The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 22, 1953 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 22, 1953
Page 10
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER SI, 1WI BLTTHETTLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS PAGE ELEVEN Talk Is Surplus Item Among Merchants In Times of Uncertainty By SAM DAWSON NEW YORK (AP) — Talk is a surplus commodity a thfc Mm* of year. Both sides are whopping it up today, tal of a slowdown while the economy gets its second wind; tal _r » n «yi ttm<*o ^AnfiniiinfJ. of good times continuing. could bf that neither side the psychology of the consumer •'may hold the real answer. Merchant* wonder why the con.- turner has been slow this Decem- Jt her in starting his Christmas shop•' 'ping. Some think that "people just don't have the money to spend anymore." Others pooh-pooh this and point • out that whenever price conces- : :»ions make goods look right to the customers, the items are quickly cleared from the shelves. ^ . Washington officials are particu- . larly free with reassuring talk just now The administration's economic advisers are stressing that the economy is healthy and should • stay that way during 1954. But -Just in case, they're readying a Brodie Twin Goes Home For Christmas CHICAGO I* — This will be the first Christmas at home for 27-month-old Rodney Brodie, the survivor of Brodie Siamese twins. Doctors at the University of Illinois Research Hospital gave their approval to the request of Rodney's But the 3igns today ln otner )n .parents, Mr. and Mrs. Royt Brodie, dustries are n't that reassuring • to take him home :>r the holidays. gtee , out t seems headed tm a - The jubilant parents immediately sh drop this wee]c I .set out by car with him for their industry eyes balefully ''.farm home near Ferns, 111., where * > ^^ ^ the little boy can become better -„_„„ ,,„„,„„„.. „„ . the little boy •acquainted with his four brothers set of plans to be used to put • It COlUu DC inSL nciuiei DIUV-. oti u* JJKIHO tv ut. u^cu iu put in knows for «ure. Each seems to' brakes on any slowdown If it ap "»uspect the other, both aware that pears. Businessmen waichinp; the day by-day scene find a mixed pic today. The television Industry Is thused over the go-ahead signa given color TV. Both the Nattona Broadcasting Co. and the Colum bia Broadcasting System put on color television shows over th week-end. Mived Picture Raytheon Manufacturing Co, be gan shipping color TV sets to deal ers. It has been in pilot produc tion, waiting for the go-ahead. The story is good today for ti. house builders, too. The Commerce Department says new homes va ued at a total of nearly 12 billion dollars were built this year, mak ing it 600 million dollars bette- than 1952. Since World War I about 75 billion dollars has gon< into housing. This causes an official of th< National Assn. of Real Estati Boards to point out that 1954 ough to be a favorable year for the house buyer. Stock traders seem to be feeling a little better, too. Some aren' too sure how good the earnings prospects will be for business nex year, but figure that the end o. the excess profits tax could makt the chances of maintaining a high dividend rate pretty good. But the signs today in other In its products. Texas, however, ap and sisters. "We have no special plans," Mrs. Bro~e said before leaving. "Our Christmas will be similar to that I will in most homes." "We have looked forward to this for a long time," said the father. "The entire family will be present for the first time." Rodney has lived in hospitals since birth, first at St .Anthony's in Rock Island, where he and his twin, Roger, were born, then at the research hospital in Chicago. Roger died 34 days after an operation separated them Dec. 11, 1952. Surgeons still must provide a hard protective skull cover before Rodney can leave their care. parently is not worrying. After fiv straight months of cutting back th permitted output. Texas authoritle let more oil flow from th next month, to let one field expand and get in better balance with the others. Soldier Convicted In Conspiracy BERLIN Ml — U. S. Army Pvt. Robert D. Elevens was convicted yesterday of conspiring to lure American soldiers behind the Iron Curtain and consorting with Red secret police. He was sentenced to 13 years in prison. The 29-year-old soldier from Omaha, Neb., also was convicted by a seven-member general court martial of deserting twice to the Russian zone and breaking out of D. S. military stockade Berlin. Building Permits and Real Estate Transfers Three building permits were is sued by tlie city engineer last week including two for residences and an addition onto a business office. W. S. Allen is planning the con struclion of a five room, stone ve neer residence valued at $10,000 a 201 East Kentucky, while Mae Aut en Lame received a permit Co the construction of a $2,000 three room frame house at 230 Delmar. BIytheville Canning Co. was is sued a permit for the construction of a three-roo"* frame addition ._. „. .. valued at $2,500, onto its offices at in West i Locust and Broadway. | Real estate transfers recorded in Remember friends with a gift they'll remember ... a gift you'd like yourself! It's the finest of bourbon, and only the finest ,, is good enough for giving. /f KENTUCKY ST^T^ajBOrWRBkEY >8i PIOOF JAMES I. IEA1I DISTILLING COMPANY CUWONT,. KENTUCKY THE LITTLE TREE THAT TALKED I almost -forgot what I came for! $LM'cE\ wanted me to find you dnddive youthese I presents! There's somefhiftg for a//of ,/ - ' •* A Christmas Story By WALT SCOTT the office of the Circuit Clerk last week were: C. M. and Pa- ine Abbott to Wade Furniture Co., for $16,000, Lot 4, Block A, William Lee Walker Subdivision. R. H. Green to Bertie Green, for $10 and other consideration. Lot 7, Block 4, David Acres Subdivision. BIytheville Development Co. to Annie C. Home, for $550, Lots H and 15, Block 3, Wilson's First Addition. M. S. and Myra Yates to Bufus and Mary Wells, for $1,651, Loi 21, Larry's Fifth Addition. W. T. and Bessie Frank to Delores and R. B. Newlin, for S150, lot 50 x 122 ft., Lot 10, Overton Survey of W half, NW quarter, Sec. 21-T15N-R9E. James and Mary Cullins to Mrs. Oshia White, for $1,000 and assumption of indebtedness,. E 50 ft., Lot 2. Block A. Osborne-McKinnon Addition, Manila. J. L. and Mamie O'Steen to A. J. and Verda Peoples, for $1,800 Lot 8, Block 1, J. L. O'Steen Addition. James and Zella Walter to Leroy | and Odessa Carter, for 51 and satisfaction of mortgage indebtedness, 33 acres, SE quarter, NE quarter, Sec. 8-T14N-R8E. Minnie T. C'nambers to Pearley Mae Bobo, for $200, Lot 3, Block 5, H. L. Chambers Second Addition. C. H. and Martha Morgan to Bryce and Dorotha Grant, for $10 and other consideration, 40 acres, N half, S half, NE quarter, Sec. 28-T14N-R9E. Ethel S. Schoeppel to Irene Wallace, for Jl and other consideration, Lot 18, Block B, Barren Lilly Addition. S. E. and Frances Tune to Riley and Wcymouth Jones, for $10 and other consideration, Lot 12, Block C, westgate Addition. John L. and Othel Buck to Cil- ller and Dorothy Nance, for $3.695, piece ol land, Lot 12 and 13, Block A, O. J. Heuter's First Addition, Leachville. James and Redia Brooks to tSerl- ing and Juanitn Cook, for $420. and assumption of indebtedness, Lot 2, Block 4, David Acres Subdivision. Time to wrap the presents, Finish cleaning house- Got ready for the evening Wiien all's quiet as a mouse. TO OUR MANY FRIENDS AND CUSTOMERS! WE WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY FRIDAY & SATURDAY WIN CAMPBELL DISTRIBUTOR LION OIL PRODUCTS /?. A (? ,.(. , a ^fift Certificate vrfo L^oal h Hart-Schaffner and Marx Every mrtn appreciates a Hart Schaffner and Marx gift certificate. It's the one way to please even the hardest-tb-please. Expertly tailored, beautifully styled suits and sport coast in the latest fabrics and patterns are here for his unlimited selection. There's a style and size to please every man. Make him happy C:..istmas morning with a Hart Schaffner & Marx gift certificate. You Can Still Select From a Fine Array of Nationally Advertised Gifts for Men Stetson Hats Knox Hats Florsheim Shoes Stafford Robes Arrow Shirts McGregor Sportswear Arrow Sportswear Beau Brummel Ties Arrow Ties Interwoven Socks Hicks Belys Samsonite Luggage Pleetway Pajamas McGregor Slacks Alligator Rainwear Arrow Handkerchiefs Cooper Socks McGregor Sweaters MEAD'S Ill MAIN *T«llf

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