The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 24, 1946 · Page 16
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 16

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 24, 1946
Page 16
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-**. It**** ftr Men Likely •rac%«t* for a While . _. . Dec. 2^. (UP)A couple of fwernment economists predicted ,tod»y that prices would woo be on the way down. Theodore '6. Maynard, chief of th* clothing branch of the textile ••toon o fthe Office of Temporary OiBtroU, s«ld »omen cpuld look ferwmrd to as much as a 50 per cent sl»ch In m»ny tjpes of women's etothloc rtgjit after Christmas. «Un/«iun»t«]}," Maynard said, "Chen Is no such food news for the men. The only price drop I see lor them soon is in sports shirts'." "Be noted that some stores already have taken the "unprecedented step" of pro-Christrru^ clearance sain ^Tomen'a dre»s«s, fur coats, suits and other .articles are on the way down or soon will !>e, he. said. Another government'' economist said he expected. a general drop in prices within the, next six 'months'.''People' dq not'seem to be buying as many Christmas presents this year as last, he said, Although the Increase in prices makes the total dollar volume look greater. BLYTaBVlLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS wits. His wWo awakened him from a deep sleep and Informed him their automobile was being stolen. Pulling on his trousers and grabbing a rifle he ran Into the street. A car like his was traveling down the street and he Jum|)ed 01 the running board and threatened the driver with the gun, The driver pushed hif off the running baard. Klassen picked Himself up looked around and saw his ov> car—right where he had left It. Local police settled the mutter but Klassen's face was red. Rodor Joins Parade Toward 'Push Button* Warfare TUESDAY,. DECEMBER 24, ltl-10 An Embarrassing Moment Just Like Nightmare NEW WESTMINISTER, B. C. (UP)—A. J. Klassen thinks he takes! abolished by Nazi decree at the the prize for embarrassing rnom- I beginning of the war. Czechs Seek Jury Trials PRAGUE (UP)— Czechoslovak I ix will have trial by jury again by the end of 1947 under a law Just sub- milted to parliament. Juries were Ground rodor (A)cutomali- colly tracks missile, plotting couite on mop within control c*nt«r (I). WiHi two iwitcn*!, operator vorl« rodor inpultn M they trigger smoll receiving «el i> tile mttttlt. TJiis rtceivtr, in turn, controls missile's Judder or automatic pilot Axis of prjHjbolic rtfleetor on conical scanning Jcvke (CJ outomalrcallr centers on the target. (F) show i cltueup of aiiborne control receiver, which receives and reloys control action to mii- si/e'i automatic pilot. (D) and (E) indicflfe ransmitting and receiving antenna respectively, seen projecting from missile's bcllf.. Diagram above, prepared from USAAF Air Material Command data, shows how ground radar now "... "l!f._f, OU , rsc . of . win S ed "buzz" bombs or rockets, as recently demonstrated at Wright Field, Ohio. Contientious Objectors Seek Release .WASHINGTON, Dec. 24. (UP) — Christmas held a special promise 01 freedom today for about 160 conscientious doctors n v ** in federal prisons for violations of the draft act, Justice Department officials said President Truman had approved prc-Chrlstmas paroles for about, one third of the 475 objectors still In prison. Those to bs paroled now it was said, included about 155 members of the Jehovah Witness sect and 10 other cbjectors. Immediate and full amnesty for all Imprisoned objectors was demanded yesterday by 15 fellow objectors who picketed the White House for two hours wearing striped convict suits. They also sought restoration of civil rights for 5,300 others who have been released Jrom prison. Carrying piacarus proclaiming "peace on earth, good will to men," the pickets presented to the White House a petition asking Mr. Truman to grant amnesty in keeping will, the "traditional Christmas spirit." The President repo-Udly is considering creation or a Board to review the convictions of conscientious objectors. All of the pickets served prison terms themselves for refusing to accept military service during the r, j Not Pin-Up Girls CHICAGO (UP)—Detectives, at a police station here have been told not to take suspects' pictures home The officer In charge is tired of explaining to Indignant wives that photographs of pretty women they ilnd in their husbands' pockets really are gun molls. CALL " Thanks lo the patronage of our many cus- tomers and friends, we have* enjoyed b most successful year in serving the public. Here's wishing for each and every one of you a r^ERRY CHRISTMAS, and a most healthy, happy and prosperous NEW YEAR! Southern Auto Stores G/ and Bride Get Present Of New Home TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 24.— (UP) — "Merry Christinas Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Knlghten, from the citizens of Tampa.'' And the 24-year-old Army veteran a nd his pretty young wife wci-e up ft t dawn today. They .coulcl hardly wait, to start fixing up their new *6,ooo home which stands where only ashes of their lorraer home rested a week ago. Christmas cnme yesterday t/',vo days early for the Knightens. They moved into the new concrete block cottage which had been erected by volunteer builders. Flames destroyed the frame house which the lot- mer GI had constructed himseif. The new home has complete ,new furnishings, replacing the secondhand furniture which he had purchased from his weekly savings And the $115 which they lost in the blaze has grown to $1,000 sat the hands of friendly Tampans.- Both Mr. and Mrs. Knighten were much too excited to, discuss their luck, ,• which reads like a Cin- Scrella story. When their home burned last week, people here quickly rallied >to their aid, A "Knighten home by Christmas'' community project was organic by w. n. Daniel, Tampa 'pallor and Knights of Pythias official, work on the two bedroom home was contributed by Tampa labor unions. ,. Money, household .furnishings, silverware, a radio and materials uegan to pour in. ^l.ere still remains some paint- ,m,v b V lolle - A »d not all the .lurching has been installed. But, the workers who erected the fivc- ™°"' WWert cottage, promise that' n H p"" g ,' ° W " '° thc lilst I>'<*"re Lnr Wa w111 bc co »'Pleted by tomorrow morning. Road Courier News Want Ads. everything in "INSURANCE" UNITED INSURANCE AGENCY Over Cuara Jewelry Store A. F. DIETRICH, Mgr. MERRY CHRISTMAS arid THANK YOU - - - «t '*' f We couldn't let the holiday season go by without wishing you all a yery Merry Christmas and a New Year of happiness ... and thanks a hundredfold for your fine patronage and loyal friendship. * HART'S BAKERY MERRY CHRISTMAS TO OUR FRIENDS: It is at this time that we'pause to offer thanks to our friends and patrons for their many kindnesses and courtesies during the past year. And we wish you the MERRIEST CHRISTMAS EVER and a NEW YEAR full of joy and prosperity, Delia Lumber Co. iV/e's Only Home-Owned Lumber Yard , Ifl

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