The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 24, 1950 · Page 9
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WEDNTCSDAY, MAY 24, 19BO BLYTHBVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE Business Brains Bring Bliss By Building Bundling Beds; Better Beverages, Baths By SAM DAWSON' NEW YORK, May 24. (3>>_Slop yawning from spring fever and consider the art of relaxation. Business brains have burned the midnight oil to think up ways ol lulling you to sleep. Some people can get to sleep simply by thinking t ut the amount of work there ts be done. But others make work of relaxing. They blame tlielr sleeplessness on the neighbors, their wives or their offspring. And the next day the hired hands at the office or the mill have a. rough time.' . Wonders of Science Consider a few of the wonders of science and the ingenuity of industry, as viewed through the ads. aimed at relaxing you with gadgets. There's the "modern escape bed", which the Lewis <fe Conger Sleep Shop of New York peddles at around $600. It Is "equipped, with automatic control panel for remote control of phonograph, television; for regulating temperature, humidity, and breezes; for Instant access to favorite literature, beverages and snacks; for easing the insomnlatlc tension and promoting deep restful sleep." If you don't want to go whole hog on this business all at once, you can approach the gartgetry piecemeal Here are a few simpler ones: Or a Slumber Bath? The "lullapine," an electrical gadget that "hums a constant brows Ing tone and dispels relaxing plm fragrance." Or the "slumber bath,' a coscoctlon to be added to you tub. Or the "pulsating relaxer", an electric oscillating unit to be slipped under the mattress. No matter what you think, the ad says it "sends gen- tJ^witsations that ease the tension." '^pere are the "pendlculation plaque," depicting a gaping gent, "an irresistable ynwn-inducer"; and the metronomic luller "with rhythmic flashing glow-light and repe- titive, rhythmic lulling tone." A Prop Pillow If you aren't worn out by now, try reading yourself to sleep, using a non-sktd prop-pillow, a floor reading stand that holds a book "securely in every conceviable position," and a rotiol cigarette holder which thwarts your tendency to ;t the bed afire. The "lullaby radio-bed lamp" combines radio reception with restful light—and some radio comedian's program will likely do the trick. If your pate Is thinly thatched, there's a "carnan head-warmer" vhich comes wilh adjustable band n blue. Mattresses can be had that are soft on one half the bed and hard on the other, to fit different tastes of married couples; or beds equipped with "General Electric blanket; with dual controls which perml he wife to Increase warmth on her side while hubby decreases warmth on his side." There's a modern bundling bed to keep partners from bumping; super-sized beds: and duplex beds that can swing apart readily. Other aids to avoiding marital discord: The "spotray" which focuses light on a book and leaves the i-esl of the room dark: the silent radio, which fits an ear piece under one pillow and lets the other fellow sleep; B "silent alarm clock" that Rashes a light, instead of a noise; and "anti-snore balls" to be sewed Into the back of a pajama coat to discourage sleeping on the .back. Tax Law Wrtiers Are Gloomy Over Bill; Truman May Veto WASHINGTON, May 3*. CAP) — Congressional tax law wltci's looked wearily today at estimates Hint they misl still assess $100,000.000 extra on sonic tnxpuycrs, or risk n Presidential veto of their tnx bill. As It stands, It would cut excise tnxcs by about $1,080,000,00, A speed-up lu corporation tax laymeiits, and possibly an increase n the corporate tax rate, appeared to be about the only big sources left In the hunt for bigger revenue collections. The revenue hunters may take a look til co-op taxes, too. The House Ways and Means Com- mittee, now writing the lax measure, got a jolt as the Treasury Department estimated that the revisions of the capllal gains tnx, aa tentatively approved by the committee, would reduce revenues by about $175,000.000 a year. Sponsors of the lower capital gains taxes, reducing the rate from 25 per cent to 10 per cent, hnd con- extra revenue. President Truman has promised to veto any tax bill that cuts excise levies—on such things as furs, lewelry, hand bags, movies and travel tickets—and falls to make up the lost revenue by higher collection! elsewhere. The Treasury Informed the Wayi and Means Committee that on tha basis of its actions thus far It Is 5760,000.000 short of finding enough new revenue to cover the losses from excise and other tax cuts It has approved. Mr. Truman suggested three sources for new revenue, to make tended this would stimulate Investment transactions and uctuull: produce about $100,000,000 up for excise cuts—bigger levies on corporations, on inheritances and big gifts, and plugging of tax law year loopholes. i: One ad says: "V/e.ping is "easing and restful" ano offers the heartbreak pillow, moisture-resistant, 'to receive your tears, and exhorts: "Do not shamcdly stifle them." About the only thing the ads don't mention in the way of wooing the goddess of relaxation Is this: remember? A nice grassy bank under sn apple tree in lull bloom CAUGHT IN THE ACT—Two Berlin youths posting forbidden Communist propaganda In the western zone of the city are caught in the act by an alert cameraman. As one dashes for cover, the other hides his {ace to prevent identification by police. The posters are part ol the deluge ol propaganda material being distributed in western Berlin to boom the Communist youth rally set lor May 28. Navy Assigns 'Mo' Officers To Hew Duties Qground last Jan, 17 on a srmd shoal In Chesapcnke Bay. Three of them—Capl. WHlinm D. Brown, Cimlr. John R. Mlllett and Lt. Cmdr. Prank G. Morris, Jr.— were tiled by courts martfftl and convicted of each charge brought against them as n result of the grounding. Each was reduced in NORFOLK, Va, May 24. M>>-The seniority in his respective grade. ., . . ' _, , L. Brown, former skipper of the Big Navy has reassigned ine four top Tour olliccrs who were alioard the battleship Missouri when . she ran Mo, has left Norfolk to assume com mand of submarine group five, of the Atlantic Reserve Fleet, nl the "mothball fleet" base of Green Cove and the fish biting -now—and—and j s P |Jn Bs. Plfl. —then. The former operations officer, Mlllctt, has been nssifincd to the Department of Defense's research nnd development bonrd in Wnsh- Ington. Morris, former navigator, has been sent to the surface antisubmarine detachment at Key West, Flu. Cmdr. George E, Pcckhnm, ship's executive officer, hns been relieved of Ills post and has been ordered to Stanford University foe Winnipeg Readies For Relief Task WINNIPEG, Man., May 21. (IT) — The raging Red nlver dropped steadily from Its flood crest today, and Winnipeg, catching it.s breach, braced Itself for the task of relief and rehabilitation. Harring a heavy, prolonged rain, the worst seemed over for the twin cities ol Winnipeg and St. Boniface. Public and official attention •vas Ionised on « gigantic Job: The homes of 80,000 persons huve been damaged or destroyed by the floods, worst hi more than 100 years lor the Red River Valley. The Army has warned of a grave risk of epidemic disease if flooded homes are occupied before decrm- tarmiiatlon some of the homes have been under muddy water for a month. All major dikes in the flood areas the;of greater Winnipeg are reported graduate work ministration. in jiersonnel ad- holding well now. Clay tiles decorated with family coa(5-of-arms or symbolic representations of sports or hobbles are In television the camera tube Is nil increasingly popular means of known as an iconoscope wnile the | giving individuality to the fire- receiving tube is a kinescope. place. FAMILYS WHISKEY, NEIGHBOB Ma!* T4ome CboJei/wi! — - J . T ~ ••'— ;=._ . V Folks declare they never dreamed you could got so much Mildness and Tasliness crowded into a bottle! JTic- JWcmoC Jlecipe of lotki WrUICLrPV 86 Prool, 70% Cr>ln Neutral Spirit!, Th« WH1SK.EI Wi«..n^--,<i.Comj»ny.Uw«i>Mbui|,Ii«ll«i«; Our Telephone Number 4438 Shelton Motor Co. PRESCRIPTIONS Fresh Stock Guaranteed Best Prices Kirby Drug Stores Drfvt Kom« I hit factl . . . FIRST . . . and Fin«st ... for DRIVING AND RIDING EASE AT LOWEST COST Only Chevrolet offers you your choice oj the finest no-shift driving at lowest cost ... or Ihe fine si standard driving at lowest cost . . . plui the superlative riding-smoothness of the Unitized Knce-Aclion Ridel Driv* home lhi» fact! . . . FIRST ... and Fin«». ... for STYLING AND COMFORT AT LOWEST COST Chevrolet's exclusive Style-Star Bodies by Fisher, with tasteful two-tone interiors, bring you extra-wide form-fitting scats-cxlra-gen- crous head, leg and elbow room—extra value in every detail of styling and comfort in this longest and heaviest of all low-priced cars! Drive home thi'i facH . . . FIRST . . . end Finest ... for THRILLS AND THRIFT Yes, Chevrolet brings you the finest combination of thrills nnd thrift . . . wilh ils great new I05-h.p. Valvc-in- Hcad Engine—most powerful in ils field*—or its highly improved, more powerful standard Valve-in-Hcad Engine . . . both supremely dcpcnd.iblc. both Vahc-in-lltad Engines —found only in Chevrolet and higher-priced cars! Dr/vt home Ihit focJJ . . . FIRST . . . and Finest ... for ALl-ROUND SAFETY AT LOWEST COST Chevrolet is the only low-priced car olTering this five-fold safety-protection: (1) Curved Windshield with Panoramic Visibility (2) Fistra-strong Fisher Uni- uleel Body (3) Safely Plate GTa<u throughout (4) Super-Safe Uniti/xd Knee-Action Ride, and (5) Proved Certi-Safe Hydraulic Brakes! 'Combination ol Po\verglidc Automatic Transmission and 105-h.p. Engine optional on De Luxe models at extra cost. Drive home the facts! Only Chevrolet brings you this brand of thrills and thrift. It's FIRST. . .and Finest ... at Lowest Cost'. Step into our showroom .. . slcp out in a new Chevrolet . . . and you'll enjoy motoring pleasures nncl thrills "stepped up" beyond anything you have ever experienced in any low-priced car! That's true whether you drive a new Chevrolet embodying the revolutionary Powcrglide Automatic Transmission, teamed with 105-h.p. Valve-in-Head Engine, for finest no-shift driving at lowest cost... or a new Chevrolet embodying the famous Silent Synchro-Mesh Transmission, teamed with Chevrolet's highly improved, more powerful standard Valvc-in-Hcad Engine, for finest standard driving at lowest costl Conic in. Take the key. Drive home the facts for yourself. And you'll drive home in a new C/ici-rolct-lhc only car offering this brand of thrills and thrift—the car that's first and finest at lowest cost! Come in...drive o Chevrolet... and you'll know why it's AMERICA'S BEST SELLER ... AMERICA'S BEST BUY! the mower every lawny, Blytheville Machine Shop 211 So. 2nd. Phone 2828 For Improucd KIDNEY FUNCTION In a majority- of eas»i lnv«irt- galed In uveral hospilaU and clinici, mbnormal Kidney function wat improved, Btadder pain and discomfort reduced after the use of Mountain Valley Water. If your doctor has diagnottd your condition ai functional Kidney impairment 1hn natural, untreated mineral water may be very beneficial. Try It for a few weeks, h l« delicious, pure-tasting, bnd may be consumed freely. Crosstown Whiskey Shop Main & Division Mountain Valley * Water AMMONIA FERTILIZER EQUIPMENT '267 50 1,000-Gallon Storage Tank) with all hose and fillings 5497.50 Barks dale Mfg. Co. South Broadway Phone 2911 GASOLINE — TRACTOR FUEL. — KEROSENE FUEL OIL — DIESEL FUEL OIL & GREASE G. 0. POETZOILCO. 2089—Phone—2089 Office: llfi \V. Walnut Bulk Plant: Promised Land SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO, 301 West Walnut Phone 578 In Knglanri — It's the Chemist Shop In France — It's the Apothecary Shop In lilythenlle — It'a BARNEY'S DRUG Fot Expert PRESCRIPTION SERVICE \.

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