The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 28, 1954 · Page 3
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April 28, 1954

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28, 1954 BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER KT.WS A Look at Geneva Talks Gives Indica tion Of State of World at Mid-20th Century WASHINGTON (AP) — If anyone wants to know the state of the world midway in the 20th century, all he has to do is look at the foreign ministers' conference just getting under way in Geneva. It's a mess. There is even less hope for peaceful solutions than there was when the Big Four foreign ministers met at Berlin in January. And there were no solutions at Berlin. At Geneva the foreign ministers of 19 countries, including the United States' Secretary of State Dulles, are to talk about peace in Korea, where there's a truce, and peace in Indochina, where there's war and no truce. If the truth were known, Dulles probably wishes he was somewhere else. He's in a bit of a box before the meeting starts. Russia and Red China are there. It's possible they might make some concessions in return for giving Red China a seat in the United Nations and for American recognition of the Communists as the legitimate government of China. Door Closed But Dulles has pretty well shut the door on any deal along those lines by stating this country's opposition to recognition or ,a U. N. seat for the Red Chinese. The United States wants Red China to do two things: 1. Let Korea be united. This would mean letting North and South Koreans vote, in free elections, for the government they want. The South Koreans, outnumbering the North Koreans 4-1, would win. But South Korea is an American ally. If China agreed to this arrangement, it would be handing all Korea over to the Allied side. 2. Withdraw aid from the Vietminh, led by Communist Ho Chi Minh, who are fighting the French in Indochina. That would result eventually, or it should, in victory for the French. The Red Chinese fought almost three years in North Korea to keep it out of the hands of the West and wound up, under the truce, occupying it. It's unthinkable they would let North Korea slip into the Allied camp. The Communists, Chinese and Russian, have not in a single instance yielded a foot of ground they took Since World War H. So they're sot likely to start now. Importance Known Repeatedly American officials have stated the importance of Indochina to the West, saying its fall would open all Southeast Asia to communism. By the same token, the Communists know the importance of Indochina to them. It's a little dreamy to think they'd do anything that would result in destroying Ho Chi Minh or losing an inch of ground he took. Dulles can hardly have any hope that American desires for Korea and Indochina will be fulfilled at Geneva. His more immediate, critical problem would seem to be in keeping the American ally. France, from weakening. The French are getting desperate in their losing fight with the Vietminh. Over the weekend they reportedly called for American and British help, greater and more direct, than any given them so far. This hardly gave Dulles and the British a psychological advantage, If the Communists at Geneva of- coming as it did on the eve oi me conference. . ier the French any kind of attrac* tive truce, how can Dulles keep the French from accepting uruess he promises American intervention to bail them out? He'd have trouble doing that without congressional aPP ro ™J and he didn't go to Geneva armea with that approval. For Dulles GeneVa must look more sweatbox than a conference LOOK, CALS-Kay Scbafler takes time out in New York City to show the garterless hose which she invented. The tops of the hose grip the legs in the same manner that the Chinese finger puzzle grips ones fingers. ID both cases if s hard to pull them loose. Tennessee Woman Gets 12th Divorce KNOXVILLE, Tenn. UP)-—Domestic Relations Judge Richard Douglass, in granting Mrs. Edna Hunt Tankersley's 12th divorce, said that as far as he's concerned, it's her "final final decree." Miss Hunt, whose maiden name was restored, was divorced yesterday from Hillard C. Tankersley on grounds of cruel and inhuman treatment. Her llth divorce was granted Sept. 29 from the same man. It was Tankersley's seventh divorce. The couple remarried Nov. 6. Presidents Tyler, Fillmore, Benjamin Harrison, Theodore Roosevelt,, and Wilson, each were married a second time. All Sizes Budor Porch Shades 3 FT. to 12 FT. Hubbard & Son FURNITURE IHEWfAIIC ARTHRITIC VHTIMS QNwed ftri* Relief ftm Pate loicrte Coated Ttblrt. Qof*. Mood fttwn from IntatiM*. itAOMtU. RedncM uric mcid, ffrtn* quick, longer tutfaf relief to deep- •Mtad p*iM. Oft ftnviiM AJL Pmin JWM Ifcblft*. KIRBY DRUG STORES Lawns Mowed Complete Maintenance —SERVICE— Bed** trimming, Bedding Mulching, Pruning, Spraying, Fertiliiing. Coll 3-8822 Blyttieville Nursery Wculd-Be Channel Swimmer Is Married FALL RIVER, Mass. (#)—Shirley May France, 22, who as a high school girl twice failed to swim the English Channel, settled down today to be "just a housewife." The pretty blonde who made vain attempts to cross the Channel in 1949 and 1950 was married yesterday to Marine 2nd Lt. E. Douglas Smith, 23, also of Fall River. After the ceremony in Baptist Temple, Shirley May said, "I don't want to do any more swimming. I just want to be a housewife." Recently she has worked in the sales department of a retail store. New York Adopts Biggest City Budget NEW YORK (£) — The nation's largest city has adopted the biggest budget in its history—$1,639,438,325. The budget for the 1954-55 fiscal year, more than 100 million dollars bigger than last year's, was adopted yesterday by the Board of Estimate with only minor changes in proposals submitted by Mayor Robert F. Wagner's administration. Black & White Stores Announce 27th A nine-day sale event celebrating the Black & White Store's 27th .Anniversary will start tomorrow, it 'was announcel by Walter Manser, manager of the chain's local store. Planning- for this event started several months ago when the firm's buying and merchandising began to buy special merchandise to be featured during the sale. "As a result", said Mr. Manser, we are able to offer our customers some of the finest values in our history". One of the highlights of the celebration will be the giving of special $27.00 merchandise certificates to all couples whose 27th wedding anniversary falls in the nine- day period, April 29th through May 8th. To qualify, couples are required to submit their bona fide wedding license to the store manager. In a special anniversary letter to all employes, Nathan Shainberg, president of the company, said, "The history of our company has witnessed many changes in ways of doing business. We have changed many of our own methods to meet the needs of progress and expension. One thing, however, we have not changed. That is the credo of doing business Handed down by our company's founder, Mr. Sam Shainberg. He said, "Give your customers honest service, honest quality and honest values and they will trade with you; and they will also bring their friends to trade with you." Moved to New Location On S. Highway 61 —OPEN FOR BUSINESS— • Mattress Renovating of All Types • Furniture Upholstery • Tailored Seat Covers • Head Lining • Door Panels Covered • Truck and Bus Seats Repaired* FREE Pickup and Delivery Smith Mattress & Upholstery Co. Phone 3-4293 Look to GAS for the ranges money can buy You couldn't make a smarter investment than a new automatic Gas range. They have every mod* ern feature you've ever dreamed about. They turn their ovens on and off automatically. They have automatic timers, automatic lighting and such exclusive Gas features as built-in griddles .. . smokeless broilers ... removable burners ... instant on-off heat. The Spring Showing of the newest, smartest models is being held right now — don't miss it. such matchless performance THE MAN TO SEE It your friendly Natural Gas Appliance Dealer- -TODAY Ark-Mo Power Co. BLACK & WHITE STORE ANNIVERSARY SALEf Once-ln-A Blue Moon Savings During A Great Once-A-Year Sale! Prices in effectThurs., Fri. & Sat. or as Long as Quantities Last WHEN IS YOUR 27th WEDDING ANNIVERSARY? All couples celebrating their 27th Wedding Anniversary between April 29 and May 7 will ractivt a $27.00 merchandise certificate. Simply bring in your bonafide wedding license. CANNON BATH TOWELS • Solid colors • Size 20 x 40 • Regular price 39e LADIES SHORTS • Tailored or Western style • Red, white, navy, aqua, black • Sizes 10 to 20 • Regular price $1.98 LADIES SANDALS • Flat Heels • Sizes 4]/2 to 9 • Regular price $1.99 $100 I others — • For $2.00 LADIES BLOUSES • Tailored sleeveless • Stripes, white, solid pastels • Crinkle cotton • Needs no ironing 88 MEN'S SPORT SHIRTS Short sleeves Open skipdent weave White or solid colors Sizes S-M-L Regular price $1.19 85 SAMSON SHEETS 72x99 $1.56 81x99 $1.66 81x108 $1.76 Pillow Cases 42x36 41c MENS NYLON SHIRTS Short sleeves Small or large pucker White & pastel colors Sizes S-M-L-XL Regular price $1.98 BIRDSEYE DIAPERS • Heavy absorbent cotton • Sizes 27 x 27 inches • Regular price $1.79 $144 ^ DOZ. CHENILLE BEDSPREADS • Solid or multi-colors • Full size • Values to $5.95 JUNIOR BOYS 100% Nylon Shirts • Short sleeves • White and pastel colors • Sizes 2 to 6 • Regular price $1.29 99 CHILDRENS SUN SUITS • Boys or girls styles • Asst. colors & patterns • Sizes 1 to 3 • Regular price 69c 55 G 2 for $1.00 LADIES NYLON HOSE • 60 or 66 gauge • Sizes 81/2 to 11 • Slight irregulars of $1.65 and $1.95 quality 69 C 3Pr. $2.00 LADIES COTTON SLIPS • Lace trim top & bottom • Fine broadcloth • Sizes 32 to 44 • Regular price $1.98 $100 1 MENS DRESS SLACKS • Tropicals - Linens - Checks Nylon Cords • Sizes 29 to 42 • Values to $7.95 44 2 Pr. For $8.50 CHILDRENS Shorts or Halters • Assorted styles & colors • Sizes 3 to 6x—7 to 14 • Regular price 79c 55 2 For $1.00 We Hove The Right To Limit Quantities BLACK & WHITE STOfiE

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