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PAGE TEN BLYTHEV1LUS (ARK.) COURIER NEWS TUESDAY, APRIL 2», 1961 Roaming Tornadoes Keep Southwestern Area in State of Jitters SolonsAgreeU.S. Balance Its By The Associated Press Destruction-laden tornadoes roamed southwestern skies yesterday, plunging to earth momentarily, and keeping (he residents of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas in a state of jitters. One dcalh was attributed indl- Socialist Cripps Dies at Clinic 'Ltss Beef, More Sweot, Higher Taxes' Statesman Is Dead ZURICH, Switzerland (X>) — Sir Stafford Cripjxs. the Socialist statesman who tried to bring postwar Britain back with ICKR beef, more Ewcnt and higher taxes, diet] last night. Fenr 'of Soviet Russia—where he represented Britain from 1940 to 19-12—stymied immediate success of the austerity program he ruled over after World War II. Crl pps' econom ic pi nns were ON the verge of victory until Russia's expansionist policies caused the governments of Britain and her Western Allies to turn much of their output to rearmament. Cripps died here in the Idvlng Strength Clinic after 35 years chronic suffering from colitis contracted as a World Wnr I ambulance driver and 18 months of acuU Illness from spondylttls, a progressively crippling spine Inflntnntlon H« would have been 63 next TJuirs- . day. His wife, Isabel, was nt his bedside. Ill health forced him to quit lit- .double Cabinet Job—chancellor o the Exchequer nnd economics minister—in Oc tob er, 1950. Ho 1 in proved and went home after sit months in the clinic here but his January WHS forced to return afte months of increasingly acute pain cheerfully borne. He lapsed into , coma over the week end. ectly to the storms, Mrs. Horace ones, 38-year-old Altus, Okla., Kup- ily company clerk, was killed when ler aulo went out of control In a ilindlng rain on U. S. 283. Her employer />aid the woman lad been nervous all afternoon. le said she was a young girl when \ lorimdo struck and wiped out the own of Blair Juno 16, 1328. Mrs. Jones was driving homo to Blatr, near Altus, nlnrmcd by a ornada warning. She said she was ;olng to look after her properly. Texas Roofs Torn A Texas tornado ripped the roofs off two brEck buildings in the tiny community of Emhouse In Navurro 'ounty. Charles Shelbourne «a!d tho .wistlng winds killed GOO young .urkeys hu had Jusl purchased. Black, threatening tornado fun icls were sighted at Dlackwcll and Snid In nor the rn Oklahoma nnd at five separate pin res near AUun Jn southern Oklahoma. Other lorimdouii threatened McGregor, Tex., IB miles southwest of Wnco, but missed the heart of town and struck farm areas instead. Three farm homes imd numerous outbuildings were de stroycd. D.image About Over Early Ihis morning, the weather bureau reputed the tornado clan gcr was about over. It said looa storms could be expected in Oklahoma, Kansas and Texas will some hail today, but the majoi threat was passed. Altus school children were dis missed early because of the storms. Heavy rains In Oklahoma during the storm period closed U.S Highway 62 west of Holhs. Tiic moisture for the 24-houi period was among the heaviest o the year in Oklahoma. House Ends Vacation WASHINGTON IVP) — The: Housi ends nn 11-day Easter vacation to day and will take up a cnntrover sial bill creating more limn a scori of new federal juclgeshlps. Read Courier Ne a Classified Ad kidget Next Year Higher Taxes Are 'Out of Question/ Some Lawmakers Soy By FRANCIS J. KIJI.LV WASHINGTON OR— Some influen- nl lawmakers nfjrccd todny with he Committee for Economic Development thnl the federal budget can ind .should be balanced next yenr, !'hese congressmen snid new tnxcs nre out of tho question. Tho CED, a businessmen's re- nreh group, fUso had expressed he belief In a -statement yesterday hat expenditures could bo broughi nto line v/ith government Income vithont new revenue, But it suff- jested that If Congress doe.sn" hink so, cons id era lion should be ,'iven to a "temporary" fedora 'ctall snles lux on r very thing ex ccpt food, bousing find articles nl- •eruly subject to direct fcdcni excises. "Tliere nron't nny temporary taxes," Hep. Curtis (H-Neb), n member of the liix-wi-IUng Way and Meuns Committee, commented "So-called temporary taxes arc imposed with the best Intentions but somehow they always becom permanent. *'In Eidriitlon, the federal govern in en t has waited too long to go into the sales ta>; field, already pre-empted by most of (he states.' Rep. Martin of Massachusetts the Republican leader of the House agreed with Curtis and the CED on the ability of Congress to avok a Treasury deficit without nev evles. "Tiic House already has cut aj: propriutton bills more than six bil lion dollars below budget estimate.' tvnd we still hnve a couple of bl]] to work on where we can wnk additional savings." Martin told reporter. All but two of the regular de pnrtmcntcil appropriations for th 1953 fiscal year, which begins July 1, already have passed the House. For these, President Truman asked 65 '/ 2 billion ilallnrs. Tho House voted S0!i billions. The Senate hasn't acted on any of the bills yet. The CED recommendation was WHAT? WHAT, WHAT?—Charlie, a proper English mouser, is surprised and indignant a1 being used as a steed by this liny kinkajou. Quite irregular, you know. The little visitor from South America Is wearing a knitted sweater against rigors of the English climate. The two animals are pets of W. Taylor, manager of the Maldstone, England, zoo. Reds Drop Iron Curtain on Gay Roomings of Gypsy Tribes By RICHARD O'REGAN VIENNA Mi —The Communists behind the Iron Curtain have ruled no more roaming for Europe's nomadic, darlc-sltinned Gypsy race. There'll be no more soul-scaring Gypsy music to tempt city-dwetlers to cast off their bonds and taice to the road. Gypsy palm-readers are Informed only the Communist state can tell what the future holds. The Romany are to he made "useful members of Soviet society." Their sparkling-eyed children will be taken from their uneducated parents and sent to state schools to learn trades. Their parents will be persuaded by various pressures to leave their caravans and lazy card-playing and put to work in factories producing (or the "great peoples' democracies." This is the communist plan being carried out, according to reports reaching Vienna, on the Hungarian plains and in the wooded moun- lains of Czechoslovakia and Romania, where thousands of Czigany have wandered for centuries. Reports from behind the Iron Curtain, however, say that the Dummy Scares Motorists ROCKFORD, 111. Wy— Frightened motorists called police on a recent Saturday night to report seeing the body of a man hanging from a railroad viaduct. Police cut It down. It wore a mask and was fully dressed. Including hat and shoes. It was a dummy. today's BEST BUYS in pleasure Irlpc •«• Off!WOUND'S tr»« acation tanning erviiice Lei us furnish descriptive folders . . . prepare itineraries , . . make hotel reservations . . . plan sigliiseeiiig fr. : ps .. . arrange complete expense-paid vacations! Pack this vacation with f.\Y«w pleasure — mvri to sec, won to do— .it .;;-•;./.:/;;£/)• low (Mt —by having Greyhound plan youi nipt 'Greyhound's Viii'.iiivi Pl.iur::ng .SViTiVv is yours for the asking! 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GREYHOUND TERMINAL Send rr.t lr«e folden ond infoimalion on frlpl Terminal 109 X. i irih Phone drafted by a research and policy committee headed by Mayer Kesin- baum of Chicago, President of Hart Schaffner & Mar:.. The CED report concluded a balanced budget could he achieved without harm to the defense program, on this basis: 1. The committee calculated that actual expenditures on the military- foreign aid program will lag at least 3',i billion dollars behind the President's estimate. 2. It figured another four billion dollars could be saved by "reducing waste and inefficiency in the military programs." 3,It recommended cuLs of S2.800,- 000,000 In spending other than .military and foreign aid. British Find TV Appeals Mostly To Less Educated Elements Communists are not finding H easy. In Hungary, the government tried to entice the Gypsies to become farmers. It allotted many Gypsies ground under the land reform. But the wanderers left their fields uncultivated. They continue to try to eke. out an unauthorized living from their old profession- tinkering, horse-dealing, forlune- telling and stealing. Hungarian authorities, reports say, are doing their best to wipe out such independent Gypsy activities. Gypsy tinkering and trading are free enterprise and thus discouraged. In Czechoslovakia's eastern provinces, the Communist regime demolished the clay huts where the Gypsies gathered in winter and drove out their occupants. Gypsy children, reports say, have been taken from their parents and sent to trade schools. The parents, by police pressure, have been made to work in new plants. But, say the reports, the illiterate, liberty-loving wanderers do not stay on the job. They do not \vork at the jobs given them. They continue to move, despite the police and the lack of rations for those who fail to lill their production quotas. U.S. Collected Mora 'axes Last Year Than Ver: $362 Per Person WASHINGTON MP>—Tha government collected more taxes last year than ever before—about $362 for each man, woman and child In the nation. The Internal Revenue Bureau announced yesterday tliat 1051 collections totaled 556.093,330,426.-' 69, an increase of 40 per cent over 1&50. It was '28 per cent above ths previous record of almost 44 billions collected ill 1045, the last year of World War II. .Individual income and social security (axes last year totaled about 30 billion dollars, compared with more than 22 billions in 1050, By M2I/TO.N MARMOR LONDON Lfi _ Television's Krcatest appeal is to the less educated elements in Britain, according to a survey released here. The British Broadcasting Company's,Audience Research Department made the survey of 3.000 families and 1,454 other viewers. The researchers came up with some rather interesting findings: "The greater the Income or the higher the standard of education, the less time people spend watching TV." That's not all: "Given two families with differing levels of education, but roughly the same amount of money coining in, the odds are thai it , will lie Hie family whose educational standard is tbe tower which will acquire n TV set first." Television brought somewhat of a social revolution to Britain I the swift period of three yea As late as 1041 television was laigeiy the privilege of the better- off in Britain. By (he end of 1950. 50 per cent of all television owners were persons earning less than eight pounds ($22.40) a week. The survey showed seven out of 10 of the adults who spent the most time viewing th'eir TV sets were persons who left school at the age of 14 or 15. The research group said that TV had these effects on viewers: 1. 40 per cent of the viewers did more entertaining. About 20 per cent cut down visits to friends. 2. 63 per cent went less to movies. 3. 42 per cent read less than before. 4. 30 per cent cut down their time on hobbies. 5. 50 per cent played fewer indoor games. 6. 90 per cent listen less to radio. Juliana Begins Visit in Canada OTTAWA Wi— Dutch Queen Juliana's unofficial, private visit to Canada began today with a program almost RS full as the busiest days of her just-concluded state visit to the United States. But after two days of formality, the Queen will travel "incognito" for the rest of her six-day stay in the country that was her World War II home-ln-exile. New Yorkers Vote Today ALBANY. N. Y. (iP)— New Yorkers vote today in a quiet primary that is little more than a stepping stone In Gov. Dewey's sustained drive to deliver 96 votes to Gen. Dwlght D Eisenhower, at the Republican Nil tlonal Convention. Read Courier Nev,'S Classified Ads 11.25 (id. 15 SI. 70 11.25 so.; s 31.80 G R E Y H O U N D It's a 'fact! 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