The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on June 14, 1948 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

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V MONDAY, JUNE 14, 1948 War Materials Stockpile Grows But More I, Planned A« Present Supplies Are Out of Balance in airplanes , '" til ' str - She Stands Hiah With The BLYTqEVlLLE (ARK.)' COURIER NKWS m . The nation had a stockpile of only WOCO.OCO i« 1940 "hor'ivV fore the u. s. ,>,, p.u.S'geaS^: will, '. IUtorist '« 'familiar w^fh WSr e "dcd with $320,000,000 ourstAplStTcrr^ of many men an( , Ule ]os of s lips to^hnul those materials lo the United Stales in wartime. The plan » K> get them here safely in peace be/ore any shooting starts. Mure Funds Asked txmgress appropriuted $215000000 in fiscal 1947 and ]£Mg for stock- ttiimg Defense Secretary James ^Lainnnnnn aslced for another •18W,000,000 lor stockpiling In fiscal 1949 of which $75.000,000 i s to pay me materials already under con- The munitions board has spent an the money appropriated to riate fhe lact that the United States 1 ,,? * rsenal ot democracy during World War H caused heavy drains on our national resources We exhausted nearly all our manganese. We greatly' reduced our stores of copper and lead The manganese is vital to steel production, the lead for batteries and the copper for shells. Thcrnas J, Hargrave, munitions Board chairman, has told Congrss the present stockpile is inadequate because Jt is badly out of balance" We have all of some thinge we need for the entire five-year program. But of others we have little ^r none stockpiled. ** Inflation has jxteed a problem for the munitions board as well as the private citizen. Some materials are critically short and to buy thei-i now would cause the price to be jacked up even higher for private industry. The board doesn't want to do this. So the munitions board has turned to the Economic Cooperation Administration for help. Porrcsl'il has asked Paul G. Hoffman EGA administrator, for help in getting European nations to sell role of "Miss Europe" pholographe,-,, reporters ™ SOUND EFFECTS: by correspondent Kene Henry. 1918. CASJ? Of CHAii- CMOmi1 d tf " Miss Fran «." now LI10UUS: Beauly contest judges Lawmaker Would End Major Dixie Crop; Eyes Moral Aspect WASHINGTON, June 14.' (UP) — II might be just as well, Rep. Walter K. Granger, D., Utah, said today, if Ihe South never grew another leaf of tobacco. Granger, a member o! the House Agriculture Committee, stressed that theie's no malice behind his suggestion. He is jll.st tired, he said in an . interview, of the tobacco firms and 1 the people who push their wares Granger said that's why lie ha 3 introduced r. bill to investigate the "entire tobacco and cigaret problem." Granger, a Mormon whose religion frowns on the us(j'of tobacco said he has resented for some time "the altitude of tobacco companies who push their way into your home on the radio. The idea, he said, is for Congress i lo make a "strictly scientific" investigation of Ihe impact of tobac- ( Ihe European aid program for to| bacco. The idea is to encourage European workers to produce rnoro by rewarding them with tobacco "H isn't a food." he said. "It's a waste of money, stimulating mines that aren't moral." He doesn't know, he said, what the South would do without tobacco. But he thinks it probably could find something more acceptable—dairy farming "for instance He doesn't think his bill has a chance Ihis year in Congress. But he expects to be back plugging for it again next year. i/fa/i Kece/Ves Apology for 'Voice' Script WASHINGTON, June 14. (UP)— Secretary of Stnte George C. Marshal) personally apologized for "bud taste" shown In » Voice of America shortwave program on utHh Rep. William A. Dnwson, H., Uinh, said Saturday. The broaitciisl was one of the controversial •'Know North America series ucameil to South America last February, u was wlrtcl y vtM , cizert for allegedly slighting references lo the Mormon church. Also under fire wa s a pussajte in which the iiarralor said Brlgliam Yumw carried tobacco and whisky with Wm »t all times. He never used it, (he iwmUor said, but just carried it around HI a test of ills ability to resist temptation. ' Marshall, lit a letter to Dawson iaid he was convinced the program was -"inaccurate in several respects and not in good tnslc " The secretary said lie had ordered another Utali program to "correct the false Impressions of Hie listening audiences." Dawson sa d the new program, which was previewed by officials of the Mormon church In Sail Luke City, was broadcast lust week. Mai-shall assured Dawson that the February script "is not typical of our portrayal of that state" He sent the Congressman a Utah script broadcast to Russia lasi March nncl commented, "I think you will find it a much more satisfactory story. 1 Dawson said the Rus s inti broadcast was "somewhat better" but added, 'it refers to Brigliatn Young as a. visionary and a dreamer Members of the Mormon church consider him a prophet, but not a dreamer." Senate Okays New Stamp WASHINGTON. June H. (UP) — The Senate passed a bill Saturday calling for a special three-cent stamp issue this year in honor of the late William Allen White, Ein- poria, Kans., editor. The bill now goes to tlie White House. Big Deal jarbara Maillieau Is "Miss Catn- inn, and one of the prizes she von was a free trip to Hoily- vocxl, n b 0 , lt 40 m ji cs acr ^ !l'«niiel from Santa Catalln. slnnd, where the contest took •lace The blonde beauty also ook home prizes valued at over » thousand dollars. tain Home. Jim Lay Ion. owner of one of the buildings, said that about half the loss was covered by insurance. The oss was covered by insurance. The I adjoining cafe was owned by Rudy L Harris, and the iluto store by James i Fislc. Both buildings were of stone or concrete construction except for the roofs and interior furnishings. eigaiets and cigars. "People who want to smoke have n nghl to do it," Granger said. 'As a matler of fact, most of jny friends do. But I have a hunch they wouldn't smoke ns much if . knew the effects of '-'- " And, vole lo Blaze Destroys Two Buildings in YeHville YELLVILLE. Ark., June 14 (UP) —Fir* destroyed two buildings on I the Eatl side of the square here Saturday with damage estimated in excess of $25,COO. The fire originated in the kitchen of a cafe in the Layton Building- spread to the Western Auto Asso-' rate store in the same building and to an adjoining cafe. One pumper and six men from Harrison answered the call and had the flames under control when an- olner pumper arrived from Moun- See E. H. FORD Before You DIE! 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