The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 30, 1953 · Page 10
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PAGE TEN ni.YTHEVII.LK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, JUNE 80, 1953 We Never Had It So Good, Business Experts Disclose By SAM DAM'S ON NEW YORK (AP) — Americans art sitting on top of the world economically at th half way mark of 1953. A few chronic worries think the perch is built so high it's beginning to wobble. By am large, however, that old slogan — "You never had it so good" — still has at least surface validity in most but not all places in the nation: peak or near peak, performances in production, income, jobs, spending, saving. Oh, yes, there are also pea taxes rmri debts. World trade—lik its sister, currency convertlbllf —is still just a crazy mlxed-u kid. And the U. S. federal budge can't seem to regain Its balanc Under the surface are the.sam questions tha t pragued busines when the year started: How Ion can such a lush boom last? Wha are the Reds up to in Korea Western Europe, Southeaster Asia, the Middle East? Is industr over-expanded if defense spendln drops? By Hollywood standards, how ever, the year has been colossa so far. Business would have to slum badly in the second half to kee] the year's statistics from beini sprinkled with plus signs and many new records. Farm Income Down Each rose may have had 1L thorn. Total personal income fo the nation has climbed since Jan nary—but the Income of farmers is down. Industrial production reached peacetime peak in March—in June a slip was showing. Consumers watch most commodity prices slide from Korean War Wind, Hail Insurance Is Changed UTTLE ROCK (ff) — Arkansas property owners who want wind and hailstorm insurance after June 29 will have to sign a. $50 deductible clause.. The Arkalisas Inspection and Rat- Ing Bureau announced yesterday that 225 fire insurance companies doing 98 per cent of the underwriting in the state have changed their wind and hailstorm Insurance policies. The deductible clause will apply only to new contracts written after June 29. The Bureau said present policies will not be affected. The new ruling will apply to losses , on buildings or structures but not the contents of buildings, The Bureau said insurance companies still will write policies with' out the $50 deductible clause but you'll have to pay more money for it. The reason for the $50 deductible, the Bureau said, is that insurance firms have been hit hard by storms In recent years. Insurance companies said the new clause would be added because of what they called disastrous loss experience In Arkansas over a long period of years. The Rating Bureau said numerous communities.in Arkansas were damaged heavily by wind and hailstorms this year. Last year, Arkansas suffered the largest property loss in any one year when Judsonia was destroyed. Property loss was estimated at more than 10 million dollars. inflation peaks—but don't see matching drops at retail. And Home commodity prices (steel, oil, chem leal, metal products) were rising BEAUTY RIVALS BEAUTY- A 28-year-old redhead's figure rivals the classic beauty of the statue which glares down on her in stony silence. The girl Is Christel Schaack, winner of the "Miss Germany" beauty title at Welsbadcn, Germany. She'll compete In the international "Miss Universe" contest. Eden Recovery Is Expected BOSTON W> — The surgeon who operated on British Foreign Sec retary Anthony Eden for a blip duct obstruction said yesterday "We are convinced that after a full period of convalescence complete recovery can be assured." Dr. Richard Cnttell signed .. bulletin on Eden's condition which was Issued by the Lnhey Clinic. Eden entered the New England Baptist Hospital June 5 as a Lahey Clinic patient. The operation was performed June 10. He was discharged yesterday and will complete his convalescence at Newport, R. I., with friends. Parts and Supplies for j All Cars, Trucks and Tractors For Better Plumbing, SfLfCT CRANE & STANDARD FIXTURES Earl Walker Plumbing & Gas Fitting 418 South Lake Phone 3553 at mid-year. Retail trade is riding higher than a year ago. But merchants cla their profit margins aren't,. Then inventories look safe, but they are ordering with caution. Consumers are reported still in a mood to buy. Yet they resist attempts to pass along in highe; prices the rising costs of manufacturing, transporting and distributing goods. The purchasing power of the dollar Is up slightly as financial authorities scuttle easy money policies. But squawks at the result- upsurge in interest rates has led the federal reserve system to halt the rise. Some fear the Imrd dollar train has been sidetracked to make way for a growing federal debt driven by an increasing treasury deficit. In the half year business has seen the goal of a balanced budget and reduce taxes set back in time. The burden of foreign aid and and arms race hangs on. Defense spending, slightly toned down, will continue apparently for years. The momentum of the boom is still strong. The optimists pooh- pooh the signs of a slow-down. ; Why not? Most incomes—before ! taxes and living expenses, that is— were never higher. GARY "BRINGS DOWN THE HQUSE"-Cary Nelson, 11. of Minneapolis. Minn., isn't one to use words lightly. The people who laughed when he said his rendition of "Chopsticks" would "bring down the house" will have more respect for his musical ability when he shows them this picture. Gary found the piano amid the ruins of a house being torn down by wreckers. Violent Volcano Acting Up Again SYDNEY, Australia M>> — A violent volcanic eruption in the Pacific four miles off Balunn Island In the Admiralty group is threatening 2,000 natives on nearby Lou Island. Haitian is 20 miles south of Manus Island, where Australia's main northern naval base is sited. The eruption began at 11 a. in. Sunday and since then continuous explosions have disturbed a wide area of sea. Pilots yesterday re- )orted clouds of steam rising from a muddy, pumice-covered ocean. »et Show Official Bitten FREDERICK, Md. (ff) — You'd ihink eiuniiUs in a pet show would have more respect for the officials. But when two canines tangle in a fight, convention is thrown to the dogs. , At Fi-eclerick's Baker Park pet show Saturday, one little mutt broke loose from his leach and attacked another dog several times his size. The big one fought back. Announcer P. D. Reid of White Plains, N. Y., tried to restore order j ind wns bitten on the hand. | Reid rt-treated to Frederick Me-j moriul Hospital for treatment, j Read Courier News Classified Ads -hen returned to resume his duties. Neither dog won a prize. RADIATOR WORK Boiled Out Repaired Flo Tested Re-cored ALL WORK Guaranteed Grovers Body & Radiator Shop 508 Cl. Lake Are Pho. 6981 TV and RADIO SERVICE Irons and Small Appliances Repaired Sonny Matin's ADAMS APPLIANCE CO. Z06 W Main The BAIT SHOP No. Highway 61 Minnows - Roaches Worms Tackle — Matnr Boat Oil — Candy — Cold Drinks Open .! a.m. — Close (i p.m. FREE ! 50 Minnows -aoh civen to the Fisherman catching Bisccst Crappie. Plenty Free Parking Space Bobbie Davis Phone 2701-Afler hrs 888-1 The Best Family Reference Work Available is: WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIA Parents: The time to answer their questions is the time they are asked. Can you do it easily? Do you have an up-to-date, pictorial set lo refer to? They soon learn to look up their own answers with WORLD BOOK. Order it now to give them confidence! Bill Patton A. A. Arlarrn CALL BlyVhtvillt Osceola 8890 8.1B T/iisIs The New Medium -Priced Car For Folks Who Want a Lot of Car for Their Money PPER If you've reached the point where you want more car... a larger car, a smarter car, n finer car... here it is! M AYBK you're saying: "Wnit n'minute! I've got to keep it around twenty- five huntlrod dolhtrs. Why Isn't a drcHRL'd- up, low-priced car about what I want?" We're glud you said "about what you want" because you'd soon discover that a low-priced car dressed up like a "big car" is still a lighter, smaller car by a good deal than a Packard CUPPKU. And besides, a Clipper gives you the choice of adding power steering, nower braking or power shifting . . . all ~n'C, if you want them. These are real big-car features really needed for today's tough, teeming traffic. "Is this Clipper renlly big?" Well, check the dimensions: 122-inch wheel base, 213-inch over-all length. Big as it is, it's still perfectly parkable in tight places. And out on the open highway, you'll find that, it's a big-car riding dream! You ask, "lias it got a good engine?" Vc.v, ,svr/—-the' most famous engine in automotive history—a Packard engine. Has it got:'big-car feel on the road? Why not try'a ride for yourself—with you at the wlitel, and over a road of your own choosing! So, if you'fe reached the point where yon want mote car ... be sure to see and drive the n«iv Packard CLIPPER and compare it with other medium-priced cars. The Packard dealer nearest you is listed below—see Mm soon! Tit nrWi'Ii'oii (o I/if Clipper, PACKARD is IniiliUnx tailtiy n cnr so beautiful and fine that il is (ipplfiijdi'd crcrywhere as "America's new C/IIHU; in f\nc cars." MOTOR SALES COMPANY 217 West Walnut Street Blytheville, Ark. President Back to Work WASHINGTON (If) — President Eisenhower was back In the staid comfort of the White House today after a week end of cooking his own hotcakes and treating kids to dessert in the mountains. He and Mrs. Eisenhower, together with their usual entourage of secret service men and aidd. returned by auto Sunday night from Camp David in the Catoctln Mountains. The two hour drive was uneventful. But there were events enough during the Friday-to-Soturday stay at the presidential retreat. The biggest, at least for 94 crippled children, was the surprise visit they received yesterday morning from the President and his wife. The Eisenhowers, in response to an invitation cent by some of th« children , dropped in on Camp Greentop, operated by the Baltimore League lor Crippled Children for 94 youngsters from 7 to 15 yean old. Greentop is about two miles Jrom Camp David. The President worked In a brief visit to his farm at Gettysburg, Pa. during the weekend. He had not been there In about a year. Read Courier News Classified Ads. SEC THE FABULOUS NEW It's a WASHER...it's e DRYER...«ll in one cabinet! Tb< Bcndii Dnooiaiic drju u well Clothe! com? one rod/ fo wnr, H wuhc* yomr clothes atftomMl' Iron Of put away. See * demon- cillj in one oaatiniou operation. Hruion 11 our jiore ioday. DICK OSBORNE FURNITURE CO. 126 East Mai* Phon* 3221 Busiest "Errand Boy" in Town Telephone Coils Here Travel 32,000 Miles a Day Blytheville people make an average of 33,000 local telephone calls a day. Add all the distances traveled by each call — and you'd have about 32,000 miles, just around town. No one knows haw much shoe leather and gasoline these 32,000 miles of telephone conversations save every day. .But to the businessman ... to the housewife ... to the farmer, the teen-ager, the doctor ... a telephone call is often the difference between getting things done or not — and it might be the difference between life and death. To make this busy "errand boy's" services more valuable, we have doubled the number of telephones you could reach with a local call in 1945. BENEFITS TO BLYTHEVILLE EMPLOYER ... provides good Jobs lor 62 people who earn $17,750 a month—«nd spend most ol it hero in Blythevllls. TAXPAYER . . . payi $18,500 > year in local taxes alone—enough to cover the cost of educating 215 gradi school children for a year. DIVIDEND PAYEE . . . *> mor» ttan 2,800 Arkansans who have invested $10 million, of their savings in telephone le- curities. SOUTHWESTERN BELL — ARKANSAS Kelso Brooks Manager W. W. Mitchell Wire Chief Virginia Davit Chief Operator 62 TELEPHONE PEOPLE . . . PARTNERS IN BLYTHEVILLE'S PROGRESS IF YOU LIKE A REAL BARGAIN, READ THE WANT ADS The BIGGEST selling job in town... . Here in th« classified section of your newspaper . . . you meet personally those 'people who are really in the market for what you have to offer. They read your message because they want to hire or he hired, to buy, sell, to rent, or. to do you a service. Within minutes after your paper appears YOU GET RESULTS THROUGH THE WANT ADSt Ads placed before 9 a.m. will appear same day. All classified advertising payable in advance. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS

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