The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 11, 1946 · Page 2
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BLVTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 10-16 Jolly St. Nick To Need Trailer Christmas Shoppers Buying at Furious Pace Over Hie Nation tBy Lniied Press) An'overbuniejied Santa Clans will plnce -moie toys beneath Hie nation's-Christmas l«cs tills year than ever before. . Department stores in scores of cities reported .tlfat the purchase of toys nas reached 8 record volume,' with everything In demand rrotn"piiln't boxes to electric tr.iins aud.-tricycles. . ... .... Prices, ilef.-fliave,. soared to nn nil-time ,'high.... Toy,. prices ' .liave jiiipceSfc jnws than, prices, for nl- !n«t\toy»:oUibE..ilne of goods.- The price' of wagons, bicycles and roller New Ambassador N;imt'il U. S, Ambnssaclur to Ihe Court of St. Jatne-i is O. Max skitfe?'1h4ci* v> of metal arid avail-1 Onnlner, (H, Under Secretary of nll^V.foK: [he"'.'first time since tl»' OH- Treasury. G.irdncr, u for- waii^aVeJjittrt'tclilhrl'y 'high.' ""'< Governor of North Cnrolin:i, A 'Birmingham, Ala.-, • deportment storeVSaiita;;. .Glaus reported that si nn ciectrl: "t'r'aiii (both'in exceedingly- short supply.) Dolls, as ever, are popular, aurt the supply is not nearly enough to match' the demand. -Manufacturers reported a shortage of doll wings and eyes, and most dolls available were in inc higher price brackets. Cna large Ke.nsas City, Mo., <le- parimeuL saore advoitlsed Uu.' -sale of "doll bonds" for Christmas, to So redeemed for a doll when they become more plentiful. Uoston retailers predicted a (Uil per cent increase in .vpcndinB on toys and said customers complained that last years toys were. of •."ill t;o to London to take Hie l>ulitic:illy Important $2!i,t)00-.-i- year post vacated liy W. Avcivll H.'irrinnui, win) left lo become- iX'en.'tary of Commerce. poor quality and did not last out the year. A Springfield. 111., department store reported that its scarcest single ilcm was i erector sets, with the demand higher this year than ever before. Pilt-ijurgh retailers said their greatest demand was lor sleds, metal dishes, "magic-skin" rubber dolls, wngans and trains. War-inspired toys sold well In some sections and lagged In others, apparently depending on the tastes of the parents. Toys offered t>> manufacturers Indicated m a n y youngsters Would bj introduced to sush awe-inspiring items us games involving radar, electronics ami atomic bombs. Jordon Marsh, a large Boston store, reported it sold more than 500 aluminum jeeps, at $39.50 eacli. before the season was hurdly un- derv;ay. Tricycles, priced from 50.50 to $M.CO, were up approximately 25 per cent over 1941 and were not available at all last -year. Price tags on doll buggies ranged from $9.50 to S39.5Q for deluxe models, pbovit a 20 per cent jump. Electric trains; sellin gat about S135, sold everywhere as fast as they appeared on the counters. The price of slH r fed animals had almost doubled. Department store officials reported that roller skutes, unnvail- jbto riurinr; tho war because of the shortage of> ball'bearings, tould be had nt prices ranging from $1!'J5 to $6.25. Bs/ore the war, they sold for as low as 51 a pair. A good boy's bicycle, which formerly retailed at about $42 50, sold for S55. A set of child's table nnd two cliairs was priced at anywhere from $950 to $14.95. not much higher than in pre-war years. Labor Monopoly Termed Threat To Democracy NASHVILLE, Tenn., Dec. U. (Wl —"Special privilege" has now become the "floated, arrogant power of monoply unions, running wild against the public interest," William K. Jackson, president of the V. S. Chamber of Commerce, said here last night. In a talk before the Nashville Chamber of Commerce. Jackson added that "monopoly labor power takes the nation by the throat, as in the recent coal strike, and raises the grim spectacle of industrial paralysis and defiance of governmental authority." -. •However, Jnemon said he felt confident that "a solution to the labor crisis" will be found "througn the democratic process of discussion." Solon Reports War Powers Still Needed WA?HIXf!TON. Dec, 11. (UP) — Rep, Earl II. L'jwis. O., chnlrmn uf a s|«:-UU Republican committee to study termination of presiilentia war powers, reported yesterday thai ' NIL A CHRISTMAS! it is "neither wise nor at this time to declare the war emergency ended. In a letter lo House Republican Leader Joseph W. Martin. Jr., Mass.. Lewis said termination of nil Presidential wnr powers would have "far reaching coniefniences" thai would adversely affect the U. S. Army, particularly the occupation forces nbroad. "A blanket dcclafAlton of the end of the war would also, by reason of its effect u]>un the first war jH'wurs act. force the War Department In [ihiindo.ii its present modernised oi'Kani/.atlon which is based on that acl and revert lo the outdated ovj^mi/atton prescribed by earlier statutes." he -f/rote. t.awis told Martin that there are more than 500 emergency war powers contained in as mmiy scp- aralc acts. Of these, he snid, onlyi 46 minor ones (run us repealed Immediately "without harm lo l.lie economy of the country or to the organization and conduct of government." The whole p-.'cblcm of IcrmimU- iiiK the war powers. Lewis wvolc. should be turned over to the full house Judiciary committee as soon as IhK next session of congress be- cins. no said his special committee did not have an adequate staff to do such a job. Hang up the mistletoe . . . put out the holly wreaths . : . bedeck your home for a happy holiday season! Now is a fitting time to buy the things you've been needing to make it perfect. That new suite, or chair/ a smart table/ a graceful lamp- a rich rug ... or what ever your rooms may.require to rnake them charming and .comfortable . . . you'll find it at Lemons, thriftily priced, available on easy terms. Christmas gatherings will be more fun in a home that's furnished in keeping with the season's light-hearted sparkle. Our store is full of Christmas values to brighten any room. Specially Priced! Floor Lamps (i-way heavy hniiw, reduced lo S!>.!)5 COW & Ivory, fine t;mii>s amu-oved IKS lighting, $22.7;i lo :i:i.7f>. Ivory & Itrou/e, IKK l.amns, Indirect lighting, 3-\Vny mogul, 11.90. imiI)<;K I,AMI'S, indirect, ivory ci Krnnv.e, good value*, II.MB lo 27.<). r > SPEOIAM Indirect, reduced 'to S7.!>"> 1'IN UP I,AMI'S, JJOIK! designs, snecial at $2.25 and 2.99 All Merchandise Available on Lay - Away Luxurious/ LIVING ROOM SUITES '•Ace them and be convinced' of their Covered in fine quality tapusli-y id velvet. 149.SO 159.00 189.00 f OR YOUR HOME . . . GIFT TABLES Mahogany C'ocktuil Tubles, good ijuullU $15.ISO and S?~.B. r > Mahogany ],itm)> Tables, Rood quality .S7.85.U SIS'.5 »*;iiil T:.blM, Ruud (|B^lily.-.J..S!( i:i .lo SlS^f). iWutuigany f.ni\ Table., good, value $-!«.ls t'ommoiles Siri.4S Malni^any I'ie (Yiisl Table.. Read Courier News Want'Ads, 666 EASES COLD MISERIES 666SNAPS INTO ACnON-STARTS UfSSEOREUEF (NJUST6 LVI ' (.SECONDS' MINOR THROAT -k^. IRRITATION-COUCH OO^TOACOtO- Don't fool with colds! Get famous )>rencri>!u>n-type 6€C for fast relief from cold miseries. 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Suites include a tleei), restful malchii\E lounge chair. 2 PIECE SUITES 89.75 to 159.50 ODD BED DAVENPORTS 69.50 to 89.50 JUVENILE FURNITURE $2.04 57.95 S995 $12.95 $14.75 $19.95 $2.45 $3-95 $12.75 $17.50 $9.75 Wood Kc<l Kockevs 51.1)11, SI.'.Hi :mil Upholstered Rockers £:5.r>0 anil Writing Desk iinrf Chuir Hoys all Oak \Viirk Hench High Chairs. Special S4.95— [telU-r types .from S(i.95 to . Hahy CIrilis L'iinvus Jumpers for baby. With Snrinsj Metal and Canvas Sulky :i K(HH\ value 'Strollers and Tavloi Tots Haby Buggy, folding- type, i good value .... Wood anci Metal Table •tnd Chair Set BLANKETS Large si/e, 100',' wool, extra heavy, reg. 19.05 value $14.95 Extra heavy Cliinille Herisi>veads. white with colored design. 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