The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 8, 1947 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, December 8, 1947
Page 3
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MONDAY, DECEHrBER 8, 1947 BIATHEVILLE (AUK.) COURIER NEWS PACT New Influence Looms at Polls Negro Vote to Ger * More Attention in Arkansas Elections By Rob Brown (United Press Staff Correspondent) LITTLE ROCK. Dec. 8. (UP) — The Negro vote is destined U> become mi important Isclor In future elections !n Arknnsas, In the opinion of Gov. Ben Laney. In an oft-thc-rccord. on-llie-rec- oi'd press conference tills week, the governor discussed at length the trend toward Negro voting in Arkansas, a white primary state. He pointed to a recent Pine Bluff election in which the Negro vote was ercditcd with electing at leas one official. "Yes," the governor snlcl, "I believe tlie Negro vote will be fel in Arkansas next year and in the future. Politicians are finding tha they can control a certain 'bloc of Negro votes. And when one con tender for office sees his opponen angling Jor those votes, he will gi after them too." Lancy added that uig plantatloi and mill owners—employers of sev enil hundred Negroes—now are realizing that they can wield -considerable power by seeing that their workers hold poll tax receipts nnd that they vote the right way. "When a politician is In a close race and a .friend oflers him several hundred Negro votes," the governor said, "he'll hardly refuse. And once lie has accepted these votes h« cannot criticize the other fellow for doing the same thing." The governor made some remarks about his personal beliefs on Negro voting but put them "oIT-the-rcc- ord." He has in the past, however, been outspoken in favor of "white primaries." New Royal Romance 40-Hour Week Should Go, GM resident Says NBYV YORK, l>ec. 8. (UP)—The. orly-hour week should Uo repudiated along with other "hiflntton- ry policies," according to Charles !. Wilson, president of Genera) dolors Corporation. Wilson addressed tlio final scs- :lou of the 52nd Congress of Amor- can Industry sponsored by ilia National Association of Manutuc- lurers, Friday night. He laid down program to combat Inflation Ihrougli harder work, elimination of waste, advoldancc of speculation, and trailer government economy. The 40-hour week, he said, "is heritage of (ho dtiya of planned scarcity, of plowing under cotton, and killing pigs to raise prices. It is » Job rationing inciusure. The penalty for extra hours of work Interfere* with the. right.s of many pnrllculnrly of lower paid find unskilled workers lo eurn a better living. "Today Ihfl situation clearly calls for a repudiation of these reactionary and inflationary policies.' According to Wilson, the nrcsen high cost of government, means lhat on the average R person work- Ing 40 hours a week Is working more tlmn 10 hours to support gov eminent and less than 30 hours to support himself and his family. Airport News A large attendance Li expected at i>e mound school session In Ilnn- nr No. 1 »t Munk-lpsl Airport at :30 lonighl, the first to-be lield i connection with the recently uthorlml commercial and flight nslructor ruling courses given by looil plying Service. Tlio courses will b« cllscussrd and uestions about them answered tor lolders of private pllota licenses vho are seeking the advanced rat- ngs, Mr. and Mrs. Hurolil sunbury lew lo Memphis yesterday In lib Bellanca on a shopping tup. Mr. and Mrs. c. V. Scbaunh took off from here yesterday In his tfavlon for St. i/nil« to hear I'lill Sptlnlny and his All dlrl Orchestra. B. C. Newcomb and Percy Wright flew lo Little Kock Friday In a Hood Flying Service Piper Su Cruiser. blflcials of (he IJuro Chrome company flc«- here In the- llrm'i vln-eiiBlno Cessna last week. The ncfi'inbcr issue of ArkansM Innin stileji thnt there are 500 censed airplane meolianlcs, ov- 4,000 licensed pilots and approx- imlely 500 [light Instructors In the ale. Transient, pilots who landed 'hero living IfUit week Included W. M- arbor of Weslport, Conn., In a will; H. W. l/>»ge« <>[ janes- llle. wls, Stlnson 150; f 1 . pisehcl f EvHiiston, ill., I.usconibc; Chnr- D. Hooker of Memphis, Kr- ouv*; r. B. Anderson of Memplils, Ercoupe; IX H. Walker of Magolla, Bill nenntlt of Kcimctl, Mo., •iper Cub; Tlionms E. Hill of West lemphls; and Frank Qrlffln of venneit, Mo., cub. >. I* i r, or* quickly rfteclk* \ lor the ifiiri ft nmrfttfii* nurt 1 lhnu LltiuLit C»pudln«. I AUo noothfi uixirl imvM (Uia to I (he puln. U«e only »t directed. Armed Services Go Long Hair With Ties, Tails WASHINGTON, Dec. 8 (UP) — A special Annert Forces committee Saturday recommended a new formal attire for officers — a civilian monkey suit with gold braid and trimmings added. The recommendation will be stud- led by defense secretary James Forrestal and by the secretaries of Army. Navy and Air Force. If It meets with.thelr approval. 11. will go to President Truman for a final f ' King Michael of Romania and Princess Anne of Bourbon-Purum, shown logether during « recent stroll In London, will probably announce their engagement In less than, a month, a source close to the Danish throne said. Tlie Danish-French Princess once worked In a New York hat shop. INEA Radlo-Tclcphoto.) CAPUDINE I * Farm honey production In Hie United Slates totaled more than 133,000,000 ixnnuls In 10-15, Relief At Last For Your Cough Creomulsjon relieves promptly bn cms* It toes right to the seal of thr trouble to help looMn and expc term laden phlegnt, and aid naturi to sooth* and heal raw, tender, inflamed bronchial mucous mem- brane.i. Tell your druggist to sell yor a bottle of Creoinulsiou with the understanding you must like HID way i> quickly allays the couch or you arc to have your money back. CREOMULS1ON for Cou rii, dieitColdi, Bronchitis THE FINEST CHRISTMAS GIFT Rtiuell $t»v«r Ciriicfc «r» made of the lines! in«redie«U, »cieati(ici!ly Ueided lomiikc (be most delicious candid, ipjireciated b;... «nd tyfiofiitlt for... everyone. WOOD'S DRUGSTORE 221 West Mnin SI. Phone 507 decision Mr. Truman sent a letter to For- rcslal about six weeks ago letllng him there was a little too much variety and not enough sparkle in the formal dress of military officers. He said he noticed lhat they were ouLihown at formal functions by foreign officers- The joint board deliberated long and carefully. Members decided the civilian white tie and tails with trimmings to denote the particular service was a good answer. have completed recruit training at the Naval Training Center at San Diego, Calif., and have been advanced In rating to seaman second class, the Navy .iatrt today. They arc Wllllan E. Lewis, son of Mrs. D. E- Lewis of Rt. 3. Blythe- vlllc, and Joseph M. Walter, son of Mr. nnd Mrs. James Waller o Leachville. Two Missco Men Finish Initial Training in Navy Two Mississippi County mci amllle* Work Toiether WEST WARREN, Mass. (UP>- Employcrt at the William E. Wrlgh As Sons Co. factory are 86 famil combinations, including 193 of th 450 employes. Topping the list the Znlewskl family—father, and four daughters. ) TOYS! TOYS! GIFTS! GIFTS! GIFTS! DREIFUS Make Wonderful Christmas Gifts A beautiful ict.ring for Chrittma* is a gift thai rings .true. Our grand xMlon ol handiOflW Ml ringi are *ire. to be the center of admiration ancWnvy wherever-Ihey'r* iwn. ChooM from • L - : " ! ng comeoi, lujlroui blithilone*, [•» black onyx, sjgnet rings, Initial rlng«, —SHELBY & SCHWINN GIRLS BICYCLES— AT ADAMS APPLIANCE 206-08 West Main St. Toy's For Christmas: ' in Models TRICYCLES 7 Models WAGONS SCOOTERS ROLLER SKATES.. IRISH MAIL PARACVCLKS . .. JET MOBILES DESK SETS BLACKBOARDS Footballs Rasketball*....' J8.9I. 'to S2Z.B5 ...3Sc lo H.95 SI.79 to JS.9S $3.50 (o $4.75 $15.75 S*.!I5 $7.50 57.91 SOc to $2.45 !Mtc t» $11.55 $2.98 to $12.50 Personal or for the Home: Records. Record Players and Cabinets ^ Portable and Console Radius \ Record Players and Cabinets Waffle Irons—Toasters—Irons Pressure Cookers—Fyrex Gift Sets Vacuum Cleaners—Lester Pianos Ivcrs-Pond Pianos Hunllng Clothes— Pistols Guns—Ammunition—Decoys Badminton Scls—Tennis Racket] Archer.v Sets—hasebail Gloves Softball*—Mitts—Bats Famous Names in Fishing Rods & Reels: Don't miss onr sporting jroorfs* department . . . it's the most complete <if its kind in BIytheville. All fine quality merchandise yon know, too! Indoor and Outdoor Lighting Sets many set with sparkling diamond*. Co values and xmet Meet DfBifus ... Wear Diamonds STORES IN MEMPHIS, ILYTHEVIUE AND DTERSMIM Holos Illuminated Stars and Wreaths

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