The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 15, 1955 · Page 6
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BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.)' COTJWBB KBWf THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1968 The British settled' Austr»ll« in 1788. Prior to 1814, the name o( the continent was New Holland. Th« axolotl, a salamander, Mis more than Its own weight In a single meal. CARUTHERSVILLE TWIRLERS — Head Iwlrler and drum major of the Caruthersville High School band are Dorothy Miller | (left) and Betty McAdams. Other majorettes are Sue Cole, Peggy j Rushing, Kay Burns and Dorothy Lay. The girls pictured are jun- j iors. (Pholo by Sanders) Numerous Things Blamed for Current Price Increases By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (AP) — Prices of many things from automobiles to coffee continued their creeping advance this week. The higher automobile price tag) isn't the one he paid. Bitter corn- reflected higher wage rttes and petition has given consumers a " : big break this year, and it may increased cost of metals. In coffe_ the blame was laid on a tempo- next, year, too. rary TJ.S. shortage of green coffee beans due to earlier confusion crea se d industrial production over Brazil's currency policy plus a dock strike on the U.S. East Coast. Price hikes spread through many sections of industry. Another maker of stoves is raising the price 01 gas ranges by five per cent, following similar hikes by other manufBcturers. Follows Trend A furniture manufacturer is upping prices of his entire line by three per cent,. This also follows a widespread trend in the industry. Heating the home may be more cc.itly this winter for many folk. Fuel* oil prices as well as those of coal have gone up. A cement manufacturer has raised his prices by 25 cents a barrel. Wholesale prioes of work clothing are going up, reflecting earlier hikes at the manufacturing level. Many manufacturers are facing increased material costs. This week. a leading maker of copper tubing Is raising prices. This reflects an earlier hike in the price of refined copper by producers to 43 cents a pound. And still another copper price hike is shaping up. The metal is in such short supply that some users caught empty handed have been paying as high as 51 cents. Ferro alloys used by the steel industry to make stainless and other special steels also are going up. Good Example The price hike on 1956 model cars is a typical example 01 what is happening—and why. The first ot the new models to be priced are the 1956 Lincolns. One is going up by $10.90, but another is going up by $244, In the industry there is talk of an avera ge five per cent hike generally in prices on next year's cars. But the prices the auto makers are setting on their new models are merely "suggested" retail prices. Many a buyer of 1955 cars knows that the suggested list price Commitee Picked To Work Out Spa Integration HOT SPRINGS, Ark. itf — A 36-member committee has been named by the Hot Springs School Board to help it work out the problems involved in integrating Negroes and whites in the public schools. Board President L, A, Westmoreland said Tuesday night that five Negroes and 23 whiles were selected for the committee, which will hold It* firts meeting Sept. 28. UA Gets Housing Planning Grant WASHINGTON I* - The University of Arkansas yesterday became the first state university in the nation to get an urban planning grant under a new housing law. The Federal Housing and Home Finance Agency announced the •chooi at Fayetteville was given W.185 a aid community planning at BlythevilK, Camden, Newport and Texarkana. The planning work will cost *12,310, half of whicfe will tx put •p by Lh4 itat*. It is competition, and the pacity, which are keeping these creeping price rises from setting off another serious whirl of inflation. We specialize in the right shoes for young dancers! GIRLS TOE SHOES Professionally constructed; fully lined. Can be ordered in all sizes. .'J GIRLS' TAP SHOES Correct heel height; taps Included. $/L98 BOYS' TAP SHOES Black patent; leather sole. Taps included. BALLET SLIPPERS He Instep strap. Leather Insole; eias- These shoes recommended by Kite Nance Spencer and Roy Halsell dancing school. ZELLNER'S ** *» Blytheville (204 W. Main in Blytheville) Osceola CLIPPER DE LUXE SAVE MONEY FAMOUS Guaronteed Watch Repair — 5-day Service. Comt in today or call POplar 2-2728 BLYTHEVILLE AND OSCEOLA It Ukes ar.ly I Minutes la open a charge account at your Friendly Black & White Store KORVAT COTTON PRINTS • Sanforized • Fast Colors • Reg. Price 29e • 36" Wide Yd. 5% WOOL BLANKETS • Full 70x80 inches • Plaid Designs • Slight irregulars of $2.98 quality COTTON BEDSPREADS • Full Size • Stripe design • Reg. Price $1.98 • Small quantity —hurry! LADIES WOOL SWEATERS • 100% Wool Cardigans • Asst. Solid Colors • Sizes 32 to 40 • Values to $2.98 LADIES FALL SKIRTS • Large selection wools, taffetas, rayon suitings • Sizes 22 to 30 NYLON STRETCH SOCKS First Quality Fits any size Reg. Price 69c Men's Sixes LADIES RAYON PANTIES Band or Elastic Leg Whit* & Ass't. Colors Values to 49e Sizes 5-6-7 100% NYLON CURTAINS • Priscilla Style • Size 42" x 90" • White, Blue, Rose, Yellow BIRDSEYE DIAPERS • Soft Birdseye Material • Full 27 x 27 inches • Reg. Price $1.99 BATH TOWELS • Solid colors • Size 22x44 inches • Reg. Price 59c LADIES BLOUSES • New Fall Styles • Some Imported • Sizes 32 to 38 MENS JEANS • 10 oz. Sanforized Denim • Zipper Closure • Sizes 28 to 38 BOYS GINGHAM SHIRTS • Long Sleeves • New Patterns • Sizes 6 to 18 JR. BOYS' BRIEFS • Knit Back • Flannel or Madrass Front • Sizes 2 to 8 • Rag. Price 39« Use Our Convenient Lay-A-Way Plan BLACK & WHITE STORE

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