The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 13, 1947 · Page 16
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 16

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, March 13, 1947
Page 16
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PAGE SIXTEEN Filipinos Vote On Trade Policy Election Reveals Friendliness Toward The United States MANILA, March 13. — (UP) — Filipinos voted three to one to give Americans equal economic rights In the Islands in return for capital to develop their Infant nation, incomplete returns from Tuesday's parity plebiscite shewed tdoay. Almost complete returns from • Manila showed a 3 to 1 majority for the measure. .'The parity amendment gives Filipinos right of free trade with Hie United States lor their leading exports, plus approximately SGOO.COO.OOO in rehabilitation [unds from the United spates. Brig. Gen. Carlos Homulo, a leader in .Philippine politics and his nation's permanent representative to the United Nations, said tJie vote was a ."thundering popular affirmation that the ' Filipinos filth in America remains unshaken." Meanwhile, Simeon Varela. 30, a bystander at the mass meeting where a hand grenade was thrown ot President Manuel noxas Monday, died yesterday of wounds suffered in the explosion. Extra precautions to insure order were taken during the voting and only one incident was reported. One person was arrested for pouring ink into a ballot box. Letter to Editor Beats Sports in News Poll NORMAN, Okla. (UP)—What do you read in your nswspuper, university of Oklahoma journalism students were asked. The poll snowed that current iic«s rated above editorials nnd even s|H>rts among the subscribers to the Oklahoma Daily,' student newspaper, sixty-two per cent had .^ead the leading front- page story, 51 per cent the lending editorial, 41 per cent the top sports story, and 31 per cent the main social news item. • Readers selected A Letter to the Edllor as their favored story of tl'e day by (wo to one over the day's spoils column, which ranked second. Supplied Our Uubbcr . British Malaya and the Netherlands East Indies supplied more than 85 per cent of the U. S. imports of rubber In the years immediately preceding World War II. Must Keep Marine If our earth should come to a halt in its travels around the sun, it would begin fulling toward tho sun, and in two months would crash into it and be burned up. More than 200,000 children pass before [lie juvenile courts of the United States annually. Marshall Arrives In Paris Arriving In Paris by plnne from Washington. Secretary or Stalo George C. Marshall, right., who is en route to the Moscow ronlcrciicc. i-j interviewed by an unidentified reporter. (NE/V Tclephoto.l Legionnaires Publish History; Arkansas Activities Mentioned INDIANAPOLIS. Hid.. March 13. •Tno role played by Arkansas In! the affairs of Hie world's largest veterans' organization Is, portrayed' In a History of the American Legion 'by Richard Scelyc Jones which has Just made its debut on the nation's book shelves. The names of a number of Arkansas Legionnaires mid places iip- rjenr In the 393 pases of Hie new history ns the author skctch'es Up- growth of The American legion from its cradle days to its record- breaking two-war mcmbcrsip ot 3,328.559 In more llinn 10,000 posts in ISIS. During this period tlw. Arkansas enrollment jumped from,! G,G£3 in 1920 to 44.CCB lust. year. Arkansas contrioutcd one national commander, two national vice commanders and scores of national coinmltceniGii to American Legion leadership during the 23-year span covered by the new history. lioclcnhamcr <Lcd Legion O. L. Bodenhamer of El Dorado, now deceased, led The American] ing 1929-30, having been elected by the lllli national conr-mtlon in Louisville. Ky. Prenurail mention ol Hodcnhiimcr's activities is made the volume. The two national vice commanders contributed by Arkansas were R. L. Gordon of Dcrniott, who served during 1933-34 and Charles BLYTHBVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Congressman Bares Threats Mysterious Caller Tells Pennsylvanian To Alter Labor Views WASHINGTON, March 13 >_ Tjp>—A Republican House Labor Committee member said today that lie had received a "mysterious" telephone call warning that "I had better change , ny ideas about la- Hep. Carroll b. Kcarns, U., Pn related the incident during ft session of the House Labor Committee lie said his anonymous caller told lilrn he had been seen having dinner a few weeks ago with George I'. McNear, president of the Toledo Pcona & Western Hailroad, who us slain Monday In Pcoria, 11] Kcarns told the committee he had dinner with McNear when the railroad president appeared to testily before the committee. H e salil '-'icy sat for a couple of hours in Ihe dining room of the Wnrdinnn Park Hotel (iiscusslng railroad mat- tors. "My caller said I have been seen having dinner with Mr. McNear and that I had better change my Q. ICelley of Little Hock, who was In office during 1939-40. The author used several Arkansas po.sls as examples of outstanding community services "being rendered by The American Legion In reviewing the hip boot, waterfront services of thousands of America-) Legionnaires during the great floods of 1927. Jonog cited the example of M. R. Davis. Uieii commander of the Claude Sims Post C8 at'Brink- ley. who, lie said; "saw his own home washed away as he toiled on, lending the post mcmbsrs in emergency relief work." THURSDAY, MARCH 13, 1947 ' Beard-Growing Marathon Starts in Waynesboro WAYNESBORO, Pa. (UP)— The boys are Just "letting 'etn grow." They're getting ready foil Waynesboro's sesqul - centennial celebration opening July 6, when prizes will be awarded to residents with the blackest, reddest" and longest beards. The be - whiskered marathon started last month. The men who have set asi(|c their razors until official shaving day—and most of the male population has—are eligible for membership In the Junior Chamber of Commerce's "Scsqui- WJilskers Club." nounced that about 50 per cent of . 'fce allotted 222,000 gallons of ] tiansrormcr oil has been released to the Japanese for the manufacture of transformers. Read Courier News -Want Ads. U. S. .Army's Waste Oil Gives Japanese Lift YOKOHAMA (UP) — Approximately 40,000 gallon..; of waste oil I from Eighth Army motor pools is Iving released to the Japanese every month, the Eighth Army inlll- lary government section announc- ilCl. 'Ihe program calling for the re- of waste oil to the Japanese was started In July to aid Japanese ccunomy. Approximately 75 per cr-nL of all petroleum products now iibCd !;y the Japanese are provided by the United States. Military government also an- ideas about labor," Kearns saitl. "Then he hung up." Kcarn's story touched off a rtoius of demands from other Republicans on the committee for a thui'ough investigation of McNear's death. Rep. Thomas Ownes, H., 111., w:is among the first to voice the demand. "If the death of Mr. McNear can be traced to labor, as that call would indicate, or It someone Is trying to put labor on the spot, we hould investigate," Ownes said. "I Ijelicve it Is the duty of this committee to go to the end of this I matter anct clear it up." Legion as national commander (liu- rin-VTurms h.ivi? linin cmisink' Iroubio for centurlc-s. nnii millions cf victim* hava <lci]irrulc>]y nnuiilit « nay to deal willi thill I>C5t Ihji lives Itiaiilu tliD human body. Sclcncu }'za nl last solved the problem I It is now ni;o knmvn Hint T'ln-Worm fn- fwlton M'renita iiMijilly i-.nd can cnuse rent distress if nfi;ltcU:l. Si> tiownro (if (bat njruravnlini,' rectal itcl!. .inil r.ct fast. Ask your ilrlffil-isl for JAYWE'S P-V/ nl tlia first BiKN <>r 1'in-Worrai. f-\V la u medically (sound treatment based on .in o:!iL-ial]y nin'rovcil druir |frlnclji!e. Tbo en r 'y-io-tako P-W t.ililela net in .1 epcclal v/ay to rt<uiova' Tin-Worms easily and safely. ' 11'fl easy to remember: P-W for Pin-V/orms M At all times I keep on hand several tractors and equipment, including new and ' used. I have John Deere, Parma!! and other makes. Also have for sale at all limc= 70 to 80 head of mules. Terms can be arranged. I will trade for almost anything you have. see F. C. CROWE 1 Mile South Braggadocio, Mo. FELIX A. CARNEY '• Dominion Automatic Electric Irons 1 Yr. Guarantee • Complete Line of Electrical and IJattery Radios • Expert Radio Repairs • We Pick Up and Deliver 324 E. Slain I'hone 2407 Night 3518 I DON EDWARDS ThA Typewriter M»n" ROYAL, SMITH, CORONA «nd KKMINGTO.N POKIABLK 110 N. EECONO ST. . 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We will give you a complete explanation of our delivery situation, and show you when you can expect to get the Hudson of your choice. Tim might be sooner than you think! Get a close look at the smart new Hudsons in fresh new colors. Take your choice between the Super Scries or the distinguished Commodore Scries. You can have the 102-h.p. Super-Six engine or the 128-h.p. Super-Light engine in eithet Series. Your Hudson dealer is pledged to sell at established prices ... for cash or on convenient time payments. If you have a trade in, we will make you a good allowance. We will deliver Hudsons in strict sequence of orders as received. let us show you luxurious Hudson interiors in f.ihric- Icatlier combination. \Ve will gladly demonstrate the performance that lus won 149 official AAA records for Hudson-more than are held by any other stock car m.ide. \Vc c.<n quickly point out the features that make Hudson America's Safest Cul Pick your modef, then let us t.<kc your order for a Good- will Delivery. But come in today—the sooner you order, the quicker we can start a new Hudson on its way to you. Symbol of Service and Good Citizenship GIRL SCOUT: ANNIVERSARY I SEE YOUR HUDSON IH'UKK LISTED BELOW Giin Harrison Motor 517 West Ash St. Phone 2552 Congratulations to tho Girl Scouts of America . . . for thirty-five years of outstanding service to country and community. The high standard set hy this group is reflected not only in the many worthwhile activities carried on by today's Girl Scouts, but also in the Homes, in the Schools, and in the Churches of our land—where leadership of the Girl Scouts of yesteryear is constantly at work, making a better America—a belter World. Your electric company salutes this j»re'a( movement, il.s leaders who are giving their time and effort to uphold those ideals that have made ours the greatest nation on earlh—"the land of the free, home of the brave." .Another Familiar Symbol of Service Another symbol of service in your community—Rccldy Kilowatt—representing the men nnd women of your business-managed electric company whose training, skill and years of experience in their line of svork assures an abundance of electric power (or every jcb— in the home, in business, and on the farm—dependable, friendly service, at low- cost. Ark-Mo Power Co. 'A Citizen in Every Community We Serve"

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