The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 16, 1950 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 16, 1950
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, MAT 18, 1950 Government Continues To Worry About Fate Of Small Businesses By CLAKKK KKACH WASHINGTON, Moy 16. (Pi—11 your business is a small one your •overnment is mighty worried about you. • You're the backbone of the imtion, the hope of democracy, the ranlshlng American. Your problems probably have been Hie subject of .more investigations, studies, committee hearings and reports than those Jjtenybody else in the nation. Somebody once figured lliat between 1933 Wd 1944, Congress passed more than 570 bills and resolutions dealing with some aspects of the problems of small business. The Commerce Department ranks* - , > nine-tenths of all businesses BT,YTHEVTU,E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS "small/ 1 The crusade on behalf of small business got another shot in the arm early this month when the President sent a message to Capitol Hill asking for new legislation for the small business man — to make ,11 easier for him to borrow money. No. 2 Solution This is the 1950 "solution to the small-business problem. The 1890 "solution was the Sherman Anti-Trust Act. Uie law which tried to prevent big business from growing too big and absorbing all the little businesses. Congress went tn work again,and again trying to tighten up Us anti-trust legislation. This effort still rates about No. 2 among Ihe pomilar "solutions." During the war Congress tried ! n all kinds of \vavs to keep small business alive and enable It to share 1 In (he war effort. Many laws and directives provided that small firms Ret their share of scarce materials, of government contracts, of capital. The armed forces are still directed to give small enterprises a fair share of their orders. The number of small businesses drooped alarmingly In the depression. After the war they picked ip when veterans, with full pockets, got ^businesses of their own. Now ---„ total number Is on the downgrade, again. That's what's worrying the President end Congress. Every day 1,000 small businesses disappear, according Lo Charles F. Hugnitt, chief of the Small Business Division of the Department of Commerce, Every day new small businesses are created, but the number of new ones is always a Itttle abort of 1.000- Many of the small businesses which disappear are merged with big business, which is getting big ger all the time. The President and practically everybody else say they recognize the importance of big business. It has provided mass production and distribution, the keystone of America's prosperity, high standard of living world leadership. Worry About "AbsorbtIon" But what the government leader: worry about is that most of smal business. Then the economic power would be in Ihe hands of a few big men. Instead of millions of enterprising little men. Economic power often leads lo political power. In that way a few families of great wealth, called the Zaibatsu, got control of Japan and led It into dictatorship, militarism and ruin. If the government should ever come to believe that big business is hreatening to grow dangerous here, eadcrs believe it would Increase rontrols and regulations until it 'radically runs all the nation's In- lustry. Then democracy and the 'ree enterprise system would be lost. Right now there's still a lot of )ower In the hands of small busi- lessmen. The Commerce Depart- nent classes 3.000,000 of the nation's 4,000.000 business enterprises as small. They account for 45 per cent of the gross national product and employ about 35 per cent of the working people. Barrage of Eggs Greets 'Red Dean' HAMILTON, Out., May 16. </P|— A barrage of eggs and tomatoes greeted Britain's "red dean 11 of Canterbury, the Very Rev. Hewlett Johnson, last night as he continued a Canadian speaking tour. Dean Johnson, banned from the United States for his leftist sympathies, wns pelted as he finished a speech and started down -the street toward another all where the Rev Dr. Jnmes Endicott, chairman of the Canadian "Peace Congress, 11 was speaking. Wanted: Good Watchdog for County Dog Pound GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.. May 16 W;—The County Pound here needs a good watchdog. Two months ngo, burglars broke into the pound and got $100 out o a desk. The pound bought a safe Lust weekend burglars agah broke in. They smashed the safe and took $156. business may be absorbed by big pounded pooches howl an alarm &!&"#*'' FRIGIDAIRE Home Freezer 8.8cu.(t. 329 7 ? *^ Mm * «aty I Now you con enjoy your favorite or sale-priced vegctablei—put foods all year 'round and save them in your hom» freezer and rnoney, tool Have fresh frutls, be "all set" for emergenciei and ies and vegetables al! winter out-of-sea son delicacies. A Frigld- . Buy *xrra m«al, poultry, oTre Home Freezer save) time, fruits and vegetables when prices work, trips ro the store — and or* right, special kinds of pailry money! Adams Appliance Co., inc. J. W. ADAMS, Mgr. 206-208 W. Main.. .SALES & SERVICE...Phone 2071 Salesmen: George Ford, SI. D. Hooper, Eric Whit ley, Troy Myrick, I);ile Carler (Manila), Earl Hudson (l.cachville). Yonngstown Kitchens. R.C.A. & Zenith Radios & Television, Maylaif, Dno Therm. Chronology of Rail Y/alkout PAGE S ON THE CUFF-Thcsc curt links for a forfclful man turned "L e °' Sha l )cci like a telephone dint, the link has nn en- ""•nved phone number, the owner's or one he'd like to renumber. CHICAGO, May 16. (Ar>—Thls| the chronology of events in the i rike of the Brotherhood of Lo- >mottve Firemen nnd Enginemen gainst, four key rail systems: May 10, 1939— The union clemand- ; employment, of a second llremrm i multiple unil Diesel locomo- ves. May 21, 1813—A fact-finding oard appointed by the late Presi- ent Roosevelt ruled there was no eed for an extra fireman or nn <tra engineer on such locomotives. June 30, 1947—The firemen re- ewed their demand, which went trough negotiations and media- on. Feb. 15, IBM—President Truman ^pointed a fact-finding boant to car the firemen's case. June 21. 1049—The board started earlngs in New York. Sept. 19. 1949—The board held i extra firemen was not needed or the safe operation of such •ains.. Sept. 27, 1910—The union repecl- rj the board's recommendations. Oct. II, 19!9—Representative/; of the railroads and union met in Chicago U> disi.-u.'is the board report. March 31, 1950 — Firemen take strike vole, authorizing walkout. April 12-Representatives of Hie union and railroad meet without reaching agreement. April 20-Strike set for this date but postponed until May 10 at the remicst of Hie National (Railway) Mediation Board. May 10—Firemen strike on parts 0 fthe Pennsylvania, New Yoik Central, Southern nnd Santa Fe lines. May 13—Firemen extend strike to Southwestern District ui Union Pacific Railroad. May 10—Rail strike settled. Egyptian Government Refuses To Okay Princess' Marriage CAIRO. May 16. (/!•) _ Egypt's lioynl council refused today to recognize the California marriage of King Furouk's sister, Princess Pa- '•lila, to a Christian commoner, * l>;ilace spokesman announced. The council ordered an administrator to lake control of the properties of both Pnthia and Queen Mother'Na- zli. The queen mother had approved the marriage of 19-year-old Pathla list month In San Francisco to 31-year-old Riad Ohall. King Vt- ronk did not approve. The bride- Broom is Ihe queen mother's secretary. Tlie council also ordered Fathla's sister, Princess Fallen, to rclurii to Esypl Immctlialety from the united •Stales, the spokesman. Mubamrncd Hulfoukar Bey, rc|)orted. In a Royal Council session at which Prince Multamnied All, heir apparent to liie Egypllon throne, presided, the council announced hat so far as Egypt Is concerned, [lie California marriage is considered annulled. The council Is the royal family's court, which advises Hie king on matters involving members of the royal family who violate royal wishes. The newspaper At Almim had announced last night the king asked the council to slucly the marriage and make recommendations. Under "Influence" 'Hie council has the power to Place the princess 1 wealth under custody and declare the marriage void In view of a state law which forbids the marriage of a Moslem woman to a Christian. King Faronk was quoted by Al Ahram as saying lhat due to the illnes.'i of the queen mother, who has been in Hie United SUiles since 1946, nnd ihe youth o( princess I'lilka and Princess patliln who are with her. "they fell under the Influence o[ some persons attached lo them." Prlnce.w Fnlka also married :m Egyptian commoner, Found Sartck, secredy in Sim Francisco only a few weeks before Pathlu's wedding. The newspaper also quoted the king as saying: "this led to the mnrringc of Princess Faika before receiving our approval, and the determination of (he i|iieen mother to (permit, (lie marriage of) princess I'nlhln, who still is Immature ami under the custody of the queen mother, to someone called Raid Ciahli." The newspaper said Faronk also hart reported that 48.300 Egyptian pounds ($1,:I80.210) had ben sent to Queen Nnzli. nnd Ihe two princesses during their stay in the United States. Actress Spurns Alimony LOS ANGELES. May 6. <lf) — Actress Agnes Moorhead. suing to divorce nctor Jack G. Lee. her hns band of 19 years, says she doesn' want alimony. She charged cruelty In her suit filed yesterday and said Ihey separated last June. Quadruplet Dies Following Birth KIRKSV1U.E, Mo., May 16. (/!•)— One of Hie liny quadruplets born to a 15-year-old mother died at 5:07 a.m. ICST) today. The condition of other three was reported good. The babies—two boys and two Eirls—were born between 11:05 and 11:27 o'clock last nigU tt (, ^ Klrksville Osteopathtc Hospital. The one which died was a girl. The parents are Mr. and Mrs. Dean I'oltcr. Mrs. Pollcr gave birth less than two years aco to twins which dirt not live. Dr. Martin L. Hlemann sold lire babies were bom about nine weeks prematurely. They were placed tn Incubators Immediately. "We knew there would be twins, ut least," Dr. Rlemann snld. "We expected triplets—nntl got nunil- rnplets." Carrithers, suit for divorce. Theodore W. Austin, Jr., vs. Allc« Austin, suit for divorce. Common Plea.s Esso Standard Oil Company, t corporation, vs. N. H. Jones, suit to collect $500.60 on account. Disappear Fast BUcihtads too. Ho *xti*l " , II h trur. Ibeic [• a »a>- «l<rf litjuld ca!l«. 1 dries u[> plmplr* With the Courts Chancery Mary V. 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