The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 17, 1948 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 17, 1948
Page 2
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(AKK.T COUHIEB KIWI MONOAT, MAT IT, ItU * fto/krn Factory Owners Have Hod Outside Help So Long It Minimizes Benefits from ERP NOW:—Bm ta another dfapkteh about taw ilnrnpua In ItaJr *T *• Tie* prulitant and general newt IMB- who i* vMUac U. P. Neva Bureaus in Milr. afay IT. (DP.)—Tlw m*o who run th* factorita IB kim h«d ouUkl* h«Jp for ao lon« th»t th«y hare come to ' tiki'|t "fv pantad. For that reason America's huge European Rccorerjr rVmiaai k not the «hbt In th« am aa American vUltor ml«ht'txpeet to Bad fta ifctl MCtoB. V. v _ « TIM Uc ***d here «ft«r the war WM for coil. That Important Item haa bMa iuppUed mainly by the United aUUc Ac* the United Na- ttooa lUttef and Rehabilitation Ad- mmiatraUoo and la not a new element ta the Industrial picture. Amerte*'« ERP li not a new element la UM industrial picture. America's KRP win keep <*•' coming and steel li •*Tf f *''1 to be more plentiful, too. iBduaMalbto have assumed all alone *h»t theee supplies would be prorlded and hare made their plans accordlncly. If KRP tndad tuddenlr, the howU of p*Ja from Northern Italy could be heard all th* war to the plalng of Lombard?. But the recovery pro- iram nai been underwritten by rmnpim and Industrialists here new ba*e their optimum on a new and more important development, namely the fact that at long last Italy appear* to have a stable government. The defeat of trie ConomunUU m tht national elections last month and the letting up of a firm administration thi$ week by Premier Alcide de Gasped has been a great tonic for factory owners. Their trad* unions are dominated by Communists and if the Commies had gained a vole* in government tin industrialist* would have been di*eour*ced. Vac rrirait Capital Now they seem more willing to plow their own private fortune back into their bus)nesses instead of relying almost entirely on gov eminent financing as' they did dur Ing th* recent period of politics uncertainty. You hear talk of full production within a year. But full production In 'the automobile and chemical factories of Italy doesn't mean mass production' on a scale comparable to mass production by factories In Detroit or St. Louis. Latins do not . drive themselves'or their machines th*' way Americans do. Factories shut down frequently for Church holidays. Italy has an uncommonly large number of these. Th* standard work week Is six d*.yi: at sU and one h»lf hours a day.,This ls;caUed a v «-hour week But scarcely a month';passes without several fiesta*.: :\V Another thing that may not be generally, recognised; about Italian induauy 1| the' amount of centre th* government has orer It. Except lor thoa* in Russia, the Industries of Italy are th* moat thorough!; nationalised in the world. Through an Italian version of America's Reconstruction Finance CotporaUon (it Sa called IRI here, for the Institute of Reconstruction of Indus- try. On* Fuel and Trainparia In addition to th* above. accord- Ins; to Minister Tognl, government agencies control half the country'* fuel production, nearly three fourths of the land transport (Including 100 per cent of the railroads), half the synthetic rubber Industry and half the country's paper mills and print- ins;' plants. Anybody who trie* to estimate Italy's ability to get on her feel economically soon finds hlmsel) tampered by the unreliability of statistics. Mussolini rigged Indices n his own .favor to' make Fascism ook good to the outside world. He •educed train schedules and then advertised the fact that trains ran on time. He faked, production figures and kept the unemployed out of sight or shipped them oft to colonies. So making comparisons of before-the-war and after-the- war production figures Is risky business. Some people suspect thst the present government may have dls torted national statistics some whs during recent political campaigns The highest unemployment estt mate you can get from govern ment sources for Italy Is 1,800,000. Other sources say it Is 2,500,000. Either figure Is high for a country with a population of 48.000,000. Where Live Behind Sandbags Her* Art Decisive Events in Rtcent- History of War-Torn Palestine— By UnM*4 Following Is a chronology of decisive events in the recent history of Palestine: j Nov. 1, 1»17—Balfour Declaration announced Britain's support at Zionism and a national home for Jewa in Palestine. Dee. H, 1917—Gen. Sir Edmund Allenby entered Jerusalem after British conquest of Palestine, ending soo years of Turkish rule. July 1, 1920—British civil government set up In Holy Land, July Mi 1»»—British mandate in Palestine confirmed by League of Nations. Sept. 38, 192}—Mandate officially placed In fore*. May 17, 183»—British white paper declaring end to JewUh immlgra- ion to Holy Land after five-year period. ' Nov. as, 1M7—United Nations General Assembly voted to partition Palestine and set up independent Jewish and Arab states. March 18,1MB—United State* UN delegation withdrew support of partition plan, ' May n, l»4«—The new Jewish State of Israel was proclaimed. British troops lea Jerusalem. British Higher Commissioner sir Alan Cunningham boarded a British cruiser at Haifa, signaling the end o> the British mandate, effective at midnight. Jewish troops fough for control of Jerusalem. Arab states massed their forces for Invasion. May 15, 184*—Arab organized armies entered Palestine severe fight- Ing was in prospect for 'the new Jewish state. hi Jerusalem, even babies aren't safe from" the perils of war. Erna Lenshutz, head nurse at the Wiio Baby Home, amuses one of her charges behind a sandbag barricade. The home Is in the No- Man's Land between Arab and Jewish sections. '(Photo by NEA- Acrnc staff correspondent David S. Boyer;) Airport News A flight of approximately SO plane* from Memphis ls expected to land here June 4 on one leg of an annual air tour sponsored by th? Memphis Chamber of commerce. A. W. Fredrick and Alfred Waddell landed here last week In their Jeechcraft to make preparation* for iie flight's stopover here. One rt ;he purposes of the trip was to check on eating facilities at the Municipal Airport. here. W. L. Arrlngton ol Blytheville h*« mado his first solo night. California Athletm Sets 100-Yard Dash Record NEW YORK. May 17. CUP)—The first new world's 100-yard dash record in IB years and the longest victory streak In modern history combined today to promise new glory for Old Glory in tlie 1948 Olympics Mel Putton'i 8.3 second! 100 at Fresno, Cal., headed the delightful developments for Uncle Sam's Irackr.ien, and at the same time Harrison Dlll&rd won his 67th race In a "ow at Oxford, O. Breaking the record of 68 held by Greg Rice. The 9.4 second 100-yard dash record was set by George Simpson of >blo State In 1939 and has since >een equalled by eight others, Including Patton. Whit m o n d a y, the day afte Whitsunday—the seventh Sunda; fter Easter—Is superstltlbusly re garded as unfortunate in Irelant especially for one born at tha time. Citation to Hew York for Be/mont Worm-Up j BALTIMORE, May 11. (UP) _ "General Greenbacks" pointed "for New York today. Citation, the Caluniet conqueror *lio took the place and show out of racing, was due to run either in the Withers Mile May 29 or the Peter Pan Handicap June 5 as n war.'iiup for his thrust at the third je«-el of the triple crown, the Belmont Stakes June 12. The horso that Is maicing owner Warren Wright a Fort Knox with legs hoisted his earnings lo $238,020 lor this year as he waltzed homo the Prcakness winner Saturday by six lengths. Two weeks before he won the Kentucky derby by three and a half. Read Courier News Want Ads. POISON SUMAC Sciente ha* discovered an excellent new treatment for Ivy, oik and surnnc polsomnn. It's gentle and safe, dries up Ihe blisters In asurprlsingly short time, often within 24 hours. Atdruggisls 69^ "IVY-DRY THE FURS YOU TREASURE fn the winter shouldn't be shunned this summer. Put them in our capable hands—we call for them —and return them next fall, safe, expertly cleaned and cared for against fire, moths, dirt and theft. PEERLESS CLEANERS •« 416 S. Franklin Phone 2433 On the cross-country night* last week were Ernest HalselV and Le« Richardson Jr., who Hew to Wichita, Kan., In Mr. Halsell's Bonanza, ana Eddie Regenold of Armorel, who flew to little Rock in his Ccrsna. Transient pilot* who landed here ",ast week Included th* following: J. A. Cran of Oalne, Aeronca; F. H. Troutman of Lltlle Rock. Na- vlbn; Bob Otjnn of Greenwood Stearman; Dean Chapman of Chapman, 111.. Stearman; A. 'try) , and through other agencies the government now controls M per cent of Italia! industry. IRI b Hotdinr Company IRI is a state controlled holding company. Its economic powers ere far crater than those of America's RFC. It is through IRI and subsidiary agencies that the government has.gained control of the bulk of Italian business. The director of: all government agencies dealing with industrial reconstruction is Minister Giuseppe Tognl. Maybe it was only 4 campaign statement to cut ground from under the CommunlsU. but before the spring elections, Togni predicted, that state control of the remaining 4o per cent of Italian Industry was Inevitable. He said the government already controlled the following: Ninety oer cent of merchant ship- pins;.companies, 78 per cent .of merchant marine construction, 91 per cent of naval construction 75 per cent of the iron Industry, 100 per cent of pig iron production, 27 per cent of electric output, 52 per cent of the telephone business, 71 per cent of the cellulose plants, 100 recent of the radio industry. 75 to 80 per cent of-all credit agencies, ana 100 per cent of the tobacco Indus- Clark and Bill DenUm ot Wilson. Navion; James Waford of Hot Springs, Taylorcraft; Marlon Duncan and R. D. Darby of Russiaville, Ind,, Bellanca; P. D. Hamilton-of Hot Springs, Piper Cruiser; W. P. Baxter of Memphis, Cessna; R. D. Smalldrtdge of Jonesboro, Ryan PT-M, L. E. Schumaker and L. I. 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