The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 14, 1949 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, April 14, 1949
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MOB TWO BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, APRIL 14,194» Poficy Committee for GOP Formed 3 House Members Namtd to Serve as Campaign Strategists i: . . B.T Jack Bell WASHINGTON. April 14. OT Joseph W Martin (B-Mass) named three House members yesterday to serw on the Republican National Policy Committee. Capitol Hill Republicans have now reached agreement with GOP Chairman Hugh D. soott, Jr., on 1950 campaign tac- Martin, the parly's leader in Hie House, picked Reps, Leonard Hall of New York, Pruncls Case of South Dakota and Donald L. Jackson of California for the policy group set up bv the GOP National Committee at its January meeting '" Omaha. . Senate members will be Owen Breister of Maine, Henry Cabot Lodge Jr.. of MassacluiscHs and Hugh Butler of Nebraska, Indications are that Republican governors will pick Alfred R Driscoll of New Jersey. Prank Carlson of Kansas and either Arthur House Approves Emergency Bill For Vets' Funds WASHINGTON, .'.pril 14. Ml— The House yesterday overwhelmingly passed an emergency $595,890.000 bill to provide educational and unemployment benefits to veterans for the next three montlia. The measure now goes to the Senate. President Truman asked for the extra money on Monday. He cited an increase In the number of jobless veterans since January 1 and higher GI education and training costs due to bigger allowances voted by the last congress. Mr. Truman said that of the original $2.629.911,894 given to the Veterans' Administration for the benefits program this fiscal year, there is only enough left for about ten more days. The fiscal year ends on June 10. Payments out of the fund ,were about $144.000.000 last onfh They an- expected to average $211.000,000 in April. May and Ume Rep. Taber (R-NY) told the House veterans' unemployment h»« increased from 240.GOO last October to 610.000 In March, bvit "a drop- off" Is expected t.i April, May and June. Vice Adm. Kirk Is Nominated As Envoy to Russia of aWshington other far westerner (or tncir rcp- resoutatives on the group. The moves to speed the OOP vote drive organization included »n informal agreement between Scott and Congress leaders on the role* o" the Senate. House and National Committees. They came In the wwe of generally favorable political reaction to President Truman s two informal visits to Capitol Hill Tues- dB In one of these, Mr. Trnman lunched with Senators of bolli parties. Then. In a chatty. 415-worrt speech to the Senate, he expressed hopTth.l history will Judge as ••not in vain" his "level best efforts to serve the Amencan people Visits Rayburn Three hours later Mr. Truman went back to .Capitol Hill for a vi s U in the office of House Speaker Sam Rayburn (D-Tcx). It was Iron Raybum's office, almost to the hour .lour years earlier, that Mi"; Tinman was called to the White House to learn ol the death of President Roosevelt. The : President's visit to his old friends ol the Senate was an obvious part of the administration* new'efforts to create better feeling between the White House and Con- In fact, when Senator Robert A. Tilt of Ohio, chairman of the GOP Policy Committee, chatted with the President at the luncheon table, the talk was all about the repairs on the White Rouse. Taft spent lour summers there w,hen his father was President. TaJt told » reporter that he thought It >'good thing" for the President to. rnlx around with the S«n»tor». But he added that he doesn't •>'think such social visits "change" anybody's mind about k'g- Mitlon." Th« President had a brief word for most of I he Senators who milled around a committee room off or some | tilf , <j cn atp floor to shake his hand Whpn Senator Richard (D-Gul got up to slve the President bis .seat, Mr. Truman cracked: "Don't do that, I'm not that old a man." "No," the Georgia leader of Southern Democrats agreed, "but you are President." Vice Mm. Kirk MOSCOW, April 14. W>)—An Informed source said yesterday the name of Vice Adm. Alan G. Kirk has been submitted to the Russian.' as U.a ambassador to the Soviet Union. Kirk, a naval commander In World War II. now Is ambassador f BelRlum and minister to Luxembourg. He would succeed Lt. Ocn Waller Bedell Smith who reslxnci as ambassador last month aftei three years service. In accordance with dipiomntii custom It probably will be severa week." before the Russians inform the United States whether their nominee. Is acceptable. nine/equate Addresses Delay Veterans Checks Many veterans training under the GI Dill did not receive subsistence hecks on time last month because hey failed to notify Veteuini Administration of a change In their ddress, C. A. Blackburn, VA II- isuice officer in IJtl'" Rock, said octay. Since the post office department cannot deliver a government check o an address not occupied by the r eteran payee, Blackburn urged all 'eterana receiving monthly checks rom the VA to report promptly all address changes. An undelivered check Is returned :o the Treasury Department and rannot be re-mailed until » new authorization Is recelvet from the Veterans Administration, lure crime and «x In a manner to be subversive to good civic and moral standards. Wllkes Grumes, Hot Springs, heads the Resolutions Committee. Another resolution approved urfccs Arkansas' Congressional del- Druggists' Protest Aimed at Comic Books LITTLE HOCK, Ark., April 14. (/!>> —The Re-solutions Committee of the Arkansas Pharmaceutical Association yesterday adopted a reso- iu'.lon aimed at comic books. The resolution pledges the association to support a campaign "against publication and distribution of Indecent and salacious books magazines and other periodicals, with particular atentlon to be j cente"ed on comic books which fe.v CATERPILLAR DIESEL ENGINES 35 to 500 H. P. for Rice Pumps-Cotton Gins-Sawmills J. A. Riggs TRACTOR COMPANY Little Rock - Fort Smith West Memphis - McGehee Soy it . With Flowers The Flower Shop Glencoe Hotel Bldg. Phone 4491 or 2747 FOUNTAIN tfVOUTH FOR C4&S H YMT C* M«*4W fee LOftt LIFi •r thi (rartytrriT Why .i it som« CJ<* run lor 100.000 . . v«i 200.000 mitci with petlecl wlii(achon> Wrnt* olheri tie r«*dy for ihe "|unk heap" . , . v»hen they hjvr scarcely been dnvcn 40,000 Of 50,000 niifti Vour is liVe yourself. If you tike cut of youi health, *ee a doctor now arvd then for a check-up, »nd live the right kirvf o' life, you Uicutd tnjov • long healthy life VOMT c*r nt«di this urn* kind »> fk«riOfl«l itlintt**. 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