The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 30, 1946 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 30, 1946
Page 12
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•I*AGE TWELVE BLYTJIEV1LLE (ARK.)' COURIER NEWS State's Revenues Top$47 r OOO,000 ..Total for Fiscal Y«or Ten Million Above Previous Year. LITTLE ROCK, May 30. (UP) — Revenue in Arkansas for the fiscal year of 1945-46, ending today, set • rtfcprd high' of $47,328, 234 and was nearly $10,000,000 more than collections last year. Revenue Commissioner Otho A. Cook said the largest Increase was In the gasoline tax which was $14,274,850 as compared with $10.923,891 l«st year, an Increase of $3,400,000. Tax collections last year were $36,614,544. Other big increases were in the sales tax which jumped $2,250,000; the cigarette tax which went up $1,640,000; and the lotal boor and liquor revenue which jumped $1,805,000 from $3,921,136 to $5,520,5(i5. Racing tecs, placed under the State Revenue Department last year for the first time amounted tov$932,132. Practically every source of revenue revealed an increase. Auto license fees went up from S3.801.212 to'$4,219,971; inheritance tax from *2W,640 to $240.951; income tax from $2,444,086 to $2,521,582; nml vending machine tax from $32,850 fa'.$35,381. Cook's reported revealed nn Increase of about $800,000 during the month of May over May, 1945. 'ihe Revenue Jumped from $3,348,150 to $4,134,763. Sales tax and gasoline tax accounted for most of the increase. In releasing the icuDii, Cook predicted an even btgger year for 1946-47 due to increases in manufactured products, more driving and continued prosperity. Texan Is Named Assistant Attorney General nout'lns MrGrcyor of Houston, Texas, right, new Assistant Attorney General, Is congratulated by Attorno> encral Tom Clark following the swearing in ceremony in Attorney General Clark's office in WashingtOj D. C. (NEA Tclcphot,.-.) Truman Popularity Declines; Poll Made Before Labor Blast In the Chancery Court for the Chickasawba District of Missis- Connty, Arkansas. Eugene Carroll Plaintiff, vs. Mary Carroll Defendant. WARNING 01!l>i:i; . . The defendant, Mary Carroll. Is warned to'appear in the Chancery Court for the Chlckasawba District of Mississippi County, Arkansas, within thirty days and answer ihe complaint of the plaintiff, Eufene Carroll. , Witness my hand as clerk of said court, and the seal thereof, on this 29th'day of May, 1040. HARVEY MORRIS Clerk , By Preida Bright G. W. Barham, Ally, for Pltf. Ed B. Cook, Ally, a'd LItcm. 5]30-C:6-13-20 - : .i.'--find Lead. With Silver • KELLOGG, Ida. (UP) -The Sunshine mine, largest silver producer In the U. S., may become one of the largest lead-producing mines lie- cause of new veins uncovered recently, according to Ross D. Leisk company manager. Watch Out! NEW YORK, May 30. (UP) — President Truman's popularity r.tnong tile American people has dropped 30 per cent since January, according to a survey of public opinion made public today by Fortune. Magazine. The Fortune poll was taken before Mr. Truman proposed the emergency labor bill last Salur- dsy. The survey also showed, .however, that if a presidentlal election were rim off now. Mr. Truman could put up a very closu fight against cither Harold Stassen or Thomas Dewey. The percentage of Americans who consider the President's hiui- dlintr of the nation's problems "excellent" or "good", fell from 82 to 52 in five months, accord- Ing lo the survey. "The President's loss or prcs- e is even greater when bisect on ratings of specific portions 01 his task," Fortune said, In response to a request fur opinion on Mr. Truman's handling of foreign relations 54 per cent of those questioned thought it was "only fair" or "]>oor." 'in December. 1945. 75.G per cent of those polled thought the president was doing a "good" to "excellent" job in foreign relations. . A similar switch of opinion was revealed in questions ou the President's relations with Congress and his handling of domestic problems. An immediate election with Mr. More Building Materials Go Under Price Ceilings LITTLE ROCK, Ark., May 30. UP) — Dollars - and-cents celling >rlces for hard building materials were fixed oday for Garland, Union md ouachlta counties in two orders ssucd here by the Office of Price Administration, The orders are ef- ective June 1. »ol|ars-and-cents retail ceilings were fixed for asbestos shingles and Icllng, asphalt roofing and shingles, jrick, ceiling, tile, cement, drain lie, insulation board, sheeting, lime, nclitl lath, plaster, screen wire and nsulation. The OPA also announced a five ier cent Increase in prices over the slate on asphalt 'roofing and shingles, effective May 10. Area pricing orders in effect or being issued for aski, Sebastian, Crawford, Miller, Qarland, Ouachlta, Union, Jef- Reds Court Neighbor Nations With Offers of War Weapons BY M. S. IIAMILKK United Press Sluff I'urre.spuiiilciit MOSCOW, May 30. (UP)—The Soviet Union Is strengthening its eastern European neighbors to resist wliat foreign minister V. M, Mololov considers an Anglo-American allcmnt to intimidate Russia. Marshal Tito, now visiting Moscow, undoubtedly will receive extensive financial and material help from Russia to strengthen Hie Yugoslav army and his internal regime. This aid may surpass (hat given l-> Poland earlier this week. ferson, Craighcad, Phillips, Lee and Mississippi counties are belnr amended to reflect the increase. ,' The Soviet union is prepared lo , make heavy sacrifices l<> bolster its friends. ft was notable thai the Soviet- Polish military and economic agreement, and Tito's Minsc<|t!ent arrival in Moscow, coincided uith Molotov's iisserlion that the Soviet Union would not submit to an al- llcgcd Anelo-American attempt to ! Impose their will and dominate ! the world. It was believed that the deterioration of Soviet relations with the western powers would have as a natural consequence the strenuth- ening of alliances In eastern Europe. The Soviet-Polish agreement established the pattern for cxlcn- TIIURSDAY, MAY 30, 1&M6 sivc aid to Russia's eastern European allies. Russia agreed to supply ihe polish army with arms and munillont; on the basis of a long- term credit. Further steps to strengthen Russia's alliance system in southeastern Europ 0 iir e expected. The Soviet government, although pressed by diminishing supplies, Is shipping foodstuffs to Poland and other eastern and central European allies. | it is of primary imiwrtance to Russia that the internal structurS} of Yugoslavia and Poland bc>c tablishcd on a solid foundation. BOSTON (UP)—A curious wcll- drc;sed woman, taking no chances 'on missing out on a butter or nylon line, followed a group of youngsters 'into a store. Inside, she drew scores of hostile stares and finally one moppet piped up: "Hey, lady, it's not fair for grown-ups to be bustiu 1 in here—this is a bubble-gum line." Truman pitted against either Stassen or Dewcy showed the following answers: Truman against Dewey—Truinaii '!0.(i per cent; Dewey 40.7 per cent; undecided 18.7 per cent; Trmnuii against Stasscn—Truman Ii4.7 per cent; Slassen 37.4 per cent; undecided 27.D per cen(. Fortune said the survey revealed that Republicans still are a minority iKirty. It. found that 4'J.l per cent of the people "usually IMnK of themselves as Democrats," 3-1.2 per cent <is liciinbUcans, 5.4 l>cr cent as "independents" and 10 per cent ns "sometimes one. sometimes the other." Less than one per cent icU-nliflcd themselves with some otlKH' P^rty while G.4 per cent were undecided. Four-Year Terms Under Scrutiny Of Tax Group LITTLE ROCK, Ark,, May 30. (UP)—The Arkansas Public Expenditure Council today was considering a proposed constitutional amendment providing four-year terms for all state elective officials. The plan, drawn up by urltten- den County Judge C. H. Bond, was presented to Steve Stabl, the council's executive director, yesterday. Judge Bond will the proposal at a meeting of the council's board of directors here June 5. Vets Slill Early Hirds NEWTON, Mass. (UP)—War vet- 'ci'ans at the Newton YMCA unable to adjust Ibciusclvcs immediately to peacetime living, have voted lo rout the physical director out »f bed two mornings a week nt, 5 o'clock to put them through calisthenics. I'VVs la Aid Farmers DliNVER. (UP)—Colorado sugar beet fanners will be aided In thinning the 13-10 crop by 5,000 prisoner.'* of war. Read Courier News Want Ads. Ivan R. Van Patten Your Sales 'Hcptescnlalhe for VBIytheyilie and'atKor' Northeastern Arkansas The ARKANSAS Automobile Club Affiliated With Amcr. Auto Association A. A. A. Residence 418 So. 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