The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 14, 1956 · Page 3
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SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, BLYTHEyiLLB (ARK.) COTOtER NEWS PAGE THREB Long-Term Planning Prime Stabilizer in US Economy By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (AP) — Long-term planning by big and little business is becoming a prime stabilizer in the national economy. It helps offset the day-by-day disquieting turns — like a *break in stock prices of a downturn in auto sales and home building. None of the uncertainties — not* ——— even those connected with the election — have changed'' so far. the plane of business to spend a whopping 7'/i billion dollars for new plant and equipment in the first three months of this year This is l'/ 2 billion more than business spent in.Jhe January, Peb- ruary and March quarter of boom- 'ing 1955. The switch in business thinking to long-term pi • n i ing which ignores the short-term ups and downs Of the hnslni-ss fvrlp hp* Intense Drought Curtails Power Cutback by T.V.A. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (/n— Intense vallej'. drought, plus drastically increased j ™. P™;er *£•*» «* «' *- been one of the significant trends since World War n. Moderate Peaks This may not prevent swings in the business cycle, but it goes a long way toward moderating the peaks and valleys. You can see it in the demand, have forced the Tennessee Valley Authority to cut down on power it supplies to a dozen industrial plants In the valley area The huge government power agency said Thursday the curtailment will not affect delivery of power to the average consumer, nor to its biggest customer, the government atomic plants at Oak Bidge, Tenn., and Paducah, Ky. rious as it might seem, however, a spokesman said, since TVA now produces more than half its power through steam generating facilities. The. TVA expects next. week to , ., , . 1 Affected industries include alum_. xpansion | mum stee , a ,, and cnemlca i programs of the steel and oil industries. Steel expansion plans are based on. the long-term estimate of de- man^ quite as much as on the present near-capacity production and big order backlog. Some expect the present heavy demand to moderate in the second ball of 1956. and production to (all below present capacity. But steel men say the industry must have more capacity in the next few years. Expansion Plans Most of the companies have an^ nounced expansion plans. A few of them: Inland, 160 'million dollars; Jones & Laughlin. 250 millions: National, 200 millions; Republic, 130 millions. The oil industry, on the other hand, has more production capacity than it is using at present in spite of the increased sale of its products year after year. But spending ^plans aimed at finding and producing more oil and at increasing refining capacity are extended well Into the future. Examples: Socony-Mobil's plan to spend 354 million dollars this year; compared with 219 million in 1955, and giant Jersey Standard's plan to plunk out 1% billion dollars in the current year. ISMS. „ The Atomic Energy Commission's demand for TVA power- has in- are m icuuru iuw icvcw. creased 11 times during the past ( TVA hopes to make up the deficit five years. It now uses more than •- —-•"—•' '-*- •— -'—•' --half TVA's output. During four of those ,-years, there has been below- normal rainfall in the seven-state New Policy Of Punishing Teen-Agers AURORA, 111. —Police Magistrate Bob W. Robinson has initiated a new policy inn punishing'teen-agers. Riur boys, 13, and 14 years old, appearing' -before Robinson on a charge of shoplifting, were told: "You will each attend church every Sunday from now on. And each of you will report here Saturday to show me that you have copied the first 5 pages of the Bible." Robinson, 44-year-old former Marine and Aurora police magistrate for eight years, said "I believe that religion in the family Is a strong deterrent to waywardness and crime. I don't want to punish young boys. I wanted to help them more than punish them." Recently three boys, 10 to 12 years old, were before Robinson on truancy charges. Robinson ordered plants produce about 150 million kilowatt- hours of hydroelectric power, about half the normal production for this time of year. In addition, TVA generally has a stored-water potential in its reservoirs of 200 to 500 million kilowatt-hours additional. The shortage has been aggravated during the past five weeks by a rainfall of less than an inch. Three of TVA's storage reservoirs are at record low .levels. by recalling into service several retired steam generating plants. 'In addition, TVA is obtaining power from neighboring power systems. HOLLAND NEWS By Mrs. Ed Hampton. Jr Some GOP Senate Leaders Angry About Ike's Selection of Bowie WASHINGTON (*—Some Republican Senate leaders were reported a be angry at President Elsenhow- er's selection of Robert E. Bowie as assistant secretary of state. Bowie, a member of the State Department's Policy Planning Board since May 1953, was formally nominated Thursday. Secretary of State Dulles and Republican National Chairman Leonard W. Hall were said by informed sources to have tried in advance to soften opposition to him. Some influential Republicans said they have been told that Bowie has said privately he favors admission of Communist China to the United Nations. That is a Red flag for such senators as GOP Leader Knowland of California-and OOP Policy Chairman Bridges of New Hampshire, who are outspoken opponents of recognition. The Bowie appointment was said to have been the first since that of Charles E. (Chip) Bohlen, as am- Hte •.vhioh ha; bi ADMIRAL BYRD'S ROBOT WEATHERMAN—An amazing device is being used to automatically transmit weather information from the frozen wastes of the Antarctic. Slated for four years use during Adro Richard E Byrd's "Operation Deepfreeze," the robot weather station is called The Grasshopper" Heres how it works. It's dropped by self-detaching parachute from an airplane, upper left and automatically opens itself, upper right. Thep it rights itself, lower left, and goes into action lower right. Taking weather data at predetermined intervals, the 200-pound device operating on 60-day batteries, transcribes the information into International Morse Code and transmits it by radio. "The Grasshopper" was developed by the Bureau of Ships and the Naval Electronics Laboratory in Washington, D.C. formally submitted when there was advance knowledge of opposition from Senate GOP leaders. After Boalen was confirmed, leaders reached an agreement with intense neither driver; nor pedes triaiis could tell who was honking for what. Traffic lights were installed >o stop that. White House aides that they would be notified in advance of contemplated appointments. In the case of Bowie, Dulles Is reported to have told the GOP chieftains he already had promised Bowie the job and did not feel he could renege. Dulles also is reported to have said Bowie wouldn't influence his policy decisions. Retail Sales Show Decrease ST. LOOTS (#)•—An estimated 8 per cent drop in department store sales last week in the eighth Federal Reserve District, compared W last yeaTTWS5~the result .of one les» trading day, the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank reported yesterday.) There were Just five shopping days this year in the week ending Jan. 7. On a daily average basis, the bank said, sales actually were Tper cent higher than in 1955. The sharpest drop, on the week- by-week comparison, was .12 per cent in Little Rock. St. Louis followed with a 10 per cent decline. At Louisville sales were 7 per cent less and at Memphis they were down 4 per cent. First tea farm in America was lit Eommerville, South Carolina. for a week's return visit at Lambert's. Lt..and Mrs.* James L. Shaney Jelt and children of Fort Hood the • arrived late Wednesday. They i spent ten days visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Herman Hopper in De- roit and Mr. and Mrs. ,Frank Visits made by the dervis Capps during the week past were at Mr. and Mrs. Amer Azibil's In Parma; Mr. and Mrs. Oland Johnson's in Kennett, where they were accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Austin Peffer of Steele, and Friday they were in Memphis Where Mrs. Capps received a medical checkup. On her seventh birthday Saturday Betty June Hicks, daughter of Mr. and: Mrs. George Hicks, was given a party at her parents' home just north of town. Sixteen little friends came to celebrate with her. Each guest was presented favors of pink and yellow cups bearing his name. A birthday cake for Betty June was served with brown and pink striped & ice cream squares in bright colored bowls, with matching cloth napkins. evening by Mrs. Reginald Watkins of Steele. A long table was arranged • for seating the guests. Overlaid with white dotted swiss over chartreuse linen, the birthday cake, made by Mrs. Hicks, served as centerpiece. Fluffy white icing held petal pink rose buds and mint green leaf designs, accentuating the "Happy Birthday, Phylis." Celebrating her eleventh birthday anniversary, Phylis Hicks received 20 odd .guests Saturday night at seven in the Veteran's Building in -Steele. • The hall was decorated with dozens of brightly colored balloons hanging low from the ceiling. Twisted paper streamers and softly colored lights alon'g the room's length, gave off a party atmosphere. Early in the evening gomes were played, including an amateur contest participated by all the guests. Dancing to popular records filled in the evening's fun. Flash pictures were made throughout the party by the honoree's sister. Mrs. Anderson Hicks, Phylis' mother, was assisted during the them to attend church each Sundaycommandments. and memorize the Ten Commandments and come to court every Saturday for a month to recite the Guests in the home of Mr. and Mrs. D. J. Harris lately were Mr.' and Mrs,. Veto Harris and family and Mr. and Mrs. Orby Harris and family of Chandler, Ariz.; Mrs. Orvie Mays and daughter of Phil- camle, Ala., and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Samford and Mrs. Virginia Godsey and baby of Oklahoma City, Okla. The Samfords and Mrs. Godsey were guests of .the Leon Godseys for several days. Sunday night guests at Mr. and Mrs. Roy French's were Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Daugherty and sons Daryl and Donald of St. Louis. Monday they were joined by Mr. and Mrs. Truman Smith of St. Louis who were enroute home after holiday visits in Memphis and Piggott, Ark. Week-end house guests at Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Jackson's were Mrs. Jackson's brother, Clarence Neeley, and Mrs. Neeley of West Memphis. Having arrived during Christmas holidays, Mrs. Jewel Moreno and daughter, Joan Bess, of St. Louis, will remain with their mother and grandmother, Mrs. Emma Warren, until later this month. . Hollanders recently visiting in St. Louis were Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Correll, who spent several days at Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Correll's; and Mr. and Mrs. Phillip Lambert, who visited their daughter, Mrs. Joe Correll, and Mr. Correll. The. Joe Corrells came , Texas, are home after several months here and in Louisiana where Lt. Shaneyfelt was engaged in Operation Sagebrush. Mrs. Shaneyfelt visited heir :• parents, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard 'Bridges, Sr. Also with the Bridges were Mr. and Mrs. Manley Bridges and daughter" of Wilson, Ark.; Mr. 'and Mrs. Duane Bridges and son of Osceola and Leonard Bridges, Jr., of Flint, Mich. Following a holiday-at-horhe with her mother, Mrs. Lois Hensley, Mellodean Barnes left early this week for Tacoma, Washington, where she is employed in clerical work with the Air Force. Others in the home of Mrs. Hensley the past few days were her brother. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Turnbow of St. Louis. Billy Lutes, age IB, a recent amputee, having lost his leg in a gun accident, shows improvement in his condition. He is at home with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Claude Lutes. Mrs. Pete Martin, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Willard Jackson and daughter, Kathy, will leave this week for Marathon, Florida to visit relatives of Mrs. Jackson's. Mrs. Martin will remain with another son, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Martin, who lives at Haines City. After a short visit with h'is mother, Mrs. Joe D. Lumpkins, Raymond Dodson has left for Niles, Mich. Mrs. Lumpkins, having suffered a heart attack recently, is greatly improved. Billie Kenley, a recent enlistee in the army, is currently stationed at .Camp Chaffee, near- Little Rock, Ark. Mrs. Kenley and small . . Samford, Mrs. Iva Samford and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Milburn of Flint. Following a vacation and visit with their sou. Seaman Edward Whitener, Mr. and Mrs. John Whitener • and daughters, Melissa and Faye, are. home.. Horn-Honking Law Is Passed BELGRADE (yP)—It's going to cost drivers $15 now to honk, their horns in Belgrade—unless they can prove they had -to. The new police regulation is the Yugoslav capital's second move in recent years to control traffic noise. There was a" time when the horn was as important as brakes in Bel- WACO. Tex. VP>— Justice of Peace gl . a(le driving. Drivers used to honk Don Hall received this note along norlls to indicate which way they with a 516.50 check for a speeding ' • ..,«_.!__ violation: "Be thankful to God that he is a little more merciful than you. Sincerely yours, a Punished Sinner." Read Courier News Classified Ads Justice and Mercy , daughter . make their home with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. R. Hastings, in Steele during his service period. Billy is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kenley. A surgery patient at Baptist Hospital, Memphis, last week, Mrs. RXI&2B «v-B • *- W • « »• •.,," home Tuesday, where she will re main under a doctor's care for a time. Mr. and Mrs. Claude Samford Own Home HOMES FOR SALE Two, Three And Four Bedrooms He}' were going—one toot if going through an intersection, two for a right turn and three times for a left turn. As more and more cars crowded the streets, the clamor became so = YOUR FRIENDLY THEATRE Northeast Arkansas' Most Popular Theotref Saturday Night 10:30 p.m. SUNDAY and MONDAY WARNER BROS. ~>«.«»r .THE COURT-MARTIAL OF BILLY MITCHELL Complete with All Fixtures Bathroom, Kitchen Sinks, Hof Water Heater and Space Heaters Completely Remodeled (like new) Inside and Out If Yoii Own Your Own Lot- No Down Payment I* Necessary All You Pay Is Moving and Closing Costs. Delta Home Investment Co. Of IN WIIKDAYS AND SUNDAY I A.M. I* « P.M. , Arkansas (Formerly Vtferont Homing Quarters) Phone 3-3369 JllZnBETH MflNIGOM-ra cuii . «win suns HOIKS *>•«»• • ««•<»0110 PMMINGtl • *•»•>•«*«HIB «* WANTED 1,000 PEOPLE (All People of Blytheville and Surrourding Area Are Invited) & TO HEAR: the Sovereign Grand Master of the World of the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs, And . .'. TO SEE: the Gorgeous and Colorful Drill — marches of beautiful Women From Thre« States AND: Other Entertainment, All of Which Is Free! FREE REFRESHMENT — .No Charge for Admission When? Saturday Nite, 7:30 P.M. Where? Armory Building, 300 South Second Street. Heated Building Spsonored by Arkansas, Tennessee and Missouri Lodges of the Odd Fellows and Rebekahs WE RENT..... • HOSPITAL BEDS . . . BABY BEDS • ROLLAWAY BEDS • USED REFRIGERATORS • USED WASHERS WADE FURNITURE CO. 112 W. Main Phone For Free Estimotet R. C. FARR & SONS Owners Phone 3-1682 — 400 Railroad — Phone 3-4567 Wells-2" to 16" Irrigation - Industrial - Municipal - Domestic WATER is our BUSINESS We Drill For It Pump It Soften It Filter It Cool It Irrigate With It GINNERS- TAKE NOTICE: Let us furnish your water needs for fire fighting power unit cooling, for statifiers. HOME WATER SYSTEMS 3 Years to Pay Complete iron removal, filtering and softening systems built to fit your needs. We hare the answer to yoar ne*de for fleeter water volume and pressure*. McKinnon Irrigation Co. Phone 112 or 190 — Manila, Ark.

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