The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 19, 1950 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, July 19, 1950
Page 10
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PAOI TEH BLYTHEVILLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS I Expanding Industrial Program Solidifies Arkansas Economy OldHor'i Nolr: This Is the JIM- . Mid IB * a*ries of atorirs *is- raMinr (he *conomr, industrial and production oullook for Arkansas.) By RMU.KV PURSUING LITTLE ROCK, July 19. M>)— A rapidly-developing industrial program has provided a strong, solid financial footing for Arkansas economy. This .statement came from officials who devote much of their lime in studying the barometer of Arkansas economy and Industrial expansion. Prank Cantrell, managing director o f the Arkansas Economic Council-State Chamber of commerce, says almost everybody in Arkansas is in better financial condition now than they were at the start of 1950. "Wages are up, Industrial production Is higher, bank deposits are soaring, trade areas are re- ixjrting booming business—everything points lo a good financial situation," said Cantrell. Wayne Fletcher, executive director of the Arkansas Resources and Development Commission,, and Charles R. Bowers, director of the commission's division of industry, Joined Cantrell in predicting a ' "strong, healthy financial structure for Arkansas." Past 5 Years Cantrell said that much has been done in the past five years toward putting Arkansas' economy on the soundest basis the state ever has known. He pointed out: 1. Industrial and non-agrlcultur- • 1 employment generally Is almost twice as great now as before World War II. 2. The number of Arkansas manufacturing plants virtually had doubled in the last ten years. Farm Production 3. Record'rarm production Ls being achieved with a labor force of about halt ihe size of that of prewar days. 4. Per capita Income for Arkansas has Jumped from $250 a year in 1940 to about $900 a ;ear In 1949 and It probably will be much higher this year. ' • He said that during the first six months of this year the number of persons employed in non-farming Jobs totaled 285.000. This is an Increase of about 5,000 over the employment figure of the same period in 1949. The average weekly wage during W» first six months of this year was »43. In 1949 It was «39. Cantrell said employment "con- at&ntiy Is on the upgrade In Arkansas. " He expects it to hit a new peak neit fall. More Industry "Well probably have more people working in industries this fall than •vt any time except during the war yeari," added Cantrell. H« reported that value of checks folng through Little Rock, banks during the first five months of 1950 totaled 1122,100.000. The figure for the same period in 1949 was 1115,984,000. He said this same degree of increase ii evidenced throughout the stat«. Construction In Arkansas for the first five months of 1950 was valued at 145.000,000 or about 23 per cent over the value of construction during January-May of 1949. Cantrell said there has been a drop in farm income during the first six months of this year as compared with that, of the same period in 1949. Shift In Marfcetlnr However, he explained, a shift in marketing lime last year caused the decline. He said more farm product* wert sold during the last months of 1949 than were sold during the early months of 1950. Cantrell said a high production of farm crops next fall probably will boost farm Income over that of 1945. Secretary of State C. a. Hall recently reported that, 520 domestic firms incorporated during the 194950 fiscal year—-16 more than were incorporated during 1948-4D. "This is a healthy sign," declared Cantrell. "It means many new industries were former! and many already-existing Industrie: expanded their financial operations. Another reason Arkansas' economy is on a solid financial footing." (Tomorrow: Arkansas' part In a national mobilization of indus- Irj.) Arkansans Reaching 21 May Vote without Tax LITTLE ROCK, July 19. 1,1'j—All persons reaching Ihe age of 21 between April 10. 1949. and Oct. 1, 1950 are eligible to vote in all elections up to Oct. 1, 1950, without a pol AMRRIUAN WOUNDKD F.VACIIATKIk—Three wounded American soldiers lie on litters on the floor of a transport plane carrying them from the South Korean buttle front lo a base hospital somewhere n Japan. Soldier In the center is receiving blood plasma while in flight. No Identification was available.—(AP Wirephoto via radio from Tokyo.) EDSON Continued from Page 8 be appointed chairman Gordon Dean was therefore almost the only, experienced commissioner available for appointment as chairman, by a mere process of elimination. As chairman. Dean is expected to jroduce smoother relations with Congress, and with the armed ser- Sces. Former Chairman Lilienthal and Vice Chairman Pike have chafed a good bit under both. They felt thai eporting to the Atomic Energy. Appropriations, Military Affairs and even Un-American Activities Committees took so much time it handicapped their work on developing the atomic energy program itself. Also, 'both Lilicnthal and Pike lad strong views on keeping AEC civilian agency and concentrat- ng on development of civilian uses f atomic energy. Chairman Dean s expected to go along a little closer with E)epartment of Defense ideas. He Is known to share the views of x-AEC commissioner Lewis L. Strauss on tighter security and re- trictions on shipments of isotopes abroad. Backlog of Ide:\s Chairman Demi's several speeches if the past year—which he has written himself—have revealed no startlingly new ideas. He has analyzed the four main problems of the Atomic Energy iommi-ssion as follows: 1. Civilian vs, military control. 2. Cjreatcr secrecy vs. declassiticatlon of scientific knowledge. 3. Concentration on peacetime or military applications of atomic energy. 4. Government, monopoly vs. private Industrial development. He Is regarded in Washington ns a career official whose ambition to make a good record may overcome any lack of capacity for one of the jobs in government. He still nas his reputation to make, in the way of new contributions to atomic policy. As a matter of fact, the atomic energy program is now so extensively mapped out for the next few years that a lot of big new ideas may not be required. More than at any other lime in Its short four- yen r history, the principal work i»r the Atomic Energy Co.iimls.ston Is ft) carry out the policies and blueprints already on iLs books. Fighting Men? Oh, Pardon Me! HOUSTON. July 19. <AP)—Marine Corps Recruiting Sgt. Tom Aspen yesterday reported this conversation with a visitor to his office: The visitor: "Is this the fightin' U.S. Marines or Ls this the re- servc.s?" Aspen: "This Is the fightin' US. Marines." The visitor: "Wei!, I'm hi. the wrong place, then." Hot Sidewalks in N. V. NEW YORK (AP)—Home builders in northern state. 1 ; who have tried radiant heating coils under concrete driveways to melt .;now and Ice in the winter have given skyscraper builders an idea. The new- office building at 100 Pnrk Avenue hi New York has installed snow melting coils under its sidewalk. 1 ?. tnx. Attorney General H:c Murry has made that ruling in an official opinion here. He said the rtilinp was based on a recent supreme court opinion. iCZEMA ITCK Got you down? Try OINTMENT For long-lasting relief IT'S RIGHT IK YOUR HANDS . You can't miss — when you go for the many advantages which a cmeer in the U. S. Army or U. S. Air Force offers you. Security, education, travel and advancement are yours when you play on these iwo finest teams in the world. You have a tre- mendouc opportunity to shape your career AS you want it... and to itccp fit with plenty of iports while you're doing it Before you latch on to anything... take • good look nt what th« U. S. Army,,. and the U. S. Air Force... have to orTerl Cpl. Wcyn* K. tkirt «f OVI 0 . h»m« Cily and Poeli, OMo.. <«1f)i*i •nJ .350 Ixitl inii^f lull* fa i«iK|ltlt i»r«rrr»!aa UNITED STATICS AKMY & UMTE1) STATES AM? KOUCK RECRUITING STATION Cil; Hall Blylhtvillf, Arkansas Here is the man— with the message you've been waiting o hear— LANEY Visits Leachvil1« —10:30 a.m. Visits Manila —2:30 p.m. Speaks TONIGHT in BLYTHEVILLE 8:00 P. M. In Behalf of His Hc-BIeclion for Governor for a Second Tim« Tot. Adv. rd. for by Armil Taylor Vo Biological Harm Seen in face Mixing PARIS. July 19. (jj-i-- No biological firm conies from the mnrrlnge of ersons of different races, says a ejrarl published yesterday by 3 nlted Nations group. ' "Statements Hint human hybrids e.uently show imdeflrable trails, oth physically and mentally, phy- cal disharmonies acid mental de- eneracles are not siiprwilcd by the acts. Social results of race mix- ire, whether for good or ill, are U> ! traced to social factors." It Id. The report, published by the Un- ed Nations Educational, Scientific lid Cultural Organization (UNES O>, was compiled by a croup of iRht scientists headed by Prof, lontaaue Francis Ashley Monlug. Philadelphia nnthropollRist. WEDNESDAY, JULY It, 19M ndian Movies Plagued F1OMBAY, India — «V— India's 1m industry, said to be the sec- id largest in the world. Is plagued r problems ranging from heavy txatlon to lack of talent, ac- irdint; to the Indian Motion Pic- ire Producers Association Assncl- tlon officials say a serious crisis RKl) TANKS KNOCKED OUT-Two Ihirly-llirw ton North Korean Russian-made tanks are knocked out somewhere in the American sector on the western front, of South Korea. It is believed these tanks were disabled by Allied air attacks.—(AP Wiiepholo via radio from Tokyo). exists. They include among their (roubles social prejudices against films, government restrictions and censorship regulations, burdensome taxation, lack of financing at reasonable Interest rates, lack of talent, shortage of theatres,, inade- quate release facilities in key cities and inadequate supplies of essential materials. The rriffon U a mytbolo»ie«I bea&t with th» hinder put* of • lion, the head, thoulden, wines tn4 forelegs of an eagle. "Un-Coik" Stomach Cos WHfcwt JUU RebowdP A roM of T«flM cot** <M.f • disc. B^ you'll ind it "wonh its vcigbt IB cold" when »cid iodigeaiMM can*** *»• ii4 prescur* poiaa, For T*B» »c«tr*ItM stomach sovraeM qaickljr, u/ttf— vicjW out risk of acid rcfaooad.Tbcr COO«U*M hakiajt soda to o»er-*lk*lix*. Tb*t'« why millioni depend on Tmm* adaiiTclr fot fast relief. Carry Tomj •Iwtyt. F*l 1 or 2 after •>«•!• or wbca ov*f*.BdH.jj«a<« brings imrtbar* and diM Get A rolJ todajr. CW, 10* TUMS FOt THE TUMM1 Your Next Governor COME EARLY! BRING THE KIDDIES TO SEE THE BIG FREE CIRCUS BEGINNING AT SEVEN O'CLOCK. SEE ROGER THE EDUCATED HORSE DO HIS TRICKS. SEE THE GREAT MAGICIAN and HIS SHOW. PLENTY OF GOOD MUSIC. ALL FREE. BEGINNING AT 7 O'CLOCK. ANSWER SIDM AT TOM LITTLE PARK IN THE HEART BLYTHEVILLE WEDNESDAY, JULY 19, '50 8 O'CLOCK P. M. All County Candidates Will Be Given Opportunity to Announce Candidacy All Arkansas Is For Laney! Big FREE Watermelon Feast Immediately After Speaking Political Advertisement I'aid For by Armil Taylor

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