The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 14, 1950 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, December 14, 1950
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THURSDAY,. DECEMBER 14, 1950 Arkansas Legislative Group Hacks Budgets of Both Large and Small BLYTHEVTLLE, (ARK.) COURIER NEWS LITTLE ROCK, Dec. 14. (/p>—The Budget-cutting Arkansas Legislative •pound] can't b« accused of picking ^n little guys. Having already dealt with some Pretty influential officeholders, the Council yesterday acted In a somewhat summary manner with two of the biggest—Governor McMalh and Secretary of StaU C. G. Hall. The council .slashed away at a McMath-sponsored budget for his own office and the governor's mansion. And'when Hall didn't submit , » budget for maintenance of the ; state capitol and its grounds, the , Council "made" one for him, fixing , the total at the same amount set s by the 1949 legislature. * Of course, It may all turn out to - be only shadow boxing. The Council | niakes recommendations to the leg* Islature. But the legislature appro- \ priates the money—sometimes more '•*, than is collected to be spent. ; Besides its harsh treatment of -. the governor and secretary of state, •• the council: •' Reduced the Slate Welfare De; partment Budget, eliminating a • proposed salary increase for the di; re-tor In the process: i Moved to make the Arkansas ; . Safety Council inoperative by re- jfcjcctlng outright Its request, for ^fnnds: and, ~, Voted to allot no funds for pen- 1 sion payments to retired supreme court Justices, circuit Judges and ' chancellors. • Budget Revision Asked :•• The governor's office had been : asked to revise its original budget i so^ as to include automobiles (pur- V chased by the-State Highway De: partment but used by the governor •; and staff) and their maintenance ' .Yesterday, when . the . revision , hadn't been received, • a' messenger V was sent to the. governor's office to i ask why.: ". ;-"-.- ..•• ;' Word came back that the govern- I or's • executive. . secretary. Henry i Woods, said the office didn't care c, to submit a..budget "at this time " ; -<McMath was'out of the state.) " Then the council went to work •; on the original budget. It -turned • : down a $1.000 salary increase asked for Woods, who now makes $5000 ?]I!™ a " y - K cut * 2 8.WO from the $40.000 asked for operation and improvement of the governor's mansion in 1951-52. This was achieved by eliminating J25.000 which had been'asked for a garage, driveways and landscaping at the mansion ind by reducing ^ from $5,000 to 1*2.000 an allotment for mansion ; "groceries." J3,«C« Reduction Voted A similar $3,000 reduction was voted for the following fiscal year, when the garage item didn't recur. The council approved an annual budget of $31,500 for all governor's office salaries—a reduction of $2,400 from the $33,900 requested. An allotment of $15,023 was recommended for maintenance of the capltol and Its grounds after the committee received word from Hall he wasn't ready to submit a budget for the purpose. The amount is the same as that fixed by the 1949 gen- PRETTY NIGHTWEAR eral assembly, The Welfare Department »llo ment was set at »7,637^S1 for eac year of the-b!ennlum. The depar ment had requested $10,255,190 fo the next fiscal .year. Among item eliminated was proposed $2,500 sa ary Increase for Mrs. Henry Bethe welfare director. She now gets $5,00 annually. vThe council divided sharply in re Jecting the proposed allotments continue pensions for retired Judge Including supreme court justices. T H. Humphreys of Fayetteville is th only surviving former supreme cou Justice who's been receiving i n tlrement pension. Pemi$cot Couple Wins Farm Contest Award By Sue Burnett Lot« of pretty lingerie is the "ream of every womaji, and when you sew your own It's no problem at all. TWO lovely and practical styles are illustrated—below, a comfortable gown to make In soft flannelette; at top, ruffle trimmed jacket teamed with a well fitting gown Pattern No. -8652 is a sew-rlte perforated pattern for sizes 32 34 36, 38, 40, 42, 44 and 46. Size 34 gown, 4 yards of .39-inch- jacket I'.i yards- Pattern NO 8086 is for sizes 34, 36, 38, 40, 42. 44, 48 and 48. Size 36 long sleeve, 5','. yards of 35 or 39- mch; i yard purchased ruffling. v^L "'P 56 P atter »s send 25c for t-ACH, plus 5c for first-class mail- roiJ? ,l ach pa " em ord «"d. in COINS, the PATTERN NUMBER to Sue Burnett, Courier News, 372 W. Qitincy street, Chicago 6 111. Send 25 cents today for your copy of the Fall and winter FASHION (ittf r complete pattern magazine. It !;piitalns a wealth of smart, easy to sew styles; special features- gift pattern printed inside the book A pemiscot County, Mo., farm couple last night won the $250 .sveepstakes prize in the Tenant Division of the Memphis Commercial Appeal's Plant to Prosper competition. . They are Mr. and Mrs. James Whitesides of Wnrdell, wlio won in competition with some 15,000 tenant farm families in Arkansas, Missouri, Tennessee and Mississippi. In addition to the $250, they also won an electric grill. Mr. and Mrs. Whitesided won the top award lor work they have done in Improving their eo'-acre cotton and soybean farm. The Whitesides also won the top prize of »100 in statewide competition in the Plant to Prosper contest. State Awards Given Other Missouri state winners who received prizes at the annual Plant to Prosper Award Dinner in Memphis last night included Mr. and Mrs. W. Howard Watkins of Steele, who won the $50 third prize in the Landowners Division; Mr. and Mrs. Cleo B. Davis of Rt. 2. Kennett; winners of the $75 second place Tenant Division award; and Mr. and Mrs. John B. Johnson of Rt. 2, Senath, who received the $50 third place award in the Tenant Division. A plague won for assisting the Plant to Prosper competition was presented to Dennis Bacon • and Russell Coursey, publishers of the Dunklin County Press at ,Senath. Three other Mid-South newspape won similar awards. A Northeast Mississippi coup took the top honors In the Plan to Prosper competition. Mr. and Mrs. James N. Walk of Route _2. Rienzl, Alcorn count were named' grand " "sweepstake, champions over an estimated 41 000 farm families in Arkansas, Ten nessee, Missouri and Mississippi. The Walkers, who paid ten dol lars down for their 115-flcre farm received $500 in cash and a 20-piec chest of aluminum kitchenware. Four-Point Prof-ram The grand sweepstakes winne annually is picked on the basis o a four-point program: excellence in living at home, crop diversification soil conservation and farm am home management. Other sweepstakes winners in eluded: Home Improvement Division— Mr. and .Mrs. Ear! Perry of Route 2. Little Rock, *100. ' Farm Operator Division — Mr and Mrs. Alton Rambo of Sharon Tenn., $100. The awards climaxed an all-day program which included the Mid South Farm Forum. MaJ. Gen Lewis A. Pick, chier of Army En gineers, was chief speaker at the forum. Harmony Marks Farmers'Meet Resolutions Session Broken by Singing; Medals Are Awarded DALLAS, Dec. H. W—Harmon £"»"«« tort »V « th,! Am™ca ,? /H ?>'«*" .federation approach ^ m ,f Part of itj! invention whic sometimes leads to fireworks-th resolutions session. It is harmony of two sorts. Ther »• Uvely. singing of such old tune «Vh S J/ P Your Troubles." sand wiched between all speeches. An here appears to be harmony, thi time, on what the farmers want ; In contrast with the 1948 Cbicig convention where a fight over prlc ° Ut " the " I95 ° ses " Mrs. Rosenberg Cleor of Charge WASHIITGTON, Dec. 14. (>T>Senator Morse (R-Ore) said today charges of Communist sympathj against Assistant Secretary of Defense Anna M. Rosenberg "have collapsed completely Jor lack of proof." Morse Is a member of the Armed RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Last Times Today rr TIMBER" DAN DAIf.T.f Also News and Shorts THEATRE 2019 West Main Open Weekdays S:4S Shaw SUrU 7:0* Salordajs t Sundays I:M Always a Double Feature Thursday & Friday —PLUS An all-out production effort t give the United States and fri, nations the food they need Continued Ptfce Support! Continuation of the present flexi hie price support program. Visoro opposltion ^ pr , ce con troJs and some opposition tc tioning. ,. ° pp ?. se . so . me ""ministration mea -~*~.«viijji;> were cxpectc from the convention floor ,t th Texas State Fair auditorium. Bu most of the re501ut{ons were fea^ * ,™ mmitt « headed .b Federation Vice President R Short. • : * • Gold Medals Awarded The nation's biggest farmer or ganization last night p'resente three gold medal awards for dis tingubhed service to American agri Culture. .One went to the late Ran »m E. Aldrich, former Mississlpn Federation president credited wit bringing better hospital and medica ut^'! 0 ! S, rural P e °P le - A scconc went to Dr. Donald F. Jones chie geneticist of the Connecticut' Agrl cultural Experiment Station a New Haven, discoverer of the "dou We cross" method of producing hv brid com. The third went to Her oert J. King, former Wyoming Fed eration president who was the firs to bring Rninbouillet and Corrle dale sheep into the United state and fostered agricultural. education in Wyoming. Services Committee, which has bee holding closed hearings on Mrs Rosenberg's nomination for more han a week, it had unanimouslj recommended Nov. 29 that she be confirmed, but Senate action has been held up for investigations o new allegations. Mrs Rosenberg has repeated!' denied any sympathy for commuiv ""•or its fronts. Air Conditioned .By Refrigeration NEW *Vour Community t'enler" MANILA, ARK. Matinees Sat. ft Sun. Ph. 58 Last Times Today Pretty Baby I>»r.nis M Friday 'Rocket Ship' BUSTER CRABBF. 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