The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 22, 1952 · Page 3
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THURSDAY, MAY 22, 1952 Buying Future /.oo/cs Brighter for Arkansans As Some Prices Drop, Earnings Start Rise By UOU'AKU RKAVKS (ARK.) COURIER NEWS By UOH'AKIJ GKAVKS LITTLE ROCK (Al')_The buying future looks brighter for Arkansans; An Associated Press survey shows food prices are declining, earnings are up and industrial employes are working more. «„, i Ti ' e C °r St <i f funlisl "'"g the average home shows no tendonciw of advancing:, according to a check with furniture, household and drygoods wholesalers. Cosmic Rays, Boiling Blood Lurk For First Traveler into Space - e Stafll ? li ™ bclie \' e «f™"ral living conditions drnn 1 f drop 10 per cent in the nation. As a whole, food prices have dropped from 2>< 2 to 3 per com in this slate since last year L C Bauer, managing director'of' the Arkansas Chain Stores Council said. V • ' Some 1'rkts Kail Off "Pork, poultry and citrus prices nave fiillcn off," he said. "Prices in general, are leveling off and business is more competitive. "Prices in a great many instances are held down by OPs'ceilin'gs but many items in Arkansas are selling below ceiling prices." Briber said supply and demand is in betler balance now. W. H. Humphries, secretary ofi !""•• »unm me the Arkansas wholesale ameers' nl : xt 60 dil J' s alld lhat car batteries some although there has been no noticeable effect yet. The Federal Reserve Board recently lifted the regulation which called for high down payments and a short time to pay on autos and household appliances. Lyon said dishwashers, garbage disposals, automatic wasliers and even the conventional washers --have declined in price during the past year. CLEVELAND «, _ Poisonous ozone, cosmic rays, boiling blood and drowning in the water of one's own body are a few of ihe hngnrds awaiting the first man to fly to the moon, says an aullioi-ity on the earth's upper atmosphere. What's more. Or. Clayton s White snid in an Interview, At 22,000 /eel tile barometric pressure is down so much Hist decompression sickness hits the! pilot. His blood noils and (here is no room for anything but water in his lungs, causing him lo drown. Around 60.000 feet there is a poisonous concentration of ozone. - ••• "*« *iivci view once ••-*«•.? ^.uitv^ituiviLuii ui ozone the pilot, of Ihe future loaves the,' Above (hat is intensive ultraviolet earth's Hlmosnlicrc he must con- 1 "«r.uioiei tend with oilier flying Di-. White. Lovelace Clinic N.M., addressed speeding meteors and bodies. research director of In Albuquerque, joint meeting The car owner in need of new tires or a battery probably should wait until June to buy Diem. EiiKctie Smith, sales manager of Crow-Burlingamc Co., said tires will decrease in price within the e ransas Wholesale ameers' nx il J' s alld that car batteries Association, said: "Pood will easel "'.'" be down b y June 1. He snid he a little when new crops come in. f ditl " ol anticipate any reduction in Most of the fresh vegetables eaten ! °' ner automobile accessories, in Arkansas now come from out of " the present ceiling B "When u. S. No. 1 potatoes were taken out of regular channels because of Office of Price Stabilization ceiling prices, they were put on JUie Ijlnek market." Humphries add^ed. "As a result they are selling at wholesale about two to three dollars more a hundred." Makeup Is 13 I'er Ccni He said the wholesale price markup across the board is 13 percent as compared to 15 per cent a year ago. OPS Monday okayed hikes of from one lo two cents a can on certain canned food items. But Humphries reported that wholesale and retail prices or canned goods m the Arkansas trade area are already below prices. Miss Grace Ferguson. Arkansas representative of the Bureau of La- Past year from $41.36 a week to 545.58. "The employe is now working 40.7 hours a week in comparison v,-ith 33.3 hours a year ago." Miss Ferguson said, and the hourly wa"e is lip from SI.08 lo SI.12. She added that total employment in stale industries has fallen off «-;th the lumber industry noticing the greatest loss, in 1951, 313 000 people were in Arkansas inS'istries with only 301.800 employed now A Little Rock electrical appliance wholesaler. Prank Lyon, reported the cost of refrigerators is down .about 25 per cent. He said several manufacturers hnve closed iiieir factories because of an over-abundance of refrigerators. Credit Ease to Help He snid Ihe recent suspension of credit Regulation W would help He snid raw rubber, which cost up lo 87(i cents in November. 1S51 is now 43',!, cents, wholesale. No Furniture Advance "There is no tendency toward an advance in prices of furniture," M. H, Thompson, vice president of Fones Bros. Hardware Co., said. "There has been a general leveling off from the peak reached in 1951." he explained. "Most people arc buying close to the belt," Thompson said. Government economisls say there will be a 5 to 10 per cent'cut in man's fall woolen suits. C. R. Bayer of the Berry Dry Goods Co., said there is nothing to indicate a lower price in denim garments. Cotton Controls Relaxed OPS announced Monday the suspension of price control's on raw cotton and practically all textiles Airs, fclois Martin, head of the ladies-ready-to-wear department of Berry s. said items in her department are priced the same us two years ago. The cigarette smoker received a blow Monday when OPS announced that Arkansas cigarette dealers! may continue to use prices fixed! by ihe slate's fair (rade law The Arkansas Cigaretle Sales Act of 19ol .put cigarette prices nt «' per cent above the basic cost lo retailers. - — eeng of the Institute of Aeronautical Sciences and the Cleveland Acad- er.iy of Medicine here last night. He said getting a rocket ship Into the upper atmosphere is feasible, but a great many problem must be solved before man can survive there— such us these: to Oxygen starts to run ou( at 8,000 liRht from which earth dwellers are protected by the Atmosphere' I Then come X-rays from the- sini' and cosmic rays in high concentration. However. Dr. While concluded, if any nalion can get a ship into the upper regions, it should be the United States. on "Knemies" Ancient Egyptians painted the figure ot an en-my on trje soles rf - Ihcir sandil could insult ig him under JTS-,",', 1 ,,,""' 5: - « if«» S DREIFUS Now Many Wear FALSE TEETH With little Worry Eat. Ulk. l Mlgh or 61)MM W | lh '. «f 01 insecure Inlse tecili' dropp'ln- l«t« n8 fl?f,, WC " S - FASTi =ETH hows i»tu mmec and more romronably. This plMMnt p 0 ». der has „„„„,,* EOOty. pasty tsste or feeling TooeS oT^Er"™'' 8 '""'"" < non -»<«» _ 1 _ • " "'"' """B 5t <"-« Cool and Tough, Ideal for Summ«r Tlic genuine Nylon mc ?h in lliis lightweight Jarman "l-cisual" style lela in evcr>- coolii.g hrccze lo Veep you more comforlaWc en summer's hoi Hays. In ll\is smart tlioe you'll enjoy mile aflrr mile of cool walking pleasure. Come in today and be txjierllj- fated in a pair. 13 KELLEY'S Vour Friendly Shorn Stort in BlyfherilU 95 Friday Saturday Graduation RESISTANT Samsonifc LUGGAGE Dependable 1"^ TRAVEL ALARM Sflc Weekly M4.95- 25c W eekly $31.95 DJEIFUS VMS I \I\|.\ M PAGE THREE * 4 * STAR * STORES FOUR OF YOUR HOME-OWNED GROCERY STORES Toilet Tissue Diamond Softex Best Grade - Very Special! 4 ROLLS FRYERS Tender, fully dressed young fryers Eberdt's GATEWAY STORE 2101 Hose Street Cecil Lowe's GRO. & MKT. 532 No. fith Street Luttrell's GRO. & MKT. & C'hickasawba S Strawberries Libby's fresh frozen strawberries 12 OZ. PKG. 4 * STAR SPECIALS! For tool summer meals FRESH BOLOGNA Ih 390 At Pickard's Luttrell's Lowe's Eberdt's Another menu idea CHUM SALMON tall can Joan of Arc 450 KIDNEY BEAKS At I'i'ckard's, I.uUrcll's. Lowe's ElierrltV o. . i PUREFRESHLARD '4 lta 590 TOMATOES, Wlutc cream style ,,.. Blimp AAHtl limit l-nr Ihe lies I," Hunt's PRIDE CORN . No ri60 TOMATO SAUCE 3 .lack Sprat p i> TOMATO JUICE ';- 250 FRESH BANANAS 2 sjieciiil desserts o. 300 . can 100 r li • FRESH* ,, . , ,, 290 EAGLE BRAND MILK »280 rLORioulMONS DM 290 ' Complete .selection of Gcrher's and o n 1-1 " '" " 1-1 HEINZBABY FOOD 3,250 SNOWYBLEACH .new!. . .pkg. 49p 4 * STAR * STORES * FOUR OF YOUR HOME-O V/NED GROCERY STORES Save ot Pickard's, Luttrell's, Lowe's, Eberdt's CAN Sliced BACON Laurel or Krey Mello — Save! LB. PKG. * Eberdt's GATEWAY STORE 2101 Rose Street * Cecil Lowe's GRO. & MKT. 532 No. fith. Street 6 * Luttrell's GRO. & MKT. filli. S Chicknsawba ,1 GRO. & MKT. 10 M ChifkRsawbs

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