The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 18, 1947 · Page 4
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PAGE FOUR Defense Against A-Bomb Urged ; New York Member ;0f Congress Voices ; Alarm Over Future By GRANT DILLMAN (llnltcd Press Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON, March IS.—Congress was asked today to set up a Civilian Mobilization Commlsjion lo blueprint defense against atomic attack In any future war. Rep. Robert Trlpp Ross, R.. N. Y,, tnjroduced a bill proposing an 11- member commission to draw up plans "for the complete moblliza- t!<Jn of the civilian economy and lhe cojnplote prelection of the agencies of. government. He offered the plan as Sen. Bi ien M£Mahon, D., Conn., a member of Uie Senate Energy Commitloe, expressed "deep" concern over the lack or progress toward .world ulumli: controls. McMahon said he was particularly disturbed by Russia's j'.ill- ute to accept the U. S. plan lor en " afemic Inspection system. i'l say lo you bluntly and franklv that unless this problem is solved, there can and will be no peace," he saHd In a St. Patrick's Day speech at Brooklyn, N. Y. "Unless it is solved, we svill head slraiglu f->i a third world war." ^Ross said one of the first steps of the proposed civilization mobilization commission should be lo "as- sftt and foster" the dccentrall7.illon o{ essential Industrie*. He said Ihls would rule out the possibility of n single concentrated atomic attack wiping out tlie nation's war makin" Acuities. iRoss said 11 was "In lhe interest of world peace and the national security (for) Congress to iiuurc the rfeht of the Unllsd States of America to continue their present wny of life and lo assure theii- alii: of attack." BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.V COURIER NEWS' Academy Award Winners The four most coveled "Oscars" in Hollywood were awarded Thursday night nt llic annual iiwurdj ol Molion Picture Academy of Arts and Sciences held i i LOS Angeles. Lefl to right: Olivia Ueilavlllanrj best performance by an actress for her work m "To Each His Own"; llnrold Russell, holdlim two staluue.,' one for Ihe best supiwrling actor, based on ins pcriormnnce in "Tile Best Years of Our Lives", ihp other n special award; Cathy O'Donnell, accepting to- Frederic March for his role In "The Best Years ol Our Lives," and Anne Baxler, best supporting pcilor.n;iiice by an actress for her work in "The Razor's Edge." (NEA Telcphoto.) British Refuse TUESDAY, MARCH 18, 1947 Lord fnvcrchapcl Says Nation Still A World Power lilCIlMOMp. Vf... Mm-cn 18 UJ.IM -Hl1t;i)!) is no mMe -' W l< n _ cml aiKid shrivelled" thnu bt'orc the win- and luis not relin.;nisncd its iicdiimi as a world ,,,>v/cr in ;i'ki;>[; Hie; l/nilrrl Slates to become the "watchdog of peace." 7!iirisii i AnibiibsiKlor i^rcl j vt! . 'clJiipcl declared here last night. "I reject will, all the slrrngt-i in my command," h e said, "any MiKKcslioji that we lire finished ns fi world power and that we ar.i !nc:'|>able of overcoming Ihc dlf- 1'ieiillies which j;ix ye.-iv.s of foom- tardjjic.'it, of submarine lilmka.de. fiver-work and dull food have Iclt us." !le denied llisil "our juts have vvilhiTCd and shrivnllod." "History luis shown." he added. ••Mint the Rrltisli people possess JUM these few extra inchos of !ui!s thnl make all Hie diflerence." Lord Invcrcliaple pointed out that Britnfii's Industrial system, in 18 ninnihs. hnd developed expert trade at 11 higher | evl; | 11,111 before the war. "America hes succeeded Britain as the watchdog of worlJ peace," he said, and he assured lilinj,e]f tnat America would "assume the »ev.' responsibilities which Hie Hue of world events has thrust uixm her." Invcrclmplc blamed Britain's ricscnl position on cxtend'i •.: herself .In far-flung Irvestnients about Ihe world. "We had lo conic here and ask your government to take over our financial .responsibilities in Greece and Turkey, but before we did so. Greece alone had cost us nearly $500,000,000." He Bald the decision >a let, [ti- din and Burma take over their own affairs; was In no way connected "'It') tht. present Internal criFis III Britain. Thn.t pollny, he declared is In keeping wilh the British government's long-term aim "at developing self-governing Institutions MI the territories of the British Ri>- 22 Members Of Ship Crew Reach Safety •HONOLULU, T. H.. March 18. (UP)—Twenty-two men on Hie battered stern of tlic tanker Fort Dearborn liavc bs'cn safely transferred lo lhe 'Navy Patrol Escort ;cl 9 2, the Navy announced ssry for the United Stales io' be able to shift Its entire economy from a. peacetime to a wartime oasis almost overnight. 'lie said lhe commission should: •1. Encourage government 113011- qcs lo protecl Ihemselves against any lightning-like surprise attack. J2. Draw up n program which ^ould enable industry to convert swiftly from a peacetime to wartime .'Ji. Report 1 to Congress aiuumllv op the need ;tor legislation lo carry out it- programs. He said no program should be nut into op^ia'tbn wllnout Congress' specific approval. riodaing Carter ijins ists. Scutfl:•'. : 'politically Sterile' »MEME'HIS. Temi.. March 18. - ,TJic South is aware of its industrial potential, hut p Diitlc a lly it is sterile," "•--!*•'-- - . -- Four Men Accused; Of Possessing Lottery Tickets LITTLE ROOK. Ark., March 18. — (UP)— Four Lillle Rock persons charged wilh possessing lottery tickets arc up for Iritil in Puhiski Circuit Court today. They arc Wil- llnm Russell Sea, Willie Snillh, Arllnir Walls and Ainnnda Smllh. A Negro woman, Elnora Harris, '.vug found gtlilly on a similar charge yesterday and was fined S50I). Tlie U'ia|s culminate a series of v.ims by Little 'Rock olficers. since last Wedne: storm a^ont 1100 miles Northwest cf HP wall. | , They were lescued by lhe am- *-aney Signs Four Bills rhS;lous command ship U.S.S. •£! Dorado which then IransferreCf them lo Ihc smaller palrol craft, the uMavy said. Until yesterday, winds as high us C3 knots prevented their rescue fuel for lhe last two days lhe El Dorncio had made rrpaalccl al- tenipts to take them off. ''topi Pulitzer prize-winning pub- lifrier, loid ih» Tennessee Confer- I5'ce ol Social Work here last night (Proof of political slerillly, lhe Qreenville, Miss., publisher rieclar- Five Children !n One Family Die in Flames TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 18. ;-(UP> — Five-year-old William Parrel! died early today, the fifth child of Mr. nnd Mrs. William T Farrell to succumb lo burns receive ill a [ire Hint s \vcpt their attic bedroom curly yesterday. TWO of the children were killed instantly I,, Ihc fire; two others died last night nnd William died" al 4 a.m. lodav. f Many Still Unemployed In Little Rock Area Ibp organized opposilion which : rnight spring from 'a two- parly JBetter economic conditions are net an answer lo the South's problems, carter said. /'There is no iegai or moral ex- cpse for our long denial of basic human rights to tlic Southern Negro,' he said. "We have been blind «w long ,to, the relailon between fvs heallh, educalion, earning power, morals and very right to citizenship, ana our own lull achieve- njent of these objectives." ; ttic three-county Liltle Rock area WHS estimated today by tiic employment Security Division at 7500 —of which 3500 arc women. Slate Administrator Purlfoy Gill .siilrt. however, that expanding job 'opportunities and lhe shirt of agricultural workers to Ihclr normal Jobs was expected to cause a steady drop to nboul 6400 by June. I He said labor market conditions in the area were practically 1111- c.innged in February, wilh toial In- doslrlal employment estimated at LITTLE ROCK. March IB. (UPI — Oov. Ben Luncy today had signed lour more of the 400-odd bills passed by Ihc 5Sth General Assembly. One was a House bill calling for a supplemental appropriation of $24,850 for the Resources and Development Commission. Tha I hive others were Senate bills pertaining to debt service. Read Courier News Want Ads Arkadclphia Banker . Dios in Hot Springs ARKADELPHIA, Ark.. March 18. — (UP)—Final rites will be ligld here tomorrow at 10 a.m. for Harry A. Dauglierty, 61-year-old civic leader, banker nnd Chamber of Commerce president, who died in a Hot Springs hospilal yesterday. A former member of the Slalc Banking Department, Daughcrly came lo Arkadclnhia in 1937. He was a member of the Arkansas Public Expenditure Council, und v.-as a past president''of Hie Oua- chiln Area Development Council and lh e Arkadelphin Rotary C'luh. Survivors include his wife, a daughter, Mrs. w. M. Mclnnls of Menilihls; two sons, John \v. DAUglierty ot Nashville, Tonn., and Edward B. Daiighorly of Arkaclcl- Jji.ia; one sister, Mr*. Nora Overton of Trenton, Mo.; and a brothel', •John A. Dauglierty of Jonesboro! Ark. Move Made to Impeach Mayor in New Or/eons NEW ORLEANS. March'18. — (UP)—Sixteen of « signers of n Million asking Impeachment . of Mayor Morrison requested loday Ihnt Uiclr names be withdrawn, claiming Uinl ih c petition has been ni'.srepresoulcd to them when their :,ii;iiiitures were soughl. The petition charaecl Morrison with "waste, extravagance and Kross tni.sconduct" in haiKV'ii; city funds. Morrison termed t!ic petition an altcm|)l ; b.y gamblers and racketeers t» (liscre'dil hi s administration. Morrison won election under reform campaign to crackdown on i'iimbliiig. vllle men and llic cnlislmcnt of a Luxoru resident u'erc announced today by Staff Sergt, Ollle Grisham of tlic Recruiting Oilicc liere. Re-enlisting were R. P. Oibbs, formerly a private in the Anti-Aircraft Artillery who served four years In the Pacific theater; Wihncr Stu- clyvin, fonncrly a private ili-sl claps in the infantry who served IP. the Pacific (heater 27 months; and Y. a Ferguson, formerly a T-4 in the Medical Department, who served a year In the Pacific. Troy Elliolt, son of Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Elliott of'Luxora, enlisted lor n three-year period in tlic Sixth In- fanlry Division. Ono of the best ski runs in Ihc Unilcd States is found In Surveyor park, near I'incdalc, Wyo. 3 Blytheville Men, One From Luxom, Enlist in Army Re-enlislmenls of ihree HlyUie- Hardware Mutual and Hardware Indemnity Insurance Companies of Minnesota Jiatecl A plus excellent by lending Insurance authorities. Sound protection because of large financial reserves :ni(l adequate W surplus funds. I'rcmiuin savings—more than 38 million dollars have been returned in dividend savings to ixjlie.yholiler.-i, Lower tost—because of a careful selection of risks and economical operalion. Large dividend saving* cm automobile uiul lire insurance cijuuls low net cost. Box 431 FOR INSURANCE SERVICE W. L. TAMKE Phone 2487 International Harvest r Service Station Special . .. VITALIZED OIL CHANGE An/size posjenger car , Change now io Wards Vilnlire.l o il! Cleans as it lubricates; gi VC5 milled g.is mileage, power! Halo ends 'Sa : 'Plus I'eJ lax HRE RECAPPING DONE AT WARDS Wards- recapping m ca n 5 exit,,. i,,;],. s ,jf wear from your presenl smooth ii rc s! announces $ 20,000,OG8 price reductions We believe there is nothing more important to tins country llinn to lov/er the prices of the goods dial people buy. The American people hrwe insisted thai tho government witlulrnw from il« attempts (o control prices in peacetime. Thnl plnres the responsibility where it belongs-,,, the hands of business and industry. Not all business can reduce prices now. Not nil can reduce by tlie same amount. Our company l ms felt a duly to act as promptly as possible. In our case, the business outlook now makes it. possible lo move toward the goal of lower price-.,. The only wny out of the vicious circle of higher and higher prices is tjn break through. We have taken this s | C p not. because of present competitive conditions nor because of a drop in demand from customers. We have token it became of our liclioflhal AN YI'IUCF IS TOO HIGH IF IT CAN UK KRnUCKD.' Thcsq reductions, which will pave the users of our products approximately $20,000,000 a yenr, will become effective before April 1 ami will apply to a selected list of tractor farm machine, motor truck, and industrial power products. Since we lose money on a few of our products, and barely break even on some others, these reductions will not, apply lo our entire line. Reductions will be made individually oit«producUs. Homo will be cut more than others. Kxact cielails will be announced as soon as possible. Our ability to maintain U,i s ) owor | evcj of prices will depend in part on what happens lo the prices and How of materials thnl we buy from others. Because we briirvo price rodnc- 'tion is vital, \ve arc willing to assume the ri.^ks that arc involved. KJi prices had not gone up as much or as fast as many others Hurt are Average Price [ncreojcj unco T94/ ^"s.'c'JX'r'm'l.^.M 63.7% M Molor T, U ck, 35% M Indv.hial Pow « r Producr 34% H Farm Machine. 25% Those honoP.ls lo cnsloiners will depend loo, on iminlrrriiplr-d |>n. r |,u-fior, at rc-ason- ahlo xvage levels.' Tliis is not. a program that can l>o earned out. if it is'hainprrcd by strikes or work ntnppages. Our emp'oy,,s have had snbstunUal increases in p liy , and wafjo (juratinns ,. r » c-ir- ni"tIybeiTv;<H.srti.s.»edwitlmnny of the unions w,th which we deal. Stockholders have rc- centiyhad an increase ij)divi(!f-;><) -,j^ !i-ivin" considered ll-.c interests of these (wo i-roiiyis" we arc nnw making the.« price reductions for flic l>encfit of (hi- third group-ouv customers. Business, i o our wny oflhinkinR, has a social as well as an economic responsibility This company ], !ls 1(>ng f o ]| oweti lhs p-.i,; ( .,." nf or ,'_ eratiug in ll, 0 interests of three groups—its ciislomers, i (s employes and its stockholders lhe duty of |1, 0 management, is lo sec tl-it «|ii:il justice is done as between lhe three groups. 'I'lns prico reduction progrnm i-, another flomonslration of our j)o)icy in .ici-lon. Smoke BERTENE GARCIA CIGARS SoH by WILS DAVIS Jr. REPRESENTING V. F. BOTTO & CO. 115 Adams Aye. Cigars T/a Saolas Lord LandctiKter Bowmans Rest IJ^ilenp Garcia / Ra'nk Noiu Q,,ccns WHOLESALE Ciffarcttes A & Smokin:; Cliewiii" To?jac«:i> Snuff , Smokers Accessories Memphis, Tenn. Candy 5c & 1(')c Bars Bulk Cancly Runlo Miclioite Chase Hi Ot-st Showboat & Red Foil 1'ii.js. TO HIGHEST BIDDER (Attention, Appliance Dealers) We're closing out our complete line of oil appliances: Radios, heaters, fans, irons, hot plates, stoves, hot water heaters and many, many other items of fast moving merchandise that you want. This is your chance to get what you want at your own bidding. All merchandise goes to highest bidder. No itemized purchases! * Deluxe Console Radios * Combination Radio Phonographs K.C.A. Motorola Stewart-Warner Plenty of Critical Merchandise ON DISPLAY AT HOLLAND AUCTION BARN Bids Accepted NOW and Through Tuesday, March 25th All to be Sold at Holland Auction Barn Across from Dixieland Service at Holland, Mo. /or further information Call Ellis Poole-Phone s '# c Poole Motor Company r " * •Li... . Steele, Missouri

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