The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 7, 1949 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 7, 1949
Page 7
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THURSDAY, APRIL 7, 1949 BLYTHEVILLE <ARK.) COURIER NEWS PAGE SEVEN Britons Denied Tax r Price Relief Cripps Presents Parliament with 'Austerity' Budget LONDON, April 7 Wj—Sir Staf- Jord Cripps, chancellor of Ihc exchequer, sentenced Ihc British taxpayer to another 12 months of hard labor yesterday. He presented parliament with a 1949-50 budget denying any substantial tax cuts and raising the basic prices of some kinds ot food. He defied the powerful Trades Union Congress, one of the principal supports of tlie labor government, by declining to lower the stiff purchase taxes which range from 33 V3 per cent to 1M per cent on most things sold at retail Austere, tee-totalling Sir Stafford Cripps attempted to counter working class vexation by cutting one penny (one and two-thirds cents) a pint off the ta>: on beer. He also lowered duties on imported wines by two shillings i40 cents) a bottle. He gave In lo industrial picas I for a rise In the ta. free allow- ! ance on wear and tear on plants and machinery. He doubled the allowance, making it 40 per cent of the cos' of replacement. Before Sir Stafford got around to discussing future taxes he had C presented an economic survey des' criblng 1948 as a year "of great achievement for the British people." He told a packed House of Commons "there is no doubt whatever" that Britain needs continued American aid and cautioned: "We do not yet know how much aid will be voted by Congress for 1949-50." So Near And Yet So Far Blazing Meteor Startles Residents Of Northern Utah, Southern Idaho SALT LAKE CITY, April 7 (/!•)—, Residents of Northern Utah unit southeastern Idaho w»r« studied by a meteor described a-s a "ball o[ fire" and "a shooting slar as biz «s a football." Pence officers and newspaper offices were swamped with telephone calls concerning the brilliant display and on explosions many persons reported hearing shortly afterwards. Most ol the reports fume In the morning but additional mystery was added when |>cacc officers reported In mid-afternoon they could see "puffs of smoke" resembling anti-aircraft fire over the Trenon, Utah, and Lowiston, Utah, rea. These reports came from evcral Northern Utah officers as well fts from 1'reston, Idaho, ourccs. At approximately the same* lime, he aertnl phenomenon was sighted it Salt Lake City. l,os Anselra reported seeing four or live myster- William II Young shows what he means when he says business has dropped lo zero nt his gas station near Middli'boro, Mass., since the stale raised the level of lioulc 28 recently. Young Is trying lo gel satisfaction from the state, but meanwhile traffic zips past his station just too far nway to be reached by the gasoline hose. (A!> U. S. Will Ignore Russian Protest Against Alliance WASHINGTON, April 7. l;l'.—Tile Government Officials, Congressmen Really Miss Their Newspapers 4,000 Reds Arrested In State of Huderabad NEW DELHI, India. April 7 — Sardar Vallabhal Pntel. India's dctiuty prime minister, told the legislative assembly yesterday 4,000 southeast Huberabstd. The situation Communists have been arrested in Is nearly under control In the prin- WASH I NCiTON, April 1 WiA MI ike of pressmen yc.slcidiiy left thousands of >;nveiimient ^ilk-Sals. United States will officially Ipnnrc j timsri-ss members and others in Russia's lorinnl protest against the n, e nation's capital without local North Atlantic Pact, m-w.-papers. In a statenenl. the Stale Depart- S | m .,, JmK . u government activity mcnl s:ii(1 yesterday that "the So- js ki . J( , d |0 ( |,. vc i ol , mt .nts elsewhere, viet novM-iim-int's interpretation of (lu , 1( ,' vvas ., scl . ; , m i,i c t o flint out both '.he objectives and provisions | wl ,. lt wos „ on „, Ul( , tt „,.,,,_ ,,i the pact is erroneous.' ^ ^.^ ^^ ^^ It added that "in view of the f| , om -^^ 5Cl . vl(:( , wircSi Observers nt Ml. Wllwn In Ciill- [omln sulit the Mi'i'iiini'i.s nnty luivc mi unusual clowl fui-niiitlon below the aS.OOO-foot overcast. Civil Aeronautics Administration cmployc.s at tlio Suit l^akc airport said Ilicy sighted Ihe meteor before 11 entetet\ tl\e earth's iitiiuiNjtIicrc. Al Hint lime It was a Blowing reil. (hey said, then bln/ed up lo a brilliant white alter rencliliiK a helHlit ol iilxml W.UOO leel. Tlie CAA oflU'luls Mild (licy IhoilKlll the mt'Ux>r burned out OeTore striking the ground. W. A. Montnoinery ot Kden, Utah, aeur OKdeu, suld he saw an exjilo- .sion on a nearby numntnln. "A lii\ll of fire .seemed lo Mi-Ike, tho top ot tlii! Vmiue to (lie and then the thliiK bounced elear neross thu vulley and .strnek the monn- tiilns lu Uio cusl," lit said. The urcnl astrotjomer, CUilllco. con.strueled actual telescopes In 1MB and wits the (list mini to sean ous streaks ol smoke In tile sky. i Ihc heavens with ojillcnl an nl BEAUTIFUL HOME FOR SALE ALL MODERN CONVENIENCES 5 room house Tile hath mill kitchen Hardwood floors throughout Altic ran Two gas floor furniiccs Kledric hoi water liculer Two car gnrnge Located In city limits of Stecle on Highway til. See MRS C. C. HAZEL IMionc Steel*, Mo. Soviet-Iranian 'Border Clashes' Confirmed by U.S. WASHINGTON. April *?. (/I 1 ) — The Stiitc HepiutmeiiL snld yesterday nfcoul linll a dozen "border clrtFJuv 1 " have occur rod between Husstun :ind Iranian Iorc(v> in the many published Hive h Til mnclv is not believed statements which im this .subject, it that liny further Press Officer Michael J. McDer- VP) moll told reportiTK he did not know her the other 11 bikers of the ircnty will adopt the same cold rhoulder ntliliule toward the Russian !>:•>. rtc st. On Murch 31 — almrxst the eve formal of here on Monday Radio stations qutokly .shifted their pray rains to feed out more news, Tlit? few ihoiusantls of newspapers that reached the city from New York, Baltimore nnd other cities were quickly snatched up, News- rely state taken over by India lie _. Mosc ^ w sent notes to all the sign- said. Patel said many Communists had left the state and some have gone underground. stands handling out-of-town papers repciru'd they were sold out by 8.30 a.m. The \v;itkouL halted publication I of all editions of both morning | newspapers, the \Vnshlni; ton ers dccianng IJJC l ]£lct WIIS «BRres- 1 nnd tilp Times-Herald. And the sive in intent and directed .igainst , pressmen failed to show up for the Soviet Union. ! work at tlie afternoon papers, the S[ ftw months. 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