The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 19, 1948 · Page 10
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 10

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Monday, January 19, 1948
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PAGE TEN liL.1 lrii!< V li^Lh, (AHK.J LUUIUivK AiUiMJAl, JAwUAKK Itf, 1048 Extension of Rent Controls Asked Expediter D«clart< Strengthening for Two Years Necessary WASHINGTON, Jan. 19. <CTP>— Rousing expediter Tigh« X. Woods today had proposed extending and lengthening rent controls for two years because the housing situation ''will not b« alleviated" In that tlm«. Rent control* expire Feb. 29. Wood5 &sked a Senate Banking Subcommittee to extend the law and tighten it by giving 'his office Increased prosecution powers. He asked also that rents be frozen of tenants who signed "voluntary" 15 per cent Increases IfUt year In exchange for lease* extending through December. Secretary of Commerce W. Averell Hnrrlman also told the subcommittee that unless rent controls are continued labor will have "a good case" to demand further aagc Increases. Woods said the present rent control act should he continued until March 31, 1950 with the 15 per cent increase clause stricken out. Rents in such cases, ho—c /er. should be frozen at the 15 per cent Increase level, he sold. The housing expediter also asked power to sue landlords for rent control violations and to report "willful violations" to the Justice Department. He recommended also that the housing expediter rje Riven power to prosecute "all violations Including unlawful evictions." The present law Rives the housing expediter no enforcement powers but allows tenants to sue for damages and report other injustices, to the Justice Department. Cites E«mp!e , Woods said the average rent on 2.048 new units built since the present law became effective last year was 69 per cent higher limn on similar units under rent controls. . "What has happened to these un- i controlled rente Indicates what would be likely to happen to all rents in an uncontrolled market," he asserted. Woods said his office was decontrolling critical rent areas as rap. Idly as practical, but. "for most areas rent control will be necessary for the next two years." Woods himfielf, however, hn.s been criticized by Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy. R., \Vis., for not following recommendations of local boards to Mental Tests Ordered for Accused Man LrTTLE HOCK, Ark., J»n. 1». (UP) _- Lonnle Ambrose Bobbins, W-year-old Scotland. Ark., farmer facing murder charges In the strychnin* death of his M-year-old bride of a week, waa to b« brought to the State Hospital here today for mental observation. Commitment papers were Issued by Prosecuting Attorney R. E. Rush of Harrison. Meanwhile, Van Buren County Sheriff Doyce Casinger of Clinton announced the recovery of $720 from Mrs. Jewel Robblns, Lonnle's 70-year-old mother. It was In her home that Mrs. Sadie Sue Dudley Robins died four hours after end- Ing her honeymoon with the man she met through a "romance bureau," Casinger believes the money is part of SI.850 Mrs. Robblns wns said to have withdrawn from her postal savings accounts at Abilene, Tex. He said (hat officers now have recovered 1,300 of the money, Including $500 found in a secret pocket In Bobbins' clothing last Monday. Casinger said Hobblns remained defiant and told officers Saturday Hint he had decided not to answer su\y more questions. "My mother and I know nothing about that woman's death," he was rc|K>rled as saying. Cashniger said that the case will be ready for trial when the next session of circuit court opens Feb. 23. Freedom Train Is Welcomed To Little Rock LITTLE ROCK, Ark., Jan. 19.— 'UP1—Governor LAney and Mayor flam Wassell of Little Rock today officially welcomed the Freedom Train and It* crew to the Capital City at R small Informal observance held In the Missouri Pacific Station. The ceremony originally had been «ch«duled for outdoors near the head of a line of thousands of persons waiting to enter the train, but cold weather drove the dignitaries Inside. At least 11,000 persons wore expected to file through the train during lt« 12-hour stay In Little Rock, the second of four appearances in Arkansas. The train WK.S in Tcxarkann yesterday where 7,100 persons braved freezing temperature* and stood single file In lines stretching at times for 14 blocks to view the historic documents. Speakers were the governor of Arkansas and Attorney General Price Daniel of Texas. Two other stops the train will make in Arkansas arc rit Fort Smith and pine Bluff. Oklahoma University Permits Negro to Enroll NORMAN. Okla.. Jan. IB (UP>— University of Oklahoma officials announced today that an enrollment application from Ada Ixjis Sipuel Fisher will be accepted but the Negro woman will be told that a final decision on her admission must be postponed. Marshall Plan (Continued from Pate 1) tribute Is production, and economic stability. To obtain »lablllty at home, the 77-year-old adviser to presidents recommended: 1. Major food and agricultural price cutback wllh an assured price for crops for the next throe years. Stabilization of wages. Restore at least 50 per cent Milk Price Inquiry Promised Chattanoogans Violent Death Toll in State Stands at Four (By Dulled Press) Tha violent death toll In Arkansas continued to mount over the week-end when four persons lost their lives, two In accidents Involving trains and two of knife wounds. An automobile crash near Senath. Mo., took the lite of one teenage Arkansas girl and left five others Injured. Officers identified the dead girl as Betty Jean Brown. 18-year-old daughter of Mrs. Betty Brown of Paragould. Other occupants of the car were from Paragould and Jonesboro. A coroner's Jury was scheduled to meet today and continue its investigation Into the death of Earl Hornsby, 44-year-old State Tuberculosis Sanatorium employe. Hornsby's body was found In an alley at the rear of a Boonevllle pasteurizing plant early yesterday. He had been stabbed In the left side of the neck. City Marshal E F. Stanfield said that two suspects and two material witnesses were Woods-has rejected many such recommendations because they were not 'properly substantiated. hare become widespVearUn'ttie'piS!' U - S - Marines, Equipped for Battle, Join Ships few months. Harrimnn's testimony denlt mainly with tlie inflationary etfcct.s o[ uncontrolled rents on the nation's economy. He said "it would be most unfortunate to increase the pressure on wage earners' Incomes at a time when ovir efforts should be in the'other direction." .He said "there is every indication (hat rents will rTsc sharply unless effective controls are continued." He and Commissioner Ewan Clague of the Bureau of Labor Statistics testified that rents have risen five per cent in the last five months as ngnirusl only one per cent from 1940 to 1947. The present rent, control law, which permits "voluntary" 15 per cent increases in exchange for leases through December, expires Feb. 29, The Senate Subcommittee is studying rent controls. WASHINGTON, Jan. 19. (UP)— Attorney General Tom C. Clark today ordered the Justice Department's anti-trust division to Investigate milk prices in Chattanooga, Term. The department said Clark has received numerous complalhU from <t\ng held. Chattanooga citizens about high j At CUrksvlllc, Jack Blyj 8«-year- mllk prices In the area. Clark told j old Jamestown coal miner, was being held In connection with the death ol Dick McAnallj. The 43- year-old McAnally bled to death In Ely's house from a knife wound, according to sheriff Lloyd E. Yarbrough. The body of Walter Edward 'right, 59-year-old Kansas City Increase rents or decontrol areas. Blll i-trust investigators' to see If federal laws were being violated In the dairy industry there. • " T,-.,l,l_ 7___. in /rouble Zones VALLETTA, Malta. Jan. 19. (UP) —Transfer of 1,000 II. S. Marines from two transports to the Carrier Midway and the Cruisers Providence and Little Rock was scheduled to begin today. The Marines, with full battle quipment, arrived in Maltese wal- -5 yesterday aboard the U. 8. ansporU Bexar and Montague. of the excess profits tax lopped off after the war, with wartime amortization for new plant.?. 4. Continue rent controls. 5. Postpone »a* reduction for two years after which a five-year "orderly" reduction of personal »nrf corporate faxes be combined with » reduction of the n.iMcuKil debt. 6. Postpone less essential federal, state and municipal works projects, giving priority to housing, schools and hospitals. Baruch recommended that special committees be set up from loral to national levels to review all capital Issues and defer less essential projects. "The major objective of tile Marshall plan Is the creation of stability In Europe, an essential condition of peace. To achieve this goat. Europeans must stabilize their currencies and establish realistic rates of exchange," Baruch said. Meanwhile, Sen. Robert A. Taft, R.. O., said that Republican leaders might be willing to compromise on an Inlllnl outlay of $-!.noo.O<K».000 for the Marshal! plan—$:! 8011.0(10.000 less than President Tinman's "minimum" demand. Taft supported his stand for a ! $4,000.000,000 Initlnl appropriation by pointing to President Tinman's own budget figures. Although the administration has requested Sli.- 800.000.000 for the first 15 months 1 Iho President provided for only $4.500.000,000 In actual spending for that period. Taft said Congress might pra'.it, the President additional spending power In contract authorizations for the 15-monlhs. These would be authorizations (or which Congress need not provide cash until 1 1950. Taft said this method ol financing Marshall plan operations would reduce the Inflationary effect on U. S. prices and leave more roam for a reduction in personal Income taxes. Tlie question of how to urtr-un- ister the multi-billion rtnllai-frre- rovery program was also flgur- Inff prominently in the growing I debate. I Sen. Raymond F. Baldwin, R., | Conn., snld he was generally fav- 1 orable toward establishment of an ] independent corporation to aelmln- j Ister the program, and urged that I Congress be brought more closely ; Into the picture through an advisory and consultative role. Sen. Owen Brewster, R.. Me., said "Americans In general" will demand that the recovery program be controlled outside the State De- Thre* Railroad Crawmtn D;» at Freights Col lid* BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Jan. 18 (UI')— A hot box was blamed today for the wreck of two Grand Trunk railway freight tralng that kilted three crewmen destroyed one locomotive and 22 cars and melted n viaduct. State police said » not box on one car of an Eastbound train caused It to Jacknlfe across the tracks Into the path of » Westbound freight yesterday. Two tank curt of fuel oil, Ignited and burned so furiously one of gasoline and one of corn syrup that firemen were unable to get close enough to recover the bodies of the trainmen. Railway officials estimated damage at over $200,000 and said the viaduct where the accident occurred was so badly damaged that It may have to be replaced. The structure sagged from 10 to 12 Inches. Livestock Confederate Army Nurse Dies in Hot Springs HOT SPRINGS, Ark., Jan. 19. i UP)—Funeral services were held here today lor Mrs. Ann Larison, a Confederate Army nurse during the Civil War. She died yesterday at the age of 101 years at the home of a daughter, Mrs. Frank Sparling, where she had made her home for the past 24 years. Surviving are another daughter, Mrs. C. A. Wallace of Monette, and one son, John Xjnrlson of Paragould. ST. IJOV1B NATIONAL STOCKYARDS. Jan. 19. (UP)—tUSDA) — Livestock: Hogs 15,500; salable 13,000; uneven; opened 26 to SOc higher. Later slow, advance largely lo«t with some bids 36c or more lower. Most 240-lbs down sold early. 180 to 270 Ibs., early. »28-»28.50; toj $28.50 top, 128.50 mostly for 225 Ibs down. 270 to 325 Ibs., »27.60-$26; 160 to 170 Ibs., $27-126; 130 to 150 Ibs., $34.26-$2«75; few, $27; 100 to 120 Ibs., $20-$23.75. sows, 450-lbs down, $24.50-$25.50; over 450 Ibs., $23.15$24,75; slags, »18-$21. Cattle 8,000; salable 5.500; calves, 1,200, all salable. Market generally steady on all classes. Several loads and lots of medium to good steers, $!6-$28; a few, $30; good hellers and mixed yearlings, $26-$28; medium, $20-$25: good cows, $20-$22; a few lo $23; common and medium, $17$19.50; canners and cutters, $M$16.50. liLVTHEVILLE'S ONLY ALL WHITE THIiATRE Weekdays Bui Office Opens 6:30 p.m. Show Starts 6:45 p.m. Saturday Box Office Opens 12:45 p.m. Show Starts 1:00 p.m. Sunday Bo* Of.Ice Opens 1:45 •Show Starts 2:00 RITZ THEATRE Manila, Ark. Monday & Tuesday (In CInecolor) "BLACK GOLD" with Anthony Quinn and Katherine I)e Mille Warner News and Short CALL 4627 For Lower Cost Insurance • HOME • AUTO • BUSINESS Arkansas Mutual Agency W. L. Tamke, Mgr. Isaacs Bldj?., Blytheville, Ark. First National Insurance Agency FOR COMPLETE; PROTECTION Phone 2311 108 North 2nd St. BILL WILSON CHARLES BITTNER DAVID B. ANDERSON MASON CONTRACTOR Brick Work of Quality Boiler Work and Remodeling a Specialty E. Davis St. TONIGHT Southern Railroad conductor. \v»s j parlment in order that "no polili- scnt, from Merm to his home in; clans at home or abroad" \\ill Heavener, Okla. Wright was killed fritter away when he fell from the caboose of 'raft, in a » train while It wns switching In : ievday called for the Mena yards Saturday. | aid administrator At Van Buren, Chancy E. Fish- 1 as R member of Churchill Ends Vacation And Returns to London LONDON, Jan. 19 (UP)—Winston Churchill returned by chartered plane today from Morocco, where he had been on vacation for five weeks. Accompanying Churchill was his wife, Mrs. Sarah Oliver, Iheir dmish ter, Lord Moran, physician of tin wartime prime minister, Lndy Mo ran, Lord Camrose, owner of tin Daily Telegraph, and members u Churchill's staff. While Churchill wns in Marrakcch Morocco, he had a cold and som concern arose over his condltio' Mrs. Churchill and Lord Mora flew there to Join him. Russian Production ncreases 22 Per Cent During '47, Report Shows MOSCOW. Jan. 19. lUP)— Elus- inn production in 1947 increased 2 per cent above that of 10-16, a eporl released by the State Plan- ling Commission said today. The resiort said the second ye;\r of the five-year plan for Industry vlnch ended on Dec. 31 brought er, 28-year-oM Van Buren salesman, was killed in R, vallrond crossing accident Saturday. Mrs. Fisher and their son, Chan, aged (our, were injured. U. S. funds, radio discussion yes-' "hard boiled'* who would Mt Prosi(!out Tru- WEATHER (Continued from Fa[je 11 Y., and Storrs, Conn-, 21 below at, Albany, N. Y.. 20 below at Caiman, Conn., and Arlington. VI., 1 and 16 below at Hartford. Conn. | Temperatures were Inching upwards in the South which was hit by a , freak snowstorm. The mer- cnry rose to 39 at Atlanta, ycstcr- mnn's cnbinot. HP opposed the :ici- inlnlstrntlon's plnn for f\ new nd- nilnlstrntive agency whose director would he .subject to final "direction and control" of the State Department nn matters affecting foreign policy. Meanwhile. Secretary of State George C- Marshall moved to assure the world that this country seeks no military bases in return for Marshall plan aid. Tic issued a strong statement over Ihe weekend defining the four-year program »s a ccnuine at tempt by this country tn ;is.sure tiic economic "health and vigor" of Europe. TU CMS ROIL BY *» M.G.M fKTUM IN TICHNICOIOHI T VAH JOHNSON . JUDY GARLAND \ FRANK SINATRA • JUNE AtLYSON \ i ROBERT WAIKER . DINAH SHOSE i KATHRYN CRAYSOK -VAN HEFLIN , wiik IUCIIIE IKEHEI • LEM KOIKE ANSEU UNSBim • 10NY UAI1IK VIIGIKIA 0'IIIEN Also News and Cartoon few Theater Manila's finest Shows EVERY NIGHT Boi Opens Week Days 1:00 p.m Matinee Saturday & Sunday at.-Sun* 1 p.m. Cont. Showing Tuesday and Wednesday he plan exactly to schedule. The \""> los ". lu •»» al ««»"»'. ycsicr- lirst two years were tullilied Byi. dil - v ' melting snow and ice that exacllv 100 per cent, the report said. Y 1 " ? a " scd what police believed was ' the "slowest police car chase in Theft Suspect Waives Preliminary Hearing Malcolm O'Dannon of Blythc ville. arrested here Jan. 3 for the altered theft of a billfold containing S12. waived preliminary hearing on a charge of grand larceny in Municipal Court this morning and war ordered held to await Circuit Court action. Bond was set at S15D. He was arrested on the complaint of Andrew Self of Blytheville. from whom the billfold was reportedly taken. police history" Saturday. Streets were so slippery that a squad car and Its quarry crept along at 25 miles an hour. Catholic priests prayed with their parishioners in Southern California yesterday for rain and cool weather to break a long drought that threatened Ihc state's SSI5.000.000 agriculture Industry. Their prayers were answered partially today. The mercury dropped to the louest levels In 17 days. No rain ttas in sight, however. Temperature fell to fi4 degrees at Los Angeles where it ro^ c to &1 nine days ago. FLYIN'SFUN by RICHARDSON HALL YARBROUGH Frad S. Ssilba & Company! 223 West Ash St. Phone 437 I "Hc's go an honorable discharge and wants the low-down on GI flight training." O.I.FLIOHT TRAINING PIPEH DCALCR PHONE 2717 CHARTER'. SERVICE ARE EXPENSES Eating Up the Value of Your Car? 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