The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 19, 1949 · Page 7
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_ WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 19, 1049 Auto Industry Short on Steel Lack of Materials May Force Closing Early in November DETROIT, Oct. 19— («•>— The nation's auto industry Is operating on borrowed time as far as ili ftoel supplies are concerned. Shutdowns of three weeks and more starting earjy next month are not unlikely. This was the word from an authoritative source inside the Industry today. The car and truck makers had * four to six weeks' Inventory of steel jvhej) Die steel strike began. But they have been eating deeply into these stocks and replacements .Agave been cut off. ^f A top industry -executive, who asked that lie be not identified said: "An important thing that seems to be overlooked Is that If we keep going and use up all the steel we have on hand it will take three or four weeks to store up enough more to permit resumption of car and truck output. "Shutdowns of three weeks or more are inevitable for ma.iy of the car companies If steel does not start to come through agiin by next Monday." No one auto maker wants to admit his steel position is any worse than that of his competitors. But rnost car and truck companies, especially among the "Big Three" of General Metros, Chrysler and Ford, have been producing at record .levels for many weeks. Mosi of the DM. and Chrysler division have been working overtime to .complete their J949 model runs. Since the steel strike began more than two weeks ago, their stockpiles have been dwindling rapidly One of the effects of assembly line shutdowns next month, besides Idling several hundred thousand auto workers, would be to delay new model changeovers by G.M., Chrys. ler and possibly Ford. . Ford, o: course, produces some of its own Jteel, but not nearly all it needs for •vert normal car and truck, output BLTTHEVTLT.E fARK.V COURIER NEWS VIRGINIA-GROWN - AU set for the Tobacco Bowl Festival in Richmond, Va., is pretty Mary Buchmeyer. above. Mary's leafy costume is all tobacco. Anybody got a light? Singer Faces Larceny ^Charge Involving Theft from Salvation Army CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 19 —<ff)—Benalfred Williams. 27 t who has sung in * number of church choirs here, was charged with grand larceny yesterday in the theft of $160 in cash and a collection of old coins at the Salvation Army building. , Police Capt. T 1 .. L- Schneider said Williams, who moved here from Cairo. 111., about a year ago, signed a written statement admitting he forced his way into the building Sunday night. Williams said he had been, drinking. Major Leonard Burrlclje, Salvation -Army -Corps- officer 'here, said the collection of old coins belonged to him and that he valued it at tl,500. He said it contained three Roman coins 2.000 years old and represented 20 years of collecting. Williams was taken to the county jail at Jackson pending a hearing at which bond was to be set. RINGER?—Silting atop a rack outside his office, President Truman's hat has a suggestive air. .It suggests that, while the owner |hasn't yet tossed his hat into the " 1952 presidential race, it's right on the rack, ready for use when needed. Fayetteville Man Heads State Baptist Group LITTLE HOCK, Oct. IS—fA*)— Herbert McGlaniery, education am music director of the First Baptfs Church or Fayetteville, was electee president of Arkansas Baptist State Sunday School Convention here yesterday. Miss Pearl Carncal, education director of the Immnnuel Baptis Church at pine Bluff was named secretary. Vice presidents from the eigh districts: Northwest, Paul McMillan Sprlngdale; North Central, Gray Evans, Bcrryville, Northeast, Jame Fitzgerald, Jonesboro; West Gen/ tral, Norman Ferguson, Ft. Smith Central, Fay Valentine, Little Bock, East central, Lehman Webb. Wes Helena; Southeast, W- C. Ward Pine Bluff; Southwest, Arlie Mc- Danicl, Mena. Baby eels of some species cannot swim for several weeis after hatching. They can only drift with the ocean currents. • ATTENTION EX-G.l.'s To Maintain Your Benefits, PAY YOUR LEGION DUES NOW! DUD pASON POST 24 Pickard's Gro and Market 1044 Chickasowbo .SWIFTS PREMIUM ! BRANDED BEEF We Specialize in We Deliver , Phone 2043 Plenty of Parking Space Fancy Meats and Groceries Why DRY BEER is preferred by most people r I.! • It's the clean, coo) taste . . . the absence of any sweetness or 'f clinging after-taste. Try Stag, L.'_ J St. Louis' largest seller, and see! Wtstwii Ircwtry (tmffnf , MiMh « St. Ud PAGE ; SEVEN. LAST YEAR We are still a little behind last year and must make up the difference sc WATCH OUR WINDOWS Compare these prices with anyone and figure for yourself just what you will save! LOOK at these fall prices.;-. they are good as long as our stock lasts! 50 Ib. Rolled Edge COTTON MATTRESS - 7.95 Full size, on angle iron frame, Simmons COIL SPRING ---- 9.95 Wonderful bargain! Simmons IRON BED-----7.95 Full size, 180 coil Extra Special! This Week only FELT BASE RUGS Second Grade all Cash - - - All-Meral Innerspring Mattress 19 95 3 PCS. Walnut Finish, Bed, Vanity, Chest BEDROOM SUITE - - 49.95 Washable fibre, with brackets WINDOW SHADE -- 75c Our Fall Leader I ! ! Breakfast Room Suite Only 50 of these suites. Worth twic« the price. 5 pc. white enameled, extra Iftfge extension table, beautifully decorated.'Bed leatherette. . .fall special SMOKER - - ; - - 1.95 Washable rayon shade, blue white, pink pastel, 14" high 3-WAY TABLE LAMP 4.95 High pile yelour, upholstered Washable rayon shade, pastel colors 7-WAY FLOOR LAMP 9.95 This week only END TABLES ----- 98c 10:PIECE LIVING ROOM SUITE • Studio Couch • Platform Rocker • Occasional Chair • 2 Lamp Tables • 2 TABLE LAMPS • 2 LARGE THROW RUGS • Metal Smoker AIMO Pieces for Only Double door ROCKERS -special--11.95 5 burner FLORENCE TABLE TOP RANGE 99.95 5 burner FLORENCE UPRIGHT RANGE-59.95 Number 15, coal OAK HEATER---14.95 8-PC. DINING ROOM SUITE • In Mahogany 1 Large Dining Room Table, 6 beautiful upholstered chairs and full size buffet, all 8 pieces 189 95 • |TII ITlf f A •%•!• W A m A •* Complete with Phifco Battery and Aerial UTILITY CABINET - 14.95 BATTERY RADIO - - 29.95 Upholstered in Leatherette KITCHEN CABINET - 39.95 STUDIO COUCH - - 34.95 you and if our pr.ce is not right, tell us, and we will moke it right. 9 Phone 4409 D & SON FURNITURE (Beat Last Year or Bust!) Blytheville

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