The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 25, 1950 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 25, 1950
Page 14
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PAGE FOUKTEEM BLTTHEVILLE (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL M, 1M» House Economists Seek Votes to Defeat Move To Up Hospital Funds WASHINGTON, April 25. (ff) — Routed House economy forces beat the bushes for votes today in an nt- terript to defeat a move to add $75.000,000 for public hospital funds to a »»,000,000,<KX> appropriation bill. They were up against a strong coalition of Republicans and Demo• crate who have announced that they will try to double the $15,000,000 recommended by the House Appropriations Committee for the hospl- tftl program. .. The.program Is handled by the Federal Security Agency, whose funds are included in the section of the one-package money bill which came up for House consideration today. The funds are In the : form of contract authority and are used by the FSA to help states and local communities build public hospitals. • .The appropriations committee has recommended $1,591,784,590 in cash and $79,288,000 In contract authority for the KSA for the fiscal year starting July 1. This compares with $1,635,033,600 cash and $161.211,000 contract authority requested by President Truman. Included In the FSA section of the big bill is a committee recommendation of'$208.573,100 in cash for the Labor Department, a cut of almost: $12,000,000 from the President's requests. The /'economy bloc" headed by Rep. Taber (R-NYJ fared poorly yesterday. It was unable to cut $2.000,000 from the Reconstruction finance Corporation's, administrative expense allotment and was beaten, 93 to 88, on an amendment that added $1,000,000 to the bill. The extra money, the first Increase approved, is for the Coast Guard's Reserve training program. An amendment to add $22,000,000 for. the Postoffice Department's operating expense allotment was defeated without a major fight. To date.the House-voted cuts total $7,700,000, or less than one-half of one per cent on the basis of items totaling $2,192,584,402 already acted on. Taber earlier had called for to cuts of at least a billion dollars. While major sections of the bill aw still to be considered, there Is a possibility that substantial , increases may be voted In funds for national-rlefense:and for rivers and harbors and flood control projects. A flnal Kotise vote-on.the bill is not expected before the end of next week, when an all-out attempt to affect a substantial cut may be made through a motion to send it back to the appropriations committee. RAIL Continued from Page I present crews are sufficient. The firemen's brotherhood decided to make It a strike issue, bringing up [he present crisis. The carriers have been standing firm on the fact-finding boards' conclusions that no extra man is needed for safety. They have said the demand for an extra crewman Is "fcathcrbeddlng;" that Is, designed to create unnecessary Jobs. O'Neill requested the two-week postponement o f Wdnesiliy's scheduled strike at noon yesterday. President David B. Robertson of the Firemen's Brotherhood announced acceptance of the truce last night from Chicago. Robertson snid: "I hope we can get the settlement In two weeks. But I won't predict." The strike was to have been directed at four major railroads. Including all of the Southern Railway System and the entire Atchlson, Topeka and Santa Pe. Also, the strike would hnve closed down the Pennsylvania Railroad west and north of Harrisburg, Pa., and the New York Central west of Buffalo. N.Y., and three of Its divisions, the Michigan Central, west of the Detroit River, the Big Four and the Central lines. Results Are Reported In Baptist Revival Ninety-four additions have been reported for the two weeks revival which ended Sunday'night at the Calvary Baptist Church. Seventy- two by baptism, seventeen by rededication arid five by letter. One was dedicated to ministerial work. The Rev. Waif .Hamilton of Jackson, Tcnn':, was evangelist for the meeting, The Rev. P. H. Jer'nlgan. pastor, led the song service, with special music being presented throughout, the revival- GAS Oootmwd from ahead of any other firm. Represented at the meeting were Oaceola, Wilson, Dell, Manila and LeachvUle in Mlwlatippi County, Monette, Black oak, Lake CHy and Caraway In Cralchead County and Trumann, in Polruett County. Moragon Cat* Resit WASHINGTON, April 25 (*)—The defenM rested In the John afara- gon perjury trial today. Opposing lawyers said the case probably would go to the jury in late afternoon. Irvln Ooldsteln, Maragon's attorney, decided against calling further witnesses. The .defense had called only Senator Mundt (R-8D) to testify. There had been speculation Ma]. Gen.. Harry Vaughan, who became a friend of afarmgon, might be tummooed. I .,awl . ^awBaw^Haw^^'J ^ i I NEW WORLD OF LIGHT—One ol (lie youngest persons ever, lo wear spectacles is ll-monlh-old Johnny Peoples, seen being filled wilh special glasses at a Philadelphia, Pa., eye hospital by nurse Madeline Doisey. Horn blind', Johnny underwent a series of lour operations for the rcmovql of cataracls, and saw for the first time when the glasses were put on him. German Thankful for Coat Received From Blytheville Man Via Church A displaced German living near [he port city of Bremen, In the Ka.stern Zone of Germany, today has a "new" suit coat seul Lo him by a Blytheville man, via a Baptist Church overseas charity program. When the German, Max Nltzcshe of Nienburg, received the coat, he found a business card in the breast pocket. It had been placed: there by Louis Isaacs when lie gave the suit to the Baptist Church In Blytheville, which coHectcri-a bundle of clothing to be sent overseas. , Using trie address or. the biislne.'is card, Ni Use he wrote Mr. Isaacs to think him for the suit. Here is- a Irnnslation of the letter received by -Mr. Isaac*: "A few days ago T received thru a charity -organization a suit-coat and T found a card in it from you so it is possible for me to t.hnnk you personally for your fine gift. •'Just like so many others we had to go thru a lot of hardship and sorrow during the war and It made me especially happy to receive something from our American brothers of the Baptists. Livestock NATIONAL April *. (AP>—<WDA>—Bog, «,000; active, «tf*dy to «troo»; toad and choice 110-MO Ib bvrowi and jUU 17.15-26; practical top 17.25; good «trlyclMr*iK»; ' «e»tt«rinj! 3*0-770 ll* v M.7*-n.U; ftw I70-MO lb> l»J6-7»; 1*M» lh» '18.15-1706; 100-lJO )r»; lI.W-14.fO; KM 400 )bft down ISJO-M.OO; h*»vi»r M.OC-15*; itaci I.OO-11JO; boan 7.00-10.00. ' Cattle 3,000;, calvec 1WO; 'trading If is active than on Monday but cattle generally about steady; real- era 1.0 higher; early ult* steers mostly medium and food at J6.00- ja.po; common and km. medium J3.50-J4.00; medium and good heifers »mf mixed yearUa«i J6 00-IT JO; hljh tood and chciet mixed yearlings It It; common and medium 21.00-34 SO; common and medium Hmrritoit Group Vwwf f. f. G«« Residence Th« Karrtson RichSchool Home Bconomica Class was inert yesterday morning on a tour of the K. B. Gee home, on North Highway ti. The (ro up, which ia studyins fum- Ithlnfi, was shown through , th» home by Mrs. Off. During the tour, Mrs. Gee dtscuSJM furniture selection »nd color harmony. H. R. Nunn, aome Bconomlet brtt cowi II .00-MM; few good 10.00-31.00; cannsri and outtars 1*.- 00-H.OO. PRESCRIPTIONS Freeh Stock Guaranteed Beet Prieea Kirby Drug Stores taarhar, a« FOR SALE SUtt Certified DPL K*x IS Blu« Tag Cottonseed OGDEN SOYBEANS 89% GvninatioB EARL MAGERr . Dell, Arkan*M Phone 2811 or 2161 Legacy Helps Pay British War Debt WESTON MILLS. N. Y. — (ft— The late Mary E. Munda has paid $5,480.65 ot her native Britain's war debt to the United State*. The Cattaraiigus county woman died In 1946. Her will provided - that the residue of her estate, be-paid to the U. S. Treasury through the British government and applied against the debt. • • U. S. Attorney George L. Brobe In Buffalo has been informed that her wish has been carried out. "Our home is in the East Zone, the country which is' now occupied by the Polish. -We had to move three l-iincs in Ihe past, because we are displaced persons and we are pushed around a lot. . "Our land, our home any everything in it is lost. But thanks to the Lord we are taken care of anyway. We think about you very, much and wish to thank you again. "My wife and daughter (10 years old) by the name of Ursula wish to thank you also anrt they send their best regards. "We are now living in the middle part of Germany near 'Bremen, where the huge Overseas-Ships from America come in. ' "We wish you the best of everything for the future and hope that you will receive this letter in the best of health. "Sending you my best regards and wishes, I am . - • ; Yours thankfully, Max Nitzsche Nienburg Weser Dr. Frank Str. * Germany Bank Deposits Grow TEL AVIV, Israel —WV— Deposits In local and i'orelgn banks in Israel have jumped more than $60,000,000 in the last twelve months. Total deposits are »*H,3«0,000. Driver Is Fined $35 J. W. Bagwell was fined «3S and costs in Municipal Court this morning on his plea of guilty to a charge of driving while under the Influence of liquor. •• "Say It With FJoWtrm' BLZTHETTLLK FLOWER MART Memphis BHnj Hardware PLANTER Come and See This Siisatiinl Hew NORGE With the Exclusive SELF-D-FROSTINfi System ...Defrosts While You Sleep! Just imagine! All the mess and bother of defrosting gone forever! The iww Norge Self-D-Froster saves you work, time and money . . . i$ the only defrosting system that defrosts automatically . . . without fail . . . every twenty-four hours. And the new Norge brings you m safety-sealed freezer, finger-tip ice trays, big mcmt storage Cold- pack, large Crisper Drawer, extra convenient shelf arrangements, Ti.tabin for handy storage of packaged and canned goods. See the new Norge and you won't be Old Sunny Brook f MAND tha whiskey that's "Come over on the SUNNY BROOK side!" I Mjty iseinj Mint Sunny tittk nriih took out wtwi I S«YI ttik KMrw fovHittl And I mjoy coming O»K to th« Sunny Irook tut la drink this ikh, smooth and chnrliH'whKktif. KENTUCKY WH/SKEY—A BLEND «% cum MUTML mm- : McKesson & Bobbins, Inc. - Exclusive Distributors • hiftle Rock Easy Terms Come See the New NORGE Electric Range with BLENDED-HEAT OVEN You banish baking failures, once and for all. Two heating element*, top and bottom, blend the heat to male* one perfect cooking temperature . . . and, front and back, high and low, the *ame even temperature throughout th« oven bikes to perfection. Arid thi» it only one wonderful feature of the new ••tomauc Norge Eltcuic Range. Se« it today. HARDWARE CO. Inc. HOME OF FAMOUS BRANDS 126 W.MAIN ST. PHONE 515 What d'ya mean... a PRIVATE utility? I have more thin 1600 owners. That's how many people have invested their savings in the'lines 'and plants and other equipment to provide £ou :with dependable, low-cost eitctric service. A business like mine'has lo have a lot of owners, because it takes a lot of money to provide the kind of service our customers are used to. As a matter of fact, right now, behin~d each employee in this company there is more than $38,000.00 worth of equipment—compared to an average of ?6,600 per 'employee in other industries. All over the country' there are hundred* of other •Icctrie companies; juit like mine, with hundreds of thousands of owners. Altogether these "private" companies have some 3,500,000 direct owners. In addition, practically every person who has a life insurance policy is;an indirect owner of some electric company, because insurance companies invest heavily in business-managed, tax-paying electric companies. PRIVATE? Yes, privately owned and operated. But it's a pretty PUBLIC business just the same. And it's managed by business men instead'of bureaucrats. Ark-Mo Power Co.

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