The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 20, 1952 · Page 3
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THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 1952 Businessmen Whistle Merry Tune After Long and Dismal Winter By SAM PAW6O.V NEW YORK <AP>—With spring breathing down their backs, a sizable handful of businessmen are whistling a merrier tune today, after a long dismal winter. These formerly depressed anrt now hopeful business leaders may be whistling in the dark but It's It cheerful sound, anyway. Sighting better days ahead—In Iheir annual reports or at ammn\ meetings— nre executives in such widely spaced industries as textiles, carpets, meat packing, re- tall trade, and other industries where the first signs of easing demand has been noted — metals, oil and packaging. It is interesting that they seem more cheerful at a time when so many others are discouraged as the usual business indexes point down: Industrial production leveled off for several months, retail trade trailing last yenr, new orders lagging In many industries, corporate earnings falling under the burden of higher taxes. Here are a lew who are speaking up, as hopeful as the spring season, itself: Signs of improvement are appearing in the textile industry, says Henry M. Bliss, president of Pacific Mills. His hopefulness comes as the majority of the Industry are calling this "the worst depression since 1933." In the synthetic fiber division, optimism over the future of textiles is shown concretely by the piishini; ahead of a huge plant expansion program which promises flood of the newer man-made fabrics in the next two or three years. The carpel industry, also hard hit In recent months, looks for belter days in ihe hitter half of 1952, Herbert J. Adair. president of Arlloom Carpet Co., tells shareholders at the annual meeting "Definitely optimistic over'the outlook for aluminum's long ran»e future," says Arthur V. Davis chairman of Aluminum Co. of America. Increased demand for petroleum products is predicted by w. S. Rogers, chairman of the Texas Company In tho annual report. But Rodeers warns that higher costs ana higher taxe could reduce net profit this year. Some slackening in the paper and pulp industry as a whole Ins been reported. But William MT 7cr, executive vice president of Hudson Pulp i Paper Corp., is all optimism. He says: "We are operating at capacity, and sales have been running nearly 25 per cent, above the year-ago mark." Hospital Officials Clear Up Mystery of Mans 'Bleeding 1 PUEBLO. Colo. M>,-State Hospital officials yesterday reported they had cleared up a mysterious ailment which had fooled doctors and Warden James Thomas of the State Reformatory at nuena Vista. Dr. F. H. Zimmerman, superintendent of the hospital, informed Warden Thomas that attendants had discovered how Richard Bow- Ins, 21, had fooled numerous persons with his "internal bleeding" JOCKEY R U N S T o"~A R T _ jV^y* "u^i Fe_r^T whose hobby Is collecting primitive and prc-Colmnhian arl. holils^ of pieces as his wife, Quela. looks on al Pasadena, Cal., home. Bowlus, a former clerical worker in Boston, was sentenced last November to an Indeterminate lerm in the reformatory. He pleaded Guilty to Issuing short checks. | In the county jail he first showed indications of his "ailment"—internal bleeding. Blood transfusion" and various examinations failed to disclose the • cause. ! There, was a recurrence of the' attacks at the reformatory. Bowlus was taken to a hospital at Sallda and later to Ihe state Hospital here. In March he wa.-, returned to the reformatory along with a report that officials were "reasonably certain" the man was faking. But the internal bleeding persisted and eventually he was re- FUTURE SCIENTIST-Karl H. Muench, 17, of Evanston, 111., wins the top award of a $2800 Weslinghouse scholarship in the Science Talent Search for 1952. In the opinion of the contest judges lie is "the nation's most outstanding future scientist." Karl hopes to make some form of medical research his career. turned to the Stale Hospital. Keeping a continuous \valch, Dr. Zimmerman said, hospital attaches caught Bowlus puncturing a throat vein with a needle, then suallow- ing the blood. The needle was hidden by slipping it under the thick skin on the palm of his hand, the doctor reporled. Booth Quits Safety Post LITTLE ROCK (/TV—Harvey D. Booth has resigned as executive director of the Arkansas Safely Council, a post he has held since the council was created by the 1949 legislature. When UJe Finance Your Home. Blytheville Federal Savings & Loan Association Glencc* Bldg. Phone ,j r , Features and Performance never before available at such a Price! 1ASY CRIOIT TIRWS TO SUIT YOUR COWMENC! FOR THE FIRST TIME AT THtSE PRICES! 1 Stopping Power-Skid Resistance —Tire Mileage and Economy Beyond all previous standards! NOW AVAILABLE AT YOUR U. S. ROYAL DEALER R U B B ul Tire Store JOHN BURNETT, MANAGER South Highway 61— Across from the Swift Oil Mill —Phone 8662 * 4 * STAR * STORES * FOUR OF YOUR HOME-OWNED GROCERY STORES . 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