The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 30, 1955 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, November 30, 1955
Page 2
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PAG! TWO BLYTHEriLM! (ARK.)' COURIER NEW8 Tm>NKSDAY, NOTEMBER W.1W6 Experts Seeking Reason for Drop In Home Building By SAM DAWSO.V NEW YORK (AP) — The still lively demand of many HOLLAND NEWS INLY* 1 WAA. \m f J 11V. uviii a..~ V - . p;iiiiitiMll Americans for a new house — and how much responsibility: iin d Mr tte goverament has to help them get one * — «' tn,uv R I emenau hottest questions Mrs. Gertrude Ladd and. Mrs. Mollie Booker had midday Thanksgiving least with Mr. and Mrs. Cnrlton Stiles of Yarbro and were invited into th" home of their brother. J. E. Jones, of Sleele for late supper. Sunday. Mrs. Ladd was at her granddaughter's. Mrs. Larry Bell's, plane recently after two months at La Honda. Calif., and central North Carolina. She was met in Memphis by Mrs. Harry Woods with whom she spent a n!«ht before coming hospitalized at Poplar Bluf! In the Veteran's Hospital where lie received treatment for an asthmatic condition. Mr. and Mrs. pinnell Capehart attended the annual dinner-dance of the Forty Nine Club in Manila Thursday. The affair was held at ihe American Legion Building. wm, inn..-,™ .•».» - • -i w E Kennedy has returned >o Mr and M*s Jasper Northcult. Blytlwville Hospital for treatment The condition of Frank Stewart is I for a heart ailment. Visiting In the satisfactory He has lately been 1 Kennedy home lately were Mr. and here to her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ooldia Hicks. Visitors in the Tom Epperson mid Mrs. charity Epperson home are Mrs. Annie Harris of Tulsn, Okla., and Mrs. Jane Bryant of Center Ridge, Ark.. Mr. and Mrs. Noble Northcutt attended funeral services last week for Mrs. John Nyman of near Hayti who passed away at the home of) Mrs. Alonzo Plummer and family of Modesto. Calif. Mr. and Mrs. Max Green and children of La Mesa, Cnlit., have returned home after visits with Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Byassce and Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Byussee o[ near Steele. The latter Mrs. Byassee is recuperating from surgery performed recently In Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Jenkins were holiday guests of .old friends Mr. and Mrs. Aubrey Allen of Horners- Thanksgiving with Mr. and Mrs. Joe Lester was spent with Mr. Lester's mother, Mrs. Gertrude Lester, o( Poplar Bluff. Mrs. Chester Gestrlng of St. Lou- Is is here with her mother, Mrs. Issnc McKay, Sr., wlio Is home convalescing from a late heart attack. Mrs. Harley Holmnn of Itichland. Mo visited her mother, Mr*. Florence Workman, overnight Wednesday In the Voris Workman home this week was their son Sammy, » Missouri University student. Bells in Hayti, who al-o is OHO'of today's! entertained Mr. and Mrs, Fe!:x Carney of Blytheville, Mr. Faye rjtley of St. Louis and Mr. and Mr- mortage lenders government money managers sharply divided on the causes o the current drop in the number o: new homes being started — and whether the homi.-buUdlng industry needs a new shot In the arm through easier credit and lower interest rates. And today a leading New York bank, comes out flatly against government attempts to set or enforce "arbitrary standards of housing." The Guaranty Trust Co. in Its December survey asks what is really meant by such words as "substandard" housing, "decent' housing, "adequate' housing, or housing "needs." "Obviously," says the bank, "they express someone's idea of the sort of living quarters the people ought to have. In practice, they usually express the idea or Ideas arrived at by some public official or board appointed by a paternalistic government to resolve. In behalf of the people, a personal question which the people are apparently presumed to be incapable of resolving for themselves." In a free ^conomy, the bank holds, "adequate" housing should mean only "that quantity and quality of housing which users are able and willing to buy ?nd pay for at free-market levels of cost, in view of the other possible ways of spending tiieir money." The bank contends that the gov- and eminent shouldn't tell people how j Stiles of Yarbro. s of thaii what food to eat or what The home (i f ' .. than if clothing to wear. The recent decline Actress Hurt In Stage Fall NEW YORK l/Pj — Actress Julie Harris, who has won high praise for her portrayal of Joan of Arc in the current stage hit "The Lark, ' cut her lip during last night's performance. She struck her face against a stool when she made her regular fall in the second act. The curtain was lowered while a doctor attempted to stop the. bleeding. She finished the show with blood trickling down her chin. ovation at the end.' home buildint however, has brouulit , , concern in other quarters. Builders. naturally, don't like it. Many of them blame the slowing down on the government's policy of tightening mortgage payment rules, tightening the supply of credit, and letting interest rates rise. The Department of Commerce, on the other hand, thinks the decline. will be mild. It predicts that almost as much will be spent next year as this on home building— around 16 billion dollars. The car that's going places with the Young in Heart ... biyyest car o£ the low-price 3 $64,000 Question Coming Next For Psychologist NEW YORK lift— A woman psychologist. Dr. Joyce Brothers of New York City, ha* reached the halfwav point in The *84,000 Question television and radio show. She won $32.000 on the CBS program last night with her knowledge j of boxing. Dr. Brothers. 26. named New Orleans as the site of two world championship* and one American title fight in three days in 1602. She gave these contestants, winners and weight divisions for the fights; James J, Corbett knocked out John L. Sullivan for he heavyweight crown; Jack McAuliffe knocked out Billy Myer in the lightweight class; and George Dixon beat Jack Skelly, featherweight. She can try for the grand prize next Tuesday night. Steven Prohllch, 30, R Czech immigrant who Is in the seed business in Princeton. N.J.. settled for his I previous S32.000 winnings in his American history category last night and quit. The home (i f Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cohoon received the Capehart family for traditional turkey and Thanksgiving bounty. Seated ;it the table for the occasion were Mr. and Mrs. Noble Capehnrl of Carulhers- ville; Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Moon and daughter, Paula Reardon. of Steele; Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Capehart; Bobby Capehart of CamariUo. Calif.: and Mr. and Mrs. Noble Coleman Capehart. Later in the day Hie Floyd Smiths of Steele and Mr. and Mrs. Pinnell Capehart, unable to join the family earlier, dropped in for a short visit. Mrs. Annie Cohoon and daughter Helen were Thursday dinner guests at Mr. and Mrs. Willard Bradfords of near Hayti where the Russell Devorss and son and daughter Jimmy and Carol Ann and their guest Jimmy Douglas, all of Ripley. Tenn.. joined around the. family dinner table. Nancy Kaye Holly also was a guest there. Holiday weekend found Mr. and Mrs. Witt Smith, Sr., and son Witt. Jr., with Mrs. Smith's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Lon Snider, of Scotts Hill. Tenn. There they were joined by other family members Mr. and Mrs. Troy Blakeman and sons of Chicago. Having visited Mr. and Mrs. Do- Ian Rogers of Sikeston earlier in the week Mr. and Mrs. Virgil Rogers of Lexington. Tenn.. were end of week guests in the home of Mr and Mrs. Reeder Rogers. Mrs. Carl Bradley arrived by The name of brick cheese is! supposed to have come from the practice of using bricks to weigh down the curd in Ihe molds, ac- '}jn uown me i;iuu in me uiuivt.T, "*The audience gave her e. roaring cording to the Encyclopedia Britannica. WE'VE GOT IT! Over 33,000 different items in stock! HU B B AR D HARDWARE ACTION AND... this new Plymouth is easier to buy than almost any other car! f You'll lie amazerl at how en~v it i? to buy a brilliant new Plymoiitl Togrther with Plymouth's low price, your dealer a modern liiumc- ing plan that can be tailored lo lit your budget without pinching. Ask him about it today! And while you're then', he sure to try the new Hy-Fire V-8—with up to 200 lip — from Plymouth's new S50.000.000 engine plant. It gives you Top Thrust at Take-Off aiu.1 instant "safety-sprint" acceleration, Aerodynamic FIRST LOW-PRICE CAR WITH MAGIC PUSH-BUTTON DRIVING With a linger-tip touch un a button, you select vnur driving range. 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Half-times lie's in a play world, half-limes in Ihe real world, and he wants the right things to wear for both! Which—in any boy's hook —spells R. T). Hughes! So make sure your boy has a greal rhristmas v this year, with togs from this store. .';) When you cive that man a Dolibs Hat Certilk-ate from Hushes he sets TWO hats—a' miniature hat with the certificate to liiniK on his Irrc and a sn rt, quality Oobhs hat that he will *vclunRt: your certificate for! We Solicit Credit Accounts 30, 60 and 90-Day Terms FRONTIER BELT Stout stecrhlrie, carved and stamped In famous old frontier designs. Chrome buckle. 1.00 i 1.50 BOY'S NECKWEAR Every kind of tie a boy tikes . .. plenty of thematlcs with horses, dos», rockets, cars and jet planes . . . and lots of stripes, patterns »nrl solids. From SI. FLANNKL ROUE Give him a flannel robe like Dad's, in solid color with facings in plaid. This one is specially priced at only 6.98 .up. FRONTIER SCARF He can wear It cowboy style or woodsman style, Ctoth scarf has printed frontier or western rtft- tifn. Gkthetinc ring Included. 49c R, D. HUGHES CO.

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