The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 8, 1949 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 8, 1949
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If ?AGB FOURTEEN Export-Import Policy Held Vital Balance is Needed If U.S. to Profit by Spending Abroad By Richard Fiske NEW YORK, Dec. 8. OP) — The United-States must balance its exports avid imports in jig time or lose the objectives gained through spending billions of dollars for foreign aid, (.lie National Association of Manufacturers was told yestei- day. Curtis E! Calder, chairman of Electric Bond and Share Co a public utility holding company, said in an address that he believed the United States will be forced to discontinue large scalp foreign aid niter 1952. He said it is obvious "we cannot continue, indefinitely, to pour our national wealth and substance In unrequited exports." And, he added, a workable solution toward closing the foreign trade gap must be found before the European recovery program Is terminated. Unless the problem is solved he said, the United states will' i»> faced with the disquieting allerna- tive of continuing foreign aid or of losing most of n-hnt it has ventured in ils post-war program The solution most compatibly with the role of the United Slnles as a creditor nation, he said Is expansion ol imports. Calder spoke nt the openfnp session of the NAM's 54th anminl'con- gress of American'industry. Huffman Sounds Warning The same session heard Paul G Hoffman. Economic Cooperation administrator, tell the 3,000 industrialists and businessmen that the noW war In Europe must be won. The alternative? "At best," he said, "we will have to become a garrison state on a war footing, with tlie return of controls, allocations, rationing and all the of the war set-up " Calder, who heads the NAM's International Relations Committee listen three alternatives in the effort to balance exports and imports —substantial reduction of exports- vJS?' '"? reasc '". <o''<^» '»- BLYTHEVILIJC (ARK.) COURIER NEWS . of strategic material? jailer suggested, might be considered as a national defense measure He said, too, there Is a growing concern over the future of our economic system, which, he added Is Increasingly burdened by heavy taxation. inflated costs and u.'e increasing interference of government in our economic affairs No Pearl Harbor Re|i,. a ( 5 f r?t C ° n £r"f'? Co °P c ™«°» Administrator Hoffman spoke of the cost ot ran""™? * 1<1 - a « >r °xi'"ately $15.000,- OtKMwo from start to finish. with I* /"""' COI "l lllred «'e cost. WnV w -'° 3S ° b11 """ "<"'••"•« Woild Wnr Two cost the United WomT' aSke[l """ «' e *'5.000.™.™.i '""""'reel nen.nst the goal- 'the kind or peace under which free men can live" •.aw W i1 ^ " le C ° ld wor -' "o"'"'" said, it means huge deficits Instead of the $13.000.000,000 we now contemplate spending annually on defense, he said, our budget for that purpose would be possible doubled. Secretary of Defense Louis Johnson, speaking on the anniversary of Pear] Harbor, pledged a savings In the cost of operating his department. He said the $ budget of 1949-50 for his department will be reduced in 1950-51 to S13000- GOING -IKI.MK' T() l)li:_Little Palricin Owens. 4. hugs he,- teddy bear and doll, unaware that doctors says she may be dead from a rare lung disease within 30 days. The little e irl was brought to Sunnyvale Calif., recently with hopes a change in climate wmild help her Rite undergoing extensive treatment in A Chicago hos|»n i ,j> Doctors sn* her condition is netting worse and she lias to spend mucli time in gi oxygen (cut (background.. Her parents are returning her to the Clii cneo hospital where she will spend the Christmas holidays. (A p Wnephoto Unsealed Christmas Cards Require Added Half Cent Postage This Year Po.stnia.sier Ross S. Sievens Uidny* warned against trying to mall Christmas curds wilti one and one- half cent slumps. By wny of explanation he pointer! out that postage rules on unsealed greeting cords, whicli travel as third class mall, was raised to two cents last January. Mr. Stevens said Unit cauls not carrying sillticient postage 'might require addressee to lay (lie nddl- tional postage, or they will be returned to tlie fender or shunted t/i tile dead letter oftice. In connection with ttie mailing or Christmas greetings Mr. Stevens recommended sending them by first class mail, three cents, to insure prompt delivery. Tin's mail nues directory service, whereby addressee can be traced. Cards with two cenl stamps N c,an not lie sealed, nor can they contain lier.sonal messages, and only one effort is made to deliver them, nnd it address Is incomplete or incorrect ttioy are .sent to the dead letter office. Mr. Stevens also asked that return addresses b« put on the en•elope. and pointed out that it had Jie approval of authorities on efi- litettc, and helped friends compile ip to dale address books. Mr. Stevens said that out-ot-state leliverie.s should be posted by December 15, mid all cards at least H •eck before Christmas. 000.000. And, he added, the reduction will ; made without any lessening in the nation's state of preparedness. "Our defenses will be apprccta- )ly improved." he said. "There will w less waste, less duplication and nore efficiency." He promised America will be ready for "any future (our-o'clock- n-the-morniiiB atlack." Boy, Who Spent Year in Hospital, Home for Holiday WASHINGTON, Dec. B. fAP) _ •Little Mike Rector, who suffercc Iniin.s over 10 uer cent ol his bndj more than a year ago. is going to get. home for Christmas. The tour-year old has been ii Casualty Itaspital since Nov. 12, 1948 lie has hail erous skin gratis being brave about them all—and still lace.s the need for eight or ten ""ore. Mike had been walking In the corridors for about a week now, us- ins a wheeled bar device called a walker. His Christinas at home may last only a few hours before he has to go back to the hospital but his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everett Rector and Hie local Optimist Club are planning to make it merry. Mike was burned when his cowboy suit caught fire. For a long line, he wasn't expected to live. Child Killed by Car OZARK. Ark., Dec. 8-M',_Lynn Smith, five, was fatally Injured' by a car near her home in the Corinth Community, six miles southwest of here. /yesterday. She died several hours rater in an Quark hospital. State Pultccumn Bob Pritcharrt said witnesses reported the dniiRh- lor of sir. and Mrs. Leonard Smith •an out of her yard into !he road. Teak, a valuable timber Iree. I a member of the verbena family. Every Drop Seagram's 7 Crown never vories. Month after monlh, overy drop has (he same superb quality. That's why you're SURE to love it in December os you Io\-ed it in May. Seagram's 7 Crown. >.»»i «»/ /> - u . <«°< : K'/. G,,m Ne,,lMl Spmts. S H ,,. m .Oistiller S Coip., Chiysle, Bu.ld.n,, N . y . Father is Held As Triple Slayer Motive for Taking Children's Lives Puzzles Investigators Al,KXANDiUA. Va., l>c 8. I API —A Port ttolvoir con.stniclion engineer yesterday .shot and killed ills three children, police said, as they prepared to leave their home here for .school. 'Itie father, John Conner, 38, quietly name out when police order- i-d htm to come from the kitchen of his home with his hands above his head. He was taken to police headquarters. Conner was not charged liimiedi- ;itety. His wife. Janet, had run ."cream- Ing from their home on Cameron Valley, a public housing project, to ttie home of neighbors, Mr. and Mr.s. Phillip Mitton. "Something terrible has happened," she told ttie Mittons. "John shot tlie thre children. 1 know they are dead." Mitton called police. Officers found the bodies of the three chil- ditn—Cclia. 5. Michael, a, and Ktephane, 11—on the kitchen floor of the Conner home. Br. John Sims, coroner, said each child WHS killed Instantly with one charge in the hoari 'from a 20-gauge shotgun. Police Officer RORCI- Stinnett, said he asked Conner if he knew what lie bad done. Stinnett quoted Conner as replying in a matter-of-fact voice, "Yes, 1 know what I have done." Cornier gave no reason for the .shootings and showed no emotion, tx>lice said. Mrs. Pauline Allen, a neighbor, Parole Board Acts to Curb Sex Crimes UTTI.E ROCK, Dec. 8. in; — Arkansas' parole board has promised to "carry out 'all legal measures" Co prevent sex crimes. In a resolution adopted yesterday, the board said It would try to "scrniimxe each case individually and always act with thf- best interest of the public in mind In all Us derisions pertaining to sex H- icndcrs." Governor McMath had asked the boird not to parole any sex criminal unless assured by a doctor thai the offender was no longer dangerous to society. But, In explaining why the board did not toiiimit"its<>lf that far, one member said: "Sometimes the board finds a told polite she heard two gunshots and a child .scream "Daddy, don't do it." The scream, she said, was followed by a third shot. Mrs. Alton and the Mittons described Conner as "a quiet, intelligent man. a perfect father and husband." All said he had been working "too hard." lie was an engineer in char<;e of prefabricated con.stniclion work nt nearby Fort Hehwr. Now Many Wear FALSE TEETH With More Comfort FASTKETH n pleasant alkaline <non-acid> powder holds false teeth more firmly To eat and talk in more comfort, just sprinkle a little FAS- TEKTH nn voui phites No gummy gooey, pasty taste or feeling Checks "plate odor 1 'rtentttre breath! Gel FASTK'KTH at any drug store. Many Events Planned For 1950 Holy Year VATICAN CITY—/;]>(—The Holy yeat Central Committee has announced an initial list of 15 International religious congresses and four non-ielrxious to be held during the 1950 jubilee. The religious congresses will Include the Third Interiiiitional Congress of Catholic Journalists, promoted by the International Union of the Catholic Press Feb. IB to 18. Another congress to be held early In the vear will be that of the "Aclhtici t.s to tlie Hospitality of man who apparently has been wrongfully convicted. H can't get the man a iwx trial, but it fs able to parole him or to recommend his release on furlough." Prison Siipl. Lee Henslec reported that 115 of the 1,500 male prisoners at the state prison farms were convicted of sex offenses. The bonrd paVolcd 2 convicts, none ol which had been convicted of a sex offense. They Included: Phillip Kimbro. Mississippi County, who was convicted on burglary in March. 19-13. and sentenced to serve a prison term of five years. Our Lady of Lourdes," March 2 to 8. Non-religious congresses to be helti in Home will Include the International Chambers of Commerce April 23 to 30. IX TUB I'ROBATK COURT KOH 'I'm: OHK.'KASAIVBA DISTK1C1' OK MISSISSIPPI COUNTY. AKKAN'SAS IN TIVK MATTER OF THE ESTATK Of MRS. ANNA WETSEL GATES, DECEASED NOTICE TO CREDITORS LMI known addrejs of decedent, 500 West Walnut, Blytheville, Arkansas. Date of death. November 17, 1019. The undersigned was appointed Administrator of the estate of Mrs. Anna Welsel Gates on the '7th day of December, 1849. All persons having claims against the estate must exhibit them, duly verified, within six (61 months of the date of the first publication of this notice or the same will be forever barred and precluded from any benefit in the estate. TliLs notice tirst published the 8th day of December, 1949. W. C. Dates, Administrator Holland and Taylor, attorneys. 128-15 THURSDAY, •DECEMBER g, 1949 Representative of SSB h Kiwonis Club Speaker Lorn f:. Bradford, manager of' th. Jtmesboro Social Security nfficl KEROSENE and FUEL OIL G.O.PoetzOilCo. Phone 2089 at noon yesterday health nurse for"Norih™-' M ' ! " ly County, praising i ne clu making the recent Well a Bill Spencer was inducted as , new member at yesterday's; mcet- n clink! Protect Your Family's Health Expert PRESCRIPTION Service WOODS DRUG 221 West Main MTS YOUR ET NUDGING YOD JAKl IHI5,K)» £X*MME_A,,x, my «.,„„.„,., a! IIJ J, p . | d( , ol for „ fam ^ eor with Dynaflow Driv. „, oplional cqulpi went ol e»l,a cojl.* E OK this tidy Buick over —and you may hear a still small voice saying "go ahead— get it!" If so, don't lliink it's mere ambition urging yon to splurge. The simple fuel is that tin's lively fashion setter is not only it car slrniglil from your rosiest dreams, hut a brawny slniighl-eislit Bnick (lull prvclicalty aiif. bin/Set cii/i handle! Mutch prices -and you'll find Mini nutny K si.\ costs you more ttntn this does. Boil it down to L-.ISIS per pound — nnd poundage in a car often means mote tltini- hility and longer life as well us smoother riding —and you'll find this one light down among the so-culled lowest priced curs. Figure your inveslmenl over the extra years you'll he happy ;„ a lint'ck — check the used-ear listing and see how Buicks hang onlo their res-ale value - and you'll see the wisdom in huying a betier car to begin with. And just figure how much more automobile. you're getting here. The extra Value of lim'ck's owu Fireball valve-in-head siraighi-eiglu power. The blimp-smothering gentleness of soft coil springs on all wheels, holh fore and aft. The roominess of Buick's king-size interiors — the lightness of litiick controls — the new parking and garaging ease of trallic- luuuly S'IY.C — And lhat completely different nnd distinguished look of Buick's tapered fenders, sleek jet-plane lines and the sturdy, shnck-dcllcctim! protection of that bold new front-end design. .So go ahead and listen to thai still small voice, it's your budget, nudging yon 10 go gel the actual figures and replace guesses with (acts. Tlie place to go is your liuick dealer's — and if you want in Iruvel like fortune's favorite, the time to sign on llie dotted line is nvw! When better iiulnmnbilvs arc built HfJU.'K irifl bnilrt (hum . ASCN.M-ort, ,.,,,l.', 1 .-J a y ,,,„,.„. LANGSTON-McWATERS Walnut at Broadway BUICK CO Phone 555

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