The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 16, 1947 · Page 3
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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1JMT Knulson Predicts Tax Cut Passage Ways, Means Group Head Denies Plan I* 'Rich Man's Bill' k WASHINGTON. Dec. 16 (UP) — •Chairman Harold Knutson of the House Ways ami Means Committee denied yesterday that his new Income tax reduction plan was *. "rich mnn'.s bit]." The Minnesota Republican said Ills proposal would mean tax cuts of. as much as 57 per cent to poorer taxpayers while "the rich man will be Betting less than 10 per cent." He predicted hts bill would be law by next Spring no matter hoxv President Trimian reels about It. "My guess Is that this tjmc we car muster enough voles In the Senate to override a veto." he salrl. Rep, John D. Dingell, D.. Mich:, said KnuLson's measure was "still a rich rnan'.s bill" because the greatest real savings would be in upper brackets. He predicted a veto. Ktuilson said he thought his plan had gained considerable support by the addition of community property privileges which . enable husbands and wivc\s to split income for tax purposes. The bill nl.so would boost personal tax exemptions from J500 to $GOD. lopping an estimated (i.000,000 o(f the federal rolls. It would give savings of different degrees to 44.000, 000 others. Knutson originally called nil executive session of his committee for yesterday to give his bill its first semi-official once-over, but later called It off. BLYTHEVILLE (AKK.) COURIER NEWS Queen Jeanne Young Divorcee Shot; Possibility Of Murder Eyed GREENVILLE. Ala., Dec. Ifi (Ul't —Police todny Inrc-stlGcUcfl Ui<* possibility of murdrr in Ilic (loath of Dorothy Black, pretty 28-year-old divorcee found shot, to death in the bathroom ol her mother's home here yesterday. Her boay wns discovered with n single bullet-hole in Hie chest. A pistol with one di.schiu-pcci shell \vns lying by her side. The tmthrooni door was bolted on the outside. Mrs. Black, recently divorced from Lester Black, a Tallndega, Ala., lumberman, wn.s living with her mother Mrs. Annie Livingston. Mrs. Livingston wns visiting relatives In Birmingham at (he ttme of the shoot- Ing. Deputy Sheriff fciiKcne I'htlpol sulrt Mrs. Black might, have been the victim of an attack In the dark as a main light switch was foum! thrown open. CnlmnH If you consider thai nsnliisl I'hnlanx In the Uirco-ycnr-ukl division the Wright entry of Fervent nnd Faultless ran one-two lor place and show respectively. 1'lmlanx |x>ll- ed 312 points nRnln.st l-Vrvcnfs 'JOO niul ISO (or limitless—or »u entry total of 41G. Fruit or Vegetable? No, a Pin Cushion ST. LOUIS <l>r->—Whon'ls A pincushion n fruit and not n veuc- tnble? Morris S. Ro.scnthul New- York, jire.slrtcnt of the Nationul! PAGE TBRKJS Council of Amrrlrnn Importers nuked Ihn 34lh National Foreign Triuto convention here. Ho brought up the question lii (•mined Inn wllh tariff clnsslflerillons. liosenthal reported Mini n silk pincushion shaped like n pear once bnre n lilgller rate of customs duty than n pincushion shitrwd like a tomiilo. "The former," he «ald, "w»s classified as nil artificial fruit, but the Supreme Court, decided long PKO Unit a tomato (biologically considered a irull) h only n vc|(e- IftKlc." Wanderer moon, at slightly frorp Its path. „., It does not stray mot* than „„„ 20 miles from Ite'predicted parf- Uon, 11 li this variation which causes slight errori In time cched- ulos of eclipses. Neighbors said they thought they heard a shot about midnight Sim- day, but the body \vus not found until yesterday when Mrs. Blnck did not report for work at the hat factory where she was employed. Calumet's Armed Jcnune Bicgq'cr, who will reign i Splpff^J f rti< as Queen of the OrnriKe Bowl "•'dtt.ICU IUF Top Racing Award Sitting pretty comes easy during the New Year's Day grid classic in Miami, Fla. Figures Show Employment at Teak in Arkansas .LITTLE ROCK. Aik., Dec. 16. (UP)—Despite department figures which show non-agricultural employment In the Pulaski-Salinc area at an all time high, Arkansas Employment Security Administrator Gill predicted today there would be more unemployment by' January. Nevertheless, the month of No- ' vcmber showed a record-breaking lotaJ of 73.SOO employed. This was an increase of 400 over the preceding month, and 3,100 persons more than were employed during November 194G. Singer, Called Nazi Aide, Cancels Two Concerts U. S. Supreme Court Upholds Indiana Ruling WASHINGTON. Dec, 16. (UP) — The U. S. Supreme Court yesterday upheld the right of states to regulate, the sale of natural gas bv interstate pipeline companies directly to industrial customers. The 8 to 0 ruling was made in a. case involving Panhandle Eastern Pipe Line (So., and the Stale of Indiana. The company had contended sucli sales were free from all regulation, state or federal. Justice Wiley B. Rutlcdgc read tile court's decision. Justice Frank Murphy took no part in the case. The natural gns act prohibits federal regulation of the disputed sales. But the company argued that regulatory powers were reserved to the federal government under the Interstate Commerce clause of the con- s[ltution, and a state could not assert authority, over the sales. Read Courier News, Want Ads. NEW YORK, Dec IB. (UP) — Calumet Farm clinched recognition today as the royal family ot American racing when tbe Turf and Sport Digest named Armed as "horse of the year" and showcrcc supporting honors on several the great gelding's stablematcs. Warren Wright's baking pomlei dynasty continued to rise this season when, as leading money winner In five of ttie last seven years It sot a record with earnings of more than SI,300,000. It Is easy to understand why when you consider the compilation of ballots cast bv n.. experts. They voted: Horse of the year — Calumet's Armed. Two year old fillies—Calumet'., Bewitch. Two yenr old colis and gelding —Calumet's citation. Three year olds—c. V: Whitney 1 Phalanx. Four years oltls and met's Armed. You can score a clean sweep for the Devil's red and blue colors o -Calu *i; ATLANTA, Oa.. Dec. (UP)— Kir- Ftcn F'lagstad, Norwegian operatic soprano, today cancelled concerts i in Atlanta and Savannah because she was told some Georgians protested that she was a Nazi collaborationist during World War two. Marvin McDonald, manager of the itonccrt series which booked the inger, said he did not believe the charges were true and added that Miss Flngstad had'denied them. "She said she sang only twice during the war," McDonald, said, "In Sweden and Switzerland. s .Blanche Thebom, mezzo-soprano of the Metropolitan Opera Company, will substitute for Miss Flagstad in Savannah Wednesday and here Saturday. WE HAVE A?Si The famous Washington I Spruce . . . holds needles | well—does not dry out! ALL SIZES i- ALL PRICES * ORDER CHRISTMAS TURKEYS NOW . . . PICKARD'S GROCERY & MARKET 1014 Chickasawha Phone 20*3 1 CHRISTMAS CUT FLOWERS I and PLANTS K; Never before have we shown such an assortment fg of Flowers and I'liinls for (he Christmas Holi^ days. To know whiit we mean, is (o visit our JK (ireenhouscs and see them growing. I For G//*s in Flowers — 'OH '" w '" f ' n< l more for your dollar here than S anywhere . . . Flowers are a gracious jfift . . . gj no matter how .small it may he. And these arc ^ Flowers of rare heaulv. ISee Our Beautiful Poinsettias -I - < ^; Several kinds of BKGONTAS. AFRICAN VIOLETS. I'KIMHOSES, •3 'AXALEAS, CYCLEJIEN, PHII,OI)EN1)RON VINES, DISH GARDENS g —made of hoxcs of assorted plants and Ivy. i m $ m Ve have everything in CUT FLOWERS for your Christmas lalile, for the home . . . and (o wear. Corsages of different kinds, including Orchids, Gardenias and Spring Flowers. Don't be too late! Place your order early. Sec us if you contemplate petting married during the Christmas Holidays. We arc'all set for weddings .... with big, while CHRYSANTHEMUMS, GLADIOLIAS in white and colors ... and everything that goes to make a prclty^vedding. including Evergreen Roping, Holly, Hemlock and Vines. HEATON'S HOME of FLOWERS Phone 549 DavU at Franklin Avc. 'Blytheville's Florists For 25 Yean" GOTHAM J'OCICKT WATCH 2475 IhimlMimc. "Mi«H .model lli'lily dr.slcncd. . . 7 JPMT! jiuivrmcnl. 2.AO SI GOTHAM POCKET -WATCH Hnlovu Jewell nntiil $49.75 il.bn »' \v«k N HI* Excrlency Jewels. n-Jmvi?l Model ,42.50 *i . . .1 illslliieiilslieii'tva- frr-thhi u-utcll. 17-rjMd movement .1.73 iliiitn SI > m-i-k Wind Alarm Clocks From -f.l.ZS Klccfric ; From 55.00 Charge It Itcnrus i llcuniy n jewels $45.00 Si M n Week am 17 -Towel* • ».\incrlcn*.i Fines 4 , Mc-fih HrncelctM • Ixiw 1'rlced $55.00 if $19.95 11.00 n \VccY I ' 50o Wecklv $39.75 .00 n Week $39.75 SI.00 A Weefc . 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