The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 24, 1950 · Page 2
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BLYTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, APRIL 24, 1050 GOP Seeks Gut in Foreign Aid Plan Would Cut Spending By$l Million WASHINGTON, April 54. If^— BenaU Republicans today lined up * aerta of amendments to cut the «,T«,000,<»0 foreign »id bill us much u »1,000,000,000. White they were pressing their drive on one side o! Capitol Hill, » f»Il*rinj economy campaign seemed tUted for a sidetrack in the.House, at least temporarily. In the foreign aid debit*, Senator Kem (R-Mo) proposed the biliion-dollar liash, saying In a w»ek-end itatement that it would b«. "folly for us to continue to • throw-our money around lllce drunken sailori," .-• ' S«M Million Cnt Senator Hlckenlooper (B-Iowa) propoied a »600,000,000 cut, telling reporter! that red-Ink spending at home i» Increasing and "we've just got to stop spending more than we take in." . Senator Tidings (D-Md) made it clear that the administration Is •counting 'on the world threat of Communism to speed approval of a full foreign ale authorization. In the House, a »237,000,000 veterans hospital bill had priority over a big appropriations bill which was debated all last week. The* hospital measure, one or several big money bills that Con- gress.will grapple vrith this,week, is opposed by the administration. President Truman withheld funds authorized once before by Congress for the hospital!. HospiUlx Okay , The bill directs the Veterans Administration to go ahead with construction of 16,000 additional hospital beds for veterans. They would be in 24 new facilities and In 14 existing hospitals. - The omnibus appropriation bill which has been momentarily set aside would provide $29,000.000,000 for operation of more than 40 federal agencies for the fiscal year starting July 1. Republicans have called for reduction of at least a billion dollars In the appropriation measure but their drive for cuts' has been unable to get up steam. The House thus far has made reel uctloni totaling $8,700.000, or less than one per cent of the amout of the items considered. Major sections of the bill remain •head and may not be disposed of until early, next month. . :• Benttmenta Develop ' Strong sentiment has developed for amendments to Increase, rather than reduce, the bill, particularly the lections dealing with national defense, public hospital construction, mnd river and harbor and flood control projects. •. Tha, House will consider no other major bins except the hospital measure until the appropriation - WU •ent - to: the Senate. V • ,' I'i But.it* wayi and •means committee will : continue > work on a tax rerUion -bill which house leaders hope to have in shape late in May The committee already has tentatively approved slashes of $335,000.000 in. excise taxes and may hike that total to around (1,000,000,000 BANGS AND BAIT—Marilyn ILilIct, 14, of La Grange, 111., is holding a new real shiner minnow encased in plastic. The bail comes in three sizes, can he used for casting, spinning or trolling. "With side fins it's a spinner, with bent tail a wobbler. Police Seek Youth After Burning Home WAUKEE, la., April young farmhand who ACE SCOUT—"America's lop- ranking Scout" is Raymond Cobb, 24, of West Palm Beach, Fla., seen displaying his merit sash containing 110 of a possible 111 awards. Raymond is an Air Scout Ace, Explorer Scout Ranger, Quartermaster in the Sea Scouts and Scoutmaster for a local troop. He lacks only the merit badge for skiing to attain oerfection in the Scout world. 34. (IP}— A authorities said became angered over a balky cow and ran over his parents with a truck, is being sought by law officers today. Dallas County Sheriff Evan Burger salt! Harry Lux, 22, also set fire to his parents' home west of here on Highway 6. Burger said he had broadcast a pickup order for Lux on charges o* attempted arson and assault .with intent to commit great bodily in- Jury. • He said he believes Lux Is armed with a shotgun. Lux apparently became angry Saturday when the cow refused to enter a barn on his parents' farm, the sheriff said. The youth got into a pickup truck, ran over his mother antl then tried to drive onto a porch where his Invalid father was sitting in a wheel chair. The elder Lux's wheel chair rolled off the porch, Burger said. Neither of the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Lux was badly hurt. The youth ran into the house, set i overstuffed chair afire in the i.sement and left after picking up shotgun. The flames burned a hole i the first floor of the home before ireinen from Adel, la., could ex- ingulsh it. Building Buoys Job Situation Dyer Nation WASHINGTON, April 24. W) The government reported today hat record-breaking home VniEkllng clivity Is creating derrmnd for ther products. The Bureau at Lnbor Statistics aid that this is not only boosting employment in the construction Industry but Hl5o : "is creating secondary demand In furniture, household appliances, television, building rna- erlals, and a host of related Industries." This Ls buoying the employment situation In those industries. The bureau's comments accompanied a report saying'.tlmt Indus- rial and commercial' .employmenl ncreased by 636,000 between mid- •"ebrunry and mid -March. • ' Half of the increase resulted from settlement of the coal strike, bti he "gain reflected a continued Improvement in the nation's employ- nent that first became evident .he sUrt of the year," the bureau said. Industrial and commercial em. ployment In March was 42,323,000 about 600,000 less than in \5nrch year ago. While March showed an employment gain, it is still bchinc last year. before It finishes. President Truman tins asked foi excise cuts of »85S,000,000 lint want.- the tax loss more that] offset b; increases In levies on corporation and. by plugging tax loopholes. The committee has done nothing yet ii the way of increasing federal in come. GOING UP!—Rising like a high-speed elevator, « Piper 105 Super Cub, equipped with a dusting unit, zooms over a barrier from ui ultra-short takeoff. The line of dust shows the steep angle of climb, The plane, called the world's slowest (lying aircraft, has a 115- horsepower engine and special flaps wliich enable it to take off in five times its own length. It is especially designed as a crop duster. The place was demonstrated at Flushing, N. Y. has not political ambitloru, no political connections and doesn't want any. He has iittisted that he has a right to take a" active Interest In. cast In the role of u receptive can- national problems without being dldate. To date. Eisenhower's chief public supporter is Senator Ives (H- NY). Because Ive.s Is close to the camp of Oov. Thomas' E. Dewcy of New York, the 1944 arid 194* OOP Presidential nominee, his attitude Is Interpreted widely as Indicating lhat Dcwey might look with favor on the general as a candidate. There lias been some talk among southern Democrats about the possibility of their supporting the general In a possible race with President Truman in 1952. One Dixie senator, who asked not to be quoted by name, told a. reporter he thinks Elsenhower represents the best bet the Republicans would have for a possible breakthrough into the south. Alibi Fallt Way Short ALBANY, N. Y., April 24. </P)— lore's one hunting alibi that didn't Land up, A state game protector came upon n out of season hunter who just lad shot a grouse in night. I thought it was a rabbit," the luuter said. Ethylene dibromlde, a soil lumi- gant, lias been found effecllvi against wireworms In Wisconsin. Jack Holt Is Not limning for Off ice TATTLE ROCK. April 14. W">— fnck Holt Isn't running for any mblic office this year. Nor will he :c campaign mannger for former Gov. Ben Laney In the I a tier's at- einptcd "comeback." as had been utnored. Holt satd Saturday he wouldn't eck office. And Laney said Holt wouldn't manage hts campaign for •overnor. Holt ran a close second to Governor McMath In the 1948 campaign 'revioiisly he had served as pros- cuttng attorney, circuit judge and nttroney general.; He one* was i "andidnLe lor iJ. S. senator. At one time this year he'd said ic'd either be a candidate again or governor or would seek a supreme court Justiceship. But he changed his mind. Laney said former Crlttenden toniily Judge C. II. Bond would head county organizations In his campaign against Governor McMath, but delayed naming a cam- gn manager. Political Observers Keep Eye On Ikes Vy el fare State Talk By .120k Bell WASHINGTON, April 24. CAP) — ! Pioneers of the 1952 ELsenhower- for-Presldent movement get 'a chance this week to observe their favorite in action oti a politically touchy subject—"the welfare state." Gen. Dwight D. Elsenhower, president of Columbia University " mid presently iion-commltal on politics, will umpire an argument between Democratic Sen a tons Douglas of Illinois and Byrd of Virginia on the subject "American Democracy and the Welfare State." The occasion will be the annual meeting of the Academy of-Political Science in New York Wednesday. Elsenhower, mentioned as a Republican Presidential possibility In 1952, will sum up pro arguments. offered by Douglas, and the con, offered by Byrd. The general's words will be recorded carefully for some hint as to his possible future Intentions. Hasn't Much Patience In the pa-st, Eisenhower has made It pretty plain he hasn't much patience with those who would surrender Individual freedom Just to gain security. He has argued against centralizing power in Washington. Typical quotes: "If all Americans want U security, they cnu go to prison." "We want to wear fine shirts, have caviar and champagne when we should be eating hot dogs and beer." "If an American wants to preserve his dignity and his equality as a human being he must not bow his neck to any dictatorial government." Politicians figure the Eisenhower- fbr-President drive will have to get along for some time—If not forever —without help from the general, "No Ambitions" He has said repeatedly that he SHOE REPAIRING SAVES MONEY! Prompt Service Expert Workmanship H-fl LTCRS >UflLITY SHOC SHO 121 W. M H I N ST. The Intercollegiate Rowing Asso- lation will stage its 48th anmml jhnmpionshlp regatta at Marietta, O., on June 17. 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