The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 4, 1947 · Page 6
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 6

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, August 4, 1947
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PAGE SIX BLYTHEVILLB (ARK.) COURIER NEWS MONDAY, AUGUST 4, .1947 U. S. Army Officials Experiment Underground AircraftFactoryto find Safety From Newest Bombs ''WASHINGTON, Aug. i. (UP) -4 Becret&ry of War Kenneth C. Roy,'•11-disclosed today that »rmy en- rlrieers arc planning an undcr- *•-' xmd aircraft factory to see ether it is safe from atomic other moder* types of bombs, file made this revelation In a 4$-p*gr report of his activities as undersecretary of -war before he succeeded Robcit P. Patterson to Hie top post. In it he-also disclos- egplhftt 71 Indictments for alleged fraud in war contracts have been returned out of 40D cases reported ti-the Justice Department. i'-"The Army Air Forces have been studying problems related to manufacturing critical aircraft coin- in iindergroynd Installations." the report said. "As a. re- fult of these studies. It Is planned collectors exclusive rights f>: obtain funds during the fiscal (wins. iw 1S48 and direct the chief of| Tobacco taxation Is "an example 'engineers to construct a. pilot plant underground for this pur- M ~roents >ns," It, of :6bta V IS *inee Overlapping Tax Policies Studied Treasury Officials Suggest Leaving Levy On Gas to S fates WASHINGTON. AUfi. I. (UPI — The Treasury Department proposed today that the federal government quit (axing gasoline if Up- states In return give federal t'<x In othi 1 " rlose." -Hoyall said that plans for un- overground defense experiments also Include the building of an un- dersround chemical processing plant and a fire control inslru- JTient p'ant. "He said the Army was cooperating closely with the Army-Navy munitions boar-J on a study connected with moving industry un- of extreme overlapping" and Ihc only solution Is "the withdrawal of the slates from tlic field." study by the department's staff ex- A Newcomer to India Sees the Nation's Idol' jicrUs salt!. Collection ol tobacco tuxes more costly for states, Wilch RA- tlier tlieir icvenucs from wholesalers anrt retailers, than for ihe federal government which taxes Ihe manufacturers, the study said. At the samp time, the exports dergroiind. The army is spending' fo »»rt that all states and seven lo- 1150,000 on its own investigation' cal governments tax gasoline in o!.underground sites, he added. | addition to Die federal levy. Th.j - Royall said Investigations of l.-|comblncd rate rraches 10 nnd one 189,028 contracts made during, half cents In parts of Alabama niul World War H had resulted in the. Mississippi. indictment of 338 persons and 3lj oasoliuc taxes are a major sourra state revenue but "the fcderul government's participation In moor fuel taxation rcsi.s on weuker grounds.", the study said. Stales entered the fieM 25 years alto while he federal govern men t levied a tax on irasollnc in 1932. tin number of fines total- , corporations, a large ' prison sentences and Una: ti33,4i2. .Fifty-six civil cases Involrin? War 'Department contracts have been disposed of with settlements <jr Judgments totaling $10,508,817.43. There were 127 cases Involving contractors and suh-con tractors suspended for suspicion of fraud VP to July 10, 1947. .. Roy»ll estimated that the renegotiation and settlement of con- trjcts hail resulted in a saving of iB;BMJ3CO,OSO gross and t2,lflO.O:0,- 000 net during and since the war. Former Spa Mayor Enters Not Guilty Pleas 1 HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Aug. 1 CUP)—Leo P, Mclaughlin, forme mayor of Hot Springs, pleaded no guilty in Garland Circuit Court Saturday to charges of bribery nnd malfeasance in office. HE was Joined in his plea by his brother, .George MdLanghlhi; his secretary Hasel Marsh; City Attorney Jay Howland and Elmer Waltfrs, cily utility employe. Special Judge Maupin Cummmgs of Payetteville indicated that the pases would be set for trial early in October. "• MeLitighlin faces 15 Indictments tiled against him by study pointed out. In the liquor field, the experts salri, taxation \<, so closely tied to regulation that the federal a:ul late governments should "contliue to go thcor own ways." "These tuxes yielded the. fKiern government $2.500,000.000 and l,ht> state governments $46(5.000.000 h the fiscal year 1046." the study reported. In that year, the study found. f;0 per cent of both federal and sl'iti taxes came from the same cale- gorics. lnclu<liri i; income, death aiv gift, liquor, tobacco, gasoline, ad missions and slock transfer taxes. The overlapping of state aiv federal income taxes "is not a broad as appears at first sii?ht." the survey concluded. Both levels of government can be expected to stay In the field, It decided, and the big job is co-ordination of [he federal and state systems. Guardsmen Arrive at Camp Robinson CAMP JOSEPH T ROU1N3ON, Ark.. Aug. 4. (UP)—Actual Irainhif; at the first postwar encampment of the Arkansas National Guard got 'underway here this morning, alter sonic 3.5CO guardsmen moved onlo the i; yesterday. Brig. Gen. Kigali C. Rc'aert.ion of Marianna, camp commander, arrived akoul 3 p.m. and iinmoili- atcly announcm members of l)i-; staff. They include: Col. Bon M. EcotL, regular army instructor, c<ui>|> executive; Col. B. V. Williamson, regular army instructor assistant executive; Lt. Col. Ivan Jackson of .North Little Rock plans aiul training officer; and Maj. Chur'cs L. Bodcy, Little tock, adjutant,. Although three-fourths of the ncn in ciKnp saw service in World Vai If, tlic first part o[ the pro;ram calls for basic training. This includes exercise, marching, rariije 'iriug and speeches on personal liyglcnc. Blytlicvlllc Unit Arrives Among the arrivals yesterday was Company M from Blythevillc headed by Capt. J. R. Rccder. The members of the Blytheville unit left here at 8 am. in trucks. Easy If Vnu Know How 'HAMMOND, Ind. (UP) — Mrs. John Ganler screamed v/hen her .'on, Larry. 12, dragged homo a destructive-locking war bomb. Police Marshal Walter Swets answered the call and also tlirew up his hands in alarm. The officer's son, Marion, 23. a former army ordnance man, picked up the 30- pound missile and removed the cap. The striking picltirc above shows Pnmeln Mounlbatlcn, right foreground, as an intercslcd spectator during a prayer meeting led by Mahatina Gandhi at Lahore, India. Between the Hindu leader nnd the daughter of Lord Louis Mounlbattcn, viceroy ot India, is Raj- kumari Amnt Kaur, a Gandhi disciple. At extreme right is unidentified member ol the Indonesian delegation,; _ New Stamp for South of the Border AIR MAiL occupied by the old structures. Construction officials said some 30 days would be required to raze the buildings in the. usual fashion and estimated that the Job can be finished with Uic aid of fire within a week. The blazes were started after the company received permission fro adjoining property owners, the state fire marshal and the city fire department. Firemen \ve>-i! -.landing by to prevent any unforeseen spreading of the bla?.?. Here is the new 10-cctil aiminil slnmp for use lo South and Central American countries, where Hint rale is now in cITect. Black in color and of special delivery size, it pictures the Pan American Union Building in \V;ishim;ton \vitli a Uvm-motor plane in Might. The stamp Rues on sale in Washington Aug. 30. Woman in Hot Springs Heads Cosmetologists LITTLE UOCK. Ark.. AUL;. 4 (UP) —• Mrs. Frances Pennington of Hot Springs today heads the Arkansas Hairdressers and Cosmetologists Association, following hei election here yesterday. She suc- ceeds Mrs. June Uerkwitz of Ut- tle Rock, who resigned. Mrs. Uerkwitzjs resignation !E effective Aug. 15. other officers elected were: C. E. Butler of Little Rock, first .vice president; Mrs. Joe H. Spencer of Mena, second vice president; Mrs. Ada BitrclifiEld of Little Rock, third vice president; Herbert Zimmerman of Little Rock, fourth vice president; Louts Grecnwell of For', Smith, fifth v?-c president; Mrs. Maggie B. Patrick of North Little Rock, secretary; Mrs. Jack Stcele of Russellville, treasurer; Mrs M. M. Hitchcock of Little Rock, historian, and Zaun Jones of Littln Rock, parliamentarian. Committees were appolnled lo complete airangotnents for the annual Fall hair style show Oct. 1?. 14. MONEY •NAME YOUR NEED New Opportunities—Old Debts New Clothes — Education Unexpected Illness — Travel Low Rates — Friendly Service PHONE 2928 1ZZ W. ASH ST. BLYTHEVULLE GENERAL CONTRACT PURCHASE COBPORATION (ING Saturday Night 9 'til 1 Air Conditioned Mirror Room Adm. 60c Incl. Tax grand jury last Spring. Rowland luces nine indictments and the special other three face lesser charges. Old Hospital is Burned To Make Way for New Industry in Little Rock LITTLE ROCK, Ark, Aug. 4. fUP) A racing fire started t!v: dcslrurlioii of Iwn throe-story 'brick buildings here Ihis inorniii:; as firemen deliberately stood by and hoped for a windless day. The blazes vcre started by the Dilmars-Dickmann-Pickens construction couipi'.ny In an effort to destroy Ihe buildings on Roosevelt Road formerly cy-'cupied by the county Hospital. The new S1,500,OOO M r c.^itu;hnusc Electric Company plant will be built on the sHe :iow LUCKY STRIKE presents THE MAN WHO KNOWS- Made-to-Measure Clothes Will Again Be Allotted This Fail Come in today and select the suit of your choice while our sample stocks are complete At the Location Where You Get BETTER CLEANING THE TOBACCO WAREHOUSEMAH! SEEN millions of pounds of tobacco sold at auction. And at auction after auction, I've seen the makers of Lucky Strike buy tobacco that's got real smokin' quality. . . tobacco that smokes up mild, cool and fragrant." Sri—i-J S.T.CURRIN, INDEPENDENT TOBACCO WAREHOUSEMAN ~"~ of Oifiir.l. North Carolina (26 YEA11S A LUCKY STKlKt 3MOKKK) \ HUDSON FINE TOBACCO is what counts in a cigarette CLEANER CLOTHIER . TAILOR 320 W«t Main St. BlythwilU, Ark. 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