KMDAT, BLTTHgyfLLl WOMB* 1VBWI PAGE THREB 'Mansfield Urges Adminstration To Put Brake on. Installment Credit WASHINGTON (AP) — Discounting R« publican prosperity claims Sen. Mansfield (D- Mont) called on the Eisenhower administration yesterday to take immediate steps to control what he termed "runaway installment credit." "The handwriting i< on the wall," he said in an interview. "The Eisenhower administration must improve strict credit regulations as soon as possible. If new legislation 1* needed, Congress should provide it." i Mansfield said he would favor credit regulations requiring one- third down and 18 months to pay the balance on major consumer durable goods such as automobiles and television sets. Such restrictions were in effect durg wartime, but the authority under which they were imposed has since expired. The government i« not now directly regulating credit terms. At the end of July, consumer credit reached a record high of S32,900,000,000. Took IMIIC Mansfield expressed his views as he took issue' with a weekend sttaement by Republican National Chairman Leonard W. Hall in which Hall said: "More Americans are working at more jobs, making more money, with more take-home pay to enjoy more good things of life than ever before in our history." "That sounds wonderful." Mansfield said, "but Hall should have also pointed out that credit is running wild, people are buying two of everything with only a few pennies down, the stock market is rampant and the farm economy, is in a desperate slump." Wayward Elephant Calming Down Forest Fire Damage Is Set At $9 Million SANTA BARBARA, Calif. HI — Damage from the recent 11-day forest fire has been estimated at more than nine million dollars. Fire Control Officer Nolans O'Neal said that the blaze, the | u'orst in this area's history, result-1 ed in J650.000 in lire fighting costs' in addition to the nine million dam- »ge to watershed and range lands. CHARLOTTE, N. C. HI — NOW that Mecklenburg County is learning to live with Vicki. its wayward and unobtrusive elephant, the animal may b« calming down. Veteran elephant man Louie Reed, called in on the hunt from Ringling Bros, and Barnum and Bailey Circus, says if he can spot her in her woodland fastness six miles from downtown Charlotte he thinks he can coax her home by talking to her "like a baby." Reed figures .Vicki was made skittish by amateur elephant hunters since her disappearance 10 days ago from her amusement park home. Monday she would have nothing to do with the bait scattered along woodland trails—white I bread and grain, mixed with mo- DREIFUS WATCH REPAIR Special of .the Week! Wotch CLEANED ft TIMID Electronically! 5O I nut H HHDfD , UHEIHjS Mud Dreif m W. Wear Diamond; :nii \\nsi\i \I\HT. November Droft Quota Is Set LITTLE ROCK tft — Arkansas' draft quota for November has been set nt 259 men, Lt. Col. Fred M. . Groom, state director of selective * service, said Monday. The quota Is the largest since i last January's call of 300. '• Groom said the draftees would be | split between the Army and the j Navy, which recently resumed its ! use of selective service. j October's quota is 135 men. ' If It's A Listed Combine You Wont We Hare It! 4 Alll!-Ch«lmCTi Pull-typt W/Gr»in Bin *350 and up I C«M Pull-Typi W/Orsln Bin only KM and «p 1 M«M«r-H«rrii Clipper W/Mutor »nd Grain Bin $750.00 AIM we hare International. Case and Maw)-Harm Sell-Proptllcd Combines from $1500. SEE US BEFORE YOU BUY 61 IMPLEMENT COMPANY "The Farmer's Home of Satisfaction'' N. Hiway 61 Ph. 2-2142 Ikt Urges Citizens: Speak Out For Better System of Highways WABHTNOTON W — President Elsenhower yesterday called on »n orK»nt»tlon of motor-minded citizens to "spetk up »g»ia «nd W*™ for prompt action on a highway system adequate for modern living." Eisenhower, whose multlbOUon- dollar highway improvement program was rejected by Congress earlier this year, made the suggestion in a message to the 53ra annual convention of the American Automobile Assn., an organization whose aim Is to improve driving conditions. The group o 1 a 1ms lasses. Usually she loves It. Owner Jack Partlow says he's confident his 6-year-old Indian elephant will be caught. 4,800,000 members, moottf pern* ger car owners. "The members o( your association know from experience how urgently needed is a road system in pace with our expanding population," the President said. "Economic growth must not be stunted by a creeping paralysis of traffic. "Motoring convenience, safe driving and national security must not be checked by a lapk of roads. A modern road system is one of our great national needs," he continued. "I hope all of you will continue to speak up again and again for prompt action on a highway sys: tern adequate for modern living." Poultry Tax Suit Dismissal Is Asked LITTLE ROCK Wl—Tht Arkansas Poultry Federation has asked the Arkansas Supreme Court to dismiss a suit seeking a popular vote on removal of the sales tax from poultry and livestock feed. The federation charged that petitions which sought to refer the matter to the 1956 general election were void and misleading. It also declared that the suit had not been brought within the time required by law. The federation's contentions were contained in an intervention to the suit of Hope publisher Alex Wash- Wanhburn awl hit as«oclatci filed petitions for a popular vote on the 1M6 togldatlrt act which removed the tax. The vote oouM override the tegtalatlv* action. Atty. (Jen. Tom Gentry ruled the petitions irregular. Washburn then filed suit asking the Supreme Court to order the vote. The court reconvenes next Monday after its summer recess. 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