The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 24, 1953 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 24, 1953
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j^^iWI^^^M n«i M — . , i Movie Attendance Growing ButSmallTheater Owner Hurt By WAYNE OLIVER For SAM DAW8ON ' NEW YORK (AP) — Movie attendance is on a gentle upgrade but the small the- atee owner claims he's being left out because he isn't getting enough pictures from Hoiiy- ' Operators of neighborhood and small-city theaters say an estimated gain of four to *iv« million in weekly ticket sales since the first of the year is due largely to long runs by a few super colossal features in metropolitan picture palaces. With Hollywood's output down more than One-fourth in the past two years, the little fellow who changes program two or three limes a week says he can't compensate by longer runs—that three to four days is the limit for his house no matter how good the picture. On the other side of the argument are the film makers who contend.that since television, people simply ignore anything but top flight pictures. The answer to TV, they argue, is fewer and better features. The extent of the reduction in Hollywood's output Is shown In the number of films submitted to Ihe Motion Picture Assn. of America for production code seals of ap proval. Totals for the past five years follow: 419 In 1940; 429 in 1950; 432 in 1951; 368 in 1952, and 274 the first 10 months of 1953. Those figures include foreign films shown in this country, although they comprise only a small per cent of the total. Wilbur Snaper. president of the £x-G/ Finally Gets 5-Y 'ear-Old Korean Orphan He Adopted OMAHA .W» — A rangy blond ex- sergeant ran with his long legs almost flying down the railroad platform, dropped to his knees and Dakota to recognize the adoption " *" ' threw his arms around a dimple- cheeked black-eyed boy of 5. Then he jerked open his suitcase, pulled out a brand new winter coat, complete with parka hood, and quickly siuffed the boy into it — talking all the while. That was the reunion yesterday of Paul Raynor, 25-year-old Huron, S. D. f bachelor and bus line owner, and Jimmy, the Korean war orphan he adopted while serving in Korea. Raynor look Jimmy last Christmas day in Korea. In May of this year he legally adopted him in Korean courts. But when it came time for Raynor lo come home in July, he ran Into immigration problems and had to leave Jimmy behind while he straightened them out. has worked "full time" at getting Jimmy back here. He persuaded the state of South through an attorney general's opinion since "it was unprecedented," and arranged to get a visa for Jimmy to come to this country as the dependent of a serviceman. Raynor, who isn't even engaged, isn't worried about becoming a parent. "All Korean children are very well behaved," he explained. "They obey without question, although | he's getting so he's asking 'why'." Allied States assn. composed mostly of smaller theaters, says the decreased Hollywood output Isn't the sole reason for the shortage. With the bit? new features running longer in the first run house, he says, it's longer before the second and third run houses get them. The shortage complaint extends all the way to the nation'i biggest theater chain, that op erated by American Broadcasting- Paramount Theaters Inc. Leonard Goldenson, president, says the shortage, in turn, "has led to theaters paying sharply increased film rentals." He notes, however, that "theater grosses have come sack quite sharply in certain of :hose , large markets which have long been saturated with TV." On the producing side Paul Raibourn, vice president of Paramount, says an important factor "that people are talking about he movies again, instead of tele- Ision— but only about the top pictures." ' Dominican Crops Eleven principal crops of the Dominican Republic, accounting for more than half the -total agricultural income, are cocoa, coffee, sugar, plantains, bananas, yucca, mangoes, dried beans and peas, Japanese Aid %, Urged by Solon WASHINGTON Ul _ B« n . Mansfield (D-Mont) say» Japan must have expanded trade or more U. S, military aid If It li to rearm, as urged by top American leaders. In an interview, Mansfield said two billion dollars of the five billions spent annually by the United . Slates for the Korean War went to I Japan. With the truce, he said, these outlays have been reduced. "Unless Japan Is heavily subsidized by this country for many years to come," Mansfield said, "it must find avenues of trade to strengthen the economy and recreate its military forces." Reporter Is Repaid For Midnight Call DALLAS Iffl — City Hall reporter Allen Quinn of the Dallas News had to have some information one midnight recently In a hurry. He phoned City Plan Engineer Marvin Springer. Springer, finally awakened by his wife, produced the information but, didn't sound too happy about doing' t, Quinn related. ! The next midnight, Qulnn's phone ang. Yep. it was Springer who said: "You're so darn anxious to get news that I thought I'd call 'ou and give you some." "I've just, become a father." It was a boy. ^-^^"^^^^^^«"i^i™^^ Prices Good! Through Saturday in Hays Store's HOLIDAY SPECIALS Shop and Save Every Day at Hays Store! Visit Hays Store's PIECE GOODS DEPT. FOR EVERY SEWING NEED! A bullet, fired from a gun and eeping its peak muzzle velocity, would require seven years to reach he sun. Since his return, Raynor said Ije sweet potatoes and corn. • No fefcf Faster In The Reid "Jf's 100 TABLETS ONLY 49C tt Tablets Only 25C-12 Tablet Tin M FORECAST-Cooler Weather Ahead! JGURJUEE _CLOTHES For Men of Good Taste $4500 You'll find il quite worthwhile to pay us a visit to see our full showing of this season's Curlec top coals, We're displaying a wide selection of recognized styles, models and fabrics that appeal to men of good taste and sound judgement. Ask about our full line of seasonal accessories. SIZES 4 TO It Warmer In The Winter Cooler In The Sun trench coats wllh MILIUM Lining! Two-way Insulation for 3 leasons wear! Millum linings ;ive (1) warmth without weight, '2i protection against sun's rays. rVater repellent sheen gabardine in navy, brown, tan, slate. 12.98 Hat 1.98 I LANE LEISURE DENIMS Featuring beautiful Lone Leisure* Denims in all the popular solid colors, with three contrasting stripes to match each solid color, at this amazingly low price. Per Yd. WEAREVER SUITING Beautiful new Wearever Suiting in all the many popular shades. Per Yd. 80-SQUARE PR Lowensteins finest SO sq. prints in plaids checks, florals and solids. Regular 39c per Yd. Now PICKWICK DRAPERY A large selection of beautiful patterns at new low prices. 36 inches wide. Per Yd. 48" Wide ... 1.49 Per Yd. SCOITY TWEEDS Peek-ABoo printed coUons, bold plait! Cotton Tweeds. . . All sanforized and fast colors. Regular fiflc and 79c per yd. Now . reduced. Per Yd. c Men's Heavy Heavy Weight quality, water repellent, quilted lining. Warm wool interlining. Size 34 lo 52. Regular 9.95 value. HAMS Morrell'j Completely Cooked E-Z Cut—Shank Half or Whole LB. 65' ALL J5RANDS CAKE MIXES CONFECTIONERS SUGAR BAKERS 4 oz. CAN C0COANUT DEL MONTE, NO. 303 FiUIT COCKTAIL OCEAN SPRAY ' CRANBERRY SAUCE LIBBYS NO. 2'/ 2 PUMPKIN FINE SALAD DRESSING MIRACLE WHIP BUSH NO. 2, WHOLE OREEN BEANS APRIL SHOWER, NO. 303 PEIS PASCAL TENDER, GREEN for LB. BOX each 2 for 1 , ath QUALITY POTATOES FRESH GMNBERRIES McINTOSH OR T>VIG M1G APPLES ... RED TRIUMPH slalk LB. LB. MEN'S SORGO SIZES 4 TO II camput lock MELTON surcoat 100% wool melton with quilted wool interlining to lake winter's worst. Cut full and roomy, with big slash pockets. Navy, maroon, royal, kctly green. $9.98 Matching melton cap $1.98 Me«A "EVERYTHING FOR MEN AND BOYS" Fine tackle I will coats with mouton collar. Water repe!ler>.l. Quilted lining, Warm woo! interlining. Sizes 3fi to -IS. Regular 12.95. IOYS' JACKETS LB. 50 LES. EARS BOTTLE Fine tackle twill and gabardine with mouton collar. Quilled lining, warm wool interlining. Regular 5.95 value. Now only. 200 Ladies Fall DRESSES REDUCED 40% Safe Price Reg. 6.95 Reg. 8.95 & 9.95 Reg. 12.95 - - - "" Seg. 14.95 & 17.95 Sale Price Price - - Sale Price 3 5 8 9 90 90 90 90 BOSTON BUTT for LB. JALA KRAFT'S VEltfEETA !IBS 73(i WRIGLEY'S «WINGGUM BALLARDS. PILLSBURY'S PUFFIN BISCUITS 3 Pimr? FRESH GROUND BEEF 3..1.00 2 ,„ 50 Inr CHUCK ROAST 39° Steer Choice Heavy LB. „. pmm n gooiJ ZOO E. MAIN ST. Prices Good all This Week Closed all Day Thanksgiving

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