The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 14, 1948 · Page 2
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 2

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, June 14, 1948
Page 2
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»AGE TWO URK.T COURIER MeMatti Urges Road Bond Issue TaBt T« lncraoM School Fun* Abo _-._ ROCK, Art., June 14. '— CUT)—Two more gubernatorial ——*- planned ^orrnal open- today as Arkansas «~—~r«d a new highwa3 T ban* fasue proposed by candidate •U Mdaath of Hot Spring. X. Thompson will open -'-m In Morrtlton Friday Jack Holt plans his . Mjor addnM at Searcy Sat~ afternoon. MeMaUi spok* In MM Bluff •atunfejr nfeht. la elaborate Jefferson County ••Kmonias, McMath proposed a K»d bond Issue, advocated a tax induction of two cents a gallon on used by farmers, pro- Mrml reassessment and --• — "* property taxes to Increase. school funds, and suggested an Increase In the State's share of old age pensions to arcurr averags payments of J37.42 a month.. 'We -want and need roads," McMath declared. "I wtll submit to your legislature a constructive highway program "Neighboring states have solved th« problem by borrowing necessary funds and pledging as security the Jurplut over current bond-serving •equipments, our present highway income is adequate to permit Arkansas to adopt a similar plan.' inn X*t Bring Ueiu "It would not Increase our pres- •nt taxes." McMath saW. "It wil 1 not put a Hen on the lands." . McMath's highway plan WRS expected to me«t considerable ou- PoalUoo, particularly from those •who haw advocated a pa y-as-you- to program. However, It was the flr«* concrete proposal advanced t>r any gubernatorial candidate. In advocating 1 the reduction In »aaolin» taxes for agricultural' purpose*, the Garland County proaecutor was Joined by Thomp•on, who Issued a similar state- Honest, Doc, I Really Saw It Hlldreth Mia n « Jelt "the chief Item of bu.ine«t at this gathering will b. civilian defense plana to lonll rf * l S ln lnt ° 'l n » * U ™"«- tlonal defense pluming." He urged revival ot wartime «uber- n »'° r '»l *>*««, to dr.ft ««'»"« for local emergencies Ilk* Hood, forest tir«* and txploslons. Doc, so h«lp me, I saw It. I was In St. Louis, wondering around the St. Louis Zoo. Anci there was this orangutan, smoking a cigar. Not just chewing it, m>t;d you. Tlie beast had it lit and wai nonchalantly puffing like a freight engine uoint,' uphill. And the director there, George P. Vierheller, sayi this big ape, Jerry, does it every day. Who's crazy. Doc. in* or lh« mcnk? hlgh-pow«r*d bomb.." n* atl "* The sun U 750 times aa irreat M the combined ma,, O f ,"th. Jo," planets and their satellites. 'Singin' Sam of Radio Fam» Dies at Ag« of 59 MOfoDAY. JUKI 14,: Motor Miss ment a few hours prior to Mc- Malh's McMath promised to asume responsibility of solving the education problem In Arkansas. "The remedy for your Inability to obtain adequate financial support for schools lies In reassessment of property and equlHaatlon of assessments," he declared. "If the' property were (airly assessed the tax rate could be cut In hnlf." McMath called upon the people to preserve tlielr states' right.i by aceptlng their state responsibilities. Hit* I.oc»l Politic! The fighting prosecutor also pointed out that Ihe increase of small Industries processing 'Arkari: sas raw materials Is encouraging / but not sufficient. "Capital Is not attracted to an area where investments fall easy prey to local political bosses because of laws loosely drawn and Indifferently applied,' he said. "Economic progress and political freedom go hand In hand. The basic answer to this barrier to our economic advance Is a revision of our antiquated election laws." In other political action: James. Merrltt of McOehee continued his speaking tour of Eastern ' Arkansas; Thompson openly advocated removing the unlimited discretionary powers now vested In the Revenue Commissioner in issuing and revoking liquor licenses; and John Lonsilnlc and James CUncle Mac) Mnckrell continued their dally speaking engagements. Congress Told Not to Trade Aid for Votes NEW CASTLE, N. H., June H. —(UP)— Republican Gov. Horace A. Hlldreth of Mnlne sold today that Congress must have the "political courage to resist playing the role of Snnta Claus in order to gain votes." Hlldrelli told the opening session of the 40th annual Governors Conference that Congress should have the "cournjje lo sny 'uo 1 to the unwise demands mnde upon 11." He spoke as chairman of the conference. The Congress should and does know, he snld, that the solution ol many of the problems presented In (lie federal system can better be made by the stales." There must be co-operation unions the flutes themselves, he said, and a determination ... to meet their own problems and not turn to the federal government for the settlement of a problem every time Its solution becomes rtliicult." Hlldreth toltl H news conference Inst night that Secretary; of Defense Jtvnics V. Forrcstal tins blueprinted pliins lo draft civilians "for military purposes" In cnse of another wnr. "We're not the only ones with ''• u? i * n £ han e« » propel,., ler on her outboard racing boat « easily as girls change tliei, •-• make-up. The Flushing, NY -^ nurse waj an entrant r> the , York Oluf Mifc. -> , Vflsen Trnnhv rare jolumhia Records •••• «sor Sunrise Boogie .. ftankie 'Carle f*>et C»n't Make A I^y Out Of Me Janette Davis Wr«p Tour Troubles IaDr«»ms .... Woody Herman *^" to toe Night, B. Goodman "'•"I* 11 »'u«« ... Harry James It TM» Isn't Lore, Buddy Clark iiicn'i Qoo<I »«« Tonight ....Lee Brown I Mim That l^eelinK, D. Jurgens How Much _ U> ^ "f<» .... 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The veteran radio singer hit the top a» the 'Birbasol Man" almost 10 years ago. He waj a alow-talk- ing Hoosler who stuck with his first love, singing, until his death. Kl« wife, "Smiles," who helptrt Navy Sentry Is Fatally Shot While on Duty CHINCOTTAGUE, Vs., Jun« 14 (UP)—A jentry was fatally shot at his post Saturday at the Navy Aviation Ardnance Test station Plan his ahows and who entertained soldiers overseas In the first World War, was at his bedside. h«r». Nary offlcUb announce!, n is known that top-»ecret weapon* are tested on thU Uolated Island. The Navy announced only meagre details of the death of orant William clem, aO-y«r-oid englntman- fireman attached to Aircraft Development squadron Two Clem »M round unconsclou, at his pout at 1:50 a.m. and died at 1:15 »m. from a bullet wound In the abdomen, the Navy aald. He died without regaining soo- sciouineas. 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