The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 29, 1949 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 29, 1949
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THURSDAY, nECEMUER 29, 10-1!) Free Enterprise To Get Attention President Prepares State of the Union Talks for Congress tty Charles Mulony WASHINGTON, Dec. 29. W — President Truman passed up his usual weekly news conference today t o work scme more on the three Important messages he «-i!l start piving (o Congress next iv.'ok, The State of the tJnion message, in u-hfch he is likely to jrripw his call for that part of his domestic program Congress lia.s not enacted, • is expected Jssn. 4 or 5. Congress will reconvene Jan. 3, Two others will follmv slinrUy. his economic message and the especially awaited budget message. A bip question is v:hethrr the budget message will t-all for balancing the government's income and outgo. A bal.inccd burtgrl presumably would Rieau .some IMX boosts or some Irastic cuts Jn spending; plans. The period to be covered is the fiscal year beginning next July 1. Mr. Truman new bncK in Wash- in "ton yesicrdnv from n Christmas holiday fji Missouri. II f. brought with nim Secretary of Uie Treasury Snyder, whose advice would be sought on any spending and taxing plans, In a report from still another cabinet member. Mr. Trunmi was I old yesterday hy Socrrliiry of Commerce Sawyrr lliat American business and labor would rather gel tlipir profits ;iml WJIROS from private operations tlirin from pro- rrams sponsored and financed by the government. Sawyer also said tax reduction ranks No. 1 in businessmen's rcc- mnmendalions — with some- labor support—of "measures'to be taken to make private business operate profitably and to give employes steady work at- good wages." The commerce secretary's report covered the sentiment he found among: businessmen, labor leaders and local public officials In n personal survey over the country las! summer and. fall. In a comment of his own. Sawyer aricied Urn I the wnrt imp-imposed excise taxes are clearly havnip a "depressing effect upon retail sales" and "in tlie case of jewelry, furs, luggage, admissions, etc.. the" effects are. in specific cases, very serious." White House approval for release of the Sawyer report- containing that comment gave emphasis to unofficial word that Mr. Truman will favor dropping some excise taxes but will request other levies to make up the revenue loss. BUTHEVIT.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Young Democrats Ask Roosevelt Resignation - LOS ANGEI.ES, Dec. 29— tiFt- The young Democrats of Californin ! have asked the resignation of James Roosevelt HS Democratic national i oonimltleerhan. .. { Then entry of the eldest son of ; the late president into the govern- \ or's race is the reason for the action, announced William J. Tier- \ nan and Henry James, southern ! and northern chairmen, respective- ' ly, of the group. They stated yesterday that Roos- ; evelt should resign in favor of ; someone who "unfettered by amb!- ; lions for personal aggrandizement," i may devote time to unifying the i party. ' j A spokesman for Roosevelt said, "since the group no longer is accredited by the party, no comment is necessary." \ I DESIGNED FOR YOUR HOME The simple dignity of (hit un- muallj tint Corner China, Case with m clean ait lines vill appeal (0 home ownrrs of *lii- criminating taste. Appealing, too, ii ihc attractive prke which brings quality wjiliin ihe rcich of iht mcxl«t new home or remodeling Vmdgci — an oimunit- Jng ^fo[C'f^)r•[hc-Moncy Value. BUILDERS SUPPLY CO., Inc. \V. \\. "Hill" Pease .1. Wilson Henry Highway 61 South riinne 2J34 Kiwanians Hear Book Review or Luncheon Session IJIylhcvillc Kiwanians, nl their weekly meeting in Hotel Noble yes- UM'ciuy, votfd to postpone the Installation of new officers scheduled for next week in order Unit General Elect lie's "House of Charm" program might be presented. TJie members voted to postpone tile installation ceremonies tin til Jn.ii. 11 nt which time Tom A. LiUlc Jr., wilJ be installed as ihe ne\v president, of the club. Mormon Carltoii as vice president and Arthur S. Harrison ns secrciury- tieii.siner, . Mrs. Joe Pride Jr., gave a review of Alan Paton's book, "Cry, the Beloved Country," at yestcitmys mcct- J112. Aaron Duffell and Hartley Cocrk- rell weie inductee) ns new members al yesterday's nice!) tin ami guests included MaJ. Hill Morton and Jimmy ijQwe. Portageville News By Mrs. Raymond Toomljs I'lione 220 Services Hell Funeral services for Mrs. Nelly Womnck. who was killed last wcfk when struck by a bus on Highway 61, were concluded Monday nt 2 p.m. In Slnnfleld Church. The wife of H. L. Womack, she was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. n, Long and was a native at Wayne Cnuniy. Mo. She was 44. Interment wa.s In Stanficld Cemetery. DC Lisle Funeral Home was in charge. O.1-7.S. Parly Twenty-twe mcmncrs or the ur- iter rjf the Eastern Star met, Ttuir-s- rtay for their annual Christmas par- ly In the Masonic lodge, which wa_ decorated in thn traditional Yule motif. After tiinner, members exchanged gifts and participated in a regular business .session. Kngagenirnl Announced Mr. aiirl Mr.s. E. M. Moody nf I'ortagevillc the en^e- entertained Thursday ntehL wlien mcnt of iheir rtauKhter^ Mis.s Juan-Mr, and Mrs. Tliad Brown ;uid Mrs. Ita Moody, to Herbert Rone, son of Mrs. Lorcnc Foster, Miss Mnody is H grndunte of the Wnr<k)l High School tind currcnUy i^ a sophomore at Cape Teachers Collrjjo. Mr. Rone fitiLshod Jilph sctiool hi Wardell mid jjra <Iua ted from Centra] College, Fayetlo. Mo, 'J'hc- inurrfiigc will be In June, Jirolher.s I'njoy Hospitality •JaniOA find Klmcr Urclinr, from the Uaptist Chiltii'en's HHJHC in Patton, Mo., look their places in tlie family riicle a I (he home nf Mr. ant] Mrs. Dkk Wilson durlnii the holidays. They fornd KJfts with their name.s them uuiter the Chii.stma.s tree- and were entertained by yoimestcrs of their a;;c HvillS In the neighborhood. Sritur- day the boys will return to Patton. Chevrolet 1'nrty Kmploye.s of the Ilrrm-n Cliei'rolet Company and their families were T,- L, ]Jj(»wn were host and hostesses for the company's annual Christmas party. Eacl- child rcccivul a full slock- ing anil a sift while employes and their \vives i;ot boxes of candy and special gifts. Charles Bowles was master of ceremonies and presented Mr. llrown a sift from the employes. Social Notes Mr. nnd Mrs. Olenn Thompson and family entertained Yvonne Diitfe Sunday as she celebrated her eleventh binhii'iy. Other guests were Mi. and Mrs. lien Duke and family. Six children of Mr. and Mrs. J. C. McCtate joinod their parents bore for Christmas dinner Sunday, Mr. ami Mrs. Fitheriy Pinkley, Mr. and Mrs, llyrrm He, I,isle. O. J. Kaherty, Mrs Mar^aieC, I)e Lisle and Miss .In Siliilll were dinner J guost-i i>i the T, C. i'itikley home Sunday. Mrs. T. C. Pinkley enlcrlaini'd iier br:<ii;o club 7'uesfl:iy afternoon with .Mrs. If. K I'.nterson and Mrs. T, A. I,i'o wiiminu prizes. The hoit- ess sc-r'.t'd jcfjc :-Jimcnts. Mr.s. J. H. Workman atlendcd tlie Pemiscot C<>L:IUY 'I'o'.vn ajut Country Club last Thursday In the home PAGE TWO of MI-B. Leonard Shade of Caruthersville, Olen's Steak House was Ihe scene of a Cliristmas dinner .given for employes by Whlttakcr Hardware Company. Gifts were exchanged later In Ihe evx'nin^. Kmployc.s of Segal's store wei'e entertnlned by Abe and Ben Segal Wednesday in the private dining room of Twin Ofiks Cafe. The room was decorated for the holiday season. Presentation of Rifts and sing- ins featured. Ihe evening. Manila Observatory Reports Earthquake MANILA. Dec. 29 —(/!')— A n earthquake of moderate intensity shook Manila today. No casualties were reported. Damage was slight Three distinct shocks lasted a total, of two and one-half minutes in what Manila's observatory called the Philippine capital's most severe Jarring since 1034. The first came al 11:05 a,m Wednesday. Occupants of downtown buildings scurried Into the .sirrels but most went back in about 15 minutes. Bodies of 2 Found in Woodland Pond BEDFORD, N. If., Dec. 29-WJ— Bodies of (.wo yomiRsters missing in woodlands here were found yesterday in Stehbens Pond. Thirteen-year-old Irene Biron and her young cousin. Robert Bour- <iue, 7. had been objects of a widespread search by posses since they disappeared Tuesday afternoon. Searchers spotted a reflection In Ihe water from the girl's red sweater — leading to discovery ot the bodies. The Iwo children spparenlly fell Into the water while playing on ice that fringed (he pond In a wooded area near where they were last seen. Fresh Slock Guaranlaed Besl 1'rices tH-IULJl, IIJ JJlJIUill'S. .' I • • f __ Stucco cascaded from the eight- I K I tDV DfUQ StOfG* story Far Eastern Hotel. ' -----__.___ ___________ The collecting of contemporary and antique Wheeling glass™*'/ made since 1819 in Ihe Upper rVh£ River Valley area .JS^ J Wheeling. West Virginia, has brought fame to this handmade American 24 HOUR SERVICE Ask for either whit* or colored driver. Nine cahs at j-our Mrvica 2100 CAB CO. NVENTORY —————— ——--i --_m___^--- We must clear our^stock of seasonal items before taking inventory. So take advantage of the many values onered to save money on quality merchandise. Shop our store for many additional items not listed here. y ALL LADIES AND GIRLS COATS 25% OFF L|f -Junidf Misses and Women's DRESSES Values (« SI 1.75 Now $11.00 Values (n $10.75 Now yluUO Values to S7.35 .:iV:Now $5.00 Misses and Women's SWEATERS Values In Sr,.<)f, Now §UtOO Values lo S2.05 Now $2.00 Values to S7.!i:> Now s*^.Uu Values lo $5.!)5 Now $3,00 \ allies to S2.!)o N,,w $2.00!) N,,w $1.00 Women's Outing Gowns Girls' Outing Pajamas SALE PRICE 1.29 54 Inch WOOL PL Were ^95 . . . now Large,Assortmenfr of FABRICS Values to $1.39 Now Very Special! WASH CLO' A Tremendous Value! BATH MAT SETS Values to $1.39 A Nice Selection of S I.!IS ow $2.40 llw §1.63 Men's Two-Tone, Reversible, Water Repellent, All Wool BASEBALL JACKETS Were $10.95 MEN'S ALL WOOL SWEATERS Figures and Stripes Values [n Sli.ns $4.95 Solid Colors, Including Pastels Were S'I.!I5 Now $2,95 MEN'S CORDUROY SPORT COATS Values to SHi.95 .................. l_..«£ Men's Fancy Striped DRESS SHIRTS Values (o S-1.95 ............... Now $2.95 HEN'S SPORT SHIRTS Corduroy Values lo SS.95 ............... N lm $b.95 Values ID Sli.iir, ............... \,, w $4.S5 All Wool \\'crc BOYS JACKETS Sizes 12 to 18 . Were 59.75 Now y I .33 Were 512.95 Now $9.75 BOY'S CORDUROY PANTS $3.95 Sizes 4 to 18 Values to $6.95—now JUVENILE JACKETS Latest Selection of Styles Sizes 2 to 10 Were Sb'.ll.i ................... Now Were SS.!). r ) ................... Now Were S1 1.95 .................. Now EN'S SLACKS PART WOOL Values to ?9.75 Now _ .v $7,951 T ^ I V ALL WOOL Values lo 51-1.75 .............. Now $lZ.vD . , alues In 812.05 .............. Now Hurry Down Tomorrow For These Big Savings! DEPARTMENT STORE Across The Street From The Ritz Theater-Phone 3149 Sorry, No Refunds Or Exchanges. All Soles Final.

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