The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas on January 30, 1947 · Page 9
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The Courier News from Blytheville, Arkansas · Page 9

Blytheville, Arkansas
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Thursday, January 30, 1947
Page 9
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THURSDAY, JANUARY 30, 1947 BLYTHBVILLE (ARK.); COURIER NEWS PAGE NINE Graduated Tax On Bauxite Urged Twelve House Members Introduce Bill to Hike Levy on .Resources L1TTLI-; ROCK, Ark.. Jiin. 30 (UP)—A bill WHS introduced in the Houso yesTci'dny to it-vise the .severance t;ix on bauxite flntl bring in an estimated $6.493,000 annually The measure was signed by Ron Talbot Feild, Jr., of Hcmpsteai j^^ounty and by H other reprc.sen • :i lives It would plucc an average ta> of $5 per short ton on nil bauxit produced in Arkansas. 1'elld said the tax would be col lected on a basis ot chc-micnl coin position of Uic ore. A higher griul ore would bring :i higher tax. The rate would range from S3 1 ton on bauxite containing 1C pe cent silica tuul 44 per cent alumln to S7 a ton on ore containing, lef than 4 per cent silica and mor than 55 per cent alumina. The present Lax is figured on a rate ol 2.0 pen- cr-ut of the gross market value at the point of severance. Feild described the present income Irom taxo.s on bauxite as ''negligible." He said the tax would increase the price of crude aluminum !>y one' cent per pound. The bill also is designed as a conservation measure, il.s sponsor said. Revenue irom the increased tax would bo distributed equally to teachers' salaries and for repairing, maintaining and creeling public school buildings. In the bill a clause designed lo beat down opposition of the ulumhuuvt interests. It provided that the lax would not (jo into effect unless the U. S. government had 'increased tin: present import tariff on bauxite before Sept. 1, 1947. Feild sale! ilia proposed tax would •l;e paid by users of crude alumi- f * mini throughout the world. He said that Arkansas now collects less than three per cent of its revenue from severance laxcs, while Texas receives 75 per cent of its income from taxes on natural resources. Happy Accident Senator Asks Earmarking Of Revenues Notaries Must Qualify As Electors in Arkansas U'ITJ;B UOCK. Ark,, Jnn. 30. (Ul'i— A 19-your-oUl 'woinnn ran-1 not serve ns a nolnry public U'j Arkansas, Ally. den. OUy K. 'Williams ruled todny. ) WASHINGTON, Jnn, 30.—(UP) " Tn on (million to SMI. Russell El-; George A. Wilson. R., la., rod of Slloam Springs. William*, ioliilcd out that under tlic 1*-' " nolary public must possess I proposed today that Congress enr- • mark at least 10 per cent of BOV\ ei'iimcnt expenditures each vear I for retiring the national debt. 1 He Introduced a resolution ask- inc an amendment in the budgo- 1 tary procedure set forth in the j congressional reorganization act. I Wilson would require Hie Srn- ! ate-House committee to recommend an amount to be paid on the national debt each year equal at least to 10 pel cent of the over i U government receipts estimated tor ie year. The budget committee now is ro- lircd merely" to recommend >e- icing the public debt If estimated ccelpts exceed expenses, iched. It lie will lt>kc the land WR ill deed It to Win outright Ovir ope ot course Is that he will live n it." I3lind in one eye for nearly two years, Hiduird J. Herbert, ot Chicago, hnppily reads newspaper with lull vision after explosion in [urnacc liu was lending restored sight in his blinded eye. Totally blinded by concussion from shell during rAltle ot the Rhine, sight ot one eye had been restored in Army hospital. Survey Reveals 10 Per Cent Drop In Cost of Food (By United Press) The cost of a homc-cookcc! roast beef dinner with nil llie fixings has dropped Tin tu'ei-Hgc of 10 per cent In representative American cities within the last three months, a survey showed today. Tlie survey was conducted in. eight cities of various sizes, aiul present prices were compared with those of Nov. 15. when the-'Bnrean of Labor Statistics reported thai the price spiral hit its peak. The dinner on which the survey was based consists of a can of vcge- tcble, soup, two hunches of celery, two paunds of potatoes, a four- pound t>cef rib roast. One pound of string beans, a quurt of milk, a quart of ice'cream, n loaf of bveatl' ami n ha\f pound of butter. The meat course and the butter accounted for much of the decrease. The average nrice of butter in the eight cities surveyed was 46 1-2. cents a half-pound Nov. 15. Today it wii.s 35 c^uts. The average cost of a four pound roast Nov. 15 was $2.40. The price today was S3 10. •Most of Din other items remained at r.bout the .same level. DisabledVeterart, Seeking To Give an Eye for Farm, Offered Tract as a Gift BIRMINGHAM, Ala.. Jan. 30. — (UP)—All army sergeant and his wife, deeply touched by the pilch of n disabled war veteran in Illinois, today offered to give the. cx- GI a 40 acre farm without the vet eran having to pay the price of a: eye for it. Sgt. and Mrs. Richard petty snv picture of James Edmonds. 36 of Ashley, 111., who wrote a S Louis newspaper that he would giv one of his eyes for enough monc to buy a farm. Edmonds said tha he suffered from a stomach ai ment which prevented him fro! working regularly and which h feared might make him a burden to his family. "We went into a conference," the sergeant's wife, who owns the property ssiirt. "And we decided to offer the farm with no strings at- tho. of an elector, one of wliicli Is that a voter must be 21 of aBC. - . ^ freshly Roasted, Freshly Ground ] And Less than Thirty-Five a Pound! When you buy the 3-Pound Economy bag.; Read Courier News Want Ads. W. J. 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