The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on July 29, 1949 · Page 5
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FRIDAY, JULY 29, 1949 BLVTHEVTI.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS PACE FIVE Rents Increased For 98, Dollar-Balance Drop Seen as Bad for South Farmer Accused Of Slaying Wife Housing Expediter Reports on 60-Day Period for Hew Act Housing Expediter Tighe E. Woods today announced May and June tigers on rent Increases ve- sultii! from landlord petitions and refunds to tenants for overcharges >JK figures on landlord petitions Included first returns on the lair net operating adjustment, provision provided for under the new Housing and Rent Act. During the two-month period, 50.752 landlord's petitions were granted increasing rents on 98,608 rental units. Rents were Increased mi average o! $6.50 per mouth per unit, which represented an average Increase of aiiout 19 per cent. Sixty per cent of the increases were Ki'anted on grounds of expenditures by landlords for major capita! improvements and increases in services. The remaining 40 per cent were granted under hardship and Inequity provisions ol the renl regulations which do not involve capital expenditures. Among the latter is the new fair net operating income provision, announced May X Despite the fact that about two-thirds of the lot* DALLAS. Tex.. July 29. (AP> — Secretary of Agriculture Charles F. Hi'-unian said yesterday the dropping tfolUr-bftlancc ot nations in the sterling bloc "could seriously disrupt the Soulh's exports in cot- ion and tobacco." He listed International trade, farm income, and the trend of the cotton carryover as elements "basic to the welfare and security of tlie cotton tanner." Banna n's remarks were to the 10th annual Cotton Research Con- re.ss. He said larm purchasing power prices ''facing faster and farther had been reduced through farm than non-farm prices. He said the United States will begin the new cotton year next week with a carryover of about 5.500.000 bales. "Well informed men in the cotton trade expect that domestic consumption and the export market in the co'.nlns year may amount to about thirteen million bales," Brsn- nari said "This points to a 1950 eairyovor ot something over seven million bales. "A steadily rising carryover is challenging 'trend. We cannot afford to imc 1 ergo again the exliatisl- j ing exp"rience of another gigantic Phillips County Man First Had Reported Death Was Accidental WEST HELENA, Ark.. Jul y29- <iTi— A woman reported to have been dragged to her death by inn- petitions received in the Uvo months were not, filed until June. 10.000 of the 33.000 petitions filed nridei this ground had been fully processed and 2.270 petitions were granted, raising rents on 9.112 units. The average monthly increase per accumulation of cotton." Reed Dunn. Jr.. in a summary for delivery alter Brannan spoke, said the primary problem in maintain- in!! US. Cotton exports will be increasing dollar purchasing power sufficient to permit continued pur- it was $11.12. representing a 15: 8 I chases in this country. Dunn is di- tm per cent increase. Increases for small structures were granted In 410 cities in 45 slates, while large structure increases were granted in 88 cities in 26 states. Mr. Woods said that, the percentage of grants under the lair nj^jt operating income provision will increase to a considerable extent as the 23.000 pending petitions arc processed. The Housing Expediter added that recent liberalizations in other adjustment provisions have not yet had time to be fully reflected in the reports from area offices. During the same two months, area rent offices handled 83,665 complaints from t.-iant-s. In 29,969 cases where violations were discovered, compliance was obtained. There \vcre 11.811 overcharge caies in which landlords were required to pay $949.516 both in refunds to tenants »nd payment to the U.S. Treasury. Also, there were 12.121 cases In which the landlord had rci'iced essential services to the tenant and were required either to restore the services or have their rents duced. In addition, there were 12,039 first, rents which were reduced to the rents for comparable accom modations. More than 20.000 certificates of eviction were Issued throughout the country during the two month period. rector of t!ie Foreign Trade Divi. sinn of th? National Cotton Council. Veterans Still Eligible For Benefits An estimated 500 to 700 Arkansas 'elerans will still b; eligible to receive readjustment allowances lor unemployment, tile Arkansas Em- iloymeiU Security Division reported .oclay. The Servicemen's Readuist- ment Act of 19K, under which **"vy- nU were made to unemployed veterans, expired earlier this week. Men and women who enlisted under the Voluntary Recruitment Act Between October 6, 1945. and October 5, 1946, and those who had ervice prior to July 25. 1947, but were discharged alter that date, will be entitled to continue to receive benetits, employment security officials said. The Arkansas agency administers the program in tli* state for the Veterans Administration. As the program came to a close 4,800 veterans of World War II away horses actually was slain by her husband near here Tuesday, Sheriff E. P. Hickey said yesterday. Mickey said H. p. Pinlty. 38. had admitted striking his wife. Mrs. Martha Finle.v. 32. with his fisl and making up the story about, the horses being frightened by an air- pline ana running sway with > wagon In which he and his' ivife were riding. Finley said his wile became entangled In the reins. Finley was jailed In Helena, on a charge of first degree murder. The sheriff said Finley's latest account ot his wife's death was this: The two became engaged In an argument .at their home near West Helena Tuesday morning when Mrs. Pinly asked her husband to quit his work and take her to the home of relatives living near here. She struck him with a stick and le hit her in her che.st, knocking icr over n pile of wood in tlicli •ard. He picked her up and carried hei nto the house. He stayed witl her until she died at about 6 p.in Finley contended, however, tha ills wife died of a heart attairl saying she had had heart troubl' for some time. Dr. J. W. Nichols. Phillips Counts' coroner. ruHi that Mrs. Finley died of an internal hemorrhage resulting from a severly crushed chest. He said the woman "apparently was stomped." It was this retwrt by the coroner who said Mrs. Finley's body bore no evidence of having been draped Ijy horses, that prompted officers to investigate further after having accepted Finley's story of the runaway. Sheriff Hickey said his officers had examined the alleged runaway wagon and found it had not been used lor some [jme. Traffic Safety Drive Started By State Police Stale Police Director Herman Lindsey said this week that ctn- plinsLs on Hit Slale Police Iraffic campaign durltie the reainlnder of the month would be placed on the driver's responsibility for driving xt speeds In keeping wllh (lie condition or the road, (he car, the weather anct other factors. "Sjweders Lose—will irtore or less ? the slogan," Mr. Undsey said It Is a cold statistically - bused miming up of what drivers and teclestrians in about 10.000 accl- :ents learn every year the hare i ay." "A driver involved In an accklen vhen his car Is travelling at 61 miles per hour would have abon is much chance of walking awn: rom that accident as he woult walking away after driving his ca 'ff a 10-story building." the Slat 'ollce director said. "The physica effects are the same and llie odd of you getting out of It alive about the same." The drive against speeders Is be >ng conducted in cooperation vs-it the National Safety Council as part of its continuing, year-roun program on traffic safety. Iron 'wads were found In Egyptian cemetery thai dates bac to 4,000 B.C. icycl* Manufacturer 'roves Faith in Product NEW DEU1I (API — A French i\list arrived here recently alter 11 ».000-mlle cycle tour covering 14 ounlrles In eight monthjj. He is i Ills way to Saigon. Thirly-elglil • year - old Lionel ra)u> vet out from Paris Nov. U. He travelled on a specially-built. Icycle with carriers attached to ontain his clothing, food, water nd spare pails. HinisMf a cycle manufacturer, he purpose ol his tour is to piovc he capabilities ol hi* own machine. Ke also hopes to set up fac- ories in the Near East and Asia, In a talk to pressmen here, he said he was Uvlcc waylaid by bandits—once in the Jugoslav-Bul- garian borner and later in Jordan, but he managed [o escape He encountered severe cold weather In Iran, necessitating his stay in hospital for a fortnight. Old Tricks Being Tried On Communist Rulers PRAGUE M>i—C-cchs trying to Irk'k their present Communist rulers arc using an olrl ruse they employed on their former Nazi occupiers. It's like the old gag of "Cirand- south of Pine Bluff were arrested following a Run baMIe with officers. One ol the Negroes was wounded. mother died" that Americans use to gel the afternoon off to attend the first game of the baseball season. The Czech version Is "Auntie has (lied—hurry home." During the German occupation such telegrams helped people on forced labor to gel out of camp. Now some fathers and mottii>r<.. are sending such telegrams to their children who arc on harvest brigades (volunteer workers) In the Prague region of the Czechoslovak Youth Union. Alcohol Tax Officers Round Up Bootleggers ALCOHOL TAX OFFICERS n LITTLE ROCK. July 29. M'j Federal alcohol lax agents have run their roundup of alleged bootleggers in Arkansas ihis week to five. Agents Wednesday arrest John Thomas Jackson and John Tliomas Dlaylock on charges of operating a still J5 miles nortliw"st ol Little Rock, Earlier this week three Negroi-s accused of operating a still 20 miles Ntw Modfl- at N*w Low Pricml Room Air Conditioner 1. Cools 2. Ventilates 3. Filters 4. Circulates 5. Dehtimldlfies Pow«r»d by th« famout M«t«r-Mii«r. IccVad by a ip.cial Frlgldalu 3-Y«or Tro- (•clion Plonl tc» $36.1)5 Down—Balance in 21 Cash I'rke $369.75 Mo. ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., INC ?06-'.iOR W Sules J. Main Her vUe I)e:iter fr'ri* nlair*- A|i|»ian ,%:> A.MS Mgr. Phone ^0 IDDC !>•••• ••••DBBBDBBBB1 Steel has been made from Iron for centuries, but only in very sn amounts until about 100 years ago were receiving readjustment allowances for unemployment. Only i\ per cent of Arkansas' eligible veterans exhausted their full benefits while about 110,000 of Arkansas 185.000 veterans drew one or more payments. The average claimant re ceived 25 weeks of benefits, out o a maximum entitlement of 52 weeks. Single Day's Receipts In State Revenue Office Ikdd Up to $2,021,848 LITTLE ROCK, July 29. Wi— The Arkr -"KS Revenue Department had the biggest day in its history yesterday, collecting $2.021.848.17. The record one-day take raised to $6.314.256.53 collections for the month of July. Steel is a form of purified pip iron, with definite amounts of car- ban. CHILLS AND FEVER due to Malaria Ask for ' 666 WITH QUININE NOW AT YOUR DRUGGIST BUT SHOE REPAIR COSTS LESS! 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