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Maryville Daily Forum, The (Newspaper) - December 23, 1947, Maryville, Missouri TWO SECTIONS He 16 PAGES Vol. 38 No. 365 TUESDAY DECEMBER 23, ts In Plea Is Renewed For Industry to Lower Its Prices By STERLING P. GREEN renewed White House plea for tries to lower prices and trim profits went out to business today together urging a policy ol price President Truman's three-man council of economic advisers de- clared in its second annual report that today's high-level economy can be supported by artificial through 1948 or Should Look Ahead But businessmen should look the report to times when abnormal export and military pent-up ages bad crops no longer buoy UP die the council businessmen now should seek a pattern of prices and production that will maintain a brium ot a hiph production other prosperity without booms and price the council the lowest consistent with a lair return In u rather than the price that the traffic will bear in an unstable Housing Industry The presidential advisers picked tils industry as perhaps best illustration of the need for keener market and for a more realistic so thitt maximum production may be we tire now producing housing or extremely by prewar this production x x x is on meeting the needs or of those Jn the per the council reported Income Tc Ihe extent that homes for poorer families are it the cost is so to income that some day will confront the Thus the price pattern not augur well for huh of housing production yhen the thin luxury market is As Tor a of income and values the council said this cannot be at- by merely tor more production and still j seems clear that in reaching thK equilibrium many industrial prices must come at least In relation to other Rales of Profit Must Subside rates of profit must sub- skle while reasonable profitability established in other Gross tn the wage structure must rectified x x For the report must in future have much higher consumption in the lower and middle The ber of the well-to-do will not be able to the possible output of con- Capt. Charlo Army test made Lhe first super- sonic than in to Week He made the flight in thr Bell NEA Grays Continue Yuletide Custom Tiie oyster stew will be st when nineteen of the Ira Gray family gather the family one and miles easl of tomorrow annual Christmas re- For ihe twenty-nine years Mr. Mrs. Gray have been host to the of three Mrs. Rny Hiu Carl i Mrs. Harry Santa Calif. Miss Addie R. Yeo Funeral to Be Friday Miss Addie Rue 83 years of died at 8 o'clock this ing at the St. Francis hospital where she had a patient since she suffered a stroke December 14. been a resident of for 28 years and had resided ftt 315 West Thompson Miss Yeo was a member of the First church nnd the M. Funeral will be held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon at the price funeral The D. pastor of the First Christian will conduct the Burial will be in the Odd Fellows section of Miriam She was born July 29, 1865, at N. the daughter ol the late Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Shris survived by four C. Yeo and Lewis S. Grant and Harry Kansas and several nieces and the week and with the ol some of tiie a trer from their nearby timber it lor the oo lor which they plan fjom year to Put on The Gray's children their tins year will total nineteen with two spend the jr. the room farm home of the Grays in order to have their Christinas early Christmas long as members of the family arc young in Gray puts bells about him tltp in to wani the that jo to bed so Santa can visit their He leaves candy and Christmas on the front porch for the children before they This year the family will remain at the home for a turkey ner it brim Gray's 10 entertain the Guests this year will include Mr. and Mrs. Roy Hurst and iene and of Maryville and the his wife and their one of the of Kansas Mr. and Mrs. Carl Gray arid their Donovan hLs wife and Kathy Ihe and tun is aij of and Mr. Mrs. Harry and Ann and Norman of Santa Calif. Visit in California Dr. and Mrs. C. W. Kirk of kins have gone to Baldwin to their Mrs. Kalph ana Mr. Edwards and son and Dr. Kirk's Mrs. Fred and Center of Calif. They plan to spend the holidays at the Edward's Mrs. James Jackson Rites Funeral services were held in yesterday after- noon for James JacKson of former who died last Agnes Guenther left today lor Calif. She will be accompanied home toy her 6-Day Watch There'll Be No Wet Weather to Slow Santa By The Associated Press From early indications there will be no wet weather to slow up Santa Clans on his nationwide tour on Christmas The weather bureau reported dry weather prevails most of the Light reported in a small aiea of central Indiana and west Ohio was moving Rain also feO alons the Washington Snow flurries fell jn the Lake Superior Temperatures throughout the country are at seasonal The coldest weather today was in North with the mercury near the aero mark ut Grand Forks and THE WEATHER OBSERVATIONS nt i in. 1 m. 30 .IS nielii T nl 2B 1 ilfin lodny 1 acri today on d7 (i iff tonight Run MISSOURI FORECAST Fair clearing east and sooth lowest 20-25 25-30 fair and winner highest 45 north to SO Prompt Cab Catholic Churches Make Plans for Christmas Services Services In local Catholic churches will be early mas morning and the Holy Family Church at Conception Junction will have a midnight high mass Christmas The Fr. Louis Meyer of the church has announced that the Christmas eve mass will be preceded by Christmas carols by the The church will have low masses beginning at 8 o'clock Christmas The Rev. Fr. Joachin of Conception will assist the Rev. Fr. R. E. Lhe high ai 6 Thursday morning at St. Patrick's Low masses will be said at 8 o'clock and o'ClocK Christinas A 6 o'clock high mass wijl be held at St. Mary's church mas the Rev. Fr. Isidore announced St. Mary's church also will have low at o'clock and 9 Christmas The regular church choir will sing for ihe services with Miss Hilda Lahr accompanying and under the direction of Ralph Margaret Gets Ovation By ED CREAGH WASHINGTON A blonde young woman billed modestly as had the nation's capital lit her feet and the Urges New Canal Outside Panama BULLETIN WASHINGTON Gen. Prank T. dor to Panama said after a con- ference with President Truman today he believes an agreement will be reached with Panama for the United States to have bases The Panama assembly ed last night an agreement for the United States to leave 14 military bases on Panamanian WASHINGTON Rep. En- gel suggested today that the United States construct a new canal outside Pan- ama if that nation Insists upon de- defense bases chairman of the House subcommittee on de- told Influenced by Communists is no doubt in my mind but iv hat the act of the Panama national assembly was influenced at least in part by Use Communist movement in the canal The Panama assembly voted down last night an allowing the United States 14 leased military on Panamanian American government officials United States forces will con- to use the bases despite the assembly's They explained that a 1942 agreement for their use runs until the final peace treaties of world II are Disputes Agreement Panama disputes tion of the 1942 Engel critics might say what they that if Panama continues its after waie of in present leaves us no the 23-year old Singer's j but to look to new canal the joined constitution where Miss Truman wound up her to st concert tour before a celebrity audience of 4.000 last Practically everybody who was anybody In Washington was court In evening and with enough ermine on their backs to a white The house had been sold at site arid development ol the present He are not going to spend hundreds of millions of lars in developing the present canal or for a sea level canal at the ent when we can not obtain bases to defend the in times or Would Withhold Funds shall recommend to the committee the withholding prices up to ii for a of tor development of the Four Encores canai site until such time as Miss Truman didn't stretch the w to me facts when she commented after- No Chance for a White Christmas in This Area CITY The weather bureau sees no chance of a white Christmas in the state area of Oklahoma and The it reported calls tor mild temperatures mas clay with partly cloudy skies in Nebraska and Missouri and generally fair weather in These temperatures are in the north to W in the in the northwest to 6tf In In to 50 to 65 over the wards that it was very cordial It applauded with each of her twelve from Mozart arias to the It asked for and sit four And It noted the grin that spread across the President's face when his only her arms forming a sang nn Italian He said not long ago that he'd rather be a than the father of a Concert But those Tone Constricted One said tn public what some of Uie audience said in private after I shall recommend the Of money to check all for- mer surveys of other canal sites orii to make surveys for a new canal outside There have been proposals in the past that the United States con- struct a canal through Engel did not mention but said am sure there are other countries in central America that would be glad to give us defense bases If we develop another Would Cost 2 Billions well defended canal is not essary for us but for every north the applause died They said the woman was charming and did the best she failure to acquire the ments Of good singing must be laid directly at the feet of her wrote Paul Hume in the ton Truman's tone is so constricted that it is barely sible to tell what her natural voice is Miss Truman's teacher is Thomas J. Stri elder of Kansas Alice Brerman of the Evening Star said Miss Truman's voice had training has not its natural quality but it has not been advanced to the artistic x x x Long Road Ahead voice will never be large but it can be polished and and her inherent musical sensitiveness Is an asset towards an artistic But line road is still long and not to be followed via the concert The Glenn DUlard said Miss Truman is a whose voice has birdlike and he rather liked her performance from few accidents of pitch and No breath of criticism appeared to trouble Miss Truman as she and south American country that depends on the canal in times of peace and Engel said proposals for a sea level canal call for expenditure in America of approximately American government officials in- this taking any will await the outcome of the presidential election In Pan- ama next May 9 and any possible new move by The canal zone proper Is not in- volved in the Ten miles it belongs to the United The rejected signed early this have given the U. S. use of the huge at Rio Hato in for ten years with an option to renew for ten Used War Rio Hato is the only air base anywhere near tiie canal that can accommodate the It is 70 miles northwest ot Panama The thirteen other defense sites of various types would have been ed for five Title would have remained with The bases are the remainder of 134 defense sites which the U. B. and In a rose-colored The army wearing a full-skirted ment considers them vital to defense gown of white satin brocade a low back and tiered Frequently she threw smiling at box No. 13 where the sat with Mrs. his sister and other relatives in town to spend Christmas at the White A Grand Reception smiled at daddy once when I was sinking of Ihe part that goes do not target my I couldn't of the canal Doyle Service Wednesday Funeral services for William T. 91 years of died at his West Seventh night be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the funeral The Methodist Dr. waiter B. will conduct the Burial mill he tell whether he the young Oak Hill singer said Mr. who had never heard his daughter tn concert sent The cabinet chipped In on on page 3) Mrs. E. M. Furby of St. Louis is her Ray and Mr. for the 1 All Christmas Families Adopted Maryville individuals and were still telephoning the City Hall morning in an fort to a needy family for Christmas day but the mayor had to The families have all been and are nicely taken care of for Thank you for A total of 47 needy nine more than were listed in day's have been sured of a more cheerful Christmas by the of their individuals and The good Samaritans dug into their pockets and hearts deep enough to assure each of Ihe 47 fa mi 11 PS an dant Christmas and candy and A complete list of persons and adopting s not made but the following organizations adopted one or more Phi Siff Epsilon ity of Lions Maryville high school and Ihe Maryville Business and Professional Prank Buhler of n former local through Henry Buhler of adopted 14 families for the straight Mayor Emery whose is a clearing douse for tide is gratified She adopters far outnumber the adoptees this Not many years ago thp list of needy families would total nearly a hundred and request after re- quest hnd to be run 111 papers to gel all ihe families adopted and cared for by ber 25. Union Church Services A Christmas eve union service for protestant churches will be held at the Methodist church beginning at 10 o'clock tomorrow Dr. Walter B. will con- duct the assisted by the Rev. rector of St. Paul's Episcopal and the Rev. Franklin pastor of the First Christian Mr. and Mrs. Charles B. Sewell and Linda of Dodge spent last night with Mr. and Mrs. S. A. ery and Mr. ana Mrs. H. L. Sewell is a brother of Mrs. Montgomery and Mrs. Blessed Events Mr. and Robert E- Van Vactor of Stanberry are the parents of a son born at o'clock yesterday at the St. Francis The baby weighed six pounds and fifteen Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Craven of are the parents of a seven four and one-half ounce daughter born at o'clock last night at the St. Francis Mr. and Mrs. Donald E. Kretchmer of Tarkio announce the birth of- a son at the Francis hospital at o'clock this The baby weighed eight pounds and four and Mr. and Mrs. Flavel King of nard are the parents of a son born at o'clock this morning at the St. Francis The weighed pounds and twelve and A weighing seven pounds nnd six and one-half bom to Mr. and Mrs. Lester Childress ol Barnard at o'clock this ing the St. Francis Mr. and Charles Cramer of announce the birth of a six pound son this ing at an Independence Mrs. Cramer is the former Miss daughter of Mrs. Mary Colle of HAS NEW MEANING tile long silent because of speech were raised gleefully hy children at the tute of at in a to Santa Clam at the children's animal Christmas The have undergone intensive drill and practice at the Institute nnd many are talking and singing this year for the first Christmas Time Christmas Each candle Recalls again When that That from To of That humble It sheltered Of greatest Me to live on The Golden Gates were set ajar For at crossing of the Upon the Cross of Now comes another Silent That made from eternal Shines on drawn every And ail comforts of arts and science yield The proofs of His From His great those a Can here and fulfill By easing lifting For those left ilv road And feel the pinch of His teachings should It is better to give than to There exists a conscience and a For those who turn to And hold out hands charity hears sweet from rolling When towns and farm lands To rush relief to foreign For needy friend and While our spread in Let us not The March of That the white plague stands as haunting That cancer lurks as a graveyard That the Red Cross stems disaster's More than we may Nnw come to Let hands extend To those in both and In Yuletide give and hear Some voice give thanks for bread to The soldiers of two World Wars Preserving doctrines that He Let seeds of kindness now bo sown In lands less favored than our And spread for all Christmas In Yuletide let all Praise Him who gave that we might Join in the Holy For guidance on our paths and To chart course through coining E. sr. Five Buildings Are Burned in Oklahoma Town OKLA. A fire which started on the ground floor of the Commercial hotel and five buildings in the business district of this southeastern homa mountain town of 1.000 was brought under control after three No one Bucket brigades played a blj part in fighting the This report came by from two Oklahoma highway patrolmen who drove to the scene from their station at Badio Only The Vernie Vogler and E- B. estimated damage would be in a report to their dis- Lt. C. Haley at The have the only means of communication at present from the the buildings 1 destroyed j The Commercial a 2-story i frame the Main a j 2-story brick Holt's variety i a hardware and furniture 1 store and Dr. Jones office Water Pressure Low Fire departments came from and Wilburton to aid the Talihina fire department but because of low water pressure bucket brigades were Citizens climbed to roofs of Ings on trie south side of main pulled UP buckets of water by rope and saved them while flames the five buildings which were on the north side or the j Telephone communication was disrupted apparently when fire ate through which ran the I main Electric also was The hotels and two apartments in the brick building were all occupied but everyone 1'ostofflre Threatened The fire for a time threatened the j postoffice and citizens aided j men and policemen in removing the 1 number of Christmas letters Others In removing the from the two hotels and the j The furniture was stacked in the Simp keepers in the path of trie fire moved out their A high and low water sure when the fire broke cut firemen as the took hold Of tile ancient hotel it. Origin of the fire was not determined Three Are Killed When Rocket Train Hits Gas Transport Island passenger train with gasoline transport truck ai a grade crossing seven miles southwest of here enveloping the loco motive and two cars in flames and killing three Engineer pete Modlin of and Fireman John Campbell of Colorado were burned to death in the The truck driver was instantly No passengers or other men were believed seriously In addition to the locomotive the baggage car and mail with packages and fire and were practically The the Rocky tain westbound out of FKA Office to Clow Louli M. manager of the Farm and Home Administration announced today that the office will be closed from I to S o'clock Wednesday afternoon and also OP British Tommies Fight Against Arabs North of Jerusalem JERUSALEM British mies fought today against Arabs who attacked traffic north of and Arab bullets raked procession on the Mrs. Nellie Potts Funeral to Be Wednesday Nellie 71-year-old Junction died denly at o'clock Monday night at the home of her sister and and Mrs. Prank Nicholas of Funeral will lie held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Burlington Methodist church of which she was a The Rev. J. Wesley Miller win con- duct the Burial will be In the Ohio She was born 22, 1810. at and came to Missouri when she was a small She lived in the vicinity of Graham un- til 1B3B when she moved to ton Junction and had there In 1S30 she was married to William He died in 1939. Besides her Mrs. she is survived by one R. E. Harvey of St. three nephews and one Kellogg Rites Wednesday Funeral services for Mrs. Harry Kellogg of Clearmont will be held at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon at the Clearmont Baptist Mrs. Kellogg died Monday afternoon at the Ford hospital in Burial will in the Clearmont sacred luDunt of the A green Arab a slipover sweater led the highway at- tackers in a wild exchange of fire with n British army sources The convoy hillsides above Bab El from which at- bullets wounded a Swedish Journalist and eight Jews this At British forces brought to port ft two-masted refugee carrying BOO Jewish ations were made immediately to transfer the immigrants to detention camps on Arab casualties were unknown in the highway duel in which one Brit- ish officer was Army said the convoy raked the at- position with 10.000 Baby in Incubator Mrs. Eugene Hecker of has been returned to her home from the Mercy hospital in St. Her infant Mildred is still in the hospital's The baby was born November H. Miss Katherine who has been visiting Mrs. Will and ter and her Mrs. B. D. left today for Sioux and New York City before to her MUs Foreman of is spending the holidays with her Mr. and Mrs. Charles Buy that tnm bolt's for beat results Williams
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