The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 23, 1946 · Page 5
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 5

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MONDAY, DKCJOMBICU 23, 1940 200 Registered As Lobbyists NeV Congressional Roster Still Growing; Clarification is Asked By (il'OIKil-: K. KUP.DV, Jr. (Unitni IV«ss .SUIT Cnrrcspanilciit) WASHINGTON, Dec. 23. — The sessions of the 80th Congress will Watched over by more than ?oo .dally registered lobbyists, n'. 'Cast half of whom still wonder whether they really belong ;n lhal Category. '''he roster of lobbyists, which t:i- day reached 205, is still growing. I: addition; Hgu.sc and Senate olfioials have scores'of inquiries from or- (•'aiiigiitlons mid individuals all ovci the country asking whether they should register. One of the lobbyists has no doubt at all jiuoiit his status, lie Js I3en- jiimlii c." Marsh. Washington representative of the "Peoples' lobby," who was the lirsl lo register w'iih 'lie House and Senate und'.n- the Marsh claims to be the only man in Washington with Ihe fun to call himself a lobbyist. "My organization had that wore i» its title when the rest of these •lolnmy-coine-latclys were avoiding it like the plague." he said. Uul the problem is not so simpl" for others. Parliamentary experts oelicve Congress will have to amend tlie reorganization act to clarify the /lobbying provisions. f Typical is the pru'olcm of ;i Mid- Western lawyer who recently w;ms lo officials asking whether lie should I'CKislOl 1 . He pointed out that he frequently "Wcai-.s before congressional committees for clients interested in legislation. But his work in Washington is confined entirely to such testimony. Clearer ElcfinUicHi Ur^ed 'This lawyer expressed the bc-Moi that a lobbyist should be ilefmed «s a person who approaches individual congressmen to enlisL their support for or against pending bills. He expressed a personal unwillingness to apply the term to himself unless lie must. Another lawyer registered with the statement that he does not believe that he is a lobbyist hut that he does not want to take any chances. He explained that his main client is an Egyptian tobacco (rust attempting lo buy Japanese iniii.- sugawa tobacco leaf. Under the terms of the American occupation of Japan, (his le.if can be bought only through ihe Reparations Commission. But, the i lawyer expressed fears that his activities might involve legislation in sonic manner. Parliamentary experts said they did not Irelicvc that the lobbying provisions of tile registration bill covered people whose only conijrts- .sional activities involved testimony before committees. • But they s.ud llM; provisions were unclear. Organizations which have roistered with the House and Semite :->r lobbying activities include labor unions: manufacturers and trade associations; the Women's Christian Temperance Union: the Townscnd- ites; reserve officers associntions _BLV1'I11SVILLB (AJUL) COURIKl MKWB Land Ho! Emergency Operation Performed EAST CHANGE, N. J., Dec. 23. (UP)—Four-year-old Thomus, Staney had his throat cut with a sharp, inc-lnch cm-vine knife yesterday-ml It saved his life. While cat hi); breakfast, the boy ttempted to swallow the seed uml ulp of hnlf an orange, but It b^- ame hopelessly lodged In his lliroai. le ran choking Into the living loom •here his father, Charles Shuiicy, Three Craddock brothers so into totem pole formation as they arrive in New York aboard the He dc France. Francois serves as "lookout," supported by I'uul nml Henry. Known in Europe us the "I-'i'itcliini," they'll cnlcr- l;in in :i .Miami nichl club. Appeal Gets CPA Order for Extra Trousers CLEVELAND. Dec. 23. (UP)—1 W. Hahn may be the man wh- in-ought back two-pnnls suits. Hahn was having a suit made. II wanted two pairs of pants, hot: matching the coat nnd .vest, .'.vine- is prohibited by the Civilian Pro duction Administration. So on De< 9 Hahn wrote this letter to ih Appeals Branch, Textile Divlsioi CPA Depl. 7725: "I respectfully ask your pcrmissio to hare a pair of trousers made t match n coat and vest made by th Rictumn Brothers of Cleveland." Today Hahn had his reply: "Based on your reprcscnlnUons, on recommendation of the Textile Division, and pursuant'to paragraph (F) of Order L-224. the provisions •as reading. Stanley pounded his son on Ihe ack, but to no avail. Alarmed, he ailed upstairs to. his brother, Dr. 'hoinas Stanley. The physlclnii, realising the hov was choking to death, sent his irother Into the kitchen for a sharp :nlte. And while Tommy's father held lim Immobile on the couch, (lie loctor used the knife, n nlne-hioli iladc of the common kitchen varle- y. to silt the boy's throat near he windpipe, allowing him to ircathe. Tommy then was rushed to Pros- ij'terian Hospital In Newark, when: Dr. Henry n. Orton. a thront spc- Air Bases on Ice Needed by Army, General Insists NEW YOKK. Dec. 23. (UP>—The construction of alt 1 bases on the ice basses of (he Arctic Is being considered by the- Army Air Forces, according to MaJ. Cien. Orvll A. Anderson, cominniider of the air war college, Maxwell Pield, Ala. Anderson, who Is attending the polar subcommittee meeting of the Institute of Navigation, snld yesterday that engineers have recommended the Polar regions for uir bases because of "surface conditions providing. In terms of economy, for decisive alrpower." He said steel landing mills placed on the ice would provide landing strips, "The potential foes we see today are on the other side of the Arctic," Anderson said, "nnd In planning future wars we must Inwe a planned strategy lime for specific operations. Weapons are so costly that they canuul be bought for general purposes but must have a specific known application In terms of distance, weiilher, and lion." clallst. operated ana removed the obstruction. Hospital authorities said the hoy was recovering nicely. and a number of private educational' >>f paragraph to (I) and voters associations. Ex-Navy Pilot Cited Walter Lee Butler, brother of ,!c;-- ry C. Butler of Rt. 1, Blytlwiilc. has received a permanent citation of the Air Medal which he csrn.cd while a Navy pilot. during the v«ir. and (D) arc waived to the extent required to permit your supplier to make, sell and deliver to you for your ow:i use one extra pair of trousers to match a suit. "This grant is made on condition that in every other respect order L-224 and all other orders and regulations of the Civilian Production Administration are complied with according to information released by '" fu "-" the Ninth Naval District this ~ ' lm >', nin £- ,, Japanese forces in the Western Pa- Mr. Butler was awarded the .Mr cific area from May 22 to Juti" 4 Medal for aerial operations igai'nA 1945. 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Serving Eastern Arkansas >»:X>:K:O"^ PRE-CHRISTMAS CLEARANCE FOR GIRLS, TEENS, MISSES AND WOMEN COATS AND SUITS NEW FALL STYLES Originally $19.98 to $21.00 Originally $24.00 to $26.75 Originally $29.95 NOW 15.00 18.00 22.00 GIRLS AND TEEN-AGE COATS Originally $14.98 to $16.98 Originally $19.98 NOW 11.00 14.00 DRESSES - . .crepes, spuns, wools Originally $6.98 to $8.60 Originally $9.00 fro $10.98 Originally $12.98 fro $15.40 NOW 5.OO 6.50 8.00 ROBES SUEDE Originally $6.98 CHENILLE Originally $7.98 fro $8.98 QUILTED Originally $12.98 fro $16.98 NOW 4.87 5.89 8.89

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