The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 22, 1948 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 22, 1948
Page 2
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PAOB TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Crump Seeking Clean-Up Ideas Memphis' Political Boss Visits Slums / In Chicago's Skid Row CHICAGO, Jan. M (UP)—Big Ert Crump, political boss of Memphis, took a quick look through the blighted slum area onoe controlled by contemporary, Big Ed Kelly of Chicago, and said he was "struck by th« orderliness of the 'skid row' district." Crump, last of the powerful Democratic blg-clty bosses, Is making a five-day Inspection of Chicago public welfare institutions. He satd that Memphis Is cleaning up Its slum areas as best It can •nd that he wanted to see how Chicago handle.! the problem. For four hours the stlvory-mnncd politician toured West Mnriison Btreet and North Clark Street, Inspected a flop house and paid K brief visit to the famous Hull House*. "We have the tame kind oj problem down South."-he said oiler the tour, "only it isn't on such a big scale. "I was struck by Hie odei'llncss of the "skid row" district, at how well policed It is," he snid. "It's a revelation to see the poor unfortunates living the life they do, with no hope and future, and how they conduct themselves." Crump said he wns here on business "and the business isn't politics." . "Don't believe In making political predictions," he wild. "It's about .xs safe these days as bcin' a one-lcg- ged grasshopper In a turkey field.' After that, the 13-ycnr-old politician predicted that Henry Wallace's candidacy might hurt President Truman's chances for re-election, but that "all 5 !g,,s point to his re-election." "The Republicans," Crump said will just keep on talking and dolnu nothing.'' Film Monopoly Ruling Asked of Supreme Court WASHINGTON, Jan. 22. (UP)— Th e Justice Department asked the Supreme Court yesterday to rule flatly that a monopoly exists In the movie industry. , In a brief filed In the high court, the Department said (he ownership of ;nov!e theaters by motion picture producing firms constituted an Illegal curb on competition and a direct violation of federal anti-trust laws, It urt'ed the court to compel the defendants—the major producers In the Industry—to sell their Interest In 3,137 theaters throughout the nation and to revise drastically their method of bringing their films before the' public. The government first filed Its civil suit against the clglit defcn- ' dank In 1038. antl the case has ' been before the courts ever -since. ] The Supreme Court agreed last I ycnr to render a (Innl decision,' Oral arguments will begin on Keb. ' 9. Defendants in the case are Pnr- amount Pictures, Loew's, Radio-' Kelth-Orphenm, Warner Brothers and Twcntlclh-Centiiry-Fox. Columbia Pictures. Universal Corp. and United Arllsts. The three lat- i (cr firms have no movie theaters utidcr their control, but the government charges that they have participated In the alleged monopolistic conspiracy with the other five firms. THURSDAY, JANUARY 22, 1948 Ground Force General Again Urges UMT ATLANTA, Gil., Jan. 22 (UP) -Gen. Jacob L. Devcrs. commanding general of U. s. Army Ground Forces, yesterday renewed his pica for Universal Military Training as a means of shortening the time necessary to prepare for war from two years to six months The four-star, general,' here to Inspect Third Army troups at Ft McPherspn, said he foresaw no Immediate threat of another World war and hoped ther,, would not be one. But, he told ; a press conference the group Jorces alone nrc 60000 men short of normal peacetime strength and It would tnkc two enlarge to wartime level under the Army's present enlistment scheme.' By UMT, however, ground' forces coulrt be brought up to wartime efficiency within six month he said. Devers said he could not hold with advocates of so-callert push button warfare ns a means to a complete victory in a world conflict, Instead, he snld, the common doughboy win still be a necessary, soldier because he must move in when the shooting is over to occupy conquered lands when the "snow bull" battle or bombs and artlllary Is done. A welcoming ceremony for Devers, Including a 11-gun salute, was called off because of rain. A Quality We're Proud Of There have hccn many occasions for cooperation between C. & \V. and customers. Where especially speedy service is required, we do our utmost. In the rare instances where loss or damage has occurred, we're eag«r to coop«rat« to the customer's satisfaction. Our customers like business this way, too. uw. CLEANERS Phone 3747 Pick Up and Delivery Service 300 South Division FEINBERG'S 311 West Main Street JANUARY Phone 2221 CLEARANCE Now Going On COATS GROUP NO. 1 All wool Coats, odds and ends, mostly large tlux. Slightly tolled. Values to 29,95. GROUP NO. 2 100% wool Chesterfields and Fitted Stylo. Size* » to 17, 10 to ZO, 38 to -14. Valun to 30.99. $ 5 GROUP NO. 3 Beautifully made lOflft wool coats in boxy and fitted ityles. Sires to fit every one, including half sizes for the stout woman. Values to 45.00. GROUP NO. 4 All of our better. 100% wool toats bearing* such labels as Mary, Lane, Donnybrook, Sportnwne and other well known brands. Sizes 9 to 15, 12 lo 42. values to 52.50. GROUP NO. 5 Onr finest quality Fur-Trlmme* Coats in 100% wool materials. Tuxedo and other styles. This jruup must be cleared. Values to 99.00. 15 ;>i"^ '20 $ 25 HOUSECOATS and Accessories FUR COATS All Mink and Sable Dyed Coneyi being sacrificed at tremendous savings, Only 9 left In this group. Values to 123.50. $35 Plus Fed. Tax Only 9 of these fashionable furs left They must be cleared Immediately Values to $165, reduced to $50 Plus Fed. Tax SUITS GROUP NO, 1 Odds and ends, one of a style. Outstanding values every one. Values to 29.50 GROUP NO. 2 Beautiful 100% Wool Suits in a good selection of styles and colors. Sizes 9 to 15, 10 to 18. Values to 39.95. 3-Piece Suits Smartly styled 100% wool three-piece Suits in a nice range of colors. Broken sizes. Values to $75. $13 $25 DRESSES GROUP NO. 1 Wool Dresses, mostly small size*. Somt slightly soiled. Values to 19.95. GROUP NO. 2 A nace selection of dresses. Odd sizes, one of a kind. Sizes 9 to 15, 12 to 20. Value* to 14.95. GROUP NO. 3 Dresses that include beautiful itjlrs in woolens, crepes and gabardines. One and two-pieee styles. Size« 9 to 17, 18 to It. Values to 16.95. $3 $ 5 X3KOIIP Nd! - All nationally advertised dresses such as Bobby Brooks, Darna Lee, and Ann Sutton. Select a bright color or a pretty black or brown. Size* t to \~ r , 12 to 40 Values lo 19.95. GROUP NO. 5 All of our better fail and. winted tfreu- «. Some Sequin Trlmi, some Dressy Woolem. All new dresses' to wear now, including Mark Kobbins, Debutante and Wellesley Modes. Values to 26.50. no $15 !H A T S i ! Our entire stock i i regardless of cost jBLOUSfS • ! Dressy Rayons, Wool Jerseys, ! Tailored Flannels. ! Values to $7.99 i SLACK SUITS ! Long Sleeves, Broken Sizes I Values to $16.95 $ 5 IBLOUSES i ..•• ; Better Quality • Values to $9.99 SKIRTS All Fall and Winter Skirts Values to $10.95 WOOL JACKETS Fitted and Flare Backs Values to $14.95 $ 5 NO EXCHANGES - - NO REFUNDS SWEATERS 100% Wool Sweaters .... must be cleared. Values to 1.99. 100% Wool Novelty Sweaters, Including Turtle Necks. Value* to $8.99. $2 SLACKS HOUSECOATS PURSES Beautiful tailored Slacks In checks, stripes or plain colors. Valuej'to 8.99. All wool Slncks in brown, black, green or luggage. Val- ues to 10.95. $3 '5 Cotton and Rayon Housecoats. Sizes from 12 to 20. Values to 1083. Beautiful Quilted Housecoats, Brunch CoaU and Lounging Pajamas. Values to 19.95. $5 $7 All Fall »nd Winter PurMJ, must be cleared at once. Val- UM to IM. Genuine leather purses In underarm and handle styles. Black, brown end luggag*. Valun to 5.M. M $2

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