The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 8, 1947 · Page 3
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WKUNHSDAY, JANUAKY 8, 1!M7 Byrnes Accuses Polish Politicians British and Soviets Urged to Join U. S. In Making Reprimand •WASHINGTON. Jan 8 (UP) — The United Slates accused the Polish sovermneiH yesterday of fail- Ing to fulfill its promise lo arrange for free unfettered elections. It appealed to the Soviet Union and Great Britain lo join in ciill- '• 'his violation to Poland's at- tciuioji ' i a "most insistent manner. Secretary of State James P. Jiyrncs disclosed this government's altitude at a press conference He released the icxts of idcn;;;-n| miles |-PK:II'(||J)(; the forthcoming Polish elections. The notes already have been delivered lo Ihe Soviet gov- enuneiil in Moscow ami to the British ambassador here. The noles expressed United Stales concern .-.bout "increasingly frequent reports of repressive measures which the polish provisional uov- crmnciil has seen fit to employ" against Democratic elements in Poland. "These repressive activities on the part of thc provisional government," the notes said, "have now increased in intensity to thc point were, if they do not cease immediately, there is little likelihood IDat elections can be held in accordance with the terms of the Potsdam Agreement which calls for free and unfettered elections..." Byrnes cited a long list of "reprehensible methods" employed oy the Polish government in denying freedom of political action lo the Polish Peasant party, vice Premier Stanislas Mikolajczk. leader of thc polish peasant party, reported thc "methods" lo the United Stales. Soviet and British governments. "In the view of my government," HJTJICS said, "what is involved here ML the sanctity of international TSa-cements...Thc obligations with rc.sp-ci to the Polish elections which my sovernmeni assumed at Yalla and reiterated at Potsdam together Kith the Soviet and H:i- tish governments, and the obligations subsequently assumed by Ihe Polish government and frequently reiterated, provide for the conduct of free and unfettered elections..." I,ive Looser Statistics reveal that for every three men aged between 75 and 80. there arc four women For every four men more than 85 there are seven women BlY'JUIimi.Ufl (AKK.) COUKU5R NEWS He Carefully Avoided Traffic Hazards nlshcd by (he Council of Kc-nnumlc Advisers headed by Dr. 1-idwlii Ci. Noui.se. The council wns (-rental ».v the employment law. Most of the I'u-Mcicnt's recommendations lollowej the piiuern 0 [ his slate I ol I he union message. I H<> said in discussion of taxes I llml "cveiyonc is IIKICCU lhat tile x burden is meal and should be teduiTd as soon us possible." "When reductions come, it will be Impuiiaul lhat (hey be lulily and cciullubiy distributed, thai they i'0nlnbm<- io Ihe maliUcnanee of Blytheville's ?.> -Baby Headquarters! The Tot- Shop £?:*>:>: xx>:x>:>;>;;«:>;>:>::»:>;v;.:>:>:;< FISCAL POLICY Continued from I'ajfe 1. cicntly to lake thc increased production off the market." He said thc major approach to boosting purchasing power is to reduce prices. He estimated unemployment, nt. 2.080.000 and said this virtually was the irreducible minimum under our economic system. Mr. Truman urged Congress to increase thc mininaim wage uhcici' the wage-hour jaw and boost social security benefits to meet ris- iilK living costs. He also called for 1.000,000 more housing units in 1947 and a prompt start on a longrange "rousing program "to reduce th c co.st of housing on all fronts and by all desirable methods." All-. Truman advanced tivo basic programs—one short range, the other lont; range. His recommendations on rent controls and taxes were quick and lo thc point: Rents: "The Congress should take steps at once lo extend rent control beyond next June. A large increase in rents would substantially reduce purchasing power." Taxes: "Expert and lay opinion is in agreement on thc rule ol sound public finance that calls for a surplus-in government revenues over expenditures while employment is high and the total of iii- comc is large. In the present economic situation, it is clear that it would he unsound fiscal policy to reduce taxes." races GOP Opposition On Monday, Ihe President not only turned a deaf ear to Republican demands for large tax reductions, but he advocated restoration of the wartime excise taxes which expire 0:1 June 30. His proposal today for continuation of taxes at. current levels was certain to encounter rough sailing in the . PAGE THKEB burden (in (.ml lhat work Hint sential lor llon," lie "'1'heii' puwer by lediii'hm Ihe Ihe uia;s of consumers ihey help provide ihe biiMness incenllvcs es- u him, level ol nroUtic- of companying Uie'.e cbjeclives of lax Jiol.ey und of miikiui: nn equitable rcdiK'llon of laxe.s fulrly ilistribulcd over all levels »f Ineouie." This Mpparciilly (iicnni tliat If COIIRIVM '.lie I'le the Republican-controlled House Senate. He will develop his ideas more fully in Friday's Kel message. Mr. Tinman sun>rajn/ed long-range jjiosram this way: "1. Efficient utilization of force. Muxinusm utilization of productive reyotirces. •3. Encouragement of free competitive enterprise. "4. Promoting welfare, heallh and security. "5. Cooperation in international economic relation.-. "6. Combating economic relations." He called again for permanent legislation to achieve Ihe purposes of thc now defunct lair employment practices committee. "We must end discrimination in .. employment or wages i-.sainst cer- tin- u<:c of public wo:ks projects as lam classes of workers regardless: depression cushions, the president ' of their individual abilities.' 1 he! :'dv<:enied the stabilii-ntlon ot i>u»- 5ili<1 - I He works ronsUuction "accordinu 1 Such Oiscriminniion. he added.! 10 ol! '" lons-lerm needs." ' was "icpungnant to Aineri:-an Dem- anil t'.eneral trcuMny lunds instead of tax, entirely from the special Social Sccm-iiy taxes. Opposes t'lnnp-rrimhiK Mr. Tinman rejected pump-priming Huong); public, works program — u device use! 1 , by ihe Kile Pies- i ideut Roosevelt a:- an arteciuate I salcKuard aiiainsi recession "or an adequate- finhlinj; apparatus, against depression." i Other high spots In Ihe PICA!- | dent's IS.UQO-svord report: i 1. A long-ranne. flexible federal program to support, larm incomes at "reasonable levels." This pro- cram, he said, "should be designed to encourage adjuslmenls of pro- ciue.lion in line with the canacil'vT of markets to take products at u. mire remunerative lo efficient farruiim." Wilhnut rimvpMelv ruling out ociaiie. principles and oflen resulted in artificial "labor shortsim-s in the midst of Inbar surplus."" | "Employers and unions both need to lecxaminc and revise practices resulting in discrimination," he j said. "I recommend thai, at this session, the Congress provide per- i manent federal legislation dealing with this problem." From a long-range viewpoint. Mi- Truman recommended a drastic! overhaul of Ihe Social Security i laws to increase the amount and duration of employment benefits, to extend -benefits to persons not now covered and to include health insurance. He also- proposed lhat thc Social Security system be financed in part by Payment from ONE STOP SERVICE! We arc fully .slorkod and c(|iii|)j)«l to K'vo you complete shopping ami ciir service ;tl this lime. 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He ndvoraled tliat this noun- try's foreiRii Hade "be established on a more nermanent basis." tirg- IUK new effort in behalf of the .-\mni~an program lo secure ihe reciprocal reduction of trade barriers. But he disclaimed any Intention lo feduce import ' biirrlt-r.?' indisct iininately. j Find Taxes A itunlcn \ Mr. Trinnan's report was bi^rd on dalu.and rerommemiatlons ftir- fiiivea any lax reductions. ideiil wiinis Ihe eiils ap- lo llic :;iuallesi taxpuj'c't's 115 New STOCKS! New STYLES! New VALU[S! You'll nfurnyj l, c well-dressed in tlicso coal nnil fhirtwniai circsucs — they're out on sportswear (not lioimc dress!) lines. Sccisnekcr, duiinhrny, liroadcloth in stripes anil cheeks. Si/.ea 12-20,9-15, 38-44, ami ionic 46-52. 4.98' he I - tllX , belief I would be I ' well as the larger , jm -s. jj u i made no mention of im-onie reductions und .slic.wcd his thai lax reductions now unsound. 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