The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 21, 1947 · Page 5
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FRIDAY, MAllCU 21, 1947 Gadgets Boosting New Car Prices Practice Fairly General Across U. S., Survey Discloses <* v By HOY J. FOKHKST (United Press KtaHf Corrcsiimulml) DETROIT, March 21. (Ul'l— Automobile dealers across (he nation arc loading now ears will) expensive accessories as a condition it sale, many limited only by n ci'MWing shortngc of such extras, ,1 United ^ >r< 8S,survey showed today. /Wtfross-secUon sampling from 32 major areas, Including Detroit, sliowed the i>raclic-e luis btcotne fairly general wltli dealers selling extras on a "lake-lt-or-leavc- it- basis." In addition, requirement of u used car trade-In was shown is .in almost standard rule. Buyers reported trade-In markdowns by dealer.'; up to $500 on |jw- priced makes. In the trade, Uenlprs arid up (o 5400 worth of extras 0 » the new car. Tims, new-civ buyers sustain losses up to $900 ~> n such deals,, making tlic actual cost of the lowest-priced car about S?.SOO. Only In a few cities dirt buyers confirm dealer claims that such extras were optional. Some denies expressed alarm at "Boxmlng" t-ie- tlcs during the current automobile shortage, and some effort has been made to discourage loading and price hiking. Automobile manufacturers and the National Automobile Dealers Association have warned against unethical dealer practices and <jou"- ing, and industry circles report several Instances where the car makers have cancelled franchises On the other hand, ina.iy new-car dealers blamed the r.ionutftc- turers for a large part of th» ac-es- sories loading. These dealers estimated l!>e cost of factory-mounted extras from S100 to $250 on such items 13 rirtlos •afters, seat covers, spare tires! vJKitc wheel rims, oil filter* a-id windshield washers. Heaviest, loading of accessories was reported from Detroit, Xcw York, Chicago. Los Angles, San Francisco, Indianapolis. Dallas Omaha, Kansas City, Pittsburgh' New Orleans, Columbia, S C Clave land, Charleston, w. Va., mid Bos- In New Orleans, one dealer required purchasers to pay for a trailer as part of the new-car ri-vi The buyers got delivery on ih? cars —but not the trailers. In Chicago, the Automobile Trade Association pleaded with d«ale'-s (o stop extras loading. " New York cars carry u "multitude of extra gadgets." The cost of one medium' priced coupe, loaded ° wonh of extras . ''use to Livestock irfl' LOUIS NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111.. March 21 _ (UP) — •<USDA) ...... Livestock: -,™ 0 ?? 7 ' 600 ' * alabl o S,500; weights 70 Ibs and up M to lOc lower; ^ lighter weights and sows mostly 50c r Blower, although f ew sales about steady. 170 to 270 Ibs 21 to 27-35; extreme top 27.50 for few lots 270 to 340 Ibs 2G.25 to 27; 130 to 150 Ibs 23.50 to 25; a few choice to ^.50; 100 to 120-lb pi gs 20.50 to 22.JO; a few 23; good ;70 lo 500-lb sows 23 to 24; few choice to 2430' over 500 Ibs 22 lo 23; stags 18.50 to Cattle 1,700. salable SCO; calves 405, all salable; inquiry limiteri de- E-pitc meager receipts and early bids mostly unevenly lower on virtually all classes, with nothing done enrly to establish a market. Only few s!ccr s offered and butcher yearlings comprised mainly of odd lols. Approximately so p er cent of supply were cows. Vcalcrs opened steady, with good and choice 20 to 25.50. , , NOW at— Liberty Cash Grocery DO11UTS Giv| the (amity lomclning lo grow on. cjlow on, belween neoli. DOWNVflAKE Donuli ere rich in honeiMo-goocfncw nouriihmenl -roile like dream dortuil.Jtfo. The DOWNY- HAK j machine makci "esi fight before you -IreA ond holl Sit THEM MADE AT. ,, I'lain Donuls Dozen Sugared Donuis Dozen .... Glazed or Frosted Dozen 30 35 C 40 Tanker Crippled At Sea BLYTHEVILLE UUK.y COURIER NEWS Maid of Cotton Has Busy Day In Washington Guerrillas in Greece Use UN Inquiry Commission as Shield SALONIKA, March 21—(UP) — The Greek Army opened an offensive against (lie guerrillas today in a sector where Russian and Polish delegations of the United Nations inquiry commission were known to ue wit), ,, J e ,';j 5 t band. The long heralded offensive by the Army's Second Corps against the guerrilla forces began in the Gi-evcna area. The Greek kovernment announced 'hat it was forced to let the drive begin at dawn because the guerrillas were taking advantage of the presence of the UN Balkan inquiry delegations to protect their movements. Members of the Russian and Polish delegations, accompanied by liaison representatives or Yugoslavia, Albania and Bulgaria, were known to be accompanying n band of COO Amlartes or Guerrillas in Die Grevcna region. The government reported that the band in whose company the UN representatives were last known to be was moving along the flanks of (he Greek 15th Division's positions. The leader of the guerrilla group was identified as Captain L Yannoulis. I Government quarters chnrgert that the guerrillas were "taking advantage of the presence of the members of the commission to move unhindered in a way detrimental to the Greek military forces nnrl inhabitants of the aren ill question." Gen. Napoleon Zervas, minister ,01 public order, and Apostles Alcx- andrls. minister of justice, flew Northward to assist in the direction of the army otfensivc. Search for Men in Tanker Crew Appears Futile 'HONOLULU, March 21. (DPI — The . s ™rch for n or 12 missing ir.cn from the ill-lixtcd tunkcr l-'oit De.-.iUorn was in its final hours today aj a fleet ot 1G American warships con-.hed the last segments ot a 23.030 it|>'arc mtlc stretch ol ttie Pacific nearly 1.0CO mile. Northwest of Hawaii. The Caiiser Tucson ami 15 destroyers had traversed nearly a] of the 3CO-milc long, 80-mllc wirt'e course mapped out. for them bj Russian Decree Bans Marriages To Any Foreigner MOSCOW, March SI— <UP)— A new Russian law prohibiting mar- Mage between soviet citizens and I foreigners was published today by the official Gazette. The Jnw was passed by the presidium of the supreme Soviet. It makes no provision for exemptions for any nationality. The law carried no retroactive clause, and presumably will have no effect on prior marriages, such as the marriage ot Russian grlls to American soldiers, embassy personnel aiiti correspondents during the war. I Nearly all of those wives till 'are in the Soviet Union. The law instructed the presidiums .of the Supreme Soviets of the separate republics to make their legislation conform. COLDS , as most n»........ WICKS W X/APORUB • Relieve misery, as most mothers do. Rub thoi throat, chest nnd back with time - tested Australia has about 300 known ] varieties of parrots and once was : known ns the "Land of Parrots." I Robert Henry Presents AL JACKSON and His Orchestra Armory Hall, Blythcvillc Monday Night, March 24 Come Sec Memphis' Most ^Outstanding Dance Band Has been stationed in a White Night Club for more than two years Scats Reserved for While Spectators Adm. 75c WASHINGTON. March ai. <ui'j —The maid ot cotton, 1SM1, hus her day | n oic nation's capim! to- _8lie Is Hllivui Seay, 21-year-old Navy experts who plotted where the missing Port Doiuftorn lifeboat might huve drifted nflcr Ihc men «&«'«l»"crt ship <lurin K „ s to, m nine ilays auo. The Navy said the sean-h would ho 1 ! lbaiulollc<l "I the end of 2< mid .Mississippi slate societies. She will leave fur 1'raiicc t'i- Rh-lern. biwiello from Memphis, Tciili., who boslcit conk'.slunts from 17 «KIM£ SkVr Ll&'y?. rrprcscn W'.»wJo mode, cotton f^Uon's During Ihe day, dressed oxclu-j slvely In voUuH nppnrel, she will 1 cull nt Ihu White House, htwii lunch wllli collon stale roiicrc.'M-l men and senators, vlsll tlw Froucli' cn-.'oass.v mill jipj:oiir on 11 nidlo program, 'J'onlclit S)K> «ill model cotton ensoiu'jles i\l the nnimul cotton toll, sponsored ijy ihc 'IVnncMco 5.1 ntany in One In cnch |wnnd:0f |lou r yj)u buy.if-P": ilierc arc more- than 100,0(W;o<)OOOOlS"-i squirnte pnrllules. Cornstarch con- 3 " wu,» Ad, separate par- r . •iA*' MOST SUIT-ABLE ...FOR EASTER TOWN-CLAD* WORSTED SUITS. 'MoTr!._.-, able for their distinctive, tasteful all-wool worsted patterns . . . for their easy, clean/j cut drape'.-.-. for ibcir built-in, shape- holding workmanship . .-.'for tlic savings you get at this price! Choose.your, most •uilablc Easter suit soon I, 30 75 MARATHON'HATS, r 6 ' 90l l Jinstcr s new hat •time ... get a fine fur fell Marathon .forgood grooming! TbWNCRAFT SHOES . 8.50 Stride Tin yetyUsh comfort with these top quality,ox- .fords! in lovely speaks accents! .^ SHEER HOSIERY $1.39 Nylon and silk-lovely leg complements for your Enstcr cos- limits! New Spring tliatles. Filmy sheer or service weights. Sizes ay, to ini ' TAILORED. Sleek tailored slips of fine rayon Jer«ey. fJcatill- lully made for Insline wear. Ten rose. Sires 32-41. 1.98 LACE TIU.M.MI.]). Glowing rayon snlin.s- and crepes witli lace! Bias-cut styles. Tcarose. Sizes 32-42. 1.98 Southern Blended ROSEBUD COF F For Southern Tastes "For Work Done. CALL 474-475 1 * 1^^ Cold Storage for Furs and Woolens NU-WA UUHDRY-CLEAHEfc BENW1 GENERAL. CONTRACTORS'- MAIN OFFICE NORTH TENTH Phone 3151 Di. CHAS. L CRAIG Dentist Wishes to announce the oiiening of hix office Lynch Building Blythcvillo, Ark. Phone 2540 J DAINTY HANKIES! Ever-lovely white, cdgcil with lace or prettily embroidered, 49c Exciting prints in fray color* or muted pastels. Sheer collon:. 23 e CONCRETE BUILDING BLOCKS Also CULVERTS 12 Incites up t<> 18 IjullM We arc Dealers for THE FAMOUS WATERPROOFING Osceola Tile & Culvert Co, Phono 691 OSCEOLA, ARK.: Busy Season Ahead! Have that tractor of yours steam-cleaned now. Your tractor will run cooler and more efficiently and will give less trouble after you've removed the grease and dirt that clogs it's motor . . . We are able to paint your tractor at this time too, painting insures long wear, prevents rust. DELTA 312 South 2nd iM'ENTS Inc. Phone 863

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