The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 5, 1950 · Page 7
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 7

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, April 5, 1950
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5, 1050 BLYTHEVII.I.E (ARK.)COURIER NEWS Senate to Vote on DP Bill- Admittance Issue Studied WASHINGTON, April 5. (/P;—The qualify under tlie original program Senate comes up . to. its first votes today on the hotly argued Issues of how many war refugees should bo admitted to the United States, and how they are to be selected. Senators agreed to remain in session until the matter is settled. Senator Kilgore (D-WVa), who leads a coalition of Democrats and € publicans backing President Tru- iii's request for liberalization and extension of the displaced persons program, claimed victory by "a comfortable margin if all senators are present and voting." Kilgore Sponsors Bill Kilgore and his group sponsor a substitute for a bill approved Jan. 25 by the Senate Judiciary Committee. Doth measures would extend present OP legislation for another year beginning July 1. The - committee bill would boost to 320,000 the nvm- ber of persons to be admitted. The substitute proposes 330.000. Present law provides for 205,000. Chairman McCarran (D-Nev) of the Judiciary Committee said he thintii the committee bill will go through "but it may take some time." "In all my 17 years in the Senate I have never encountered so much pressure upon one measure," McCarran added. "There are sworn statements that one million dollars has been spent lobbying on this and nobody knows how much more." 100 Amendments Pending With more than 100 amendments pending and more expected, both sponsored by this country and the United Nations. SPCA Jumps Councilman For Putting Rooster In Glass Jug to Live SCRANTON. Pa., April 5. (fl 1 )— Is it cruel to place a tiny rooster in a glass Jug 1 .' The Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says it is. Judson P. Bush, who did the placing, says it is not. Busn Is n councilman in nearby i Nicholson Borough and owns a I feed store. He said he placed the rooster in the five-gallon Jug three weeks ago to advertise the fact [hat roosters or chickens can be raised on two po'.'nds of feed up to an age of five or six weeks. The rooster gels food and water by slicking its head out of » hole cut Into the side of the jug he said. Bush pleaded innocent to « charge of cruelty to a rooster at a hearing yesterday. He was freed in S500 bail. McCarran and Kilgore agreed Senate was certai: time. McCarran said all of the amendments must be acted upon before the showdown between the two bills. £:A DP bill was passed by the tP>use last June 2. Kilgore said the substitute bill in the Senate retains most of the provisions of the House bill "plus a few amendments that House sponsors should welcome." "Our bill tightens up the screen- Ing and checking of DPs to be admitted, allows admission of 5,000 war orphans who have been adopted and also contains some other provisions not considered by the House," he said. Baltic Area and Farmers The committee bill would retain provisions that 40 per cent of those admitted be from Baltic areas and 30 per cent be farmers. President Truman cited these and other restrictions as discriminatory against Jews and Catholics. The substitute Senate bill would remove them. Most of the Senate debate Ims' Centered upon a new definition of displaced persons Included in the committee bill. Opponents contend it would upset the whole DP program by opening the/gates to mil- ans of Germans who could not American Agri Machines Boost Europe's Food WASHINGTON, April 5. (AP) — The Economic Cooperation Admin- ilgore agreed the i=t rati on said today that much of in to work over- the moullting food p roducUoIl In Western Europe—estimated at some 10 percent above prewar levels- can be traced to use of American agricultural equipment bought with ioreign aid funds. During the two years of Marshall Plan operation, EGA reported, Ihe United Stales has financed the purchase of more than $175,000.000 worth of farm Implements. Of this, some $164,000,000 has come from the United States with virtually all the rest from Canada. France and its oversells territories were given the largest share of funds earmarked for farm equipment, approximately $67,000.000. Great Britain received about $34,000,000, Turkey $30,008,000, The Netherlands $17,000,000, Denmark $7,500,000, Belgium-Luxembourg $5,000.000. Other Marshall Plan countries received the balance. With the Courts Chancery Mrs. Veatrice Lovelace vs. Bud Misho. et al, petition to quiet title to Lot 46 of the original survey of BlytheVille. '' • "•' ' ' OLD FAITHFUL—A spectacular geyser of water resulted when this aulo skidded on car tracks and knocked over a Tire hydrant at Charleslowu, Mass. The driver emerged unhurt Census Taker to Hit Skid Row CHICAGO, April 5. Wi—Inhabi-t tants ot Chicago's skid row aren't going to be missed by tlie census taker—and nil because or an unusual surprise party. The party will be held April 13 at the Salvation' Army's Harbor Lights Mission on West Madison Street. The menu will be a favorite: Coffee and doughnuts. Here ts how George H. Seward. Chicago Census Supervisor, plans to count the drifters with the cooperation of Salvation Army officials and city police: On tlie assigned night the mission will open Its doors wide to dispense coffee and doughnuts to all comers. But as the steaming mug is preferred, a census enumerator will snatch it away until a few questions are answered. The interview completed, the guest will get a special badge to show he has been counted. Tlien he will be allowed to continue his drinking. i Every fifth person will be 'asked to answer such questions .as "Do you own a bathtub?" and "What was your income last year?" Tlie bathtub query Is apt to stump a few. Most Madison Street lodging places sacrifice comfort for economy. .,..Given, a nice., spring evening, Seward expects a" fine turnout. Military Reduces Civilian Workers WASHINGTON, April 5. (AP) — Defense Secretary Johnson's Job cut-back order has reduced civilian personnel In Ihc military establishment by 113,55!) during a six-monfh period ended Feb. 28. This was reported today by the joint committee on reduction of non-essential federal expenditures. Johnson's retrenchment' drive was started last August. The establishment had 7-15,227 employees during February. The report said [hat the navy laid off 50,076 workers in the August-February period — more than any other branch of the service. Liquor Sales in Utah Show Big Increase SALT LAKE CITY— <#>)— Sale of liquor by the state yielded $3,333.005 net profits In Utah last year. The amount was $27,G90 larger than in 1048. Sale Is permitted only by pnckapc through stores run by the stale liquor control commission or In stores selected by Ihc commission as its agencies. Of the profits. $2.333.005 went U> Ihc stale general fund and $1,000000 to municipalities and counties. Thoughtful Gunman LOS ANGELES. April 5. W)—111 the midst of a $2.000 holdup at a night club yesterday. R gunman suddenly remembered ho was a father. He scooped up a handful of quarters from the manager's desk, saying: "I'll just) take some of these for the baby's bank." PACK Stevedore Survives , Mangling by Truck BALTIMORE, April 5. (#>—M«rr- land stevedores are tough One rear dual and one front wheel of a 3,300-pound truck Ducked over William Nelson, 50-y«»r-oM waterfront worker, yesterday. But at Baltimore General Hospital, doctors found only a leg bruise "It hurt a little as It start*! over, but I feel fine now," commoner! Nelson as he left for horn*. The truck driver's suffering from shattered nerves. CENSUS TAKER AHOY!—At Knrallon Islnnd, 30 miles off San Francisco s Golden Gate, census taker Helen Miibbolt, togclhcr with launch and crew, is lifted from the surf onto a pier The census enumerator found 10 persons on the islnnd, and—after recovering from seasickness—made Ihc necessary entries in her census book. Plastic Tape Saves Day for Red Flannels NEW YORK — OT— Household plastin tape sticks to a lot of thingp when Americans start to use It. One bachelor mends hLs red flannclf with it—puts one strip on each sidi- of a tear. He says it works fine except that it has to be replaced after each washing. Anrfhcr man says he puts it around the in a mousetrap to prevent the mice from running off with Ihe unit. It even gets Into crime, says the Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Co. which puts out one brand of it. Thieves taped the sawed bars of n window bark In place after breaking into <i safe. Felice could not figure out how they got In until one cop leaned o'l the liirs and nearly fell Into the street A dairyman (apes cows' tails to their sides when lie milks to avoid being swatted by the tail. A man whose cars stick out says he tape^ them down and gets a better tumble from the girls. Lass .than one per cent of,.the area of Alaska has been surveyed. NOW IT'S HERE! Du.rcLm.Lte The New Wonder Floor Gloss •x. ' ' • This amazing new floor gloss can do wonders for your floors whether they're linoleum, Congoleum, hardwood or cement. It's an entirely new product just now available in the HlytheviHc area. Very easy to apply, this clear K' OSS 'finish saves work and lasts a long, long time! ITS TRULY AMAZING! 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Try it for a few wMlut » is dolicious, pure-tajtina, and may be consumed freely. : Crosstown Whiskey Shop Main & Division OPENING THURSDAY, APRIL 6>h AUSTIN WICKER PAINTS -GLASS- WALLPAPER Famous Red Spot Paints and Varnishes Complete Line of Red Spot Paints & Varnishes '%&* WALLPAPER Beautify Your Home with S*.': ' *->•/. \*l. *K [^ m WALLPAPER Ail 1950 Designs Auto Glass Desk Tops Slabs Mirrors • Window Glass Venelian Blinds * Counter • Store Fronts "We Guarantee the Best in Service and Satisfaction!" C.'Fa/ Austin — Marvin L. Wicker AUSTIN WICKER 112 So. 1st. Phone 6207 Blytheyffle

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