The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 26, 1950 · Page 2
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PAGE TWO BLYTHEVILLE. (ARK.) COtmiER NEWS MONDAY, JUNE 26, 1950 Passage of Excise Tax Cut to Bring House Members Long July 4 Recess By William F. ArJiOtfast WASHINGTON, June 26 — (ffi— The promise of a long Fourth o( July recess wai held out to the House today as bait' for prompt passage of a' bill cutting excise CRXtx by $1.010,000.000. It's the only controversial major business on the House calendar this week and passage is expected Thursday. After- that the House'plans to hang up the "No Controversial Business" sign for 10 days and let its members get away to their home districts to campaign for re-election. It will be (he fourth time since January that House members hai'e been able to leave Washington to do some political spacievvork without missing roll-call. The Senate, less fortunate than the House as far as holidays have been concerned, might get a long week-end for itself. It is scheduled to pass a ?1.200,*H)0,000 foroign military aid bill during the week, with nothing else of major importance now carded, International tension over the Korean warfare might change the picture and keep the lawmakers In Washington but for the present at least the plans for a long week-end were left unchanged. Drnfl Snac A controversy over extension of the draft law could 'snag the holi- rtay plans also. Unable to agree on the form of extension. Congress jammed through last Thursday a measure keeping the present law intact until July 3. The old law expired last Friday at midnight. The House has voted for a two- year extension bill with a ban on inductions unless Congress finds it. necessary, but with permission for the President to order inductions in ah emergency if Congress Is not in session. ., Congressional lenders are hopeful that a compromise can be worked out this week without the riece.wlty for another stop-gap extension. With only H few big "must" bills still mi finis tied, leaders arc optimistic about the chances for final adjournment of Congress around August l. The Senate still must act on Ihe House-passed $29,000.000,000 omnibus appropriation bill and on the tax bill, in addition to the military aid measure. Its leaders may make one more attempt to obtain approval of a House-passed bill creating a fair employment practices commission. On the House docket after the Independence Day holiday arc the military aid bill, a bill to permit the export-import bank to finance technical nid lo economically retarded foreign countries, and possibly a bill to clear up the status of oil lands under marginal seas as a result of the Supreme Court, decision in the -so-called tldelands cases. Sometime during the coining week the Senate and the JIou.se will have to pass a bill providing emergency financing for federal agencies which can't get their new appropriations for the year starting .Inly 1 until the omnibus money bill becomes Jaw. Fossil V/hat's-tt Found TRONA, Calif, ttl't— Fossil remains of what mtiy be a prehistoric flying fi.sh or lizard were dug out ol a tunnel at nearby Salt, Welts Canyon by Zin.sl Rizir, a miner. The skeleton has the wings and bones of a bat and the claws of a rat. imprints in the stone indicate it had a scaly, ilshlike skin. The fossil was sent to the University of Southern California for study. Men Drowned in Rescue Try MIAMI, Okla:. jjime 26. (fry— Grand Lake patrolmen, fishermen, and peace officers in this area continued a hunt today th the Cowskin River for two men who lost their lives last night while trying to rescue a drowning hoy. . The body of Michael Pay, 6, of Lyons. K as., wa.s reco ve red f i o m the river about two hours after the drowning. Still missing are the bodie.s of Dale Kanackstcdt, 27. Miami, Okla., sign shop owner, and Floyd Miller, 21 of Elk Ins, Ark. KanacksteUt and Miller went into the river to rescue Fay. All were on a fishing trip. Scene of the drown ings Is a mile west of the Missouri state line where the Cowskin empties into Grand Lake. BlythevHIe Major Moved to Philippines MaJ, Chariot A. Ridings of Bly- iheville. until recently a United Nations military observer in Indonesia, ha.s arrived at his new post will) the United State* Air Force in the f Philippines, where he was appoint- \ n'd Operations Officer of the 21st [ Troop Carrier Squadron at Clark \ Air Force Rase, located sixty mik-.s north of Manila. , Major Hidings is the son of Mrs. M. M. Ridings of 212 South Franklin. HLs wife and two daughters, Judy Ann and Kathie, live at- 411 East Kentucky Avenue. Blytheville Quartet Takes Contest Honors The [JixH-Jfiinl Harmony Hoys, a Biythpville male Cartel, walked away with honors Saturday nighi at Ellis Auditorium in Memphis in A singing contest with their ar- ransenienl of the spiritual, "When God's Chariot Comes." The quartet, originiUeti by Sonny Stirc-s, includes Jimmy Culnert- Mm, 15, baritone, Bobby McDanicls, 16, .second tenor, Hilly JIaines, 22, first tenor, and Sonny, lt>, ba.s.s. The prlw was a trip to Nashville anil at) niipearnnce on NBC's Grand Ol' Opery. The group will make the trip the first week in September. Mi?.s N'nncy Damon, 17, business mniiELgcr for the quartet and Emily Damon. 11, Eiccompanie.st, will also make the trip. At the tri-state contest winners were chosen by registration of applause on an applause meter. Tho Blytheville group recicrci more applause for its spiritual than any other group hi the contest. They rated 120, the highest (lie meter will register. The contest, the first the quartet ever entered, had 12 other amalonr groups which included winners from Mississippi and Tennessee. About 3(1 prnfp'-.sicna] entertainer. 1 ) also appeared on the program. Arkansas Woman Is in Red Held Kaesong CONWAY. Ark.. June 26. MV- Miss Nellie Dyer, one of five American Meihodtsts in the Communist- captured Korean city of Kaesonu, is the daughter of Mrs. Kiisha Dyer of 1723 Independence Street, Conway. MLS.S Dyer, 46. who was interned by Japanese in the Philippine islands during World War II has been in Korea on her latest duty tour since 1947. her mother said. Women, Children Depart Seoul SEOUL, June 26. (AP> — TWO ships carrying TOO dependent* of Americans .still In South Korea .sailed from the port of Inclion tonight with a U*S. Naval and air escort. The two vessels—one Norwegian and one Panamanian—are bound for Fukuoka on Japan's southern island of Kyushu. They are scheduled to arrive sometime tomorrow night. The women and children were transported from Inchon'A docks to the two freighters by lighters. Hainan Is tana, off China, lias rich iron deposits. 2,000.000 Fish Storm Victims ORLANDO. Fla., June 26. (AP) — A mass burlnl of 2,000.000 'fish Ic scheduled at Lake Apopka Uxlay. They died when weekend cUnrre churned up mud in the Jake a,ud it filled their gills. The odor caused many famine.*: on the soiith-southwc.rt sltie of the picturesque lake to move out yesterday. The dead fish floated in masses on the surface or were washed up on shore. County Cornmi.'.loner A. D. Mims outlined the plan for today's burial. A bullcloxer was to dig a trench along the shore and the dead fish netted and dumped in It. That will cost up to $5,000, Miins SKILLED AIRCRAFT MECHANIC LESS THAN 2 YEARS OUT OF HIGH SCHOOL Skilled Rating, Sgr.'s Stripes in 18 Months "I don'i know anywhere else I could have learned [Jm nnidi, ilm fail", uys S(jl. Calvin J. Suf'j, W ?t>, of ihc U. S. Air l : orce. Sciffa, whose home i* in New (lulf, Texas, cnlisicii a( Jlousmn j'n A"£iisl 19(8. Alirr basic iraimnu lie worn ilirouj-h ihc Air Force Air- crafi mil l:'n K inc Meduinic's Svhixil, one of [lie IIHISI iniensivc m l\ic uotltl. iN'ou- siationed ai Jlandolph Field, Scai'fj says lie's 'a cimh lor rC'Cnliurnent wlien his prcscril Eliuh is up. A choice of over •(() Army & Air Tone lulmical siliouls is now open 10 <|"lli(i«l men in Texas, Okla- luima, Arkansas, Louisiana anil iN'ew Mexico. Call or visit Your Nearest Recruiting Station S B (. Calvin J. Scaffa. skilled Air. crafi A l:n>;Ene Mechanic, 3MO(h Mainlcnance S<|. U. S. Air Force. 0. S. Army * U. S. Air Force Ktcruitinr Station JSIvlhrvll'- ansius City Hall figure*. But he placed the long- range cost to the area at $1,000,000 In loss of tourist trade, restocking the Jake and effects on commercial JJshlng. Minis said something must be done Immediately lo raise the level of the lake, which has been down for some time, or millions more fish will die. Hybrid corn has Increased production per acre considerably in North America. Most of Nation fs Warm Today CHICAGO, June 26. (ft— Pair weather »nd temperatures mostly seasonally warm In prospect for most, of the nation today. But the northern great plaint from the Rocky Mountains to Iowa and Wisconsin had some ralicf from the humid weather and scattered thunctcrshowers were reports over parts of Michigan, ' Minne.sota and North Dakota. i On the Bridal Path *• *»-stack- (BETTER LOOK IN THE YELLOW PAGtf After they're married, they'll find the Yellow Pages their best guide to dealers, products, and services needed to start and operate a home. Yellow Pages tell who buys . . . sells . . . rents . . . repairs. Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. REMODELMG SALE! 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