The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on September 2, 1954 · Page 9
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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2, 1954 CAEK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE mat First Reports on Salk Polio Vaccine Termed 'Good but Too Early' By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Preliminary reports on effectiveness of the Salk polio vaccine range from "very encouraging" to "much too soon" to tell. These are the comments of medical men in counties across the country where the vaccine was administered to school children in the second grade, most of them seven years old. County health officers showed a general tendency to keep their fingers crossed until complete returns are in, even though a majority said they so far had discovered no cases among those vaccinated. In some counties, there have been polio cases among those vaccinated. But health authorities said the patients could have contracted the ailment before receiving all three salk shots. The National Foundation for Infantile Paralysis is withholding comment on effectiveness of the vaccine until it gets a report on a survey conducted independently at the University of Michigan. A spokesman for the foundation said the polio season has not yet reached its peak, and counseled against any premature findings. The "very encouraging" report came from Dr. Leon Banov, of Charleston, S. C., Charles ton County health director. "As health officer for the county, I am very much impressed with the vaccine," he said. He said there had been 27 polio cases in the county since Jan. 1, and that not one child who received the vaccine has contracted the disease. Banov noted that the only two 7-year-olds who contracted polio had not -been vaccinated. He noted also that one 8-year-old contracted polio while his brother, 7, who had received the vaccine, remained unaffected. The opinion that it is "much too soon" to determine results was given by Dr. Russell E. Teague, of Harrisburg, Pa., state health secretary. "The incidence of polio in Pennsylvania is usually at its highest in late August and early September," he told & newsman. No cases have been reported in Pennsylvania among children who received the vaccine. In New Jersey, Wallace B. JEd- gerton, state chairman of the national foundation, said there had been no polio among 15,774 pupils who received the vaccine, but he too, noted that this was no guarantee for the full season. Prices Are Up HOPEWELL, Va. UB — The city of Hopewell has purchased for $13,000 property it sold for $1. Trie land was sold to the Hopewell Baseball Corp. in 1949, undeveloped. It became the home of the Hopewell Blue Sox in the Class D Virginia League, which later disbanded. Lights, bleachers, concession stands went with the repurchased ball park which the city will use for a municipal recrea- iion program. Food Cost Index Hits Year's Low NEW YORK (#>—Sharp declines in prices of coffee, cocoa and pork products helped push the Dun & Bradstreet index of wholesale food prices this week to the lowest point since Dec. 1, 1953. The index registered $6.65, compared with $6.62 on Dec. 1. A week ago the index was at $6.89 and a year ago this week $6.61. This week's decline of 3.5 per cent from a week ago was the sharpest since Feb. 10, 1948. Commodities falling included wheat, hams, bellies, lard, coffee, cottonseed oil, cocoa, eggs, potatoes, hogs and lambs. Higher were flour, corn, rye, oats, butter and steers. The index represents the total cost at wholesale of one pound each of 31 foods in general use. cr 406 W. Main 406 W. Main Phone 3-4591 Bootlegger Is Brazen OKLAHOMA CITY (Pi — Oklahoma, a constitutionally dry state, has brazen bootleggers in abundance but there's one officers would like to lay hands on. This gent was so full of daring that he cooked off a batch of old- fashioned corn whisky and burned his barrels right on the shore of Lake Hefner, a popular Oklahoma City fishing spot and a source of the city's water supply. "He apparently moved to the drought ran him out of the woods," Deputy Sheriff Frank Lynch said. U. S. Plans More Aid to Egypt CAIRO, Egypt Lfl — The United States and Egypt have started formal negotiations to map a program for greatly increased American aid to' this Middle East nation. TJ. S. Ambassador Jefferson Caffery and Foreign Minister Mahmoud Fawzi have opened the sessions, conferring on such specific projects as road building, farm machinery and industrial equipment. Home-Loving Husband FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. UFh~ This is certainly a switch: Florence B. Figowitz filed a divorce suit in circuit court, charging that her husband, Simon, insisted on doing all the housework. He wouldn't let her perform household tasks, she complained, because he "wanted things done in a certain way." Phont 3-4591 SALE-4 DAYS ONLY D 2.98- GAY SCHOOL COTTONS Nsw fall colors 3*98 Sixtt 3-6X Just arrived—beautiful back-to-schoo! Dresses. Wide choice of styles in ginghams, broadcloths, polished cottons. Whirling skirts, generous ruffles, soft lac« trims, puffy sleeves AH Sanforized, washable.. SCHOOL VALUES At Wards Low Prices (A) Plaids or checks—Printed cotton broadcloth. Sanforized, Sizes 6 to 18. (?) Gabardine Prep Slacks—85% rayon, 15% nylon. Washable. Sizes 12 to 18. [c) Embroideries and Tucks—Crisp white cotton broadcloth. Sanforized. 7-14. © Novelty Tweed Skirt—55% wool,45% rayon. Soft pleats, plastic belt. 7-14. 1.79 3.98 1.98 2.98 THOM McAN DRESS SHOES 7.95 Best-selling shoes fn oil America. Handsomely styled of rich leathers— correct for busine*i «r dress. Sites 6—11; Phon* 3-4591 AN ANNUAL EVENT r cr 406 W. Main 3.44 REG. 3.98 GREEN BANDS. Save on Good Quality children's shoes. Wide assortment of styles. 8/2-3. 3.88 GIRLS' REG. 4.98 PUMPS. Save over J l. Pearl-like trim on black patent leather. Sizes from 8'/i-3. 3.44 TEENAGERS' REG. 3.98 BALIETS. Cut priced. Gay, jewel-like nail- heads on »moo»h block leather. 4-9. PRICES CUT 10% TO 22% 3.44 REVERSIBLE^ JACKET 6.98 Here's a melton reversible that's a favorite with active boysu Water resistant 100% reprocessed wool *•verses to sleek rayon satin flash. Smart wfrit* piping on sleeves and slash pockets. Snap-fa*- tener front closing; Green, navy, maroon or black. Sizes 6-18; USUAL 2.95-3.93 I flft Hand wash I • W W ty Handsome Sport Shirts tailored In smooth, frosty-ton* Fuji weave fabrics, with yoke lined in lustrous rayon satin. Choice of seven solid colors. See them—' you'll want several at this special sale price. 54c Variety of handsome washfast designs. 100% nylon body; heels, toes reinforced with mercerized cotton. 10-13; NEW V-NECK T-SHIRT Whiteaosibedcotton TO Mec's S-M-L Sold in leading stores for 1.50. Your favorite T-SWrt in a smartly improved version. Ideal under open-collar sport shirts or "as is" for work or sports. Combed cotton is absorbent comfortable on warmest days. DOLLAR VALUES GIRLS' REG. > 98 OXFORDS. Big value on smart sport shoes, 4-9. REG. 3.98 CASUALS. Save on women's new Fall styles. Sizes 4 k> 9. 5.44 MEN'S REG. 5.98 OXFORDS. Sole- priced for this event. 6-11. REG. 6.50 WORK SHOE Black, elk-tanned. Tire cord soles, 6-11. 10YS' REG. 4.98 SCHOOL OXFORDS. 2'/ 2 -6 4.34 GIRLS' REG. 2.98 GYM SHOES. White duck. 3'/ 2 -9. 2.66 GIRLS' REG. 2.98 GYM OXFORDS. White duck.... 2.66 BOYS' REG. 4.69 BASKETBALL SHOES, 2/2-6..... 4.24 MENS' HfG. 4.98 BASKETBALL SHOES, 6-11....... 4.44 REG. 39c MEN'S UNDERSHIRT Athletic shirts made of first quality ^ cotton. Swiss ribbed for elasticity. ^ Sires S-M-L REG. 39c MEN'S KNIT SHORTS. Speed shorts made of first quality ^ cotton. Swiss ribbed for extra j stretch/ness. Sires S-M-L $ 1 for § *1 for 1 REG. $7.39 MEN'S WORK SHIRT. Sturdy construction in long wearing cotton $« chambray. Full length tails. Sizes 74 to 17. | MEN'S CUSHION FOOT SOCKS. Soft-spun cotton with absorbent ^ terry-interlined heel. White and £ colors. Sires 70 to 72 REG. $7.69 MEN'S BLUE JEANS. Men's 8 oz. blue denim jeans. Triple ** stitched. Sanforized and cut to fit. £ All sites REG. $9,98 MEN'S CORDUROY JACKET. Men's pinwale corduroy jacket in green, gray, ton or brown. Complete sizes from 36 to 40 for 1 for | '5 WOMEN'S COATS and TOPPERS Originally as high as $35.00. Misses and womens sizes. Assortment of fashion-right textures and colors. A Second Group At Only REG. $1.98 WOMEN'S DRESSES. Women's dresses in beautiful washable patterns. First quality fast color print. All sizes REG. 69c WOMEN'S PANTIES Ladies nylon panties in a nice assort- ^ ment of colors. Sizes S-M-L j REG. $9.98 LADIES DRESSES Final sale of ladies summer and early fall dresses. Beautiful colors and styles JOAN BROWN BRASSIERE Extra special price on this cotton bra. Equals brat selling for $7.49 and up . ... LONG-WEAK SHEETS *7x99, 732 thread count. Wards *J ttondord Qjjolity muslin ^F i '13 $20.00 'i for 1 '4 1 w'3

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