The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 3, 1955 · Page 2
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January 3, 1955

The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

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PAGE TWO MONDAY, JANUARY 8, 19B5 Arkansas in Washington Fidbright Sougkt Union For Europe Back in 1947 By GORDON BROWN WASHINGTON (AP) — Although he probably would rather have been wrong, Sen. Fulbright (D-Ark) proved to be a good prophet on affairs in Europe. It was back in 1947 and 1948 that Fulbright pleaded with the Truman administration and the Senate to insist that European countries set up some kind of frame work looking to political unity — some United States of Europe. BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS It was back in 1941 and 1948 that Fulbright pleaded with the Truman administration and the Senate to insist that European countries set up some kind of framework looking to political unity — some United States of Europe. "It's now or never," he pleaded with his colleagues. His advice went unheeded and as he views the matter today there ie no chance now of achieving any such goal. Pulbright sought several times to amend legislation setting up the Marshall Plan to require that as a condition for aid, the European countries must agree to some plan for establishing political unity. While he obtained considerable support in the Senate, he got no help from the administration. It wasn't, he said, that the administration opposed his goal, but rather the way of achieving it. "I felt that the best way to get a sick man to take some corrective steps was to get him to agree while he's still sick," he said. "Dean Acheson (then secretary of State) thought we should get the man well first." Arkansas members of Congress are watching the cotton acreage situation closely to see what can be done to help the plight of some smaller cotton growers. Many growers are unhappy with their acreage allotments for 1955 because, as Things worked out, they will be forced to take cuts of 30 per cent or more, whereas the national acreage cut was only slightly more than 10 per cent. If allocations of state and county reserves don't take care of the situation, there likely will be a strong demand for an increase in the national allotment. Whether Congress will agree to an increase, as it did a year ago, is anyone's guess. It is certain that bills will be introduced to set the total at 19 anc a half million acres, compared with ihe figure of 18,113,000 acres set by Secretary of Agriculture Ben- Rep. Oren Harris (D-Ark) is planning: to introduce legislation early in the new session which would set up some plan of federal aid to education. He said he regards the education problem as one of the gravest in the country and schools must get some help. Many districts, he said, are bonded to the hilt to provide new facilities and need more money to increase teacher wages. Rep. Bronks Hays (D-Ark) is slated to be a member or the Dem- «JVJ9 *"" ocratic House Patronage Committee. This committee of three members passes on who should get patronage jobs around the House of Representatives. He was on this committee in the 82nd Congress. There wasn't much need for it during the 83rd Congress since the Republicans held the patronage strings. Arkansas members may move up a little in House leadership matters the coming session. There is some speculation that Rep. Priest (D-Tenn) may not want to act as Democratic whip since he will be.chairman of the House Commerce Committee. Should he step out, there is some talk that Rep. Mills (D-Ark) might be called on to, take it over. Should Priest merely want an assistant, the talk goes, he might draft Rep. Harris (D-Ark) for the job. Mills, who is close to speaker Eayburn (D-Texas), said he'd take the office only if (he leadership drafted him. It is up to the whip to have Democratic members on hand for important votes. There is also a chance that an Arkansan might be put on the important House Rules Committee although that matter hasn't "jelled" Relieve Suffering Fast-Effectively with 4-H WINNERS—Winners o( the 4-H Achievement Awards, Eldon Holsappte, left, Mitchell, Ind., and Coleta Lou McAllister, Loyal, Okla., accept the trophies awarded by President Eisenhower. tbe prizes to the pair in Chicago, 111., K Secretary at AgrfcuJturc Ezra Taft Benson. Dr. L B. Shaw Chiropedist— Foot Specialist Will Be At WALLS HOSPITAL Thurs., Jan. 6, For Appointment Call 3-4406 Is "Thank You" Enough? Somehow the words "thank you" just don't seem adequate to express the way we feel about your loyalty and patronage during the past year. No matter how flowery the words may be, they could never express our sincere appreciation for letting us serve you in 1954. We at The Farmers Bank and Trust Co. wish to show our thanks by giving you the same prompt, courteous, and efficient service throughout each day of 1955! We shall look forward to your continued patronage and to serving your every need during the next year. MAY 1955 BESTOW ITS RICHEST BLESSINGS UPON YOU AND YOURS! FROM ALL OF US ... TO ALL OF YOU ... ew an ear OUR CHIME CLOCK PLAYS: "Lord, thru this hour Be Thon our guide So by Thy power No foot shall slide." • Mississippi County's Oldest Bank • THE FARMERS BANK AND TRUST CO. TIMI TRIED — PANIC TESTED M»mb»r Federal Reserve System and f.D.I.C. KELLEY'S PRESENTS THE GREATEST SHOE SALE OF THE YEAR! incsi It's Our Big Sale of the Year! Your Best Savings Opportunity! Each year in January we go from the front to the back of our store and pull out discontinued stylet, broken stock and make some special purchases. Therefore, it's necessary for us to forget our profits and think only in terms of cleaning house for the New Year. OVER 2,000 PAIRS DRASTICALLY REDUCED To Clean House And Make Room For Hundreds Of New Spring Styles! For Children! One Group Children's ACROBAT SHOES Values to 6.95 1/2 PRICE Children's HOUSE SLIPPERS Up to 3.50 Values 1 99 One Group Children's COWBOY BOOTS and JEAN BOOTS Values to 8.9S 4 77 Our Entire Stock SLIPPER SOX For Men, Women and Children 1 / For the Ladies- One Group Ted Savals and Valentines Values up to 15.95 One Group Ladies Casuals, Flats and Dress Shoes Values to 9.95 One Group Casuals, Loafers and Dress Shoes Values to 8.95 . . One Group Ladies Nylon Hose Values to 1.65.... Onfe Group Ladies and Children's Anklets Values to 59c Prs. 8 5 3 1 1 90 90 90 00 00 LADIES HOUSE SLIPPERS Drastically Reduced Reg. 1.98 - - Now $1.00 Reg. 2.98 -- Now 1.99 Reg. 3.98 - - Now 2.99 For the Men! One Group JARMAN SHOES Values to 74.95 8 90 One Croup Men's Kingston Shoes 7.95 Values 5 90 All Men's Fur Lined ~ and Corduroy HOUSE SLIPPERS 1 /2 PRICE You'll Enjoy Shopping and saving during our Sale of the year. Sale shoes have been conveniently arranged for easy self inspection! NO fXCHANGfS — NO REFUNDS — IT'S OUR CLEAN SWEEP SALE! YOUR FftlfNDLY SHOf STORf All Ladies Sued* PURSES Values to 8.95 3 90

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