The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 5, 1950 · Page 9
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WEDNESDAY, APRIL B, 1MO BLTTHEVTLLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THE EASTER STORY The People Turn on Their Saviour Drawn by John J. Sunley JetiK voi taken to the home of Coiopkoi, when falie witnetses convicted Him ot blcnphemy. Them did they ifH in his fact ami buffeted kirn: and othtrt struck his rote w/tfi rt* pa/im of thtir AaMs. (Mart. Pilate KM a Pouover .custom Of giving one prisoner hn freedom. So (Masked I he crowd whom should he free—J«w or Barabbos, a popular outlaw. They de- mended Borobbos. filote uij to them: Wfart shall I Jo then with Jesut that is called Christ? They toy all: Let kirn be crucified. (Molt. 27:2 7) tuned Jetuf and heard tetrnwrjr, but found no cose ogoinst Him, And fce answered him (o never a word: so that the governor wondered enceedinof*. Taft Demands Spending Survey Republican Asks • Impartial Group To Advise Congress, By Sterling F. Green WASHINGTON, April 5. <APj>—A demand from Senator Taft for an impartial survey of pre-ent and future costs of government has thro\vn another spotlight on federal spending as an Issue in the November Congressional elections. The - Ohio Republican, a candidate for re-election, wants a "nonpartisan commission of leading citizens" to advise Congresi on the relative Importance of the nation's spending programs and on '''the burden of t?xatlon which a free economy can stand arid stilt exist." He said that today's spending policies can lead to Socialism and a "national calamity." Tait's re- jttptks were In an address he delivered Inst night at the cloie of a three-day meeting of the National Retail Federation. GOP Left U.S. in Black The broadcast speech (CBS) told taxpayers thet the Republican" 80th Congress left the country «,500,000,000 in the black after its two,year term. The present Congress. Taft said, will leave a 1 16.000.000.000 deficit this year and another $5,000.- OCO.OOQ worth of red Ink In the fiscal year ending June 30, 1951. "It seems to me that the time has come to make a completely impartial, non-partisan study of this wtiole prob \ em of government spending," the Republican Senate leader said. ' " He suggested a "complete restudy" of the agriculture program recalling that* the original farm programs'envisaged no subsidy from the treasury—"the farmer himsfil! look the loss involved in-disposing of the surplus." ..; .. .-•' j7 -: ' Crisis'Danger Magnified JgfTaft voiced the suspicion that the danger of a foreign crisis may the quest for foreign aid appropria- now be "exaggerated^ some what" In lions.,, If the present scale of foreign assistance is to be continued, he sfli.,3, It can be.justified only by "the real existence of a. tremendous national emergency very similar to war." 1 'Under those circumstances, we should balance the budget,by postponing many expenditures at home just as we did during the second world w?r." Taft declared. Taxes Take 2* Per Cent Ke estimated that federal and local taxes, direct and indirect, now eat up 28 per cent of the national Income, or about $60,000,000.000. The Indirect taxes on food, clothing and other necessities alone amount to 21 per cent of the' price p?id for them, the senator estimated. To this extent, he said .taxes "have already become a serious limitation on the liberty of the people;" "Obviously, if this percentage. is increased, -we have less and less freedom," Taft said. "If we reach 80 or 90, per cent we have a complete Socialist .state in which the government conducts all of our activities and our spending for us," Would-Be Plane Designers Deluge Aircraft Plant with Weird Ideas By FRED ZAVETTERO NEA SUff Correspondent SEATTLE. Wash. — (NEA) — Glenn Oalob Is a, patient patent engineer whose job requires him to face hundreds of inventors who besiege Boeing Aircraft Co., with ideas that will (a) startle, (b) revolutionize or tc) even electrify the aviation industry. Orlob is someitmes startled, but rarely electrified, however. For every good idea that comes along, there are scores that are theoretically .worthless or technologically impractical, like an aircraft carrier with wings, for example, Orlob gets letters from homegrown aeronautical wizards who are sure there are vast hordes of spies infesting airplane plants —and also are fully cognizant of tfte value of a buck. To wit. "Deai Sir: I had a dream last light and I developed nn Idea that will revolutionize the aircraft industry. If you meet me in Hogan's Alley with £50,000, I, will deliver ;ame to you or your agents. Sincerely, J. B." Far and away the most popular brainchild of the sidewalk Sikor- skys is the wingless- and tailless- plane. Orlob says letters come in by the hundreds with offer's to reveal — at a price ----- completely- perfected plans for same. Another favorite target of the amateur air- m en is the pla nc t Is a t wi 11 break the sonic barrier. On . paper, it seems, anybody can do it. One man had detailed plans for an emergency escape kit which he offered at a modest fee. Unfortunately this inventor was unable to develop the idea completely since he was an inmate of an eastern prison' at the time. Every letter received concerning new devices is carefully answered Some of the ideas submitted have practical possibilities. Several people are working on devices" to aid in the location of lost planes, others on methods of stopping a plane quickly nf ter landing. - . -.,.,,-,,.,, -,;.-. - v ; . »-. .,_• . ... . ,;,;. Although interested in the de- velopment • of worthy ideas, the company does not subsidize individuals. National security regulations prevent Boeing from showing an undue interest In pla 's submitted by foreign inventors. To Indicate curiosity in a particular phase of aircr;;;t, development would give unfriendly nations a clue to U. fc>. Air Force projects. ''Top secret" sketches and plans are frequently brought into the plant by inventors who mistrust the mail. Sometimes."it takes Orlob as long as four hours to convince the inventor that the company cannot develop the idea, that it has no practical value or that It has already been in use for 10 years. « * • As a plane is being built, Orlob studies the project, closely. He is responsible for patents on all-new devices, and he also sees that they do not infringe on other patents. He secures liccnss rights and arranges payments of rplayties to other firms or individuals. If invent you must, Orlob has some advice for you. Don't send ideas to aircraft companies. Be sure you're working on a real problem and havc s a real solution. Protect your plans and then seek a buyer, - While tins information may sound discouraging. Orlob always reminds his contributors, "A farmer won't buy a pig in a poke. <and we won't buy planes In a brief case." LUXORA NEWS «> Mrs U C Itrlvti Last Name in Directory Gets Fed Up on Calls DENVER (AP)—William J. Z.vig- art has the last name in the Denver telephone directory—and thls-ts about the only reason he regrets leaving Pittsburgh, Pa., to come west. Several times -a WCCK, ne says, strangers playlully call him up to ring variations on the last pl»oe theme. Back in Pittsburgh there was • a whole page of names alter his, Zwigort said. > Th« Luxor* Book club met Tuesday night at the home ol Mis. J. I. Mifflin with 18 members and tnree "v.csts present. Guests were Mirscs Emma Lee Kenmmier and Grctch- en Barnes and Mrs. Joe Ohv«. The president, Mrs. Auten Chiiwood, presided over a business meeting. Mrs G. C. Driver gave a review of "Hsppily Ever After" by Hartz^ll Speller. Mrs. S. C. Ingram entertained her PAGE NINE Senate Committee Hangs Slow Sign on Truman's Point-Four end. . •.; ;, Mrs. C. M. Pilgreeh nnd son, A, O., of Cnllioun City, Miss., and Mrs Joab Lnngston and son, Gene, of Philadelphia, Miss., were weekend guests of Mr. R. C. Lang.ston and Mr. and Mrs, Leonard Ellison. Mr. and Mrs. Ray Whit-uorc were weekend guests In Little Rock, Mr:. W. C. Howard is in Chicago for several weeks as eue.st of her d;r. liter, Mrs. Charles Riiinny, and WASHINGTON, April S.'(*)—The Senate Foreign Rel»tIons Committee has hung a slow-down »lcn on President Truman's Point-Pour plan to raise the living standards of backward areas of the world.' The committee voted 11 to 0 late yesterday to: (1) Restrict Ihe scop* o( the program to technical aid «nd assistance; (2) Rule out proposed encouragement and guarantees, to Americans Investing private capital in overseas ventures; (3) Fix a five-year time limit to the program. However, the committee approved the full 145,000,000 asked by the administration for the' first year's operation of the program designed to bolster underdeveloped areas against Communism. The House had cut this amount to (26,000,1)00. . The House—except for the money cut—approved the administration bill in full. In spite of the restrictions Chairman Connally (D-Tex) told reporters Ihe Senate committee measure "carries every essential to car- The program w»s originally proposed by President Truman as point four of his Inaugural message In January, 1M9. Jew*/ TJii«r«s Polite PARI '— yri —Two robbers who raided the home of Count Exelmans, descendant of one of Napoleon's marshals, at Neullly. asked Madame Exelmans: "Would you care to keep a few family Jewels for yourself?" The'surprised Countess gladly took a necklace given by the Princess Mural, but the robbers made off with other Jewels estimated to be worth »4,300. Mr, and Mrs. G. C. Driver ami children were in Atlanta, On, for Tour days last week visiting Mrs. Driver's mother, Mrs. J. T. Moore, nnd family. Li'x:>ra teachers attending state rying out the point Four program. Connally said there was R strong feelitig among committee members (hat any program of Investment guarantee should be handled in separate legislation and r ot as a part of the Point Four plans of technical assistance. Other restrictions In the Committee hill would limit Point pour I contact making to June 30, 1952, Ihe cut the administrator's salary from LONG BEACH. Call was talk of ribmlsslng classes early at McKinley Elementary School. A' motorist ran over a skunk. V.5 Teachers slammed down windows and placed a rush call to the* City Animal Shelter. The kids' vacation hopes died, however, when the valiant shelter custocll»n, Ralph Stone, one hand to his nose, shov-* eled the odorous remains Into th« rc.'ir of his truck and oped .off. "Soy /* With Flowtrs" Blytheville FLOWER MART Memphis Hlwij Phm* «««1 I S-100&Dortchsoy 2 games. Mrs. B:wen and Mrs. Bowcn Thompson* won high score? among the players. Mr. and Mrs. John Bowen emer- tained members of the recently organized Canasta club at their country home Saturday night. During the games high scores we'-e posted by Mrs. I. M. Castlio and John Fcrd. Miss Dorothy Rozelle, student tit M. S.'C. W. at Columbus, Miss., was the glieH of her-parents, Mr. rnd Mrs. Logan Rczelle, for the week-' 'I two table bridge club with « dessert state teacher's meeting In Little SIU.OOO a year to »15.000 and end bridge at her home Thursday aft- Rock last week included Mr and the program'June 30 1955 croon. Mrs. Russell Bowcn and Mrs. | Mrs. T. D. Wilkins, Mr. and Mrs. •• — A. B. Rozelle were guests for the! Vernin James. Mr. and Mrs. Joe t Olive, Mrs. J. I. Mifflin. Mrs. Edwin Hays, Mr. and Mrs. A. B Bradley. Tye Adams and Missi'S.Grctch- cn Brrncs and Emma Lee Kennamer. 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