The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 24, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 24, 1949
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TUESDAY, MAY 24, BLYTHEVIt.I.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS Legion Housing Tackles Issues Leaders from Nine States Meet With Government Officials KANSAS CITY, May 24. r,Vi—The American Legion's economic conference entered its second day tlvs morning with several hundred Lo ginnnnirro. Rovernment officials nnd industrial leaders from the Missouri'Valley In attendance. Tiic three-day session ends Wednesday. Out of thr? conference the Legion plans to hnvc mobilized some 5.000 ]>osts in a nine-stale area to 1 the \vity in home coimmmitias in solving future employment and housing problems. States represented at the conference arc Kansas, Missouri. Ark- anvis, Oklahoma, Iowa, Minnesota Nebraska. North Dakota and Soutl: Dakota. "The American Legion has always been a refihstic organization aiu we are not looking into the fnluve through any rose-colored glasses,' Ralph Lavers of Wiishinaton. D. C director of the National Economic Commission of Ihe Lesion, told ihi Conference. "We know that time: are s;oiii5 to get toucher. We lie licve something should he none nov about eopinp. witli tlic problem. that arc just around thr- corner. Wi can't \vail until breadlines start ^ forming and hunger mrurhers start parading before we start (loins something lo meet thc nation'.* clian»in? limes, Onll'iok Not Kncoura^inj: "Tin- outlook is not too enconra;- . ins. Approximately 2.000.ODD veterans of World War II will com- plelo their 4-year education and training under the G.I. Bill this year. They are goins k* enter the labor market that is already sho'.v- ing signs ol contracting, what with industrial layoffs anil the drop in j our national income during the first quarter of this year. In addi- , lion 900,000 non-veterans will enter the labor market for the first time this year. The market loses normally only 300,000 workers a year through deaths and retirements. •We face a situation, therefore, that we must create 2.GOO.OOO new jobs in this country within the immediate future il everybody who has to work to live is to have gainful employment, and we AVe to enjoy prosperity in 1950." PAGE FIVE Children's Hospital .Gets Memorial,, Cost of Living Shows Another Slight Increase WASHINGTON. Mny 'U. Ml — Tlie Koveimnciil's cost o[ HvliiK Index CltlfPll IIP 0.1 |>D!- I'MIl IjcllVa'll Mnreli 15 nnci April 15. It was Ilic second slrnU'.hl month lu which I here vvus n slluut rise alter live monllis o( fulling prlivs. The index 0.3 pr-iveut bi'tsvcrn iiild-frlmiiiry and mlcl-Mnrrli. Despite the new slliUit Inrmisr. (he report n'oin Ilie Hiirc.iu <>[ Iji- bor Stnllslk'.s yeslcrtlny on Hie Index movement meant another one cent nn hnnr drop In Hie pay of tienrrnl Motors Corporation workers. Tlic CIO United Automobile Workers I'onlrncI wllli OM llr.i wn- BL\S In the prlei- hulcx on n llinv- inonths bixsjs. In Detroit. (IM animmnvd :i $111 lo $10 nil -lit the prices of tt.s pus- setmer t-iu.s. The CIM wiicc «it nflocls :i.|i.imn hourly ruti'd noil .suliuletl employes. Convicted Union Members Seek Another Hearing Postmasters to Meet MKMI'lllS. Mny iM. (/l',_6(inio 1(10 po.'.liiubsU'is Irum five stiites arc expected here Mny 20-28 lor a Joint convention of Ilie Nntloiml League of District 1'ostmiislci's. Members from Alabuma, Arltan- sa», Kentucky, Mlselaipirt tad Tto- ncssee are expected to attend. Read Courier Ktwi Want Adft KELVINATOR GIVES YOU -IT'S COLD CLEAR TO THE FLOOR TiiiMees of the bcolllsh Rite Bodies of Hie Valley of Litlle Hock, way. ^aid the memorial to Dr. Vm- 11. Kehmuck. sonhalcr was established lo com- Mississippi county durini; 1948 uficci in establishing the "Vinson- hnler Memorial Formula Room" nt Ihe institution. Thc room will honor tlie late Dr. Baucis Vinsonhaler. Joshua K, Jrhepheid. chairman of thc Scottish Rite Bo.ird, u'ho Kite Masonry In Arkansas." ' Carl Stalling, O-st'cohi' Gcrnldlne Pictured, from left to riRht. be- duty, Osreolii; Danny Smith, Dyes-s; hinci Mr. Shepherd and Mr Jacoway, arc: W. D. HilUngsloy, W J. Glasscock, W. C. Horn!, C. K\Smith, Thco C. Tread,.ny. U'llliiiin is handing the check to Mr. Jaco-Nash, Sidney L. Kahn. anci Harry Fluycl McCoiuiell, Osceola; James Kill-lion, West HldRC; Gmadlnc Gniy. Osccoln; Donald Ashley. Dycss; Shirley Wanner. I.eachville and liobbie Harrison. Lu.xora. Horses' Toils Form Portion of Wyoming History of its Rockv 19 forest Author and Motion Picture Writer Dies BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 24 —r/i>i—Death has taken Charles Gordon Booth, 51, author of such novels as "The General Died at Dawn" and "Johnny Angel.' Booth also was a movie writer, his original screen story "The House or 92nd Street." winning an Oscar for him two years afio. Ill for t\vr> months, he died Sunday at his home. thc backgrounds preserves in thc an\i. Rangers annually gather additions) information from the old .settlers in (he various distik-ts. The dalu includes notc.s on old Indian trails, cumps, hunting (jnr'.tuls, fight.?, explorers, military jxwts «nd expeditions against tlic Indians, old boundaries, atid miscellaneous items such as thc one About Mike HerneU. John Spencer, regional forester, says the histories are of value Iti establishing dates of huul-owncr- five Indian i .ship, settling boundary disputes. iuid studying the cyclic dEinugf of Woman's Pica for Bread Touches Tough Robber; He Gives Her a Dollar TRNSLEEP. W.vo. /,Pi—Mike Bcr- ucU had no idea of making history back in the fall of 1833. All Mike wanted to make at, that time wns horsehair check-rein for a wild broiic. He was short- of material ai\d, beiiiR a resourceful man. he chopped the tails off ponies. It developed that removal of the tails was a serious breach of con- sa >' s thc histories of the forests duct, as tlie only time an Indian nlso Pi'ovirte tlic only available his- bobs his policy's tail is when he's 1 (? ncs °f rio^ens of communities in mourning the death of someone. There was no death to mourn. Thc Indians decided the only way to bring the thing to a balanced conclusion, was to kill Mike. This lively bit of Americana steins from the Tenslccp Creek Read Courier News Want Ads sector near here. It is one of scores of readable incidents included- in Ihe U. S. Forest Servli 's history o fthe Bighorn Forest. In the past three decades the service CHICAGO, May 21. f/7»i—An armed robber bur.sL into the home of AU-.S. Jaspphlc HuJjjcr .Sundny ntid tol ( | her to lunul over all the money -she hud in the "You want money from me?" she asked, '•Yeah, nil of it," he said, Mrs. llalper hurst into lenrs. "You \vunL jnojicy frotn me, and I my- pcsts like the dark beetle, Spencer H !' lf He ™* *™ a *- Ycy ' l ncctl *»•«"»." ' .she sobbed. "Madam, nrc you really hungry?" thc gunman asked. "Bread," cried Mrs. Hnlper, "I need bread mul he asks me for inon- PAYITrriCVILl-K. Ark.. May '2\ <>!»»—A petitlun lor n new trial !<>i ^ix union nieinliers convicti'd IU-IT for contointii of rourl for vltilalhiK nn nnll-plcki'lliiit injuncllon was (lied yoslorday. Honrinn oti (lie motion wns Iti Chancery Court Mny 111. Thr. union, the AFl. luLcrnititonnl "id Carriers, hus.served nnllrc il Intnids lo sippei\l to the stale supmne court, if necessary. C £. GUI nes, business LI mm I foe (lie nnion, iiurl five uorkrr.s we IT ftned $50 each and sentenced to JO days In jail mi Mny 17 ufU'i 1 being lield In contempt <if rourl. Thc pcnalitli'S were Mispetuicxl liendliiK an nppenl. Chnncullor John K. Hull lu-ltl the six in eon tempi- for violating n court, order prohibiting picketing of n hulldiriK being constructed for the Quirks Hural Electrification Cooperative here. able the Eueas involved. P. S— The Indians weren't lo catch Mike. He was killed several years later. however, by a posse of ranchers. The ranchers accuser! him of stealing a horse. whole horse. Not just thc mil. A Historically, the peanil) plant is believrd lo have migrated irom Lu--. tin America (o Europe to Africa 1 has compiled millions of words on and then to the United Stales. The gunman gave up. "Okay, okay." he said. "Merc's a buck. Gel yourself something to cat." Then he fled. Mis. llalper. who decided It wan a lucky dollar, used it to Jlay bingo at a tieighljorhood tavern. She didn't, win. West Plains Lions Club Invites Truman to Dine WEST PLAINS MO., Mny 21. (,T| —Chnrle.s Klmboriln, pj-c.sldcnl of the We.sL plains Lions club, yesterday telegraphed "Missouri's most distinguished Lion." President Marry S. Tnimrm, an Invitation to attend a reception and bantiuet honoring Dr. Eugene S. Rik'gs. president of Uons International, who will address Hie dlslriel Lkms clubs here July (i. Gov. Korresl Smith hn:i nlso been Invited. Read courier News Want Ad* COLUMBIA HOPE CHEST The new Theodore Roo.sevelt National Memorial Park covers 58.000 acres along the Lllllc M1.s.sourl River in North Dakoln. Open the Columbia Hope Chest and Win a Gift In Our Treasure Chest—Absolutely Free! I'ro/i't) Komi Clirst holds 40 pnmnU |>iickuj; frozen foods ami ii-i-, cnln-a. 12-qnart Cri»p«r. Slu-lf folds Hwiiy—make* room for hnlky fonda. lloinm Colil Space ... Krnil l'Yc«li<-«er . fin'ilH anil Mift drinks keep* ift drinks refresh- I'lenly of lull tmltle EXTRA! I'owrrcd liy Ki:1vi!utor*s mutch* least, penny -pmvliing Polar; . . . ftciitc(l-in-a(ccl t per- innncnlly lubricated. .. .GZTCOLO CL£AR. MAY 24-25-26 • NOTHING TO BUY • NOTHING TO WRITE • NO OBLIGATION TRY YOUR MAGIC KEY AT OUR STORE and win a Gift in our Treasure Chest PRIZES $100 Columbia Diamond Ring $42.50 Set Nat'l. Silverware $19.75 Eversharp Pen Set Pick up your key in our store and win a free prize. FITZPATRICK JEWELERS 122 W. Main Phone 2728 It Takes Only 3 Minutes To Open A Charge Account Congress iv looking for more federal revenue. Already tiic same old sheep arc l>cin s prepared for' (lie shciirinf._f!,e present taxpayers. At (lie same lime an estimated MILLION DOLLARS EACH YEAR] is hcinK lost lo Uncle Sum through income uxei ni'CAUSK Congress and ihe Treasury ilcpnrtmenc I'1-KMIT certain favored liig bu.sincs.scj lo escape, entirely or partially, the payment of federal income la.v on profits. Every hidden, camouflaged or untouched source of revenue should he explored before more taxes are ' placed on present income lax payers. (.o-opcialive corporation!!, foundations, charitable — trusts — even some colleges and universities—arc engaged in profit-making commercial business, making large profits. They pay liitlc or no federal income tax.-'J his means iliiu what (hey do not p.iy is added onto thc rest of us. Congress should TAX Tllli UNTAXtD FIRST before adding more income tax burdens lo those already paying more than their share. FOR HXAMPI.i;—Co-opcraiives, .ilonc, do 17 billion doll.ira worth of commercial business annually —make profits of close to a billion. Oiher tax-exempts, such ns foundations and trusts, bring the loss in taxes to the federal treasury to a BlLLfOiV DOLLARS IN AVOIDF.D INCOMFi TAX. Every taxpayer should INSIST that Congress tax thc unuxcd first before increasing present income tax rates to any present taxpayer. National Tax Equality Association PAYING FAIR INCOME TAXES Will NOT PUT ANYONE OUT OF BUSINESS on profits. They --c^oin '« ing taxes o" 'tie so-^e bc business will not des*-ov or ony other fo'm o ( prf^s^ commorciol enterprise Ar> v^p aged business cor* pov f»dt"-o' business and SHOULD

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