The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 30, 1950 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, November 30, 1950
Page 11
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THURSDAY; NOVEMBER 30, 1950 BLYTHEVTU.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN Civilian Life to Continue Free of Home ( Front Controls Despite War Losses WASHINGTON, Nov. 30. (IT) —4 Civilians may feel fairly certain that the military reverses in Korea will not bring * rush of home front controls, a National Production Authority (NPA) official said today. A cut in civilian use of copper a«|»unced late yesterday and the oiler Industrial mobilization controls already Issued have been drawn up "as if we were preparing for the worst." t spokesman for the agency said. A sharp speedup In the Defense Department's rearmament timetable could affect NPA's schedule of home Ironl controls, the spokesman told a reporter, but It is unlikely the effect would be felt immediately "We have taken some criticism on grounds that our Industrial controls were running ahead of the military production program," said this official, who asked not to be named. "But a lot .of minds hav been changed in the last 48 hours Events are catching up with us." Copper, Brass Use Cut NPA yesterday ordered a 15 ne i cent cut in civilian use of coppe and brass for January and February, and a 20 per cent curtailmen in March. . . The order will be effective on th same day—Jan. 1—as a more dras » tic 35 per cent reduction In non 1 defense use of aluminum ordere J recently. In' both cases Industry limited' to a percentage of IU> z erase monthly use. In .the first ha , Of 1950, * The copper order Is expected „ Elow output by varying degrees the automobile, home appllanc communications, radio and telev '-> slon Industries. * " The agency also announced th 1 cMRln firms in December will r ' cei« half their average month consumption of cobalt, a steel-har enlng mineral v.'hich Is used in r j\ rtio and TV loudspeakers but ' now required In large quantities for J Jet engines and lor stockpiling. \ Orders to M Per Cent ~ Military-orders tor'cobalt may tit ... filled to ths extent of 60 per cent of the quantities ordered, NPA said. •v The defense production agency expect* to issue zinc and nickel curly tailment orders soon. These., too, If' will probably take effect Jan. 1. Also in preparation, -the leather Industry was told last night, Is an order which would distribute, military contracts evenly among leather producers to prevent the overload- Ing of a few firms and a resulting disruption of civilian industry. U.S. Lob's Fleur de Billygoat Costly Bui Worth Every Scent WASHINGTON, NOV. 30. (AP) —A little stinker six times as aluable AS fold emerged today from ' a government laboratory and went into the oil business. Name: i sopr opylmercaplan. Value: $210 an ounce (gold Is «5>. Smell, as officially described by the U.S. Bureau of Mines: so bad "even a skunk would turn up its nose." It's a colorless liquid, the lllh in a series of rare sulphur compounds produced at the bureau's petroleum and oil shale experiment station at Laramie, Wyo. The government's new llcur de billygoat has only one known use —as a sort of detective agent in precision equipment testing pe troleum for various chemicals. The lab has turned out two quarts of the stuff, or 814,000 worth. It's bottled in one-sixth- of-an-ounce vials, which sell foi »35. And worth every scent ol It. LONDON'S NEW LORD MAYO R_Denys Colquhoun Flowcrrlcw I.owson, -II-year-old lawyer and financier, six feel, four inches tall, waves lo the crou-il as his coach leaves In (he procession from tlie Guildhall, London, ill Lord Mayor's ihow. Irish to Buy U.S. Coal DUBLIN, Ireland, Nov. 30. ( The Eire government tcday -de- cided U> buy between 100.000 « 150,000 tons of coal from the Unit States to make up the deficit In lament* from Britain. It wu w OLD FITZGERALD sTiTZEi-v»iui« Dismurr, iit.mmM t«»i«»m 5THAIOHT SOUI MASH 1OURBON C LITT { R CLAMOR — This tie. designed by Van Cleef and Arpels, Paris jewrlers. consists of 10 carils of bafuettc. and round diamonds, and costs A quarter million dollars. State Tax Collections Show Drop in November LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 30. (/TV- Revenue Commissioner/pein Morley reported that November, tax collections totaled $5.292,398 t a de- i3fc^se of $230.000 from the amount cwlecled in November, 1949. The collections are off about IMOO.OOO since beginning of the new fiscal year, July 1. Mother Chains Boy for Mischief DOWNEY, Calif., Nov. 30. (AP) —"I chained him up because he was always setting fire k> his bed or something," sobbed the mother of a seven-year-old boy found chained to a post outside his home Mrs. Marjorie de I*on, 32, gave this explanation in court yesterday as she pleaded guilty to a charge ol unjustifiably punishing a minor child. Mrs. De Leon remained at liberty without bond to care for her four other children, pending & hearing Dec. 31. Her son, Eugenei was found chained in hii back yard. Only his 83-year-old great grandmo.ther was at home, police said."- ..;;•-' Beech Aircraft Founder Dies WICHITA, KM.. Nov. 30. (f) — Walter Beech, 59, founder and president ol the Beech Aircraft Corporation,"died last night. - He had been active in aviation for more than 30 years. Beech suffered a heart attack and died in a local hospital. He founded the Beech aircraft company in 1932. Previously he had served with several other aircraft companies in jobs ranging from test pilot to top executive posts. FBI Officer Named For Little Rock LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 30. Wj—M. Wilson McFarlin has Uken over as agent In charge of the Little Rock office of the Federal Bureau of. Investigation. McFarlin came here from Savannah, G*.. where he was replaced as agent in charge by S. Scott Alden, who'd headed the Little Rock office since list March. MUSIC LOVER — C. M. Lindsay. 60-year-old retired Navy man, plays his 11-pound ocarina in Washington; p. C., prior lo Us exhibition at the Golden Ale Hobby Show there. Bridge to Be Closed On Highway 77 Saturday LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 30. (IP)— The Arkansas Highway Department has announced the index bridge between Ashdown and Texarkana on U.S. Highway 71 will be closed to all traffic for about 48 hours beginning at noon Saturday. A well-marked detour will be provided, the department said. DANCE to the music of George York and his "In th« Groov* Boy»" r Friday, December 1st 9 tilll Twin Gables MONEY! Santa Glaus Is Coming To Town Santa Says: "ALL THE MONEY YOU CAN GRAB IN ONE HAND IS YOURS!" THE SPACE-THRIFTY REFRIGERATOR THAT'S MODERN AS TOMORROW HOLDS MORE FOOD TAKES LESS SPACE ALL SAFE COLD TOP TO BASE AND FRONT TO BACK It's the new Coolerator Queen for '50—the only refrigerator that's bigger on the inside than it looks on the outside. Only 28 inches wide—yet gives you 9% cu. ft. of the most usable capacity you've ever seen. See the amazing new Coolerator Queen at our store today. REVOLUTIONARY NEW KIND OF REFRIGERATOR NORTH HIGHWAY 61 ...YES FOLKS, Iry your hind in SANTA'S fish howl! It's filled to Ihe , brim with money—and all you can grab in one hand is yours (whether it's 510,00, $20.00, $50.00 or more) it's all yours lo apply toward the purchase of any new COOI.-KRATOR appliance.. .COME IN AND... DIG for DOUGH for a Refrigerator - Range - Freezer ANY PURCHASE OF $100 OR MORE! FRTPPRIZES FOR CHAMPION DIGGERS AWARDED EACH SATURDAY NIGHT Come One - Come All --"Dig for Dough" at MOORE'S FURNITURE CO. 306 East Main Street Blytheville, Ark.

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