The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 20, 1946 · Page 3
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: MONDAY, MAY'20, 194G Property Owners Win in Tax Case Supreme Court Voids Law Under Which Appeal Was Made. LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Muy 20. (UP)—The Arkansas Supreme Court today held as unconstitutional Article 13071 of Pope's Digest dealing with appeals from courts of equalization. The court said that the seclton contravenes the 14th Amendment lo the U. S. Constitution in perini'.ilvi} an appeal from the board without requiring any notice to properly owners against whom a possible increase in tax assessments is sought. .The action affirmed a Pulaslti Circuit Court decision in dismissing a tase brought against the Cumniur- ciul National Bunk and four other capital city banks by I'ulaski cuim- ty and others. Joined in the suit were the city of Little Rock, the Little Rock Special School Distrie:, I'u- laski county and John M. nose, an attorney. • They applied to the Pulaski County Board of Equali/atioji for n;i increase to correct alleged eivcme- ous assessments that resulted from a formula they said war too !o\v. Twife Drilled Previously The board and the county court both denied the increa.se. The dismissal was granted in the circuit court aflcr a review of n motion made by the appellants. The motion, baaed on five points, called attention to the ineffectiveness of tlic -section in failing to provide for ro- tlce of properly owners whose assessment is questioned. In a companion case, the satne appellants brought suit against the National Old Line Insurance Co., the Naiional Equity Insurance Co.. the Pyramid Insurance Co.. challenging the formula used by the companies to compute the value of slmres of stock. The case followed lite same outline as the bank case, with trie insurance companies filing ii motion for dismissal in circuit court. Motions in both cases were arjjit:!il simultaneously. The Supreme Court allowed dismissal In both cases with Justice N'. F. McPadtten entering a dissenting opinion, and Justice E. I.,. McHaney concurring. Tn another case, the Supreme Court held that a deposition may be taken out of the state- witho it a previous court order. In upholding a Stone chancery court decision, (he Supreme Court also said that nine days' notice is sufficient before taking n deposition and that written questions are not necessary unless the affinnts require them beforehand. BI/YTHEVILLE (ARK.) COXJRIKR NEWS Screen actress Susan Peters, paralyzed from the hips down'in u hunting accident over a year ago, recently gave lior actor husband, It [chard Quine, a pleasant surprise by driving lo meet liirn when his plane arrived at Burbank, Cnlif., nirport. H was the (list lime she had driven since her accident. She used the specially built car with oil-hand controls pictured above. Connie Bennett to Be June Bride OPA Auto Price Increase Soon To Be Authorized WASHINGTON, May 20. <UP1 — An OPA spokesman snict today thai iin order Increasing tho prices cf new aulomoljlles on nn avornuv ot about four or ftve per cent would b* Issued soon—probably this week. The Increase will bo granted to manufacturers to compensate them for price hikes In steel itnd other materials, he suld. He added thai -|h» price Incrcnw would be passed on to consumers ut the retail level. The percenUje Increases will vary on different makes and models. PACK Mad Horse of Manhattan Free Enterprise Group Welcomes Investigation LITTLE ROCK, May 20. (UP1- Oily Cameron, chnlrinun of the Ar- knnsas Fre e Enterprise Association Boiud, snld yesterday he would wrl- j come n congressional Investigation] of the group. j His statement followed & recent u.'quest <rf the Arkansas State Council .of Lumber and Sawmill Workers (APL1 for a probe of the AFEA and other groups accuse<l of attempting lo disrupt labor. Cameron sold the APEA Is com- l>os«l entirely of' Arknnsans who "hnve no i>ersonal uxe to grlml but only the welfare of the stnic and nation." 'We hiive no qnnrrel with well- regulated, responsible labor unions." Cumeron suld, "but we tire opposed j to (he ubuse of power some orimn- Iml labor groups have seen (It lo launt as » whip over the heads ol law-abiding people." College Dcon . BATESVlLL^ Ark., Ka? M'<tJi -Retlmaeni ot's7jr. wflumk a. »hri of -ArkaniM Cotlart tuu been announced 'by Dr. Jolui Sprains, Jr., president, of UK* oo!U«e. De^ji WIIKams skill couUnue,to «frv« u professor, of nvnUumatlc*. JU came. to Arkansas College as a Itwofes- sor In 1924.from QallaUn,T*nr», ,»'J The Increase of crime In IMS'' wus the grentest In the flfteen- yeur period since th« FBI begirt- tubulating nation-wide crime »t«i"' Istlcs. : .•••• -- » J)our Adni. Charles A. I'owmill, nbove, has been nupolnluU by President Tiumnn to be Governor ot Gunm, reiiistntliig lh« Niivnl government which administered CiKinnmiiiM ullnlrs from lliOH unlll thu Japs seized tho Islfiml In IHvoinbcr, )!M1. Johesboro Hopes to End Power Rationing Soon JONESBORO. Ark.. May 20. (UP1 —Rationing of elect] icily" in Jones- hcvn mnv en-] ^tm-rinv if settlements are made jn the coal ami rail struct',- Neal Thnyer, manager of the City Water and Light plant, has announced. Brownout rcstrlu- tlons,-'how.'ver,.cannot bo lifted until Ihe plant, is assured of sufficient coal;' he said. . Read Courier News Want Ads. Bogey Man With four unsuccessful marriages behind her, Constance Dennett is going to try it again, this time with Air Force Col. John Theron Coulter, with whom she's pictured, above, at a Beverly Hills. Calif., night spot. She has announced they'll be married in Riverside, Calif., on June 22. The 41-year-old screen star's previous husbands weift Chester Moorehead; millionaire playboy Phil Plant; the Marquis Henri de la Falaise Jc In Coudraye; and Mexican-born actor Gilbert Roland (Luis Damaso Alonzo). Kitten Population Jumps From 3 to 17 in 24 Hours Who wants a kitty? You may have your choice of white!, black, bluish, reddish and mingled shades, with 14 cunning little pets from which to select your choice. Mrs. Carey Woodburn 'Pheeney had three cats some weeks agti. Within 24 hours time she had M more! She will give any or "all of the kittens 'away for pets. If good home:; are promised. They now are old enough to leave "home." She lives at 325 East Kentucky or yon cay call at 807. 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'"* Nfw Voit.V ,:,,llcf hail Us hun.ls (nil ioiimUn B np n 1 risky nmuwi.y, one of L'-l!i iiurpliis Army |,orsr s hroiiijhl from Fort liublnsoii, Nehinskn. for iiucttiin. (NKA 'iviepholu.i ! In uddlllon . to ret!\ilar pay. tx-J20 per ,-enl for ovfisusis service. 50 I yc'irs or service :m allowances are given to men ol | per cent Mr ivuuhir flying duly .' '. the U. S. Regular Army, Including- inn) llvi- pn conl for MC|I three )?e«d Courier News W/cnt Act- »HK IIKAUTY Cl.INIt Mifturrl Krrn Smith, Owner ln(r«m Hlcl)t. Pharus »7t TERM I MIX TERMITE CONTROL Triple Guarantee 1. Guaranteed by I;nM« Terailnlt .' Company. , ' ,' ' " \ ' •''• 2. (iuurantced by K. I,. Br«« C» 3. Oiiraiilecd by Sun Innnowe ' • OBlce. - -"^ .' ' '* BRUCE TERMINX CO. l.lmisec of K. u Brni-r Cowp»nj '. Ilux 1270 ; v Meiiiphts, Tenn. '•. 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