOSE AMD PURSE Remember, a Free Miniature Radio Bank given with each Radio purchase. $3 DOWN! CREDIT IS FREE! 11111:111 s "'I •" l-i '. BILL GODWIN SPORTING GOODS Hshing & Hunting l,i- 'cense. "Jimmie B" 12 ft. JJoat $49.95. Aluminum Boats, 12 & - n ft. Fl.v rods, Casting rods •nd guns repaired. Shoes for every sport. 421 W. Main Phone 6762 WE BUY AND SELL USED & NEW FURNITURE PHONE 2112 member* of the club* and one iuest, Mrs. BID Onltlier of Sikes:on. In attend mice. Tlie president, Mrs. Slgler Carey ,and Mrs, John Camrell were among those wel- oomlnj; guc,su from the receiving Ine. The Hincliey home had flowers >!acect througiiout the entertaining ooms. Refreshments were served roni a dining table overlaid with » cloth of madeira linen und cen- eretl with a bowl of yellow spring ilouoixu, the sorority color. Glow- ng ellow ytapers placed In crystal ind silver holders flanked the cen- erjjlece. F. F. A. Klects Officer. The Cnrutliersvllle Chapter of Future Farmers of America enler- ained for parents will) a buffet dinner In the Home Economics oom In the high school Thursday veiling. . Following the adjournment to the igrlcuHure room the chapter turners initiation was held and Die ollowlng boys were initiated: Jery Strothers, Ben Dodd, Curtis Tayor, Jerry Boyd, Leslie Knott, Jr., Prank Morgan, Jlrnmle Lynn, Mar- vln Wallle and oeorge Woods. The newly elected F. P. A. officers are: president, Kenneth O. Jones; vice-president, Kenneth pale; secretory, Gene Malln; treaj- urer, Tolmadge Hundlmusen, and reporter, Dill McCullough. N O TI C B Notice Is hereby given that the undersigned IMS (lied with the Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkaiin. Jor permit to sell and dispense beer at refill on the premises described as 216 East Main, Blythcvllle, Mississippi County. The undersigned states that he Is n citizen of Arkansas of good moral character, that he Inis never been convicted of n felony or other crime Involving mornl turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revolted within five years last past; and that th« undersigned lias never been convicted at violating the laws of thl« state, or any other state, relative to the of alcoholic liquors. Application Is for permit to be Issued for operation beginning OB the first day of July, 1950, and to expire on the 30 day of June, 1«5L Alta Sweat, Applicant. Subscribed end sworn to befort me this 25 day of April, 1950. (Seal) Irene Wallace Natory Public, My commission Kpires 6-28-195L; "Say It With Flowers' m.VTHEVILLE FLOWER MART Mcmphli Hlwa; Phone «•«£ LOANS ON CARS, TRUCKS AND TRACTORS United Insurance Agency lit * Mala Rear City On* Blytherille, Ait Style 400 ALERT L^tst N)'/o/r and Brown Calj Summtrwtight Soli Ruttrr Htrl $16.95 ^^•KS^^ Nylon Mesh . . . Latest Nimn-Bush Development for Keeping Cool! The constant Nunn-Bush purpose is to make the world's most SATISFYING shoes for men. Nunri-Bush Nylon-Mesh styles set a new high for satisfying COOLNESS. Enjoy this sports shoe luxury ! . Cool to the touch, cool to wear . . and Ankle-Fashioned for typical Nunn-Bush "heel pocket" snugness, with extra months of satisfying smartness. Other Styles $15. 95 and up Juigextoa Shoes from R. D.Hughes Co. FARMERS! ANHYDROUS AMMONIA Thfa hlgh-gcrmlnation has been denned and tucked l.i 2-btishcl bags. Call for early dellverj now. We have the material and applicators to put this fertilizer down anywhere. Call for complete detath, Amount for COl- ton, 60 Ibs. per acre, costs only S-100 .... $3.50 per bu. Ogdens ... $3.50 per bu. JDorlchsoy . $3.50 per hu. Armorel Planting Co ARMOREL, ARK. Phone 2088 '

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