The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 23, 1951 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, April 23, 1951
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PAGE TWELVE BLYTHBV1LLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Labor and Agriculture Eyed as Next Target For Inflation Controls WASHINK.TON, April 23. (AP)— The administration's drive to stiffen inflation controls is about to switch to labor and agriculture, now that the toughening job on business Is being completed. A new wage stabilization board, established over the weekend by President Truman, will have as one of its first, Uisks the problem of a freeze on furlher living-cost pay increases for workers. A somewhat similar plan for agriculture—a freeze in further changes in parity—Is expected to be included among Mr. Truman's recommendations to Congress for changes In the Defense Production Act. A return to wartime food subsidies Is another probable proposal. Any proposal to freeze farmers' parity. Senator Mnybank (D-SC) predicted, "doesn't stand a chance." Maybank, head °f the Senate Banking Committee which handles wage- price control legislation, told a reporter "congress not only will reject it, but in my opinion will write a provision into [he law making a freeze on parity specifically Illegal." Hope for the lifting of some economic controls by early 1353, barring an all-out war, was expressed meanwhile by Economic Stabilizer Eric Johnston. ' Danger Will Last On a broadcast yesterday, however, Johnston snid the full impact of military spending has not yet hit the economy and he said "the drin- ger of inflation will be with us as long "as the threat of Communist aggression is with us." That new curbs on labor and agriculture are being considered was hinted by Johnston in another sta- temment. Tn establishing a new industry earnings standard as a yardstick for allowing price increases, be said: "We all recognize thai inflation can't be slopped by piecemeal approaches or halfway measures. There must be firm stabilization policies in every area to support the increasing tempo and magnitude of our military defense and production program." Johnston's new earnings standard bars any* Industry from receiving price increases If the Industry's dol-! lar profits exceed 85 per cent of| the profits averaging for the three ' best yesr out of the four in the 1946-49 period. No Price Increases individual firms within an industry, even though their own earnings may be less than the 85 per cent standard, cannot get price Increases If their entire industry Is averaging above the standard. Johnston said there may he some exceptions to this for hardships or especially needed materials. Distributors anil retailers also will be generally held to the 85 per cent : refits standard before increases will be considered. The Office of Price Administration is moving rapidly to establish dollars and cents price ceilings on all Items. An interim step toward this will be the general manufacturers price regulation to be Issued by Price Director Michael V. Dl Salle on Wednesday. Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS, 111, April 23 {/Pi— (USDA)-Hogs 17,000; active; weights 180 Ibs up steady to 15 higher lhan Friday's average; lighter weights and sows steady to 25 higher; bulk good and choice 180-240 Ibs 21.50-75, top 2I.T5 fairly freely mostly for choice luo-220 Ibs- 240-300 Ibs mostly 21.00-50; 150-170 Ibs 20.00-21.50; 120-140 Ibs 17.2519.75, mostly 18.00 up; 100-110 Ibs 15.25-17.50; sows 400 Ibs down 10.2520.25, heavier sows 18.00-19.00; most, itags 14.00-16.50; boars 12.00-15,00. Cattle 3,500, calves 1,100; opening active in all classes with some high good and choice steers 25 or more higher 'at 35.00-37.25; a few good and choice heifers and mixed yearlings 34.00-35.50; cows strong; utility and commercial cows 2G 0029.00; oanners and cutters so'oo- 26.00. Stomp Honoring Confederate Vets To Be Out May 30 A gray stamp showing n Confederate soklier will he issued from (he Norfolk, Va., Post Office on May 30 to commemorate the final reunion of (he United Confederate veterans, Biytheville Postmaster Ross S. Stevens said today. Central design of the three-cent stamp depicts a Confederate veteran as he appears today. Behind him is a Confederate soldier as a youth. In the upper left corner of the design 1.5 an hourglass representing time, most of which lias run out as indicated by the sand in the lower hair of the glass. Mr. Stevens said. Stamp collectors desiring flrst-dny cancellations of this stamp may send not more than ten self-addressed envelopes to the Postmaster, Norfolk, Va., with money order remittance to cover the cost of the stamps. Covers will Ire mnchine- cAiicclai, Mr. Stevens said. Barley to Speak To Ki wan ions The Rev. Roy I. Bagley, pastor of the First Methodist Church, will be guest speaker at the Kiwanis Club's "Minister's Day" program at Hotel Noble Wednesday noon. All ministers in Biytheville have been invited to attend the meeting as guests of the club. The Rev. Harvey Kidd, a member of Ihc Kiwanis Club, Is in charge of the program. Hurst and Morley Hove New Squabble LITTLE ROCK, April 23. (rt'j — State Sen. Q. Byrum Hurst and Arkansas Revenue Commissioner Dean Morley had another legal run-in today. It was over charges against s group of Hot Springs bnr and club operators accused of violating state alcohol beverage regulations. Morley refused lo grant Hurst, Hot Springs attorney, additional' time in which to prepare defense litigation for the operators. JUST IN CASE—Holes for explosive charges are cut into the main pillars of a Frankforl, Germany, bridge in preparalion for any emergency in which the span would have to be destroyed. Local (-pmmunists have been squawking about these defensive measures taken by the Allied powers. Red slogan on pillar says: "Remember 1945." State Education Group Plans Distribution of School Money LITTLE ROCK. April 23. «>, — The Arkansas Board of Education today matte temijorary plans Tor distribution of money given the public schools by the recent special session of the Legislature. However, actual spending of the money hinged on whether Governor McMath signs the bill appropriating STORM (Continued from Page 1) out. Karm Buildings Dama^rd A barn and a tenant house on the L. T. Burnham farm at Yarbro were demolished by the wind anil another tenant house was damaged Some farm tools housed in the barn also were damaged, Mr. Burnham reported. Other damage in the Yarbro area Included a tool shed blown down on the J. C. McRay farm und n tenant house and tool shed damaged on the J. D. Hcmby farm. Clyde Shibley. manager of the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company office here, snlil that toll lines handling 10 circuits were damaged Saturday when the roof of a nearby house was blown off and struck the wires. Repairs 'were completed in about eight hours, he said. Arkansas-Missouri Power Company here reported only isolated service calls during the storm. The wind also had its freakish moments. Night Marshal Henry SIbley of Leachvillo reported that the front porch of his home was torn loose, blown over a building and dropped to the ground 175 teet ftway. . A light bulb in the porchllght fixture completed the trip unbroken an additional $1,900,000 for the schools and an audit of the account from which the money will be taken. Education Commissioner A. B Bonds said he lum not been told whether the governor would sign the bill which would permit schools to take up lo $1,900,000 from the revolving loan fund. The board adopted a resolution which authorized allocation of SI 100.000 it expccf.s lo be available if the governor signs the hill. Bonds said that an audit of the revolving loan fund (money set aside for loans to school district for construction purposes! may produce an additional S800.000. But. he added, school districts can be assu—id of at least Sl.ltlO.OOO if the transfer is approved by McMath. Should the governor sign the bill It would mean that Arkansas' school districts would receive an additiona four per cent in slate aid anf grants. The districts had been told that, because of a drop in state revenue they could expect only 8C per cent of the 529,000.000 npnro- priated by the 1049 Legislature. 1,202 Doctors to Be Drafted in Summer WASHINGTON, April 23. I,T> — The Defense Department called today for the draft of 1.202 doctors during July, August and September Of/icl.lls said the draft call Is needed because there have not been enough volunteers to fill medical needs. If enough doctors volunteer the present requisition will not be necessary, the department said. First speech by radio across both American continent and acoss the Atlntic was accomplished In 1915. M04JDAY, APRFL U. S. and Britain Need Each Other, Ex-Official Says NEW YORK, April 23. (AP) — Lewis W. Douglas, former ambassador to Great Britain, said today the United States and Britain need each other now far more than "at any time In their history." "In,between the two major seats of pou'cr—the U.S.S.R. In the east and the United States in the west —Britain represents the last, reliable bastion of strength between the iron curtain and our own shores," Douglas said. He spoke at the annual luncheon of tlie Associated Press. Douglas, now chairman of the board of the Mutual Life Insurance Co. of New York, was ambassador to Britain from 1047 until late In 1950. (See Related Story on 1'ase 3) Enjoy the FRIENDLY SERVICE 1 of our bank All our .services ;irc here for you (« enjoy. 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Out his reference to the military expenditures was a new note which Labor Party moderates interpreted .as. an open appeal for support from ,the parly left wing which he leads. With Labor's majority in the House of Commons now at a slim five votes, Bevan would need only a handful of supporters to bring the government down it he carried his opposition to the extreme. Hearings on Reds Open WASHINGTON. April 23. (AP)— Public hearings open today on whether the Communist Party in the United States must register as an organization controlled from abroad. Attovlgzncrnl McGrath has charged it is bossed from Moscow. Manila Man Fined $25 in Stabbing Case Albert Thomas Price of Manila was lined $50 and cosls In Municipal Court this morning on a charge of assault with a deadly weapon after officers said he accldently stabbed his three-year-old daughter In the leg with a knife during an altercation with his wife Saturday. The court suspended $25 ol "the fine on recommendation of the prosecuring attorney, price entered a plea of guilty. Chief of Police Lee Baker of Manila told the court, the child was stabbed by Price during an argument with his wife. Officer Baker said Stella Shepherd, who rooms at the Price home, grabbed the youngster during the argument, and started to run between Mr and Mrs. price, it was then the child was slabbed, he said. J. W. Pntton of Leachville was fined $25 and costs on a charge of reckless driving. He was arrested following an accident .on Buckeye Road near Po|)lar Corner between a pickup truck driven by him and a car dmeii by Jimmy Steelc of Hornersville, Mo. The accident occurred on (lie approach of a one-way bridge. Both vehicles suffered heavy damage. James \ycstbrook of near Luxorn and L. M. Stevens each were fined $100 and costs and sentenced to one day in jail on charges of driving while under the infhtencc^of liquor. Red Air Force Said To Be Ready to Enter Korean War in Mass TATPEH. Formosa. April 13.— (/Pj—The newspaper Hsin Sheng Pao said today an International Red nir force is ready to leap into the Korean War. The newspaper, spokesman for the Formosiin provincial government, said its Information cnme from informed sources but did not Identify them. It satrt the air force was composed of Russians, Mongolians, Germans, North Koreans, Poles, Japanese and some Chinese Reds. All planes to be used by this force were Russian-built, Hsin Sheng Pao said. Magazine Publishes 'Eye-Witness' Description of U. S. Atomic Bomb NEW YORK, April 23. (/F>—Look Magazine today publishes what It says Is the first eye-witness description o( the A-bomb, This comes from Jim B«nyman, WAR (Continued from Page 1) punishing U.N. afr and artillery attack. A second regiment was moving up to Join It. Correspondent Randolph said the withdrawal across the Hantan, which flows into the Imjiu 30 miles north of Seoul, was almost leisurely. Engineers blew one bridge In mid- afternoon, Others took time to disassemble pontoon bridges. Units which had driven northward to within four miles of Chor- won were back on the south hank positions they held four days ago Two small groups were surrounded Sunday night by Chinese who beat them to the river. Otherwise the withdrawal of this sector was without incident. "Along the central front, AP Correspondent Jim Becker reported, U.N. troops fought off fresh attacks from new positions Monday night "A Weird Daylight" Artificial light turned the night into a weird sort of daylight to counter the Reds' favorite means of attacking—by night when they are comparatively safe from Allied warplancs_ Flares were dropped from observation planes and C-46 transports. Giant searchlights and flood lights glared out into no-man's-land. The weird lighting effects illuminated targets for artillery and night flying planes. U.N. units in Ihis part of the central front had made a fighting withdrawal to protect their flanks. Allied troops north of the Hwa- chon Reservoir dam also fought bitter engagements with the attack- in;; Reds. Becker quoted one regimental commander: "The Chinese threw an attack at us early this morning but we refused to give ground. They slipped to the west and joined the Chinese streaming clown the ridge line." The new provisional state of the Saar Is one-third larger than the post-World War I Saar Territory. Washington star cartoonist lustrator, who Look says authorized flight m's B-M ing an A-bomb In a f n<n Look says the Air Force clear story, and Bwyman's drawl (In Washington, however Atomic Energy Commission nicd that Berryman saw > atomic bomb and quoted thi Force as saying he did not * representation of one. The" statement: ("The writer of the artlcl the current Issue of !/»* jy ztne did not actually j(War tual atomic weapon and th< Force has assured the Atomic ergy Commission that the did not see a representation atomic weapon.") t As he saw it the present A-J' is as big as a living room. It's f is like the hot water tank In 1 ! basement, length about 20 fee' ameter 9 or 10 feel, Nose roii Tail slightly tapered, but si mid fitted with four wings. The trigger Is set in the tail Berryman says It is ab'out thi of an umbrella stand. He sa> docs not know how this u works. The usual unofficial i has been that the trigger feel mosnlierie pressure and exulode bomb, at anv height set. Borr says the bomb he saw was set I plode about 40 seconds after -i dropped. £ The bomb was not actually ' ped. Berryman does not say w' er It was really live, or emls dummy whose exterior is th: the A-bomb and whose weight Interior balance are the same. : . Berrymrm says the weight \' thousand pounds. 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