The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 16, 1949 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 1949 ' BLYTHEVILLE COURIER NEWS FACE FIVE THE NATION TODAY After Six Months of Big Talk On Economy, Congress May Decide to 'Let Harry Do It' By James Marlow WASHINGTON, June 16, (/ft— "Aw, let Harry do tt. With the Courts Chancery: J. H. Ci-aln, trustee for the Lee Wilson and Company, vs. the estate of Raymond English, deceased, and Mrs. Leone, English., suit lo collect S6,496.W on a note.' . Nevada is known as the Sagebrush State and Us official llowei is Uie sagebrush. WASMlNO-rUK, June ID. k'* J— nw, icv rranj «u iv. I Congress may wind up saying that alter talking big lot six months be cut These are called "fixed ' cutting government expenses. I expenses like the public J' ebl ; v ^to the states, already fixed by la» ft has »n obligation to do any* Kting that Is done, but it's In -mood now lo shove the Job oil en President Truman. Last January, Mr. Truman told Congress how much money would be needed to run the government lor the fiscal year starting July 1. I (Those figures, checked over by I experts of the Budget Bureau whose I Job is to cut where they can, were I put together by the various gov- 1 eminent departments and agen- I cies.l After Mr, Truman outlined the I money needed, the department I heads started a long parade to the I Capitol. I There, one by one, they sat down [ with the appropriations committee I to give their reasons for asking | tills or that money. The members of the appropria I lions committees are realy th I watchdogs of the American i>co]>l I over what money the governmen | spends. And it's thoir job lo make cut to me siai horus In Congress about cutting an( | so on. own expenses. -Mu But—so far, It's Just been talk. The loth. 6 ",^ ^ • 'he Congressmen and Senators] f 0r i^e year starting July 1, wi on't seem able to agree on what {,e around S42.000.000.000. Onl or where to cut. r where to cm. • about $n,uoo.ouu,ou« 01 umi. n And when anyone has suggested Lawton sees it, can be subject t opping a flat five per cent or so j cutting. off the money for some department, so. if there's to be an over-al Muck Caii'l ft Cut The lotal government expenses .... about $17,000.000.000 of that. Easy Parking cut of live to 10 per cent, that .uuui uu iiua. have to approve the resoiuutm Tell the President to find some thought up by the 19 Senators be- way to cut five to 10 per cent off (ore Mr. Truman is officially told the total money voted by Congre.ss to do the cutting, to run the government for the fis- And then, if Mr. Truman vetoes cal year starting July 1. I tlie resolution that thro\vs a mon- That might sound like a simple key-wrench in the machinery, solution. It isn't. First of all, the This is just meant to brmg you departments and the Budget Bur- up to date on how things arc eau Feel the figure Mr. Truman going. Maybe Congress will decide, asked for already has been cut to l before this session Is over, to do the bone. if they thinly less money is needed I Fl . edel .j ck j Lawton, assistant director of the budget, told Congress it wouldn't be very simple. For example: Some government expenses cnn't I than is asked for. 1 Then the committees draw up bills for the full House and Senate to vote on. The bills say just how I much the appropriations commit- 1 tees think each department or Rgencv needs. Generally Follow Advice Since the committee members are , the lawmakers who know must about government spending, the full I House and Seriate generally follow • Wrir advice pretty closely. k ™For months there's been a steady some of its own cuiting. But don't bcl cither way. These have been six zig-F.ng months, and before Congress goes home no one now can say whether it. will zig NEED A TAXI? DIAL 968 BLYTHEVILLE CAB 501 K. 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