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

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, November 21, 1947
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FRIDAY, KOYEMBTO tl, 194T Equality League Motive Assailed Potman of Texas Would Discourage Fascism in America BLYTHBVnj.1 (ARK.) COURMR MEWS Banker Says South Gaining Stature in U.S. BOSTON, Nov. 21. (UP)—The South "has at last finished paying the price" of the Civil W«r "and now "approaches the slums of a full partnership j n the nation's if- fatrs," a Southern bank president said yesterday. Maj. Gen. John c. Persons, president of the First National Bank of Birmingham, Ala., said that »fter nearly 80 years, the South "has emerged from the depths of disaster into a massive stamre »nd power of our own." Persons spoke at (he Wrd animal New England Conference attended WASHINGTON, Nov. 21. (UP) — Rep. Wright Palman, D.. Tex., urged Congress yesterday to wipe out the tax exemption of the National Tax Rquallly League and similar organ- »jalions to save the treasury money >nd discourage "Ihe growth of Fas- •'i.'.ru in America." Palman testified before the tux- writing House Ways and Means Committee which is considering pro- |wsa]s to eliminate the income ta<c [ \ " ~~ —" ..~~........ exemption of co-operatives. The Na- ! , > Jf n ' l<1 " o '- s ,<" tlle slx slal « »'"< • '.WO national and regional busi- nessmon. He urged inter-Eectional coot»ration with a South "new lo most ot you, a South In which the foundation has been laid for > great and abundant life." K the South prospers, lie told the conference, sponsored bv Hie New England Cquncil, "you will likewise prosper as you sell us many of the things we need. If our standard of living improves, our market (or your tfoods will improve—and there an- lional Tax Eqnalily League Is one of ih« chief siipjrorters of Die re- pealer. Patman charged that the League was using tax-exempt money to finance its fight against co-operatives. He said big income earners \vere ea>;cr to contribute lo the cam]?aij;i because they could deduct the money Jor-income tax puriKwes, Tite Texan said the government publication "FaMisni in Action" which was prepared at his direction shows that the Fascist Party ni Italy "was linanccd along similar lines thai the NTEA and many oilier oignnizations are bcin.. financed in America today" ° He saw the first thing a Fascist leader does "is lo destroy credit unions, farmer cooperatives labor unions and other forms of cooperatives for tlte obvious reason they j are 100 democratic." While this country must continue | Jti resist.•Communism "with all our ^usht and power," he said, it must nnl overtook the "equally vicious enemy" of Fa.scism, "We want neither." Palman said, "and may I urge you to consider changing th c laws relating to tax exemplion for these so-called ed'l- cstional organizations, such as NTEA. for the purpose of preventing the diversion of taxes tint should go into the United States Wallt of Store Building fence in Family That Can't Find Another Home GADSDEN, Ala., Nov. 31. IUP) — The time is drawing near when the housing shortage will hit the B. O. Blackwood'» in nearby Alabama City full in trie facr. A permit was granted for a new store to be built on the property where the Blackwood's house is located. The family could not fln.1 R place lo move »t the lime, so the construction comtiany started building anyway. The four walls of the new structure were erected, completely surrounding their home. Still, the Blackwood's found no place to more. The builders, ready now to put the roof on with its steel girders, are undecided whether lo house the fmiiy In completely. Most Interested but unaware of the seriousness of the situation is four-year-old Barbara Blackwood who has had a kiiiR-sized sand pile to play In while masons were at work on the building. Wholesale Price Level Continues Its Trend Upward WASHINGTON. Nov. 21. (UP> — The Labor Department reported yesterday that averse wholesale prlcc.s rose 0.4 per cent lust week to a new past-war peak. The department snld thai, as of f>ov. 15, averapc wholesale prices for the 900-odd basic commodities! surveyed were 16.7 per cent nbove mid-November a year n BO Bllc ij more thnn 40 per cent above June 1946, when most price controls were abandoned. The now post-war record wns slightly more than five per cent in May. 1020. Just before the sharp business recession of that yoar, The dcparlmont ul<i thul farm products price* row o.« per cent last week a.s most grain* went up with "renewed government pur- I'hasluK. Increased mill buying and uncertainty regarding the winter wheat crop In lh« nouthwesl." II Mtd that cllru« fruit, mid, livestock were cheaper on the wholesale market, "reflecting good' supplies and reduced demand " a.i a uroti|i, the department .said Mini nrm products prices avciHRcd 11.1 per cent higher than a year earlier. Freed in Narcotics Case MEMPHIS. Teim., Nov. Jl. (UP) — Clniborn Watson, tl, Oyersbiiri;, Term,, was acquitted yesterday of I'luifBPR of sellhiK narcotic* lo Cherry Stccle. Newborn, Tenn., cotton buyer and Kilmer. 5. t. Missouri Scouts To Show Merit Badges OARUTlieUSVILLK, M,,, Nov 21 — Hoy Scout Troops of lite Pciuls- col, Uunklln anil Til-County Dlii- trlcls will hold a Merit Badge Show «t Kennelt Kt 1 p.m., Nov. 20 It was announced here today. Kiich hoop will have n Ijoolh In which they will demonstrate to Iho liubllc just what they had to do while earning .specific merit biulccs Troop 92 of this city will stage 2 photography demons! nil km. Several of the newer troops in the district which me not ndvuiu-od Inr enough lo participate tn t]!e demonstrnllons will lake purl In a game arena show, which will IK- lie Id on the large stage of Ihe Kennett Auditorium. FA<?1 TMLKl Rend Courier News Waul Ads. More limn 18,000 Invention! have contributed tn tlovclopcmcnt o( (he telephone since its Invention In 1816 Breathe If your nose some-' tUncsiuiMuiwlth Bluffy trniislenUon- Bfttlou- inn n few drain ot Va-lro-nol Inracli nostril. It quietly reduces eon- Ifosilon mitl makes brcallilng cnslur In « i)i«y . . . Hives sratia relief from snUJy, sneoT.y, stulfy distress of head ' Free Delivery Call PICKARD'S GROCERY Thone 201S 1011 Chickaiwwhm Anti-Lynching Measure Sought by New Yorker many tilings you can make belter than we can." Persons .said he iras WASHINGTON. Nov. 21. (UP) — I UP)—Rep. Kennclh B. Keatinc, R.. N. V.. has Introduced an ami-lynch- in« bill. | The bill would make am- local ...... ... convinced! S""' 1 " 1 "™ having police 'powers that the average Easterner conoid- ''< >s l x> " 51bl < ! ' O1 ' *ny lyncllinss witli- ' c "'- m I in their Jurisdiction. If the local government cannot prove It exercised every effort lo lira- vent a lynching, it would be liable under the bill to provide from S2.COO lo $10.000 (o each person in- ered Southerners "as either cavaliers j or illiterates." "We hnvc a sprinkling of both." j lie said, "but the real Southerner is ' a man to whom democracy and personal liberty means everything, who works hard and bitterly resents ignorant and unwarranted criticism." A pocket-size "assault meter," which can be carried by a soldier Into future atomic combat to detect deadly gamma rays, has been disclosed. Treasury and also tor the purpose of discouraging the growth of Fascism." Jtircd or lite next of kin. Fire Destroys Bottling Pfant; Loss Near $50,000 BRINKLRY. Ark., Nov. 31. lUP) — Fire of undetermined origin completely destroyed the plant of the Coca Cola Bottling Co., of Arkansas, here yesterday. Duffie Henderson, manager, said the damnge would run more than $50,000. Gifts That Will Really Thriff Them ^ "^ Make This a Diamond Christmas Hl'.UIliflll $5.50 up Konwin I.UMer Charge It $6.50 up EversliHrii. Turker A ScliaclTrr IVnn and Si Is. $19 LoveJy Dr. "Jan! In .95 Srt* \ mil "In--IUMU'.S rln^. Heavily ootisli nrlril. -AT ALVIN HARDY FURNITURE- DORTCH De Luxe OIL RANGE With Cost Iron Top This fine range optics identically the same as a coil snrt worn! range, though it burns fuel oil. It give, llie%iniP n . quality cooking name from , pot »s rior. an oil spice heafer In addition you get these many advantage" ' ler ' * NO SMOKE ' * XO FUMKS * NO HIOJI B1.MKS Mon, G eh ' t ' CVel VRlve - 1> »" 1 « a » fl °"t«dc connec- Same Stove without Reservoir Only A* Pictured $ 164 95 Bcoutify The Dining Room! 9 Piece Waterfall Suite $29850 Hospitality centers in the dining room through Uit coming holiday* . . . ,,id this tine suite of walnut veneer with spacious extension table. bufTrt, six chairs and china cabinet provides . perfect background. ALYIN HARDY 113 East Main St. FURNITURE Phont 2302 AC COUNT D R E I F U S VALUES i FREE CREDIT LIKE YOU HAVE BEEN HOPING FOR : '.* ^^ Choose From a Greater Variety of FAMOUS WATCHES $ 24 75 lo $ 660 * Bulova • Elgin' •Benrus • Gruen Here are 11:1 MnnaUv - funinus watrhet tlial ynu know arc ;irruralr . . . tie- pcmlnhle . . . all timed f or |Ke<*ilon . . styled for beauty. OPEN AN ACCOUNT No Interest or Carrying Charges Terms PAY AS LITTLE AS $1.25— A WEEK __ > ^U*-'*"V* "-vSo.^' .. DREIFirs EST \IU\ > STOflU IN ILYTHEVILLE, MEMPHIS AND DYERtBURG 0

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