The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 10, 1948 · Page 2
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two (Nrioan Is Eleded President of NEA Noa-M*tropoliHm Uiton, Publisher* Wind Up Convention , X. O,, M»» 10. IOT>> R. T»ylor of th« ArchboW, O, Buck*?* VxUjr wu president of tt» NattOMl KitoriiU Association. Ikytor MI elevated from (he NEA Tkx-proiideiicy Saturday by •otnt 400 non -metropolitan editors »nd pubH»h*rj in the ttnm day'* "*»'oa of the «rd annual NEA convention here. .*>««pjj T. Cook of th« Mission, Tw.. Tlm« wu elected vice-president. Re had been aenior member of the Board of Directors. A. C. Gardner of the Crete, Neb., Kern-* was reflected treasurer. netted NIA President Charles P. H»Hinsteln of the Aroostoolc Re- ptttlcui, Caribou, Me., became ebainnan of the board of director*. . '.- ' ; Tev'Stale Th* newimui left at 3 p.m. Sun- "fcJL.'or _• tour of North Carolina, going first" to Raleigh where Oov. Onts Cherry held a reception for them. They also heard Army Secretary .Kenneth C. Royall predict. tha), the United Slates can stave off a third World War by maintaining adequate armed forces. Hcva)) »«JcJ < that present recommendation* to Strengthen the'na- tlon'i defenses are preparations against war, but he called it "n war which we hope and believe will never be fought." Announcement of the NBA better newspaper awards were made at l**t nigiit'i banquet. The Amos Award, given for outstanding ne\vs- P»per accomplishment during the y«*>, w»nt to Raymond B. Howard of th* MadUoh Press of London, O. The Pontiac, Mich., Dally Press won frhe NBA contest for "general • excellence" in '» daily newspaper. In .the weekly field, honors went to New Canaan, Conn., Advertiser, lor papers with circulation of more than 1,400, and Ihe Healdsburg. .Calif,. Tribune for papers with less •than 1.BOO circulation. Communists Lose Italian Assembly, Senate Elections May "10. (UF>-I n depen- 0 * Bonomi »'w elected r" the Il&!lao s « nate an<1 Chriatian Democrat Giovanni Oroa- .ehi wu named head of the National Aiaembly Saturday as Italy's first freely r ; elected parliament in 26 3rear« held iti Inagural meeting. CoounuDlrt candidates composed the opposition in both houses Thej were defeated 1M to m- in the Senate and 314 and 164 In r the Awemblr, indicating Premier Alclde T*_.i 0a * peri '* »ntl-Communlst majority to Parliament. Bonoml, 7S, hu been premier of Italy three times. He wa* premier once before Fascism's rise to power »°d twice afterward. His election •« president of the Senate removed him from the race of president of "".RePUbUc *nd »U but guaranteed «mlco ag Nlco i a wlll ^ ch Monday to aucceet) himself. ^Running against Bonoml wu Oonununiat Umberto Terraclnl former president of the Constituent Ammbly. Gronchi', opponent was a Communist front candidate Fer- Targetti, «, a leftwtng May Get New Flag • v, . •i onisoleln ' £ ""Posing YMCA building (In background) Is the highest point ,„ Ul . Holy city Unlcss lherc ^ ^ & ^ ^ may become the same as the one on-the International Red Cross ambu . lance in the foreground. The Re<l Cross has offered to take over the Holy C.ty to protect it during Arab-Jewlsh fighting in Pauline General Business Trend Again Up Although Strikes Could Block Rise Rssd Courier News Want Ads. WASHINGTON, May 10. (UPI — Big strikes next week could change Ihlngs, but as of now— This country I 5 doing a whale of a lot of business. Tilings slacked off a little In January and February, and the coal strike didn't do Industrial production any good in March and April. But the general trend Is now UD again Prices and personal income still have some way lo go before tney regain the peaks of last December and eai'ly January. But they seem to be on their way. That Is the general picture to be outlined In next week's "Business Indicators," a monthly report-bv the president's Council of Economic Advisers. Details of the picture: Prices—Wholesale prices of Industrial goods made what the economists call an "upward creep" in April Wholesale food prices almost got back to where they we/e In early January. Farm prices picked up about two-fifth, o/ the January- February drop. Consumcrs-Food prices paid by city families dropped slightly In March. Rent nnd clothing however cost somewhat more. No figures' »re available on consumer prli|; s In April. Farmers Did Bclfcr Farnicrs-The farmers did a little better in April than they did f oo r = C , h ^ BUt thclr Apr " lnc °' nc of $1,051,000,000 wns $23,000,000 under that of April, 1847. Moreover the prices they had to pay were "substantially higher" than a year ago. Ai.cl their $1,851,000,000 bought tncjn no more thnn $972,000,000 bought (n 1035. Still, the prices they received advanced more In April ovor March than did the prices of things they bought. The index of prices received nnd prices paid was 2B3 and 247 In Match and 24D In April. For all of 1947 the index wns 278 and 231. ™?"i I>loymc " W1 ' h ' ; l ° l111 dropped 200.000 in Mnrcll to 57,300,000 But the outlook Is good. Labor Department experts expect employment lo rise from now on to more than 60,000,000 this Summer. Industrial production—The output of the kind of things the big Industries turn out fell in March from the high hit in February.'It probably dropped another three per cent In April. This was due to the coal strike. But before the strike's full effect was felt, Iron and steel producilon .rose^ln Inarch to .the highest point in> three yean.""'•• Other production — Petroleum coni, and textiles down three per cent In March. Smaller drops In manufactured food and chemical production. Personal income—After falling to an annual rale of $207,100,000,000 In February, personal income climbed to an annum rate of »208,5QO 000,000 in March. It has $1,600,000,'COO to go to get back up to the December high rate of $210,500000000. In & separate report, the Commerce Department said new construction In April amounted to $1 269,000,000, which is nine per cent above the figure for March. BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.)' COURIER NEW! Rond Courier News Want Ads Offffffrms that lose their records in a fire, 4 out of 70 •ever reopen ffcefr doors. No. 41I«C "c"'uSi? tnd 350 F. u Wh y y oa ca might tuve.bcen through x previous fit*. Yout b« t imuranc. .g,i ntt .hi. ronsun< ris k i, , Mw , modera MO SLER n „/,. on . MOSLER, you can rely on <he label of The Underwriter,' I-bomorm, Inc. which «nifi« it h« p^ed fit,, impact and explosion uses. MM >• And •*. •trty KM (|M Mrf, t» HI)! y»«f parttcutor Dwit M«ry-b. Typewriter & Office Furniture Co. KCOMB »T. PHONE «-S«T MONDAY, MAY 10, 1M8 \ YOU CAN PICK UP SOME MIGHTY FINE BARGAINS Odd Lots and Floor Samples Everything but the light fix-' lures must go! Commitment* with our suppliers force us to clear our floors . . . even at a loss to ourselves! A sale like this doesn't happen very often, so take advantage of it and save as much as 50%. .Come in and see for yourself the«« amazing bargains! This is your chance to Save Money in Wade's After Inventory Sale starting Today. Hurry! don't miss it! END TABLES - - - - 98c CANE CHAIRS - - - 98e COFFEE TABLES - $5.95 THROW RUGS 98c SMOKERS - $1.49 BABY CARTS $4.95 ODD CHAIRS $9.95 —OPEN AN ACCOUNT ROOM And Sofa Bed Suites REGULAR $159.50 SOFA SUITE IN TAPESTRY NOW ONLY $109.00. REGULAR $139.50 FREIZE LIVING ROOM sum N ow;oNL,x.M.*o.-7. (Suite sXgh\ly * damaged)- ^ ' MANY OTHER SUITES AT BJG SAVINGS- SEE THEM TODAY! ROOM CH/unp Outstanding values In lounge clinirs. wingbnck, and other popular styles! All It takes Is a few dollars to make S'our horne more complete! Values to $59.50. $2995 up Save up to 50% on these fine lamps! Beautiful bronze finish with heavily weighted bases. Very attractive shades. Hurry for these! Reflector Type J5.95 7 Way Light 512.95 VALUES UP TO $5.95 $295 up Wide .selection of charming table lamps in all popular styles . . . Modern, Classic, Victorian, Conventional. Formerly sold at a much higher price. WADE INNER SPRING MATTRESS REGULAR $29 95 NOW ONLY $22'.50 SPRING-AIR INNERSPRING MATTRESS AND BOX SPRINGS $49.50 EACH VISIT OUR BEDDING DEPT. FURNITURE COMPANY "More For Your Money All The Time STORES IN BLYTHEVILLE, ARK., UNION CITY, and MARTIN, TENN. » LIMED OAK MODERN 4-PIECE SUITE COMPLETE WITH GOOD QUALITY SPRING AND INNERSPRING MATTRESS. THE BEDROOM COMPLETE FOR ONLY OTHER 3 AND 4 PIECE SUITES AS LOW AS $49.50. SEE OUR LARGE SELECTION TODAY. $9850 OF SUITES Porcelain Top Sets ,. 554.95 up White Enamel Sels 37 . 50 up Solid Oake Sels .• 49 50 Many Others at Remarkable Savings Table Top Oil Stoves t,g s 50 Walnut Gateleg Tables 2 9.95 Platform Rockers 2>l 95 Sewing Cabinets , jj 95 Colonial Table Lamps 4 gj Tier Tables , g.gj v Hassocks—Reg. M.95, now , 7.95 FARMERS TERMS \

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