The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 21, 1949 · Page 2
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Saturday, May 21, 1949
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TWO BLYTHBVILUB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS SATURDAY, MAY 21, 1949 If TM NATION TODAY | Congressmen Weep and Wail | About Tax Burdens and Pass ' More, Bigger Appropriations Bgr Jam*. Mario* WASHINGTON, May 21. C*1—U your shirt's too aliort, to stuff Into jour pants, you're (Oln( around with aotne akin showing. And that's about what all the talk of government economy boll* down to: How to get your shirt and pants together. ' In this caae government expenses are the pant*, and government revenue Is the shirt. It's beginning to look too short. But the whole picture gets hazier* ai the daya paw and the arguments _ _ , . , - • Few Dogs Licensed; Ordinance Requires Rabies Vaccination, Too 'Medically Dead' Man Revived ! i about economy Increase. So here's an ABO on it. Take we iWerunent debt tint, •inee the whole ariunw-nt revolt M anwnd that. The debt now Is arowd *2M,M«,**«,M«. That debt is the money the government has had to borrow over the yean, particularly the war years, to keep It going. It borrowed because government expenses were greater than Us revenue—the money collected In taxes from the people and businesses. What President Truman and Congress want is to see revenue greater than expenses. Why? So that, after paying expenses, some money will be left over to pay off some other debt. Debt, Debt, Debt, Debt If expenses become greater thnn revenue again, the government will have to borrow more money to keep going and get deeper Into debt. Here's where the story starts: Last January Mr. Truman told Congress that for the fiscal year starting July !, 1M» (that's when the government's business year starts) this was the picture: Expenses would run around $42 billion and revenue around $41 billion—or *1 billion more going out than was coming in. Se he asked Congress to raise taxes about $4 billion, mostly on corporations and higher-Income City Clerk W. I. Malln yesterday estimated that leu than one per cent of the dogs In Blythevllle wear a city dog llcens* tag In accordance with the law. The licenses were due January 1. Mr. Malln based Ills estimate on the Dumber of dog licenses purchased by dog owners so far this year. He stated that to date only 18 dog llcnese tad have been la- sued by his office. A city ordinance requires all does six-months of age or older be reg- stered with the city clerk's orflcc and to wear a city license tag. It requires all dogs six-month! of age or older to be vaccinated against rabies. This must be done. Mr. Malln explained, before the dog Is registered and » license purchased. One-Third of Arkansas' War Vttt Seek Disability LITTLE ROCK, May 21.. OT — The Veterans Administration reported yesterday that more than one-third of Arka:was' 145,000 World War two veterans have applied for disability compensation. VA Regional Manager Jumes A. Wlnn tald 48,123 veterans living in the state filed application, claim Ing their Illnesses or injuries were servJce-oonnecled. He said 23,387 of these claims have been disallowed and 338 others are under scrutiny. R«ld C. Lewis, 4G-y«ar-oId aircraft armament inspector, smllea from Ills hospital l«d In Los Angeles, happy to be alive. His doctor, declining to be Identified, told how Lewis was "medically dead" tor 12 to 15 minutes a week ago from an anesthetic administered for a minor operation. Normal methods of attempted resuscitation failed. Then the surgeon remembered that if a bone Is broken, the shock sometime* revives the patient. He snapped Lewis' lOtli rib and the man recovered. (AP Wlrepholo). ..._i chilled Congress to the bone. Instead of raising taxes, it saul to Mr. Truman, expenses would have to be cut. Then along came some other proposed expenses-like giving Europe arms—that Mr. Truman hadn't even listed in January. This made the picture look even a little worse. But something els* happened in the meantime that made It look worse than that: This was a drop in prices, together with an Increase In unem- polyment. That meant the government would be able to collect even less tax-money. Congress Ignore. Her Own Fear, Bo the cries in Congress became even stronger for cutting government expenses. The lawmakers said things like this: •"We may be heading into a bit of business recession—if it's not already here—and that's no time to talk of raisins; taxes. So let's cut ex- Pe Then a week ago Congress' own tax experts-called the staff of the Joint Congressional Tax Committee —came up with a prophecy that made Congress cry even louder tor chopping down expenses. The ex^Because of the drop In business, tn the fiscal year beginning July 1 the government will take in only ' around »M billion in taxes, not the i Ml billion Mr. Truman figured on • last January. 80 whereas Mr. Truman fig urea • revenue (»41 billion) would be about ; $1 billion less than expenses (t« billion), the expert* figure It will , be $3 billion less (with revenue '•' only $3» billion). . Meanwhile, as bill after bill (to pav expenses, starting July D goes v whistling to the Senate, the sen- L ators pass them right merrily, not ', cutting them, but talking loudly of economy. If at this point you can't figure '','•'• out what Congress is really going to \; do about cutting expenses, that's : all right. Congress doesn't seem ; : to be making much progress in ;]• figuring it out, either. ii Marriage Licenses ! The following couple obtained : ii marriage license at the office of >'•'• Miss Elizabeth Blythe, county clerk ';'. yesterday: • Floyd Ray Grissom of Rcagon > Tenn., and Miss Lou!» Middleton ot Cooler, Mo. Caruthersville Banker Gets Committee Post Carl Williams, executive vice- president of the First State Bank in Caruthersvllle, Mo., has been named to the Conference Committee of the Missouri Bankers Association, it was announced today. The appointment was made by Leslie K. Curry, of St. Louis, president of the association. It was also learned today that the Sixth District Bankers group would meet in Caruthersvllle in the late fall. There are 14 Southeast Missouri counties in that district. Good, Quick Service Usually is Welcome — But This Time it Wasn't WASHlNO-mN, May 21. </P| — Sometimes service can he too good. Harry J. Davis, proprietor ot a men's clothing slave, Wednesday night hid (1,100 i" an ash can filled with ashes In the basement. Before he rotild remove the money Tiims- dny.. collectors had curled off the ashes. But the .story has a happy ending: frantic telephoning located the men, the truck wns unloaded at the city dump, and the $1,100 was found. Davis UppcdMhem $50. Two Keiser Girls inter Oiceofa Beauty Pageant Plans for Oceola's beauty pageant, sponsored by the Junior Chamber of Commerce, nearlug completion, with two entrants Misses Dora Dean Qirdley and Ogareeda Pelts, both of Keiser, registered. The pageant will be staged July T, and the winner will represent Osceola in the contest to select Miss Arkansas." Where's Wfco? LONDON, May »1. (flv-Wemb- ley's Police Station has the perfect interrogation team: Constables I Watt, Wye and Howe. Writer of Threatening Notes to Truman fnsane LITTLE ROOK. M;iy 21. W) — Secret Service Agent Neal Shannoi said yesterday a man who admit ted writing threatening letters tc President Truman, KB! Chief J Edgar Hoover and Gov. J. Strom Thurmond of South Carolina been found lo be insane. The man was identified as Willie Ellis Blackmoii, Hot Springs, Ark. He was examined at the Arkansas Slate Hospital for nervous diseases, where Shannon said he would be retained us a patient. GOOD RULE* I •TO FOLLOW! I ~^ ,«* w* CENUH4 AUTO REPAIRS iUOCIT PLAN f ASY PAYMENTS ort Smith to Change Dress for 1949 Rodeo FORT SMITH, Ark.. Muy 21. (/I'J —Port Smith lias changed its clothes In preparation for the annual Arkansas - Oklahoma Rodeo icre May 28-June 1. Ten gallon hats ana western-style garb nre what well male Port Smtthians are wearing. If they aren't so dressed they nay be seized and dunked in dipping vat by a "big hat and colored shirt" posse. The posse's first victim was an oul-of-towncr, J. B. (Red) Ezell nf Little Rock. jurdon Gets Grant WASHINGTON, May 21, (/P) — •rant of 115,440 In federal funds or airport develoi«nent at Gurdon, ,, has been announced by the Jivil Aeronautics Administration. Fancy Is a short word, phantasy. form of the Venetian Blind* of ANNOUNCING TO MY FRIENDS To all my friends and customers, I would like <• aa- nounce that 1 am now located with I>aw» OK Carafe. RED LEWIS. Read Courier Newt Want Ada. t tw »*+* MA tM b*d M •* IASV PAIMtNT • IUOCET lt>N SOUVAN NELSON CHEVROLET CO. 301 West Walnut Phone 578 Such clean Venetian blinds! Dust clods right oS Flexa- him, it's to satin.unoothl This aluminum bends for I quick brush-ups, snaps back into perfect thape! Lighter, easier to operate. And the beamy lists! Plastic finish won't chip or crack. FJexa- liira is fireproof, ruit-proof. weather-proof. Custom-made only. Come choose from beautiful colors ... bring window measurements. So inexpensive! Cuslum - made only. Come choose from beautiful colors ...ask for estimate without obligation. BUILDERS' SUPPLY CO. Inc. With Say U THE FLOWER SHOP Gkncoe Building Fboae 4491 or 2747 The SECRET of Rothrock's EXPERT Prescription Service ROTKROCKDRUGCO. PHONE 4451 MERCHANTS PLATE LUNCH Freih Channel Catfish Fried Chicken Roast Pork Roast Beef Chicken tc Dreiiing Steak & Gravy Three vegetablea Special 60c Special HOT DOGS 15cl HAMBURGERS l» c CLUB STEAK, FR. FKIES 85c | Choice T-Bones & Sirloins "Where Friends Meet and Eat" theNICKLE STAND Vickie Saliba, Prop. 103 W. Main W. II. Fease Su. Iliway 61 J. Wilson Henry Phone 24X4 Malvern Voters to Decide Parking Meter Issue MALVERN, Ark., May 21. Residents of Malvern will decide June 21 whether they want to spend n nickel every time they park their cur on downtown streels. An election on buying parking meters will be held on that date. The city council approved installation of the meters May 10. In the original draft of Henry IV, Falstaff was called Olrtcastle but Shakespeare changed it because of protests from that name. the family bearing The copper mines of, Falum, Sweden, have been worked since the 13th entury. Bradley to Get Degree EASTON, Pa., May 21. [iPi —General Omni' N. Bradley, U 8. Army chief of stuff, will be given an honorary degree June 10 nt the Lafayette College commencement exercises. He will receive the degree of doctor of science, the college announced yesterday. With the Courts Circuit: Kathlene Thompson vs. - Grter Moore, appeal from the Common Pleas court of $250 judgment to plaintiff. Raymond Austin vs. James Mld- dleton, suit to recover $20,600 In damages resulting from accident, Nov. 16, 1348. COTTON FARMERS Chemically dellnted cotton seed germinate quicker, plant and plow the same week. Reduce chopping expense and produce more cotton per acre. STATE CERTIFIED VARIETIES AVAILABLE U. * P. L No. U. pet SV Lb. Bat 110.00 O. * e. L. No. 15. Per S« Lb.- Ba» lO.Ofl SUoeville 2 B, Per 5V Lb. Bag 10.00 Stoneville t C. Per 58 Lb Ba« 10.00 Bowden 41-B, Per 5» Lb. Bag H.OO Hall & Half Illibred). Per 50 Lb. Ha; 10.0U Coker 1 * 100 Wilt Resistant. Per 30 Lb. B*[......... 10.00 Paula, Per 50 Lb. Bag 10.09 Empire, Per SO Lb. Ba s 10.00 Come In and place your order or fet yoor snnplT today. BLYTHEVILLE SOYBEAN CORP. ^ Phone 85« BlylheviHe. Ark. Phimr 157 Branches: LeachviUe. Ark.. Huracrsville, Mo. and Senath, Mo. GUARANTEED SERVICE ON • Refrigerators Household — Commercial • » » • Air Conditioning • * • I Radios—Record Players • * * • Washers • Gas Engines We Pick Up & Deliver ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. <!06-20S W Main Phone 2071 •ffifctt if The ill fitting, loose oxford thzfl does not "hug the ankle" U mad el snug and comfortable bere. Fin-1 est work at reasonable cost. H-flLTCRS iQURUtY SHOC SHO 121 w M a i vj s Scott Alley SIGN & NEON SERVICE • Better lUfat • Better Service Stt No. FraBklhi Read Courier newi Want Ada- RENT A CAR Drive Anywhere ten Ffeaa* Simpson Oil Co. Phone 937 i You Are Cordially i Invited to Visit | The [Accessory Shop' J Feminine Apparel • iMabc! Hogan Jessie Srite; Motel Noble BWg. • Blytheville, Ark. i PIANO TUNING and REPAIR The only PERFECT TUNING by STROBOCONN between Memphis and St. T.ollls. WHY TAKE LESS THAN THE BEST? RADIO REPAIR on all models and makes— done by a LICENSED repair expert—EVERV JOB GUARANTEED. WHY PAV MORE FOR LESS? Music Instruments and Supplies Anything from a pick lo a baa* violin. Sheet music, records—just everything. BROOKS Music Stor< fishing for service 107 E. Main Tel. '•"I" nor* trade in allowance w your oM washer, regard!•!• ef make or condition MI a MW BENDIX Automatic Washer Thta Is Your Chanct (er Real Sarinsj*—OMB* in Twday NUBBMD e HOKE . •M MM In* MN. C. A. Tant Construction Company — Ti«n«r»l r. O. B*x H BljtherUl., Ark. Service — That's Our Motto.' We »par« no eriort in providing ta KXTRA everyday prescription service which means e»tr» JOB- ventence w rou Feel free to call on us at any time Prompt delivery aer^lce Phone 601 WOODS DRUG STORE use the right line in '49! ATTENTION Soybean Growers! DORTCHSOY NO. 2 SEED SOYBEANS Re- cleaned, Tested and Tagged. PRICE $2.75 Per Bushel. 1919 Soybean Support Price 90% Parity. Produce more soybeans per acre by planting Uortchsoy No. X. highest yielder in IMS yield contest Seed For Sale By BLYTHEVILLE SOYBEAN CORPORATION 1800 West Main i'hone 856-857 SHEET METAL Duct work, blowpipes, suiter . all typo call Taylor Layton. 828. UZ North Flrrt. WORK For c i perl werk Blytheville Tin Shop EXPERT SERVICE Laundry & Dry Cleaning * Cold Storage Furs, Woolens, Blankets and Drapes NU-WA Laundry Cleaners Phone 4474 CHARLES W. BAKER General Agent 221 Lynch Building Blytheville, Arkansas Pickard's Gro and Market 1044 Chickasowba SWIFTS PREMIUM rf BRANDED BEEF We Specialize in Fancy Meats and Groceries We Oefiver Phone 2043 Plenty of Parking Space Call 0. C, FREEMAN 32 Years Experience • DuPonl Paint* • 'mpenal Wallpaper I'hone 4291

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