The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 10, 1947 · Page 4
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 4

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FOTJE Army Calls in Invasion Scrip - Surprise Move Hits • Black Marketeers Terrific Blow BY RICHARD CLARK cniled Press S(aff Correspondent zFHANKFORT, -Mar. 10—(UP) ~ The American arniy^ cracked down on worldwide counterfeiting O l Its jniUtarj f cnp today bv giving occu- pitlon .'personnel a maximum O t t)ine hours to surrender Its cunejit iscript for a new Issue. Gen. Joseph McNmney .said Hie scrip, conversion period "In Germr- ny and throughout the world" wa.i part of a u. s. treasury, slate and v.ar departmeni measure , to s».ii]> "hoarders" or illegal scrip. He said the three departments were "Insistent on devising a sys- tfm of currency wh'.cu can be us' Jfl by authorized personnel at nr- my facilities throughout the world. 1 ' - In Tokyo. Gen. Douglas MacAr- (hur's headquarters said the mcns- ure was to frustrate countcrfcltins and "mitigate the increasing tendency on the-part of the local populations to regard this currency r.s legal tender."- ' A small scale financial -pa^ite gtipped foreign, aationals in. Japan soon after the announceniem. was made. Many of them, Tokyo reported, were caught flat-footecl with thousands of dollars of scjlp which win be- worthless.. • McNarney said new scrip wouM bo issued and warned that surprise call-ins might be expected in the future until counterfeiting was whipped. iFrst reports snld the army's fl- nsnclal (rap snapped shut on European counterfeiters with initial success.,, . Nine persons were arrested In the opening stage, four O f them War pepnrdnent civilians. Two Frcnch- rren were seized in Paris, mi'Amer- ican-.army warrant officer was arrested in Brussels, ,,nd two ail corps officers from Iltaly were pick- .ed up In Germany for possessing ai:d 'passing; bogus rnones'. An incidental result of the con- ^firsfon order would'lie making the German' blackmnrket temporarily bankrupt. Black marketeers holding military "scrip w ould bn uiiabb .to exchange it and would loss whatever sum they had "invested" v ln the military currency. Triplets All Judy, Joan and Jean Manzella, Chicago triplets, are pictured celebrating their sixth birthday, holding their I luce puppies, who also arc triplets. 'Sugar Stamp 11 'Good For 10 .Pounds April 1 ' WASHINGTON, Mnr. 10—(l)P)_ ,Thc Office of price Administration .announced today Hint spare slnmii 11 in ration books iv*ll become good | ;on April 1 for 10 pounds of sugar, j , Stamp No. S3, now good for five i : pti!iid s of siignr, expires March 31. •• OPA snid !tmt barring unforeseen •circumstances, it will be possible to |n:ake another 10 |)0und stump valid ;on July 1. . The OPA Intends to allot 35 •pounds of sug al . to housewives this year. , • sttllD P No. n w in be valid until ~P'- 3 P- It. will cover both regular Farmers Gas Tax Refund Bill Slumbers LITTLE POOK. 'Ark-., March 10. (UP)—The runners of Arkansas will get no refund pn tractor gasoline as the result of action of the present' Legislature. J The bill providing for such a refund, introduced by nep. Glen Walker of Hempslcnd County, is 1 tleatf lor all practical purposes. I Even Walker admits it. \ | The bill calling for a refund or five cents on Hie gallon on fuel used in farm tractors, was opposed t>y the administration, and it was hailed in the Legislature because Oov. Ben Laney did not want lo sign it. Tlic governor denied' any respnn- sibility lor an old campaign poster which was circulated in the General Assembly In which he allegedly promised Ihe formers a refund, but he did say the poster probably came out of one of his county campaign headquarters without his approval. 'Nevertheless, in the face of the poster, the governor did not wnnt tlic bill to hit his desk, and his men in the House and Senate were successful with rtmcntlments and narllamentary tactics in halting the bill. Million Dollar Fire Hits Danville, Va. DANVILLE, V«., Mare!] 10. (UP) —Fire department olficials here today were investigating the cause of an eii'lit hour blaze which razed an entire tobacco warehouse and live business concerns, causing an estimated $1,COO,COO in damage. No Injuries were reported, The fire, which starlecl in the pre-dawn hours Sunday in an aiYto supply store, wiped out the Vir- ghiia-carolina tobacco warehouse Mocked with 1CO.OOO pounds of dn,.,i tobacco, Also destroyed were •v rl, Will-am, hardwire.store, truck terminal and 11 baibor shop. Four St. Louis Persons 0/e In Air Crash COURIER RKWB , Tcnn., March [0 <UP)-Func,u.l arrange,™™ wore made loclfty lor four perso,,., * w "o (lied when a small prlvnte piano lost In the fog on a flight from SI. Louis to Miami, crashed in 'a peak In tlic Cumberland ran- near here Saturday.' 6 The dead were pilot Jack F While, Webster Groves. Mo • Pcni J. TIHman, Jr., St. I,oiiis; TillmY, •" wife, Lucille, and 'Bcrnlce V So m- incrkarmi>, also of St. Louis] • Relief At last For Your Cough Creomulalon relieves promoUv im Creomulalon relieves promoUv cause It goes right to the sS? "? ue trouble !o help loosen arid cxoM pm laden phftgm, and aid nature to soothe and heal raw, tender ta (lamed br an ea raw, ender ta (lamed bronchial mucous mom branes. Tell your druggist to soil v^u a bo tie of Crcomulslon with the understanding you must like home use an<i home canning needs. OPA, however, may not be around during all Ihls year. A Sennte- TTonsc conference lias approved a deficiency appropriation bill dlrect- in.7 that OPA be ended by July "T. Some congressmen claimed that Ihe reduction in funds would end Ihe agency In a few weeks. The Senate Banking Committee: Cipndln i(!<r'lJ insrrdlrcti that wojk togttlirt 10 fire naltk ttlitt fiam hndicht and ntUE.Igiu Follow di ni on DO YOU NEED; A LOAN? I I To Insure and finance a new or' used car, truck or tractor, In Ar- | feansas or Missouri, see, us. Low ' rates. You'll like our service. Also " PHA Loans and 4% farm loans, J and individual real estate loans. { UNITED I INSURANCE AGENCY! Over Guard's Jewelry store J Phone 510 • ..'1 TRY MANHATTAN FINER Vacuum Packed COFFEE Can Ib 50c AMERICAN LADY CANNED FOODS Found at PICKARD'S Phone 20-13 1044 Chickasawbn FOR SALE Pumping Plant & Building Equipt. Sealed bids will be received at Ihc offices of Drainage District No. n of Mississippi county, Arkansas. First National Bank Building, Blytheville, Arkansas, until 11 A.M. March 31. 1641, for the purchase of Pumping Plant building and equipment located at Roseland, Arkansas, ten miles southwest of Blytheville. Buildin- to elevation of window sills, and equipment to be dismantled and removed from the premises. Located one-quarter mile from concrete Highway No. 18 and Frisco Railroad. Terms: Cash win, bid Binu>l.vb: Brick. 40' x GO' - 20' walls, steel lru , s , H , 8 „„,,' steel sash wiindows anil steel S 0 }if mg doors . : EQUIPMENT: S FaWunks-Morsc h.rlamlal Wood screw M" reversible pumps. Fijr. m O E, serial 153019. ,3 Fairbnnks-Morsc 150 h.p. S-phase, 60 cycte syncrcnous open f«« n»ton. Frame »m, Type n . Y ., Spcfd ,„ ACCESSOR.ES AM, MISCKI.UN-EOUS: T w «, In , erane on I taM.-c.nlro! panel, transformers, hand operated sl uice gate,, «~h screen; s »eel shower and toilet e,,e,os llr e, n sM in, „„,„. rocnt, etc.. " Bid forms and specifications will be mailed on DRAINAGE DISTRICT NO. 17 of Mississippi Co., Arkansas P. O. Box 778 Blytheville, Ark. however, has approved-n bill transferring sugar controls-to the Agriculture Department. CHAMBLIN SALES CO. STUDEBAKER Sales — Service We Buy and Sell GOOD USED CARS Bill chambUn — Lex Cliumblin Railroad & Ash Sts. ' Phone 2195 GREOMULSION for Coughs. ChestColds, Bronchitis / $1,000 Reward Offered For Slayer of Lum WEST MEMPHIS, Ark,, Mar. JO. <U1>> A $1,000 reward was posted iod;iy for Infonnullon leading to MONDAY, MARCH 10, 1947 the arrest ol Uie slayer of Wine V. Lum. 31, Chinese grocer shot to death In front of his store here Friday night. • Read Courier News Want Ads. Steel Oil Barrel Racks T.LMABRY 423 MISSOURI ST. PH. SB>' For Sale U. S. Verified Oklahoma Alfalfa Seed And Plenty of Ogden Soybean Seed Co. YARBRO, ARK. Phono 727 -Sec JIMMIE FIRST- BETTER MEALS Shining, snow white DnlAix, modern in every fletail . . . ah; American "Model 50 Freezer is one ot the most beautiful of all home appliances It is an idea! Freezer'for the average-home. Fits into any modern kitchen—takes a minimum ot tloor space with maximum food (5 cu ft) ca pacity. Every package in the frozen food' compartment is within easy reach. May be filled with packages-to the brim. Finest refrigerator hardware . . . sealed insulation. The Amaria freezer is new and exclusive. It was designed ami made by Amana refrigeration engineers who led the way in the frox.cn food locker industry. You Can Get Immediate Delivery NOW—Limited Supply Exclusively at JIMMIE EDWARDS FURN. CO. "We Buy and Sell Used Furniture" -See JIMMIE FIRST- SALE F I T Z P A SENS MEN'S Our Special A T RICK BRINGS YOU ATIONAL PURCHASE OF FINE 15 JEWEL WATCHES - With All These Desirable Features: "^ — Dustproof Shockprobf '• Waterproof « Anti-Magnetic • Luminous Dial Some Fitted with Stretch Band $29.75 Federal 'Tax Included SEND COUPON TODAY Phone and Mail Orders Filled Promptly FITZPATRICK JEWELRY STORE 122 West Main Street, BLYTHEVILLE, ARKANSAS I'lease Send Men's Wrist Watchers from Your Special One Week Sale. .............................................. ADDRESS ............................................ C1TV .................................................... STATE .................................. ; .............. Cash ( ) Charge ( ) Layaway ( ) C. O. D. ( ) FITZPATRICK JEWELRY STORE 122 W. Main _. „„„ Phone 2728 "It takes on/// 3 minutes to open a charge account"' For Sale- At all lir.ies I keep on hand several tractors and equipment, including new^jwid used. I have John Deere, Farmall and other makes. Also have for sale at all times 70 to 80 head of mules. Terms can be arranged. I will trade for almost anything you have. see F.C CROWE it 1 Mile South Braggadocio, Mo. * FOR RENT X ,2000 Acres of Cotton Land located oh the Parma, Risco, and Campbell/Mo. Auxiliary Air Fields. All tractor land. To be rented in any size tract to suit tenant. E. B. GEE COTTON CO. Marston, Parma, and Frailey, Mo., and BlythevilJe, Ark. Dr. Milton E. Webb Optometrist Announces the Opening of His Offices 138 East Main Street Telephone 2279 Blytheville I DON EDWARDS "The Typewriter Man" ROYAL, SMITH, CORONA and EEMINGTON PORTABLE 110 N. SECOND ST. PHONE 33«2 <Every Transaction MOST BE SATISFACTORY) DON'T WAIT! ™ ilems no *' Whi1e thcv are . They may be out when you need them. * Lawn Mowers *' Attic Pans M '* Oil Heaters * Screen Wire " Cotton Choppin Hoes * Outside White Paint * Rubber Lawn Hose * Linseed Oil PLANTER'S HARDWARE CO., Inc. 126 West Main St. I ACIDITY? Is Your Trouble Mountain Valley is naturally anti-acid—helpful in uric acid conditions and in hyperacidity of tlic stom- acli. This famous health water from Hot Springs, Ark.; has been recommended for more than 50 vear.s —for these acid conditions and for Kidney and Bladder disorders. It's worth a triall Call or Write for Booklet CROSSTOWN WHISKEY SHOP Main and Division BlythevUte, Ark. WANTED 25 Share Crop Families Full Crop—50-50 Basis E. B. GEE COTTON CO. Marston, Mo. Frailey, Mo. (8 MI. West of PortageviHc) "For Work Done Right" CALL 474-475 Cold Storage for Furs and Woolens NU-WA LAUNDRY-CLEANERS

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