The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 7, 1952 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, August 7, 1952
Page 7
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THURSDAY, AUGUST 7, BI,YTHEVTU,E (ARK,) COURIF.K NEWS Drought-Breaking Rains Cool Parts of U. S.; Cotton Saved By The Associated I'rc-ss Droughl-crackinpr rains splashed down Wednesday on New England and parts of the South—too late to save nearly a billion dollars worth of burned out crops and pastures. But the moisture was a Timely life-saver 'for corn, tobacco, cotton ~ and vegetable crops still surviving in these ~droiif?h(-sin«pd areas and gave promise of reviving some pastures by fall. The drotipht. one of the worst in 1, as the climax to a • week' of drought-easing showers, but the rains were too late to reduce the estimated 150 million dollars crop loss in that state. A total of 1.85 inches of rain fel) at Knoxville. Term., and the Weather Bureau said the drought was j broken there. A half inch of rain ifed in the Tennessee Valley. I At loasl 1.15 inches of rain pelted Ihe entire state of Connecticut and Dr. Paul J. Anderson, director of [the Connecticut Agricultural Ex- jnerimentiil Station in Windsor, sain j the rain was worth '•millions" to ihp tobacco crop alone. | Massachusetts deputy c'ummis-i Isioner of agriculture. James H.I 'Collins, said .25 to .75 inches of j | rain in that state "ought to help 1 everything." • 8 Die on Boxer As Jet Explodes WASHINGTON M>j-An r-xploslon nl a jet plane aboard the U. H. carrier Boxer in Korean waters killed etcht men and injured an unan-j nounccn number or others, ihe Navy, reported today. ' | Twelve jet planes were dostroyprf I bv racing fires that followrri 'ihe explosion. HPlicopiers anrt lifcljo.-.ts picked up I).*? crewmen driven overboard bv the flames. PAGE SEVEN U.S. Has $75 Million to Toss Into Battle Against Drought e In produce j Wp acks to rural ' ' ^ Tells Worried Voter **-» • I OH/"! C£3 \*+ HvUjC these rffnci.s: Some sharp increase, prices, scattered setbji' trade, cms in milk supplies in j Southern Missouri, a tiocline in! farm labor employment in the stricken area and some "scare" buying in canned fruits nnd vegetables. A Department, of Commerce survey showed no serious business slump yet in any area because nf ihe drought but that there hud- bccn forced to contribute to Cnv, J boon some sharp increases in prod-r sitj MoMath's campaign funrj and! urc> prices. | had voted Tor the povntnor Fit the 1 As the rains rame, the r cc j pra | j preferential Democratic primary.' government raised lo 10 the num- "" '"'"' "" CON WAY. Ark. to — Gtiber-. and I like him personally." Cherry nntftriml Candidate Franoi* Cherry j toM a questioner, "but he has one last night advised — \vith qualifies-! fatal defect — he's just been work- tions —• that a questioner vote for " his opponent. fnr Homer too The roforchc*> was to former A man who jrintitihrt] himsrU as , Gov. Homer Arikins. a power In a state employe telephoned ihe the M cMalh udminiMration and a Cherry talkathon herP that hn | frcr|UPI1 ,- |nrBe , on Cherry's. Graves _ ber of entire states listed as disaster areas, it added North Carolina and the remainder of Arkansas to the list. Other states are South Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia. Kentucky, Mississippi, Ms.s.SEiehiisetts, Maine and 44 Missouri counties. Oklahoma and Tex- from Cherry said he would surance Commissioner Graves If he's elected- covevnor, He didn't knol about Adjutant Gen. John B. Morris. "Herbert Graves is a fronr! nmn Vas have been carried over * the 1951 drought. Farmers in these areas are eligible for government loan.s. The- Southern states were assured by a government .spokesman attending an emergency drought session in Atlanta yesterday that no hard-pressed farmer will be put cut of business or be forced to sacrifice livestock. DHlard Lassetcr, head of the Farmers Home Administration, said his agency has the money and organization to bring speedy relief. Agricultural spokesmen,said the drought was broken in Southern New England and in parte of the j hiing when South, Arkansas had general rain- Jusl sprinkle a WflS not enough to break the ! and more comfortably Nc drought there. | Ecory, pasty IRMP or feriLns Birmingham, Ala., reported 2.,^5 | ^" r ; h . ch ,^%:^lr;i T " d " r '' inches ol rain, heaviest since Jan. I J" ]E ,'nre FASTEETH tod He said DemorrMic he \v anted fo for Cherry in the runoff but fearecPfor his job. j "If you have so was Adkins' insurance com- issloncr when the lajter was Cherry (old anoflier Inquiring I 1 'hal he riirin'l know Morris think' your vote faoiiJy and ,vou may he known and cause you to lose your job. I say [jo a brad and vote for Me- Math," Cherry satrf, Cherry repeated previous assurances that he planned no discharges of employes merely because (hoy were known to have voted against him. fire Ill- Herbert How To Hold FALSE TEETH More Firmly in Place Do your fals* tpclh annoy nnd embarrass by slipping, dropping you eat, laugh or talk? Little FASTKETH on nnd couldn't say whelher he would be retained as adjutant general. Indor.spmenLs of Ch^ri'V rpari nt last night's lalkathon incliirtprt one from Vic Wood, Ft. Smith, former president of the Arkansas Federation of Labor, find another from Or. George S. Benson, president ot Harding College. Searcy. Wood telegraphed Cherry nol to worry about an indorsement of .Mc.Math Sunday by the executive committee of (he API., Labor's League for Political EnucnUon. "You'll get 90 per cent of the union vote," Wood wired. Cherry had said previously he wasn't worrying anyhow. Old? Get Pep, Vim with Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B, MEN, WOMEN &<«• &££'£ l?f rmi«r«l. TJtf Ot-rrtf. Contain* toofe ofien rn-MM stw -in—h>- bodirslacfcinr Iron: plu? C»l- rliisn. Yhamln L'i "Hinijlandu now ttf\ p*ppy. years ynnc«r- Htl njHn Tonk T»bl*i*yOi>AV Trial sJ*«ro«i.«!irtlf <)r 5AVR MONF.V— zr\ trcv- Isr^JJO wis ^^^t f 01 ; '«'" Mil'* «\vlnp»ak Al *!I drup stores pTerywJiprr—in RlyHirvillc. al Kirbjr * Woods Drug. r VvORK CLOTHING SALE Men's Rugged Styles at New Low Prices STURDY ARMY TWILL OUTFIT ( O O 1.07 © 5.25 \KJ (B) Of durable, carded cotlon Army- £type IwHl. Sanforized, colorfasl. All sizes. J • @ Pa ^ 2.98 [8] Shirt 3.49 Set SANFORIZED CHAMBRAY SHIRT ^Cj Vong-woorJng mcdium-heovyweight with Iriple main seams. Neot collar. All sizes. @ Chambrnv Shirt, Reg. 1.fin... 1.39 HEAVY-DUTY WORK GLOVES [£j Splil [colher ot polm and finger-tips. Elastic al wrist for sr. jg fil. Men's sizes. REG. 27c ROCKFORD SOCKS (fj Medium-weight ?-ply cotton. Ravel- proof lop; reinforced heel, toe. 10-13. ^REGULAR 5.35 WORK SHOES [OjSove Jl. Brown, doubfe-lanned leathers resist soil, barnyard acids. Sizes 6-1 2. REG. 6.25 ELK WORK SHOES (H) Reduced $1. Lightweight, cool—ideal for indoor jobs. Black. Size! 6 to 12. 22c UN Troops Welcomed TOKYO >>V) -- It's |u«;t like n honiecomincr — only different — for United Nations troops arriving in Japan. They're greeted nl Yokohama by (he 2ROih U.S. Army hand and, ttie Army says, "a line of tnl- rnted Japanese d^ncm. all appi-s, rircARPd in colorful su kimonos. 1 ' ATLANTA ',!•• — The (nrirrnl p.nv- crnrnclU hns 75 million riollnrr, iri Ihrow into th<« (i^in m kcop drought-stricken Southern ianners in business. That nssiirnnc** rjiuin yr^lr-iTinv from nilhrd n, Lassolrr. rhir>( (if the Farmers Home U'ho camp here fiom U^i^hin'ilnn to hnari up n n-stntc nii'Ctln^ of FHA rctirosenuiives. The onipj ::cnry cimlrrrnc f u;rs c'nllod lo spforl pincr^^inu of tii:;- nsto]- IO.-IHS tfi fnniici's rrr>:'.iir: \ni: rloi' the hammer bln'.vs of n uvo- ; month clrou?.h: ttijit is r-o.Mnrj them close to a billion dollars. Honry Smith, FHA prnrt'iction I IO.TII chief, Joined I.a.wii>r in I pi'ointsinQ [irinnpt ns .:-<.:i!i.-c- In • hnrri-t>i cv.-rrl food mid liv^.^riM'k (rod for slurviiv* t;-»i!f <n ncl fcc for rrop:^ in th<' auiMinn. But tlie bu: ru>h for loan;: pr bably won't cornc imjjl [;prjn Smith said. ovrr. tfiiil rlisristrr Innns nin for pioriiictinn puv(>o;:os nnls- .nxi rn:\\ p ' urn bo niltrunrd lo finance pltlHs J from one type of fnrminj to nn-i Will] the news nf liber;il cro\'rn\- IllrlH lj.nckill'4 camp n Jliiinlirp of :ui end to (lip rlry plntme ulucli lins ^h:-ivrllcd the region's c-rops ttuiiriL r the lotlu' <iry .spell. Slnwh' incrcr.sim rain was nU-cady liol]>- aiy thi^ sitiuuion in SOJIIP itrr;*:;, Hut the clr.^iPlMrp nrrr] for quick tivL 1 ;-. \\~\\n conlimie ihpir discussion today, patntod n BI-IIII iiictuVo of damr\^c from Virginia soutli to V'I'iiula nnd smilhwc.stwafd to t'r.-in t!ic x'.irinus s(:i1c i cpni t.s. •'•mi''i <vin<:!iirlert lhat llic most prcrsjiitr lonll nrrtls \viM hp to bin- A per.^m Jivins r>n ^ riict of ir-lk; exclusively '.vould r;. *.r!op nnrm:r» ajicl other di^ordn s chie 1.0 a rir 1 - firiency ol^vif^riiji,'- BUSINESS FOR SALE KslahHfitirri Ulmk^h' lie (Y'-iiii tmsinrss for Mile. rt|uiiMii>'nt i-fin. *isls nf two frr'D-rrs. :\\\ ' iiniii- nienl for in^'ntx .il! iinr<M<><, rrfi EKcrnln- I ruck. 'i7 tin MX, lurdcninx rtmm rijuijmionl uilh compressnr, !>ritii> lank, anil nil inorrhaiittisr strict on I i:\iul, I'reseiii cnvnrr sHims- nn!y because «f luuJ lii-nlll.. This is n. wonderful njipnrlutiily fur a i;n'i<| in:in ;<iul Uio. iirirp is rkhl. Write l<> Dixie* lii- frr-arn, Hox 377, K/nc/crgorten Can Hurt WINNIPEG. Canada IIP) _ School "ffirinis hprcs av Martins a child in i kintleraarien too soon can handicap j him in Hie rwxi, cradc. 'n\c.v say H inkfs H mcninl aw of K'± years In haiifiie ('no rending program In tha Wake Up To iore Comfort Without Nagging Rackach* llon i« v*ry imnnrum lo «iy)4 vrjioii imnr- rvi-r >•>!•)>• rnntlittoTi.iiieb ii tojilnw H'm' f ot'n * mrter ni z-. irkni-h«-O?l misrrih!*. Minor bit*. -< oni][. , t rifvlerl your ki<!n«)'* if t li'.m lA,»hpr you. Try Doan'i Pil!»- t mi!J «Hunh7! tr.H utMrfh^fnlly by ml!llin« for J 406 W. Main Phon'e CUT COSTS-BUY HOME NEEDS AT WARDS No Money Down—Up to 3 Years to Pay on Liberal FHA Terms LET WARDS ARRANGE INSTALLATION Wards will arrange export in- stallalion of Plumbing, Heating, and Building Needs for you—al one low price. FIIA terms, nothing down, up to 3 yrs. to pay. 9.75 5.25 5-LADDER STEP LADDER 5-ft. step ladder, opens lo 10 ft. ladder. Handy 6 ft. size. SHALLOW WELL -i pr? en WATER S YSTEM IU/,DU Delivers to 5,010 ea| s per hour. 20 gal. tank & motor ^Included. CLOSET SEAT Solid hardwood. Doweled front and rear. White enamel finish. COATTNR Qn ASPHALT ROOF oVC c,al Gives old worn roofs a (ougli asbestos covering. Won't sag in hot weather or crack in co Iri. BASKET SINK o 1n STRAINER -J. IV Stainless sfecl body anil l>as- kct with stopper. Fits 3i/ z " to •i" diameter outlets, l'/ 2 " traps. FLAT KIM m -7P- STEEL SFIVK !U./D Porcelain enamel, acid rrsisl- in? finish, 14 jrauge sfcpl. Rnnniled corners. 2.( x IS inches. QUALITY , n BATH SET I.7J 5-])iece china scl. Soap dish, towel hnr, (issue holder, tumbler holder and rohe hook. 2-LKiHT KIT- ~ /r> CHK\ FIXTURE 0.6y S" white K lnss shade has clear ridded hnlfoni. Rriirlil- pnlishcri chrorne-|t]ated holder. UL appr. 2-LT. BKDROOM , or . FIXTURE 4.89 Frnslcd while l.Vin. hcnl- plass shade wjfh clear floral desisrn. Ivory metal holder. UL appr. CIRCI.IXE KIT- / nn CHEN FIX TURF. O./V Bright n c « ftiioroscenl sjircads even, irlarclpss liehl 32 W lul.c, white enameled metal holder. SOLID roi'PKR , nt PORCH LIGHT I.7J Antiriue-style wall lanlern lor porch or playroom. Clear g]a*x shade, ribbed design. UL appr, P ?fl,. Y* :* ¥ O ' I ~v *"*- ' '^~sn- S%f^ L; $%k'/$t> ." •' '? >/ - r<Mmm^~ ~<: * ' f ; •"l^VlHb.^'/ .-, jjV „ ^&'&$f«t.'. && ' « ^ r-•&,<& -•* r <l' J-,' t, ^COLORED BATH OUTFIT Monthly Your choice of Bfue, Green or Beiga for lh» same price you would usually pay for white elsewhere. The high sryh ingandquolityofWojdj colorwart will mak« ,your hom» the envy of Ilia neighborhood. Outfit Includes ileel lob, chino closet, china lava* tory and all filling!. ' 'I? 1 -4 104.19 CABINET SII-TK M-tle*' 94.95 S4"hp Nolhing down on FHA. Plenty of handy slorage space. Recessed too fndtneejpace.pGrceloin-encrr.^led 'op. Faucet,spray, slrainer included. ^fj , J 4 } ^ ,J m.f~~J-~ ^S 1 fvf ' t i ^ *K* iV r-1 Av „*»„, ^ HfgiV' , '*• g$r ' ' •/•%_._ ' ''fteA. "t^flfV '- U^rAlN REGULAR 4.85 HOUSE PAINT N»»- 4.32 r:.-iH<m Super's linlnnccri f(irnml;i ^ivos il ;i snionlh, slrnnir film for rlnrnlilo pi'ntfrtinn. Coiilnins Tititnium Dioxide for hiding power, white. Ill'.d. 1.7.1 gjillnn in .Vs vcdni'cd In 1.22 ASPHALT SHINGLES 10% Off Long-wearing Hexagon Asphalt Shingles — arfa* prelection, beauty to home. Colorful ceromi* granule surface. ASBESTOS SIDING ) per ij'.\ i'U;(M iu '°° sf r- 'f- ' ( A-.i--r ^- OMf j-wearing Wcr'y» ,..' '1 fdgr> Siding. Ceramic :'; _|i granule surfoco on ;:; | weofher-rfofying ai- .H'rfrrv-rrr.'l phaK. Gray.while.' ^'fiiil -"»(!!( i. -. i '.,^'fi coa^irq that won** : Rcg.-.^^... REGULAR 85c ROOF COAT 72c GoifaS -, Add; years of service !o o r d worn roofs — cp v ei them a lough, pliablg g fhot won* sag. 82e • COME IN OH MAIL COUPON TODAY Mofilaotriciv Vi'aid ]>!ylhovillc j Miiioork j i Roofing & lid

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