The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 10, 1956 · Page 3
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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 1956 BLYTHKV1LLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACK THREE ^Creeping Inflation' Has a Bright Spot By SAM DAVVSON NEW YORK (AP) — The price of coffee is on the rise. The cost of coal is giing up in the spring. Men face the chance of paying more for their clothing in the fall. Bottlers of soft drinks and beer will pay more for the glass containers soon. The oil industry debates the wisdom of a hike in crude oil prices which could be reflected in petroleum products later on. But these samples of "creeping inflation" today have one especially bright offset. Meat prices are being cut at retail. Chances are good that next month will see lower prices on several other food items, even If the relif is mostly seasonal. Coffee roasters have listed higher wholesale prices twice in a week. They cite the recent sharp rises in the price of green coffee beans, especially from Central America and Colombia. They say the crops there have been damaged by Earlier, tod much frosts in rain of late. Brazil were blamed for a tightening up of the formerly loose supply situation. Bituminous coal prices are expected to go up April 1. Operators say it will be due to higher wages and increases in their other expenses. Price hikes in various areas will range from 15 to 50 cents a ton. This will bring them back to about in 1948. where they. were Men's clothing prices seem likely to rise in the fall by at least 5 per cent. Wool prices have turned up. The , oil industry is pretty well split over the question of a hike in crude oil prices. Rising costs of drilling for oil and of pumping and delivering it are pointed out as one reason. The recent general increase in wage scales in the industry have added .fuel, to the debate. On the bright side for the consumer is the big rush of livestock lo market. This has tumbled retail meat prices in many cases. And the season for stepped-up production of milk and early fruits and vegetables lies just ahead. MANILA NEWS By Bill Lawhorn Archie Ford, Arkansas State Commissioner of Education, spoke to about 250 teachers of the Mississippi County Teacher's Associa-1 Troop S3 composed of L. 1C. Holt, Hulcn Faulkner, Arnold Sandbothe, Ed McMasters and Joe Homberger, met In the Pleeman Gin office Monday aftertfoon for a short business session. During the business meeting Arthur Eodgers was elected Scoutmaster to replace David Walker, who recently resigned as Scoutmaster. The WMS of First Baptist Church met at the church Tuesday with 24 members present. The president, Mrs. J. H. Griffin, was in charge of the meeting which was opened with group singing, followed by prayer by Mrs. W M. Edwards, Jr. Mrs. Richard Vestal, mission study chairman, is in charge of teaching the book, "Tribes Go Up." She was assisted by Mrs. M. B. Franks, Mrs. B. D. White, Miss Iverna McMiclmel and Mrs. W. L. Thompson. A pot luck luncheon was served at noon. The afternoon study' was closed with prayer by Mrs. John Parker. the Manila Lion's Club, to be »eir guest at lunch Wednesday. Mr. and Mrs. Prank Nowlin surprised their son, Howard Lee, with a chili supper on his 12th birthday Thursday night. Present for the supper were Mr. and Mrs. Milton Towles and children, Tommy, Ellen and Amy, Mr. and Mrs. Herman Alston, Mr. and Mrs H. D. Morgan and daughter of Osceola, Mr. and Mrs. Jim N<nv- lin and son, James, Mr. and Mrs. Mike Thenue, Mary Jane and Jim Wade of Gideon are visiting Mrs. Mike Thcmte this week. Bill Williams entered the Community Hospital in Pnragould Friday where he will undergo surgery. Mrs. Edith Homer and mother, Mrs. Ella Turner, visited Mrs. Mable Homer and family in Jonesboro Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Roy Denton took their baby, Roy Elvis, to the Community Hospital in Paragould Tuesday. The doctor said it had developed pneumonia. R.M.S.Sc and Mrs. Jimmle Mc- At the Monday night meeting of Scout Troop 32, L. K. Holt was a ) special visitor, tion Thursday "afternoon in. the Ma-. He spoke to the boys about pa- nila High School Auditorium- Manila was host school at the regular quarterly meeting of the association. Ford stated many facts to the teachers to help explain the state situation. First, he said, the lack of teachers is explained by an impetus of interest in education in the state of Arkansas as well as other states. This situation is caused more from a a large enrollmentt than from a decrease'in active teachers. W. H. Julian, Jr., who will replace Joe Morton as manager of the Big Lake Wildlife Refuge, arrived in Manila with his family. Mr. and Mrs. Julian have one child. Charles. Julian is a graduate of Texas A. & M. He had been with the U. S. Game and Pish Wildlife Service in Louisiana for the past five years. They made their home at Pilot Town, La. tvol—Le Thomas Liyer aril The Manila High School Bund held its first concert Thursday night. About 100 members of the High School band, said the band had come a long way in its first three, months. Pat Richardson conductor of the :nie. Miss Hettie Jane Nowlin. and | Cain of Son Diego, Calif., arrived Ava' Ann McFall. | in Manila Teusday for a visit with their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Webba nd Mr. and Mrs. Ira Harris. Mr. McCain has a thirty day lur- loush. He will return to San Diego band were present ranging from I for assignment on another ship. fourth to the twelfth grade. Mrs. McCain will remain with her Many diflerent conductors from j parents. out of town were present. Bill j Mr. and Mrs. Bo McCann spent Goodwin conductor of the Senath i Sunday in Yellville visiting Mr. and --•• • Mrs. Jack Tipton. Johnnie Burgess, son of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Burgess, left Tuesday for Waco, Tex., where he will- be band, expressed his surprise at the' employed. ability displayed by his students. < Mr. and Mrs. Dean Pierce were mle. Mrs. Myrtle Pearson who ha» oo- mpleted her college course at Ark- ansai State College, Jonesboro, and will, graduate with the June class, left Manila Saturday, after a few days with friends, for Harrisbtug where she will b« employed as librarian at the Harrisburg School. At the conclusion of the regular meeting of Boy Scout Troop 5« of Milligan Ridge Monday evening with Scoutmaster Raymond Powers in charge, a board of review of advancement was held. The board was George Flagg, Leo Flagg, Kibel Holt and Dutch Dennis, acting chairman. Scouts Tildon White, Doyle Clark and Marion Hoggard successfully Butch Farmer were elected Patrol leaders. Cafrol Carter received his second class badge. i I John Ellis, Norman Thomas and i Dare] Hodges presented the Troop : with a bobcat skin, a gift from • Jim Houston. i The skin will be put on display in i the Scout hut. The Troop received! an invitation from their sponsors, | Mr. and Mrs. Vaughn Hutton of Plainview, Tex., are visiting Mr. Hutton's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Hiittnn. and Mrs. Button's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ben Bice. supper guests of Mv. and Mrs. Robert Edwards in Warden Monday evening. Mike Thomie is spending a few days in Marianna visiting his j brother, Mit Themie, and family, , -. , Mrs. Von L. Shownes and son and his mother, Mrs. Emma The- The Troop Committee of Scout CAUTION! Act Fail When Cough From Common Cold Hangs On Chronic bronchitis may develop if your cough, chest cold, or acute bronchitis is not treated and you .cannot afford to take a chance with any medicine less potent than Creomulsion. 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