The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 30, 1952 · Page 5
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June 30, 1952

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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JUNE SO, 195S Bi..rrHKvn.T,B (ARIU COURIER Are You Planning To Buy A New Car or Something For Your Home? Do You Have Plans For A New Refrigerator, A New Washing Machine or A Televison Set? Do You Use The Installment Method ( The Great American Way) To Enjoy The Things You Want And Must Have? Can YOU PAY CASH For All These Things From Now On?????? WARNING! The "Selfish Interests" Are At Work and We Call On You To PROTECT YOUR RIGHT TO INSTALLMENT BUYI Look! Read This! From tht Arkinni G»«tt«, Lait Sunday, jun* 29, 1952 America's economy Is geared to the installment method of buying. Your car, your home, your life-insurance, almost everything you own, you have purchased on a deferred payment plan, a true American way of happiness and the American way of life. You hav« enjoyed and participated in the great American tradition of a higher standard of living for everyone, rich and poor alike. And now tha people of Arkansas are about to have that privilege taken away from them. The "selfish interests" are conducting a propaganda cam- paign and putting up a smoke screen to prevent YOU from knowing the truth about the "Modern Consumer Credit Amendment" on which the people of Arkansas will bt asked to vote at th« coming General Election. If a sufficient number of people sign th« petition, you will be allowed tha privilege of voting on th« question as to whether you do or do not want the Amendment to the constitution to permit you to continue to buy on th« installment method as you have in th« past. The People Will Vote For Instalh.ient Buying If the Petition Is Completed ! Under our form of government th« law governing In- •tallment buying may b« defined by th« people. You have th« right to decide if you want It or not, and tha American way of determining It !s tr> Vot« on the qiiei- tioji. Shall th« people of Arkansas b« th« ONLY citl- Mna in th* United States deprived of ths privilegt of installment buying? Will you g» to Tennessee, Ken- tuskjr, Mitsouri, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana and Mii- pi i« bu/ th« things you need? Will your mer- chant* and hometown bualnesK peopla bt ablt t« »uiv viv« against thli out-of-sl«te competition ? Th« an- iwer Is "No." WE DO NOT WANT A BUSINESS DEPRESSION IN ARKANSAS. WE DO NOT WANT ARKANSAS SINGLED OUT AND THE FINGER OF RIDICULE POINTED AT ARKANSAS AS BEING BACKWARD IN INSTALLMENT BUYING. Think I Neighbors, Think what thi§ means to you «nd your way of lif«. Only The Rich Can Pay Cash For What They Want! Can Help-YQU Can Sign A Petition Today! You ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^™ 9^ Can Help In This Public Fight For Installment Buying -Go To Your Local Auto or Appliance Dealer Today- Last Day To Sign Petition July 3, DON'T DELAY! Arkansas Consumers Finance Association, Walter C. Guy, Chairma*

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