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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS FRIDAY, 'APRIL- IB, »4« House Approves Enormous Sums Congressmen Rush . . Home for Ten-Day Easter Vacation By WiHIiim F. Artie-cast WASHINGTON. April 15. W>— Most House members headed home today for a ten-day "breather" be- .fore returning on April 25 to start a knockdown fight on labor legislation. • Tlie prolonged Easter recess started last night, after, the House ran 'its record of appropriations since 'Monday to $24,000.000,000, a peacetime high for one week. '. The Senate, delayed earlier Ibis year by a filibuster over civil rights and long arguments on foreign aid, had to stay on the Job. Its mem- ,bers will return Monday to debate : on a -long-range housing bill : As House members started home, •Democratic leader McCormuck of Massachusetts told them they could : nssure their constituents "that they have done a remarkable job." '.' "Legislation covering most major points in the President's state of the union message ..either has ibecn favorably reported by commi 1 -,tees, is in tlie hearing stage, or ill- ready has been enacted into law," he said. Much Work A.icad ; But he reminded the House that "still ahead are federal aid for .schools, repeal of the Taft-Hartley ;law, increases in minimum wages, -taxes, health Insurance nnd civil 'rights. Chairman J. Uowarrt McOrnth of the Democratic National Com- imittee urged Democratic lawmakers : to make political hay during the Easter vacation by telling the home -folks how "Republican obstructionism and opportunism" arc slowing down the Truman prognun. • "This (the holiday) affords Dem- •ocrallc members of Congress an excellent opportunity lo tell the ! people how a Republican Party :bankrnpt of ideas and Ideals, its ^leadership badly split, its record in the 80th Congress repudiated at the -polls, has managed to unite behind •every possible legislative trick to :delay President Truman's fair (leal ;program," McOrath said in a state- ''ment. Besides passing the" omnibus Independent offices appropriation :yesterday with a minimum of de- ibate. the House sent to the Senate '.Wednesday a $ 16,000,000,000 national defense measure and a £595,000,'•000 emergency bill for veterans' benefits. "i The independent offices bill, car- : ry5ng cash and contract authority totalling $7,575,321.181, cleared the- House with only two minor changes. I Selective Service Funds Slashed ; One cut the Selective Service sys- .tem's allotment for next year from "$9,000,000 to $4,500.000. The other added $3,434,050 to the Maritime 'Commission fund for training young men for merchant sea duty. * Biggest allotment Is the omnibus 'bill Is $5.145.431,040 for the Veterans Administration. The Atomic Energy Commission receives $1,030,120,397. • Tlie House overrode a Budget Bureau request for cancellation of Tries On Easter Bonnet Arkansas Joins Rest of World With Special Easter Services Tin. a young orangutan, tries on her new Easter bonnet at Brookfield Zoo in Chicago (April 10) typical of the hurry and scurry this week in the work of femininity which is getting ready for the Easter parade. Tia apparently Isn't satisfied as to the way the hat perches on her head, and does a bit of adjusting to her new spring-nine bonnet tAP Photo.) Ky llie Associated Press Arkansas °" ce again will Join the Christian world Sunday In observing Kaster, commemorating Christ'.; resurrection, largely with joyful music. The traditional sunrise service atop Hoi Springs mountain heads a long list of similar services to be held In communities throughout the state. Through proclamation by Governor MvMath the state has Joined the church 111 observance of Holy Week. Ihc seven days Christ was entombed following his crucifixion, climaxing on Easter. All state business has been ordered lo cease as far as possible this afternoon during Good Friday services. Sunrise Service at Spa The Hoi. Springs sunrise service, the 15th annual presentation of this nationally known event, will feature this yea£ a newly trained youth chorus. It Is composed of singers from the upper grade schools. Mrs. Paul Brown of Philadelphia. Pa., a. soprano, will be soloist. Including the youth group and Hot Spring; Choral Club members, the niiisscd choir will number approximately 200 voices. A service with almost as many years of tradition will be the 13th annual union Kaster sunrise service at Hope. It will be held at 6:30 a.m. In the Hope High School stadium with the Rev. S. A. Whitlow, pas- toi of the Union Baptist Church, as speaker. $237.000,000 In previously voted authorization for construction of veterans hospitals. -1 The effect of the Budget Bureau -recommendation, had it not been xipset, would have been to cut the long .ange program by 24 hospitals and curtail the capacity of 15 others. An estimated 16,000 beds would Slave been eliminated. West Memphis Race Track Sponsors Busy LITTLE ROCK, April 15. W— Dixie Downs, Inc., Is ready to start business If a horse race track Is authorized at West Memphis — which seems doubtful. Tlie company filed articles of incorporation yesterday afternoon, declaring It was organized "to promote ancl foster Interest in raising, training, racing and exhibiting other than draft horses." Incorporntors arc Robert J. rjolt- eau. Pocahontas. Ark., and C. F. Sisco and L. R. O'Bryant of West Memphis. The charter listed $20,000 paid-in capital. The group filed an application for a horse race track at West Memphis Wednesday. Revenue Commissioner Dean B. Morley, ex- offlcio secretary of the racing commission, said the application would be considered at the next commission meeting. Governor McMath snld nt a news i conference he. "doubted" there would be horse racing at West \Temphls. He said he opposed track at Wesl Memphis and said would be glad to so tell the commission—which he appointed— .f he were asked. There have been several prevlou.* attempts to set up horse race tracks In Eastern Arkansas. All have failed The event is sponsored annually by the Hope Ministerial Alliance. Most Hopu churches plan special afternoon and night Easter services Stuttgart and Osccula also will have union sunrise services. Chancellor Carleton Harris of Pine Bluff will speak at the Stuttgart service sponsored by the Men of the Churches. The organization and the Stuttgart Fine Arts Club will present an Easter oratorio Sunday afternoon. Osceola Has Week of Activity The Osceola ministerial alliance arranged a complete Holy Week program. Including dally services at a theater and in schools this week. Tlie Easter sunrise service will be held at Hale Field Sunday at 6 a.m. with tht Rev. H. J. Couchman, pa-s- tor of the First Methodist Church, as speaker, and the Rev. Russell J. Clubb, pastor of the First Baptist Church, dnecting the union choir. Union sunrise Easter services also ..111 be held at Stephens and Bearden, anil other places over the state and all churches are planning special Easier ;iong services and sermons. Greater Little Rock and El Dorado al.so will have citywide Easter csg hunts lor children. In Blythcvillc the ministers of the city decided to forego plans for a Joint sunrise service and here the Easter activities will be on an Indl vldurj chinch basis. Weather In re cent years often has interfered will plans for services at Haley Field. Socialized Medicine for U.S. Opposed LITTLE HOCK, Aprn 15— M'j— With resolutions and speeches the Arkansas Medical Society is waging Us fight against "socialized" medicine. Two. persons spoke against government medical programs at a public meeting sponsored here last night by the society In connection with Its annual convention. Cecil Palmer of 1 * Lodon, England, | criticized the program as It has orked in England. Mrs. Marjorlc Shearon, Ph. D., of Vashlngton, D.C. urged her listeners o express their opposition to any milar program in the Unitec ;ates by "immediate" protest to leir congressmen Resolutions have been introducer the society's house of delgates ondemning "any form of compul. sory health Insurance" and con emnlng the American Medical As Delation's "public education pro ram." Doth probably will be adoptee ith slight opposition. The house of delegates yesterda elected Dr. T. E. Rhine, Thorntor Ark., a general practloner for 5 cars, as the state's "doctor of the car." He will be nominated for a imilar national honor bestowed by the American Medical Association. Changes in Rent Control Law to Be Discussed ' Details of the Housing and Rent Act of 1940 which directly affect landlords, tenants and veterans will be explained by Housing Expediter Tighc Woods in u special series ol three broadcasts, according to a .statcm<-ll[ issued today by Mr. C. A. Ctin'iinrjuiin, area rent director The first program In the scries will be heard over Memphis Station WMPS at 12:15 p.m. Central time Sunday April 54. The broadcasts are beliis presented over tlie national network of the American Broadcasting Company. Mr. Cunningham 5aici tlmt Ex P c ~ diter Woods will answer questions on tht new law now being asked by andlords and tenants nil over the country ai:d he will describe tlie expanded veterans' preference provisions ol tlie new law. The serifs will include information on the new eviction regiila- :Ions. on increases in rent for landlords, tlie rights of tenants to ap- rent Increases, tlie new avi- thorily s^eii lo States, cities and towns to eliminate rent control and other changes in the federal rent law. Arkansas Cave Holds Interest tor Tulsa Professor and Pupils TULSA. Okla., April 15. (It'i— A professor and his wife and seven students from the University of Tulsa will leave today to explore Arkansas' famed "opening Into hell." According to Indian legend, the sink hole near Harrison, Ark., is a "place where voices come frotn... the hole that spits fire." Art Professor Martin Wiscndan- gcr anil his wife, Margaret, hope to find bones of prehistoric animals since the 400-foot drop Is a natural nip for creatur.se that mtg^t have tumbled into It during the ages. Accompanying the Wlsendangers re three girls and four boys, all f whom have \\ritten permission rom their parents to make the wo-clay trip. The group is equipped with cameras, shovels, ropes and other trap- )ings for exploration and climbing. Wedding Day ExctHng HILLSBOEO, Wis.—Lillian pish is not likely to forget her weddin day. The ceremony was in 100 degree wer.ther. Twice during It si nearer! collapse and had to be car ried from the church. After th second time, she was able to turn and complete her weddin vows. GIFT FRUIT AND NUT EASTER EGS . TV. '.". J1.08 CHILDREN'S PACKAGE I CREAM EASTER EGGS . . .". .90 1 1_D. ASSORTED CHOCOLATES JI.25 1 LB. ASSORTED CREAMS J. . .$1.25 THE AMBASSADOR 1 LB. 3tf OZ 11.68 WOODS DRUG STORE 221 West Main 827 had been spent on the stadlu and that $128,570 would be required to complete present contracts. "Ghee" Butler Ghee Is a seml-lluid butter made Oame and Fish Commission Wolves Prey on Sheep In Northern Arkansas HARBISON. Ark.. April 15. —If you cry "wolf" in this section you may well mean it. Boonc County Game Warden Alton Annum reported thnt killing of livestock In North Arkansas had become so widespread tlmt Ihe State would Fulbright Asks U.S. Aid ior Agricultural Buildings tor'Counties WASHINGTON. April 15. f/Pt— Senator Fiilbrlght (D-Ark) want the federal government to aid ll construction of county agriculture bulUlini's. He yesterday Introduced a bill provide that the government pay up to 50 per cent of the cost of such buildings In counties alicrc agriculture Is a predominant nt- du-stry. The secretary of agriculture would be authorized to co-operate with the counties In surveying local needs. chiefly in India, usually by mcltr ing buffalo butter, cooling and pouring off the more liquid portion, \whlch Is the ghee. If put into closed ipots, It Is said to keep for years. start a special I rapping program In an effort to curtail the wolves. Aiimm said Routs have been chief victims o^lhe wolves. Two northern {/TVBoone farmers reported 40' Arkansas Stadium Fails To Pay Way First Year LITTLE ROCK. April 15— I.V>— The dlrkausas War Memorlal^stad- lum. which opened for business last September, is $2.847 in the red. An operottnK deficit of that a- niount was reported in a partical audit filed with State Comptroller Lee Roy Bcaslcy by the Stadium Commission yesterday. Four football games which Arkansas played in the structure were , the biggest income producers, the , i commission reported. They netted ' 'otal of $30.436. The audit reported that $1.057,- of Iheir goats killed. The trapping program, to start Monday, will be directed by Tandy Fur Storage Your precious furs deserve llie I'xacling care of an expert cleaner. That is why you should bring them to Nu-Wa where you can be certain that they will lie (lelk'iilely, thoroughly cleaned. And at Nu-Wa you have the protection of insurance against molh- ciiiniaKC, fire, and theft. He sure . . . call -M74 today. 25 >r more trade in allowance on your old washer, regardless of make or condition. on a new BEND IX Automatic Washer This Is Your Chance for Heal Savings—Come in Today HUBBARD & HOKE Appliance Co. Reserve District No. 8 State No. 81-105 Report of Condition of The Farmers Bank & Trust Company of lilytheville. Arkansas at ihe (lose of business April 11, 1949. a Slate, banking institution organized and operating under the banking laws of this State and a member of Ihn Federal Reserve System. 1'uVjlished In accordance wilh a call made by the State Bunking Authorities and by the Federal Reserve Bank of this District. ASSETS Cash, balances with other banks, including reserve balance, and cash Items In process of collection. ..$ 1,9'22,614.25 United States Government obligaltons, direct and guaranteed IKB.500.00 Obligations of States and political subdivisions 4-1,136.95 Other bonds, notes, and debentures 15,000.00 Corporate stocks lincluding $15,000.00 stock of Federal Reserve bank) 15,000.00 Loans unci discounts <Including S455.ll overdrafts)... 7.373,121.95 Bank premises owned $6*2,500.00. furniture and fixtures SLOO 62.501.00 Assets of Insurance Department 315,163.59 Other assets 100 TOTAL ASSETS $10,397,638.74 LIABILITIES of Individuals, partnerships, and NU-WA LAUNDRY-CLEANERS 218-220 North Second WE GIVE EAGI.E STAMPS Telephone 4474 Demand deposits corporations $ 7.800,632.91 Time deposits of individuals, partnerships, and corporations 1.065,320-11 Deposits of United Stales Government (Including postal savings) 34.206.00 Deposits of States and political subdivisions 521.388,04 Deposits of banks 216.5I5.9t Other deposits (certified and ofllcers' checks. cls.l... 81,107.56 TOTAL DEPOSITS S9.H9.168.65 Liabilities of Insurance Department 36,763.59 TOTAL LIABILITIES (not Including subordinated obligations shown belowi 9,155,932.2-1 CAPITAL ACCOUNTS Capital' $ 200.ono.00 Surplus 300,OOO.nO Undivided profits 141,706.50 TOTAL CAPITAL ACCOUNTS TOTAL LIABILITIES AND CAPITAL 641.106.6n ACCOUNTS JIO.391,638.74 • Tills bank's capital consists of: Common stock with total pur value of 5200,000.00. MEMORANDA Assets plcdccd or assigned to secure liabilities and for olher purposes $ 125,000.00 I. R. L. Banister, Cashier of the above-named bank, hereby Loans as shown above aic alter deduction of reserves of 11.185.89 certify that the above statement is true lo the best of my knowledge and belief. R L. BANISTER. Cashier Correct—Attest: B. A. LYNCH F. E. WARREN .1 L. CHERRY, Directors. State of Arkansas. County of Mississippi ss: Sworn to and subscribed before me Hits Mth day of April. 1919. (Seal) E. R. Bryan, Notary Public. My commission expires March 25. 1951. SAVE On Each Purchase oi These Nationally Advertised Shoes CITY CLUB..For Men VELVET STEP, for Women / All New Spring Merchandise! Weatherbird Shoes For —Reduced— A PAIR This Offer Good Thurs., Fri. and Sat. Only! Buy Your Easter Shoes And SAVE MONEY! HEUER'S SHOE STORE |

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