The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 9, 1949 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 9, 1949
Page 11
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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER », 1949 BLV'i'HEVILLE (ARX.V COOTIEK PAGE ELEVEN Election Results Come as Blow To Hopes of United States' leaders of Republican Party COFFEE By the Associated Fret* 4 Smashing Democratic victories In ; New York's U. 8. Senate race and In widespread city elections set President Truman and the party high command chortling today over the outlook for 1950. Republicans didn't (Uid much to erow about in yesterday's off-year elections. They held on to ttie New Jersey governorship they already had and tossed out a Democratic major here «nd there. But they took a mauling In the d>y'» feature political bout, in New York state. Democrat Herbert H. Lehman easily knocked Republican Jolm Foster Dulles out of the U. S. Senate seat Dulles has held down last July. One Bit ' ssue There was one, big. clear-cut islue: Lehman campaigned hard lor . the Truman home-front, program; I Dulles campaigned hard against it The President himself, gleefuny calling out returns at a dinner Ii his honor by the Women's Democra-. tic Club of Washington, interpreted the result RS a vote of confidence In his "Fair Deal." Mr. Truman said it would hav i "a very decided effect on the elec tion in 1950" when control of Con «ress Is at state. So did the Demo cratlc national chairman, William M. Boyle, Jr. Furthermore, Boyle sain, Le» man's victory "was only the highlight ol a national trend" that won out again over Republican "generalities" and "scare attacks." part, ot that "trend" was a repeat win for Democratic Mayor William O'Dwyer of New York City. G.O.r. Reply The O.O.P. national chairman, Guy George Gabrlelson, said in a statement that "the principles winch Senator Dulles expounded in his campaign are those which ultimately will prevail, because they are right. And Senator Brewster <R-Me>. chairman of the Senate Republics campaign committee, belittled Democratic rejoicing over keeping a Senate scat they, have held 22 years. "Their precarious control ol tne Senate," he said at his home at Dexter, Me., "depends upon six ats far more doubtful than the i they have retained In New York good professional has beater a good amateur." In New Jersey. Gabrielson said the reelection of Republican GOY Alfred E. Driscoll was a blow a "bbssism" and "Hngueism." 1 Drtscoll handed a direct defea to'his Democratic rival, State Sen ator Elmer H. Wene. And he gave an indirect drubbing to Frank Hague, the former Jersey Cit; mayor and boss of the state Demo cra'tid organization who backe Wene. Hague announced he Is "steppln aside." At 13. he said, he lias reach ed an age when it is impossible t "carry on the arduous duties" the'Dcmo'cratlc leadership. Couple, Trapped In Truck, Die in Automobile Wreck FREDERICK-TOWN, Mo., Nov. 9. Wj—A man and a young wbmnn burned to death early today In the cab of a truck after collision with nother truck loaded with lumber t Mine La Motte, five miles norlh f Fredcrlcktown 61. on Highway The victims, Thomas J. Deshazer, >., of Denver City, Tex., and Miss Katherine For. 24. of Frederick- own, Mo., were riding In the truck owned by the Park Hill Trucking Company of Tulsa, Okla. Highway patrolmen said Dcs- lazer swerved sharply to the lei ane on the highv, - ay to avoid colliding with nn automobile stalled on the right lane when the. trucl of lumber driven by Floyd Cooper 18, of Mill Creek. Mo., suddenly came over the crest of a hill in (rout of him. Fire broke out Im mediately nficr the collision nn Continued from page i sales of coffee grinder* by consumers stocking up on bean coffee." Tiiis did not appear to b« Ihe case here, however. .Price jumps of from six to 10 cents a pound In the past week have been noted in Blytlie\'ille. Grocers warned that customers stocking up on coffee were running the risk of having it turn stale if bagged coffee was purchased. One wholesaler Indicated some grocers apparently have reduced of profit on coffee sales according lo current wholesale and retail prices, He said lhat the only cason prices had not, gone higher by today was that many grocers are selling" coffee that they bouaht when the retail price was lower. On a normal market, coffee purchased by grocers today could be selling av from 90 to 95 cents a pound, he said. In tne varying explanations given by eroccrs lor the price Jumps, the steel strike and Brazilian politics came iri for their share of Ihe blame. O|ie grocer said political strife In Brazil was having an effect on the amount of coffee available for export to the U.S.- Another said the steel strike had created shortage of cans and a rush to Deshazer's truck was destroyec Bodies ol the victims, badly burned, were taken to a mortuary at Fred- ericktcM'n. An inquest was ordered. Enlists in Army Onnie Statler of Leachville has enlisted for three years service with the regular Army of tlic United States, and reported to Ft. Riley, aiisas, and the 10th Inmantry Dision last Friday. He is the son of he'late Mr. and Mrs. Charles Stat- ir of Geneva, Mo. The. nog Is the only impovlai domestic animal grown primari for food. • .ivestock Fulbright Voices Views on Repeal Of T-H Legislation H1TTLE ROCK, Nov. 9. .(/r)—Sen- ator Fulbright of Arkansas Is "delighted" because the TRft-Hartley labor act was not repealed. Explaining his opposition to repeal In an address before the Arkansas Wood Products Association here yesterday, FulbvlgUl said: "Some balance between the grest organizations of the nation is needed. Some measure U needed to nve- vcnt one man from imposing his will on the nation when results »f- lecl the entire economy." He mentioned John L, Lewis, whose united Mine Workers are on strike. The Arkansas Federation of Labor has announced it will support a candidate against Fimnlgbl In next year's elections because he opposed epeal ol the act. The senator said he had "no apologies" for his vote. Stiff Active at 93 JOHNSTON, Pa., Nov. 9. CAP) — At 93 most men would be content to take things easy but not squire Jolm S. Wicks of ncai-by South Fork. Wicks has been Justice of the peace of the small central Pennsylvania community for 53 years. Yesterday he was reelected to another six-year term. A Republican, he ran without opposition. The Democrat* " g»ve up yeavs ago, 'ortabfe Blacksmith OAMl'EELL HILL, III. (AP) — nils, so iar as Roy Schnaarc Is concerned, is the horse-and-lnick era. Schnaare Is an jex-oi and M\ Arabian alchemist o( tlie tenth- century named Albukasscn was the first known man to mention the distillation process, blacksinlth. Not enough horses cama to town to.make his shop profitable, So he decided to shoe the horses on the farms. He makes hU roundi In a panel truck equipped to carrj _a forge, anvil, tools and. a stocic ot a. | horseshoes. THK GRAMS -COMRVXY. Real [-late- Morlaaac Loam'- Insurance OSCtOlA ' BLYTHtVliy Phone 3075 NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, II!., ov. 9. (/tV-(USDA) — Hogs 9.000; narkei 25 to 50 lower than Tucs- lay's average; mostly 35 to 40 low;]•; very active at,decline; bulk good md choice 170-270 Ibs 10,25-50; pop- ilnr price 15.35; good clearance vlth late buying interest paying .6.50; market at lowest level since •emoval of price controls in October ol 1946; good and choice 140160 Ibs mostly 15.50-16,25; lighter .5 very scarce; 100-130 Ibs sparingly H.00-15.00; sows 400 Ibs dawn argely 15.00-16.00; heavier scr.vs 14.00-75; occasional sales heavy 13.75; stags 11.50-14.00. Cattle 3,000; calves 1.000; moderately active demand for gond steers; several loads and lots steady at 27.00-50; some held higher; slow buy canned toffee had upped the price, The question of whether you morning cup of cot fee will cos you a dime In* the near future was still unsettled - this morning Re.sliiurant Owners' Study Trend Most restaurant operators said they would not raise their price until forced to by further Increase m cost of coffee"Nickel coffee," one said, "is a old stand-by antl a drawing card, and added "that he would hate t jeopardize its status as such b raising the rmce. A few others said they won! like to boost coffee to a dime cup but \von't until other restau rant operators do. One said he "didn't break even" on selling coffee at five cctUs a cup. However, no concerted action to raise cuffct; to 10 cents per e\ip appeared evident k today. And coffee-drinkers have no "out" in the form of substitutes. Coffee substitutes and instant types, always have sold for from six to ( 10 cents more per pound Ihal the genuine article. Too, prices, of these substitutes have kept- pace with increases in coffee prices and still are higher by about the same margin. - . "Oh we 11,'* said one man over his morning coffee today, "think of the extra sleep you'll get if these' prices make you stop drink- Ing this stuff. If you don't lie HAND. STAND^-Cregg Hofmeister, 2, of Indianapolis, Ind.» limbers up by doing a hand stand on Ihe back of a chair. The youngster has become an expert gymnast by working out in his father's physical culture studio since he was 8 mdrilhs old. S . U SETS THE PACE FOR PLEASURE! «£x v "'<<• Memphis Explosion MEMPHIS, Nov. 9. W>—An explo sion locked a downtown cnfeleria (the Piccadilly) "just aflfr the ureallfast rush today. Nine persons were hurt slightly. > Fire lepartment officials said 't apparently was a fjns explosion. It vs'a.s 'a miracle," they said, that no one was injured seriously. The bias!, was so strong that the front plate glass windows were broken.- Small Negro Boy Hurt In Cotton Field Accident An eight-year-old Negro boy Is in (he Blytheville Hospital today in a .serious condition after being run over by a cotton trailer last nlyht. The boy, MacArthnr Webb, was returning home alongside the trailer with his coUon sack aroviud neck dragging be.slde him. The sack caught under the wheels and pulled the boy under tlie trailer. Both wheels ran over the boy, causing internal and clii'sl injuries. The "child lived with his graiui- inother at Dell, and wn.s working on the John Stevens farm near there. Attendants at the hospital sale his condition was much improve! this morning. Gross Fires Reported Blytheviile's answered calls volunteer' firemen lo two grass fires The Greeks poured oil on the sea | yesterday afternoon, at 1501 West ami set it alirc lo destroy a Scyth-1 Henrn and at the Intersection of ian lleet : | Seventh and Jameson Streets. Old Sunny Brook f BRAND (jESa the whiskey that's 'Come ovBr on the SUNNY BROOK side!" McKesson & HoWuis, Inc. -Exclusive Distributors -Mtlli; Rock* 05% Grain Neutral'Spirit* on medium kinds; heifers and mixed yearlings fully steady in active trading; medium and good largely 1850-27,00; cows slow; few opening sales steady but general prices trend-weak; buHs-So-ldwer and slow; vealers unchanged; medium and good bulls 17.00-18.25; cutter and common bulls 13.00-16.00; good and choice vealers 27.00-35.tlO; common and- medium 17.00-26.00. awake worrying about, high prices, that is," ATTENTION GX-G,l.'s To Maintain Hour Benefits, i'AV YOUH LEGION' . DUES NOW! DUD CASON POST 24 ill il wonderful iirsaiii! Mr.. J. I. Iroi.e, 1 It Grata Str«*t, Keuitvn, T«x. Tuesday— Ordered a hfthy gijl, to be gift untyped and,delicer.ed. Saved JO miles. Wednesday— Mrs. !*!• caii make my tiete slip caters. Only 2 blocks, but lucky I'phoned be/ore she started anollier job. Thursday— Felicia, t»'J daughter, askedadcice on new refrigerator. J3 miles to her office. For five days Mrs. J. E'. Brasac kept an accurate, record of all the telephone calls she made and received —and here's just a sample of the shopping she did and the steps she saved. Altogether, she carried on 44 telephone conversations, figures they cost her less llum 2<! each and covered a total of 1S3 miles. "I don't kiiow where you'd get a higger 2# worth," she comments. "My telephone keeps me in touch with my family and fricnds T helps me run my household, and it's always there to call for help in an emergency. 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