The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 3, 1941 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, January 3, 1941
Page 8
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E KfGJIT Rough Going for Hitler's Hornets !-S1- N -W "v -<*J\ « *\ } s- ~. v »«^>^.v, v „+„,„ ^ . v~ ."»"**• . -Sv **.r.Jt v XS -N ^ < * X / > BLYTHEVTLLF! (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS New Congress Succeed* " (Continued from Page i) house, which must elect its presiding officer, clerk South Trimble will call it to order, the roll \/i}\ be called, all 430 members' will" be sworn in, and then Rayburn will be re-elected speaker. The Republicans will go through the formality of nominating Rep. Joseph W. Martin, Jr., who, under party• rules an Lornaticaliy becomes min'ori ty leader. The only other business in the two bodies will bo the appointment of committees to inform each other ^ind the president that congress is m session and .ready to do business, and the passage of resolutions authorizing Monday's joint session. " • In addition to hearing 1 Mr. Roosevelt's address on Monday, congress holds its quadrennial eere- Imony-.'of. 1 counting the electoral ballots for president and vice president. Democratic house leaders con- President, Roosevelt and Pretty It Fred Hendrix Is Named Manager Of Osceola Plant OSCEOLA. Ark.. Jan. 3.—Fred Hendrlx. who has been employed as bookkeeper at the Coca-Cola Eotilinx Company's branch plant here since his graduation from Os- ceoln High School in 1937. has been made manager of the plant. Miccmling R. N. Marshall. Mr. Hcndrix took over the duties New- Year's Day. Mr. Marshall has 'leased ihe Barnsdall Service Station, formerly cpenited by Tweedy Forsythe and 1-i.s sons, Robert and Louis For- i.vthe. Mr. Forsythe and his sons will give all their time to their farming interests at Luxora. ferred The fateful numerals 1940 replace <i plate glass shopkeepers make the best of the necessity foi removing glass windows to minimire bomb danger London's Leicestei Galleiies, shown here, have decorated their makeshift windows like a theatre procenium, with vivid crimson borders around the tiny "peepshow" window—only, practical windows in London at the moment Stars Sail for London Blackout " I 3BWSM*B«-V>S*WH» " , ' 3 Accidents At Osceola Cause Injuries To Three OSCEOLA, Ark.. Jan. 3.—In trying out some of the successful 'lays he hud seen the Osceola Semincles put over during the football season, Steve Ralph Jr:, 8-year-old sen of Mr. and Mrs. neve Rnlph, sustained a broken :ollar bone when one of his playmates "tackled" him during -"'H '•'•rimmage in the Ralph yard Monc ay afternoon. ' James A. Gwaltney Jr., sustain- d painful burns on the fingers of his right hand when a firecracker exploded in his hand during the holidays. Mrs. Mamie Little suffered a badly bruised elbow when it was accidentally caught in a door at the courthouse Tuesday where she is employed. yesterday. Senate Democratic leaci er Alberi W. Barkley, and Sens. Pat Harrison, D., Miss., and James F Byrnes, D.< S. C., will see him HO- day before the old senate ends. 1 Consider War Questions Foreign affairs and national defense will highlight the new session, particularly as Mr. Roosevelt is expected to devote most of his address to an elaboration of his "lend-lease" plah for providing war materials to Great Britain, China and Greece in their war against the Axis powers. The intensification of the conflict abroad, with the attendant, increasing danger of American involvement, has served to create new alignments in congress. Some of the New Deal's bitterest critics on domestic policy have pledged support of its foreign policy. Notable among this • groUp are Chairman Walter P. George of the senate foreign relations committee, Rep. Hamilton Pish, R., K. Y., and Rep. Eugene E. Cox, D., Ga., who implied in a house speech yesterday that it may become necessary for the United States to enter the war actively to save Great Britain and thus itself. •••••.: •• But some of the newly found administration supporters 'will bridle at any suggestion of repeal of the Johnson Act barring loans to debt. defaulting nations—which includes; Great Britain—or amend- ing'the neutrality, act to send £ American ships into the mine-infested waters from which they are now barred. There has been no indication as yet that President Roosevelt will recommend either of .. these stieps. but in the House Chairman Andrew J. May of the house military affairs committee, an advocate of all- out aid to 'Britain, seeks to force the issue by introducing u Jqhnson .-Act - repenler. -, • , ';••-•-Peak of Flu Epidemic is Believed Reached Here Influenza is yet very prevalent in Blythrville but it is believed that Lhe peak of the mild epidemic was reached several days ago, a check of local physicians and hospitals lias revealed. Although at least one person in fivi>ry house of the city either is ill or has been ill of the flu during the past week, according co estimates, it is believed that thfl will run its course within another week. Despite physicians calling the illness "mild influen/a", those who have fallen victims declare it "very severe" and say it is taking from four days to two weeks to their strength. Chicago Corn High' ' Low"" "Close May G23-4 63 021-2 Sept 623-8 627-8 021-8 FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 1941 Stock Prices A. T. & T 168 3-3 Am. Tobacco 72 3-4 Anaconda "Copper 27 1-8 Bethlehem Steel 87 1-2 Chrysler 71,3-4 Cities Service 4-1-2 Coca Cola ior> 1-2 General Electric .". 34 1-8 General Motors 48 1-2 lnt'1. Harvester 501-2 Mont. Ward 33 New York Cent 15 1-8 North Am. Aviation i(j 3-4 Packard 35-8 Phillips 40 3-4 Prtrlin 45-8 Republic Steel 22 3-8 Von Luckner, Famous Raider, Again At Sea LONDON", Jan. 2 CUP)—An Exchange Telegraph report from Hong Kong today said that a survivor from a vessel attacked in the South Pacific.said one of the German raiders preying on shipping south of the equator was commanded by Captain Count Felix Von Luckner, the famous raider commander of the World War. The Exchange dispatch said a Norwegian survivor claimed Von Luckner commanded the raider that attacked his ship. The survivor. ,was .quoted as , saying 'the- rnidei^was the former- JBrftwli ship Glengarry. 7100 tons OROVILLE, Car. (UP) - The emotional test of signing his application for a-marriage license was too much for Joseph Eric Whitaker, 32-year-old high school teacher. He signed "Joseph Eric Har-kev" Harkey being the name of his prospective bride. .Given a second try by the marriage license clerk in- made the grade. Thirty-eight thousand new In- .ventipns.,.were ...filed tor. patent in England dtulingvigSB. Read Courier News want ads. LIQUID. TABLETS, SALVE. NOSE OROPJ DON EDWARDS "The Typewriter Man* ROYAL, SMITH^ CORONA, AND REMINGTON PORTABLE TYPEWRITERS GLENCOE HOTEL BUILDING * PHONE 611 (Every Transaction Must Be Satisfactory) Studebuker Vacuum 9 8 1-4 Std. of N. J. 35 7-8 Texas Corp 401-8 U. S. Steel 70 3-8 New York Cotton Mar-. May Jul. Oct. Dec. Jan. Prev. Open High Low Close. Close . 1035 1044 1035 1043 1042 . 1037 1039 1037 1038 1037 . 1011 1020 1011 1020 1016 . 957 961 951 960 960 . 960 958 950 958 960 - 1025 1025 1024 1030 1G29 New Orleans Cotton Mar. May Jul. Oct. Dec. Jan. Prev. Open High Low Close'. Close 1041 1048 1034 1045 1017 1025 956 966 951 951 1041 1047 1043 1037 1044 1040 1017 1024 1019 955 9K4 p£° 951 959 962 1027 1027 1027 1027 1031 Chicago Wheat High Low Close May 873-8 873-8 863-4 Sept. ....... 82 3-8 841-2 :"We.know'-that London is not the safest place in the world but it is -stil our .home and that's, where we want to be." So said BritUi -T i 1Vier and his English actress wife Vivien (Scarlett vrV ™^fir'^i"' as PJ c . tur ?d. above, they recently set sail from . York on first leg of trip, home: Olivier will offer his services 'in any capacity" to the British government. "The Wounded Return to Prance To Voters the and Tax- • • • • Payers of Mississippi County Canada, which brought ' I would like very much to keep before you the fact that I am to be a candidate for County Judge of Mississippi County two years hence, I will run on the same platform as I did in the last election, with improvements and changes for the best interests .of .the County. I will endeavor to shake hands with and solicit the vote of every voter in this County within the next two years. Yours truly, J. A. (Jimmie) GWALTNEY SWEET MUSIC FOR EVERY MAN IN BLYTHEVILLE You can ring up your own savings in MEAD'S 32nd SEMI-ANNUAL Our entire stock of Hart Schaffner & Matx ITS Reiiily sweet music for you,. . . the type of tune thrift-minded men can't afford to pass up. Our entire stock of this season's smart Hart Schaflfner & Marx have been substantially reduced in the face of advancing wool prices due to the heaviest consumption of apparel wool since 1918! We're going to clear out stocks to make way for new Spring, 1941. arrivals. All sizes . . . and as usual, no charge for alterations. Come early as possible for choice values in vour size. One lot of wool dress trousers, values to $6.50 $2.95 One lot of wool dress trousers, values to $5.00 $1.00 SHOE SALE Florsheim S10.00 Quality $8.95 Florsheim $8,95 Quality $7.75 Crosby Square Shoes $5.00 and $5.50 Quality $3.95 20% Reduction On All Leather Coats MEAD'S :if i

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