The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on March 16, 1948 · Page 3
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, March 16, 1948
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' • TUESDAY, MARCH 1(5 I BLYTHRVH, Fiscal Policies Of SCS Assailed House Commitice Soys Improper Use Made of Soil Funds WASHINGTON, Marc), i«. (UP) Tm 1 °, US< ' A l» n '°l>""tions Committee today accused the Soil Conservation Service of "improper if not i-ttgular" spending t o sidestep the Intent of Congress. The charge was inchidrd in a report recommending S543.42i.i53 to a!1 ,£l f. 81 ' 10 , 1 " 1 "™ Department in ; 1949 fiscal jear, startinn j u i v 1 .. ;s , «? s «2«.0ll,027 less ihan President Truman requested. The bill also carries' Ml 3'>7 r>7 in permanent, appropriations" ' ovrr *-->l Ch Il he commiu< ' c im<1 liHl' 1 '•""3.000 for administrative costs i>f Ru'raf' ty Cmi ' L C °''"°''""'""• «K1,000 or $Wo»!ooVmore B lhan requested. The charges .-(gainst the S,nl Conservation Service were based on »" investigation by the general accounting office. The committee ordered the check after last yeai-V: hearings indicated the agency was not spending its funds for the purpose Congress appropriated them. The accounting office's report, it said, "indicated a number ol practice* which might be designated as improper, if not irregular." It cited one instance in which soil conservation v/as ordered to cut its Wash- ' ineton personnel. j To get around the order, il said, | the agency transferred one man ' from Washington lo a field office. Instead of working: at his neiv as• Ijrnment, hoivever, he remained Jn Washington most of the time, drawing an expense allowance while living at home. "The committee believes." it said, "that while this is a single incident it is one for which there can 6e no excuse and constitutes an Improper if not Irregular expenditure of appropriated funds." The committee's si *'a.s a $16,003.000 cut He's a Lucky One BioKt, Hst week hut iichu tod 15 bj some $'60000 m and 2M acres of Texas ranch land, Richard N . Dawson, oa-ycar-,,ld hospital handyman i.s still unable to believe his nood fortune. The money and land were be-' Weather! him by Bonn Swil/*. of Delaware, Texas, ,„ „.,,„,„ Dltlvson |m(t been kind when Sw.te was a patient at a Baltimore hospital and Daw-son > employed as a,r orderly. Diw.son had been worrying about mectinR ihe medical expenses of his wife who is in ,!,<. hospitaj «,«„ „ hmkcn lee. when news of ln s inheritance arrived. (NEA Telephoto i Caruthersville Voters to Act On Expansion Plans recently. If thc House upholds tho committee action, it would bring I budget reductions in the House eo- 111 slasu i day to 5364.600,026. These llgiires 000 from the marketing and research program, which got $12.000.000. And it cut $3.000,000 from the president's S9,COO,03 request for flood control funds. The school lunch program given the full 565,000,000 requested. But instead of taking thc money from the treasury, the committee i ordered it paid out of the so-called ' *""' ea "' Sl,0,;0,0 "section 32 funds" I aust ''J' Bureau, and 54.590,400 iui This money, represcnling :w per i ' or(wt |Iest co » trol - These were tlu :ent of the customs receipts, is car- Hmou ' Us asked by the President, narked for the Agriculture Depart- r ^ rie committee recommended nient to encourage foreign nations $10.275.500 for thc Bureau of Anito buy domestic farm- surpluses or ' "ial industry, compared with thc to dispose of such surpluses .it i $10,303.500 rctjucst. U trimmed $88.- home. It has not all, been needed!" 00 from thc 54,303,003 asked for "-- Bureau of Agricultural Eco- Oihcr committee recommendations} -S22,D£0.950 for the Exlcnsioii Sefvice (payments to states), S150.COO.OOO for ~AAA Pliv- mcnts, S7X.033.000 lor sugar act payments. S'J.725,030 lor crop insurance. $7,318,000 for plant quarantine. «H3,COO for thc Home Economics In- 'He'll Be Real."Texan" War Veteran Burned; Four Houses Destroyed LITTl.K FiOCK, Ark.. Mar. 1G- UJP > John Sousn. 25-year-old war vctermi, ls -as In a hospital here today alter being burned about the hantfe and face in a blaze which destroyed loin- houses at College Station yesterday. The community is a halt m |ic southeast of Adams Field. Surfing in the home of Mr and Mrs. Roy L. Fondow. thc fire forced five families to flee their homra. Marriage Licenxe* The following couple obtained a martiacc license yesterday in the office of Miss EliMbeth Blythc, county clerk. Clyde McDanic! and Miss Freda C.. Donaldson of Rtrigway, III. nomics; S:i36.292 from the $1.497,- fiGO asked for state exjieriment sia- tions; S53.710 from thc $8,250.1BO nsked for thc Bureau of Plant, Industry, and SS61.B25 from the $10.- HQ2.5CO asked for the forest service. t Mo., March 16.-- (Jimithcrsville will vol« in II, « city election. April 6, on extending Die corporate limits (if the city i.) Include two residi-niia) .wlioiis on the Bust mill Southeast edges of lown, and one 40-ncre tract on Ihe West cdiie of town. If the vole carries, it Is <v;!ln>.:i(ed that brln K hiK In these three sec- tloivs win the tolnl jmpn- Inlloii of Cnnithersvllle to about l'J.500. One -of Ihe residential sections which it Is proposed to bring Into the corporate limits Is the ClmlllH Heplai section on tliu Kust. In this section, there are nbont. 40 or 51) honir.s, many of Ihcm new, which "re »f ihe medium value lype'but which are pnictle/illy all owned by their occupants. Tho section dues not, have city water nor .srwerinjc, nntl very few lrii|>n>vf d streets. 'J'he other residential section is alona the hlKhway that leads SouDi lovvnrd llrneiiliduclo, aird Is In the vlcinty i,f the proposed new iniinlci- IMU "li'iiaiJ; and playniounil site It Is known as Parkview Addition and iibom 20 to 25 new homes havo been erected in ihts section, witli an nvcr- «Kc ('nine of from $4000 to $5000 I his section has city water elcc- wlly, iind most of the streets have been uravelknl. This section encompasses Hbuul live city blocks •I'hc third section is praetlc.'.llv iwn-residcntlal. and incluiics about •>« ui-rcs. locnted on llighwuv (i-i West to Hayit. ,,,,d is Hint section between the PAiiRrounds and Ihe Mississippi Ktvcr levee. H Is proposed to develop this section as both a residential and industrial site wcllon, with cmplmsls on making simcc available to mills, planls and various types of industry, Foyettcyille Hospital Row Heads for Test in Court FAYI-ri-rKVIIAE. Ark., Mar. I S . 'Ul i — An Arkansas constitutional provision H ,»y B e|. „ „„,„.,,„,<, cmirt lest as Hie result of n statement b.v Chancellor John K. 'lintl In which he declared he would B rant a pmnanrnt rwtrntnlng order pre- veiiiinrr n votcd-approved $7S.ont) | bond issue from beliiR plnccd ii K r,iti : on the Fayetleville election ballot. | The formal heni-lu? on the motion for a permanent injunction «'as scheduled for tomorrow, and Oily Atlorne v Price Dlckson said he would appeal the Injunction decision. The bout! issue, for the piirixisc of Improving Faycttcvllle City Hos- Pitnl. was npproi'ed dining a special election last June. However. since thai time a county hospital has been proposed, and sponsors are seeking to hnve the $7.^.000 used i on the county medical installation. ! Tho city council ordered (he I question of the use of the money 'referred to the volers at the next election, but the city hospital board contended that ihe constitution prohibit, use of funds voted for specific purposes toy any other purpose. Man can develop a distincl new breed of cat tic in abnut a quarter of a century. English boys, whose ambition is to become cowboys, slopped in New Orleans en route to U-Marque. Texas, where (hey hope to realize thc.r . nb, ,on. One of the Ihrec. Fred Payne, „. rcccives expcrt h , strucUon on ha d ,« R a s,x-g,m from Mrs. oiga Weber, of LcMarouc, who is Interested in helping the boys attain their goal. , NE A Telephoto.) i Now at Owens' You Can Get Those SIZZLING Yes, thcrcs a new Ireal here for (hose who like (hose sizzling, lender, juicy steaks ... and belter Still, they'll •be served KVKRV DAY a( Owens I.tmch Counter. Come in and fry (.tie . . . You'll . si .y it's great! Owens Drug Store **& mwif Oon'l be confused ! Don't be misled* Don't occepl substitutes! FRED S. SALIBA & COMPANY 223 Wc,tA,h Sr. (ARKJ COURIER NRVl'S ' " " * -' ••!• • Children Rout Robbers FACT Hliio, 6; Klvlmi, 9, Gene, the robbers allempted to hold up th entered Ihe room, burst Inlo loud cri "mblcd across thc hall to another nlarm which cause Ihe tlnee men 'h l 'Ja,,u',""r;' 11 ;' ?;"'"" " ""'"•' " ! ''°" berS W "" l '"'"- '»""'•»"" •»««» M li ruthoi. Ihe holdup men we,,- B «t, m smoothly when tho four children •«. "Hcmplcd u, hit the men will, a chair, and (hmllv.lwo-vear-old c cne ."utment. A ne,«hbnr M,» :lu- „„„„„„ through th,, open d,L \ ' I o flee. ,NKA 'IVIi'llllolo.l K»nit die Minnie fiuaiuliies of B0 ld are found in almost all rocks, nil cop- licr and lead ores, am) ev In cheeks \vi'i-o at tallied by menus o: 1 I "plumpers." soft balls o! wax p| R ,,. , 1Sl!1 " !l - l ll 'B s ' ixirllini!. bnin'i, ami '"''""""' 1 * '" " calling lor „ 7J-hou7 wortw.*llr Jonesboro rlremen wu M tlk^ta G'nl(ihr«d circuit Court tad>T ThI suit wu tiled by «lx full-Uni ^ ploy« of the defMrtaMit wte Zk they were on duty H bouri • itt fix days > week, and bed only oa» day and one night off tteit witt Jonesboro city offtclita aid that enforcement of the 2M7 law »H! t'ng up the 71-hour week would mean the employment of at •-'-six more men. Iow« hut eight per cent of th« State* cwh fun la- toul United com*. WOMEN l>o you niff^r from hot frMh««. w«*kl nrrvotu. IrrlUblr clftcnmr ttuU^m — Hue to Ilir functional 'mttMS-IgU period piciilur «o wom>B (N-M ' Vf«el«l>l» can pound tonUrr« •ynipLontitl u t)AO hu wh*t D oil * mnnuKhlo tonta «fl«ctl DHEIFUS NEW) InUrnalianol St«,ri>ig't pi ^M >l unmokk.J l,i nu |y. \1 Mnulv*. litnvy lilvar. BrlllinnMy d«.lgn«d lor lcdti/'> tabUi. Won'l you Hop In <W «•• "Norlli»rn" al Charge It DREIFLS • TMU M MY1f*IVIlU.MIM»Mlt ANO »TUIWM« Poy as LitKc As $1.00 Weekly WMIl 190 List! Men's USER-EYE CAMEO RINGS 1495 Pay $1.50 Down «m«xi in " dlxlnctlr* n>w i"iniMt1n K ". Hurry. ...1»», oni for yoiinull.or lor tint blrlhd.y utt,' DREIFIS The Cleaner of the Hour! The Hudson Finish! Eight - Hour Service! Yours For The Asking! HUDSON CLEANER Blytheville, Ark. TAILOR CLOTHIER Steele, Mo.

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