The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 26, 1948 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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MONDAY, JANUARY 26, 1947 BLYTHEVILLR (ARK.) COURIER NEWS ERP Spending Policy Outlined U.S. Would Require Matching of Funds By the Beneficiaries WASHINGTON. JRII. 26 (UP) — Mar.shall planners said today that only in rare instances would European governments or firms directly receive American doNars under the presently-proposed financial framework of the European recovery pro- Bram. As now planned, nearly aU buy- ln(! under the multi-billion dollar project would be handled by the! recovery administrator (a U. S. official), American governmental nEcn- cies or private U. S. firms. Hence most financial transactions on both. loans and grants would be conducted Indirectly unless Congress rules otherwise. Consideration for direct payment for commodities or services would be given only when Western European countries or firms made purchases in the United States and other countries without receiving prior approval. Then the Europeans could ask for repayment from Marshall plan funds. But reimbursement would be made by this government only after the purchases had been throughly examined. Matching of Kmnls Proposed Financial experts staled that Iran sactions handled in that manner ordinarily would involve no commitment on the part of the United States to pay. They added, however, that such a device might be used on a temporary basis to get the program rolling in its early stages. Tile 16 Western European governments will be required to match American dollars with an eqnnl ,_^ amount of their own currencies . whenever outright grants are made ^ for food, fuel, fertilizer, and raw materials not intended for capital development. Fund matching would be required regardless of whether the commodities were given away or sold by receiving countries. Aim in Stabilization Funds so established in local European currencies woulcl be used to 1. Retire national debts or to bring about financial reforms and other currency stabilization measures. 2. Explore and develop new sources of raw materials needed by the United States. These include tin. antimony. diamonds, natural rubber. quinine, maganese, chromium, copper, lead and zinc. 3. Defray costs of some reconstruction projects contributing to European economic recovery. 4. Defray local administrative costs incident to carrying out the aid program. 5. Other specific purposes mutually agreed upon by each country and Snowstorm Causes Plane Crash PAGE THHKi nounled on lh« fr»m», Into Liiwlon nrcuiKl 11 p.m. lust night. Luwlou I* four mllei Buiith o( tht military ''He hit two parked cnrt mid wouldn't jive us «ny room on Ihe run:!." Cable nld. 'He wit locked In that tinmen cab on Ihe tractor uml w* couldn't even jet to him." the chief added. Williams flnnlly returned the tractor to tht )XMt anri was • nested by MP.i when hr hulled Ihe lumbering weapon-oil- 1 . 1 , heels on * dead fnd road At (he re.serva- tlon. M»J. Gen. CUH Ailnrtis, com- mundhiR gciiri.l o f tilt field »r Icry center here, said WlllUnu held (ttiutliiif «n luvcsltijnlton. next month u • rewird for hU ouutindliit record. Bfythcvilft /nsuranc* Man Wins Salt* Award JaiUfs H. Mend of lilyllievllta, ajienl for Ihe 1,1ft ami Casually Insurance Company of Tennessee, w»s notified B.ilurdny that he was one of the company's 37 leading agents o[ I lie nation dining 1947, Mr. Mead will receive » week's nll-oxnrnue trip to tile company'* home older In Nashville, Tenn. An Eastern Airline's Constellation burns shortly after it had crashed inlo a snow bank after' landing at Log nn Airport In iioston in a Winning snowstorm. All passenjHTS and crew members escaped serious Injury. (NEA Telophoto.) International Jewel Mystery Puzzles U.S. Treasury Agents NEW YORK. Jan. 26 (Ul'i—Treii- against Ueht. denied that the eonv- Soldicr Joy-Rides Through Town on Mechanized Gun FOKT SILL, Oku.. Jnn. 2C. (UP) Ucht h., no money \vhen"he'ieU ^^^l^ S ^ p'n American offers „„,„ they ^ ,±^0^^n'co^l: , were tiivr-.,!,,.,,! ,, B the Jan. 14 flight | CI , llle ,.,.,.„,„ .soldier alter his The courier. Alliui Llchl. 38. of 'o check Licht s story_ of loslns Ihe hour-lorn: Jaunt In a self-propelled sury agents entered the Inti-rnn- tionnl jewel mystery today to find out what happened to $170,000 worth of uncut diamonds that n sick (ran.s- atliuitic courier .said he was trying to f.mnggle into this country. ier 1 was instructed to smuggle the gems into the country. He said thai . . , Brussels and New York, was held In $50.000 bail for a hearing on a grand larceny charge tomorrow. Police ane.sted him aboard a plane Thursday night just before It was to take off for Antwerp. Licht's story was that he was instructed to smuggle the diamonds into the United Slates without paying duty but lost them over the At- , >,,,,- , ,,• , ., ' '' :1 " cns "' cm al tllc ~.j ••- »»..'«.'n 1,11- , iiuui-iuni 1 jaunt II tube over the ocean. They said the ] 155mm. howitzer. Constellations usually used on the' run contain built In .septic tanks and ' ncd from the nHne"" CC " ' "' ! ' j home town. Nor would Itiey add an ' explanation for the Incident or eou- ki —" . . ." . . ! "riii Lu'vton Pollre Chiel Joe Cn- rXon-LOmmunisrAfriOavlf bles .suspicion IhiU he wa.s iiltoxl- Order Faces Court Test \ calc<1 I \Villiatn.s drove Hie heavy Irac- WASHINOTON. Jan. 26. (UPV-' lor - wlilch carnw (he tiowitzcr Cafcrit ElevtUr An elevator In mt In the Carli- bacl Cavcrn-i of New Mexico car- lifn iia.wengen froin ground level :<> the floor of tht e»vt, 75fl feet below, one-half inch in diameter concoiUccl» act vet\uivcmci\t thi\i vtuioti officer's in his body. He sairt (he lube was I flip tioti-comintinlst afflclavlLs. lo.st when he became violently ill' in the plane's washroom. the United states. Officials said that in the -..„ ,. .„..„ ^..^... ,,. ^., MII, ..i.. - | » /ion ii%^i i ui\, jail. £b ( U1 J 1 •"' i Imitic while flying here on Jan. 14.. The government has asked the U i He said he carried the diamonds in' S. district court to uphold the con- a tube three Inches in IciiKth and, stitutlonnlitv of the Taft-Hurtlev Robert. N. EX'nham. general coun- ^ sel for the National Labor Rela"The case presents unusual cir-i tlons DMI(i . asked the court to ciimstanccs Hint would present R 1 dlsm ' M « suit by the Natlonnl Mnr- 1 itimc Union icioi ehaileneins the constitutionality of these provisions of. the new labor law. The union brought the suit he- challenge to an E. Philip Oppen- helm or a Van Wyck Mason," JudRc Eugene Canudo s , "There cause tile board had refused to pxit widespread implications here. Where did these diamonds come from? Why ,, .. , ,, , , were they brought here?" I ' "" th ? ljallot "' " barsaming When arrested Licht was canym,' I ?^ t '»" ' ) °'' I s . cil " 1<!1 .' cn 'P n J'"« by some SiOOOO in cash, and had ^ , ™^ ^^,f ^'a'n'd ^ eft Beth David Hospital against so ,i Transit Co. the advice of physicians. He said he The board refused, holding that had been under treatment for ulcc« | ti, c | aw prohibits use of Us since his arrival. of American loans for capital <ie- vclnpment, credits would be set up within the export-import, bank, i Foreign governments and firms. which had received prior approval for purchases, would draw on those credits under repayment terms arranged by the bank. Officials have not, yet determined how purchases made with U. S. funds in Latin America and Canada will be carried out. They did not know whether payment would be made by the United States directly to governments or to private foreign suppliers. ices to unions whose officers . sc „ fclias Sticnbers. the Antwerp dia- • to comply with the filing mond dealer who brought charges sions of the law. Relief At Last For Your Coug! Creomulslon relieve, 1 ? promptly be cause it goes right to the seat of tb trouble to help loosen *nd exp germ laden phlegm, and aid nati" to soothe ond heal rftw, tender, 1; ilamc d bronchi E\ I m u c o n & xn e rr, - branc.s. Tell your druggist to Mil yc/ a bottle of Creomulsion with, the ur- dcrstanding you must like the way i quickly allays the confih or you *rc to have your money buck. CREOMULSION provi- forCoushs.ChestColds.Bronchitii Two Fined for Sales Of Adulterated Butter LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 26. *UP) — Two Hot Springs women were fined S100 each and given CO- clay suspended jail sentences in Little Rock Municipal Court Saturday on charges of selling an adulterated and misbrhndcci product Mrs. Doyle C. Todd and Mrs. Winnie M. Johnson admitted that the "butter" they had been selling to Little Rock stores for two and a half months was a mixture of country butter and oleomargarine. Read Courier News Want Ads.' ARMY REBUILT SHOES The Better Shoes $3.50 Pr. Medium, Narrow. Wide GOOD SHOES 2.95 pr. Ot hcrs__S2.45 and. S i.!)5 Army_Spx 29c Pr. 4 Buckle Arctics ._ 98c or. Army Rain Coats Small, Medium, Large $2.« East End t Shoe Repair 112 S. Lilly St. Gefs fo flie and Gets It Done! GET A For day-to-day work . . . for emergencies . .. for the solution to a thousand problems of transportation and maintenance in business arid on ilic farm ...GET A i'JEEP." With its mighty Willys-Overland '•Jeep" Engine and •(-wheel-drive, the '•'Jeep" delivers men and tools where other vehicles can't go. Iis power takeoff furnishes up to 30 h.p. to opcraie shaft- and bcli-drivcn equipment. On farms Ihe "Jeep" will pull plows, harrows, mowers; run feed mill or silo filler; or tow a 5,5()'().|b. trailer p.iyload. It serves as a rundy pick-up truck or runabout. In industrial use or on f.irms it «cts jobs done in a hurry. See die all-purpose "Jeep" now. IMMEDIATE DELIVERY ON JEEPS NO WAITING! NO DEPOSITS TAKEN GET DELIVERY ON A NEW JEEP TODAY POOLE MOTOR COMPANY ELLIS POOLE, Owner & Opera tor South Highway 61 at Steele, MO. Phone Steele 49 "Hot HigKety! Th»t completes our liasolmll team . . . lei's heal it down InJUimiAKI) HAKDWAKK for complete outfpit.sV' YOU CAN DEPEND ON ME.... "You'll Imve to jfet up pretty early in the morninf 1» find H inccluuuc thnt will lukc the pains with your nit' licller I him a I'ontinc-lrnincd mechanic like me!", "Let me do your 1'ontiac repairs Rt. niinimum cost!" Smith Pontiac Co. 126 South Lilly St. Phon* 4371 What are you doing to get me a telephone? Here's the answer for Blytheville... We connected more than 750 new telephones in Ihe past year — that's J r»le of over 60 a month. We're adding new equipment to (he telephone system in record volumes and we are planning an addition to the telephone building to make more room for still more equipment. We're spending a lot of money — more than $225,000 gross for telephone expansion here in Biytheville. More Equipment We used up the last inch of space in the telephone building last fall with the installation of dia! equipment providing switching facilities for 200 new telephones. We're Building Before the dial equipment additions planned for later in 1948 can be made, the telephone building must be made larger. We expect to «tart work on a two-story addition early this spring. When construction is complete, dial equipment for almost 500 new telephones will be installed. More Coble Needed Bui telephones and switchboards aren't any ust unless they are "tied together," and in many parts of town there isn't enough cable and wire leading into the central office. There Is still an acute shortage of lead- covered cable, and although millions of conductor feel of cable are on order for this year, there won't be enough to provide telephones for all those waiting. However, you can be sure the cable we get will he pul into service as quickly as possible • fter it is delivered. Party Lines Help The hundreds of people who have telephones now—and will get them this year—would have had to wait longer if we had not been able to make wide use of parly lines. Party lines make it possible for us to serve temporarily the greatest number of people wilh our present equipment. Naturally, we're aiming for the day when we can furnish straight-line service to everyone who wants it. But we will need still greater quantities of switching equipment, cable and wire. That's what it takes. It isn't * »imple job, you see. It can't be done In haste, but it's being done as swiftly »8 complexity allows. Telephone people are hard at work supplying service and extending it. They appreciate your patience and understanding. P. J. POE, Hanagtt SOUTHWESTERN BELL TELEPHONE COMPANY

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