The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 25, 1949 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 25, 1949
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FACE T(VO Taf I Blasts Cost Of Pension Plans Mtn Still Working Will Have to Pay For Retirement Funds WASH I N'GTON , Nov. 25 — (fl»>— Senator Taft (R-Ohio) takes th position that (he only way to pa> pensions for millions who have retired from work is out of the earnings of those still working. Tftft estimated, la a slat omen primarily for his Ohio constituents that it would cost $12,000,000,000 a year to pay $100 monthly pensions to all persons over 65"Of course, no such sum can be paid out of any pension func accumulated on a sound acttiarla basis," he said. "The reserve woulr be so huge that It would have to purchase most of the property in the country." Taft sftid current earnings ol those working must be reachcc through some form of taxation if such pensions are to be provided for •11. No mater what form might be used, he said, such costs usually are passed on to the consumer. The big question as he saw It: "Can the country, Its industry and its workers, afford II?" He noted ft difference between the steel-coal pension patern — "A flat sum for all"— and the federal old age insurance pJan. The Jater provides for pension payments based on wages received during working j ears, The whole situation is one of "complete confusion," he said, suggesting that, congress "should study the tttea of a basic uniform federal plan based on taxation through current federal tax." Warren to Dedicate Furniture Gift Dec. 8 . WARREN, Ark., Nov. 25. (APj — Several pieces of furniture donated to this South Arkansas lumber t<t\vn by residents of Boculo, Netherlands, will be dedicated in a formal ceremony here Dec. 8. The furniture will be usec! in the Y.M.C.A. building and community center. A representative of the Netherlands will be asked to attend the ceremony. Sen. J, w. Ftilbright of Arkansas, Governor McMath and Warren's Mayor JJm Hurley will appear on the program. Resident* of Boculo shipped the articles as an expression of thanks for American relief given them when the town was flattened by a tornado in 1925. A similar disaster hit Warren last January. BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Many Cities in Arkansas Plan Parades to Launch Yule Events Blytheville and many other Ark-+ ansas cltips are planning Christmas parades this year with some o them scheduled (or this afternoon The Blytheville parade with mans floats and other features Is scheduled for December 9. Wilh Thanksgiving only just oui of the way, Fort Smith gets off to an early start, holding Us Vulc- lide procession this afternoon. Sponsors planned some 25 _. iiore floats featuring Mother Goose nnri nursery rhyme characters Christmas-colored lights strung across Garrison Avenue, the citv's main street, were lighted Thanksgiving night. Fort Smith also scheduled two special "Goodfellow matinees" motion picture theaters Friday, instead of the usual coins, admission was by c*ns or Jnrs of rood which will he placed In baskets to he distributed to the needy on Christmas Eve. Canily For Children Today Texarkana also officially starts ts Christinas season today. Dec- iratlons are already up and the 2hrlstmas lights will be turned on it 7 p.m. Three high school bands i-lll play, and Slanta Clans will dis- rlbuie peppermint sticks to ihe •hildren between 7:30 and 8:45. Stores will remain open until 6 i.m. and at 9 there'll be a big ireworks display. Hot Springs Christmas parade, an nnual feature at the resort city, •ill be held next .Monday night. The sponsoring Pilot Club says he procession will be a mile long nd will include seven bands from lie Army and Navy General Hos- iltal and various schools. Some 30 organizations have en- ercd floats. Residents of Little Rock will see heir first Christmas parade in ecent years on Dec. 8. The capital ity procession wil feature some 50 uge balloon toys and will he led y a larger-than-life Stanta Clans also of Inflated rubber.) For his visit to llusseilvlllc Dec. , Santa Glaus has promised to ide In a new gold sleigh drawn v gold-colored reindeer. Navy Band In He in OsccoU Both Jonesboro and osceola will ear the band from the Millington Pcnn.) Naval Base — along with thers — at their parades. The oneaboro event will be Dec. 1; /'»' be followed by street dancing nd an old time fiddlers contest. Santa Claus Is to arrive in liar- son by airplane for the parade here-Dec. 2. Forrest City's parade ill be. on Dec. 7 with school and Hilary bands participating. At Hope Miss Mary Alice Hogers. high school student, has been Mecteci as Miss Merry Christmas. he'll officiate as Santa's personal representative from Dec. 1 to Dec. 2. Princes in India Still Drawing Pay NEW DELHI—Wj—The crownless princelings of India numbering abrut 600 together draw from the Indian exchequer an annual privy pu-se of $9,600.000. States Minister Sardar Vallabhb- hnl Patel appealed to the Constituent Assembly recently to honor Ihe pledges given to the princes lor the "bloodless revolution" achieved by the Integration of their states within two years of freedom Patel said that before the Integration Ihe princes had been drawing from their respective slates' treasuries an aggregate ol HO.200,000. Starts Giant Project ADAMINABY, Australia —W/_ Australia's Snowy River has been waster. It has poured a half million gallons of water each minute Into the sea. All this waste is to be stopped W'lth the greatest engineering project ever atempted In Australia. The Snowy niver Hydro Electric Scheme has been talked about In his country for 70 years. Now it has been started. The entire project will cost an estimated S440 million and tnke 20 •ears to complete The government Jlans to use teams of migrant, \ abor, employing as many ai 10.000 men on the project. Special towns FRIDAY, NOVEMBER niS.U'l'KAHS — Dorothy Jennings, (above), 16. student at Cincinnati. O., exclusive girls school, has been missing since Nov 14 when she left a class alter complaining of feeling 111. Police of several states and private detectives have joined in the search for her (AP Wirenholo) wll be built to house workers near the jobs. The Radio Pioneers, formerly the Twenty Year Club, Is an ojganla tlon of veterans associated with broadcasting and radio in general. Its founder was. II. V. Kultcnborn. FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OP ANY EXCAVATION S.J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BLDG. BLYTHEVILLE ARK. Phone 3646a^2525 HEATPROOF" COFFEE MUG Willi each pound of ADMIRATION COFFEE'll want a full set! You can hardly believe this amazing offer! But seeing is believing. Examine this wonderful "heac-proof" S-ounce mug displayed along with flavor- perfect, matchless, rich-bodied Admiration Coffee at your favorite grocer's. With every pound, you get one of these pretty mugs free at no extra cost. Ask your grocer for it. S 0 but re m ember...this oiler is good for o (i~m i r ed Time only. dmifation DUNC.1,\ COFFEE COMPANY. H oasl0 n. r«« Fine Quality Clothes at the LOWEST PRICES in BLYTHEVILLE CLEARANCE SALE x Suits and Topcoats OF MEN'S, BOYS', and YOUNG MEN'S 100% All Wool WORSTED SUITS Sizes 3l-) $45.00 Values 32 50 Includes Coat, Vest, Pants WORSTED SUITS 100% All Wool Kcguliu-s, Longs, Sliorls Sizes up to 50 $37.50 Value 24 75 100% All Wool SCOTCH SUITS Si/es 33-3b $35.00 Valut 19" 100% All Wool Gabardine TOPCOATS Regulars & Longs Sizes 33-11 $42.50 Valu«i Fine Quality Gabardine TOPCOATS $35.00 Valu. Sizes 33-12 24 75 100% All Wool Scotch TOPCOATS Sizes 33-12 $29.75 Valu. 19" MEN'S & BOYS SLACKS GREATLY REDUCED! I-arge Assortment 4.95 TO 9 75 B ** 1 Ru >' s ln Tow " Sale Begins Saturday Morning at 8:00!... Come In. Early! I. ROSENTHAL Inc. 226 West Main Phone 2562

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