The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 7, 1944 · Page 5
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.WEDNESDAY, JUN13 7, 1044 Cannery Opens JBLYTHEV1LLE (ARK:); COURIER NEWS Facilities Available For Community Use ^ Five Days Each Week The Holland Community Can- JJcry. spon.voied by (lie State Board of Vocational Education and mulcr the supervision of (lie Vocational Agricultural DeparlinciH. is now 0|)cn five atiyn encli' iveek, R E nidge, itupervir/ir, announced lo- clay. The public is invltod to use the community cannery, but the following rules must be observed Mr Hidse said: Persons using the canning center must furnish the necessary Jiclp to prepare the foods for canning; nil persons are expected (o remain at the cannery until the food Is ready to lake home; persons having r;!ass jars may use them Tor any product they dcsliv. It is jiot iiecMsnry t.i cnn in tin cans unless yon so desire; there will be a two-cent charge lor each can or jar canned regardless of size. This chargo is to ljel|> ]wy for fuel, lights and water; the cannery will be ojien from 'Monday until Saturday of each w:ek, therefore it is not necessary to notify anyone that you are going to can; all foods must be packed in cans and in the cookers by three o'clock. This is in order that the instructor will not be kept overtime, and the food will have plenty of time to process. Patrons may use the facilities far washing and preparing all foods. The instructor has recently completed a canning course auit has the latest information on up- to-dnte strain canning, (he supervisor added. Civilian D-Day At Texarkana Attracts Stars TEXARKANA, June 7 (U.P.)—A galaxy of stars will be on hand to help Texarkana celebrate civilian D-Dfiy for treasury representatives have announced additional name* of radio and motion picture nt.T'E who are to participate in a broadcast from Texarkana. Representatives say the list is subject to possible last minute change but as it stands now those wild are to accompany Orson Wells to Texarkana include: Walter Huston, Walter Pidgeon, Susan Hayward, Danny "" Gloria Jean, _ u „ „ Joseph Cotton, joe E. Brown and Kecman Wyrm. Secretary of the Treasury Mor- gcnlmui, who 'is coming to Texarkana for the Civilian D-Day ceremonies, also,will take part in the broadcast. Kaye, Ray Collins, Agnes Moorehoad, Undress Uniform Modern Madonna A young Italian mother, driven from Miniurno when battle railed through the town, is pictured feeding her baby on her lap upon i her return to the (own when Allis captured it. .She, and hundreds ol other civilian refugees will be cured for by Allied Military Government. * EPSON IN WASHINGTON Building Will Boom—Maybe BV I'liTEIl liDSON Courier News Washington Correspondent Is this much-vaunted postwar housing development a sure shot or a myth? Is it necessary? Is it a great field for postwar investment nnd employment? Or will tlie building industry be a long lime recovering from its wartime restrictions? Disregarding entirely (he question of whether there shall be bigger and better public housing programs, the first question is whether there will be any super-duper housing development at nil, or just slow, steady growth. The customary quick answer to these questions has up to now been that a tremendous building boom Is inevitable. John B. Blandford Jr., National Housing • Agency administrator, foresees the need at from 1,000,000 to 1,500.00 licw homes a year. The old "one-third of a nation ill-housed" line would call for 13,00,000 new or remodeled dwelling milts to supplement the 32,000,0000 now . standing.. AVonder T niair Henry J. Kaiser sees housing as something "to keep millions cm- ployed for years." Irving W. Clarfc of West ing house foresees tlie building of a million new houses a year for 10 years, plus moderation of ail the 32,000,000 dwellings now standing. AH wonderful if . lately, however, a note of realistic caution has crept into this familiar Jargon of optimism. The National Association of Real Estate i \. -* County Airmen Recall Visits In New Guinea An "old-time Mississippi CouHly party" Is (he Joyful prospect of several boy.s from this section-when (hey all gather from their-jienrhy cnmus In New Quitted, dipt. Olmrles Stilicnger of Osccola, who returned lo (he States Saturday, told Mrs. j. E. Crook when he visited her recently to bring her news of her son, Cnpt. -Jimmy Crook, who is distinguishing himself with the tamed "Jolly nogers" Hying group. Her second visitor )nst week who served overseas with her son, Cnp- tnln Sullcngci- was preceded by Sergt. Bob Scncr, now stalloncd nl Ihc mylhcvllte Army Air Field. He also was a member of the "Jolly Hosiers" group, nnd Hew buck to the Stnlea Colonel nogers, for several years lo develop anything like a mythical ill-cam house with nil the gadgets of full Insulation, nir condlllonlng, plumbing, cooking and refrigeration which the architects have on thcli drawing boards. Some practical real cslntc men are inclined (o debunk even this. They think that people will still continue to want a conventional while colonial collage will) green shutters. Under Hammer and Sickle? Report* that el lenst ono Amcrlcnn cruiser Imd licoti (rnnslericd lo the government of Soviet Uussln mimed Ihc U. S, S. Milwaukee, . obovc, ns tho ship involved In ihe iillogcd denl. whom (ho unit was named. Oilier Mississippi County men Hint cnpliiin SulleiiBer (old of sec- ing were Capt. Mi\l Mcllwnln and Cnpt. Eugene Hood, who Is sln- tloncd In n nearby camp. After a 20-dny leave ivhlcli ho will spenil nt the homo of his pur- cms. Mr. and Mrs. Cluirlcs Siillcn- EW Sr., of Oaceola, Cnptnln Hull- eiiKCr will report to Miami llench Women engaged in ui-rluiltnrnl omipiillons In March numbered f'BO.OOO. n decrease of 100,000 below the March, 1043, level of no- Keeping Up With The Men In Service I'fc. llryiint Sknvml Jr., hits itr- Iml In Knglnml according to ln- IniniiUliin rcuolvril by Mr. and MB*. Drynul ol Dlythevllle. Horn!. Ills StewurL A. Clcorgc Jr., sol of Mr. uiul Mrs. George Sr. of •-tixorii now Is stationed with the vlnth Air l''orco Service Command n England where he Is an arum nspeclon with nn Onlmmcc Com- xuiy. A graduate of (lie hiixorn ilBh school In 1030 Sergeant George iltered Ihc Arjny In \SK. With his Intensive Army Att Forces basic (raining iilrcndy bc- ilnd him. 1'vt. Tom A. Little Jr., son ot Mr. nml Mrs. Tom A, Lltllc Sr., of lllylhevllle, lius begun nlr- l>liuio mechnuleul training nt Kccs- Icr Field's huijc 1121 Liljerntor bomber school nt ulloxl, Miss. Private t,lt(li> wan selected for the course on the basis of Ills excellent, marks received on the Army mc- t'liunlcul aptitude le.sts. The courfic :>t Ihln unit of llm Army Air Forces Training Command will extend over upproxlmutcly n weeks imd will Include twining in all phnscs of "(li'sl echelon" maintenance, ol U-Ii« fjlbei'iitors. Hlcluml U. Cmtg. BOH of Mr. niu! Airs. D. Craig of Rl. 1, Dyess, Ark, was nmoiijT the recent gra'iJu*{*v 'rom an Intensive course ol slznil- nan training at recent «rvle* ' school exercises a( Great lakes ' NiwnJ Training ,'Station,,,, Great Lnfcos, III. Graduates are'sent to sea, to shore stations or to' ad- ' vanced scliooN'/or a'cilve duty or furllier training, '_ ' ' *' " ' ' Corp. Hcrsohcl E Thompson, son' ol G. W. ThomiKQn ol Rt. 1, Bly-" Dicvllle, noiv Is ttstloned at art'/ir' Service Command station L'sooie-'" where In England", where - he Is. soi'vliiK with the Military Poilcel -- HtM Couner mwt V»ut M» OCCUPATION*!. SKIH IIRIUTIIN CHECK ITCHINQ-BURNINa . llio nnliacuUc—stimulating way'.vitb !*• mom IJtnoK nml While Ointment; Quickly rrllovG* Irritation Promote* hetllrurA I'm only us directed. Glume <]«lly- with (Acnouq Hlnck ami Whit«8kln8o*p.' BLACK m WHITE ;!•"„ NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS Termites may lie riilriinR your property. Call me f<v check-up wllluml cos( or ohligadon. IIAT8, MICK AN!) liOAOH CONTROL tiUAKANTlMI) WORK H. C. BLANKENSHIP 108 K. Kciiluckj Pbon* UM vey on the present housing shortage Tlie loenl hoards reported n shortage of single family dwellings in 92 per cent of the communities, a shortage of apartments in 88 per cent. In only 2 per cent an ( t 1 per cent, respectively, were surpluses reported. The total shortage is cs- limnted at eight houses nn<l three apartments—n total of 11 uiiils— per 1000 population nnd the great puzzle is where all these people now wanting shelter lived before. In war production centers this housing shortage is so' acute that there is now an inflation in values of urban homes and n resulting inflation in mortgage lending, according to John II. Falicy, commissioner of tlie Federal Home Loan Bank Administration. This is a boom similar to that which developed in the I920's and which caused all Ihe mortgage forcclos-; urcs, etc., in the 1030's. This is a' definite danger sign. There are a number of other factors which daub the postwar rain-, bow wilh'black. After the war, millions ,oi people,-aren't going to be : abie or want to iivc where they are living nnd working now. No builder or real estate operator' would know where to build tomorrow's dream houses even if he could gel the labor and materials. CAN'T KUII.n FOK UNKNOWN' INCOMES Further, wage incomes arc higher now than they may be after tho war and workers are able to pay higher rents now than they could uoaids has just completed a sur- |r.ito.; c!m predict what vcy of 376 cities covering half the levels he should build for. in the 1930's. No real estate opc- income urban population of the country and come up with the rather alarming prediction that the number of. new dwellings which may actually be built will average only 300,000 units anmialy for the first 10 postwar years. WHERE DID. THEY ALL LIVE BEFORE? For proper perspective this dire There is an estimated full year's accumulated repair work to be done on housing already standing before any appreciable new con- structloon is undertaken after the war. That is a national, threc-bil- lion-dollar job in itself. Finally, the "house of tomorrow" has not yet been built, even on an experimental basis. War restrictions prophecy should bc'coupleT withjon the use" oTbuilding materials other findings from the same sur-i have prevented Hint, It may take His "birthday suit" becomes the uniform of the day for Fvt. Hugo Scappaticci, of Mamaroneck, N. Y., as he totes sandbags for a ramp construction job in Dutch New Guinea after Allied troops had seized area from Japs,. OLIVER FAKJI EQUIP3IKNT Sales and Service HARRISON AUTO 1'AIITS CO. 517 W. Ash I'lioiie Z55S Spring and Sommer r i/Nt -uP Save fJasoline . . . S.'ive Tires. (Jet All-roumi Rcltcr I'crfnrmance! T-1. SEAY MOTOR CO. 121 >7. .\«h Pirt* <* Jtrrrlce 2122 -,—n Ivvcry detail of the work Is slowlv, perfect- \f done with modern cqui|)- men!. The best materials rind leathers used. Only highly skilled operatives do llic work. If you want long additional wear with comfort—utilize our WELDING! * Acetylene Welding * Electric Welding * Cold Welding Ilcst Equipment—Best Machinists—Ilcsl Work Delta Implements, Inc. Premium Wheat PLUS Fine Milling EQUALS Shibley's Best FLOUR - - - The flour that needs less shortening! Of All Kinds. BARKSDALE MFG. CO. Rlylhcvillc, Ark. I I _^ - . •• ,' . , • •• • • * •) Rice Means More to Southern Brides H ERE, in the South, rice is more than a symbolic adjunct jto the marriage ceremony. A product of the vast Southern rice fields—it exerts far-reaching economic effects upon thousands of people in this section of the nation. Since 1904, when Arkansas first started growing rice, it has become an increasingly important and profitable crop. In 1942 this State produced 12,6-12,000 bushels of rice which resulted in a cash income of $16,821,000—a rise of more than $5,500,000 over 1941! Government experimental stations have already done much toward improving the quality and quantity of American rice. Every day science is finding new and exciting uses for rice and its many by-producta. Aa a result, the postwar future of the rice industry in Arkansas gives every promise of being a bright one—one which should bring better, more profitable jobs to the people of tlib State and contribute generously to the new prosperity of the entire South A Greater South Is In the Making Typical of many progressive Southern industries, Lion Oil Refining Company, through constant research and experimentation, has succeeded in developing and is now producing from Southern crude oil, several components of 100 octane gasoline ... vastly improved lubricanfa ... Butadiene, the basis of Buna-S synthetic rubber . . . ingredients for explosives... nnd other vital materials required 'for war. From these activities have come increased employment and expanded payrolls! From them wilt also come post- Victory products destined to contribute materially to the-greater industrial and economic advancement of the South! PRESIDENT Hcadquor/eri of lion Oi! Refining Company, El Dorado, Arkansas—nervo cen/er of a far-flung organfcol/on— where plans affecting poilwar oporoh'om of field ami refinery forces; fransporlafion elements and hundred! of Servico Slaliom; are now fcei'ng comDlelea", LION OIL RE FU ^ I N G C O M * A N Y, EL DORADO • ARKANSAS TUNE IN "SUNDAY DOWN SOUTH", rodio i n «,. Sc.ih.rn mamtr , broua hi,» you ,«h Way o. 5i oo f .m «VM iht ll<xi N.lwork, St, )w Ita, ctaltr lor NstvroMfe Molor Oil end other lion pr«<l«lt-S9vlh«m Modt {or Sovlh.m Trad fc FOR YOU* COUKIKV

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