The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 30, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Friday, December 30, 1949
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/ FRIDAY, DECEMBER 30, 104!) THf NATION TODAY— Marlow Suggests Experts Often Overlook Some VIP in Naming Outstanding Men of the Year Jiy James Marlow WASHINGTON, Dec. 30. </l'j—Wait, a minute before you start, naming Hie most important man of the past 50 years. It may turn out he's a man you've never heai-cl of, or thought much of, in (he years between 1900 and 1050. It's happened before. So just leave a little room on the end ol the list for an unknown or Uvo. BLYTHEVILI.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS He may have been a genius who diert unrecognized in the past 50 years, leaving behind what seemed to be a dull scientific paper. ict, someone ma.v stumble across ^j- In (he next so years, realize fKs importance, and "that obscure Jlapcr may change man's history and thinking. Or, you mny be passing over some who. in the past 50 vears .secmert a crackpot troublemaker. Yet, the seeds he planted in other men's minds may come to strange and terrifying (lower some day. l>ocs Some I'cscarch This week I -.vent np to the Congressional Library to look through newspaper files of .">0 vears more nnrterstanriahlc: He was an obscure monk who died In 1884, the year after Marx But—belwpon 1851 and 1808 he did a lot of research on the things plants inherit from one another. The rcsntls of his work remained buried away, unknown, until around 1900 when they were brought vuxni .sticmitic knowledge of life. It nas that almost-lost work of his that opened Die door [o understanding what men. animals and plants inherit from the ancestors. like tallncss, shortness, blue eyes, dark eyes, skin color. So—when you draw up your list of important men between 1900 and -. •!• ••• — -• • (it nilnorl^ IB". I searched a number of them. .i-|J p ,' I wanted to see what people then I ,™; /", ["'""""er s thotishi were the big names and " s 'j''"'»»'">»t may n bis events in lhe 100 years between u "' cd tm smotim ' ^ 1800 ami 1900. f found years of slories And the lists of ' important 19lh Century men were pretty obvious. Napoleon was there, of course. So was Charles Danvin and the effect he had had on men's minds about evolution. Thomas Edison was there. But nowhere could I find the name or Karl Marx. He was born some of the lot be recog- 1UO vears. Housing Official Seeks To Deliver Chocks for Overcharges on Rents Ine Office- of (he Housing Expc- dil.or in Washington lias announced that it has in hand government cheeks representing refunds for rent overcharges due 515 tenants in in 1818 and. since he had died 3G stales, Ihe District of Columbia. in 1883, was dead 17 years by 1900 He'd been mixed up in a lot of Socialist squabbles. He was a stormy character of intellectual fights. He had done R lot of writing and he talked of eventual dictatorship of the proletariat. Bin he had died In 1883. no proletarian dictatorship h a d ap- ~*|earcd, and socialism had been Trapped down soundly. Perhaps he was as vague ns that—if they thought of him at all or even knew of him—in the minrts of the experts who looked back 100 years and made their appraisal of men and events in the 10th century. Karl Mar.v "Overlooked" But—It was Marx who laid (he foundations upon which Ihe Jius- sian bolsheviks, who knew his writ- Ing well, set up communism, the great revolution of our time. The experts didn't foresee what lay ahead for the 20th Century, and Marx's hand in it. At least, the ones I read didn't. And then there was the August- ininn abbot in Austria. Oregor Mendel. He didn't get mentioned in . the 100-year roundups but that was 'uerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. The checks. a«gregathig approximately SM.OOO. had been mailed to the tenants and returned for lack of proper address. The individual •efunds range from 44 cents to 15-14.50 The list known addresses of tenants mid the amounts of the checks awaitillT them upon proper identification app?ar in a list available from the Office of Ihe Housing Expediter in Washington. The tenants listed should contact their nearest area rent office. SCOIINS \Yi:r>l»N'G Iii;i'OKT Conchita Gaston. 22. <aunvei beau titul Fihpmo opera singer, said in New York that reports she may wed Philippines President Elpidin Qtiir- mi> \vcre mere "gossip rumors. (AP Wircpholoi *RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. l.nsl Time Today "PRINCE OF PEACE" The Life Slnr.v nf rhrisf Kntirrly in Cinrcrdor Xcws A Churls Siiltircl.'iy "TRIGGER TRAIL" with Hod Cameron fji Cartoon i Serial Salnrnay Owl Show 'TRAIL OF THE YUKON' with Kirhy C.r.inl Cartoon Sunday. Monday & Tuesday "THE CROOKED WAY" wilh John Paytie and Sonny Tufls Warner Xem A- Short Blast Blows in Door At Polish Embassy PARIS. Dec. 30. IAP)—A violent crplo-^ion blew in the door of the Polish Embassy here this morning and slightly injured a watchman, the only casualty. PoSicR said explosives placed at the embn-ssy entrance destroyed the Jieary door ami iron grill, nnd broke many windows Ui the embassy and surrounding birildiugs. The tUuuttse to the interior y,-n.s insignificant, the police said. Officials made no immediate link between the explosion and the recent tension between France find Poland over the arms is and expulsions of Pole.s from France and I if nchmen from Poland. Polnnd also recently sent four Frenchmen to jail afier convicting them of spy- nr.sT-nK];ssi:i) \VOMAv-- r rnij. brunette Mrs. William Paley (above), the former Barbara Gushing Mortimer, of Boston, Mass., heals the 11)19 list of the world's ten be.s I-dressed women as announced by the New York Dress In- stit!;ie. Mrs. Paley. mother of tlircc children, is the \vite of the Columbia Bro.idcusunK Company head. <AP Wirejtholo) OUTLOOK Continued from Page 1 may be eliminated or reduced. 17. The long-term capital gains tax or 25 per cent will remain unchanged. 18. There will be many increases In local and state taxes, and more reaching for relief by "sales" taxes or other forms of raising needed funds. Retail Trade 19. Goods on counters will be of better grade 111 1951} than they LUXORA NEWS By .Mrs G. C. Driver S. Moffitt has Just returned home from a week's visit with relatives In Lexington. Tenn. Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Majors. Mr. and Mrs. w. C. Meadows and daughter. Miuilyn. aie spending the Christmas holidays in Pascagoula. Miss., as tiie guests of Mr. and Mrs. Anccl Montgomery and family. Mr. and Mrs. Lester Stevens and daughter were Mississippi visitors this week. were In 104D. 20. Markdown sales will continue during 1950 as consumer spending slackens due to a decline in employment and other factors, 21. The dollar value of all retail sales in 1950 will be moderately downward, and the unit voumc o'l retail sales will also be less In 1950 than In 1049. 22. Less will be spent on new building mid equipment by stores and factories during J950. Foreign Trade 23. Our exports will be clown during 1950 and our Imports will be up (luring 1950 — comparing both PAGE FIVE ""ire popular than other Industrial railroads, 33. The wisest investors will keep t-.vir amount of tliolv (uiuls lirmid UifoiiBliout 1951) pending Ihe cicat in stock prices which will come someday. llniull 31. HtRti-Ri-ade taxable corrinrate bonds bearing low c'oujKm rales flionlcl continue at about the same prices during lilfiO, but of course Uiey will .sell for much lower prices "bin money rates Increase. 3S. 1950 will sec a further railing r| ft i]i certain tax-exempt bonds mcrrlal farm acreage ui]l lie Uss (luring lil.'iO bul small Milisie- llanre farms. rs|n i i.illv Dulse lo- vaU-il close lo rst.tlilisbrd communities, Mill hold ii!! ami, perhaps, increase in price, 41. There will be some decrease during I'JSO In Industrial ami pri- Ing 1949. roijTics 4S. 1950 will be an ejection year, The Republican Party will remain in the doghouse. The administration will continue to talk radically against Wall Street and the so-called "Selfish Intere.,Li". but at heart ««\ "«"<!};«• ;»« -,,i, )t »'rt. Ihe .dm ,i V on JrtuV "y Innldmg will decline a Mule ami the ] „,„,,,,. vllliv< , n , u^'"^ ^"'^ finality o! workmanship will ini- than H.s hiic. with 1919. This will partly ue ne.- ""° lo lhe '»•«' li"" sin B antimiKy counted (or by the devaluation of.'"' lll (i i 'Hons lo be Issued durlni! 1950 the English pound and oilier for-! -"' '''I'" federal Reserve will con- eign currencies. L'4. Foreign credits will continue to be mauled during 1950, bin some of these will be direct by American business firms and Investors. If our government will get (orcinn governments to agree (hat such In- vestment.s will be exempt from any new tax or other legislation by the foreign country in which the in- vestmenls are marie, considerable (lining 10M tin 1 same policy which it followed in isiri. •II' The Imiwntance i>f iHvci'sifi- <;uion will Ix? gix'en more attention ui lyriii and wise investors will watch their bond niaturllics to see that they are either short or systematically .si angered. Itcal Kstalc The city estate oultnok llni-crlain. H sliollld continue to prgoress would lie no'liccaWe alout! j !loll! !ll ' ;n 'hnmehmit 1950 due t foreign trade channels. I ! fM '"'ailaule rental space caused Farm Agent Adresses Rotary Club North Mississippi County Agent Keith J. Bilbrey spoke lo members of Blythcville's Rotary Club on the comity's agricultural outlook for 1950 yesterday when the group met at Hotel Noble. Mr. Bilbrey began his discussion with an outline of the duties and operation of the county agent's office. He emphasized the fact that the agent's work is supported by county, slate and federal government hinds and therefore will probably never liccomc a [itiHUcal tool. Speaking on acreage control, Mr. Bilbrey said many farmers fear an aggresisve farm policy on the part of the government. "The British farmer has been robbed of practically all his independence. We don't want that to happen here. This doesn't mean that farmers are against acreage allotments. "Most of them think it's necessary. However the farmer is anxious to guard his independence and to keep legislation regarding agriculture di- divoreed Irom polities' HS nearly as possible." Guesls at the. meeting included John Mahan. Princeton. Ky.; George C. Snyder, Charlotte. N. C.;' Victory Ivy, UeQuccn, Ark.: Walter Heard and Henry Davis, Newport, Ark.; Lloyd Godley, Osccola. and Rilcy Adams. Woman Flier Sets New Prop-Plane Speed Mark PALM SPRINGS. Calif., Dec. 30. (AP)—Jacqueline Cochran lays claim today to a new world speed record lor r. propeller driven plane. The noted woman flier was timed at 444 miles per hour yesterday as she piloted her p-51 Mustang iround u 500-kilometer cluseri Miss Coi-hi-Rn flew from desert ccmcr, using Mi. Wilson as .1 turn- j ing point. Her flight Wa5 under I controlled conditions set by tlic Federal Aeronautique Internation- ale. The National Aeronautic Association, appointed judges ami ciock- er.s. The closed course was reestablished by the NAA fall. Opens WccU J)a>s V.tlO p.m. Matinee. Saturday A- Suinliiys Mat.-Sun. I p.m. Cunt. Sliowin; Manila, Ark. Friday "GOLDEN STALLION' nitb Hoy Koscrs Als? Shorts Mr. and Mrs. Bowen Thompson j and daughler spent Chrislmus in Conway as liie guests of Mrs. Thompson's mother and family. Mr. ami Mrs. AvUen Chilwood visited relatives in Mulberry and Harrison over llic Christmas holidays. Miss Ann Claire Wilkins and Glover Wilson, or Baton Houge, La. and Mrs. n. O. Wilkins. Jr.. ol Port Arthur, Texas, visited friends in Luxora Sunday. Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Howard left last Friday for a visit with their daughler, Mrs. Charles liamey and family, of Chicago. Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Wilson and daughler of Bobo, Miss., were weekend visitors with Mrs. Allle Spann. Mrs. Ora Owens of Orldcr spent the Christmas weekend with Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Head and family. Mrs. H. C. Davidson or Greenville, Miss., arrived Wednesday ror a visit with her mother, Mrs. R. J. Gillespie. Mrs. J. I. Miinin and daughter, Betty, arc visiting in Smackovcr this week with relatives. Mrs. Lillian Precar left Saturday for nn extended visit with relatives in Kvansville. Hid. Mr. and Mrs. G. C. Driver, Jr.. and family, and Mrs. Grovcr Driver visited relatives in Memphis Monday. Mrs. W. T. TDwentl and daughter, Bess Eleanor, former Uuxorans, spent the Christmas holidays here as the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Walter Dentou. '[lie Thweatts now make their home in Chattanooga, Tcnn. Miss Eioise Richardson was hostess at a rummy parly at her home' Monday nftercuion, entertaining tl members of the high school set. Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Corkran had as their quests over the Christmas holidays their sous. .Joseph and family of Flint, Mich.; Fred nnd family of Memphis, and Bertt and family of Memphis. Misses" Marilyn and Jean Owen, and Martha Lucas, nurse trainees of Lhtle Rock, spcnl Christmas here visiting with their parents and friends' Mr. and Mrs. K. D. Ebcrdt and daughter of Memphis were guests, of Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Hires over the holidays. Mr. and Mrs. Joe Gentry and family spent Christmas in Memphis ! as the guests of relatives. g 1949. T will benefit some American concerns, bul be harmful to others. 26- Fear of war wilh Russia will city pmperty. On the other hand. Ihe continual movement out of mir prove. There .should be an increase during 1950 in publicly financed building, 42. There will m>l be much chanpe in hii.smc.'.s rentals during 1950 but •W. Tlic .•KljiiiiiisUation v.ill continue lo !jc .symjKtUu-uc to orualiiz- cd labor unless someone like John L. Lcwki x"ff I no far. In that event, K buy, hut with the cor.-ent of ! ^e cities—in the interest of de- continuc during 1950. World" War i """'""''•""""-iHiiy cmise prices to 111 will conic soinctiine; bul it will I" ,'. m»t start during 1950. Tllose in I ?" 'i'hcre will cotltiinie to be a! ness and I'linjloymom dining L .,, lllt large vulnerable cities should use I fair demand (lurine IQ50 lor suli-I bin, this is nol :i healthy develup- other prominent ialwr 50. Tile c<innic.---Hinal c!ci!ion.s of hanger Die political .status ol ccH!gre. c ,s to any great ex- To relieve miseries, rub throat, chcsl »nd buck wilh comforting ... .,,.,„„-.-•, ,,-,,,„,., ounrm i-j.w mil sllrll a ,„.,„ wiu j A , ic-SKlenlinl i-eiu.s will au,,,^ lush- „;„„ h ,, v ,„„ „„,, „„. „,,' ± .. ei in 1050. Only as pir-peny owners are miauled hinher ren::ils will tixcie lie more houses built for rental pur- 43. Mortgage intereM [atc.s duiiiit; 1950 will continue about the .same as during 1919. 44. Tin; Drouth in imlu.s'rlal ppn- Hions shtjuld help leal e.-inte sales In Florida. California, New Mexico and Arizona, <;I:M.K,U, iiu.siMiss 45. Many business concerns !ind their opc'i'alion.s .shiiine, du'.vn to- wurtl the break-even jxijnt. Then; *"ill not lie a.s luucli nuir^in V)ct\vci-.. and .selling prices during l!)5n • a.s (hniiiR 10-19. Unemployment \vill . FincliiHlly Increase due to I lie Installation of labor saving machinery nnd other causes. •10. Military preparedness will continue lo bolster general l)u.!i- tlicse years of peace lo get -some small farm or country home to which lliey can go in case of war. Such places will lie almost unobtainable when war actually comes. Deficit Financing 27. The supply of inuncv will be increased during 1850, but'the price o I government bonds will n o t change much one way or Ihe other during 1950, 28. In addition to Ihe anticipated federal deficit the $ be- inR distributer! ns insurance refunds to veterans will be mostly , spent. i 25. Congress will not change tlic price of gold during 1950. ; Stock Market I 30- Most stocks will work up and down in about the same rnnyc during 19SO AS during 1949. I 31. Stocks of companies with as- ; sets mostly in natural resources, known as inflation stocks, should have the greatest demand. 32. There will be more investment buying for Income dui'liiK 11)50 nnd utilities and companies niakini; I labor-savins machinery may be' urban real e.smic with a shadiiiK ol j mem. prices for large places; bin the construction boom should continue well into 1950 demand for l.irsc ruiii- 10. 47. Excluding ginTiiimi ut owned i commodities, ihf physical stock i piles of miuiulacluicr.s will icm.-iiu about the .same during Hl.iO as dur- . Our Store Will Be CLOSE until MON., JAN. the NEW YORK STORE ULYTHtVILl-E'S ONLY ALL WHITE THEATRE. BIG 4 STAR SHOW No. 1 IMSDO6] rt» TtO Donaldson No. .T Chi,|.(.T 4 BRICK BRADFORD * No. .1 Wall Disney Carloon I'liilt) as "Itcscue Dog" OI'liN WO AFTER CHRISTMAS Saturday 'DEAD MAN'S GULCH" Saturday Owl Show "TWO YANKS IN TRINIDAD" wilh I'al O'llrirn Also ShnrU Suntlay & Monday "TOKYO JOE" nilti Humphrey Hn s arf Also Shorts FOR SALE Concrete culverts [2 inch lo «» inch, plain 01 rccntorcrd. Abo Conrrde Bnilrlins Block! cheap, ti than lumhn Ini tarns ch:,-Ktn hiiuscs pump hiui-ci ifnani housc.s. lonl shcrts «> drlliu Call us foi free estimate . . . Phone 69L OSCEOLA TILE & CULVERT CO YflURffllENDLY THEATRE Sunday & Monday IT'S TRUE!" CtAIMS THAT HE "IIKES TO ttEP BUSY" AND HIS HOU.Y- WOOD POST-WAR RECORD " SACKS HIM UP. SINCE SERVING IN THE MARINES, HE HAS COMPLETED FOURTEEN PIC. WES AND MOW IS STARRING IN HIS FIFTEENTH, M-G-M's THE DOCTOR AND THE GIRL" By Wifey Padan ON HER EIGHTH-SHE NEVER PLAYED A MINOR OR BIT PART IN HER SENSATIONAL TWO. YEAR RISE IN HOLLYWOOD. THIS IS A UNIQUE RECORD IN THE ANNALS OF METRO- GO 10 WYN . MAYER'S 25< YEARS OF MOTION PICTURES!' fCUIMS FIFTEEN YEARS OF ACTING TO HER CREDIT. THIS U5UAUV, MAKES PEOPLE DO A DOUSIE-TAKE FOR THE SUGKT GI81 LOOKS AS SHE WERE STIU IN R TEENS. BUT \VHtN >SHE TEllS THEM SHE IS VAISO THE MOTHER OF p/0 CHILOREN-WEttl R TAKING HIS STABLE OF r>ACe AND TROTTERS FOR A TOUR Of 7r)| MIDWEST AND SOUTH, MAIN STOPS WILL BE CHICAGO AND IEXINGTON « N UCKY. MR. Plus Added Attractions DRESSES OF THE SAME PRICE <T |FOR THE PRICE OF ONE... PLUS Bring a Friend, a Neighbor, or Relatives — Don't miss this Sensational Dress Sale - A pocket book-tickling surprise awaits you! cn'.up OR ESSES Formerly I2.II5 tn §.'!"> Choice 55.00 Croups SKIRTS 3.95 & 6.9 GLOVES Faliric & Kid Values from ff' 2. (IS 11, 5.<i:> 4> ROBES i OFF BAGS KciiuliCul l.v:ilh 50% O SWEATERS 50% Off BLOUSES i OFF MILLINERY 50% OFF SPLENDID SAVINGS ON COATS ® SUITS • DRESSES COATS 49 ! Now 37 58 !1! 45 on 69" \(] (V 89 Now 66 7 DRESSES 12.98 Now 9.75 16.98 N< 12.75 18.50 Now 13.88 24.98 Now 18.75 29.75 Now 22.35 35.00 Now 26.25 39.75 Now 29.95 SUITS DO . . Now ?5 . . Now )0 . . Now )0 . . Now )0 . . Now )0'. . Now 30 . . Now 33.75 37.50 41.25 44.25 . 48.75 56.25 51.75 )0 . . Now 63.75 the EDYTHE 317 West Main Blytheville, Ark.

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