The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 23, 1949 · Page 3
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PAGE THREE BLYTHEVILLE (.ARK.) COURIER JNKW8 WlfiUNJSSUAV, NOVEMBER 23, 194k Better Business Forecast for '50 Commerce Department Officials Optimistic Over the Outlook lly Charles Molony WASHINGTON, Nov. 23. W Busine.ss activity will be bolstered by increasingly heavy federal outlays through the first half of 1050 liie Commerce Department predicted today. In overspending its income about $5,000.000,000, the goveminenl v-'ill be adding to income of individuals and corporations and thus stimulating them to re-spend, a department analysis said. The department's monthly "stir- vjv of current business" also saw i£spur to business In backlogs of orders for steel, coal and aluminum by business firms whose Inventories dwindled during (he strikes It figured cash outlays of the government — as distinguished from bookkeeping figures In the budget —at $40,500,000,000 in the current fiscal year. Of that, It EHld. $21,000,000,000 will be spent on goods and services—"a higher level than that attained In any time during the past three years." Since government payrolls—count ed as "services"—are running'nbout JIO.200,000,000 a year, that Indicated outlays on materials will be heavy and the department noted that (he spending pace Is quickening. Most of the Impending speed-up in outlays was attributed to "national defense procurement of equipment, materials and supplies," with public works playing the second biggest role. The department satd the federa government not only will be stimulating construction activity directly with its own public works, but also will be inducing others to ii crease spending for construction. States, it explained, will be spurred by matching grjmts-in-aid from the federal government for highway work, etc. Local housing authorities, able to get advances from the federal government, also "will increase low- rent housing construction toward ^lie end of the fiscal year (next ~une 30) ". it said. THESE LITTLE PICS LEFT HOME-Buzzle, the pet cocker spaniel belonging lo Judy Shaw, 4, of Phoenix, Ariz., yawni with sheer boredom while weaning two orphaned pigs, Inky and Stinky. The pigs came from a litter of II, and mamma pig had accommodations for only nine. So Buzzie took over. Tornado-Ravaged Warren Keeps Gift From Holland Secret-Till Right Time Suspected Murderer To Get Speedy Trial WARREN, Ark., Nov. 23. fAP>—«. It's a big secret when a .shipment of furniture being given this south Arkansas lumber town by a Netherlands community will arrive. It may already be here. No one will say. Why? Say.s Mayor Jim Hurley: ''We want to accept the gift in a big program broadcast to this nation and by short wave to the Netherlands. We're going lo keep the furniture under cover until then." The furniture was shipped to Warren, victim of a savage tornado Inat January, by residents of Borculo, Netherlands, which suffered a similar disaster in 1925. The donors explained this was reciprocity for American relief which had been given them then. The shipment—containing chairs and tables bearing the Borculo coat of arms—arrived at New Orleans by ship Saturday. ''This Ls no ordinary furniture, but .something special," said Hurley. "It will be used In our /lew Y.M.C.A. building." Missouri Pacific Uses v/ew Route in Missouri ST. LOUIS, Nov. 23. (AF>—The llssouri Pacific Railroad's north- reund Ozarker yesterday used a ne» oute today over 1,500-foot Tip TO). Mountain, second highest point in Missouri. Paul J. Neff, chief executive off! er of the railroad, cut a ribbon and piloted the first Diesel train ore; •he stretch, constructed to reduci he grade. The new roue, South of Arcadia Mo, is about 4,000 feet long. Co« of the cut was $1,413,000. E, ill., NOV'. 33. (/pj— Wi— State's Attorney Alvin' H. Petitt said Monday he would demand a speedy trial for Leonard Hawkins, charged with slaying Albert E. Clark of Boise City, Okla., on Oct. 5. A grand jury indictment- has been returned against Hawkins. Petitt expressed belief the circuit court would try the case early in January. Hawkins, alias Lucky Bensen. was captured near Dalhnrt. Tex., In an intensive hunt that followed discovery of Clark's ; body in ' a country lane south of here. Clark had been shot to death. Officials said Hawkins has given three versions of the affair. GUARANTEED for Nagging, fil?PTFW* Stabbing \J Z A LfS\ Rheumatic Pain, Sore Muscle), Pain af Sciatica, Simple Neuraiflio, and Muscular Lumbago C-2223 contains the famous, beneficial herb "Black Snake-Root", ami it's IODIZED to speed up the Salicylale Action that makes it penetrate tissues lie tier — give you fast pain relief "^Purchase price of first bottle back il not entirely satisfied .. . you can't beai tliis offer . . . buy this fine, especially compounded product—C-Z223 today! Minimum Pay Boosts to Cause No Hardships, U.S. Official Say « LITTLE ROCK, Nov. 23. W-A cderal official thinks American Industry can take in Us stride the lew 'IB-cent' hourly minimum wage. *• callea It a minor adjustment for .he nation's low-paid workers. William R. McComb, administrator of the Wage and Hour and ublic Contracts division of the Labor Department, expressed these opinions in an address prepared for delivery here today before the Arkansas Wholesale Grocers Association. He said that newly-enacted amendments to the fair labor standards act "represent a step forward In the fight against unfair competition and substandard labor condlu'ons." On thR *ho!e, he continued, "they will clarify and make more understandable to both employes and employers their- rights and responsibilities under the law." McComb contended that the federal wage and hour law has aided Hie e'lip'oyer who wants to maintain a sound business without be- ing subjected lo (he constant threat of competition (rom rivals who Just don't scruple at gaining advantage at the .'.xpense of (he employes. lie cited the increase of the minimum hourly wnge from 40 cents to 75 cents as the most outstanding of the revisions, and added: 'The higher pay that workers will receive mirier the new minimum may very well be advantageous lo 5'oin own businesses, for statistics show that low-income families spend it very large proportion of their pay for food." The administrator estimated that •he 1'icitase In the nation's wage bill to all covered Industries will be less than one per cent because 'by fjr the sreater part of those covered workers who will receive direct pay Increases are now earning at le.isl 65 cents an hour." McComh snid the new minimum "a small adjustment to modern economic reality." will mean direct pay jiicreascs for around 1,5WJ,000 of the 22,500.000 workers now within the act's minimum wage protection 'American' industry cnn surelj N U-WA LAUNDRY CLEANERS Phone 4474 Kai'ser-Frazer to Pay Part of Pension Costs DETHO1T, Nov. 22. (/P)_Knlser> Frnx.cr Corp. today become the seo jnd major automotive firm to agree to company-financed pensions. It nlso agreed with the CIO Unlt- I Auto Workers lo incrpa.se Its contributions to its health and welfare plan, the only big one in (lie Industry. A Kai.ser-Frsm'r spokesman said the iicnslon plan will provide benefits of "at least $100-a-month—possibly more" nt age 65, including federal Social Security. The comunny will pay Into (lie pension fund six cents for every hour worked by each employe. take In it.s stride this minor adjustment tor the nation's low-paid workers." he said. McComb said ho will Issue tnter- pretiui.'e statements on (he new amendments as rapidly ns possible. School Districts Soon to Receive Transportation U'lTl.H ROCK, Nov. 23. M<; — The state Education Dcnnrtincnt yesterday distributed $1,544.190 as liimportation aid to cojntles. The total represents the first 40 l>m- cent to on allocated to local .sniool ilKtitos for Iht 1010-50 school year. Tutnis by coimlles Include: Arknr.:,ii.s $10,212; Clark $22,818; i>'iimljla S10.71D: Craishead S30,- KK; Crawford $23,2(il; Faulkner S22,9S9; Cinrland $10,090; Greene $33,94:1; Ilempstcnd S31,303; Hot Spring $17.215, Jefferson $33.185; Miller $22,810; Mississippi $5'2,210- OuiichUn $25.820: i'hlUip.s $25,OM; I'lilnski $19.720; Sebastian $23,1)43; Sovier $13,234; SI Francis $20/103; Union 510,935: Washington $21,030; While 5-IO.S12; Pope $21.409. WTCH BAStEVEUNG , • EXCAVATION S.J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BLDG. BLTHEVILLE ARK. Rapist Gets Life Term JONESBORO, Nov. 22. (/]>)_Frea Bachelor of Nccdham, ten miles east of here, was sentenced to life 'mprisonntent today for raping his elstht-ycar-old daughter two years ago. The world's longest mountain range lies a mile deep under the Atlantic Ocean. COVER THE EARTH Complete Painl Service On the Finest Line Available Sherwin Williams BUILDERS SUPPLY CO., Inc. \V. II. "Bill" I'casc J. Wilson Henry Highway 61 South AMERICA'S GREATEST WATCH VALUE! Criooi* ftom o<;r complete i»t*«.tion oF 9IAOVA ValiMi-th«y or* new, Huy ar» handsomely ityfed AND,,. r (Key art ollraclively priced I PAY ONLY 75x A WEEK! DHEIFLS i llrnii'iis . . . Wear lli.imnwii. (Hi ttESI VHI\ ST •.TTMVKU.MtMpHKAHD THIS YEAR we have so much to thank you for.. rpHROUGHOUT this great country, people are -*- taking time out from their liihors lo express thanks through prayer and thanksgiving. And along with ihesc personal expressions of grali- ,tudc, we would like lo add a special message of thanks to all our friends, both old and new. THANKS to all of you who have hougli I new Chevrolet cars and trucks from us. We appreciate your choice, and know you will find true driving enjoyment in the extra-value Chevrolet offers. THANKS lo those of you who have placed orders and arc wailing delivery. Your patience ant! your loyally lo the Chevrolet standard will find a sure reward in tho complete satisfaction your new Chcvrolcl will bring yon. 'J HANKS lo our m;my service cuslomcrs, for the confidence you have shown in our service methods. \Vc arc proud of the fact that yon like the wiy ivo lake care of yoiir car. \Vc arc happy that you keep coming hack lo us when il needs attention, because we waul your car to give you perfect, satisfaction. 'JHANKS lo everyone who has made this one of ihc greatest years in Chevrolet history ... in new car sales, in new litick .sales, in service. Your preference has proved again that Chevrolet is ihc car America likes hcst, and we thank you for it. SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO. 301 West Walnut Phone 578

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