The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on December 24, 1946 · Page 11
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 11

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Tuesday, December 24, 1946
Page 11
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TUESDAY, DECRMB-RR 24, 19-10 BLYTHEVILLK (ARK.) COURIfcR NEWS Non-Veterans Now Can Build New Housing Chief Junks Old Priority System to Get Results WASHINGTON, Dec. 24. <UP>— Housing Expediter Frank R. Crce- don yesterday formally junked the eld priority system for • Veteran." housing and set up. effective today « simple new system under which non-veterans as well as veterans nuiy build homes for their owr The action was in. line will President Trumans' recent ly-au- naunced decontrolled housing pro- mum which clears the way for al civilians to build homes, and removes $10,00o pi io<T ceiling on new housing construction. Under the old system, veterans wore given a so-callcrt HII priority to construct houses. Similar priorities were issued Co builders with the understanding they would sell or rent lliem to veterans. After CO days, they could sell or rent them to non-veterans if veterans did not buy or rent them during that period. The new permit system, outlined by Crcedon at a press conference also applies (o builders constructing houses to be sold .or rented t.» veterans. It does not apjtv to manufacturers of pre-fabricated houses. These manufacturers already, have received allocations for scarce materials through the first quarter of 1947. It has not been decided what will be done after March 31. Priority holders will continue to receive materials from' dealers under the preference program. The s'lO.Coa sale ceiling and 580 rental cpiling will continue in effect on construction completed under the HH priority program. •Under the new system, permits also will be issued to veterans mnK- iiig alterations on their homes, up to $10,000; to home owners whose dwellings have been damaged bj fire and flood, up to S4SO; to home owners providing additional space to house veterans or members o their own imediate family, up to S5CO. and to educational institutions to provide housing for veterans. Applicants must meet severa conditions, including constructioi for year-aromul HSR, total flooi aiea not to exceed 1,500 squari feet except for basements, porches unfinished attics and garages; onl; one bathroom may be cciuippei with fixtures, and rental must i o bb more than $80 a n^nth. .Applications for permits will b made to stale and district office of the Federal Housing Adminiatra I lion. Educational institutions wi make their applications to th Federal Public Housing Authority. Crcedon indicated that tho set aside program lo provide enotig material to meet the old priority prcgvam will be cut sharply. Public Hysteria Gan Hurt Labor, Lawmaker Savs WASHINGTON. Dec. U.— <UPI -Hep. Richard J. Welch, R, Cat.. who may head the House Labor Committee in the new Congress, saul today lie feared that "public hj'sterin" created by the recent coal strike .uould lead to too-rigid con- | trols- on union activities. ^'\\ r c don't know ho',v long (his hysteria witl last nor how far Congress will go." Welch said in an in'lervicw. ..Welch headed the InVior commit- Happy Hollywood Family Ottoman Dozes and Dishes Out Gifts for Folk He Writes About H,Y FREDERICK C. OTHMAN U«Ho4 ft**s Staff (*urrr«|MMi4ent WASHINGTON, Dec, 24.—(UP) —It's the day before Christmas [ind nil Ihrgugh the capital nobody much Is stirring, VnclutUUK me. I'm silting under my tree with my eyes shut, sniffing llio elegant Happily married for 20 years, screen star George Murphy defies the Hollywood jinx against home lite. Still a contented family man 12 years lifter he brought his wife Julie, former New Yorlc night-club dancer, to the dim capital, he sees nothing but smooth marital sailing ahead. They attribute Ihclr happlness^in large part to their children, 3-year-old Melissa ("Missy") nnd p'eim'ls, 8, who, above, have cornered George for a reading session. ee in Republican Congresses in jrc-.New Deal days, and can.he its hairman again if he wants. However, he also is in line for the chair- manship of the House Merchat Marine and public taiids Conjhiit lees and has not yet decided '.vhic he will take. , .. : And Thanks — to All Our Friends For Their Patronage and Cooperation During 1946 iicnlngon; full-stun clilps of to Ihc patrons of the federal cafeterlits, ( mj » vulllnti w.iii '« Hie haberdushor who thought ho ''mill! net. SU50 each lor slrlped ium shirts. Muncy.bngs John Snydei smell and fVellnij generous. I'm the man In the sled across (lie looftoyis and I'm delivering gifts a fellow needs. At 1600 Pemisylvnhln Avenue I'm dropping ))• presidential use soon on enpl- I hill, ten lessons on how to bu hypnotist. for daughter, Mai-gurct. I have a ig Of invisible-Kill llukl (sprinkle! n a few drops and rub in well) she can date the boy friend 'llhout benefit of autograph ounds, or secret service agents, Ither. Jimmy Byrnes gets a chance to lee]>>a while In his own bed. I ave some new mall trucks lor (ho x>slniuster general who lins 'run tit 01 baling wire; for Wilson Wyntl I om rushing nn expedited louse to Louisville. A genuine, genlle sen monster ills the request of - Fi'eo Orslnger, he federal fish expert, who has •ead about suqh beasts for 40 years. >ut never seen one. For the U. S- Senate I hiive eight ounces of fresh kerchoo to fill both Its Japanese snuff boxes. 1 am delivering checks for po:- tal-to-portnl. pay 10 the laborers bottle oi bluck ink to replace the ml mid the fervent hupc hi>'s allowed to use It. T«m Ctiuk. the nlUmu-y m>ner- !il who joined In the ;:mll.>s iibnnl his renled claw-hummer tout, go'.i mi affcctlunnli' p.u on his wrinkled back. Adiulnil Richard u.vr'l \\eiu us far us he possibly could K<> Horn my own North Pole head- qiiiiiters and must be sulbjlled whh my long-rHslnnce good wishes. Kor Sen. Homer Ferguson 1 him 1 a witness, who'll tell the truth mid mulling else the first, thuu mound. ' Ilir Hep. Marion Bennett o! Mo. I've brought u speclnl conarcsslon- »1 cluilr (o keep his feel diirlnir debates. Sen Willliim UIIIR- or N. O. gets a sulphur tnatcl IDV use on his nevor-IU-yct cigui .liin 1'reslon, the e.spcrl on ihlng sejiiitorlnl, receives a Imiul-cl^sp (in 1 favors rcmlurcd and quostlons :uiMvci'cd. So do ninny other peo- iile. I've found some buyers for the surplus winches on the Maritime ComtnLssion's liuiion I,. Hunter. l-\ir Johi.i L. Lewis 1 .hiive u copy of liurllelfs quotations; he might ns well get his Kh!il:i«iicare. rl(^hl. Only one still on my list is Sen. COP'S Senate Leader Confers With Truman WASHINGTON, Deo,, 'J4. (UP) Senate Republican leader Wailace U. White. Ji , of Malii; ton- ferrcd with Piesldent Ttutnan yesterday j'Aljoul .the vncilticy on the 1'Vdcral Coiniinin'cations Com- mlwlon. ' White, who Is tinted to become hahinun of the Senate Tnter- Charles R. ncnny, nc,l!n« clinir- nian o( the Federal Comintinicu- tiins Comnilsslon, is expected to be promoted to tho clialrirum- shin o( thiil agency. witk V*. forthcomlnc Intonation.*! Cjprw* tHtt ties, but the rnlariM seldom i»**r water. portl* R:ad Couiter The waleipower of the world la now 411,000.000 horsepower, an 1"- creuse ol 100 )ier cent In Uio past 10 years, Theodore o. UiUx). The mun has everything, the. evidence slunvs, and r don't know whal to ijlvo him. Kkon| to nil IIIHI nox -thut' I'm n\vnl>« a^aln, I.'m wov^'ietl ahout my Clirlsiraivs, tree; ll's; v!ie(|(lini! like a IJCKUS mink.. 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