The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on February 22, 1947 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, February 22, 1947
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SATURDAY. FRP.RUM!V 2>> t 1047 redid Increase n Food Prices May Hit New High Soon Say Economists in COUU1KK NKWS Nellie !s a Hero Now u v I:I;I,U.IK : 1'iiiti 1 i'rc.s Staff C'oiresiionileiU A: "i-'ii/.nix- Doi^i'tmont economists :..'.« ('.'ir-Li- siuns today ptmileri to aii'ii'ivr !'-'nrp increase in ro-' .'-•:'! (•;«! prices. ^'Ii:cv i>:'iicvecl H possible that ^.r.d ;:.icc. ( ; IIK'.V soar even higher |}IL'.:I thy p?ak H'vo! oi December. '!'her t . -.v.ts little tx.relation that i;.'.'.- v. citUd begin to drop again x-fore late spring or oarly suminc:-, D:r:nrtmei:t .'P'jciaiists acXnow- Irdr-et; tiiat they may have been 1 soim-whi't oplhnisti: in predicting! ij'iii tin' pnik levol for farm prices —v. hL-h -set the retail trend—was :v:i:h'.-d rate.. t:ist year. A four per r-in 1 , drop in jp.r;:i p;-i:es in Jan- j r.i'iry, tlt-ey believe, now, may have; i;er-n a f;:tilty barometer. I Since then, conditions have f:!iHii;;ed tiieally, Ir'arlin;; to a bslietj i.;i".[. av.Glhpr price peak is in view.! Thi'y have Rb.indonud expectations ol any parly price decline.' I The Bureau of Labor Statistics rcpirtcil yesterday that wholesale ;.:ices hit a new postwar high dur- i!:;; l!-.e week ended Kcb. 15. BLB atirilnitccl the jump to higher'pri- ces for agriculture commodities. Tnu increase from nud-January to mi:i-K binary was 1.7 per cent. Price.; lor hogs and' wheat, meanwhile, have soared to almost historic high levels. And the Florida .rotZft earlier this month took a heavy toll of the- citrus and trues .' •. ;>3. thereiy sending these prices up. ' 't ho Agriculture Department has been forecasting that high prices lor locd could be expected to continue well into (ho summer, or un- x l " «c.v harvests had their effect' •.'" tnc ,-tiaiket, u had indicated, h-wyer, that the worst was over. Ofuciais will be nole to make M,o--hic lorecnsis possibly next week 1 c™"ipri" t!S " :S f ° r 1XSt month arc Ncllls, a dog which inadvertently caused the death of Anthony Cap :\ t IIP.S redeemed herself. She is rcspcnsible for saving ihc lives of two women. Caixjccl's widow, Helen, and her mother. Mrs. Ca.ssie Williams were discovered in a B :is-filled room while Nellie and he,- puppies pa'wi.i frantically at Ihe door. (NEA Ti'lopholo.) Wilkinson Dea Element Of Mystery Surrounds Death Of Education Minister LONDON, Feb. 22.—(UPl — All element of mystery was injected today Into the. death of Ellen Wilkinson, minister of education, when a coroner unexpectedly ordered a II) Tl for srai • :2>' T! ply of srr=";,s -ss f° u days later in her native Buck'" B lams!llre « 11: '8°- The official .... ,. , ,. , me I ,n " Cly l ' 8ht sup - , , H ,' • '' ma ' oils ' w 'thi death iuiiiMincemeiit said she died 11 aflmCnt *'"'• " SCiBC "' still far short of demand i) The Florida freeze !> The still tremendous- demand i virtual-y r.l! lood products. I Hankers To Meet PINK BLUFF. Ark., Feb. 22. (UPl —Group Five of t!lo Arkansas Bankers Association will meet here March <• Speakers will b= Ben H. Wooten, Kidnaped Coroner H. Neville Stafford of Westminister refused to discllse what prompted him to order the inquest now. nor would he tell what evidence would be offered. The Daily Express said the evidence would feature a box O f tablets Miss Wilkinson ob:aine ( | before entering the hospital, she died two days after going there. The Daily Mirror quoted Mi.= s I Wilkinson's elderly spinster sister Ann, with whom she lived, as saying, "Tlie inquest is no news lo me. The whole business is very distressing." A Scotland Yard spokesman said there was no indication of "any criminal action whatsoever" in the death of the Labor Govcrnnu-nfi; only woman cabinet minister. Witnesses al the inquest, will in\ elude medical staff members at. tending Miss Wilkinson in a private room al St. Mai-y's. The coroner agreed to a past morieni examination and signed a burial permit Certain organs were removed for analysis, and the resulting report ICH to decision for on inquest. Thr-re was no hint what the report contained. Miss Wilkinson's sudden death had surprised her close friends, since reports issued tho night before indicated she was recovering. Stafford said there would he no exhumalion. Church Members To Make Special Offering Sunday Members of the First Christian Church here will make special offerings Sunday morning for overseas relief and rohabllilation. It has been announced by the Rev. K. s. Biiird. pastor . This has been an annual project of the church since emergency needs were created by the recent war. The funds will be sent immediately and directly to Europe nnd Asia, and will be administered by j many denominations. ] Callini! this their "Week of Com- I passion." Christian Churches I '.otnl goal of 5500,000. No local^goal i lias been set. Mr. Bnird said. The | "Week at Compassion" offering here last year was over S200. • I'KECISION FAKMINO . "Power farming menus precision tnrmint'. To Hke advantage of high- speed cultivation, name cultivation and (he cotton picker or stripper i rnrcins that special attention must [ i.'S paid to hind preparation anr jcultivntion. It is not good sense ! to demand tho best service for up keep of an automobile, and thci turn over a piece of farm equip incut representing twice the investment lo the first fellow who clinms to be a tractor driver."—Di J. H. Adams. Texas A. & M. College > Elias Howe invented the sewing . machine. j Maj K. A. I. Collins. British banker Ictdnaped by Jewish un, : dei-{;roiind forces in Halesline, is • pielurcd in a Jerusalem hospital, j'.TIcr his reicase. He's being tiEiitccl for injuries suffered v:l:cii l;e \\ as scixcd. vice-president of the Republic National Bank of Dallas, Tex., and Elgan C. Robertson, president of the First National Bank of Marianna and head of Ihe Arkansas Bankers Association. US. Don't Want Luciano In Cubs Narcotic Exports Stopped Until Vice King Is Chased WA-'HINCTICN. Pill. S2. (Ul 1 )—' Tin- United Klines Bovemijieiu ciiUk_Hl tho whij] uvi-r Cubu today for grunting ri-fnge lo Salvaloio "L;..-ky" Luciano. deported former vice kimj »l New York city. j Commissioner Harry J, AnslinB- er ol tlie U. S. Nnrcol!; SorvU'i; 'mined the expert ot narcotics to Cub< even for leclllnmtp purposes. And he made It clour tlml lit-' bin would last as loiu; us Lu:kv remained in tlie Islniul republic. Officials of tlie naieollc service explained tlint Ihi'y coiui", not tnKo a chance on having the narcotic?:— sent to Cuba for bsiUmntc ineitl- ciil pur^osec—full into die hands ol Luciano find his associates. "In the past," one said, "some of Iho legitimate narcotics we sent t'o C'.iba were sent back to this century .for Illicit purposes." After years of crime as d^.'e peddler, whil e slaver and (rambler, Luciano was prosecuted during the lOSO.s by then Now y O rk District AMorney Thomas K. IJe.vey uiul sentenced to 3:>-lo-EO-ycars in After he Imd served nine yeiirs, Luciano was paroled' oy Dewo;— now governor — and deported to Ins unlive Italy. Within tho last lew months, however, he hirned up In a .wank villa In Cuba, and was seen nightly in the pluMi Banvjling dons &I Havana. The U. S. government was frankly annoyed that Luciano, u man it hcp.'d never lo see again, had moved 'back to willitn a few miles of Its Florida coastline. Rcmcni- boring his dcpe-poc.Mlhif; buck- ground, il nclcd swiftly to prevent. liim from re-entcrlni! ihc tinsiness. Government narcotic experts Insisted that their ban on narcotics experts WHS legal, and that il would remain In cfiecl as !tmg as Ihe Cuban government tolerated L'.i- ciano's presence. "We simply cannot take the chance-." one said, "of having the narcotics we send | 0 Cuba lor medicinal puiposes diverted Into Luciano's hands," Sow 9 /f * ' or Service Positions ^ Applioitluns for compeliilvi' Civil • nivuv i-xinniniilluns to select per>'<>"'• who will go mi ii pioballonal '•'•fi-lcr fur (lie lining of riiimv >•" .in. li'.s h> miff, wiiulmian. ihv- |>':<:i and s:e\vnni julw are now bi'ins: ai'i'k'pted, the Civil Ki'rvlw C,Y,:n"ii-.Mon ainuniiiri'il yt-blerdav Api'licatlsin forms i;i:iy Ue oh- lanii'd ; ,( u,,. |. 0 . sl (iiru-e'and must. 11 nljniitU'il t.i the Hoard of U. H. Civil s»rvivB I'Xamlnois, llox 07 Mnnphl.s 1, MVi-.n., prlur to March 2-1. \Va'{<> si-;\le for oilers, wluehmen and Ilii'moii run from SI lo Sl.lTi an hour. The commission also an- nnumrd ||,al Iho dale for Un< re- «'Ipl "1 applications for Iho steward ''xamtHiKlun has been exlended lu April L'H. To Fig/it Racketeers WASHINGTON, Fto. 22. (UP)The House Labor Committee asked th e rules committee today for sul;- pena power lo back up It.- Investigation of union racketccrinu. L^bor Committee Cliainnan Fred A. Hartley, Jr., R., N. J.. said ho will ask the House later for $S!> 000 to finance th L . inmir.y. 'Hartley said the commiitce was- nt ready yet to announce who •! will srbpena lor fear "ive will tin our hand." .> AN OIIDINANCK ISTAllLlSlIlNCi. CON'SOLIDATINO AND KN- l.ARClINCi THE 1'lliU I.IMI'IT) IN THK CITY OP HIA'THE- VIM.K. ARKANSAS. AND UK- ! I'i-^I.INR ALL ORDlNANCrCO INI CONFLICT IlKliKWITll: I !!!•: IT OHDA1NKD 11Y Till.: CITY i COUNCIL 01- ms. CITY~F! lil.YTIIKVIU.H, AlilCANSAR: SICCT10N ONK: Tin- fuUowllli; shall be and K hereby declared to "f tlii' lire limllf of thu City of lilytlu-vUle, Arkansas : llrulniiln'; al tho section corner of Si'otlons II. 10, 10 and Id, the same being located ut the intei section of Chlckusawbii uvi'ime and North Sixth Street, and runnimj Hoiith along the sccllon line t« the center of Walnut Street; thence Kast lo the center line of Walnut street where the same In- ti'l:;et:ls (he cenU'r line of Sixth olreel: thence South along the center line of Sixth Street to (lie center line of the alley between Main •ml Asli Streets; Ilience West alonij (lie center Hue of said alley to the uiuresiild section line; thence South nloni: suld section line lo a point where Hie same inlersccls will) a nue one West of the center line of Vine Street extended; llicncc East along the said center line of Vine Street extended, lo where Ihe same intersects the center line of South First Street; thence North along the center line ot First street lo where said line intersects Ihe center line ol Ash Street; thence East along the center line of Ash Street t« UIL> present corpornle llmlls lo till' city of Dlytiu'Vllle,- ArkansiiN; thence North iitoni! (he said cor- pi>rale limits to u u . center line ol Hunk Avenue: thence West iilimx (he ceiil;.r line of Hank Avenue to where the same Inlersecls Hie ceil- tcr line of 1'mnklln Street nntl ciin- linuliii; In a uKiiunil weslernly di- alonii the main slorm sewer line to where Ihe .storm sc\vcr line Imci'ticcl.s North nr»l Street: (hence Norlli lo the cenler line of the alley eolith of West Davis tilreel; Iheiv e Wi-si lo i in- i.'i-lsco Railroad ri«lu-' of-way; thence Boiilh alonn xa \,\\ rlKlU-iir-w»y (o where (In, r( K ht-of- wny crosses the main storm «•«•< r Iliii'l thence In u wcslcrnly dire,;, ton to where the miiln storm sewer line Intersccls Iho cenlei' lino of Norlli Uroadway; Ihciieii South aloni; the cenler line o f Norlh llloiidwny to wlluru Iho s e InU'r- >ls "'I' center line of ChlckiiKawba Avenue: thence West alonij the center line of ChlckiiKiuvbii Avenue to I lie point ol boxliinlng Section Two: All ordinances or parl.i of ordinances In eonlllct hevi'- wllh are hereby repeiili'd. «ecliou Three: Tl-,:; :)nllnaiiei' Whin necessary for Ihe• Inimcdtule P Mice, health and safely of || U ' Inhabitants of the Clly o'f lllyth,.- vllle. an cmernency Is hereby de- ulared Hi exlKt mul (his ordlnnui'c '•lii>U be In full fo,.,.,. „,„, ( ,| k , a from and after its passnue. 13. n. JACKSON A,. . Mayor. Attest Kiank Whltworth Clly Clerk. PAGE THREK WHITE & SONS GENERAL CONTRACTORS MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 Read Courier News Want Ads. QUICK Our Radio Repairs arc quick and our workmanship finer than anywhere WE KKPAIR «V*NY MAKE—ANY MODEL Phone 2642 FRED CALLIHAN STARTS P.ELIEF IN OUST 6 SECONDS j attention j welders . i You can now purchase a i complete acetylene woldinjr j'oiilfH for §02. This is thu ji latest lype medium size liKCiuiitic Harris Calorific, ijthe oldest manufacturer of 11 welding equipment. BLYTHEVILLE Machine Shop KKAI, USTATK WANTKI) City 1'roiiotly. all typ ,, bnitlnMiii't „,„! fa run In unit arouiul lllytlnvlllo. Hull in your properly, ^ouly O r Iniyom -ll«t now! 1-licno 2394, j. j. rlM Bo ,,, lcll IIOKl liBlalo Ilrokor | We Guarantee « i J | RECAPPING : j with I I Hawkinson Treads ! ! ; ! Let Your Next Tires Be ! ! GENERALS i i | J Cos! More — Worlli More 1 i - i i MODINGER TIRE CO. i llli K. Miiln, riiimi! 2201 CONCRETE BUMD3NG BLOCKS Also CULVERTS We arc Dealers for \'i litcliefl up In 4H Inche* THE FAMOUS WATERPROOFING Osceola life & CuSvert Co. Phone 691 OSCEOLA, ARK. C OPSALT Concrete Culvert Til,' 1 Size* 12 in. to 36 in A. H. Webb Hw» HI *l Stiitr lid. I'lu. n, Hlvllirvillr ?],, W. J. INSURANCE G/encoe Hotel Bldg. Phon« 3541 Read Courier News Want Ads. SALE Pumping Plant & Building Equipt Scaled bid-; will be received at the offices of Drainage District No. 17 of Mississippi County, Arkansas. First National Bank Butld- ini;. Blytlievillc. Arkansas, until 11 A.M. March 31, 1017, for the purchase of Pumping Plant building and equipment located at Koscland. Arkansas, ten miles southwest of Blythcville. Building, to elevation of window sills, and equipment to be dismantled and removed from tlie premises. Located one-quarter mile from concrete HiRluvay No. IS and Frisco Railroad. Terms: Cash with bin. HVU.DING: Brick, 40' x GO' — 20' walls, steel truss, lilc roof, steel sash wiimlmvs anil steel folding doors. I EQUIPMENT: 3 Fairbanks-Morse horizontal Wood screw .Ti" reversible pumps. Fiff. 121OK, serial 153913. .1 Fairbanks-Morse ISO li.p. 3-phase, CO cycle syncrnnous open flame motors. Frame 1)151, Type I). Y., Speed 257 r.p.m.. 2200 V. ACCESSORIES AND MISCELLANEOUS: Traveling crane on I beams, control panel, Iransformers, hand operated sluice Rates, (rash screen, slccl shower ami toilet enclosure, liRiifin.? cqilip- mrnt, clc. Plant Installed 1027 with practically no physical wear. Last operated 1!W6. Hid forms and spcclflcalions will be mailed oil request. DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 17 cf Mississippi Co., Arkansas P. O. Box 778 Blyrhavilie, Ark. for a Taxi O. K. CAB lark Marsh, Owner Ips Create Here's the Part Advertising Plays in Giving "The Right to a Steady Job" to Every American! Other Ways Advertising Helps You: f, Brings you belter goods for less money. £, Makes shopping more pleasant and easier. O. Has given us the world's higrt- , est standard of living. B OIL it all down—and the task of creating cno-.igii jobs for cvuryors —men ami women, youngsters and oldsters—is the job of selling gocxfa. There's no si i orta go o f "wa nls." People want all kinds of l.liings. There's no shortage of American resources and inventive genuis. The problem always is to bring "wants" and "goods" together —lo "make a sale." Sales mean more business, more and l«ttcr jobs. One great low-cost, effective way lo make those sales is through advertising. It's helped give us the highest standard of living in the world. Advertising sells goods. And when goods are sold, factories, milla, farnif, mines and businesses get busy. Nc:i< businesses are created. This means more and Ijctler jobs for everyone. That's how advertising makes your job, your home, your income far more secure. 6Y SElllNG MOKf GOODS TO MOKf PEOPU , " secirrm: CflLL 2611... STOP AT 2611 Don't Hesitate to Ask for Free Service I.islcn—.\Vc cnn iiiish your cur in 30 minutes. We use Omifiii. Alomilc (Jnvisii. fn liibricnto your car. Yes, >ve li;iv P tin- Ifriw—-Dnylim — Hood _ finod.vwir. \Vo iilsn liiivc Ni-iv I tall fries. Standard ESSO Gas & Oil's, Also Quaker State AUTO SERVICE Hume 2HI nnrl Ash Pis. BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS Portrait of today's Farmer What he needs is fi hired hands OR a FARM ALL tractor Yes Sir! You're n lucky man if you have n FARMALI; iraclor. You will do well to take care of it unlil farm machinery begins to flow in larger quantities from the liitf rMcOoi-mick-ricenng factory. We hope that 19'17 rt'ill prove lo he Ihe end of our "wailing lisls" for. all your needs. Repair Work Steam Cleaning Paint Job Accessories DELTA IMPLEMENTS, Inc. 312 So. 2nd Phone 863

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