The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 7, 1955 · Page 18
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 18

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 7, 1955
Page 18
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BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER T, 1WB Immigrant Goes From Artistry To Agriculture SHALOM GABBAI looks over the fruits of his labor in Israel fields. He once hammered silver, now runs a plow. By NEA Foreign .Service TEL-A-VIV, Israel — (NEA) — The flood of Moroccan immigrants pouring into Israel to escape anti-Jewish rioting' has created a special set of; problems for the young state.;' Of Israel's 29,605 immigrants in i the past year, more than 35,000' came from North Africa. In re- { ceiving the newcomers, the Israel i government accepted the burden of either supporting them or making them self-supporting as quick- Jy as possible. The problem was Intensified by the fact ttiat for most of them, migrating to Israel meant a completely different way of life, different language, new customs and for many a new trade. • » » Take Shalom Gabbai for an example. He, his wife and three children left strife-ridden Morocco six j months ago. Although Gabbai was on good terms with his Moslem neighbors and had not yet suffered personally in the riots, he felt Morocco held no future for him and his family. Today In Israel, Gabbai has put "behind him 3T years ns a silversmith among the Berbers of the Atlas Mountains ki North Africa and has taken up farming. With other new immigrants, he liv temporarily at Chnruvit, an agricultural village set up by the Israel government to teach newcomers how to earn a living from the soil. * • • Agricultural villages like Charu- vit do a double job. They make immigrants economically independent as soon as they begin life in Israel. They also bring the country nearer to Us goal of putting every arable acre under cultivation. Gabbai Is learning planting, crop rotation, use and maintenance of machinery, care of livestock and poultry, fruit orchard cultivation, irrigation. Farming doesn't come easily, especially after the soft life of a silversmith, but Gabbai and his fe!- fow apprentice-farmers at Charu- vit are going at it with a will. In Morocco he and his family lived in a one-room mud hut. In Israel, Gabbai's next stop after his "course" in tanning is a new village where he will have his own land to till, plus a new home. "It's a while concrete house with red shutters and room for my family," Gabbai says. "The land is rich, and them is water in pipes for both the house and fields. It is good to be home." Union Blocked In Merger Move NEW YORK W) — The International Brotherhood of Teamsters has been blocked from moving in fullstrength into the Industrial Union Department of the newly merged AFL-CIO. The IUD was set up within tin- new labor organization to embrace flimer CIO unions, which are industrially organized, and to promote the interests of unions of that type. AH, ui tended He cten ster President Dave Beck, ids the largest of the former ions, had announced he in- o get his union into the IUU. anded that the full teamster membership of 1.300,000 be Admitted "or none at all." The AFL-CIO Executive Council di iih'd Monday that only thwe to nistt'rs who are covered by indus- u 1 union contracts can be admit- to lo Hie IUD. This bucks up the pi iiiuit taken earlier by former CIO V sideni Walter Reiitlier, Who is slatod to head the IUD. The majority ol the teamsters are urbanized as a craft union. Probe of Tax Policy Continues WASHINGTON im — A Senate- House Economic subcommittee called in more experts yesterday to talk Six experts on yesterday's panel agreed generally that they would not advocate Insistence .upon a balanced budget every year. A balance in the national economy is more important, they indicated. Dexter Keezcr, vice president and director of the Economics Depart- ment of the McGraw-Hill Publishing Co. of New York, und Gerhard Colin, chief economist of tile National Planning Assn., oiiid ttint uu- dcr present economic condition* they saw no need at IW» time for »n over-All reduction in taxei next year. FROM MEAD'S Shoppers Like Visits of Fawn OAKDALE, Calif. (/Pi—A small pel deer named Sandy is getting a lotj of .-mention from Christinas shop-; pcrs on his wrrOdy visits to town | with his misin'ss. Mrs. C. L. Miller, | Just 6 months old. the Little bucK I is .so ticntle he is led by a rolled I silk scarf Ifush. Sandy usually is ac- comy>'.\mf-u \iy Pi'nny, u tox !ox terrier and his eonsiimt playmate. Thi- Millers acquired the deer from a laborer who fmiiid it when it was a nnwborn fawn. TO YOU... ...TO HIM Here's the smartest double play for Christmas ever seen outside of Ebbets Field . . . First —you make sure of pleasing him by giving him something to wear . . . . Second — you make sure of giving him the very best value in something to wear by buying it at MEAD'S! And it that isn't a winning combination at Christmastime, then Santa should sell his reindeer and retire from the business. MCGREGOR JACKETS Fine jackets for casual or dress. Fine wools, poplin und gabardines. In all the new shades ol 1955-56. Complete sizes. HART SCHAFFNER & MARX SPORT COATS Rich looking, all wool sport jackets with the new narrow lapel and natural shoulders. Patch pockets. Many colors and styles. WYVV. May We Suggest: Hart Schaffncr & Marx Suits Alligator Outerwear Arrow Shirts Beau Brummell Neckwear Samsonite Luggage Hickok Belts & Jewelry McGregor Sportswear Cooper Hosiery Daniel Green House Slippers Stetson Hats Florsheim Shoes MCGREGOR SWEATERS Select from slipover and coat styles in cashmere's lambswool and other lush fabrics. In all popular colors. They're soft rich looking fabrics. INTERWOVEN SOCKS Here are socks that are sure to fit him no matter what his foot size. What$s more, they never bunch or cramp. In solid tones or fancy patterns. WOOL PLAID MUFFLER Smart, warm, comfortable. Of woven wool in plaid, check effects. Long enough to giv« your real protection. An ideal gift. MCGREGOR SPORT SHIRTS Very handsome sport shirts in all the popular fabrics. Solids and fancy patterns. Woolens, Gabordmte, m striking d«6ign*. Meads Invites You to Use Your Credit 30, 60 and Ninety-Day Term Art AvalabU!

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