The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 2, 1953 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, July 2, 1953
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THURSDAY, JULY 2, 1053 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE THREB Bankers, Industrialists See No Business Slump in 1954 By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (AP) — Business steps into the second half of the year at a lively pace. Most businessmen are betting- that Christmas will find the pace slackened only slightly if at all. "The only signs of recession are in a few persons' heads," the president of an Eastern railroad scoffs. Bankers expect business to hold at a high level during the second half and see no "immediate indication of a slowing down," the American Bankers Association re. porta. ' Government economists insist that after the usual summer siesta —with many plants closing for mass vacations and repairs—business will pick up in the fall and (keep to a fairly fast clip the rest of the year. This optimism of the majority isn't universally shared, of course. Four supports of the boom in the past are being watched now for economic termites: auto production, jousing, farm income, and defense spending. Auto production—hitting a record high in the first half—may slow down by fall, although the big companies deny this. Used car dealers already are complaining of slow sales and growing inventories. Solid Citizen, His Conscience Made Him Give Himself Up CHARLESTON, W. Va. (#•)—A 27- year-old fugitive whose conscience prompted him to end a four-year refuge from the law is heading back to his family and job in New Ro- ehelle, N. Y., with the blessing of probation officers. Kanawha County Probation Offi- free. Beard walked into the county jail here Sunday and told deputies: "Let me in. I've had enough." He had been sought for four years on a probation violation charge. In 1048, he was given three years probation on a charge of breaking cer Shannon E. Apted lound that and, entering. Beard, who then liv- William M. Beard would be "a ci'ed- ed at St. Albans, W. Va., reported it to any community" and set him Augusta Terrorized By Strife AUGUSTA, Ga. (/?j — A bus company spokesman charged uuu «.-ie city is "in the throes of mob rule" after a tear gas bomb was tossed into one of the company's bust's. Six persons were sent to the hospital late yesterday in the latest violence stemming from a strike of bus drivers. The bomb fell into the lap of Sarah Lee Bryant, 26-year- old Negro. She suffered burns on the hip and an injured arm. Five other passengers, all Negroes, were treated for shock and illness caused by the bomb. Roy V. Harris,, secretary of the Augusta Coach Company, commented, "It looks like mob law has taken over the city." The company has been using nonunion drivers since union members walked out May 31 in a move to gain higher wages. They are members of the AFL Amalgamated Association of Street, Electric Kail- way and Motor Coach Drivers of America. Non-union drivers have been armed with ( pistols. Ernest Myrick, driver of the bus involved yesterday, said the bomb j tossev hurled the missile through an open winltnv. Company officials reported earlier that a load of buckshut was fired at one of the buses late Tuesday night. regularly to probation officers for one year and then vanished. He told county officers after surrender that he had been working in New Rochelle, N. Y., in a civil service job for the city. By working overtime, he said, he had made as much as $500 a month, had married and become a father. "But," he was quoted as saying, "all that time those old charges were eating on me. It got so bad I couldn't sleep at night. Sooner or Inter, somewhere, somebody was going; to tap me on the shoulder and I'd have to face the music." Checking his story, probation officers found he was respected by his employers and had been in no criminal difficulties since leaving Kanawha County. Apted told him yesterday that he could go home. The probation officer voided the warrant that had been out for his arrest. "He broke down and cried," Apted said. "He was a pitiful sight." Love/ 7 SAN JOSE, Calif. (/P)—Police today probed the story of a middle- aged farmer who reported shooting his wife after she told him to sto hanging out the laundry and "mak love" first. Joseph L. Gaugier, 51, told po lice he wandered about his fan j for a day before deciding to giv ' himself up and tell how he kille his wife Dccia, 40, with a shot fron a 25-20 rifle. He was booked on suspicion murder. The farmer said he was busy with the washing chore Monday nigh when his wife asked him to sto; and "make love." He said he refus^ ed and Mrs. Gaugier struck hin with a hot towel. GaugLev said his wife then ran into the house and fired several .22 rifle shots at him through the window. When she wouldnt 1 stop, hi explained, he went to a closet, goi his gun and fired at the window twice. Gaugier said he heard a thud an( found his wife dead on the porch with a bullet through the eye. Sheriff's Gapt. James Cunning ham said the story would be diffi cult to verify. Steel companies—also doin g a record business, much of it with Detroit—say orders on their books will keep them busy to the end of the year. They report no slowdown yet In orders from auto makers. Home building Is slowing down, just a little. Some in the building industry expect that it will be harder to find mortgage money and Interest charges will be higher. Construction costs won't ease much. Denand for new homes won't be as pressing. Old homes will sell at lower prices. Farm income will be smaller this fall than last. Prices for most farm products are lower than a year ago. And huge surpluses of some commodities overhang the markets. Already makers of farm machinery are cutting back production schedules. Defense spending will continue high—the big hangover of appropriated but unspent sums assures thai- Jobs win b« et apeak this nm- mer, but could be a little less plentiful by year's end. .Personal incomes, rising through the first half, aren't likely to go up much more The pace was definitely slower at mid-year. The cost of living—fairly stable during the first half—is likely to less galling. Rents and services may be a little more costly. But food is back to a seasonal pattern—surpluses holding down prices. Clothing, shoe and furniture prices will be held down by stiff and growing coinpetition, although all three industries are confidently predicting good health for the rest of the year. Gasoline and fuel oil prices will be higher. Business still isn't convinced it should be seeing a slump just around the corner. • • WA$HDAY BLUE$-Mrs. Alfred Wilson, of Ft. Worth, Tex., looks mighty sad and you'd be sad, too, if you were in her position. Shown above gazing at the remains of a S5 bill—part of some $428 chewed up in her washer. She just forgot to take Mr, Wilson's billfold out of his overalls before throwing them in her washing machine. *# Sqyirrefs 7 Em Nutty SUB FOR CHURCHILL-R. A. Butler, Chancellor of the British Exchequer, has assumed leadership of the Conservative Party, in the enforced absence of Sir Winston Churchill. Doctors have ordered a one-month rest for Churchill. There are 77,700 seats in the Cleveland Municipal Stadium; 61,000 in Yankee Stadium. TRUSSES Spring or Elastic Abdominal Belts Kirijy Drug Stores TO CROPS? We offer to the farmers free field inspection for Thrips, Army Worms, Red Spider and other insect damage. We have six pound toxaphene, 25 per cent DDT, BHC and DDT 9/15 liquids. Also dust. If you have insect or poison problems, feel free to call on us at any time. Blytheville Soybean Corp. 1800 W. Main Phones 6856 — 695? — 6858 Headquarters for Toxaphene, DDT and Other Poisons. FOR RENT MOVIE CAMERAS and PROJECTORS All New Kodak Equipment Offered in a Large Selection BARNEYS DRUG STORE 2006 W. Main Phone 3647 Kiwonians Hear Delegates Members of the Blytheville Kl- ivanis Club heard a report on the Khvanis International convention which was held in New York City last week at their weekly meeting of the club in Hotel Noble yesterday. The report was given by club President S. E. Tune who. with L. E Isaacs, was a delegate to the con vention. Guests at yesterday's meeting in eluded Raymond Zachery and P. D Foster, Jr. The Boxer uprising was one of religious fanatics among the Chi nese peasantry, with the object of driving the foreigners out. RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. LAST TIMES TONITE Maggie & Jiggs Out West With Job Yule Rennie Riano George McMamis Cartoonist FRIDAY SUBMARINE COMMAND William Holden Nancy Olson William Bendix SATURDAY FLYING LEATHERNECKS Special July 4th Feature In Technicolor With John Wayne Robert Ryan SATURDAY OWL SHOW YUKON GOLD With Kirby Grant PLUS NEW SERIAL KING OF THE CONGO ••*•••••••*•••••«••••••• LOS ANGELES (#)— Some squirrel y squirrels— an estimated 20,000 to 30,000 of them— are driving the Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company slightly nuts. The squirrels cost the company about $30,000 last year in the San Fernando 1 Valley, and the vaJ.'ey squirrel population is doubling every year. Jittery squirrels — ill, adolescent, list plain nervous — chew holes in .he protective lead sheathing around ;elephone cables, allowing moisture to interrupt service. Dick Teapue, in charge of his company's fight against the squirrels, said today: "Cable-gnawing seems to be related solely to nervous temper.. UK?: it. Healthy adult squirrels never chew cables." The only effective defense, "tape-armored" cable is in short supply and expensive." HOLLAND NEWS By Mrs. Ed Hampton, Jr. Mr. and Mrs. Ed Hampton, Jr., attended a supper party for cancer workers Tuesday night In Gwyn's dining room at Hayti where 24 representatives of Pemiscot County communities were treated to a steak-chicken platter. Formation of a centralized county chapter for cancer was introduced by J. W. Ficklin of Columbia, director of the Missouri Division of the American Cancer Society. During the evening displacement of a sineto county chairman with six divisional officers and their committees was presented by Mr. Ficklin, met with approval by the group and these officers were appointed to .serve. Mrs. Fred Glasscock of Hayti, present county chairman, accepted the office of general county chairman, Mr. and Mrs. V. M. Jones received 38 relatives and friends into their horns 1 for a reunion during the vacation visit of the William Wilson family of Greensboro, N.C. Setting for the gathering was the expansive shaded lawn of the Jones' who reside .several miles out of Holland, west. Outdoor furniture was arranged for comfort and coolness all about Ui£. delicinful cojintrv nHce where gnesia relaxed a spite & femBSwS' sultriness. Here and there sat tables bearing tall pitchers of iced orangeade, mint juleps and colorful cool- aid drinks for the children. Supper was served indoors in the large living-dining area. Guests from elsewhere were Mr. j party plans until guests arrived at an early hour bearing packages and wearing wide grins. The evening was spent playing eana.sta and visiting. A straw-terry shortcake topped with an ice cream fluff comprised the dessert plate served by Mary Jo and co-hostess Ann Neal. It was the Hamptons' 17th anniversary. Mrs. Gertie Ladd and Mrs. Clarence Utley accompanied by Mrs. Felix Carney of Blytheville Wednesday attended funeral services of H. o. Skipper, 85, of Lauderdale ' Courts in Memphis, who passed away earlier at his home. Services were held at Spencer- Sturla Chapel in Memphis. A former Hollander, Mr. Skipper is remembered here by many old timers, having lived in this community with his family for many years. Interment was at Kennett, Missouri. Mr. and Mrs. Virgil.Cornell and daughters Shirley, Norma and Glenda, arrived Wednesday from Inclio In Clochilla Valley, Calif., where they have lived, the past seven months. During this time they were the cuests of Mi', and Mrs. Jack Uncler- •wsca Q Ban Dieso, Mr. ana Mrs. Louis Williams at Corona, near Long Beach, and Mr. and Mrs. Gus Heurto. In the Carnell home this week is their grandmother and great grandmother, Mrs. A. E. Underwood of Cardwcll. Mrs. Qarvin Wilson left Friday by There she spent the week-end with Mr. and Mrs. Newt Hendrlx, leaving Monday for Flint, Mich., to Join her husband who has lately begun working with a construction company In Flint. They will remain Indefinitely. At present they are guests of Mr. and Mrs. Bill Colioon. From the Wilson home, Mr. and Mrs. William Wilson and daughter left Monday after ten days here vacationing among relatives and friends. Former Missourians, they now reside in Greensboro. N. C. Mrs. Chris Wentzell and daughters Margaret Louise and Mrs. Kenneth Berry and Kenny, Jr., are home after a week at Fort Bragg, N. C., where they drove to see their daughter and sister, Mrs. Charles Elley and Infant son, Charles Michael. Week-end southern visitors, Mr. and Mrs. D. K. Hudson and daughter and sons Keitha Lynn, Dean Keith and Lynn, arrived in Blytheville by plane Saturday night where they were met by Mr. and Mrs. Noble Capehart with whom they were houseguests. Family members who dropped in to see the Hudsons, who live In Birmingham, Ala., during their brief stay were Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Smith of Steele, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Cohoon, Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Moon, Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Capebart. the L. Berrys and the Byron Hollys. Keitha Lynn will remain for extended visiting her grandparents and among relatives. Arriving Saturday at Mr. and Mrs. V. M. Jones for two or three wtete rammer rartteg grs IE?, S, Mrs. Charles Byrd and four children of San Francisco. \Vith Mrs. Nannie Porter and Mr. and Mrs. Culton Porter Bundiy were Mr. and Mrs. Q. W. Rutledg* and Miss Shaddlng Tolar of Ridgely, Tenn., who were guests at dinner. MOX In West Blythcvill* Air Conditioned by Refrigeration Show StarU Weekdays 7:00 Sat. Sun 1:00 Always A Double Featur* THURS & FRI id> ('aiiotti >U\C FROM —PLUS— AfcSO CARTOON and Mrs, R. F. Taylor and Mr. and j train from Cairo, 111., where shn was Mrs. W. R. Curry" and family, all j tf *ken by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cassey of Memphis; Mr. and Mrs, Lloyd | o{ Sikt-slon, en route to Chicago. Curry and family of Hayti; Mr. and ' Mrs. W. A. Curry of Steele: Mr. and Mrs. Joe Samford of Steele; W. P. Polk. Mr. and Mrs. Louis Prazier and Mr. and Mi's. Virgil Jones of Cooler. Some of the meteorites that flash into the earth's atomosphere as "shooting stars" may be lumps from the outer crust of a long- dead planet. Scientists have long thought that the iron meteorites were chunks split from the central core. Mrs. Fare Utley was hostess to her two-table bridge club, the Town and Country Club. Wednesday night in the air-cooled home of . her si.ster-in-law. Mrs. Delie Utley. A guest. Mrs. Patricia Bell, sub- ' stituted for Mrs. Joe Coleman in the evening's playing. A salad plate was enjoyed with lemonade. Mrs,. Delie Utley won high score. Mrs. Mary Berry placed second and Mrs. Pauline Utley of Steele brld- goed. A surprise wedding anniversary party was arranged Friday evening by Mary Jo Hampton for her parents, the Ed Hampton. Jrs., who remained quite innocent of any RADIATOR WORK • Boiled Out • Repaired • Flo Tested • Re-cored ALL WORK Guaranteed Grovers Body & Radiator Shop 508 Cl. Lake Ave. Pho. 6981 OWN YOUR HOME! Some Builders Build Just Houses, But We Have Built You a Home! THREE beautiful Brick homes to choose from. Built of th« very best materials throughout. Large Lifetime Geneva kitchens. Forced Air Central heating systems. Partially Air Conditioned. Tiled Baths, equipped with American Stand, ard colored fixtures. Insulated walls and ceilings. Then houses have 3 bedrooms and den or can be used conveniently as 3 bedrooms. Car ports or attached garage. Large landscaped lots on paved streets. Located at 504 Hardin Street, 1104 & 1108 North Fifth Street In Country Club Area Addition. Open for inspection Sunday 2 to 6 P.M. Week days by appointment. 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