The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 23, 1953 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, December 23, 1953
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f AGE TWO Bl.YTHKVII.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, TOCTTOBER 88, U.S. Housewife May Get Prese/tf Jews Again Hit •* •*. « • O/ Official Cost-of-Living Drop WASHINGTON tfi — The Amcrl-*- can housewife mny pet a Christ- m»s gift today in the form of official word that the rnst of llvinE has dropped a Mule lor the first time in elcht months. In advance of the issuance of the Bureau of Labor Statistics' official index. It seemed likely that lower prices for food anrt clothinc would be major factors in haltinc a moderate rise which has continued unbroken sinee last February. The expected decline would knock about 1.100,000 railroad em- ployes out of the pennv-fin-honr •waee boost due tbem hfd IHe index stayed at Its October level. Their waee rates are (reared bv union- manapement contract to changes in Ihe index. Tne bureau's ficures loday reflect mid-November livinc "osts. The index measures consumer price changes in principal cities from month to month, but its compilation lags about a moniri. A decline ivould indicate =ome : success for the Eisenhower fldnvn- . istration's pledge to stabilize the ; economy. > Only last month, when the liv- j in.e cost Index rose to set a new record for a fifth straicht month. ! Labor Statistics Commissioner EW- ; an Clasue. whose airencv compiles ; the index, said he fell the nation's j period of inflation had reached an end. Clapue said livlnff cost declines durinp the next few months may be expected since food prices normally fall seasonally In the wintertime. The steady livinp cost rise has been marked by successive monthly increases in costs of rents and other services, while toad prices have remained fairly steady even though farm prices declined. Apparently the farm price drop is now reaching the grocery store level. By Persecutions New Wove Sweeping Over Soviet Union'i European Satellites important Treaty The Rusli-Baftol Treaty, Kljznecl J In 18)1, Is one of the most Impor Lint in American history. It limited naval armament nf the United States and Canada on the Great Lakes. CONFESSIONAL GOES OUTDOORS—Thro- women un^i at open-air confessionals al Ihc Sanctuary ot the Divine l.ove ne;ir Rome, Italy. The confessionals, believed to be the only oukioor rural confession boxes, were erected near tae spot where the Madonna is reported to have appeared to a Roman girl in 1760. Christmas Party But No Santa: Catholic Scotches Yule 'Fable' find Rrcord. Negro Churches Plan Observance Of Emancipation BALTIMORE '#>—For Ihe first [will receive loclny. tomorrow and time, in 32 years St. Alphnnsus on Christina. 1 :; Day." School ypslcrdny cave its pupils However, not nil IhP Roman a Christmas party without a Santa Ca(hoMc cler(?y Chared the posl . r] "'"* tion of the monsfgnor. 1 The Indiana Cathol iind Ihe Rev. Paul Courtney in Indianapolis, said editorially in its current. Issue: "We hope the Baltimore prelale has a change of heart and doesn't carry out his plan. Some of the VIENNA. Austria i/Ti — Wostorn diplomats in Vienna said today a nppnrrmlv aimed at crushing all opposition to communism Is sweeping ihe Soviet Union's European Their assessment followed announcement by the Union of Communities in Austria ' UJCA i nii;ht thai it had protested to Commnnist-ruled HunRary against a secret trial nf three Hungarian Jewish leaders reported under way in BudapeM. Reports received in Vienna las.1 week said that three other East European .Jewish leaders already have )>een fried and sentenced in {funerary. Jewish fipure.s in Romania and Czechoslovakia, also have been reported either tried janri jiuVd or awaiting trial. The U.JCA protest was made in communication to I.enard Rscri, j Hungarian minister in Vienna. It ! (!' ';iaiHi°d fhat ihe Red Hungarian ! soverninenf, free the three men, identified as: Dr. Beln Denes, former head of the Zionist movement in Hungary; f Ufni'ik Galos, lormcr secretary j 301 E. Main general nf Ihe Zionist organization in Budnpe.K!. and. Abraham Kor-, a representative of Hungarian Orthodox Jews. All reportedly were charged with committing "crimes of ZionLst activity and having contact with Zionists abroad." | on street corners." Jn simple words, Fnther Men; delis loUl lite story of Christ's birth and urye.d lh rt m to nssociate -islnias Dny with that, rattier „,..„,._• of the 90th annlvrrsary of '-"an with Santa Glaus? the Emancipation Proclamation. ( "It is mie thcrfi lived a man Pastor of Ihe Mount Zlon M. B. ' u 'h°sc name wa.s Si. Nicholas, who Claus. "Pagan elf t.hat the traditional Snnta Clans is." explained the Ht. Rev. Louis .1. Menelis to 240 younpst.ei's. "be is a Rood spirit who lives only in books, in the popular land nl (aivies and hobRob- 'lins, and is not ihe real piver of | t.hc Rifts you receive nt Christmas." The Catholic priest told the kids, I little ones nre impredicLable. They ranging from :i to about H there i .n'Rht ronlinue to cherish their ron- was no place in (he reliffious rele- Ivictioa-? about Sr;Ha Clrus rnd stm- bratlon for "the Santa Clans thntlP'y deside there aren't really any many of you have seen standing j monsitrnnrs Fresh iodine spots may be re moved with soap and water. Dr. Fred T. Guy. president of (he Arkan^fts Negro Baptist convent'on. '. will speak at the Piteram R n st.. Church Jan, 1. at 2 p.m. tn bishop of the Catholic Church many centuries rnio," he said. "He was kind to the poor. He 'had especial love for the children : and his feast is kept by the Catholic, Church ever year on Dec. B j .. But because St. Nicholas . . . : kne.\v and loved .Icsus as his Cod and Snvimir of the world, he would never ('.onsen I. U> fa bo the place. 1 , of Jesus at ChrisimnsMme ns rhe School and Interdenominational; plvrr of Rlf , R 1hnt ynu aU rncP U'p. God i.s the fiivpr of all Rood Rifts, and Je.sus who is God ... is the real River of the cifts that you Church at Little Rock, he will re- ; count the progress of the Negro in the United States. The propram if beinc cone with the cooperation of the interdenominational Ministerial Al-i liance ani Negro farmers and pro- • Sessional men. Music for the program will be furnished by the Harrison Hien choirs. SYCAMORE HOUSE al Ark-Mo. Slate Line Specializing in • CRAI'IME • STEAKS • COUNTRY HAM Opcrafrd h.v Jimm.T Robertson PHONE ni)22 Nixon's Father Critically III 1,'^a Shopping finished, •AH is done. Echo Tiny Tim end soy, "God bless us, evcry.~:"e;" CHRISTMAS SPECIAL PUPPIES Give a Parakeet for Christmas. Young; birds all colors. IJraiiliful chrome Mr\io;\n Ued Head The PET SHOP 13.1 S. Division Ph. 8075 PHOENIX. Ariz. Nixon, 75-year-old I/P} B'rmin^ham. Ala., to Los Aimeles I via American Airlines last nigh I j j when he suffered what, fU first was j Frank A.; thought to have been a heart at.-i [at-her of Vice tank. Siibscqucnlly, doctors said he President Richard Nixon, lav crlli-j wns .suffering from a Rn.strin hem- cally ill at St. Joseph's Hospital j orrn8RP . The airliner made an, here today. j em erRency landing to speed his re-I He was flying wit-h his wife from j mnvnl lo a hospital. E'RE counting among our many blessings the privilege to enjoy your friendship, good will ond patronage . . . VV E wish you all the joys and happiness o( Christmas. May yours be a Merry one! RAYMOND ZACHRY INSURANCE AGENCY 111 North First Street EXPERT SERVICE COMPLETE FURNACES Jimmie Edwards FURNITURE CO. Phone 2487 Serving Northeast Arkansas & Southeast Missouri" 109 South Fifth Blytheville May Santa's well-filled pack hold wondrous things in store: All the things you've ever wanted, and many, many more! WOOD'S DRUG STORE At this gay, holiday time, let us offer best wishes from of us to a!I of you. We are extremely grateful for your friendship and patronage during the year. It is our hope that yours will be a most merry Christmas and a happy and very prosperous New Year. We Will Be Closed All Day Saturday, Dec. 26 MISSISSIPPI COUNTY LUMBER COMPANY HUFFMAN BROS. LUMBER COMPANY DELTA LUMBER COMPANY ROBINSON LUMBER COMPANY BUILDERS SUPPLY COMPANY WRIGHT SUPPLY COMPANY

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