The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 10, 1952 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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•LTTHETTLLE (ARK.) COURIEU HEW! TUESDAY, JUKE 10, 1961 Fulbright Salvages Important Amendment To Wa/s/i-Hea/ey Act • WASHINGTON (Jf, - Sen. Fnl- hrieht of Arkansas salvaged In the BMiiU thl« week whnt he regards M th« most Important of several amendment* h« has proposed to change the Wal»h-Hea)ey Act. The Walsh-Healey Ml provides that firiru contracting to sell goods am" nipplle* to the government must pay the prevailing wage sea! 1 :. It wa.s enacled U> keep government cortruUi «wav from swciit siiops. | However. Fiilbrifiht lias contend-, ed that as the act has been and is betas administered by Ihe Ij»lx>r Department Industry Is beinu Iro- 7ei in areas where it now exists and can't get established and thrive In other areas—the south for example. 1 Amendments Proposed He proposed three amendments to the net which he contends would i bring it into line with twliat ho re-I Sards as the oricinnl net of Congress The. Senate Banking Committee approved two of the.se. At this stnge President Truman critided the two amendments and I viRed the Senate to defeat them. ; Aware that he faced a losing j fight. Fulurlght set out to effect n coir.promise. He dropped all of his 1 poposals excetp one which permits t;purU, to review any administratU'e ordei or rcgiilation issued by the Labor Department under the act, Prnpoul Accepted The opposition accepted thl« pro- nasal. Fnlbrlghl figured that If he Is correct in his view of the original Intent of the act. then a judicial review of the Labor Department's ciders would result in a correction ul the administrative ovdcr. Thus, he said, this one amendment ultimately could achieve the reforms he has In mind. H said If an Infant Industry secldnc to get started in Arkansas is required (o pay the high wages paid In the industrial New England states then it Is doomed to failure. Tnus. he said, it will be difficult lor new Industry to start In Arkansas and the south. He snlrt he favors Improving v.sqe.s and woikiiiK conditions for labor but that "first you have to have an Industry." For that reason. Fulbright said, he cannot see why Arkansas labT has come out In opposition to his proposals. Dope Wove Sweeps W. German For First Time in History By WI1XY M. HORBACH HAMM, Germany Wl—A dope •wave is sweeping West Germany for the first time In history. Some 50.000 xddicls have become the nightmare of health and •ecurity officials. Officials of the "main office for combatting drug dangers" In Hamm say the number of dope ad- dlcta has soared since the war. Marihuana, virtually unknown before the war. Is being smuggled Into the country from abroad. It h*n become a favorite Htimulant lor man yyuoht sraitUsotnhrdne, for many youths, artist* and other Germans. The federal interior ministry Is wganlllng a narcotics bureau In •n effort to control Illegal trade in drug* and to fight smuggling. Before the war 6,000 drug ad- dicU were registered by the Retch's Health Ministry In Berlin. Seven thousand others were under medical treatment. TbM« fiffurM now have tripled, official* uid, but exact totals are not available alnce there Is no compulsory registration of drug addict*. Doctor! and health officials blame lh« war nod the disastrous postwar y*«ra for the new Qerman hut for narcotic*. Most of the II legal dope cornea from abandoned Wehnnacht stocks, plundered after the retreat of German armie*. Marihuana, often mentioned as he most dangerous drUR because t Is inconspicuous, easy to use, comparatively cheap and easy to ;et, has been brought Into the :ounlry by foreigners, sometimes occupation troops. Despite the stiff counter measure*, especially by he American military authorities, The marihuana trade flourishes. In recent months, German and Allied police have broken several dope rings In Western Germany By tight cooperation, drastic !tncs and Jail sentences and a de- :ermlned antt-narcollcs campaign. German authorities are going a!! out to check the dangerous dope Lrade. Appearance Won't Count, Georgia Court Rules ATLANTA t/P) — Georgla'l Court of Appeals recently held a Moul- trle, Ga., man could recover |1,000 from all automobile dealer because i car the latter sold ai a 1949 model actually was a 1948 model. Ttie dealer's defense: the phy»l- cal appearance of the 1948 and 194! models of the car (Hudson) varied so little that he was unable to tel them apart and honestly believed he was selling a 1949 model. Enter Today WIN ROYALTKS* FROM VT TEXAS OIL WELLS I OK ONI OF 899 OTHER VALUABLE PRIIES IN EASY DrPepper JINGLI CONTEST Get Your Entry Blank From Your Favorite Dealer Dr. Pepper Bottling Co. 315 E. Main Phone 2392 Your Dest advertising V alue every day is LXefiniteiy COURIER NEWS Classified Advertising Come to Blytheville tomorrow... ' . . and see for yourself what happens when 84 progressive merchants and firms team up in a determined effort to give the people of this trade territory the greatest single day of money saving values in Blytheville's history. No stone has been left unturned in this all-out campaign to slash prices on everything from earrings to automobiles. Come to Blytheville tomorrow... . . . where you'll find ladies 51-15 nylons at 50c a pair. . . you can pick up ladies casual "zombies" for only 67c . . . imagine buying nationally advertised men's shirts at half price . . . Maybe you'd like a pair of nationally advertised 6.95 children's shoes for 2.99 ... or a nice big metal glider and chair both for 15.95 ... If you need a luxurious innerspring mattress you only need 29.95 to get a $50 job . . . Not only do they give you a $1 chicken dinner for 60c, but your pie and coffee are FREE . . . two loaves of bread for 25c is easy on the budget. . . 19c for a jumbo banana split brings back old memories . . . and those lovely little $2.95 hurricane vanity lamps are yours for $1... ladies handbags at $1 are worth three times the price ... A smart chrome and plastic breakfast suite is yours for only 49.95 . . . It's hard to believe, but ladies smart new T-shirts will be tagged $1. All electric fans at big discounts . . . Beautiful 80 square prints at 25c per yd. are worth twice the price . . . Men's $13 shoes are a paltry $7.95 . . . They're practically giving away plate lunches . . . Boys sport shirts and T shirts are half price . .". Ladies sheer dresses have been reduced al.most one-half . . . These are only a few specials . . . there are literally hundreds more just as impressive as these. Come to Blytheville tomorrow... I'. . for plenty of free entertainment. Slim Rhodes and his Mountaineers will provide music fun and laughter all day long. Hear Slim, Speck and the rest of the gang as they perform throughout the day on Mai nStreet in Blytheville. Remember, there's no charge for parking tomorrow ... All parking meiers will be sacked up for the day. It's the ideal day to bring the family to town for a big day of entertainment as well as SAVINGS! \ Come to Blytheville tomorrow.. '. . . where all the kids can see a movie for only 4c. All you have to do (if you are 12 or under) is to take mom or pop to any BVD store. You'll receive a ticket that will admit you to the Ritz Theater for only 4c. This offer is good only on BVD (tomorrow). Don't miss it! Be sure to bring mom or dad along to get your ticket. All Roads Lead To Blytheville...Tomorrow And Every Wednesday

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