The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 21, 1947 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 21, 1947
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 1917 itish Monetary Policy Revamped U.S. Allows Holt in Dollar Payments To Other Countries WASHINGTON, AUK. 21. (UP) — The United Stales gave Oreal Britain emergency permission ycster- «li'.y to stop payments of dollars to all countries r-xceiH the U.S. Under the Uvitish Iran agreement, 12rilaiti had promised to make Brit- isli currency —- acquired Ui- other countries in transactions after July 10 — Irecly convertible-into dollars, rills has caused a drain on the I' supply of dollars. The suspension of .the converU- bjlity clause was emUodicU in an '•tehanse of letters between Secretary of Treasury John W. Snyd-M 1 '<ncl Hugh Dalton, chancellor of the British exchequer. The decision to stop dollar payments Irom Britain to other countries was the first, outcome of the British-American financial discussions here and was described a.s an "emergent'.}' action." It was effective tcday. 'Dalton said (liat the action was of an "emergency and temporary na'.nre," and that furl her consultations on the convertibility clause of the loan agreement would continue. "The restrictions now contemplated should not be interpreted as in any degree indicating a modification of (the British) government's oft-expressed view as to the desirability of maintaining full and free convertibility of sterling," UaHgn .said. "As a long run objective such convertibility is an indispensable element In British financial policy." BLYTHRVILLK (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Director of Traffic 'V <• H <v Amvets Demand Check Of Army Set-Up in Italy WASHINGTON. Aug. 21. (UP) — The American Veterans of World War ii threatened today to withdraw tlicir support of' Universal Mililary^Trnining legislation unless a "complete and impartial" investigation is made of charges against Lt. Gen. 'John C. H. Lee. U. S. Medi I teranean coirmander. 'Hay Sawyer, Amvets national commander, declared his oiganiza- tion -believes in preparedness and •UMT but said. "We cannot . . . support any law which would tend to make thousands of young men into flunkies and errand boys for generals and other rank-happy individuals." Scripps-Howard Cohunnist -lic-b- ert C. -Ruark charged in dispatches Irom Italy that enlisted men under Lee's command suffer indtam- At un intersection near headquarters or the Mediterranean Theater of Operations u s A in horn, Italy, MP Thomas Mason, Norfolk; Va.. directs' li-aiilc-a • Jeep and a blcyde. Tills Is mi the command of General John C. H. Lee, now. under Investigation as the' result of a series ol patches by Rcbert C. Ruurk, Scrlpps-Hownrd columnist, who charged an entirecompany ol Negro Ml* bko tins one had been put on trairic detail In Leghorn' "to indulge the passion for sMutlne» This photo was made Aucusl 10 \iy Leo Sloecker, Acme-NEA -stuff -correspondent.—(NEA TclcjJholol Housing Boom Biggest in U.S. History WASHINGTON, AllR. 21. (UP) — ino nation is in the mldsl. of tin' bisiio.s: Summer housing boom In Us today. H ssilil iinii more homes nnd iiimilmciHs arc bclnsf built more quickly iiii.s Hummer—usually |.li:> low licrloi! of Hie year In .slnrlluj hoMsitiK i-oiistrucllon -Hum diti'liiii any period since th ( . war. li«aii riiiRuc, director or the de- |i.uliiuMif.-i bureau ol labor statistics, also told ,i news conference thai: 'Hit- olt-iirnllcU'd 1947 recession is "Ptotixuu'd" on the stivnitth of current ronsli-iu-tlon nnd mjrlcnl- lin-ul cnijrtoyjiu'nl, 'llu v declined t:> predict ivlu-therc Iliore mlijlit. be a iwi-ssuii) in iai«, !)„(, i ml( , ••) sw > nothing .Mailllnj. t () indlctUi. a major down iiviid." I'rli'c.s are hi B ]| nm | some nr« ris- ln'4 utialn, -bill then: U'nothing to hulk-ale Unit [lie VO of | s (;ohij{ off." •Avei-axL 1 \vn-kly earnings di't'llned ells- Clergyman Hits Catholics In Report on 'Yugoslavia NEW YORK. Aug. 21. (UP)- The Rev. Dr. Gr.y Encrv Shipler. editor of The Churchman, said today that Archbishop Stepinac of Yugoslavia had iicen convicted on collaboration charges because lie was a "Quisling collaborator of Hitler" and not because of religious beliefs. lie said the facts absut Archbishop Stepinac "are the last things the Roman hierarchy wants reported in this country or elsewhere." Dr. Shipler spake on behalf of seven Protestant clergymen recently returned from Yugoslavia who were denounced Tuesday by Archbishop Richard J. Cashing of Boston far having said. Roman Catholics enjoy velitfsaus freedom in Yugoslavia. Dr. Shipler said in his statement thai his group "did not intend to be biriied. even by the politically powerful Vatiran." He suggested that a group 'of Roman Catholics be sent to investigate the same area. Eureka Springs Gets Park (UP) — Eureka Springs will soon have a 320 acre park at the edge tics and mistreatment while officers live royally. of town. The park will contain facilities for llshlng. swimming, boating, and other recreation. Hlans for the park .were announced yesterday by the owner of the land. Albert Price. He said construction started this week. The value of the linen in Buckingham Palace lias been figured at $40.000. Hero of Wake Island Commands Memphis Base . • • -.' MEMPHIS, Tenn., Ann, 31, (UP) - Oi'jil. Winfleld Scott Cunningham. 42. commander of Wake 'Island during its historic 16-<tisy siege by the Japanese at the start' of. World War II in (December, 1941, took command "f the Naval'- Air Ins the Mime period rose slightly to a new high of $1.2j-l. Only five Industries — machine tools, radios, aluminum imuiufuc- ImiiH!, lui-iiituie anil rubber tin' nnd tnlie luive .shown a significant decline in employment, since last Spring. Teclmk-al Training Ct'iiter at nearby Milllngton today. Cunmnyham wi\^ captured with famed iMarine Lt. Col. James P. S. Oevereux when Wake capitulated to superior Jn|> forces, and spent four years in various prison camus .throughout the war. Marriage License* Marrlmjc licenses Issued recently ul the local office of Hie county court clerk were to the rollowlng: Joe Komi of Borgcr, Texas and Miss Mnrgiircl Fardcecey of l.ux-1 ofn; 1-avon James of' SlCL-le. Mo., mill Miss lictlv Slimrer of Holland, Mo. Ben II. Abbott and MIS.H Imoifenr Campbell, both of lllythevllle- Frank llussel Kdwards tintl Miss Rnyo Anllu Vench, both of Mnnllif a R Powell ,i! Ulythnvlllc and Miss Almi'da Koimce of Ciuutliers- vllle, Mo.; |(oy Johnson mid Mrs. Stella Mae Smith, both of 1 u'x- 01' a. Joe Hsplnona of IJlylhevllle and Miss Mlcalln V, Venegos of lusora; Arllle Kiinene Uoswell of Lcachvi.le and Mrs. Thehna Hoc of ir.townh A. O. l-'ox of Manila nnd Mis* MaK- Ilie rireenvvood of heachvllle; KtiiB and Miss liniii Joe Kuvford both of Hlythrvllle. !•'. !,. Nutt anil Miss Hav.i'l l.;iek,>r both of Hull Moon; J. H. Swiit and Mrs. Mnuil \villl s, both of llly- llH'Ville; Cluudle Clovls Hmist.>n at Ucll and Miss H ( , S |,' Tenn llald- rldne ol Jonesljoro; Muruns Joi> Kvrurd nnd MI KS: M M , V fj,,,, )(„,, huth or Ulylhrvllle. J. T. House mid Mhi Caroline- l''riinces <l»[sehel. both of Tommcr Xlcrald |». Clinlln and Miss Klli-.ii- bi'th Mrliae, bulb of l/.ixur.r Oloyee Hykes and Miss Mary l.a- vi'i-ne Price, Inith of Miuillu; Jo- PAGE iHltEE V f "l>h W. Mllllkln and Mrs. N»dlne i Lee Colter, Woodin-d areenwny, both ot Dell; Arnold Hobby Woodnrd and .Miss M»ry Delpha of ' WANTED EXPERIENCED BOOKKEEPER Permanent Position — Good Future — With Local Firm — - Apply in Person DHEIFUS 31R WEST AUI.V SI .1 I! c;i;b, F.F.A, fi F.H./>. E;. hlblh ° '.nlcullural & f«od Show » Fihe llvo;',i>!!( Bigger-Better MID-SOUTH FAIR and LIVESTOCK SHOW MEMPHIS Sept. 22-27 6 BIG DAYS Price Tickets on Sa!e NOW c? '.'.!. i:i,|AS 5 & lOo STORK, Lunora •- • KIKI1V BROS. OKDO STORK. 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