The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 15, 1947 · Page 3
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 3

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Wednesday, January 15, 1947
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ij WEDNKSDAY, JANUARY 1G, 194? GOP Drops Idea Of Excise Tax Cut Leaders to Insist On Big Slosh in Levies on Incomes BY SANDOll S. KI.KIN (United Press Staff Correspondent) WASHINGTON. Jan. is. — president Truman was assured of a .500 tailing average today on Ills lax recommendations to 'the new Cotsrcss. Wfipitc the President's opposi- Ifon. Republican lax leaders stood firm on cutting individual income taxes 20 per cent. But^hey agreed to no along will) Mr. Truman in continuing high excise taxes on furs, jewelry, liquor and other luxury items. Excise increases have been in eflcct since 1043. if they were lo end June 30 as scheduled it would cost the government about $1,500.- OOO.OOo a ycr.r in tax revenue. The President told Congress this money Is needed to help retire the public debt. Chairman Harold Knutson, R.. Minn., of tlie House Ways and Means Committee, gave the go- abead for quick action on an excise extension bill but he einplia sized thai his program to reduce income taxes "hasn't been changcci a bit." Meanwhile there were these other congressional clr-velopinents: 1. Sen. Homer Capchart, n.. Ind., warned that the $4.000,000.000 lu portal pay suits threatened to wreck industry. He askqd n Senate Judiciary Subcommittee to approve legislation to throw the suit* out of court. 2. Senate Republicans and Democrats lined up for a test of strength on a GOp request lor n year's extension of the Senate War Investigating Committee and an eight month's extension of the Senate War Investigating Committee said a higher sugar ration ^nild be possible soon but he v»rned housewives not to count on a proposed increase of 15 pounds. Regarding taxes, Rep. Robert A. Grant, R., ind., a Ways and Means commitlecman, plans to introduce an excise extension bill within a few nays. Knutson said that If the committee is organized by .Friday—and there were indications it would be—he would convene it that day to consider Grant's bill. GEORGIANS Conlinuecf from Page f. discharge all officers and men and to deliver all federal and state property to the acting United States property and disbursing officer ;,t ,flie state Storage Depot At Marietta Army Air Base. "All officers and men of the Georgia State Guard arc hereby relieved from further duty." The State Guard has unils in about a score of sizeable G?>r<>ri cilics. " ° ' The strange bailie for executive « :f»vcr, which hart been louchctl It in violence in the early hnurs of loday, slarleu when the stale Jcflslafure electee! Tatmailsc as governor. The election took place at 2 a.m.. nt the tail end of a IB-hour joint session of Ihe House and Senate. Talmadgc was elected on the basis (Hat he had (he grealesl number of write-in votes lor governor in the (icncral election last November Ai- iialj contended that the le(jislnture _BLYTIIBV1LLE (AKK.) Out—After a Quarter Century II was like leaving the old homeslead for some members of Congress who Icfl Washington as the new BIHh Congress convened Above. Sen. Hiirlon K. \Vheelcr, of Montana, in Congress since 1S22, paeks belongings In Senate oflire building, preparatory lo makir,;: way for his successor. had no right lo elect a governor and planned to hold office until Lt. Gov.- Elect M. E. Thompson is swor i in and qualified lo succeed to the office- Young Talmailgc's father, the late Eugene Tahnadge, had been elected governor in the general eleiMkri but he died last month. Immediately after Talmadgc was elected at 2 a.m.. he rushed downstairs to the executive office where Anmll was sitting. The door to Arnall's office was locked. Talmadge's nten broke down the door. Fists Fly in Office "I cio not wish any violence or disorder." Talmndge lold Anmll when he got in. "But I nm 301114 lo set up an of/ice of governor where I please." Arnnll replied he would not sur- i-cmicr his office lo a "pretendm- •• "This office belongs to th!> people, and the people elect th« governor of Georgia, not the legislature," Arnall said. "Then you fail to comply with the mandate of the assembly"" Tni- niadgc said, looking Arnall squarely in the eyes. ' Anmll and Talmndgc spoke calmly m their exchange but Iheir Steel Oil Barrel Racks Ally Size T.LMABRY «3 MISSOURI ST. PH. 3GJ friends standing around were luiu- A fisl fight broke out and Johnnj Nahain. 300-pound bodyguard of Ui late Eugene Talmadgc, gave r. ler- rific beating to T. M. Buchanan, aide .and chauffeur lo Arnnll. Cooler heads finally prevailed in: the lighters were separated. As Arnall left his office, some Talmadge followers pushed fonvar and shook his hands. "Gene Talmadge wouldn't want, to use force." they advised him. Talmadge went to his hotel. Developments in the fight lot power broke rapidly today. At 9:25 a.m., Talmactije established an office for himself in Arnall's main reception room. Appointments Conflict S. Marvin Griffin was appointee Finest Quality Pork ^ Beef Cuts FRESH VEGETABLES FRESH FRUIT will be found at PICKARD'S Phone 2043 1044 Chicliasawba ^_—••"""» rrovucMi ot rm» Af Your Store DO N' t BE CAUGHT!WIYR and sworn In by Tulmntlgo to be stale adjutant general. Arnall countered by appointing Col. R. w. Collins, rommnmlei- of the State (Dome) Ciwird, lo be Ills adjutant general. Arnall telephoned Secretary of Wnr Robert I'lilteram In Wiisliln;. t"u and usked his support of Collins in the post. Both Arnnll and Tulmndiic wi'rc in (heir offices, about 20 feet nwuy from each other throughout Ihe momlne. Importers went from one to the other for their atatcmei.ta and appointments. Tiiluindec announced he had named Charles D. Kcdwine. i' ar - sylh, On., banker, to be sluie revc- Arimll announced he lind a»- poiuted T. M. Price lo Ihat post. Mciuwhilo stiv.j Auditor H. E Jlmi.sher, Jr.. iinnounce.l that ponding settlement of Ihe uubenu- torlal controversy, he would follow orders of the General Assembly in issuing cheeks. "if « situation arises where I cannot proceed under General A> sembly orders. 1 will llsk Attorney Get era Eugene Cook for «., o 1)ln - loii." Thrasher suhl. Cook previously had ruic-l that Arnall Imd the right, tf he so desired under the State Couslluuion to hold office four more years slm-c in:- hn Hotel Guests 4re Routed in Indiana City TCItliK HAUTE, nut., Jan. 11. ~ SCOrtl - . were routed from Iheir leTl'aY"-'i" C °' m Noflh «»' Hold IBM uiBhl n, Terrc name's second lire In three days. The blaze was confined (<> u ' „,„,,., r , iouBlii , m<tci . el.v. Tllc "' rooms short 'J' niter The Ihree-nlmm blnzo brought out inually every pleee of t:rc- i ghllnc ,'o.ulpmi'nl In Ihe city, ;md firemen helped ,U least TO DC -.sous escape by | ftlUlei . s O lh "r .mes s wore lea to surety IhroHsh smoKe- r Brings MIGHTY FAST Long-lasting Relief In COUGHS CHEST COLDS to rarly filled corrldws. Another tint broke out euniViy niorniiiB »t (he llnulr. House, but .all (ho hotel's uuesls esciiped unlnjuied, Mremnn .sold Hit bla/e wa.s blurted :iy n i'l(jiu'uii ( . hi n room occupied i>v a survlccnnm. N'iitiirnl Hforehouse It luis been tsllmuled lhat Anieilnni f.ncsi capture ami store as much of (he .sun's encr R y annual .v lis Is contained In ,,, 1( . , llu | onp-))»lf ijlllion toils or coal PAGE THREE WASHER SERVICE rcl , i, ou , . »!,»r« ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. >. W AOAMfl Mir I'bo.r »oil . Rcfrigorofor Sorvic* •"•red l.»wlcr <. ADAMS APPLIANCE CO., Inc. NOTICE OP I'IMNO OF APPLICATION FOR 1.IOUOK PERMIT Nonce Is hereby given that the nndorsluncil has Illeu with the Com- mlKsloner of lievenues of the Hli'tc of ArkniiNiis fur permit to sell nivj dispense vinous or splriluoufi lltiuora for iMvcnigc at relnll on the premises described us l^achvlllc Aiic Appllciilion Is for perm'! lo IK. Issued for operation IwnlnnhiR on Ihe M day of Jnaunry, 191V, «nd to expire on the 30lh day of Juae 1011 DIGtSIIl/E TRACT ^'1 relief Is wimcw nv. r * 'V '"I" •»'*' t ' r ''rt™liiial truct. Nifiji^L&^SJ*"""^-^ sss5i!;as3i ns prcsciibcd by Bulletin dat«4 Jta- uury 7, 1938 and Supplement*! ft*f ulatlpu No. -19, effective . iSty-'-W, ' J. W.'Alexander. • TAXI! CITY CAB DIAL 924 DAY OR NIGHT Anywhere in City Limits . 25* PRICE SALE SHOES YOU CAN WEAR NOW AND THROUGH SPRING Many Different STYLES \ and DESIGNS 3i • .... BLACK PATENT LACK & BROWN SUEDE CHECK THIS LIST OF. PRICES AND SAVE? Were $9.98 Now Red and Brown • ALLIGATOR CALF Black and Brown • CALFSKINS Black and Brown • GABARDINE ~ m '" fm "-"''*''~-~mmmm**^ m ,^^,^ m . m . m ,^ ffr 500 PAIRS Were $8.98 Now . . . . Were $7.98 Now Were $6.98 Now .... Were $6.00 Now . . . . Were $5.00 Now .... '499 M.49 199 '3.49 '3,00 '250 CASUALS and PLAY SHOES Wedge or J-ln. Spring Heel In Blacks, Browns and Reds, '/ 2 Price 300 PAIRS of our $3.98 HOUSE SHOES $1.99 Pair THIS, OUR ANNUAL JANUARY CLEARANCE STARTS THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 9 a.m. All Sales Are FINAL No Exchanges or Refunds

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