The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on August 20, 1947 · Page 8
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 8

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BLYTHBVILLE (ARK.)' GOUKIER NEWS WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20, 1947 to Study Scene In August Heat, Bertiners Prepare for Winter's Blasts Nil*. Republicans, Six Democrats to, Check U.S. Sending * ,. 'By DATTON MOOKC {(United fms Staff Correspondent) •f WASHINGTON, Aug. 20. (UP) — ; Nine Republican and six - Demo- icratic Senators were lined up today Lfto go to Europe Oct. 1 tor a broad •Jon-iHe-scene study of •' the Marshall Plan and just about everything else Involving u. Suspending ft in European and Near-Eastern areas. They are- members of a Senate ^nations Subcommittee which en given an eight-point, pro- ThU includes first-hand ' in- Btlon of European economic morale .flf troops in oc- /'.ctipied areas, "Voice of America" 5 broadcasts, displaced persons, Greek '" -Turkish aid and (he Middle East'- 'crn oil situation . All .these matters were considered within tap appropriation committee's jurisdiction because it. must pass on all funds In any way involved, though the ^subcommittee's survey will overlap studies by otlier Congressional groups. r House ' Group Ltaves Soon . A speelaV'House committee will' leave- soon for Europe -to' see whether (lie Marshall Plan is needed for European' reconstruction! Other Senate committees .have been authorized to study the displaced'per- sons problem and "Voice of" America" broadcasts. " .' Chairman Styles Bridges.of the full committee said the "detailed Inspection tour 1 ' would have a dual puipose "To view Uie results of expenditure's made to p .date','and to determine the need of the continued large outlay of V- S; taxpayers' funds for the stabilization of Europe. " Its members, besides Bridges, are Sens. C .Wayland Brooks, R, 111., Clyde M. Reed, R., Kans., Itoincr Ferguson,' R., Mtch:, Kenneth S. Wherry. It, Neb:, Guy Cordon, R.. 1 Ore.. Milton R. Young, R., N. D., William P. Knowland, R.. Cnl.. Henry c. DWorshak, R., Ida., Kcr.- netn McKellar. D., Tenn,. Elmer Thomas. D., Okla., Richard B. Russell. D., Ga., Pat, McCarran, D., Nov., Joseph C. O'Mahoney. D., Wyo., arid Theodore Francis Green, D.. R. I. Housing Probe Starts With Hot Session WASHINGTON, Aug. ?.0 (UP) "he Joint congressional committee n investigate the housing sliort- ge yesterday elected Rep. Ralph \. Gamble, n., N. Y., its chairman ver the heated protests of Sen Jhnrlcs W. Tobsy, ij., N. II. i:li;M-m:iti crew, wllli lift!"); jack, imlls Ira: slump from Hut Aftelr cutlliijc off main roots, two livrlincrs i!ig i-. run ml scuinu. W^i^m^^m^^^^\ British Cabinet Meets On Anglo-American Loan LONDON, Aug.20. (UP)—The cabinet met unexpectedly, today and two British envoys were reported preparing to leave as soon as pos- is Me-for [Washington, where negotiations on revision of the Anglo- American loan agreement were go- in? on. Whitehall linked the sudden developments to' rumors of an une.v-' peeled heavy, run orr''convertible sterling and Indications that Use United States was taking a firm stand in the Washington negotiations; - ;-s, ' "l-S^fr —- ' - •--'_ ' J^.^: Tv.'o rlik'riy Gcitiiiins Vut up slunip with old-fasliloucd liut'ksuiv. Still chilled by memories , of last year, when Europe's worst winter in 101/ years brought frightful Mirroring to fuel- hunijry durinany lU'l'liners arc now gathcrinE and- storing every available; piece of • fire-" wood. Chief sonrci! i.s the nearby lotosU, where the people labor long hours in the hot sun to dij; out tree 1 .stumps, although removal of thC;.stumps will hamper reforestation in the future by depriving the soil of llii'tv natural fcrtlllxing ef.7 feet. These picture. 1 ;, taken by NEA-Acmn staff correspondent Uobcrt lii'refeld in the bor- oilBh of Milcndorf, U. S. sec- ior, show .scenes in the summer sti'iiRglr for winter warmth. T>Al"' ••^^ /,: «*-A- [ww^sftp^ 3 ^:,^: ? ^s^,<^* ^£? : ^'^^m*^%>< /^/•a^^a^Ksfe 5 **& -•- • <& ~ *^r», i - u-^x . ~\- .Tobey emerged from the meeting .to denounce what he called "n great sinister group" that would "shunt aside" a broad national housing program. He Inferred that this group was in control of'the joint committee. ' ' 'Tobey," a, candidate for the committee chairmanship, said lie had been forbidden to use proxies which would have guaranteed his election. He.'said this was "contrary to the customs and rules of congress." Read Courier News Want Ads. \Vilh iiretioiis wood In homeitiute car*, they make k:ng trek linme. One-Armed Tennesseean Jotin Side Arms Visits Washington WASIltNGTON, Aug. 20 (UP) — A one-armed Tennessee fanner, who insisted he was prosldenL of the United States, was seized In the office ol Hep. Estcs Kefauver, D., Tenn., yesterday with a fully- loaded .38 caliber rcvolvtiv In ft Jihouldel- holster. Cnp'lto! police snlil the man identified t himself as John Samson Kirby, 70, of Mount Eagle, Tenn. They found 20 bullets on him. Police said Kirby (old them he was carrying the gun for sclf- prolectlon. No shots were fired, i Kefauver was in Chattanooga, Tenn. Prank Brizv.l, secretary to Kefmir ver, said Kirby told him he wanted the congressman's help in fIncline out it he actually had been- elected president. It was the third time In less LOTSOFFUNFORALL ATM thnu two months that a gunmnn luul been sclv.ed on" capitol hill. Lnst monin n inau with a revolver was picked up in a cnplto'l wnshroom a few minutes after President Truman paid n surprise visit to the Senate. A few week.s 'previously, another man fired two wild shots at Sen. John W. Bricker, R., O., In the subway linking the capitol nnd Uie Semite office building. Kirby was turned over to metropolitan police find sent to a hospital lor mental observation. • .."..,' ,. When police searched Klrby's ho- k'l room they found in hi.s suitcase an amputated arm that luid been preserved nnd wrapped in cloth. Hrizzi said Kirby had been com- inu to Keinuvcr's office for years to confer about a bill providing $6.000 compensation for the loss of Ills left arm 111 1934. Kirby lost (he arm in an accident involving a Tennessee emergency relief administration truck. The bill, introduced by Kefauver in the 10th Congress, never was passed. Briy./i said Kirby was very friendly today and had asked him to fix ,his tie which he >was unable to '.manaye 'Aith one hand. Briztfi said Kirby came to the office today, claimed he had been = elected president, but that the FBI had asked him to allow President Truman t\vu more years. Hriv.zi said Kirby told him he did not want to wait any longer, ami wanted Kefauver's help in finding out if he actually hatl been elected. lliscuit is a French word whicn means "twice cooked." SCREEN DOORS Most sixes - now in stock. E. C. Robinson Lbr. Co. OLD CAR DERBY At the Mississippi Co. Fairgrounds 2 ^it -30pm A Statement To The Public. .. AND EACH SUNDAY THROUGHOUT THE SUMMER THRILLS! SPILLS! FUN GALORE! • Full Racing * Stock Model S Program! Racers! See ffie Jalopies in Action! ADM. 600 by Dud Coson Post 24, of the American Legion >; A small amount of material such as parts and tires >; >; was salvaged from the fire sustained by us. x X X >• All such items are being sold to used parts buyers X ' •*• ' ' { and are being disposed of in order that our new in- x % ventory will not include any material that was ex- X '*' v posed to the fire. x X X X x Our service shop is in full operation on a temporary x x basis, in our new annex building and our company >] x assures first class repairs with new parts being re>; £ ceived daily. x X !*! ' . $ It is our earnest desire to render good service to our X X i v customers, and everything possible is being done S >; toward that end. Should there be some small i:v X ;1 convenience/ please bear with us for a few days. We >; X x hope to return in a few days with even a much larger x x and better parts and service department to supply x your needs. Langston-Wrolen Co. Walnut at Broadway Sts. Dial 555 ATTENTION FARMERS The Hean licctles arc again causing much destruction! Now is (he time to kill insects and prevent heavy, losses! The- cheapest and most effective way to control these pcsls is hy Airplane Dusting. Only IJOc per acre will cover costs of Airplane service, wi(h a reliable and experienced I'ilot. to assure protection of your bean crop. Cull, us for full details and latest recommendations from the University of Arkansas. Planters Flying Service Phone 3721 Blytheville '4 i i/ovA/ways f: Get the \ Best Buy at I Now You Can Buy DELUXE CHAMPION at Lower Than Pre-war Prices! Your Used Tires are Worth More to Us-Come in Today for Big Savings! 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