The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 24, 1955 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 24, 1955
Page 10
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PAGE TEN Bl.YTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 1955 Food Black Market Hit by Red Press By RICHARD KAS1SCHKE MOSCOW (AP) — Black marketing in food is being sharply condemned .in the Soviet press, especially in these days when f .he. government is making great efforts to give Russia's millions more to eat. Wet Nam Religious Sects Told To Give Up Armies and Taxes SAIGON, South Viet Nam W) — power in his government by Satur- Prcmier Ngo Dinh Diem told South day or they will "appeal to the people." Government SENIOR PLAY REHEARSALS — Blytheville High School seniors are shown above during rehearsals for the senior memorial plays to be given at the high school auditorium Friday night. The plays will be preceded by crowning of the senior queen at 8 o'clock In the top photo, actors work on a scene from "The Valiant" in which Eugene Still (second from left) goes to his execution. Lyn- da Byrd (left) is student director. Others are (left to right) Gail Whitsitt, Charles Weidmnn, and Noble Gill, Jr. In lower photo, student director Danny Edgmon (right) rehearses a scene from Chekhov's "The Bear." Members of the cast are ilelt to right) Jimmy Goforth. Danny Cobb and Martha Ann Foster. Thurman Rowiett is director of the plays. (Courier S'ews Photos) There is a double market system in the Soviet Union. Prices in the state stores are fixed. Frequently you can't find certain meats, vegetables or other foods In the state stores. So you go to the free market, where peasants can sell their surplus. There you pay up to 200 per cent more for meat, for instance. That explains why some of the collective farmers have so much folding money. Beyond these legal markets, there is also a black market. Its operators are frequently thieves, and always profiteers. The newspaper Soviet Latvia, published in Riga, recently told how the women director of a state food department section was caught in "dirty profiteering affairs." This director lined up a black marketing ring which made off with a ton of sugar, 200 pounds of butter and otner foodstuffs from state stores. They peddled the sugar for 10 rubles (officially $2.50) pound, and other produce at similar prices. The police caught the profiteers with .large stocks of stolen goods and 12,000 rubles (officially $3,000) in cash. They were handed over for prosecution. Viet Nam's rebellious religious sorts yesterday he will negotiate with them if they will give up their private armies and special tax levies. The sects, whose troops total some 30,000 or 40,000 men, have demanded that Diem give them more Webb Signs Contract NEW YORK I*—NBC has signed 10-year contract for exclusive rights to Jack Webb's services .on radio and TV and to his Dragnet programs. Want Milk Machines WASHINGTON tiB — The Senate Republican Policy Committee has voted unanimously to support a move to put milk-vending machines in Capitol corridors. The Senate Rules Committee earlier had ruled against the machines . Automate masher Wafer Level Control! Adams Appliance Co. Inc. wrought iron Coffee Warmer regular value only 69c when you come in to see the New MAYTAG GAS RANGES The Maytag Coffee Warmer is a real conversation piece in popular black, wrought iron and chrome. Ideal for the perfect hostess. Keeps coffee at that "just right" temperature. It's yours for only 69c when you come in to see the new Maytag Gas ranges. This is our way of showing our appreciation to you for becoming acquainted with the enchanting new Conventional and Dutch Oven Models. You'll love the many outstanding features. ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. ,T. W. Adams, Owner 206-08 W. Main PHONE 2-2071 spokesmen said Diem would Issue a communique telling the sects he will discuss their demands If: il) lliey admit the principle of a single national army with one commander at the head, and (2) they concede only the national government will levy and collect all taxes. 'Hie Oao Dal and Hoa Hao sect* and the allied Binh Xuyen society now operate half a dozen private forces In the South. They collect taxes and other revenues In considerable areas they control around Saigon and south and southwest at the capital. Dlem's government already includes eight representatives ot th« sects. Now thy want to control tbt administration completely. We have it! The All New LEWYT on big wheels IN THE FARM HOME! • ROLLS ever <W till*, bar* floors, rugs I Rolls room-to-room I • ROILS with all tleaning took!' • Svttion-swttpi hart floor*, walls,- duiii; renews uphohlery; clean) rugs,- de-moths and deodorizes 1 • tnitant doit dhpoiat? 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