The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 4, 1955 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 4, 1955
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FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1055 BLYTHEV1LLK (ARK.)' COURIER PAGE THKB» Business Forecasts for 1956 Coming Ahead of Schedule By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (AP) — Business forecasts for 1956 are popping out all over the place today — and way ahead of schedule. Businessmen usually don't indulge in the gentle art of soothsaying before mid-December. This year they're out in force already. And with lew exceptions they're predicting a continuation of good times at least until midyear. Some fuess that 1056 will see sizable more prosperity than 1955. Most, however, hold Hint the rale] of gain will slow down from now' on, but with times fully as good and maybe better than at present. Reason Two-Fold The reason people are curious about next year at so early a date may be two-fold: 1. With business so unexpectedly good, many are asking, "How long can it last"; 2. The President's illness focused attention early on what might happen to business hi the coming year. Even at the time he was stricken, most businessmen agreed that the momentum of the boom would carry through the rest of this year. Now, six weeks later, it's generally agreed that business confidence hasn't been weakened. fii tile six weeks there have been announcements of new plans for building more pla'nts and for increasing industrial capacity by adding improved equipment. Industries included in these new plans for construction — much of it, next year are: Steel, oil, chemicals, glass, paper, aluminum, aviation, electrical equipment, motors and utilities. 1,000,000 New Homes With so much building assured, the boom will have one of its props well bolstered. The home building industry also predicts more than one million new homes will be built next year, down only a little from this year. The other big prop, the auto industry, is especially vocal right now with predictions o another big year ahe..d. With all this optimism about good times continuing, there are nevertheless a few cassandras. These warn of trouble spots that might develop: 1. Falling farm income; 2. Soaring record consumer debts and mortgage totals; 3. The chance that the present trend toward building up inventories might lead to a glut and thus to a cutback in orders; 4. The unrest in a world still just testing out "the spirit 01 Geneva"; and 5. The uncertainties that plague every presidential election year and threaten to be unusually worrisome in the coming one. But even the worriers agree that real trouble hasn't shown on the horizon yet. So the businessmen now predicting good times in 1950 i__ny very well be proven right. Romulo Issues Challenge To Teachers Read Courier News Classified Ads. ST. LOUIS Wl — Oen. Carlos P. Romulo told the Missouri State Teachers Assn. yesterday that American teachers can perform a great service by teaching tolerance and good will in dealings with people of other nations. Romulo, the Philippines ambassador to Washington, said Communist influence is winning out In Asia. The way for western powers to recoup, he said. Is to follow the example of the United States in the Philippines. The people there became friendly and loyal to the West, Romulo said, because American respected their dignity and "followed the Golden Rule." "We are all brothers and sisters under the skin, regardless of race," Romulo told the teachers. Tlie association's policy and plans committee reported, at a preliminary, meeting that large imm- bers of Missouri teachers are continuing to leave for better jobs elsewhere. The committee reported also that overcrowded classrooms in Missouri have resulted in "an impaired educational opportunity for boys 1 and girls and difficult working con- Alabamo Fire Fatal To Three BJRMINGPORT, Alu. I* — Three persons died in a spectacular fire which threatened Wednesday night to wipe out this river port 35 miles west of Birmingham. Gasoline fumes exploded, throwing flames more than 100 feet high but three men risked their lives to turn off valves leading into huge gasoline storage tanks and the bla/,e was brought under control. Dead were Felton Thrasher, 46, plant superintendent for the Triangle Refineries, Inc.: his daughter, Tina May, 20; and Olen K. Dodd, 23. Thrasher died in a Birmingham hospital this morning. Bodies of the other two, missing since the blaze began, were found in the debris. No estimate of the damage was available. The blaze began when escaping gasoline fumes seeped into the Thrasher apartment, where dinner was being prepared. An explosion rocked the apartment, above the Triangle offices, and spread quickly to the loading docks nearby. Doctor Sentenced Five to 20 Years In Death of Patient MINNEAPOLIS (/P)—Dr. A. Arnold Axilrod, 50 - year-old Minneapolis dentist, WM convicted yesterday of first degree manslaughter In the strangling of a young woman patient. Axilrod, married and the father of two children, was sentenced to 5 to 20 years in prison immediately after a jury of seven women and five men returned the verdict after deliberating some 50 hours. The defndant was charged with first degree murder in the slaying ditjens for teachers." The association yesterday recommended, that the next state Legislature provide for complete financing of Missouri's new school aid foundation program. GREATEST VALUE EVER! NOT 5% NOT 10To BUT 4 FULL 25% WOOL BLANKETS SAVE $10 DELUXI 25% TRAM f L CANNON , DEEP •CEDAR y:*:?? Wonts Permit Revoked WASHINGTON IJP) — Examiner Elizabeth C. Smith of the Federal Communications Commission yesterday proposed, in effect, that the operating permit of radio station KPLN. Camden, Ark., be revoked because, she said, it is "tainted with fraud and deceit." 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