The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on April 6, 1948 · Page 13
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 13

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, April 6, 1948
Page 13
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TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 1048 Rental Control Law Tightened || Expediter is Given Broader Powers in Obtaining Injunctions Enforcement powers were broadened under the new housing and rent control law, which became effective April 1, to the extent that the housing expediter In Washington If given authority to seek injunctions against any violations, C A Cunningham, rent director for the Blytheville area, said today Previously, his power was limited to court injunctions against overcharges, Mr. Cunningham said The change permits injunctions "gainst unlawful evictions and nav other rent violations. The tenant still lias the right to sue for up to three times the amount of overcharges, plus court costs and reasonable attorney fees. Eviction Controls Under a new provision of the 1948 l»w, no tenant need surrender a housing accommodation until at least 60 days after he has received' a written eviction notice from his j landlord, unless the tenant has not r -W v?,, f ciu> or ne is violating the obligations of his tenancy, or I* creating a nuisance. In those cases the time limit before eviction Is governed by local law The law also specifies that a tenant may be evicted for the following reasons: 1. It a landlord or a member of his immediate family wishes to occupy the quarters, 2. If the landlord has contracted to sell the place to a purchaser for his immediate personal occupancy 3. If (he landlord wishes to d'e- mohsh the structure or to alter It substantially under specified conditions. 4. If the landlord seeks to' withdraw the place from the rental market (such accommodations cannot thereafter be rented), 5. If housing accommodations I have been acquired by the State for public improvement and arc rented temporarily before the construction of such improvement, 8. If Ihe landlord Is exempt from taxation under Section 101 (6) of the Internal Revenue Code (nonprofit, religious, charitable and educational institutions) and wishes the ises for 'the purpose of housing t members. Decontrols Provided The following types of housing accommodations are decontrolled bv the law: * 1. Accommodations in hotels _ (The new law does not change the provisions relating to the decontrol of accommodations in hotels ) 2. Motor- courts, tourist homes serving transient guests exclusively 3 Trailers or trailer spaces! (These were previously decontrolled by the housing expediter.*• 4. New constructions or conversions completed after February I, Revolutionary Phonograph Plays Records Vertically ^•••^•••^^^^••^^^^^^•••••MMB^M^^^^^^^^^M » ,—. . ' * RLYTHEV1U.R (AUIU COURIER NEWS — ^^"•^^^^^•^^•^••^^^••••^^•IH^BMI Wilh the claim that it will completely revolutionize the playinc of reenrdrrl ,\ developed Phonograph pictured above was recently unveiled in Cleveland Ohio lu' „,«. "nZ , feature is thai records are played in a vertical position Thcv an- novr i,,r,?^' 1 most ' lovcl addition, it holds too selections ready for inslan playing and will ^Znniirillv n T droppcd ' , '." • he-library, play cither one or both sides and rc'u.rn if to storage S " voneT o»chinT± "J the recordings, pick-up arm or mechanism. The machine furnishes mow hin H hnm i , * music without ever repealing n single selection. A (imer starts It playtne at inv HmJ• rf»°l ^"°"A , ends Ihe program at a predetermined lime ' "MUM ana 1947. 5. New construction completed between February 1. 1945. and February 1, 1947. and unreined between the completion date and June 30, 1847. (A new decontrol provision.) 6. Housing accommodations viol rented for any successive 24-moi\tli period Jrbin February 1, 1045, to the enactment date of the new law 7. Non-housekeeping 'furnished' rooms In private homes where there are no more lliiui two paying guests. (A new provision). The law now authorizes the collection of a one-month's rent security deposit If that was the rental practice In a particular area before January 30, i»42, or was customarily required before that date by the same landlord in the renting of the particular housing accommodations involved. The 30-day veterans preference to rent or purchase newly constructed housing accommodations is continued to April i. 1949. This applies to all tor-sale and for-rent housing, other than that constructed for owner occupancy, completed after June 30, 1947, and before April' Highway Taxes Bring State Peak Revenues LITTLE HOCK, Ark., April 6. (UP)—Highway Revenue collections during the 1941-48 bond year ending March 31 totaled $24,133.285 an all-time high, the state Highway Department reported yesterday. The Department's Division of Statistics arid Analyses said collections during the 12 months Just, ended ivcre nearly *2,000,033 abo-'c the $22,475,470 collected irwt year. Of .(he amount taken in. a total of $21.346,527 went into the high- wny fund after comity turnbacks and collection casts were subtracted. The Department's revenue Is obtained from motor vehicle license fees and the motor fuel tax. > sale or rent exclusively to veterans or their families during construction or lor 30 days after completion. Tiie liquidating functions nf the Veterans Emergency Housing Act are continued. This includes llqui- investigating complaints growing out of houses built under priority authorization. Authority of the Housing Expediter to require a permit lor construction of amusement or recre- ationaly purposes is repealed. ' India Government Pays $3,000,000 To Wealthy Ruler HYDERABAD, Inclla. April 6 (UP)— Fabulously wealthy Nizam of Hyderabad sir Mir Osman All Kliau Baharlur, reputedly the richest man in the world received $3 000,000 from the Indian Government Sunday it was reported Yesterday Planes and rail Irelght cars delivered the amount in 100-riipcc notes to the Nizam. The Indian Government owed the money to him since 1946, when 580- and 1000-rupee notes were demonetized. The Nizam turned in his large-denomination bills and waited for payment, which was effective yesterday. The Nizam, whose uncut gems alone arc said to be worth 12000000,000, is the autocratic ruler of 10.000,000 people In an 82,000 square mile state, which Is almost, as big as England, Scotland, and Wales combined. DODGE Toss in Towel ATLANTA, Ga. (OP)—U. S: Post Office employes literally tossed in the towel when higher-ups ordered them to ec—omizc. 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