The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 3, 1950 · Page 2
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILI.E (ARK.) COURIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, MAT 8, ItW Businessmen Scolded For Urging Congress To Continue Spending By Slerllnjt F. Grcfn WASHINGTON, May 3. (AP) — Senator O'Coiior (D-Md) scolded businessmen today for bringing spending pressures on Congress. He told the United States Chamber of Commerce that such pressures have helped to pose "a definite threat - to our solvency." At a time when taxes nre the No. 1 problem of business, O'Conor said, buslne,'.s men are adding to their own woes by being "against federal spending—except ill their own neighborhoods." All for Economy "They're all for federal economy —except when it comes to closing n military, naval or oilier federal establishment with which they do business, or whose employes are their customers," the senator declared. The recent $1.500.000.000 rivers and harbors bill Is typical of the result, O'Conor said; Congress members were unable to resist the pressure from every section of the country for projects whoso ultlniafe costs "will run to many times that huge total." Need Spending Cut "The only possible way to avoid serious damage to our fiscal structure, and passible complete collapse," he said, "la to cut government sepnding drastically." O'Conor urged business, along with labor and farm organizations, to refrain from running to Wash- incrton in quest of special favors. O'Conor said the foremost goals of tax reform, In the interest of economic growth, would be a more liberal tax allowance to business for replacement of buildings and equipment and a removal of the present double taxation on corporate dividends. To Atlopt Policy The U.S. chamber prepared to close its 38th annual meeting lo- day with adoption of more than 30 policy statement os national nf- fairs and with Ihe election of new officers and directors. Otlo A. Seyferth, pre-sident of the Went Michigan Foundry Company, Muskcgan, Nflch., was slated to become president succeeding Herman W. Steinkraus. president of the Bridgeport, Conn., Brass Co. Seyferth, 60. is chairman of the Mhlcigan Economic Development Mission, a director of several mid- western corporations, and a director of the TJjS. chamber since 1940 Tax Reduction Proposals for tax reduction, antitrust law revision, foreign Investment and other programs were ar^one the resolutions awaiting nc- tion. The Chamber's policy roinmittcc headed by William A. Hanley of Indianapolis asso has recommended that the rliamber go nn rerord favoring a three-year extension of selective service on a standby basis; a speedup 111 the stockpiling of critical war materials; and an atomic policy geared to keeping this country's leadership in atomic weajxm development. Intern Squelches Census Taker HARTFORD, Conn., May 3. (/F) —The census taker had gotten the routine answers to all his preliminary questions. "How many hours did you work last week?" "Last week?" asked the other with a slight pause for reckoning. "126 hours." The census taker did R double take and asked what the. job was. Hospital Intern, pay? None. "Hard job, Isn't it?" asked'the young Hlern conversationally, as the census taker closed his portfolio with an audible sigh and prepared to leave. "You look tired. What do you usually do?" "Me?" said the census laker with a faint grin. "I'm a medical student." NOTICE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned has filed with Ihe Commissioner of Revenues of the State of Arkatisas for pcnnil to sell Rnd dir-vicnse beer at retail on the premises described as 217 W. Main, Blythevillc. Ark., Mississippi County. The undersigned states that he is a citizen of Arkansas, of good moral character, that he ha.s never been convicted of a felony or other crime Involving moral turpitude; that no license to sell beer by the undersigned has been revoked within five years Inst past; and that the undersigned has never been convicted of violating the. laws of this state, or any other state, relative to the sale of alcoholic liquors. Application is for permit to be issued for operation beginning on the !sb day of July 1950. and to expire on the 30 day of June, 1951. E. B. Chllwoml Subscribed and sworn to before me this 2 day of May 1D50. Mrs. Marshall Blackanl " (Notary Public) My Commission expires: 3^'.^. 6J5150 like Monday night, these odors are magnified a hundred fold. Ordinarily they would pass unnoticed," to track down the odors, Hodges said, but he pointed out that they probably are a combination of fumes from a number of sources—perhaps ---- Industrial plants. The city Is making every effort The only step the city can take added Jcs.se Uberman, ustrial engineer. city In- is to ask »ny plants involved to do their own "policing," he said. Whatever happens, the last seven days will go down in Philadelphia history as the week of the great smell. Christian church** of all - Inatlons in Japtn totaled a,KB In 1948. Ml. Etna hu «rupttd about tt times in recorded history. • CALL OF THE "WILD" — At Grand Canyon National Park, Ariz., a shy deer and a gentle rabbit mpkc a Uambl-like scene, causht in the shadows at the edge of a dense forest. Whal they're ri'fiNy up lo is Ijerkoning early vnr.'innmsts 10 the Grand C:invan Philadelphia Plagued by Odor Of Sour, Mystery Night Fumes PHILADELPHIA, May 3, (yj'j—In Philadelphia these days If It Isn't one darn thing, it's jin odor. For three out of the Inst seven nights, B major portion of the city has been blanketed by fumes var-, lously described as .sour, disagree-: able and a few things we can't print. It's not, jiust a run-of-the-nosc odor that can be tracked down in a jiffy—Uke the aroma of a skunk. Tliis is a sort of mysterious odor, No one knows exactly tram whence It cotnc.s or what causes It. Nor r!n any two sniffers describe it exactly the same way. One person may Inke a deep breath and comment: "Smells like so'.ir pickles." Another connoisseur offered this suggestion: "Somebody must be burning an old mattress." Hodges Bin HI General John U Hodges, chief of the city's air pollution control, was a little more general. "It smells sour." he snid after sampling Irvst night's odor, "ilke something caused by fermentation." Whatever the origin, Hodges said.. the fumes nre definitely not harmful to the public health—just unpleasant to put it mildly. The condition was observed first April 25—InsL Tuesday. Then the | orlor reappeared Monday night and again last night. It Is strictly a nighttime odor— it hasn't been noticed In the daytime at all. Hodges says this is because the damp air after dark holds fumes while the sun-warmed air serves to draw them off. Fumes Are Pronounced • Such f times. Hodges said, are probably present to a certain extcn most of the time but become more proim'-nced in certain weather conditions. "In a calm, humid atmosphere. THERE MUST BE A REASON WHY IT'S THE Mip-sgimrs SELLER ALL VEGETABLE Phone 591 Beautiful Wallpapers ..all FADEFROOF! SINGLE ROLL 18 Same quality t«lli for */3 Jo Vi MORE all over th« country— compare! 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