The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 10, 1947 · Page 3
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KUIDAY, JA.NUAUY 10, 10-17 IJIATHKVILLK (AUK.) COUKI1CK NKWH WholesaleLiquor tax Boost Sought Legislator Would , Make Six Distributors ; Pay Million Dollars : BY BOH ItKOWX United I're.ss Stuff C'orresjiomlcnt LITTLE HOCK, Ark.. Jan. 10. — (UP)—Legislation re-quiring Arkansas' C wholesale liquor drillers to liurcha.se stale licenses totaling at Hpit $1.000,000 a year will he introduced by Sen. Ernest Mancr o' Hot springs when the 50th General Assembly convenes here on Monday. However, the measure will not be actively pushed unless an earlier proposal lo place the .stale in the wholesale liquor business is defcalcd. "I'm inclined to i;o nloiiK willi Son. miller tu. J. Butler of Forrest City) in his plan to place Arkansas in the wholesale liquor business." said Mancr. "If it mils, then I'll bring my bill out on the floor. Butler recently announced Unit he would introduce legislation wnirfi would allow Arkansas to set "!> a monopoly in the wholesaling 0[ liquor. He argued that such a I'tiin would bring in some $10,000,000 a year to the slate, allow better regulation of retail liquor outlets, and slow down the move toward prohibition in the state. Two oilier .senators and five members of the, iron.se of Kepresenlalives have publicly announced support of .sonic such plan. Mancr explained today that his Plons calls for a privilege lax on grass profits of wholesalers, to be paid when the dealer pays his $100 annual state license lee." The proposal will be in the form of a license, or privilege tax ns the Hot • 'priiiKs senator explained that nn miccss profits tax would be un- ^Jiiiistitutiona! in Arkansas. There are six wholesale liquor dealers in Arkansas, two of which have branch houses, who would be affected by cither Butter's or Mailer's measure. Five are located in tittle Tiock and one jn Fort Snii'h Branches of two of the capital city fnnns are .situated in Fort Smith and Pine Bluff. Mancr -sai t [ ], c has not. established a fixed percentage of the profits, but i s tentatively eonsider- iiic 2.1 percent of the gross Hc also refused to estimate the sl-ne's take mule,- stich a set-up, but raid ' ^o^ooo'r il c °T, bC 1CM And if. as Sen. Butler estimated* Profits in (he entire business run high as S10.0&0.000 a year then | Calvary Baptists Have Installation Of WMU Officers The entire membership of Calvary Bapllst Church 'Was invited to the special Installation Service of 10i7 officers for Ihe Woman's Missionary Union Tuesday night in the church auditorium, when a ii'uc audience attended, Mrs. Dnrrcll Lunsford was installed ns president, along with <(! other leaders: -Mrs. P. II. Jernigan, tlrsl vice president; Mrs. Vernon >Boyd, second vice iircsi- deni; -Mrs. Raymond Belknap, yomiR people director; Mrs. John Holmes. secretar v and treasurer; Mrs. Lois Webster, Community Missions chairman; Mrs. Floy Smith, mission study leader; Mrs. Sam McClliec. Mrs. Jim England and Mrs. Henry Kerry, circle chairmen; Miss Lncinda Cole, Jack Attawny, Mrs. Bculah Lloyd. Mrs. Henry Berry, Mrs. D. Webster, auxiliary leaders. Mrs. Oren Hunt of Number Nine community 'chairman of the Mississippi County WMU Association, conducted the impressive service in which she used the theme 'A Trip Into the Future on the WMU Express ol the Southern Baptist Convention Line on the Track 1-9-i-T'. The service opened with sinking of the year's song "Hark, the Voice of Jesus Callinn". before 'Mr.s. kay- iiond Belknap gave the devotional. n which Mrs. Sam McGhcc oflcrcd prayer. The new president spoke briefly, following the installation, and the congregation sang "Send the Light" uefore dismissed by R. L. Sanders. Luxor a News Ihe revenue under Maner'.s propos- i] would be much higher. Mancr said he originally intended for all revenue so derived to go to the slate Hospital for Nervous Diseases, but admitted that he °ht have to "cut in" the schools rl other institutions in order to gain needed .support. And he expects his proposal to have a better chance of passage than the state monopoly because, ns hc explained. "the drys can vole for my hill." Earlier, the Hot Springs senator announced that hc would seek continuation of a special 38 cent n gallon tax on liquor, with the revenue being diverted to the hospital. Other liquor legislation which will probably conic before the legislature : A move Eo keep dry counties from participating in liquor revenues; n move to incren.se the tax on liquors; and a move to revise the enforcement division or the State Revenue Department wilh Ihe much-discussed beverage investisa tors taken under revenue department control. Forty-five meinuprs ol tlic First Jiaptist Church enjoyed n covered dish sujjprr in the social (.'outer of tlic church ill Us monthly Inm- ily circle social Wednesday' ninlit. Uurlni; Hie supper pinno solos were rendered by Duvid Hill. Mury- !.vn Meadows anil James Hill. Tile regular Wednesday night pruycr meeting iind monthly business meeting were held aliei thu social hour. Mrs. Tom Callis \v:is hostess to the Methodist, Wesleyan Uuiiii In her home Tuesday night. The stml v for Hie meeting was "Clilld- ren of Foreiiin Lauds." At the eiC ol the study sr.ssloii. the hostess served ice cream and caKe. The first meetini: nf tile Hup- tist Woman's Missionary Society was lield at the Cluu'cli Tuesday atternoon. In the absence of the president. Mis. Waller Wood. 'Mrs. i S. J. Smith presided. The year! books were completed and given | lo the members. Mrs. c. li. Wood.' hostess, served liuit cake. Ire cream - and coffee. Air. Moses Sliman. owner of tin- Lux Theater, is Icuvinj; Sunday by plane for New York cily. After u two days stay in New York Mr. Simian will leave from Lasjuardin Airuorl tot Cairo. ICgypC and from llierc he will go to Uierut, Syria, for a stay of three months. Mr. and Mr.s. S. 1). lionelle left Monday for Miami. Florida where hey will remain for the rest of lie winter. Thc v were accompanied >y their son. A. B. RozcIlD, and Mrs. Rozclle who will lelnru home n two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Charlie Corhraii liad as their guests for ihe week end Iheir sons, Prcd and Lexis Corkran, and their families of Memphis, and Mrs. (jorkran's sister. Mrs. John Corkran. of Wilson. Mr. and Mrs. John Ford Will take their daughter. Peiigy Beth. iii(l niece. Ann Ashley How-lie, to Memphis Saturday to see the play, 'Snow White and tlic Seven Dwarfs" which is beinu -shown this week at the Auditorium. "vlrs. George F. Tturt of Joiner visited her niece, 'Miss Christine Calvcrt. Monday. ami alcoholic beverages. Aslis Ciircdil Study | Mr. Truman accompanied his budget message with an exirnor- dinmy appeal to the public and Congress to understand 11. He called 1 It :i icalislk-. tight and liaritbolled budget which simply undertook lo' carry out government obligations under programs established byCon- sress. The biggest proposed spending figures are; National Defense $11.251>.COO.OOO, Veterans Services and Hcnetils 7,3 J 3,000.000 Interest on National Debt t),000,000.000 International Affairs and Pi- I 11;im ' 1 ' 3,510.000.00(1 IVismis income tax payers would] l)e Ihe biggest source of expected government revenue, us usual. Here are Hit* lop revenue lignres: i Persona! income tux SI9.iao.000.000 Corporate income tax U.270.COO.CUO Kxcise isalesi luxes 0.118.UOO.OIH I'crsonnl income tux revenue will !)(• U|) in the 1DIS fiscal year from the SI8.(i37.000,oan expected from that source in the current fiscal jour. Corporate income taxes will be down irom the current $9221000.000. largely bemuse of repeal (if the excess-pi olits lax. Mr. Truman said expectation of greater pjrsoiuil income lax revenue in fiscal low was based on expectation ol higher incomes lu thai year. His experts estimate thai tnc national income the earnings "I all <,[ us will Jump Sl.COO.OOOOUO to a peak ol $165.000,000,000 In fiscal I9J8. The budget cut national defense deeply from $H.726.000,000 in the current lis.-ai year to $11250000000 in fiscal 11)48. Mr. Truman argued that further cuts in national defense spending would be unsafe lu the world as il is. Ililliim for British If the Republican Congress unable to cut national defense .•ix-nding. 11 Is sure lo fry to .slice down the $:i,510,000.000 allotted ii (lie budget to international affairs and finance. Mr. Truman regard; practically all of these items lixed expenses but the OOP i. skeptical. Here is how mc.st of the ances. admissions, communication: forc.ioht;; sum would lie spent: llrUlsh 1,0:111 $l.tjO,OOO t t)00 t'.xpjn-import bank loans 'fliO.IKlO.OOtl 305,111)0,000 di'paiiinciit (occupied coun- Balanced Budge i I'mliprime Aid Slate ncpailmcnt _. I'loptised foreign relief ;«li.OfX>,.>. Tins latiei- sum would Iv fur special iisslslniirc lo nations which raniHil siip]x>rt themselves lemiinr- ' tl iirllv. They were n<H listed but .. Ciive.c was sugnested as an cxiun- }>le. lii'imblicnns Ihrealeu . |o swlnn the ax,, widest among federal cm- IJloyivi. MI. Triiiniiii reported I hat federal civilian personnel lus iVen redil.'ril ii, 2.3CO.OUO and will be down in 1UUO.OCO by I lie cm! ui tis- cal lii-iii. The number uf employes In 1WJ was 000,000. Mr. Tinman in- foriu.'d Congress thai the Velcnms' Administration, Hie pusl olfii'c and H' treasury. Uigellicr, employ al- o.'i '.iro.flOo civilians now. Mi. 't'niman repoited thai the llimi.il dcbl had been reduced jy SI'O.IMO.OOO.COO trom its vj-15 peak f Slila.GBn.OOO.ODO. And lie prolll- sed rciliiftlon would continue. n,> irml all citizens alilc lo do f«i lo my United Slates saviors bonds. l'ay-as-Voii-kii) I'bii ll. B c,l Me lecommeililcd tlml Cimiiress c-cxaiulne the services guvi'Minu-nt cndi'i.s lo Hie public in In privuli' nduidiiiil.s lo determine what. II >ny, nl them should hi> ]uu , m ; , ia,vas-yoii-f>o ba.sl.s. He said all en-ices could not be so financed Sill In- si!R>sird as a slarli-r (hat •'reu.sonaUli- shale" ol I lie cost. . lirovuli]).. sp,.clali«-d Inuispoita- on liU'llilics. such as airways should be recovered, it is uiuicr- I thai the administration ulso ™ lapping Irui'k operators for Continued from I. surplus to approximately S1.800.0CO,- 000. all of which he would devote to dcbl retirement ii congress made additional revenue available. He said the additional surplus funds would he raised by: 1. Making tile Post Otfice Department self-supporting b\- hiking postal rales S352.000.000, largely on second class mail. '!.. By extending beyond the June expiration date various war emergency excise taxes on such items as furs, jewelry, electrical appli- If your Hose —Spoils Sleep Tonight You'll Ukc the way Va-tro-nol works right whcru Lronbtc is Lo open up nose — relieve stuffy transient con- j;c.stion. ( Also grand for relieving ftitflly, sncczy, st\i f f y distress of lictid colds.) Follow directions In folder. WiCKSVA-TRO-NOL YOU'RE IN THE SAFETY ZONE WHEN YOU CALL HUDSON FOR BETTER CLE We also do: Dye Work Tailoring Alterations Hat Cleaning WITH 8-HOUR SERVICE YOURS FOR THE ASKING HUDSO CLEANER CLOTHIER TAILOR 320 West Main St. Blytficville, Ark. Phone 2612 TJIUEB lusliy. Itepeal would release to the iciiMiry SHO.OOO.COO In lunds now •e.sciveil fur Unit purpose. There '•'•• no reason to believe Congress vill refuse to authorize the propos- ed repayments. ;.,.•: .'.•„, 13til 11 Congress baikcO, Mr'jfru- man's 1(M3. fiscal year budgtt,would show a 517,000,000 deficit, 1 'instead of n $202,000,000 'surplus. , HEALTH 'BEGINS WE FEATURE: SUNDAY DINNERS! Tliciv's uiilliiiiK iiiiywlu'iv thai i'nii vompiiro witli lliu wny \\v ])i'C|iari! (limuirs. steaks or u\-t\i\ your favorilu Kcjil'oml. Why iml conic in Sniu!;iv ;ind ircat Mom lo ;t liolidny from Uu' -SEAFOOD- STEAKS CHOPS CHICKEN THE DELTA CAFE Highway 61 South Phone 3685 MORE AND HOffi WOMEN ARE SAYING . . SHOPPING IS FUN PLENTY OF PARKING SPACE FRONT and REAR! WHEN IT'S ALL DONE IN YOUR HOME-OWNED STORE!" (lily Siuii'i' IMni'ltol li;is ill 1 Mil' rood and supplies you uiidi'i- our roof, nutrli'Dtis SIM vii'f and MOTHER'S BEST V/m DAZZLING, WASHES... SO lONG-lASTIHGI SO CIHIKOUSI BE "PA1.MOIIVE.LY LOW STRONG HEART, 12 OZ. CAN DOG FOOD 2 cans 2 5c OCTAGON cans Sc BLUE WHITE SOAP CHIPS-box 12c CHARMIN KITCHEN rollISc ,asnmere BouQiief SOAP v^' J PREMIER WAFFLE JIFFY PIE CRU SPICED fragrance EACH Men Lovo REG. SIZE 12c IV IA 20 oz, 16c box* 19c CRAB APPLES-. 16ozjar24c 7 Oz. CAN SHRIMP - 15 Oz. CAN SILVER HAKE SUGARED, SLICED 93c 26c APPLES . . No. 10 can $1.45 CAHDKX I''I{IOSH TURNIP GREENS , „ 10 WASHKl) KKI) TKir.MI'H POTATOES KI.OIMDA 2SS SI/IC ORANGES TASTY KKICSII 1(11) ,, S;K , TURNIPS KKIvSH ). 5 COC0ANUTS ,,,18 FKI:SH SMCKI; BUTTER '. lib .89 c uM $11,95 HI CAN LARD STIU-:.M\-()-I,KAN KRKKH C:j)l!NTHY PORK SAUSAGE SLPERIVlARkET S£W3BMaRQQi^3Ji«,

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