The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 11, 1949 · Page 7
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^TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11.1949 Truman Favors Parity Set at 90% Lawmaker Quotes President Following White House Call WASHINGTON, Oct. 11. m — Rep. Cecil f. W'i'te (D-Callf) quoted President Truman yesterday as saying he strongly favors 90 per cent parity price supports for the basic farm crops. White s'ald he called on Mr. Truman to urge him to support 90 per cent price props as against the flexlbte 75 to 90 per cent supports In the farm bill now before the Senate. "The President Informed me he has been supporting 90 per cent all 1 along and will continue to do so in accordance with his promises to the people in '.he last campaign,'" White told reporters. In view of the Senate's rejection of the 90 per cent supports last week, White said, the battle for them will probably have to be.car- ried over Into the next session of Congress beginning in January. He said Mr. Truman told him he "Isn't-going to attempt to interfere" with Congress's action on the pending farm bill. ' The Californlan added that both he and the President hope to get a farm law carrying out their Ideas, "if not at this session, then In . the next." Senator Lucas of Illinois, the Democratic Senate leader, has backed the pending bill of Senator Anderson (D-NM), former secretary of agriculture, which provides for flexible price supports at ?5 to 90 per cent of parity. Parity Is a price designed to give the farmer a fair return for what he grows In relation to what he buys. The Conestogft wagon used In the U.S. covered wagon days was 16 feet long and Its wheels were : as high as • man. SUED ON MONOPOLY CHARGE -Samuel A. Horvits (above) and three other officer* of th» U>rain Journal Company, Lorain, Ohio, wer» sued by the-Federal government on a charge of conspiracy to monopolize the spread of news, ad. vertising and'other Information. At, attorney General J. Howard MjeGra.th "- announced the suit was filed In lederal District court at Cleveland. He said It is the first case in which a newspaper has been charged with conspiracy to injure a competing > radio station. Horvitz Is vice president, secretary and director of the (AP BLYTHEVTLLE (ARK.V COURIER DISLIKES DECEPTiON- Belle Wayne, above, a contestant in the recent "Miss New Or- J leans" contest, charges that at least half the bathing beauties in the contest wore artificial padding to enhance their natural charm. Belle believes it's okay to fool the public sometimes, but not in contests. She never does, she says. Negro, Charging Brutality, Again Sues Two Officers JONESBORO, Ark., Oct. 11. («V- The complaint of a Memphis Negro that two West Memphis policemen wrongfully beat him last January' was re-filed in Federal Court here yesterday. It asks 150,000 damages , Attorneys for Jack Bunn, Jr., filed the suit against Thomas J. Johnson, and Alma Burrow, administra- trix of the estate of Charlie Burrow Burrow, on* of the officers who arrested Bunn on a drunkenness and disorderly conduct charge, has since died of natural causes. The suit charges that on January t, 1949, Bunn was wrongfully beaten and brutally attacked, by the two officers. It also charges that Bunn was denied medical attention, denied counsel, bail, and the right to testify In court. • • ...... Bunn wu fined and sentenced to » J»ll term on charge* -t drunkenness and disorderly conduct. The complaint alleges Bunn was seriously, severely and permanently Injured at the time of the arrest and that he suffered a brain in- Jury and has practically lost the sight In one eye. The original suit, filed" March t was withdrawn in Federal Court May J. It named six defendants but Federal Judge^Thom'as O. Trimble ordered that three — Sheriff Cecil Goodwin, the City of West Memphis and the Fidelity Bonding Company—be stricken from the com-' 11B !l nn ' 1 '" 1 at that tlm « "sfcBJ' . damages. : . . Funds foe Arms . WASHINGTON, Oct.. 11. <** •'_ President Truman as!: • Congress today for »I,314,010,MO to pay tor: American arms shipments abroad to aid friendly nations. He request- m " rD P rlaf ion of 1814,010,000 ty fo enter Into $500- worth of contracts 'TV 1 ,. Eyes Sore? Tlreil? ^,,S ro ^. pt " Uftl Bath. B y M wKJ "0ptllc. .Burning, lnll»mmmtlon. K*« ««. tlrw fteune. Itcbine from loc. rS"" aU ™« ed - CCWK. «x,t» etresrir. or money «funa«l. M jn .^*' Pra " M by "MuMBtta. O.t L ' Nowl Toni Home Permanent TWICE as EASY- TWICEasFAST President Signs Bill Increasing Payments t WASHINGTON, Oct. -— President Trunian yesterday signed a bill Increasing disability and de- pendancey payments to World War I veterans by an estimated $112,000,000 i early. Its major provisions: !. Provide full compensation. Instead of 15 per cent, for veterans whose illness or disability Is pre- sumed to have resulted from war service. ,. •: • • 2. Increabt the length'of time for which payment* may be made for arrested case* of tuberculosis. 3. Create a hew disability schedule based on |15Q monthly for total disability and $1» for 10 per cent disability. The oW rate was $135 and 113.30. - ;' ..... .. 4. Increase monthly payments to widows with one child from »100 to »105, and the rate; for additional children from >1S to $25 monthly, 5. Allow veterans with SO per cent or more disability to receive additional payments for dependents. Theft of Clock*, Watch** From Warehouse, Solved UTTLB ROCK, Oct. 11. <A>> — Stolen (time put two men In Jail here yeeterday. Little Rock Detective Chief C. O. Fink said !,«0 cloclu and witches stolen from a US. Time Corporation warehouse have been recovered and that Barrel Hudiine.Jl. and Russell urimth, 22, have .admitted the theft. 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