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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, DECEMBER », 1958 Pn'ces Continue Slow but Steady Upward Trend By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (AP) — Prices continue their upward trend. The increases are slight and so far consumers have scarcely noted them. The touch of inflation, in fact, tends to add to the glow of the business boom by swelling the dollar volume of production and sales The consumer hasn't minded much because The one price he worries most about—the price of food—hasn't been touched yet.- But meat prices may have about hit bottom now. Government forecasts stress that rising prices of livestock are to be expected as the season of heavy marketing ends. Price advances this week have been announced for shoes and carpets, tor cement and some plastics, for some steel products, copper, tin and silver. Transit fares and commuting costs rise here and there Price Hikes Planned The oil industry, although it has ' unused capacity, is debating a price rise in crude oil. A number of steel men stress that further rises in that basic commodity are in order. In almost all instances the price hikes have been blamed on rising costs of materials or labor or distribution, or of all three. .A little inflation actually has widespread popular appeal. It's likely to make times look a little Control of Smog To Be Expensive, Expert Declares PASADENA, Calif. 0P) — The president of California Institute of Technology says Los Angeles is trying to solve a "billion dollar problem, smog, with peanuts." Dr. Lee A. Dubrldge told the Pasadena Kiwanis Club yesterday that it cost $750,000,000 to get pure water in Los Angeles and "don't be surprised if it costs that much to"get pure air." "You and I are the smog producers and you and I are going to have to pay for the gadgets which somebody will invent some day to put on our cars to reduce their polluting effect," said Dr. Dubridge. At its widest point, Bermuda is less than two miles across. better than they are, Deflation, on the other hand, brings out immediate squats. Witness the current ruckus over credit restraint curbs and the decline in home building. People shopping for new homes noted right away that it was harder to find mortgage lenders, that repayment terms weren't as easy, that interest rates were higher. At Manufacturing: Level Price increases on goods and services, on the other hand, have not stirred consumers much. For one thing, the price gains started at the manufacturing level. An increase in the price of a ton of steel leaves consumers cold. It's only after the price hike has added to the cost of making a car, and the aulo manufacturers raise prices on the new models, that the public takes note. Now that price rises are begin- ing to appear at the finished goods level, consumer, still aren't much moved, because retail competition is so keen that the good shopper feels he can always find j a bargain. j But probably the chief reason the average consumer is undistnibccl by the price hikes so far Is that his own personal income is likely to be higher now than a year ago. Consumers, with dough in their pockets. don' f wince too much price tags these days. CHS CHEERLEADERS — The cheerleaders at Caruthersville High School will help siart basketball activities when the Tigers entertain Hayti in their opening game at the armory building in Ca- ruthersville Friday night. They are (left to right) Patty Sawyer, Sue Bader, Bunnie VanAusdall, Libby Christian and Ann Taylor. Miss VanAusdall is head cheerleader. I Photo by Sanders) MANILA NEWS Mis James Felts Ex-Solon Refuses $50,000 Job LAS VEGAS, Nev. i/Pi — Former Democratic California Congressman Sam Yorty says he turned down a 350,000 a year job as manager of the Southern Nevada Hotel Association. Yorty snid yesterday he declined the Job of promoting good will for the hotels because he wants to continue in California politics. The joU vvns sponsored by the hotels and the gambling interests. Yorty has been mentioned as ft possible candidate against. Sen. Thomas Kuchel R-Calif in 1956. Mr. and Mrs. E. B. David of Blyiheville. Mr. and Mrs. James V. Pelts, and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Donner and son, Gerry were supper guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lee David Thanksgiving night. Mr. and Mrs. Leland Barker and family and Mr. and Mrs. Bob Bark-1 er were Sunday dinner quests of I Mr. and Mrs. Bobbie Barker. | Mr. and Mrs. Mike Thienie ar.a children. Mary Jane and Jimimu. Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Alston. Sr.. Mrs. Arline Robinson, Mr. and Mrs Milton Towles, and children, Tommie, Ellen, and Amy Gene, Mr. and Mrs. Von Shownes and son. Wade, of Memphis, and Herb Stone of Ludlow Miss., spent Sunday in Gideon. Mo., as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Milligan. Mrs. J- C. Steele. Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Smith and sons, Ernest and Everett, and Dudley Shedd visited Rev. and Mrs. N. Lee Gate in Jacksonville Sunday morning and then went on to North Little Rock where they spent the day with Rev. and Mrs. Norris Steele. Mr. and Mrs. Wilburn. Weston of Granite City, III.,, were Wednesday night guests of Mr. and Mrs. James V. Felts and Thanksgiving guests of Mrs. Arline Robinson and other relatives. Mrs. Frank Nowlin and daiigh- ter, Heuie Jane, visited relatives in St. Louis the latter part of last week. E. L. Hutton, of Memphis, visit- Mi H. D. Alston, Sr., and other relatives Saturday. Mr. and Mrs. Bill Donner and daughter. Diane, spent Thanksgiving day with their daughter and family, Mr. and Mrs. Pinel Cape- hari and daughter, Carrie Jean, of Holland, Mo. Thanksgiving Sunrise Services were held ax the First Baptist Church Thursday at 5:30 a.m. Thirty were present for the annual occasion. Everyone brought their breakfast and it was cooked and served as'the sun came up. A program, directed by the Young People's department and their leaders, Mr. and Mrs. James Felts and Mr. and Mrs. Bill Whitney, was given during the breakfast. After the breakfast, letters were written to servicemen who could not. be home for Thanksgiving. M. and Mrs. Bur ley Slayton of Blytheville. Mr. and Mrs.. George Shedd of Maiden, Mo., Mr. and Mrs. Paul Robbing and children, Mr. and Mrs. James Felts, Mr. and Mrs. L D. Shedd and sons, Wayne and Leonus, Mrs. Oshia White, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy White, all oE Manila, were dinner guests Thanksgiving of Mrs. George Shedd. Mrs. Harvey Durham entertained with a dinner Thursday evening.at the Razor back in Blytheville, complimenting Mrs. Ed McMatsers on her birthday anniversary. The table in the private dining room Was laid with a while linen GOING OUT OF BUSINESS Auction Sale NOW IN PROGRESS Every Evening at 7:30 p.m. until entire stock is sold - Open for insoec- tion each afternoon for items you might want to select for sale that night Everything Sold lo Highest Bidder! SILVER - CHINA - CRYSTAL DIAMONDS - WATCHES - LUGGAGE COMPACTS - COSTUMES JEWELRY - GIFTS Don't Miss This Opportunity to Buy Christmas Gifts at Your Own Price! SATURDAY RESERVED FOR COLORED ONLY Inspection and Evening Sale Saturday, December 3 and every Saturday as long as sale continues will be reserved for colored only— SALE WILL CONTINUE UNTIL OUR ENTIRE STOCK IS SOLD! * Dane Fergus Jewelry Osceola, Arkansas cloth and centered with the birthday cake. Favors were linen handkerchiefs. The honoree was presented a gilt from the group. . present for the affair were Mrs. McMasters, Mrs. Harry Wright, Mrs. Pe:e Ballard, Mrs. W. E. Lawhorn, and Mrs. Dellal Land- easier. Mrs. Bill Pulliam and son. Marty, returned to the home of Mrs. Pulliam's parents. Mr. and Mrs. Herman Holt, last week after visiting Marty's paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. M. B. Pulliam, at Ashland, Miss. Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Ballard visited Mrs. Maude Thomas in Monette Sunday afternoon. Mrs. Rice A. Johnston and daughter. Becky, and Miss Virginia Whatley were visiting Miss Millie Johnston at Arkansas State in Jonesboro Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. B. F. Harper and Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Krantz and family of Orange Throp, Calif., were guests Friday of Mrs. J. L. Horne.r. Mr. and Mrs. Harper spent Friday nieht and Saturday with Mrs. Homer and Mr. and Mrs. Krantz visited Mrs. E. H. Robertson. Howard Morris of Milling ton, Tenn., spent the weekend with his mother. Mrs. Nina Morris. Mrs. Mary Alice Donner and sons of Blythevillp. were Sunday guests of .her mother. Mrs. Nina Morris. Mr. and Mrs. Hueh Miles and daughter. Ann. visited Mrs. R. L. Porter in Jonesboro Saturday. PFC Chalres Glenn Henry will leave Germany for home on his »4th birthday. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Henry, parents of Glenn, think thftt is the best way for him to celebrate his birthday. Recently PFC Henry won a good conduct ribbon. Out of 5,000 men, only 50 won this ribbon. Alex Curtis, V, B, Osborn, Earl Wildy. Glenn Horner, and Crockett Wright were in Little Rock recently attending the Arkansas Farm Bureau, Mrs. Gene Holt and children, Rose Ann, .Faye, and Gene, .Jr., spent Thanksgiving day with Mrs. Holt's sister and family, Rev. and Mrs. Morris Sieele of North Little Rock. Mr. and Mrs. J. C. Lane accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. E., L. Shownes of Leachville spent Sunday visiting Mrs. Mimey Castell and Mrs. Jones in Tuckerman, Ark. Mr. and Mrs. Harbert Griffin, Rev. J. M. Wilkinson, Mr. and Mrs. Doyle White, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Webb. Dale Carter, and Mrs. W. L. Thompson all of Manila attended the Arkansas Baptist convention, held in Little Rock recently. I David Jolms of Blytheville spent I Friday and Saturday, with, his' grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Horner. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Adkins were in Memphis shopping Saturday. J Mrs. Bill Brown and Mrs. Irma \ Stallion returned home after spend-! ing the week in Columbus, O., with Mrs. Stallion's daughter and fam-j ily, Mr' and Mrs. Robert Pooley. j They went especially to spend j Thanksgiving with Mr. »nd Mrs. Pooley. Mrs. K. S. Jackson and daughter, Diane, and Marlha Ann Lawhorne, were Sunday dinner tuu'sts of Mrs. John Stevens in Konnett. Miss Bottye Joe OuiHer, of Memphis, Tenn., spent last Thursday and Friday with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. A. C. Gunter. Mr. and Mrs. L. T. Copeland were Sunday dinner guests of Mr. and Mrs. EarJ Jones. Bencher Lewis, son of Mr. and Mrs C. B. Lewis of Lost Cane, is home visiting his parents. Bencher is completing his Air Force basic training at Lackland Air "Force Base. Read Courier News Classified Ads CHATTER-BOX CAFE "Where Old Friends Meet" OPEN Under New Management DANCING NIGHTLY 411 S. 21si Street North Curollnn's Cherokee In- dlmw do not know what the name oi' their Irlbo menus. They cnll ll-cmselvcs "AnMfimwiwn," or "real people." STEWART DRUGSTORE Main at Lake Street Blytheville, Arkansas Put Burglars in Flight Ask any burglar (who 'knows anything al all about his business), and he'U probably tell you — "Prowlers do their best work in dark shadowy places." Then check our prices on low-cost "burglar insurance"— a -10 or 50 watt electric light installed in some convenient place at the rear of your home. The cost? Only a penny a night!* Pretty cheap protection don't you think, when you consider its value to the safety and well-being of your property . . . and your loved ones! Ark-Mo Power Co. 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