The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 23, 1955 · Page 3
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WEDNESDAY, MAKCH 23, 19B5 BLTTHEVltLE (ARK.) COURIER TOWS PAOB THKE8 Hunger, Discontent Plague Red China's Farmers, Woman Says By FRED HAMI'SON ' HONG KONG (AP) — The wife of a Chinese cook has come back to Hong Kong from a visit to her family village in Red China 30 miles upriver from the Kukien coast. This is her account of farm life | in RecJ China. : The small lanner and laborer gets hajf an ounce of cooking; oil' a month against normal consumption of eight ounces. He gets one catty (1 1-3 pounds) of rice a day against normal consumption of l',2- He's allowed eight ounces of meat if he can find it. When hogs are butchered, soldiers and government workers are first served. Fanners cannot use their own rice or hogs as they please. They must sell to the government monopoly and buy back as they need. There is a .supply of fish about one third of the time. Soldiers and government workers always get theirs first. Cotton padding is almost, nonexistent. This is important, for pool' Chinese cope with cold weather by padding their clothing' and blankets. The cook's wife took her own padded cotton blanket to Fukien from Hong Kong. On'the return trip it was confiscated at Canton because the "people's government does not permit the export of padded bed clothing." Are people hungry? Everybody is a little bit hungry all the time, she said. One doesn't starve but he never gets enough. IK there open discontent? More than you would think. Small villagers complain to each other but they are careful. Law and. order is rigid and there is no stealing. A man caught stealing is made to stand on public display in the village center for a day or two. Pugwash Natives In a Tizzy About 'Home for Thinkers LITTLE LIZ— Next summer's bothing suits will probably show that the winter left a (ot ol people in bad shape. DYESS NEWS. By Mrs. J. L. Jacobs By RAE Canadian Press Staff Writer PUGWASH. N.S. WJ—Old-timer Charlie Teed, 88, knows Cyrus Eaton about as well as anyone else in Pugwash but the Cleveland millionaire's plan to open a "home for thinkers" here hns him puzzled. Other lolks in mis village share Charlie's puzzlement. The 500-odd villagers devote much of their time to loading lumber on foreign vessels or lobster fishing. Eaton plans to turn his 15-room summer home here into a thinking haven for Canadian, American and British scholars. The first guests, to be nominated by universities, are scheduled to move in this summer. The first year will be experimental. Remembers Family Teed remembers "Cy" Eaton as a boy when Joe Eaton's family was struggling to make a living at Pugwash Junction, six miles from here. Joe ran a general store and farmed. « "Cy used to be a quiet sort: didn't seem to go oui much," Teed said. "But I remember his pa sayin' there WHS nobody as trust- worthy as Cy." On the question of the "home for thinkers," Charlie just fingered his bushy while mustache and looked bemused. Joe O'Coimor, a 38-year-old lumber inspector, and Mrs. Edgar Gayton, who helps operate a tea room, agreed that Eaton's plan would be a success if it makes Pugwash a bigger spot on the map. Pa,.erhanger Angus Jamicson is a mile skeptic. He gazed at the knot of men sharing the warmth of the barber shop's coal stove and commented: "Looks to me as if Pugwash has enough thinkers already." Letters to Ike Urged by Backer EAST PROVIDENCE. R. I. (/!>>— Thomas J. Paol.ino, a Republican national committeeman from Rhode Island, proposes a letter-writing campaign to get President Eisenhower to run for re-election. He told 1,000 GOP workers at a supper last night: "We cannot elect a Republican president or a Republican Congress unlc.ss Eisenhower runs in 1056." Escaped Lion Goes Unnoticed ST. JOSEPH, Mo. '.?'—A lion escaped in the City Auditorium ycs- llerday but some 3,000 spectators 'watching Ihe Gil Gray Circus in the same building were unaware it WHS loose. The 250-pound lion pushed open a fire door and jumped iilto an alley. It roamed about three blocks eluding pursuing circus workers. Finally the 3M>-year-old animal, known as Goofus, was cornered in a warehouse. His love for chicken was his undoing. Using chicken as bait, circus hands had Goofus back in his cage after 20 minutes of freedom. Proper Name PORT HURON. Mich. WV-During a rainstorm, the Dew Drop Inn .siid down an embankmeniU into Anchor Bay. J. B. Wliiiworth, football coach til University of Alabama, and son, Bryan, and Frank Whiiworth oi BlyLheville spent Saturday here with their sister and aunt, Mrs. P. B. Wood, and family. Mr. and Mrs. Calvin Dallas and daughters of PortageviUe, Mo., were here Sunday visiting his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dallas, and attended the funeral of her grandmother near Lepanlo. Mr. and Mrs. Joe GarrctL and children of Memphis spun Sunday here with her parents before leaving for Norfolk. Va., where Mr. Oarrett is stationed with the Navy. Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Cash of Memphis spent Sunday here as guests of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hay Cash, Mr. and Mrs. E. O. Woody returned home Friday from Colby, Kans., after a two-week visit with relatives. Mr. and Mrs, B.R. Holland were dinner guests Sunday of Mr. and Mrs. H. H. Crawford. Mr. and Mrs. Donsil Burlison and children of Memphis spent Sunday in the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ray Cash and Mr. and Mrs. A. B. Burlison. Mrs. J. L. Jacobs returned from Waldron. Ark., where she has been with her daughter. Mrs. Gladys Keel, who has been ill for the past two week. A3C Coy Henson of Sedalia, Mo., is visiting his parents. Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Henson. Miss Pauline Williams of Memphis spent the weekend here as guests of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. M.. M. Williams. Mrs. Ivan Butler underwent, surgery Friday at University Hospital in Little Rock. She is reported to be improving. Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Holland made a bru-f visit in the home of Mr. and and Mrs. Lynn Lowe Tuesday night. Mr. and Mrs. E. M. Vining and children of Pascagoula. Miss., spent several days here with her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Bur- gelt. Miss Mary Lou Blach and Miss Charlene Frisby spent several days in Lepanto as guests of Miss Sue Scroggins. . . Miss Irene Robert-son spent Sunday in Blytheville with Miss Nina Jean Peterson. Pfc. C. L. Neely, grandson ol Mr. and Mrs. Charles Burgett and stationed on the U. S. S. Randolph, arrived in the states March 1 and Coruthersville News Bj SON*! SANDERS Fifty of the 63 members of the local Future Homemakers of Amei- ica attended the Southeast Missouri district meeting of the organization in Cape Oirardeau Saturday. According to Mrs. Nathan Wood, Caruthersville sponsor, only one sirl from Pcmlscot County was elected to a state office. She is Yvonne Smith of Hayti. About 1,000 girls attended (lie meeting, Mrs. Wood said. Mrs. Betty Ward Stevens, a high school junior, has been congratulated for her alertness by a publishing company in Boston, Mass. She received a letter Monday afternoon from Dr. Ronald Edgerton, editor in charge of high school publications for Ginn and Company. In the letter she was thanked for bringing a mistake in one of their books. "A History of Our Country," to their attention. Dr. Edgerton was replying to Mrs. Stevens' recent letter inform- ing them of the error. He stated that a correction In a map legend would be made in the June printing of the publication. Mrs. MoiTell DcRelgn, Jr., bus been elected new president of the Parent-Teachers Association. Mrs. W, F. James is the new vice-president. Other new olticcr.s are Mrs. Don Davis, second vice-president: Mrs. Ben Burns, trea.surcr; and Mrs. H. T. Simpson, historian. Paul booKoui of Caruthersville is in Washington, D .C., attending the ! Life and Casually Insurance Comi pany's sales leaders' convention. I Mr. Bookout is one of 17 agents from hi^> district that are attending the meeting for about 600 persons from over the nation. Perry Cooperman, presidentelect of the Rotary Club, and Wyman Dilhnan, past district governor of Rotary, will attend the Mar. 27-281 Rotary district meeting at Rolla,' Mo. At that time Rotary's • district governor will be elected. I „ , ItbpArtiC is the First to give you this FULL RANGE PROTECTION and meet the HIGHEST STANDARD ever established for automobile motor oils is expected to visit in Dyes* in a few weeks. Miss Carol Ann Wood spent Monday here as guest of her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. P. B Wood. 1st Choice Of i (""V,.rim.••/]Millions StJoseph DEADLY SKIDS ARE LESS LIKELY ON The difference between a deadly skid and a safe, quick stop is often the pavement. You can stop faster, even in the rain, on concrete. That's because concrete's gritty surface provides uniformly high skid resistance, wet or dry: Besides permitting better vehicle control, concrete makes night driving safer too! Its light-colored surface reflects up to four times more light than dark-colored pavements. You sec farther and have more time to slow down or stop: Concrete roads also are safer because they're free from hazardous ruts, washboard wrinkles and raveled edges. It's worth remembering that when the weather is rough you'rt much safer on concrete, the skid-resistant safety pavcmcnu Arkansas' important arterial route, U. S. (il-(i,'!, should he paved with concrete. 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FuTE-FuEL gives you increased power, higher anti-knock quality and greater fuel economy. FuiE-FuEt and Tf.OF- APTIC go together for betlar engine performance. PHILLIPS PETROLEUM COMPANY THIRK IS ONLY ONR OCNUINK LANOLIN PLUSI DISTRIBUTED I.N BLYTHEVILLE AREA FA' R. C. FARR & SONS Distributors Phillips Petroleum Products Looks like It's been happening week after \\cck. More people coming in every day to see, sit in, sample and select the '55 Buick of their choice. More people than ever before in our history. That's why you see so many new Buicks on the road today. And that's why — to meet this unprecedented popularity— Buick production has heen boosted to the highest levels of all time. Buick Sales Are Soaring The simple measure of it all is this: Buick is so "hot" an automobile that it now outsells all other cars in the United States except tivo of the best- known smaller cars. And for reasons sound, substantial and thrilling. Buick styling, you see, was never so crisp, clean, distinctive. Buick horsepower was never so high — Buick interiors never so rich—Buick's great ride never so satin-smooth and steady. ]3ut there's something else, too — something vastly different and exciting. Never before was there any motoring tlirill like the thrill you get fro in Biiick's spectacular new Variable Pitch Dynaflow." 11 lets you do what a pilot does—switch the pitch of your driving propellers- one way for gas saving in cruising — another way for instantaneous acceleration and getaway. Your propellers are inside the Dynaflow unit, spinning in oil. You change their pitch merely by pressure on the gas pedal. You get action that was never in any earth-bound vehicle before. No wonder we're writing up orders and selling Buicks at a rate that's making this the biggest year in Buick history. And no wonder—when you see our price tags-thai more and more people can afford the price of a new Buick. For all the way up the line—from the biutgcf-tiriceii SPECIAL to the custom- built Ro.-iDMASTi:it — each Buick is a stand-mil buy in its field. Why not come in for a visit this week and gel a down-to-earth look at the hottest Buick in history? MJatit on RunJmMer, opliiaul at ISM co:: on otbirScriel. Thrill of the year is Buick MIUON IM1I SIAIS IOt IUICK-S.. ih. Sunl-bili Sko« AlKnuiM lutuby Ev,ni w _ -WHIN (Ellilt AUTOMOSItIS AH IUIU IUICK WlUJUIlft M«— LANGSTON-Me WATERS BUICK CO. Walnut t Broadway 24 Hour Service Dial 1-4555

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