The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on November 4, 1947 · Page 12
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 12

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, November 4, 1947
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TWBLVB (AKK.) COUMlkM NOVUilBUtt 4, 1MT Changes in Tax Laws Suggested ,|UcomNMndattom Go To Way* and M«an« Group for Hearing By SANpO* ft. KLEIN MM fnat BUff Carre; ^>n<!*»i \' WASHINGTON, Nov. 4. (UP)— •ouse Wan and Means Committee tax advisers today submit a 9 to I report recommending almost SO major; changes In federal revenue Jaws. A Democratic eommltteeman tagged It in . advance with the *Wall Btrtel" label. i The report was prepared by a Ipeciar advisory committee head~«d by former treasury undersecretary Roswell MaGill. Nlpe of the 10 members signed the document The tenth. Matthew Woll of the AFIi'r executive council, dissented tie protested that the majority recommendations would relieve th frkh and upper middle classes' Oi tax burdens *t the expense o •the poor. » Even before the Ways and Means Committee met to receive the Ma Gill report, Rep. John D. Dinee! fa, Mich., attacked the documen »hich ha said he hud not seen i advance. • "The Wall Street boys have brought out a string or recom- jnendatlons on behnlf of the people," he snld. "Can you Imagine that!" . Dingwell was one of the House Ways and Means Committee Democrats who fought unsuccessfully *o prevent the "quickie" lax reduction bill Introduced by CDair- 'Operation Seminole' Preparations are rushed at the San Jaclnto Ordnance Depot near Houston, Texa« t us 'Operation 8emlnol«' Joint Army-Navy maneuver, begins final stage* of their embarkation. Thl« I* a general vie*' of the Navy shins which will participate til the exercise, making the trip to Florida for the simulated landin (NBA Tclcj*oto.) with this AUTOMATIC Curiosity Costly LITTLE ROOK, Ark MOV. 4. (UP) — A former Tichnor, Ark., postmaster, Mrs. Gertmae Collier, was at liberty today under three montlis probation from federal court — as the result of her "woman's curoslty." The brief sentence was handed out by. Federal Judge Thomas C. Trimble in Little Rock yesterday after Mrs. Collier's attorney declared she hati opened letters addressed to others merely to satisfy her curiosity. man Harold Xmiuon, R., Minn.. from reaching the floor. On the Livestock ST. IJOUIS NATION AL STOCKYARDS, Nov. 4. (UP)—Uvestock: Hogs 9,800; salable 9,000; fairly activo steady to 25c lower than Monday's average. Bulk good and choice 180-300 IDS »2« to mostly S2C.25; top »26,75. 160-110 Ibs $25.25- t'25.75; 130-150 Ibs., $22.16-*25; 100120 lb pigs »19/15-»22; good sows, 450 Ibs down *24.50-*25.50; very few to $26.75; heavier weights $23-»2-l. Stags »17.50-*21. Cattle 7,700; salable 6500; calves floor, Dlngelll sought again without success — W amend it 2.500; all salable. Market slow on j g nhirililv all classes. Early sales steers confined to a (csv loads of goad at $25- J21.60 and one load average choice to provide for an increase in per- | steers *»• ""*« about steady wlih sonal exemptions nllowcd for tax Monday, but general bidding _xm- JESSE W. PROVINCE ^ Plumbing & Healing Phdhe 2719 Blytheville emptlons purposes. To Hear Treasury Official The MaGlll reiwrt WRS presented to the Ways ivud. Means Committee, as it began hearings on proposals lo remove tax exemption privileges now enjoyed by many types of cooperatives. First witness was slated to be Undersecretary of Treasury A. Lee M. Wiggins. , Woll's minority report, It is 1 learned in APIj circles, charged that the recommendations of the majority failed to take into account financial needs for the European aid program and that it would seriously reduce federal revenues at a time when the public debt \vas extremely burdensome- The majority report, It was understood, would recommend some 45 major changes in the revenue laws, most of them concerning individual Income taxes. The advisory committee was set up last Spring at Knutson's request to prepare recommendations that would sercve p_s Die basis for a longrange overhaul of the entire federal revenue .structure. MaGlll, who Is a New York lawyer and an expert on tax mutters, supported th e Knutson tax reduction bill at the last se.vilon. Another member of his committee. John W. Hanes, himself, a former undersecretary of the treasury, also supported the Knutson tax cut proposals. evenly lower. Dull trade on heifers and cows, with till grades under pressure. Dulls nnd benlers opened steady. Good beef bulls up to $18; sausage bulls, generally $17.50 down. Good and choice vealers, J23-$30; common and medium S13-$24. Several loads of southwest calves o(- iered, these mostly common and medium ileshect. UN Food Hears Plea for Co-operation •WASHINGTON, HOY. 4. CUP)— Sir John Boyd-Orr, director gen- enil or the United Nations Pood and Agriculture Organization, to- djlY urged nations to cooperate In developing agriculture "with ttie «ame Intensity which to promotion of weapons at destruction during IMC war." Unless all countries work tocethe to prevent future (amlne and sur plus, he said, they risk "a com plcte breakdown of th« structure e human society." Sir John addressed th« first for mal meeting of the new 18-natloo World Food Council, established I September to deal with Immediate and future food problems. Speaking of the present work! Food shortage, Sir John said "there Is no hope that the present shortage will end wth the 1048 harvest." "Stocks are so low," he said, "that even with a bumper cereal harvest in 1948, many countries mar be forced to continue bread rationing through IMS." With hunger creating Increasing •octal and political unrest. Sir John A*id, "(he economic system may be furtJwr lOi.i^cn by the appearance <\) unmarketable surpluses owing to l«k of purchasing power of certain <Muiur.lM, as has occurred In the OA.V of tobacco In the U. 8 A." "Further economic shock* on a n already distracted and ImproverUhed i world may lead to a complete j breakdown of the structure of hu- HAnRISBUKO, Aric., Nov. 4. (UP) man society," he said in urging —Sheriff J. Lee Wright said todiv lite council to get International that George Ates. 67-year-old fish- j cooperation for "bold and far reaching camp caretaker of near Marked I ing" action on world food problems. Tree, had admitted that he struck ] Dcwey Herman over the head and i _ . ," cut his throat after drawing him I pOUT ArrCSlCQ from a hunting and fishing cabin \ In the St. Francis floodway early j ^- Suspect's 111 ft f | I pulUae British troop* out bjr May 1 KOI I and placing a UN Security Council A J f \ co * mril "* lot ' I" charge for a tcans- .. ^"•J'"™'*"' "" United States opposed a* transition • |M+ Xfv VvaAaf« period and suggested ending the rif»l iff! A TTWK* British mandate and giving both Carroll Brans led the first six Palestine state* Independence In a weeks honor roll at Kythevllle High jingle motion on next Jan. 1. School with Charlea MeDanVel and ( in American circle* trier* Sheriff Reports Confession in Poinsett Slaying Petty Van Winkle ranking second I talk of a compromise on the veto and third. ' Others making above average grade* were: Ann UcLaod, Lloyd Koonts, Murry Smart, Mona, Jimmy I Lowe, Dorothy Lum, Marjorte Hale, Bfin Borowsky, Charlie BelKnap. John WUki, C. O.'Redman, Bobby | Faye Michael, Wanda Burress, Bonnie GoB, Clarice Maxwell, June I Stlre*, Elwyn CaWwell. Shirley King, Vivian Patterson, Ruth Hale, Mary Ball, Jlmmle Frances Clemons, Edward Pipkin, Loulae Sullivan, Arden Ferguson, Mary Jo Eaton, Mona Faye Goodrich, Maxine Hill, William Austin, Patty Bartholomew, | Betty Gllsson, Jimmy Gossett. Those receiving honorable men-| tlon were: Dick Reid, Jim Deer, Bobby Mul- I llns, Jim Lancashire, Mary Sue! Hawkins, Patsy Pope, Joann Tricsch- mann. Jack Homer, Charles Prichard. Sue Crsburn, Jerry Phillips, Evelyn Cunningham, Paige RatcllfT, Graham Sudbury, Louise Turner, Immy Henry, Vernell O'Neal, R. C. which would remove mo*t day-to-day declalona In the tW» aupervlalon of Palestine from veto range. This would involve setting up Russia's proposed ll-natiou Palestine commLsskxi as an organ of the would General Assembly which to t!\ Seeuiitj Council. The TJN Atomic Energj Commisclon operate* OB *uch a Mill. MONEY NAME TOUR NEED New Opportunities—Old Debts New Clothes — Education Unexpected Illness — Travel Low Rates — Friendly Service mom MM m W. ASH IT. BLYTMCVU.U Automobile Association Wants Drivers Trained WASHINGTON', Nov. 4. (UP) — The American Automobile Association mi 111 today It wants lo teach overy scliool student En the country to drive H car safely and well. It told 600 delegates to Its.45th onnnal meeting that already 1,000 hU'h schools throiigout tlio nation have UaininK programs for student drivers, but tliat tills is not oncvigh. The goal, three speakers reported, IB the establishment of driver training courses in every secondary school"Our greatest opportunity for a greatly improved traffic safety Daring Robbery ATL..NTA G'A., NOT. 4. (UP) — Four suspects in last week's 175 000 Jewelry robbery In Birmingham were held for Alabama an thorities today by Pulton (At lanta) County police. Hold orders were placed afte the men run through a series o police lineups. Detective Pro Bradford did not say whether an> one identified the men. But the were viewed !»•• I-puls W. vicumlzed jeweler, and member of his family, last night. Birmingham uotectlve George Palmer was here working on the case with Bradford. The men held were listed as Bill Cain of De- cainr, Ca., Bmerson Brown of Car- aged farmer, according to coroner ' rollton. Ga.. Charlli Campbell ana Wright said that assistant Prosecutor H. L. Methvin of Trumann, Ark., was en route to Harrisburg to put the confession in writing and file first degree murder charges. Methvin said in Trumann that Ates' confession will exonerate his brother, 54-year-old Tom Ates, who is being held in the Craight-ad County Jrtil at Jonesboro lor investigation in the killing. Wright quoted George Ates « saying that he killed Herman, 48- year-old Poinsett County farmer, during an argument and after Herman threatened to kill him. He told officers he had quarreled with Herman three or four times previously. Wright added that Ates said he struck Herman on the head while the two were in the hunting cabin alone. The blow killed the middle- Frank Bushong. Jeff Rell. no addresses. Later, Ates told the sheriff, he Jewel thieves entered the Perry dragged Herman from the house, home last Thursday night, tied onto the ground and under a higli porch, where he slashed his throat with ft butcher knife. the jewler and his wife and daughter- Three remained there while the other three (creed Perry Allen, La June Autry, Richard Ded- lan, Aleda. Freeman, Peggy Jo Freelan, Helen Seymore, Nancy Shlv- tey, Dlanna Zeller, Louis Anderson, Gay Oarrigan, Benny Johnson, Bety Jo Smith, Lucille Hubbard, Maxne Hipp, Melba Pryor. J. B. Riggs, Don Peterson. Bobby Faye Whiscn- huiit, Juanlta Eberdt. fNTERVEKTfOT Contfawd from Page 1. partition of the holy land In 1S4S. The compromise efforts were expected to show quickly whether the TJN General Assembly will ,set In motion at this session the withdrawal of Great Britain from the Holy Land and formation of twin Arab and Jewish states-there. Soviet Delegates Semyon Tsarap- kin laid the Russian plan before the General- Assembly's Palestine Partition Subcommittee yesterday. He was scheduled to explain today the role his country thought the Big Five veto should be allowed to play during the period between departure of British troops and the time when Palestine would become independent. 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