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Blytheville, Arkansas
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VI VOL. XLIV—NO. 249 ^^OMU^NT^EWSPAPER OF NORTHEA^r_ARKAN BA S A«D SOUTHEAST UIUOUKl fhree Extension i Staff Vacancies Filled in Missco Miss Gertrude Bond Named to Succeed Miss Cora Lee Colcman Aubrey D. Gales, associate director of the Agriculture Extension Service of the University of Arkansas today announced the appointment of three county extension workers to fill vacancies In Mississippi County. The new appointments are for an assistant county agent and a home demonstration agent for North Mississippi County , and a home clnnonstrallnn agent for South Mississippi County with two to become effective Jan. 19 and one Jan. K. A. Hollinsisworth .>f Carthage Mo., has been nam- d assistant county agent for North Mississippi County to succeed Vv. O. Hazelbaker who resigned to accept appointment us county agent for North Arkansas County. Mr. Holhngsworth is a graduate of the East Central Junior College in Decatur, Miss., and recently received !iis bachelor of science in agriculture degree at Mississippi Slate College In Starkvillc. Miss. N. Missco Home Aj;cnt Named He is a veteran of five years service with the United States Army . during World War II having scrv- f/ed overseas for several months. He will be stationed in BIytheville as assistant lo County Agent Keith J. pilbrey and will assume his new duties Jan. 21. Miss Gertrude Bond, home demonstration agent for Woodruff County, has been appointed as home demonstration agent for North Mississippi County to succeed Miss Cora Lee Coleman who retired July 31 after 25 years of service. She is a native of Elbririge, Tenn., having attended the University of Tennessee Junior College in Martin, Tenn. She-received her bachelor of science in home economics degree from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville. Tenn.. and served as county agent in several counties of that state before coming to Arkansas in 1040 to accept the position in Woodruff County.'" She will have headquarters in the Count*/" Extensio'n Sen-ice office in the Court House here and will assume her new duties Jan. 10. . Jllss Wells Assigned to Osccola Mr. Oa-tes stMAf fcfaTitiss Heleii' ,1., ^eljj of Snrinr-'- -•'" ' " been natoe#M t«>i~ ascent for i~,«,.. -.uo^v to" succeed'Mrs. Louis "Thompson who recently resigned . Miss Weils is a graduate of Arkansas A. and M. College at Jfon- 'iccllo and received a bachelor o! science degree from the University of Arkansas. She was a junior marketing specialist- in Chicago prior to being appointed assistant home agent for Pulaski County in 1045. She was transferred to Cleburne County In that same capacity in May o£ 1948 and last June was promoted to home demonstration agen-, tor the county. Miss Wells will have offices with I ho South Mississippi County Extension Service in the Court House at Osceola and will take over her new duties Jan. 19. BLYTHKV1U.K, ARKANSAS, FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, !9,18 McGEHEE, Ark., Jan. 16 IUD- OI'M?' Durham ' f 've-year-old son aided by lhe quick thinking of"' telephone operator, was credited today with saving his mother's Officers said Mrs. Durham was overcome by fumes from a leaking water heater. Mickey, the only person with Ills mother, stumbled to he telephone and cried "get a doctor lor my monnnie." While Operator Luella Tcnbore was not able to learn the address, snc held the connection until the call was traced. When neighbors arrived, they found Mrs. Durham unconscious. She was revived by phy- Truman Voices Dissatisfaction President Reprimands Committee for Balking General's Appointment ! WASHINGTON. Jan. 16 njp, —' President Truman said today the' Senate Armed Services Committee did a disservice" to the nation's air policy by refusing (o permit Mai Gen. Laurence s. Kuter to serve as chairman of lhe Civil Aeronautics Board and keep his air force rank and pay. Mr. Truman disclosed his feelin-s in e. letter to Committee Chairman Chan Gurney, R., s. D. Last week the President asked C-°»8rcs5 to permit the nomination of Kuter to the CAB wilh retention nl his army rank and pay status At issue is the amount of pay Kuter would draw, as well as the general policy or putting military men in civilian Jobs. The civil aeronautics board post pays only $10000. but Kuter now receives approximately $15.500 in Air Force rrav allowances-and flight pay. He has said he would not resign from the An- Force to take the job. sS^^^HSS™—'^ rr.r rr 1 -;-,;;:;: 1 ;" "•" •• ™»- — —»••«•'- —:.'"„'."";-:: Russians Ready To Discuss Land-Lease Bills Banker Outlines Outlook for r 48 B. A. Lynch Addresses Rotations and Urges Cut in U. S. Budget "The South Is passing Into an era i,,,,,,., ,., „,.„, of mechanical farming anrt wc must £' c „ ''"°' take concerted action to absorb clllllcse * this vast army of labor being released if we are to continue to make economic progress." B A. Lynch told Rolarians at their weekly luncheon in Hotel Noble yesterday. Delving into the financial Lynch look for J94B Mr. out- pointed ~ i .! i . "Jlltll IJUUHCtl out that election years are always fraiiBht with dan B er and that politics coijld have a lot. of bearing on our progress during the coming year Touching on President Truman's proposed budget for the coining year he said. "Congress must reduce this Chinese Students Fire Consulate, Attack Britons CANTON. Jan. IB UP)~-A Chinese mob burned lhe British consulate and British Information Service building today in full battle The mob. made up largely of 5.000 students, demonstrated violently In protest against the eviction of Chinese squatters from Kowloon mainland settlement adjacent to the British crown colony of Hong Kong. B Witnesses said the mob Included uniformed members of the San Mln Chui. the Chinese Nationalists Youth Corps, who bockcd the path of fire brlsadcs trying to mnve' against the blazes kindled by arsonists A number ,,f Britons were Injured sWMy In the rioting. The Rev John Williams ami his wife were not accounted for immediately aCli-r the trouble, The consular start was Pass to Legion Fair In Caruthersville Given To President Truman CARUTHERSVILLE. Mo.. Jan. 16—J. Ralph Hutchison and Leonard Limbangh of this city are in Washington, D. c., this week and Mr. Hutchison presented President Harry s. Truman with a life-time gold pass, for the American Legion Pair Board. President Truman attended his Legion Fair Iierc the year he k wo.s first a candidate for the U. S. • Senate, and had attended each annual Fair since. He attended the 1S-15 Fair after be became president, the lirst time a president had visited this county, or the fair. He was unable to attend the 1040 and 1947 fairs. In addition to the appointment with President Truman. Mr. Hutchison and Mr. Limbangh also had appointments with Missouri U. S. Senators Donneli and Kem. where they represented the Missouri-Illinois Unit ol the National Cotton Council in a conference relative to legislation toward removing the lax on oleomargarine. Mr. Hutchison, a member of Pemiscot County Post No. 88 of the American Legion, has been a director of tlie Fair Board since it was first organized H years aco. WASHINGTON. Jan. 16. (UP1— last depression" s^h^u^^rcr. ^ r - ;r h " it "" M " »« i »« Jle thejoviet Union's S 11,257.000 000 ' cllHU ' raan ° f th " Federal Re- JerHl 14||f. bill, Soviet Ambassador i sei '^ e Bofl| d,:plan to tighten credit Alexander s. Panyushkin disclosed f tnro " Bl ' rctn i'ring member banks to increase the amount of ther re- with the serve from today. " Panyushkin made the statement, following a ia-mlnute call on Undersecretary of State Robert A f«,;'" 0 , Lovctt. He would not say whether ' ° llomfc the loud-lease matter was discussed or give any other details of the brief meeting. Asked whether Russia was ready to resume the lend-Icasc negotiations which were broken oIT here m late July, Panyushkin replied through an interpreter: "Yes. the Soviet Union Is ready " In response to another question Paiiyushkin said the Soviet-American talks on tiie problem would be resumed "in the near future." and Swire, were destroyed.' the Bri- H Federal Reserve Workers in Ruhr Strike for Food 4,000,000-Mdn Walkout Fizzles Down to Mer« 80,000 BERLIN. Jan | 8 (UP)—Reports m°n!!i °" e " cW ° V ' MM today thai 80,000 Oermnn steel. <|nck and rail n« n' 5 i "T? " 24 ' llo " r slllkc I" the Ruhr this morning but. that r'af 'hreatcned «.OOO.ooO-m»n general strike apparently had fizzled The slrikers walked out at Duls "erg „„<! Mnehlhcliu as some 24800 other strikers returned to work at Oberhausen. ' German union officials sa ld that skeleton crews would utay on the Job and dock workers agreed lo unload nny food targes iJoth strikes, described as a protest against puoi- food conditions are scheduled to end at a am Salur day. German union leaders failed to press their demands for more food ns the only alternative to a gene^^^^s^ UAW Prepares Demand For Salary Increases, Weekly Pay Guarantees S^-VJL,-," ^=^^ : •-..-f r ~Xt^^--i 1 - 1 ^ SfS-a "rSFSS I progress States," he added Urges T»x Law Changes He pointed out the Inconsistencies of our present income tax laws with a recommendation that all business men should write their Congressmen urging the passage of a more equitable tax structure including the community l aw , w |, lc |, would place residents of Arkansas on an equal fooling with citb.ens of other states. "Unless we get a more cquipablc ax structure It will be Impossible I to attract the risk capital nnertnrl .„ expand Southern Industrie Lynch said. ^Guests included lhe R ei Portageville, Mo. Gandhi's Fast Brings Early Concessions Chitwood, ham an g P Autcn . Luxora; J. c. Klnn<ng- Upton, StceJe, Mo . cents an hour as the third-round onnVim, V" '' Wil1 dcmai 'd for 800.000 members. The big auto union, which usually sets the wage pattern followed by organized labor across lhe country broke its demand down into a flat Fire Destroys Negro's House on South El m two-room frame his fast, remained in ' distributed in the Ruin -. j fourth day ' bed today as the Indian B ovc incut made two concessions to p ea"'',","" ''"""'-Moslem peace noiinccd ,*J,,\-VI ---- _. ..^....^ am ft hour hunger protest strike. Tlic Germans' demand that more food be brought Into the Ruhr I trade for Ruhr coal was refuse flatly by Barracough. He snld lhe present German ration of 1 550 calories could be met b v present Imports and slockj on'farms. The Germans were told It was their responsibility to see that food on farms was channeled Into legi- reach timate nmrkel.i .«, it, WO uM the general population. Hans Schlange-Schoiiijien, bizon- al food chief, took the first step to force hoarded food Into the op? announcing that all ruts «nd io zones would be only fo residence bed. hi A p\sTcdT ccmcfnl6Ili(i that Ga " rt ™ S e p TofpVyrr b u:,,a', igi a t tr S9L5't,,?™'hH lint w.-ill- at,,,— ,,.- „„ ^^ hi. spiritual leader rcturne'd to *-"= =? ssv sszzn ye.s- Mill Employee Loses Hand in Accident C.-mUTHERSVILLE, Mo.. Jnn. IS r ?i "' E "- clis)l " White, emplovce of the Holme Veneer and Lumber Co.. los most of hi5 Ictt | lan(t j,, an accident at, the mill Tuesdav. when his hand was drawn into '«. saw as he f to unclog of i M H k H a " tJ * " iccc of timl >" thai -?!l ^°"' c . w ^scrt against lhe saw- owned and oc-cimiert - — - *• nu»ii IIHU a nai Q» , „, "i.i.ntjj*,u -ia cents an hour pay hike plus five, I Isngro - a t 512 South cents an hour for a health insur-1 , W ^ " y dlmia ecd by f irc incc program. j 'erday. In addition the UAW c-illerf fnr 1 , Tnc . s ' na " house was half de- guaranteed week,/ wa^" ^ ] ^ ^stom'Tcc^^S I ^ "" 1 ^"^stove escaped thro^u ^'a"^,^" an^reTmelulf, ^f ° thcr *"»* «>' t>'e. stove pipe and ignited nearby , Kr™ dd ' n fn 'a ^o^,f workers three weeks' vacation for with rive years seniority. Demands were mapped by the union's 22-man executive board after a policy meeting and announced by President Walter P. Rcuther. would resume suspended Indeix-n' mlT "TH'"* l ° Pakista '' « -J "er- »>it " Plebiscite In the dispute,! wallpaper. hn? 1 !? ° f n thC r ° Cms was dMfoycd but the other was saved. The build- l -ng was uninsured. Treasury Head Uses Sharp Words to Denounce GOP Tax Reduction Bill Rj- REX CIIANKV Ulliteit rr «« Staff C-orrespondi-nl WASHINGTON. Jan. 16. (U P 1—Treasury Snyder today denounced the Republican Inrnm,. i * *** Jo "" w - ^n-oZ";^ '"< —^^^^^ he .said. — ..,*.« juviin Liovpni~ %*U ? S ! lS1)cn<lc[1 ">' India when ince Vl^ ° Ut '" Knsllmlr "»" Jlnce lie agreement called for India lo give X165.000.000 to Pakistan The situation in Junaouln It ',*' I aclly opposite that in Kish i ~ I where a Moslem populati I l i | mcnt° ovcrtllrow ' a H"'rtu govern- uJs n Sg g ^:;A H " ld :i'»'»"»"<>" eminent unlii state and brou Union. The p], habitants to to join . • l"'>Jmuuuu nM C l.^ ". M . OSlCm «°V- the " These India look ov Bht It Into the Indian biscitc will permit instate whether they •" or Pakistan. Hose Wa«rt, <0r O " ti,Ji .1 s d MMI1K Committee thai the GOP bill would result !„ He recommended that the Republicans Junk their tax plan and steps were taken Nehru Mid. as the Indian governments 'contribution to the non^iS^ ,,/Pr'elen^nr ST^nt"!' rT'"—" ^ noble effort made by Gandhi peace and good will; for n,,-n . ,— . ' it -major threat to the nation's financial in- ICRrily and economic slability." ,™""™!"™ C!i . h °»e l»«t these „,, .-^.,,,. t,.> t 'iivj3 Ca none fVip« recent mrs- • ninvf"; "win rr i i"«ii. UILSC sages to Congress '„,.; . " B ° a lo "« way toward .,--, ,,., u ttunomic statjlllty." Should thp nrip i m ^ : Producing a .situation which w » iSS=;l=HH ^=P=sS : """ °"- • ~ - -" • frnm ti „„„ «„„ „„ " . .. . nud 8ct by! meet a presidential veto Just as its cizing the lax reduction bill venue o be made up by an excess profits ros ax on corporations, would provide . Minn chairman of the House Ways thp next week. The Ruhr has see none of either for weeks. Hcnrlch Luebke. minister of food ..i the Ruhr, predicted lhat Industrial workers from the cities would make mass raids to seize secret food caches held by farmers in the country. Observers here were unnblf to assess relationship between failure of the threatened general strike and alleged discovery of the cloak and dagger document "Protocol M " which the British insisted was a communist plot to wreck the Marshall plan by strike.?. Report from the London press hinted that British Foreign Minister Ernest Bcvln was studying the document along with other high government officials. '"Hie protocol It being studied In London at high level," the Dally Telegraph reported. "Preliminary examination shows there Is no reason to doubt Us authenticity. The possibility of the plan being a plant can be ruled out." Col. Oordon E. Textor. director or the American Military Government information division, went 01 the radio last night to tell tht • Germans they would play R kev! Police Discom Real Loans Uroed ?£m? For Europe Under In the City Jail TV^TVT T_ n™ Indiono Negro, Held * 116 1X1^181^11 "IdFt On Drunlc Ch nr ~- «_... *** * Indiana Negro, Held On Drunk Charge, Says He Found Bankroll All but ,flo o( Ifl.oofl taken from « I<Ti> HaiKc. !,„,. ,„.„,„,„ (lrm ™*^™A^V£ f. " l >rl «oiiei-s were searched follow. IIIK tin- discovery that one of the WMwLn''"'' R5 °° co " cc ' nll ' <l O" Samtu-l IVniier. 27-year-old Tor- I' "'Hue Ne«ro, was In the city in today ns n result of Mi ,,.._i. iv"l- IHUIU '- V w "' v tl>k( 'i> "-OHI Ihn i ,' ,''","' l "' e t; ' v '" 'l'<'rrc Iliinti.. A (eleplimio cull (o Ti'iTn n,,u|,. iwllce Hlfclosctd this morning lhat '"" I)P|| 'K souglil for Hie • money, whli-li was Dfflcer thi'i> U) tnlnl \ then of said by R100. A Terre linule officer ji»l,| r>r- Iccllves James Porter and ciiut Seward will leave there tomorrow mornliiK and expect to arrive hero the same dny. The money was rcimrlrd inlwinit only t\vo or Ihree days n i;o Terre Haute police said, it had been hidden In lhe warehouse, It wr ,s said, but, no reason WHS Riven (or Hie action. The moiicv probably was taken Monday us homier ar- rli'cd here on a bus Tuesday Dcn- ner i» believed subject to epileptic Jits, according to Terre Haute IMllce. Tlic $7920 treasure hunt was launched here InM, , 1)K ht when Dennei- handed Desk Bernoulli Turner Klssell a black billfold containing about, $2,5M when the officer entered the cell block (o n.ui'11 an argument between Dcnner nnd a white prisoner. The resulting seaic.h turned up currency totaling J7.0M hidden In the cells and on another Nci'ro prisoner, Cecil Hill. Dcnner had hidden lh e $2.500 In his socks mid shoes nnd cached the remainder under hi, mattress, on Mill'* jierson and behind H commode. Ill Jail Since Tuesday Dennur wus nrn»U'd Tuesday night at the Cin-yhimml Bus station here on complaint, of n bus driver. He was arrested hy ;' ','llco- man Raymond B":nar who V,J S ft t the station when |iu> bus Dcnner was riding arrived. When the driver said Dcnner had given him troti- blq co the trip, officer Bomnr called raJIccmcn dene Dickinson and Ch«rle.i araham to Ink,, the Negro lo the j n ||. M,TcT VD " powor to i!lsl>ccl th * book "' of that to th« 16 Western Sub-Zero Blasts Sweep Mid-West Fires ond Extreme Cold Blamed for Several Deaths By IJnllrd Prrw Winds up to (SO-mllc., an hou dioie a new cold wave across th cities mid fields of the Mid d e today, carrying death and .he ru 1 ;,,! 11 " iw """ n **"*» °< ncmlrtjl. Mlun., wn, the co1llMl , iilm-i! 23 degrees below zero. It was ?2 be-low at, Alexandria nnd at In- Palls. Minn., whern him dreds ol families were without oil to luel their stoves and furnaces Oilier low temperatures reported by thn Chicago Weather llureaii Includpd Wllmnr, N D 19 bc| ow Minneapolis, 1« below; Jamestown' N. D 15 below; and Pcmblm, and Minot, N. u,. 13 below, 'I'he frigid weather was general throughout the and Middle West. Many southern areas experienced I heir coldest weather ot the season yesterday. Schools In ninny areas remained closed today ami hus. airline and rail traffic wus hulled In sections "f Minnesota and the Dakotas Sunday School and regular church services at the Lebanon Lutheran Church at. Wlllmnr. Minn., were cancelled for next Sunday because of lack o( luel. At TiUernulloiml Palls residents were preparing to leave their homes and take refuse l n public building) if the luel sliorlaxe is not allevlat ed. Mayor Don Hodgon said imm r^r^^r^Sr.?^ &SS«5"---- U - drunkenc-M, bu^whcn'officcrsi'muHl ^milles'wi'lVrout"^^' .,, „. K ^"S^'-'iSSr ^i '2?i% blamed was refused Their* suspicions wcr c strengthened -i-. •..- by Dcnner's apparently unbalance! state of mind and ho 'was held /or Investigation Instead of slnndlnx trial Wednesday inonilnR. Officers scnrchiiig Hill, also held on a public drunkenness charKC, round tl.MO concealed In his stockings, shoes, crmt HnliiK and » package n| rlKurrlti..s. Money, [Hmivy Kverywiiere T\vtj white prisoners [nnnd nearly Sec MONKV on I'aRC 1Z Canada Imposes Price Controls When Cabbagt Sells Higher Than Roses OTTAWA, Jan. 16 (UP)—The Canadian government rclmposcd price controls on meat and butter today after six months of" free economy during which butler Jumped 17 cents—from 50 to 67 cents—on the also will seek — wholesale nlnrkel. The government IcRlsIation to extend price controls on other commodities, such as renl,, siifrnr. fnts and oils, and Iron nnd steel, until March 31, IDI!>. Finance Minister Douglas C. Abbott announced the new controls last night. Hn said the prices on some foods had increased "completely out of Hie realm of reason." Cabbages were selling fnr more than ro.scs in Montreal. Roses were priced ill. $5 n dozen „,„] cabbaKCs sold for $fi, or 5r> cents a head. McCloy, Administration witness before Vandenbcrs's committee r«- veiiled that the World Bank soon would k,,,e a statement showing the bl k lh * " rst """ " wa * *" He told the commltle* that hla orgniilullon insisted on powers to '"snect the books of borrowing h.,"i , ?" d to mnk<> - """tain that noii WCV * ""'' dlvcrlcd lo Uiat a t500.000.000'loan request'fr'or^ « mice was nalvcd pending evident* hat France was taking strong iiteix 10 balance Its currency. 'That single protective device" Vandenberg Interjected, "if put into lhe European recovery program would do more to satisfy U. S pubic opinion limn anything else I know of." But the administration^ "lake- lt-or-else" stand on the Marshall plan WAS under heavy «re from a itrouii ot Senale Republlcuni led Ii7 £>en. Robert A, Tail, R., o. Taft charged Secretary or State Cleorge O. Marshall will, taking an utterly Indefensible" position on Hie recovery program, and he accused the Stale Department of re- sortliiK to "propaganda" Uctica to push It through Congress. Ix»n Andes Strnunl McOloy, former assistant secretary of war. salrl limited Inspection powers "won't be any Infringement on national sovereignty — that's » fantasy." The administration wants • H- monlli »6,800,000,000 down payment on a four-year plan to help European recovery. Mc01oy--^vunseled Congress fc» make cerUuiTWt U. S. loans-ai e, used to oulrlgTit grants—be mad* 11 jh the understanding that re- Payment would be demanded. "When you make a loan, male* * real loan »nd not * ftiBy loan ". he »(d. Tall, meanwhile, led off the new opposition from some GOP senators. The Ohio senator, In * speech st Providence. R. I., last night callert for • "critical" review of proposed Marshall plan spending. He suggested that Congress might be »bl» to trim as much as $2,900.000,000 Irom President Truman's budget .-sllmales for European aid anrt American occupation coats. > Other Senate Republicans expressed the belief that the administration was trying to put them on an election-year griddle with it's arguments lhat the Marshall plan must be approved as presented or skipped altogether. Sen. Joseph H. Bail, R., Minn., laid Marsh*!! BUS assuming a "mantle or Infallibility" In attempting In outline the conse- qin-nrm »f rejecting the rorrlrn aid plan. But there were no Indications . See MARSHALL PLAN on Page It Hoover Goes South To Rest and to fish MIAMI BEACH, Fla., j an 18 — (UP)—Former President Herbert Hoover sailed from here today aboard the yacht Wlndsweat to work and fish for three weeks in the Florida |-ys. While not engaging In his fav- Ihe cold wave. Al least seven persons were burned to death by over- healed sieves and at least two more, including a 60-year-old man at Washington, D. c., froze to death. Jewish Fighters Attack in Haifa Killing 30 Arabs JERUSALEM. Jan. II? (UP— Jewish Haganah squads struck back at Arabs In Hnlfa In a two-hour attack before dawn today and first roporls of casualties ranged up to 30 Arabs killed wilh an equal number wound cd, Arab sources said this casualties numbered 32 killed and wounded. A Haganah nourcc said the attack Inflicted 60 casualties, half of them fatalities, Jewish sources snld flic attack was made by 400 Hngannti members who Invaded Haifa trom the valley of Jczrccl and fouxht inlo the heart of the Arab section. The Jews blew up five houses and a large Arab garage, where scores of Arab owned vehicles were parked I •••" jt "w. <--iLKngmg m nts rav- Thc attack appeared lo be launched 2. lc P" stlin ie or llshlng, President against Arab transport in rclallatlon' m m " ns s P* cial food counsellor for yesterday's Arab violence which S" . c , orn t le , t f • memorandum on killed two Jews, wounded others and parallred Haifa. The altack. described as the lai- Kcst. made by Jews In Haifa, was -arrled out with mortars, automatic »-cai»ns nnd fire bombs. Mar, May open 438 434 high 441 <35'i A34 p.:n. 440a .~..,,.,,i, uiaL any lax proposal would be seriously promoted that would produce a budget dcfi- ,**S ??± C ,™?J '? lh .' P»Mte -»or W o,«v S.TSSJ -rs^r^ — in "most - need of it, Snyder said. The Republican plan would increase personal exemptions from the present $500 to *soo. extend from the . Mrs Burkctt has chosen a., her suojcct The Promising Rebellion" 1 his study course Is sponsored by Central Parent-Teacher Association and they will have as their special guest*, Langc Parent-Teacher Association members. Mrs. Roy Woods 1* study eour;« chairman. "•>*., r,,*,,i,, [II.IV H JtCV part In development of the Marshall plan. "The Importance of Germany's role In the Marshall plan cannot be overemphasized." he said •Development of the .Nf.i'rshalJ )lan should make It possible wlth- n live or six years for export shipments from blr.onal Germany to cnual imports, so that Germany will build up foreign trade and be n a position to raise the living standard of her people." Calm prevailed on another sec- T of the East-West struggle for Germany. The Allied Coordinating Committee, composed of the Big four deputy military govwnors, met for live hours in a cordial atmosphere wilh no mention made of Russia's press insistence that the Western powers gel, out of Berlin. House Economy Chief Out to Pore e,Truman's Budget $5,000,000,000 Weather Arkansas forecast: Partly cloudy and much colder with widely scattered showers and snow flurries. Saturday fair and continued cold, Minimum this morning—26. Maximum yesterday—45. Sunset today—5:23. Sunrise tomorrow—7:15. Precipitation, 24 hours to T «.m. today—none. Toul «inc« Jan. 1—4.64. By Charlotte O. Mmillon (llnllfd I'rrvi Slaff CormimnricnO WASHINGTON. Jan. 16. I UP,— House KcoTioniy Chief John Taber said today that Sen. Robert A. Tall n. O., set his slijlit.s too low in' proposing only a {3.000.000000 cut In President Truman's new budget The New Yoik Republican, who heads the House authorized by new laws, of the Marshall plan. exclusive . "I think there are a lot of Ihose ^u,,.i,,cuo H memorandum on the Marshall plan for the Senats Foreign Relations Committee. Injunction Refused JONESBORO, Ark., Jan. 16. (UP) I—Collection of fees under Jonesboro's new occupation tax continued today after chancellor Francis Cherry denied a request for K restraining order last night. The suit seeking the injunction was filed by several Jones-boro citizens and charged that the ordinance's emergency clause was void. The ordinance will be referred to Jonesboro voters In s city election A IM-H a April 6. conun,,^ P ,rr 0 »«iS^" B ^^K- gJMiffin- f*~ _ i- „,%., -„._ J J ""ij. mmi aiming for a S.i.000.0001100 slice Asked whether he (ell the house could cut Mr. Truman's $30 fiG8- 000,000 proposals by more than $3'000.000.000. Taber replied: "Why certainly. Northing Is coin- in? before us that is holy." Senate Republican Policy coi tee, called for reductions In both the torfign and domestic part of the President's budget In a uncech las' nighl The Truman budget. Taft said proposes increases "for all lynes of public works" despite Hie advice of most economists that public works should be cut In times of prosperity. Another Senate Republican leader who refused lo permit use of his name called Tart's $3.000,000,000 reduction figure "a good one." Taber pointed out that approximately S3,500.000,000 In the budget i« money that W jt[ h*vi to b* ...* v,.,.i t , ^ , ,; a nj^ U j | Jjg^ laws (hat are not going to be en- ncted and I figure we should save about S2.SOO.000.000 right there," he kl ~^ . ^T h . New York Cotton open high low Mar 3568 May 3558 July 3-159 Ocl 3167 Dec 3117 said. Asked where else cuts could be made. Taber replied with his state•holy." Taber said a decision rs ( 0 when to call a meeting O f the Joint con- Rie.wional committee on the legislative budget must be postponed until next week because of the lllnr.v of several members. This ! committee must recommend to both t p.m. Stocks: A T and T Amer Tobacco . ....'..... Anaconda. Copper . , Beth Steel Chrysler Qen Electric ~*,.- , M i nj, IU.M. u^ nscaii G°en Motors , ......,..,, year appropriation measure of the! Montgomery Ward . .. . session — th e independent offices ! N Y Central bnl - Int Harvester However, acrordiiy! to commit lee North Am Aviation sources, (he bill probably will not' Republic Site] Ing for the ensuing fiscal year. Taber t,s chairman. 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