The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 26, 1955 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, October 26, 1955
Page 9
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I WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1955 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACK NINE Saturation Point Near in Purchase Of Durable Goods? By SAM DAYVSON NEW YORK (AP) — Consumer durables saturation — three big words that mean: How many more autos, TV sets, kitchen and laundry appliances can and will the American people buy? The stock at durable goods they now own is the largest in history. , At present they are spending 35 billion dollars a year for more. Some economists fear that the saturation point may be near. They argue that most folk who need these things have them by now. But economists at the Chase Manhattan Bank in New York point out that "The American consumer, when his income rises, seems to possess an almost limitless capacity to use it." in the bank's quarterly review of business they also observe that producers are equally resourceful in inventing new and improved appliances and other products with which to tempt the consumer. ' Numbers Impressive Both the number of families already possessing these gadgets and the amount being spent a year for more is impressive. About 10 per cent of all American families own an automobile, and 12 per cent of these own more than one. At the moment Americans are spending IB 1 ,-, billion dollars a year in buying cars. The housewife is now spending more thari four billion dollars a year on kitchen and household appliances and two billion for furniture. But the bank economists say this doesn't mean that the market for these goods is drying up. They note that in 1954 two thirds of all refrigerator sales were for replacement. And 83 per cent of new car buyers traded In an old car. (Economists at the First National City Bank of New York, estimate there are around six million prewar cars on the roads—candidates for scrapping.) New Fields The Chase Manhattan men also point to new fields far from the saturation point: clothes dryers and aircondltioners are owned by only four percent of our families, and dishwashers by three per cent. The Vacuum. Cleaner Manufacturers' Assn. notes today in Cleveland that factory sales of this product are braking records this fall. In September sales ran 29 per cent higher than the year before, and for the first nine months of this year sales topped the like period of 1954 by 23 per cent. The Radio-Electronics-Television Manufacturer's Assn.'s president. H. Leslie Hoffman, predicts that eight million TV sets will be turned out this year for a new record. .Give Americans more spending money and offer them new or better gadgets self a sale. -and you've got your- United Air Lines Jo Purchase 30 Jet Airliners CHICAGO (fl — Thirty 560-mile•n-hour Jet airline™ coating 115 million dollar* have been ordered by United Air Lines from the Douglas Aircraft Co. Delivery is scheduled to start in May 1969, UAL President W. A. Patterson said yesterday. He said they .will begin flying between principal American citiei and Hawaii by November 1868. United is the first domestic airline to order Jet transports and the contract is the largest Jet airliner order yet placed with a single aircraft manufacturer. The UAL planes, Douglas DCSs, will carry 112 first-class passengers or 140 tourist passngers at cruising speeds of 550 to 515 miles per hour. The airline expects to cut ite schedules from Los Angeles to New York from the present 7 2/3 hours to 4',4 hours with Jets. Policy Holders Must Pay Debts AUSTIN, Tex. HP)—More than 15,- j 000 people who bought policies from ' an insurance firm which went broke have been ordered to help pay off the $495,148 of debts. Dist. Judge Charles O. Betts ordered the assessments against former policy holders of Pioneer Western Mutual Insurance Co., now defunct. MISSOURI JUDGE — Fred L. Henley, 44. Caruthersvllle attorney, has been appointed by Missouri Governor Phil Donnelly as circuit judge of the 38th Judicial District, comprised of Pemiscot and New Madrid counties. (Photo by Sanders) Mrs. L. H. Ooodson returned from Dallas where she had been visiting her husband, who is employed there. She stopped in Little Rock and brought her mother, Mrs. W. L. Thompson, home. Mrs. Thompson had been visiting another daughter, Mrs. Arthur Smith, and family. Mr. and Mrs. John Atkinson left for their home in Detroit after a ten-day visit with Mrs. Atkinson's parents, Mr. and Mrs. O. M. Oal- loway. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Galloway visited in Sikeston. Rev. Harold Spence, pastor of First Methodist Church, spoke to the sub-district Young Adult Fellowship at Trumann Methodist Church, Tuesday night. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Goodwin of Senath are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Pat Richardson. Mr.. Goodwin is band director at Senath High School. Mrs Ruby Smith was taken to Sanders Clinic Wednesday. She was accompanied by Mrs. Haywood Ashabranner. Mrs. Milton Towles took Mrs. Smith's mother, Mrs. Ernest Bedwell, in her car. Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Blake became parents of a seven and a half pound boy Monday at Ratton's Hospital. His name is Stevie Wayne. His maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Eutah Evans and paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Dewey Blake. Snakes Make Fine Pets, So Says the Coed PROVO, Utah (/?) — At Brigham Young University here, they've got a. coed who keeps snakes in her room. She's Donna Taylor of McGlU, Nev., who keeps a drymarchon corals couper—that's an idogo-colored snake from Florida—as a pet, along with an ordinary garter snake as its companion. Donna says the D. C. C. "is just about the cleanest pet anyone could ask for. It will keep mice out of the house, is quiet, and does not eat much. "Cows trample, dogs bite, cats bite and scratch, and mice carry germs. But a nonpoisonous snake of this kind cannot possibly hurt a person." Fed by a Maiden So sacred is considered the person of the tohunga (priest or doctor) among the Maoris of New Zealand that he Isn't permitted to touch his food. His feeding is accomplished with a long spoon held in the hands of a village maiden selected for that purpose. Mrs. Elizabith Brotherton entertained with & surprise miscellaneous shower at her home recently complimenting Mrs. Mame Ode]!, a patient at the Veach Nursing home. The home was decorated with flowers and the dining table was centered with an arrangement of surprise lillies. Mrs. Margaret Lamb, sister of Mis. Odell, received gifts for her sister. The hostess served cake and cof. fee. Postmaster Joe H. Hornberger returned home recently . after attending the National Association of Postmasters meeting. Mr. Hornberger is secretary of the Arkansas chapter and went as a delegate from Arkansas. He was accompanied as far as Memphis by Mrs. Hornberger. W. P. Homer, agent for Union Life Insurance of Little Rock, was named one of the top 12 salesmen for the month. Mr. and Mrs. Bob Galloway and daughter, Pamela Sue of San Diego, arrived in Manila this week to visit relatives. Mr. Galloway left Wednesday for New York where he will attend school for six months He is employed by Pan American Airways. Mrs. James Pelts of the west Mississippi County Health Unit In Manila .and Miss Ola Rae Tweedle, W B Summerville and Phil Wac tor of the Health Unit in Blythe ville attended two days of the sev enth annual meeting of the Arkan sas Public Health Association in Special BEER Prices FALSTAFF and GRIESEDIECK BROS. $025 24 btte. V Phillip Applebaum Liquor Store 110 S. Fifth Ph. 3-9641 EXPERT WATER PUMP REPAIR Hubbard Hardware Phone 2-2015 BUFFORD SHOE SHOP REPAIRING - CLEANING DYEING ill i. because the man-not the clothes- should relax Bolanted Tailoring mokes TIMELYdCLOTHES' look belter...longer NONCHALANT® SPORTS JACKETS WITH BALANCED TAILORING BY TIMELY CLOTHES They look easy-going, but—with Balanced Tailoring—their new, mote natural lines won't yield a bit over the seasons. This scw- manship teams hand and machine tailoring to preserve the original casual look against time, waw, and tear. 39 s * 45°° Where the Man Who Know*—Buys His Clothes R. D. Hughes Co. Mtns and Boys W«ar ilttle Rock. Manila Lodge No. 588 met for Its egular Communication at tlie Ma- onfc Temple./ Stanley Fradenberg presented the jOdge with three Pedestals of solid edar, which are better known as LaiioriS to Masons. Mr. Fradenberg, with the help of ohn Ellis, Boy Veach and Joe lark, revarnlshed the stations and 11 the chairs belonging to the odge for the occasion. Manila Lumber Company donat- dt he varnish. At the meeting on September 2th, Rev. M. S. Lloyd presented he lodge with a cedar gavel made rom the Cedar of Lebanon which e purchased while on a tour of the ioly Lands. Rev. Lloyd will show slides of he lour at a later date. One Future Farmer from Manila as a guest for luncheon in Kansas City Oct. 12, at the general offices f the H. D. Lee company, manu- acturer of work clothing. The Manila youth was in Kansas City this week as part of the 10,000 Embassy Employe Is Accused Of Aiding Burgess, Maclean LONDON MV-A Labor member of Parliament yesterday accused fl former member of the British embassy staff in WnsniiiKton of Unins ° ft spies Guy Burijtss and Donald Maclean that they were under investigation. Lt. Col. Marcus Lipton named Harold Philby, former first secretary of the embassy in Washington, as being the "third man" in the case. Burgess and Maclean, high ranking British Foreign Office officials, disappeared in May, 1951 and are presumed behind the Iron Curtain. A recent government, white paper accused them of spying for the Kremlin for many years. Shortly alter pa/liament recon- vened from Its two-month summer •ecess. Liplon tangled with Prime Minister Eden on the lied spy case. Eden rejected a demand by the Laborite for the appointment of a special parliamentary committee to nvestigate tne case. The Prime Minister added: "The government themselves take the view that it is desirable to have a debate on this subject, in which delegates to the national convention of the Future Farmers of America. The Future Farmer from the Manila area who was a guest at the luncheon was Danny Bourland, Route No. 1, Manila. : YQtlK ntlENOtY THEATRE Northeast Arkansas' Most Popular Theatre Tonight and Thursday At 7:00 and 9:00 P.M. The story of the KISS that changed the destiny of the West! CO-STARHING REX REASON-MARTHA HYEIU MA* SHED I personally, u Prim* shall be glad to take purt." Burgew and Maclean dluppmrcd while Herbert Morrl»on w« tordgn secretary In the old Labor government. The case extended through Eden's tenure as loreign secretary under former Prime "Mlnitttr Churchill and alao runs Into ttie tenure of Harold Macmlllan, the present foreign secretary. Get the Best for less THAHV * INVENTORY REDUCTION SALE! Discounts Up to Adults 50c r™ MOVIE OSCEOLA, ARKANSAS TONIGHT & THURSDAY DARING ADULT ENTERTAINMENT \ jeorurm S BETTY PAGE , TRUOY WAYNE • CHUIS UCWtS-CHtWr KMCXT ' VICKIE LYNN teed la* impersonator Produced and Or'f*cfed by IRVING IPTEASE MEENnNAa THIS DARING EXPOSE! "DELINQUENT DAUGHTERS '56 Chevrolet streaks up Pikes Peak to new record! F1FI D'ORSAY — JUNE CARLSON What you see here is automobile history in the making. For this is an actual on- the-scene shot of a camouflaged '56 Chevrolet shattering the Pikes Peak record in a dramatic, top-secret run, supervised and certified by NASCAR*. Here's record-breaking proof that this '56 Chevrolet has the power, cornering ability, and sureness of control that will make your driving safer and more fun. And you can see and drive it soon now. Just wait I •Nnli'onal Atiothlian tar Sleek Car Aula Boeing wnni« offlrJofi etrlided th« pttlarmantf of (hit praproduefion mod*/. A RECORD-BREAKING NEW CHEVROLET FRIDAY, NOV. 4 The hot one's even hotter! SULLIVAN-NELSON CHEVROLET CO. 301 W. Walnut Phone 3-4S78 -ON- Frigidaire Refrigerators, Rangers, Dryers, Washers, Water Heaters. FRIGIDAIRE 20 cu. ft. Reach-In Refrigerator * Maytag Freezers, Gat Rangci, Dryers, Ironers _i_B«n Hur Freeiers ' Duo-Therm oil heaters, ga* floor furnaces, gat hot water heater* Youngstown di»h- 'washeri, garbage disposal units, cabinets and linki Lewyt Vacuum k Cleaner* RCA & Admiral Television Used Ranges - TV Refrigerators - Washers Vacuum Cleaners * RCA Tape Re< L carders * RCA & Columbia Hi-Fi record players _i,Baldwin & Pool* ~^\ Pianos ^Jacobsen Lawn Mowers r Electric & Gal ' motors r Automatic shot guns & rifles * Club aluminum utensil lets * Records—grab bag, 6 for $1.00 Adams Appliance Co. "We Service \Vh«t We Sell" 208 - 08 W. Mtin Ph. HOT!

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