The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 10, 1947 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 10, 1947
Page 10
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FACE TEN BI,YTHEVII,LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, DFXEMBEB 10, 1947 Senator Defends Marketing Co-Op ' American Farmers Urged to Combat •' Vicious Campaigns ST. PAUL, Minn., Dec. 10. (UP) — Sen. George p. Aiken, H., 'VI.. urged American fanners to organize 'marketing cooperatives and to .stand by the organizations in Ihc face of ''vigorous and vicious campaigns" 'being waged against them. Alken told 3,000 delegates to ih". 'l<Hh annual meeting or stockholders in the FMrmers Union Grain Terminal yesterday "mono- ,poly-.«eeking elements" of industry ana commerce are trying to break the strength of organized agriculture. The ranking majority member o! the Senate Agriculture Committee said that attackers of cooperatives "systemically propagandize" the small merchants and businessmen in Iheir efforts (o weaken Ihc farm ranks. He said Congress .should require the National Tax Equality Association and "other power-seeking" organizations, which, he contended are "leading the attack" on coop- I : peratives, to make full and open financial rcporU_ and to pay taxe.s • on trielr "enormous cash incomes." Seven Die In Fire Army Transport Crashes, Burns ; Near Goose Bay WESTOVER FIELD, Mass.,., Dc.% 10 (UP)—A U. S. army C-54 transport crashed and burned soon after leaving Goose Bay, liabrador, on a training flight to Westover Field, 'and there were no known survivors. ; it was announced today. • (An unofficial report from St. Johns, Nfld., said that 29 passenger.; •'and crewmen were aboard the plane • when it crashed Jusl after taking off from Goose Bay for Westover Fiejd, Mrss., last night. The St. Johns report said working parties were plowing through heavy snow toward th-; f crash scene.) Though the plane was capable of carrying 40 passengers, nlr trans: port command officials here said 'only the crew may have been aboaid| ' when the accident occured shortly before midnight. '-. Handicapped by adverse weather, lice and snow, a ground party con; .listing of dog teams carrying medi: cal supplies set out- from Goose Bay for the crash scene, eight' miles '-North of the'Goose Bay airdrome. The weather prevented' observation of the wreckage or of progress .of the ground party but a radio ', message received here at mid-morning said there we're "no known sur' vivors." ' Search planes which took off Im• mediately after the crash reported • there were "signs of survivors" near ' the wreckage. However, subsequent . radio reports dirt not elaborate on ' this angle. ther Congress would act on the in- i had lo lake the Initiative " slallment buying bill before Christ- s ' Mr Truman's program included , requests for extension of export and Wolcotl said that Ir he sets a- j transportation controls, Iwo o[ the round to introducing (lie llcjmbli- four points accepted by the Re- Cfln bill today his committee will j publicans today. But he asked for hold hearings tomorrow to "pull ; compulsory allocations of scarce things together." He said protract- | Industrial materials in contrast lo cd hearings would not be necessary. : the I!e|>iib!ii-an proposal for a vol- Wolcott made It clear tnat the ; unlnry system. 001 door admlnistration submitted a bill carrying broad rationing and allocation power. In a radio debate last night, Taft (assailed the bill as a proposal to i economy such as prevails In nearly return to a completely controlled ['every country la Europe-" economy such -as a "proposal to I return to a completely controlled I measure "does not/ close the lo future consideration <it other matters_rnlscri bynhc President." lie explained Ihe that the Join-point proposal "Is that part of Besides sianri-by rallomns aii'l price-iva'^c control powers, the ad- mlnlstrntKm also asked for mca- , SUITS lo ii'suict bank credit. Hut i thus i n , j, | la . s ,,,,t submitted spe- ' the anti-Inflation program pn wliicli ' c jrj c i, :1}lk LT r'mt recoinmendntions. we can legislate at '.his session." (A 'federal 'reserve .spokesman has! Malleck said "different ndmini.s- , questioned the effectiveness of Wol- ; tratlon people are coining up here | coil's propoMil to attack the hank with first one kind of a program ; credit issue through changing gold and then another, and none is ', reserve requirements. supplying us with definite details-" i T iie KcpuiiJic-an program was dls- "llad to Take Initiative" ' dosed low than 24 hours after the "The rc.sult is," lie .said, "we have t for chictyn brown the best in town/ HuMKo COOKING FAT Jts Wonderful! Steel Oil Barrel Racks Any Size T. L MABRY 423 MISSOURI ST. I'll. 3B27 City Radio -Service- Dial 2407 fU Kast Main 8t Felix A. Carney carry out the body of one of a family uf seven who died when fire stt'opt a second-story npnitmcnt over a barber simp in Greenwich. Ohio. Mr, and Mrs. Wai nie nice and live ol their nix children perished in the blaze, believed .started by an overheated stovepipe. Trie father died in ft hospitnl after a vain rescue attempt, trying to reenter the burning building. (NEA fTciephoto.) Meyers Case Again Before U.S. Grand Jury WASHINGTON. Dec. 10. »UP> — A fcricrnl grand jury today entered Ihc final singe of its investigation of the wartime financial deals ol retired MaJ. Gen. Bennett E. Meyers, Only three more witnesses were .scheduled to testify as the Jmy resumed bearings after a \vcck-loni; lecess. Government prosecutors hoped foiy early Indictment of Meyers hut were pessimistic fit-out chances of ending the inquiry by tonight. They snlcl at least one witness would probably be held over until tomorrow, £.nd tha'- it might, he Friday or Monday before the jury could decide whether to indict tho 'dapper balding former air force procurement, officer. U.S. Attorney George Morris Fay is believed seek i ng a two -covml chp.rgtV of perjury and 5ubornation ol perjiny. Later. the Justice Dr- partrrieni is'expected to .seek indlcL- 1GO to HO Ib.s. $35.50-25.75; 130 to 150 Ibs. $23.50-25.50; 100 to 120 Ibs- $21.25-23.2o. Good sows. 450 Ibs. down, $24-2-1.50; over 450 Ibs. $13.25-23-15: few S24. Most stafjs $18-21.50. Gallic: 5.^00; salable -1.500; cal[ ve.s: 1,2110, all salable, steers tn light supply finding limited inquiry with very little done- Less than 20 loads of steer."; on sale with small slaughter Interests taking a few medium fleshed light j weight steers around $22-25-24.50; j thesft about .steady with Tuesday, j Heifers and mlxrri butcher ycnr- lings in moderate supply;' some sales steady on medium to low good kinds, $18-25. cows somewhat slow; sternly at Tuesday's decline. Beef cows, SI 7-19; common and medium, $14.50-16.50; canners and cutters, $11.50-1450; bulls, nctlve; good beef bulls $10-19.50. • FormerBlytheYilleWoman '• Dies in Hattiesburg, Miss. '• Mrs. Prentis Smith ol Hatties[burg, MLss., mother of trie late 'George P. Smith of Blythevillc, died ! yesterday in the Methodist Hospital ; in Hattiesburg following a year's ' illness. She was 70. • . Mrs. Smith lived in Blythevillc Tlor 12 years before movini to Hal: tiesburg. Funeral services were conducted ;this afternoon at 2 o'clock in Hnt- tiesburg. She Is survived by two sons, Buck , Smith of Memphis, Hokc Smith of Pascagoula, Miss., and three daughters. Mrs. Russell King of Jackson, ;Miss,, Mrs. Ben Durroh of Birming- ;h»m, Ala., and Mrs. Julian Parker of San Diego, Calif. GOP OFFERS (Continued from Page 1) gram. There was likelihood of a from the recent inquiry into, Meyers' activities by the Senate War i Investigating Committee. Witnesses j testified that Meyers, while n gov- i crnmcnt procurement, o f M c e r, gleaned si $131.000 wartime profit from his undercover connection with the Aviation Electric Co., nn Ohio subcontractor. t Meyers denied ami all other charses. i Pennies St^rl Ulirary i FITCHBURG, Maw. (UP) --Fitch* t burg school children, anxious for! a library of their own, nversub- j scribed a self-imposed quota o( j 51,000,000 to start one. The entire; project is expected to cost $150,000; and will consist of an addition toi the present Wallace Library. the war, in most cases, tlic controls required a one-third down payment and a Limit of 15 months in ubtch to pay for consumer goods. The bill die! not specify the controls, but would leave the entire question of controls up to the Federal Reserve Board, it was likely the board, if Riven authority, would invoke its wartime provisions. Tafl said tho conferees agreed (hat the would push the bill to passage 'first. He said legislation to restore' installment buying controls would considered separately from the Republican Hmi-mfliU"ion bill. Taft snid he dirt not know wlie- SERVING COKE IS HOSPITALITY YOUR HANDS DAVID 6. ANDERSON MASON CONTRACTOR Brick Work of Quality TlOVi E. Davij St. Phone 4641 Come To Our TOYLANDJ |||' r It's the most complete toy display in Blytheville. LOOK AT THIS— IB In. rniCYCLES JD.95 Overland COASTER WAGON ... J8.95 BLAN HEATH All Kinds Doll* Doll Flueglc.i ... ' Christmas Tree LIGHTS SI.98 op $1.35 up Auto & HOMf SUPPLY .$2.89 Phone 82ft 41!) West Main Street FARM DITCHES DRAGLINE EXCAVATION R. M. HEUCHAN P. O. Box 883 CONTRACTOR 3lythevi!Ic, Ark. Phone 4821 PLEASE return empty bottles promptly Ask for it cither w/jy . . . both trade-marks mean the same thing. IOTTIED UNDER AUTHORITY OF IKE COCA-COLA COMPANY BY COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO. of Bl.YTHKV1I.LFi 1947, Th. Coca-Cola ' Negro Deaths Funeral services [or Venie Sudds, who died yesterday, will be held tomorrow afternoon at 2 o'clock at • i Home Funeral Home chapel The Rev. H. S. HilllarS wi'il o[- •ficlatc and burial will h c at Till- .man Cemetery on Highway 18. She is survived by two sisters, a brother and a niece. Livestock First National Insurance Agency FOK COMPLETE PROTECTION Phono 2311 108 North 2nd St. BILL WILSON CHARLES BITTNER OF REflSOIl ELLIS POOLE ST. LOUIS NATIONAL, STOCKYARDS. Dec. 10. (UPI (USOAi Livestock: Hogs: 14,300: salable 12.500; market uneven; weights 170-lbs. and up and sous, steady to 25c higher: lighter weights, steady to 25c lower. 180 to 240 Ibs S26-26.25; top S2G.25: 250 to 300 ins. mostly s;o: Odd lots heavier weights 523.75; Now In Progress JIMMIE EDWARDS GREAT Anniversary Sale! "See Jimmie First" FOR / , CHRISTMAS I'VE BEEN INi TOWN JUST FOR A, DPXV FOUND OUT SOMETHING RlG-HT , IT'S JUST > j > AL.U THE <( PEOPLE. SAV Have You Tried Bowling? WHAT COULD BE A BETTER GIFT FOR THE HOME, THAN A SERVEL ELECTROLUX KEROSENE REFRIGERATOR? WE HAVE A GOOD SUPPLY % NOW ON HAND . . . BEST PRICE *, ANYWHERE! WE WfLL,NOr BE UNDERSOLD.' POOLE Regulation 10 Pin Alleys! En joy This Healthful Sport , Regularly at CHIT WOOD'S 10 PIN BOWLING ALLEY In 500 Block on East Main Street Phone 4929 eele. MO. Phone Steele 49 FARM DITCHES DITCH BANK LEVELING PRIVATE ROADS OR ANY EXCAVATION S. J.COHEN Contractor LYNCH BLDG. BLYTHEVILLE ARK. • (Pkone 3646 0*42525

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