The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 25, 1947 · Page 6
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f AGE SIX HLYTIIKVJKLE, (AUK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, AUGUST 25, 1947 Ford Increases Price of Autos High Cosr of Steel, And Lobor Blamed By Manufacturer -DETROIT, Aug. 25. (UP) — Prices on: most Ford cars and nil frucks jumped *2D to tSl today, boosting the price of .the most expensive Ford to nearly $1,500, f.o.b. Detroit. ' •' _ Prices of Lincoln and Mercury ears, also manufactured by Ford, were not affected. .Henry Ford n, president of Ihc company, announced the price increase and said the firm could no longer absorb' tile constantly increasing production costs. • ';This action has been dictated by 'the simple necessity ol keeping Ford Motor company on a sound financial basis," he said. • The Increase left only the Stu- dcbakcr corporation, one of the smaller independent munufactur- ers, still holding the line on prices. Both General Motors and Chrysler, Iwo of the largest inunufiicUircrs. Increased their prices within rc- ' cent weeks. , Ford said the new iirlci; increase would average 4.2 per c<;i)t. It will boost the Detroit 'delivery price of the super deluxe cight-cylmdci four-door sedan the most expensive Ford model, from $1,415.08 to f 1,492.26. , Ford was the first producer to reduce the price of cars since the war when it announced a~ .515 to J50 reduction last Jan. 16. Even as Ford announce.! i.he increase, the United Auto Workers (CIO) prepared to vote on a new contract that would cost Ford nd clitional millions in \va^es. • Ford said steel had cost tin company an additional $5,000 U(K alone so far this year. In addition he said the company would mnk 1350CO fewer cars and trucks thai it had contemplated- He promised thfc company wouU try to absorb the remainder o higher costs as well a3 "abnormx costs" in line with "cur policy al ways to keep prices ;is low as DOS sible." Nice Work—And He's Got It Btad Courier Nsws Want Ads. NOTICE NOW AVAILABLE .->. - at -your Grocery and Cafe Clover Farms Sealtest Milk .& Dairy Products Grade "A" Pasteurized You've Tried the Rest Now Try the Best! Call for Sealtest Milk Delivered FRESH Daily East Arkansas Milk Co. 3133 Pacific Ave. Memphis, Tenn. Ava Gardner, her i-ibc who's a pin-up in nnyljod. 1 to sturdum in Hollywood 's book ;t!re;idy, Kcts Unit lush Var^i] Irezilinent as a part oL Artist Alhcrlo Viirna seems lo enjoy the nKsi^mucnt. Chicago Court Can't Stand the Heat Ecuador Changes Leaders in Coup Ibarra in Exile; Triijillo Assumes Highest Office QUITO, Ecuador. Aug. 25. (UP) — Ecuador's role l,i Hie program of hemisphere solidarity appeared uncharged today alter a bloodless revolution whisli sent President Joss Mnrla Velasco Ibarra into exile and made Col. Carlos Manchcno president and chief of government. Manchcno announced that Foreign 'Minister Jose -Binccntc Tru- Jillo. now attending the Intcr-Amer- ican Defense Conference in Brazil, vrau'd remain In office. II appeared that he would carry on there for the new government as he did for the old. In a statement alter lie had proclaimed himself president,' Man- chcno snirt he would continue to try lo expand the "already excellent relations'' between K'juador and the Uniled States "which I myself .started as minister of national dc-' fcnse." The makeup of the new cabinet will be announced today. Manchcno promised. He said it would be a coalition government, excluding only the conservative parly, which Velasco Ibarra had liea-lcd. Vfflnsco Ibarra flew yesterday t'J Culi. Columbia. He made th'r trip in an army plane. His wife ilcw in a Pan -American plane. The former president's military Hid anil an at- tache of the Colombian embassy accompanied him. The turnover in government was accomplished with mildness and efficiency unusual to Latin American revolutions. Troops lircu a few shots into the air hcie lo break up a crowd around the presidential palace Saturday nigiit when word spread that the president and his successor were conferring on "urgent problems." The conference ended in Velasco Ibarra resigning and turning the government over to Mancher.o. While (.he actual transfer of power took Ecuador by surprise, the fallen administration had been 1111- clcriniried by political shillings. The departure into exile was Velasco Ibarra's sctoiui. He was victim of a coup on All";. 20. 1935, year after he first took office, and hatl to leave the country. He re- lumed in May,' 1044, after another revolt, and resumed the presidency. Mississippian Accused After Auto Victim Dies DYERSDURO, Teiin., Aug. 25. (UP) — George E. Johnson, Hollyl .Springs, Miss., today had been charged with manslaughter in connection with the death of William A " Uj01 ' «. Baltimore salesman. HuSier was injured fatally when collided heatlon with Johnsen's en Highway 51 near Here la"t his car son's en Friday. Ob,whata Beautiful lly Corn, the flavor and energy queen, and Sammy Soya, the prominent protein, to help you keep your family in there swinging, at work or play. Because this delicious, crispy-light new cereal has what it lakes for up-and-at-'em good health. Corn-Soya brings you vitamins, minerals, and proteins, mokes them fun to eat. What's more, Ihese toasty- crisp shreds stay crunchy in milk. Get some today. Solly COON far flavor and •ntray Sammy SOYA tar body-building proteins Judge Justin F. McCarthy, seated ul left, moved ^iis bench outdoors when Hie Stockyards courtroom became unbearable in Cliicngo. Asking for a glass of tool wilier from Ihe judge is Maurice Metfe' assistant states attorney. INEA Telcpholo). - _ Short Hops OK England grants an "A' 1 license to air pilots only after they hixvc attained the ngc of 17, lAit has no limit on those making solo flignls of not more thai: three miles from the air[>ort. Peace..: We lake Ihe burden of funeral and burial avrttiiKC- ncnts off your hands in your time of grief. HOLT FUNERAL HOME British Draw $150 Million To Meet Crisis WASHINGTON, Aug. 25. (UP) — Britain withdrew another $150,000,CCO- <H her Anglo-American • loan today as a small group of British technical advisers put the finishing yestcrd touches on agrecmenls reached in I brouglv Ihe "dollar famine" conference. With today's withdrawals. Britain has di.T.ui down 51.000.000.1)09 of llic $3.750.000.000 loan since July I alone. The wilhdrawal leaves only $701>,OOO.UO In Ihe lund and by Ihe end of August, aflcr two more withdrawals, only $100,000,000 will be in Hie fund. Meanwhile. Lorrt Itiverchap'?] worked with the British experts winding up the technical details of the agreements reached "iicre last week 'on the loan. Jose Iturbi Loses Round In Child Custody Battle With His Son-in-Law BEVERLY HILLS. Cal.. Allf. 25 (UP)—'Violinist Stcplian Hero was freed of child-slcaling charges today but was ordered to bring' his two daughters inlo court Monday for a final custody battle with his famous father-in-law. Jose iturbi. Police Judge Charles J. Griffin yesterday dismissed the charges t yesterday and let Hero out of juil. He had keen confined a week in lieu of S15.0CO hail. •Hero said lie too: ihr two motherless Kills from Iturbi's home "so 4hcy can lead a normal American life." Livestock ST. LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. Aug. 25. (UP) —(USDA -Livestock: Hogs: 12,000; salable 8,500: mar ket active, generally steady 01 weights over 170 Ibs:, includini sows; lighter kinds mostly 25 vent lower than Friday; top $28.25 Iree ly, bulk 180-240 Ibs., $28-2825; 170 180 Ibs., $27-28: 130-160 Ibs. $24 25.25; 80-120'Ibs., *20-23; run in eludes several loads of heavy hog not sold: few lots 250-270 Ibs.. $27. 25-28; hulk sows 450 Ibs. down *22 24.50; top $24.50; heavier sow $19.50-22. Cattle: 8.000; salable 7,500; calves 2,000. all salable; liberal supply c cattle includes about 95 cars c steers. 44 loads of these Sonthwe; jrassers; cows .making up abou third of supply: opening trac,_ slow; few good and choice :steers, $27.50-$3I; around 50c lower. Aluminum once was such a curiosity thai an inyol of it wsi.s dis- plavcd at the l\irh World'.s Fair in 1855. IN MEMORIAM or George W. I'ruiti Love jaixl devotion for you ne'er die. We live just to meet you in sweet, bye and bye. Sndly missed by Mother, loved ones. will the and SELL YOUR CAR FOR CASH! If you have a late model cur that's clean, well Ui-|it . . . \ve'll p;iy you the highest possible cash price for il! Clean up Iliose bills thai hang over your head by selling your car while prices arc IIIKII. Bank the difference if you want, or ask us about the new, versatile JKEI'—might for every purpose 1 A Complete Line of Jeep Parts POOLE MOTOR CO. Stc«le 49 South Highway 6T at Sfcefe, Missouri The lenn horsepower was vented by James Watt, who experimented will) dray horses ami concluded Unit the average amount 'of work done by one liois-j wa!= ;<iual to the force required to aisc 33.000 pounds lo a height me foot in one minute. -Not more than two per cent of lie original sleek of biy game in I lie United Slates remains. Ir TUU Kt ...a former Serviceman 18 to 35, inclusive* physically fit sign up for EUROPE or the Far East! Russians Release Three U.S. Soldiers Held 13 Days SEOUL, Aug. 25. (UP) — Three Amcrirnn soldiers released after 13 days iu fiovicl hands .said loday Iliat a camera one of them dropped \vhcn lliey stumbled onto a Russian outpost probably was the only reason they were detained. The three showed no sign of hardship, and appeared lo be more concerned over ' what aclion tlic Army -would taken against them than over their experiences in North Korea. They had Rone on duty along tlie Sovlcl-Anicrican zonal border only two days before Uiey were picked up. It was Iheir lirst detail on [i routine telephone line check. Hoarded Honks Wooden boards were lirst used as book covers, being abandoned in favor o( piiper in the 16th century. The wooden covers were one- fourth of an inch thick. ATTENTION FARMERS The Hean Heellcs are again causing much dc- striiction! Now is the time to kill insects and prevent heavy losses! The cheapest and most effective way In control these pests is by Airplane Dusting. Only (Me per acre will cover costs .of Airplane service, \vilh a''reliable and experienced 1'ilut to assure protection of your bean crop. Call us for full details and latest recommendations from the University of Ar- kanscs. Planters Flying Service Phone 3721 Blytheville At long last, vacancies have opened in the European Command. But to gel one YOU'LL HAyi: TO ACT I'KOMPTI.Y. Only Veterans who sign up for 3 years or more will be considered. There's an intensely .important job to do in Europe. And in intervals of work there's leave time on the French Riviera, skiing in the Alps,-sightseeing in Havana and Austria. Don't forget there are still openings for service with famous divisions in the Far Kast for Veterans and non-Veterans alike. Quarters and recreation facilities in Japan are excellent. The Regular Army's high pay (20',', higher Overseas), the excellent, opportunities to further your education in Army technical schools or through Ihe Armed Forces Institute, the chance lhal your previous Army experience may speed your promotion to positions of high skill and responsibility make this an Aver-all opportunity that's too good to pass up! Call at your nearest Army Recruiting Station now. A GOOD toe roa YOU U. S. Army CHOOSC THIS •FIHt PROFESSION NOWt U. S. ARMY RECRUITING OFFICE Office City Hall Phone 3773 THE KIN D OF SERVICE FOR LESS THAN YOU EXPECT TO PAY •V "*. N SERVICE Our modern shop is equipped to give you the finest servicevavail- ablc anywhere in town and on any make of car. Our mechanics are factory-trained our tools of the latest design for fast, efficient work. Our attitude is one of friendly interest in you and your car. The price? Less than you might expect to pay. Make this your service headquarters, no matter what make car you drive. SHELTON MOTOR COMPANY 119 W. Ash Phone 438

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