The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 14, 1946 · Page 10
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 14, 1946
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PAGE TEN HI/iTIIKVILLE (AUK.) COUUIHK NEWS THURSDAY, MAKC1I, H, 1010 New State Beer Regulations Out • Arkansas Committee Sends Printed Copies ! To Retail Dealers : LITTLE HOCK, March 14.— Printed copies of the new stflte bwr rtgulaiion have b«cii sent to »11 retail beer dealers by the Ar- kknsas Committee of the United States Brewers Foundations. The new regulations, recently promulgated by the Stale Revenue Commissioner Otho A. Cook and approved by Governor Ben Lancy effective February 13, contain several new provisions. One requires applicants for a retail beer permit to state whether or not dancing Is to be permitted on the prcmfscs. Another prohibits issuance for one year of a new permit at 11 location where a permit has been revoked. "This is the first time that the complete regulations governing sale of beer have been available to retail dealers," J. Hugh Wharton, director of the Arkansas Committee, said. "Dlstrrjutlon of the regulations to retai) dealers is an important part of the education phase of our program as one of our duties is to keep the retailer fully advised as to his legal resjxmsibil- ities." In Addition , to rule's adopted by Commissibher Cook, the new regulation also incorporate pertinent sections of Act 244 of 1943, the ."model beer law" which governs operation of r4all beci outlets in Arkansas. Outlook Dark for Hungary, Gardiner/ Says '• By JT. EDWARD MURRAY United Press Staff Correspondent ROJ^E, Mar. it. (UP)—Joseph Cardinal Mindszenty, Primate of Hungarj-s 6.000.000 Catholics, believes that only prompt aid bj the United Nations can save Hungary from economic disaster. .THe Cardinal told the United Press ta an exclusive Interview that famine and desperation were stalking his defeated country and that none of the aid promised by the United Nations Relief and Re- Russian Bear Paws ot British Lion's Mediterranean Lair Hoi rwgnt won to mointain of Mediterranean ontt cm- rtntjy se« with anxiety itch to hove o soy in iti centre GREAT RITAIN rcg<rne in Yugoslavia, backed by Moscow, dcmonds Jtulion Icrritoty; USSR i'h Allies ovtt iicc election* in Red- Buljono, Greece, guo/dian of cost- cm Mediterranean, ii undei slrong Russian Russia i drive to south conliicls with Bntiih interests in Iran, world's fourth largest oil producer Russia wants There ate important lielJs in northern Iran, viheie Iran go»e/nment claiim Reds suppo/i icvoll in Areibai- jan Russian inroads here may threaten British influence in southern Iran, silc °* ^uge Anglo-Persian oil fields. Russia also demands free transit through Dardanelles and bases m |nc Oodecancse Islands ran also separates Russia from -warm water ports on the Persian Gulf Suez Canal heart of the lifeline demands sole trusteeship ot totmfi Italian Tripolitania. Occupation and administration ot this cico would give her o foothold on southern coast or Mediterranean USSR rial hands-olf attitude in Palestine, but British prestige is at stake as Jews fight (or free/ immigration, Britain, to placate Moslems everywhere, favors Arab policy Swanky Town Of Glen Cove Loves Its Bum ft Man above details recent moves in Hussta's X to-both northern uud southern shores ot Hie Mediterranean* vital link in Circa I Britain's lifeline to Inetia, the V^kA^rvv^;;;;,... ~ ,^ M ( ^.^.^-... to expand its intlucnce southward. It includes approach nk in dreal Britain's Easl Indies and Australia. Aged Millionaire Said Unable To Manage Affairs MIAMI. Flit., Mtir. 11. (UP)—A petition charging Ms father "incapable" of handling his multimillion-dollar affairs was filed In county court here yesterday by R. T. Daniels. Jr., of Tiilsa. Okln., against 54-year old col. R. T. Daniel, now living In Miami. The petition, filed with County Judge W. P. Dlnntoi). nlso nssert.s thnt the aged real estate magnate's two younger sons "have Imposed on their father to procure large sums of money ant! properties in Tulsa and have exercised undue influence on him. nml enriched themselves at Ills expense." Daniels, eldest son of the family Shirts and Shorts Are Listed As Surplus Goods, Othman Says hart habilitation Administration arrived to date. , • "Bitterness and desperation In Hungary are very great," he said. "The war destroyed our industrial plants. The harvest was very poor and no food, has been stored. Pamine has reached unheard-of proportions. Official medical reports say 45 per cent of the deaths are from hunger; Cardinal Mindszc.'ity said the tuberculosis and infant mortality ratts In Hungary were running very high and that 27 per cent of .all .new-born babies were djing because of their mother's weakened condition. He said the country's difficulties were being multiplied, by Inflation which has raUed prices of •vital .tqmrhodities far beyond the reach»i»f' the average, ''family The Cardinal would not discuss the_ Russian' occupation of Hun- giry or; the, Russians' refusal for gvfl.»ys : to ( grant n irft 'the exit itenhitthe needed to come to Rome for. the Papal Cons! story. "Suffice it to say tha't the delay was caused by administrative difficulties," he said. Cardinal Mindszenty, who was Imprisoned by the Nazis during the war, said the Hungarian people Especially the ami-Germnn laboring ana farming classes, were un™ understand "why we mus to worse treatment thai of three sons and one asserted that his father daughter, was "in- tubmit competent to handle his affairs." The petition declared that the father hud suffered two paralytic attacks and had been confined to bed.. wholly nimble to care foi himself." It asserted the father, who lives In the swank Seminole Hotel here hnd had his "mind impaired.. .to such an extent thnt he is unable o care for himself or his proper ies." An examining board of three doc- ors was appointed by Blnnton to ncet March 25 to hear the pelition.. In 1944, the eldest son had failed an attempt to force his father's estate into a eurntorshlr> when Judge Ross Williams ruled the millionaire was able to sit in a wheelchair, and therefore able to iiandle his properties. Listed in the petition were Sam P. and William H. Daniels, both of Tulsa, the two younger sons, and Mrs. Elizabeth Daniel Wallace, Houston, Tex., his daughter. The need Daniels moved here from Dallas, Tex., in 1942. He hns extensive real estate holdings both hcr 0 and in Oklahoma. Ily FI!Kl>i;iHCK C. OTHMAN United Press Staff Cnrre.spimitent WASHINGTON, March 14. (UP) —Need a few shirts? T know where •on can buy 11,380,:1G8 in two <iuali- Ics and all si/.es. Your shorts arc ragged? I have he address of a fellow who has i.cao.127 iialis lor sale, including 2,006,029 in sl/.c-3-l, alone. The government owns tins lutbcr- dashery. The Navy doesn't want it any longer, and why it isn't helping to cover the nakedness of American men is a mystery that Sen. James M. Mead of N. V'"., is trying to fathom. He is iimaxed. Me, too. What happened was that T was deep in the bowels of the Capitol, burrowing into the files of one senator's war investigating committee. I was jotting down notes on Army surpluses, such as 43B.839 pounds of powrerccl soap, 11.000 one- gallon cans of castor oil, 1,527 half gallon cans of ditto, 21,FiHO gravj boats, 23,281 creutu pitchers, ami 20,000 surgical knives in assorted sizes. This looked like subject matter foi an Interesting dispatch and I was plowing happily Ihrouiili the surplus lists when 1 came upon tin Navy file, turned it open and stared )ug-eycd. Dine chambray shirts: cost B: ccnls each; (i,926.!)03 declared sur plus; 5,560 sold to civilians; 6,021, 343 still in federal warehouses. The Navy went on lo list more surplus shirts of cotton, 4.359.025 more, to be exact. It mentioned 281,000 gray cotton huts, 313,000 gray cotton limits, 11G.OOO cotton jump- the Germans or their satellites who acclaimed Hitler with sincere enthusiasm." Read Courier News Want Ads. FOR SALE 300 TONS GOOD ALFALFA HAY 3 Tons D & PL No. 12 $100 per ton 20 Tons D & PL No. 14 $125 per ton Ml Seeds Cfcaned and* Cercsan Treated Roseland Gin Co. eis. 1,094,212 pairs of work gloves, ,fir.2,000 twill jackets, 3.280.3 r l5 twill rousci's, and 167,600 pairs of cotton ocks. This was news, all right, all right, took n sharp pencil and listed onic nuu'C stuff: 2ia,'170 rubber arc- ics. 352,000 black rain coats, 1.- Mli.OlO sou'wcstcrs, 2,041.615 white :otton trousers, 5,314 aviators' trou- icrs, luul other articles too numerous to mention. Came then an item, buried among uindrccls of other items, that made nc Kulp: shorts, mountains of shorts, enough to provide every man in York City, for instance, with .wo pairs. Good quality, too. In the federal storerooms, accord- g to the Navy's count, there was one batch of 4,520,140 pairs in al toes from 30 to 42. Another consignment of Navy shorts in sizes unspecified totaled 1.175,387 pairs. 1 got in touch with Hen. Mead who has been badgering the War Assets Corp., to sell a couple of billion dollars worth of surplus materials to the: people who need them. Hen. Mead could use a few shorts, himself. "I am ama/ed." he said, "to find 11,000,000 shirts and 5,500.000 pairs of shorts declared surplus by the WOTJT and still in Navy storage. If would seem to me that in view of the need of the men of this country thnt the Senate War Investigating Committee had belter take steps to see that the nation's males get these shirts, shorts and oilier items of clothing still in shortage." So much for men's haberdashery. I can report further that the fed- eral surplus disposeroos are about o get some peculiar merchandise lor sale, such as live human skeletons, 130 bassinetts, 322 cradles and, unong other things. 20 pairs of ice tongs. These materials are in stock at, the Army Medical Supply Depot Binghampton. N. Y. r the Army doesn't seem to need 'em any longer, and they will be declared surplus soon. The line for bassinetts forms oil the left; for skeletons on the right. GLEN COVE. N. Y, (UP) — Stumbling over Butch is getting to be a habit in this wealthy Loiif Island community. Commuters stumble over him al the station. Housewives detour around his 240 pounds of shaggy St. Bernard on the sidewalk. Theatergoers find him parked in the lobby. He goes to church. But for all their stumbling. Glen Coye's residents love Dutch—the town bum. He bums his meals from lunch wagons and butcher shops. He's never driven froth public gatherings. Once In a while he rides Ill's trains. All for free. "He has been our town character for some years now." Mayor Arthur Altkcnhetid said. I.overl by Everybody "He Is very gentle and is loved by everybody. He visits the theater, the schools and nil the churches. He carts the smaller children around on his back. Anyway you look at it, he Is a most unusual doK." Butch, whose six-foot frame is hie enough to block an ordinary sidewalk, has a home, but, seldom bothers to stay there. He is the jroperty of J. Norrls Miller, owner of an estate and a relative of former Gov. Nathan L. Miller. Eric Krabel. editor of the Glen Cove Echo, sometimes gives Butch nore space in his column than lie iocs the doings of the scions of Long Island's first families. "Sometimes when Butch gets lired of the town he ROCS down Lo the dei>ot and boards a train and rides down to Oyster Bay," Krabel said. Butch Rides Free "Of course, he hasn't any ticket or anything, but the trainmen know him and he's never put off. When lie's ready he hops another train and comes back." Townspeople remember what WHS perhaps Hutch's most famous ex- (ploit iwo years ago. Early one morning someone heart; a commotion in the depot and told police they heard robbers inside. Police surrounded the depot. They tried to open the door, but it slammed back at them. One got a tommy gun and covered the door while the others prepared, to rush It. "Put your hands up and come out or we'll shoot." they ordered. They riushe.1 (he door. Out came Hutch. He had been locked in by accident. Resd Courier News Want Ads. So sensitive is nitrogen iodine, one of tile world's most "touchy" explosives, that it will go off when touched with a feather. LAWN CHAIRS and PORCH SWINGS Made to Your Order. Order Yours NOW! Ellis (Nick) Nichols Woodworking Shop 308 South First Street THE BEAUTY CLINIC In«nun BUf. MARGARET DEEN SMITH ETHEL OOODNKB GEORGIA LEE WAIXB For Prompt Service On Animal Vaccination CALL Dr. W. A. Taylor VETERINARIAN I Specinli/.e in Treating All Forms of Swamp Fever Daytime—Phone 484 Dowdy-Aycock Motor Co. Night Phone—2138 Como Hotel. E. Main St. Radio Sales & Service Felix A. Carney 138 East Main Phone 3016 Sales - Phillips Holiinson Service - Felix Carney Roseland, Arkansas Refrigeration Service! Phono 415 We have an Expert Service Man to take care of your Refrigeration and Washing Machine Service; also Electric Motor Service. We also carry a complete stock of New Parts for all makes of Equipment. Work Guaranteed. Reasonable Prices. Tom Little Appliance Co. 105 West Main Sr, Blytheville, Ark. FOR RENT... Frozen Food Lockers Equipped to Cure Your Hams, Bacon, Shoulders, Sausaai ^i A Complete Meat Curing and Storing Service FROZEN FOODS 26«? Main at 21st Street Be on the safe ride—don't l«t the lack ol accessories keep you from "playing ball" with food production. Better check up on chains, grease guns, filler elements and other accessories so you can "slay in the game." If you need supplies, come in and see us; We waul to help you "PLAY SAFE!" Headquarters for Genuine IH Part* Don't Gamble any Longer! The Present Used Car Market- Will Never Be Higher Sell Your Car to us NOW! and Get The TOP CASH PRICE ANY MAKE — ANY MODEL You don't have to Shop Around— Drive in to us and Get TOP CASH PRICE Langsion-Wroten Company ;';•::. ,.;.;'Authorized liUICK Sales aud Service Phone 553 Walnut and Broadway In WARNING ORDER (he <:hiinrer.v Court, C'hukj . sawba District. Mississippi County, Arkansas. Ooldic Davis Smith ....... Plaintiff vs. No. 9494 B. II. Smith ............ Defendant The defendant li. H. Smith is hereby warned to appear within thirty days in the court named In the caption hereof and nnswer ths complaint of the plaintiff Goldle Davis Smith. , Dated this 27 clay of Feb., 194f W HARVEY MORRIS, Clerk' ' By Freida O'Neal, D. C. E<1 B. Cook, Ally, for Pltf. G. W. Barhiim, Atty. ad Litcin. 2128-3I1-14-21 Read Courier News Want Ada. How would you CHART YOUR Pictured here are flic records of four "life lines" ofour business—four tilings which Inrgely control the destiny of any business, whether it be a farm, a factory or n store. They are Wages, Materials Costs, Prices, and Profit, 1 ;. Suppose these were pictures of what is going on in your own affairs. How would you chart youi future course from these facts? 1941 56.1'A.V/eoll 1946—o gn.n o l ew ou 1dboS^3.40. 11 — — •" THE C PRICE HANGE s • PROFITS 1941 nwchi U.S. Bureau o ner, in J94S s 100. mice! of fa ere onl/ 104.9. What about wages? Wages have risen steadily for fiv'j years. Before the strike which began on January 21 in tori of our plants and which has clinked off nearly all farm machinery production, earnings of employes of these phtnts averaged $l.l5)a <»n hour, not including any overtime. The Union demanded a 34 cents per hour increase and a Government board has now recommended a general increase of 18 cents an hour, which would make average earnings $1.33 J>j an hour. Weekly average would be ,$03.40. What about materials? No one seems lo know how high materials costs will RO. The Government has increased steel prices as much as $12.00 a ton, with an average for all grades of 8.2%. Steel is the most important material we buy, but prices on other materials arc also increasing. What about prices? 'There has been no general increase in our prices since, (hey were, frozen by th c (rOL'Crii m en t in earl Y I9 r I2. Since then a few small increases have been allowed where particular machines were substantially ; changed in design. What about profits? ^pSi 1 Risk is part of the American profit '. and loss system, so we do not, of i course, ask either our customers or the Government lo guarantee i that we can be certain of profit* : each year. The chart tells the story ofour profits during the war. Although Harvester produced more goods thnn ever l>efore, it , had nodesire toRetrichoutof war, so our rate of proGt has steadily gonekiown. What our 10-16 profit will be is extremely uncertain. What is the next step? As you can see, our present situation is that with frozen price.*; and declining profits, \ve are asked to pay higher materials costs and to make the biggest wage increase in the history of the Company. Can we do this? Wages and materials consume all but a few cents of every dollar we take in. If our prices continue frozen, and cost of wages and I I / losi than lour in 1941. materials continues lo rise, obviously our Compani' will begin to operate at a loss at some point. The exact point at which operating at a loss would start is ft matter of judgment. Government agencies and union leaders may ^ have opinions as to where that • point is. But if they turn out to . be wrong, they cnn shmg their, shoulders nnd say: "Well, it wasn't my rcaponsiblity. 1 didn't make the decision." = , The management of this Company cannot and will not say that. It flares not gamble. It lias to be sure. Continuation of our service, to millions of customers, the future jobs of thousands of em- ployes, and trui safety of the investments of 39,000 stockholders depend on our making ns correct a decision as is humanly possible. What about future prices on farm machinery? The judgracntof Harvester's management now is that we cannotsafc- ly make the huge wage increase recommended by the Government until the Government authorizes adequate increases in the prices of farm machinery to cover the resulting increased costs. That is not a judgment that' ^ mnkes us happy. The Company ;. ; does not want to raise prices. We' _^ prefer to lower prices, when pos? '"w sibtc, and we know our customers " prefer to have us do that. We have produced at 1942 prices, and hoped we could continue to do so. We' have delayed seeking general price relief in the hope that it could rxv avoided. Now we are convinced that it cannot be avoided any longer. The price question must be settled. Until it is settled we do not ace how we can settle the wage question. Until the wage question is settled we do not sec how we can resume production and Iwgin turning out the farm machines which we know our farmer customers need. Because of the important stake which both farmers and city dwcH- ers have in this controversy, we arc bringing these matters to your attention. Through the cross cur- rcnUs of today's conditions, we are trying to chart a course that w fair to our employes, to our farmer customers, and to our stockholders. INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER RED RYDER y_Fils Together * LUKE W-\5 IN! THE JSE' MM ADOo UP TO WHY UME TUx^ED ] 7RAFrtR-H.£ WANTED TO SI ""~ !H.= S! TH= !C£] DELTA IMPLEMENT COMPANY Blythcvillt, Ark. BC WISC-'BE AM Early Bird-ORDCRrNow BY FRED HARMAH ' GOOD GUESS,,

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