The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 1, 1947 · Page 16
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 16

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 1, 1947
Page 16
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PAGE SIXTEEN BLYT1IBV1LLE (ARK.) COUKIKR NEWS U.S. C. of C. Asks Surtax Rate Cut Businessmen Favor Slashing Levy from 85 to 50 Per Centum WASHINGTON, May 1. (UP) — ' The U. S. Chamber of Commerce yesterday asked Congress to reduce the present to psurtax rale of t>5 per cent on large personal incomes to "a celling not In excess of 50 per cent." "It called for "corresixjncimi; decreases" throughout the surtax schedule and for a "substantial reduction .of rates" on all incomes, The Chamber's proposals were in a resolution adopted unanimously by liiore than 2COO delegates to its 5th annual convention. Preparing to conclude their four- day session today the delegates also unanimously apjiroved resolutions calling for a inhuu-ed federal budget, reduction in !;overnmi-a;J spending, continuntion of the joint 1 congressional economy committee, and curtailment oi novcrmnent corporations. Action on t3ie follu'.v- cd a discussion of j;ovcrmnenl lis- cat affairs by a ijanel of spcakors who stressed virtually the same themes. Caution is Advocated Thc delegates also heard a .suggestion that president Truman's price-cutting pronr;un, if carried out too rapidly might cause a recession instead of preventing one. William S. Street of Seattle, chairman of the Domestic: Distribution Department Committee, urj;- cd businessmen to appraise Uic President's request carefully. •He said they shtnld consider whether it mi£:hl not "produce a] withdrawal from thc market ol } purchasmR po\vcr and pei'lutps re-[ suit in wholesale cancellations ol | comniitmeiils both by business and thc consumer." "Thc very aim of preventing unemployment could well be mouylit about by thc action now taken v.i attempt to prevent it." Street saul. "Srch can be the result of failing to give our economy time to wort: out its \vnr-time dislocation toy the free enterprise method*' Labor Must Cu-opcratc Street snid he was "not hopeful" that industry \vould net in line with the President's anti-inflation program unless labor made a commitment to "hold the line (UtriiiB thc period such price cutting will require before stability is achieved." ',, The '.'Chamber's tax resolution asked (lie\following "improvements in thc federal revenue system:" 1. Continuation of carry-back ami carry-forward provisions pending permission to carry forward net Op- crating losses for seven yctirs i'i lieu of a right to carry them back. 2. Eventun lelimiinlion of the tax upon capital gains.' 3. Progressive reduction of thc corporate rale ivith ^abandonment. of the surtax device mitt] a rate THURSDAY, MAY 1, 1917 Monkey Shines Henry Ford II Favors Right of Labor to Strike WASHINGTON', Mny 1. (UP) — Henry I r <;rd U .said today he! thought it would Ijc 1 "fine to keey' out af labor controversies 100 pel 1 •jcnl," i'.ml that employes should i ha;,, the right U) strike "if that's ! \vh it they want to do." 'flic 23-year-old president of the I'oiii Motor Co. also s aid that if Mnerinnc-nl is coing lo get into !a- i or fontroyersies, it should limit itself to the role of mediator. Hi' .set forth his vie\vs in answer to (jueslions at a National I'res-i Clul) luncheon at which lie '*"is Ambassador l/>rct fnverehapei yes-1 guest speaker. | lerday visited briefly with -Secre- ', Clul) guest speaker. | lerday visited briefly Ford dcelincd to comment on la- tary of slate George C. Marshall- Thc surprise visit at bur bills pending in Congress, but .said that "what, we need is equality under law" — Hint management and labor should b2 treated in tho same fashion. He explained his refusal to comment in detail . by saying that ttie Ford company wa-i scheduled to begin negotiations tomorrow with thc United Automobile Workers (CIO). He expected "pretty lough" sessions in the negotiations, Marsliall's offiee was described by the Duke as "only a courtesy call." He told reporters he pla lo New York today. He IJui'hcss will sail for Engla week. ,| s to go ; and the'. and next; Lord Inverchapcl, Duke of Windsor Visit Marshall WASHINGTON, May 1. (UP)-The nuke of Windsor and British A clear case of "monkey shines" finds Patty doiiiR her best to be a .> station of Samuel Apstein, in Canlcn, Ohio. Apslein, a strict hnss, Et means demotion to urcase monkey." /^•» f S " S insisting on "proper prices" for the Company Head »«»«* >* " HJ ,. ff f* / McCai'Ko took part in a round- Buyers Market Back good nltemlanl at the service. says "Failure to mukc good COTTON SEED Saved from Breeders' Foundation Seed DP&L 14 Delinted & Treated Germination Average 96% only a few tons on hand FIEEMAN GIN CO. Manila, Arkansas or Call Fred Flecmon, 2923 S! 1 T»'4/C l$II\If\t'f' / table tiisrussirm at the U. -S. Cham- •JHyj fiJWytf J her Of CommiTre Cunvrniloii "No Innnci- is the small irliulcr going to hi- able to .sell anything hi- i-an got," MfCid'fjo said. "No U,m;i'v are cirMoim-rs elanuuiiv for WASHINGTON, Mny 1. (UP)-- nnythins: lu- i-an order. Today President Wade C! McCnruo of II.' Inniers are buck in the (iiivei's seal V. Baldwin & Co., liichmond. Vii.Jiind :uc demanding (llo richt kind said yesterday the customer is - - -"back in the driver's seat 1 ' and is of merchandise in i;ood .selection at th c propel 1 prices." Early Virginia laws provided* a of a yi-av'.s impriMulmcnt of less than 25 ]:cr cent is reached. 4. Continuation of e.xcisc taxes with the repeal of wartime UuToa'i- i.-•-.•••., ,., tl ,i.. L .-, ijii|iiioi>iinii.iii, es. and repeal of the IrunsiKH'Ul- f°L' any colonist al>^ : t']it frinn church ticn tax and "levies of a nuisance services three times without u valid typi-." 5. Withdrawal of the federal government from the "whole llekl of estate and gift taxation." excuse. Read Courier rjews \Vani Ada Plan Your Own T/" EMPER Kitchen with... XVlTCHEN UNITS Unsightly dents anil bumps thac mar chc beauty of your car expertly removed by our skilled body jiiechaiiics. Kesiorc new-car looks with a complete paint job. Quality enamels applied by experienced operators. Upholstery and lloor mats carefully cliMiiiril. 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