The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 23, 1949 · Page 2
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FAC1 TTTO •LYTHEVTLLE (ARJL)' COUftlER NKWB TUESDAY, AUGUST », 1M» Navy Veteran, III wirh Cancer, Finds Good Samaritan in Time of Need on Flood Controls Opens •ill Would Authorize $1,114,539,000 for New Constructions By Harrison Humphries AP Sim-lal Washington Srrvlre WASHINGTON. Aug. 23. (AP) — The house opened debate yesterday . on a »1.114,539.000 omnibus livers I ^P 1 secret, read newspaper .stories DETROIT, Aug. 23. Ifl — Tile* world did not pass Navy veteran Ernest Gillum by In his time of trouble. He asked for a Job—any sort of a job that a man desperately 111 with cancer could do in the six months he had left to live. Yesterday, he had found his good samarilan, who may be able to give more f 'ian temporary work. A millionaire Detroit philanthropist, who asked that his name be "E'm going to give you a job — a good one. Hut fit si, I'm Roing to get you cured." The samaritan told him, Gillnni said. Hint he knew of a doctor who had effected remarkable cancer cures in Europe and the United State*. So GLllum is to RO arid harbors and flood control authorization bill. Action wa.s delayed until today on A second bill. It would provide money lor water project construction during the 12 ir.ontlis which began July 1. Chairman Whittlnebon (D-Miss> ot '.he House Public Works Committee Mid the bill involves projects all over the United States which are considered meritorious by the Army Engineers and should be marie eligible for future appropriations. On money for current construction, Senate and House conferees have been in disagreement since June 1 Before Easier, (he House i George Thinks Nation S mr$5M a »222r?o P rArmy civil"fu'nc- ' Bud 9 et Won't Balance tions, cM'sutinc mostly of fuiKis for j for Another Two Years flood control and rivers and ' projects of the Army eneinrei of Glllum's plight. Then, reported the 34-year-old photographer, the millionaire came to him and said: to the dor tor this week to start R series of treatments. Now. Gilhim says, "I'm coing to take a permanent Job. ' NoL the temporary one I was looking lor." Lonely Heart Slayers Hear Death Decrees NEW YORK, Aug. 23. (API— Mrl. Inrt)ia Deck. f». and Raymond Fernandez, 34. yesterday were sentenced to die In the electric chair he.week of Oct. 10 for the murder >/ Mrs. Janet Pay, 67. Albany, NY., widow Neither defendant displayed any emotion as Supreme Court Jusice Ferdinand Pecora pronounced sentence. Mrs. Beck rltempted U> smile, bi.t the expression on her face appeared U: be more of a sneer. Fernandez was calm He wa.s sentenced first. He walked away from The bench, glanced at Mrs. Beck, smiled and said something. His i'olce wri.s so low. however, lhat It wa.s apparent to those next lo him thai Mrs. Beck did not hear what said, 23. sniH i — yes- The Senate uppod the amount to S75I,- 440.690. adding dozens of new projects. Chairman Cannon (D-Mol of the House Appropriations committee publishe'l In the Conjrrfissional Record last week a list of the projects and amounts the House conferees on the deadlocked Senate-House Committee are willing to accent. Rep. Rankln cD-Mlss) filed a motion directing the House conferees to stand pat on their list, with one exception—the addition of Sl,000.000 to start work on the Ton- nessee-Tombi?bee waterway. He called for a House vote on his motion after the weekend rece.ss. Th Omnibus Rivers and harbors and Flood Control Bill would authorize new construction projects estimated to cost SI. 114.539,000, Including additional work on exist- in? giant undertakings, H would authorize future appropriations of i by the House Public Works Commit- 1995.000,000 for flood control and tee nearly two months-ago. Twice $119.539.000 for navigation improve- the Rules Committee declined to ment-s on rivera and harbors. approve it for consideration on the ,The bill was reported favorably i House floor. WASHINGTON, Senator George n teriiay it will take two years lo get (lie budget in balance again. George, chairman of lue Senate Finance Committee, said the government ould be back in the black in (lie fiscal year startinH Julv I. 7051, .if spenriMiK is cnl ''reasonably" and taxes are justed to expand economy. Exnenres for the fiscal year en\'- in<r next June 30 will exceed income by -n amount ivhicli Congressional experts recently fieureci at some .$3.000.000,000, based ot n^mmistraUon budget reriuests. George arlvocafe.s income tan rate reductions from the bntton to (he top on individual incomes, wllli an Increase in exemptions. He said this would expand business and help solve :ther tax problems. WITNESS — Robert Quirk, vlci president of the firm which made Texas to Crack Down on Bookies Operating in State AUSTIN, Tex., Aug. 23. (/P)—Attorney O«n*r«l Price Daniel (lied suit yttt«rday against Western Union Telegraph Company and A. G. Coiiins of Little Rock, Ark., in an attempt to halt hor« race Information U> bookies and |amblln« houses In Tex&i. The suit alleged that Coggini la doing business under the name of Texas Daily Sports News, with headquarters in Houston. He ban an exclusive agreement with Western Union, the suit charged, for transmission of racing data gathered from the tracks throughout the nation over its wires tn Texaj. Daniel and Department of public Safety Assistant Director Joe fletcher told Saturday of an organized staU crackdown against bookmaklng In Texas. The suit asked that Coggins be stopped by Injunction from alleged freezer unit reported to have been I V s * of Wstern Union or any other Oleo Price is Boosted Two Cents Per Pound NEW YOnK. Aug. 23 'API — Leading manufacturers of margarine have raided prices two cents a pound today, reflecting a .sharp Increase in the price of cotton seed oil. A similar margarine price rise went into effect Aug. 8. sent as gifts to Mrs. Harry S. Truman and other notables, poses at Washington after he appeared at a closed-door session of Senate Investigators. Quirk and another Milwaukee businessman, Albert J. Gross, said (Aug. 15). they told the special Senate subcommittee that the freezers had commercial value. lAP Wirephoto) facilities for such purposes was also asked. Daniel alleged that as a result ol (he agreement between Western Union and Coggins, 10 racing news ticker machines were Installed at Texas pointi. Mothor and Infant Sen Oie in flaming Norn* CONNHJJSV1LLE, Pa., All*. »— 'ft —A young mother perished In wr lire-swept mountain home jr«a- terdajr with the Infant son she had gone back into the blazing structure to save. Mrs. Hazel Porterfleld Hull, 30 and nine-months-old Oeorje, were trapped In the five-room house at Roger's Mill, 1} mil" east of Connellsville. Her husband, Woodrow, 38, was seriously burned when he 'helped rescue the couple's five other children, Martha, 10, Everett, g, Ruth. Paul 15. and Richard 1. He Is in Connellsville State Hospital. Firemen said the blaze apparently was caused by tlie explosion of kerosene used by Paul to start fire In the kitchen stove. Read Courier News Want Adi SHRUBBERY We ofle- a complete line o! stark Landscaping plants and trees. Order now for Pall planting Stark's 131 years experience In this field assures youi getting the most for youi money Allow us to give you • free estimate Telephone 554 today. BLYTHEVILLE WILLYS SALES COMPANY Church Paper Soys U.S. ' 60 Per Cent Protestant NEW YORK, Aug. 23. W)_Th« United States It about 60 per cent Protestant »ays the Christian Herald, unofficial prolestant publication, tn Its latest standing of the nation's church members. "We are about 60 per cent pro- Ustant, 3S per cent Roman Oath- ollc, six per tent Jewlr 1 - and on* per cent divided among auch group* a: Russian and Greek Orthodox, Spiritualists, Buddhists and others," said the pubUcatlons annual report. Kellgiou* bodies In this country had a tolal membership of 18.S76.- 352 at the end of 19M. 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And remember — C«l ***••) is the oil heater with th« famoui w» rp»- f!••*•• feature that meani extra comfort, warm feet, and! often better winter health for you! GUARANTEED* to fiv« w*mv er floon in more rooms — or money btcU W* &*rH*r H*w Or L«ta H YM With PRICE INCREASES SINCE 1939 MACHINERY IS MADE OF V^M »MC« or Ch as. Fu Act NowI-This Gift Special Offered Till August 31st Only I, S. Lemons rniture FIGUIES MOM U. 1. DtrAttMCNT Ol COMMCICI fO« KJI This picture of farm prices shows that the dollars you invest in farm machinery today go farther than the dollars you spend for other things. For, in spite of steel prices that climbed over 60% and factory wages that increased over 90%, the price of farm machinery was held down to about 44% over the 7939 ley,I. In the meantime, farm labor costs stepped up over 200% . . . and the prices of such things as livestock feed multiplied, too. These are things that you had to buy every month . . . even though you found the price tag going higher and higher. The situation today is that the cost of crop- producing machinery is on a comparatively low level. This is shown by the dash line in the chart above. It is easy to see that the prices of other things would have to take quite a tumble to make them as good a buy as the labor-saving, crop-saving farm machinery that you find on your dealer's floor today. Don't be misled by a few dramatic cuts in other items. Remember, farm equipment has been and is today your best buy for your money. Be able to recognize the importance of being equipped to care for and to harvest the crop that you depend upon for this year's profits. IT'S'WISE TO BUY FARM MACHINERY-SEE YOUR IMPLEMENT DEALER CASE Hays Implement Co. FORD Ruiiefl Phillips Tractor Co. JOHN DEERE Missce Implement Co. MASSEY-HARRIS 61 Implement Co. INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER Delta Implement*, Inc. 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