The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 11, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, June 11, 1947
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MOB BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWB WEDNESDAY, JUNE) 11, 1947 Housing Policies House Committee Hurls Charges of Socialistic Activity WASHINGTON,' June 11. (UP) — Th« House Appropriations conmiit- te* f today released a report nccus- Ingp the Federal Public Housing Authority of "failing miserably" in iis job of managing housing units buiR with the taxpayers' money. The report charged that FPHA had. Introduced a "socialistic" program for disposing of wartime housing units, and had ignored its responsibility- to World War II veterans. The report was made public as the House prepared to debate a bill appropriating $36.097,583 for PFHA and several other govcrn- cenl corporations for the fiscal yeal- beginning July 1. The amount is $H.039.E90 less, than President Truman' asked. The FPHA rerm •was trimmed from $15,000,000 to $10,400.050. . Established by executive ord' of the late President Roosevelt in 1B42. FBHA is responsible for federally-financed public.housing functions. It handles loans which enable communities to provide adequate housing'for low-income families. ' ,. • The appropriations committee report, prepared by a staff member charged that: 1. Thirty-one per cent of all tenants of public housing units are "totally ineligible for such public- assistance.'' • 2, In 1 disposing, of wartime housing' projects FPHA has "Inaugurated a socialized scheme of dis- opsition to mutual organizations Henry Ford Visits Texas Plant lesy ness toward mi inan who American treats ihcni as built equals is simply overwhelming. It's n real pleasure to do busltie.vs with them." * Lush said his formula was around the idea of :nnU'ii). , deuce. He said he never had )»ic-i ••stung" hy applying 'he -formula to Russians and that lie wna convinced they were efrick'nl, hon'est business men. • "I've never had the IV.lntcst. difficulty," he said. "They you ir you respect them." buying them. He said that, so far a> he was concerned, business admmlsiir.licm In Russia was better than !n inai-.y other countries. Bills of lading, orders, and other necessary pajwvx, -— to i buy cotton two or three, limes a! year since 1035, except- during the war years, and that he had had no difficulties in obtaining visas he said, were always meticulously i correct. Only on one ocuruiicn, he said, did the Russians frill to de-' liver cxuclly what was ordered, Lush said he had just financed a big deal and lhat, suddenly, the Russians said they couldn't deliver what they promised, respect. ,. My J)Cllrl slmk> .. j, c 5fk( ,. r usnl had everything lied up i:i the dca Then the Russians said No, Mr. Lush, we arc going to huve lo de liver a better grade Inu.i y..m ordered.' They did loo—without or In traveling within ilic union in connection with his business dealings. He said most of the RUNUPS •Itli whom he dealt, sl:y away roin political discussion > —e.xctp'l or an occasional "rib'' which, lie cturns In the same fcplr.-t,. Lush .said his business trars- ctlons were not affecu-tl bv ti'e lucttmtions of Soviet.-Amerlcr,ii clatlons, but that lie . couldiVt |>eak for people who wiuneil lo ell products in Russia incutud ot Irving to edge up the piiee at They just made the delivery out any more fuss." Henry Ford II, iinhl. stoppr;! <il his Dallas, Texas, plane wlille on two-day visit with his denle'-s, and was inlroduci.'d to some, of his older employes. Lt>fi 'o rlMhl: H. H. Mill-dock; U. \. Fields; T. B Brown; J. O. Hnris; A. L. Klemmcrtson, Dnllus plant man:,per; H V. Trout; ami H. O. Wi-hl;. All^ these men with the exception ot Mr Klcmmedson have 3H year?: service with the Fcird urBai>iZ'..-.tlon. (NBA Telephoto.) •which completely ignore any veterans preference." Slums Not Eliminated 3 FPHA has built up a $40,003.000 cash reserve fund by making ai- lowancts for vacancy and collections losses and other contingencies "that may or may not materialize '•, I'.v 1VAT.TEK ORONKFTE as equals In the business wovlc!- 4. "Under the U. S. Housing United 1'iess Stuff Carri'spmnlent which they are." Lush siikl. Ait, for very dwelUiiR unit built,! MOSCOW, June 11.—An Ai.icri-l Lush said his firm, Liis.i Cotton there should be one slum levelling | cfm business man. J. llci./l Unh Products Co., had purerm-u'd unit eliminated. This hns been al- iof Philadelphia, said l.>:luy ;h::t W.0.000 worth U. S. Cotton Buyer Lauds Soviet Integrity /n Bus/ness Affairs Three Acquitted CORNING, Ark., June 11. -(UP) —A Clay County circuit C'Xi't jury yesterday acquU'.ed LlM'ct* jjersoiij; In tho death Jivst Pel). ;t of Sit in peoples. The tlfsCcjioanls wc'i'o l.jiura HiclinixlSj lior son, Dun aichants, and J^tolle Jiland. Puo- plos wns alleged to haVi* dlorl uf- tei' a prolonged drinking Ijout At The Thursday & Friday li's all about real people '. . . (ike you and you and you... loving, living, laughing in the heart-warming picture all Ihe critics acclaim as "The greatest to come from Hollywood in a long time!" oi roost completely ignored and :i>e slums have continued to develop and prow." 5. FIPHA sold 8 ; 110 new prefabricated, housing units lo France in January, 194G, "just at a lime •when :veterans were reluming by the millions and were desperately In need of houses." 6. FPHA records wore in such "atrocious condition" that a nationally-known accounting firm re' fused, 'to make an audit on the ground that "the fiscal fads could not be ascertained from thoir records. 1 ' 7. FPHA'-jras guilty of "extravagant-personnel policies .resulting .in over-staffing and duplication of effort." ' 8. "Many -FPHA bulletin boards carry propaganda xirging pressure on congress on behalf of the CIO unions and castigating Congress fpr its attempts 'to shackle labor. since 1935, "within the next 20 years ihci n chance for inn new millionaires expected to do at, being made hi the UniU>:l Stutf-s worth of business by buying from the, Unio:-." this year. "Anyone can do busine:;.; with! "They are very Ihe Russians if they arc willing hate anything thai to trust them and accept tlicin dishonesty," he said. colto:i fr-.m and that he least Sl.GOO.OOOl with Russians] SAMUEL GOLDWYN'S honorable and might, imply "Their i-our- IN BOTTLES AND AT FOUNTAINS A r' Reminded Host nomenclator, or name caller. Vas employed at banquets in ancient Rome to prompt the host on 'the names of his guests, clients, or hangers-on, (Read Courier News Want Ads. JV/isi-Ccjfo Company, r,ona Jsluin! 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