The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 26, 1949 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 26, 1949
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FAOB TWO BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS WTONESDAY, OCTOBER 2«, 1949 Small Business ! To Get Contracts Fair Share of U.S. , Defense Spending . Promised Firms ? By Barney Ulingslnne WASHINGTON, Oct. 26. (AP) — The men who spend billions of dol- )iirs busing for the armed services Miured «.'House Judiciary Committee ywferday tint smaller firms will get » fair proportion of the busl- n«u, .^Procurement officers of the Ann!', Na'vy . and air Force were called In • t tht reopening of the group's hearings, In recess since July, on monopolistic practices. fTfehainnan Celler (D-NY) said the Mrnmittee would attempt to decide pi tighter anti-monopoly controls must be put on big buslnrjs. ' He said: JI'The question must be ansueied ^should the. law attack bigness in business?" v;"The present anti-trust laws are directed against, big business when it' abuses its power so as to fix prices, to present competition, or to keep new competitors from entcr- Wt'g the field. :!."-Ths subcommittee Is examining the present laws to see whether they ciin be amended so as to perform this" original; purpose more success- lully." j'j Clear Folie> Claimed jilTh*: gist of. the testimony from the 1 »rined 'services was that a new procurement actr-effective last July ll^-esUblishe* a clearciit • policy m- *uruig for small businessmen a fair proportion 'of government business. "Urider that law, new bid" forms require bidders to state specifically whether they employ 500 persons or less as » yardstick for defining small business. ' ' . > Oiler s»ld • Secretary of the Navy Matthews slated last July that small business »aa getting a 'considerable shire" of defense contracts, but 'the 'conuhitfee 'still gels • complaints that small business does not (et a fair share ' r- "All w* have Is a pontifical statement by Secretary Matthews," he observed. "I hope there will be clear cut evidence In the future." Th« committee l».;to.'4cvqte, the rest of the. week, to federal procurement practices. Then it will turn to tu problem* affecting the antitrust Uw«. The hearings are expected to run until mid-December. Many big in- dustriallita are among prospective wltni WOOD BINS USED TO STORE CORN CBOr—Farmers are busy'these days filling new found wood bins southeast of Eureka, 111., In the heart of the Illinois corn belt. Bins are needed to store corn so fanners can get a loan from the government on their grain. The price for corn at markets Is less than the government will loan on It. Each of the 14 round wood Dins nolds 10,000 bushels. Air view shows foundations on which will be erected two 40,000-bushel quonset mionset Dins— total of 220,000 bushels of CCC corn will be stored. be erected two 40,000-bushel quonset bins—total ot 220,000 bushels of CCC corn will be stored. (AP Photo). (AP Photo). Railway to Shaw't Home C/oted by British ATOT,. England —(.?•)— George Bernard Shaw once described himself: "»n^--inaccessible man,/in an inaccessible part ^of^'the.' country: That's more true' than ever, how. British';railways closed down the Coal Shortages Becoming Acute, Retainers Assert CHICAGO, Oct. 26. Wj—A spokesman for retail coal dealers said today that a national emergency exists In Ihe supply of soft coal for home heating. He urged President Truman to act at once to end the coal strike. • . • . The appeal for ."immediate steps" by Jhe President .came'from .the American Retail Coal Association. It said that with colder weather coming the coalsupply "emergency is; far greater", than the steel strike situation. ' New English Automobile Tire Has Coil Springs LONDON — (IP) — A British tire firm has developed a non-skid tire with steel coil springs in place of the usual tread. The springs are imbedded In the tire during the vulcanizing ' The company, (Tyresoles, Ltd.), palls the Invention "Wyresolcs." Sir Patrick Hamilton. Its chairman, said engineers agreed tnat for safe driving on wet roads the film of Town W/f( be 'Bombed' Y/ith Thanksgiving Birds YELLVULE. Ark., Oct. 26-M'j — This north-central Arkansas town of some 800 persons will be bombed Nov. 22—with turkeys. Yellvllle Legionnaires announced yesterday that their fourth annual turkey calling and turkey trot contest get under way with planes dropping- the live birds at intervals throughout the day. All you have to rto is catch the free-wheeling fowl to have him on your tables- The Legionnaires- will liay the butcher. In the previous events, the birds have' been released from the top of the Marlon county courthouse. • The program includes a turkey shoot, a wild turkey calling contest, the trot for the parachuteless birds and a square dance, • Commander at Chaffee Gets New Assignment FORT SMI™. Ark,. Oct. 26, (AP) —Maj. Gen. Robert S. Beightler left Camp Chaffee today for a new a.V)i£hmRtit. Beightler has commanded the Fifth Armored Division since Its reactivation at Chaffee In July 1948. He and Mrs. Beightler will go to station here," the nearest to . the 93-year-old playwright's home at Ayol .St. Lawrence.' Reason given was the small demand of service, [water under' the-tire /must be shat Comment from Shaw's home: "He's '' ffjred Vinci dispersed quickly. Th far too'olditb travel by train anyway. He always goes by cur. company claims the springs do till; efficiently. Put A Pause For Coke On Your Program., Too hen with ears which have white obcs will lay white cess; it the nrs have brown Jobes she win toy rown eggs. Smoli College Qualifies for Huge Bequest to Teach White Supremacy WASHINGTON, Miss, Oct. 26— Wf—Jellersoh Military College : has qualified for a $50,000.000 request by .agreeing -to tench white supremacy. " ' ' " • ' ' . " • The school's announcement last night came from A. J- Armstrong, business manager and son of George Armstrong, benefactor of Hie 109-year-old prep Institute. The college declined to publicize Its enrollment, but estimates place It at between 60 to 80 cartels. Young Armstrong said his father had notified the board of trustees lie would give the school all of his mineral rights In Mississippi upon certain conditions, The conditions, which Armstrong said the school hnd accepted, called for the exclusion of "any Instructor or employe who is a known Communist or has communistic leanings or who is of African or Asiatic origin." In addition, the elder Armstrong, specified that the faculty and ''.^ludent body be composed primarily of persons of Anglo- Saxon and Latin American antecedents who hold "the true Christ- Ian faith." Another requirement called establishment of a curricula devot- ed chiefly to "the constitution, Christianity and the superiority of the Anglo-Saxon and Latin-American -races." '.The young Armstrong'.said the endowment would include portions of mlnerlal rights on 42,000 acres In three counties In addition to 26,000 acres to be conveyed to the school, He s aid the endowment Included three producing oil wells and that overall the bequest probably would exceed $50,000,000. On Anclmt Grtund Nevada state prison is built on lie graveyard of prehistoric giants, Excavations for the prison brought to light the remi.lijj of birds, beasts and reptiles. Houiehold Hint A vacuum bottle can be cleansed of nny food odors by dropping one or two crystalr of potassium permanganate Into It and washing It out. 8W OUR MONEY WE CAN QUICKLY RELIEVE You*RHEUMATICpAi N Thousands who "take" C-2123 have every confidence in it . . .so do the folks who "make" it. That's' why first bottle purchase price hack If not entirely satl.ifled. c-2223 contains the famous, beneficial herb "Black Snake-Root". 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