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•LTTHETTLLE (ARK.) COUKIEK NEWS Rent Decontrols To Be Expedited • Inadequate Budget' To •ring Action, Tigh« Wood* Says CLEVH-AND, A U f. 18-W>—A budget cut will force his office lo decontrol one-third of the areas where rent controls are now in force, federal housing expediter Tighe Woods said yesterday. The lists for decontrol now are being prepared In Washington and nil! be announced In a week or 10 days, Woods said. Decontrol will become effective upon the announcement, he explained. About 1,000 count Is are still under rent control and the ceilings will be lifted in one-third of these, Woods said. The first list will be followed bv another list of actions, he added. This second list should come bfofe Oct. 1, Woods said. The two lists will make up the one-third .cut in the control program. "I do not think any communisms over 100,000 will be affected," Woods said. "The cuts will be countrywide, not. concentrated In any one particular section." Woods said he would meet with top regional advisors in Washington today to speed up preparations of the decontrol lists. After he left Washington for Cleveland to address the 28th national convention of the Disabled American Veterans, Woods decided on the program of decontrol as the. answer to a heavy slash in appropriations for his office's budget. "Our budget for the fiscal year »as slashed from $26 million to »21 million by the Senate and now has been cut further by the conference com 'ittees of both houses to »I7.500.000, he explained. Tonic for Ailing Film Profits Offered In Form of Credit Cards to Customers Churchill Wants Germany Admitted to Assembly STRASBOURG, France, Aug. 18. If) — Winston Churchill suggested yesterday in extraordinary session of the European Consultative Assembly be culled in December or January for the admission o[ Germany to the council ol Europe. Churchill. Britain's wartime prime minister and her present Conservative Party leader, said the admission of German woxild be the "(freatut and most Important of all questions that are belore us." "We cannot part here at the end of this month on the basis that we do nothing more to bring Ger. many into our circle until a - year has pawed." he said. Karlier, British Deputy Prime Minister Herbert Morrison told the i assembly he favored immediate steps toward unification of Europe, 'but he added that caution must be observed. By Jack Quill HOLLYWOOD. Aug. 18. l/Fi— You may soon be able to step up to the boxofttce at, the Bijou and say: "Charge it, please." Yes, to crown such lures as free dishes, bank nights and popcorn, mode met) have dreamed up new ball: boxoffice charge accounts. The see-U-now-and-pay-l a te r plan was hatched by the King brothers, a trio of Hollywood producers. They're offering'" it—free- as a tonic for ailing film profits. The Kings, who arrived at their present eminence via an Interest in slot machine movies. Intend to offer their plan to the Theater Owners of America. The organization begins its annaual four-day convention here Scut. 12. The plan operates Ibis way: A patron's credit mini mill be extablUhed just as It is when he openi a department store charge'. account. He will bt issued a credit | card. At the boxoffice, the cutiler ; will note the card number, name j and number of guests. The custom- '• er will be billed at the end of the month. Are credit happy Americans ready to rise to the lure? Yea, .says Frank King, xpokearaan for the brothers, "Most families live on budgets,"' Frank says, "and Hi' family bank- { roll is usually pretty thin the last i few days before payday. If they knew they could pay later, a lot! more people would go to the movies." , THURSDAY, AUGUST IB, 194» WEEK-END SPECIALS Rebellion at Girls' Training School Planned for in Advance, Inmates Say LITTLE ROCK, Aug. 18. (AP) — Last Sunday's "rebellion" at the Anunsns Girls Training School near Alexander was planned week ir advance and every inmate wns invited to participate, a member of the school's board o! control said ye.sterday. Mr*. Rut!) P. Hale of Little Rock made the statement at R meeting of the board called by Governor MiMath to investigate Hie uproar which two drunken inmates started and during which five others escaped. Tin-pe of the five still are at large. Mrs. Hale said she obtained her information in interviews with several inmates. Yesterdays' meeting was brief, but McM.rth called for the board representatives of interested agencies to make an "on the °l New Efforts To Disarm World Urged WASHINGTON, A II 91. lt-1/Fl- Sociallst Norman Thomas yesterday urged Congress to lalse the lead In one more attempt at world dlsarmai .ent before voting to send military supplies to Europe. Thomas testified before the combined Senate Relations and Armed Services Committee as the House prepare^ t° open debate on the administration's »M50,000,000 for- t eign arms bllt. lory next Tuesday. ' House leaders iaid they are con- MeamvhiJe, another investigation ''dent the measure will be approvd, was planned for next Monday by P°«ibly by Friday, without sub- liir Rrand jury of Saline County, in sta ""»l change in Its terms. *vhich the reformatory Is situated. I Thomas, many times a candidate The board session with Governor for president, told the senators he McMath here touched only briefly thinks any arms shipment under on a highly critical report of the 'he bill should be delayed until a school and its administration mnrie coordinated defense of the North by the Arkansas Council on Chll- Atlantic community Is worked out. I drrn and Youtn. I "Such concerted agreement for f Board Chairman Ben D. 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