The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 30, 1951 · Page 2
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FACE TWO BLYTHEVn.LE, (ARK.) COURIKR NEWS THURSDAY, AUGUST 80, 1H1 Tax Increase Decision Goes to Senate Group WASHINGTON, Aug. 30. W —' Proposed sharp increase* .in luxe* on liquor, cigarettes, automobiles, IMOltne and other common American purchases came up for decision in the Senate Finance Committee today. The House vot^d excise tax increase* totalling 11,252,000,000, AS part of iU 17,200,000.000 tax boost. So far, the Senate unit has whittled about $1,500.000,000 off the House total, principally from Individual and corporate Income laxe*. If the .senators decide to try to recoup any of this, the excise field offers the last big chance. Tlie House went less thati hall way toward meeting the administration's recommendation for a t3,- 000,000,000 Increase in excise.-;. Under the House bill, the tax on hard liquor would rise from $9 a 100-prcof gallon lo $10.50; on beer from $8 a barrel to $9; on clgn- rette.s from seven cents a pack to eight; or* gasoline from I',4 cents la 2 rente a gallon; on automobiles from 7 jicr cent ol the manufacturers' price to 10 per cent. The taxes on wines would lie increased, and household appliances would come under manufacturers levy. Negro Fined $200 on Two Traffic Counts J. C. Morgan, Negro, was assessed fines totaling $200 and costs and sentenced lo a day In jail In Municipal Court this morning on rhnrBcs of driving while under the j influence of liquor and leaving the scene of an accident. He was fined $100 «nd costs on eacli charpe and sentenced to a day in Jail on the drunk driving charge. Morgan was arrested In a field ofi 2Ist Street last night attcr officers had chased his car several blocks. The officers said that Morgan failed to stop his car after It had i truck, a parked car in the 1000 block on West Main, The nnrk- id car \va.s owned by Qny Burks Jr. ..... ............... In olhor action, three drivers Im. 10 per cent j " l " c<1 *'° bonds »»<• hcnrings loi two others were continued -111111 — I'holfl liy Spcnce A Son, Slf<'It HMIKIVK SON'S MIIIMI, -Mr. find Mrs. Sam Rhodes of HI. 3, Stcele, Mo,, accept I he Silver Star inf.dal awarded posthumously to their son, 'vl. James A. Rhodes, who was killed in action In Korea shortly after earning the award. Presenting the award is MaJ. Howard W. Feather- slon of Poplar niuff. Pvt. Rhodes won the Silver Star for assuming Beyond this, the House reckoned on taking; In S4W.COO.COO a year from a new 10 per cent, t-ix on the grass take of bookmakers and "number.*:' 1 operators. After its cuts in individual and corporation income taxw. the finance commiUee yesterday voUd tor $150.000.000 more revenue to be derived from taxing mutual savings banks, building and loan associations. and some now-exempt co-operatives. Staff experts said the changes would brine tn $63.000.000 a year from .some SCO mutual savings banks and $05,000.000 from 5.980 building and loan associations, both untaxed at present; and »!5.000.000 to $20,000,000 from "thousands" of now untaxed cooperatives. • In each ca.se. regular corporation raw-* would be applied, with certain deductions permitted. Saturday on charges of .speeding. forfeiting bonds were Leon Williamson, p. p. McCulchen and John Orablrce. Hearings for Bobby Mc- Farlnlld and continued. ,\f. [.,. Stewart were Kiwanians Plan Minstrel Show Plane for the sponsoring of a local talent- Negro minstrel show- were discussed yesterday by members of the Blytheville Kiwanis Club. > . Arthur 8. Harrison, club president, has appointed T. P. (Doc) Dean and Dr. Milton Webb ifli directors of the minstrel which will be held fn October, The date for the show has not been set, he aald. Mr. Dean will be in charge of casting and directing and. Dr. Webb will be Musical- director.'::; T".? : Casting'^for the;mlnstrei haa already started, Air. Harrison ^afd, and rehearsals are expected to' begin In the near future. Small Trailer Overturns At Intersection Here A two-wheel trailer piled high with household goods overturned at 19th and Mntn late 3'esterday afternoon when a trailer hitch snapped. Towed by a half-ton pickup truck, the trailer came loose while being drawn across the Cotton Belt tracks at 18th Street. The trailer was damaged and traffic was slowed while the .spilled household goods were removed frcm the Intersection. The truck and trailer was owned by Ivory Haggard of Ponchatoula, La. RED REPORTER Continued from Page j patient—very impatient.' "What fs H?" "On a hillside about 200 yards from the delegation headquarters. Col. Chanc pointed to n crnter where bomb fins lay embedded What i« It?' he asked. 'How did It get there?' "Klnneyi 'You should know better (han J.' "He turned to the bystanders, most of whom had relatives killed by American bombs, and said In a most sneering and hectoring voice: 'Has anyone here ever seen the results nf American bombing?' No one replied, "Ten paces away, near the shrapnel-pitted rock, lay another crater. "'It's nothing. Let's gel back, .rim. 1 (Tills tn fellow-Investigator Colonel Murray.) Murray mumbled: 'We'd better hnve a look.' "Col. Chang said: 'We dtmand that you continue this Investigation.' , '"You what?' shouted, Kinney. 'Who gave you any rights? You have no right to demand any- If you are an adult weighing about 175 pounds, you perspire 1.43 plnls in 24 hours. Great Britain's Ken.vs Colony Africa, produce* 13.000.001) pounds of lea annually. PROGRAM SCHEDULE KOSE AGO On Vntir imi Friday, August 31, 1951 HOU.MNG S:l»— Sign On 5:15— Musical Round-up 6:00 -News 6:05- -Farm Fall 6:15— Musical Roundup 6:30 -Gospel Gems 6:45 — Southern Gospel Singers 7:00 -News 7:05 Yawntn" In Mflwnln" 8:00 -News 8:15— Matinee Melodies 8:30 KOSE Kapers 9:00 Woman's Viewpoint 9:3t> Meet the Menjou^ 8M5 Dcnrest .Mother 10:00- -News 10:05 -Concert Master 10:30- -Meet the Band 11:00 News H:OS Farm Frolics 12:00— News AFTERNOON 12:lf>— Noon Serenade 1:00— Behind the World News 1:05— Matinee Melodies 1:3(1— Guest Star l:4n — Navy Show 2:05 Hillbilly Round-up 3:00 News 3:05 Heptime 4 -.00- -News 4:05--Murray"s Madhouse *:30 Cisco Kid 5:00- -News 5:09 Record Rack 6:00- -KOSE Scoreboard 6:15— Public Service Program 6:30- -News ifi:35 — Evening Serenade 6:45— Sign on thing'" command of his so,u;!d after tile leader was wounded and leading t to an assault position July 25, 1850. Although wounded, Pvt. Rhodes provided covering (ire while his .squad withdrew. He then returned to .he assault position and carried his wounded squad leader to an aid station half a mile away. Pvt. Rhodes' body was returned for burial at loele AUK. 5, 1951. Red Press Advocates Cooperation— 'Soviets Won't Place Barriers To Understanding with West' MOSCOW, Aug, 30. tfPi— The Soviet press salrt toclny f Hie Sov!t>l Union It basing It-sclr on the possibility ot "co-fixlstence of socialist find cnjiftnllAt .systems, and on iicaccltil coopcrn tlon between hem.'" IJ o t li Pravdft. the Communist, iitrly ncw.spfipcr. and Izvc^tia, the government newspaper, -said the iets would nevrr place bn Triers .n the way of iimler.stondinj? with the West. These nrUcles en me only a day fiftcr the entire Moscow m wiring press — Prnvda and izvestla included— curried bitter nttneks on Ihe UnUocI St tiles, accusing Americans of plnnnlng to attack tlie Soviet Union and Communist China* The articles r.olncldett ivElh nn- cthcr In Rect Fleet, the Soviet nnvy newspaper, which Rnid that the Snvict army anct Keel, and not the United States, defeated Japan. Red Fleet "the advance of the Americans In the central Pacific not only did not decide the result of the War with the Japanese aggressors, but had no .serious significance whatsoever in weakening Jnpnn's military tnJsfht." The decisive battles, it Raid, took place 011 Chinese, territory, where "It was not the tmvy which wiped out the chief shock force of Japanc.se imperialism and Us basic strategic reserve, the Kwnntung Army." (The Soviet union entered the ir against the Japanese six days before Tokyo Mil-rendered to Ameri- i forties after the a twin-bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki,) Woolen Defends Private Utilities Former Arkanion Speaks at Dedication Of AP&L Power Plant FORREST CITY, Ark.. Aug. 30. Wj—Ben. H. Wooten, Dallas hanker and a former Arkarwan, declared here today that "we should have no patience with those pprsons who advocate taking (he electric Industry away from its builder*.' 1 In A speech prepared for delivery at the dedication of Arkansas Power and Light Company's new $15,000,000 HamlJto/i Motea Power Plant. Woolen added: 'Hie government cannot run electric plants any more efficiently than can private Industry. You ju-sl cannot talk cost out ol operation." Dedication of the plant, which bears the name of AP&L's president. WAS a feature of the Eastern Arkansas Industrial Expansion Exposition, which sponsors plan to make an annual affair. 'The advent of this exposition and the dedication of the Hamil- ti n Mo.-5e.-i power plan mark the t/cjfinning of closer co-operation between management, capital and research." Wooten said. "We shall co-ordinate capital know-how and raw materials. We shall take hold of scientific research in a more affirmative way, for some day the well of natural resources will run dry and only through research and courageous action can we have a completely balanced economy. "There 1* no curfew on eastern Arkansas' opportunities, unless it be a Jack of desire and willingness to work, plan and finance. This exposition is conclusive proof that the leaders of eastern Arkansas are 101 lacking in this desire." [See related story on Pafe 9.) Obituaries Form«r Dyes* Teacher Dies in Monticello Miss Maude Elizabeth Daniel, former school teacher at Dyess, died yesterday at ths home of a brother she was visiting in Montf- ccllo. She was *3. A teacher In Arkansas [or more lan 20 years, Miss Daniel was em- Irtyed In a New Orleans school at he time of her death. In Ark- nsas, she also taught at Mabelvale. •lantersvllle, Wllmar and in Drew County. All original land surveys aro. Lak« Pungo, N.C., are tied to ancient cypress on the like show, the stump of which still stand*. Approximately 1,000,000 bacteria, most of them htrmleu, live In each tea8poonful_of earth, Hew British Bases Built in Belgium BRUSSELS (AP)—British army .supplies for occupation troops In Germany, arc expected to start moving Ihrough Belgium enrly in 3952. Work was recently begun on the construction of a. traffic center for the British army in the Campine area of Antwerp Province, 20 miles cast of the port of Antwerp. When completed the center will cover 3,952 acres and include a gasoline dump and storage space for all types of army supplies, The'In- stallation.? will be dispersed In 26 locations.'A few miles further east two new airfields arc also under construction. They will not, however, be mmmed during peacetime. At present, most British supplies puss through the port of Hamburg. Military -tacticians, however, have TRUMAN Continued from page 1 court action and order Rovernmenl i seizure of the mines and smelters. I The strike has already cut oit 95; per cent _of the country's copper production and dealt heavy blows to the output of sulphuric acid—a key ingredient in the relining of aviation and high test gasoline— and lead and rinc, Dion leaders told the WSB yesterday the strike will continue unless (1) A negotiated contract settlement i.s reached, (2) the, government sel7.C5 the struck, works, or (3) a court Injunction is liiiued against the stoppage. -., ^Americans but the Soviet army, and decided that Hamburg In too close many. to Russian-controlled territory. A lunge at Ham burg'could quickly cut off supplies for the British In Oer- SHOP FOR THESE BIG BUY trr FRIDAY, SATURDAY, MONDAY jT J s r "»*'" "* 4 v* > •il&i."-, i if *< •>•£ Jti ^ „„ &<U,J , . V * ~ •'"•i*!* Jft lyJt •P-? •*" * * ' wiv %&x 1.00 and 1.09 Values! i ALL LACE CURTAINS • Completely}'.'a)kablf! } • Slotted for Kaiy "* Adjusting! • Rccflv lo linn"! • Full Width, Length! 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Hubbartf said. .Lucille and David met at -Lucille's home here in Blytheville Aug. 18. The meeting was 8r- ranged after an exchange tit let- Lens when Ihe Children's Home revealed the addresses of the two. The Hubbard's adapted Lucille when she was 19 months old. She was six days old when placed in the home, according to records of the society. Davkl. was adopted when he was eight months old. Mr. Prater is still living and ma k e.s h Is home in Woodbury, Tenn., but us in poor health, ac- ccrding to information given to the Hubljard's. Mr*. Burma Armstrong Ttlephon* Shopping Specialist' Sears Order Sezr Have You Worn A Pair of Blytheville, Arkansas ANGUS CATTLE SALE OVER 100 HEAD SELLING 10 Bulls. 70 Cows (-10 with calves at^ide) and 25 steer calves suitable for 4-H or F. F. A. Projects. SEPTEMBERS, 12:30 P.M. IHJ QUOIN FAIRGROUNDS—DU QUOIN, ILLINOIS Egyptian Aberdeen Angui Breeders Assoc. Cattle consigned lo (his sale are from (he leading herrPfc in Southern Illinois. L. .1. 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