The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 11, 1947 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 11, 1947
Page 7
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Two Cities Delay Rental Decisions Little Rock, Pine Bluff Advisory Boards to Gather More Fact* (By I'nitp,) i-ress) Jillie rent advisnry hoards of two ^kansas cities stood by today a. wilting additional information before recommending the continuation or discontinuance of controls in Little Roc): and Pine Bluff. More than 50 landlords entered Viperous protests against continuation of controls in Little Rock Tuesday night, while four tenants or tlielr representatives si>okc out. for control. The Little Rock board, of which A. P. Burbridse is chairman decided to wait inilll its Dec 15 deadline before making recommendations to Washington A representative of a Little R oc k realty company \sald his firm was in favor of continued control he- cause more houses arc put up tor sale at high, uncontrolled prices wrulo rents are frozen at low levels' Another realty company operator opposed control on the grounds that the owner of an inferior bous- ing link may charge the samp as the owner of a better unit because the differentia) existed at the time rents were frozen Survey to Be Made He also cliargcd control as a vicious violation of the constitution," since it take... the control of private projicrty away from the The Pine Bluff hoard decided to a.ske the national housing expertit- er in Washington for atlriiti »,al time to file Its recommendations. Chairman j. Miles Roberts said the board needed more time to enable the Pine Bluff Real Estate board and other interested groups to present testimony. JKcrsons at the last meeting a(R;«l that Pine Blufr has only two rental levels — hii>h and low. The advisory bonrri askerl the re;il estate board for a survey showing the number of milt* in the city, the number of applicants nna other information pertaining to the need for continued control. The Blytheville board several days ago submitted a recommendation for continuation of controls for the area. 11, l!)4T m/YTIIEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MacArthur's Japanese Neighbor, Who Lives ' / Hos^/Sfof Learned About Democracy ra In t.",c tiKiuow u [:.i ; ircs;iive I'. Twins Born With One Skull Gaining Weight INDIANAPOLIS. Dec. 11. (UP)— The Siamese twins born joined together jit the tops of their skulls were gaining weight today on the usual milk diet of babies. Dr. Donald Cascley. director of the Indiana University Medical Center, said the babies have gained a total of five ounces since their birth 11 days aio. Their combined weight at birth was ei.cht pound.;, four ounces. ^ Twelve hundred penholders and ^200 nibs were .stolen from London's postolfiecs within one month. Arthur. Sliinkirhi Shirokane (ptul tries tn teach democracy fo Japan; Pictures and Text By Richard (,". Ferguson (NKA Staff Correspondent) TOKYO. Dev. R INEA1 —One of Gen. Douglas MacArthnr'.s closest Tokyo neighbors never heard of democracy or Japan's new democratic constitution. He is Shinklchl Shirokane, 41. a I busy little tailor who has too much to do getting food for his family to worry about affairs of stale. "It's a great, honor to be Gen. MacArlhur's neighbor but I'm usually too busy to notice him come and go." Then' Shirokane looked out from his home of salvaged, scorched wood and tin and a burned-out old automobile body toward the massive, untouched u. s. Embassy where MacArthur lives. "We do our best to keep our place clean because we live so close to- Gen. MacArthur. My boy sweeps around the house several times a day but we can't afford paint or better materials for our house. "I don't make enough money to ; buy newspapers or a radio. I have I to work from morning to mid- I night just to feed my family so I don't even have time to think | about the government." I Food is the biggest problem fac- I Itig Japanese today. Shirokane j knows MacArthur is doing what j he can but it Isn't enough to help i him. : "I earn 2500 yen a i tailor but we spend S. i;mb:issy in T,>Uyt t , the tiny garden hy his ;, far 111: in .tuprotiu 1 I'mmiKmurr llou^las .M:ic- Inline. Frum amiss tin- sln-H, Mai-Arthur nic.ssuve has lailnl to rt ..,,.]i Slilrnkam-. month as •1000 yen This old automobile once housed Shirokaiie's wlioli- family Now since lie has R.itlicrcd cimuch scorched woml ami (In to tin Mil nllicr rooms, it serves as the room. But Shirnkaiic can find lilti, food to feed his hungry family. month for food, so we are selling:. _..„,. „ „„ our clothes, and furniture lo live, has to make frequent trips to the wife not only must care for 10-mouth-old baby, but also "DEEP-HEET" Surface Oven Right in the cooking lop of your Monarch Eleclric Roaster Range you con roast your meats, prepare complete meali, vegetable dinners, baked beam, casserole dishes. Saves electricity. [Concealed when not in use.) "DEEP-HEET" Cooker > The only electric range cooker with ! « SIDE heat. Actually wraps the heaf around the food. No stirring neces- jary—foods do not jtkk to bollom. Meats are more tender, browner. Chicken falls off Ihe bone. Bakes a perfect meal-size angel food coke. "DEEMWSaucePcn The exclusive Monarch Sauce Pan has SIDE heat in addilion to bottom '' heat. Speeds cooking, tenderizes, " preserves vitamins. Frys, steams and •* simmers. Perfect for soups, pie fillings—and as a double boiler. country to gc! lomi." Dragging Locates Body in Lake; 2 Ex-Officers Held KINOSTORT. TCIHI.. Dec. II. iUP>—Tim body »( AMn Rentfro, 22, Cli-velnnd, Tcnn.. auto dealer, was pulled Irani Cherokee Lake yesterday alter oiie former Hawkins County deputy had told offi- cors another Conner deputy rob- beri and killed Hcnlfro. Sullivan County ojfircjs lu-W Gni'i-etl C. Alvis, Jr., 26, ami Hoi Scillard. 30. the [MO former deputies who were liikcn into ctislody at tlielr homes in Church lllli. 'I'l'lUl. • Siillivni) Coiuiiy ivjnity Kii»ene l'art;i:r s.ilcl Alvis lold lilni the two inir.sued Rein fro in I heir car near iK'i'p Dec. 1, Him Him Stnllard .shot Henilro in the back after robbtns him ol $70. Stnllni'd denied the story, Hlood-.stiuns weii' fcnind on the biidsr where Alvis snld the bortv wiis duuiped. It wus recoveri'd af- ler lililr more lluvn one hotlv'l drupsiiis i» about -in led of wnter. Two Union Men Held For Strike Violence NASHVILLE, Tcnn.. Uc-c. H.IUIM --Two union men were churned willi ii.s.siiiilili))> n compiiny nc'i'mnit- niil at Ihe .strike-bound Nnslivllln Corporal ion here ye.steiduy. They H'l-re S. o. Ktcpiiens. 37. and Chailc.s llarriilu'o. :iO,i nulll- more. Mil. Ditrrnncn was listed as a staff repie.sentativc of the United StecKvorkcr.s Union iCIO) whlcli has lici-n C'n strike at the plant, since Nov. 10. The man allegedly attacked Is R. A. Gurrolt. The Incident was the latest In a series of minor ones shire the Mart of Die .strike. They have Included reported burnmKS ol niilomoblle.s and other eases o[ assnult. PAGE- SEVKN American Memorial Honors British Port, ,' , OOSHEN, lutl. <UP>—Mcn'itHli McCloskcy's pH p]g tlUtn'L win first place »l n pel slum, but It stole thr s])<)LH£hl, Jnst when the JuclRe- Ins sUirUuJ. the Mile porker film led complnlnltiK bccnuse IU nlpplcd boUlc \vns empty. The .sqitenls brought down the house, McrcctlLti won third pri/c. Rice, once the staple vt shiro- ' kancs diet, now reaches his tnbJe ' one tiny t\ week. Less than a third of Ihc food they buy Is rationed nt cotilrolfcrt price*; tiie other two- thirds cost many times the otll- cinJ prices. The cJolJjliiff nnd lioiisc- hold Rootis he nunrnpccl to drng from his bombed lionie clnrliiR the wfir Is slowly going to ini\ke up the difference. "I beMtve Die Kinporor Is rn- .spon.sible for (he doom ot UiLs nation but .T do not think he .should be replaced or removed from his position," Slilrnknne soys loyally. "We now put our faith In Gnn. MutAi'thur to Riride us nnd we f nil hope he will .stay In Japan for R long time. He Is the only one we can look to for the help we need in the future-." ShLrokanc hns plenty of - opportunities to look In the genmil't; direction. 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