Joe Pittman, mayor, Liberal

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Joe Pittman, mayor, Liberal - THE AMARILLO DAILY NEWS. AMARILLO, TEXAS Cent...
THE AMARILLO DAILY NEWS. AMARILLO, TEXAS Cent Cut in Voted House passed a $3,469,761,100 Navy Democratic protests that the 11 per Truman's request will shrink Navy and to restore some of the $377,519,200 cut the Appropriations Committee. Advocates 'added 8126,171,000 for Navy pay money 12 100 bill de- de- brary. Re- . Thorn V, I I 1 J.HU111 and subsistence and $54,500,000 for maintenance of naval aviation. A third, by Representative Van Zandt of Pennsylvania, would have boosted by 542,000 the fund for operation of the Office of Naval Records and Li- tion by Bill Sansing of the chamber of commerce with the assistance of Rock Island trainmen. Recall Range Riders The delegation was also met by R. C. Daughtery, editor of the Hooker Advance, and Jess Parham, secretary of .the chamber of commerce. commerce. Liberal people are still talking of the Amarillo's Range Riders trip to their city last March for the premiere premiere showing of "Trail Street." The trade trippers and the Buffalo Buffalo Band staged their second parade parade of the day at Liberal. Mayor Joe Pittman, walked with Mason King in the parade to the Warren Hotel, where the Amarillo delegation was met by the city's officials family, including Mayor Pittman; C. C. Jones, president of the chamber of commerce; E. R. Zook, manager of nas made little effort to have . . - . - . his amendments adopted after Rep-innate 1011111111166 10111111116$ resentative Plumley told him: 'You|p ro |j e Q f JJff R a j| r0 a(| Deal can kick and holler about it as you use,"!want, but you're sunk." Ver-! The Texan did tell the House that the high naval officials informed him In the committee cuts, coupled with! previous reductions applied b y t h e the! Budget Bureau, would mean a re- do duction next year of 70,000 in the he shouted Rep. have planned enlisted strength of the Navy from 425,000 to 355,000 and 1 12.000 in the Marine Corps, from 97,-. 500 l.o 85,500. | Thomas said he fears the House is gambling with national security "during these troubled times." 53- to in case on accidental, in her Trade Trippers (Continued Prom Page 1) the chamber of commerce; and James Cinnamon, publisher of the Southwest Daily Times. The goodwill trippers were invited invited to attend the regular Tuesday luncheon of the Rotary Club. "Center of America" Charlie Gibson spoke in behalf of the visitors, in response to Mayor Pittman's welcoming address. The Kansas town is described as an agricultural, milling and railroad railroad cenicr. It is also headquarters for natural sas companies. Many of the brick buildings on its main thoroughfare are 30 or 40 years old. Its many paved streets are wide and clean. To imagine Liberal as one of the center-of-America towns in Kansas that Roger Babson likes to write] about, is not difficult. | Like most of the towns visited in the past two days, it has enjoyed great growth in the past six years. In 1940 its census was 4010 people, ^ow its population Is better than 10,000, according to local estimates. ' disembarked from the train, the band had started marching up Guymon's Guymon's main street to the center of town where Mayor Ralph Mathewson Mathewson extended the hospitality of the growing Sooner city to the Texas business men. Bustling, energetic Stanley Tyler, manager of the chamber of commerce, commerce, also spoke. The "thrive together" together" theme of the trip was re- WASHINGTON, May 20 (VP)--The Senate Banking Committee agreed today to continue its investigation of dealings between the Reconstruction Reconstruction Finance Corporation and the Baltimore ; Ohio Railroad. Chairman Tobey of New Hampshire Hampshire named a seven-man subcommittee subcommittee to pursue the inquiry Into an 80 million dollar loan to the railroad by RFC. The committee will meet again tomorrow. "IT'S A FINER COLA" Quality emphasized by Ted Lokoy in his the welcoming address. questioning. Souvenirs for Youngsters Mrs. Henderson was invited to di-. rect the Buffalo and Guymon bands · in a joint concert. A splitting rain served to dampen neither the en-, thusiasm of the visitors nor the citi- ! zens of the host v city. j Practically every school child in 1 Guymon was present to witness the. parade. Souvenirs were lavished on 1 them. Amarillo skullcaps will be on the heads of hundreds of youngsters, youngsters, not only in Guymon but in other cities on the route of the trade trippers for months to come. Vern Hickerson's sure-fire magician's magician's act, performed from a truck in the middle of the street, drew its customary applause. and; His best stunt was what he dei scribed as his "two-ends-and-one- the;on-each trick." suf-| Guymon is situated in the very middle of rich agricultural Texas County, Okla. Since 1940 its popula- tion has more than doubled The gives the' town 5,200 people. Amarillo tradesmen gres 3 i7e bustaes. ciSes in 'the A' regarded it as one of the most pro- rlllo trade territory. Guymon people affirm that the kinship' between Texas County and the people of the Lone Star State is a very real one. At Guymon it was learned the' special train could not visit Gruver and Stinnett because of a washout Monday night on the Stinnett cutoff. cutoff. Arrangements were made by Rock Island officials, on the train to return via Dal hart. Hooker was the last stop before lunch at Liberal, the northernmost' city of the trade trip route. Mike Gray is mayor and president of the chamber of commerce at Hooker. He addressed the ffroup over the portable public address system which was rigged up at every sta- Your Spare Time can be PROFITABLE New Flan offers civilian training with p a y . . . in dozens of skills! Ask far a mfy of "Come Aboard" The Nw C/tyfox Naral Reserve This advertisement sponsored by GRAY PHOTO SHOP 405 POLK The new SC0TT RADIO ^m PHONOGRAPH Acknowledged as the W O R L D F I N E S Mary L. Spence 908 Polk

Clipped from Amarillo Daily News21 May 1947, WedPage 2

Amarillo Daily News (Amarillo, Texas)21 May 1947, WedPage 2
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