The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 4, 1950 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, May 4, 1950
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PAGE THREB BLYTHEVTT.LR (ARK.) COURIER NEWS THURSDAY, MAY 4, 19SO House Group Votes Tax Cut Proposal Would Reduce Cigarette Tariff 2.1 Cents* WASHINGTON. May 4. (/!')—The House ways and means committee voted, yesterday to cut the tnx in ''aonomy" brands of cigarettes °^pm 1 cents to 4.9 cents a pack The action raised above the $1.000,000,000 mark the total cutting It has voted In excise taxes. Makers of the cheaper cigarettes have said they could sell nt 12 cents a pack (excluding state taxes) It the federal tax were cut. The treasury estimated that it the cut was made cigarette smokers would pay $90.000.000 less taxes a year. This, with smaller cuts today, brought the tentatively approved excise cuts to $1,004.500.000 — way beyond the $685.000.000 limit President Truman proposed. 'The President niiide no suggestion whatever for reduction In cigarette and tobacco taxes. The House committee Is working out its own ideas. Its decisions will go to the House as recommended IcKislation. They will not become law unless approved by the House and Senate and by President Truman—or enacted by Congress over Mr. TrumanVveto. President Truman has told Congress that It must make up in higher taxes elsewhere whatever revenue losses result from cuts in excises— or lace a veto. Tentatively approved cuts thus far have included furs jewelry, higgae" movie tickets travel tickets and many other items 3 Killed in Ohio Bus-Truck Crash ASHLAND, O.. May <• </P)—DrlV-' cis of a bus nnil a truck ai>d a woman passenger In the bus died yesterday when the two vehicles crashed and burned a mile north of here. Five passengers crawled from windows just before It burst Into flame. They were treated for cuts and bruises. Shretff M. P. RIckenbrod said there were only two bodies in the wreckage. One was Edgar A. Snyde'r, oJ Columbus, o., driver of the Cleveland-to-Columbus oreyhound bus. The other, a woman, who carried H card bearing the name "Norma Hellner." Driver of Hie truck, was not Identified immediately. The passengers, who escaped from the bus. had said from three to five other passengers were trapped in it and perished, but the sheriff Navy Punishes 3 'Mo' Officers NORFOLK. Va., May 4- W) Three key officers on the battleship Missouri have been punished by redaction In numbers for the grounding of the ship ill Chesapeake Bay January 11, Hie N»v> announced yesterday. ^ This punishment, lowers the of ficcrs in their respective grades 01 he Navy's promotion list mid re- s llielr advancement to the lext higher rank. Capt. William 13. Brown. 41, of 'Yostproof, Flai, the Mighty Mo's former commanding officer, was reduced 250 numbers. Brown had iwiiklcred sole responsibility for (he groumiiug. Cindr. John «. Miilctt, 38. of Waterloo, Iowa, the Khiu's farmer oper • iitlons officer, was reduced 100 numbers. Ll.-Cmclr. prank. Morris. Jr., 34, of New York, former navigator, was reduced 350 numbers. This means llrown wan dropped 560 places In his grade on the Navy's promotion list. Miilctt was dropped 100 places hi the com- mnmler's grade and Morris 350 places In the lieutenant commander's grade. Maragon Free on Bail ; WASHINGTON. May 3. CAP) — John Maragon, (ormer friend of Presidential Military Aide Harr/ Vaughan, Ls free on ball until an v appeals court decides whether 111! perjury conviction sticks. said they were mistaken. The Greyhound bus, enrpute from Cleveland to Columbus, had Just crossed a narrow bridge nt a curve when the collision occurred. Neither vehicle upset. Senate FEPC Fight j|b Begin Monday WASHINGTON. May 4. (fl>)~-Til loiiK-delayed FEPC fight—expected to set off a Semite filibuster—is to start next Monday. The Senate Democratic leadership decided Tuesday on a date to bring up the controversial measure for a Fair Employment Practices Com- TALL AMBITION—>oni Ci-iss, above, bit Led as "the world's tallest showgirl/' at six-feet five-inches, bus uuiiounccd her intention to run (or president of the United Slates by 197U. A confident 21, Miss Criss said: "1 have the basic requirements— benuly, brains and ambition— and 1 know I'm going to make the grade," mission, which would forbid job discrimination against Negroes and others. Senator Lucas cl Illinois, Democratic lender, .said tlie party policy committee decided to try to bring up the bill Friday. He added that debate won't gel underway until after a week-end recess. Corrugated Meto? Culverts Sizes up to 84 in. Automatic Flood Gales Concrete Culvert Tile Sizes up to' 3G In. 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