The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on May 9, 1950 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, May 9, 1950
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f TUESDAY, MAY 9, 1950. US Spending Cut Move Is'Started Thomas to Offer Motion to Reduce Appropriations Fund WASHINGTON, May 9: I/PJ _ A move to choi> $750,000,000 'from a pending $20.000,000,000 appropria- jwi bill by directing the President H make (Imt much of a cut was retried today by Rep. Thomas <D- Tcx). 'I'homas Is a member of the House Appropriations Committee.' He said he would offer an amendment providing that {he President through'the Budget Bureau, distribute the reduction among the various general agencies. However, the amendment would prohibit the President from cutting any funds for military activities. Including atomic weapon development and scientific research and development. Thomas to]d newmen the amendment Is his own idea and he does not know how much support It will have. Some leading Republicans previously had opposed suggestions that Congress direct the President to make the reductions. They said such a procedure would be "buck passing." A vote on Thomas' amendment »'.ay be reached by the House Wednesday. Funds for river and harbor and flood control projects were up for action today. Republicans, meanwhile, were preparing to put all their strength behind two moves for a cut of about ? 1,300,000.000. GOP Shadowing Ifcuman's Tour ABOARD TRUMAN TRAIN, May 9. (/Tj— Republicans began shiulow- lug President Truman yesterday on his \vestein tour. Victor A. Johnston, staff director for the Republican Senatorial Campaign Conimittec, turned up at Galesburg, ill., when the presidential train made its first stop for a platform appearance. Johnston told reporters that he Is flying in a chartered plane to check up on the President and to Issue statements by prominent Republicans in answer to the President. BLYTTIEVTLI.E (AHR.) COURIER NEWS Chinese Communists Hit Snag As Fans Still Like Hollywood "H is impossible for the government lo uproot such evils at. short notice," he said. Hsla did uot ban foreign films as ""'," "" " ""•""••-'"• t""">™ linil been expected He merely asked of Ihe wc.sU And it's all Hollywood's shanghai movie managers to 'use By Stanley Rich HONG KONG. May 8. lAPJ —The Chinese Communists have, hit a snag in their drive to wean moviegoers from the "decadent cultures" fault. The Wangs, Lees and Chans of Red Shanghai pay taxes on motion picture tickets that go u long way toward supporting the new Communist government. But they're not ready just yet to trade Robert Montgomery, James Mason and Marlene Dietrich for Soviet ami Chinese stars. Hsia Yen. deputy director of the Shanghai government's cultural ml educational board, lashed out recenll yat the "imperialistic, poisons" of American and British stars. At the same time he was forced ,. :,,,,. ' ""--" WUIIIUIUUIM amnomies, or course ' ami Millnrri o 8 ^ ^X^ r.r/,i"J ro ," s™" Iike ..j?.r.<"* »°"^ d ">-!<"* "S to admit it "will take time" to his "der-p-seated habit" of going to British and American films. goes vith smart travel clothes J? Samson ite Gel stunning new Samsonifc Luggage in exciting fashion-favored colors, Hint Ko so beautifully with spring's smartest fabrics. Each piece has solid brass stream- I lined locks, shock absorber handles, long-wearing linings. Priced so low you ca nafford a whole set. .......... »1M» toJiti' O'Niu ..... 2J30 Vanity O'Nilt ....... 17.50 fcortvtrlikl,) lodi.i' O'NII. 19.53 Pullmor, .. .... 77.50 Alie, „ „„,,!,„ ,i, f»m 17.30 . . . ;„ Charles S. Lemons FURNITURE tieir own judgment." Shanghai has 46 movie houses ed Steele Kiwanians Plan Pancake Day The Stcelc Kiwanls Club is making plans for a Pancake and Sausage Day, to be conducted on May 31 at the stecle Methodist Church as a project to aid underprivileged children. Ellis Poole, general chairman, said that committees and tentative plans for the affair, which will feature the Kiwanis Club members as cooks and waitress, would be announced at a meeting tomorrow night. The initial plans were made at the May 2 meeting. itill operating. The Reels had hop[;d to use them to further incloc- Uinmte the Chinese. When Ihe Communists occupied ;he city last year Chinese and Russian movies suddenly became the rage. Recent Shanghai reports say it'.s different now. Only a few theaters were rcport- 1 shownig Chinese and. Russian [ne DAV films. Others were running British ' t i on »,„,-,, and rrr£,e nimi '" °*• ^L.^f, °"^ : J ' *• ™»-™. »«?£ ™- ; . -«! "-° c^ V!w ~Sc: Veterans. He was elected (o Ihe post as the DAV closed its 1950 convcii- TrTREB STEELE-COOTER NEWS Ry'Frank!* Ashcrnfl „ ~ — ~'"~ *""- *««"> vnjuu in- j, iiiat junior Vice-crmtmnnHr>r 'I'Tio '. i I rr^s^r th - -\K^^^'^ ' The continued operation ol the theaters Is necessary for the enter-1 To Wed t,t. Col. nnd Mrs. Willlnm Godwin have ninioiinccd the piH;nEriiipiil. of Uieir daughter, Patricia, to Bobby P. May, of Cnruthersvitle, and Holland, Mo. Mr, May ts the son of Mrs. Evelyn "eardou. ot Cnruther.sville and the srnuiiso)) of Mr. iiml Mrs. Noble Cupehnrl of Holland. The mat-rinse will |j« solemnized May 13. at 4 o'clock ai Ihe I'ost Chapel, l-'l. MncArlliur, San Pedro, Calif. Club Kiifrrdilnn] Mrs. Uob McCnUoulh of Caruth- crsvllle was a guest when Mrs. James Perry entertained the Bid and Gnb club, Wednesday at her home. Mrs. Btih Burton won high score low by Mrs. McCultouth, Mrs. Dill "axter rookoed and Mrs, Alphus t-iiest was awarded Ihe traveling prize. Social Notes Mrs. I.urille Stephens comnll- uirnled Mrs. Margaret Lightfoot of Oarutlicrsville with a luncheon at Uio Rustic Inn in iilythcville 1'rt- nay. Other guests were Mrs. H. B Jomier. Mrs. P. E. Ponder and Mrs. Waller Mlelile. Mrs. John R. Franklin, Mrs Alfred Hastings, Mrs.-Francis Hodge a'ld Mrs Frank Weaver were hostesses at a shower honoring Mrs. Hiley Hastings Thursday night at Hie Hnptist Church In steele. Mrs. Hastings Is leaving soon to make her home In Memphis. Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Franklin returned Wednesday evening from their honeymoon In Hot Springs Ark. Mrs. r-Yanklin Is Ihe former Hazol Smith. Mr. and Mrs. Shirley Smith had as (heir weekend guests, their daughlcr. Mrs. Gene Fry, and Mr LOANS ON CARS, TRUCKS AND TRACTORS United Insurance Agency I si * Alain Rear C'ltj Orut lilylheville, Ark. the' tainment and education of city's 5.000,000 populace." And besides, the amusement tax is one of the government's most reliable fornLs of revenue. Sausage Maker Shoots Self in Packing Plant OJJC^LUIA 1UIH1U ,J,3< meat at his place. Greenebanm was found on the ] floor or the deserted little packing! plant yesterday. Police said a .25] pistol and a note to bis wife were] nearby. He died In a hospital early trdaj'. Little Rock Man Heads State DAV Department PAYETTEVIL-LE. . Ark., M» v 8. Wj—Jack B. Jenkins, jr., of Litt'.e Rock, Is new commander of the Arkansas Department, Disabled Are Termites Ruining Your Property? Government statistics say that Termite damage was second only to fire in the United Slates. We will make an inspection and give you an estimate, if needed, without cost. Our work is licensed by the Arkansas Stale Plant Bonn!—we have 12 years of experience to guarantee you satisfaction. • FREE INSPECTION • SUPERIOR TERMITE CO. H, C. Blnnkcuship . . 309 Bast Kentucky I,. J. Zeller ... Phone 2350 or 3579 Fry ot Poplar Bluff. Hcv. Marvin Niblack and Homer Smith wore Little Rock visitors this week. Mrs. Sims Michie and (laughter, Mary, and Mrs. T. c. Heasley spent (he weekend In Tupelo; Miss. Klwiitiuns to Cook The Stcetc Kiwanis Clnb will hold its annual pancake ami sausage day on May 31 at City Pige Cafe In Stecle. The members will <lo Hie cooking and serving of the cakes and it will be an nil-day affair. Tickets will be one dollar and proceeds will be used by the civic betterment committee ot the club. Poles Seek Asylum In Western Germany FRANKFURT. Germany, May 9. W—Eight officials and employes of the Polish Consulate nt Frankfurt resigned yesterday and akscd West German authorities for refuge from their Communist-dominated government. The eight announced their resignation through the Joint Public Information Office of the u. S Army and the (j. S. Ellgh commissioner's Office, here. Their names were not made public Immediately. President Proclaims Hational Maritime Day WASHINGTON, Mar 8. W> President Truman asked government officials to display the Hag on Momlay, May 22 , In ob«rv«nce of National Maritime Day. A presidential proclamation ended attention to the need of an Amcrlcan-flai, merchant marine In the Interest <rf "lr»de, U:«v«l, and defense." California Legislation For 40 Years "Illegal" LOS ANGKLB3 (API— Most If "ot all California statutes passed in the past 40 years are ugati«t the aw, says Dr. J.A.C. Grant of the University of California. The state constitution Ia y5 down Intricate rule.s for pnsslng laws which the legislature has not followed he says. Tlie courts have ruled that bills signed by the proper officials are laws, Hut the fact remains that most of them have not been passed by the legislature in the manner the constitution provides, the professor Insists. Our Telephone Number 4438 Shelton Motor Co. MIDGET SPIN CURLERS for perfect neckline curt] for easier, for faster I Special Value 1 * Midget JPIN Curl.n In a Handy Tonl R.nM KH 1. Ton! Hom« P««man«nl- w hkli intlu,!., o.rtl.-o.tirg loig • «.»• waving lotion to 9 i«. you a «,fr. naluroMooUn, wov. — •nougl, lor a campl.l. p.cmun.,,1. (.gulo, p,u. il.flfl 2. Tonl Mlda* JPIN Cu,W,_.. 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