The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 12, 1947 · Page 4
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Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, May 12, 1947
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PAGE -FOUR BLYTHEVILLE (AH.K.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, MAY 12, Marshall Wins On Home Front Reluctant Congress Yields to insistence Of State Department By JOHN U STKEI.K (Vnilort -Press Staff Correspondent! WASHINGTON, May 12.—In the two weeks since his return from Moscow, Secretary of State George G. Marshall has made significant gains in Congress on three of his Jour major foreign policy programs. When he roturncd»from the unsuccessful Moscow meeting of foreign ministers. Marshal! found Ihc Italian peace treaty mired In grow' ing senate opposition. The post- -UNRR.A relief program was in clanger. The Greek-Turkish aid bill was under hot House fire. And Uic State Department's "Voice of America" broadcasts faced death in the House. ...In the fortnight since Marshall's return, all but (he latter have advanced far toward final congressional approval. • Influential senators say privately that Marshall's success with Congress results from two factors: his complete candor and bis close liaison with the leaders of both Political parties. \ Marshall has established almost daily contact—by telephone or personal interview—with Chairman Arthur H. Vandcnberg, JR., Mich., of the. Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Sen. Tom Commliy. Tex:,' ynndenbcrg's Democratic opposite. Mere-is Marshall's score on major foreign-policy issues: Treaties - : Three Senate foreign relations committee members were "leaning" toward indefinite postponement of ratification for the Italian and Balkan pacts last Monday. That evening Vandenbcrg and Connally drove to Marshall's office and chatted for an hour. The next day Marshall told the committee that ratification was necessary lo gain an eventual peace settlement for Germany and Austria. On Friday the committee approved, ratification without a dissenting vote. I'ulls Chestnuts from Fire Relief—The House cut SISO.Oflfl.ODO from the 53:0X05000 post-UNRRA relief bill. Marshall wrote the Senate committee that the lull amount was needed for Poland. Austria.' Greece. Hungary, China, Italy and Trieste. The committee then voted the full amount unanimously and Vandenberg told reporters he would push the matter this week on the Senate floor. .Greek-Turkish Aid — The SCO.- 000,000 quarantine-Communism program was under withering fire in the House on Tuesday when a sps- "e.ial mewcuRer handed n iiole from ^Marshal! to Chairman Charles A. -Eaton, R., N. J-. ot the Foreign Af•fairs:•-Committee: Eaton, read the ^statement to the House. It asserted "that Marshall believed the stale-mated -Moscow foreign ministers' =meeting- made passage of the bill •even more important. A few days plater the House voted overwhelming .apnroval. , : He hns-met with leaders of UDth ' congressional parties in an attejnpt -to reverse a house appropriation ^committee decision to withhold al requested funds for the "Voice Her Biggest Thrill—Walking Betty Jane Lampe, 22, of Chicago, who recently wnllicd fqr the first lime, promises lo dance at her own wcchliiii! parly this summer. The blue-eyed blonde was born without feet and had her lower leas amputated a year nf.o so she could wear artificial limbs. She's pictured in cilice, of Chicago manufacture.'! 1 wearing her new leys for the first time. Liquor Seizure Ruling Issued By State Official LITTLE ROCK, Ark, Mfiy 12. IUI';—Officers 111 Arkansas may confiscate liquor found on the per- tim of anyone convicted of beina chunk or drinking in a public p]nce. Attoiney General Ciuy E. Williams held today. He told W. 1>. Smith, c'fputy pro- .scculor of Walnut. Ricli-e that a law passed by the 1047 legislature provides lor the; .seizure, and lor- feiture of liquor for violation of a previous act which makes it a misdemeanor lo drink or appear drunk in a public place. Williams also said that trans- portinn liquor on which the seal has been broken is not a violation of the law. In another opinion Williams told Stale Fire Marshall. Lee liaker tliat the slate cannot lie held liable for possible explosions in pipe which was used previously in Ihc manufacture of explosives (luring the war. The pipe was sold by the (government, us surplus equipment inul has been installed by persmi.s In Forrest City, Drinklcy and Marian na. Baker told Williams that he has warned users of Hie six-inch pipe Unit it may explode lit any lime it Is cut by a welding torch or comes in contact with heat In any way. The altorney (•fneral said that a warning was the limit of his authority and that he can not order the pipe removed without making Hie stale liable for damages. "It appears to us that the U- S government ' should take steps to .irotccl the users of this pipe," Williams declared. In the third opinion, Williams told County Judge Tom Bell of Polk County that the county can vole three mill tax for construction of a hospital in Mena. He also pointed out that the county can vote up to one mill for maintenance of the institution. Youth Sought As Murderer Of Small Girl NOR'USTOWN. i'a...May 12. cUP) —A special siiuad of 20 slate policemen combed Montgomery County today in search of a blond, curly-haired 'youth wanted for ilie kidnaping, raping and slaying of live-year-old Carol Thompson. Police said someone thoroughly familiar with the territory enticed the little, blue-eyed/girl into automobile, and less than an lioui later, dumber her battered ami ravished body into a cistern in a secluded section 01'' No n 1 is town. Carol and her six-year-old brother. William, were p'laying in froiv of their home at nearby Uppn Gwynedd Township Saturday even ing when a youth driving a "bi: black automobile" drove up and asked the little girl if she wantd to go for a ride. She accepted, leaving her brothe who ran to -his parents, Mr. ai •Mrs. 'William Thompson, and re ported what 'happened. The parent mmediately notified police. An hour" later, 13-yeaT-old Mai vin Brooks found the child's bod and tattered bits of her clothin flouting in the rain-filled we! seven miles from her home. J. of A. AUimni To Hear Gordon, Sen. Fulbnghi FAYETTEVIU-.E, Ail:.. May 12. —Unlti'il States Si'ti. J. W. Knl- 'iglH of FiiyutU'vill' 1 atul l.icui ov. Nathan Gold"" of Marrilii.n vlll appear as tlu> i>iincip;d spiMk- rs at a University of Aikatixis Alumni Association jnxijrnin in Ijr held at the University [•iimmctu-i 1 - incnt clay. June ,l>. it wns :iim<mnr- cd today by Steve Crei-kJV^^ in Fort Sniilh, pi-i'siilem of ^JFasKu- ciallon. Tin; proem"!, which vvi'.l Ijeuin at 10 a.m. and will bc> held in i]><' Field House, is being planned by he- Alumni Association in tribute 10 the University for its tlivei- Hiartcrs of a century of service to the state and nation. C/cekmoie said. The University observed un Jan. 22 this the 7;">ih annivei-- sary of the opening of clas^t-s tin the Fayetteviilc cntnpus. Both Senator F'ulbriulu and Lieutenant Governor Gordon are graduates of the University, and Senator Fulbi'iglit is a former president of the institution. The state of Tcxi-i has nil irrigated acreage of 1.209,000 acri'.s. liarney itaruch, senior statesman who usually holds court on a Washington park bench, here opens ollicc in Ihc sunshine on New York's cily hall steps. Democrats Concede GOP to Get Tax Cut Bill Through Congress Nazi to Die WASHINGTON, May 12. (Ul>> — Dcmccralic opponents conceded lo- day that the Senate will pass a •Republican bill cutting income taxes 10 lo 30 per cent beginning .July 1. The measure, approved by the Senate Finance Committee last week, would apply a 20 per cent cut to incomes between $1,395 and $79.030 H year. Cuts would increase up to 30 pel cent, for incomes under $1.395 an.'l BO down to 1C per cent for those earning over $70.030 annually. Every income taxpayer would j!e' some bsncfit. Concessional sLuf experts estimated the bin wouk save taxpayers S4.MO,0(W.O:.0. a yea: They addfll, however, that it wunU only deprive the treasury of S'i. 200,OCO.CCO in revenue for the fiscal vear due to a lay in col icction'of taxes. There was vh tually no doubt th Senate would pajs the bill. At Justment of differences lu-tween II Senate and a similar 'House meas urc was not expected lo be a ser ous problem. The big question remaining w Whether 'President Truman wou stand firm in his opposilion to ai tax. cut now and would veto t bill. The OOP Senate leadership Hie legislation over its first luirc when the finance committe vot to 5 approve a revised Hot! .111. Senate Democratic whip Seo VV. Lucas. 111., said lie would tinue to oppose I he measure Field Marshal Albert Kesselring, 52, commander of German forces in Italy during the war. was sentenced lo die before a firing squad by a British military court at Venice. He was declared responsible tor the infamous Ar- dealine Caves massacre ot 333 Italian civilians and the deaths of 1073 others through severity of his reprisal measures. lovi^h hci conceded it was headed r passage, lie? planned to offer n ti'.ute on Hit! Sonata floor bill tlniittcd it h:ul uo chance. The Finance Committee bill el un- tiled llii' retroactive feature of ic House bill I tint would have arte the- cut Affective as of last lu. t. It fid tin 1 effective dale as ily 1. It also lowered the House it from 20 to 15 per cent on ln- >mes between $79,000 and $3D2,GOO. «Tha comtnitica also liberalized provision griuiling nn ddilionnl $5CO exemption, lo pur- ons C5 years unit oliler. Tlic ex- -ption was p-xleiuted to include otli a husband and wife ant M'l'soux recrivinB railroad retire- rnt paytnt'iits or pensions. Undfii' tefiiiA of tin? Senate coin mlleo bill, the cut on \vithhold- HB taxes \voulcl become effective at lie lull rate on July 1. The reduction nerccnlase would be halved, iiowevcr \vlH-u n implied lo Ih itKcnnn for the 1917 ye:ir us a whole. The Senate Committee would cut I axes for the year 1JMT only half as the bill. The Senate committee bill would eul t.^xos by 30 pc;- cent on incomes up to SI.CCO, by a sliding fci\\c tau^iin: from 30 lo 20 per cent on incomes from $1.003 to $1,3^5 :uul by 20 per ei-nt cm those in $13P5-$7f,CCO brackets. Dispute Over Pet Deer Results in Murder and Then Suicide in Oregon GRANTS PASS, Ore., Mttf 12 (UP)—'Piie search for Jack Mahoney. G8. grizzled prospector who allegedly shot and killed Jack Pox a ouarrol over the killing of a jet. deer, was over today. A report to the sheriff's office icre said Mahoney had comniitled :uicide with his high-powered 'rifle n a cabin Just six miles from the spot where the body of his .al- pfid victim w'.is found. Sheriff's deputies and stale troopers had been beat'nu; UiroiiKh the heavily wooded hills in th> wild Ro:iue River mountains for Lwo days in search of 'Mahoney They .said they feared he. mighl carry out his threat to " iriends of Fox \vho had sidec nKninst him in the quarrel ovei the deer. Airport Briefs Two flying students at the Blytheville Municipal 'Airport were "kicked out. of the nest" on their first solo fliyhls and three others radluUed to the ranks of private Slots during the past week. Soloing were Jesse Wright r.r {cnnelt, Mo., and Ralph Johnson f ril.vtheville. W. O. Reeves, iwhit- ey Morgan and Harry Weedman, ll' of lllytheville, received theii rivatc- pilots licenses. Mr. Wright Mr. Johnson are members he growing class of veterans re- eiving flight, instruction under the O. I. Bill ot Rights. Dr. L. P. Huuencr is now the nvner of a new North American Navion. ,\! \VlUiums fli-vv in from Little Itiu'k Friday lo <M's:inrz<; the Northeast Wins «r tin; 15th annual Arkansas Air Tour scheduled for May ?.0 lo 31. Arsenic can be used advantageously in wood preservation processes. Do You Suffer With COLON TROUBLES? Cttusos—Effects—--Treatment Told in.FKKE ROOK Harvey Walters of Little Rock editor of the new state aviatioi magazine, the Arkansas Airman, Was visitor lo the field Thursday. The Airman hit the aviation news stands with its first edition this week. It's a monthly publication Are you bothered with Stomach or Intestinal troubles, Constipation, Piles, Fistula? 40-page FREE bock contains many diagrams, charts and X-ray pictures of rectal and colonic conditions. The Thoriitcn <S: Minor Clinic. Suite fiia. O'X Mo- giving coverage to aviation activi-joee St., Kansas City, ?vl' ties throughout the stale. 1 IX Simmons and H-irry Frced- ninn chartered a Cu'j Cruiser for a cross-country hoj) to Colutnbia, Term., Memphis, and return. George Cusli of TuloL, Ark., was a visitor here last week, flying a Stin.son Voyager. C. V. Sebaugh and D. Simmons flew to Joplin, MO., last week in 'Mr. Scbauglfs Cessna MO. J. p," Tomhnson of Blythevillc, who makes periodic flights between here and Houston, Texas, on business, landed here in a Spartan Executive last week. Money to Loon From $50 to $300 —on— Livestock Automobiles Howe iMiniif im: 1 Tours: 11 a.m.-I p.m. — 5 p.m.-7 flfet- , -EVERYDAT i LOAN COMPANY 1 ! I.'IO 1C. Davis WyllH-ville MONEY FOR MATRIMONY OR MATERNITY- Read Courier News Want Ads. Milestones call \or money. When you're getting married or expecting a new addition to the family, get the money quickly from G. C. P. C. PHONE 2928 122 W. ASH ST. BLYTHEVILLE GENERAL CONTRACT PURCHASE COBI-OHATION America" broadcasts. Committee Chairman Joh Taber, R.. N. Y., now ays he might be willing to reconsider if the Stale DeprV'lmcnt reorganizes the foreign information section. Blonde Tigress Escapes From Mental Hospital PHOENIX. ArlJ!., May 13. (DPI — Winnie Ruth Judd. "blonde, tigress" convirted of the 1SXH trunk murders of two Phoenix women, escaped lust nudu from the Arizona state Hospital for the Insane. LADIES - Do Y(i\ir Wash Automatically And Save! 35c up to !1 Dry \Vcighl •-We Furnish Sonp Bleach & Hltiinj; Free! ; THE Washerette Crosstown—Main Division THREE SIMPLE STEPS! li Hace cloUiiugjn Itendix 2. A<M soap, wait or shoi 3;-;-T»ke- clothes home in -"35*minutes. -Open lilI 9 p. m. on Mohflay, Tuesday, Fridaj Fraction steel buildings. Fnsy to creel; will not sn£, wurp or rot. 1'ennancnt, firc- cnnstriLctinn. Cull toilny for lull dcln UIIIIIT BUIIOINO URN . GIRJGl • OFFKC SUMMIR CAMP • UOHtC! TOOL SHOP- KOME You're Invited To Featuring Today's Finer FORD yictor s '°°"° r BEVERAGE COOLEt FOR RESTAURANTS»TAVERNS«TAP ROOMS* C1UBS* CAff. Controlled cooling assures complele utilization oi refrigeration and gives the unvarying low temperatures so necessary for Ihe rapid dry cooling ol ai! bottled beverages. Botllog are served clean, dry and appelizingly frosted with labels intact from this modem designed cabinet. Cabinol capacities IS lo 31 cases. W. O. BLUE ELECTRIC APPLIANCE CO 110 So. First Phone 261 We Also Handle Seger Commercial Refrigeration Equipment BUIIDINGJ The 15 n k or Implement Company, KcnncU, Missouri, is no\v erect ing the famous Quonset all-si eel building for the Hayes Implement Company al the oust end of Walnut Street in Hlythcvillo. Call or \vrito the Raker Implement Company, Ken- nott, llisso'iri, for information regard NUT Chionsets BAKER IMPLEMENT COMPANY Kcnnett, Missouri The welcome mat is out : : ~. we've spruced up our showroom . . . we're hnving nn "Open House" Party now for you and all our friends. The reason is n good one. Today's Ford lins some new features we're certain you'll want to see! For one, n choice of ten bright new colors. For another, a newly styled instrument panel. And new front-end nppcnrnnce . : . new Ijeouly inside and out ... a longer, lower look! Of course, you know already that Ford gives you the only power-choice in the low- priced field . . . fumed Fort! V-8 or brilliant Ford Six . . . And you've heard alxnit Ford's "Lifeguard" body and "King-size" brakes . . . and all the other reasons why "Ford's Out Front." So accept Ihis invitation as soon as you can. Come io our "Open House." Bring your family. You'll all enjoy it, we're sure. And we'll enjoy meeting you and showing you why "Ford's Out Front." P.S. Till the Ford in your future arrives, remember to bring the Ford in your present "back home" to us for Genuine Ford Ser-'ice! PHILLIPS HOTOR COMPAMY Walnut at Fifth —Blytheville, Ark.— Telephones 453 3715

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