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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 1, 1949
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PAGS TVTO BLYTHEVII.LE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, AUGUST 1949 THt NATION TODAY— Marshall Plan Appropriation Encounters Many Delays and Strikes Snag on Farm Issue By James .Marlow WASHINGTON, Aug. 1. Wj—Delayed doings during dreary days M legislator*' lawmaktng linger. That, sums up what's been happening to the Marshall plan in this ilow-paced, unexciting session of Congress. More than a year ago President Truman Inicl the plan In Congress lap to help Europe recover from the war. And last year Congress approved^* it and voted money to keep it going one year. But it's a four-year plan. So, for each of the lour years it must come before Congress, which then lias to decide to: 1. Kill It altogether, instead of letting It run the lull four years. (That's not going to happen this year.) 2. Or, approve it for another year and vofe money for it for another year, suiting itself on how nuich money it votes. In Congress there's a big difference between approving (authorizing something, and voting money (appropriating) for it. Both Houses Must Agrfr They're twp separate actions, ress may authorize something bx>^ not ge^ around to appropriating far it for. weeks or months. Sorthts year the plan came up iu (Jingress again. In April the House ' -<nd Senate authorized it for one year more. That was in the spring and Mr. Truman had asked Congress to appropriate $4.200,000,000 for it for another year. ' Dawdling along with other stuff, Congress didn't get around to appropriating money for the plan till this summer. The House acted in June on that but decided Mr. Truman was asking too much and trimmed the total. ' Then it was the Senate's turn aince there couldn't be any appro- , priation at all unless the Senate also voted money and both houses were in agreement on how much. ' Bllt^- Before the Senate could vole, it ' had to have an appropriations bill outlining how the money was to be .spent. It's the job of the Senate's a pros' prlations committee to prepare the bill This it did. Farm Proposal Becomes Issue But It also thought the President .was asking too much. Like the -House, it decided the total shoulc ' be choppej. i But the Senate approprlatior committee went a step further It wrote ' these instructions into the bill before sending it up to the Sen- lite for a vote: One billion, 800 million dollars of the total money (including that '01 occupied areas), should be used foi buying surplus American crops— like tobacco, cotton, wheat, dairj 'stuff—to send to Europe. This brought a steaming argu ment last week when the Senate got around to voting appropriation, for the plan. Some senators argued the surplu. crop idea was meant to give "farm relief" bo American farmers instead of really helping Europe. They argued whether the aurplu. crop provision had any place in th bill at all. . Finally, Vice President Barkle ruled it shouldn't be there. So— The appropriations bill had to g .back to the Appropriations Com imittee to be fixed up all over aga: no it could be sent up to the Senat again to be chewed over and vole upon. Colorado Has Uranium for A-Bomb Needs WASHINGTON, Aug. 1. CAP) — Colorado's uranium deposits are ample to supply the nation's vaat atomic energy program, Senator Millikin (El-Colo) said today. Similar assurance came From Senator Edwin c. Johiison <D~ Ao). who declared there is a remerdous amount of m-antum' i the Colorado plateau country. Both senators are members of ie Senate-House Atomic Energy ommittee.. They spoke out separately as the nited States prepared to enter in> "exploratory conversations" witl •rent Britain and Canada on a, mg range program of collabora- on in raw materials supplies ant xchange of atomic Information. "I have no fear that we cannot icure uranium to operate ou :omic energy plants," Millikin tolc reporter. At present, the United States get e great bulk of its uranium—'the asic material for atomic weapons —from Canada and the Belgian Congo. ,600 State Aluminum Workers Art Stated to Quit Work in 72 Hours LITTLE ROCK, Aug. 1. W)_A wice-postponed strike of some 1,600 mployes oi Reynolds Metal Corn- any in Arkansas began officially t 12i01 a.m. today. The strike Involving bauxite nlners and processors who are members ol the CIO Steete Workers f America will not become fully flectlve for 12 hours, said Charles E. Smi''i, the union sub director. He said that much time nil) tie equlred for "orderly" shutting down operations, and that picketing wouldn't begin until after the 12 hours had expired. Reynolds and the union weren't Livestock NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. II Aug. ^..(ip)— (USDA)— Hogs 11,500 •HUtt.eC active; generally strong ' 25 higher than Friday's avcragi spots up 50 cents on weights unde ISO Ibs; sows mostly 25 to 50 up bulk good and choice 200-250 bai rows and gil!s 22.75-23.00; lop 230 freely; 2GO-3M Ibs 20.75-22.50; 180 190 Ibs mostly 22.50-76; HO-no Ib 20.00-22.00; largely 20.25-21.75; 100 130 Ib pigs J8.M-20.00; good son 400 ibs down 17.75-19.25; lienvlcr weights 14.00-17.25; slags Jl.OO- Official Explains Medical Care 'Policies Arkansan Builds Character In Tiny Cdddo Valley Academy able to agree on and for a 12 J ,z the union's decent an hourly wage ' rease across the board and or certain Insurance and retirement benefits. The strike originally was to have tarted June 30, but there were two extensions while negotiations were continued, Tiy S. ft. Anderson NORMAN, Ark, Aug. 1. three-building plant here, Valley academy, stands as a modest monument to the untiring efforts of a modest man to others. The man is Dr. John Tllman Barr Sr. The little institution Is nestled on a 40-acie trad Jn the Ouachita mountains, 50 miles west of After 31 Years, Couple Is Slated To Be Married PORT SMITH, Ark.. July 31. (IV)When she was almost 18 years old, inle Mae Parker of near Keota, Okla., became engaged to William A. Scogglns. Then Miss Parker was stricken with arthritis and broke the engagement. That was 31 years ago. Eventually Scoggins went to Merced, Calif., and Miss Parker came here. She now operates a auslness from a wheel chair at her home and Is president of the Forl Smith Shut In Club. Through the years the couple kept up their correspondence and Scogglns visited her 14 years ago. Miss Parker's health improved and the couple again made wedding plans. Last week ScoBKlns again came back to Fort Smith. Now they are Mr. and Mrs. Scogglns. They werD mnrrled Friday. Springs, Ark. (Norman has a population of around 600). Neither the school nor its superintendent are widely known; partly, perhaps, because Dr. Barr shuns the limelight; partly because [he academy's facilities arc limited. But foi 28 years they have helped influence the lives of many young people by providing them a home, an education and religious training. Dr. Barr says he is "persuaded that the present state of society Is sufficient proof of the need of BiWe teaching and discipline, such as was found in at least some homes a generation or two ago." Such Is the genera! pattern of the operation of Cadrto Valley academy. Thirty-eight years ago today. Dr. Barr, then a young man fresh from an eastern theological seminary, returned to his native Arkansas for assignment here—ostensibly for two years—as a Presbyterian missionary. Other Offers Declined His mission was to develop the church's work in the area. The founding of the academy grew out of this work. Today, Dr. flan, now white- haired and 63. still is carrying out his original assignment. In adtli. tion to supervising operation-of his brainchild. Years ago, he twice asked to be relieved to accept other offers—one as a college professor in Louisiana another to head a small college in Sympathetic Women jive* Birds an Assist With Housing Problem VINCENNES, Ind., Aug. 1. «>>— Mrs. Sibyl Hunlcy sure fooled those wrens. Everytlnw she hung her clothes on the line to dry the wrens started to build a nest and filled pockets with stlclu, feathers and biLs oi mud. j She hung a p«lr of old. worn pants on the line »nd left them there The wrens took the hint and now have > neat In one of the pockets. I Kentucky. Each time, the Ouachita synod asked him to remain. Dr. Barr is glad that he did. Looking back over ills nearly two-score years of serving the people In his area, in the field of religion, education and community welfare. Dr. Barr said If he had It all to do over. MD would choose the same course. "The rewards are ample," he added. It didn't take long for the young missionary, after his arrival here, to realize that the need for high school level instruction was as great as the need for expanding places of worship. Gradually, the idea of an acad emy somewhere in this area took shape. Authorized in 1920 In 1920, the Arkansas synod, meeting at Blytheville. authorized creation of a mountain mission similar to those in Kentucky am] Tennessee. Dr. Barr's dream was hearing realization. In September, 1921, Cudclo Val- F. D. *., Jr., to Wtd NEW VORK, Aug. 1. Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr., (D-NY) is engaged to marry Suzanne Perrin, blonde 28-year-old New York socialite. It will be the second marriage for Roosevelt, 34, and the first for Miss Perrln, She Is a graduate of Westover School, Mtddlebury, ved two years d a member of t! Women's Reserve. Roosevelt, third Franklin D. Roosevelt President, has two chBld lln D., Ill, 10. and in. She ter- the war u Marine Corps by nts first marriage ] Ethel Du Pont. TheyJ last May. in, of Mrs. and the late ren, Franlt- irlstopher, 7, the former ere divorced Most of the inhabitants of Newfoundland live by fishing, forestry or mining. , ley academy was established. The original goal was to provide education on a High school level and Bible Instruction for children of residents in the area. But from the start, the academy wns deslinwi to perform a greater function. And it posed big problems. The local school board explained i it was financially unable to provide public schools and asked the synod to join in supporting a nine-months school system. : During its first three years, the ; academy, with some financial help from the school board, provided elementary as well as high school i raining. In 1924. the school board relieved the academy of operating a grade school. Five years later, consolidation of rural schools paved the way for the board to take over the high school and the academy gave up its scholastic functions, but retained Its name. i Having made a contribution to [he community, tile academy was now ready to embark on the second phase of its career and return to the original program of Dr. Barr— to aid children, wiio, because of disturbed social conditions or for other reasons, need a home, scholastic opportunities and rearing. In a Christian atmosphere. • ANNOUNCEMENT Ernest M. Walktr Former Manager of Red's Body ^Jhop Has Now Moved To DAWS OK GARAGE 515 East Main • Expert Body and Paint WJork • Listen to DuPont's Cavalcade oi America every Monday evening WMC-7.00 JOHN MILES MILLER C( ). Distributors of DuPont rrodujcls The Veterans Administration J vkansas receives an average < 700 each month in doctors' bU •JiicJi cannot be paid by the gov rnmenL James A. Winn. manager of the JLtle Rock Regional -Office, said lint the Mils are incurred by war •eterans who obtain private medical :are for ailments which are not service-connected or for service- connected disabilities without prior puthorization which could have b*en 1 reated at a VA clinic or hospital, j The Veterans Administration cannot make payment for private med- cal treatment. Winn said, unless "onr conditions are met. First, the njury or illness for which treatment l.s given must be determined ay VA to be service-connected; second, a medical emergency must exist; third, delay in treatment would, jeopardize the life or health of the veteran. Finally, the. treatment, required could not be feasibly obtained at a VA clinic or hospital. Al] of rsp condition* must exist before the doctor providing treatment may be reimbursed by the federal government. The VA official explained JKal disabled veterans In training under Public Law 16 also ftre eligible for private medical care at VA expense of any condition which would interfere with their training. He urged Arkansas veterans to make sure they are eligible for government paid medical care prior to undergoing treatment with the intention oi having VA pay the bill. If nl alt possible, prior authorization should be obtained from the Chie'I Medical Officer of the Regional Office In the area in which tht veteran resides. 13.50. Cattle 6500; calves 1300; some early inquiry for southwest grass steers of Rood to choice flesh and several loads and lots steady at 26.50-26.75: odd lots Rood and choice heifers and mixed yearlings steady to 26.00-27.00; common and medium beef cows around 14,50-15 50; canners and cutlers 10,50-M.00; bulls weak to 25 lower; medium nnrt Rood 17.00-18.25; cutter and common H.50-16.50; vealers steady; good and choice 23.00-27.00; common and medium 18.00-22,00. 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AND,/IN MEDIUM CLASS TRUCKS, SALEfi INCREASED "A PHENOMENAL 11$ PER CENT/ALMOST 3 TIMES AS GREAT AN INCREASE AS ITS NEAREST COMPETITOR. / And This Is What It Means to You When you plan to buy a truck, consider what's happening all over th« country. More and more people are buying Studebaker Trucks because more people are satisfied with Studebakers. You will be, too. Featuring low economy of operation, the 1949 line has a model for every kind of job . . . including the work you do. So, accept our invitation: come in and see these great new Studeboker Trucks—sea them, drive them, and price them before you decide to buy ANY truck. WHEN YOU BUY A TRUCK, LOOK FOR THE LEADER . . . -STUDEBAKER- Chamblin Sales Co, Telephone 888 Railroad & Ash Streets

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