FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 1955 BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.V COURIER NEWS PAGE mm House to Open Hearing On Censors/lip Tuesday By WIUJAM K. ARBOGAST WASHINGTON (AP) — Five big federal agencies whose activities affect almost every American will get a chance next week to tell Congress how they deal with the public through information policies. Their public information specialists \vill testify starting next Tuesday before a House committee probing reported "censorship" cases and government information practices in general. Before the -igency spokesmen testify, the commit lee will listen Monday to a roundlnble discussion by a panel of 15 leaders in the field of news dissemination. The comiuiltee has set ;iMde the following four days to i*ive the federal agenci a chanL'e to answer any com phi hits they make and others alrcndy received concerning; difficulty in geuing information. 63 .Agencies Tentatively scheduled to be heard nex* week are the Post Oi- fice Deparunem, ihe Civil Service Commission, the Treasury Department, the Agriculuir.fi Department and perhaps the Department of j Health. Education und Welfare. They are amoiwr 63 agencies and boards which have answered committee questionnaires dealing with public information policies. In answering the questionnaires, the five I'sencie.s s:iid: Agriculture Departinent: "A majo: function 01 the r ' :purtment's public service is the supplying of inform a I ion to those who want or need it." Necessary Policy Po.^t Office Department: "It us ... an established and necessary policy to make available to the press, the Congress, other federal agencies, interrsied groups, and the public generally, ihe widest possible information on ihe department." Treasury Department: "There is no question in our minds thai the American people are entitled to complete information about all Treasury activities e: ^:ept in a few completely understandable categories." Department, of Health: "The people who pay for our services have every right to know how we carry out our responsibilities." Civil Service Commission: "The commission tries to be as helpful as possible in the case of legitimate inquiries." Yes, She Hod Some Valuables EAST MEADOW. N. Y. ,fi — A Hltle old lady showed up at Ihe Meadowbrook Hospital emergency ward Wednesday night Lo have an ailing leg treated.. Doctors at the Nassau County institution gave her some medication. Considering admitting her to the hospital, they asked her if she had any valuables to put in the safe. She started digging into various parts of her clothmg and soon produced 563,000 — of which S25.000 was in $100 bills, $25,000 in S50 bills and S13.000 in assorted denominations. She paid the usual SI.50 lee and was advised to go to a private hospital. Hospital authorities withheld her name, to protect her from'robbers. 1909 1914 1919 1924 1929 1934 1939 194J 1949 1154 WE REALLY PRODUCE NOWADAYS-Wh'en a farmer and non-farm worker work for an hour today, they produce about three times as much as their counterparts did 45 year; ago The. graph above, from National Industrial Conference Board data, shows steady growth of our gross national product in term* ol dollar output per man-hour For example, in 1909. an hour's work by a non- farm worker resulted in 3 product worth about 98 cents. In 19j4. the sami' hour'- work produced about S2.3S worth of goods or services From 1909 to 195-1. factory and other non-farm workers increased their hourly output almost 150 pei cent During Ihe same period farm output rosf more' than HO pei cent. Inset chart *hows that in recenl years, farm productivity has outpaced non- farm "output pei hour Since 1939 Ihe former has advanced at an annual rate ol 3.6 per cent, while non-farm output per man-hour has risen onh 2.5 per cent a year In contra-!, farm output rose at lie rate of onh 1.2 per cent from 1909 to 1939. while factor) output per man advanced at the rate of 1-9 uer cent a year GEM THEATRE "Oseeo/o'j Finest" SAT. NIGHT 10:30 p.m. SUN. •MON. »TUES. November 5,6,7,8 Rogers May Get A New Bank LITTLE ROCK >fi — Investigations by the state Bank Department and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. will start Monday on an application for a new bank at Rogers. Bank Commissioner Dick Simpson said Wednesday. The proposed bank would be known as Farmers and Merchants Sank of Rogers. The president would be Charles Garretl, a wholesale feed merchant. Simpson said if both reports are favorable, a meeting of the state Banking Board will be called. Rogers now has one bank, the Am? icrn iVational. AS BIS AS TEXAS- WHERE IT HAPPENED JANE CHARLTON WYMAN-HESTOli • « .CLAIRE THELMA TREVOR - TECHNTCOLO* ft Northeast Arkansas' Most Popular Theatre Last Times Tonight! at 7:15 and 9:15 p.m. YOU CAN'T STOP THE QUEEN MARY WITH A C1OTHES1INC . . any mot. rhon yo. can k««p a tornado front hitting your Kov*e. ftvt you cpa buy insurance — th» right kind, in Hw right amount. We'll b* gtod to odvit*. NOBLE GILL AGENCY GLENCOE BLDG. 3-6868 G. 0. POETZ OIL CO. FUEL OIL __ "I Sell That Stuff" -_ ^£ tap ^ Phone 2-2089 y Visit Conny's Conoco Strvict, Ash & Division Truman Praises War Work Of Harriman in His Memoirs WASHINGTON !* — The wartime service of New York's Gov. Averell Harrlman draws praise from former President Truman in the first volume of Truman's memoirs. The memoirs, published Wednesday, mentioned Harriman in connection with his hi(?.1 government jobs sorrie years ago — before his present prominence as a Democratic presidential possibility. The book does not touch on Adlat Hailie Selassie Starts 26th Year As Ethopia Chief ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia <&< — Emperor Hailie Selassie yesterday of his accession with crowds of loyal subjects gathered in ihe capital for the event. The diplomatic corps went 10 the palace yesterday to congratulate him. Among the gifts presented to him was a set of silver cups engraved with the U. S. presidential seal from President Eisenhower. Stevenson, the 1D52 nominee. Truman has praised both Stevenson and Harriman as '56 possibilities tor president but his first volume. "Year of'Decision," deals with a period when, he had no contact with Sievenson. Declaring that Harriman performed "vital service" as U, S. ambassador to Moscow in World War II, 'Truman tells of a. White House meeting with the New Yorker April 20, 1945. That was shortly after Truman became president and before thew ar in Europe had ended. Truman quotes Harriman as saying the United States was "faced wuh a barbarian invasion of Europe" by tliL Soviets after the war, and that this country should stand firm against such a move. "1 stopped Harriman to say that f was not afraid of the Russians and that I intended to be firm," Truman recounts. "I would be fair, of course, and anyway the Russian? needed us more than we needed them." 749 New Polio Cases Reported WASHINGTON tfpj—There were 749 new polio cases reported last weefc, a drop of 41 from the preceding week. However, the Public Health Service said yesterday last week's total was far below the 1,324 in ihe corresponding 1954 week. . There had been 26.470 cases reported this year up through Saturday, compared with 34,402 for the corresponding 1954 period, The Communicable Disease Center reported • there had been 965 cases of confirmed polio among persons who had been given the Salk anti-polio vaccine, with 280 of them paralytic. Chartered Bus Hits Truck; One Nurse Is Killed CHARLOTTE. N. C. '.-Pi — A chartered bus loaded with student nurses frqm Charlotte crashed into a truck 15 miles north of here yesterday. One nurse was killed and 32 were injured. Some of those hurt are in critical condition. The riead nurse was identified as Clara Jean Dililngham, 19, of Rte. 2, eWaverville, N. C. The bus was demolished. Ambulances took the injured to hospitals in Concord. 7 miles north of the accident scene, and in Charlotte. The nurses werea board an Atlantic Greyhound'bus returning to Charlotte Irom Winston-Salem, N. C.. where they had attended the convention of the North Carolina Nurses Assn. 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The school if operated at Camp Mackall, N.C.. with a special Army unit from Fort Bragg participating as the enemy. Fliers 30 through the training program in groups of 60. Photo from Naval Aviation News. WHY NOT? Yes. why not shop Safewaj every week for all of your food needs? Each and every item sold at Safeway must completely satisfy you in every way, or your money back. And you'll be mighty happy when you see how far your food dollar goes at the Blytheville Safeway Store. On all counts, it pays to shop Safeway. Saturday Only! Tender White Kernels BANJO HOMINY 3-25? Taste Tells Brand MEXICAN BEANS 2 "2ft Fancy Arkansas Grown SHOWBOAT RIGE 2£-28< Captain's Choice FISH STICKS 3 '& '1.00 Jekyll Large GREEN SHRIMP "#1.69 Highway Brand APPLESAUCE 8-1.00 Alma Brand- BLACKEYEPEAS 8-1.00 Ocean Spray CRANBERRY SAUCE 5'-1 M Highway Green and White LIMA BEANS 8-1.00 Highway Cut SWEET POTATOES 4-50? DON'T FORGET! 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