The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 23, 1953 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 23, 1953
Page 2
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PAGE TWO BI.YTITEVrn.K (ARK.) COTTKTEn NH!WS TrTOTSDAT, APRIL M, 1MI Confidence in Future Of Business Expressed By Many Leading Firms By SAM IIAWSON i St. I.onis business group against NEW YORK ifi— Confidence in j curtailing operations through leal Ihe business future is expressed of a peacetime slump. by many leading companies — nnd it is being backed up by cash. Stockholders are Doing told that ns much or more of the corporation's money is to be spent this year us last for expansion of plants and upgrading of equipment. The management of these firms Is showing n much more healthy fear of their competitors than thej of the bogey of a peacetime McGroth Quits As Commissioner Of Education WASIlfNQTON M>> — Earl J. Mo Orath resigned as U. S. commis- sloner of education yesterday In protest aealrst budget cuts which he said would "reduce the quality of the education of Alneriran Youth," His letter to President Els»>\- sluinp. General Electric stockholders were told Tuesday the firm expects to spend 500 million dollars on expansion in the next three ; ho\ver said he was quitting with years to meet management's esti- reluctance because he has devoted mate of the needs of a growing four of his most active years lo civilian economy. I developement of the Office of Edu- Jersey Standard Oil stockholders j cation and because he did not want have been told the oil giant plans I In create nnv impression that he to spend n record BOO million (lol- : "endorsed Ihe conception that lars this year on growth and equip- ] the mimnissionershiM of educat'on SHOE SHOO-IN -o.mng atop a one 01 more than 10,000 pairs ot shoes, collected by the people of Bremerton Wash., for the people of Korea, is Johnny Ritch, who accounted for 1325 pairs himself. When given a new oa-vcle toi nis ?ooo work. 10-year-old Johnny said, "1 feel sorta mean, I'd tike to give the Dicycte to those poor people, too.^ j ment. Expansion Planned Union Carbide & Carbon should be a political appointed. "Nevertheless." he went on. T consider it desirable to withdraw holders heard Tuesday - without In protest at this time becausel • murmur-the chemical firm will j budgetary actions of the goyern- spend at least as much, perhaps: ment have in the past few weeks more as the 151 million dollar out- j cm deeply into the program of this lay last year on metal and plastic."""* » nd '™rMly damaged the producing plants. i ^.°<^ hly COm " eimt *°Keener competition in the rubber M( , Ornlh concluded with a stale- business may be reflected in ex- mfu , (h(U ne cou|d not |n gno(| con _ pension plans there. U. S. Rubber ; f< . iemp b( , pnrty | 0 <. Bn .vjne out lanagement says growth and mo- tnc n mnc j n i party hc described — " k "'""' "'" and was stepping out "In order not to have to undergo the embarass- ment of trying to defend before the Senate Appropriations Comrnltte" dernizfttion will be continued this year at the.. 26 million dollar clip set last year. B. P. Goodrich stockholders are told of plans to spend Wcunded Vets Take Ride on Williamsburg WASHINGTON f/Pj — The presidential yatch WlUfinisbiirg started its brief career as n cruise ship for wounded servicemen yestrrrrlay. Foity-fom- Korean veterans from hospitals in the Washington area were aboard \vhen the WlUiams- bui'K sailed down the Potomac from the naval gun factory. President Eisenhower has turned the ship over to the use of' wounded servicemen for the summer. After that, ii will be decommissioned. Former President Truman used the Williams&iirs nequently for conferences and brief vacations but Eisenhower has taken the view that this Is a symbol of needless luxury so far as his administration is concerned. The expression "B'nai B'rith" means Sons of the Covenant. The association was cstnbllshed in the United States in 1343. MEN WANTED BUICK MOTOR DIVISION Leith Street, Flint, Michigan Hiring 6 days a week 8:OO A.M. to 5:OO P.M. INCLUDING SATURDAYS "materially more" than the 22 million dollars Invested in 1952. The Ford Motor Co. Is reported planning to build another engine plant in Cleveland for around 60 million dollars. Sylvania electric products' president, Don G. Mitchell, warns at 11 a. ni. today of a budget whicf. I consider indefensible." EARLY GIRL—Aiming at the "Miss America" title this summer. Frances (Boots) Moore, 20, of Sanford, Fla., says she's'the first entrant in this year's "Miss Florida" contest. In vying for the crown. Boots will perform an underwater ballet. 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