The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 17, 1956 · Page 3
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TUESDAY, JANUARY IT, 19M BLTTHETILLE (ARK.) COURIER HEWS PAGE "THREE Some 'Business Observers See Cresting of Prosperity Wave By 3AM DAW6ON . NEW YORK (AP) — Both President Eisenhower in- his budget and industry in its ex pansion plans are betting on continuing good times. . This stands out against a background of increasing nervousness in financial quarters where a number of observers today sight what they believe to be the cresting of the prosperity wave. The President's belief that the* economy is headed still higher this.' year is shown in his estimate. of government receipts. He exnects government revenues to rise by 1% billion dollars in the fiscal year starting next July, The only way this could happen would be for good times to continue and to blossom even more That would assure increased collections irom corporation incomes. It would provide higher tptals of salaries and wages from which the government could collect an increased total of individual income taxes. The higher corporate and individual incomes would be made in 1956—because collections on income i in booming 1955 willj be'for the most part complete in this fiscal year ending June .30. Must Be Better ' .To collect V't billion dollars more next year means, therefore, that this year will have to be even better than last. Many industrial leaders are bet- ling the .same way t Businessmen are planning to spend more—at least in the first part ol this year— for new plants and better equip• ment than they did a year ago. Latest example is General Motors. President Harlow H. Curtice has assured his fellow business leaders that backing his con^-tence in continued national prosperity, QMt will, spend a record one billion dollars this year for plant and machinery. - Curtice, also says .business in general will see "another record year"- in 1956 and a new high in teh gross national product—the dollar value of total output of industry and services. For his own industry he pre- aicts : "the second best year in production and sales"—second only to record-busting-1955. But in many Quarters enthusiasm has been changing to caution, and In such places a- the stock market from caution to nervousness. The steel Industry- notes that auto makers, cutting production and employe lists, are also cutting back on steel orders more than had been expected. -Retailers who were here for their convention last week say they'd 'like to raise prices on many goods. But many say..they fear customer resistance if they do. Lone Survivor Of Gas Fumes Fight's for Life MIAMI, Fla, W}—The lone survivor of gas fumes wftich killed five persons battled . for his life today - under an oxygen tent. Eight-year-old Kurt Krohne Jr. was in critical condition. The other four members of his family, and a next-door neighbor died yesterday from the effects of the deadly gas. The dead were Kurt Krohne. 44; his'wife Lois. 35; their children, Kathy, 3, and Karlene, 2; and Mrs. •Walter Van Poyck, 34. Police said Krohne had plugged the flue of a gas wall heater, appar- THEY'RE PULLING FOR HIM—This sailor almost missed the ™t, the aircraft carrier Princeton, as it sailed from San Diego Calif So he had to climb aboard by a rope. The first rope lowered to him broke, and he fell back to the dock. But this second one held at he was hauled aboard. Hew York Fuel Truck Drivers Strike; No Sett lement Near NEW YORK (ff>— Fuel 'ruck drivers, on strike for higher pay and other benefits, appeared today to be further from a settlement- than when they walked out Sunday night. The strike has stopped all coal and 60 per cent of fuel oil deliveries in all New York City except Stolen Island. ~ Although most buildings have enough fuel on hand to keep ten- ante warm for an average of 0 days, city authorities got several hundred cal* for emergency deliveries yesterday, first day of the strike. When the strike began, City Labor Commissioner Nelson Seltel reported that the employers and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters were within ^ cents of agreement. The employers had offered a 20-cent-an-hour package, he said, and the union wanted 26 cents. Present waees average $2.40 an hour. When meditators met yesterday LUC Hue ui ». Bus wtxil u^au^i, apfai- • L L . f n • „ nt- entlv to prevent the heat from es-| with representatives of the union at 1 the request of Mayor Robert F. Wagner, it was disclosed that the union sought an estimated 39-cent hourly increase. Hugh A. Sheridan, chairman ot a citizens committee appointed by the mayor to help settle the labor dispute, said previous union proposals had been merely "measuring sticks." He said the 3,000 drivers employed by 300 companies now want a" wage increase of 20 cents an hour, a 5-cent increase in welfare benefits, and a pension allotment captng. and that the odorless gas must have been seping through the house since the weather turned cold here 10 days ago. The family had felt ill during the past week and Sunday night a doctor treated them for a virus infection. Mrs. Van Poyck, expecting a baby in four months, spent the night with the Krohnes to assist the family. Her husband, Walter Van PoycK, discovered morning. , the tragedy yesterday equal to 5 per cent of the gross payroll. The city's schools, hospitals ant public services were assured emergency fuel deliveries. Coleman Takes Oath of Office -JACKSON, Miss, m— Atty. Gen J. P. Coleman, 42, takes the oatn of office today as one of the state's youngest governors. The ceremony marks the pinnacle of success for a farm boy who pai( for the first semester, afr the OlE Miss law school with a sack of sweet potatoes he harvested. In 17 years, by the time he was 36, Coleman had risen to attorney general, stepping from district attorney to circuit judge and to Supreme Court justice along the way Ten tasters in a London import ing house work all day smelling tasting, and feeling samples o ground tea. NILA NEW: Rr Mri. Mil Lawfeom Kuekey of the junior ttam. Special guests of ttie Manila Lion's Club Wednesday were Hoy lumpe, director of Arkansas Be- labilitatlon Center for the Blind, Lyle Chume, staff member of Little Rock, and Charles Edwards of Conway, Arkansas. Mrs. Arthur Clark entertained with a dinner Sunday complimenting her husband on his 67th birthday. Present for the occasion were Mr and Mrs. Prank Oarth and children, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hark, Jr., and children all of Batesville, Mr. and Mrs. Other Clark and children of Hayti, Mo. Mr and Mrs. Joe Morton and daughter, Margarete, left for then- new home in Sumrherton, S. C., Wednesday. Mr. Morton was manager of the Big Lake National Wildlife Refuge for the past 12 years, Ernest Webb, manager of the Howard Funeral' Service of Manila, had a very close call Wednesday night while working on a water heater, at his home on Susan Ave. Mr. Webb was working, by a light on an extension cord, the cord had been Spliced and left naked, in some way he came in contact with the. naked wire, it knocked him unconscious. Mrs. Webb, who was in the living room, saw him fall over and ran to his aid. George Adams, a neighbor, heard'her. call for help. He gave Mr. Webb, artificial-respiration which the doctor said saved his life. Mr. Webb was rushed to Harris Clinic in Caraway. Mrs. Mae Bunch left for Moorehouse, Mo., where she will spend several weeks with her aunt. Mrs. Leila Henson. Mr. and Mrs. Bryant Stewart and children of Campbell, Mo., were guests of Mr. and Mrs, C. H. Ashabranner. ' Rev W. A. LaGrande, pastor of the St. John's Methodist Church near Manila, conducted a revival at Delfore. .'.. Mrs. Mazie Lindley and Mrs. Qeraldine Bassett visited Mr. and Mrs. A. Li Stout in Prague, Okla. Mrs. Stout accompanied them home. Mr. and Mrs. Birley Ray visited Mrs. Ida Daugnerty in Kennett. Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Hill and son Jirnmie spent Sunday In Foea- hontas visited Mr. Hill's sister, Mrs. Earl Chester, and family. , Mr. and Mrs. Harry Potter have moved from the Brown Community to Elaine, Ark., where they will make their home. ;. Mrs. W. T. Homer was called to Rutherford, Tenn., because of the serious illness of her mother, Mrs, Garrett. Mrs Joe Ashabranner of-Pontl- ac, Mich., arrived in Manila Satin-day to visit .relatives.^.' M/Sgt and Mrs. Kenneth T. Reims and children returned Tuesday from Allenstowi, Pa., where they visited Mrs. Keim's mother, Mrs. Edwin B. Kurtz. Nick Wright entered Kennedy Veterans Hospital in Memphis for treatment. Mrs. Bill Brown, sister of Mr. Wright, went down Friday to be with him. Mrs.'Annie D. Morris visited her daughter and family, Mrs. J. T. Rabdell, in Memphis. Mr.-and Mrs. Garvin Brown of Milligan announce the birth of. a daughter, Linda Faye, born at St. Bernard's Hospital in Jonesboro. Mr. and Mrs. HershallCaldwe.il of Nettleton were weekend guests of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Roe. Joe Rollins, Jr. and Bill Rollins SINGING NO BLUES - Actress Susan Hayward has become recognized as such a flue singer that she may try a nightclub singing tour She earned the reputation as a warbler in "i'li Cry Tomorrow," in which she used her own singing voice for the first time on the screen. G*t mart from lavingt by tnjoying bettor iixom* bam tvtry dollar - yai having thorn at hand, if you should ntod thtm, and alwayi Mf* I 0-9 Current Dividend Rate 3% Blyttieville Federal Savings & Loan Association 200 N. 2*4 St. MMMl-4lil " Wells- 2" fo 16 Irrigation - Industrial - Municipal - Domestic WATER is our BUSINESS Wt 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 Yean to Pay Complete iron removal, filtering awl softening systems built to fit your needs. We have the answer to your need* for greater water volume and pressures. McKinnon Irrigation Co. Phone 112 or 190 — Manila, Ark. Try a Texaco Service Station first! W« Can Supply You with the finest TEXACO HEATING OIL "Let ut power your farm and heat your home" We deliver anywhere In MMMippi Cowity BOB LOGAN "YOUR TIXACO MAN" Mytiwilfe Phmw 3-SSM Joiner Pkone 14« returned to their home.in Horton, Kans., after spending a few days witht heir sisters, Mrs. Clyde Jol- lift and Mrs. L. E. Timberlake. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Rollins, Sr. accompanied them home for a few days. They plan to go on to Shen,- aridoah, la., to visit Mr. and Mrs. Maynard Biggs, brother and sister-in-law of Mrs. Koiiins. Rev. and Mrs. Ed Griffta of Hot Springs" spent last week with their parente, Mr. and Mrs. Will Jolliff and Mr. and Mrs. Will Griffin. Mrs. Eaymond Powers, Mrs. Harry Dunavant and Mrs. Dutch Dennis attended thg Caraway W.S.C.S. at the Methodist Church. Miss Bonnie Hodges, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Everett Brown, was crowned Homecoming Queen by Captain Dean Wagner of the senior basektball team at the homecom, ing game in Tipton Hall. Miss Linda Wagner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. O. B, Wagner, was crowned homecoming queen of the junior basketball by Captain R. T several women were fIctlttoui. H« I n«me« of women weking work from said he just wanted to get acquaint- newspaper want tit .called »nd ol- • -— •• •• - -'-'-linedI fered them Jobs. ed. Officers said the man obta At the recent 4H Club Achievement Banquet in Osceola, the Miligan Ridge quartette sang, "The Boclc and Roll Waltz." They are Misses Judy Dennis, Sue Yarbro, Linda and Shirley Bassett. . • During the display of talent, Miss Sue Yarbro gave a reading, Miss Peggy Hodges and Linda and Shirley Bassett, accompanied by Judy Dennis sang. OKLAHOMA CITY (If) — Police reprimanded and released a 40-year- old man who admitted his offers to AMERICA'S FOREMOST GOSPEL QUARTET! 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