The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on October 24, 1947 · Page 14
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 14

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PACT FUUH'IUM BLYTHEVILLi; (ARK.) 1 COURIER NEWS Sdons To Study Tax Reductions inrapMN Relief Not To LU Only Subject For Special Session »T JAMES O. APWTN SUff Oct. M. (UP)— Tbc | BOOM Republican leadership Wt UM door open today for ac- ton «n H» »4,(»0,OOC.OOO income tax WdHcUeo plan >t the apecial »e»- ttOe.Ot OOOgr«M. AUhoufh high prtcec and foreign •id w*r» givtn top priority, House Bpeaker Joseph W. Martin, Jr., of Kuuehutettt aald the OOP leadership nwrred the right to tak* up "any domestic IMUC tt the oc- «ufc>B demands It" after Congress Ntunu on Nov. IT. He said President Truman hurt neither asked nor suggested that the special session be confined to prices and foreign relief. The Republican*, Martin added, have a program of their own. But he declined to say specifically whether tt Involved the tax reduction Issue. Chairman Harold Knutson, R.. Minn., said his House Ways and Ueani Committee will begin hearings on the new Tax Reduction Bill on Nov. 4. He said the Committee originally planned to save the bill ready for a January session of Con-. Kress, but he held out the possibility thafspadework would be completed In time for the special session. Knutson has Insisted that domestic taxes are more important than foreign relief. "If we bleed ourselves white (through taxes), we can't aid Europe, and no one will be available fc> give us a blood tramrfutlon," he said. The GOP proposal probably will follow the form of the two previous tax measures that were vetoed by President Truman as "the wrong kind of tax reduction at the wrong time." The vetoed blll« called for tax cuts, .ranging from 30 per cent in the lowest brackets to 10.5 in higher. The new measure probably will Russia Makes Hostages Of Brazil's Staff LONDON, Oct. H (UP)—The Moscow radio reported tonight that Russia had made hostages of the former Brazilian Ambassador and his staff there to Insure, the "safe departure from Brazil" of tho Russian Embassy staff in Rio D« Janeiro. The Brazilian government broke off diplomatic relations with Russia last Tuesday because of derogatory comment In the Soviet press nlwut President Eurico Caspar Dtilrn. The Brazilian Ambassador to Moscow was. Mario Pimcntel Brandao. The Moscow radio accused Brazil of facilitating and encouraging attacks against staff members of the Soviet embassy In Rio L)e Janeiro. "Hooligans lire gathorinp; constantly In front on the Soviet Embassy and shouting rude cphithcts against Soviet Union find throwing stones into Embassy windows," the radio said, quoating a Ta.ss dispatch from Montevideo. "Brazilian police on duty at the Embassy encourage these hooligan acts." Grigori Sokolov, Soviet Charge D'Alfalres and First Secretary to the Embassy, were attacked as they left a Soviet car, the radio said. Bad eggs and stones were thrown at them, it added. Remove Ambassador LONDON, Oct. 24 (UP)—- the Moscow radio said today that Nikolai V. Novikov. Russian Embnssu- dor to the United States, had been removed from his past and succeeded by Alexander S. Panyush- kin. Read Courier News Want Ads. embody the "nplit Income'' tax feature now enjoyed by 13 community property states.- That would enable husbands and wives to split their incomes for the purposes of computing federal income tax. HOLLYWOOD Continued from Page 1. the percentage among film writers sho said:. "Very small — but remember, Communists do not want lar«c numbers. They want sin nil compact cells that lake control, and they will do (he rest." Also called lo appear after Mrs. Rogers were film cartoon producer Walt Disney nncl Hollywood union officer Roy E, lircwcr. She described her occupation as "mannger of my daughter's affairs And n writer of sorts." Mr«. Rogers said she was one ol the founders of the Motion Picture j Association for the Preservation 'of American Tdcal.s. "My objection lo Mr. Odcts as writer," sl)c said, "was that for years I had heard that Mrs. Odcts was a Communist." Committee Counsel Robert K. Stripling nskcd if CXMs put Com- mmlst propauumtii Into the film. Mrs. Rogers read n criticism or the picture which had boon published in tile Hollywood Retwrter. Charges Comiiiimlsllc Preaching "For the most purt." she read, "It takes time out for a bit ol Communistic preachment." Meanwhile, tile Investigation wns branching out into a slugging match between accused and ac cusers — in the same arena but at different hours. Representatives of actors, wrlt- cr.s and others opposed to the proceedings have promised to hold a daily press conference In the House office building at the clos of each session "to get In our defense." * The committee, planning a shor session today, promised some "sen sntional" testimony on Monday. I committee source snid a "mystery witness" — a thus far unldentificc committee Investigator — vvouk give "evidence Unking Hollywoo< Communists ami Moscow." Tills evidence will be prescntci first in secret session and later a the public hearing. If time run short on Monday.' the mystery witness may be held over until th next day. The committee source said the in vcsttgntor's testimony would no be about a charge voiced earlie this week that movie Reds sent secrctA about a supersonic plane — the Air Force rocket craft XS-1— to Communist headquarters in New York. But, It will show, the informant said, that filmland Communists are "under orders from Moscow." it will, he added, "prove sensational." Another witness on Monday will ' e Uric Johnston, head of the Molon Picture Producers Assooia.- ion. Ills organization has accus- d the committee of trying to "cen- r" the moviej. Chaplin to Appear The committee announced that HUBBARD'S SPECIAL during PHILCO WEEK Sensational Hew PHILCO PORTMM RADIO AvfograpJud Pkfor* •f BJNG CROSBY !«•«* k fe . . . fee PHILCO WO ... from the UbotMutin. Thii erf itl f"*J •°d pwfora.n^ In a pon- •*•» adio M (fait mimgrj Jo*- pric«! l»doot» oc owdoocs, cm trip* oc at hoove, iti w*r-devriof»d minunn tube circwt IJ*** 7°" "M«iog radio perform.rK.. Plvgi fa «o AC ot DC houM currant, or on I* ow. bMtaty Se« Our Complete Display of New Philcos FURNITURE been set for his appearance. It said that 13 of IS Hollywood actors, writers and others accused of Communist leanings will be heard next week. The first of this group to testify will be John Howard Lawson, script writer accused in testimony this week of being Hollywood's No. 1 Communlstl when the other six will appear has not been decided. Yesterday's session brought out the biggest package to da' 11 of movie stars. Actors Gary Cvjur. film comic Charles Chaplin also Robert' will be , witness, but no date ha, phy, »n<J o s j fi«d to the presence of a relatively small but. hardworking group of I Red Writers In Hollywood. • All said they would favor legislation outlawing the Communist, party If It could be established Top of the Stack! Flavor-fresh DIXIE ASK YOUR GROCER FOR Crtamy rich DIXIE add« ih« fm*l, flavor-full touch to * iteiming track of delicioui pancaktt. Eictr* good—because it'( mad* of th* finett farm producti/E*tr« nutri- tioui—became It'i fortified with Vitamin A. Every pound rh« yew around it fortified with Vitamin A. DIXIE MARGARINE that tt Is the ag*noy of a foreign power. They said they thought It Producer-director Leo McCarey. who followed the stars, was less cagey. H -••-••- munlsm cause FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1S4T party." 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