The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 14, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, November 14, 1949
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' MONDAY/NOVEMBER 14,'1949 THE NAT/ON TODAY— Allies as Well as Germans Ask End of Industrial Dismantling In Order to Speed Recovery ; BLYTHEVTL1.E (ARK.). COURIER NEWS PACK SEVEN''.. "dismantling liy James Marlow WASHINGTON, Nov. 14. W—The Germans wont 'ended. You'" be hearing more abuul It. It's one ol the things Secretary ol State Acheson discussed last week In Paris witli the foreign ministers of Britain and Prance. He said so yesterday. And, with-* out rjcinu spccUic, ho said some important decisions were reached at the Paris con Terence. When (he allies dismantle a German plant, It doesn't mean necessarily they tear down the building. In mo^t cases they leave the building standing but ship the. machinery to one of the allies' countries for use there. This is in Keeping witli a plan \voi\ed out by the big allies al'lei (|^niany fell when they divided it' into four zones: American, British, French and Russian. The dismantling was to be done in the four zones. No one here knows what the Russians nave taken out of their zone, or how much it's worth. But in the three Western zones about 570 plants, worth around 5250,000,000, according to State Department specialists, Imvc been' dismantled. There are 200 or so on the list still to go. ' Sought Reparation Dying Town of Hazelton Wouldn't Give Up; Its Citizens Kicked In to Attract Industry The allies said they wanted Germany to have a level-of living as good, but not better, than her neighbors. At the same time they wanted her to pay for some of the war damage she did. They figured they could kill the two birds with one stone by taking frcm Germany plants which, they decided, were more than she needed to maintain that certain living level, At first,, the allies put 2,000 plants on the dismantling list. Then they cut this down to 1,«H>: But last year the U.S. set up the Marshall Plan to help Europe get over the war, and this included Germany, So the question came up: Why pour help into Germany and at the same time take away her plants. 'Marshall Plan officials set up special committee of American bus- | 14 - (AP)—Doctor 2108 quit the tax- study the dismantling ipported Health Service Saturday •jj^gram. ~As a result of the commission's recommendations, the Americans, British and French agreed to knock off" another 200 plants Irom the list (previously revised downward from 2,000) of 1,000 plants to be dismantled. That left about 800 to go. Since 570 have now been dismantled, only around 200 or so are still, on the list. Meanwhile ,the U.S., Britain and France set up a new German republic as one more step toward German recovery. Now Germans are protesting against further dismantling. Polests in U.S., Too Thee have been potests hi this county, too. Just befoe Congess folded last month, 44 Senates, Demo- cats and Republicans, appealed to the State Department to call a halt State Depntment people say the French have not been very happ; about suggestions that dismantling be stopped o timmed in the county of he ancient enemy, Geinany. While a steel mill can turn oui materials for war, it also can turn out materials for necessary peacetime things like locomotives. Although 200 or so plants are stil f ine dismantling list, most argu tnt has been around, a dozen o particularly a couple of big stce mills and a synthetic oil plant. The dismantling program argu ment does not involve those German plants which were directly used making war. For instance, a plan that turned out shells. State Department experts Germany say destruction of the wa plants has been almost 100 per cen f HAZELTON, Pa. —(N^A)— This is about a city that wouldn't give up. . . ' ^azelton, high up In the Allegheny Mountains but low on the Industrial ladder. Is battling for Its life. Its 40,000 population, Its labor unions, its newspaper.. Its businessmen have Joined forces to try lo taring new strength to the city. They are do'.ig it on their own, without asking anybody for a handout. The problem was that Hazelton found itself losing population and losing ployment. Its major Industry was coal mines—shad coal mines in times when Ihe trend was toward cheaper strip mines. The city had tried to attract a war Industry, but failed. Since 1935, It had tried to attract other plants! but failed. And, therefore, when returning veterans came home looking for jobs, they lail- ed, too. People began to move away. In 1038, Hazclton's schools had 710 students. In 1946. only 5300 In 1912, Hazclton's mines had payrolls of about 14,000. In 1949. less than 1000- • • • That trend and thesi statistics were familiar to the Board of Directors of Hazelton's Chamber of Commerce,.which met In 1946 knowing that their city had lo do something or f a'c e a bleak future. The obvious solution was to entice some large company to build a big plant in the city. A list of companies planning to build new branch plants was obtained. Those of national scope which would hire large numbers of male employes were studied Out of the list, the lectric Auto-Lite Company of Toledo, O., makers of automotive electrical equipment, was contacted. It wasn't particularly impressed with the idea at first. Hazelton, although it had the available. labor and was an overnight freight haul to a market of 30,000,000, had some drawbacks—it Isn't on a main highway or main railroad line or airline. . , But the Hazleton delegation was persistent. They brought Auto- Lite officials to their city', showed TDNBBIDGE WELLS, Eng., Nov. 'hem'fine locations for the plant, impressed them with the '->""• pool available, argued, talke finally won. SUCCEEDS COMPTON-Dr. Robert F. Rinehart, above, became temporary chairman of the Armed Forces Research and Development Board following the resignation of Dr. Karl T. Compton, noted atomic scientist, nine- hart has been ~ executive secretary of the board. Compton resigned because ol illness.. hiladclphia Woman 'umpj at Conclusions And Out of the Window PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 14, (/!'*—A woman alone In her South Philadelphia apartment didn't wait to ask any questions when a strange man barged Into her home the other night, Pnllcr snld Mrs. Bernlce Griffin 33. jumped two stories from n 1 window to the sidewalk when the stranger entered. She was taken to Graduate Hospital with a possible fracture of the left foot. Neighbors told Detective Earl Barnes they snw a man run from the apartment house. His loot? A pan full of hot food from Mrs. Griffin's kitchen slove. Bare Bathing Booms in Britain But Beach Ban Biggest Bother lij Arlliu.' W. Wlilfc LONDON,. Nov. 14. W) — Nudism is booming In Britain. More people are walking around nuked .than over before. Not in publiCj of course—the Jaw frowns on that—but In'flourishing "nntuiist" camps scattered throughout Ihe country. / Leaders of the open-air cult say British Doctor Quits National Health Service CAMPAIGN: A Hailcton puliceman serves a rmit'k subpueim on s salesgirl (o kick in for the city's fiilutc. inerce speakers, one union gave >1500 ami promised individual con ributions. Mine operators gave generously. A plan was arrangcc whereby persons whose money was led up In investments, could bor- *o\v from banks to make their donations in cash. According to Chamuci of Com mcrcc records, the Ha?.leton drivi narked tho (irst time that ai American city had ,ured a new industry solely through a c a s 1 labor and id went back to private practice .s Dr. E. P. St. John Lyburn. 'I revolt against the antiquarian methods of medicine as practiced this country," Dr. Lyburn told eporlers. ; "The 66,500,000 pounds ($186,200,KW) spent on useless pills and.bol- les of medicine under the act has Ken tragically wasted," lie said, dding that it should have been pent on "good modern sensible cniininent." He said that when the new state riedical service began July 5, 1498, ie was the first doctor to announce lublicly he would operate under it. He added he now was the first doc- or to announce he would no longer lo so. About 18,000 of the country's 20,}000 doctors elected to enter the ilan. Dr. Lburn said he hoped Ameri•an doctors who came to Britain to study DIE government health service would nob return to the United tales and copy what he called the grave mistakes made In this coun- Lyburn, 42, said he would continue to care for his National Health Ser- 'ice patients until they con another doctor. find Austria has only 35 daily newspapers and n radio stations. They signed a contract, but it meant their work was just beginning. The company would locate its branch in Hazleton, If—and it was a big it—Hazleton could raise $50,000. Hazelton, in addition to the half-million, was to take out bank oans, in the name of the Hazleton" industrial Development Corp,, for another $700,000, whioh were to be applied to the cost of the plant. The company, at $90,000 a year for 10 years w iuld pay $900,000 to purchase theplant. I' would also invest more than $2,000,000 in fittings and equipment. Victor Diehm, a Pennsylvania Dutchman and president of hte Chamber ol Commerce, had led the search for an industry. Now he took over the drive and told the town: "This is not a project of the Chamber of Commerce. It is a project for the entire city. We ire all In this one and if we don't many as 15 stories a day on the campaign. The radio station put on spot announcements every 15 minutes. Motion picture theatres voiced reminders after each show. Badges were given to contributors. Store windows featured Auto-Lite products. Booklets were dropped from airplanes. A huge thermometer on themaln street showed the Hackmer Regains .ong-Lost Millions WASHINGTON. NOV. 14. W( — larry M. Blackmer Is free to do as ie likes with millions of long-froz- n assets in American banks, the ovcrnment lias disclosed. An official of the Justice rteparl- nent's alien properly office said that "blocks." against tho funds were removed even before Blackner's relurn from his long exclc in Europe. Biarkmer, an oil millionaire, fled to Fr.\iu-e rather than testify In a congressional Investigation of the Teapot Dome scandal. He returned recently and paid ft $20,000 lino In Federal Court in Denver on ,<in income tax evtifilon charge. drive. The $660.000 raised averaged out to about $10 per citizen There were no bonds, not stocks no promises to repay. Every dollar was an outright gift. For a town that was on tho way down, Hnz.lctun will have a new industry eimrantee'nu a $3,500 000 annual payroll. And there wll be no Imported labor; the .whol payroll sliys In Hanleton. says, is the unbalance of :oxcs. Far more males than females olii. the ratio being about four o one. "We get "many, many applications from single men but not enough from the right-type girls." The J3SBA prizes propriety above ait. No beer or liquor Is sold at tho happily they've never seen any- tl :>ig like it. Britain's 20 nudist clubs have Increased to (JO. Many non-club "na- turlsts" enjoy life In the raw In the priviicy of their own homes and gardens. The British Bun Bathing Association (BSBA) — biggest nudist rotip—has just voted to incorpor- te nudity. It's forming a llmlte( ompatiy of 200 shareholders. Right now tho clammy British Inter has driven all except the tardiest "untwists" Into long un- erwcur. But the BSBA hopes next ummer will bo the best ever for lie one out of every 1,000 Britons t 5nys likes lo frolic naked in the uti. The burning question: Will the sun cooperate? It did in 1040. It was tho sunniest summer for 16 years. Mrs. Sylvia Bnssnm, 31. pretty Canadlnn-bom secretary of Ihe BSD A, says the association Is campaigning for three things: 1. The legal right to bailie In the mule on approved pxtbiic benches; 2. More young women nudists; 3. To teach skeptics that "iwlur ism" Is "a healthy', wholesome way of lite followed by Intelligent peo pie." Mrs. Bassam, whose own sun-tan :;lie tiffirms, stretches unbrokei from top to too, says British nudist don't want mixed bathing with niul isls nnd non-nudists taking Ihe sin together. They want certain publli beaches set aside. Highest pain In Ihc neck for th British nudist club directors, Mrs camps, although many of the members love their pint of mild and bitter . "If clubs applied stir drink licenses, some people might think we're going In for orgies," explained Mrs, Bassam. Ducks Have Trouble LEWISTON. Mont.—W— Several ducks recently crash-landed on Main Street, their wings thick with ce. Tho townspeople took the ducks nto iheir homes, thawed out their vines' and released them. When ast <een Ihe birds were headed south—fnst. IT SURE IS A GREAT BIG W W •* •» I V M PAIN TODAY—NOW— Ac! On Thii GUARANTEED OfftRI i*nln 1n the back, maybe ... or the r.rm, or shoulder pal: . p n 1 n, n a 111, in .. ,.don_l you Slsbbilg k[i«;( 1 e: RHEUMATIC PAIN Pi in ol: SCIATICA SIMPLE NURALGIA LUMBAGO MUSCLE ACM65 tlrc-'d of It? Sure yo provtid.^sclcnliflc. help now •OU do proved, scientific help no\s . . „-- C222J. Contains famous, hcncflcinl *o«et et herb "Ulack Siinko-Root" and U'» Iodized to KpccU up the Sallcylate Ac- lion that makes II penetrate tlssuem heller — Kive you fnst pain relief.. First bottle nurchaHenrice back U not snnsrjccl! Don't wnlt. Get C-222J todayl poiuitmoN rm SIUIF FOK MIUMATIC FAIN VICTOR DIEI'M: "Succeed . . . pull up stakes." progress, day by (Say. Leading stores in the city were succeed — well, thousands of us might Just as well p_ull up sluke.V That was Hazleton's challenge —to raise that money. Actually they raised more than enough. Inside of lour weeks, $500,000 In cash was put up, and the deal made. The daily newspapers ran as told their contributions should total I'/j per cent of their IBIS gross sales. Doctors and lawyers were "expected" to give at least $:,000 each. The town's wealthy citizens were contacted and told what was expected of them. The town's poorer classes verc canvassed by 500 door-to-door volunteers. » • * : . Unions invited chamber of Com- EXCLUSIVE DEALERSHIP FRANCHISE nm Tire DISTHUUTIOK w & MOODCI .THAT HAS NATIONAL ACCEPTANCE THIS FHANCHISE SHOULD KIT SW,MO flK YEAR SUM to SID.OM Initial tar material and equipment, FOt MIFORMATI0K WHITE TO THE NALL CORP. ST. CHARLES, ILL. Picture in Magazine • Brings 3,000 Proposals OLDENBURG, Germany, Nov. 14 (AP)—Pretty Sigrid Von Kaessler is the envy of other German girls. She claims to have : received 3,000 marriage proposals since her photograph appeared In an American magazine. Now women arc writing to Sisrrld ^jfcted the ranks of men. They say: .^I.Ti this country where war de"You have 3,000 \voeers. You can only marry one. How about giving me one of the other 2,909?" The letters of proposal have come from many parts of the world. But the 23-year-old beauty is exercising a woman's prerogative. She has not made up her mind. Sigrid, a lormer doctor's assistant, actress and dancer, was married once before. Her husband was a German naval officer. The Great Smoky Mountains National Park, on the North Carolina-Tennessee border, contain more species ot native trees than In all Europe. Reminder to Readers: ENJOY RICHER, FINER SCHEXLEV I' . 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