The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 7, 1948 · Page 5
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 7, 1948
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WEDNESDAY. JANUARY 7,1948 Meat Rationing Contemplated Agriculture Officials Trying to Work Out Simplified Scheme WASHINGTON, Jan. 7. (UP) — Sen. Ralph E. Flanders, R., VI., siiid today [he Agriculture Department I* trying to work out a simplified scheme a! meat rationing dial •> could be put into effect within two months. , Flanders jaid he plans to introduce next week bills lo authorize meat rationing In two steps. Tin first bill merely would establish ration machinery. The second would put the rationing plan Into effect Flanders told reporters lie knows . there Is no chance for immediate congressional approval of rationing, but. that he hopes the two-step approach will be accepted. The second step would be taken, he said, when (he country becomes "anxious" lor rationing. Flanders said the Agriculture Department "thinks it lias a simpler way" than the wartime rationing system of enforcing meat rationing. He would not disclose details He expressed belief that rationing would result in "relatively hi=h" meal prices but that they still would be "well below the present level." He sniii current prices were "far higher ilian necessary to brim out the supply." It prices fell to the point that they curtailed production. Fianders said, the Agriculture Department could increase individual ration quotas to increase th* demand which in turn would boost prices He suggested trial the livestock industry should have a strong interest in lowering the cost of living bscauae its market "is going lo collapse when inflation blows up." He said he was confident that the Agriculture Department would look after the interests of the industry and do nothing to wreck it. Flanders' rationing plan, which would be administered by the Agriculture Department, would contain no price control provision. Engineers Reject Bid For Veterans Hospital WASHINGTON. Jan. 7 (UPI— Army engineers yesterday announced rejection of all but one of the bids submitted for construction of a 200-bed veterans hospital at Clarksburg. W. Va. The Engineers said r •• invitation for bids has bee • i with a deadline of March a All bids for general .ruction, ipeciallzed work and electrical work were rejected, except a 1151,401 bid by Otis Elevator Co.. for Installation of elevators. This company agreed to extend the time for acceptance of Its bid. The Engineers said a S5 645 895 bid by Southeastern Construction Co.. of Charlotte,N. C., and T A Loving and Co.. of Qoldsboro. N. C for general construction work wa' considered excessive. Mom And fop Art Wed; Seven Children Blush At Marriage Mix-Up CONNELLSVILLE, Pa.. Jan. 7 (UP)—The next lime the Jacob 3 Oarlells decide to get married, they plan to tell their seven children about it beforehand. If they had thought of Hint Insi Sunday (hey wouldn't still be making explanations today. The Garletts' misunderstanding resulted from plans for their sixtieth wedding anniversary. For in planning their celebration, the Garletts decided It would be a good idea to re-enact their Initial wedding which took place Dec. 29. 1881, In Cumberland. Md., They even asked Alderman Garibaldi Fenlello' to get them a marriage license, but they neglected to tell their children, none of whom live here. Fenlello complied, but the marriage license recorded them us "never before married." Out-of-town papers picked up (he story ol the marriage and dubbed it the December marriage o( an 80- year-old "bachelor" and his 78-year- old "old maid" fiancee. Since then the Garletts have been kept busy answering telephone call:, and wires from Indignant, and worried, children. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Flying Watch-Charm Actually Flies Total Series E Savings Bonds Hits New High WASHINGTON, Jnn, 7 (U!')~ Americans slnrtprl Ihe new ypnr with |30,»i>7,l)00.000 worn, of ScrlM K a week' of nnxlcty (or three ex- l>mmil mollK.,,, W | 10 ,, ni| bc(m a|t off Iroiu hind imssnse between lloine.i and a hospital. The previous brldne, « woorle.u ?™", "T, 1 ™ llft l wrt » w <-<* »«<) i«i«l 100 fimlljes I,, ( h e valley were Iso- bonds, > new record total. TreRMiiy flumes showed today. Tills topped the previous high «/ $30,938.000,000 Scries K savings bonds imUlaiulliiR In January, im Sales of Series E bcimlaWaled H,OBS,000.000 In 1947. Sales Acceded cusli-lm by $155,000,(IOO revising lh ( . trend In ISHil who,, the cashed In HiMirly »l ,000,000 000 more Hum It got from ihe Knle of new bonds. Total sides of K. V and (1 savings bonds reached »<i,(J!U.UOO,000 in J!M7. K and (1 bonds arc also savings bond.i but HIM for 12 liislend of 10 years and pny .sllghlly less lulr-ro.U. Totnl ciuih-ln of all typos of K&V. iniM bimds Insl y«r mtched K(M5,. OOU,000, leuvliiK a net of *2,0<9.0DO,000. Hrr« OLYMI'IA, Wash. (Ul'l-Modcrn man Is living )n a sclfiice-cr^ltd paradise. In (he opinion of Prof Frederick Klrsten of the University of Washington, Prof Klrsten snlri man's spun ol life has Increased • n-nlly wlillr the daily working «>»rs have dropped through the ucitcfiu nf science and machines. cutting «bMnl«l»m u much u M per cent. ' . ...... .- , . is an airplane, mid it flics. The' vest-pocket' pKwood-nml-" k* W^T'S", ^ 'I 1 S11CCCES(U) -""'""I flight in Mil- ^Vn ™ W ' h . Rob( : rt E - ""Seins, left, at the controls. It took ard O. Effenhoim, right, a year and J5UO | o bnlld 500-lb. plane. Stork Loses in Race With Bridge Builders MEHAMA, Ore., Jan. 7. <UP> - crew and the »tork ended today. Tlie stork lost. j When Hie crew locked u prefab- ' ricated lialli-y Bridge Into place ' across the lulu-swollen Little North , e., an. . <P> - across the mill-swollen Little Norll ce be.weciij.jouiUy bridge I Fork of the Snntiam River, It cndei "Ear a Bonnee at Barney's" A Delicious Buttered Steak Sandwich BARNEY'S 25c: 2006 West Main Street School authorities report thut -lrrlrli! scrm-kllllng !„„,,,,, al - e I CORN : NAllIUJAII>FOR RhumaHsm Kidney, Bladder This Natural Mineral Water from Hut Springs, Arkansas, Helps to — I. Ktliir.ilnle kidney function. Why not fl»» 3. Soothe bludiler Irritation. Mountain Valley a I. NrulrnlliLe uric-acidity lllnl? It llM helped 1.1^-h.r,. systemtc waste, CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP M.I In and Division Hl.vllievJIle, Ark. Reduction of Air Forces From 6 to 4 Is Planned HARRISBURG. Pa., Jan. 7 (UPi —The U. s. Air Defense Command will reduce Its number of air force; from six to four In the near future Maj. Gwi. Thomas J. Hanley, Jr commanding general of the llth Air Force, announced yesterday. Hanley, in charge of the nth Air Force Headquarters here, said IIH was advised of the planned reduction by Lt. Gen. George E. Stratemeyer commanding general of the ADC at Mitchell Field, N. Y.. to "improve efficiency of operation and training of reserve and National Guard units throughout the nation.' Hanley said that each of the six air forces were spending approxl rnately $7.000.000 a year and deactivation of two units would result lr > a "great saving." Gerald L. K. Smith May Face House Committee WASHINGTON, Jan. 7 ,UP1- Ohairman J. Parnell Tliomas said yesterday that the House UnAmei- H:an Activities Subcommittee on Fascism may call Gerald L. K. Smith next week for questioning In connection with his racial pamphlet* and Ins financial backing. i The New Jersey Republican said committee Investigators are checking very throughly" into Smith writings and his financial set-up They are expected to wind up thei.- study this SV eck and Smith will be called soon afterward. Thomas was asked if Smith might I be called next week. "That could very well he " he re plied. Severance Tax Refunds Sent to County Officials LITTLE ROCK. Ark . Jan. 6. (UP! —State Treasurer J. Vance Clayton today announced the distribution of S1C9.032 to ihe counties of Arkansas as their portion o[ the severance tax collected in the fourln quarter of 1947. Columbia County, with its many oil wells, received a top of $56.711 Anionir other counties were: Gar- «'irt «I1.75. Hempstcart $168.33, "! SS1 ^!P pi . . l7 . 13 - Ouachita *24.«8- and U A bert seller - thews none swelier/ .rr. >ne j&ainty COOKING FAT HUGt SAVINGS IN THIS GREAT January Whi LONGWEAR QUALITY SHEETS AND CASES 1 59 sheeti lypc muslin s Shecls 81 x 108'. 56 C 74- vcf long FCH ice. Cases -12 .1 ;>0'. REG. 59e CANNON TURKISH TOWEL CHECK TROCADERO ENSEMBLE REDUCED I7 C w ^ k . CIM Made liyOinno 11. Illuc, green, iniii/u, pcac-h. l(.il!i iOx'IO', face I'l x 20'! REG. 69c FINE . DRESS CHAMBRAY BEN WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 FARM * LOANS Honn Office, N»w»rk. N. J. LONO TMM FKOMrT CLO*IMO tow »AT» C.M.I.. WRIT* OR Hf.t RAY WORTHINGTON "S ». Third St., Blrihertlle. Ark. Srr»ln« Till, Srnllnn JS Trurn /4»M<Ir(i«< Mori,,,,. l. om SoHtlHr tor THR MlinKNTUl. fNiillKANCR OIMPANT Of AMMIC* 54' 64 C Yd. 20.\-10'. Blur, green, maize, ro«r. • \Vashclutlis R»S.|5cca. 3for39c CANNON PLAID TOWEL REG. 39c Colorful assorlmenl of iwo- color and multicolor stripes and solid pastels. 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